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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...e for their patients.” The treatment goal for IBD patients has been to alleviate symptoms associated with the...or sequential treatment approach in treating their patients depending on the severity of their disease. Research on biologics has shown that for patients in who...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...s found on chromosome 21. This made sense, because patients with Down syndrome, all of whom inherit an extra c...c biology of the disease and methods of caring for patients who have the disorder. Based on the knowledge that Alzheimer’s is a disease of tau tangles as well a...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

DURHAM, N.C. -- Cancer patients who receive a drug that stimulates the growth of i...to better treat this common complication in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy." The researchers published their findings in the July 20, 2007 issue of the...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

INDIANAPOLIS -- Testicular cancer patients who do not respond to traditional therapy can be c... Medicine. About 90 percent of testicular cancer patients respond to traditional therapy, which involves multiple courses of cisplatin, first used successfull...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...m towards a pregnancy, is a major step forward for patients in this group. Separately, ESHRE reported that scientists in Israel had been able to obtain and freeze eggs from the ovarian tissue of girls as young as five years old. Childhood cancers usually result in cure rates of between 70 and 90 percent, ...

Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

...ident or rape victims for ten days. They asked the patients to describe their memories of the traumatic event that had happened 10 years earlier. Some patients were given the drug used to treat amnesia, while others were given a placebo. After a week, patie...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...authors conclude that additional studies 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 dai...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...(Tumor-Treating Fields), for treating brain cancer patients using electrical field therapy, which could more ... said. Researchers conducted a pilot study of 10 patients with recurrent glioblastoma, a rapidly growing type of brain tumour, to test the effectiveness of th...

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...n Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Earlier studies in patients with chest pain and heart disease have linked elev...ing heart attack. The researchers matched these patients with study participants who remained healthy throughout the follow-up period, selecting those of the...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ntists in Germany and Denmark. Severely affected patients already being treated with conventional drugs expe...ble, but are so costly it is questionable how many patients will receive them. Treating just one patient with anti-TNF drugs, which act on a particular signal...

Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable

...stricting use of drugs for macular degeneration to patients who have already gone blind in one eye is unaccept...commends ranibizumab for only about 20 per cent of patients with wet age-related macular degeneration, restricting its use to those in whom both eyes are affect...

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

...splant waiting list at any one time. More than 600 patients have liver transplants in Britain every year with ... number of donors is far exceeded by the number of patients waiting for a transplant. Specialists say about a fifth of these die while waiting. Dr Charlie Mil...

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...transplantation of peripheral blood stem cells for patients with peripheral vascular disease of the lower extr...ation with Shenyang 463 hospital. A total of 152 patients with peripheral vascular disease of the lower extremities were enrolled into this non-controlled stu...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...get complications. Between five and 15 per cent of patients develop a post-Q fever chronic fatigue syndrome that can last many months. Sometimes Q fever can cause a form of pneumonia or hepatitis. And in a small percentage of cases, about 2 per cent, it persists in a chronic form and can cause inflammation ...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...tment and prevention of influenza types A and B in patients one year and older. Since the capsules have a long...lso give prescribing physicians an alternative for patients who prefer a capsule formulation." The sNDA was filed in March based on data already available for...

Maxygen Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial of MAXY-G34 in Breast Cancer Patients

...st trial of MAXY-G34 in patients. Approximately 30 patients with Stage I-III breast cancer will undergo TAC (docetaxel, adriamycin and cyclophosphamide) chemotherapy followed by next-day administration of either MAXY-G34 or Neulasta (control population). The trial is designed as a multiple ascending dose stud...

Chavez Threatens to Nationalize Private Hospitals in Venezuela

...f capitalism", which allow only wealthier, insured patients to afford better treatment at private hospitals. The Venezuelan president has taken a series of measures to improve the public health service, such as building new clinics and sending doctors to provide free care to poor people. Following his re-...

Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

...ated the emotional state of 129 female infertility patients one month before IVF treatment. The volunteers w...y embryos should be transferred. 'If infertility patients were to gain a better understanding of the risks and benefits of transferring more or fewer embryos,...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

...were "intriguing," the study said, as having heart patients eat small amounts of dark chocolate would be much ...pler than the conventional approach which requires patients to change their entire diet. Eating dark chocolate "is a dietary modification that is easy to adhe...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...dless of their quality, must be transferred to the patients womb at one time, and cannot be frozen or discarde...lopment, said Prof Nyboe Andersen. This means that patients are not having to go undergo repeated cycles of ovarian stimulation because enough eggs are being co...

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