Wild Blueberries Take Top Spot in New Antioxidant Research Study
PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- wild
research advanced today with the release of results from a new study
Blueberries outperformed 2 dozen other commonly ... Chemistry 56 (18): 8418-8426,
2008) shows that wild
Blueberries have the highest cellular ...
Statement of Andrea Kavanagh, Director, Pure Salmon Campaign, on the Science Sea Lice Study
... salmon farms may lead to the collapse of
"This study confirms what we ... all along. Sea lice
continue to wreak havoc on wild
salmon populations. If outbreaks of ... and move fish farms out of the paths of migrating wild
it's too late.
"Even the owner ...
China Animal Welfare Law Under Review While 36,000 Dogs Culled
... in the United States and focuses its campaigns on improving the welfare of wild
and domestic animals by reducing the commercial exploitation of animals, ... IFAW works both on the ground and in the halls of government to safeguard wild
and domestic animals and seeks to motivate the public to prevent cruelty ...
Rabies Vaccination Program Underway in Western Pennsylvania
... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An annual program
that helps control rabies in wild
animals is underway in western
Pennsylvania, Agriculture Secretary Dennis ... and Westmoreland counties.
"Controlling the spread of rabies in wild
animals is essential to human
and domestic animal health," said Wolff. ...
Avastin(R) Shows Unprecedented Benefits in Colorectal Cancer Patients, Irrespective of K-Ras Gene Mutation
... is active for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer with
both K-Ras wild
type and mutant tumours," commented Dr. Herbert Hurwitz,
Duke University ... investigator of
AVF2107. "The high response rate, PFS, and OS in the K-Ras wild
are impressive and confirm that Avastin should be part of the ...
CSL Behring Study in Animal Models Shows Feasibility of Developing a Half-Life Extended Recombinant FVIIa that Retains Biologic Activity
... fusion protein (rVIIa-FP) was shown to be extended 6-to-9 fold
compared to wild
type rFVIIa. Additionally, rVIIa-FP demonstrated a
biologic activity comparable to wild
Recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) may be used to control ...
ARCA Discovery Announces Data Demonstrating Potential for Bucindolol as Targeted Therapy in Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Ventricular Arrhythmia
... the beta-1 389
Arg/Arg adrenergic receptor polymorphism and the alpha-2c wild
variant are positively correlated with certain major clinical ... subjects with chronic heart failure
(CHF) and Arg/Arg 389 beta-1 or wild
type alpha-2c adrenergic receptors
treated with bucindolol had a lower ...
Game Commission Announces EHD Confirmed in Fayette County
... and other field
staff have been on the look out for evidence of EHD in wild
Cottrell said. "We urge anyone finding dead deer or sick deer ... tools thoroughly after field dressing," Dr. Cottrell said. "As
with any wild
game, meat should always be thoroughly cooked." Dr. Cottrell stressed ...
Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria
... ideas," said Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D., acting director of the National Institutes of Health.
Wolfe and his colleagues sampled wild
and wild-born captive chimpanzees in Cameroon and Ivory Coast. In Cameroon researchers collected samples from chimpanzees during routine health exams ...
SAFC Biosciences(R) and Vivalis Collaborate to Optimize Cell Culture Media for Vaccines Production
... in bioreactors at high cell densities such as suspension cells, and demonstrates high susceptibility to a broad range of genetically engineered and wild
type animal and human viruses.
Commenting on the introduction of EX-CELL (TM) EBx (R), Bruce Lehr, SAFC Bioscience's Marketing Director, said: ...
Novavax Reports Positive Preclinical Results for a Novel, Broadly Cross-Protective H5N1 Pandemic Influenza Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Candidate
... World Health Organization February 2009 report. Clades 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3 are genetically and antigenically distinct viruses that are circulating in wild
birds and poultry worldwide and continue to be associated with human illness. "We believe that our recombinant VLP technology has the potential to ...
S*BIO Advances JAK2 Inhibitor SB1518 into Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial in Australia for the Treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Myelofibrosis
... in the development of this condition.
SB1518 is a small molecule JAK2-selective kinase inhibitor which has high potency against both the wild
type JAK2 kinase and the JAK2 kinase with the V617F mutation. The V617F mutation is found in high frequencies in myeloproliferative disorders such as ...
Deer Farm Industry in Michigan Issues Statement on the Negative CWD Test Results at Kent County Deer Farm
... revenues and a positive hunting
environment allowing for hunters to supply high numbers of harvested deer
to be sampled for possible CWD in the wild
during this forthcoming deer
We are encouraged by the test results and we believe the hard work that
went into crafting Michigan's CWD ...
ImQuest Scientists Present Important HIV Microbicide Development Results at Microbicides 2008 in Delhi, India
... their significantly high potency
against HIV-1, their unique mechanism of action, and their ability to
potently suppress the sexual transmission of wild
type and drug resistant
According to Dr. Buckheit (Executive Vice President and Chief
Scientific Officer of ImQuest Life Sciences, Inc., ...
Study Finds PCI Safe, Effective Despite Off-Site Cardiac Surgery
... need ongoing information to reach evidence-based
answers," Dr. Kutcher said. "However, the results of this study should not
be used to encourage the wild
expansion of more off-site PCI programs;
rather they should be used to confirm the appropriateness of this strategy
for programs that have made a ...
FDA Accepts Investigational New Drug Application for ARI-2243 and a First in Man Clinical Trial Set to Begin During the First Half of 2008
(1) American Diabetes Association Web site. Available at:
http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp . Accessed March 10, 2008
S, et al.: Global Prevalence of Diabetes, Estimates for the
year 2000 and projections for 2030. Diabetes Care 27: 1047-1053, May 2004
(3) Sanford ...
S*BIO to Develop New JAK-2 Inhibitor for Treatment of Myeloproliferative Disorders and Hematological Malignancies
... small molecule drugs for the treatment of
cancer. SB1518 is a small molecule JAK2-selective kinase inhibitor. It has high
potency against both the wild
type JAK2 kinase and the JAK2 kinase with the
activating V617F mutation which is found in high frequencies among three
types of MPD and in some ...
Elixir Pharmaceuticals Presents Additional Preclinical Data
Demonstrating the Potential of Ghrelin Antagonism to Regulate
Metabolism, Body Weight and Glycemic Control
... with a high-fat
diet. The presentations further showed that treatment of wild
diabetic and obese mice with a small molecule ghrelin ... on the diet, the GhrR knockout mice gained 10 percent less
weight than the wild
type control mice. Additionally, the knockout
mice had lower blood ...
ANA380 Exhibits Activity In Vitro Against Multiple Clinically
Relevant Hepatitis B Virus Mutants
... nine mutants that were resistant to lamivudine,
adefovir, entecavir or telbivudine was not significantly different
from the antiviral potency against wild
type HBV, indicated by a
less than or equal to 2-fold difference in EC50, a measure of
inhibition of virus replication. In addition, two HBV mutants ...
ViroPharma Announces Presentation of Additional HCV-796 Data at
Meeting of The European Association for the Study of the Liver
... patients receiving HCV-796 was a C316Y
variant known to have reduced susceptibility to HCV-796. Baseline
sequencing did not find any variation from wild
type at this
position. The C316Y variant was observed in 7 (28 percent) of
patients on HCV- 796 plus peg-IFN, occurring less frequently ...
Gloucester Pharmaceuticals Reports on Romidepsin and Erlotinib
Combination in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Presented at American
Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting
... or romidepsin and erlotinib
In her conclusions Dr. Zhang reported that romidepsin
synergistically enhanced erlotinib sensitivity in wild
cell lines by induction of profound apoptosis. This synergy was
also shown in the nude mice xenografts but was not observed in
Introgen and Clinical Collaborators to Report New Results with
Advanced-Stage Cancer Therapies at Upcoming Medical Meetings
... of this decade."
-- Final results of a phase II trial of patients with extensive
stage small cell lung cancer (ES-SCLC) immunized with wild
-p53 transduced dendritic cells after first-line chemotherapy,
Abstract #3012: Poster presentation on Sun., June 3, from 2:00 -
6:00 p.m. in ...
Pharmasset Presents Clevudine and Racivir Data at the International
HIV Drug Resistance Workshop
... V, Keilman M, Otto MJ, Furman P
Study Conclusion: Clevudine does not inhibit HIV in vitro. We
have confirmed that entecavir has activity against wild
virus and that the M184V mutation confers resistance to entecavir.
In addition, we showed that certain nucleoside-resistant HIV
New Study Shows That telmisartan has Greater Renoprotective
Potential Thanlosartan in Hypertensive Patients With Type 2
(2) Hossain P et al.
Obesity and Diabetes in the Developing World - a Growing Challenge.
NEJM 2007; 356(3):213-215.
S et al.
Global prevalence of diabetes: estimates for the year 2000 and
projections for 2030. Diabetes Care 2004; 27:1047-
Avian (Bird) Flu: Is There a Role for Rapid Tests?
... on surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment. The virus in question is the H5N1 subtype of influenza A, which has become epidemic in poultry and wild
fowl in numerous countries. First in 1997 and now recently, some humans in close contact with infected birds have contracted the virus. Now that ...