Tag: "masses" at medical news
Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate
...Animals (SPCA) is spreading this message among the masses
even a year after its formal launch. The main aim of the programme is to give hands on training to local vets. The SPCA has been provided with a fund of rupees 445/- for each dog, which includes medicine, surgery equipment, vaccinations and othe...
New Cancer Fighting Virus
...Six months after treatment, scans showed the liver masses
had nearly disappeared. The reduction in the tumor masses
was really impressive in this patient, Dr. Mescheder said. The hepatic masses
France Celebrates Summer With All-night Music Fest; NY Swings Along
...ything from buskers to amateur bands entertain the masses
in street parties, while stars take to the stage in around 18,000 free concerts, from Marseille to Metz and from Bayonne to Brest. One of France's top artists, Renaud, performed at a prison in the northern Pas-de-Calais region, one of the 150 concert...
Ultrasound Better Than Biopsy for Breast Examination
Researchers have reported that breast masses
shown on ultrasound that are diagnosed as probably...ious but may or may not be cancerous. Often, these masses
are recommended for biopsy. ACS reports that 80 percent of breast lesions biopsied are found to be b...
A Sweet Step Toward New Cancer Therapies
...breaks' approach," Hakansson said. Together, the masses
of the various fragments provide a sort of fingerprint that reveals the genetic blueprint from which the protein was built—information that helps researchers confirm the protein's identity. This works fine as long as the protein has not been modified...
Detection of Malignant Breast Tumors Made Simpler and More Effective
...istinguish between healthy tissue and questionable masses
in mammograms, Frangioni says. The new agent works by binding to micro-calcifications produced in breast cancers. Though scientists can’t explain exactly why these calcifications occur, studies show that the calcifications in malignant breast tumor...
Tuberculosis, A Challenge To The Political Will Of Governments, Says Veteran Crusader
...ight policy mix to foster //the health of the vast masses
of the disadvantaged people, says Dr.C.N.Deivanaya...m is structured, the abysmal poverty in which vast masses
are sunk across the globe, the highly unhygienic conditions in which they are forced to live, the al...
Dialysis Trust Set Up in Bangalore by End-stage Kidney Patients
...ive of the World Kidney Day is to emphasize to the masses
the importance of kidneys and to disseminate the message that kidney ailments are common and serious but certainly capable of treatment. Patients grappling with end-stage kidney disease have instituted the Dialysis Trust of Bangalore with the main ...
PET Imaging Identifies Aggressive Kidney Cancers That Require Surgery
... percent. All 9 patients with non-clear cell renal masses
were negative on the PET scan – which is highly pr...nagement strategies for clinically localized renal masses
and as an alternative to biopsy for distinguishing renal lesions.” In the study, 25 patients sche...
On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale
...e in highlighting the exploitation of the ignorant masses
under dubious circumstances. The Indian Government banned kidney trafficking and passed an Act in 1994 whereby an unrelated individual may donate, provided there is no commercial angle to the donation. Sub Clause (3) under Clause 9, Chapter II of t...
New Technique to Identify Bacteria for Food Safety
... the surface into the mass spectrometer, where the masses
of the ions are measured and the material analyzed. Such a system could alert employees in the food and health-care industries to the presence of pathogens and could provide security personnel with a new tool for screening suspicious suitcases or p...
Baba Ramdev's Claims to Cure HIV by Yoga
...e of years. The reported statement may mislead the masses
and undo the immense efforts that countless social activists, volunteers and organizations have rendered over the years to check the spread of the epidemic by promoting safe behavioural practices. National AIDS Control Organization, through its pa...
Dr. Reddy's To Invest $100 Mn In Andhra
...lood pressure. In India, our focus is to reach the masses
by making it affordable. The cost of a monthly cou... 'Polypill, a product of our mission to reach the masses
not in India but across the globe. The four-in-one drug will help thousands of people to people in t...
Dr. Reddy's To Launch 'Polypill' For Treating Heart Disease
...e trails. We hope the product will be available to masses
in the second quarter of 2007,' he told reporters at the New Zealand High Commission here. 'This is first-of-its-kind drug in the world to tackle heart problem and will open newer vistas to handle such ailments,' Reddy told IANS, adding it will cost...
WHO Alerts Governments to Step Up Action to Curb AIDS
...cal leadership must spare no effort to educate the masses
regarding the risk and prevalence of AIDS and also support projects attempting to contain the spread of the disease. As per Omi, fresh ideas like discouraging sharing of drug ingestion kits, reduction of stigmatization, testing, better marketing of c...
Shorter Post-Operative Recovery Stay After Tonsillectomy for Kids Safe, Cost-Efficient
...on times,' Shapiro said. Tonsils are oval-shaped masses
of lymphatic tissue located at the back of the throat that aid the body in fighting infections. However, they may become enlarged to the point of causing childhood breathing trouble, manifested most commonly as snoring, sleep problems and obstructive...
Tobacco Smugglers are Helping Terrorists: WHO
... concerted effort from both the government and the masses
that can help the cause." While appreciating the Indian government's decision to ban tobacco-related advertisements, Bettcher said the health warning should be displayed over at least 30 percent of the cigarette packet. Hiking taxes and thus pri...
Cured Leprosy Patients to Fight Social Stigma
...one place to another to create awareness among the masses
about the disease and how the affected can lead a normal life," said B.B. Singh, a leprosy officer. The 'Lok Doots' cite their own examples to show how they are back to normal life and are staying with their families after being cured of the disea...
Diabetes mela draws Thousands
...rday. The three day program is aimed at making the masses
aware about diabetes and its// complications. It has been estimated that nearly two million people suffer from diabetes in Delhi and adjoining areas, and therefore a huge attendance was expected on Sunday. The Delhi Diabetes Research Centre organi...
More Kidney Cancer Is Detected and Treated Early, Yet Death Rate Rises
...he absolute number of patients with larger, lethal masses
has not decreased. And it is these larger, lethal masses
that seem to mainly affect mortality,” Hollingsworth says. The researchers say the data also sugge...
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