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Vaccine for septic conditions

According to pre-clinical study it is observed that it is possible to protect against sepsis. When bacteria invade the bloodstream of a patient with suppressed immunity, sepsis might result.// This condition of overwhelming infection can be fateful. And treatment with antibiotics is often ineffective. ....Researchers at The Scripps Institute in the US have been looking at a vaccine for sepsis. I...

Dermaseptins: Potent vaginal contraceptives

Safe and effective vaginal contraceptives are urgently needed. Ideally, such products should have antimicrobial and antiviral properties; as such, they could also play a role in the reduction of sexually// transmitted diseases (STDs), particularly the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ..Most of the spermicidal products being marketed presently contain a detergent as an active ingredient, which...

Come September, Schools Will be better off Sans Junk foods

There is a likely shut out for junk foods in schools from September onwards - confectionery, crisps and fizzy drinks, according to the recommendations// by the School Food trust. ..The trust, which was initiated by Ruth Kelly, education secretary, has enforced new standards on food provided in schools – that includes vending machines, tuck shops and cafeterias. ..According to Dame Suzi Leather,...

Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Attack On Farmed Trout

A rare virus threatens the government by killing thousands of rainbow trout.Due to an outbreak, fishes were destroyed on a farm in Yorkshire//. A very first case of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) attack on wild fish was noticed by fishery official across the catchment area of the river Ouse in Britain. ..Scottish island of Gigha also experienced this before on farmed turbot in 1994, indust...

World Cong On Preventive Cardiology In Sept

New Delhi, Jun 11. Heart specialists from all over the world will meet at Mount Abu in September to dwell on the growing incidence of heart disease in India and how preventive measures can help control its early onset. // ....The three-day World Congress on Clinical & Preventive Cardiology is being held from September 22 at Mount Abu in Rajasthan. It will evolve guidelines for several burning iss...

Brain Septum Could Help In reducing Epileptic Seizures

According to a new study published in the Journal of Neurophysiology the septum of the brain helps prevent epileptic seizures by inducing rhythmical //electrical activity in the circuits of another area of the brain known as the hippocampus. The researchers found that, by imposing a normal “theta” rhythm on chronically epileptic rats, they could reduce epileptic seizures by 86-97%. ....The study...

Flu Pandemic Predicted to be 1000 September 11ths

Doctors are being warned that a flu pandemic across UK would be like "1,000 September 11ths" with preparations for it "woefully inadequate. // ..According to Dr Steve Hajioff while addressing the British Medical Association's annual conference, stockpiling anti-viral drugs is not as important as getting fuel, transport and water companies to get ready for a flu pandemic. ..He said: "We are expe...

New Study Finds On/Off Switch for Septic Shock

According to a new study, septic shock—a dangerous, often deadly runaway immune response—is controlled by a genetic on/off switch. The research also suggests how a drug might// temper sepsis. This is the first time this genetic mechanism has been revealed in an experimental animal. ....The study by Robert Schneider, Ph.D., the Albert B. Sabin Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Pathogenesis...

Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties

Scientists from the University of Havana have found that two compounds from lobster shells, chitin and chitosan, have healing and bio-stimulant properties. ......The researchers said that the compounds could be used to create surgical materials with great healing and antiseptic properties, as well as to increase growth speed and germination in seeds. ......Chitin is a very common polymer presen...
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