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Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...n as naked DNA vaccination, holds the potential of overcoming autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. The vaccine is currently being successfully tested in animals. In multiple sclerosis (MS) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the body essentially attacks itself, causing inflammat...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

... of the more daunting aspects of brain research is overcoming the blood brain barrier. “This might be an option,” Gorelick said, but he noted what works in arat often fails in humans....

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Directly to Brain

... of the more daunting aspects of brain research is overcoming the blood brain barrier....

A new herbal therapy to quit smoking

...tine cigarettes that will be provided also help in overcoming physical addictions, therapists say. Although the programme ends in 15 days, the person, now referred to as an ex-smoker, will be invited for sessions of hypnotherapy on the 15th and 30th day to help maintain this status. The sessions of hypnothera...

Caffeine Intake May reduce Insulin Sensitivity

... recent reports that say that caffeine may help in overcoming insulin resistance. Reference: Journal Diabetes Care, March 2005...

Tendency To Smoke and Get Addicted Could Run In Families!

...plain why some youngsters quickly take to smoking, overcoming the initial dizziness and nausea, arising out of nicotine toxicity. Previously, Oxford University researchers had identified a variant of the gene, DRD2 32806, found to play a significant role in smoking addiction. The gene was found to control dop...

Cafe Established To Overcome Winter Blues

...d at London’s Science Museum, which is targeted at overcoming the winter blues//. A dose of light is given to the customers, which is aimed at countering the effects produced by the dark winter days in the country. The seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is reportedly afflicting about 500,000 people in the countr...

Large Scale Study On H5N1 Conducted

...derstanding the virus will also contribute towards overcoming it ultimately. One of the most important discoveries made was that this particular virus has a molecular feature which is absent in human influenza viruses, which makes them all the more toxic while infecting human cells. The scientific community h...

Anorexia - Overcoming Hunger Pangs Isn’t Just About Will Powe

...te//. The study has for the first time proved that overcoming those hunger pangs and avoiding food isn’t just about extraordinary will power alone. The neurotransmitter is known to be neuropeptide Y (NPY). The oversupply of NPY makes it hard for obese people to lose weight. In anorexia, there is a lack of NPY...

Potential Benefits Of New Nanotechnology

...n the door to the next generation of computers, by overcoming one of the main limitations on developing smaller microchips: rapid heat dissipation. During critical surgery, nanofluids could be used to cool the brain so it requires less oxygen and thereby enhance the patient’s chance of survival and reduce the...

Brian Imaging Can Foretell Results Of Treating Depression

...he benefits of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) in overcoming depression can be assessed using brain imaging according to researchers// at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry, the official journal of the American Psychiat...

Efficacy Of Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans In Warding Off Fatigue To Be Studied

...ion - including sports-formulated jelly beans - in overcoming fatigue. The researchers plan to use competitive sportsmen as subjects in the study and compare the carbohydrates efficacy with plain water. Around 16 competitive endurance cyclists and triathletes have already been recruited for this purpose, which ...

Beans Devoid Of Flatulence Causing Compounds Would Soon Hit The Market

...Dietetic Association, said that the study helps in overcoming the negative aspects (flatulence) of eating legumes while ensuring preserving their nutritional benefits....

New Drugs Could Save Lung Cancer Patients

... cancer in Glasgow that he has identified a way of overcoming the resistance that develops in patients. The reaction to the drugs only last about six months after which the cancer builds up a resistance, he claimed. 'The gene that is targeted by drug treatment tends to undergo a specific structural alterati...

Britain Gets Wonder Drug That Busts Fats

...r money as against the £7 billion-per-year cost of overcoming obesity and overweight problems. Trials were con...hat the drug can help people to give up smoking by overcoming their cravings. However, it is being marketed only to tackle obesity. Rimonabant has been licensed...

Sleep Essential For A Strong Memory

...er sleep helps to build and maintain memory and in overcoming interference, which was explained as the trend of forgetting something else when learning a new piece of information. The researchers made the participants to memorize 20 pairs of words and were later tested on their ability to recall them. The res...

IVF Price To Be Reduced If Women Opt For Egg Sharing Scheme

...ned their hope that this scheme would also help in overcoming the current shortage in eggs as well as being useful for necessary development in stem cell cultures.This announcement b\y the officials has already provoked quite a number of protests about the ethics of such a scheme. The campaigners have warned th...

$67m to Tackle Obesity

... been unveiled by the government which is aimed at overcoming the obesity problem that threatens to lead to shor...e a rapid difference in waistlines. He states that overcoming the problem could take substantially longer than four years and probably even decades of attention t...

Genetic Map Reveals How Drugs Fight Diseases: Study

...ant drug sirolimus, as a therapeutic candidate for overcoming drug resistance in a form of human leukemia. Source-IANS...

Genetic 'Roadmap' Charts Links Between Drugs and Human Disease

...wn as 'rapamycin'), as a therapeutic candidate for overcoming drug resistance in a form of human leukemia. These findings, as well as those for gedunin, are described in Science and in separate Cancer Cell publications. 'Although this first version of the Connectivity Map is limited mainly to drugs, the same ...

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