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Leaders from the Field of Pain Therapeutics to Discuss Latest Discoveries and Breakthroughs at Arrowhead's 3rd Annual Pain Therapeutics Summit

Arrowhead's 3rd Annual Pain Therapeutics Summit, scheduled to take place in Summit, NJ on September 24th and September 25th, 2009, will be bringing together leaders in pain therapeutics and management to discuss the latest developments in discovery research, preclinical development, clinical deve...

Spiders, frogs and gecko among exciting discoveries found in Papua New Guinea

Arlington, Virginia Jumping spiders, a tiny chirping frog and an elegant striped gecko are among 56 species believed new to science discovered during a Conservation International (CI) Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) expedition to Papua New Guinea's highlands wilderness. The discoveries were ann...

Recent Genetic Discoveries Don't Improve Prediction of Breast Cancer

When added to risk assessment tool, SNPs made no difference, study finds FRIDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- The accuracy of predicting one's chances of developing breast cancer do not seem to improve even with the recent findings of some genetic markers for the disease, a new report s...

X-rays power discoveries at Chicago's Field Museum

CHICAGO, IL, and ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 7 Digital medical imaging and information technology from Carestream Health, Inc., is playing a key role in helping The Field Museum of Chicago discover and analyze secrets hidden within its world-class collections. Carestream Health has donated a computed ...

MSU researchers make new discoveries on what does and doesn't affect immune system

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Scientists know that a number of factors can affect the body's immune system: poor diet, certain steroids, chronic stress. Now researchers at Michigan State University have discovered that an appetite-controlling hormone also affects the immune system, while natural versions...

FASgen Announces New Research Discoveries in Lung Cancer

BALTIMORE, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- FASgen is pleased to report the publication of important research results for lung cancer treatment using FAS093, one of the Company's proprietary compounds. In a long-standing cooperation with The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, FASgen supported research into...

Hearts Saved As Doctors Put Cutting Edge Discoveries to Use

A study has come out with the good news that in the last six years, death rates and heart failure in hospitalized heart attack patients have fallen sharply- most likely because of better treatment. According to the researchers, the promising trend parallels the growing use of cholesterol-lowe...

Hearts Saved As Doctors Put Cutting Edge Discoveries to Use

A study has come out with the good news that in the last six years, death rates and heart failure in hospitalized heart attack patients have fallen// sharply- most likely because of better treatment. According to the researchers, the promising trend parallels the growing use of cholesterol-lowe...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

At the Disney’s Animal Kingdom the scientists and the theme park people have come together to set up an environmental storyline. In this are featured the latest scientific discoveries// from the Himalayan expedition to China and Nepal. They have showcased an array of exotic plant and animal specie...

Novel Discoveries For Treatment Of Stomach Cancer

Researchers have developed a molecular map and other similar discoveries that could combat stomach cancer, a common malignancy found in the Asian population//. 'The inroads can give doctors the means to fight the disease more effectively,' said Professor Soo Khee Chee, director of the National ...

Dominant Discoveries and The Darker Side Of Methamphetamine Drug Addiction

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. -P.J. O'Rourke // Methamphetamine, a known stimulant, commo...

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering Research Efforts

...s rapidly increasing research funding. The ATRI will also serve as a hub for more than 30 organizations, researchers and scientists worldwide to share discoveries and treatments for this neuro-genetic disorder. The announcement of the ATRI was made during the Angelman Syndrome Foundation's biennial conference in...

California Cancer Specialists Medical Group, Inc. Opens Outpatient Cancer Center in South Pasadena, Calif., With Renowned Medical Staff, State-of-the-Art Technology

...ti-specialty medical group in California dedicated to oncology. For more than 30 years, the Group's physicians and scientists have worked to bring new discoveries to the treatment and cure of cancer. "It is significant for the community to have a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists under one roo...

Lexicon Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LX2931 in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

...into preclinical and clinical development, obtain necessary regulatory approvals, achieve its operational objectives, obtain patent protection for its discoveries and establish strategic alliances, as well as additional factors relating to manufacturing, intellectual property rights, and the therapeutic or comme...

Professor Bruce Beutler Joins aTyr Pharma's Scientific Advisory Board

...co-founder of aTyr Pharma adds, "I greatly admire the scientific advances Dr. Beutler has made with inflammation in humans and his ability to turn his discoveries into therapeutics that have had a significant impact on the improvement of human health. We are honored to have him on our scientific advisory board a...

Robotics insights through flies' eyes

...tational movement is one of the best understood circuits in the nervous system." Yet these efforts don't end with the purely fundamental research. The discoveries of the neuroscientists in Martinsried are also particularly interesting to the engineers associated with the academic chair for guidance and control a...

Janet Rowley, MD, A Researcher Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

... at a ceremony Aug. 12, 2009. Dr. Rowley is being recognized for her discoveries of recurring chromosomal abnormalities in leukemias and lymphomas -- findin...ions in critical genes lead to specific forms of leukemia and lymphoma. Her discoveries helped lay the groundwork for the development of targeted and individualize...

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering Research Efforts

...s rapidly increasing research funding. The ATRI will also serve as a hub for more than 30 organizations, researchers and scientists worldwide to share discoveries and treatments for this neuro-genetic disorder. The announcement of the ATRI was made during the Angelman Syndrome Foundation's biennial conference i...

Nanoparticle-delivered 'Suicide' Genes Slowed Ovarian Tumor Growth

...tional programs. It funds innovative, meritorious research grants. The AACR Annual Meeting attracts more than 17,000 participants who share the latest discoveries and developments in the field. Special conferences throughout the year present novel data across a wide variety of topics in cancer research, treatmen...

HPV Infection May Be Linked to Poor Head and Neck Cancer Survival Rates in African Americans

...tional programs. It funds innovative, meritorious research grants. The AACR Annual Meeting attracts more than 17,000 participants who share the latest discoveries and developments in the field. Special conferences throughout the year present novel data across a wide variety of topics in cancer research, treatmen...

Bolli Becomes New Editor-In-Chief of Circulation Research

...rogress in cardiovascular medicine, the scientific discoveries leading to the next generation of clinical advance.... "We are on the threshold of amazing new discoveries in areas such as regenerative cardiology, embryoni...Scientific. "The breathtaking pace of new discoveries in the basic science of cardiology makes the appoi...

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Provides Clinical Pipeline Update and Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...into preclinical and clinical development, obtain necessary regulatory approvals, achieve its operational objectives, obtain patent protection for its discoveries and establish strategic alliances, as well as additional factors relating to manufacturing, intellectual property rights, and the therapeutic or comme...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

...n. The consortium, funded through Clinical and Translational Science Awards , shares a common vision to accelerate the time it takes for laboratory discoveries to become treatments for patients and to engage communities in clinical and translational science. It is also fulfilling the critical need to train th...

Comprehensive Look at Rare Leukemia Finds Relatively Few Genetic Changes Launch Disease

...children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance ...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational Celebrates 16 Years of 'Surfing for a Cure' to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

.... Giving to Moores UCSD Cancer Center The Moores UCSD Cancer Center is dedicated to translating promising scientific discoveries into new and better options for the care of patients with cancer. Founded in 1979, it is the only center in San Diego and Imperial counties to hold a ...

Scientists Track Impact of DNA Damage in the Developing Brain

...children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance ...

Research Scientist Reports On Time-Tested Solution To Current Medical Crisis

...hs from properly prescribed and administered miracle drugs. Known for his work in converting common heat into electrical power, Peck compares his discoveries in energy conversion with the human body's ability to convert the heat from food into higher forms of energy that are able to vitalize the body and op...

Council for American Medical Innovation Names Debra R. Lappin President

...l policy agenda aimed at preserving U.S. leadership in medical innovation. American medical innovators create millions of high-paying jobs, and their discoveries are integral in the fight to cure cancer and other illnesses. The Council for American Medical Innovation views leadership in medical innovation as a...

Study in this Week's Issue of Cell Finds Injected Growth Factor Spurs Heart Regeneration

...n Heart Association. Children's Hospital Boston is home to the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 12 members ...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

...partners. Dr. Martin also provided updates on treatment options for gonorrhea, the increased incidence of syphilis and medical advances which lead to discoveries of new STDs. Infection Risk from Animals in the Home and in Public Settings : Larry K. Pickering, M.D., FAAP, senior advisor to the director o...

Eliminating Cell Receptor Prevents Infections in Animal Study

... does not have immediate implications for changes in patient care, although discoveries in basic biology often lay the foundation for future clinical treatments in...ioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is a...

Dr. David Williams Featured on Searchvitaminsupplements.com

... free eLetter online at drdavidwilliams.com. Dr. Williams also has a line of nutritional supplements from Mountain Home Nutritionals that put his discoveries into action, providing solutions from around the world to those seeking natural health and wellness. Mountain Home Nutritional products can be found o...

Pre-chewed Food Could Transmit HIV

...children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance ...

Study aims to induce recovery from ankylosing spondylitis

... disease, ankylosing spondylitis. Approximately 200 patients will be chosen to participate in a clinical trial that aims to merge the latest molecular discoveries published by the California non-profit Autoimmunity Research Foundation (ARF) with the medical expertise of physicians and researchers at West China H...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

...the image.] Children's Hospital Boston is home to the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 1 ...

Feel Fun, Fit & Fabulous! At the 2009 Women's Health Conference

...ment Necessary;" and "Nutrition -- Eat Well, Eat Wise." "Women's health has entered an exciting time with so much robust new information and discoveries that are not only cutting edge, but provide great practicality for the preservation of health," said Dr. Ian Smith. "Women are the gatekeepers of the ...

More Drug Rehab for Less Violence in Mexico

...r options, but I see that Narconon offers a substantive alternative." Narconon's drug-free social education methodology is based on early research and discoveries by philosopher and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard. Capaceta and Carr are enthusiastic about future collaboration between Narconon and Sinaloa re...

Mayo Clinic's Dr. Denis Cortese Receives NCHL'S 2009 National Healthcare Leadership Award

...y leader and teacher, his innovative tenure at Mayo Clinic has included cutting edge programs in information technology and medical records, using new discoveries in genomics to customize patient-specific treatment strategies, and emphasis on bedside nursing to improve patient care. And under Dr. Cortese's leade...

Dr. David Williams Featured on Searchbloodsugar.com

...eLetter online at www.drdavidwilliams.com . Dr. Williams also has a line of nutritional supplements from Mountain Home Nutritionals that put his discoveries into action, providing solutions from around the world to those seeking natural health and wellness. Mountain Home Nutritional products can be found o...

New Map of Genomic Variation Will Enable Disease Research

... care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking second in National Institutes of H...
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