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Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs

...protein has three identical subunits, each of them consisting of four spiral structures that cover the nuclear membrane. Also the exact position and characteristics of the active sites, where activating or blocking molecules can attach, have been identified. With this knowledge it is now achievable to shape n...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...irect-to-consumer advertising campaign "One Less," consisting of television, print and online ads. The upbeat commercials feature young women and girls engaged in a variety of activities -- playing soccer, shooting baskets, skateboarding, drumming, and dancing -- saying that they want to be "one less statistic,...

Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

...ministry has already set up a monitoring committee consisting of members from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), district health officials and NGOs and residents' welfare associations to prevent the spread of mosquito breeding. "We are also taking the help of elected representatives of MC...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...here points are continuously acquired multimodally consisting of essential and optional components administered by a centrally held validated portfolio. Re-certification will not be easy but if designed and administered correctly, it will certainly in the long run have positive effects on patient care....

Cutting Calories, Not Exercise, Plays Bigger Role In Maintaining Weight Loss

... those who gained weight, and tended to eat a diet consisting of low energy density foods, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains. A low energy density diet means an individual can eat more yet take in fewer calories than with high energy density foods. While the importance of physical activity is well e...

DNA-damage Test Could Aid Drug Development

...cells containing an easily detected 'micronucleus' consisting of fragments of nuclear DNA. Unlike the current procedure, which injects the compound into a live mouse, the new assay is a cell-culture system that could allow hundreds or thousands of tests to be performed from the bone marrow of a single mouse, an...

Off-label and Untested Use of Drug-coated Stents Appears Widespread

... at 140 U.S. academic and community hospitals, and consisting of 7,752 patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI, balloon angioplasty) between January and June 2005. The study objective was to determine the frequency, safety, and effectiveness of drug-eluting stents for off-label and untest...

How to Cope With Side Effects from Pelvic Radiotherapy

...the Pelvic Radiotherapy Information Steering Group consisting of a number of experts in this field of treatment, the distribution of these booklets has been made possible by a partnership between Cancer Research UK and Cancerbackup. The charities are planning to work together on a number of joint projects and t...

Young Indians Say Cheers to White Spirits

...firm Euromonitor International, the spirits market consisting of whisky, rum, brandy and vodka has been growing at eight-nine percent annually over the last five-six years despite high tariffs and entry barriers on foreign brands....

Disaster Balloons can Be Used to Keep Communication Intact During Calamities

... has proposed a balloon based communication system consisting of a set of ground-and air-based monitoring systems that will look for signs of a natural disaster. These will include gadgets to measure low atmospheric pressures and high winds that indicate a hurricane, ground movement that accompanies an earthq...

A Handful of Pistachios a Day Helps to Keep Your Heart Healthy

...h moderately high cholesterol levels, a daily diet consisting of 15 percent of calories from pistachios (about two to three ounces or one to two handfuls of kernels) over a four-week period favourably improved some blood lipid levels. The finding adds to a growing body of evidence that pistachios may offer p...

Elevate End- Of- Life Experience by Enhancing Quality of Hospice Care

...s for the final journey. A team of professionals consisting of doctors, nurses, counselors, home health aides, social workers, and bereavement counselors work together in hospice care units to provide support and comfort to the terminally ill and their families. Many of the terminally ill patients suffering ...

Brief Intervention on HIV and Alcohol Risk Encourages Safer Sex

..., or a 20-minute educational control intervention, consisting of HIV information alone. The 60-minute intervention included the informational component of the control condition, plus a motivational component based on the World Health Organization's brief alcohol counseling model, and finally a skills-buildin...

Electronic Tagging - for the Elderly Now!

...agging is a form of non-surreptitious surveillance consisting of an electronic device attached to a person or vehicle, allowing their whereabouts to be monitored. In general, devices locate themselves using GPS and report their position back to a control centre. The Global Positioning System is network of sat...

Experimental Flu Vaccine Appears Promising in Early Tests

...eagues evaluated an experimental influenza vaccine consisting of recombinant HA expressed in insect cells by a recombinant baculovirus (rHA0). The clinical trial was conducted at three U.S. academic medical centers during the 2004-2005 influenza season and included 460 healthy adults. Participants were randomly...

Scientists Decode Genome of Oral Pathogen

...gram-positive bacterium is a circular DNA molecule consisting of approximately 2.4 million base pairs. They analyzed the S. sanguinis genome and found that it was larger than other streptococci that have been sequenced. Some of this extra DNA was apparently adopted from another bacterium and encodes genes that ...

Younger Siblings of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Score Low

...onditions known as the "broader autism phenotype," consisting of traits that are similar to those associated with autism but are not severe enough to cause disability. Approximately 6 to 9 percent of younger siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders (including autism and related conditions) develop au...

Indian Films With Smoking Scenes may Get 'A' Certificate

...PHFI has an empowered, independent governing board consisting of representatives from the government, philanthropists and leading Indian and international professionals. Its members include health secretary Naresh Dayal, planning commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Indian Council of Medical Re...

Forsyth Scientists Wiping Out Tooth Decay Through School-based Cavities Prevention Program

...ive a dental exam, tooth cleaning, preventive care consisting of sealants, fluoride, temporary fillings when necessary, and oral health education two times a year without ever leaving their school. Of the children enrolled in the pilot program, 77% had untreated cavities and 13% had acute infections or absces...

World Kidney Day – Caring for the Kidney

...ulty in breathing. Simple laboratory techniques, consisting of simple urine and blood tests help in the detection of this complex disease. If left undetected kidney disease may lead to progressive kidney loss, requiring dialysis or a transplantation, or it may lead to a premature death due to the associat...

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