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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nanote...om exposure to specific nanoscale materials. The report
also recognizes the need to gather more information from industry, especially to answer safety-relat...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...ording to an Indiana University School of Medicine report
in the July 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. About 90 percent of testicular cancer patients respond to traditional therapy, which involves multiple courses of cisplatin, first used successfully in the treatment of this disease by La...
UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...ment and health in Thailand next month. A key UN report
released earlier this year warned that billions would face a higher risk of water scarcity and millions more would likely go hungry as damage to the Earth's weather systems from greenhouse gases changed rainfall patterns, powered up storms and increa...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
...d new national biodefense facility, according to a report
in the Dallas Morning News. The laboratory is af...illion DHS grant, according to an Associated Press report
yesterday. According to the Sunshine Project, Texas A&M notified the CDC about the Brucella infect...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...tudy estimates that about 30 per cent of Americans report
have some alcohol disorder at some point of time ...and men were more than twice as likely as women to report
struggling with a drinking problem. People with alcohol use disorder (AUD) only 24.1 percent of p...
Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth
... a partner she loves," he added. Tan presented a report
on the Boivin case Monday at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Lyon, France....
Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
...f the 63 experts who participated in the second UN report
on global warming, had observed in May itself possibly the lake disappeared due to a relatively common glacial phenomenon: a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF). A GLOF is a sudden increase in a lakes volume due to one of various possible causes, inc...
Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes
...would be fined. According to a weekly government report
on infectious diseases, the number of dengue fever cases recorded in the city-state last week rose to 381, exceeding 378 infections in a week the government's definition of an epidemic. The disease, which causes joint pain, high fever, nausea and ...
South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates
...ever signs of a drop in new HIV infections, said a report
released Wednesday in the country with the world's...alala-Msimang told journalists in Pretoria. "The report
indicates that this decline is mainly amongst people under the age of 20 years, followed by those be...
Stem Cell Treatment may Prolong Lives of Children With Brittle Bone Disease
...d longer leg bones than the control subjects. A report
published in New Scientist magazine says that the treatment has already been tried in the US on three children with OI whilst still in the womb, with promising early results seen after the babies were born. Fisk believes that though drugs exist to...
For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week
...have been steadily creeping upwards too. A joint report
from the UN and the OECD yesterday warned that high commodities prices could last over the next decade, predicting grains would rise by as much as 50 per cent between now and 2016....
Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis
...ers from the Indiana University School of Medicine report
in the July issue of the journal Pediatrics. "We studied pediatricians and malpractice because while the medical malpractice issue is extremely stressful and gets a lot of press, and we all have heard numerous horror stories and anecdotes, there is...
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
...largest group of fresh water lakes on Earth. A report
released by Environmental Defense shows that level...l being found in some fish at unsafe levels. The report
was based on a comparison of Ministry of Environment recommendation on the safety of various types o...
Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S
...gues from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute report
that, between 1995 and 2003, the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in adults who survived a cardiac arrest increased from 5.4% to 26.7% in Canada; in the US, the rate went up from 9.7% to 42.0%. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators...
Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim
... women have contacted a phone-in on BBC Radio 1 to report
that they skipped injections because they felt under pressure to lose weight. Victoria Hunter, from Glasgow, abused insulin in her teens. She said: "If I knew I had a party coming up at the weekend and wanted to fit into a lovely outfit I would ma...
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
... of the Rights of the Child (SPARC), in its annual report
has stated that cases of child abuse are on the ri...ager of SPARC speaking at the launch of the annual report
titled The State of Pakistans Children-2006 at the Press Club here said people have failed to protec...
EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer
...al ahead of plan. We expect to be in a position to report
the results of this important clinical trial later this year." EPC2407 has shown promising vascular targeting activity with nanomolar potencies of anti-tumor activity in pre-clinical in vitro and in vivo studies. The molecule has been shown to indu...
US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle
...revention (CDC) revealed the incidents in a weekly report
dated Friday reminding Americans of the health ris...problem in the United States," the CDC said in the report
An estimated 1.4 million nontyphoidal human Salmonella infections occur each year, causing about 1...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...ony-Anhalt is the fourth of Germany's 16 states to report
cases of H5N1 bird flu since late last month, when it struck down six wild birds in the southern city of Nuremberg in Bavaria. On Tuesday, a bird found on the other side of the lake at Kelbra in the state of Thueringen was confirmed to have had H5N...
Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected
... now been lost through outsourcing." The annual report
of The Well Woman Centre carried an analysis of 37... produced a normal result. Significantly, the report
concluded that women from poorer social and economic backgrounds were more likely to have abnormal s...
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