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Transforming stem cells to lung cells

... nature. Initially, the mouse stem cells have been transformed into fully-functioning lung cells, promising repair of damaged lung tissue. The potential of stem cells - primitive cells that can be turned into more specialised cells - is now well established.// Researchers at the Imperial College Tissue Engineeri...

Parkinson’s Drug Linked to Gamblin

...a and a dopamine agonist. In the brain levodopa is transformed into dopamine. The other study drug activates the dopamine receptor in the brain. None of the patients had a previous history of gambling. Researchers say seven of the patients started gambling within one month after their dosage of the dopamine ago...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

...r. “This is an actinic keratosis that eventually transformed into a squamous cell skin cancer,” say dermatologists. Today, Gramkow is having the rest of the spots treated, hoping to prevent more cancer. Specialists apply Levulinic acid to the lesions to make them sensitive to light. A blue light activates th...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

...r. “This is an actinic keratosis that eventually transformed into a squamous cell skin cancer,” say dermatologists. Today, Gramkow is having the rest of the spots treated, hoping to prevent more cancer. Specialists apply Levulinic acid to the lesions to make them sensitive to light. A blue light activates th...

Kidney Donors Health Can Cause Anxiety Among Kidney Recipients

...Recipients also reported that their lives had been transformed by the transplant, experiencing significant improvements in their general health and ability to do things they hadn't been able to do in years, such as exercising, driving and holidaying abroad. Donors subsequently felt an immense sense of personal s...

Quality Awareness In Hospitals Can Reduce Mortality Rate Of Patients

...onals can learn from the quality movement that has transformed manufacturing, and how patients can benefit. The new results are the first to show that this increased use of proven therapy and patient-involvement techniques can actually reduce the risk of death soon after patients leave the hospital. Source: N...

Osteopontin: a useful biomarker in asbestos-related cancer

...for the specificity of osteopontin as a marker for transformed mesothelial cells. This finding, if confirmed, would have immediate clinical applications, because the use of therapy could potentially influence survival among patients with stage I pleural mesothelioma....

Epstein - Barr virus Protein Implicated in Blood Cancer

...s can begin to proliferate very rapidly and become transformed in cancer cells. The researchers have published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Epstein-Barr virus is already implicated in diseases such as AIDS, Burkitt's lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, and nasopharyngeal carci...

New Zealand Prepares Itself For Pandemic

...chools and hostels churches and hotels may also be transformed into emergency hospitals where basic medical treatment will be provided to the patients. The Wellington Region is important as it has an international airport, and foreign visitors may also be infected. Plans are also being made wherein the passeng...

Designer Strawberries

...o the presence of Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP), transformed strawberry plants may be easily identified by visual inspection. This is the first time that GFP has been used in strawberry as a visually selectable marker. Commenting on the research, VBI Professor Vladimir Shulaev, one of the authors of the stud...

German Scientists Create Stem Cells From Mouse Testes

German Scientists claim to have transformed testicular cells obtained from male mice into embryonic stem cells//, biological building blocks that have the remarkable ability to transform into other cell types. This research led to the belief the same could be achieved in humans, helping sett...

Pluripotent ESC, To Serve As an Effective Therapy for Many Diseases

...gues reported in the journal Nature that they have transformed mouse germ cells into stem cells. The researchers, at Irvine, California-based PrimeGen Biotech, worked with immature cells (germ cells) found in testes and ovaries. Germ cells isolated from adult human testis can be therapeutically reprogramed to ...

Mouse Models To Determine The Cause Of Aggressive Leukemia

...use ALL. The researchers then transplanted these transformed cells carrying Bcr-Abl back into normal mice. Animals that received transformed pre-B cells that had both copies of the Arf gene intact were highly resistant to disease development...

GSK’s New Anticancer Drug A Huge Success In Drug trail

...ich was till now relatively small, is likely to be transformed next year with the launch of Tykerb and other blockbuster drugs, such as the cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix and Eltrombopag that is a blood-clotting agent in the treatment of breast cancer. They are also developing a lung cancer vaccine that would ...

Bacteria Can Convert Flame Retardant Into Toxic Form

...BDEs into benign components. Instead, the microbes transformed deca-BDEs into octa-BDEs and the octa-BDEs into th...that certain PBDEs found in the environment can be transformed into more toxic forms, we need to make more intelligent policy decisions with respect to how, or eve...

UCLA Researchers Transform Stem cells From Fat tissues Into Smooth Muscle

...t UCLA have announced today to have successfully// transformed adult stem cells taken from human adipose, or fat tissue into smooth muscle cells, which help the normal function of a large number of organs like the intestine, bladder and arteries. The researchers announced that their study might help lead to th...

Discontinuing Overused Pain Medications Helps Revert Migraines

...and taking preventive medications, may help revert transformed migraines to normal migraine. Transformed migrai...study was conducted on 136 patients diagnosed with transformed migraines for a year. Dr. Chin-Sang Chung and colleagues who conducted the study found that 70 perc...

Nanotechnology – to detect and treat ovarian cance

...nnis rackets…. The way things are created is being transformed by nanotechnology. But, this technology will// have its greatest influence on the healthcare industry in future. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago think that remarkably new ways of diagnosing and treating ovarian cancer can b...

Baldness is ‘gene’ deep!

...nis Headon, who led the research. "Which cells are transformed into hair follicles is determined by three proteins that are produced by our genes." "Our research has identified how one of these proteins working outside of the cell interacts at a molecular level to determine an individual's hair pattern as the ...

Agricultural Subsidies Responsible For Obesity, Says Expert

...-based oils. "The health profile of China is being transformed in front of our eyes and it's an agricultural food-led imposition of huge health problems," he said. Pakistan, India and several South Pacific countries are also battling such a problem, he said. RAS...

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