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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

... and many important outcomes remained undefined or poorly quantifiable, such as reliable evidence of disease modification and reduction in disability. The role of biologics for the treatment of patients with IBD continues to evolve and is dependant on researchers determining the answers to a number of outs...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

... China's pharmaceutical industry is lucrative but poorly regulated. Some companies try to cash in by substituting fake or substandard ingredients. The latest U.S. recalls announced Thursday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission covered jewelry the agency said could cause lead poisoning. They als...

Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified

...y I'm interested in this system, because it's very poorly understood," Khan said. "If we don't know how an automobile's fuel system works to begin with, then how can we expect to fix one when it is not burning fuel appropriately," he added. During the study, a group of animals were injected with insuli...

Divorce Leaves Women Significantly Worse Off Financially Than Men

...hat, on the whole, mothers of young children fared poorly after divorce, as they found it hard to cope with work and raise a family. The study, which has used data from the European Community Household Panel, was pulled together over seven years by Mieke Jansen and two colleagues from the University of An...

New Therapies for Kidney Diseases

...damental function are very serious but so far only poorly understood. NPHP is such a disease; it causes the kidneys to degenerate and shrink starting early on in childhood often leading to renal failure before the age of 30. So far, kidney transplantation in early age has been the only way to save pat...

Tumor Blood Flow can Improve Chemotherapy

...Davidoff said. But much of this new vasculature is poorly constructed and leaks fluid into the spaces around the cancerous cells, increasing the pressure inside the tumor. This increased pressure outside the vasculature acts like a wall to prevent cancer drugs from passing through the blood vessels. Bevac...

A New Monoclonal Antibody Kills Cancer Cells

... it remains a disease of grim prognosis due to the poorly understood mechanism of how the disease originates and spreads. Most patients live only a short time after diagnosis. Based on previous studies showing that some pathways that were previously thought to be active only during fetal liver development,...

Dengue Deaths in Cambodia This Year Exceed 2006 Toll

...aff have been sent to the countryside to reinforce poorly equipped and staffed rural clinics. But ignorance remains the biggest challenge in combating the outbreak, Ngan Chantha said. "People are still ignoring the issue so we cannot tackle this problem. They need to take better care of sanitation in th...

Monoclonal Antibody Induces Death in Liver Cancer Cells

... it remains a disease of grim prognosis due to the poorly understood mechanism of how the disease originates and spreads. Most patients live only a short time after diagnosis. Dr. Satdarshan P. Singh Monga, Associate Professor in the division of cellular and molecular pathology at the university, directed...

HIV Drug Combo can Boost Immune Marker in Long-term Patients: Study

...day by The Lancet says. The paper sheds light on poorly understood conditions as to why some people on antiretroviral drugs can boost and maintain their CD4 immune cells, others see a slower increase in these key defenders while other individuals fail, sometimes tragically so. Investigators led by Amand...

Best-performing Hospitals Has Reduced Cardiovascular Mortality

... interventional cardiology procedures. Compared to poorly performing hospitals, the best-performing hospital...period, but the greatest improvement was among the poorly performing hospitals, whose risk-adjusted mortality rates improved 10 percent from 2003 through 2005...

Brooding Could Kill, Warn Psychologists

...gh in the neurotic trait are "worrywarts" who cope poorly with stress and tend to be highly anxious or depressed, says study leader Daniel Mroczek of Purdue University. "They don't let things roll off their backs." Among men who were high in this trait at the start and became even more so over time, half ...

Too Much TV Watching Linked With Poor Academic Performance in Teens

...d less than an hour of TV a day went on to perform poorly in school or drop out. Those who watched three hours or more hours of TV had an 82 percent greater chance of not graduating or falling behind compared with teens who watched less than an hour - even after accounting for other factors, such as any l...

Slowing the Racing Heart

... studied, mechanisms that might act as a brake are poorly understood," said Solaro. "Identification of this previously unknown molecular mechanism for slowing the heartbeat may offer new avenues of diagnosis, drug design and treatment of many common heart diseases," said Solaro. "Further, now that we kn...

Slowing the Racing Heart

... studied, mechanisms that might act as a brake are poorly understood," said Solaro. "Identification of this previously unknown molecular mechanism for slowing the heartbeat may offer new avenues of diagnosis, drug design and treatment of many common heart diseases," said Solaro. "Further, now that we k...

Psychosocial Support for Cancer Survivors Needs Strengthening

...urden of cancer is well recognized but seems to be poorly managed by many physicians. Support groups for a variety of cancers and other chronic conditions are widely available across the United States. They often are the only mental care and external disease information resource cancer patients have. Whil...

Glucosamine-like Supplement Inhibits Multiple Sclerosis, Type 1 Diabetes

...uch as MS and type 1 diabetes mellitus result from poorly understood interactions between inherited genetic risk and environmental exposure. MS results in neurological dysfunction, while uncontrolled blood glucose in type 1 diabetes can lead to damage of multiple organs....

Feelings Of Injustice At Work Can Lead To A Heart Attack

... anxiety. This can make us much more likely to eat poorly and eat and smoke more, thus increasing our risk of heart disease." People in low level jobs, women, smokers, as well as those who were obese, sedentary and abstained from alcohol were most likely to describe themselves as treated unfairly, accordi...

25,000 Needless Deaths Each Year Due to Failure to Tackle Blood Clots in Hospital

...idence base for preventative treatment, it remains poorly implemented in the UK, say the authors. A combination of factors may be responsible, they say. For example, health professionals lack awareness due to poor education and venous thromboembolism often occurs after discharge from hospital. Prescribin...

NIH Study Normal Brain Development in Children Across US

...n from low income families performed somewhat more poorly on IQ and achievement tests and displayed more behavioral problems compared to children from middle and higher income families. They did not differ, however, on many other measures of basic cognitive functions, like memory and verbal fluency, or on m...

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