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First Clinical Experience With Soliris(R) in Treating Patients With Two Rare Complement-Mediated Diseases Presented at ASH Annual Meeting

... atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS) and cold Agglutinin Disease (CAD), two rare and serious ... Complement Inhibitor Eculizumab in a Patient with cold Agglutinin Disease" was presented today at the ... by the production of circulatory cold agglutinins, a type of monoclonal antibody that ...

J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. Receives Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

... (JCVI), was awarded the Double Helix Medal from cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) on November 6th ... databases. Dr. Watson is Chancellor Emeritus of cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and won a Nobel Prize ... is credited for developing the modern vision for cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. About the J. Craig ...

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

... and rapid cooling induced by a combination of cold saline infusion along with InnerCool's ... induced by the infusion of one liter of cold saline in combination with InnerCool's ... that rapid patient cooling using intravenous cold saline in combination with ...

Research Presented at ISHLT Shows Promise of Addressing Critical Organ Shortage and Better Organ Preservation

... hearts will be reported," said Dr. Tsui. The cold preservation method, which has been in practice ... during transport in this method is referred to as cold ischemic time, more specifically the interval ... Preserving an organ with this method reduces cold ischemic time and allows for evaluation of ...

Study Finds Starion Instruments' Tissue Welding Technology Reduces Pain and Bleeding in Tonsillectomy Patients

... may improve quality of recovery compared with cold dissection ... blood loss and lower pain scores compared with cold dissection tonsillectomy. The study, Thermal Welding Versus cold Dissection Tonsillectomy: A Prospective, ...

The Quigley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results, Increases Investment in Pharmaceutical R&D for Diabetic Neuropathy

... reflect a net sales increase for the Company's cold Remedy segment of $1.0 million and $1.6 million, ... among consumers who want Natural Common cold remedies that demonstrate proven clinical ... to support their health during the upcoming cold and Flu Season. Organix Cough and Sore Throat ...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

... the spread of contagious respiratory illnesses ranging from the common cold to H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu). "The American Lung Association has been ... "Good hygiene is the best and first line of defense against any type of cold or flu," said Norman H. Edelman, MD, American Lung Association Chief ...

Metastatic Bone Disease Patients Can Walk in Lazarus' Footsteps

... Meeting. Interventional radiologists often couple osteoplasty with heat or cold treatments to kill tumor nerves, if needed. "The immediate good ... ablation (RFA) or cryoablation. These treatments use heat or cold to desensitize the bone by killing the nerve endings in the vicinity of ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

... (RLP) cohort of 666 controls. Pelvic cooling was achieved using cold irrigation and an endorectal cooling balloon cycled with 4 degrees Celsius ... conjunction with InnerCool's Celsius Control System(TM) which circulates cold saline in a closed loop within the catheter to allow for localized ....

The Quigley Corporation Licenses Naturally Derived Compound For Scar Improvement; License Requires Payments Totaling $1.1 Million To The Quigley Corporation Over A Five Year Period For Exclusive Ownership

... ) is a diversified natural health medical science company. Its cold Remedy segment is a leading marketer and manufacturer of the COLD-EEZE(R) lozenges, clinically proven to cut the common cold nearly in half. COLD-EEZE customers include leading national wholesalers ...

Topical Treatment for Cold Sores Achieves Efficacy of Oral Drugs; Represents Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Skin Infections

... for the first time in humans that a novel topical treatment for cold sores (herpes labialis), NB-001, speeds healing of lesions as effectively ... into the bloodstream." Because the herpes simplex virus causes both cold sores and genital herpes, there is a strong potential that NB-001 will ...

Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu

... cold, is airborne and can be easily transmitted from person to person.(3) cold and flu are often confused for one another because both are ... (4) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Questions & Answers: cold Versus Flu. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/coldflu.htm . ...

Help! I'm Sick. How Do I Handle My Diabetes?

... out the battle your body's stress hormones are fighting. -- Nourish a cold - Even if you have lost your appetite, it is important to try to eat. The ... OTCs? - Talk to your health care team before taking any over-the-counter cold or flu medicines. Some medicines can raise your blood glucose or blood ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

... and zinc, may slow the progress of age-related macular degeneration. However, there's little evidence that vitamin C prevents colds or lessens cold symptoms. Vitamin D: It's called the sunshine vitamin because the body can produce it when exposed to sunshine. Yet, an increasing number ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

... risk rises until about age 40 and then begins to decrease. The condition is most likely to occur in people who have certain viral infections, such as cold sores or upper respiratory infections, and in those who have Lyme disease or diabetes. Treatment increases the likelihood of full recovery ...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

... nausea, abnormal liver tests, redness at site of injection, high blood pressure, bronchitis, dizziness, sinus infection, flu, runny nose, fever, cold sores, numbness or tingling. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch , ...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... nausea, abnormal liver tests, redness at site of injection, high blood pressure, bronchitis, dizziness, sinus infection, flu, runny nose, fever, cold sores, numbness or tingling. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwa t ...

The Lancet Publishes Direct Comparison Study Between Liraglutide and Exenatide

... with liraglutide compared to exenatide. The most common adverse events reported in both groups were diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, common cold and headache. Novo Nordisk announced results from the LEAD(TM) 6 study in a stock exchange announcement dated June 6, 2008 and a press release ...

Dendreon Presents Preclinical Data Demonstrating Activity of TRPM8 Agonist, D-3263, in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

... About TRPM8 TRPM8 (also known as TRPP8) was identified through Dendreon's in-house discovery efforts. It is an ion channel that is triggered by cold temperatures and small-molecule agonists and belongs to the melastatin subfamily - one of seven subfamilies of TRP proteins. In normal human ...

Dendreon Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Small Molecule Targeting TRPM8 in Cancer

... About TRPM8 TRPM8 (also known as TRPP8) was identified through Dendreon's in-house discovery efforts. It is an ion channel that is triggered by cold temperatures and small-molecule agonists and belongs to the melastatin subfamily - one of seven subfamilies of TRP proteins. In normal human ...

Ancestry.com DNA Testing Reveals 'Roots' Author's Scottish Ancestry

... parent company of Ancestry.com. "DNA testing uses science in a way that enables people to discover their ancestry where traditional research goes cold and to connect with living relatives they never knew they had." Ancestry.com's DNA test results can help introduce living cousins, help you ...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good

... interventional radiologists insert a probe through the skin, using imaging to guide the needle to the tumor; the probe then circulates extremely cold gas to freeze and destroy the cancerous tissue. This minimally invasive treatment targets only the cancer itself, sparing healthy tissue in and ...

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

... "There is no question that interventional cryoablation, which uses imaging to pinpoint tumors and probes to penetrate the skin to deliver freezing cold directly to a diseased tumor, works. This interventional treatment is not a widely known procedure yet, even to other doctors, and some patients are ...

Study Demonstrates Restylane(R) Effect Lasted 18 Months in 97% of Patients With One Repeat Injection

... injection site, which typically resolve in less than seven days. Avoid exposure of the treated area to excessive sun and UV lamp exposure and extreme cold weather until any initial swelling and redness have resolved. Safety has not been established for use during pregnancy, when breastfeeding, or in ...

NCI Funded Clinical Trial to Study Treatment of Breast Cancer Using Cryoablation

... refine this potential breakthrough breast cancer treatment." Cryoablation is a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure that uses extreme cold to destroy tumors. The Sanarus Visica System has predominately been used in the cryoablation of non-cancerous tumors called fibroadenomas since its ...

Life Recovery Systems Receives NIH Grant to Study Expanded Use of Its ThermoSuit System

... conduct a clinical study to investigate the feasibility of cooling heart attack patients with its ThermoSuit(R) System, the only cooling device using cold water immersion to rapidly lower patient temperature. The grant was awarded through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program of the ...

Thermogard XP(TM) Studies to Be Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

... surgery, including the type of surgical procedure, the type of anesthesia, the temperature of the operating room and the infusion of blood or other cold fluids. A patient's temperature can drop as much as 1 - 3 degrees F during the first 30 minutes after anesthesia is administered, and sometimes more ...

Just in Time for Winter, a New Berry That's Good for Your Health

... Original Formula Chewable Tablets, and Sambucol(R) Immune Formula Chewable Tablets. The newest product, available this fall, Sambucol(R) cold & Flu Relief Tablets, is a homeopathic formulation of black elderberry and zinc gluconate and is safe for children four years and older, as well as ...

Quigley Anti-Viral Compound QR448(a) Successfully Prevents Transmission of Infectious Bronchitis in Chickens

... Quigley Corporation The Quigley Corporation (Nasdaq: QGLY, http://www.Quigleyco.com ) is a diversified natural health medical science company. Its cold Remedy segment is a leading marketer and manufacturer of the COLD-EEZE(R) family of lozenges, gums and sugar free tablets clinically proven to cut ...

OxyBand Technologies, Inc. Hires a Leader in Medical Technology as Chief Technology Officer

... Scientist at Stanford University's Plasma Propulsion Lab. He later leveraged his expertise in these fields and founded a medical device start up in cold Plasma device technology for cosmetic and wound care funded in part by NIH. Dr. Postel has served on an NIH review committee on Infectious Diseases ...

Cryoablation Is Focus of 17 Clinical Studies at American Urological Association Annual Meeting

... is designed to destroy the tumors in the prostate while sparing the nerves to retain potency. These patients are also part of the cold Registry. -- An 88-patient Cleveland Clinic study of the long term disease-free survival rates (more than five years) of kidney cancer patients ...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Bound to Phospholipids has Potential Benefit for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

... using this patented process and keeping their natural proportions and composition. This patented innovation, called vectorization, uses a gentle, cold water and enzyme process avoiding heat, solvents, and chemical modifications that are utilized to process all other fish oils. This patented process ...

Quigley Announces Successful Poultry Study of Chickens With Infectious Bronchitis; Plans to Approach the Poultry Industry for Potential Commercialization

... Quigley Corporation The Quigley Corporation (Nasdaq: QGLY, http://www.Quigleyco.com ) is a diversified natural health medical science company. Its cold Remedy segment is a leading marketer and manufacturer of the COLD-EEZE(R) family of lozenges, gums and sugar free tablets clinically proven to cut ...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

... vaccines to combat H5N1 in poultry, but the University of Pittsburgh approach is the first to make use of non-replicating adenovirus, a common cold virus, as a delivery vehicle to deliver protein from the avian influenza virus into chicken cells. The vaccine, which was injected into the skin of ...

BARACLUDE(R) (Entecavir) Treatment Resulted In Greater Viral Load Suppression Compared to Adefovir at 96 Weeks In Antiviral-Naive Adult Chronic Hepatitis B E-Antigen Positive Patients

... right away if they feel very weak or tired, have unusual muscle pain, have trouble breathing, have stomach pain with nausea and vomiting, feel cold -- especially in their arms and legs, feel dizzy or lightheaded, or have a fast or irregular heartbeat, as they may be signs of a serious condition ...

Clinically Proven Treatment Offers Help to Rosacea Sufferers

... not appear for years." The National Rosacea Society has found that the most common triggers for rosacea are sun exposure, emotional stress, hot or cold weather, wind, alcohol, spicy foods, heavy exercise, hot baths, heated beverages and certain skin-care products. In other words, almost anything that ...

BARACLUDE(R) (entecavir) Data Continue to Demonstrate Low Incidence of Resistance Through Five Years of Treatment in Nucleoside-naive Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

... right away if they feel very weak or tired, have unusual muscle pain, have trouble breathing, have stomach pain with nausea and vomiting, feel cold -- especially in their arms and legs, feel dizzy or lightheaded, or have a fast or irregular heartbeat, as they may be signs of a serious ...

NanoBio Corporation Successfully Completes Phase 2b Study in Herpes Labialis

... to those people affected by this disease, since the vast majority of herpes labialis sufferers today seek over-the-counter treatments for their cold sores." NanoBio's pipeline of topical anti-infective products and nasally delivered vaccines are based on the company's novel NanoStat technology, ...

NanoBio Corporation Presents Preclinical and Interim Clinical Data on Topical Treatments for Herpes Labialis and Onychomycosis at AAD 2008

... droplets, have potent antiviral and antifungal effects without safety concerns or systemic absorption. Interim findings in subjects with cold sores demonstrate faster healing without skin irritation or safety concerns. Initial results in subjects with toe nail fungus indicate an excellent ...

BioCryst Updates Peramivir Clinical Development Plan

... Food and Drug Administration (FDA). About Influenza The influenza virus causes an acute viral disease of the respiratory tract. Unlike the common cold and some other respiratory infections, seasonal influenza can cause severe illness, resulting in life-threatening complications. According to the ...
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