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International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Features Discovery of Asbestos-Related Pain Origin from Scientists at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit

... of the International Journal of Occupational and environmental Health, were published in an academic ... and chief of the Center for Occupational and environmental Medicine, affiliated with Wayne State University. ... Enforcement Investigations Center, United States environmental Protection Agency; and Harvey Pass, M.D., ...

New Bisphenol A Study Is of Very Limited Relevance to Human Health

... University (NCSU) and the National Institute of environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The study, "Neonatal ... including scientists from National Institute of environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) -- conduct studies that ... major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of ...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results for Phase IIb Study of Ecabet Sodium

... studies. "The Phase IIb results from this environmental study add further support to our belief that ... that by conducting two successful Phase III environmental clinical trials for improvement in signs and two ... dry eye disease when administered under normal environmental conditions. In the analysis of responders to ...

A Milestone in Cancer Genetics: deCODE Discovers First Common Genetic Variants Affecting the Risk of Many Types of Cancer

... that determines how our bodies respond to environmental risk factors. A thread connecting these different cancer types is that most have important known environmental risk factors and all tend to arise in the tissue ... known to become shorter with the accumulation of environmental insults over time. These findings may point us ...

Pediatric Researchers Find Possible 'Master Switch' Gene in Juvenile Arthritis

... and when it interacts with other genes and environmental triggers, a child may get juvenile arthritis." ... in a genetically susceptible individual due to environmental factors. About 300,000 children in the U.S. ... fully identify all the genes that interact with environmental risk factors, we might develop more targeted ...

ACC Concerned Over Reporting of Biomonitoring Results

... Planet in Peril. The documentary touched on many environmental and resource issues around the globe. The ... doses. The chemical industry recognizes that environmental health issues represent a legitimate concern, and ... five years in research to evaluate health and environmental impacts of chemicals -- much of which relates to ...

Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis

... (a hot pepper) seem to be common. The effect on IC of treating environmental allergies with shots or medications is less obvious, said Smith, but still ... beneficial. About half to a third of the IC patients he sees have proven environmental allergies or symptoms, such as hay fever, asthma, recurrent ear ...

Another Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer

... New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation. In 2005, 11 environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee unions, representing over 7000 environmental and public health professionals called for a moratorium on fluoridation ...

Young Smokers Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis

... compared to 19 percent of the people without MS. "Studies show that environmental factors play a prominent role in multiple sclerosis," said study author ... with Veterans Affairs MS Center for Excellence. "Early smoking is an environmental factor that can be avoided." The American Academy of Neurology, an ...

Overweight Siblings of Children With Type 2 Diabetes Likely to Have Abnormal Blood Sugar Levels

... with type 2 diabetes. This group has a unique combination of genetic and environmental risk factors," said Sheela N. Magge, M.D., M.S.C.E., pediatric ... Type 2 diabetes is caused by a combination of both genetic and environmental factors. Known risks include obesity, decreased physical activity, ...

Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment

... Environment As with public health impacts, much of IFAP's environmental impact stems from the tremendous quantities of animal waste that are ... broken system that exists today, to protect Americans from the adverse environmental and human health hazards of improperly handled IFAP waste. 4. Phase ...

'Second Thoughts about Fluoride,' Reports Scientific American

... New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation. Fagin, award-wining environmental reporter and Director of New York University's Science, Health and environmental Reporting Program, writes, "There is no universally accepted optimal level ...

Cepheid Announces Termination of Contract With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Develop Rapid Point of Care Test for Avian Influenza

... disease and cancer in the clinical market; food, agricultural, and environmental testing in the industrial market; and identifying bio-terrorism agents in ... processes; the scope of actual USPS funding in the future; the rate of environmental testing using the BDS conducted by the USPS, which will affect the amount ...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

... - eating even when full; awareness - being aware of how food looks, tastes and smells; external cues - eating in response to environmental cues, such as advertising; emotional response - eating in response to sadness or stress; and distraction - focusing on other things ...

DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families

... do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. Life Technologies had sales of more than $3 billion in 2008, employs approximately 9,500 people, has a presence ...

Debiopharm Group and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. Sign an Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0930

... convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles. Prevalence of diabetes worldwide is estimated at 180 million people, ...

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

... , geriatrics and geriatric psychiatry , neurology and neurosurgery , adolescent and family medicine , HIV/AIDS and social and environmental medicine, among many other specialties. For more information, please visit www.montefiore.org or www.montekids.org . Albert ...

Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

... new product introductions; the highly regulated nature of our business; product liability, intellectual property and other litigation risks and environmental liabilities; the outcome of government investigations; uncertainty regarding our intellectual property rights and those of others; difficulties ...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

... is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application, blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic ...

Scottsdale Facility to Be First in U.S. to Showcase True REST Technology

... In the United Kingdom, more than 300 of these types of centers are in operation, with hundreds more throughout Europe. REST stands for Restricted environmental Stimulus Therapy, a name developed in the late 1970s by Peter Suedfeld and Roderick Borrie for a technique that had previously been called Sensory ...

Cepheid Receives Grant to Develop Ten-Color Real-Time PCR Detection Technology for Use in the GeneXpert(R) System

... rapid molecular testing is particularly important, such as identifying infectious disease and cancer in the clinical market; food, agricultural, and environmental testing in the industrial market; and identifying bio-terrorism agents in the biothreat market. See http://www.cepheid.com for more information. ...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results for Phase 2 Study of Low-Dose Bromfenac in Dry Eye Disease

... staining (Fluorescein test), as well as subjective symptoms (OSDI and patient's most bothersome ocular symptoms), when administered under normal environmental conditions. Results of the Lissamine Green test in the Phase 2 study revealed statistical significance for low-dose bromfenac versus the ...

Study Demonstrating Lurasidone Is Effective in Patients With Schizophrenia Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

... similar rates in all ethnic groups around the world. Schizophrenia is a treatable medical condition and is thought to be caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The condition is characterized by positive and negative symptoms, such as hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, lack ...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

... known, but the disease is associated with abnormalities of the immune system that could be triggered by a genetic predisposition or diet and other environmental factors. Symptoms of Crohn's disease can vary but often include abdominal pain and tenderness, frequent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, weight loss and ...

New Preliminary Data from Two Studies Show Clinical Activity of Neratinib in Combination with Trastuzumab and in Combination with Paclitaxel in Advanced HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer

... new product introductions; the highly regulated nature of our business; product liability, intellectual property and other litigation risks and environmental liabilities; the outcome of government investigations; uncertainty regarding our intellectual property rights and those of others; difficulties ...

Senesco Announces H1N1 Influenza Survival Test Results in Mice

... cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resistance to environmental stress. The Company believes that its technology can be used to develop superior strains of crops without any modification other than delaying ...

Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Announces Lurasidone Phase III Data in Patients With Schizophrenia

... similar rates in all ethnic groups around the world. Schizophrenia is a treatable medical condition and is thought to be caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The condition is characterized by positive and negative symptoms, such as hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, lack ...

First Jatropha Genome Completed by Synthetic Genomics Inc. and Asiatic Centre for Genome Technology

... and to enhance stress and disease tolerance. ACGT and SGI have also been exploring the microbial life around the jatropha tree using environmental genomic techniques to sequence and analyze jatropha's root, soil and leaf bacterial and fungal communities. By understanding these environments SGI ...

Type 2 Diabetes: An Epidemic Among America's Youth

... second trial, is exploring the best treatment options for children with type 2 diabetes. "It is imperative to expose the social, behavioral and environmental factors which have led to this epidemic," said Francine R. Kaufman, MD, pediatric endocrinologist and Study Chair of both trials. Children ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin

... rapid molecular testing is particularly important, such as identifying infectious disease and cancer in the clinical market; food, agricultural, and environmental testing in the industrial market; and identifying bio-terrorism agents in the biothreat market. See http://www.cepheid.com for more information. ...

Tufts Medical Center Researchers Create a New Predictive Model for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

... as 83%. The paper, "Prediction model for prevalence and incidence of advanced age-related macular degeneration based on genetic, demographic, and environmental variables" was published in the May issue of the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Their research also shows that ...

Midwest Research Institute Launches Clinical Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

... with the U.S. government to validate platforms and assays for use by public health and criminal laboratories to identify pathogens within complex environmental samples. MRI will have an exhibit at the Clinical Virology Symposium that will be held in Daytona Beach, Fla., April 19-22 at the Hilton Daytona ...

Optigenex Inc. Signs New License and Distribution Agreement With Itochu Corporation of Japan

... ability to repair damage to its own DNA due to multiple causes, including harmful effects of UV radiation from over exposure to the sun, stress, environmental pollution and other toxins. In its standard bulk powder form, AC-11(R) supplement may be consumed orally or combined with liposomes and other ...

B. Braun Medical Inc. to Demonstrate Infusion Systems Technologies at HIMSS 2009 Interoperability Showcase

... improvement of healthcare and, guided by its "Sharing Expertise" philosophy, helps today's healthcare workers address critical issues including environmental responsibility, medication errors reduction and infection prevention. For more information, call 800-227-2862, e-mail us at inquiry.us@bbraun.com " ...

Got Pain?

... with nerve pain. The results of this type of less invasive procedure are very favorable. Additionally, Koman said, "nerve pain may be diminished by environmental changes and newer biological materials." Dr. Osterman concluded that "injuries, arthritis and aging affect hand mobility and these newer ...

Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

... and an estimated two-thirds of patients die within five years of diagnosis. Sometimes PF can be linked to a particular cause, such as certain environmental exposures, chemotherapy or radiation therapy, residual infection, or autoimmune diseases such as scleroderma or rheumatoid arthritis. However, in ...

Research Teams at J. Craig Venter Institute and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Uncover New Chromosomal Alterations in Cancer Using Transcriptome Sequencing Approach

... in human and evolutionary biology, genetics, bioinformatics/informatics, information technology, high-throughput DNA sequencing, genomic and environmental policy research, and public education in science and science policy. The legacy organizations of the JCVI are: The Institute for Genomic Research ...

Meritage Pharma Initiates Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Oral Viscous Budesonide for Pediatric Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis

... of the esophagus and is believed to cause the symptoms of EoE. A variety of stimuli may trigger this allergic process including certain foods and environmental allergens. People with EoE commonly have other allergic conditions such as asthma or eczema. Symptoms of EoE may include nausea, dysphagia ...

Circassia Completes Patient Recruitment for Phase II Clinical Trial of Toleromune(R) Allergy Treatment

... carefully titrated dosing over many months and even years. As part of the ongoing study, each patient is exposed to cat allergens in a controlled environmental exposure chamber both before and after receiving the study treatment. During these "challenges" the volunteers will monitor and record their allergic ...

Molecular Marker Identifies Normal Stem Cells as Intestinal Tumor Source

... insights into the origins of cancer, the work might help scientists identify more effective treatments. "Normal stem cells are designed to withstand environmental insults," Gilbertson said. "Thus cancer stem cells might use these same mechanisms to resist chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Remnant cancer stem cells ...
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