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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...was remarkably safe,” says Dr. Golde. “It was much better
tolerated in humans than it was in mice.” There wa...keep an open mind.” Still, there has never been a better
time, or a brighter outlook, for Alzheimer’s disease researchers who spend their careers trying to f...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...tudy represents an important part of the effort to better
treat this common complication in cancer patients ..."The new recommendations also suggest that we need better
methods to identify patients who are at higher risk of developing febrile neutropenia, and future st...
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
...e 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 immunotherapy," he said....
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...hai government this week to highlight the need for better
implementation of the international Framework Convention on Tobacco Control of the WHO, and to mull new legislation to improve trans-border controls over the trade. The conference is discussing a new illicit-trade protocol that would clamp down on ...
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
...ose in whom both eyes are affected and then to the better
seeing eye. Final guidance is due in September. DTB says: We believe that policies that dictate that patients must go blind in one eye before being given treatment for the other are unacceptable. It continues: Pegaptanib and ranibizumab need to...
Chavez Threatens to Nationalize Private Hospitals in Venezuela
...h allow only wealthier, insured patients to afford better
treatment at private hospitals. The Venezuelan president has taken a series of measures to improve the public health service, such as building new clinics and sending doctors to provide free care to poor people. Following his re-election for a si...
Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice
...sferred. 'If infertility patients were to gain a better
understanding of the risks and benefits of transferring more or fewer embryos, and the acceptability of SET (single-embryo transfer) were to increase, there could be huge benefits, not just emotionally and physically to mothers and children, but also...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...rst cycle using the fresh eggs fails. This is much better
for the health of the women. The increasing use of frozen eggs has also led to improvements in the proportion of babies born after ART. In Finland, there were 4,761 ART cycles started and nearly 19 per cent resulted in births when fresh oocytes wer...
Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women
...n 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, and then looke...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
...ive event because it means there is likely to be a better
clinical outcome," said the lead author, Bret Wacker, MS Director of Biostatistics at OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "Further studies are needed to both identify patients most likely to develop rash and to determine if dose escalation to induce rash ca...
Aguilera's Dad Confirms Her Pregnancy Rumours
...s been planning this for a while, so her health is better
than it's ever been," the source said. The source revealed that the 'Back To Basics' singer hopes to follow the footsteps of successful women who have managed their careers and kids well. "Christina's seen women with great careers, like Gwen Stef...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...ese findings may also, over the long-term, lead to better
control of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors that increase a patients chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Sixty million Americans were estimated to be affected by metabolic syndrome in 2000, according to...
Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation
...is manner are likely to be more stable, offering a better
basis for calibrating individual change. Before any procedural updates, Salthouse says, More will have to be learned about this phenomenon and the conditions under which it operates. Multiple assessments involve more time and expense but may be nec...
Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
...vaccines in trials tend to live longer and respond better
to subsequent treatment. In the July 1 issue of...nce that patients who receive vaccines may respond better
to subsequent chemotherapy or hormone treatment. The specific results or endpoints of these clin...
Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer
...tand how other factors play a role, Engels said. A better
understanding of the risks involving inflammation will lead to a better
understanding of cancer prevention....
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
...Rieser, but "more than 90 percent of patients feel better
after treatment." The vital component, he explained, is a stimulating effect of radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas element that in high concentrations and long exposures is said to carry serious health risks. At Bad Gastein, low doses o...
Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks
...ertain, they conclude. There is an urgent need for better
data on the efficacy and safety of antidepressants to guide pediatric practice....
Organic Tomatoes may Be Healthier for Your Heart Than Traditionally Grown Ones
...heart, for a new study has found that they are far better
than traditionally grown crops. Dr Alyson Mitche... of one antioxidants, they cannot be claimed to be better
than conventionally grown counter parts. "Tomato ketchup has higher levels of lycopene, a strong a...
People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters
.... "Anyone who does not have this ability may be better
advised to follow the principle of 'A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush,'" Professor Falk said. However, someone who is intelligent seems to be twice favoured, according to the results of the Bonn study. On the one hand, they can be more su...
Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat
...ese findings may also, over the long-term, lead to better
control of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors that increase a patient's chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. In the paper, the Georgetown researchers describe a mechanism they found by which stress activ...
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