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Discovery of Marker for Colon Stem Cells Could Shed Light on What Drives Tumor Growth

WILMINGTON, Del., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer researchers led by Bruce Boman, M.D., Ph.D. director of Cancer Genetics and Stem Cell Biology at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center of the Christiana Care Health System, and a faculty member at the University of Delaware , have discovered an enzyme ...

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infection - Results Reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, were virtually eradicated in the laboratory by exposing them to a wavelength of blue light, in a process called photo-irradiation that is described in a paper pu...

Battelle Scientists Named on Patent for Making Oxygen From Light and Water

Early Stage Invention is Advancement toward Artificial Lungs COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronauts, submariners, miners, and those suffering from lung ailments take note: Innovation is coming to the rescue. A group of scientists from Battelle has earned a patent for generating ...

Theranostics Health Receives Green Light to Perform Clinical Testing

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Theranostics Health (TH) today announced that it has received a CLIA Certificate of Registration from the Federal Government. This, along with its Medical Laboratory Permit from the State of Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, allows the Com...

AdvanDx Submits Yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH(TM) for FDA 510(k) Clearance for Detection of Candida species in Positive Blood Cultures

WOBURN, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced the FDA 510(k) submission of Yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH(TM) for detection of Candida yeast species from positive blood cultures. Yeast Traffic Light(TM) is the latest addition to AdvanDx's easy-to-use, molecular-based PNA FISH(TM)...

Molecular Discoveries Shed Light on Liver Cancer -- Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

Genomics improves our ability to target experimental cancer treatments A promising new drug is in hand, and more are on the way Improved ability to select patients to test particular drugs MILAN, Italy, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's sessions of this, the final day of the 4...

deCODE Obesity Study Sheds Light on How Genetics Affects Risk and Onset of Common Diseases

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper published online today in the journal Nature, a team of deCODE scientists detail a major mechanism through which genetic factors contribute to major public health problems. In its work on the inherited components of dozens of co...

Seven-Year Neck Pain Study Sheds Light on Best Care

TORONTO, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A seven-year, international study published today finds that some alternative therapies such as acupuncture, neck manipulation and massage are better choices for managing most common neck pain than many current practices. Also included in the short-l...

Study Sheds Light on Medication Treatment Options for Bipolar Disorder

BETHESDA, Md., March 29, 2007--For depressed people with bipolar disorder who are taking a mood stabilizer, adding an antidepressant medication is no more effective than a placebo (sugar pill), according to results published online on March 28, 2007 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The resu...

Lilly Studies Try to Shed Light on Impact of Race on Lung Cancer Treatment

Company Launches 1,000-Patient Lung Cancer Diversity Study CHICAGO, June 01, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Statistics show lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in African-Americans, with 21,550 new cases expected to be diagnosed and 16,700 deaths expected this year.(i) Equally devasta...

Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight

...gene previously shown to be involved in the development of type 2 diabetes also predisposes children to having a lower birth weight. The finding sheds light on a possible genetic influence on how prenatal events may set the stage for developing diabetes in later childhood or adulthood. Researchers f...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

...e-counter hydrocortisone cream can help reduce itching. Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE ) : This rash typically appears within hours after exposure...the winter are most susceptible. With increasing sun exposure, this type of light sensitivity usually decreases over time. But the same rash may recur next s...

Transave Receives $2.2 Million Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for Development of ARIKACE(TM)

... droplets delivered in the shortest possible period of time. Combined with its silent mode of operation, small size (it fits in the palm of the hand), light weight, and battery use, products incorporating eFlow Technology reduce the burden of taking daily, inhaled treatments. The eFlow Nebulizer System and...

Scottsdale Facility to Be First in U.S. to Showcase True REST Technology

...er and 800 pounds of Epsom salt - in a specially designed tank with minimal light and sound. Because of the high salt content of the water, which is heated t...s of True REST can customize their experience with music and a multitude of light colors for ambiance. "True REST is a state of complete relaxation," s...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease

...ve. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and VIA undertakes no obligation to update publicly any of these statements in light of new information or future events. ...

DOR BioPharma Receives EMEA Agreement on the Design of its Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Trial of orBec(R) in GI GVHD

... cannot assure you that it will be able to successfully develop or commercialize products based on its technology, including orBec(R), particularly in light of the significant uncertainty inherent in developing vaccines against bioterror threats, manufacturing and conducting preclinical and clinical trials...

Research: Popular Diabetes Medications Associated with Increase in Bone Fractures

... 69th Scientific Sessions points to increased risk for people with diabetes associated with two widely used drug classes; while another study shed new light on a different class of drugs that faced increased scrutiny from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Researchers from Medco Health Solutio...

SCAI Statement on the BARI 2D Trial (Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation With Diabetes Trial) Presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Annual Scientific Sessions and Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

...enrolled a very small subset of CAD patients with diabetes, SCAI looks forward to additional data from the upcoming FREEDOM trial, which may shed more light on revascularization options for this growing patient population. What BARI-2D Demonstrates About Patient Care: Intensive...

PARI Pharma Reports Successful Phase Ib Clinical Results for Inhaled Liposomal Cyclosporine A and Gains FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the Prevention and Treatment of Bronchiolitis Obliterans

...droplets delivered in the shortest possible period of time. Combined with its silent mode of operation, small size (it fits in the palm of your hand), light weight, and battery use, products incorporating eFlow Technology reduce the burden of taking daily, inhaled treatments. The Investigational eFlow Nebu...

PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS

...droplets delivered in the shortest possible period of time. Combined with its silent mode of operation, small size (it fits in the palm of your hand), light weight, and battery use, products incorporating eFlow Technology reduce the burden of taking daily, inhaled treatments. The Investigational eFlow Nebu...

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

...uscle that narrows the airways in patients with asthma. The minimally invasive procedure, like many other flexible endoscopy procedures, is done under light anesthesia, and the patient returns home the same day. CAUTION: Alair System is an Investigational Device. It is limited by United States law...

New Research Shows Nutrition 21's Chromium Histidinate Improves Markers for Mood and Carbohydrate Cravings

...orm 10-K/A for the year ended June 30, 2008. Actual results could differ materially from the results referred to in the forward-looking statements. In light of these risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that the results referred to in the forward-looking statements contained in this press rel...

Autism Studies Presented at Mid-Atlantic Research Consortium Meeting

.... In a third broad area, basic science studies, Mary Blue, Ph.D., of Kennedy Krieger Institute, presented the results of animal studies that shed light on how autism operates in humans. By altering the flow of serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain, Blue showed that mice behaved less socially, had...

ADVENTRX Announces Results From ANX-514 Bioequivalence Study

...e to FDA approval of ANX-514, which may adversely impact our on-going strategic transaction discussions," Mr. Culley continued. "Consequently, and in light of our current working capital, we are evaluating both our strategic and non-strategic options." The study data revealed higher blood-levels o...

Paloma Pharmaceuticals Presents at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2009 Meeting

... some cases, blindness or other visual deficits may be permanent, and related to the death of photoreceptor cells, the cells responsible for capturing light in the retina. We have presented data at ARVO demonstrating that a single intraocular injection of Palomid 529, a drug originally designed as an anti-...

New Study Shows Probiotic Strain Effective in Boosting Immune Response to Flu Virus

...g the immune function of healthy adults to defend against infection and lessen the symptoms of disease." When asked if people should take Sustenex in light of the current flu concerns, Huffnagle, who wrote The Probiotics Revolution , a book on probiotics for the general audience, said, "Sustenex is an ef...

ARVO, AOS: Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert;

...rday, May 16). Dr. McDonald reports that patients experienced significant improvements in discomfort, burning, dryness, grittiness, stinging, and light sensitivity ( P < 0.0001) after 4 weeks of treatment with Lacrisert. Overall, 57% of subjects experienced an improvement of dry eye symptoms and 5...

Des Moines Register Reports SpectraScience LUMA Enhances Cervical Cancer Exams

...ermining whether tissue is normal, pre-cancerous or cancerous without physically removing tissue from the body. The WavSTAT Optical Biopsy System uses light to optically scan tissue and provide the physician with an immediate analysis. With FDA approval for sale in the U.S. and the CE Mark for the Euro...

Genetic Source of Rare Childhood Cancer Found; Gene is Implicated in Other Cancers

... an inherited form of a rare, aggressive childhood lung cancer has uncovered important information about how the cancer develops and potentially sheds light on the development of other cancers. The finding by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the Children's Natio...

University of Redlands Student Cody Unser Documentary Run to Start Today in L.A.

...//www.christopherproductions.org ) and The Cody Unser First Step Foundation ( www.cufsf.org ). Cody Unser said, "I hope my story will shed some light on what it is really like to live with paralysis. I also hope that the film will lead to more research dollars so that paralysis--not just for me, bu...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits up to $6.5 Million in Funding for Critical Challenges in Parkinson's Disease

...facilitate and accelerate research and therapeutic development efforts around this promising new therapeutic target. Ideal proposals will work to shed light on critical questions surrounding LRRK2, such as how LRRK2 pathogenic mutations directly lead to in vivo functional and pathological outcomes, and w...

DOR BioPharma, Inc. Executes $400,000 Equity Investment Agreement With Numoda Corporation

... cannot assure you that it will be able to successfully develop or commercialize products based on its technology, including orBec(R), particularly in light of the significant uncertainty inherent in developing vaccines against bioterror threats, manufacturing and conducting preclinical and clinical trials...

Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion

...mates of informal care, and new cost estimates for Europe from the Eurocode project. "Worldwide costs for dementia are enormous," Wimo says. "In light of the rapidly growing future prevalence estimates, in particular in less developed regions, the economic impact of dementia is a great challenge for ...

Roundtable Calls President's Embryonic Stem Cell Decision: Bankrupt

...Gowen, M.D., Chief Medical Advisor for the Roundtable, issued the following statement: "The President's policy is very difficult to understand in light of years of progress in the realm of autologous stem cell research. Embryonic stem cell research is frozen in failure all over the world while autolo...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

...nd probes in real time. Interventional cryoablation "has an excellent safety profile," said Georgiades. Cryoablation is typically performed under light anesthesia, known as sedation, by an interventional radiologist who has consulted with the patient's urologist. One or more hollow needles are inserte...

Studies Show Combination Laser Therapy Effective At Clearing Acne, Reducing Oil Production

... Dermatologist evaluates the latest laser and light sources approved for treating acne SAN FRANCI... severe cases of acne. PDT works by using laser or light energy - in this case a pulsed dye laser was used ... "Although early studies with MAL and PDT or red light appear to be promising, we have to make sure it do...

Neuro Kinetics: Research Suggests I-Portal(R) NOTC Data Shows Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries That Other Technologies Miss

...ative. The I-Portal NOTC's were not. The patient felt he was not healthy, and our results support that. "We believe this case study may shed new light on how medical professionals can identify mild traumatic brain injuries and traumatic brain injuries," Kiderman added. "We are continuing our work in ...

Pharmaxis Announces New Drug Application Submission for Aridol(TM)

...dy to use. Alan Robertson, Pharmaxis Chief Executive Officer said: "We are delighted to announce this major milestone for Pharmaxis especially in light of the fact that this is believed to be the first such NDA submitted by an Australian company for a drug designed and developed in Australia. Pharmax...

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

...5mm pathway into the bone. A balloon catheter and light fiber are inserted into interior (intramedullary canal) of the bone. A light sensitive, liquid monomer is then infused into the...he contours of the interior of the bone. Then the light source is activated, converting the liquid monomer...

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Awards $300,000 in Bridge Funding for Innovative Research Projects

...mes Surmeier, Ph.D., of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Each project is pursuing a novel avenue of research that may shed light on new ways of treating Parkinson's. Dr. Greenamyre, for example, will test several classes of medications already approved by the FDA for diseases o...
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