Tag: "hiding" at medical news
'Silent' HIV Infection Lasts A Lifetime
...immunodeficiency virus) evades anti-viral drugs by hiding
in the immune system,infecting certain white blood cells, called T cells, and then going to sleep, orturning off. In the May Nature Medicine, the same team reports this silentinfection persists for a lifetime. "This doesn't mean a cure for HI...
Researchers discover treatment that delays onset of insulin-dependent diabetes
...e. The researchers' findings prove that masking or hiding
the foreign nature of theaffected cells, in particular a protein named glutamic acid decarboxylase orGAD, from the immune system could prevent the immunological process that causesdiabetes. Dr. Kim and his research group produced a naturally-occurrin...
Novel approach may roust HIV from its hiding places
..." that siphons protease inhibitors away from HIV's hiding
places in the brain and testes may offer a new way to enhance antiviral therapy for people with AIDS. The challenge of finding ways to penetrate these sanctuary sites in the body has been critical as scientists try to determine whether HIV ever can b...
'Bird brains' take heart-our feathered friends are no slouch at cognition
...ested that the birds use a third landmark for each hiding
place, which seems to help orient them. The third landmark may be necessary because the birds' internal compass has a certain amount of error, according to Kamil. Scaling down to the neurons involved in navigation, new findings have given Bingman an ...
Case study highlights importance of early detection of testicular cancer
...ighlights how young men put their lives at risk by hiding
large testicular lumps. HD de Boer and colleagues from UMC St Radboud, Nijmegen, Netherlands, describe a case in which a young man was in a motor-vehicle accident. He was examined by his family doctor who noted only minor injuries. Unexpectedly, the ...
UCLA scientists invent search-and-destroy method to flush HIV out of hiding places in body
...ue to switch on and drive hibernating HIV from its hiding
places in the body. Reported in the September iss...indings show potential for flushing HIV out of its hiding
places in the body," said Dr. Jerome Zack, principal investigator and associate director of basic sc...
Novel delivery system devised for toxoplasmosis treatment
... central nervous system, including the eyes, often hiding
within cysts inside the host's cells. The researchers (including Benjamin Samuels, Doug Mack and Ernest Mui in McLeod's laboratory and Brian Hearn in the Wender laboratory) found that the short chains of arginine could deliver attached triclosan to e...
People are of 'two minds' on moral judgments
You and your fellow townspeople are hiding
in a cellar from marauding soldiers. Your baby starts to cry, which would alert the soldiers to your presence. The only way to save yourself and the others is to smother your baby. What do you do? Making such tough personal moral judgments involves n...
Hiding drugs in food in nursing homes is common
...onsent, it was recorded, along with the reason for hiding
the drugs. They found that 11% of the patients in regular nursing homes and 17% of the patients in special care units received drugs mixed in their food or beverages at least once during seven days. In 95% of cases, this practice was routine, but was...
Encryption, data hiding and watermarking: Subject of new book by NJIT expert
...ht use it to mask their messages: it's called data hiding
- the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, pr...s 2004), develops a theoretical framework for data hiding
techniques, including watermarking. Encryption and data hiding
are two technologies that play major...