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QuatRx Announces Further Positive Phase 3 Results For Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) in Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy

... for the treatment of postmenopausal vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). The Company has also successfully ... trial of 919 patients with vulvovaginal atrophy conducted at 116 sites in the United States. ... their most bothersome moderate to severe vaginal atrophy symptom - either vaginal dryness or dyspareunia ...

Study Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of Two Low-dose Regimens of PREMARIN Vaginal Cream for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vaginal Atrophy Now Published

... or night sweats, signs and symptoms of vaginal atrophy have been shown to increase over time in ... 45-80 years) with moderate-to-severe vaginal atrophy were randomized to receive PREMARIN Vaginal Cream ... vaginitis. About Vulvar and Vaginal atrophy Women produce less estrogen after ...

Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces its New Medical Advisory Council

... -- Families of Spinal Muscular atrophy has just launched a new Medical Advisory Council ... Families of SMA: Families of Spinal Muscular atrophy is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure by: ... Our vision is a world where Spinal Muscular atrophy is treatable and curable. The goal of the ...

Sirion Therapeutics Announces Positive Results From Interim Analysis of Phase II Trial and Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Fenretinide

... fenretinide for the treatment of geographic atrophy (GA) associated with age-related macular ... for fenretinide for the treatment of geographic atrophy associated with age-related macular degeneration. ... being studied in patients with geographic atrophy (GA), the most advanced form of dry age-related ...

MRI shows brain atrophy pattern that predicts Alzheimer's

... have identified a pattern of regional brain atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) ... show that some individuals with MCI have the atrophy pattern characteristic of mild Alzheimer's ... than individuals with MCI who do not show that atrophy pattern." According to the Alzheimer's ...

Molecular therapy for spinal muscular atrophy closer to clinical use

... results as a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy in cell-based models of disease, scientists have ... clinical setting. Spinal muscular atrophy is caused by the loss of survival motor ... director for Fight SMA, a private spinal muscular atrophy research foundation in Richmond, Va. "We have ...

FDA Approves Duramed's Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens-A Vaginal Cream

... With Intercourse - Symptoms of Vulvar and Vaginal atrophy Due to Menopause - Further Expands ... both of which are symptoms of vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause. It is administered ... Two of the most common symptoms of vaginal atrophy are vaginal dryness and pain with intercourse(2). ...

Vitamin B12 Key to Aging Brain

... B12 seem to be at increased risk of having brain atrophy or shrinkage, new research suggests. Brain atrophy is associated with Alzheimer's disease and ... Station campus. Other risk factors for brain atrophy include high blood pressure, diabetes and high ...

Exercise Might Slow Brain Shrinkage in Alzheimer's Patients

... that staying physically fit could slow the brain atrophy (shrinkage) associated with Alzheimer's disease. ... some common underlying process affects both brain atrophy and cardiorespiratory fitness. "This is a ... cardiorespiratory fitness affects brain atrophy related to Alzheimer's disease; the Alzheimer's ...

JCI online early table of contents: March 3, 2008

... medication. Many studies have shown that muscle atrophy is accompanied by death of the DNA-containing ... which would mean that recovery from muscle atrophy would require replenishment from muscle stem ... of mouse muscle fibers and myonuclei during atrophy to investigate this process. When mice were ...

UD researchers discover technique for repairing gene defect that causes spinal muscular atrophy

... the defective gene that causes spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). This hereditary neuromuscular disease is ... A genetic 'bandage' Spinal muscular atrophy is caused by a mutation in the SMN1 gene, which ... plans to develop a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy with help from expert consultants in the field, ...

UD researchers discover promising technique for repairing gene that causes spinal muscular atrophy

... the defective gene that causes spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). This hereditary neuromuscular disease is ... A genetic 'bandage' Spinal muscular atrophy is caused by a mutation in the SMN1 gene, which ... plans to develop a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy with help from expert consultants in the field, ...

PTC Therapeutics Announces Additional $1.6 Million Grant from the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation

... collaboration with the Spinal Muscular atrophy (SMA) Foundation. The collaboration builds on the ... About Spinal Muscular Atrophy Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic, motor neuron ... sit up and breathe. About the Spinal Muscular atrophy Foundation Founded in 2003, the Spinal ...

Duramed Launches New Indication for ENJUVIA(TM) (Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, B) at North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting

... with intercourse, symptoms of vulvar and vaginal atrophy associated with menopause. ENJUVIA(TM) is the ... women suffer from symptoms related to vaginal atrophy (1). Two of the most common symptoms of vaginal atrophy are vaginal dryness and pain with intercourse ....

JCI table of contents: Sept. 4, 2007

... fibers, whereas inactivity that results in muscle atrophy (for example inactivity induced by spinal cord ... mechanism by which tail suspension causes muscle atrophy is that it alters the function of a protein known ... inhibition of nNOS attenuated muscle atrophy in the mice. TITLE: Histone deacetylase ...

Study identifies key player in the body's immune response to chronic stress

... a significant role in immune deficiency and organ atrophy following chronic physiological stress, resulting ... die off in large numbers, leading to immune-organ atrophy and the decreased ability of the immune system to ... that indicates partly why immune system organs atrophy during prolonged physical stress. The team ...

Measuring brain atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment

... may offer a robust biological marker for change." Medial temporal lobe atrophy has been associated with increased risk for conversion of MCI to ... and early data confirm previous findings that these brain areas may atrophy early in Alzheimer's disease and can offer a clinical marker for change," ...

New Protocols Demonstrate Dramatic Improvement in Thermage Efficacy and Safety

... was deemed too painful. Additionally, some patients sustained fat atrophy and dimpling of the skin. Research discovered that the original ... to achieve better results. This is felt to have led to the reports of fat atrophy and dimpling of the skin as well as complaints of pain. A new ...

Researchers discover target that could ease spinal muscular atrophy symptoms

... COLUMBIA, Mo. There is no cure for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic disorder that causes the weakening of muscles and is the ... also is the scientific director for FightSMA, a private spinal muscular atrophy research foundation in Richmond, Va. "Because follistatin does not alter ...

New Alzheimer's predictors advance earlier detection

... 31. Each presentation is embargoed for a specific date and time. Brain atrophy and Biomarkers May Help Identify People at Risk for Alzheimer's Susan ... disease over a two-year period. In a study of 23 people, they found atrophy in areas of the brain involved in learning and memory, and significantly ...

Penn researchers gain new insights on spinal muscular atrophy

... which is the basis of the neuromuscular disease spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), is not restricted to motor nerve cells, suggesting that SMA is a ... varied from tissue to tissue. The findings suggest that spinal muscular atrophy is a general disease of splicing. "Now we know that SMA is clearly a ...

Years-Long Search Unlocks Deadly Genetic Disease

... find gene that causes neurodegenerative disorder called spinal muscular atrophy THURSDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Ann Messer knew ... give the disease a more specific name: autosomal recessive spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA is a neurodegenerative disorder occurring in children that ...

iPierian Appoints Dr. Chad Cowan and Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger to Scientific Advisory Board

... Capital Partners, MPM Capital and FinTech Global Capital. The initial focus of the company is in neurodegeneration, particularly spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson's disease as well as in cardiovascular disease, where iPierian has a collaboration with The ...

Cancer Survivors Face Tough Road Long After Treatment Ends

... apparent until months or years later, including peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain or numbness), infertility, organ dysfunction, hearing loss, muscle atrophy and cardiovascular disease. "Chemotherapy is an effective treatment because it's toxic to the cancer cells, but sometimes it does collateral ...

Menopause Is More Than A Hot Flash

... no menopausal symptoms, others suffer severe symptoms that require treatment. Vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes and night sweats) and vaginal atrophy are the most common menopausal symptoms. Although the majority of women experience "natural" or spontaneous menopause, some women may experience ...

Gold's Gym Debunks America's Most Common Fitness Myths

... #7: Muscle turns to fat if you stop lifting weights. FACT: Muscle cannot physically turn into fat, however muscles can begin to atrophy (reduce in size) after eliminating weight training from a fitness routine. In addition, metabolism will slow down and hinder the ability to burn as ...

Mayo Clinic study using structural MRI may help accurately diagnose dementia patients

... dementia patients while they are alive. The rationale is that if each neurodegenerative disorder can be associated with a unique pattern of atrophy specific on MRI, then it may be possible to differentially diagnose new patients. The study looked at 90 patients from the Mayo Clinic database who ...

Mayo Clinic Study Using Structural MRI May Help Accurately Diagnose Dementia Patients

... dementia patients while they are alive. The rationale is that if each neurodegenerative disorder can be associated with a unique pattern of atrophy specific on MRI, then it may be possible to differentially diagnose new patients. The study looked at 90 patients from the Mayo Clinic database who ...

Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life

... that, in a primate species, we're inducing a slowdown of the aging process -- showing increased survival, resistance to disease, less brain atrophy and less muscle loss. "This predicts humans would respond similarly," added Weindruch, professor of medicine at the University of ...

Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys

... are regional differences in brain mass that appear to be related to diet." Such an observation, however, is novel, according to Weindruch. "The atrophy or loss of brain mass known to occur with aging is significantly attenuated in several regions of the brain. That's a completely new observation." ...

Perceptive Informatics Enhances CNS and Oncology Medical Image Processing and Analysis Capabilities Through Alliance With Biospective

... a poster presentation regarding a medical imaging methodology developed by Perceptive Informatics, which provides a new approach to monitor brain atrophy in Alzheimer's disease and potential treatment effects with the goal of accelerating decisions about Alzheimer's compounds in development. ...

The Psychology of Frailty: An Identity Crisis Among the Elderly - Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Dr. Howard Fillit to Co-Chair Symposium

... patients, says Dr. Fillit. "Since Alzheimer's robs people of the ability to adapt psychologically, frailty becomes an insurmountable challenge - an atrophy of the future." "For the 40% of people aged 80 and above with Alzheimer's disease, these last years of frailty and decline are far more tragic. ...

Cerebrospinal fluid shows Alzheimer's disease deterioration much earlier

... able to show a relationship between the profile of biomarkers and other typical signs of the disease, such as the presence of the gene APOE e4 and atrophy of the hippocampus, which is the part of the brain cortex that controls memory. "Our discovery that an analysis of biomarkers in the cerebrospinal ...

Low T Specialist, reNEW MAN Promotes National Network of Doctors

... treat patients 2. They do not always test for estrogen conversion 3. They do not protect glands, including the pituitary gland and testicles from atrophy 4. They focus too much on prescribing medications for individual symptoms, such as depression or ED Risk of Overtreatment: The worst case ...

NYP/Weill Cornell physician-scientists present at 2009 American Transplant Congress in Boston

... their findings about the development and validation of a new gene-based urine test for the diagnosis of renal interstitial fibrous and tubular atrophy (scarring of the kidney transplant) -- the most common cause of kidney transplant failure. Before now, an invasive biopsy test was the only way to ...

7 out of 10 women too embarrassed to discuss vaginal dryness and pain with their physician

... on Menopause in London. Results from the survey show that over a third (39 percent) of post-menopausal women experience these symptoms of vaginal atrophy and 40 percent of women who have recently experienced vaginal dryness and pain said it interferes with their sex life, yet seven out of ten would not ...

Vaccine slows progression of skeletal muscle disorder

... with inclusion body myositis, a disorder that affects the elderly. The finding brings new hope for IBM patients with weakness, inflammation or atrophy of muscles in their fingers, wrists, forearms or quadriceps. There is no cure for IBM, nor is there an effective treatment, according to the National ...

NeuroFocus Appoints Dr. Michael Smith as Partner in Consulting Practice

... market launch of the first FDA-approved software product for quantitative analysis of MRIs (Magnetic Resonance Images) for the assessment of brain atrophy in patients with Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. "NeuroFocus is based upon the highest standards of neuroscience ...

UCSF, Stanford Study Reveals Neural Networks Targeted in Brain Diseases

... regions or propagating disease between network nodes," says Seeley. At this point, the scientists have shown that the diseases cause atrophy in networked regions. "We still need to determine how the diseases impact connectivity, and we don't yet know how, at the molecular level, ...

iZumi Bio and Kyoto University Form Collaboration to Advance Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology

... P. Walker, chief executive officer of iZumi. "We will initially focus on three neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, spinal muscular atrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, because these conditions currently have limited therapeutic treatments, and because scientists have demonstrated ...
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