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New Vaccine Blocks Viral Entry In Cattle, May Have Implications For Human Vaccines
...o make antibodies. These antibodies line the cow's nasal
passages and block the virus from entering the animal. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences researcher believes the vaccine holds great promise for improving cattle health. BHV-1 infections cause abortions among pregnant cows and lead to s...
Chlamydia Vaccine Developed At UMass
...cine. Current work is focusing on development of a nasal
vaccine as an alternative to a strictly oral medication. Stuart and MacDonald worked together on the research beginning in 1979, in an effort to discover and characterize various traits of the bacterium. For many years, scientists believed th...
Columbia Biologists Match Odor Receptor To Odor; Research Uncovers How Sense Of Smell Works; First Aroma Scientists Detect Is That Of Meat
...s' proteins that stick out from nerve cells in the nasal
cavity andconnect to molecules floating in the air...lls in the epithelium, sensitive tissue lining the nasal
cavity,are capable of recognizing and responding to an extraordinarily large repertoireof stimuli --...
Common Cold Caused By Multiple Viruses
...ptoms.These symptoms can include inflamed sinuses, nasal
congestion and a sore throat. Studies done asearly as the 1960s have identified rhinovirus as a frequent cause of colds, but the number of cases inwhich rhinovirus was detected has been as low as 25 percent. Although diagnostic methods haveimproved g...
Study Shows Athletes Get No Kick From Nasal Strips
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Athletes who wear a nasal
strip thinking it will increase their air intake a...ergometer while the researchers measured air flow, nasal
ventilation and nasal
resistance under two conditions -- wearing a nasal
strip across the nostrils, ...
Antisense Therapy Prevents Burkitt's Lymphoma In Mice
...al. Other sites of involvement may include testis, nasal
sinuses,bone, peripheral lymph nodes, skin, bone marrow and the central nervous system. Burkitt's lymphoma is found in higher rates in central Africa, but isreported from many other areas. The Epstein-Barr virus, a herpes virus, has beenisola...
Cardinals Can Recognize Gender By Song, Columbia University Biologist Finds
... significantly loudersecond harmonics, giving it a nasal
quality. Amplitude is difficult to capturein the field and depends on the position of the bird and the listener, Dr.Yamaguchi said, so it's not clear whether the male song is louder. In an earlier study, she took blood samples from 30 young ...
Anti-Microbial Agent Kills Influenza Virus
...er of influenza A virus incell cultures and in the nasal
passages of laboratory mice. "These are preliminar...'s study, different liquids were inserted into the nasal
passages offour groups of laboratory mice. Control mice in Group 1 were given ordinarysaltwater. G...
Vaccine Technology Takes Center Stage In Rochester
...aders in the testing of anew flu vaccine, given by nasal
spray, that could make thedreaded flu shot a distant memory. University physician Michael Pichichero has led an effort totest in adults a version of the pertussis (whooping cough)vaccine commonly given to children. Adults in nursing homesaround Roc...
Fully Endoscopic Brain Surgery At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...w and evenknow I had surgery," says Anderson.) No nasal
packing Shortened surgery time (At present about 2 hours compared to 4 hours fortraditional pituitary surgery. Dr. Shahinian expects that time to shorten evenmore) Dramatically reduced length of stay in the hospital (At present, about 2 dayscompare...
Could A Nasal Vaccine Finally Get Rid Of The Black Death?
...hich circulates in the blood. Alpar says a nasal
spray based on this vaccine could be a viable meansof protecting people from pneumonic plague, and she is planning clinical trials."We think this is a promising approach for a whole range of diseases," she adds."We are looking at similar vaccines for...
Rare Fossil Shows Dinosaurs As Fast, Dangerous
...saurs. The fossil also showed none of the types of nasal
"turbinates" thatprevious OSU research has linked to nearly all warm-blooded animals. The only living animals that have a lung structure similar to what isbeing found in dinosaurs, the researchers said, are the modern crocodilians. Butthat ma...
NYU And Rockefeller Scientists Design Molecules That Stymie A Notorious Bug
...ess; indeed, strains of Staph regularlyinhabit our nasal
passages without causing disease. In a study published two years ago in the journal Science, Dr. Novick andco-workers reported that a peptide, a small piece of protein, secreted by Staphactivates the global regulator, and that each strain ...
Investigators Identify Suspect In Search For Stress-Sniffles Link
...severity of theirrespiratory symptoms -- sneezing, nasal
congestion and discharge, sore throat,cough, malai...tissues. Levels of the IL-6 were measured daily in nasal
secretions. During the earlyperiod of infection, the concentration of IL-6 in each participant's se...
U.S. In The Midst Of A Heroin Epidemic, But Many Overdose Deaths Can Be Prevented
... than one minute with intravenous use. Throughthe nasal
passages or injection in the muscular tissue, the peak occurs in 3-5minutes. With injection in the subcutaneous tissue beneath the skin, the peakoccurs in 5-10 minutes. The route of administration strongly affects heroin's potential tocause death ...
UW-Madison team develops technique to create flu viruses
...produce immunity where it needs to be, such as the nasal
cavity and respiratory tract. There may be even broader applications in gene therapy in areas such as cancer treatment, he says. In fighting cancer, doctors want to introduce genes that effectively kill cancer cells but will not replicate in the body...
Mercury can jump barrier that keeps toxins out of brain
...anese, cadmium and mercury can be takenthrough the nasal
mucosa of rodents and transported to the brain through theolfactory nerves. The study's other main investigator was Professor Hans Tjalve of the SwedishUniversity of Agricultural Sciences. The accumulated mercury was located by whole-body autoradiogr...
Mayo Clinic study implicates fungus as cause of chronic sinusitis
...er the last decade. Common symptoms arerunny nose, nasal
congestion, loss of smell and headaches. Frequentl...inflammation leads to polyps, small growths in the nasal
passages whichhinder breathing. "Up to now, the cause of chronic sinusitis has not been known," say ...
CIIT publishes formaldehyde cancer risk assessment
...mics (CFD) algorithms with models of human and rat nasal
airways in order to predict regional formaldehyde ...tions were in turn linked to subsequent efforts in nasal
tissues. Carcinogenic risk was predicted throughout the respiratory tract of humans by combining CII...
Cat allergy sufferers find relief in asthma drug
...ukast significantly reduced the number of lung and nasal
allergic symptoms individuals experienced when exposed to cats. Three of the 18 subjects had mild adverse effects such as diarrhea, nausea and mouth dryness during treatment with the drug. "In some people, this drug was dramatically effective, and pe...
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