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Biotechnology Company Provided Advance Warning of Mexican H1N1 "Swine Flu" Virus Outbreak

... development of synthetic vaccines to prevent or slow future epidemics. A synthetic H1N1 Replikins ... development of synthetic vaccines to prevent or slow future epidemics. Replikins, Ltd. published ... development of synthetic vaccines to prevent or slow future epidemics. The original release can be ...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Reports Positive Final Results of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

... significantly and dose-dependently increased slow wave sleep and decreased the duration of wake ... such as increased total sleep time and slow wave sleep are associated with reports of ... ITI-007 experienced dose-dependent increases in slow wave sleep (SWS) and dramatic decreases in wake ...

Engineers tune a nanoscale grating structure to trap and release a variety of light waves

... with optimal efficiency, engineers must learn to slow or stop light waves across the various regions of ... Previous researchers, Gan says, had been able "to slow down one single wavelength within a narrow ... team "suggest that one day we might be able to slow down light long enough to store it as a 'rainbow' ...

Cardium Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance of InnerCool's RapidBlue(TM) Endovascular System

... peripheral temperature probes which are generally slow to respond to changes in core body temperature. ... peripheral temperature probes which are generally slow in responding to core temperature changes. The ... or other patient temperature probes which can be slow to react to changes in core body temperature, and ...

Using a grating with a grade, engineers trap a rainbow

... developing a relatively simple structure that can slow down or even stop light waves over a wide portion ... researchers have reported the ability to slow down one single wavelength at one narrow ... developing graded grating structures to trap and slow light waves. "The other researcher was ...

Stopping atoms

... per hour, physicists have long sought a way to slow them down to a few kilometres per hour to trap ... of Texas at Austin, US, have found a way to slow down, stop and explore a much wider range of ... designed and used an 18-coil device to slow a supersonic beam of metastable neon atoms, the ...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

... (DALYs), along with the impact of interventions that can reduce risk or slow progression. Projecting the future burden of AD is important for ... the potential impact of interventions that may reduce disease risk or slow disease progression. "This kind of work is important and we ...

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

... in later stages of the disease, and there is currently no means to slow the disease's progressive course. In most cases, the cause of ... clinical trials in patients to test whether specific antioxidants slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. High doses of heavy metals such as ...

Results From Neurotech's NT-501 Phase 2 Retinitis Pigmentosa Studies Demonstrate Consistent Biological Effect on Photoreceptors

... was observed in either study for these functions, possibly due to the slow progression of the disease. RP patients in general have a gradual ... for the RP studies. "However, the progression of this disease is slow and we have not seen a visual benefit in the treated eye relative to the ...

New Survey Reveals Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations

... and only half of the patients who are diagnosed receive treatment that can slow the progression of AD symptoms. Alzheimer's disease gradually ... there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, there are treatments to help slow the progression of the symptoms of the disease. About Eisai ...

Biotechnology Company, Replikins Ltd., Provided Advance Warning of Mexican H1N1 'Swine Flu' Virus Outbreak

... systems, but also to the development of synthetic vaccines to prevent or slow future epidemics. A synthetic H1N1 Replikins Vaccine is available for ... systems, but also to the development of synthetic vaccines to prevent or slow future epidemics. The original release can be found at ...

Oregon theory may help design tomorrow's sustainable polymer

... as they begin to form a glass under processing -- explaining why molecules slow and freeze into disorganized structures rather than ordering into a ... Research Fund. "You don't see slowing one molecule alternating between slow and fast motion. Only if you treat the dynamics of a group of molecules ...

Convey Computer™ Corporation Announces First Customer: University of California, San Diego at SC08 Conference

... Prior to the HC-1, such computationally intense searches were simply too slow to be feasible on a large scale. "Current methods are slow and generally computationally prohibitive, taking up too much time and ...

New research expected to improve laser devices and make photovoltaics more efficient

... Cooling in Colloidal Quantum Dots," published Nov. 7 in Science . The slow cooling of electrons in nanocrystals could lead to better, more efficient ... first theorized in 1990, but no one has been able to observe this effect. slow electron cooling in nanocrystals occurs because forcing the electrons into ...

Stem Cell Sciences Enters into Services Agreement with Huntingdon's Disease Research Group, CHDI Foundation Inc.

... gene. There is currently no way to delay the onset of symptoms or slow the progression of Huntington's disease. About CHDI Foundation, Inc. ... with a mission to rapidly discover and develop drugs that delay or slow Huntington's disease. CHDI supports an international network of research ...

Abbott and AstraZeneca Expand Relationship to Include Co-Promotion of CRESTOR(R)

... mixed dyslipidemia and isolated hypertriglyceridemia, and to slow the progression of atherosclerosis in adult patients as part of a ... adult patients with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia, and to slow the progression of atherosclerosis in adult patients as part of a ...

Advanced Bionics Reaches Resolution With FDA, Settles Financial Suit

... called a feedthru, contained a hidden weakness that allowed a very slow leak of water molecules into the implanted devices containing this ... to be impossible. After an extended period of one year or more, the slow leakage led to device failures, a product recall, and a termination of the ...

Cardium Announces InnerCool's New RapidBlue(TM) System Obtains CE Mark for Commercial Sale in Europe and UL certification

... eliminating the use of peripheral temperature probes which are generally slow to respond to changes in core body temperature. The Company also ... the need to place bladder or other patient temperature probes which can be slow to react to changes in core body temperature, and may be uncomfortable to ...

Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Receives Notice of Allowance and Completes Grant Requirements for Pivotal European Patent Related to Passive Immunization of Alzheimer's Disease

... antibody (passive immunization). Both approaches have the potential to slow or arrest disease progression provided that key safety issues are ... symptoms of the disease, but there are no drugs on the market today that slow or arrest the progression of the disease. These symptomatic drugs are ...

Avicena's HD-02 to Proceed to NIH Sponsored Phase III Huntington's Disease Trial

... and the Huntington Study Group will evaluate the ability of HD-02 to slow functional decline in Huntington's disease patients as measured by the ... Dr. Steven Hersch. "This Phase III study will evaluate whether HD-02 can slow the progression of Huntington's disease, and pending positive results, may ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).

... osteoporosis. In the last 15 years, scientists have focused on drugs that slow bone loss; the most well known of these are part of a group called ... These could work in concert with bisphosphonates or other medications that slow bone loss to re-create the balance necessary for the growth of healthy ...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

... Services segment, two of which are prior PDI customers and two of which are new. These additional client engagements, coming during what has been a slow period in the industry, and given the strategic shift in how big pharmaceutical companies are approaching outsourced sales, speaks positively about ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Provides Clinical Studies Update

... antibody response against the natural form of the virus envelope glycoprotein as well as protective T cells. "Vaccine trials can be a slow process," said Harriet Robinson, Ph.D., developer of the vaccine and Senior V.P. of Research and Development. "The therapeutic trials should move ...

ERT Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... economic environment and uncertainty in pharmaceutical sponsors' spending, especially Thorough QT trials. However, despite what is historically a slow summer period, we are seeing higher levels of new business development activity. We believe the fundamentals of our industry remain strong and that ...

Global One Consulting Announces Exclusive Contract to Expand Saigene Biotech, Inc. Sales in Emerging Markets

... to wider adoption of assay technology to safeguard waterways from invasive harmful algae blooms. The high cost, complicated sample preparation, and slow pace of legacy monitoring systems have been impediments to achieving reliable results in the early detection of harmful algae blooms," said Tom ...

Looking Older Than You Are May Have Little to Do With Wrinkles

... prevention. The worse it gets, the worse it gets, is how she phrased the dilemma. "By correcting early with smaller volume treatments, you can slow the aging process and allay the need for major procedures later on. It really is a 'worse begets worse' scenario because once the skin begins to lose ...

EnVivo Pharmaceuticals Announces Reversal of Cognitive Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease Transgenic Mouse Model With Gamma-Secretase Modulator

... the total amount of AB. As EVP-0962 does not affect other gamma secretase substrates required for normal function, such as Notch, it is predicted to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease by reducing the disease-associated toxic AB42 species and to display an intrinsically superior safety profile ...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

... important biological compounds that remain virtually untouched by computational research. As a result, it is currently one of the most painfully slow processes, it is a real bottleneck that we have now removed," said Pavel Pevzner, a computer science professor at UC San Diego's Jacobs School of ...

OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) Specialty Pharmacy Passes $15 Million Milestone in Patient Financial Assistance

... of his disease. Reeder's physicians began treating him with Nexavar , an oral multiple kinase inhibitor that has been shown to significantly slow the spread of advanced kidney cancer in a majority of patients. By filling his prescription through OncologyRx Care Advantage, Reeder was eligible to ...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

... to six-high. Targeted containers must then be moved to an inspection facility where their contents are scanned using sensitive equipment. This is a slow process that involves sophisticated tools and specialized training that only support limited throughput. Consequently, there would be major delays ...

Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th

... www.mlb.com/4als About ALS TDI The mission of the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) is to develop effective therapeutics that slow or stop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease), as soon as possible. Focused on meeting this urgent unmet medical need, ALS TDI ...

Celsis Outlines the Top Five Advantages of Cryo-plateable Hepatocytes

... drugs to market, time and predictability throughout the R&D process are essential. Even in the early pre-clinical phase, any unpredictability may slow the testing of early investigational compounds by causing scheduling delays that cost the manufacturer lost time and money. In many cases, freshly ...

Three Rivers Announces Positive Results from Phase 3 DIRECT Trial of Once-Daily INFERGEN(R) with Ribavirin in Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Failures

... 81.3% and 63.6% of patients achieving viral negativity at Week 12 went on to have an SVR in the 9 mcg and 15 mcg arms, respectively. In addition, slow responders achieved SVR rates of 11.7% and 35.4% in the 9 mcg and 15 mcg arms. Regardless of treatment dose used, attaining viral negativity at Week ...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Presents Additional NB-302 Contrave(R) Data at American Diabetes Association (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions

... by reducing appetite, increasing metabolism and allowing the body to continue losing weight by offsetting its natural tendency to fight back and slow down the weight loss process. About Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the ...

Mach One Corporation Developing a Nasal, Hand Carried Product as Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

... in the nasal membrane. This gives a mechanical barrier to protect the person until their own immune system can build-up protection. This should slow the frequency of the virus in the environment." Dr. Nash continued, "When blockage of the attachment of the virus is the objective, the ...

Vaxart Begins Animal Testing of H1N1 Flu Vaccine Candidate

... as first-line medical personnel," said Sean Tucker, Ph.D., Vaxart vice president of research. Currently, pandemic flu vaccines are prepared by a slow and inefficient process that requires about six months before the first large amounts of vaccine are available. This process depends on creating an ...

Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452

... or delays in the development, testing, regulatory approvals for trial commencement, progression or production of Cytokinetics' compounds that could slow or prevent clinical development or product approval, and including risks that current and past results of clinical trials or preclinical studies may ...

Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States

... visit www.mlb.com . About ALS TDI The mission of the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) is to develop effective therapeutics that slow or stop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease), as soon as possible. Focused on meeting this urgent unmet medical need, ALS TDI ...

ROCK STARS OF SCIENCE: Prana's Co-Founding Scientist, Rudy Tanzi Teams up with Star-Powered Cast in GQ Photoshoot

... unexpected adverse side effects or inadequate therapeutic efficacy of the Company's drug compounds, including, but not limited to, PBT2, that could slow or prevent products coming to market, the uncertainty of patent protection for the Company's intellectual property or trade secrets, including, but ...

BioMS Medical Announces First quarter 2009 results

... President and CEO of BioMS Medical. "We have demonstrated in previous trials that dirucotide has shown to be well tolerated and has the capacity to slow the progression of disease in certain genetically pre-disposed MS patients. If our pivotal trials confirm these results, we believe dirucotide could ...
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