National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honors VCU physician with Maxwell Finland Award for 2010
RICHMOND, Va. (Aug. 5, 2009) An internationally recognized Virginia Commonwealth University physician has been named a recipient of the 2010 Maxwell Finland
Award for his pioneering contributions that have advanced the understanding of infectious diseases, joining an esteemed group of past recipi...
Priligy(TM) (Dapoxetine) Receives First Regulatory Approvals for the Treatment of Premature Ejaculation (PE) in Finland and Sweden
BEERSE, Belgium, February 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Janssen-Cilag
EMEA, a division of Janssen Pharmaceutica N. V., announced today that
Priligy(TM) (dapoxetine) has received marketing authorisation in Finland
Sweden for the on-demand treatment of premature ejaculation (PE) in men 18-64
Karolinska Development Invests in EvoStem Finland Oy
STOCKHOLM, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweden The Swedish investment
company Karolinska Development AB has made a significant investment in
Oy that develops stem cell and other tissue engineering based
treatments for veterinary and human use.
In 2007 EvoStem Finland
World research leaders gather in Finland to accelerate the development of bioactive paper
Researchers working to develop inexpensive paper that can destroy, deactivate and detect deadly pathogens, such as salmonella and SARS, will share their expertise with the world as the first ever international conference on bioactive paper kicks off next week in Espoo, Finland. More than 80 scienc...
Pilot Study to Test Effect of Mobile Phone Transmissions On Skin To Begin In Finland
HELSINKI - The radiation watchdog in Finland
has decided to test the effects of radiation released from of mobile phones on human proteins by testing them directly on human skin in order to determine if these transmissions are detrimental to human health.//
A pilot study that is scheduled to be...
Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia
...r, who is a research scientist and epidemiologist at the Kaiser Permanente division of research in Oakland. Researchers at the University of Kuopio in finland
also participated in the study.
Total cholesterol levels of 240 milligrams per deciliter or higher in middle age were associated with a 66 percent ...
High Cholesterol in Midlife Raises Risk of Late-Life Dementia, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds
...Zhou, MS, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research. Additional funding for the study was provided by Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, the Academy of finland
Marie-Curie EST Program, the Gamla Tjanarinnor Foundation, and Stiftelsen Dementia, Sweden.
About the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research ...
Teen Behaviors Stem From Genetics, Environment
... not received as much attention historically."
In this study, Dick and colleagues analyzed long-term data gathered on more than 5,000 twins born in finland
between 1983 and 1987. The researchers focused on how genetic and environmental factors influenced behavior problems at age 12 and alcohol use at age ...
Schizophrenia Drug Got Bad Rap
...death rate compared to other antipsychotics.
For this study, the researchers looked at the cause of death in about 67,000 schizophrenia patients in finland
between 1996 and 2006. They compared mortality rates associated with use of any psychotic drugs against no use of the drugs, and also compared mortali...
Living Alone Increases Odds of Developing Dementia
...her among those who are divorced or widowed, according to a new study by Swedish and Finnish researchers.
The study included 2,000 men and women in finland
who were initially surveyed when they were about 50 years old and again 21 years later.
In addition to looking at the association between marital s...
Finland in Medical Technology
Landmark Study for GSK's Cervical Cancer Vaccine Published in The Lancet
... alone. This effect was mainly driven by protection against HPV types 31, 33 and 45.
Professor Jorma Paavonen, from the University of Helsinki , finland
-- principal investigator on the study and lead author of the publication -- commented: "The results show Cervarix (R) is highly effective against th...
deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia
...d controls from the Netherlands,
Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Russia, finland
and Spain. Bringing
together the results of different consortia established...ospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain; The
Birth Cohort; Karolinska Institutet , Stockholm; Universities
PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS
...mast cells in lung vascular remodeling and the development of pulmonary hypertension was also demonstrated in an ATS paper by researchers from Canada, finland
and Germany, nebulized DSCG may also be explored as a new therapeutic for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension," stated Dr. Wolfgang M. Kuebler, pr...
Optimer Pharmaceuticals Presents Results From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Study for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection
...a from subgroup analysis presented at 19th annual European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) meeting in Helsinki , finland
SAN DIEGO, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTR ) announced that the results from its North American P...
Trius Therapeutics Announces Presentations Featuring Torezolid Antibiotic at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
...oral session and six poster presentations at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) meeting in Helsinki, finland
May 16-19. Torezolid is a novel antibiotic that recently completed Phase 2 clinical development with potent activity against gram-positive bacteria, i...
Plasma Products Safe Despite Swine Influenza Outbreak, Assures International Biopharmaceutical Company Octapharma
...ncreased by up to 30 percent if
demand increases. Octapharma already provides 100 per cent of plasma needs
with Octaplas(R) for transfusion in Norway, finland
During the manufacture of Octaplas(R), the product undergoes a
solvent-detergent treatment that destroys the lipid enveloped memb...
NanoVibronix Receives Wound Healing Indications in Europe for its PainShield(TM) Device
... portable driver. PainShield for wound therapy will be
introduced at the upcoming European Wound Management Association (EWMA)
conference in Helsinki, finland
on May 20 - 22, 2009.
"My experience with PainShield has shown that it is one of the most
striking therapeutic modalities in chronic wound care...
New Data Show That Herceptin, Xeloda and Avastin Help Patients With Early and Advanced Breast Cancer Live Longer or Remain Disease Free for Longer
... women who were receiving pre-
operative chemotherapy alone.
- Xeloda in early breast cancer: Early data from an independent study in
and Sweden indicate that the chemotherapy pill Xeloda, which is
already proven in advanced breast cancer, may also reduce the
Cambridge Laboratories Announces Approval of Tetrabenazine in Spain
- Exclusive Distribution Rights Granted in finland
(MediFront) and Taiwan
(Giddi Pharma); Distributio...igned distribution
agreements for Tetrabenazine in finland
and Taiwan, and renewed existing
arrangements in A...ails in connection with the new licensing deals in finland
Taiwan and the renewal of existing arrangement...
Physicians' Health Study II Finds No Magic Bullet for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
...ssible effect of vitamin E on increased risk of
hemorrhagic stroke, this has been a subject of discussion ever since the
ATBC trial of male smokers in finland
reported such an effect in 1994 with
a dose of only 50 IU of vitamin E. Such an effect was not seen in numerous
other trials using higher levels of vi...
Finland in Medical Dictionary
...e for the traditional man. Shop today. Salve , Helsinki, Finland: Find photos, descriptions, maps, and expert advice on things to do in Helsinki, finland
on Yahoo! Travel. Shop Barnes & Noble for "Anime Salve " by Fabrizio De André. Find a wide selection of Italy music to choose from. ...
Finland in Biological News
A genetic link to premature ejaculation
...study, researchers in The Netherlands linked premature ejaculation to a gene for serotonin regulation in a group of two hundred men. The new data from finland
independently show a genetic link to premature ejaculation in a much larger group, and rule out environmental factors. Faculty of 1000 Medicine member...
Researchers identify a molecule that increases the risk of cardiac insufficiency
...xcellence in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Diseases], in which research groups from Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Great Britain, France, Germany, finland
and Poland are all participating. The project also forms part of the "Red Espaola de Investigacin de las Enfermedades Cardiovasculares" [Spanish Netwo...
February 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland. Pages 175-178.
Climatologists from finland
report a severe multi-centennial drought in Northern Europe. This drought o...
Matti E. Rsnen et al., Dept. of Geology, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, finland
Surficial, Quaternary glacial deposits historically have not received mu...
HWI scientist first in world to unravel structure of key breast cancer target enzyme
...one sulfatase. A number of collaborators played a role in the 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase project's early work including scientists in Canada, finland
and HWI Hauptman Distinguished Scientist Dr. William Duax. Ghosh and Osawa started to collaborate in 1995. When Osawa retired in 1998, Ghosh took the ...
New scientific knowledge on juvenile diabetes
...ch team, which consists of scientists from VTT Technical Research Centre of finland
and the Universities of Turku, Oulu and Tampere, have been published on 15 ...eam was led by Prof. Matej Oreič from VTT Technical Research Centre of finland
and Prof. Olli Simell from University of Turku. Also Professors Mikael Knip...
The Finnish Population Register Centre to Deploy Entrust EAC ePassport CA Solution
...truly ensuring that criminals cannot
circumvent border controls. We applaud finland
for making the move to EAC
ePassports as they will severely limit criminal ... well as for employees
in other organizations. The Centre is the only CA in finland
qualified certificates as specified in the Act on Electronic Si...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 3, 2008
...OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Advance toward early diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary
Journal of Proteome Research
Researchers in finland
are reporting identification of the first potential "biomarker" that could be used in development of a sputum test for early detection of chronic obst...
Genes for 9 health indicators
...rly we have to increase our efforts to understand the genetic factors involved."
The population study looked at a cohort of people born in northern finland
in 1966: the environmental exposure and genetic background of this population is relatively homogeneous and, because the sample includes almost all p...
University of Leicester professor adds new perspective to rainforest debate
...similar results were found by scientists in Brazil".
Conference participants came from Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Canada, the US, finland
and other countries.
The European Space Agency, NASA and the Brazilian Space Research Institute are currently studying possible new radar satellite...
Identification of protein able to stimulate production of T-cells
...overy by researchers of the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at the Universit de Montral in Canada and the University of Oulu in finland
published in the latest edition of the journal Immunity could help to combat age-related declines in immune response.
Thanks to the work of Dr....
Finland in Biological Technology
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Licenses MetaCore from GeneGo for Cancer Research and Diagnostics
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading
systems biology tools company, announced today that VTT has licensed
MetaCore(TM). VTT develops novel high-throughput methods for cancer
research, drug discovery and diagnostics. The focus is in investigating
mechanisms of ca...
ImmunoVaccine Technologies Partners with FIT Biotech to advance a therapeutic HIV vaccine
ABOUT FIT Biotech
FIT Biotech ( www.fitbiotech.com ) is an innovative medical biotechnology company based in Tampere, finland
and Tartu, Estonia engaged in the development and commercialisation of its proprietary Gene Transport Unit (GTU) technology and GTU product applicatio...
Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)
...ng two presentations and two posters at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) taking place in Helsinki, finland
from May 16-19, 2009.
Independent researchers, Dr. Franciose van Bambeke and Dr. Sandrine Lemaire, both from Universite Catholique de Louvain, w...
Cepheid Announces Symposium Speakers and Program Highlights for 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)
...id Diagnostics ," which the company will host at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), taking place in finland
next month. The company also announced the menu of CE IVD molecular diagnostic tests to be featured in booth #611 on the exhibition floor.
Nanotubes find niche in electric switches
...a in contact with the spinning disc," said Robert Vajtai, faculty fellow at Rice. Vajtai worked on the study with Ajayan and a group of researchers in finland
led by University of Oulu Researcher Krisztian Kordas.
The team believes that the improved contact between the surface of the spinning disc and the...
Bluegiga Provides Health Device Profile for its Bluetooth OEM Modules
...ga Technologies Inc. is the world's leading provider of
Bluetooth-based Access Solutions and Bluetooth OEM modules. The company was
founded in 2000 in finland
and has a sales office in Boston, MA, USA.
Bluegiga has an extensive network of qualified distributors and value-added
resellers in more than 50 count...
Global Confidence in Innovation Holds Despite Economy
...ted States and those in South America, had a higher level of innovation confidence than countries where secularism is valued, such as the Netherlands, finland
Overall the survey found:
The people of South American and African countries, including Colombia, Peru, Angola, South Africa and U...
Study reveals principles behind stability and electronic properties of gold nanoclusters
...imentally determined structural coordinates, an international team of researchers from Georgia Tech, Stanford University, the University of Jyvskyl in finland
and Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden set out to determine the electronic principles underlying the 102-atom gold compound and others like i...
Santen and MacuSight Announce Collaboration and License Agreement for Sirolimus in Ocular Diseases and Conditions
...panies worldwide. Santen has
subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe and Asia, including its wholly-owned Napa,
California based Santen Inc. and its Tampere, finland
based Santen OY. For
more information, visit http://www.santen.com .
MacuSight is a privately-held pharmaceutical company focused...
World Think Tank on Type 1 Diabetes Meets in Miami
...ntion of Type 1 Diabetes Olli Simell, MD, PhD, University of Turku, finland
Physician, researcher, and instructor of international stature, Dr....ng nasal insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes in children in Finland. finland
has the highest incidence of type 1 diabetes in the world.
Finland in Biological Definition
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Political culture of Canada
...bly sterilized 62,000 "unfits" as part of a eugenics program over a forty year period. Similar incidents occurred in Canada , Australia , Norway , finland
, Estonia , Switzerland and Iceland for people the government declared to be mentally deficient. Singapore practiced a limited form of "positiv...