Navigation Links

Tag: "sheds" at medical news

Role of MicroRNA in Cancer Suppression Identified

...wth of tumor cells through facilitating apoptosis, sheds much light on this critical cancer fighting pathway," said Prof. Moshe Oren of the Weizmann Institute, Principal Investigator of this study. "MicroRNAs have been shown to be involved in the most important cellular processes including apoptosis, and t...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

...vaccination, its authors suggest the research also sheds light on the controversy over whether girls should receive the HPV vaccine to fight cervical cancer. Ticks spread Lyme disease, which is usually treatable by antibiotics. However, late detection or a poor response to antibiotics can lead to lasting...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...of ecology and evolutionary biology. "This finding sheds light on the future direction of HIV evolution." All SIVs and HIVs have a common ancestor, added senior author Michael Worobey, a UA assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology. The new work suggests African green monkeys' SIVs, or SIV...

HIV Drug Combo can Boost Immune Marker in Long-term Patients: Study

...d online Wednesday by The Lancet says. The paper sheds light on poorly understood conditions as to why some people on antiretroviral drugs can boost and maintain their CD4 immune cells, others see a slower increase in these key defenders while other individuals fail, sometimes tragically so. Investigat...

Ancient Viral Defense may Explain Susceptibility to HIV: Study

... implications for modern-day research into HIV but sheds some light on how ancient viruses have shaped our "viral defenses," he said....

Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming

...in this week's issue of Science. The study, which sheds light on the so-called missing carbon sink, concludes that intact tropical forests are removing an unexpectedly high proportion of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, thereby partially offsetting carbon entering the air through industrial emissions a...

Permanent Make Up can Cause Disfigurement

...skin you normally see, and the one that constantly sheds and renews itself. Permanent makeup may also be called cosmetic tattoo or micro pigmentation. Doctors have long known that Patients who injected permanent makeup ink could experience allergic reaction when such hard-to-remove pigments were used. An...

Depression Therapy Reduces Suicide Attempts

...ts (up to age 24) as for older adults. The study sheds new light on the black box advisory that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) placed in 2004 and has revised since then, said Greg Simon, MD, MPH, the Group Health psychiatrist who led the study. The advisorywhich has concerned many patients...

Psychosocial Support for Cancer Survivors Needs Strengthening

...n recommendation. Dr. Owen concludes, This study sheds light on which individuals with cancer use these services. This study will help clinicians recognize the importance of support groups for cancer patients. Assistance in identifying and accessing support groups should be a standard of care for all pat...

Bionic Ear Restores Hearing to Von Hippel-Lindau Disease Patients

... vertigo, and hearing loss. Dr. Kims study also sheds light on other ear problems, including Mnire's Disease, a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance due to pressure in the same endolymphatic sacs. This is a much more common condition, so we hope that what we learn from von H...

Boffins Identify Fifth Gene Behind Joubert Syndrome

...om identifying a fifth gene for JS, the study also sheds light on the role of cilia in this disease and possibly others. It found that defects in the functions of cilia, tiny projections on cell surfaces that allow the inside of cells to communicate with their outside environment, lead to various newly ide...

Risk Factors for Rheumatoid Arthritis

A new study sheds light on the role of environmental and genetic risk factors in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A team of researchers in Sweden have identified smoking, a low formal level of education and certain metabolic indicators as important risk ...

12 Deer Die of Pneumonia in Tripura Zoo

...rmittent rains during the past week. "Inadequate sheds and enclosures in the zoo had forced the deer and other animals to remain under the open sky while it was raining heavily. The deaths occurred in the past one week," said Ranjit Das, the zoo's wildlife warden. The sanctuary, 25 km south of here, is...

Spirituality Increases as Alcoholics Recover

...e University of Michigan Addiction Research Center sheds light on this phenomenon. In the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, they show that many measures of spirituality tend to increase during alcohol recovery. They also demonstrate that those who experience increases in day-to-da...

Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes Due to Defect in the NO Mechanisms

A new study sheds light on how erectile dysfunction (ED) interacts with diabetes. The study is expected to improve efficacy in treatments//. The study, "Lack of Central Nitric Oxide Triggers Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes," was conducted by Hong Zheng, William G. ...

Turmoil Over Turkey

...other areas of the plant, far away from any of the sheds housing the sick birds. The outbreak discovered in the farm on February 3rd, 2007 had led to the slaughter of 160,000 birds at the company’s Holton plant....

Researchers Discover Gene Essencial to Cerebellum Formation

...rofessor at the UPF, explains that "this discovery sheds new light on the mechanisms of brain formation and has potential future applications for regenerative medicine. It provides crucial insight into the manipulation of truncal nerve cells (or stem cells) and their selective differentiation into 'gabergi...

Sentry Enzyme Blocks Two Paths to Parkinson’s Diseas

...other molecules, causing cell damage. The study sheds light on the cause of most cases of Parkinson’s disease, which currently are unexplained. “The majority of these cases of Parkinson’s disease appear to arise because individuals who have a genetic susceptibility to the disease are exposed to environm...

Tears Reveal Some of Their Deepest Secrets to Researchers

... remained a mystery to scientists.// A new study sheds some light on the complex design of tears. What we think of as tears, scientists call tear film, which is made up of three distinct, microscopic layers. The middle, watery layer – what we normally think of as tears when we cry – is sandwiched between...

Be True to Your Heart With a Handful of Almonds

...tea. “This analysis of almond skin antioxidants sheds more light on all the nutrients in almonds that may provide a health benefit,” says study author Jeffrey Blumberg, Ph.D., director of the Antioxidants Research Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and professor, ...

1 2 3

Other Tags
(Date:10/22/2014)... of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... is recognized as an industry leader with over 25 ... award winning team leader in the areas related to ... addition, Mr. Carlson is an Editorial Advisory Board member ... Healthcare Council Educator. Blue Fin Group is a ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Salamon HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, ... vitro fertilization (IVF) are only about half as likely as ... technique, new research indicates, and the racial disparity persists even ... 31 percent of white patients became pregnant after IVF, compared ... than 4,000 IVF cycles over two years to tease out ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. ... in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- the incubation of embryos in ... device inside the vagina, new research suggests. Scientists from ... an INVOcell, might sharply cut costs for pricey IVF procedures ... accessible to those who don,t live near big-city assisted reproduction ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, ... Ebola while working for NBC News in Liberia has ... isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where he had ... A blood test confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease ... to Providence, R.I., NBC News reported Tuesday night. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital’s ... that enables physicians to repair a damaged mitral valve ... MitraClip system, developed by Abbott Vascular , ... progressive and life-threatening condition in which the heart’s mitral ... flow backward from the heart’s left ventricle into the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rich Carlson and Marc Duey to Hold Workshop at CBI’s Specialty Pharmacy and Distribution Networks Conference 2Health News:Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says 2Health News:Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says 3Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 3Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 4Health News:U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus 2Health News:U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola 'Free' of the Virus 3Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 3
(Date:10/18/2014)... patients referred for evaluation of suspected genetic conditions, ... 25 percent, including detection of a number of ... disease, according to a study appearing in ... coincide with the American Society of Human Genetics ... or coding regions of thousands of genes simultaneously ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... . Why do ... to reproduce? And why are there two sexes anyway? These ... of the research journal Molecular Human Reproduction published ... Bielefeld University Bielefeld has compiled this special issue on sperm ... to copulate with several males in quick succession – chimpanzees ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... on the human body. Battles are won, lost ... cancer, this stalemate—known as tumor dormancy—can last up ... phenomena that is poorly understood. , A ... Salvatore Torquato, a Professor of Chemistry at Princeton ... dormancy and the switch to a malignant state. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Whole-exome sequencing shows potential as diagnostic tool 2Sperm wars 2Modeling tumor dormancy 2
Other Contents