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June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

... and treat common summer skin problems. heat rash (miliaria rubra ) : heat rash occurs when sweat ducts become plugged and ... bumps that are extremely itchy or prickly. heat rash typically develops in skin folds or wherever ...

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

... Radiologists' Outpatient Procedure Uses heat to Destroy Lung Tumors WASHINGTON, March 17 ... that "cooks" and kills lung cancer tumors with heat -- greatly improves survival time from primary ... to the tip of the needle where it produces heat in the tissues. The dead tumor tissue shrinks and ...

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 ... use radiofrequency ablation (RFA) or cryoablation. These treatments use heat or cold to desensitize the bone by killing the nerve endings in the ...

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

... first 30 minutes after anesthesia is administered, and sometimes more body heat can be lost during the surgery, which can lead to serious complications ... temperature regulation system that connects to Alsius' proprietary heat exchange catheters. The catheters are inserted into a patient's ...

Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment

... veins . The VNUS ClosureFAST catheter is a minimally invasive device generally used in the physician's office with a local anesthetic to heat and seal the great saphenous vein, the most common site of venous reflux in the leg. The RECOVERY trial was a multicenter, randomized, single-blinded ...

GreenBytes Wards Off Germs and Costly Computer Repairs

... equipment can cause your systems to use up to 73 percent more electricity. In fact, the four most common and costly reasons your computer fails are heat build-up, electrical shortages, abrasive wear and dust, grime and static build-up." Preventing the replacement of computers and electronic ...

TriLink Launches CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs for Hot Start PCR

... Using CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs allows precise control at the start of PCR thermal cycling by blocking DNA polymerase nucleotide incorporation until heat activated. The temperature dependent control of DNA polymerase extension vastly reduces mis-priming, primer dimer formation and other common ...

Walter Reed Army Medical Center offers HIFU for Qualifying Men with Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer in a Phase III Clinical Trial

... Sonablate is a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure that uses a transrectal probe to focus ultrasound energy resulting in a therapeutic rise in heat within the prostate. This results in the focal destruction of prostatic tissue. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound does not use radiation and is non ...

Arthritis Advisory Committee Recommends FDA Approval of Febuxostat for the Treatment of Hyperuricemia in Patients With Gout

... million Americans suffer from gout. It is a chronic condition characterized by attacks, or "flares," marked by intense pain, redness, swelling, and heat in the affected joint. These symptoms are the result of an acute inflammatory response to the presence of crystallized uric acid in the joint(s). As ...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) Needle

... that is half that of a conventional electrosurgery device and can be as low as 50 degrees Centigrade. This temperature reduction results in reduced heat transfer and half the damage to surrounding tissues compared with traditional electrosurgical devices. The PlasmaBlade also can dissect tissue in a ...

Pooled-Analysis of 54 Clinical Studies Shows No Increased Risk of Heart Attack With Abacavir Therapy

... for the results seen in the D:A:D study. Inflammatory biomarkers that may be associated with cardiac risk, hs-CRP and IL-6, were evaluated from the heat trial, a large, randomized, controlled study of Epzicom and Truvada. The levels of these important biomarkers decreased from baseline at both 48 and ...

As Summer Heats Up, New Survey Reveals Need for Effective Sweat Treatments

... humidity can be unbearable. Hyperhidrosis affects underarms, palms, feet and head, among other areas, and though not caused by heat, is aggravated by heat or anxiety. The International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHHS), a non profit organization dedicated to those who have the condition, commissioned ...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery

... wound healing, obscure histological analysis, and lead to scarring and infection in surgical patients. New surgical cutting tools that use less heat but offer precise soft-tissue cutting and coagulation with minimal thermal injury could change the way we operate." The PEAK Surgery System is not ...

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present Non-Clinical Data at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research

... Wednesday, April 16, 2008 -- SNS-314, a potent inhibitor of Aurora kinases, has preclinical anti-activity and induces apoptosis Session: heat Shock Protein Inhibitors, Aurora Kinase and other Mitotic Inhibitors Abstract #5648 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall B-F, San Diego ...

Final Data From the Bioheart Seismic Trial Suggest Safety, Efficacy of Autologous Stem-Cell Therapy for Treating Congestive Heart Failure

... Multi-center study to Assess the Safety and Cardiovascular Effects of MyoCell Implantation by a Catheter Delivery System in Congestive heat Failure Patients Post-Myocardial Infarction(s) (3) The MYOSTAR(TM) Injection Catheter is not available for sale in the U.S. It is in ...

Study Finds Starion Instruments' Tissue Welding Technology Safe and Effective in Parotidectomy Procedures

... and improve patient outcomes. Starion's instruments employ a patented Tissue Welding technology that seals and divides soft tissue with only focused heat and pressure. Known for their effectiveness, reliability and versatility, Starion's products are used worldwide for open and endoscopic cardiac, ...

Initiation of Coverage Informational Review Issued by Scimitar Equity Research

... which uses recombinant DNA technology to covalently fuse stress proteins to target antigens, thereby stimulating cellular immune system responses. heat shock proteins (Hsps), also known as stress proteins, are naturally present in the human body and play important roles in the immune system, ...

Raydiance Collaborates With Rutgers University and Nation's Largest Tissue Bank to Develop Innovative Tissue Processing Approaches

... will explore new ways to use the transformational power and precision of the Raydiance laser, which can instantly vaporize material without heat or residual damage at very precise scales, down to a resolution of several microns. The collaboration involves MTF as the project sponsor, Rutgers ...

Congressional Funds Awarded for Testing of Antimicrobial Copper Metals

... approval for making human health claims for the copper metals. The companion study compares copper air-conditioning system components, including heat exchangers and drip pans, with components made of aluminum as to their ability to control the growth of harmful bacteria and fungi. The trials are ...

Leading Physicians Present Interim Results from Multi-Center Studies of VNUS ClosureFAST Catheter at VEITHsymposium

... at the 34th Annual VEITH Symposium in New York. The VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) catheter is an endovenous radiofrequency (RF) ablation catheter designed to heat and close diseased saphenous veins - the underlying cause of varicose veins. In a presentation titled "ClosureFAST Is Better Than First ...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Centre Receives Funding for Clinical Trials

... countries for a number of years to treat men with localized prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia. The therapy uses ultrasound energy to heat and destroy specifically targeted areas of the prostate. HIFU was approved for use in the treatment of prostate cancer in Canada in June 2005. Can-Am ...

ABR-Affinity BioReagents to Exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion at Medica, November 14 - 17, 2007

... 16,000 of which are new and just launched in late August. ABR products are available in 43 unique research areas, ranging from Cancer Biology to heat Shock Proteins, and encompassing Signal Transduction, Vision Research, Neurobiology, Steroids & Hormones, Lipid and Fat Metabolism Regulation, ...

The Heart, Diabetes, And Weight Loss Centers of New York Introduce the New Science of Metabolic Diagnosis and Weight Management

... patient wears a multisensor arm band 5-10 days at home to measure four key energy parameters: skin temperature, galvanic skin response, heat flux, and motion. The result of this 3-step test is a reading of total energy expenditure per day/per week, of calories burnt, plus physical ...

Iomai Announces Data from Phase 2 Field Study of Travelers' Diarrhea Vaccine Accepted for Presentation at ICAAC

... Conference on Antimicrobials and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), to be held in Chicago Sept. 17 to 20. The abstract, "Transcutaneous Immunization with the heat Labile Toxin (LT) of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) Protects in a Phase 2 Field Trial in Travelers to Guatemala and Mexico," will be ...

Federal Funding Awarded to Test Antimicrobial Properties of Copper Metals

... for the copper metals. A congressionally funded companion study will compare copper air- conditioning system components, including cooling coils, heat exchange fins and drip pans, with components made of aluminum as to their ability to control the growth of harmful bacteria and fungi. The trials are ...

Infinity and MedImmune Present Updated Phase I Results of IPI-504 in GIST at ASCO Annual Meeting

... Data From the Companies' Novel heat Shock Protein 90 Inhibitor Reveal Further ... from a Phase I clinical trial of the companies' heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitor, IPI-504, in ... and flare patterns of metabolic response to the heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitor IPI-504 ...

Infinity and MedImmune Announce Updated Data On Ipi-504 to be Presented At ASCO

... entitled, "Inhibition and flare patterns of metabolic response to the heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitor IPI-504 visualized by FDG-PET in ... p.m. CDT in Room S102a. * A poster entitled, "Inhibition of the heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90) chaperone with the novel agent IPI-504 to ...

Nventa Announces Presentation of Positive HspE7 Data from NCI-Sponsored Clinical Trial in Cervical Dysplasia

... to covalently fuse stress proteins to target antigens, thereby stimulating cellular immune system responses. Stress proteins, also known as heat shock proteins (Hsps), are naturally present in the human body and play important roles in the immune system, including transporting ...

Kosan Announces Data Presentations at Upcoming AACR Annual Meeting

... and Molecular of tanespimycin Therapeutics 13 (KOS-5: 953) -- a heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitor 4/15 1:00- 1438 ...

Introgen Presents ADVEXIN Biomarker Data at Major Cancer Conference

... conference, data was presented regarding Introgen's other Phase 3 product, INGN 241, indicating that inhibitors of a class of stress proteins called heat shock proteins enhances INGN 241-mediated tumor cell death. These pre-clinical data provide insight into INGN 241 mechanisms of action and identify ...

Shire to Present New Scientific Data on ADHD Treatment Portfolio at APA Annual Meeting

... bipolar disorder; depression. Growth and hematologic monitoring is advised during prolonged treatment. Patients should avoid applying external heat to the DAYTRANA patch. Skin irritation or contact sensitization may occur. DAYTRANA should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug ...

12-Month Study Demonstrated Tolerability and Efficacy of DAYTRANA (methylphenidate transdermal system)

... bipolar disorder; depression. Growth and hematologic monitoring is advised during prolonged treatment. Patients should avoid applying external heat to the DAYTRANA patch. Skin irritation or contact sensitization may occur. DAYTRANA should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug ...

Investigation Findings, Corroborated by Empirical Evidence of the Schisandra Berry as Cardio-Tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine for Hundreds of Years, Support the Use of Schisandrin B in the Prevention and Treatment of IHD

... glutathione antioxidant status, a crucial factor in maintaining mitochondrial function and cell survival, and also induces the expression of heat shock proteins, another group of important molecules for cell protection. Management's research indicates that these biochemical actions ...

Celsion Completes Enrollment in Phase I Liver Cancer Study

... About Celsion: Celsion is dedicated to the development and commercialization of oncology drugs including tumor-targeting treatments using focused heat energy in combination with heat activated drug delivery systems. Celsion has research, license or commercialization agreements with leading ...

Kosan Presents Preliminary Phase 2 Data Showing Antitumor Activity of Hsp90 Inhibitor Tanespimycin in Metastatic Melanoma at ASCO

... by Richard Kefford, M.D., Ph.D., Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia, in a poster titled, "Phase 2 Trial of Tanespimycin (KOS-953), a heat Shock Protein-90 (Hsp90) Inhibitor in Patients with Metastatic Melanoma," at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology ...

Kosan Presents Promising Phase 1 Data on Second-Generation Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alvespimycin, Showing Antitumor Activity in Refractory Breast and Ovarian Cancers at ASCO

... to 40 mg/m2. These data were presented by investigators from the United Kingdom on Sunday, June 3, 2007, in a poster titled "A Phase I Trial of the heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90) Inhibitor 17-Dimethylaminoethylamino-17-Demethoxygeldanamycin (17-DMAG, Alvespimycin) Administered Weekly)." Alvespimycin ...
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