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Gene Therapy Destroys Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Pancreatic cancer is among the deadliest of cancers, affecting many people a year and having an extremely low survival rate. Pancreatic cancer is the most aggressive cancer and there are few palliative treatments. Using a new two-pronged attack, researchers were able to destroy deadly pancreatic cancer cells in the test tube and in lab animals. // ....The work was led by Dr. Paul B. Fisher, a pr...

Enzyme help destroy cancer cell

Researchers have found that radiotherapy helps in natural tumor control process. They said radiotherapy attacks and destroys cancer cells directly. When experiments were conducted on mice researchers identified an cell suicide enzyme, getting activated when struck by radiation. This enzyme destroys tumor nourishing blood vessels to die. Tumors cannot survive without oxygen and nutrient supply. Wh...

Re –growing Brain cells destroyed by Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disease of the substantia nigra ,an area in the basal ganglia. The disease was // first discovered and its symptoms documented in 1817 by the British physician Dr. James Parkinson and the associated biochemical changes in the brain of patients were identified in the 1960s. Although some genes were identified only recently, others still remain a mystery....

Stroke Destroys Nearly 32, 000 Neurons In Just A Second!

Dr. Jeffrey L. Saver, a professor of neurology at the University of California who has been conducting three different lines of research on stroke has highlighted that more than// 32,000 neurons (brain cells) die in just a second following an acute episode of stroke. In addition, nearly 14 billion synapses (connections between nerve cells) and myelinated fibres approximating to 7.5 miles are lost...

Conroy’s May Not Be Permitted To Resume Production Soo

Conroy's Smallgoods has been accused by John Hill, the South Australian Health Minister of indulging in media games after a deadly bacteria infected its factory. Hill called upon the company set right the problem at the // earliest. A strain of the listeria virus was found in the Bowden factory of the company by the Health Department, resulting in its corned beef unit being closed down for a week...

Sodium Nitrate Destroys The Bacteria That Plugs The Air Passage In CF Patients

Sodium nitrite is commonly used as a preservative to cure meat products. A study shows that it has the ability to kill the bacteria that causes thickening of the mucus in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. // The experiment is carried out in laboratory animal models. ..Daniel Hassett, Ph.D., an associate professor of genetics at the University of Cincinnati said that Pseudomonas aeruginosa...

A Royal Flush And A White Elephant

Due to a recent shoot out, the government of Nepal paid compensation of Nepali Rs. 150,000 ($2,100) to the family of slain cabbie//. The taxi driver was shot dead in Kathmandu valley Monday during a shutdown called by the Maoist guerrillas ahead of the Feb 8 local polls. ....The government also paid around Nepali Rs.150,000 to the family of a politician killed by the Maoists for taking part in t...

Nursing A Threat : NHS Nurses May Stage A Royal Protest

The Royal College of Nursing has warned that almost one third of the Nurses will refuse to work overtime, if they are not compensated for it. Further, they have indicated that anything less than a 3% payaward, would tantamount to NHS losing almost one day per week of an NHS’ nurse service. // ..NHS nurses work overtime on an avergae of 6.5 hours each week, for which they are not compensated,...

Sandwich Royale, Adorns Shelves of Selfridges in London

Selfridges can now boast of a hugely expensive sandwich, which true to its name can cause a potential customer, to feel sandwiched between its capacity// to create more pocket space on the one hand, and be a taste buds tickler on the other! ....This famously rich sandwich, meant perhaps only for the rich and famous, will make it’s consumer rich by 2000 calories. Well, as they say, you win some...

Royal Highland Show Cancelled Over Bird Flu Fears

Organizers of the Royal Highland Show in the UK have decided to cancel the show due to spreading fears over bird flu. Managers of the event at Ingliston// Showground feel that the risk of all birds gathered in open place is too high and hence decided to cancel the show. .."We always have display birds for the first two days of the show, then competition birds on the Saturday and Sunday," said Ka...

New Technique Destroys Kidney Tumors By Freezing Them

A new study by researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN has found that a non-invasive technique called percutaneous cryoablation //can be of significance in killing kidney tumors by freezing them. This method is especially useful in patients who are not considered good candidates for surgery. ..For the study, researchers treated 59 kidney tumors in 58 patients using percutaneous (throug...

Muhammad Ali In Battle Royale With Obesity

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has found a new opponent to flatten out - childhood obesity in the US. Ali, who was famed for his fast jabs and even faster one-liners// has taken up the challenge to fight obesity by agreeing to collaborate with Goat Foods, an acronym of Greatest Of All Time" to promote reduced-calories food and drinks. ......Among the items promoted by Ali are Shuffle, Jabs and Rumbl...

Immune Cells Destroy Bone In Gum Disease

Immune cells play a big role in the bone loss that results due to periodontal or gum disease, according to researchers at The Forsyth Institute. Earlier researchers had// speculated that the immune system was involved in destruction of bone in periodontal disease, but this is the first time it has been confirmed in human gum tissue. Forsyth researchers hope that the finding would help create new...

‘Search and Destroy’ operation against dengue mosquitoes in Philippins

The Philippine health department on September 10, sent a warning against dengue fever in the midst of an outbreak in many areas in and around the capital//. ..From this year’s January 1 to August 29, 167 deaths and 13,468 cases of dengue have been reported, said the department. ..In order to control the outbreak, the health department is working in collaboration with the local officials of th...

New Hand Gel Destroys Bird Flu Virus

Dermasalve Sciences PLC, a company that manufactures a lot of skincare products, said that its new hand gel product was capable of killing the H5N1 bird flu virus in 30 seconds.// ....Dermasalve Sciences added that it had received confirmation from Retroscreen Virology Ltd, a European contract Virology research company for the hand gel, which was jointly developed with Drug Delivery Solutions Li...

Virus-mix-spray destroys bacteria on Prepackaged meats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved a virus mix in spray form that kills bacteria on prepackaged meats. This approval was given last month.// .. ..Processed meats after being packaged get contaminated by the bacteria; Listeria. The approved spray is a combination of viruses that kill this bacteria. Food companies can now spray it on these foods before packaging and distribu...

High Testosterone Destroys Nerve Cells

Recent studies conducted by Yale School Of Medicine have shown for the first time that excessive use of androgens or steroids to enhance muscle mass or for replacement therapy//, which results in high levels of testosterone in the body can lead to a appalling loss of brain cells. ..High intake of androgens, or steroids was previously proven to cause hyper excitability, volatile and violent nature...

Blundering Doctor Destroys Breast X-ray

A patient's breast X-ray was deliberately destroyed by a doctor who mistakenly gave her the all clear after reading her x-ray according //to a disciplinary panel. ....The doctor, consultant surgeon John Philip was working in a private clinic in Sheffield when the woman, a mother-of-two came to him. ....The woman she was healthy after routine checks in 1994 and 1996 despite being not qualified to...

Royal Brompton Hospital Finds A New Technique To Detect Child Heart Killer

A new technique developed by cardiologists of Royal Brompton Hospital helps in determining the risk of sudden death due to weakness in heart of young people. The// process involves injecting a dye called gadolinium into the patient's vein and then scanning for the results using MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). ....The scan indicates heart scar tissue that can clue-in doctors to dilated cardio...

South Korea Plans To Destroy Cats And Dogs To Prevent Bird Flu

South Korea has planned to kill cats and dogs over fears of the spread of bird flu. The Agriculture Ministry decided to cull even dogs and cats so as to prevent further spreading// of the H5N1 virus after an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 virus at a chicken farm last week. Animal health experts suggested that this was 'a bit of an extreme measure' because there was no scientific evidence that cats o...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ‘authority’, Sir Roy was Not Off the Mak

A recent report in the Medical Journal has cast aspersions on the findings of a cot death study that had brought infamy to the pediatrician Professor Sir Roy Meadow// .. ..A paper published in 2005 in the medical journal, The Lancet, has indicated that most of the second infant deaths occurring in families who had lost the first baby also due to SIDS, could be due to natural causes. This was subs...

Verne Troyer Returns to Rehab

Actor Verne Troyer's long-running battle with alcohol continues as he checked himself into a treatment centre near his Michigan hometown after suffering a relapse//. ....Said Elena Fondacaro, his manager: "Verne was in rehab and now he's in outpatient therapy. ...."Alcoholism is an illness that comes and goes ... and Verne realised he was slipping. He decided to go back to rehab because he's...

Skin-Destroying Ulcer Appears in NSW as New Treatment Guidelines Emerge

Infectious disease specialists have revealed the skin- and flesh-destroying Bairnsdale ulcer has struck a man in NSW for the first time, as experts publish new recommendations for treating the tropical infection. // ....Also known as the Buruli or Daintree ulcer, Bairnsdale ulcers are caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, and result in the destruction of skin, soft tissue, and sometimes b...

Royal College Issues Revised Guidelines for Face Transplantation

In the light of new information on facial transplantation—including the psychological and ethical aspects// of the controversial procedure—a Working Party of the Royal College of Surgeons of England now endorses moving cautiously forward in performing further face transplants, according to a report published in the Jan. 27 issue of Transplantation. ....In its initial report in 2003, the Working...

Destroying Taboos to Improve Patient Care

Sexuality is a critical issue in quality of life for patients with chronic rheumatic diseases. Amye Leong, a motivational speaker, advocate and rheumatology patient, is// out to improve the way rheumatology health professionals address this aspect of care. During an hour-long audioconference on April 17, she will discuss the state of chronic disease and sexuality research, give practical communic...

100,000 Bird Flu Vaccine Doses to Be Destroyed

In the next couple of months, 100,000 doses of the country's first vaccine against bird flu will be destroyed because the laboratory that developed it has found no takers //and the expiry date is fast approaching. ..It was in July last year that the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL) here developed India's first vaccine against bird flu. It had preserved about 100,000 doses of the v...

To Die For: Rolls-Royce and 'green' Coffins at British Funerals

Coffins shaped like a Rolls-Royce, a guitar or a ballet shoe are booming in Britain, where the latest unusual trend in funerals is for "green" burials, kind to the environment . Since 2000, Vic Fearn and Company have been making offbeat caskets which it markets under the title "Crazy Coffins". The firm recently expanded their range to include illustrated ones. "We didn't invent anything, the dem...

Royal College of Physicians Exams Now in India

The clinical examination for the prestigious Membership of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) can now be held in India . ......Three colleges under the RCP banner - the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal College of Physicians of London - Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with Sri Ramachandra University (SRU) h...

Nanocomposite Labeled Cancer Cells Targeted and Destroyed by Using Lasers

A nanocomposite particle can be constructed so that it has a mix of properties that would not otherwise happen in nature. By combining an organic matrix with metallic clusters that can absorb light, it is possible to incorporate such particles into cells and then destroy those targeted cells with a laser. For regarding the creation and characterization of a dendrimer nanocomposite (DNC) matrix c...

Researchers Link Bacteria Destroying Proteins to Alzheimer's Treatment

Scientists have provided new details about how proteins used to destroy bacteria and viruses may help treat Alzheimer's disease. ......Gunnar K. Gouras, associate professor of neurology and neuroscience at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, and colleagues provide new insights into how these proteins, called antibodies, reduce the main hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease and rai...

Alcohol Does Not Destroy Brain Cells

New Australian research has found that alcohol does not kill off brain cells as generally believed . ......According to Queensland Brain Institute director Professor Perry Bartlett, the notion that heavy drinking destroys large sections of brain cell function similar to a napalm bomb strike, is erroneous. ......The research, presented to a conference of the world's top neuroscientists, claims t...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

American scientists have developed a new minimally invasive method of treating cancer and they hope to begin clinical trials on individuals with prostate cancer soon . ......The development of the process called irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a result of the efforts of Virginia Techbiomedical engineer Rafael V. Davalos and University of California bioengineering professor Boris Rubinsky....
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