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Cell molecules behind neuro degenerative diseases

...ult suggests that abnormally long glutamine tracts render their host protein toxic to nerve cells. In their new study, researchers had sought to determine why a correlation exists between polyglutamine expansion length and nerve cell death, or disease. They hypothesized that expansion of glutamines results...

Mushroom found to contain powerful antibiotic

... for highly targeted antimicrobial drugs that will render today's broad spectrum drugs obsolete. The compound showed no evidence of toxicity and is excreted without change, which is an encouraging finding. However, further studies will be needed to see if it is safe to use in humans. It is very likely, ...

Microbicides could serve to materialise women empowerment in the years to come

...e existing violence, force and economic dependency render millions of women unable to negotiate condom use or abandon partners who put them at risk. This applies to all age group categories. Ultimately women end up with no choice but to give in. Furthermore, it is difficult to encourage male partners to use...

Africa Needs More Drugs For HIV

...rs in public clinics who are overworked. They also render advice with regard to the proper diet a HIV patient has to consume. The Busia District of the country alone has an adult HIV positive population of 16%, mostly among fishermen who indulge in unprotected sex. The ‘widow inheritance’ system prevale...

Simulated Heart Tissue Enhances Understanding of Arrhythmias And Defibrillator Failure

...ients with implanted defibrillators. ICD devices render a potent shock when fast pulses mobilize tachycardia. Continued study of the engineered tissues could reveal further regarding better methods to arrest arrhythmias. The results have amply suggested the efficacy of using engineered tissue in studying ...

Government Should Provide Incentives For Methadone Program

...dicts, and they have called upon the Government to render more help towards this program. A public methadone clinic may contribute towards solving a part of the problem....

Virus Implicated In Prostate Cancer Using "Virus Chip"

...ught that some sort of mutation in this gene could render the body vulnerable to prostate cancer. "The power of the virus chip resides in its ability to simultaneously screen for all viruses, without preconceptions or bias," said Joe DeRisi, PhD, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator at UCSF...

Assam's Floating Hospital To Render Medical Services To Islanders

...Assam's Brahmaputra river at least once a month to render medical services//. This has brought in a new ray of hope to these islanders who have been worried about their isolation. Akha - a boat with medical personnel and supplies - is a unique door-to-door service for the poor inhabitants of the state's i...

BPL Families To Receive Health Insurance: Andhra CM

... identify the BPL people. Self-help groups would render their services to assist in the enrollment process. The Universal Health Insurance Scheme of the Central Government is found to be practicable, of all the available health insurance schemes....

NHS Medics at the Receiving End

...ill obviously leave many thousands in quandary and render them jobless. The government on its part says this move is motivated with an interest to safeguard the posts for UK graduates, due to supply of doctors exceeding the demand. UK has been a witness to an increasing trend of graduates from overseas m...

New Healthcare Scheme For Rural Areas Launched

...ould be provided appropriate medical facilities to render their services in a better way. Christened as 'Rural Surgery', the project will be launched by the National Board of Examination (NBE), a body of the health ministry, in June. 'Around 400 million people have no access to basic surgical care in ou...

What Ticks the Mosquito immune system?

...ng malaria parasites at multiple stages that would render the development of evasive mechanisms impossible for the parasite," said Dimopoulos. Source :Eureka...

115 people on board a cruise liner taken ill due to suspected Norovirus

... to be confirmed. It is estimated that Noroviruses render nearly 23 million Americans indisposed each year. According to Dave Forney, chief of the vessel sanitation program, 'The reason you hear about Norovirus on cruise ships is because they are required to report every incidence of gastrointestinal illn...

Time is ripe to take stock of depression

...erapy is there are too few therapists available to render timely help. Unbelievably, people are waiting for over months to meet with therapists. The need of the hour is to enable psychological thereapy services in every area, which can be availed by the patients. ...

Whooping Cough claims 77 lives

...e committee that can access the affected areas and render immunization to the infected people. An appeal has also been sent out to parents to seek immediate medical help for children with symptoms of whooping cough. Sir Peter said: “In some parts of PNG our immunization coverage is dangerously low, since ...

Heat turns-off pain?

...e of triggering the internal heat receptors, which render the chemical messengers numb to pain. Chemical messengers are in charge of detecting the pain in the body. It is not a mere superficial comfort or placebo effect, scientists say. Dr Brian King, of UCL Department of Physiology, who guided the resear...

Hemophiliacs Demand Justice

...ent acknowledges the terrible tragedy and wants to render all the help to the Irish Haemophilia Society. Statistics show that about 106 patients were infected with HIV and 221 patients with Hepatitis C. But the Irish government said that money should be spent on improving the services to persons with haem...

Yoga and Meditation Comes in Aid of Iraqis to Rid of Trauma

...inary Iraqis. "We had a mission, and that was to render humanitarian aid to a traumatized people." While the doctors treated Iraqis for free, Kumar began to teach 'pranayama', breathing techniques and meditation. So far 5,000 Iraqis have undergone the Art of Living trauma relief programme. He explaine...

Gene variants hold clues about vulnerability to cardiovascular disease

...y artery disease, little is known about genes that render an individual susceptible to developing the disease, according to the Duke researchers. "It is extremely difficult to pin down genes associated with a complex disease such as heart disease," said Simon G. Gregory, Ph.D., assistant professor of med...

Understanding the Evolution of Viruses a little more Clearly

...ng humans efficiently, or how many mutations would render an influenza virus a pandemic strain, is difficult to predict.’ The researchers analyzed the gene sequences of 306 human and 95 avian influenza viruses to molecularly identify the host species. The data was crosschecked with 15,785 more sequences ...

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