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Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

...ies are designed to 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 ...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...asement, legally-binding weddings. Never slow to spot a marketing opportunity, the city's main venues are making the most of the calendar quirk. The Mandalay Bay Hotel is offering a "777 Beach Extravaganza" package that includes a ceremony on Mandalay Bay Beach, champagne toast, a concert featuring K....

Curative Qualities of Tamil Nadus Kuttralam Waterfalls

...es. Kuttralam is both a health resort and a picnic spot for families. Southern India has had good rains and the waterfalls have plenty of water. The weather is pleasant. If you can manage a holiday, book your seats at the Kuttralam resorts, and recharge yourself. Annad, a tourist from Kanyakumari, sa...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...the relationship. Each spouse also was asked to spot a problem in their relationship, an issue in which he or she wanted the most change and which could not be resolved without the spouse's cooperation. Spouses were then asked to answer some questions about their chosen topics, including the type of pr...

Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

... unannounced visits. In total 120 trusts will face spot checks over the next year after the Healthcare Commission was given powers under the Health Act 2006 to issue improvement notices. As part of the NHS Hygiene Code, trusts are required to declare whether they meet the three standards laid down - the...

Scientists Find New Way to Kill Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

... It was found that bisphosphonates could block the spot where the enzyme handled DNA. The researchers say that the drugs steal the DNA binding site, preventing relaxase from handling DNA. Although the researchers are still unsure as to how biophosphonates destroy bateria, they believe that the drugs ha...

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

...Senior Scientific. It might also be possible to spot cells from breast, prostate, and ovarian cancers that have spread to other parts of the body in amounts too tiny to sample with an ordinary needle. The researchers are now seeking approval to test the method on human volunteers. However, Bruce Mor...

Millions Spent, but the Indian Capital's River Still Stinks

...iver that flows past India's capital, it's easy to spot bubbles of fetid gas sent up to the water's surface by rotting sewage -- and that's after at least 350 million dollars has been spent on cleaning it up. Now, with New Delhi to host the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and the sports village meant to hou...

Getting Old No Laughing Matter: US Study

...nducted in the United States, our ability to even spot a one liner deteriorates as we age. Researchers ...udy, the older group was noticeably less likely to spot the punch line. "These are statistically significant differences," she said. "Our study basically ...

Vets To Team Up With Human Health Specialists

...and in some cases, veterinarians were the first to spot them. Animals provide food and companionship, says Mahr, and "healthy animals mean healthy people."...

Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow is Successful

...throscopic surgery: I can look inside the joint to spot additional problems. Arthroscopic surgery speeds up the rehabilitation. In all published studies, return to work and play is much quicker with arthroscopic technique versus open surgery, while the complication rate is equal or less....

Harmison Ruled Out Off Test Series Due to Hernia

...nd Chris Tremlett are vying for the third seamer's spot for the first Test, which starts at Lord's Thursday. Harmison first sustained the injury during the final Test against West Indies at Chester-le-Street nearly a month ago but, after tests, England's medical staff agreed to let Harmison play on. H...

Police Raids Hospitals and Labs in Orissa

... infants were found dumped a month ago at the same spot but the police took no action. "We observed there in Nayagarh that there are lot of nursing homes which have come up and they haven't got themselves registered, and even the ultrasound clinics. How come it happened in such a district headquarter, ...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

... the rotund girl she describes is now difficult to spot in her slim form. "There are people I know who are doing things that are not good for them" because of past abuse, said the young woman. "I know for a fact that 90 percent of my girlfriends were sexually abused. What makes me different is that I'...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...arent. The military just adopted new procedures to spot these cases, too. The Walter Reed hospital scandal and problems with some VA nursing homes have led Republicans and Democrats to call for better care for this new crop of veterans. A lucky few get Cadillac care at one of the VA's four polytrauma ...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

... part in the study says Luck. Because I was on the spot I was able to obtain feedback from them while the event was still fresh in their minds. They were able to tell me how they perceived the event and how they tried to handle it. Many more episodes were observed during the study period and I was keen...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

... Healthcare Commission had said it would carry out spot checks at 120 NHS trusts over the next year in its biggest ever programme of visits aimed at cutting rates of infection with MRSA and Clostridium difficile ....

This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'

...f staying away from drugs. The programme will also spot the youth in the grip of drugs and enable timely intervention. India Takes Stock India happens to be the only country cultivating opium for medical and scientific use. Despite strict regulation, some amount gets into the illicit route. Drug ...

Tech Heads Go Gaga Waiting for Apple's IPhone

... "Keep A Child Alive" took turns holding the first spot in line. They arrived at 7 a.m. Tuesday set on buy...in the world," said Johnny Vulkan, who rotates his spot in line with other group volunteers. "We had the idea over the weekend. We knew the media would come...

The DNA That Spells Double Risk of Heart Attack

...rds of healthy people. The scientists were able to spot a series of DNA, which if present, enhances the ri...ing to design a test which would enable doctors to spot people in the risk category and also those who are genetically programmed to suffer heart attacks. ...

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