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Roche Engages in Four Additional AIDS Technology Transfers to Strengthen Local Manufacturing in World's Poorest Countries

- Free-of-charge expertise for factories in Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe - NUTLEY, N.J., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced that it has entered into four new technology transfers with local manufacturing companies in African and Asian nations w...

World-Renowned Therapist Joins The Center for Children and Families In Its Work With the Nation's Poorest Families

Dr. Bradford Keeney brings expertise in world practices of healing to Mississippi Delta region of Northern Louisiana MONROE, La., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Children and Families in Monroe, Louisiana proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Bradford Keeney a...

Initiative to Offer Medical Treatment to the Poorest

The Tata group and the Jharkhand government along with three major corporate houses have initiated India's first public-private partnership to form a trust to ensure medical treatment // to the people living below poverty line in Jharkhand. Christened as 'Sarva Swasthya Mission Trust', it is ...

Despite Attacks, A.L.L. Calls on Catholic Organizations to Condemn 'Obamacare'

...s institutions rooted in Catholic social teaching, these groups should be at the forefront of the fight against the injustice of rationed care for the poorest of the poor, of tax-subsidized abortion and contraception, and of disregard for the health of the sick and elderly." American Life League was c...

House Committee Approves Amendment Eliminating Cost-Sharing for Medicaid Preventive Services

...of Preventive Medicine, the American Heart Association, and the Trust for America's Health. "This amendment will make it easier for some of the poorest and most underserved Americans to obtain services that will help keep them healthy, instead of waiting for expensive treatment once they get sick," sa...

Catholic Charities, Vincent De Paul Society Supporting Abortion-Providing Healthcare Plan, Says ALL

...ican Life League. "Millions of taxpayers will be forced to subsidize abortion, contraception, euthanasia and bureaucratic denial of health care to the poorest of the poor." The Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Catholic Charities USA sent out an action alert asking members to contact their legislato...

Recession Takes Toll on Children's Health

... National poll finds kids in poorest families feel effects most FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- The recession is taking a toll on many U.S. children, especially the poor a...

Vaccine May Someday Thwart Ear Infections

... to deliver vaccines," Bakaletz said. "It's our hope that the method of applying the vaccine to the skin will allow us to distribute it to some of the poorest children in the world." Ear infection, or otitis media, is the most frequently diagnosed illness in U.S. children younger than 15 and the leading c...

Family History Key to Psychiatric Disorder Risk

...g patients with psychiatric disorders. "From a public health perspective, family history may be useful for determining which patients will have the poorest prognosis," Milne and colleagues wrote. "For example, among those with depression, anxiety disorder, alcohol dependence and drug dependence, a fami...

Boston Cardinal O'Malley Withdraws Caritas Christi From Potential Abortion Scandal

...concern for the health and well-being of those youngest members of his archdiocese. He has set a beautiful example of dedication and charity for those poorest of the poor - the preborn. Cardinal O'Malley has answered our call and beat the clock as the minutes ticked away until the July 1 launch of the n...
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CuraGen Updates CR011-vcMMAE Data at ASCO

...ic regimen and any number of prior immunotherapies. Of the patients enrolled, 94% had Stage IV disease of which two-thirds were classified as M1c, the poorest risk group. The study successfully met its primary activity endpoint, with 5 objective responses (1 unconfirmed) observed in 34 evaluable patie...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

..., Director of Immunisation for the UK Department of Health in London, discussed accelerated efforts to deliver these and other vaccines to the world's poorest people. Under a three-year-old program initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, public-health officials are now targeting individu...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

... QIAGEN donates one million tests to expand access to HPV screening in the world's poorest countries VENLO, Netherlands, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Results from an eight-year trial involving more than 130,000 women published tod...

Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) Data Presented on a Phase II Clinical Trial in Elderly Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

... Response Observed Across All Subtypes of AML, Including Those with poorest Prognoses SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation ...sponses were seen in all subgroups of patients, including patients with the poorest prognoses. Additionally, 44 percent of patients maintained stable disease ...

CuraGen Announces Preliminary Data from Ongoing Phase II Study Showing Clinical Activity of CR011-vcMMAE in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma

...ic regimen and any number of prior immunotherapies. Of the patients enrolled, 94% had Stage IV disease of which two-thirds were classified as M1c, the poorest risk group. At the time of the data cutoff for this analysis (19 Sept 2008), 31 patients had at least one efficacy assessment available, and 18 pati...

Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees

...themselves are demonstrating their commitment to doing more for the world's poorest people," ONE's Lane said. In sub-Saharan Africa alone, World Vision has t...le to solve the world's most urgent problems and help people in the world's poorest regions to help themselves out of extreme poverty. Through ONE Vote '08, a ...

Sanofi Pasteur to Donate 60 Million Doses of H5N1 Vaccine to WHO Over 3 Years for its Influenza Vaccine Global Stockpile

...h Organization (WHO) over 3 years for the establishment of an H5N1 vaccine global stockpile. "The H5N1 virus is currently circulating in some of the poorest regions of the world and an outbreak of pandemic influenza would most likely hit populations living in areas with limited access to vaccines. This don...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

...iae. He currently heads a $30 million effort by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization aimed at getting pneumococcal vaccine to the world's poorest countries. The lecture is named for Dr. Robert Austrian, former chair of medical research at the University of Pennsylvania, who developed the first...

New Analysis from 14 Countries Identifies Drug Access Priorities to Achieve 2010 AIDS Treatment Target

...the best chance we've ever had to build comprehensive health systems in the poorest settings." NEW YORK AND CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov.27 /PRNewswire-USN...the best chance we've ever had to build comprehensive health systems in the poorest settings." "It is irresponsible to get bogged down in debates on simpli...

New Clinical Studies Confirm Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) GI in Range of Procedures

...uracy for further differentiation of strictures and stenosis, which is one of the most poorly diagnosed GI conditions and can lead to cancers with the poorest prognosis: cholangiocarcinoma or pancreatic cancer. Another study evaluated the ability of Cellvizio(R) GI to evaluate pathologic features of small i...
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Ganglion cyst

...ng a ganglion cyst was to strike the lump with a large, heavy book, causing the cyst to rupture and drain into the surrounding tissues. Since even the poorest households usually possessed a Bible, that was what they used, which is how ganglion cysts came to be nicknamed "Bible Bumps" or sometimes "Gideon's D...

Ramón Carrillo

...ervice, coming from the whole of Argentina , and became aware of the high prevalence of poverty-linked diseases, specially in the candidates from the poorest provinces. He carried out statistical studies showing that the country only had 45% of the required hospital beds, moreover unevenly distributed, with...
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Sudden 'ecosystem flips' imperil world's poorest regions, say water experts

This release is available in French . Modern agriculture and land-use practices may lead to major disruptions of the worlds water flows, with potentially sudden and dire consequences for regions least able to cope with them researchers at the Stockholm University-affiliated Stockholm Resi...

New flood-tolerant rice offers relief for world's poorest farmers

A gene that enables rice to survive complete submergence has beenidentified by a team of researchers at the International RiceResearch Institute in the Philippines and at the University ofCalifornia's Davis and Riverside campuses. The discovery allows fordevelopment of new rice varieties that can w...

UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals

...s for everyone, regardless of race, age, sex or financial status. Programs that support science and mathematics in schools must be offered to even the poorest schools if this nation is to live up to its creed. Offering these programs is a fairly easy decision to make if it will provide support and assistance...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

...men break the corals in their attempts to get it." Dr Cinner says. But in developing countries, spear guns can be the fishing tool most used by the poorest fishers because they are cheap to make and the yield can be high, so they are an important source of income for poor fishers. "You can't simply im...

Help for climate-stressed corals

...men break the corals in their attempts to get it." Dr Cinner says. But in developing countries, spear guns can be the fishing tool most used by the poorest fishers because they are cheap to make and the yield can be high, so they are an important source of income for poor fishers. "You can't simply im...

NASA uses satellite to unearth innovation in crop forecasting

...ch in 2013. Food reserves are at their lowest level in 30 years, according to the United Nations World Food Program, putting the world's 1 billion poorest people most at risk. Prices for wheat, rice, and corn have more than doubled in the last 24 months, hitting countries like Haiti, Bangladesh, and Burk...

SRI International receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant

...ion's Global Health Program. "I'm optimistic that some of these exploratory projects will lead to life-saving breakthroughs for people in the world's poorest countries." ...

Study finds most wars occur in Earth's richest biological regions

...ion International (CI) and an author of the study. "Millions of the world's poorest people live in hotspots and depend on healthy ecosystems for their survival... In total, the hotspots are home to a majority of the world's 1.2 billion poorest people who rely on the resources and services provided by natural ecosystem...

A protein that protects against Alzheimer's?

...tcomes, with a better ability to combat the diseases and a higher survival rate than the unmodified mice. The knockout mice with no ApoD displayed the poorest outcomes. These experiments serve to illustrate the protective and reparative role of this protein. When can we expect medication? A number of ...

Trees won't stop tsunamis, scientists warn

...s for civil defence and emergency planning, the cost of restoring affected regions and in minimizing the death and destruction suffered by some of the poorest communities in the world, the team says. "The idea that planting 'green belts' can both protect coastal communities and enhance their environment h...
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Vi typhoid vaccine proves highly effective in young children

... has been limited, partly because of doubts about Vi's ability to protect pre-school age children. This age group is at exceptionally high risk in the poorest settings. There are also doubts about Vi's ability to confer "herd protection," or protection of unvaccinated residents living in highly vaccinated a...

Nature parks can save species as climate changes

...se ecosystems is vital for people too. Healthy ecosystems are the first line of defence against the impacts of climate change for many of the world's poorest people." One example, is the Gola Forest Transboundary Peace Park, on the borders of Sierra Leone and Liberia, uniting existing protected IBAs and ...

Sangamo BioSciences Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research

...s Global Health Program . "I'm optimistic that some of these exploratory projects will lead to life-saving breakthroughs for people in the world's poorest countries." About Grand Challenges Explorations Grand Challenges Explorations is a five-year, $100 million initiative of the Gates Foundation...

Stemedica Announces the Appointment of Dr. Michael Bayer as Director, Medical Services

...work, Dr. Bayer co-founded "The Free Wheelchair Mission", a non-profit that has delivered wheel chairs to over 370,000 people in some of the poorest countries worldwide. ( www.freewheelchairmission.org ) About Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc. Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. ( http://www.st...

French Agency AMP Appoints Dr Kamel Senouci as Director of SIVAC Initiative (Supporting Independent Immunization and Vaccine Advisory Committees)

...IVI) is the world's only international organization devoted exclusively to developing and introducing new and improved vaccines to protect the world's poorest people, especially children in developing countries. An initiative of the United Nations Development Program and based in Seoul, IVI conducts research...

LF Elimination Program Treats Over Half Billion People and Protects Millions More From Debilitating Disease

...es grotesque, painful swelling of the limbs, breasts, and genitals. Considered a neglected tropical disease, LF almost exclusively affects the world's poorest people. Approximately one fifth of the world's population (1.3 billion people) is at risk of contracting LF and approximately 120 million people in 83...

Inc. Magazine Names Senior Whole Health the Number One Fastest-Growing Private Company in US

...H, whose plan currently serves 6,100 individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid in Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut. "We've helped the poorest and oldest individuals to live independently while giving their caregivers peace of mind." Based in Cambridge, MA, SWH combines all of the benefits ...

Steve Davis Joins Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) as Interim CEO

...search organizations that focus on bench science. IDRI's goal to create vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics for diseases that affect the world's poorest people is powerful. The team here has previously delivered in a number of areas in infectious diseases in the past, and many scientists here have expe...

Newsweek International Editions: Highlights And Exclusives, May 19, 2008

... crisis with a primer on the incredibly political nature of food. As food prices spiral out of control, the worry is that millions more of the world's poorest will also be lost to its ravages. Over the past few months, there have been food-related riots in 22 countries. Fuel prices have risen farther and fas...

Engineers harness cell phone technology for use in medical imaging

...ntoni Ivorra. Both researchers are in the UC Berkeley Biophysics Graduate Group. Rubinsky noted that simply donating imaging devices to the world's poorest regions is not a viable, long-term solution. "More than half of the medical equipment in developing countries is left unused or broken because it is t...
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