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Green Tea, Fruit Extracts Touted as Potential Cancer Fighters

Preliminary research shows promise against colorectal, prostate and oral tumors THURSDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A gel derived from black raspberries, a fruit beverage and old-fashioned green tea all hold potential promise as ways to treat or prevent different types of cancer, prel...

Nonmedicinal treatment touted for preschoolers with ADHD

Non-medicinal interventions are highly effective in preventing the behavioral and academic problems associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a five-year study led by researchers at Lehigh Universitys College of Education. The study, titled Project Achieve an...

Non-medicinal treatment touted for pre-schoolers with ADHD

Non-medicinal interventions are highly effective in preventing the behavioral and academic problems associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a five-year study led by researchers at Lehigh Universitys College of Education. The study, titled Project Achieve an...

Copper Alloys Surfaces Touted As Pathogen Killers

Three types of alloy surfaces containing at least 90 per cent copper completely eliminate E. coli O157:H7, according to an ongoing UK study of the pathogen-killing// properties of the metal. The study gives machine makers a range of options when deciding on the mix of metals they use to coat ...

Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Herbal Fen Phen Lawyers Website

...bed as part of the diet drug combination Fen Phen —were recalled in September 1997, some companies began marketing over-the-counter supplements touted as an “all natural” and “herbal” equivalent. These herbal Fen Phen supplements usually contained a combination of two ingredie...

Carboxytherapy and Mesotherapy Unproven, Warns The Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety

...py uses carbon dioxide gas injected under the skin to reduce the look of cellulite, treatment of dark under-eye circles, and stretch marks and is also touted for fat sculpting on the face and the body. "Although many websites or providers claim carboxytherapy is safe and FDA approved, it has not been c...

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Opens for Business

... The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health welcomes its first patients today, opening the doors to an architectural gem and a highly touted model of patient-focused care. The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is a highly specialized clinical center designed to...

Oral Cancer Foundation Praised for Its Social Media Efforts

...for the public good. Mashable, the world's largest site focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and social media such as blogs, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, touted the online efforts of several organizations in a recent story entitled, 5 Unique Social Good "Finds." Other organizations cited included The Nation...

Newer Blood Tests May Not Improve Heart Risk Assessment

...tablished factors such as smoking, obesity, high cholesterol and physical activity, two major studies find. The newer blood-borne markers have been touted as a better way of assessing heart risk, but recent studies have suggested otherwise. In fact, the lead author of one of the new studies said his t...

Major New Report Establishes Effective Methods of Enhancing and Preserving Brain Power as We Age

... Cognitive decline was long seen as an inevitable consequence of aging, but recent years have seen a surge of interest in activities and products touted to forestall this outcome. What is the truth? Is decline inevitable, or is there a possibility of retaining our faculties if we exercise them? And whi...
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Why Wait for an Anti-Aging Drug? Researchers Interviewed on CBS-TV's 60 MINUTES Discover Longevinex(R) Nutriceutical Matrix Activates 9-Fold More Longevity Genes than Plain Resveratrol

...bin/prnh/20080422/LATU004 http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080603/LATU039 ) Resveratrol, a molecule found in red wine, has been touted as a molecular mimic of a calorie restricted diet, an intervention that has been shown to nearly double the lifespan of all forms of life when caloric...

Longevity Seekers Advised to Consume Modest Doses of Red Wine Molecules in Dietary Supplements (Longevinex(R)) Rather than Mega-Dose Resveratrol Alone

.... 2008 Aug; 8:157-68] "While resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trol), an antioxidant molecule concentrated in red wine (about 1 milligram per glass), is touted for its health properties, partially explaining the French Paradox (why French wine drinkers have cardiac mortality rates 30% lower than North America...

Previous Claims of siRNA Therapeutic Effects Called into Question by Report in 'Human Gene Therapy'

...controls to differentiate the disease-modulating effect of an siRNA from its ability to stimulate an innate immune response. siRNAs have been highly touted for their ability to target very specifically and selectively the disease-causing factors in a range of disorders, from viral infections to tumors and...

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated by the Law Firm of Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP

...ise to investors, since the Company failed to indicate the findings of PROVE 2 during the Class Period, when the results became known. The Company had touted the results of telaprevir in PROVE 1, which showed patient improvement at 16% as compared to the control group. However, patients in PROVE 2 displayed...

'Best Week Ever' for Nothing But Nets

...treated bed nets; nets can prevent the transmission of malaria by up to 90 percent in areas with high coverage. The World Health Organization recently touted the benefits of free mass distribution of nets as "a powerful way to quickly and dramatically increase coverage," and cited a decrease in deaths by mo...

Newest Adult Stem Therapy Treats Diabetes

... has now gone 34 months without insulin therapy. "It's very important that the public be told what this is: an adult stem cell success, not the much touted embryo stem cell research. Also, one of the first things I noticed was that this research was done by Americans overseas. Why? Because much of the Ame...
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Novel veterinary procedure detecting life-threatening injuries touted

San Antonio, TX March 4, 2009 The incidence of pneumothorax (PTX), or collapsed lung, among dogs and cats with blunt and penetrating trauma has been reported to range from 13 50 percent, with mortality rates ranging from 10 18 percent. In people, PTX is reported to be the most preventable cau...

Natural seed treatment could drastically cut pesticide use

...r an extended period after treatment,' says Dr Jason Moore, a member of the Lancaster team. Until now, genetic modification (GM) technology has been touted as the best hope for increasing crop yields without using excessive pesticides. But GM has long been unpopular in many countries. What makes jasmonic ...

For cancer cells, genetics alone is poor indicator for drug response

...ts in the lab of Harvard Medical School Professor of Systems Biology Peter Sorger have studied such "outlier" cells in the context of a new and highly touted cancer drug. They have found that vastly disparate reactions occur within genetically homogeneous cell groups. These discrepancies result from protei...

Queen's researchers shine light on compact fluorescent bulb problems

... Kingston, ON Long touted as an energy-saving alternative for home lighting, compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) now have the potential to be even more efficient, as well as ...

Nanofarming technology harvest biofuel oils without harming algae

... AMES, Iowa Algae is widely touted as the next best source for fueling the world's energy needs. But one of the greatest challenges in creating biofuels from algae is that when you ex...

Nanotube's 'tapestry' controls its growth

... HOUSTON -- (Feb. 5, 2009) -- Rice University materials scientists have put a new "twist" on carbon nanotube growth. The researchers found the highly touted nanomaterials grow like tiny molecular tapestries, woven from twisting, single-atom threads. Carbon nanotubes are hollow tubes of pure carbon that ...

Tilting at wind farms

...solve the problem of wind speed variation, according to research published in the International Journal of Power Electronics . Wind power is being touted as a clean and inexhaustible energy source across the globe, but the wind is intermittent and so the power output of wind farms can be variable. Propo...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 19, 2008

...ly publication. In the new study, Peter R. Shewry and colleagues point out that whole grain foods, including wheat, rye and oats, have been widely touted in recent years for having greater health benefits than refined grains. Health-promoting ingredients in whole grains include fiber, antioxidants, fola...

Synthetic Biology: Coming Up Fast!

... WASHINGTON Synthetic biology is being touted by scientists and venture capitalists as "the next big thing." Researchers claim to be on the brink of creating artificial life in a laboratory and m...

Research shows Brazilian acai berry antioxidants absorbed by human body

...really tested to see if acai antioxidants are absorbed in humans." Sales of acai products have increased dramatically in the U.S. where it has been touted as a metabolism booster, weight reducer and athletic enhancer. Advertisements use buzzwords such as health, wellness, energy, taste and organic. Ab...
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The Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market in Australia

.../metastatic breast cancer patients) are subsidized through the PBS. Nonetheless, innovative targeted therapies are showing great promise and are being touted as the future of breast cancer treatment. Combinations of these highly specific therapies with existing cytotoxic and hormonal therapies will soon bec...

How much is life worth? The $440 billion question

...tions. The authors illustrate cost-benefit relationships for several cancer drugs, including cetuximab for treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, touted as "practice changing" and new standards of care by professional societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology. They ask, "Is an ...

Under the Microscope: 'Micro IVF'

...ss has unintended consequences including the possibility of embryo overproduction and multiple births. Minimal Stimulation IVF is currently being touted as a solution for this, and we all hope that it soon will be. However, we lack sufficient data from clinical trials to support its use. In one of the...

AngioGenex Presents Data on its Id Targeted Anti-Angiogenesis Inhibitors at Two Scientific Conferences

...liam Garland, the Company's CEO, presented at the PepTalk meeting held January 11-16 in San Diego, California. Besides AGX51, both speakers also touted the continually emerging importance of Id in the development and progression of cancer and the therapeutic potential of the novel, anti-Id oligonucleo...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on growing role of molecular diagnostics

...ts. These gene-sequencing tools are being applied at an earlier stage. Genetic tests can optimize drug therapy, and companion diagnostics are being touted as a method to better define a patient's need or predict clinical outcome from a specific drug. The FDA recently approved a HER-2 test from Invitrogen...

LLNL researchers peer into water in carbon nanotubes

...ted very different properties from that of bulk water, and this allowed it to be distinguished in the NMR spectrum. Carbon nanotubes have long been touted for their superior thermal, mechanical and electrical properties, but recent work suggests they can be used as nanoscale filters. Earlier Livermore...

Beike Biotech Opens Comprehensive Stem Cell Storage and Processing Facility in China

...u City within the prosperous eastern province of Jiangsu. Jiangsu is rapidly becoming known as China's biotech and medical capital, with Taizhou being touted by Chinese officials as "China Medical City" (CMC). Several provincial and local officials were in attendance at the ceremony including Mr. He Rong, T...

Life Sciences Industry Reaches Crossroad Say Noted Pillsbury Attorneys

...tect patient safety. "Given Presidential campaign polls showing that many voters favor some form of universal healthcare and the scope of such plans touted in Congress and on campaign trails, including debates over how best to negotiate lower costs for prescriptions drugs, pharmaceutical companies, univer...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Lawsuit Filed Against CellCyte Genetics Corporation

...e the chance of your lifetime to turn $10,000 into $4 million, maybe even $15 million!" In addition to money making promises Reys' background was also touted in promotional materials, the complaint states. Suspicion of the company came to light in early December 2007 when The Seattle Times published an ar...

Rabobank Releases Annual North American Food & Agribusiness Outlook

... example, in light of record pork supplies, the performance of U.S. pork exports will remain under the spotlight in 2008. Specifically, China has been touted as the next big opportunity for U.S. pork exports and is likely to become especially important given the recent decline in exports to Mexico, traditio...
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...e Vidiians, killing thousands daily for ... ( VOY: " Phage " ... The phage had evidently been cured by 2375, by the ... Phage medicine is being touted as the answer for the treatment of infectious disease using the germs which infect the germs which cause the disease A phage (also called bacteri...
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