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Novel Treatments Demonstrate Improvements in Overall Survival and Response Rates in Difficult-To-Treat Forms of Leukemia and Lymphoma

...Chronic Lymphocytic Leuke m ia [Abstract #325] M ichael Hallek, M.D., University of Cologne, Colo g ne , Germany, and German CLL Study gro u p Results from this multinational phase III clinical trial suggest that fludarabine, cyclophosphamide, and rituximab (FCR) chemoimmunoth...

SARS outbreaks contained

...rk figure by which an outbreak can be judged contained. Announcing Saturday that the global outbreak had been contained, WHO Director General Dr. gro Harlem Brundtland warned countries around the world not to let down their guard against the virus, saying they must remain vigilant against the diseas...

SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight

...n important milestone in the fight against the disease, which emerged in southern China last November. The WHO's top officials -- Director-General gro Harlem Brundtland and David Heymann, Executive Director of Communicable Diseases -- are due to make the announcement, underlining how important they f...

WHO To Support Public Health Threats

...wo-way communication between WHO and the national authorities. "This is an extremely significant step for international public health," said Dr gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General of WHO. "SARS has shown us the size of the challenges we face. These new measures will help us respond even mor...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...ations to come. This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on,” said Dr gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General of the WHO to the 56th World Health Assembly. “Now we must see this Convention come into force as soon as pos...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...ations to come. This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on,” said Dr gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General of the WHO to the 56th World Health Assembly. “Now we must see this Convention come into force as soon as poss...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...ations to come. This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on,” said Dr gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General of the WHO to the 56th World Health Assembly. “Now we must see this Convention come into force as soon as poss...

Final push to eradicate leprosy

...and Nepal. WHO has committed itself to eradicating leprosy by 2005, a goal that public health experts say is attainable. WHO director-general Dr gro Harlem Brundtland said she was confident the target would be reached. At the end of 2000, there were approximately 600,000 leprosy cases register...

Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO

...out with a damning disclosure that half the world's children are passive smoke. In a message on "No Tobacco Day 2001," World Health Organization chief gro Harlem Brundtland said 700 million children were exposed to the health hazard because most governments still allowed smoking in public places. She add...

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Growing a garden of future environmental leaders

...s competed this year for 32 fellowships. EPA's gro fellowship program helps build environmental studi...peted this year for 22 fellowships. Several former gro fellows now work for EPA, including 2002 gro fellow Toiya Goodlow who works as a chemist in the...

Honeybee researcher to unravel properties governing lifespan with support from Norway

... gro Amdam, associate professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, has been awarded two grants totaling the U.S. equivalent of abo...

PNNL's Richard Smith named to prestigious Scientific American 50 list of outstanding leaders

...include stem cell researcher Douglas Melton, Nobel prize-winning neurobiologist Roderick MacKinnon, former World Health Organization Secretary General gro Harlem Brundtland, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The complete list of this years winners for the SA 50 appea...

Old developmental pathways spawn revolutionary evolutionary changes

...pal stage, she doesnt know if shell arise a worker or gyne (future queen) unless she consults with Arizona State Universitys social insect researcher gro Amdam. Amdams group is shedding new light on the development of colonial insects from solitary ancestors through study of a primitive social order...

ASU researchers find link between social behavior, maternal traits in bees

...puzzling questions in the evolution of bees is how some species developed social behaviors. Arizona State University Life Sciences associate professor gro Amdam thinks part of the answer can be traced back to bee reproductive traits. A paper describing Amdam's experiments, "Complex social behavior der...

Research updates 65-year-old genetic discovery

...itself, what's noteworthy is that three of the researchers are junior faculty--assistant or associate professors. Stone, an associate professor, joins gro Amdam, an assistant professor, and Kevin McGraw, an assistant professor, on the list. Both Amdam and McGraw are in the college's School of Life Scienc...

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