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2014-05-13 23:10:01

New Findings for EnteraGam™ (Serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI) Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Abigail Henderson, PhD, presented new preclinical data for the prescription medical food, EnteraGam™ (serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI), demonstrating that the immunoglobulin-based protein mixture in SBI binds and neutralizes two types of toxins (exotoxins A and B) from several ribotypes of C. difficile, including recently isolated strains with...

2014-05-13 15:45:49

Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research A team of Melbourne researchers has shown a recently discovered type of cell death called necroptosis could be the underlying cause of inflammatory disease. The research team discovered that a previously identified molecule involved in necroptosis, called RIPK1, was essential for survival by preventing uncontrolled inflammation. This finding could lead to future treatments for inflammatory diseases including Crohn’s disease,...

2014-05-13 08:31:54

SHENZHEN, China, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese researchers have recently published new findings in Arthritis Research & Therapy, a top peer-reviewed journal in the field of systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases, regarding the safety and effectiveness of umbilical cord (UC) derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in treating 40 patients with severe and refractory Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). The recent forty patient multi-center study was undertaken to assess the...

2014-05-13 08:31:25

Consensus Statement Supports Adoption of Psoriasis Resolution by the World Health Organization (WHO) at Upcoming 67th World Health Assembly PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), European Federation of Psoriasis Associations (EUROPSO), National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and The Arthritis Society today issued a joint consensus statement to provide a framework addressing the unmet needs faced by the over 125...

2014-05-13 00:21:38

- This Is First Study to Demonstrate Clinical Benefit of Oral alpha 4 Integrin Antagonist in Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - TOKYO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (President, Takashi Nagamachi; Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan) announced on May 13 that the Phase 2a results of an oral alpha 4 integrin antagonist, AJM300, in patients with ulcerative colitis were presented in the Joint Presidential Plenary Session at Digestive Disease Week (DDW)...

2014-05-12 23:11:15

polyDNA’s newest survey for the month of May discovered that 36% of respondents with arthritis wanted to know if EBV is the cause of their disease. polyDNA reviews the literature on this topic and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin against EBV, which is linked to arthritis. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 polyDNA’s latest survey revealed that 36% of respondents with arthritis wanted to know if EBV is the cause of their disease. One study found that “In latent and replicating...

2014-05-10 16:21:04

NEW YORK, May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Young Leaders took Lupus Research to the Power of 10 in recognition of World Lupus Awareness Day May 10. A Flash Mob of volunteer dancers brought attention to lupus among hundreds of visitors to Union Square Park in Manhattan. Join our Power of 10 awareness program. Share this link (www.powerof10.lupusny.org) with 10 people, and ask those 10 to do the same. The goal is for 1 million people to learn about lupus and...

Gluten-free Diet Reduces Type 1 Diabetes Risk In Mice
2014-05-09 05:25:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New experiments conducted in mice have discovered a possible link between a gluten-free diet and a reduced risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to research published recently in the journal Diabetes. While late-night talk show hosts like Jimmy Kimmel have demonstrated that not everyone seems to understand exactly what gluten is (for the record, it’s actually a type of protein found in foods made using wheat, barley, rye...

2014-05-07 08:37:47

Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London. The immune response triggered by eczema could help prevent tumor formation by shedding potentially cancerous cells from the skin. There is ongoing debate surrounding allergic diseases and their impact on the likelihood of developing cancer, with some studies suggesting that eczema is associated with a reduced risk of skin cancer. However, it is difficult...

2014-05-05 20:24:20

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gastrointestinal Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - New Drug Approvals and Promising Pipeline to Counter Declines from Patent Expirieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/gastrointestinal_therapeutics_major_developed_markets_2019_new_drug_approvals_promising_pipeline_counter_declines_patent_expiries.htmlGastrointestinal Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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