Tag: "registry" at medical news
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
... Professor Ricardo Felberbaum, from the German IVF registry
and a member of the ESHRE European IVF monitoring consortium, said: Germanys embryo protection law is not in accordance with ART [artificial reproduction technology] practices now. Foetal reduction is being used in Germany much more than was expect...
A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life
...r to submit his DNA for the national sex offenders registry
and also agreed to the Crown's request for a lifetime firearms ban....
Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer
...presentative nationally and that we could use this registry
for future questions and it would reflect national trends." They also provide some direction for therapy, Dr. Morris says, enabling physicians to better plan specific treatments for particular breast tumour types. "We want to be able to answer the ...
Medical Science Strides-No Guarantee For Pre-Mature Babies
...ity of Iowa pediatrician Edward Bell. He created a registry
of the "tiniest babies after the parents of his smallest patient asked whether he knew of any others that size. Some facts remain, like: survivors are more likely to be girls than boys, and they are all born small for gestational age, often becaus...
Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial
...e Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry
that publishes cancer occurrence rates and survival data, covering approximately 26 percent of the population. The Canadian data were obtained from Canadian Cancer Statistics, an annual publication by the Canadian Cancer Society and the National C...
Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos
...tem to track related diseases. - Maintain a public registry
of asbestos-laden buildings. - Help communities reduce their asbestos mining exposure. - Inform importing countries of the health and environmental risks. The cancer society will also recommend that the federal government stop trying to block effor...
India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report
India plans a national mandatory registry
of pregnancies and abortions to stem selective abortions of girl fetuses, a minister said, according to a report. India has only 927 females for every 1,000 males -- far lower than the worldwide average of 1,050 females -- mainly due to selective ...
Rounding Up Rodeo Injuries Helps in Prevention
...of rodeo injury study and treatment , is opening a registry
for catastrophic injuries in pro rodeo to get a be...you cant effectively find solutions. Butterwicks registry
is also retroactive, meaning that people can enter information about previous catastrophic injury. M...
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Shows Steady Increase
...ge, and varied geographically. The San Francisco registry
had the highest rates9.7 per million white individ...d 10.8 per million black individualswhile the Iowa registry
had the lowest, with 3.7 per million white individuals and 5.8 per million among blacks. The geogr...
MS Drug Fails The Test For Treating Crohns Disease
...ditional safety precautions, including a mandatory registry
of patients receiving the drug. In recent public statements, officials from Biogen Idec and Elan touted Tysabri's ability to induce remission in Crohn's patients.In their partnership, Biogen Idec has led trials and regulatory filings related to mu...
Clinical Trials Registry Launched in India
...cted to test efficacy of new drugs. The national registry
will make the trails more transparent. It is the f...tment of Science and Technology, WHO and ICMR. The registry
will require 20 items to be declared at the time of registration. These items meet the requirements ...
Blood Transfusions Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer Transmission
...are of their cancers. Edgrens colleagues studied registry
data regarding blood transfusions in Sweden and Denmark, and created a database from which they identified a group of exposed individuals, who had received donated blood from a person who was diagnosed with cancer less than five years after giving bl...
South Asians Seek Bone Marrow for Young Indian American
...aising awareness and building a bigger South Asian registry
for patients like Vinay, who can beat the odds," s...Vinay's wife Rashmi Chakravarthy. Listing in the registry
is a safe, simple, non-invasive procedure that takes 15 seconds to collect a sample of cells from th...
Bisphosphonate Increases the Risk of Jaw Bone Deterioration
...om the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry
to identify more than 14,000 cancer patients who were treated with either pamidronate or zoledronic acidtwo types of bisphosphonatesand more than 28,000 patients who did not received bisphosphonates. After six years, about 5.5% of bisphosphonate us...
Cabinet Approves Bill to Regulate Clinics, Hospitals
...le the government to create and "set up a national registry
of clinical establishments", said the minister. Once the regulatory authority was set up, all hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and even testing laboratories and related establishments will be required to register with it and function according to ...
Study Offers Clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'
...sity in Providence, RI, have developed the largest registry
of patients in the United States with Takotsubo ca... blockage in the coronary arteries. To date, the registry
has enrolled 40 patients diagnosed with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy at two major hospitals in Rhode Isl...
Statins may Help Treat Hepatitis C Patients
...d compared the findings to an existing hepatitis C registry
data. Researchers found that three patients with... dose. Scientists also examined the existing HCV registry
and noted both the number of patients who improved their abnormal ALT levels after statin therapy an...
Women More Vulnerable to Multiple Sclerosis, Research Shows
...have remained// stable. Data from a voluntary MS registry
shows that while in 1940, twice as many women as men in the U.S. had multiple sclerosis, by 2000, four out of five cases were occurring among women, University of Alabama professor of biostatistics Gary Cutter says. That represents an increase in t...
Expert Warn- Odds Still Stacked Against Hormone Replacement Therapy
...ersity M.D Anderson Cancer Center, compared cancer registry
data from 2001 with data from the same sources in 2004. The authors report an 8.7 percent decrease in the annual age-adjusted incidence of breast cancer. Significantly, a 14.7 percent drop accounted for most of the decline in the number of estrogen-r...
Online Book Helps Children Understand the Effects of Stroke
...…," the Internet Stroke Center contains a national registry
of clinical stroke trials and extensive information for adult family members and patients on the causes of stroke, what to expect after a stroke and how to help patients during the recovery process. "Adult caregivers need a tremendous amount of sup...
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