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Sepsis Treatment Offers Lifesaving Potential

...according to an accompanying editorial written by Dr. John A. Kellum, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Dr. Shigehiko Uchino, of the jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo. Even though preliminary, the findings "suggest a number of interesting hypotheses and should provoke furthe...

UCLA signs historic memorandum with pediatric institution in Tokyo

...h institutions around the globe, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA has signed a memorandum of understanding with the department of pediatrics at Tokyo's jikei University School of Medicine. The memorandum is the first among Mattel Children's Hospital's many planned agreements with leading institutions th...

A new indicator for esophageal varix in alcoholic disease

...e published on April 7, 2008 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology describes the predictive factors. A study was reported by Dr. Satoshi Mamori, of jikei University, in which he analyzed the background of alcoholic patients to predict the occurrence of esophageal varices. Abdominal ultrasonography (U...

A new chemotherapeutic target for hepatocellular carcinoma

...be published on 28 October in the World Journal of Gastroenterology proposes a new target for therapy. A study was conducted by Dr. Satoshi Mamori, of jikei University, in which he evaluated tumor biopsies in order to confirm the diagnosis of HCC. The immunohistochemical expression of survivin in liver...

Three-year-old Abandoned in Box Meant for Unwanted Babies in Japan

...at a pre-schooler was found left in a cardboard box kept by a Japanese hospital for unwanted babies. The drop-off was opened by the Catholic-run jikei Hospital in the southern city of Kumamoto to discourage abortions and the abandonment of children in unsafe public places. A small hatch on the ...

Novartis Drug Diovan Shows Superior Benefits

...ents by up to 40 percent. The study titled the jikei Heart Study, was based on 3,000 people aged 20 to ...bstantial long-term protection”, he added. The jikei Heart Study is the first controlled trial to asses...a AG was quoted. "The results of the independent jikei Heart Study add to the already large body of evide...

Lung cancer molecular profile discovered by researchers.

...present a new class of diagnostic and prognostic tools for lung cancer. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Columbus, Ohio; the jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; National Cancer Centre Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan; and the Centre for Cancer Research at the Nation...
Jikei in Medical Technology

First Controlled Large-Scale Intervention Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Trial in a Japanese Population, JIKEI HEART Study Demonstrates Significant Reduction in Blood Pressure and Protection of Organs with Valsartan

Unprecedented Evidence for the Effectiveness of Hypertension Treatment Valsartan in Preventing Cardiovascular Events in Japanese Patients TOKYO, April 26, 2007 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The clinical outcomes of the JIKEI HEART Study, the large-scale clinical trial headed by the Jikei University Schoo...

Diovan Achieved 40% Reduction in Stroke and Cardiovascular Events in Landmark Jikei Heart Study

Independent Japanese study demonstrates dramatic benefits of adding Diovan to conventional therapy Study halted early due to superior outcomes for Diovan patients BASEL, Switzerland, April 27, 2007 - New findings from the independent Jikei Heart Study, published today in The Lanc...

Diovan Achieved 40% Reduction in Stroke and Cardiovascular Events in Landmark Jikei Heart Study

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  • Jikei in Biological Technology

    Wisconsin entrepreneurs need to self-promote like coastal rivals

    ...customers. Today, Gregg Favalora's 3-D imaging company, Actuality Systems, counts the University of Tennessee, the National Institutes of Health, jikei University, the University of Ottawa, NASA, Kyoto University, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, the US Army Research Laboratory, Nissho Internationa...
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