Ranchi Hospital Gets the Nod to Perform Organ Transplantation
The Abdur Razzaque Ansari Memorial-Apollo Hospital here has become the first hospital in Jharkhand to obtain permission for performing organ transplantation.//
The registration under the Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994, was received by the hospital Friday, said hospital spokesperso...
Lupin Gets Tentative Nod from FDA for Antidepressant Drug
Leading pharmaceutical company Lupin Ltd has received tentative approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its generic drug Sertraline Hydrochloride for// treatment of major depressive disorder.
Mumbai based Lupin's Sertraline Hydrochloride tablets will be the AB-rated generic...
FDA Gives the Nod to 'Risperdal' For Use in Autistic Children
The Food and drug administration has given the go-ahead for a schizophrenia drug to be used in management of autism in children. The drug in question, Johnson & Johnson's 'Risperdal'//, holds promise in effectively managing irritability, aggression, self-injury and temper tantrums that might show u...
Lupin Gets DCGI Nod For Phase II Clinical Trials On Desoside-P
Pharma company Lupin Ltd today said it has received approval from the Drugs Controller General (India) (DCGI) to conduct Phase II clinical trials for the molecule LL-42 18 (Desoside-P).//
The company received permission to continue Phase II clinical trials on the Psoriasis pure compound, LL-4...
Orchid Gets USFDA Nod for Cephalexin
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd today said it has received approval from the USFDA for its ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application) of Cephalexin oral suspension. //
Cephalexin, an off-patent molecule, forms part of Orchid Chemicals' distribution alliance with US generic pharma major Pa...
Ranbaxy Gets USFDA Nod For Simvastatin
Pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd has received approval from the USFDA for manufacturing and marketing cholesterol-lowering Simvastatin Tablets in the US market. //
The company said it has received the approval for marketing the drug in strengths of 80mg with 180 day exclusivity.
Cadila Gets Tentative USFDA Nod For Pravastatin Sodium Tablets
Cadila Healthcare Ltd has received tentative approval from the USFDA to market Pravastatin Sodium Tablets in the US market. //
The tentative approval was given for strengths of 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg and 80 mg, the company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The company would market the dru...
FDA Gives Preliminary Nod To Cipla And Sun Drugs
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration statement has said that drug maker Cipla Ltd. has been given tentative approval for its generic AIDS drug nevirapine// that is to be marketed in a tablet form.
Sun Pharma Ltd has also received similar approval for ondansetron in the injection form.
A nod for legal drug trade in Vancouver
As a plan to reduce illegal trading and as a clean up drive legalisation of drugs is in the pipeline in Vancouver. Vancouver’s mayor is considering providing free drugs to addicts// to help clean up the Downtown Eastside before the 2010 Winter Olympics.
According to Sam Sullivan a donation by...
Grand FDA nod and approval for drug for heart transplant patients
In a relief FDA, the U.S. health regulators, gave their nod
to the first new drug in nearly a decade to prevent organ rejection in heart transplant patients.//
The drug, Astellas Pharma Inc.'s Prograf, is already cleared to prevent rejection of liver and kidney transplants.
Dr. Steven Galson...
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Dartmouth researchers find new protein function
...related proteins work in humans.
"This study on nod
provided evidence for a new way a kinesin motor co...and the cell's growing spindle of microtubules. If nod
doesn't function properly, then the two cells end ... is titled, "ATPase Cycle of the Nonmotile Kinesin nod
Allows Microtubule End Tracking and Drives Chromos...
'Friendly' bacteria protect against type 1 diabetes, Yale researchers find
...re they are kept. Previous research has shown that nod
mice exposed to killed (i.e., non-active) strains ...hervonsky at the University of Chicago showed that nod
mice deficient in innate immunity were protected f... gut bacteria, the mice developed severe diabetes. nod
mice exposed to harmless bacteria normally found i...
A common genetic mechanism discovered in nitrogen-fixing plants
... such plants and mycorrhizal fungi involved a common genetic element named SymRK. This type of gene was already known to operate in the recognition of nod
factors, signalling substances emitted by the Rhizobium type bacteria which are essential for root nodule formation.
The actinorhizal plants make up ...
Type 1 diabetes triggered by 'lazy' regulatory T-cells: McGill researchers
...lo. They suppress and regulate the function of various immune responses to microbes, tumors, allergens and transplants. While the diabetes-susceptible nod
mice actually generate normal numbers of Foxp3 T-cells over their lifetimes, Dr. Piccirillo and his colleagues discovered that the T-cells functional ...
UVa Health System team uncovers gene's role in type 1 diabetes
...mained non-diabetic demonstrated better glucose tolerance than non-diabetic nod
mice that were matched for age. (Worse glucose tolerance is an indication o...d improved beta cell mass and less severe insulitis than their non-diabetic nod
Insulitis is a change in the islet cells that includes a ...
A new plant-bacterial symbiotic mechanism promising for crop applications
...of symbiosis. These bacteria were found to have no nod
genes, usually essential for nodulation. Bradyrhiz...This common model requires the presence of several nod
genes which allow synthesis of the nod
factor, a compound elaborated by the bacterium whi...
Scripps research study shows humans and plants share common regulatory pathway
...l as the value of drawing on plant studies of R protein pathways to better understand the pathogen recognition functions of these proteins."
proteins recognize invasive bacteria, specifically distinct substructures found in Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms. Once activated, Nod1 pro...
Antibody therapy prevents type 1 diabetes in mice
... of a type of immune cell called T-cells. Treating nod
mice with the anti-CD137 antibodies significantly ...y, the antibody therapy did not appear to cure the nod
mice because the researchers were still able to se...ice and injected these cells into immune-deficient nod
mice, seven of the nine recipient mice developed t...
Researchers Identify Cause of Early Bird Sleep Disorder
... A few rare people who consistently nod
off early, then wake up wide-eyed much before dawn, can blame a newly-found mutant gene for their sleep troubles, Howard Hughes Medical Institute rese...
Plants respond similarly to signals from friends, enemies
... plants triggered by signals from rhizobia, called nod
factors, and then saw the similar changes occurrin...fter rhizobia perceive plant signals and send back nod
factors, the plant's root hairs curl around the go...rch Station.
"Root-knot Nematodes and Bacterial nod
Factors Elicit Common Signal Transduction Events i...
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Report gives nod to controversial Lawson project
Madison, Wis . Implementation of a controversial web-based software system to manage human resources throughout the University of Wisconsin System should proceed, a report on an in-depth assessment of the project recommends.
The UW-Madison Lawson Assessment Project report suggests that the UW ...
Six Apart hits its adolescence
...x Apart is reneging on a very public promise, and is treating the people who helped make Movable Type a success very poorly." While Bishop does make a nod
to "Ben and Mena having done a great job," he contends that Moveable Type really owes its success to "the army of evangelists and contributors who sol...
Stay out of crossfire when Midwest technology workers go to war
...out of the conflict?
The first rule is to eliminate any behaviors on your part that would signal support for one side or the other. If you tend to nod
absentmindedly and say "uh huh" when people talk to you, watch out. If you agree with one fighter's barbs about the other, you've picked sides. That's...
Building sustainable cities
...tect and restore their historic buildings, and weave their community's history into their destiny. Akron's emerging polymer industry, for example is a nod
to its rubber city past. And Charlotte's history as a trading crossroads perfectly positions it as a 21st century banking burb.
More reader respons...
Hot products launch in summer's slow days
...ose productivity tools, the new Studio has performance-enhancing features, including new video encoding tools and visual authoring tools for XML. In a nod
to the company's desire to see the mobile Flash client gain ground, Studio 8 also includes tools that let developers author and test mobile content.
Waukesha considers wireless bids from three firms
... Milwaukee, Wis. — Competition is heating up in Waukesha for the city's nod
to build a wireless network for residents.
Three firms want to build the infrastructure on city property such as light poles, then wholesale bandwi...
Age of empowered individuals: People power behind robust computing
...Service. Big ideas to be sure, but they failed to capture the whole market.
At one DEMO event, we bandied about the term device computing to give a nod
to mobility and the computing power of mobile phones and the proliferation of PDAs , MP3 players , GPS systems , and a dozen other device types tha...
Technology and mergers: Getting the strategic applications
...e because they are missing a key factor in their review.
These are the same people that thought Iridium from Motorola was a safe-bet and gave the nod
to pour billions of dollars into a product that was overpriced and had to be taken outside to make a phone call.
No one seems to take credit on tha...