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Bioartificial kidney under study at MCG

... uncommon, but it's most dreaded in the critically ill patient," Dr. Szerlip says. ...

Rush Physicians Using Gene Therapy For Heart Patients With Moderate To Severe Chest Pains Who Do Not Benefit From Other Treatments

... to improve the quality of life in these seriously ill patients with refractory chest pain," said Dr. R. Jeffrey Snell, study co-investigator and Schaer's colleague at Rush. In the new study, patients will be randomly assigned to receive the gene administered through a cardiac catheter threaded into the...

New lab technique identifies high levels of pathogens in therapy pool

...use "lifeguard lung" and which was present in nine ill lifeguards who worked at the facility. The techni...terium avium" bacterium present in pool attendants ill with hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a lung condition that mimics pneumonia symptoms. The study was p...

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola update

...om onset, patients become rapidly and visibly very ill WHO is optimistic that the outbreak can be controlled if present activities continue with sufficient vigour. All the essential containment measures are being applied with extensive international support, including more than 60 international staff dr...

Buying Time Through Hibernation on Demand

...d in humans, it could help buy time for critically ill patients on organ-transplant lists and in operatin...mbo and then reversing the process at will with no ill effects may sound like science fiction, dozens of documented cases exist of humans surviving prolong...

U-M team recovers ancient whale in Egyptian desert

...d in humans, it could help buy time for critically ill patients on organ-transplant lists and in operatin...mbo and then reversing the process at will with no ill effects may sound like science fiction, dozens of documented cases exist of humans surviving prolong...

Doctors closer to using gene analysis to help trauma patients

... burn patients are most likely to become seriously ill has worked consistently in a wide range of experimental clinical settings ?an important hurdle to overcome before the method is routinely used in emergency rooms and intensive care units. In a report published today (March 7) in the Proceedings of t...

Bee mites suppress bee immunity, open door for viruses and bacteria

... Also, sometimes seemingly healthy colonies become ill and the complete hive collapses in about two weeks. "The native Chinese bees do not have the same problems," says Dr. Xiaolong Yang, post doctoral researcher in entomology and plant pathology, who raised bees in China. "I do not recall seeing deform...

Analysis Of Human Genome To Predict The Development Of Illnesses

...ins amongst healthy and unwell persons and amongst ill persons receiving different treatment. In this way, the behaviour of these molecules at different moments in the illness is registered. Available on Internet Once the function and behaviour of the genes and proteins are registered, this analysis to...

Next Generation Body Scanner Launched By The University Of Manchester

... take advantage of the equipment, such as severely ill people who have previously been unable to tolerate the longer scanning times involved. John Atwill, Managing Director of Philips Medical Systems UK said: "The 3.0T Achieva MR system in Manchester represents the culmination of many years of fruitful ...

Late peak may have prevented severe flu season from becoming worse

...ible for preventing many more people from becoming ill than would have been expected under the circumstances if the flu peaked at the same time it did the year before. ### To see a graph showing hospital CAP admissions for 2002-2005, go to http://www.solucient.com/trendtracker ...

Study: Harmless virus kills some cancers

...ts the majority of the population but has no known ill effects, kills multiple types of cancer cells yet has no effect on healthy cells," said Craig Meyers, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. "We believe that AAV2 ...

Device traps, disables harmful bacteria

...l pool had sickened nine lifeguards who had become ill with hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a lung condition that mimics pneumonia symptoms. This forced the pool to shut down. It is now reopened. Lars T. Angenent, Ph.D., Washington University assistant professor of chemical engineering, and the Colorado e...

New tools used to control foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks related to green onions

...es from case patients and individuals concurrently ill with hepatitis A virus infection in non-outbreak settings in the United States and Mexico. Viral RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently d...

Use of Antibiotics for Acne May Increase Risk of Common Illness

...es from case patients and individuals concurrently ill with hepatitis A virus infection in non-outbreak settings in the United States and Mexico. Viral RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently d...

Large-scale Computer Simulations Reveal New Insights Into Antibiotic Resistance

...es from case patients and individuals concurrently ill with hepatitis A virus infection in non-outbreak settings in the United States and Mexico. Viral RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently d...

Disrupting Cocaine-memories To Battle Addiction

...es from case patients and individuals concurrently ill with hepatitis A virus infection in non-outbreak settings in the United States and Mexico. Viral RNA sequences from patients in the three states, plus patients involved in a subsequent outbreak in Pennsylvania in October 2003 (the latter recently d...

Less virulent strains of avian influenza can infect humans

... close contact with infected poultry, particularly ill or dying chickens. The investigators performed a serologic analysis of individuals exposed to infection during the outbreaks, collecting 983 blood samples from poultry farm workers in the outbreak regions. Blood was tested using three different tech...

Transplanting Animal Organs Could Soon Be A Reality

... close contact with infected poultry, particularly ill or dying chickens. The investigators performed a serologic analysis of individuals exposed to infection during the outbreaks, collecting 983 blood samples from poultry farm workers in the outbreak regions. Blood was tested using three different tech...

First Whole Genome Map of Genetic Variability in Parkinson’s Disease

... close contact with infected poultry, particularly ill or dying chickens. The investigators performed a serologic analysis of individuals exposed to infection during the outbreaks, collecting 983 blood samples from poultry farm workers in the outbreak regions. Blood was tested using three different tech...

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