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Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...ot ideally prepared to take on the disease causing organisms in full force. Added to this if the person is under stress the condition gets worse, with the person becoming more susceptible to even very common infections. So for those real health freaks who are worried about their health status, should be th...

Antioxidants protect health tissue in people undergoing radiation therapy.

...operty have radio protective effect and protecting organisms like Escherichia role and Bacillus megaterium organisms (taken for study) against of gamma radiation. The study offers hope for the development of better r...

WORM! WORM! all the way

... of a field known as probiotics: the use of living organisms to treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract an...ine. The importance of contact with environmental organisms is supported by studies of mice specially bred to be germ-free, said Dr. Fergus Shanahan, of the Nat...

Focus on DNA transcription

...apel Hill, state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds u...

E. coli strains resistant to a common antibiotic

...ee R. Manges at Berkeley. "When we looked at these organisms from these various different women, many of them turned out to be the same. We weren't anticipating that." The researchers looked specifically at infections caused by E. coli strains resistant to a common antibiotic, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole,...

Prototype Detector detects Anthrax Quickly

...nt of Energy. Fatty acids are found in all living organisms with cell membranes. Analyses of gases driven from the bacteria have been used to identify bacteria and other pathogens at the genus level, and often at the species level. Identification of the bacillus in minutes, is a crucial step in alerting a bui...

DNA helps in cellular function

...apel Hill, state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds u...

DNA transcription to be focused

...apel Hill, state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA.// When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds ...

Allergies: A major health problem

... While many ailments can be accounted for external organisms like microbes// or due to the deficiency of essential nutritive component like Vitamins, allergies are triggered as a specific reaction to a normally harmless substance, one that does not bother other people. In other words allergies are in sharp co...

Rat Genetic Code Mapped

...hat comparing the human genome with those of other organisms is the most powerful tool available to understand the complex genomic components involved in human health and disease .That in turn will help show what makes mice different from people, and rats from mice . If we have two things we can't really tel...

In Search Of Drugs From the Ocean

...nt for some of our deadliest diseases. Many marine organisms are already in development to benefit humans. Bryozoans, gastropods and sponges work against cancer. Marine fungus is an anti-inflammatory, and sea whips fight tuberculosis. Currently, there are about 30 marine-derived pharmaceuticals in various stag...

Transmission Of Infectious Disease On Planes Analyzed

...ecent study researchers say people aren’t the only organisms traveling around the world but also is infectious diseases // . Previous studies conducted among air travelers, including those involving the spread of tuberculosis on planes. Results suggest sitting within two rows of a contagious individual during...

Three Tropical Parasites Genetic Code Unravelled

...te leprosy". In 1901, Leishman identified certain organisms in smears taken from the spleen of a patient who had died from "dum-dum fever". At the time "Dum-dum", a town not far from Calcutta, was considered to be particularly unhealthy. Leishmaniasis causes- - weight loss, - fever, - anemia, Trypanoso...

Molecule aids fight E. Coli Infections

...itish journal Nature. "The basic templates of how organisms protect themselves against infection go back millions of years in evolution, so we can learn lessons from flies that apply to humans," said senior study author R. Alan Ezekowitz, Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, head ...

Primates reveal a new dimension to human genome

...ences. Conservation of the genome of two different organisms over millions of years gives room to encoding important biological functions. This method of conservation over a long period of time helps in comparative genomes which is a classical approach to the interpretation of human genome. But, there is a cer...

Advances In Stem Cells Research

...udies of embryonic stem cells in several different organisms indicate that these cells have the capacity to give rise to nearly all of the cell types present in an adult organism. The cell lines that we are making available are robust, they grow well, and are easy to handle.” Researchers hope that sharing the ...

Super Bugs Contaminate UK Chickens

...nt Enterocococci in chickens can lead to resistant organisms in the human gut, leading to food poisoning and gastrointestinal trouble. Spokesman Darren Pearson said: "There's overwhelming evidence that the main reason for antibiotic resistance in humans is because of the antibiotics prescribed for us rather ...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

... cause an infection is small and between 10 to 100 organisms can caused dysentery. Abdominal pain followed by watery diarrhea is common after the infection. Read More... Enteric fever: Typhoid or 'enteric fever' is caused by infection with 'salmonella typhi'. In 1907, Mary Mallon (United States cook) becam...

Genetic Expressions Can Influence The Process Of Aging

...s at the right time creates a balance that enables organisms to live relatively cancer-free for a reasonably long time. This is the first time the p63 gene has been implicated in aging. The study is published in the September issue of the journal Genes & Development. Source: Newswise...

New Virus Held Responsible For Respiratory Infection In Children

..., and human metapneumovirus. However the causative organisms have been identified in only about 12 to 39 % of the cases. In a similar study conducted on patients with unspecified upper respiratory tract infection, acute bronchitis, sinus infections and pneumonia, the identification rate was only 39%. In view...

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