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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... trial in the summer of 2006, describing it as the largest placebo-controlled study ever to be undertaken of an investigational medicine in patients with Alzheimer’s. Patients will use r-flurbiprofen (known now as Flurizan) for 18 months. Dr. Golde, who is not involved in this trial, suspects that r-flurbi...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...physicians and medical student members, ACP is the largest medical specialty society in the United States. David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president of ACP, sent letters to Representatives Charles Rangel, chair, and Fortney H. “Pete” Stark, chair of the Health Subcommittee, Committee on Ways and Means. The letter...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...audience of 2 billion people, making it one of the largest global events in history. The umbrella organization for the event is a new global movement under the name Save Our Selves (SOS). It will begin at 1.10am British Summer Time in Sydney, Australia, then roll around the globe with concerts in Tokyo, Jo...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...nk warned that the disease would become the single largest cause of death in the world's second most populous country, unless there was a change in policy and progress made on prevention. The UN has warned that nations are faced with a disaster, the devastating effects of which go much beyond our imagina...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

A S$25 million research project, described as the largest ever in Singapore, will focus on gastric or stomach cancer, it has been announced. In Singapore, gastric cancer (or stomach cancer) is the 4th most common cancer among men and 6th among women, says the Singapore Cancer Society. It occurs most fr...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...ted States and other developed nations. IGE, the largest online seller of virtual goods in the United States, has set up an office in Shanghai to collect virtual currency and assets from more than 1,000 Chinese suppliers and sell them to American players at fat prices. On the website of another American ...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...ts, and only a handful have the knowledge that the largest warship in the world has a 53-bedded hospital ward and a three-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU). It acts as the hospital ship for not just USS Nimitz with a 5,000 odd crew, but the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, that includes half-a-dozen ``destroyers...

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...o hear the case. Authorities in Kano, Nigeria's largest state, are seeking 2.75 billion dollars from Pfizer in compensation for the victims of the drug test which took place 11 years ago. "This court has no jurisdiction to entertain this case ... I want this court to strike out this case", Pfizer's lawy...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...near the Canada-United States border. They are the largest group of fresh water lakes on Earth. A report released by Environmental Defense shows that levels of toxic chemicals in the lakes are alarmingly high. The report, Up to the Gills: Pollution in Great Lakes Fish, analyzed the fish advisories publ...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...ing centers in the United States and was the third largest enroller in the world. Nationally, Kaiser Permanente is the second largest provider of HIV care, caring for more than 17,000 HIV infected patients. More than one million Ameri...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...s," he says. "North America is one of the worlds largest coal-reserve regions. Its petroleum is declining, but coal is still the largest resource. If the United States is to become independent from foreign sources of petroleum, it has to...

The Hospital Superbugs

... awarded over 1.6m pounds for one of the country's largest studies into C.difficile (C. diff). The work funded by the Medical Research Council, follows a scientific breakthrough by CHAI microbiologists that is set to revolutionise the genetic analysis of Clostridium difficile and its close relatives. Un...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

... other populations, but point out that this is the largest such study to have ever been undertaken, and the first time routine data in a UK general practice population have been used in this way. Study leader, Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox said QRISK is derived from primary care data for use in primary car...

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

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the US' largest HIV/AIDS healthcare, prevention and education provider, which operates free AIDS treatment clinics in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean and Asia, today lauded the government of Brazil for successfully negotiating a price cut of 30% on Abbott L...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

... other populations, but point out that this is the largest such study to have ever been undertaken, and the first time routine data in a UK general practice population have been used in this way. Study leader, Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox, of The University of Nottingham, said: QRISK is derived from primary...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...lished in the July issue of PLoS Pathogens, is the largest population-based investigation of how natural variations in HLA class 1 can influence HIV genetic sequence, as well as the first characterization of changes in multiple HIV genes in response to HLA-associated evolutionary pressure. Researchers succ...

Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries

...) is a private, not-for-profit hospital and is the largest teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University....

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...ered by Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya, is the second largest freshwater lake in the world in surface area. It is located in the same region as Africas Great Rift Valley System, an area of tectonic rifting and ancient volcanic activity, which is considered to be the cradle of human evolution. The lake itse...

Armani to Launch First Spa in Tokyo

... to lure customers in Japan, already the company's largest market. The 6,000 square-meter (65,000 square-foot) complex opening on November 8 will include a spa as well as a restaurant to "offer a complete lifestyle," the group said in a statement. Armani's first spa will take inspiration from "ancient Ro...

Kaposi Sarcoma Arise from Multiple Cells

...itut Pasteur in Paris and colleagues performed the largest study to date on the origins of advanced Kaposi sarcoma. Biopsies from 98 Kaposi sarcoma patients were analyzed using molecular diagnostic techniques to compare the viral DNA of the tumors, which often contain human herpesvirus 8. The researchers fo...

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