A dramatic increase in knowledge regarding the molecular biology of brain tumors has been established over the past few years, and this has lead to the development of novel therapeutic strategies for these patients. In this book a review of the options available for the clinical management of patients with these tumors are outlined. In addition advances in radiology both for pre-operative diagnostic purposes along with surgical planning are described.
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Obesity and its associated disorders, including diabetes and cardiovascular
disease, have now reached epidemic proportions in the Western world,
resulting in dramatic increases in healthcare costs. Understanding the pro-cesses and metabolic perturbations that contribute to the expansion of adi-pose depots accompanying obesity is central to the development of
appropriate therapeutic strategies.
Cancer remains a major clinical challenge as a cause of death due to its frequent poor
prognosis and limited treatment options in many cases.
Cancer management book addresses various cancer management related topics
including new approaches for early cancer detection and novel anti‐cancer therapeutic
This book is a collection of studies and reviews written by experts from different parts
of the world to present the most up‐to‐date knowledge on cancer management.
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to focus more on our core business and execute our go-to-market strategy as a differentiated player at a premium price point,"
said John Connolly, interim president and CEO of The Princeton Review. "These efforts also contributed to ending the quarter
with positive cash flow.
Our study panel began deliberations with significantly divergent
views on the meaning of the concept of “psychological consequences”
and the definition of terrorism. In addition we had many perspectives on
the appropriate preventive and therapeutic roles of public health and
mental health systems with respect to the psychological consequences of
terrorism. We agreed that terrorism affected humans in all walks of life
and that societal terrorists are as diverse as the individuals they terrorize
The strategy promotes a long-term, sustainable HIV response through strengthening health and community
systems, tackling the social determinants of health that both drive the epidemic and hinder the response,
and protecting and promoting human rights and promoting gender equity as essential elements of the health
sector response. It strengthens integration between HIV and other health services, improving both impact
With regard to the ‘cause’ of this phenomenon, several explanations have been offered,
including improvement in chemical restraints available for large animals, the elimination of
gender-based admission discrimination and the generally caring portrayal of veterinarians
in both the literature and on television (Lofstedt, 2003:534).
There was a need to bring
this information together in a single volume, as much of the key recent developments
have been dispersed throughout the biomedical literature, largely in specialized
journals. Since, as in the past, important developments in immunosuppressive
therapy in one branch of medicine (i.e. transplantation) are likely to benefit another
This volume is based on the proceedings of the first annual Peacocks polycystic ovary
syndrome (PCOS) Forum on Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies, October
6–9, 2005, Chateau de Vault de Lugny, Avallon, France. The Peacocks was founded
by R. Jeffrey Chang, Andrea Dunaif, Stephen Franks, Richard S. Legro, and Samuel
S. C. Yen. The name is based on PCOS when it is pronounced as a word “pcos” rather
than as individual letters. The purpose of the Peacocks is to organize biannual meetings
of experts to review the latest developments in the field.
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic National
Growth and Poverty Eradication Strategy (the
equivalent of its Poverty Reduction Strategy) marks
population issues, including SRH and human
immunodeficiency virus (HIV), as national priorities,
while acknowledging limited success in previous
reproductive health initiatives. The current draft
for 2011–2015 is targeted towards achieving the
MDGs, and priority directions are less explicit
in terms of reproductive health (see Box 3).
Atrial fibrillation is a rapidly evolving epidemic associated with increased cardiovascular
morbidity and mortality, and its prevalence has increased during the past few decades. In
the past few years, the recent understanding of the diverse mechanisms of this arrhythmia
has led to the improvement of our therapeutic strategies. However, many clinicians have
still felt the frustration in management of this commonly encountered arrhythmia.
Ovarian cancer can no longer be considered one disease entity, but a heterogeneous group
of diseases. Our understanding of its clinical and molecular complexity is improving nota‐
bly over the last decade. This is of utmost importance when it comes to determine the most
adequate treatment strategy for each individual patient. Despite not being the most frequent
tumor, ovarian cancer has the highest mortality rate amongst gynecological cancers.
In patients with stable coronary artery disease, it remains unclear whether an initial
management strategy of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with intensive
pharmacologic therapy and lifestyle intervention (optimal medical therapy) is superior
to optimal medical therapy alone in reducing the risk of cardiovascular events.
We conducted a randomized trial involving 2287 patients who had objective evidence
of myocardial ischemia and significant coronary artery disease at 50 U.S. and Canadian
The major pathogenic mechanism of poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) is an in
situ immune complex formation due to deposition of streptococcal nephritogenic antigens,
such as nephritis-associated plasmin receptor (NAPlr) and Streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin
B (SPE B). Both are capable of activating the alternate pathway of the complement cascade
and enhance the expression of adhesion molecules. SPE B also stimulates the production of
NAPlr was isolated from group A streptococcus and was shown to bind plasmin(ogen).
Rapid population growth by itself may not always result in environmental degradation. There
is case study evidence that some farm households and communities develop technical and institutional
innovations in natural resource management in response to increasing pressures on resources. Such
responses do not happen in all areas however, and need to be induced and supported through policy
measures and other development interventions (for example in the areas of tenure, reorientation of
agricultural research and extension, etc.).