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UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury

... to human patients with severe traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock. "Our animal research ... percent. Estrogens delivered intravenously post injury may have similar effects on people with traumatic ... young women are more resistant to brain trauma injury than are older, post-menopausal women and men. ...

CMC ICOS Biologics and Implicit Bioscience Ltd Announce IC14 Antibody Manufacturing Agreement and Patent License

... clinical-stage monoclonal antibody for acute lung injury (ALI). IC14 has a demonstrated safety profile in ... on an accelerated basis." About Acute Lung injury Acute lung injury (ALI) is a severe inflammatory disease which can ...

Chronic Ankle Pain May Be More Than Just a Sprain

... -- Ankle sprains are a common injury after a fall, sudden twist or blow to the ankle ... "When patients injure their ankles, the injury may not seem serious at first," explains Terrence ... happen suddenly or can develop over time. The injury is most common among athletes involved in sports ...

Treating Knee Ligament Injuries

... Identifying level of injury is key to treating MCLs nonsurgically, study ... diagnosing and understanding the extent of the injury to determine the best course of treatment. ... isolated, or they may be part of a more complex injury involving the anterior cruciate ligament ( ACL ), ...

Elbow Ligament Reconstruction Appears Not to Affect Future Professional Advancement in Baseball

... (MLB) draft does not increase the risk of future injury or affect the rate of professional advancement. ... placed on the disabled list (DL), the type of injury responsible for placement on the DL and game ... not appear to increase the chances of a future injury to the throwing arm or impact a player's ...

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'

... Relationship Seen Between Types of Orthopaedic injury and Abuse In a study of nearly ... of accidental trauma, clear relationships between injury type, child age and the presence of abuse became ... is evidence that a patient who suffers a shoulder injury is likely to have a family history of such ...

For Iraq Veterans, Headaches Continue After Traumatic Brain Injury

... in 2008. All had experienced a concussion, head injury or blast exposure while deployed. Nearly 98 ... started within one week of the traumatic brain injury for 37 percent of the soldiers, and within one to ... more days each month. "Mild traumatic brain injury is occurring in 15 to 25 percent of soldiers ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment in First Stage of the Altropane(R) POET-2 Phase III Program

... to promote nerve repair after acute spinal cord injury , demonstrated positive interim results in a ... include, Inosine for the treatment of spinal cord injury and stroke, Oncomodulin for the treatment of ocular injury and disease and research programs directed at a ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces Dosing of the First Patient in Phase I/II Clinical Trial for Systemically Delivered siRNA Drug Candidate for Delayed Graft Function

... enrolling Phase I clinical trials in acute kidney injury (AKI). The multi-center, two-part Phase I/II ... results most often from ischemia-reperfusion injury that occurs when the blood flow is re-established ... by Quark for the prevention of acute kidney injury (AKI) following major cardiac surgery and of ...

Synapse Biomedical Receives FDA Approval of NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS)(TM) For Spinal Cord Injury Breathing Applications

... DPS(TM) for ventilator-dependent Spinal Cord injury (SCI) patients who lack voluntary control of ... -- Patients with stable, high level spinal cord injury with stimulatable diaphragms, but lack control of ... The majority of eligible patients have suffered injury through motor vehicle accidents and sports ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Announces 12 Month Interim Results from the Phase I/IIa Cethrin(R) Clinical Trial in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

... acute cervical spinal cord injury patients treated with Cethrin HOPKINTON, Mass., ... after treatment, 38% (5 of 13) of cervical injury patients showed marked recovery of motor and ... the Cethrin Phase IIb trial in acute spinal cord injury in the second half of 2008. This trial will be a ...

Data Show FLECTOR(R) Patch Yields Significant Pain Reduction for Acute Strains, Sprains and Contusions

... Patch in the Treatment of Minor Soft Tissue injury Pain (Abstract #8332/Poster #278)(2) The ... FLECTOR(R) Patch every 12 hours to the injury site. The primary study outcome was ... patch) in the treatment of minor soft tissue injury pain." Abstract #8332. Presented May 9, 2008, at ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Enters Agreement to Amend Cethrin(R) License to Lower Milestone Payments and Royalty Rates

... will be reduced from 10-12% to 4% for spinal cord injury and 1% for all other indications. Finally, the ... Officer. "Our strategy for our spinal cord injury program and our other regenerative therapeutics ... partnership opportunities not only in spinal cord injury but also possibly in other indications like bone ...

Cardium's Innercool Therapies Unit Announces Publication of Positive Effects of Early and Rapid Hypothermia Following Heart Attack

... limit the amount of damage due to reperfusion injury following heart attack," stated Christopher J. ... can itself lead to additional injury beyond that caused by ischemia due to coronary ... myocardial infarction suggest that reperfusion injury accounts for up to 50% of the final ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Address a Congressional Briefing on Paralysis Research and the Spinal Cord Injury Community at 'Working 2 Walk' in Washington, DC, April 13-15, 2008

... as a member of an expert panel on Spinal Cord injury Research during a congressional briefing on ... Phase I/IIa clinical trial in acute spinal cord injury during a plenary session on April 13, 2008 at the ... There was improvement using the American Spinal injury Association (ASIA) impairment scale in combined ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Concludes Enrollment in the Cethrin(R) Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

... clinical trial of Cethrin in acute spinal cord injury (SCI). A total of 48 subjects have been enrolled ... clinic for the treatment of acute spinal cord injury in the world. If approved, Cethrin may offer hope ... include, Inosine for the treatment of spinal cord injury and stroke, Oncomodulin for the treatment of ...

Mitchell, Military TBI Task Force Highlight the Importance of Traumatic Brain Injury Research; Mitchell Endorses Ground Breaking Traumatic Brain Injury Study

... Academy Neuropsychology (NAN). "Traumatic brain injury is one of the signature injuries of the ... for mental health, PTSD and Traumatic Brain injury and makes five polytrauma centers and three ... including those with TBI. Many brain injury survivors have long-term disabilities ...

Researchers Report First Successful Treatment of Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury

... demonstration of improvement of chronic brain injury in animals. The treatment involved a new ... and chronic wounds. Application to chronic brain injury is controversial. This demonstration is a ... the treatment of chronic human traumatic brain injury (TBI) such as for current U.S. military veterans. ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals' Announces Expansion of the Cethrin(R) Acute Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Phase I/IIA Clinical Trial

... Phase I/IIa clinical trial in acute spinal cord injury (SCI) to allow subjects with cervical SCI to be ... as "ASIA A" as assessed under the American Spinal injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale. This ... stroke, Oncomodulin for the treatment of ocular injury and disease and research programs directed at a ...

Tengion Launches Second Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Regenerated Human Organ

... Construct in Spinal Cord injury Patients EAST NORRITON, Pa., Sept. 17 ... is a condition that can occur due to spinal cord injury and may lead to kidney failure and incontinence, ... their ability to regenerate. About Spinal Cord injury According to the National Spinal ...

Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows

... demographics, relevant history (mechanism and side of injury, time from injury to surgery, one or more episodes of instability with activity, use of ... delaying ACL reconstruction in young athletes and the need for continued injury prevention efforts," said Ganley. The American Orthopaedic Society ...

Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program

... will pursue dissertation research on Gulf War Syndrome, Traumatic Brain injury and Alzheimer's disease. Laila Abdullah, M.S., is a graduate of the ... Biology. Ferguson is studying how brain proteins respond to traumatic injury in order to identify new ways to treat the long-term consequences of these ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

... stents in terms of thickness--we did not see a significant hyperplastic injury response," commented cardiac pathologist Gary Tearney, MD, PhD. Dr. ... to stabilize these soft, rupture-prone lesions without causing excessive injury to the vessel wall like traditional balloon-expandable stents. We are very ...

New Phase 3 Study of Tapentadol Immediate Release Tablets Published in Current Medical Research and Opinion Journal

... the effects of raised cerebrospinal fluid pressure such as those with head injury and increased intracranial pressure. Opioid analgesics may obscure the clinical course of patients with head injury due to effects on pupillary response and consciousness. NUCYNTA(TM) ...

New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

... mm Hg. ABPM is generally considered a better indicator of target organ injury than cuff measurement, since it provides a 24-hour measurement of patient ... drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, ...

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

... patient BP and is generally considered a better indicator of target organ injury than cuff Measurement.(1) ABPM can give physicians a clearer picture of ... drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus . When pregnancy is detected, AZOR ...

The Injured Obese Child: Let's Give Him Some Ankle Support

... they are more likely to twist or roll on a lower extremity and cause injury than the non-obese children. Other injuries that the patients experienced ... children who visited the Cincinnati Children's emergency department for an injury from Jan. 1, 2005, to March 31, 2008. The average age of the children was ...

Bayer and Regeneron Extend Development Program for VEGF Trap-Eye to Include Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

... leads to a back up of blood and fluid in the retina, resulting in retinal injury and loss of vision. The retina can also become "ischemic" (starved for ... leads to a back up of blood and fluid in the retina, resulting in retinal injury and loss of vision. The retina can also become "ischemic" (starved for ...

Discovery's Edge Spring Issue - http://discoverysedge.mayo.edu

... Breathing After Spinal Cord injury -- Strengthening Remaining Connections Breathing is second nature to most of us, but to victims of spinal cord injury (SCI) it may be anything but certain. Mayo researchers are exploring ways ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Presents at Asia TIDES Conference

... in two Phase I/IIa clinical studies for the prevention of acute kidney injury (AKI) and a Phase I/II clinical study for the prophylaxis of delayed graft ... clinical trials, developed by Quark for the prevention of acute kidney injury (AKI) following major cardiac surgery and of delayed graft function in ...

Experience Not Always the Best Prescription for Snowblowers

... are considered 'low-velocity missile' wounds. Nonetheless, the zone of injury is often much more extensive than can be seen on initial examination. In ... snowfall accumulation higher or lower temperature on the day of injury The study revealed that snowblower injuries are most often ...

Got Pain?

... in the hand can be damaged by pressure, stretching or cutting. injury to the nerves can stop the transmission of signals to and from the brain and be painful when touched. Abnormal muscle function and injury can produce hand pain such complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS 1), or ...

PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications

... the PRECISE Studies (Pulsed Plasma Radiofrequency Energy to ReduCe Thermal injury and Improve Surgical HEaling), to evaluate the use of the PEAK Surgery ... the clinical study we are conducting will show less collateral thermal injury to uterine tissue and less post operative pain, due to the lower ...

Congresswoman Supporting Spinal Cord Research Intended to Benefit U.S. Veterans

... University and the U.S. Department of Defense to support spinal cord injury research. St. Thomas University Biology Professor Jeffery Alan Plunkett - a leader in spinal cord injury research - and St. Thomas University President Monsignor Franklyn M. ...

In Vivo Data on Taligen Therapeutics' Pipeline Candidates Presented at the XXII International Complement Workshop

... pathways. Atkinson et al. showed in a myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury study (Poster #196) that single doses of CR2-Crry and TT30 were equivalent ... importance of the alternative complement pathway in ischemia-reperfusion injury but also highlighted the role of the classical and lectin pathways in ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces First RNAi Drug Candidate Having a Novel, Proprietary Structure Covered by Quark Intellectual Property

... protected retinal neurons against delayed degeneration and reduced injury induced RGC death in vivo, the hallmarks of glaucoma and acute injuries ... includes AKIi-5, developed by Quark for the prevention of acute kidney injury (AKI) following major cardiac surgery, currently in Phase I/IIa clinical ...

New Research Shows Physical Therapy as Effective as Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

... of conditioning. As a result, stresses that would not have caused pain or injury to the knee last year could today. A decrease in levels of activity over a ... vulnerability of knees. But there are steps one can take to help prevent injury in order to continue enjoying sports and exercise. Pursuing an exercise ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 1b Clinical Trial Results of APD791 for the Treatment of Arterial Thrombosis

... the flow of blood. The formation of a thrombus is often caused by an injury to the wall of a blood vessel. The injury to the blood vessel activates platelets, which then aggregate and adhere ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Expands Sites for the First Stage of the ALTROPANE(R) Phase III Clinical Trial Program

... pre-clinical programs include, Inosine for the treatment of spinal cord injury and stroke, Oncomodulin for the treatment of ocular injury and disease and research programs directed at a number of regenerative ...

Helping Families Cope After an Injury

... commitment to deliver technology that touches life. The Center for injury Research and Prevention at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a pioneering injury research center devoted to evaluating and preventing injuries to children ...
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