Thursday, August 25, 2005


Scientists create embryonic cells from skin cells
Reuters.uk, UK - Aug 22, 2005 "We found they could be induced to mature into nerve cells, hair follicles, muscle cells and gut endoderm cells. And when cultured

Women's Dominance Soars. Are men left feeling inferior?
Response Source (press release), UK - Aug 24, 2005 complement your daily skin and hair care routine with a range of over 20 micronutrients specially formulated for utilisation by nails, hair follicles and the

Hair transplantation to fight baldness
Deccan Herald, India - Aug 18, 2005 Whereas in micro transplantation, more numbers of incisions are done uniformly and a few hair follicles are rooted inside them giving a uniform growth of hair.

Tick season takes a bite out of our furry friends
Bradenton Herald, United States - Aug 23, 2005 Under a magnifying glass, the tick is really scary looking. Often what we call "flea dirt" may be on the skin or stuck to hair follicles.

About face
Miami Herald, FL - Aug 24, 2005 right after you shower when follicles are soft. Draw the shape you want with a concealer pencil; pick out hairs that fall outside that line. Hair: The truckin


Hepatitis A Vaccine Urged for Hep C Patients
FOX News - Aug 24, 2005 In most people, the hepatitis A virus causes a relatively mild, short-lived infection. Almost half of these were susceptible to hepatitis A infection.

Columbus Zoo Tests confirm viral infection kills young male
Columbus This Week Newspapers, OH - 18 hours ago Final results from an autopsy show 7-year-old Asian elephant Ganesh died of a viral infection from a strain of herpes that is specific to elephants, said

Former Enloe patients become infection activists
Enterprise-Record, CA - Aug 25, 2005 While at Enloe, Ann Robinson said she contracted a bacterial infection that hurt intensely and required her to take antibiotics for months.

Hepatitis C co-infection blunts response to antiretroviral therapy
Aidsmap, UK - Aug 24, 2005 Co-infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) reduces CD4 cell count gains by an average of 33 cells/mm 3 after a year of antiretroviral therapy in HIV

Infection getting out of control
Guardian Unlimited, UK - 9 hours ago Once the potential of the virus became apparent, the rate of infection slowed significantly, but it has proved impossible to eradicate.

Protection against blood-borne virus infection places legal
Ferret, Australia - Aug 24, 2005 Now the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission s Code of Practice for the prevention of blood-borne virus infection in the workplace is a legal

Spray park infection numbers climb to 3131 in 32 county area
WROC, NY - 9 hours ago The latest number on the cases of intestinal illness from a local spray park is now: 3131 over a 32 county region. The Monroe County

Aborigines' AIDS rate more than doubles in 4 years
Mainichi Daily News, Japan - 19 hours ago CANBERRA, Australia -- The AIDS infection rate among Aborigines has more than doubled in the past four years, according to a government report Thursday that

Meth Use, HIV Infection Cause Similar Brain Changes
JoinTogether.org - Aug 24, 2005 Brain changes caused by a methamphetamine use or HIV infection could lead to impaired cognitive function, a new study says. The


Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.

No-beard policy for cops cost city 316G
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Aug 17, 2005 Each of them suffers from a skin condition, pseudo-folliculitis barbae, or PFB, a condition that many African-American men have to endure.

Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.

Ask The Doctor: Brittle nail occur due to iron, not calcium
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - Jul 26, 2005 It sometimes causes irritations (folliculitis) which appear in the form of small boils in certain individuals. In such people waxing should be avoided.


Infection getting out of control
Guardian Unlimited, UK - 7 hours ago Once the potential of the virus became apparent, the rate of infection slowed significantly, but it has proved impossible to eradicate.


New Imaging Technology Shown To Detect Pancreatic Inflammation In
Science Daily (press release) - Aug 19, 2005 to rapid assessment of the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention - has been the lack of direct, non-invasive technologies to visualize inflammation in the

No West Nile worries this year
Whistler Question, Canada - 8 hours ago Studies show that in less than 1 per cent of West Nile virus cases, people can suffer from meningitis (inflammation of the brain lining and spinal cord) or


Duke researchers uncover genetic link to stroke after heart
EurekAlert, DC - 10 hours ago genes are involved in the body's immune response to insult or injury, the researchers said that their findings strongly suggest that inflammation plays an

Salix: Colazal treatment shows benefit
BusinessWeek - 11 hours ago said Thursday that a medical journal published a study showing its Colazal ulcerative colitis treatment may reduce or prevent inflammation resulting from


Effects of Telomerase and Telomere Length on Epidermal Stem Cell
Science Magazine (subscription) - Aug 18, 2005 1B, fig. S1A, and SOM Text) (19). Interestingly, G1 Terc / hair follicles contained significantly more LRCs than did Terc +/+ follicles (Fig.

Sgk3 links growth factor signaling to maintenance of progenitor
Journal of Cell Biology - Aug 15, 2005 Hair follicles undergo cycles of proliferation and apoptotic regression, offering an excellent paradigm to study how this transition is governed.

Furry mice and tumor therapy
Baltimore Sun, United States - Aug 19, 2005 drug. When the mice were given this drug, the stem cells in their hair follicles proliferated, and the mice grew extra furry coats.

Scientists create embryonic cells from skin cells
Reuters.uk, UK - Aug 22, 2005 "We found they could be induced to mature into nerve cells, hair follicles, muscle cells and gut endoderm cells. And when cultured

Researchers devise new technique for creating human stem cells
Innovations-Report, Germany - Aug 23, 2005 Eggan. "We found they could be induced to mature into nerve cells, hair follicles, muscle cells and gut endoderm cells. And, since

About face
Miami Herald, FL - Aug 24, 2005 right after you shower when follicles are soft. Draw the shape you want with a concealer pencil; pick out hairs that fall outside that line. Hair: The truckin


Columbus Zoo Tests confirm viral infection kills young male
Columbus This Week Newspapers, OH - 12 hours ago Final results from an autopsy show 7-year-old Asian elephant Ganesh died of a viral infection from a strain of herpes that is specific to elephants, said

Rugby star helps tackle infection
ic CheshireOnline, UK - 16 hours ago John joined eight-year-old Vikings fanatic Callum Parkinson from Runcorn and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Infection Control Margaret Gunby to help reinforce

Protection against blood-borne virus infection places legal
Ferret, Australia - 22 hours ago Now the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission s Code of Practice for the prevention of blood-borne virus infection in the workplace is a legal

Health Dept. Looking at Southern New Mexico Prison
ABQ Journal (subscription), NM - 5 hours ago of Health is looking at medical and hygiene practices at Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility after some employees raised concerns about a staph infection

Cat Owners Warned Of Plague Infection
MyMotherLode.com, CA - 10 hours ago Sacramento, CA -- State health officials are warning cat owners to their pets away from wild rodents that carry a potentially fatal disease.

Spray park infection numbers climb to 3131 in 32 county area
WROC, NY - 3 hours ago The latest number on the cases of intestinal illness from a local spray park is now: 3131 over a 32 county region. The Monroe County

Hepatitis C co-infection blunts response to antiretroviral therapy
Aidsmap, UK - Aug 24, 2005 Co-infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) reduces CD4 cell count gains by an average of 33 cells/mm 3 after a year of antiretroviral therapy in HIV


Acne agony
Indiavarta.com, India - Aug 19, 2005 The oil is broken down into free fatty acids by bacterial enzymes, which causes skin inflammation and abnormal plugging of the oil glands and hair follicles.

About face
Miami Herald, FL - Aug 24, 2005 right after you shower when follicles are soft. Draw the shape you want with a concealer pencil; pick out hairs that fall outside that line. Hair: The truckin

Kasilof boy shears off long locks to donate to charity helping
Kenai Peninsula Online, AK - Aug 22, 2005 Many of the children helped by Locks of Love have lost their hair due to alopecia areata an auto-immune disorder which causes hair follicles to shut down.

Scientists sidestep stem cell dispute
The Observer, UK - Aug 22, 2005 They could then guide this experimental tissue to grow into nerve cells, hair follicles, muscle cells and intestinal lining. But

Shaggy-haired mice aid cell-aging research Unexpected results hint
San Francisco Chronicle, United States - Aug 17, 2005 Kavita Sarin and colleagues reported today that a key component of the enzyme, known as telomerase, can switch on stem cells resting in mouse hair follicles.

Sgk3 links growth factor signaling to maintenance of progenitor
Journal of Cell Biology - Aug 15, 2005 Hair follicles undergo cycles of proliferation and apoptotic regression, offering an excellent paradigm to study how this transition is governed.

Furrier Mice Offer Discovery on Active Adult Stem Cells
New York Times, United States - Aug 17, 2005 drug. When the mice were given this drug, the stem cells in their hair follicles proliferated, and the mice grew extra furry coats.

Doctor helps with appearance
Atchison Daily Globe, KS - Aug 10, 2005 That light covers a broader area and it disables the hair follicles. Hair grows in stages and the hair that you have today is active follicles, he said.

Pools in Hungary's capital are for relaxation, not a furious
Now Toronto, Canada - 19 hours ago If you're shedding, don't wear a tight hairstyle. Black women have to be careful with extensions and weaves, which can permanently damage the hair follicles.".

Behind method for activating adult stem cells, a shaggy-mouse
Stanford Report - Aug 23, 2005 in the capture of a mouse, the chemical trigger fired up the TERT, which kicked the stem cells into action, which built up the hair follicles, which started


Rugby star helps tackle infection
ic CheshireOnline, UK - 12 hours ago John joined eight-year-old Vikings fanatic Callum Parkinson from Runcorn and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Infection Control Margaret Gunby to help reinforce

Protection against blood-borne virus infection places legal
Ferret, Australia - 18 hours ago Now the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission s Code of Practice for the prevention of blood-borne virus infection in the workplace is a legal


Tarantula s Heart Remedy Clues
Red Herring, CA - Aug 24, 2005 Scientists probing the structure of these furry spiders say their study could lead to treatments for a common heart problem. New

New hope for patients with rare genetic diseases
I-Newswire.com (press release) - Aug 23, 2005 in developing drugs for rare genetic diseases, and the low return on investment, the pharmaceutical industry has rarely developed specific treatments for many

Scientists closer to disease treatments
Science Daily (press release) - Aug 22, 2005 Study: Skin cells turned into stem cells (August 22, 2005) -- The controversy over embryonic stem cell research may become moot with a procedure that turns

FDA Approves Blood Test for Patient Drug Treatments
AXcess News, NV - Aug 22, 2005 By Dave Porter. Aug 22, 2005 (AXcess News) Washington - In response to patients personal needs, the Food and Drug Administration

Putting the Squeeze on Pimples: Acne Treatments That Work
Emediawire (press release), WA - 14 hours ago Most students will bring more than textbooks, vacation stories and new jeans back to school this fall. About 85 percent will return with acne.


Effects of Telomerase and Telomere Length on Epidermal Stem Cell
Science Magazine (subscription) - Aug 18, 2005 1B, fig. S1A, and SOM Text) (19). Interestingly, G1 Terc / hair follicles contained significantly more LRCs than did Terc +/+ follicles (Fig.

Women's Dominance Soars. Are men left feeling inferior?
Response Source (press release), UK - 21 hours ago complement your daily skin and hair care routine with a range of over 20 micronutrients specially formulated for utilisation by nails, hair follicles and the

Sgk3 links growth factor signaling to maintenance of progenitor
Journal of Cell Biology - Aug 15, 2005 Hair follicles undergo cycles of proliferation and apoptotic regression, offering an excellent paradigm to study how this transition is governed.

Hair transplantation to fight baldness
Deccan Herald, India - Aug 18, 2005 Whereas in micro transplantation, more numbers of incisions are done uniformly and a few hair follicles are rooted inside them giving a uniform growth of hair.

Behind method for activating adult stem cells, a shaggy-mouse
Stanford Report - Aug 23, 2005 in the capture of a mouse, the chemical trigger fired up the TERT, which kicked the stem cells into action, which built up the hair follicles, which started


Characterization of a Chronic Infection in an Internally
RedNova.com, TX - Aug 7, 2005 One established property of Staphylococci is their ability to use quorum-sensing communication mechanisms to form and maintain a biofilm on a fixation device.

Antiseptic Resistance: What Do We Know and What Does It Mean?
RedNova.com, TX - Jul 30, 2005 Plasmid-associated nonsusceptibility in staphylococci has been demonstrated for cationic biocides such as chlorhexidine gluconate and quaternary ammonium


Investors eye diabetes cos
Financial Express, India - Aug 23, 2005 NEW YORK, AUGUST 24 : Sales of diabetes drugs are expected to almost double to $30 billion by 2009 with a host of new treatments on the horizon capturing the

Spa treatments good enough to eat
Georgia Straight, Canada - 1 hour ago From Cleopatra s milk baths to skin treatments made with blossoms and cream, it s no secret that delicious substances make tasty skin treatments too.

Best way to preserve mahogany window treatments
Mortage 101 - Aug 24, 2005 Q: We have a Storybook-style house built in 1929. It has beautiful interior mahogany window casings and sills, doors and door casings, and baseboards.

Patients to wait for cancer-busting drug
News & Star, UK - 6 hours ago in this new treatment because it has yet to win the approval of the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) which gives its okay for treatments to be

VelaSmooth Reduces Cellulite For Price
Click 2 Houston.com, TX - Aug 23, 2005 It feels like getting a massage," a patient known only as "Molly" said. She has had about a month's worth of treatments and said VelaSmooth worked for her.

Acupuncture Effective for Fibromyalgia
Forbes - 4 hours ago Nonetheless, the Mayo team expressed hope that further studies will demonstrate that a sustained regimen of acupuncture treatments may offer fibromyalgia

Scientists closer to disease treatments
Science Daily (press release) - Aug 22, 2005 Study: Skin cells turned into stem cells (August 22, 2005) -- The controversy over embryonic stem cell research may become moot with a procedure that turns

FDA Approves Blood Test for Patient Drug Treatments
AXcess News, NV - Aug 22, 2005 By Dave Porter. Aug 22, 2005 (AXcess News) Washington - In response to patients personal needs, the Food and Drug Administration

Roche to donate 3 mln treatments of Tamiflu to WHO - UPDATE
Forbes - Aug 24, 2005 ZURICH (AFX) - Roche Holding AG said it will donate 30 mln doses of its antiviral Tamiflu to the World Health Organisation, enough for 3 mln treatments.

Scientists closer to disease treatments
Monsters and Critics.com, UK - Aug 22, 2005 SAN BRUNO, CA, United States (UPI) -- Recent findings of embryonic-like stem cells in umbilical cord blood may improve treatments for such conditions as


New Patents Strengthen EntreMed Position in Cancer and
Yahoo News (press release) - Aug 17, 2005 (Nasdaq: ENMD - News), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammation, today announced the

Gene Linked to Age-Related Blindness
Forbes - Aug 22, 2005 the September issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics, the researchers report that PLEKHA1 is involved in the cellular processes related to inflammation

Johnson's back has inflammation
The Journal News.com, NY - Aug 9, 2005 felt a lot better.". But the MRI showed inflammation of the lumbar spine, leaving Johnson listed as day-to-day. Torre wasn't definite

OLDER MEN OFTEN HAVE BREAST ENLARGEMENT
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - 9 hours ago ANSWER: Here, ''myelitis'' stands for ''spinal cord inflammation.'' ''Transverse'' indicates that the inflammation crosses the entire cord from one side to the

Inflammation contributes to low plasma amino acid concentrations
Am J Clin Nutr (subscription), CA - Aug 8, 2005 Background: Inflammation and malnutrition are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, and plasma concentrations of free amino acids (AAs) in these

Silkworm enzyme fights inflammation in humans
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - Aug 2, 2005 And, more importantly, it is anticipated that serrapeptase also rids the body of inflammation. Inflammation is one of the most damaging


Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.

Ask The Doctor: Brittle nail occur due to iron, not calcium
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - Jul 26, 2005 It sometimes causes irritations (folliculitis) which appear in the form of small boils in certain individuals. In such people waxing should be avoided.

No-beard policy for cops cost city 316G
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Aug 17, 2005 Each of them suffers from a skin condition, pseudo-folliculitis barbae, or PFB, a condition that many African-American men have to endure.

Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.


Johnson MRI shows inflammation; next start still questionable
Fall River Herald News, MA - Aug 8, 2005 Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - New York Yankees pitcher Randy Johnson had an MRI on his sore back Monday, and it showed inflammation of the lumbar spine.

Sub-Fertile Mares
TheHorse.com, KY - 9 hours ago Contamination of the reproductive tract can result in endometritis, an inflammation of the endometrium, the inner layer of the uterus that is responsible for

Disease Modifying Activity of 2ME2 Demonstrated in Preclinical
Yahoo News (press release) - Aug 23, 2005 The data were presented during the 7th World Congress on Inflammation, being held August 20 - 24, 2005 in Melbourne, Australia.

Meda Interim Report, January -- June 2005
PrimeZone (press release), CA - 5 hours ago Among other products in the Pharma operation, these demonstrated more than 20% sales growth: Relifex (inflammation), Ursofalk (liver diseases), Lederspan

New Imaging Technology Shown To Detect Pancreatic Inflammation In
Science Daily (press release) - Aug 19, 2005 to rapid assessment of the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention - has been the lack of direct, non-invasive technologies to visualize inflammation in the


Furrier Mice Offer Discovery on Active Adult Stem Cells
New York Times, United States - Aug 17, 2005 drug. When the mice were given this drug, the stem cells in their hair follicles proliferated, and the mice grew extra furry coats.

Shaggy-haired mice aid cell-aging research Unexpected results hint
San Francisco Chronicle, United States - Aug 17, 2005 Kavita Sarin and colleagues reported today that a key component of the enzyme, known as telomerase, can switch on stem cells resting in mouse hair follicles.


Silkworm enzyme fights inflammation in humans
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - Aug 2, 2005 And, more importantly, it is anticipated that serrapeptase also rids the body of inflammation. Inflammation is one of the most damaging

New Imaging Technology Shown to Detect Pancreatic Inflammation in
About Diabetes - Aug 21, 2005 Until now there has been a lack of direct, non-invasive technologies to visualize inflammation in the pancreas, an early manifestation of disease.

Inflammation's role in heart attack
myDNA.com, TX - Aug 18, 2005 question. In this case, the question is: can intracellular signaling pathways be manipulated to reduce inflammation in blood vessels?

Direct relationship between inflammation and glucose levels
News-Medical.net, World - Jul 26, 2005 Scientists at Galileo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have demonstrated a direct relationship between inflammation and glucose levels. Through

Inflammation The Root of All Illness?
Health Sentinel - Jul 26, 2005 Inflammation is an integral part of the immune system. We re all familiar with inflammation. When you re cut it becomes red

OLDER MEN OFTEN HAVE BREAST ENLARGEMENT
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - 4 hours ago ANSWER: Here, ''myelitis'' stands for ''spinal cord inflammation.'' ''Transverse'' indicates that the inflammation crosses the entire cord from one side to the

Gene Linked to Age-Related Blindness
Forbes - Aug 22, 2005 the September issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics, the researchers report that PLEKHA1 is involved in the cellular processes related to inflammation


Investors eye diabetes cos
Financial Express, India - Aug 23, 2005 NEW YORK, AUGUST 24 : Sales of diabetes drugs are expected to almost double to $30 billion by 2009 with a host of new treatments on the horizon capturing the

VelaSmooth Reduces Cellulite For Price
Click 2 Houston.com, TX - Aug 23, 2005 It feels like getting a massage," a patient known only as "Molly" said. She has had about a month's worth of treatments and said VelaSmooth worked for her.

Europe Fights Genetic Diseases
Red Herring, CA - Aug 23, 2005 An initiative to spur the search for treatments for rare genetic diseases already counts Glaxo, Roche, and Servier amongst its subscribers.

Infertility Treatment May Up Postpartum Blues
FOX News - Aug 23, 2005 By Salynn Boyles. Women who have healthy babies as a result of infertility treatments may be unlikely candidates for postpartum depression.