A brisk 20-minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual’s risk of early death, according to a new research. The study of European men and women found that twice as many deaths may be attributable to lack of physical activity compared with the number of deaths attributable to obesity.
DNA strands can act as a glue to hold together 3-D-printed materials that could someday be used to grow tissues and organs in the lab, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin said that although scientists have used nucleic acids such as DNA to assemble objects, most of these are nanosized - so tiny that humans can’t see them with the naked eye.
CII-Centre of Excellence in Nanotechnology(CoE-NT), Gujarat Knowledge Application Facilitation Centre (GKAFC), Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (IPFC) & Canada India Business Exchange(CIBX) jointly organized Industry interaction meet for Center for Commercialization of Antibodies and Biologics(CCAB), Canada on 11 February 2015, Hotel Novotel, S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad. CCAB has already developed hundreds of human antibodies that are potential therapeutic candidates for the treatment of cancer, AMD and other Infectious and Metabolic diseases.
Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women were. In an experiment, scientists from Taiwan asked 76 men to rate pictures of various women.
Parents, take note! Daytime naps of 30 minutes or more help babies retain and remember new behaviours, a first of its kind study has found. Researchers from the University of Sheffield, UK, and Ruhr University Bochum, Germany explored whether daytime sleep after learning helped babies to remember new behaviour.
Researchers have for the first time grown human skeletal muscle in the lab which contracts and responds just like native tissue to external stimuli such as electrical pulses, biochemical signals and pharmaceuticals. The lab-grown tissue will allow researchers to test new drugs and study diseases in functioning human muscle outside of the human body to provide personalised medicine to patients.
Natco Pharma Limited has filed Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) for Fingolimod, 0.5mg Capsules & Cabazitaxel, 60mg/1.5ml Injection, with the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (USFDA), through its respective marketing partners in the USA.
(Business Wire India); India has a very unique talent pool of an estimated 2-3 million educated disabled. What makes them so unique? The educated disabled have demonstrated tremendous resilience and have been toughened by the day to day challenges of inadequate school facilities, lack of accommodating transport infrastructure and yet have graduated from high schools and colleges. This segment of society reflects an enormous “can-do” attitude and is equipped with tremendous staying power which corporate India can leverage.
The deadly Ebola epidemic in Liberia could likely be eliminated by June if the current high rate of hospitalisation and vigilance can be maintained, according to a new model developed by scientists.
The Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda launched the National Deworming initiative aimed to protect more than 24 crore children in the ages of 1-19 years from intestinal worms, on the eve of the National Deworming Day, at Jaipur. Also present at the function were Shri Rajendra Rathore, Health Minister, Rajasthan. They administered the deworming tablets to some school going children.