Tag: "being" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...reads made up of chains of tiny “tau” proteins are being
assembled inside billions of nerve cells (neurons)...levels of AB42 had dropped because the protein was being
sopped up, absorbed, by quickly forming plaques. In contrast, they discovered that at the same time,...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...f Clinical Oncology. The work was part of research being
conducted by the Awareness of Neutropenia in Chemotherapy (ANC) Study Group, a multi-institution, university-based network of investigators whose work is unrestrictedly funded by Amgen, the maker of a commonly utilized white blood cell booster that g...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...the lead author of the study. “The bar is steadily being
raised and more patients are being
saved.” “This review confirms that high-dose chemotherapy combined with a stem cell transplant can ...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...s the TB bug, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, to avoid being
hunted down and destroyed by the body's immune system sentinels as most other pathogens are. The protein apparently interferes with the functioning of the cells called macrophages that typically engulf and digest pathogens. Instead of absorbing and...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...Chinese food scandals, as many safety measures are being
put in place for the Games, city officials said. International alarm over Chinese food exports has been building for weeks amid reports of toxic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. China's own food inspectors anno...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
...pounds. He said his size may have helped him avoid being
sucked out of the twin-engine turboprop plane. "...Vietnam veteran and told Fogg he had flashbacks of being
shot out of the air. The pilot made an emergency landing in Boise, and Fogg was rushed to the hosp...
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
... and Denmark. Severely affected patients already being
treated with conventional drugs experienced significant improvement after taking capsules of rosehip powder for six months, a pilot study showed. Experts now want to conduct more extensive trials, which could form the basis of new clinical guidelin...
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
...tate that patients must go blind in one eye before being
given treatment for the other are unacceptable. It continues: Pegaptanib and ranibizumab need to be made available for use throughout the NHS, as is the case in Scotland. In the absence of such national arrangements elsewhere in the UK, NHS commiss...
Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful
...g all right, considering. They're talking about me being
discharged very soon." This was the NHS's first adult-to-adult "live donor" liver transplant at St James's Hospital in Leeds. Consultants in Leeds have already undertaken another "live" transplant since Mr Lomas and his son's surgery, which took ...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
... also. There has been one reported case of disease being
transferred through breast feed. In many cases t...t as a few days, even healthy people have reported being
sick for several weeks. Another virus, St. Louis encephalitis has been around longer but has a low...
"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies
...aving stoves and soap." Otherwise, refugees were being
forced to sell their food to meet the need for these items, it warned. The Kenyan government does not allow refugees to find employment outside the camps, to cultivate land or graze livestock, leaving the refugee population almost entirely dependen...
Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm
...24. The Showalters' two surviving daughters were being
cared for by family members. On Tuesday, a cousin of Scott Showalter's questioned whether runoff from a pile of brewer's grain had accelerated the formation of the gas. Scott Showalter had been using the grain to feed his cattle. "It rained, and ...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...n technology] practices now. Foetal reduction is being
used in Germany much more than was expected and th...les of ovarian stimulation because enough eggs are being
collected from the first cycle to freeze for use at a later date if the first cycle using the fresh ...
US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain
...earch Center in Denver, Colorado, where Speaker is being
treated. Daley, who heads the hospital's Infectious Disease Division, said in a telephone press conference that Speaker suffers from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, which is still serious but is easier to treat. The doctor also said that if Spe...
Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship
...ing them down. The buns are eaten separately after being
dunked in water to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or "reversal of fortune" as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification....
Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women
...study why women made these choices, in the hope of being
able to better inform them both of their effectiveness and of other options for achieving pregnancy and reducing the stress of infertility. They examined the psychosocial and medical profiles of 818 Danish women at the start of their IVF treatment,...
Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus
Three swans found dead in northeast France are being
analysed to see if they carried the H5N1 strain of bird flu which can be fatal to humans, the agriculture ministry said Tuesday. 'First analyses have established a suspicion of bird flu. More tests are under way to see ... if this is an infection ...
Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'
...hat he is quite 'positive' at the moment. "He is being
very positive at the moment and concentrating on teaching and being
with his family. While he is having the treatment he has chosen to stay out of the public eye but he...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...We would expect an employer to ask a doctor who is being
appointed from overseas to bring their own evidence of police clearance in their home country." NHS Employers would only advise that hospital trusts should repeat their criminal bureau checks on all junior doctors every three years....
Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant
...as Starr, a builder, for five years now, said that being
a member of a successful girl band was a life chan...y size ten now, said that nowadays the pressure of being
thin is even more, and that the stress affects teenagers. Its a hundred times worse than when I st...
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