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Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!

...tists said that all toothache need not have dental origins and that toothache should not be ignored because it may be the early warning for more important problems. Especially in the third world countries, dental care and hygiene has never received its due importance from the masses. So much so that patients...

Brain changes observed in people with sleep apnoea

...dition. In other words, the condition may have its origins in the brain....

Onset Linked To Severity of Asthma

...e disease, but a group of syndromes with different origins and biological characteristics. They hope defining these subsets will help in asthma diagnosis, treatment and future research....

Cancer diagnosis easier from microRNA

...gainst a panel of tumor samples whose histological origins were unknown. The microRNA classification had proved unique for the kind of tumor and its presence and thus the procedure could accurately compare the expression patterns of the messenger microRNAs. Reference: Nature, June 2005...

Developmental Origins of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

...f one's mother." The study also shows development origins of PCS’s, "There are reproductive consequences of metabolic programming events that occur during foetal development; we may need to look further back up the generations and look at more factors than previously considered; and finally, adverse events ...

New Race –Specific drug

...gical differences can bedetermined by one's ethnic origins is a long-standing one, and it raises a number of legal and ethical questions. There is a powerful lobby which is in favour of racial profiling when it comes to drug development, backed by evidence that suggests a degree of truth in the ethnicity the...

Brain Patterns In Amusia May Be Related To Other Disorders

...se findings should contribute to understanding the origins of learning disorders – the genetic causes and their neural consequences, opined the scientists of the study. Source: Newswise ...

A bird's eye view of the Bird Flu scare

... is an irony worth noting. So what exactly are the origins of this disease// and what exactly should we be looking at to avoid becoming a victim of this deadly condition. Bird flu basically is the viral flu that occurs in wild birds as well as domesticated ones including chickens, ducks, and turkeys. Normal...

Typhoid May Have Resulted In The Fall Of Athens

...ed out a third of the city-state’s population. The origins of the epidemic was in Ethiopia, between 430-426 BC, which later spread to Athens. Thucydides, the Greek historian, who also suffered from the disease and recovered from it reported about the outbreak. This report was the only source of information...

Malnutrition Crisis On Rise In India: World Bank

...ng child feeding and caring practices, and has its origins almost entirely during the first two to three years of life. According to it, malnutrition in India is a concentrated phenomenon. A relatively small number of states, districts and villages account for a large share of the burden. "Bridging the ga...

Ultimate Destination of anti-depressant, Prozac

...region of the brain (the “dentate gyrus”). But the origins of these neurons, and how Prozac promotes their existence, have been a mystery until now. By profiling the telltale marker proteins produced by different kinds of cells in the brains of adult mice, the researchers first defined discrete steps in th...

Cancer Cause Not Yet Ascertained

...Building 108’. ‘The tumors detected have varying origins and only three of the seven lesions have known associations with radiation,’ said John Gall, of Southern Medical Services....

Origin of HIV Traced To Wild Chimps

...aid that they are further going to investigate the origins of another HIV group, called group O and find out any other possible disease that might have been transmitted to humans. ...

Abnormal Abeta - Protein Level in Human Brain Trigger Alzheimer's Risk

...r an important and longstanding question about the origins of Alzheimer's disease: Do Alzheimer's patients ha...dition to helping scientists better understand the origins of the condition, will likely help them improve its diagnosis and treatment. The scientists' resu...

NHGRI Aims To Sequence Primate Genomes

...e, this set of ten targets is likely to reveal the origins of other genes important for multi-cellularity in all such animals, including humans. The ten targets, all of which involve relatively small genomes, include six to be sequenced at high-density genome coverage: Capsaspora owczarzak; Sphaeroforma arct...

Endometriosis Could be Treated with Iron Therapy

..., because we are focusing our research more on the origins and causes of the disease in the context of prevention than on surgical treatment when the disease is already present.' He added,'We really hope that, in the future, genetics will help us determine the population of young women at high risk of endo...

XVI International AIDS Conference To Be Held In Toronto In August

...ld be given priority would include new data on the origins of HIV-1, as to how certain populations tend to avoid infection despite exposure to HIV, the relationship between a single dose of neviparine and the response of pregnant women to antiviral treatment, on the people’s immune systems and resistance to ...

Team Tracks Genetic Origins of Eye Cancer

...chromosomes in a tumor cell, thereby revealing the origins of extra and deleted chromosomal material. "This research was undertaken with the hope that identification of regions and genes of importance in this disease could lead to improvements in treatment strategies," said Nath, who directs WVU’s interdis...

'Origin Of Sex' Can Be Revealed By Sperm Proteome

...ns found in sperm could even help in revealing the origins of sex and also can explain some// of the mysterie... This will not only shed light on the evolutionary origins of sperm, but may advance our understanding of the evolution of sex itself.' The research will als...

Come Apart and Rest Awhile – It’s Christma!

...ind these traditions. Christmas carols have their origins in Ancient Greece, where caroling was known as ‘choraulien’, implying 'to dance to a flute'. Every year during Christmas, these beautiful melodies lend their charm to the celebration. Santa Claus or Father Christmas has been the darling of children...

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