Ovarian Cancer Breakthrough Heralds New Era of Treatment
Scientists identify cause of deadly tumors and predict life-saving developments could follow
WEDNESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- Canadian researchers have zeroed in on the cause of a deadly type of ovarian cancer, a finding that could lead to successful treatment of the rare granulo...
Landmark Research Heralds New Era in Dog Heart Treatment and Longer Life for Dogs
INGELHEIM, Germany, September 11 /PRNewswire/ --
- For Non-US Healthcare Media
- Global QUEST Study Reveals Dogs With Congestive Heart Failure Have
Significantly Improved Survival Outcomes With Vetmedin(R) (pimobendan)
Veterinarians and dog owners are today welcoming new research that
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
Wet weather in some parts of the US and Canada heralds
the menace of mosquitoes. The month long heavy rains have sent floodwaters rushing through large areas in both the countries . It has also left puddles of standing water all over the place, leading health officials to warn against the dangers ...
Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment
Canadian researchers have found that cells of the immune system can circulate throughout the body and attack cancerous tissues, if they are properly trained.
Led by McMaster University's Jonathan Bramson, the researchers are now working to accelerate the ongoing immune system research thr...
Emerging Research Heralds New Era of Breast Cancer Management
Aggressive research currently underway brings hope of dramatic advances in breast cancer management, according to a new review//. The review reveals that new approaches in breast cancer imaging, investigations into the timing of chemotherapy, and research on breast cancer vaccines may lead to excit...
Frost & Sullivan European Gastroenterology Technology Implementation of the Year Award Bestowed on Crospon
...f the sphincter region during surgery. The evaluation of the gastroesophageal junction by EndoFLIP(R), in tandem with direct endoscopic visualisation, heralds
the emergence of a novel paradigm of diagnostic assessment known as functional endoscopy.
"Crospon's solution is easy to deploy and is also cost...
Breathing life into injured lungs: World-first technique will expand lung donor organ pool
...ue to treat and improve donor lungs.
Dr. Marcelo Cypel, a transplant surgical fellow at TGH, echoed Dr. Keshavjee's sentiments. "This new technique heralds
the beginning of a new era in transplantation since it has allowed us to progress from preserving donor lungs to actually being able to repair some of...
Visionary Undertaking for Global E-Health Education
...materials in 22 languages.
Former CDC Director Dr. Jeff Koplan calls Health Sciences Online (HSO) "a
visionary undertaking" and the World Bank heralds
it as "globally
democratizing health science knowledge." HSO is expected by the World Health
Organization (WHO) "to make a considerable contribution t...
Broccoli compound targets key enzyme in late-stage cancer
Firestone, Bjeldanes and their colleagues showed that I3C inhibits the enzyme elastase, which at high levels in breast cancer cells heralds
a poor prognosis: decreased response to chemotherapy, reduced response to endocrine treatment and reduced survival rates.
Elastase is an enzyme tha...
ASGE encouraged by drop in colorectal cancer deaths
... OAK BROOK, Ill. November 26, 2008 The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) heralds
the recent news of a decline in U.S. cancer deaths and incidence rates, with colorectal cancer among the top three cancers with significant declines. ...
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Procyon P3000 Binocular Pupillometer
Description:... The P3000 heralds
a new concept in pupillometry, designed around the highly acclaimed and bench-marked binocular infrared optical system developed for the P2000. We ha...
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Darwin anniversary heralds new conservation research era for Northern Ireland
On the bicentenary of the birth of eminent biologist today (Thursday) Charles Darwin a new 2m research contract has been launched to conserve and protect Northern Ireland's natural heritage.
Queen's University Belfast and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) have teamed up to form the...
UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is a widespread infant illness that has been linked to asthma and can be deadly but may be curable by the development of this new vaccine technology by the Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre and The University of Queensland's Faculty of Biological...
Personalized medicine: Innovative online journal leads the way
...ase pathologies. This has allowed for the development of novel genetic therapies to treat a wide range of inherited disorders.
The new genomic era heralds
earlier diagnoses, greatly improved prevention and treatment of diseases and enhanced avoidance of side effects from drugs.
Now, the latest informa...
Energy Biosciences Institue named "Deal of Distinction" by tech-transfer group
...d any patents which develop from this work belong to the university. The integration of university and BP employees within the Institute is unique and heralds
a very different model of academia-industry collaboration."
Awards also were given in four other sectors of the organization, representing consumer...
Air-purifying church windows early nanotechnology
... you heat up everything, which is a waste of energy.
"Once this technology can be applied to produce specialty chemicals at ambient temperature, it heralds
significant changes in the economy and environmental impact of the chemical production."
AGU journal highlights -- August 6, 2008
... 1. Recent African drought heralds
drier conditions to come
Human-induced climate change is projected to cause drier conditions in the midlatitudes. To assess whether the onset of ...
Dawn of human matrilineal diversity
The timing of these events coincides with the onset of the Late Stone Age in Africa, a change in material culture that many archaeologists believe heralds
the beginning of fully modern human behavior, including abstract thought and complex spoken language.
Previous studies have shown that while human po...
Most common lung cancers may begin in newly discovered cells
... of the journal Cell.
"The work of Bender Kim and colleagues represents not only a leap forward in our understanding of lung tumorigenesis, it also heralds
the arrival of a valuable mouse model for identifying those cells that should be the targets of therapeutic intervention," wrote Anton Berns of The Ne...
Chromosome Deletion Predicts Aggressive Neuroblastoma
...sk cancer to overtreatment.
Oncologists know that amplification, an abnormal increase in the number of copies, of a cancer-causing gene called MYCN heralds
a high-risk, aggressive cancer. However, a significant number of neuroblastomas are aggressive without having amplified MYCN. "The deletion of genetic...
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World BioBank(TM) Launch Benefits Advanced Medical Research
...nclude inventory tracking, processing, storage and shipment. "World BioBank opens the opportunity for patient-specific, targeted therapies and as such heralds
a new era of scientific commitment to research and personalized patient care," announced Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, President of ACORN.
World Gene Therapy Market to Reach $484 Million by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
...mber 4, 2008 -- Advancements in gene therapy have provided useful data, which has helped in understanding the pathogenesis of diseases. The discipline heralds
a significant potential for the biotechnology industry over the next 20 years, as the approach moves from research labs to clinical trials. Proteins a...
Stem Cells Illuminate Early Stages of Human Development
... MADISON - When introduced to the world in 1998, human embryonic stem cells were considered heralds
of a new age of transplant medicine. The prospect of an unlimited supply of cells and tissue of all kinds to treat disease captured public imagination...
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...am, at least as a method of studying evolution .
History and contributions
A few inventions of the pre-digital era were early heralds
of humankind's fascination with artificial life. Most famous was an artificial duck, with thousands of moving parts, created by Jacques de Vaucanson...