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Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...es at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. The ultimate goal of reliable and minimally invasive biopsy of peripheral lung lesions new appears feasible. The results of the prospective, randomized and multicenter trial were reported in the first issue for July 2007 of the American Journal of Respiratory a...

Hello Kitty Doghouse for Pampered Pooch

...day worth 3.9 million yen (32,000 dollars) for the ultimate pampered pooch . The one-of-its-kind doghouse, decorated with some 7,600 glass crystals and a cushion bearing Hello Kitty's face, will be put on display at a Tokyo department store later this month, Sanrio Co. said. Sanrio designer Ikuko Shimizu ...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

... procedures of questionable benefit. Because the ultimate decision to perform PSA testing rests with the clinician, it is likely that demographic and other characteristics of physicians, nurses and physician assistants may influence inappropriate screening behaviors. B. Price Kerfoot, M.D., Ed.M., of the V...

WAG Wedding Extravaganza for England Footballers

... clutch of extravagant, glitzy nuptials dubbed the ultimate WAG wedding weekend. The off-field antics of the so-called WAGs -- wives and girlfriends -- of England's footballers were as much the focus as their husbands and boyfriends' on-pitch performances at last year's World Cup. And there was an almighty ...

Researchers Have Found the Role of Protein in Accelerating Breast Cancer Progression

...TN-activated stromal cells are responsible for the ultimate remodelling of extracellular matrix proteins, as well as the release of factors that stimulate the growth of malignant cancer cells," Deuel said. "We've shown that PTN secreted from breast cancer cells is the key mechanism of stromal cell activatio...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...disorder and other issues. No one knows what the ultimate cost will be. Harvard University economist Linda Bilmes estimates the lifetime health-care tab for these troops will be $250 billion to $650 billion a wide range but a huge sum no matter how you slice it. Who are the wounded? Lee Jones, 24, of L...

US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits

...eems set to leave its mark, whatever could be the ultimate fate of President George W. Bush. It said on Monday that that it would hear an appeal raising the issue of whether the medical equipment manufacturers approved by the federal government may be sued under state law by patients injured by those device...

First Bacterial Genome Transplantation Changing One Species to Another

...nthetic genomics that will allow us to realize the ultimate goal of creating a synthetic organism," said J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., president and chairman, JCVI. "We are committed to this research as we believe that synthetic genomics holds great promise in helping to solve issues like climate change and in de...

Hemangioblasts Aiding Eye Damage Repair

...otential, he added. Embryonic stem cells are the ultimate master cell of the body, giving rise to all of the tissues and organs. The use of human embryonic stem cells is controversial because many people oppose destroying the embryo or in effect, an unborn child.The U.S. Congress has passed several bills th...

AIDS Vaccine Still a Long Way Off

...s prospects for an AIDS vaccine. He says while the ultimate goal is prevention, much like that for polio, smallpox and measles, combating the AIDS virus requires a non-traditional strategy in which a vaccine may not totally block infection, but could lower the level of virus and slow down transmission. Fauc...

Cancer Children in US Get Wrong Dosage of Chemotherapy New Study

... that are not cancerous," she said. She said the ultimate solution would be a computerized medication delivery system that would keep track of a child's chemotherapy regimen and warn of potential overdoses. Short of that, it would help if drugmakers, hospitals and doctors could come up with universal dosi...

Change in Course of Treatment: Exploring Better Ways

...ecisions about whether a treatment is helping. Our ultimate goal is to continue effective treatment, but spare patients the side effects of a treatment that is destined to fail. This is the direction that future studies must take."...

Biologic Replaces Ointments & Surgery to Stop Aging

...ot feel any different and that's not achieving our ultimate goal. We want each patient to look good and feel great," she continues. Small changes in nutrition and exercise, stress management, and aggressive treatment of medical conditions have a profound effect on vitality, energy, concentration, and stamin...

New Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Looks Promising.

...ease activity, but remission should constitute the ultimate goal." said Josef S. Smolen, M.D., of the Medical University of Vienna, and colleagues....

A New Pill to Burn Away Unwanted Fat

...iet. The Salk scientists assert though that the ultimate use of their drug would be to treat people at risk of obesity-related diseases like diabetes, rather than offer a "no-work six-pack" pill. The drug mimics normal fat and chemically triggers a gene switch called PPAR-delta. Turning on this switch a...

Scientists Make Major Breakthrough in Regenerative Medicine

...bodies against injury, deformity, and disease. The ultimate medical treatment would be to change an abnormal organ or tissue back to its vibrant, normal state," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal. "This study is a landmark in regenerative medicine; the Stanford group has accompl...

Study Finds the Effect of Alcohol and Aspirin in TBI Patients

...ple die annually from these injuries//. TBI is the ultimate cause of death in 40 percent of all fatal trauma cases. TBI may result from a direct blow to the brain or from the secondary effects of head trauma such as bleeding, swelling, decreased oxygen, or increased pressure on the brain. Intracranial hemorrh...

Study Shows Hope for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

...a research hospital for further evaluation. “Our ultimate goal is to increase the number of patients who are diagnosed earlier so they can start treatment sooner and slow the progress of Alzheimer’s and improve their quality of life,” Polikr said. Source-Eurekalert SRM/V...

Ray of Hope for Women on Motherhood Day

...s is definitely a good, even if slow, start to the ultimate realization of our goal," Gogoi told IANS. The WRA movement was launched in India in 1999, representing NGOs, donor agencies and committed individuals. To attract national attention towards the issue of safe motherhood, WRA appealed for the declara...

Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery

...eated successfully with the Ponseti method. "Our ultimate goal is that our new minimally invasive treatment for CVT will result in better long-term outcomes for patients just as the Ponseti method has done for clubfoot," Dobbs says. Source-Newswise/B...

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