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SELECT TRIAL Used Selenomethionine Instead of High-Selenium Yeast, SelenoExcell(R) - Previous Research has Shown SelenoExcell(R) Supplementation to Reduce Lung, Colon and Prostate Cancers by as Much as 63%, Says Cypress Systems, Inc.

... University found SelenoExcell(R) High-Selenium yeast to be more effective than selenomethionine in ... studies and human clinical trials." High-selenium yeast is different from selenomethionine. It contains ... advantage of SelenoExcell(R) High-Selenium yeast lies in its content of multiple forms of ...

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

... today announced the FDA 510(k) submission of yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH(TM) for detection of Candida yeast species from positive blood cultures. yeast Traffic Light(TM) is the latest addition to ...

Fish Oil and Red Yeast Rice Studied for Lowering Blood Cholesterol

... alternative treatment group participants received daily fish oil and red yeast rice supplements, and they were enrolled in a 12-week multidisciplinary ... alternative or relaxation practitioners. Red yeast rice is the product of yeast grown on rice. A dietary staple in some Asian countries, it contains ...

Awardees for the 2009 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Announced

... who is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His proposal is titled "Protective Role of Baker's yeast in Colonic Inflammation and Cancer." This study could make an important contribution in understanding the mechanisms by which yeast, which has been ...

Bayer Announces Leukine(R) Data Presentations at 45th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

... in patients with excessive leukemic blasts in bone marrow or peripheral blood (10 percent), in patients with known hypersensitivity to GM-CSF, yeast derived products or any component of Leukine, and for concomitant use with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Serious allergic or anaphylactic reactions ...

Newly Published Phase III Study Shows Arzoxifene Significantly Increased Bone Mineral Density

... overall in the number of subjects reporting adverse events in the arzoxifene group compared with the placebo group, with the exception of vaginal yeast infection (arzoxifene 4%, placebo 0%, p=0.02). New or worsening hot flushes were not significantly different between the arzoxifene and ...

Why Wait for an Anti-Aging Drug? Researchers Interviewed on CBS-TV's 60 MINUTES Discover Longevinex(R) Nutriceutical Matrix Activates 9-Fold More Longevity Genes than Plain Resveratrol

... rocky road since it was first proposed in 2003. Early on it was shown that resveratrol activated the SIR2 gene in simpler life forms and cause yeast cells, fruit flies and round worms to live longer. SIR2 is a gene that is similar to Sirtuin1 in humans. But only recently have researchers at ...

Panacea Pharmaceuticals Announces Issuance of a U.S. Patent Covering Anti-HAAH Antibodies

... colon cancer. PAN-622 and other antibodies covered under U.S. Patent Number 7,413,737 were developed in collaboration with MIT using a proprietary yeast display technology. More detailed information is included in Yeung YA, Finney AH, Koyrakh IA, Lebowitz MS, Chanbari HA, Wands JR, Wittrup KD. ...

Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes Leukine(R) Study Demonstrating Positive Survival Outcomes in Patients with High-Risk Melanoma

... in patients with excessive leukemic blasts in bone marrow or peripheral blood (10 percent), in patients with known hypersensitivity to GM-CSF, yeast derived products or any component of Leukine, and for concomitant use with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Serious allergic or anaphylactic reactions ...

Study Supports Possible Use of Leukine(R) as a Potential Adjuvant Therapy for High-Risk Melanoma Patients

... in patients with excessive leukemic blasts in bone marrow or peripheral blood (10%), in patients with known hypersensitivity to GM-CSF, yeast derived products or any component of Leukine, and for concomitant use with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Serious allergic or anaphylactic reactions ...

Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1 Percent Offers Lowest Approved Dose of Estradiol for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Hot Flashes Associated with Menopause

... clinical trials, the most common side effects were inflammation of the nasal passages and pharynx, upper respiratory tract infection, vaginal yeast infection, breast tenderness and vaginal bleeding. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms that concern you. Estrogen ...

Florastor(R) Receives ConsumerLab.com Certification

... clinically proven to be particularly effective in combating antibiotic-associated diarrhea, since, unlike bacteria-based probiotics, the beneficial yeast in Florastor cannot be killed by the antibiotic treatment itself. Probiotics are defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the ...

AlphaMed Pharmaceuticals Announces Breakthrough in the Development of Recombinant Alpha 1-Antitrypsin

... alpha 1-antitrypsin (AAT). AlphaMed scientists expressed their recombinant AAT utilizing the Company's proprietary production system in yeast. The yeast has been genetically altered to produce a molecule "virtually identical" to that which is manufactured by the human body. "This marks a major ...

FDA Approves MiddleBrook's Amoxicillin PULSYS for Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis in Adolescents and Adults

... of a mild and transient nature. The most frequently reported adverse reactions (> 1%) which were suspected or probably drug- related were vaginal yeast infection (2.0%), diarrhea (1.7%), nausea (1.3%), and headache (1.0%). Safety and effectiveness of MOXATAG in pediatric patients less than 12 years ...

NIEHS Researchers Identify Enzyme Critical in DNA Replication

... polymerase epsilon plays in replicating DNA in higher organisms such as yeast and perhaps even humans. The study places us one step closer to ... Pursell ZF, Isoz I, Lundström EB, Johannsson E, Kunkel TA. yeast DNA Polymerase e Participates in Leading-Strand DNA Replication. Science, ...

Scientific Results Presented At ECCMID Demonstrate Well- Differentiated Profile of Basilea's Two Phase III Anti- infective Compounds

... in current use. Isavuconazole is in phase III testing with two global primary-treatment phase III trials for the treatment of invasive yeast and mold infections. About Basilea Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is an independent biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, ...

New Analysis of Data from WHI Provides Reassurance With Respect to Coronary Heart Disease For Newly Menopausal Women Considering Hormone Therapy

... a clinical trial, the most commonly reported (.5%) side effects that occurred more frequently with PREMARIN than with placebo were vaginitis due to yeast or other causes, vaginal bleeding, painful menstruation and leg cramps. In a clinical trial, the most commonly reported (.5%) side effects that ...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes New Data on Gardasil, Merck's Cervical Cancer Vaccine

... on chemically-defined fermentation media which include vitamins, amino acids, mineral salts, and carbohydrates. The VLPs are released from the yeast cells by cell disruption and purified by a series of chemical and physical methods. The purified VLPs are adsorbed on preformed aluminum-containing ...

Data Published in The Lancet Show Gardasil was 100 Percent Effective in Preventing High-Grade Vulvar and Vaginal Lesions Caused by HPV Types 16 and 18

... on chemically-defined fermentation media which include vitamins, amino acids, mineral salts, and carbohydrates. The VLPs are released from the yeast cells by cell disruption and purified by a series of chemical and physical methods. The purified VLPs are adsorbed on preformed aluminum-containing ...

International Movement Disorder Specialists Receive New Information About the Use of Once-Daily Azilect in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

... taking AZILECT you should avoid foods and beverages high in tyramine content such as aged cheeses, air-dried meats, pickled herring, yeast extract, aged red wines, tap/draft beers, sauerkraut, and soy sauce. -- When taking AZILECT, you should not have elective surgery ...

New Assays to Detect Disseminated Fungal Infections

... Michael S. Singer, MD, PhD Contributing Editor Harvard Medical School The yeast Candida and mold Aspergillus represent two of the most important classes of fungi in clinical medicine. They live in virtually every ...
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