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Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...dharth and South Indian idol Prabhu Deva have been cast in the films. Up and coming stars Samira Reddy, Shiney Ahuja and Reema Sen also appear in the movies. Nair said she hopes that by the end of the year, the films will be screened in cinema halls in India and elsewhere. "They can really translate an...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

...s were multiplied by the average British income to cast it in terms with which British consumers could identify. "What's new here is that for the first time we are quantifying the gap between income and having a good diet," said Costanza de Toma, Save the Children's hunger advocacy adviser. The result...

New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials

An experimental drug that researchers hope will cast a lifeline to HIV patients who have exhausted first-line treatment has shown early promise in long-awaited trials, The Lancet reports on Saturday. Etravirine, also called TMC125, is designed as an alternative for patients who are resistant to a cl...

Cell Toxin Inhibits Survival Protein in Cancer Cells

...research is to use the assays his lab developed to cast a wider net to find additional compounds that have similar properties to 2-Methoxy antimycin, Hockenbery said. This strategy has already yielded one additional Bcl-xL inhibitor with "gain of function" activity, reported in the Molecular Cancer Therap...

IIT Delhi Scientist Finds Climate Models Consistent With Ocean Warming Observations

...cts of volcanic eruptions. He said the study has cast doubt on recent findings that the top 700-meters of the global ocean cooled markedly from 2003-2005. "Our analysis shows that the 2003-2005 'cooling' is largely an artefact of a systematic change in the observing system. The previous research was bas...

Fishes Use Threat of Punishment in Mating Process

...o present no threat that might lead to their being cast out, and perishing as a result. Many animals have social queues in which the smaller members wait their turn before they can mate. We wanted to find out how they maintain stability in a situation where youd expect there would be a lot of competiti...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...e global arena. The recent strikes by doctors have cast aspersions on the reliability of healthcare in India. Healthcare is an essential service and it is simply unfathomable if doctors hang their coats in protest. India has a lot of explaining to do, especially at a time when medical tourism is fast cat...

Court Seeks Explanation from Hospital for Childs Amputation

...ow the waist. However, the skin festered under the cast and the foot started to detach, necessitating its surgical separation on March 5. A high court here took note of a news item, which was published in the Metronow tabloid, detailing the case. A division bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and S.N. Agrawa...

Mutant Parasites, Unable to Infect Hosts, Highlight Virulence Genes

...ues at UW-Madison and the New York Medical College cast a wide net. Rather than analyze a single gene at a time for a role in virulence, they took the reverse approach, randomly mutating individual genes in the parasites, then looking to see which of the mutant parasites could no longer infect host brains...

Examiners Charged in Philippines Nursing Test Scandal

...ng examination, officials said, in a scandal that cast a shadow over the country's labour exports. They are the first two people to be charged in connection with the affair, which led to a US commission issuing a temporary ban on the 17,000 nurses who had passed last year's tests. Nurses from the Phi...

World may Get Much Wetter With Global Warming Than Believed

...cipitation has also kept pace. The findings also cast doubt on the ability of climate models to accurately predict precipitation on regional scales. The study and conclusions of satellite data of the previous two decades, which will appear in Saturday's issue of the journal Science, further says that ...

Treatment Outcomes of Patients With HIV and Tuberculosis

...Citing the journal article, the editorialists also cast the HAART findings (quicker reduction of mycobacterial burden) as relevant in deterring TB drug resistance. They suggest that short-course, intermittent regimens may be necessary in areas where resources are limited, and that additional research on r...

Philippine Nurses Re-sit Scandal-tainted Exams

...inations Monday after a cheating scandal last year cast a shadow over their results, an official said Monday . Lawyers hired by the US Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) acted as observers at examination centres in Manila, Baguio, Cebu and Davao. Labour Secretary Arturo Brion sai...

Bio-Rad Gets Life Science Industry Awards – 200

...cs, LLC. The thousands of participating scientists cast their votes for the companies that have made the greatest contributions to life science technology in the past year. As a result, the awards recognize those suppliers voted "best-in-class" in each of the 14 product categories, and six communications ...

Call To Extend Health Insurance To All Children

...ious community have called upon the US Congress to cast their votes in favor of reauthorization// of the SCHIP program. This program, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) aims to provide health insurance to thousands of children whose parents are not offered health insurance through their...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...ss in addition to economic damages)." "When also cast into the context of alternative mitigation strategies informed by science that describes the full range of possible futures, these portraits can clearly display one of the fundamental conclusions of WG2: adaptation and mitigation will both be require...

Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery

...e says. "What has previously been lacking in any cast treatments for CVT is a lack of understanding by orthopaedists as to how the joints in the foot move and work together," Dobbs says. "Now, thanks to the work of Ignacio Ponseti, we do have a better understanding of the mechanics of the foot and ankle...

Nandigram Killings Lead to Depression Among Many

...e images of mayhem on television." The images cast a profound impact on her tender mind, he said. Gargi's is not the only such case. Many others are coming for psychological counselling after watching the scenes of death and violence at Nandigram, where protests against land acquisition for indus...

New Proposal for Healthcare

...ws about how the funds will be generated, that has cast aspersions about the feasibility of such a move. As per the proposal the present Medicaid eligibility criteria will go in for an expansion which will also include the state children’s health insurance programs for the lower income group. Financial...

Hospitals Outline Plan for Health Care for All Americans

...ws about how the funds will be generated, that has cast aspersions about the feasibility of such a move. As per the proposal the present Medicaid eligibility criteria will go in for an expansion which will also include the state children’s health insurance programs for the lower income group. Financial...

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