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Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus

... existing drawbacks in testing and diagnosis could multiply the problems in combating hepatitis. Stigma and lack of awareness of hepatitis still poses a global problem. Often, people do not seek help until it is too late. Timely diagnosis of the disease is imperative to cure. Certain types of Hepatitis ...

Memory T Cells Protect the Body from Viruses

...t from disease, memory CD8 T cells needed first to multiply in the lymph nodes and then migrate through the bl... and migration may take several days while viruses multiply and spread quicker. Sigals work shows the CD8 T cells can protect from viral disease without the nee...

Body's Defence Mechanism Against Viral Disease Discovered

...o protect from disease, the memory T cells need to multiply in the lymph nodes, and then migrate through the b... and migration may take several days while viruses multiply and spread quicker. The researchers say that their experiments have shown the ability of memory T ...

Bird Flu Found in Togo

... dated June 15. Experts fear the death toll would multiply rapidly if the virus were to mutate and become easily transmitted between humans. A flu pandemic in 1918, just after the end of World War I, killed 20 million people worldwide....

New Transgenic Mushrooms Raise Hope for Mass Production of Human Drugs

...ial DNA called plasmids, which have the ability to multiply within a bacterium known as Agrobacterium. The hygromycin resistance gene was a marker gene to help sort out the transgenic mushroom cells from the non-transgenic cells. Scientists then cut small pieces off the mushroom's gill tissue and added it...

Bamboo Seed: Viagra and Food for Mizos

...at Pachhunga University College here, said rodents multiply during mautam because of the unending supply of fo...mboo seeds to eat, they stop their cannibalism and multiply rapidly,' he said. And clearly many in Mizoram are impressed. When John Neihlaia, commandant i...

Potentially Lethal H5N1 Bird Flu Resurfaces in Europe

...dated June 15. Experts fear the death toll would multiply rapidly if the virus were to mutate and become easily transmitted between humans....

Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection

...n the gut. When this happens, C. diff bacteria can multiply and cause symptoms such as diarrhoea and fever. Because C. diff infections are usually caused by antibiotics, most cases usually happen in a healthcare environment such as a hospital or care home. Older people are most at risk from infection, with ...

Liver Regeneration may Be Simpler Than Previously Thought

... actually be only due to an increase in cells that multiply through regular cell divisions, a process called hyperplasia. The new results may also have important medical implications. Transcription factors are known to be more difficult to manipulate than the other identified proteins. Since the transcrip...

Alarming Rise of Methamphetamine Use Among Australian Youth

...h a lot of risks, so if you use multiple drugs you multiply the risks and potential harm. I think that people need to be really aware of the dangers of mixing drugs, particularly illicit drugs where you don't know what the content is in the first place. You could be getting anything really." The Number of ...

Ancient Indian Herb May Prove Cure For Recurrent UTI

... bladder wall and hence escape attack. These later multiply and restore the previous state of infection. Forskolin helps here by enhancing cellular activity in the bladder wall and in this way, the hiding bacteria are flushed out into the bladder or urine and hence vulnerable to action by the antibiotics....

Gene Study Offers Hope of Potent Anti-cancer Drugs

... the human genome. These mutations cause a cell to multiply uncontrollably to form a tumor that can then spread to other parts of the body. Scientists have identified about 350 genes that have been implicated in the development of different cancers but, until now, have not had a clear idea about how many mu...

Scientists Identify 120 New Cancer Genes

... the human genome. These mutations cause a cell to multiply uncontrollably to form a tumor that can then spread to other parts of the body. The next stage is to try to assess whether these mutations were directly involved in "driving" cancer development, or whether they were harmless "passenger" mutations, ...

Major Gene Study Uncovers Secrets of Leukemia

...e system cells, called B or T lymphocytes, instead multiply rapidly and overwhelm the normal blood cells the body needs to survive. The St. Jude team used microarrays, postage-stamp-sized chips that contain DNA fragments, which allowed researchers to investigate more than 350,000 markers called single nucle...

Study Uncovers Clues for Why Graves’ Disease Attacks the Eye

...okes the receptor to signal the T-cell to grow and multiply – long after the cell was programmed to die,” he explained. “After two or three generations of this process, we suspect that the high-jacked T-cells mutiny over the normal T-cells, sparking the body’s immune reaction against itself.” The next step...

Scientists Produce Neurons from Human Skin

...ce neurons from undifferentiated cells rather than multiply neurons from nerve cells. Tests conducted by the researchers demonstrated that stem cells from the skin can proliferate and differentiate in vitro when placed in the appropriate environment. They progressively took on the oblong shape typical of ne...

Novel Test Identifies Leukemia Patients Likely to Respond to New Therapy

...tibodies. Genetic aberrations can cause B cells to multiply uncontrollably, causing B cell lymphomas. Dr. Melnick’s study focused on a gene called BCL6. The protein it codes for is a transcriptional repressor, which means that it can shut off the functioning of genes in B cells and other cells of the immune...

RNAi Shows Promise in Gene Therapy

...ff, viruses such as hepatitis or HIV are unable to multiply and cause disease. In early RNAi experiments, researchers saw some hints that the technique could induce an immune reaction or switch off the wrong gene or genes. In work last year, Kay confirmed those findings but also showed a possible way around...

Single Protein Plays A Major Role In Prion Diseases

...is good-gone-bad conversion is one way that prions multiply and spread disease. But scientists believe that th...its, a process that creates "seeds" so that prions multiply more quickly in the body. Hsp104, a molecule known to be required for prion replication, could funct...

Severe Cold is Harbinger of Infections

... higher during extreme cold, because these viruses multiply faster in cold temprature," said a senior official...en there is heavy fog and no sun. The virus cannot multiply when there is good sunlight." However, the other diseases that plague children like jaundice, typh...

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