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NIAID Doctor Successfully Treats Longest Case Of Malaria Infection On Record
...ic to malaria. Although these symptoms spontaneously
resolved after she discontinued treatment, the enl...bout age 3, and that the disease was untreated but spontaneously
resolved. Thus, concludes Dr. Vinetz, its most likely that the patient had been infected...
'Rolling Circles' Provide New Way to Amplify and Detect DNA
...e keeps going until it runs out of raw material or spontaneously
falls off. "This is how some viruses replicate themselves," says Kool."We tapped methods that have been proven over millions of yearsof evolutionary engineering." Scientists currently use various other techniques to reproduce DNA. In PCR,...
Colon Cancer Linked To Genes, Not Lifestyle
...ng their lifetimes, either died spontaneously
or were euthanized due to severe illness. Autopsy data revealed that most of the diseases appeared to be brought on by old age and predisposing genetic factors, versus env...
First Selenium-Based Orally-Active Antihypertensive May Lead To New Family Of Therapeutic Agents
...ration facilitatedtesting in a strain of rats that spontaneously
develops high bloodpressure, confirming the compounds' antihypertensive effects. "We now have clear evidence that these molecules act on theperipheral nervous system and allow the blood vessels to relaxsufficiently so that blood flow increases," May...
Merging Physics And Neuroscience: First Evidence Of Self-Organized Criticality In Brain Networks
...describes complexsystems far from equilibrium that spontaneously
move toward acritical state without external tuning. While the implications of the work remain unclear, theresearchers believe further study could lead to new insights intodisease processes, improved techniques for diagnosing diseases ofthe brain,...
ORNL Mice Helping Researchers Isolate, Identify Causes Of Cancer
...other illnesses in people. "Lymphomas that develop spontaneously
in the mouse are very useful for ourstudies because mouse leukemias and lymphomas are very similar to humanleukemias," said Monica Justice, a genetics researcher in ORNL's BiologyDivision. "In addition, mouse lymphomas have genetic characteristics th...
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