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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

... the initial chemotherapy infusion. The patients received carboplatin chemotherapy at five times the dosage administered to men receiving initial therapy. A side effect of the high dosage is a reduction of blood cells so a stem cell transplant is given to replenish the body’s immune system through a process...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...ur embryos were then transferred to the women, who received multiple embryos in order to boost the chance of a successful pregnancy. Holzer said his team had progressively improved the success rate, noting that three of the pregnancies had been achieved in the past five patients. But he cautioned against ...

Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed

... took the blame, the author wrote. When Caroline received a letter from her grand mom, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, who wrote to her reprimanding her for hookah addiction, Jackie O did not react much. But, she cancelled her daughters credit card when she found that Caroline had purchased barbecued spareribs f...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...al Psychiatry indicate many of those persons never received treatment. People aged 30 to 44 showed the high...nly 24.1 percent of people with alcohol dependence received treatment of any type. Alcohol dependence, also know as alcoholism, is characterized by impaired con...

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...peded food deliveries and assistance. "If we had received 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 pa...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...aid. Santosh Sivan, a South Indian director who received international acclaim for his 1998 film "The Terrorist", focuses on the stigma of AIDS with the true story of a small boy who was barred from school because his parents were HIV positive. Farhan Akhtar, "a wunderkind of the new Bollywood," current...

Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters

... against the girls. The man's 65-year-old friend received a 27-month suspended jail sentence for one count of carnal knowledge and was released on a good behaviour bond....

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

... Dreamliners over the next two decades, has so far received 634 orders from 45 companies for the plane, which has a catalogue price of between 146 to 200 million dollars. The 787 will go into service after Airbus's mammoth A380 takes to the skies. The first units of the double-decker superjumbo -- capable o...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...ne in five beneficiaries treated in these settings received no Medicaid funded behavioral health treatment elsewhere. Beneficiaries with co-occurring disorders were three to six times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment during 1999 than were those with a mental health diagnosis alone. A...

A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving

...as needed basis. It was observed that people who received the drug whenever they felt the desire to imbibe reported fewer heavy drinking days each month than drinkers who took a look-alike placebo pill. However, there were reductions in heavy drinking days in both groups. It has a robust and sustained e...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...e risk is low we want to encourage anyone else who received injections at this clinic to contact their doctor,...ing cirrhosis and liver failure. Three women who received vitamin injections were detected in March to have contracted the highly infectious disease. A subs...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...et study found that at the 24th week, patients who received TMC125 in combination with TMC114 achieved superior virological suppression than those who received TMC114 alone. The results from the phase III clinical trial will be submitted to regulatory authorit...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

...the people of WA and the Australian government has received no information which would result in an increased threat. "As this is an ongoing investigation, it would be inappropriate to comment further." He said the national terrorism alert remained at medium, as it had been since 2001. The AFP has been ...

Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

...ious cytology history was attached to the material received by the US laboratory and was therefore available for interpretation at site. "As a result the HSE is now achieving its target whereby no woman should be waiting more than four weeks to receive test results."The Health Executive added that 97% of a...

NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella

...biosensor. The Company stated that although it had received multiple prototypes of its e.coli biosensor for field testing from its contract manufacturer, due to its limited personnel and financial resources, it has not yet been able to commence field testing the prototype of its biosensor product as it had pr...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...NT trial. On March 14, 2007, Napo announced it had received approval from the principal independent review board (IRB) overseeing the ADVENT trial. The ADVENT trial -- (Anti-Diarrhea therapy in HIV disease-Emerging treatmeNT concepts) is a randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo- controlled, two-s...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

...ired to refund any portion of the award previously received from the CFFT. As a result of termination, the Company will recognize revenue of $2,102,000 of which $2,002,000 was previously recorded as a long-term liability. Termination of the LOMUCIN study was a result of a recommendation by the Company to th...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...at thousands of people across the state might have received contaminated blood, which was tested with kits whose expiry dates had been tampered with. Saha is known for his ongoing legal battle against several eminent Kolkata doctors for the death of his wife, Anuradha Saha, from alleged "medical negligence"...

World's First Face Transplant Patient Feels She is Alive Again

The French woman who received the world's first face transplant 18 months ago said Friday she felt reborn, but admitted she still looks at herself in the mirror with a combination of sadness and wonder. "I am back in the world of humans, those who have a face, a smile, facial ...

Eleven People Hospitalized in South Africa After Anthrax Scare

...e said. Inspector Juanita Kilian said police had received a complaint from the post office in the district of Alberton, south of Johannesburg, about a "suspicious" envelope, she told public radio. "The envelope was filled with powder ... At this stage we cannot confirm that the contents were anthrax," sai...

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