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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
...y 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 approved by the FDA or likely to be approved in the near future. The participants of the Consensus Development Confer...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...rovides initial “insult” Today, an estimated 20 million
people worldwide have Alzheimer’s disease. Within ...brain cannot control the body. Each year about 4.6 million
more people develop Alzheimer’s worldwide, and that number is escalating rapidly. As many as 4.5 mil...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
...ample, has a big impact as they have three to four million
people in Asia watching the F1 every year," Hatai told a press conference held as the talks got underway. "The Formula One is sponsored by several tobacco companies, and the racing is broadcast to Thailand from other countries," he said. "We need...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...the Olympic Games to the rest of the capital of 15 million
people. The central government also announced last month announced that it would update its food safety standards, as some of them were out of date. The government is also relying on ordinary Beijingers. A government hot line opened in 1999 for c...
Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction
...gwriter Robbie Williams has reportedly donated 1.5 million
pounds for the 'Give it Sum' charity. The 33-ye...illiams, who currently puts up in LA has donated 3 million
pounds to the charity till now, by raising cash from selling platinum discs and hand-written lyrics,...
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...l tobacco-related deaths are expected to reach 8.3 million
by the year 2030, with 80 percent of them occurrin...ive. According to WHO estimates, the current 5.4 million
annual tobacco-related deaths, with 50 percent of them in Asia, will rise to 8.3 million
by 2030 as ...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
... of Live Earth, said, We're on Chinese TV with 800 million
people, ' he told The Observer. 'People often think on a parochial basis, so it's vital to be there. We've got to talk and make the whole world listen. Live Earth China, on the steps of the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, will feature popular nat...
Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official
...who later died, according to WHO figures. Some 250 million
poultry have also been culled, or have died from bird flu....
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
... center's Web site. The center is funded by an $18 million
DHS grant, according to an Associated Press report yesterday. According to the Sunshine Project, Texas A&M notified the CDC about the Brucella infection in April 2007, a year after the worker's illness was confirmed. Shortly after Texas A&M repo...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...om the U.S. federal government and states for 43.7 million
Tamiflu treatment courses. "Roche continues to t...fluenza is a serious illness that affects up to 40 million
Americans every year, leading to approximately 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths.(1) Resear...
Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer
...n of Wolff Walsrode. The purchase price of EUR 540 million
(approximately USD 725 million) includes a cash c...Wenning. The cash inflows of approximately EUR 440 million
(~USD 590 million) are intended to be used to reduce Bayer's net debt. Dow plans to combine Wolff ...
"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies
...ions agencies on Tuesday launched an appeal for 32 million
dollars (23.5 million
euros) to help combat "alarming levels" of malnutrition amongst Somali and Sudanese refugees based ...
Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction
...e wife Josephine sold for more than a quarter of a million
pounds at an auction of original handwritten lett...ledge. In all, the 500 lots on offer fetched 3.8 million
pounds, nearly double the amount expected. Other highlights of the sale included a manuscript by S...
Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls
...of a 2006 UN study show that 72 percent of the 2.6 million
global AIDS deaths were in sub-Saharan Africa with devastating socio-economic impact. She wants to use the "immense power" of Indian cinema to "wake people up about AIDS." She calls project AIDS Jaago, or "awake" in Hindi. "I proposed that I woul...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...ity of ART as measured by number of cycles per one million
inhabitants is highest in Denmark, where couples a...cles of fertility treatment, with 2,128 cycles per million
in 2004. By comparison, availability in Germany dropped from 1,243 cycles per million
in 2003 to 803...
Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
... which has a catalogue price of between 146 to 200 million
dollars. The 787 will go into service after Airbus's mammoth A380 takes to the skies. The first units of the double-decker superjumbo -- capable of seating up to 800 passengers -- will be delivered to Singapore Airlines in October. Analysts say t...
FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products
...nd processed meat and meat products, more than 100 million
viable phages per gram are often present. Phages are harmless to humans, animals and plants, and target only bacterial cells. They are extremely specific in regard to the bacteria they recognize. The LISTEX(TM) bacteriophages target only Listeria bac...
Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore
A S$25 million
research project, described as the largest ever in Singapore, will focus on gastric or stomach cancer, it has been announced. In Singapore, gastric cancer (or stomach cancer) is the 4th most common cancer among men and 6th among women, says the Si...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...eloping heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Sixty million
Americans were estimated to be affected by metabolic syndrome in 2000, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease Control in 2004. In the paper, the Georgetown researchers describe a mechanism they found by which stress activates weight...
Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment
...cer Immunotherapy Program, being launched with 3.5 million
dollars in funding from the Terry Fox Foundation through the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC). "This immune system research has enormous potential and is one of the top cancer research projects in Canada. We eagerly anticipate the results...
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