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Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...echnology allowed for a relatively inexpensive and rapid analysis on equipment available at most medical centres. "For now, we need to better understand the immune signatures for the most common human cancers in order to identify the most important targets for immunotherapy," he said....

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...gas emissions was expected to grow larger with the rapid economic expansion of China and India. "We have now reached a critical stage at which global warming already has seriously impacted lives and health and this problem will pose an even greater threat to mankind in coming decades if we fail to act no...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...res at the beginning of the study, and with a more rapid decline in the memory of past experiences, memory of words and symbols, and perceptual speed. "Among older persons without manifest cognitive impairment, difficulty in identifying odours predicts subsequent development of mild cognitive impairment,...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

... evaporate shallow bodies of water illustrates the rapid effects of global warming, threatening bird habitats and breeding grounds and reducing drinking water for animals. John P. Smol of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and Marianne S. V. Douglas of the University of Alberta in Edmonton have been ...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...sponse of their fat tissue. And perhaps the most rapid clinical application of these results will be in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, said co-author Stephen Baker, M.D., D.D.S, associate professor of plastic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. The ability to add fat as a graf...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

...me it takes to carry out, is unlikely to produce a rapid screening test that could be implemented in blood donation centres, it may well be suitable as a confirmatory test that could be conducted at a national centre," the Scotsman quoted Professor James Ironside of the National CJD Surveillance Unit at th...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...nd the blood sugar levels keep rising, it produces rapid weight loss as the body is starved of energy. T...n. Teenagers and young adults need appropriate and rapid access to psychological care and support to help them manage their condition effectively. "There ...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

... many Americans," she said. And perhaps the most rapid clinical application of these results will be in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, said co-author Stephen Baker, M.D., D.D.S, Associate Professor of plastic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. The ability to add fat as a graft ...

The Hospital Superbugs

...r the very first time scientists have an extremely rapid and effective way of identifying and deactivating the toxins and other factors that cause the disease and can begin the search for new therapies to prevent or cure it. Professor Minton said: Although we have the entire genetic blueprint of C.diff,...

Rapid Response Teams Formed in Madhya Pradesh to Fight Diseases

Madhya Pradesh has constituted rapid response teams to combat diseases of all types in ...evel surveillance units in 48 districts. The new rapid response teams will monitor the project work and a satellite interactive terminal (SIT) has been for...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...me it takes to carry out, is unlikely to produce a rapid screening test that could be implemented in blood donation centres it may well be suitable as a confirmatory test that could be conducted at a national centre. Work is currently ongoing to develop a screening test for vCJD but one of the issues com...

McDonald's to Start Coffee Chain in Japan

...ionally a nation of green tea drinkers, has seen a rapid rise in coffeeshops since US giant Starbucks opened the chain's first store outside of North America in Tokyo in 1996. Several coffeeshop chains are now competing in Japan including Starbucks, fellow Seattle company Tully's Coffee and several local...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...n Tourettes syndrome may also result in a range of rapid behaviours, and possibly, superior skills than had...but also to a much wider range of unsuppressed and rapid behaviors, Ullman said. The researchers are now developing new language and memory tests for pati...

Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation

...ational Development, India's thriving industry and rapid economic growth account for much of pollution. This costs the country an estimated 9.7 billion dollars annually in environmental damage....

Harvard to Develop Medical City in Islamabad

...lso inadequate to serve a nation experiencing such rapid population growth. "As such, large numbers of Pakistan-trained physicians continue to leave to practice in other countries," HMI said in a statement....

Medical Education in General Practice: A Way Forward

...ining within the community care sector. With the rapid increase in medical student numbers, we are running the risk of overloading the training capabilities of the public hospital system, AMSA National President, Mr Rob Mitchell said. General practice is the cornerstone of the Australian healthcare sys...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...ing is that these changes can take place on a more rapid timeline that previously thought." Wertheim adds, "Understanding how emerging infectious diseases evolve in their natural host organism helps us understand the disease's possible trajectory."The team's next steps are figuring out exactly when SIV in...

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

...y greater epinephrine response while also having a rapid decrease in insulin concentration as a result of lower plasma glucose. This combination of high epinephrine and low insulin concentration may have also increased the lipolysis. There was also enhanced fat oxidation in the recovery period of the Rep...

Intensive Training of Young Tennis Players Causes Spinal Damage

... Tennis requires considerably more repetitive and rapid rotation and stretching of the lower spine than other sports, say the authors. And the increased speed and types of strokes used in modern tennis all boost wear and tear on the lower back.Training techniques should be modified to minimise the risk...

Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

...e constant mining of ground water reserves and the rapid depletion of water level is posing a serious threat to the ecology. We are examining the data collected from the affected areas and will soon submit a report to the ministry for necessary action," the official said. Water level has gone down drast...

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