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Seniors' Website Publishers Ask President to Curtail FDA Seizures of Vital Medicines

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Spurred by seizures of vital doctor-prescribed prescription medicines from legitimate pharmacies in Australia and New Zealand to U.S. citizens, the publishers of three Seniors' websites today called for President Obama to order the Food and Drug Administration to...

Pre-emptive treatment helped curtail skin toxicity with panitumumab

(PHILADELPHIA) With a pre-emptive, prophylactic skin regimen, patients who receive panitumumab for treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer may be able to avoid some of the skin-associated toxicities, according to data presented at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal C...

Public Interest Groups Back Federal Court Appeal to Implement New U.S. Patent Rules; Proposed Regulations Would Curtail Abusive Behavior by Patent Applicants

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of consumer advocacy and public interest groups today filed legal papers supporting new U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) rules that would curtail abusive behavior by patent applicants and improve patent quality. The tactics are used frequent...

China to Curtail Organ Sale

Chinese authorities have drafted new rules to dissuade erring doctors and hospitals involved in human organ trade . This move comes amidst widespread criticisms of the organs being sourced from death-row prisoners and, acts as a booster to an existing ban, which prohibits sale of human organs. ...

Cessation of blood supply to cancer cells may curtail spread, novel research

Israeli university scientists have discovered a method to cease the blood supply to cancer cells, which may result in curbing the spread of cancer//. This, if proved conclusively, will infuse a new lease of life to cancer patients. According to the scientists, a protein, discovered while condu...

Inhospitable Response Curtail Growth Of Specialty Hospitals: United States

According to Bruce Wilson, a Milwaukee Cardiologist, and Chief of the Specialty Hospital in the United States, the Health Care System is in dire need of a shot in the arm.//Specialty Hospitals thought of as an answer to the ills of prevailing healthcare systems, was nipped in the bud, owing to vest...

Blacks Have Highest Obesity Rates in U.S.

...8, should current trends persist, he noted. "Dedicated efforts to combat obesity-related disparities should take place within a society-wide effort to curtail this threat that is stalking us all," he said. More information For more information on obesity, visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine...

Camp High Harbour Response to Flu Outbreak Includes SpectraSan 24 Disinfectant

...f BioTech Medical LLC heard about the summer camp's situation and was confident that his company's newly launched product - SpectraSan 24 - would help curtail the spread of illness. On June 20, ten donated cases of SpectraSan 24 arrived and the camp's maintenance staff was met by the BioTech Medical repr...

Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for First On-Demand Molecular Diagnostic Test for Clostridium difficile Infection

... which fail to detect 20-50% of cases. From a practical standpoint, this means many patients are not subjected to proper isolation procedures that can curtail transmission of C. difficile . A rapid, accurate CDI test will eliminate needless repetitive testing and enable us to implement appropriate treatment...

Regulation and oversight of gun sales reduces trafficking to criminals

...om criminals, our findings are consistent with other studies which found that measures intended to enhance gun seller accountability can significantly curtail the flow of new guns to criminals," said co-author Jon Vernick, JD, MPH, co-director of the Center for Gun Policy and Research and associate professor...

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Neurobiological Technologies Announces FDA Agreement to Consolidate Viprinex Phase 3 Trials Accelerating Time to Pivotal Data

...itive, we will be able to move the program forward with much more information and a higher level of confidence. If the study fails, we will be able to curtail spending on the program at a much earlier point in time, saving precious financial resources." The interim analysis will be conducted by an independ...

Protein Key to Control Growth of Blood Cells

... -- a sometimes-fatal overproduction of certain bone marrow cells. Clinicians might use Tong's research on Lnk and its associated signaling pathway to curtail stem cell production and control MPDs. The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, supported Tong's research, with add...
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Johns Hopkins scientists pull protein's tail to curtail cancer

When researchers look inside human cancer cells for the whereabouts of an important tumor-suppressor, they often catch the protein playing hooky, lolling around in cellular broth instead of muscling its way out to the cells' membranes and foiling cancer growth. This phenomenon of delinquency ...

Improved air quality during Beijing Olympics could inform pollution-curbing policies

... The air in Beijing during the 2008 Olympics was cleaner than the previous year's, due to aggressive efforts by the Chinese government to curtail traffic, increase emissions standards and halt construction in preparation for the games, according to a Cornell study. Led by Max Zhang, assistant...

Climate change threatens Lake Baikal's unique biota

...on to have increased. Changes in the lake's food-web composition have been documented. Future shortening in the duration of ice cover is expected to curtail the growth of the lake's endemic diatoms, because unlike most diatoms, they bloom under the ice in springtime and are highly dependent on ice cover fo...

Vanderbilt engineers play key role in new DOE energy frontier research center

... five years. "As global energy demand grows over this century, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said Secretary of Energy Steven Chu when announcing the program. "Meeting this challenge will require significant scientifi...

DOE funds bio-inspired solar fuel center at Arizona State

...ar period. "As global energy demand grows over this century, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. "Meeting this challenge will require significant scientific advances. These centers wi...

DOE to establish Energy Frontier Research Center at PNNL

...he nation. "As global energy demand grows over this century, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. "Meeting this challenge will require significant scientific advances. These Centers wi...

DOE makes largest Danforth Campus research award in history

...Sayre said. "As global energy demand grows over this century, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Ph.D., said. "Meeting this challenge will require significant scientific advances. These Ce...

Leptin's long-distance call to the pancreas

..., leptin is one of the good guys. Mice lacking the hormone become corpulent, and their sky-high insulin levels eventually lead to diabetes. Leptin can curtail insulin release directly. But there's also a back-door route that researchers are still trying to piece together. Scientists knew that leptin nudges o...

Revised theory suggests carbon dioxide levels already in danger zone

...rning facilities, note the scientists. Coal, on the other hand, has larger reserves, and the authors conclude that "the only realistic way to sharply curtail CO2 emissions is phase out coal use except where CO2 is captured and sequestered." In their model, with coal emissions phased out between 2010 and ...

Senescence in liver cells is found by CSHL scientists to help limit acute tissue damage

...reaction. This reaction, involving NK, or natural killer cells, and other components of the innate immune system, serve to limit fibrotic lesions and curtail episodes of induced acute liver damage in mice. The role of senescence in liver fibrosis Lowe's team studied the relation of senescence to liv...
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DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...grows, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said Secretary Chu. "Meeting the challenge to reduce our dependence on imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions will require significant scientific advances. The...

Solar cells, geological storage research receive DOE funding at the University of Texas at Austin

...g to Pope. "As global energy demand grows over this century, there is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. "Meeting this challenge will require significant scientific advances. These cente...

CEL-SCI Presents Data at Prestigious Medical Conference Demonstrating That Its L.E.A.P.S. Technology Stimulates Maturation of Human Blood Cells Into Dendritic Cells Suggesting Potential for Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Disease

...ttings for anti-infectious vaccines. CEL-2000, a L.E.A.P.S. vaccine incorporating a peptide from a rheumatoid arthritis disease protein, was shown to curtail the progression of tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis. "It is very exciting to see the effect of L.E.A.P.S. vaccines on isolated human...

Pressure BioSciences, Inc. and the J. Craig Venter Institute Announce Collaboration Agreement & Purchase of a PCT System

...thod of extraction; due to the Company's limited financial resources, if the Company is unable to secure financing, it will be forced to substantially curtail its planned operations which will limit the Company's ability to achieve market acceptance and penetration and its ability to become profitable; and t...

Pressure BioSciences, Inc. and Omni International Announce Marketing, Distribution, and Technology Development Agreement

...tionship with Omni; due to the Company's limited financial resources, if the Company is unable to secure financing, it will be forced to substantially curtail its planned operations which will limit the Company's ability to achieve market acceptance and penetration and its ability to become profitable; and t...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Business Update

...ncer, today reported financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2008. "We recently restructured the company to curtail spending while allowing us to continue to advance our lead product candidates towards commercialization," stated Mark Bagnall, the Company's Executive...

Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) Highlighted in Five Podium Presentations at the Fifth International Conference on High Pressure; PBI Introduces the Patent-pending 'PCT Shredder' at the Meeting

...olecule extraction; due to the Company's limited financial resources, if the Company is unable to secure financing, it will be forced to substantially curtail its planned operations which will limit the Company's ability to achieve market acceptance and penetration; and the other risks and uncertainties disc...

China Biologic Products Begins Annual Maintenance of its Production Facilities

...s constant low temperature, CBP has carefully planned its maintenance period to fall during the hottest days of summer in order to conserve energy and curtail expenses related to recent increases in fuel costs. CBP has sufficient product inventories on hand to meet market demand during the maintenance peri...

Advanced Life Sciences Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...ling to fall in the range of $16 million and $17 million. The first quarter cash use of $5.7 million reflects continued NDA submission costs that will curtail substantially in the coming quarters. Accordingly, we expect our quarterly cash use to decrease as we move forward with our operations. The cash used ...

Assay Designs(TM) Announces Collaboration with Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

...Hsp90 in the progression of many cancers. "I am excited about the prospect of utilizing this antibody to target the Hsp90 chaperone and to potentially curtail the metastatic properties of some cancers. Moreover, we now have a new tool to explore the role of cell surface localized Hsp90 protein in cancer prog...
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