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

... Center at Fort Worth have determined that rapid estrogen administration can protect the brain ... these animal studies of the protective effects of rapid estrogen treatment to human patients with severe ... "Our animal research has demonstrated that rapid estrogen intervention protects the brain ...

MJFF's Rapid Response Innovation Awards Hit Mid-2009 With Over $1 Million Funded in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Parkinson's Disease

... development through its groundbreaking rapid Response Innovation Awards . Projects include ... more effective symptomatic therapy. rapid Response , one of the Foundation's Edmond J. ... thinking whenever inspiration strikes. " rapid Response enables us to assess the best new ideas ...

Studies Show AFRESA(R) Controls Post-Meal Sugar Levels With Less Weight Gain and Hypoglycemia Risk for Diabetes Patients

... Latest data on ultra rapid acting insulin presented at the American Diabetes ... studies show that the investigational ultra rapid acting insulin AFRESA(R) (insulin human [rDNA ... of hypoglycemia." AFRESA is a novel, ultra rapid acting mealtime insulin therapy with an action ...

AFRESA(R) Phase 3 Pulmonary Function Safety Data in Patients with Diabetes Presented at ADA

... Inhalation Powder is a well-tolerated, ultra rapid acting insulin with changes in pulmonary function ... insulin therapy." AFRESA is a novel, ultra rapid acting mealtime insulin therapy with an action ... About AFRESA (R) AFRESA(R) is a novel, ultra rapid acting mealtime insulin therapy being studied for ...

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

... "Our understanding of the protein chemistry of rapid replication enables us to develop synthetic ... replikins, a new group of peptides related to the rapid replication function in viral and other diseases. ... discovery of a new group of peptides related to rapid replication called Replikins, whose increase in ...

Siemens Corporate Research Develops RAPID2 System for Fast Discovery of Discriminative Pathogen Signatures

... discovery process for the development of rapid diagnostic tests. This system marries the power ... generation of molecular diagnostic tests for the rapid detection of healthcare-associated infections ... H1N1 Flu outbreak, our system would enable a rapid response with the development of a ...

AdvanDx Launches Fast, 90 Minutes Protocol for All CE-IVD Marked PNA FISH(R) Tests in Europe

... May 2003, AdvanDx's PNA FISH tests have provided rapid identification of bloodstream pathogens to help ... FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and accurate identification of bloodstream ... hours instead of days. Clinical studies show that rapid identification of bloodstream pathogens using PNA ...

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

... time, European clinicians will have access to a rapid test that can simultaneously identify ... drug-resistant strains, the need for accurate and rapid detection of tuberculosis is becoming ... management of the disease requires access to rapid detection, prevention, and treatment. ...

Watson Announces United States Availability of RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin), a Novel New Treatment in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

... now available in pharmacies, will provide rapid symptom relief for number one reason men visit a ... of Watson . "We are confident that the proven rapid efficacy and safety of RAPAFLO(TM) will provide ... our 3-day sample packs to clearly demonstrate the rapid relief and tolerability of RAPAFLO(TM)." The ...

Archimedes Pharma Announces Successful Proof-of-Concept Results on Two Intranasal Development Projects

... Apomorphine are consistent with a potential for rapid treatment of hypomobility in advanced Parkinson's ... physicians combined with ease/speed of use and rapid onset of action. Archimedes' unique formulation ... significant safety issues were reported. rapid and reproducible delivery via the nasal route ...

Alexza's AZ-004 (Staccato(R) Loxapine) Meets Primary Endpoint of Treating Acute Agitation in Patients with Bipolar Disorder in Phase 3 Trial

... Efficacy Endpoints AZ-004 exhibited a rapid onset of effect. At 10 minutes post-dose, ... to effectively respond to the potential rapid escalation of an acute agitation episode. ... to placebo. The 10 mg dose of AZ-004 exhibited a rapid onset of effect, with a statistically significant ...

Research Explores the Effects of Stem Cell Source and Patient Age on Stem Cell Transplantation Outcomes

... Human Cord Bloo d Progenitor Cells Results in rapid Myeloid Reconstitution in Vivo F ... the expanded unit was to provide cells capable of rapid myeloid recovery. To achieve best ... cord blood units. A relatively rapid engraftment time, averaging 14 days, was observed ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $11 Million in 2009 Funding for Translational, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Parkinson's Disease Research

... into the larger context of the MJFF portfolio. rapid Response Innovation Awards, An Edmond J. Safra ... No deadline; applications accepted at any time rapid Response Innovation Awards provide up to $75,000 ... Pre-proposals (required for all programs except rapid Response Innovation Awards) will be reviewed by ...

CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years

... Results from the open-label extension study to rapid 1 met both co-primary endpoints (American College ... showed that the response to CIMZIA treatment was rapid in both studies with more than a third (36.7 ... of the studies (Week 24 in FAST 4WARD; Week 52 in rapid 1). "The data show that treatment with CIMZIA ...

Walter Reed Evaluation Concludes FirstVue(TM) HBSAG Test is Preferred over Other Rapid Tests

... Higher Sensitivity and Specificity than Other rapid HBSAG Tests and FirstVue(TM) ... was the ... LLC an emerging worldwide marketing leader in rapid diagnostic test kits, today announced that a ... "Laboratory Evaluation of Hepatitis B rapid Test for Use in Screening Walking Blood Bank ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Participates in Meeting on HIV/AIDS with UN Secretary-General

... on its previously announced 4th generation rapid HIV diagnostic test, the Determine HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab ... system with a rechargeable battery and provides rapid results in 15 minutes or less. Using a small ... health and quality of life. A global leader in rapid point-of-care diagnostics, Inverness' products, ...

Cepheid Announces CE IVD Release of First On-Demand Test for van A/van B Genes Most Associated With Hospital-Acquired VRE Infection

... Diagnostic Medical Devices. The test delivers rapid detection of vanA and/or vanB genes, the genes ... by Cepheid AB in Bromma, Sweden. "A rapid test for detection of drug resistance genes ... carriers so clinicians can make rapid infection control decisions to prevent a possible ...

NVA237 Phase II Results Presented at the European Respiratory Society Annual Meeting Show Promising Efficacy and Tolerability With Potentially Faster Onset Than Tiotropium

... of action to tiotropium with potentially a more rapid onset of action. In addition, studies lasting up ... involving 83 patients, all doses of NVA237 showed rapid onset of action and sustained 24-hour ... post-dose spirometry data suggested a more rapid onset of action than tiotropium. During the ...

Alexza's AZ-004 (Staccato(R) Loxapine) Phase 3 Trial Meets Primary Endpoint of Treating Acute Agitation in Schizophrenic Patients

... with a well-established mechanism of action with rapid absorption and patient self-administration, makes ... acute agitation with new therapies that provide rapid onset of predictable effect and are delivered in ... The 10 mg dose of AZ-004 also exhibited a rapid onset of effect. At 10 minutes post-dose, the 10 ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Receives USDA Licensure of the BinaxNOW(R) Avian Influenza Virus Type A Antigen Test Kit

... Responding to a USDA-identified need for a rapid influenza test for veterinary use, Inverness ... only manufacturer to have two versions of their rapid antigen test kit for influenza: one USDA ... health and quality of life. A global leader in rapid point-of-care diagnostics, Inverness' products, ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Funds $1.1 Million for Cutting-Edge Approaches to Parkinson's Disease Under Rapid Response Innovation Awards 2008

... funded through The Michael J. Fox Foundation's rapid Response Innovation Awards 2008. As part of ... being accepted, and a total of $2 million in rapid Response awards is expected by year's end. rapid Response helps keep new and novel approaches to ...

Alexza Initiates Second Phase 3 Clinical Trial for AZ-004 (Staccato(R) Loxapine)

... believes the novel, non-invasive nature and rapid pharmacokinetic (PK) properties resulting from ... of loxapine via the Staccato system will provide rapid onset of drug effect, as measured by a reduction ... The 10 mg dose of AZ-004 also exhibited a rapid onset of effect, with a statistically significant ...

Study Shows Use of AdvanDx's PNA FISH(TM) Test was Associated with an 82% Reduction in Intensive Care Unit Mortality Rates from Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections

... and other factors to understand the impact of the rapid PNA FISH results on patient care and outcomes. ... Hospital Center study. Not only do they show that rapid reporting of PNA FISH results can help ... antibiotic use and improve patient care, but the rapid results also help to save lives," said Thais T. ...

BD Announces CE Marking of a New Molecular Test to Diagnose Patients with Clostridium difficile Infections

... the BD GeneOhm(TM) Cdiff molecular assay for the rapid diagnosis of patients with Clostridium difficile ... test that combines high assay sensitivity with a rapid turnaround time of less than two hours, ... difficile to other patients. Until now, rapid diagnosis of CDI has been difficult ...

Alexza Completes Enrollment in Phase 3 Clinical Trial with AZ-004 (Staccato(R) Loxapine) for Acute Agitation

... of loxapine via the Staccato system will provide rapid onset of drug effect, as measured by a reduction ... The 10 mg dose of AZ-004 also exhibited a rapid onset of effect, with a statistically significant ... drug to form a condensation aerosol that allows rapid systemic drug delivery through deep lung ...

AdvanDx Submits Yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH(TM) for FDA 510(k) Clearance for Detection of Candida species in Positive Blood Cultures

... PNA FISH(TM) diagnostics platform that provides rapid identification of bloodstream pathogens in hours ... and C. krusei in hours instead of days. The rapid results should enable clinicians to ... in Barcelona, Spain demonstrated that rapid identification of Candida species using PNA FISH ...

Concomitant Treatment With Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Clinically Significant Improvements for COPD Patients

... of the study. "When Perforomist(TM) Solution's rapid onset of action is combined with tiotropium's ... Perforomist(TM) Inhalation Solution has a rapid onset of significant bronchodilation within five ... Inhalation Solution was associated with rapid and sustained improvement in pulmonary ...

Anesiva Announces Publication of Phase 3 Zingo(TM) Data in the Journal Pediatrics

... "As demonstrated in the Phase 3 trial, Zingo's rapid action is a leap forward in the control of ... or Placebo Treatment), demonstrated Zingo's rapid onset of action, allowing peripheral venous ... Powder Lidocaine Delivery System Provides rapid Effective Analgesia for Venipuncture or ...

Alexza Announces Positive Phase 1 Results With AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon)

... dizziness and somnolence. These data indicate a rapid onset of effect, apparently directly related ... is a potentially significant clinical need for rapid and predictable onset of sleep in patients ... The Company believes that AZ-007 may provide rapid sleep onset. Moreover, by coupling the shorter ...

Nuvelo Announces Positive Proof-of-Concept Data With Anticogulant NU172

... that the thrombin-inhibitor achieved rapid onset and offset of anticoagulation after a ... through its potential to produce rapid and predictable onset of anticoagulation followed by rapid reversal once the infusion is discontinued." ...

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

... demonstrating a new and expanded benefit of early rapid hyperthermia (cooling) for the ... system has the capacity to achieve rapid cooling within the short time available before ... Accutrol catheter not only provides rapid cooling but the unique integrated temperature ...

InterMune Announces Top-Line Results of Phase 1b Trial of ITMN-191 (R7227) and Provides Program Update

... - rapid and significant reductions in HCV RNA observed; ... reported that treatment with ITMN-191 resulted in rapid and significant reductions in HCV RNA (see table ... generally mild and transient in nature. "With rapid and substantial anti-viral effect at twice daily ...

Circulation Publishes Data Showing KYNAPID(TM) (Vernakalant Hydrochloride) Injection Rapidly Converted Short-Duration Atrial Fibrillation to Sinus Rhythm

... we're pleased that KYNAPID displayed such a rapid conversion of AF to sinus rhythm," said Edward ... of the study showed KYNAPID demonstrated rapid conversion of short-duration AF and was well ... the heart, beat irregularly and at an extremely rapid rate. During ...

Alexza Initiates AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon) Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Updates Clinical Pipeline Development Status

... novel, non-invasive nature and possible rapid pharmacokinetic properties resulting from inhaled ... is a potentially significant clinical need for rapid and predictable onset of sleep in patients with ... delivery via the Staccato system may provide rapid sleep onset. Moreover, coupling the ...

Derma Sciences to Enter Phase II Development of Wound Healing Product That May Use Body's Own Naturally Occurring Stem Cells

... clinical development of DSC127, a novel and rapid wound-healing and scar-reduction product that has ... scar reduction, due in large part to the very rapid growth of cosmetic surgeries, is a significant ... As a person ages and gets beyond the age of rapid growth, the number of his or her mesenchymal stem ...

Pixantrone Versus Doxorubicin in CHOP-R Therapy for First-line Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Preliminary Results Presented at American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting

... were reported in the CHOP-R arm. Details of the rapid Trial The rapid (Replacing Adriamycin with Pixantrone to Improve ... studies of pixantrone in aggressive NHL patients, rapid and a phase III single agent trial, known as ...

Cepheid Launches New GeneXpert(R) Tests in Europe for Simultaneous, Rapid Detection of Staphylococcus Aureus and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

... The tests are designed to enable simultaneous rapid detection of two leading causes of hospital ... the Xpert MRSA/SA test to be very reliable for rapid DNA-based detection and identification of ... company is focusing on those applications where rapid molecular testing is particularly important, such ...

CIMZIA(R) (certolizumab pegol), Significantly Reduces Structural Damage and Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs & Symptoms for Up to One Year

... today the results of new Phase III data from the rapid 1 and 2 studies presented at the American College ... with methotrexate alone for up to one year. The rapid 1 data show that CIMZIA, given every two weeks ... in change from mTSS(b) at baseline. Data from rapid 2 confirm these results, showing that CIMZIA in ...

Study Shows VAPRISOL(R) is Effective in Increasing Serum Sodium Levels and Well-Tolerated in Patients With Euvolemic or Hypervolemic Hyponatremia

... reaction and hypokalemia. An overly rapid serum [Na+] increase occurred in 15 patients ... the other three. No adverse events related to a rapid rise in serum [Na+] were reported. About ... because VAPRISOL potentially can cause overly rapid correction of sodium leading to serious sequelae. ...

Human Genome Sciences Completes Enrollment of First Phase 3 Albuferon(R) Trial Ahead of Schedule

... "We are pleased with both the quality and the rapid progress of enrollment, and we look forward to ... alfa-2a) in combination with ribavirin. "The rapid pace of ACHIEVE 1 enrollment demonstrates a high ... The Company's primary focus is rapid progress toward the commercialization of its two ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Tampa, Fla. (July 9, 2014) Emerging fungal ... any other parasitic group, causing population declines of ... from the University of South Florida published in ... amphibians can acquire behavioral or immunological resistance to ... population declines. , "Acquired resistance is important ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research ... cancer-causing pathway in lung adenocarcinoma, the most common ... changes may expand the number of possible therapeutic ... greater number of patients with treatable mutations because ... already exist. , TCGA is jointly funded and ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... new study shows that some shark species may be able ... may come with rising temperatures. , The Arctic today is ... it wasn,t always like that. Roughly 53 to 38 million ... the Arctic was more similar to a huge temperate forest ... including ancestors of tapirs, hippo-like creatures, crocodiles and giant tortoises. ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Researchers have found that fecal transplantation is effective and ... patients. This is the result of a study led ... for Women,s Gastrointestinal Medicine at The Women,s Medicine Collaborative. ... in advance of print in the American Journal ... C. diff , has increased to epidemic proportions ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... feelings are personal and subjective, the human brain ... represents emotions across different senses, situations and even ... neuroscientist Adam Anderson. , "We discovered that fine-grained ... an area of the brain associated with emotional ... an individual,s subjective feeling," says Anderson, associate professor ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert ... present new findings at the Alzheimer,s Association International Conference ... Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts will focus ... to mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The research is ... in 1980 to examine healthy brain aging as well ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... and have a reputation for being highly toxic, but when ... being being found to offer potential health benefits in a ... dementia. A new compound (AP39), designed and made at the ... by targeting delivery of very small amounts of the substance ... Scientists in Exeter have already found that the compound protects ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... study conducted by researchers at Tufts University School of ... intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities ... increased. The findings, published in the July/August issue of ... interventions designed to address the oral health of individuals ... dental records of 107 patients at one of the ...
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