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New therapy enlists immune system to boost cure rate in a childhood cancer

A multicenter research team has announced encouraging results for an experimental therapy using elements of the body's immune system to improve cure rates for children with neuroblastoma, a challenging cancer of the nervous system. John M. Maris, M.D., chief of Oncology at The Children's Hospit...

Video: NSF Enlists Renowned Women's Health Expert to 'School' America on Sleeping Smart

Dr. Donnica Moore Translates Sleep Facts from Fiction WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sleep Foundation announced today that, together with sanofi-aventis U.S., it has joined forces with renowned women's health expert Dr. Donnica Moore to debunk common myths and misperception...

Internews Enlists More Than 1,000 Journalists in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

ARCATA, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In some countries, lime juice is thought to ward off HIV/AIDS. In others, homosexuality is not publicly discussed. Against such a backdrop of misinformation and stigma, how can developing countries fight a virus that has already killed tens of million...

Don King Enlists Prizefighters Felix 'Tito' Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. to Strike a Blow against Breast Cancer

Promoter and Pugilists Vow to 'KO Cancer' with Susan G. Komen for the Cure NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Promoter Don King and his boxers Felix "Tito" Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. -- who will meet in a huge match staged at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 19 -- have teamed with Susan G. Komen fo...

MyCoupons, LLC Enlists Clients into the Fight Against Breast Cancer

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- MyCoupons, LLC has furthered its movement in helping to raise awareness and donations for breast cancer research. With the recent release of its Coupon Codes for a Cure Campaign, MyCoupons.com has embarked on a program that is creating a buzz among web retail...

IntegriChain Enlists Ed Casey and Associates to Drive Counterfeit and Diversion Monitoring Service

Former Procter & Gamble security executive has agreed to work with IntegriChain to enhance the company's Market Vigilance(TM) Survey Program(TM). PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- IntegriChain, Inc. the leading provider of analytic services to maximize c...

Supercomputer Grid Enlists PCs To Combat AIDS

A new project, launched with the aim to combat AIDS will exploit the unused power of thousands of individual and business computers around the world to aid research and identify drugs used to combat the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).// The Internet-based initiative, called FightAIDS@H...

Office of National Drug Control Policy Taps RIESTER creative for Use in National Anti-Meth Campaign

...cross the country in the fight against meth use. In contrast to other approaches combating meth addiction, the End Meth Now campaign inspires hope and enlists the help of loved ones in fighting the drug. "We've had the privilege of working on many successful campaigns, but feel extremely proud with ...

Cosmetic Surgery Pioneer Goes Under the Knife

...r brought to you by John Ryan, the former owner of Transform Medical Group. John has over 25 years experience in the cosmetic surgery industry and MYA enlists the experience of the very best cosmetic surgeons and medical professionals. MYA pride themselves on their commitment to high quality service and medi...

Kim Kardashian Says Real Women Keep Their Curves With 'Fit In Your Jeans By Friday'

...e Boyfriend Jean), and Backside (The High Waisted Jean). Setting Kardashian's fitness approach apart from the pack, "Fit In Your Jeans By Friday" enlists her favorite trainers, and includes "No excuse, No equipment" five minute drills - for the recession proof way to remain responsible about your health...
Enlists in Medical Technology

New Therapy Enlists Immune System to Boost Cure Rate in a Childhood Cancer

--In a First, Immunotherapy Works Against Neuroblastoma-- PHILADELPHIA, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multicenter research team has announced encouraging results for an experimental therapy using elements of the body's immune system to improve cure rates for children with neuroblastoma...

U. of Md. Researchers to Develop Devices to Revolutionize Drug Research

...ms of evidence needed to arrive at a conclusion," Bentley said. "The team aims to miniaturize and automate this process in a lab-on-a-chip device that enlists the power of microelectronics." These devices will allow multiple samples to be analyzed simultaneously. Each sample will be tested using a series o...
Enlists in Biological News

Pinhead-size worms + robot = new antibiotics

... In an advance that could help ease the antibiotic drought, scientists in Massachusetts are describing successful use of a test that enlists pinhead-sized worms in efforts to discover badly needed new antibiotics. Their study appeared in ACS Chemical Biology , a monthly journal. Freder...

Leptin's long-distance call to the pancreas

...ex machines for simple taskswould have smiled at one of leptin's mechanisms for curbing insulin release. As Hinoi et al. show, the fat-derived hormone enlists the sympathetic nervous system to prevent bone-making cells from releasing a molecule that prods the pancreas to discharge insulin. The study will ...

Powerful online tool for protein analysis provided pro bono by Stanford geneticist

...associate professor of pathology and of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine, recently launched the novel bioinformatics tool, which enlists evolution as the guide to determining the role different proteins play in a wide array of organisms. ProPhylER ( http://www.prophyler.org ), which ...

Cancer vaccines -- Taking a jab at cancer by stimulating the immune system

... and neck: Abstract 5113 Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the Gunma University School of Medicine have developed a vaccine that enlists multiple parts of the immune system into targeting p53 in head and neck squamous cell cancer. A phase I clinical trial of the vaccine is currently und...

Computer scientists join in search for ivory-billed woodpecker

...mputer by birdwatcher M. David Luneau, associate professor in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Department of Engineering Technology. Luneau enlists fellow birdwatchers to scrutinize the images stored in the hard disks for a shot of the ivory-billed woodpecker. In addition to Luneau, the Arkan...

Smokers invite to test vaccine against nicotine addiction

... UCSF's Habit Abatement Clinic is testing a vaccine that enlists help from the immune system to keep nicotine away from the brain. The vaccine is designed to help smokers quit and to limit the urge to start smoking...

In the sea slug's defense against lobsters, confusion is key

... Like many other marine creatures, Aplysia, a common sea slug, enlists chemical defenses against its predators, but the mechanisms by which such chemical attacks actually work against their intended targets are not well u...
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