Tag: "rivals" at medical news
American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record
...ove all he basked in the glory of having beaten 16 rivals
and broken Kobayashi's seemingly endless run. The 70-kilo (154-pound) Kobayashi had caused a sensation by winning the contest six years in a row; last year by eating a 53-3/4 hot dogs and breaking his own record. Chestnut, at 97 kilos (215 pounds...
Motorists Getting Greyer, Greener, Thriftier: Nissan's Ghosn
...d other "green" cars in an effort to catch up with rivals
such as Honda and Toyota. "Global warming is a big concern. Young people are going to be even tougher. "People don't want to feel guilty when they drive a car," said Ghosn. "At the same time they don't want to pay more money for the car," he ad...
Antibody-based Therapies Effective at Controlling Malaria
...t on human antibody receptors. Malaria currently rivals
HIV and tuberculosis as the world's most deadly infection, killing two to three million people a year or roughly one person every 30 seconds. The model described in this study provides both a test for therapeutic antibody efficacy prior to clinical t...
Vaccine Hope for Malaria
One person dies of it every 30 seconds, it rivals
HIV and tuberculosis as the world's most deadly infection and the vast majority of its victims are under five years old. Now, just over 100 years since Britain's Sir Ronald Ross was awarded the Nobel Prize for finally proving that malaria is transmi...
DNA-based Detection of Heavy Metals
...ng hazardous uranium ions,// with sensitivity that rivals
the performance of much more sophisticated laboratory instruments. The sensor provides a fast, on-site test for assessing uranium contamination in the environment, and the effectiveness of remediation strategies, said Yi Lu, a chemistry professor ...
Drug Firms Competing to Produce Cheap and Effective bird flu vaccine
...roduce far more doses of bird flu vaccine than its rivals
the battle ground has been set to to create a chea...r to interest governments in their products. GSK's rivals
Baxter and Chiron have already supplied Britain with 3.5m doses in ￡33m contracts, to protect health...
Family, Books Best Stress-busters for Indian CEOs
...ion and a need for innovativeness to keep ahead of rivals
were attributed by 77 percent respondents as the main culprits for adding to the pressure. Other reasons are staff constraints, work-related deadlines and constant business travel. There was an overlap of reasons among these three parameters. All...
Rivals of the South Dakota Law Says No to Abortion
...reme Court in 1973 has legalized abortion. But the rivals
of the new South Dakota law challenge the decision of the Supreme Court. The new law is on its way to go// in to effect this summer. The state’s voters are allowed to decide the fate of the law. The opponents of the law have to collect 16728 signatur...
Jealousy In Men Peaks When Partners Are Most Fertile
...sity suggests that men are more aware of potential rivals
for love when their partners are at their most fer...te, the two dominant males within the group become rivals
and fight for her attention. This he states is true in humans too, and the dominance increases when ...
Scios Inc. targets drug giants in arthritis war
... California biotechnology company, is racing giant rivals
to bring a pill to market that would displace inje...hritis, asthma and irritable bowel syndrome. Other rivals
include Merck and Co. Inc. , Roche Holding Ltd. , Johnson and Johnson, and Amgen Inc. Scion Inc. ha...