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Antiretroviral-Therapy Rollout Associated with Limited HIV-RNA Monitoring
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that antiretroviral-therapy rollout in resource-poor countries is often associated with limited, if any, HIV-RNA monitoring. ( 14:55:04 - 2009/07/01)

Minister: Iran Stands First in Region in Terms of Nanotechnology
TEHRAN (FNA)- Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi said here on Tuesday that Iran stands first in the field of nanotechnology in the region based on the ranking announced by the westerners. ( 13:54:32 - 2009/07/01)

CISD2 Protein Required for Proper Mitochondrial Structure, Function
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that the CISD2 protein is localized to the mitochondria, where it is required for proper mitochondrial structure and function. ( 14:26:47 - 2009/06/30)

Bevacizumab in Cancer Therapy Increases Risk of Gastrointestinal Perforation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that addition of bevacizumab to cancer therapy significantly increased the risk of gastrointestinal perforation compared with controls and the risk may vary with bevacizumab dose and tumor type. ( 14:45:33 - 2009/06/29)

Cardiac Arrest Far from Heart Attack
TEHRAN (FNA)- Cardiac arrest is different from the well-known heart attack; it, however, may occur as a result of a heart attack. ( 12:45:46 - 2009/06/29)

Exposure to Phthalates May Act as Risk Factor for Low Birth Weight
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that exposure to phthalates may be a risk factor for low birth weight in infants. ( 15:08:17 - 2009/06/28)

High-Fat Diet Ups Pancreatic Cancer Risk
TEHRAN (FNA)- Following a diet rich in red meat and dairy products increases an individual's risk of developing fatal pancreatic cancer. ( 14:24:20 - 2009/06/28)

Biomarkers Predict Brain Tumor's Response to Therapy
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study highlighted a new biomarker that may be useful in identifying patients with recurrent glioblastoma, or brain tumors, who would respond better to anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy, specifically cediranib. ( 15:01:53 - 2009/06/27)

Obese Teens Prone to Pancreatic Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Being overweight in early adulthood increases the pancreatic cancer risk, whereas being obese in older ages lowers the survival rate in the affected individuals. ( 12:52:23 - 2009/06/27)

Three-Drug Regimen More Effective in Reduction of CINV Events
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that a three-drug regimen including a single oral dose or 3-day intravenous plus oral regimen of casopitant mesylate plus dexamethasone and ondansetron significantly reduced CINV events in patients receiving HEC compared with a two-drug regimen of dexamethasone and ondansetron. ( 15:16:32 - 2009/06/24)

Obesity Linked to Increased Endometrial Cancer
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed that early menopause can place obese women at a substantially increased risk of developing endometrial cancer. ( 13:19:27 - 2009/06/24)

Acute Lacunar Stroke Result of Non-Atherothrombotic Occlusive Small Vessel Disease
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that acute lacunar stroke is a manifestation of non-atherothrombotic occlusive small vessel disease, which might have implications for the prevention and treatment of this stroke subtype. ( 12:20:48 - 2009/06/23)

Mammographic Density in Middle Age May Result from Genetic Factors
TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed that mammographic density in middle age might partly be the result of genetic factors that affect growth and development in early life. ( 15:42:03 - 2009/06/22)

Breakthrough in Prostate Cancer Treatment
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new immune drug has shown promising results in shrinking prostate tumors in men suffering from advanced cancers spreading outside the prostate. ( 13:07:36 - 2009/06/22)

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