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Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!

...f they can develop their own technology to improve upon this idea. This way they say the huge problem posed by anemia in India can be checked very well. Looks like our scientists are taking the bull by its horns… lets hope they succeed!!...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...hs. On Jan 27th nearly 1500 patients were operated upon without a break. Many fractures were fixed without x- rays. The worst quake in Indian history has claimed more than 20000 people so far and at least 50000 people have suffered serious injuries of the brain, spinal cord and other grave injuries. W...

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

...e mother of Indian film star Shridevi was operated upon the wrong side of the brain in the United States of America and the incident created a furore in medical circles both in India and the United States. Though a hefty compensation was paid and the matter hushed up, the unfortunate mother of the superst...

Be happy: live long

... the donation of their brains to the research team upon death. The study has produced evidence that stroke or head trauma can increase a person's chances of suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's disease later in life. It also has shown that folic acid may help fight the ravaging affects of the disease, ...

Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

...edes the onset of depression or vice-versa depends upon the individual, Dr. Lustman said. The relationship between depression and diabetes has been noted for years. Dr. Lustman and his colleagues reviewed 42 studies on the link in order to more firmly establish how often the two illnesses occur together. ...

New scalpel probes into cancer

...lasing process, rather than shining a laser light upon the cell. A vertical microlaser beam enters individual cells as they are pushed by a micropump through tiny channels cut into the glass surface of the device. Because cancer cells contain more protein than normal cells, their greater density chang...

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

...e nature of the advertisement or publicity depends upon the nature and quality of the article in question. The public would not buy a drug just because // it is advertised repeatedly or publicised through posters or announced on the TV etc. They should have confidence about the curative value of the drug ...

Emotional trigger to smoke

...a have studied the effect your emotional state has upon the urge to smoke. They had 25 women and 35 men record their location, activity and mood states every 20 minutes during waking hours over two 24 hour periods. The results showed striking gender differences.// Both men and women were more likely to ...

Genesis of SUPAC

...) and for suppositories, which are quite dependent upon suppository making machines were also enumerated. Pondell, in 1985 analysed the process variables involved in the film coating operation. Importance of factors like variation in supply of raw material and their response to processing and variation ...

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

...osome 17. Once it's identified, it will shed light upon not just inherited oesophagal cancer, but also the more common forms of the disease. Survival rates in oesophagal cancer are poor - just six per cent after five years for men and seven for women - so there's an urgent need for increased understanding...

Genetics helps in attacking cancer

...ts the way to a new way of treating cancer - based upon a knowledge of how gene activity is changed in people who have the disease....

Borderline blood pressure- possible health risk

... there's no health risk. Research is now focussing upon the high normal or borderline group, with blood pressure of less than 140/90 but more than 130/85.// Generally research studies show that people who have high normal blood pressure have an increased risk of death from heart attack or stroke, compar...

Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

...Cleavland, every treatment for infertility depends upon first establishing what's normal and abnormal. The World Health Organization's widely used standards to classify semen as normal if it contains 10 million sperm per milliliter and at least half of them are moving around. But the cut-off points for wh...

Frequent meals can reduce cholesterol

...ood cholesterol concentrations.When people reflect upon a healthy diet, they are normally thinking about what more than how often they have a meal. Some people eat no breakfast, they may skip lunch and then eat everything they can lay their hands on for supper. Others 'graze' through the day, while some p...

Discovery of bone gene

...e of what happens in osteoporosis. They now report upon the gene that drives this process. This family seems to have a higher set point for bone than the general population - bone is formed faster than it is destroyed. Discovering the gene involved may result in a new generation of osteoporosis drugs. C...

Less sodium,less pressure

...emove the salt shaker from their tables. She calls upon the food industry to reduce the amount of salt added to food products and to make more low-salt food items available....

Diet plays a role in kidney stones

...Researchers at the University of Texas, now report upon a comparison of two diets against kidney stones. It involved 100 men with recurrent stones. Half were put on a diet with a normal amount of calcium (15 mmol a day) but reduced animal protein (50 grams a day) and salt (30 mmol a day). The other men ha...

Water regulation in humans

...ago, Peter Agre, a professor from Hopkins stumbled upon an unknown protein lodged in the plasma membrane of red blood cells and kidney tubules.After expressing the the proteins in frogs' eggs,they discovered that the eggs exploded when immeresed in water because they absorbed the the liquid much faster th...

Less sleep increases mortality rates

... sooner. It is not clear why sleep has this effect upon mortality, although the highest risk seemed to be linked to sleeping longer, rather than shorter, hours. More needs to be done to work out why long sleep is risky - in the meantime, you can get away with six or seven hours knowing you're doing no dam...

New device for detecting artery blockages

...have pioneered the use of a portable device, based upon a technique called Power Doppler Imaging. Used on 20 people, this was used to take two different images in a far shorter time than the standard ultrasound exam. When compared to the standard method, the new technique was found to be equally good in d...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) recently ... molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth ... BRI scientists have found in models of the disease ... - 80 percent and can keep the tumor from ... five-year grant comes from the National Cancer Institute of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with ... was found even in those with low prostate-specific ... in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , ... Research. , An analysis of prostate tissue biopsies ... of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) found ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease is ... may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by ... autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and ... published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications . ... in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could lead ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... study suggests that fish consumption advisories for expecting ... long-lived contaminants like persistent organic pollutants (POPs). ... researchers including University of Toronto Scarborough PhD student ... how different levels of environmental contamination, a mother,s ... in the body influenced exposure in her children. ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and ... do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations ... researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema microsporidia ... honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive pests, ... control pests in Europe, Asia and the United States ...
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