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Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...eople will hopefully allow researchers to identify bio markers of gastric cancer. This could mean that in future, the risk of getting gastric cancer can be determined by a blood test. Currently, many die from the disease because it is detected too late. Research would hopefully make it easier for p...

UP Plans to Plant Ten Million Saplings on a Single Day

...ees. Jatropha is also on the list for its use as a bio fuel." A committee from the Guiness Book of World Records has been invited to witness the event. Educational institutions have been targeted because student groups represented in ECO Clubs have volunteered to look after the saplings for at least...

South African Farmers Turn to Organic Farming

...d plans to create 100,000 jobs in organic food and bio fuel production in South Africa by 2014. Europe's largest organic fruit and vegetable importer, Dutch company Eosta is also looking to secure its supply lines in South Africa against competition from American importers willing to pay almost double ...

Pakistan: Authorities Plays Down Bird Flu Risk

...ery two to three months. They should also maintain bio security and there should be no tree in a 3km radius of a poultry shed," Dr Zafar Jamil Gill, director general at Lahore-based Veterinary Research Institute told IRIN. In a Pakistani context, migratory birds spread the disease, according to veteri...

$ 8.1 Million Grant to Tackle Bioterrorism

...o develop a tool kit that would identify agents of bio terrorism// like the H5N1 virus. This was announced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. It has been said that the Avian influenza or the H5N1 virus has the potential to become a pandemic. There is also a constant threat fr...

A Human Brain Gene Could Hold Clues On The Evolution Of Brain Capacity

...ed evolutionary changes. This computer-intensive bio informatics approach produced a list of the most rapidly evolving regions of the human genome, and subsequent work focused on the top hit, a region called HAR1. Salama, a HHMI research biologist, led the "wet lab" investigations, using the laboratory...

Complete Vaccination Of Poultry Flock Essential to Check The Spread Of Avian Flu

...part of a comprehensive control strategy including bio security, surveillance and diagnostics, education, movement restrictions and elimination of infected birds.' Source: EurekAlert...

Caffeine Therapy May Help Protect Lungs Of Premature Babies

...rofessor of paediatrics, clinical epidemiology and bio statistics at McMaster University Medical Center, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada the studies lead author explained that in this study they tested a treatment that has been in use for quite some time. Though studies on this had been conducted in the pas...

New Vaccine To Combat The Deadly Marburg Virus

... shock.Both viruses are considered to be potential bio terrorism threats. Currently there are no drugs to fight infection with Marburg virus or the Ebola, both of which are caused by a family of viruses known as filoviruses, and even treatment aimed at easing the illness and symptoms rarely work. This ne...

Bubonic Plague Confirmed In L.A. After More Than Two Decades

...t is a state law, as the plague is considered as a bio terrorism agent. Bubonic plague is not contagious, but if left untreated it can turn into pneumonic plague, which can be spread from person to person....

Botox Treatment Now With A Lesser Dose And Increased Safety

...oxin, the most lethal poison known and a potential bio terrorist weapon. In a medical setting, small doses this toxin blocks the release of a chemical acetylcholine that is necessary for muscle contraction, this in turn results in a localized, temporary paralysis that erases wrinkles and unwanted muscle ...

Pharma Companies Tie Up To Develop Bird Flu Vaccine

...rch, development and manufacturing of vaccines and bio therapeutics. India has reported cases of avian flu among chickens in Maharastra and Gujarat states, leading to the culling of thousands of chicken around the affected areas. --Edited IANS...

Biotechnology Initiatives Planned In Hyderabad

...land for the third phase. BioAsia 2006, the global bio business forum beginning here 9 February 2006, will showcase the biotech cluster. Officials of Gujarat, Uttaranchal, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi will visit ICICI Knowledge Park to learn from the state's experience in setting up biotech ...

Link between Old Cells and Ageing probed

...ientists in the sedivy lab for the presence of six bio markers, which mean the onset of cellular aging. T...the hair splitting task of counting the cells with bio markers. Their finding revealed that the number of senescent cells increased with advancing age, wit...

Indian Herbal beer for Britons

...where it was launched last year. Inventor of the bio beer is very happy with his product as it has better taste, smell and ingredients than the normal beer and is found to prevent harmful effects of drinking as he claimed that imbibing the beer regularly can help prevent ulcers, gastric problems. Bio b...

Tobacco plant based Vaccine against Plague

...f Yersinia pestis produced as a bioweapon to cause bio terrorism. Scientists are not sure whether these antibiotics would work effectively against this mutated bacterium which has led to an increase need to produce vaccine against plague infection. Researchers have produced Recombinant subunit vaccines...

Incidence of iron deficiency reduced by nutrient enhanced cereal- rice

... Bouis, director of HarvestPlus. “Now we know that bio fortification also works, giving us an additional ...eigler summarises the entire study, “The fact that bio fortified foods can have an impact on nutritional status in humans is an enormously exciting breakth...

Biologicals Transfer Proposal between US and Indian Biotechnology

...rom fermentation to aquaculture and sericulture to bio fertilizer is clubbed under biotech, resulting in sub critical funding,” India needs ‘to set priorities in the R&D work program,” it says, and should urgently address problem arising out of a large number of agencies dealing with biotech which has le...

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