Tag: "host" at medical news
American College of Physicians Foundation convenes conference
...warning labels and potential solutions. To date, a host
of labeling-related issues has been found to be associated with medication non-adherence issues and patient safety....
JCI table of contents: December 1, 2005
...patibility antigens (mHAgs) are important for both host
rejection of grafts as well as the curative graft-versus-leukemia (GVL) effect. In the December 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation Harry Dolstra and colleagues from Radboud University describe a new mHAg: lymphoid-restricted histocompat...
Global meeting identifies cost-effective approaches to cervical cancer prevention
...ality, sustainable program. "JHPIEGO is honored to host
this global meeting to share the proven, life-saving strategies, innovative service delivery and training approaches, as well as community mobilization and education techniques. Hopefully we'll also inspire attending countries to adopt these screenin...
A leap forward in understanding cholera
...fectious because of recent passage through a human host
is much lower than that of bacteria from the environment, this would support a crucial role of human-to-human transmission in cholera epidemics. Hartley and colleagues found that incorporation of the existence of a hyperinfectious state into their ...
Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal
...rm inflammation which, in turn, is implicated in a host
of age-related illnesses. These include cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, type-2 diabetes, certain lymphoproliferative diseases and cancers, Alzheimers disease and periodontal disease, the researchers said. "In our past wound-healing ...
Parents advised to rethink dummy use
...s risks and benefits. "As breastfeeding provides a host
of health and developmental benefits to the child, we have concluded that, on balance, dummies should not be used but individual circumstances should be taken into account."...
Polio vaccination strategies assessed as eradication nears
... the microbes that cause them; and on disorders of host
immune mechanisms. Articles in JID include research results from microbiology, immunology, epidemiology, and related disciplines. JID is published under the auspices of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Based in Alexandria, Va., IDSA...
Cedars-Sinai researchers demonstrate a new way to switch therapeutic genes 'on' and 'off'
...ly to create an undesirable immune response in the host
and would still be functional in the presence of an infection to wild type adenovirus (a non-engineered virus that causes conjunctivitis and upper respiratory tract infections) as is present in a high percentage of patients undergoing clinical trails...
Taking an alternative approach to HIV vaccination
...ls that activate the immune system, could help the host
fight HIV infection. Increasing evidence suggests... system could help scientists develop an effective host
response to prevent or control HIV infection, according to the US study. Si-Yi Chen and colleagues ...
Identified: DNA that controls the malaria parasite's disguise mechanism
... unchanging target, the immune system of the human host
should be able to raise an effective immune response against the recognised invader. This should lead to a steep reduction in the severity of the debilitating symptoms that usually accompany malarial infection. Other members of the discovery team are...
Structure of viral harpoon protein reveals how viruses enter cells
...llapses upon itself, pulling the virus against the host
cell and fusing the viral membrane with the target cell's membrane. The fusion unleashes the viral RNA into the cell, which then hijacks the cell's machinery to make and spread more virus. "Because of F protein's central role in viral infection, sol...
Risky sex in Miami, racial influence on children's care in latest Journal of Urban Health
...tin of The New York Academy of Medicine includes a host
of compelling research findings regarding risky sexual behavior in the vacation hotspot of Miami, racial influences on the quality of children's medical care, and willingness of African Americans to use the Internet to manage their diabetes. These st...
An engineer, a dentist, a veterinarian build bone tissue
...t amorphous calcium phosphates (ACPs) as inorganic host
materials in the rebuilding of tissue. ACPs, in th...lasts), are believed to "more readily" provide the host
material for new bone formation in tissue engineering than other choices, Love explains. "By constru...
5th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC)
... leading cancer organisations are collaborating to host
the event: o European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) o The European Breast Cancer Coalition (EUROPA DONNA) o European Society of Mastology (EUSOMA) Over four thousand scientists, doctors, nurses and patients will be e...
UCSD team unmasks family of immune system invaders
...oteins help bacteria do their job of infecting the host
by warding off the body's immune system. The UCSD ... a syringe-like system to "inject" their mammalian host
with bacterial proteins. Once inside the host, these protein hijackers re-direct the cells communic...
Manchester oral health pioneer wins second major honour in six months
... prize-winners selected Professor Blinkhorn from a host
of international entrants, making him the first North West academic to win the award. Professor Blinkhorn said: "I feel very honoured to have been given such a prestigious award, which actually recognises the achievements of everyone I have been luck...
Japan's ALOS in orbit: ESA will deliver its data to European researchers
... in December and now ready for signature, ESA will host
the ALOS European Data Node (ADEN), delivering near-real time and offline data to scientific and operational users across Europe as well as Africa. ALOS has multiple objectives: to support improved cartography, especially within the Asia-Pacific re...
Web model of influenza-host lifecycles will aid scientists in creating anti-viral drugs
...ractions between the influenza virus and its human host
will help guide researchers in creating new anti-v...them. "Understanding how influenza reacts with its host
is really critical for the rational design of anti-viral drugs and new vaccines," said Dr. Richard S...
Scientists discover genetic profile of an often-misdiagnosed chronic allergic disease of children
...ating since children who suffer from it may have a host
of lifelong problems. Now, an interdisciplinary team of scientists funded in part by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), both components ...
$5.4 million grant to Yale EPH to study parasitic disease spread by female sand flies
...sed to impact mechanisms of control addressing the host
response and effective treatments in endemic areas...n development and factors required to mobilize the host
response of eliminating the parasite and the promotion of healing. "We are bringing the three dime...
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