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*  Management of prostate cancer
Multiple retrospective analyses have demonstrated that overall survival and disease-free survival outcomes are similar between ... The risk of disease progression and metastasis (spread of the cancer) may be increased, but this increase risk appears to be ... In metastatic disease, where cancer has spread beyond the prostate, removal of the testicles (called orchiectomy) may be done ... Which option is best depends on the stage of the disease, the Gleason score, and the PSA level. Other important factors are the ...
*  Adjuvant therapy
In 1995 a multicenter study reported improved long-term and disease-free survival in melanoma patients using interferon alpha ... It has been known for at least 30 years that adjuvant chemotherapy increases the relapse-free survival rate for patients with ... The aim of adjuvant treatment is to improve disease-specific symptoms and overall survival. Because the treatment is ... approved interferon alpha 2b for melanoma patients who are currently free of disease, to reduce the risk of recurrence. Since ...
*  Heart failure
... and improved survival rates from other types of cardiovascular disease (myocardial infarction, valvular disease, and ... had lower heart failure risk than individuals who did not report exercising during their free time; the reduction in heart ... The severity of disease is usually graded by the degree of problems with exercise. Heart failure is not the same as myocardial ... The heart failure survival score is a score calculated using a combination of clinical predictors and the VO2 max from the ...
*  Metastatic breast cancer
... the extent of the extra-cranial metastatic disease, and the treatment applied). The mean 1-year survival is estimated at 20%. ... There is free peer support and an online platform to interact with others going through various therapies, including Abraxane. ... Mean survival from diagnosis of a brain metastasis varies between studies, ranging from 2 to 16 months (depending on ... Metastatic disease to the liver causes jaundice, elevated liver enzymes, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting ...
*  Endocytic cycle
Free ferric ions are toxic; but cells need iron to build many of their proteins including cytochromes and hemoglobin. Ferric ... High levels of LDL in the blood are observed in atherosclerosis and associated with the disease; the endocytic cycle reduces ... The endocytic cycle is crucial for the survival of individual cells and multicellular organisms. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) ...
*  Fish farming
The decrease in survival or abundance often exceeds 50%. Diseases and parasites are the most commonly cited reasons for such ... F3 Fish-Free Feed Challenge, 2017, retrieved 2017-02-07. Molteni, Megan (2017-02-05), "Inside the race to invent a fish-free ... Given concerns of disease, poaching, poor water quality, etc., generally pond systems are considered more simple to start and ... The F3 Challenge (Fish-Free Feed Challenge), as explained by a report from Wired in February 2017, "is a race to sell 100,000 ...
*  Vorinostat
... showed improved response rates and increased median progression free survival and overall survival. It has given encouraging ... when the disease persists, gets worse, or comes back during or after two systemic therapies. The compound was developed by ... resulting in a median overall survival of 5.7 months (compared to 4-4.4 months in earlier studies). Further brain tumor trials ... "Chronic administration of an HDAC inhibitor treats both neurological and systemic Niemann-Pick type C disease in a mouse model ...
*  Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
... which demonstrated a 5-year progression-free survival (PFS) of 79% in a phase II trial. A phase III trial, CALGB 50303, is now ... The number of cycles of chemotherapy given depends on the stage of the disease - patients with limited disease typically ... Through these treatments, more than half of patients with DLBCL can be cured, and the overall five-year survival rate for older ... As a result of this study, five SNPs were obtained in four loci significantly associated with the disease, which may be related ...
*  Loung Ung
In December, two soldiers came to the Ungs' hut and demanded the help of Loung's father to free a stuck wagon; he was never ... This is a story of survival: my own and my family's. Though these events constitute my own experience, my story mirrors that of ... During that time, more than half of these new arrivals at Anglungthmor died of starvation, food poisoning, or disease. ... She is the national spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine-Free World. Between 1997 and 2003 she served in the same ...
*  Paul Saltman
Clinical applications of his research included reduction of free radical damage to hearts, prevention of anemia, enhanced ... it is a sensual experience required for survival", and nutrition. Nutritional requirements, he maintained, could in theory be ... enhance physical performance and decrease the chance of heart disease. ...
*  Cervical cancer
About 35% of women with invasive cervical cancer have persistent or recurrent disease after treatment. Five year survival in ... If a cone biopsy does not produce clear margins (findings on biopsy showing that the tumor is surrounded by cancer free tissue ... Dunne, EF; Park, IU (Dec 2013). "HPV and HPV-associated diseases". Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 27 (4): 765-78 ... Survival rates decrease to 30-40% for women with stage III cancer and 15% or fewer of those with stage IV cancer five years ...
*  Urinary tract obstruction
... is a urologic disease consisting of a decrease in the free passage of urine through one or both ... Fetal surgery of congenital lower urinary tract obstruction seems to improve survival, according to a randomized yet small ...
*  Ralstonia solanacearum
The disease is known as southern wilt, bacterial wilt, and brown rot of potato. Many more dicots suffer from the disease than ... Using pathogen-free planting materials is a necessity. Planting resistant cultivars minimizes the ill effects of the pathogen, ... Control of R. solanacearum is difficult because it is a soil borne pathogen, has wide host range, long survival in the soil, ... Exclusion of the disease where it is not present is the only effective means of control. If an area does become infected, all ...
*  Epi Info
Free software portal Quantitative parasitology (free software) CSPro OpenEpi X-12-ARIMA Epi Map Free statistical software "CDC ... Epi Info is statistical software for epidemiology developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, ... survival analysis (Kaplan Meier and Cox proportional hazard), and analysis of complex survey data. The software is in the ... survival analysis (Kaplan Meier and Cox proportional hazard), and analysis of complex survey data. The "Visual Dashboard" ...
*  Ellen Tauscher
... and expanding free trade. Tauscher is strongly pro-choice. She received a 100% positive rating from NARAL. She voted against ... with a survival rate of 18%. . After a grueling regimen of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery to remove her esophagus, ... more funding and earlier screening for the disease. Women in the United States House of Representatives "Ellen Tauscher". ... Tauscher was declared cancer-free in December 2010. Since that time, she has been active as a board member of the National ...
*  Dipsalut
Prevent disease. Promote and protect environmental health. Promote and protect occupational health. Promote food safety. Manage ... Twice a year it offers a training programme consisting of a range of free courses, mainly addressed to healthcare professionals ... Evaluate, through the Girona, vital study, whether a programme of public access to defibrillators improves victims' survival ... In addition to providing and installing these defibrillators completely free of charge, Dipsalut takes full responsibility for ...
*  Haemophilus influenzae
... because these sites are colonized in disease-free individuals. However, H. influenzae isolated from cerebrospinal fluid or ... This finding suggests that rec1 expression is important for H. influenzae survival under conditions of oxidative stress. Since ... Naturally acquired disease caused by H. influenzae seems to occur in humans only. In infants and young children, H. influenzae ... Due to routine use of the Hib conjugate vaccine in the U.S. since 1990, the incidence of invasive Hib disease has decreased to ...
*  Hyaluronan-mediated motility receptor
The presence of breast tumor cell subsets with high RHAMM expression is associated with reduced metastasis free survival and ... tumors and elevated levels of RHAMM are associated with both androgen deprivation therapy and castration resistant disease. ...
*  Red foxes in Australia
According to the Tasmanian government, red foxes were introduced to the previously fox free island of Tasmania in 1999 or 2000 ... Invasive species in Australia Macdonald 1987, p. 14 Bostanci, A. (2005). "A Devil of a Disease". Science. 307 (5712): 1035. doi ... to perform a similar role as evidenced by past eradication of foxes from Tasmania as well as to ensure the ongoing survival of ...
*  Brain natriuretic peptide
Low BNP was found to be a predictor of survival to age 90 in men. Some laboratories report in units ng per Litre (ng/L), which ... Higher levels are seen in those with renal disease, in the absence of heart failure. Recombinant BNP, nesiritide, is used to ... Increases the release of free fatty acids from adipose tissue. Plasma concentrations of glycerol and nonesterified fatty acids ... Nilsson, G; Hedberg P; Ohrvik J (2014). "How to live until 90 - Factors predicting survival in 75-year-olds from the general ...
*  Hacienda Cocoyoc
To ensure the survival of the slaves, they were often marked as the cattle, with a hot iron on his face. Their living ... It motivated her condition was of great consideration from the rest of the workers whether slaves or free, and even in some ... conditions were so deplorable that many victims died of disease, while some chose suicide to end their suffering. And it was ...
*  APG101
The therapeutic aim is to increase both progression-free as well as overall survival of patients with GBM. The therapeutic ... MDS is a disease in which the bone marrow does not make enough healthy blood cells, which leads to blood cytopenias, especially ... The primary goal of doubling the number of patients reaching progression-free survival at six months (PFS6) was substantially ... "protein therapeutics for cancer & inflammatory diseases". Apogenix. 2013-12-06. Retrieved 2013-12-27. "Pharmacokinetics, ...
*  Mantle cell lymphoma
It is showing better complete remissions (CR) and progression free survival (PFS) than CHOP regimens. A less intensive option ... and the more indolent the disease. Katzenberger et al. Blood 2006;107:3407 graphs survival versus time for subsets of patients ... overall survival to 6 yrs for auto SCT where over 3 yields a median of 44 most overall survival for auto SCT (Khouri 03). This ... median survival 51 months) and high risk (median survival 29 months). In addition to the 4 independent prognostic factors ...
*  James Crichton-Browne
Campbell, John L. and Hall, Trevor H. (2006) Strange Things: The Story of Fr Allan McDonald, Ada Goodrich Freer and the Society ... Wigan, Arthur Ladbroke (1844) A New View of Insanity: The Duality of Mind proved by the structure, functions, and diseases of ... Myers, F. W. H. (1903) Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death London: Longmans, Green & Co. Luckhurst, Roger (2004 ... Browne, J. C. (1860). "Psychical Diseases of Early Life". The British Journal of Psychiatry. 6 (33): 284. doi:10.1192/bjp.6.33. ...
*  Urban coyote
A study in 2007 suggested that coyotes were "successful in adjusting to an urbanized landscape" with high survival rates, and ... Meincke, Paul (April 4, 2007). "Coyote captured in Loop to be set free". WLS-TV. Retrieved April 4, 2007. ยป Three Coyotes ... Journal of Wildlife Diseases, jwildlifedis April 1, 2001 vol. 37 no. 2 312-317, Accessed March 14, 2013 Stanley D. Gehrt, 12th ... and had a survival rate in the city of 72% for any given year, on average. ...
*  Sree Bhushan Raju
He is a regular writer in popular print media and educate the publish in various Kidney diseases. In addition to seeing ... Post transplant hypertension at one year: Impact on long-term graft survival. Raju DSB, Agarwal SK, Gupta S, Dash SC, Bhowmick ... He has conducted regular free medical camps for the people of his village and surrounding villages. He started providing basic ...
*  Leucostoma kunzei
This disease is one of the most common and detrimental stem diseases of Picea species in the northeastern United States, yet it ... There is speculation that this dispersal by air may in fact be due to spore release via rain droplets which become free in air ... These conidia can withstand freezing temperatures, which aids in survival of this fungus, and conidia germinate at ... Diseases of Trees and Shrubs. Comstock Publishing, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY. 168 pp. Kamiri, L.K.; Laemmlen, F.F., ...