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Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...ith The Dow Chemical Company we found a buyer that offers promising perspectives for the future of Wolff," said Bayer management board chairman Werner Wenning. The cash inflows of approximately EUR 440 million (~USD 590 million) are intended to be used to reduce Bayer's net debt. Dow plans to combine Wolf...

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

... cumbersome cords and antennas. The remote control offers the industry's longest wireless range, enabling patients to adjust their pain therapy with simplicity and convenience. The charger is approximately 75 percent smaller and 85 percent lighter than competing chargers, making it convenient and discreet. ...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...cians: eat a wide range of foods, because each one offers different characteristics and a particular function....

Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected

...roduct called `Red Carpet' for senior citizens. It offers hospitalization benefits only , for people above 60 years and up to 69 years, at entry level and assured renewals thereafter. The premium would be fixed (Rs.5, 000 to Rs. 10,000) for a cover of Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh. There would be no pre-accepta...

European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens

...ut having to worry about skin damage. No sunscreen offers total protection....

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

...t their short-and long-term vision. Eyeglassguide offers information about UV-blocking lenses, visiting you... an interactive lifestyle and eye health quiz that offers customized eyewear advice on primary pair choices, lens design and material, frame style recommendat...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...elcher's research with viruses, proteins and yeast offers hope for new, ground-breaking solutions to the world's energy problems. It holds out the prospect of using nano-technology in a variety of ways," he added....

Ice Bath by Sports Star Questioned

...hletes, the researchers write. Ice-water immersion offers no benefit for pain, swelling, isometric strength and function, and in fact may make more athletes sore the next day. In fact it was found that there was no difference in physical pain measurements such as swelling or tenderness, and in fact those...

WBC Selective About Sugar

...y stimulating immune cells. Rubin-Bejeranos work offers hope for combating the growing problem of microbial infections, which can seriously threaten human healthparticularly in patients with compromised immune systems. In fact, Rubin-Bejerano co-founded a company called ImmuneXcite to explore this possibi...

Viagra Improves Heart Function, Finds Study

...ung arteries and the right ventricle of the heart, offers a significant advantage," Michelakis said. "Viagra is a drug that millions of people take every year, and we've just learned something new and essential about how it works," Nagendran said. "This drug can have an immediate and direct clinical app...

Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

...nd headache, the authors write. Incretin therapy offers an alternative option to currently available hypoglycemic agents for nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes with modest efficacy and a favorable weight change profile, they write. Individuals with mild diabetes, suggesting an adequate pancreatic bet...

A New Monoclonal Antibody Kills Cancer Cells

... Dr. Monga, these results suggest that PDGFR alpha offers an important new therapeutic target for the treatment of HCC. We are very excited because this is the first targeted therapy for liver cancer. Other therapies have some modest benefits, but no one knows exactly how they work. We now have identif...

Poor Short Term Recovery from Knee Surgery in Women

...nt comments. The current medical literature only offers research findings on long-term outcomes following arthroscopic meniscal repair. We couldnt find anything in the literature to predict recovery during the first year, explains Fabricant. Physicians need to be able to discuss with patients how long it ...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

A new study has examined whether a vaccine that offers only partial protection can backfire by increasing risky behaviour , as a false sense of security could make recipients less careful than they otherwise would be. While the study looks at the response to Lyme disease vaccination, its authors sugge...

Punjab University Reserves Seats for AIDS and Cancer Students

...one seat for each of the fifty-six courses that it offers for people affected by AIDS or suffering from cancer. However, the university feels that one seat reserved in every course will be sufficient for the time being, since it do not expects many patients queuing up for the seat. "I don't wish that th...

Anticoagulants is Better for Atrial Fibrillation

...n no treatment (controls). Adjusted-dose warfarin offers larger, more predictable reductions in stroke for AF patients who can receive it, says lead researcher Maria Aguilar, who works in the department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. While it is clear that both drugs can bring ...

India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment

... "This bill is not too clear on the protection it offers to those millions of women" in the unorganised eco...ctor held senior management positions. The draft offers victims leave from work, transfers if they wish and compensation from money deducted from the salari...

Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?

...ut. Why blame us when the models themselves make offers and we put it forward to the concerned clients? asked Hanif Mohd, a model coordinator based in the suburbs, who has around 2,500 male actors and models enrolled with him. He claims that at least 1,500 of them are bisexuals. According to Mahesh Bhat...

Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules

...egas natural and herbal healing enthusiast and who offers encapsulation services. After Maxanne's birth, though, the hospital's staff said they were not comfortable releasing the placenta. "This was my last pregnancy. I am not going to have another placenta. To me, it was a big deal to have it, whether...

Green Box Converts Car Fumes into Biofuel

...United States. They have also received substantial offers from two unnamed Asian companies....

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