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New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered

This technology essentially renders the body transparent and will allow physicians to determine whether gene therapies reach targeted cells and work as they should. "The technology is expected to help patients with cancer and other illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease. The disco...

India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

...e vaccination programme would be very costly. FMD renders the infected animals economically unviable as the milk productiondrops and the animals do not gain weight and so are unfit for consumption.Their value in the meat market dips. Hence farmers find it cheaper to slaughter the infected animals rather th...

Inadequate proof to justify routine prostate screen

...slowly that the man dies of something else - which renders the surgery unnecessary. Ongoing research is looking at whether the PSA test in conjunction with digital rectal exam can reduce deaths from prostate cancer....

Schizophrenic patients may be given seroquel

...gressive, the disease is often stigmatized as that renders the patients violent. Only a small percentage of patients of this disease are hostile or violent. Seroquel is a drug for antipsychotic treatment that can change the functions of the chemicals in the brain. The drug is generally used to treat patient...

Gene in Melanomas

...the body. The specific mutation in the Cdk4 gene renders the Cdk4 protein insensitive to a family of regulatory molecules that normally play a role in switching it off, known as INK4 proteins.The INK4 proteins usually have a 'double-negative' effect, blocking Cdk4's neutralising effect on another growth-su...

Cardiac bypass seems to be favoring men more than women

...include the effects of body fat composition, which renders tissues and blood vessels less likely to heal and more likely to dissect. They added that much remains unknown about the role of hormones and, specifically, the post-menopausal state that may put women at higher risk. For most of the patients, CABG...

Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist

... Chinese scientist has warned. "It's bird flu that renders the current situation so // serious," said Zhong Nanshan, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He said a mutated flu virus might present a more dangerous threat, Prensa Latina news agency reported. Bird Flu or avian influenza has i...

Youth Becoming Sexually Active At A Younger Age

...19. Unequal power relation between men and women renders young women especially vulnerable to forced or unwanted sex. This results in teenage pregnancy followed by unsafe abortion practices. This is adversely affecting the sexual and reproductive health of young people in developing countries like India. ...

Africa Needs More Drugs For HIV

...the area take their medication regularly, and also renders advice with regard to the disease. The chief difficulty // for those who are afflicted with the virus is getting to the clinic, finding a person who will take care of the patient, and coping with the large volume of drugs that a patient has to consu...

Rehabilitate Sex Workers - Mata Amritanandamayi

...me light as the next Mother Teresa of India. She renders comfort by hugging the people who approach her like children coming to their mother for finding peace and solace. Many call her the "hugging saint". Born to fishermen parents in Alappad village in Kollam district of Kerala, as Sudhamani, she is tod...

Genes that fight against HIV discovered

...ht the disease. HIV is a deadly RNA virus that renders man’s immune system totally functionless and slowly causes the death of the individual. The research done by the Universities of Oxford, KwaZulu-Natal in association with Harvard provides information about how certain people survive the diseases sa...

Gene Bias: Onomastics of Shared Surnames among Men Reveals Genetic links

...f you ask me! Or blame it on the Y chromosome that renders maleness // to a Man; researchers, have now unearthed a mysterious link, that traces the branches of a family tree to common Surnames. DNA of 150 pairs of men with shared British surnames was compared to reveal that at least 25% of the pairs had a ge...

Chikungunya Fever: French Government struggling to Tackle the Mosquito Menace

...spotted in East Africa as early as 1952. The fever renders a weakened immune system making the body an easy target for other diseases to set in. The symptoms include sudden severe headache, chills, fever, joint and muscle pains are some of the commonest symptoms. Chikungunya is categorized under a rare form ...

Africa Suffers Tuberculosis as a Fallout of HIV/AIDS and Poverty

... patients, under her care have HIV, which actually renders a blow to the immune system, leaving people vulnerable to TB. "Tuberculosis is coming in as an opportunistic infection," she said. "Our patients with TB/HIV normally deteriorate very fast." Joel Kangangi, head of the WHO's TB program in Kenya said...

Fat Content In McDonald’s & KFC's Foods Varies From Country To Countr

...ies and or locations because particular frying oil renders a flavor that the local people like most, news media reported. McDonald's claims that it works diligently to reduce partially hydrogenated oil or trans fat levels in its fries. McDonald's promised long time ago to reduce trans fats, but it failed t...

Exposure To Lead Doesn’t Cause Hypertension In Childre

..., combined with lead's known neurological effects, renders the metal an important contributor to the global burden of diseas....

Molecular Basis Of ALS Found

...utated form of superoxide dismutase (SOD1) protein renders people vulnerable to formation of intermolecular aggregates. This mutated protein is associated with a familial form of ALS. The findings, which have implications for new therapeutics for the devastating disease, were published online this week in ...

Discovery Of New Molecule Could Solve Cancer Spread Mystery

...hibited because of a regulatory feedback loop that renders a monospecific inhibitor ineffective. Importantly, dual inhibition of p110á and mTOR with a low dose of PI-103 elicited no drug-related toxicity and was highly effective against human gliomas transplanted into mice. These data suggest that combinat...

Time is ripe to take stock of depression

...city benefit due to this debilitating ailment that renders them unemployed. Sadly, most of the sufferers do not avail proper treatment. Now, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has laid down procedures that direct specialists to offer the choice of psychological therapy to the pa...

Enbrel Joins with Methotrexate to Cure Rheumatoid Arthritis

...rheumatoid arthritis. The binding of ENBREL to TNF renders the bound TNF biologically inactive, which can result in significant reduction in inflammatory activity. (Source: Eurekalert)...

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