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PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED

...lmonary Hypertension is available on the NHLBI Web site at www.nhlbi.nih.gov....

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...e fractures and other injuries were treated at the site some serious life threatening injuries had to be treated by shifting the patients out of Gujarat to tertiary medical centers. Due to a scarcity of X ray machines, many fractures had to be treated without x rays. There were no recovery rooms available...

Blocked viens block eye sight

...e-shaped probe that could shoot drugs right at the site of blockage and reopen the vein. The hollow needle is 1.5 millimetres in diameter and tapers to a point just 50 micrometres across. Inside the needle, a fine wire electrode surronded by a metal sheath is filled in with electrically conductive soluti...

Focus on DNA transcription

...cientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the// process by which the information contained in DNA,is conver...

Radiation before surgery cuts cancer recurrence

...of cancer recurrence at or near the original tumor site in the rectum. In about 15% to 45% of patients who undergo conventional surgery to remove rectal tumors, they return. To prevent recurrence, surgeons have developed a technique called total mesorectal excision, in which the tissue surrounding the re...

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

...any sponsors. The campaign also includes a new Web site about the guidelines....

Snake venom a treatment for digestive disease

...ally similar. In addition, the researchers found a site that may be a receptor on the surface of intestinal muscle cells. This site had a chemical structure that may be able to bind with the proteins in the laboratory, indicating th...

The patient's voice

...s of cancer of the breast, bowel and cervix. The site will also have lots of other useful and up-to-date information, as well as links to other relevant sites, including patient support groups. It's planned to include all the common serious diseases in DIPEx in due course, as well as gathering patients'...

Ibuprofen weakens aspirin's effect

...Aspirin gets stuck and cannot reach its own active site inside the enzyme. The study found no conflict between aspirin and three other arthritis drugs: rofecoxib, diclofenac, and acetaminophen, which is in Tylenol. But the researchers suggested that other drugs with structures like ibuprofen, such as in...

Robots craft medical history

...ols the instrument handles and views the operative site on a monitor. With a computer interface, the surgi...s replicate the surgeon's actions at the operative site in real time, the company says.In addition, the robot responds to verbal commands like ``move up'' o...

Tongue piercing leads to bacterial infection

...vey, among female students, the navel was the body site most often reported pierced, followed closely by t...ad pierced tongues. In males, the ear was the body site with the most reported piercings, with 4 percent reporting pierced tongues. In all, 22 percent of t...

Cholesterol Drug Helps After Angioplasty

...balloon-tipped catheter is guided by X-rays to the site of a main artery blockage that keeps blood from the heart. The balloon is inflated and crushes the blockage to the side of the artery wall to allow for greater blood flow. The correction rarely is permanent, however. "More than a million Americans u...

Cloud of smoke over Zyban

...e for concern, however, was a safety update on the site of British regulatory body, Medicines Control Agency (MCA). The update, suggesting an unproven association between the tobacco-cessation drug and 57 deaths in the UK, spurred media-reports abroad casting a cloud over Zyban and subsequently causing a ...

Heart Drug has grave side effects

...United States, funded the study. The company's Web site warns that the drug may cause irregular heartbeats, and says milrinone should be stopped if blood pressure falls too low. It also says that the drug may not be safe or effective when given for longer than 48 hours, and that long-term oral treatment h...

Problematic Use of smallpox vaccine

...s. Many people develop painful swelling around the site of the inoculation, headache and nausea. In people with weakened immune systems, the live-virus vaccine can cause illness. And in 1 to 2 people per million, it can cause death. Routine smallpox vaccination stopped in the USA in the early 1970s, and...

Ultrasound helps stroke treatment

...g probes on catheters that were guided to the clot site but those studies were halted when the sound waves not only dissolved the clots but also damaged artery walls. Moreover, del Zoppo said the recanalization rates cited by Alexandrov are not especially high.But Alexandrov said his early results are so...

DNA helps in cellular function

...cientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the// process by which the information contained in DNA,is conver...

DNA transcription to be focused

...cientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the ...enetic messenger known as RNA.// When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the process by which the information contained in DNA,is converte...

Detering memory problems

...mark of cerebral microvascular disease and an easy site to examine through noninvasive measures -- to see if those with evidence of the damage would score lower on cognitive tests. The study involved about 7,500 older people who were examined every four years between 1988 and 1999. At the fourth visit, t...

Radiation reduces cancer recurrence

...of cancer recurrence at or near the original tumor site in the rectum. In about 15% to 45% of patients who undergo conventional surgery to remove rectal tumors, they return. To prevent recurrence, surgeons have developed a technique called total mesorectal excision, in which the tissue surrounding the re...

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