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Common Pain Killer may Reduce the Risk of Brain Damage in Premature Babies

...n the near future. On the whole, the best way to thwart the problem, doctors say, is to do everything possible to allow a pregnant woman to bear a pregnancy for a full 40 weeks. So doctors put a great deal of effort into preventing preterm labor. But when premature labor can't be prevented, doctors do hav...

Genetic Testing Helping Cancer Survivors Fight For Their Loved Ones

...drug/hormone therapy for prevention, or surgery to thwart the onset of cancer even though they show no signs of developing the disease. In essence, genetic testing is helping cancer survivors fight for their loved ones. Dinora Niedzwiedz was tested after her mother developed breast and ovarian cancer. She...

Gender Linked to Development of Skin Cancer

...city in the females accounted for their ability to thwart a certain degree of tumor growth and spread. "This is the first time anyone has ever looked at the effect of gender on the development of UVB-induced skin cancers in such a controlled environment," says Oberyszyn. "It’s given us clear evidence of a...

Gender Linked to Development of Skin Cancer

...city in the females accounted for their ability to thwart a certain degree of tumor growth and spread. "This is the first time anyone has ever looked at the effect of gender on the development of UVB-induced skin cancers in such a controlled environment," says Oberyszyn. "It’s given us clear evidence of a...

Scientists Assess Risk of Flu Pandemic Spread Via Global Airlines

...hat the use of antiviral drugs would significantly thwart a global flu outbreak within certain ranges of infectiousness if every country in the world had a drug stockpile sufficient to treat 5-10 percent of their populations. Next, the study focused on realistic scenarios in which antiviral resources are ...

Women - Do You Consider the Condom, a ‘must-have’ in Your Hand Bag, on a Night Ou?

...; and 66% felt, having a condom in their bag would thwart the opportunity of a sexual encounter. Nearly 71% of the respondents felt awkward if a condom slipped out of their bag. Further, only 32% of the women preferred to verify the partner’s sexual past. Some even felt, it was the man’s problem to carr...

Miracle Cancer Drug in the Pipeline

...t, whose perseverance on the capacity of a drug to thwart the growth of cancer cells, seems to have paid off. Professor Chris Parish , who has been working on his ‘baby’ for the past 20 years, may just do himself and the Australian National University proud, as the drug is on the final lap of clinical t...

Telomerase Expression Linked To Body Mass

...s? If a 160-pound human must give up telomerase to thwart cancer, then what does a 250,000-pound whale have to do to keep its risk of cancer at bay? "It may be that whales have a cancer suppressant that we've never considered," says Gorbunova. "I'd like to find out what kind of telomerase expression they ...

A Novel Technique That Detects "Cancer Genes" From The Breath Of Smokers

...say, so genes can be employed as a crystal ball to thwart the disease. Lung carcinogenesis tracked by DNA methylation mapping in exhaled breath. For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that it is possible to detect DNA methylation in the breath of smokers and lung cancer patients, suggesting t...

Three-Dimensional Image Of AIDS Virus – BY FSU Researcher

... could boost the development of vaccines that will thwart infection by targeting and crippling the sticky HIV-1 spike proteins. In fact, said principal investigator and FSU Professor Kenneth H. Roux, at least two laboratories already are crafting vaccine candidates based on preliminary results uncovered by ...

Discovery Of New Molecule Could Solve Cancer Spread Mystery

...thways involved in malignant transformation and to thwart to the ability of cancer cells to adapt to stress. Lipid kinases belonging to the PI3 kinase family, made up of different isoforms, promote cell growth and survival. Aberrant regulation and activation of PI3 kinases has been implicated in several h...

Nanotechnology Could Revolutionize Cardiac Treatment

... In an ironic twist, the Rutgers approach aims to thwart a biological process that is typically beneficial and necessary. Prabhas Mogue, the principal investigator and associate professor of biomedical engineering and chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers, said that vascular plaque and inflammati...

Masking A Flu? – Wearing Masks, Only Way to Contain It’s Spred

...drive to help restrain the spread of influenza and thwart a potential pandemic. The health department had also laid out certain precautions that include getting immunized, washing your hands with soap and water regularly, and wearing a mask for those already suffering from the flu. The department's commun...

Heart Patients Use Alternative Medicine

...almost a third take dietary supplements that could thwart their prescription medications. Kline-Rogers, at the University of Michigan Health System, found that heart patients seem to be turning to alternative therapies even more than the general population, even while they stick to mainstream drugs too.// ...

New genital gel could empower women against the AIDS epidemic

...nvestigating around 60 potential microbicides that thwart HIV in a variety of ways. Carraguard, a microbicide extracted from seaweeds is already into phase III clinical trials in Southern Africa. Carraguard gums up the surface of virus and vaginal cells to create a physical barrier against infection. Other ...

Beer guards against Colon Cancer

...in ingredients in beer act on a molecular level to thwart cancer-causing molecules from doing bad things in the colon. Another researcher, Hyuntae Kim, at the Arizona Cancer Center, felt that, there might also be something in beer that prevents mutations that lead to cancer formation. Nozawa felt that his ...

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