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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

The use of biologic agents for the treatment of inflammato...appropriate markers of prognosis and response, the use of biologics as limited or bridge therapy and its duration, the applicability of biologics early in ...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ose with the disease would be difficult. Long-term use of high-dose NSAIDs can cause stomach ulcers, kidn...dicine in patients with Alzheimer’s. Patients will use r-flurbiprofen (known now as Flurizan) for 18 months. Dr. Golde, who is not involved in this trial...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...ve Cancer Center Network (NCCN) guidelines for the use of drugs such as Neulasta and Neupogen align with the conclusions reached by this study. "The new guidelines recommend using these types of drugs when at-risk patients begin chemotherapy, rather than waiting for complications to develop," said Jeffr...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...ent, humanity will suffer." Omi proposed greater use of bicycles, the use of clean energy sources, and tax incentives to reduce carbon emissions. "... we have to adopt life...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...tured in a lab dish and then frozen, for potential use in the future....

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...lence, strong language, strong sexual content, and use of drugs, was the most popular game series among the boys surveyed. Surprisingly, it was also the second most popular series among the girls after 'The Sims', a game that simulates the activities of a virtual family. The study also noted that just ...

Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults

...cticide-treated nets. Researchers found that the use of the nets could greatly reduce the number of mos...otect not only the individuals and households that use them, but also members of the surrounding community. This is because they kill adult mosquitoes dire...

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

...er cent of US adults have had some form of alcohol use disorder at some point in their lifetimes. Som... the survey, 8.5 per cent of adults had an alcohol use disorder, including 4.7 per cent with alcohol abuse and 3.8 per cent who were alcohol-dependent. "...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...islation is undermined by the cigarette companies' use of trans-border advertisements, especially for popular sports events such as Formula One racing. He said the tobacco companies spend between 300 to 400 million dollars a year in ads and sponsorships of Formula One, which reach 300 million Asian vie...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...pomegranate juice to their daily diet, without the use of ED drugs. Researchers believe that the results might be due to the potent antioxidant content of pomegranate juice, which can prevent free radical molecules from disrupting proper circulatory function. 'These findings are very encouraging as ...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

... effectiveness of the treatment. The researchers use specific alternating electric fields, called Tumor-Treating Fields (TTF) that home in on the unusual geometry of dividing cells. The study found that the therapy significantly slowed the growth of tumours as well as increased survival rates. Previ...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...e than 6,000 parties in 119 countries. Gore will use it to urge people to sign a seven-point pledge calling on governments to agree, within two years, an international treaty that cuts global warming pollution by 90 per cent in developed countries and by more than half worldwide. It also asks people to...

Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable

Restricting use of drugs for macular degeneration to patients who ...ed vision in a third. The NICE draft guidance on use of ranibizumab and pegaptanib was published in June. It recommends ranibizumab for only about 20 per...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

... "Roche continues to take steps to facilitate the use of antivirals in pandemic preparedness and respons...u is the only neuraminidase inhibitor approved for use in children one to five years of age. Influenza is a serious illness that affects up to 40 million...

Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference

...uality surveillance programme, data management and use of technology for planning and sanitation for all by 2012 with focus on aged, especially abled and children and solid and liquid waste management. Effective implementation of the drinking water component in Bharat Nirman, the flagship programme of ...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...ng with a drinking problem. People with alcohol use disorder (AUD) only 24.1 percent of people with alcohol dependence received treatment of any type. Alcohol dependence, also know as alcoholism, is characterized by impaired control over drinking, compulsive drinking, preoccupation with drinking, tole...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...of the trappings of modern society but drive cars, use telephones and, according to police, take modern farm-safety precautions. Fellow church members were in shock Tuesday, said the Rev. Nathan Horst, a Mennonite bishop. "We've never had a tragedy of this magnitude," he said. Doug Michael, a child...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

... devastating socio-economic impact. She wants to use the "immense power" of Indian cinema to "wake peop...rs from different regions of India, who would each use iconic movie stars who are recognized in our country, who would each make a dramatic tale of 15 minu...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...being collected from the first cycle to freeze for use at a later date if the first cycle using the fresh...tter for the health of the women. The increasing use of frozen eggs has also led to improvements in the proportion of babies born after ART. In Finland, ...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...mpetitive eating calendar. Most participants now use the "Solomon technique" patented by Kobayashi, breaking the wieners in half before wolfing them down. The buns are eaten separately after being dunked in water to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or "reve...

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