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White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...common chemotherapy doses, Kuderer said. Recently revised American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network (NCCN) guidelines for the use of drugs such as Neulasta and Neupogen align with the conclusions reached by this study. "The new guidelines recommend using ...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...s to psychological and behavioral problems. "The revised Noise Code will help make the City that Never Sleeps a little more comfortable for those who occasionally do," the environmental office jokes. The previous code dates back to 1972, back when New York was on the cutting edge in the effort to limit t...

China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety

...e 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 hopes, other Chinese officials were not so upbeat in the prospects of solving the problems. "Chi...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...rphological response should be incorporated into a revised TNM system or that traditional methods of assessing prognosis should be altered. However, they added, histomorphological response might be a surrogate for nodal status and residual tumour volume therefore presenting the option of a non-operative ap...

Taiwan Bans Circuses from Importing Protected Animals

...mal rights, a legislator said Friday . Under the revised Wildlife Conservation Law passed late Thursday, all imports and exports of animals such as lions, tigers, elephants and monkeys are prohibited unless they are needed for research, said Tien Chiu-chin, of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, who p...

Uttar Pradesh to Declare Revised Medical Entrance Results

...he Uttar Pradesh government has decided to declare revised results Thursday. The government will also annou...ndencies," Singh pointed out. Admitting that the revised result would seriously affect the position of a large number of candidates, he said: "The special pr...

LifeCycle Pharma to Initiate Phase II Clinical Trial of LCP-Tacro for Organ Transplantation

...een reviewed by the FDA, and LifeCycle Pharma has revised it to be in line with FDA recommendations. As a result, LifeCycle Pharma expects to initiate a Phase II clinical trial soon. The trial is designed as a conversion study in stable kidney transplant recipients, with patients being switched to LCP-T...

Depression Therapy Reduces Suicide Attempts

...d Drug Administration (FDA) placed in 2004 and has revised since then, said Greg Simon, MD, MPH, the Group Health psychiatrist who led the study. The advisorywhich has concerned many patients, families, and care providerswarns that suicidal behavior may emerge soon after people younger than 25 start treatm...

National Pharmaceutical Policy Referred to Ministerial Panel

... under price control and their prices are fixed or revised by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), the minister said. The prices of non-Scheduled formulations are fixed by the manufacturers themselves, keeping in view various factors like cost of production, marketing and selling expenses...

Three Steps To Better Health Care

...rent instruments of health care payment need to be revised to reflect the way sick people need care. Patients with chronic illness require continuing care, often increasing over years, and involving multiple health service elements, they say. These three steps offer one way forward in confronting the r...

WHO Director Urges Nations to Share Bird Flu Virus Strains

...ing early warning of a flu pandemic, are the WHO's revised International Health Regulations on preventing and responding to infectious disease threats which will come into effect June 15. Many countries _ including the U.S. _ have already adopted them, though they remain voluntary. The new health regulatio...

BMA Urges Against Merging Fertility and Transplantation Regulatory Bodies

...hybrid embryos. We are also disappointed that this revised view is excluded from the current Draft Bill as published. We urge the government to include the provision for this research in the Bill itself and not make it merely subject to a regulation making power. This draft bill raises a number of complex ...

Invasion of Cicada Hordes Feared in US Midwest

...103-year-old music festival held north of Chicago, revised its schedule to avoid classical musicians having to compete with the insects, said festival president and CEO Welz Kauffman. June will see more pop bands outdoors, a few concerts moved indoors and a visit from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. "With 350...

Investigational Drug Being Pursued for the Treatment of Ischaemic Stroke

...s that support a new dosing regimen for ancrod and revised inclusion/exclusion criteria for the current clinical trials," said David Sherman, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA. "The reanalysis enables us to see that ancrod may be safe and effective when administered to patie...

Zambia Trying Hard to Tackle Crisis in Mental Health Care

...ill persons as idiots, imbeciles and invalids. The revised Act will define both the legal rights and treatment procedures of mental patients. At present, any patient seeking admission to Chainama, the only mental hospital in the country, has to get a detention order from the magistrate. Detention orders pe...

Pregnancy and Alcohol - a Dangerous Cocktail Warns BMA Scotland

...n avoid alcohol during pregnancy. England recently revised its guidance and now advises the same but if they do choose to drink, to minimise the risk to the baby, they should not consume more than one to two units of alcohol once or twice a week. The BMA report says current guidance regarding drinking duri...

Environment Groups Appeal for Ban on Cleaning Chemicals

...mpled, concentration of the compounds exceeded the revised standards set by the EPA last year. Yet, the government has failed to analyze the potential health effects on the general public or workers who handle these products regularly. According to several scientific studies and documents available at EPA,...

New International Health Regulations to Enter into Force Tomorrow

The revised International Health Regulations (IHR) will enter ...more secure from threats to global health. The revised regulations were agreed by the World Health Assembly in 2005 and represent a major step forward in i...

National Pharmaceutical Policy Referred to Ministerial Panel

... under price control and their prices are fixed or revised by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), the minister said. The prices of non-Scheduled formulations are fixed by the manufacturers themselves, keeping in view various factors like cost of production, marketing and selling expenses...

Steps To Prevent Out-Break Of Bird Flu

...irst developed by the Department in 2005) has been revised and circulated to the States in November, 2006 to undertake control and containment operations. 2. Surveillance is continuing throughout the country, More than 1,25,000 samples have been tested after February 18, 2006 (first outbreak of Avian Influ...

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