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Proactive monitoring and dose adjustment of infliximab , a medication commonly used to treat inflammatory bowel disease , could improve a patient's chances of having a long-term successful response to therapy, a pilot observational study at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center concludes. The study, published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases , evaluated the levels of infliximab, an antibody designed to bind to and block the effects of TNF-alpha, an inflammatory protein found in high levels in patients with IBD, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and numerous other inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis .
Learn about the causes of problems like bloating, heartburn, nausea, colitis, Crohn's disease and gall stones; discover why digestion should be first priority; and identify the missing link to natural healing. Michelle Sanderbeck, Haywood County's only doctor of naturopathy, will lead the presentation.
Biopharmaceuticals are medicinal drugs produced by using biotechnology methods, such as isolation from living organisms and by the use of recombinant DNA technology. Moreover, it is also produced by using transgenic organisms, particularly animals and plant that have been genetically modified to produce drugs.
Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc said India's drug regulator has approved its copy of a top-selling arthritis treatment, paving the way for its launch in the country early next year. The company's Indian partner, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, will sell a copycat version of Johnson & Johnson's and Merck & Co Inc's infliximab, an anti-inflammatory drug with annual sales of about $6 billion.
RedHill Biopharma Ltd. , an Israeli biopharmaceutical company focused on late clinical-stage drugs for inflammatory and gastrointestinal diseases, including gastrointestinal cancers, today announced that Adi Frish, RedHill's Senior VP Business Development and Licensing, will be presenting at the 7th Annual BioPharm America International Partnering Conference, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 2:45 p.m. EDT, in the Suffolk room of the Boston Marriott Copley Placein Boston, Massachusetts. A copy of the presentation to be made by Mr. Frish has been uploaded to the Company's website and may be viewed at the following web address: http://ir.redhillbio.com/events.cfm .
A CHARITY day organised by a young woman who suffers from Crohn's disease held been held in the North-East. Andrea Meek, 25, of Sacriston, near Chester-le-Street , watched her father struggle with the bowel condition but did not realise she would also one day have to fight it.
Political science senior Austin Stumpf worked as the campaign manager for Lauren Kuby, who ran successfully for Tempe City Council in August. Political science senior Austin Stumpf helped secure an election during one of the biggest and most painful moments of his life.
Proactive monitoring and dose adjustment of infliximab, a medication commonly used to treat inflammatory bowel disease , could improve a patient's chances of having a long-term successful response to therapy, a pilot observational study at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center concludes. The study, published in the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal , evaluated the levels of infliximab, an antibody designed to bind to and block the effects of TNF-alpha, an inflammatory protein found in high levels in patients with IBD, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and numerous other inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.
A group of amateur cyclists who rode all way from Harrow to Paris have raised more than A 5,500 for charity. The team called The Bombay Bicycle Club, made up of friends from the Stanmore and Kingsbury areas, took on the four-day challenge last week.
The family of a Castorland boy fighting Crohn's disease is planning a bake sale and fun day to raise money to help find a cure. “He's a little fighter,” Joyce M. Brouty said of her son, Levi J., a seventh-grader at Lowville Academy and Central School.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Alabama-Northwest Florida Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America will hold one of its Take Steps fundraisers this weekend in Big Spring Park. The walk will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at the park.
A FITNESS fanatic is set to embark on an 18-day mountain trek after being diagnosed with a crippling condition. Emmie Brown, 26, from Basildon , will travel through beautiful valleys, dense forests and rivers on her amazing journey to Mount Everest's base camp.
One class of drugs used to treat inflammatory bowel disease may increase the risk of blood and bone marrow diseases sevenfold, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois in France and published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology . The drugs studied, known as thiopurines, are intended to provide symptomatic relief and reduce flare-ups by reducing inflammation.
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