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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...ns about the treatment of IBD with these biologics based on expert presentations of current scientific knowledge about IBD and subsequent discussion. Co-chairs of the conference were Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, professor of medicine and clinical pharmacology at the University of Chicago, and Paul Rutgeerts, MD...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...sible alternatives, and were scored from one to 12 based on the number of correct responses. The researchers say that 177 individuals developed mild cognitive impairment during the study, and the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment increased as odour identification decreased. According to them,...

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

A survey conducted by researchers at New York based Columbia University Medical Center has shown that nearly 30 per cent of US adults have had some form of alcohol use disorder at some point in their lifetimes. Some 17.8 per cent of the adults surveyed reported experiencing alcohol abuse, and 12.5...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...ish Journal of Sports Medicine. The findings are based on survey results from 65 professional clubs, covering football (premiership and championship), rugby (union and league), and County cricket. Unlike some types of employment, sports clubs are not legally obliged as employers to carry out health che...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...apsule formulation." The sNDA was filed in March based on data already available for the 75 mg capsule. The method of manufacturing will remain the same; the only change will be the size of the capsule and the amount of the active ingredient, oseltamivir phosphate, filled into the capsule. Tamiflu is the...

Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference

... review under rural sanitation. The usage of web based integrated management information systems developed by the department of drinking water supply for all future programmes will be key to the review process. Development Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, Water Resources Minister Saifuddin Soz and Min...

Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller

...nlike that drug, is not addictive. The treatment based on synthetic venom will not be administered orally, but directly into the fluid around the spinal cord through a little push. However, it may have side effects such as nausea, dizziness or blurred vision due to the fact that it is a very strong drug....

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...malnutrition amongst Somali and Sudanese refugees based in camps in Kenya. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that as of mid-2006, the acute malnutrition rate stood at 22.2 percent in Kenya's Dadaab complex of three camps an...

Translating Structure into Function

...tute for Quantitative Biomedical Research, or QB3, based at UCSF. The teams success came by modifying a technique called molecular docking, a computer-aided modeling strategy used to search for potential drugs. Docking works by allowing researchers to first determine the atom-by-atom structure of an enzy...

FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products

...pproved this product from The Netherlands as GRAS, based on extensive safety and efficacy data and organoleptics tests confirming that LISTEX(TM) is safe and has no impact on taste, smell, colour, and other physical properties of treated products. Bacteriophages ('phage') are the most abundant micro-orga...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...t, and outpatient services as well as on community based providers. In fact, Promising brief interventions for co-occurring disorders designed especially for emergency departments and trauma centers are currently available, says Clark....

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...ent outbreak. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said based on the data in the last few weeks, the situation did not look optimistic. He added that if the wet weather continued, Singapore can expect more dengue cases occupying hospital beds. He said: "In 2005, as many as 300 beds were taken up. It was ver...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...nically stressed gain more weight than they should based on the calories they consume. This pathway involves two players − a neurotransmitter (neuropeptide Y, or NPY) and the receptor (neuropeptide Y2 receptor, or Y2R) it activates in two types of cells in the fat tissue: endothelial cells lining b...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...e who have high internal variation, classification based on one assessment could be way off the mark. Salthouse says it may be time to view cognitive abilities as a distribution of many potential levels of performance instead of as one stable short-term level. He proposes the use of a measurement burst p...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...ation system and requires the operator to maneuver based on prior radiological investigations, such as CT scans. ENB, on the other hand, has a highly specialized real-time navigation system, but lacks a means of directly visualizing the lesion. The researchers found that the EBUS procedure by itself had ...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...ranz Zaver Rieser, a manager at the medical centre based at the opening of the mine. "We receive 10,000 patients a year, and over 55 years in operation about three million patients have passed through the various mine areas," he said. The beneficial properties were discovered around 1946, when miners s...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

... The research calculated how much a healthy diet, based on local produce and allowing for seasonal factors such as flooding or lean seasons, would cost in four impoverished countries and then worked it out as a proportion of the average national income. The ratios were multiplied by the average British in...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...nd in some fish at unsafe levels. The report was based on a comparison of Ministry of Environment recommendation on the safety of various types of fish issued in 2005, and another released earlier this year. About five million kilograms of industrial pollutants are being released directly into the lake...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...veloping brain produce particular types of neurons based on where the stem cells are located in the embryo, studies carried out in cell culture have suggested that adult neural stem cells of the fully formed brain can give rise to many types of brain cells. In the current study, conducted in mice, the te...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...nically stressed gain more weight than they should based on the calories they consume. This pathway involves two players -- a neurotransmitter (NPY) and the receptor (Y2R) it activates in the fat tissue: endothelial cells lining blood vessels and fat cells themselves. In order to add fat selectively to t...

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