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Journalist Alok Tomar arrested

A senior journalist charged with cheating the organisation he earlier worked for has been arrested here, police said Saturday//. The Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Alok Tomar, a former editor of Senior India magazine, a fortnightly, late Friday night. Tomar was arrested after he ...

Investors who 'gamble' in the stock market have same characteristics as lottery players

...se who invest this way in the stock market, research from The University of Texas at Austin shows. In the paper, "Who Gambles in the Stock Market?" alok Kumar, assistant professor of finance at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, presents evidence of this counter-produc...

Transfusing Anemic Cancer Patients Boosts Clot Risk

...of anemia in cancer cause blood clots, and using transfusions was an alternative that some doctors chose to try to avoid this problem, lead author Dr. alok Khorana said in a university news release "This study shows that transfusions may be no better for patients. We need to be cautious in the use of tran...

Transfusions increase clot risk in hospitalized cancer patients

...sions was an alternative that some doctors chose to try to avoid this problem. This study shows that transfusions may be no better for patients," says alok Khorana, M.D., lead author on the study. "We need to be cautious in the use of transfusions and search for ways to reduce our patients' risk of develo...

Cancer Drug Ups Risk of Clots in Veins

..., and it looks like a significant increase in venous blood clots," said Dr. alok Khorana, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester ...ology, Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, D.C.; alok Khorana, M.D., associate professor, medicine, University of Rochester Medic...

New Invention to Detect Blood Clots

... to disability or death. The device the Dr. alok Sharma is using is called the Infrascanner. This n...e reading by the new scanner is quite accurate. Dr alok Sharma confirms that it has 98% accuracy. Th...ialist and rapid treatment. According to Dr. alok “It is awesome, especially since it's so easy to u...

Homeopathy can Cure Many Chronic Diseases

...Gotthard Behnisch from Germany lauded India's contribution to advancing the role and scope of homeopathy, which has reached new heights here. Dr alok Pareek, the convener of the event, said that homeopathy had moved far ahead in every field and developed its own world. Had homeopathy not been follow...

Global Homoeopathy Conference Underway in Agra

...gan Wednesday, will focus on critical areas like cancer, AIDS and "other difficult subjects which have proved a challenge to other (medical) systems", alok Pareek, the organising secretary, told IANS. The slogan of the conference is "Indian Homeopathy goes Global." Radhey Shyam Pareek, the fathe...

High Prevalence of AIDS among Indian Truck drivers

...re certainly alarming. One in every three truckers visits commercial sex workers. The shocking part is that only 18 percent of them use condoms," said alok Srivastava, the chief project manager for the study. According to the survey, conducted by the Centre for Media Studies (CMS), though many trucke...

India Has The Oldest And Largest Collection Of Preserved Mosquitoes – Mosquito Museu

...ore than 4-5 species of malaria has developed and we can also see increased resistance shown by these mosquitoes against anti-malarial agents. Mr. alok Mukhopadhyay, Head of Voluntary Health Association of India said, 'Most health and sanitation services are restricted to urban areas while remote pock...
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Airway cells use 'tasting' mechanism to detect and clear harmful substances

... a response -- the perception of a bitter taste. In contrast, the airway cells appear to use a different mechanism that does not require nerves," said alok Shah, a UI graduate student and co-first author of the study. "In the airways, bitter substances both activate the receptors and elicit a response -- ...

Gut research yields new anti-cancer approach

...s. Even for breast and lung cancer, the tumor types for which Taxol is most used, nearly 100 percent of these tumors eventually become resistant, said alok A. Khorana, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine at the Medical Center. In cells with more drug efflux pumps, Taxol is not effective (e.g. pancreas, ...

Genome of deadly amoeba shows surprising complexity, evidence of lateral gene transfer

...om the genome sequenced is allowing the development of "new diagnostic tests that help distinguish the most deadly substrains of the parasite." Dr. alok Bhattacharya, a collaborator at the School of Life Sciences at India's Jawaharlal Nehru University, says having the genome sequence "will help to iden...
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