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RANBAXY - enters anti-AIDS segment

... an end to the guesswork that the US company would convert the distribution arrangement into a financial bind. Ranbaxy has ruled out the possibility of forming a joint venture with Dade Behring for the diagnostic business, which is a part of Ranbaxy. The company's main motive is to develop this anti-viral dr...

Lose Weight With New Wonder Slimming FDA approved Prescription Drug

... pass through the gut undigested. Your body cannot convert these excess calories to fatty tissue or use them as a source of energy. This will therfore help you to reduce your weight, maintain your lower weight and minimise any weight regain. The impact of Xenical treatment on quality of life was examined i...

Focus on DNA transcription

... state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the// ...

Silicon eye implants

...e chip contains 3,500 microscopic solar cells that convert light into electrical impulses and works by replacing damaged photoreceptors,the light-sensing cells of the eye.The chip cannot help people with blindness caused by severe glaucoma or diabetes....

Creating brain cells from bone marrow

...d other chemicals and found they could get them to convert into neurons. Normally such stem cells form muscle, bone, cartilage and fat. The researchers say they were very surprised to find the cells could be persuaded to turn into neurons//, it flies in the face of much of what we know about development of...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...use of the eye’s photoreceptors.// These receptors convert images into electric impulses. Researchers reported that tests show faces can be recognised and words in large type can be read. Human tests started recently.Dr. Mark Humayun, formerly of the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins Univers...

Knee fat turns into cartilage

...opkins University now report that it's possible to convert the cells from the fat pad behind the knee cap into cartilage or bone cells. They even managed to grow them into cartilage tissue by having the cells infused onto a special biodegradable matrix. The work has enormous potential and many applications. ...

Composite fillings to hasten work procedures

...han other calcium phosphates and has a tendency to convert to the stable dental mineral hydroxyapatite, which is the main inorganic component of teeth.” The product is biocompatible and has remineralization potential, he explains. Simply put, it re-deposits the hydroxyapatite in areas of the tooth damaged ...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...e use of the eye’s photoreceptors. These receptors convert images into electric impulses. Researchers reported that tests show faces can be recognised and words in large type can be read. Human tests started recently. Dr. Mark Humayun, formerly of the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins Univ...

DNA helps in cellular function

... state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the// ...

Artificial silicon retina

...e chip contains 3,500 microscopic solar cells that convert light into electrical impulses and works by replacing damaged photoreceptors,the light-sensing cells of the eye.The chip cannot help people with blindness caused by severe glaucoma or diabetes....

DNA transcription to be focused

... state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA.// When the chemical site is occupied, it markedly speeds up the p...

Hope For Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

... on the active medication were also less likely to convert to full-blown MS. About a third of those receiving beta interferon developed definite disease, compared to about half of those on the placebo.The study involved 131 patients who received the beta interferon injections and 132 who received placebo inj...

New breed of mice to live longer

...nzyme catalase. The cells can use this catalase to convert hydrogen peroxide that can damage cells into water and molecular oxygen, in the ctytoplasm of the cells. The mice, created by the research team of University of Washington, Seattle, US, can produce high levels of catalase in their mitochondria of the...

Post-Menopausal Status May Cause Tooth Decay

...est among them. Enzymes produced by these bacteria convert all foods-especially sugar and starch into acids. Bacteria, acid, food debris, and saliva combine in the mouth to form a sticky substance called plaque that adheres to the teeth. For more information on Tooth decay: http://www.medindia.net/pati...

Compounds Found In The Vegetable Broccoli Could Have Anti-Cancer Properties

...nds - but researchers used an enzymatic process to convert the glucosinolates to isothiocyanates. They then treated two human bladder cancer cell lines and one mouse cell line with varying amounts of glucosinolates and isothiocyanates. Even though glucosinolates are converted to isothiocyanates, the research...

New Tools To Identify Flu Strains

...me biological processes that the HIV virus uses to convert RNA to DNA to replicate itself and elude the immune system. Then, a segment of the DNA is reproduced in a process called PCR, or "polymerase chain reaction," and enzymes are released that "digest," or cut that DNA at certain points. "The way the gen...

Researchers Gather Stem Cells From Discarded Placenta

...hat their findings will now be able to help people convert a medical waste into a highly useful source for numerous treatments in the cases of transplantation and regeneration of cells. With millions of live births every year, sourcing cells from the placenta can be relatively easier than sourcing stem cells...

Pill might be able to reduce the damage loud noise does to your hearing

... of the ear's sound receptors -- hair cells, which convert the mechanical energy of incoming sound waves into nerve messages to the brain. As hair cells die off, hearing erodes permanently. So it makes sense to try to build up the ear's antioxidant defenses as a preventive step, and as a fast treatment after...

Enzyme Responsible For Congenital Blindness

...lls, looking for a gene that caused these cells to convert vitamin A into 11 cis retinol. The researchers are now studying the effects on retinoid isomerase activity of specific disease causing mutations in the RPE65 gene, which should provide more data on the cause of Leber congenital amaurosis and on how...

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