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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

... “The management of inflammatory bowel disease has been significantly affected by the development of biolo...atients.” The treatment goal for IBD patients has been to alleviate symptoms associated with these diseases and many gastroenterologists rely on a “step up...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...r. Younkin says. Now more than 100 mutations have been found in the three genes that cause early Alzheime.... Physicians at the three Mayo Clinic sites have been collecting blood from thousands of Alzheimer’s patients, as well as study participants who do not ha...

Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...ations," added the researcher, whose findings have been published in the journal Cell. Dr. Epstein and his student Rebecca Sadun used real-time PCR (rtPCR), a high-speed gene amplification technique, to screen tumours to identify 14 pro-immunity genes (downplayed by tumours) and 11 anti-immunity genes ...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

... by any of the other 491 protein kinases that have been identified and sequenced thanks to the mapping of the human genome. "Since we now know exactly what the requirements should be for a good blocker and how to avoid interference with host kinases, we should now be able to rationally design compounds ...

Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

... Three people have died from dengue and there have been 3,597 cases in the first 26 weeks of the year, the ministry said. Singapore has launched a massive publicity campaign to educate residents about dengue. It has also stepped up efforts to eradicate mosquito breeding grounds in the island-state, wh...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...aboratory, frozen, thawed and then fertilised, has been born in Canada, researchers told a medical confere...ies and in addition were fertilised after they had been frozen and then thawed, and not before. "Until now, it was not known whether oocytes (human eggs) ...

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

...se. Though the maturation of eggs in the lab has been done before, leading to healthy births, and the fr...s is the first time that all these procedures have been linked into a successful birth. Three more women from the 20 participants in the study are also no...

A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay

..., although well- known by the ancient Romans, have been little investigated," the Daily Mail quoted Professor Gabriella Gazzani, as saying. "Overall, our findings seem to indicate that wine can act as an effective anti-microbial agent against streptococci bacteria and upper respiratory tract infections,...

Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

... he would be gone for seven to 10 days, but it has been revealed he did not have any scheduled holidays in...ecision to go to India." The Indian national has been employed at the hospital as a junior doctor on a temporary visa since last September. He had been ...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...30.15, was found in the blood of a patient who had been infected with SARS and later recovered, while the ... The researchers say that the antibodies have also been found effective in protecting against human and animal SARS viruses in experiments on mice. "This...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

... International alarm over Chinese food exports has been building for weeks amid reports of toxic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. China's own food inspectors announced last week that a six-month crackdown had uncovered industrial oils, acid, cancer-causing chemicals an...

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...f tumour that spread to the bone. "It could have been a tumour affecting the lung, breast or kidney. Whatever the tumour's origins, it is very likely that Queen Hatshepsut spent her last days in pain," Selim said. "A bone tumour is certainly painful. The picture emerging from the mummy is not only unf...

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

...Angels, which got 27,000 pounds. The singer has been involved in other charity works as well, for he organised a charity football match in May 2006, to raise funds in Africa, with the help of pal actor/musician Jonathan Wilkes....

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

... Thailand's efforts to prevent smoking have also been undermined by a huge trade in cheap smuggled cigarettes. "The price is down so people consume more, which is bad for people's health, and the government makes less tax, so we lose both ways," Hatai said....

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...Q). The IIEF is a validated questionnaire that has been demonstrated to correlate with ED intensity. The GAQ elicits the patient's self-evaluation of the study beverages' effect on erectile activity. Forty seven percent of the subjects reported that their erections improved with POM Wonderful Pomegrana...

Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

...o be a very limited edition: only 200 bottles have been made to celebrate the birthday of the label's founder. That scarcity value has been enhanced, the makers claim, by the fact the majority of the nine malts used are from distilleries wh...

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...f eight years, 1,138 EPIC-Norfolk participants had been admitted to the hospital or died from the effects of coronary artery disease (CAD), including heart attack. The researchers matched these patients with study participants who remained healthy throughout the follow-up period, selecting those of the...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...sts. The organizers are happy that China too has been roped in, despite its known reservation on the global warming issue. Kevin Wall, the executive producer of Live Earth, said, We're on Chinese TV with 800 million people, ' he told The Observer. 'People often think on a parochial basis, so it's vita...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

... illiteracy, unemployment and underdevelopment has been shocked into disbelief, after 35 AIDS deaths were ...areness, as most people do not know that they have been infected, resulting in further spread of the disease. Shuk Yadav a villager whose grandson tested ...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...prompted by RA sufferers who claimed they had also been helped by the product. Scientists who conducted the trial in Copenhagen and Berlin said they were surprised by the results, since RA is a far more serious and challenging disease than osteo-arthritis. A total of 89, mostly female patients with an...

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