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Sutent achieves first line EAU approval for kidney cancer

Berlin, March 22 Sutent (sunitinib malate) has received a European Association of...Urology (EAU) recommendation, as first-line therapy in patients with metastatic renal cell...carcinoma of good and intermediate risk, just two months after gaining EU marketing...authorization for first line use in all patients with advanced and/or metastatic renal cell...carcinoma (mRCC).1 These new EAU guideli...

Darveau receives Periodontal Disease Research Award

... Dr. Darveau is an outstanding intellectual and scientist in the periodontal field, and his work has provided the impetus for two major paradigm shifts in the understanding of the host response to periodontal bacteria. As early as 1995, Dr. Darveau was o...

Womens skin tone influences perception of beauty, health, age, sociobiologists find

Philadelphia, Penn. (June 9, 2006) -- Using a revolutionary imaging process, a new study is revealing that wrinkles aren't the only cue the human eye looks for to evaluate age. Scientists at the Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Urban Ethology (Austria) and the Department for Sociobiology/Anthropology at the University of Goettingen (Germany), have shown that facial skin color distribution, or tone,...

Funding and bureaucracy, not access to journals, are chief obstacles to scientific productivity

Oxford, UK and Boston, USA The single most important issue obstructing the productivity of biomedical scientists today is the culture of research funding. This finding challenges the belief of some that the lack of "open access" to journal content is a major barrier to scientific productivity. ...... A survey of 883 biomedical scientists in Europe and North America - commissioned by the Publishi...

The Alzheimer patient who sang 'Oh, what a beautiful morning!'

Medical Hypotheses, an Elsevier publication, has announced the winner of the 2005 David Horrobin Prize for medical theory. Written by Professors Lola Cuddy and Jackie Duffin from Queens University, Canada, the article, "Music, Memory and Alzheimer's disease; is music recognition spared in dementia, and how can it be assessed?" was judged to best embody the spirit of the journal. The 1,000 prize,...

Public education key to ending bureaucratic regulation that stifles medical research

The public needs to know that advances in diagnostics and therapeutics are being held up by bureaucratic regulation designed to protect their privacy, states an Editorial in this week's issue of The Lancet. ...... Large databases of patients' records are needed for important medical research, such as that into the causes of disease. But growing concerns about privacy have spawned a great many law...

First impressions of beauty may demonstrate why the pretty prosper

We might not be able to resist a pretty face after all, according to a report from the University of Pennsylvania. Experiments in which subjects were given a fraction of a second to judge "attractiveness" offered further evidence that our preference for beauty might be hard-wired. People who participated in the studies were also more likely to associate pretty faces with positive traits.........

Mountainous plateau creates ozone 'halo' around Tibet

Not only is the air around the world's highest mountains thin, but it's thick with ozone, says a new study from University of Toronto researchers.... ...In fact, say the scientists, the ring of ozone that exists around the Tibetan plateau, which rises 4,000 metres above sea level and includes such famous peaks as Mount Everest and K2, is as concentrated as the ozone found in heavily polluted citi...

Beauty queens urge girls not to sacrifice their bones

Seven beauty queens from four continents today appealed to girls and young women to realize that modern ideas of "beauty" can damage their bones and lead to osteoporosis later in life. ......The women, from Australia, Austria, Panama, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela, were speaking at "IOF Beauties and the Bones", an event organized by International Osteoporosis Foundation - IOF. ......Speaking mov...

HSPH student Kevin Chan awarded Trudeau Foundation Scholarship

Boston, MA -- A Harvard School of Public Health doctoral student, Dr. Kevin Chan, has been awarded Canada's largest scholarship for doctoral studies in the social sciences and humanities. The Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, valued at $160,000, is awarded annually to up to 15 exceptional Canadians. Dr. Chan, a Toronto resident, is pursuing a doctorate in public health in HSPH's Department of Popul...
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