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Cancer patients turning to Internet for information

...ny cases, their companions are also performing Web searches to obtain cancer-related information. Dr. Sofia Yakren of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and her colleagues surveyed more than 400 cancer patients and their companions and found that almost 45% of the patients and 60% of the comp...

Tigecycline – New Generation Tetracycline With Broad Spectrum Antibacterial Activit

...cyclines as broad-spectrum antibiotics, systematic searches for tetracycline analogues with activity against both tetracycline-susceptible and tetracycline-resistant organisms were performed in the early 1990s which has led to the identification of the glycylcyclines, including tigecycline. Properties of Ti...

Anonymous Sperm Donor Traced On Internet

...ic ramifications too. Police could perform similar searches to identify a criminal's surname, giving vital leads in a case....

Indonesia Has Ninth Bird-Flu Death as Risk Mounts

...r the nation's military to conduct house- to-house searches to find birds infected with the avian influenza virus in Jakarta and surrounding areas. 'If cases are still increasing in let's say a year that means our control measure is not effective enough,'' WHO's Samlee said. The H5N1 avian flu strain, fir...

New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging

...ch as a monoclonal antibody -- on the outside that searches out in the bloodstream. Antibodies seek their antigens. So we target something to seek out a substance that's expressed by cells -- cancer cells, in my work. Cancer cells express particular antigens to which an antibody attaches itself. So, if we put...

Pneumonic Plague Kills 22 People in Congo

...volunteers who have the capacity to conduct active searches for suspected cases and identification of individuals in contact with suspected cases to mobilize resources. The outbreak has to be controlled before it spirals out of control. The epidemic spread to new areas due to the prevailing insecurity in ...

New Method To Screen Breast Cancer Cells

...en the most powerful microscopes. Sukumar's test searches for unusually high amounts of chemical tags embedded by a process called methylation within critical regions of DNA. The tags attach to the 'on' switch of genes which starts the message-manufacturing process. Cancer cells have abnormal levels of meth...

Fun And Cure With Video Games

...as an animated nanobot character called Roxxi that searches for, and eliminates, cancer cells. According to Hope Laboratory, people who played the games were more diligent in taking their medications and undergoing therapies, as they genuinely believe that they could overcome cancer. The biological accura...

Dengue and Chikungunya: The Dirge of a Nation

...o produce its eggs. b. The female Aedes mosquito searches for suitable places to lay their eggs and it is usually the stagnant water. In Delhi, 90% of these mosquitoes were found rampantly breeding in the water stagnant in coolers. c. The male mosquitoes usually feed only on plant nectar. d. Aedes mosqu...

Dengue and Chikungunya: The Dirge of a Nation

...duce its eggs. · The female Aedes mosquito searches for suitable places to lay their eggs and it is usually the stagnant water. · The male mosquitoes usually feed only on plant nectar. · Aedes mosquitoes causing dengue usually bite during the day, unlike those that cause malaria, and t...

Google could help diagnose difficult medical cases

...ct diagnoses as published in the journal. Google searches found the correct diagnosis in 15 (58 percent) of the cases, said the study published in the online edition of the British Medical Journal. The researchers suggested that Google could be a useful aid for conditions with unique symptoms and signs th...

Simple Blood Test may Replace Invasive Prenatal Tests

...e described as revolutionary; a prenatal test that searches for chromosomal abnormalities through a non-invasive procedure; a simple blood test. Says Ravinder Dhallan, lead author of the study and the head of Ravgen 'Right now in the market there is no test available that can reliably do what we do in this...

Gene Discovery Lays Groundwork for Targeted Therapies for Endometrial Cancer

... "This study illustrates the power of systematic searches for mutations in cancer genomes in identifying the abnormal genes responsible for driving cancers and providing new therapeutic avenues," says Michael Stratton, M.D., Ph.D., who along with Andrew Futreal, Ph.D., co-leads the Cancer Genome Project at ...

Baby Bump Sparks Off Pregnancy Rumours Again for Holmes

... to 'reclaim his inner child', but also frequently searches Internet auction site eBay site to track down his own favourite childhood toys for his Suri....

Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare

...d Microsoft, aware that a large number of Internet searches are health related, are actively attempting to bui... health seriously and have started to use internet searches to identify early signs of disease. On the 25th of September Peter Kruger, of Wireless Healthcare,...

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