SCAI: CARDia Data Find Diabetic Patients With Complex Heart Disease Can Safely Choose PCI
At One Year, Angioplasty and Stenting Matches Bypass Surgery for Safety and Effectiveness in Patients with Complex Medical Condition
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with both diabetes and
advanced blockages in at least three heart vessels will find
good news in
new findings a...
Dallas Researchers Find Compression Stockings Improperly Used
DALLAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Graduated compression
stockings, one of the tools used to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in
hospitalized patients, are often incorrectly fitted, putting patients at
risk for potentially-deadly blood clots, according to researchers at
Pediatric Researchers Find Possible 'Master Switch' Gene in Juvenile Arthritis
PHILADELPHIA, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found
that a gene region known to play a role in some varieties of adult
rheumatoid arthritis is also present in all types of childhood arthritis.
The researchers say the responsible gene may be a "master switch" that
helps turn ...
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital Surgeons Find BSGI Effective in Determining Extent of Breast Cancer in Patients With Known Diagnosis
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of surgeons from
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital (Portland, Oregon) have found
Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) has a significant value in the
pre-operative assessment for the extent of breast cancer in patients with
known diagnosis. The fin...
Data Published at ASCO Find Correlation Between ChemoFx(R) Assay and Significantly Improved Overall Survival in Patients With Ovarian Cancer
Analysis Reveals Overall Survival Could be Extended if Patients Receive the Most Effective Treatment Identified by ChemoFx
CHICAGO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision Therapeutics Inc. announced
today that the ChemoFx(R) Assay, a cell-based test that examines the
response of a specific...
Colorado Cancer Research Program Will Host Golf Event to 'Drive' the Message that Clinical Trials Play a Vital Role in the Quest to Find a Cure for Cancer
DENVER, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Colorado Cancer
Research Program (CCRP) invites golfers to participate in its second annual
"Drive for a Cure" Golf Tournament on May 19 at the Valley Country Club,
14601 Country Club Drive, Aurora. The private club is one of Denver's
Mayo Clinic Studies Find REM Sleep Behavior Disorder is Associated with Other Features of Neurodegenerative Disorders
ROCHESTER, Minn., April 15, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three new
Mayo Clinic studies find
that REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behavior
disorder is associated with anxiety, apathy, lower scores in attention and
executive functioning, as well as symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The
Karmanos Researchers Find Non-Toxic Agents Added to Conventional Chemotherapy Decrease Survival of Colon Cancer Cells
SAN DIEGO, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented findings
showing that adding curcumin or resveratrol to conventional chemotherapy
could be effective in preventing the growth of chemo-resistant colon cancer
Surgeons Find That Laparoscopic Banding Procedure Helps Overweight Adolescents Lose Weight and Improve Health
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of
overweight children in the United States approaches epidemic proportions,
one group of surgeons is taking an active role in researching new ways to
reduce obesity rates in children. Evan Nadler, MD, and colleagues at the
New York ...
Boston University Biomedical Engineers Find Chink in Bacteria's Armor Find
Could Lead to More Effective Antibiotics Against 'Superbugs'
BOSTON, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biomedical researchers at
Boston University's College of Engineering may have discovered the path
toward developing better drugs capable of defeating so-called "superbugs,"
Researchers Find Surprising Pattern of Influenza Spread in South
America and Tropics
BETHESDA, Md., March 20, 2007--Researchers studying influenza
transmission patterns in the Southern Hemisphere and in tropical
areas, specifically Brazil, uncovered the unexpected finding that
each season influenza travels from low populated regions near the
equator to the more populated centers. ...
Leukemic Cells Find Safe Haven in Bone Marrow
St. Jude study shows mesenchymal cells in bone marrow supply
leukemic cells with the amino acid asparagine, restoring this
critical nutrient when it is depleted by the cancer drug
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 22, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The cancer drug
asparaginase fails to help cure some child...
Ulcerative Colitis (UC) Sufferers Find UC Quite Disruptive to Many
Aspects of Daily Life
UC's Overall Psychological Toll Is Greater Than for Asthma,
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Migraines
WAYNE, Pa., May 17, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three out of
four ulcerative colitis (UC) sufferers (73 percent) responding to a
new nationwide survey say not feeling well has become a normal part
Stanford Researchers Find Brain Pathway of Depression in Rats
STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 5, 2007 - Scientists' hunt
for the cause of depression has implicated so many suspects and
found so many treatments with different mechanisms that the
condition remains an enigma. Now researchers at the Stanford
University School of Medicine have identified on...
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Announce Innovative Diabetes Drug Discovery and Development Partnership
...in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 research. The mission of JDRF is to find
a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Type 1 diabetes is a disease which strikes children and adults suddenly and...
Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial
...ncer patients," said Robert C. Bast Jr., M.D., vice president for translational research at M. D. Anderson and the paper's senior author. "We need to find
out as promptly as possible whether new therapies will help. Zero Delay is a significant step in that direction. Close cooperation allowed us to elimi...
Is Your Hair Taking a Break?
.... She also suggested that in addition to seeing their dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment, women who are bothered by their hair loss can find
help through the many support groups that are available to patients on the Internet.
Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy o...
Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight
...versity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine published the study July 10 in the online version of the journal Diabetes .
"It's a bit unusual to find
a gene linked to both prenatal events and to a disease that occurs later in life," said study leader Struan F.A. Grant, Ph.D., a researcher at the Cen...
Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
... is to prevent osteoporosis and related fractures, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and to find
a cure through programs of awareness, advocacy, public and health professional education and research. More information is available at www.nof.org...
July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals
...moves energy from the practitioner to the recipient, strengthening and reorienting the recipient's energy flow within and around the body. Some people find
healing touch relaxing. There's little evidence to suggest other health benefits.
Qi gong: The Chinese word "qi gong" combines the term "q...
National Cancer Institute Research Identifies Unique Mechanism of Brostallicin's Anti-Tumor Effectiveness
...iology approach to drug development, combining pharmacogenomics and bioinformatics with experienced preclinical, clinical, and regulatory expertise to find
and exploit a specific cancer's 'context of vulnerability.' Specifically, SM defines the molecular and genetic alterations (context) that cause cancer...
Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease
...e living to older ages, there is an urgent need to find
demonstrably effective Alzheimer's prevention ther...er nationally and internationally in the effort to find
answers to disorders of aging including Alzheimer'...ing and early detection of Alzheimer's disease and find
effective disease-stopping and prevention therapie...
Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference
...t disorders. With that knowledge we may be able to find
ways to reduce the increased risk of dementia asso...eveloping Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. find
out more by visiting the Alzheimer's Association a...udies Initiative to begin to address this problem. find
out more at 1-800-272-3900 or www.alz.org.
deCODE Discovers Second Common Genetic Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
... the major AF and stroke variant
discovered by deCODE on 4q25. Indeed today's findings are the result of
deCODE's program to build on this work and to find
new risk variants. After
expanding their genome-wide association study in Iceland, the deCODE team
took the top SNPs outside the 4q25 region and typed...
PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it
...ementia," 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 Risk of De...
Dry Mouth Linked to Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs
... diagnosis, treatment, management and overall coordination of services related to patients' oral health needs. Learn more about AGD member dentists or find
more information on dental health topics at www.knowyourteeth.com .
June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates
... mild to severe.
Patients should work with a low-vision specialist to determine the best tools and how to use them. In many cases, patients will find
vision aids that allow them to maintain independence.
Magnifying eyeglasses. They are stronger than prescriptio...
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'
...f the volunteers reported less forgetfulness, 81% reported they required fewer reminders to complete daily tasks, and 74% reported improved ability to find
the correct words in a conversation."
Underwood says a key difference between normal, healthy individuals and those with Alzheimer's disease is t...
Clay Walker's Band Against MS Foundation Donates $150,000 To Support Multiple Sclerosis Research
...le against MS," said Walker, who was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in 1996. "My hope is that our support will help researchers find
the cause of and ultimately a cure for MS."
"Clay and his organization have demonstrated amazing dedication to not only the researchers in the a...
deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia
...may well carry a
significant part of the genetic risk of schizophrenia, so our next task is to
use the ever more affordable sequencing technologies to find
more of them,"
said Kari Stefansson, CEO of deCODE and corresponding author on the paper.
In the first phase of the study, the deCODE-led SGENE...
New Data Supports Significant Economic and Clinical Value of MENOPUR(R) in IVF
...ity treatment such as IVF today", says Clare Lewis-Jones
from Infertility Network UK. "Despite the economic downturn, we see that
couples will somehow find
the money for treatment, although many have to make
sacrifices in order to do this - it's a question of priorities and the
opportunity of having a fam...
ADHD Genes Found; Known to Play Roles in Neurodevelopment
...k for a specific disease. "When we began this study in 2003, we expected to find
a handful of genes that predispose a child to ADHD," said study co-leader P...
"As we delve into the genetics of very complex diseases such as ADHD, we find
many contributing genes, often differing from one family to another," added...
CoAxia, Inc. Announces $21.5M Series D Financing
...very large, global, untreated population. We had been following CoAxia's progress for many years and we felt it was the right time to get involved. We find
the NeuroFlo technique very compelling, given its ease of use, excellent safety profile and impressive early clinical results. If the SENTIS trial is ...
Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis
... Smith are collaborating on a more formal study of the link. One goal is to find
a marker that will help urologists decide which patients may benefit from a... To learn more about IC, successful treatment techniques and initiatives to find
a cure, visit www.ichelp.org .
About the Interstitial Cystitis Asso...
Alfacell Provides Shareholder Update
...act in the field of oncology giving those patients debilitated by these dreadful cancers the opportunity to live meaningful lives while we continue to find
better therapies and one day a permanent cure for cancer.
President, Chief Operating Officer
New Safety Regulations Drive Greater Need for Resources and Expertise at Every Stage of Clinical Development
...g and analysing post-approval safety data will
better ensure the public's confidence in a product's true safety profile. The
real challenge will be to find
better tools and novel approaches to implement
the requirements of regulations efficiently and cost effectively," says Dr.
Suzanne Gagnon, Chief Medic...
Value of Genetic Testing for Preventing Blood Clots Unproven, According to New AHRQ Study
...of which will be published in the June 17 issue of JAMA , also failed to find
any benefit from genetic testing of family members of patients who have at ...ported Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center in Baltimore, failed to find
any studies that directly addressed the effect of genetic testing on patien...
UPCI Joins ExCell Research Study Using Stem Cells for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients
...ation is a life-saving treatment for many types of
leukemia and lymphoma. However, more than half the number of patients in need
of a transplant can't find
matching bone marrow donors. Cord blood could be
an alternative of choice.
Previous research has shown that umbilical cord blood stem cells off...
Research: Popular Diabetes Medications Associated with Increase in Bone Fractures
.... only 10 percent of control patients. Researchers concluded that the findings support the value of the pharmacies engaging with physicians when they find
patients who are lacking important therapies.
Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) is a leading health care company, ser...
Heart Disease Treatment Breakthrough
...solated for its health-promoting
properties from the Mediterranean diet ( http://www.ateronon.com/ ).
Until now, scientists have been unable to find
a way of modifying
lycopene molecules so they can be readily absorbed into the human body.
Researchers from Cambridge Theranostics Limited (CTL...