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TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

...vely. The body naturally secretes growth hormones to fuel growth through childhood and maintain tissues and organs. Their use as an anti-aging therapy stems from the natural decrease of growth hormones secreted by the body as we reach middle age--replacing them with artificial GH, in theory, would slow the...

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

...ce, coupled with the feeling of euphoria these drugs can produce, leads to abuse. According to Dr. Lanier, the recent growing interest in opioids stems from five sources: advances in the design of these drugs; expansion and innovation in methods of drug delivery; increased public awareness of pain man...

Facet Solutions, Inc. Expands U.S. Pivotal Study With Next Generation Implant System

...g our enrollment targets," said Geoff Pardo, President & CEO of Facet Solutions. "The adoption of ACADIA(TM) into our surgeons' clinical practices stems from the simplicity of the surgical technique, the anatomic design, and the compelling benefits of pain relief and motion restoration for patients suf...

Impulse Dynamics Announces Pivotal Results at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Late-Breaking Session

...mics Impulse Dynamics is focused on the development of electrical therapies for the treatment of heart failure. The company's proprietary technology stems from a scientific discovery regarding the electrical control of tissue function. OPTIMIZER is a registered trademark of Impulse Dynamics. For more in...

Novel Compound Shows Promise for Treatment of Alcoholism

...sulting in six FDA approved drugs with six additional drug candidates in late-stage preclinical and early clinical development. "Much of our success stems from having a highly successful medicinal chemistry group, and seeking out collaborators who are driven to help us develop new lead compounds and brin...

StemCor Systems Receives CE Mark for MarrowMiner(TM) System for Bone Marrow Collection

...d that this regulatory authorization gives us the ability to commercialize StemCor Systems' technology in the European Union. The use of adult-derived stems cells is expanding rapidly, especially in spine fusion and other orthopedic procedures. We are pleased to be able to offer this novel device to physic...

Early Research Suggests Umbilical Cord Blood Cell Therapy May Reduce Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

... Study Highlights Growing Therapeutic Value of Cord Blood Stem Cells OLDSMAR, Fla., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- stems cells derived from umbilical cord blood are showing early potential in fighting Alzheimer's disease, according to results from a new preclinical study...

More Than 1.5 Million Americans Sickened, Injured or Killed by Medication Errors Each Year; Seniors Most at Risk

...ions 12-17 times a year; it is estimated that 15-20% of these prescriptions are not needed For many seniors, significant medication mismanagement stems from difficulties with organizing and administering necessary medications on a daily basis. "Studies repeatedly demonstrate that most patients do not ...

Karmanos Physician-Scientists Examine Racial Disparities in Patients with Gynecologic Cancer

... D.O., assistant professor of gynecologic oncology, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, two studies were conducted to determine if this stems from the molecular composition of the tumor, or the aggressiveness of the treatment plan. Dr. Schimp's presentation, Outcomes of Endometrial and Ovari...

Othera Pharmaceuticals Announces Upcoming Presentation Based Upon Expanded Understanding of Lead Compound Mechanism of Action

...l present new preclinical data detailing the observed antithrombotic effect of Othera's lead compound, OT-551, and related Othera compounds. This work stems from previous ocular studies on OT-551 eye drops, as well as studies on novel, orally-available analog compounds under development for non-ophthalmic ...

Hemispherx Presents Potential Avian Influenza Treatment Breakthrough at Paris Conference

...led "Fatal outcome of human influenza A (H5N1) is associated with high viral load and hypercytokinemia," illness caused by the avian influenza A virus stems most directly from the body's own response to infection, an overwhelming reaction sometimes termed a "cytokine storm." In the words of the Oxford Univ...
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