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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
...ammatory bowel disease (IBD) may benefit patients, but
doctors need to consider the potential associated side effects in determining treatment course, according to a consensus paper published in this month’s issue of Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...e to each other within hours in an animal’s brain, but
weeks are required for AB40 to adhere. More recent...and AB42 in the blood rise as a person gets older, but
then, in some people, AB42 decreases,” he says. Turning to the transgenic mice, the researchers foun...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...Center. "Chemotherapy drugs target cancer cells, but
they can affect healthy cells as well, including infection-fighting white blood cells," said Nicole M. Kuderer, M.D., a hematology-oncology fellow at Duke and lead author on the publication. "When patients' white blood cell counts drop too low, they ...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...d a compound that could block the suspect protein, but
they were concerned that by inhibiting this one protein, they would interfere with the action of other similar proteins secreted by the host cell. "We wanted to be sure that inhibitors of mycobacterial PknG would not interefere with important host ...
UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...nmental issues were not given the highest priority but
"if we ignore the environment, humanity will suffe...have to adopt lifestyles that are not only healthy but
also environment friendly such as reducing the use of private vehicles, walking more or riding bicyc...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...result in cure rates of between 70 and 90 percent, but
sometimes this comes at the cost of inflicting sterility when the child reaches adult life. Obstetrician Ariel Revel of the Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, found eggs in the ovarian buds of pre-pubescent girls aged between five and 10 year...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...ed games are actually meant for ages 17 and above, but
the study suggests that middle-school children play them frequently to release their anger. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Cheryl K. Olson at the Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Center for Mental Health and Media. ...
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...only the individuals and households that use them, but
also members of the surrounding community. This is because they kill adult mosquitoes directly or force them to undertake longer, more hazardous foraging expeditions in search of blood to feed on and aquatic habitats in which to breed," Dr Killeen sa...
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
...on. The cleric passed on details of the warning, but
not the specific wording, to a senior British Gove...pital staff he would be gone for seven to 10 days, but
it has been revealed he did not have any scheduled holidays in the hospital roster and he only had a...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...nst the strain of SARS virus isolated from people, but
also against a variety of animal strains, because ...s might be insensitive to neutralization with one, but
still susceptible to the other. "Our results demonstrate novel potential antibody-based therapeut...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...e city's food industry, said that dangers do exist but
it is taking extensive measures to ensure quality .... "There are problems with food safety in China, but
they are not that serious and should not be exaggerated," Li Dongsheng, vice minister in charge of t...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
... He said the pilot knew the cabin had decompressed but
was not aware of the broken window, so he put the airplane into a dive to a safe altitude of 10,000 feet. "I kept saying, 'Don't pass out, don't pass out, I have a patient on board and I have to take care of the patient,"' he said. Fogg said the ...
Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
...or, the queen was also very obese. Bald in front but
with long hair in back, the mummy shows an overwei... emerging from the mummy is not only unflattering, but
would indicate rather poor health. But with the data at our disposal, I think any diagnosis is merel...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
... those with drug dependence and anxiety disorders, but
their disability was comparable with that among respondents who had drug abuse, mood and personality disorders," the authors write. It was also observed that alcohol abuse and dependence were strongly linked with other substance use disorders, thou...
Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil
...r tone with an imminent shock after the treatment, but
they still braced themselves upon hearing the second tone. It clearly indicates that they had gotten rid of one of the two memories....
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
... and radiation also target rapidly dividing cells, but
they can cause severe side effects by damaging the intestinal lining and bone marrow, where normal cells divide quickly. "One of the advantages of TTF therapy is that only a small fraction of its electrical fields can penetrate into these sensitiv...
Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip
...ops of water actually gives the drink the flavour, but
master distillers of the 1805 suggest this whisky is best left to hit the tongue undiluted. The 1805 is smooth, has a hint of peach and a suggestion of vanilla, is warm, and with only a light lingering "smoke" to it. Gleneagles is confident the...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
... 'There are 3,000 concerts a year. We're doing 10, but
touching 2 billion people about what I think is the biggest issue that's ever faced humanity.' Steve Howard of the environmental charity Climate Group said: 'Dealing with climate change doesn't mean we have got to stop live performances or call for ...
Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed
...cqueline hated it when her son drank or did drugs, but
she did not mind it when her daughter got sloshed ...didn't like it when John [Jr.] drank or did drugs, but
she didn't seem to care if Caroline got smashed on beer or stoned on grass. It was only when Carolin...
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
...eturn with the disease. We try to figure them out, but
of no use. Over 35 people have died here in the la...slew of measures to educate people about HIV/AIDS, but
officials say it will be long before a sense of responsibility is instilled in the region's extremel...
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