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Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention

...k contacts), illness attack rates and deaths could potentially be reduced by more than half when compared to no intervention. This equates to a cost saving of $70,000 per 1,000 population which would save $21 billion in the US alone versus no intervention. Adding other strategies such as school closures further ...

Modified mushrooms may yield human drugs

...hat the process of producing biopharmaceuticals is potentially faster and cheaper with mushrooms than conventional technologies. Unlike plants that have long growth cycles, "with mushrooms, we can use commercial technology to convert the vegetative tissue from mushroom strains stored in the freezer into vegeta...

Avian influenza survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain

Adults who have recovered from the potentially deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza may hold the key to future treatments for the virus, according to an international team of researchers. In a study published today in the open access journal PLoS Medicine, the researchers have shown how specific...

An 'elegant' idea proves its worth 25 years later

...s own natural "waste disposal" chemistry to mop up potentially toxic nitrogen has saved an estimated 80 percent of patients with urea cycle disorders --- most of them children – according to a report in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine summarizing a quarter century of experience with the treatment. ...

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

...s on the aorta, a major blood vessel, to correct a potentially lethal aneurysm, blood flow from the heart must be temporarily blocked with a clamp. After 30 minutes, this lack of blood flow can result in the death of specialized spinal cord neurons called spinal inhibitory neurons, leading to irreversible spas...

Catching cancer's spread by watching hemoglobin

In an advance that can potentially assist cancer diagnosis, a new optical technique p...iques). Clinically, the imaging technique can potentially be used to detect the spread of cancer, since angiogenesis—the growth of new blood vessels from exis...

Does amateur boxing cause brain damage?

...ee-months rest. "Repeated hits to the head are potentially damaging to the central nervous system, and our results suggest CSF-analysis could be used for medical counseling of athletes after boxing or head injury," said Hietala. The study was extended to soccer players heading the ball repeatedly from lon...

pHLIP, a novel technology to locate and treat tumors

...e Island have demonstrated a new way to target and potentially treat tumors using a short piece of protein that acts like a nanosyringe to deliver “tags?or therapy to cells, according to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers show that, the protein fragment, called “pHL...

Maggots rid patients of MRSA

...fective treatment in contrast to the expensive and potentially toxic antibiotic remedies." ...

First clinical trial of gene therapy for childhood blindness

...e gene therapy protocols in the future, as well as potentially leading to an effective treatment for a rare but debilitating disease." ...

UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough

..., even better, the recombinant vaccine model could potentially be used for most infectious diseases and some cancers, Professor Tindle said. Playing a key role in the research group is international expert on recombinant vaccines, Dr Scott Thomson. Professor Tindle said gaining Dr Thomson's expertise was a cou...

Hepatitis E takes a piggyback

...ghterhouse. HEV, which is found worldwide, can potentially cause acute hepatitis in humans. So monitoring infection rates could help protect meat processors and vets. The disease can be transmitted by drinking water contaminated with faeces as well as by eating pork: uncooked wild boar liver is one Japanese ...

DNA-damage test could aid drug development

...formed from the bone marrow of a single mouse, and potentially from human bone marrow. Joe Shuga, the graduate student in chemical engineering who developed the assay, is in the unusual position of being a graduate student in three labs, those of Professors Linda Griffith, Harvey Lodish (a Whitehead Member) ...

Researchers develop way to calculate speed of bacterial sex

...on qualities, bacterial adaptation can also create potentially harmful bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and increase gene flow from genetically modified organisms to native soils. By developing a real-life model of bacterial gene transfer, UC-Davis researchers hoped to gain insight into the rates of ba...

Spreading viruses as we breathe

...in the air prior to drying. "This droplet could potentially be carrying a virus," she said. "The significant part of our research has found that rather than the droplet falling directly to the ground after leaving the mouth, the liquid component of the droplet dries in the air and the dry residue travels l...

Herpes infection may be symbiotic, help beat back some bacteria

...cing any significant symptoms. The results have potentially wide-reaching implications for immune research. Humans and other mammals have spent millions of years living and evolving with latent viral infections, Virgin notes, and the new results imply that infections may have altered our immune systems at a f...

Effect on breast tumors of DNA alternations in 3 genes described

..." Tao added. "Because promoter hypermethylation is potentially reversible, identifying cancers with different hypermethylation may have important consequences for breast-cancer treatment."...

The quest for an effective HIV vaccine presents new possibilities, challenges

...al burst of virus, better control virus levels and potentially reduce that person’s ability to infect other people, Drs. Johnston and Fauci assert. Vaccines of this type present several complications, however. T-cell-mediated control of HIV infection may not stave off disease forever. Additional human studie...

First demonstration of new hair follicle generation in an animal model

...n effectively control hair growth, then they could potentially find cures for people with hair and scalp disorders, such as scarring alopecia where the skin scars, and hair overgrowth....

Scientists discover new life in the Antarctic deep sea

...ersity Hamburg says, "The Antarctic deep sea is potentially the cradle of life of the global marine species. Our research results challenge suggestions that the deep sea diversity in the Southern Ocean is poor. We now have a better understanding in the evolution of the marine species and how they can adapt to...

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