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Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

...re is not enough evidence that women with three or fewer cancerous lymph nodes benefit from radiation. Patricia Eifel of Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, said to one of the medical news agencies that, "Women with breast cancer have more treatment options and a better chance of surviving their disease t...

Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...e plagues. Mice given the test vaccine developed fewer protein deposits in their brains compared with unvaccinated animals. These results are reported in Nature. Whether the protein deposits actually cause dementia in people is something of an open question among Alzheimer’s researchers. However, the m...

No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report

...s place in the May 19th issue of The Lancet. The fewer visits appear to be safe and could save money in countries strapped for healthcare resources, according to Dr. Jose Villar of WHO in Geneva, Switzerland, and colleagues. The researchers studied nearly 25000 women in Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Cuba and...

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

...eks of interferon treatment reported less pain and fewer instances of gastric irritations. They also reported less confusion or memory problems and slightly less fatigue than people who didn’t get the antidepressants...

Mechanical Heart

...onsidered for the implant were critically ill with fewer than 30 days to live and the life expectancy of the patient who got the new device is expected to be extended by about a month. Courtesy : The New Indian Express, July 5, 2001...

Need for Colon cancer screening

...es to look at the whole colon. FOBT could detect fewer than 25% of precancerous colon growths in people with no symptoms, while one-time sigmoidoscopy detected 70% of growths. After completing both the tests the detection rate up to 76 %. The researchers feel that people need to follow-up and repeat test...

Supplement helps cardiac surgery

...In the group which took the supplement, there were fewer post-operative infections and had better-preserved kidney function than in the placebo group(four out of 12). This looks like a simple and safe way of improving the outcome for high-risk patients following cardiac surgery....

Less drinking less stroke

...een one and seven drinks per week – appear to have fewer strokes than either abstainers or heavier drinkers who consume more than 15 drinks per week, according to US researchers. Dr Kenneth Mukamal and colleagues at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston found that moderate alcohol consumption amo...

Coronary heart disease bids Adieu

...rojected that there would be approximately 310,000 fewer deaths and lower CHD-related costs over 10 years, compared with consuming folic-acid-fortified grains alone. Over the same 10-year period, the model also predicted that for men 45 years of age or older without CHD, folic acid and cyanocobalamin supp...

Alcohol linked to brain activity

...brain function. But light-to-moderate drinkers had fewer 'silent' strokes and white matter lesions than either abstainers or heavier drinkers. A silent stroke also affects brain function, but often goes unnoticed at the time when it actually occurs. White matter lesions are areas of scarring or injury th...

Probiotics can help

...en fed milk boosted with probiotic bacteria suffer fewer respiratory infections and require less antibiotic...biotic had less severe disease – that is, they had fewer absent days, fewer complications of colds such as middle ear infections, and required less antibioti...

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...ian market. These drugs have a better efficacy and fewer side effects than the current therapies. The osteoporosis medications market is viewed as a typical lifestyle related disease with high brand loyalty. Current lifestyle disease markets like cardiovascular and diabetes therapies are gradually getting...

Surgeons implant second artificial heart

...onsidered for the implant were critically ill with fewer than 30 days to live. The first patient, 59-year-old diabetic Robert Tools, was given the AbioCor plastic and titanium heart device on July 2. Tools has exceeded initial estimates that the heart would extend his life by about a month and was trans...

For healthy lungs

... the active form of vitamin E in the body, had 19% fewer cases of lung cancer. Karen Woodson, who led the study for the National Cancer Institute in the US, said: "These findings suggest that high levels of alpha-tocopherol, if present during the early critical stages of tumour formation, may inhibit lun...

The phenomenon of sexual attraction

...erone in their saliva increased. There were also fewer differences in perceptions about attractiveness between the men when they were under the influence of the chemical messengers. Professor Grammer said: "The most amazing thing is that the attractive women lose and what they lose the others gain. "This...

Fifth US Patient Receives Artificial Heart

...idered for the implant must be critically ill with fewer than 30 days to live. // "The operation went well and the artificial heart is performing flawlessly," Dr. Louis Samuels, director of the cardiac transplant team at MCP Hahnemann University, said in a statement. "However, despite restored strong cir...

Common contraception

...ontraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many different tissues.// Working with mice, the researchers discovered that the sperm of mice without the CatSper gene were unable to penetrate the outer covering of the egg, ca...

A new contraceptive

...ontraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many different tissues. Working with mice, the researchers discovered that the sperm of mice without the CatSper gene were unable to penetrate the outer covering of the egg, the ...

Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

...al. They were likely to be infertile if there were fewer than 12.5 million sperm per milliliter, fewer than 28 percent were moving and fewer than 8 percent were well-formed. A well-shaped sperm has an ...

Altering genes through calories

... were absent from mice that were given 44 per cent fewer calories, the team found.// To their surprise, cutting calories for only four weeks in old mice mimicked most of the genetic effects of a lifetime of calorific abstinence.Even old people may be able to benefit rapidly from switching to a calorie-res...

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