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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
...of biomedical research and, in time, may offer the most
effective means to treat a variety of medical illnesses and conditions that presently have no other treatments available.” Source: American Gastroenterological Association...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
... different ways to attack Aâ42, believed to be the most
vulnerable target -- the Achilles’ heel -- of Alzh...ion, including frontotemporal dementia, the second most
common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is the only form of dementia in whi...
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
...nsive and rapid analysis on equipment available at most
medical centres. "For now, we need to better understand the immune signatures for the most
common human cancers in order to identify the most
important targets for immunotherapy," he said....
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...destroyed by the body's immune system sentinels as most
other pathogens are. The protein apparently interferes with the functioning of the cells called macrophages that typically engulf and digest pathogens. Instead of absorbing and destroying the TB bacteria, the macrophages become host cells where the...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
M-rated bloody gory video and computer games are most
popular among young teens, according to a new stud...verage middle-school child. The study found that most
7th and 8th graders (ages 12 to 14), including two-thirds of boys and more than one in four girls re...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...uble the survival rates for people with one of the most
common types of brain tumour. The device uses lo... cells typically divide at a much faster rate than most
normal cells, making them a prime target for TTF. Treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation al...
Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip
...ed edition to "individuals deemed to have made the most
significant contribution to modern life". The company, however, isn't saying who. The ritual for tasting the 1805 is suitably reverential. The recommended method is to take the whisky in a brandy balloon made by renowned Austrian glass manufacture...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
...the intent of bringing together 150 of the world's most
popular music acts and drawing a worldwide audience of 2 billion people, making it one of the largest global events in history. The umbrella organization for the event is a new global movement under the name Save Our Selves (SOS). It will begin at ...
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
... particularly because of the lack of awareness, as most
people do not know that they have been infected, r...ingle largest cause of death in the world's second most
populous country, unless there was a change in policy and progress made on prevention. The UN ha...
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...ingful results. Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most
difficult medical conditions I'm aware of. It's a tough disease, which makes it all the more remarkable to find such beneficial effects from this natural remedy. "We would like to see larger long-term trials, perhaps of several hundred patients. If...
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
... Wet age-related macular degeneration is the third most
common cause of blindness worldwide. It affects ar...aptanib prevent further deterioration in vision in most
patients. Ranibizumab improved vision in a third. The NICE draft guidance on use of ranibizumab an...
UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players
...ry of concussion than did football clubs. While most
football and rugby union clubs carried out cardiovascular and neurological assessments of players before employment, fewer than one in four clubs, overall, carried out neurological assessments at this stage. And fewer than 40% of rugby union divisi...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
....(3) Additionally, children represent one of the most
important links in influenza transmission.(4) Experts believe that compared with adults, children do not have as much natural immunity to influenza because they have had less lifetime exposure. Close contact with each other in school, home and daycar...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...said in a telephone interview. Health insurance in most
cases doesnt cover adequate treatment. Corporations used to cover employees treatments, and now they no longer do. Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling, the authors conclude. Persistent low treatment rates given the a...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
...ith West Nile virus will develop severe illness -- most
people who get infected do not develop any disease...ime outdoors from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most
active. To get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from flower pots, buckets a...
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...lutants," the researchers wrote. The ponds are the most
common source of surface water in many polar areas, and part of the Arctic ecosystem. They provide habitat for waterfowl, drinking water for animals and homes for tiny invertebrates like shrimp, which are a food source for larger animals. "It's real...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
...one concentrations, and lower numbers of sperm. In most
non-breeding males, sperm that are present are non-motile, Dr Faulkes added. The queen also appeared to exert control over breeding males, so their testosterone levels are kept down until she is ready to mate.However, the stress-related block to fe...
Translating Structure into Function
...zle has hindered drug discovery, since many of the most
successful drugs work by blocking enzyme action. Now, in an expedited article in NATURE, researchers show that a solution to the puzzle is finally in sight. A team co-led by UCSFs Brian Shoichet, Steven Almo of the Albert Einstein College of Medici...
Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls
...Hindi. "I proposed that I would get together the most
cutting-edge, commercial, populist film directors ...es like "Salaam Bombay", "Monsoon Wedding" and the most
recent, "The Namesake". She assembled impressive talent for the four films. "I chose the directors...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...e new figures relate to ART in Europe in 2004 the most
recent year for which data are available. The nu... Germany. Prior to 2004, Germany carried out the most
number of ART procedures in the whole of Europe, with France and the UK in second and third place re...
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