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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
The use of biologic agents for
the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) .... “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 c...
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
... to cosmetics and food supplements— and in calling for
a wide range of FDA actions to prepare for
and execute its oversight role. While available evidence does not suggest that all materials with na...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...r includes a simple blood test to predict the risk for
developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). If the test r...d’s research labs. “We can see the top of the hill for
the first time, and while we probably won’t get where we want to be for
many years, it is really exc...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...ollege of Physicians (ACP) today expressed support for
the Children’s Health and Medicare Preotection (CH...HAMP Act will strengthen and expand access to care for
children and seniors by: Providing funding to assure continued and expanded coverage for
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...e blood cell counts drop too low, they are at risk for
dangerous infections that can cause death." Often...prehensive Cancer Center Network (NCCN) guidelines for
the use of drugs such as Neulasta and Neupogen align with the conclusions reached by this study. "T...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...ancer 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 study from a single institution that is not a randomized study. Th...
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
... the advancement of diagnostic tests and treatment for
cancers. "The implication is that once you know ...ystem, then we can apply therapies that compensate for
these genetic alterations," added the researcher, whose findings have been published in the journal ...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...causes tuberculosis would make a promising target for
new drugs to combat the deadly infectious disease....e now know exactly what the requirements should be for
a good blocker and how to avoid interference with host kinases, we should now be able to rationally ...
Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level
... affluent Singapore have reached 'epidemic' levels for
the second time in the past month, health ministry...ses per week. Dengue cases crossed the threshold for
the first time since 2005 earlier in June, when 401 cases were reported in the week of June 10 to 16...
UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...conomy," said Shigeru Omi, WHO's regional director for
the Western Pacific. "Of course the threat is there. We should not wait for
that to happen," he told reporters at the start of a four-day conference on the impact of climate ch...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...uctive Center in Montreal. "We have demonstrated for
the first time that it is possible to do this and,...elease. They were then matured in the laboratory for
24-48 hours, and were frozen for
several months and then thawed. Of these, 148 oocytes survived the ...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...oped in a test tube, and then frozen and defrosted for
later use. The news provides hope for
women who have had sudden ovarian failure or who cannot be administered drugs that help egg maturati...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
Health advocates called Monday for
tougher regulations on tobacco, as officials from ...nal competitions are not affected. "Formula One, for
example, has a big impact as they have three to four million people in Asia watching the F1 every ye...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...o a new study. M-rated games are actually meant for
ages 17 and above, but the study suggests that mid... the Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Center for
Mental Health and Media. As part of the study, researchers analysed a large sample of 1,254 childr...
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...guidelines recommend providing subsidised bed nets for
young children and pregnant women in order to achieve over 80 percent coverage in these high-risk groups. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr Gerry Killeen at the Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre in Tanzania. ...
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
...on highly-skilled migrants before considering them for
jobs. All the eight people arrested in the after...g to leave Australia. The second doctor taken in for
questioning yesterday, Mohammed Asif Ali, was released after investigators decided there was no char...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...The subjects chose the best multiple choice answer for
each. At the start of the study in 1997, none of...pairments. The participants were tested every year for
five years, and over the course of the study, 30.1 percent developed mild cognitive impairment. "R...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
Scientists have for
the first time identified human antibodies that ca...tralise different strains of the virus responsible for
the outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Working with collaborators from the Un...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...industry in Malacca which is a popular destination for
foreign visitors. "We will rename the virus if we can as we do not want to tarnish the good name of the state," Health Minister Chua Soi Lek was quoted saying by The Star newspaper. "We may name it according to the (actual) place where the patien...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
Athletes and visitors heading to Beijing for
the Olympics should not be concerned by recent Chi...ls, as many safety measures are being put in place for
the Games, city officials said. International alarm over Chinese food exports has been building f...
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