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An Anti-cancer Smart Bomb delivered using a Nanocell

... cutting the supply lines. But combination therapy confronted an inherent engineering problem. "You can't deliver chemotherapy to tumors if you have destroyed the vessels that take it there," Sasisekharan said. Also, the two drugs behave differently and are delivered on different schedules: anti-angiogenics ove...

Will you be willing to patch up your vertebrae with cement?

... at the University of Virginia Health System, were confronted with a woman with breast cancer that had spread to her spine. Conventional medicine had nothing to offer the woman for her excruciating, unrelenting pain. But they remembered a lecture by a French doctor who said she had injected a form of cement ...

Nutrition Guide For Diabetic Nephropathy

... continues to soar, primary care practitioners are confronted with an ever-increasing tide of patients presenting with signs of diabetic nephropathy. Undiagnosed chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in patients with diabetes. Because of the likelihood that diabetic patients will develop nephropathy—they accou...

Feelings Of Sympathy And Empathy Dictated by Personal Experience

...rry out simple body movements. The patients were confronted with short video films in which people were asked to lift boxes. Each box was a different weight. Both patients were given the task, in the first part, of guessing the weight of the box that the person in the film was lifting. The patients received n...

Stem Cells Can Be Used To Kill Cancer Cells

...o accurately study how the immune system woks when confronted with unknown invaders. "We hear a lot about the potential of stem cells to treat conditions such as Parkinson's disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease." Kaufman said. "This research suggests it is possible that we could use human embryonic stem c...

Herbal Medicines with Animal, Human Body Parts! - Swami Ramdev Accused

...ign him. Turing on to the other side, Mrs. Karat confronted him with charges of using dried and powdered testicles of certain animals as a treatment for impotence. She had come to know about this illegal manufacture at Divya Yog Pharmacy, Rishikesh, Uttranchal, in June-July last year. To confirm her suspici...

Norwegian Cancer Expert Faked Patient Data

... the veracity of the given data and when Sudbo was confronted this week, he admitted to faking the important data. The hospital also said that they would be reviewing the case and a panel would examine the reasons behind Dr Sudbo's actions. The Radium Hospital has stopped Dr Sudbo's other research projects and ...

Kerala Leads In The Health Sector

...rio is favorable on the social front, the state is confronted with other problems it needs to solve. Nine percent of the state's 32 million population is above 60. The number of women-headed households in Kerala has been increasing rapidly compared to other states. Against 10.30% of the households of India ar...

Why Are Some People More Depressed Than The Rest When Faced With Similar Situations?

...netically predisposed to develop// depression when confronted with stressful life events such as a marriage breakup. The researchers found the influence of adverse life events on the onset of depression was significantly greater for those who inherited a short version of the serotonin transporter gene, known as...

A Cicero Woman held accountable in baby kidnapping

...r injured. "She was looking strange, so security confronted her," said Don Rashid, a Stroger Hospital spokesman. "She ran again, then ran into a physician, and then was arrested. The child is back with the parents," Rashid said. ...

Swaziland And Lesotho Sees Sharp Increase In AIDS/HIV Population

...sessments of the powerful and the UN. Lesotho is confronted with a "deluge of orphans", he said. By 2010, 10 to 15 percent of the entire population will consist of orphans. Lewis said last month he visited a primary school with 350 students in Lesotho, 250 of whom are orphans. Swaziland is ruled by a polyga...

Arsenic in Drinking Water Predisposes Children To Lung Cancer in Later Life

...y career, these are the most amazing findings I've confronted so far," Smith said. "Their magnitude is unparalleled. Not only are these the highest death rates for lung cancer and bronchiectasis ever discovered among young adults, but they are also the strongest evidence I know of to date that implicates not ju...

Misplaced Bravado: A Career In Surgery Eludes Women?

... exists a male culture in surgery that needs to be confronted because it is a significant factor deterring women from a career in surgery … Surgery remains a 'macho field'. Surgeons need to critically assess the nature of their interactions with students and provide an environment more conducive to women." So...

Added Stress To Pregnant Mothers From Pre-Scan Warnings

...hts out of people". "Most women don't want to be confronted with a big list of things that can go wrong" she pointed out. And Sian added that if she'd been given a list of detectable anomalies she'd have been fretting for a week before her scan. "And who wants that?" she asked. Most of the women the resea...

Only Half of Addicts in American Families Seek Help

...ough two-thirds of the time it was only after they confronted the addict. The poll also suggested that once a family member admits his or her addiction, that person is more likely to seek treatment than those who do not admit their addictions. Three-fourths of addicts were alcoholics, while 30% were drug addi...

HIV Takes Advantage of Rivalry among T cells

... natural tendency to go with those cells when it's confronted by new strains of the same disease in the future," Deem said. "For HIV, which mutates rapidly, this is an Achilles' heel. We found a direct correlation between the level of competition among T cells and the rate at which the virus escaped." Deem sai...

Flu Shots-Do we Really Need Them?

...t the evidence described by systematic reviews and confronted it with policy and I found that there is a massive gap. Almost none of the benefits that these policy documents list are actually given by inactivated vaccines or, if they are, they are given in slighter measure." He attributes this to the confusion...

Large Community Spirometry Screening Proves Successful

...oms with no known cause.” “Current smokers, when confronted with decreased lung function, may be more motivated to quit, and we had a wonderful opportunity to coordinate our public health COPD initiative with our campaign to make Chicago smoke free,” said Dr. Cohen. “This program helped many persons from dive...

First Aid Training for Allergies a Must for Teachers

... 'Teachers and carers need to know how to act when confronted with medical emergencies, particularly for children who suffer from conditions such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy and severe allergies.' Governments also should introduce clear concise national recommendations outlining the best care for children w...

Women Are More At Risk For PTSD Than Men

...lnerable to re-experiencing old PTSD symptoms when confronted with a new trauma. For example, if one studies male and female survivors of a motor vehicle accident, typically the female accident victims report more PTSD symptoms than do the male accident victims. "However, the data suggest that the female vict...

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