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Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...ree of cost to battle HIV through a programe to be coordinated by World Health Organization and the United Nations. "Together with our partners in the United Nations and the WHO, we now have a framework to offer Diflucan to the least-developed nations targeted by the UN and the WHO as the most affected by the A...

Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...ree of cost to battle HIV through a programe to be coordinated by World Health Organization and the United Nations. "Together with our partners in the United Nations and the WHO, we now have a framework to offer Diflucan to the least-developed nations targeted by the UN and the WHO as the most affected by the A...

Lowering Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

...s types of estrogenic compounds. //In a new study, coordinated through the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, researchers are studying exemestane to determine if it can further reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence among post-menopausal women. John Cole, M.D., from the Ochsner Clinic in ...

Baltimore doctors perform three simultaneous kidney transplants

... in each operating room. Dr.Montgomery called the coordinated operations "logistically a monumental experience," and described the matching of each of the three transplant patients with a healthy stranger as a "Eureka-type moment." Montgomery said the patients had cleared the most dangerous time for transplant...

New Hair in 15 Days Could Now Be A Possibility Say Researchers

...air follicle progenitor cells, triggering a highly coordinated program of proliferation followed by expansion into the multiple differentiated cell types that comprise the mature, growing hair follicle. In contrast to the effects of transient and regulated beta-catenin activation, prolonged activation of ?-caten...

Yogurt To Control Obesity

...urt has got anti-obesity properties and helps in a coordinated increase in lipid utilization and decrease in lipogenesis. The study took recordings of two groups of obese subjects, one group was put on balanced deficit diets and the other was put on yogurt treatment. Dietary macronutrients and fiber were held...

London Emergency Services Receive Wide Appreciation

...ountries like India where most cities have no such coordinated action plan in place. br>...

The Use of Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID) to tackle the growing menace of counterfeit drugs

...e several intermediates. Thus officials say that a coordinated effort among pharma companies, packaging companies, machinery manufacturers, regulatory authorities and retailers are necessary to curtail this menace....

Molecule aids fight E. Coli Infections

...ter. As members of the body's extensive and highly coordinated warrior forces that fight such infectious agents, macrophages destroy the enemy by ingesting it in a process called phagocytosis. The researchers detailed these defensive maneuvers in fruitflies in an advance online publication of the British journal...

People Still Neglect To Use Sunscreen In Spite Of Cancer Warnings

...he study’s authors advocate for the development of coordinated skin cancer prevention programs that specifically target college athletes. Such programs could reach more than 250,000 athletes each year and could have a major impact on reducing the number of skin cancers that these athletes are at risk for develop...

Improved parent-physician communication to prevent hospitalizations for childhood asthma

...ducation about childhood asthma and the need for a coordinated move involving both the family and the physician. The areas that would require specific attention in this regard include means of keeping away children from asthma triggers such as cigarette smoke, dust and pests and the importance of medication th...

Crusade Against Cancer: Collaborations On The Anvil

...ctive treatments. Their medical research will be coordinated by the newly-formed Manchester Cancer Research Center and it is hoped the center will come up with major breakthroughs within five years. The hub of the MCRC will be at Christie Hospital with researchers from the University's Faculty of Life Science...

Doctors take part in walk: a step towards creating diabetes awareness

...e participating in this event. The event is being coordinated and organized by Dr K Kannan, president, Diabetic Association of India, Dr Asirvatham, head of the Department of Diabetology, GRH and Novo Nordisk, business manager, Vasudevan. The release said that there were 30 million people suffering from diabet...

Health bonds to immunize the poor

...e recipient countries with predictable, stable and coordinated aid flows to finance the investments needed to reduce mortality related to poverty. If countries achieve the health goals set for 2015, more than 70 million children who live in the world's poorest countries will receive each year life-saving vacci...

Decoding the Fungi Genome Will Save Millions of Lives.

...llin and cyclosporin," said The David Denning, who coordinated the project. However, they also produce toxins known as mycotoxins, such as aflatoxin which can cause liver cancer. Aspergillus causes a life-threatening infection for transplant and leukemia patients, as well as being a major allergen for asthmati...

U.K. Government to reduce waiting time of patients for non-emergency surgery

...eks but, feel that it is possible if there is more coordinated work plan to increase the productivity of treatment, government doctors should allot more time for consultation for outpatient and an interaction between the Government health service and private sector in specialty consultancy and in performing spec...

Chinese Health Officials To Discuss Preparation Of Bird Flu

... flu in the United States. The meeting would be coordinated by officials of the Lincoln Park Zoo, according to press reports by Kelly McGrath, official spokeswoman. Representatives from other similar organizations such as American Zoo and Aquarium Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C...

Chemical Signaling Helps Regulate Sensory Map Formation In The Brain

...hic mapping." The term describes the creation of a coordinated connection that allows positional information from a grid of sensors, in this case the light-sensitive cells in the retina, to be smoothly and systematically transferred to their target, the structures in the brain that interpret information from the...

A New Focus For The Mechanism Of Nerve Growth

...s long been known that such advance depends on the coordinated assembly of actin filament networks. This study implicates the molecular motor, myosin II, as a key part of the process of recycling the actin networks and ultimately sensing and directing nerve growth. Proteins in the Myosin family function as mol...

China Crowned the Diabetic Capital of the World

...uild a mass of people who would interact to have a coordinated research to answer important questions. Hence she insisted that prevention is the best option to reduce the increasing number rather than treatment. She also mentioned India's initiative to develop a national programme for non-communicable diseases...

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