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Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces PRO 2000 Found to Show Promise in Large HIV Prevention Study

... counseling, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Participants were followed for 12-30 ... counseling, and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. Approximately 9,400 women have been ... the sexual transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Laboratory studies have shown that PRO ...

Variant of Mad Cow Disease May Be Transmitted by Blood Transfusions, According to Animal Study

... were very concerned that the infection could be transmitted between people by blood transfusion or ... to better understand how readily TSEs could be transmitted by blood transfusion in order to help develop ... that both BSE and scrapie could be effectively transmitted between sheep by blood transfusion. ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase III Trial of PRO 2000

... for the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. The trial is sponsored by the ... trial will also assess effects on other sexually transmitted infections including herpes, chlamydia and ... will also assess effects on other sexually transmitted infections including herpes, chlamydia and ...

The First Annual Cervical Cancer/HPV Conference Tackles Controversial Vaccine Issues and Encourages Advocacy

... the stigma associated with HPV, a Sexually transmitted Infection (STI). The conference marks the first ... especially since it is related to a sexually transmitted infection. Many women were made to feel shamed or ... HPV, even though it is the most common sexually transmitted infection. Many women addressed the fact that ...

Smithfield Sends Update to Employees on Testing Process at Veracruz Joint Venture

... President Obama and others, that the A(H1N1) influenza virus is not transmitted by food and can only pass from human to human. I am also pleased to ... Finally, I would like to reinforce that since A(H1N1) cannot be transmitted through food, these results - positive or negative - will not have any ...

New Implant Device Remotely Monitors Heart Failure Patients at Northwestern Memorial's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

... inability of the heart to pump the blood effectively can be measured and transmitted by this device. With this system, pressure data is transmitted to a secure database that makes the data available to physicians from a ...

PositiveFriends.com Launches STD Social Networking Site Balancing Dating with Online Support Features

... ), a new online support network for those affected by STDs (Sexually transmitted Diseases), today announced its official launch into the online social ... relationship concerns, sexual compulsivity, trauma, and sexually transmitted infections, serves as Director of Health Education. She offers ...

The Oral Cancer Foundation Urges HPV Vaccination for Males

... HPV-16 plays in acquiring this disease." HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. About 20 million men and women currently ... will acquire the virus at some point in their lives. The virus can be transmitted either through genital or oral-genital contact. HPV-16, one of the most ...

Diamyd Updates Gene Therapy Program and Outlines Plans for Phase I Clinical Trial for Treatment of Cancer Pain

... in the targeted sensory neurons to block pain signals before they are transmitted through the spinal cord to the brain. This may significantly reduce or ... a new and broad class of nervous system disease therapies. Pain is transmitted through a series of neurons that run from the skin to the brain. Pain ...

Upstream Biosciences Acquires Innovative Platform Technology and Drug Candidates for Tropical Parasitic Diseases

... in people and animals caused by protozoa of the Trypanosomiasis genus and transmitted by the tsetse fly. The disease is endemic in regions of sub-Saharan Africa ... Chagas disease is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted to animals and people by triatomine insects. It is estimated that as many ...

More Gene Mutations Linked to Autism Risk

... MDGA2 - thought to be important in synaptic function and neurological development, respectively. Interestingly, key variants of these genes were transmitted in some, but not all, of the affected individuals in families. The findings were published in the June 26 edition of the journal PloS Genetics ....

Great Basin Scientific, Inc. Raises $3.6 Million in Bridge Funding to Prepare for Launch of First Product

... for Group B Streptococcus - the most common cause of sepsis and meningitis in newborns, and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection of which certain types can lead to cervical cancer. Great Basin Scientific's technology has several advantages over the traditional ...

Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily

... and potent inhibitors of CYP3A4) and with substantial amounts of alcohol. CIALIS does not protect a man or his partner from sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Men should not drink alcohol in excess with CIALIS. The most common side effects with CIALIS were headache, upset stomach, ...

VivoMetrics(R) Introduces Next Generation LifeShirt Prototype, a Smart Garment That Delivers Real-time Vital Signs Remotely to Healthcare Providers

... advantages over currently available monitoring technologies, dramatically simplifying the way in which key vital sign data is collected and transmitted to remote care providers. The system also provides a more complete understanding of patient health status by continuously collecting and fusing ...

ValueOptions(R) Supports New Hospital-Based Performance Measures to Help Patients Get the Best Treatment for Inpatient and Outpatient Services

... medications with appropriate justification Post discharge continuing care plan created Post discharge continuing care plan transmitted to next level of care provider upon discharge "Coordination between Inpatient and Outpatient providers in these areas will help to ...

Study Reported Tadalafil Taken Once Daily Improved Erectile Function in Men with ED and Sexual Quality of Life in Couples

... and potent inhibitors of CYP3A4) and with substantial amounts of alcohol. Cialis does not protect a man or his partner from sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Men should not drink alcohol in excess with Cialis. The most common side effects with Cialis were headache, upset stomach, ...

Roche and Pharmasset Initiate Phase IIb Clinical Trial of R7128, Most Advanced Nucleoside Polymerase Inhibitor in Development for Chronic Hepatitis C

... the European Association of Liver Disease (EASL) meeting being held in Copenhagen, Denmark. About Hepatitis C The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is transmitted primarily through blood or blood products. HCV chronically affects 180 million people worldwide, which makes it over four times more prevalent than ...

University of California Los Angeles Selects Velos eResearch

... Ryba said. The cancer center will have the ability to electronically exchange data with the various TORI network sites. Previously, data was transmitted by email and fax and manually keyed into the old database. With the new system, the TORI sites will enter their own data directly into Velos. ...

Rendell Administration Announces Health Research Grants From Tobacco Settlement Funds

... drugs. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ranks among the most prevalent causes of infections in hospitals. It is easily transmitted within the hospital and is now found in the community. Acinetobacter baumannii ( A. baumannii ) and Clostridium difficile ( C. difficile ), other ...

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

... 30% more effective than any other arm in the study in preventing HIV. Neither BufferGel nor PRO2000 showed protection against any other sexually transmitted infection. After disappointing results from several previous microbicide trials, these findings will be heartening to every woman who has ever ...

/K I L L K I L L K I L L -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc./

... the news release "Oramed Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase 1A Trials of its Insulin Suppository" OTC:ORMP, issued earlier today. The release was transmitted in error by PR Newswire. ...

Copper Eliminates Resistant Hospital Germs in a Worldwide Field Test

... Clinic in Wandsbek in Hamburg, Germany, was equipped with door handles, door plates and light switches made of copper. Because the germs are not only transmitted from one hand to another but, in many cases, also by touching door handles and switches. At the moment, scientists at the University ...

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

... referred to as "the flu," is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus.(3) The flu, much like the common 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 respiratory illnesses.(4) Flu symptoms are often much ...

Rapid Test for Pathogens Developed By K-State Researchers Could Be Used to Detect Diseases Used By Bioterrorists

... currently being used in research labs at K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine to detect animal and zoonotic pathogens; zoonotic pathogens can be transmitted between humans and animals. The test also is being used to monitor the flow of genetic elements in food production systems, such as feedlots. ...

The ED Conversation Dilemma: Forty Percent of Men with ED Don't Talk to Their Doctor, Survey Finds

... with CIALIS, as this may increase your chances of getting dizzy or lowering your blood pressure. CIALIS does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. The most common side effects with CIALIS were headache and upset stomach. Backache and muscle ache were also reported, ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating the Use of Zinc Finger Nucleases to Generate HIV Resistant T Cells

... uses as a co-receptor to gain entry into immune cells. CCR5 is perhaps the most important of the known co- receptors for HIV, since the most commonly transmitted strains of HIV are strains that bind to CCR5 -- so-called "R5" strains. A small fraction of the population carries a mutation in their CCR5 gene, ...

Nventa to Present at Bio 2008 International Convention

... compound intended for the treatment of precancerous and cancerous lesions caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the world. The presentation will not be webcast. About Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation: Nventa is developing innovative ...

Romark Laboratories Completes Enrollment in U.S. Phase II Study of Nitazoxanide for Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 1 Non-Responders

... It is the most common cause of chronic hepatitis in the U.S. and may eventually lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. The disease is transmitted by contact with HCV-infected blood. A large majority of those infected do not show symptoms, but fatigue, abdominal pain and nausea may occur. The ...

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

... for the poultry industry and has raised concerns about transmission to humans. While the virus does not usually infect people and to-date cannot be transmitted easily from person-to-person, more than 200 human cases have been reported, mainly among people who have had close contact with poultry. Currently, ...

Romark Announces Presentation of New Data for Nitazoxanide in Chronic Hepatitis C at EASL 2008

... It is the most common cause of chronic hepatitis in the U.S. and may eventually lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. The disease is transmitted by contact with HCV-infected blood. A large majority of those infected do not show symptoms, but fatigue, abdominal pain and nausea can be common. ...

Romark Laboratories Initiates Phase II Study of Nitazoxanide in Treatment-Naive Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 1

... It is the most common cause of chronic hepatitis in the U.S. and may eventually lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. The disease is transmitted by contact with HCV-infected blood. A large majority of those infected do not show symptoms, but fatigue, abdominal pain and nausea can be common. ...

Vical Receives NIH Grant for an Immunotherapeutic Herpes DNA Vaccine; Herpes Experts at University of Washington and University of Texas to Conduct Preclinical Development

... will fund the ongoing development of Vical's immunotherapeutic plasmid DNA (pDNA) vaccine against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), a sexually transmitted virus which is the leading cause of genital herpes. The HSV-2 vaccine will also be evaluated with Vical's novel Vaxfectin(R) adjuvant. The initial ...

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

... radiologist guides a small needle through the skin into the tumor, generally by computed tomography (CT). Radiofrequency (electrical) energy is transmitted to the tip of the needle where it produces heat in the tissues. The dead tumor tissue shrinks and slowly forms a scar. At the same time, heat from ...

Nventa Enrolls and Initiates Dosing of Final Cohort in HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... candidate intended for the treatment of precancerous and cancerous lesions caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the world. New HspE7 contains the novel CoVal(TM) fusion protein, HspE7 co-administered with the adjuvant, Poly-ICLC, a toll-like ...

DATATRAK and COResearch to Collaborate on Six Cardiac Safety Projects

... data from investigative sites to clinical trial sponsors and, ultimately, the FDA. These products have allowed for clinical research data to be transmitted more quickly and efficiently than manual methods or loosely integrated technologies. DATATRAK's eClinical software suite can be deployed worldwide ...

Mayo Clinic Finds Capsule Endoscopy Can Detect Intestinal Damage Caused by Celiac Disease

... eight hours to move through the small intestine. As the capsule moves through the digestive tract, images recorded by the video camera are transmitted to a number of sensors attached to the patient's torso and recorded digitally on a device worn around the patient's waist. Then, the recording device ...

ActivBiotics Outlines a Clinical Path Forward to Examine if Rifalazil Is Superior to Azithromycin in the Treatment of Chlamydia STD

... adequately by a single 1 gram oral dose of azithromycin. However, in a previous Phase II clinical trial (published in 2007 in the journal Sexually transmitted Diseases), men experiencing symptoms of nongonococcal urethritis attributed to Chlamydia trachomatis infection had higher cure rates with rifalazil ...

Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus

... cannot be ruled out." Chikungunya, which was first identified in Tanzania in 1953, is endemic in parts of Africa and Asia. The chikungunya virus is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The Aedes albopictus mosquito, also known as the Asian tiger mosquito, was the primary carrier of ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on PRO 2000 Program

... 2000 (naphthalene sulfonate polymer) is a topical vaginal microbicide under development to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Forward Looking Statements Except for the descriptions of historical facts contained herein, this press release contains ...

Initiation of Coverage Informational Review Issued by Scimitar Equity Research

... is a novel therapeutic vaccine candidate for the treatment of diseases caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the world. HspE7 is derived from Nventa's proprietary CoVal(TM) fusion platform, which uses recombinant DNA technology to covalently fuse ...
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