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2009: Immunotec announces important clinical research initiative: New study to be launched with the goal of improving the quality of the aging process

Immunotec Receives NHPD/Health Canada Authorization to Begin a Study on the Effect of the Cysteine-Rich Whey Protein Isolate (Immunocal(R)) in Combination with Physical Exercise on Muscle Function, Body Composition and Inflammatory Cytokine Levels in Elderly Persons: A Randomized,...

World's First Low Radiocarbon Food May Reduce Risks of Cancer and Birth Defects, and Possibly Even Slow the Aging Process

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- An Ohio-based company has successfully grown the first Low Radiocarb(TM) food, in this case soybeans, with significantly lower levels of harmful radioactive carbon-14 than normally found in food. Infants and children nourished with safer, low radiocarbon LifeBl...

Nu Skin Scientists Correlate the Appearance of Aging With arNOX Free Radical Generator

Study Subjects with Decreased Enzyme Activity Appear Years Younger PROVO, Utah, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) presented the results of a breakthrough study at the 25th International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists Congr...

Immureboost Inc Announces a Change of Name to Fountain Healthy Aging Inc

LOS ANGELES, California, September 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Exchange: OTCBB Immureboost Inc. announced on September 5th 2008 a name change to Fountain Healthy Aging Inc. Fountain Healthy Aging Inc. said this approval follows the earlier approval of the name change by the Board of Directors an...

Skin & Aging Article Finds Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Helps to Promote Healing Where Antibiotics Fail

Researchers Work in-vitro on MRSA, VRE and other multi-resistant organisms PRINCETON, N.J., May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), a provider of advanced wound care products, today announced that the journal Skin & Aging, in its annual review of top wound car...

Genetic pathway critical to disease, aging found

MADISON -- The same chemical reaction that causes iron to rust plays a similarly corrosive role in our bodies. Oxidative stress chips away at healthy cells and is a process, scientists know, that contributes to a host of diseases and conditions in humans ranging from Alzheimer's, heart disease and...

Canadian researchers discover gene related to the appearance of aging

HALIFAX, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists in Atlantic Canada have found a gene that may play a role in skin aging. Researchers were investigating the genetic cause of a rare disorder known as cutis laxa type 2 (CL2), which causes skin on the hands, feet and face to be loose and older looking, as ...

Shades of gray: Business impacts of an aging workforce

Up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's super hype - able to leap tall buildings of apathy and denial in a single bound. Indeed, lately the media has been saturated with stories about the coming skills shortages that are sure to result from the mass exodus of Baby Boomers from the workforc...

AIAG and MichBio Form New Collaborative Partnership

...y into the exploding medical devices market. While the automotive market has been on a decline, the medical device industry is seeing growth due to an aging demographic, increased awareness and expectations for medical care from patients, and advances in medical technologies. While many synergies exist, s...

Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreements For Additional $700,000 In Financing

...ents. Delaying apoptosis may have applications to certain inflammatory and ischemic diseases. Senesco takes its name from the scientific term for the aging of plant cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resista...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...betes or osteoporosis or life style choices such as smoking. These non-healing fractures, known as non-union fractures, are costly and debilitating. aging is another important factor affecting hard tissue injuries, and as populations survive to greater ages, both the incidence of non-healing bone injurie...

Looking Older Than You Are May Have Little to Do With Wrinkles

... What's the biggest aging factor and how is it addressed? International Sculptra trainer Dr. Rebecca ... "By correcting early with smaller volume treatments, you can slow the aging process and allay the need for major procedures later on. It really is a 'w...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

..., diagnose and manage allergies. References: (1) "Chronic Conditions: A Challenge for the 21st Century," National Academy on an aging Society, 2000. From the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Allergy Facts and Figures. Web site accessed May 1, 2009: http://www.aafa.o...

Chimerix, Inc. Appoints Kenneth I. Moch Chief Operating Officer

...at ThinkEquity Partners. In 1995, Mr. Moch joined Alteon Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in small molecule therapeutics for cardiovascular aging and diabetic complications, where he served as President and CEO from 1998 to 2005. Mr. Moch served as President and CEO of Biocyte Corporation, the ...

Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing

...ents. Delaying apoptosis may have applications to certain inflammatory and ischemic diseases. Senesco takes its name from the scientific term for the aging of plant cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resista...

ArborGen and Senesco Announce Wood Quality Results

...nts. Delaying apoptosis may have applications to certain inflammatory and ischemic diseases. Senesco takes its name from the scientific term for the aging of plant cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resist...

AEterna Zentaris to Report Data from Safety Study of Phase 3 Program in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with Cetrorelix Ahead of Schedule

...ll as in Japan through Shionogi. About Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common diseases of aging men - affecting more than 20 million men in the United States - but its etiology is far from being completely understood. Data from ongoing research s...

AEterna Zentaris Opens Extended Study for Cetrorelix in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

...ll as in Japan through Shionogi. About Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common diseases of aging men - affecting more than 20 million men in the United States - but its etiology is far from being completely understood. Data from ongoing research s...

Senesco Technologies, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Dr. Harlan W. Waksal, M.D. as Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Addition of Mr. Warren J. Isabelle, CFA to its Board of Directors

...nts. Delaying apoptosis may have applications to certain inflammatory and ischemic diseases. Senesco takes its name from the scientific term for the aging of plant cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resist...

Dutch Medical Equipment Producer Nucletron Strengthens Leading Position in Cancer Radiation Therapy Market

...he World Health Organisation, new cases of cancer will jump from 11.3 million in 2007 to 15.5 million in 2030, influenced in part by an increasing and aging global population. The global market for radiation therapy equipment is projected to reach $3.9 billion by 2015, according to estimates by Global Indu...

Senesco Presents Pre-Clinical Multiple Myeloma Data at the 12th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy

...nts. Delaying apoptosis may have applications to certain inflammatory and ischemic diseases. Senesco takes its name from the scientific term for the aging of plant cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resist...

Microtest Laboratories is an Industry Leader in ICH Stability Testing

...es. Microtest also checks that the concentration of active ingredients is within specifications, and watch for evidence that real-time or accelerated aging has affected drug concentration or purity. Moreover, Microtest is one of a few labs that offer photostability testing to monitor the effect of pr...

Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452

...s of heart failure. Over 2.4 million of those patients had a primary or secondary diagnosis of heart failure. These numbers are increasing due to the aging of the U.S. population and an increased likelihood of survival following acute myocardial infarctions. The costs to society attributable to the preva...

NeurogesX Receives European Commission Approval for Qutenza(TM)

... and an estimated 3.0 million people in Europe suffer from neuropathic pain. The market for neuropathic pain is quickly growing due to the rise in the aging population, diabetes, life expectancy for HIV-positive individuals, and heightened awareness among the medical community. Peripheral neuropathic...

ROCK STARS OF SCIENCE: Prana's Co-Founding Scientist, Rudy Tanzi Teams up with Star-Powered Cast in GQ Photoshoot

... Australia, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rudy Tanzi, Prana Biotechnology's (Nasdaq: PRAN ) Co-Founding Scientist and the Director of the Genetics and aging Research Unit at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases , will be featured in a six-page photo spread, in the June issue of GQ Mag...

Now Available: State-of-the-Art Gait Training Device to Help Millions Walk More Normally Again

... device. Large US Population Could Be Helped The GaitAid Virtual Walker is transforming the lives of many people coping with illness and aging who had thought they could never walk normally again. But these GaitAid users are only part of a much larger population of people like them, over 8 mi...

Ausio Pharmaceuticals to Present at Bio(R) 2009

...icals, LLC, a biotechnology development company focused on medicines for an aging global population, will lead off the Bio(R) Business Forum in a presentatio...to cultivating key partnerships with the goal of advancing medicines for an aging population. Ausio was founded in 2006 based on technologies licensed from t...

Sixth Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference to Focus on Remote Monitoring, Home Telehealth & eHealth for Chronic Care Management & Wellness Promotion

...alth and much more. The Conference will feature an aging Services educational track that is co-sponsored by...American Association of Homes and Services for the aging (AAHSA) and the Center for aging Services Technologies (CAST). Nationally Re...

Senesco Technologies Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

...nts. Delaying apoptosis may have applications to certain inflammatory and ischemic diseases. Senesco takes its name from the scientific term for the aging of plant cells: senescence. Delaying cell breakdown in plants extends freshness after harvesting, while increasing crop yields, plant size and resist...

NeurogesX Presents Two Posters at 61st Annual American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

...hile an estimated 3.0 million people in Europe suffer from neuropathic pain. The market for neuropathic pain is quickly growing due to the rise in the aging population, diabetes, life expectancy for HIV-positive individuals, and heightened awareness among the medical community. Peripheral neuropathic pain ...

Histogen Aesthetics Launches ReGenica Rejuvenation System

... Natural embryonic-like human proteins stimulate skin cells to combat aging and help support healing San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2009 -- Histogen Aesthetics , a division of Histogen focused on p...

Failing to Demonstrate Value of Innovation is Top Risk Facing Life Sciences Sector, According to Ernst & Young

... individuals are likely to increase demands to demonstrate value in the years ahead, as they confront mounting healthcare costs, a shrinking tax base, aging populations, and a mandate to provide care for a larger pool of citizens. Meeting this challenge tops the list of the 10 most pressing risks fac...

Frost & Sullivan: In Vitro Diagnostics Market

...sustain growth in the LOAC technology market are rising lifestyle diseases, aging population, rising healthcare needs and consumer purchasing power," said Dh... which will continue to play a very important role with the increase in the aging population. HIV continues to be an important indicator for growth of IVD as...

New study indicates smallpox vaccination effective for decades

...t been vaccinated previously. Examining 246 participants of the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, investigators from the National Institute on aging and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health found permanent immunity was conferred by vaccination or ...

NeurogesX' Qutenza(TM) (NGX-4010) Receives Positive Committee Recommendation in European Union

...hile an estimated 3.0 million people in Europe suffer from neuropathic pain. The market for neuropathic pain is quickly growing due to the rise in the aging population, diabetes, life expectancy for HIV-positive individuals, and heightened awareness among the medical community. Despite the large pain...

Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results

...assessment tool for a variety of key medical problems including assays for cardiac disease, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes and cancer as well as aging and wellness testing. We have active clinical validation efforts beginning or on-going for each of these assay targets and hope to bring these product...

New Brain Fitness Survey Reinforces Importance of Brain Awareness Week

...rains and member of the World Economic Forum's Council on the Future of the aging Society, previews today at the IHRSA (International Health, Racquet and Spo...er of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of the aging Society. Alvaro has an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University, an...

Proteomics Study Reveals That Genes Involved in Invertebrate Longevity Have Surprising Parallels in Humans.

...ery of genes that are likely to have a role in the aging process of humans. The findings result from resea...emonstration that similar genes have a role in the aging process of humans. The proteins involved ar...e would like to encourage scientists interested in aging and longevity to mine these data made available in...

SD Canada Announces CE Mark for ThyroChek(R) Adult and NeoNatal Tests

...that consumers can assess their own thyroid health. This is important especially to women planning pregnancies, to seniors concerned about vagaries of aging and to residents that have environmental concerns such as nuclear waste storage that may reflect in thyroid health." ThyroChek NeoNatal has never...

AEterna Zentaris and Sanofi-Aventis Sign a Development, Commercialization and Licensing Agreement for Cetrorelix in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

...ll as in Japan through Shionogi. About Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common diseases of aging men - affecting more than 20 million men in the United States - but its etiology is far from being completely understood. Data from ongoing research s...
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