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Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered

Scientists have linked the rise in levels of S-nitrosoalbumin, a naturally occuring chemical found in the blood with Preeclampsia. This dangerous complication of pregnancy affects 10% of all first pregnancies. If untreated, this can worsen into a life threatening condition called Eclampsia in which a women has convulsive seizures during pregnancy. The research was led by Dr.Valerian E.Kagan of...

Syphilis uncovered

Scientists have identified the code for the bacterium 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 lesions are also at higher risk...

Mystery of nacrolepsy uncovered

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the understanding of one of the most mysterious of medical conditions - narcolepsy. Narcolepsy suffers fall asleep anywhere, at any time of day without warning. At other times sufferers remain conscious, but their entire body goes limp and they are unable to move.// ....Now researchers have identified a segment of DNA they believe is responsible for na...

Hospitals Health Insurance Scam Uncovered

The Health Insurance Review Agency (HIRA) found that hospitals had overcharged their patients for health insurance coverage.// .. It had received a total of 11,139 complaints last year from patients who doubted their medical fees were right. Following this they analyzed medical institutions' requests for insurance coverage submitted to the agency affiliated with the Ministry of Health and Welfa...

Grapefruit juice could be taken along with medication: the nutrient-drug reaction uncovered!

As previously thought and followed that patients on medications for blood pressure and cholesterol were not allowed grapefruit juice could change soon...Those affected can now safely consume grapefruit juice- which has lot of benefits as a breakfast regular.//..The ban on this juice for some was due to some studies that have shown it can lead to possible overdoses and dangerous side effects. .......

New Diagnostic Tool Uncovered Gene Expression Patterns in Recessive Genetic Disorders

A new diagnostic method has been discovered by two scientists Vivian Cheung and Warren Ewens from the University of Pennsylvania to study //medical disorders that are recessively inherited. ..Gene expression patterns in carriers of genetic diseases would differ significantly and this new diagnostic tool was found to depend on microarray technology to identify differences in genome-wide expressio...

Elusive Step In DNA Mutation Uncovered By Researchers

Researchers have uncovered important information about how water reacts with the guanine of the ionized DNA, a critical step in DNA mutation that has eluded researchers for decades. //In the study that appears in the August edition of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have reported uncovering an important step in DNA mutation underlyi...

Brain's Filing System Uncovered

Socks in the sock drawer, shirts in the shirt drawer, the time-honored lessons of helping organize one’s clothes learned in youth.// But what parts of the brain are used to encode such categories as socks, shirts, or any other item, and how does such learning take place? ..New research from Harvard Medical School (HMS) investigators has identified an area of the brain where such memories are foun...

Spanish flu virus – secrets uncovere

The scientists in the U.S. uncovered the secrets of the deadly Spanish flu that in 1918 took the lives of nearly 50 million people across the world.// ..The pandemic took lives of more people than the World war I. The reason for the severity of the virus was not understood then. ..Dr John Kash, of the University of Washington in Seattle and his team conducted a research by infecting mice with a...

The Anti-HIV Properties Of Green Tea Uncovered

A recent study revealed that consuming just two cups of green tea could block the advancement of HIV infection. //Scientists in Texas in collaboration with their counterparts in the UK carried out this study. ....This study featured in the online edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The study revealed that a major polyphenol called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) present in...
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