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Lower surgical volume linked to higher death rate

...c Health in Cambridge, analysed voluntary surgical returns and hospital episode statistics relating to 12 hospitals carrying// out heart surgery on children from 1991 to 1995. Dr Spiegelhalter found that a hospital carrying out 120 open heart operations on children less than a year old had a mortality rate...

Latest device for identifying Melanomas

..., collected during clinical trials. SolarScan then returns magnified skin images and a diagnosis for immediate assessment by the physician, who no longer has to wait for a biopsy result. "The key to saving lives is early detection and treatment," Menzies said. "If detected early, the cure rate for melanomas...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

...d destroys the lesions. Around 18 hours later, she returns for the second treatment. However researchers say this treats only around 85 percent of the pre-cancerous growths and is not a cure. Sun exposure will mean more lesions and more needed treatment. Gramkow had her left leg done a few months ago. Sh...

Radiation Therapy An Effective Solution For Recurrent Prostate Cancer

...may benefit from radiation therapy if their cancer returns . Researchers studied more than 500 men with prostate cancer. All the men in the study first had a radical prostatectomy and also underwent radiotherapy when their cancer came back. Researchers found after nearly four years, 50 percent of patients h...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

...d destroys the lesions. Around 18 hours later, she returns for the second treatment. However researchers say this treats only around 85 percent of the pre-cancerous growths and is not a cure. Sun exposure will mean more lesions and more needed treatment. Gramkow had her left leg done a few months ago. Sh...

Producing Vaccines from genetically modified crops

...development and production because of low economic returns ,however they say that Pharma-Planta hopes the technology it will develop over the course of its initial five years of funding will eventually boost the global supply of treatments. Current methods used include genetic modification of human cells a...

Angina to be treted by gene therapy

...problem. But even when the blockage is cleared, it returns in 40% of cases.// Scientists believe the new technique of putting therapeutic genes into large numbers of cells in the artery wall could prevent such relapses. However, they warn that it will be very difficult to achieve. Many pioneering gene ther...

New and easier method of radiation

...fe. Also, studies have shown that localized cancer returns only to the same place, so leaving the rest of the breast untreated with radiation does not impact recurrence. This breakthrough treatment is still under study and is being used on women with cancer that has not spread. Positive results of the study ...

New ! Male Contraception

...Once the rods are removed, normal sperm production returns within 12 weeks. The rods are still under study, while researchers find the optimal dose and method to deliver the hormones. Dr. Wang says these rods could be as effective at preventing pregnancy as the pill is for women. It's important to emphasize ...

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Now Be Used For Mind Reading

...ail we remember triggers another, until the memory returns completely. In that sense, memory retrieval is like revisiting the past; brain patterns that are long gone can be revived by the memory system, " said Polyn. The researchers believe that an adequate knowledge of patterns of memory utilization could...

New UK Policy Threatens The Flexible Working Scheme

... in money but due to poor financial management the returns are not satisfactory. ...

Opposition: Government turned a deaf ear to warnings about dwindling health care services

...treatment or fails to continue, whether the person returns or takes up illicit substance abuse....

Drugs Are Effective In Treating Depression and Preventing Recurrence

...ts for about 3-5% of the elderly population. It returns more than half the time within three years. Psychotherapy, exercise and socializing are viewed as effective long-term shields. But in this study it proved to be wrong. Psychiatrists fight back saying that patients in this study had undergone biologic...

Instrument to reveal Information about Ozone Loss

...ith ozone. As the polar spring arrives, sunlight returns and creates chemical reactions in PSCs responsible for converting benign forms of chlorine into highly ozone-reactive radicals that spur ozone depletion. A single molecule of chlorine has the potential to break down thousands of molecules of ozone. ...

Testtube Babies Born in Kenya

...dergoes at least 2 weeks of uncertainty before she returns to the lab for her pregnancy test. The average success of an IVF cycle is often only some 20 to 30 percent. Its major complication is the development of multiple births mainly due to the practice of transfer of multiple embryos. Multiple births i...

Organic Farming May Increase The Output Of Apples In Himachal

...ational market. This would not only fetch higher returns but help in greatly restoring the eco-system damaged due to the use of harmful chemical fertiliser and pesticide. "China, the world's largest producer of apples, has already started producing the fruit with the help of organic farming in a big way ...

A Correlative Study On The Link Between Education And The Leading Causes Of Preventable Death

...ompleting high school yields large apparent health returns in the form of less smoking. Both men and women who report completing high school are much less likely to currently smoke.' For example, 47% of male high school dropouts in the researchers' sample are current smokers, while smoking among male high ...

Brain Cancer Could be Safely Treated with Radioactive Scorpion Venom

...ck the thyroid uptake of I-131. When the patient returns home several hours after the procedure, there are radiation doses to any family members at home due to the presence of radiation in the patient's body. Such radiation exposures to family members, Jackson found, are low and comparable to those from a ...

Protein holds clue in the spread of bladder cancer

...able, especially if caught early, the cancer often returns and spreads to other areas of the body, and little is known about the molecular mechanisms behind its formation. Dr. Morrione, along with a team including Renato Iozzo, M.D., professor of pathology, anatomy and cell biology, Raffaele Baffa, M.D., a...

Google-Like Model Used To Diagnose Suspicious Breast Masses Quickly

...t. This is analogous to how a Google search first returns a list of only those websites that it determines to have the most important and useful information on the words entered in the search. In a pilot study that will be presented in August at the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physic...

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