Lupus Foundation of America Fosters the Next Generation of Lupus Researchers by Awarding Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowships to Five Students
WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To foster and support the next generation of lupus researchers, the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), Inc. has awarded summer fellowships to five young investigators who will conduct their studies under the supervision of an established lupus investig...
Mayo Researchers Help Discover Genetic Cause for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
ROCHESTER, Minn., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers
have discovered a novel molecular path that predisposes patients to develop primary biliary cirrhosis , a disease that mainly affects women and slowly destroys their livers. Primary biliary cirrhosis has no known cause.
Tufts Medical Center Researchers Create a New Predictive Model for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers
at Tufts Medical Center have created a formula for predicting how likely it is that individuals with certain genetic profiles and lifestyle behaviors will develop advanced Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a potentially blinding conditi...
Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Study New Drug Combinations to Treat Childhood Leukemia
DENVER, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit presented data today at the American Association for Cancer Research's 100th Annual Meeting 2009 that could potentially provide a brighter future for children who su...
Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Present Breast Cancer Advancements at Conference
Abstract # 2905
DENVER, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented data at the American Association for Cancer Research's 100th Annual Meeting 2009 that represents significant research advancements in the treatment ...
Why Wait for an Anti-Aging Drug? Researchers Interviewed on CBS-TV's 60 MINUTES Discover Longevinex(R) Nutriceutical Matrix Activates 9-Fold More Longevity Genes than Plain Resveratrol
SAN DIMAS, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A red wine resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl) pill is edging closer to being confirmed as an anti-aging pill as researchers
at LifeGen Technologies in Madison, Wisconsin, who were recently interviewed on CBS-TV's 60 MINUTES, reported this past September that...
Fertility Physicians of Northern California Researchers Test New Forms of Progesterone Medication for Luteal Support During IVF
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Women undergoing in vitro
fertilization (IVF) require progesterone medication to help support early
pregnancy, but the intramuscular injections for some forms of this medication
can be painful for patients. Formulations of progesterone medication which...
Johns Hopkins University Researchers to Clinically Assess Rosetta Genomics' miRview(TM) Squamous Assay
The Study Will Compare the Results of Rosetta Genomics' microRNA-based
Test, miRview(TM) Squamous, Which Differentiates Squamous From non Squamous non Small Cell Lung Cancer, With Current Diagnostic Methods
A Test Based on the miRview(TM) Technology First Approved for Clinical use
K-State Researchers Awarded Nearly $1 Million to Test Remedies, Investigate Link Between E. Coli and Distillers' Grains
MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team
headed by Kansas State University E. coli O157:H7 expert T.G. Nagaraja has
been tapped by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study both the
connection between feeding distillers' grains and E. coli 0157:H7 in cattle
Rapid Test for Pathogens Developed By K-State Researchers Could Be Used to Detect Diseases Used By Bioterrorists
MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dangerous disease
often spreads faster than it takes to diagnose it in the lab. To remedy
at Kansas State University have developed a test to bring
that time from days down to hours.
Sanjeev Narayanan, assistant professor,...
Dallas Researchers Find Compression Stockings Improperly Used
DALLAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Graduated compression
stockings, one of the tools used to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in
hospitalized patients, are often incorrectly fitted, putting patients at
risk for potentially-deadly blood clots, according to researchers
'Snapshots' of Eyes Could Serve as Early Warning of Diabetes or Diabetic Eye Disease, U-M Researchers Report
FA imaging, invented at U-M, measures metabolic stress in retina
ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new vision
screening device, already shown to give an early warning of eye disease,
could give doctors and patients a head start on treating diabetes and its
Pediatric Researchers Find Possible 'Master Switch' Gene in Juvenile Arthritis
PHILADELPHIA, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers
that a gene region known to play a role in some varieties of adult
rheumatoid arthritis is also present in all types of childhood arthritis.
say the responsible gene may be a "master switch" that
helps turn ...
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.
NARSAD Researchers Identify Specific Genes and Family Traits Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression
Free, Public Event Provides Findings That Include Important Clues
Toward the Development of Customized Treatment
GREAT NECK, N.Y., May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from
research supported by NARSAD, the world's leading charity dedicated to
mental health research, and conducted ...
Cardiovascular Researchers Use MEDIHONEY(TM) on Sternal Infections Following Open-Heart Procedures
Full Clinical Study Initiated Following Success with 8 Patients
PRINCETON, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences (OTC
Bulletin Board: DSCI), a provider of advanced wound care products, today
announced that a group of cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons from the
Peregrine Researchers Present New Preclinical Data at AACR Annual Meeting Confirming Unique Anti-Tumor Mechanism of Bavituximab
- Bavituximab Causes Pro-Inflammatory Effects in the Tumor Microenvironment That May Contribute to Its Anti-Tumor Efficacy - - Studies Show Similar Results for a New Fully Human Version of the Antibody -
SAN DIEGO and TUSTIN, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire...
Karmanos Researchers Study the Impact of Galectin-3 on Breast Cancer Disparity in Caucasian and Asian Women
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers
the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit have been studying
racial disparities related to cancer patients. Today, at the American
Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, Karmanos researchers
Karmanos Researchers Find Non-Toxic Agents Added to Conventional Chemotherapy Decrease Survival of Colon Cancer Cells
SAN DIEGO, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented findings
showing that adding curcumin or resveratrol to conventional chemotherapy
could be effective in preventing the growth of chemo-resistant colon cancer
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Researchers Explain Effects of Large-Scale, Universal MRSA Surveillance Program That Supports Expanded Intervention
March 18th publication in prominent peer-reviewed journal highlights
findings of program to reduce rate of drug-resistant staph infection
EVANSTON, Ill., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Universal hospital
surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) using a
Universite de Montreal Researchers Simulate World's Largest Heart Model Using SGI Technology
1.2TB SGI Altix Shared Memory System Runs 'Heart Model of the Future' Today, Accelerating Researchers' Time To Insight
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the quest to
discover how the mechanisms of disease work, researchers
at the Universite
de Montreal (UdM) h...
454 Sequencing(TM) in Science Today: Researchers Uncover a Genetic Basis for Different Social Behaviors in Wasps
BRANFORD, Conn. Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 454 Life Sciences, a Roche
company, in collaboration with researchers
from the University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign today announced that they have uncovered genetic
underpinnings to social behavior in wasps. Using the company's Genome
U. of Md. Researchers to Develop Devices to Revolutionize Drug Research
COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- A
multi-disciplinary group of researchers
from the University of Maryland,
College Park, and the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI)
has won a competitive, $2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant
K-State Researchers Bringing Expertise to Kansas City Symposium on Disease and National Security
MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas State
University's expertise on diseases transmitted between animals and humans
is being tapped for a prestigious symposium in Kansas City, Mo. Nearly half of the experts featured at the Zoonoses and National
Biosecurity Symposium, M...
Peregrine Researchers Report Data Showing Bavituximab's Potential to Shrink Human Prostate Tumors in Model of Relapsed Disease
- Adding Bavituximab to Standard Regimen of Androgen Deprivation and
Chemotherapy Reduced Size of Formerly Resistant Tumors by More than Half - - Data Further Confirm Bavituximab's Potential to Enhance Multiple Combination Regimens for Cancer Therapy -
ATLANTA, and TUSTIN, C...
Cleveland Clinic Researchers Identify Mechanism Behind Platelet Function and Potentially Fatal Blood Clot Formation
Findings Appear Online in the Journal Nature Medicine
CLEVELAND, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers
at Cleveland Clinic have
identified the mechanism that accounts for platelet hyper-responsiveness
during abnormal blood cholesterol levels, the major risk factor for fatal
GlaxoSmithKline Collaborates with National Cancer Institute to Make Large Body of Cancer Cell Genomic Data Available to All Cancer Researchers
Data being made available on NCI Database Could Save Drug Development Time and Capital for Other Research Institutions
PHILADELPHIA, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marking another
positive step in the collaborative fight against cancer, GlaxoSmithKline
(NYSE: GSK ) announced to...
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...
Novel Mechanism for Long-Term Learning Identified by Carnegie Mellon Researchers
Mechanism Described in Jan. 4 Issue of Science Explains How Neuronal Connections Continue To Strengthen After Repeated Stimulation
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice makes perfect -- or at
least that's what we're told as we struggle through endless rounds of
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
Medical Inc. may yield a breakthrough treatment for pre-cancerous...
Vaxiion Researchers Discover Novel Vaccine Delivery System in
Collaboration with San Diego State University
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 8, 2007 - Vaxiion Therapeutics,
Inc. today announced that its researchers, in collaboration with
San Diego State University, have discovered a 'minicell' vaccine
delivery system that has potential to protect against several
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Researchers to Present CTCE-9908 Data
at the AACR Annual Meeting
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VANCOUVER, April 02, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Chemokine
Therapeutics Corp. (the "Company") , a biotechnology company
developing chemokine-based therapies to treat cancer, blood
disorders, and vascular diseases, today announced that the
University of Texas M. D. Anderson C...
Abbott Researchers Focus on New Cutting-Edge Approaches in the
Fight Against Cancer
Scientists to Present Data on Innovative Oncology Compounds at the
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 13, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For
decades, scientists have looked for new therapies that target
now know that cancer cells ha...
World First Medical Treatment Announced by Researchers at Queen
Mary University London and University of Leicester
Breakthrough in Research and Treatment of Rare but Devastating
LONDON, June 1, 2007-Researchers at Queen Mary University London
and the University of Leicester and have today (Friday June 1)
announced a potential breakthrough in the treatment of a rare but
devastating medical condition...
Dasatinib Shows High Early Response Rate as First Treatment for
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, M. D. Anderson Researchers Report
CHICAGO, June 2, 2007 - An established second-line
drug for chronic myelogenous leukemia has high response rates when
given to newly diagnosed patients as their first therapy for the
disease, according to early results from a Phase II clinical trial
at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cance...
Stanford Researchers Track Human Stem Cells Transplanted Into Rat
STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 4, 2007 - Researchers
Stanford University School of Medicine have illuminated the path
taken by human neural stem cells that were transplanted into the
brains of rats and mice, and found that the cells successfully
navigate toward areas damaged by strok...
NCI Researchers Discover Genes That Are Turned on at High Levels in
Tumor-associated Blood Vessels of Mice and Humans
BETHESDA, Md., June 11, 2007--A team of researchers
National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of
Health (NIH), has uncovered a set of genes that are turned on, or
expressed, at high levels only in the blood vessels that feed
tumors in mice and humans. These genes, and...
Stanford Researchers Find Brain Pathway of Depression in Rats
STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 5, 2007 - Scientists' hunt
for the cause of depression has implicated so many suspects and
found so many treatments with different mechanisms that the
condition remains an enigma. Now researchers
at the Stanford
University School of Medicine have identified on...
NIEHS Researchers Identify Enzyme Critical in DNA Replication
BETHESDA, Md., July 5, 2007--In this weeks issue of Science,
researchers from the National Institute of Environmental Health
Sciences (NIEHS) and Umeö University in Sweden report an
important discovery about a critical new role that an enzyme called
DNA polymerase epsilon plays in replicating...
Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating
...ss likely to be obese, according to a study led by researchers
at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
...loss in those who are overweight. At the time, the researchers
suspected that the weight-loss effect had more to ...nces Division at the Hutchinson Center.
found that people who ate mindfully - those were a...