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Spirulina may be the next immune boost on the block

...ive study that spirulina is a strong proponent for protecting against intracellular pathogens and parasites and can potentially increase the expression of agents that stimulate inflammation, which also helps to protect the body against infectious and potentially harmful micro-organisms. Additional studies with ...

Antioxidants protect health tissue in people undergoing radiation therapy.

...oxidants property have radio protective effect and protecting organisms like Escherichia role and Bacillus megaterium organisms (taken for study) against of gamma radiation. The study offers hope for the development of better radioactive results and could be used to protect healthy tissue in people undergoing ...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...at-shock proteins represents a potential method of protecting people from TB. Dr. Stewart added that the study demonstrated the potential for a new class of drugs, which by inducing the bacterium to manufacture heat-shock proteins would make it vulnerable to our own natural immunity, enabling us to clear the i...

Cats to protect children from asthma

...hypothesis reasoned that exposure to cats might be protecting from asthma by strengthening the Th1 system. To prove this Thomas Platts-Mills and his colleagues from the University of Virginia looked at the immune reactions of 226 children to cat allergens in their hormones. They found that 1 in 5 of the childr...

Increased Heart Attack Risk From Celebrex,Vioxx

...hile not affecting the first (which is involved in protecting lining of the stomach). Celebrex, was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, FDA. The popular pain-killers Celebrex and Vioxx may slightly increase a person's risk of having a heart attack, according to an analysis of clinical...

Gel prevents pregnancy

...ested in four countries world-wide.For many women, protecting against pregnancy means the daily ritual of popping the contraceptive pill. But now there's a new option under trial.// Dr Edith Weisberg from the Family Planning Association says "The gel is like any other gel, but it contains a new hormone - proge...

For healthy lungs

... properties are also thought to be responsible for protecting the lungs against the development of cancer, according to a separate study published this week.Researchers found that high levels of vitamin E in the blood were associated with the lowest risk of lung cancer. They stressed, however, that it was not...

Biotechnology on the lead

...y was more likely to be beneficial in defence, for protecting against outbreaks of disease, either from terrorist attacks, but more commonly in naturally occurring, freak epidemics. Colonel Edward Eitzen said such outbreaks were considered more likely because of increased international travel and global trade....

Olive oil does good

...ount of bile acid and to increase DAO levels, thus protecting against abnormal cell growth and cancer. Dr Michael Goldacre, one of the authors of the report, said their findings backed up previous studies. "What our findings suggest is that countries with high intakes of olive oil have relatively lower incidenc...

Skin cancer on the rise

... listen to the warnings about skin cancer, and are protecting both themselves and their children....

Vitamins suppress artery injury after transplant

... Boston, US, believe that they have found a way of protecting these vulnerable arteries, using vitamin supplements. They had 30 patients who had undergone a heart transplant take either supplements of vitamins C and E or placebo for one year. The supplement comprised 500 milligrams of vitamin C and 400 IU of ...

How trees affect sun exposure

...t under a tree and assume that the foliage must be protecting you from the sun. But don't take the shade for gra...t a mathematical model which reveals just how much protecting from harmful ultraviolet B light a tree can provide. It all depends on how much sky you can see thro...

Back exercises reduces Osteoporosis

...tive alternative to hormone replacement therapy in protecting against osteoporosis. The programme could also be used to supplement hormone treatment....

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...at-shock proteins represents a potential method of protecting people from TB. Dr. Stewart added that the study demonstrated the potential for a new class of drugs, which by inducing the bacterium to manufacture heat-shock proteins would make it vulnerable to our own natural immunity, enabling us to clear the i...

Dangers from lead

... of lead in bone.” The findings demonstrated that protecting children from the serious risks posed by lead was still more complicated than believed. Doctors generally check for lead exposure in children by testing their blood, including that taken from the umbilical cord at birth. Public health experts concen...

Novel research on liver cancer

...ill unsure of how the drug damages the tumor while protecting healthy tissue. According to researchers, these early findings are hopeful news to the more than 12,000 patients who will find out this year they have liver cancer. Many of these cases have spread from other organs and doctors feel that particular ...

Sweet corn releases antioxidants on cooking

...ants, as is well-known, could play a vital role in protecting against heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer....

Ingredient in turmeric protects skin

...min could turn out to be a safe and natural way of protecting the skin from radiotherapy....

Less exercise doesn't help prevent osteoporosis

...ntriguing to find that it has its healthy side, by protecting bone density. The researchers obviously can't recommend gaining weight as a way of reducing osteoporosis risk. But they would like to find out how overweight people can lose some weight, while retaining some of the bone density advantages of abdomi...

Heart failure protection through gene therapy

...ing used as a basis for a gene therapy approach in protecting against heart failure. The research which was carried out on hamsters born predisposed to heart failure showed that delivering a gene that helps the heart to contract protects// from heart failure. Researchers said that the animals' heart function i...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... There has been a sharp increase in the number ... MyChart, the online, interactive service that allows patients to ... providers, schedule appointments, and renew prescriptions. , Over a ... MyChart each year increased five-fold, while the number ... according to a study by Dr. David Gerber ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Cholinergic inhibitors and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists can ... fail to affect irreversible cognitive dysfunction and ... brain. Amyloid beta peptide (Aβ) vaccines reduced ... disease (AD) transgenic mouse model, and significantly ... Cao and his team, First Affiliated Hospital ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... copy of its DNA, a fundamental step in the life ... in the human body. While scientists have had an idea ... enzymes that unzip the double-stranded DNA and create "daughter" copiesthey ... works. , Now, researchers at Rockefeller University have built the ... "replication fork"the point where DNA is split down the middle ...
(Date:7/8/2014)... is an increased risk of severe perineal tearing during childbirth ... delivery, suggests a new study published today (9 July) in ... (BJOG). , This study, investigates among women who have had ... delivery in subsequent pregnancies and the recurrence of severe perineal ... childbirth and in some women the tear may be more ...
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