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Redesigned protein accelerates blood clotting
...ower dose, would reduce the cost and, potentially, avert
immune reactions," Fay said. Study Details Blood clotting involves more than a dozen clotting factors, many named with roman numerals. They form a cascade of chemical reactions inside blood vessels following injury, with each factor, or complex of ...
Some good news for the world's poor
...ubled, from 1.6 billion to 3.4 billion, efforts to avert
famine resulted in the land area devoted to rice expanding by 30 percent, from 107 million hectares to 139 million hectares. Rice production grew by an impressive 170 percent, from 199 million tonnes in 1961 to 540 million tonnes in 2000, thanks lar...
Free HIV tests cheaper than charging when goal is preventing AIDS
...per day were tested at the clinic, it cost $170 to avert
an HIV infection, the study showed. But when the t...s also important, and HIV testing clearly helps to avert
HIV infections," Thielman said. "For every $92 invested in free HIV testing and counseling at an org...
Efficiency, not more doctors, is the prescription for aging population
... workforce to more efficient practice styles would avert
the need to train additional physicians. "Spending millions of dollars annually to expand our capacity to train physicians will not only create an oversupply, but will also divert health care dollars from care that has been shown to improve the heal...
'Molecular assassin' targets disease gene
...t of side-effects. Our therapeutic may potentially avert
some of these." A third paper using the same technology, but focusing on a different master regulator, Egr-1, has also been published this month by Professor Khachigian's group in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and shows that heart muscl...