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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...s of the Consensus Development Conference, medical experts in IBD convened by the AGA Institute, sought to answer a series of questions about the treatment of IBD with these biologics based on expert presentations of current scientific knowledge about IBD and subsequent discussion. Co-chairs of the conferenc...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... according to the National Institute on Aging, and experts predict that by 2050 that total will rise to approximately 15 million people. To find out what causes Alzheimer’s -- plaques, tangles or both -- researchers first began studying people who developed the disease early, before age 65. A breakthrough ...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...n transplanted back at a later date, although some experts worry that this may also reimplant cancer cells. For women who are infertile with PCOS, taking hormones to stimulate egg production can lead to potentially fatal overstimulation of the ovaries. Thus, obtaining immature eggs from unstimulated ovar...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...border controls on the trade, international health experts warned Monday. "The only two epidemics that are e...id. Bettcher was one of several tobacco industry experts attending an international conference hosted by the Thai government this week to highlight the need ...

Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin

...e measured with state-of-the-art equipment used by experts in skin science. At the same time, researchers will also test whether the elderberry extract can reduce risk factors for heart disease. We already know that a healthy diet can help protect against heart disease and skin damage, and that a mixture o...

Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

... Chilean glaciologist Gino Casassa, one of the 63 experts who participated in the second UN report on global warming, had observed in May itself possibly the lake disappeared due to a relatively common glacial phenomenon: a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF). A GLOF is a sudden increase in a lakes volume d...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...gram in school. "Federal nutrition programs aside, experts agree that parents have the greatest influence over what their children will eat. Doctor Robert Trevino of the Social and Health Research Center in San Antonio says that if parents don't teach their kids good eating habits before puberty, the chall...

Major Gene Link Seen to Childhood Asthma

...ritish science journal Nature, says. Twenty-four experts from Britain, France, Germany, the United States and Austria joined the DNA trawl, comparing samples from 994 children with asthma against those from 1,243 local children who did not have the disease. Asthmatic youngsters were between 60 and 70 per...

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

... years, the last one being in 1977, and government experts at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology have expressed grave reservations about the project. "Building a structure at the permanent danger zone (around the crater) should be prohibited because this will endanger lives," the instit...

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

...eatment on a case-by-case basis. However, other experts are of the opinion that clinical trials must be conducted before the treatment is offered to the public....

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...e not, as might be expected, huge and obese, since experts note that an excess of fatty tissue restricts the stomach's capacity for expansion. Nathan's hot dog eating contest is broadcast on television on the July 4 holiday, a day Americans on average put away 150 million wieners across the country. For ...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

... are a food source high in protein and many health experts recommend regular consumption of them, the report said it did not want to discourage people from eating fish but wanted to highlight the need for continuing action to reduce discharges of harmful chemicals into the water. Fish advisories due to dam...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

... Americans as proof of climate change, even though experts say that it is impossible to connect this single event with global warming. "Awareness about climate change in the United States these days is about the same as in Europe," Weart said in an interview. "But the willingness to do something about it i...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

... with lifestyle factors such as obesity. Medical experts in the United States recently raised concerns, calling for young adults to get urgent treatment to help them manage the problem. After this Dozens of young women have contacted a phone-in on BBC Radio 1 to report that they skipped injections because ...

The Hospital Superbugs

...CHAI brings together some of the country's leading experts in the field of healthcare associated infections. They are about to apply for part of a 16.5m fund set up by the UK Clinical Research Collaborations' Translational Infection Research Initiative which has acknowledged a lack of funding for research in...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...isease. So it goes and constantly expanding. But experts are warning that the actual benefits of these foods could be dubious and hence suggest consumers to be wary of falling prey to aggressive brand advertising. "Millions of people are consuming these foods and the people who make functional foods are ...

Star Health Grants Boon To India's HIV-Affected

...ly disease. There is no cure available for it. But experts agree the patient could survive for a longer time if he or she gets the proper treatment. According to Star Healths officials, the social stigma attached to HIV patients and the difficulty in drawing the individuals out to take up a policy on thei...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...chedule a public meeting with medical and industry experts to discuss what is known and still needs to be known about the welter of drugs and devices now being used without approval to treat atrial fibrillation....

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

...ut they are living desperate lives." Ironically, experts said, it might be harder for homosexuals to win asylum claims on grounds of sexual orientation if they come from countries with dictatorial governments that repress a variety of people. Victoria Neilson, legal director of a private New York agency ca...

Backpacks and Backaches

...t are more likely to develop backaches. Orthopedic experts suggest that backpacks must weigh no more than 15% of total body weight, the lesser the better. Apart from weighty backpacks, those that do not fit properly or worn improperly can also be possible reasons for backpack-related backaches. Andrew Ha...

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