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Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

... one of the most common cancers in women. If it is caught and treated early, it is curable in most cases.// The Pap smear is the standard screening method for the disease. It is used to detect unusual, precancerous changes in cervical cells. Two strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV) are associated with...

Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens

...rking a major international debate, abstinence has caught the fancy of teens the world over. But some are cynical about the whole exercise and they say this is an attempt at playing to the gallery. True to this cynical remark, it has been found that only a few, actually abide by their abstinence pledge on...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

...d about the new kid on the block. This matter has caught the imagination of many Americans as it was announced that an Iowa judge would rule soon on whether or not to allow this new lie detector to be used in a retrial of a man convicted of a 1977 murder. Lawrence Farrell, PhD, the man who developed this n...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...de. No support would be extended to practitioners caught in the act, the IMA said on Sunday. "We as an organisation should warn our members against aiding in such heinous crimes", said Dr. Vinay Agarwal, joint secretary, IMA headquarters, New Delhi. He was speaking at a regional workshop on female foetici...

Need for Colon cancer screening

... follow-up and repeat testing to be sure they have caught a cancer in time. The problem was worse for people over 60, as they are more likely to develop a cancer in the upper colon where it could more easily be missed. The researchers suggest that older people should be offered colonoscopy as a routine sc...

Blood test may identify ovarian cancer

...e// of surviving five years. But if the disease is caught early, the five-year survival is around 95 percent. So providing a way to routinely identify the disease in its stage I phase "could have a dramatic impact in what is now a very deadly cancer," said Dr. Elise Kohn, a study author. Researchers tried ...

Leukemia pill shows promise against stomach cancer

...for about two percent of all abdominal cancers. If caught early, these tumors can usually be removed surgically, but growths often return. According to its manufacturer, Novartis Oncology, Gleevec also is being studied as a possible treatment for prostate cancer, small-cell lung cancer and a rare type of br...

Skin cancer on the rise

... from skin cancers are good if it the condition is caught early.Cancer experts say women have previously had higher rates of malignant skin cancer, probably because of the fashion for suntans. But now they are starting to listen to the warnings about skin cancer, and are protecting both themselves and their...

Cure for common cold

...irus, that cause half or more of the billion colds caught in the US each year. The drug lodges into a pocket in the virus’ coat, interfering with the germ’s ability to infect cells and make copies of itself. Other cold remedies merely suppress symptoms, like drying runny noses or coughs. In clinical trials,...

Children's snoring may indicate a serious problem

...checked. Problems are reversible if the disease is caught early....

Flesh-eating virus

... the disease spreads to the underlying tissues. If caught early, it can be treated with antibiotics, but more serious surgery can involve the removal of skin and even limbs to halt the spread of the bacteria....

Novel test for bowel cancer

...lready know that bowel cancer is highly curable if caught early. Screening with sigmoidoscopy - an internal exam// of the bowel can reduce the incidence of the disease. Now researchers in the find that a reliable test can also be done on samples of feces. The bowel sheds cells into feces all the time. The...

Artificial discs available as replacements for damaged discs

... Pain is often intense, especially when nerves get caught between degenerating components. While fusion may relieve the pain, it prevents natural, independent motion. The artificial disc being studied would be inserted by surgeons through the the abdomen, just below the navel, sparing the large muscles of ...

Abuse of prescription drugs among youths on the rise

...e, or hallucinogens. They added that once one gets caught in the pattern of abuse, it doesn't matter much, whether it is legal or illegal drugs that one is abusing. Researchers said that many abuse prescription drugs on the misunderstanding that they are safe, when in fact they can cause addiction and sever...

Origin Of SARS Virus Discovered

...ion and Control Center,have indicated that workers caught the virus fromanimals. The findings are observed form a study conducted on ten random workers at the market in Guangdong. About five out of the ten were found to have SARS antibodies, proving the presence of infection. But as none of them reported to...

Longer Lung Cancer Survival

...o early screening tests, many of these cancers are caught in their later stages, making them difficult to treat. A new drug is now helping patients who have failed standard treatment. By going after that protein, the drug stops the cancer from growing. Studies show as many as 20 percent of patients //taking...

Endometriosis Linked to Cancer

...e of pelvic pain but can be treated effectively if caught early. Researchers in Sweden studied more than 60,000 women who were diagnosed with endometriosis. They then compared this data to the National Swedish Cancer Register to determine if a link exists between endometriosis and cancer. Results of the s...

Catching Alzheimer’s Disease Earl

...er’s. It is well documented that if Alzheimer’s is caught early, some medications can slow the process. This study is particularly important because the number of people aged 60 years and older will increase from one in 10 currently to one in six by the year 2050. After age 60, the incidence of dementia dou...

People with skin cancer at higher risk for other types

... a less common form, melanoma, can be fatal if not caught early. Melanoma skin cancers account for only 4 percent of skin cancer cases but 79 percent of deaths. The study compared women who have had non-melanoma skin cancers with those who haven't, and controlled for such factors as age, ethnicity and soci...

Urine Test for Kidney Cancer

...ced stage. However, the cancer is often curable if caught early. Finding a simple and accurate method to identify early kidney cancer is considered paramount to improving prognosis for these patients. Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia used a molecular DNA-based test to look for genet...

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