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PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED

...ar basis of PPH and opens new avenues of study for understanding the fundamental nature of both familial and sporad...ed form of the disease takes us one step closer to understanding its causes and provides essential information that should lead to the design of more effective thera...

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

...This discovery is an important step forward in our understanding of malaria and the search for new interventions to reduce the burden 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 m...

Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists

...aid that these discoveries had been crucial for an understanding of the normal function of the brain and have resul...ike Prozac. The studies have also helped in better understanding of Parkinsons disease....

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

... only risk factors to be managed but also a better understanding of the vulnerability of the individual to specific stressors is also required and needs monitoring. So next time you are watching your favourite game “Keep your Cool!” ...

Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

...aily life.” The study, Keefe said, suggests that understanding the daily spiritual and religious experiences of patients is important in key to understanding their experience of their disease. So the in thing now is positive mental attitude and feeling stro...

Nearly all asthma deaths preventable

...ented if the patients and their doctors had better understanding of the disease. According to WHO, around 150 million people suffer from asthma worldwide and nearly 2 lakh people die due to the disease every year. Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease, often linked with allergies, that is characterized by sudden...

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

.... Sengupta said such alliance should foster better understanding and consolidation among Indian companies to equip them well to face the increasing global competition. He assured all help and guidance by the Government in making Indian companies move ahead in the export markets. He cited the case of Japan and K...

E Merck introduces Livogen Z with zinc sulphate

...Exchange (BSE), Glaxo India signed a memorandum of understanding with E Merck India, selling all the rights, title and interest in the registered trademark Livogen. This Mumbai based company, E Merck had purchased Livogen from Glaxo India Ltd for Rs 8 crore. The plain Livogen tablet as well as the Livogen Z tablet...

Action of nerve cells

...tated. Jorgensen said the research was aimed at understanding how the brain works, how information is stored and transmitted....

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...ely after the period. The research shows light to understanding the key role that female sex hormones play in a wide range of functions. Research has already shown that the time of the month can profoundly affect the symptoms of migraine, asthma and cardiac arrhythmia.The early follicular phase - the week during ...

Nitric oxide involved in high blood pressure

...ssure is always controlled and may provide greater understanding of the method. The team showed previously that increased free radical activity plays an important role in all cases of high blood pressure. They further showed that increased levels of free radicals by themselves can cause hypertension. Harmful leve...

What we can learn from dogs?

...ction in dogs and humans that may lead to a better understanding of high blood pressure....

Snake venom a treatment for digestive disease

...gestive system. The proteins could hold the key to understanding how digestion is regulated and eventually could result in better treatments for disorders like irritable bowel syndrome, gastric reflux disease, chronic constipation and digestive complications of diabetes. Very small doses of the protein caused st...

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

...or women - so there's an urgent need for increased understanding of the condition....

New gene for hairloss

...probably share a similar biological mechanism, and understanding the //hairless gene's function will help scientists figure that mechanism out. Previous work has shown that people who inherit a malfunctioning version of hairless can get an extreme form of a condition called alopecia universalis, in which eyebrows,...

Biotechnology on the lead

... of the human genome project, and developments in understanding of diseases like anthrax and botulism, will help in developing tests and vaccines that will protect society against bioterrorist attacks - as well as natural epidemics.// The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (...

How do patients benefit of clinical trials

...he informed consent process. Greater knowledge and understanding of what the cancer trial was all about was linked to having a college education, speaking only English at home, and having a nurse present during the consent discussion. It was also useful to have received the National Cancer Institute simplified con...

Garlic fights malaria and cancer

...all and collegues, though, were more interested in understanding how these disulphides worked against infection. They tested 11 different synthetic disulphide compounds against malaria.- infected cells. They also tested the effect of these compounds on cancer cells. While not all of the disulphides were effective...

Defence against free radicals

...idants. Researcher Dr Martin Brand says that, by understanding the exact role of uncoupling proteins in cells, new therapies could be developed. “For example, we might be able to decrease cellular ageing by using chemicals that switch these proteins on,” he said. “However, we need to do more research to find pra...

Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight

... up new areas of research that will lead to better understanding of the causes of low birth weight and ultimately lead to reducing the tragedy of infant mortality....

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(Date:4/18/2014)... LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 21, 2014) -- A group ... of Medicine and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging ... on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson,s disease ... Psychiatry Research , the study, which assessed cognitive ... found that the dopamine replacement therapy commonly used ...
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