USC Keck School of Medicine's Dr. Alan Epstein Receives Prestigious National Cancer Institute RAID Award for Breakthrough IL-2 Molecule Therapeutic
LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Southern California today announced that Dr. Alan Epstein of the USC Keck School of Medicine has received approval for a $3.5 million drug development project through the Rapid Access to Intervention Development (RAID) program of...
CRi Oosight(TM) Instrument Crucial in IVF Breakthrough Demonstrating a Correlation Between Non-Invasive Egg Metrics and Pregnancy
WOBURN, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc. (CRi) announced today that Oosight(TM), a non-invasive optical imaging system manufactured by CRi and widely used by embryologists as an aid in the field of in vitro fertilization (IVF), has been used in a ground...
China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit
HARBIN, China, May 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that the R...
New Australian Drug Holds Hope of Major Breakthrough in Treating Terminal Blood Cancers
SYDNEY, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian medical research company Immune System Therapeutics Ltd (IST) has launched a clinical trial to test its breakthrough
treatment for terminal blood cancers.
IST has genetically engineered an antibody drug that binds specifically to a target protein fo...
deCODE Breakthrough in Thyroid Cancer May Enable More Targeted Risk Assessment and Earlier Intervention
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE
genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) today present the discovery of two single letter
variations in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) conferring substantial
increased risk of thyroid cancer. The two SNPs, located on chromoso...
FDA Stem Cell Approval Breakthrough Laudable
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the FDA announced
approval for the first clinical trials on humans using Embryonic Stem Cells
but Adult Stem Cell scientist Christian Drapeau says the experts may not be
telling the whole story; Adult Stem Cells have greater potential with le...
DOT Therapy: Newest Breakthrough Technology in Laser Skin Resurfacing
- Dr. Robert Weiss, Director of Maryland Laser, Skin and Vein
Institute, Introduces DOT Therapy to his practice -
BALTIMORE, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Weiss, M.D., board certified
dermatologist, is among the first physicians in the U.S. to offer his
patients DOT Therapy (Dermal Optical T...
Cephalon Receives Complete Response Letter Regarding Request for Expanded FENTORA Label for Non-Cancer Breakthrough Pain
FDA Requests Enhancements to Risk Mitigation Strategies Consistent with Company's Recommendations
FRAZER, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CEPH) announced today receipt of a complete response letter from the Food
and Drug Administration (FDA...
The University of Nottingham in the British Midlands Announces Breakthrough in Parkinson's Disease Research
Award Winning Research Team Makes Crucial Breakthrough
in Battle to Prevent Onset of Parkinson's Disease
CHICAGO, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Midlands Development
Corporation today announced that scientists at The University of Nottingham
have made a crucial breakthr...
Vical Announces Breakthrough for Pandemic Influenza DNA Vaccines With Preliminary Human Data
SAN DIEGO, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vical Incorporated
(Nasdaq: VICL ) today announced a breakthrough
with preliminary clinical
trial data demonstrating that DNA vaccines can safely achieve significant
immune responses against H5N1 pandemic influenza in humans. DNA vaccines
Applisonix Announces Breakthrough in Ultrasound Technology for Hair Removal - Average Hair Reduction of 38% Following Initial Treatment
REHOVOT, Israel, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Applisonix LTD (TASE:
APLS), a developer of innovative ultrasound based solutions for the
aesthetic market, announced today that the test conducted using its hair
removal prototype achieved, following an initial treatment, average hair
Kingfisher Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Breakthrough KFH Energy for Chronic Pain Sufferers
Kingfisher's Revolutionary Device Designed to Improve Quality of Life for Patients Suffering From Chronic Pain
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingfisher Americas,
a healthcare company focused on improving patient quality of life,
announced today that the U.S....
Stem Cell Research Provides Medical Breakthrough to Repair Heart Cell Damage Created by a Heart Attack
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In the medical
community at large, there is no disputing the fact that heart attacks kill
and destroy cells in the heart muscle. Multiple attempts by medical
research scientists to figure out how to stimulate the heart to repair
itself after an i...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Breakthrough in RNA-Interference Technology
Accell siRNA Simplifies Delivery to Cells and Significantly Improves Effectiveness of RNAi in Key Life Sciences Applications
WALTHAM, Mass., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thermo Fisher
Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO ), the world leader in serving science, has
developed a breakthroug...
AlphaMed Pharmaceuticals Announces Breakthrough in the Development of Recombinant Alpha 1-Antitrypsin
LARGO, Fla., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaMed Pharmaceuticals
Corporation announced today that the Company has successfully expressed a
humanized version of the therapeutic protein alpha 1-antitrypsin (AAT).
AlphaMed scientists expressed their recombinant AAT utilizing the Company's
Children's Mental Focus Foundation Announces a Scientific Breakthrough for Children Who Have Been Diagnosed With Autism, ADD and ADHD
HENDERSON, Nev., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Mental Focus
Foundation (CMFF), a nonprofit organization located in Henderson, Nevada,
has discovered a virus that may be linked to children with autism and other
mental disorders. CMFF is a "Research Foundation" currently working with
New AVEENO(R) Eczema Care Product Line Offers Breakthrough Formulas to Help Manage the Signs and Symptoms of Eczema
SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American
Academy of Dermatology (AAD), 10-20 percent of the world's population
suffers from eczema, an inflamed skin condition characterized by red, scaly
and itchy skin. To help manage the condition's symptoms, which tend to
flare up in...
Stem Cell Breakthrough Advances Science Without 'Ethical Landmines,' Says Cardinal
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement
was released today by Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia, chairman of
the Committee for Pro-Life Activities at the United States Conference of
"Studies published this week in the journals Cell and Sc...
Potential Breakthrough Cancer Treatment Emerges from MIPS-Funded Clinical Trial Teaming CSA Medical Inc. and University of Maryland Researchers
Results presented today at American College of Gastroenterology's
COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A clinical trial
conducted by University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers and CSA
Medical Inc. may yield a breakthrough
treatment for pre-cancerous...
Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
Company on Target to File Supplemental New Drug Application in the Fourth Quarter
FRAZER, Pa., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CEPH) today announced positive results from a 12-week, Phase 3 clinical
trial of FENTORA(R) (fentanyl buccal ta...
Heart Disease Treatment Breakthrough
GATESHEAD, England, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading GP has welcomed the
launch of a potentially revolutionary heart disease treatment that offers
people around the world the hope of combating the killer disease.
GP Dr Rob Hicks said the launch of Ateronon, the natural supplement
Cephalon Presents Positive Results for Fentora in Breakthrough Pain
Associated with Neuropathic Conditions
All Efficacy Measures Reached Statistical Significance
FRAZER, Pa., May 01, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Cephalon,
Inc. Phase 3 clinical trial presented today at the 59th Annual
Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Boston highlights
data demonstrating that FENTORA(R) (fentan...
Trial Results with Intranasal Fentanyl Hold Promise for Treatment
of Breakthrough Pain in Cancer
BUDAPEST, Hungary, June, 7, 2007--A pioneering nasal spray
could stop thousands of patients with cancer from suffering
unnecessary pain; it was reported today1 at the 10th Congress of
the European Association for Palliative Ca...
BusinessWeek Article Highlights Promising Breakthrough Treatment
for Advanced Coronary Artery Disease
WAKEFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 6, 2007 - BusinessWeek today
published an article discussing the race by pharmaceutical and
biotechnology companies to be first to bring to market an effective
angiogenesis treatment for cardiovascular disease. While
angiogenesis therapies are being pursued by...
BusinessWeek Article Highlights Promising Breakthrough Treatment
for Advanced Coronary Artery Disease
WAKEFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2007 - BusinessWeek
published an article on July 6 discussing the race by
pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to be first to bring to
market an effective angiogenesis treatment for cardiovascular
disease. While angiogenesis therapies are being pursu...
Medigus and Tower Semiconductor Announce World's Smallest Medical Video Camera Based on Advanced CMOS Image Sensor
...for Medigus Ltd. "The new camera
and its unique imager represent a dramatic breakthrough
in the endoscopic
medical field; it opens a wide hatch to new markets, medi...r in the miniature diagnostic
and surgery tools fields to jointly develop a breakthrough
for the medical market," said Dr. Avi Strum, Vice President...
Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.
...rease in the number of people paying annual storage fees; any technological breakthrough
or medical breakthrough
that would render the Company's business of stem cell preservation obsolete...
Video: New Dove(R) Body Washes with NutriumMoisture(TM) Restore Skin's Natural Moisture
...eansing no longer has to be a skin care concern.
NutriumMoisture: A breakthrough
in the Body Wash Category
NutriumMoisture fuses the mild cleansing b...ost during cleansing.
Dove has been at the forefront of research and breakthrough
cleansing technology since the brand's inception. This dates back to the la...
First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center
...ire/ -- Earlier this month the University of Wisconsin Cancer Center Riverview became the first medical facility in the world to treat patients with a breakthrough
treatment of skin cancer. Located within Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, the UW Cancer Center Riverview is the first to treat skin cancer patien...
Lexicon's Drug Candidate LX1032 for Carcinoid Syndrome Receives Orphan Drug Designation From EMEA
... LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough
treatments for human disease, announced today that it has received orphan d...exicon is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough
treatments for human disease. Lexicon currently has five drug candidates i...
Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study
...obesity. Amylin is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Through a long-standing commitment to diabetes care, Lilly provides patients with breakthrough
treatments that enable them to live longer, healthier and fuller lives. Since 1923, Lilly has been the industry leader in pioneering therapies to help...
Lupus Research Institute Highly Encouraged by Benlysta(TM) Trial Results
...f medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "It represents a breakthrough
for finally utilizing a methodology that enables researchers to demonstrate...t the forefront of lupus science as the Institute consistently achieves the breakthrough
discoveries, novel insights and solid results that are changing the course ...
Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces - Swiss Team Uses InSightec's ExAblate(R) 4000 Brain System to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders
...lbit Imaging's President and CEO, commented:
InSightec's outstanding breakthrough
technology in the transcranial field
has without doubt placed InSightec on ...MediTech Advisors, LLC and employees. It was founded in
1999 to develop the breakthrough
MR guided Focused Ultrasound technology and
transform it into the next gene...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings Reviews Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Psychiatric Diseases
...e the effect on depression and obsessive compulsive disorder is beneficial, but the therapy needs further study," Dr. Lee says. The potential for this breakthrough
treatment is enormous in reducing the toll of mental illness on patients, their families and society, according to the review.
Transave Receives $2.2 Million Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for Development of ARIKACE(TM)
...award of $1.7 million to support the development of ARIKACE.
"We believe ARIKACE -- a once-a-day treatment with sustained effect -- can be a real breakthrough
in CF patients' arduous treatment burden , and are looking forward to seeing the Phase II results and moving to Phase III soon afterward," said Tim Wh...
CoAxia, Inc. Announces $21.5M Series D Financing
...e our pivotal trial and demonstrate safety and efficacy. Looking forward, with Sofinnova's experience in financing medical device companies developing breakthrough
technologies to successful exits, we believe that we are now well positioned for trial completion, PMA submission and initiation of sales and marketin...
Great Basin Scientific, Inc. Raises $3.6 Million in Bridge Funding to Prepare for Launch of First Product
About Great Basin Scientific
Great Basin Scientific, Inc. is a privately held life sciences company that commercializes breakthrough
technologies for the molecular, rapid diagnostic testing market. The company is dedicated to development of simple yet powerful point-of-care technolo...
Brain Fitness Makes Boomers Age Younger
...shing a large body of scientific evidence that an old brain can learn new tricks.
"In April, researchers at the Mayo Clinic and USC published a breakthrough
study of our technology," Zimman said. "They compared Posit Science software to the more typical mental stimulation of taking a class in the human...
New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring
...enging clinical conditions, including patient motion and low peripheral perfusion. In 2005, Masimo introduced Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry, a breakthrough
noninvasive blood constituent monitoring platform that can measure many blood constituents that previously required invasive procedures. Masimo Rainb...
Jennerex Therapeutic Research Collaboration With Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Selected for $10 Million Grant From Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
About Jen nerex
Jennerex is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class, breakthrough
targeted oncolytic products for cancer. The company's lead product JX-594, currently in an international Phase 2 trial for primary liver cancer, demon...