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$1 million grant to RI Hospital M.D. for primary care melanoma screening training program

Providence, RI Rhode Island Hospital dermatologist Martin Weinstock, MD, PhD, has received a $1 million, 2-year Team Science Award grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to serve as principal investigator to develop a training program for primary care physicians to improve melanoma screening i...

FDA Approves LIVALO(R) for Primary Hypercholesterolemia and Combined Dyslipidemia

MONTGOMERY, Ala. and MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Kowa Research Institute (KRI) based in Morrisville, NC and Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. (KPA), a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in Montgomery, AL, announced today that the U.S. ...

Fox Chase researchers identify differences in treatments and outcomes of patients with second primary lung cancers versus those with one primary lung cancer

SAN FRANCISCO (August 1, 2009)Patients with second primary lung cancers (SPLC), when compared to those with one primary lung cancer (OPLC), are more likely to have localized disease at the time of diagnosis and are more likely to receive surgical treatment rather than radiation treatment. However,...

Clinical Trial by Licensee Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint

PASADENA, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AutoImmune Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AIMM) today announced its licensee, BioMS Medical Corp., and Eli Lilly and Company reported that dirucotide did not meet the primary endpoint of delaying disease progression, as measured by the Expan...

Errors in diagnosis of depression lead to over and under diagnosis in primary care

A meta-analysis of more than 50,000 patients has shown that general practitioners (GPs) have great difficulty separating those with and without depression, with substantial numbers of missed and misidentified. GPs looking for depression make more misidentifications (false positives of depressi...

New survey report: Primary care emphasis included in workplace wellness programs

Study shows increase in incentives to keep employees healthy, from average of $204 in 2008 to $329 in 2009 Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- As politicians and policymakers debate how to structure and pay for clinical prevention and chronic disease services within...

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Dirucotide Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint in Phase III MAESTRO-01 Trial in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

INDIANAPOLIS and EDMONTON, Alberta, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) and BioMS Medical Corp. (TSX: MS) today announced that dirucotide did not meet the primary endpoint of delaying disease progression, as measured by the Expanded Disability Status Scale (...

Ipsogen Reports Incorporation of the Genomic Grade in the 2009 St. Gallen International Consensus Meeting on the Primary Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

MARSEILLE, France, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ipsogen SA (Alternext: ALIPS) today reported that the St. Gallen International Consensus Panel on the Primary Therapy of Early Breast Cancer indicated for the first time that the Genomic Grade could be considered as an adjunct to the histolo...

Jazz Pharmaceuticals and UCB Announce Second Phase III Study of Sodium Oxybate in Patients With Fibromyalgia Meets Primary Endpoints

Preliminary top-line results of second Phase III study show highly significant decreases in pain and fatigue and improved daily function in fibromyalgia patients and confirm results from the first Phase III study PALO ALTO, Calif., and BRUSSELS, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- press releas...

MADIT-CRT Trial Meets Primary Endpoint

Landmark trial shows Boston Scientific CRT-Ds slow the progression of heart failure in asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic patients NATICK, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) and the University of Rochester Medical Center today announced th...

Micromet's Blinatumomab Achieves Primary Endpoint in Phase 2 Study with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients

German Multicenter ALL Study Group Presented Data at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association Showing High Response Rate in Patients with Minimal Residual Disease BERLIN, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing ...

Mayo Researchers Help Discover Genetic Cause for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

ROCHESTER, Minn., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have discovered a novel molecular path that predisposes patients to develop primary biliary cirrhosis , a disease that mainly affects women and slowly destroys their livers. Primary biliary cirrhosis has no known cause. The fi...

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Anterior mediastinal mass

... Main article: thymoma Most common primary anterior mediastinal tumor (20%) in adults but rar...n article: lymphoma Secondary most common primary anterior mediastinal mass in adults. Most are seen..., and non-Hogdkin's in all age groups. Can also be primary mediastinal B cell lymphoma with poor prognosis (8...

Autoimmune regulator

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Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

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European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

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Family history (medicine)

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Primary

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Zinc

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Yawning

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Wheezing

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New type of drug shrinks primary breast cancer tumors significantly in just 6 weeks

Berlin, Germany: A drug that targets the cell surface receptors that play an important role in many types of cancer can bring about significant tumour regression in breast cancer after only six weeks of use, a scientist told the 6th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-6) today (Thursday 17 Ap...

Single-largest biodiversity survey says primary rainforest is irreplaceable

As world leaders prepare to discuss conservation-friendly carbon credits in Bali and a regional initiative threatens a new wave of deforestation in the South American tropics, new research from the University of East Anglia and Brazils Goeldi Museum highlights once again the irreplaceable importan...

UNH becomes first university in nation to use landfill gas as primary energy source

DURHAM, N.H. The University of New Hampshire, in cooperation with Waste Management of New Hampshire, Inc., has launched EcoLine, a landfill gas project that will pipe enriched and purified gas from Waste Managements landfill in Rochester to the Durham campus, UNH President Mark Huddleston announc...

New culture method for hepatitis C virus uses primary hepatocytes and patient serum

Researchers open the way for improved study of hepatitis C virus by devising a novel virus culture system that allows replication of patient-isolated virus in nontransformed hepatocytes, instead of culture-adapted virus strains in transformed cell lines. The related report by Lázaro et al, "Hepati...

First human study confirms that immune cells can be a primary cause of bone loss in gum disease

Researchers at The Forsyth Institute have confirmed in human gingival tissue that immune cells play a destructive role in periodontal disease. Although researchers had suspected the correlation between bone loss in periodontal (gum) disease and immune cells, this is the first time that this has be...

Mary had a lot of lambs: Researchers identify way to accelerate sheep breeding

...ecially when combined with the Sheep Program's STAR system a method to manage ewes to lamb five times in three years rather than once a year. "The primary biological limit for sheep production worldwide is the seasonality of breeding, but the market for high-quality lamb is a 52-week thing," said Doug Ho...
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SAPHRIS(R) (asenapine) Meets Primary Endpoint in Long-Term Extension Study in Patients With Predominant, Persistent Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

KENILWORTH, N.J., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced that its investigational agent SAPHRIS(R) (asenapine) met the primary endpoint over one year of treatment in an extension study in patients with predominant, persisten...

Genomic Health Reports Favorable Commentary on Value of Multigene Assays From the St. Gallen Expert Consensus Meeting on the Primary Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

- Guidelines Specify that Validated Molecular Assays Should be Considered as an Adjunct to Standard Measures in Helping Determine Chemotherapy Benefit - GENEVA, and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today reported that the St. Galle...

Mylan's Matrix Selected by the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative and UNITAID as the Primary Supplier of Five Second-Line and Seven Pediatric HIV/AIDS Treatments

PITTSBURGH, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that Matrix Laboratories Limited, its India-based subsidiary in which it holds a 71.2% controlling interest, has been selected by the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI) under its UNITAID-funded projects as t...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Primary Agenda Displayed Says Dr. Barry Friedberg of Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia

ASA Stalwart in Unresponsiveness to Patient Safety & Satisfaction Record Challenge CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) functions much like the American Medical Association (AMA). Both publish monthly educational journals ( Anest...

Sigma-Aldrich Introduces MISSION(R) LentiPlex(TM) Pooled shRNA Libraries to Enable Rapid Whole Genome Screening in Primary Cells, Stem Cells or Tumor Cells

ST. LOUIS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) today announced the global release of the MISSION(R) LentiPlex(TM) Pooled Human and Murine shRNA Libraries ( http://www.sigma-aldrich.com/lentiplex ). Using the shRNA collections of The RNAi Consortium (TRC), the ...

Celsis In Vitro Technologies and Promega to Offer Fast, Reliable Solutions for ADME-Tox Testing With Primary Hepatocytes

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Active site

... and binding of the substrate . The active site in many enzymes can be inhibited or suppressed by the presence of another molecule. There are three primary modes of inhibition. In competitive inhibition , the active site itself is blocked when a molecule chemically similar to the substrate binds to the a...

Active transport

...TocToggle("show","hide") 1 Types 1.1 primary 1.2 Secondary 1.2.1 Counter-transport ... also Types There are two main types, primary and secondary . In primary transport energy is directly coupled to movement o...

Alcohol

... (ethane-1,2-diol) HO-CH 2 -CH 2 -OH, which is the primary component in antifreeze Glycerin (or glycer...l. As mentioned above alcohols are classified as primary (1), secondary (2) or tertiary (3), and common nam...roxyl group is replaced by a chlorine atom. If primary or secondary alcohols are to be reacted with hydr...

Alga

...flecting different endosymbiotic events. There are three groups that have primary chloroplasts: Green algae , together with higher plants Red al... and c . The latter chlorophyll type is not known from any prokaryotes or primary chloroplasts, but genetic similarities with the red algae suggest a relatio...

Amine

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Antibiotic

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Zona pellucida

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X-ray diffraction

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Xylem

...ly of tracheids and vessels; woody tissue In vascular plants, xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue; phloem is ... Xylem is the primary water-conducting tissue and phloem circulates a nutrient ... Xylem . Phloem. Plant Tissues ... Link to discussion of water and mineral transpo...

Western blotting

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Vessels

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Venous system

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