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Low vitamin D worsens lupus: Study


May 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 8 (IANS) Lupus patients may develop more severe symptoms if their vitamin D levels are low, says an Australian study.Known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), lupus is an ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon suffers from autoimmune disease


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon, who was hospitalised with acute kidney failure after Christmas last year, has revealed he is suffering from an autoimmune disease.The kidney disease ... Read more...

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Nano drug delivery to eliminate transplant failures


January 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Sceintists are developing a nano-sized drug particle for organ transplant patients to eliminate its harmful side-effects, reveals a study.The drug cyclosporine (CsA) is widely used in ... Read more...

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Oral steroids bring on vitamin D deficiency


September 30th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) People on oral steroids are twice as likely to suffer from severe vitamin D deficiency than the general populace, says new research.The study on 31,000 children ... Read more...

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Engineered protein prevents AIDS virus from entering cells


April 1st, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists have engineered a new protein that prevents AIDS virus from entering cells.The protein fragment is based on a naturally occurring protein called RANTES, which is part of ... Read more...

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Protein discovery could lead to better autoimmune disease, cancer drugs


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): The discovery that a single protein called FADD controls multiple cell death pathways could lead to better, more targeted autoimmune disease and cancer drugs.Jianke Zhang at Thomas Jefferson ... Read more...

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I have two hearts, two souls: Lady Gaga


February 19th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga believes she has "two souls", one of which belongs to her dead aunt.The pop superstar says her late paternal aunt, Joanne Germanotta, who tragically ... Read more...

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Now, blood tests can detect Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur


February 12th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new technology to diagnose Alzheimer's disease from blood samples long before symptoms appear.The new method uses synthetic molecules to seek out and identify disease-specific ... Read more...

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‘Master switch’ that triggers arthritis identified


January 17th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Scientists at Imperial College London have discovered a protein that triggers rheumatoid arthritis.They have found a protein called IRF5 that acts as a switch, telling immune system cells, ... Read more...

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FDA okays drug for Lupus


November 18th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Human Genome Sciences is close to having their drug, Benlyst approved by the FDA. The drug cleared a major hurdle in its quest to have ... Read more...

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Drug For Treatment Of Lupus On The Verge Of Being Approved By FDA


November 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Benlysta moved one step closer to being approved by the FDA on Tuesday when the FDA panel voted in its favor. If approved finally, it will ... Read more...

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Statins of ‘no use for general pediatric lupus population’


November 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): Routinely using statins doesn't provide enough benefit to warrant their regular use in children and adolescents, reports a study.Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes widespread inflammation and ... Read more...

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Four new psoriasis ‘hotspots’ identified


October 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered four new DNA "hotspots" that may one day help guide new treatments for psoriasis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the country.The ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga demands oxygen tank, themed meals, muscle milk for tour


October 12th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Lady Gaga, currently on her Monster Ball world tour, has a strange list of requirements for her dressing room.The singer has asked for a bizarre array of food, ... Read more...

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Cell that suppresses immune system discovered


October 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new type of cell in mice that dampens the immune system and protects the animal's own cells from immune system attack.The discovery has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Molecular gatekeeper of arthritis identified


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that elimination of a molecular gatekeeper leads to the development of arthritis in mice.The newly discovered gatekeeper is a protein that determines the fate ... Read more...

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Variant form of immune receptor gene ‘ups lupus risk in men’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): A new research has discovered that males with a variant form of the immune receptor gene 'Toll Like Receptor 7 (TLR7)' are more likely to develop the autoimmune ... Read more...

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Largest single collection of psoriasis DNA samples offers hope to sufferers


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): People suffering with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have come one step closer to a cure with the release of the first National Psoriasis Victor Henschel BioBank DNA samples ... Read more...

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Daughter’s illness saved my marriage: Snoop Dogg


July 8th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg says his daughter's illness had helped in bringing him closer to his wife Shante. The rap superstar, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, filed for divorce ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga “borderline positive” for lupus


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 02 (ANI): 'Telephone' hitmaker Lady Gaga has tested "borderline positive" for lupus.Results shows that the singer is currently not suffering from the condition but doctors has asked her to take ... Read more...

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Montana Fish Wildlife And Parks Witness 15 Canis Lupus Killings


June 1st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Helena, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks have discovered that there has been a total of 15 gray wolves killing in between a span of four days ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga may have life-threatening disease


May 28th, 2010 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has revealed that she might be suffering from life-threatening disease lupus, which killed her aunt. The "Poker Face" singer refused to reveal her hospital ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga tested for lupus


May 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): American singer Lady Gaga has been tested for lupus. It is the same genetic disease that killed the singer's aunt.Lupus is a disease that causes the immune system ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga undergoes test for genetic disease


May 24th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has undergone a test to determine if she suffers from lupus, a genetic disease that killed her aunt. The "Poker Face" singer has sought medical ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga tested for the genetic disease ‘Lupus’


May 24th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga has gotten tested for the genetic disease Lupus. Apparently the disease was also responsible for the death of her aunt. Since she was facing ... Read more...

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Boffins discover control mechanism behind autoimmune diseases


May 5th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A new control mechanism in our immune system has been discovered by researchers at Karolinska Institutet.The discovery is of potential significance to the treatment of serious diseases such ... Read more...

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Seal feels lucky being married to Heidi Klum


December 9th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Brit soul singer Seal has revealed that he feels very lucky to be married to German model Heidi Klum, especially after the unhappy childhood he had after ... Read more...

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Smokers with common autoimmune disorder at increased skin damage risk


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): Researchers have come up with another reason to stay away from cigarettes after linking smoking to skin problems in people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).Experts at the ... Read more...

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Kidney transplants not dangerous for lupus patients


November 1st, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Lupus patients undergoing kidney transplant rarely develop serious inflammatory condition lupus nephritis in their new organ, reveals a new study.The findings indicate that having lupus should not keep ... Read more...

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Julian Lennon Expresses Grief At The Reports Of Lucy Vodden’s Death


September 29th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Her's was the name that had inspired one of the most popular song in the history of music, the classical Beatles composition, "Lucy In The ... Read more...

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Counting duplicated genome segments now possible with new computational method


August 31st, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): Counting copies of duplicated genome sequences and doing initial analyses of their contents are possible with the aid of a new computational method, according to a study.Led ... Read more...

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Key culprits in lupus disease identified


June 30th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Scripps Research Institute researchers have identified three new proteins that play a role in the development of lupus erythematosus (or lupus), a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect ... Read more...

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Lennon’s son comforts ailing Lucy behind ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ song


June 7th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): John Lennon's son Julian has been helping the real Lucy who played the muse in his father's famous song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.Julian, who boasts of ... Read more...

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Aniston’s body is much better than Jolie’s, says Eva LaRue


June 6th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 6 (ANI): American actress Eva LaRue has revealed that she finds former Friends star Jennifer Aniston's body far better than Angelina Jolie's.LaRue, 42, said that looking at the recent ... Read more...

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Flannery O’ Connor is Dead but her works still lives


May 14th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
In the year 1979, writer Flannery O' Connor's work, "Wise Blood" made it to the silver screen. The screen version of the novel was directed by John Huston and even though it ... Read more...

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