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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

..., who examined the mummy. The mummy also showed signs of a rather disgusting skin disease on the face and neck, which, Selim believes, might have added to Hatshepsut's health problems. "We found numerous tiny spots within Hatshepsut and the Tuthmose family, which could indicate a skin disease," said ...

Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

...After a week, patients given the drug showed fewer signs of stress when recalling their trauma, reports Live Science. Professor Joseph LeDoux led a similar experiment on rats at New York University, which enabled them to remove a specific memory from the animals' brains while leaving the rest of their m...

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

... teach the immune system how to spot the tell-tale signs of the wolf. In this way, the tumours will no longer be able to hide, but the healthy tissues will be left untouched," he added. The research team comprises of both basic scientists and clinical investigators, which is why the questions about the ...

Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue to Hunt for and Kill Cancerous Tumours

...in the animals, and none of the mice exhibited any signs of toxic side effects. "The procedure was quite effective even though we applied the stem cells just once. Obviously, repeated treatment will increase the efficacy, as would using this strategy in combination with other treatments," Altaner said. ...

South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

South Africa has seen the first-ever signs of a drop in new HIV infections, said a report released Wednesday in the country with the world's second-heaviest AIDS burden. Preliminary reports from a 2006 ante-natal survey showed HIV prevalence among pregnant women had dropped to 29.1 percent...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...c quakes rising and with the crater island showing signs of bulging. The environment and natural resources department said, amid protests from Talisay residents, that the building of viewing decks, an elevator and an access road did not necessarily violate the law on protected areas. The protesters fea...

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

... study suggests that all allergic individuals have signs of asthmatic responses if exposed to cat allergen, even if blood tests show that they are not allergic to cats. Dr. Chinn, of the Imperial College in London, and 12 other researchers reported their findings in the first issue for July 2007 of the A...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...mic effects on tumor blood flow and identify early signs of objective anti-tumor response as measured by CT scans, MRI or PET, in these advanced cancer patients with well vascularized solid tumors. Dr. Peter J. Rosen, Medical Director at Tower Cancer Research Foundation, stated, "Tower Oncology is very e...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...d parents to see a doctor if children were showing signs of respiratory illness. The department's director of communicable disease control, Dr Paul Van Buynder, said the speed at which the three children fell ill was a grave concern. "While we do not want to create unnecessary panic, it is important fo...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...ere indicative of ASD in 14-month olds. Multiple signs indicating these developmental disruptions appear ...rders, and her colleagues identified the following signs of developmental disruptions for which parents and pediatricians should be watching: Abnormalities...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...nt medical attention in case their children showed signs of respiratory illness , the West Australian Health Department said there was nothing to panic about. The successive deaths of three Perth children younger than five past week - all killed within 24 hours of developing flu-like symptoms had trigg...

Risk Factors for Alzheimers Disease

...evelop Alzheimers disease . Older adults showing signs of both conditions were seven-times more likely to develop Alzheimers than their peers. Alzheimers disease, a highly debilitating and ultimately fatal neurological disease, is already associated with other risk factors such as poor cognitive scores,...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...y length, and height. Each horse was checked for signs of laminitis and blood was drawn to assess glucose and insulin levels as well as other hormones, cytokines, and oxidative biomarkers. A questionnaire was also completed by each horses owner to gather background information on breed, gender, health...

Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare

...started to use internet searches to identify early signs of disease. On the 25th of September Peter Kruger, of Wireless Healthcare, will Present research into new models for online healthcare at the Consumer HealthTec Summit in San Francisco....

Mutated Gene Zaps Pancreas Cancer in Mice

...e BikDD mutant gene survived for 14 months with no signs of cancer. "This vehicle, or vector, is so targeted and robust in its cancer-specific expression that it can be used for therapy and perhaps for imaging" that could lead to early cancer detection, said Mien-Chie Hung, professor and chair of Anderso...

Roches Arthritis Drug Successful in III Stage Trail

...atment showed a significant improvement in disease signs and symptoms. Biologic Actemra (tocilizumab), a humanized monoclonal antibody works by a different mechanism than today's rheumatoid arthritis treatments. Actema is the first biologic to inhibit the interleukin-6, or Il-6, receptor. IL-6 is consider...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

... Parents need to be vigilant in recognizing early signs of eveningness, and not only encourage their kids to sleep early but also ensure they get the required amount of sleep, Susman noted. The findings appear in the July 2007 issue of Developmental Psychology....

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

... through regular bone marrow biopsies to check for signs of the slow disease. "Quite often, for example, in young children, doctors have to do several biopsies to get enough bone marrow," says Ed Flynn, president of Senior Scientific. It might also be possible to spot cells from breast, prostate, and...

Lancets Report Condemns UKs Mental Health Bill

...ve risen by 70 per cent in the past 25 years; sure signs that the environment in which they are growing up is becoming more hostile. The journal also states that one in four people will be affected by mental illness at some point of their life, yet mental health services are the first to be cut when the ...

Female Heart Attack Victims Show Signs of Lasting Depression

...versity indicate Female heart attack victims show signs of lasting depression. The rate of women is much higher compared to their male counterpart. Results of the study were published recently in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 486 patients were surveyed out of them 102 were females. 14...

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