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Three dimensional structure of apolipoprotein revealed

Researchers from Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease have for the first time created the three dimensional structure of apolipoprotein E using X-ray crystallography. X-ray crystallography technique // is used for determining three dimensional structures so molecules by determining the x-ray diffraction patterns of the crystals present in molecules. Researchers feel that this new discove...

Breast cancer ignorance revealed

Three quarters of women over the age of 50 do not realise that breast cancer is more common as women age, according to a survey. ..Many are also ignorant about other facts which doctors say could save their lives by allowing them to seek treatment early.// ..One in five women over 50 do not check their breasts for changes from time to time, and the same percentage fail to attend breast screening...

Metabolism cycle of Kala-Azar parasite revealed

Researchers have found that Leishmania parasite utilizes mannose for their metabolism// and growth different from human metabolism which requires glucose. ....Associate Professor Malcolm McConville and his research team from Bio21 Institute at the University of Melbourne have found a break thorough to control the spread of the parasite Leishmania in the blood. Leishmania is found to utilize suga...

Secret Of Heart Failure Revealed

It is human nature that we want to know answers to everything. This gains special// importance when we talk about our own self. ..How often have we questioned the diseases that make our precious body their home? The answers just do not come. ....Researchers in a breakthrough have unraveled the mystery surrounding heart failure. They found that in the early stages of heart failure, the heart uses...

Link between position and sense of smell revealed

Researchers have found that one can smell better when one is upright than when he is reclining. ..Humans tend to pick up better sense of smell when they are sitting or standing. // .. ..Johan Lundstrom, a post-doctoral researcher at the Montreal Neurological Institute said that there is a significant difference in the sense of smell depending on one’s position. ..Researchers at the McGill Univ...

Missing Chromosomes Revealed Brain Tumor Therapy Effect – Research Find

Study results have uncovered that missing portions of 2 chromosomes located at 1p and 19q predicted the prognosis of Brain tumor therapy//. ..The senior author Walter J. Curran Jr., M.D., professor and chair of radiation oncology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, have found a paradigm shift in managing rare, malignant but treatable brain tumors also kno...

Anticancer Properties of Vitamin D Revealed

At the right dose, vitamin D is important for bone development and may help protect against the development of several cancers, particularly// colorectal cancer...To be effective against cancer large quantities of the Vitamin are needed and this can be dangerous and toxis. Now, research done at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center indicates that it may be possible to separ...

A National Survey Revealed That Mental Disorders Are Common In Lebanon

Even though mental disorders are said to account for a large portion of disease burden worldwide, no national studies have been undertaken to assess// this assumption in the Arab world. ..To overcome this and as part of the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative, a nationally representative psychiatric epidemiological survey of 2857 adults was done in Lebanon between September, 2002, an...

Secret behind Human To Human Transmission of Bird Flu Revealed

Scientists think they have found a reason as why bird flu transmissions among humans are rare. The virus infects the cells in the lung instead of affecting cells// in the nose and windpipe. When a person coughs or sneezes it is not brought out into the air. But scientist says that this might change as and when the virus mutates. .. Experts say the new research does not give any guarantee about...

Link Between Obesity And Heart Disease Revealed

Fat cells around coronary arteries release chemicals that could trigger inflammation leading to deterioration of the vessels, says a new study// that may provide the crucial link between obesity and heart disease. ....The study by researchers at University of Iowa found that fat cells lying close to blood vessels in the heart are highly active, releasing many chemicals that influence biological p...

Link Between Stress Hormone And Depression Revealed

It has been revealed through a study by neuroscientists at Harvard Medical School and its affiliate Mclean Hospital that long-term exposure to stress hormone in mice directly results in the anxiety // that often comes with depression. April issue of Behavioral Neuroscience, which is published by the American Psychological Association, has this article. ....This would be helpful in treating depre...

Mystery Behind Sleepiness After the Meal Revealed

According to research taking a siesta after a heart meal is quite natural, as scientists have discovered that the brain cells stop producing signals after a meal//. ....This new discovery could pave way for treating obesity and eating disorders as well as understanding levels of consciousness. ....'It has been known for a while that people and animals can become sleepy and less active after a m...

Genetic Link to Adrenal Tumor Revealed

Recent research has revealed that a genetic deficiency of an important enzyme can result in a rare tumor of the adrenal glands appears //. The enzyme is one of a class of enzymes involved in halting a cell's response to hormones and appears to stop cells from dividing. ..The study, published in Nature Genetics, was conducted by researchers in NIH's National Institute of Child Health and Human D...

How to Hinder Gene Amplification? - Researchers Revealed

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a process by which gene amplification could be stopped in fatal-disease conditions //like tumour growth and cancer. ..Using yeast as a model organism, researchers have found that the location of a hairpin-capped break relative to the end of the chromosome will determine the fate of the amplification process. ..Gene amplification...

Privatization Plan of NHS Health Care Revealed

A secret privatization plan for an entire tier of the NHS in England was prematurely revealed to when the Department of Health// asked multinational firms to manage services worth up to £64bn. ..The department's commercial directorate placed an advertisement in the EU official journal inviting companies to begin "a competitive dialogue" about how they could take over the purchasing of healthcare...

Medical mishaps – to be revealed or not

According to a recent research, doctors usually do not disclose the major medical mishaps if the error is not noticed by the patient.// ....The study was conducted on about 2700 American and Canadian doctors. It was found that 65% of them would surely reveal a serious mistake made during treatment. But there was a wide variation in when and how they disclosed it to the patients. ..A doctor, who...

Link between Fish and Mammal Immune Systems Revealed by Killer B cells

An evolutionary link between the immune systems of fish and mammals in the form of a primitive version of B cells, white blood cells of the immune system //has been discovered by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. ..Their studies link the evolution of the adaptive immune system in mammals, where B cells produce antibodies to fight infection, to the mor...

Splenda, Nutrasweet, Fda – Secrets Reveale

Dr. Joseph Mercola, a respected osteopathic physician and best known founder and editor of a very popular natural heath website, http://www.mercola.com, has revealed the// secrets of some artificial sweeteners. In his book, "Sweet Deception: Why Splenda, NutraSweet and the FDA May Be Hazardous to Your Health', you'll know the facts behind some artificial sweetener industry. You can watch Dr. Merc...

'Origin Of Sex' Can Be Revealed By Sperm Proteome

The Scientists say that the first ever catalogue containing different types of proteins found in sperm could even help in revealing the origins of sex and also can explain some// of the mysteries of infertility. ..Research published in Nature Genetics today describes 381 proteins present in sperm of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Whilst more proteins may be identified as research progre...

Misconceptions About Pet Owners Health Condition Revealed

Generally people are of the view that pet owners do a lot of running about hence involve in a lot of exercise,// but this is not essentially true. .. ..Health and Social Support was a research held at University of Turku which compared pet owners and workers of age group 20-54. The findings were published in PLoS ONE, the new international online publication of the Public Library of Science. ......

Role of Appetite Hormone MCH in Insulin Production Revealed

A new Joslin Diabetes Center-led study has shown conclusively that a neuropeptide, melanin concentrating hormone (MCH), found in the brain and known for its role in// increasing appetite in people, plays a role in the growth of insulin-producing beta cells and the secretion of insulin. This finding has the potential to spur the development of new treatments for diabetes that stimulate the product...

Reason Behind Dyscalculia Revealed

Scientists of University College London have conducted a study that offers definitive proof that the right parietal lobe is indeed responsible// for dyscalculia or in layman terms the inability to ‘do math’. The researchers hope the findings will aid in the diagnosis and management of the disorder, through remedial teaching. ..Dyscalculia is just as prevalent in the population as dyslexia and...

Anticancer Effects of Curcumin Revealed

Curry powder is a mixture predominantly composed of turmeric root extract and other spices such as coriander and fenugreek. // ....Curcumin, a turmeric root extract, has been shown to possess activity in the treatment and prevention of cancer, multiple sclerosis, and Alzheimer's disease. The molecular mechanism for its anticancer effect is largely unknown, although it is thought to inhibit the s...

Shocking Figures Of Britains Abused Elders Revealed

A special report has an appalling revelation that around 350, 000 British senior citizens were victims of some kind of abuse, over the last year . ... The major survey carried out by the National Center for Social Research and Kings College London, and funded by the Department of Health and Comic Relief is the first national study into the prevalence of elder abuse. ... The report titled: UK...

Different Causes for Childhood Brain Aneurysm was Revealed

According to the researchers in new University of Cincinnati (UC) childhood brain aneurysms are caused by trauma, infection or underlying vascular malformations. ......In a retrospective review of 53 Ohio children with intracranial (brain) arterial aneurysms, Todd Abruzzo, MD, found that the most common type of aneurysm among all age groups appeared to occur spontaneouslywith no related trauma...

Astrazeneca's Investigational Cancer Therapies Revealed at ASCO

CHICAGO, AstraZeneca today announced details of two new investigational cancer therapies at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting. AZD2281 (KU-0059436) is a small molecule inhibitor of Poly-ADP Ribose Polymerase (PARP). ......PARP is an enzyme involved in Base Excision Repair which is a key pathway in the repair of DNA single-stranded breaks. Inhibiting this DNA repair mechan...

Genome of Botulism Bacterium Revealed

The Botulism bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, produces the world's most lethal toxin. Less than 2 kg is enough to wipe off humanity from the face of the earth! Botox , that contains miniscule amounts of the toxin, is used medically. ......Now, the genome of the organism is exposed. The report in Genome Research reveals that the bacterium does not possess the means to escape human defences or re...

Why Malaria Parasite Affects Red Blood Cells Deformability Revealed

A study led by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found out why red blood cells start to lose their ability to deform, and squeeze through tiny blood vessels during the first 24 hours of invasion by the malaria-inducing parasite Plasmodium falciparum. ...The researchers knocked out the gene for a parasite protein called RESA (ring-infected erythrocyte surface an...

Britains Complacent Attitude To Uptake Of New Cancer Drugs Revealed

Swedish scientists have come out with the report that with UK leading the group, cancer patients face "stark inequalities" in access to treatment including the use of new drugs. ...The study termed uptake of new cancer drugs as "low and slow" in the UK, as well as in New Zealand, Poland, Czech Republic and South Africa. On the other hand, Austria, France, Switzerland and the US were leaders i...

Aedes Agypti Mosquitos Immune System Revealed

The immune system of this mosquito is of great importance as scientists believe it plays a key role in controlling the transmission of viruses that cause yellow and dengue fevers diseases that infect over 50 million people worldwide every year.The genes that make up the immune system of the Aedes aegypti mosquito which transmits deadly viral diseases to humans have been identified. ...This stu...

The Emotional Side of David Beckham Revealed

Soccer heartthrob David Beckham has admitted that he is a big softie who sobs while watching emotional romantic comedies. ......The 32-year-old, who recently moved to the US after joining LA Galaxy, said that his wife, singer Victoria Beckham, can predict that he is crying while he is watching an upsetting scene in the film. ......You know I will be sitting at home and we'll be watching a film...

Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed

Using brain scans to track the brain activity of children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), researchers at Flinders University in Adelaide have shed light on why such kids have trouble remembering, and why they do not recognise distractions as a distraction. ......The researchers tracked the brain activity of 150 children and teenagers with ADHD to build a neuro-cognitive pr...

Scientists Revealed the Key Molecule That Controls Pain

Chronic pain, unlike the acute pain associated with trauma, has no apparent physiological benefit, often being referred to as the disease of pain . ...Scientists studying one of natures simplest organisms have helped to unravel the structure of a key molecule that controls pain in humans....The findings published in the top scientific journal Nature could rapidly advance research into the next...

Chromosone Disorders - Unrevealed Facts

Chromosome disorders in sex cells cause infertility, miscarriage and irregular numbers of chromosomes (aneuploidy) in neonates. ...A new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics shows how chromosome disorders can arise when sex cells are formed. ......Sex cells contain a control station for monitoring the mechanism that ensures that the correct numb...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified one unifying principle that could explain how a range of causes and treatments for depression converge. Scientists hunt for the cause of depression has implicated so many suspects and found so many treatments with different mechanisms that the condition remains an enigma. ...They found that in rats the differing mechani...

Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed

Former First Lady of the United States, late Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis, was so worried about her first daughter Caroline Kennedys weight , that her daughters drinking spree did not bother her even half as much as her weight gain. ......In the book American Legacy: The Story of John & Caroline Kennedy, C. David Heymann, has revealed that once Jacqueline chided Caroline, when she insisted on havin...
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