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

... -- attach to the skin and feed on fluids in the skin cells. They fall off in a few days, leaving behind itchy red welts where they were attached. ... ticks. When ticks have burrowed into the skin, they need to be pulled off carefully with tweezers. Treatment -- Over-the-counter ...

One Step Closer: Novel Opioid Receptor Compound in Phase I Clinical Trials

... to convert concept into product. Researchers sometimes took their work off campus, establishing their own companies on the side. But the ... the marketplace. The OTC also contributes to the local economy by spinning off new companies that are based upon technology developed by university ...

Scientists Discover Why Teeth Form in a Single Row

... in the correct pattern. Specifically, researchers discovered that turning off a single gene in mice resulted in development of extra teeth, next to and ... Msx1, the BMP4 signal was not amplified to the point where it could kick off the next tooth in the row. With these results, Jiang argues that BMP4 ...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

... and even children can suffer a stroke. About Tedy Bruschi Coming off the success of winning his 3rd league championship and playing in the ... success on the field, Tedy dedicates a considerable part of his time off the field toward raising stroke awareness and funds for stroke research. ...

Chemoembolization Improving as Liver Cancer Treatment

... Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Using tiny chemotherapy-soaked beads to choke off and kill cancerous liver tumors is becoming more successful, according to ... lodge in the blood vessels, blocking blood flow to the artery and cutting off the blood supply to the tumor - known as embolization. Several studies ...

Anti-TGF-Beta Antisense AP 12009 Shows Very Good Safety and Tolerability in Systemic Treatment of Pancreatic Carcinoma, Malignant Melanoma and Colorectal Carcinoma

... treatment with AP 12009. After reaching the MTD with the 7-day on, 7-day off schedule, a second schedule with 4-day on, 10-day off cycles was initiated. Two cohorts with a total of seven patients have been ...

Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

... subtypes of amyloid beta clump together into plaques that eventually kill off brain cells. By blocking gamma secretase, there is less amyloid beta ... subtypes of amyloid beta clump together into plaques that eventually kill off brain cells. Clinical studies have examined the effect of LY450139 on ...

MDS Patients on Five-Day Vidaza(R) Dosing Schedules Achieve Transfusion Independence Consistent with Seven-day Schedule

... four weeks for six cycles: Vidaza 5-2-2 (75 mg/m2/day x 5 days, two days off therapy, two additional days at same dose as the first five days; N=50); Vidaza 5-2-5 (50 mg/m2/day x 5 days, followed by 2 days off therapy and five additional days at the same dose as the first five days; ...

Interview of the Vice President

... entitled to. That was the Old Ways and Means Committee space, just off the House floor. Q Do you look at the policies of the Democratic ... that is, Mr. Vice President, on January 20, 2009 -- you get the afternoon off that day -- what is your best case for how Iraq will look, and how many ...

Artists for a New South Africa Will be 'Shaking The Blues' at Gala Benefit November 15, With Performances by Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal Trio, The Roots, and Guest Stars at The Wiltern in Los Angeles

... Los Angeles. The evening combines the power of music and activism to shake off our blues -- from the personal to the global -- and make a difference in ... of enormous challenges. It is activists like him who inspire us to shake off the blues and take action to fix our world. That's the spirit of Shaking ...

DNA Test Predicts Harmful Effects of Cancer Drug

... number of white blood cells, which decreases the body's ability to fight off infections. In a paper published in the August 28 Journal of the National ... we have about matching the right therapy to the patient, the better off we all are," Goldberg said. "Studies like this one give oncologists the ...

Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

... From short and sassy bobs to long, cascading curls, the right hairstyle can make any woman look more pulled together and can even take years off of her appearance. That's why hair loss can be particularly devastating for women, and dermatologists advise that it should be addressed at the first ...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

... didn't think osteoporosis was a serious disease until I suffered a rib fracture while opening my classroom door. As a result, I had to take time off from work and lived the reality of the true physical, emotional and financial disruption of a broken bone in my life," said Pat Lindamood. "Women who ...

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

... you getting enough (or too) much of important vitamins? ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Vitamin supplements offer important nutrition but may not ward off serious illnesses such as cancer or heart disease. That's just one of the research findings covered in the Special Report on Vitamins and Minerals , ...

Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference

... This is different from past research results. Previous studies have suggested that the number of people with Alzheimer's and dementia begins to level off and perhaps even go down a bit in people age 90 and above. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder May Raise Alzheimer's Risk; Moderate Alcohol May ...

Clay Walker's Band Against MS Foundation Donates $150,000 To Support Multiple Sclerosis Research

... NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pebble Beach golf tournament pays off big for researchers looking for a cure for multiple sclerosis. The researchers took home the top prize: a $150,000 contribution from multi-platinum ...

Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

... extensive, in-depth coverage in nearly every major media outlet in the world. The coverage caught the eye of author Picoult, who used it as a jumping off point for her novel, My Sister's Keeper. "We stress to people that the book is fiction and that our family is reality," explains Jack Nash. "The ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Lorcaserin Data Demonstrating Highly Significant Categorical and Absolute Weight Loss and Improvements in Secondary Endpoints Associated with Cardiovascular Risk

... 52. "We are pleased to present the BLOOM data in a scientific forum. In this trial, lorcaserin helped patients rapidly lose weight and keep it off in a well-tolerated manner," said William R. Shanahan, M.D., Arena's Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. "We believe that lorcaserin's overall ...

Bayer Announces New Data on Novel Anti-cancer Compound BAY 73-4506

... 49 previously untreated patients with predominantly clear cell RCC. BAY 73-4506 (160 mg) was administered once daily on a three weeks on/one week off schedule. The primary endpoint was to evaluate response rate according to RECIST. "We are encouraged by these data of BAY 73-4506," said lead ...

In Rare Disorder, a Familiar Protein Disrupts Gene Function

... mutant cell lines from 16 patients with severe CdLS. All the cells had mutations in the NIPBL gene, which plays a role in moving cohesin onto and off chromosomes. The researchers used DNA microarrays, manufactured chips that measure how strongly different genes are expressed throughout a ...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

... General Hospital Cancer Center; Co-Leader: Mehmet Toner, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Harvard Medical School ; and "Cutting off the Fuel Supply: A New Approach to the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer" / Leaders: Craig B. Thompson, M.D., Director, Abramson Cancer Center at the ...

DSM Announces Yield Boosts of 5-10 Fold With XD(R) Technology for Mammalian Manufacturing Platforms

... Netherlands demonstrated that the yields from CHO-based cell cultures can be increased 5-10 fold over their previous fed-batch processes using only off the shelf, commercially available media. The XD(R) Technology has been tested for antibody and recombinant protein production across multiple cell ...

Glycerin Proven to Improve Bruising and Swelling Caused By Trauma to Skin

... occur when capillary blood vessels break and blood and fluids pool underneath the skin. Glycerin's hydrating properties enable the body to seal off the broken capillaries and blood vessels caused by trauma to the skin and help prevent the pooling of blood and fluids. Bruise Relief(TM), ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Submits Acetavance New Drug Application for the Treatment of Acute Pain and Fever

... use of NSAIDs. Dipyrone (metamizole) was the last injectable drug for the reduction of fever in the United States, but since it was taken off the market in 1976, there has been no approved parenteral antipyretic drug available. About Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Cadence ...

BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Capitalizing on New Opportunities for Stem Cell Products, Now Available

... suppliers. The report will be available at pre-release pricing until May 17, 2009. This special pricing is at a significant reduction off the regular pricing which will take effect on Monday, May 18, 2009. Life science suppliers can use this study to determine areas poised for ...

Clinical Genomics Continues Progress in Developing Biomarker Portfolio for Colorectal Cancer Testing

... of colorectal cancer based on stool testing. Quest Diagnostics also made an equity investment in Clinical Genomics, which was formed as a spin off from Enterix's research and development. [1]American Cancer Society About Clinical Genomics Clinical Genomics is a ...

USAID Cooperates in Pandemic Preparedness Initiative

... Development (USAID) is convening a group of civil society organizations today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in a regional exercise that will kick off the implementation stage of its Humanitarian Pandemic Preparedness initiative. The three-day exercise seeks to advance global capacity to thwart a ...

Processed Tomato Products May Protect Against Inflammation, According to a Study Presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting

... found abundantly in processed tomato products. Tomatoes, the second most popular vegetable in the country, represent an excellent opportunity to ward off chronic disease. Since processed tomato products are both economical and easily adaptable to a variety of cultural diets, their health benefits ...

Pharmacyclics announces Global Strategic Alliance with Les Laboratoires Servier

... as RAD51 as an adaptive strategy to help the tumor repair the DNA damage done by these agents. In pre-clinical models, PCI-24781 was able to turn off RAD51 (and other DNA repair genes), effectively blocking the ability of the tumor to repair its damaged DNA, sensitizing the tumor to chemotherapy ...

ViroPharma Submits Comments on Vancocin(R) Draft Bioequivalence Guidance

... without explanation that a Q1Q2 standard developed for oral solutions will nonetheless apply to Vancocin, an oral capsule product. Then, OGD backs off the sameness supposedly ensured by the Q1Q2 standard, and permits generic applicants to vary their inactive ingredients in the absence of any ...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Positive Results in Second of Two Phase 3 Trials of Albuferon(R) in Chronic Hepatitis C

... for peginterferon alfa-2a. Of the 11 disorders reported for 900-mcg albinterferon alfa-2b, three were classified as serious, and all three resolved off treatment. Overall, adverse events observed were those typically associated with interferon therapy. The rate of discontinuations due to ...

New Study Published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Finds DOT Microablative CO2 Laser Optimum for Skin Rejuvenation

... collagen density within aged skin has added a tremendous dimension to rejuvenation procedures. The DOT laser technology literally takes years off the face. ...

Staying One Step Ahead of Osteoporosis

... Patients Study 477 ( http://www3.aaos.org/education/anmeet/anmt2009/podium/podium.cfm?Pevent=477 ) Fractures, especially in adults, maybe a tip off or early warning sign, that osteoporosis could be an issue. Many of these are painful fractures of the hip, spine, wrist, arm and leg, which often ...

Children and Orthopaedic Surgical Emergencies

... to treat and there are fewer complications." Fractures of the elbow are also common in children. "We see these injuries after a child falls off monkey bars or a bike," said Dr. Herman. "One of the tips for parents is that immediate swelling or deformity is almost always associated with a ...

Savient Provides Update on Pegloticase BLA

... on placebo during the Open Label Extension study. The panel found 2 APTC cardiovascular events and 7 non-APTC cardiovascular events. The data cut off date of this analysis was through August 29, 2008. In addition to the work of Dr. White and his team, a separate external panel of ...

Merck Serono's Safinamide Significantly Improved Motor Function in Patients With Advanced Parkinson's Disease in a Phase III Pivotal Trial

... rising from a chair, speaking, walking or performing their usual activities. "OFF" episodes occur because the person's dose of levodopa has worn off or suddenly stopped providing benefit. (2) The Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) is one of the most widely used rating scales ...

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

... of all forms of life when caloric intake is cut in half. Food deprivation is not expected to be adopted by the masses, but a pill that may stave off aging would certainly be welcomed. "It takes life-long adherence to a limited-calorie diet to activate as many genes as Longevinex(R) did in ...

New Phase II Data Show Safety of Once-Daily Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor, DU-176b, Comparable to Warfarin in Patients With Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

... and rapidly. When this happens, blood can become stagnant near the walls of the atria and form blood clots. These blood clots can break off and travel through the blood stream to the brain where they can plug blood vessels possibly causing a stroke. These clots can also cause damage to ...

Daiichi Sankyo Initiates Phase III Trial of Its Investigational Factor Xa Inhibitor, DU-176b, in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

... and rapidly. When this happens, blood can become stagnant near the walls of the atria and form blood clots. These blood clots can break off and travel through the blood stream to the brain where they can block blood vessels possibly causing a stroke. These clots can also cause damage to ...

A Window Into Parkinson's Disease

... have developed a system that solves this fundamental technological problem. These scientists have focused on discovering which genes are turned on or off in the two similar cell types. If one views a cell as a computer, then the genes can be viewed as software. Unique programs operate depending on ...
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