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A Porcine Dolly

...that porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERV) can be transmitted across species. These viruses cause no disease in their host or, so far, in mice or men. But cause for concern comes from their close relation to other type C retroviruses that cause leukemia in various species -- and from the fact that another type ...

Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...den of this devastating disease. P. falciparum is transmitted through the bite of mosquitoes infected with the parasite. After the malaria parasite infects a human red blood cell, it must get many nutrients-proteins, sugars and precursors for DNA-to survive and grow. While it obtains some of these by digesting ...

Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population

...ing and drug use, complications caused by sexually transmitted diseases, and the nation's overall worsening health. "People must understand that health is an important factor of social well-being, and a responsible attitude to one's health, especially among teen-agers, needs to increase," she told a news confe...

Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens

...o healthy sexual behavior, they say. With sexually transmitted diseases making a come back in terms of number of cases reported and with ever increasing abortions sparking a major international debate, abstinence has caught the fancy of teens the world over. But some are cynical about the whole exercise and th...

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

...Topics most frequently researched include sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), diet, exercise, sexual behaviors, violence and alcohol use, among others. Boys were just as likely to turn on their computers in search of health-related answers as girls. Ethnicity, the mother's education, and the teen's own health ...

Gene Therapy shows promise in treating Hemophilia

...atment of hemophilia. This disease is genetically transmitted and is characterised by excessive bleeding. Researchers belive this study could some day be applied to treat other diseases such as diabetes. For thousands of hemophiliacs around the world, this treatment using gene therapy will come as a life savi...

Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed

...The disease is present in the urine of rats and is transmitted to humans through dogs, cattle and on contact with contaminated water....

New scalpel probes into cancer

...a difference in output frequency by a receiver and transmitted by optical fibre to a laptop computer. An algori...in the scalpel's handle. Information would then be transmitted from the scalpel to the computer by optical fibre.This new recovery might prove a boon for the surge...

Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria

Malaria is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes.It is characterised by fever, chills,followed by excessive sweating . Sometimes the most severe forms of this disease can lead to death even .This is a common disease in the tropical countries.// Hence eradication of this disease invol...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

... and that it retains this ability even after it is transmitted to the next person according to researchers. When..., which were performed in HIV-infected mothers who transmitted virus to their infants, showed that the infected infants are less able to control the virus because ...

Is Smallpox Threat Real ?

...itutes of Health. // "It's a virus that's easily transmitted from person to person through aerosolized droplets...ate panel. "It is unlike anthrax in that it can be transmitted from person to person and not just a danger by a direct contact". "There are other possibilities th...

A need for new stem cell lines

...g the fear that pathogens in mice or cows could be transmitted to humans if the stem cells are used for therapeutic applications. Another problem is that patient's immune system may attack the newly introduced stem cells. One way of sidestepping the problem is through a process known as somatic cell nuclear tra...

Keys to good bone health

... building bone strength. The weight of the body is transmitted through the bones, working against gravity, and your bones respond to this force by growing stronger. Walking, jogging, dancing, hiking, stair climbing, and aerobic exercises are all weight bearing exercises. In a good bone strength regimen, these ex...

Syphilis uncovered

...ium that causes the potentially dangerous sexually transmitted disease syphilis.The discovery could pave the way for a preventive vaccine and better diagnostic tests and treatments.// Syphilis once caused widespread epidemics and is still a major cause of illness and death around the world. People with syphilis...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...t into an electrical signal that is electronically transmitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals conveying he image to the brain. ...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...t into an electrical signal that is electronically transmitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals conveying he image to the brain. ...

Ulcer causing bug found in stored food

...he bacterium Helicobacter pylori is believed to be transmitted orally by ingesting food or water infected with fecal matter. Christie Jack, a research assistant at the Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute, the bacteria probably contaminated the food products during handling in the store or slaught...

New cholera strain identified

...d Japan early this year. The new cholera pathogen, transmitted through sea food, has become a major cause of concern for scientists across the world. // The reason behind its spread through sea food was unknown and unexplained till Indians made the discovery. “We received calls from the US asking us to help the...

Advanced STD programs required

...ended to reduce the number of people with sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. That is the question re...ubstantially reduce the global threat of [sexually transmitted infections] and HIV. Eight of the interventions reviewed set out to reduce the incidence of STI. Of...

Answer on SARS 3 to 4 weeks away

...// They also said it isn't clear whether SARS is transmitted through feces, urine, blood or a combination and why some sufferers have infected more than 20 people. China has been criticized for delaying information about SARS. Health matters are normally the responsibility of the provinces, and the government ...

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