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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...characterized, and many biologics are manufactured using biotechnology. Biological products often represent the cutting-edge of biomedical research and, in time, may offer the most effective means to treat a variety of medical illnesses and conditions that presently have no other treatments available.” Sou...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...e majority, if not all. Researchers also are busy using the tau mouse to test small molecules that have al...ive-like investigation into the Alzheimer’s killer using chisels and hammers to chip away at deeply buried clues,” Dr. Golde says. “Now we have the scienti...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...ched 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 Jeffrey Crawford, M.D., chief of the division of medical oncology at Duke and one of the study's investigators. "The new recommenda...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

... a high dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant using cells harvested from the patient before the initial chemotherapy infusion. The patients received carboplatin chemotherapy at five times the dosage administered to men receiving initial therapy. A side effect of the high dosage is a reduction of blo...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

...he compound that inhibits it in atomic resolution, using a technique called X-ray crystallography. They found that the compound acted on a segment of the protein that is unique to PknG -- not shared by any of the other 491 protein kinases that have been identified and sequenced thanks to the mapping of t...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...ve and 10 years. The eggs were gently sucked out using a needle, were matured in a lab dish and then frozen, for potential use in the future....

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

...ority of those wishing to preserve their fertility using this method," Holzer added. Holzer suggested that healthy women can actually resort to this procedure to preserve their fertility as they near middle age. "Women in their mid-30s with no partner could freeze their eggs in this way," he told the m...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...nd of each four-week period, efficacy was assessed using the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF...sults compare favourably to a recent 24-week study using a PDE5 inhibitor (such as Cialis), in which roughly 73 pct of subjects reported a benefit from the P...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...eating Fields), for treating brain cancer patients using electrical field therapy, which could more than double the survival rates for people with one of the most common types of brain tumour. The device uses low intensity electrical fields delivered via insulated electrodes on the scalp, to disrupt tum...

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...uding those we are doing for neurological diseases using umbilical cord stem cells." In 2006, Beike Biotechnology completed two studies involving eight patients with ALS. Two papers were published in the Journal of Zhenghou University of Medical Science. The first observed the effect of transplantation o...

UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium

...n be assessed many years after potential exposure, using a special test called plasma-mass spectrometry, and a particular mathematical formula. The authors tested depleted uranium levels in the urine of four different groups who would have been subject to different levels of exposure. These comprised 1...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...ier than usual. State health officials recommend using insect repellents that contain DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus; mosquito-proofing your house by sealing doors and checking window screens; and limiting time outdoors from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most active. To get rid of mosquito...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...the formation of the gas. Scott Showalter had been using the grain to feed his cattle. "It rained, and some of it ran down into this holding pit, it fermented and made a toxic gas," said Bruce Good, who saw Showalter about once a week. Whether the victims suffocated from the fumes, drowned or died of a...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

... freeze for use at a later date if the first cycle using the fresh eggs fails. This is much better 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, there were 4,761 ART cycles started and nearly 19 per cent...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...advanced pancreatic cancer, 71 percent of patients using Tarceva/gemcitabine developed a rash, compared with 30 percent of patients in the placebo group. This increased rate of rashes in the placebo group makes some sense, Wacker said, because rashes are known to occur with use of gemcitabine chemotherap...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

... consumed overall, the team found that humans were using up to 15.6 trillion kilograms of carbon annually. Almost half was soaked up by growing crops; Seven per cent went up in smoke as fires lit by humans, and the rest was used up in a variety of other ways related to industrialisation, such as transpor...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...ssengers and is capable of flying long-haul routes using up to 20 percent less fuel while pumping out fewer greenhouse gases, will be rolled out for 300 gathered media. The 787 -- Boeing's first new model in 13 years -- will make its maiden test flight later this year before going into commercial service...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...hancement, and facial reconstruction, he said, and using injections like those tested in this study could m...m found that can effectively eliminate fat without using surgery, he said. A safe, effective, non-surgical means to eliminate undesirable body fat would be o...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...umothorax. In this study, the rate of pneumothorax using either ENB or EBUS alone was 5 percent, and in the combined procedures it was 8 percenta statistically insignificant difference. Another concern was that the extended sedation or anesthesia required in the combined procedure may increase adverse e...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...rko Kreft of the university, who conducted a study using pumpkin seed oil, say that it happens due to the unique makeup of the cells in the eye's retina, and specific physical properties of substances themselves. In the study, published online in Springer's journal Naturwissenschaften, the researchers e...

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