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Tweaking Hormones Might Ease Chronic Stress

... one of the body's major control systems. The HPA axis uses hormone feedback regulatory loops to help ... of Alberta, Edmonton, say that when the HPA axis is pushed far from its natural homeostatic rest ... unable to fully recover. When that happens, HPA axis dysfunction may become permanent, according to ...

Avidas(TM) Pharmaceuticals and LaRon(TM) Pharma Inc. Announce Co-Promotion Agreement

... has produced reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, and ... an occlusive dressing should be evaluated periodically for evidence of HPA axis suppression by using the urinary free cortisol and ACTH stimulation tests. ...

University of Ottawa Heart Institute is North America's First Clinical Site for Ultra-sophisticated X-Ray

... of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has installed North America's first dual axis rotational cardiac X-ray for clinical use, allowing physicians to more ... of cardiac catheterization facilities in the world to employ the dual axis rotational X-ray. "Patients at the Heart Institute continue to benefit ...

Avidas(TM) Pharmaceuticals Introduces Scalacort(TM) DK Which Offers Three Scalp Solutions in One Patient Convenience Kit

... has produced reversible hypothalamic-pituitary- adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, and ... an occlusive dressing should be evaluated periodically for evidence of HPA axis suppression by using the urinary free cortisol and ACTH stimulation tests. ...

Triax Pharmaceuticals, Providers of the No. 1 Prescribed Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Brand, Introduce a New Size of Locoid Lotion 0.1%

... nationwide in a 2 fl. oz. or a 4 fl. oz. bottle. Reversible HPA axis suppression may occur with the potential for corticosteroid insufficiency. Consider periodic evaluations for HPA axis suppression if applied to large surface areas or used under occlusion. ...

Triax Pharmaceuticals, Providers of the No. 1 Prescribed Mid-Potentcy Corticosteroid Brand, Introduce a New Size of Locoid Lotion 0.1%

... nationwide in a 2 fl. oz. or a 4 fl. oz. bottle. Reversible HPA axis suppression may occur with the potential for corticosteroid insufficiency. Consider periodic evaluations for HPA axis suppression if applied to large surface areas or used under occlusion. ...

New treatment option for latent tuberculosis

... Medicine at the MUHC and a researcher in the Respiratory Health axis and Health Outcomes axis at the Research Institute of the MUHC. He is also a Professor in Medicine, ...

Triax Pharmaceuticals Launches New Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Vehicle, Locoid Lotion 0.1%

... in a 2 fl. oz. bottle (4 fl. oz. to follow soon). Reversible HPA axis suppression may occur with the potential for corticosteroid insufficiency. Consider periodic evaluations for HPA axis suppression if applied to large surface areas or used under occlusion. ...

Heavy birthweight increases risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

... to have a dysregulated hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, and this axis may be affected in utero. The HPA axis is the body's neuroendocrine system that involves the hypothalamus, ...

UCSD researchers show link between vitamin D status, breast cancer

... for 175 countries. The researchers created a graph with a vertical axis for breast cancer incidence rates, and a horizontal axis for latitude. The latitudes range from -50 for the southern hemisphere, to ...

Stress hormone impacts memory, learning in diabetic rodents

... Cortisol production is controlled by the hypothalamic-pituitary axis (HPA), a hormone-producing system involving the hypothalamus and pituitary ... People with poorly controlled diabetes often have an overactive HPA axis and excessive cortisol produced by the adrenal gland. To study the ...

Global view shows link between endometrial cancer and vitamin D status

... for 175 countries. The researchers created a graph with a vertical axis for endometrial cancer incidence rates, and a horizontal axis for latitude. The latitudes range from -50 for the southern hemisphere, to ...

Schneider Introduces APO-Xenoplan 2.0/24mm Lens, Specially Designed for Kodak 4 MP Sensors Having Microlenses

... will strike the microlenses at nearly the same angle and produce equal illumination across the entire sensor. This will eliminate the typical off axis shading of imagery caused by employing conventional C-mount lenses. This new 24mm lens is optimized to cover the 1.3 inch c-mount format (24mm image ...

Pharmos Corporation Reports 2009 First Quarter Results

... and develops novel therapeutics to treat a range of indications including specific diseases of the nervous system such as disorders of the brain-gut axis (IBS), pain/inflammation, and autoimmune disorders. The Company's only product in development, dextofisopam, is undergoing Phase 2b testing in IBS ...

iMedica Appoints Dr. Ray Fabius, Global Physician Executive, to Board of Directors

... quality management, disease management, utilization management, credentialing and network development, the purchaser-payer-provider-patient/employee axis and eHealth. He has also served as a board and faculty member with the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) and was selected to be an ...

Pharmos Completes Private Placement - Raises $1.8 Million

... and develops novel therapeutics to treat a range of indications including specific diseases of the nervous system such as disorders of the brain-gut axis (IBS), pain/inflammation, and autoimmune disorders. The Company's lead product in development, Dextofisopam, is undergoing Phase 2b testing in IBS ...

Nevada Breast Augmentation Surgeon Gives Reno Patients a Glimpse of Likely Results with Portrait 3D Computer Imagery

... enhancement can essentially see into the future in the most accurate way possible. Portrait 3D is a combination of computer software by axis Three and patented image-capture technology developed by Siemens. The technology was designed in collaboration with plastic surgeons to create the ...

Endure Medical Redefines Ophthalmic Surgical Microscopes

... with traditional illumination systems. The design incorporates a modular system that utilizes a beam of collimated light for each optical axis or pathway. This design provides exceptional visualization and depth perception, as well as, outstanding red reflex for cataract surgery. Because ...

Children's National Research Links Platelets to Sepsis-Related Organ Failure

... Institutes of Health and Children's National Medical Center. The full manuscript, "Sepsis Alters the Megakaryocyte-Platelet Transcriptional axis Resulting in Granzyme B-mediated Lymphotoxicity," is at: http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/200807-1085OCv1 . Contact: ...

Pharmos Corporation Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Delisting Determination

... and develops novel therapeutics to treat a range of indications including specific diseases of the nervous system such as disorders of the brain-gut axis (IBS), pain/inflammation, and autoimmune disorders. The Company's lead product in development, dextofisopam, is undergoing Phase 2b testing in IBS ...

Pharmos Corporation Announces Modification to Dextofisopam Trial Size, Objectives Can Still Be Achieved

... and develops novel therapeutics to treat a range of indications including specific diseases of the nervous system such as disorders of the brain-gut axis (IBS), pain/inflammation, and autoimmune disorders. The Company's lead product in development, dextofisopam, is undergoing Phase 2b testing in IBS ...

Stem cells could halt osteoporosis, promote bone growth

... controls the bone remodelling process both in-vivo and in-vitro," explains Dr. Kremer, the study's lead author and co-director of the Musculoskeletal axis of the McGill University Health Centre. "More studies are required to describe it more precisely, but we are hopeful that it could lead to a better ...

Autism Consortium members publish in PNAS: Mechanism, treatment for Rett syndrome -- top cause autism girls

... the protocol, secure funding, and initiate the trial." "This new study presents promising novel data suggesting that targeting the IGF1 signaling axis may present a useful therapeutic strategy that could ultimately be translated to humans," said Dr. Antony Horton, Chief Scientific Officer at the ...

Toronto Cosmetic Clinic Offers Axis Three Breast Enlargement Imaging for the First Time in Canada

... linear and volumetric measurements. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) February 5, 2009 -- Toronto Cosmetic Clinic introduces axis Three's Portrait 3D and XS-300 hardware, revolutionary technology that allows women to see the predicted results of breast augmentation almost ...

CVS/pharmacy Launches 2009 'A Su Salud' Health Fairs Providing Free Health Screenings to the Community

... at www.cvscaremark.com . Media Contacts: Carolyn Castel Yvette Pacheco Lynne Cavanaugh CVS/pharmacy The axis Agency Weber Shandwick 401-770-5717 310-854-8261 617-520-7046 ccastel@cvs.com ypacheco@theaxisagency.com ...

Optelec and ShopLowVision.com Bring Life Back Into Focus at ATIA 2009 Orlando

... camera of pre-stored settings, ultra portable with collapsible small package, remote control settings, mechanical stability, and multiple axis camera rotating flexibility. MSRP: $2,495. Pricing & Availability All Optelec products and accessories are available through Optelec's ...

Angled gantry technique reduced breast radiation exposure by 50 percent

... sagital images to: 1) define the position of the breasts and the gantry angulation required to perform a CT examination parallel to the long axis of the heart; and 2) determine the reduction in breast exposure to radiation that might be accomplished by imaging the heart with an angled gantry ...

Flash Speed. Lowest Dose.

... of moving structures, such as the thorax and the heart. The gantry (i.e., the X-ray detector system surrounding the bore) rotates about its own axis in just 0.28 s. It is this extraordinary rotational speed that enables a scan speed never before attained in CT (i.e., up to 43 cm per second) and ...

Pharmos Corporation Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Noncompliance Letter

... and develops novel therapeutics to treat a range of indications including specific diseases of the nervous system such as disorders of the brain-gut axis (GUIBS), pain/inflammation, and autoimmune disorders. The Company's lead product in development, dextofisopam, is undergoing Phase 2b testing in IBS ...

Pharmos Corporation Reports 2008 Third Quarter Results

... and develops novel therapeutics to treat a range of indications including specific diseases of the nervous system such as disorders of the brain-gut axis (GI/IBS), pain/inflammation, and autoimmune disorders. The Company's lead product in development, dextofisopam, is undergoing Phase 2b testing in IBS ...

Unilens Launches New C-VUE(R) Advanced(TM) Custom Toric Lens

... of customizable parameters with exceptional deliverability. The lens offers made to order base curves, diameters, powers and cylinders combined with axis in one degree steps. "The launch of the C-VUE Advanced Custom Toric continues our tradition of providing outstanding specialty lens technology ...

Can your doctor correctly read a critical heart test?

... read an ECG," says Dr. Benitez. "The rules include such things as: what is the voltage in a particular lead or a combination of leads or what is the axis of the vector of this electrical signal?" Pattern recognition is also part of the learning process. While the basic ECG technology was developed ...

Global Hemoglobin A1c Monitoring Market to Touch $272 Million by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

... price, accuracy, test consistency, and effectiveness. Leading players in the global hemoglobin A1c monitoring market include Abbott Laboratories, axis Shield, Bayer Healthcare, Beckman Coulter, Bio Rad Laboratories, Biosafe Laboratories, Diabetes Technologies, Flexsite Diagnostics, Primus, Roche ...

The Quantum Group Files TPA Application

... We expect to provide greater efficiencies to the process of paying healthcare providers. We believe that Quantum is strategically positioned at the axis of interaction between healthcare providers, payers, hospitals and patients. RASI is the natural next step to our mission and provides us with ...

A new weapon for attacking tumor invasion and metastasis

... and expression of invasive associated genes. Inhibition of CRC cells survival and metastatic spread by interfering with the ligand- receptor axis has been successful in vitro. Though these data do not necessarily predict a satisfactory outcome of clinical trials, they provide a novel strategy ...

JCI table of contents: May 22, 2008

... intestine of individuals with CD. TITLE: Unique CD14+ intestinal macrophages contribute to the pathogenesis of Crohn disease via IL-23/IFN-gamma axis AUTHOR CONTACT: Toshifumi Hibi Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Phone: 81-3-3357-6156; Fax: 81-3-3357-6156; E-mail: ...

Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine researcher receives award

... authorities on GIP, and he initially cloned the GIP cDNA and ascertained its central role as principal mediator of the enteroinsular axis. This axis functions as the hormonal connection between the intestine and pancreas following the ingestion of food. He established GIP as the likely mediator ...

IQWiG presents a concept for cost-benefit assessment methods in the German health care system

... aspects of benefit, in order to then plot them onto the benefit axis. On the other hand, the costs determine the position of the points: The cost axis illustrates the costs that are accrued in order to achieve the specific benefit previously determined. In this way, the graphic presentation makes it ...

GlaxoSmithKline Obtains Exclusive U.S. OTC Marketing Rights to MEVACOR(R) (lovastatin) from Merck & Co., Inc.

... reductase inhibitors on male fertility have not been studied in adequate numbers of male patients. The effects, if any, on the pituitary-gonadal axis in pre-menopausal women are unknown. Patients treated with lovastatin who develop clinical evidence of endocrine dysfunction should be ...

Siemens Introduces Its New Generation of Artis Interventional Imaging Systems

... The Artis zee systems are available in floor-mounted, ceiling-mounted, multipurpose, biplane, and biplane twin configurations, as well as the multi- axis Artis zeego. About Siemens Medical Solutions Siemens Medical Solutions is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry. The ...
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