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Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

Indian American film director Mira Nair has joined India's top directors in a project to show short films on the impact of the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before the screening of Bollywood blockbusters. Nair said she got the idea of this collaboration of filmmakers to raise a...

Mira Nair Launches AIDS Awareness Project

Indian-born film director Mira Nair has launched an AIDS awareness project called 'Jaago' to highlight the spread of the disease and its danger to society . The project, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will use the powerful medium of Indian cinema to inform people ...

Innovation Needed In The Field Of Diagnostics: Nair

G. Madhavan Nair, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said that there is a need to strengthen the area of diagnostics// and make it easier for detecting sensitive diseases. Mr Nair was speaking on the occasion of the launch of the 64-slice CT scanner at Narayana Hruday...

Experts Recommend Cherries For Pain Relief From Arthritis

...Kader AA. Consumption of cherries lowers plasma urate in healthy women, Journal of Nutrition. 2003;133:1862-1829. (4) Tall JM, Seeram, NP, Zhao C, nair MG, Meyer RA, Raja SN. Tart cherry anthocyanins suppress inflammation-induced pain behavior in rat. Behavioural Brain Research. 2004; 153:181-188. ...

Physician Develops Resveratrol Evidence-Based Nutraceutical for Heart Health

...y researcher, physician, and educator, Dr. Vijaya nair , employs a patented and proprietary technology to... and spices including Curcumin undertaken by Dr. nair in collaboration with other distinguished scientis... healthy as possible, especially as they age. Dr. nair cautions that although JIVA™ Resveratrol wor...

Singapore Medicine - First in South East Asia to Offer Robotic Surgery for Gynaecologic Cancers

...surgery comprised Dr Jeffrey Low and Prof Ilancheran (both Senior Consultants), Dr Joseph Ng (Consultant), Dr Fong Yoke Fai (Consultant) and Dr Suresh nair (Visiting Consultant) from the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. What is Robot-Assisted Cancer Surgery? Robot-assisted surgical system...

IBD, Liver Disease Patients Show Vitamin D Deficits

...vitamin D replacement may hopefully prevent osteoporosis and other bone complications related to end-stage liver disease," lead researcher Satheesh P. nair said in a news release issued by the American College of Gastroenterology. More information The National Institutes of Health has more about ...

3 new honorary doctors at Karolinska Institutet

... of Research as confirmation of their new status. Professor Sreekumaran nair An honorary doctorate in medicine is to be awarded to Professor Sreekumar...rmed the basis for new treatments. During many years, Professor Sreekumaran nair has generously and actively promoted a broad collaboration between Karolins...

Mayo Researchers Look for Explanation Behind High Incidence of Diabetes Among Asian Indians

...bserved in the Northern European American subjects," says Dr. Nair. Dr. nair hypothesizes that key to understanding this difference may lie in an examin...e higher energy content of their current diets," explains Dr. Nair. Dr. nair and his team are hopeful that the information gained from this study will h...

Mayo researchers look for explanation behind high incidence of diabetes among Asian Indians

...observed in the Northern European American subjects, says Dr. Nair. Dr. nair hypothesizes that key to understanding this difference may lie in an examin...he higher energy content of their current diets, explains Dr. Nair. Dr. nair and his team are hopeful that the information gained from this study will h...

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Nair in Biological News

New class of drug offers hope to treatment-resistant AIDS patients

...ction of the HIV integrase enzyme, the insertion of HIV DNA into human DNA. nair calls this step in replication the most devastating in HIVs attack on human...ed in 2005, and the license agreement with Inhibitex was signed in 2007. nair believes the application of his discovery to halt HIV replication may just ...

Meth promotes spread of virus in HIV-infected users

...mine receptor blockers during HIV infection in meth users could be beneficial therapeutically to reduce HIV infection in these high-risk populations," nair said. ...

Creation of antibiotic in test tube holds promise for better antibiotics

... to that understanding, in particular the beautiful structure solved by the nair group," he said. Van der Donk previously had identified the molecular ac...s, because the mutant protein would no longer be localized at the membrane, nair said. An accompanying Perspectives article in Science, written by chemis...

U-M scientists identify major psoriasis susceptibility gene

...oci, or areas on chromosomes, that may be genetically linked to psoriasis," nair says. "Many studies confirmed a strong association with the MHC, but no one...e which gene in the MHC was involved in psoriasis." In a previous study, nair and his U-M colleagues narrowed the search for the PSORS1 gene down to a 30...

Molecular research suggest shift needed in how some drugs are created

...teric interactions that preclude the formation of this particular complex," nair said. Steric interactions refer to contacts that result when two protein...unterpart for Drosophila's Tube molecule has not been found, but Lasker and nair theorize that adaptors that bind IRAK-4 will either bind at a different sit...
Nair in Biological Technology

Graphene gazing gives glimpse of foundations of universe

... is generated from lighter elements in burning stars would be forbidden. No carbon means no life. Geim now working together with PhD students Rahul nair and Peter Blake have for the first time produced large suspended membranes of graphene so that one can easily see light passing through this thinnest ...

Model is first to compare performance of 'biosensors'

...was written by electrical and computer engineering doctoral student Pradeep nair and Alam. Biosensors integrate electronic circuitry with natural molecul...eded for the analysis. "That is the most important aspect of this work," nair said. "You could not effectively analyze the physics behind these biosensor...

Nair joins Alfalight; Prill coming to Journal Sentinel interactive media

... Rajesh nair has joined Madison, Wis.-based Alfalight as vice president of operations. nair will lead Alfalight's production and engineering t...ircuit technology development at ON Semiconductor. nair started his semiconductor career at Intel and then...
Nair in Biological Dictionary

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