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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...ccompanied by serious side effects, both when used alone or in combination with other treatments. Gastroenterologists need to review and consider the side effects and significant costs when determining the best treatment course for their patients.” The treatment goal for IBD patients has been to alleviate...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...based therapeutics against SARS that could be used alone or in combination...these human antibodies could be also used for diagnosis and as research reagents in the development of vaccines and inhibitors," summarized the authors. The study has been published in the online edition of the Proceedings of th...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...n shown to be more effective than either procedure alone and does not compromise patients safety. Multim...y itself had a diagnostic yield of 69 percent. ENB alone had a diagnostic yield of 59 percent. But the combination of the two increased the diagnostic yield ...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

...ile that it should not have survived for days, let alone decades. In a mass grave in a remote Inuit village near the town of Brevig Mission, a large Inuit woman lay buried under more than six feet of ice and dirt for more than 75 years. The permafrost plus the womans ample fat stores kept the virus in ...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...s in these patients, 3 distinct mechanisms (either alone or in combination) may account for the audiovestibular [hearing and balance] morbidity associated with ELSTs. These include direct invasion of the otic capsule [embryonic cartilage capsule that surrounds the inner ear mechanism and develops into bo...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

...attack by a comment Ross made. Knowing Ross was alone and vulnerable after kissing her boyfriend goodbye in the early hours of Aug. 17, 2005, Sylvester attacked the young woman, delivering a beating so vicious that it left her with injuries similar to those of a plane-crash victim. The "social misfit...

Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations

...el said. "Harry is always saying he wants to go on alone and they never let him, so they are certainly going to be a part of the alliance against Voldemort, but I think we can expect that Ginny will be a part of that group as well." While Harry's story is ending with the final book, both Nel and Westman ...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

... a corporate life raft. Analysts say U.S. sales alone would top $1 billion US a year, assuming Gardasil becomes covered by private insurance plans and at least some government programs. That number could jump to $4 billion a year if Merck comes out with a similar, perhaps identical, vaccine for young ...

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

...breast cancer in women given adjuvant chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy plus trastuzumab, after breast surgery. Up to a quarter of all breast cancers express large amounts of the HER2 protein or carry multiple copies of the HER2 gene. Those cancers tend to be associated with aggressive disease, a higher...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...e found a huge difference between infectious agent alone and infectious agent bound to these soil particles," says Aiken, the senior author of the new study and a professor of comparative biosciences in the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. "We observed an almost 700-fold difference" in the rate ...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...her two ships to extend the services further. Akha alone has reached about 5,000 people including a large number of children and women. "Ignorance and superstitions were challenges initially, but we have managed to get over them," he said....

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

...hat postmenopausal women who used estrogen therapy alone had a significantly increased risk of uterine cancer. Then researchers found that adding progestin, a synthetic form of progesterone (which counterbalances the effects of estrogen) to estrogen therapy provided protection against uterine cancer. As a ...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

... childhood poverty. Here, the United States stands alone among the advanced economies with a stunning figure: eighteen percent of American children -- almost one in five -- live in poverty. No other industrialized country comes close -- it's about five times the child poverty rate in Northern Europe. Again...

Backpacks and Backaches

... don't realise the magnitude of the problem. Water alone weighs a kilogram a litre. Books, raquets, lunchboxes, etc all add to the backpack weight. Children often carry huge burdens, and it is no wonder that so many of them have aching backs and shoulders. Isnt it time to check out that backpack and w...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

...gists have begun to understand that gene sequences alone cannot explain diversity. Within the last few years, scientists have begun to identify groups of genes, called networks, which control complex programs that determine an organisms final form. In addition, the parts of the genome that do not code ...

Study Confirms Benefits of Chemo, Trastuzumab Combo to Battle Breast Cancer

...breast cancer in women given adjuvant chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy plus trastuzumab, after breast surgery. Up to a quarter of all breast cancers express large amounts of the HER2 protein or carry multiple copies of the HER2 gene. Those cancers tend to be associated with aggressive disease, a higher...

Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

...ccurrence of gallstone is quite common. In Germany alone 170,000 gallbladder operations are conducted every year. Gallstones occur very frequently, affecting 15 to 20 per cent of all Germans, usually without noticeable symptoms. But in around a quarter of cases the stones will announce their presence at s...

Viagra Improves Heart Function, Finds Study

... clinical implications. Relaxing the lung arteries alone may not be sufficient to help the patient, if the right ventricle is too weak to push blood through them. A drug such as Viagra, with a combined beneficial effect both in the lung arteries and the right ventricle of the heart, offers a significant ad...

AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

...ors could not evaluate whether using the diaphragm alone was better than using nothing, because most women in both arms of the trial reported male condom use. The trial, known at Methods for Improving Reproductive Health in Africa, or MIRA, began in 2003 and was conducted at sites in Harare, Zimbabwe, an...

Gender Equality, the Key Factor to Curb Foeticide: Dr. Ramadoss

...ques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PNDT Act) alone cannot solve the problem of sex selection practice...he problems including the declining sex ratio. Law alone will not be able to solve the problem. Each one within his or her own domain, has to play a role to ...

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