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Spirulina may be the next immune boost on the block
...ool of Medicine and Medical Center collected blood samples
from 12 healthy volunteers and incubated the samples
with dilutions of spirulina made from 429 mg capsules of dried, powdered spirulina. After 72 hours t...
Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer
...ous or cancerous changes. Sukumar's team examined samples
of ductal fluid from women with breast cancer and women without the disease to detect signs of a process called methylation. The presence of markers for this process suggests that a woman has breast cancer or precancerous breast cells, according to ...
Hemopurifier may revolutionise AIDS treatment
...ase, Tullis removed HIV from several 10-milliliter samples
of contaminated blood plasma. The inventor of the filter, Dr. Julian Ambrus, said this blood filtration could be used along with other treatment modalities like AZT and antiviral cocktails....
Pesticide impairs male reproductive function
...E. An international team of researchers took blood samples
from 24 men aged 16 to 28 who had not been exposed to DDT in their work. In these men the high DDE levels correlated to low levels of testosterone, low semen volume and low sperm count. However some health experts argue that the benefits of using D...
Doctors advice early anemia tests
...e study. Sheriff and her colleagues examined blood samples
taken from 1,141 children when they were 8, 12 and 18 months old. These were compared to the hemoglobin levels with the children's development when they were 18 months old.Children with levels of hemoglobin less than 95 grams per liter of blood score...
Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered
...h, Pennsylvania. The investigators analyzed blood samples
from 21 women who were diagnosed with preeclampsia and compared the results with samples
from 21 healthy pregnant women and 12 non-pregnant women. Their findings are published in the June ...
TELITHROMYCIN - the proven effective new drug for cap
... clinical and biological outcomes was noted. Blood samples
were taken before and after the therapy for both aerobic and anaerobic culture. It was found that, the overall clinical cure rate with telithromycin was 89.5% after 7 to 11 days of therapy. Telithromycin has recently been approved by the US Food and...
Malaria strikes Munger tribals
...alaria experts to Munger,who would be taking blood samples
and sending them to the National Institute of Virology. State health department has sent doctors and the necessary medications to Munger to bring down the epidemic. Malaria is the disease spread by mosquitos and usually presents with fever and rig...
Moderate Use of Analgesics - Not Associated With Kidney Dysfunction
...atitine levels and creatitine clearance from blood samples
provided by the men. A total of 450 men had elevated creatinine levels and 1258 men had reduced creatinine clearance. They found no significant associations between the use of pain killers and either elevated creatinine levels or reduced creatinine ...
Better prostate cancer detection
...m for prostate cancer, the doctor takes six tissue samples
from the prostate gland. At Ohio State Universi...ed this the extended sector biopsy. They took 12 samples
- six from the outer rim of the prostate and six more from the inside of the gland. They did this on...
Male infertility in relation to cancer
...he researchers analysed the sperm quality of semen samples
taken from over 32,000 men in England between 1960 and 1989. Sperm count, motility, and shape were assessed. Cancer rates were also studied and compared with those expected for the whole population of Britain to determine levels of risk. Researchers...
Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement
...It was contended by appellant that the physician's samples
were distributed only to doctors & therefore the e... Court observed that the object of distribution of samples
of the drugs to the doctors is to make them aware that such drugs are available in the market in rel...
Fingerprinting prostate cancer
...ancer. They examined more than 700 prostate tissue samples
from more than 50 men - covering normal tissue, tissue with benign change, and also tissues from both localised and aggressive prostate cancer. They found that more than 200 genes were expressed differently between normal and cancer tissue. Of these,...
No allergy at all !
... patients tested negative for allergies; the blood samples
from only 35 percent of the subjects showed true allergic reactions. // " This means that two-thirds of the patients were on the wrong kind of medication to start with," Szeinbach said. This led to other problems, such as an increased use of ant...
Heart disease correlation to periodontal disease
...protein to 65 healthy controls. Subgingival plaque samples
were taken to test for the periodontal pathogens Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia, Campylobacter recta and Bacteroides forsythus.// The researchers found that levels of C-reactive protein were correlated with severity of periodontal ...
Infertility in relation with virus
...lled adeno-associated virus (AAV) and was found in samples
of testicular tissue taken from men whose semen wa...n with normal semen. The researchers also analysed samples
taken from the testicles of 48 men taking part in fertility treatment because their semen contained ...
Miscarriage linked to late embryos
...udies, which monitored the hormones in daily urine samples
of healthy women trying to conceive, showed the day by day trend for the first time in a large sample (341 women). The work showed 12 per cent of pregnancies failed if implantation occurred by the ninth day, but the figure rose to 26 per cent when im...
Quit coffee and help your heart
....// In the study, the researchers evaluated blood samples
from 222 non-smoking coffee drinkers between the a...lasted for 8 weeks and each participant gave blood samples
at the beginning of the study, after 4 weeks and at the end of the study period. After 8 weeks, par...
Alcohol within the body
...on a diet that did not contain alcohol, and breath samples
were taken as they aged. Obesity-related fatty liver disorder usually develops in older animals and people. The scientists found that older obese mice produced roughly five times as much ethanol as older lean mice, and all the obese mice developed fa...
Armpit odour enhances mood
...ned to test their mood. People who had inhaled the samples
taken from the armpits of old ladies responded significantly more positively. But results showed the smell of young men had a noticeably "depressive effect", an outcome which might have been anticipated by any parent of a teenage boy. In between th...
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