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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

... means to treat a variety of medical illnesses and conditions that presently have no other treatments available.” Source: American Gastroenterological Association...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...oid arthritis is one of the most difficult medical conditions I'm aware of. It's a tough disease, which makes it all the more remarkable to find such beneficial effects from this natural remedy. "We would like to see larger long-term trials, perhaps of several hundred patients. If these studies confirm what w...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...ers, were completely dry. Smol likens the warming conditions to a pot of soup on a stove. If you take the lid off, it is similar to what we are observing in these ponds. The soup will slowly decrease in volume and it will get saltier and saltier as the water evaporates, leaving the salts behind. That same evap...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...l have to be learned about this phenomenon and the conditions under which it operates. Multiple assessments involve more time and expense but may be necessary, he notes, to distinguish short-term fluctuation from true ability level. In addition, psychologists would have to develop new test norms and truly equ...

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...r, prolonged or intense inflammation could lead to conditions within the lung environment that foster cancer, Engels said. Previous studies have shown that diseases associated with lung damage, such as tuberculosis and asthma, increase the risk of developing lung cancer. Likewise, exposure to tissue-damaging ...

Variation in Genes Related to Inflammation Increase Lung Cancer Risk

...r, prolonged or intense inflammation could lead to conditions within the lung environment that foster cancer, Engels said. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of Cancer Research, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research....

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...he health- and non-health-related aspects of their conditions before and after receiving an intervention," said Dr. Mau-Roung Lin, co-author of the study. These measures may therefore be beneficial for selecting interventions that are of optimal value to older people. The study is published in the Journal of...

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

...ea, periodic limb movement disorder and associated conditions will be identified by the software. The software will enable patients to enter their information at home, allowing specialists to conduct a preliminary diagnosis and develop a database for follow up consultations. Hospitals and sleep centres will b...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...tter than 90 percent accuracy in reporting traffic conditions at the interchange between two busy Columbus, Ohio...data all of the time, the new software infers road conditions based on traffic patterns. It determines whether conditions are critical enough for an alert to be s...

New Conditions That Will Increase the Risk of Alzheimers Identified

...imaging, also suggests that people exhibiting both conditions are seven-times more likely to develop the disease... Rosano. Since we know that prevention of these conditions can lower risk of heart attack and stroke, it is likely that it would also lower the risk of develop...

Elevated Carbondioxide may Have Negative Impact on Ecosystem

... They studied soybeans grown in traditional field conditions but with additional exposure to ambient CO2. The results showed that the amount of cysteine proteinase inhibitors (CystPls) expressed in the genes decreased when soybeans were exposed to elevated CO2. CystPls is naturally produced by soybeans when ...

Risk Factors for Alzheimers Disease

...ers disease . Older adults showing signs of both conditions were seven-times more likely to develop Alzheimers...s Rosano. Since we know that prevention of these conditions can lower risk of heart attack and stroke, it is likely that it would also lower the risk of develop...

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

...upplements are widely promoted on the Internet for conditions ranging from cold sores and shingles to arthritis and multiple sclerosis . They are sold to prevent aging, enhance fertility, prevent cancer and get rid of toxic minerals such as mercury, lead and cadmium. Selenium supplements have shown some prom...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...onwide and is considering tightening its rules for conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure. And many companies are stepping up their own efforts at improving health. "It takes a while to undo years and years and years of unhealthy behavior," said Christie Cullinan of the American Trucking Associ...

Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified

...developed white matter or white matter injuries to conditions including mental retardation, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis. "If we can marry whole body cooling with new approaches that boost the activity of this essential protein, we may be able to slow down injury and enhance myelination," said Dr. ...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

... that decision and approved her claim, noting that conditions in Uganda were so hostile that she could not seek protection from the state. Often, even in countries where legal help is available theoretically, social hostility to homosexuals can overshadow their formal rights. Kosovo, for example, is governed ...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...specificity, sensitivity and prevalence of adverse conditions the test is seeking to prevent." Going forward, companies will have to clearly demonstrate the clinical practicality of their tests to the medical community. Apart from oncologists, most physicians have misconceptions about the clinical practicalit...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...hite matter or white matter injuries are linked to conditions including mental retardation, cerebral palsy and m...forming infant brain, or perinatal injury. These conditions affect up to 30 percent of preterm babies, many with severe motor and cognitive deficits, such as in...

Spicy Cuisine Originated in Mexico 1,500 Years Ago

... cultivation in Mexico some 10,000 years ago. Arid conditions through the centuries prevented decay of the crop remains, which include corn, squash, beans, avocados and chilli peppers. The study was focused on the two upper layers of ash and debris, known as Zone "A" and "Super-A," spanning the period circa A...

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...natively, visual impairment and its related ocular conditions could share a similar pathogenesis with other conditions associated with increased mortality," the authors wrote. Sudha Cugati, M.S., of the University of ...

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