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Crestor Patent Invalidity Evidence Uncovered By Article One Partners Community

AstraZeneca Patent Shown to be Invalid Based on New Prior Art; JSA Technologies Patent Study Yields Strong Invalidity Evidence NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Article One Partners, LLC has discovered new prior art impacting the validity of AstraZeneca's Crestor U.S. drug patent, in closing ...

Health Secrets of Red Wine Uncovered

But for maximum benefits, sip don't gulp, research shows THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists already knew that drinking red wine in moderation is good for your health; now they are figuring out why. New research is uncovering the disease-prevention secrets of a polyphen...

Genetic link uncovered in disparate colon cancer death

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. A new study reveals the first-ever genetic link to the reason African-Americans are at increased risk of dying from colon cancer. The discovery by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is focused on a protein variant called Pro72 identified through genet...

'Relocation' plan of metastatic cancer cells uncovered by Stanford researchers

STANFORD, Calif. Few things are as tiresome as house hunting and moving. Unfortunately, metastatic cancer cells have the relocation process down pat. Tripping nimbly from one abode to another, these migrating cancer cells often prove far more deadly than the original tumor. Although little has be...

Landmark 'Pediatric Allergies in America' Survey Uncovered Negative Impact of Allergy Symptoms on Children

- Children with Allergies Less Productive Than Peers, Parents Reported - PHILADELPHIA, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from the largest survey of its kind suggested there's a silent epidemic among our nation's children. U.S. children are suffering with allergies and not getting the treatment the...

Link Between Chronic Pain and Insomnia Uncovered at PAINWeek 2007

Ninety-six Percent of Pain Care Professionals Polled during PAINWeek 2007 Said Most Patients with Chronic Pain Also Suffer from Insomnia LAS VEGAS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to reporting a link between pain and insomnia, the polled health care professionals surveyed during PAINWee...

Link Uncovered Between Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and NSAIDs, Says Harvard Men's Health Watch

BOSTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men with slow urine flow from enlargement of the prostate gland (known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) should avoid anything that makes the situation worse--and that includes some medications. The most common offenders are over-the-counter col...

Possible Viral Links to Lung Cancer Risk Uncovered

Two studies find connection between measles, HPV and most common lung cancer FRIDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Although smoking is well-established as an independent risk factor for lung cancer, two new studies suggest that two different viral infections might boost a smoker's alrea...

Elusive Step In DNA Mutation Uncovered By Researchers

Researchers have uncovered important information about how water reacts with the guanine of the ionized DNA, a critical step in DNA mutation that has eluded researchers for decades. //In the study that appears in the August edition of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, scientists at the...

New Diagnostic Tool Uncovered Gene Expression Patterns in Recessive Genetic Disorders

A new diagnostic method has been discovered by two scientists Vivian Cheung and Warren Ewens from the University of Pennsylvania to study //medical disorders that are recessively inherited. Gene expression patterns in carriers of genetic diseases would differ significantly and this new diagnost...

The Anti-HIV Properties Of Green Tea Uncovered

A recent study revealed that consuming just two cups of green tea could block the advancement of HIV infection. //Scientists in Texas in collaboration with their counterparts in the UK carried out this study. This study featured in the online edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Imm...

Brain's Filing System Uncovered

Socks in the sock drawer, shirts in the shirt drawer, the time-honored lessons of helping organize one’s clothes learned in youth.// But what parts of the brain are used to encode such categories as socks, shirts, or any other item, and how does such learning take place? New research from Harvar...

Hospitals Health Insurance Scam Uncovered

The Health Insurance Review Agency (HIRA) found that hospitals had overcharged their patients for health insurance coverage.// It had received a total of 11,139 complaints last year from patients who doubted their medical fees were right. Following this they analyzed medical institutions' req...

Mystery of nacrolepsy uncovered

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the understanding of one of the most mysterious of medical conditions - narcolepsy. Narcolepsy suffers fall asleep anywhere, at any time of day without warning. At other times sufferers remain conscious, but their entire body goes limp and they are unabl...

Syphilis uncovered

Scientists have identified the code for the bacterium that causes the potentially dangerous sexually transmitted disease syphilis.The discovery could pave the way for a preventive vaccine and better diagnostic tests and treatments.// Syphilis once caused widespread epidemics and is still a maj...

Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered

Scientists have linked the rise in levels of S-nitrosoalbumin, a naturally occuring chemical found in the blood with Preeclampsia. This dangerous complication of pregnancy affects 10% of all first pregnancies. If untreated, this can worsen into a life threatening condition called Eclampsia in whi...

OBP Medical Inc. to Raise the Bar in Patient Care and Satisfaction

...edical Inc. introduces Under Johnnies(TM): a cost effective, patient friendly, line of disposable underwear for hospitals. Skimpy, revealing, uncovered : all words accurately describing the hospital gowns used by healthcare facilities across the country and yet little is done to address this age-old p...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...he economic downturn seems to make people more willing to consider hard choices and rethink expectations. At the same time, the abuses of public trust uncovered by the financial collapse have added to public skepticism and cynicism. The report cites the importance of transparency and two-way conversations. ...

Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

...D BEACH, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- According to an article published in Scientific America, a study of potentially fatal food-triggered disease has uncovered a process that may contribute to many autoimmune disorders. The epidemiology of celiac disease that once was thought to be in the rage of 1 in ...

Young Vets With PTSD More Prone to Heart Risk Factors

...id. "Clearly people with mental health diagnoses are at an elevated risk for smoking, diabetes and other cardiovascular risk factors." The problems uncovered by Cohen may be just the tip of the iceberg, he said, as only about 40 percent of vets seek care through the VA. Kaplan said the findings may also ...

Scientists learn why even treated genital herpes sores boost the risk of HIV infection

...es the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. Scientists have uncovered details of an immune-cell environment conducive to HIV infection that persists at the location of HSV-2 genital skin lesions long after they have been...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to Former Executive Officer Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges

... On July 23, 2009, Unites States Attorney W. Walter Wilkins expressed his appreciation to the Company for its assistance and stated that "UCI uncovered the fraud and brought it to the attention of the SEC and the United States Attorneys Office. During the resulting investigations of both the criminal...

Pre-chewed Food Could Transmit HIV

...caregivers against pre - chewing food; also a need for more data MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have uncovered the first cases in which HIV almost certainly was transmitted from mothers or other caregivers to children through pre-chewed food. The source of HIV ...

Need for At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Underscored by High-Profile Cardiac Deaths

...brought to the forefront of Americans' health and wellness routine. And even then, when there's a heightened focus on heart health, a recent survey(2) uncovered that only 14 percent of people would be inclined to start regularly monitoring their blood pressure at home - a preventive measure highly recommended ...

Colonoscopy Beats 'Camera Pill' at Catching Colon Cancer

...zed advanced cancer, capsule screening captured just 73 percent of adenomas that were spotted by colonoscopy. Of 19 confirmed cases of colon cancer uncovered through colonoscopies, just 14 were caught by the pill technique, the researchers noted. The authors therefore concluded that capsule endoscopy is ...

Looking to Shape Up for Summer? The Solution May Be the Steps You're Already Taking

... Walk It Out Many people don't realize the walking they already do each day is a positive step to help them get fit. In fact, studies have uncovered a long list of benefits from walking, including reduced body fat, lowered cholesterol and blood pressure as well as increased flexibility and mental w...

Childhood obesity link to parents

...link between obese parents and their children would be indiscriminate of gender. The clearly defined gender-assortative pattern which our research has uncovered is an exciting one because it points towards behavioural factors at work in childhood obesity. "These findings could turn our thinking on childhoo...

Environmental manganese good in trace amounts but can correlate to cancer rates

... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. In the first ecological study of its kind in the world, a Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center researcher has uncovered the unique finding that groundwater and airborne manganese in North Carolina correlates with cancer mortality at the county level. The ...

Calcium Isn't the Secret to Healthy Bones, Says Natural Solutions Magazine

...ates and other Westernized countries have the world's highest fracture rates--despite consuming more dairy foods than anywhere else. "Our report uncovered that there's much more to achieving optimal bone health than getting enough calcium," says Lauren Piscopo, editor-in-chief of Natural Solutions maga...

Why Swine Flu Differs From Seasonal Flu

...emic virus affects lungs and stomach, whereas seasonal flu doesn't, researchers say,, THURSDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have uncovered some intriguing clues about why the new swine flu frequently brings on gastrointestinal distress and vomiting, symptoms not usually associated with se...

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 st...

Fate Therapeutics Granted Exclusive License By The Regents of the University of California to Stem Cell Modulators for Osteo-Regeneration

... and we are excited about our collaboration with Fate Therapeutics to realize the full potential of our discoveries," said Dr. Parhami. "Our work has uncovered novel strategies and mechanisms for lineage-specific differentiation to an osteoblast phenotype. The ability to activate specific populations of stem...

Looking to Shape up for Summer? The Solution May be the Steps You're Already Taking

...ut. Walk It Out Many people don't realize the walking they already do each day is a positive step to help them get fit. In fact, studies have uncovered a long list of benefits from walking, including reduced body fat, lowered cholesterol and blood pressure as well as increased flexibility and mental w...

Researchers uncover approach for possibly eradicating HIV infection

... ST. LUCIE, FL Researchers from the newly-established VGTI Florida and the University of Montreal have uncovered a possible method for eradicating HIV infection in the human body. The researchers have also revealed new information which demonstrates how HIV persi...

Asthma Discovery May Lead to Better Treatments

...nal Academy of Sciences . "This research into the causes of asthma provides us with vital clues as to how such symptoms could be stopped and it has uncovered important information, which we hope will lead to the creation of effective new treatments for the millions of people in the U.K. affected by asthma s...

This Father's Day Give Dad a Gift Straight for the Heart

... disease, which is the leading cause of death in men in the United States(1). Despite these facts, a recent survey conducted by Omron Healthcare uncovered that more than 75 percent of people don't realize the importance of monitoring their blood pressure at home(2). Yet the purchase of a home blood pres...

Largest U.S. Health Insurer Rewarded Employees That Cancelled Coverage of Sick Patients

...urant -- rescinded more than 20,000 policies over five years and refused to pay for more than $300 million in medical expenses, according to documents uncovered by the committee. Download the WellPoint "performance reviews" here: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org/resources/PerformanceReviews.pdf Revi...

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 of the mos...

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

...Injury, the official journal of the International Brain Injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of cognitive fatigue in patients suffering from traumati...Injury, the official journal of the International Brain Injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of cognitive fatigue in patients suffering from traumati...

Zero tolerance alcohol policy good choice for parents

...r's sample was composed almost entirely of white students who lived on campus. Wagenaar finds the data convincing, though, because previous research uncovered a similar effect in low-income African-American and Hispanic students. A 2007 study of 1,388 children by Kelli Komro, University of Florida, showed th...
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