Health News Archive - May 29, 2011

DUBAI, UAE, May 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are the sixth global leading cause of death among hospitalised patients and the incidence of serious ADRs in hospitalised patients is 6.7 per cent (Joshi et al). India is the world's second most populated country with over one billion potential drug consumers, and a value of US $ 1 billion worth of clinical trials, therefore it is very important to focus the attention of the medical community on the importance of the adverse drug reporting to ensure maximum patient health. Dr.


An international team of researchers found that infants can use their knowledge of the physical world to form sophisticated expectations of how novel situations unfold.

CINCINNATI, May 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists identify in the journal Nature a new molecular pathway used to suppress blood vessel branching in the developing retina - a finding with potential therapeutic value for fighting diseases of the retina and a variety of cancers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Researchers report that myeloid cells, blood cells involved in the immune system, use this molecular pathway to guide blood vessel patterning in the retina.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.