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Genetic 'roadblock' hoped to inspire future type 2 diabetes research

Toronto, ON (October 2, 2007) A team of Mount Sinai Hospital researchers has found that a genetic roadblock identified in a recent study could pave the way toward novel treatments for type 2 diabetes. In the study, researchers from the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospit...

Hospice Care Eases the End for Loyal Pets

...ith Alzheimer's. "In their time of need, I couldn't turn my back on them, just like Midnight," he said. "I'm just not built that way." Koch, 52, hoped Midnight would pass away peacefully at home, but because of complications that ensued from changing a feeding tube, she died in 2007 at a nearby anima...

ORTHOWORLD Releases Position Paper on Healthcare Reform

...rately non-copyrighted to allow anyone to disseminate all or parts of it in letters to Congress, colleagues, societies or grass roots movements. It is hoped that other groups and societies will be inspired to offer their own position statements, and add data in support. "In this statement of positi...

Ferring Donates US$3 Million to the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

...education and a variety of cultural events. It will include a new, state-of-the-art museum, a textile weaving academy and a conservation centre. It is hoped that the Academy will become a destination for tourists as well as students from all over the world. Both marketing and technical assistance will be p...

President Obama Presented With Startling Book 'The Art of Conscious Parenting' by the American Foundation for Conscious Parenting

...e Plan before Congress for a vote on the first of August. It is also hoped that with this Plan, much of the present care-cost and suffering will be alleviated. It is further hoped that Mr. Obama will provide for the education of American parents, enabling...

Counterfeit antimalarial drug discovered in Ghana

... the program. "In this case, a local citizen brought the questionable medicine to one of the sentinel sites, which demonstrates one of the key ways we hoped the sites would workby becoming an integrated part of the local community that citizens would feel comfortable and confident going to with concerns." ...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. to Present at 2009 Cystinosis Research Network Family Conference

...fficient to protect essential aspects of its technology; that competitors may invent better technology; that Raptor's products may not work as well as hoped or worse, that the Company's products may harm recipients; and that Raptor may not be able to raise sufficient funds for development or working capita...

St. Jude Virologist Honored by the Royal Society

... "I am delighted and honored by the invitation to present the Leeuwenhoek Lecture," Webster said. "Presenting the lecture is something that I've hoped to do throughout my career, and this invitation is a great privilege." Webster holds the Rose Marie Thomas Chair in Infectious Diseases at St...

New research to reduce drug side-effects

...ffects on the cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems of patients. It's hoped the results will lead to better guidance for doctors on how to balance the ...terms of providing decision models for doctors and drug regulators but it's hoped this new large survey will result in a much more accurate prescription meth...

New strategies to improve treatment and ultimately prevent heart failure in children

...entify additional risk factors associated with the increased likelihood of death in these patients in the hopes of improving their outcomes. "It is hoped that these proceedings, as well as those from future Riley Heart Center Symposia, will foster collaborative projects between clinical and basic resear...
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deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

... so successful is its unprecendented size. Pooling our resources has yielded spectacular results, which is what the participants from three continents hoped for. At the same time, this study underscores the fact that rare variants may well carry a significant part of the genetic risk of schizophrenia, so o...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Receives Notices of Allowance for Two NeuroTrans(TM) Patent Applications

...ient to protect essential aspects of its technology; that competitors may invent better technology; and that Raptor's products may not work as well as hoped or worse, that the Company's products may harm recipients. and. As well, Raptor's products may never develop into useful products and even if they do,...

University of California Los Angeles Selects Velos eResearch

...hensive Cancer Center at UCLA In the late 1960s, a group of scientists and volunteers at UCLA came together to develop a cancer center they hoped would become renowned for excellence in research, education and patient care. In 1976, the cancer center at UCLA was designated "comprehensive" by t...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Patrice P. Rioux as Chief Medical Officer

...fficient to protect essential aspects of its technology; that competitors may invent better technology; that Raptor's products may not work as well as hoped or worse, that the Company's products may harm recipients; and that Raptor may not be able to raise sufficient funds for development or working capita...

Pharmaxis Announces Milestone in Phase III Trial for Cystic Fibrosis

...cer said: "We are very pleased to announce this major milestone for Pharmaxis and look forward to the results of the study with great interest. It is hoped Bronchitol will change the therapeutic landscape for people living with cystic fibrosis and provide a new therapeutic regimen that helps to prolong li...

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'

... who underwent a procedure to resurface arthritic hip bones consented to surgery with unrealistic expectations regarding outcome. While many patients hoped to return to skiing, jogging, ballet or tennis after surgery, most instead continued to experience limits on activities due to pain and stiffness. Th...

Aching Back? Cholesterol Medication Might Help

...earchers then isolated the nucleus pulposus cells and eventually added Lovastatin, hoping to optimize the properties of the regenerative tissues. They hoped to maximize the expression of collagen II and minimize the expression of collagen I, two proteins involved in facilitating bone formation. They r...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in Phase 2a Clinical Trial in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

...fficient to protect essential aspects of its technology; that competitors may invent better technology; that Raptor's products may not work as well as hoped or worse, that the Company's products may harm recipients; and that Raptor may not be able to raise sufficient funds for development or working capita...

British Midlands University Announces Use of Gene Technology to Fight Lethal Hospital Acquired Infection

...dium difficile, to discover why it causes more severe disease, kills more people, is harder to eradicate and more resistant to antibiotics. It is hoped that the study will lead to better tests to diagnose 'super' strains of C.difficile, more effective treatments and, possibly, even a vaccine to protec...

Retigabine Significantly Reduces the Number of Seizures in Adults With Inadequately Controlled Partial-Onset Epilepsy

...of the currently available AEDs regulate sodium channels or calcium channels in the brain to help reduce seizures. Given the unmet medical need, it is hoped that medications with novel mechanisms of action, like retigabine, will improve outcomes in patients with refractory epilepsy." The RESTORE 2 ...
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Artificial induction of immunity

... disease, we have increasingly induced immunity against a widening range of diseases to prevent the associated risks from the wild infections. It is hoped that further understanding of the molecular basis of immunity will translate to improved clinical practice in the future. This article places the de...

Ramón Carrillo

...ived from it, in order to fully devote himself to social medicine, often called sanitarism in Spain and Latin American countries. From this angle he hoped to flesh out his aspirations regarding health. By taking profit of the opportunity allowed by the rise of a certain political party ( Peronist Party )...
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First genetically-engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...s USA. Professor Cowman said similar vaccines had been tested in mice and offered 100 per cent protection against malaria infection. He said it was hoped the vaccine would produce similar results in humans. "Although two genes have been deleted the parasite is still alive and able to stimulate the body'...

Mystery of bat with an extraordinary nose solved

... a larger study of approximately 120 different bat species and how they use sonar to perceive their environment. Set to finish in February 2010, it is hoped the study's focus on wave-based sensing and communication in bats will help spur groundwork for innovations in cell phone and satellite communications...

UCLA cancer researchers develop model that may help identify cancer stem cells

...o grow cells in an environment that was as close to that in which the tumor grows as possible. By using the fluid from the pleural effusions, Batra hoped to be able to create a microenvironment in which the tumor cells would remain heterogeneous and enable researchers to more easily identify candidate c...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

...75 percent of their kidney function. The most reliable test, a kidney biopsy, is invasive and may result in infections and bleeding. Doctors have long hoped for better tests for early detection of kidney disease. The scientists describe tests of an experimental "electronic nose" on exhaled breath of l...

Brain-computer interface, developed at Brown, begins new clinical trial

...so to assist people with ALS, spinal cord injury and brainstem stroke to control their environment. "Through ongoing development and testing, it is hoped that these technologies will eventually help to improve the communication, mobility and independence of people with severe paralysis," Hochberg said. ...

Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental Venture Projects

...r, National Science Foundation grant to expand the number of households participating in the study. "This is precisely the result that the EVP program hoped for--giving initial funding to innovative, high-risk interdisciplinary collaborations so that they could prove their merit and successfully receive on...

Carbon measuring system to help mitigate climate change

...ay to document and compare contributions to climate change mitigation, and how appropriate land use and management can also improve livelihoods, it is hoped to make projects that address carbon impacts more attractive. The system will also provide a tool box of 'best practice' land management options and c...

New phorid fly species turns red imported fire ants into 'zombies'

...gs into their bodies. In response, fire ants withdraw to their underground nests and reduce their foraging range, he said. Once established, it was hoped that earlier releases of phorid flies would spread beyond the original release sites, and there has been evidence that they have, Ludwig said. "Pse...

Stem cell focus for IBD wound healing

... co-expressed. They will then examine diseased IBD tissue to establish whether what they have observed in the lab is occurring in reality. It is hoped the findings will lead to further clinical work to look at the possible benefits of CD24 in allowing IBD patients to more effectively manage their dis...

Gene exchange common among sex-manipulating bacteria

... the fruit fly. The findings, published in PNAS, reveal extremely high frequencies of gene exchange within this group of bacteria. In the future it is hoped that it will be possible to use sex-manipulating bacteria as environmentally friendly pesticides against harmful insects. Bacteria belonging to the...
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First genetically engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...s USA. Professor Cowman said similar vaccines had been tested in mice and offered 100 per cent protection against malaria infection. He said it was hoped the vaccine would produce similar results in humans. "Although two genes have been deleted the parasite is still alive and able to stimulate the body'...

Victhom announces completion of joint venture agreement with Otto Bock for Neurobionix activities

... leaves in Quebec's world of technology: "The members of the board all acknowledge Stephane's continued involvement and deep motivation for people who hoped to regain some mobility and well-being through the development of the device he had designed, and he is to be commended for this". Furthermore, the ...

DNA Diagnostics Center Offers Father's Day DNA Testing

...n region--probably Ireland. No surprise to him, but now he's even more secure in his heritage. "Some people find just what they expected and hoped for, and others find a few surprises. It's always great to get people's reactions to their results." DNA Diagnostics Center is offering Fathe...

CoreRx, Inc. Announces Plans for Expansions to Meet the Needs of Growing Pharmaceutical Formulation Development Business

..." Work on the 80,000 sq ft building will begin in the near future. Plans for the $5Million renovation are being completed at this time. It is hoped that portions of the building can be occupied later this year and the entire expansion can be completed in about 18 months. The average projected wage...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of DR Cysteamine for Cystinosis

...ient to protect essential aspects of its technology; that competitors may invent better technology; and that Raptor's products may not work as well as hoped or worse, that the Company's products may harm recipients. As well, Raptor's products may never develop into useful products and even if they do, they...

AIT Laboratories Announces Name, Brand Identity for New Division

...is very exciting for us - especially because it's an opportunity to build on a strong relationship with an existing partner. Internally, we had always hoped to 'find another AIT.' So when it actually happened, we were thrilled." About AIT Bioscience: AIT Bioscience, LLC, headquartered in Indian...

Rice rolls out new nanocars

... polarized signal. Since dye molecules tended to line up with the chassis, the researchers could always tell which way the cars were pointed. Link hoped cars with dye embedded into the chassis can be built that would eliminate the drag created by the fluorescent trailer. He speculated that putting six ...

New sperm shaker to improve IVF success

...ed in IVF treatment. Conception rates in both IVF treatment and intercourse are at around one in four. By selecting the best quality sperm it is hoped this new process could both increase a couple's chances of conception and give the child the best potential start in life. The research is currentl...

A New Way to Predict Outbreaks: Replikin Peptide Concentration in H5N1 Influenza Virus Genome as a Marker for Lethal Outbreaks

...l increase the accuracy of annual formulations for influenza vaccines, and will thereby hopefully reduce annual human influenza mortality rates. It is hoped that tracking replikins will save lives. Beyond prediction, this new replikin-based technology also can be applied to combat influenza -- and to dev...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Results From Diabetic Neuropathy Clinical Trial SB-509-601

... a regimen of three administrations of the maximum dose given at two month intervals would be more effective than a single administration. Finally, we hoped to gain clarity around clinical endpoints for use in the design of future studies. While this study has not added to our data around the most suitable...
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Eugenics

...ligent, a catastrophe in Darwinian terms. However, Galton did not yet elaborate on the methods which would be specifically used for this endeavor, and hoped that if social mores could change so that people could see the importance of breeding, at some point in the future a solution would be found. As fo...

Human Genome Project

...shed Celera's paper) contained descriptions of the methods used to produce the draft sequence, as well as analysis of said sequence. These drafts are hoped to provide a 'scaffold' of about 90% of the genome upon which gaps can be closed. Each draft sequence has been checked at least four to five times t...

Malaria

...he discovery of an antibody which protects against the disease. The scientists will lead a 17m European consortium of malaria researchers [2] . It is hoped that the genome sequence of the most deadly agent of malaria, Plasmodium falciparum , which was completed in 2002 , will provide targets for new d...

Marfan syndrome

...ny connective tissues are weakened, which can have severe consequences on support and stability. A related disease has been found in mice , and it is hoped that the study of mouse fibrillin synthesis and secretion, and connective tissue formation, will further our understanding of Marfan syndrome in human...

Stem cell

...wever, whether they will function correctly when used in treatment has not yet been determined. Blood supplies For many years, researchers have hoped to develop red blood cells from stem cells. In December 2004 , researchers at the University of Paris developed a way to produce large numbers of r...

Systems biology

...ationships and interactions between various parts of a biological system (e.g. organelles , cells , physiological systems , organisms etc.) it is hoped that eventually an understandable model of the whole system can be developed. Nevertheless, the complexity of even a "simple" organism like the bacte...
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Single-gene disorder

... . A disorder caused by mutation of a single gene . ... See also: single - gene disorder . Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) ... ... it was hoped that a single gene for bipolar disorder might be found, it is now ... one psychiatric illness is caused by a single gene : Huntington's disea...
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