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Released in November Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Released in November Journal of Vascular Surgery, the study by a vascular surgery team from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College has performed.

Giacovelli, Natalia Egorova, Annetine Gelijns, Alan Moskowitz and Dr. James McKinsey. International Center of Columbia University Medical Center for Health Outcomes and innovation Research, Giampaolo Greco, Annetine Gelijns, Alan Moskowitz and Natalia Egorova.. Other co-authors from Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons – affiliates of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – include senior author Dr. Craig Kent, Jeannine K. Continue reading

Russian Federation.

Russian Federation . Influenza activity continues to increase in week 51 and has been has been so widely reported in most regions. Most of the detected viruses were influenza A . Influenza Ecology and Epidemiology Center antigenically 15 influenza A viruses in the second half of December 2003: 10 were A/Fujian/411/2002-like and 5 were A/Panama/2007/99-like.

Finland . Influenza A activity continued to increase in week 51 and was so widely reported for the third week. All viruses subtyped antigen previously been used to A/Fujian/411/2002-like virus. Continue reading

Is not this summer.

is not this summer, New Yorkers who go to our parks and beaches for some fresh air and fun, breathe even cleaner air and sit on a beach littered with cigarette butts. The extended smoking ban to give the city Parks Department the power to violators with quality-of-life charges tickets for minor offenses like begging or public urination that usually carry fines of under $ 100 are beating. – Sheelah Feinberg, CEO of the NYC Coalition for a Smoke-Free City adds:.

Jonathan E. Fielding, director and medical officer of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Comments:.. Jonathan E.Free In Los Angeles next weekThe battle rages on between smoking and public wellness organizations in the United States, and especially in Los Angeles, home of sun, diet and exercise. Next week , smoking within 10 feet of outdoor dining areas, including food courts, as well as within 40 feet of food kiosks, food carts and mobile food trucks are in the City of Los Angeles will be frowned upon. The city asks companies to ask people not to smoke and publish obvious no smoking signs. Continue reading

Pivotal phase III trial in second-line Lung CancerAntisoma plc announces that ATTRACT-2 .

A separate, ongoing pivotal trial, ATTRACT-1 checks ASA404 in patients. Their initial treatment for patients with NSCLC Glyn Edwards, CEO of Antisoma, said: ‘We are delighted that our partner Novartis has decided of of ASA404 in previously treated and newly diagnosed lung cancer patients This will help ensure that a broad range of patients patients could drug, ‘.. -2. Pivotal phase III trial in second-line Lung CancerAntisoma plc announces that ‘ ATTRACT-2 ‘, a phase III trial testing ASA404 as second-line treatment of non-small cell lung cancer , is now underway.

Until SaturdayPeru:On the evening of Wednesday, August has been the Peruvian coast affected by a powerful earthquake , MSF sends relief goods. According to local sources, more than 500 people were killed and 1,000 were injured. The most affected cities are of Chincha, Pisco and Ica, is located about 200 km south of the capital Lima. Continue reading

Baltimore Sun Examines Merck HPV Vaccine.

Merck in October 2005 announced that Gardasil in clinical trials was 100 percent effective about 70 percent of cervical cancer cases in preventing infection with HPV strains 16 and 18, which together cause. The company announced in February that the FDA had granted priority review for Gardasil and has said it expects the FDA on the application by June 8 act. With conservative opposition softening, scientists say[ the] vaccine. Appears headed toward government approval for girls aged nine, said the Sun. Many social conservative groups first concerns J against HPV youth youth sexual promiscuity, but some conservative groups, including some on the Christian right, now are expressing their support for the vaccine approval, reports the Sun. Gene Rudd – an ob-gyn and associate director of of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations, which advocates abstinence until marriage and argues that condom promotion endorses sexual activity – said he supports the FDA approval of the vaccine, adding: Where there are illnesses, the only reasonable way is to protect individuals and society to be vaccinated (Baltimore Sun..

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