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Gene Found Activated in 70% of Prostate Cancer Cases, George Washington University Medical Center Scientists Report

... at GWUMC. In the January, 2009 print issue of modern Pathology, a journal of the Nature Publishing ... as "advance online publication" (Citation: modern Pathology advance online publication 17 October ... Associates, +1-301-283-0821, +1-202-329-1700, modern Pathology: Marsha Cline, +1-317-274-2476 ...

Laser Burn Injuries in One Eye Can Disrupt Protective Immune Privilege in Both Eyes, Study Finds

... patients with laser burns sustained on the battlefield and in other modern settings. The discovery is also significant because it suggests a ... found their way onto the battlefield, into the operating rooms and into modern research laboratories. While ophthalmologists have been aware of the local ...

Winning the War on Cancer: The Critical Role of Radiation Oncology

... cancer researchers have documented, for the first time ever, that modern therapeutic advances are contributing to make patients less likely to die ... treatment delivers a targeted high dose of radiation to kill tumors. With modern approaches, cancer cells are killed with reduced side effects. ...

New Localized Cancer Treatment for Advanced Retinoblastoma Saves Children From Having Eyes Removed, Restores Vision in Some Cases

... an ophthalmologist specialist in cancer and a pediatric oncologist. modern medicine is so complex that new treatments are often discovered by ... arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Interventional oncology is a growing specialty area of ...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

... way that HIV, SARS and swine flu originated. "This discovery shows that ancient diseases, such as malaria, can originate in the same way that modern pandemics do, namely by jumping from animals to humans" Wolfe said. "We now know that malaria, while at least thousands of years old, did not ...

New Results From ARTEN Study of Nevirapine Plus Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor Regimen of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Plus TDF/FTC Revealed

... first large study to directly compare the efficacy and safety of nevirapine and ritonavir-boosted atazanavir (ATV/r) when combined with TDF/FTC, a modern backbone therapy commonly used with both nevirapine and ATV/r in clinical practice. All patients enrolled in the study had CD4+ cell counts as ...

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

... interest and to discover genetic variations for use in marker assisted breeding. The teams are also applying traditional breeding tools, as well as modern plant molecular biology tools, to improve plant yield, oil quality, fertilizer requirements and to enhance stress and disease tolerance. ACGT ...

Avineuro Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Beginning of Phase I Clinical Studies of AVN-211, Potent Small Molecule for Treatment of Schizophrenia.

... novel small molecules for unmet medical needs in neurology and psychiatry. Avineuro emphasizes a rational approach to drug discovery that combines modern medicinal chemistry with streamlined pre-clinical and clinical development studies, thus allowing a fast transition to proof-of-concept product ...

Oh, My Aching Back: Give Me a Shot of Ozone

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Many conditions that once required surgery can be treated less invasively by interventional radiologists. Interventional radiology ...

Metastatic Bone Disease Patients Can Walk in Lazarus' Footsteps

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional oncology is a growing specialty area of interventional radiology. Interventional radiologists can deliver treatments ...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional oncology is a growing specialty area of interventional radiology. Interventional radiologists can deliver treatments ...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional oncology is a growing specialty area of interventional radiology. Interventional radiologists can deliver treatments ...

For Old or Young Dialysis Patients, AV Fistulas Remain Pure Gold

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today many conditions that once required surgery can be treated less invasively by interventional radiologists. Interventional ...

deCODE Receives California Clinical Laboratory License

... genetic risk factors for the common diseases such as heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and common cancers will soon become a standard part of modern healthcare. This information enables individuals to take more control of their health, and is driving the transition from a healthcare system based ...

Chemstar Corporation Offers Comprehensive Deep Cleaning Programs to Combat Salmonella, Listeria, and E. coli in Retail Supermarkets

... in industries such as retail supermarkets, foodservice, restaurants, hospitality, food processing, and healthcare institutions. Chemstar provides modern technology platforms to support auditing, data collection, analysis, and reporting of safety and quality assurance data. For more information about ...

FDA Stem Cell Approval Breakthrough Laudable

... Stem Cells. His theory that Adult Stem Cells are nothing less than the body's natural healing system has profound implications for every area of modern medicine. He holds a Masters degree in neurophysiology from the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Montreal's McGill University . ...

Roxane Laboratories, Inc. Updated Launch of Calcium Acetate Capsules, 667mg

... Technical Product Information hotline at 1-800-962-8364. About Roxane Laboratories, Inc. Roxane Laboratories is located in Columbus, OH in a modern 500,000 square foot manufacturing and laboratory facility. The facility spans 70 acres and currently employs over 1,000 people. Currently, ...

Interleukin Genetics to Present Important New Findings at 2008 World Congress on Osteoarthritis

... activities. About Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a debilitating, degenerative joint disease and the leading cause of physical disability in modern societies. According to data on the American College of Rheumatology website, approximately 21 million adults in the U.S. have joint pain and limited ...

Society of Interventional Radiology Applauds Report's Uterine Fibroid Embolization Recommendations

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today, interventional radiology treatments are first-line care for many conditions that once required surgery. Interventional radiology ...

Video: Prognosis Split for Hip Fracture and Hip Replacement in the Elderly

... complications for the extremely elderly age group the surgery must be done because these patients have poorer outcomes if it is not performed. modern techniques and early mobilization have also helped to reduce the morbidity and complications associated with hip fractures within this age group. ...

Volcano's VH(R) IVUS Technology Used in Imaging Study of GlaxoSmithKline's Novel Investigational Compound, Darapladib

... therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced ...

Variant of Mad Cow Disease May Be Transmitted by Blood Transfusions, According to Animal Study

... WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blood transfusions are a valuable treatment mechanism in modern medicine, but can come with the risk of donor disease transmission. Researchers are continually studying the biology of blood products to understand ...

Copper Eliminates Resistant Hospital Germs in a Worldwide Field Test

... backdrop of the current problems in the health care system, the DKI has now taken the first steps in order to apply these properties of copper in a modern hospital", according to the Director of the European Copper Competence Centre "Antimicrobial Properties". Visual material and the PowerPoint ...

Prescription Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Cancer

... trials remains small," Kripke writes, "this preliminary analysis should be viewed as an investigative step, rather than sufficient proof that modern hypnotics cause cancer." But both he and Friedman -- who congratulated Kripke for raising this important issue even though the reviewer remained ...

Groundbreaking American Journal of Play from Strong National Museum of Play(R) Premiers July 2008

... in America from Pilgrims and Patriots to Kid Jocks and Joystick Jockeys: Or How Play Mirrors Social Change by Gary Cross, Distinguished Professor of modern History at Pennsylvania State University and author of Kids' Stuff: Toys and the Changing World of American Childhood. -- The Power of Play: ...

Heart Patients More Likely to Adopt Healthy Habits in 3-Year Program Led by Cardiac Rehabilitation Experts, Mayo Clinic Research Shows

... in extending survival benefits. Mayo researchers developed the disease manager model of cardiac rehabilitation to extend the lifesaving benefits modern medicine offers, and spare patients the trauma and the expense of repeat surgeries and hospitalizations, says lead researcher Ray Squires, Ph.D. ...

GlaxoSmithKline Announces New Drug Application and Phase III Results for Rezonic(TM)/Zunrisa(TM) (Casopitant)

... are we doing? J Support Oncol. 2004;2(suppl 1):1-12. (6) Grunberg S, et. Al. Incidence of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Emesis after modern Antiemetics: Perception versus Reality. Cancer. 2004;100,10 :2261-2268. (7) Hesketh PJ, et Al. Differential involvement of ...

CellCyte Genetics Signs Collaborative Agreement With Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine to Perform Disease Model Outcome Study of CellCyte's CCG-TH30 Product Candidate

... achievement, and therapeutic discovery. Investigators at Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute are exploring complex problems in modern cardiovascular research, including basic cellular signaling pathways and their contributions to disease, the use of stem cells in regenerative ...

Napo Presents at ISPOR Meeting in Toronto

... Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, May 3 through 7, 2008. Using classic and modern psychometric methods, a single scale comprised of 9 survey questions covering two HR-QoL content areas was developed. The survey questions showed ...

Volcano Announces Participation in SATURN Clinical Trial Sponsored by AstraZeneca

... therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced ...

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

... that food safety is linked to the health of the animals that produce the meat, dairy, and egg products that we eat. In fact, scientists have found modern intensive confinement production systems can be stressful for food animals, and that stress can increase pathogen shedding in animals. Rural ...

PharmAthene's Recombinant Butyrylcholinesterase (rBChE) May Play A Neuroprotective Role in Alzheimer's Disease

... agents, were discovered in the 1930s following intensive research into new insecticides. Their discovery represents the beginning of modern chemical warfare. These agents cause toxicity by binding to and inhibiting acetylcholinesterase, an enzyme in the body that is essential for nervous ...

Neutropenia: Biosimilar Product from India Moves One Step Closer to European Market

... Group, it has carved a niche in the biotechnology sector in the country. The company has fully integrated biopharmaceutical operations with an ultra modern R&D facility and an EU GMP-certified manufacturing facility. Contacts: Kwizda Pharma GmbH Helmut Brunar, Ph.D., M.Sc. VP Research & Business ...

Dutch Top Institute Allocates 150 Million Euro to R&D Projects Targeting Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease

... be applied as quickly as possible to actual patient care. "These R&D projects are highly innovative and tackle some of the biggest challenges in modern medicine, including finding better ways to early diagnose and treat diseases such as heart failure, diabetes, cardiac arrhythmias, childhood ...

Kingfisher Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Breakthrough KFH Energy for Chronic Pain Sufferers

... the body's physiological processes. Intended for home use, KFH Energy encapsulates this novel technology in a hand-held device. Its sleek and modern design elements, including the patented touch-screen panel, make the device both convenient and easy to use. KFH Energy received CE mark in Europe in ...

Treatment Gives Lung Cancer Patients With Inoperable Tumors Two Years or More

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Interventional oncology is a growing specialty area of interventional radiology. Today many conditions that once required surgery can ...

New Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Registry Data Show Clot Quickly Removed, Blood Flow Restored in Large Patient Registry

... stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine. Today many conditions that once required surgery can be treated less invasively by interventional radiologists. Interventional ...

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 11

... Bureau: TUESDAY, MARCH 11: FLU EPIDEMIC'S 90TH Profile America -- Tuesday, March 11th. One of the most devastating public health crises of modern times hit the U.S. on this day 90 years ago and experts are still studying it, hoping to head off a similar global pandemic. The first cases were ...

PET Scans Show Gene Therapy Normalizes Brain Function in Parkinson's Patients

... published study included the clinical results of the novel gene therapy trial, but this new report from the same study focuses on the power of modern brain scans to show that the gene therapy altered brain activity in a favorable way. This latest study is published this week in the Proceedings of ...

Your Hearing May be at Risk, Says Harvard Men's Health Watch

... third, acoustic trauma is a significant contributor, reports the December 2007 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch. Acoustic trauma is a product of modern life. On-the-job noise exposure is the most common cause, but recreational noise -- such as loud music -- is catching up. If present trends continue, ...
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