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Childline Gears Up for Distraught Potter Fans

...rry Potter book only hours away now, helplines are gearing up to answer numerous calls from distraught Potter fans. Childline, a free helpline for children and young people has asked its staff to work extra shifts prior to the launch of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21. The helpline has p...

Experts Warn Against Side Effects of the New Weight Loss Drug

...res across the US, doctors and nutritionists were gearing up to counter the hoopla . They are warning consumers that the drugs high cost and limited effectiveness may not be worth its notably unpleasant side effects. Alli (pronounced "ally"), sold by GlaxoSmithKline, is a half-dose of the prescription d...

India's Pharmaceutical Industry to Be Global Player: Study

India's pharmaceutical companies are gearing up to become a major global player, not only in producing low-price generic medicines but also as innovators in drugs and// vaccines, according to a study. "India is innovating its way out of poverty," said Nature Technology study co-author Peter S...

Chicken Pox Rears Its Head in Tamil Nadu, Yet Again

... Nadu//, especially in the southern districts, are gearing up to tackle the problem. Doctors caution that brain membrane would be the first casualty if chicken pox is not controlled immediately in the first stage itself. Some cases have been already reported in a rather serious condition and the number ...

International Conference On Thoracic Cancer To Be Held In Jordan

...into a disease." The doctors of Jordan seem to be gearing up to take on a new wave of health care tribulations. However the question is will the youth of Jordan be able to face the grim future that awaits them. Source-IANS R.S...

Irish Workers Advised Afternoon Walks

...trition and Health Foundation (NHF) of the Ibec is gearing to celebrate March 1st as the National Work Life Balance Day. NHF manager Dr. Louise Sullivan felt the need of some kind of physical activity for everyone to have on all or most days of the week. According to Dr. Louise Sullivan, majority of the p...

Rajasthan Gears Up for Bird Flu

Rajasthan, a haven for migratory birds, is gearing up to tackle bird flu after neighboring Pakistan reported cases// of the deadly virus. "We are watching the situation closely and have asked the poultry industry to take certain protective measures," said Prabhulal Saini, Rajasthan's agriculture mi...

Space-Age Bandage Monitors Patients With Raynaud's Disease

...archers have enhanced the monitor's design and are gearing up for the next round of trials at JHMI later this winter. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio

...condom a household item. The government is also gearing up to enable free treatment to 1,00,000 HIV/AIDS positive people and to realize this, 101 anti-retroviral treatment centers have been instituted. Efforts have been made to solicit the support from corporate services to partner prevention programmes a...

Ramadoss Stresses the Need to Focus on Health and Education in Combating AIDS Spread

... condom a household item. The government is also gearing up to enable free treatment to 1,00,000 HIV/AIDS positive people and to realize this, 101 Anti-Retroviral Treatment centers have been instituted. The Minister also stressed the urgent need to combat both HIV and TB, by combining the services for both...

Hospitals in Auckland get their act together to tide over potential strike

...ve at a resolution, the emergency planning cell is gearing up to put its best forward in the event of a strike by medical// lab workers. The strike by 1200 lab staff might put many critical laboratory services in jeopardy, including emergency surgeries. Dr Davies said,” Services that would be affected inc...

Madhya Pradesh battles polio with yet another drive

Madhya Pradesh is gearing up for yet another anti-polio drive Sunday even as new polio cases - three in a span of six months// - have been detected. During the drive, pulse polio drops would be administered to nearly 10 million children of up to five years of age, according...

Kerala Tourism Will not be Affected by Chikungunya: Minister

...t to commence later this month and the industry is gearing up for it. "We have given directions to strengthen tourism clubs in colleges and schools to ensure that Kerala is kept clean and this season we expect better participation from these clubs which would add colour to the tourism season," added the mi...

FAO Prepares Seychelles to Tackle Bird Flu Outbreak

...e handed he equipment to the staffs. Seychelles is gearing up in all the aspects of preparation for any possible outbreak. A joint venture by 14 countries East African project to tackle the bird flu pandemic led to the donation of equipments. Seychelles was not initially part of this team but later the F...

Springer slated to spring a journal on Brain Imaging and Behavior

Springer is gearing up to introduce a journal on Brain Imaging and Behavior in 2007. The journal will appeal to the researchers and clinicians in several// scientific branches like neuropsychology, psychiatry, neurology, neurosurgery, and the like. Brain Imaging and B...

Medical Faculty On Leave; JNU, IIT Students Join Hunger Strike

...on mass casual leave // and the medical fraternity gearing up for a total shutdown on Wednesday. The striki...r strike tomorrow. The medical fraternity is also gearing up for a bandh on Wednesday. 'Every private hospital to corporate health institute and small clinic ...

A nod for legal drug trade in Vancouver

...w the city is looking in all nooks and corners and gearing up for the 2010 Winter Olympics. ...

Biocon To Shift Focus On Innovation To Accelerate Growth

...ls) this month in its Biotech Park, the company is gearing up to manufacture a range of monoclonal anti-bodies and other recombinant therapeutic products. "We have completed registration enabling clinical trials for our therapeutic drug (BIOMAb EGFR) to treat neck and head cancers. Investigational new dr...

‘Drug Resistant TB’ Rattles the Union Ministy

...e Union Ministry is now pulling up// its socks and gearing up to take stock of multi-drug resistant MDR-TB. DOTS Plus, or directly observed treatment, short-course, a public health initiative , developed by the World Health Organization and its partners, is likely to be set afloat in Maharashtra and Gujara...

Quebec arming itself to combat a potential influenza pandemic

Quebec is gearing itself for a probable influenza pandemic, and its effects on 2.6 million people. Everyone in Quebec seem to be gripped with concern and at a press conference , Health Minister Philippe// Couillard said "The government is taking measures so that from ...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert ... present new findings at the Alzheimer,s Association International Conference ... Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts will focus ... to mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The research is ... in 1980 to examine healthy brain aging as well ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... organs in the human body. Its job is to ... is its synthesis function and that toxic substances ... detoxification function. Lack of exercise and too much alcohol, ... resulting diseased cells can lead to inflammations, cancerous ulcers, ... the German Liver Foundation, over five million people in ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... published in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience ... at Universit Laval, reveals that it is possible to ... rekindling pain so that it can subsequently be erased. ... chronic pain. , The researchers from the Faculty of ... mentale de Qubec (IUSMQ) were inspired by previous work ...
(Date:7/8/2014)... Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lawrence ... to develop an implantable neural device with the ... brain to help restore memory, DARPA officials announced ... understanding that memory is a process in which ... information, store it and retrieve it. Certain types ...
(Date:7/8/2014)... obesity have increased risks of dying at a young ... disease, stroke, diabetes, and kidney and liver diseases, according ... 20 large studies of people from three countries. The ... (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, found ... a dramatic reduction in life expectancy compared with people ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to present data at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2Health News:Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to present data at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference 3Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 2Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 3Health News:Discovery of a new means to erase pain 2Health News:DARPA selects Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory 2Health News:DARPA selects Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory 3Health News:NCI study finds extreme obesity may shorten life expectancy up to 14 years 2
(Date:7/9/2014)... to switch out one gene for another in a ... science fiction to reality within this decade. As with ... hope of fixing disease-causing genes in humans, for example--as ... have put one of those concerns to rest: using ... occurrence of mutations in the cells. The new results ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Regulated deer hunts in Indiana state ... from decades of damage caused by overabundant populations of ... team led by Michael Jenkins, associate professor of forest ... Resources policy of organizing hunts in state parks has ... and wildflowers rendered scarce by browsing deer. , ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have ... cells, also regulates cell division in stratified epitheliathose that ... cover the oesophagus or the vaginain adult organisms. According ... journal Nature Communications , this factor could also ... from stratified epithelia of the oesophagus and skin. , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):No extra mutations in modified stem cells, study finds 2No extra mutations in modified stem cells, study finds 3Hunting gives deer-damaged forests in state parks a shot at recovery 2CNIO scientists discover that pluripotency factor NANOG is also active in adult organisms 2
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