Tag: "delivered" at medical news
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
... The device uses low intensity electrical fields delivered
via insulated electrodes on the scalp, to disrupt tumour growth by interfering with cell division of cancerous cells which causes the cells to stop proliferating and die off instead of dividing and growing. The device was developed by a team of r...
Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
...capable of seating up to 800 passengers -- will be delivered
to Singapore Airlines in October. Analysts say the Dreamliner and the A380 reflect the different strategies of Boeing and Airbus as they seek to achieve the same objective -- cheaper air travel. In response to Boeing's Dreamliner, Airbus has announ...
Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
...n activated to the presence of cancer antigens and delivered
back to the patient along with additional proteins that facilitate immune activation; and vector-based, where an engineered virus, or vector, is used to introduce cancer proteins and other molecules to stimulate the immune system. Both approaches are...
New Oncogene for Brain Cancer
...the three genes caused brain cancer formation when delivered
alone. The researchers tried a combination of Akt and IGFBP2 and no tumor formed, suggesting that the two genes lie in the same molecular pathway and have a similar effect. For oligodendroglioma, the researchers found that IGFBP2 combined with plat...
Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool
...tional Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) delivered
his now-famous testimony to Congress. Hansen dec...r impact on the climate. In 1992, the Rio Summit delivered
the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which in turn fathered the Kyoto Protocol on...
New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched
...he launch of the Precision system in 2005, we have delivered
the technology and support infrastructure needed to gain more than 25 percent share of the pain management market," said Michael Onuscheck, President of Boston Scientific's Pain Management Business. "The advances in the new Precision Plus system will...
When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!
...Fidel Castro was a 1963 attempt with a poison pill delivered
by American mobsters that was to be slipped into a...atch disguised in a bottle of Bayer aspirins, were delivered
through the Mafia to an opposition group that almost succeeded in March 1963 when Castro went for a ...
The Hospital Superbugs
...(i) developing new anti-cancer treatments that are delivered
by the spores of harmless clostridial species that target the cancer tissue; (ii) more effectively controlling the food borne bacterium C. botulinum, and (iii) improving the efficiency of the production of the biofuel butanol by C. acetobutylicum usi...
Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result
...at the Acrux MDTS spray technology has effectively delivered
a formulation containing a combination of two drugs, commented Acrux CEO Richard Treagus. We are particularly pleased that our transdermal spray has been successful with Ethinyl Estradiol, as this is the active pharmaceutical compound in approxima...
Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments
...r confidence that the intended therapeutic dose is delivered
to the patient as planned....
Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare
...eases are diagnosed but also the way healthcare is delivered
and ehealth services are funded." Kruger pointed out that while Internet search vendors derive most of their current revenue from advertising, it is unlikely they will be able to base online health on the same funding model. "Advertising and health...
Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Mice
... are packaged in a fatty ball called liposome, and delivered
through veins. "This looks like a promising app...n 40 days, while mice treated with the mutant gene delivered
via a less-targeted viral promoter driven expression system employing cytomegalovirus (CMV) died wit...
Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk
...preventative effects of smoking, or of a substance delivered
through cigarette smoke, is not well understood, but animal studies have indicated two possible mechanisms: chemical or biochemical processes may exist by which substances contained in cigarette smoke such as nicotine or carbon monoxide exert a prote...
Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care
...brace the concept of improving the quality of care delivered
in clinic and office visits. "We need to be cauti...rd said. However, much of today's health care is delivered
during visits to clinics or doctors' offices, so it's important to know whether the electronic syste...
Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete
...ols are also still in the works.These updates were delivered
recently in a White House briefing on the governments progress in preparing the nation for an outbreak of a deadly infectious disease. Top officials emphasized that significant planning and investment decisions had already been made, including a $1 b...
Reducing Smoking - Mixed Messages and Latest Findings
...nd 9% of people using nicotine replacement therapy delivered
by either chewing gum or inhaler managed to reduce their use of cigarettes. This may not seem like a large result, but it is a significantly greater proportion than the 1-3% of people who reduced use in control groups where no NRT was given, says l...
Seven Children Ordered Removed from Squalid Home in Texas
...asket for the stillborn, 4-month-old fetus she had delivered
in the bathtub with help from her oldest child, a 9-year-old girl. The fetus was found in a baby wipe box in the refrigerator, according to court documents. Authorities arrived at the house July 7. Decaying food lay around the home, trash bins over...
Chain Smokers Prepared to Lessen Their Daily Cigs Rather Than Quitting
...rcent of people using nicotine replacement therapy delivered
by either chewing gum or inhaler managed to reduce their use of cigarettes. This may not seem like a large result, but it is a significantly greater proportion than the 1-3% of people who reduced use in control groups where no NRT was given, says ...
Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules
..., I have the right to do it,'' said Jones, 29, who delivered
her youngest at home and didn't have to deal with ... said if she receives a placenta from a client who delivered
at a hospital, it is contained in a tightly sealed clear bag that is tagged with the hospital's name...
Briton Set for Pacific Solo Odyssey to Highlight Warming
...pted only once in the Atlantic when the Royal Navy delivered
her a Valentine's Day card. While open to having visitors meet her along the Pacific voyage, she admits the logistics may be difficult. "I would love if a yacht wanted to rendezvous and say hello," said Savage. "So long as they give me enough notic...
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