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A non-stick danger

...y damage the environment, a new study suggests.The commercial polymer, Teflon, is one of a class of chemicals known as fluorinated polymers whose non-stick properties are exploited in cooking utensils, ovens and combustion engines. However, when heated, these polymers can emit a chemical known as trifluoroace...

Chemists prepare for face-off with manufacturers

...ca nor in the Afghanistan! It is right here in the commercial capital of India --- Mumbai. And who are the warring parties? They are the pharmaceutical industry of the country and the RDCA or the Retail & Dispensing Chemists Association. The latter is a member body of over 5,000 retail druggists & chemists spre...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...te clubs, motorcycle gang members, male and female commercial sex workers, and bisexual and homosexual men. In one study, researchers led by Dr. Nora D. Volkow of Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook used an imaging technique called positron emission...

No allergy at all !

...to diagnose allergies, Szeinbach says, and not all commercial tests are created equal....

TV drug commercials prompt prescriptions

...for the drug they saw advertised. After watching a commercial for an asthma drug, about a quarter of viewers came away with the mistaken impression that there are drugs that can be used to replace an asthma inhaler. The study was conducted by interviewing 1,872 people who watched a series of commercials for p...

Resurgence Of Botulism

...ulism poisoning in recent years has been traced to commercial foods. One person died in California in 1994 after eating chowder that wasn't properly refrigerated, and after its expiration date. That same year several people became ill after eating twice-baked potatoes at a Texas restaurant. The botulism organis...

Prototype Detector detects Anthrax Quickly

...systems. The patent-applied-for detector, in which commercial interest has been expressed, would also aid security people making their rounds to locate point sources of the disease. The technique works by preconcentrating airborne particles on a tiny hotplate. The hotplate immediately vaporizes the fatty acid...

Abbott Laboratories to buy Biocompatibles' cardiovascular stent business

...cal device manufacturer also will assume worldwide commercial rights for all potential drug-coated stent products in Biocompatibles' pipeline. Abbott Laboratories said it expects the deal to be completed in the second quarter. Abbott shares fell 71 cents to $53.30 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange....

A way to eradicate allergy

...to diagnose allergies, Szeinbach says, and not all commercial tests are created equal....

SARS make Air India cut flights

...). The move comes as the body representing India's commercial pilots issued directives to its members not to fly on the Bombay-Hong Kong route. However Air India flights will be operated by pilots who are not members of the pilots body. Air India has already reduced the total number of flights from Bombay (Mumb...

Hope for 11 million children facing death from illnesses

...ldren at work, children and adolescents subject to commercial exploitation, those affected by natural or man made disasters, or those living with disabilities need special attention. For more information contact: Chris Powell - Information Officer Family and Community Health WHO, Geneva Telephone: (+41 22) ...

Senate assures ban on smoking

...rom the measure, which would allow cities to raise commercial tax rates beyond the current limits to deal with a... property values, which are going up, and stagnant commercial values. Romney and Senate President Robert E. Travaglini endorsed the bill, but House Speaker Thoma...

Estrogen Found To Protect the Colon Against Cancer

...ke compound found in soy. Diet four had Novasoy, a commercial product that contains a mixture of soy-derived compounds including genistein. Diet five contained estrone, a naturally occurring human estrogen. To their surprise, researchers found while all the soy plus estrogen diets gave some protection, the di...

Sleep Disorder,The Likely Cause Of Most Road Accidents

...r 31 percent to 41 percent of the major crashes of commercial vehicles. According to recent research, the latest...ep apnea. The study was done to help predict which commercial drivers are at risk of sleep apnea and could fall asleep at the wheel. Sleep apnea is a serious sle...

Preventing Colon Cancer With Estrogen

...ke compound found in soy. Diet four had Novasoy, a commercial product that contains a mixture of soy-derived compounds including genistein. Diet five contained estrone, a naturally occurring human estrogen. Researchers observed that the diet containing estrone was the most effective in preventing colon cancer...

Preventing Colon Cancer With Estrogen

...ke compound found in soy. Diet four had Novasoy, a commercial product that contains a mixture of soy-derived compounds including genistein. Diet five contained estrone, a naturally occurring human estrogen. Researchers observed that the diet containing estrone was the most effective in preventing colon cancer...

Pollution can cause damage to fetus in womb

...igarettes, and smoke from burnings carried out for commercial purposes. Examining 265 pairs of newborns and their mothers in New York City, the study was aimed to find out if environmental toxicity affects the susceptibility to cancer in human beings, especially babies. The results show that the PAH which ent...

Producing Vaccines from genetically modified crops

...cientific co-ordinators at Pharma –Planta say many commercial companies have withdrawn from vaccine development and production because of low economic returns ,however they say that Pharma-Planta hopes the technology it will develop over the course of its initial five years of funding will eventually boost the ...

Drugs Banned worldwide still available in India

...e taken only to help manufacturers and to suit the commercial interests of the pharmaceutical companies thereby affecting the drug regulatory mechanism in India and until such issues are not sorted out the existing situation would prevail. ...

Indian And Danish Research Agencies To Work Together For Osteoporosis

...in developing countries like India by investing in commercial projects together with industry. Commenting on the investment, Avesta Nordic chairman Helle Bechgaard said: "IFU had been keenly watching the rapid growth in the biotech sector globally, but more especially in India through our office in New Delhi ...

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