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Residents Of Gas Patch In Colorado Suffering In Silence

...ut odors "they go out and see if they can smell or observe the same conditions." Sometimes inspectors can't identify the problem. "I do know some of the odor complaints, even if we get out quickly, the field folks don't always smell the same thing, Beaver was quoted. Nor does the agency have the expertise t...

Parkinsons Disease can Be Predicted by Metabolic Pathway

...ky Way with the naked eye. Instead of straining to observe the effects of single DNA variants scattered randomly across the universe of the human genome, we observed the effects of a constellation of variants within a well-defined genomic pathway, he says. When we looked at the axon guidance pathway in Parki...

Scientists Predict Bleak Future For Life

...Krauss adds, astronomers will no longer be able to observe the universe's expansion, constant microwave background, red shift of galaxies and other cosmic hallmarks. "Those are really all at the basis of our modern understanding of cosmology," says Krauss, who said he first began theorizing about the futur...

Artificial Testis Developed by AIIMS a Boon to Suffering Patients

...he patient, yet we carry out a number of tests and observe the acceptance percent of patients over four days," Gupta explained, adding that patients from all parts of the country are coming for this treatment. Source-IANS/V...

Robotic Surgeon to Team Up With Doctors, Astronauts on NASA Mission

...roderick of the University of Cincinnati, who will observe the robot's movements and determine its suitability for space travel. Two NASA astronauts and a NASA flight surgeon complete the crew. Also traveling to the research pod is the M7, a surgical robot developed by SRI International in Menlo Park, Cali...

Different Approach Needed to Protect Brains of Premature Babies

...t and in their proper relationship. Our ability to observe these connections at the microscopic level provides a new window for understanding perinatal brain injury.” To probe how the brain's response to injury changes, researchers took slices from the brains of mice of different ages. At birth, the mouse...

Drug Used to Prevent HIV Transmission from Mother to Child Damages DNA

...r. In addition, two human studies are the first to observe the induction of mutations and large scale chromosomal damage in red blood cells of newborns exposed to NRTIs in utero. Researchers led by Dale M. Walker of Experimental Pathology Laboratories in Herndon, VA, administered AZT in varying doses to f...

Drug Used to Prevent HIV Transmission from Mother to Child Damages DNA

...r. In addition, two human studies are the first to observe the induction of mutations and large scale chromosomal damage in red blood cells of newborns exposed to NRTIs in utero. These, and other, studies were published in April 2007 in a special issue of Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis that examin...

Parkison’s Conquered Through Stem Cell Therap

...ives such patients a new hope. However, we need to observe the long term clinical effects in larger number of patients to decide whether it is primary or secondary or supplementary treatment option for degenerative disorders", said Dr N.K Venkataramana, Director, Manipal Institute of Neurological Disorders. ...

Tumour Grown Human Body by Chinese Scientists

... conventional breeding systems we can continuously observe the behavior of a tumor. It is difficult to observe metastasis in a patient," Liu said. Regimens less toxic than chemotherapy and even cancer vaccines...

Cryoablation: A New Treatment Option for Some Kidney Tumor Patients

...hrough the skin directly into a tumor. Doctors can observe and guide the insertion by combined use of ultrasound and CT. The needle, or cryoprobe, is filled with argon gas, which results in rapid freezing of the tissue to temperatures of -100° C; and the tissue is then thawed by replacing the argon with heli...

Researchers Discover Key to Body’s Ability to Detect Subtle Temperature Change

...esonance energy transfer, allows the researcher to observe interactions between different channel subunits under a microscope. “This technique allows us to look at the channel subunit composition in real-time in live cells,” Zheng said. In the current experiments, cDNA coding for particular subunits is l...

Genetic Testing Sheds Light on Degenerative Eye Disease

...igmentosa and macular degeneration. The authors observe that genetic testing for eye disease is a relatively new and evolving practice. Says Ayyagari, “Molecular diagnostics does not replace the necessary expertise of the ophthalmologist; rather, it adds a new tool to the ophthalmologist’s diagnostic arse...

One- Fifths of Lung Cancer Patients are Non-smoking Women: Study

...cancer so it's likely that a lot of these cases we observe are attributable to that.” AN...

Strep, Psychiatric Symptoms Possibly Linked in Some Children

...fect of strep treatment on psychiatric symptoms or observe whether a patient’s infection-fighting antibodies rise or fall in step with psychiatric symptoms. “This is exactly the kind of study that was needed, a prospective evaluation to quantify the increased risk of neuropsychiatric or movement disorders...

Is Extreme Irritability - a Childhood Bipolar Disorder?

...lectroencephalograms (EEGs), the researchers could observe the brain's electrical signals that occurred during frustration while children with either disorder performed simple tasks. The new study shows that clinicians some day could use biological measurements, such as EEGs, to help make psychiatric diagn...

New Cause of Chronic Liver Disease Identified in HIV-positive Patients

...ciated with vascular liver disease. Yet, they also observe that all the patients had a history of therapy with ddI, which an earlier case-controlled study showed to be associated with cryptogenic liver disease. HIV itself is also considered as a cause, particularly as the infection has been associated wit...

WBC in Lung Produces Histamine: Study

...s, which are associated with allergy. "In both, we observe inflammation –– swelling, blood vessel leak, and muscle contraction that narrows the airway." Caughey was investigating the well-known fact that upper respiratory infections often trigger acute asthma attacks. "We hypothesized that an infection in ...

Diabetics - Beware of Red Meat !

...leagues at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston observe that metabolic abnormalities related to diabetes may magnify the undesirable effects of excess iron on the heart. However, they have nothing to say about whether iron consumption affects heart disease risk in non-diabetic people. The database on ...

Now Vedic Mantras to Cure Diseases

...lars, telescope, cameras etc to enable scholars to observe the planetary and other solar activities. Different teams would be constituted on the basis of the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda, the Vedas and astrology to diagnose about 100 general and incurable diseases and their treatment. In a two-year...

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