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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

... the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may benefit patients, but doctors need to consider the...w options and hope for many patients, however they may be accompanied by serious side effects, both when used alone or in combination with other treatments...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...dence that the drug not only improved symptoms but may have actually slowed the course of disease, he say...s flurbiprofen is, he adds. AB42-lowering agents may turn out to be “either a magic bullet or a magic shotgun,” he says. “They might be lowering AB42, re...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...o create a process for identifying procedures that may be incorrectly valued, to improve geographic equity in payments, and to provide physicians with confidential data on their practice patterns. Helping to reduce smoking rates while provide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...the growth of infection-fighting white blood cells may be significantly less likely to die from a chemotherapy-related complication characterized by fever and low white blood cell levels, according to a multi-institutional study led by researchers from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and D...

Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

... significant to the field of medicine because they may lead to the advancement of diagnostic tests and treatment for cancers. "The implication is that once you know the mechanism by which tumours evade the immune system, you can match that tumour to available therapies," said senior author Dr. Alan L. ...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...e health of the people. If the trend continues, it may have an impact on the economy," 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 clim...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...n who face chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer may not have time to undergo ovarian stimulation so th... later date, although some experts worry that this may also reimplant cancer cells. For women who are infertile with PCOS, taking hormones to stimulate e...

Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

...etails are emerging. An al-Qaeda leader in Iraq may have given a cryptic clue about the foiled UK bomb...n and Glasgow, are from the medical profession, it may be recalled here. Mean time an Australian magistrate granted police an extra 48 hours to interrog...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

... are important because animal strains of the virus may be capable of triggering a future human outbreak. "This study is important because the viral strain that caused the outbreak in people in 2002 probably no longer exists in nature," explains Dr. Kanta Subbarao of the National Institute of Allergy an...

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

...Lek was quoted saying by The Star newspaper. "We may name it according to the (actual) place where the patient infected with the virus is from," he said. The virus was discovered after a soldier, his wife and two children who developed respiratory illness and fever a week after a bat flew into their ...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

... feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. He said his size may have helped him avoid being sucked out of the twin-engine turboprop plane. "My left hand was on the ceiling and was holding me in, and my knees were up against the wall," Fogg told The Seattle Times in a story published Monday. He said he pushed as...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...lts having difficulty in identifying common odours may be at a higher risk of cognitive impairment-a decl...heimer's disease ... and that olfactory assessment may be useful for early disease identification," they write....

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

... write. The study suggests that a unique factor may exist for alcohol and other substance abuse disord...lcohol problems and personality and mood disorders may be attributed to factors shared among these other disorders. It also revealed a very low rate of t...

Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

...sities are experimenting with an amnesia drug that may help people discard bad memories, while leaving the rest of their memories intact. The scientists used the drug propranolol along with therapy to "dampen" memories of 19 accident or rape victims for ten days. They asked the patients to describe t...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...es with more patients and longer treatment periods may in fact reach statistical significance. The strong directional results of this pilot study are encouraging because almost half of the test subjects experienced a benefit simply by adding pomegranate juice to their daily diet, without the use of ED dr...

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...t half of those ascending to heights over 3,000m, may lead to life-threatening complications such as pulmonary or cerebral edema. The interest of the general public in AMS is thought to have increased over the past 25 years. This change is partly due to media exposure, trekking guidebooks and the wide ...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rosehips may provide an effective alternative treatment for suf...cientists said the rosehip remedy, called LitoZin, may in future help reduce spending by health-care services on expensive new rheumatoid arthritis drugs. ...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...ere headache symptoms similar to influenza. There may be chills, sweats, cough, muscle pains and fatigue...nd the person recovers completely though recovery may take longer in older people. Some people get complications. Between five and 15 per cent of patien...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

... address AUDs early in their course. Treatments may include psychotherapy, support groups or other forms of counseling. Some medications are also available that can help alcoholics abstain from drinking, including naltrexone, which acts on opioid receptors in the brain. The low number of people who...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...n tasks declined. Even though animals and humans may be able to adapt their sleep system to deal with repeated sleep restriction conditions, there could be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained over a long period of time, said Turek. This brings us back to the idea that repeated parti...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... (4/23/14) -- Researchers have found evidence of an ... that increase aggressive behavior in children, especially in ... all children exposed to prenatal smoking will have ... not," said Brian Boutwell, Assistant Professor at Sam ... senior author on the study. "One possible ...
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(Date:4/23/2014)... the family of bacteria that causes whooping cough ... surprising findings about the bacteria,s origin and evolution. ... to control this respiratory disease, which kills 195,000 ... 343 strains of the Bordetella pertussis ... last 100 years illustrates how vaccination has shaped ...
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