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Taiwan Researchers Claim Cancer Therapy Alternative

...management in the future. "They could signal a new ray of hope to cancer patients because such drugs could not only extend their survival time but also improve their life quality while battling with cancer," she said. The study's results have been published in an online early edition report of the US' ...

Ray of Hope for Women on Motherhood Day

..., says even the slow decline in numbers provides a ray of hope. "If you compare the Sample Registration Survey (SRS) data conducted in 1998, the maternal mortality ratio was 407. By 2006, the number had come down to 301. Now the government aims to bring it down to 100 by the year 2012. "While the de...

Let Blind Eyes Be Opened - Stem Cell Therapy and Aniridia

British scientists offer a ray of hope to persons suffering from aniridia - a rare defect of being born with no iris.// Around 1,000 people in the UK alone, suffer from this rare genetic disorder, aniridia, which means they are born without the stem cells that can rejuvenate ti...

Kalaazar sweeping through Bihar, 93 dead

...ow but it has been on the rise since 2003. A new ray of hope to check the spread of kalaazar has come out with the Institute for OneWorld Health, a non-profit pharmaceutical company, announcing an affordable treatment for the disease. Kalaazar - medically known as Visceral Leishmaniasis - is the seco...

Ovarian cancer prevented by exposure to sunlight

... that lower ozone levels and increased ultraviolet ray exposure were associated with lower rates of ovarian cancer. Researchers, however, caution that these findings may be widely affected by other factors like genetics or choices of lifestyle and contraceptive choices. They have also warned women not ...

Anti-Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise in Pulmonary Hypertension

...ng that can stop or reverse the process. This is a ray of hope.' Pulmonary hypertension and cancer share certain features. Both diseases involve abnormal cellular growth. These abnormal cells – in the case of pulmonary hypertension, those that line the blood vessels leading to the lungs – release signa...

A Woman's Sporting Ability Is In Her Fingers!

... on men. The researchers base their findings on x ray pictures of the right and left hands of 607 female twins, whose average age was 53. Most were right handed. The second to fourth finger ratio was calculated by dividing the length of the index (second) finger by that of the (fourth) ring finger. St...

Scientists Engineer Artificial Penis

There appears to be a ray of hope for men, who are holed up with severe forms of erectile dysfunction with no remedy from available treatment measures//. An exercise by scientists involving rabbits, where the animal’s very own penile cells were used to engineer an artificial ...

AIDS: from the heart stories about AIDS and you!

...ry and those suffering from AIDS. she said. As a ray of light and hope comes the story of Michael, Los Angeles, California. He says that he is one of the fortunate ones -- a long-term survivor, benefiting from the cocktail. It has been a blessing, but not without its challenges. People dealing with AID...

Gene Therapy For Bubble Baby Syndrome May Lead To Blood Cancer

... CGD sufferer, who feel that gene therapy offers a ray of endless hope at the end of the tunnel. Clearly, more studies are indicated to accurately assess the risk and benefit ratio associated with gene therapy before it can be commercialized....

Arrow Embedded In Tribal’s Chest For Two Weeks Surgically Remove

... a man surviving for such a long time though the X ray showed that the arrow had pierced deep into his thoracic region, damaging one of his lungs,' said R.K. Mathur. 'Doctors were afraid of conducting an operation by giving anesthesia as they felt with a damaged lung it would be too risky,' said anoth...

Researchers Hopeful About Vaccine For Leishmaniasis

...stitute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich offers a new ray of hope. Synthetic (artificial) carbohydrates derived from the bacteria or parasite causing the disease is used in the production of the vaccine. It stimulates the infected person’s immune cells to install a protective shield against the disease. S...

China's face transplant Patient Shows Signs Of Recovery

...sful and Li was operated in 2005 to give him a new ray of hope and the necessary confidence. ...

Ginger Offers Hope In Ovarian Cancer Fight

...ort author. This promising research offers a new ray of hope to cancer patients. The distinct advantage of this treatment the relatively low risk of side effects and the ease of administering the spice in the form of a capsule. The researchers have at this juncture pointed out to the fact that the rese...

Trident approach reduces malaria in HIV patients

...In this light of statistics this research is a new ray of light for millions of patients....

Assam's Floating Hospital To Render Medical Services To Islanders

...nder medical services//. This has brought in a new ray of hope to these islanders who have been worried about their isolation. Akha - a boat with medical personnel and supplies - is a unique door-to-door service for the poor inhabitants of the state's islands, including Charikhulia Chapori. Akha, which...

Hope After Spinal Cord Injuries

...wa professor, Richard Shields, Ph.D. can provide a ray of hope for a cure for patients with spinal cord injury// (SCI). Virtually every SCT patient foresees a bleak future with severe osteoporosis and muscle atrophy continually haunting him or her. Loss of bone mineral density up to the extent of 30 pe...

Patients Have Right To Access Medical Case Papers: Bombay High Court

... medical case papers has for sure has brought in a ray of hope and relief to the embarrassed patients and their relatives. Furthermore, it has been clearly stated that neither the doctor nor the hospital can claim any confidentiality in the matter of case papers. Additionally, the Medical Council has b...

Infections Of The Oral Cavity Can Be Treated By Photodynamic Therapy

...the esophagus (Barrett's esophagus) have had a new ray of hope regarding their treatment. The researchers of the present study found that minimal doses of PDT delivered to organisms such as S. mutans (a bacteria) and fungal organisms belonging to the genus Candida (obtained from HIV/AIDS patients) res...

Folic Acid Improves Survival Rate Of Children With Birth Defects

...omising results of this study, which provide a new ray of hope for children with neural tube defects, it has been proposed to increase the level of folic acid fortification (to nearly double the existing level) in the Unites States. The result of this study highlight the fact that although there has be...

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