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Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn

...on. Nearly 20 people die each day because they are unable to find a suitable match. A spokeswoman for Levis Strauss in San Francisco, said that the ad film was meant in good humour to show how attached some people are with their jeans. But respecting the popular opinion the ad is being shelved. So much ...

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

... say even now many in the poorer countries will be unable to afford the new drug cocktail as offered by Cipla. Another argument is that counseling and close monitoring of medication is equally important, at least in the developing world, where treatment for many AIDS patients is still only a dream. But fo...

Male infertility in relation to cancer

...developing testicular cancer than men who had been unable to father children at all. Poor sperm quality was also associated with an increased risk of cancers of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum) and digestive organs. The researchers analysed the sperm quality of semen samples taken from over 32,000 men in ...

Action of nerve cells

...ignals. The experimented animals were paralyzed- unable to move, eat or// eliminate waste-when the Scientists crippled the protein UNC-13. " All our thoughts and memories are coded by chemical connections in the brain", said Eric Jorgensen, Professor of Biology, Univerity of Utah . According to a new st...

Quit Smoking

... gum and patches, while helpful to many, have been unable to keep the majority permanently away from cigarettes. Foreign studies have shown that despite treatment advances to help people stop smoking, 70% to 80% of smokers who stop relapse within six to 12 months. // But now an anti-depressant drug call...

Emotional callers hamper speedy ambulance dispatch

...onal callers, according to a recent study. Callers unable to communicate properly because of their emotional state caused the most difficulties but problems were also caused by people using mobile phones or pay-phones as opposed to land-lines. // The study, carried out by the Emergency Medicine Research ...

FDA's control is inherently weak

... filed suit against Pfizer in New York. The FDA is unable to ensure that trial participants in those countries receive the same level of protection as those in the United States. The FDA has little idea where research takes place overseas, what level of ethics review exists, how foreign researchers recru...

Common contraception

...at the sperm of mice without the CatSper gene were unable to penetrate the outer covering of the egg, called the zona pellucida. But when the researchers mixed the sperm with eggs that had the covering removed, they fertilised normally. "It might be that this channel is involved in giving the sperm's tail ...

A new contraceptive

...at the sperm of mice without the CatSper gene were unable to penetrate the outer covering of the egg, the zona pellucida. But when the researchers mixed the sperm with eggs that had the covering removed, they fertilised normally. A contraceptive designed to prevent fertilisation would not interfere with th...

Hormone Deficiency Results In Miscarriage

...t some women who cannot sustain a pregnancy may be unable to control these immune reactions. The study showed that CRH is produced by the early embryo and plays a major role in the implantation of the embryo in the endometrium of the mother. It appears that fetal or endometrial CRH deficiency could be ass...

First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback

...ft Tools partially paralyzed on his right side and unable to speak. He has been on a ventilator to help him breathe. Tools also suffered gastrointestinal bleeding again last week. Similar bleeding during the first two months after the heart implant kept doctors from giving Tools blood-thinning anticoagulant...

Cardiac diseases develop early

...cted by levels of obesity. While researchers were unable to determine the reason why the boys' data differed from the girls', they speculated that it may relate to an overall early risk, which is higher in males than females. Researchers also noted that the ages of 14 to 16 is a time span when many boys go...

Coffee enhances memory

... got the decaffeinated kind. The participants were unable to tell the difference between the two. Those drinking decaff had the usual decline in performance during the day, but those ingesting caffeine did not - they were as sharp in the afternoon as in the morning. According to researchers, the next step i...

Memory loss associated with microbes

...motorists setting out in their cars and then being unable to remember where they were going, and people forgetting they had mailed packages. About 1,100 species of dinoflagellates are known to science, a few of which produce some of the most toxic substances known. Some species are responsible for shellfi...

Syphilis uncovered

...od tests are needed.Until now scientists have been unable to keep Treponema pallidum, the bacterium which causes syphilis, alive in the laboratory long enough to work on a vaccine or better treatments. Dr George Weinstock, who led the gene mapping study, said: "The genome sequence represents an encyclopedi...

Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer

...vere learning disabilities that can leave children unable to live independently in later life. Led by Dr. Scott Pomeroy, an associate professor of neurology at Children's Hospital in Boston, the researchers found that increased activity of Sonic Hedgehog (SHH), a signaling molecule crucial to brain develo...

Chemical in Gila monster's saliva yields Alzheimer drug

...ually, most people with Alzheimer’s disease become unable to care for themselves. An experimental drug derived from the saliva of the venomous Gila monster is one of a growing crop of new drugs that are being developed to improve memory and learning. The bite of the Gila monster, a native lizard to the so...

How brain works

...ignals. The experimented animals were paralyzed- unable to move, eat or// eliminate waste-when the Scientists crippled the protein UNC-13. " All our thoughts and memories are coded by chemical connections in the brain", said Eric Jorgensen, Professor of Biology, Univerity of Utah . According to a new st...

Liver key to extending life

...walls — float around in the blood because they are unable to be processed properly in the liver. In an article due to appear in medical journal The Lancet next month, Professor Le Couteur argues that the age-related increase in atherosclerosis is due to these age-related changes in the liver. Previous rese...

Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

...r several weeks," she said. The investigators were unable to track the cause of the outbreak to its origin, but sophisticated DNA fingerprinting tests showed the strain of S. senftenberg was the same among samples taken from people infected in California, Colorado and New Mexico. Cronquist suggested the ba...

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