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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...nference were Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, professor of medicine and clinical pharmacology at the University of Chicago, and Paul Rutgeerts, MD, AGAF, professor of medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium. “The management of inflammatory bowel disease has been significantly affected by the development ...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... study ever to be undertaken of an investigational medicine in patients with Alzheimer’s. Patients will use r-flurbiprofen (known now as Flurizan) for 18 months. Dr. Golde, who is not involved in this trial, suspects that r-flurbiprofen will show some benefit, but that newer, designer AB42-lowering agents m...

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

...of 2007 (H.R. 3162). Representing 124,000 internal medicine physicians and medical student members, ACP is the largest medical specialty society in the United States. David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president of ACP, sent letters to Representatives Charles Rangel, chair, and Fortney H. “Pete” Stark, chair of the H...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...ies there is hope,” said Dr. Einhorn, professor of medicine at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Ca...” said Rafat Abonour, M.D., associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology and associate dean for clinical research at the IU School of ...

Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

...olorectal cancers, are 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 au...

Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

The illegal inflow of affordable Indian medicine into Pakistan is continuing unabatedly through gre...MA), was quoted as saying, that low cost of Indian medicine is the major factor behind the flood of medicines in Pakistans pharmaceutical markets. Due to disp...

Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation

...se products and may even reduce their conventional medicine doses and modify the timing of doses so they aren'... said. "While it might be impossible for Western medicine to learn all about complementary and alternative therapies, healthcare professionals do need to be i...

New Blood Vessels can Be Created from Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Study

... that these stem cells can be used in regenerative medicine for cardiovascular applications. According to Dr. Stelios T. Andreadis, who co-authored the study with lead author Dr. Jin Yu Liu, a post doctoral researcher in Andreadis' Laboratory, the study provides an alternative to venous grafts that are rout...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

...s including medical in-patient facilities, general medicine and renal medicine. Titled, The Case for Change report outlines widespread problems, including: INFECTION control represents a critical risk "as a result of the outdated and poor condition of the current facilities and infrastructure". The risk ...

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

... This is one of those areas where the practice of medicine has moved faster than the approval process, said Daniel G. Schultz, head of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Schultz said the F.D.A. would soon schedule a public meeting with medical and industr...

China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare

...ay , in the latest incident to plague the nation's medicine industry. The move comes as China's quality-cont...cted with the drug, Xinhua news agency said. The medicine is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, it said. The watchdog ordered food and drug administra...

Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries

...l injuries. Michael Mello, MD, MPH, an emergency medicine physician and director of the Injury Prevention Center at Rhode Island Hospital, who worked with Linakis on the study said, Physicians strongly encourage physical activity in children, and while trampolines appear to be a fun activity that satisfies ...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

... by Edith P. Mitchell, M.D., clinical professor of medicine and medical oncology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Gloria Morris, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medical oncology at Jefferson Medical College. They compared clinical, molecular and demographic data from 2,23...

Genetic Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer

...istopher Haiman, assistant professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Adding, There appears to be something fundamental occurring in this region that influences not only colorectal and prostate cancer, but perhaps cancers in general. (Another recently published study, in which U...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...mmunities are increasingly stressing on preventive medicine as the most efficacious and cost-effective approach to improving the quality of life. In addition, researchers have realised that the most effective way to combat diseases such as diabetes or cancer is to predict susceptibility and begin preventive t...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...sts will only make real breakthroughs in childrens medicine if they include children in research programmes as well as adults . Professor John Warner was speaking today at the opening of the Paediatric Research Unit, the UKs first unit solely devoted to paediatric clinical research. The unit is run by res...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...a specialist in spinal cord injury and in physical medicine and rehabilitation at that hospital. But in the long run, the device (and others like it) could also prove useful as a power assist that patients wear every day. A renewed ability to flex and extend at the elbow would be especially important to pat...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...rs. Gruber is an associate professor of internal medicine and of human genetics in the U-M Medical School, and of epidemiology in the U-M School of Public Health. He directs the Cancer Genetics program in the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center, which focuses on inherited cancer risks. Genetic discovery in Is...

Switzerland Approves Brain Cancer Vaccine

...he disease without side effects. Studies found the medicine delays recurrence of the tumor by 18.1 months for new patients, Northwest claims. According to the U.S. National Cancer Institute, there are 19,000 new cases of primary brain cancer diagnosed each year. The five-year survival rate is around 30 perc...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

... Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, said that given the overall mediocre performance of physicians in the 17 quality indicator areas, he and his colleagues had expected better quality from doctors using electronic records. Stafford said the ...

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