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White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...s Neulasta and Neupogen align with the conclusions reached by this study. "The new guidelines recommend using these types of drugs when at-risk patients begin chemotherapy, rather than waiting for complications to develop," said Jeffrey Crawford, M.D., chief of the division of medical oncology at Duke and o...

Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

Dengue cases in affluent Singapore have reached 'epidemic' levels for the second time in the past month, health ministry data monitored Tuesday said. The Ministry of Health said 381 cases were reported between June 24 and 30, above the 'epidemic threshold' of 378 cases per week. Dengue cases ...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...nomic expansion of China and India. "We have now reached a critical stage at which global warming already has seriously impacted lives and health and this problem will pose an even greater threat to mankind in coming decades if we fail to act now," Omi said. He said that in some countries environmental i...

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...ved the funds in time, we certainly would not have reached this high level of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," WFP spokeswoman Christiane Berthiaume told journalists in Geneva. The UNHCR added in a statement that "a complete package of assistance is needed to overcome chronic short...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...d in a statement. Company spokesmen could not be reached for comment. Jung Ang bought a six-hectare (15-acre) area in Talisay town around Taal's crater rim that forms part of a 60,000-hectare (148,200-acre) protected area of the volcano. It won the backing of the Talisay municipal council and the proje...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...or electromagnetic interference shielding. Once we reached this milestone, we began investigating ways to reduce the weight even further. Guptas team then added a foaming agent a chemical that creates air pockets to the material. The results astounded even the researchers; this extra step reduced the wei...

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

.... Cases of the Aedes mosquito-carried virus have reached epidemic levels twice in the city-state since June. There have been 3,597 cases and three deaths since the start of the year. Intermittent rain and warm weather have been blamed for the onslaught of mosquito breeding. Stephenne said that another ...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...owed women without tertiary qualifications who had reached their early 40s had produced 2.57 babies each. In contrast, women with a higher education were not producing enough babies to replace them and their partners, producing just 1.85 babies each. Replacement fertility is 2.1 babies per woman. And that ...

Risk Factors for Alzheimers Disease

...functional limitations in older adults. She can be reached for questions at rosanoc@edc.pitt.edu ....

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...ips to extend the services further. Akha alone has reached about 5,000 people including a large number of children and women. "Ignorance and superstitions were challenges initially, but we have managed to get over them," he said....

BioCryst Receives Special Protocol Assessment for Fodosine

...s, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administr...n of objective response. "We are pleased to have reached agreement with the FDA in a timely manner. Receipt of this SPA is an important milestone in the deve...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...inated. Then, as these populations expanded, numts reached stable but higher frequencies. The study is published online in PLoS Genetics....

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

... show that there is a steady decline from 1997. It reached record-low levels in 2002. The percentage of eighth-, 10th-, and 12th-graders who said they had ever smoked fell 4 to 5 percentage points. In Norway too, teenagers who smoke tobacco daily has declined by half in five years to about 5 percent. The No...

Reduction in Drug Costs

...period. A slightly higher proportion of patients reached their recommended blood-pressure goal after the rule was introduced than before, though this small difference may have been due to chance. The fact that three-quarters of patients were still not getting thiazides indicates how hard it is to change wh...

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

...y are run on a massive scale . This conclusion was reached by A UCSF-led team of researchers. They examined the large prevention programs underway in countries like India, South Africa, Uganda, Russia and Mexico. They not only saw the unit cost of the program drop but also saw that the efficiency of the pro...

Tumor Blood Flow can Improve Chemotherapy

...neuroblastoma that the maximum amount of topotecan reached the tumor and had maximum tumor-reducing effect if we waited three days after administering bevacizumab, Davidoff said. This suggested that combination treatment of children with neuroblastoma should take into account that there is a window of oppo...

Sex Scene Leaves Sienna Miller With a Wounded Head!

... link-up between the British beauty and the rapper reached new heights after it was reported that Diddy's girlfriend, and mother of his three kids Kim Porter, had left the rapper and moved out of their apartment. However, Miller insists that the reports of a romance are not true, and that she and Diddy are...

New Delhis Apollo Hospital Treats More Than 80 Iraqis

...he hospital began on June 1 after an agreement was reached with the government in that war ravaged country. "When we were approached by the Iraqi Government, this was not something new for the Apollo Hospital. There were some specialized needs for these patients, and we needed to gear ourselves up in order...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

...st of those came in December, when the archdiocese reached a $60 million settlement with 45 people whose clai... Several religious orders in California have also reached multimillion-dollar settlements in recent months, including the Carmelites, the Franciscans and the ...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...te. It is estimated that 563 million people were reached by the TV spots and print coverage in Elle, Redbook, Self, People, Women's Health and many more popular magazines. "Make the Connection" was eventually transformed into "Make the Commitment." Funded by Merck, "Make the Commitment" nudged women alon...

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