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El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...a peak in cholera. These results indicate that the dynamics of cholera in Bangladesh are consistent with a remote forcing by ENSO. The climate-disease story might be even more complicated and needs further research. In the case of Bangladesh, "another mediating factor in the ENSO-cholera relation might be the...

Anti-fungal drug - Griseofulvin may help treat cancer

...lude by saying- "A mild suppression of microtubule dynamics by griseofulvin in tumor cells, combined with the effects of more powerful drugs working through other mechanisms, might provide a therapeutic advantage for treatment of certain tumors." The work is a collaborative work between Wilson's lab, in UCS...

T-waves to sweep over imaging technology

... mail, and help researchers understand the complex dynamics involved in protein folding. Objects at room temperature emit thermal energy in the THz range. This radiation is extremely useful for sensing and imaging objects, with major advantages over other techniques. T-ray systems offer more than just images...

Generic Drugs Usage In US Can Save $20 Billion – Express Script Surve

...d on an evaluation of clinical efficacy and market dynamics of branded and generic medications. Steve Miller, MD, Express Scripts Vice President, Research said, 'We have only scratched the surface in taking advantage of the money-saving potential of clinically sound generic drugs, as additional generics come...

Fluorescent markers to distinguish Trypanosoma brucei strains causing Sleeping Sickness

...infecting site genotypes and the tracking of their dynamics have been // ficult with traditional methods based...some infections and their implications for disease dynamics and control. The authors assert that they will be of specific interest to researches addressing ecol...

International Conference On Malaria - 'Laveran To Genomics'

...strengthened the knowledge base about transmission dynamics in different eco systems”. On this special occasion it was told that the Malaria Research Centre will be renamed as National Institute of malaria. Government is planning to introduce a new combination drug to combat malaria due to increased resista...

Researchers discover mechanism behind protein folding

... Laboratory are studying the biopolymer structural dynamics of proteins to understand the mechanism of protein folding. The new theory on protein folding unfolds the mystery of // how a protein is incorrectly folded which leads to diseases and the study is to be published in the Journal Proceedings of the Nat...

Govt Keen To Propagate Stem Cell Research On Right Track

...that quackery could be avoided.'' A committee on dynamics of stem cell research will be set up to address the ethical issues involved in researches and therapies because these are important. A practical guide of do's and don'ts associated with stem cells would be prepared and ICMR would take a...

ESRC offers new dynamics for old in UK

...he family amid increasing life expectancy, and the dynamics of ageing are changing as never before. In a move to tackle such challenges, the ESRC's ageing related research includes a major interdisciplinary research program - the New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA). This initiative will provide a strong eviden...

Adult Children Fail to Understand Parents Wishes

...cusing on whether the interaction style and family dynamics enable a child to be good at predicting. The characteristics of the family relationship which make good predictors out of children are sought to be identified through the research. An educative portion is also a part of the research being conducte...

Time to wake up as conservationists

...look at climate change, disturbance and tall shrub dynamics in the western Canadian arctic andsubarctic. Julia McCleave from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada) will study the regional integration of national parks in Canada. Ivan Diaz from Santiago, C...

Global Warming Will Result In the Extinction Of Amphibians

...rnal Nature, reveals how the warming may alter the dynamics of a skin fungus that is fatal to amphibians. The climate-driven fungal disease, the authors say, has hundreds of species around the world teetering on the brink of extinction....

US Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

...field and laboratory studies of the morphology and dynamics of natural and managed river channels at a range of scales." NAS Public Welfare Medal will go to Normal R.Augustine, retired chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md., for “contributions to the vitality of science in the United States ...

A New Focus For The Mechanism Of Nerve Growth

...nt in living cells. They used FSM to monitor actin dynamics in nerve cells treated with a new drug called blebbistatin, that relaxes non-muscle myosin II and effectively blocks processes such as cell division. "Past research has focused on how actin structures are assembled at the leading edges of motile cell...

Cortex Of Youth With Superior IQ Matures Fast

... explained Rapoport. "Rather, IQ is related to the dynamics of cortex maturation." The observed differences are consistent with findings from functional magnetic resonance imaging, showing that levels of activation in prefrontal areas correlates with IQ, note the researchers. They suggest that the prolonged t...

Ranbaxy Expands By Acquiring A Generic Company In Belgium

...ove will allow 'Ranbaxy to anticipate local market dynamics and capitalise on the changing business landscape, in the Benelux countries'. Belgium is the seventh largest pharmaceutical market in Europe. Ranbaxy plans to manage operations in the Benelux territories, including Belgium, the Netherlands and Lu...

Supercomputers To Assist In Thwarting Bird Flu Epidemic In Future

...celebrated Scalable Parallel Short-range Molecular dynamics (SPaSM) large-scale simulation platform developed for the nuclear weapons program. It runs on the Los Alamos supercomputer known as Pink, a 1,024-node (2,048 processor) LinuxBIOS/BProc “Science Appliance” running Clustermatic 3, the largest single-sy...

Schizophrenia Complicates With Altered Receptor Activity

...ll focus on identifying differences in interactive dynamics of proteins in the PSD. The postmortem brain stimulation method, established in this study, breaks out of the boundaries of previous research using postmortem brain tissue. Postmortem studies have historically focused on snapshot analyses of the br...

Super-bug MRSA Getting Fitter And Out of Control

...llance systems that are able to monitor the clonal dynamics of MRSA over wide geographical areas, but also to provide the resources for early recognition of MRSA carriers through rapid screening. MRSA is fast becoming an increasing problem for many countries over the recent years. The Office for National St...

Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer Seen Among Women Infected with Multiple HPV Types

...ct of the newly approved vaccine, Gardasil, on the dynamics of HPV infection. "Women who harbor multiple infections are at higher risk for cervical lesions than those ever infected with one type only and should be followed more closely," said Eduardo L. Franco, Dr.PH., leader of the study and professor of e...

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