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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...ents is small, the IU Simon Cancer Center treats a majority of them. As a leader in this treatment, the researchers were able to collect the necessary data for the NEJM retrospective. For the patients each year who are treated with this therapy, there is renewed hope. “This is new medicine and it tells pati...

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

...cer patients, who might be expected to make up the majority of those wishing to preserve their fertility using this method," Holzer added. Holzer suggested that healthy women can actually resort to this procedure to preserve their fertility as they near middle age. "Women in their mid-30s with no partner ...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...decreased ability to get and keep an erection. The majority of men with ED have moderate ED. For the first four weeks of the study, the subjects were assigned to drink either 8 oz. of POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice or 8 oz. of placebo beverage daily with their evening meal or shortly after. After a two-we...

Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

...s been enhanced, the makers claim, by the fact the majority of the nine malts used are from distilleries which have since shut down. None of the bottles are on sale to the public: the Gleneagles hotel has one, and another is behind the bar of Fifty, a members-only club in London. Like some historic trophy,...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...ho had a mild rash or none at all. In fact, in the majority of cases, the more severe the rash, the longer a p...va-treated group, 81 percent developed a rash, the majority of which was grade 2 (The study graded rashes from 1, relatively mild, to 4, severe). The researc...

Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation

...that they are using Western medicines but the vast majority will not discuss their alternative therapies with a doctor or other healthcare professional," she said. Chang, who has surveyed more than 300 diabetics in Taiwan, also observed that people feared that doctors would not be interested in discussing ...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...: some give rise to a loss-of-function whereas the majority of mutations result in a gain-of-function. In the first of these two studies, Dennis Roop, Carlos Caulin, and colleagues from Baylor College of Medicine, set out to determine whether gain-of-function or loss-of-function mutations in p53 are more cr...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

... are able to avoid unsatisfactory decisions as the majority decision of the PCB Appeals Committee in this case, a WADA spokesman told a foreign news agency. The criticism comes days after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled that it did not have the jurisdiction to deal with the steroids case of P...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...tive value. But it is interesting to note that the majority of the foods being marketed as functional are plant based. There is overwhelming evidence from epidemiological and clinical trials to show that a plant-based diet can reduce the risk of chronic disease, particularly cancer, but this does not mean t...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

... extent than it did for males (46% vs. 29%). The majority of overdoses were intentional (85%), with the remainder made up of 13% accidental cases and 2% homicides or of unclear intent. Accidental overdoses fell between 1995 and 2002, but then began to rise again. Over 100 products are available over the c...

Liver Cancer More Prevalent in Males

... viruses, or alcoholic liver disease makes up the majority of liver cancers in humans. Overall, men are three to five times more likely to develop HCC than women; however, in individuals who are under 50, HCC is seen seven to 10 times more frequently in men. A similar or even more pronounced gender dispar...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

... had children with several different women and the majority of his female offspring developed breast cancer. Martin Ledwick, a cancer information nurse at Cancer Research UK, says that cancers where mutations of the genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 play a role are around five per cent of the 41,000 cases diagnosed eac...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

...y suggests a new treatment pathway . In the vast majority of Parkinsons disease (PD) patients, the disorder arises not because of a genetic defect, but because some external insult triggers the death of dopamine-producing neurons. In both mice and human patients, the researchers have found evidence that n...

Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries

...njuries was those in the 5-12 year range. The vast majority of the injuries were to the extremities, representing 71 percent of all injuries. Michael Mello, MD, MPH, an emergency medicine physician and director of the Injury Prevention Center at Rhode Island Hospital, who worked with Linakis on the study sa...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...onventional thinking on equine weight matters. The majority of horses examined in the study were fed primarily...are the same types of pastures. In addition, the majority of the horses studied were under-exercised. They were left on pastures to eat, but did not have an a...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...onservation over more production, and that a large majority also favors tightening emissions standards. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a Republican, also called for an "Apollo program" and said reducing foreign dependence on oil was intrinsically tied to national security. ...

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

...s close to its optimal capacity," she said. The majority of adolescents in the study were white, one third was overweight, and 72 percent did not consume multivitamins. Also, nearly 25 percent reported smoking on a daily basis. Researchers also found that at least one third of the students' diets were b...

Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates

...reflecting the perceived care for the overwhelming majority of admissions for more common diagnoses, which in turn have a more substantial impact on overall hospital outcomes, they continue. The U.S. News & World Report ranking, which includes many of the nations most prestigious hospitals, did identify a ...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

... childhood, as well as during the past year. The majority of adolescents in the study were white, one third was overweight, and 72% did not consume multivitamins. Also, nearly 25% reported smoking on a daily basis. Researchers also found that at least one third of the students diets were below the recommend...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

... a raft of criteria for their children. The vast majority of advertisements in the Beijing park are for women nearing or just passing 30 years old, many of whom have good qualifications and well-paid jobs -- definite hurdles in finding potential husbands. -- Parents come in secret to find their children a...

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