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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
The use of biologic agents for the
treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may benefit patients, but doctors need to consider the
potential associated side effects in determining treatment course, according to a consensus paper pu...
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
Today’s report from the
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nanotechnology ...Force is an important and positive step forward in the
agency’s effort to tackle the
new scientific and regulatory challenges posed by nanotechnology. Th...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Imagine the
day when a routine visit to the
family doctor includes a simple blood test to predict the
risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease (A...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
Washington -- In a letter to leaders of the
U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce committees, the
president of the
American College of Physicians (ACP) today expressed support for the
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...Cancer patients who receive a drug that stimulates the
growth of infection-fighting white blood cells may... multi-institutional study led by researchers from the
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the
Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. ...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...an Indiana University School of Medicine report in the
July 26 issue of the
New England Journal of Medicine. About 90 percent of testicular cancer patients respond to traditi...
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
...rious kinds of cancer, conducted by researchers at the
University of Southern California, has brought about the
discovery of a new method to identify the
genetic changes that enable tumours to evade the
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...her evidence to suggest that an enzyme secreted by the
microbe that causes tuberculosis would make a promising target for new drugs to combat the
deadly infectious disease. The Swiss team first identified the
enzyme, protein kinase G (PknG), as...
Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level
...luent Singapore have reached 'epidemic' levels for the
second time in the
past month, health ministry data monitored Tuesday said. The Ministry of Health said 381 cases we...
UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...are damaging Asia's health and could also threaten the
World Health Organisation said Monday. Climate change contributes directly or indirectly to about ...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...advanced ovarian disease, and three other women in the
20-person trial group are pregnant by the
same technique, researchers said. Doctors already collect and store eggs from women who face cance...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
Canadian scientists have announced the
birth of the
first baby to be produced from an egg, that was developed in a test tube, and then frozen and defros...
A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay
...s of supermarket Valpolicella and Pinot Nero wine, the
drink has ingredients that can kill bacteria. "However, the
drink's antibacterial qualities, although well- known by the
ancient Romans, have been little invest...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
...top smoking. The week-long meeting organised by the
World Health Organisation (WHO) aims to find ways ...ection from second-hand smoke. Hatai Chitanondh, the
president of Thailand Health Promotion Institute, told reporters that although the
kingdom bans toba...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...ames are actually meant for ages 17 and above, but the
study suggests that middle-school children play th...by a team of researchers led by Cheryl K. Olson at the
Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Center for Mental Health and Media. As part of the
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...nd children over five years of age, who constitute the
bulk of the
population and are more attractive to mosquitoes. Current international guidelines recommend provi...
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
Asian and Middle East doctor community is struggling to come to terms with the
aftermath of the
recent terror attempts in the
country, even more grisly details are emerging. An...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
... published Monday. Scientists already know that the
first lesions of the
degenerative brain disease tend to show up in an area of the
brain that is home to olfactory senses....
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
Scientists have for the
first time identified human antibodies that can neutralise different strains of the
virus responsible for the
outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Working with col...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...ed bat-borne virus following an angry protest from the
state it was named after, reports said Monday. ...objected, saying it was "an insult" and would harm the
tourism industry in Malacca which is a popular destination for foreign visitors. "We will rename t...
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