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"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...istance is needed to overcome chronic shortages in essential commodities such as firewood, energy saving stoves and soap." Otherwise, refugees were being forced to sell their food to meet the need for these items, it warned. The Kenyan government does not allow refugees to find employment outside the camps...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...gastric cancer, its prevention and early detection essential to reduce the risk of gastric cancer, the society says. Each year, 600 people are diagnosed with it and 400 die from it. But these numbers could soon be reduced if the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium achieves results through its new five-year...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...l distinct types of interneurons, neurons that are essential for the sense of smell. To the team's surprise, the adult neural stem cells in the various regions of the subventricular zone each gave rise to only very specific subsets of interneurons. Moreover, the stem cells were not susceptible to being re-sp...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...atory molecules known as chemokines and as such is essential to suppressing the development of skin cancer. They show that D6-deficient mice are acutely sensitive to SCC formation and that D6 expression is induced in cells in close proximity to invasive SCC cells from human oral SCCs. In the absence of D6, s...

Fibrinogen may Inhibit Spinal Cord Regeneration

...peutic approach wouldnt interfere with fibrinogens essential role in coagulation, because its blood-clotting mechanism depends on binding with a different receptor....

Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons

...ose to market through a clothing catalogue. "It is essential the public understands that aesthetic procedures, even if they are non-surgical, are not commodities to buy off-the-shelf and cannot later be exchanged for a different style or size. "Side effects from injectables may be rare but they do happen, and ...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...from normal human platelets - a type of blood cell essential for clotting. The sample is incubated and exposed to repeated rounds of ultrasound, which break the prions up into more numerous smaller particles. The research was carried out by the University of Edinburgh National CJD Surveillance Unit working ...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...od rich in fat, high in energy density, and low in essential micronutrients, than do European children." That is ultimately a cultural issue -- a result of a fast-food lifestyle that may have long-term consequences for growing bones. Public and corporate policies play a role as well: the United States stands o...

Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified

...t for myelination and remyelination, the processes essential to the creation and repair of the brain's white ma... When white matter is injured or defective, the essential functions of information relay are impaired, according to the background information in a paper, to ...

Deficiency of Vitamin D Levels may Be Common in Healthy Kids

...ealthy have inadequate levels of vitamin D that is essential when it comes to preventing bone diseases such as rickets . The findings are based on a study conducted by researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, US, who analysed 382 healthy children between six years and 21 years of age. The ...

Obesity Drug may Hold Potent Cancer Treatments

... "Understanding this drug-protein interaction is essential for designing new drugs," Lowther said. Researchers then screened hundreds of thousands of compounds to identify the ones that interacted with cancer cells in the same way as orlistat and narrowed the list of possibilities down to a dozen. The re...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

... of healthcare centers in remote areas and improve essential healthcare supplies. The government continues to work toward delivering effective and affordable healthcare services to the population's vulnerable sections residing in rural areas through its common minimum program and national rural health missio...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...mental in myelination and remyelination, processes essential to the creation and repair of the brains white mat... colleagues study used mouse models to identify an essential protein and its signaling activity in the processes of myelination and remyelination. These processe...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...alities. We believe such specialised research is essential in order to develop treatments and care that meet the very specific needs of some of the sickest children across the UK....

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...d their cars home. Their work has become such an essential part of life in Seoul and other major cities of South Korea that the national statistical office last year began monitoring the price of replacement driver services as an element in calculating the benchmark consumer price index. An estimated 100,000...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

... the synthetic form of folate, a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth. After intestinal absorption, folic acid is converted to methyltetrahydrofolate, found naturally in foods such as leafy green vegetables, legumes and citrus fruits. The body's response to folic acid appears to be complex, says Mason. ...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...blood cells in primary culture, RXR was absolutely essential for APL development in PML/RARA transgenic mice. ...omotetrameric complexes and recruitment of RXR are essential components of RARA-induced transformation and that RXR is a key member of the PML/RARA-associated on...

Viagra Improves Heart Function, Finds Study

...ery year, and we've just learned something new and essential about how it works," Nagendran said. "This drug can have an immediate and direct clinical application, so we're pretty excited about these findings," Michelakis added. The research will appear next week in Circulation, a journal of the American H...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

...timately adopted, Cahoy argues that "a revision of essential international law is required to both better enable access and shore up innovation incentives. "Considering the problem in terms of remuneration rather than the legal right to license, one can arrive at clearer, more equitable solutions," he conclude...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...e is inadequate to deal with nanotechnology. It is essential that EPA move quickly to recognize the novel biological and ecological characteristics of nanoscale materials. It can do this only by using the new uses provisions of TSCA, a subject not mentioned in the EPAs inventory document. With the approach o...

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