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Gut Microbes Failure To Communicate Linked To Disease
2013-09-17 04:11:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review from Oregon State University has suggested that intestinal microbes play a big role as the immune system in keeping a person healthy. Review researchers said health issues such as autoimmune disease or clinical depression can sometimes be traced to immune dysfunction that starts with a “failure to communicate” in the human digestive tract. They theorized that future healthcare may be guided by the personalized...

2013-09-16 23:25:12

Speer Laboratories announces the long-awaited EMUAID® Therapeutic Moisture Bar. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 New from EMUAID®, the maker of the industry-changing homeopathic First Aid Ointment, comes EMUAID® Therapeutic Moisture Bar. Cleansing is the most important part of skin care, and choosing the right soap is critical. Much more than a typical bar soap, this all natural, advanced formulation contains 5% Emu Oil along with Tea Tree Oil, Argan Oil,...

2013-09-14 23:01:57

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show few eligible patients are using biologic treatments. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Despite the impairment caused by their disease, only 13 percent of rheumatoid arthritis patients in Brazil who are eligible for biologic therapy according to clinical guidelines are actually using a biologic, according to new findings from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be presented today...

2013-09-13 12:26:01

The Scleroderma Research Foundation with support from Gilead Sciences, MedImmune and Novartis brings the nation's top experts directly to the patients via a free webinar series SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Laura Hummers, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center, will host a patient-focused webinar on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10 a.m. PDT. "What's New in the World of Scleroderma" will educate...

2013-09-12 23:30:54

Hair replacement industry leader and alopecia support group join forces to help women with alopecia. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 New Image Labs Corporation, the leader in non-surgical hair replacement solutions and manufacturer of Club W|Biolon®, a line of revolutionary hair systems specifically designed for female medical hair loss clients, continues the partnership with Bald Girls Do Lunch, a nation-wide charitable organization empowering women with the...

2013-09-10 11:09:13

UCSF experiments halt pancreas destruction in mouse model of diabetes Scientists from UC San Francisco have identified a new way to manipulate the immune system that may keep it from attacking the body’s own molecules in autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis. The researchers, led by immunologist Mark Anderson, MD, PhD, a professor with the UCSF Diabetes Center, have discovered a distinctive type of immune cell called an eTAC, which...

2013-09-10 08:28:41

European Commission approval is a significant milestone for availability of lower-cost biologic therapy LEAMINGTON SPA, England, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced the European Commission (EC) approval of Inflectra(TM) (infliximab), Europe's first biosimilar monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy. Inflectra has been approved for the treatment of inflammatory conditions including rheumatoid...

2013-09-05 23:00:34

SclerosisTreatment.com reviews the most effective natural home treatment for multiple sclerosis. Dr. Gary’s Multiple Sclerosis Cure has proven great efficiency in curing this disease. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 According to the Natural Multiple Sclerosis Treatment review available on http://www.SclerosisTreatment.com, the home treatment was created by a famous American surgeon, Dr. Gary M. Levin. SclerosisTreatment.com reveals that Dr. Gary M. Levin spent many years...

2013-09-05 08:28:30

Strategy Provides Multiple Paths to Phase 3/NDA in Next 2-3 Years SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced its plans to focus the Company's resources on the completion of three lead clinical programs. These efforts include commencing a Phase 3 clinical study of fostamatinib, an oral SYK inhibitor, in Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) pending discussions with regulatory agencies. Rigel believes that...

2013-09-04 23:28:22

d'Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic about the alleged risks of the acne medicine Minocin. The law firm works with some of the more experienced lawyers, who are filing Minocycline lawsuits. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Minocycline hydrochloride is an antibiotic that has been used to treat acne for years. The FDA first approved this medicine in 1971 and now it is sold under a variety of names including akamin, dynacin, minocin, minomycin, and solodyn. According to...