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Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...tion that is recognised abroad. But for now, the impetus for organic agriculture is coming not from small farmers in remote areas far from markets, but from city-based businesses and activists. In New Delhi, the Navdanya outlets started by environmentalist Vandana Shiva source organic oils and lentils fr...

New Methods to Quit Smoking

... making. With changes in the law providing fresh impetus for smokers to quit, the catalogue of reviews in The Cochrane Library is a great source of the knowledge needed by people wanting to make well informed decisions. The reviews provide reliable evidence on the strengths and weaknesses of many different...

DBT And IAVI Forge Partnership To Develop Next Generation Vaccine Candidates

...Ministry of Science and Technology in 1986 to give impetus to the development of the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India. Significant achievements include the growth and application of biotechnology in the broad areas of medical biotechnology and health care, agriculture, animal sciences, envi...

New Clues for Treatment of Disease That Causes Accelerated Aging

...ll nuclei visibly improved. "If this adds to the impetus for trials of these new drugs, then we may yet be able to bring some good from the tragic deaths of these infants," Miner says. The Progeria Research Foundation is currently raising funds for a clinical trial of the drug in human patients. source...

University of Arkansas to Ban Tobacco from Its Campus

...als in the state have gone tobacco-free. Even more impetus for change came when Arkansas passed its own statewide restrictions on smoking in public places through the Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act. The University of Arkansas tobacco free policy was developed by Serafini, using a model provided by the feder...

Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning

...nation of these two research teams provides strong impetus for creating a safe, effective and low-cost solution to this pernicious consumer health risk. Food-safety authorities in Europe and in North America recently released data showing that the contamination hazard due to Campylobacter remains high, and...

WHO, UNAIDS Issue New Guidance on HIV Testing and Counseling

... "We hope that the new guidance will provide an impetus to countries to greatly increase availability of HIV testing services in health care settings, through realistic approaches that both improve access to services and, at the same time, protect the rights of individuals," he added. Until recently, th...

Muslim Nations Urged To Address Health Needs

...s would be eased. Bearing the theme "Health _ the impetus towards Islamic solidarity" the international symposium is attended by health ministers and officials from the 56 countries under the OIC. Also participating are relevant international bodies such as the World Health Organization, Unicef, CDC-US and ...

New Clues for Treatment of Disease That Causes Accelerated Aging

...ll nuclei visibly improved. "If this adds to the impetus for trials of these new drugs, then we may yet be able to bring some good from the tragic deaths of these infants," Miner says. The Progeria Research Foundation is currently raising funds for a clinical trial of the drug in human patients. source...

DBT And IAVI Forge Partnership To Develop “Next Generation” Vaccine Candidats

...Ministry of Science and Technology in 1986 to give impetus to the development of the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India. Significant achievements include the growth and application of biotechnology in the broad areas of medical biotechnology and health care, agriculture, animal sciences, envi...

Genetic Technology and Eugenics

...e of all things evil, it has provided man with the impetus to improve. This crave for betterment gave rise to a concept called 'eugenics' , which enjoyed the support of several outstanding thinkers of the time, such as Graham Bell, Winston Churchill and Bernard Shaw. Eugenics involved the promotion of s...

British Court Allows Argument in Favour of Open-air Funerals

...funerals, which are banned in Britain, got a major impetus with a charity //fighting for the cause being allowed to present its case in court. Davender Ghai, president of the Anglo Asian Friendship Society, has been given permission to present his arguments in court by Newcastle High Court judge, Justice A...

Stroke Patients With High BMI Less Likely to Be Discharged After Hospitalization

...t play. In the interim, our study provides further impetus for identifying and appropriately treating obese individuals at risk for first and recurrent stroke." Source-Newswise...

Time to Overhaul Australia's Medicines Safety Surveillance System

...e hopes these reviews will clarify and support the impetus to change. “We strongly believe that Australia has an opportunity to establish a cutting-edge capacity to monitor its health care system, to avoid a repeat of the type of situation we saw with Vioxx,” she said. “If society has the capability to b...

Researcher Studies Benefits of Reminiscing About Laughter

...ist, used observations about her own family as the impetus for her latest research. “I have often wondered why I enjoy visiting my family so much and why my husband fits in so well with my family,” Bazzini said. “We all laugh a lot together. I think that’s one of the reasons we have had success in our 15-y...

Researchers Identify Cell Pathway in Colon Cancer

... of colon cancer is highly novel, and provides new impetus to the development of drugs that will target this molecule”, said Dr. Sanford Markowitz, Ingalls Professor of Cancer Genetics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Investigator in The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Case Medical ...

Study Finds Astaxanthin Is Potent Inhibitor of Oxidation in Cell Membrane Model

... promising antioxidants and provided, in part, the impetus for Cardax Pharmaceuticals to advance an astaxanthin-based derivative into an IND development program,” according to Fredric Pashkow, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Company and former head of U.S. Medical Affairs for cardio...

How Taste-buds Develop?

...taste is underexplored," says Millar of her team's impetus for the study. The researchers demonstrated that blocking the action of Wnt proteins in surface cells of the developing tongue prevents taste-bud formation, while stimulating Wnt activity causes the formation of excessive numbers of enlarged taste ...

Fresh Water, HIV Biggest of India's Six Challenges: Chidambaram

...pportunity for innovation and change. It gives the impetus for technological change, an opportunity to move ahead at a swifter pace," Chidambaram contended before the packed audience. "Many of the six risks are manageable with technologies we already possesses. The others can be managed by technologies we...

Prioritise Doctor Training in Election Health Promises: AMSA

... for doctors post-graduation undermines the entire impetus for the increase in student numbers in the first place. Souce-AMA SRM...

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