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Money Spent On Cancer worth Every Penny

Cancer is on the rise across the world and concerns over funding and the availability of new drugs are the major issues that rack the minds of the health officials//. ..Cancer occurs in people when normal cells begin to grow in an uncontrolled way. There are more than 200 different types of cancer because there are over 200 different types of body cells. Cancer cells are immortal and do not obey...

Penn Researchers Throw Light on the Structure Of Smallpox Virus Protein

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have shown the form of a crucial smallpox virus and the manner with which it attaches// itself to the DNA .The enzyme, which is named, as a topoisomerase has become a very important drug target for devising novel methods to combat small pox. ...."This enzyme is one of the most closely studied DNA-modifying enzymes in biology," says...

Hospital infections gaining ground in Pennsylvania hospitals

A report released in the state of Pennsylvania, U.S,reveals that there were over 19,000 hospital acquired infections recorded across hospitals there in 2005.// ..The report the first of its kind that tallied all infections of every kind in various hospitals spread all over the state released in Pennsylvania describes that a shocking 19,000 patients and more have contracted hospital acquired in...

Penn Scientists Engineer Small Molecules to Probe Proteins Deep Inside Cell Membrane

PHILADELPHIA -- Proteins, which form much of the molecular machinery required for life, are the targets of most drug molecules//. One third of all proteins are membrane proteins – embedded within the cell’s fatty outer layer. While scientists can easily study the other two-thirds using such tools as antibodies, they have not had such methods to investigate the membrane-embedded portions of protei...

India -Penny Wise and Pound Foolish on Health Matters

India will need to pull up its socks on health issues, lest it pay a huge price of being labeled- ‘The global leader of chronic diseases’. If the present trend continues//, 66% of deaths by 2020 will be due to chronic diseases. ..A study conducted by Assocham and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) on 'Working towards Wellness: An Indian Perspective' has shown the vulnerability of the Indian populat...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

The budget impasse that existed in the Pennsylvania government after a deal was struck between the legislator and the governor on Monday night More than 24,000 state workers returned to work after they were sent back home without pay. ......"This is an agreement where all sides can say that they achieved some of their goals, and that's probably a good budget agreement," Rendell said, declaring hi...
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