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Physicians for Human Rights Calls for the Release of Sri Lankan Doctors

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) demands the immediate release of three Sri Lankan physicians whom the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) detained on May 16, 2009. Cambridge, MA (Vocus) May 18, 2009 -- Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) demands the immediate release of three Sri...

Lutheran World Relief Responds to Escalating Conflict in Sri Lanka

BALTIMORE, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of people displaced by fighting between the Sri Lankan government and the separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Armed conflict in Sri Lanka continues to esca...

Cardinal Health, SRI Surgical Sign Five-Year Agreement For Surgical Kits

DUBLIN, Ohio and TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health and SRI/Surgical Express, Inc. today announced a five-year supply and co-marketing agreement to offer surgical kits that include disposable health care products from Cardinal Health and reusable health care products fro...

Science of Sri Vidya Benefits DNA Genesis, Says Dr. Sunita Rana Agarwal

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Dr. Agarwal Hospital: An eye surgeon / scientist breaks the code to form human DNA. The scientific community world wide had thought we were 10 years away from making DNA, however, an Indian eye surgeon has ...

Campbell Alliance Business Development Practice Leader to Co-Chair and Keynote at SRI Pharma Licensing Summit

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Alliance, the leading management consulting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, today announced that Ben Bonifant, Vice President of the firm's Business Development practice, will serve as conference chairperson a...

Chikungunya Reaches Sri Lanka

An outbreak of the dreaded mosquito-borne fever, Chikunguniya in Sri lanka has been confirmed by health officials. Around 5000 people are feared to be infected.// Symptoms of Chikungunya are high fever,severe joint and muscular pain, headache, body ache and vomiting in some cases. Health expe...

Yellow Oleander Plants Fuels Suicide Rates In Sri Lanka

A British doctor has said that suicide rates in Sri Lanka has increased in multifold with people consuming the poisonous seeds of the common roadside// yellow oleander plants even for the most trivial reasons. This is an ornamental plant often used for hedging that grows all over the island. It...

Bird flu affects the export of poultry products to Sri Lanka and Nepal

In Sri Lanka the Health Ministry Epidemiology Unit Director Dr Nihal Abeysinghe said that the country has banned import of all the poultry products from India. This is due to the result of the confirmation of the first bird flu infection death in India. // They are requesting the public to avoid im...

DST Health Solutions Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

...01:2008 certification, a designation demonstrating its commitment to quality product development. DST Health Solutions received its certification from sri Quality System Registrar, an independent auditing firm, for meeting the guidelines set forth by the International Organization for Standardization (IS...

Minnesotans to Keynote Materials for Medical Devices Conference

...er development: A new "living" stent that can be placed over artery injury sites to function immediately as a new vessel. Third keynoter sri Sridhar, Ph.D., chair of the physics department at Northeastern University, will describe advances in biocompatible nanomaterials that have resulted i...

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First Jatropha Genome Completed by Synthetic Genomics Inc. and Asiatic Centre for Genome Technology

...ificant milestone for ACGT and SGI. It will accelerate our goal of commercially cultivating high-yielding jatropha for biodiesel production," said Tan sri Lim Kok Thay, Chief Executive of Asiatic Development Berhad. About Synthetic Genomics Inc. SGI, a privately held company founded in 2005, is ...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...at the Vatican Pope Benedict XVI sent a message of support urging increased efforts to eliminate poverty. Indian spiritual leader his holiness sri Sri Ravi Shankar mobilized 30,000 people at his ashram in Bangalore and millions more across the globe to raise their voices through the Art o...
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Medicine

.... The most highly developed of these are traditional Chinese medicine , Traditional Tibetan medicine and the Ayurvedic traditions of India and sri Lanka . Various non-mainstream traditions of health care have also developed in the Western world. These systems are sometimes considered companions t...

World medical systems

... with local religious beliefs. African medical systems Egyptian medicine Sangoma Asian medical systems Ayurveda Bomoh sri Lankan Ayurvedic tradition Tibetan medicine Traditional Chinese medicine European medical systems Hippocratic medicine Medicine...
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Spur

.... ... Current affairs, news, views and campaigns for Peace and Unity in sri Lanka. Yahoo! Local has a business reviews, services, and events near ... SPUR NZ home ... SPUR NZ News Letter - Friday, 6 February 2009. Save sri Lanka from LTTE Tamil Tiger Terrorism ... and Mistreated -- SPUR news rel...
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Salt marshes: A natural and unnatural history

...e importance of wetlands. In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina produced a catastrophe in New Orleans in part because of the loss of tidal wetlands and in sri Lanka in December 2004, the Indian Ocean tsunami caused much less devastation in areas where mangroves were not removed. ...

SRI announces selection by the National Cancer Institute as a Chemical Biology Consortium center

...k record of cancer drug discovery and development, sri was chosen to lead three of the CBC's research and...emical Diversity, and Specialized Applications. sri has decades of experience in successfully identify...r. She will collaborate with Mary Tanga, Ph.D., an sri senior director of medicinal chemistry, who will l...

SRI International announces findings from new upper atmospheric radar system for scientific research

... MENLO PARK, Calif. June 2 , 2009 sri International, an independent nonprofit research institute, announced today that early scientific results are now available from the Advanced Modular ...

SRI International to screen drugs that fight 2009 H1N1 influenza A

... MENLO PARK, Calif. May 13, 2009 sri International, an independent, nonprofit research ...ounds that show efficacy against biothreat agents. sri appreciates the opportunity to apply its knowledge... said Amy Shurtleff, Ph.D., a senior virologist in sri International's Biosciences Division, who will lea...

NOAA awards $22.5 million to Harbor Branch/FAU and UNCW for new cooperative institute

...d Technology is a consortium; limited partners are sri International in St. Petersburg, Florida, and the ...ill use the oceanographic expertise of UNCW, HBOI, sri International, and the University of Miami to iden...ation process invented, perfected and practiced by sri International. Each of the 22 cooperative ins...

SRI International receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant

... MENLO PARK, Calif. May 6, 2008 sri International announced today that it has received a US$100,000 Grand Chall...esearch project conducted by Krishna Kodukula, Ph.D., executive director of sri International's Center for Advanced Drug Research (CADRE) in Shenandoah Val...

Beyond 'ooh-ooh, aah-aah'-- expert on monkey communication kicks off Darwin series, May 5

...pecies and research sites that are currently the focus of Seyfarth's research group include rhesus monkeys on Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico; elephants in sri Lanka; and geladas in Ethiopia. ...

Chantix side effects no worse with depression history

... less success quitting smoking compared to people with no history of depression taking this drug. The findings by Group Health, Free & Clear, and sri International researchers are reported in a Journal of General Internal Medicine article published online ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/7720...

NTU undergrad is first Singapore champion of an internationally acclaimed engineering competition

...the regional finals held in Kuala Lumpur in July this year. Liu emerged victorious after beating contenders from China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia and sri Lanka. Liu marched on to the regional phase after being crowned the Singapore champion in April this year after defeating eight other contestants in t...

UC Riverside rice geneticist receives high honor from US Department of Agriculture

...laborators have focused in particular on Sub1A, a gene responsible for flood tolerance and found only in some low-yielding rice varieties in India and sri Lanka. The characterization of the Sub1 trait in labs at UC Riverside and UC Davis has enabled researchers at the International Rice Research Inst...
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GeoPharma Adds India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and South Korea as New Distribution Channels for Mucotrol(TM)

LARGO, Fla., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoPharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: GORX) (the "Company") announced today the expansion of the distribution agreement between the Company and Cura Pharmaceutical Co. (Cura). The original agreement signed between Cura and GeoPharma provided Cura the exclusive...

Plexus and SRI International team up to offer medical product development

Plexus Corp. and non-profit SRI International have announced they are working together to develop and commercialize new medical technologies. Company officials said the two organizations would be able to offer interdisciplinary skills to all sizes of technology companies. "Companies with creativ...

Harvest Technologies Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in its 60 Patient Clinical Trial in India Using Autologous Adult Stem Cells to Treat Patients With Non-Reconstructable Critical Limb Ischemia

...y sponsored 60-patient clinical trial conducted at sri Ramachandra Medical Center in Chennai, India using...al Limb Ischemia (CLI) has completed enrollment . sri Ramachandra Medical Center is a Harvard Medical in... K. S. Vijayaragavan, Chief of Vascular Surgery at sri Ramachandra University and met all regulatory appr...

GeneNews to conduct joint project funded by MYR 5 million grant from Malaysian government

...s jointly announced by the Honourable Minister of Health for Malaysia Dato' sri Liow Tiong Lai and the Director General of Health for Malaysia Tan sri Datuk Dr. Haji Mohd Ismail Merican. "Liver cancer, Hepatitis B - a liver ...

Masimo Initiates Full Market Release of First-Ever Noninvasive Continuous Hemoglobin Monitor

...nd reduced the workload on our nursing staff, phlebotomist and laboratory personnel." Madhava Karunarathna, MD, OB/GYN at Balangoda Hospital in sri Lanka, stated, "With SpHb, we now have accurate hemoglobin measurements available at our fingertips, around the clock. In cases of severe hemorrhagin...

Mayo Clinic CEO Offers New Vision for Personalized Patient Care

...inn@personalizedmedicinecoalition.org Jane Jacobs, public affairs department, Mayo Clinic (507) 284-2387 jacobs.jane@mayo.org sri Ramaswami, senior director, global R&D communications, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development (609) 647-8195 ...

Jubilant and BioLeap Announce New Partnership in Drug Discovery

...ification and optimization to IND (Investigational New Drug) candidate selection for multiple therapeutic areas. Commenting on the development, sri Mosur, CEO & President, Jubilant Biosys, said: "We are very pleased to partner with BioLeap to offer the pharmaceutical industry our combined 'bes...

International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

...ldren in Azerbaijan, Bolivia, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Fiji, India, Mali, Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, Rwanda, sri Lanka, Sudan, The United Republic of Tanzania, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe. "The 1000 children that we support represent a pitifully small number of tho...

Newsweek International Editions: Highlights And Exclusives, May 19, 2008

...ernatural right to govern. http://www.newsweek.com/id/136365 War Is the Answer. Special Correspondent Jeremy Kahn reports that in the past year, sri Lankan government officials seemed tantalizingly close to the end of the 25-year long conflict with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The remarkab...

DxTech and Nicholas Piramal in POC Diagnostics Alliance

... done at its facility in Cambridge, UK. The alliance gives NPIL an exclusive license to DxTech's Vantix(TM) platform in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan. In return, DxTech has received a multi-million dollar up-front fee and will receive three further product development fees, b...
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