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EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...elieve that their participation will result in our completing the trial ahead of plan. We expect to be in a position to report the results of this important clinical trial later this year." EPC2407 has shown promising vascular targeting activity with nanomolar potencies of anti-tumor activity in pre-clinical ...

A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility

...or serious. Dr. Stern and her team are currently completing a five year follow up of the pilot study. We are optimistic that this will prove to be an effective way of protecting fertility for women without the problems that have been associated with GnRH agonists in the past, she said. The medical community...

Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations

...rofessor and head of the department of English, is completing her book, "J.K. Rowling's Library: Harry Potter in Context. " Both teach a course on Harry Potter at K-State and have some predictions for Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," to be released July 21.Westman and Nel both have concerns a...

Centre Asks States to Conserve Water

...ties for storing ground water should be created by completing all the on going projects in a time bound manner and plan for new schemes. Storage sites provided by nature need to be utilized fully and optimally, it added....

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...arily and anonymously participated in the study by completing a survey administered by the researchers. The survey asked the participants whether they purposefully engaged in 11 different NSSI behaviours in the past year, and if so, the frequency of occurrence. In addition, the survey assessed the motivations f...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...ting in the Royal Army Medical Corps Journal after completing a tour of duty last year with 16 Air Assault Brigade in Afghanistan, wrote that in Vietnam between October 1968 and July 1969, wounded soldiers arrived in hospital within 45 minutes -- most within 25 minutes, the Sunday Mirror said. "On Operation Her...

Norwegians Take in the Sun in Spain on Doctors' Orders

...year-old former physical education teacher who was completing a second stay at the rehabilitation centre where s...retired art history teacher Tor Tvinnereim who was completing a fifth stay at the centre. The centre has a heated pool to allow for swimming in winter and is fu...

Study Evaluates the Incompetence of Blacks as Living Kidney Donors

...t) than men (1.8 percent) were excluded due to not completing the process. "I did find this kind of surprising because more women successfully donate than men, at a rate of 58 percent versus 42 percent," said Reeves-Daniel. "We hope all of these results will help with understanding so we can recruit succe...

Cutting Calories, Not Exercise, Plays Bigger Role In Maintaining Weight Loss

...iduals who successfully maintain body weight after completing EatRight consume fewer calories and have a lower energy density dietary pattern than those who do not maintain body weight, said Jamy Ard, M.D., assistant professor of nutrition sciences and medical director of EatRight Weight Management Services. Th...

Research Suggests Breast Cancer Fatigue Begins Before Chemo

...quences that may persist for months or years after completing treatment. Even after treatment ends, between 30 and 50 percent of patients say their fatigue remains at least six months. Sometimes they say it never goes away. Fatigue related to cancer treatment is described as a distressing, persistent, sense o...

Smokers Who Have a Say in How They Quit More Likely to Kick the Habit

...self-motivated person derives more satisfaction in completing a given task, and is more likely to do it well. As part of the study, researchers counseled patients who smoke and divided them in groups according to whether they wished to quit smoking or not. Participants in the control group were simply give...

Choice is a Key Element in Success for Smokers Who Want to Quit

...self-motivated person derives more satisfaction in completing a given task, and is more likely to do it well. The research presented at the conference will explore motivation in human development, education, work, relationships, sports, health, medicine, virtual environments, psychotherapy, and cross-cultural a...

Pazopanib Shows Positive in Advanced Renal Carcinoma, Ovarian Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma

...the treatment of advanced or metastatic RCC, after completing patient enrollment several months ahead of schedule, and is also being studied in a number of other trials across various tumor types....

Make-or-break Exams Stress China Youth

... family, society and also myself," Duan said after completing part of her two-day test. She has taken supplementary classes throughout the year to prepare for the exam, known to all by its Chinese abbreviation "gaokao." She has lost five kilogrammes (11 pounds) this semester. "Sometimes I can't sleep, though ...

US Veteran Benefit System Needs Overhauling

...veterans benefits to the Bush administration after completing its study of the two disability systems....

Paris is Out of the Medical Ward and Back in the Slammer

...the LA prison where she is serving her time, after completing treatment with the facilitys medical ward. Jail authorities said that the hotel heiress condition is stable after her stay in the Twin Towers Correctional Facility for less than a week. The Simple Life star, who is serving a 45 day jail sentence...

Reindeers Could Hold the Key to Elephantiasis Cure

...e punctured skin following the mosquito bite, thus completing the cycle. Medical studies of the 1990s showed that the best opportunity for eliminating lymphatic filariasis is through medicines-combinations of the inexpensively purchased diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and the donated albendazole and Mectizan? (ivermec...

Clinical Studies Evaluate Potential Treatments for Mouth Ulcers

...ions after 30 and 60 days, and again 60 days after completing treatment. "Patients taking pentoxifylline had less pain and reported smaller and fewer ulcers compared with baseline," the authors write. "Patients taking placebo reported no improvement in these variables. Patients taking pentoxifylline also rep...

Harassment in School Affects Majority of Elementary Students

...t victims just need to toughen up." Tarshis was completing a fellowship in child psychiatry and research at Packard Children's at the time he developed the questionnaire. He is currently the director of the Bay Area Children's Association. The research will be published in the April issue of the Journal of D...

New Placenta Screening for High-risk Pregnancies

...igh-risk pregnant mothers for placental damage. By completing these non-invasive tests, most high-risk mothers can be reassured that their placenta is formed and functioning properly, so they can expect a healthy pregnancy. The tests are done early enough, at 16 to 23 weeks gestation, so if results are abnormal...

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