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TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Phoenix-based Kronos Longevity Research Institute (KLRI) has published two new publications on hormone therapies and their effects on reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease in older adults. Cardiovascular disease caused by ...

GNC Unveils Study Results for First and Only Nitric Oxide Product Clinically Proven to Improve Physical Performance at NSCA Conference in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GNC, the leading global specialty retailer of nutritional products, announced today clinical results for the first and only nitric oxide product, Amplified Maxertion N.O., proven to demonstrate a delay in the onset of neuromuscular fatigue. The key fin...

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 ...

Pivotal Data Show Bronchial Thermoplasty Can Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Asthma Attacks and Emergency Room Visits for Adults with Severe Asthma

Non-drug Procedure for Asthma Highlighted at ATS 2009 SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the Asthma Intervention Research 2 (AIR2) Trial of the Alair(R) Bronchial Thermoplasty System, developed by Asthmatx, Inc., were announced today at ATS 2009, the International Conferenc...

Glycerin Proven to Improve Bruising and Swelling Caused By Trauma to Skin

Study Findings Confirm Glycerin Accelerates the Healing Process in Damaged Tissue and Cells MANDEVILLE, La., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today , a leading expert in the field of non-surgical skin rejuvenation announced results from a study demonstrating that glycerin helps to spee...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2.1 Million to Improve Drug Delivery in Parkinson's Disease

NEW YORK, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation announced that it has awarded approximately $2.1 million total to seven research teams working to improve drug delivery for Parkinson's disease. The funding was awarded under the Foundation's Improving Delivery of Pa...

Cardium Reports on Applicability of Corgentin to Stem Cell Therapies: Independent Studies Indicate that Ad5IGF-1 Potentiates Stem Cells to Improve Cardiac Function After Heart Attack

SAN DIEGO, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) today reported on an NIH-funded, pre-clinical study conducted by independent researchers at the University of Cincinnati entitled IGF-1--Overexpressing Mesenchymal Stem Cells Accelerate Bone Marrow Stem Cell ...

Foundation Venture Capital Group Invests in UMDNJ Company Working to Improve Leukemia Treatments

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States more than 138,000 people are diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma. These new cases account for 10 percent of the new total cancer cases in the U.S. per year. For several types of leukemia, the survival rate has ...

Statins Lower Stroke Severity, Improve Recovery

ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that patients who were taking statins before a stroke experienced better outcomes and recovery than patients who weren't on the drug -- even when their cholesterol levels were ideal. The finding is reported i...

MEDIHONEY(TM) Dressings Shown to Help Improve Outcomes of Non-Healing Venous Leg Ulcers in Recent Case Series

Eleven of eleven wounds healed in 6 weeks or less PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI ), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that its MEDIHONEY Dressings were the focus of a case series on eleven non-heal...

Gene Marker May Improve Odds of Stem Cell Therapies for Disease

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single tumor-suppressor gene may provide a unique marker for senescence in Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in vitro, while also playing a role in moving MSCs into senescence, researchers at the Human Health Foundation and the Sbarro Institute for Can...

Novel Therapeutic Approaches May Transform Treatment and Improve Patient Outcomes in Several Platelet Disorders

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four studies that highlight significant advances in treatment and survival outcomes for patients with various forms of thrombocytopenia, a group of bleeding disorders characterized by a low number of platelets in the blood, will be presented in a pr...

American College of Cardiology and Center of Excellence for Simulation Research of Western Michigan University (CESR) Partner for in situ Simulation to Improve Team Communication and Door-to-Balloon (D2B) Time

WASHINGTON, BATTLE CREEK, Mich., and EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Center of Excellence for Simulation Research (CESR) of Western Michigan University announced the launch of an educational and research partnership, using in situ simula...

New Research Provides Evidence that Tea May Improve Attention and Focus, Keep Brain Cells Healthy, & Influence Genetics in Cancer

Findings Published in August Issue of Journal of Nutrition NEW YORK, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking four to five cups of tea a day may help maintain a healthy mind and body, according to new research published in a supplement to the August issue of the Journal of Nutrition. One study'...

DaVita Strives to Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Overall Costs of Kidney Care Through Community-Based Education

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease (CKD), recently introduced its EMPOWER program, a series of free community-based workshops that encourage CKD patients to take control...

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...

CherryPharm First All-Natural Food to Improve Sleep

University of Rochester Medical Center study reports this juice has beneficial effects on older adults with insomnia NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- CherryPharm -- a proprietary all-natural tart cherry juice blend based on the proven health benefits of cherries -- has been shown ...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Show Phase I Immunotherapy with Armed T Cells Improve Overall Survival of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented findings that show immunotherapy with armed targeted T cells may improve the overall survival of women with metastatic breast cancer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/p...

Strength and Innovation of Novartis Oncology Products and Pipeline With Potential to Improve Patient Treatment Demonstrated by More Than 170 Abstracts at ASCO Annual Meeting

- Unprecedented amount of research reflects depth and breadth of collaboration with investigators worldwide to develop new treatments for diverse forms of cancer - Plenary session to highlight impact of Zometa(R), the leading IV bisphosphonate, on relapse rate of ...

Filter Fails to Improve PCI Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndromes

Windsock-like device catches debris but doesn't avoid damage to heart muscle CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A device that catches bits of plaque and blood clot that break loose during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has failed to show that it can re...

Molecular Science Could Further Improve Leukemia Survival, Say St. Jude Researchers

Understanding success in treating pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia combined with molecular science could help clinicians treat adolescents and adults with the disease MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dramatic increase that has occurred in the cure rate for c...

Family of Three Americans Become Pain Free and Improve Their Quality of Life With Stem Cell Treatment in Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimum Health Regeneration Center announced the successful treatment of an American family treated for pain management and impaired mobility. This New Mexico family, ranging in age from 52 to 78, all recorded significant improvements in reduced pain...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits Up to $3 Million for Clinical Trials That Can Improve Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- In the interest of accelerating delivery of transformative treatments for Parkinson's disease, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research today announced the 2008 launch of its annual Clinical Intervention Awards. The program, formerly ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces APD668 Initial Clinical Study Results Suggest Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Receptors May Improve Glucose Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Ortho-McNeil to Continue Investigation of GDIR Agonists Under its Partnership with Arena SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) announced today that initial clinical study results for APD668, an oral drug candidate di...

Testosterone May Improve Mental Function, From the Harvard Men's Health Watch

BOSTON, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When we think about the powers of testosterone, we usually do not consider mental processes. However, research suggests that testosterone levels may affect men's cognitive performance, reports the January 2008 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch. A...

Cleveland Clinic Leading Clinical Program to Improve Early-Stage Lung Cancer Detection

Riverain Medical's OnGuard(TM) Technology Being Evaluated to Determine How Chest X-Ray CAD Could Transform Common Radiological Procedure Into High-Tech Tool for Early Detection, Increased Patient Survival CHICAGO, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic and Riverain Medical today announc...

St. Jude Finds Molecule That Could Improve Cancer Vaccine and Therapy for Other Diseases

The discovery of a new cytokine called IL-35 could allow clinicians to treat diseases by turning up or down the immune response MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have discovered a new signaling molecule that prevents i...

Surgeons Find That Laparoscopic Banding Procedure Helps Overweight Adolescents Lose Weight and Improve Health

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of overweight children in the United States approaches epidemic proportions, one group of surgeons is taking an active role in researching new ways to reduce obesity rates in children. Evan Nadler, MD, and colleagues at the New York ...

Study Suggests High-Dose Fish Oil May Significantly Improve Behavior in Children with ADHD

DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a pilot study published in the Nutrition Journal (http://www.nutritionj.com ) suggest that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can benefit from daily supplementation of high levels of purified fish oils. The eight...

The International Myeloma Foundation Says New Clinical Trial Results Could Improve Survival While Reducing Side Effects For Many Patients

- Findings Show Survival Improvement with Lower Doses of Dexamethasone, the Steroid Commonly Used with REVLIMID and other Drugs in Newly Diagnosed Myeloma - NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 04, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) - supporting research and providing educat...

Drug for Treatment of Heart Failure Does Not Improve Survival, Compared to More Widely-used Medication

CHICAGO, May 1, 2007—The drug levosimendan did not improve survival for patients with decompensated heart failure when compared with a more widely-used treatment for this condition, dobutamine, according to a study in the May 2 issue of JAMA . Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF; seve...

Innovative Cancer Drug MabThera Again Shown To Improve Survival Rates In Patients With Lymphoma

Adding MabThera to first line chemotherapy significantly increases patients_ overall survival BASEL, Switzerland (21 May, 2007) _ In a study published yesterday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, MabThera (rituximab) plus chemotherapy (MCP*) was shown to significantly improve survival in patie...

New Study Demonstrates that Lubiprostone May Improve Symptom Relief Rates in Adults with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C)

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study demonstrated that the active ingredient in Amitiza (lubiprostone), given 8 mcg twice a day, may improve symptom relief rates in adults with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). These results were presented as a late-breaker at Dig...

Three Studies Suggest Abbott's Humira (adalimumab) May Improve Work Productivity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

One Groundbreaking Study Showed 11 Percent Fewer RA Patients Reported Job Loss When Treated With HUMIRA Combination Therapy Compared to Methotrexate Alone BARCELONA, Spain, June 15, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the most common causes of disability in the Weste...

Diagnosing Diabetes: Immediate HbA1c Results Improve Glycemic Control

Beth Wegerbauer Contributing Editor According to the American Diabetes Association, the total annual economic cost of diabetes in 2002 was estimated to be $132 billion, or one out of every 10 health care dollars spent in the United States. A chronic disease with no cure, diabetes is a grou...

Sanofi Pasteur Submits Supplemental Application for A(H1N1) Pandemic Vaccine to U.S. FDA

... About sanofi-aventis Sanofi-aventis, a leading global pharmaceutical company, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions to improve the lives of everyone. Sanofi-aventis is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY ). Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division ...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... are grade 3 or higher or are considered intolerable. If toxicity does not improve to less than or equal to grade 2 within 1 month, permanently discontinue Ve...new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and our vital m...

NewCardio Announces Master Services Agreement With Dedicated Phase I

...is agreement demonstrates the firm's commitment to the use of technology to improve quality and efficiency." This Master Services Agreement is part of a...velopment-stage software and hardware products and services are intended to improve the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well as ca...

Nektar Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... robust pipeline of its own potentially high-value therapeutics to address unmet medical needs by leveraging and expanding its technology platforms to improve and enable molecules. The company recently announced positive Phase 2 results for Oral NKTR-118, its proprietary novel peripheral opioid antag...

ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer

...e Communications Ronald L. Weiss, MD, MBA. "Our goal is to help our clients improve patient care as well as reduce unnecessary expenditures by promoting the be...ple of how ARUP Laboratories can partner with laboratories and hospitals to improve patient care and decrease overall health care costs by helping reduce over-...
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