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Epidemics of Both Type 1 Diabetes (Insulin Dependent) and Type 2 Diabetes (Obesity Related) Are Linked to Immunization

... published proof vaccines are causing an epidemic of type 1 diabetes in children. The new ... decline occurred at a time when there is a global epidemic of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. ... becoming clear. Not only are vaccines causing an epidemic of autoimmunity including type 1 diabetes but ...

AIDS Action Council Statement on World AIDS Day 2007: Leadership Needed for a National Strategy to Stop the AIDS Epidemic

... since it was first identified, the HIV/AIDS epidemic here in the United States is still characterized ... failing its own citizens in response to the epidemic at home. The report released earlier this week on the epidemic in our nation's capital, which showed that ...

Lilly Announces Positive Phase II Data on Investigational Medicine for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... insulin secretion from the pancreas. Diabetes: A Global epidemic Researchers say new diabetes treatments are needed because the disease is growing globally at epidemic proportions. Currently, about 24 million Americans have diabetes(1), with ...

Sequella Lead Drug Compound SQ109 Selected for Phase 1B Clinical Trial Program

... Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on diseases of epidemic potential, announced today that SQ109, its lead drug candidate for the ... company focused on commercializing improved treatments for diseases of epidemic potential. The company leverages its global influence, R&D platforms ...

More Than 1.5 Million Americans Sickened, Injured or Killed by Medication Errors Each Year; Seniors Most at Risk

... -- more medications than any other age group. The medication mismanagement epidemic includes adverse drug reactions, polypharmacy dangers (the use of multiple ... Paper -- Medication -Related Problems in Older Adults -- The Silent epidemic CHEC.org (Consumer Health Education Center) -- Drug Facts for mature ...

Study Suggests High-Dose Fish Oil May Significantly Improve Behavior in Children with ADHD

... behavioral changes can occur. This study also indicates that the growing epidemic of ADHD may have a strong nutritional component-the lack of sufficient ... physician and parent new dietary approaches toward correcting this growing epidemic in our children." About ADHD ADHD is a neurological condition ...

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

... or sexually abused while at school. Violence against women and violence against children is a public health and human rights crisis of epidemic proportions. VAW/VAC also fuels the HIV/AIDS pandemic, both by hindering prevention efforts, including access to education, and by creating barriers ...

Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease

... leadership, and large clinical and commercial potential," said Robert Gailus, senior advisor to Ogden CAP. "Alzheimer's disease is a major health epidemic that places increasing strains on the world's healthcare systems as the population ages. The drug candidates being developed by Cognition have the ...

Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference

... leading scientists convened to report and discuss the latest advances in research on treatments, risk factors, diagnosis and causes for the health epidemic of the 21st century -- Alzheimer's disease -- at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in ...

Is Obesity an Oral Bacterial Disease?

... world-wide explosion of overweight people has been called an epidemic. The inflammatory nature of obesity is widely recognized. Could it really be an epidemic involving an infectious agent? In this climate of concern over the increasing prevalence of overweight conditions in our society, investigators have ...

Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

... BOSTON, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid all the speculation over what course the Swine Flu epidemic will take, Boston-based biotech firm Replikins Ltd. ( www.replikins.com ) last week analyzed the most recent peptide genomic sequence data ...

Type 2 Diabetes: An Epidemic Among America's Youth

... and pediatric endocrinologist. "The rapid rise in obesity, physical inactivity and the consumption of excessive calories seems to have led to the epidemic of children with type 2 diabetes." The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is conducting two clinical trials in order to identify the children ...

Results From Phase 3 EQUATE Trial of VIVUS' Qnexa Highlighted at European Congress on Obesity

... group. All results were evaluated using ITT-LOCF, the method of analysis required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "Obesity has reached epidemic proportions, affecting more than 300 million people worldwide and contributing to increased prevalence of life-threatening illnesses such as ...

Obesity Associated With Higher Risk for Urinary Tract Infections

... odds of being diagnosed with a UTI increased as well. This association was strongest for morbidly obese patients. "The effect of the obesity epidemic in the United States transcends any one medical specialty or condition," said Anthony Y. Smith, MD, an AUA spokesman. "Patients with elevated body ...

Roche and Pharmasset Initiate Phase IIb Clinical Trial of R7128, Most Advanced Nucleoside Polymerase Inhibitor in Development for Chronic Hepatitis C

... professionals is available at www.RocheExchange.com . All trademarks used or mentioned in this release are protected by law. i) AIDS epidemic Update. 2006. (Accessed October 26, 2007, at http://www.who.int/hiv/mediacentre/2006_EpiUpdate_en.pdf .) ii) World Health Organization. ...

BARC Central Laboratory Joins Alzheimer's Association Research Roundtable

... individuals in order to steer them to clinical trials, and to direct and monitor therapy. "Alzheimer's disease is without question a growing epidemic and major public health concern. The Alzheimer's Association is the preeminent U.S. voluntary health organization in the research community's drive ...

Results From Study Show Promising Efficacy and Safety Results for Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure

... Marco Metra, M.D., professor of cardiology at the University of Brescia, Italy, and co-principal investigator of the study, added: "There has been an epidemic of hospitalization for heart failure and there is a great need for an advance in the treatment of AHF. The potential benefits of relaxin shown by ...

Lake Hospital System Receives $60,000 Grant for Groundbreaking Music Therapy Study

... to coronary heart disease and cancer -- little is known about the effect of music therapy on the health of patients with diabetes. "Given the epidemic incidence of diabetes, it's a high priority to investigate integrative approaches to treatment that offer added benefit to patients engaged in ...

Orthopaedic Surgeon Shortage Predicted Due to Soaring Joint Replacement Procedures

... will come about in the next 20 years," he says. "Hopefully, we will have some new tools in the future to help address this problem, which could be of epidemic proportions." Disclosure: Dr. Fehring and Dr. Kurtz and their co-authors received no compensation for this study. Details about Dr. ...

USAID Provides Malaria Assistance to Zimbabwe

... assistance to the people of Zimbabwe, who are in the midst of an expanding humanitarian crisis. An ailing economy, food shortages and the cholera epidemic have left the people of Zimbabwe in danger of other health risks. USAID, through the President's Malaria Initiative, is supporting emergency ...

Jennerex Treats First Patients in Phase 2 JX-594 Trial for Liver Cancer

... vaccine. In its vaccine business, Green Cross has successfully developed one of the earliest vaccines against Hepatitis B (Hepavax), the first epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever vaccine and the world's second chicken pox vaccine. Green Cross is developing recombinant Factor VIII and Factor IX for hemophilia, ...

SARS Vaccine Achieves Neutralizing Responses in First U.S. Human Trial

... initial cases of SARS, identified in the Guangdong Province of China in late 2002, the disease spread rapidly through the summer of 2003 and reached epidemic status, affecting more than 8,000 and killed more than 900 people in 25 countries before it was contained. SARS affects the respiratory system and ...

Sequella Presents Data on Synergy Between Investigational New TB Drugs SQ109 and TMC207

... 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequella, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on commercializing products to treat infectious diseases of epidemic potential, announces the successful demonstration of synergistic activities and improvement of minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) resulting from ...

Trius Doses First Patient in Antibacterial Phase 2 Trial

... to validate these observations in a patient population and to select a therapeutic dosing regimen from the three doses being tested." "The growing epidemic of MRSA in the hospital and community leaves few viable treatment options for patients requiring an oral drug," said Jeffrey Stein, Ph.D., Chief ...

7 Health Ventures Invests in Tulip Medical

... obese markets. "The company's products address one of the biggest and most urgent problems the world is facing, which is often referred to as the epidemic of the 21st century" said Dr. Megiddo. "To date, all existing treatments fall short of providing a solution for the ever growing population of ...

Markers in Blood and Spinal Fluid, and a New Imaging Agent, Show Promise for Early Detection of Alzheimer's

... CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the continued aging of the population and the growing epidemic of Alzheimer's, early detection of the disease is crucial for risk assessment, testing new therapies, and eventual early intervention with better ...

Jennerex Publishes Clinical Trial Data With Lead Product JX-594 Demonstrating Efficacy Against Liver Cancer and Associated Hepatitis B Virus

... vaccine. In its vaccine business, Green Cross has successfully developed one of the earliest vaccines against Hepatitis B (Hepavax), the first epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever vaccine and the world's second chicken pox vaccine. Green Cross is developing anticancer drugs such as Greenstatin (anti-angiogenic ...

Online Coverage of International AIDS Conference Includes Daily Webcasts, Podcasts and Interviews

... and advances generated at the conference to communities in the developed and developing world and helps to raise global awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the successful efforts to address it. "We are delighted to partner with the Kaiser Family Foundation again," said IAS Executive Director, Craig ...

Sanofi Pasteur to Donate 60 Million Doses of H5N1 Vaccine to WHO Over 3 Years for its Influenza Vaccine Global Stockpile

... virus that spreads easily from person to person, primarily when an infected individual coughs or sneezes. An influenza pandemic is a global epidemic of an especially virulent virus, newly infectious for humans, and for which there is no preexisting immunity. This is why pandemic strains have such ...

Metabolex Completes Patient Enrollment in Phase 2 Trial of MBX-8025 for Treatment of Dyslipidemia

... Metabolic parameters, including glucose and insulin levels and insulin sensitivity, are also being assessed. "America is suffering from an epidemic of obesity and its consequences, one of which is mixed dyslipidemia. Patients with this type of dyslipidemia have elevated LDL cholesterol, but also ...

Jennerex Publishes Promising Results from Cancer Clinical Trial of JX-594 in Lancet Oncology

... vaccine. In its vaccine business, Green Cross has successfully developed one of the earliest vaccines against Hepatitis B (Hepavax), the first epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever vaccine and the world's second chicken pox vaccine. Green Cross is developing anticancer drugs such as Greenstatin (anti-angiogenic ...

Imaging Results From the ADAGIO-LIPIDS Reveal That Effects of Rimonabant on Cardiometabolic Risk Profile Include Loss of Visceral Fat and Mobilization of Liver Fat

... by Fonds de recherche en sante du Quebec (Quebec Health Research Council). The main goal of the Laval Hospital Research Center is to slow the obesity epidemic and the progression of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through research and prevention. The Laval Hospital Research Center has focused its ...

Drug Combo Could Lower Diabetes Complications and Costs

... $58 billion in reduced national productivity. The Archimedes Model was used to see whether and how the human and financial costs of this epidemic could be reduced. The authors concluded that research for a cure should be made a national priority and innovative solutions such as a polypill ...

New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell is First New York Medical Center to Offer Tantalus Clinical Trial to Diabetes Patients

... in the study, which is funded by MetaCure, the manufacturer of Tantalus. The device is currently CE-marked in Europe. The national epidemic of type-2 diabetes, most often associated with being overweight, continues to accelerate and affects more than 20 million Americans. About one ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Financial Results

... of independent global organizations dedicated to accelerating preventative AIDS vaccine development. The conference reported the AIDS epidemic continuing as a global threat with the disease increasing in every region of the world, especially East and Central Asia and Eastern ...

Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. Announces Portal Hypertension Clinical Trial With Udenafil

... It is estimated that up to 25% of those who are chronically infected with hepatitis will develop portal hypertension due to cirrhosis. The epidemic of obesity in developed countries will lead to a greater incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), Type II diabetes and high ...

amfAR Announces Funding for HIV Services and Research Aimed at Men Who Have Sex With Men in Developing Countries

... of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). "Leadership in the gay community was instrumental in the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the West. This initiative is fostering new leadership and support for this issue in developing countries across the globe, including nations where ...

American Heart Association Journal Report: Reducing Kids' Salt Intake May Lower Soft Drink Consumption, Reducing Obesity, High Blood Pressure and Later Health Risks

... the 21st century." Dr. He's co authors are: Mrs. Naomi M. Marrero and Professor Graham A. MacGregor. Editor's note: To combat the growing epidemic of childhood obesity, the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation joined forces in 2005 to create the Alliance for a ...

Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus

... In recent years, chikungunya has exhibited potential to spread to new regions. The CDC has reported that some travelers who visited India during an epidemic in 2006 that affected approximately 1.25 million individuals returned to the U.S. infected with the virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has ...

Bone Mineral Content Continues to Increase in Obese Adolescents During Weight Loss

... this study show that bone mineral content continues to increase in this adolescent population despite weight loss. "The growing pediatric obesity epidemic raises important clinical and public health questions about the effects on lifelong bone health of early onset obesity and its treatment," said ...
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