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Lyme disease is a persistent problem

A new trial shows that the symptoms of Lyme disease linger despite antibiotic treatment...Lyme disease, caused by a bacterium that lives in tiny ticks, sometimes produces very long-lasting fatigue and cognitive problems. Even though antibiotic treatment is standard, researchers in Texas feel that this treatment would not be enough to clear up the problem.// ....They studied 40 Lyme patients, som...

Polymer Molecule Layered On Carb Molecule to Increase Sensitivity

According to a new research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, scientists have developed a new biosensor which is highly sensitive in detecting// blood sugar levels. They have taken a polymer (protein) and layered it on the carbon nanotube to increase the detection capacity. ..This configuration can accommodate a wide range of applications, from ultra-precise blood-sugar monitoring to...

Fine Polymer Scaffolding – a Boon for Skin Reconstructio

Skin reconstruction now becomes more effective and safe with a newer, finely electro-spinned, dissolvable scaffold that closely resembles natural skin//. ..Tissue engineers and chemists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new biodegradable scaffold made from simple polymers, which serve as an effective method for managing burns and other skin injuries. ..This ultra-fine, 3-dimensio...

Scientists Receive Patent for Development of "combination" Proteins to Produce Vaccines for Lyme Disease

UPTON -- Scientists belonging to the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators at Stony Brook University have been granted// the U.S. Patent Number 7,179,448 which will allow them to develop chimeric, or "combination," proteins that will accelerate the development of vaccines and diagnostic tests for Lyme disease. ..The genetically engineered proteins combine p...

Antibiotics Highly Effective for Treating Lyme Disease

A guideline developed by the American Academy of Neurology finds conventionally recommended courses of antibiotics are highly effective for treating nervous system Lyme disease. However, there is no compelling evidence that prolonged treatment with antibiotics has any benefit in treating symptoms that persist following standard therapy. The guideline is published May 23, 2007, in the online edit...

Lyme Disease Cases Rising In The U.S

Health officials are sounding the alarm as cases of Lyme disease increase in regions of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and neighboring regions. ...The disease is spread through the bite of its insect vector or carrier- the deer tick. ...Lyme disease is at its peak between May and October. That is when deer ticks invade yards, underbrush and woods. ...Accordingly, deer do not carry...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

A new study has examined whether a vaccine that offers only partial protection can backfire by increasing risky behaviour , as a false sense of security could make recipients less careful than they otherwise would be. ... ...While the study looks at the response to Lyme disease vaccination, its authors suggest the research also sheds light on the controversy over whether girls should receive the...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

University of Virginia engineering professor Mool C. Gupta and his team have used carbon nanotubes to unite the virtues of plastics and metals in a new ultra-lightweight , conductive material that may revolutionize electromagnetic shielding and more. ... The team's innovation will be honored with a Nano50 award from Nanotech Briefs magazine, which recognizes the top 50 technologies, products and...
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