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A treatment, not a cure: Calcium silicate neutralizes an acidic stream
...t, "Viewing calcium applications as a prescriptive cure
for acid rain is like a runner viewing steroids as a cure
for a bad knee. At the end of the race, when the steroids have worn off, the runner is left limping....
Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting
...icals in the 21st Century : Examination of current cure
claims in countries throughout the world. (67.45 p.m.) New Writing Systems: Indigenous peoples and minority groups are developing new writing systems for their languages. (Wednesday 6-7.45 p.m.) Thursday Islam, Health and th...
Technology award presented to Weizmann Institute scientist
...ectly into the human body to detect and prevent or cure
disease. Award winners are chosen by their peers in the WTN. The Network's membership is made up of past and present award winners and finalists, and today comprises over 800 individuals and organizations from 50 countries. Its stated goal is to b...
Muscling in on a deadly cancer
...0 years, "there have been dramatic improvements in cure
rates for a number of cancers," he adds. "However, the outcome for advanced alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma has remained largely the same for 30 years." Until now, scientists have been unable to breed mice with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, so "we unders...
GENEPI: a tool to refine and fine-tune radiotherapy treatment for cancer
...o be given to selected patients, thereby improving cure
Moffitt doctor's talk on ovarian cancer receives international first place award
...ole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure
OneWorld Health presents preliminary clinical trial results at ASTMH
...III clinical trial in India for a low-cost drug to cure
a deadly parasitic disease will be presented by Victoria Hale, Ph.D., founder and CEO of the Institute for OneWorld Health, the first nonprofit pharmaceutical company in the U.S. The results will be made at the American Society of Tropical Medicine ...
Joslin Diabetes Center awards 1st Mary K. Iacocca Faculty Fellowship
...to fund cutting-edge research for treatments and a cure
for type 1 and type 2 diabetes. To commemorate this long legacy of diabetes philanthropy, the Iacocca Foundation hosted "The Journey Shared: The Iacocca Foundation's 20th Anniversary Celebration" at Ellis Island on Oct. 7....
OneWorld Health named business leader in public health on '2004 Scientific American 50'
...III clinical trial in India for a low-cost drug to cure
a deadly parasitic disease, visceral leishmaniasis...e. OneWorld Health expects to lower the cost per cure
to about US$10 per adult treatment compared with current therapies which cost up to US$200. Regulat...
Grants target better predictors for type 1 diabetes
...e predicts that the better treatment and potential cure
that ideally result from the studies will be as mu...pe which is diabetes. There is not going to be one cure
for cancer and there is not going to be one cure
for diabetes." ...
Sick Kids researchers confirm that cancer stem cells initiate and grow brain tumours
...ncer mortality in children and remain difficult to cure
despite advances in surgery and drug treatments. In adults, most brain tumours are also among the harshest cancers with formidable resistance to most therapies. "Next, we are going to study the gene expression of the brain tumour stem cells. Once we ...
University of South Florida designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society
...ng the disease. There is no effective treatment or cure
for this fatal illness that affects 30,000 Americans and places another 200,000 at risk. Since 1999, USF has treated more than 250 patients with Huntington's Disease from across Florida. The Center of Excellence designation is expected to incr...
Isotron licenses ORNL cancer treatment technology
...n extremely significant development in the race to cure
cancer." Sandler hopes the treatment, which will allow physicians to treat nearly 20 types of cancer, is available by early 2007. Cancers most resistant to conventional treatments include brain tumors, melanoma, sarcoma, certain types of prostate ...
Pain reliever may help treat life-threatening childhood disease
...ited States as well as Western Europe. There is no cure
or standard treatment, and children with the most ...s said. "While this additional protection wouldn't cure
the disease, it could lessen the severity of symptoms." The study appears in the current issue...
Stronger therapy better for AML with normal genetics
...ed longer remission periods and a better chance of cure
than did the two less-intense therapies. That is, ...fferent strategies are still needed to give higher cure
rates in these AML patients," Farag says. Statistician Amy S. Ruppert, research spec...
Citrus shows promise for certain childhood cancer
...found, perhaps scientists could exploit it to help cure
the disease. What Poulose found with the extracted limonoid was that the neuroblastoma cells died with relatively small amounts of concentrated limonoids and all in 48 hours or less. They tested t...
Shark cartilage cancer 'cure' shows danger of pseudoscience
...es, "Crude shark cartilage is marketed as a cancer cure
on the premise that sharks don't get cancer. That'...ision that taking crude shark cartilage extractcan cure
them of cancer, and they believe it without demanding to see the science behind the claims," Ostrand...
Purdue research offers hope for canine, human spinal injuries
...wners, Borgens strongly cautions those who think a cure
for human paralysis is right around the corner. "There are significant differences between canine and human spinal cords that must be addressed before this treatment can be applied to people," Borgens said. "In dogs, for example, some ...
$43 million from Gates Foundation to produce inexpensive antimalarial drug for Third World
...proach to developing a more affordable, accessible cure
for malaria, which kills more than a million children each year. OneWorld Health, which announced the grant today (Monday, Dec. 13), will work in partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, and Amyris Biotechnologies. UC Berkeley will c...
New model of rare childhood blindness holds promise for testing preventive therapies
...e day be able to test new treatments to prevent or cure
this devastating disease of the retina. This finding, from investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Columbia University, will be published in the Dec. 20 issue of Molecular Brain Research (MBR). The model for this disease, called L...
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