MS Drug Fails The Test For Treating Crohns Disease
Biogen Idec's chief executive, James Mullen is not a happy man. The Cambridge biotechnology company is not likely to receive approval from European regulators to use its drug Tysabri to treat patients with Crohn's disease, a debilitating intestinal ailment. Results from drug trials that were in...
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...n for the following medical conditions: bipolar disorder, breast cancer, congestive heart failure (CHF), cardiac obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), crohns
disease, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chronic depression, diabetes, (including peripheral neuropathy, retinopathy), kidney failure, blindn...
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...nts and symptoms including:
- Bipolar disorder
- Breast cancer
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Cardiac obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Chronic depression
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Kidney failure
DDB Remedy Wins Best of Show at IPA Best of Health Awards
...k in this show, DDB Remedy picked up seven awards, including:
-- Remicade crohns
won the Healthcare Professional, Press Campaign
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Scientist study bacterial communities inside us to better understand health and disease
...he human digestive tract may play in inflammatory bowel diseases. They are collecting and comparing microbial communities in samples from people with crohns
disease, people with ulcerative colitis and healthy volunteers.
Some researchers are looking at the role a specific organism, like E. coli, might p...
Whole milk is effective and cost-effective as oral contrast agent
...ymptoms, Dr. Koo said.
Whole milk and 0.1% barium suspension are valuable in the diagnosis of small bowel disorders, such as ischemia, neoplasm and crohns
disease, said Dr. Koo. They are also useful in evaluating pancreatic and biliary abnormalities.
Researchers who helped millions with arthritis receive prestigious Janssen Award
...nflammation and tissue destruction caused by rheumatoid arthritis and other diseases including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, crohns
disease and ulcerative colitis.
The treatments they developed, now used by millions of people across the world, have proved effective in most pati...
Large multicenter study suggests new genetic markers for Crohn's disease
...ammatory bowel diseases has suggested new links to crohns
Disease as well as further evidence that some peop... common forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): crohns
Disease (CD), which is most frequently marked by i...the team found evidence for genes causing familial crohns
Disease in the study population specific to Ashken...
William F. Balistreri, M.D., honored with Distinguished Service Award by AASLD
...Services, and others.
Dr. Balistreri has received awards from various prestigious societies, including the Distinguished Leadership Award from the crohns
& Colitis Foundation of American (1995), the Andrew Sass-Kortsak Memorial Award from the Canadian Liver Foundation and the Canadian Association for th...
Researchers uncover more about how poxviruses evade the immune system
...s, including a type of heart disease called atherosclerosis (sometimes referred to as hardening of the arteries), inflammatory bowel diseases (such as crohns
disease and ulcerative colitis) and rheumatoid arthritis.
Of all the poxviruses, smallpox in particular has played a gruesome role in human history...
Crohns in Medical Technology
Newest Adult Stem Therapy Treats Diabetes
... cell transplant protocol that has previously been used
with success in treating other autoimmune disorders such as lupus
and MS (multiple sclerosis), crohns
disease, scleroderma, and
rheumatoid arthritis. The study was conducted in Brazil with the
support of several U.S. clinical researchers.
New Advances in Gastric Diagnostics: Smaller is Better
The Given capsulized system can provide images for the entire GI tract. It shows promise in diagnosing small bowel diseases including crohns
disease, celiac disease, chronic diarrhea, and pediatric GI disorders. It provides accuracy rates of roughly 55 percent, which is better than current ...
Crohns in Biological News
Concentrating on different aspects of pain leads to breakthrough in migraine genetics
...ring the last few years, great strides have been made in discovering common genes influencing the susceptibility to common diseases, such as diabetes, crohns
disease and schizophrenia. However, no genes have yet been convincingly associated with migraine susceptibility, probably due to the high degree of va...
Scientists associate 6 new genetic variants with heart disease risk factor
...arch organizations worldwide, have used the approach to identify genetic differences that influence a variety of disorders, including type 2 diabetes, crohns
disease, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, obesity, age-related macular degeneration, and prostate cancer.
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Disease Increases Progression of Atherosclerosis
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Disease Increases Progression of Atherosclerosis ... the sporadic but recurrent inflammation caused by crohns
disease also poses serious cardiovascular risk. ...
Study reveals 2 genes linked to disabling arthritis
... example, knowing that genetic variation in IL23R is a risk factor for both crohns
disease and ankylosing spondylitis suggests that drugs being tested for one...the University of Oxford, who co-led the study with Cardon. A treatment for crohns
disease that inhibits the activity of this gene already is undergoing human...
Major genetic breakthrough for ankylosing spondylitis brings treatment hope
... number of autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn's disease (a type of inflammatory bowel disease) and psoriasis (a skin disease). Ankylosing spondylitis, crohns
disease and psoriasis are known to often occur together, and this genetic finding goes a long way to explain why.
Professor Brown believes that the...
Clinical studies show REMICADE reduces incidence of bowel surgeries in ulcerative colitis patients
...utility in Crohn's disease (CD), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), ulcerative colitis (UC), pediatric crohns
disease (PCD) and psoriasis (PsO). The safety and efficacy of REMICADE have been well established in clinical trials over the past 14 years and with m...
Crohns in Biological Technology
SNPs Powerful Tools for Association Studies
...cessfully ever since. The discoveries of BRCA1 and crohns
disease gene locus represent the triumph and diffi...BRCA1 gene (Miki et al., 1994).
Starting with epidemiological data showing that siblings of people with crohns
disease had a 35-fold increased risk of developing...
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Lysozyme Fluorometric (Green) Assay Kit, EnzChek® from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)
serum lysozyme activity is also present in tuberculosis,2 sarcoidosis,
2 megaloblastic anemias,3 acute bacterial infections, ulcerative
colitis 4 and crohns
disease.2,4 Elevated lysozyme levels in
urine and serum occur during severe renal insufficiency,5 renal
transplant rejection,6 urinary tract infection...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)