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Nervous disorder being treated

...n case they suffer a spasm and fall. The condition resembles chronic tetanus. Spasms can be triggered by noise, touch or emotional distress. Doctors have found that the symptoms can be alleviated by giving patients an intravenous supply of a human protein called immunoglobulin (IVIg) designed to buttress the i...

New treatment for muscle spasms

...n case they suffer a spasm and fall. The condition resembles chronic tetanus. Scientists have developed a highly effective treatment for this disorder of the nervous system which can leave people totally disabled. Doctors have found that the symptoms can be relieved by giving patients an intravenous supply o...

Painkilling Patch As Effective As Intravenous Delivery Systems

...recent study has shown that an adhesive patch that resembles the size of a credit card and uses a tiny electric current to deliver pain medication through the skin does the job about as well as conventional intravenous devices. // The patch is affixed to the patient's upper arm or chest after surgery. Both the...

Red Color Causes The Allergic Reaction To Strawberries

...A particular protein is being held responsible. It resembles a known allergen in birch pollen. "We are now investigating the biological variation of the strawberry allergen, between different strawberry varieties, and within one and the same variety depending on cultivation conditions," Alm said. The overwhe...

Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte

...ons or substitutes (look-alike) cases where a drug resembles another drug in such a manner that it could be mistaken for the other drug under the definition of spurious drug and hence proposes stringent penal provisions. They also say that such cases would be non-bailable and would result in 10 years of impris...

Researchers Discover Protein That Causes Malaria

...e, and that the overall shape of such RII "dimers" resembles a donut with two holes. Next, to identify precisely which parts of the RII surface bind to glycophorin A, the researchers determined the atomic structure of RII crystallized along with sugar molecules called glycans. Glycans displayed on the glycopho...

Radio-guided Neurosurgery for treatment of Brain cancer

...e surgeon, because in some cases the tumor closely resembles the brain. In case normal brain tissue is operated or removed, it might cause severe and irreparable damage. The use of Sentinel Node probe and help from Nuclear Medicine now enables to differentiate tumor from brain tissue with confidence,” Dr. Rao ...

Defect In Cardiac Cells Lead To Heart Failures

...s known as the sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR), and it resembles a convoluted, flattened sack within the cell. The delicate, membrane-bound walls of the SR are penetrated with thousands of RyR channels. These serve as gatekeepers that allow calcium to flood into the cell to initiate contraction. The amount of cal...

Study Offers Insights Into Treatment Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ghly complex and organized micro-architecture that resembles conditions in an inflamed lymph node. Two proteins, known as APRIL (A proliferation inducing ligand) and BlyS (B-lymphocyte stimulator) that are hypothesized to help B-lymphocytes survive and differentiate are the targets of new experimental drugs ...

Alzheimer's a new type of diabetes: Study

...disease represents a neuro-endocrine disorder that resembles a unique form of diabetes mellitus and progresses // with severity of neuro-degeneration. In their study, to be published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, researchers demonstrate that insulin and its receptors drop significantly in the brain...

Early Intervention Required For The Hearing Impaired

...n external part called the speech processor (which resembles a hearing aid) collects sound, processes it and stimulates the implanted electrodes across the skin. The external device and the implant under the scalp come together by magnetic coupling. "When sound reaches the implant and the fine neurons of the ...

USA’s Plan to Tackle the Bird Flu Pandemi

...ist reveal the alarming truth that the H5N1 strain resembles the virus that caused pandemic in 1918 (Spanish flu) which killed 20 million to 50 million people worldwide, including more than 500,000 in the USA. The history of the H5N1 strain is that it emerged in 1997 in Hong Kong, infecting 18 people and kil...

Revlimid Approved For Treatment Of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) by FDA

...for an average of 44 weeks. The new drug closely resembles another drug, Thalomid, known to cause severe birth defects when administered to the pregnant mother. On account of this structural similarity, a ‘black box’ warning would be issued to prevent fetal exposure to Revlimid. The drug would further be m...

Avastin, anti-Cancer Drug leads to Blindness and Other Complications

...results in the lesion formation in the brain which resembles a stroke leading to permanent vision loss and other complications if not treated immediately. This dangerous brain condition has been previously linked to treatment with chemotherapy and immune-suppressing drugs....

Best out of supposed modern life waste: rice bran is a mine of good health

...y lowers blood pressure in rats whose hypertension resembles that of humans.// Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, published by the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society holds the nuances of the study. Tohoku University and Japan’s National Research Institute of Brewing ...

Sterol Containing Pills, Good For The Heart

...gton University School of Medicine. Sterol closely resembles cholesterol structure// and is competitively absorbed from the intestine. This leads to an increased cholesterol absorption that minimizes weight gain. However, for plant-based sterol to be absorbed, it should be a soluble state. The researchers an...

Health Care System in US Needs a Change

... that of the US healthcare system. At present it resembles thousands of little islands of information. Very few of them are connected or consistent. This is mainly due to the competing vendors. Their main interest is to provide the buyers with the latest technologies thereby they become ubiquitous and then r...

Needed, more space for women's sexual identity on marquees

...ing attracted to a younger Rishi Kapoor because he resembles her dead lover and "Saaz" had the atypical idea of a mother (Shabana Azmi) and daughter (Ayesha Dharker) falling in love with the same man (Zakir Hussain), who loves the older woman but the relationship has to be ended. The only film with a so-calle...

There is light at the end of the blind tunnel: prosthetic retinal cells offer hope!

... strain of mice with photoreceptor deficiency that resembles the defect in such inherited human disorders as retinitis pigmentosa. The light-sensitive protein they used, called channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2), is found in green algae. The introduced protein rendered the retinal neurons sensitive to light. Writin...

Stem of Hope: Stem Cell Research Acquires a Brittle Star As A model

...enerative diseases. The fact that the brittle star resembles vertebrates, makes it a better choice for a model for such studies, especially with vast regeneration potential, similar to the Hydra. ...

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