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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...d and who may respond to biologic agents. But many factors remain unknown and many important outcomes remained undefined or poorly quantifiable, such as reliable evidence of disease modification and reduction in disability. The role of biologics for the treatment of patients with IBD continues to evolve and...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...on did not change even when it was considered that factors like stroke and smoking habits might have influenced the results. The researcher also said that the impaired odour identification was also associated with lower cognitive scores at the beginning of the study, and with a more rapid decline in the m...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...ersonality and mood disorders may be attributed to factors shared among these other disorders. It also revealed a very low rate of treatment sought by people, who had suffered alcohol use disorders, for their conditions. "Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling. Persistent low...

Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

..., Ontario, carried out research into the emotional factors that can drive a woman to one or either of these options. Reporting at a major conference, they investigated the emotional state of 129 female infertility patients one month before IVF treatment. The volunteers were asked about their mood states,...

Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin

...est 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 of similar food components have been shown to improve the skins structure. There is also evidence that the active comp...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...es away without treatment in many people. However, factors such as stress can cause a higher level of insomnia that might last for several weeks and if left untreated could lead to both short- and long-term health problems. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dag Neckelmann at the Hauke...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...um called Helicobactor Pylori are known to be risk factors of gastric cancer. If gastric cancer is detected at early stage, it is a curable disease. This makes understanding the nature of gastric cancer, its prevention and early detection essential to reduce the risk of gastric cancer, the society says. ...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

... metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors that increase a patients chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Sixty million Americans were estimated to be affected by metabolic syndrome in 2000, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease Control in 2004. In the ...

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

... risk factor, we still do not understand how other factors play a role, Engels said. A better understanding of the risks involving inflammation will lead to a better understanding of cancer prevention....

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

... success comes from the ideal combination of three factors -- a constant temperature between 37 and 41 degrees C (99 to 106 degrees F), near 100 percent humidity, and a high natural level of radon gas," said Franz Zaver Rieser, a manager at the medical centre based at the opening of the mine. "We receive 1...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...isease, demographic differences and socio-economic factors are taken into account," "Our study identifies people with newly diagnosed epilepsy as a vulnerable group that require special attention." ``The effect on daily lives of patients, such as loss of job and driving license, is greatest shortly after di...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...'s more, according to our analysis, other indirect factors of influence can be excluded as an explanation," Professor Falk emphasised. Instead, intelligence, patience and risk tolerance seem to be closely interconnected -- and probably for a good reason. In order to be able to assess a risk correctly or to...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

..., based on local produce and allowing for seasonal factors such as flooding or lean seasons, would cost in four impoverished countries and then worked it out as a proportion of the average national income. The ratios were multiplied by the average British income to cast it in terms with which British consume...

Dietary Counseling Leads to Weight Loss

...over 30). Overweight and obesity are known risk factors for diabetes, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, hypertension, degenerative joint disease of the knees and hips, and some forms of cancer, among other conditions. Dietary and lifestyle modifications are the primary methods for tre...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...nimals' brains and exposed to a cocktail of growth factors in a culture dish. The findings, says the lead author of the study, Florian T. Merkle a graduate student in the Alvarez-Buylla lab, suggests that while adult neural stem cells of the subventricular zone can produce the three major types of brain ce...

Aboriginal People Less Likely to Use Methadone Therapy

...diction. Dr. Evan Wood and colleagues evaluated factors associated with use of methadone maintenance therapy among 1603 injection drug users from May 1996 to November 2005. At enrolment, 12.4% of Aboriginal participants used methadone, compared with 21.2% of non-Aboriginal participants. Among heroin users...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...cs (AIP) in College Park, Maryland, says two other factors have been big in changing opinion in the United States. One is former US vice president Al Gore who "has changed elite opinion" with his docu-movie "An Inconvenient Truth", said Weart. And in 2005, Hurricane Katrina was seen by many Americans as ...

Low Income Family Adolescents Suffer Migraine

...d in the July 3rd issue of Neurology, suggest that factors associated with low socioeconomic statusstress, po... migraine in first-degree relatives, family income factors into the prevalence of migraine, particularly among those teens whose families have low income. Dr...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...ops later in life and is associated 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 th...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

... metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors that increase a patient's chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. In the paper, the Georgetown researchers describe a mechanism they found by which stress activates weight gain in mice, and they say this pathway -- which they wer...

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