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Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...patients received carboplatin chemotherapy at five times
the dosage administered to men receiving initial therapy. A side effect of the high dosage is a reduction of blood cells so a stem cell transplant is given to replenish the body’s immune system through a process similar to a blood transfusion. Three ...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...luenza annually.(2) Children are also two to three times
more likely than adults to get sick with the flu, according to the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).(3) Additionally, children represent one of the most important links in influenza transmission.(4) Experts believe t...
Maxygen Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial of MAXY-G34 in Breast Cancer Patients
...rug exhibited a median half-life approximately 2.3 times
that of Neulasta. No serious adverse events were reported, and there were no dose-limiting toxicities. No binding or neutralizing antibodies were found at any dose level, with dose levels ranging from 10 - 150 micrograms per kilogram....
Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller
...ay a role in some kinds of pain. Prialt is 1,000 times
more potent than morphine but, unlike that drug, is not addictive. The treatment based on synthetic venom will not be administered orally, but directly into the fluid around the spinal cord through a little push. However, it may have side effects s...
Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction
...en letters by historical figures -- more than five times
the pre-sale estimate. The letter from the futur...ravity. It sold for 204,000 pounds: more than four times
the pre-sale estimate of 50,000 pounds. But Christie's agreed earlier Tuesday to withdraw a letter...
Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant
...that the stress affects teenagers. Its a hundred times
worse than when I started out. We have to take responsibility and fight it through the media and the fashion industry because its children who are affected, she said. It puts pressure on teenagers to look a certain way and you shouldnt have to worr...
Medicaid Data Analysis
...ries with co-occurring disorders were three to six times
more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment during 1999 than were those with a mental health diagnosis alone. Arkansas was the one state in which co-occurring disorders did not reduce the odds that patients would receive community-base...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...onsidered, Zukowska said. If you can store fat for times
of hardship, you have a fat reserve that can be turned into energy for the next fight. The same mechanism may be happening in humans, she said. An accumulation of chronic stressors, like disagreements with your boss, taking care of a chronically il...
Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation
...tween someones scores on the same test given three times
over two weeks was as big as the variation between the scores of people in different age groups. Its as if on the same test, someone acted like a 20-year-old on a Monday, a 45-year-old the following Friday, and a 32-year-old the following Wednesda...
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
... hours. "The 50-odd mine staff are subject to 20 times
more exposure than patients, but we remain below official exposure levels," said Rieser. Depending on the gravity of the illness, doctors recommend up to 12 trips of one hour each to the mine over a four-week period, a course which could cost up to...
Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks
People diagnosed with epilepsy are five times
more likely than their peers to commit suicide in ... , Danish researchers report. Epileptics are three times
more likely to commit suicide than people who don't have the disorder. Researchers at Aarhus Univer...
Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano
...s launched in November 2006. Taal has erupted 33 times
in the last 400 years, the last one being in 1977, and government experts at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology have expressed grave reservations about the project. "Building a structure at the permanent danger zone (around the ...
For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week
...e nutritious diet , they would have to spend three times
their salary on food. According to official estimates reported by The Independent, this would amount to a 1,700 pound bill at the supermarket each week. The research calculated how much a healthy diet, based on local produce and allowing for seas...
Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?
...eduled for the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, three times
the usual number for any given day, so the hotel is expanding the hours of its three on-site wedding locations. At Paris Las Vegas, meanwhile, the main chapel is fully booked with 35 weddings, so the resort will perform a mass wedding for 14 couple...
Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps
...ntain as much salt as seven bags of crisps. Many a times
it has more salt than an adults daily dose requirement . The survey was conducted by the Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH), an alliance of doctors and scientists that lobbies the food industry to use less salt. They surveyed 140 readymade s...
Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link
...and penis. HIV/AIDS patients were found to be 11 times
more likely to develop Hodgkin's lymphoma while th...se who had undergone a transplant were almost four times
more likely to develop the disease. Grulich said most of the 20 cancers were mostly linked to infe...
Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease
...roteins to provide needed resources to the body in times
of stress , may paradoxically cause harm to hearts... be an adaptive response that protects the body in times
of stress or starvation. But in response to other forms of stress such as hypertension, which can ...
Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now
...e frequent trips to the bathroom (up to 20 or more times
a day); significant abdominal pain, bloody stool, blocked bowels, fever, extreme weight loss and anemia. Treatment includes drug therapy, education, nutritional and psychosocial counseling, and surgery. Both forms of IBD are complex and can be diff...
The Hospital Superbugs
...it can resist most antibiotics. And it kills three times
as many people every year as MRSA. A research group led by Professor Nigel Minton in the Centre for Healthcare Associated Infections (CHAI), with Dr Peter Mullany at University College, London have been awarded over 1.6m pounds for one of the coun...
Prescription Costs More for Older Men Than Women
...n average, costs for a 75-year-old man would be 12 times
the costs for a 25-34 year-old subject if male, 8 times
if female. Subjects over 65 years of age (22% of total population) accounted for 56% of total prescr...
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