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National Pork Board Provides Facts About the Origin of the Flu Outbreak

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The flu virus infecting humans has not been identified in hogs in the United States or anywhere in the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said, "At this time, there is no evidence that this influenza...

Local Physicians of Indian Origin To Offer Free Health Screenings at The Hindu Temple of Canton

Number of Needy Citizens Expected to Increase over Previous Years DETROIT, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual Health Fair sponsored in conjunction with Oakwood Annapolis Hospital and the Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (MAPI) is scheduled to be held from 9am to 1pm on ...

Pathwork Tissue of Origin Test Validation Study Published in Journal of Clinical Oncology

Largest Study on a Test that Identifies Tumors with Uncertain Origins Demonstrates Unmatched Performance REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on oncology, announced today that the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JC...

Rhythm abnormality of unknown origin strongly predicts sudden death risk in heart disease patients

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 2, 2009) Researchers conducting a large, ongoing study to improve detection and prevention of sudden cardiac death were surprised to discover that a specific heart rhythm abnormality idiopathic QT interval prolongation increased risk five-fold among patients with coronary arte...

Doctors of Indian origin unite to tackle global health problems - the creation of The first ever Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO)

Chennai - at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention in Chennai, January 7-10, a consortium of health care professionals was created - GAPIO - the world's first comprehensive health care organization with an emphasis on improving health provision and addressing health inequalities in India. ...

Pathwork Diagnostics Launches Version of Its Tissue of Origin Test for FFPE Specimens

New Version Increases Physician Access SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, Inc., launched today an additional version of the Pathwork(R) Tissue of Origin Test that has the capability of analyzing formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue specimens. This mole...

Penn researchers unlock molecular origin of blood stem cells

PHILADELPHIA A research team led by Nancy Speck, PhD, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has identified the location and developmental timeline in which a majority of bone marrow stem cells form in the mouse embryo. The findings, appe...

Pathwork Diagnostics Collaborates With Guy's and St Thomas' on Tissue of Origin Test Validation in the UK

London Hospitals First in UK to Perform Study Utilizing Pathwork Tissue of Origin Test SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, a molecular diagnostics company focused on oncology, announced today a collaboration with Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in Lon...

Pathwork Tissue of Origin Test Shows Potential to Aid in the Diagnosis of Cancer of Unknown Primary

Data Presented at AMP Indicates Potential New Application of Tissue of Origin Test SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, a molecular diagnostics company focused on oncology, will present three studies involving the gene expression based Pathwork(R) Tissue of Origin...

U.S. Health Officials Closer to Origin of Salmonella Outbreak

Certain states have been ruled out as source of contaminated tomatoes, they add WEDNESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials said Wednesday they are zeroing in on a source for the recent outbreak of salmonella from contaminated tomatoes. "The question is where specif...

Controversial theory of Alzheimer's origin funded

MELBOURNE, FLA. Dr. Shaohua Xu, Florida Tech associate professor of biological sciences, has an original theory of the origin of Alzheimers Disease and has earned a $150,000 grant from Space Florida to test it. The grant was matched with $30,000 from NASAs Aerospace Medicine and Occupational Hea...

Research Gets Closer to Origin of Parkinson's Disease

Modified protein hastens nerve cell death, scientists say FRIDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- The nerve cell death that helps drive Parkinson's disease may be triggered by a harmful modification in a particular nerve cell protein, new research reveals. The modification in question --...

Studies Investigate Diagnostic Performance and Reproducibility of Pathwork Diagnostics' Tissue of Origin Test

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, a genomics-based diagnostics company focused on oncology, announced that its Pathwork(TM) Tissue of Origin Test is the focus of two studies featured in poster presentations at this week's 12th Annual Meeting of the Association for...

Research may unlock mystery of autism's origin in the brain

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. In the first study of its kind, researchers have discovered that in autistic individuals, connections between brain cells may be deficient within single regions, and not just between regions, as was previously believed. Tony Wilson, Ph.D., lead researcher and assistant prof...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center reveal a surprising new origin for cellular "highways .They report that the Golgi apparatus -- a stack of pancake-shaped compartments that sorts and ships proteins out to their cellular destinations -- is the source of a particular subset of thes...

Extradition Nears for Indian Origin Rogue Surgeon Dr. Death

Australia's Minister for Justice and Customs, David Johnston, has confidentially approved the extradition of Indian origin rogue surgeon, Dr. Jayant Patel from the US. The move is likely to trigger Dr Patel's arrest in his hometown in Oregon, where he has been living since he fled to the U...

Doctor of Indian Origin Honored by California

The California state assembly has honored a graduate of the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in recognition of his contribution to improving access to healthcare. Anmol Mahal, president of the California Medical Board (CMA), was honored with the Excellence in Medicine Award...

The Origin of the Brain Lies in a Worm

The rise of the central nervous system [CNS] in animal evolution has puzzled scientists for centuries. Vertebrates, insects and worms evolved// from the same ancestor, but their CNSs are different and were thought to have evolved only after their lineages had split during evolution. Researchers fro...

British Doctor of Indian Origin Saves Bihar Woman's Life

Patna: A botched up family planning operation would have claimed one more woman's life in Bihar if a visiting British doctor of Indian origin// wasn't there to perform a lifesaving surgery. London-based doctor Ashok Vardhan's visit to Purnea district, 300 km from here, was a boon for Vijayant...

Indian Origin Doctor Faces Trial for Cheating

A doctor of Indian origin forged time sheets to claim more than 40,000 pounds even though she did not do a day's work, the Newcastle Crown Court hearing the case has been told.// As part of ongoing hearings, the court was told that Dr Debasmita Mukhopadhyay-Chattopadhyay was employed by the So...

Researcher Reports on Origin of Deadly Fever Outbreak

Bats or other cave dwelling animals may have been responsible for the deadly 1998–2000 outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever among gold miners// in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to an article in the current issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Daniel G. Bausch, assoc...

Indian Origin Woman is the New Head of British Medical Association

An eminent Indian origin woman physician has taken over as president of the British Medical Association (BMA).// Parveen Kumar, gastroenterologist and a practising physician, quoted from poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore's "Gitanjali", "Where the mind is without fear..." during the function to...

Mice Aids in Shedding Light on Origin of Autism

Researchers have genetically modified mice in a study that would help to better understand autism and its genetic origins//. The research team was from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre in Dallas, led by Luis Parada. The results of the research were published in the journal N...

UF scientists Throw light on the origin of vertebrate skeleton

Lampreys were thought to be different than other backboned animals, but recent study has shown that things may not be all that different in the genetics of their skeletal development. These findings will be published online in the National Academy of Sciences// UF scientists were able to find ...

Understanding The Origin Of Tumors

Tumors of unknown origin are the eighth leading type of cancers. Researchers say a new testing method called Gene Expression Profiling // may now help identify where tumors first begin to grow. They say the testing method is about 86-percent accurate in determining a tumor’s origin. Specialists ...

India Assures Help to Doctors of Indian Origin

The Indian government has assured assistance to doctors of Indian origin who are unable to find work in the National Health Service (NHS) in London due to changes in immigration rules. // Thousands of Indian doctors have been affected by the changes that make it difficult for non-European Uni...

Study Links Tooth Decay and Gum Infections to Ethnicity and Country of Origin

A New York University College of Dentistry research team has found that immigrants’ ethnicity and country of origin predispose them to caries (tooth decay) and periodontal (gum) disease.// The team leader, Dr. Gustavo D. Cruz, an Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion and Dir...

Burning energy and its impact on health during exercise can be of genetic origin

People may be reacting to varying degrees of energy loss during aerobic exercises and this may be due to their // genetic predisposition. How our bodies react to exercise programs is genetic in origin and may decide lot of reactions to exercising like the level of blood glucose in the body etc. ...

Living in U.S. May Raise Hispanics' Cancer Risk

...ed States." Using data from the Florida cancer registry for 1999 to 2001 and the 2000 U.S. Census, the team looked at cancer rates in the places of origin and compared them with cancer rates for those groups in Florida. Overall, Hispanics still had lower cancer rates than whites and blacks in Florida,...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Licensing Agreement With Dream Pharma

... an extensive pipeline of compounds primed for future development. Moving forward, the company will continue to focus on developing treatments for the origin of a wide range of conditions regulated by the adrenergic system. These conditions range from menopausal flushing to insomnia to pain. Currently, thes...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

...e that VOCs transfer to the breath of patients via a metabolic pathway present in the tumor cells. "Now that we have a better understanding of the origin of these compounds and have pinpointed their presence with a large degree of accuracy, we hope to use this information to develop a test that examines...

Bone from blood: Circulating cells form bone outside the normal skeleton, Penn study finds

...body's connective tissue, are the only cells able to form the skeleton. However, new research shows that specialized cells in the blood share a common origin with white blood cells derived from the bone marrow and that these bloodstream cells are capable of forming bone at sites distant from the original sk...

Study provides documentation that tumor 'stem-like cells' exist in benign tumors

... isolated stem-like cells in benign (pituitary) tumors and used these "mother" cells to generate new tumors in laboratory mice. Targeting the cells of origin is seen as a possible strategy in the fight against malignant and benign tumors. Cells generated from the pituitary tumor cells had the same geneti...

Lilly Reports Solid Second-Quarter 2009 Results, Raises EPS Guidance

... Erbitux((R)) (cetuximab, ImClone Systems, Lilly) Evista((R)) (raloxifene hydrochloride, Lilly) Forteo((R)) (teriparatide of recombinant DNA origin injection, Lilly) Gemzar((R)) (gemcitabine hydrochloride, Lilly) Humalog((R)) (insulin lispro injection of recombinant DNA origin, Lilly) ...

Children of undocumented parents may be at higher developmental risk

...rickle down to their children. A new study from UCLA examines parents' concerns about development, learning and behavior for young children of Mexican origin and identifies whether these concerns differ by the families' citizenship or documentation status. The study appears in the July-August issue of...

Kenneth Kensey, Inventor of the Angio-Seal(R), Dies at 58

... of 17 journal articles, including contributions to the Journal of Invasive Cardiology and the Review of Scientific Instruments. He co-wrote The origin of Atherosclerosis: What Really Initiates the Inflammatory Process , and The Blood Thinner Cure: A Revolutionary Seven-Step Lifestyle Plan for Stoppi...

Ready for relapse: Molecule helps breast cancer cells to survive in the bone marrow

...the likelihood of breast cancer recurrence in the bone and other organs. Metastasis, the ability of cancer cells to spread from the initial site of origin to other parts of the body, occurs frequently in breast cancer. Although it is clear that the majority of late-onset relapses after breast cancer aris...

From the Amazon Rainforest to a Smoothie Near You, Planet Smoothie Expands Superfoods Menu Selection

...st vertically integrated supplier and marketer of Acai products, controlling every step of the manufacturing process to ensure sustainable and organic origin of the fruit as well as the highest level quality, nutrition, and taste. To learn more about Sambazon Acai and creating positive change in the Amazon...

Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball

...ordisk insulins Levemir® (insulin detemir rDNA origin injection) and NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin injection) when he was diagnosed. Last year, ...amp; Usage: Levemir ® (insulin detemir rDNA origin injection) is man-made long-acting insulin that is...

Risk of cancer

...ing in chromosome 8, which in itself causes only a slightly increased risk of cancer. However, the risk allele is carried by 75% of people of European origin and by almost 100% of African populations. The high frequency of the gene variant makes it a very common cause of cancer at the population level. A...
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