Malaria :: New findings in the fight against malaria

Malaria research scientists from around the globe have published new insights into the international burden of malaria and what can be done about it. The new data are presented in a supplement to the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene titled “The Intolerable Burden of Malaria II: What’s New What’s Needed”.

HIV :: How HIV causes abnormalities in antibody producing cells

HIV wreaks much of its damage by targeting the “orchestra conductor” of the immune system, a key class of T cells — CD4+ T cells — whose destructive relationship with HIV has been well-studied by AIDS researchers. More poorly understood has been the effect of HIV on another key class of immune cells, antibody-producing B cells. The malfunction of B cells in HIV-infected patients was first described more than 20 years ago by H. Clifford Lane, M.D., Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., and colleagues at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Homeopathy :: Homoeopathy and its miracles – an alternative medicine

Homoeopathy (=homeopathy) is an alternative method of treatment, based on the nature?s Law of Cure, namely ?Like Cures Like?. A german scientist Dr. Samuel Hanhnemann in 1796 has been verified experimentally and clinically for 200 yrs discovered the truth of this law. Homoeopathy is the revolutionary, natural medical science. Homoeopathy is a gentle and effective system of medicine. The remedies are prepared from natural substances to precise standards and work by stimulating the body?s own healing power.

SARS :: Tuberculosis and SARS

The discovery of tuberculosis (TB) in two patients with SARS raises concern that the latter disease may somehow increase susceptibility to the former, according to researchers from Singapore.

Nutrition :: Diarrhea and Nutrition

Diarrhea is an important cause of under nutrition. This is because nutrient requirements are increased during diarrhea, as during other infectious diseases, whereas nutrient intake and absorption are usually decreased. Each episode of diarrhea can cause weight loss and growth faltering.

Anemia :: Aplastic Anemia and Homoeopathy

Idiopathic aplastic anemia is a failure of the bone marrow to properly form all types of blood cells. Idiopathic aplastic anemia is a condition that results from injury to the stem cell, a cell that gives rise to other cell types after it divides. Consequently, there is a reduction in all cell types – red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets – with this type of anemia, which is called pancytopenia.

Siddha :: Alternative medicine – Siddha Medicine – Introduction

Siddha system is one of the oldest systems of medicine in India. The term ‘Siddha’ means achievement and the ‘Siddhars’ were saintly figures who achieved results in medicine through the practice of Yoga. Eighteen ‘Siddhars’ seem to have contributed towards the development of this medical system.

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