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India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

...gain weight and so are unfit for consumption.Their value in the meat market dips. Hence farmers find it cheaper to slaughter the infected animals rather than goin for a vaccination programme." India has a policy of not destroying infected cattle and hence has chosen the vaccination option. The vaccine is...

Biotechnology industry expected to grow into a three billion dollar industry by 2002

...pected to triple the industry's size from its 1999 value of one billion dollars. Biogenerics, biopharmaceuticals, agriculture, food and nutrition sectors are all poised for the big leap, both nationally and internationally. The report said the global industry was expected to grow by 17% into 40 billion b...

How much can exercise improve health?

...se articles were not meant to raise a doubt on the value of exercise. Rather they support current federa; minimum of atleast 30 minutes of moderate activity atleast 5 days of the week. In his article, he explores the relationship between physical activity and all-cause mortality,the risk of deat...

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

...tc. They should have confidence about the curative value of the drug and such confidence could be created mainly by the medical practitioners prescribing the drug. It was contended by appellant that the physician's samples were distributed only to doctors & therefore the expenditure incurred was not adv...

A new growth factor identified

...e and an inhibitor of EG-VEGF may have therapeutic value in this condition. He also added that the discovery also raises the possibility that other growth factors exist that act on specific tissues, such as the heart or lung or skeletal muscle, which could hold "considerable therapeutic potential....

Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels

... "Our findings are encouraging about the potential value of angiogenesis inhibitors for treating cancer; we believe we can do even better."...

Treatment for Meniere's disease

...eing any improvement. One problem in assessing the value of a particular treatment is that the condition is very unpredictable - it may resolve spontaneously and then suddenly reappear. Researchers in Italy, have surveyed the results of treatment in a group of 300 patients with Meniere's disease, treated o...

Photographs for Diagnosis

...s Eye Institute in Boston says the study shows the value of looking carefully at the eye. "The retina is a window to the vascular system," she says. Yin Wong looked at vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and com...

Detection of Cancer

...ammogram awkward," Professor Parish explained. The value of mammography for breast cancer screening is also under debate, as reported in The Lancet this week.The clinical trial, which will involve 1,450 people and be run by the National Health Science Centre, will determine the sensitivity of the C-Test in...

Slightly High BP Poses Health Risk

...re readings are taken in two numbers. The systolic value i.e., the first number in a blood pressure measurement, represents the pressure in the heart during contraction. The second number, the diastolic value, represents the pressure when the heart is at rest between beats. // In the study, the team of r...

Photographs as a parameter

...from eye institute Boston says the study shows the value of looking carefully at the eye. "The eyes are the windows to the world," she says.Hu Ssang studied vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and compare the rat...

Pharmacies in for a dose of bitter medicine

...xperience passes off as a pharmacist//, the market value of B.Pharm graduates has touched an all-time low. The dangers of this is manifold. Though the layman often seeks the salesperson's prescription for a minor ailment, only a pharmacist (in the absence of a doctor) is qualified to recommend medicines,...

Cooked vegetables give more iron

...oes with other vegetables enhances the nutritional value of those other vegetables however, that vegetables that are blended before cooking have available iron levels almost as low as those in raw vegetables, while vegetables that are blended after cooking retain the higher iron levels....

Appropriate treatment for breast cancer

...tumours, these treatments have a definite survival value that would be set off against any long-term side effects....

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...herbs may go a long way toward boosting the health value of a meal, especially as an alternative to salt and artificial additives, the researcher suggests.Even if you’re not into oregano, other herbs also appear to pack a significant antioxidant punch.Among the more familiar, ranked in order, are dill, gar...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...herbs may go a long way toward boosting the health value of a meal, especially as an alternative to salt and artificial additives, the researcher suggests.Even if you’re not into oregano, other herbs also appear to pack a significant antioxidant punch.Among the more familiar, ranked in order, are dill, gar...

Mutation connected to Osteoporosis

...s treatments. He predicted that it would have more value in finding ways to "treat this particular genetic disease." The research was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's General Clinical Research Center....

Fresh approach to TB treatment

...creased dramatically in recent years.The potential value of these drugs against mycobacteria had not received attention because were not thought to contain this drug target which is associated with the sterol bio-synthesis pathway. Laboratory tests have already shown that some of these drugs work on vario...

Detecting Colorectal Cancer

...cytes retrieved from the fecal surface might be of value in the non-invasive diagnosis of malignant colorectal disease."...

Photographs as a parameter

...from eye institute Boston says the study shows the value of looking carefully at the eye. "The eyes are the windows to the world," she says.Hu Ssang studied vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and compare the rat...

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