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  • Scientists and Clinicians Collaborate on 8 Projects to Better Understand and Treat Diseases Prevalent in Asia

    Singapore :  Singapore announces 8 biomedical sciences research programmes to advance understanding and treatment of diseases especially prevalent amongst the Asian population. These programmes will see biomedical scientists and clinicians working collaboratively to bring about greater healthcare benefits to society and create economic growth for Singapore. These programmes were endorsed by the Biomedical Sciences International […]

    38 cases of Dengue reported in national capital today

    38 fresh cases of Dengue have been reported from different parts of the national capital today. With this the total number of people affected with the mosquito-borne disease this season have gone up to 1057. According to release issued by the South Delhi Municiapl Corporation, out of the 38 cases, 35 cases were reported from […]

    Sanofi Diabetes Blue Fortnight reveals – Lack of awareness & inaction, puts Mumbaikars at higher risk of Diabetes

    by NR INDRAN / INT As many as 84% of Mumbaikars do not consider going for screening for diabetes despite having at least one of their family members are already diagnosed with diabetes, a recent survey revealed. People are hugely reluctant to act on preventive measures despite the fact that diabetes has assumed epidemic proportions […]

    Biocon Announces Positive Results from its Global Phase 3 study with Recombinant Human Insulin

    Bangalore : Biocon, Asia’s premier biotechnology Company, announced today that the Global Phase 3 study for its Recombinant Human Insulin (INSUGEN®), in Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) patients, demonstrates comparable safety and efficacy with the innovator product. This multi-center, randomized study was conducted in nearly 300, T1DM patients, to compare efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of […]

    13th DCVMN Conference: Bio Farma’s Initiatives in Vaccine Cooperation Lauded

    Bali, Indonesia :  The Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers Network (DCVMN) has lauded the initiatives and cooperation of Indonesian vaccine-maker Bio Farma, now the largest producer of oral polio vaccine in the world. “Bio Farma produces 1.4 billion doses of oral Polio vaccine, the biggest in the world,” DCVMN President Akira Homma told a press conference, […]

    Older Women Say hey Want More Sex, Not Less

    Many women continue to be sexually active after menopause and most say they are satisfied with their sex lives, particularly if they are married or have a regular partner, a large new study shows. Among women who reported being dissatisfied with their sex lives, however, 57% said they wanted to have more sex, while only […]

    Teen Sexting Linked To Risky Sexual Behavior

    Teens who “sext” are significantly more likely to participate in sexually explicit behaviors, according to a recent study. Sexting, which is the practice of sending sexual text messages, including photos, usually by use of cell-phones, is rapidly becoming popular among adolescents, which should be concerning to parents, doctors and teachers. This recent report demonstrates an […]

    Finally a Male Birth Control Pill

    Researchers have finally found a compound that may offer the first effective and hormone-free birth control pill for men. The study in the August 17th Cell, a Cell Press publication, shows that the small molecule makes male mice reversibly infertile without putting a damper on their sex drive. When the animals stop taking this new […]

    Natural Killer T-Cells in Fat Tissue Guard Against Obesity

    Invariant natural killer T-cells (iNKT) are a unique subset of immune cells that are known to influence inflammatory responses. Now, a scientific team led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that iNKT cells play a protective role in guarding against obesity and the metabolic syndrome, a major consequence of obesity. […]

    Efforts to improve physicians’ sloppy handwriting

    A group of senior medical practitioners in Maharashtra, with the active support of the state government has formulated a plan to impress upon the doctors the urgency of handwriting legibility among doctors to prevent fatal errors. A group of senior doctors from the state met last week and found handwriting legibility to be one of […]