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Low-radiation treatment for brain tumours

...r eradication. The current US treatment protocol administers a dose of 2,340 cGy, supplemented with several rounds of chemotherapy. Despite increases in survival rates in the last five years, this method still causes patients a degree of neurological impairment. The US trial is designed to test whether 1,800...

Legalization Of Euthanasia Would Not Affect Patient’s Trus

...life, and euthanasia, where the physician directly administers the lethal dosage. Nearly 58%of those surveyed (both men and women) had a disagreeing opinion with only a very small percentage (20%) expressing that legalizing euthanasia would cause distrust by blurring the time-honored line between healing and h...

US Boy Wants the Right of Choice of Treatment

...at their son is mature and thoughtful. Cherrix now administers herbs to his son four times a day, carefully decanting into a small measuring glass. Before Abraham drinks the concoction both father and son pray to God. Jay Cherrix said that he would keep fighting for his son's right to continue with the alternat...

Risk Of Colorectal Polyps Recurrence Can Be Controlled By Rofecoxib

... tract and liver. The AGA, a 501(c6) organization, administers all membership and public policy activities, while the AGA Institute, a 501(c3) organization, runs the organization’s practice, research and educational programs. On a monthly basis, the AGA Institute publishes two highly respected journals, Gastroen...

Judge bans veiled lawyers in courtrooms

...t Frontier Province, where the Peshawar High Court administers justice, hold their courts in the veil. And woman legislators of the Islamic alliance that rules the province wear the veil without exception, she pointed out. She told the Daily Times that the judiciary in the province held differing views on the i...

New Device To Monitor Diabetics' Blood Sugar

...er to monitor the patient's blood sugar levels and administers insulin when levels rise too high, according to a media report. The key is the computer programme that works out the precise dose of insulin needed. By delivering the correct amount of insulin as soon as it is required, the technique could reduce l...

Sticky Proteins Provide New Insight Into Drug Action

...ia. “If your heart is about to stop and the doctor administers epinephrine, that is what he or she is trying to do.” New research, to be published in the Nov. 21 print issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and already available online in Early Edition, may help explain how cells respond corr...

American Senior Citizens Granted More Time

...S. of the Department of Health and Human Services, administers the Medicare system. Medicare is the primary federal health care program for people over age 65. It runs according to a set of complicated financial calculations, but, in essence, Medicare pay s for most of the health-care costs in the case of cata...

Minorities Likely to Keep Fighting Death to the End

... dialysis or other care. Says Richard Payne, who administers the Institute of Care at the End of Life at Duke University, “ I think we need to be very attentive to suffering in our patients and do everything we can to help minimize and ameliorate it." While people of all races can find it hard to discuss dea...

Web Page to Warn Against Online Purchase of Isotretinoin

...000 people have registered with iPledge, which FDA administers jointly with companies that sell the drug. The Web page was launched as FDA officials' felt that some are purchasing the drug on line to avoid involvement in iPledge. The Web page has links to other info about the drug, including a link to iPledg...

IDD Therapy Offers Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

.... Michael Arber, a chiropractor at the center, who administers non-invasive Intervertebral Disc Decompression (IDD) therapy. 'The best part about the equipment is that it's not just temporary relief. It actually reduces the size of disc injuries and helps the surrounding soft tissue return to normal function.' ...

Bush Announces Request for $30B, Five-Year Extension of PEPFAR

...who serves as the U.S. global AIDS coordinator and administers PEPFAR, said, adding, "The rest of the world is going to need to respond if we are going to achieve these goals". Bush on Wednesday also announced that first lady Laura Bush will visit Zambia, Senegal, Mali and Mozambique at the end of June to meet w...

Medical Admissions Test Integrity Under Threat

...ncil of Educational Research (ACER), the body that administers the UMAT, has warned that there is no advantage in training for the test. AMSA has recently written to the UMAT management committee suggesting means by which it might maintain fairness and equity in the medical school selection process....

Natural Pine Bark Extract Reduces Heart Failure Risk

...or ACE inhibitors. This new study shows Pycnogenol administers a therapeutic effect to limit the degenerative process in patients predisposed to congestive heart failure, such as the aged," he added. Dr Watson presented the new research earlier this month at the SupplySide East Educational Conference and Trade...

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