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Radiation before surgery cuts cancer recurrence

...eceived both radiation treatment and surgery, 2.4% saw a reappearance of their cancer. Patients in the surgery-only group had a recurrence rate of 8.2%. They concluded that radiation before surgery can improve local control of the disease. Drs. Heidi Nelson and Daniel J. Sargent of the Mayo Clinic in Ro...

Drink grape juice for health

...on and lead author of the study. "In our tests, we saw dramatically superior antioxidant performance by the grape juice."// In 1996, research at the USDA showed that total antioxidant capacity of purple grape juice was more than three times that of either orange, grapefruit, tomato or apple juice. In 2...

The right is responsible

...eing, their face or the famous face, although they saw only the morphed image when they were under anaesthesia.While the left hemispheres of the five patients were anaesthetised, their right brains could apparently recognise themselves in the morphed images. But after numbing of right hemisphere four out...

Zydus Cadila and Kopran in strategic alliance

...milestone payments totalling Rs. 20 crores. "We saw Aten as a good fit in terms of its size and presence in the cardiac care market," Mr.Pankaj, Managing Director, Zydus Cadila said. Mr.Surendra Somani, MD, Kopran said, "while Aten would grow faster in the hands of Zydus, Kopran would be able to ache...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...tive disease. To their surprise, the researchers saw a marked overall increase in glucose metabolism in the brains of methamphetamine abusers, suggesting an inflammatory reaction. This effect was most marked in the parietal cortex region, which is involved in sensation and in spatial perception. Animal...

TV drug commercials prompt prescriptions

...ults have talked to their doctor about a drug they saw advertised. About 44 percent of those adults then received a prescription for the drug they saw advertised. After watching a commercial for an asthma drug, about a quarter of viewers came away wit...

Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol

...ved women's overall cholesterol, only the steppers saw their HDL rise. A. Kins and colleagues at Basket...han the sedentary women did. But only the steppers saw an appreciable rise in their HDL. None of the groups showed body weight changes. According to Kins ...

Hidden influenza virus protein found

...d. “The cells we looked at just lit up.Researchers saw large amounts of this molecule in the mitochondria of flu infected cells, and we knew it was a real protein.It turns out that this protein is created when ribosomes, the cellular machines that translate genes into proteins, begin reading the influenz...

Processed Meat, Diabetes connection Found

...ssed meats five times or more per week is where we saw the major difference. The effect is dose-related: The more you eat of these foods, the higher the risk. Hu said the risk of diabetes may be affected by other foods often consumed in meals featuring processed meats. People seldom eat hot dogs or bolog...

Cholesterol Drug Helps After Angioplasty

...erious events. * Patients who were on fluvastatin saw their low density lipoprotein or LDL -- the so-called bad cholesterol -- fall from about 131 milligrams per deciliter at the start of the trial to 99.1 mg/dL. Dr. Ira Nash, associate director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Mt. Sinai School of Me...

Herbs With Estrogen Action Aggravate Cancer Risk

...lly used for gynecological complaints - as well as saw palmetto and rhodiola rosea root can have such a strong estrogenic effect they could increase the risk of estrogen-related cancers. While all the plants can successfully be used to ease a wide variety of symptoms, particularly those associated with...

Blood test may aid foretell Alzheimer's

...old United Press International. "We thought if you saw anything it would take days." The mice's brains were studied 24 hours after injection to affirm whether the levels detected in the blood had accurately reflected how much amyloid protein had built up in the brain tissue. The m266 injection appeared ...

Right side of the brain helps in awareness

...eing, their face or the famous face, although they saw only the morphed image when they were under anaesthesia.While the left hemispheres of the five patients were anaesthetised, their right brains could apparently recognise themselves in the morphed images. But after numbing of right hemisphere four out...

Identifying bacteria made amiable

...tive gene sequence databases. The Queensland team saw an opportunity. "All this comparative sequence data emerging at the same time as the emergence of the DNA chip technology meant that is was a superb opportunity to be able to make use of this explosion of data," said Dr Paul Giffard, a microbiologist...

A way to slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes

...in effect achieved, because the clinical effect we saw persisted long after patients had finished treatment with the anti-CD3 antibody....

Scan correlates susceptible heart plaque

...que. Functioning with a group of 40 patients, they saw several 'hot spots' - areas of plaque which took up more of a radiochemical called FDG. This is normally used to locate active areas of tumour tissue - but its use in imaging plaque is quite new. Researchers, felt that these 'hot spots' were distin...

Greater volume hospitals better for stroke

...canned, in terms of how many cases the departments saw a year. High volume hospitals were those seeing 20 to 50 cases, while low volume hospitals would see, typically, between zero and nine cases. Mortality from SAH was 40 per cent in low volume hospitals, compared to 30 per cent in high volume hospita...

Radiation reduces cancer recurrence

...eceived both radiation treatment and surgery, 2.4% saw a reappearance of their cancer. Patients in the surgery-only group had a recurrence rate of 8.2%. They concluded that radiation before surgery can improve local control of the disease. Drs. Heidi Nelson and Daniel J. Sargent of the Mayo Clinic in Ro...

Spreading knowledge to doctors about herbal medicine

...increased their knowledge of popular remedies like saw palmetto and gingko biloba using the programme. Given that the programme was easy to use and not time-consuming, it's to be hoped that other doctors might use this to increase their knowledge of complementary medicine....

Radiation before surgery cuts cancer reappearance

...eceived both radiation treatment and surgery, 2.4% saw a reappearance of their cancer. Patients in the surgery-only group had a recurrence rate of 8.2%. They concluded that radiation before surgery can improve local control of the disease. Drs. Heidi Nelson and Daniel J. Sargent of the Mayo Clinic in Ro...

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