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Generic drug costs remain shackled

...British Generic Manufacturers Association said the extension raised a number of issues. Continuing to base the controls on 1998 prices was likely to be painful, especially as a number of important products would be coming off patent next year. Department of Health figures show that last year 52 per cent of all...

Novel computer model for breast cancer

...icting survival after five years. The system is an extension of an existing analysis technique called image cytometry, where a computer analyses cell properties. It relies on looking at which cells have extra DNA, the patterns of DNA levels, the number of dividing cells, and the shape of the cell nuclei. The f...

Good News For Those Suffering From Excessive Sweating

...t as soon as possible.” The three-year open-label extension study was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of repeated Botox treatment for severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis and its effect on measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and daily functioning. The study enrolled 193 patients who...

Genes to Extend Longevity Discovered

...suggests that caloric-restriction-induced lifespan extension may not involve Sir2. The results also show that Hst2 is responsible for Sir2-independent lifespan extension by calorie restriction, and that it does so by suppressing ribosomal DNA recombination, which is the...

Forensic Phonetics – Scientific Solution for Legal Problem

...ding the use of speech for legal purposes, and the extension of phonetic research to investigations relevant to legal situations. If the above lines are too complicated for you to understand, may be try reading this. It would not be an exaggeration if it is said that all of us are phonetic experts to some deg...

Novartis MS Drug Shows Promising Results

Data from the extension of a Phase II study to 12 months confirm the signi...he first six months volunteered to continue in the extension phase evaluating the longer-term effects of FTY720. In the 12-month analysis, both patient groups ...

“Provenge”, Dendritic cell vaccine for Prostate Cancr

...dritic vaccine has shown significant prognosis and extension of lifetime of men with prostate cancer. The vaccine Provenge is based on dendritic cells, which help the immune system recognize tumors. // “If these results are true, this represents the first proof of principle of a dendritic cell vaccine altering...

New Hope For Patients With Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

...tions ranging from daily to weekly. Data from the extension of a Phase II study to 12 months conducted by Nova... tolerated; there were no complications during the extension as compared to the 6-month placebo-controlled phase. According to the press release, oral FTY720 h...

Water fluoridation and tooth decay

...ldren. The results present a powerful case for the extension of water fluoridation to those parts of NSW currently without fluoridation." Water fluoridation has long been recognized as a credible defense against developing cavities in children. Fluoride works by integrating into the tooth enamel and rendering...

First PET-CT guided radiotherapy in India was performed by Apollo Hospitals

... times it becomes difficult to accurately know the extension and activity of the tumor and also differentiate between tumor tissue and normal tissue," Dr. Vijay Anand Reddy said. The Apollo Cancer Hospital here claims to be the only hospital in the country with the PET-CT guided radiotherapy technology. Sou...

A New Approach In Treatment Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity In Children

...m of young patients with neurogenic bladder. In an extension of their previous studies, the authors, set out o assess the long-term success of treatment with repeated botulinum-A toxin (BTX-A; Botox) injections into the detrusor muscle for neurogenic detrusor overactivity in children. In their study published...

Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Can Widely Infiltrate The Larynx

... observed. Invasion of the larynx occurs by direct extension or by posterior tumor growth around the edge of the thyroid cartilage. Thus, in rare cases, differentiated thyroid carcinoma can widely infiltrate the larynx, making total laryngectomy unavoidable. The diagnosis of intralaryngeal tumor spread is do...

Medicare Drug Deadline not to be extended

...or taking a decision on the Medicare policy and no extension of the last date is required...

India extends National TB Control Program

...(RNTBC)to benefit over five million people.// The extension of the program from Oct 1, 2005 to Sep 30, 2010 would involve an expenditure of Rs.11.56 billion ($255 million). Of this, Rs.2.82 billion would be required in the 10th Plan (2002-07) and Rs.8.73 billion in the 11th Plan (2007-12). "The direct benefi...

India becomes a member of IARC

...the rest will be paid in 2006-07. There is also an extension of this membership for a period of five years (3.79 million dollars). Due to this membership there will be an increase in the national research policies regarding cancer and its treatment options. Also research on various environmental factors an...

Lifespan And Height Interlinked With Juvenile Diseases.

...me in early industrial sites. This study was the extension of the previous study conducted by the same scientists the previous year. In conclusion they said that increased height is dependant on reduced infection and is independent of nutrition. This relationship is effective only when death from infection ...

Additional Responsiblities To Be Taken Up By Allied Healthcare Professionals

...ge, for example," said Mike Woods. This proposed extension is hoped to reduce the pressure associated with health care delivery. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is against the incorporation of non-doctors into the system. The health minister of New South Wales (NSW) has however, welcomed such a move...

Extension Education for Blood Pressure advice!

As an extension education effort the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), has launched a $3.7 million three year project to improve high blood pressure. The education would be given by 150 physicians in 34 states// and Washington, DC, who have been tr...

Breast Cancer Funding To Be Extended By Another $30 Million: Pharmac

...n proposed by Pharmac, to hold a meeting regarding extension of funding for the cancer drug Herceptin that would allow the provision of drug to women with early breast cancer. // Currently, funding can only be availed by patients with advanced breast cancer. Extension of the budget for the cancer from the exis...

UK MPs Vote In Favor Of Public Smoking Ban

...84 has been achieved when the issue of smoking ban extension to all private clubs and pubs were taken up for consideration. Following implementation of the law, both the public and club/pub workers would benefit from a smoke-free environment. All public places such as cinemas, pubs, clubs, public transport, ...

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