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Ready? AIM! Target Success! AIM Expands Global Reach Through Innovative Corporate Portal ... from Web to Enterprise 2.0

ATLANTA, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A global leader in strategy and technology consulting, AIM delivers value and innovation to public and private sector organizations worldwide. Expanding its global footprint, the AIM corporate portal ( http://www.aim-llc.net ) is "all about enterprise solu...

Siblings target of intervention program

"Siblings are Special," a pilot prevention program targeting fifth graders and their younger siblings, recently received $1.45 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse as part of the National Institutes of Health's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding. The award is for two years...

Newly appreciated membrane estrogen receptor important therapeutic target for breast cancer

PROVIDENCE, RI New research at Rhode Island Hospital has uncovered the biological effects of a novel membrane estrogen receptor, a finding that has potential implications for hormonal therapy for breast cancer. The study is published in the July edition of the journal Molecular Endocrinology. T...

Leading Health Plan Utilizes MEDai Solution to Reduce Hospital Admissions and Target Interventions

ORLANDO, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc., a leading provider of predictive analytic solutions headquartered in Orlando, FL, announced today that Geisinger Health Plan, one of its premier clients, has significantly reduced hospital admissions and found savings opportunities through its Me...

HMS Urges Healthcare Reform Measures to Manage Costs, Target Resources, Fight Fraud

Cost Management Provider for Government Programs Outlines Ways to Lower Costs and Expand Health Coverage for More Americans NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HMS , the nation's leader in cost management services for government health and human services programs, to...

Wistar Institute team finds key target of aging regulator

Researchers at The Wistar Institute have defined a key target of an evolutionarily conserved protein that regulates the process of aging. The study, published June 11 in Nature , provides fundamental knowledge about key mechanisms of aging that could point toward new anti-aging strategies and can...

Alcohol advertising self-regulation not working, as ads target younger drinkers

Addiction scientists are calling for tighter regulation of alcohol advertising, as new research shows that self-regulation by the alcohol industry does not protect impressionable children and youth from exposure. The new research, conducted in Australia, found that adolescents in the five main ...

More Than 167,000 Fans Flock to Target Facebook Page Helping Donate $3 Million to Ten Charities

With over 77,000 Votes, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Wins $797,123 MINNEAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In just two short weeks, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) tallied 26.6% of total votes, coming in first winning $797,123 in the first-ever Target giving campaign on Face...

p90RSK: A new therapeutic target for liver fibrosis?

Cirrhosis is a world wide, bad prognosis liver disease and characterized by excessive collagen deposition and liver function damage. In our previous work, p90RSK is observed significantly up-regulated in association with elevated collagen type I levels in rat liver fibrosis. But detail mechanism o...

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Target Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the South Pacific

A Scientology Volunteer Ministers Goodwill Tour is targeting drug and alcohol abuse in Tonga, an island nation near Samoa in the South Pacific. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) -- A Scientology Volunteer Ministers Goodwill Tour is targeting drug and alcohol abuse in ...

Study in Nature Medicine establishes major new treatment target in diseased arteries

Removing a single protein prevents early damage in blood vessels from triggering a later-stage, frequently lethal complication of atherosclerosis, according to research published online today in the journal Nature Medicine . By eliminating the gene for a signaling protein called cyclophilin A (Cy...

IPitomy Announces Distribution Relationship With Target Distributing

IPitomy Communications, LLC expands domestic distribution model, expanding product availability through heavyweight Channel partner Target Distributing. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) May 1, 2009 -- IPitomy Communications has taken a giant step forward today, announcing the...

New target for maintaining healthy blood pressure discovered

PHILADELPHIA - In trying to understand the role of prostaglandins a family of fatty compounds key to the cardiovascular system in blood pressure maintenance, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and colleagues discovered that mice that lack the receptor for one type o...

USC researchers develop new drug to target tumor cells and blood vessels

Researchers at the University of Southern California have identified a new drug compound that appears to target tumor cells and surrounding blood vessels without the negative side effects typically associated with Cox-2 inhibitors. The compound 2.5-dimethyl-celecoxib (DMC) appears to have a s...

A potential new target for treatment of hormone refractory prostate cancer

A new study identifies a protein that modifies the androgen receptor (AR) and influences its ability to regulate target genes linked with the progression of prostate cancer. The research, published by Cell Press in the April 7th issue of the journal Cancer Cell , may also drive creation of new st...

Cellular target may prove useful in treating deadly brain tumors

DURHAM, N.C. Duke University researchers have identified a receptor on the surface of cells that may give them another avenue of attack against glioblastoma, the most common and most deadly type of brain cancer. The neurokinin 1 receptor (NK1R), which may be expressed in all human glioblastom...

Treatment Target for Herpes Pinpointed

Study finds VP16 is molecular key that unlocks the virus from latent state FRIDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified a potential new target in the ongoing quest for a treatment, and possibly a cure, for the herpes virus. A viral protein known as VP16 is appare...

New target for heart failure therapy identified

(PHILADELPHIA) A novel signaling pathway plays a significant role in the production of aldosterone, a hormone that promotes heart failure after a myocardial infarction, according to a study conducted by Thomas Jefferson University researchers. The findings, which will be published online thi...

Drugs From Vegetables May Target Melanoma Tumors

Extracts of broccoli, cabbage block protein in disease spread, study says THURSDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) -- A drug based on compounds extracted from cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage could offer a potent and safe treatment against melanoma, Penn State College of M...

Researchers identify potential therapeutic target in osteosarcoma

HOUSTON-A receptor known to be active in bone metastases, but previously unexplored in primary bone tumors, is a potential therapeutic target in osteosarcoma, investigators from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report in the March 1 issue of Cancer Research . The researche...

Metastasis-promoting protein identified; could provide a prognostic test or target for breast cancer

Tumors that are about to progress and metastasize go through a process also seen in normal embryonic development, known as the epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT). Tumor cells revert to a less-differentiated state, stop adhering to each another and become more mobile and prone to invade and...

A potential molecular target for biotherapy esophageal squamous cell carcinomas

The cadherin superfamily has a correlate relationship with the invasion and metastasis of carcinoma. It has been suggested that, unlike E-cadherin, N-cadherin may promote motility and invasion in carcinoma cells. To explore clinical pathological significance of E-cadherin and N-cadherin expression...

National Pharmaceutical Council on Economic Stimulus Package: Comparative Effectiveness Research Funding Should Target Improvements in Quality of Patient Care

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Pharmaceutical Council President Dan Leonard today released the following statement on the economic stimulus package, which includes $1.1 billion for comparative effectiveness research (CER): "By signing the economic stimulus pack...

Baxter and Northwestern University partner to target new life sciences projects

Northwestern University and Baxter Healthcare Corporation will create a multidisciplinary research and innovation alliance, the two entities announced today. Under the three-year renewable agreement, Baxter will fund research-collaboration projects at Northwestern. Funding levels for each year ...

Researchers discover target that could ease spinal muscular atrophy symptoms

COLUMBIA, Mo. There is no cure for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic disorder that causes the weakening of muscles and is the leading genetic cause of infant death, but University of Missouri researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target that improves deteriorating skeletal muscle t...

New Roche Dual Target HIV-1 Test Approved for Use in European Union

PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that its innovative dual-target HIV-1 test has received CE Mark certification, allowing it to be sold for clinical use in the European Union. The COBAS(R) AmpliPrep/COBAS(R) TaqMan(R) HIV-1 Test, v2.0 utilizes a unique design to si...

Blocking molecular pathway with whimsical name possible therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer

A possible new therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer, the most lethal form of human cancer, has been identified in the proteins whose DNA recipe comes from gene, "Seven-In-Absentia," according to researchers at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) 48th Annual Meeting, Dec. 13-17, 2008 i...

New target discovered to treat epileptic seizures following brain trauma or stroke

New therapies for some forms of epilepsy may soon be possible, thanks to a discovery made by a team of University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute neuroscience researchers. The researchers found that hemichannels - the same channels the researchers previously ...

WHO tool helps target bone treatment

Better targeted, more cost-effective osteoporosis treatment could soon be a reality worldwide. A new method (1) for determining more accurately at which point someone needs further diagnostic tests, or when immediate treatment is warranted, has been developed by The National Osteoporosis Guideline...

IDO2 an active enzyme to target in pancreatic cancer

(PHILADELPHIA) An enzyme that is overexpressed in pancreatic cancer cells may hold the key to successfully treating the disease with targeted immunotherapy, researchers from Thomas Jefferson University reported at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Southern Surgical Association. Previous data show...

UCSD researchers identify potential new drug target for chronic leukemia

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Moores UCSD Cancer Center have discovered what could be a novel drug target for an often difficult-to-treat form of leukemia. The investigators have identified a unique "signature" or pattern of a specific family of enzymes in p...

Scientists exploring new compounds to target muscular dystrophy

Scientists have identified a promising set of new compounds in the fight against muscular dystrophy. Using a drug-discovery technique in which molecules compete against each other for access to the target the strand of toxic RNA that causes the most common form of muscular dystrophy in adults ...

The Regence Foundation Grants Target Medical Care for Uninsured Community Clinics in Four States to Get $350,000

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regence Foundation today announced eight grants totaling $350,000 to support organizations across Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington. All the grants are geared toward improving health care access. "The Regence Foundation is committed to funding o...

New drug target in obesity: Fat cells make lots of melanin

As millions of Americans gear up for the Thanksgiving holiday, a new research report published online in The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), may provide some relief for those leery of having a second helping. In the report, researchers describe a discovery that may allow some obese peo...

Researchers identify promising cancer drug target in prostate tumors

BOSTON--Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report they have blocked the development of prostate tumors in cancer-prone mice by knocking out a molecular unit they describe as a "powerhouse" that drives runaway cell growth. In an article that is being published today as an advanced online...

CIBC World Markets Equity Research Downgrades Target Price of BVF from $12.00 to a Staggering Low of $7.50 Based on Potential Incumbent Win in Proxy Battle

Not too late to Protect Your Investment and Vote for A Better Biovail TORONTO, June 20 /PRNewswire/ - The Concerned Shareholders remind fellow shareholders of Biovail that it is not too late to vote your YELLOW proxy for a Better Biovail. It is more than clear that change is needed. Industry ...

New target to enhance anti-cancer drug sensitivity found in translation

The development of resistance to anticancer chemotherapeutic agents remains a large problem. In some cases, such resistance is associated with altered control of a cellular process known as translation, which is central to the generation of proteins. New data, generated by Jerry Pelletier and coll...

Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reaffirms its Confidence in Meeting its Make Good Target for Fiscal Year 2008

BEIJING, May 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today reiterates its confidence in meeting the "make good" earnings target of net income $13.1...

Litigation Predicted in Wake of FAA Ban of Chantix Use by Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers: Smoking Cessation Drug Target of Controversy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A veteran pharmaceutical litigation attorney predicted today that pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will face lawsuits from individuals who claim to have been harmed by its popular smoking cessation drug Chantix. The FAA issued an immediate ban on the use of ...

Generation Rescue to Target Treatment-Based Research for Autism and ADHD - Jenny McCarthy, Deirdre Imus, and Katie Wright Join Board

LOS ANGELES, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Generation Rescue, a non-profit organization focused on prevention and recovery from Autism, ADHD and chronic illness, today announced the expansion of the organization through three major steps: 1. Jenny McCarthy, Deirdre Imus and Katie Wright h...
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