Tag: "class" at medical news
Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls
... called "Migration", "about the virus as the great class
leveller that links rural, urban, upper class, working class, migrant labour," she said. Actors like Irfan Khan, Siddharth and South Indian idol Prabhu Deva have been cast in the films. Up and coming stars Samira Reddy, Shiney Ahuja and Reema Sen ...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
...with a survival advantage with EGFR inhibitors - a class
of drugs which includes erlotinib, cetuximab, panitumumab and others designed to block overproduction of the epidermal growth factor receptor - but it is the most detailed analysis to date. The study, published in the July 1 issue of Clinical Cance...
Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight
...ls as young as 15 are resorting to the drug speed, class
A and class
B, for losing weight. The Amphetamine drugs that are snorted and injected contract appetite and t...
India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent
... is in the third phase of clinical trials of a new class
of anti-diabetic drugs, an insulin sensitizer for type-2 diabetes. The Bangalore-based Biocon, after introducing Insugen -- the first human recombinant insulin in India -- has an intra-nasal insulin spray Nasulin in its second phase of clinical ...
New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials
...an alternative for patients who are resistant to a class
of drugs called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). An international consortium of doctors has been testing etravirine on NNRTI-resistant patients in two 48-week trials, the third and final phase of a long and complex process ...
EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer
...cer Center, San Diego. EPC2407 belongs to a novel class
of microtubulin inhibitors discovered by EpiCept. These compounds cause caspase activation, cell cycle arrest, and apoptotic death in cancer cells. The Phase I trial of EPC2407 is now being conducted in three U.S. cancer centers and will administer...
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...stration and efficacy trial for TMC125 (it is in a class
of HIV drugs called non-nucleoside reverse transcr...tilized another novel HIV medication, TMC114 (in a class
of HIV drugs called protease inhibitors; TMC114 was still an investigational agent when the trial st...
Role of MicroRNA in Cancer Suppression Identified
...-lines, Rosetta Genomics researchers and the world class
team at Weizmann Institute have been able to show that the overexpression of this specific microRNA is directly linked to tumor suppression. Moreover, the results suggest the potential that a synthetic miR-34a-like agent could be used as a cancer the...
Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic
...sly that race is not a determinant of IQ, but that class
can be. "There is no genetic difference between ...licies to aggressively tackle poverty and iron out class
differences. And it could also make it easier for well educated women to have babies without paying ...
A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production
...s the human bodys immune system. Specifically, HLA class
1 is a controlling part of the human immune respon...e. The ability of HIV to escape recognition by HLA class
1 leaves the body incapable of finding and fighting the virus. The study, published in the July iss...
FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients
... began the project in 2002, in a graduate robotics class
at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T).) And the more they are able to use the arm, the more improvement they begin to see, McBean continued. So its a virtuous cycle. This is an area thats exploding, said Hermano Igo Krebs, a principal...
Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment
of medications known as incretin-based therapy, wh...n or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). A more recent class
of treatment to address these issues is incretin therapy, which involves glucose-stimulated insulin ...
A New Monoclonal Antibody Kills Cancer Cells
...y during fetal liver development, particularly the class
III receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) family pathway, became highly active again in the liver of HCC patients, Satdarshan P. Singh Monga, M.D., associate professor, division of cellular and molecular pathology and colleagues at the University of Pittsbu...
Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows
...out way, when Perfecto and Badgley were teaching a class
about the global food system and visiting farms in Southern Michigan. "We were struck by how much food the organic farmers would produce," Perfecto said. The researchers set about compiling data from published literature to investigate the two chief...
Understanding HIV Interference With Infected Cell Division
...overy that could lead to the development of a new class
of drugs to combat HIV. Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) causes AIDS by depleting essential immune cells called CD4+T lymphocytes in infected individuals, resulting in a compromised immune system. At the center of this process is the HIV...
Organic Farming Can Feed the World
...out way, when Perfecto and Badgley were teaching a class
about the global food system and visiting farms in Southern Michigan. "We were struck by how much food the organic farmers would produce," Perfecto said. The researchers set about compiling data from published literature to investigate the two chi...
Cops Fine Doherty for Littering
...rgo, after the rocker was convicted for possessing class
Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?
... Its an indication of changing times. As the elite class
is getting more comfortable with alternate sexuality there is an acceptance of their preferences. The matter of course goes out of hand when it is forced upon someone. Sonu further states, It was time that we had to bring this issue up because it i...
Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom
...students together on a regular basis, or including class
sections that help students develop conversational skills and other social skills. If the university organizes a freshman picnic, for example, it needs to go the extra mile by having people mingle and make introductions. » A rational appeal. U...
New Genetic Studies Carried Out in Cancer Therapy
...ell survival. These data suggest that the taxane class
of drugs may lack efficacy in tumors with high levels of chromosomal instability characterized by chromosomal numerical heterogeneity and provide a rational basis for identification of patients likely to benefit from these drugs, explains Dr. Downwar...
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