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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...ical experts in IBD convened by the AGA Institute, sought to answer a series of questions about the treatment of IBD with these biologics based on expert presentations of current scientific knowledge about IBD and subsequent discussion. Co-chairs of the conference were Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, professor of m...

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

...s. It also revealed a very low rate of treatment sought by people, who had suffered alcohol use disorders, for their conditions. "Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling. Persistent low treatment rates given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigor...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...tors in the brain. The low number of people who sought treatment shouldnt be surprising, said John Schwarzlose, president of the Betty Ford Centre, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Rancho Mirage, California. We put up many obstacles, Schwarzlose said in a telephone interview. Health insurance ...

Translating Structure into Function

...sically block enzyme action. But the research team sought to divine from an enzymes structure just what natural molecule triggers the enzyme into action -- fitting into the active site and enabling the enzyme to act as a catalyst. This was a search for the so-called substrate for the enzyme, a search tha...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

...by German researchers at the University of Cologne sought to examine the effect of consuming small amounts of dark chocolate -- which has lower levels of sugar and fat, said the study appearing in the July 4 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). A clinical trial carried out betw...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...ld Schwarzenegger, now Governor of California , is sought to be made out to be the environmental icon of the Centre Right. An overexcited BBC correspondent describes a new legislation AB 32 as Arnold Schwarzeneggers green revolution, confidently predicting that it is the answer to irresponsible energy bing...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...'confidentiality agreement' with the World Bank, I sought special permission from Wolfowitz so that I could go public with the information about the sub-standard HIV testing kits which has jeopardised the lives of innocent patients without violating the confidentiality agreement with the Bank," Saha said. ...

John Sundahl Publicly Announces His Romance With Britney

... The wealthy 38-year-old also revealed that Spears sought him out for counselling sessions after leaving rehab at Promises in Malibu earlier this year (07), and then started attending AA meetings he staged. He further said that Spears' estranged husband Kevin Federline might be devastated by the new of th...

Bra-less Britneys New Affairs

... The wealthy 38-year-old also revealed that Spears sought him out for counseling sessions after leaving rehab at Promises in Malibu earlier this year (07), and then started attending AA meetings he staged. He further said that Spears' estranged husband Kevin Federline might be devastated by the new of the...

Researchers Say Brain Region Responsible for Pain's Ability to Seek Attention

...king memory load' and pain. The researchers then sought to identify the brain region by which pain affects the functioning of the LOC. The study theorized that the best candidate for this region was one called the rostral anterior cingulate cortex (rACC) known to be involved in the brain's processing o...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

....; Portland, Ore.; Davenport, Iowa, and San Diego sought bankruptcy protection. The Los Angeles archdiocese, its insurers and various Roman Catholic orders have paid more than $114 million to settle 86 claims so far. The largest of those came in December, when the archdiocese reached a $60 million settle...

President Bush Not for Expansion of Child Health Insurance

...Montana Democrat, said. His colleagues have also sought an even bigger increase of $50 billion, for a total of $75 billion in funding over five years. It would be paid for in part by trimming payments to private Medicare plans for seniors. Bush has attacked the proposals as big-government attempts to en...

Cytokine IL6 as a New Chemotherapeutic Target for Ras-driven Cancers

...explains Dr. Counter. Dr. Counter and colleagues sought to identify other proteins that are secreted when Ras is activated, and evaluate them as potential therapeutic candidates. One factor, in particular, is receiving a lot attention. Interleukin-6 (IL6) is an inflammatory cytokine (growth factor) that ...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

...nvasive forms. The UCSD-Australian research team sought to identify what special characteristics make the invasive M1T1 strep clone so virulent for humans. They observed that during the early stages of a simple skin infection, a small subpopulation of the strep bacteria hijack a protein called plasminogen...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...on Act. "It looks as though the commonwealth has sought to get around their failure in Brisbane this morning to stop Haneef from getting bail, by using the Migration Act to achieve this end," he said. "Andrews could have made a decision on Haneef when he was charged over the weekend - why wait until now...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...t were being eroded, the affidavit argued said and sought disposal of the two petitions on which these applications were filed. Since 1996, the Supreme Court of India has assumed the role of the principal decision maker so far as issues relating to forests and wildlife are concerned. This has been due to ...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...ppen easily," said the young woman, who eventually sought help at a support centre for victims of incest and...efer them." Gupta, who says about 300 women have sought help from the 10-year-old group, tells one story of a troubled woman who saw a therapist for five ye...

Ayurvedic Doctor Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Causing Death of Woman

...ourt for causing the death of a pregnant woman who sought his help for abortion. The incident took place two years ago. The doctor had administered some medicines to the woman to which she reacted adversely, causing the death. According to the prosecution, the deceased, Babli had approached the private ...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...widely hailed as a model that other countries have sought to emulate -- have become increasingly spotty, Vietnamese and international animal health officials have warned. "We've had bird flu for four years," said the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's Vietnam bird flu specialist Jeffrey Gilbert. "Everyo...

National Commission for Women to Investigate Unearthing of Female Fetuses in Pataudi

...e matter. Women and Child development Ministry has sought a report from the State Government on the issue. On June 14, police had recovered remains of fetuses from a sewage tank near Buala Nursing Home in Pataudi, being run by Dr. A K Singh, who has since been arrested. A court in Gurgaon had recently ...

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