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Centenarian's Vision Restored With New Sutureless Corneal Transplant Technology

Seeing Well at 100! WEST ORANGE, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 29, 2008, Katherine L. Rummler celebrated her 100th birthday. This year, to her great joy, she was able to experience her birthday with good vision. Recently Katherine had DSEK, a partial corneal transplant that ha...

Former Actor has Mobility Restored With Power Wheelchair Gift From The Scooter Store

The SCOOTER Store's Gift of Mobility Fulfills Dreams of Terminally Ill Stage Performer NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald Johnston, 70, has spent his life in the public eye - whether he was performing on Broadway, acting and dancing in troupes across the country, or appear...

Lymphatic vessel and lymph node function are restored with growth factor treatment

The frequent spread of certain cancers to lymph nodes often necessitates surgery or radiation therapy that damages the lymphatic system and can cause lymphedema, a condition of localized fluid retention that often increases susceptibility to infections. The researchers of the University of Helsi...

600 Smiles Restored Thanks to the AACDCF's Give Back A Smile Program - October Marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and sadly, more than five million people in the United States are affected by domestic violence each year. These startling statistics reflect why the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry...

After Eight Years of Injustice, International Family Planning Funding is Restored

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement of Reverend Dr. Carlton W. Veazey, President and CEO of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice was released today: After eight years of a policy that contributed to the suffering of women and children worldwide, P...

Blood Flow to Kidneys Better Restored by Less Invasive Procedures

A study published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery reported that minimally invasive procedures such as stenting and angioplasty proved better// when accompanied by a suction device to remove the blocking material from the blood vessels that supply kidneys. Researchers from the Wake Forest Uni...

Running Water Restored In Chinese City

Running water has been restored on Sunday to Harbin, a major Chinese city of 3.8 million, ending a five-day shutdown caused by a chemical spill. However, people have been warned it is still not safe // to drink the water. Water service had been suspended since Tuesday, after authorities feared the...

Memories Lost Due to Neuro-degenerative Diseases may Be Restored

Loss of memory in people suffering from neuro-degenerative diseases, including dementia, may be restored with the help of drugs that trigger the natural "rewiring" of brain// cells, says a study. Li-Huei Tsai at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and colleagues used mice that were genetically m...

Cooling treatment after cardiac arrest is cost-effective, Penn study shows

...thers neurologically devastated. The treatment, which lowers body temperature to prevent damage to the brain and other major organs when blood flow is restored to the body following cardiac arrest, is considered a good value when compared to many other accepted and widely utilized medical treatments, includin...

Dementia induced and blocked in Parkinson's fly model

...y Parkinson's. "In healthy flies, sleep deprivation decreases dopamine receptor production and causes temporary learning impairments that are fully restored after a two-hour nap," Shaw says. Shaw and Galvin studied fruit flies genetically modified to make a human protein called alpha-synuclein in their...
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New Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Registry Data Show Clot Quickly Removed, Blood Flow Restored in Large Patient Registry

Interventional Radiology DVT Treatment Should Become a Standard of Care WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registry data for more than 500 patients presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting show deep vein thrombosis (DVT) treat...

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

...y the FDA-approved intravenous tPA therapy. Now, a new retrospective, multi-center study shows that endovascular therapy beyond the eight-hour window restored blood flow in the brain in approximately 74 percent of patients suffering ischemic (caused by a clot) stroke. Presented today at the Society of Neuro...

St. Francis Surgeon Uses Tissue Regeneration Technology to Rebuild Patients' Heart Structures

...trix occurred at St. Francis Heart Center as well, in October of 2008. Large defects had been created in a patient's valve by infection. The valve was restored to normal function using CorMatrix patches, avoiding a valve replacement. "We have been able to make similar repairs for other patients since," ...

DURECT Reports Positive Phase IIb Data from TRANSDU(TM)-Sufentanil Clinical Program

...and Canada. Endo has committed to assist us in an orderly and rapid transition of this program back to us. With the worldwide rights to this program restored to us, we believe we have an attractive asset to partner or to progress ourselves. About DURECT Corporation DURECT is an emerging specialt...

Life Recovery Systems Receives NIH Grant to Study Expanded Use of Its ThermoSuit System

...ll explore the feasibility of cooling heart attack (ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction) patients with the ThermoSuit System before blood flow is restored to the heart. Patients will be sedated and cooled after entry into the emergency room and prior to percutaneous coronary intervention in the catheteri...

Tengion Scientists Publish Key Preclinical Findings Demonstrating the Benefits of Organ Regeneration Vs. Repair

..., trigone-sparing cystectomy and both groups were evaluated clinically at one, three, six and nine months -- show that the Tengion Neo-Bladder Augment restored baseline urodynamics as early as six months after implantation and led to a structurally and functionally complete regenerated bladder wall as early a...

Prescient Medical, Inc. Achieves Successful Clinical Debut of vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield

... with a 2.5 x 9 mm balloon and then received a 3.5 x 15 mm luminal shield. After gentle post-dilatation, angiography revealed that blood flow had been restored to the distal portion of the treated vessel. In the second patient, an 80% occlusion in the middle of the left anterior descending (LAD) branch requ...

PTC Therapeutics Announces Data Supporting Cough Frequency as a New Outcome Measure in Evaluating Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis

...single-point alterations in the genetic code that prematurely stop the translation process, producing a shortened, non- functional protein. PTC124 has restored production of full-length, functional proteins in preclinical genetic disease models harboring nonsense mutations. In Phase 1 clinical trials, PTC124 ...

Indevus Presents Successful Phase III NEBIDO(R) Data at American Urological Association

...ls prior to entering the study were treated with NEBIDO for 24 weeks. This study demonstrated that 94 percent of the men had their testosterone levels restored and maintained to within normal levels; further, 92 percent of these men expressed satisfaction with their NEBIDO treatment. Sixty-two percent of men ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2B Dose-Ranging Clinical Study of Pramlintide/Metreleptin Combination Treatment in Obesity

...d States of America, in a scientific paper entitled, "Leptin Responsiveness restored by Amylin Agonism in Diet-Induced Obesity: Evidence from Non-Clinical and C...ical and clinical evidence that leptin responsiveness is at least partially restored by amylin agonism. In several independent experiments in diet-induced obese...
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Universal2 Total Wrist

Description:...with debilitating arthritis. To date, we now have over 12 years of clinical history, with surgeons and patients continuing to report strong results a restored range of motion coupled with significant pain reduction. Extended clinical follow-up of implants has validated the efficacy of the system's truly uniq...
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MCP Pyrocarbon Total Joint

Description:... Anatomic implant shape and easy-to use instrumentation promote implant alignment, stability, and restored joint kinematics....
Company:Ascension Orthopedics

PIP Pyrocarbon Total Joint

Description:... Anatomic implant shape and easy-to use instrumentation promote implant alignment, stability, and restored joint kinematics....
Company:Ascension Orthopedics

Hoffmann Classic Sterile Wrist Kit

Description:...tion and slope by making multipaner adjustments in the frame via joints in the pin clamps, through which the connecting bar is attached. Length can be restored either by distracting the two pin clamps along the connecting bar or by gradually increasing the connecting bar length by turning one of the central w...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Silicone MCP

Features:... Bone removal is minimized Critical soft tisue structures are preserved Anatomic bone alignment is restored Re-establish functional joint mechanics and range of motion ...
Company:Ascension Orthopedics

Surface Replacement, SR™, Hand Implant System

Features:... Features semi-constrained articular surfaces to ensure joint integrity while offering restored function. Provides greater radial/ulnar stability through flexion, particularly past 60 degrees where joint forces tend to be greatest, to further...
Company:Small Bone Innovations, Inc.
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Tympanostomy

...ostomy tubes placed: ... Inserting tubes into the ear drum ( tympanostomy ) is the usual surgery for this problem. ... Hearing is almost always restored following tympanostomy . ... Up-to-the-minute news coverage of national, regional and international news enhanced with audio and video clips and ...

Macrophage

...erent patients ... Therefore, the homogeneity of macrophage -tropic patient isolates appeared to be ... Macrophage differentiation is partially restored by transduction with a PU.1 ... mRNA for macrophage -specific genes including M-CSF receptor (Fig 2 A), mannose ... Therefore, the acquisition ...
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Thousands of starving children could be restored to health with peanut butter program

Sept. 12, 2007 -- An enriched peanut-butter mixture given at home is successfully promoting recovery in large numbers of starving children in Malawi, according to a group of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Malnutrition affects 70 percent of all Malawian chil...

Researchers team up to provide new hope for childhood hunger

...erational projects. The World Health Organization officially declared Manary's RUTF the most effective method by which malnourished children should be restored to health. Manary's work extends beyond RUTF. He explores the basic mechanisms by which malnutrition compromises human health, gaining new scient...

Protein that promotes cancer cell growth identified

...no-blot assays, the scientists showed that EGF signaling was absent in a cancer cell line that is deficient in Caspase-8 and that EGF signaling can be restored by reconstituting the cells with wildtype Caspase-8. Sequence homology studies helped to identify a RXDLL motif in the protein, a sequence that has be...

Sticky protein helps reinforce fragile muscle membranes

..., Ph.D., a UI research scientist and the first author of the study, found that injecting functional dystroglycan into muscle that lacks this component restored muscle membrane integrity and protected the muscles from damage. "Injecting the protein helped us prove that glycosylated dystroglycan is required ...

Study of agricultural watersheds and carbon losses

...ute losses from agricultural practices. Forty-eight drainage lysimeters were established at the field site in 1992. Twelve field treatments included a restored prairie grass, continuous corn rotations and cornsoybean rotations fertilized at three nitrogen rates, and continuous corn rotations fertilized with l...

UNH researcher receives presidential environmental award

...president for his contributions to a project that restored eelgrass to coastal salt ponds in Rhode Island. Th...the South Coast Habitat Restoration Project, which restored ecologically important eelgrass meadows to tidal p... site selection was successful; in the 40 acres of restored eelgrass habitat in Ninigret Pond, the largest of ...

Preclinical work shows how one gene causes severe mental retardation

...n't expect to find that the plasticity of the cellular connections could be restored in visual areas of the brain after brief periods of visual deprivation. "By showing that brain plasticity can be restored in Angelman syndrome model mice, our findings suggest that brain cells in A...

HIV-1 protease inhibitor induced oxidative stress in pancreatic B-cells: thymoquinone protection

...moquinone decreased the production of reactive oxygen species, increased the Cu/Zn SOD and glutathione levels, suppressed the UCP-2 protein levels and restored nelfinavir induced decrease in insulin secretion to normal levels in these cells. Dr. Agrawal commented, "An important finding of this study is that t...

MIT: Why we have difficulty recognizing faces in photo negatives

... identify photographs of famous people in not only positive and negative images, but also in a third type of image in which the celebrities' eyes were restored to their original levels of luminance, while the rest of the photo remained in negative. Subjects had a much easier time recognizing these "contras...

Children seriously affected when a parent suffers from depression

...miliar to the children The family members try their utmost, both as individuals and together, to cope with the situation, so that daily life can be restored to a more manageable level. The children take responsibility for both the depressed parent, siblings and themselves, when they notice that the parent ...
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Former Manchester City Lord Mayor Has Hope Restored at New Beike Stem Cell Facility

QINGDAO, China, Feb. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd. ( http://www.beikebiotech.com ), the world leader in the use of umbilical cord stem cells to successfully treat a variety of illnesses, announced that Audrey Jones, the former Lord Mayor of Manchester, has ...

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

...uld allow scientists to study the mechanisms that cause neurons in the brain to develop the disease. It also could lead to treatments by directing the restored stem cells to produce healthy neurons to introduce into patients. The new research, conducted on mouse embryo cells, revealed that a gene known as ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Nanopoint for its Pioneering Cell Imaging Solution, the cellTRAY(R) Imaging System CT-2000

...n be programmed as needed by the user. The fluid volume in a single syringe is sufficient to support a 4 hour experiment. However, since the volume is restored automatically from the reservoir, it is capable of performing experiments that span multiple days. Ten out of the total 14 regions present on the...

Serica Technologies Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SeriScaffold(TM) Technology for Soft Tissue Repair

.... Serica is developing natural, silk biomaterials designed to act as "scaffolds" to provide support and relief to damaged tissues, in order to promote restored function. The company's ligament grafts for ACL repair, surgical meshes, and gels are comprised of the fiber protein of the B. mori silkworm, which ...

Serica Technologies Receives ISO Certification, Meets International Standards for Medical Device Manufacturing

.... Serica is developing natural, silk biomaterials designed to act as "scaffolds" to provide support and relief to damaged tissues, in order to promote restored function. The company's ligament grafts for ACL repair, surgical meshes and gels, are comprised of the fiber protein of the B. mori silkworm, which h...

Paper in Cell Cycle Reports Alfacell's ONCONASE(R) Targets siRNA

...tively prevented by ONCONASE. While transfection of cells with GAPDH siRNA reduced expression of this protein by nearly 70 percent, the expression was restored in the cells exposed to ONCONASE for 48 or 72 hours. The data thus provide evidence that one of the targets of ONCONASE (ranpirnase) is siRNA. "This...

Repligen Announces Publication of Positive Results with Proprietary HDAC Inhibitor in Huntington's Disease Model

...s altered by treatment with the HDAC inhibitor. Treatment partially normalized the expression level of approximately 90% of these genes with 32% being restored to normal levels. These results suggest that an HDAC inhibitor may be useful in treating Huntington's disease and that specific genes may be useful as...

PTC124 Shows Promising Activity in Cystic Fibrosis; Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Data Published in the Lancet

...f the cases of cystic fibrosis worldwide. However, in Israel, nonsense mutations are responsible for the majority of CF cases. Study results: PTC124 restored Functional Production of CFTR Protein in Patients This Phase 2 Israeli study enrolled 23 adult patients (median age 25 years) with nonsense-mutation...

SuperGen Reports 2008 Second Quarter Financial Results

...that S-110 showed robust anti-tumor activity in prostate and cisplatin-resistant ovarian carcinoma xenograft models. Additionally, S-110 restored sensitivity to cisplatin in the ovarian cancer model. Reduced toxicity was observed along with an increased half-life compared to decita...

Court Determines that University of Pittsburgh and Artecel Have Sole Rights to Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Patent

...t, Pittsburgh or Artecel. The PTO initially issued the decision sought by UC. However, after reviewing the situation, the PTO revoked its decision and restored Drs. Katz and Llull as inventors. In August 2007, the Court granted Pittsburgh Summary Judgment on the key issue that Pittsburgh's inventors, Drs. Kat...
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Apoptosis

...he activity of apoptotic activator cytochrome c (see previous section on biochemical execution). The apoptotic pathway was found to be dramatically restored in H460 cells with a Smac peptide (SmacN7) that targets IAPs. Yang and her team successfully developed a SmacN7 peptide that selectively reversed apop...

Photosynthesis

...urther discovered that a mouse could similarly "injure" air. He then showed that the air that had been "injured" by the candle and the mouse could be restored by a plant. In 1778 , Jan Ingenhousz , court physician to the Austrian Empress, repeated Priestley's experiments. He discovered that it was the in...

Photosynthesis

...urther discovered that a mouse could similarly "injure" air. He then showed that the air that had been "injured" by the candle and the mouse could be restored by a plant. In 1778 , Jan Ingenhousz , court physician to the Austrian Empress, repeated Priestley's experiments. He discovered that it was the in...
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