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MSI puts on hold plans for operations in Chennai

... Chennai while it has decided to go ahead with the expansion of operations in the three states it currently operates. Informed sources claim that the company after its wait and watch policy to gauge whether competition in Chennai would wither away has arrived at a conclusion that it would better wait for some ...

Lamictal as add-on therapy for children with epilepsy

... their existing therapy. This new indication is an expansion of the //already-approved indications for adjunctive use in adults with partial seizures, and for the generalized seizures of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome in children two years of age and older. Partial seizures are the most common type of epilepsy and t...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...tion drug benefit to Medicare, marking the biggest expansion // of the politically popular entitlement program in its 38-year history. "The moon and the stars have lined up in our favor," House Speaker Dennis Hastert said at a rally-style press conference in the Capitol. "The time is upon us. It's now or n...

Problems Of a Growing Company

...hospital admissions. The study also found moderate expansion in the number of employees resulted in a decreased...nd a positive workplace. Actually, large and rapid expansion could lead to other problems such as difficulty in recruiting enough qualified personnel and an unst...

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

...y 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 ?-catenin leads to uncontrolled growth and gross disto...

New device for ailing heart fitted into first patient

... looks like a cuff around the artery. The rhythmic expansion of the heart is simulated by the ballon and it thus reinforces the pumping actions of the heart and forces the blood to fow at a faster sped down the artery. The device is monitored by electrical leads that transfers the data to a processor carried...

Treating Leukemia With Natural Cells

...f cyclophosphamide and fludarabine allowed for the expansion of infused natural killer cells. These donated cells thrived in some patients for more than 28 days, and five of the 19 patients achieved remission. However researchers say more research needs to be done in order to broaden the treatment capabilities...

An Exploration into Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetics

...th muscle, initiating an erection. The resulting expansion of penile blood vessels and smooth-muscle relaxation allows more blood to flow into the penis. This increased blood flow (shear stress) activates the eNOS in penile blood vessels causing sustained NO release, continued relaxation and full erection. ...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

...o an increase in vector-borne diseases through the expansion in the number and range of vector habitats. Contaminated surface water sources and large poorly functioning municipal water distribution systems contribute to transmission of waterborne bacterial diseases. Chlorination and safe water handling can e...

Cholesterol Can Cause Burst Arteries

... the bloodstream. It is this chain of events – the expansion of the liquid cholesterol as it crystallizes into a solid – that kick-start the body’s natural clotting process that, unfortunately in this case, works against the body, essentially shutting down the artery. It is the presence of the cholesterol cry...

Cell molecules behind neuro degenerative diseases

...ine why a correlation exists between polyglutamine expansion length and nerve cell death, or disease. They hypothesized that expansion of glutamines results in alternative structures forming within the protein that compete with its nor...

Rocket Factory Is Under The Risk Of Desert Fire In San Fernando

...s and home settlements towards the hill side, this expansion may cause great havoc unless it is controlled, several towns in the San Bernardino mountains, east of Los Angeles, were devastated in fires two years ago. The risk of fire to the Rocket factory, Rocketdyne factory is still there, this factory manuf...

Sex Played A Vital Role For Evolution Of Infectious Diseases

...hat sex played an important role in the pathogen's expansion may provide a useful model for the evolution of infectious diseases and parasites more generally, they said. After extensive genetic analysis of fungal samples, the researchers suggest that mating between two less harmful fungal strains of the same...

Chronic Exposure To Benzene May Result In Dysplasia

...ound to be frequently accompanied by clonal T cell expansion and alterations in T lymphocyte subsets. No clonal cytogenetic abnormalities were observed. . The authors conclude that these observations indicate that previous chronic exposure to benzene is associated with the development of BM dysplasia, and sug...

Apollo Hospitals to invest Rs 350 cr to add 1,800 beds

... Indian Healthcare Foundation. She said that the expansion would be through acquisitions and creation of green-field facilities. Ms Reddy said the new hospitals were planned nationwide. A study by the Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) had been commissioned on various locations for existing and new facilit...

Kalam To Lay Foundation Of Vellore Research Center

...will look at the mechanisms of differentiation and expansion of cells and how they could be manipulated for clinical purposes. Attempts will be made to genetically modify these cells for possible use in people with genetic diseases. The CMC research centre will be the first of a series of centers the Departme...

Wockhardt Group Plans Hospital In Delhi By End-2007

The Wockhardt Hospitals Group is planning expansion of its super-speciality hospital chain with a 280-bed hospital in Delhi, and bigger units in Kolkata and Bangalore.// "We have embarked on the construction of a new hospital at Pitampura (in west Delhi) which would be ready by 2007-end. We also plan...

AIDS Numbers Continue To Rise : WHO

... in 2003. The report also adds that because of the expansion of voluntary HIV testing and counseling, HIV cases in Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominican Republic and Haiti were on the decline an gave cause for optimism. However, there were five million new HIV-positive cases in 2005 and the total number of AID...

Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution

...ngered rivers are caused by a booming economy, the expansion of population and irrational development," the government's official Xinhua news agency quoted Chen as saying. Lack of adequate legislation and poor environmental monitoring were other factors contributing to the increasing pollution of China's riv...

Heart Functions Being Redefined By Researchers

...functions are comprised of both passive and active expansion phases, and contribute towards filling with blood, the pumping chamber. The latest discovery by the study reveals that the muscle layers on the pumping chamber’s outer surface make an additional contribution with regard to the active relaxation pha...

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