Sunday, November 25, 2007

The Trouble with Medical Journals

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RICHARD SMITH

Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Author, The Trouble with Medical Journals
Former editor, British Medical Journal

November 24, 2007

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Stem cell hope for immune disease
BBC News Fri, 23 Nov 2007 4:25 AM PST
Bone marrow transplants may one day be used to treat multiple sclerosis and arthritis, research suggests.

elan losses narrow as tysabri sales grow
Forbes - NY,USA
... lower third-quarter losses thursday and a sales milestone for its key product, the multiple sclerosis treatment tysabri. for the july-september quarter, ...
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Could you be the next Marketocracy investment expert?
Times Online - UK
A third of them responded, explaining that the shares had tumbled more than 90 per cent after the company's product Tysabri, a multiple sclerosis (MS) drug, ...
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Minocycline May Have A Negative Effect In Some Neurological Conditions
New research published in the journal The Lancet Neurology has shown that the drug minocycline may have a harmful effect in people with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) according to one of the first randomised trials in people with a neurological disorder.
19 Nov 2007

Further Evidence To Link EBV Virus Infection With MS, UK
New research published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine has provided more evidence that a common human virus called Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) plays an important role in the development of MS.
19 Nov 2007

Stem cell hope for immune disease
BBC News - UK
Common immune system disorders, such as multiple sclerosis and arthritis, could one day be treatable with bone marrow transplants, research suggests. ...
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Hope for safer bone marrow transplants
By Rockefeller Medical Library(Rockefeller Medical Library)
... such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis could one day be treated with bone marrow transplants, scientists claimed yesterday. Researchers at Stanford University's institute for stem cell biology and regenerative medicine ...
NeuroInfo - http://neurolib.blogspot.com/

Helio Therapy And Your Mental Well Being
By admin
The multiple sclerosis patient studies show that people in the light of the sun areas are less dependent on multiple sclerosis. For example, the Norwegians, which is near the sea and consume seafood enriched with Vitamin E, ...
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[StemCells] Growing new immune system (MS Diabetes ) in mice (for now)
By Manoj Kumar Valluru(Manoj Kumar Valluru)
Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. The work was done on a particular group of mice that are a poor mimic for the human immune system. Still, Weissman suggested the remaining hurdles could eventually be overcome. ...
Stem Cell - http://stemcellbiology.blogspot.com/

Scientists close in on creating new immune system using stem cells
By admin
However, Irving Weissman, MD, a co-senior author of the study and director of the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine said that many aspects of the technique would need to be adapted before it can be ...
IndiBlitz.com - http://www.indiblitz.com/

Growing New Immune System Following Stem Cell Transplant In Mouse ...
By Mallows
Many aspects of the technique would need to be adapted before it can be tested in humans, said Irving Weissman, MD, a co-senior author of the study and director of the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. ...
Medical News and Health News Blog - http://www.medicalnewsblog.info

(long post, flee while you can)
Democratic Underground - Washington,DC,USA
This disease has no cure, but there are a lot of people in medical research spheres who think stem cell therapy holds great promise for either a full cure, ...
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