Nanoparticle-delivered 'suicide' genes slowed ovarian tumor growth
... tumors in mice, and researchers expect this therapy
could be tested in humans within 18 to 24 months, ... a reason to hope. We now have a potential new therapy
for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer that ... location," he said. "In other words, an effective therapy
is not effective if it cannot get to the target." ...
A crystal ball for brain cancer?
... tumor, striking 12,000 Americans a year. Despite therapy
with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, the ... patients who had undergone surgery and radiation therapy
to remove glioblastoma. Half of the patients ... ahead of time will help doctors personalize therapy
for each patient and decrease exposure to side ...
Stem cell research: From molecular physiology to therapeutic applications
... University in Beijing and is Director of Cell therapy
Center at Xuanwu Hospital. His current research ... nonhuman primate models for stem cell-based therapy
of degenerative diseases. He has developed a stem ... Zhang has written an overview of cell replacement therapy
of Parkinson's disease, which has been studied in ...
Researchers team up to provide new hope for childhood hunger
... therapeutic feeding regimen for home-based therapy
for severe childhood malnutrition.
Develop ... therapeutic feeding regimen for home-based therapy
for severe childhood malnutrition.
Deploy home-based therapy
with RUTF for severe childhood malnutrition ...
DuoCort: New chronotherapy for adrenal insufficiency
... secretion pattern of cortisol. The new DuoCort therapy
showed no absorption failure allowing it to be ... findings in the phase I study and showed the new therapy
to be well tolerated and safe. Endocrinology ... state is a highly deadly condition. Current therapy
is long outmoded, with no major drug improvements ...
Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission
... remission, children need to be on nutrition therapy
for 6-8 weeks. And in order to maintain ... medical community about the benefits of nutrition therapy
has been an uphill battle. "The acceptance of ... nutrition is as good as steroids as a first-line therapy
for Crohn's disease," he says.
The next step ...
Combined stem cell-gene therapy approach cures human genetic disease in vitro
... disease can be cured using a combination of gene therapy
and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell ... defective gene in the patients' cells using gene therapy
techniques pioneered in Verma's laboratory. They ...
"If we can demonstrate that a combined iPSgene therapy
approach works in humans, then there is no limit ...
UF makes gene therapy advance in severe genetic disorder
... months and is still healthy after receiving gene therapy
at the University of Florida putting scientists ... Cathryn Mah, Ph.D., a member of the Powell Gene therapy
Center and UF Genetics Institute, will present the findings at an American Society of Gene therapy
meeting this weekend in San Diego.
About one ...
Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue
... cardiac tissue injury by 60 percent.
also improved function of the left ventricle, the ... has lead to another health hurdle: The only therapy
available to reverse the decline in cardiac ... scarce.
Clinical trials of myocardial stem cell therapy
traditionally have relied on surgery -- infusing ...
New therapy substitutes missing protein in those with muscular dystrophy
... of Minnesota Medical School have discovered a new therapy
that shows potential to treat people with ... of the TAT-utrophin-based protein as a viable therapy
for the treatment of muscular dystrophy as well ... underway to battle muscular dystrophy with gene therapy
and stem cell treatment shows promise, but major ...
Gene therapy could expand stem cells' promise
... under the control of the clinician.
But gene therapy
has the potential to solve this problem, ... in order to ensure their safety.
"Stem cell therapy
offers enormous potential to treat and even cure ... of the biggest potential problems with stem cell therapy
is the development of tumors.
But there are ...
Old stain in a new combination
... days after the start of therapy.
is twice as effective as standard therapy
It was shown that both combination therapies ... as effective against gametocytes as the standard therapy
these parasites had almost completely ...
Georgetown University's Howard J. Federoff, M.D., Ph.D. receives Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award
... (May 4, 2009) The American Society for Neural therapy
and Repair (ASNTR), holding its 16th Annual ... research contributions in the field of neural therapy
and repair. The award is presented every year at ... university. His research interests include gene therapy
and neurodegenerative diseases such as ...
Moving gene therapy forward with mobile DNA
... Gene therapy
is the introduction of genetic material into a ... In recent years, it has been shown that gene therapy
is a promising technology to treat or even cure ...
Simulated gene therapy
If all of these barriers can be overcome, gene therapy
would be a valuable technique with profound ... not functioning properly -- or at all. Gene therapy
would provide a mechanism to replace these ... gene therapy. Some of the first attempts at gene therapy
used viruses to insert DNA into cells -- ...
Agent Orange exposure increases veterans' risk of aggressive recurrence of prostate cancer
... more meticulous scrutiny and so-called salvage therapy
quickly if their prostate cancer returns. "Not ... watch it for a while to determine if additional therapy
is needed. However in patients with Agent Orange exposure, radiation or hormone therapy
to kill remaining cells may need to be done ...
Early administration of antiretroviral therapy can improve survival
... Lancet , in the framework of the Antiretroviral therapy
Cohort Collaboration , includes information from ... prior to instatement of combined antiretroviral therapy
and 24,444 patients who were followed up from the ... of treatment. Waiting to administer the combined therapy
until CD4 levels had fallen to between 251 and ...
Gene therapy appears safe to regenerate gum tissue
... of the biggest safety concerns surrounding gene therapy
research and tissue engineering.
is an accepted, viable therapeutic concept, but ... incident highlighting the safety concerns of gene therapy
research and treatment occurred several years ago ...
Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy
... College Park, Maryland -- April 3, 2009 -- Proton therapy
has been hailed as a revolutionary cancer ... traditional X-ray photon radiotherapy. Proton therapy
is the modality of choice for treating certain ... tissue surrounding a tumor to the dosage, proton therapy
lowers the risk of secondary cancers later in ...
CSHL team develops mouse models of leukemia that predict response to chemotherapy
... to drug resistance might help doctors redesign therapy
for maximum benefit.
Researchers led by ... achieving these critical goals for human cancer therapy
by developing new mouse models for human acute ... protocols that closely mimic current AML therapy
in people, precisely recapitulate genetic ...
Potential new HIV drug may help patients not responding to treatment
... a molecule called D-1mT alongside Anti-Retroviral therapy
Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) is ... for HIV is Highly Active Anti-Retroviral therapy
(HAART), a cocktail of drugs that reduces the ... lives but with advances in Anti-Retroviral therapy
it is becoming a more chronic, manageable ....
A missing enzyme conveys major heart protection in pre-clinical work
The findings raise the possibility of a therapy
that could stimulate the growth of blood vessels ... is that this discovery someday could result in a therapy
for new blood vessel growth that could be a sort ... who are at risk for heart attacks, he said.
that can increase blood vessel growth in a person ...
Lombardi research: Monoclonal antibodies primed to become potent immune weapons against cancer
... - New research suggests that monoclonal antibody therapy
of cancer can be improved to be much more ... of the Lancet .
"We believe that antibody therapy
has the capacity to immunize people against ... immune system, but we now have evidence that the therapy
can prime an adaptive response as well. Such ...
A sticky business -- how cancer cells become more 'gloopy' as they die
... whilst they are dying as a result of Photodynamic therapy
(PDT). This cancer treatment uses light to ... design more efficient drugs for Photodynamic therapy
and other treatments.
The research is also of ... cells thanks to a newly-developed Photodynamic therapy
drug, with unusual fluorescent properties. The ...
Stem cell infusion and hyperbaric oxygen treatment improve islet function in diabetes
... "reduced insulin requirements." The combination therapy
could decrease type 2 diabetes morbidity and ... stem cell transplantation and hyperbaric oxygen therapy
as stand alone treatments. This study highlights ... benefits of using an unusual combination therapy
to treat diabetes" said Dr. Cesar V Borlongan, ...
Exercise after knee replacement critical
... Alumni Distinguished Professor of Physical therapy
at the University of Delaware, Stephanie ... be a component of your post-operative physical therapy
after a total knee replacement, but it's not the ... that intensive strength exercise as outpatient therapy
is critical to begin three to four weeks after ...
Biofeedback from the zoo
... is now being used as a type of behavioral therapy
and as a tool for assessing the efficacy of ... provide a form of biofeedback, Prof. Eilam's new therapy
may motivate patients to correct their compulsive ... cams, Prof. Eilam expects this mode of behavioral therapy
to attract interest in the U.S. "OCD is a very ...
New asthma research opposes current drug treatment, says UH prof
... less airway hyperresponsiveness on beta-blocker therapy
at the end of the trial, although some did ... journal The Lancet that the use of beta-blocker therapy
for asthma warrants serious, but careful, ... asthma," Garner said. "We believe that our oral therapy
has the potential to be a significant product for ...
Gene therapy demonstrates benefit in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
... reported the first clinical evidence that gene therapy
reduces symptoms in patients with rheumatoid ... in the February issue of the journal Human Gene therapy
the findings stem from a study of two patients ... such as cystic fibrosis and hemophilia, gene therapy
involves implanting a normal gene to compensate ...
Researchers engineer pancreatic cell transplants to evade immune response
At present, cell transplantation therapy
is limited because transplant recipients are ... in mice, described in the online version of Gene therapy
, could pave the way for routine use of cell transplants as a therapy
for type 1 diabetes in humans.
Type 1 ...
Mayo Clinic research on tamoxifen leads to recommendation for CYP2D6 gene test
... findings will be presented today at the Cancer therapy
& Research Center-American Association for Cancer ... (ER+) breast cancer and as a therapy
to stop ER+ breast cancer from coming back, is a ... patients being considered for tamoxifen therapy
should be tested for CYP2D6 before beginning ...
UC Davis researchers exploring gene therapy to fight AIDS
... provides a pathway to success, and gene therapy
offers real hope as a cure for AIDS."
Last ... said Bauer, who worked on clinical HIV gene therapy
trials at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles before ... of HIV infection."
For IPS-based anti-HIV gene therapy
to become reality, UC Davis researchers must ...
Gene therapy corrects sickle cell disease in laboratory study
... the scientists caution that applying the gene therapy
to humans presents significant technical obstacles, they believe that the new therapy
will become an important treatment for the ... advanced, online issue of the journal Molecular therapy
, the researchers used a strain of mouse with ...
Inherited genetic cause, possible treatment found for complex lung disorder
... also points to the possibility of an inhaled therapy
to overcome a chain of molecular events that lead ... collapsing
Finding an effective, non-invasive therapy
would dramatically improve quality of life for ... possibility of bone marrow transplant and gene therapy
as other alternatives. The multi-institutional ...
Medicare coding for maggots and maggot therapy
... 5, dated November 19, 2004, included maggot therapy
as a type of debridement . . . . The supply of ... to improve medical record documentation of maggot therapy
and requests for reimbursement. In April, BTER ... and Medicare subcontractors for their maggot therapy
expenses. Medicare officials were quite ...
Stroke patients soon may have fun, high-tech tool
... fun so patients will actually do their physical therapy
exercises," said Eileen Smith, associate director ... her exercises. Then it won't just be a physical therapy
session; it will be family time. It will help ... VRMC plans to introduce the program to physical therapy
clinics. Eventually, Mark Wiederhold, VRMC's ...
Innovations in Pediatric Medicine International Conference brings together pediatrics experts
... research, genetic findings and stem cell therapy
Key topics include discoveries ... congenital and primary immunodeficiencies; gene therapy
in children; and the genetic basis for common ... Malades, Paris, France, will discuss gene therapy
for inherited disorders based on research on the ...
Scientist clears hurdles for muscular dystrophy therapy
... years, scientists have studied the use of gene therapy
as a possible way to correct the muscle ... challenged researchers looking for an effective therapy
In recent studies, published in Molecular therapy
and Human Gene Therapy, a team of University ...
New cardiology research presented at CHEST 2008
TADALAFIL PROVES EFFECTIVE therapy
FOR PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
(Tuesday, October ... drug, tadalafil, may be an effective adjunct therapy
for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension ... orally once daily as monotherapy or as add-on therapy
to bosentan. Compared with placebo, tadalafil, 40 ...
New test promises quicker, more accurate evaluation for cystic fibrosis patients
... measures cystic fibrosis patients' response to therapy
than current tests. The test, a measure of ... therapy. The severe exacerbation and antibiotic therapy
served as a condensed model of illness and response to therapy; in these cases antibiotic therapy
is usually successful, and patients' clinical ...