A reason to smile: New immigrants respond best to oral hygiene campaign
...ost receptive to oral health messages, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research .
Authors Shuili Du (Simmons College), Sankar sen
(City University of New York), and C.B. Bhattacharya (Boston University) evaluated the effectiveness of an oral health outreach program in disadvantag...
Researchers identify promising cancer drug target in prostate tumors
...s -- is a promising target for novel cancer therapies designed to shut it down. The report's lead authors are Shidong Jia, MD, PhD, Zhenning Liu, PhD, sen
Zhang PhD, and Pixu Liu, MD, PhD.
The p110beta molecule and a counterpart, p110alpha, are "isoforms" -- slightly different forms of an enzyme cal...
Eat Well, Save Money: BJ's Offers Everyday Low Prices on Top Quality Organic Groceries, Natural Foods Versus Supermarket Prices
...Crunchy Granola Bars and Sparkling Apple Juice -- Haagen Dazs Ice Cream -- Stacy's Pita Chips -- Tom's of Maine Toothpaste
reiterated the organic and natural food selection at BJ's is
undergoing continuous expansion. "With the popularity of items like
100-calorie packs and...
Jailed Indian Pediatrician Wins 2008 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights
... for Global Health and Human Rights is Dr. Binayak sen
Sen, a physici...gations that he violated state antiterrorism laws. sen
committing any crime.
The Global Health...ganizations have issued a statement of support for sen
(See link below.),
requesting that Indian authorit...
Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls
...ors like Irfan Khan, Siddharth and South Indian idol Prabhu Deva have been cast in the films. Up and coming stars Samira Reddy, Shiney Ahuja and Reema sen
also appear in the movies.
Nair said she hopes that by the end of the year, the films will be screened in cinema halls in India and elsewhere...
Genome Annotation by Mutation
...al genome, he adds.
Because mice are used to study human disease, we want to know the function of every piece of DNA in the mouse genome, says sen
Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in human genetics at the University of Utah and HHMI. The best way to know the function of the genetic blueprint is by remov...
Boffins Develop New Technique to Hunt Illness-causing Mutants in Non-gene DNA
... Utah, as saying.
He says that the new method attains significance as it "makes it practical to do this for a vast amount of the total genome." sen
Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in human genetics at the University of Utah, says human diseases were studied in mice, "we want to know the function of ever...
'Metro' - a Witty Look at Insensitivities of City Life
... but not deep enough.
Film: "Life In A...Metro"; Director: Anurag Basu; Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Shilpa Shetty, Shiney Ahuja, Kangana Ranaut, Konkona sen
Sharma, Irfan Khan, Sharman Joshi; Rating: ***
Gentle, Real, Well-mannered - Kangana's Mr. Right
...! He taught me to bring out the nuances of my emotions. He'd explain things so patiently to me," says Kangana.
Talking about co-star Konkona sen
Sharma, Kangana adds: "We're best friends in the film and I genuinely felt warm vibes with her. Thank god for that. Otherwise my discomfort would show...
Bengal Junior Medicos Strike Work to Protest Violence
...attacks on doctors, Indian Medical Association (IMA) vice-president Santanu sen
said no doctor, senior or junior, would let a patient die in front of his e...ging negligence. We feel insecure as there are no protective arrangements," sen
Finalists announced in the Elsevier Grand Challenge
The four finalists chosen by the panel of judges represent the tools thought to be most innovative and implementable:
I. O' Donoghue, Lars Jensen Heiki Horn, Evangelos Pafilis, Michael Kuhn, Nigel P. Brown, and Reinhard Schneider, Germany, for "Reflect: Automated Anno...
Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History reveals ants as fungus farmers
... It turns out ants, like humans, are true farmers. The difference is that ants are farming fungus.
Entomologists Ted Schultz and sen
Brady at the Smithsonians National Museum of Natural History have published a paper in the March 24 issue of the journal Proceedings of the National A...
AGU Journal Highlights -- March 19, 2008
...enter, Mississippi, U.S.A.;
W. Steven Holbrook: Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, U.S.A.;
Mrinal K. sen
and Paul L. Stoffa: Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.
Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) paper...
Mutating the entire genome
...genes to cause human defects and diseases. Credit: sen
Wu, University of Utah Genes account for only 2.5...n of every piece of DNA in the mouse genome,” says sen
Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in human genetics at the...ang Wu, an assistant professor (and no relation to sen
In the journal paper, the University of...
Natural vitamin E tocotrienol reaches blood at protective levels
...the participants two, four, six and eight hours after supplementation.
said the maximum TCT concentrations in the bloodstream of supplemented pati...hat the transfer protein has a lower affinity for TCT than it has for TCP," sen
said. Absorption of TCT is increased when the supplement is taken with fat-...
Ships bring alien jellyfish invaders to our shores
...roduction of any suspected non-native marine creatures, according to its developers, UNSW oceanographers, Associate Professor Matthew England and Alex sen
"Until now our knowledge of natural and human-assisted dispersal of species has been insufficient to confidently track and predict the sprea...