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PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED

...ith the inherited form of the disease takes us one step closer to understanding its causes and provides essential information that should lead to the design of more effective therapies for this devastating condition. More information about Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is available on the NHLBI Web site ...

Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...veloping countries. This discovery is an important step forward in our understanding of malaria and the search for new interventions to reduce the burden of this devastating disease. P. falciparum is transmitted through the bite of mosquitoes infected with the parasite. After the malaria parasite infects...

Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

...n show off their sticker tattoos. But adults go a step further. Permanent tattoos, which are permanent reminders throughout life, in different designs and shapes, are very popular. However there is a darker side to the whole affair. The study in the United States of America says that tattoos significa...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

...d many to stop treatment. Dr. Chung said the next step would be to see if there are factors that may help doctors predict which HIV infected patients are most at risk for severe liver toxicity with HAART. The idea would be to single out those patients who require close monitoring....

Gene Therapy shows promise in treating Hemophilia

...ot cause the reaction or turn malignant. The next step is to look for ways to produce more clotting factor consistently....

Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...t be a useful treatment in the future. So the next step in this venture is to uphold trust before injecting into the nonhuman primates such as monkeys to make sure that it is safe before using them in humans. And even though nearly everyone is immune to reovirus, there is still "justified concern" about ...

Double impact vaccine

...lead Researcher describes the findings as an early step in potentially developing the measles vaccine virus into a treatment for patients with advanced lymphomas. The study involves the use of the derivatives of the Edmonston-B, strain of the measels vaccine to study its effects on the lymphomas. Dr. Fei...

Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels

Scientists have made a signficant step forward in their attempt to starve cancer tumours by stopping the growth of the blood vessels that feed them nutrients. Four drugs that disrupt angiogenesis - blood vessel formation - have been shown for the first time to be effective. It also provid...

Medications to Prevent Relapse to Cocaine Use

...g abstinence, and this research could be the first step in the development of a new medicinal approach to make it easier for a recovering addict to remain drug-free....

Detecting brain aneurysms

...as small - five millimetres or less. It's a useful step forwards for those at risk of brain bleeding from malformed blood vessels....

Drooping eyelids more common in men

...orizontally with age. The researchers say the next step is to study whether men suffer more frequently from lower eyelid disorders. The Dutch study also found that forehead wrinkles drag up the position of the eyebrows, the effect of which was more noticeable in men as eyebrows are around 2.5 mm higher in...

Coffee enhances memory

...in the morning. According to researchers, the next step is to repeat these experiments with brain scanning, to find out what effect caffeine really has on brain function and blood flow....

Stem cell research

...ent of embryonic stem cells. Their work is a major step towards the production of replacement tissues for treating neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease. Researchers worldwide have been in heavy competition over the past few years to capture the potential of embryonic stem...

Cure for blindness

...animals with normal vision. This is an important step on the way to using retinal transplant to restore sight in people. It might be applicable to those with retinal diseases like age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa. There are currently no effective treatments for these conditions. ...

Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol

...xercise can improve a person's cholesterol levels, step aerobics may give a particular boost to the "good"...seases,their small study showed that although both step aerobics and traditional,// step-less aerobics classes improved women's overall cholesterol, only th...

Baby Talk Better Than Adult Speech

...sity of Washington in Seattle researchers took one step towards settling this issue once and for all. In a previous study, Patricia Kuhl and colleagues found that adults do, in fact, talk differently to infants than they do to other adults. They were able to show this by using a computer-based program t...

Alzheimer's followed by head injury

...lved in the study, said the research was a further step towards stopping Alzheimer's disease....

Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight

...c factors may be involved. This study is the first step to understand how genetic susceptibility interacts with environmental exposures to affect infant birth weight. This study will open up new areas of research that will lead to better understanding of the causes of low birth weight and ultimately lead ...

Robots craft medical history

...According to Jacques Marceausx it is a phenomenal step and we cannot even begin to imagine the implications for medicine the surgeon who conducted the operation says.The robotical surgical system, called Zeus, is manufactured by hi-tech medical device provider, Computer Motion, for what it calls the new ...

A novel augmentation

...rog eyes and ears in a test tube, in the erstwhile step towards grow-your-own organs.The mode uses special cells taken from frog embryos called stem cells. These have the potential to develop into any specific type of cell in the frog's body - heart, skin, muscle and so on.// The major technique used by...

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