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

... (the "Company"), developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) ... the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious diseases (NIAID). The HVTN is the largest worldwide ... license and commercialize human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) ...

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

... that some of the most common and most serious diseases that plague humans are caused not by a single ... "Complicating the situation is that most complex diseases have a large number of clinical traits such as ... it's unlikely we can unravel the root causes of diseases such as cancer, diabetes and asthma one gene and ...

Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease

... (UV) rays may trigger certain types of autoimmune diseases in women, a new study has found. "This study ... or polymositis. "Patients with autoimmune diseases make a variety of autoantibodies that are unique ... UV radiation and the development of autoimmune diseases and autoantibodies in women," Miller said in the ...

HealthYes! Provides Free Preventive Screening in Support of Round Rock Express

... for five life-threatening medical conditions and diseases including: heart disease, stroke, abdominal ... that educating the public about asymptomatic diseases such as stroke, peripheral artery disease, ... screens its clients for numerous life-threatening diseases and conditions, the presence of any one of which ...

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honors VCU physician with Maxwell Finland Award for 2010

... The National Foundation for Infectious diseases awarded the honor to Richard P. Wenzel, M.D., an ... medicine, nursing, public health and infectious diseases to network with leaders and experts of ... the standard of care for women with infectious diseases in their home countries. In many developing ...

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

... awareness and research for musculoskeletal diseases WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 ... on the incidence of childhood musculoskeletal diseases and barriers to accessing orthopaedic care for ... are among the many forms of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions that are the leading causes of ...

Professor Bruce Beutler Joins aTyr Pharma's Scientific Advisory Board

... of TNF that are used to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. aTyr ... as biotherapeutics for treatment of inflammatory diseases as quickly as possible." Professor Paul ... diseases, inflammation, cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders. www.atyrpharma.com ...

In Letter to Congress, NORD Urges Action on Healthcare Reform

... and an unacceptable option for people with rare diseases and their families, as well as the millions of ... outright denials of coverage. People with rare diseases customarily incur substantial medical expenses, ... per year. As such, for people with rare diseases -- and indeed for all Americans -- three basic ...

Pitt receives $13.4 million NIH grant to create virtual models for epidemics

... are controlling the spread of infectious diseases virtually with a $13.4 million National ... techniques. "Stopping the spread of infectious diseases remains one of the most significant public health ... prevention; tracking the evolution of infectious diseases over time; studying the impact of the seasons and ...

Sun exposure may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

... a possible UV radiation association in autoimmune diseases in women. According to Miller, women are more ... their autoantibodies. "Patients with autoimmune diseases make a variety of autoantibodies that are unique ... UV radiation and the development of autoimmune diseases and autoantibodies in women," said Miller. ...

URI awarded $13 million grant to develop vaccines for emerging infectious diseases

... vaccines that will address emerging infectious diseases such as Heptatitis C, Helicobacter pylori and ... new vaccines against a host of emerging infection diseases such as Lyme disease, which is rampant in Rhode ... of treatments and cures for immune-system diseases like HIV and tuberculosis. The Institute also ...

Many Young Adults Uninformed About Vaccines

... awareness of benefits of shots for preventable diseases needed, study shows WEDNESDAY, July ... by the National Foundation for Infectious diseases (NFID). "Over 50,000 adults die in the United States each year as the result of diseases that are potentially vaccine-preventable," Dr. ...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

... seasonal and H1N1 influenza, and foodborne diseases were presented today at a news conference at the ... by the National Foundation for Infectious diseases (NFID). "Each year we face new and reemerging infectious diseases threats," said Susan J. Rehm, M.D., NFID medical ...

Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines

... awareness of the risks of vaccine-preventable diseases and the need to keep up with vaccinations into ... by the National Foundation for Infectious diseases (NFID). "Unless all adults, and young ... National Center for Immunization and Respiratory diseases Anne Schuchat, MD. "Adult immunization saves ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Thailand Registration

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New Alzheimer's Treatment Could Be on the Horizon

... systems of people with leukemia and other serious diseases might also help ward off Alzheimer's disease, new ... used safely for more than 20 years to treat other diseases but is thought to have an indirect effect on ... to treat certain immune deficiencies, autoimmune diseases and cancers. Though researchers aren't sure of ...

Experts Support National Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections

... representing the nation's experts in infectious diseases medicine, infection prevention in healthcare ... Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the Infectious diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Council of State ... www.apic.org . The Infectious diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents more than ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Tender Order To Indonesia

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July/August 2009 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

... may do more harm than good if they focus more on diseases than on people because efforts to improve the ... number reported patient registries for multiple diseases (19 percent). They conclude that family medicine ... trial of 415 patients with one or more chronic diseases question the cost-effectiveness of peer-led ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Agreement With 2nd Largest Vaccine Manufacturer in China Yunnan Walvax Biotech Co

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Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Completes India Order

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Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body

... debates in interpreting the link between dental diseases and such systemic diseases as obesity, diabetes, and some forms of cancer. ... new light on studies that have linked dental diseases to such diverse illnesses as Alzheimer's disease ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Reasserting Multi Million Dollar IP Ownership Rights

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Buyer Beware! Know What You're Getting When You Buy Online Genetic Tests

... woman if she is the carrier of certain genetic diseases that can be passed on to a child. Working with ... the speakers said, we now understand that many diseases or characteristics are more complex than ... or requests to doctors to treat patients for diseases for which they have no symptoms and may never ...

International conference on reproductive science to be held in Pittsburgh July 18-22

... PITTSBURGH, July 7 Many of the diseases that we develop as adults likely began in our ... Pittsburgh. The concept that the stage for diseases in adulthood could be set early in fetal ... and the potential of micro RNA therapy for diseases such as diabetes and other endocrine-associated ...

Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease

... News) -- Children of mothers who have autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis ... or causes of autism. One reason autoimmune diseases might have a role in autism is genetic, Eaton ... overlap in the genetics of some of the autoimmune diseases and autism that would not be trivial," he said. ...

Researchers find possible environmental causes for Alzheimer's, diabetes

... studied the trends in mortality rates due to diseases that are associated with aging, such as diabetes, ... and preserved foods as well as fertilizers. Other diseases including HIV-AIDS, cerebrovascular disease, and ... mellitus. De la Monte comments, "All of these diseases are associated with increased insulin resistance ...

Health Care Reform and Chronic Disease

... for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic diseases are responsible for seven out of every 10 deaths ... than 1.7 million Americans every year. Chronic diseases are also the primary driver of health care costs, ... Milken Institute looked at seven common chronic diseases and found that in Maryland, the total treatment ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Clinical Trial Update on Therapeutic effects of Combined Treatment With Ribavirin And Tiazofurin

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Hormones May Affect Neurological Disease Risk

... timing of women's susceptibility to neurological diseases such as Parkinson's, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, ... cycles. The onset or exacerbation of neurological diseases are most likely to occur at these times, said ... DAT should provide insights into how neurological diseases which involve the DAT are related to ...

Stemedica Discovers Significant Breakthrough in the Use of Stem Cells and Stem Cell Factors for the Treatment of Retinal Degeneration

... epithelium. Retinal degenerations include diseases such as Retinitis Pigmentosa, which are ... in the quest to use stem cells to modulate diseases like Retinitis Pigmentosa." There is ... of RPE cells occur in many other human retinal diseases such as age related macular degeneration. It is ...

Psoriasis Cure Now Welcomes Institute of Medicine Report Urging 'Comparative Effectiveness' Research on Psoriasis, But Worries About Risk of Rationing

... the use of biologics for treating inflammatory diseases including psoriatic arthritis among its top ... very challenging for patients with these lifelong diseases to navigate their myriad treatment options, each ... treatments to people with serious but incurable diseases like psoriasis." For more information on ...

Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market to Reach $50 Billion by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts

... the global incidence and prevalence of autoimmune diseases increasing, the market for drugs used in the treatment of these diseases is expected to flourish in the near future. Key ... symptoms curbed accurate diagnosis of autoimmune diseases in the past. Symptoms of most ...

Air Traffic Patterns Predict Swine Flu Spread

... by researchers in Canada. "Infectious diseases don't respect national boundaries, and we live in ... Michael's Hospital in Toronto. "Yet, infectious diseases do follow airline flight routes. If we can ... the world, we can understand how infectious diseases are likely to spread around the world." The ...

A Pet's Bite Can Pass on MRSA

... wrote in the July issue of The Lancet Infectious diseases . Dog and cat bites account for about 1 ... pet history, and be aware that associated diseases are preventable via recognition, education, and ... U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases has more about MRSA . ...

Predicting fatal fungal infections

... a study published in The Journal of Infectious diseases , researchers from Albert Einstein College of ... organ transplantation, or for treating autoimmune diseases or cancer. Knowing which patients are most likely ... Pirofski is chief in the division of infectious diseases at Einstein. Dr. Pirofski and her colleagues ...

Nonprofit Goes RVing to Promote Pet and Human Health

... about zoonotic diseases, also known as parasitic diseases that are transmitted from pets to people, and how ... Heartworm and other common parasitic diseases were virtually non-existent in the West 50 years ago. Now, these diseases are spreading rapidly due to a changing landscape ...

IUPUI chemists develop Distributed Drug Discovery: Finding drugs for neglected diseases

... the discovery of drugs to treat neglected diseases such as tuberculosis, leprosy, leshmaniasis, ... to get involved in developing treatments for diseases that occur primarily in low income countries. The ... make a difference to individuals suffering from diseases which have been ignored," he said. The third ...

Health research agencies form global alliance to curb humanity's most fatal diseases

... non-communicable diseases: cardiovascular diseases (mainly heart disease and stroke), several ... socio-economic cost of these largely-preventable diseases is enormous and rising, potentially derailing ... reduction. The Global Alliance for Chronic diseases (Alliance) is being created to support clear ...

Better access to info and dialogue with HCPs on sexual issues for rheumatology patients

... Friday 12 June 2009: Patients with rheumatic diseases want more information and better communication ... The sexual relationships of people with rheumatic diseases can be impaired not only by physical symptoms, ... guidelines about the effects of rheumatic diseases on sexual issues, have hindered the resolution of ...
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