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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...rast to drugs that are chemically synthesized, are derived from living sources (such as humans, animals, and microorganisms). Most biologics are complex mixtures that are not easily identified or characterized, and many biologics are manufactured using biotechnology. Biological products often represent the c...

Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue to Hunt for and Kill Cancerous Tumours

...eloped a new gene therapy by using 'suicide genes' derived from mesenchymal stem cells taken from human fat tissue, which hunt for and kill cancerous tumours. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Cestmir Altaner at the Cancer Research Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Brati...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

...l. This risk score is typically based on equations derived from the US Framingham cohort study. But the Fra...eader, Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox said QRISK is derived from primary care data for use in primary care, and takes account of social deprivation to better id...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

...l. This risk score is typically based on equations derived from the US Framingham cohort study.But the Framin...x, of The University of Nottingham, said: QRISK is derived from primary care data for use in primary care, and takes account of social deprivation to better id...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...ted States and another in Canada. The US data were derived from the nationwide Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry that publishes cancer occurrence rates and survival data, covering approximately 26 percent of the population. The Canadian data were obtained from Canadian Cancer Stati...

Stem Cells Research in Parkinsons Disease

...amount of dopamine-producing neurons that were not derived from stem cells. The results suggest that stem cells may actually trigger the brains own self-repair mechanisms by pumping out molecules that boost nerve survival and blood vessel development and decrease neural degeneration. We at the Center for A...

Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

...ucose-stimulated insulin secretion by intestinally derived peptides, which are released in the presence of glucose or nutrients in the gut, according to background information in the article. In October 2006 the Food and Drug Administration approved the first oral incretin enhancer, sitagliptin, a selectiv...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...ad lice infestations - it will provide a naturally derived treatment that is lethal to lice and nits, yet safe to children and adults. Between 6 and 12 million children are affected by head lice in the United States each year. In many cases, the children with head lice are dismissed from school and not allow...

Genes Play Major Role in Determining Individual's Sour Taste Perception

... in foods and beverages. In fact, the word acid is derived from the Latin 'acidus,' meaning sour. However, we still do not completely understand how the taste system is able to detect and translate acidic molecules on the tongue into a neural signal that the brain perceives as 'sour.' "Demonstrating a gene...

Scientists Demonstrate Heart Cell Replication in Mice

...ponent of the material that surrounds cells and is derived from the skin around bone. Though the mature heart only has tiny amounts, it is abundant during foetal heart development, and increased amounts are also made after skeletal-muscle injury, bone fracture and blood vessel injury, stimulating mature, spe...

Longer Term Breast-feeding Reduces the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women

...he use of OCs, HRT and other lifestyle factors was derived from a self-administered questionnaire and analysed by a team from Malm University Hospital, Sweden. All females with RA utilised in the case control group of the study were diagnosed according to the 1987 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) cri...

Pureed Products Unnecessary and Harmful for Babies UK Expert

...t is feared they could lose out on vital nutrients derived from breast milk, which protect against common infections and allergies, says Gill Rapley, deputy director of UNICEF UK's Baby Friendly Initiative. Spoon-feeding them pureed products could also delay their chewing ability, cause them to become fuss...

Scientists Establish Link Between Foie Gras and Disease

...that many researchers are of the opinion that meat derived from sheep and seemingly healthy cattle may represent other dietary sources of this material. He also said that people develop disease for many reasons. "Eating foie gras probably won't cause a disease in someone who isn't genetically predisposed to ...

60% of Infertile Couples are Okay With Allowing Unused Embryos for Stem Cell Research

... number of stem cell lines -- groups of stem cells derived from a single source -- available for federally fu...m cells are more versatile than their counterparts derived from adults or from umbilical cord blood. Currently, federal funding for embryonic stem cell resea...

Phase II Data Show Efficacy and Tolerability of Tapentadol in Chronic Pain Treatment

...(1). The broad analgesic efficacy of tapentadol derived from preclinical models has previously been confirmed for acute pain conditions in a number of clinical studies(2). In line with the acute pain data the current findings confirm tapentadol's improved tolerability compared to other strong centrally...

Indian Yoga Expert Teaches Fitness Mantras to Lahoris

...ng of the nature of existence. The word yoga is derived from the Sanskirt root Yuj, which means to control, yoke or unite. During yoga, a high level of energy is released and circulated to the brain. This energy helps remove mental dissipation and steadies the mind so that even after a few minutes of the ...

Omega-3 Fattyacids Keeps Retinopathy at Bay

...the effect of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, derived from fish, and the omega-6 fatty acid arachidonic acid on the loss of blood vessels, the re-growth of healthy vessels, and the growth of destructive abnormal vessels in a mouse model of oxygen-induced retinopathy. The retinopathy in the mouse shar...

Meditation Increases Attention - A Brain Scan Report

...ssible to train attention in children with methods derived from these practices," he says. Davidson says scientific studies of meditation are proving traditional beliefs about the mental benefits of meditation. Yet although meditation is often associated with monks living a life of simplicity, poverty, and...

Cuban Healthcare Delivers, Experts Say

...group of Americans who suffer from health problems derived from working as volunteers in the ruins of New York's World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001. The film, which is due to open in U.S. theaters on June 29, makes the point that the treatment they lack in the United States is avail...

Tree Bark Substance may Hold New Lung-cancer Treatment

A recent study has found that a substance derived from the bark of the South American lapacho tree kills certain kinds of cancer cells. The study, conducted at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has also suggested that this substance could lead to a novel treatment for the most common type of lung c...

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