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Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

... allow those drugs that have been approved by FDA, otherwise the vested interests might dump Pakistani market with drugs that are equally substandard....

New Insights into Prion Propogation

...ith the prion-forming protein in mammals, which is otherwise dissimilar. The researchers showed, by fusing the prion-forming domain of the fungal protein to a reporter protein, that the fungal prion could propagate in yeast. "We showed that the fusion formed a prion in yeast and it was infectious," Liebman...

Cancer Risk is High Among HIV/AIDS and Kidney Transplant Patients

... transplant recipients share is immune deficiency, otherwise their risk factors for cancer differ markedly, the Lancet quoted Professor Grulich, as saying. In other cancers, which are not linked with viruses, such as breast and prostate cancer, both groups had similar rates to the general population, he said...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...ay. The procedure involves burning, freezing, or otherwise neutralizing the portions of the heart muscle where abnormal electrical pulses set off the irregular heartbeats. The technique aims to restore the ability of the two atria, situated at the top of the heart, to effectively gather blood and prime the v...

Deficiency of Vitamin D Levels may Be Common in Healthy Kids

Many kids and adolescents who are otherwise healthy have inadequate levels of vitamin D that is essential when it comes to preventing bone diseases such as rickets . The findings are based on a study conducted by researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, US, who analysed 382 ...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...rtant to patients who also cannot walk and who may otherwise have to rely on a mouth stick to move their wheelchairs, Dr. Estores added. Veterans Administration is sponsoring a large multicenter trial of new devices for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, which began last November. These devices generall...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...n growth guarantees a better life - financially or otherwise - is a myth that only those who sell diapers, baby carriages and the like have any right to believe." To avoid unplanned pregnancies, contraception is a must and all women must have access to it. For expectant women, skilled care during delivery...

Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch

...development when we insert it into precursors that otherwise would produce white fat," Spiegelman added. Lead author on the paper is Patrick Seale, PhD, in the Spiegelman lab. Further analysis showed that PRDM16 triggered formation of brown fat cells in part by turning on a metabolic pathway controlled by PG...

Scientists Identify "master Switch" for Brown Fat in Mice

...development when we insert it into precursors that otherwise would produce white fat," Dr. Spiegelman said. Upon further analysis, the researcher observed that PRDM16 triggered formation of brown fat cells in part by turning on a metabolic pathway controlled by PGC-1alpha and the gene UCP1, which allows cell...

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

...mes, to create digital elevation models and reveal otherwise undetectable changes occurring between image acquisitions. Combined radar and optical data acquired from space are also very useful when an eruption begins. The synoptic view taken from optical and radar instruments aboard Envisat can simultaneousl...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

...urity could make recipients less careful than they otherwise would be. While the study looks at the response to Lyme disease vaccination, its authors suggest the research also sheds light on the controversy over whether girls should receive the HPV vaccine to fight cervical cancer. Ticks spread Lyme disea...

Worms are Killing the Planet

... organic material into valuable soil worm compost, otherwise known as vermicompost. This compost can then be used to grow plants. "We have concentrated on getting waste out of landfill and into worm composting systems but they can actually produce more greenhouse gases than landfill sites produce," Fredericks...

Feeding Programme Gives Hope to Tribal Mothers

...viance because it looks at the positive side of an otherwise grim picture. It focuses on the inherent strengths of the community and draws from the untapped resources available within it. Under the programme, the guardians of the children bring food including vegetables, rice and dal (pulses) to the Anganwad...

Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure

..., suffers from a rare medical anomaly though he is otherwise like any normal child. Prithiviraj has no problem with his hair that is up to three-inches long except that it looks awful - there is no itch or rash on the skin or any bad odour accompanying the dermatological problem. Hairy nevus, where a person...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...ocessing disorders (APDs)in which individuals with otherwise normal hearing ability have trouble making sense of the sounds around them. Our auditory system doesnt end with our ears, says James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., director of the NIDCD. It also includes the part of our brain that helps us interpret t...

Food Cravings are Linked to Weight Managenemt

...one-year CALERIE trial, involved 32 overweight but otherwise healthy women, 20 to 42 years of age, who were randomly assigned to two diets that differed in glycemic load, a measurement of how quickly the carbohydrates in a persons diet are converted to blood sugar. Participants completed food craving questio...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...ter (swimming) activities based on this, if you're otherwise healthy," he said. "People who have chronic illnesses like diabetes or steroids or cancer or chronic liver disease, if they have open wounds or sores, shouldn't go wading in the Gulf during the summer." There also is a risk of death in patients who...

Weight Management Achieved by Controlling and Not Suppressing Food Cravings

...one-year CALERIE trial, involved 32 overweight but otherwise healthy women, 20 to 42 years of age, who were randomly assigned to two diets that differed in glycemic load, a measurement of how quickly the carbohydrates in a persons diet are converted to blood sugar. These findings suggest, says Roberts, that ...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

...lth Organization and the Red Cross "to bail us out otherwise patients would die." The drugs are available at private clinics and pharmacies but, at between 20 and 30 dollars a dose, they are far beyond the reach of many Sierra Leoneans in one of the poorest countries in the world....

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

...lth Organization and the Red Cross "to bail us out otherwise patients would die." The drugs are available at private clinics and pharmacies but, at between 20 and 30 dollars a dose, they are far beyond the reach of many Sierra Leoneans in one of the poorest countries in the world....

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