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Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...e ex-soldier from Colombia, said he was raped as a recruit of 15 but commanded by officers who constantly exhorted the troops "not to act like women." In an atmosphere of civil war militarism, he said, he felt equally threatened by the guerrillas, the armed forces and members of the right-wing squads who cal...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...fusion hetero-oligomeric complexes that aberrantly recruit transcriptional corepressors to downstream targets were essential. Importantly, disruption of RXR-dependent pathways suppressed RARA fusion-mediated transformation. The authors also suggest that disruption of homotetramers into homodimers may be su...

Smoking Hampers Healing of the Ligament

...s called cytokines and chemokines. Those, in turn, recruit more cells to assist in healing. That process of cellular proliferation and synthesis lasts for several days to several weeks. The final stage of healing involves remodeling of the tissue and can continue for months and even years. An earlier study ...

Cigarette Smoking Delays Ligament Healing

...called cytokines and chemokines. Those, in turn, recruit more cells to assist in healing. That process of cellular proliferation and synthesis lasts for several days to several weeks. The final stage of healing involves remodeling of the tissue and can continue for months and even years. An earlier study...

Fishing for a Speedy Recovery After Chemotherapy or Marrow Transplant

...n with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, will recruit patients undergoing cord blood transplant for leukemia. Patients will receive cord blood to replenish their blood systems, some of it treated with dmPGE2 to enhance blood-stem-cell formation. Having more stem cells should help the blood system to r...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...nly organization likely to be able to successfully recruit and retain such a large-scale population for cancer research, said Dr. Calle. We have an excellent record dating back to the 1950s of conducting these types of studies; we can bring together a world-class research department with a unique community-b...

Kerala Government Bears the Brunt for Infant Deaths

... the matter, the health department soon decided to recruit 50 nurses and other paramedical staff. Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) state secretary Pinnarayi Vijayan has branded the issue a "conspiracy" by the opposition and a senior official of the Indian Medical Association to defame the Left gov...

Study Evaluates the Incompetence of Blacks as Living Kidney Donors

...ese results will help with understanding so we can recruit successful donors in the future."...

Better Working Conditions for Nurses Might Decrease Patient Infections

...ions in order to help retain current staff now and recruit people into nursing in the future." Researchers evaluated several measures of working conditions to assess their effect on hospital-associated infections. They analyzed the organizational climate as measured by nurse surveys, and reviewed objective...

Shortage of Doctors and Nurses Affects AIDS Treatment in Africa

... health facilities. But no plans have been made to recruit the 600 additional health care workers needed to staff the facilities. "People living with HIV/AIDS do not only need drugs and clinics; they need trained, motivated health care workers to diagnose, monitor and treat them," the report said. That c...

Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies can Omit Women and African-Americans

... designs are thwarting their good-faith efforts to recruit representative patient samples," said Humphreys, whose paper will be published in the June issue of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. "If we want health-care practice to be guided by research, we're going to have to do a better job at s...

Fortis to Inject Rs.300 Mn into Escorts Hospital

...r hospital is full of experts and we don't need to recruit more doctors," he said. The Escorts hospital, meanwhile, appointed senior cardiologist T.S. Kler as new executive director of cardiac science. Anil Karlekar has been appointed head of anaesthesia and critical care - the post held by Yatin Mehta bef...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...nly organization likely to be able to successfully recruit and retain such a large-scale population for cancer research,” said Dr. Calle. “We have an excellent record dating back to the 1950’s of conducting these types of studies; we can bring together a world-class research department with a unique communit...

Irish Nurses To Continue Their Protest

... disrupt// Health Minister Mary Harney’s plans, to recruit 1,300 consultants under a new contract. The Irish Nurses Organization (INO) and the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) representing around 40,000 nurses in total, plan to target five centers tomorrow in phase two of their planned work stoppag...

ChemGenex Treats First Patient With Ceflatonin

...ML patients with the T315I point mutation and will recruit CML patients from chronic, accelerated and blast-phase disease states. The patient was enrolled into CML-203 at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and ChemGenex is expanding the study to an estimated 15 centers through the United St...

British Doctors on Everest Mission Get Bitter Dose

...shoot of the experiment, Project Everest, aimed to recruit over 1,000 volunteers to measure their heart rates and breathing at high altitudes in order to come up with fitness programmes in the future. The team, also including cardiovascular geneticist Hugh Montgomery, physician Sundeep Dhillon, clinician R...

Could Estriol Be Used as a Therapy for Treating MS?

...d in the two-year study. The investigators plan to recruit 150 women who have not previously been treated for MS. They will be given either estriol along with Copaxone, an MS drug currently in use, or a placebo along with Copaxone. "That way, no one will receive less than the standard of care," Voskuhl said....

NIH Announces Phase III Clinical Trial of Creatine for Parkinson's Disease

...e a broad range of people, with special efforts to recruit a diverse population that is similar to the makeup of the population with PD in the United States. The investigators will measure disease progression using standard rating scales that measure quality of life, ability to walk, cognitive function, an...

Energy Supplement Under Study for Parkinson's Disease

...rological Disorders and Stroke study. MCG hopes to recruit 45 patients for the study that will enroll 1,720 patients at 51 sites in the United States and Canada. Mitochondria, the powerhouse for cells, become dysfunctional in the brain, muscle and platelet cells of many patients with Parkinson’s disease, D...

Soy Protein Study Generates New Findings

...mass media and personalized techniques employed to recruit participation in the clinical trial. The most effective mechanism for recruiting African American women was direct mail (52%), followed by radio (15%); newspapers were less effective. Conversely, white women responded best to newspaper ads (36%) foll...

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