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Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

...ss may be a primary event leading to the onset and progression of neurodegenerative synucleinopathies, particular...the oxidative damage, and thus slow or reverse the progression of these diseases."...

Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

...eveloping world may contribute to rapid spread and progression of HIV infection in these areas’. The study found increased HIV replication in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from filarial infected patients. Conversely, there was a striking and significant decrease in HIV replication in PBMCs isolated from p...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

...t infections are three times more likely to have a progression of atherosclerosis, the disease that leads to blocked arteries, than are people who are infection-free. The findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.One link between infection and atherosclerosis may...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

...t infections are three times more likely to have a progression of atherosclerosis, the disease that leads to blocked arteries, than are people who are infection-free. The findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.One link between infection and atherosclerosis may...

Protein in urine foresees heart disease

...e out with number of ways to identify and stop the progression when the disease is young. And now the Dutch investigators found that postmenopausal women with high levels of a protein called albumin in their urine were nearly 4.5 times as likely to have died from cardiovascular diseases 15 years later as those w...

New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

...This therapy is not a total cure, but it halts the progression of the disease. This treatment is quite expensive, since it requires trained skills. Doctors feel, the key to successful treatment is early self-diagnosis. This is effective, when doctors recommend patients to visit an optometrist or eye specialist...

Double impact vaccine

...the same resulted in considerable slowing of tumor progression in mice. A pilot study is now underway at Mayo clinic to test the use of live measles vaccine virus in patients diagnosed with lymphoma. The two main types of Lymphoma include Hodgkin's disease and non Hodgkin's lymphoma, each having its own spread...

Gene therapy restores sight

... nor straightforward."In the dog, LCA shows a slow progression and so the researchers were able to work with adult dogs," he said. "In humans, any gene therapy would have to occur before birth". Dr Stone said a further challenge would be identifying the exact genetic defect for LCA."Different people with LCA ha...

Angiotensin-II-receptor blockers - Treat kidney failure

...involved researchers in Chicago who found that the progression of kidney disease or death was reduced by around 20 per cent in patients on irbesartan. Even those with advanced disease could benefit, although the treatment is best started early on. A final study of irbesartan on diabetic patients with early signs...

More about HIV

...stress of having HIV significantly prolonged their progression from stages II and III to stage IV. AZT was the f...covered one of the ways in which stress causes the progression of HIV and AIDS. They found that Prolactin and Growth Hormone, both of which are released during str...

Music aids in curing dementia

...rapy will not cure dementia it could slow down the progression of the disease. "What could be the case, and this is just an idea, is that by stimulating the brain in this way you're actually stimulating the connections you're trying to keep them working and if they are working then perhaps they would be less pro...

Garlic Supplements Impede HIV Therapy

...tease inhibitors that are effective at slowing the progression of HIV infection. In the presence of garlic supplements, blood concentrations of saquinavir decreased by about 50 percent. For the study, nine healthy, HIV-negative volunteers received saquinavir. The research team drew samples from the volunteers' ...

Asthmatics at increased risk of lung cancer

...tal factors that play a role in the activation and progression of both asthma and lung cancer, particularly tobacco smoking. In conclusion, the researchers say their study confirms a link between asthma and lung cancer, and contradicts previous research by demonstrating that asthmatic women may have a higher, ra...

Periodontitis a common problem in patients with arthritis

...thritis and the control group, indicating that the progression of periodontal disease in the arthritis group was due to factors other than a difference in oral hygiene. "People with rheumatoid arthritis should take note of this connection," said Michael McGuire, D.D.S., president of the American Academy of Per...

Drug Offers Hope for Alzheimer's disease

...s, such as Aricept, that have been shown to affect progression of early stage disease. The final devastating period, where Memantine may help, can also be the disease's most long lasting. But researchers found that Alzheimer's patients who received Memantine deteriorated mentally at a considerably lower rate t...

Arthritis drug can prolong life

...ut 15 years. Since then it has been proven to slow progression of the inflammatory disease and to make patients feel better, but a new study provides the first hint it may also save lives. Scientists believe people with rheumatoid arthritis have shorter life spans partly because they face increased chances...

Drug stabilizes cancer growth

A experimental drug stopped the progression of cancer in 7 out of 10 patients while causing minimal side effects. The drug phenoxodiol was given to patients with a variety of cancers that failed// standard chemotherapy drugs in a study done by the Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic. Phenoxodiol bel...

Elevating Manganese Levels hold back HIV

... are protected from HIV infection or have a slower progression of disease....

A way to slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes

...rug that suppresses the immune system may slow the progression of type 1 diabetes. An early-phase clinical trial of 10 people aged 8 to 35 years with type 1 diabetes were treated with anti-CD3 mAb, a modified antibody.// A 14-day course of the drug appeared to slow the progressive decline in insulin production c...

Gene therapy restores sight

... nor straightforward."In the dog, LCA shows a slow progression and so the researchers were able to work with adult dogs," he said. "In humans, any gene therapy would have to occur before birth". Dr Stone said a further challenge would be identifying the exact genetic defect for LCA."Different people with LCA ha...

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