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Gemcitabine with Capecitabine effective against pancreatic cancer

Combination of two chemotherapy drugs has found to be effective in treating patients with pancreatic cancer compared to use of single drug. A combination of Gemcitabine and Capecitabine has been found to decrease the number of deaths due to pancreatic cancer.// Early and effective to pancreatic cancer is very important as Pancreatic cancer is one of the most serious of all cancers. It develops wh...

Moderate Drinkers Found to Escape Obesity and Related Problems

Time and over again, the scientific community has been arguing about the health benefits associated with moderate alcohol consumption. A new study in favor of the above argument has shown that// regular but small amounts of alcohol consumption can actually help prevent obesity. ..The study was conducted amongst a group of 8,236 individuals who had presented for a health and nutrition survey. The...

9/11 Escapees Have Worsening Respiratory And Psychological Problems

Federal health officials have revealed that many people who escaped from the horrifying attacks on the World Trade Center or 9/11 attacks //suffered from respiratory ailments and depression, anxiety and other psychological problems even three years after the event. ..Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the people who escaped from the WTC were at risk of...

Ethiopia Escapes Bird Flu Threat

The emergence of bird flu in Ethiopia has been dismissed by health officials, following the negative results from analysis// of samples that were tested for the presence of the H5N1 virus. ....Officials belonging to the health department said in a panel discussion organized on Thursday that no outbreak of bird flu has been reported so far, based upon the daily surveillance conducted in several p...

Acute Shortage Of Surgeons In East Cape

Surgical services in the Eastern Cape is heading for a collapse if the shortage of general surgeons continued, Dispatch Online quoted on Tuesday//. ....It reported Dr Sats Pillay, chairman of the Association of Surgeons in SA (ASSA) as saying: "I have nobody to train as surgeons." ....Pillay, who is chief of surgery, Port Elizabeth's Living stone Hospital, remarked that ASSA had raised the issue...

The outbreak of Avian flu at Cape Farm held under check

A quarantine is under effect in an ostrich farm, after fears of avian attack resulted in the culling of nearly sixty ostriches//. The agriculture department is happy with the fast reaction of veterinarians and labs that detected the disease, and enabled timely control measures. ....To much relief, this avian influenza strain of virus is spared from the deadly H5N1 virus... .....

"Dynamic Energy Landscape" of enzyme in Catalysis

Complex protein molecules called enzymes catalyze specific biochemical reactions in cells. The traditional theory is that dynamic fluctuations//protein conformation or structure play a major role in enzyme catalysis. However, recent findings reveal that it is the "dynamic energy landscape" of the enzyme that directs it to a specific pathway that reduces the number and dimension of the energetic b...

Don’t Let Symptoms of Whooping Cough Escape You, Parents Warne

Parents in Toronto have been alerted to be watchful for symptoms of whooping cough in children; this alert has been sounded after recent reports, of increase in such cases in// the previous year. .. ..A recent report has established the increase in cases - from 178 cases in 2005 to 669 cases in 2006. ....According to Dr. Michael Finkelstein, associate medical officer of health, better knowledge...

Scientists Discover How HIV Escapes Cells

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have discovered that the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) exploits a pre-existing transport system to leave one infected cell, and infect new ones. ......Published in Plos Biology, the new findings counter the prevailing belief that HIV and other retroviruses can only leave and enter cells by virus-specific mechanisms. ......It appears that...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

Chris Fogg, a critical care nurse and a resident of Idaho in US had a miraculous escape while traveling by an air ambulance . ...He was flying with a patient and the pilot last Wednesday from Twin Falls, Idaho, to Seattle when a window was blown off. At that time they were flying at a height of 20,000 ft. ...Rapid decompression occurred when Fogg was unbuckled from his seat and reaching for a wa...
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