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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
...de new options and hope for many patients, however they
may be accompanied by serious side effects, both when used alone or in combination with other treatments. Gastroenterologists need to review and consider the side effects and significant costs when determining the best treatment course for their pati...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...ructure, thought processes and blood chemistry, so they
can model and predict progression to Alzheimer’s d...the gene that controls tau production, and in 2000 they
reported in Nature Genetics that the “tau” mouse develops the same kind of neurofibrillary tangles s...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...er. "Chemotherapy drugs target cancer cells, but they
can affect healthy cells as well, including infect...en patients' white blood cell counts drop too low, they
are at risk for dangerous infections that can cause death." Often, chemotherapy must be delayed, re...
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
..., are significant to the field of medicine because they
may lead to the advancement of diagnostic tests an...cancer, lung cancer and renal cell carcinoma. When they
compared two of these immune signatures with corresponding human tumours thereafter, they
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
Swiss scientists said Monday that they
have further evidence to suggest that an enzyme se...promising drug target back in 2004. At the time, they
said that the protein is the secret weapon that enables the TB bug, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, to a...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...ated ovaries and in addition were fertilised after they
had been frozen and then thawed, and not before. ...tal option of having ovarian tissue removed before they
undergo cancer therapy. The tissue is frozen and then transplanted back at a later date, although ...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...ose undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), where they
are typically given female hormone supplements to boost the number of mature eggs they
produce, allowing more embryos to be created. "Ovarian stimulation is also time-consuming, taking ...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
.... "Formula One, for example, has a big impact as they
have three to four million people in Asia watching the F1 every year," Hatai told a press conference held as the talks got underway. "The Formula One is sponsored by several tobacco companies, and the racing is broadcast to Thailand from other coun...
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...bers of the surrounding community. This is because they
kill adult mosquitoes directly or force them to undertake longer, more hazardous foraging expeditions in search of blood to feed on and aquatic habitats in which to breed," Dr Killeen said. The findings of the study were published in the open acces...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
... and Australian scientists recently announced that they
had discovered a virus believed to be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory illness in humans. Malaysian health authorities decided to name it "Melaka virus" after it infected a family of four in southern Malacca state in March last year....
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
..."There are problems with food safety in China, but they
are not that serious and should not be exaggerated...food for the athletes, but is is uncertain whether they
can do it for the rest of us." As well as the vast number of suppliers who escape government monit...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
... Seattle when a window was blown off. At that time they
were flying at a height of 20,000 ft. Rapid decompression occurred when Fogg was unbuckled from his seat and reaching for a water bottle. Fogg's head and right arm were pulled outside the window, and he suffered cuts to his head. Some equipment, ch...
Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly
...t may be useful for early disease identification," they
Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil
...usical tones with a mild electrical shock, so that they
would brace themselves for a shock when they
heard either of the tones. Thereafter they
gave half of the rats the drug when playing one of the mu...
Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function
...e any study beverage nor utilize any ED treatment, they
were assigned to drink 8 oz. of the opposite study...nction. 'These findings are very encouraging as they
suggest there is a non-invasive, non-drug way to potentially alleviate this quality of life issue th...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
... radiation also target rapidly dividing cells, but they
can cause severe side effects by damaging the intestinal lining and bone marrow, where normal cells divide quickly. "One of the advantages of TTF therapy is that only a small fraction of its electrical fields can penetrate into these sensitive tis...
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
...lack of awareness, as most people do not know that they
have been infected, resulting in further spread of...l rise in future. A lot of people work outside and they
keep shifting their base. They come in contact with their relatives back home and transfer the virus...
Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema
...s indicate that there is room for improvement, and they
offer a major challenge to travel health care providers. Pre-travel consultation regarding AMS should be given by professionals with special attention to practical advice. This study is published in Journal of Travel Medicine....
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
... research was prompted by RA sufferers who claimed they
had also been helped by the product. Scientists ... conducted the trial in Copenhagen and Berlin said they
were surprised by the results, since RA is a far more serious and challenging disease than osteo-art...
Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful
...list which is pretty depressing," he said. "Then they
told me about the possibility of a transplant I couldn't believe it. I'm feeling all right, considering. They're talking about me being discharged very soon." This was the NHS's first adult-to-adult "live donor" liver transplant at St James's Hospi...
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