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MCG wins distinction with clinic

...recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation Inc., the largest international organization supporting research and treatment of the disease. The MCG clinic is the only one in Georgia or South Carolina to have earned the distinction, said director Dr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/08/met_294629.shtml
Metro
Woman completes Journey of Hope

...Washington, D.C. Part of her mission was to talk to legislators about raising funding for more awareness and treatment of the disease, which affects nearly 4 million people and is the most common blood-borne viral infection in the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/18/met_23903.shtml
Metro
Scientists win Nobel Prize for medicine

...consequence L-dopa was developed as a drug against Parkinson's disease and today is still the most important treatment of the disease. The discoveries of Arvid Carlsson have had great importance for the treatment of depression, which is one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/10/tec_299182.shtml
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Government to recommend new treatment for gonorrhea

...on its new gonorrhea guidelines told The Associated Press that a different antibiotic will be recommended for treatment of the disease. The class of antibiotics commonly used to treat gonorrhea, including the popular ciprofloxacin, or "Cipro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/liv_413713.shtml
Life & style
Mystery illness appears to be caused by common cold virus

...disease has appeared. The WHO also got its network of 11 labs around the world working to find the cause and treatment of the disease. David Heymann, head of communicable diseases at WHO, said Tuesday he was satisfied that the containment policy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/26/tec_474428.shtml
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Churches support blacks

...Social workers say that without the support of the church it is nearly impossible to discuss prevention and treatment of the disease with many blacks, particularly in the rural South, where religion and clergy provide the basis for opinions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/25/met_345965.shtml
Metro
Not enough evidence about tamoxifen

...develop tumors could be worse off if their cancer was resistant to tamoxifen, the most widely used drug for the treatment of the disease. At the time the U.S. study was abandoned, the British scientists accused the National Cancer Institute of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/tec_233055.shtml
XXX Technology
Test might help detect Alzheimer's in early stages

...program studying the causes of Alzheimer's, said the finding has future implications for both diagnosis and treatment of the disease. "For many years the ADDLs have been thought to be involved in diminishing aspects of cognition and this is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/01/liv_441489.shtml
Life & style
Film industry cares for its own at suburban hideaway

...Kirk and Anne Douglas and named "Harry's Haven" for the actor's father, is considered a leader in care and treatment of the disease. The late Lew Wasserman and his wife Edie were mainstays of the Fund for 40 years, both in donations and using...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/14/mov_418901.shtml
Movies
Breast cancer `switch' found

...they believe triggers breast cancer and whose discovery could lead to valuable advances in early detection and treatment of the disease. Researchers at the State University of New York-Stony Brook said they found that the molecule mitogen-activated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/03/ent_206263.shtml
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