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Research unearths how caffeine prevents us from sleeping

...led adenosine sends impulses to the brain cells to shutdown and sleep sets in. Caffeine, present in the tea or coffee we drink, stops the secretion of adenosine and people remain to stay awake. Increased neural activity cause the adenosine to slow down the functions of the arousal centers of the brain. These...

GlaxoSmithKline to Supply United States with 8 Million flu vaccine, Fluarix

...s Fluvarin vaccine at the plant last year, and the shutdown cut the number of doses US public health officials had expected by half. Congress asked why supply depended so heavily on Chiron and one other company, and the authorities vowed to increase the number of suppliers. The need of vaccine this year is...

Running Water Restored In Chinese City

...jor Chinese city of 3.8 million, ending a five-day shutdown caused by a chemical spill. However, people have b...e preparing emergency plans including the possible shutdown of its water system. Meanwhile, authorities in southwest China, where another chemical plant acciden...

Meat firm 'won't go down without a fight'

...pany had lost about $10,000 a day since its forced shutdown in mid-December, with total losses expected to reach $2million. Conroy's - the state's largest small goods manufacturer - was linked to the listeria outbreak. The bacterial strain identified is the same as that found to have infected two patients i...

A Royal Flush And A White Elephant

... was shot dead in Kathmandu valley Monday during a shutdown called by the Maoist guerrillas ahead of the Feb 8 local polls. The government also paid around Nepali Rs.150,000 to the family of a politician killed by the Maoists for taking part in the polls. However, when one looks at the contrast of life in...

Medical Faculty On Leave; JNU, IIT Students Join Hunger Strike

... and the medical fraternity gearing up for a total shutdown on Wednesday. The striking medicos got a boost as students of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi began a relay hunger strike at their campuses to express solidarity with them. Faculty ...

Mass Leave By Doctors Leaves Patients Helpless

... the protesting medicos have called for a complete shutdown of all OPDs but emergency and casualty services will operate. Students of the Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have also begun a relay hunger strike in their respective campuses. --Edited IANS...

Ramadoss Examines Patients At AIIMS, Warns Striking Doctors

...The Delhi Medical Association called for a medical shutdown today to protest against the Government's decision to implement OBC quota. The medical services have been crippled for over a fortnight in the national capital due to the agitation by medicos against the 27 per cent OBC quota in elite educational ins...

Medicos On Collision Course With SC

...l hours of deliberations. Sharma said the medical shutdown in the national capital would be observed today as planned. 'OPD services in all government and private hospitals as well as clinics will remain closed,' he added. On the Supreme Court direction to call off the agitation, he said 'the stir is on in ...

Research Reveal A New Angle On Neural Circuits.

... The researchers showed that the lasting cortical shutdown induced by visual deprivation at early stages of development is the result of a massive increase of cortical inhibition. Specifically, the strength of inhibitory synaptic connections between two types of neurons in the layer receiving the input – the...

Molecular ‘On/Off Switch’ Controls Immune Defenses Against Viruss

...effects on LGP2 to shut down RIG-I activity. RIG-I shutdown would be necessary in cases when the immune system’s response to a virus is dangerously overactive, which happened in many flu cases during the 1918 pandemic. “Fine-tuning immune response to infection is where antiviral or immune regulatory drugs a...

New Mechanism for Nutrient Uptake Discovered

...toxic to the plant. If it weren't for a rapid-fire shutdown plants could die. The conservation of this feature in the related transporters in bacteria, fungi, plants, and animals suggests that an ancient organism, which was a precursor to all known organisms on Earth, had developed this feature because there ...

Womans Death increases Pressure on LA Hospital to close down

...n in two weeks with a plan to deal with a hospital shutdown if it is unable to correct deficiencies laid out in a federal inspection that concluded emergency room patients were in 'immediate jeopardy.' After the inspection last week, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services gave the hospital 23 ...

South Africa Facing Major Economic Shutdown as Health Workers are Sacked En Masse

South Africa could experience a total economic shutdown as some 2 million public servants take to the str...n ongoing wage dispute . 'It's going to be a total shutdown tomorrow in public services and the economy. It's gonna be a massive strike involving marches in maj...

Manipur Pharmacies Shut Down Fearing Separatist Threats

.... The government is yet to formally react to the shutdown of drug stores. Health Secretary P. Vaiphei was quoted by the local media as saying that he came to know of the developments only through newspaper reports. All shops at the Paona International Market, the main bazaar in Imphal, also remained close...

Study to Investigate Gene's Effect on Bone Loss in Breast Cancer Patients

...aromatase inhibitors can result in nearly complete shutdown of estrogen production, which can have unwanted side effects. "There are reports of an increased incidence of fractures in women on aromatase inhibitors," says Reina Armamento-Villareal, M.D., assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Bon...

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

...ook the unprecedented action. Monday morning, the shutdown set in as the partisan battle of wills between the...olice and prisons remain in operation. br> The shutdown also has threatened to close the state's five slot-machine casinos, although a state judge was expec...

A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility

...ons used have been long-acting and therefore cause shutdown for the whole time the patient is in chemo. This means that patients get unpleasant side effects related to having low oestrogen levels, such as hot flushes, and can also lead to loss of bone mass. The side effects associated with the cyclical us...

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