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Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...and Coxiella burnetti. Brucella infections cause prolonged fever and a wide range of other possible manifestations, such as arthritis, hepatitis, and meningitis. Symptoms can be prolonged, but the disease is rarely fatal. In livestock, brucellosis causes infertility and abortions. As bioterrorism agents, Bru...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...ined procedure may increase adverse effects due to prolonged sedation or anesthesia, but none was documented. In his editorial, Dr. Silvestri notes that this study would most likely benefit patients who were too sick to undergo a surgical biopsy but would benefit from chemotherapy if cancer was confirmed thr...

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...the effects of infection and cell damage. However, prolonged or intense inflammation could lead to conditions within the lung environment that foster cancer, Engels said. Previous studies have shown that diseases associated with lung damage, such as tuberculosis and asthma, increase the risk of developing lung...

Variation in Genes Related to Inflammation Increase Lung Cancer Risk

...the effects of infection and cell damage. However, prolonged or intense inflammation could lead to conditions within the lung environment that foster cancer, Engels said. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of Cancer Research, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Resear...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...ual focus. During engagement, children have many prolonged opportunities to learn new words and new ways to play with toys while having an emotionally satisfying experience with their parent. Irregularities when playing with toys: Instead of using a toy as it is meant to be used, such as picking up a toy f...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

... promptly after acute glandular fever or developed prolonged illness called post-infective syndrome. Gene expression is significant because it is the process by which a genes DNA sequence is converted into the proteins that ultimately determine the manifestations of disease. Researchers studied the express...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...greatest by far. For them, malnutrition, caused by prolonged spells of drought and flooding, looms as a distant but serious worry. Experts pondering how to tackle the threat are delving into history, exploring how civilisations of the past, facing similar perils, either coped or were wiped out. US academic...

FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

....A.). Cushing's Syndrome is a disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. Symptoms vary, but most people have high blood sugar, high blood pressure, upper body obesity, rounded face, increased fat around the neck, thinning arms and legs, severe fatig...

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

...to take a breather for that" Many people believe prolonged exercise will be optimal in order to reduce body f...t people are reluctant to perform a single bout of prolonged exercise. The repeated exercise with shorter bouts of exercise will be a great help [in keeping up w...

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...t a new assessment of conditions in trailers under prolonged use. But revelation of the agency's earlier posture in documents withheld by FEMA until Congress subpoenaed them attracted harsh bipartisan criticism. Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, called FEMA's indifference to hurricane evacuees "sickening." ...

New Genetic Studies Carried Out in Cancer Therapy

... The researchers suggest that paclitaxel-induced prolonged mitotic arrest may result in ceramide accumulation and initiation of apoptosis, while inhibition of this arrest, characterized by polyploidy, may suppress ceramide generation and promote cell survival. These data suggest that the taxane class of dr...

Increase in the Rate of Food Allergy

...ds for infants, sensitisation through breast milk, prolonged breastfeeding, and increasing maternal age. Assoc Prof Mullins said that there are a number of long-term implications if widespread studies confirm there has actually been a big increase in the prevalence of food allergies. [They include] a need...

Frostbite can Be Treated by Bloodclot Drug

... traditional therapy consists of tissue rewarming, prolonged watchful waiting and often delayed amputation," they wrote. "While many other areas of burns, trauma, and critical care have advanced significantly in their treatment modalities, the saying "frostbite in January, amputate in July' is still relevant...

Wear Protective Sunglasses, Not Just for Style

...itain. The sun emits harmful ultraviolet rays and prolonged exposure to this radiation may severely affect the skin, eyes or the immune system. But teenagers and young adults often choose sunglasses purely on the basis of their price and style without cross checking their safety standards. A survey by t...

Gene Therapy for Parkinsons Disease

...rkinsons patients stop develop complications after prolonged use of traditional medicines. The Feinsteins David Eidelberg, MD, took brain scans before, during and after the treatment and the scans show that the brain is re-working these abnormal circuits. Dr. Feigin said that patients had about a 27 percent ...

Thrombosis Risk in Travel Lasting Over Four Hours is Higher: WHO

...ue to a stagnation of blood in the veins caused by prolonged immobility, which can promote blood clot formation in veins. One study within the project examining flights in particular found that those taking multiple flights over a short period of time are also at higher risk. This is because the risk of VTE...

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

...drought and one of the first to recover. But the prolonged dry has slashed rainfall and wine production in the pretty township this year will be down by about half. -- Vineyards in drought's grip -- It is a story replicated in vineyards around the country, most of which remain in the grip of the six-year...

Better Resources Needed To Control Hospital Infections

...t it. The cost of not dealing with MRSA includes prolonged patient length of stay and increased suffering for the patient, says Professor Collignon. Professor Collignon says that to reduce the prevalence of MRSA, all areas of the health care community and government need to have a better understanding of t...

INVEGA Receives Marketing Authorization In EU For Treatment Of Schizophrenia

...rketing authorization for INVEGA(TM) (paliperidone prolonged release tablets), an atypical antipsychotic medica...s generally well tolerated. INVEGA (paliperidone prolonged release tablets) will be marketed in Europe by Janssen-Cilag. In the U.S., this product is marketed ...

INVEGA(TM) Gets Marketing Authority from EU to Treat Schizophrenia

...rketing authorization for INVEGA(TM) (paliperidone prolonged release tablets), an atypical antipsychotic medica...s generally well tolerated. INVEGA (paliperidone prolonged release tablets) will be marketed in Europe by Janssen-Cilag. In the U.S., this product is marketed ...

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