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Survivors of Rare Ovarian Cancer may Retain Menstrual Function and Reproductive Ability

...ring surgery could be performed safely and without compromising a woman's curability," says Dr. Gershenson. During the study, the researchers surveyed 132 germ cell tumour survivors formally enrolled in M. D. Anderson or Gynecologic Oncology Group clinical trials all over the nation. Each patient received plati...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...the forehead had been slashed in Iraq, potentially compromising the suitability of the skin for subsequent transplant to the nose. The accident had also fractured Fletchers skull, blinded his left eye, and widened the gap between his eyes, something surgeons had to correct to properly place the nose. Fletcher is ...

Esophageal Cancer Patients' Positive Responses to Chemotherapy Accurately Identified by PET

...rapy to patients with no metabolic responsewithout compromising their outcome," added Herrmann. Less well-known than lung cancerbut no less seriousesophageal cancer starts in the inner layer of the esophagus, the 10-inch long tube that connects your throat and stomach. Adenocarcinoma is esophageal cancer that b...

Deadly Skin Cancer Bites the Rich Harder

...able to care for patients with skin cancer without compromising other chronic dermatological diseases," she added. The authors - from the Dermatology Department at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Queen's University Belfast - said that their research reinforces the need for anyone exposed to the sun to take sensib...

Gene Screening Points Way to More Effective Chemotherapy

...ty to lower the dose of chemotherapy drugs without compromising effectiveness reduces debilitating side effects, said Dr. Michael White, professor of cell biology at UT Southwestern, associate director for basic science at the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, and senior author of the study. “Chemotherapy is...

Hospitals in US are Going Green

...lth care industry ecologically sustainable without compromising on patient safety or care. SRM...

Doctors –you’ve Got Mal

... doctors to access their patients’ records without compromising their security and also fully electronic medical record files for lesser hassles. Both doctors and patients feel the rewards. Doctors are grateful that they don’t have to rely on scribbled notes taken down by intermediaries and patients breathe a s...

Royal College Issues Revised Guidelines for Face Transplantation

... for all aspects of care must be provided, without compromising care for other patients in need. The recommendations also address concerns about the availability of independent experts, who should be included on the review committees that will consider applications for facial transplant procedures. "If all of the...

MNCs are Against Ramdev's Remedies: Shiv Sena

... yoga guru Baba Ramdev,// saying the government is compromising national interests in connivance with multinational companies....

FDA Proposes Availability of Experimental Drugs

... more patients to get unapproved medicines without compromising on the safety. The proposal also emphasizes that safe drugs that are scientifically proven will reach the market. MST...

Whet your appetite with “Mindless Eating”: A gourmet's deligh!

... course meal, daubed in rich, saucy humor, without compromising on common sense and achievable goals. Brian Wansink is the brain behind this unique literary piece, who is also the director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Laboratory. Truly a gourmet, who enjoys every kind of food, he admits that he easil...

Zinc – A New Key Player In Brain Circuitr

...a gene for a receptor for zinc in neurons--thereby compromising the neurons' ability to respond to zinc. The mutation in the receptor, called the glycine receptor, targets the same receptor known to be mutated in humans with hyperekplexia. The receptor functions as a modulator of neurons in both motor and sensory...

Try a Melodious Intervention to Smother away Test Anxiety

... doses of sedatives than those who didn’t, without compromising on comfort level. These results are considered clinically significant by Dr Krevsky who notes that lesser use of sedatives is always beneficial to patients in the long run. With the added advantage of having no side effects this could surely be a b...

Upgrading Donor Lung Quality to Improve Availability

...able donor lungs and transplant procedures without compromising recipient pulmonary function, length of hospital stay or survival. The study appears in the second issue for September 2006 of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the American Thoracic Society. Implemented...

Drugs Delivered Into CNS More Effective In Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

...(and possibly the costs) of p38 inhibitors without compromising the benefits to patients. And if future studies confirm that the action of these drugs on the CNS is essential to achieve a response even when administered as a systemic treatment, designing drugs that get into the CNS easier might improve the effect...

Family cares taking women away from male-dominated fields

...d a flexible working schedule to employees without compromising promotions or other career opportunities. According to researchers, encouraging women to take classes in math and science is not enough. Young girls need role models who are successfully balancing male-dominated careers as well as families. Sourc...

Research Ethics Requirements Compromising Quality of Health Research

Current research ethics requirements are compromising the scientific quality of health research, warn senior doctors in this week’s BMJ.// Many ethics committees now insist that researchers approach only people who respond positively to a letter from their doctor informing them about an opportunity to...

Adherence to Dietary Recommendations Measured

...rily decreasing the amount of food they consume or compromising their dietary quality." To achieve a low-energy-dense diet, the researchers recommend eating a variety of fruits and vegetables; low-fat and reduced-fat dairy products, grains, meat and meat alternatives." Source: Eurekaert...

Electronic Patient Record "Serious Threat" to Patient Confidentiality

...e usefully spent on improving patient care than on compromising their privacy. In another letter, two junior doctors warn that poor training of locum doctors in using hospital computer systems also poses a risk to confidentiality. Amir Ismail and Muhammad Ismail say that doctors frequently share passwords as ...

Clue to Link Between Obesity and Long-Term Memory Discovered

... now found leptin affects the brain in other ways, compromising learning and memory. Low levels of leptin also could be related to cognitive deficits in disorders like type two diabetes.” Farr and her research team tested the role of leptin in learning and memory using an animal model. They found that mice navi...

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