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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...eatment options and the patient, including whether intense therapy is needed 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 ...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...oosters were known to help patients receiving very intense doses of chemotherapy, this study showed that the drugs are also a benefit to cancer patients receiving more common chemotherapy doses, Kuderer said. Recently revised American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and National Comprehensive Cancer Cen...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

... Theft Auto', which is rated M for blood and gore, intense violence, strong language, strong sexual content, and use of drugs, was the most popular game series among the boys surveyed. Surprisingly, it was also the second most popular series among the girls after 'The Sims', a game that simulates the activit...

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...f infection and cell damage. However, prolonged or intense inflammation could lead to conditions within the lung environment that foster cancer, Engels said. Previous studies have shown that diseases associated with lung damage, such as tuberculosis and asthma, increase the risk of developing lung cancer. ...

Variation in Genes Related to Inflammation Increase Lung Cancer Risk

...f infection and cell damage. However, prolonged or intense inflammation could lead to conditions within the lung environment that foster cancer, Engels said. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of Cancer Research, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research....

Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

...en and adolescents. The warning recommended more intense therapeutic monitoring to mitigate these risks but did not suggest avoiding the pediatric use of antidepressants. Benji T. Kurian, M.D., M.P.H., and colleagues at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., examined monthly antidepr...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...bly opening tumour cells through a series of short intense electric pulses from small electrodes placed in or around the body," said Davalos, who is the 2006 recipient of the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award for Most Promising Engineer or Scientist. "This application creates permanent openings...

Computer Games World Cup Kicks Off in Paris

...some 700 players from 51 countries to Paris for an intense weekend of virtual combat, a sign of the growth of the "electronic sports" industry . The players, selected from 500,000 candidates, will compete for a pool of 180,000 dollars (132,000 euros) in prize money at the Electronic Sports World Cup grand ...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...g safety mechanisms, murky laws, corruption, and intense competition among government agencies are among the ills supposedly afflicting the country. But China retaliates such criticisms are only a ruse for protectionism. All the same it has stepped up enforcement of health and safety rules in the export ...

Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk

...larly low in active smokers with a long history of intense smoking; some even suggested dose-related risk reductions with increasing pack-years of smoking," the authors write. "Our analyses confirmed prior reports of an inverse association between cigarette smoking and Parkinson's disease similar in size t...

Ice Bath by Sports Star Questioned

... become a most fashionable way to recover after an intense game or race. Adherents of the therapy include Paula Radcliffe and the England rugby team. Paula Radcliffe says when she emerges from the bath, her limbs fills up with fresh blood which invigorates the muscles with oxygen and helps the cells repair....

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

...tion of the neural tube in embryos is particularly intense during the first four weeks of pregnancy, which is before a lot of women even know theyre pregnant. Since half of Canadian pregnancies are unplanned and the human body cant store folic acid, it is better to integrate folic acid into the food chain ...

Natural Selection in Butterflies

...tudy shows that when a population experiences very intense selective pressures, such as an extremely skewed sex ratio, evolution can happen very fast." Charlat pointed out that, unlike mutations that govern such traits as wing color or antennae length, a genetic change that affects the sex ratio of a popul...

Sciton Receives FDA Clearance for Lipolysis and Wrinkle Treatment

...ery than traditional lipolysis. BBL is the first intense pulsed light system to receive clearance for wrinkle treatment. The SkinTyte(TM) accessory for the BBL is ideally suited to be used in combination with ProLipo and will provide physicians with a unique modality for facial rejuvenation. Early clinic...

Adding Folic Acid to Flour Lessens Congenital Malformations

...tion of the neural tube in embryos is particularly intense during the first four weeks of pregnancy, which is before a lot of women even know they're pregnant. Since half of Canadian pregnancies are unplanned and the human body can't store folic acid, it is better to integrate folic acid into the food chain ...

Food Cravings are Linked to Weight Managenemt

...rted having food cravings, which are defined as an intense desire to eat a specific food. Most people feel guilty about having food cravings, says Roberts, but the results of this study indicate that they are so normal that nobody needs to feel they are unusual in this respect. In addition, the results in...

Chinese Eco-tourism Causing Infanticide Among Tibetan Monkeys

...lt macaques. The conflicts typically began with intense competition for food in the designated feeding areas. As the animals became more aggressive, overall infant mortality rose from 14.8 percent to 54.6 percent. Frans de Waal, a leading primatologist at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center ...

Weight Management Achieved by Controlling and Not Suppressing Food Cravings

...rted having food cravings, which are defined as an intense desire to eat a specific food. Most people feel guilty about having food cravings but the results of this study indicate that they are so normal that nobody needs to feel they are unusual in this respect, says Roberts. In addition, the results i...

River Blindness Becoming Drug Resistant

...tted to humans by black flies. The worms can cause intense itching, elephantiasis of the genitals and blindness if they reach the eyes. Millions of persons are still infected with onchocerciasis (the cause of river blindness) in 30 countries in Africa. Eleven countries are located in the Onchocerciasis Contr...

This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'

...ed the potency of the drug to give the consumer an intense high. This has led to an increase in the number of takers for this drug. Naturally, there has been a surge in drug associated crime. Many unfortunate accidents have taken place as a direct consequence of illicit drugs. There have also been cases ...

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