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.
team learned the importance of incorporating local...aining where their loved ones were buried.
team realised that if the community was to be brou...y when traditional healers promise a cure.
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pulled out of Bouak public hospital in May and the...o months' average income, according an unpublished msf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
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says, "Millions of people around the world today r... treat over 80% of the 80,000 AIDS patients in the msf
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
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...
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...