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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

... the division of hematology/oncology and associate dean for clinical research at the IU School of Medicine. Although the number of relapsed testicular cancer patients is small, the IU Simon Cancer Center treats a majority of them. As a leader in this treatment, the researchers were able to collect the ne...

New Understanding on Growth of Human Stem Cells

...map as the leader in this field, said John Kelton, dean and vice-president of McMasters Faculty of Health Sciences. Mick Bhatia said that he and his scientific team have been working for the past year to prove themselves wrong, but as every test confirmed their discovery, it was time to submit the work ...

2 Minute Delay in Cutting Cord can Give Babies a 'significant' Health Boost

...900 newborns. Lead author Eileen Hutton, assistant dean of midwifery at the university, said that the results showed that as little as a 2-minute delay could not only halve the risk of anaemia by half, but also increase low iron levels in the blood by a third. "The results of our study clearly show this...

Reddy Asks Stanford University to Open Hyderabad Campus

...le more than a year. Stanford School of Medicine dean Philip Pizzo said the new partnership is part of a major effort, called the Stanford Challenge, in which the university works to improve global health by reaching out to other parts of the world. "We are committed to transforming the lives of those...

Quick, Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

...llege. He is also Weill Cornell's senior associate dean for clinical affairs. "Too often, the threat of incontinence can be a key factor in a patient's decision for or against prostatectomy," Dr. Vaughan adds. "A simple intervention like this could make that choice a lot easier." Prostatectomy involve...

Innovative Procedure Helps Men Minimize Incontinence After Prostatectomy

...llege. He is also Weill Cornell's senior associate dean for clinical affairs. "Too often, the threat of incontinence can be a key factor in a patient's decision for or against prostatectomy," Dr. Vaughan adds. "A simple intervention like this could make that choice a lot easier." Prostatectomy involve...

No Evidence Older Women Generate New Eggs

...r associate vice president for USF Health and vice dean for research and graduate affairs at the College of Medicine. The traditional view of fertility holds that women are born with all their eggs and they are released one by one (occasionally two) at each ovulation. At menopause, few to no mature eggs...

New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia

...d their relation to behavior, said Dr. Gary Perry, dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. This cross-disciplinary interaction at the cutting edge of science has proven very fruitful, and Dr. Kelso and his team are pioneers in this area....

Medical College Students Help Change Global Health Policy

... Cornell University, and Dr. Antonio M. Gotto Jr., dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, to "seek new strategies for Cornell to advance public health" across the globe. "I am extremely proud that the students at Weill Cornell Medical College have had such an admirable influence on global health policy,...

Kenya to Implement National Food and Nutrition Policy

...on, along with Tufts colleagues Patrick Webb, PhD, dean for academic affairs at the Friedman School and former head of nutrition at the World Food Program, and Nevin Scrimshaw, PhD, visiting professor at the Friedman School and president of the International Nutrition Foundation, formed a team that facili...

Genetic Connection to Prostate Cancer Found

...c basis of prostate cancer," said Brian Henderson, dean of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and one of the researchers of the study. "It gives us the first real insight we’ve had into the cause of this disease and how we might do something about it," Henderson added....

Study Identifies Multiple Genetic Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

... Brian Henderson, the paper's senior co-author and dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Source-Eurekalert SR...

Stents Do Little to Prevent Heart Attacks

...elieves symptoms," says William O'Neill, executive dean for clinical affairs at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. Still, he feels the study will result in decline in usage of stents because doctors may feel that they are overused. Lead author Dr. William Boden, chief of cardiolog...

SMS Help-line to Provide Answers for HIV/AIDS Queries

...atise the disease over time," said Vimla Nadkarni, dean of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences' school of social work. But Singh admits that there is a downside to the initiative. "There are many users who have inhibitions about their mobile numbers being flashed at the counsellors' end. We would th...

Chancellor Of UMass Medical School Resigns Due to Health Reasons

The Chancellor and dean of University of Massachusetts Medical School Dr. Aaron Lazare has decided to step down due to health reasons//. It was reported that he has developed cardiac arrhythmia. Dr. Lazare was responsible for the merger of state hospital and the private m...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Trustees Support Smoking Ban In Public Spaces

...D. Miller, M.D., CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 'As a Baltimore institution with a world-renowned medical school, school of public health, hospital and research facilities, Hopkins has an obligation to speak out on an issue that poses an imminent...

Genetics Might Engineer Path to Successful Aging

... 100 years or longer, said Dr. Pascal Goldschmidt, dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medici... people can live longer.'' Goldschmidt, formerly dean of medicine at Duke University, was instrumental in a $10 million deal that brought 20 Duke genetics...

Saif Ali Khan Recovering and Stable

...tion for the next two days, said Lilavati Hospital dean N. Trivedi. Saif, 36, was rushed to Lilavati Hospital Sunday evening after suffering a 'suspected' mild heart attack. He was admitted to the intensive care unit and underwent an ECG, which had shown that he had irregular heartbeat. 'A team led ...

Need for Cost-effective Hearing Implants

...f the department of ENT (ear, nose and throat) and dean of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), said: "We have conducted 150 such implants, including 110 children, at subsidized cost." "The device from the Australian company Cochlear is the most advanced and reliable product and occupies ne...

Giant Healthcare Provider to Set Up Massive Gene Bank

...d Drug Administration chief Dr. David Kessler, now dean of the University of California-San Francisco medical school: What this will do is make personalized medicine a reality. It is a vitally important effort to improve the health of people everywhere. ANN...

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