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Anemia Drug Overused and Could Hasten Death in Some, Say Experts

...he two other brand names are Epogen and Aranesp, a modified form of erythropoietin. A high FDA official said his office will look into how another section of the agency approved advertisements suggesting that Procrit, a branded erythropoietin, makes elderly cancer patients more energetic and able to keep up...

Inherited Genes Linked to Toxicity of Leukemia Therapy

... are absorbed by the body, distributed, chemically modified or broken down and eliminated. Variations in pharmacokinetics can alter the levels of drugs in the body, leading to ineffective or toxic levels in individual patients. For example, during the induction phase, when a variety of different types of ch...

Glucosamine-like Supplement Inhibits Multiple Sclerosis, Type 1 Diabetes

...ns on the surface of cells, including T-cells, are modified with complex sugars of variable lengths and composition. Recent studies have shown that changes in these sugars are often associated with T-cell hyperactivity and autoimmune disease. In mouse models of both MS and type 1 diabetes, Demetriou and col...

Functional Foods Must Be Monitored to Assess Their Long-term Safety and Effectiveness

...s British Medical Journal. Functional foods are modified foods which claim to improve health, quality of life and/or well-being, for example, yoghurts or margarines which improve the health of your gut or heart. These foods are rapidly increasing in popularity. Between January and April 2005 200 functio...

UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread

...cts are remote, why should I have this genetically modified bread imposed upon me? it tastes like cardboard no...c. Why not leave things as they are and market the modified bread to people who want it. Andrew Lansley, the shadow health secretary, also noted important que...

Rice Containing Breast Milk Proteins to Be Grown in Kansas

...A) has given a green signal for plantation of rise modified to express proteins often found in breast milk in Kansas. This is the first time that any food crop containing genes that produce human proteins will be grown on a large-scale. Developed by biotech company Ventria Bioscience in Sacramento, Calif...

Resistance to Scientific Explanations By Children and Adults

...ies about global warming, vaccination, genetically modified organisms, stem cell research, and cloning, said Paul Bloom, psychology professor and lead author of the review article. Also, science is not special here. The same process holds for certain religious, moral and political beliefs. Currently, said c...

Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Reverse Heart Failure in Animals

...s pumping ability. The scientists then delivered a modified adeno-associated virus (AAV) that contained the S100A1 gene to the heart's coronary arteries with the help of a novel heart-specific "gene promoter" that enabled the gene to be present only in heart cells. The rats with heart failure were then foll...

Essential Tones of Music Rooted in Human Speech

...ming up from the lungs. These power peaks are then modified in a spectacular variety of ways by the changing shape of the soft palate, tongue, lips and other parts of the vocal tract. Our vocal anatomy is rather like an organ pipe that can be pinched, stretched and widened on the fly, Purves said. English spe...

Vaccine Hope for Malaria

...k a closely related mouse parasite and genetically modified it to produce an antigen that the human immune system recognises. Next, they genetically altered the mouse's immune system to produce a human molecule on its white blood cells that recognises the parasite and, together with antibodies, destroys it...

New TB Vaccines in Could Protect Against All Drug Resistant Strains

...0 million to 200 million vaccine doses a year of a modified BCG vaccine. Despite the very generous contributions from the Gates Foundation and others, considerably more funding is needed to create a vaccine and bring it to market, Dr. Sadoff said. The Global Plan to Stop TB puts the research and developme...

HHS Buys Next Generation Smallpox Vaccine

... and deliver 20 million doses of a next generation modified vaccinia Ankara (MVA) smallpox vaccine. The vaccine would be recommended in the event of a smallpox outbreak to protect people in the United States who have weakened immune systems. The full supply of the vaccine will be added to the Strategic Nati...

Stress Protein Inactivation Cuts Alzheimer's Peptide in Mice

...earchers had shown that the raising of genetically modified mice under isolated conditions in smaller cages accelerated the deposition of brain plaques and declines in cognitive ability. Since brain plaques are mostly comprised of a peptide known as amyloid beta, the researchers suspected that stress was incr...

Taiwan Skincare Empire Built on 'Natural Beauty'

...n shifted to plush spas and massage parlours, Tsai modified her business strategies and diversified her investments. 'I encouraged the facial salons to merge or upgrade into spas, and I also accelerated research and development in NB products to serve a more demanding clientele.' In 1992, she also started i...

Cannabinoids Regulate Inflammation Process

...e ear clips became inflamed. There are genetically modified strains of mice in which both cannabinoid receptors are dysfunctional. And it was in precisely these strains that the inflammation occurred,' she explains. Together with the Bonn dermatologists Dr. Evelyn Gaffal and Professor Thomas Tting the resea...

Village Health Centres to the Rescue of Infants

... results in just two years. IMNCI is actually a modified version of the IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) strategy developed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UN International Children's Fund (Unicef) to reduce child mortality and morbidity and is currently being implemented in...

Denosumab Reduces Bone Erosion

...ones in each joint) and derived the van der Heijde modified Total Sharp Score (TSS) Professor Desiree van der Heijde of Leiden University Medical Center and lead author of the study commented, These data show the significant potential of denosumab, revealing that patients receiving denosumab experienced a r...

Vaccine Prevents Prion Disease in Mice

...searchers attached prion proteins to a genetically modified strain of Salmonella. For the study, the mice were orally vaccinated with a safe, attenuated Salmonella strain, which expressed the prion protein. Then they were divided into two groups – those who had high levels of antibodies in their blood and t...

Protein Reduction Ceases Alzheimer's Advancement in Mice

...ournal Science, studied mice that were genetically modified to portray the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. They found that when the production of tau was retarded, it helped prevent seizures and memory deficits associated with the disease. "Amazingly, even partial reduction of tau prevented memory proble...

Migraine and Pregnancy – Is the Combo Pregnant to Trigger Strokes

...cular risk factors, particularly those that can be modified while pregnant." A statistical analysis was carried involving more than 18 million pregnant women; 34000 of them had suffered migraine during 2000 to 2003. There were 97 cases of stroke and a negligible number died due to brain attacks. SAV/B...

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