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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...nter and the lead author of the study. “The bar is steadily being raised and more patients are being saved.” “This review confirms that high-dose chemotherapy combined with a stem cell transplant can provide a cure for a group of patients with relapsed testicular cancer,” said Rafat Abonour, M.D., associate ...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

... are available. The number of ART procedures has steadily increased over that time, said Prof Nyboe Andersen. In 2002 there was an overall increase of 13 per cent increase on 2002. However, in 2004 this rate of increase had slowed to just two per cent. This is almost entirely due to the drop in the number o...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

... for biofuels in others. And rice prices have been steadily creeping upwards too. A joint report from the UN and the OECD yesterday warned that high commodities prices could last over the next decade, predicting grains would rise by as much as 50 per cent between now and 2016....

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...ogen cars driving along the highway is expected to steadily increase as the project develops. It's thought that a further 20 cars will be on the streets of Oslo when a hydrogen station opens there later next year. "There's been a dramatic change in people's attitude towards climate change in the past 12 mon...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...Despite obstacles, the economy will likely improve steadily from 2006 to 2010. The GDP and gross capital formation are expected to increase, while the inflation rate will likely decrease. Furthermore, the government will also implement policies to significantly lower the unemployment rate. "This conducive i...

Indonesia Confirms 81st Bird Flu Death

... has seen its toll from the deadly H5N1 virus grow steadily since 2005 when the first confirmed human deaths occurred here. "A boy who died on July 8 has been confirmed by two tests as being positively infected," Ningrum, from the ministry's National Bird Flu Information Centre, told AFP. "The toll is now...

US Teen Birth Rate Drops to Record Low: Report

...h rate among girls between 15-17 years old dropped steadily in the following 15 years, reaching a record low of 21 per 1,000 young women in 2005 compared to 39 in 1991, the report said. The birth rate among black teenagers dropped by 60 percent, from 83.5 per 1,000 in 1991 to 35 in 2005, according to the Fe...

Rivers in China Shrinking Due to Climate Change

...ivers -- the Yangtze and the Yellow -- is reducing steadily because of climate change linked to the contraction of wetlands, warned the country's leading scientists. The China Daily quoted scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as saying after an analysis of aerial photographs and satellite pi...

Disquieting Slow Down in Heart Disease Deaths Among Under 55s

...cades. The average annual decline in heart deaths steadily increased every decade to reach almost 5.5% for me...ents, deaths from coronary heart disease have been steadily falling since the late 1960s, say the authors. But rising trends in obesity and diabetes threaten ...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...pend on the land, eke out a living -- or else fall steadily into debt -- trying to grow water, fertiliser and pesticide-heavy crops on an acre or two of land. Growth has clocked in at a mere two percent -- far behind the wider figure of nine percent -- leading the government to wager six billion dollars in a...

Experts Stress Need for Follow-up Evaluation of Children Who Fail Hearing Loss Screening

...ns screened for hearing loss in the US has climbed steadily in recent years, hitting 95% by mid-2006.But a third of them do not turn up for follow-up evaluation they could be susceptible to delays in language development that they might never overcome, says author Karl White, director of the National Center...

Stop TB Partnership Has Provided Treatments for Ten Million People in Six Years

...ogether with countries and partners, we are moving steadily towards our target of treating 50 million TB patients between 2006 and 2015," he added. There were 8.8 million new cases of TB in 2005 and 1.6 million deaths from the disease. In the majority of cases TB is drug-sensitive, meaning it can be cured w...

New Studies: Commercials Aren't Making Kids Fat

... Adolescent Medicine, which will contribute to the steadily mounting evidence that undermines the supposed link between television food advertising and childhood obesity. A report issued last Friday by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found similar results. The Archives study found that "children do not ...

Fate of France's Cheeses in Doubt as Producers Cite Health Risks

...umber has dwindled to just five -- as Lactalis has steadily bought up nearly all the small family-run operations. In 2006 Lactalis produced 8,000 tonnes of "real Camembert" -- alongside vast quantities of the pasteurised cheese -- but it has now stopped 'lait cru' for its best-selling brands Lepetit and Lan...

The Rate of Accident Deaths Much Higher

...rom 1969 until 1992, the rate of accidental deaths steadily declined. The council credited seat belts and air bags in vehicles, smoke detectors in homes and stiff drunken driving laws with reducing deaths. But now that ground is being lost on account of an increasing rate of fall among the elderly and death...

Significant Rise in Proportion of Chronically Ill Children Dying in Intensive Care

...e after being admitted to other hospital wards has steadily risen year on year since the end of the 1990s,// reveals a study in the Journal of Medical Ethics. The researchers analysed the records of one large children’s hospital, to find out where children had died, and of what causes. The period of ana...

America’s Arthritis Patients Take Sizeable Chunks Of Healthcare Econom

...ther rheumatic conditions is projected to increase steadily to nearly 67 million by 2030, and that means the economic impact is likely to parallel this. The study also reported that the jump in the number of arthritis sufferers meant that raw earnings losses due to arthritis among working adults (ages 18-65...

Treatment Cost for Arthritis on the Rise: Study

...er of arthritis sufferers is projected to increase steadily to nearly 67 million by 2030. She called urgent attention to the need for cost-effective efforts to decrease medical expenses and increase the earning power of people with arthritis. In 2003, employed adults with arthritis earned an average of $3,6...

Cryoablation: A New Treatment Option for Some Kidney Tumor Patients

...w on the list. With the incidence of kidney cancer steadily increasing over the last 20 years, and the American Cancer Society predicting nearly 52,000 people will be diagnosed this year, with nearly 13,000 dying from it, another option for some patients is good news say the researchers. “Additional study ...

Hormone-based Heart Pill to Control High Blood Pressure

...ental oral drug reduced the mean arterial pressure steadily over time, beginning at 30 minutes after the oral treatment was given, and continuing to reduce blood pressure for two hours, the study’s endpoint. "Clearly, this novel oral form of BNP significantly reduces mean arterial pressure in an experiment...

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