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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...stroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. IBD includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, both frequently disabling diseases that affect approximately one million people both in the U.S. and Europe. The conference examined the literature on monoclonal antibodies or antibody fragments currently appr...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... the day when a routine visit to the family doctor includes a simple blood test to predict the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). If the test returns a worrisome result -- too many sticky brain proteins that might begin to gum up memory and thought in 10 to 15 years -- a person could be offered an ...

Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...f EUR 540 million (approximately USD 725 million) includes a cash component and the assumption of financial debt and pension commitments. Following regulatory clearance from various authorities around the world, payment and share transfers have occurred, and Dow has taken full ownership of the Wolff Walsrode...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...tage with EGFR inhibitors - a class of drugs which includes erlotinib, cetuximab, panitumumab and others designed to block overproduction of the epidermal growth factor receptor - but it is the most detailed analysis to date. The study, published in the July 1 issue of Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of...

Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate

...ed with a fund of rupees 445/- for each dog, which includes medicine, surgery equipment, vaccinations and other expenses. For the first phase, a financial assistance for 500 dogs is provided to the SPCA. It has targeted 1000 keyhole surgeries in the coming days. The Cochin Corporation is the first in t...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...y to look after the rights of their staff and this includes not discriminating against employees in any way on the grounds of their religion or belief," said the statement. Britains National Health Service has long relied on skilled foreign doctors to meet staffing shortfalls, and foreigners have long been ...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...dd crew, but the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, that includes half-a-dozen ``destroyers'' and ``cruisers'', each manned by about 400 personnel. The medical department is manned by six doctors, including a general surgeon. There is a separate dental department that has five dentists, one of whom is Mohammed Ka...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...s offering a "777 Beach Extravaganza" package that includes a ceremony on Mandalay Bay Beach, champagne toast, a concert featuring K.C. and the Sunshine Band, a catered reception with complimentary bar, a photo of the bride and groom and a souvenir gift bag. The cost? 1,777 dollars, naturally. The rush to...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...piCept's licensing agreement with Myriad for Azixa includes milestone payments, and sublicensing income as well as future royalties in the event Myriad's development of Azixa continues to progress successfully. <br...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...ente Medical Groups. Nationwide, Kaiser Permanente includes approximately 156,000 technical, administrative and clerical employees and caregivers, and 13,000 physicians representing all specialties....

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

..., fever, extreme weight loss and anemia. Treatment includes drug therapy, education, nutritional and psychosocial counseling, and surgery. Both forms of IBD are complex and can be difficult to diagnose. According to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, IBD can strike at any age but occurs most ofte...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

... chances in the bull run . The nine-day festival includes concerts and balls -- not to mention copious amounts of drinking -- in Pamplona in northeastern Spain. But it is known to many worldwide for the "encierro", when bulls are released onto the streets each morning and hundreds of people are chased alo...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

...and a new a score used in Scotland (ASSIGN), which includes a measure of social deprivation. The research has been conducted using data from a general practice research database called QRESEARCH (which is a joint partnership between the University of Nottingham and EMIS). The researchers tracked the progr...

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...Sciences IT Growth Partnership Service, which also includes research on patient data safety in the European he...rost & Sullivan serves an extensive clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the investment community by providing comprehensive i...

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

...on advocates say the true cost of relying on drugs includes more frequent hospitalizations, lifestyle restrictions for patients on blood thinners and poorer outcomes. They also note the drugs that are used as the first type of treatment are prescribed off label because, in the absence of adequate clinical ...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

... new a score used in Scotland called ASSIGN, which includes a measure of social deprivation. The research has been conducted using data from a general practice research database called QRESEARCH, which is a joint partnership between the University of Nottingham and EMIS, a leading provider of IT systems to GP...

Grandparents' Care Makes Grandchildren More Caring for Them

...nd it is possible to build a program of care which includes the entire family, including grandchildren. The grandchildren's involvement in caring for their grandparents should be an important part of the family support," Dr. Even-Zohar concluded....

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...eat their animals. A team of 25 personnel, which includes doctors and nurses of the local health department, is conducting 15 to 20 camps every month. It travels on the ships for around 7 to 10 days a month. The initiative was started with an amount of $20,000 given by the World Bank to the project as an ...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

... if an agricultural system -- the complex web that includes food growing, trade, storage and distribution, inputs and finance -- is at risk. "Is the agro-ecosystem resilient? Can farmers adapt? Does the community have assets? Are there institutional safety nets?" asks Fraser. If "no" is successively the a...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

... industries. The valuable Country-Industry Linkage includes in-depth analyses and forecasts. The Frost &Sull...rost & Sullivan serves an extensive clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the investment community by providing comprehensive i...

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