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New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...ne transfer delivery agent known as RCAS, which is loaded with the gene, or genes, of interest and injected into the mouse brain. The viral particles infect only glial cells, where the genes are expressed. This system allows the researchers to observe whether a gene identified in a correlation study plays...

Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Mice

...e I trial, he says. In a study, the researchers loaded the VISA system with a mutant version of a gene named BiK, which expresses a protein that naturally forces cancer cells to kill themselves, in two different types of mice. Boffins created the more lethal mutant and named it BikDD. Untreated control...

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

...nfirmed that considerable numbers of cancer cells, loaded with nanoparticles, could be attracted to a needle within two or three minutes. In the lab, the researchers showed that a magnetised needle could draw leukaemia cells surrounded by nanoparticles and suspended in blood or other synthetic materials des...

Website Offers to Help Women Raise Money for Breast Enhancement

...ey have long desired. Clearly the whole thing is loaded and repulsive. British cosmetic surgeons have denounced the pose-and-procure strategy as both unsafe and degrading. Myfreeimplants claims any woman over 18 is eligible to join for surgery. The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon...

New Cancer Therapy That can Be Less Painful

...ped of their reproductive powers. They were then loaded with cancer drugs, and tagged with antibodies which are attracted to cancerous tumours. Once the cell reaches the cancer, the drug is released directly into the malignant growth. It is hoped the technique could treat tumours in the breast, ovarie...

Children Using Slide in Playground Treated for Exposure to Poisoning

...ities, investigators found bright blue paint chips loaded with lead that had fallen off a wooden lattice and littered the playground. Soil on playgrounds that are near freeways where decades of lead-bearing exhaust fumes have created lead deposits could be another source of toxicity for children, it was t...

'Cocaine' Turns 'Censored' and Remains 'energy Drink'

...ing Red Bull, RockStar and Monster, which also are loaded with caffeine and other stimulants. But legal troubles for the firm began on April 4, when the FDA issued a warning to Redux that it considered the drink illegal, saying it was being marketed as an alternative to an illegal street drug and making ...

Gene Variant Responsible for Acquiring Intellect and Memory in Humans Identified

...n adenine, causing 45 additional amino acids to be loaded into the protein that the gene expresses. Boffins say that the changes make humans' neuropsin II significantly different from the neuropsin made by other mammals. "It would be extremely exciting if the new form [of neuropsin] enhances learning an...

Drug Eluting Nanostructured Coatings Enable Targeted Drug Therapy for Orthopedic Patients

...implant surfaces, drugs such as antibiotics can be loaded in the tubes and released right at the site of implantation. This method, which targets the drug where it is needed, can avoid the side effects due to high dosages normally given to patients. Further, in cases where a very long treatment regimen is n...

Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer

...loud, the people in it?" The contract is heavily loaded against the community, it is felt Not only that. The McCloud residents are also sought to be shortchanged by Nestle. At a shelf price of $10.32 per gallon, 1,600 acre-feet would gross $5,380,451,712. If Nestl nets one-fifth of what that water sells f...

Individuals Distraction can Be Measured by a Computer Based Test

...rming the more difficult task. Since the brain was loaded with information that was relevant to the task, there was no extra brain capacity for processing distracting information and so even people who are more easily distracted are able to focus all their attention on the task in hand. "This second findi...

Traders Smell Something Fishy in Tokyo Market Move

...jarring scenes in Tokyo, fishmongers carry baskets loaded with their fresh catch at Tsukiji market, minutes away from the glitz of the Ginza district packed with luxury shops and corporate headquarters. The world's largest fish market, which produces fresh sushi and sashimi flown daily to top restaurants ...

Canadians Consuming Too Much Salt

...marines, hotdogs, chips, soups and burgers are all loaded with sodium, and account for generally one-third of all sodium intake, according to food scientists. The worse part is that even if you were to avoid lacing your meals with salt and curb buying salty snacks, the food you buy from supermarket shelv...

Obese Aussies Get Big Ambulances

...lack of exercise and a poor diet, including drinks loaded with sugar and high-fat snacks, are breeding a new generation of fat Australians. Experts here are warning that by 2030 half of this country's children will be overweight or obese. Breast and colon cancer as well as diabetes and heart disease h...

Chinese-food Lovers, Beware

... a plate of General Tso's chicken, for example, is loaded with about 40 percent more sodium and more than half the calories an average adult needs for an entire day. The battered, fried chicken dish with vegetables has 1,300 calories, 3,200 milligrams of sodium and 11 grams of saturated fat. This is bef...

Destroying Taboos to Improve Patient Care

...t obstacle is simple discomfort discussing a topic loaded with so many layers of social and political taboos, the nature of the disabilities caused by rheumatic disease mean it’s especially important to address this topic. "When patients have issues with mobility, pain and function, research shows there ...

A New Inexpensive Technology for Multiplexed Detection

...s. As two streams of monomers (liquid precursors loaded with fluorescent dye or molecular probe) flow side... molecule of the particle is, and the other end is loaded with a probe and only turns fluorescent if the target molecule is present. The particles can also be...

Want a Healthy Colon? Eat a Rainbow!

...Fruits o Vegetables and fruits of all colors are loaded with anti-cancer, immune-system-strengthening properties. Eat a rainbow! Increase Your Fiber Intake o Fiber is found in plant foods only, and is needed for healthy gut function. o Choose whole-grain breads, cereals, pasta and rice. o Eat a va...

New Cost-cutting Cancer Drug Delivery System

...le and biocompatible polymer material which can be loaded with therapeutic agents. According to the company, the polymeric carrier can greatly enhance the solubility of a drug and efficiently deliver the therapeutic agents to target tissues, whilst also reducing side effects commonly experienced with exis...

Stem Cells in Liposuctioned Fat can Heal Injuries

...onditions." It is a complex area but one that is loaded with promise. "Everyone is talking about epigenetics," says Collas. If he has his way, people may soon be visiting plastic surgeons not just for cosmetic reasons, but for therapy. Source-Eurekaler PRI...

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