Navigation Links
Human in Medical Technology

New Bisphenol A Study Is of Very Limited Relevance to Human Health

ARLINGTON, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D. of the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group. Dr. Hentges' comments are in regard to a study from researchers at North Carolina State University (...

FYI From Human Genome Sciences: GlaxoSmithKline Study Shows GSK's Novel Diabetes Treatment Syncria(R) (Albiglutide) Improves Glucose Control, Reduces Weight

ROCKVILLE, Md. , June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Attached is a press release issued yesterday by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), regarding new Phase 2 data for Syncria(R) (albiglutide) presented at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. (Logo: http://www.newsco...

Intercell AG Announces First Subject Enrolled in a Phase II Trial for the Further Development of Its Investigational Vaccine Enhancement Patch to Improve Pandemic Influenza Prevention in Collaboration With U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS

- Phase II clinical trial investigating the effectiveness of Intercell's Vaccine Enhancement (VE) Patch in combination with an injectable H5N1 pandemic influenza vaccine started today in the U.S. - The study is fully funded by HHS - this is the second study conducted under a 5 year USD 128 m ...

Medarex Announces Allowance of Investigational New Drug Application for Wholly-Owned Fully Human Anti-CXCR4 Antibody, MDX-1338

-Clinical study planned for relapsed / refractory acute myelogenous leukemia- PRINCETON, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) announced today the allowance of an investigational new drug application (IND) filed with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FD...

Alimera Sciences Announces Presentation of Data From the 12-Month Interim Readout of the Human PK Iluvien(TM) Study at ARVO 2009 Annual Meeting

ATLANTA, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, announced that positive interim 12-month safety and efficacy results from the first ...

Data Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Show Anti-Tumor Activity of Peregrine's Fully Human Anti-PS Antibody in Prostate Cancer Model

-Preclinical Results Further Validate Significant Anti-Tumor Potential of Fully Human Anti-PS Antibodies and Expand the Company's PS-Targeting Platform- -Treatment with Mouse Equivalent to the Human Antibody Inhibited Tumor Growth in a Prostate Cancer Model by More than 90%- DE...

Micromet Presents Preclinical Data Showing Activity of Erbitux and Vectibix Based BiTE Antibodies against KRAS- and BRAF-mutated Human Colorectal Cancer Cells

Study Presented at 2009 AACR Meeting Highlights Potential Therapeutic Approach to Treat Patients Unresponsive to Erbitux and Vectibix DENVER, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treat...

Pharmasset Initiates First Time in Human Study of PSI-7851 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C (HCV)

PRINCETON, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) announced today that dosing has started in a phase 1, single ascending dose (SAD) study in healthy volunteers with PSI-7851, a second generation nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor of hepatitis C virus (HCV)....

First Human Study to Show 'Sun Chlorella A' Supports Heart Health

RICHMOND, Va., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, showed that consumption of as little as 8 grams (1/3 ounce) of "Sun Chlorella A" daily resulted in noticeable reductions in body fat percentage, serum total cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose lev...

Nobilon Advances First Vaccine Into Human Trials - Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinical Development

BOXMEER, Netherlands, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobilon, the human vaccine business unit of Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ), today announced that it has reached an important milestone with the initiation of its first-in-human clinical development program for SCH 900795, a new...

Alimera Reports Favorable Safety and Efficacy Results From the 12-Month Interim Readout of the Human PK Iluvien(TM) Study

ATLANTA, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today reported the interim 12-month safety and efficacy results from the first human ...

Neuralstem's Human Stem Cells Integrate into Nervous System of Rats with Animal Model of ALS

Make Synaptic Contact with Host Motor Neurons ROCKVILLE, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transplanted human neural stem cells (hNSCs) developed by Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: CUR) made synaptic contacts with the motor neurons of rats with ALS-like symptoms, a paper published i...

Drug Development Program Started Based on CAP(R) Human Cell Line

COLOGNE, Germany, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Platform May Provide Solutions for Many RA-Patients Around the World Alloksys Life Sciences BV (Bunnik, The Netherlands), CEVEC Pharmaceuticals GmbH (Cologne, Germany) and PharmaCell BV (Maastricht, The Netherlands) announce the sta...

IlluminOss Medical Announces First Human Case Utilizing a Unique, New, Minimally Invasive Technology for Fracture Repair is Performed at Medical Hospital del Trabajadar in Santiago, Chile

Patient Has Mobility Immediately and Makes Rapid Recovery after Procedure Utilizing IlluminOss(TM) Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- IlluminOss Medical today announced that one of the leading surgeons in Chile, Dr. Sebastian von Unger, has perform...

GeoVax Starts Injections for Phase 2a Human HIV/AIDS Vaccine Trial in USA

ATLANTA, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), an Atlanta-based, publicly traded biopharmaceutical company developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, announced the first injections...

Cloned Human Embryos Successfully Reprogrammed Using Human - But Not Animal - Eggs

New study questions ability of human-animal hybrids to generate stem cells WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: ACTC) and its collaborators reported today that human oocytes (or 'eggs') have the capacity to extensively reprogram...

Modigene Announces Positive Results of Pilot Toxicity Study of Its Long-Acting Human Growth Hormone hGH-CTP

- Single Injection in Primates Containing 1,000-Times the Dosage Recommended for Humans Shows No Adverse Effects - - Half-Life and AUC Support the Potential for Weekly or Bi-Monthly Dosing Frequency - NES-ZIONA, Israel, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:...

2008 Human Research Protection Award Recipients Announced

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The winner of the 2008 Award for Excellence in Human Research Protection was announced today by Dr. Peter G. Goldschmidt, President and Founder of the Health Improvement Institute. The winner of the annual award was the University of Texas...

USD 12.5 m Funding for the Development of Intercell's Vaccine Patch System for Pandemic Influenza From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

VIENNA, Austria, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today announced the execution of a contract modification with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The agreement commits additional funding of USD 12.5 m for Intercell's Pandemic Influenza program. Interc...

SARS Vaccine Achieves Neutralizing Responses in First U.S. Human Trial

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vical Incorporated (Nasdaq: VICL ) today announced that results from a Phase I clinical trial of a DNA vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in the November 25 issue of ...

GeoVax's Phase 2a HIV/AIDS Vaccine Human Trials to Begin in North and South America

ATLANTA, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), an Atlanta-based biotechnology company developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, announced today that the launch of its Phase 2a Human Va...

Micromet Presents Data at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer on the Activity of Human Antibody Adecatumumab against KRAS-mutated Colon Cancer Cells

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, presented data from a preclinical study(1) showing cytotoxic activity of anti-E...

Complete Genomics and the Institute for Systems Biology Announce Partnership to Conduct the First Human Genome Population Study

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SEATTLE, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Complete Genomics Inc., a newly launched, third-generation human genome sequencing company, and the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) today announced their partnership to conduct populationwide human genome studies. In phase one of ...

Alimera Reports Results From the Six-Month Interim Readout of the Human PK Iluvien(TM) Study

ATLANTA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today reported the interim month six safety and efficacy results from the first hum...

IDM Pharma Provides Update on Mifamurtide (L-MTP-PE) Regulatory Status Following September Meeting of European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP)

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDM Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDMI ) today announced that it met with representatives of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) and Secretariat of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) on September 25th, following the CHMP's Sep...

New Bisphenol A Study Has Limited Capability to Assess Human Health Effects

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council is aware of a new study on bisphenol A published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association that reports a statistical association between urinary bisphenol A concentrations and medical disorders i...

deCODE and Radboud University Discover Common Variants in the Human Genome Conferring Risk of Bladder Cancer

Detection may be used to complement and target screening for the disease; findings will be integrated into the deCODEme(TM) personal genome scan. REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) and colleagues at Radboud University Medical ...

Boston University and The Center for Human Genetics, Inc. Announce Change in Testing Services

BOSTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston University and Aubrey Milunsky, MB.B.Ch, D.Sc., President of the Center for Human Genetics, Inc. ("CHG") and Director of the Center for Human Genetics of Boston University, announced that CHG will no longer offer testing services covered by pat...

ViaViente Demonstrates Cardiovascular Benefits in New Human Trial

By Kathleen J. Burkhalter BOSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Francis, 50, never imagined that drinking a high anti-oxidant fruit beverage every day could help protect his health -- in just 1 week. That's what he found out after participating in a clinical trial near his home...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces That Novel Compounds Being Developed as Potential Treatments for Brain Tumors Have Positive Activity in a Mouse Model of Human Pancreatic Cancer

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LIXT) announced today that lead compounds from each of two different types of drugs being developed as potential treatment for specific types of brain cancers have activity against hum...

ProteoTech's Exebryl-1(R) Enters Human Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ProteoTech Inc. (ProteoTech) today announced that it has completed regulatory Investigational New Drug (IND) requirements and has been cleared by the FDA to initiate its Phase 1 human clinical trial on Exebryl-1(R), a novel small molecule drug targeting ...

Medarex Announces Allowance of Investigational New Drug Application for Wholly-Owned Fully Human Anti-PD-L1 Antibody, MDX-1105

Clinical study planned for advanced or recurrent solid tumors PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) announced today the allowance of an investigational new drug application (IND) filed with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for MDX-1105, ...

deCODE and SGENE Consortium Discover Deletions in the Human Genome Linked to Risk of Schizophrenia

Findings may provide the foundation for a test to complement standard clinical diagnosis, potentially enabling earlier intervention and treatment REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a major paper published today in the online edition of the journal Nature, scientists from...

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 are funda...

Insmed Announces First Human Bioequivalence Data for a Follow-on Biologic by a U.S. Company

Company Intends to Request Meeting with FDA Regarding Possible Phase III Trial Based on Human Data Demonstrating Bioequivalence of INS-19 to Neupogen(R) RICHMOND, Va., July 10, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq: INSM ), a developer of follow-on b...

IDM Pharma Provides Update on Mifamurtide (L-MTP-PE) Regulatory Status Following June Meeting of European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP)

- Company continues to anticipate CHMP opinion in the third quarter; L-MTP-PE on track for final European Commission decision in the fourth quarter IRVINE, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDM Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDMI ) today announced that the CH...

Emisphere Technologies Announces the Launch of a Human Clinical Trial For Oral Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)

Phase I Study to Explore the Effects of Eligen(R) Delivery Technology on Healthy Postmenopausal Women CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EMIS ) announced today that Novartis Pharma AG has launched a Phase I study in...

Positive Mid-Term Results on CryoValve(R) SG Pulmonary Human Heart Valve Presented at Western Thoracic Meeting

ATLANTA, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, has announced that positive mid-term performance data on the CryoValve(R) SG decellularized pulmonary human heart valve were presented on June 28th at the 34th...

Alimera Reports Results From the Three-Month Interim Readout of the Human PK Medidur(TM) FA Study

ATLANTA, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today reported the interim month three safety and efficacy results from the first ...

Kansas Invests Millions in Innovations to Improve Human Health and Launches Three National Bioscience Programs at BIO'08

SAN DIEGO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas researchers and companies excel in the human health biosciences, and $3.7 million in new Kansas Bioscience Authority (KBA) investments in that sector will support cutting-edge innovations for the treatment of cancer, HIV, and osteoporosis, as well as i...
Other Tags
(Date:4/17/2014)... A drug under clinical trials to treat tuberculosis ... drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections and ... University of Illinois chemists and collaborators. , Led by ... determined the different ways the drug SQ109 attacks the ... target other pathogens from yeast to malaria and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014The development of stem cell therapies to cure a ... stem cell populations based on cell surface markers. Researchers ... marker that is highly expressed in a type of ... they describe in an article in BioResearch Open ... Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Luca Razzari of the nergie Matriaux Tlcommunications Research ... the John R. Evans Leaders Fund of the ... of state-of-the-art biotech and nanophotonics equipment. To this ... Ministre de l,Enseignement suprieur, de la Recherche, de ... new laboratories will help us develop new approaches ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Multitarget TB drug could treat other diseases, evade resistance 2New state-of-the-art biotech and nanotech equipment for INRS 2
(Date:4/20/2014)... cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible ... researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. , ... pinpoint the normal cell type that can give rise ... show that most bladder cancers and their associated precancerous ... many human bladder cancers recur after therapy. , "We,ve ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers have been awarded ... diabetes, Novo Nordisk announced this month. Of the 110 ... Obesity Biologics Science Forum Program, only four projects were ... researchers. They are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William ... Jonathan Powell, a professor of oncology, will use his ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... in French . ... and regenerative medicine. A team led by Ludwik Leibler ... Tech) and Didier Letourneur from the Laboratoire Recherche Vasculaire ... demonstrated that the principle of adhesion by aqueous solutions ... soft-tissue organs and tissues. This easy-to-use gluing method has ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... pain relief targets that could be used to ... King,s College London made the discovery when researching ... of the body. , Dr Marzia Malcangio said: ... pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy ... One potential side effect of some chemotherapy drugs ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014) Two recent papers by a University ... may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for ... encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. ... genetics at the School of Medicine and an ... Institute, and colleagues recently published articles in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Stanford scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer 2Health News:Stanford scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer 3Health News:Stanford scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer 4Health News:Stanford scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer 5Health News:Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair 2Health News:Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair 3Health News:New pain relief targets discovered 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2
Other Contents