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Move To Ban Asbestos Welcomed

... have been part of the broad general conspiracy of silence fostered by the Chrysotile Institute, which is nothing more than the equivalent of the Tobacco Council that denied for years that there was any direct link between smoking and cancer, are willing to break that silence,'' states Sass, who has been lob...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

...ks primarily with men. "There was quite a bit of silence on them earlier." Indians with HIV are still often treated as social outcasts, with reports of doctors shunning AIDS patients and HIV-positive children being barred from attending school with other pupils. In Cambodia, one of the countries hit ha...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...ured some form of sexual abuse, a heavy curtain of silence surrounds the crime and help is hard to find. "It can happen easily," said the young woman, who eventually sought help at a support centre for victims of incest and agreed to talk anonymously to AFP. She was eight, her abuser -- a male cousin -- ...

Eating Disorder Figures Among Children Soars

...f the iceberg. Many more children are suffering in silence and trying to appear as if everything is fine. "Teachers have a key role in recognizing and supporting pupils that are struggling in school because they are coping with hidden mental health problems. This is especially true where the parents may be...

Domestic Abuse Led Wife Killing Her Preacher Husband

...shotgun at him shortly after he allegedly tried to silence their crying infant daughter by suffocating her. ...ubjected her to. The court room was shocked into silence when she showed the wig and tall white platform heel that the pastor used to make her wear during th...

Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life

...by incorporating external sound in such a way that silence is always avoided. It has various levels of applic...On the one hand, all patients are advised to avoid silence at all times, using this external source of sounds. Moreover, some patients require sound generato...

RNA Play a Vital Role in Gene Activity

...cent research has shown that small bits of RNA can silence individual genes by interfering with their expression - a la Stanford professor Andrew Fire's recent Nobel work - longer pieces, called non-coding RNAs, have been more perplexing. "These ncRNAs have long been molecules of mystery," said John Rinn, ...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

... NAD to turn on Sir2 actually enables the yeast to silence genes that are not supposed to be expressed. In any organism, not all genes are on at once; in yeast, there are sets of genes that Sir2 normally represses. We showed that that we could improve Sir2-dependent gene silencing with NR and increase the ...

Cousins Recovering from His Substance Abuse Problem

...ended West Coast Eagles star Ben Cousins broke his silence for the first time. Since his parents broke the news in March to confirm that he has indeed a problem of substance abuse. He revealed that he was under treatment at an overseas rehabilitation centre for the past months. He was being treated for a ...

Gene Mutation That Increases the Risk of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Found

...DNA methylation. Healthy cells use this process to silence unneeded genes. But abnormal DNA methylation can turn off genes that control cell growth, and that lead to tumor growth. "Our findings identify for the first time a gene that appears to be associated with hereditary CLL," Byrd said. "They also s...

Selection of Best X Chromosome in Women

...pment of a womans fertilised egg the cells need to silence one of those two X chromosomes. This process is crucial to survival and problems with the process are related to serious genetic diseases. Both X chromosomes in a cell have a suicide gene called XIST which, if activated, seals the chromosome behind...

Japanese Flower Art Helps Calm a Frantic Moscow

... She leads the women, in light summer kimonos, in silence through each gesture of the ritual, filling her small corner of the Russian megalopolis with a perfect calm....

Cousins Recovering from His Substance Abuse Problem

...ended West Coast Eagles star Ben Cousins broke his silence for the first time. Since his parents broke the news in March to confirm// that he has indeed a problem of substance abuse. He revealed that he was under treatment at an overseas rehabilitation centre for the past months. He was being treated for a...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

... NAD to turn on Sir2 actually enables the yeast to silence genes that are not supposed to be expressed. In any organism, not all genes are on at once; in yeast, there are sets of genes that Sir2 normally represses. ”We showed that that we could improve Sir2-dependent gene silencing with NR and increase the...

Gene Screening Points Way to More Effective Chemotherapy

...e advantage of the new generation of technology to silence any gene we want. That’s the power of a genome-wide screen – you go in without any expectations and let the data tell you what’s important.” Soure-Newswise SRM...

OBC Creamy Layer May Be Dropped from Reservations in Institutions

...nd UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi maintained a stoic silence throughout the two-and-a-half-hour of animated discussions on the subject and so did Congress president's political secretary Ahmed Patel, the only functionary of the party present at the meeting. Dravidian leaders like Shipping, Road Transport and...

Heavy Periods Have Other Remedies, Not Necessarily Hysterectomy

...hief executive at NICE said: ‘Many women suffer in silence with this condition believing wrongly that they should put up with it or that the only treatment is a hysterectomy. I hope these guidelines will encourage people to come forward to seek help with the assurance that they will benefit from high-quality...

Cancer Scientists' Gene Research Offers New Treatment Hope

...Tübingen, who is using smaller molecules of RNA to silence a gene that otherwise protects brain tumours from being attacked by the body's immune system. In experiments on mice with malignant brain cancer all the tumours decomposed completely because they were no longer being protected by the silenced gene ...

A New Strategy to Control Breast Cancer

...inhibitors or short interfering RNAs (siRNAs) that silence the TACE gene, the shedding of Amphiregulin and TGF-alpha ligands could effectively be blocked. This also resulted in the inhibition of EGFR signaling and the reversion of malignant characteristics in tumor cells. It is the first reported use of p...

Baba Ramdev's Claims to Cure HIV by Yoga

...s on the issues of sex and sexuality and break the silence surrounding HIV/AIDS. Information and knowledge is the only way of saving the lives of our youths. Source-PIB...

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