Personalized Medicine Makes Significant Headway Following the Rapid Evolution of U.S. Molecular Diagnostics Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As early diagnosis of cancer is critical for faster cure, longer survival, and better quality of life for patients, better access to diagnostics is the uppermost priority for primary care. Innovative molecular technologies have generated a wave of cance...
UCSB scientists make headway in understanding Alzheimer's disease
(Santa Barbara, Calif.) Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered that a protein called BAG2 is important for understanding Alzheimer's disease and may open up new targets for drug discovery. They are ready to move from studying these proteins in culture to finding out how they work with mic...
Researchers Make Headway in Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy
Research has shown a way for people suffering diabetic retinopathy. The treatment envisaged assists in retarding as well as alleviating the effects of diabetic retinopathy,// which is by far the most common consequence of diabetes.
In the initial stages, retinopathy does not portray any visib...
Making Headway Against Hepatitis C
Saint Louis University Liver Center scientists are presenting research today on a more effective way to treat hepatitis C patients who have been unresponsive to current// drug therapies.
They have shown that a cocktail of ribavirin and Infergen, a highly potent Interferon, is nearly twice as...
K-State Researcher, Collaborators Study Virulence of Pandemic H1N1 Virus; Work at K-State Would Protect Pig Industry If the Virus Jumps to Swine Populations
MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Laboratory studies at Kansas State University and the work of a K-State researcher are making headway
in the effort to control the pandemic H1N1 virus.
Juergen Richt is a Regents Distinguished Professor at K-State's College of Veterinary Medicin...
Dr. Larry Brilliant Joins Jeff Skoll to Combat Global Challenges
...st making these challenges more difficult; they're putting life on the planet at risk," said Skoll. "This new organization is designed to make serious headway
on these issues by identifying and supporting the most innovative initiatives and solutions out there. I can't think of anyone better prepared to shap...
The AACR commends Senators Kennedy and Hutchison on the 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act
...and care. The 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act represents a critical step in modernizing the national cancer program and in improving our ability to make headway
in the war on cancer."
Since the United States declared war on cancer over four decades ago with the signing of National Cancer Act of 1971, tremen...
CDC analysis finds unique social and behavior intervention helps reduce MRSA rates up to 62 percent
...als saw a decline in the proportion of Staphylococcus aureus infections caused by methicillin-resistant bacteria, signifying that hospitals can make headway
in the fight against drug-resistant superbugs.
"Reports of successful multicenter interventions to reduce endemic antimicrobial resistance problems...
Successful EHR Programs turn to Orion Health to Solve the Challenge of Interoperability
... meet the demands and complexities of current and future health IT needs.
"Canada's provinces, like Alberta, have been able to make fantastic headway
toward a pan-Canadian EHR by focusing on interoperability. Orion Health technology is integrating data across many of these provinces and providing he...
Genome Study Points to New Culprit for Schizophrenia
...h schizophrenia, Need said.
The study was published Feb. 6 in the journal PLoS Genetics .
"What this means is that if we are going to make real headway
in assessing genetic links to schizophrenia, we will have to sequence the entire genome of each schizophrenia patient," Need said. "That is a tremendo...
Headway in Medical Technology
Headway in Medical Dictionary
...he What causes Rett Syndrome ? ... Rett Syndrome is a debilitating, sometimes fatal, developmental disorder that ... But research is making headway
into the Rett Syndrome mystery. ... Rett syndrome is a disorder of brain development that occurs almost exclusively in girls. ... Most cas...
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Researchers make headway in mystery of migraines
Scientists at the MUHC have made progress in understanding what causes migraines. The research, published in the new issue of the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveals how gene mutations known to cause a form of inherited migraine--the kind that cause debilitating headaches an...
K-State researcher, collaborators study virulence of pandemic H1N1 virus
... Laboratory studies at Kansas State University and the work of a K-State researcher are making headway
in the effort to control the pandemic H1N1 virus.
Juergen Richt is a Regents Distinguished Professor at K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine an...
New gene-silencing pathway found in plants
... Biologists at Washington University in St. Louis have made major headway
in explaining a mechanism by which plant cells silence potentially harmful genes.
Differential gene expression profoundly influences the way in ...
Invasion of the cane toads
...o some invasive species expand rapidly in a new environment while others do not" Scientists from the United States and Australia are beginning to make headway
on this question after analyzing how fast cane toads invaded different regions of Australia.
Using over 70 years of data on toad presences...
HIV-1 kills immune cells in the gut that may never bounce back
...ously the first question is, why" What's the mechanism"" Markowitz says.
A second paper, published online in the Journal of Virology, makes some headway
toward an answer. By examining the viral burden of DNA and RNA in cells from the GI tract, and comparing that to cells from the peripheral blood, Mark...
A transplant in time
... by transplanting (mother to daughter) a spleen, an organ that can manufacture a number of the missing proteins in some such diseases, had made little headway
due to the fact that the spleen is home to the immune system's T cells ?cells responsible for the severe immune responses against the recipient known ...
Technique speeds up detecting, treating wound bacteria
...gical wound infections commonly, and when the DoD put out a request for proposals it was an opportunity to get good funding so that we could make some headway
in this important area."
Finegold's study is a four-year project, and his team is awaiting approvals to test the real-time PCR detection method on...
Progress being made in exploring potential use of stem cells to treat heart disease
... Scientists are making headway
in exploring the potential future use of stem cells to treat heart disease, according to a review article in the current issue of Nature (June 29, 200...
Molecular thermometers on skin cells detect heat and camphor
...and one group of researchers from The Scripps Research Institute and the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF), has been making headway
in trying to understand those that mediate our sense of touch.
Touch is perhaps the most fundamental of our five senses because it works through our...
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BioCryst Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update
...s net cash use in 2009 will be between $30.0 and $38.0 million, dependent on the achievement of certain clinical milestones.
"We made significant headway
in our clinical programs in 2008 and have a cash position that will enable us to fund our clinical programs well into 2010," stated Jon Stonehouse, Pr...
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals and Cell Therapeutics to Jointly Market ZEVALIN, a Proprietary, Marketed Oncology Drug
...y the FDA in 2002, its potential
has not been fully realized. We are proud to partner with Cell Therapeutics,
which over the past year has made great headway
toward removing many of the
obstacles that have kept this important drug from patients that could benefit
from it. There are approximately one thousa...
3SBio Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Results
...ar and gross margin levels remained robust
"As we strive to position ourselves for sustainable long-term growth,
we have made significant headway
on our research and development objectives
set at the beginning of this year. Our 36,000 IU dosage formulation of
EPIAO was submitted for SFDA approva...
InfuSystem Holdings Reports 14.5% Revenue Increase and Approximately $3.6 Million of Adjusted EBITDA for the Third Quarter of 2008
...offering in order to leverage
our deep penetration into oncologist practices across the U.S."
Mr. Watkins concluded, "We are also continuing to make headway
number of operational initiatives designed to boost revenue and enhance
efficiency within the organization. These initiatives include upgraded
Wisconsin companies on the front lines in the war against cancer
...d the related explosion of knowledge about proteins, enzymes, genetic markers, targeted therapeutics and personalized medicine, researchers are making headway
along many fronts. There wont be a single cure for cancer but there may be a number of diagnostics and therapies that will help detect cancers sooner...
Broadband bill will help develop rural Wisconsin
...9.4 million subscribers. In Wisconsin, the penetration is estimated at closer to 15 percent.
While cities such as Madison and Milwaukee are making headway
in implementing wireless broadband systems, rural communities are much more likely to rely on telephone, cable or satellite systems. Fiber optic syste...
Yasnoff: Wisconsin should invest in health record bank
...that $30 million is a relatively small sum for state government to invest in the adoption of electronic health records, but not too small to make some headway
on what he considers a better idea.
Yasnoff, founder of the eHealth Trust Initiative, continues to advocate that states or regions create a central...