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Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

... hit areas. In the ghost town of Bhuj, anti social elements went on a looting spree of abandoned houses, which were ravaged by the quake. Police patrolling has been intensified in Bhuj and surrounding areas. Monks belonging to a Hindu religious group have started handing out cups of cooked vegetable and ric...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...ly apparent in the children since they inherit key elements of their immune systems from their parents, and thus there is a strong chance that they will be programmed to target the same regions that the mother targeted. In mothers in whom mutations has already arisen, the children could not target the virus e...

Beer does good

...ave identified that high glucose levels damage key elements of cells called the mitochondria. These are mini-organs which are responsible for converting glucose// into the energy needed by cells to function properly. When the mitochondria found in the cells of the outer lens of eye are damaged in this way it ...

Heriditary dental disorders

...r. Kulkarni said. "We think the gene might contain elements that respond to TGF-b1. Or perhaps other genes, influenced by TGF-b1, may indirectly control dspp." TGF-b1 is a member of the superfamily of TGF proteins that have many diverse functions in normal development throughout the body. It has long been kno...

Jumping genes eliminate sections of DNA

...wn previously that components of DNA called Line 1 elements jumped around, inserted themselves in the middle o... describing the results of the research. These L1 elements technically are classified as transposons -- bits of DNA that can move around to different positions...

Hope for 11 million children facing death from illnesses

...scent health. The strategy brings together crucial elements to reduce childhood deaths and long term disability. It also aims to reduce the 1.4 million adolescent deaths each year. Last year, the number of children and adolescents who died was double the total number of adult deaths from AIDS, tuberculosis an...

The 'lazy man's yoga"

...a Thai massage involves some massage, but the main elements of the session include yoga poses and twisting. "There's not anything that you have to do," said Phoebe Diftler, Sahakian's Thai massage therapist. "Sometimes you're asked to move over or from side to side or front to back or reach your arms back, ...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...ison to quickly identify genes and gene regulatory elements in the dog genome that match those in other mammal...pecies at lower cost and still annotate [identify] elements of the human genome with equal power," they said. A more complete genetic sequencing of the dog i...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...ison to quickly identify genes and gene regulatory elements in the dog genome that match those in other mammal...pecies at lower cost and still annotate [identify] elements of the human genome with equal power," they said. A more complete genetic sequencing of the dog i...

Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec

...hese could include police and fire fighters, other elements of the armed services worldwide, larger corporations, states or smaller countries, and schools and universities.” ...

A way to a mans heart !

...edical journals stress the importance of these two elements (Yoga and Healthy Eating) to help increase human life expectancy. As these habits reduce risk for specific diseases, like cancer and heart disease. A study undertaken by the institute of Harvard School of Public Health in Boston analyzed data from...

Stress and mood fatigue may affect the diet in pregnancy

... growth of the fetus and needs to contain the food elements like folic acid and other vitamins amongst other things. The study points out that women who are more often exhausted or stressed tend to eat more of one kind of foods, like carbohydrates etc. The researchers had looked into 134 women who had low r...

A new horizon

...pe of stem cell, one that renews circulating blood elements such as red and white blood cells. A combination of stem cell and cloning techniques may make it possible to grow from scratch human tissues for use in transplants. At a cloning conference in London this week, a leading UK embryologist predicted t...

Vitamin E Found To reduce bladder cancer risk

...Researchers say they would like to tease out which elements of the diet are especially healthful. Many studies have shown that people who eat lots of fruits and vegetables have lower risk of cancer. However, these foods contain more than 100 potentially helpful vitamins, minerals and other substances, and no ...

Radio-guided Neurosurgery for treatment of Brain cancer

...ected and removed effectively. Radioisotopes are elements such as carbon or technetium, which have been manipulated, in a nuclear device called cyclotoron. These devices make the molecules emit small and harmless amounts of radioactivity. When injected into patients with brain tumors, the isotope concentrat...

Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis in the future

...in and out of the cell. In addition, certian other elements like sodium and potassium are also involved. Our body knows how to separate these things all by itself. Sodium is usually higher outside the cell, potassium is higher inside the cell and chloride, depending on the cell type, can be the same or differ...

Treating Dental Problems Of Abused Children Need Special Care

...s between some aspects of the abuse experience and elements of dental care. Patients are expected to trust the professional to do what is best for them. The professional often assures them, much as the abusers did, that while the experience may be painful or unpleasant, in the end it will be good for them. B...

Evoprinter, a multigenomic comparative tool for rapid identification of functionally important DNA

...es holds promise in identifying the cis-regulatory elements central to the dynamic interplay between a gene and its transcriptional regulators. This cross-species comparison, termed phylogenetic footprinting, is based on the hypothesis that functionally important sequences evolve at a significantly slower rat...

Tigecycline – New Generation Tetracycline With Broad Spectrum Antibacterial Activit

...hat of the tetracyclines but additional structural elements increase its potency and impede the mechanisms of bacterial resistance associated with the tetracyclines. Source: Nature Reviews Drug Discovery...

Biopsies Of Human Skin And Bone Marrow Support T Cell Development

...nating self from non-self, directing less specific elements of the immune system in the performance of effector functions, and serving as a repository for immunologic memory. The ability to generate T cells suitable for use in human patients could lead to significant advances in the treatment of immunodefic...

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