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No need to change post-operative treatment for lung cancer, says clinical scientist
Embargoed: 09.00 hrs CET Tuesday 23 September 2003 View News Article (2003-09-21)

Ocean changes are affecting salmon biodiversity and survival
The biodiversity of two Northern Pacific salmon species may be at risk due to changes in ocean conditions at the equator, reports a study by the University of California, Davis.  View News Article (2015-08-04)

Therapy For Mice With Prion Disease Could Offer Benefit To Human Beings With CJD
Authors of a fast-track research letter in this week's issue of THE LANCET describe a therapeutic treatment which increased the survival time for mice with prion disease. These results could represent a new approach to treating CJD in human beings. The lack of an immune response to prions-the infectious proteins that cause scrapie, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), and Creutzfeldt-Jakob... View News Article (2002-07-17)

The probability of surviving nine types of cancer is analyzed
"The innovative factor contributed by our work is its relevance to population and measurement of relative survival, which enables us to discover survival related to cancer in a more precise way", María Dolores Chirlaque, main author of the study and researcher in the Epidemiology Service of the Department of Health and Consumption in Murcia, explains to SINC. View News Article (2010-07-16)

Type-1 Diabetics Benefit from Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplants
Research News in British Journal of Surgery 20 August 2003: Pancreas transplants have been slow to gain acceptance as treatment for type-1 insulin-dependent diabetic patients suffering end-stage renal disease. A recent study, to be published in the September 2003 issue of the British Journal of Surgery, however, concludes that simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant (SPK) is the treatment of... View News Article (2003-08-26)

Earlier diagnosis identified as key reason why more US women than Europeans survive breast cancer
The main reason why women diagnosed with breast cancer in the USA have higher survival than those in Europe is that they are diagnosed at an earlier stage, according to findings published today. Previous studies have shown that women in the US have higher breast cancer survival rates than women in Europe but, until now, scientists have been unable to pinpoint the reasons, suggesting that... View News Article (2003-12-18)

'Statins' linked to improved survival in kidney transplant recipients
For patients receiving kidney transplants, treatment with cholesterol-lowering "statin" drugs may lead to longer survival, reports a study in the November 2008 Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). View News Article (2008-07-24)

Success comes at a cost, even for phages
As many a mother may tell you, expending the energy necessary to raise a clutch of kids can shave years off one's life. Trade-offs between reproductive success and survival have been demonstrated for a wide variety of organisms, in keeping with life history theory. View News Article (2006-06-13)

Opioid use to relieve pain and suffering at end of life is safe in hospital-at-home setting
Patients who choose to spend their last days at home with specialized care and monitoring can safely be given opioids to control pain and other symptoms without reducing survival time, according to a study published in Journal of Palliative Medicine (JPM). View News Article (2010-09-10)

Lengthier treatment for very preterm babies has not improved survival rates
Despite lengthier active resuscitation of very preterm babies over the past 15 years, their survival rates have not improved, indicates research published ahead of print in the Fetal & Neonatal Edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood. View News Article (2010-04-22)

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