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Here are four beauty alternatives to Botox in time for the 2018 awards season 15.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary
While sales of beauty injectables such as Botox continue to rise, there are other cosmetic treatments available, including vampire facials, for those seeking to smooth fine lines and wrinkles before the upcoming Golden Globes, Grammys and Academy Awards.
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R Hemalatha takes charge as Director, National Institute of Nutrition 15.12.2017 BusinessLine - News
India’ triple nutrition burden — under-nutrition, anaemia and over-nutrition — will be among the top priorities for R Hemalatha, the new Director of the country’s premier National Institute of Nutrit...
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North Korea claims US' fate is in its hands, Trump on deathbed struggle 15.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
Some experts also say the North may have been even trying to create super-germs in its labs using advanced genetic engineering.
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Shifting of CRME a policy decision: health official 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Says State has highest number of labs for detecting dengue
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Two astronauts, cosmonaut on mission return from International Space Statio... 15.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Two astronauts, cosmonaut on mission return from International Space Statio...
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Largest generic drugmaker Teva to cut 14,000 workers worldwide 15.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world's largest generic drug maker, on Thursday said it would lay off over a quarter of its workforce as part of a global restructuring meant to salvage its ailing business.

The company said 14,000 workers would be let go. The cuts will be scattered across...

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NIN gets new director 15.12.2017 Hindu: News
R. Hemalatha has been appointed the director of the National Institute of Nutrition, the city-based premier nutrition research institute working under the Indian Council of Medical Research. According...
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India takes up Neem, Yoga patent issue at WTO, demands global check 14.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The issue is also under discussion at the World Intellectual Property Rights Organization
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Bumper crop of new drugs fails to lift big pharma R&D returns 14.12.2017 Sify Finance
By Ben Hirschler
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Transforming medicine through digital innovation 14.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Workshop at Pondicherry University aims to impart knowledge on computer-aided drug discovery
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Meeting of the minds at AMSOE 13.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Bringing practitioners from diverse fields together on one platform, the ongoing Project AMSOE intends to create a synergy of creative arts
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There’s a deadly new threat from North Korea 13.12.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
In a deeply troubling sign, Kim Jong Un’s regime appears to be acquiring the machinery to produce germ-warfare agents.
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Tons of biological weapons next level of North Korean threat? 12.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
Experts say genetic engineering to produce even more virulent strains of microbes or germs is another scientific breakthrough that North Korea might have been trying.
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PaxVax's cholera vaccine can control outbreaks quickly 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A single-dose cholera vaccine marketed by PaxVax, a global biotechnology company based in California, can provide faster protection in epidemics, thereby helping control big outbreaks more quickly, suggest results of a trial.
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Herbicide-tolerant cotton seeds experimented? 12.12.2017 Hindu: National
Seeds sold to farmers without getting approval from the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee
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Scientists edit gene to treat cervical cancer 11.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
In a recent study, scientists at the Cancer Research Programme, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) in Kerala, have devised a new approach that can edit genetic sequences in cervical cancer cells that can knock out the cancer-causing gene. This could serve as an alternative therapeutic approach in treating cervical cancer. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is one of causative agents of cervical cancer in women. While most infections caused by HPV clear up on their own, many women with persistent HPV infections, gradually develop cervical cancer. According to a study, India accounts for one-third of the cervical cancer deaths globally. Among the two genetic sequences of the virus - HPV-16 and HPV-18 - that cause cancer, HPV-16 is the most prevalent gene in India. In the recent study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the researchers have used a gene editing molecule that can edit the protein producing gene E7, found in HPV, and has a role in causing cervical cancer and making it ...
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Prof. Lalji Singh: A man of dreams, courage and commitment (Obituary) 11.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prof. Lalji Singh, who died after suffering a massive heart attack late on Monday night, worked single-handedly, without mincing any words, to present his vision of Indian biological sciences.
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Suven gets product patent for cognitive disorders 11.12.2017 HBL: Home
Suven Life Sciences has secured a product patent each from India and the US for the treatment of disorders associated with neurodegenerative diseases. These patents are valid through 2029 and 2033 ...
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BRIEF-Suven Life Sciences Gets Product Patents In India, U.S. 11.12.2017 Sify Finance
Dec 11 (Reuters) - Suven Life Sciences Ltd:
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North Korea’s gains in biotechnology alarm U.S. officials who fear weapons threat 11.12.2017 Washington Post
Pyongyang is moving steadily to acquire essential machinery that could potentially be used for an advanced bioweapons program, and analysts warn the regime could quickly surge into industrial scale production of pathogens.
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