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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...ions of current scientific knowledge about IBD and subsequent discussion. Co-chairs of the conference were Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, professor of medicine and clinical pharmacology at the University of Chicago, and Paul Rutgeerts, MD, AGAF, professor of medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium. “The m...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...n will be needed to avert payment cuts in 2010 and subsequent years and to develop an effective method for future updates. Creating the building blocks for Medicare reforms to improve quality. The College is particularly pleased that the bill will create incentives for care coordination by a patient’s personal...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...airment, difficulty in identifying odours predicts subsequent development of mild cognitive impairment," the authors conclude. "The findings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease ... and that olfactory assessment may be useful for early disease identification...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...s indicative of a homeostatic response. But on the subsequent days of sleep loss, they failed to generate this compensatory response, and did not sleep any more deeply or any longer than they did under non-sleep deprived conditions. At the end of the study, the animals were given three full days to sleep as m...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

... women went on to use complementary therapy in the subsequent 12 months. The study was the first large scale prospective evaluation of CAT use in an infertile population. We found that women who went on to use complementary therapies for example reflexology and nutritional supplements during their treatment...

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...n trials tend to live longer and respond better to subsequent treatment. In the July 1 issue of Clinical Canc...atients who receive vaccines may respond better to subsequent chemotherapy or hormone treatment. The specific results or endpoints of these clinical trials, h...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...activates the Akt pathway, which they confirmed in subsequent lab experiments. In a final experiment, they treated IGFBP2-PDGFB infected cells in culture with a known Akt inhibitor, which killed more of the combination cells than those infected only with platelet-derived growth factor. This connection to Ak...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...have contracted the highly infectious disease. A subsequent investigation of 160 patients revealed two others infected. The NSW Health has written to the Therapeutic Goods Administration to have the practice of injecting vitamins reviewed. During the inquiry, health inspectors were concerned that the cli...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...repared at that time that will form the basis of a subsequent New Drug Application (NDA) filing to FDA. Subjects who complete the efficacy part of the study will be allowed to continue into an open-label, five-month extension. The purpose of the extension is to provide additional safety and tolerability informa...

Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant

...position this product for regulatory clearance and subsequent launch in Europe in early 2008, and in the USA in early 2009....

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...ent according to many studies that they will need subsequent ablations. Patients may also have to continue taking some or all of their drugs or, in some cases, need to have a pacemaker implanted. Moreover, about 2 percent of patients suffer strokes or other serious complications during procedures. Federal re...

Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified

...Some day we may be able to repair brain damage and subsequent affects such as mental retardation, developmental disabilities or other disorders that result from incomplete myelination or white matter damage," he added. During the study, the researchers found that when enhanced EGFR protein was inserted in mi...

Backpacks and Backaches

... liable for penalty up to three lakh rupees A subsequent or second violation may cause the school to be de-recognized Dr. Parang Mehta, Paediatrician, writes on his web site, http: www.drparang.com/misc/schoolbags.htm,Parents often don't realise the magnitude of the problem. Water alone weighs a kilogram...

Anti-smoking Drug Could Help Treat Alcoholism: Study

...ine suppressed the ethanol consumption without any subsequent rebound increase in drinking," it said. This finding "suggests that varenicline may serve as a therapeutic treatment to reduce alcohol consumption in alcoholic subjects." The study was published in the newest edition of the Proceedings of the Nat...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...Some day we may be able to repair brain damage and subsequent affects such as mental retardation, developmental disabilities or other disorders that result from incomplete myelination or white matter damage. Myelination in humans begins in utero at around 5 months of gestation and continues throughout the fir...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

... these foods are associated with a faster rise and subsequent drop in blood sugar. Whole wheat versions of rice, pasta and bread are examples of foods that have a low-glycemic-index. These foods are often considered higher quality carbohydrates because they are associated with a slower and less dramatic rise an...

Cocaine Exposure can Alter Neuronal Development in Zebrafish

...e are significant changes in brain development and subsequent brain function of children of drug-addicted parents. However, the extent of the damage and whether it is in part due to confounding environmental, genetic or physiological factors remains controversial. Using a specifically developed zebrafish, th...

Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

...ntion program had fewer groin injuries during that subsequent season than those who were not in the program. The researchers enrolled 315 major league soccer players in a preseason groin injury prevention program to evaluate the effectiveness of the program. The 20-minute program was used as a prepractice w...

Bak Protein Sets Stressed Cells on Suicide Path

...s are very important for mitochondrial injury and subsequent apoptosis," says Dr. Dong. To stress cells, they blocked oxygen supplies and used the common chemotherapeutic agent cisplatin, then documented that filamentous mitochondria became fragmented very early and quickly in apoptosis. Ironically the...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...opaz solution will be proven safe and effective in subsequent trials, and will eventually help alleviate the frustration, inconvenience and social stigma associated with head lice." Topaz Pharmaceuticals LLC is a start-up company, which initially benefited from support provided by the Ben Franklin Technology ...

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