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Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

... agent of AIDS, no effective vaccine for the disease is available." Most vaccines are based on ... vaccinated individuals from HIV transmission or disease progression. This has been demonstrated in two ... that make infected individuals resistant to disease progression or resistant to the virus by reducing ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

... condoms. It is obvious from the spread of the disease that these methods are not adequate. Existing ... people to prevent Acquired Immunodeficiency disease (AIDS), caused by the virus known as HIV-1, ... Institutes of Health (NIH), The Centers for disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and GeoVax. ...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

... guidance for schools from the [U.S.] Centers for disease Control and Prevention will help schools prepare ... R. Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention. "It's quite possible that ... R. Frieden, M.D., director, U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention; Aug. 7, 2009, CDC ...

Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy

... deaths by 73 percent by linking coronary artery disease patients and teams of pharmacists, nurses, ... maintain treatment goals are so high among heart disease patients, we wanted to find out what would happen ... advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the art care delivery and ...

Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases

... genetic variations that contribute to complex disease syndromes such as diabetes, asthma and cancer, ... said, "so we can identify the genes that underlie disease processes, understand the role of genes in determining the severity of disease and develop improved methods for diagnosing ...

Rapid Swine Flu Test Misses Many Infections

... seasonal flu than H1N1 flu, the U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention reported. Sensitivity for ... More information The U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention has more on H1N1 swine ... science, influenza division, U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta; Marc Siegel, ....

Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions

... Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the country, affecting as many as 7.5 million ... 28 percent have another chronic, inflammatory disease such as lupus, Crohn's disease or multiple sclerosis. 24 percent have high ...

ViroPharma Announces Initiation Of Non-Toxigenic Clostridium Difficile Phase 1 Program

... significantly reduce the incidence of recurrent disease for patients with CDI. The ultimate goal is to ... opportunity to not only reduce CDI recurrent disease but to also potentially prevent primary CDI in ... risk to contract the disease. Patients with this disease have GI tract conditions that are significantly ...

EHE International Supports The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

... -Window display raises awareness of a disease that affects one million Americans- NEW ... critical role in our efforts to push Parkinson's disease research forward," says Katie Hood, CEO of MJFF. ... for this devastating disease." Parkinson's disease is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder ...

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

... lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson's disease as well as in cardiovascular disease, where ... with The Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular disease and Dr. Deepak Srivastava, the institute's ... cell types, iPS cells have great potential for disease research, preclinical drug testing and cell-based ...

Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

... a study of potentially fatal food-triggered disease has uncovered a process that may contribute to ... disorders. The epidemiology of celiac disease that once was thought to be in the rage of 1 in ... 1 in 133, although not all individuals with the disease face the same set of symptoms that makes celiac ...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

... as you might imagine says the Centers for disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to the ... and house organisms that may cause illness and disease such as pneumonia, bronchitis and intestinal ... in garbage disposers that can cause illness and disease in humans. Contact: Stephanie Zuro | ...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

... of Health and Human Services, the Centers for disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood ... (PhRMA), and by Expert Advisors - Centers for disease Control and Prevention, Action for Healthy Kids, ... Education, the National Association of Chronic disease Directors, National Park Service, National ...

Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

... Whether it causes the disease or is simply a marker for obesity is unclear ,, ... and director of the Center for Metabolic disease Prevention in the School of Public Health at the ... pre-diabetes, according to the U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention. "If our initial ...

Less Aggressive Care for More Severe Heart Disease

... the treatment of people hospitalized for heart disease has produced a worrisome finding: Those who need ... hospital. "We knew that patients with prior disease have worse outcomes, higher mortality and stay in ... both physicians and people hospitalized for heart disease about all the factors that can affect treatment ...

Finding key to cancer drug Gleevec's limitations

... leukemia survive longer, but does not keep the disease from returning if treatment ends. ... to live below the drug's radar and enable the disease to recur in most cases after treatment stops, the ... five years. Yet it soon became clear that the disease almost always returns without maintenance ...

Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

... those with and without symptoms who carry the disease gene. There were 20 people in the study; 12 with ... volunteers who agreed to brain scans who had no disease and no mutations in the gene for dystonia. ... revealed that patients and non-patients with the disease gene have the same underlying functional brain ...

ViroPharma Announces Support by Advisory Committee of The Office of Generic Drugs Proposed Guidelines for Developing Generic Versions of Oral Vancomycin Hydorchloride

... treatment, the associated complications of the disease can be deadly. The incidence of the disease observed in U.S. healthcare facilities more than ... risk to contract the disease. Patients with this disease have GI tract conditions that are significantly ...

Young Vets With PTSD More Prone to Heart Risk Factors

... are also at higher risk for having cardiovascular disease risk factors, a new study suggests. While ... risk of being diagnosed with a variety of heart disease risk factors," Cohen said. Cohen and her ... their nerves." Many risk factors for heart disease are connected, she said. "If you are obese or ...

Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA

... used to fight rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease and other inflammatory disorders must now carry ... outlined the case of a woman with Crohn's disease who took a TNF blocker and then developed lung ... take these drugs should be based on the type of disease and a family history of cancer, White said. "It ...

The Scleroderma Foundation Applauds Introduction of First Bill in the Senate Promoting Research and Awareness of Scleroderma

... system. There is no known cause and no cure. The disease disproportionately impacts women and minorities. ... Direct the Centers for disease Control and Prevention to establish a scleroderma public awareness campaign highlighting disease symptoms, prevalence, related conditions, and the ...

Access to America's Orthopaedic Services Act of 2009 Introduced in the Senate

... billion. "The effects of musculoskeletal disease can be physically debilitating and very painful ... supports an education campaign on musculoskeletal disease targeting the public and health professionals and ... through a grant allocated by the Centers for disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All companies ...

Walk for Parkinson's Disease Scheduled for Saturday September 19, 2009

... Event to Raise Funds for the American Parkinson's disease Association's Iowa Chapter ... with the Iowa Chapter of the American Parkinson's disease Association (APDA) to sponsor a walk to raise ... Proceeds from the event, American Parkinson's disease Association Walking to Ease the Burden, will be ...

Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia

... associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia many years later, ... with a 66 percent higher incidence of Alzheimer's disease decades later, the researchers found. "But ... "Around a level of 200, the risk of Alzheimer's disease started to go up." For those in midlife with ...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

... and the like, the team from the U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention said. "Medication ... drug poisonings, visit the U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention . ... of Healthcare Quality Promotion, U.S. Centers for disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta; Robert Geller, ....

CVS Caremark and Inverness Medical Innovations Launch Strategic Alliance to Provide Enhanced Health Management Services to Clients

... served by CVS Caremark's Accordant Common disease management programs will be managed and have ... Alere, a leader in health services for wellness, disease management, oncology and complex case management. ... for more timely, coordinated and personalized disease management, by improving communications. For ...

Bionovo Presents Positive Results from Phase 1B Trial of Bezielle for Metastatic Breast Cancer

... who discontinued Bezielle treatment with stable disease continues to be stable for 832 days and has not ... A third patient who discontinued with stable disease was stable for 591 days before evidence of ... survival rate of women who develop metastatic disease is still only 27%. Many of these therapies cause ...

High cholesterol in midlife raises risk of late-life dementia, Kaiser Permanente study finds

... significantly increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia later in life, according to ... by 66 percent, the risk for Alzheimer's disease later in life. Even borderline cholesterol levels ... 40s puts people at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia decades later," said the ...

High Cholesterol in Midlife Raises Risk of Late-Life Dementia, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... - significantly increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia later in life, according to ... by 66 percent, the risk for Alzheimer's disease later in life. Even borderline cholesterol levels ... 40s puts people at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia decades later," said the ...

Low Birth Weight Might Raise Adult Kidney Disease Risk

... have a much greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life, according to researchers who ... 70 percent more likely to develop chronic kidney disease than those with normal birth weight. The findings ... both of the principal markers of chronic kidney disease -- protein in the urine (albuminuria) and low ...

Alzheimer's Disease is the Focus of TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium

... researchers on the topic of aging and Alzheimer's disease during the Texas Brain and Spine Institute's ... members better understand early signs of the disease and ways to reduce your risk. The Friday ... Ph.D., are specialists on aging and Alzheimer's disease who have conducted extensive research. Dr. Hyman ...

TGen-led team is 1 of 7 selected for $1 million skin-cancer grants

... Australia has the highest incidence rate of the disease in the world. The TGen-led team was one of ... risk is critical towards efforts aimed at disease prevention and early detection. "Studies of ... step towards accurately estimating individualized disease risk and ultimately ...

PET can help guide treatment decisions for a common pediatric cancer

... Accurately identifying where in the body the disease is located and whether it is spreading is ... from initially diagnosing and staging the disease to determining whether patients are responding to treatment or whether the disease has recurred," said Susan E. Sharp, M.D., ...

Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

... on improving dosing convenience and slowing disease progression. Owing to its dosing convenience, ... aim to reduce the size of the prostate and slow disease progression. Additionally, the report finds that ... face substantial reimbursement hurdles for the disease through 2018, it has the potential to establish ...

Boehringer Ingelheim to Commence Phase III Study Investigating the Role of BIBW 2992 as First-Line Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients with EGFR Mutations

... a response rate of nearly two-thirds (63%) and a disease control rate of 97% in 38 evaluable first-line ... Comparable response rates (66%) and disease control rates (97%) were observed in the ... from another study showed that BIBW 2992 improved disease symptoms and reduced the size of tumors in three ...

Scientists ID First Human With Gorilla Strain of HIV

... gorilla to human, another confirmation that the disease continues to evolve even as scientists race to ... who hunted gorillas, or she could have gotten the disease by having contact with gorilla meat. Or it could ... In the big picture, it's possible that the disease didn't pass directly from gorillas to humans, but ...

Fox Chase finds that lung cancer patients respond to erlotinib following cetuximab therapy

... It gives them one more drug to try when their disease is progressing." To find out if patients whose disease is no longer controlled by cetuximab can respond ... "It appears that some patients can enjoy durable disease control on erlotinib after progressing on ...

Fox Chase researchers identify differences in treatments and outcomes of patients with second primary lung cancers versus those with one primary lung cancer

... cancer (OPLC), are more likely to have localized disease at the time of diagnosis and are more likely to ... When diagnosed with OPLC versus SPLC, localized disease was 45% versus 60%, loco-regional disease was 35% versus 32%, and ...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

... advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease has progressed after chemotherapy, aimed at ... and 889 of which did not have progressive disease following four cycles of chemotherapy and were ... survival time of 41 to 45 percent. The disease control rate (including patients whose tumors ...

Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises

... as you took out the policy before contracting the disease your will be protected against having to cancel ... for this. What happens if you contract the disease prior to travel? If you have taken out a travel ... the claim. What happens if you contract the disease while you are overseas? Your insurance provider ...
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