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New research shows big improvement in survival after stroke

...lly and is widely recognised as one of the biggest killers in both Australia and New Zealand. In New Zealand, over 7,600 strokes occur each year, while over 53,000 strokes take place in Australia per annum. However, research into stroke rates has shown a steady decline in stroke in many industrialised coun...

Hope for major advance in fighting world killer disease

...oea but result in 60% of deaths. It is these two killers - EPEC and Shigella - that the Leicester-led project is targeting. Peter Williams, Professor of Microbiology in the Department of Genetics, and Leicester colleagues Uta Praekelt and Marie Singer, are working with scientists at the Robert Koch Ins...

Different strategies underlie the ecology of microbial invasions

...aster when the carriers are rare, whereas chemical killers can only win in a well-mixed environment when chemical carriers are sufficiently abundant. The findings show that the release of chemical toxins is superior as a resident strategy to repel invasions, whereas the release of parasites is superior as a ...

New vaccine for condition that kills 500,000 children a year

...me clear at that time that it was one of the major killers of children, and there was no effective treatment." Rotavirus is endemic and infections occur in almost all children. The severity of rotavirus infection ranges from no symptoms to dehydrating gastroenteritis that can be fatal. Efforts to eradicate...

Agilent Technologies introduces advanced zebrafish, mouse microarrays for stem cell and developmental biology research

...a shark? Those who answered that cars are greater killers win a free trip to the beach. It's really no contest, says a Texas A&M University professor. Your chances of being in a wreck are far greater than being a shark's lunch, says John McEachran, a professor of wildlife and fishery sciences who has st...

New HIV drug candidate developed in Sweden

...a shark? Those who answered that cars are greater killers win a free trip to the beach. It's really no contest, says a Texas A&M University professor. Your chances of being in a wreck are far greater than being a shark's lunch, says John McEachran, a professor of wildlife and fishery sciences who has st...

Shark attack worries? Driving to the beach is more deadly

...a shark? Those who answered that cars are greater killers win a free trip to the beach. It's really no contest, says a Texas A&M University professor. Your chances of being in a wreck are far greater than being a shark's lunch, says John McEachran, a professor of wildlife and fishery sciences who has st...

Stealth Worms May Improve Insect Pest Control

...study these nematodes -- which are actually insect killers -- not only to understand how diverse they are, but also to use them as biological control alternatives," says Patricia Stock, a nematomologist in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. "We want to see how they interact ...

Measles Deaths Worldwide Drop By Nearly 40% Over Five Years

...ate this successful model as we tackle other child killers such as malaria,?Bellamy said, noting that in late 2004, Togo’s children received four life-saving interventions at once. The landmark campaign reached over 95% of the children under-five with vaccines to prevent measles and polio, mosquito nets to p...

Genetically Modified Natural Killer Immune Cells Attack, Kill Leukemia Cells

...odifying NK cells so that they would become potent killers when they encountered leukemic cells. In order to...at made them particularly aggressive and effective killers that attacked only leukemic cells. A receptor is a protein that binds to a specific target molecule....

New Breast Cancer Test Could Save Lives

...roject, said: “Breast cancer is one of the biggest killers that women currently face. Each year, there are over 41,000 new cases in the UK alone. We are very excited about this new technology and the benefits that might come from its use.?/p> This world-leading research project is funded by the United Br...

Genetically modified natural killer immune cells attack, kill leukemia cells

...odifying NK cells so that they would become potent killers when they encountered leukemic cells. In order to...at made them particularly aggressive and effective killers that attacked only leukemic cells. A receptor is a protein that binds to a specific target molecule....

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