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International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Features Discovery of Asbestos-Related Pain Origin from Scientists at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit

DETROIT, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's National Center for Vermiculite and Asbestos-Related Cancers (NCVAC) have discovered a probable reason for the unrelenting chest pain experienced in certain patients with asbestos-r...

42 Top U.S. Scientists and Specialists Explore Cutting-Edge Innovations to Defend America From Dangerous Zoonotic Diseases

LANSDOWNE, Va., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty-two leading U. S. scientists and specialists gathered at a November national forum to consider cutting-edge innovations that may defend America's public health and national economy from outbreaks of dangerous zoonotic diseases, the FAZD Cent...

Gene Found Activated in 70% of Prostate Cancer Cases, George Washington University Medical Center Scientists Report

DRS. PATRICIA BERG AND ARNOLD SCHWARTZ LED TEAM, Article in Modern Pathology set for print publication January 2009 BERG HAD ALSO DISCOVERED SAME GENE'S ACTIVATION IN MAJORITY OF BREAST CANCER CASES WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A gene has been found activated in 70% of pr...

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 ...

Tengion Scientists Publish Key Preclinical Findings Demonstrating the Benefits of Organ Regeneration Vs. Repair

Study Showing Results of Tengion Neo-Bladder Augment(TM) to be Featured in July Issue of the Journal of Urology EAST NORRITON, Pa., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of neo-organs and neo-tissues, announced ...

ImQuest Scientists Present Important HIV Microbicide Development Results at Microbicides 2008 in Delhi, India

FREDERICK, Md., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest scientists Robert W. Buckheit, Jr., Ph.D. and Karen M. Watson, M.S. presented the results of studies performed with products licensed by ImQuest Life Sciences, Inc. at the recent Microbicides 2008, an international conference held in New De...

Brain Stem Cells Can Be Awakened, Say Schepens Scientists

Study Findings Promise to help in treatment of brain diseases BOSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have identified specific molecules in the brain that are responsible for awakening and putting to sleep brain stem cells, which, when activated, can t...

Infant Vaccines Produce Autism Symptoms in New Primate Study by University of Pittsburgh Scientists

Routine Safety Study That Government Scientists Refused To Do Illustrates Vaccine Program And Mercury Health Risks Says SafeMinds ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Findings released Friday showed that infant monkeys given vaccines officially recommended by the CDC and the American...

Scottish Scientists Test ‘Secret Weapon’ Against Tumours

LONDON, March 8, 2007--Cancer Research UK scientists in Glasgow have devised a new method of attacking cancer cells. They report the findings in the Journal of Clinical Investigation* today (Thursday). A team of scientists from the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research gave mice a chemical that ...

Alnylam and Stanford University Scientists Discover New Role for microRNAs (miRNAs) in T Cell Biology and Immunity

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2007 - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today publication of a study in the journal Cell by Alnylam and Stanford University scientists on the role of miRNAs in immunity. In the pre-clinical study,...

The Sturdier Sex?: Study by Pittsburgh Scientists Finds Female Stem Cells Work Better

Stem Cells Isolated from Females Regenerate Skeletal Muscle More Efficiently than Male Cells PITTSBURGH, April 09, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Female stem cells derived from muscle have a greater ability to regenerate skeletal muscle tissue than male cells, according to a study at Children's Hospital of ...

Schepens Scientists Identify Key to Integrating Transplanted Nerve Cells Into Injured Tissue

Discovery promises to make retina, spinal cord and other central nervous system transplants possible BOSTON, April 26, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Schepens Eye Research Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have identified a key mechanism for successfully transplanting tiss...

Rosetta Genomics and Weizmann Institute Scientists Identify Role of microRNA in Cancer Suppression

Findings Published in Molecular Cell Show Potential of microRNAs as Novel Cancer Drug Targets REHOVOT, Israel and NORTH BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, July 05, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rosetta Genomics Ltd , a leading microRNA company, announced today research published in the journal Molecular Cell...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...ed Hutchinson Cancer Research Center funded the study. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers, including three Nobel laureates, ...

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Announce Innovative Diabetes Drug Discovery and Development Partnership

... develop and apply innovative technologies to the discovery of new biologic processes and new or improved therapeutics for people. With a team of 550 scientists and associates, it has an impressive track record of success in translational research, and has contributed significantly to Novartis' pipeline of the...

Study Shows Brain Fitness can Save Medicare Billions

...in clinically proven brain fitness programs. The company works with over 50 scientists from prestigious universities to design and test its interactive computer-b...itutes of Health and numerous awards and accolades. The company's products, scientists and science are currently featured in the PBS documentary "The Brain Fitnes...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today scientists reported that they have discovered the origin of m...an malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum , most scientists assumed incorrectly that these parasites had co-ex...ities or abandoned by human owners. In Ivory Coast scientists from the Robert Koch Institute and Max Planck Inst...

VisEn Molecular Imaging Technology Enables Key Insights Into Newly Discovered Biologic Pathway Published in SCIENCE

...ence in vivo imaging from research through medicine, announced today that scientists reporting in the July 31 issue of SCIENCE have discovered a key disease-rel... participate in wound healing. As presented in the findings, the reporting scientists discovered and detailed the biologic pathway through the use of a series of...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

... the continued success of MenSCs in the research setting, Cryo-Cell is actively expanding its portfolio of research collaborations with world renowned scientists committed to study this novel stem cell population for a broad range of regenerative therapeutic development. About Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd...

Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology

...lif., and PARIS, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- scientists from The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee...ection of Zinc Finger Nucleases," (Geurts, et al.) scientists used ZFNs to knock out an inserted reporter gene a...ions, hospitals, and in industry. Over one million scientists and technologists use its products. Sigma-Aldrich ...

Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs

... will house ImClone's Research Division including approximately 125 ImClone scientists with plans to add scientists in those areas that support expansion of the ImClone pipeline. The new loc...

Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference

...-USNewswire/ -- This week, more than 3,000 leading scientists convened to report and discuss the latest advances...se May Reduce Risk of Cognitive Decline scientists at ICAD 2009 reported that following the Dietary A...reating Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) scientists at ICAD 2009 reported on how clinicians view and t...

deCODE Discovers Second Common Genetic Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

... REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) and colleagues from Europe and the United States today report the discovery of a common single-letter variant in ...

Fruitfly Model of a Neuropathic Disease Demonstrates Novel Role for Proteins in the Family of aTyr Pharma's Product Class

...nical roles for tRNA synthetases in human disease. The large team of scientists on the study included Professors Paul Schimmel and Xiang-Lei Yang, scientif...harma, and was led by Albena Jordanova of the University of Antwerp. Other scientists contributing to this paper are from the University of Antwerp, Universiteit...

Results From Trials of DHA in Alzheimer's Disease and Age-Related Cognitive Decline

...ed the effects of algal DHA as a possible neuroprotective nutritional supplement for ARCD in their Memory Improvement with DHA Study (MIDAS). scientists led by Karin Yurko-Mauro, PhD, Associate Director of Clinical Research at Martek, conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-cent...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: A Comprehensive Review of Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Among Patients and Physicians

... work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy that "the needs of the patient come first." More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers and 46,000 allied health staff work at Mayo Clinic, which has sites in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale/Phoenix, A...

Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy

...Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BHRT) announced today that the panel discussion on myoblast (muscle stem cell) therapy between distinguished physicians and scientists is available for playback at the following site: http://www.bioheartinc.com/news.php#060409 After reviewing supporting pre-clinical da...

UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury

... FORT WORTH, Texas, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In groundbreaking research, scientists at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth have determined that rapid estrogen administration can protect the brain foll...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Reviews Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Psychiatric Diseases

... work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy that "the needs of the patient come first." More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers and 46,000 allied health staff work at Mayo Clinic, which has sites in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale/Phoenix, A...

Pangu BioPharma, aTyr Pharma's Subsidiary in Hong Kong, Files Three Patent Applications

...ighly educated population and support of new technology industries. We are very excited about the productivity and the science being generated by the scientists in our labs here in Hong Kong, and believe that HKUST has been an essential partner in generating this mutual success." According to Jeff Watkins...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Achievement of Key Milestone in Cell Engineering Agreement With Genentech

...istics for pharmaceutical protein production purposes using Sangamo's proprietary zinc finger DNA-binding protein nuclease (ZFN) technology. Genentech scientists demonstrated the successful knockout of two preselected genes in a Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell line. The milestone achievement triggered a paymen...

ALP Life Sciences, LLC Announces Nanoveson(TM) Patent Filing and Whitepaper Availability on Proposed Therapy for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Comorbid Diseases

...he efficacy for targeted indications must be established by clinical trials." Barker added, "I'd like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the many scientists and physicians referenced in the Nanoveson(TM) whitepaper. Without their dedication to medical research the preliminary research and hypotheses presen...

Gene Findings Unlocking Reasons for Neuroblastoma Risk

...er Research Institute and the Giulio D'Angio Endowed Chair. Maris is also on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. scientists from six other centers in addition to Children's Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania contributed to the discovery or replication of the find...

Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program

... who is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science, is building on the seminal work of lead Institute scientists by exploring the mechanisms linking vascular factors to the development of Alzheimer's disease. OU has a 110 acre campus in Milton Keynes, Englan...

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

...w study fails to meet these basic study design principles and practices. "It is a continuing disappointment to see that researchers -- including scientists from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) -- conduct studies that involve injection of laboratory animals with bisphenol A (BPA...

Brain Fitness Makes Boomers Age Younger

...ifically proven brain fitness programs. The company works with more than 50 scientists from prestigious universities to design and test its computer-based program...itutes of Health and numerous awards and accolades. The company's products, scientists and science are currently featured in the PBS documentaries "The Brain Fitn...

CRi Oosight(TM) Instrument Crucial in IVF Breakthrough Demonstrating a Correlation Between Non-Invasive Egg Metrics and Pregnancy

...esearch and medical care. With a focus on addressing customer needs coupled to a commitment to advancing the field of personalized medicine, CRi helps scientists and clinicians extract new disease-specific information from biological samples in the physiological, morphological, and biochemical context of intact...

Oramed Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 8th National Life Science & Technology Week ILSI -BIOMED Conference, Israel 2009

...e insulin capsule currently in phase 2 clinical trials. Established in 2006, Oramed's technology is based on over 25 years of research by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. The Company's corporate and R&D headquarters are based in Jerusalem. For more information, please v...

Isis Highlights New Data on Antisense Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity at ADA Scientific Sessions

...th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans by Isis and its collaborators. Isis' scientists presented new preclinical data on ISIS-SGLT2Rx showing a robust and sustain...ders and Head of Translational Medicine at Isis Pharmaceuticals. Isis scientists presented new data demonstrating that antisense reduction of retinal bindin...

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

...ance of survival. The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is a professional organization of physicians, cardiac sonographers, nurses and scientists involved in echocardiography, the use of ultrasound to image the heart and cardiovascular system. The organization was founded in 1975 and has is the ...
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