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Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

...nt. This development brings to a head a series of developments in a year that has seen people all over the world ganging up against rising prices of essential life saving medicines. However critics say even now many in the poorer countries will be unable to afford the new drug cocktail as offered by Cipla. Anot...

Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique

... screening of high-risk groups of women. Further developments currently underway may allow the collection of cells from abnormal areas using the endoscope, avoiding the need for biopsy altogether. Although general anaesthetic has been used so far, it is also likely that the procedure may soon be possible with l...

Biotechnology on the lead

.... The completion of the human genome project, and developments in understanding of diseases like anthrax and botulism, will help in developing tests and vaccines that will protect society against bioterrorist attacks - as well as natural epidemics.// The annual meeting of the American Association for the Advanc...

WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

...his updated travel advice comes as a result of new developments in the multi-country outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). ?A further release said that the new travel advice is intended to limit further international spread of SARS by restricting travel to areas where the transmission patterns of...

Fixing the way to a Man’s Heart

...ns to this silent killer in men. New technological developments are allowing men to get diagnosed sooner and for the better. A ten minute EBCT scan can detect even the smallest amounts of calcium deposits on artery walls. This helps patients to find out before they are in serious trouble whether they have high ...

CoQ10 bioavailability increased by Nanotechnology

...lability by 70 per cent. Nanotechnology refers to developments on the nanometer scale, usually 0.1 to 100 nanometres. One nanometer equals one thousandth of a micrometer or one millionth of a millimeter. Many companies are currently active in nanofood research and development on a global scale.The nanofood mar...

And now it is vaccines for heart disease

...rosis, or hardening of the arteries, and described developments in vaccines that may reduce heart disease risk factors such as high cholesterol. The organism Chlamydia has been proven to increase atherosclerosis in humans.// By vaccinating against Chlamydia, scientists say, we can lessen atherosclerotic...

Research on HIV takes new direction

...sing new direction in AIDS research. These related developments are described in the current tissue. Both publications are peer-reviewed journals of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society.// The compounds, called guanidinoglycosides, are intended to prevent HIV from forming and sp...

Couples in Britain can have “designer” babis

...ould remain forever unchanged in the face of major developments in science and medicine.” The existing law bans the alteration of the genetic structure of any cell that is part of a human embryo but the government wants to test public opinion to see whether it could be allowed for research. Keywords:[Source: Decc...

Hazards of Electromagnetic Fields for children

Though technologic developments bring social and economic benefits to the society, the health consequences of these are difficult to predict and manage. With rapid advances in electromagnetic field (EMF) technologies and // communications, children are increasingly exposed to EMFs ...

Bird Flu Meet called by France for EU Countries

...Union and said it would also keep a close watch on developments in Romania. ...

Polio Fears Raised In Canada

...n public health officials are closely watching the developments in a little-known southwestern Ontario Amish community, where polio might have made reappearance after vaccine-related exposure among its members. // This exposure is thought to have occurred through visitors from the United States. Health official...

WHO Calls For Greater Emphasis On Combating AIDS

... prevention programmes worldwide, despite dramatic developments in political commitment and funding. Current interventions were also not sufficient to prevent the spread of HIV through illegal drugs injection, a major form of transmission in the Asia-Pacific region. While progress has been made in increasing ac...

ESRC offers new dynamics for old in UK

... the Institute of Education also supports learning developments for older people - through three targeted research projects. ESRC's Ian Diamond is clear about the Council's commitment: "We at the ESRC are committed to providing the best social science research on ageing, and strongly believe that the research ...

Aussie Nobel Prize Winners Receive Their Awards

...and I think that'll help new drugs and new vaccine developments in the future, so that's our hope," Professor Marshall said, adding that he hoped their effort would open the door for many other breakthroughs in the medical field. Dr Warren was pleased that their efforts had been recognized on an international ...

Fewer Breast Cancer Patients to Get Chemo

...ecommending chemotherapy. There have been several developments of late which help doctors decide who really needs chemotherapy.First is the realization that breast cancer is an umbrella of diseases with different causes, arise from different types of cells, are driven by different genes, and tend to be different...

Kirin Develops a Cure for Bird Flu

...isite. Stock market is closely watching the latest developments regarding the treatment facilities for bird flu. Nisshinbo Industries Inc. a textile industry owner told the press that his company in association with the Japanese university has developed a new material to raze bird flu. <br.Hence this fabri...

US Government Licenses New Hypertension Drug

...el walls. Researchers are hopeful that the recent developments would help tackle the potentially lethal disorder. Pulmonary hypertension is a condition of high blood pressure in the lungs, which is caused when the thin blood vessels get blocked. It affects the blood circulation system, connecting the right heart...

Drug Database Goes On Air

... the various treatment modalities and other latest developments in the field of science. Hence this database will be of great use to the patients than getting information through searching and understanding the various scientific literatures. For a given drug the various brand names under which they are availab...

Delaying Hernia Surgery Is Considered A Safe Option

...s. The survey involved a total of 720 men, and the developments were followed up for a period of between 2 to 4.5 years. A 6 month follow up period was adopted in the case of watchful waiting patients, while in the case of surgical repair patients, the follow up was between 3 and 6 months, in addition to annu...

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