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New technique could save cancer patients' fertility

... sac called a follicle, to a healthy and nearly mature egg in the laboratory. When an egg is fully ... their ability to reproduce. The nearly mature follicles grown for 30 days in the laboratory had ... to freeze the immature follicles, then thaw and mature them in a culture to the point where they are ...

Study in Nature: MicroRNAs hold promise for treating diseases in blood vessels

... of VSMC from fast-proliferating stem cells to mature cells and back is largely controlled by two ... whether VSMC persist as high-growth precursors or mature into functioning muscle cells. miR-143 was found ... of myocardin, which maintains VSMC in their mature form over their high-growth form. In a mouse ...

Elder Care Expert Doctor Marion Receives Accolades from Lehman College, Mature Market Resource Center in Same Week

... won a Merit Award from the 18th Annual National mature Market Media Awards Program. A 1980 graduate ... to future graduates. The National mature Market Media Awards, presented by the mature Market Resource Center and sponsored by the ...

BELLUS Health reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2009

... at the rate of 15% per year and the notes will mature 5 years and one day from the date of issuance. ... existing convertible notes, as amended, shall not mature or be redeemable for cash prior to the date on ... acquisition. These investments were due to mature as early as August 2007, but, as a result of a ...

Deciphering the body's healing secrets

... endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) change to mature endothelial cells is an important but little ... they continue to repair and are induced to become mature cells," she explains. Publishing in Blood , ... allows the cell to differentiate to functionally mature endothelial cells." By understanding these ...

Scientists discover key factor in controlling the breakdown of bone

... migrate to the surface of the bones, where they mature and start to degrade the bone matrix. Osteoclasts ... therapies for bone-degrading diseases target mature osteoclasts," says NIAID Director Anthony S. ... that target immature osteoclast migration and mature osteoclast function to treat and prevent ...

New insights into growth factor's role in brain development

... of memories. ProBDNF is the precursor form of mature brain-derived neurotrophic growth factor (BDNF), ... them to observe when and where proBDNF and mature BDNF were being made in a mouse model. They found ... and more localized levels expressed in the more mature brain. Since the neurotrophins were discovered ...

Harnessing miRNA natural gene repressors for anticancer therapy

... of many genes, and markedly downregulated in mature T cells. Sadelain and colleagues engineered mouse ... into mice and allowed to develop into mature T cells. Expression of the genes (and therefore ... was highly expressed, but was detected in mature T cells, i.e., when miR-181a was downregulated. ...

JCI online early table of contents: Dec. 1, 2008

... of many genes, and markedly downregulated in mature T cells. Sadelain and colleagues engineered mouse ... into mice and allowed to develop into mature T cells. Expression of the genes (and therefore ... was highly expressed, but was detected in mature T cells, i.e., when miR-181a was downregulated. ...

Penn scientists show how body determines optimal amount of germ-fighting B cells

... how the body determines whether there are enough mature B-cells in the blood stream at any one time. ... receptor on B-cell surfaces is circulating, more mature B cells can be kept alive. By adding more BLyS to ... how many immature B cells are allowed to become mature B cells are relaxed. On the other hand, the body ...

New nano device detects immune system cell signaling

... chamber with naive human T-cells and then added mature dendritic cells. She was looking for evidence of ... began lighting up, demonstrating that the mature dendritic cells were releasing a chemical factor ... dendritic cells don't produce this factor but mature immunogenic dendritic cells those that have ...

Measuring and Demonstrating the Value of Quality Initiatives

... to financial results is difficult. But the more mature the quality programs, the greater an ... other findings include: -- 100 percent of mature quality organizations employ benchmarking ... more than average performers. -- 89 percent of mature quality organizations employ Kaizen -- continuous ...

Cells on path to becoming mature T-cells more flexible than commonly thought

... that juvenile cells on their way to becoming mature immune cells can develop into either T cells or ... steps that multipotent progenitor cells take to mature to T cells, says lead author Jeremiah Bell, PhD, ... is that there is a fork in the road to becoming a mature blood cell. Each MPP commits to becoming either a ...

CVS Caremark Presents at NCOA-ASA Conference on Company's Commitment to Recruiting and Retaining Mature Workers

... workforce and the importance of mature workers. Michael Ferdinandi, Senior Vice ... developed workplace solutions to retain skilled mature workers and recruit and train the next generation ... order to actively recruit employees including mature workers, and now roughly one in five employees is ...

Same process discovered to both form skeleton and protect it for life

... in the differentiation of mesenchymal cells into mature osteoblasts. The model holds that intermediates exist between stem cell and mature osteoblast and that signaling processes, ... precursors then immature osteoblasts and then mature osteoblasts. Notch signaling has different roles ...

Hooper Holmes Introduces Mature Assessment

... Hooper Holmes, Inc. (Amex: HH ) today introduced mature Assessment(sm), a proven, standard method for ... insurance policies for older applicants. mature Assessment reflects the trend of the growing ... about older applicants, and we have designed mature Assessment to meet their needs," said James ...

Don't just save her life, save her fertility

... when the woman is ready to have children and mature the follicles in a special gel made from brown ... supports its three-dimensional development. The mature eggs then would be fertilized and implanted into ... to create an embryo. Another option is freezing a mature egg. Both procedures require time and hormone ...

US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

... in June 2009 to refinance a majority of our indebtedness scheduled to mature in 2010 through 2012 evidences investor support of these objectives. In ... portion of the senior secured credit facility that is scheduled to mature in August 2010 with a new revolving credit facility maturing in August ...

Select Medical Corporation Amends its Senior Secured Credit Facility

... of their Tranche B term loans now hold Tranche B-1 term loans that mature on August 22, 2014, and holders of Tranche B term loans that did not ... of their Tranche B term loans continue to hold Tranche B term loans that mature on February 24, 2012. The applicable rate for the Tranche B-1 term loans ...

New role discovered for molecule important in development of the pancreas

... defining the developmental steps and genetic circuits that lead to mature beta cells, researchers may be able to one day mimic these developmental ... efficiency, whether from embryonic stem cells or by reprogramming other mature cell types. "The prevailing view is if we understood how the process ...

Stem Cells' "Suspended" State Preserved by Key Step, Scientists Report

... their specialized states and provide a strategy to efficiently reprogram mature cells back into the pluripotent state, an elusive step in stem cell ... their specialized states and provide a strategy to efficiently reprogram mature cells back into the pluripotent state, an elusive step in stem cell ...

Torchmark Prices Senior Notes Offering

... $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 9.25% Senior Notes that will mature in 2019. Torchmark expects the offering to close on June 30, 2009, ... in aggregate principal amount of Torchmark's 8.25% Senior Debentures that mature on August 15, 2009, and general corporate purposes. Wachovia Capital ...

Arcadia Resources Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results

... extend its credit line with Comerica Bank. This line of credit was set to mature in October 2009 but will be extended to August 2011. "The ... its two largest shareholders. The restructured notes, previously set to mature in October and December 2009, were exchanged for new promissory notes ...

Researchers gain ground in efforts to fight parasite infection

... called dafachronic acid, sends the necessary signals for the worms to mature from the stage in which they infect a host to the stage in which they ... infectious species had similar effects. "We essentially coaxed them to mature before a food source the host is available," Dr. Mangelsdorf said. ...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for First Quarter of 2009

... Isis' internal and partnered pipeline continues to mature as drugs in the pipeline advance in clinical development. ... strategy provides cash to the Company while the drugs in Isis' pipeline mature in clinical development. Isis received a $1 million ...

Stem Cell Breakthrough May Lead to MS Treatments

... then neural progenitor cells, then pre-oligodendrocytes, and finally mature oligodendrocytes, Zhang and his team identified the source of the ... toward clinical applications for MS, whether directly by injection of mature oligodendrocytes or more primitive precursor cells, because it both ...

Researchers Use Gene to End High Blood Sugar in Mice

... The gene triggers a two-step response. First, neurogenin3 goes into the mature liver cells and causes them to make small quantities of insulin, enough to ... in case of liver injury. When the liver is damaged, the stem cells form mature liver cells or bile duct cells. But neurogenin3 changes their programming ...

Leukemia stem cells have more in common with embryonic stem cells than adult stem cells

... than the more versatile HSCs. "Since LSCs may be more numerous and mature than originally proposed, the nature and generality of the hierarchical ... expressed in normal myeloid precursor cells rather than HSCs or fully mature white blood cells. The authors go on to reveal a link between activation ...

Growth Opportunities for Actemra Will Propel Roche to Sixth Position in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Market by 2012

... Recent Entrants Invest Heavily in Promotion to Capture Share in mature Market, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, ... new entrants are struggling to secure significant market share in the mature rheumatoid arthritis market. Promotional spending doubled and increased ...

Stem cells and leukemia battle for marrow microenvironment

... that leukemic cells release, they could help prevent the cells that mature to become red and white blood cells from being shut down by the cancerous ... response to the cancer by protecting the HPCs that are the source of mature immune cells. It could also maintain the patient's ability to tolerate ...

Molecular marker identifies normal stem cells as intestinal tumor source

... Stem cells are immature cells that can renew themselves and give rise to mature differentiated cells that compose the range of body tissues. In recent ... these so-called cancer stem cells arise from normal stem cells or more mature cancer cells that somehow reacquire the characteristics of stem cells. ...

Deaconess Hospital Partners With Senior Market Sales to Expand Insurance Offering for Medicare-Eligible Patients

... Market Sales will provide a more individualized Medicare solution for our mature patients." The partnership with Senior Market Sales gives ... life insurance, Medicare solutions, long-term care and annuities in the mature marketplace. With 20,000 contracted agents, SMS has established itself as ...

Late-breaking data to be presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

... or blood-forming, stem cells and have the potential to become mature red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets. Myeloproliferative ... disorders. These JAK2 and MPL defects cause the overproduction of mature malignant blood cells, but multiple lines of evidence suggest that these ...

Protein can nurture or devastate brain cells, depending on its 'friends,' researchers find

... cells never reach maturity. Researchers also removed Cdk5 from neighboring mature nerve cells and discovered that this removal resulted in the production of ... why immature cells need Cdk5/p35 and why the loss of Cdk5 in neighboring mature nerve cells stopped development. Dr. Bibb's work will focus on blocking ...

ADHD Affects Movement More in Boys Than in Girls

... It's likely because girls' brains mature earlier, study says TUESDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Girls ... but also in development of movement control, likely because girls' brains mature earlier than boys' brains," study author E. Mark Mahone, of Johns Hopkins ...

After Fits and Starts, New Hope for Psoriasis Patients

... cells, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. Normal skin cells mature and fall off the body in 28 to 30 days. A psoriatic skin cell takes just three to four days to mature and move to the surface, and, instead of falling off, the cells pile up ...

Childhood brain tumor traced to normal stem cells gone bad

... new origins for these tumors from early stem cells as well as more mature cells. Previously, scientists had assumed the tumors might only come from a single source: more mature cells which become neurons and do not have "stem" cell properties. The ...

Nuvo announces proposed amendments to outstanding convertible debentures

... in November, 2004, pay interest at a rate of 5.0% per annum, currently mature in November, 2009 and are currently convertible into common shares of Nuvo ... Debentures. "These debentures are potentially problematic in that they mature and would have to be repaid, if not converted, soon after the date by ...

New ovarian stimulation technique offers more cancer patients the chance to preserve their fertility

... group and 10 from the second group. Nearly 77% and 73% of the oocytes were mature in the respective groups, and after intracytoplasmic sperm injection ... same in both groups. This pilot study demonstrates for the first time that mature oocytes can be obtained before cancer therapy within a time frame of two ...

Red wine's resveratrol may help battle obesity

... precursors, called preadipocytes. In the body, these cells develop into mature fat cells, according to the study's lead author, Pamela Fischer-Posovszky, ... the pre-fat cells from increasing and prevented them from converting into mature fat cells. Also, resveratrol hindered fat storage. Most interesting, ...
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