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  • One hundred and eleven H1N1 deaths last week: Govt report

    From Our Correspondent New Delhi; About 111 people died of Influenza A H1N1  lasst week while 1038 have been tested positive in different parts of the country during the same period. According to an official report in Maharashtra tops the list in deaths with 42 succmbing to the viral attack. In Gujarat- 29 , in […]

    Cure the Deadly Hepatitis through Traditional Ayurvedam

    By Vaidyavachaspathi N K  Padmanabhan Vaidyar After Dimitri Iosifovich Ivanovsky,  the Russian biologist who discovered viruses in 1892 , over 300 different varieties of this infectious agent have been detected till date.  One among them, the Hepatits – B virus is found to be active only in human bodies and this one could cause fatal […]

    ISB and ETH Zurich Create Map of the Human Proteome

    Seattle, United States — The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in Seattle, Washington, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) in Zurich, Switzerland announced today at the 9th Annual World Conference of the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) in Sydney, Australia, that they have completed the first phase of generating a complete map of […]

    Boehringer Ingelheim Initiates Phase III Clinical Trial with Novel Oral Agent in Advanced Breast Cancer

    Ingelheim, Germany — Boehringer Ingelheim has announced the initiation of a phase III clinical trial to investigate one of its most advanced oncology pipeline compounds, afatinib, for the treatment of patients with advanced (metastatic) breast cancer. Afatinib is an oral compound (taken as a tablet), which is a next generation, targeted therapy, that irreversibly inhibits […]

    High Hormone Levels In Women May Lead To Infidelity: Study

    Women with high levels of the sex hormone oestradiol may engage in opportunistic mating, according to a new study by psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. Doctoral candidate Kristina Durante and Assistant Professor of Psychology Norm Li published their findings in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biology Letters. “The […]

    Placebo Effect Significantly Improves Women’s Sexual Satisfaction, Study Shows

    Many women with low sex drives reported greater sexual satisfaction after taking a placebo, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Medicine. The study was conducted by Cindy Meston, a clinical psychology professor at The University of Texas at Austin, and Andrea Bradford, a 2009 University […]

    MakroCare Opens Switzerland Presence

    Hyderabad, India : Life Sciences has always been a top priority for Switzerland. This focus of the country led to good growth of pharma, biotech, nutrition and medical devices in the country over the decades. To support local firms in expanding and managing global projects, MakroCare announced the opening of a new international office in […]

    Centaur Pharma, Makers of Sinarest Celebrate “Anticold Day” and “Common Cold Awareness Week” for the Second Year

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India — Common cold, although a self limiting disease, is responsible for more loss of work days and school days than any other disease. To increase awareness regarding prevention and spread of common cold, Centaur Pharma, makers of Sinarest, the No.1 Rx anticold, had commemorated “Anticold Day” and “Common Cold Awareness Week” programs […]

    Women Who Breastfeed are at Lower Risk of Developing type 2 Diabetes

    Mothers who did not breastfeed their children have significantly higher rates of type 2 diabetes later in life than moms who breastfed, report University of Pittsburgh researchers in a study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Medicine. “We have seen dramatic increases in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes over the […]

    Alcohol consumption affects oestrogen levels, increases breast cancer risk: Study

    A US study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, has confirmed suggestions that certain types of breast cancer are more common among women who regularly drink alcohol. Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre followed 2,944 postmenopausal women, all of whom took part in the wider Women’s Health Initiative study between […]