biological response modifiers


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biological response modifiers,

n.pl substances such as phytochemicals and fibers that modulate mech-anisms related to the development of disease, such as hormonal changes, immune function, inflammatory activity, oxidative stress, and home-ostasis. Also called
BRMs.
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Current treatment of RA includes the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, oral disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs such as methotrexate, and injectable biological response modifiers that target selected mediators implicated in the pathogenesis of RA.
The titles of their PhD research were 'Characterization of shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) against dieback disease in various ecological zones of Punjab,' 'Evaluation of sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum) bio-molecules as biological response modifiers and their immunotherapeutic effects against coccidiosis in chicken,' 'Occurrence, toxicity and prevention
Flavonoids may modify allergens and carcinogens, and in this way, they may be biological response modifiers.
In 2003, the agency convened its Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee to discuss the current clinical data, safety and effectiveness issues surrounding placental/umbilical cord blood transplantation, and possible quality measures.
Originally heralded as major breakthroughs in oncology treatment, the biological response modifiers have not routinely demonstrated clinical efficacy in difficult-to-treat tumors.
A few years ago, many in the asthma research community were convinced that asthma care was poised for the same kind of advances that have occurred in rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis with the introduction of the biological response modifiers.
this time as a member of the FDA's Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee.
He testified before the FDA and was one of only two patients ever to have voting privileges on an FDA panel, the Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee.
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Drug Category: Biological Response Modifiers for Rheumatoid Arthritis
What Are Your Impressions of Investigational Wound Treatments Such as Biological Response Modifiers and Electrostimulation?
Speaking before the FDA's Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee in Rockville, Md.

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