Tag: "hemorrhagic" at biology news
Report: auto accidents involving deer still increasing across North Carolina
... herd dies each year from a viral illness known as hemorrhagic
disease, he said....
NIH scientists unravel clues to ebola hemorrhaging
...sease. Ebola virus is the most infamous of the hemorrhagic
fever viruses, a group of microbes found only in humans and monkeys. Although these outbreaks are not common or widespread, they have received much publicity because of their lethal nature and horrifying symptoms, which include high fever and massiv...
Novel resuscitative fluid developed at University of Pittsburgh shows promise in animal studies
...ittsburgh School of Medicine. In a rodent model of hemorrhagic
shock, all of the animals that received HemoMax survived; the group of animals that did not receive it all died, Dr. Kameneva reported. Half of the animals were treated with a plasma expander, which is commonly used in hospitals to stabilize a body i...
Team finds cell gene that helps viruses multiply
... RNA virus infections such as those that cause hemorrhagic
fever, hepatitis and the common cold. The ...ver damage and cancer; polio, encephalitis and hemorrhagic
fever. "All RNA viruses are believed to use some common mechanisms in their multiplicati...
New UNC analysis of N.C. accident records shows growth in motor vehicle-deer crashes
...les and deer will go down next year as a result of hemorrhagic
disease, which has been more common in deer this past year, and a bumper crop of acorns, which means they don't have to move around as much." Research at the University of Georgia and less formal experiences of the N.C. Highway Patrol indicated that...
Formosan termite may be top concern of entomologists of the new millenium, according to report
...-emerging diseases. "Some of these, such as dengue hemorrhagic
fever, have considerable public health importance, and their incidence and geographic spread are increasing," said Hunter. "Malaria, leishmaniasis, dengue and plague have come back, in some cases where they were thought to be under effective control....
Congress briefs: International congress on ecosystem health
...sing related to Rift Valley fever, malaria, dengue hemorrhagic
feverand mosquito-borne encephalitis. Session: T30 -- Forty Years at Lake Tahoe Paper: "Four Decades of Environmental Change in the Lake Tahoe Basin: Lessonsfor Managing Ecosystem Health" Summary: Charles Goldman, an international authority o...
Experimental Drug Derived From Snake Venom Shows Promise In Reversing Effects Of Stroke
... these three drugs are for use in patients whohave hemorrhagic
strokes, caused by a burst or leaking blood vessel in thebrain." There are sharp contrasts between the treatments, however, says Sherman. TPA is administered in a single-dose, hour-long injection and resultscan be seen soon thereafter...
Cellular Target Of Leprosy, Deadly Viruses Found
... equally surprising twist, italso appears that two hemorrhagic
fever viruses gain entry to cells via the samemole...search Institute found that members of a family of hemorrhagic
viruses calledarenaviruses, which include lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) and Lassafever v...
Study Provides Guidance For Treating Patients With Brain Aneurysms
...eases blood intothe spaces of the brain, causing a hemorrhagic
stroke. Although hemorrhagicstrokes account for only about 20 percent of all strokes, they are much moresevere than other strokes and are fatal more than 50 percent of the time. Thestandard treatment for UIAs at risk for rupture is surgery. But su...
Testing Sought For Brighteners, Natural Substance In Spices, Cosmetic Chemical, Three Herbs, A Natural Oil And A Fertilizer
...ed States, is sometimesadvocated for digestive and hemorrhagic
disorders, upper respiratory congestion, mucous membraneinflammation, skin and eye problems and cancer.Itsconstituent alkaloids berberine and hydrastinewould also be studied. Saw palmetto, the sixth largest-selling herbaldietary supplement in the Uni...
Duke Researchers Find Second Gene Linked To Blood Vessel Disorder
...ptorlike kinase 1 (ALK1) to the disease hereditary hemorrhagic
telangiectasia(HHT), a bleeding disorder that strikes 1 in 40,000 people. Geneticist DougMarchuk, postdoctoral researcher David Johnson, the study's lead author,and colleagues from Duke and from six other research institutions reportedthe finding in ...
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