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California Drug Rehab Facility Completes Comprehensive Remodeling Project

Michael's House, the prominent California drug rehab facility located in Palm Springs, California has recently completed work on a comprehensive remodeling project that promises to improve not only the décor of the facility, but the overall recovery experience as well. ...

Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control

HOUSTON - When molecular disaster strikes, causing structural damage to DNA, players in two important pathways talk to each other to help contain the wreckage, scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report in the August edition of Cell. This connection between a sign...

MRI, To Detect Remodeling Of Heart and Help Preserve Function

MRI is a noninvasive technique that produces high-quality images of structures and other internal organs inside the body. The technology's applications and image quality have grown steadily since MRI was introduced into medicine in the 1990s. // It is now possible to tag the work of millions ...

Stem Cells' "Suspended" State Preserved by Key Step, Scientists Report

...he research team to be necessary for the reprogramming of specialized cells back to the pluripotent stem cell state. The team plans to study chromatin remodeling in still more detail to clarify what other molecules work in concert with the Chd1 gene to direct the process. This would aid efforts to increase the ...

Customers Design Reid Supply's New Web Site

...tter so that they could find the products that they needed faster." The Reid team realized from the survey that they had some pretty serious remodeling to do. Utilizing best web practices; smart data use; and some very creative programming and designing, they got to work. They determined the new ...

New York City's World Product Centre Announces Initial Charter Partners

...stomers on neutral territory as they examine products for new buildings and remodeling is very exciting to us", said Mike Spurlock, CEO of Encompass Group, LLC. ...s have shown there are more than $80 billion in healthcare construction and remodeling projects waiting to start as the economy improves. WPC is a dream come tru...

Exiqon Announces 2009 North American Grant Award Winners

... Dr. Sugatani will receive funding to pursue research aimed at elucidating the role of microRNAs (miRNAs) in physiological and pathophysiological bone remodeling in vivo. This research has potential therapeutic indications for the treatment of osteoporosis, a disease which currently affects more than 75 million...

Asthma Discovery May Lead to Better Treatments

...re and function of airways in people with asthma are remodeled and how these changes contribute to chronic asthma. "It is widely believed that this remodeling in asthma is in large part responsible for the chronicity of the disease. There are many features responsible for remodeling, but a key component of t...

BRIT1 allows DNA repair teams access to damaged sites

...fellow in Systems Biology. ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling is a fundamental mechanism used by cells to relax ... novel mechanism by which BRIT1 recruits chromatin remodeling factors to DNA lesions to facilitate chromatin rel...shes this by enhanced binding to a known chromatin remodeling complex called SWI-SNF when a specific site on the...

STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of New York Children

...Weiner said. "The use of this scanner provides an exact helmet fit and the data reveals to physicians and reimbursement sources just how well cranial remodeling is progressing." About Cranial Remolding Center The Cranial Remolding Center offers patients unprecedented support and expertise with a sta...
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Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...as PTHrP and its analogs regulate cell proliferation and differentiation in developing tissues and appear to play an important role in regulating bone remodeling in adults. While both peptides have demonstrated the ability to increase bone mineral density and bone strength in humans, PTHrP and its analogs do no...

Prospective Clinical Advantages of Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology Highlighted in Comparative Study

...raw firm conclusions about the performance of cementless components in implants used in total hip arthroplasty, and for the most part, data about bone remodeling after surgery has been limited to short-term follow-up," said David Lewallen, MD, orthopaedic surgeon at the Mayo Clinic and one of the study's author...

ALP Life Sciences, LLC Announces Nanoveson(TM) Patent Filing and Whitepaper Availability on Proposed Therapy for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Comorbid Diseases

...hnology in the area of self-organizing lipid membranes. Nanoveson(TM) therapy utilizes only natural compounds. The therapy triggers liver triglyceride remodeling into bile phospholipids and lipid membrane fusion and aggregation in the intestines. Molecular compounds including biliary phospholipids, arachidonic ...

PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS

...w therapeutic perspectives due to the combined anti-asthmatic and antiviral potency of DSCG. "Since the relevance of mast cells in lung vascular remodeling and the development of pulmonary hypertension was also demonstrated in an ATS paper by researchers from Canada, Finland and Germany, nebulized DSCG ma...

New Study Shows BENICAR(R) (olmesartan medoxomil) Reverses Blood Vessel Damage Independent of Blood Pressure Lowering

...ny MJ. Effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition on vascular remodeling of resistance vessels in hypertensive patients. Metabolism 1998;47(12 ...ium channel antagonist. J Hypertens 1996;14:1247-55 12. Schiffrin EL. remodeling of resistance arteries in essential hypertension and effects of antihy...

Three Dimensional Visualization of Right Ventricle Provides Important Information for Treatment of Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot, According to a Study in The American Journal of Cardiology

...ht ventricle that doctors can use to analyze how the heart adapts to hemodynamic overload. Entitled "Three-Dimensional Analysis of Right Ventricular remodeling in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot," the paper was authored by Dr. Florence H. Sheehan, M.D. The research was a collaboration between investigators at Te...

MitraClip Device Preliminary Data Suggests Improved Heart Function and Relief from Heart Failure Symptoms in Functional Mitral Regurgitation Patients

...function significantly improved in successfully treated FMR patients, as defined by objective measures indicating significant reverse left ventricular remodeling at one year. All 23 FMR patients were discharged home with self-care after a mean length of stay of 3 days -- a contrast to surgical treatment which...

Not Only Lipids and Inflammation: Insight Into a New Cause of Heart Attack and Other Vascular Disease

...and IA than were non-carriers. What heart attack and these types of aneurysm have in common is that all three can result from an abnormal or deficient remodeling and/or repair of vessel walls. The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supported the r...

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results of CTS-1027 in Multiple Preclinical Studies of Liver Disease

... pathology of fibrosis. MMPs are also well recognized to play an important and direct role in regulating inflammation. These dual activities of tissue remodeling and modulating inflammatory networks make MMPs an attractive target in the setting of acute and chronic liver disease. Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. i...

New Data Shows Ongoing Benefits of Percutaneous MitraClip(R) Device for Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

...Echocardiography guidelines. Significant Reverse remodeling of the Left Ventricle -- 12 months after a successful MitraClip procedure, significant reverse remodeling of the left ventricle was demonstrated. Reverse remodeling was assessed based on five echocardiographic m...
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Osteomesh Bioresorbable Implant for Craniofacial Surgery

Description:...he mesh offers a rigid yet flexible scaffold with sufficient mechanical strength that supports bone in-growth and it degrades as bone regeneration and remodeling takes place. Long term clinical trials showed significant bone regeneration, as the material is slowly resorbed by the body and replaced by autologous...
Company:Osteopore International

Calcitonin IRMA Test

Description:... activity, resulting in decreased mobilization of calcium from bone [1]. This effect is most evident in conditions associated with high levels of bone remodeling (e.g. in Pagets disease) following exogenous administration of calcitonin. Exogenously administered calcitonin has also been shown to reduce pain asso...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Tegress™ Urethral Implant

Description:...philic implant that reinforces the integrity of the urethras mucosal seal. Over time, host fiber ingrowth incorporates Tegress™ Implant for true remodeling of surrounding urethral mucos....
Company:Bard Urological Division

Calcitonin, Ultra-Sensitive RIA Test

Description:... activity, resulting in decreased mobilization of calcium from bone [1]. This effect is most evident in conditions associated with high levels of bone remodeling (e.g. in Pagets disease) following exogenous administration of calcitonin. Exogenously administered calcitonin has also been shown to reduce pain asso...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Calcitonin RIA Test

Description:... activity, resulting in decreased mobilization of calcium from bone [1]. This effect is most evident in conditions associated with high levels of bone remodeling (e.g. in Pagets disease) following exogenous administration of calcitonin. Exogenously administered calcitonin has also been shown to reduce pain asso...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Self-Forming Hernia Mesh Plugs

Description:... the surrounding walls of tissue are in direct contact with a smooth wall of highly compliant mesh material. Less valleys and ridges means less tissue remodeling to help stabilize the implant. Atriums unique Self-Forming Plug design fills more of the defect with gentle lateral wall force, maximizing mesh contac...
Company:Atrium Medical Corporation

Lyra-i Laser System

Description:.... These unique features provide optimal results through deep penetration to the hair bulb, deeper leg vein and to the papillary dermis for dermal remodeling while maximizing patient safety The remarkable depth of penetration of 1064nm is due to its low scattering and epidermal transparency allowing th...
Company:Laserscope (now Iridex)

Conduit TCP Granules Bone Graft

Description:...atient's own bone as compared to other synthetic graft materials. Conduit TCP is resorbed through cell mediated events that are involved in the normal remodeling cycle of bone....
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

AlloDerm

Features:...etics, yet far more pliable; proprietary process results in an intact matrix.1 RESISTS INFECTION AND REJECTION - Supports rapid revascularization and remodeling into native tissue, minimizing the risk of infection and rejection.2,3,4,5 RESISTANT TO ADHESION FORMATION - Helps prevent adhesion of the visceral c...
Company:LifeCell Corp.

c.cam

Features:...nd wall motion (EF%) Easy integration into offices and clinical environments 8 ft. by 8 ft. system footprint fits easily in most rooms without remodeling Typical installation completed within 2 days Site planning and start-up support available On-site application training for quick and smoot...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
remodeling in Biological News

UAB study reveals bone coupling factor key to skeletal health

...d the biological link between bone growth and bone remodeling a natural give-and-take system that is crucial to...upling role of TGF beta-1 in skeletal health. Bone remodeling occurs through resorption, the body's way of remov... lung, liver, kidney and other organs that undergo remodeling as a natural part of the growth and aging process....

Pushmi-pullyu of B-cell development discovered

...iences USA. "We found that these two 'chromatin remodeling complexes' work in a sort of pushmi-pullyu manner ...netic factors. They suspected that two chromatin remodeling complexes, conglomerations of several different pr...ure experiments they showed that the two chromatin remodeling complexes, SWI/SNF and Mi2/NuRD, had opposing effe...

Gladstone scientists identify key factors in heart cell creation

...ctors like GATA4 and TBX5 can even gain access to the DNA regions they were supposed to turn on or off. "Our previous studies had shown that chromatin remodeling complexes were important," said Dr. Bruneau. "Mice with lower levels of these complexes have severe heart defects and defective cardiac differentiatio...

Model tissue system reveals cellular communication via amino acids

...kov Nahmias, PhD, of MGH-CEM, adds, "It's not currently clear whether this mechanism occurs in living animals, but it could contribute to active liver remodeling during liver development or regeneration." Additional co-authors of the FASEB Journal paper are Arno Tilles, MD, and Francois Berthiaume, PhD, both o...

Skin cancer study uncovers new tumor suppressor gene

...r-causing genetic changes within skin cells. MMP enzymes help the body to break down and recycle proteins, playing a crucial role in the process of remodeling skin after sunburns, cuts or other injuries. The MMP gene family has been associated with tumor growth in a variety of cancers, including breast, colo...

Mayo Clinic researchers discover and manipulate molecular interplay that moves cancer cells

...orida are especially interested in this process. One team, led by cancer biologist Peter Storz, Ph.D., has been investigating a process known as actin remodeling at the leading edge - the most forward point - of these migrating tumor cells. "The events that reorganize the actin cytoskeleton at the leading e...

Christopher McCulloch receives the IADR Research in Oral Biology Award

... from the University of Toronto, and has more than 200 publications on topics including mechanisms that regulate the fibroblast cytoskeleton, collagen remodeling in the periodontium, and the responses of fibroblasts to inflammatory cytokines and mechanosensory signals. This work led to advances such as guided t...

Pulmonary hypertension in children may result from reduced activity of gene regulator

...PPAR signaling in adults with lung injuries, may help these infants restore a healthy balance of blood vessel dilation and contraction, preventing the remodeling that transforms flexible blood vessels into rigid pipes and the pulmonary hypertension that often results. "These drugs might be another therapy w...

Decreasing insulin resistance prevents obesity-related cardiovascular damage

...ed blood vessel dilation and vascular remodeling. In an effort to figure out how, the researchers will look at blood flow, blood pressure and vascular remodeling in the PTP1B knockout mice. They want to identify aspects of nitric oxide signaling impaired in obesity and improved with reduced insulin resistance. ...

Carnegie's Donald Brown receives lifetime achievement award from Society for Developmental Biology

...era," remarked Allan Spradling, director of Embryology. "Likewise his current work on metamorphosis allows access to sophisticated processes of tissue remodeling that today's researchers in the fields of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine can only dream about." "Donald Brown has been a pivotal figu...
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UW-Eau Claire receives $35,000 remodeling gift

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. S&C Bank-Eau Claire has made a gift of $35,000 to fund the remodeling of the entryway of Schneider Social Science Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire , which houses the College of Business. The S&C Bank gift to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation is recognized as a con...

Stem cells' 'suspended' state preserved by key step, scientists report

...he research team to be necessary for the reprogramming of specialized cells back to the pluripotent stem cell state. The team plans to study chromatin remodeling in still more detail to clarify what other molecules work in concert with the Chd1 gene to direct the process. This would aid efforts to increase the ...

IKARIA(R) to In-License BioLineRx's BL-1040

...040, a potential breakthrough treatment for preventing pathological cardiac remodeling following acute myocardial infarction (AMI). BL-1040, currently in a p...resents the potential of an exciting solution to the problem of ventricular remodeling following AMI, for which the unmet need remains very high." "This ag...

Amorcyte Reports Phase I Results of AMR-001 to Improve Recovery From Severe Heart Attack at ACC Annual Scientific Session

... progressive decline in heart muscle function following an AMI, ventricular remodeling can lead to permanent heart damage and increase the risk of recurrent heart...dial infarction (AMI). 160,000 AMIs are severe enough to cause ventricular remodeling leading to further tissue damage over time and downstream adverse events in...

Biomerix Corporation Announces FDA Clearance and Market Launch of REVIVE(TM) for Use in Soft Tissue Repair Procedures

...a range of therapeutic areas by capitalizing on its novel Biomerix Biomaterial platform technology. REVIVE is specifically designed to support tissue remodeling by enhancing the soft tissue wound healing process and thereby improves clinical outcomes," stated Kenneth G. Hayes, President and Chief Executive Off...

Cumberland Emerging Technologies and UT Research Foundation Sign License Agreement for New Technology

...ontinued study of a technology designed to prevent remodeling of airway smooth muscle and thereby reduce or elim...atic reaction in pediatric patients. Airway remodeling occurs when the cells or muscles that line the air...tly, there is no treatment available that prevents remodeling of the airway smooth muscle. According to the Nati...

Proteon Therapeutics to Present New Data on PRT-201 at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C., October 13, 2008

...ticals to address the critical medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases. The company is leveraging a unique understanding of tissue remodeling to develop a pipeline of proprietary pharmaceuticals. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Mass., and has research facilities in Kansas City, Mo. ...

SemBioSys announces second quarter 2008 financial and operational results

...ne events include: - Completion of in vivo efficacy studies of plaque remodeling with safflower-produced Apo AI(Milano) followed by studies of plaque ...allel to the execution of additional animal studies designed to show plaque remodeling and plaque regression. We are already engaged in discussions with several m...

SemBioSys announces first quarter 2008 financial and operational results

...in vivo efficacy studies of cholesterol mobilization with safflower-produced Apo AI(Milano) - Completion of in vivo efficacy studies of plaque remodeling with safflower-produced Apo AI(Milano) followed by studies of plaque regression - Initiation of a formal partnering process for Apo AI an...

Proteon Therapeutics Receives European Patent Covering New Method of Dilating Arteries and Veins

...ticals to address the critical medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases. The company is leveraging a unique understanding of tissue remodeling to develop a pipeline of proprietary pharmaceuticals. The company is headquartered in Waltham, MA, and has research facilities in Kansas City, MO. For...
remodeling in Biological Definition

Biomechanics

...perties of living tissue. There is much research in the field of growth and remodeling as a response to applied loads. For example, the effects of elevated blood ...o exercise have been widely regarded as instances in which living tissue is remodeling as a direct consequence of applied loads. Contents showTocToggle("...

Bone

...tly replaced by yellow marrow . In adults, red marrow is mostly found in the flat bones of the skull, the ribs, the vertebrae and pelvic bones. remodeling is the process of resorption followed by replacement of bone with little change in shape and occurs throughout a person's life. Its purpose is the re...
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Cristae

...Articles Quickly. ... ... relating to ' cristae ' ... of cytochrome c stored in intramitochondrial cristae . ... OPA1 Controls Apoptotic Cristae remodeling Independently from ... Information about cristae in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... Plural cristae (krst) Any of the f...

Bone cell

... go missing. ... Currently the group is using bone cells from lab rats. ... Cells . The dynamics of bone metabolism, a process of continuous remodeling throughout ... these cell populations is a central focus of the Bone Tissue ... A fact sheet that explains the step-by-step procedures of two t...
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