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
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
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
statistical analysis of the blood pressure data from the 303 study was
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
behaviors longitudinally. A complete database of genomic and clinical
information will be assembled at the Scripps Genomic Medicine program.
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
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
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
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
"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
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
portrait of every candidate's history in public life on HIV/AIDS issues.
The AIDSVote.org website answers questions like "where does Rudy
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
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
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
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
“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
...ntestine) should talk to
their healthcare professional before taking INVEGA.
Some people taking INVEGA may feel faint or lightheaded when
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
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
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
...ed with autologous bone marrow stem cells -
meaning the cells were extracted from the patients' own bone
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