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HIV Drug a Double-Edged Sword for Infants

Nevirapine protects during breast-feeding, but resistant disease can develop in first year, study shows,,,, SUNDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The antiretroviral drug nevirapine may help prevent babies of HIV-positive mothers from getting the virus through breast-feeding, but it also ...

Cellular senescence a double-edged sword

Scientists have identified a molecular cause behind the ravages of old age and in doing so have also shown how a natural process for fighting cancer in younger persons can actually promote cancer in older individuals. Cellular senescence, the process by which biological cells stop dividing in resp...

Anemia treatment may be a double-edged sword

Erythropoietin has so far been known to doctors as a hormone that boosts red-blood-cell production. Now, a mouse study led by Lois Smith, MD, PhD, an ophthalmologist at Children's Hospital Boston, shows it also keeps blood vessels alive and growing in the eye. The findings not only add a new fun...

Soy Products a Double-edged Sword for Breast Cancer

According to University of Illinois food science and human nutrition professor William Helferich, soy products may be healthy additions to a persons diet , and safe alternatives to hormone-replacement therapy, or even cancer-causing agents. Helferich has spent a decade evaluating the health...

Hype and Hoopla: Penis Mightier than the sword (read: Enlarged Penis)

LONDON: Think a dozen times before deciding upon a penis enlargement procedure. Too much hype and hoopla about size-lift surgeries to the Penis, advertised extensively over the internet and spam mails, // has led many size-fixated enthusiasts to the operating table. According to the researchers, ...

Saving heart attack patients in the middle of the night

...$2 million to LUHS and to Loyola University Chicago. James Dowdle, a retired executive vice president of the Tribune Co., is the 2001 recipient of the sword of Loyola, the highest honor of Loyola University Chicago. Sally Dowdle has served as co-chair of the hospitality committee of the Stritch School of M...

Blocking toxic effects could make clot-buster safer

...saving clot-busting drug tPA more than a decade ago, evidence has been accumulating that tPA (tissue-type plasminogen activator) can be a double-edged sword for a brain affected by stroke. Although it remains the only FDA-approved treatment for acute stroke, tPA can also contribute to inflammation and brai...

Lifehut.com Aims to Relax the Financially Stressed

...ind the concept of this innovative programming is psychologist Richard M. Sword, a graduate of The Saybrook Institute. For over twenty-five years, Dr. sword has helped thousands of people in post-traumatic situations, from US Veterans to survivors of plane crashes and other traumatic incidents. Lifehut's...

What is the clinical features of primary aortoenteric fistula?

...l gastrointestinal endoscopy is regarded by clinicians as a strong indicator for laparotomy. However, gastrointestinal endoscopy may be a double-edged sword when PAEFs coexist with multiple bleeding sites. Furthermore, even detection of coexisting bleeding sites by upper endoscopy or colonoscopy, even by c...

Mothers and Offspring Can Share Cells Throughout Life

...microchimerism plays both adverse and beneficial roles in some autoimmune diseases as well as the prevention of at least one cancer. This double-edged sword in turn has opened new avenues of study of the body's immune system and the possibility of developing new tests and therapies. Two of the world's ...
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News from the Battlefield of Metastatic Cancer: Epeius Biotechnologies Draws the Sword of Targeted Gene Delivery (Rexin-G) from the Stone of Chemistry and Physics

SAN MARINO, Calif., June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of a historic landmark in medical oncology and a definitive benchmark in the emerging field of cancer gene therapy. The first clinical report of its kind, L...
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Temporal

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Gall

...land to the continent. Saint Deicolus is called an older brother of Gall . (anatomy) The gall bladder. ... out of the body; yea, the glittering sword cometh out of his gall . ... (countable) A bump-like imperfection resembling a gall . ... Gall bladder stones are very common in developed c...
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University of Leicester archaeologist uncovers evidence of ancient chemical warfare

...ed CSI-style arguments that about twenty Roman soldiers, found in a siege-mine at the city of Dura-Europos, Syria, met their deaths not as a result of sword or spear, but through asphyxiation. Dura-Europos on the Euphrates was conquered by the Romans who installed a large garrison. Around AD 256, the ci...

ASU research shows connection between testosterone, dietary antioxidants and bird coloration

...” said McGraw. “The reason typically is that long tails and fancy dances incur costs. Testosterone, for example, has been thought of as a double-edged sword as it relates to sexual signals, because it enhances trait production but comes at a health price to the animal.” “This study shows that testoste...

Researchers develop way to calculate speed of bacterial sex

...aits. The swapping of genetic material between bacteria leads to bacterial adaptation and evolution; however, bacterial adaptation is a double-edged sword for the environment. While the genetic exchange among bacteria can lead to positive environmental outcomes, such as improved bioremediation qualities,...

Muscle repair: Making a good system better, faster; implications for aging, disease

... indicating that the plasminogen system likely has multiple functions. For instance, Koh noted that "the inflammatory process can be a double-edged sword for muscle repair. Inflammatory cells can exacerbate an injury, but they also can produce substances that may be required for repair. We would specula...
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Wisconsin identity theft law: A cheap plastic sword

Milwaukee, Wis. - Every week, we read high-profile stories about personally identifiable information being misplaced or stolen, usually from a laptop computer or computer network. This sensitive information is being misplaced or stolen from both private industry and the government, with little ...

Does your web site have visibility?

...e match better to the search query. Searching is often based on phonetics therefore common word sounds can play a key role. Yet this is a double-edged sword as overly simple names based on common words are sometimes completely lost. Names barely connected to common words will also connect easily to search ...
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