Counterfeit antimalarial drug discovered in Ghana
Rockville, Md., July 22, 2009 Quantities of a prescription medication used throughout the world for treating malaria have been identified as lacking any active ingredient and presumably counterfeit. These are being removed from the market in Ghana, where they were discovered
recently and confirme...
New role discovered for molecule important in development of the pancreas
PHILADELPHIA For years researchers have been searching for a way to treat diabetics by reactivating their insulin-producing beta cells, to no avail. Now, they may be one step closer. A protein, whose role in pancreatic development has long been recognized, has been discovered
to play an additiona...
New arenavirus discovered as cause of hemorrhagic fever outbreak in South Africa and Zambia
May 28, 2009Scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, the South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases of National Health Laboratory Service (NICD-NHLS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Roche's 454 Life Sciences Corporation have dis...
PA's First West Nile Positive Sample of 2009 Discovered in York County
State Officials Remind People to Eliminate Standing Water to Reduce Risk of Disease
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State officials today reported the first finding of West Nile Virus in Pennsylvania of 2009 -- the earliest in years -- and reminded residents of steps they c...
New Treatment Discovered for Restless Legs Syndrome Improves Sleep
SEATTLE, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A drug widely used to treat seizures and anxiety appears to be an effective treatment for restless legs syndrome (RLS) and helps people with the disorder get a better night's sleep, according to a study that will be presented as part of the Late-break...
AstraZeneca Licenses Novel Antidepressant Compounds Discovered by Mayo Clinic and Virginia Tech Collaboration
Agreement includes research collaboration to generate follow-up TRI compounds
WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca, Mayo Clinic, and Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties Inc. today announced that AstraZeneca has licensed a portfolio of preclinical Triple Reuptake In...
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VisEn Molecular Imaging Technology Enables Key Insights Into Newly Discovered Biologic Pathway Published in SCIENCE
BEDFORD, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VisEn Medical Inc., a leader in fluorescence in vivo imaging from research through medicine, announced today that scientists reporting in the July 31 issue of SCIENCE have discovered
a key disease-related biologic pathway using an integrated and ...
Photos: Peptides Discovered to Alleviate Chemotherapy Side Effects
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Milk. It does a body good. And
now it's doing it even better than originally thought. After years of
research, scientists at OncoNutrition(TM) have discovered
peptides found in
cow's milk that stimulate the body's own production of antioxidants.
Tainted Chinese Food Ingredients First Discovered in 2005
Wide-spread ingredient quality concerns forced TSI Health Sciences to change direction.
MISSOULA, Mont., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2005, TSI Health
Sciences, a well-respected $50 million dietary supplement industry
ingredients supplier based in Missoula, ...
Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria
...swire/ -- Today scientists reported that they have discovered
the origin of malaria, one of the deadliest diseas... several new parasites from chimpanzees. The newly discovered
parasites show that malaria jumped from animals to...rs for the last 5 million years.
The newly discovered
parasites not only demonstrate how malaria origina...
Telik Announces Publication of Positive Phase 1 Results of a Multicenter Study of Ezatiostat Hydrochloride (TELINTRA(R), TLK199) Tablets In Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome
... TELCYTA((R)), a tumor-activated prodrug for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Telik's product candidates were discovered
using its proprietary drug discovery technology, TRAP((R)), which enables the rapid and efficient discovery of small molecule drug candidates.
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 la...
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Endermologie® Anti-cellulite and Body Contouring Massage Machine
In its original form Endermologie® was used to rehabilitate scars, burns and damaged muscular tissue when a surprising side-affect was discovered
- the reduction of cellulite and significant inch loss from the body....
Description:...ate measurements of intraocular pressure (IOP). IOP remains the single most important metric for the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. However, as discovered
in a large, randomized, five-year National Institute of Health (NIH) study published in mid-2002, the patients central cornea thickness (CCT) is an im...
Access Hybritech® free PSA Test
Description:...ostate cancer detection.
PSA exists in multiple forms in the blood. Most is bound to proteins, but some is free-floating. In the early 1990s, it was discovered
that measuring the ratio of "free" to "total" PSA could further help in distinguishing prostate cancer from benign prostate disease.
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...of the nervous system , makes the brain react as if there were an internal organ disfunction or massive internal bleeding .
Abtissue pathology was discovered
and first recorded by Dan Brolynstein in conjunction with the Harvard Veterinarian Medical School. These diseases first disable the immune system b...
... symptoms they caused in the healthy: e.g. James Lind in 1747 systematically tested several common substances and foods for their effect on scurvy and discovered
that lemon juice was specifically active; he clearly did not select lemon juice because it caused symptoms in the healthy man, either similar or oppos...
Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition
DSI was discovered
in 1992 by two different laboratories (Pitler &...suppression of inhibition, or DSI. While initially discovered
in CA1 neurons of the hippocampus and Purkinje cel...s presumed to be responsible for mediating DSI was discovered
by three separate groups in 2001. Wilson & Nic...
...which is used to increase the production of milk in humans and other animals. It may be synthetic , plant-derived, or endogenous .
Most of those discovered
have been found to interact with the dopamine system in such a way to increase the production of prolactin endogenously.
Examples include Dompe...
...on of disease by bacteria, and then the discovery of antibiotics shortly thereafter around 1900. The first of these was arsphenamine / Salvarsan discovered
by Paul Ehrlich in 1908 after he observed that bacteria took up toxic dyes that human cells did not. The first major class of antibiotics was the s...
...ral stimulant properties used in Caucasus mountains . Most scientists agree that people observed wounded animals frequenting caves with mumijo and so discovered
the substance. Similar substances are used for medicinal purposes throughout Tibet.
A lot of scientific research on mumijo has been done in the USS...
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West Nile Virus
...can a community do to reduce the risk of an outbreak of the West Nile virus ? ... West Nile Virus West Nile virus was first discovered
Uganda in 1937, and has recently spread ... Michigan Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Case in 2004 ... West Nile virus is not spre...
...ssue falls down (prolapse) through the female ... A ureterocele may be discovered
before the baby is born (during a ... Penn State Hershey Medical Center... A ureterocele occurs in the lower part of the ... A ureterocele may be discovered
before the baby is born (during a pregnancy ultrasound) ... Pediatric...
... of biochemical reactions occurring in many animals that produces urea (NH2)2CO from ammonia (NH3). This cycle was the first metabolic cycle discovered
. In mammals, the urea cycle takes place only in... An urea cycle disorder or urea cycle defect is a genetic disorder caused by a deficie...
... for Medical Education and Research) ... ClinicalTrials.gov: Duodenal Ulcer (National Institutes of Health) ... Kennedy Terminal Ulcer , first discovered
by Karen L. Kennedy RN, CS, FNP In 1977 ... at the First National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel in Washington D.C. ... Read all about ulcers . ...
...ribes the rare, genetic disorder that causes growths in the brain, eyes, heart, kidney, skin, or lungs. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) was discovered
in the 1880's by a French ... Clonality of tuberous sclerosis hamartomas shown by non-random X-chromosome ... Tuberous sclerosis informati...
...er is an unusual disease because it was first discovered
in 1915 and ... first description of trench f...er is an unusual disease in that it was first discovered
in 1915 and ... Graham's clinical description of ...s in which ... The pathogen of Q fever was discovered
in 1937, when Frank Macfarlane Burnet and ... hens...
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Newly discovered gene fusion may lead to improved prostate cancer diagnosis
Researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have discovered
a new gene fusion that is highly expressed in a subset of prostate cancers. The results may lead to more accurate prostate cancer testing and new targets for potential treatments. Experts believe that gene ...
New monkey discovered in Brazil
NEW YORK (JULY 7, 2009) -- The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today the discovery of a new monkey in a remote region of the Amazon in Brazil.
The monkey is related to saddleback tamarins, which include several species of monkeys known for their distinctively marked backs. The ne...
Newly discovered snow roots are 'evolutionary phenomenon'
It may not be the Yeti, but in a remote region of the Russian mountains a previously unknown and entirely unique form of plant root has been discovered. Lead Scientist Professor Hans Cornelissen and his Russian-Dutch team describe this finding today in Ecology Letters .
The root belongs to the...
Enzyme involved in inflammatory bowel disease discovered at Penn State College of Medicine
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine, working with biochemists, geneticists and clinicians at the University of Bern, Switzerland and in the United Kingdom, have discovered
an enzyme that has a key role in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The team, co-led by Judith Bond, Ph.D., Distingui...
Newly discovered reactions from an old drug may lead to new antibiotics
A mineral found at health food stores could be the key to developing a new line of antibiotics for bacteria that commonly cause diarrhea, tooth decay and, in some severe cases, death.
The trace mineral selenium is found in a number of proteins in both bacterial cells and human cells called sele...
Newly discovered epidermal growth factor receptor active in human pancreatic cancers
Finally some promising news about pancreatic cancer, one of the most fatal cancers, due to the difficulties of early detection and the lack of effective therapies: Johns Hopkins University pathologist Akhilesh Pandey has identified an epidermal growth factor receptor aberrantly active in approxima...
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National Stem Cell Holding in Final Stage Negotiations for Exclusive Licensing of its Recently Discovered Biomaterial for Anti-Aging Applications
This development places National Stem Cell in the sector for Anti-aging
products and services, presently a $30 Billion Market, and one of the Biggest Marketing Opportunities in the U.S. Today
MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Stem
Cell Holding, Inc. (O...
National Stem Cell Holding Announces Patent Application for Newly Discovered Cellular Derived Biomaterials for Anti-Aging Applications
MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Stem
Cell Holding, Inc. (OTC: NHGI.PK) today announced the filing of a
provisional patent application for a newly discovered
biomaterials, derived from the company's stem cell and progenitor cell
lines, that may stimulate ...
ChemoCentryx Demonstrates Recently Discovered Chemokine Receptor CXCR7 is Essential in Tumor Growth
Characterization of Receptor's Central Role in Cancer is Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemoCentryx, Inc., a
clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing
No small measure: Origins of nanorod diameter discovered
Troy, N.Y. A new study answers a key question at the very heart of nanotechnology: Why are nanorods so small?
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered
the origins of nanorod diameter, demonstrating that the competition and collaboration among various mechanisms of atomic...
OncoGenex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...pment and related costs and partnering decisions regarding OGX-427 and OGX-225. Key intellectual property related to OGX-011, OGX-427 and OGX-225 were discovered
by the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Prostate Centre, and were exclusively licensed to OncoGenex.
More information about OncoGe...
Telik Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...nd TELCYTA(R), a tumor-activated prodrug for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Telik's product candidates were discovered
using its proprietary drug discovery technology, TRAP(R), which enables the rapid and efficient discovery of small molecule drug candidates. Addition...
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Anti-JIP 1 / 2 (SH3) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone ZMD.177 from Invitrogen
Description:...the brain, particularly in the adult cerebral cortex and hippocampus. All JIP1 isoforms inhibit JNK signaling when overexpressed. A recent study has discovered
a direct interaction between JIP1 and amyloid-b-precursor protein (APP), the precursor to the b-amyloid peptide that comprises the amyloid plaques cha...
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...roscope carried the refutation further. In 1683 Antoni van Leeuwenhoek discovered
bacteria, and it was soon found that however carefully organic matter might..., say, half an hour seemed an efficient mode of sterilization, until it was discovered
that the spores of bacteria are so involved in heat-resisting membranes, th...
Sir Alexander Fleming ( August 6 , 1881 – March 11 , 1955 ) discovered
the antibiotic substance lysozyme and isolated the antibiotic substance...happened entirely by accident during the 1920s . The first, lysozyme, was discovered
after mucus from his nose dropped into a bacterium laced Petri dish (he...
...n the human body.
The first effective antibiotic discovered
was penicillin . French physician Ernest Duchesn...out against bacteria. New antibiotics were rapidly discovered
and came into widespread use, and a new era of res...t biological revolution; but in the process it was discovered
that the susceptibility of bacteria to many compou...
...n environmental samples and the peculiar species Nanoarchaeum equitans , discovered
in 2002 by Karl Stetter , but their affinities are uncertain.
Woese argu...breaking research on extremophiles continues to this day, with the recently discovered
22nd genetically encoded amino acid – pyrrolysine – from th...
...f global species diversity vary from 2 million to 100 million species, with a best estimate of somewhere near 10 million.
New species are regularly discovered
(on average about three new species of birds each year) and many, though discovered, are not yet classified (an estimate gives that about 40% of fresh...
...NA and Nucleic acids
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There seems to be no reference whatsoever to Dr. Wilhelm Schuessler, who discovered
the 12 essential mineral elements of which the body is both composed and requires for life. Schuessler was a German Scientist, homoeopath and Medical...
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..., favored by alternating purines and pyrimidines, is ... Z-DNA , a long-known but still mysterious alternate configuration of DNA, is ... Z-DNA , discovered
by MIT's Rich in 1979, is an alternate zig-zig-shaped form (or " ... One type reacts with both denatured DNA and Z-DNA . ... preferential binding ...
... (NH2)2CO from ammonia (NH3). This cycle was the first metabolic cycle discovered
. In mammals, the urea cycle takes place only in... An urea cycle di... and even ... urea cycle is the first of the two major metabolic cycles discovered
by Hans Krebs. ... To summarize, parts of the urea cycle occur in 2 ...
...il is a common and naturally occurring pyrimidine derivative. Originally discovered
in 1900, it was isolated by hydrolysis of yeast nuclein that was found ... derivatives, and ... Uracil is a planar, ... Uracil was originally discovered
in 1900 and it was isolated by hydrolysis of ... As stated, uracil pair...
...New Tumor Suppressor Gene ... Tumor suppressor genes encode proteins that normally serve as a brake on cell growth. ... Scientists have discovered
that specialized complex sugar molecules that anchor cells into place act as tumor suppressors in breast and prostate cancers. A tumor sup...
...ca. Assorted References site-specific recombination ( in nucleic acid (chemical compound): Site-specific recombination ) ...to another, as first discovered
in corn (maize) during the 1940s and ’50s by Barbara McClintock, whose work won her a Nobel Prize in 1983. Most, if not... HyperMu™ MuA Transposas...
...lement data as they become available ... Transposable Element Sequences Used in Distance Calculations ... W hen transposable elements were discovered
in maize by Barbara McClintock ... molecular consequences of transposable element activity on host gene expression ... Encyclopedia artic...