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First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

... a very good chance of stimulating cellular immune responses to HIV. Research also suggests that white blood cells activated by the vaccine can destroy virus-infected cells. For HIV, this approach may be more effective than the traditional vaccine approach of stimulating antibodies."...

The brain loves a surprise

...as conducted on 25 men and women and studied their responses to different stimuli. Dr. Gregory S Berns of Emory University led the study. The fact that some people rely on an orderly routine, while others thrive on never knowing what the day will bring, may have something to do with the brain's "pleasure cente...

ZD1839 Proves Effective - A Breakthrough in fighting Lung Cancer

... tyrosine kinase inhibitor, has confirmed, durable responses and safety in patients with advanced non-small cel... cancer, more than 20% of patients showed partial responses to ZD1839 between 1 and 11 months. With such promising results, researchers are now working on whet...

Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer

...Temporarily, exercise improves glucose and insulin responses and may also offer some protection to the pancreas....

Stress response increases suicide risk

Psychological responses to stress may cause significant problems including suicidal impulses. It is well-known that some people respond to major stressors - like war and natural calamities with a full-blown crisis known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) where there i...

Keep guilt off

...of pleasure and guilt it gave.The results of these responses were used to develop a pleasure-guilt ratio for each student.To test immune systems, students gave a saliva sample to determine their levels of immunoglobulin A (IgA). This substance is used as an indicator of the health of the body's immune system. ...

Eating More Often May Help Lower Cholesterol

... explanation could rest in the different metabolic responses to these eating patterns. It could also be that frequent eaters metabolize what they eat rather differently than infrequent eaters....

Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth

...ved with acupuncture, although the length of their responses varied. Most patients, they note, have required monthly or bimonthly treatments to sustain the benefit. "Different patients will require different maintenance," Johnstone explained, noting that most appear to need periodic "booster" treatments.Duri...

Gestational Diabetes linked to Chromosomal defici

... factors--such as a propensity for abnormal immune responses that boost the chances of certain chromosomal abnormalities in their children. Dr. Lynn Moore, of Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, in her report said that, she looked at data on more than 6,500 pregnant women who underwent amn...

Alcohol injures stress hormone response

... Chicago,restoring alcoholics have impaired stress responses that lead to cognitive problems. //A group of 50 male alcoholics detoxifying in hospital were compared to 35 non-alcoholic controls in a test of stress hormone response and memory and problem solving. All participants were placed under stress by bein...

No connection between epidurals and backache

...in long-term backache, measurements of mobility or responses to questions about everyday tasks that may be more difficult in the presence of lower back pain. Researchers studied 135 women randomized to receive epidural and 140 randomized to receive another form of labor pain relief. They conducted a follow-up...

Self control makes stress response easy

...ure and resistance to blood flow. Over time, these responses may accumulate to increase the risk of heart disease. But the level of the physiological response to stress is moderated by many psychological factors, such as personality and attitude. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University find that the beli...

Emotional intelligence in Cancer

...han 550 women filled out the survey and 200 of the responses were usable for the study. The questions centered on emotional intelligence, social support and social constraints. Emotional intelligence is made up of three components. They are attention to feeling, clarity of feeling and mood repair. The goal wa...

New AIDS vaccine may be in the offing

... is that of how long the vaccine-stimulated immune responses will keep the AIDS virus under control....

New lung cancer vaccine on the anvil

... months after vaccine treatment. Anti-tumor immune responses were seen in 18 of 22 patients. Nine of the patients had to leave the study early because of rapid disease progression. Dranoff said that the vaccine, as a single agent approach, would be potentially much more useful in patients in the early stages o...

New Weapon Against Germs

...ections of viruses and bacteria into immune system responses that fight the invaders. The study, published in the July 20 issue of Nature, found that Trif is the topmost protein shared by the pathway that detects gram-negative bacteria and the pathway that detects most viruses.// This is the first time scient...

Reviving the Immune System

...ery advanced, very ill population of patients, the responses that we saw were very encouraging for using this technique," says researchers. "With what I was diagnosed with 10 to 15 years ago, I would not have had a chance," says Bauter. Not only is he alive, he's getting ready to start college in the fall. ...

Link Between Mothers Depression and Violence in Children

...s attention and activity and in managing anger and responses to frustration are associated with violent behavior and various disruptive behavior disorders. Researchers say they are unclear why depressed mothers are more likely to have violent children. They say biological factors could play a role. Dr. Hay s...

Wrestling found To Be Good for the Immune System

...micals to destroy them. Researchers say white cell responses to exercise during childhood and adolescence may be important for the development of the immune system for overall growth and previous studies have shown exercise boosts the immune system in adults. ...

Good News For Individuals Suffering From Frequent Throat Infections

...8 and 112 appears to be capable of inducing immune responses that are likely to give protection against multiple strains of the virus. Thus researchers say their findings although based on a small number of participants, suggest that in the full dose range tested, the vaccine appears safe and well tolerated ...

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