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Humanized Antibody Therapy Found Highly Effective in Easing RA Symptoms

...g of the trial. Tocilizumab is a novel humanised anti human interleukin 6 (IIL-6) receptor monoclonal antibody, a cytokine involved in the pathogenesis of RA....

World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover

...stry to grasp the nettle, because if they dont the anti alcohol lobby will do it on its own terms -- something that is already happening in the UK."...

Laura Bush in Senegal for Anti-HIV/AIDS, Malaria Campaigns

...-nation Africa tour to bolster the US government's anti AIDS and malaria strategies. She was met at the airport by President Abdoulaye Wade's wife Viviane. From Senegal she is due to travel to nearby Mali then Zambia and Mozambique during a five-day long trip to the continent which will also focus on...

UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread

... levels are important for those people who use the anti convulsant drug Epanutin to control their epilepsy. And there was this comment on the internet: I am a 67 year old man so my chances of having a baby with birth defects are remote, why should I have this genetically modified bread imposed upon me? ...

Queensland- Sunny Side Up Please

...n Queensland where nearly 11,500 prescriptions for anti depressants are handed out to patients. In 2005-... anti-depressant prescriptions- to the extent that anti -depressant scripts make up for 11% of prescriptions issued in Australia. Jenny Hargreaves, from t...

Legalization of Abortion in Mexico City Raises Heckles

... called in to disperse the crowd who were shouting anti abortion slogans and playing tapes with baby crying sound. They said the fetus, three months old has taken a human form. It has a heart that beats arms and legs but can’t speak to save its life. Though many residents supported the abortion in the f...

Single Drug Dose Cures Malaria in Mice

...sner said. "Older drugs in this family of peroxide anti malarials also are known to be fast-acting, but they are unfortunately short-lived and not curative when used by themselves." Though they say their results are very promising, the researchers caution that the new compounds must be thoroughly teste...

‘For-profit Dialysis Centers’ in the Spotlight Over Anti-anemia Drug Overdoe

... meted out to the patient, which also includes the anti anemia drug epoetin. According to this study conducted, Epoetin therapy accounted for 1.8 billion dollars of medical drug expenditure in 2004. The records of 159,522 adult Medicare-eligible, end-stage renal disease patients from the US Renal Dat...

Effect of Snoring on Partners

...laboration with Ideal Home show has brought out an anti snore bedroom which has suspension beds in place of the usual mattresses. These are washable and aid people who suffer from dust and nasal congestion. According to the study conducted by the BSSAA, 15 million people in the UK live with people who s...

Tougher Smoking Ban for British Columbia Smokers

...l// of British Columbia hits the public. The new anti smoking legislation introduced a few days back will ban smoking in all indoor public spaces as well as in public doorways, and 'near' the doors, windows and air intakes of any building accessible by the public. Says Health Minister George Abbott: ...

The FDA Warns Consumers Against Purchase of Drugs on Web

...et.// The drugs advertised as sleeping pills and anti depressants were in reality a powerful anti-psychotic, which would eventually land victims in hospitals. Federal health officials revealed that Ambien-a sleep aid, Xanax and Ativan- anti-anxiety medications and Lexapro an antidepressant were all ma...

Suicide Rates in Children Soar

...is needed from CDC to corroborate the link between anti depressants and suicides. Some specialists from the mental health feel that suicide prevention measures which include drugs and counseling will go a long way in combating this issue. JYT...

HIV Spread May Be Arrested By A New Compound

...ifficult. 2-5AN6B is said to refurbish the natural anti viral defense system of the body against HIV virus. All along, the drugs intended for HIV infection targets the virus replication. But this compound appears to work differently and counters the mutating capability of HIV virus. This team plans to g...

To Patent or Not-A Question of Life

...used for treating cancers and AIDS, as like ARV or anti retroviral drugs, being patented too, making it much more costlier and hence out of reach for millions of poor AIDS sufferers in developing countries. At present people across developing countries are protesting this move. India has been an import...

Diet Holds the Key for Men's Health

... pressure. Garlic is one of the vegetables rich in anti oxidant. It also has anti-cancer properties which augments resistance and immunity. Oranges, cauliflower are said to be an excellent source of Vitamin C which is good for sperm and are said to be stress busters. Zinc which is known to increase sem...

Redundancies Boost Mental Health Problems for Those Who Keep Their Jobs

...ping pills were most often prescribed to men while anti anxiety drugs were most often prescribed to women, the findings showed. The increased chances of a prescription for a psychotropic drug after downsizing represents “a great burden, not only on the individual, but also on society,” comment the autho...

Substitute for Chemotherapy Tested by Canadian Scientists

...l. // The scientists seemed to have arrived at an anti cancer agent called DCA or the dichloroacetate which like a usual tablet can be made into a powder form, dissipated in water and consumed. The greater advantage of DCA is its cost effectiveness when compared to chemotherapy. The trials for this proce...

Uterus Transplant- A Future Reality

...le life. The participant will have to battle with anti -rejection drugs that could compromise her immune system and which could also be harmful to the developing fetus. Some outsiders question whether it's right to take a uterus unless a donor agrees before death. 'Before anybody gets to use a reprod...

WHO on an Anti Rabies and Snake Bite Mission

...a steady decline in the number of manufacturers of anti venom against African snake bite. Hence global guidelines are being formulated to combat this issue. Educating the people about the snake bite, rabies is very essential. Secondly a uniform standard in the production, quality and marketing of therap...

Funding of 61 Million USD by Indonesia to Check Bird Flu

...ontrol will hopefully infuse renewed thrust to the anti bird flu drive. So far there have been 74 human cases of bird flu, out of which 57 have succumbed to the disease. The chief confirmed that, 28.2 million dollars from the budget allocation and foreign aid will target to combat bird flu onslaught on ...

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