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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...wel disease has been significantly affected by the development of biologic therapies,” according to Dr. Hanauer. “Biologic therapies provide new options and hope for many patients, however they may be accompanied by serious side effects, both when used alone or in combination with other treatments. Gastroenterol...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... The engineered mouse strengthened the notion that development of tangles followed that of plaque. The tangle pat...on of AB42 -- the insult that leads of Alzheimer’s development -- would be reflected in blood samples. But sitting together in a room, looking at the charts that l...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...used for diagnosis and as research reagents in the development of vaccines and inhibitors," summarized the authors. The study has been published in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...fficulty in identifying odours predicts subsequent development of mild cognitive impairment," the authors conclude. "The findings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease ... and that olfactory assessment may be useful for early disease identification," they writ...

Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

... specialty business driven to become the preferred development partner and premier application expert in the cellulosics industry. Cellulosics and derivatives are widely used in formulations for food, personal care, pharmaceuticals, construction, paint and a variety of specialty industrial applications. The busi...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...he longitudinal course of chronic insomnia and the development of anxiety disorders and depression. Compared to the group of participants without chronic insomnia in both surveys, the group with chronic insomnia had increased associations to having developed anxiety disorders and depression. "Chronic insomnia ...

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

...ive director of the NCIC. Besides continuing the development of vaccines specifically for breast cancer, the re... enhance immune responses against tumours, and the development of more sophisticated imaging technologies to observe the immune stimulating agents. "The team we ...

Common Environmental Chemicals Hamper Ovary Development in Foetus

...ly present environmental chemicals can disturb the development of the ovary. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr. Paul Fowler at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. As part of the study to know the effect of long-term, low-level exposure to a cocktail of chemicals and heavy meta...

Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified

... as the AKT1 mutation are beginning to change drug development efforts. This discovery adds to the short but growing list of molecular features that may help guide both current and future cancer drug development," said Dr. John Carpten, Senior Investigator and Director of TGen's Integrated Cancer Genomics Divisi...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...ls that would put new taxes on polluters, spur the development of alternative fuels and help clean the air. He has accepted $1 million in campaign cash from the oil industry, and he had threatened to veto the global warming bill unless it was made more business-friendly, said a critic. Although the governor sa...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

... scene of a variety of tumors is implicated in the development of two types of malignant brain cancer in a paper... (IGFBP2) connects with two other proteins to fuel development and progression of brain tumors, says senior author Wei Zhang, Ph.D., professor in M. D. Andersons D...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...s of SCC development, providing insights into the development of this potentially lethal disease. Squamous cel...okines and as such is essential to suppressing the development of skin cancer. They show that D6-deficient mice are acutely sensitive to SCC formation and that D...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...ve severe health consequences. It can speed up the development of other illnesses related to the disease such as blindness, heart failure and kidney disease. Cardiovascular disease can result from long periods of insulin abuse as well as nerve damage. This dangerous practice can also induce a diabetic coma and e...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

... very excited to work with EpiCept on the clinical development of EPC2407, a product with a new mechanistic appro... joined by Tower Cancer Research Foundation in the development of EPC2407 and we believe that their participation will result in our completing the trial ahead of ...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

... said Thursday in Nairobi. "The most significant development of the AIDS epidemic is its growing feminisation," lamented UNAIDS chief Peter Piot, who was speaking at the International Women's Summit on HIV/AIDS held in Kenya. "What entered history 25 years ago as a disease of the white gay male is now increa...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

... failure usually results in the rapid, predictable development of resistance to that agent. Very seldom do patients get the chance to receive two potent new investigational agents in one clinical trial. The DUET trials were one of the first to give the patients such a chance." Dr. Towner is the Medical Directo...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...sease (VHL; a genetic disease characterized by the development of blood vessel tumors in the retina of the eye and in the brain; lesions and cysts can also develop in other parts of the body). ELSTs are associated with significant dysfunction of hearing and balance, including sudden irreversible hearing loss. ...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

... target key inflammatory processes involved in the development of a disease in this case infliximab blocks the bodys inflammation response. Its side-effects can include upper respiratory infections and other potentially serious reactions. The Al and Heidi Azus Foundations Pediatric Infusion Center opened in ea...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...s on individuals with prostate cancer soon . The development of the process called irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a result of the efforts of Virginia Techbiomedical engineer Rafael V. Davalos and University of California bioengineering professor Boris Rubinsky. For decades, researchers have been awar...

Computer Games World Cup Kicks Off in Paris

...V. The popularity of video gaming has led to the development of professional players, particularly in South Korea where some earn up to two million dollars (1.5 million euros) per year, said Matthieu Dallon, Games-Services president. "In Korea and in the United States there are television channels 100-percen...

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