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Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...ein said. He also said that the rtPCR technology allowed for a relatively inexpensive and rapid analysis on equipment available at most medical centres. "For now, we need to better understand the immune signatures for the most common human cancers in order to identify the most important targets for immu...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...ing that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed the researchers to skip Phase II and move directly to a Phase III clinical trial of the therapy, which will test the treatment in a larger group of patients. The researchers have tested the treatment successfully on 15 types of cancer cells, inclu...

Egyptian Clerics Say Female Circumcision Un-Islamic

... the pharaohs, was banned in 1997 but doctors were allowed to operate "in exceptional cases." Health Minister Hatem al-Gabali has no decided to ban every doctor and member of the medical profession, in public or private establishments, from carrying out a clitoridectomy, a ministry spokesman told AFP on Th...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...orker aged 32, after undertaking an activity which allowed him to forget for a brief while "the bank, the lack of free time, and the home" he cannot afford as prices spiral in the city. "I want to wreck a few more," he let slip as he emerged from a cloud of dust, smiling broadly. The eight had to underta...

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

... other settings, and that if tobacco companies are allowed to market snus they will undoubtedly use the opportunity to promote tobacco as well. Snus enthusiasts in the public health community, say Chapman and Freedman, focus on snus potential to take people away from smoking. However transnational tobacco ...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...pose for the first time that all EU wines would be allowed to indicate the vintage and the wine variety on the label," she added. The reform, which still has to be backed by member states, won a mixed reaction from the wine sector, with farmers up in arms and traders pleased with the shake-up. "The Commi...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

...hors detail the strange convergence of events that allowed them to recover and sequence the virus in the first place. Its genetic material is so fragile that it should not have survived for days, let alone decades. In a mass grave in a remote Inuit village near the town of Brevig Mission, a large Inuit wom...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...nd Health Care Complaints Commission, but has been allowed to keep practising. An inquiry found that the spread of the virus had probably occurred as a result of "inadequate infection control practices" at the clinic. Health Minister Reba Meagher said Dr Hameiri had closed the clinic during the investiga...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

... malignant cells. The researchers said that IRE allowed them to adjust the electrical current and reliable kill the targeted cells. "The reliable killing of a targeted area with cellular scale resolution without affecting surrounding tissue or nearby blood vessels is key," Davalos said. "IRE shows r...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...ho complete the efficacy part of the study will be allowed to continue into an open-label, five-month extension. The purpose of the extension is to provide additional safety and tolerability information about crofelemer in longer tem use. Commenting on this announcement, Lisa Conte, Chief Executive Officer...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...crosoft Research and study co-author, and his team allowed for more in-depth analysis of the data sets. We created the software tools to help researchers exploit the power of computing to more quickly and accurately identify the crucial elements of an effective HIV vaccine, said Heckerman. The original ...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...ke a prisoner anymore in a society where no one is allowed to be different," says Gramoz Prestreshi, a slight, nervous man of 22 , originally hailing from Kosovo and now settled in US. He won his asylum case on the ground that as a gay he was being persecuted in his native country. He was almost beaten to ...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

... Rothmans Benson and Hedges. The 1997 Tobacco Act allowed cigarette makers to advertise in adult-oriented publications, in bars and pubs, and by direct mail. Internet a powerful medium for advertising will see an onslaught of tobacco advertising. The presence of contraband at very cheap prices is undermini...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

...sive inflow of foreign investment has nevertheless allowed the country to break its image of an impoverished backwater. "India has a tremendous future if we get our act together," he added. The Oberoi Group also operates or owns hotels in Egypt, Australia, Bhutan and Cambodia among other countries....

Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients

...cluding responses to ESA treatment. "Our technique allowed characterization of the variation of hemoglobin level and ESA doses through representation as waveforms," says Dr. Will. "Unlike most statistical methods, our method relied on few assumptions about their potential patterns." The results suggested tha...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

...uring a pandemic. Developing countries would be allowed a limited free ride, with royalties based on the individual country's ability pay. Finally, the world's least developed countries would be granted the ability to issue royalty-free compulsory licenses during health emergencies. In cases outside of ...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...n with head lice are dismissed from school and not allowed to return until they are declared "lice free" -- impacting parents and children alike. "This IND approval and the entry of our first subjects into clinical trials bring us closer to a significant milestone in the treatment of head lice," said Nick ...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

... charge of five euros. Children under 14 are not allowed use the bikes, and helmets are recommended but, for hygiene reasons, are not provided. The scheme will not cost French taxpayers a penny thanks to a deal between city hall and urban advertising giant JC Decaux, which is picking up the bill in excha...

Miraculous Recovery for Australian Child Whose Throat was Speared

...wn the fence, although her sons would no longer be allowed in the front yard alone....

Rumours About Paris Preferential Treatment in Prison to Be Probed

...ities. It is said that the Simple Life star was allowed to use her cell phone, and that she was provided with a new prison uniform instead of a recycled one given to other inmates. Steve Whitmore, spokesman for sheriff's department, said that thorough investigation will be made regarding the claims. W...

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