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Kerala Institute to Hold International Seminar on Drug Discovery

.... Modulators using combinatorial docking method, quantum mechanics in structure based drug design, novel methods to predict protein conformational changes during ligand binding are included for deliberations. Jorg Weiser, vice president, Schrdinger, Germany; Shashidhar Rao, senior application scientist, ...

'Star Trek'-type Scanning may Help Reveal Genetic Activity of Tumors

...ce. "They already have the skills, so it's not a quantum leap by any stretch - if this were to be validated ultimately on a large-scale-for this to be implemented," said Kuo....

Cancer Experts Received Threats for Opposing Controversial Drug

...of a long-running and acrimonious debate about the quantum of evidence required for approval of drugs meant terminable diseases. Provenge was found to prolong lives in two small clinical trials, though the results were not sound by various statistical standards. An F.D.A. advisory panel endorsed the effect...

Health Checks on Workers Dismantling Blue Lady in Gujarat

...ntling, pending a report by an expert panel on the quantum of toxic wastes on board. Beaching was permitted after Indian experts had given the go ahead for the scrapping of the controversial cruise liner, which environmentalists say contains toxic material harmful to ship-breakers. The team of 15-membe...

Blood Tests may Be Possible for Mental Health Conditions

...s. 'The ability to test for panic disorder is a quantum leap in psychiatry,' said the study's lead author, Robert Philibert, M.D., Ph.D., professor of psychiatry in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. 'Panic disorder will no longer be a purely descriptive diagnosis, but, as with c...

Mental Health Conditions Could Be Detected With Blood Tests

...s. "The ability to test for panic disorder is a quantum leap in psychiatry," said the study's lead author, Robert Philibert, M.D., Ph.D., professor of psychiatry in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. "Panic disorder will no longer be a purely descriptive diagnosis, but, as with cys...

Nanoparticle Research Offers Hope of Artificial Retinas, Prostheses

...y also exhibit the bizarre effects associated with quantum mechanics. Scientists can exploit these characteristics to custom-build new materials "from the bottom up" with characteristics such as compatibility with living cells and the ability to turn light into tiny electrical currents that can produce respo...

Reservation For SC/ST Candidates Under 50% All India Quota

...ST candidates. There is, however, no change in the quantum of All India Quota PG seats, which is 50% as, directed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court earlier and remaining 50% of the seats are earmarked for the concerned State Governments. Source-PIB SRI...

Lead With a Poisonous Electron Shield

...fects of lead. French researchers have now applied quantum chemistry to very simple enzyme models and gained new insights. As they have reported in Angewandte Chemie, it seems that the lead’s “electron shield” is the main culprit. Lead does the most damage to the nervous system, kidneys, liver, brain, and ...

Haryana Enhances Nutritional Support for Women, Children

...lth Minister Kartar Devi Monday announced enhanced quantum for supplementary nutritional needs provided to these categories under the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) scheme. She said 1.1 million children below the age of six and 300,000 pregnant and lactating women and adolescent girls would ga...

Indian radiologist spearheads cure for osteoarthritis sans surgery

... RFQMR technology generates precise high intensity quantum magnetic resonance beams from 288 specially designed guns that are focused on a target tissue. The beams are delivered in the sub-radio and near-radio frequency spectrum by a computerised device called Cytotron to alter the cell membrane potential. ...

Quantum Dot Technology in Cancer Detection and Treatment

Nanoparticles called semiconductor quantum dots have great potentials in the fields of medicine and biology. The distinctive optical and electronic properties of Quantum Dots (QDs) prove to be useful in advanced therapies like detection and destruction of cancer cells. // A complete review ...

Elusive Step In DNA Mutation Uncovered By Researchers

...zzle. Through our first-principles, computer-based quantum mechanical theoretical modeling, coupled with theo... an attached OH- at the C8 location). According to quantum simulations, the energy barrier leading to formation of the transition state complex, and thus the r...

Solitons Could Power Molecular Electronics, Artificial Muscles

...ures exist in a soliton," Li said. The soliton's quantum mechanical properties -- including these newly discovered energy states -- are important because they affect how the particle carries a charge through organic materials such as conducting polymers at the molecular level. "These extra electronic sta...

Doctors Attitude and Costs Plays a Vital Role in Boosting Medical Tourism in India

...finitely better. People in the US cannot grasp the quantum of work we do. We also have only 24 hours," he pointed out. He said he was increasingly seeing more patients from the West flocking to India for treatment, such as dentistry, cosmetic surgery, joint replacements and eye surgery, given the low costs...

Seizure of Low Quantity of Heroin is No Ground for Bail: HC

New Delhi, June 11 The mere fact that the quantum of narcotics seized from an accused was low will not entitle him to bail, the Delhi High Court has ruled. Dismissing a batch of bail applications moved by those accused of trading in heroin, //Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed directed the trial courts to...

Drug Research and Development Gets the ‘go ahead’ from WO

... drug research and development//. This is indeed a quantum leap in this field, which will enable affordable drugs as per the need. Moreover, it will also infuse renewed thrust in the area of drug research and development, which will in turn pave the way for novel methods to source drugs, based on the funding...

Nanotechnology Promises Huge Medical Benefits

...n low power, ultra-small devices performing at the quantum edge in a wide range of technologies from information processing, to defence, security, medicine and biotechnologies. Our broad goals are to develop concepts of optical functionality on the smallest possible size scale, at the lowest possible energy ...

No Threat of Bird Flu Assures Govt

... Mr.Hakeem said: "We import very less and whatever quantum is allowed has to go through a strict quarantine regime". The animal husbandry commission has also put stress on accepting the "bio-security" measures to combat any possible outbreak, saying "there is no harm even if the precautionary measures are ...

Nanotechnologists Specify Limitation For Devising Small Machines

...om a surface, an idea first proposed by pioneering quantum physicists in the late 1920s. The measurement tel...re of atoms to make more precise sensors and study quantum mechanics. Perreault and Cronin reported the experiment in the latest issue of Physical Review Lett...

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