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38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Online press conference today with Mary Robinson, President, Realizing Rights, the ethical global initiative, Salil Shetty (UNMC) and Kumi Naidoo (GCAP) at 14.00GMT - log on at http://www.standagainstpoverty.org/press/conference NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 38.7 millio...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...ection. Some people may feel faint, dizzy, or may pass out when they stand up or sit up suddenly. Be careful not to get up too quickly. It may help if...slowly and sit on the edge of the bed or chair for a few minutes before you stand up. These symptoms may decrease or go away after your body becomes used to ...

First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center

...on therapy. The location and extent of the cancer impacts which treatment option is best for each patient. Whether in combination with surgery or as a stand alone treatment, electronic brachytherapy enables clinicians to administer radiation therapy without the use of a radioactive isotope and in clinical ...

Gene Findings Unlocking Reasons for Neuroblastoma Risk

...nical research in neuroblastoma. A variety of funding sources supported both studies, including the National Institutes of Health, the Alex's Lemonade stand Foundation, the Evan Dunbar Foundation, the Rally Foundation, the Andrew's Army Foundation, the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute and the Giul...

Cardiogenesis Announces Presentation of its PHOENIX(R) Combination TMR Plus Stem Cell Delivery System at the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgeons (ISMICS) Annual Meeting

...ts treated with the PHOENIX System completed 1 year follow up: Seven patients had concomitant coronary bypass grafting, one patient stand alone therapy. There was no operative or hospital mortality. One year survival was 100%. Compared to baseline, patients had NYHA Class...

New Therapy Enlists Immune System to Boost Cure Rate in a Childhood Cancer

...ologist for Alex Scott, the child with neuroblastoma who started a lemonade stand in 2000 to raise money for programs in childhood cancer. Now operated through the Scott family, the Alex's Lemonade stand Foundation supports ongoing research by members of the Children's Oncology ...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

... NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the Entertainment Industry Fo...comes on the one-year anniversary of the launch of stand Up To Cancer. SU2C's next round of funding - Inno...us potential to help patients and save lives. The stand Up To Cancer model could very well change the face...

RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment Delayed the Time to Relapse in Patients with Bipolar I Disorder

...reasts by males; and the inability to achieve an erection. Some people taking RISPERDAL (R) CONSTA (R) may feel faint or lightheaded when they stand up or sit up too quickly. By standing up or sitting up slowly and following your healthcare professional's dosing instructions, this side effect can b...

BioVex to Report Phase I/II Clinical Trial Results for the Front Line Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer With OncoVEX GM-CSF at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting

...e results which echo results in other studies using OncoVEX GM-CSF as a stand alone therapy where it remains the case that no tumor previously eradicated... of durable complete remissions in a Phase II study using OncoVEX GM-CSF as stand alone therapy. An overview of the Phase II melanoma results is available on...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

...a.m. luncheon on Monday, will discuss the need for scientists to become more effective communicators about vaccines. "It is incumbent on scientists to stand up for the science," he said. "No venue is too small." He urges scientists to reach out to ordinary citizens in venues ranging from PTA meetings to lo...

Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. Announces FDA Filings for Paliperidone Palmitate and INVEGA(R)

... should talk to their healthcare professional before taking paliperidone. Some people taking paliperidone may feel faint or lightheaded when they stand up or sit up too quickly. By standing up or sitting up slowly and following your healthcare professional's dosing instructions, this side effect may b...

Third Pivotal Phase 3 Study for NicOx' Naproxcinod Shows Positive Efficacy, Safety and Blood Pressure Results

...inod 750 mg bid showed a clear reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure (SBP and DBP) compared to naproxen 500 mg bid at all time points. No stand alone statistical analysis of the blood pressure data from the 303 study was pre-specified. As planned, NicOx will pool the blood pressure dat...

Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder

...tine) should talk to their healthcare professional before taking paliperidone. Some people taking paliperidone may feel faint or lightheaded when they stand up or sit up too quickly. By standing up or sitting up slowly and following your healthcare professional's dosing instructions, this side effect may b...

Nerviano Medical Sciences Invited by EORTC-NCI-AACR to Present the State-of-the-Art of Aurora

...rganised from 21st to 24th October 2008 in Geneva. Dr Laffranchi, Director Clinical Research of Nerviano Medical Sciences, the largest R&D cancer drug stand alone company in Europe ( http://www.nervianoms.com ) has been invited to give a presentation on the state-of-the-art of Aurora kinase inhibitors, pro...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2 Million for Research on Cognitive and Mood Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

...t of Merck Serono, said: "Merck Serono recognizes the critical need for new therapies to alleviate PD-related cognitive dysfunction. We are pleased to stand side by side with The Michael J. Fox Foundation in prioritizing and supporting research with potential to help speed development of effective treatmen...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

...eir behaviors longitudinally. A complete database of genomic and clinical information will be assembled at the Scripps Genomic Medicine program. "We stand upon the threshold of a fundamental paradigm shift from reactive to predictive and preventive medicine," said Vance Vanier, M.D., chief medical office...

Seahorse Bioscience Announces the XF96 Extracellular Flux Analyzer for Cellular Bioenergetics

...etabolic pathways in cells in minutes, using a label-free, non-destructive method. The easy to use instrument takes little lab space, does not disrupt stand cell culture procedures and provides measurement c.v.'s under 5%, approximately four times better than has been achievable using older technologies. ...

Video: The Looming Crisis in Cancer Drug Development: 97% of Adult Cancer Patients Do Not Take Advantage of Clinical Trial Programs

... to new and possibly lifesaving treatment options. -- The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the proud scientific partner of stand Up to Cancer, a ground-breaking initiative aimed at raising funds to accelerate cancer research and bringing new therapies to patients more ...

Electronic Brachytherapy a Viable Option for Early Stage Breast Cancer, According to Study Presented at ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium

...tment delivery and treatment course," added Dr. Mehta. "With electronic brachytherapy, unlike other forms of radiation therapy, the treatment team can stand behind a plexiglass shield but stay in the room with the patient during the treatment. The electronic brachytherapy treatment also focuses the deliver...

Gene That Causes Childhood Cancer Neuroblastoma Is Found

...our efforts to develop more effective treatments." The National Institutes of Health supported the study, along with grants from the Alex's Lemonade stand Foundation, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Andrew's Army Foundation, the Italian Neuroblastoma Foundation, Scripps Genomic Medicine, t...

Aon: Complex Insurance Requirements, Risk Management Needs Challenge Firms Conducting Clinical Trials Beyond Own Borders

...y is an increasingly popular practice for firms seeking to bring better medicines and therapies to market, and insurance is the last thing that should stand in the way of the life sciences research so critical to human health and disease management." To enable companies to better monitor clinical trials ...

MabVax Therapeutics Closes Two Licensing Agreements With Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research

...ing antibodies from a selection of patients who generate a useful immune response, MabVax can select the optimal antibodies and develop them as either stand alone products or as combination products with the vaccines. MabVax has established a laboratory and office in the San Diego area to launch this effor...

Multi-Center Patient Registry Supports Safety and Clinical Utility of Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System

...on Scientific Endoscopy Boston Scientific Endoscopy develops innovative technology for less invasive, more efficient gastrointestinal procedures. We stand beside our physicians, surgeons and nurses, providing comprehensive support locally and through hands-on education and industry sponsorships, to help ...

Patients Treated with Risperidone Long-Acting Injection had a Significantly Longer Time to Relapse Compared to Quetiapine in International Clinical Study

...o the bathroom a lot, or feeling weak or hungry, contact your doctor. Some people taking risperidone or RLAI may feel faint or lightheaded when they stand up or sit up too quickly. By standing up or sitting up slowly and following your healthcare professional's dosing instructions, this side effect may b...

BioVex Agrees SPA With the FDA for a Pivotal Study With OncoVEX(GM-CSF) in Metastatic Melanoma and Announces Presentation of Phase II Results at ASCO

...nt was made under the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) procedure. BioVex is currently concluding a 50-patient Phase II trial for OncoVEX(GM-CSF) as stand alone therapy in patients with unresectable Stage IIIc and Stage IV metastatic melanoma. The trial was designed to measure overall objective response,...

New Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Registry Data Show Clot Quickly Removed, Blood Flow Restored in Large Patient Registry

...ing obstruction or lesion that should be corrected to prevent a future clot. PTS -- while not life threatening -- limits a person's ability to walk or stand for a period of time and can be disabling. There is growing awareness in the medical community about the need to aggressively treat DVT. Increased...

Portrait(R) Plasma - A New Non-Surgical Option for one of the Most Requested Aesthetic Treatment - Aging Eyes

... surface and dermis uniformly." For patients who are not interested in (or good) candidates for surgery, Dr. Biesman recommends Portrait Plasma as a stand alone procedure. "For patients who have moderately droopy, loose, or wrinkled skin, surgery may not be the best option, but Portrait Plasma may be," D...

Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Jersey Children's Hospital Launch Center for Immune System Disorders & Infectious Diseases Including HIV/AIDS

...company's U.S. Virology division. "We are committed as a company in the battle against HIV/AIDS here in our community and throughout the world, and we stand united with others who are working to improve the lives of children and all people afflicted with this debilitating disease." The new infectious dis...

Leading AIDS Groups Turn Up The Heat on '08 Presidential Candidates

...d portrait of every candidate's history in public life on HIV/AIDS issues. The AIDSVote.org website answers questions like "where does Rudy Giuliani stand on needle exchange funding?"; "will Sen. Barack Obama end federal support for ineffective and harmful abstinence-only education?"; and "will Sen. Hill...

American Meat Institute Calls WCRF Panel Recommendations on Meat Consumption Extreme and Unfounded

...clear-cut recommendations on specific foods when studies continue to contradict each other time after time." Huffman stressed that the recommendations stand in sharp contrast to mainstream advice in the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. The causes of cancer are extremely complex and involve factors like genetics,...

New Study Shows Once-Monthly Boniva(R) is as Clinically Effective as Once-Weekly Fosamax(R) at Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

... on this program call 1-800-4BONIVA or visit http://www.MyBoniva.com . Important Safety Information Boniva is contraindicated in patients unable to stand or sit upright for at least 60 minutes, with uncorrected hypocalcemia, or with known hypersensitivity to any component of Boniva. Boniva, like other b...

New Phase III Data Presented for Once Monthly Dosing Regimen of Risedronate to Treat Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...lly well tolerated. Actonel is contraindicated in patients with hypocalcemia, known hypersensitivity to any component of this product, or inability to stand or sit upright for at least 30 minutes. Hypocalcemia and other disturbances of bone and mineral metabolism should be effectively treated before starti...

General Wesley Clark Joins Immtech as Consulting Strategic Advisor

... strategic work with international companies, foundations and governments. Few people have a better understanding of international cooperation, and we stand to benefit greatly from General Clark's expertise." General Clark graduated top of his class from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a...

Intercell AG: Novel tuberculosis Vaccine Shows Promising Immunogenicity and Safety Profile

...rdquo;. “The successful outcome of the phase I trial has paved the way to move our novel TB vaccine forward. It is designed to function in a stand alone schedule, as well as in combination with previous exposure(s) to BCG or other closely related mycobacteria. It seems that our decision to combin...

Study Suggests Invega Helps Patients With Schizophrenia Maintain Symptom Control

...ntestine) should talk to their healthcare professional before taking INVEGA. Some people taking INVEGA may feel faint or lightheaded when they stand up or sit up too quickly. By standing up or sitting up slowly and following your healthcare professional's dosing instructions, this side effect m...

Once Daily, Extended-Release Ropinirole Improves Parkinson's Symptoms in Patients not Optimally Controlled With Levodopa

... cause patients to fall asleep or feel very sleepy during normal activities such as driving; or to faint or feel dizzy, nauseated, or sweaty when they stand up. Patients should tell their doctor if they experience these problems or if they drink alcohol or are taking other medicines that make them drowsy. ...

Pelosi: Bush Veto of Stem Cell Bill Says 'No' to the Hopes of Million of Families Across America

...ch. Science has the potential to answer the prayers of America's families; it is irresponsible for the President and many Congressional Republicans to stand in the way of such progress." CONTACT: Brendan Daly or Nadeam Elshami of the Office of the Speaker ofthe House, +1-202-226-7616 Terms and conditi...

Remarks by President Bush on Stem Cell Veto and Executive Order

...ghter.) With these steps, we'll encourage scientists to expand the frontiers of stem cell research. We want to encourage science. We want to say, we stand on your side in an ethically responsible way. Scientists have recently shown they have the ingenuity and skill to pursue the potential benefits of plu...

Dean: President Bush Has Turned His Back on the American People

...iseases who could benefit from this life-saving science. Republicans should stand up to this President and instead stand with the American people by overriding his veto. We absolutely must elect a...

Clinical Trial Suggests Bone Marrow Stem Cells Are Useful for Spinal Cord Injury; PrimeCell Therapeutics Provided Pre-Clinical Study

...ed with autologous bone marrow stem cells - meaning the cells were extracted from the patients' own bone marrow. Fifteen patients (60 percent) could stand up, ten patients (40 percent) could walk on the parallels with braces, seven (28 percent) could walk without braces, and four (16 percent) could walk ...
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