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Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...on must face up to the situation that the 1991 law prevents optimal treatment of the patient and does not protect the embryo either. The law needs to be changed urgently to reflect the current state of the art. It is far worse to kill embryos after they have implanted in a womans womb, than it is to take em...

Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's

...led conserved dopamine neurotrophic factor (CDNF), prevents the degeneration of cells that produce the key brain chemical dopamine and can even help damaged cells to recover. Tested on lab rodents engineered to have Parkinson's, CDNF "was at least as efficient" as GDNF (glial cell-derived neurotrophic facto...

First Genetically Engineered Maize Resistant to Maize Streak Virus Produced in S. Africa

...tated protein, which is expressed at a high level, prevents the virus from replicating and killing the plant. The transgenic maize variety has proven consistently resistant to MSV and the trait can be reliably passed on to the next generation and in crosses to other varieties, they opined. Field trials ...

New Therapies for Kidney Diseases

... mutation in a gene called GLIS2. GLIS2 normally prevents cell death in the adult kidney. It does so by shutting down genes that initiate cell death and that are only required during the development of the organ. A mutation interfering with GLIS2 function reactivates these harmful genes the result being t...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...repressor that interferes with gene expression and prevents normal differentiation of white blood cells. Previous work of these two groups suggested that PML/RARA self-association, called homodimerization, and posttranslational modifications are important for transformation. In addition, retinoid X receptor...

Viagra Improves Heart Function, Finds Study

...the body-the lungs and the penis. In the lungs, it prevents excessively low blood pressure. In the penis, it prevents excessive engorgement. However, undue phosphodiesterase type 5 can constrict these arteries too m...

Ujjain Ashram Adopts Eco-friendly Burial Process

...dition. The burial process is eco-friendly as it prevents pollution, saves fuel and enriches the environment...rk done by Sudhirbhai. In fact, this whole process prevents pollution as well saves wood. I have made a wish of having the same funeral after my death." Besi...

First Drug for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

...tute investigator. "We found that Cdk5 activity prevents extinction, at least in part by negatively affecting the activity of another key kinase....

Breast Cancer Risk is not Reduced by a Diet Rich in Fruit and Vegetables

... low in fat vs. a 5-a-day fruit and vegetable diet prevents breast cancer recurrence or death among women with previously treated early stage breast cancer,' the authors write....

Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA

... a drastic shortage of police escort officers that prevents prisoners being treated in specialist NHS services. The shortage is so severe that in some areas common medical problems, such as broken hand bones, are not sent for X-Rays in NHS facilities. A prison doctor was unable to register a prisoner with s...

Generic Competitor for Plavix Blocked in US

... was invalid. Plavix (generic name clopidogrel) prevents platelets (substances in the blood) from clustering. This helps to prevent blood from forming blood clots. Clopidogrel is used in the prevention and treatment of heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and acute coronary syndrome. Plavix used by 48 m...

Scientists Develop Insulin Pill

...uccessfully enclosed the insulin in a capsule that prevents it from being digested by stomach acids, and carries it intact into the small intestine. Once the capsule has reached the small intestine, it is dissolved and releases a mixture of insulin and other materials that enhance the absorption of the insu...

UK Scientists to Undertake Seven Year Study of Peanut Allergy

...ning whether avoidance or early exposure to peanut prevents the development of peanut allergy and understanding how this happens will have important clinical implications. "Our study findings may result in a change in public health policy to prevent food allergies and will enable scientists to identify impo...

Focus on Paediatric TB

... Immunization Programme (UIP) in the country which prevents severe form of TB in children. Management of paediatric TB is one of the activities under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme. This information was given by the Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi o...

Research Reveals Way to Speed Up Treatment of Deadly Malignant Hyperthermia

... in the muscles and reduces high body temperature, prevents mortality when administered properly. The study, titled "The Icarus Effect: The Influence of Diluent Warming on Dantrolene Sodium Mixing Time," set out to determine the possibility of a more expedient method of warming the diluent in order to mix i...

The Forgotten Indian Medical Genius

... crucial drug. Given to a pregnant woman, the drug prevents major birth defects in the baby's brain and spine, and new studies suggest it could help prevent heart disease, stroke and is beneficial in fighting some cancers. SubbaRow and his team were responsible for the discovery of Aureomycin, which when t...

Extinction Risk of Grazing Animals Depends on Reproductive Speed

...Carolina, US, has revealed how reproductive speed prevents large grazing animals such as deer and antelope, that are regularly hunted by humans, from becoming extinct. The study revealed that though habitat loss and living in a limited geographic area does pose significant risks for extinction of a species...

Anti-inflammatory Drugs Interact With Hormone Replacement Therapy

...by NSAIDs which inhibit COX-2. Inhibition of COX-2 prevents production of prostacyclin, which has a role in preventing blood clotting. As estrogen acts to increase production of prostacyclin; it is possible that the effect of hormone replacement therapy on the heart is counteracted by these NSAIDs. The auth...

FDA Approves Birth Control Pill for Continuous Use

...ready widely used in birth-control pills. The pill prevents conception by halting menstrual period indefinitely. The first ever contraception pill to put off periods altogether when taken without a break, Lybrel was approved by the FDA Tuesday. Standard birth control pills have a 21-days on, and a 7-days o...

FDA Refuses to Lift Ban on Blood Donation by Gays

...nts. The Food and Drug Administrations ban of 1983 prevents an estimated 62,300 gay and bisexual men from donating blood. Blood collection organisations say the window period risks have been negated by modern blood tests, which can detect HIV positive donors within just ten to twentyone dyas of infection. ...

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