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Wanted: Holistic approach to cancer treatment

... the advancement of cancertherapy. The strategy is driven by the financial necessity to develop a drugthat will return a profit on the investments needed to obtain FDA approval andthen covering the cost of marketing that drug. An interview with former congressman Berkley Bedell (D-Iowa), who helped foundt...

Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds

...cruitingstrategies since the 1970s, Anderson says, driven in part by for-profitagencies' desire to improve the quality of the blood plasma supply. A largepercentage of paid donors historically have come from the underclass andhomeless populations, groups that tend to suffer from malnutrition, drug and/oralc...

Updated Results On Heart Assist Device Presented At International Transplant Meeting

... placed on the Novacor LVAS, anelectromagnetically driven pump surgically implanted in the abdomen thatconnects to the heart's main pumping chamber, the left ventricle. An electroniccontroller and battery pack worn on a belt or as a shoulder bag provide power. Their outcomes were compared to a group of 35 ...

Snowmobile Injuries

...ically: therate of 17 deaths per 100 million miles driven in snowmobiles was much higherthan the rate of 2 deaths per 100 million miles driven in on-road motorvehicles. The authors estimated that during the two-year period, on-road motorvehicl...

Study Offers Hope For Immune Reconstitution After HIV Infection

...ual's T cells after his or her viral load has been driven down by highlyactive antiretroviral therapy (HAART)," says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci,M.D. "Moreover, the technique developed to track newly produced T cells couldprove to be a valuable research tool for monitoring immune reconstitution inHIV-...

Study Finds Less Intensive Treatments May Not Maintain HIV Suppression

...py (HAART) - even aftertheir viral loads have been driven below the level of detection by currentassays - po...n hold virus production at bayafter HIV levels are driven down by intensive therapy. The multicenter studyenrolled more than 500 individuals, each of whom ha...

Policy Methods For Eliminating Child Labor

... current political efforts to curb child labor are driven by emotions rather than the results of scholarly investigation and that their contribution helps fill the void of serious studies of child labor. "This is a field of study where prescription has outstripped analysis by a wide margin," they say in the...

Dying To Quit: Why We Smoke And How We Stop

... 20 or 30 pounds after quitting may be genetically driven and that the small weight gain most quitters experience merely brings their weight up to what is considered normal. In assessing why so many of us continue to smoke, Brigham explores the behavioral economics of tobacco use. For many smokers, she poi...

Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road

... (FEB. 19, 1998* -- BLACKSBURG, VA) Have you ever driven in a pouringrain or thick fog, uncertain where the edge of your lane or the road is? Haveyou ever barely missed a pedestrian on a dark night because you could not seethem? Researchers in Virginia Tech's Center for Transportation Research and theVir...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... most popular vaccine brands for children may not be ... some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market ... to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. ... driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a ... science and of mathematics at the U. of I. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... published in the April issue of Immunity , ... for Medical Research, says it,s time to take a ... treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, ... molecules released into the bloodstream to fight an injury ... necessary for maintaining good health without inflammation, wounds ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... that as many as 10 million older Americans suffer ... and isolation. , However, new research a project ... Americans for six years found that Internet use ... by more than 30 percent. , "That,s a very ... professor of telecommunication, information studies and media who led ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on ... review today examining the current state of knowledge of ... for improved global surveillance strategies to combat the emergence ... Ebola in West Africa that has claimed the lives ... Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), ...
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