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Traditional Risk Factors Often Miss Heart Disease Warning Signs

... in Younger Individuals with a Family History of premature Coronary Heart Disease and Low Framingham Risk ... (average age of 47) with a family history of premature coronary heart disease (CHD) and who had a low ... risk in individuals with a family history of premature CHD, and screening for emerging cardiovascular ...

Insmed and Premacure Cite Study Results Demonstrating Potential Effectiveness of IPLEX(TM) in Preventing Blindness in Premature Infants

... prevention of complications in neonates due to premature birth, today noted the presentation of clinical ... into the normal range in significantly premature infants. Premacure is developing IPLEX(TM) as a ... neural, vascular and metabolic development in premature infants," said Ann Hellstrom, Professor ...

The NCIIA Recognizes Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Innovations

... breakthrough discoveries for nerve injuries, premature babies and the delivery of local anesthetic ... monitors the abdominal breathing movements of premature infants and sounds an alarm when the infant stops ... and reducing apnea-related deaths among premature infants in the developing world. The third ...

JCI table of contents: April 22, 2008

... production of sex hormones and can cause either premature or delayed puberty as well as infertility. New ... this caused increased levels of testosterone and premature sexual development. In female mice this caused increased levels of estrogen, premature sexual development, and increased fertility. ...

Plethora and Paul Capital Healthcare sign a $25 million revenue interest financing agreement with an option for an additional $3 million equity investment

... development stage product for the treatment of premature ejaculation) in the USA, subject to ... III clinical development for the treatment of premature ejaculation and erectile ... gynaecological pain, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. In January 2006, Plethora ...

Synchrotron radiation illuminates how babies' protective bubble bursts

... to study one of the most common causes of premature birth and prenatal mortality. The findings are ... labour this is when the mothers waters burst; if premature rupture occurs it can result in death or mental retardation of the child. Currently premature birth is increasing and 40% are attributed to the ...

PTC Therapeutics Receives $2.6 Million in Government Grants

... of nonsense mutation genetic disorders. Nonsense mutations create a premature stop signal in the mRNA causing the ribosome to terminate translation ... to allow the ribosome to continue translation of the mRNA, overriding the premature stop signal and leading to the formation of a functioning protein. ...

Martek Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... the effects of providing a higher than usual level of DHA to 657 very premature infants (33 weeks or less) during the early weeks of life in order to ... a term infant. The results of a preplanned analysis by gender found that premature girls on the high DHA diet scored five points higher on the Bayley Mental ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces Fiscal 2008 Year End and Fourth Quarter Results

... Implant Maintains Profound Suppression of Hormones in Children with premature Onset Puberty -- Completion of Enrollment in Phase III Trial of ... indicated for the treatment of central precocious puberty (CPP), the premature onset of puberty in children. It utilizes the hydron implant technology ...

Concentric Named Professional Agency of Record for Discovery Labs' SURFAXIN(R)

... that the agency's in-depth knowledge of neonatology and acute RDS in premature infants also played a significant part in the decision. The full-service ... across the continuum of respiratory diseases, initially focusing on RDS in premature infants. About Concentric Concentric Pharma Advertising, an ...

Martek Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... the effect of enriching human milk with DHA and ARA to be fed to premature infants. In this randomized, double-blind, placebo- controlled study, 141 premature infants received either an added 32mg of DHA plus 31mg ARA or ...

Two Year Study Confirms SUPPRELIN(R) LA Implant Maintains Profound Suppression of Hormones in Children With Premature Onset Puberty

... About Central Precocious Puberty Central precocious puberty (CPP) is the premature development of secondary sex characteristics that normally occur during puberty. In females, premature development is usually defined as earlier than 8 years of age, and in ...

Cornerstone Therapeutics Announces Closing of Chiesi Transaction

... Curosurf(R) product, the world-leading treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for Respiratory Distress Syndrome in premature infants, and $15.5 million in cash. Cornerstone also received first right of offer on all new products and technology Chiesi intends to market in ...

First genetically engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

... US, Japan and Canada, will be trialled in humans from early next year. Malaria kills more than one million people each year and destroys through premature death and disability the equivalent of at least 35 million years of healthy, productive human life every year. Professor Alan Cowman, head of the ...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Sale of Additional Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers

... time, programmable treatment protocols and more. As an added safety feature, ETC's chambers feature a full manual override system to avoid premature termination of treatment protocol as a result of power outages. ETC's Biomedical Division has been providing state of the art chambers for ...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Additional Hyperbaric Monoplace Chamber Sale to St. John Wound Center

... time, programmable treatment protocols and more. As an added safety feature, ETC's chambers feature a full manual override system to avoid premature termination of treatment protocol as a result of power outages. Gene Davis, President of ETC's BioMedical Division, commented, "Placement of the ...

AEterna Zentaris Discloses Preliminary Phase 2 Trial Results for Perifosine in Combination with Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... Marcel Verheij, M.D., Ph.D., lead investigator, "The neutral outcome of this study is related to the unexpectedly high number of distant failures and premature discontinuations for other reasons, which heavily compromised the power of the study to show any effect on the local control rate at one year." ...

Quest Diagnostics to Present Genomic Studies Related to New Testing Techniques for Leukemia and Prostate Cancer at 2009 ASCO Meeting

... that "confer significant drug resistance" to imatinib therapy by expressing a truncated BCR-ABL1. Abstract title: "BCR-ABL1 truncation due to premature translation termination as a mechanism of resistance to kinase inhibitors." (Abstract No: 7028) Link to ASCO abstract: ...

The Chiesi Group Lands in the United States

... to take over the rights to market Curosurf in the U.S. market; Curosurf is the world's leading drug for treating respiratory distress syndrome in premature babies. The contract signed with Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc.(NASDAQ CM: CRTX) calls for acquiring control over the Cary (North Carolina) ...

Amorcyte Reports Phase I Results of AMR-001 to Improve Recovery From Severe Heart Attack at ACC Annual Scientific Session

... 160,000 AMIs are severe enough to cause ventricular remodeling leading to further tissue damage over time and downstream adverse events including premature death, recurrent myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, significant arrhythmias and acute coronary syndrome. Amorcyte's therapy aims to ...

UB engineers prove that carbon nanotubes are superior to metals for electronics

... truths: higher current density induces electromigration and thermomigration, phenomena that damage metal conductors and produce heat, which leads to premature failure of devices. But University at Buffalo researchers who study electronics packaging recently made a pleasant discovery: that's not the case ...

Bavarian Nordic's Case Against Oxford BioMedica

... under the agreement between them for the development and commercialization of TroVax(R). Oxford BioMedica argues that the law suit is premature because TroVax(R) is still being evaluated in clinical trials. In Bavarian Nordic's patent infringement suit against Oxford BioMedica, in the ...

Soliris(R) Reduced Measures of Thrombosis and Inflammation, and Decreased Indicators of Pulmonary Hypertension, in Studies of Patients with PNH

... clinical thrombosis, exhibit a high risk for blood clotting, and provides hope for patients and physicians, since thrombosis is the leading cause of premature death in PNH and the most feared complication of the disease." Pulmonary Hypertension Research titled "Eculizumab Reduces Pulmonary ...

Cutting the cord to determine babies' health risk from toxic exposure

... is known to contain more than 4,000 chemicals, potentially affecting the health of a newborn baby on multiple levels, including low birth weight, premature delivery and small size for gestational age. The exact cause of these health effects continues to be the subject of investigation. "Unfortunately, ...

AEterna Zentaris Closes Sale of Cetrotide(R) Royalty Stream for $52.5 Million to Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners

... first luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) antagonist treatment approved for in vitro fertilization. It is administered to women to prevent premature ovulation in order to increase fertility success rate. Developed in cooperation with Medicine Nobel-Prize winner, Professor Andrew Schally of ...

AEterna Zentaris Agrees to Sell Cetrotide(R) Royalty Stream for $52.5 Million to Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners

... first luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) antagonist treatment approved for in vitro fertilization. It is administered to women to prevent premature ovulation in order to increase fertility success rate. Developed in cooperation with Medicine Nobel-Prize winner, Professor Andrew Schally of ...

EMD Serono Launches Landmark Patient Registry for Egg Freezing

... This is one of the few viable options for these women, who require chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy treatments that may cause infertility and premature ovarian failure depending on their cancer diagnosis. Lindsay Nohr Beck is a cancer survivor who used oocyte cryopreservation before starting ...

Insmed Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter and Nine-Months Ended September 30, 2008

... clinical study results with Premacure demonstrating IPLEX(TM) increased serum IGF-I levels into the normal range in significantly premature infants. Premacure is developing IPLEX(TM) as a potential treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity ("ROP") via a Material Transfer ...

STC.UNM Signs License Option Agreement With GeneThera for E. coli O157:H7 Vaccine

... A recent study estimated the annual cost of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses to be $405 million (in 2003 dollars), which included $370 million for premature deaths, $30 million for medical care, and $5 million for lost productivity." Dr. Milici went on to say that "the CDC has estimated that 85% of ...

Lilly Reports Solid Second-Quarter Results

... closing of the transaction in 2008, Lilly expects to incur a one-time charge to earnings for acquired in-process research and development, but it is premature to estimate what that charge will be. -- The company entered into a licensing and development agreement with TransPharma Medical Ltd. related to ...

Lilly to Acquire SGX Pharmaceuticals

... Upon the closing of the transaction, Lilly will incur a one-time charge to earnings for acquired in-process research and development, but it is premature to estimate what that charge will be. SGX Conference Call and Webcast Today SGX will hold a conference call at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time today, ...

SpectraCell Laboratories Now Measures Vitamin C

... to other, more esoteric conditions such as fatigue, wound healing and general immunity. It is also a potent antioxidant that helps protect against premature aging. "For years, our clients have requested that we add Vitamin C, but adding a nutrient to our panel is not a simple task. In many cases, ...

Indevus Receives Approvable Letter from FDA for NEBIDO(R)

... in VANTAS. About SUPPRELIN LA SUPPRELIN(R) LA is a subcutaneous implant indicated for the treatment of central precocious puberty (CPP), the premature onset of puberty in children. It utilizes the HYDRON(R) Polymer Technology and is specifically designed to provide a continuous release over 12 ...

March of Dimes Awards $250,000 Prize to Leaders in Understanding Embryonic Development

... nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies(SM), the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com or nacersano.org. ...

Leading Geneticist Francis Collins Named First Recipient of the Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve University

... for cystic fibrosis, neurofibromatosis, Huntington's disease, adult onset diabetes and Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, a dramatic form of premature aging. Collins led the multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional Human Genome Project, an international effort to map and sequence the three ...

Historic Breakthrough in Fighting Children's Batten Disease as China Stem Cells Give New Lease on Life to 6 Year Old California Boy

... in children called "Batten Disease". Due to a missing gene, the disease causes sudden, rapid degeneration of the nervous system and always ends in premature fatality, often between the ages of 6 and 12. After undergoing Tiantan Puhua's comprehensive stem cell therapy program in Beijing, Blake's family is ...

Georgia Reproductive Specialists is First in Southeast to Offer Pioneering Test of Women's Biological Clock

... its inception in 1993, the company has assisted more than 45,000 patients by performing over 100,000 diagnostic tests for recurrent pregnancy loss, premature ovarian failure, male infertility, and unexplained infertility. Repromedix is a portfolio company of Brook Venture Partners, Ironwood Capital ...

Carbon offset warning from international team of scientists

... are currently planning larger-scale iron releases to generate the sale of carbon credits. The joint letter concludes: This group feels it is premature to sell carbon offsets from the first generation of commercial-scale OIF experiments unless there is better demonstration that OIF effectively ...

Genzyme and Isis Announce Strategic Alliance Including Exclusive Worldwide License of Mipomersen

... LDL-cholesterol due to a genetic disorder which prevents proper metabolism of LDL-cholesterol. These patients experience a markedly increased risk of premature cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and CVD-related death. Familial hypercholesterolemia can be present in two forms: homozygous (hoFH), where the same ...

Genzyme Study of Myozyme(R) for Late-Onset Pompe Patients Meets Co-Primary Efficacy Endpoints

... first year of life. When symptoms appear during childhood, adolescence or adulthood, patients may experience steadily progressive debilitation and premature mortality due to respiratory failure. They often require mechanical ventilation to assist with breathing and wheelchairs to assist with mobility. ...
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