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Leveling Lupus Lesions

...on condition. Beverly Gibson says it's been tough living with lupus, a disease that causes the body's immune system to attack its own cells. "It's changed my life a lot," she says. The condition caused lesions inside her mouth and on her face. Even make-up wouldn't cover the spots completely. "I felt like...

Regeneration of muscle

...that engineered "donor cells" can differentiate in living tissue and help repair damaged muscle of recipient mice. When the researchers injected Pax7 (using a gene therapy virus) into the damaged muscle of mice lacking Pax7, they observed the production of muscle-forming cells that not only gave rise to dif...

Solutions Being Sought For Prevention Of Rickets

...vely breastfed children of Asian and black mothers living outside the tropics should receive 280 to 400 IU. They recommend vitamin D supplements be given to children until the growth spurt that accompanies puberty is finished. Moderate sun exposure will also help....

Depression Found To Be A Major Cause for Death in Elderly

...tudy which focused on depression in elderly people living in the community and not in assisted-living facili...strengths of this study is that it involves people living in the community and not in a nursing home environment. They deal with different problems. The resea...

Good News for HIV Patients Also Suffering From Hepatitis C Virus

...for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who are living with both hepatitis C and HIV....

Blood Pressure On The Rise

A new study shows the number of Americans living with high blood pressure has increased 30 percent over the last 10 years. High blood pressure is defined // as having blood pressure of 140/90 millimeters of mercury or higher. Patients who are told by their doctors at least twice that their blood pr...

Food Supplements Can Prevent Alzheimer’

...chers wondered if the reason was because they were living on a diet rich in soy and fish, two foods high in DHA, which has been shown in other studies to help prevent the development of Alzheimer’s. To test their hypothesis, they placed the mice on an unhealthy diet with no DHA. About half were fed this die...

Pollution Found To Impair Lung Development

...he lungs of participants. The data showed children living in polluted cities had a lower capacity to exhale than children living in cleaner cities. Thus researchers say potential long-term effects of reduced lung function are ala...

Limiting Infants Exposure To Smoke At Home

...ne levels, a byproduct of nicotine, of 314 infants living in smoking households. Participating infants were between 4 weeks and 24 weeks old. Researchers from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, found banning smoking in the home was associated with a small but significant reduction in cotinine levels...

Depression A Cause for Death in Elderly

...tudy which focused on depression in elderly people living in the community and not in assisted-living facili...strengths of this study is that it involves people living in the community and not in a nursing home environment. They deal with different problems. The resea...

Eliminating Eye Infection With Antibiotics

...esearchers treated nearly 98 percent of the people living in the community with the medication or, if they could not tolerate the drug, with a tetracycline eye ointment. Researchers measured results over the next two years by testing residents for evidence of the bacteria. Results showed the treatment was ...

Eliminating Eye Infection With Antibiotics

...esearchers treated nearly 98 percent of the people living in the community with the medication or, if they could not tolerate the drug, with a tetracycline eye ointment. Researchers measured results over the next two years by testing residents for evidence of the bacteria. Results showed the treatment was ...

Creating A Greater Awareness Among Smokers

...archers studied nearly 43,000 psychiatric patients living in and out of group homes to explore the correlation between patients' mental disorders and their nicotine and drug use. Results showed 28 percent of patients used any tobacco product, 25 percent smoked cigarettes, and 12 percent were nicotine depen...

The Dangers Of Anorexia

...ition, even if they are still healthy enough to be living at home....

Minimizing The Risk Of HIV Spread

...tion, there are between 800,000 and 900,000 people living with HIV.// Human Immuno Deficiency Virus infects and destroys T-cells in the immune system. Previous research has shown circumcised men are less likely to be infected with HIV, and a new study helps explain why.Researchers examined tissue samples ...

Albendazole Effective In Reducing Seizures Caused By A Common Parasite

...ce. They randomized 120 patients with signs of the living parasite in their brains to receive either 800 milligrams of albendazole per day and 6 milligrams of another drug, dexamethasone, per day for 10 days, or two placebo drugs. Investigators noted a 46-percent reduction in the number of seizures in the...

Mouse Allergen Found In Homes Could Trigger Asthma In Kids

...ay researchers. According to researchers children living in inner-city homes are continuously exposed to the allergy-causing substance found in mouse urine that is circulating in the air and exposure increases their risk for developing allergic sensitivity to mice, just as it does for laboratory workers wh...

Treating Latent Herpes With Licorice

... GA killed the cells in which the latent virus was living by targeting key proteins involved in the latency. The treatment worked without causing toxic effects to the tissue. Though many new drugs are available to treat active herpes infections, but little treatment exists for latent infections. Researchers...

Greek Study Shows Living In The Hills May Be Healthier

...dy took into consideration of health of the people living in the plains and those living in the hills, data taken initially in 1996 and reviewed after 15 years, especially concerned with co...

Risk for Diabetes type II may be in the genes

...outh Asians residing in Chennai, 1083 South Asians living in Dallas, Texas and 858 Caucasians living in Dallas, Texas. While 25% of the people in Chennai belonging to the non-diabetic group were carryi...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... Although feelings are personal and subjective, the human ... objectively represents emotions across different senses, situations and ... University neuroscientist Adam Anderson. , "We discovered that ... cortex, an area of the brain associated with ... captures an individual,s subjective feeling," says Anderson, associate ...
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Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Sophisticated radiation detector designed for broad public use 2Sophisticated radiation detector designed for broad public use 3For children with pacemakers, 'self-competence' affects quality of life 2BrightFocus Foundation announces 55 new grantees in Alzheimer's and vision research 2BrightFocus Foundation announces 55 new grantees in Alzheimer's and vision research 3
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