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Experts Optimistic About Melanoma Vaccine

Phase 3 study reports improved survival for those with advanced disease,, SATURDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) --A vaccine for advanced melanoma has shown promise in a new study. Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. The five year-survival rates for local and metastatic mel...

Regence Optimistic About Health Industry Leaders' Pledge to Cut Health Care Costs

PORTLAND, Ore., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is from Regence BlueCross BlueShield President and CEO Mark Ganz. It is in response to today's announcement by a group of private-sector health industry leaders to decrease the U.S.'s annual health care spending growth rate to save as...

Senior Living Executives Optimistic About Future

Leaders say industry is weathering recession at national ALFA conference PHILADELPHIA , May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's leading senior living executives today expressed confidence in the state of the industry and optimism about future prospects at the conclusion of a national c...

Consumers More Optimistic than Doctors Regarding Future of U.S. Health Care Reform

- Consumers confident; doctors uncertain about progress in the next five years - FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 2,547 physicians and consumers revealed that consumers have a more positive outlook on the future of health care reform in the U.S. The ...

Duragesic Trials Continue - Plaintiffs Optimistic After Latest Recall

Lawyer who brought the first federal case against J&J prepares for next trial LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of Tuesday's Duragesic recall of over 2 million patches, lawyer Ike Gulas prepares to take the next major case against pharmaceutical g...

Swine Flu Cases Still Up, But U.S. Officials Are Guardedly Optimistic

The CDC also points to encouraging signs in Mexico, thought to be the outbreak's source MONDAY, May 4 (HealthDay News) -- The number of confirmed swine flu cases in the United States climbed Monday to 286 in 36 states. But, the revised numbers indicate catching up on a backlog of lab ...

Although Swine Flu Cases Are Up, U.S. Officials Are Guardedly Optimistic

Mexico's health secretary said epidemic in his country seems to be waning MONDAY, May 4 (HealthDay News) -- The number of confirmed swine flu cases in the United States climbed late Sunday to 245 in 35 states, according to federal health officials. But, the revised numbers reflected ca...

Americans Optimistic About the War on Cancer

Despite it being the number two killer in our nation, Americans are very optimistic about the war against cancer. In fact, according to a recent nationwide survey sponsored by Abbott, nearly two-thirds (64%) believe the scientific community is winning the war against cancer. "As an organiz...

Experts Are Optimistic Of Making Waterborne Infectious Diseases A Thing Of Past

Health experts are optimistic that ill health and death due to water borne diseases could soon be relegated to the past. // According to Alan Fenwick who had published his article in today's Science, if the partners of the global health partnerships integrate their programmes, then by 2015, ...

Doctors Optimistic on Separating the Conjoined US Twins

After 12 hours of surgery to separate four-year-old conjoined twin girls, surgeons in the US have separated their intestines and pelvis and are working// to separate their liver. The operation in Salt Lake City was billed as the first to try to separate twins who share a kidney. Kendra and Mal...

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Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

...air that they've spent so much time styling to try to hide their hair loss. It really can affect many aspects of their lives." Dr. McMichael is optimistic that research in hair loss will continue to expand in the future. She also suggested that in addition to seeing their dermatologist for proper evaluat...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

...hinkers had a 19 percent increased risk of early death, compared with their optimistic counterparts. Optimists reported having fewer health problems and...early 100,000 women age 50 and older, recently found that women who have an optimistic outlook lived healthier, longer lives than pessimistic women. During eight ...

Neuroscience Researcher Has Positive Message for International Alzheimer's Awareness Week, July 6 - 12: 'Even Though World Economy is Declining, Alzheimer's Research is Advancing'

...We have shown that normal adults can improve their memory, focus, and concentration by lowering their neuronal calcium," says Underwood. "We are very optimistic that the same compound can now be tested on Alzheimer's patients to assess their level of cognitive improvement." ABOUT QUINCY BIOSCIENCE ( www....

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...ylitis in the European Union," said Jerome A. Boscia, M.D., Senior Vice President, Clinical R&D, Centocor Research & Development, Inc. "We are optimistic that SIMPONI will be a welcome addition as a new anti-TNF treatment option for rheumatologists, and adults living with these inflammatory conditions w...

Taking Folic Acid for a Year Before Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth

...h as spina bifida," said Alan R. Fleischman, M.D., senior vice president and medical director of the March of Dimes. "Dr. Bukowski's research makes us optimistic that taking folic acid for at least one year before pregnancy also may greatly reduce the risk of premature birth and reinforces our message that ever...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

... no vaccine against malaria, a disease that kills nearly one million people every year and sickens 300-500 million more. But scientists are cautiously optimistic about the most advanced malaria vaccine candidate, which is scheduled to move into large-scale human trials in seven African countries. Earlier studie...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

...he 2D HD displays)." Kelly Smith, Chief Operating Officer at Oakwood Heritage Hospital and one of the key orchestrators of this historic event is optimistic about the future of this technology. According to Smith, "More than ever, hospitals need to be sensitive to technologies that lower costs, shorten re...

Lilly Announces Inconclusive Phase II Study Results for mGlu2/3 at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research

... and technology, and president, Lilly Research Laboratories, said, "All currently prescribed antipsychotics act on dopamine receptors. Lilly remains optimistic that the novel mechanism of compounds with the ability to reduce glutamate hyperactivity, such as our mGlu2/3 receptor agonist, will someday represent...

Independent Data Monitoring Committee Recommends Resuming Enrollment of Non-Squamous NSCLC Patients in the Motesanib MONET1 Trial

...al potential of motesanib in non-small cell lung cancer." "NSCLC continues to be an area where new and effective therapies are needed, and we are optimistic about the potential of motesanib in patients with non-squamous NSCLC," said Nancy Simonian, M.D., chief medical officer, Millennium: The Takeda Oncolo...

Cloned Human Embryos Successfully Reprogrammed Using Human - But Not Animal - Eggs

...oducing millions of patient-specific stem cell lines is commercially unviable," stated William M. Caldwell, CEO and Chairman of ACTC. "However, we are optimistic that we will soon have at least two different methods to create stem cells banks to match patients. We estimate that a bank of 100 different lines co...
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Students least informed about environmental science are most optimistic

Will problems associated with environmental issues improve in the next two decades? According to an analysis of student performance on PISA 2006--an international assessment of 15-year-olds--students who are the best informed about environmental science and the geosciences are also the most realis...

Biologists rediscover endangered frog population

...lty breeding frogs in captivity," said Jeff Lemm, an animal research coordinator for the San Diego Zoo. "We are excited by this success and cautiously optimistic we will have more eggs soon." In December 2008, researchers at the Institute for Conservation Research discovered a clutch of about 200 eggs in one ...

Reading the brain without poking it

...neurosurgeon Paul A. House, the study's lead author. "The most optimistic case would be a few years before you would have a dedicated system," he say...proven that this technology will last longer," House says. "But we are very optimistic that by being less invasive, it certainly should last longer and provide a ...

Afghanistan releases its first-ever list of protected species

... challenging times," said Dr. Steven E. Sanderson, President and CEO of WCS. "WCS believes that conservation can often serve as diplomacy, and we are optimistic that this commitment to conservation will benefit all of Afghanistan's people." In Afghanistan, species like the snow leopard are under pressure fr...

No insurance? No colonoscopy

...lping to overcome socio-economic barriers. While recognising that language, culture and economic inequality remain significant barriers, Inadomi is optimistic about "the use of new technology and techniques for disseminating information among patients and their providers", and concludes that the efficacy of ...

SRI International receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant

...of these grants are doing truly exciting and innovative work," said Dr. Tachi Yamada, president of the Gates Foundation's Global Health Program. "I'm optimistic that some of these exploratory projects will lead to life-saving breakthroughs for people in the world's poorest countries." ...

Measuring snow with a bucket, a windmill, and the sun?

...ures 0.01 inches of precipitation and is recorded to the data recorder, which transmits the data and is updated on the web every hour. "We are very optimistic about the utility of this system in other remote areas in the country and not just for snowfall measurements. It would be good for any remote site tha...

Pitt-led researchers create quick, simple fluorescent detector for TB

...nsuming and costly process. By infecting live M. tuberculosis cells with a flurophage, a quick and highly sensitive visual reading can be done. We are optimistic that we can move the diagnostic process from several weeks to several days or even hours, which could have a significant impact on treatment." ...

Einstein and Pitt researchers develop new TB test that will dramatically cut diagnosis time

... the authors of the study. "By infecting live M. tuberculosis cells with a flurophage, a quick and highly sensitive visual reading can be done. We are optimistic that we can move the diagnostic process from several weeks to several days or even hours, which could have a significant impact on treatment." "A r...

Autism Speaks funds $5 million to studies on genetic and environmental risk factors for autism

...ortant times for brain development," said Dr. Newschaffer, a professor and department chair at the Drexel University School of Public Health. "We are optimistic that this unique study, which also incorporates genetic information from parents and children, will give us an excellent chance of untangling some of ...
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Synthetech Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results

... further exemplify the benefits of our actions aimed at expanding markets, improving production efficiencies, and reducing costs. We remain guardedly optimistic about overall performance for the balance of fiscal year 2010 based on a reasonable $4.6 million order backlog, a robust project pipeline providing us...

Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months

... one of many drug companies that are experiencing delays at the FDA today and continues to press matters with the agency," Mr. Gastle said. "We remain optimistic that we will reach the market." Other Highlights The Company has reduced its overhead as we transitioned virology manufacturing into the new...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...el-eluting peripheral stent may contribute additional royalty revenue and the recent FDA approval of our Option(TM) Inferior Vena Cava Filter leave us optimistic about the second half of 2009 and 2010." Second Quarter Financial Highlights - Total revenue was $64.6 million. - Net product ...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

... are working diligently to improve the Company's financial position and are optimistic that these efforts will pay off. Thus far in 2009, we have implemented a nu...ond half of the year, we expect to see an upswing in activity and we remain optimistic about the opportunity for this business segment going forward." ...

QRxPharma Initiates Comparative Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Study for MoxDuo(TM) IV Pain Therapy

...Duo(TM) IV with QRxPharma," said Professor Dr. Edmund Neugebauer, Chair of Surgical Research at the Institute of Research in Operative Medicine. "I am optimistic that MoxDuo(TM) IV will enable doctors to provide better pain relief with fewer side effects, getting patients on their feet earlier than with existin...

Junying Yu, Leading Stem Cell Researcher, Joins Cellular Dynamics International

... Thomson, CDI's Chief Scientific Officer. "Junying could have gone anywhere, but she chose CDI, an endorsement of which I am proud. I have always been optimistic in CDI's success, however now I have great confidence. If Junying takes on a project, it succeeds." About Cellular Dynamics International, I...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings' Lead Compound, LB-1.2, Enhances the Effectiveness of Standard Cancer Chemotherapy in Animal Models

...h added "that, since LB-1.2 has a biochemical action similar to an older drug used for anticancer treatment for many years in China, we are cautiously optimistic that LB-1.2 will be well tolerated by cancer patients and hopefully, will potentially be as effective as it is in animal models of human cancer. We be...

NeurogesX Provides U.S. Regulatory Update for Qutenza(TM)

... and that any delay in the FDA's decision will be relatively short. We are optimistic that an FDA decision on our NDA may be available before the end of 2009. On the heels of our European approval, we are optimistic about the potential for a near-term announcement of an EU commercial partne...

EyeIC Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatchedFlicker(TM) Retinal Aid Detection Technology

... location on all other images in the same project. All images and annotations are saved in an electronic format and can be printed. "We are very optimistic that our MatchedFlicker technology will address the pervasive problem of early change detection in glaucoma," said Ira Wallace, CEO of EyeIC. "Curren...

Graphene may have advantages over copper for IC interconnects at the nanoscale

...t their performance is comparable to even the most optimistic projections for copper interconnects at that scale...ing technique into circuit fabrication. "We are optimistic about being able to use graphene in manufactured s...omparisons were between non-optimized graphene and optimistic estimates for copper, they suggest that performanc...
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Thomas Malthus

...llege two years later. In 1797 , he was ordained and became an Anglican country parson. Malthus's views were largely developed in reaction to the optimistic views of his father and his associates, notably Rousseau and William Godwin . In An Essay on the Principle of Population , published in 1798 , Malt...
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