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Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...er way because the nerve is inactivated, it doesnt mount the kind of systematic pain response that keeps patients medicated and in their beds, says anesthesiologist Steven Clendenen, M.D., who helped develop use of the technique with Neil Feinglass, M.D., and other anesthesiologists at Mayo Clinic in Jacks...

How Plague-Causing Bacteria Disarm Host Defense

... under attack!) into the host cell, so that it can mount a defense. The alarm signal sent by Gq is intercepted by YpkA, which sets up a roadblock along several cellular pathways that Gq uses to deliver the alarm, said lead author Lorena Navarro, Ph.D., post-doctoral researcher in the lab of the studys pr...

Pregnant Mom's Exposure to Flu Vaccine Benefits Fetal Immune System

... hypothesized that the fetus can be exposed to and mount an immune response against allergens to which the mother has been exposed, and this may have an effect on the development of allergic sensitivity (e.g. eczema and asthma) later in an infants life). However this hypothesis has remained controversia...

Scientists Develop a Harmless Multi-Tasking Reovirus

...cells, the reovirus may prime the immune system to mount a separate, powerful and long lasting defence against cancer. Evidence for this theory has been mounting for the past year. On January 10, 2007, Dr. Sheila Fraser of St. James's University Hospital in Leeds, U.K. delivered a paper at the Society o...

Why Cold Last Long?

...otein controls the specific white blood cells that mount an attack on infection. Jun O. Liu, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology, neuroscience and oncology at Hopkins explains the role of Carabin in controlling the infection. The study was published in online version of "Nature" Liu said, “Carabin acts lik...

“Erectile Dysfunction” Drugs Heighten Natural Anti-Cancer Activiy

... them hidden from white blood cells (T-cells) that mount attacks on tumors. These NO-producing cells, a.k.a. myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs), normally use nitric oxide to help bring the immune system back down to surveillance levels after an “attack mode” response to foreign material. The imp...

Impotency Drugs Help to Unmask Cancer Cells

... them hidden from white blood cells (T-cells) that mount attacks on tumors. These NO-producing cells, a.k.a. myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs), normally use nitric oxide to help bring the immune system back down to surveillance levels after an 'attack mode' response to foreign material. The impo...

New Drug Blocks Influenza, Including Bird Flu Virus

...e the immune system the viral template it needs to mount an effective response, just like a vaccine. The flu-thwarting qualities of the peptide were observed after similar peptides were found by Brandt and his colleagues to stop herpes simplex virus infection. The Wisconsin work was supported by grants...

Abolish Car Parking Charges at Welsh Hospitals, says BMA Cymru Wales

...ttend several times during treatment and the costs mount up. It's iniquitous that they have to pay to access hospital care. "Public transport is often inconvenient and troublesome to patients with mobility problems. NHS trusts are making thousands of pounds a year by charging patients and visitors to pa...

Virus Can Mutate lethally With Help Of Carbohydrates

...ause disease. It's not giving the body the time to mount an immune response.”The scientists were of the opinion that on understanding as to how viruses adapt to different hosts and different tissues could be useful for developing gene therapies, which involve introducing specially engineered genes into a p...

Cancer-Killing Viruses Employ Multiple Mechanisms

...potential to prime the body’s own immune system to mount a defense against cancer cells. Oncolytics Biotech...cells known as lymphocytes – B cells and T cells – mount a powerful, highly specific immune system attack on specific pathogens. The adaptive immune response...

Immune Cells Destroy Bone In Gum Disease

... found in the gum, periodontally diseased patients mount significantly elevated antibody levels to bacteria colonizing around gum tissues. However, the fact that periodontal disease continues to progress, even though B cells produce a weapon to fight off the bacteria, raised an important and interesting qu...

Researchers Hint At The Probability Of A Link Between Rhinitis And Parkinson’

.... Dr. Bower said, “People with allergic rhinitis mount an immune response with their allergies, so they may be more likely to mount an immune response in the brain as well, which would produce inflammation. The inflammation produced...

PGLYRP Proteins Prevent Bacterial Infections

... – Northwest scientists report that various organs mount different defensive responses with PGLYRP when exposed to bacteria. The skin produces these proteins only when exposed to virulent or high numbers of bacteria. In contrast, the liver, whose function is to continuously monitor the blood and fight acut...

Too Much of Air in the Lungs Results in VILI

...ngs, blocking the alveoli. This causes the body to mount an inflammatory response, which injures the lung's epithelial lining, Bates said. At that point, doctors provide mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit until the body heals itself. Bates explains the difficulty of treating the injured lung...

BreastScreen Australia Is Being Sued Towards Medical Negligence

...op litigation firms, Maurice Blackburn Cashman, to mount a medical negligence case. It was explained by the firm that in the case of Ms Naismith the cancer had spread to her bones, and that she has been given two years to live, at most. Their lawyer, Sarah Yellop said, "The best case scenario is two year...

Britain Reconsidering New Visa Rules for Indian Doctors

...eportedly raised 30,000 pounds from its members to mount a legal challenge to the new rules. After the case was filed in the court, the DoH wrote to BAPIO stating that guidance to the amendment of rules was being reconsidered. BAPIO, however, has not yet withdrawn the case and is insisting on the changes...

Angola To Launch A Massive Health Protection Campaign For The Children

...frican nation Angola have announced their plans is mount a massive campaign to help protect more than 3.5 million children//, under 5-years of age from measles, polio and malaria. The representatives of the WHO, U.N. children's agency UNICEF along with the health ministry of Angola, had announced in Luan...

Mount Everest to be Site of Research into Hypoxia

...at it plans to send a 20 member expedition team to mount Everest to conduct //a research into the effects of low oxygen levels, hypoxia Doctors and scientists from the Centre for Aviation, Space and Extreme Environment Medicine at the Institute of Human Health and Performance, University College London w...

Tiny Easy Fitting Pump May Be The Answer For Major Open Heart Surgery

...jor surgery, the scientist explained. They plan to mount the new pump on a stent, a flexible mesh tube, and send it on a deflated balloon to the heart, via a small incision. They further explained that once it is in place, the pump and stent would remain while the balloon is withdrawn. The successfully ins...

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