University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test
... of a PCR and Mass Spectroscopy-based (PCR-MS) method
for Quantitative, Type-specific Detection of ... paper. "More importantly, because the PCR-MS method
also measures the quantity of HPV relative to the ... years, the well known "Pap smear" was the primary method
for detecting early signs of cervical cancer. ...
Merz Pharmaceuticals Announce Three Studies of NT-201 - (Botulinum neurotoxin type A Free From Complexing Proteins)
... Daniel Truong, and Angelika Hanschman.
CD patients previously treated with another ... Daniel Truong, and Angelika Hanschman.
CD patients not previously treated with BoNT ... I. Sassin, G. Comes, S. Grafe, T. Platz
Patients who previously participated in the ...
Creighton Medical Laboratories First to Offer New Cancer Test
... to offer a new and more effective testing method
The method, called SNP array ... it available for routine clinical use.
can help doctors make more accurate cancer ... respond to specific drugs.
With the new method
being used at Creighton Medical Laboratories, DNA ...
Perceptive Informatics Introduces Medical Imaging Methodology to Accelerate Development Decisions About Alzheimer's Treatments
... Initiative (ADNI).
The advantages of this method
include providing higher quality, reproducible, ... disease. Perceptive has developed a novel method
of ventricular measurement that accurately ... Perceptive Informatics. "We believe that this method
can support sponsors in reducing the time, cost, ...
ViroPharma Submits Comments on Vancocin(R) Draft Bioequivalence Guidance
... bioequivalence to Vancocin. OGD's new method
nonetheless retains in vitro dissolution ... places patient lives in the hands of an unproven method
that is riddled with assumptions, and the result ... any way we can in the development of a rigorous method
that will ensure the approval of safe and ...
ASGE Encourages Patients to Speak to Their Doctor About Colorectal Cancer Screening Options
... to large-sized polyps in the colon, but
of testing is not as effective in diagnosing ... speak to their doctor about the screening method
that is best for them.
"Colorectal cancer is ... rate for polyps of all
sizes and is the only method
that allows us to remove polyps before they
febit and TGen Collaborate to Study New DNA Capture Method
... DNA capture and
elution, an extremely efficient method
to preselect sequences for
Next-Generation ... desired set of capture probes. The new method
extraordinary performance of latest ... on the use and further development of
enhances the opportunities for TGen researchers ...
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy is More Accurate and Reliable Than Other Methods of Subclinical Assessment of Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Patients, According to Paper Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology
... when assessments were conducted with the
and 40 percent that were missed through ... treated on their non-dominant side, the SOAC method
lower sensitivity, with ... lymphedema going undetected. The self-reporting method
low specificity, with a 40 percent false ...
Start of Phase I Study for Intranasal Pandemic Influenza Vaccine deltaFLU
... vaccine in three major
characteristics and in the method
1. Nasal Spray
The vaccine is ... Hills Biotechnology comprises a
modern production method
in cell cultures and does not rely on ... Avir Green Hills Biotechnology has
optimized the method
of reverse genetics, which permits the generation ...
EPA Approves XDS-CALUX(R) as Alternate Dioxin Test Method 4435
... Methods Workgroup formally reviewed and approved method
inclusion into Test Methods for ... system consists of a unique
sample processing method
linked with a sensitive gene expression ... here in the U.S. Our
screening analysis method
is faster, far more affordable, and in many ...
Schering-Plough Announces Imperfect Contraceptive Use Impacts Women's Emotional Well-Being
of inconsistent use of the contraceptive method
when confronted with
noncompliant behavior, an ... noncompliant behavior with their current method
work activities and their ... implications depending on the
used. About 40 percent of women in all groups ...
Novel PCT Method Unveiled by Pressure BioSciences, Inc. and Collaborators at the Harvard School of Public Health
... Presentations on this unique
"systems biology" method
were made by Dr. Alexander V. Lazarev (PBI) ... Dr. Lazarev and Dr.
Ivanov unveiled a novel method
that they said successfully overcomes ... the
same initial sample. We believe that this method
offers a significant
advantage over other ...
Microarray Sequence Capture Speeds Large-Scale Resequencing of Targeted Genomic Regions
... details of a highly efficient and
for capturing targeted regions of the genome ... cancer, asthma and heart disease. The predominant method
selection of specific genomic regions for ... by providing an adaptable, massively
for selective enrichment of genomic regions of ...
New Research Shows: Neurofeedback is an 'Evidence-Based' Treatment for ADHD
... July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurofeedback - also
called EEG Biofeedback - is a method
used to train brain activity in order to
normalize Brain function and ... to learn the brain to
suppress or produce specific brain activity. This method
discovered for the treatment of Epilepsy and from 1976 ...
Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Clinical Trials with NT-201(Botulinum neurotoxin type A free from complexing proteins) at Annual Movement Disorders Society Meeting
... proteins) authored by R. Benecke, S. Grafe, I. Sassin, and G. Comes.
Efficacy in focal dystonia was analyzed on the pooled data from 2 ... Amaral e Silva, A., Aquilar, M., Lehnert-Batar, A., and Minnasch, P.
Responder analysis of at least 1-point improvement from baseline to ...
Getting More From Whole-Transcript Microarrays
... added that, "To the best of our knowledge, this is the first statistical method
that interrogates differential splicing using the Gene 1.0 ST platform. We have used this method
for uncovering differential splicing in human tissues, where typically a ...
Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Three Clinical Trials With NT-201 (Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A Free From Complexing Proteins) in Movement Disorder Patients
... by Cynthia Comella of Rush University in Chicago .
This prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center study ... of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston , TX .
This prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, ...
Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin
... anywhere testing is needed."
Currently, the most common testing method
for TB is sputum microscopy , or the smear test, that has remained ... it requires less hands-on work than the acid fast smear, long a standard method
to identify tuberculosis, but it is much more sensitive."
New Imaging Analysis Predicts Brain Tumor Survival
... week after beginning treatment for brain tumors, a new imaging analysis method
was able to predict which patients would live longer, researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found.
uses a standard magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, protocol to monitor ...
Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good
... years," said Onik. Additionally, Onik presented results of a 3-D biopsy method
that provides superior information on the extent and grade of prostate ... cancer is in great part determined by the Gleason score, a cancer ranking method
indicating tumor grade and stage and the extent and location of a ...
Blood Testing Identifies Abnormal Cells Up to Six Years Prior to Leukemia Diagnosis
... and Oncology.
For the study, Dr. Albitar and Ms. Ma developed a method
to identify abnormal B-cell clones in blood specimens. Quest Diagnostics ... identified by examining cell-surface proteins, or CLL markers, using a method
called flow cytometry, and by using molecular techniques to confirm the ...
VAI Finding Could Lead to New Drugs for Anxiety, Depression
... to form salt crystals but much more difficult. The
lab used a unique method
to do this that they recently developed to
determine the structure of the ... Xu, "and there is a good chance we may be able to
apply our crystallizing method
to even more members of this family going
Established by Jay ...
What is the Optimal Method of Ischemia Evaluation in WomeN: Preliminary Data from the WOMEN Study
... particularly challenging.
Data from the WOMEN Study: What is the Optimal method
Evaluation in WomeN presented today at the American Society of ... disease in symptomatic women. The study goal is
to determine the best method
based upon a 2 year follow-up. Researchers
will present baseline data from ...
Doctor Declares War on Hospital Infections, Patents MRSA-Killing Machine
reduce hospital infection. "Our goal was to find a disinfection method
was fast, safe and thorough; used no chemicals; and was automated ... Disinfector. "Our research team developed a fail-safe
using germ-lethal doses of reflected UV germicidal
energy to destroy ...
Cell Therapeutics Announces that the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Completes Enrollment in Phase II Clinical Trial of Brostallicin as First Line Therapy for Advanced or Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma
... by the EORTC.
Context of Vulnerability
CTI and SM are employing a new method
of drug development, the "context
of vulnerability" approach. Using ... there can be no guarantee that the
"Context of Vulnerability" development method
will prove to be
cost-effective or that it will decrease the time and cost ...
First Breast Cancer Patient Receives Treatment in National Electronic Brachytherapy Registry Launched by Three Physician Societies
... breast brachytherapy treatment decisions and
the potential impact this new method
of delivering non-radioactive, non-
isotope- based radiation treatment may ... and multi-
disciplinary evaluation of Electronic Brachytherapy, a new method
delivering non-isotope-based radiation treatment is timely and ...
Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of Phase 1b ZFP Therapeutic Data at American Diabetes Association Meeting
... Quantitative sensory testing (QST) using the
Vibratron II is used as a method
of assessing a subject's change in
vibration sensitivity. Direct ... or nerve conduction velocity (NCV) in both
sensory and motor nerves is a method
of assessing the integrity or health
of the nerve. A broader approach to ...
Ion Mobility Diagnostic Test from Quest Diagnostics is First to Provide Direct Physical Measurement of Lipoprotein Particles, Cardiovascular Disease Indicators, Study Finds
... Clinical Chemistry.
"Our data suggest that this novel ion mobility-based method
advantages over other procedures for lipoprotein particle analysis ... measurements to determine particle concentration, the ion
measures lipoprotein particle concentration and size
regardless of the ...
New Gene Discovery Suggests Which Patients CTI's Brostallicin May Benefit
... potentially making the
drug's development more efficient. This method
of drug development is known
as the context of vulnerability approach. The ... .
Context of Vulnerability
CTI and SM are employing a new method
of drug development, the "context
of vulnerability" approach. Using ...
Research Presented at ISHLT Shows Promise of Addressing Critical Organ Shortage and Better Organ Preservation
... for preservation during transport. The time during transport in
is referred to as cold ischemic time, more specifically the
interval ... the organ in a living, beating state. Preserving an organ with
reduces cold ischemic time and allows for evaluation of organ
Kibow Biotech Obtains Australian, Chinese and Indian Patents Protecting the Composition and Basic Technology Behind Its Oral Probiotic Formulation for Chronic Kidney Failure
... The approved patent,
"Prebiotic and Probiotic Compositions and their method
of use for Gut-based
Therapy," protects the composition and method
behind the Company's oral
probiotic product formulation (Kibow Biotics(R)) ...
Simple Test Accurately Predicts Risk of Serious Jaundice in Newborns
level and a screening checklist of risk factors such as intended method
feeding, siblings with history of jaundice, and race.
The ... at very high risk and which ones are at very low risk."
This screening method
should allow pediatricians to determine which
newborns should stay in the ...
ARCA Discovery Announces Data Demonstrating Potential for Bucindolol as Targeted Therapy in Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Ventricular Arrhythmia
... in evaluating heart failure
drugs. The analysis revealed that the EPC method
-- due to its level of
specificity -- adjudicated fewer hospitalizations ... the EPC
adjudication tended to increase effect size, although the CRF method
identifying heart failure hospitalizations yielded similar ...
One Shot of Gene Therapy Spreads Through Brain in Animal Study
... - method
Has Potential for Correcting Devastating Genetic Diseases -
... in animals can be realized in people,
researchers may have a potential method
for gene therapy to treat a host of
rare but devastating congenital human ...
Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases
... system that uses a tiny silicone cup filled with any drug and sealed to the outer surface (episclera) of the eyeball may offer a more effective method
for the sustained delivery of medicines for retinal and vitreous diseases, according to a new report by A. Linn Murphree, M.D, director of the ...
Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.
... benefit of being both non-invasive and cost-effective," stated Eduardo Cruz, founder & CEO of Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd. "Additionally, this new method
would potentially allow for earlier diagnosis of the disease, and subsequently enable women to seek relief from their symptoms sooner."
Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology
... a powerful solution to the challenge of making gene knockouts in cells and in whole organisms. We believe that this technology will become the method
of choice for genome engineering in cells, plants and transgenic animals."
In the first commercial application of this technique, OMT, a ...
R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. Completes Phase 1 Clinical Study on RK-023
... next step, single and 5-day repeated applications of RK-023 preparation to the scalp were conducted by a randomized, placebo-controlled, double blind method
to evaluate the safety and pharmacokinetics of the drug. In the single-dose study, 2 ml of RK-023 preparation was applied to the vertex region of 6 ...
Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease
... These two technology platforms harken back to the origins of the pharmaceutical industry, when phenotypic responses were the sole screening method
and natural product derivatives formed the starting materials for successful drug discovery.
Cognition Therapeutics was founded on small ...
Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference
Successful Recruiting Strategies for Alzheimer's Clinical Trials
Several studies at ICAD 2009 investigated the most effective method
of recruiting people for Alzheimer's clinical studies. Researchers in one study found that successful Alzheimer's trials promote volunteerism and ...