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Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...s by changing a protein in the cell membrane or by trafficking a new protein made in the malaria parasite to the cell membrane for subsequent icorporation. With this information, researchers may be better able to develop drugs to cut off the parasite's nutrient supply. In addition, any new protein that the paras...

Bird Flu Threat Prompts Tightened Security Across Hong Kong Border

...d communication with China with respect to illegal trafficking of birds. The health chief of the former British colony, York Chow would travel to Shenzhen shortly to meet the concerned health officials across the border. 'Front line customs officers have been put on high alert and examination of suspicious im...

Nature’s fury leaves permanent scar

...rding to the report, including escalation of human trafficking cases. HIV/AIDS and Substance abuse will also be on the rise as unfortunate fallout of an earthquake. The report has explained that women, after the earthquake, having led a sheltered life initially, find it very difficult to pick up the threads an...

Biologically Women Are More Vulnerable To HIV Infection

...Besides, gender disparities, lack of education and trafficking of women are making the situation worse," said Archana Tamang, chief of the women's human rights and human security unit, United Nations Development Fund for Women. India has over five million AIDS/HIV infected people, including over two million wo...

Trafficking of Women from Asia and East Europe For Flesh Trade

...e revealed an increasing number of cases involving trafficking of women from Asian and East European countries fo..., from Manchester was among those charged with the trafficking of a woman for purposes of exploitation, false imprisonment and trafficking a woman within Britain. ...

Dance Therapy For Healing Nepal's Battered Women

...." Chaulagain feels the therapy is important for trafficking victims. "There are women who have spent years in brothels where their bodies were subjected to the worst kind of abuse," she said. "It made them feel polluted and unclean. The sessions made them realise the sanctity of their bodies." Though Sohi...

Travel And Tourism Industry Calls For Global Efforts To Limit Sexual Trafficking Of Children

... be engaged in prevention? And, how does child sex trafficking take place in different regions of the world and how are solutions being tailored to address regional specifications of the problem? 'This conference will help us identify ways we can work together to stop sexual exploitation of children in tourist...

Drugs Kill 15,000 Indonesians Every Year

...ably large amount of money was being spent on drug trafficking and on drug-addicted people in the country. 'Some...iah12 trillions (local currency) are spent on drug trafficking and another Rp12 trillion on drug-addicted people' BNN Executive Chairman, Made Mangku Pastika said ...

Illegal Drug Trafficking Pose A Great Threat For HIV Epidemic In Northeast

...the region// , says a United Nations study. "Drug trafficking across the common border of Myanmar and the northeastern state of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland occurs with ease. Despite the existence of heavy security, heroin does transit the border and is therefore accessible to the local youths of these states,...

India & Singapore Join hands to Fight Terror & Drug Trafficking

...ism, //money laundering, organized crime and drugs trafficking and assist each other in disaster management. "Th...had helped avert terrorist strikes and combat drug trafficking in the city-state....

Drugs Part of Mumbai High Life

...d Chinese drugcartels have increased their cocaine trafficking in both Mumbai andDelhi, according to police officials. "The detention of six Nigerian nationals in Delhi only reaffirms thatthe drug cartels are increasingly using foreign students studying inMumbai and Delhi, mainly Sudanese, Nigerians and Kenyan...

Outbreak of Malaria to Lead to Loss in Tourist Industry

...or the island, Eugene Wallace, 'I believe that the trafficking of Haitian nationals here in Exuma is an organized smuggling operation.'...

India Urged to Take Stringent Measures to Combat AIDS

...ivers of the epidemic such as poverty, stigma, and trafficking of women for sex. "Reaching and involving people at risk of HIV is the greatest challenge in South Asia because they're frequently marginalised within their own communities because of what they do," says Julian Schweitzer, Director for Human Develo...

Action Against Doctors Harassing HIV/AIDS Patients

... The minister praised Ashodaya for checking human trafficking and for their act of providing sex workers with food at cheaper rates to sex workers, he further stressed that it was the responsibility of both public and NGOs to check spread diseases. Calling upon the organisations and public to join hands to comb...

Remove Stigma to Defeat HIV/AIDS in India, says UN Envoy

...she warned. The UN official cautioned that human trafficking was a much bigger problem than drug trade. "Human trafficking is a huge issue as many of them are used as sex workers," Sadik said. Gullible young girls from In...

Ruling for AIDS Funding Challenged

...res them to explicitly oppose prostitution and sex trafficking as a qualification for part of a $15 billion AIDS ...rnment's efforts to stamp out prostitution and sex trafficking would be most successful if HIV/AIDS services are provided by organizations that affirmatively oppos...

Men are from Mars and Women from Venus, but why on Earth are Women so Woefully Wronged?

...ic violence, sexual harassment, molestation, rape, trafficking and dowry murders. Even Nations that boast of development and affluence, like the United States, report dismal statistics - every 41 seconds a woman is raped. Worse still, is the grim scenario reported by WHO; 115 million girls and women are mute vic...

Link Between Huntington’s and Abnormal Cholesterol Levels in Brain Establishe

... protein and the protein that controls capture and trafficking inside the cell. Their research suggests a possible means by which Huntington’s disease functions. Because no one knows how the disease is incurred or spreads, this new information is critical and establishes a clear path for investigations to move...

Cocaine's Use During Pregnancy May Cause Lasting Cellular Effects

...processes, suggesting that the altered D1 receptor trafficking may underlie the changes in neuronal architecture and behavior that Stanwood and others have previously observed. What remains to be determined, he cautioned, is whether D1 receptor localization is affected in humans exposed to cocaine prenatally....

Cocaine During Pregnancy can Cause Behavioral and Neurological Problems in the Child

...processes, suggesting that the altered D1 receptor trafficking may underlie the changes in neuronal architecture and behavior that Stanwood and others have previously observed. What remains to be determined, he cautioned, is whether D1 receptor localization is affected in humans exposed to cocaine prenatally. ...

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