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Plateau Reached in the Battle against Breast Cancer

...er of women. Even a small decrease or change would represent a fair number of women." Nancy E. Davidson, who directs the breast cancer center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore said, "It's good news -- very happy news. We've been concerned because breast cancer has been rising for some time. The notion...

Survival rates improve with better treatment options for medulloblastoma

...l, SJMB96, are especially significant because they represent a dramatic change from the 45 percent survival rate achieved two decades ago using just surgery and irradiation, according to Gajjar. The subsequent addition of chemotherapy before or after radiotherapy improved that survival rate to 65 percent for c...

Medical researcher Accused of 'serious misconduct'

...estions from a congressional panel. Attorneys who represent Walsh have written to the NIH's ethics officials, saying that the agency's rules were complicated and they defended their client's motives. It was reported that Walsh referred questions to NIH press aides, all the while claiming that he had never se...

Improved Treatment Raises Medulloblastoma Survival Rate

...l, SJMB96, are especially significant because they represent a dramatic change from the 45 percent survival rate achieved two decades ago using just surgery and irradiation, according to Gajjar. The subsequent addition of chemotherapy before or after radiotherapy improved that survival rate to 65 percent for c...

AIIMS Goes to Polls Amid Reservation Issues

... vice president, secretary, and joint secretary to represent the RDA. Sixteen Candidates are contesting the elections that began at 7.00 a.m. "Looking at the recent developments in our campus over reservation, the election holds a broader significance. We will continue our fight against reservation in educat...

Libyan Lawyers For The HIV-positive Children Seek 15million Dinars As Compensation

...the late 1990s. There are several lawyers who each represent several dozen children and Elghlilab who is one of the lawyers while addressing the Tripoli court said, “I demand compensation of 15 million Libyan dinars (each) for moral and material damages caused to those who are affected.” It is reported that ...

17 percent rise in childhood cancer cases due to modern lifestyles

... increase in cancer among kids across Europe. They represent 17% of the childhood cancer cases.// 77,111 cases of cancer in kids identified between 1978 and 1997 in 15 European countries were analyzed in the study. According to the results, there was an increase by an average of 1.1% a year in the number of ...

Transplant Cures Rats’ Type 2 Diabetes without Need for Immune Suppression Drug

...y invisible to the human immune system, they could represent a virtually unlimited source of donor organs to treat human diabetes without the need for host immune suppression.” Source-Newswise SRM...

Survey Finds Americans Not Averse To Cosmetic Surgery

...dded. The survey had 1,010 interviews estimated to represent 1.4 million households among people aged 18 to 65 years. The findings indicate that one in five individuals want to opt for cosmetic surgery in future., these numbers included men as well. Knezovich says that the main feeling is one of competition i...

Obesity on a high in France

...ier survey by the TNS world panel, XL clothes size represent 22% of the French women’s clothing sales in the starting of this year when compared to 18 % in 2004. GYT...

Britain Hospital Staff Threatens Strike

...d inaccurate diagnosis. Unison, which claims to represent about half of the clerical and administrative staff, said there was an 85 percent majority in favour of industrial action, including an all-out strike, if the trust entered into a contract to outsource the work. Regional officer Christine Dayus to...

Link between Fish and Mammal Immune Systems Revealed by Killer B cells

...spite the behavioral differences, the fish B cells represent a less advanced version of mammalian B cells. Sunyer found the very cellular structures that medical science has used to define B cells in humans to be present in fish B cells, which is why they are able to label them as B cells in the first place. ...

Mathematics And Beauty? You Bet!

...rential equations (PDEs), which are equations that represent changing physical systems. One must identify which...cular application. One must also formulate ways to represent the interface between tissue and bone, as well as their interactions. Generally such PDEs cannot be ...

HIV RNA Level Seen As Little Value In Predicting Treatment

...rement error," the authors write. "These findings represent a major departure from the notion that plasma HIV RNA level is a reliable predictor of rate of CD4 cell loss in HIV infection and challenge the concept that the magnitude of viral replication (at least as reflected by plasma levels) is the main deter...

Ethnic Differences in Healthcare

...nate health care disparities. Insurance claims may represent a less biased means for national tracking of ethnic disparities. * And perhaps most importantly, the study helps to shed light on vexing questions such as why black women are dying from breast cancer in higher numbers than white women, despite n...

Researchers Estimate Significant Fatty Liver Disease in Children

...tion methods that narrowed the study population to represent children in the community, and adjusted for age, gender, race and ethnicity, the team estimated that NAFLD is present in 9.6% of the children and adolescents living in San Diego County. The team determined it was the most common cause of liver diseas...

Stroke Symptoms Common Among General Population

... suggests that at least some of these symptoms may represent stroke events that did not reach the threshold required for clinical diagnosis,” the authors write. “These undiagnosed or unrecognized events could have a substantial impact on cognitive functioning or personality and could also be powerful harbinger...

Partners of Men with Prostate Cancer also Need Support

...y the negative psychosocial effects of this cancer represent a major health care issue,” Dr Couper says. Previous studies of this very personal condition that have not involved partners are overlooking key factors surrounding the relationship, he says. In a new study, Dr Couper and his colleagues interview...

NHS Food Slowing Patient Recovery

...se are official bodies set up by the government to represent the interests of NHS users. On interviewing a sample of 2,240 patients in hospitals across England they discovered widespread dissatisfaction. Among long-term patients, 37% said menus were changed on a daily basis and 22% said they were changed wee...

Latest Weight-Loss Pill Offers Modest Results, Blocks 'Munchies'

...ing sponsored by the drug-maker, results "probably represent a best-case scenario," Brownell said. None of the studies analyzed drug costs. "The fundamental problem is that even if one of these drugs caused significant weight loss, the cost would be so prohibitive that it wouldn’t be worthwhile on a public h...

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