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GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...tor of the National Cancer Institute, said that he shared in the excitement of people with CML, but he also mentioned several caveats. He said many research questions remain to be answered, such as how long Gleevec will control CML. Does the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of ...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...tor of the National Cancer Institute, said that he shared in the excitement of people with CML, but he also mentioned several caveats. He said many research questions remain to be answered, such as how long Gleevec will control CML. Does the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of ...

Humour inherited

... on average, like ordinary siblings - suggesting a shared environment was responsible for making brothers and sisters laugh at the same things. "It's a surprise because most personality traits have genetic components," says Spector. "This implies that there's a lot of cultural influence on humour.""This is...

Mutation connected to Osteoporosis

...e said DNA from the patients revealed 13 of the 18 shared a GNAS1 mutation -- guanine nucleotide binding protein alpha stimulating activity polypeptide. GNAS1 controls a protein that plays a critical role in way cells function. In the case of POH, the GNAS1 mutation results in a mistaken signal to non-skele...

Sharing injection equipment spreads Hepatitis C

... the new study found that injection drug users who shared cookers--containers used to dissolve and heat illi... four times more likely to contract HCV. Those who shared cotton filters more than doubled their risk of contracting the virus. Sharing syringes and rinse wat...

Hyperflexible joints connected to chronic fatigue

...t of CFS symptoms. The findings contradict widely shared clinical observations that people with CFS have normal physical examinations. CFS often consists of fatigue- and pain-related symptoms that can interfere with daily life and cause long absences from school....

Similar diseases in married couples

...o have these problems themselves. There was also a shared risk in high blood pressure and high blood cholest... fascinating bond is most likely to arise from the shared martial environment. Couples often have resembling diets and lifestyles, and are exposed to the same...

Resistant tumors could be treated with the discovery of a new molecule within cancer cells

...vision, a cell can only divide if it has correctly shared out all its genes, ensuring each new cell receives...o divide, even when their genes were not correctly shared out. This ability to ignore the alarm could make them resistant to Taxol-type drugs. Lead researcher...

Marijuana 'gateway' theory strengthened by study of twins

...The study included 136 sets of identical twins who shared the same genetic makeup and all the participants were 30 years of age, on an average, when they were asked about their teenage drug use. The researchers found that those who were early marijuana smokers// were five times more likely than their twins ...

New Weapon Against Germs

... of Nature, found that Trif is the topmost protein shared by the pathway that detects gram-negative bacteria and the pathway that detects most viruses.// This is the first time scientists have identified a protein that directly responds to signals that the innate immune system sends when it detects both vi...

China says patient may have SARS

...ng, as details of the Guangdong tests had not been shared with the WHO. Earlier this week, Guangdong health bureau spokesman Feng Shaoming said local tests showed the patient had been infected with SARS, but the health ministry said it wanted to carry out further tests. The ministry's daily SARS report on...

Parent’s mental state may affect the childhood asthm

...indings of the study lend support to the theory of shared genetic liability hypothesis that links childhood atopic disorders with parental depression and panic disorders....

Sharing a bed with infants may raise the risk for SIDS

...tland between 1996 and 2000, 52% of the babies had shared a bed or a couch for some point of time during the... had died in the parents’ bed and 57% in the couch shared with someone had been less than 11 weeks old. Researchers say that although SIDS cannot be prevente...

Three Tropical Parasites Genetic Code Unravelled

...e a good 40 or 50 that definitely appear not to be shared with any other life form so far sequenced. If we can find a core process that are shared by these parasites, then we would have very promising targets,” said Najib El-Sayed of the Institute...

Innovative yeast genome may handle Cancer Clues

...Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, shared the 2001 Nobel Prize for Medicine for identifying essential components that control how cells replicate. Nurse studied fission yeast cells in his prize-winning research, which identified a gene that controls the division of cells. The findings of t...

Primates reveal a new dimension to human genome

... genome sequence there are still common attributes shared by non-human primates which gives scope for a bett... time lapse between the mice and humans since they shared common ancestors, which makes it difficult to compare them. But primates were comparatively recent i...

The Potential Of Cadaver Transplantation Programme In India

...rtify have been standardized. 4. Few centres have shared their organs and in this respect both Tamil Nadu and Maharastra have made some commendable efforts 5. Liver and heart transplants are now a reality in India and could spearhead and give momentum to the cadaver transplant programme. Spain has the hig...

Physicians Lack Clinical Guidelines For Treating Elderly With Multiple Illnesses

...n, education, empowerment for self-management, and shared decision making based on the individual circumstances of older patients, said the authors. Source: Newswis...

Scientists Awarded Appropriately For Contribution Towards Medical Research

...ork. The prize for basic medical research will be shared by Ernest McCulloch and James Till of the Ontario ...Lasker prize for clinical medical research will be shared by two scientists from the United Kingdom, Sir Alec Jeffreys of the University of Leicester and Sir ...

Gardasil vaccine for cervical cancer

...f Health said, "We have met the company and it has shared with us the latest information on the development of this vaccine....

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(Date:7/21/2014)... 21, 2014 (Toronto) As part of a multinational, ... Mental Health (CAMH) have helped identify over 100 locations ... developing schizophrenia, in what is the largest genomic study ... published online in Nature , point to biological ... lead to new approaches to treating the disorder, which ...
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