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Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...tis. The vaccine is currently being successfully tested in animals. In multiple sclerosis (MS) and rheumat... associated with using the neutralizing antibodies tested in the trials. First, they require frequent administration. Additionally, the body's immune system e...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...anges, came from a hospital in Bangladesh that had tested all incoming patients for cholera for 18 years, from January 1980 to March 1998. The Ellner model took into consideration recent frequencies of cholera cases, an ENSO index based on sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific and seasonal variation in lo...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...ned? How drugs are being tested? On whom are these tested and who tests them? What happens if the dosages ar...tingly missed? Or worse still if harmful drugs are tested on unwitting patients what happens? Who answers these questions? In a shocking revelation, a study ...

New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug

...unate victims. A new vaccine has been successfully tested on the pancreatic cancer victims and it has increased the survival rates in many. Vaccines are typically thought of as a way of preventing disease. In cancer, however, they are used along with other therapies to fight the disease, says expert Tony H...

Contraceptives via Internet

...s. Enthusiastic customers who bypass the tried and tested route of going through a doctor by ordering these through the Internet ignore all these side effects. However the investigators are worried about the dampening effect any harsh action may have on genuine family planners if they have any punitive acti...

Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials

...ore importantly it has had a 71% success rate when tested on monkeys. This vaccine is now ready for human testing and this may be the brightest hope for mankind against the destructive HIV. Dr.Barbara Ensoli, Head of the Department of Virology at Italy’s National Health Institute and Dr.Robert Gallo, one o...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

...age that mimics strokes in human brains. They then tested various motor and sensory reflexes to determine if the rats' symptoms were decreased, indicating that the drug had reached its target. The test results indicated that the drug had “been successfully diffused in brain tissue,” Frey said. Asked about ...

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...hen sometimes very toxic new anti cancer drugs are tested on unsuspecting victims in the name of conducting a study.A new Harris interactive study report says that an alarming number of cancer patients say that they never knew or that they were never told about the possibility of enrolling in a clinical tri...

Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis

...art valve prosthesis. The product had already been tested in the U.S, Singapore, and Germany. The valves are being produced under the supervision of Prof. AV. Ramani at the TTK’s Healthcare unit in Bangalore.Reliance Industries has been providing its manufacturing facility for making polyethylene, Mr. T.T. ...

Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink

...he addiction. Researchers at Duke University have tested and patented this nicotine drink and are now looking for a pharmaceutical company to help conduct larger clinical trials. You can put this stuff in your coffee, your peach Snapple ice tea or soda, whatever you like to drink, Eric C. Westman, an assi...

Just spice it up!!!!! Anti bacterial effects of spices unraveled in the West

...e any cinnamon. Previously the same spice had been tested and proved to have anti E. coli properties. Though the research was restricted the beneficial effects of cinnamon, the scientists were all praise for other spices as well. Antimicrobial effects of cinnamon and a number of other spices, including gar...

Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!

...icine Research at the University of Virginia. When tested for mental mathematical tests and verbal fluency tests it was found that such abilities slowed when the blood sugar was greater than 270. It was also found that all the four symptoms increased with the raise in blood sugar. Daniel Cox, M.D., from th...

Virus killer

...RNA. The efficacy of the ribozyme was being tested on animals. The cloned virus could also be used for diagnostic purposes to detect the presence of Hepatitis E virus.// For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which could be used to generate an antigen-antibody reaction, t...

Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

...th. The reliability of its prediction has been tested in collaboration with practising physicians at the major hospital in Ludwigshafen. Comparisons were made with an earlier study of ECG data on 600 patients who had suffered a heart attaack, and the predicted risk was compared with the fate of these pa...

Early detection of heart attack

...he traditional method in 292 patients. Those who tested positive for heart damage were admitted, and all others discharged. The results showed the new test is accurate and effective at ruling out heart damage within six hours in patients who are not suffering from a heart attack. Thereby allowing ealry di...

Probiotics can help

... as dietary supplements. Now a Finnish study has tested the efficacy of a particular strain of probiotic, lactobacillus GG, in preventing childhood diarrhoea and respiratory infections.Lactobacillus GG is already known to reduce the duration of acute diarrhoea in children, but there have been few studies ...

Gel prevents pregnancy

...hich is rubbed onto the stomach each day, is being tested in four countries world-wide.For many women, prote... a contraceptive". Each month, hormone levels are tested and an ultrasound done to see how much of the gel is needed to stop ovulation occurring."The gel is ...

Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels

...a form of cancer of the pancreas. The scientists tested drugs to see if they could stop the signals that are emitted to trigger the formation of the blood vessels that fuel the growth of tumours. Four compounds, known as AGM-1470, BB-94, angiostatin and endostatin, together with a combination of the last ...

Cannabis for pain

...hout significant side effects," said Dr Notcutt.He tested cannabis extracts collected from cloned plants, in 23 sufferers of chronic pain.// Subjects were mostly patients with multiple sclerosis or spinal injury. Nine had used marijuana regularly in the past, while the remainder were 'na?ve': they had eit...

No allergy at all !

...e not allergic. Sixty-five percent of the patients tested negative for allergies; the blood samples from only 35 percent of the subjects showed true allergic reactions. // " This means that two-thirds of the patients were on the wrong kind of medication to start with," Szeinbach said. This led to other...

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