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New Drug Combination is Able to Eradicate Breast Metastases in Mice

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel combination of drugs was able to completely eradicate human breast metastases growing in mice, and shows promise for the effective treatment of patients with advanced metastatic breast cancer. Dr. Sophia Ran from Southern Illinois University School ...

Review of Probiotic Trial Research Finds Only Bifantis(R) Able to Claim Efficacy versus Placebo for IBS Symptoms

Of 13 studies analyzed, only Bifantis used appropriate study design to demonstrate efficacy compared with placebo PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis of randomized controlled trials evaluating probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has fou...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...great strain on the family, especially if they are from another state. Our preliminary research shows that once the cup is fitted, the child should be able go home for several weeks. Because the drug is being administered directly into the eye and not systemically, chemotherapy dosage levels will be much ...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...ol of Public Health. Kristal, a yoga enthusiast for the past 15 years, said that yoga cultivates mindfulness in a number of ways, such as being able to hold a challenging physical pose by observing the discomfort in a non-judgmental way, with an accepting, calm mind and focus on the breath. "This a...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...an be no guarantee of our ability to obtain or maintain patent protection for our products or product candidates. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to produce commercially successful products or maintain the commercial success of our existing products. Our stock price may be affected by actual or...

NewCardio Announces Master Services Agreement With Dedicated Phase I

...ed readings are obtained. It is anticipated that Dedicated Phase I, by utilizing QTinno(TM) in addition to its existing infrastructure, will be able to deliver the full range of TQT/QTc studies, becoming a turnkey provider of these studies to its customers. Jason Bonanza, President and CEO ...

NOVAVAX Achieves Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Production Milestone

...ne was accomplished in only 11 weeks after receiving the gene sequence for the H1N1 strain from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. The Company was able to reach this manufacturing goal by employing proprietary, novel production technology which is not dependent on growing influenza virus in eggs. Chic...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...al system to prevent pandemics. By coupling innovative surveillance in field sites throughout the world with a consortium of top laboratories, GVFI is able to characterize the diversity of viruses and other agents as they move from animals to humans. GVFI virus hunter Nathan Wolfe, Ph.D., has studied how ...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

...an be no guarantee of our ability to obtain or maintain patent protection for our products or product candidates. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to produce commercially successful products or maintain the commercial success of our existing products. Our stock price may be affected by actual or...

British Woman Celebrates a Year of Living Cancer-Free

...rom her daughter, Tara, who was 21 at the time. The next day, Ms. Scott was able to go home from the hospital. "I felt fine immediately. I was going ...nd point, efficacy being a secondary one. It is very important for us to be able to recruit more patients and complete the current phase before moving to a ...

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

...ve in vivo imaging technology and activatable in vivo imaging agents were able to help the research team answer some of the key questions about this impor...aging data from the FMT was combined with MRI imaging, the researchers were able to create a fused molecular and anatomical imaging map of the heart to iden...

Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

...ciency, and chronic thyroid diseases can trigger this type of hair loss. "When I evaluate patients' hair and their recent medical history, I am able to determine if their hair loss is a result of telogen effluvium. I always tell women to be patient and that their hair needs to grow back on its own,...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...of her jaw. She quickly sought treatment from area doctor, Chad Deal, M.D. and, thanks to her active lifestyle and the benefits of medications, she is able to live a happy and functioning lifestyle. "I really didn't think osteoporosis was a serious disease until I suffered a rib fracture while open...

Unlikely Treatment Identified by BrainCells Neurogenesis Platform Improved Clinical Outcomes in Patients Suffering From Depression

...y our proprietary platform for the compound's neurogenic properties," said Jim Schoeneck, chief executive officer of BrainCells Inc. "The platform was able to identify the pathway, ratio of drug and dosing that shaped the clinical trial protocol, directing the first rational approach to drug development i...

S.C. Medical Home Pilot for Diabetes Enrolls 1,110

...ible for the pilot project, and the patients absolutely love it. We've been able to provide patients with additional resources and education. Furthermore, we are able to encourage patients to make diet and exercise changes as well as schedule...

Video: New Dove(R) Body Washes with NutriumMoisture(TM) Restore Skin's Natural Moisture

...w NutriumMoisture penetrates surface skin deep down to replenish skin where it is needed most. By absorbing into the skin, the moisturizing complex is able to deliver hydration for skin barrier components and processes to help skin maintain a healthy and resilient state. "This technology represents...

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

... radiation dose to the cancerous cells to preserve healthy surrounding tissue. This is safer both for patients and for radiation therapy staff who are able to remain in the room to monitor and reassure patients during the treatments." Treatment options for non-melanoma skin cancer include several...

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

...top dividing and proliferating. But the researchers, led by Bernhard Kuhn, M.D., and Kevin Bersell of the Department of Cardiology at Children's, were able to restart the cell cycle with NRG1, stimulating cardiomyocytes to divide and make copies of themselves -- even though they are not stem cells. ...

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

...paves the way for innovation by allowing for a 14-year data package exclusivity period for Lilly to recoup its investment. Is it too much to ask to be able to protect the recipe for a billion-dollar investment to bring a life-saving medicine to patients? According to Lechleiter, "At Lilly, we don't think ...

Prospective Clinical Advantages of Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology Highlighted in Comparative Study

...authors. "Our findings confirmed initial assumptions that the low stiffness properties of this porous metal --similar to cancellous bone--were better able to transfer physiological stresses, theoretically decreasing the detrimental effects of stress-shielding commonly seen around traditional acetabular i...

Northern California Cancer Center's First-of-Its-Kind Research Reveals Low Socioeconomic Status Often Equals Poor Chance of Lymphoma Survival

...umber of times over years, which would require a continuing care program. The nature of the disease could make it difficult for people who may not be able to access effective treatment services due to their socioeconomic status. About the Northern California Cancer Center : The...

First Potential Lupus-Specific Treatment in Sight

...lare-ups in one or more isolated organs when compared to patients who received the placebo (inactive agent). The patients receiving BENLYSTA also were able to reduce their intake of steroid medications. The study is the largest ever to be completed for lupus and the first Phase III (late stage) trial of ...

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

...are program by Vital Images. By using this imaging approach, Dr. Harbut was able to demonstrate that: Evidence based on the CT findings, the ...eased so did her medication. Using the new imaging approach, Dr. Harbut was able to show the progression of the patient's pleural plaque over a three year p...

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results of Shionogi & Co. Sponsored Phase 3 Studies of i.v. Peramivir for Influenza

...be successful; that we or our licensees may not be able to enroll the required number of subjects in plann...itive results; that we or our licensees may not be able to continue future development of our current and ...ing received by BioCryst; that BioCryst may not be able to retain its current pharmaceutical and biotechno...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

...ients with diseases such as cancer, neurological disorders and diabetes. TGen is on the cutting edge of translational research where investigators are able to unravel the genetic components of common and complex diseases. Working with collaborators in the scientific and medical communities, TGen believes ...

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

...r (PTSD) than those without it. Further research is needed to fully understand what links these two important disorders. With that knowledge we may be able to find ways to reduce the increased risk of dementia associated with PTSD. A second study suggests lower Alzheimer's risk among adults who c...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

...ly for dementia," Yaffe said. "Further research is needed to fully understand what links these two important disorders. With that knowledge we may be able to find ways to reduce the increased risk of dementia associated with PTSD." Moderate Alcohol Intake Is Associated With Nearly 40% Lower Ri...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports

... recovery process and the possibility of not being able to return to a sport or activity. However, a new s...l shoulder arthroplasty or joint replacement, were able to return to sports and 85 percent were able to return to the type-specific sport they were inv...

First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices

...opy is an exploratory surgery of the abdomen with the potential to treat adhesions, biopsy, etc. "Using the Ethicon Endo-Surgery Toolbox, we were able to perform a thorough diagnostic peritoneoscopy in about the same timeframe as a typical laparoscopic procedure using the patient's mouth as the prima...

St. Francis Surgeon Uses Tissue Regeneration Technology to Rebuild Patients' Heart Structures

...n a patient's valve by infection. The valve was restored to normal function using CorMatrix patches, avoiding a valve replacement. "We have been able to make similar repairs for other patients since," added Gerdisch. The CorMatrix ECM is derived from porcine small intestines and is processed in...

Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

...an be no guarantee of our ability to obtain or maintain patent protection for our products or product candidates. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to produce commercially successful products or maintain the commercial success of our existing products. Our stock price may be affected by actual or...

Neuroscience Researcher Has Positive Message for International Alzheimer's Awareness Week, July 6 - 12: 'Even Though World Economy is Declining, Alzheimer's Research is Advancing'

...mal, healthy individuals and those with Alzheimer's disease is the rate at which healthy neurons become overloaded with calcium. "Humans are born able to manufacture their own calcium-binding proteins but we gradually stop producing them at about age 40, and that's when our neurons start to weaken an...

Thiarabine Demonstrates a Reduction of Both Inflammatory and Erosive Disease Parameters in Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ations. "The IND for thiarabine has been transferred to Access and we have a supply of clinical-grade material." continued Dr. Nowotnik. "We should be able to start the study shortly after FDA clearance of the protocol and drug recertification." Access is actively seeking co-development partners for...

Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy

...tem cell therapy in scar tissue. "Cells of the myoblast variety seem to be able to overcome this barrier...and this is what's so exciting about the myoblas...years of research in this field. "I'll never forget the home run. We were able to show that we could grow new muscle in the center of ischemic myocardium ...

Acura and King Receive FDA Complete Response Letter Regarding Acurox(R)

...vements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risk factors include, but are not limited to, whether or when the Companies are able to gain FDA approval of the Acurox(R) Tablets NDA; whether additional clinical studies will be required to support FDA approval of the Acurox(R) Table...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Reviews Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Psychiatric Diseases

...er for the brain," says Dr. Lee. The patient is awake during deep brain stimulation surgery while a neurosurgeon implants the electrodes. Patients are able to give immediate feedback. Additionally, patients do not feel any pain during the implantation procedure since the brain is without pain receptors. ...

AcelRx Announces Positive Phase 2 Results from a Study of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTabs in Treating Post-Operative Pain

...ee replacement and major abdominal surgery studies demonstrate that a wide variety of patients experiencing moderate-to-severe post-operative pain are able to achieve significant pain relief with our non-invasive approach to patient-controlled analgesia utilizing sublingual Sufentanil NanoTabs. We are ple...

Innovative Psoriasis Treatment PSORENT(R) Announces Healthcare Cost Savings Potential Consistent with President Obama's Announcement on Healthcare Reform

... the leading non-steroidal prescription topical in treating the redness and scaling of psoriasis. "In these economic times we are thrilled to be able to offer a psoriasis medicine that does not require a prescription, is significantly less expensive than most prescription drugs for psoriasis, and pe...

HCPC Calls for Greater Healthcare Savings Through Improved Adherence to Prescription Drug Regimens

...romote the many benefits of unit dose packaging. The United States is one of only a few countries in the world where pharmaceutical manufacturers are able to ship prescription drugs in bulk containers such that the drugs must be repackaged in the pharmacy before they can be given to consumers. Bul...

Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

...ialist Dr. William B. Schoolcraft, the Nashes were able to select an embryo that met two criteria: it didn...azing reproductive medicine advances, we have been able to have a family. Without the science, Molly would...lorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) was able to allow the Nash's embryos to live longer outside...
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