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Genetic mutation to the 'fountain of youth' discovered

...r. And this makes them a valuable marker for human migration studies. Dr. Guiseppe Attardi, Caltech professor of molecular biology and an author of the study said that this key mutation shifts the site at which mitochondrial DNA starts to replicate, and perhaps that may accelerate its replication, allowing th...

Platinum for the Eye: A new facial palsy implant

...eal abnormalities, gain of visual acuity, bulging, migration of implant, and the extrusion of implants of patients in both groups. Authors reported that 89 per cent of all patients who received the platinum chain implant graded the results as good or very good. Also, these implants lead to better results with ...

Identified Protein To Inhibit Cell Migration

...let protein that may play a role in clotting. Cell migration belongs to the most rudimentary of cellular functi...d healing to occur in humans. Increased tumor cell migration also is one of the hallmarks of highly aggressive, rapidly spreading cancer tumors. The study appe...

MRI, To Detect Remodeling Of Heart and Help Preserve Function

... the regional development of heart disease and the migration to different parts of the heart and cardiovascular system. The scan analyzed different parameters of heart function, including thickness of various heart walls, pumping volume, ejection fraction and shortening fraction, blood pressure and body mass...

Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India

...rest of the world. Postulated explanations include migration of birds, certain irrigation projects, animal smuggling and global warming. Japanese Encephalitis is caused by a virus (Arbovirus). The life cycle of the virus involves mosquitoes and an amplifying host (also known as reservoir hosts). Known amplif...

Multiple Sclerosis drug, Tysabri banned due to neurological disorders

...sage of immune cells in to the brain. “Other cell migration inhibitors in development will have to be carefully tested, says Howard Weiner, director of the partners MS center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Several companies are developing drugs that use the same compounds to treat Crohn disease, rheumatoid...

Birds Flu Scare Reaches Germany

... in Germany, which is free of bird flu, or were in migration from Russia, where the H5N1 virus has been detected, to winter feeding grounds. So far the H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus has reached Russia, Romania and Turkey. The only poultry infection in western Europe has been at a British quarantine sta...

Kerala Government is in High Alert for Bird Flu

...ncies are asked to check and have vigilance on the migration of local and migratory birds, has migratory birds are carrying the viral strain H5N1. Though no known bird flu positive cases have been detected in the state of Kerala but the Government wanted the department to be very cautious as the chickens which...

Chromosome 6 has the Dyslexia Gene

...in reading centers of the brain where it modulates migration of neurons. This very architecture of the brain ci...in reading centers of the brain where it modulates migration of neurons. This very architecture of the brain circuitry is necessary for normal reading." The ge...

Macrophage Inhibitory Factor Causes Multiple Sclerosis Progression

...re confident that blocking the molecule macrophage migration inhibitory factor it will be possible for treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. Experts View: Professor Caroline Whitacre said, "Our results suggest that MIF may be less important for initiating MS, but that it may be necessary for MS progression an...

Experts Building Bird Flu Warning System

...t the world on when water birds are starting their migration and relay this to countries likely to receive these species. "There are also important gaps in our scientific knowledge about fly-ways and migratory routes for some species. We need to urgently bridge that gap too. In doing so I believe this initiat...

The Alarming Rates Of HIV Incidence In The Rural Districts Of Orissa

... the ever-increasing unsafe sex practices, massive migration and low awareness there has been a significant increase in the incidence of the killer disease // amongst the tribal community, living close to coastal Orissa. Several districts of Orissa including Ganjam, Kendrapara, Balasore Nuapada, Koraput, Ray...

Calcium Receptor Vital For Stem Cell Migration to Bone Marrow

... discovery of a dictator molecule that governs the migration of blood stem cells to the bone marrow, resulting ... influence bone formation could play a role in the migration of blood stem cells to the bone marrow. Based on this assumption, the researchers analyzed the eff...

Muscle Derived Stem Cell Can Repair Damaged Cartilage

...ined the success of the experiment. It allowed the migration of cells even into small breaks and accelerated the integration of the new tissue. With our improved understanding of stem cell therapy from such experiments, it would not be long before a famous sports personality opts for a stem cell transplant t...

Kerala Leads In The Health Sector

...ble at 22.10%. The review cites divorce, death and migration as the reasons for the higher figure in the state. Edited (IANS)...

“Corridors Project” To Concentrate On HIV Prevention Programmes In Inda

...al networks that facilitate HIV transmission along migration corridors between these regions," said James Blanchard, project leader of the university. Blanchard is an associate professor of community health sciences and medical microbiology, and Canada Research Chair in epidemiology and global public health...

Poultry Sales In EU Countries Show Recovery

...icture, the overall situation seems promising. The migration of wildfowl from Africa during spring could possibly introduce fresh bird infections in Europe, warn researchers. Farmers have been urged by the European Commission to cut back production to shore up weak sales. They are yet to receive any financia...

Pets As Disease Watchdogs

...iseases according to geographical area due to bird migration or bioterrorism. According to Glickman these results demonstrate the utility of an established national surveillance network on the evidence of veterinary medicine and veterinary public health, which would eventually be a national resource. A si...

Phoenix Islands To Be Protected Under Global Conservation Map

...ristine nature of the area and its importance as a migration route. "It's a remarkable atoll marine wilderness area, the most magnificent I have ever seen. The Phoenix Islands have experienced little human impact and this important conservation action by Kiribati will protect the area from future threats in...

‘Natural Spring’ Starts A Week Ahead Now Than Before: UNH Scientit

...ther plant species, and for bird and insect spring migration arrivals, by researchers in other parts of the U.S. and Europe.” He said findings are also “qualitatively in agreement with reports of earlier spring ‘green wave’ advancement in the northern hemisphere based on satellite imagery of vegetative cover,”...

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