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Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults

... households that use them, but also members of the surrounding community. This is because they kill adult mosquitoes directly or force them to undertake longer, more hazardous foraging expeditions in search of blood to feed on and aquatic habitats in which to breed," Dr Killeen said. The findings of the study ...

Same-sex Marriage: Shahzina Tariq Vows to Live With groom

...humail Raj, the bridegroom , after the controversy surrounding their marriage ends. Recording her statement before civil judge Syed Hassan Abbas Rizvi, Shahzina said she was not abducted by anyone, adding that their marriage took place with mutual consent. I called Shumail and wished to be his life partner a...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...a with cellular scale resolution without affecting surrounding tissue or nearby blood vessels is key," Davalos said. "IRE shows remarkable promise as a "minimally invasive, inexpensive surgical technique to treat cancer. It has the advantages that it is easy to apply, is not affected by local blood flow, and ...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...to do them correctly," Foote said. The publicity surrounding the date will only help the city's ever-popular marriage industry, Foote said. "I do believe that Las Vegas can be a great place to be married if you choose a location that takes marriage seriously," Foote said. "There are great prices, great hotel...

40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug

...ared to be aware of and concerned by - the issues surrounding off-label prescribing to children says co-author Dr James McLay. What did concern us was that only 40 per cent of pharmacists said they had dispensed off-label medicines to children in the month before the survey.Having reviewed primary care prescri...

Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly

...d buffering aquatic habitats from chemical runoff, surrounding wetland areas with 150 to 300 meters of forest or natural grassland, and creating a diversity of pond types that mimic natural wetlands. A recent study by Semlitsch, Boone and Cory Mosby, a senior at MU, built on these suggestions, and found that ...

The Importance of Junk DNA

...enes into a patient, without also transferring the surrounding genomic sequences which give structure or meaning to these genes, would render gene therapy ineffective....

Tumor Painting to Fight Against Cancer

...he cancerous cells during surgery without injuring surrounding healthy tissue. This is particularly significant...s 1 millimeter in diameter without lighting up the surrounding normal brain tissue. In a prostate cancer model, as few as 200 cancer cells traveling in a mouse lym...

Scorpion Venom may Help Treat Cancer

...to remove every bit of cancer without damaging the surrounding healthy tissue. This is especially important in the brain, where 80 percent of recurring malignant tumours appear at the edges of the surgical site. The paint marks out tumours with at least 500 times more sensitivity than a magnetic resonance imag...

Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says

...g for a transplant. "Compounding this are issues surrounding consent, which often reduces this number further." To meet demand for organs, the number of people on the NHS donor register would need to treble, Sir Liam said. "I believe we can only do this through changing the legislation to an opt-out system...

Motorists Getting Greyer, Greener, Thriftier: Nissan's Ghosn

... for the car," he added, noting the big media buzz surrounding the possibility of Nissan and Renault developing a 3,000-dollar car in India. "If you can bring (out) a 3,000-dollar car you're going to make the car more popular," he told the engineers, predicting that the next decade would be "the golden years i...

Scientists Develop Artificial Blood Vessels for Vascular Grafts in Mice

...xtensive remodelling of the MDSC-seeded polymer by surrounding tissue, exhibiting tissue formation that is consistent with a mature artery. Dr. Vorp says that the new findings demonstrate the feasibility of developing MDSC-seeded tissue-engineered vascular grafts for eventual human application. The next step...

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...y can breed multiple generations of mice with loxP surrounding various large stretches of DNA. Then the first part of the new method is used: The mice are bred with mice that carry the Cre gene so any large stretch of DNA that is located between two short pieces of loxP DNA can be mutated. Because the whole ...

Breast-feeding Protects Mothers from Rheumatoid Arthritis

...sorder that causes inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues, a new study suggests. While previous studies have suggested that hormonal factors play a part in the development of RA, the new study found that breast feeding for 13 or more months was associated with a reduced risk of developing RA compa...

Genetic Variations Leads to Fever After Smallpox Vaccination

...hreatening inflammation of the heart muscle or sac surrounding the heart. And a small percentage of children who get fevers after the MMR vaccine will develop seizures. We dont know whether the same genetic variations we identified in our study are also linked to more serious vaccine complications, but our stu...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

... this excitement," McDonnell said of the pageantry surrounding the run. "But I ran for the people who are struggling and trying to live with the disease, and who are going to have a shorter life."McDonnell said the return of the disease has made her rethink the way she lives each day. At first, she fretted ove...

Plastic Ban in Guwahati to Ease Flooding

... stopping people from constructing houses on hills surrounding the city, besides preserving the wetlands. "Unless we are able to stabilise the hills and prevent fresh encroachments on the hills and create eco-sensitive zones in the wetlands around Guwahati, the problem of water logging would continue. No amoun...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

...insight into how the invasion of cancer cells into surrounding tissues could be halted....

Researchers Have Found the Role of Protein in Accelerating Breast Cancer Progression

...ound that the expression of pleiotrophin activated surrounding cells to remodel the tumour microenvironment, induced tumour angiogenesis, and increased the number of receptors for different markers of aggressive breast cancers. "Breast cancers progress through stages of increasing malignancy triggered by mutati...

Should Doctors Go to Patients Funerals?

...ave an opportunity to talk about their experiences surrounding the death. They acknowledge that regular funeral attendance will not fit all doctors. It may also be wise to avoid funerals when the family is unhappy with care, they say, but suggest that asking the family for their permission to attend might fa...

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