Navigation Links

Tag: "nervous" at medical news

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...ord blood mesenchymal stem cell transplantation on nervous system function of ALS patients....

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...virus, which can be fatal. It can harm the central nervous system of one in 250 people bitten by a mosquito carrying the virus, leading to extensive nerve damage. One in five people bitten experience only fevers. The virus is spread by mosquitoes that have fed on the blood of infected birds. West Nile viru...

Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's

... , the tragic degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The new molecule, called conserved dopamine neurotrophic factor (CDNF), prevents the degeneration of cells that produce the key brain chemical dopamine and can even help damaged cells to recover. Tested on lab rodents engineered to have P...

Fibrinogen may Inhibit Spinal Cord Regeneration

...d, has been found to inhibit the growth of central nervous system neuronal cells , a process that is necessar... the first evidence that when blood leaks into the nervous system, the blood protein contributes to the neurons inability to repair themselves. The findings,...

Role of MicroRNA in Cancer Suppression Identified

...showing that miR-34a is under-expressed in central nervous system tumors. "This is a groundbreaking study shedding light on the critical role microRNAs play in fighting cancer and highlights their potential to act as novel drug targets", noted Dr. Dalia Cohen, Global Head of Research and Development at Ros...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

... sympathetic tone are components of the autonomic nervous system. CRP, which is secreted by the liver, circu...er for inflammation in the body. The sympathetic nervous system speeds things up, and the parasympathetic slows things down, said Victoria J. Vieira, a predo...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...o be different," says Gramoz Prestreshi, a slight, nervous man of 22 , originally hailing from Kosovo and now settled in US. He won his asylum case on the ground that as a gay he was being persecuted in his native country. He was almost beaten to death in 2003 and police were of no help. Nor were his paren...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

... refer, may introduce delays, at least for central nervous system cancers. Second, some studies found that there was a strong association between older age and longer delays to diagnosis. Possible explanations for this significant observation, according to the authors, include more apparent clinical prese...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...ace during the formation of the vertebrate central nervous system, and the genes and signalling pathways involved are conserved in both Drosophila and vertebrate species. Although biologists already had an intuitive idea of how the limit or border between these compartments was generated, there had been no ...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...sight into adiponectins influence over the central nervous system and suggest that selective inhibition of th... doubt about its physiological role in the central nervous system, he added. The researchers now report evidence in mice that adiponectin receptors are prese...

Tumor Blood Flow can Improve Chemotherapy

...lid tumor that arises from cells in the peripheral nervous system. The finding holds promise for improving neuroblastoma treatment by using the drug bevacizumab to block VEGF, a protein that stimulates blood vessel growth in tumors and then following with the chemotherapy drug topotecan, which depends on b...

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

...ine. The neural tube is the basis of the embryos nervous system. Poor development of the neural tube, which is sometimes due to a lack of folic acid, can result in major health problems. Folic acid is found in green vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and meat. However, even a balanced diet wont supply enou...

Modified Herpes Virus Keeps Arteries Free-flowing Following Procedures

...s efficacy against malignant tumors of the central nervous system and the liver was blocking certain types of cell death and proliferation of surviving cells. They wanted to test this effect in arteries following angioplasty therapy. The researchers studied a rabbit model that replicates the restenosis or ...

Adding Folic Acid to Flour Lessens Congenital Malformations

... The neural tube is the foundation of the embryo's nervous system. Poor development of the neural tube, which is sometimes due to a lack of folic acid, can lead to major health problems. Folic acid is found in green vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and meat. However, even a balanced diet is not able to provi...

Meet the petroholic Boy of Kanpur

...sons an immediate high but it may harm the central nervous system and major organs. Petrol is a mixture of volatile toxic hydrocarbons. Akin to alcohol, the stomach quickly absorbs petrol that acts as a depressant....

Blood Transfusions Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer Transmission

...ugh blood---the lung, liver, skeleton, and central nervous system---did not raise the recipients risk of developing the disease. The researchers also observed that the cancer incidence among the 9377 recipients of blood from donors with a previous diagnosis of cancer did not differ from that among recipie...

Traditional Tibetan Medicine Gaining Acceptance in Himachal Pradesh

...lems and hypertension, gastro-intestinal problems, nervous diseases, skin, thyroid and psycholomatic. Damdul, a researcher in the clinical research centre says that efforts are being made to promote the system. "Over the last five to ten years, we've been really trying to see if we can do some extended s...

Afghanistan Hopes to Eradicate Polio in Two Years

... multiplies in the intestine, and then invades the nervous system, causing permanent paralysis. Amin added that the country was not only intensifying efforts to address this, but also other health problems like malnutrition among children, poor sanitation and access to clean water. "We are giving more sc...

Lead Scare Causes Thomas to Derail

...uth Florida, said lead can accumulate in a child's nervous system, damaging brain development and potentially causing learning difficulties. Once that happens, irreversible damage can occur, she said. She said symptoms of lead exposure can include loss of appetite, sluggishness and vomiting. A simple blood...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

... a good time to tackle this chore. If you're a bit nervous about having to pop open the hood of your computer, don't worry. Usually removing a few easy-to-find screws or a popping a simple latch is all you need to do to inspect the inside of your computer. Most computer manuals tell you how it's done. Open...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Other Tags
(Date:10/1/2014)... that more than 80 per cent of bowel cancers ... found that medicines called ,JAK inhibitors, halted tumour growth ... present in more than 80 per cent of bowel ... in clinical trials, for diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ... the second-most common cancer in Australia with nearly 17,000 ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... eye, the brain of a rat and a robot ... a QUT leading robotics researcher. , Dr Michael ... new study uses new computer algorithms to enable robots ... , "This is a very Frankenstein type of project," ... a thing together because we,re taking the eyes of ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014 Patients with increased inflammation, including ... greatly increased risk of depression. For example, a ... hepatitis C virus infection causes depression in approximately ... more commonly known as fish oil, have a ... risk of heart disease and reducing triglyceride levels. ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep ... when it comes to exercise. When walking, staying focused ... to it appear shorter and help people walk there ... this technique to walking while looking around the environment ... of exercise. , "People are less interested in exercise ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Marriagelifeinsurance.com ... find life insurance for retired couples. , Senior ... provide financial security for their loved ones. A joint ... both insured persons pass away. , Life insurance ... expense life insurance can even be purchased online, as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Eighty percent of bowel cancers halted with existing medicines 2Health News:Robot researcher combines nature to nurture 'superhuman' navigation 2Health News:Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent some forms of depression 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 3Health News:Elderly Life Insurance - Find Life Insurance for Retired Couples! 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... Mediterranean each year, but its deep-blue waters host ... 1,000 alien species, including fish, crustaceans, and algae ... activities. In the open-access journal Frontiers in ... analyzed data from a new information system developed ... introduction of alien species has changed the native ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... watermelon, salmon, and strawberries all have in common? ... of chromosomes and are diploid, these organisms are all ... chromosomesseedless watermelon and salmon have 3 and 4 sets ... this might seem surprising, in fact most plant species ... over a century ago, but only recently, with the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in drinking water ... abruption, according to a new study led by ... , The study, published in the journal ... 1,019 unexposed pregnancies among 1,766 women in Cape ... late 1960s to the early 1980s by the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biodiversity in the Mediterranean is threatened by alien species 2Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 2Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 3Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 4Contaminated water linked to pregnancy complications, BU study finds 2
Other Contents