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Genetic mutation to the 'fountain of youth' discovered

...They are the "powerhouses" of modern cells and are instrumental in the generation of energy for the entire cell to use. These mitochondria are found only in the human egg and not in the sperm and are passed from cell to cell only by cell division. This means that a person's mitochondia come only from their mothe...

Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care

...for an operation. The cost concerns have also been instrumental behind the decision making process. The patient is suffering from spondylolisthesis, a condition caused when a vertebrae slips out of line in the spinal column and presses on a nerve and requires immediate medical attention. Surgery may be needed i...

New Gene Silencing Mechanism To Prevent Cancer

...sts - Manika Pal Bhadra and Utpal Bhadra have been instrumental behind this novel finding to fight a disease, which has remained a global challenge for centuries. They hope that silencing segments of the genes (heterochromatin), which are responsible for rapid cell division by appropriate methods, would be an id...

Successful creation of human embryos from a single parent for the first time

...n experimentation." said Dr De Sousa, who has been instrumental behind this successful experiment. ...

Scorecard to help in diabetic risk assessment of the Indian Population

...betes," according to Dr.Ramachandran, who has been instrumental behind the scoreboard development. The scoreboard attracts adherents by its simplicity, ability to be tested and interpreted by paramedics even at remote centres. It also eliminates the need for unnecessary testing. Following introduction, the scor...

Scorecard to help in diabetic risk assessment of the Indian Population

...betes," according to Dr.Ramachandran, who has been instrumental behind the scoreboard development. The scoreboard attracts adherents by its simplicity, ability to be tested and interpreted by paramedics even at remote centres. It also eliminates the need for unnecessary testing. Following introduction, the scor...

Implantable devices to be powered by organosilicon compounds in the future

...roving lithium battery technology," says West, one instrumental behind this significant development. The new battery technology powers a "microstimulater" not much larger than a pencil lead and can be injected near target nerves to help overcome the faulty nervous system wiring at the heart of Parkinson's, epile...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine To Be Developed In India

...aid that the high rate of cervical cancer has been instrumental behind the initiative. The Indian Council of Medical Research has already started mobilizing things to implement the plan in association with Merck which has produced the vaccine. Trial of the vaccine on 13 to 15-year-old girls has already taken pl...

Indian Government Keen On JE Vaccine Supply And Patenting Of Indian Medicine Formulations

...ai. The overwhelming response to the fair had been instrumental behind the organization of the fair in Hyderabad. Attempts are being undertaken to organize the fair in different cities and proposals are being made to convert it into an annual event. Indian Traditional Medicine has been regarded to be the best ...

Another healthy aspect of tea: ovarian cancer prevention

...drinkers. Therefore the conclusion was that tea is instrumental in reduction of ovarian cancer in women....

Genetic mystery behind muscle development unraveled.

...s. The two miRNAs described in the UNC study are instrumental in determining if myoblasts proliferate or differentiate. The research showed that increasing the amount of miR-1 caused myoblasts to differentiate into mature muscle cells, but prevented their proliferation. To the contrary, increasing the amount of...

Europe Seeks Indian Expertise

...onmental sustainability". Nadiger, who has been instrumental in setting up Belgian companies in south India and Indian companies in the Flanders region, noted that the Indian biotech industry is growing rapidly, driven by "the strong networking partnership between large pharmaceutical firms and biotechnology f...

Direct To Home: Television Provides Powerful Fillip to Smoking Cessation Campaigns.

...eously recalled by successful quitters as the ones instrumental in their success provides confirmation for previous studies that noted the superior effectiveness of emotionally arousing ads…." ...

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Trial To Be Initiated Soon

...DS pandemic, through active research that has been instrumental behind the partnership with Walter Reed Foundation. The AIDS vaccine is currently being tested for its safety and efficacy on over 200 human volunteers in America and Uganda. Animal studies of the vaccine have already yielded promising results. T...

Novel Vaccine To Prevent Ear Infection In Children

...severant efforts of Czech scientists who have been instrumental behind this discovery. Next to the common cold, ear infections are the most commonly diagnosed childhood illness. More than three out of four children in the US have at least one ear infection by the time they reach three years of age. The infect...

Oral Cancer Cases Causing Concern

...ved site in this cancer. Dr Ravi Mehrotra, who was instrumental in conducting the study, said that the analysis had uncovered statistically significant numbers. "The data reflects our specific patient population reporting to the hospital and not the community as a whole. Most of the patients had similar smoking o...

Loneliness Results In High Blood Pressure In Elders

...o passively cope with stress by failing to solicit instrumental and emotional support and by withdrawing from stress rather than by actively coping and attempting to problem solve,” Cacioppo said. The study on young people showed that stress caused an increase in resistance to blood flow brought on by their res...

46-Year-Old Canada Man Donates A Part Of His Liver To A Complete Stranger

... on one of his family friends is said to have been instrumental in shaping the decision of this 46-year old man. The enthusiastic donor was seen wearing a bright green ribbon, expressing his desire for organ donation, at a press meet. 'You find out about the waiting list and it being very long and there's a lot...

Vatican Vacillates on the Condom Ban

...ope John Paul II’s advisor on such matters and was instrumental in the enforcement of such doctrines. The change being envisaged with respect to condoms will only pertain to special cases between married couples. This will certainly raise eyebrows among the conservative Catholics, especially the sudden turn of e...

Gastric Bypass And Laparoscopic Reflux Surgery Gaining Popularity

...lescents especially, early treatment of obesity is instrumental in reducing the long-term health complications associated with obesity.’ A Randomized Controlled Trial of Laparoscopic Nissen Fundolplication (LNF) versus Proton Pump Inhibitors for Treatment of Patients with Chronic Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Diseas...

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