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A new vaccine for leukemia

...switching off the immune system to their presence, thwarting any possible attack. Professor Stephenson plans to launch a 21-patient trial of the new vaccine within six months.She believes the treatment will be without side effects, and will offer the patient immunity against their cancer for life.It i...

Vaccination to prevent strokes

...helping to form clots. Strokes are caused by clots thwarting blood flow to the brain. The authors suggest that the vaccination may help prevent strokes by creating an impulse of the immune system. A total of 342 people took part in the study. They included 124 patients aged 60 and older who were admitted to a...

A vaccine for lymphoma

...switching off the immune system to their presence, thwarting any possible attack. "Our vaccine puts the immune system back on the scent." Professor Stephenson plans to launch a 14-patient trial of the new vaccine within six months. She believes the treatment will be without side effects, and will offer the p...

"Miracle" Cancer Drug Gleevec Can be Toxic to the Heart

...king the PDGF receptor is crucial to its effect in thwarting gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Designing a drug to inhibit the PDGF receptor but not ABL, then, could still work against such tumors but not cause heart problems. “We’ve learned something about the biology of the heart,” Dr. Force says. “ABL is i...

Cigarette companies adopt devious methods to ensure customer patronage

... companies jack up nicotine content in cigarettes, thwarting smoking-cessation initiatives. Indeed many steps retrograde//, and a true mockery of the smoking bans by many nations, inclusion of graphic warnings on cigarettes and other initiatives, as companies increase the nicotine levels in the cigarettes, on ...

New Drug Blocks Influenza, Including Bird Flu Virus

...m attaching to and entering the cells of its host, thwarting its ability to replicate and infect more cells. ...ls. Although the peptide's precise mechanism for thwarting flu remains to be deciphered, it seems to work by blocking the virus' ability to latch onto a key ce...

'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio

...ortender of doom, has left a trail of destruction, thwarting the lives of millions. Amid such a dismal scenario, it is no exaggeration that we are caught in a 'do or die' situation, with no option but to halt the epidemic. 1st December 2006, World AIDS Day, is a global call for action, to put our heads togethe...

New Technology Reveals Proteins Responsible for Diseases

...ntribute to the drug resistance of tumors, thereby thwarting chemotherapy. "All the cells in our bodies contain transporters that are poised in cellular membranes and act as ‘gatekeepers’ to allow the entry of certain substances, like nutrients, into the cell and promote the export of other substances, like...

Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies can Omit Women and African-Americans

...d drug use. "Researchers' own study designs are thwarting their good-faith efforts to recruit representative patient samples," said Humphreys, whose paper will be published in the June issue of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. "If we want health-care practice to be guided by research, we're g...

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