Thursday, June 22, 2006

Pen pals (Diabetes Mellitus)

Pen pals
San Francisco Bay View - Jun 22 5:35 PM
P.H.A.T. (Protecting the 'Hood Against Tobacco), along with researchers at the UCSF and the SF African American Tobacco Free Project are doing a community research study. This community-driven project aims to help African American residents of SF who want to stop smoking.Save to My Web

UK backs Pfizer's Exubera if proven needle phobia
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jun 20 4:29 PM
Only patients with a proven needle phobia or severe problems with injection sites should get Pfizer Inc's inhaled insulin product Exubera, Britain's cost-effectiveness watchdog, NICE, said on Wednesday.Save to My Web

Is Expensive New Heart Rhythm Treatment "Worth It"?
Newswise - Jun 20 6:17 AM
A new procedure that stops the most common form of irregular heartbeat is expensive, but it may pay off in the long run for many patients, new research suggests. That means it's important for doctors to choose carefully who receives left atrial catheter ablation to treat atrial fibrillation.Save to My Web

Stem cell treatment cures paralysed rats
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Jun 21 3:06 PM
US scientists for the first time have used embryonic stem cells and a concoction of chemicals to help partially paralysed rats walk again, researchers say.Save to My Web

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