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Gene Therapy For Cystic Fibrosis

...ts were encouraging, researcher John F. Engelhardt notes the experiment must be modified before it can be tried in people. Another virus "carrier" must be found because the one used in the mouse experiments doesn't easily enter human cells. Also, it's important to remember that the mouse experiment did not...

FDA Approves Elidel Cream for Eczema

...hat often seep and ooze. The drug maker, Novartis, notes more than 40 million people in the U.S. develop flare-ups of eczema. // It is a prescription cream for the skin condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema. It is intended for people who can't use other standard skin medications. Typically, doct...

Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk

... including fish and fortified milk. In fact, Grant notes in his report, during the winter in Europe, blood levels of vitamin D have been found to be higher in northern countries, where fish may be the main source of the vitamin....

Medications linked to xerostomia and caries

...graphic and socioeconomic environments.Dr. Salinas notes that children with asthma who had the highest caries rates tended to be those who were young, usually under age 5. “A pulmonologist told me that would be consistent with the patterns he sees in pediatric asthma patients,” Dr. Salinas notes. “Use of ...

The route to fertilization

...ertilisation. "As the sperm approaches the egg," notes Epel, "the enzyme quickly produces large amounts of nitric oxide gas, which is injected into the egg once the sperm and the egg make contact."The injection of nitric oxide gas from the sperm triggers the release of calcium inside the egg about 30 sec...

Decrease of 'Hunger Hormone' after Obesity Surgery

...Flier from Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts notes that research into whether these drugs will mimic the effects of gastric bypass surgery or result in unexpected medical consequences is needed. It is also unclear how gastric bypass surgery leads to a reduction in ghrelin levels. Nonetheless, the fi...

Control of anger disorder connected to Brain Dysfunction

... researchers point out. In this study, researchers notes that individuals with other psychiatric disorders that involve impulsive behavior--such as antisocial personality disorder and obsessive/compulsive disorder--show deficits similar to those found....

Reasons why men die earlier

... thus provide a larger target for parasites. Owens notes in mammalian species where females are larger in size than males, it is the females who are more susceptible to parasitic infections....

Heart disease diagnosed by dentist?

... or painful jaw is one indicator of heart disease, notes the Academy of General Dentistry. There's also a connection between gum disease and heart problems. "I've helped patients with heart conditions by diagnosing dental problems// that were causing local infections," said Dr. E. Mac Edington, a Clarksvil...

Music soothes labour pain

...ress than the women in the other group. The study notes that better pain management during labour may speed a woman's recovery after childbirth and improve the mother-infant relationship....

Snoring May Be Sign of Asthma in Kids

... even in children who do not have asthma, Sullivan notes that childhood asthma and snoring do appear to be linked, pointing out that more than 40 percent of children who snored had asthma, compared to about 26 percent of children who did not snore. "Snorers had almost a doubling of the level of asthma," S...

Some pets found to be SARS carriers

...imals to test potential vaccines.Their study, also notes a separate report that cats were found infected with the virus in a Hong Kong apartment complex where residents contracted SARS last year. Cats and ferrets are the first pets included on an exotic list of animals scientists think may be able to har...

Osteoporosis may be treated with strontium ranelate

...ate have an effect on the bone mineral density and notes that this effect can be used in advantage of the treatment procedure. The recent studies on the drug had shown the drug to be effective in treating both vertebral and non-vertebral fractures that happen in osteoporosis. In the treatment, strontium, t...

Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria

...oung children and claims a life every 30 seconds,” notes Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National I...brain, contributing to cerebral malaria and death, notes Dr. Wellems. The scientists showed that AA cells often stick to blood vessel walls, whereas this occ...

Understanding Chronic Infections May Help in Developing Therapeutic Vaccines

...rry's primary interest is in chronic infection, he notes that research in this area should inform the design of better therapeutic cancer vaccines as well because many of the deficiencies in immune response are similar whether the antigen confronting the immune system is a virus or a tumor. Extracts of t...

Arsenic May Have Been Responsible For The Madness Of King George III Of England

...esearchers looked at the Royal physician’s medical notes to try and identify the source of the arsenic; they found that the principal compound administered to the King during his illness was emetic tartar. Emetic tartar contains a substance called antimony, which can be contaminated with arsenic. The autho...

Teenagers Take More Risk-Taking Behaviors In The Company Of Same Sex Friends

...suburban Washington, D.C. area. The observers took notes on the make and model of the departing vehicles, as well as the age and gender of the driver and passengers. A second group of observers was stationed ? to ? of a mile away from the parking lot, and used video recording equipment and a laser-assisted...

Controversy over spread of Mad Cow disease from India

...uroscience [NIMHANS], Bangalore, in his commentary notes in a Journal has said though one case of Scrapie, occurred due to import of feed has been reported from the Himalayan Foothills. But still, "Scientists must proceed cautiously when hypothesising about a disease that has such wide geographic, cultural...

Leading Biotech Companies Are Interested In Acquisition Of Smaller Companies

...ing to consider acquisition then they used to be,” notes Roger Longman, Managing Partner at Healthcare business information specialist for Windhover information. The possibilities of going public after acquisition is very high for these small companies and is one of these reasons these companies are consid...

Treating Dental Problems Of Abused Children Need Special Care

... conducted by a team of Canadian researchers, also notes that treating victims of childhood sex abuse can p...re abused “several times a week.” The JADA study notes that because dentists are likely to treat, “knowingly or unknowingly,” victims of childhood sex abus...

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