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New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug

...ltimate goal of extending life. Hollingsworth is a professor and head of the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) on Pancreatic Cancer at the University of Nebraska in Omaha. His research team is working on developing other types of pancreatic cancer vaccines. For many the detection of pancreat...

How do babies understand language?

...study conducted by Dr. Michael Brent, an associate professor of computer science at the Washington University in St. Louis, gives us an insight into the way children understand and speak languages at such a tender age.These findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American association for the advan...

Morning after pill effective up to five days after having unprotected sex

...after a study conducted by Dr. Isabel Rodrigues, a professor of family medicine at the University of Montreal in Quebec, Canada, and colleagues. The study is published in the March issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and was funded by the Federation des Medecins Omnipracticiens du Quebe...

Hundred million dollar gift for malaria institute

...accine or new drug treatments. Dr. Diane Griffin, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, will oversee the project. University officials ultimately expect the program to have 12 lead scientists and between 120 and 200 researchers and graduate scientists...

Be happy: live long

...lness," said David Snowdon, University of Kentucky professor of neurology and director of the Nun Study for the school's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. He also added, "Our theory is that negative emotional states such as anxiety, hatred and anger can have a cumulative effect on the body over time. Over decade...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...searchers led by Dr. Alan R. Salkind, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, say that many patients fail to use these antibiotics because they misunderstand simple reactions to be drug allergies. Penicillin and penicillin-like antibiotic drugs are ofte...

Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink

...r you like to drink, Eric C. Westman, an assistant professor at the Duke University Medical Center who has headed the study, said. Attempts to quit smoking have always increased every time a new product is available to help addicts kick the habit. In 1998, the nicotine patch accounted for 49 percent of the d...

Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids

...reatest risk, according to Anne Berg, an associate professor in biological sciences at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. "We found evidence that the higher the frequency, the more the probability of intractability" she explains. Researchers also found that children who had "focal slowing" a particular a...

Smoking spreads Cancer

...ase," says study author Susan Murin, MD, associate professor of medicine at the University of California at Davis. Dr. Murin says the research may help explain why breast cancer is more likely to be fatal among smokers as it is common for breast cancer to metastasize to the lung. Smoking also causes changes i...

Ginseng's efficacy debatable

... use of ginseng. Bradley Cardinal, PhD, associate professor and co-director of the sport and exercise psycholo...tement is defended by Weimo Zhu, PhD, an associate professor of kinesiology at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where he said, "The study is limit...

New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...rmatology Center in New York City and an assistant professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. "There is e...denervation," says Dr. Mitchell F. Brin, associate professor of neurology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, who has worked with the toxin. "In our ...

Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children

...nic in Chicago, Illinois added. Dr. Natan Gadoth, professor of neurology at Tel Aviv University in Israel, told, "This disorder is practically unknown to pediatricians". Paediatricians should be aware of the possibility that increase in headache frequency might be due to abuse of even paracetamol, which is ha...

WORM! WORM! all the way

...ients stopped drinking the mixture said Weinstock, professor of internal medicine. 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 National University of Ireland, Cork. Their gut movements are slower and th...

Hostility can hurt your heart

...ronary heart disease. Catherine Stoney, associate professor in the department of psychology and co-author of this study// states that it is one possible reason that people with high hostility and anger tend to get heart disease. The study measured the levels of homocysteine related to behaviour and mood chan...

Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer

... Dr. Frederick Khachik, co-author on the study and professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of... detect prostate cancer. Dr. Edward Giovannucci, professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School said that as the number is small , it is hard to conclude anyt...

How much can exercise improve health?

... more activity. Dr. Elliott Danfort, a professor emeritus at the University of Vermont said, that the quality of the research still can be better.He feels that the researchers need to standardise meanings of terms, so that everybody agree on what they are talking about as they always try to see wha...

Eat Vitamin C and stay young

...her levels of isoprostanes, said Dr. Jason Morrow, professor of medicine and pharmacology at Vanderbilt. That r...he added. Morrow and Dr. Jackson Roberts, also a professor of medicine and pharmacology at Vanderbilt, discovered isoprostanes in 1990. Since then, the compoun...

Stay young the Chinese way

...e as vitamin E, or 20 times that of vitamin C, the professor said. The scientists made the drug developed from OPC more powerful by adding the rare Chinese medicines of lucid ganoderma sporopollen and gynostemma. This formula medicine is 30 percent more powerful at anti-oxidation than the raw substance alone...

Avacado a day

...to improve liver health," said Hirokazu Kawagishi, professor of applied biological chemistry, at Shizuoka University. "I have begun eating avocados more myself, because of this study." He advocated that people should try to eat an avocado a day. Also, the researchers in this case are looking to identify the a...

Drink grape juice for health

... the morning to orange juice," says Joe A. Vinson, professor of chemistry at The University of Scranton and lead author of the study. "In our tests, we saw dramatically superior antioxidant performance by the grape juice."// In 1996, research at the USDA showed that total antioxidant capacity of purple grape...

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