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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...by the AGA Institute, sought to answer a series of questions about the treatment of IBD with these biologics ba...determining the answers to a number of outstanding questions about appropriate markers of prognosis and response, the use of biologics as limited or bridge thera...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...e national population. The interviewees were asked questions about all symptoms of alcohol abuse and dependence. They were also diagnosed for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorder, and other psychiatric conditions. The researchers say that during the 12 months prior to the...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...llowing Wednesday. This major inconsistency raises questions about the worth of single, one-time test scores. I dont think many people would have expected that the variability would be this large, and apparent in a wide variety of cognitive tests not simply tests of speed or alertness, says Salthouse. Psy...

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

...tists and clinical investigators, which is why the questions about the implementation of the experimental therapies can be examined along with the development of the science involved. "By bringing these leaders together, we will be able to greatly augment the pace of delivery of this exciting new therapy," ...

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

...ual. The Strategic Health Authority has some tough questions to answer. This is a consequence of a botched re-organization, and entirely bureaucratic. It's a lot of cash when you consider that it could have been used for frontline services." Mr. Town had been working with the NHS for the past 35 years and he...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...ooperation. Spouses were then asked to answer some questions about their chosen topics, including the type of problem-solving behaviours that generally take place when this topic arises, and the importance of the topic. The researchers then videotaped the couples, who were brought together and asked to discuss...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...shortcuts to good health had better ask some tough questions before they decide to go in for the aggressively marketed brands. Currently the international functional foods market is a $40 billion industry. Functional foods include: * Margarines that lower bad cholesterol (LDL). * Probiotic yoghurts - ...

Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations

... there will be a lack of resolution on some of the questions that have come out of the novel. For instance, I don't think there will be an answer to the question over which side Snape is on," Nel said. Westman said she is also interested in the role Ginny Weasley will play in the last book. "She has become...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

...Hospital, Adelaide in Australia has raised serious questions on the risks both the patients and the staff there are exposed to every day. Titled The Case for Change, it reveals a litany of problems with ageing facilities in two of the hospital's oldest buildings and it describes infection control as a "crit...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...the new findings may help begin to answer some key questions about how prions survive in the soil and retain their infectious nature, sometimes for years. In the case of scrapie, the prion disease of sheep, observations of sheep pastures in the United Kingdom and Iceland have shown that animals introduced in...

Risk Factors for Alzheimers Disease

...imitations in older adults. She can be reached for questions at rosanoc@edc.pitt.edu ....

Americans Bloated On Happy Pills

...escriptions for antidepressants," he says. Goodman questions whether all these prescriptions are necessary. "It's hard to believe that number of people are depressed, or that antidepressants are the answer," he states. Goodman is the founder of a group called "No Free Lunch," a group that encourages doctors t...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

...lly and that we could use this registry for future questions and it would reflect national trends." They also provide some direction for therapy, Dr. Morris says, enabling physicians to better plan specific treatments for particular breast tumour types. "We want to be able to answer the question, is there so...

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

...re and a dietary questionnaire. They also answered questions about medication use, smoking habits, and recent exercise, before participating in lung function testing. Dr. Burns explained that the researchers focused on teens because it is the ideal age at which to test lung capacity and eating habits. "D...

Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study

... newly-identified network, but we can begin to ask questions and figure it out. We don't even know whether this network can be fixed," said Dr. Eidelberg. In 1999, the researchers recruited 15 patients with early stage Parkinson's and signed them on to get brain scans at different points all through the stud...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...re and a dietary questionnaire. They also answered questions about medication use, smoking habits, and recent exercise, before participating in lung function testing. Dr. Burns explained that the researchers focused on teens because it is the ideal age at which to test lung capacity and eating habits. Durin...

Stem Cells Research in Parkinsons Disease

...said the translational research in primates raises questions that need to be addressed before moving to human trials, including determining the most effective cell dosing and brain sites to target. Pending further preclinical studies, he writes in the commentary, the results so far from the current study are...

Lindsay Lohan Out of Her Rehab Stint

...n part she is wearing the bracelet so there are no questions about her sobriety if she chooses to go dancing or dining in a place where alcohol is served, the rep said. The rep insisted that the Mean Girls actress is working hard to stay booze free and is doing great. "She's doing great. Lindsay is working...

Singapore's Dr. Love Brings Good Sex to Indonesia

...volume of messages, they probably won't. But their questions will be compiled and responded to on the "Love Air...his slickly. Giving people an opportunity to ask questions anonymously, Dr. Love says, will help public health educators find out what communities really want ...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...ngles out people of Arabic descent. It also asks questions about the applicant's brothers and sisters - previously it was only parents and spouse - and about involvement in people smuggling, acts of violence and development of weapons of mass destruction. The form, which used to cover two pages but now tak...

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