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Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

...less stable. A hot day combined with inadequate or malfunctioning cooling inside a PC can, in fact, spell the end of a computer altogether. But there are steps you can take to keep your PC cool enough in the summertime. By paying attention to how much heat-stress your PC may be under, you'll not only extend its l...

Weizmann Researchers Developed Control Switch for Protein Activity

... performing myriad vital tasks within cells. Since malfunctioning proteins can cause disease , the study of protein structure and function can lead to the development of drugs and treatments for numerous disorders. Despite enormous research efforts led by scientists worldwide, the cellular function of numerous prot...

Aging Gracefully, With a Chronic Disease

...million people in the United States. RA involves a malfunctioning of the immune system that causes inflammation in the lining of the joints. With time, the cartilage and bone are attacked and invaded, Fox says, to the point that the structure of the joint can be destroyed. This can lead to deformities and disabilit...

Enriching Environment Stimulates Neurons: Hope For Fragile X Syndrome

...als that a stimulating environment can restore the malfunctioning neuronal machinery of Fragile X syndrome . The findings have been published in the May 24, 2007 issue of the journal Neuron, published by Cell Press. A type of inherited mental retardation; Fragile X syndrome affects 1 in 3600 males and 1 in 4000 t...

Brain Cells Activity: New Treatment Target for Psychiatric Diseases

...1 percent of the population, but the exact role of malfunctioning neuregulin-1 signaling was unclear. "(Dr. Mei's) findings help explain how a gene that is potentially causative in disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder relate to a neurotransmitter that is critical for explaining the cognitive deficits...

Time Dependent Medical Devices in Danger –hospitals and Individuals Warne

...er inconveniences, a serious// one is the probable malfunctioning of medical devices, which are chronologically dependent. Health Canada has issued warnings not only to individuals that own or are dependent on such devices, but also to hospitals that rely on time dependent and network information systems. The a...

Rhythms of Life

...be awake and wakefulness during sleep time. Such malfunctioning of the biological clock brings about irregularity of sleeping and feeding patterns besides giving rise to a series of other physical and psychological challenges. However research has promoted the treatment of these sleep problems through bright li...

A Patented Device for Rapid Diagnosis of Diseases

...ssociated with our genetic inheritance or with the malfunctioning of the mechanisms for the translation of our genetic code such as, possibly, the degenerative pathologies of Parkinsons and Alzheimer, amongst others, or of metabolic disorders. Another field of application of great interest is in the forensic field,...

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Stimuli from Nervous System

...ion. The researchers have inferred that a malfunctioning immune system is not the only culprit responsible for triggering of Type 1 Diabetes. The nerve cells responding to pain also play a key role. However the scientists were quite puzzled to note that injecting substance P into mice that had inflamed pa...

From a Lowly Yeast, Researchers Divine a Clue to Human Disease

...ntrol that determines gene activity and that, when malfunctioning in humans, may contribute to serious neurological disorders. The work, published in the Dec. 8 issue of the journal Molecular Cell, shows how a mutation in a single gene can have widespread effects on regulation of the genetic program in a cell, cau...

Researchers Find Molecular "Brake" to Cell Death

...m to protect against the errant release of CC from malfunctioning mitochondria. A large pool of free nucleotides along with complete ATP molecules normally exists in a healthy cell so that just a little CC could not mistakenly push the cell to self destruct, Tang says. "When CC is still limited in the cell, perhaps...

Researchers Have Linked Rett Syndrome to Mitochondrial Gene

...spicions of a few researchers who have argued that malfunctioning mitochondria play a role in the disorder. "For over 15 years there have been clinical reports of mitochondrial abnormalities in Rett Syndrome patients. Dr. Bird’s research provides the first genetic link between MECP2 and mitochondria,” states Moni...

Genetic Link to Adrenal Tumor Revealed

... there are no reports in the medical literature of malfunctioning adrenal glands or increased adrenal cell growth in users of these drugs. 'However, detailed clinical studies addressing this potential complication are currently lacking,' they wrote. Dr. Stratakis and his colleagues are currently planning stud...

Reliability of Pacemakers and Defibrillators to be Improved

...as the defibrillator delivers a shock to restart a malfunctioning heart. Dr. William H. Maisel, director of the pa...ery is an important factor to be considered during malfunctioning of an implanted defibrillator acts up. Data on 533 patients who underwent replacement surgery found ...

A New study Throws Light On The Growth & Functions Of Insulin Producing Beta Cells

...n the beta cells in the pancreas are attacked by a malfunctioning immune system, while in type 2 diabetes, the beta cells function but do not produce enough insulin to meet the body's needs or do not respond appropriately to the insulin that is produced. The researchers were trying to investigae a hypothesis that t...

Senile Dementia Can Be Detected In Its Early Stages

...en. Many psychological illnesses are linked to the malfunctioning of the amygdala. Ten years ago the researchers selected 511 people older than 60, and monitored them for the next six years. The group was divided into three: Those with a large, medium-sized or small hippocampus or amygdala. The group with the sm...

Mineral Oil exposure increases risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ee. It is an autoimmune disorder, characterised by malfunctioning of the immune system resulting in inflammation of the bones and joints. There is a severe disablity, accompanied by joint swelling and pain. There is no satisfactory treatment currently available for the disease. The patient can be treated with anti-...

Mineral Oil exposure increases risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ee. It is an autoimmune disorder, characterised by malfunctioning of the immune system resulting in inflammation of the bones and joints. There is a severe disablity, accompanied by joint swelling and pain. There is no satisfactory treatment currently available for the disease. The patient can be treated with ant...

Adding Credit To The Health Care Industry In India

...size screen is targeted at family physicians. Any malfunctioning of the nervous system is shown up on screen immediately and the patient’s health status can be assessed in seconds. Nervous system dysfunction is also associated with a host of diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, Parkinson's disease and sudden fa...

Gene-Nanoparticle Gene Transfer Is Better Than Viral Vector Transfer System

...seases, which occur due to premature cell death or malfunctioning of specific cell type. Stem cells can be used to replace these dead cells. For more information read: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/stemcells_about.htm...

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