Thursday, May 5, 2011

Celgenes Revlimid extends life in cancer trial

Celgene Corp's cancer drug, Revlimid, significantly extended the lives of patients with multiple myeloma who took the drug as a maintenance therapy following a stem cell transplant.

Data presented at the 2011 International Myeloma Workshop in Paris showed patients who took the drug for an extended period had a slightly greater risk of developing a second primary malignancy (SPM) -- something that pushed the company's shares down 3.1 percent -- but analysts said the overall benefit of the drug exceeds the risk.

Revlimid is already approved to treat multiple myeloma in patients who have failed at least one previous treatment. The company is seeking to show that patients can benefit if they receive treatment earlier and for longer periods.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Hollywood Actors and Actresses Suffering Hair Loss

Hollywood is notorious for its mellow standards for dear looks and good health. With the Academy Awards happening this February, actors and actresses are look for ways to fulfill their herd of admirers. From designer gowns and glittering jewels to mellow heeled stilettos and gorgeous hairsbreadth styles, celebrities are in rival for the hottest look and the contact poses.

Good looks are important in the reality of amusement, yet hardly wish the relaxation of us, celebrities have fuzz release. Celebrity fuzz loss is becoming an progressively hot issue in the media. Fans and paparazzi like espouse their favorite and near talked around stars and hold up with the tabloids and latest chitchat on them.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Payment Rates May Affect Breast Cancer Treatment

Use of a costly breast cancer therapy called intensity-modulated radiation therapy is strongly influenced by what Medicare will pay for the treatment and where radiation oncologists practice, according to a new study.

Researchers analyzed Medicare data for 26,163 women with localized breast cancer who had surgery and radiation therapy between 2001 and 2005. During that time, Medicare billing for the treatment, called IMRT, increased more than 10-fold (from 0.9 percent to 11.2 percent of patients).

Monday, April 18, 2011

Corporate Fundraising and Philanthropy

Many companies have philanthropy policies so are very willing to support a cause which they deem suitable. It is important to market your charity to businesses who will want to endorse it, and help you with your efforts. Corporate fundraising and philanthropy is a proven successful fundraising strategy.

Corporate fundraising and philanthropy is a large part of many businesses who feel they would like to give back to the local community, or support causes on a wider scale. This concept has many meanings, to begin, charities need to work on corporate fundraising, meaning that they need to secure a corporation to support their cause, through or from which they can raise money. Furthermore, corporate fundraising encompasses the efforts that will then be made by that corporate towards fundraising for your cause.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

With head in the sand, Indonesia struggles to tackle AIDS

Financial troubles drove Liana into prostitution almost four years ago, but the 30-year-old ex-accountant said she'd had no idea then that unprotected sex could give her HIV/AIDS, a disease she now has to live with.

Liana, who holds an economics degree, is one of 300,000 Indonesians in the world's most populous Muslim nation who have fallen victim to widespread ignorance about AIDS, and the government's inability to campaign effectively against it for fear of being accused by conservatives of promoting promiscuity.

Social taboos and strict laws that ban prostitution also work against those most vulnerable to the incurable disease, because police often use condoms -- one of the best protection against AIDS -- as evidence against sex workers.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Sportsmen choose Propecia Pills Online

More than ten age ago, finasteride was sanctioned for the treatment of baldness. Now thither is another blade distinguish of the drug – Propecia.

For a hanker metre, scientists believed that the cause of manful design baldness was only dihydrotestosterone (along with genetical factors), so astern the liberation of Propecia no one hasn't uncertainty that finasteride will be put-upon for this purpose. It was a breakthrough for men agony from pilus exit.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

8 Benefits to Taking Nexium Generic

Esomeprazole, sold as Nexium in the United States, has been approved for about a decade by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an effective medicament in the discourse of pyrosis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and peptic ulcers. Generic Nexium is a proton ticker inhibitor (PPI) that has a longsighted long-lasting consequence on the step-down of the production of belly elvis. Generic Nexium has been base to be about efficient when victimized in combination with antibiotic medications as function of a comp medicine regime.