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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...ad author of the study. “The bar is steadily being raised and more patients are being saved.” “This review confirms that high-dose chemotherapy combined with a stem cell transplant can provide a cure for a group of patients with relapsed testicular cancer,” said Rafat Abonour, M.D., associate professor of ...

Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

...e. They suggested the melting of nearby glaciers raised the lake's level to the point where the increased water pressure caused part of a glacier acting as a dam to give way. Water in the lake flowed out of the breach, into a nearby fiord and then to the sea, said Andres Rivera, a glaciologist with Chi...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...reap its health benefits. Forty-four people with raised blood pressure were put into two groups. One ate six grams of dark chocolate daily, the other the same amount of white chocolate. "The dark chocolate reduced the systolic blood pressure, the top reading of the blood pressure, by 2.9 units, and the ...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

....70 dollars. Having your World of Warcraft level raised from level one to 70, the highest, costs 450 dollars -- more than an average worker in Beijing can earn in a month. With an estimated online gaming population of more than 30 million last year and growing, there is no shortage of Chinese who are wi...

France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak

...rnier said the threat level from bird flu would be raised from "moderate" to "high" following the results of the tests. "The national laboratory of the French agency for animal health has confirmed the presence of the H5N1 highly pathogenic virus on the three swans found dead in a pond near the town of As...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...y. Medical experts in the United States recently raised concerns, calling for young adults to get urgent treatment to help them manage the problem. After this Dozens of young women have contacted a phone-in on BBC Radio 1 to report that they skipped injections because they felt under pressure to lose weig...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...g problem-solving discussions, not considering who raised the topic. Associate Professor of Psychology David Vogel and Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Megan Murphy led the research. "The study at least suggests that the marriage is a place where women can exert some power. W...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

...and Children's Hospital, Adelaide in Australia has raised serious questions on the risks both the patients and the staff there are exposed to every day. Titled The Case for Change, it reveals a litany of problems with ageing facilities in two of the hospital's oldest buildings and it describes infection ...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

... fertility is 2.1 babies per woman. And that has raised the hackles of academics like Otago University emeritus professor Dr Jim Flynn and a world-ranked expert on intelligence. He has solemnly warned that unless the authorities acted in time to prevent the less desirable births, the country ran the ris...

Top China Official Pessimistic on Fixing Food Safety Woes

...eat response to a spate of health scares that have raised worldwide alarm and scrutiny over the quality of China's exports. Officials have vigorously defended Chinese inspection systems. But Sun acknowledged deficiencies in those systems that he said would only become more apparent. 'With the deepenin...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...women like herself, and that awareness needs to be raised about breast cancer, particularly in the black community. Regular breast checks, screening and, in cases like hers, preventative mastectomies should all be considered, she says. A study by Breast Cancer Care found that out of 1,633 women surveyed, ...

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

...nent eruption, according to officials. Officials raised the alert to the highest level on Tuesday after the volcano, located in the eastern province of North Maluku, started spitting out flaming material, indicating magma was approaching the craters surface making an eruption more likely, Saut Simatupang ...

China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety

...in the country's product-safety systems which have raised alarm both in China and overseas. The new regulations call for a panel of experts to approve new drugs, more transparent drug approval procedures, greater inspections of pharmaceutical factories and bigger fines for companies that flout the law, th...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

...romoting Xyrem on Jazzs behalf. The indictment has raised questions about free-speech issues and the governments right to regulate the practice of medicine. Dr. Gleason is fighting the charges. A trial has not been set yet. The investigation began after Shelley Lauterbach, a former saleswoman for Orpha...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

... cleared for use in New Zealand . This warning has raised fresh concern regarding the safety of baby food in the country. The NZFSA raised concern that the food has a laxative-type ingredient in the baby formula. Four Nutricia Karicare Go...

Flavonoids In Orange Juice Make It A Healthy Drink, Despite The Sugar

...cipants in the glucosegroup," said Dandona. "This raised the question of what in the juicewas responsible for suppressing ROS generation: flavonoids and vitaminC or fructose?" An additional round of test on the samples showed that neither fructose nor vitamin C suppressed the oxygen free radicals. Howev...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...ry to remove the infected lung tissue . Speaker raised an international health scare when he traveled around with the infection. Tb is a highly contagious disease. Andrew Speaker was diagnosed in May with extensively drug resistant TB, based on an analysis of a sample taken in March by the U.S. Centers f...

Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients

...ed more than 4,000 patients and showed evidence of raised cardiovascular risk, as well as increased numbers of broken bones in women. Existing treatment strategies concentrating on lowering of blood sugar alone are not sufficient due to the complex nature of the diabetic condition, Richter said. The use o...

Thousands Gather in Sydney for HIV Conference

...t died in December 2002 but was saved when friends raised money to buy her generic drugs. She believes the fact that she was living in the capital Port Moresby, rather than a remote province where medication would not have been available, saved her life. "If I was in other areas I would have died," she to...

FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis

...ble to all and the bed to thousand ratio has to be raised to five beds by 2012, from the current level of 1.3. The study also shows that even though 72.2 per cent of India's population lives in the rural areas, 80 per cent of doctors, 75 per cent dispensaries and 60 per cent of hospitals are in the urban ...

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