Newly Published Article Details How PGS Techniques Directly Effect Successful Pregnancy Outcomes
Fertility and Sterility Publishes Article Underscoring Importance of PGD Technique and Method
LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of fertility experts, who pioneered the development of Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS), are sharing the step-by-step best practices and expla...
Study Shows How Defective DNA Repair Triggers Two Neurological Diseases
St. Jude scientists' findings in ataxia telangiectasia-like disease and Nijmegen breakage syndrome offer insight into the links between brain disease and cancer vulnerability in people carrying the diseases
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at St. Jude Children's...
St. Jude Study Gives New Insights Into How Cells Accessorize Their Proteins
Researchers have determined how
an enzyme that stitches all-important
molecular adjustments onto proteins contorts itself to regulate its own
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital investigators have gained new insight into how
Vision Problems Affect How Children Learn Math Skills
AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In the most recent issue of
Optometry & Vision Development, two articles were published by German
scientist and researcher, Dr. Burkhart Fischer and his team which found
that children with vision problems have a hard time learning basic
mathematical skills ...
Research Explains How Advanced Prostate Cancer Becomes Resistant to Androgen-Deprivation Therapy
Findings suggest androgen production occurs within metastatic prostate tumors
SEATTLE, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 70 years the treatment of
choice for advanced, metastatic prostate cancer has been
androgen-deprivation therapy. That is, the suppression ...
Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.
Awards go to researchers in CA, FL, IN, ME, NC, NY, SC, VT and WA;
Studies explore how
games can increase physical activity and enhance
prevention, self-management of health conditions
PRINCETON, N.J., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert Wood
Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced today...
St. Jude Study Shows How T Cell's Machinery Dials Down Autoimmunity
Immune cells adjust their function like a radio dial, not an on/off
light switch; a discovery that hints at how
autoimmune disease may develop
late in life
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital study shows that T cells, the body's master ...
deCODE Obesity Study Sheds Light on How Genetics Affects Risk and Onset of Common Diseases
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper
published online today in the journal Nature, a team of deCODE scientists
detail a major mechanism through which genetic factors contribute to major
public health problems. In its work on the inherited components of dozens
Looking Older? How Square is Your Jaw Line?
Lower Jaw Grows as We Age, Becomes Squarer, Makes You Look Older, ASPS
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your face
may be giving away your age, and it has nothing to do with wrinkles,
sagging skin or droopy eyelids. A study in January's Plastic and
Help! I'm Sick. How Do I Handle My Diabetes?
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Runny nose. Upset
stomach. Whatever illness it is, it can make you feel miserable. It is hard
enough to be under the weather but it is even more difficult to handle
being sick if you have diabetes.
According to the American Diabetes Associ...
Most Women With HIV and Their Health Care Providers Have Not Discussed How HIV Might Affect Them Differently Than Men
Survey Shows Nearly Three-Quarters of Women Struggle in Managing Their Daily Lives
ATLANTA, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings from the Women Living
Positive survey show a communication gap between women living with HIV and
their health care providers when it co...
Clinical Trial Effectiveness: How Pharmas & Biotechs Save Cost with Savvy Investigator Management
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 33% of
pharmaceutical and biotech companies are able to identify clinical
investigators 50% faster than their industry peers. These companies are
able to significantly reduce clinical trial costs while improving quality
by employing on-going...
Researchers Discover Method for Identifying How Cancer Evades the
PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2007-- One of the fundamental traits of a
tumor – how
it avoids the immune system – might become
its greatest vulnerability, according to researchers from the
University of Southern California. Their findings,
demonstrated in human breast and colorectal cancers, ...
Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases
...d an episcleral drug reservoir, holds the potential to fundamentally change how
we deliver medications to the eye for diseases like macular degeneration, d...ity to deliver medication to the affected organ, could be a huge advance in how
we currently treat cancer," Dr. Murphree said. This work is done in conjunc...
Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating
.... "This ability to be calm and observant during physical discomfort teaches how
to maintain calm in other challenging situations, such as not eating more e... disinhibition - eating even when full;
awareness - being aware of how
food looks, tastes and smells;
external cues - eating in response to...
Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009
...storical performance and project its future operating results and cash flows. Further, the presentation of Isis' pro forma results is consistent with how
Isis' management internally evaluates the performance of its operations.
Regulus Therapeutics Inc.
DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families
...and exclusive licenses. Life Technologies was created by the combination of Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems Inc. For more information on how
we are making a difference please visit our website: www.lifetechnologies.com.
ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer
KRAS mutation-detection testing is just one example of how
ARUP Laboratories can partner with laboratories and hospitals to improve pa...g reduce over-, under-, and misuse of laboratory tests. To learn more about how
ARUP Laboratories can help your laboratory, please visit www.aruplab.com/...
Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria
...he newly discovered parasites not only demonstrate how
malaria originated, but represent potentially powe...GVFI virus hunter Nathan Wolfe, Ph.D., has studied how
this happens -- and how
frequently it happens -- and has identified a numb...
Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial
...of Biopharmaceutical R&D: Is Biotech Different?" Managerial and Decision Economics 28 (2007): 469-479.]
"Project Zero Delay demonstrates how
we can shrink the time it takes to bring new drugs to cancer patients," said Robert C. Bast Jr., M.D., vice president for translational research at M....
Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia
...althcare professionals the opportunity to rethink their overall approach to how
they treat schizophrenia by using long-acting therapies," said Husseini Man...(TM) can make some people feel dizzy, sleepy, or less alert. Until you know how
you are going to respond to INVEGA((R)) SUSTENNA(TM), be careful driving a ...
Online H1N1 Management: FairChoice Helps Schools Respond to Infectious Disease on Campus
..."to develop and implement a system to track and report (to the local health department) influenza-like illness ... and communicate with students about how
to prevent the spread of disease" ( http://cdc.gov/h1n1flu/college-alert.htm ). FairChoice Health will also allow campus health officers to manage...
British Woman Celebrates a Year of Living Cancer-Free
.... Scott said.
Her good health and good mood mark a sharp change from how
she felt when she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) four year...really upset," she said of her second relapse. "I don't want to think about how
it felt. I don't want to feel like that again."
After the transplant...
Popular Breast Cancer Drug Used with Certain Antidepressants Puts New Jersey Women at Risk
...dicine that was presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It was the largest study to-date looking at how
these drugs impact breast cancer recurrence rates when taken with tamoxifen.
Antidepressants are often prescribed when women receiving tamoxi...
Is Your Hair Taking a Break?
...s a very misunderstood condition, both in terms of how
people see their own hair loss and how
physicians who are not dermatologists approach hai...ho is experienced with the product and can explain how
it works and off-set any known side effects -- suc...
Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight
...he development of type 2 diabetes also predisposes children to having a lower birth weight. The finding sheds light on a possible genetic influence on how
prenatal events may set the stage for developing diabetes in later childhood or adulthood.
Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadel...
Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
...otional and financial disruption of a broken bone in my life," said Pat Lindamood. "Women who suffer from osteoporosis like me must be proactive about how
they manage their bone health before they break a bone. I encourage them to be more proactive in speaking with their doctors and seeking information ...
Dirucotide Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint in Phase III MAESTRO-01 Trial in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
...at-is-ms/four-disease-courses-of-MS/index.aspx . Accessed on 7.20.09
(viii) Multiple Sclerosis Society. "Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: how
do you know when you have become
secondary progressive?" Available at http://www.mssociety.org.uk/doc_store/SecondaryProgressive.pdf . Accessed...
Video: New Dove(R) Body Washes with NutriumMoisture(TM) Restore Skin's Natural Moisture
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, all regular body washes caused dry skin damage. Now, Dove has discovered how
to restore skin's natural moisture while cleansing with body wash. Current body washes actually damage proteins and lipids in the skin's outer layer,...
Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage
...r future application in human patients with heart failure.
The new work adds a second compound to the heart-regeneration toolbox, and reveals how
both periostin and NRG1 work at the cellular and molecular level, an essential step in predicting possible side effects. Both compounds ultimately act...
July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals
...ll harbor bacteria that can cause food poisoning. The July issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource provides an overview of food storage safety and how
to avoid bad bacteria, such as E. coli and salmonella.
Safe food storage matters. While diarrhea and vomiting caused by food poisoning usua...
July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair
...Heart Valves -- Without Open Heart Surgery
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- New, less invasive ways to repair heart valves may fundamentally transform how
this lifesaving procedure is performed. The July issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter looks at new technologies under study to repair heart valve diso...
Awardees for the 2009 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Announced
...'s work should contribute to the growing understanding of the mechanisms on how
probiotics work in GI disorders.
The Global Probiotics Council (GP...global advancement in this growing research field is a key to understanding how
probiotic food might contribute to good health in all ages.
New Results From ARTEN Study of Nevirapine Plus Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor Regimen of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Plus TDF/FTC Revealed
...at can cause death. These reactions occur most often during the first 18 weeks of treatment, but can occur later. Patients need to ask their HCP about how
to recognize symptoms of skin and liver problems. VIRAMUNE should be discontinued and not restarted in patients who have any of these reactions.
Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Schedules July 20, 2009 Teleconference and Webcast Discussion of Contrave(R) Phase 3 Results
...trials, and Empatic(TM) which is in the later stages of Phase II development. Both product candidates take advantage of the Company's understanding of how
the brain appears to regulate appetite and energy expenditure, as well as the mechanisms that come into play to limit weight loss over time. Each prod...
Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease
...cades before the onset of symptoms. They have suggested the importance of conducting prevention trials starting in late middle-age, and also suggested how
brain-imaging techniques could be used to evaluate these treatments without having to study thousands of people or wait many years to see which people...
Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference
...imer's diagnosis, care, treatment, and prevention. how
fast we get there depends completely on investment...n in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's, but how
the drug produces these benefits remains unclear. ...nexpected as most Alzheimer's drugs are tested for how
much they can lower beta amyloid levels.
Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science
"We're measuring hand size, hand position and how
hard they're hitting the keys," Patterson said. "O...e using sensors on the players' hands that measure how
far the hands must move to reach some of the chord...piano pieces. Sensors under the piano keys measure how
hard the player strikes the key while playing.
University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test
...he 13 high-risk HPV types included in the HC2 test, reflecting false positive results in the HC2 test.
"This is another example of how
the precision of PCR-MS can be applied to solve important medical and scientific problems," said Charles Cantor, PhD, chief scientific officer of SEQU...
Fruitfly Model of a Neuropathic Disease Demonstrates Novel Role for Proteins in the Family of aTyr Pharma's Product Class
...troduced into the Drosophila genome, the flies develop neurological defects that correspond to CMT in humans. While we are still trying to understand how
mutations in the tRNA synthetase gene disrupt the neurological system of a complex organism, this study showed that there are neurological functions e...