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Jury Renders Verdict for Ormco - Align's Invisalign(R) Product Infringes Ormco Patent

ORANGE, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormco Corporation, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR ), announced today that it received a favorable jury verdict in its patent infringement case against Align Technology, Inc., the maker of Invisalign(R), a clear, removable appliance used to ...

SOX9 renders melanomas sensitive to retinoic acid and stops tumor growth

Melanomas are often resistant to standard cancer therapies such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and retinoic acid (RA). Given the lack of available treatments for melanoma, the prognosis for patients is often poor. However, Vincent Hearing and colleagues at the National Cancer Institute at the Nati...

Red Cross renders emergency relief efficiently

World Red Cross Day is observed on May 8 every year. The red cross you see across every healthcare unit in the city, isn't the symbol for the doctors. It's the icon of the Red Cross Society, a voluntary humanitarian organization providing relief in times of disasters/emergencies and promotes healt...

Gastroenteritis attack in Marquette County renders many sick

The Marquette County Health Department has reported a spurt in cases of diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting, which has prompted health officials to warn against a possible viral// outbreak. A common infection at this time of the year, yet officials advise caution as it appears to have taken a vir...

Amifostine Renders Cancer More Susceptible To Radiation

The drug amifostine has been found to ease most of the side affects associated with radiation therapy and also make cancer more susceptible to radiation, according to doctors in Brazil. Their findings are published in the March 1// issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biolo...

Anthrax Spores: Animal Skins on Drums, Renders Vado Diomande, Sick

Mr. Vado Diomande, a childhood dancer, from the tender age of 4, known widely for his frenetic pace of “Mask Dance” has suffered a setback to his health. No, this was not an accidental fall from the stilts, as it was thought to be. // On Thursday, Mr Diomande collapsed soon after a performanc...

ViroPharma Announces Initiation Of Non-Toxigenic Clostridium Difficile Phase 1 Program

...CD repeat dosing in older adults following exposure to oral antibiotics. Antibiotic use is associated with disruption of gastrointestinal flora which renders individuals susceptible to C. difficile colonization. The goal of NTCD dosing following antibiotic exposure is to colonize with this non-toxigenic ...

Leukemia cells evade immune system by mimicking normal cells, Stanford studies show

...ve immune system mobilizes specialized T and B cells in response to specific activation signals. "We hypothesized that, if elevated CD47 expression renders the leukemia stem cells invisible to the innate immune system, human patients with elevated levels would fare more poorly than those with lower levels...

Lilly Reports Solid Second-Quarter 2009 Results, Raises EPS Guidance

... District of Indiana issued a preliminary injunction to prevent the launch of a generic version of Evista((R)) by Teva Pharmaceuticals until the Court renders its final ruling. The company began enrolling patients in two separate but identical Phase III clinical trials of solanezumab, an anti-amyloid ...

Studies shed light on preserving fertility among cancer patients

...mmon health problems in men and women and a common cause of birth defects. While continued progress in developing germ cells capable of making embryos renders fertility restoration feasible, it also raises significant ethical questions, says Dr. Reijo Pera. ...
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Cloned Human Embryos Successfully Reprogrammed Using Human - But Not Animal - Eggs

...out appropriate reprogramming, these data call into question the potential use of animal egg sources to generate patient-specific stem cells. It also renders the moral controversy surrounding the use of human-animal hybrids moot." Previous studies have confirmed the ability of animal eggs to support i...

New Insight Into the Controls on a Go-To Enzyme

... The researchers' structural information also showed how calpain changes its shape once it is activated by calcium and how this transformation renders it a target of calpastatin attachment and thus inhibition. "This new structural information on calpastatin and on calpain's conformational ch...

Cytopia Nominates JAK2 Clinical Candidate for Myeloproliferative Disorders

...% of PV cases and over 50% of ET and primary and secondary myelofibrosis cases are believed to be caused by a mutation in the JAK2 kinase enzyme. This renders the kinase permanently active and leads to the overproduction of particular blood cells. No specific treatments exist for these diseases and untreat...

Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on CEL-SCI Corporation

...therapy, or radiotherapy, which is when the immune system is strongest; (3) kills roughly 50% of tumor cells before the standard of care is begun; (4) renders the residual live cancer cells that survive treatment more susceptible to the effects of radiation and chemotherapy, thereby potentially enhancing the...

Common Preterm Labor Drug Has More Side Effects Than Alternative, Finds Study from Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford

...fants. The researchers speculate that this seeming contradiction could be explained if nifedipine, rather than stopping a woman's contractions, simply renders them clinically ineffective. However, two-thirds of the women who received magnesium sulfate experienced mild to severe side effects such as shortne...

Cytos Biotechnology Reports Results from Phase IIa Study with CYT003-QbG10 in Patients Suffering from Atopic Dermatitis

...s like rhinitis or asthma later in life. AD is characterized by a hypersensitivity reaction occurring in the skin that causes chronic inflammation and renders the skin dry, itchy and scaly. Irritants (e.g. wool, soap), allergens and emotional stress exacerbate disease symptoms and further trigger the overact...

Gene Chips to Detect CYP Variations: A New Step Toward Customized Medical Therapy.

...n liver cells, they modify the chemical structure of drugs shortly after they are absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. The chemical modification renders them more water soluble and hence more easily excreted. Six CYP enzymes (named 1A2, 2C9, 2C19, 2D6, 2E1, 3A4) account for over 90% of drug metabolism...
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Medtronic Hall™ Mechanical Heart Valve

Features:...arbon works well with titanium. The Medtronic Hall valve disc substrate is tungsten-impregnated graphite with a pyrolytic carbon coating. The tungsten renders the disc radiopaque, enabling X-ray imaging of disc function. The round, flat disc is designed to maximize flow characteristics by introducing the low...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

IMAGE1

Features:...ntly converts optical images to digital at the CCD sensing chip. Digital at the source, Image-1 delivers pure digital imaging that realistically renders the patient anatomy for the cleanest, sharpest images. Digital Source Sampling (DSS) has the added benefit of minimizing image artifacts while reducin...
Company:Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG.

DigiCat Imager

Features:...patient and the eye care specialist can view the display of the cataract image in real time on a monitor. The proprietary optics design of the DCI renders even very subtle cataracts visible. The eye care specialist can view a color-coded digital image of the cataractdifferent colors indicating differ...
Company:Visual Pathways, Inc.
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Peripheral nerve repair with fat precursor cells led to wider nerves and less muscle atrophy

...t including Schwann cells within nerve conduits can enhance nerve regeneration. However, the incorporation of Schwann cells requires a second surgery, renders a secondary nerve nonfunctional, and requires Schwann cells in high numbers that are clinically challenging to obtain. According to the researchers...

100 reasons to change the way we think about genetics

... methylation." Methyls, small chemical groups within cells, latch on to certain areas along the DNA strand. The methyls serve as a kind of switch that renders genes active or inactive. By turning genes on and off, methyls can have a profound impact on the form and function of cells and organisms, without...

Gene linked to lupus might explain gender difference in disease risk

...duction of autoimmune antibodies and activation of white blood cells. "The extensive involvement of IRAK1 in the regulation of the immune response renders its association with lupus a prime candidate for careful genetic and functional analysis," Dr. Mohan said. Future research will investigate the rol...

Computer superpower strengthens attempts to combat common diseases

...of the genome on the genesis of common diseases. Questions can be posed in a different way with more large-scale methods. For instance, the technology renders it possible to map all the bacteria in a person's mouth, to see why one individual develops malaria while another does not, and how the malaria parasi...

Studies point to novel target for treating arrhythmias

...ally further along to patients," Knollmann said. "We're excited about these studies because we believe that we have identified a novel mechanism that renders the heart susceptible to arrhythmias and a new therapeutic target for familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and other arrhythmia syndromes." The first...

New insight into the controls on a go-to enzyme

...tor. The researchers' structural information also showed how calpain changes its shape once it is activated by calcium and how this transformation renders it a target of calpastatin attachment and thus inhibition. "This new structural information on calpastatin and on calpain's conformational changes ...

Cleaning heavily polluted water at a fraction of the cost

...te water is through a series of three stages involving physicochemical and biological processes. It is the third and final stage of the treatment that renders the water clean enough to be discharged into the sea. The process is complex, requiring a combination of bioreactor, chemical coagulation, granulated ...

Gene against bacterial attack unravelled

...ng from blood poisoning. AMC physician Joost Wiersinga and the Laboratory for Experimental Internal Medicine discovered which gene-protein combination renders the lethal bacteria B. pseudomallei harmless. Immune system fooled Wiersinga focussed on the so-called Toll-like receptors. These are the pro...

New indicator uncovered that can predict coral health

...tudy, released in the July 8th edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals that a particular type of these algae renders corals more susceptible to disease. "Corals are fascinating organisms whose survival is dependent on dinoflagellates that live inside the coral's ...

Engineer to spearhead research into cell metabolism and medical injuries

...wrong. Dr. Bates says: This interdisciplinary approach is required as a direct response to the complexity of the mechanisms being studied, which renders standard biological approaches inadequate. ...
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TorreyPines Receives Notice of Delisting from Nasdaq Global Market

...to delist the Company's common stock. The request for a hearing will stay the Staff determination to delist the Company's common stock until the Panel renders a determination following the hearing. The hearing is expected to be scheduled within 30 to 45 days of the Company's request, which the Company will s...

Asia Debut for Money-Saving Pharma-Packaging Machines from Ireland

...n have the contents removed for repackaging using one of Sepha’s de-blistering machines. The alternative Methylene blue dye test by comparison renders any tested blister packs unsaleable. Operators have no influence over the results of the BlisterScan test as the Pass or Fail status of each pock...

Mexico Premiere for Money-Saving Pharma Leak Testing Equipment

... can have the contents removed for repackaging using one of Sepha’s deblistering machines. The alternative Methylene blue dye test by comparison renders any tested blister packs unsaleable. Sepha will also be exhibiting two of its range of deblistering machines. Press-Out Manual is a small, portab...

Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Manufacturer Boosts European Distribution

... can have the contents removed for repackaging using one of Sepha’s deblistering machines. The alternative Methylene blue dye test by comparison renders any tested blister packs unsaleable. PakScan is a similar non-destructive leak tester for pouches and sachets that can detect holes down to 10 microns...

Novavax Announces Enrollment in the Second Phase II Study of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

...e and typically low quantities of NA and M1. Further, the VLPs are not made from a live virus and have no genetic material in their inner core, which renders them incapable of replicating and mixing with other influenza viruses. The current study was planned before the recent outbreak of the 2009 H1N1 ...

Scientists patent corrosion-resistant nano-coating for metals

...have developed a method for coating metal surfaces with an ultrathin film containing nanoparticles - particles measuring billionths of a meter - which renders the metal resistant to corrosion and eliminates the use of toxic chromium for this purpose. The scientists have been awarded U.S. Patent number 7,507,...

New sperm shaker to improve IVF success

...ished tests for sperm DNA quality but they work by cutting the cells in half and tagging them with fluorescent dye a process that kills the sperm and renders it useless. This new process does not destroy the sperm, so if it is found to have good DNA quality, it can still be used in IVF treatment. Conce...

Gene against bacterial attack unravelled

...ng from blood poisoning. AMC physician Joost Wiersinga and the Laboratory for Experimental Internal Medicine discovered which gene-protein combination renders the lethal bacteria B. pseudomallei harmless. Immune system fooled Wiersinga focussed on the so-called Toll-like receptors. These are the pro...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...tack through CD-4 cells instead of the usual CD-8 cells which the tumor has learned to shut down. c. Multikine renders the remaining tumor cells susceptible to the effect of the follow-on radiation and chemotherapy, thereby potentially incre...

U-Md. Researchers Report Advance in Biological Microfactories for Drug Research

...ut they promise a new strategy for antibiotic therapy. "Since the drugs won't kill the bacteria, the bacteria won't be stimulated to mutate, which renders too many antibiotics no longer effective, since the mutated bacterial strains are not killed any more by the original antibiotic," Rubloff said. T...
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Cancer

...ce malignancy, as neutrophil granulocytes secrete free radicals. Mutations can also be inherited. Inheriting certain mutations in the BRCA1 gene renders a woman much more likely to develop breast cancer and ovarian cancer . Some types of viruses can cause mutations. They play a role in about 15% ...

Ploidy

...d cell. This is a laboratory procedure that forces a normal cell to spit out half of its chromosome content, leaving just one set. In mammals this renders this cell equal to sperm or egg . This was one of the procedures used by Japanese researchers to produce Kaguya the fatherless mouse. An...

Extinction

...out and becomes extinct. Extinction of a species may come suddenly when an otherwise healthy species is wiped out completely, as when toxic pollution renders its entire habitat unlivable; or may occur gradually over thousands or millions of years, such as when a species gradually loses out competition for f...

Ploidy

...d cell. This is a laboratory procedure that forces a normal cell to spit out half of its chromosome content, leaving just one set. In mammals this renders this cell equal to sperm or egg . This was one of the procedures used by Japanese researchers to produce Kaguya the fatherless mouse. An...
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Pribnow box

...ASE PAIR (bp) ... Roles of the Pribnow box in positive regulation of the ompC and ompF genes ... A base substitution at the Pribnow box renders ompF expression independent of a ... ...
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