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Diabetes Drug Dramatically Boosts Potency of Platinum Chemotherapy

...cer drugs, Dana-Farber researchers believed it was worthwhile to try it and similar PPAR-gamma ligands in a different context, said Geoffrey Girnun, PhD, a researcher in Spiegelman's laboratory and lead author of the Cancer Cell report. "After discussing it with other Dana-Farber researchers, we decided to try ...

Suicide - Aboriginal Communities Take Stock of the Killing Numbers

... those suffering cerebral palsy? Although it is worthwhile to pool into the resources available within the community and fall back on the innate cultural strength, yet considering the magnitude of the problem, this is inadequate to make an effective impact on the suicide rate. External assistance is absolute...

HPV Vaccine – Should It Be Mandatory for Girls

...ch nearly 80% of women are exposed to, it might be worthwhile to protect them against the risks of HPV. But for now, experts prefer to wait instead of rushing with the implementation of the HPV vaccine. SAV/L...

Mid-day Naps Healthy for Your Heart

... have come out with study results that may make it worthwhile to have an afternoon nap, at least for your heart. Dimitrios Trichopoulos, lead researcher, looked at sleep patterns in Mediterranean countries where the afternoon nap or siesta is common. Incidence or rates of heart diseases are low in this pa...

World Leprosy Day – Easing Pain and Giving Hop

...he tenet of every World Leprosy Day. It might be worthwhile to look at recent statistics from epidemiological surveys sponsored by the World Health Organization, published in early August 2006. The reports have portrayed the incidence of 219,826 fresh cases of leprosy each year. Further, about 602 new cases o...

Black and White in ‘Shades of Grey

...ivides, or was it the other way round? It might be worthwhile to investigate. Sourc-Medindia RJA...

Unfolded Proteins May Protect Cells from Dying

...s the point that although blocking cell death is a worthwhile therapeutic strategy, blocking it globally is not. Scientists still need to understand the specific proteins involved to create the most effective therapy. 'When it comes to avoiding cancer or defense against virally infected cells, cell death is a...

Olive Oil Emulsions Prevent Cardiac Bypass Surgery

...usly be inserted," Dr. Savage said. "It would be a worthwhile addition to the interventionalists' bag of tricks." Source-Eurekalert KOM...

Men are from Mars and Women from Venus, but why on Earth are Women so Woefully Wronged?

... wrongly. Before acting irresponsibly, it might be worthwhile to seek guidance from The Golden Rule, 'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.'...

A Hot Date with the Lucrative UK Pharma Market

...ceuticals "The New Frontiers event was completely worthwhile and much better than we had expected. We had planned to bring our products to the UK, and now we will be able to do so in a much more organised efficient manner. New Frontiers is an intimate forum, which enable you to get down to business straight aw...

Kids' Food: Saltier than the Deep Blue Sea

...est reduction of salt intake in adults causes very worthwhile falls in blood pressure but this new research now strongly supports the same policy of salt reduction in children. "Children who eat less salt are likely to have a much lower risk of developing high blood pressure when they grow up and this spells o...

Hypnosis and Acupuncture Show Promise for Labor Pain

...s, if women find it helpful, I think that makes it worthwhile — even if it can’t be shown that they lead to fewer epidurals," Simkin said. "I’d love to get good hard evidence on some of these things where the evidence is insufficient," she said. Source-Newwise SRM...

Latest Weight-Loss Pill Offers Modest Results, Blocks 'Munchies'

...e cost would be so prohibitive that it wouldn’t be worthwhile on a public health basis," Brownell said. "And only a few people would be able to afford them." Source-Neswise SRM...

Transmission of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Linked to Previous ICU Room Occupants

...educe the risk further and, if so, whether this is worthwhile in a resource-limited system,” the authors conclude. Source-Newswie SRM...

ICU Rooms Home to Many Resistant Infections

...educe the risk further and, if so, whether this is worthwhile in a resource-limited system." NLA...

Mental Health: Mind at Peace or in Pieces?

...idents being reported. To correct this, it will be worthwhile to spruce up surveillance, enabling a record of all statistics to build an authentic suicide database, which will form the edifice of suicide prevention strategies. Additionally, awareness programmes that strive to remove the stigma associated with m...

“Polypill”- to prevent recurrent heart diseass

...ic health system. The pursuit of the polypill is worthwhile for Smith and other due to the possibility of having an extra public health tool to fight cardiovascular diseases. GY...

Forearm Support for Office Desks Could Be a Boon

... and his colleagues estimated the supports to be a worthwhile investment, when the potential savings in medical and workers' compensation expenses were considered.....

Premature Death - Smokers Puff Out Of life, Early

New York: It is worthwhile to consider kicking the smoking habit, even at older ages, because a recent study has revealed that cigarette smoking// enhances the risk of dying in middle age for both men and women. Giving up, certainly reduces the risk of premature death. The st...

Bottleneck: High on Spirits Can Cause A Dispirited Liver, Leading To Cirrhosis!

...its time to cork the bottle tight and do something worthwhile to kick the tendency. // Medical experts have issued a wake –up call to the inebriated, that cirrhosis, a disease of the liver is not far away, and is like a ticking time bomb, waiting to explode. Infact, figures show that there has been an alarmi...

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