Tag: "final" at medical news
British Doctors on Everest Mission Get Bitter Dose
...ories on Mt Everest as it went higher up, with the final
one at South Col, at an altitude of 8,000 m. An offshoot of the experiment, Project Everest, aimed to recruit over 1,000 volunteers to measure their heart rates and breathing at high altitudes in order to come up with fitness programmes in the futu...
MIT Biologists Solve Vitamin Puzzle
...MIT) and Harvard researchers have discovered// the final
piece of the synthesis pathway of vitamin B12--the only vitamin synthesized exclusively by microorganisms. B12, the most chemically complex of all vitamins, is essential for human health. Four Nobel Prizes have been awarded for research related to ...
Tooth Decay Bacteria Evolved Along With Man
...on six continents over the past two decades. His final
analysis focused on over 60 strains of S. mutans collected from Chinese and Japanese; Africans; African-Americans and Hispanics in the United States; Caucasians in the United States, Sweden, and Australia; and Amazon Indians in Brazil and Guyana. "...
Kerala Youth Die of Carbon Monoxide Inhalation
...iquor from a nearby outlet. One of them had made a final
call on his mobile phone at 4.45 p.m. The girl was found dead inside the car while the bodies of two others were seen sprawled on the garage floor. Possibly two had rushed out of the car at the last minute but could not manage to open the closed...
NRI Doctors Relocate to India
...r there want to visit the facility and then take a final
decision on taking up a job in this country, says AHS. Dr Hassan Tehrani, a 39-year-old British citizen, has given up a flourishing career as a cardiac and endovascular surgeon in the US and has moved over to Gurgaon. He says, "Initially, I was...
Micro-jets for Painless Needle-free Injections
... "The chamber is connected to a nozzle that has a final
diameter of about 50-100 micrometers. The chamber ...et, and it is too early to accurately estimate the final
cost of the novel drug delivery system, said Mitragotri. However, US drug delivery firm StrataGent L...
Ranbaxy Gets FDA Approval for Insomnia Drug
... said that the product would be launched following final
approval from the FDA. This would give yet another opportunity for Ranbaxy to expand its product portfolio by offering an affordable generic alternative, he added. The Jacksonville, Florida-based Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a wholly owned subsi...
EU Considers Allowing Cloned Meat, Milk on Market
...ssion the request received," the agency stated. "A final
mandate will be agreed with the Commission, taking into account issues such as the proposed timetable for working on such a complex opinion." EFSA plans to produce a report within six months. The issue reared its head in the EU earlier this year ...
GM Rice to Tackle Diarrhea
...ect before the end of March. Any decision to grant final
approval would be taken only subsequently....
Exam Time Boosts Sales of Memory Enhancers
...of Rs.250 million this season. Chemists term the final
examination time as "memory power boom" season as ... it will aid in building their memory ahead of the final
exams. "I get eight to 10 calls a day seeking advice on which medicine to take for improving a st...
Parents Should Do Their Homework to Aid Autistic Child's Education
...a tailored program. * Remember that you have the final
say in how your child is served. If, after an appropriate amount of time, you feel that a particular approach is not working or that your child is not progressing quickly enough, ask for a change. "A good educator and clinician will always be willing...
NICE Gives the Final ‘NO’ to Roche’s Tarcva
...che's once-a-day lung cancer// pill Tarceva as its final
decision on the matter. It says that the drug is of limited use and too expensive to be given on the NHS. This decision will only flame the fires of controversy over access to expensive modern cancer treatments, as it follows bickering over whet...
No Smoking During Play Rehearsals: UK’s Health Ministry Drops the Curtain
...actors will be allowed to light up only during the final
performance and not during any rehearsals. This, believes Equity, the Actors union, is unfair. Says spokes man Martin McGrath: 'We believe that in terms of artistic integrity, performers should be able to rehearse properly with any prop, including...
UN Health Agency, Partners Seek Total Eradication of Polio
...atal disease is nipped out. Mounting a hopefully final
assault on polio, the United Nations health agency and its partners have pledged to raise within 12 months, and then sustain for as long as needed, vaccination levels in the last four endemic countries to those that stopped the sometimes paralysing a...
Hope for Obese Canines
...nly as recommended. Yet what vets hope for, is a final
change in owner’s habits as is it primarily due to over- feeding and negligence in exercising their dog, that leads to most canines piling on the pounds. Says Vet Grant Petrie: "The treatment is only for a two month period and at the end of that we...
Milk from Cloned Cows is Not Welcome at the Nation's Biggest Milk Company
... meat and milk from cloned animals and could grant final
approval by year's end. The government has aske...tarily keep clones away from the food supply until final
approval is granted. Smaller companies such as Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and Organic Valley previou...
Genetic Test for Type II Diabetes Moves Closer
...cles of beta-cells. This gene is implicated in the final
stages of insulin biosynthesis, which involve the co-crystallisation with zinc. Notably, the over-expression of the SLC30A8 gene in insulinoma cells (pancreatic endocrine cancer cells) increases glucose-stimulated insulin secretion leading to hypogly...
Special Exams to Help Failing Medical Students
...xaminations will be conducted shortly. However, final
year MBBS students believe that these examinations...cting the examination over and over again," says a final
year medical student of the college on condition of anonymity. The university administration says...
Ranbaxy Gets FDA Approval for Depression Drug
...ceived the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s final
approval to manufacture// and market its formulati...t $3.07 billion. 'We are pleased to receive this final
approval for Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets. Ranbaxy now offers both solid and liquid dosage forms...
On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale
...by the middlemen. The act clearly defines that the final
authority for any sanction rests with the government - constituted authorization committee. However measures are taken, by vested interests, to work around the law. Affidavits are manipulated to affirm that the kidneys were donated out of ‘love a...
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