Health Sector Has to Keep Pace With Countrys Development: Ramadoss
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Tuesday said that the health sector has to keep up with the requirements of the developing nation .
In his opening remarks at the Third Meeting of the Mission Steering Group (MSG) of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Ramadoss...
In quake's aftermath, Chinese sift through rubble for radioactivity
...eek-long national training workshops on orphaned sources and recovery was attended by roughly 100 Chinese search team members hailing from each of the countrys
31 provinces, though no one envisioned the devastation to come one year later.
"At the time of the training workshops, we had no clue that the trai...
UT Southwestern faculty members named Howard Hughes investigators
...of the nations largest philanthropies, HHMI has in the past two decades invested more than $8.3 billion for the support, training and education of the countrys
most creative and promising scientists. HHMI investigators are selected from among faculties of universities and academic medical centers around the c...
Estimated 3.2 million Burmese potentially affected by cyclone
...sed in the region to provide assistance to the Burmese people. Eight, five-person relief teams are working in Rangoon, Burmas largest city, and in the countrys
delta region. These teams, which are trained by Hopkins personnel in rapid assessment and response, are assisting with water purification and the dist...
Surviving breast cancer 'is not enough,' warns Breast Cancer Campaign
...of California, Professor Ashok Venkitaraman, University of Cambridge and Dr Penelope Hopwood, University of Manchester with abstracts from some of the countrys
leading breast cancer scientists including Dr Jo Morris and Dr John Maher, Kings College, London.
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Cardiovascular disease kills more Americans every year than cancer, making it one of the countrys
most significant health risks and a critical health topic for millions of people.
TCT2008 will be a significant source of breaking news on multiple...
Albania: Rising expectations drive growing health care needs
... of the Oncology Institute, he is witnessing at first hand the surge in the countrys
cancer rates and in peoples rising expectations for better care and treatment.
The Institute is the only cancer treatment centre serving the countrys
3.6 million people. Its wards are filled with patients there for surgery, c...
Millions of Euros could be saved if breast cancer follow-ups were led by specialist nurses
...five-year period this made a difference of 866 per patient a modest saving per patient, but one that would enable substantial savings to be made in a countrys
health budget as breast cancer is the most prevalent tumour worldwide.
Dr IngaLill Koinberg, who is both a nurse and medical doctor at the Departme...
Study finds media coverage of breast cancer focuses too little on prevention
... MSU analysis of national medias coverage of the disease found that over a two-year period, 31 percent of the 231 stories that appeared in some of the countrys
top newspapers, magazines and television networks focused on treatment, while only 18 percent looked at prevention.
The research paper, titled A Co...
Rising Australian biotech stars set to connect on the world stage
...n chosen from a highly competitive field of candidates to take part in an initiative by Merck Sharp & Dohme and Advance to boost the capability of the countrys
burgeoning biopharmaceutical industry.
Antisense Therapeutics Ltd (ASX code: ANP) Research Director Dr Christopher Wraight and DendriMed Research...
Countrys in Biological News
Improving livestock productivity in Honduras
...improving diagnosis of diseases affecting livestock. Secondly, the project also helps introduce new and laboratory techniques to ensure quality of the countrys
meat and milk products bound for export. The ultimate goal of all these activities is to improve livestock production in the country.
"In the first...
Searching for pollution in the Caribbean
...-210," he clarified. "By looking at that radionuclide we can tell what is the age of a particular sediment layer. We can go back in time to tell how a countrys
ecosystem was 100 years ago, and what is the status now."
Under the project, scientists collect sediment cores - or vertical pieces of sediments - ...
In Vietnam, alongside progress, a battle for life
..."Right now we have only two cancer centres; one in Hanoi in the north and one in Ho Chi Minh City in the south. This means we can meet only 10% of the countrys
At the same time, low cancer awareness results in around 80% of patients seeking help only when the disease is at an advanced stage ...
2 University of Illinois researchers named HHMI investigators
...the classroom and the laboratory to become excited about science, HHMI officials wrote in announcing the award.
Wilfred van der Donk is one of the countrys
leading chemical biologists, said Illinois chemistry department head Steven Zimmerman. He combines a sharp eye for critical problems with a deeply ana...
Screw worm outbreak in Yemen
...und of a warm-blooded animal. The maggots then feast off the living flesh, and can kill the animal if its not treated in time.
The outbreak hit the countrys
coast late last year. Veterinarian, Mansoor AlQadasi, General Director of the Central Veterinarian Laboratory, says its the first official outbreak of...
Highlights from the May 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...olid fats and added sugars.
The researchers used data from the 2001-2002 National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NHANES) and found the countrys
population is not following dietary advice. In particular, the findings showed Americans need to eat more fruits, vegetables and fat-free milk and muc...
Researchers develop new ultrasensitive assay to detect most poisonous substance known
... technology, speed up and improve the diagnosis and treatment of human disease, advance the development of novel therapeutics, and greatly enhance the countrys
ability to detect and defend against a bioterrorism attack.
The collaborative research team developed a test that is less expensive, faster and eas...
Successful cooperation extends Dragon Program
...satellites are particularly useful for monitoring and understanding environmental phenomena in China, the worlds third largest country, because of the countrys
sheer size and various types of terrain, which range from Himalayan peaks to tropical lowlands.
Dragon 2 EO data delivery will commence in May 200...
Autism Speaks collaborates on grant with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and autism expert
...K, NY (April 2, 2008) Autism Speaks, the nations largest autism advocacy organization along with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and one of the countrys
leading autism researchers will join forces on a new research grant that will examine the architecture of the autistic brain. Led by Eric Courchesne, ...
Sanitation investment in poor countries would yield $9-to-1 benefits in productivity, health: UN
..., compared to one in seven boys.
More girls in school means higher rates of female literacy -- for every 10 percent increase in female literacy, a countrys
economy can grow by 0.3 percent.
UN experts estimate the reduction in diarrhea engendered by meeting the sanitation target would add an estimated 2...
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Nanoengineered barrier invented to protect plastic electronics from water degradation
...ology and Research (A*STAR), IMREs breakthrough technology comes as Singapore seeks to jumpstart a plastic electronics industry locally as part of the countrys
long-term plan to anchor new knowledge-intensive industries in the economy.
The global plastic electronics industry is projected to grow to a mark...
Talent Constellations or Talent Communities Choosing the Right Talent
...firms built around a small group of creative and management talent are the norm. Kookmin Bank in South Korea has assumed a leadership position in the countrys
banking industry by building its business strategy around recruiting, developing and paying individual performance-based compensation to top talent, a...
Marshfield Clinic charges ahead in genetic research
...eds of adverse drug reactions in tens of thousands of patients are two smaller projects that could have monumental impact on recipients of two of the countrys
most prescribed drugs, one of which is the anti-coagulant coumadin.
Coumadin, a popular anti-coagulant used to a treat a var...
Midwest Investment Bank Piper Jaffray Resurges in New York City
...g company he ran for 10 years with Big Pharma and Big Biotech clients) and as editor of the Journal of Phase III Drug Reports , Barbeau is one of the countrys
few experts in this field and is one of growing interest to both specialty pharmaceutical companies and generic companies.
Drugs that are approved...
Using Demographic Predictions, UW Prof Expounds Upon Trends in Tech
...h rates by age are fairly well-known.
That means a spike in the number of births, such as the Baby Boom, will travel intact, like a wave, through a countrys
age distribution. The resulting surge in the older segment of the population will exert a growing influence not only on public policy, but on technolo...
Preservation not protectionism
...s not sufficient to call it painful and hope for rosy redeployment scenarios. Free trade advocates should have an obligation, because it is within our countrys
own self-interest, to make sure that those who are displaced through no fault of their own have the means to transition into productive positions. (Se...
How do you level the playing field with China?
...on and $6 billion, according to some investment bankers. Bank of China, the countrys
largest foreign-exchange lender, would likely follow suit in 2005, and the ...wth. China could then be viewed as a trade-friendly global player. Once the countrys
currency floats on the global exchanges, trade imbalances between China and...
Life Sciences: Wisconsin - The Smart Choice Part Two
...borations that are critical to keep pace with the needs of our customers worldwide. Promega is headquartered in Madison, consistently voted one of the countrys
most livable cities. Complimented by lakes and natural beauty, with a growing arts district rivaling the best in the Midwest, Madison offers a rich, b...
Wisconsin crisis hotline gets Web-based integration
...dice as they see fit.
One of the reasons for implementing the system in Wisconsin was the success it has enjoyed in Minnesota, which was one of the countrys
first statewide 211 programs. The FirstCallNet software has been running for over a year, and has handled half a million caller inquiries.
Is America Inc.s brand diminishing?
But he sees trouble on the horizon. Florida is concerned about our countrys
continued ability to attract the brightest creative minds in the world and ...icle provides a valuable starting point for the kind of debate in which our countrys
business and political leaders must now engage. There is no denying that th...