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DNA biochip for genetic screening

...idually manipulated to reflect light onto an exact location on the DNA chip.Controlled by a computer, the light hits the chip at different spots, where it triggers a chemical reaction. Individual DNA strands are then built up on these locations one by one in a gris-like pattern, and the computer keeps track o...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...tivity of 39 commonly used herbs grown in the same location and conditions. The study, which did not involve animal or human subjects, included 27 culinary and 12 medicinal herbs. In what may be good news for pizza lovers and Italian food connoisseurs everywhere, the herbs with the highest antioxidant activi...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...tivity of 39 commonly used herbs grown in the same location and conditions. The study, which did not involve animal or human subjects, included 27 culinary and 12 medicinal herbs. In what may be good news for pizza lovers and Italian food connoisseurs everywhere, the herbs with the highest antioxidant activi...

Early Warning System For Breast Cancer

...y in the bloodstream, and take hold in a satellite location - in other words, to metastasize. Researchers developed the test based on their research on the RhoC gene, and proved its effectiveness in 182 tissue samples. “This is a very promising marker for small but invasive breast cancers that may metastas...

Focussed treatment for Hodgkin's disease

...where the beam is conformed to the size, shape and location of the tumour. So more radiation goes to the cancer tissue and less to healthy tissue. Working with three patients for which detailed tumour information was available, the researchers showed that IMRT would allow them to increase the dose of radiat...

Identifying brain lesions with impaired consciousness

.... Former studies have tried to show the cause and location of brain lesions that impaired consciousness. They have determined individual factors but have not yielded any practicable results. Brain lesions are more common in coma patients with stroke, brain tumors, epilepsy or meningitis .The authors say, "O...

Vegetable and fruit intake depends on shopping

...e dependent on locals shops. Clearly, the type and location of shopping facilities needs to be taken into account when trying to persuade people to eat a healthy diet....

Lamictal as add-on therapy for children with epilepsy

... with abnormal electrical activity in a particular location in the brain. The effect of these seizures include lip smacking, a dazed state or jerking movements of certain body parts. The approval of the drug was based on a clinical study that demonstrated the efficacy of the drug as add-on therapy in pediatr...

Stopping Prostate Cancer from Spreading

...he ability of cancer cells to leave their original location and enter nearby blood vessels.// After entering the blood vessels, cells can easily spread to the rest of the body.Results of the study show RKIP plays a vital role in vascular invasion, the term for what happens before a tumor spreads. Tumors tha...

Pain Common in People with MS

...e also more likely to report pain in more than one location and more frequent pain in areas such as the eyes, face, joints and muscles than those without MS. The authors believe these findings are important because, while doctors recognize MS patients experience pain, pain has not been considered an importan...

Treating Stroke Patients in Rural Areas

...T) scan images taken to help pinpoint the cause or location of a stroke. The study found no significant difference in the diagnosis and subsequent treatment recommendations made by neurologists in person and those made via the REACH system. "We can literally be there at the speed of light," principal author...

The Effectiveness Of Antibacterial Products In Reducing Infection

...event disease transmission depends on the specific location (home, work, school, etc.) and whether there are risks....

Latest Tumor Classification More Informative

...ng to biological attributes rather than anatomical location , say researchers....

Pain Relief For Osteoarthritis Patients

...teoarthritis to an experimental group based on the location of the diagnosed osteoarthritis. Each patient applied the cream to the affected area twice a day every day for one week. It was observed that the topical cream with menthol produced significant improvements in physical performance and reduced pain f...

New medicine for ovarian cancer

...t they cannot divide anymore or move o a different location and spread the cancer. The drug also reduces the cells ability to get nourishment from the blood vessels by a process called angiogenesis. The new drug is a derivative of an immuno-suppressant drug called rapamycin. Cancer in humans includes a high...

Biomarker for prostate cancer may be separated for treatment

... inside the cells, can now be moved to a different location from where it can go into the blood. This will mak...prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) at a new location for the immunotherapy that is carried by the blood, to reach the biomarker. This had been done by a ...

Drug addiction can be genetical, says study

... sleep and exhibited a distinct preference for the location where the drug was administered.The research suggesting the link between lack of sleep and tendency to abuse drugs may open new ways to research for the deeper understanding of human drug addiction.Reference: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sc...

The growing availability of Fake drugs in the market

...o no avail. The department is yet to ascertain the location of the manufacturing unit. However it has been suspected that the spurious drugs were manufactured in Bihar or Uttar Pradesh. A resident of Cottonpet named Satish Sharma was arrested after he was found to have supplied the drugs to eight dealers in...

Scientists Warn Against Food Borne Illnesses

...sas State University. Gordon also found that the location where the buy food, such as a farmer’s market versus a retail store, can make them discount common safety practices in handling and cooking food. Gerd Bobe, with the National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, cited the way food-safety messages are ...

Acupuncture May Be An Effective Treatment Against Tension-Headaches

... acupuncture treatments seems to indicate that the location of acupuncture points and other aspects of traditional Chinese acupuncture do not make a major difference for tension headache, say the authors. Acupuncture treatments are sometimes associated with strong placebo effects, caution the authors. But th...

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