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Special proteins to fight TB identified

...finding a way to produce extra heat-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 imm...

WORM! WORM! all the way

...disease and ulcerative colitis. The worm research represents perhaps the most extreme example of a field known as probiotics: the use of living organisms to treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and other organs. Dr. Joel Weinstock and colleagues conducted a study wherein 20 to 30 patients were given a...

A new drug for cancer

...that attacks a tumour's blood supply directly. It represents a new approach to cancer, for it constricts the tiny blood vessels that feed a tumour, as well as activating the immune system to release chemicals such as interferon and tumor necrosis factor. This will open up a second line of attack, causing the b...

The effect of heart rate in middle aged men

...ore on conclusion it was found that the heart rate represents the most important independent predictors of cardiovascular, noncardiovascular, and overall mortality in that, other risk factors being equal, deaths risks increase about 50% for each 20-beat-per-minute increment, and relative risks between extreme h...

Slightly High BP Poses Health Risk

... the first number in a blood pressure measurement, represents the pressure in the heart during contraction. The second number, the diastolic value, represents the pressure when the heart is at rest between beats. // In the study, the team of researchers mon...

Heart disease starts early

...mber in a blood pressure reading. This measurement represents the highest level of the blood's pressure within the artery walls and corresponds to the contraction of the heart's main pumping chambers (ventricles). Higher insulin resistance was related to a higher systolic blood pressure in the the15-year-old bo...

Cardiac diseases develop early

...mber in a blood pressure reading. This measurement represents the highest level of the blood's pressure within the artery walls and corresponds to the contraction of the heart's main pumping chambers (ventricles). Higher insulin resistance was related to a higher systolic blood pressure in the the15-year-old bo...

Syphilis uncovered

...the gene mapping study, said: "The genome sequence represents an encyclopedia of information on this elusive bacterium."We can now figure out ways to disarm its defences through vaccines, identify it quickly through new diagnostic tests and eliminate it with specific, targeted antibiotics."...

Hope for tinnitus sufferers

...ve a shrunken area of that part of the brain which represents the amputated arm or leg. Researchers successfully treated amputees by asking them to identify the position and frequency of non-painful electric shocks applied to their amputated stumps. The corresponding brain areas were stimulated by the treatmen...

A promising treatment for wart removal

...cules which will stimulate the immune system - and represents a completely new approach to wart treatment. The researchers are now recruiting volunteers for a larger trial which, if successful, will lead to its eventual licensing and widespread availability....

Putting cancer risk with a vision

...ds across to the condition. The number found there represents the number of women or men per 800 who are projected to die of that condition in the next 10 years. Steven Wolin, a researcher at Dartmouth, said that the main reason is that people often get information about health risks in a sort of fragmentary w...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...finding a way to produce extra heat-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 imm...

The Happiness Formula....

... health, financial stability and friendships and H represents Higher Order needs, and covers self-esteem, expectations, ambitions and sense of humour. The equation is based on four main questions which are 1. Are you outgoing, energetic, flexible and open to change? 2. Do you have a positive outlook, bounce ba...

Asmanex Twisthaler launched by Schering-Plough for treatment of asthma

...for hand-breath coordination. Asmanex Twisthaler represents a major new treatment option in helping asthma pat...the first asthma therapy in international markets, represents an important advance for Schering-Plough and will significantly strengthen its respiratory portfolio...

Liquid Drano for Your Arteries

.... Researchers say the 4-percent reduction actually represents years of plaque buildup. Current drugs that are used to treat heart disease -- called statins -- take years to produce more modest results. Authors of the study say the concept is like liquid Drano for the coronary arteries. They say larger studies ...

A Simple Blood Test Can Predict Gum Disease

...y using the community periodontal index score. CPI represents periodontal disease indicators that relate to the condition. Results of the study show a correlation between general blood test results and CPI scores. Patients who had normal blood scores for general health also had normal oral health scores. The ...

Restoration Of Fertility After Cancer Treatment

...ults are promising and they say that this research represents a potentially significant reproductive advancement in two respects: First, women can preserve their fertility by freezing their ovarian tissue, and second, pregnancy may be possible even after the tissue remains frozen for a long time. However rese...

Effective Treatment Option For Macular Degeneration

The wet form of macular degeneration represents about 10 percent of the overall disease prevalence. Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible, severe vision loss in people 50 years of age and older. // Two new studies show a therapy known as pegaptanib (Macugen) is an ...

PUFA reduces risk of cataract

...oday. Besides the physical handicap, cataract also represents enormous economic burden, both to the patient and to the country in terms of the operative procedures it requires. The association between dietary fat intake and cataract extraction was studied in adult women from the Nurses' Health Study in US wher...

Detecting DNA Damage With In-Vivo Alkaline Comet Assay

... of a head made up of intact DNA and a tail, which represents the fragmented DNA. Under alkaline conditions, unwinding of the double strand takes place, which enables the visualization of single strand breaks and alkali labile sites. The main requirement of the assay is a single cell or nuclei suspension, whic...

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