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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...o these and other potentially important questions, more research is needed about the natural history of IBD and its complications, as well as the complications biologic therapy. Additionally, long-term data about the effects of biologic therapy on hospitalizations, surgeries and other outcomes must be gat...

FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...t tools, greater nano-specific staff expertise and more risk research to assess the likelihood of long-ter...s. The report also recognizes the need to gather more information from industry, especially to answer safety-related questions, and to provide companies w...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...nnot control the body. Each year about 4.6 million more people develop Alzheimer’s worldwide, and that num...d to form a hook on the amyloid protein, making it more likely to stick to other amyloid proteins in the brain. Thus, researchers concluded that AB42 is hig...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

... study compiled the results of 17 trials involving more than 3,000 patients receiving chemotherapy of vary...gs are also a benefit to cancer patients receiving more common chemotherapy doses, Kuderer said. Recently revised American Society of Clinical Oncology (AS...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...disease from a mostly fatal cancer into one of the more curable forms of cancer for men, who typically are...f the study. “The bar is steadily being raised and more patients are being saved.” “This review confirms that high-dose chemotherapy combined with a stem c...

Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...etic make-up of a specific tumour. It becomes even more necessary when we look at all the immunotherapies that are becoming available or are beginning to emerge from research," Dr. Epstein said. He also said that the rtPCR technology allowed for a relatively inexpensive and rapid analysis on equipment a...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

...s millions of people every year, and many millions more carry the bug in a latent form. Antibiotics that are used to treat the illness are decades old, can be toxic and don't work on the bacteria in its dormant stage. What's more, some virulent strains of the airborne germ have emerged that are extensiv...

Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

...k in 2005 when 19 people died from the disease and more than 13,000 were infected. Three people have died from dengue and there have been 3,597 cases in the first 26 weeks of the year, the ministry said. Singapore has launched a massive publicity campaign to educate residents about dengue. It has al...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...h as reducing the use of private vehicles, walking more or riding bicycles," he said in a speech. "Subsi... face a higher risk of water scarcity and millions more would likely go hungry as damage to the Earth's weather systems from greenhouse gases changed rainfa...

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

... have been linked into a successful birth. Three more women from the 20 participants in the study are al...t the number of mature eggs they produce, allowing more embryos to be created. "Ovarian stimulation is also time-consuming, taking between two and six wee...

Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...ncome people are increasing tobacco consumption as more competition is bringing prices down. Tobacco compa...ted that the illicit cigarette trade accounted for more than 10 percent of the total global trade in cigarettes in 2006. "Nations serious about protecting...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

... (ages 12 to 14), including two-thirds of boys and more than one in four girls regularly played violent M-...and stress. Children who played violent games were more likely to play to get their anger out. They were also more likely to play games with strangers on th...

Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults

... who constitute the bulk of the population and are more attractive to mosquitoes. Current international ...uitoes directly or force them to undertake longer, more hazardous foraging expeditions in search of blood to feed on and aquatic habitats in which to breed,...

Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

...of the recent terror attempts in the country, even more grisly details are emerging. An al-Qaeda leader in Iraq may have given a cryptic clue about the foiled UK bombing attacks when he reportedly told a British cleric in Baghdad that "those who cure you will kill you, says the Times of London. The c...

Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers

...ge on the odor identification test were 50 percent more likely to develop the condition than those who scored above average," the authors of the study wrote. "The findings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease." However, "the neurological bases of age-...

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

...r of viruses including the Nipah virus that killed more than 100 people in Malaysia in 1999....

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...elim. He, however, believes that the spots were more likely caused by the mummification process than de...m doesn't rule out bone cancer, he believes it was more likely another kind of tumour that spread to the bone. "It could have been a tumour affecting the ...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

... on the odour identification test were 50 per cent more likely to develop the condition than those who sco...e scores at the beginning of the study, and with a more rapid decline in the memory of past experiences, memory of words and symbols, and perceptual speed. ...

Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

...he singer revealed that he intended to participate more actively to help people at his place, where he plans to return one day. "I want to be more active in and around Stoke-on-Trent - the place I love and where I'll eventually return to," he said...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...dependent. "Alcohol dependence was significantly more prevalent among men, whites, Native Americans, you...hose with lower incomes. Current alcohol abuse was more prevalent among men, whites and younger and unmarried individuals while lifetime rates were highest ...

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