International Food Standards Meet Set For Chiang Mai Bangkok
Thailand will host a week-long meeting on the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Food for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) // , becoming the first Asian host for the meeting focusing on international food standards to benefit consumers, a senior Thai official said.
Dr. Charal Trinvuthipong, advis...
Czech Republic to Host Historic First Global Conference on Methamphetamine
...rsity), Lin Lu, (China National Institute on Drug Dependence),
Andreas Pluddemann (South African Medical Research Council), Apinun
Aramrattana (Chiang mai
University), and Danica Klempova (European
Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction).
Pavel Bem, Lord Mayor of Prague, will host an Opening Ga...
First Human Case of Bird Flu Confirmed in Vietnam Since 2005
...apital Hanoi, began suffering from high fever and breathing difficulties on May 10. He is in a critical condition and is being treated in Hanoi's Bach mai
Hospital. He cannot breathe without the aid of a respirator.
Five days before he fell ill, the man slaughtered chickens for a wedding party in...
Man Contracts Deadly Bird Flu Virus in Vietnam
...fever and severe respiratory problems.
The director of Hanoi's Bach mai
hospital told the paper two other suspected bird flu victims had been admit...rst human case since November 2005.
The victim was admitted to Bach mai
hospital in a critical condition but is now improving.
Bird flu has...
Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem
...ill certainly be wary of buying oysters in Hong Kong. But it is the rubbish you can't see that's causing the real problems."
Young manages the mai
Po marshes, a haven for migratory birds in northwest Hong Kong and designated a site of special scientific interest in 1976. Since then Shenzhen, just...
Dr Ozone's Past Catches up with Him
...remedies have come under investigation following the deaths of cancer sufferers in Australia and Thailand.
He was arrested in the city of Chiang mai
in Thailand this week on charges of fraud and unlicensed practice of medicine without a licence. Sartori however continues to claim his innocence.
Job Stress, causes build up of ‘Sick building Syndrome
...indings suggest that, in this sample of office based workers, physical attributes of buildings have a small influence on symptoms."
Co-author Dr mai
Stafford of the Epidemiology and Public Health department of University College London, said: "We are not making claims that buildings don't matter fo...
Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade
...an were observed during market surveys carried out in 2001.
Market surveys found 50 more retail outlets offering ivory items in Bangkok and Chiang mai
in 2008 than the previous year. However, overall there was less worked ivory openly on sale than in 2001.
"Thailand has consistently been identifi...
The evolution of gene regulation
...ce," says Gerland. "Our study may serve as a useful basis for more detailed studies of the evolution of regulatory systems." ( PNAS Early Edition, 22 mai
Up until the middle of the 20th century, biochemists spent most of their efforts studying metabolism, i.e. obtaining energy from food. Less i...
ExcellGene SA first company to offer contract manufacturing in 250 Liter OrbShake bioreactor
...rations with Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) and Adolf Kühner AG
- Prototype of orbital shake bioreactor presented at ACHEMA 2009
Monthey, 19. mai
2009 / b3c newswire / – ExcellGene SA, a leading provider of contract manufacturing to the biopharmaceutical industry, expands its produc...
Excellence in open access research celebrated at BioMed Central awards dinner
... year, a new Award was introduced - The Journal of Medical Case Reports Award. The winning entry for this inaugural award was:
JMCR Award - Phuong mai
'A possible new syndrome with growth-hormone secreting pituitary adenoma, colonic polyposis, lipomatosis, lentigines and renal carcinoma in associat...
Surprise finding for stretched DNA
...d DNA Overwinds When Stretched, which is now available on-line. Coauthoring this letter with Bustamante were Jeff Gore, Zev Bryant, Marcelo Nöllmann, mai
Le and Nicholas Cozzarelli.
The magic of DNA replication and the transcription of genetic information into the production of proteins depends upon...
Costly breeding programs for endangered species pay off
...e the so-called "maximum avoidance inbreeding," or mai
strategy, with regimens that allow limited inbreed...er, after the simulated release into the wild, the mai
populations were less likely to go extinct or to s... genes lost through minimal inbreeding allowed the mai
populations to better adapt to the harsh condition...
Biomarkers isolated from saliva successfully predict oral and breast cancer
...larger sample size in a blinded manner," he added.
Also participating in the study were Yang Li, David Elashoff, MyungShin Oh, Stephanie Tsung, and mai
N. Brooks at UCLA.
Harvesting saliva and other bodily fluids for molecules that detect early cancers has long been a goal of scientists seeking qui...