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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...FDA) Nanotechnology Task Force is an important and positive step forward in the agency’s effort to tackle the new scientific and regulatory challenges posed by nanotechnology. The Task Force is clear and candid in acknowledging the pervasive potential of nanotechnology to affect virtually every product cate...

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

...(SCHIP). Protecting access to Medicare by funding positive physician payment updates in 2008 and 2009 instead of allowing devastating cuts to go into effect. The bill also seeks to improve physician spending targets by eliminating drugs from the targets, ensuring the new coverage decisions are incorporated, ...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...re than two years after their therapy began. The positive results of the study were so encouraging that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed the researchers to skip Phase II and move directly to a Phase III clinical trial of the therapy, which will test the treatment in a larger group of patien...

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

...ll for a moratorium on football matches. There are positive choices for people to make. If we get this right, in 10 to 15 years time every product will be a green product. 'Live Earth is a big step in the right direction.' Howard added. 'Arnold Schwarzenegger put it well when he said in Washington DC: "We n...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...ase. Shuk Yadav a villager whose grandson tested positive blamed the village youths, who migrated to bigger cities in search of work and brought back the "city" disease to their homes. "Many people from the village go to other cities in search of employment and return with the disease. We try to figure ...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...ting data to 26 per cent in 2004. This is a very positive development, said Prof Nyboe Andersen. This means that patients are not having to go undergo repeated cycles of ovarian stimulation because enough eggs are being collected from the first cycle to freeze for use at a later date if the first cycle usin...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

... physicians and patients to understand that this a positive event because it means there is likely to be a better clinical outcome," said the lead author, Bret Wacker, MS Director of Biostatistics at OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "Further studies are needed to both identify patients most likely to develop rash...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

...uite 'positive' at the moment. "He is being very positive at the moment and concentrating on teaching and being with his family. While he is having the treatment he has chosen to stay out of the public eye but he has still been working. He is giving lessons and he is concentrating on his health," Robinson s...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...acefully, she said. This discovery could also have positive implications for reconstructive plastic surgery procedures performed on the face and breasts. Stress + comfort foods = excess weight gainAs part of the study, Zukowska and her team examined the effect of several forms of chronic stress that mice in...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...bout fruits and vegetables. They really had a more positive attitude toward fruits and vegetables," said Dr. Mike Prelip, a UCLA researcher who headed the evaluation team. This spring the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced plans to spend $500 million over the next five years to reverse the trend of c...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

...ssues common to screening tests is that of 'false' positive results. By developing a reliable confirmatory test, such as this one, the impact of these false positives can be minimised," he added....

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...ber last year, in which Akhtar and Asif were found positive of taking Norandrosterone, a metabolite of nandralone....

Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result

The Australian drug delivery company, announced positive results from its Phase 1 clinical studies using two unique contraceptive skin sprays, each containing a progestin and an estrogen . The first study was a Phase I, pharmacokinetic study, investigating the delivery of a formulation combining Nestoron...

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...baum Distinguished University Chair. These falsely positive results could lead to unnecessary procedures for n...iography have been proven to have comparable false positive results for different reasons. Pure PET or PET-CT done properly are the best non-invasive tests f...

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

...ne whether lifestyle advice from pharmacists has a positive impact on participants' glycaemic control. Educating pharmacists to help people manage their diabetes may be one way to reduce the burden of Type 2 Diabetes on our health care system, Mr Brand said. Type 2 Diabetes sufferer Ms Deborah Lennon said...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...heart failure, recent illness or vaccination, or a positive stress test were excluded. The physical fitness of subjects was assessed through a battery of tests that measured such variables as fatigue, blood pressure, oxygen intake and carbon dioxide elimination and heart-rate recovery in conjunction with ex...

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

...py improves survival in women with operable HER-2 positive breast cancer. At the ESMO Conference Lugano, Is...andard choice for the treatment of women with HER2 positive early stage disease, especially those with limited cardiovascular comorbidities, Dahabreh said. Th...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...common to various screening tests is that of false positive results. By developing a reliable confirmatory test, such as this one, the impact of these false positives can be minimised. However, the ethical dilemma remains over screening and testing for a disease for which there is no cure. A total of 161 p...

Awareness About Condoms Among Pakistani Punjabis is Very Low

... mother, and that the virus by the wounds of a HIV positive person could infect one. Quoting Akbar Babar, Team Leader of the survey, the Daily Times reported that contrary to the general perception, 75 percents of the respondents thought that extra marital sex was prevalent in society, and 62 percent of h...

Imaginary Friends are Good for Kids

...r a new study has found that such a pal can have a positive effect on children. Karen Majors, an educational psychologist at the Institute of Education in London also insists that imaginary friends are not a sign that your kid is having trouble with mixing with others of his or her age group, but a sign tha...

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