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Bacteria May Be Connected to Colic

... Texas Medical School at Houston and the study's lead investigator, said in a news release from the ... bowel disease." He said colic could possibly lead to other gastrointestinal conditions in later ... "The parents' frustration over the crying can lead to maternal frustration, post-partum depression ...

Cold, Flu or Pneumonia? Answer May Lie in Blood Test

... as opposed to bacteria, explained the study's lead author, Dr. Aimee Zaas, an infectious diseases ... August issue of Cell Host & Microbe , could lead to changes in the way doctors care for people who ... the news release. "This [new] approach could lead to more precise, informed and tailored therapy -- ...

Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

... For example, failure to properly absorb iron may lead to anemia, whereas failure to absorb folate may lead to a variety of neurological conditions. Malabsorption of specific nutrients may lead to such diverse conditions as osteoporosis, joint ...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

... towards helping children and their families lead healthier lives," said James Marks, M.D., M.P.H., ... public policy plays in sustaining change. lead members from each of the 16 communities in the ... it serves. When it comes to helping Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need, the ...

Researchers Identify New Method to Selectively Kill Metastatic Melanoma Cells

... killing metastatic melanoma cells, which may lead to new areas for drug development in melanoma - a ... killing metastatic melanoma cells, which may lead to new areas for drug development in melanoma - a ... present research provides a path that could lead with further studies and a phase I clinical trial ...

Researchers identify new method to selectively kill metastatic melanoma cells

... killing metastatic melanoma cells, which may lead to new areas for drug development in melanoma a ... "The present research provides a path that could lead with further studies and a phase I clinical trial ... to destroy this highly aggressive cancer," said lead investigator at VCU, Paul B. Fisher, M.Ph., ...

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Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease

... facilitates the advancement of our existing lead molecules towards a major milestone," said ... advancement of Cognition Therapeutics' pioneering lead molecules that block the activity of the toxic ... will use these funds to test its most promising lead molecules in behavioral models of Alzheimer's ...

Cystic Fibrosis - Liposomal Tobramycin Receives Second Orphan Drug Designation Within Weeks

... granted a second orphan drug designation to its lead product candidate Fluidosomes(TM)-tobramycin. ... occur in cystic fibrosis patients and can lead to fatal sepsis. The cell envelopes of these ... technology, for the development of its lead product, an inhalable liposomal formulation of ...

ThromboGenics' Microplasmin Phase III Program Progressing According to Schedule

... - Recruitment on Track for ThromboGenics' lead Product for the Non-Surgical Treatment of Eye ... disease and cancer, announces today that its lead product microplasmin, which is in Phase III ... vascular disease and cancer. The Company's lead product microplasmin is in Phase III clinical ...

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

... ankylosing spondylitis," said Jurgen Braun, MD, lead physician at the Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet, ... of Rheumatology at the Free University of Berlin, lead study investigator. "As seen in this study, the ... manifesting with joint pain and swelling that can lead to joint destruction and debilitation. It is ...

DOR BioPharma Receives EMEA Agreement on the Design of its Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Trial of orBec(R) in GI GVHD

... pivotal, Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating its lead product orBec(R) for the treatment of acute ... development path that has the potential to lead to regulatory approval of orBec(R) in both the US ... vaccines for certain bioterrorism agents. DOR's lead product, orBec(R) (oral beclomethasone ...

Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride: Oral 162

... Many currently available diabetes treatments lead to weight gain, a concern for type 2 diabetes ... compared with the glimepiride group. About lead (TM) 3 Extension The LEAD(TM) 3 ... completed the full two-year study period. lead (TM) 3: two-year data Two years ...

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IsoFlex P 1644T

Description:... The IsoFlex lead family features St. Jude Medical's premier passive-fixation pacing leads. The lead is available in both polyurethane (IsoFlex P ... atrial J and ventricular models, and multiple lead lengths, providing physicians with options for ...
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Medtronic Model 4351 Lead (Enterra™ Therapy)

Description:... The new 4351 Intramuscular lead is a unipolar lead intended for use with an implantable neurostimulator. The 4351 lead has a ski needle design for easier use with ...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

SelectSecure Lead Model 3830

Description:... The Medtronic SelectSecure lead System (Model 3830) is the worlds thinnest ... insulation thickness. The SelectSecure lead system utilizes a deflectable catheter to allow positioning of the lead in select locations in either the right atrium ...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

SPL™ Leads

Description:... The dual-electrode SPL defibrillator lead features a patented coiled-coil electrode design, ... lead. Designed for the physician who prefers a lead with two shocking coils, the SPL lead also promotes low defibrillation ....
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SPL Leads

Description:... The dual-electrode SPL defibrillator lead features a patented coiled-coil electrode design, ... lead. Designed for the physician who prefers a lead with two shocking coils, the SPL lead also promotes low defibrillation ...
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The LifeSync Wireless ECG System

Description:... design, the LifeSync(R) System eliminates lead wires and trunk cables between patients and ... by eliminating the need to detach and reattach lead wires when transporting patients, and also ... from the reuse of improperly cleaned lead wires. The LifeSync(R) System is indicated for ...
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Pathology

... or loss of oxygen supply. Milder stresses may lead to a process called reversible cell injury , ... a continuing infectious hazard, it can also lead to progessive tissue damage, as well as ... response, an aberrent healing response can lead to progressive fibrosis , contractures, or other ...

Full-body scan

... of incidental abnormalities of unclear significance. [3] This may lead to further unnecessary testing, which may be invasive. Cost is an ... culture In the episode " Role Model " of the TV show House the lead character Dr. Gregory House refers to full-body scans as "useless" ...

Neuropsychiatry

... Secondly, it is argued that this augmented understanding of aetiology will lead to better remediation and rehabilitation strategies through an ... (Yodofsky and Hales, 2002), can be addressed by neuropsychiatry and lead to improved patient care. In sum, it is argued that patients from both ...

Ambulatory blood pressure

... ANGELI, ROBERTO GATTOBIGIO 3. [3] Morning surge in blood pressure linked to strokes in elderly 4. [4] Monday Morning Surge in Blood Pressure May lead to Increase in Cardiovascular Events External Links [5] Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring ...

Atransferrinemia

... through the blood . Atransferrinemia is characterized by anemia and hemosiderosis in the heart and liver . The iron damage to the heart can lead to heart failure . The anemia is typically microcytic and hypochromic (the red blood cells are abnormally small and pale). Atransferrinemia is ...

Central tolerance

... Receptor editing (changing the specificity of the autoreactive cell) [4] Division to a regulatory lineage Genetic defects in these processes lead to autoimmunity, such as in the human syndromes APS-1 and IPEX . References ^ ...

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Acidosis

... different disease s and medical conditions can lead to metabolic acidosis . For example, ... accumulation of lactic acid in the brain, may lead to impairment of breathing and kidney ... for specific amino acid levels. This can lead to increased acid in the blood called ...

Anti

... hours, then use heat after that. Tetraethyl lead : An anti -knock compound added to motor fuel. Also known as tetraethylplumbane, tetraethyl lead has highly adverse effects on human health. It causes lead poisoning . The History of Tetraethyl ...

B virus

... Symptoms: Often there are none. Infection can lead to inflammation of the liver and damage to ... (HBV) causes a liver infection that can lead to serious complications, including liver ... cause chronic hepatitis a nd, in some cases, lead to full-blown liver failure and death . ...

Blindness

... area of the brain responsible for vision can lead to blindness . Blindness Definition: ... for blindness . This serious infection can lead to a temporary loss of vision , blindness , ... (referred to as gonococcal ophthalmia) can lead to blindness . At the turn of the last century, ...

Chalk

... s. Peeling, chipping, chalk ing, or cracking lead -based paint is a hazard and needs immediate attention. lead dust can form when lead -based paint is dry scraped, dry sanded or ....

Drug abuse

... and social problems. Drug abuse can lead to drug dependence or addiction . Drug ... : ... Previous drug abuse is likely to lead to specific needs for appropriate dosing during ... on Drug Abuse (NIDA) - mission is to " lead the nation in bringing the power of science to ...

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lead in Biological News

Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat

... CINCINNATIAlthough lead content in paint has been restricted in the ... U.S. standard of 600 parts per million (ppm) for lead in paint. In addition, 69 percent of the brands ... goods being produced overseas, Clark says that lead paint exposure remains a serious global health ...

UC San Diego engineer provides insights to decades-old DNA squabble

... in the oncogenic or tumor suppressor genes that lead to cancer or you could have abnormalities in the ... by which chromatin is regulated, and how those lead to genes being switched "on" and "off," genes ... understanding of such mechanisms could lead to the development of better drugs that will ...

Wildfires set to increase 50 percent by 2050

... also say that the increase in wildfires will lead to significant deterioration of the air quality ... Environment at the University of Leeds who is the lead author of the research. "Our research shows ... influenced by temperature. Hotter temperatures lead to dryer forests resulting in larger and more ...

EPA grant to University of Chicago for research on food allergy triggers

... food are initiated. The research is expected to lead to improved methods to assess whether pesticides ... us closer to identifying key immune factors that lead to food allergies, which affect approximately 3 ... emergency room visits, and in rare cases can lead to death. The number of allergy-related ...

SRI announces selection by the National Cancer Institute as a Chemical Biology Consortium center

... drug discovery and development, SRI was chosen to lead three of the CBC's research and development ... senior director of medicinal chemistry, who will lead the Chemical Diversity Center, and Keith Laderoute, Ph.D., an SRI distinguished scientist, who will lead the Specialized Applications Center. As the ...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

... a variety of reasons: an ageing population will lead to an increased risk for age-related mental ... New developments in neuropsychopharmacology may lead to targeted treatment options for a wide variety ... can guide advances in neuropsychopharmacology and lead to a next generation of promising new treatments ...

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Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... by a significant achievement for Amicus with our lead program, Amigal for Fabry disease, entering Phase ... of Shire plc, to jointly develop Amicus' three lead pharmacological chaperone compounds for lysosomal ... to develop and commercialize Amicus' three lead pharmacological chaperone compounds for lysosomal ...

Nuevolution Announces Worldwide Technology Cross-Licensing Agreement With GSK

... technologies allow small molecule hit and lead discovery at an unprecedented scale. This ... About Nuevolution Nuevolution is a leading lead discovery company founded in 2001 and based in ... which represents the ultimate fragment based lead discovery technology. Chemetics(R) enables rapid ...

Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

... Robert J. Rosenthal, Ph.D. "Better diagnostics lead to more-informed treatment decisions and superior ... have missed those children most at-risk for lead poisoning, policy-makers at the federal, state, ... more-accurate diagnoses, breakthroughs that can lead to novel treatments, new cures -- innovations to ...

Santaris Pharma - Interim Report for the Period 1 January to 30 June 2009

... in Q3 2009. - Santaris Pharma's new lead candidate SPC4955 targeting apoliproteinB, ... been selected for preclinical trials. - lead candidates targeting PCSK9, which is known to ... effectively. In Q2 2009 the Company selected a lead candidate SPC4955 for preclinical development. ...

ClearTrial Selected to Lead Executive Panel from Pharmaceutical and Service Provider Companies at ExL Conference

... Kelly Larrabee, Director, Clinical Services, will lead a panel of life sciences executives on the topic ... Kelly Larrabee, Director, Clinical Services, will lead a panel of life sciences executives on the topic ... Larrabee was Manager and Regional Study lead for Pfizer, where she directed project site ...

Stem cells' 'suspended' state preserved by key step, scientists report

... pluripotent state. Exploiting the finding may lead to a greater understanding of how cells acquire ... the brain to develop the disease. It also could lead to treatments by directing the restored stem ... stem cell potential," said Alexandre Gaspar-Maia, lead author of the paper. "We found that Chd1 is ...

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lead in Biological Products

LabChip 3000 Drug Discovery System from Caliper Life Sciences

Description:... Enzymes; and G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). Caliper's most recent introduction, KiSS (Kinase Selectivity Screening) offers lead optimization and secondary screening laboratories a simple, affordable approach to kinase ....
Company:Caliper Life Sciences

Guava EasyCyte from Guava Technologies

Description:... to continuously run samples when you need to screen multiple microplates. This is ideal for secondary screening labs that want to easily profile lead compounds and save on human resource costs. Supports 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance The Guava EasyCyte System software allows a laboratory administrator ...
Company:Guava Technologies

Cellomics ArrayScan HCS System from Beckman Coulter

Description:... The integration of these systems into the drug discovery process can significantly reduce developmental time and cost in determining targets and lead ....
Company:Beckman Coulter

GenomeLab SNPstream Genotyping System from Beckman Coulter

Description:... be used in the validation of biomarkers and their association with specific disease states as well as in the evaluation of drug efficacy, and may lead to a new generation of standardized diagnostic tests with the promise of delivering personalized medicine. ...
Company:Beckman Coulter

PW 384 from Tecan

Description:... format. The PW 384 provides an excellent solution for a variety applications in the field of Drug Discovery (Assay development, Screening or lead Optimization) and Research. Unmatched wash speed The PW 384 has set a standard for ultra-fast washing in both 384-well and 96-well plates. The ...
Company:Tecan

hKvLQT1/hminK-CHO K1 Recombinant Cell Line from Upstate

Description:... drug discovery research. The objective is to provide the pharmaceutical industry with a range of ion channel cell lines to support drug discovery, lead optimisation and safety pharmacology ....
Company:Upstate

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lead in Biological Definition

Cancer

... of organs and tissues . Mutations in DNA that lead to cancer appear to disrupt these orderly ... and often rapid proliferation of cells can lead to either a benign tumor or a malignant ... confirm the diagnosis. Screening for cancer can lead to earlier diagnosis. Early diagnosis ...

Diabetes mellitus

... at advanced stages. Hyperglycemia itself can lead to dehydration and ketoacidosis . Longer-term ... or tumors (either malignant or benign) can also lead to loss of insulin production. Currently , ... the insulin deficiency and hyperglycemia lead to ketoacidosis before the disease is recognized ...

Stem cell

... risks contamination with pathogens that could lead to human health risks. After more than 6 months ... form specific types of brain cells. This could lead to new treatments and cures for diseases like ... will first test the neurons in chicken embryos. lead researcher Su-Chun Zhang said their ...

Alternative splicing

... occurs in eukaryotes in which the splicing process of a pre-mRNA can lead to different ripe mRNA molecules and therefore to different proteins. ... the evolution of a new protein. Instead, a new way of regulation could lead to the same effect, but leaving the code for the established proteins ...

Biodiversity

... that no property rights or no access regulation of resources necessarily lead to their decrease (degrading costs having to be supported by the ... methods), progress made in the genetic field in the past 20 years lead to the obligation to tighten laws. With the new technologies of genetic ...

Bacterium

... reviewed and approved by the Biology group (editor: Gaytha Langlois, lead reviewer: Gaytha Langlois, lead copyeditors: Ruth Ifcher and Jan Hogle) Further reading ...

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Spiracles

... are small openings on the surface of some animals that usually lead to respiratory systems. Spiracles , specialized structures featured in ... breath of life. ... The spiracles open into large tracheal tubes that lead to ever ... These openings (called spiracles ) are located laterally ...

Sarcoplasm

... of a striated muscle fiber. ... How does an end-plate potential lead to an increase in Ca2 concentration in the sarcoplasm ? ... ... of a striated muscle fiber ... How does an end-plate potential lead to an increase in Ca2 concentration in the sarcoplasm ? ... ...

Plaque

... is biofilm that builds up on the teeth. If not removed regularly, it can lead to dental cavities (caries) or periodontal problems . Dental plaque ... Known as atherosclerosis, plaque buildup in the arteries can lead to various ... When talking about cholesterol and heart disease, it is ...

Mouth

... can cause noncancerous mouth sores. ... A bacterial infection can lead to sores and swelling in the mouth . ... Mouth sores can be very painful and lead to dehydration, poor eating, and weight ... If mouth pain is severe or ...

Epistatic

... in the free online English dictionary and ... EPIstatic and Epithal lead stabilizers for PVC include tribasic lead sulfate, ... Therefore, the following table summarizes the four ...

Deficiency

... what causes Vitamin B12 Deficiency . A lack of iron in the blood can lead to iron- deficiency anemia, the most common nutritional deficiency in ... symptoms, causes, treatment of this type of anemia. ... from food can also lead to a deficiency . ... Explains the genetic condition that raises your ...

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