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Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced promising data from a clinical study showing patient-specific cancer vaccines derived from patients' own cancer cells and immune cells were well tolerated and resulted in impressive lo...

Groundbreaking Paper Publishes Long Term Results of a Successful Phase I Clinical Trial Using Autologous Neural Stem Cells to Treat Parkinson's Disease

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists announced today the publication of a landmark peer-reviewed paper in the February issue of the Bentham Open Stem Cell Journal which outlines the long term results of the world's first clinical trial using autologous neural stem cells for the trea...

Boston Scientific Submits Final Modules to FDA for Approval of Second-Generation Small Vessel and Long Lesion Stents

Journal of American College of Cardiology publishes positive ATLAS clinical data NATICK, Mass., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the final modules of the Company's...

Study Found That Long Term Use of Advair Diskus(R) 250/50 Did Not Adversely Affect Bone Loss in Patients with COPD

- Study showed no consistent differences in bone mineral density at the lumbar spine and total hip between Advair Diskus 250/50 (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) and salmeterol - Study provides support for long term use of Advair(R) in patients with COPD PHILADELPHI...

Going Beyond 'Spa Day': Giving Women the Opportunity to Do Something Proactive Which May Lead to Long Term Health Benefits

C'elle Discovers Stem Cells Found in Menstrual Blood May Offer Long-Lasting Therapeutic Effects for Time-Pressed Women OLDSMAR, Fla., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Time. It is a precious commodity. Yet most women would agree that there never seems to be enough of it. And the small amount...

Leukemia Drug Proves Safe and Effective Over the Long Term

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The drug imatinib mesylate, more commonly known as Gleevec(R), proves safe and effective over the long term in patients with an advanced form of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), according to a study prepublished online in Blood, the official journa...

Groundbreaking Study Proves Personalized Diet Based on Genetics Leads to Significant Advances in Long Term Weight Management and Blood Glucose Levels

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sciona, Inc., a leader in the science of nutrigenetics, today announced the results of a pivotal study published by Nutrition Journal, which demonstrates substantial advances in long term weight management and blood glucose levels as a result of personal...

Framingham Study Shows Parents Who Live Long Pass On Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

BETHESDA, Md., March 13, 2007--New evidence suggests that if you could choose your parents, you could reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Researchers from the long-standing Framingham Heart Study (FHS), a program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Insti...

Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. Announces Positive Results for Udenafil, Its New Long Acting Drug For Erectile Dysfunction

All Endpoints Met - Up to 88% Efficacy SEOUL, Korea, March 28, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. announced today that it has completed a 340 patient phase 2b "at-home" clinical study for udenafil, its new long acting (12 hour half-life) oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor ...

Ceregene Presents Long Term Follow-Up Data From Phase 1 Trial of CERE-120 Demonstrating Improved Motor Function in Parkinson's Patients

Encouraging Results Prompted Phase 2 Study Now Underway at Nine Centers SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 16, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, today presented long term follow-up data from a Phase 1 clinical trial of CERE-120, a gene therapy product in development for the t...

Pharmexa A/S (DK) - Long lasting immune response and survival to RAS vaccine

Summary: Follow-up RAS data presented at ASCO HORSOLM, Denmark, June 4, 2007-Professor Trond Buanes today gave a presentation titled "RAS peptide vaccination in resected pancreatic cancer patients - persistence of anti tumour response and long term survival" at ASCO's (American Society of Clinic...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...to the blood stream. This new delivery system is a safe and non-invasive way to deliver effective doses of medications to the interior of the eye over long periods of time (weeks to months). Currently drops, periocular injections and intraocular injections are used to deliver medications to the eye but ge...

Study Shows Brain Fitness can Save Medicare Billions

... SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Just ten hours of the right brain fitness exercises can have a significant and long lasting impact on healthcare costs and outcomes, according to a study recently published in BMC Health Services Research, a leading peer-reviewed heal...

British Woman Celebrates a Year of Living Cancer-Free

...nsplantation. Ms. Scott underwent three to four sessions of chemotherapy -- she can't remember the exact number and doesn't want to reflect too long on such a painful part of her past -- but the cancer returned. Her doctors treated the recurrence with an autologous bone marrow transplant, bu...

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

... eliminate ethnic and racial health disparities. Through its extensive affiliation network involving five hospital centers in the Bronx, Manhattan and long Island - which includes Montefiore Medical Center, The University Hospital and Academic Medical Center for Einstein - the College of Medicine runs one...

Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists for Mixed Results in Improving Appearance of Skin

... use a topical retinoid," said Dr. Parsons. "When it comes to minimizing the cumulative effects of sun damage, an ounce of prevention really does go a long way." For more information on improving the appearance of your skin, go to the "AgingSkinNet" section of www.skincarephysicians.com, a Web site...

Treatment Shows Excellent Results for Providence Tarzana Patients Following Cardiac Arrest

...lves working with paramedics to apply hypothermia treatment en route to hospitals, Dr. Brewster said. "We've done cooling measures for quite a long time, but there's never been a concerted effort to go hospital-wide with the process so that anyone who has a cardiac arrest in the local community or...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

...tility. Endometriosis is commonly diagnosed through laparoscopic procedures that are painful and invasive. Additionally, women often face an unusually long delay from the onset of their symptoms to diagnosis, with an average delay of ten years. This partnership will support an exciting new area of...

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

...y. "As the debate continues nationally about health care reform, we're already on the cutting edge with this new look at delivering health care," Dr. long said. "We've been invited to address a number of meetings of business and medical societies." "The goal is to reduce the disconnects in health ...

Schering-Plough Announces U.S. Filing of Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate Combination for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

...ct your health care provider immediately if you or your child have been exposed. Patients who use inhaled steroids, including ASMANEX, for a long time may have an increased risk of decreased bone mass, which can affect bone strength. Patients who are at increased risk of decreased bone mass shou...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

...000 IU a day. Vitamin E: Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects red blood cells and may play a role in the body's immune function. It's long been thought that diets rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin E, could help lower the risk of some cancers and heart disease. Recent studies suggest t...

Cardica Announces Publication of Pivotal PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System Clinical Trial Results

...eliminates the need to clamp the aorta required for hand-sewn connections," commented John D. Puskas, M.D., chief of cardiac surgery at Emory Crawford long Hospital in Atlanta and principal investigator of the EPIC trial. "Overall, Cardica's PAS-Port system provides a safe and reliable alternative to hand...

Accent on Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Medical Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

... patients with Artefill due to its proven success and effectiveness for the long lasting correction of wrinkles. Dr. Rosenberg commented, "Artefil...t absorbed by the body and therefore provide the support the skin needs for long lasting natural feeling results. This is different from temporary dermal fi...

R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. Completes Phase 1 Clinical Study on RK-023

...etic alopecia as soon as possible. Note: Androgenetic alopecia: Due to the influence of male hormones during and after puberty, thick and long hair does not regenerate but is replaced with thin and short soft hair, and consequently the hair follicles become atrophied, reducing the quantity of...

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

...that a decrease in bone density may compromise the long term success of the primary surgery and may increa... These results indicate the potential for improved long term biologic fixation with Trabecular M etal i...d stress-shielding, and the potential for improved long term implant fixation. Trabecular Metal implant...

Teeth and Gums Also Benefit from the Healing Power of Aloe Vera

... CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Recently, aloe vera ...

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

...e translational process. About University of Arizona The University of Arizona is one of the nation's leading public universities, with a long history of academic excellence, research innovation and a student-centered approach. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities,...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Over $2 Million for Validation of 10 Parkinson's Therapeutic Targets

...inued to identify novel targets in recent years through genetic, biochemical and epidemiological studies, a lack of funding for validation studies has long been a major roadblock to the efficient translation of these discoveries into practical therapies that benefit people living with PD. The Fo...

Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science

...here are 30 students, and we're gathering enough data to keep me busy for a long time. We can easily have two more dissertations' worth of material." ...oskeletal problems. We've partnered to look at this. Hopefully we'll have a long history together." This dual-campus project has since grown, thoug...

University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test

...he incidence of cervical cancer over the years, it typically misses about 10-20% of cases that should be further evaluated. Physicians have long known that HPV infection in the cervix is associated with nearly 100% of cervical cancers. A decade ago, the first test for HPV DNA, the HC2 test, wa...

Ipsogen Reports Incorporation of the Genomic Grade in the 2009 St. Gallen International Consensus Meeting on the Primary Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

...individual patient." About tumoral grade Tumoral grade is a pivotal phenotypical feature of invasive breast cancer, which contributes to long term patient prognosis. European and US guidelines consider tumoral grade as one of the most important drivers in treatment decision, and several care...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports

... KEYSTONE, Colo., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Replacing a joint in any part of the body often leads to a long recovery process and the possibility of not being able to return to a sport or activity. However, a new study presented at the American Orthopaedic ...

ASMANEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Dry Powder Inhaler) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Patients

...Contact your health care provider immediately if you or your child have been exposed. Patients who use inhaled steroids, including ASMANEX, for a long time may have an increased risk of decreased bone mass, which can affect bone strength. Patients who are at increased risk of decreased bone mass shou...

Rigel's R788 Significantly Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2b Clinical Trial

... clinical trial. * The results presented are based on an intention to treat analysis that includes all randomized patients, regardless of how long treatment lasted. Any patient who dropped out of the study for any reason, or for whom month 6 data were unavailable, was considered a treatm...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

...like symptoms and aching joints. Prevention -- Protective clothing, long sleeves and long pants tucked into socks or shoes can keep bugs at bay. Insect repellants co...

Relievant Medsystems Announces Completion of $20 Million Financing

...984 and now has more than $840 million under management. ONSET Ventures focuses exclusively on information and medical technology start-ups and has a long history of successful ventures in each of these sectors. www.onset.com About Emergent Medical Partners Emergent Medical Partners is a l...

New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

...ients will experience atrial fibrillation over the long term. The report, which compared radiofreque...conduct two post approval studies (PAS) to collect long term safety data. The mandated studies apply only ...on catheters. The study will also collect data on long term safety (adverse events) data, such as death, ...

New Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Join TI Pharma by Signing Two New Projects

... of new blood vessels. Furthermore, angiogenesis is an early event in the development of tumors, being already switched on in pre-cancerous events and long before visible or clinically relevant tumor mass is present. Schaapveld: "These two features make angiogenesis an ideal target for the development of ...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Recruitment of Second 100 Patient Cohort in Phase II DVT Prophylaxis Study With TB-402

...t of the first cohort of 100 patients ahead of schedule. TB-402 is a novel, long acting anticoagulant that is being developed for the prevention of deep vei...on with BioInvent International; these include TB-402 (Anti-Factor VIII), a long acting anticoagulant, and TB-403 (anti-PlGF) for cancer. ThromboGeni...

deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

...lating immune response. This lends support to previous research suggesting a possible environmental link between schizophrenia immune response. It has long been known, for example, that a disproportionately large number of schizophrenics are born in the winter and spring, when influenza rates are usually ...
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