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New Asthma Gene Identified

...am Cookson at Imperial College and Professor Erika von Mutius at the University of Munich...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

Patients with the genetic disorder von Hippel-Lindau disease may suddenly experience hear...ear) occur sporadically but may be associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL; a genetic disease characterized by the development of blood vessel tumor...

US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

... hands around." As for the FDA, its commissioner von Eschenbach said recently he wouldn't want his agency put in the position where it had to determine a cigarette is safe. Strangely, Philip Morris USA, maker of Marlboro, the nation's top-selling cigarette brand, supports the bill. But why? R.J. Re...

Paid Maternity Leave Pushed By Australian Rights Activists

...uman Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, John von Doussa, while reviving a bid for paid maternity le... the function to produce the next generation," Mr. von Doussa was quoted. "Why should they suffer the penalty?" The remarks come amidst a preparation by ...

Tension Building Up in FDA Over Drug Approvals

...ate changing the drug agency. When Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach took over the FDA in 2005, he promised ...ooted on drug safety. Now on the defensive, Dr. von Eschenbach said the agency had done its best in regard to Avandia. It intended to warn patients rapi...

Controversy Spikes Over Anti-diabetes Drug Avandia

...s were contacted by GSK. FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach, Nissan, and a GSK representative are expected to testify at the House hearing on Wednesday....

Cancer Experts Received Threats for Opposing Controversial Drug

...described Avandia as safe. FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach said that FDA is ordering Glaxo and rival Eli Lilly to add black box warnings, about heart failure, to their diabetes drugs Avandia and Actos....

Bionic Ear Restores Hearing to Von Hippel-Lindau Disease Patients

...nic ear may help restore hearing in patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease. Researchers at Georgetown...m says that about 30 per cent of the patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease develop tumors in their ears, and the only option to help control such tumors ...

FDA Announces Audio Broadcasts on Emerging Drug Safety Information

...the health of the American public," said Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs. "The service contributes to this goal by providing a new venue for busy health care professionals and patients to find drug safety information, so that they don't have to look for it on FDA's Web site...

Sleep Disruption Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk

... of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, and Roland von K?nel, M.D., Department of General Internal Medicine, from University Hospital Berne, Switzerland. The research was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health. Source-Newswise...

A Novel Treatment for KSHV-infected Lymphomas

...(University of Helsinki), and Dr. Jürgen Haas (Max von Pettenkofer Institute, Munich & University of Edinburgh) open new options for exploiting reactivation of p53 as a novel and highly selective treatment modality for this virally-induced lymphoma. The project involves scientists from two Academy of F...

Researchers Study Health of New Zealand's Indian Community

.... The research is led by doctoral student Pamela von Hurst from the university's institute of food, nutrition and human health, who said that south Asian women are known to have a higher predisposition to developing health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. According to the lates...

Schools Help Hold the Line Against Childhood Obesity

...ools for the rise in childhood obesity,” said Paul von Hippel, co-author of the study and research statis...f obesity because of their structured environment, von Hippel and Downey said. Time spent in class means children’s access to food is restricted. The resul...

FDA Clears Breast Cancer Specific Molecular Prognostic Test

...ed medicine into current practice," said Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs. "MammaPrint results will provide patients and physicians with more information about the prospects for the outcome of the disease. This information will support treatment decisions. Agendia compared...

FDA Approves New Product to Treat Von Willebrand Disease

...nts undergoing surgery or invasive procedures with von Willebrand disease (vWD) in whom the hormone desmo...ctor VIII (also know as Antihemophilic factor) and von Willebrand factor. Alphanate undergoes two separate steps for viral inactivation to reduce the risk ...

Fashion Industry Takes Its Toll on Young Models

...s 280 influential designers and is headed by Diane von Fuerstenberg, published a set of guidelines. There has been long discussion ahead of this "health initiative" on whether there should be a ban on underweight models with a Body Mass Index of under 18. The BMI is calculated by dividing the mass of ...

Tuberculosis Experts Outline Proposals to Speed Up Drug Development

.... "We are failing people with TB," said Dr. Tido von Schoen-Angerer, Director of MSF's Campaign for Acc...ionate use of important candidate drugs," said Dr. von Schoen-Angerer. "To make any real difference, we need to see a dramatic increase in funding and poli...

Understanding Autoimmune Disease

...head lab, working closely with immunologist Harald von Boehmer of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, used a DNA microarray technology developed by Young to scan the entire genome of T cells and locate the genes controlled by Foxp3. There were roughly 30 genes found to be directly controlled by Foxp3 and o...

Study Offers Window into Human Behavior, Brain Disease

...s humans "human," they say. The cells, known as von Economo neurons, were first comprehensively descri...entists determined that the brain regions in which von Economo neurons arise -- the anterior cingulate and frontoinsular cortex -- are key targets of front...

Depression After Heart Attack Means More Heart Problems

...effective in protecting long-term health. Roland von K?nel, MD, a professor of medicine and head of the...pes of depression and clues on improving care. Dr. von K?nel is the first author of an editorial comment about heart attack and depression that will be pub...

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