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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...atients. But he cautioned against giving rise to false hopes. The research is still in its preliminary stages and had not yet been proven in cancer patients, the biggest potential beneficiaries. Women who face chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer may not have time to undergo ovarian stimulation so t...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

...matory test, such as this one, the impact of these false positives can be minimised," he added....

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

... In 23 percent of those patients, it showed severe false abnormalities suggesting heart disease, which Goul...CT angiography have been proven to have comparable false positive results for different reasons. Pure PET or PET-CT done properly are the best non-invasiv...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...h a vaccine would only encourage promiscuity and a false sense of invulnerability to sexual disease. But it appears to be popular among parents of young girls, according to surveys, and at least some religious groups are viewing it as a valid health response. Social taboos in Third World countries may ...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...ssues common to various screening tests is that of false positive results. By developing a reliable confi...matory test, such as this one, the impact of these false positives can be minimised. However, the ethical dilemma remains over screening and testing for a di...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

...le doubt their symptoms, worrying that it may be a false alarm or they mistake the pain for a bad bout of indigestion."...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

... can backfire by increasing risky behaviour , as a false sense of security could make recipients less careful than they otherwise would be. While the study looks at the response to Lyme disease vaccination, its authors suggest the research also sheds light on the controversy over whether girls should re...

$1 Million Unpaid Bills by Health Care Cheats at Waikato Hospital

... the hospital in labor, giving birth and supplying false names and addresses to avoid paying for the delivery, which costs about $2000....

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...ious concern that vaccination may in fact create a false sense of security that will make reliable and effective Pap screening seem less important and cases of HPV infection that develop into cervical cancer more common. As with other cancers, the World Health Organization's (WHO)'s recommended approach ...

Reducing Smoking - Mixed Messages and Latest Findings

...use. This is partly for the fear of creating the false impression that reducing the number of cigarettes you smoke a day will lead to an equivalent reduction in a persons risk of smoking-related disease. Even so, the team of Cochrane Researchers found that they could glean some useful pointers from the ...

Chain Smokers Prepared to Lessen Their Daily Cigs Rather Than Quitting

...r use. This is partly for the fear of creating the false impression that reducing the number of cigarettes you smoke a day will lead to a corresponding reduction in a persons risk of smoking-related disease. Nonetheless, the team of Cochrane Researchers found that they could assemble some useful pointers...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

...V would devastate Asia as it had Africa had proved false after local health authorities, which were initially slow to heed warnings, adopted pro-active policies. But he said the potential for an epidemic still existed in a region estimated to have eight million people with HIV, a figure aid agency USAID ...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

...ding, a broad statute that makes it a crime to put false or misleading information about a drug on its labe... Bristol-Myers Squibb has pleaded guilty to making false statements to a federal agency, ending an unusual criminal case involving its blockbuster blood-thin...

Mothers of Children Killed in Fire Charged With Manslaughter

...fare of children. Both also face charges of making false reports to police. "This is definitely a crime," District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said at an impromptu news conference. "And," he said, "we're going to give [police] the charges we think are appropriate this afternoon. After that, [police]...

Software Improvements in Breast MRI Scans

...etic resonance imaging (MRI) reduces the number of false positive identifications of malignant tumors and ...able and it has shown it is useful in reducing the false positive rate of breast MRI, she said....

Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend

...ve huge funds turn out to be dangerous conduits of false and fear-based information and a religious message. The United States has the highest rate of teen pregnancy in the western industrialized world. Whatever is working -- abstinence education, comprehensive education, integrated education -- we need ...

X-ray Mammography Aids in Breast Cancer Detection

... at high risk of breast cancer . But the number of false positives indicating a problem where none exists ...ditional cancers detected by MRI, an additional 16 false positives will occur. Bruening said, however, in this high-risk population, a higher rate of false p...

More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...ressure on employees' wages. Those who submit to false advertising and the cult of youth make it harder for their friends and colleagues to resist. They put economic and consumerist pressures on those who might start hating wrinkles they could otherwise accept. The health gap between rich and poor is a...

Spit Test Kit on the Cards to Ascertain Pre-eclampsia Risk

...sure test very well, while urate analysis can give false negatives and false positive results." If the trials of this new test meet with success, it could lead to the developm...

Anemia Drug Overused and Could Hasten Death in Some, Say Experts

... and the protection of the American public against false and deceptive advertising," said Richard Pazdur, director of FDA's Office of Oncology Drug Products. "The American public is owed an explanation of why these advertisements were allowed to go on." Reports of several clinical experiments in which hi...

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