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Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...nd could recognize its symptoms (such as headache, plus 2 or more of the following: fatigue, dizziness, nausea, insomnia). 72 percent knew that descent was the primary mode of treatment. However, a fundamental mode of treatment, oxygen, was known to less than 10 percent of travellers. 47 percent of thos...

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

...lieve the technique will offer new hope to the 300 plus people on the liver transplant waiting list at any one time. More than 600 patients have liver transplants in Britain every year with organs from dead donors. But the number of donors is far exceeded by the number of patients waiting for a transpla...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

... and dirt for more than 75 years. The permafrost plus the womans ample fat stores kept the virus in her lungs so well preserved that when a team of scientists exhumed her body in the late 1990s, they could recover enough viral RNA to sequence the 1918 strain in its entirety. This remarkable good fortune...

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

... given adjuvant chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy plus trastuzumab, after breast surgery. Up to a quarter of all breast cancers express large amounts of the HER2 protein or carry multiple copies of the HER2 gene. Those cancers tend to be associated with aggressive disease, a higher likelihood of recurr...

Top China Official Pessimistic on Fixing Food Safety Woes

..., difficulties expected in upgrading such systems, plus the growing scale of the problem, will pose severe challenges, said Sun Xianze, head of the administration's food safety coordination department. 'China is in a time of serious food safety risks and our task of fixing this is extremely arduous. Des...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

... market. He imposed a civil penalty of $55,000, plus $5000 towards the ACCC's legal expenses, on both Dr Knight and Dr Ross. Dr Jurisevic said he was considering a civil action for loss of income, estimated at more than $2 million. The full-time thoracic surgeon is also an Australian Army reservist...

Study Confirms Benefits of Chemo, Trastuzumab Combo to Battle Breast Cancer

... given adjuvant chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy plus trastuzumab, after breast surgery. Up to a quarter of all breast cancers express large amounts of the HER2 protein or carry multiple copies of the HER2 gene. Those cancers tend to be associated with aggressive disease, a higher likelihood of recurr...

AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

...the two study arms: those who received a diaphragm plus lubricant along with male condoms for their partne...it against HIV infection from adding the diaphragm plus lubricant in the intervention arm, said the trials lead investigator, Nancy Padian, PhD, director of...

Circassia Announces Acquisition of Organ Transplant Anti-Rejection Technology

...rmingham in the UK for an undisclosed upfront sum, plus future milestone payments and royalties on product sales. Scientifically, the ToleroTrans approach mirrors that of Circassia's existing anti-allergy technology, by utilising T-cell epitopes to down-regulate patients' unwanted immune responses. "The...

Sexual Abuse Payout Re-opens Old Wounds

...torneys will get 40% of what their clients receive plus reimbursement for expenses such as deposition costs and fees from expert witnesses such as psychiatrists who evaluate a victim's story. Overall, it will amount to hundreds of millions of dollars. In 2003, when lawyers learned the cases would go to...

Breast Cancer Risk is not Reduced by a Diet Rich in Fruit and Vegetables

... promoted daily targets of five vegetable servings plus 16 oz. of vegetable juice; three fruit servings; 30 grams of fiber; and 15 percent to 20 percent of energy intake from fat. The comparison group (n = 1,551) was provided with print materials describing the '5-A-Day' dietary guidelines. From comp...

Men Could Overcome Erectile Dysfunction Through Group Psychotherapy

...een given psychotherapy, medication, psychotherapy plus medication or vacuum devices. A further 59 were in non-treatment control groups. We found that 95% of men in the psychosocial therapy group benefited from the treatment, while there was no change in over the same period of time in the controls, say...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...yees working in 46 wholly owned offices worldwide, plus the additional resources of more than 50 affiliates. Apparently Merck is hoping that most, if not all the states in the US, will mandate a vaccine against HPV as a pre-requisite for school attendance. And beat rival to it, before GlaxoSmithKline ...

Food Cravings are Linked to Weight Managenemt

...study participants were foods that have high sugar plus fat, such as chocolate, and salty snacks, such as chips and French fries. The craved foods do have carbohydrate, but they also have fat, and some protein, too. The most identifiable thing about the foods people crave is that they are highly dense i...

New Study Challenges NICE Guidelines on Adolescent Depression

...ent trial in 2006 found no advantage of sertraline plus cognitive behaviour therapy over monotherapy. A third trial published in 2005 also found that the addition of cognitive behaviour therapy to SSRIs had no significant effect on symptoms of depression. The results of the BMJ trial suggest a further t...

Weight Management Achieved by Controlling and Not Suppressing Food Cravings

...study participants were foods that have high sugar plus fat, such as chocolate, and salty snacks, such as chips and French fries. The craved foods do have carbohydrate, but they also have fat, and some protein, too. The most identifiable thing about the foods people crave is that they are highly dense ...

Drink and Drugs 'fuel British Sexual Health Crisis'

... people having parents who were ambitious for them plus a confindante as well as achievement at school were all helpful. Professor Mark Bellis, head of the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, said in the report that drugs and alcohol were "fuel for a sexual health crisis" but add...

Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens

...es. In 2003, an unprecedented national heat wave plus an air conditioning breakdown in the temporary hall housing most of the "new world" producers left temperatures in which tasting wine, or doing business, became practically impossible. This year, all those who suffered in 2003 were offered 20 percent...

WAG Wedding Extravaganza for England Footballers

...er United players Michael Carrick and Gary Neville plus Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard all plumped for a traditional Saturday afternoon kick-off -- reportedly creating chaos in WAG world. The nuptials have provided a boon for Britain's press, with tabloids and broadsheets alike covering who wore what, ...

Bone Health Protection by Dietary Calcium

...y products and other foods; and a third, the "diet plus supplement group," consisted of those whose calciu...about 1,030 milligrams per day. Women in the "diet plus supplement group" tended to have the highest bone mineral density as well as the highest calcium int...

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