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Mukherjee Inaugurates Tele-education and Tele-medicine Centres in Addis Ababa

...eraction between the teachers and students through collaborative tools. Taye Mengistu, a student at tele-education centre, said the progamme would have several benefits as it would help provide higher education at low costs in diverse subjects from top quality Indian institutions." At present about 3000 Ethiop...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

The research collaborative involving scientists from the British Columbia Ce... to escape the bodys immune system. A pioneering collaborative study has discovered how the HIV virus evades the human bodys immune system. Specifically, HLA class...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...ryo development has taken a step forward thanks to collaborative work between biologists specialized in the study of the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) and scientists specialized in the design of mathematical models that simulate the functioning of biological systems. Specifically, a study of wing formatio...

Suven Seeks Permission for Trials of New Drug

...rug discovery and development support services and collaborative research partner with global pharma majors. Suven's research focuses on developing treatments for Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders through novel mechanisms using small-molecule medicinal chemistry approaches....

Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV

...t should be many advances. The technology used and collaborative efforts involved were truly remarkable: together as a group we were able to do something that none of us individually could accomplish. The results of this and future CHAVI studies should help individual laboratories across the world perform research...

Drink and Drugs 'fuel British Sexual Health Crisis'

...table lifestyle." Its authors recommended a more collaborative and less "puritanical" official approach to the issues and said condoms should be more accessible to young people and sex education mandatory in schools. Factors including young people having parents who were ambitious for them plus a confindante as ...

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

... infrastructure. We are proud to be a part of this collaborative effort to deliver a telemedicine solution to Afgha...nd institutions involved, but is also an important collaborative effort between Afghanistan and Pakistan to address regional healthcare needs," said Firoz Rasul, Pre...

Urate Reduces the Risk of Parkinsons Disease

...al, and colleagues at the Parkinson Study Group, a collaborative group of Parkinson's disease researchers from the U.S. and Canada, accessed the databases of two large, randomized studies conducted among patients with early Parkinson's disease. The preliminary results, presented in abstract form at recent meeti...

Modified Drug Therapy for Alzheimers Disease

...at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. The collaborative work of Ghosh and Tang led to the development of a treatment that could intercept and disable the disease at an early stage.In 2000, Tang identified beta-secretase, a key enzyme in the progression of Alzheimer's that triggers the formation of amyloid...

Omega-3 Fattyacids Keeps Retinopathy at Bay

... in the journal Nature Medicine. The study was a collaborative effort by researchers at Childrens Hospital Boston, the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, the University of Goteborg in Sweden, and the National Eye Institute ...

Heart Care for Disadvantaged Children With American Help

...said, adding, he wished greater successes for such collaborative programmes. Under the programme here, each operation will cost around Rs. 30,000 ($600). But on an average, such procedures cost about $7,000, according to GOLI. GOLI has been providing logistical support to paediatric heart care programmes in th...

First Gene Linked to Scoliosis Identified

A collaborative study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine has discovered the first gene linked to Scoliosis, a disease that affects about three per cent of children . The finding, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, is s...

Blocking the Y2 Receptors can Prevent Obesity

...orgetown University (Washington D.C), part of this collaborative study, have found a direct connection between stress, a high calorie diet and unexpectedly high weight gain. Stressed and unstressed mice were fed normal diets and high calorie (high fat and high sugar, or so called comfort food) diets. The mice o...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Honors U.A.E. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

... School of Medicine faculty are also involved in a collaborative effort to improve the medical education program there. And faculty from the Universitys Bloomberg School of Public Health are working on a public health doctorate program tailored to the needs of the U.A.E. and playing an advisory role in the desig...

Three Steps To Better Health Care

...ian Health Care Agreements (ACHAs), focussing on a collaborative relationship between Government and health care providers. The ACHAs need a new format, outlining how services are to be provided for people, rather than how hospitals are to be funded. It needs to be recognised that funds for chronic disease m...

Study Revises Dynamin's Role in Nerve Cell Function

...ould rewrite the textbooks on neuroscience, says a collaborative team of researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and Yale University. Their study, published as a high-profile research article in the journal Science, suggests that a key cellular enzyme called dynamin 1 is not essential to all synaptic trans...

DNA-damage Test Could Aid Drug Development

...ulty in the Biological Engineering department, and collaborative projects like this are what the department was intended to do,' comments Griffith. 'This is an example of taking fundamental lab science and doing something useful with it,' says Lodish, whose lab has extensively studied the process by which red bl...

$5M Gift Will Attack Lou Gehrig's Disease

...o hosted Dr. Feldman recently for several weeks of collaborative research, is an expert on grafting new cells into the spinal cord, and has studied the use of stem cells to treat spinal injuries caused by interruptions in blood flow. The use of this technique in ALS, which involves the death of the motor neurons...

New Reforms Could Cut the Number of Unexplained Infant Deaths

.... The reforms establish a standard routine for a collaborative multi-agency response to every sudden unexpected infant death, detailing what is expected from ambulance crews, A&E staff, child protection co-ordinators, coroners, GPs, midwives, pediatricians, pathologists, police and social workers. Two key cha...

Nervous Systems of Insects may Offer Clues on Neurodegenerative Diseases

...s in humans. Currently, her lab is involved in two collaborative research projects exploring the glycosylation process that could eventually play important roles in producing therapeutic drugs more efficiently and understanding neurodegenerative diseases such as epilepsy and memory loss. Proteins in higher organ...

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