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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...h year who are treated with this therapy, there is renewed hope. “This is new medicine and it tells patients that cures are on the horizon,” said Stephen D. Williams, M.D., director of the IU Simon Cancer Center and a co-author of the paper.   ( Indiana University )...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...erest in alternative fuels has emerged, generating renewed interest in ongoing research in processes such as coal-to-liquid. UK is one of several universities most situated in states with large coal reserves engaged in research to discover the best ways to convert coal to liquid. "One of the concerns c...

BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates

BMA Scotland has renewed its calls for a public debate on the need for a system of presumed consent for organ donation. The call comes in the event of the launching of National Transplant Week (7-14 July 2007). With waiting lists for organs at an all time high, and with t...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...s a power assist that patients wear every day. A renewed ability to flex and extend at the elbow would be especially important to patients who also cannot walk and who may otherwise have to rely on a mouth stick to move their wheelchairs, Dr. Estores added. Veterans Administration is sponsoring a large m...

Senior Church Leaders in Lesotho Pledge to Fight AIDS

...demic, brings compelling urgency to the call for a renewed commitment by religious leaders to achieve Universal Access for all to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support as well as impact mitigation," a spokesman for the clerics, Reverend Mokhakhlane, said in the statement. The clerics signed the decla...

China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety

...panies that flout the law, the paper said. "In a renewed effort to ensure drug safety and salvage its credibility, China's drug watchdog announced revised methods... as part of the national crusade on restoring public confidence in the entire sector," the paper said in a separate editorial. Despite such ...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

...extreme circumstances, under which a policy can be renewed for keeping it eligible for a no-claim bonus. We dont want our customers to suffer, so we make sure that if the fault is on our side, then it should be rectified immediately. If the fault lies with the policy holder, then it can be reviewed on a case...

Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

...emedicine system that allows post-cardiac patients renewed mobility. Thulasi Bai's prototype Bluetooth heart monitor records periodically an electrocardiogram (ECG) and transmits the information via radio frequency signals to the patient's cell phone. The modified phone has an added analyzer circuit that ...

Toxic Algae Pose New Health Scare in China

Two of China's biggest lakes are under renewed attack from toxic algae that destroy plant and fish life and threaten humans in the country's latest pollution scare, state media reported on Sunday . New satellite pictures of eastern China show the blue-green foul-smelling algae spreading in Taihu ...

US Dentists Help Victims of Domestic Violence Smile Again

...hysical abuse repeatedly in her life, she also has renewed self-esteem. "I had a broken spirit," Kauffman said. "I became very isolated ... and became a recluse." Kauffman, 62, grew up poor. She said she didn't own a toothbrush until she was 10. Abuse in the intervening years made the problems with her tee...

Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia

... will reappear in court on July 6. The case puts renewed pressure on Ms Pike who, earlier this year, resisted calls for her resignation following the mishandling of the case of Melbourne man Michael John Neal, who was committed to stand trial for deliberately spreading HIV. Ms Pike sacked chief health offi...

One Third of US Troops Suffer from Mental Health Problems

...Defense Secretary Robert Gates in June, comes amid renewed attention on troop and veterans care following recent disclosures of shoddy outpatient treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the premier care facility for soldiers in Washington. The task force found 38 percent of soldiers and 31 percent of...

New Clues for Treatment of Disease That Causes Accelerated Aging

There is renewed hope for treatment of a rare genetic condition that causes rapidly accelerated aging and leads to an average life expectancy of 13 years. Scientists studying the genes of two infants who died of mysterious illnesses found the infants had mutations...

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Renews Goal To Reverse Spread of HIV by 2015

...cases worldwide. U.N. member countries last year renewed pledges and set new targets to provide universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care services by 2010. In addition, one of the U.N. Millennium Development Goals calls for stopping and reversing the spread of HIV by 2015. Ban at the meeting...

Diagnostic Tests for Malaria Underused in Zambia

...n therapy for malaria throughout Africa has led to renewed interest in improving the accuracy of diagnosis. The use of rapid antigen-detection diagnostic tests (RDTs) has been proposed as an approach for reducing overtreatment of malaria. The most widely used method to confirm a diagnosis of malaria is micro...

Advanced Cancer Treatment Brings New Hope to Michigan Patient

...Knife is simply a much easier alternative that has renewed my hope in beating this disease'. One of the most innovative features of the CyberKnife technology is the capability of robotic radiosurgery to deliver targeted treatment to areas that move due to breathing -- such as the lung, prostate, pancreas, ...

Cisplatin-very Effective Than Carboplatin in Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

... kidneys. Christopher and colleagues discuss the renewed rivalry between cisplatin and carboplatin, particularly in the face of new developments in adjuvant chemotherapy for NSCLC patients. The apparent superiority of cisplatin over carboplatin demonstrated in this paper should not be taken lightly, partic...

Germany Pledges 5.4 Billion Dollars for AIDS Fund

...ieczorek-Zeul said that this pledge should also be renewed in the summit communique. And she also promised more German contributions to a global fund for the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. US President George W. Bush asked lawmakers last week to set aside 30 billion dollars over five years t...

Ancient Healing Technique Gains New Popularity in Iraq

...g this advice and the ancient technique is finding renewed popularity in central and southern Iraq as people use it to cope with the stress of the country's unending bloodshed. The idea behind cupping, which was promoted by ancient Greek physician Galen and medieval Islamic philosopher Ibn Sina (known as ...

New Clues for Treatment of Disease That Causes Accelerated Aging

There is renewed hope for treatment of a rare genetic condition that causes rapidly accelerated aging and leads to an average life expectancy// of 13 years. Scientists studying the genes of two infants who died of mysterious illnesses found the infants had mutation...

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