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Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...ation of complete response with a low tumour stage conferred better survival: individuals with stage 1 disease and no involved nodes (n=65) had a median survival of 67 months and 5-year survival of 53%, compared with 25 months and 30% for people with stage 2 and 3 tumours and no nodal involvement after neoadju...

Alcohol Consumption may Help to Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

...alcohol can protect against RA and reduce the risk conferred by smoking or susceptible genes, but also gives an idea of the relevant alcohol doses necessary, Kallberg said. The findings of the study were presented at EULAR 2007, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Barcelona, Spain....

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

...linson, a doughty fighter against cancer, has been conferred the honor of CBE in the Queens Birthday honors list. The 42-year-old pediatric radiologist, hailing from Leeds in UK , was first diagnosed with breast cancer when she was only 26. Despite a mastectomy, the disease returned to haunt her a decade later...

Frostbite can Be Treated by Bloodclot Drug

...unctional outcome, is perhaps the greatest benefit conferred by use of tPA in frostbite injury," they wrote. The researchers suspect the medication reverses clotting of small blood vessels that appears when frozen skin begins to thaw and restores blood flow before the injury causes permanent damage....

Chilean President's Cousin Successfully Tests Allergy 'Knockout' Technique on Mice

... of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, has been conferred a prestigious research prize for developing a new approach that may help eliminate allergies like the common cold and asthma. Chilean-born Ido Bachelet has been honoured with the Barenholz Prize, which is named for the donor of the prize money and...

Replacing a Genome Boosts Race to Develop Designer Bugs: Study

...provide proof if the transfer had worked. One gene conferred antibiotic resistance, the other caused bacteria expressing it to turn blue. The enhanced Mycoplasma mycoides genome was added to a test-tube of M. capricolum, and the contents of the tube were exposed to an antibiotic. Within four days blue colo...

National Rural Health Mission Project Requires 200,000 Nurses

...uncing that His Excellency Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam had conferred to revive the achievement awards once again. He further said: I consider myself fortunate for organizing this ceremony in its own grace and also to name it as "Florence Nightingale Award". His Excellency Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam the President of India...

Indian President Urges Doctors to Help Rural Patients

...ersity chancellor and Haryana Governor A.R. Kidwai conferred honorary degree of doctor of laws to Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan, Union Law Minister H.R. Bhardwaj and veteran freedom fighter Ranbir Singh Hooda. Hooda, the father of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, could not attend the ceremony...

Two Out of Five Cancer Cases in India Due to Tobacco

...dh Puraskar" (anti-tobacco campaign award) will be conferred in four categories - individuals, institutions, civil society organisations and state governments on May 31, the World No Tobacco Day every year. Source-IANS/B...

Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India

...ole in anti-tobacco advocacy, my Ministry has been conferred the prestigious Luther L Terry Award in July 2006 ...tuted the 'Tumbakoo Virodh Puraskar' which will be conferred in four categories viz. individual/Institutions/civil society organizations/state governments on 31s...

India Should Take the Lead in Stem Cell Research, Expert

...f Hormone Research Institute at San Fransisco, was conferred the Genome Valley Excellence award for his contributions to biotechnology at the summit. “This field offers immense potential in the treatment of various ailments which require replacement of damaged or dead tissues. Unfortunately in the US, the r...

Low-dose Omega-3 Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

...hree grams per day. To test if lower doses also conferred a positive effect, the King's College researchers recruited 38 middle-aged subjects (average age 48.6, average BMI 24 kg per sq.m, baseline average blood pressure 121.6/79.15 mmHg) to randomly receive either a 0.7 gram daily dose of DHA derived from ...

Haryana Declared Neonatal Tetanus-free

...een eliminated from Haryana. The status has been conferred on the basis of a survey conducted by the central ministry on births in the state during 2006. Source-IANS...

Booster Dose for Chickenpox Vaccine Recommended

..., Atlanta, that suggest immunity from chickenpox// conferred by Varicella vaccine may wane over the years, and even result in a more severe form of the disease. The study findings encourage a booster dose of the vaccine. In the surveillance data, children vaccinated five or more years earlier were 2.6 times...

Nepali Doctor Conferred Asian of the Year Award

...Nepalese eye surgeon educated in India, was Monday conferred with the first Reader's Digest Asian// of the Year award. Ruit has conducted over 70,000 surgeries for cataract, considered to be the main reason of blindness in the subcontinent. "It is an apt award for a man of his stature. India and the Indian...

Rhode Island Biotechnology Company Develops Tularemia Vaccine

...ia vaccine under study for many years. Although it conferred partial protection, federal funding to license LVS has been cancelled due to safety and manufacturing concerns1. “There is an urgent need for a safe, effective tularemia vaccine to address both natural infections and potential biothreats. TuliVax ...

US, Indian Doctors Bag Thai Medical Awards

...yal family foundation, the Prince Mahidol Award is conferred annually to individuals or institutions who make outstanding contributions to the advancement of medical and public health services for humanity all over the world. Source-IANS...

Majority of Padma Awards Go to Doctors from Delhi

...The Bharat Ratna, is the highest award that can be conferred by the President of India. Padma Vibhushan is awarded to recognize exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in any field, including government service. Padma Bhushan : is India’s third highest civilian decoration, awarded by the Presid...

Nobel Prize and Lifespan

...ongevity were not related. The fame and the status conferred on a scientist somehow acts like a health booster and prolonged his life. This research was titled "Mortality and Immortality" and published this month. PRI...

Scinetists Alert to Onset of Pandemic through Bird flu Mutations to Humans

...ve been identified by Kawaoka's group have not yet conferred a complete ability on avian flu to easily recognize the topography of human cells, they are key steps on that pathway. Kawaoka says that more mutations will be required for the virus to fully adapt to humans, although it still remains to be seen how ...

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