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Lung Enzyme Both Friend and Foe

MMP-12 contributes to emphysema, but also guards against infection, study shows WEDNESDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- An enzyme involved in the development of emphysema also defends the lungs against bacterial infection, a new study finds. It had been thought that the only thing ma...

Pancreatic Cancer May Have a New Foe

Blocking a particular gene could put brakes on killer disease, scientists say MONDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Proteins produced by a particular gene may provide a new target for treating deadly pancreatic cancer, researchers say. Experiments at the Mayo Clinic College of Medici...

Babies Can Tell Friend From Foe

Researchers say infants make distinctions based on behaviors WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals that infants who have not yet learned language can still judge who is friend and who is foe. Babies as young as 6 months old prefer people who cooperate versus pe...

Fraternal Order of Eagles Award $630,000 in Grants at International Convention

...5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fraternal Order of Eagles ( foe ) presented $630,000 to organizations across North America this week as part of the 2009 foe International Convention in Reno. The Eagles, fo...e money for our major funds ," said Pat Durham, foe Grand Madam President. "We also support organizati...

New Botox(R) Alternative Dysport(TM) FDA Approved, Ready to Rumble

...and as part of a U.S. sales agreement with the manufacturer, Ipsen. Adding Dysport(TM) to their dermal filler empire positions Medicis as a formidable foe to Allergan and their arsenal of beauty treatments (Botox(R) and the Juvederm(R) hyaluronic acid gel fillers). Botox(R) by Allergan, with an exce...

Fraternal Order of Eagles Grand Madam President Celebrates Mother's Day

...odern day mother, a working mom with a mixed family from her marriage to a widower with three young boys. She has a new appreciation for the mothers / foe members who she has met on her year long journey. "Having children around and watching them grow has been special, but not always easy," said D...

Panamanian termite goes ballistic: Fastest mandible strike in the world

... The Panamanian termite's strike is the fastest mandible strike recorded, albeit over a very short distance. Because a termite soldier faces down its foe inside a narrow tunnel and has little room to parry and little time to waste, this death blow proves to be incredibly efficient. The force for the b...

Active Video Games Help Kids Exercise

...ames maybe a good way to get children exercising. "It is reassuring to see evidence that the power of technological progress can be converted from foe to friend with regard to the health of children," Katz said. "The evidence is clear from this study that, at least in brief bouts, video gaming can co...

Lance Armstrong and 17th U.S. Surgeon General Carmona Announce National Call to Action in the War Against Cancer

...idemic that touches every single American life and costs our economy over $300 billion every year. The time has come to move aggressively against this foe and that is why I have asked Dr. Carmona to lead the Surgeons General Collective in forming a national strategy to fight cancer. This strategy will se...

Terriers Join Fight Against a Killer Disease in Humans

... is definitely not around the corner -- the disease has been as tenacious in keeping its secrets as, well, a terrier. But Westies may be just the foe in the fight against IPF requires. Corcoran pointed out that the dogs' tight breeding means genetic research could yield important clues. And their ...

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From foe to friend: Researchers use salmonella as a way to administer vaccines in the body

TEMPE, Ariz. Researchers at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have made a major step forward in their work to develop a biologically engineered organism that can effectively deliver an antigen in the body. The researchers report that they have been able to use live salmonella ba...

Burnham researchers turn cancer friend into cancer foe

LA JOLLA, Calif., October 7, 2008 Burnham Institute for Medical Research today announced that scientists have created a peptide that binds to Bcl-2, a protein that protects cancer cells from programmed cell death, and converts it into a cancer cell killer. The research, which was published as the...

Distinguishing friend from foe in the battle against cancer

The latest generation of cancer chemotherapeutic drugs specifically targets mutant enzymes or "oncoproteins" that have run amok and now promote uncontrolled cell growth. As promising as these drugs are, cancer cells with their backs against the wall have the tendency to fight back. A major goal of ...

New papers offer insights into process of malarial drug resistance

...uito netting offering uneven results, two new papers by University of Notre Dame biologist Michael Ferdig suggest that the means of combating this old foe may lie in the new tools of genomics and bioinformatics. In the papers, Ferdig points out that development of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falcipa...

The evolution of aversion: Why even children are fearful of snakes

... Some of the oldest tales and wisest mythology allude to the snake as a mischievous seducer, dangerous foe or powerful iconoclast; however, the legend surrounding this proverbial predator may not be based solely on fantasy. As scientists from the University...

Ozone intrusions -- humankind's fault?

...e stratosphere, acting as friend, it forms the ozone layer, which fends off harmful ultraviolet solar rays. During pollution events, ozone turns to foe as it interacts with other pollutants, effectively generated by factories, cars and machinery, and descends from the stratosphere into the troposphere...

Plants respond similarly to signals from friends, enemies

... Two soil-dwelling strangers ?a friend and a foe ?approach a plant and communicate with it in order.... The friend wants to trade nitrogen for food. The foe is a parasite that wants to burrow in and harm the...lar ways. The plant's responses to both friend and foe are also remarkably similar. Using high-tech mic...
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