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AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

...nfected with AIDS and the HIV virus. The agreement extends to Brazil the same price structure Abbott has offered 44 other countries considered low and low-middle income, and it replaces a deal signed in 2005 when it lowered the price of the previous version of Kaletra by 46 percent in Brazil after the govern...

High Blood Pressure Linked to Decreased Pain Perception in Heart Patients

... Universite de Montreal, says that this phenomenon extends to people who typically suffer chest pain during exercise, and may be correlated with a potentially deadly heart condition. In a study, she drew on data collected from over 900 patients undergoing exercise stress testing to diagnose possible myoca...

More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

... but all staff are concerned about cancer and that extends to men." The lawyer representing eight of the 15 women diagnosed with the illness after working at the Toowong site says many are still to be reimbursed for their costs. Roger Singh from Shine Lawyers says the process needs to be sped up. "Thes...

Hyperthermia With Chemotherapy Improves Sarcoma Healing

...University of Munich. Their spectrum of research extends from clinical analysis of deep hyperthermia for cancer therapy up to biological research in the areas of immunobiology and cell biology. The head of the Clinical Co-operation Group Hyperthermia, Prof. Dr Rolf Issels, has been working at GSF, since ...

Sensible Diet, Exercise and Weight Control Increases Longevity

...tivity of the pathway in roundworms and fruitflies extends lifespan. Because reducing insulin-like signalling in the neurons of roundworms and fruitflies extends their lifespan, the researchers decided to examine what would happen when they knocked out one or bo...

Should Doctors Go to Patients Funerals?

...st cases our responsibility to the departed person extends to caring for their family in the wake of their death, they say. Being present at a funeral service can pave the way for the family to have an opportunity to talk about their experiences surrounding the death. They acknowledge that regular funeral ...

Too Much of Acidic Foods can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

...sucking and swishing soda in the mouth. Doing this extends the amount of time that enamel and dentin are exposed to the acids and can increase the structural damage. But eating fruit as part of a balanced diet is good. Its not what you eat and drink that is important its how you consume acidic food, Dr Bar...

Patients With Alcohol Problem Need Mechanical Ventilation

...ess syndrome, said de Wit, this study supports and extends previous findings to a heterogeneous group of medical illnesses. So, excessive alcohol consumption not only causes serious adverse events such as alcohol intoxication and accidents, but also increases the chances of developing life-threatening medica...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...n the May 4 issue of Cell, shows how a new vitamin extends lifespan in yeast cells, much like calorie restric...longer and lowering the glucose that yeast grow on extends their lifespan, according to Dr. Charles Brenner, associate professor of genetics and of biochemistr...

Study Implicates Protein as a Trigger of Advanced Prostate Cancer Recurrence

... Moreover, because chemotherapy after recurrence extends life by only a few months, the new research, "raises the exciting possibility that we can develop a specific drug against this," said senior study co-author Dr. Young Whang, associate professor of medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. The study appeared onl...

Stress of Deployment Increases Risk of Child Abuse, Neglect in Military Families, UNC Study Shows

...ten than the military parent. The stress of war extends beyond the soldier to the family left behind, Rentz said. Although family support services are available in each branch of military services to assist troops and their families in preparing for and coping with family separations, Rentz said, it ap...

Perrigo Receives FDA Approval to Market Coated Fruit Nicotine Gum

... store brand approval of coated fruit nicotine gum extends our leading store brand position. The expanded range of smoking cessation products also includes coated mint-flavored gum, uncoated gum and lozenges," said Joseph C. Papa, Perrigo's President and Chief Executive Officer. Nicorette(R) Fruit Chill(TM...

Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees

...heel contacts the ground in front. Next, the ankle extends until the foot becomes flat. The ligaments and tendons in the ankle and foot absorb energy during this phase and, as the foot rolls on its ball, release the energy to allow the ankle to extend and propel the body upward and forward. An amputee wear...

World Environment Day (International Polar Year)

...WED and organizes an international exposition that extends a week, starting on June 5.Each year this exposition highlights a then current issue. The purpose of this observance is to not only kindle an awareness among the public about our fast deteriorating environment , but also to harness political and pu...

InfoLogix, Inc. the Leading Healthcare Technology Company SaysHealthcare Informatics

...g the Top 100 healthcare IT revenue producers, and extends the company's rapid ascension up this elite list, rising from 91st to 66th to 44th over the past three years. "While it's gratifying to be honored for our rapid revenue growth, this is ultimately a reflection of how the leading healthcare organizat...

Second CyberKnife(R) System to Meet Growing Demand for Radiosurgery

...ion, which is referred to as intelligent robotics, extends the benefits of radiosurgery to the treatment of tumors anywhere in the body. The CyberKnife System autonomously tracks, detects and corrects for tumor and patient movement in real-time during the procedure, enabling delivery of precise, high dose ra...

Boffins Find Link Between Common Sleep Disorder and Hypertension

...ngs suggest that the clinical significance of PLMs extends beyond sleep disruption and sleepiness," he says. "Our findings indicate that in addition to treating RLS symptoms, effective treatments may also need to target PLMs, particularly in patients at high-risk for cardiovascular disease (e.g., those with ...

Aerobics Turn Enlarged Heart into a Trimmer, More Efficient Organ

...oves the exercise capability of patients, but also extends their life and reduces hospitalizations, insurance payers are likely to support this as an important addition to an increasingly potent array of treatments for heart failure," Dr. Rubin said. The study is published in the June 19, 2007, issue of the ...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...n the May 4 issue of Cell, shows how a new vitamin extends lifespan in yeast cells, much like calorie restric...longer and lowering the glucose that yeast grow on extends their lifespan, according to Dr. Charles Brenner, associate professor of genetics and of biochemistr...

More Evidence of Racial Discrimination in the NHS

...: The NHS is institutionally racist & this problem extends to the top. There is lip service paid to the concept of equal treatment but behind the scenes, acts of omission & commission continue to disadvantage staff and patients from minority communities.' To read more on the performance of the health servi...

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