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Actor Anil Kapoor Supports Birth Registration Cause

Actor Anil Kapoor is supporting and has agreed to work as a goodwill ambassador to promote birth registration, as part of the Universal Birth Registration campaign (UBR) launched by Plan India - a child development organization. // The actor unveiled a poster at an event at India Habitat C...

AIDS patients face higher risk of HPV-related cancers as immunosuppression grows

... of HPV-associated cancers is known to be higher among people with AIDS, the extent to which HIV-related immunosuppression plays a role is unclear. anil K. Chaturvedi, Ph.D., of the Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch at the National Cancer Institute, in Rockville, Md., and colleagues used data fr...

JNCI news brief: Antibody linked to chemotherapy drug inhibits ovarian cancer in lab

...immunoconjugate, targets a protein, EphA2, which is overexpressed in many human cancers but is absent or expressed at low levels in normal tissues. anil K. Sood, M.D., of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and colleagues tested the immunoconjugate in ovarian cancer cell lin...

AcelRx Announces Perfect Performance of Handheld Component of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System in a Phase 2 Study

...trolled studies. ARX-01 was well-tolerated, and there were no serious adverse events related to study drug. AcelRx Chief Engineering Officer, anil Dasu, commented, "These results confirm the simple usability and consistent functionality of the handheld component of the ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab P...

Healthcare Travel Congress 2009: Experts Worldwide Convene in Singapore For Regional Conference on Medical Tourism

...ents without Borders, USA -- Prof. Tan Ser Kiat, Group CEO, Singhealth, Singapore -- Vishal Bali, CEO, Wockhardt Hospitals Group, India -- anil Maini, President-Corporate Strategy, Apollo Hospitals Group, India -- Dr. Claudia Mika, President, Telemedicine for the Mobile Society (TEM...

UL Medical Experts to Provide Instruction on Guidance for Risk Management in IEC 60601-1:2005 at IECEE Workshop

... agency for the medical standard IEC 60601-1, UL is working with the IECEE to help insure consistent certification requirements are established," said anil Patel, general manager, UL Health Sciences. "This commitment is an obligation to our clients, accreditors, regulators, and the industry as a whole. Ou...

UT nanoscientist gets $7 million DoD Innovator Award for breast cancer research

...include: Renata Pasqualini, Ph.D., professor of genitourinary medical oncology; Gabriel Lopez-Berestein, M.D., professor of experimental therapeutics; anil Sood, M.D., professor of gynecologic oncology; Funda Meric-Bernstam, M.D., associate professor of surgical oncology; and Chun Li, Ph.D., professor of ...

NYU Langone Medical Center study shows that cochlear implant surgery is safe for the elderly

...many elderly people with hearing loss are not receiving the implants which can significantly improve their hearing and quality of life," according to anil Lalwani, M.D., Mendik Foundation Professor of Otolaryngology and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at NYU School of Medicine and a study co...

Angiogenesis linked to poor survival in patients with rare type of ovarian cancer

...their ability to spread to and survive in distant sites of the body, explain why this type of ovarian cancer behaves so differently in patients," said anil Sood, M.D., professor in the Departments of Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer Biology at M. D. Anderson and senior author on the study. "By honing in on...

Reduction in antibody gene rearrangement in B cells related to type 1 diabetes, lupus

... may go awry in people with certain types of autoimmune diseases. Prak and her colleagues, including the study's first author, Penn MD-PhD student anil Panigrahi, observed that the amount of antibody edits in the development of B cells is related to two types of autoimmune disease, lupus and type 1 di...
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NanoViricides Drugs Found To Be Highly Effective Against Most Recent Strain of the H5N1 Avian Flu Virus

... expected to be effective against all Highly Pathogenic influenza strains. It makes no difference to which type, subtype, or clade, they belong," said anil R. Diwan, Ph.D., president of NanoViricides, Inc. "We have shown that our drug candidates are the most effective drugs at present against even the n...

Global Rabies Treatment May be Possible with NanoViricides Drugs

...sms of binding to human cells. These achievements essentially are enabling elements for the President's Flexible Defense BioSecurity Enterprise," said anil R. Diwan, Ph.D., President of NanoViricides, Inc. "Our success in achieving survival of mice in a lethal infection study for the very first time rai...
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Intradermal

...estions and concerns regarding allergy intradermal skin testing such as what it is, how to prepare for a test, and how long a test takes. Dr anil Shah discusses the anatomy of the nose and the rhinopalsty procedure. ... USE OF INTRADERMAL BOTULINIUM TOXIN TO REDUCE SEBUM PRODUCTION AND FACIA...
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121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

... human intervention, loss/decline of prey species. "The tiger numbers have increased in Chitwan but decreased in Bardia and Shuklaphanta," said Mr. anil Manandhar, Country Representative, WWF Nepal. "In spite of the decade long insurgency, encroachment, poaching and illegal trade, the present numbe...

Jupiter's shrinking red spot

...an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of North Carolina, along with mechanical engineer Arvind Santhanakrishnan and graduate student anil Shenoy, constructed several dynamically scaled models of the embryonic heart within rigid plexiglass walls. The models represent the morphologies of d...

Animal and biological science highlights: San Antonio Fluid Dynamics Conference, Nov. 23-25

...an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of North Carolina, along with mechanical engineer Arvind Santhanakrishnan and graduate student anil Shenoy, constructed several dynamically scaled models of the embryonic heart within rigid plexiglass walls. The models represent the morphologies of d...

Tuberculosis drug shows promise against latent bacteria

...hird of the world population is infected, asymptomatically, with latent TB and is at risk of developing active TB disease during their life time. anil Koul and colleagues at Johnson & Johnson tested R207910 on dormant M. tuberculosis in three different laboratory models of latency. R207910 targets ...

TG2 identified as potential therapeutic target in chemo-resistant ovarian cancer

...vel therapeutic approach for late-stage ovarian cancer. These findings in the July 15th issue of Cancer Research by a team of researchers led by anil K. Sood, M.D., professor in the Departments of Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer Biology, and Kapil Mehta, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Experim...

Feinstein researchers develop new genetic method and identify novel genes for schizophrenia

...lead author of the study. If these results are confirmed, they could open up new avenues for research in schizophrenia and severe mental illness, said anil Malhotra, MD, director of psychiatric research at Zucker Hillside and senior investigator of the study. The scientists developed a complex mathema...

Stress hormones may play new role in speeding up cancer growth

...compound, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), is important in the growth of new blood vessels into tumor cells. Earlier work by researcher anil Sood at the University of Texas had shown that the same stress hormones can stimulate ovarian tumor cells to produce these three compounds. The key to...

First-ever genomic test predicts which lung cancer patients need chemotherapy to live

...ed with up to 90 percent accuracy which early-stage lung cancer patients would suffer a recurrence of their cancer and which patients would not," said anil Potti, M.D., an assistant professor of medicine and lead author of the study. "We now have a tool that can be used to move these high-risk patients fr...

Fatty spheres loaded with siRNA shrink ovarian cancer tumors in preclinical trial

...nt, featured on the cover of the journal, demonstrates a potent delivery system for short interfering RNA (siRNA) to attack cancer, says senior author anil Sood, M.D., associate professor in the Departments of Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer Biology at M. D. Anderson. "Short interfering RNA is a grea...

Feinstein researchers identify intelligence gene

...ined a small proportion of it -- about 3 percent. This supports a model involving multiple genetic and environmental influences on intelligence," said anil Malhotra, MD, principal investigator of the study. The specific role of dysbindin in the central nervous system is unknown, but it is highly presen...
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Brown Deer start-up wants to serve up foreign film through broadband box

... Brown Deer, Wis. anil Gupte plans to refine the niche of independent, foreign films as the U.S. improves its broadband service. He forsees a new wave of media through br...
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