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And now live birth on the internet.com?

...facility has come as a boon to these people and is turning out to be a big hit with Singaporeans. This is called view baby project and the web casting technology used by view baby has been used for corporate video conferencing and to broadcast Madonna’s latest concert. The pilot project was free and the ho...

Cancer patients turning to Internet for information

...nts, according to a recent study, are increasingly turning to the Internet for information about their disease. In this context physicians need to be aware of various Internet medical sites so they can guide the patients to the most reliable, accurate and updated information. Dr. James M.Metz of the Univer...

Chemists prepare for face-off with manufacturers

...shore R Shah. // It is a classic case of friends turning foes and the reason for this is the transgression of the industry into the latter’s domain.The trouble started when several pharmaceutical companies and large business groups decided to get into retailing, by opening their own outlet or chain of outl...

Alternative therapies popular with Parkinson's patients

...ink between severity of disease and use of CAM, so turning to alternatives is not a last resort.// The use of CAM was most widespread among higher income, younger and better-educated patients. What's of concern is that only half of those using CAM told their doctors about it - even though some remedies and...

Target for obesity treatment

... gene( PPARgamma) that puts the finishing touch on turning cells into fat. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the drug company Pfizer, working independently, and identified the gene which is involved in the process of fat cell development. Targeting this gene could lead to new therapies against obes...

More People Seeking Treatment for Depression

...g treatment for depression. It's just that they're turning more to medication than to psychotherapy. A new study shows Americans are reaching for antidepressants about twice as often as they did a decade ago. The study analyzed data from national surveys conducted in 1987 and 1997 to determine the trends...

Exercise is necessary in daily life

...rcise experts at the University of Alabama suggest turning back the clock to up your physical activity level. Even small increases of activity could prevent over half of new cases of type 2 diabetes,// one of the major contributors to death from heart disease. Exercise physiologist Dr. Gary Hunter of the U...

Drug trafficking via Internet a growing threat

...operation are needed “to prevent the Internet from turning into a worldwide web of drug trafficking,” said Hamid Ghodse, the INCB’s president. In the United States, Internet swapping of techniques for manufacturing amphetamine sin underground laboratories has become so widespread, they’re now being made by ...

Herbal treatment should be estimated

... new study in Texas, Hay fever sufferers should be turning to their garden for help, not trying to avoid it,. The study has found that a herbal treatment called butterbur is as effective as antihistamines with less side effects. A team headed by Andreas Schapowal, from the Allergy Clinic in Texas, gave 150 ...

Laser may stop macular degeneration

...etermine whether the laser keeps the dry form from turning into the wet form, which is associated with more rapid vision loss. Dr. Friberg felt that they know the laser is effective at getting rid of the drusen and in some cases, vision improves. They hope to answer the other questions which arises from this...

Smoking risk precedes colon cancer

...ameter, or polyps that had a greater potential for turning cancerous. Current advice is that people with average risk have colonoscopy screening from age 55. On the basis of this new study, the researchers wonder if smokers should start screening earlier....

Bones repair themselves with bone marrow cells

...by 'sowing' the cells onto the mesh that lies on a turning plate. The researchers who tested three differently coated pieces of mesh for cell growth and bone mineral formation found that the mesh containing fibronectin, a bone protein that plays an important role in the growth of new bone, produced the best...

SARS: India's drugs in demand

...hich forms the epicenter of the epidemic. China is turning to India at this stage as it traditionally meets some of its macrolide requirements. While medical practitioners are still struggling to find the cure for the killer disease, the macrolides, widely used for treating pneumonia, are the favored drug ...

ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases

...s and investment and in speeding up the process of turning research into usable drugs for the most neglected diseases." "Millions die each year from lack of effective, affordable drugs for curable tropical diseases," said Bernard Pecoul, Director of MSF’s Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines. In a pre...

Death Among the Homeless

...ercent of the participants had a father die before turning 17, and 11 percent had a mother die before turning 17....

Enzyme Associated with Memory

...nzyme protein kinase C plays a fundamental role in turning a one-time event into a lasting memory. The enzyme activates genes to express certain proteins. How the enzyme is related to gene expression is currently under study. Current research is trying to identify the genes associated with memory in mice. L...

Enzyme Associated With Memory

...nzyme protein kinase C plays a fundamental role in turning a one-time event into a lasting memory. The enzyme activates genes to express certain proteins. How the enzyme is related to gene expression is currently under study. Current research is trying to identify the genes associated with memory in mice. L...

Leveling Lupus Lesions

...nscreen and medications aren't enough, doctors are turning to the drug thalidomide. "And it really has proven to be a lifesaver from the dermatologic standpoint in patients with very disfiguring skin diseases that fail traditional therapy," says Dr. Jorizzo. Once used as a sleep aid, thalidomide was banned ...

A way to a mans heart !

...le are constantly changing their eating habits and turning towards fruits //and vegetables. As constant articles in newspapers and medical journals stress the importance of these two elements (Yoga and Healthy Eating) to help increase human life expectancy. As these habits reduce risk for specific diseases, ...

New insight for skin cancer discovered

...cer that results from the cells called melanocytes turning malignant. The scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine have introduced genes that are associated with cancer into the human cells called melanocytes, that were later combined onto keratinocytes to form an example of human skin. Th...

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