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... winner of the Images to Stop TB Award grant, has been documenting the lives of some young people fighting the disease in Peru.  ...
THURSDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- Tuberculosis rates fell to an all-time low in the United States in 2011, but the disease continues to disproportionately infect racial and ethnic minorities, those ...
... institute wielded the extraordinary power to dole out $3 billion in bond proceeds to fund embryonic stem cell work with an eye toward treatments for a host of crippling diseases. Midway through its mission, ...
... by the drug's manufacturer, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, was published in the March 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that damages the outside of ...
... to counter inflammation throughout the body, and may reduce the effects of diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. And by relieving physical and mental stress, which can erode the tips of DNA, which ...
... to be part of trying to eradicate this dreadful disease. When we go home we try to raise awareness of what still needs to be done." Another Rotary member, Jenny Schwarz from Merseyside, said: "I've been ...
...  disease. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis monitored the sleep patterns of 100 mentally healthy people... TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Poor-quality sleep may ...
... received within a couple weeks. That could lessen the chances of children being cured of the disease. "We understand from all three companies that they will be starting to ship by the end of the month," ...
...  with the Arthritis Program at the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  ...
... at risk of dying from a largely curable disease, federal officials and cancer doctors say. Stuart Isett for The New York Times Methotre... A crucial medicine to treat childhood leukemia is ...
TUESDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to prevent breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease appears to cause bone loss in some postmenopausal women, a new study finds. The drug, Aromasin ...
Dr. Richard K. Olney, a leading physician and pioneer in clinical research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, died of the disease on Friday at his home in Corte Madera, ...
... medicine within the naturopathic medical school curriculum at Bastyr. Dr. Guiltinan's practice is focused on women's health, disease prevention, and wellness promotion. Scott Haldeman, D.C., M.D., ...
... cell therapy, it seems, is always promising, promising to cure diseases or illnesses. And this week, a study using embryonic stem cells has... Copyright © 2012 National Public Radio®. For personal, noncommercial ...
... stem cells have been published in a medical journal. The Lancet reports how two women in the USA with eye disease were injected with stem cells... 24 January 2012 Last updated at 05:53 ...
LOS ANGELES — A treatment for eye diseases that is derived from human embryonic stem cells might have improved the vision of two patients, bolstering the beleaguered field, researchers reported Monday. ...
... The other had a rare disorder known as Stargardt disease that causes serious vision loss. There's no cure for either eye problem. After four months, both showed some improvement in reading progressively ...
... issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, is part of a broad rethinking of how to diagnose and treat the potentially debilitating bone disease that can lead to broken hips and collapsing spines.  ...
... Thursday’s issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, is part of a broad rethinking of how to diagnose and treat the potentially debilitating bone disease that can lead to broken hips and collapsing ...
... how thick bones are in certain spots, usually focusing on the hip and lower spine. Doctors use it to gain early warning of osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease that can be staved off with better diet ...
... programme protects against only some of the bacterial types involved. A Chilean study, reported in The Lancet medical journal, found more evidence the new vaccine works against the B form of the disease. ...
... as saying. A growing number of hospitals and specialist clinics in large cities in China have been offering stem cell therapies in recent years for treatment of diseases ranging from cancer and Alzheimer's ...
... neurofibromatosis, said Dr. Jean-Marcel Guillon, chief executive officer of FV Hospital, where the 12-hour procedure was performed. The autosomal dominant hereditary disorder is the same disease that contributed ...
... and abdominal exercises. Then, in 2007, while doing the extended-side-angle pose, a posture hailed as a cure for many diseases, my back gave way. With it went my belief, naïve in retrospect, that yoga ...
... contribute to the prevention of disease. Continue reading the main story“Start Quote I am proud that the units are helping patients. I get letters from them all the time.” End QuoteChristine MillsHope ...
... she was taking to prevent these attacks was losing its effect, so her doctor suggested she switch to Tysabri, one of the newer, more potent “disease-modifying drugs,” which reduce the severity and frequency ...
... weight to suggestions of a link between vitamin D deficiency and MS. The study is in Annals of Neurology. Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal ...
... and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH  ...
... prostate cancer, spinal injury, Parkinson's disease, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis and polio. "Psychosexual interventions such as counselling and psychotherapy comprise a group of techniques with limited ...
The brains of the mice that Bradley Hyman keeps in his sprawling lab at an old naval base in Boston offer a window, literally and figuratively, into the mysterious damage that causes Alzheimer's disease. ...
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