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New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...made by Tibotec (a Johnson & Johnson company), the sponsor of the ongoing trial. The data will be presented for the first time during the July 22nd-25th International AIDS Society conference in Sydney, Australia by the lead investigator in the trial, Dr. Adriano Lazzarin of Italy. "This study is one of the...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

...from a plane. The cost could be offset by printing sponsor logos or advertisements onto the canvas sheets, said Cory. "It is simple, practical, adaptable, sustainable, flexible and draws inspiration from nature resulting in a minimal intervention with potentially a big impact," Discovery News quoted Frank ...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

... with the law' -- in other words, find a job and a sponsor enabling them to obtain the precious residence permit, or leave the country legally. After that, if they are caught still here and operating illegally they face up to 10 years in prison, followed by deportation. Those employing them risk a month ...

American State Lawmakers Make Moves To Tackle Autism

...now be considered by the full Senate. Says bill sponsor Sen. Loretta Weinberg: "With our increased understanding of the spectrum of autism disorders comes the increased responsibility of providing a support system for families and individuals living with autism in the Garden State.She said the task force ...

Medical Marijuana to Be Legalized

...legalizing medical marijuana in New York. The lead sponsor of the Assembly's bill is Manhattan Assemblyman Richard Gottfried , who said, "There are thousands of New Yorkers who suffer from serious medical conditions who could have a better quality and longer life." Under the measure, to acquire marijuana a...

Cancer – Flushes Flesh and Fund

...onger news that the provincial government does not sponsor the drug needed to treat metastatic breast cancer. Patients encounter huge charges for treatment ranging from $16,000 to $24,000. Some people get lucky and receive the go ahead from the government, depending upon the merit of their case. The ruling...

Two Indians on Team to Battle Cervical Cancer

...men in the developing world, I would pay $1,000 to sponsor one or more cerviScopes for use in a low-resource country like Haiti." This new device could have a price edge over the $10,000 colposcope. Jeffrey Wilkinson of Urogynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, was quoted as saying: "...I think ...

After the King’s Crown, Maoist Want Miss Nepal’s Cron

...to be held Saturday, the Miss Nepal contest's main sponsor is Dabur India's wholly-owned subsidiary Dabur Nepal. The pageant has run into fresh offensive from the guerrillas who this week approached the deputy speaker in parliament, Chitralekha Yadav, asking her to table a motion in the house to stop the sho...

Drugs Policy, Turning a Blind Eye?

...rimary care trusts (PCTs) are not in a position to sponsor a new treatment which would be beneficial to people with AMD. Alice Mahon, a patient, who suffered the condition, is on the verge of suing her PCT, if the treatment for the drug ‘Lucentis’ is not paid up. The drug has shown immense promise when u...

Chew That Fat Away

...besity. For Bloom who was turned down by probable sponsor pharmaceutical companies, as hormones cannot be patented and for many others, this may be the ultimate dream. AN...

Medicine Information Out of Date

... pregnancy. Currently, a drug’s manufacturer or sponsor is responsible for keeping PI up to date – a situation Australian Prescriber editor Dr John Dowden said may not guarantee timely and accurate revisions. In an editorial in the same issue of the MJA, Dr Dowden suggested a ‘use-by date’ for PI. “...

Humble Cold to Combat Cancer

... Says Dr Richard Sullivan of the research’s fund sponsor Cancer,"Whilst this approach is still at an early stage of development it has exciting potential, particularly for the treatment of cancer which has spread - a notoriously difficult stage of the disease to treat." <B...

Anti-smoking Programmes Should Increase

...d politicians in a powerful way. They are found to sponsor a lot of campaigning activities. Hence it is but natural that such drives are very slow. The report released during this meet had graded all the states of America along with District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The parameters that were considered ...

Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming

...al Center for Atmospheric Research. NCAR's primary sponsor is the National Science Foundation. 'Our results imply that, over the past century, climate change due to human influences must far outweigh the effects of changes in the Sun's brightness,' says Wigley. Reconstructions of climate over the past mi...

HIV-infected Indian Worker in Bahrain Dies

...ome to Bahrain in 1991, had said that his Bahraini sponsor had taken away his passport away and left him in lurch. His wife had died of cancer last year. During an earlier interview, Poshanna had said that he hoped his two sons and a daughter would not mind taking care of him. Last May, embassy official...

Murky Relationships between Doctors and Pharmaceutical Companies Exposed

...s about their medicines. In addition companies can sponsor “continuing medical education” sessions, that could range from lunches to weeklong conferences, during which specialist doctors tell other physicians about the latest developments in their fields including off-label uses for drugs already on the mar...

National Autism Conference In US Expected To Draw Thousands In Attendance

...nd Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN), and lead sponsor of the event, the conference showcases comprehensive, evidence-based information, providing a venue for educators and families to develop effective educational programming for those with autism spectrum disorders. Close to 90 speakers, including many...

Nic Vax, A vaccine to put off smoking -No smoke without fire!

...ns they will do a rapid review and get back to the sponsor within so many months. They’ve put a spotlight on it and really tried to move it along, because it would be a unique product.” The only catch is that the antibodies which a single dose of Nic Vax generates will get depleted in a month. This will nec...

TV Star to Moon Walk for Raising Funds to Support Breast Cancer Research

...pointed as they were allocated only 25 places. The sponsor of the event was Playtex. The walkers will either walk the 13.1 miles which is called the half moon, or the full moon which is about 26.2 miles. ...

Daughter Turns Saviour: Ailing Mother Provided Wonder Drug Herceptin, To Fight Cancer

...public read, and now, a businessman has offered to sponsor the amount. Shropshire had refused the drug to Mrs. Morgan because of safety concerns and the non availability of a license for the drug’s use during initial stages of breast cancer. Mrs Morgan has four children and was diagnosed with breast cancer...

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