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Help an Indian-American fight leukemia

An Indian-American patient diagnosed with a life-threatening form of leukemia is struggling to find a donor of South Asian origin.28-year-old Vinay Chakravarthy, who is ailing from Acute......

An extraordinary message of love, hope to Japan

A popular Japanese story has it that the one that succeeds in creating a thousand origami cranes will have a wish granted by the Almighty. Sadako Sasaki, a 12-year-old victim of the 1945 Hiroshima......

How an ordinary man served thousands in Kerala

In the first glance, worldbloodbank.org appears to be one of the many websites which provide a gateway to the donors and receivers of blood across the globe. But when you probe deeper into the......

How Facebook, Twitter, YouTube can save lives

A Stanford professor spearheads an innovative campaign for bone marrow donations, discovers Arthur J Pais If Samir Pendse's parents had followed the usual route, they would have sought out......

South Asians in US unite for bone marrow donation

Nikita Mathur started volunteering for bone marrow donation drives even before she left high school. Now as she gets ready for college, the teenager is looking forward to networking with more South......

Weak oil prices drag markets; Nifty ends below 7,400

Financials were the top losers while oil shares also declined amid weak crude oil prices. Benchmark share indices extended losses for the third straight session dragged by financials while oil......

Benefit of Ranbaxy deal to accrue in few years: Sun Pharma

It will take a ‘few years’ for Sun Pharma to realise the benefits of its $4 billion takeover of Ranbaxy, said the company's Chairman Israel Makov, terming the deal as a ‘complex......

Sun Pharma settles litigation with Novartis over cancer drug

Sun Pharma has inked a settlement pact with Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation over cancer drug Gleevec, paving the way for the Indian drug major to launch a generic version of the medicine in the......

India discriminates against foreign businesses: US Congressman

India has been pursuing policies and measures that discriminate against overseas businesses, says US Congressman Erik Paulsen, below, left, who has written a letter to US President Barack Obama......

Dr Reddy's launch generic cancer drug in US market

Drug firm Dr Reddy's Laboratories said on Friday it has launched its generic Decitabine injection used in treatment of cancer in the American market after receiving approval from the US health......

'It's very important to make a happy film that entertains'

On Hrishikesh Mukherjee's 91st birth anniversary on September 30, we bring back excerpts from a Rediff interview with the brilliant filmmaker, just after the release of his last film, Jhoot Bole......

Bollywood's Ten Prolific Bengali Filmmakers

The Hindi Film Industry is a famously cosmopolitan space welcoming creativity of all lands and regions. This absorption of variety in culture and personalities is instrumental in the......

When Harry Met Sally screenwriter Nora Ephron no more

Oscar-nominated Hollywood screenwriter Nora Ephron who penned such romantic comedies as When Harry met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle has died, US officials and media said. She was 71. A noted......

11-year-old Lion King star Shannon Tavarez dies

The 11-year-old Shannon Tavarez, who played the character of young Nala in one of Disney's most popular production Lion King, has died from leukemia.Shannon gave voice to the lioness cub in the......

Why Kites is making Anurag Basu very nervous

During the 2006 awards season, Rakesh Roshan was surprised to see a film named Gangster competing with his film Krrish. He knew nothing about the film or its director Anurag Basu. When he saw......

Cricketers who lost their battle to the Big C

On Thursday morning, the world woke up to the news of the death of iconic New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe. He was 53. A teenage prodigy who went on to carve an illustrious career with his......

She is 92, a cancer survivor and she has now run into record books!

Harriete Thomson crosses the finish line amidst cheers as she completes the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Diego on Sunday. Photograph: All India Radio/Twitter A 92-year-old cancer survivor rocked......

Images: Spirit of Cricket in Mohali

There is never a dull moment in an India-Pakistan cricket clash and even before the start of their World Cup semi-final, the electrifying atmosphere came alive a bit more when the two countries'......

'Why should Pakistan cricket be banned?'

Pakistan cricket has come under the spotlight after a newspaper report alleging players had been bribed to bowl pre-determined no-balls in the fourth Test against England. British police have......

Jamaica sweeps the sprint golds in Beijing

Jamaica made a clean sweep of Olympic sprint golds on Thursday with victory in the women's 200 meters, humbling the United States, the traditional track and field superpower.The Americans had a......
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Eric Clapton's guitar auctioned for $60K

British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton's guitar was sold at an auction for 60,000 dollars to cover medical bills from Texas musician Johnny... ...

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Why treatment outcome is worse in obese cancer patients

Examining why obese patients fare worse than leaner patients across many cancer types, a new study has found that cancer stem cells not only use... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a665278.html
Gene therapy likely to be future of HIV fight

Even as leading scientists and researchers said that eliminating the deadly HIV virus will be difficult, gene therapy is now seen as most likely to... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/gene-therapy-likely-be-future-hiv-fight-918
What's up doc?

Medicine is a career driven by perseverance, dedication and the will to serve. Know the skills to make it rewarding. Almost every child while... ...

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Geron receives US patents for telomerase inhibitor, imtelstat

Geron Corporation announced the recent issuance of three US patents related to the company's telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat. The first patent,... ...

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