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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...ications of disease, and the costs associated with active disease and the treatment of complications). The decision of how to treat patients requires extensive knowledge of treatment options and the patient, including whether intense therapy is needed and who may respond to biologic agents. But many factors...

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

...e 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. Williams, who currently puts up in LA has donated 3 million pounds to the charity till now, by raising cash from selling platinum discs and hand-written ...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ning 41 were given a "dummy" capsule containing no active ingredients. The patients were asked to fill in standard questionnaires used to assess pain, and the ability to carry out everyday tasks such as dressing, washing, opening doors, and cutting meat. After six months, activity levels improved by 20 ...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...l be the size of the capsule and the amount of the active ingredient, oseltamivir phosphate, filled into the capsule. Tamiflu is the only neuraminidase inhibitor approved for use in children one to five years of age. Influenza is a serious illness that affects up to 40 million Americans every year, leadin...

Translating Structure into Function

...ands of molecules for one that fits into the empty active site of the enzyme. Shoichet calls this a search... a jigsaw puzzle. A molecule that fits the enzymes active site will block its activity just what many promising drugs do. The strategy works well for one k...

Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin

...e skins structure. There is also evidence that the active components have anti-inflammatory properties, which may be important in helping people stay healthy, said UEAs Dr Peter Curtis who is leading the project. If the results of our study are positive, it may lead to innovations in skin health products ...

Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

...friends, nor did they spend less time in sports or active leisure activities," NewScientist.com quoted Hope Cummings, one of two researchers who carried out the study, as saying. Cummings and Elizabeth Vandewater at the University of Texas at Austin, US, wanted to observe how these games might influence a...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...oject to build a spa on the rim of one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines was in danger of being scuttled Wednesday by government regulators . A South Korean group, Jung Ang Interventure, stands to lose its government permit to build a 72 million-peso (1.57 million-dollar) spa-resort on Taal ...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...ry Fuller, M.D., Ph.D., shows that IGFBP2 plays an active role in the tumorigenesis of astrocytoma and oligo... a gene identified in a correlation study plays an active role in tumorigenesis. It also permits the delivery and study of combinations of genes. They found...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...o Dr. Towner, "Treating a resistant virus with two active agents has been a mantra in HIV care for quite some time. Adding only one active agent to a patient experiencing drug failure usually results in the rapid, predictable development o...

Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result

... successful with Ethinyl Estradiol, as this is the active pharmaceutical compound in approximately 3 out of every 4 oral contraceptive tablets he added. Acrux plans to proceed with a multi-dose Phase 1 study in the second half of 2007. The study will be designed to demonstrate that therapeutic blood level...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...e more concentrated but it may not be biologically active and in many cases this is not being tested." When products were tested the results could prove disappointing and there should be more rigorous and regular testing of functional foods available in pill or other forms. Original food offered the bes...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

...up. They are trying to recover. The victims were active in their church, and several members of the large Haitian congregation have tried to reach out, said the woman's pastor. "She's not doing well, but she's tough," the pastor said. "She believes in God, and she hopes that God will take care of her an...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...merica, HPV is said to infect half of all sexually active women between 18 and 22. In most women, HPV clears up on its own but for some, the infection persists and can lead a couple of decades later, when they are in their prime child-rearing years, directly to cervical cancer, one of the top killers of w...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...ct ourselves somehow by just adopting a physically active lifestyle, thats definitely an advantage. And while the study confirms the conclusions of previous research by others indicating that high body fat is related to high inflammation and high fitness to low inflammation, the unique part of this paper...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

... has really been a mindset that has changed toward active living, eating smart, playing hard," Curtatone said....

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...al exhaustion, arising in a previously healthy and active person. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Professor Andrew Lloyd at the University of New South Wales. As part of the research, scientists examined six million pieces of gene expression information to study the differences i...

Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified

... triggered that physically transforms TEP1 into an active state capable of grabbing on to the parasites surface and targeting it for termination, they say. In a study, reported online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers used a method called X-ray crystallography to unco...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...ctional properties. The brain slices, which remain active for many hours, came from parts of the hippocampus, a region long implicated in depression. They also tested slices from rats treated with the antidepressant medications fluoxetine and imipramine. The team carried out the study using a standard rat...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

...oxidase and acts to render harmless the chemically active reactive oxygen species that are produced inside mitochondria in the process of generating energy for the cell. Specifically, the researchers found that treating neurons with MPTP activates Cdk5 to switch off Prx2. Whats more, they found that activa...

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