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Does the Crowded TNF Market Really Need Two New Agents? Rheumatologists Provide Insight in the Wave One Report of LaunchTrends(TM): SIMPONI and CIMZIA

EXTON, Pa., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. announces the release of the wave one LaunchTrends (TM): SIMPONI and CIMZIA report. The survey was completed by U.S. Rheumatologists in late June 2009. While awareness of both new TNF antagonists is relatively h...

'Artificial Golgi' may provide new insight into key cell structure

Scientists in New York and North Carolina are reporting assembly of the first functioning prototype of an artificial Golgi organelle. That key structure inside cells helps process and package hormones, enzymes, and other substances that allow the body to function normally. The lab-on-a-chip device...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

Advancements Could Improve the Quality of Life of Injured Veterans WEST ORANGE, N.J., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by Kessler Foundation Research Center published in Brain Injury , the official journal of the International Brain Injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of c...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

A recent study by Kessler Foundation Research Center published in Brain Injury, the official journal of the International Brain Injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of cognitive fatigue in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognitive fatigue has been shown to be one...

Once Monthly Dosing: How Much of a Competitive Advantage is it? Rheumatologists Provide Insight in the Baseline Report of LaunchTrends(TM): SIMPONI(TM)

EXTON, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. announces the release of the baseline LaunchTrends (TM): SIMPONI report. The survey was completed by U.S. Rheumatologists in May 2009, just days after the FDA announced approval for SIMPONI (golimumab). Once monthly dos...

New Insight Into Primate Eye Evolution

St. Jude study of the nocturnal owl monkey suggests that evolution needed only a few genetic changes to profoundly alter eye anatomy MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers comparing the fetal development of the eye of the owl monkey with that of the capuchin monkey hav...

New 'Healthy Eyes for Peak Performance' Brochure Offers Parents and Caregivers Advice, Insight on the Role of Vision in Children's Performance

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- What we see determines what we do; and for children in particular, good eye health and optimal vision are critical factors for better performance at school, at work and at play. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090512/FL14726 ) ...

Top 10 Hospital Technologies: C-Suite Watch List for 2009 and Beyond; Exclusive Insight on Critical Capital Decisions in ECRI Institute White Paper Available for Free Download

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute ( www.ecri.org ), an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, reveals its top 10 list of health technologies that hospital c-suite executives should have on their radar now. The jus...

New oncogene gives valuable insight into hepatocellular tumors in humans

Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday 23 April: The first identification of GP130 somatic activating mutations* in human tumours was announced today at EASL 2009, the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Liver Disease in Copenhagen, Denmark. Identification of recurrent somatic m...

New insight into Rett syndrome severity

A research collaboration between Australia and Israel has identified a genetic variation that influences the severity of symptoms in Rett syndrome. The finding is published in the latest edition of the international journal Neurology . Dr Helen Leonard, who heads the Australian Rett Syndro...

New tests provide new insight into why patients are in heart failure

AUGUSTA, Ga. A failing heart makes a lot of a hormone needed to eliminate the excess salt and water bloating the body but not enough of the enzyme needed to activate it, researchers say. Using novel assays they developed, Medical College of Georgia researchers found people in heart failure ha...

BioHorizons Announces Its 2009 Global Symposium: Bringing Together Top Thought Leaders in the Dental Implant Industry to Provide Insight on Integrating Technology into the Continuum of Care

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHorizons announces today that its 2009 Global Symposium will take place Thursday, April 30, to Saturday, May 2, at the Hilton Chicago. This educational event will focus on recent advances in digital dentistry, treatment planning, implant surface treatm...

FDA's DDMAC Provides Insight on Pharmaceutical Companies and Web 2.0 in Eye on FDA Podcast

Eye on FDA, a specialty blog written by Mark Senak, Senior Vice President at Fleishman-Hillard in Washington, D.C., posts an interview with the new official at FDA's DDMAC in charge of Web 2.0 policy development providing insight into FDA's point of view about the use of New and Social Media in W...

Scientists Gain Insight Into Blood Cancer's Progression

Findings for chronic myeloid leukemia may have wider implications, researchers say FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers say they've spotted a mechanism by which chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) progresses into a deadlier stage. The finding may improve patient outcomes...

Novel Photoconductive Cellular Depolarization Technology Reveals Insight Into Neuronal Growth, Guidance, and Regeneration

BOSTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurosilicon's novel Photoconductive Stimulation Device (PSD) was highlighted in the recent scientific publication by Hung and Colicos titled, Astrocytic Ca2+ Waves Guide CNS Growth Cones to Remote Regions of Neuronal Activity. The article appearing in the November ...

20 MedSpa Professionals Gain Insight into MedSpa Business Turnaround Tactics

Francis X. Acunzo, Medical Spa Industry Expert and CEO of Acara Medspa Consulting Group, presented a Webinar this week identifying Acara's top business turnaround tactics. 20 MedSpa Professionals from across the nation joined him for this event. Branford, CT (Vocus) Jan...

CrossTech Forums Announces Health IT Insight 2009 Moving to Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix; Executive Summit to Take Place April 29-May 1

CANTON, Mass., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossTech Forums today announced that the second annual Health IT Insight , the only national invitational summit featuring a content partnership with Health Industry Insights, an IDC company, will now take place at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, Arizon...

Mayo researchers offer new insight into effectiveness of procedure to stop heavy menstrual bleeding

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Experts estimate that 20 percent of women experience excessive or prolonged menstrual bleeding at some time during their lives, particularly as they approach menopause. A new, less invasive procedure called global endometrial ablation (GEA) preserves the uterus, while decreasing...

New insight into aggressive childhood cancer

A new study reveals critical molecular mechanisms associated with the development and progression of human neuroblastoma, the most common cancer in young children. The research, published by Cell Press in the January 6th issue of the journal Cancer Cell , may lead to development of future strateg...

Researchers gain new insight on wonder of cell division

Biologists have discovered a mechanism that is critical to cytokinesis -- nature's completion of mitosis, where a cell divides into two identical daughter cells. The researchers have opened a new window on the assembly and activity of a ring of actin and myosin filaments that contract to pinch ...

Researcher to provide new insight for treating vascular disease

COLUMBIA, Mo. The blood circulates through the body in an intricate process that researchers are only beginning to understand. Now, University of Missouri researcher Steven Segal has received the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's prestigious Method to Extend Research in Time ...

New Insight Into Most Common Forebrain Malformation

St. Jude researchers identify a molecular mechanism underlying a genetic brain malformation called holoprosencephaly MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified one of the molecular mechanisms underlying the genetic brai...

New insight into most common forebrain malformation

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified one of the molecular mechanisms underlying the genetic brain malformation called holoprosencephaly (HPE). The findings not only yield insights into the most common developmental malformation of the anterior brain and face in newborns...

Pitt-led research provides insight into development of congenital circulatory defects

PITTSBURGHUniversity of Pittsburgh-led researchers could provide new insight into how two common congenital circulatory problemsaortic arch deformity and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)develop in humans, as reported in the June 15 edition of Developmental Biology . Led by Beth Roman, an ass...

Bacterial peptide provides new insight into common tumor suppressor

Scientists have identified a new antitumor drug that might prove useful in developing treatments for a multiple human cancers. The research, published by Cell Press in the July 8 issue of the journal Cancer Cell , advances the understanding of one of the most frequently disrupted tumor suppressor...

New molecular insight into amboebic dysentery

In the June 15th issue of G&D, Dr. Sinisa Urban (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) and colleagues reveal a potential role for the rhomboid enzyme, EhROM1, in the pathogenesis of the enteric protozoan parasite, E. histolytica. This discovery posits EhROM1 as a prospective target in the t...

Molecular insight begins Trofex Phase 1 trial for detection of metastatic prostate cancer

Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPI) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial for its Trofex molecular imaging program for the detection and staging of metastatic prostate cancer. The trial is designed to investigate two small molecule radiopharmaceutical ca...

New insight into RA patient priorities and motivators for clinical trial involvement

Paris, France, Friday 13 June 2008: Two new initiatives designed to improve the management of rheumatoid arthritis through patient participation were presented today at EULAR 2008, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Paris, France. The RAID disease impact score ...

Molecular insight begins Trofex Ph. 1 trial for detection of metastatic prostate cancer

Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPI) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial for its Trofex molecular imaging program for the detection and staging of metastatic prostate cancer. The trial is designed to investigate two small molecule radiopharmaceutical ca...

Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM) Delivers Insight About Hospitalist Performance

ATLANTA, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Information technology has the power "to transform data into information, and information into insight," former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive Carly Fiorina once explained. Her words aptly describe the power of Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM), a softwa...

Cell-Mediated Immunity and Anti-HLA Antibody Tests Provide Insight to Immune Response in Renal Transplant Patients

The ImmuKnow(R) and anti-HLA antibody assays both contribute to characterization of renal transplant patients being weaned off immunosuppression COLUMBIA, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Data developed by Cylex in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Medi...

New research offers insight into oral cancer, chronic pediatric ear infections, and hearing health

Alexandria, VA Three new studies published in the June 2008 edition of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery focus on what role gender plays in the prognosis of oral tongue cancer, chronic ear infections in children, and the success rates of hearing aid implants in the elderly. These studies a...

Healthcare Industry Spending on Telecommunications Services Hits $55 Billion Over Next Five Years, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and insurance providers that make up the $2.3 trillion US healthcare system will be spending $55 billion on telecommunications services over the next five years, says a new market research study released...

Continua Health Alliance Provides Insight Into Next Generation of Digital Health at CONNECTIONS(TM)

DALLAS, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates and CEA(R) today announced that Continua Health Alliance will host a free pre-show session at CONNECTIONS(TM) on June 24. The Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open-industry coalition of the finest healthcare and technology companies join...

Ground-breaking new insight into the development of Alzheimer's disease

Leuven, Belgium C According to estimates there are 85,000 Alzheimer patients in our country and approximately 20,000 new cases every year. This spectacular increase is due to the increasing ageing population. Unfortunately it is still unclear precisely which ageing process forms the basis of this ...

John Hancock's 'EZ Route' Post-Enrollment Education Program Wins 2008 Insight Award for Customer Advocacy in Financial Services

Award Presented at the Financial Communications Forum, New York BOSTON, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Insight Forums, LLC today named John Hancock Retirement Plan Service's "EZ Route" post-enrollment education program as the winner of the 2008 Insight Award for Customer Advocacy in Financial Se...

Defined Health Announces Final Speaker Roster and Agenda for Therapeutic Insight 2008

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Defined Health has announced the final agenda and speaker list for its 8th annual Therapeutic Insight conference. Therapeutic Insight 2008 ("TI2008") will take place on April 28 - 30, 2008, at The Westin New York at Times Square. The following indust...

Shannon Brownlee, Author of 'Overtreated,' to Keynote at Defined Health's 8th Annual Therapeutic Insight Conference

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Defined Health has announced the final agenda and invited and confirmed speakers for its 8th annual Therapeutic Insight conference. Therapeutic Insight 2008 ("TI2008") will take place on April 28 - 30, 2008, at The Westin New York at Times Squa...

Key factor in brain development revealed, offers insight into disorder

In the earliest days of brain development, the brains first cells neuroepithelial stem cells -- divide continuously, producing a population of cells that eventually evolves into the various cells of the fully formed brain. Now, scientists have identified a gene that, in mice, is critical for thes...

NARSAD's 5th Annual 'Mission Possible' Symposium Offers Insight to PTSD and Other Mental Illnesses

Free Event is Open to the Public, Providing Access to Psychiatric Experts Specializing in Trauma, Genetics, Mood Disorders and Childhood Illnesses WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental health professionals and residents of the Greater Washington, D.C., area will have an op...
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