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Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure

WASHINGTON -- A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War is associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson's disease for Vietnam veterans. ...

Researchers Suggest That Oxidative Stress is Strongly Evident in the In-Utero Environment of the Fetus With Down Syndrome

Abnormal gene expression in amniotic fluid could play role in suggesting potential therapies BOSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2009/05/27/0903909106 ) by Tufts Medical Cente...

Obituary photos suggest growing bias against aging faces

COLUMBUS, Ohio A new study that looked at obituary photographs published in one metropolitan newspaper suggests that Americans may have become more biased toward youthful appearance, particularly for women. The study found that the number of obituary photographs showing the deceased at a much ...

Unexpected Positive Finding Expands Potential for Quigley QR333 Drug for Diabetic Neuropathy; Findings Suggest Possible Disease Modification

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quigley Pharma Inc., www.quigleyco.com , a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Quigley Corporation (Nasdaq: QGLY ) announced today that their recently completed Phase 2 double-blinded, placebo-controlled, clinical trial of diabetic peripheral ne...

Disparities in prostate cancer treatment suggest ways to improve care

NEW YORK (Aug. 1, 2008) -- Quality of care varies greatly for the treatment of men with early-stage prostate cancer by region of the country and category of health care facility, suggesting the potential for improved patient outcomes with more standard treatment protocols, according to a new study...

Improving Health Care for the World's Poor: Public Health Experts Suggest Future Steps at Wilson Center

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poor people in many countries receive lower-quality health care and fewer health services than the rich. What can be done to change this pattern? Some strategies have shown positive results, such as setting specific goals for improving health cover...

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Data Suggest Sodium Oxybate Significantly Improves Pain and the Core Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals' (Nasdaq: JAZZ ) sodium oxybate (JZP-6) demonstrated statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvement in pain and the core symptoms associated with fibromyalgia, according to Phase III data presented last we...

CEL SCI Collaborators Demonstrate Novel L.E.A.P.S. Vaccines Immunize Mice Against Tuberculosis Antigens and Suggest Potential to Treat Swine and Other Influenzas

VIENNA, Va., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE AMEX: CVM ) announced today that its collaborators at the University of Hawaii reported on data at the annual American Society for Microbiology in Philadelphia, PA. This data demonstrates that vaccines utilizing its L.E.A...

Data Suggest CEL-SCI's CEL-2000 Vaccine Prevents or Retards Permanent Damage of Rheumatoid Arthritis

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (Amex: CVM ) announced today that it presented new rheumatoid arthritis data at the Marcus Evans conference on Immunogenicity in Amsterdam. The data, presented by Dr. Daniel Zimmerman, Senior Vice President of Research, Cellul...

Results From One-Year Study Suggest Advair(R) Provides Important Benefits for African American Patients With Asthma

Results Suggested Improvements in Several Endpoints for Advair Diskus(R) Compared to ICS Alone RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- African American patients with asthma treated with Advair Diskus, a combination of the long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) sa...

New Discovery of Key Difference in Bile Acid Metabolism in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes May Suggest Underlying Disorder

First Extensive Report of Bile Acid Aberration in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Warrants Further Study EMERYVILLE, Calif. and PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KineMed, Inc., and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., announced that researchers have discovered a key differenc...

Final Data From the Bioheart Seismic Trial Suggest Safety, Efficacy of Autologous Stem-Cell Therapy for Treating Congestive Heart Failure

Leading Expert Discusses Study During Late-Breaking Presentations at ACC CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioheart, Inc. (Nasdaq: BHRT ) announced today that final six-month, follow-up patient data was presented today during the late-breaking clinical trial sessions at the Ame...

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External CounterPulsation (ECP) Centers

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VNS Therapy System

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Neuropsychiatry

...y No psychiatric disorder has been completely "mapped" The fact that no complete syndrome has been mapped in the brain or genome is used to suggest that psychiatric disorders are not bona fide and should thus be kept separate (e.g. Baughman and Hovey, 2006). On this issue, it is worth rememberin...
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Trigeminal neuralgia

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Trichomoniasis

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Forsyth scientists suggest linkages between obesity and oral bacterial infection

A scientific team from The Forsyth Institute has discovered new links between certain oral bacteria and obesity. In a recent study, the researchers demonstrated that the salivary bacterial composition of overweight women differs from non-overweight women. This preliminary work may provide clues to...

Fossils suggest earlier land-water transition of tetrapod

DURHAM, N.C. -- New evidence gleaned from CT scans of fossils locked inside rocks may flip the order in which two kinds of four-limbed animals with backbones were known to have moved from fish to landlubber. Both extinct species, known as Ichthyostega and Acanthostega, lived an estimated 360-37...

Genes from tiny marine algae suggest unsuspected avenues for new research

MOSS LANDING, CA By sequencing the DNA of two tiny marine algae, a team of scientists has opened up a myriad of possibilities for new research in algal physiology, plant biology, and marine ecology. The project was led by Alexandra Worden at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) an...

New data suggest 'jumping genes' play a significant role in gene regulatory networks

CHICAGO, IL--Research performed in the Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering (CBSE) at the University of California, Santa Cruz, suggests that mobile repetitive elements--also known as transposons or "jumping genes"--do indeed affect the evolution of gene regulatory networks. David Haus...

Atomic-resolution views suggest function of enzyme that regulates light-detecting signals in eye

An atomic-resolution view of an enzyme found only in the eye has given researchers at the University of Washington (UW) clues about how this enzyme, essential to vision, is activated. The enzyme, phosphodiesterase 6 (PDE6), is central to the way light entering the retina is converted into a cascad...

Models of eel cells suggest electrifying possibilities

Engineers long have known that great ideas can be lifted from Mother Nature, but a new paper* by researchers at Yale University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) takes it to a cellular level. Applying modern engineering design tools to one of the basic units of life, th...

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New Data Suggest CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Active in Treating Moderate to Severe Crohn's Patients With Fistulizing Disease

Improved outcomes for fistula closures observed in PRECiSE 2 trial under maintenance therapy with stable dosing of CIMZIA(R) every four weeks HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data presented this week by UCB at Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 2008, the Crohn's &...

Retrospective Analysis of Phase 3 Data Suggest Wyeth's Investigational Compound Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens Comparable to Placebo on Incidence of Abnormal Mammograms

Separate Retrospective Analysis of Phase 3 Data Offers Additional Information on Bazedoxifene Alone COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A retrospective analysis of Phase 3 two-year data presented at the annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) suggest that postme...

Chest Physicians Now Suggest Early Intervention for Certain Blood Clots in DVT

2008 American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Guidelines Will Increase Use of Trellis(R) Peripheral Infusion System NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) has published new evidence-based clinical guidelines for physicians that ...

OncoGenex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...s at all doses evaluated as well as evidence of reduction in tumor markers. Reductions in circulating tumor cells and tumor markers both suggest single-agent activity warranting further clinical investigation. - The Company reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Ad...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update

...f people with cancer. Picoplatin, the Company's lead platform product candidate, is a new generation platinum chemotherapy. To date, clinical studies suggest that picoplatin has an improved safety profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. Picoplatin is designed to overcome platinum resi...

Cardiogenesis Corporation Makes Pre-IDE Submission for PHOENIX Combination Delivery System

...6 and there have been over 50 clinical cases completed to date outside of the U.S. "The early clinical results achieved with TMR plus biologics suggest the potential of this combination therapy; to not only mitigate the debilitating effects of refractory angina, but potentially to improve cardiac func...
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Canine CCL2 (JE; MCP-1) ELISA development Kit, DuoSet from R&D Systems

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Alga

...hylls a and c . The latter chlorophyll type is not known from any prokaryotes or primary chloroplasts, but genetic similarities with the red algae suggest a relationship there. These groups include: Heterokonts (e.g., golden algae, diatoms, brown algae) Haptophytes (e.g., coccolithophores) ...

Genetic code

... other of the near-infinite set of possible transcription tables would have done just as well? Already a cursory look at the table shows patterns that suggest that this is not the case. Recent aptamer experiments have shown that amino acids have indeed a selective chemical affinity for the base triplets t...

Cryptozoology

...hat natives often know a great deal more about their immediate environment (and the animals that inhabit it) than western investigators, and therefore suggest that, even today, thus far unproven tales and traditions regarding unknown undescribed animals in native folklore should not be summarily dismissed in...

Endosymbiotic theory

...nd particular chlorophylls , is very similar to that of cyanobacteria . Phylogenies built with bacteria, chloroplasts, and eukaryotic genomes also suggest that chloroplasts are most closely related to cyanobacteria. DNA sequence analysis and phylogeny suggests that nuclear DNA contains genes that pr...

Evolutionary developmental biology

...respect to their importance in the evolution of morphological diversity. Several biologists, including Sean Carroll of the University of Wisconsin suggest that "changes in the cis -regulatory systems of genes" are more significant than "changes in gene number or protein function" (Carroll 2000). Thes...

Genetic code

... other of the near-infinite set of possible transcription tables would have done just as well? Already a cursory look at the table shows patterns that suggest that this is not the case. Recent aptamer experiments have shown that amino acids have indeed a selective chemical affinity for the base triplets t...
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UvrA

... the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) superfamily of ... Immediately 3' of uvrA was an ORF encoding a putative aminopeptidase gene (pepP) ... Here we suggest that uvrA and the nucleotide excision repair pathway are ... groups, it was necessary to inactivate the uvrA dependent nucleotide excision ...

Transposase

...th intense DAPI (4′,6′-diamidino-2 ... The alignment of the transposase amino acid sequences from these IS1 family ... These results strongly suggest that IS1 transposase has the D-D-E motif and thus ... Tn5 transposase is the key enzyme in forming transposomes for random transposon ins...

Transgenic animals

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Transcriptome

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Sigma Factor

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Renal portal system

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