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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...ill in its preliminary stages and had not yet been proven in cancer patients, the biggest potential beneficiaries. Women who face chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer may not have time to undergo ovarian stimulation so that their oocytes can be harvested and stored. Their only other option for preser...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...lling to use complementary therapies that were not proven to improve fertility. Many women use complementary or alternative therapies (CATs) to resolve fertility problems, even though there is little evidence that they are effective. However, it is not clear whether people use these to reduce stress or to...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

... used in combination with a second newer agent has proven to be effective in fighting drug-resistant HIV, according to a Lancet article to be published in its July 7th special HIV/AIDS issue. The multinational phase III clinical trial, which involved 18 nations and more than 30 centers in the United Stat...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...ed by two German chemists in the 1920s is already proven to be successful, both scientifically and commercially. "Its been used in South Africa for several decades," Andrews says....

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...clear cardiac imaging and CT angiography 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 for early coronary heart disease or for assessing its severity but have to be done correctly with attention to techni...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...is less invasive than open-heart surgery the only proven method for curing many patients and in the long run more cost-effective than drugs, which generally offer temporary relief. Thousands of patients worldwide are estimated to have had the procedure done since 2000. Besides unlike drugs, which at be...

First Genetically Engineered Maize Resistant to Maize Streak Virus Produced in S. Africa

...ing the plant. The transgenic maize variety has proven consistently resistant to MSV and the trait can be reliably passed on to the next generation and in crosses to other varieties, they opined. Field trials are scheduled to begin soon, not only to test the effectiveness of the technology in the fiel...

Clinically Proven Probiotic Supplement Now Available to Pharmacists

...ntis 35624), a natural probiotic strain clinically proven to help restore the balance of healthy bacteria in the digestive system. Probiotics are beneficial or healthy bacteria, which can help strengthen the body's natural defenses and help restore the appropriate balance of healthy bacteria. Common factor...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...netic discovery in Israel through MECC has already proven highly informative. Senior author Gad Rennert M.D., Ph.D., of the Carmel Medical Center and the B. Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at Technion in Haifa, Israel, says The study of populations in Israel has been shown to be exceptionally fruitful in cont...

Polyclinics Could Threaten NHS Services, Warns BMA

... healthcare when there is already a successful and proven system of general practice which is highly-rated and trusted by patients. There will be services that should remain concentrated at local hospitals to make the best use of expensive resources and allow for round-the-clock care. If this latest re...

Screening for Behavioral Health

...ing, when combined with appropriate treatment, has proven to help patients. There is a growing emphasis on the role of primary care doctors in addressing behavioral health problems, and screening for mental health issues and substance abuse is one important strategy that physicians can use to identify pro...

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

...V Prevention Working Group urging that funding for proven prevention programming double over the next three years, leading to billions of dollars in spending, we show that this additional funding could not only increase capacity but potentially also increase efficiency by lowering unit costs of prevention s...

Larger HIV Prevention Programs in India are Cheaper, Increase Efficiency

...V Prevention Working Group urging that funding for proven prevention programming double over the next three years, leading to billions of dollars in spending, we show that this additional funding could not only increase capacity but potentially also increase efficiency by lowering unit costs of prevention s...

Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

... is simple, cost effective, and, most importantly, proven to reduce groin injury. Dr. Gerhardt attributes the success of the prevention program to the multidisciplinary efforts of several expert therapists, trainers, and physicians....

AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

...HIV prevention strategies. Condoms remain the only proven barrier method for HIV prevention, said Padian. All participants in the trial received a comprehensive package of safer-sex and family planning counseling, free male condoms, diagnosis and treatment of curable sexually transmitted infections, and f...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...ent and optimistic that the Topaz solution will be proven safe and effective in subsequent trials, and will eventually help alleviate the frustration, inconvenience and social stigma associated with head lice." Topaz Pharmaceuticals LLC is a start-up company, which initially benefited from support provide...

Researchers Find New Target for Anti-cancer Drugs

... date, efforts at blocking or turning off ras have proven ineffective. Pancreatic cancer has been shown to h...be susceptible to drugs, and if these findings are proven true in human trials, we could have a new way of treating ras-dependent cancers, Counter added. Th...

Apples and Lentils Could Help You to Shed Off Those Extra Pounds!

... The low glycemic index diet is satisfying and has proven benefits". "Compared to other diets, the low GI diet is more satisfying - people are less inclined to feel hungry. One advantage of this type of diet is that it is more likely to be maintained than other strict diets on which people feel hungry," El...

Mens Sexual Prowess Not Affected by Prostate Cancer Drug

Men worried about taking finasteride, a drug proven effective in preventing prostate cancer, just because it might effect their performance in the bedroom, can now put their fears to rest, thanks to a new study. The study, by researchers from the Southwest Oncology Group, found that though the dru...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...pport, the authors note. While there remains few proven treatments for NSSI, understanding the specific motivations behind an adolescents behaviour namely to influence the behaviours of others, as well as to manage their own internal emotions as our study shows - allows for the development of an individu...

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