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

... be. Abbott has been the pharmaceutical industry's poster child for bad behavior of late -- they've blacklisted Thailand from any of its new drugs, sued the advocacy group, ACT Up Paris, and run rampant over a number of other recent drug access issues put forth by a number of advocacy groups. A 76% reductio...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

...atic to the liver at the meeting. Dr. Mescheders poster presentation described the case of a patient whose cancer had spread to 10 different places around the liver and four in the lungs. He was given the virus treatment in four weekly infusions direct into blood stream, followed by two cycles of approved...

Hormone Inhibitor in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Two poster presentations at the ESMO Conference Lugano this week show that the drug, called abiraterone, reduced levels of prostate specific antigen, a marker of cancer activity, and shrank tumors in patients in whom hormone therapy had stopped working and als...

Chandigarh Set to Be No-smoking Zone from July 15

.... "The Chandigarh Administration will be using a poster with a Bamboo plant where I have tried to show that what is the use of an ash tray the moment you stop smoking. I suggested that instead of using an ash tray for flicking off ash, use it for plantation," he said. But a few vendors believe the ban w...

Travolta Maybe Reluctant to Publicaly Discuss About Sons Autism

...ine with me if Travolta doesn't want to become the poster child for autistic parents, but every time the parent of an autistic child hears about someone else who is in this fight, it makes them feel better. He could do so much good for autism awareness if he would just come forward,' the editor added. Tra...

Shrinking of Mt. Kilimanjaros Ice Cap Not Due to Global Warming: Study

... is inconclusive. As such, using the mountain as a poster child for climate change is inaccurate, they say. According to Mote, in the tropics particularly on Mt. Kilimanjaro processes very different from those that have diminished glacial ice in temperate regions closer to the poles are at work. The i...

Brazil Spider Offers Hope for Those Suffering from Erectile Dysfunction

...e dysfunction.” The research was presented at a poster session of the American Physiological Society (APS) annual meeting at Washington. A recent, nationally representative study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that about 18 million men in the United States suffer from erectile dysf...

Chronically Ill Prisoners Face Great Healthcare Problems

...t in the survey were volunteers who responded to a poster campaign. Prison staff excluded any prisoners whose participation posed a risk to the physical or mental health of the prisoner or the research team and the researchers – Louise Condon and Francesca Harris - then chose ten prisoners at random from ea...

US Psychiatrist Suspended from Practicing Medicine for Involvement in Doping Scam

...nist, had said, 'It is said that I have become the poster child for the wrongdoing in Olympic as well as professional sports. Ironically, I find myself as someone qualified to help solve this problem plaguing sports, precisely because I've been a major contributor to the controversy.' Conte admitted one c...

Loans for Cosmetic Surgery in Lebanon

...about the loan since it was launched with a TV and poster campaign last week. 'We like to look our best... There are people who see this loan as their life raft,' a bank official said.The most popular procedures are nose jobs - which cost a fraction of what most people pay in Europe or the US - followed b...

Women’s Health Takes the Spotlight in Ma

...s. The meeting agenda and a call for abstracts for poster presentations can be found on their Web site, www.ossdweb.org. This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground level of reporting on research into health differences between the sexes. Source-Newswis SRM...

Scientists Develop a Harmless Multi-Tasking Reovirus

...fter the virus no longer remains in the body. That poster was presented at the European National Societies of Immunology Meeting in Paris. Interestingly, another study conducted in 2006 at the Mayo Clinic suggested that momentarily suppressing the immune system allows the virus to continue replicating, le...

Poverty Fuels HIV In Poor Indian States

...an at a railway platform, waiting for a train. The poster reads "I know about AIDS so I will stay true when I leave home for a different place." <BR...

Positive Animal Study on MYO-VAD, Promise for Treatment of Heart Failure

...ure.” The results were presented in a scientific poster at the Cleveland Clinic Kaufman Center for Heart Failure and The American Association for Thoracic Surgery’s Conference: "21st Century Treatment of Heart Failure: Synchronizing Surgical and Medical Therapies for Better Outcomes" in Cleveland, Ohio. ...

Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans Just as Effective as Sports Drinks

...ine Program. The study results were reported as a poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Southwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine in San Diego last month. Cyclists and triathletes in the study completed a series of four, 10-kilometer time trials while ingesting three differe...

Commemoration of World AIDS Day

... stop AIDS. The kit includes ADRA's World AIDS Day poster and program guides, complete with sermon/presentation outlines, activity ideas, stories, facts, and a separate discussion and activity guide for youth. ADRA's Web site (www.adra.org) also gives a selection of exclusive online resources, including f...

National Cancer Awareness Day observed

...Control Programme that started in 1984 organised a poster exhibition and a public lecture. The PGI Director, Dr. K.K. Talwar, said, "The endeavour should be to educate the public about the early detection and prevention of cancer." Dean Dr V. Sakhuja emphasized the key factors that caused different typ...

Cure of Cancer Requires Early detection

...day as National Cancer Awareness Day, organizing a poster exhibition as well as a public lecture. The PGI Director, Dr. K.K. Talwar, stated that this program was an attempt to educate the public about the early detection and prevention of cancer. He said, "Prevention is ideal but early detection is most i...

New version of Good Medical Practice

...eral Medical Council. The council has launched a poster campaign to increase awareness of the standard of behaviour of the doctor with the patients. Doctors who critically or often fail to meet the standards given in the modified version of Good Medical Practice guide are at risk of being struck off the r...

Kids Help Other Kids to Protect Their Hearing from Personal Music Devices

...ection at a loud concert. Annalissa will present a poster on her research at the conference, and discuss educational strategies for changing her peers' attitudes and behavior. Noise-induced hearing loss is clearly a risk to youth, but why do so many students—and their parents—do so little to prevent it? ...

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