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Immune responses to flu vaccine are diminished in lupus patients

...prednisone and/or azathioprine," they state, adding that evaluating clinical protection against influenza in SLE patients following vaccination may be warranted in order to assess whether more effective influenza vaccines or vaccination strategies are warranted. ...

Omnicell Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...on-operational, or non-cash expenses involving stock option grants. We believe that the presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures is warranted for several reasons: 1) Such non-GAAP financial measures provide an additional analytical tool for understanding Omnicell's financial perfor...

RI Hospital first in country to enroll patient in new study for recurrent chest wall breast cancer

...y and she tolerated the procedure well. I am excited to see her response to this new treatment." She continues, "The rapid development of ThermoDox is warranted so we can provide these women who are experiencing recurrent chest wall cancer with a better treatment for this devastating disease. We look forward t...

IU School of Optometry named national vision research center

... Soni said award of the grant confirms recognition by the National Eye Institute and NIH that the expansion of vision research under way at the school warranted additional support. Faculty at the school have received four additional independent research grants from NEI in just the past two years, and the numbe...

Music may improve feeding, reduce pain in premature babies: U of A study

...d be worthwhile for more research to be done in this area, the article says. "Additional methodologically rigorous, randomised controlled trials are warranted to confirm and to further elucidate the benefits of music for neonates before any specific recommendation for the use of music can be made in the neon...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Fight Swine Flu

...fected with the flu, which is what makes this study novel and interesting. "Although the results from this study are intriguing, much more work is warranted to ensure safety in humans infected with seasonal flu. However, the promise of the approach used in this study is that it maintains protective immunit...

Quigley Corporation Receives Support from Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms; RiskMetrics and Glass Lewis Reject Dissident Stockholder Ted Karkus, Citing Failure to Provide Detailed Business Plan

...ote the long-term performance of the Company's Pharma business. Accordingly, Glass Lewis indicated that the election of the Dissident nominees is not warranted at this time and recommends that shareholders vote FOR all the Quigley Corporation incumbent nominees. In its report, dated May 10, 2009, RMG s...

SCAI Statement on 'A National Study of the Effect of Individual Proton Pump Inhibitors on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients Treated with Clopidogrel Following Coronary Stenting: The Clopidogrel Medco Outcomes Study'

...atments for heartburn and ulcers include histaminergic (H2) blockers (Zantac, Tagamet) or antacids. In some patients the use of PPIs may still be warranted based on the patient's medical problems and should be taken at the direction of the patient's cardiologist, gastroenterologist or primary physician. ...

Vitamin D Linked to HDL Cholesterol - Shaklee Corporation Research Links Vitamin D with Key Biomarkers for Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Disease

... status and cardiovascular risk factors in a group that includes a large number of vitamin D supplement users." He continues, "Additional research is warranted to assess whether increasing vitamin D intake will improve the metabolic cardiovascular risk factor profile." Shaklee products are available excl...

Drugs to combat anemia in cancer patients increase risk of death

...s as an alternative to blood transfusion in patients with cancer," conclude the authors. The authors add that erythropoiesis-stimulating agents may be warranted in situations where blood transfusions are not possible or practical. ...
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Encouraging First Data on New Targeted Treatment for Patients With Melanoma - the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

... including diagnosis of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, were observed in some patients after chronic treatment; however the safety profile has been warranted favourable for this population and the trial authorised to proceed to the next stage of investigation. The PLX4032 data not only represent an imp...

Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) Data Presented on a Phase II Clinical Trial in Elderly Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

...d lead investigator, Amanda Cashen, MD, assistant professor, Washington University School of Medicine. "These data indicate that further trials are warranted in this elderly population and we look forward to seeing additional Dacogen results reported." Besides myelosuppression, the most commonly re...

NCI Funded Clinical Trial to Study Treatment of Breast Cancer Using Cryoablation

...ment of breast cancer," said Dr Levine. "We are very encouraged about the promising initial results in our pilot study and believe further research is warranted in order to develop and refine this potential breakthrough breast cancer treatment." Cryoablation is a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure tha...

Epiphany Biosciences to Continue Phase 2 Shingles Study After Interim Analysis; Plans Follow-On Clinical Trial Studying Post-Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN)

...ung adults, caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), also a member of the herpes virus family. "Further studies of valomaciclovir outside herpes zoster are warranted and we plan to examine uses of this drug in major diseases associated with EBV," commented Dr. Murphy. Epiphany Biosciences is a privately-held comp...

Results Published in the Journal 'Cancer' Demonstrate that Oral Talactoferrin Alfa is Active as Monotherapy in Previously Treated Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

...nter, Houston, Texas, and the first author of the study. "The trial results indicate that additional studies of talactoferrin in patients with RCC are warranted either as a single agent or in combination with one of the newer targeted therapies. Previously conducted preclinical studies combining talactoferrin ...

IDM Pharma Announces Phase 2 Follow-Up Data Showing IDM-2101 is Well Tolerated With Positive Survival Trend in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

...th IDM-2101," said Minal Barve, M.D., practice director, Mary Crowley Cancer Research Center. "Based on the results to date, further clinical study is warranted to confirm the potential of IDM-2101 as a treatment option for patients with non-small cell lung cancer." Trial Design and Results The Phase 2 ope...

Filter Fails to Improve PCI Outcomes in Acute Coronary Syndromes

...nificant differences between the groups in the post-procedure release of enzymes that signal damage to the heart muscle. "The device does not appear warranted for routine use in these patients," Dr. Webster said. "However, there are some patients who have major complications from distal embolism. We need bet...

Dr. Harriet Robinson Joins GeoVax Team as V.P. of R & D to Accelerate AIDS Vaccine Trials Program

...iology and development of DNA vaccines with special emphasis on HIV/AIDS. Significant advances by GeoVax's HIV/AIDS vaccine development program have warranted Dr. Robinson's full time participation. She has been instrumental in GeoVax's success through her HIV/AIDS vaccine development activities while at Emo...

Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Two Poster Presentations Reporting Significant Preclinical Data on ProLindac(TM) at the AACR-NCI-EORTC 'Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics' Conference

...l (5-FU) and gemcitabine, leading the authors to recommend that further investigation of ProLindac's use with other cancer drugs in clinical trials is warranted and lay the groundwork for the ProLindac combination clinical studies which Access is planning beginning in 2008. About Access: Access Pharmaceutica...

Preclinical Studies Show Potential Progress Toward Identifying Specific Tumor Types With Higher Likelihood of Demonstrating Response to Anti-Cancer Compounds Early in Clinical Development

...inib-resistant forms of cancer. Preliminary in vitro data suggest these compounds are selective for Src. "Continued development of these compounds is warranted to more extensively evaluate their selectivity and toxicity and gain further insight into the molecular mechanism by which these new Src inhibitors re...
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Climbing to new heights in the forest canopy

...imate change, such as increasing carbon dioxide concentration and increasing forest fragmentation. A greater knowledge of these fascinating plants is warranted as we begin to understand the important ecological role they play in forest dynamics, structure, and composition. ...

Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics

...y be more common in the United States, such as unhealthy diets, smoking and alcohol use, according to Pinheiro and Ramirez. Additional studies are warranted to assess the variations in cancer risk according to socio-economic status and length of time spent in the United States within each Hispanic populati...

Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth, Wake Forest research shows

...rains of babies, where researchers found that a large percentage of the babies being studied had small, unrecognized types of brain malformations that warranted further investigation. Previous studies have shown that malformations of other parts of the body are associated with preterm birth. However, though...

Statement by the Egg Nutrition Center and American Egg Board on Diabetes Care study on egg consumption

...enefits of egg consumption, this finding is unexpected. However, in light of the importance of this research and its implications, further research is warranted to replicate the finding and to identify potential physiological mechanisms. "Healthy adults can continue to enjoy eggs as part of a healthful die...

Climate change effects on imperiled Sierra frog examined

...efuge in dry years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that listing the Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged frog as an endangered species is warranted but precluded. ...

Outdoor enthusiasts scaring off native carnivores in parks

...tes with and without public access were so large that they obscured the data she was looking for. "The evidence I was seeing was strong enough that it warranted a study of its own," Reed said. For her study, which will be published in the September 2008 issue of the journal Conservation Letters but is now a...

New study raises concerns about proposed mitigation strategy for marine bycatch

...mber of seabird experts, however, were skeptical of the paper's findings. Given its potential influence on fishery policies, they decided the proposal warranted a careful evaluation. "There are so many complexities involved in fisheries bycatch, we felt compelled to thoroughly examine the strengths and wea...

Vitamin D in brain function

...all of the deleterious effects of vitamin D inadequacy, the evidence overall indicates that supplementation, which is both inexpensive and prudent, is warranted for groups whose vitamin D status is exceptionally low, particularly nursing infants, the elderly, and African Americans (e.g., see (3)). This rev...

Genetic variants of USF1 are associated with the increased risk for cardiovascular disease

...c effect, which has also been detected in subsequent studies. In conclusion, USF1 seems to have a role in the etiology of CVD. Additional studies are warranted to identify functional variants and to study interactions between USF1 and other genetic or environmental factors. These studies, which uncover the de...

Controlling schistosomiasis: buffalo or snails?

...w.who.int/bulletin/volumes/85/7/06-034033/en/index.html ), and suggests that further studies of t he transmission of S. japonicum by water buffalo are warranted before efforts are dedicated to treat or vaccinate water buffalo as a control measure against human S. japonicum infection. In a related perspectiv...
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Human Genome Sciences and Morphotek(R), Inc. Announce Collaboration to Discover, Develop and Commercialize Antibodies for Oncology and Immunology

...p lead antibodies and then through active collaboration with our partners validating the therapeutic potential of our antibodies in preclinical and if warranted clinical studies." About the HGS New Targets Initiative HGS has a rich heritage of scientific discovery that has produced a large intellec...

Proteolix Announces Positive Data From Two Ongoing Phase 2 Clinical Trials of Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

...s this an attractive option in patients who have pre-existing neuropathy. Continued evaluation of carfilzomib in less heavily pre-treated patients is warranted given these promising findings." Carfilzomib was generally well tolerated among relapsed patients and toxicities were manageable. The most co...

Northwest Secures US$1.0 Million Debt Financing

...to SDS under Section 4(2) of the Securities Act and/or Regulation D thereunder, as transactions not involving any public offering. SDS represented and warranted in the warrants that it is an "accredited investor," as defined under the Securities Act. The Company claims this exemption on the basis that (i) SDS ...

University of Southern California Receives Cancer Diagnosis System for Detecting Esophageal Dysplasia

...e same procedure. Current standards of care dictate that if a patient has severe chronic symptoms of heartburn, an endoscopy of the esophagus may be warranted and, if indicated, multiple physical biopsies are taken to check for pathology of dysplasia or cancer. During endoscopic examination, diseased tissue ...

RiskMetrics (ISS), An Independent Proxy Advisory Firm, Recommends Voting the GOLD Card for Four of PTV's Nominees: Anderson, McInerney, Melrose, and O'Holla

...e will be beneficial to the board in this respect." The report concludes that "we note that the dissidents have met the burden of proof that change is warranted and have provided a detailed plan." All stockholders are encouraged to sign, date and return the GOLD proxy card. You may also vote by phone or on t...

Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Announces Research Agreement With the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)

... of macromolecules. This was an important advancement, since some macromolecular assays cannot be readily performed in BSL containment. These findings warranted further testing." Mr. Richard T. Schumacher, Founder, President, and CEO of Pressure BioSciences, said: "We believe that data generated under the CR...

AEterna Zentaris: Lead Investigator for Cetrorelix Trials in BPH Wins Best Poster Presentation Award at European Association of Urology Meeting in Milan

...ificant contribution to the quality and achievements of our drug development program with cetrorelix in BPH. The data observed in these Phase 2 trials warranted our current extensive Phase 3 program with cetrorelix in this same indication and we look forward to presenting the results in Q3 2009, as stated prev...

Atherotech VAP Cholesterol Test Meets Updated ADA, ACC Measurement and Treatment Guidelines for High Risk Patients

...tions about its validity among various ethnic groups. The report also acknowledges that more aggressive control of other lipoprotein parameters may be warranted in those with high concentrations of Lp(a), a particle that is measured in all VAP samples. The VAP (Vertical Auto Profile) Test is the most accurat...

Wisconsin entrepreneurs need to self-promote like coastal rivals

... be deluged with calls from prospective investors. Before the article ran, Favalora had convinced a professional investment banker that his company warranted a $115,000 investment. But the bankers offer was contingent on Favaloras ability to raise an additional $400,000 from other sources. Thankfully, Fa...

Employees debate ethics of giving two weeks' notice

...ersity in Greece. He wanted to get an outsider's perspective on his situation and we wound up talking on the phone for about 30 minutes. His situation warranted an immediate departure. Stress: a motivator to move Look at your paychecks. Nothing on your check adds money for job-related stress. Still, jo...
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