Diseases & National Health Programme
Nobel prize Oct 2007 for medicine was given for :-
|A||Detection of chemical /growth factors for preventing growth of tumors|
|B||Principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells|
|C||Non genetic method treating muscular dystrophies|
|D||None of the above|
US scientists, Mario R Capecchi and Oliver Smithies, and Britain's Martin J Evans won the 2007 Nobel Prize for Medicine.
The trio were awarded for a series of "ground breaking discoveries concerning embryonic stem cells and DNA recombination in mammals", according to the Nobel jury.
Both Capecchi and Smithies are US citizens but were not born in America. Capecchi was born in Italy and Smithies, in Britain.
The annual Nobel Prizes are usually announced in October and are handed out on Dec 10, the anniversary of the death in 1896 of Alfred Nobel, a Swedish industrialist and the inventor of dynamite.