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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
...el disease (IBD) may benefit patients, but doctors need
to consider the potential associated side effects ...ination with other treatments. Gastroenterologists need
to review and consider the side effects and significant costs when determining the best treatment co...
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
...oscale materials. The report also recognizes the need
to gather more information from industry, especially to answer safety-related questions, and to provide companies with clear guidance so there can be reasonable and safe pathways to market for the many potential applications of nanotechnology under F...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...for across its three sites, many more people would need
to be involved. As much as Alzheimer’s disease research has advanced in the past 20 years, Mayo Clinic researchers say caution is warranted about the future prospect of breakthrough drugs in this decade, or even the next. Dr. Petersen expresses thi...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...ors. "The new recommendations also suggest that we need
better methods to identify patients who are at hig... can have side effects, including bone pain, which need
to be reviewed and discussed with each patient, Crawford said. Other investigators on the study inc...
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
...res, which researchers saw as an indication of the need
to understand the signature for each patient's ind...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 th...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
... to Thailand from other countries," he said. "We need
cooperation from other countries to put tough controls on this, on top of our attempts on the national level," he added. Douglas Bettcher, the head of the WHO's Tobacco Free Initiative, said free trade deals were also bringing down tobacco prices i...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...mful to what types of kids, in what situations. We need
to take a fresh look at what types of rules or policies make sense," Olson added. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health....
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...anti-SARS antibodies in animal models. "What we need
to prove for any vaccine, therapeutic, antibody, or drug is that it is effective not only against the strain of SARS virus isolated from people, but also against a variety of animal strains, because animals will be a likely source for re-emergence of...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...urity of the people and the consumers and also the need
to avoid panic." City and Olympic officials have already begun implementing rigorous, and occasionally extreme, plans to ensure Beijing's food production and distribution network is working flawlessly for Olympic athletes next year. Round-the-clo...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
... availability of effective treatments indicate the need
for vigorous education efforts for the public and professionals," the authors conclude....
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
... by the Thai government this week to highlight the need
for better implementation of the international Framework Convention on Tobacco Control of the WHO, and to mull new legislation to improve trans-border controls over the trade. The conference is discussing a new illicit-trade protocol that would cla...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
...ger put it well when he said in Washington DC: "We need
to make the environment cool and sexy."' Organisers deny that Live Earth will be a one-off that could be soon forgotten. They have produced more than 60 short films, 30 public service announcements featuring stars such as Cameron Diaz and Penelope C...
Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official
... and southern Thailand for contests, Omi said: "We need
to educate the public (against it)." Transmission of bird flu to humans remains very rare, and limited to those in frequent contact with infected poultry. But the WHO believes a potential human pandemic cannot be ruled out as long as the virus ling...
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
...ptable. It continues: Pegaptanib and ranibizumab need
to be made available for use throughout the NHS, a...rrangements elsewhere in the UK, NHS commissioners need
to work with local clinicians to ensure that the benefits of these drugs are made available to as ma...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
... Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Health officials need
to determine why increased awareness of the danger...ng-Kai Li, M.D. who said Todays report signals the need
for intensive efforts to educate professionals and the public to identify and address AUDs early in ...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
...n the dangers of the buzzing pests. "We really need
people to take the appropriate precautions," said Alfred DeMaria, chief medical officer of the state Department of Public Health. "Basically, every year we get people. The biggest concern is West Nile virus, which can be fatal. It can harm the cent...
"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies
...s were being forced to sell their food to meet the need
for these items, it warned. The Kenyan government does not allow refugees to find employment outside the camps, to cultivate land or graze livestock, leaving the refugee population almost entirely dependent on humanitarian aid, according to the age...
Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls
...Bollywood," currently is shooting a film about the need
to be open about the subject of sex education and HIV/AIDS. Nair herself directed a film called "Migration", "about the virus as the great class leveller that links rural, urban, upper class, working class, migrant labour," she said. Actors lik...
China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official
... efficient law enforcement agencies. "There is a need
to establish tough laws. Along with it comes monitoring and law enforcement. This is essential," he said. Omi urged manufacturers and producers not to place profits above health. "Global trade brings a lot of benefits. It also brings risks like t...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
... are dealing with people who are vulnerable and we need
to be confident that patients are safe". But there was clear unease at the idea of singling out the overseas doctors for new scrutiny. There are more than 80,000 in Britain. "While doing all they can to prevent unsuitable people taking up employm...
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