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HIV Patients May Be at Risk of Heart Problems When Taking Protease Inhibitor Drugs

...d control of AIDS. But hopefully our findings will save lives by alerting the physician to yet another side effect associated with this class of drug." Dr. Ackerman is director of Mayo Clinic's Long QT Syndrome Clinic and Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory that specializes in various diseases and condition...

Introduced foxes transformed vegetation on Aleutian Islands from lush grasslands to tundra

...aritime National Wildlife Refuge. While working to save the endangered Aleutian Canada goose, which the foxes were driving toward extinction, Byrd had noticed the differences between islands with and without foxes and speculated that nutrients might play a role. "He had these interesting ideas about foxe...

Simple drug has the potential to save many lives threatened by malaria

...a before they reach hospital, has the potential to save many lives, say researchers in this week's BMJ. E...close to home to reduce delay has the potential to save many lives, they conclude. http://press.psprings.co.uk/bmj/february/ppr334.pdf">You can read t...

PCRM develops world's first cruelty-free insulin assay

...r testing procedures--alternatives that could help save the lives of millions of people and animals." There are an estimated 194 million people worldwide with diabetes. More than 15 million Americans suffer from the disease and resulting complications. ...

Chemists identify key gene in development of type 1 diabetes

..., the compound or its derivatives could ultimately save lives, reduce health care costs and help prediabetic people, particularly children, avoid a lifetime of insulin injections, Al-Abed says. Prediabetic individuals are those who have blood markers ?either antibodies or genetic markers ?that are predict...

Towards precise classification of cancers based on robust gene functional expression profiles

..., the compound or its derivatives could ultimately save lives, reduce health care costs and help prediabetic people, particularly children, avoid a lifetime of insulin injections, Al-Abed says. Prediabetic individuals are those who have blood markers ?either antibodies or genetic markers ?that are predict...

WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas

...gue hemorrhage fever can reduce fatality rates and save many lives", said Dr Samlee. In Sri Lanka, WHO an...ly disease and early recognition and treatment can save lives. Unless proper treatment is given promptly, the patient may go into shock and die. * Sever...

Protein That Promotes Survival Of Stem Cells Might Be Key To Poor Leukemia Prognosis

...seases of childhood, such as leukemia, in order to save lives." The importance of Mcl-1 lies in the differing roles it plays in health and disease. "On one hand, this protein keeps HSCs and progenitor cells alive and multiplying so the body can maintain its needed supply of blood cells," he said. "Howev...

Infants With Rare Genetic Disease Saved by Cord Blood Stem Cells

...owing body of evidence showing that cord blood can save children with other fatal "lysosomal storage diseases," each of which stems from a specific enzyme deficiency. These disorders include more than 45 rare diseases, such as Krabbe disease, Hurler syndrome, Adrenoleukodystrophy, Metachromatic Leukodyst...

First technology to remove prions that cause vCJD from blood launched

...ly supports any innovations that could potentially save anyone from the suffering we had to endure." She also notes that although we should hope for the best, we must prepare for the worst and take every measure available today to safeguard the blood supply. Pall Corporation developed the Leukotrap Affin...

FDA Works To Speed The Advent Of New, More Effective Personalized Medicines

...tinues to evolve. FDA believes this approach will save time and resources and eliminate possible delays in the application review process because parties will be able to familiarize themselves with novel pharmacogenomic approaches as they evolve. FDA's new pharmacogenomics Web page is available . The W...

Measles Deaths Worldwide Drop By Nearly 40% Over Five Years

...m budget item in many hospitals can be freed up to save children from other diseases. “We now have the opportunity to replicate 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. ...

Supercomputers to focus brains on AIDS dilemma

...nhibitors," said McCammon. "This could potentially save many lives in the fight against HIV/AIDS." The molecular dynamics simulations, carried out at SDSC and other sites, and the development of advanced molecular dynamics computational methods in McCammon's group, were supported by the National Science ...

Infants with Rare Genetic Disease Saved By Cord Blood Stem Cells

...owing body of evidence showing that cord blood can save children with other fatal "lysosomal storage diseases," each of which stems from a specific enzyme deficiency. These disorders include more than 45 rare diseases, such as Krabbe Disease, Hurler Syndrome, Adrenoleukodystrophy, Metachromatic Leukodyst...

Gov't Creates Gene Database of Normal Human Tissues

... genomic information to the clinic. The goal is to save lives and improve the quality of life for children with high-risk cancer." Until now, no publicly available, normal human organ database has used so many tissue samples (158), or included samples of tissue from different parts of the same organs fro...

Chemists synthesize molecule that helps body battle cancers, malaria

...reater effectiveness. The molecule could therefore save patients money on expensive drugs and stretch limited supplies of antigens and vaccines. Gin and his collaborators are now exploring ways to improve the molecule. By investigating structure activity relationships, they want to strip away nonessentia...

$5.1 billion would save 6 million children

...port were calculated to obtain the average cost to save a child's life. The cost of some of the interventi...al development partners. "Can the world afford to save the lives of 6 million children each year" was co-authored by Jennifer Bryce, Robert E. Black, Neff ...

Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management

... technologies for producing charcoal in Africa can save millions of lives and have significant climate change and development benefits. The African continent, as well as many developing nations in Asia and Latin America, is dependent on both wood and charcoal for cooking and heating homes. In 2000, nearl...

Scientists discover global pattern of big fish diversity in open oceans

...ctant to put lines on the map--wrestle with how to save global fisheries and high seas diversity. "The high seas are the least protected places on this planet ?a region where legal and pirate fishers rub shoulders in the pursuit of big fish and even bigger profits," says Callum Roberts of the University ...

Poaching, logging, and outbreaks of Ebola threaten central African gorillas and chimpanzees

Experts call for $30 million action plan to save mankind's closest relatives A combination of natu... say $30 million is needed for special programs to save some of mankind's closest relatives from disappearing. An action plan drafted by more than 70 prima...

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