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First U.S. Face Transplant Recipient Recounts Ordeal

46-year-old woman lost most of mid-face area in gun blast WEDNESDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) --The recipient of the first face transplant done in the United States has stepped forward to reveal the results of her surgery. Connie Culp, a 46-year-old Ohio woman, lost a large part of he...

Bird Flu Survivor Recounts her ‘hell

A woman from Thailand who was infected by H5N1 bird flu virus and managed to survive recounts her story of being 'in hell'.// 27 years old Pranom Thongchan, of Srisomboon, central Thailand, tells her horrific story on how she watched first her chickens dying... Then it was her niece who coughed ...

Addiction Treatment Will Help Make Health Reform Affordable, New Analysis Shows

...wed research and studies showing that treatment of addiction, a pervasive yet treatable chronic disease, can contain costs. For example, it recounts how one study showed that total medical costs were reduced 26 percent among a group of patients who received treatment addiction. Another study showe...

First-Person Stories Gathered on Web Shape New Nonfiction TV Series from Veteran Producers

...ity" (physician assisted suicide) law to plan the time and place of their deaths. Meeting-stories.org features stories ranging from a man who recounts a series of sexual flings enabled by Internet chat rooms over the course of several years, finally culminating in a chance online encounter with the w...

Smallpox -- the death of a disease

...th Fenn, author of Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82, and Associate Professor of History, Duke University, Dr. Henderson also recounts in vivid detail the continuing struggle over whether to destroy the remaining virus in the two laboratories still that held it. Then came the startlin...

NEJM study points to new era in hepatitis C treatment

... those of a similar study conducted in Europe that was reported on in the same issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. An accompanying editorial recounts the history of hepatitis C treatments, beginning 25 years ago with the discovery of interferon. It comments on the two studies: "Telaprevir appears to...

New Memoir Details Effects of Alzheimer's on Family

... Daughter recounts Time Spent Caring for Parents with Alzheimer's in Heartfelt New Book S...ith them, slowly watching the disease take its toll." "36 Days Apart" recounts this painful, enlightening journey, and Tornillo writes candidly about the ...

University of Arizona research on scorpion antivenom published in NEJM

...ay 14 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine . The article, "Antivenom for Critically Ill Children with Neurotoxicity from Scorpion Stings," recounts a study of 15 children conducted in Tucson, Ariz., during 2004 and 2005. All of the children had been admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit fol...

Make No Small Plans: M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Endeavors to Make Cancer History

...th and growth of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center to international eminence. Blending the roles of historian and narrator, Olson recounts an epic tale of vision, courage and frontier spirit that shaped the hospital, influenced the course of modern oncology and offered hope to those who t...

Video: CVS/pharmacy Pays Tribute to Caregivers and Announces Winners of the 'For All the Ways You Care' Contest

...ys You Care grand prize winner and recipient of $25,000. Pat was nominated by a friend with an essay titled, "A Place to Live, A Place to Die," which recounts Pat's 30-plus years as a provider and foster parent for severely disabled and chronically ill children. For these needy children whose parents are una...
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Penguins setting off sirens over health of world's oceans

... South America, Australia, New Zealand, the Falklands Islands and Antarctica also have suffered significant population declines, Boersma said. She recounts watching in 2006 as climate anomalies wreaked havoc on breeding of the same population of Emperor penguins that was featured in the popular 2005 film ...

Breast cancer cells have to learn to walk before they can run

...d in real time as breast cancer cells learned how to walk. We quickly realized that there was a significant cell movement, which was quite surprising, recounts Pearson. Within 24 hours, a large number of these spheres had lost their organization, and the cells started to dance around. (see movie) While dan...

Viral genetic differences are possible key to HIV dementia

...lations." The researchers also analyzed the sequences in search of a "genetic signature" common to the CNS-specific viruses in all 18 individuals, recounts Pillai. They found such a pattern, consisting of four amino acids, within a subregion of the viral envelope gene known as the V3 loop. "The identifi...
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Psychologist - technology entrepreneurs frequently experience hypomania

... mental cases, normal isnt the first word that comes to mind when describing them. Hypomanics live on the edge between normal and abnormal. Gartner recounts a survey he did of entrepreneurs who were asked whether a list of hypomanic traits culled from psychiatric literature are typical of an entrepreneur. ...

Van Campen reviving UW's drug-development related education

...station. What should their mission be to help serve academia and industry?" recounts Van Campen. Problem is, every time she suggested a few names for the direct...een instrumentally involved with the station throughout its recent history, recounts the slow process of resurrecting the station. "UW investigators researching...
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