News tagged with life expectancies
A novel drug may help increase the effectiveness of radiation therapy for the most deadly form of brain cancer, report scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center. In mouse models of human glioblastoma ...
Cancer May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One in ten South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths are falling as ramped-up treatment begins to have an impact, the country's official statistics agency said Tuesday.
HIV & AIDS May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study that included more than 20,000 patients, there was a significant decrease in the United States in mortality rates over time among children and adolescents initiating end-stage kidney disease treatment with dialysis ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Surgery is often recommended for skin cancers, but older, sicker patients can endure complications as a result and may not live long enough to benefit from the treatment.
Cancer Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Those diagnosed with schizophrenia are less likely than the general population to have a recorded diagnosis of heart disease, a new report published in BMJ Open has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A combination of therapies may prove to be a promising advance for the treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer based on results of a phase I clinical trial, say researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
Cancer Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Pain is an undeniable focal point for patients with sickle cell disease but it's not the best focus for drug development, says one of the dying breed of physicians specializing in the condition.
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Older bladder cancer patients are less likely than younger patients to receive treatments intended to cure their disease such as surgery to remove the bladder or radiotherapy. But this difference cannot ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Life expectancy of people with aggressive brain cancer may be easier to determine with a new method under development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, researchers say.
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A research team of Inserm, CNRS and MDC lead by Michael Sieweke of the Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy (CNRS, INSERM, Aix Marseille Université) and Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch, ...
Immunology Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Sophia Antipolis, 10 April 2013. Despite their greater life expectancy, the adults of today are less "metabolically" healthy than their counterparts of previous generations. That's the conclusion of a large cohort study from ...
Cardiology Apr 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
In South Africa, people with HIV who start treatment with anti-AIDS drugs (antiretroviral therapy) have life expectancies around 80% of that of the general population provided that they start treatment before their CD4 count ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 09, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
One in five Americans are completely unaware that they are at risk for the second leading cause of premature death: high blood pressure. In the first ever analysis of awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension for ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A randomized controlled trial finds that 12 weeks of physical plus mental activity in inactive older adults with cognitive complaints was associated with significant improvement in cognitive function but there was no difference ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Life expectancy in Russia has marked time since the collapse of the Soviet Union but risen in its former eastern-bloc allies, The Lancet reported on Wednesday.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0