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Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

...l. The totalplanned investment for Delhi is in the region of Rs 400 crore, which willinclude 25 small clinics, 4 large diagnostic centres and 2 large hospitals. Apollo Hospitals, the country's first investor-owned hospital, has 150full-time doctors on its panel in Delhi, of which 138 are NRI's. So what's ma...

African HIV strains more resistant to anti HIV drugs

...rica. HIV-A is the dominant strain in the northern region of sub-Saharan Africa, and HIV-C is more common in southern parts of Africa. Protease inhibitors, the drugs used in combination therapy to fight HIV infection, were all designed to treat HIV-B. These findings find a place in a report in the May 22nd...

Alcohol shrinks brain

... times more likely to show brain shrinkage in this region than individuals in their 30s, Dr.Kubota said. The good news is that alcoholic brain damage is partly reversible. Individuals who give up the bottle can recover brain volume and boost blood flow. The researchers estimate that aging accounts for abo...

A sunscreen from the sea

... and dissipating UV radiation in the damaging UV-B region of the spectrum.All the completed tests indicate that the new sunscreen is not irritating to use as it has low allergenic activity. Sunscreen 855 is a fully protected invention, following a lengthy patenting process. After 10 years of development, ...

Male infertility in relation to pesticide

...lation of infertile men, from a productive farming region in Austria. But they say the dramatic nature of the observed changes in semen quality warrant further attention.// Among men seeking infertility treatment, those who were exposed to pesticides were most likely to have a very low sperm output - in t...

Protein and fat improve memory

...unique connections between each nutrient and brain region involved in memory, according to researchers....

Women's strong sense of smell

...Theories have also shown smells activate a greater region in the brain in women than men." "A new study showed that although sex differences in olfactory superiority are not found in middle age and beyond (50-87 years), personality and semantic memory were found to be better predictors of odour identificat...

The brain wave

Researchers now say that a region in the brain responsible for imitation may be behind the unique quality to sympathise for others and help the needy. Neuroscientists searching for roots of empathy have now found brain regions involved in learning by imitation.// They have also iden...

Glenmark’s new molecule to go through trial

...e global diabetes market is estimated to be in the region of Rs. 400 crore. The company is scouting for partners to take the molecule into advanced phases of clinical trials. Mr. Saldahna said that the pre-clinical trials for the molecule are expected to be completed in the next six months and then the Phas...

Hope for tinnitus sufferers

...hose with tinnitus have a disproportionately large region of their brain which corresponds to the frequencies of the rogue sounds. A distortion also occurs in patients with phantom limb pain who have a shrunken area of that part of the brain which represents the amputated arm or leg. Researchers successful...

Control of anger disorder connected to Brain Dysfunction

...tists have bound dysfunction in a particular brain region to a psychiatric disorder marked by uncontrolled aggression. They say their findings extend the link that has been found between the brain area--called the orbital/medial prefrontal cortex circuit,// or OMPCC and impulsive aggression. In this case, ...

New cholera strain identified

...ng, “the pathogen generally attacks in the coastal region and comes from the environment.” The pathogen is prominent in India, Bangladesh, Japan, Korea Thailand and the US. <br...

Longer airway in males increases sleep disorder risk

...ic and physiologic differences in the upper airway region between men and women. This has enabled them build an airway model that reveals the mechanical properties of the upper airway. They find that, regardless of height, the airway is always longer in men than in women. This difference makes the male airw...

Genetic indicates memory

...y looked at genes in the hippocampus area, a brain region known to be important in learning and memory. The researchers checked the genes one hour after the task, six hours later, and then 24 hours later. They say learning affected 140 different genes. They found a gene called fibroblast growth factor (FGF...

Scientists locate key hormone involved in appetite control

...eviously known function and that is near the brain region affected by the hormone. Researchers believed that this new discovery could be used to develop drugs aimed at stimulating appetite in patients who have undergone extreme weight loss due to illness, a condition known as cachexia, and in finding new d...

SARS reaches Russian Federation

...ss-border trade, closed off all travel between the region and China.// Even the hotel the man stayed was quarantined. Russian aviation officials have ordered airlines and cargo carriers on Thursday to suspend reservations on flights to mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, in connection with concerns about...

Music training and Ginkgo biloba benefit memory

...ns. The MRIs showed that the left planum temporale region of the brain is larger in musicians than in non-musicians. If this [difference] results from a change in cortical organization, the left temporal area in musicians might have a better developed cognitive function than the right temporal lobe. The im...

Eat Like a Greek for Good Health

...is colleagues, working with scientists decided the region was ripe for study. In 1994, they began recruitin... and unrefined grains. Meals in the Mediterranean region traditionally feature more fish and less meat, and sweets in moderation. It was not out of wisdom bu...

Pain of Denial Compared to Physical Pain

...terior cingulate cortex. Prior research links this region to the processing of physical pain and pain's negative feeling. Also, students who reported feeling the most distress from being ignored showed the greatest activity in this region. Investigators think the pain of being rejected may have developed f...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...th private plans in six metropolitan areas and one region of the country beginning in 2010. That proposal has also drawn criticism from conservative House Republicans, who say it doesn't go far enough.The original House bill called for Medicare to compete directly with private health plans beginning in 2010...

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