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Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

...ty. The 33-year-old had set the organisation in collaboration with Comic Relief, which aimed at helping drug and alcohol addicted young people in his home city Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. The Grammy Award-nominated singer who himself has battled drug addiction, insisted that he was 'glad' that he could help his n...

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

... diseases with adult stem cells mostly through its collaboration with Shenyang 463 hospital. A total of 152 patients with peripheral vascular disease of the lower extremities were enrolled into this non-controlled study from November 2003 to March 2006. The results were published in the Journal of Geriatric Card...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

... blockbusters. Nair said she got the idea of this collaboration of filmmakers to raise awareness about the disease from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which is funding the project, according to USINFO, a US government website. A foundation representative contacted Nair and presented "the startling statis...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...tary pharmaceuticals for the global marketplace in collaboration with local partners , today announced that under the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) process it has obtained agreement with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the design of its pivotal study protocol for crofelemer for the tre...

Appropriate Sanitation Gives Confidence for the Schoolgirls

...sanitary wastes hygienically. The government, in collaboration with UNICEF, has also taken steps to educate girls above 10 about menstruation so they are well versed with the changes in their body, and are prepared to tackle them. "We have introduced this scheme since girls in rural areas were hesitating to go...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...that led Dr. Pleasant to grow curious and seek the collaboration of Dr. Thatcher, an internationally renowned veterinary nutritionist, on the innovative research project. Dr. Ray Geor, the Paul Mellon Distinguished Professor of Agriculture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Midd...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...to modernize its healthcare system through greater collaboration with the healthcare industry. Specifically, the country hopes to provide innovative drugs, expand healthcare insurance, as well as provide modern medical equipment and better services. The government aims to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare s...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...s part of the study builds on earlier work done in collaboration with Nancy Ratner, PhD, Professor in the Division of Experimental Hematology, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. web site at www.dcchildrens.com....

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

...mokers. During extensive studies, carried out in collaboration with Washington University, St Louis and Copenhagen University, Professor Rennie and Dr Atherton discovered that the amounts of myostatin, a muscle growth inhibitor and MAFbx enzyme, which breaks down muscle protein, were higher in smokers than non-s...

The Importance of Junk DNA

...s, the building blocks of life. An international collaboration of scientists led by Michael G. Rosenfeld, M.D., Howard Hughes Medical Investigator and UCSD professor of medicine, found that some of the remaining 96 percent of genomic material might be important in the formation of boundaries that help properly o...

Trial of VivaGel in Sexually Active Young Women Commences

...of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico, through a collaboration between the MTN (an HIV/AIDS clinical trials network established by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH), the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (of the National Institute of Child Health and Huma...

Study Shows Positive Results for Zestra(R) Feminine Arousal Fluid

...ess," said Martin Crosby, Zestra's developer. "Our collaboration with the nation's leading medical and sexual health experts and our commitment to research demonstrate our intent to advance the science of female sexual health and provide a meaningful and safe solution for women today." Despite a decade of prescrip...

Protein Structure of Pathogens Associated With CF and TB Solved

... Andrew Gulick, Eric Drake and Dr. Manish Shah, in collaboration with researchers at the University at Buffalo and ...d that the research was enhanced by the HWI groups collaboration with Dr. Jun Qu, research assistant professor, Dr. Robert M. Straubinger, professor, both in UB Scho...

Lower Mortality Rates in Hospitals With Good Quality Care

... Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA), a public-private collaboration that includes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the American Hospital Association, aims to improve the quality of care at the nations hospitals by reporting how hospitals perform on detailed quality measures. However, little was know...

New Coffee Brand to Hit the Market by This Year-end

...y taken up the coffee genome sequencing project in collaboration with four other research institutes. The Departmen...DBT)-funded project is currently being executed in collaboration with the Central Food Technology Research Institute, Mysore, The University of Agricultural Sciences...

Human Trial for Universal Influenza Vaccine Underway

...ed Phase II and III clinical trials. Through their collaboration with Acambis, they hope that annual flu vaccines can ultimately be replaced by the new, universal flu vaccine. The goal for this vaccine is that two inoculations would suffice to protect people against all A strains of flu....

Converting Left-hander to Right-hander also Changes the Brain

...tivity on both sides of their brains. Working in collaboration with Brazil-based researcher Lee Martin of the Federal University of Para in Belem, Porac has also found that in people who change their writing hand, other behaviours remain firmly left-handed. Klppel is of the opinion that he new study may revea...

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), in collaboration with the U.K.-based Oxford Brookes University, has opened a new Glycemic Index Testing Centre in Chennai . For the people of the city that subsist on rice and its products, this is a significant development. For now scientific testing methodology i...

U.S President Defied-Senate Votes To Expand Child Health Insurance

...nsurance Program (S-CHIP) has been a federal-state collaboration with broad support from both parties. The program subsidizes insurance for children and some adults with incomes too high for Medicaid but not high enough to afford private insurance. Legal authority for the program expires by Sept. 30, and its ren...

Genetic Variations Leads to Fever After Smallpox Vaccination

... The Washington University scientists, working in collaboration with MRCE colleagues Robert Belshe, M.D., and Sharon Frey, M.D., at St. Louis University, studied the occurrence of fever in 346 individuals who had participated in previous smallpox vaccination clinical trials evaluating Dryvax, the vaccine given to...

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