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AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water , is targeting the Southern California sports market through its support of a variety of major sporting events throughout the late summer and fall. AquaHydrate is desi...

LSUHSC contributes to revealing targets to reduce racial disparity in prostate cancer deaths

New Orleans, LA The latest findings of the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project reveal potential new targets for reducing racial disparities in prostate cancer survival and highlight the importance of the health care delivery system. The study reports differences in physician trust, ...

Alpharma's Reach Teach Learn Initiative Targets Youth and Consumer Awareness

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask most parents of high school and college-age students and they'll tell you that their kids think they have all the answers to life's tough questions. Truth is, at that age they are forming opinions and viewpoints that will guide them through the rest o...

Clinical Studies Validate Cancer Gene Delivery Platform: Landmark Publication Confirms Rexin-G Effectively Targets Metastatic Cancers and Improves Patient Survival

SAN MARINO, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies ( www.epeiusbiotech.com ) stuns the medical and scientific communities with a dramatic demonstration of single-agent efficacy with its lead product, Rexin-G, for metastatic cancer. The landmark article (accessible online as of Ju...

Governor Pawlenty Targets Teachers, Public Safety and Health Care

Pawlenty Cuts & Defers Billions From Those Who Need It Most MINNEAPOLIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced his intent to slash funding from vital state and local services in an attempt to make up for a $2.7 billion budget shortfall. Pawlenty's cuts direc...

Researchers identify 4 new targets for breast cancer

HOUSTON - Four suspects often found at the scene of the crime in cancer are guilty of the initiation and progression of breast cancer in mice that are resistant to the disease, a team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports in the June edition of Cancer C...

Researchers identify four new targets for breast cancer

HOUSTON - Four suspects often found at the scene of the crime in cancer are guilty of the initiation and progression of breast cancer in mice that are resistant to the disease, a team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports in the June edition of Cancer C...

The First High-Performance Sports Water, AquaHydrate, Targets Military Market by Supporting Events Including 'Mud Run'

AquaHydrate's ionic minerals, electrolytes, alkaline pH - key to Focus, Performance, Recovery in demanding military environments HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water is targeting the military market through support of events...

HeartMath Launches a Certification Program for Health Professionals that Targets Patients' Stress and Anxiety

HeartMath, a world leader in stress and heart-rate variability research, is announcing a new accredited program for health professionals in the United States and Canada - The HeartMath® Interventions Certification Program (HMI). Boulder Creek, California (PRWEB) May...

Research suggests new cellular targets for HIV drug development

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Focusing HIV drug development on immune cells called macrophages instead of traditionally targeted T cells could bring us closer to eradicating the disease, according to new research from University of Florida and five other institutions. In the largest study of its kind, res...

Dream team targets key driver for breast, ovarian, endometrial cancers

HOUSTON - A Dream Team of leading cancer researchers will accelerate development of drugs to attack a mutated molecular pathway that fuels endometrial, breast and ovarian cancers, funded by a three-year $15 million grant awarded today by Stand Up To Cancer. The grant is one of five that bring ...

Drug That Targets Vasculature Growth Attacks Aggressive Thyroid Cancer, Mayo Clinic Researchers Report

ORLANDO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medication that helps stop the growth of new blood vessels has produced dramatic benefits for some patients with aggressive thyroid cancer, research from Mayo Clinic indicates. At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncolog...

Drug that targets vasculature growth attacks aggressive thyroid cancer

ORLANDO - A medication that helps stop the growth of new blood vessels has produced dramatic benefits for some patients with aggressive thyroid cancer, research from Mayo Clinic indicates. At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Mayo investigators report tha...

New Federal Legislation Targets Toxic Chemicals in Baby Bath Products

Sen. Gillibrand's Bill Directs Cosmetic Industry to Clean Up Its Act NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) took action to protect children's health by introducing the Safe Baby Products Act, which directs the Federal Drug Administration to in...

Biotech company cofounded by BIDMC scientists targets natural killer T-cells

BOSTON -- NKT Therapeutics, Inc., a Newton-based biotechnology company cofounded by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) researchers Steven Balk, MD, PhD, and Mark Exley, PhD, has announced that it has closed an $8M Series A venture financing co-led by venture capital firms SV Life Science...

Stimulus Spending Targets Modernization of the Nation's Research Infrastructure

Research Facilities 2009 conference delivers critical components for successful projects. Orinda, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2009 -- The $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), allocates billions of dollars to the NIH, NSF, NIST, DOE and state governments ...

Waters and LabVantage Partnership Targets Laboratory Informatics Integration to Maximize Data Management and Quality of Work

Early Results Show Customers Already Breaking down Silos and Benefiting from Paperless Lab MILFORD, Mass. and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT ) and LabVantage Solutions, Inc. today jointly announced a strategic partnership to integrate lab...

Scientists Discover New Drug Targets for Crohn's Disease

Gene-searching method uncovered more players in painful gastrointestinal condition THURSDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- An international team of researchers has pinpointed new genetic targets for drugs to treat Crohn's disease, a chronic and painful condition caused by inflammation of...

New 'bubble' targets only cancer cells

For millions of Americans with cancer, the side effects of chemotherapy and other treatment drugs can be devastating. But new drug-delivery research based on nano- and microtechnology from Tel Aviv University might provide much-needed relief, as well as more effective cancer treatment. New drug...

OHSU vaccine research targets HIV in the slower, early stage of infection

PORTLAND, Ore. New research at Oregon Health & Science University's Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute suggests vaccines that specifically target HIV in the initial stages of infection before it becomes a rapidly replicating, system-wide infection - may be a successful approach in limiting the ...

Nanoparticle 'smart bomb' targets drug delivery to cancer cells

Researchers at North Carolina State University have successfully modified a common plant virus to deliver drugs only to specific cells inside the human body, without affecting surrounding tissue. These tiny "smart bombs" - each one thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair - could ...

NHHF Scholarship Program Targets Growing Demand for Diversity Among Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten health professional students pursuing health care careers in California will receive $5,000 and $2,000 scholarships from the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) at the Second Annual Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Gala at th...

New Institute Targets Brain Tumor Survival

Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute seeks to bridge translational gaps between cancer research and cutting-edge therapy to lower brain tumor death rates CHICAGO, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Primary brain tumors affect nearly 20,000 Americans each year -- and every year more than half d...

New institute targets brain tumor removal

CHICAGO - Primary brain tumors affect nearly 20,000 Americans each yearand every year more than half die as a result. For young adults ages 30-39, brain tumors are the third-leading cause of death among men and the fifth-leading among women. Despite significant advances in cancer treatment, on a...

Engineered virus targets and kills apparent cancer stem cells in neuroblastoma

CINCINNATI After identifying an apparent population of cancer stem cells for neuroblastoma, researchers successfully used a reprogrammed herpes virus to block tumor formation in mice by targeting and killing the cells. Published online Jan. 21 by PLoS (Public Library of Science) One , the stu...

New Vitamin Targets Health Needs of Firefighters

CHANDLER, Ariz., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- When the alarm sounds, firefighters can't hit the snooze button; they have to move -- and their bodies pay the price. However, firefighters can now benefit from a specialized nutritional supplement made specifically for them. Employee Vita, a Chandler...

UB driver simulation study targets high-risk teenage drivers

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Using the bells and whistles of a state-of-the-art entertainment arcade, a University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education project aims to improve the driving habits of teenagers at the very top of the risk pool, and at the same time bring child and parent together for a happi...

NHHF Scholarship Program Targets Growing Demand for Diversity Among Health Care Professionals

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten students pursuing health care careers in New York and New Jersey will receive $5,000 and $2,000 scholarships from the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) at the Fifth Annual Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Gala at 7 p.m.Decemb...

Broccoli compound targets key enzyme in late-stage cancer

Berkeley -- An anti-cancer compound found in broccoli and cabbage works by lowering the activity of an enzyme associated with rapidly advancing breast cancer, according to a University of California, Berkeley, study appearing this week in the online early edition of the journal Proceedings of the...

New breast imaging technology targets hard-to-detect cancers

CHICAGO Breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI) is effective in the detection of cancers not found on mammograms or by clinical exam, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "BSGI can identify the most difficult to detect bre...

Experts Say New Tobacco Product Targets Young Adults

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research at West Virginia University is examining whether a smokeless, spitless tobacco product aimed at young adults is catching on. And the researchers have found that RJ Reynolds' Camel Snus - touted as a socially acceptable way to sat...

Anti-Tobacco Campaign Targets Twelve-and-Under Youth with Debut of "Smokerman" in New Television Ads

Powerman Can! Speedyman Can! Smokerman Can't because he smokes cigarettes... New anti-tobacco ads star a toy named Smokerman who can't keep pace with other action figures because of the health effects from his tobacco use. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) November 11, 2008 ...

What Boomers Need to Know About Digestion; Enzymatic Therapy's CompleteGest1 Renew targets special digestive issues

As people age, changes in the digestive tract make occasional digestive issues more likely. In fact, nearly 70 million Americans have some sort of digestive issue every year, and as many as 40% of older, boomer-aged adults have one or more symptoms related to digestive concerns. Enzymatic Therapy...

A potential targets for the prevention or treatment of esophageal carcinoma

Expression of Livin in fresh esophageal cancer tissues was detected by immunohistochemistry (IHC), Western blotting and reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), VEGF by Its correlation Western blotting and RT-PCR. Livin positivity was also significantly correlated with tumor stage...

Preliminary Clinical Data Presented at the 20th EORTC-NCI-ACR Symposium on 'Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics' Demonstrate Superior Profile of S*BIO's Novel Anti-Cancer Drug SB939

SINGAPORE, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- S*BIO Pte Ltd today announced that multiple presentations of pre-clinical and early clinical data for its HDAC inhibitor SB939 will be made at the 20th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on "Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics" in Geneva, Switzerland. The results...

Samplify Evolves Business Model From IP Developer to Semiconductor Supplier; Now Targets Multi-Billion Dollar Market

New Class of Silicon Merges High-Performance Data Conversion With Real-Time Signal Compression SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Samplify Systems, Inc., provider of mixed-signal compression solutions, today announces its move from intellectual property (IP) p...

Annual report targets chronic kidney disease in the United States

A 30 percent increase in chronic kidney disease over the past decade has prompted the U.S. Renal Data System (USRDS) to issue for the first time a separate report documenting the magnitude of the disease, which affects an estimated 27 million Americans and accounts for more than 24 percent of Medi...

ProGenTech Targets Clinical Diagnostics and Applied Sciences Markets with Human Genetic Signatures Deal

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ProGenTech Limited, a life sciences & diagnostics company based in Shanghai, China and Emeryville, CA has signed a licensing agreement with Human Genetic Signatures, a Sydney, Australia based life science company to gain access to key hospital-acquire...

Breast Cancer Action Targets Yoplait in 'Think Before You Pink' Campaign; Calls for Yogurt Without Artificial Hormones

"Think Before You Pink" campaign warns of "pinkwashing". SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breast Cancer Action - the respected watchdog of the breast cancer movement - announced the rollout of its 2008 "Think Before You Pink" campaign. The annual consumer education campaign...

World Alzheimer's Day 2008 Special Report: New Alzheimer Targets Take Center Stage

World Alzheimer's Day 2008 Special Report: New innovative treatment approaches in Alzheimer's disease which involve mechanisms other than a direct attack on amyloid plaques have emerged as the leading candidates in the fight against Alzheimer's in 2008. These approaches were presented at ICAD 200...
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