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New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered

...ne whether gene therapies reach targeted cells and work as they should. "The technology is expected to help patients with cancer and other illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease. The discovery is outlined in the August 2000, issue of the journal Nature Medicine. UCLA researchers plan to test the trac...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...politely (at times rudely) asked to stay away from work once it is known that they have the dreaded virus....d health care worker is contesting his firing from work due to his HIV positive sero status. In 1997, dental hygienist Spencer Waddell's physician informed ...

When Celebrities Die

...some thinking process, will be helpful," What will work may vary from person to person, but anything that puts some pause between initial impulse and the action is a good idea. If you feel you are in real danger of harming yourself, go to a hospital emergency room." That should be good news for those em...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

... reflect on the good old year and all the research work of 2000. And when we do that the first and foremos...jority of them are already tom tomming this as the work which would fetch the next Nobel prize. Researchers at the National Institute of Health and at the...

Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...ned numbers anytime. At this moment every person’s work willmake a difference. Apart from this there are also various other things thatcommon people can do. People can donate used clothes; footwear, beddings andsheets, utensils, provision and anything that they feel will help theirbrothers and sisters of ...

Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials

... This project has consumed five years of dedicated work and employs an entirely new approach in tackling the virus. The idea is to block the virus from growing inside the body rather than trying to bolster the immune system against the virus as many vaccines try to do. TAT protein is an important protei...

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

...known faces come out of their misery. Let the good work continue....

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

... for hours together without a break. At times they work in candlelight when the power fails, but the work goes on. Many caesarean sections to deliver babies were conducted in open verandahs. On Jan 27th nea...

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

...main draw, doctors are actually taking pay cuts to work inIndia. Fortis Healthcare, which is slated to ope... Rupinder Singh, who gave up 12 years in the US to work as head of emergencycare at Fortis and Dr Nirmal Joshi, who put 15 years in the US behind him towork...

Skinny people need to exercise too

...ing heart diseases. Lean, couch potatoes who don’t work out are at greater risk that lean people who are on the move. Nearly 620 people from different races were studied and they were put through various tests. Their aerobic fitness, their weight, lipid profile and other details were scrutinized and the ...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

... The IMA and non-governmental organisations should work in cooperation with each other and a continuous monitoring and reporting mechanism should be evolved. Dr. Ketan Desai, IMA national president, said an awareness drive should be launched to prevent female foeticide and infanticide. Mr. L. K. Tripath...

IMA to create database on physicians

...ameters for grading, appoint an agency and finally work together towards the final gradation of the hospitals....

TIZANIDINE - New solution to chronic headache

...of analgesic required by the patient, it seemed to work more efficiently on reducing the frequency of the most severe headaches', said Lake. Hence don’t worry migraineites !...

Protein in urine foresees heart disease

...ion is better than cure. As a result of their hard work they have come out with number of ways to identify and stop the progression when the disease is young. And now the Dutch investigators found that postmenopausal women with high levels of a protein called albumin in their urine were nearly 4.5 times a...

Watch your weight when pregnant

...pregnant, to avoid unnecessary hassels.They should work to be in good shape for a normal delivery....

Iron supplementation for a common side effect

..., it is too soon to come to conclusions. Extensive work should prove effective....

Herbs for Rememberance

.... Many people find prolonged stress and too much work causing lack of concentration, memory loss and even personality changes. Dramatic alterations in memory and neurotransmitters are found in senile dementia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. // The fundamental cause of dementia is reduced ...

Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer

...ut 1.5 hours a week of walking, cycling, swimming, work outs in the gym or hiking - decreased the risk in obese people. Medications that normalises insulin, and keeping diabetes under control, could reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. Temporarily, exercise improves glucose and insulin responses and may ...

Silicon eye implants

...-inventor of the device, who had already done this work an year back over three people who had lost their vision due// to a hereditory condition called retinitis pigmentosa,said that implanting three more people will give them a large data. He would be doing the implant of these micro chips in one woman ...

Flaxseed fights cancer risk

...researchers caution. Further studies are needed to work out how the supplement lowers oestrogen and also to see if there is a link between flaxseed and cancer itself. Besides lignans, the fibre and omega-3 fatty acids in flaxseed could also be protective....

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(Date:7/9/2014)... common type of lung cancer, researchers have uncovered mutations ... forming tumors. The new knowledge may expand treatments for ... already are available or are in clinical trials. , ... The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), including researchers at Washington ... School and other institutions, studied tumors from 230 patients ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Researchers have found that fecal transplantation is effective ... immunocompromised patients. This is the result of a study ... Center for Women,s Gastrointestinal Medicine at The Women,s Medicine ... online in advance of print in the American ... or C. diff , has increased to epidemic ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... N.Y. Although feelings are personal and subjective, ... code that objectively represents emotions across different senses, ... by Cornell University neuroscientist Adam Anderson. , "We ... the orbitofrontal cortex, an area of the brain ... code which captures an individual,s subjective feeling," says ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... from Montefiore Medical Center and the ... will present new findings at the Alzheimer,s Association International ... in Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts will ... normality to mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The research ... established in 1980 to examine healthy brain aging as ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... have a reputation for being highly toxic, but when used ... being found to offer potential health benefits in a range ... A new compound (AP39), designed and made at the University ... targeting delivery of very small amounts of the substance to ... in Exeter have already found that the compound protects mitochondria ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... the oils produced by algae may offer a low-cost ... optimization of cost effective strategies for large-scale algae cultivation, ... Energy has developed an innovative solution to the challenge ... in Industrial Biotechnology , a peer-reviewed journal from ... on the Industrial Biotechnology website . ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Ill. With over 100 diseases that can attack ... top of the most wanted list? University of Illinois ... that more research is needed on the fungus that ... with cool, damp growing conditions but Macrophomina phaseolina ... and dry drought conditions. , "As the climate continues ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... a sparrow-sized fossil from China challenges the commonly held ... gained the ability to fly. The birdlike fossil is ... rather the remains of a tiny tree-climbing animal that ... Dinosaur Museum in Blanding, Utah, and Alan Feduccia of ... Springer,s Journal of Ornithology . , The fossil ...
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