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Horse Study: RBC Life Sciences' Antioxidant, Microhydrin, Reduced Lactic Acid Buildup and Improved Hydration During Strenuous Exercise

IRVING, Texas, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RBC Life Sciences, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: RBCL) a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements and wound care/pain management products, announced today that the company's flagship antioxidant, Microhydrin, "significantly" reduced lacti...

Intellectual Property Buildup Seminar to be Held in Detroit

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- CJPS Enterprises, LLC (http://www.CJPS-Enterprises.com ) announced today that it will be holding a half-day mini-seminar and interactive discussions about building up, or divesting of, intellectual property for companies to increase their compet...

Loss of gene leads to protein splicing and buildup of toxic proteins in neurons

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville have discovered how loss of a gene can lead to accumulation of toxic proteins in the brain, resulting in a common dementia, and they say this mechanism may be important in a number of age-related neurological disorders. In the S...

Experimental Drug May Prevent Plaque Buildup

Further study, though, could reveal pitfalls, expert warns FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug called A-002 appears effective in preventing atherosclerosis, according to a phase II study that included American and Ukrainian participants. In atherosclerosis, arte...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Vytorin and Zetia Makers Settle Class-Action Suit With Proposed $41.5 Million

...alone. The lawsuit alleges that an internal study showed the combination-drug, Vytorin was actually less effective in reducing arterial plaque buildup than Zocor alone. The study also showed that Vytorin posed serious safety concerns. Plaintiffs claim the drug makers did not disclose the results of...

Uroplasty Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results

....S. dollar against the Euro and the British pound, increased competition from a newly-introduced product against the Macroplastique product, inventory buildup in the previous quarters at one of the European distributors, a change in distributor in another European country and discontinuation of our I-Stop ur...

AstraZeneca and the Artery Explorer Take California Residents on Virtual Journey Through the Arteries

...ate attendees about atherosclerosis ("athero" for short) -- the progressive buildup of plaque in the arteries and a leading cause of coronary heart disease (CH...ogram. About Atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis is the progressive buildup of plaque -- made of fat, cholesterol, and other substances -- in the inner...

Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate

...which statin treatment has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It's also the age when the arteries begin to suffer from aggressive buildup of plaque, a process called atherosclerosis. "In that pre-pubescent to early pubescent stage, the process becomes more aggressive," Daniels said. "...

Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure

...art, which can lead to heart attack and stroke -- is the foremost cause of death among people in industrialized countries. Major risk factors include buildup of cholesterol in the arteries, age, smoking, high blood pressure, and diabetes. The committee that wrote the report reviewed several studies investi...

Studies Show Genetic Activity of Antioxidants

...e researchers used curcumin, which is a polyphenol, a form of antioxidant. Like other antioxidants, curcumin is known to help prevent against arterial buildup of plaque, the fatty deposits that eventually can block blood vessels. The molecular study was preceded by a trial in which mice given a daily curc...
Buildup in Medical Technology

Got Pain?

...thopaedics, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine, "injection therapy, such as Clostridial collagenase (a substance intended to reduce the collagen buildup in the palm and disrupt the contracted cord) has now shown promising results for patients with Dupuytren's contracture." Nerve pain ( http://or...

February 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus

... by age-related hearing loss. Exposure to loud noises also can damage hearing and lead to tinnitus. Tinnitus can be caused by something as simple as a buildup of wax blocking the ear canal. Some medications, certain antibiotics and cancer drugs can cause or worsen tinnitus. Aspirin --- taken in excessive amo...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Younger Men With Erectile Dysfunction at Double Risk of Heart Disease

...n. Some have theorized that erectile dysfunction and coronary artery disease may be different manifestations of the same underlying disease process. A buildup of plaque that can block arteries around the heart may plug the smaller penile arteries first, causing erectile dysfunction. Alternatively, arteries m...

Vermillion Renews Strategic Alliance Agreement With Quest Diagnostics, Inc.

... About Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) PAD, a serious but often asymptomatic disorder affecting some eight to 12 million Americans, is caused by the buildup of fat and cholesterol, or plaque, in the peripheral arteries, disrupting normal blood flow. Left untreated, PAD more than doubles the risk of heart a...

Stem Cell Regeneration Repairs Congenital Heart Defect

...l cycle activity and halved the fibrosis that had been developing after the initial damage. Stem cell therapy also increased stamina and removed fluid buildup in the body, so characteristic in heart failure. The researchers say their findings show that stem cells can achieve functional repair in non-ischem...

Four Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Address a Variety of Treatment Targets - Amyloid, Tau, Synapse Formation

...herapies targeting tau protein and its aggregation into the "tangles" originally discovered by Alois Alzheimer. Previous research has shown that the buildup of brain lesions known as neurofibrillary tangles, which are composed of a short fragment of a protein called tau, is correlated with increasing level...

Record 'Door-to-Balloon' Time at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas

...g our goal," Gardner said. Coronary angioplasty is a procedure in which a balloon is used to open a blockage in a coronary artery narrowed by plaque buildup on the inner walls of the arteries. Annually, more than 1 million people undergo angioplasty in the U.S., the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute...

Genta Incorporated Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Financial Results and Corporate Highlights

...g expenses for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2007 declined from their comparable prior-year periods, as the prior year included a buildup of sales, marketing and manufacturing expenses incurred in preparation for a possible commercial launch of Genasense. In addition, lower expenses in 2...

Joslin Study Identifies Key Factor That Links Metabolic Syndrome; Finding May Help Millions at High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

...ypertension, lowered HDL ("good") cholesterol and elevated triglycerides. Together these are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries that leads to heart attack and stroke. "This study clearly indicates that metabolic syndrome is not merely a co...

Simple Test Accurately Predicts Risk of Serious Jaundice in Newborns

...els of jaundice, according to researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. While neonatal jaundice, a yellowing of the skin caused by a buildup of a blood product called bilirubin, is common in newborns and usually disappears on its own, it can progress to brain damage in a small fraction of c...
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Clerz Plus Lens Drops

Description:... Clerz Plus helps retain moisture to relieve dryness and removes protein buildup from your lenses while you wear them for longer wear comfort....
Company:Alcon Laboratories

Complete brand Blink-N-Clean Lens Drops

Features:... Removes and helps prevent protein film buildup and removes the particles that can cause irritation and discomfort. Contains an ophthalmic lubricant that enhances wettability to help prevent attachm...
Company:Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.
Buildup in Medical Dictionary

Earwax buildup

Library Home > All Books > Symptoms, Their Causes & Cures > Earwax Buildup ... You may also experience earwax buildup if you were born with something called ... A complete explanation of Earwax Buildup including risks, what to expect and when to call the doctor ... Ear...

Stasis dermatitis

...sis dermatitis is a skin condition due to the buildup of fluid (swelling) under the skin. ... Pustule, P...sis dermatitis is a skin condition due to the buildup of fluid (swelling) under the skin. ... poorly nou...sis dermatitis is a skin condition due to the buildup of fluid (swelling) under the skin. ...

Respiratory acidosis

...wing two references: ... "eMedicine - Respiratory Acidosis : Article by Jackie A Hayes" ... Respiratory acidosis is a condition in which a buildup of carbon dioxide in the ... cause chronic metabolic alkalosis can also trigger respiratory acidosis . ... Respiratory acidosis is a ...

Pneumothorax

...vention ... Pneumothorax is a lung disorder in which air in the ... What is a pneumothorax ?A collapsed lung ( pneumothorax ) results from a buildup of ... Spontaneous pneumothorax can result from damage to the lungs caused by ... Pneumothorax information including symptoms, diagnosis, mi...

Peripheral edema

...sted liver, and peripheral edema ) appear. ... If a patient presents with peripheral edema , elevation of the neck veins, and a ... Abnormal buildup of fluid in the ankles, feet, and legs is called peripheral edema . ... Cho S. Peripheral edema . Am J Med. 2002; 113(7): 580-586. Schroeder BM....

Myringotomy

... Myringotomy is a surgical procedure in which a tiny incision is created in the eardrum, so as to relieve pressure caused by the excessive buildup of fluid, or to drain pus. Myringotomy is often performed as a treatment for otitis media. If a patient requires myringotomy for drainage or v...

Lymphedema

...o Prevent Complications of Lymphedema ... InteliHealth - Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information. ... Lymphedema is the buildup of fluid called lymph in the tissues under your skin ... lymphedema after breast cancer treatment ... Lymphedema (pronounced LIMF-eh...

LDL

...to reduce your risk of having a heart attack or other diseases caused by hardening ... LDL (bad) cholesterol--the main source of cholesterol buildup and blockage in the arteries ... Category I, Highest Risk, your LDL goal is less than 100 mg/dL. ... ... discusses the blood test to measure t...

Lead

... the air, water, food, soil, and even ... Lead exposure on the job can cause progressive declines in memory and learning ... For older people, a buildup of lead from earlier exposure may be enough to ... In general populations, lead may be present in hazardous ... Lead in Housing (including r...

Lactic acidosis

... Lactic acidosis is a condition caused by the buildup of lactic acid in the body. It leads to acidification of the blood ( acidosis ), and is considered a distinct form of metabolic acidosis . Tissue...
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Study: Fluid buildup in lungs is part of the damage done by the flu

COLUMBUS, Ohio In a fight against respiratory infections, the body typically produces a little fluid to help the lungs generate a productive cough. But new research suggests that the influenza virus can tip the balance toward too much fluid in the lungs, interfering with the supply of oxygen to t...

Protein sensor for fatty acid buildup in mitochondria

Just as homes have smoke detectors, cells have an enzyme that responds to a buildup of fatty acids by triggering the production of a key molecule in the biochemical pathway that breaks down these fatty acids, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This breakdown of fat...

Alzheimer's disease drug treats traumatic brain injury, report GUMC researchers

...t is also known that people who experience such a brain injury have a 400 percent increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Burns says that buildup of beta amyloid occurs in a second wave of damage that follows immediate "necrotic" death of nerve cells after traumatic brain injury. This secondary ...

Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth, Wake Forest research shows

...ld possibly offer some clue to the association. Among the malformations studied with the highest rates of preterm birth were hydrocephaly, an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain (65.2 percent); anencephaly, a defect in the closure of the neural tube during fetal devel...

Leading scientists and scholars urge action on climate issues

...". In part, the letter reads, "In many political circles around the world, the view has taken hold that nations should endeavor both to limit the buildup of carbon dioxide, the principal greenhouse gas and a by-product of burning coal, oil and natural gas, to 450 parts per million and to limit the rise ...

Rising acidity levels could trigger shellfish revenue declines, job losses

...creased CO 2 levels in the atmosphere by almost 40 percent. The oceans have absorbed about one-third of all human-generated carbon emissions, but the buildup of CO 2 in the ocean is pushing surface waters toward more acidic conditions. This "ocean acidification" creates a corrosive environment for marin...

Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways

...ease sudden blood clots in the coronary arteries, and atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaque in the arteries to the point where it interferes with blood flow....ormation of plaques," Kummerow said. "They look corrugated, and this plaque buildup continues to the point where it will stop blood flow." Trans fats contri...

Nontoxic hull coating resists barnacles, may save ship owners millions

...nkled" coating for use on ship hulls that resisted buildup of troublesome barnacles during 18 months of seawa...with the same chemical composition showed barnacle buildup after just one month in seawater. Engineers and...r with the windows open," Genzer said. Barnacle buildup also forces owners to remove ships from the water ...

Non-toxic hull coating resists barnacles, may save ship owners millions

...nkled" coating for use on ship hulls that resisted buildup of troublesome barnacles during 18 months of seawa...with the same chemical composition showed barnacle buildup after just one month in seawater. Engineers and...r with the windows open," Genzer said. Barnacle buildup also forces owners to remove ships from the water ...

NASA study says climate adds fuel to Asian wildfire emissions

...event, the region has been hit by two major dry spells and a steady upswing in fires, threatening biodiversity and air quality and contributing to the buildup of CO2 in the atmosphere. As more CO2 is emitted, the global atmosphere traps more heat near Earth's surface, leading to more drying and more fires. ...
Buildup in Biological Technology

Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in novel material

... hard to cool, because conventional thermal management strategies such as fans, fluids, pastes and wiring often don't work at these small scales; heat buildup in MEMS frequently leads to catastrophic device failure, which limits the reliability of larger systems. But the number of heat-conducting fibers ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results with Financial Tables

...ted in February 2009, the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) completed a site inspection of Sinovac in conjunction with the production capacity buildup program for Panflu, with the intention to protect China's residents if an outbreak of human bird flu should occur. In March, we received GMP certific...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

...ted in February 2009, the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) completed a site inspection of Sinovac in conjunction with the production capacity buildup program for Panflu, with the intention to protect China's residents if an outbreak of human bird flu should occur. In March, we received GMP certific...

New Discoveries on a Fingertip Test for Screening Silent Heart Disease Promising Results of Recent Clinical Studies to be Presented during the 2009 American College of Cardiology Conference, March 29th - April 1st in Orlando

...n strong correlation between low fingertip temperature rebound and high burden of coronary plaques. The lower the temperature rebound, the more plaque buildup and blockage," said Dr. Mathew Budoff, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiac CT Laboratory at Harbor UCLA. "This is truly ...

AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer

...lator that helps people visualize atherosclerosis (athero), the progressive buildup of plaque inside the arteries. The Artery Explorer kicks off its nationwide...n person. About Atherosclerosis (Athero) Athero is the progressive buildup of plaque -- made of fat, cholesterol, and other substances -- in the inner...

Video: 8-Minute Film Documentary Explores Why Humans Age

...nes, red blood cells and collagen; accumulation of these minerals once childhood growth has ceased and progressive aging, as evidenced by the buildup of cellular debris called lipofuscin; a slight decline in the rate of aging in late life, which has been correlated with reaching a steady st...

Independent Study Reveals SYNVISC(R) Offers Longer Knee Pain Relief and Greater Patient Satisfaction for Those Suffering from Osteoarthritis of the Knee

...ed. However, it may not work for everyone. The side effects most commonly seen when SYNVISC is injected into the knee were pain, swelling and/or fluid buildup around the knee. Cases where the swelling is extensive or painful should be discussed with your doctor. Other side effects such as rash have been repo...

S*BIO Completes US$26 Million Equity Financing

... the combined know how of scientific/technical expertise and management, Aravis seeks to add value to its investments by actively participating in the buildup and growth of its portfolio companies. For more information, please visit http://www.aravis.ch . About Adamant Biomedical Investments AG The Lacu...

Old and new therapies combine to tackle atherosclerosis

...d be extended by statins." The rabbits used in the study ate a high-fat diet that caused arterial plaques. The researchers detected new blood vessel buildup at the site of plaques by coating nanoparticles that were targeted to neovessels with an MRI contrast agent. When the rabbits received a single dose...

Vermillion and Stanford Scientists Receive 'Best Research Award' From the PAD Coalition

... About Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) PAD, a serious but often asymptomatic disorder affecting some eight to 12 million Americans, is caused by the buildup of fat and cholesterol, or plaque, in the peripheral arteries, disrupting normal blood flow. Left untreated, PAD more than doubles the risk of heart a...
Buildup in Biological Definition

Alpha helix

...ypeptide chain is too high. Some amino acids (called helix breakers ) like proline will disrupt the helical structure. Ordinarily, a helix has a buildup of positive charge at the N-terminal end and negative charge at the C-terminal end which is a destabilizing influence. As a result, α helices ar...

Enzyme

... are present in abundance, all pathways from C are blocked. This leads to a buildup of C, which in turn inhibits the first common committed step A->B. (3) Enz...ential amino acid phenylalanine into tyrosine does not work, resulting in a buildup of phenylalanine that leads to mental retardation. Enzymes in the human bod...
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Plaque

... carbohydrates (sugars and starches) such ... ... to avoiding plaque buildup on your ... petrified plaque ," Price tells ... Make sure you're pushing b...s and tests, symptoms, and treatment. Known as atherosclerosis, plaque buildup in the arteries can lead to various ... When talking about cholesterol an...

Peripheral protein

...oneutria nigriventer toxin-3. Phosducin family ... Peripheral myelin protein 22 is produced primarily by specialized cells called ... The buildup of unprocessed peripheral myelin protein 22 probably also disrupts ... Schwann cells are part of the peripheral nervous system that con...
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