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Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

...ltant hepatologist at St James's, said: "This is a tremendous breakthrough and represents the culmination of two years' hard work by the whole team here in Leeds....

Watch 'Live Earth' Concerts Simultaneously on the Net

...ditorial packages by Sunday. "We are offering a tremendous amount of supporting content. Users will be able to watch all their favourite performances, but we've also made it easier to learn more about the artist, the cause and to engage with the community," Gurry said....

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...ndiagnosed until five or six years old, there is a tremendous loss of potential for intervention that can make a marked difference in that child's outcome." While there are currently no standardized, published criteria for diagnosing children with autism at or around one year of age, Landas goal is to develop...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...w immune pressure impacts HIV, these findings hold tremendous promise in terms of global HIV efforts, says Dr. Zabrina Brumme, the studys lead author. Achieving a more in-depth understanding of the ways in which HIV mutates to avoid the human immune system will help with the design of an HIV vaccine, says Br...

Malawi Targets 150,000 People With AIDS Drugs

...ng the drugs by the end of the year. "It's quite tremendous and we are on course and superceeding our overall (target) rates when we consider that we had less than 5,000 people on ARVs in 2004" he said. Mwale said the number of Malawians going for voluntary HIV tests had now risen to 500,000 every year, fro...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...herefore, pharmacogenomics testing is seen to have tremendous market value. Notwithstanding its benefits, inherent problems regarding time and cost associated with the development of diagnostic tests remain major restraints for market growth. Lack of education and awareness among the medical community is an a...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

...image of an impoverished backwater. "India has a tremendous future if we get our act together," he added. The Oberoi Group also operates or owns hotels in Egypt, Australia, Bhutan and Cambodia among other countries....

Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete

...ident for biodefense:The reality is that there are tremendous challenges to sealing our borders to begin with. Secondly, we believe that if a pandemic virus emerges anywhere in the globe, it is inevitable that it will arrive here in the U.S. irrespective of the actions we take at the borders.The government will...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

... lives. However, the scientific community has made tremendous strides in diagnosing, understanding and treating epilepsy from the latter half of the 20th century, according to him. "About 80 per cent of those with epilepsy can be cured or their symptoms well controlled to a socially acceptable degree. Newer...

Hair Restoration Procedures Performed Worldwide Increased 34 Percent in 2006

...atients in 2004 to 645,281 patients in 2006. "The tremendous growth in hair restoration can be attributed to the continual refinements in modern day hair transplants and proven medical therapies that produce natural-looking results that are virtually undetectable," said Paul C. Cotterill, MD, president of the ...

The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

...Eli Lilly and Company. "Although there have been tremendous advances in science, particularly through landmark clinical trials, diabetes still continues to rise, and the related morbidity and mortality have not been reduced. Translational research is needed to identify practical strategies that can improve th...

Survivors of Rare Ovarian Cancer may Retain Menstrual Function and Reproductive Ability

...rs diagnosed. He explains that there has been a tremendous amount of interest in fertility because it relates to germ cell tumour survivors. Ovarian germ cell tumours often occur in girls and young women, with the average age of diagnosis occurring in the teenage years. "Before the 1970s, there was no eff...

Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida

... wooded areas. "You don't have low fires. You have tremendous wildfires." Such fires are also flaring up in Georgia, where dry pine needles blanket forest floors, says Warren Bielenberg, spokesman for the Georgia Forestry Commission. This week, the largest fire there was in Ware and Charlton counties, where ...

Decoding Protein Structures Helps Illuminate Cause of Diabetes

..., he says the automation of the device itself is a tremendous achievement. 'In time, automated 2-D IR spectroscopy will become a common analytical technique, widely available in university and industrial research laboratories around the world.'...

WHO Launches Yellow Fever Initiative for West Africa

...s one of the best values in health care, providing tremendous benefit at very low cost. A child can be immunised for only $30. It is a near-perfect intervention, preventing disease before it is allowed to take root, protecting children when they are most vulnerable and providing them with a healthy start in lif...

Strife in Kashmir Drives Thousands to Psychiatric Wards

...ty among the people. People continue to be under tremendous pressure. They have been witnessing encounter killings, torture, rape, death and destruction due to bomb blasts. Then there are all these disappearances. This is quite enough for a person to suffer a psychiatric disorder, says S. Khurshid-ul-Islam, a...

Common Pain Killer may Reduce the Risk of Brain Damage in Premature Babies

...e blood vessels right before the baby is born is a tremendous opportunity to save the baby from potentially life...d hardly perceptible, other times the bleed causes tremendous brain damage. With funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and t...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...sal reconstruction was not straightforward. He had tremendous scarring all over his face and head injuries so se...le to help and wish him well. He is someone with a tremendous amount of courage....

Teenage Self Confidence Can Translate Later into Material Wealth

...laces a higher premium on knowledge work, it gives tremendous opportunity to people who have advantages based on their upbringing, he said. But people who dont have advantages are much more limited in what they can make of themselves, probably because they have so little to capitalize on, he added. Although...

Effectiveness of Hormone Therapy During Menopause

...nger women entering menopause. "There has been a tremendous amount of important and valuable research done on the positive and negative health effects of therapy using estrogen in menopausal women," says Asthana. "It is my belief that this study will go a long way in helping us understand the complexity of e...

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