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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...effort to tackle the new scientific and regulatory challenges posed by nanotechnology. The Task Force is clear...ology—and do it urgently—along with the many other challenges the agency faces.   Source:Nanotechnologies...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...tly spent in "a very inefficient way" despite huge challenges facing the sector. "We are now actually losing market share to dynamic producers in other parts of the world, consumption is falling and imports are increasing by about 10 percent," Fischer-Boel told journalists. With 500 million euros currently ...

Single Drug to Check Both Glucose and Cholesterol in Diabetics on the Cards

...e 2 diabetes and high cholesterol face a number of challenges in keeping their glucose levels and cholesterol in check. This study demonstrated the potential to improve two important metabolic parameters with one drug, Fonseca said, while presenting his teams findings at the American Association of Clinical End...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...ren and women. "Ignorance and superstitions were challenges initially, but we have managed to get over them," he said....

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

... and motor vehicle crashes. Truckers pose unique challenges when it comes to improving health, said Ilene Masser, director of such a program for faculty and staff at New York University Medical Center. They sit for long periods, are out on their own, eat a lot of fast food and most of them are men, who often ...

Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare

...e seeing the emergence of a new ehealth model that challenges some of the assumptions made by existing online healthcare providers and medical device manufacturers," said Peter Kruger, Analyst with Wireless Healthcare, who went on to explain: "This new model impacts not only on how diseases are diagnosed but al...

Ice Bath by Sports Star Questioned

...tepid bath, the Australian study found. This study challenges the use of ice-water immersion in athletes, the researchers write. Ice-water immersion offers no benefit for pain, swelling, isometric strength and function, and in fact may make more athletes sore the next day. In fact it was found that there was...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...nted next year. Other states overcame remarkable challenges in order to provide for the health of their smallest citizens. For example, Louisiana, which still is recovering from the devastating hurricanes of 2005, requires screening for 28 of the core conditions. This is the fifth consecutive year the March...

Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus

... don't know about it. This is one of the biggest challenges in containing the spread of the disease. Most ofte...osis cases are attributed to HBV. One of the key challenges to combating the spread of the disease is the possibility of co-infection a person already infected...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...g of the evolution of HIV. The new research also challenges the idea that one ancient SIV was transmitted vertically, down through time, and evolved into many SIVs as its original host diverged into many different species. Wertheim and Worobey suggest various SIVs arose because SIVs were transmitted horizont...

Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete

...iodefense:The reality is that there are tremendous challenges to sealing our borders to begin with. Secondly, we believe that if a pandemic virus emerges anywhere in the globe, it is inevitable that it will arrive here in the U.S. irrespective of the actions we take at the borders.The government will try to lim...

India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment

...response from men's rights groups have highlighted challenges the text is likely to face in India's feisty, male-dominated parliament. "The lazier ones (women) will exploit the legislation to further their career," said Swaroop Sarkar, the head of the Save Family Foundation. The Protect Indian Family group ...

Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

...raquo; Volunteer. Students focus less on their own challenges with their transition to school when they focus on the needs of others. Volunteering puts students in a low stress situation because typically it's their time that is desired, not special skills. It lets them meet other people with similar interests....

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

...rs who do survive beyond childhood often face huge challenges that their friends can only imagine, including how to develop relationships and have healthy children themselves. Another face to the children's crisis also remains -- the estimated 11 million children in sub-Saharan Africa who have lost one or both ...

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

...ancer could not even contemplate doing some of the challenges Jane has undertaken but hearing about her has given then courage and hope.'...

Parkinsons Disease Protein Pathway Identified

...system can break down in the face of environmental challenges or genetic mutations. The Emory researchers found that the mitochondrial protein PINK1 normally protects cells from oxidative stress and promotes cell survival by regulating function of the protein TRAP1. When PINK1 is mutated, however, the protect...

Protein Pathway Involved in Parkinson Disease Development Identified

...system can break down in the face of environmental challenges or genetic mutations. Other scientists recently have linked early onset Parkinson disease to mutations in both copies of the mitochondrial protein PINK1 gene (one from each parent) that normally protects cells from oxidative stress and promotes cel...

Southern England Far Healthier Than the North

...known for some time. The North East has particular challenges to face. "Equally you can see for the first time that within an apparently healthy local authority there are pockets of deprivation and there are areas where work needs to be done."...

Nephrologists Reassess Disaster Response Strategies

... communication, which was one of the most critical challenges after Katrina; electrical and water supplies; and special patient populations, such as evacuees and children. 'The lack of organization and miscommunication following Katrina prompted providers at all levels to ask just how prepared dialysis faciliti...

WHO to Implement New Strategy on Diseases of Poverty

...he new plan addresses some of the emerging disease challenges facing developing countries, such as TB-HIV co-infection. Over the coming decade, TDR will focus on addressing key bottlenecks in getting health care treatments to poor and remote populations, and fostering research and policy leadership in countri...

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