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Scientists Hot on Trail of New Antibiotics

Natural compounds could mean faster treatments for TB, fight other drug-resistant bacteria FRIDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers believe they are close to perfecting a new class of broad-spectrum antibiotics that could counter increasingly drug-resistant bacteria, a new study...

Smiling on the Campaign Trail - Cosmetic Dentist Michael Kosdon Rates the Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Presidential candidates campaigning -- and smiling -- on a seemingly non-stop basis, California cosmetic dentist Michael Kosdon has had ample opportunity to judge their pearly whites. From his close observations, Dr. Kosdon has picked a winn...

Popular Alzheimer's theory may be false trail

GAINESVILLE, Fla. The idea that anti-inflammatory drugs might protect people struggling with dementia from Alzheimer's disease has received a blow with the online release of a study of human brain tissue in Acta Neuropathologica . Researchers with the McKnight Brain Institute of the Universit...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Shoreline Greenway Trail

GUILFORD, Conn., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Shoreline Greenway Trail. The grant is the largest corporate donation in the Trail's history. The grant will be combined with other smaller grants and contributions to ...

University of Leicester cancer researchers investigate 'smoking gun' trail

The University of Leicester has been selected as the hub of a worldwide network of researchers to investigate one of the causes of cancer. The study into the smoking gun trail of devastation caused to the body by substances known as free radicals will also impact on our understanding of heart d...

Deadly Diarrhoea Vaccine – Trail Results Promising

Diarrhoea is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in India. An attempt to formulate// a vaccine against this deadly disease, which has claimed so many young lives, is worth the expense. India is set to begin the phase II clinical trials of a new vaccine for a deadly form of diarrhoea th...

Roches Arthritis Drug Successful in III Stage Trail

Roche Holding AG says that arthritis drug Actemra has proved successful in a phase III clinical study. Actemra helps relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in difficult-to-treat patients in a clinical study thus bringing it closer to regulatory approval. The Radiate study was conducted over ...

Shares Of AVI BioPharma Drops On Reports Of Disappointing Early Drug Trail

Shares of AVI BioPharma Inc. has lost a third of their value on Wednesday after the company reported disappointing clinical trial data for its experimental treatment against the hepatitis C virus. // The shares of AVI were down $2.43, or 33 percent, to $4.83, in the heavy morning trade on t...

Human cells secrete cancer-killing protein, UK study finds

...wever, Rangnekar's most recent study discovered that apoptosis inducible by trail is dependent upon extracellular Par-4 signaling via cell surface GRP78. Th...e GRP78 receptor for induction of apoptosis. In other words, without Par-4, trail lacks the ability to cause "cell suicide." Rangnekar first discovered th...

Twinlab's(R) Mobile Beach Bash Heats Up After a Successful Kick-Off of the 2009 RateYourAbs.com Contest

...cessful kick-off in Galveston, Texas and Tampa, Florida, Twinlab, a pioneer and a leader in sports nutrition for over 40 years, continues to blaze its trail along the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts. This weekend Twinlab's 2009 Mobile Beach Bash Celebration, highlighting the company's RateYourAbs.com Contes...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Key Developments

... beginning near the end of 2009. The Company also has several drugs in earlier stages of clinical development for the treatment of cancer, led by the trail receptor antibody HGS-ETR1 and a small-molecule antagonist of IAP (inhibitor of apoptosis) proteins. In addition, HGS has substantial financial right...

Tips for Transporting Your Pet in California

...any other animal, in the back of a pickup to protect it in a secured container or cage, to cross tether the animal to the vehicle, or to have side and trail racks at least 46" high. The goal is to prevent animals from falling, jumping or being thrown from the vehicle. Fines range from $50 to $250. ...

Travel Nurse Across America Expands Into New Offices

...erving our customers. I'm also happy for our associates as well. The proximity of our new offices to the Arkansas River Trail, a biking and pedestrian trail along the Arkansas River and the notorious Big Dam Bridge, the nation's longest pedestrian bridge, will offer our associates opportunities to maintain...

Breakfast Anyone? Lifestyle Foods Launches Two Energizing Snacks Containing Under 200 Calories

... are also less than 200 calories per snack. The Awake snack combines crisp apple slices, red seedless grapes, an all-natural granola bar and a healthy trail mix with nuts, seeds and dried fruit in one convenient package. The Essential snack offers a filling combo of a mini honey wheat bagel, lite cream che...

Eating Well On the Road

...ler with cheese, pre-cut vegetables, yogurt and other good foods to munch on while in transit. Pack a bag with individual portions of low-fat popcorn, trail mix, energy bars, nuts or dried fruit. Drink more water. Avoid the sugar of soda and other soft drinks that add empty calories. Don't think that di...

TOPAZ Technologies Introduces Biosafety Software Solution

...end-to-end solution for the IBC protocol process, the Biosafety Solution compiles, tracks and manages complex research study data and creates an audit trail with comprehensive reports to prevent and protect against regulatory compliance violations. Composed of three unique modules, the solution is des...

As Biking Popularity Grows, so Must the Spotlight on Safety

...," said Dr. Es Nash, senior medical director at IBC. "We also promote safety and advise members to wear helmets. A fall off a bike on a city street, a trail path, or a suburban sidewalk can be dangerous, but a sturdy helmet lessens the risk of injury." Dr. Nash added, "Too often, when I see families ...

Craneware Supports Hospitals' Compliance and Upfront Collections with Accurate Estimates

... and Spanish. Estimates are stored for future reference. Saved estimates can be edited, while maintaining a record of tracked changes within the audit trail feature, for enhanced operational efficiency and compliance. Craneware will demonstrate Patient Charge Estimator on May 27 - 30, 2009 at the a...

World's First Animatronic Animal Therapy Program Set to Open

... more than 4,000 children and adults with special needs from 60 countries. The 9 acre facility on Florida's Gulf Coast will also feature a sensory trail , miniature horses , therapy dogs , art, music and parent training . i ACT will employ a Therapeutic Animatronic Dolphin (TAD) to mimic...

Innovative Business Intelligence Software Helps Keep Australia Healthy this Winter

...ey, NSW (PRWEB) May 20, 2009 -- The Australian health and pharmaceutical industry is using one of the country's most innovative products to track the trail of disease and illness throughout the country this winter, while simultaneously monitoring prescriptions and their impact on consumers. asteR...

Stem Cell Study Offers Hope for Targeting Tumors

...search: one that found that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), which come from bone marrow, can work as messengers to tumors cells, and another that found trail effective at killing cancer while sparing healthy cells. "This is the first study to demonstrate a significant reduction in tumor burden with indu...

Budget Cuts for Free Cancer Screening Clinics in New York Could Put Patients' Lives at Risk, Says New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer

...Since nobody knows the exact moment when a cancer changes from localized to incurable metastatic," he added, "it is essential that the paper trail between labs, doctors and patients be traced to be able to determine if any breakdown, or delay in follow-up procedures, made a difference in the heal...

K-State Researchers and Their Partners Making it Easier for Rural Kansans of All Ages to Stay Healthy Despite Limited Access to Facilities Like Bike Trails, Gyms

...want their community to be there. These towns get a kind of energy boost from these small grants." One town's project is creating a bird-and-bike trail where people can get exercise while enjoying the waterfowl that come through the area. Another town is bringing yoga, tai chi and Zumba fitness classe...

NABP Position Paper Calls for Action Against Proliferation of Rogue Internet Drug Outlets

...ites selling prescription medicine over the Internet. "To see why this 'wild west' of an electronic marketplace is a problem, one need only follow the trail of dead and injured patients," the paper asserts. The "State of the Internet: NABP Position Paper on the Continued Proliferation of Rogue Internet Dru...

Dr. Gunther von Hagens 'HUMAN SAGA' Project Presents Sexuality and Reproduction in New Exhibit, The Cycle of Life.

...uman anatomy. von Hagens' "HUMAN SAGA" is a historical nod to Vesalius, De humani corporis fabrica, the anatomical textbook that corrected the long trail of misinformation about the human body, and forever changed Western medicine. "When I set out on the project, I decided to explore the brain a...

Americans United for Life Represents 28 Bipartisan Montana Legislators Arguing Assisted Suicide Not a Right

...there be written documentation of the request and the basis for it. Physicians can unilaterally decide that their patients want to die, with no paper trail to hold them accountable. That is not assisted suicide--that is euthanasia." AUL worked in conjunction with the Montana Attorney General's offic...

Nationwide Foundation Donates $1.7 Million to American Red Cross for Disaster Preparedness and Response and Increased Blood Collections

...r more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at www.redcrosschat.org . (i) Greater Richmond Chapter; Oregon trail Chapter; Sacramento Sierra Chapter; Mile High Chapter (Denver, Colo.); North Central Florida Chapter; Cornhusker Chapter (Lincoln, Neb.); American Red...

DGN Technologies TransportConnect(TM) Successfully Implemented at Intuitive Surgical

...ng and sequencing, object value navigation, version comparison, baseline configuration management, simulation, compliance reporting and complete audit trail of transports. About Intuitive Surgical: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISRG ), headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, is the global te...

The American Federation for Medical Research Unites Top Leaders to Mitigate U.S. Crisis in Clinical Research

... will be difficult to achieve sustainable change in the U.S. health care system, and the quality of health care delivered in the U.S. will continue to trail other nations. "Medical science and the U.S. health care system cannot progress without clinical research," said Dr. Alan Buchman, president of ...

Pitt, Berkeley researchers reconstruct seashells to model nervous system function

...network of mollusks and design a computer program that can generate the complex patterns and shapes of most mollusk shells. The researchers traced the trail of brain activity that begins with a mollusk's tongue-like organ called a mantle and leads to the cells that produce the shell and pigmentation. They ...

Raw Nuts Could Be Salmonella Source in Pistachios: Report

...ased on this, they contacted the FDA," he said. On March 24, Kraft Foods alerted the FDA and started a recall of its Back to Nature Nantucket Blend trail mix, Acheson said. Setton Farms supplies pistachios in large quantities to 36 wholesalers who repackage them or resell them, Acheson said. "The ...

FDA Investigating Salmonella-Tainted Pistachios

...ased on this, they contacted the FDA," he said. On March 24, Kraft Foods alerted the FDA and started a recall of its Back to Nature Nantucket Blend trail mix, Acheson said. Setton Farms supplies pistachios in large quantities to 36 wholesalers who repackage them or resell them, Acheson said. "The ...

Health Robotics Announces the Early Release of the i.v.STATION(TM) Profile Option and DUPHAT Presentation

...l deliver IV Medications to our Nursing staff, after they have been safely reviewed and approved remotely by our staff pharmacists, including an audit trail of all i.v.STATION Profile compounding steps and a digital picture review of the medication vials utilized in the compounding process", said Scott Eva...

Vocollect Expands Voice-Assisted Care Into Acute Care Settings

... Improving adherence to established guidelines for care using checklists at point of care results in fewer errors Maintaining a trail of activities by time stamping each interaction creates accountability, and enables a better response to regulatory audits As part o...

Lung cancer: Molecular scissors determine therapy effectiveness

... frequency of metastasis. For invading surrounding healthy tissue, cancer cells needs specific proteins which act like molecular scissors to cut a trail for them. One of these cutting tools is the u-PAR protein which is considered a marker molecule for the invasion ability of cancer cells. Allgayer's t...

Weaver Popcorn Company Issues a Nationwide Precautionary Voluntary Recall of 12 oz. (340g) Trail's End(R) Chocolatey Peanut Clusters

... voluntary recall for the following product: -- 12 oz. (340g) bags of trail ' s End (R) Chocolatey Peanut Clusters, with Best Before code dates ...eanut Clusters is one of five separately packaged products included in our trail ' s End (R) Chocolate Lovers Tin package. The remaining four separat...

Bayer Awards $200,000 to National Science Teachers Association to Nurture Early-Career Science Teachers

...Straub, The Neighborhood Academy, Pittsburgh, Pa. Samantha Carpenter, Durant Road Middle School, Raleigh, N.C. Sherry Hansen, Oregon trail Junior High, Olathe, Kan. James Pastorius, Frelinghuysen Middle School, Morristown, N.J. Arshunda Washington, Alief Taylor High Scho...

Teens' Lung Health Is Linked to Their Diet

..., nutritionist Christine Karpinski suggests: Having fresh fruit available and visible for snacking. Adding dried fruit to whole-grain muffins, trail mix and the like. Making smoothies with fresh or frozen fruit and milk or yogurt. Adding single-serving fruit cups or applesauce to lunches. S...

Older Adults Get Drunk Faster Than Younger Drinkers

... to drink. Those given alcohol were given enough to reach the same blood alcohol level. The researchers then had each person take a test called the trail Making Test. In this exercise, people are asked to connect numbered and lettered dots as quickly as possible. The test evaluates visual-motor coordina...

Older adults more impaired by social drinking

...beverage. Each person in the alcohol group was given enough to achieve the same blood alcohol level. Next, all participants completed the so-called trail Making Test, which requires takers to connect numbered and lettered dots, in order, as quickly as possibly. It gauges visual-motor coordination, plann...
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