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Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

...ents reported no improvement or even worsening of their condition after using these alternative treatments." While topical corticosteroids (the mainstay in the treatment of eczema), antibacterial agents, topical calcineurin inhibitors and moisturizers are among the most effective medical treatments der...

Econo Lodge Hotels Team with Strikeouts For Troops to Help Consumers Send Personal 'Thank You' Notes to U.S. Armed Forces

...s Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, mainstay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands se..., Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, mainstay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend C...

Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: A Focus on Timely Diagnosis and New Therapies

...se localized edema involving the skin, airway, and visceral organs. While chronic therapy with attenuated androgens or plasmin inhibitors has been the mainstay of HAE therapy, many new therapies for prophylaxis and acute treatment are on the horizon. It is important for physicians to understand the signs and ...

Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

...se localized edema involving the skin, airway, and visceral organs. While chronic therapy with attenuated androgens or plasmin inhibitors has been the mainstay of HAE therapy, many new therapies for prophylaxis and acute treatment are on the horizon. It is important for physicians to understand the diagnostic...

St. Gallen consensus 2009: A radically different approach to treating early breast cancer

...mended for almost all patients with HER2-positive disease. The indication for use of adjuvant chemotherapy is more complex. Chemotherapy should be the mainstay of treatment for patients with triple-negative disease and conventionally is used before or concurrently with trastuzumab for patients with HER2 posit...

Protest: AHF to Renew Call for California 'Condoms in Porn' Law at Larry Flynt's Hustler/Hollywood Store

...t would require the use of condoms by actors performing in porn videos produced by California's multi-billion dollar adult entertainment industry -- a mainstay of the San Fernando Valley economy. AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the US' largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare provider, which operates the large...

Upside-down world: DNA protecting protein helps cancer drug to kill cells

...y to perform properly in cancer cells, thereby promoting tumor death. 5FU has been used in cancer therapy for more than four decades and remains a mainstay in the treatment of colorectal cancer. But precisely how the drug kills cancerous cells was not well understood. It was generally thought that as an i...

Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses

...wer strokes and reduced risk of suffering a further heart attack, compared to the traditional 'clot buster' treatment (thrombolysis) that has been the mainstay of hospital heart attack care for the past two decades. In some areas thrombolysis may be given by ambulance staff if travel times to a heart attack c...

Video: New Survey Reveals Misconceptions About Forming New Habits

...d nutrition standards. Greene has also authored a number of books and journals including five New York Times Best Sellers. "The Best Life Diet" was a mainstay on the New York Times Best Seller list for 31 weeks and was named #1 Diet Book by Consumer Reports. The Best Life Program has helped millions of peopl...

Botox Alternative May Safely Smooth Forehead Lines

...s safe and effective in reducing forehead wrinkles, a new study finds. The use of Botox to reduce forehead wrinkles and frown lines has long been a mainstay of cosmetic medicine. The medication works by preventing face muscles from contracting, an effect that lasts for several months. As an alternative ...
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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

... this approach may not be as effective as other approaches. A larger study is under way. For now, open heart surgery will continue to be the mainstay to repair and replace heart valves. As research advances, some less-invasive approaches may be viable alternatives. Mayo Clinic Health Lette...

AMT Receives EMEA Orphan Drug Designation for Acute Intermittent Porphyria

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

AstraZeneca Submits NDA for Low Dose Aspirin/Esomeprazole Combination Product

...ith continuous non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy in patients at risk for developing gastric ulcers.(1) Low-dose aspirin is the mainstay in the prevention of cardio- and cerebrovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.(2A,3A) However, even at low doses, aspirin is associated with...

Pivotal Clinical Data Published for the Only Laser Phototherapy Device Cleared by the FDA for Hair Growth

...troduced to the medical community in 2007. Since then, a large number of dermatologists have adopted the device for their patients and it has become a mainstay in their treatment protocols for this psychologically distressing condition." Mr. Stillman also noted that male pattern baldness affects more th...

Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: A Focus on Prompt Diagnosis and New Therapies

...untreated, most patients will suffer at least one acute attack per month. Chronic therapy with attenuated androgens or plasmin inhibitors has been the mainstay of therapy. However, many new therapies are on the horizon, offering hope to thousands who suffer from this debilitating disease. To address the...

Studies Show Combination Laser Therapy Effective At Clearing Acne, Reducing Oil Production

... SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From the removal of childhood birthmarks to skin rejuvenation, laser technology has become a mainstay in dermatology. Now, dermatologists are fine-tuning this technology to safely and effectively treat one of the most common skin conditions that plague...

Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

...tments for patients of all ages." Topical Corticosteroids Used to diminish the skin's inflammatory response, topical corticosteroids are a mainstay in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. Now, newer formulations of topical corticosteroids in gels, foams and oils, which have undergone specific safet...

AMT: Glybera(R) Lowers Pancreatitis Incidence Significantly

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

AMT Intends to Incorporate Additional Data to its Marketing Authorization Dossier for Glybera(R)

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

deCODE Files IND for DG071, a Novel PDE4 Modulator Being Developed for Alzheimer's and Other Cognitive Disorders

... shown in animal models to improve cognitive function with benefit similar to that of cholinesterase inhibitors such as donepezil that currently are a mainstay of therapy for memory loss in early Alzheimer's disease, yet also benefiting long term memory function in animal tests where the cholinesterase inhibi...
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EasyFlo™ Uroflowmetry System

Description:... A uroflow study remains the mainstay in a urologic workup. The EasyFlo was designed to meet physician and patient needs for an accurate, easy-to-use in-office uroflow system. EasyFlo auto...
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IsoFlex P 1644T

Features:... models) and a radiopaque suture sleeveall of which are provided in a small 7 F lead body. In addition to these advances, the IsoFlex leads offer such mainstay features as a steroid-eluting plug, Fast-Pass coating, titanium nitrade (TiN), and all-silicone insulation, for outstanding quality, performance, and ...
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Cytology

...hcare. Professionals ... "The presence of a combination of specific fragments of ... Cytology screening with the familiar Pap smear has been the mainstay of cervical ... Limitations of cytology screening are that the test is difficult to comprehend ... cytopathology ( ¦sīdōpə′thäləjē ) ( pathol...

Chronic Granulomatous Disease

... in 50%-60% of the cases as a ... Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) is a genetically determined ... Chronic Granulomatous Disease . A mainstay of therapy is the early diagnosis ... INTRODUCTION Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a genetically heterogeneous condition characteri...

Caffeine in the diet

... lose wieght fast ... up even if you have failed many times in the past. ... THE CAFFEINE DIET : SIPPING YOUR WAY TO SLIM ... Caffeine is a mainstay in the American diet . ... Caffeine in the Diet . Caffeine Intoxication and Overdose ... Caffeine can also be found in many weight loss ...

Atypical pneumonia

... Antibiotics are used to treat atypical pneumonia . ... Atypical pneumonia due to Mycoplasma and Chlamydophila usually cause milder ... The mainstay of treatment for atypical pneumonia is antibiotic therapy. ... Definition of atypical pneumonia in the Online Dictionary. Meaning of ...
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Two-pronged model could help foil tough cystic fibrosis infections

... of people with cystic fibrosis (CF), unlocking new possibilities against a tenacious and toxic hallmark of the common genetic disease. Combining a mainstay antibiotic with drugs to deprive the bacteria of iron, which facilitates their persistent growth, appears to boost infection killing, they found. T...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 1, 2009

... Journal of Proteome Research Adults facing unexpected career changes, take note. Scientists from Brazil and Cuba are reporting that honey bees a mainstay for behavioral research that cannot be done in other animals change their brains before transitioning to that new job. Appears in the current edition...

6th ESOU Meeting

...scussed during the sessions on renal cell carcinoma, meant a revolution in the field of oncology in general. These therapies appear to evolve into the mainstay of medical treatment of malignancies of the urogenital tract and are likely to convert the disease from a progressive and lethal one into a chronic, ...

New papers offer insights into process of malarial drug resistance

...h year, and in areas along the Thailand/Cambodian border multiple drug-resistant strains of the disease are becoming commonplace. With the previously mainstay antimalarial drug chloroquine nearly ineffective due to drug resistance and traditional public health approaches such as mosquito netting offering une...

Researchers find an essential gene for forming ears of corn

...ical understanding of how the different parts of maize arise--important information for a plant that is the most widely planted crop in the U.S. and a mainstay of the global food supply. The researchers found that a gene called sparse inflorescence1, or spi1, is involved the maize plant's synthesis of the...

The dietary supplement genistein can undermine breast cancer treatment

...echnic and State University and the National Center for Toxicological Research, appears in the journal Carcinogenesis . Aromatase inhibitors are a mainstay of breast cancer treatment in post-menopausal women. These drugs work by interfering with the enzyme aromatase, which catalyzes a crucial step in conv...

Vaccine against HER2-positive breast cancer offers complete protection in lab

...30 percent of all breast cancer patients. Therapies such as trastuzumab and lapatinib, designed to latch on to these receptors and destroy them, are a mainstay of treatment for this cancer, but a significant proportion of patients develop a resistance to them or cancer metastasis that is hard to treat. Thi...

Wolves would rather eat salmon

...vailable and the wolves shift their culinary preferences. According to the authors, "One might expect that wolves would move onto salmon only if their mainstay deer were in short supply. Our data show that this is not the case, salmon availability clearly outperformed deer availability in predicting wolves' u...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 2, 2008

...ses of improved diagnostic and treatment outcomes for arthritis, breast cancer, and other conditions, genetic testing is on a trajectory to becoming a mainstay of the healthcare system. But the field is poorly regulated, prompting calls for more government oversight to help ensure patient privacy and testing ...

Courtship pattern shaped by emergence of a new gene in fruit flies

...ciences. High levels of male-male courtship are widespread in many fly species, but not in Drosophila melanogaster, the tiny insect that has been a mainstay of genetic research for more than a century. In 2002, the research team of Manyuan Long, professor of ecology and evolution at the University of C...
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Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

...mics, the environment and the measurement of weed populations was an early precursor to integrated pest management (IPM) techniques that have become a mainstay of modern agriculture. "Ellery's enthusiasm for teaching and research was surpassed only by his commitment to farmers," said Don Kuhlman...

AMT Starts Preregistration Trial for Glybera(TM)

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago First Hospital to Install Innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System

...n to evaluate therapy options for the individual patient and track patient progress. In addition, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has become a mainstay in treating patients with severe heart failure when alternative treatment options have been exhausted. According to Dr. Koucheril, "The CRT respo...

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Reports Full Year Results 2008

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

AMT to Release Full Year 2008 Results on February 24, 2009

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

AMT CEO Ronald Lorijn Steps Down

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

AEterna Zentaris to Present at Upcoming RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

...ne therapy and oncology, today announced that its President and CEO, Juergen Engel, Ph.D., will take part in a panel discussion titled, "Replacing The mainstay With Newer And Better Agents" at the upcoming RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 4:30 pm (eastern time)...

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Reports Half Year Results 2008

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

AMT to Release Half Year 2008 Results on August 13, 2008

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...

AMT Appoints Director Global Marketing and Sales

...as a unique gene therapy platform that to date appears to circumvent many if not all of the obstacles that have prevented gene therapy from becoming a mainstay of clinical medicine. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to...
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Immunology

...innate immune system , and acquired or adaptive immune system , the latter of which is further divided into humoral and cellular components . The mainstay of classical immunology has been the interaction between antibodies and antigens . Without an understanding of the properties of these two biologic...
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