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Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...f DNA characters form the genes and this makes us what we are and determines our susceptibility to illnesses like cancer or diabetes. Mapping involves three separate steps: sequencing, assembling and annotating the genes. In the sequencing phase, researchers identified the approximate 3.5 billion chemica...

Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...iminating incisions altogether, We are eliminating what is not necessary while maintaining the core of the procedure, which is the arterial revascularization. Eventually we want surgical bypass to be the first line of therapy not the last resort when everything else fails." In this specific case the incis...

AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...rchers and AIDS workers are sounding the alarm for what many consider to be the next big trouble spot--India."We have a very serious catastrophe in the offing, and if there's an enemy of India it's not Pakistan, it's not China, and it's not any of the other superpowers--the big threat to India is HIV/AIDS...

Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...rotein 3 (UCP3) that increases their metabolism.In what is every dieter's dream, the mice were able to eat more than normal mice but still weigh less. "Extra UCP3 increases metabolic rate. The effect it has is to increase fat combustion, so the animals are burning more fat," Dr John Clapham, of SmithKli...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

...d that patients whose white blood cell count is in what is considered a "high normal range" have a much higher risk of death after a heart attack than patients with lower white blood cell counts. But patients with elevated white blood cell counts who had previously undergone bypass surgery or coronary a...

Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says 'Dolly’ Creatos

In what can be a watershed in cancer research, Scottish scientists along with US Biotech Company Viragen Inc., have used nuclear transfer technology to harvest life saving drugs to treat many serious diseases including cancer. The same team had earlier corn...

Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

...ny health workers including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the death of Dr. Mathew Zukeviya, who was a prominent doctor spearheading the fight against Ebola in Gulu. There is no cure yet for Ebola although researchers in Paris last week reported successful vaccine tests on monkeys. M...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

... if harmful drugs are tested on unwitting patients what happens? Who answers these questions? In a shocking revelation, a study in the U.S.A. has revealed that in many instances about a third of medication errors that result in a patient being harmed are initiated or perpetuated by healthcare workers who...

What happens when Asthmatics consume Aspirin?

...nsuming aspirin is contra indicated in asthmatics, what happens if a situation arises if it is imperative to give aspirin to an asthmatic? These questions are answered by a study conducted by two doctors of Indian origin Dr. Suresh Babu, MD, DNB; and Dr. Sundeep S. Salvi, MD, DNB, PhD , From the Departme...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

...lmes says “ its elementary my dear Watson”. That’s what Farrell says! But is it really elementary? Only time and the Iowa judge will tll....

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

...re is no cause for concern. Only time will tell us what actually is in store for the Clintons....

Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

... venous drug users, the rates are even higher. And what is the cause for this sudden spurt? Hold your breath! The successful control of spread of HIV infection in the area has made the high risk gay men lower their guard and the virus has struck back with a vengeance. Aggressive prevention programmes, sa...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

...s might be an option,” Gorelick said, but he noted what works in arat often fails in humans....

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...The report says hospitals should advice doctors on what causes aggression, how to deal with it, how to come out of such situations, how to prevent such incidents from recurring and how to report such incidents. Ultimately it is a matter of communication skills, leadership qualities and crisis management. ...

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

...t these teens rush to their own diagnosis based on what they see and read and invariably end up worrying unnecessarily....

The brain loves a surprise

...erly routine, while others thrive on never knowing what the day will bring, may have something to do with the brain's "pleasure centers," researchers have found. In the study, Berns and his colleagues gave the participants drops of water and fruit juice. Part of the time, the sequence of water and juice ...

Ticks may cause more diseases

...ifornia say, may actually cause more diseases than what we presently know. Ticks carry bacteria that cause disease, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. New evidence published in this month's Journal of Clinical Microbiology implicates ticks in other maladies, including cat scratch fev...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...endent groups in Britain are now rising to support what is developing into a legal revolution against drug apartheid. Street power is giving way to Internet power to make opposition known. Close to a million signed an Internet petition in support of the South Africa government. Ellen't Hoen, coordinator ...

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

... when they were with their partners, regardless of what they were doing. Dr. Brooks B. Gump of the State ...mselves. And it did not matter where they were or what they were doing. The mere presence of the significant other calmed blood pressure. Surprisingly, D...

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

...an starve to death, causing the complications. In what can come as welcome news to millions of diabetics around the world. Vitamin E, according to the researchers protects the body against diabetes by acting on the free radicals produced in the body which cause the complications of the disease. Diabeti...

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