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Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists

...he nervous system." The three Nobel laureates will share the 9 million kronor ($915,000) prize for their pioneering discoveries "concerning one type of signal transduction between nerve cells, referred to as slow synaptic transmission," according to the award citation. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Ins...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

...out fireworks. Pongal or karthigai also have their share of fireworks. Then of course the usual rigmarole of India – Pakistan cricket matches where even cricket stadia aren’t exempted from fireworks. Last but not the least, private functions like marriages, birthdays and other occasions call for a climax w...

Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

... increased risk for hepatitis C because they often share needles. Healthcare workers, especially nurses, are also considered high risk for hepatitis C because of “accidental needle sticks”, he says. It is in this context that tattoos assume significance. Tattoos also spread infection like needle stick ...

Humour inherited

...e likely to agree on this than fraternal twins who share only half of their genes on average, like ordinary siblings - suggesting a shared environment was responsible for making brothers and sisters laugh at the same things. "It's a surprise because most personality traits have genetic components," says S...

What we can learn from dogs?

...rent mammals - and it sure has a bright future. We share many of our genes with our primate cousins - yet t...Dogs are particularly useful to study because they share our environment, and they have a similar age and body size range to humans (in relative, not absolut...

Genetics and cholesterol levels

...milar than among pairs of non-identical twins, who share only some of the same genes. The study reveals that both genes and diet are important in determining cholesterol level. Those whose genes work against them have the most to gain from a low-fat diet when it comes to controlling cholesterol....

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...companies who have notched up a substantial market share are Cipla, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Elder Pharmaceuticals. The Indian osteoporosis medications market presents great opportunity. Indian pharmaceutical companies need to increase awareness levels about the disease and it’s implications on both t...

New gene for hairloss

...g to researchers, many types of hair loss probably share a similar biological mechanism, and understanding the //hairless gene's function will help scientists figure that mechanism out. Previous work has shown that people who inherit a malfunctioning version of hairless can get an extreme form of a conditi...

Nobel laureates in chemistry

Three scientists share this year's(2001) Nobel Prize in Chemistry: William S. Knowles, previously at Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; Ryoji Noyori, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya, Japan and K. Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, Califo...

Left handed have better episodic memory

... people don’t have to be personally left-handed to share a unique trait: There is evidence that the two bra...es of even righthanders with left-handed relatives share functions more equally, interact more and are connected by a larger corpus callosum (the bundle of m...

Hike in drug licence fee could hit several SSI units in TN

...ld be able to pay the licence fees from the market share they have achieved for their products over the last few years paying the fees that prevailed a decade back. What companies are worried is that the renewal of licences is coming up this December. With bad market conditions and intense competition, the...

Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare

...ket leader in the pain-balm segment, with a market share of 70 per cent-plus. Iodex faces challenges from local brands like Amrutanjan, Tiger Balm (locally manufactured by Elder Pharma), Zandu Balm and Sensur of Glenmark. // Glaxo SmithKline India (GSK) has decided to transfer its Iodex range of products...

Scios Inc. targets drug giants in arthritis war

...'s dominant injectable drugs could gain the lion's share of a market. // Scios' drug has shown promise in early trials. But the size of the potential market makes it a prize that many big pharmaceuticals companies also covet. So far, Scios' prospects look good. The company's pill appears to inhibit an enz...

Drug trafficking via Internet a growing threat

...technology and chemists’ increasing willingness to share their knowledge, this information is now available to anyone with computer access,” the reportsaid....

High development costs hinder entry of cancer super drugs into the market

...g companies and scientific researchers agreeing to share the risks, thereby making the development process a more economic proposition....

Marijuana 'gateway' theory strengthened by study of twins

...ons like the fact that even identical twins do not share the same environment during adolescence and the study had relied on participants' reporting of their own experiences. Lynskey also added that though it is implied often that using marijuana changes one's brain or makes one crave for other drugs, the ...

Second hope for men with erectile dysfunction

...r with the new drugs. And finally, all three drugs share similar side effects(headaches & heartburn) and precautions(relating to cardiac events)....

Mental growth in babies at risk

...k longer than normal to mature. Since all mammals share similar basic patterns of brain development they are likely to apply to humans. Further experiments showed that rats whose brain development was held back were able to improve once they left the noisy environment. Hence researchers emphasise the impo...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...nce is important for medical research because dogs share about 360 of the same genetic disorders that are known in humans. Dogs, they said, are second only to humans in the thoroughness of medical understanding and research. All mammals, at one point, had a common ancestor. But dogs are known to have div...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...nce is important for medical research because dogs share about 360 of the same genetic disorders that are known in humans. Dogs, they said, are second only to humans in the thoroughness of medical understanding and research. All mammals, at one point, had a common ancestor. But dogs are known to have div...

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