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  • Tumour Necrosis Factor.


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  • How did it become a blockbuster even though such drugs which include Remicade, Enbrel and Cimzia and are called TNF blockers are linked to TB, rare cancers and lethal infections like histoplasmosis?

    Martha Rosenberg: Blockbuster Drug Causes Cancer, TB and Lethal Infections

  • Janes and colleagues altered the cells to express or make the cancer-killing protein called TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand or TRAIL.

    Genetically Engineered Stem Cells Target Cancer Cells | Impact Lab

  • In the study, researchers measured levels of a chemical called TNF-alpha in 275 people with Alzheimer's.

    Do coughs and colds make Alzheimer's worse?

  • The four drugs are part of a class of treatments known as TNF blockers.

    Tougher Warnings Ordered on Four Drugs

  • Similarly, Amy Ferketich at Ohio State University tested the blood of depressed versus nondepressed heart-failure patients -- and found the depressed had nearly twice the levels of an inflammatory compound called TNF-alpha.

    The Good Heart

  • So, inflammation is definitely the problem and one particular protein called TNF, tumor necrosis factor, is the real culprit.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • To do it, he'll be clad in a shoe called the TNF Sentinel BOA that features a proprietary tightening system free of pesky laces.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The injectable drug, part of a class of anti-inflammatory drugs known as TNF blockers, had sales of $226 million last year.

  • September 28th, 2009 WASHINGTON - An inflammatory molecule called TNF-a may contribute to delayed bone fracture healing in diabetics, according to a study.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The target for VT-346 is the inflammatory cytokine TNF, which is also the target for several biological therapies whose annual sales are expected to top $20 billion in 2010, making anti-TNF therapies the most commercially successful single-target group of biological therapies.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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