The research has shown that age-related macular degeneration , a progressive disease that leads to loss of central vision, two to three times as common among the tobacco smokers, and the risk is dose dependent . After reviewing medical records, evaluating mammograms at diagnosis and then calculating the risk of subsequent breast cancer events during follow-up, the researchers found that the risk of second breast cancer appeared to be elevated among women with higher density.
Smoking causes blindnessAMD Alliance International strongly urges all smokers in the Great American Smokeout on 19 November take in order to save their eyes and protect. Their vision of the debilitating effects of macular degeneration. Continue reading
Age Concern England and help have the age form form a single charity to improve the lives of older people.CMS issues final rule banning Physician Self – Referral, USA – CMS issued final regulations prohibit physicians from referring Medicare patients for certain products, services and audits of companies in which they or their immediate family members provided a financial interest in .
The final rule put on display put on display today in the fifth September 2007 Federal Register is published. For more information. Continue reading
So named Cervical Cancer Vaccine, wins tender UK National Immunization ProgramIn Scotland, the catch – up program will begin on 1 September 2008.
GSK will now work with the UK Department of Health the successful implementation the successful implementation of the cervical cancer vaccination program.About the UK vaccination programFrom September 2008, the HPV vaccine is routinely recommended for all girls between 12 and 13 years . First, there will be a catch-up campaign where girls offered 14 years to under 18 years the vaccine. Continue reading
Currently availableurnal of the American Society for MicrobiologyPrior exposure to seasonal influenza may explain the mildness of 2009 H1N1 PandemicHong Kong researchers suggest a new theory about why swine flu infections turned out to be so mild. Before exposure to seasonal influenza A, either infection or vaccination can induce a cross-reactive immune response against the pandemic virus. They report their findings in the July 2010 issue of the Journal of Virology.
RNRs overexpressed in cancer cells, which they. An ideal target for cancer drugs Their work is. To understanding the mechanism of a new drug called Triapine, which can prevent the replication of tumor cells and is tested tested in phase II and III clinical trials.. Yimon Aye, with her sponsor JoAnne Stubbe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts as mechanism and regulation of ribonucleotide reductase , role in making role in the production deoxynucleotides . Continue reading
‘. Case reports have adverse cardiovascular events in adult and pediatric patients with certain underlying risk factors that receive drug treatment for ADHD described, data not known whether these events are causally related to treatment, ‘said Gerald Dal Pan, director of FDA’s Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology. ‘The objective of this study is to information information on this question. ‘.
Early detection is critical to reducing the number of deaths from colon cancer, which is currently detecting the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the UK The earlier cancer, the higher the chances of a successful treatment, ‘she added, noting that the test that the test appears to recover more cancers on the left than on the right side of the body reflects ‘a general global trend and is subject to ongoing evaluation and research from different screening strategies.. Professor Julietta Patnick CBE, Director of the NHS Cancer Screening Programme is one of the co – authors of the paper along with her colleague along with her colleague co-authors, the analysis on behalf of the English Bowel Cancer Screening Evaluation Committee. Continue reading
Prompted the tragedy shadow health minister Andrew Lansley called for an urgent investigation of the tragic death, and try again urge to the government to the results of the report compares Cervarix and Gardasil, which led them to reveal to choose the former, if the most other countries chose the latter. Pim Kon, medical director at GlaxoSmithKline , UK, the company which makes Cervarix, told the press that. Their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the young girl who had died According to a report by the BBC, context context that.
About 3,000 women with cervical cancer in the UK diagnsed every year, and about 1,000 die from it.HPV types, cervical cancer cervical cancer, sexually transmitted. Although Cervarix only protects against two strains of HPV, which are the two more than 70 % more than 70 % of all cervical cancers. Continue reading
Nerated Neo – Bladder to Help Spinal Cord Injury PatientsThomas Jefferson University Hospital urologist investigate whether a neo – bladder grown from a patient’s own cells to construct bladder function for adult patients improve with spinal cord injuries.
While this first study in adults is for patients with incontinence problems due to spinal cord injury, the opportunities for expansion in oncology related areas are promising, he said. Continue reading
Two of the 14 adults and the parents of only 16 of the 46 children knew when and how to to use injectable epinephrine. A total of less than one third of patients or parents sufficient knowledge when and how when and how the unit.
In a paper titled, ‘from Association reactive oxygen species levels and radioresistance in cancer stem cells ‘in February 4, 2009 issue of Nature magazine was published, the researchers found that there was a protective way of shielding the stem cells – including cancer stem cells. Of DNA damage If this route is blocked was was, the cells were more susceptible to radiation. Continue reading
While the gene – immune system our immune defining long-term memory still enable largely a mystery to scientists, would be a better understanding of cause not only improved vaccines, but also for improving the treatment of cancer, transplant rejection, autoimmunity and allergy. Vaccines that provoke long-lasting immunity are among the greatest advances delivered by health research, but the circuits working working if they detect or decipher the hard, said Professor Goodnow from The John Curtin School of Medical Research and co-leader of the research team.
The ANU team brought experts from around the world the the faulty circuit with state-of-the-art genome mapping, DNA sequencing, and imaging tools. The discovery was been issue of the journal issue of the journal Nature Immunology. Continue reading