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
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
to submit essays, poems or rap lyrics ... Grand Prize: Alexa Tanzi, grade 7, Toms River intermediate
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
employee-volunteers and Chartiers Valley intermediate
rolled up their sleeves, ... environmental education CDs to Chartiers
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
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
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
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
- "Healthy Schools, Healthy People: It's a SNAP" Seeks ... While some rap lyrics
may be down and dirty, students at Sampson G. Smith intermediate
( 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
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
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 ...