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Breast Cancer Protein MSF Linked To Disease Severity

Dr. Anan Schor and colleagues from Dundee University has found a new protein which may be responsible for the disease progression in breast cancer patients//. The new protein which is known as MSF protein is produced in high quantity in patients with breast cancer and the amount of protein produced...

Congress Appeals to Obama Administration, Thailand: Stop Hmong Returns to Laos

... "It should be noted that the recent protest by Nobel Peace Prize winner.. msf is historical," said Dr. Jane Hamilton-Merritt, author of " Tragic Mo...staunchest allies. Secretary Clinton should acknowledge this heroic act by msf by reading the carefully documented reports of medically certified abuses, ...

Agencies must win trust of locals to contain Marburg and Ebola outbreaks

... prevented from completing their missions. The msf team learned the importance of incorporating local...aining where their loved ones were buried. The msf team realised that if the community was to be brou...y when traditional healers promise a cure. The msf team in Uige enlisted the support of the Sobas tr...

Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill

...alth workers have started returning to the region. msf pulled out of Bouak public hospital in May and the...o months' average income, according an unpublished msf report. A Caesarean section costs eight months' in...also diminish the public's use of health services. msf found that in 2006, the number of consultations in...

HIV Prevention to Thai Prisoners

...r experience of providing HIV prevention and treatment in two prisons in Thailand. In June 2003, at the invitation of the prison health services, msf began providing clinical support in two prisons in BangkokMinburi, a remand prison, and Bangkwang, a maximum-security prison. In their PLoS Medic...

TB Super-strain Found in Myanmar Migrants

...t addresses or telephones, providing follow-up treatment is difficult. Treating a normal TB case takes up to nine months, but Romero said that msf doctors in Mae Sot had no drugs to treat patients with XDR. "We cannot provide any treatment to them," he said. "It's quite new, and it's not availabl...

People Before Patents

...up to it again and is targeting India. (The msf and other organizations succeeded ultimately in fo...artis to drop its case in South Africa.) The msf says, "Millions of people around the world today r... treat over 80% of the 80,000 AIDS patients in the msf projects. If Novartis is successful in its c...

Drug Companies Hit Out at Thai Generic Drug Scheme

... The Thai government's stance has the full support of non-governmental aid organisations such as Medecins Sans Frontieres. Paul Cawthorn from msf Thailand says the pharmaceutical industry's claims about its economic impact are exaggerated. "Companies argue that if countries go down the roa...

Mental Health of Kashmiris Needs Urgent Attention: Survey

...e conflict. The report by the Holland-based msf is based on 510 interviews conducted in the Kashmi...nce since the beginning of the conflict," said the msf survey that was released in November but has got v..., approximately half the sample interviewed in the msf survey reported they never, or only occasionally, ...

Tuberculosis Experts Outline Proposals to Speed Up Drug Development

...andard therapy was developed in the 1960s. Basic science is not being translated into new TB drugs needed to improve treatment, according to an msf analysis of the TB drug pipeline. There are not enough promising drugs in the pipeline and serious funding gaps prevent the development of candidate d...
MSF in Medical Dictionary

Malaria

...rasite life cycle involves two hosts; during a blood meal, a malaria -infected female ... Treating Children with Malaria in Sierra Leone ... msf trains laypeople in remote areas to test for malaria and treat simple cases. ... The Global malaria Programme (GMP) is part of the WHO, the fo...
MSF in Biological News

New study suggests promising drug combinations for sleeping sickness

...in sub-Saharan Africa and is a serious disease for which there are few treatment options. The most commonly used drug, Melarsoprol, is highly toxic. msf and Epicentre jointly carried out a trial that started in 2001 in Uganda to evaluate the efficacy and safety of three drug combinations for this dis...

Indonesia - disaster relief aid in action

...ons such as Marmara-Turkey, 1999; Bam- Iran, 2003 and Kashmir- Pakistan, 2005), left within just forty-eight hours of the disaster, joining four other msf medical and paramedic specialists to volunteer aid to Asia. Indonesia, located in the Pacific's "ring of fire" was the target of the latest devas...
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