salivary gland

Scientists clue in on why saliva glands stop working

June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Researchers are one step closer to unravelling why salivary glands stop working because of disease or damage from treatment of diseases.Salivary glands are essential for lubrication, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Oral vaccines are ‘alternative to jab’

February 11th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has found that oral vaccines could be used to immunise individuals against a wide range of diseases.The research found that salivary glands are able to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn Diagnosed With Cancer

October 10th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The former right fielder in Major League Baseball Anthony Keith Gwynn a.k.a. Tony Gwynn has recently revealed in one of his interviews that he has been diagnosed with cancer. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

First preliminary profile of bed bugs’ saliva proteins

June 24th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the first preliminary description of the bed bug saliva proteins - a finding that could be used in diagnosing bed bug bites and preventing the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mumps outbreak in State University of New York

March 17th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Three confirmed cases of mumps have been reported at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh among students since February 23, 2010, the Department ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How malaria parasite enters body

December 24th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists from Heidelberg University Hospital have identified a mechanism through which malaria parasite move from the salivary gland of a mosquito through a person's skin into the body.Malaria ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heavy mobile use ‘raises cancer risk’

October 24th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Long-term mobile phone users are at an increased risk of developing cancer in later life, warns a decade-long study.The survey of 12,800 people in 13 countries has reportedly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beastie Boy says he is fine after cancer surgery

August 7th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 7 (IBNS) Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch is fine and healthy and is well on his way to recover from surgery to treat a tumor and gearing up for radiation treatments.Yauch ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vital proteins for critical stage of malaria identified

January 16th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI) have identified two proteins that play a vital role in a critical stage of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Green tea may help prevent or delay onset of type 1 diabetes

October 24th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Researchers at Medical College of Georgia have found that a powerful antioxidant in green tea may help prevent or delay the onset of type 1 diabetes. The findings ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Protein plays critical role in transmitting malaria parasite

May 29th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of South Florida have shown that a transmembrane protein called MAEBL plays a critical role in transmitting the deadly malaria parasite.The study showed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scientists reveal embryonic origins of diabetes

February 27th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Researchers have shown that autoimmune diseases, like Type 1 diabetes, may not stem from defects in the immune system alone, but also could be triggered by certain embryo ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Israeli scientist links heavy cell phone usage with cancer

February 15th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 15 (ANI): In a new study, an Israeli scientist has found that those indulging in heavy cell phone usage were prone to a higher risk of benign and malignant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |