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Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...st likely to develop rash and to determine if dose escalation to induce rash can improve efficacy." Although few patients dropped out of the large Phase III clinical trials testing Tarceva in advanced non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer due to the rash, Wacker said he fears those who are taking T...

Avicena to Advance Huntington's Disease Clinical Program into Phase III

.... This dose was determined in an open-label dose escalation study, led by Dr. Steven Hersch and Dr. Diana Rosa...evaluated in a Phase III clinical trial. The dose escalation study evaluated HD-02 in a range of doses from 10 to 40 grams per day and successfully determined th...

Health Authorities Fear West Nile Season Again in US

...or last year's jump. In 2006 there was a serious escalation in the incidence of this disease in Texas. 354 persons were infected and 31 deaths occurred, whereas there were only 128 cases and 11 deaths the previous year. Weather plays a big role in the spread of this disease and it is not clear what kind of ...

Most Pediatric Chemotherapy Mistakes Reach Patients

...ts. Sixteen percent were serious enough to require escalation of care, of which five patients required treatment or longer hospitalization. Of the 387 chemotherapeutic agents reported, the ones most commonly associated with errors were part of the antimetabolite class (40 percent), which includes Methotrexate (...

Crucell's Rabies MAb Enters Phase I Trial in India

...hat will test the antibody product alone in a dose escalation as well as in combination with rabies vaccine. The study, funded by Crucell, will be conducted through a undisclosed clinical research organization in Mumbai, India. The main parameters under investigation will be safety, tolerability and rabies viru...

Hypertension Treatment: US Beats Europe

...r their blood pressure was under control, and dose escalation for patients whose pressures were not adequately controlled. They found the U.S. physicians tended to start treatment sooner, using a slightly lower threshold to begin blood pressure medications. U.S. patients had lower average readings of 139/79 m...

Obesity Surgeries Have Jumped Dramatically Since 1998

...lth care system needs to be prepared for continued escalation in the rate of this surgery and its potential complications.” The report, which is posted on the AHRQ Web site, also found that: ? Patients ages 18 to 54 still account for the highest number of surgeries: 103,097 bariatric surgeries, or 85 percen...

Alcohol Dependence For Sleep Perceptions May Result In Alcoholism

... more alcohol each night to help fall asleep. This escalation in drinking can lead to alcoholism." Conroy and her colleagues examined 18 individuals with insomnia (9 males, 9 females) who were also in early recovery from alcohol dependence. Each participant underwent polysomnography (PSG) for two nights, thr...

Fast Food Heavy Weights Act Fast To Bell The Fat Out!

...o bones about the contribution of trans fat in the escalation of heart disease, diabetes and obesity. Infact, Denmark has already banned trans fats for commercial use. New York and Chicago are on the threshold of disallowing the use of trans fats in hotels and restaurants. Meanwhile, as food brands are busy c...

Sexual Behavior is inclined towards monogamy, reveals survey

...nature of the British society, notwithstanding the escalation in sexually transmitted disease (STDs) and the increase in teenage pregnancies. The authors said “Most people are married, and married people have the most sex. Sexual activity among young single people tends to be sporadic, but is greater in indu...

China's First Gay Health Clinic Commences Operations

...e Communist Government has taken cognizance of the escalation in AIDS/HIV cases, and have begun to act fast to control the spread. To provide a facility to the multitudes// of gay citizens, The Chinese government has opened up the first ever gay health clinic. The clinic will be administered jointly by the Di...

Joint Effort: Striking ‘Bone’ Homie with Arthrits

...nly because of the fear of damage to the joints or escalation in pain. Some of them are in the dark about the type of exercise. Yet, exercise is perhaps the only method to improve joint mobility, strengthen muscles and bones, while enabling a better quality of life for the patient. Lastly arthritics should s...

Synthetic Chemicals May Trigger Breast Cancer

... in day to day products may be the reason for this escalation of breast cancer. Synthetic estrogens have caught the attention of scientists, which have very similar structures as compared to the female sex hormone estrogen. Estrogen which is an important component of the contraceptive pill and HRT, has been k...

Connection between alcohol consumption and suicidal tendencies

...said, there appears to be a connection between the escalation in the consumption of alcohol and the increasing rate of suicides.// The findings of this study revealed that even a one-litre increase in the consumption of alcohol caused almost an 11 to 39% rise in the suicide rate. "Alcohol tends to have disin...

Fuel Price Hike Triggers Violent Protests In Nepal

...n hiked to NRS 76 from NRS 55, leading to fears of escalation in domestic flight fares. An IOC team was in Kathmandu earlier this month to thrash out with NOC officials a new schedule for payment of dues but the talks remained deadlocked with NOC asking for a lower interest rate on the unpaid amount and the IO...

Second Human Case of ‘Mad cow’ Disease In Netherlans

...ucts and its livestock sector have undergone major escalation in growth over the past few years, with most animals raised on specialized farms. It was also reported that the country has suffered a series of animal disease crises in the past decade, including swine fever, foot-and-mouth disease, and bird flu, ...

NHS in Welsh under a huge debt of £70

...ve to face up to the fact that there is a dramatic escalation in expectations. There is an ageing population. In addition to that you've got the complexities of the [government's] Agenda for Change which puts fresh financial burdens." Welsh Health Minister Brian Gibbons warned that trust managers must work ha...

Nature’s fury leaves permanent scar

...e NWFP and AJK, according to the report, including escalation of human trafficking cases. HIV/AIDS and Substance abuse will also be on the rise as unfortunate fallout of an earthquake. The report has explained that women, after the earthquake, having led a sheltered life initially, find it very difficult to p...

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