Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - VA Research to Restore Veterans' Abilities
WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VA Research is dedicated to restoring injured Veterans to their greatest possible functional capacity in their families, communities, and work places. For those who lost limbs from combat traumas or because of complications such as diabetes, VA researchers are ...
FRC: NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Reflect Poor Science, Ignore Real Hope for Patients
WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins responded to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued draft guidance for implementing President Obama's executive order to fund embryonic stem cell research (ESCR). President Obama's decis...
Pyratine XR(TM) Launches at 67th AAD Meeting, Offering Hope to 14 Million Rosacea Sufferers
- Positive results from Pyratine XR(TM) rosacea-specific study also slated for presentation at American Academy of Dermatology Meeting on March 8, 2009 -
NAPA, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a life sciences company engaged in the developme...
Brain Fitness Program Offers Hope for Breast Cancer Survivors Suffering From 'Chemobrain'
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at 28th annual
National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) Conference in New York City this
weekend will present data to help physicians understand more about
cognitive remediation training in breast cancer survivors affected by
City of Hope Helps KGI Launch New Management Training Program for Scientists
CLAREMONT, Calif., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Graduate Institute
(KGI) in collaboration with City of Hope, a leading biomedical research and
treatment center, announced the launch of its new Certificate in Bioscience
Management program for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows. KGI has
Facelift for Resumes Offers Hope for Job Seekers, says Resume Writing Service
Professional Pixie Dust from Resume Writing Service Can Help You Land a Job
San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) July 1, 2008 -- When age is a problem in the job search, don't hesitate to use the Delete key on your professional resume or bio. Experience should be an asset, but in...
Minimally Invasive Treatment Offers Hope for Liver Cancer Patients
In 2007, over 85% of liver cancer treatments performed in interventional radiology suites used transcatheter chemoembolization, according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from Millennium Research
Group's (MRG's) US Interventional...
Former Manchester City Lord Mayor Has Hope Restored at New Beike Stem Cell Facility
QINGDAO, China, Feb. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shenzhen Beike
Biotechnology Co., Ltd. ( http://www.beikebiotech.com ), the world leader
in the use of umbilical cord stem cells to successfully treat a variety of
illnesses, announced that Audrey Jones, the former Lord Mayor of
Manchester, has ...
Laser Therapy Gives Smokers Hope for Successful New Year's Resolution
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- January 1, 2008 will mark the
ritualistic day of New Year's promises as many vow to stop smoking. The New
Year also brings added pressure to smokers as January 1 marks the first day
of the Illinois Smoking Ban.
For those resolving to make 2008 the st...
$1.6 Million Agreement to Accelerate Fragile X Research, Inspire Hope
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A project to advance
research and improve treatments for fragile X syndrome will be funded by a
new $1.6 million, three-year cooperative agreement with the Center for
Disease Control (CDC) and others.
The agreement, intended to bring better care...
The New Green Revolution offers hope to poor farmers and poor consumers
SAN FRANCISCO Outside the convention hall, I stopped last week to chat with a protester whose sign read: Biotechnology is making poor farmers poorer. He was a young and pleasant enough guy just caught up in his own rhetoric.
I told him biotechnology may be the last, best hope
for the worlds po...
VoIP breaks out, but let's hope it doesn't become a verb
For the last several months, Ive been using Skype , voice over IP software and service (download here ) that lets me make peer-to-peer voice calls from my computer to anyone else on the Skype platform. My interest in the product wasnt purely theoretical. Certainly I wanted to evaluate the softw...
Grant winners hope to cultivate job-creating tech businesses
Business incubators are nothing new to Wisconsin the state has dozens of them operating but several of them are using a new round of state grants to inject fresh life into a tried-and-true concept.
The Wisconsin Department of Commerce has awarded 26 grants totaling more than $750,000 from the ...
Chippewa Valley reps hope to score at Twin Cities tradeshow
Eau Claire, Wis. A team of Chippewa Valley representatives hope
to score points with medical device manufacturers in the Twin Cities this week at the largest medical device tradeshow in the Midwest.
The Medical Design & Manufacturing tradeshow at the Minneapolis Convention Center on November 2...
City of Hope adds second TomoTherapy system
Madison, Wis. - TomoTherapy, Inc. , a developer of radiation therapy technology, has installed its second Hi-Art System at City of Hope
, a national medical center based in Duarte, Calif.
The facility, a leader in the field of bone marrow transplantation, is among a growing number of treatm...
Separating hope from hype in stem-cell research
Madison, Wis . - Opponents of human embryonic stem-cell research are fond of saying it has yet to produce any cures. That's like asking a fourth-grader why he doesn't have a job, given that it's been only nine years since University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist James Thomson figured out how ...
Total marrow irradiation using TomoTherapy System performed at City of Hope
Madison, Wis. - Madison-based TomoTherapy's HI-ART System was put to a new use June 8, with its first application of it for whole marrow irradiation at City of Hope
Cancer Center near Los Angeles.
"We wanted to explore the use of TomoTherapy to selectively deliver radiation therapy to the enti...
Viral Genetics Creates Subsidiary to Develop Cancer Therapy
...product leader for that company's lead cancer compound to treat prostate and breast cancer.
"Metabolic disruption technology holds tremendous hope
for patients with drug resistant tumors," said Haig Keledjian, CEO of Viral Genetics. "Dr. Trauger has worked in the biotech industry for 20 years and...
Omnio Healer Selects Eden Biodesign for cGMP Production of its Candidate Wound Healing and Anti-Infection Treatments
...Omnio Healer to support the development of
this important product. Based on our extensive experience, industry expertise
and first class facilities we hope
to be able to add considerable value and
flexibility to Omnio Healer's development program."
About Omnio Healer
Omnio Healer AB is a pio...
UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute
...ive research environment at CNSI is invigorating, and we are delighted to have MediSens in lab space that benefits from UCLA's great resources.
that this technology will help to reduce the large number of injuries caused by diabetic foot ulcers and by falls each year, both in hospital rehabili...
The Foundation for National Institutes of Health Announces Unprecedented Product Donation by sanofi-aventis in the U.S.
... chairman of the Foundation for NIH. "We are grateful to sanofi-aventis for advancing NIH-sponsored clinical research with this generous donation and hope
that other pharmaceutical companies will follow its lead."
"We are proud to support the ability of the NIH to pursue new and cutting-edge rese...
W.M. Keck Foundation Awards $1 Million to Hutchinson Center Scholar to Study How Cells Go Awry
...ancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers, including three Nobel laureates, bring a relentless pursuit and passion for health, knowledge and hope
to their work and to the world. For more information, please visit fhcrc.org.
Christi Ball Loso
IIVS Announces Initiation by EPA of a Pilot Program to Evaluate Non-Animal Eye-Irritation Methods
...expertise to both generate and analyze these complex data sets. We deeply appreciate the credence the EPA's leadership gives to in vitro methods and hope
that this will lead to EPA guidelines that will more permanently cover this type of approach."
The goal of the EPA's pilot program is to evalu...
Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...highlighting key milestones and patient successes through the past decade through a variety of external channels.
In addition, the Patchwork of hope
Network(TM), an unbranded grass-roots education program on shingles and after-shingles pain in partnership with the National Pain Foundation, The Nati...
Human Genome Sciences Announces New Order for Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) from U.S. Government
...ect BioShield to help strengthen America's arsenal against bioterrorism," said H. Thomas Watkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, HGS. "We all hope
never to see a large-scale version of the inhalation anthrax attacks that took place in 2001, but HGS is proud to play a role in making sure that we a...
Heart disease: Research off the beating patch
...the research as one of the most noteworthy achievements of this year's Cardiovascular Sciences Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.
"Ultimately, we hope
to use our system in patients with chronic heart failure and, possibly, to prevent heart failure in patients who had a heart attack," says Jordan Lanc...
Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste
...wery, we have realized our expanding footprint on the community and environment and now this commitment with GreenHouse shows our social awareness. We hope
it sets a precedent in our region.”
The GreenHouse business model includes set up, delivery and servicing of each MicroFueler unit at custom...
China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
...d. "Same-store sales for Shining retail stores that
have been in operation at least one year are expected to grow significantly
year-over-year, and we hope
to continue to expand the number of Shining retail
outlets during the year. Although global economic growth remains suppressed,
we believe there is pe...
University of Florida Shands Cancer Center Selects OnCore(r) to Support its Collaborative Research Goals
...ressive timeline to transition from their legacy system to OnCore. "We hope
to migrate our data and go live with OnCore for our clinical data by Septem...h departments doing oncology trials throughout the university.
that OnCore will help us to expand the clinical trials program by allowing ...
Significant Milestone Marks the Beginning of FDA-Authorized Breast Cancer Trial
...ording to Mr. Chuck Broes, CEO of QI, "This achievement marks a significant milestone in the life cycle of our company, and we look forward with great hope
and commitment as we aspire to a successful trial outcome."
The clinical trials involve the use of dendritic cell therapy using the oncofetal...
A Swiss Team Uses Transcranial MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders
...le only a few years ago," said Daniel Jeanmonod, neurosurgeon at the University of Zurich. "By eliminating any physical penetration into the brain, we hope
to duplicate the therapeutic effects of invasive deep brain ablation without the side effects for a wider group of patients."
GPhA Calls Senate HELP Committee Action Disappointing for Countless Patients
...e of the White House and Chairman Waxman and ensure that patients can truly access lifesaving biogeneric medicines in a timely manner.
that when the House Energy and Commerce Committee acts it follows the lead of its Chairman in approving a market exclusivity period that puts patients...
Boston Scientific Announces European Approval for Its LATITUDE(R) Patient Management System
...g manage hospital workflow," said Konstantin M. Heinroth, M.D., Department of Medicine, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany. "I hope
to provide my patients added convenience and the peace of mind that comes from knowing both their device and heart health status can be monitored."
Johnson & Johnson Completes Acquisition of Cougar Biotechnology
... Oncology, Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development. "Abiraterone acetate now becomes one of many new treatments we are developing, which we hope
will change the course of cancer treatment by targeting cancer cells and the tumor microenvironment."
About Johnson & Johnson
Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th
...f which he suffers and for which there is no known cause or cure.
is that my presence at both games will help to put a new face on this disea...rsonal connection to ALS," said Corey. "Although it is an orphan disease, I hope
to bring larger public awareness and increased funding for research, which ...
Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake to Join the Cellphire Board of Directors
...cted as the U.S. Army Surgeon General. After retirement from the Army he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Project hope
and most recently as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A native of St. Louis and graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at Wes...
Mylan Announces Strategic Collaboration with Biocon to Enter the Global Generic Biologics Market
...itional value to Biocon and its shareholders. Monoclonal antibodies are emerging as the most dominant class in biologics. Through this partnership we hope
to deliver high quality, affordable biogeneric antibodies and biologics, thereby addressing a critical need to lower spiraling healthcare costs in bot...
Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell to Retire as President and Director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2010
... information to determine the qualities and qualifications of the person we hope
to recruit. Walker says there is no specific time frame attached to the sea...laureates, bring a relentless pursuit and passion for health, knowledge and hope
to their work and to the world. For more information, please visit fhcrc.or...
UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases
...uld be dependant on remyelination of adult motoneurons, including nodes of Ranvier formation. If that can be achieved in the lab, it will be a sign of hope
that treatments could be developed to accomplish the same in patients.
Another major goal for the Hickman group will be to induce myelination by t...
The Lustgarten Foundation Awards Six Research Centers With Pancreatic Cancer Research Funding
...present in pancreatic cancer patients. If successful, it would represent a major step forward in combating a disease where early treatment is the best hope
The first 2009 Lustgarten Foundation grants went to Nita Ahuja, Johns Hopkins University ; Allan Balmain, University of Califor...