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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
...tion (AGA) Institute. IBD includes Crohn’s disease and
ulcerative colitis, both frequently disabling dise... approximately one million people both in the U.S. and
Europe. The conference examined the literature on monoclonal antibodies or antibody fragments curre...
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
Today’s report from the Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) Nanotechnology Task Force is an important and
positive step forward in the agency’s effort to tackle the new scientific and
regulatory challenges ...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...y brain proteins that might begin to gum up memory and
thought in 10 to 15 years -- a person could be off.... Our goal is to develop a similar kind of testing and
treatment to keep the brain in balance.” Researchers and
physicians at Mayo Clinic’s sites in Flori...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
... leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and
Commerce committees, the president of the American College of Physicians (ACP) today expr...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...herapy-related complication characterized by fever and
low white blood cell levels, according to a multi-...rom the University of Rochester School of Medicine and
the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. "Chemotherapy drugs target cancer cells, but ...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...l therapy can be cured with high-dose chemotherapy and
a stem cell transplant, according to an Indiana Un...nts with metastatic testicular cancer. Dr. Einhorn and
colleagues demonstrated that the disease is potentially curable with a high dose chemotherapy and
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
...tem. The findings, demonstrated in human breast and
colorectal cancers, are significant to the field o...ey may lead to the advancement of diagnostic tests and
treatment for cancers. "The implication is that once you know the mechanism by which tumours evade...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...bacterium tuberculosis, to avoid being hunted down and
destroyed by the body's immune system sentinels as...the cells called macrophages that typically engulf and
digest pathogens. Instead of absorbing and
destroying the TB bacteria, the macrophages become host c...
Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level
...ealth said 381 cases were reported between June 24 and
30, above the 'epidemic threshold' of 378 cases pe...break 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...
UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
More bicycle riding and
other lifestyle changes are urgently needed to red... carbon emissions that are damaging Asia's health and
could also threaten the economy, the World Health Organisation said Monday. Climate change contrib...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...rom an egg matured in a laboratory, frozen, thawed and
then fertilised, has been born in Canada, research...o a woman diagnosed with advanced ovarian disease, and
three other women in the 20-person trial group are pregnant by the same technique, researchers said....
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...ed from an egg, that was developed in a test tube, and
then frozen and
defrosted for later use. The news provides hope for women who have had sudden ovarian failure or ...
A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay
...as revealed that a regular glass of wine, both red and
white can help put off tooth decay, gum disease and
heal sore throats . According to Italian scientists, who used bottles of supermarket Valpolicella ...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
...bacco controls, particularly limits on advertising and
protection from second-hand smoke. Hatai Chitano...ula One is sponsored by several tobacco companies, and
the racing is broadcast to Thailand from other countries," he said. "We need cooperation from othe...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
M-rated bloody gory video and
computer games are most popular among young teens,...y. M-rated games are actually meant for ages 17 and
above, but the study suggests that middle-school children play them frequently to release their ange...
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...cide-treated bed nets might protect older children and
adults from malaria. Most human-to-mosquito transmission originates from adults and
children over five years of age, who constitute the bulk of the population and
are more attractive t...
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
While the Asian and
Middle East doctor community is struggling to come... To add to the unease among the doctors from Asia and
the Middle East, Prime Minister Gordon Brown himself ordered a review of recruitment procedures by N...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...n Chicago tested 589 people aged between 54 to 90, and
asked them to identify 12 common odors such as lemon, chocolate, black pepper, banana, and
soap. The subjects chose the best multiple choice answer for each. At the start of the study in 19...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...anta Subbarao of the National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases (NIAID), whose laboratory veri...blood of a patient who had been infected with SARS and
later recovered, while the second antibody, m396, was taken from a library of human antibodies the r...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...was named after, reports said Monday. Malaysian and
Australian scientists recently announced that they...tate officials objected, saying it was "an insult" and
would harm the tourism industry in Malacca which is a popular destination for foreign visitors. "W...
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