Tag: "barometer" at medical news
Advantage India: Growth Pills Abound For Pharma Companies
...formed the Sensex since June 14, when the 30-share barometer
index had plummeted to its lowest level in past few months at 8,799.01. Cipla has gained 17.91 per cent since June 14 as against a gain of 16.48 per cent in Sensex. Ranbaxy on the other hand rose 11.01 per cent and DRL 8.51 per cent during the same ...
Atherosclerosis and its Mechanics
... for c-jun N-terminal kinase. The protein is a key barometer
of outside stresses on a variety of cell types. Researchers are examining the role of JNK in many diseases because it regulates the expression of genes involved in programmed cell death, tumor genesis, and other stress responses. Atherosclerosis, t...
New Test For Early-Stage Lung Cancer
...ins that run the cell's activities. Hence, it is a barometer
of a gene's activity level inside the cell. Scientists label the messenger RNA with fluorescent tags. The fluorescent RNA is then placed on a tiny glass slide, called a gene chip. There, it binds to its complementary DNA sequence on the gene chip. ...
Be Wise with ‘Vice’ Lest You Whine Your Way to Ill Healt!
...he existing prescribed alcohol limit cannot be the barometer
for all age groups. It must be known that the capacity to metabolize alcohol wanes with age, so the rule that applies to 25 year olds will not hold water with a 50 year old. In Prof Mary Gilhooly’s words,...
Severity of heart failure in elderly can be measured with a seven-point system
... a patient's advantage, the physician can use this barometer
to assess the patient's risk of death. The points system may steer doctors toward considering more aggressive treatments such as implantable defibrillators and pacemakers for those at low risk of death. However, elderly patients with a high risk m...
Why Public Should Really Know About HPV?
...rg National Health Communication Survey, a monthly barometer
of the public's health communication practices and needs. The survey is jointly funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Annenberg School for Communication and the Sunnylands Trust at Annenberg. It was fielded in June, 2006, roughly coinciding wi...