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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...y and its duration, the applicability of biologics early in disease, and the potential of disease modification. In order to determine the answers to these and other potentially important questions, more research is needed about the natural history of IBD and its complications, as well as the complications ...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... inherit an extra chromosome 21, typically develop early brain plaques and tangles. Then scientists linked...ions have been found in the three genes that cause early Alzheimer’s, and all increase production of AB42. Of the AB produced normally in humans, 5 percent...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...rug known as granulocyte colony-stimulating factor early in their chemotherapy were about half as likely to...s who did not receive the white blood cell booster early in treatment developed the fever and low white blood cell levels called febrile neutropenia, compare...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

..., M.D., at Indiana University Cancer Center in the early 1980s. That course of therapy turned a disease from a mostly fatal cancer into one of the more curable forms of cancer for men, who typically are in their 20s when diagnosed with testicular cancer. It is rare for the NEJM to carry a retrospective s...

Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers

...cognizing familiar smells could be experiencing an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study ...dings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease." However, "the neurological bases of age-associated olfactor...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...dings 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 write....

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...te of treatment has been at a standstill since the early 1990s, Theres a lot of knowledge about how to t...ionals and the public to identify and address AUDs early in their course. Treatments may include psychotherapy, support groups or other forms of counselin...

Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

...nce of having children. For example, a lady in her early 30s can decide to freeze her eggs and have a child later with a partner she loves," he added. Tan presented a report on the Boivin case Monday at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Lyon, France....

Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus

...s were found. France's only outbreak of H5N1 was early last year. On June 24 France stepped up surveillance after several cases of the H5N1 virus were discovered in Germany and the Czech Republic. In accordance with EU norms, a one kilometre (0.6 mile) exclusion zone has been established around the A...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

... of both anxiety and depression may facilitate the early detection of a mental disorder, as well as the detection of comorbidity," Nechelmann said. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of the journal SLEEP....

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...gastric cancer. If gastric cancer is detected at early stage, it is a curable disease. This makes underst...g the nature of gastric cancer, its prevention and early detection essential to reduce the risk of gastric cancer, the society says. Each year, 600 people ...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...fluctuations within one persons test scores are an early warning of mental decline....

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...drug firm. But the government's case suffered an early setback on June 26 when the court rejected a request to allow it to submit "additional facts", before presiding judge Babs Kwewumi adjourned the trial to July 20. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Trovan for adult use in 1997 and th...

Stem Cell Treatment may Prolong Lives of Children With Brittle Bone Disease

...tures while in the womb, and rarely survive beyond early adulthood. Led by Nicholas Fisk of the college, ...n with OI whilst still in the womb, with promising early results seen after the babies were born. Fisk believes that though drugs exist to treat the disea...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...sing a method they developed to follow the fate of early neonatal and adult neural stem cells in 15 different regions of the subventricular zone. These cells typically produce young neurons that migrate to the olfactory bulb, where they mature into several distinct types of interneurons, neurons that are e...

France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak

...vation" zone. France's only outbreak of H5N1 was early last year, when it was detected in 62 dead wild birds, contaminating a turkey farm in central France. The World Health Organization has reported 317 cases of bird flu in humans, of which 191 resulted in death, according to its June 29 tally. Indone...

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

... NHS for the past 35 years and he was eligible for early retirement and entitled for the settlement. The 2007/2008 budget for Peterborough PCT is £250 million, including £32 million contributed by Peterborough City Council for adult social care....

New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials

... who have exhausted first-line treatment has shown early promise in long-awaited trials, The Lancet reports on Saturday. Etravirine, also called TMC125, is designed as an alternative for patients who are resistant to a class of drugs called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). An ...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...codynamic effects on tumor blood flow and identify early signs of objective anti-tumor response as measured by CT scans, MRI or PET, in these advanced cancer patients with well vascularized solid tumors. Dr. Peter J. Rosen, Medical Director at Tower Cancer Research Foundation, stated, "Tower Oncology is ...

When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...scuba diving wet suit tainted with toxins. Among early attempts devised by the CIA to discredit Castro wa...lans to poison Castro with botulinum toxins in the early 1960s that came closest to succeeding. The agency acknowledged last week for the first time that t...

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(Date:9/23/2014)... better screening strategies can lower the rate of false-positive ... on women. The many misperceptions about breast cancer screening ... and the need for new approaches and better education ... supplement to Journal of Women,s Health , a ... supplement is available free on the Journal of ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... National Institutes of Health has awarded $10.1 million in ... to explore the effects of sex in preclinical and ... females and males, and is a catalyst for considering ... overreliance on male subjects in preclinical research can obscure ... human studies. This progressive approach will result in greater ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Contrary to what is often assumed ... a new study from The Kinsey Institute has found ... and are sexually active as often as singles without ... older children. , The study, "Dating and Sexual Behavior ... States," was published online in the Journal of ...
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(Date:9/23/2014)... 2014 The University of Maryland Medical System ... Court to pay $3 million for negligence during the delivery ... anterior arm [shoulder dystocia occurs after the delivery of the ... mother’s pelvic bone]. , On September 5, ... Uriah Evans, et. al. v. University of Maryland Medical Systems ...
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(Date:9/22/2014)... Yale University researchers are studying a potential new ... respiratory disease in which scars develop in the lungs ... microRNA mimic, miR-29, which is delivered to lung tissue ... fibrosis, it reversed fibrosis after several days. , ... EMBO Molecular Medicine . , "The mimic, when ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... New Rochelle, NY, September 22, 2014Cassava, also known as ... high yields in areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin ... With the availability of novel enzymes and processes designed ... then be used to produce sweeteners such as glucose, ... alternative to corn, as described in a Review article ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... manufacture their own "antifreeze" proteins to survive in ... side effect, researchers report: The protein-bound ice crystals ... when temperatures warm. , The finding is ... Academy of Sciences . , "We discovered what ... evolution of antifreeze proteins in Antarctic notothenioid fishes," ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Reversing the effects of pulmonary fibrosis 2Study: Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezingand melting 2Study: Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezingand melting 3
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