Taking Aim at Relapse of Leukemia in Kids
Researchers say discovery could lead to lifesaving drugs ,,,,
WEDNESDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have identified molecules that enable tumor cells to invade the nervous system of patients with a blood-borne childhood cancer, a finding that may lead to the development of...
Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars per Addict, Says Narconon
If the Obama administration wants to cut the budget and improve the economy, it should demand effective drug rehabilitation that can achieve stable recovery.
LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of billions of dollars," says Cl...
Subclinical markers predict relapse in juvenile idiopathic arthritis post methotrexate withdrawal
Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday 11 June 2009: Elevated levels of the inflammatory biomarkers Myeloid Related Protein (MRP*) 8/14 predict an increased risk of relapse
following withdrawal of methotrexate (MTX) therapy in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) who have achieved inactive dis...
Pediatric MS Tied to Higher Relapse Rates
They face three times as many episodes as those who develop disease in adulthood, study says
TUESDAY, Jan. 13 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop multiple sclerosis before age 18 tend to suffer almost three times the symptom relapses than those who develop the disease in adulthood,...
Hope for treating relapse to methamphetamine abuse
UPTON, NY A new study at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory suggests that vigabatrin (a.k.a. gamma vinyl-GABA, or GVG) blocks drug-seeking behavior in animals previously trained to associate methamphetamine with a particular environment. Specifically, animals pre...
New research shows that the smell of smoke does not trigger relapse in quitters
Research into tobacco dependence published online today (Friday 17 October 2008) in the November issue of Addiction, has shown that recent ex-smokers who find exposure to other people's cigarette smoke pleasant are not any more likely to relapse
than those who find it unpleasant.
Led by Dr Ha...
Risk of Breast Cancer Relapse Can Linger
Study shows recurrence after five-year mark, but numbers aren't as high as some might suspect, study says
TUESDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of relapse
can linger for some breast cancer survivors even after completing five years of what doctors call systemic therapy, a new s...
What identifies cancer cells causing relapse and metastasis? Not CD133
New data, generated by Shahin Rafii and colleagues, at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, through analysis of human colon cancer cells and mice, have shed doubt on the recently proposed designation of the protein CD133 as a marker of colon cancer stem cells a term given to the...
Former substance abusers rarely relapse after organ transplantation
Only about 6 percent of former alcoholics and 4 percent of former illicit drug users will relapse
into their addictions in any given year following an organ transplant. These results are published in the February issue of Liver Transplantation, a journal by John Wiley & Sons. The article is also a...
Lyme Disease Relapse Often a New Infection
Study suggests many people are bitten again by ticks
THURSDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who believe they're suffering a relapse
of Lyme disease may actually have been bitten by another tick and have a second, completely new infection, a new study suggests.
"It is striking how of...
Relapse in Medical Technology
RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment Delayed the Time to Relapse in Patients with Bipolar I Disorder
SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New data demonstrate that maintenance therapy with RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment (RLAT) significantly delayed the time to relapse
compared to placebo in patients with Bipolar I Disorder. Results of the study were presented this wee...
Schering-Plough Unveils Top-Line Study Results for SAPHRIS(TM) (asenapine) Demonstrating Efficacy in Long-Term Schizophrenia Relapse Prevention
Company's R&D Update Today Unveils Rich Development Pipeline of Compounds Meeting Important Medical Needs
KENILWORTH, N.J., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today revealed top-line results of a long-term Phase III clinical study of its psych...
Patients Treated with Risperidone Long-Acting Injection had a Significantly Longer Time to Relapse Compared to Quetiapine in International Clinical Study
Separate Study Showed Significantly Improved Functioning Within Three Months
WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nearly half of patients
with schizophrenia fail to remain on their medication treatment, which can
result in a relapse
of symptoms (1,2). To...
Vermillion and the Ohio State University Report That Novel Diagnostic Test May Help Predict Risk for Relapse of TTP, A Serious Blood Disorder
- Findings Published in the British Journal of Hematology -
FREMONT, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc.
(Nasdaq: VRML ) today reported findings from an Ohio State University (OSU)
clinical study that indicated that a surface-enhanced laser
Pegintron(TM) Plus Weight-Based Rebetol(R) Resulted in Higher SVR Than Flat Dosing; Low Relapse Rates in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C
FDA Approves Label Revisions Recommending New Weight-Based Dosing Regimen
KENILWORTH, N.J., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation
(NYSE: SGP ) today reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
has approved label revisions for PEGINTRON(TM) (peginterferon alfa-2b) a...
Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Announces Enrollment Complete in Phase III EXTEND (PIX301) Clinical Trial of Pixantrone in Patients With Second or Greater Relapse of Diffuse Large B Cell NHL
Potential NDA Submission in 2009
SEATTLE, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc.
(CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC ; MTA) announced today that enrollment is complete in
the phase III EXTEND (PIX301) clinical trial of pixantrone (BBR2278) for
patients with relapsed di...
Perioperative Eloxatin(R)-Based Regimen Significantly Reduced the Risk of Relapse Versus Surgery Alone in Eligible Colorectal Cancer Patients with Initially Resectable Liver Metastases
- EPOC Results Published in March 22 Issue of The Lancet -
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis
today announced that efficacy results of the randomized phase III EORTC
40983 Intergroup study published in the March 22 issue of The Lancet showed
that in eli...
Gene Abnormality Found to Predict Childhood Leukemia Relapse
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have identified mutations in a gene that predict a high likelihood of relapse
in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Although the researchers caution that further research is needed to determine how changes in the gene, cal...
St. Jude Identifies Genomic Causes of a Certain Type of Leukemia Relapse
New study finds the majority of acute lymphoblastic leukemia relapse
cases arise from a cell already present at the time of diagnosis
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have identified distinctive genetic changes in the c...
Newly Published Study Reveals Femara Improves Chances for Harder to
Treat Early Breast Cancer Relapse in Postmenopausal Women
FRIMLEY, SURREY, England, April 30, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
- Femara reduces the risk of breast cancer spreading to the
lungs, the brain or the bone which has a worse prognosis than when
the cancer is localised to the breast
Newly published data in the May issue of Annals of Oncology,
Relapse in Medical Dictionary
is the sixth studio album by American rapper Eminem. It was released by record label Interscope Records, along with subsidiaries Aftermath Entertainment and Shady Records, first on May 15, 2009, followed by May 19 in... A relapse
occurs when a person is affected again by a conditi...
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...symptoms, cancer detection and prevention, and treatment options. ... the disease is said to be "in remission . ... Discussion: Subsequent relapse
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...ibes the course of the disease, or its rate of onset and development. A chronic course is distinguished from a recurrent course; recurrent diseases relapse
repeatedly, with periods of remission in between. As an adjective, chronic can refer to a persistent... CDC's National Center for Chronic D...
...ervosa (buh-LEE-me-ah nur-VOH-suh) ... Bulimia nervosa , Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges. ... relapse
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Relapse in Biological News
St. Jude identifies genomic causes of a certain type of leukemia relapse
Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have identified distinctive genetic changes in the cancer cells of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that cause relapse. The finding offers a pathway to designing treatments for ALL relapse
in children and, ultimately, in adults.
Brain-nourishing molecule may predict schizophrenia relapse
A factor that helps optimize brain formation and function may also provide clues about whether patients suffering with schizophrenia are headed toward relapse, researchers say.
Over the next two- and one-half years, they are regularly measuring levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, or BD...
New compound prevents alcoholic behavior, relapse in animals by blocking stress response
A study of alcohol-dependent animals shows that a newly discovered compound that blocks chemical signals active during the brain’s response to stress effectively stops excessive drinking and prevents relapse.
The new, synthetic compound, known as MTIP, also muted the anxiety that typically devel...
Mechanisms involved with tumor relapse identified
Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center studying the interaction between the immune system and cancer cells have identified interferon gamma as one of the signaling proteins involved with tumor relapse.
The findings may help researchers develop tailored vaccines and...
New drug shows promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer
...ere men who initially received benefit from the drug but then relapsed, and their PSA levels came back up. We want to understand the mechanism of that relapse
and to try to develop drugs that prevent that renewed resistance."
For years, no treatment was available for CRPC; recently paclitaxel a strong...
New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer
...re men who initially received benefit from the drug, but then relapsed, and their PSA levels came back up. We want to understand the mechanism of that relapse
and to try to develop drugs that prevent that renewed resistance," he said.
New tumor markers determine therapy intensity
...ost frequent malignant brain tumor in childhood, indicate precisely how aggressively the tumor will continue to spread and what the chances of disease relapse
are. Researchers at the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at the Heidelberg University Hospital and the German Cancer Research Center have ...
Positive results in Phase 2 trial of treatment of C-difficile-associated diarrhea
...ment," said Donna Ambrosino, MD, Executive Director of the MBL and Professor of Pediatrics at UMMS. "The demonstration of significant protection from relapse
indicates that treatment with monoclonal antibodies against the toxins could reduce this significant and costly public health problem."
U of MN study shows link between gene variations and cancer survival
...e the disease.
A research study led by Brian Van Ness, Ph.D., has successfully identified combinations of genes associated with early clinical relapse
of multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells that produce antibodies. These results raise the possibility that a patient's genetic backgroun...
Cocaine: How addiction develops
... Permanent drug seeking and relapse
after renewed drug administration are typical behavioral patterns of addiction. Molecular changes at the connection points in the brain's reward cente...
Relapse in Biological Technology
Asenapine Meets Primary Endpoint in Long-Term Schizophrenia Relapse Prevention Trial
KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough
Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced that its novel psychopharmacologic
agent asenapine has met the primary endpoint in a long-term schizophrenia
relapse prevention trial. Asenapine, which is administered as a
Study Suggests Risperidone Long-Acting Injection Combined with Standard Treatment Helped Delay Time to Relapse in Patients with Bipolar Disorder
MONTREUX, Switzerland, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with frequently
relapsing bipolar disorder had a significant delay in the time to an
when risperidone long-acting injection (RLAI) was combined
with standard treatment, according to a new study. The study compared
Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2009
...ch compares favorably relative to expected remission rates in this AML population of approximately 10 to 15 percent. In the Bolus Schedule, both first relapse
and primary refractory patients are currently being enrolled in Phase 2.
Updated clinical data from the Phase 2 study of single agent vorel...
AEterna Zentaris Discloses Preliminary Phase 2 Trial Results for Perifosine in Combination with Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
A total of 177 patients were randomized and treated, of whom only 26 reached the milestone of one year post-treatment follow-up without disease relapse
or progression, 14 of 95 patients (14.7%) in the perifosine and 12 of 82 patients (14.6%) in the placebo control group. No difference between treatmen...
Proteolix Presents Clinical Data from Two Clinical Studies of Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association
...ent options that include combination chemotherapeutic agents and stem cell transplantation. While many patients respond to treatment, most eventually relapse
and require subsequent treatment. Few patients are ultimately cured of their disease. In spite of advances in the treatment of multiple myeloma, thi...
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Encouraging Final Results With Taribavirin Phase IIb Study
...consistently lower levels of anemia. In addition, relapse
rates in the 25 mg/kg and 30 mg/kg arms were compa...or ribavirin, low doses are associated with a high relapse
rate and, except for the lowest dose with taribavirin, relapse
rates are also comparable to ribavirin. The safety...
Trubion Presents Preclinical Data on Its SCORPION(TM) Multispecific Therapeutics at the 2009 American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting
...B-cell depletion with agents such as Rituxan(R) has proven successful in the treatment of hematological malignancies in the clinic, but patients still relapse
and become refractory. Strategies to improve efficacy of B-cell directed therapies include boosting the cytotoxicity of agents and expanding to target...
Transgenomic Completes Licensing Option With Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Cold-PCR for Enrichment of DNA Mutations
...fer affordable, state-of-the-art solutions to challenging areas of genetic analysis such as early detection of cancer development, drug resistance and relapse
as well as expanding our mitochondrial DNA toolbox."
When mutant and reference DNA samples from the same gene are mix...
Cell Therapeutics Satisfies NASDAQ Listing Requirements to Continue to Trade on NASDAQ Capital Market
...herapeutics. "We look forward to adding greater shareholder value through our submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for pixantrone for aggressive relapse
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the second quarter of 2009 and potential approval this year, in addition to other strategic business initiatives we are curr...
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results
...sion of cytarabine), with 9 CRs or CRps reported in the Phase 1b dose escalation. Early data show that six of fourteen evaluable AML patients in first relapse
enrolled in the Phase 2 portion of Schedule A of this trial have achieved CR, with a preliminary 30-day all-cause mortality of less than 10%. In addit...
Relapse in Biological Products
Human Cathepsin D from Calbiochem
Description:...yl protease in mammalian cells produced as a 52 kDa proenzyme. Overexpression of cathepsin D in human breast cancers is associated with higher risk of relapse
and metastasis. Cathepsin D degrades extracellular matrix and releases growth factors bound to the matrix. Specific activity: ≥300 units/mg protei...