News tagged with death sentence
(Medical Xpress)—Having HIV/AIDS is no longer a death sentence, but it's still a lifelong illness that requires an expensive daily cocktail of drugs—and it means tolerating those drugs' side effects and ...
Immunology Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Cancer that has spread from the site of an original tumor to other places in the body is often viewed as a death sentence. But if there are just a few of those secondary tumors, called metastases, some ...
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that lowering excessive levels of a protein in immune system cells could be a strategy to clear an infection that is deadly to patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is generally a death sentence, but new research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison lab of Dr. John Kuo shows that at least one subtype is associated with a longer life expectancy. ...
Cancer Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- An independent British medical watchdog says the first treatment proven to help people with the deadliest form of skin cancer is too expensive to be used by the U.K.'s health care system, a recommendation critics ...
Cancer Oct 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Infectious diseases in Ghana tend to capture the most attention, but a quiet crisis may soon take over as the country's most threatening epidemic: cancer.
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A gravelly ill prisoner serving a long jail sentence has become the first inmate to die under Belgian euthanasia laws introduced 10 years ago, press reports said Thursday.
Other Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
South Africa on Friday unveiled plans for a 1.6 billion rand ($208 million, 157 million euro) pharmaceutical plant, in a joint venture with Swiss biochemicals group Lonza to produce anti-AIDS drugs.
HIV & AIDS Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Death knows the small town of Prieska all too well.
Health Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Only a few decades ago, sudden cardiac arrest was a death sentence. Today, a victim of sudden cardiac arrest is saved roughly once every six hours in Sweden, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University ...
Cardiology Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Old age comes faster and hits harder for those infected with HIV, a fact aging health activist Ron Swanda knows all too well.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Belgium is considering a significant change to its decade-old euthanasia law that would allow minors and Alzheimer's sufferers to seek permission to die.
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0