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Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

... depression actually caused the stroke, or if some unknown factor related to stroke risk prompted depression prior to the event. "Our results show that everybody who suffers depression should be concerned about their stroke risk, not just those with high levels of depression," Dr. Bruce S. Jonas of the Cente...

Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

...such situations that we rally behind each and help unknown faces come out of their misery. Let the good work continue....

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...very disastrous. Especially with the results being unknown for a very long period of time, the harmful side effects become apparent only later and at times many lives are at stake. This issue of drug trials has already opened up a Pandora’s box and it is sure to be a raging debate for a long time to come...

Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...y Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina . It is unknown whether this treatment may "unleash" harmful properties of the virus or lead to the formation of other disease-causing substances, he added. So let us wait for the day wherein these novel approach of therapy is yet another weapon for combatting canc...

Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children

...ity in Israel, told, "This disorder is practically unknown to pediatricians". Paediatricians should be aware of the possibility that increase in headache frequency might be due to abuse of even paracetamol, which is harmless. Rachel Hering-Hanit, a neurologist at the Meir General Hospital in Kfar Saba and c...

Antifever drug betters stroke outcome

...ttle research done on this perspective. It is also unknown whether lowering body temperature in stroke patients with normal temperature might improve their odds of recovery. Eventhough the a difference of 0.4 degrees celcius may not seem impressive it is noted that the risk of stroke patients dying doubles ...

Focus on DNA transcription

...n. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the// process by which the information contained in DNA,is converted into functions critical for...

Human gene number increases

...fficult to get right. The final number will remain unknown until firm biological evidence, such as gene activity, confirms each gene's existence. Such an analysis identified an extra 1,000 genes in fruitfly genome....

Hormone treatment helps obese people slim down

... but also those with low levels. There may be some unknown problems with their leptin genes or their body's ability to produce leptin. Individuals with such problems might be predisposed to become obese and might benefit from leptin therapy....

Hydroxyurea derivatives kill colon cancer cells

...nsiderable cancer cell death, but did so by as yet unknown mechanisms. In the laboratory, EPH116 and its relatives also showed activity against small cell lung cancer and malignant melanoma cells....

Water regulation in humans

...er Agre, a professor from Hopkins stumbled upon an unknown protein lodged in the plasma membrane of red blood cells and kidney tubules.After expressing the the proteins in frogs' eggs,they discovered that the eggs exploded when immeresed in water because they absorbed the the liquid much faster than normal....

Foremost gene therapy for chest pain

...ssels to bypass the restricted area. But, for some unknown reason, this process, known as angiogenesis, soon switches off again. Researchers at the Hopkins University, have been developing a form of gene therapy to try to restart angiogenesis. They injected a gene for a growth factor that stimulates blood ...

Chemical in Gila monster's saliva yields Alzheimer drug

...lso contains a chemical which acts on a previously unknown receptor pathway in the brain that affects memory. New York-based biotechnology company Axonyx Inc., which is developing the drug, Gilatide, plans to start human trials with it as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease later this year. A growing...

DNA helps in cellular function

...n. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the// process by which the information contained in DNA,is converted into functions critical for...

A question on study of Adult Stem Cell

...rids have double the normal DNA and possibly carry unknown health consequences. Researchers feel that, whether the process, observed in mouse brain cells in laboratory experiments, also occurs in animals, including humans, remains to be seen. "This suggests a need for caution with regard to the therapeutic ...

DNA transcription to be focused

...on. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA.// When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the process by which the information contained in DNA,is converted into functions critical for...

New breast cancer genes discovered

...he condition. This new research shows a previously unknown interaction between these genes and the known breast cancer susceptibility genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. In other words, they have discovered a pathway on which just one mistake can prevent normal DNA repair processes. This discovery could lead to new test...

Tremors connected to Body Mass Index

...y counterparts. Essential tremor is a disorder of unknown origins, but doctors believe it may be neurodegenerative in nature. The condition causes increasingly severe tremors over time that can interfere with a person's daily activities, such as eating. It is generally worse in older individuals. Some peopl...

New cholera strain identified

... 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 them identify what was causing a new type of cholera and diarrhoea in coastal areas of the country. The germ was simultaneously active in coastal areas ...

Useful Cancer drug stops tumour blood supply

... achieved by reducing copper levels - a previously unknown approach to controlling tumours....

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