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Research identifies successful new treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, reduces long-term risks

... 216 eligible patients under 22 years of age, with intermediate or high risk HL; there were 76 females and 140 ... of treatment. Regimens traditionally used for intermediate and advanced disease require six to eight months ... disease. RER was achieved in 67 percent of intermediate HL patients and 61 percent of high risk HL ...

Donor Stem-Cell Transplant Best For Acute Myeloid Leukemia

... risk groups, but especially those with poor and intermediate risk of survival, benefit most, researchers say ... transplantation. For people in the biggest group, intermediate risk, there has really been no consensus," he ... plus chemotherapy for patients who had good, intermediate or poor survival risk. The researchers found ...

SYNTAX defines borders between CABG and PCI with TAXUS drug-eluting stents

... give excellent results in a predefined lower to intermediate risk sub group, but that it's not appropriate for ... a low score was defined as less than 22, an intermediate score as between 23 and 32 and a high score as ... with high SYNTAX scores, 16.7 % for those with intermediate scores and 13.6 % for those with low scores. For ...

Biomarkers improve ischemic stroke prediction

... scale similar to that used in heart attack (low, intermediate and high) for the identification of stroke risk ... a 2 percent to 5 percent chance were defined as intermediate risk, and anyone with greater than a 5 percent ... example, 4 percent of people at low risk moved to intermediate risk while 11 percent in ...

Landmark UCLA study finds aggresive, personalized treatment increases kidney cancer patient survival

... spread to other organs, could have either low, intermediate or high risk cancers based on the chance for ... with localized disease fall into the low, intermediate and high risk subsets and which patients with metastasized cancers are either low, intermediate or high risk patients," Belldegrun said. "Now we ...

Crystalens HD(TM) Receives FDA Approval

... to improve near vision without compromising intermediate or distance vision. The HD lens does this without ... without compromising the quality of vision at intermediate or distance," said Michael Judy, Chief Marketing ... and also provides a broad range of distance, intermediate and near vision. The Crystalens HD is the ...

Breast Cancer Vaccine Works Against Deadlier Form of Disease

... percent in women with breast cancer and low or intermediate expression of HER2/neu. Currently, these women ... benefit was seen in those women with low and intermediate expression of HER2/neu or those who are not ... in mortality rates. In those with low or intermediate expression of the protein, results were more ...

New findings show Enbrel significantly reduced levels of C-reactive protein

... arthritis (n=501) demonstrated: Patients had intermediate to high baseline CRP levels, indicating that ... ENBREL, median CRP values decreased from high or intermediate levels to intermediate or low levels after 12 weeks of treatment in all ...

AMERIGROUP Foundation Announces Winners of 'Word About Health' Contest

... challenged students enrolled in Toms River intermediate schools to submit essays, poems or rap lyrics ... Grand Prize: Alexa Tanzi, grade 7, Toms River intermediate North 2nd Place: Kristina Malmstrom, grade 7, Toms River intermediate North Griphin Fletcher, grade 6, ...

Scoring system identifies MDS patients who have low-risk disease but a poor prognosis

... between 1976 and 2005. All were rated low or intermediate risk by the International Prognostic Scoring ... The 408 patients who fell into Category 2, an intermediate score, had a median survival of 26.6 months. ... it failed to segregate patients with low or intermediate risk into the new test's risk categories. ...

UIC chemists characterize Alzheimer's neurotoxin structure

... managed to capture and characterize a crucial intermediate step in the formation of amyloid plaque fibers, ... called amyloid-beta are toxic to nerve cells, but intermediate spheres, including those identified by Ishii's ... "The problem with studying the structure of this intermediate form is that it's so unstable," said Ishii. His ...

Bayer Plants Trees With Chartiers Valley Intermediate School Students, Provides Free Environmental Education Materials

... Bayer employee-volunteers and Chartiers Valley intermediate School third-graders rolled up their sleeves, ... environmental education CDs to Chartiers Valley intermediate School students and teachers. The CDs feature fun ... said Ronald Yasher, principal of Chartiers Valley intermediate School, which is one of Bayer's partner schools. ...

Coronary Calcium Scans Can Raise Cancer Risks

... Heart Association says they should be used for "selected individuals" at intermediate risk. So what do physicians do about CAC scanning in the real world? "I like using it for patients at intermediate risk of coronary disease, when I do not know how aggressive therapy should ...

Bausch & Lomb Receives Approval of Crystalens HD in Quarter Diopter Steps

... of focus which is designed to improve near vision without compromising intermediate or distance vision. Dr. John Hovanesian was a principal ... point of focus in the eye, and also provides a broad range of distance, intermediate and near vision. The Crystalens HD is the best available lens to achieve ...

Stepan Company Elects Gary E. Hendrickson to Board of Directors

... -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL ), a global manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals, today announced the election of Gary E. Hendrickson to its ... in Northfield, Illinois, is a leading producer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in household, industrial, personal care, agricultural, food ...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on CPX-351 And CPX-1 at the American Association for Cancer Research

... induction and consolidation therapy. Furthermore, it appeared that intermediate dosing frequencies (days 1 & 3 or days 1 & 5) for consolidation ... improved efficacy against human leukemia xenografts when administered at intermediate frequency in consolidation treatment. Poster presented Tuesday, April 21, ...

Levels of Circulating Tumor Cells Could Predict Prostate Cancer Outcome

... ... can be used to monitor disease status and might be useful as an intermediate endpoint of survival in clinical trials," wrote study author Howard Sher, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. "Use as an intermediate or surrogate endpoint for survival could shorten the time line for drug ...

Davenport Community Schools Participates in Conference to Learn About the Latest Information in Brain Research and Reading

... ForWord software in eight preschool centers, eight elementary schools, one intermediate school and all district high schools, including one alternative high ... learning program to encourage curiosity and independent discovery. intermediate schools approach each student with an understanding of the affect of ...

Certified ER Docs in Short Supply to Meet Future Needs

... an annual 12 percent loss of board-certified emergency doctors; and an intermediate scenario that assumed a 2.5 percent loss per year. Under the intermediate scenario, it would take until 2038 to meet the goal of at least one ...

Inflammation Markers May Help Predict Stroke Risk

... a low risk of stroke (less than 2 percent) within the next five years, intermediate risk (2 percent to 5 percent), or high risk (greater than 5 percent) ... within 10 years. CPR tests are recommended, however, for individuals at intermediate risk -- 20 percent within 10 years. And once the classification has ...

Two Endometrial Cancer Treatments May Not Work

... a benefit for external beam radiotherapy for early endometrial cancer at intermediate or high risk of recurrence, in terms of overall, disease-specific, and ... treatment to improve survival for women with early endometrial cancer at intermediate or high risk of recurrence, and brachytherapy [placement of small ...

Participating in religion may make adolescents from certain races more depressed

... adolescents who never attended services and Latinos attending at intermediate levels were the least likely to be depressed within their groups. The ... depression," Petts said. This may also explain why attending church at intermediate levels resulted in lower depression for these females. Latina females who ...

Researchers report periodontal disease independently predicts new onset diabetes

... that those study participants who had lost all of their teeth were at intermediate risk for incident diabetes. "This could be suggestive that the people who ... Study (INVEST) which has shown that individuals lacking teeth are at intermediate risk for cardiovascular disease" said Mose Desvarieux, MD, PhD, director ...

JCI online early table of contents: July 1, 2008

... cancer. The information in genes is converted into a protein via an intermediate known as mRNA. In the study, analysis of tumors from men with localized ... had undergone a prostatectomy revealed that increased levels of an mRNA intermediate involved in the generation of KLF6-SV1 correlated with more rapid disease ...

Arterial Calcium Scans Can Predict Death Risk

... College of Cardiology have recommended calcium scans only for persons at intermediate risk of heart disease, not for those at high or low risk. Risk is ... and cholesterol levels. Presence of one or two of those factors indicates intermediate risk, Budoff said. "That would be a man over 45 or a women past ...

In Middle School, Hand Hygiene Gets a Good 'Rap'

... Program Honors Students at Somerset, New Jersey's Sampson G. Smith intermediate School - "Healthy Schools, Healthy People: It's a SNAP" Seeks ... While some rap lyrics may be down and dirty, students at Sampson G. Smith intermediate School ( http://www.franklinboe.org/sgs/ ) kept them clean - as a way to ...

Thomson Reuters Adds Routes of Synthesis Data to Its Newport Horizon Premium and Newport Vision Premium Solutions

... users to identify active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) according to an intermediate or reagent used, number of available routes or by patents referenced in a ... to the diagram) -- Patent references (linked to the patent page) -- intermediate chemicals and CAS numbers -- Reagent chemicals and CAS numbers -- ...

Jacobs-Wagner named Howard Hughes Investigator

... Jacobs-Wagner found that some bacteria also host proteins known as intermediate filaments, once thought only to exist in animal cells. She has shown that knocking out intermediate filaments, which have been linked to some 30 human diseases, can change ...

NovoCure presents results from breast cancer pilot study

... cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth by creating low intensity, intermediate frequency, alternating electric fields in the region of a tumor. These ... time, preliminary human data related to the combination of low intensity, intermediate frequency, alternating electric fields and chemotherapy agents for breast ...

Highmark Healthy High 5 School Challenge Program Awards $605,000 in Grants to 75 Pennsylvania Schools

... County Conewago Valley School District - Conewago Valley intermediate School Adams Littlestown Area School ... Allegheny North Allegheny School District - North Allegheny intermediate High School Allegheny Pittsburgh Public ...

Photos: Compact Barbell System With Flat, Streamlined Profile Travels Easily and Stores Conveniently

... fitness system is available in six models: The Cross Trainer (12 lb. intermediate and 20 lb. Professional), The Universal, The Ultimate (46 lbs.) and The Speed Bag (8 lb. intermediate and 12 lb. Professional). The Cross Trainer, Universal and Ultimate models ...

SCAI Applauds CMS Decision to Continue Coverage of Cardiac CT Scans

... coverage for CTA to symptomatic patients with chronic stable angina at intermediate risk of coronary artery disease or symptomatic patients with unstable angina at a low risk of short-term death and intermediate risk of coronary artery disease. CMS had proposed that only patients ...

Henry Ford Hospital expands research on gene and radiation therapy for prostate cancer

... treatment is more effective than radiation therapy alone for patients with intermediate risk prostate cancer. The clinical trial is part of a $9 million grant ... study, half of the patients will received the standard treatment for intermediate prostate cancer involving Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), a ...

Caught in the act: The dynamic dance of enzymes

... full picture of how proteins fold in those infrequent, yet lightening-fast intermediate states between inactivity and activity. Each technique provided a piece of ... may be able to rationally design drugs to specifically bind to these intermediate conformations, according to Kern. With the ability to capture an enzyme ...

CT angiography highly accurate, multicenter trials show

... at Humboldt University Berlin, Charit, Germany. Patients with low to intermediate risk of having coronary blockages are most likely to benefit from coronary ... 97 to 99 percent. In a population of chest pain patients with a low to intermediate prevalence of obstructive coronary artery blockages, CCTA performed highly ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Heart Disease Threat

... while 85 percent of the RA patients between the ages of 50 and 59 had an intermediate or high risk for developing heart disease within 10 years of diagnosis, ... 60 and 69 at the start of the study, 100 percent of the RA patients had an intermediate or high risk for heart disease, compared with 79 percent of non-RA ...

Angioplasty Equals Bypass Surgery for Heart Patients: Study

... TUESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Someone with "mid-range" -- or intermediate -- coronary artery disease can use a new review of previous studies to ... with drug therapy, Hlatky said. "We reviewed data from people in the intermediate zone of coronary disease," he said. The analysis did not include ...

Orthopedic Development Corporation's TruFUSE(R) Procedure Tops 1,750 Patients in First Year

... back to stop movement and pain. The TruFUSE technique is one of the first intermediate surgical options to fill the large void between traditional non-surgical ... Doulgeris, MinSURG's president and CEO, said, "TruFUSE represents a new, intermediate surgical option for many chronic back pain sufferers where there was none ...

Innophos Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... tax court that had previously ruled in Innophos' favor. On July 31, 2009, Mexican counsel advised that the case was being remanded again by the intermediate appellate court to the tax court, either to address CNA's arguments or for further proceedings on numerous remaining defenses asserted by our ...

Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) To Re Release European TV Segment In N. America For Potential Treatment Of MS

... she is an assistant professor at the State University Novi Pazar, she speaks: English -professionally, CAE certificate, grades A, German - upper intermediate level, French - basics and is an enthusiastic young scientist with a lot of fresh and original ideas. In our team she is responsible for ...
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