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Bioartificial kidney under study at MCG

...kidney function can be toxic. "I have seen healthy people on antibiotics for urinary tract infections develop renal failure; that's not uncommon, but it's most dreaded in the critically ill patient," Dr. Szerlip says. ...

New push for public health, AIDS spending at African Union summit

...ent, home to nearly two-thirds of the 39.4 million people worldwide infected with HIV or AIDS. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says just 310,000 people in Africa were being treated with a cocktail of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that inhibit the progress...

Association of herpesvirus with lung disorder questioned

...in some parts of Africa and southern Europe and in people infected with HIV. Primary pulmonary hypertension is characterized in part by vascular lesions in the lung, and may lead to heart failure. Some cases are associated with genetic susceptibility, the investigators noted, but the pathogenesis of most ca...

Protein discovery could unlock the secret to better TB treatment

...rug resistant TB. In England and Wales around 400 people die each year from the disease. The top challenge ...infectious TB of the lungs infects around 10 to 15 people every year. In a study published on 1st March 2005 in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, a ...

W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

...ition of gut microbial communities among different people may be an important factor that influences predisposition to obesity and obesity-related disorders such as diabetes and heart disease. Unfortunately, comprehensive analysis of the composition and functions of these microbial communities, in health a...

It's not all genetic: Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk in mice

... will trigger a tumor there. Roughly 10 percent of people have this double protein dose as well. In the Feb...pected colon cancer suggests that IGF2's effect in people may be similar, the researchers report. A larger study of samples from patients with and without sus...

Topical treatment shown to inhibit HIV and herpes simplex virus infection

... the global AIDS epidemic, an estimated 40 million people worldwide are living with HIV, and women account for nearly half of those infected. As stated by the World Health Organization, unprotected sex is the predominant mode of HIV transmission, and genital herpes plays a major role in the sexual spread of...

Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas

...usually not until adolescence or adulthood. "Many people believe we don't have much of a prenatal nourishment problem in the United States," she added. "But poor nutrition of a developing baby can occur in many ways other than inadequate nutrition of the mother. It also can occur with abnormal development ...

Emory Study Tests Bone Marrow Stem Cells to Improve Circulation in Legs

... in improved circulation evenduring exercise. Some people are not able to repair their own vessels,however, and physicians don't completely understand the reasons why.Recent studies show that when muscles do not receive enough blood, thebody makes growth factors that stimulate the bone marrow to releasestem...

Neuronal 'traffic jam' marks early Alzheimer's disease

...lzheimer's disease and in human brain samples from people with the disease, researchers observed a character... makes up the plaques that surround the neurons of people with Alzheimer's disease. "With the findings from fruit flies as our guide, we decided to look at m...

Current human embryonic stem cell lines contaminated UCSD/Salk team finds

...iquelydifferent from other mammals studied in that people do not expressNeu5Gc*. In a 2003 study**, the UCSD researchers found that humans havenaturally occurring antibodies that are directed against Neu5Gc. In thecurrent Nature Medicine paper, the scientists found that the humanembryonic stem cells contami...

Drug That 'Tags' Decision-making Areas Of The Brain May Aid

...licated in nicotine addiction may help studies of people battling other disorders such as Alzheimer’sdiseas...ptors also gives us the potential to study whysome people are more addicted to nicotine than others,?Mukherjee said.Additional information : Chattopadhyay S, ...

Genome of deadly amoeba shows surprising complexity, evidence of lateral gene transfer

...ains. The parasite infects an estimated 50 million people and causes as many as 100,000 deaths a year -- sec...elop new tools to predict which of the millions of people who ingest amoeba cysts in contaminated fluids will actually develop the disease. "Every aspect of ...

UW's Rosetta software to unlock secrets of many human proteins

...veloped by United Devices, will enable millions of people tovolunteer their personal computers to run Rosetta during periods ofcomputer downtime.The information will be entered into a publicly accessible database,which scientists can then use to conduct research into new drugs andtreatments.Rosetta works by...

Researchers find how protein allows insects to detect and respond to pheromones

...veloped by United Devices, will enable millions of people tovolunteer their personal computers to run Rosetta during periods ofcomputer downtime.The information will be entered into a publicly accessible database,which scientists can then use to conduct research into new drugs andtreatments.Rosetta works by...

Scientists Replicate Hepatitis C Virus in Laboratory

... would have applications to the greatest number of people ?genotype 1, the major type of HCV of human infections worldwide and the type most resistant to current therapies. They constructed an HCV replica using a DNA copy of the original HCV single-strand RNA genome. They placed the DNA copy between two rib...

Scientists detect probable genetic cause of some Parkinson's disease cases

... LRRK2appears to occur in at least one of every 60 people who have thedisease. Overall, the mutation could b...sible for up to 5 percentof Parkinson's disease in people with a family history of the disorderand may account for 1½ to 2 percent of cases in individuals who...

Computers to be used to find blueprint for new influenza drug

...anies develop a better drug that could be taken by people coming down with flu to stop the disease developin...scale ?the world-wide outbreak in 1918 killed more people than the First World War itself. We may now be facing another flu outbreak, this time originating fr...

Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses

... of great apes represent a serious health risk for people in Central Africa, and a risk that can be avoided," said Dr. William Karesh, field veterinarian for the Wildlife Conservation Society and a co-author on the paper. "What we need now is improved awareness of this risk in communities where bushmeat is ...

Bacteria collection sheds light on urinary tract infections

...nical Infectious Diseases. About 8 to 10 million people are diagnosed with urinary tract infections each year. Women are more likely to get UTIs than men because it is easier for the bacteria to reach their bladder. Fifty percent of all women will experience at least one episode of UTIs during their lifet...

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