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New UVC Kit Destroys Microorganisms Including flu Viruses, Bacteria and Mold

Delivers germicidal UVC to fan coils, unit ventilators and indoor air handlers BURBANK, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new UVC Kit for Air Handlers from Steril-Aire, Inc. may be used in a wide range of HVAC applications to destroy microorganisms including flu viruses, bacteria and ...

Ibuprofen destroys aspirin's positive effect on stroke risk

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Stroke patients who use ibuprofen for arthritis pain or other conditions while taking aspirin to reduce the risk of a second stroke undermine aspirins ability to act as an anti-platelet agent, researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown. In a cohort of patients seen by...

Researchers train the immune system to deliver virus that destroys cancer in lab models

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An international team of researchers led by Mayo Clinic have designed a technique that uses the bodys own cells and a virus to destroy cancer cells that spread from primary tumors to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system. In addition, their study shows that this ...

Blundering Doctor Destroys Breast X-ray

A patient's breast X-ray was deliberately destroyed by a doctor who mistakenly gave her the all clear after reading her x-ray according //to a disciplinary panel. The doctor, consultant surgeon John Philip was working in a private clinic in Sheffield when the woman, a mother-of-two came to him...

High Testosterone Destroys Nerve Cells

Recent studies conducted by Yale School Of Medicine have shown for the first time that excessive use of androgens or steroids to enhance muscle mass or for replacement therapy//, which results in high levels of testosterone in the body can lead to a appalling loss of brain cells. High intake of ...

Virus-mix-spray destroys bacteria on Prepackaged meats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved a virus mix in spray form that kills bacteria on prepackaged meats. This approval was given last month.// Processed meats after being packaged get contaminated by the bacteria; Listeria. The approved spray is a combination of viruses ...

New Hand Gel Destroys Bird Flu Virus

Dermasalve Sciences PLC, a company that manufactures a lot of skincare products, said that its new hand gel product was capable of killing the H5N1 bird flu virus in 30 seconds.// Dermasalve Sciences added that it had received confirmation from Retroscreen Virology Ltd, a European contract Vi...

New Technique Destroys Kidney Tumors By Freezing Them

A new study by researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN has found that a non-invasive technique called percutaneous cryoablation //can be of significance in killing kidney tumors by freezing them. This method is especially useful in patients who are not considered good candidates for surge...

Sodium Nitrate Destroys The Bacteria That Plugs The Air Passage In CF Patients

Sodium nitrite is commonly used as a preservative to cure meat products. A study shows that it has the ability to kill the bacteria that causes thickening of the mucus in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. // The experiment is carried out in laboratory animal models. Daniel Hassett, Ph.D....

Stroke Destroys Nearly 32, 000 Neurons In Just A Second!

Dr. Jeffrey L. Saver, a professor of neurology at the University of California who has been conducting three different lines of research on stroke has highlighted that more than// 32,000 neurons (brain cells) die in just a second following an acute episode of stroke. In addition, nearly 14 billion ...

Gene Therapy Destroys Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Pancreatic cancer is among the deadliest of cancers, affecting many people a year and having an extremely low survival rate. Pancreatic cancer is the most aggressive cancer and there are few palliative treatments. Using a new two-pronged attack, researchers were able to destroy deadly pancreatic ca...

Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment

.... The body senses the loss of alpha cells and replaces them with new ones, which are also converted into beta cells. With type 1 diabetes, the body destroys beta cells, causing insulin levels to drop and blood sugar levels to soar. The study, published in the Aug. 7 issue of Cell , also shows that the...

FDA Ruling on Mercury Fillings Falls Short

...red. We will see FDA in court." Most consumers, and most dentists, have already switched to the main alternative, resin composite. The FDA rule destroys a dental myth that the mercury becomes inert in the mouth; FDA says the vapors from dental mercury go into the human body. Due to mercury waste, amalg...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational Celebrates 16 Years of 'Surfing for a Cure' to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

...oped at Pfizer La Jolla for treating rare forms of intestinal and kidney cancers. Its novel mechanism both cuts off the blood supply to the cancer and destroys cellular reproduction. ...

DNA-damaged cells communicate with neighbors to let them know they're in trouble

...s us begin to understand what's involved in that process." The findings also help explain the aging process Campisi said. The immune system, which destroys damaged cells (such as skin cells whose DNA has been exposed to UV radiation), is not perfect, she said. "Damaged cells that survive the activity of t...

Startech Environmental Advises Shareholders to Take No Action in Response to Friendly LRL Tender Offer

...innovative, proprietary plasma processing equipment known as the Plasma Converter System(TM). The Plasma Converter System safely and economically destroys wastes, no matter how hazardous or lethal, and turns most into useful and valuable products. In doing so, the System protects the environment and help...

Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Often Overweight

...e obese. White patients with type 1 diabetes had the lowest rate of obesity at 11 percent. In type 1 diabetes, the body's immune system attacks and destroys certain cells in the pancreas, an organ behind the stomach. Obese patients are at increased risk for heart disease and other serious complications. ...

Patients with moderate to severe periodontitis need evaluation for heart disease risk

... of Cardiology ( http://www.ajconline.org ), published by Elsevier. Periodontitis, a bacterially-induced, localized, chronic inflammatory disease, destroys connective tissue and bone that support the teeth. Periodontitis is common, with mild to moderate forms affecting 30 to 50% of adults and the severe g...

Curing Diabetes, Pigs Turn to Lions

...will lead the way by promoting awareness and financial support for our activities through all reaches of the Lions organization." Type 1 diabetes destroys islet cells, which requires people with this disease to inject themselves regularly with insulin in order to stay alive. Diabetes often leads to debil...

Living Cell Technologies' Diabetes Clinical Trial Authorized by New Zealand Government

...oducing cells which can be administered without the need to use immunosuppressive drugs. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body's own immune system destroys the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas (called beta cells). Five to 10 percent of the more than 200 million diabetics worldwide have insulin depe...

Fears About Pregnancy and cats Should not stop Those who want to Adopt a cat

...sted, the parasite can morph into one of two forms, an acute form (tachyzoites) or a latent form (bradyzoites.) The acute form divides rapidly and destroys its host cells until stopped by the immune system. For those with healthy immune systems, symptoms generally are flu-like. In children or those with...

Herb May Offer Hope for Autoimmune Diseases

...ine program and the Immune Disease Institute at Children's Hospital Boston. Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy tissues and organs. The disorders, which include multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, are difficult to treat because drugs t...

Loyola fellow receives Amgen grant to study treatments for older leukemia patients

...o previously have been excluded from such treatments. Patients will receive high-dose chemotherapy, which, in addition to killing cancer cells also destroys the patients' immune system cells. To build a new immune system, patients receive transplanted stem cells, which develop into new immune system cells....

Journal of Periodontology and the American Journal of Cardiology develop joint clinical recommendations

...r in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys the bone and tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 percent of Americans and is the major cause of adult tooth loss. While the prevalence ra...

Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection

...n in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys bone and gum tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 percent of Americans and is the major cause of adult tooth loss. And while the prevalenc...

The vulnerable cancer cell

...ossible to do genetics in mammalian cells. The cellular machinery involved in RNAi first identifies short segments of suspicious-looking RNA, and then destroys all identical copies of that RNA. The result: None of the protein that the RNA encodes for gets made. While the natural function of RNAi is to prev...

Mayo researchers help discover genetic cause for primary biliary cirrhosis

... have discovered a novel molecular path that predisposes patients to develop primary biliary cirrhosis, a disease that mainly affects women and slowly destroys their livers. Primary biliary cirrhosis has no known cause. The finding, significant because it is a first step toward developing a targeted treatm...

Prescribing sunshine for multiple sclerosis?

...ent advances in potential treatments. Multiple sclerosis (MS) results from a failure of the body to recognize itself. The immune system attacks and destroys the sheath that protects nerve fibres, as if it were a foreign body or infection. Vitamin D, which is produced in the skin in response to natural sunl...

The Diagnosis Every Woman Dreads - Ovarian Cancer

...quencies are pulsed through the body, which causes photosynthesis of the sensitizing agent, and that process explodes oxygen into the cancer cells and destroys them. The treatment is painless, non-invasive and free of side effects when used as directed. According to Dr. Jimenez, SPDT produces excellent ...

Catheter Ablation Effective in Treating Atrial Fibrillation

...catheter ablation, doctors guide a thin flexible tube through blood vessels to the heart. Radiofrequency energy directed from the tube's tip heats and destroys the tissue causing the bad electrical signals. The procedure's risks include creating fluid in the lungs or around the heart, bleeding, clots and stro...

Heating heart with catheter better than drugs for common heart rhythm disorder

...and catheter ablation. In the ablation procedure, an electrophysiologist destroys small areas of heart tissue that are responsible for the erratic electrical...eart. The tip of the catheter delivers radiofrequency energy that heats and destroys tissue. Possible adverse effects include irritation of the lining of the he...

Fat-Derived Stem Cells Might Treat MS

...inev, division of neurosurgery at the University of California, San Diego, said in a news release. In people with MS, the immune system attacks and destroys the myelin sheath that surrounds and protects nerves cells. It's believed that SVF cells, and other stem cells, may limit this immune reaction and pro...

Harmless Virus May Be Deadly to Breast Cancer

... Reovirus seeks out and destroys tumor cells, researchers say FRIDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) ...against cancer stem cells, because we have shown time and again how well it destroys regular cancer cells," Dr. Patrick Lee, a cancer researcher at Dalhousie Me...

Treating 'Complicated Grief' -- New NIMH Study Seeks 200 Older Adults Suffering from Unrelenting Symptoms of Complicated Grief for Participation in Non-Drug Clinical Trial

...and a feeling of profound emptiness that does not lessen with time, complicated grief may be more prevalent in older people than in younger adults. It destroys sufferers' lives for years, is not cured through traditional talk or drug therapies, and has seemed resistant to almost all treatment. M. Katheri...

Anti-microbial catheter to cut infection risk for dialysis patients

...st at the neck of the catheter. This in turn can lead to bladder infections and, if left untreated, the more serious condition of pyelonephritis which destroys the kidneys by turning them into scar tissue and causes renal failure. The work on the CAPD catheters has been supported by the company Martech, ba...

Insights Give New Hope Against Cystic Fibrosis

... that "are messing them up completely." As a result, the neutrophils may release large amounts of an enzyme called human neutrophil elastase, which destroys the elastic fiber of the lungs, the researchers said. In healthy people, neutrophils never release this enzyme into nearby tissue. The study was pu...

Mechanism of Alzheimer's suggests combination therapy needed

...n previous work, published earlier this year, the researchers suggested how tau tangles work together with amyloid beta to create a perfect storm that destroys neural function and memory. "Cell death occurs at a very late stage of the disease," said Brady, principal investigator of the study. "Long before ...

'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer

...e involves freezing tumor rather than removing entire gland TUESDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- A new procedure for prostate cancer that destroys only the part of the gland that is cancerous results in fewer side effects than surgery or radiation therapy, a new study finds. The so-called "ma...

Americans United for Life: Obama Administration Stem Cell Policy an Anti-Life Waste of Tax Dollars

...on embryonic stem cell research and it has failed. To pour more money into it is simply a waste." Dr. Yoest continued, "Even more, this research destroys lives at the very earliest stage of development. Adult stem cell research is helping people now. If we're going to put tax dollars into research -- ...

Hebrew University scientist develop technique for eliminating reblockage of arteries

...duate school at the University of California, Berkeley. The technique employs the biophysical phenomenon of irreversible electroporation (IRE). IRE destroys cells within seconds, using very short electric field pulses. It causes no damage to structures other than the cells themselves. Compared with other t...
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