Measles cases at ‘alarmingly’ high levels around the world, UNICEF says CNN News February 28, 2019 Global measles cases increased by 48.4% between 2017 and 2018, according to calculations by UNICEF of data on 194 countries from the World Health Organization. Ten countries, including Brazil, the Philippines and France, accounted for nearly three-quarters of the total increase in measles cases in 2018, according to figures released by the UN’s agency for children.
Biological therapy, or biological drugs, refers to monoclonal antibodies that are directed against specific targets involved in the pathogenesis of chronic inflammatory conditions. For inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), this primarily refers to:
- Anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapies (infliximab, adalimumab, certolizumab, golimumab)
- Integrin targets (natalizumab, vedolizumab), and
- Interleukin (IL)-12/23 (ustekinumab)
A Trial for Prevention of Loss of the Effect of Biological Drugs in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government.
Mediterranean diets reduce risk of heart disease – new research shows Markos Klonizakis Reblog Cardiovascular disease is responsible for more than 30 per cent of the total number of deaths worldwide, and every year more people are being diagnosed with the condition. In 2015, more than 85 million people in Europe were living with cardiovascular diseases.
Why being deficient in vitamin C puts you at extreme risk of various diseases Monday, February 18, 2019 by: Tracey Watson Tags: badhealth , deficiency , disease prevention , Diseases , fight disease , fresh produce , fruit , immune boosters , immunity , natural remedies , Nutrient , nutrients , prevention , supplement , supplements , vegetables , vitamin C ( Natural News ) As an unusually cold winter maintains its stubborn grip on the United States we are all at increased risk of developing seasonal colds and flus. Of course, people with compromised immune systems have an even greater chance of getting sick. Over the years, studies have consistently shown that one of the greatest causes …
Canadian children still not getting enough vitamin D… cancer rates continue to climb Monday, February 18, 2019 by: Russel Davis Tags: badhealth , breast cancer , Canada , Canadians , cancer causes , children’s health , Colorectal Cancer , lung cancer , nutrients , Prostate cancer , supplements , vitamin D , vitamin deficiency ( Natural News ) Vitamin D levels among Canadian children did not show any improvement despite a 2010 revision in the country’s dietary guidelines recommending higher nutrient intake, a study revealed. As part of the study, the researchers pooled data from the Cycle 1 and Cycle 3 series of the Canadian Health Measure Survey , which were taken from …