Twins in Double Trouble , Desperately Need Heart Transplant
L.A: The U-C-L-A Medical Center, in Los Angeles is witness to a seven-month-old boy, in a serious condition after a heart transplant. His twin, also in need of a transplant, is still waiting for an organ. //
Nick and Nate Draper, the twin brothers were born in Phoenix with a fatal heart conditi...
Health Insurance Whistleblower Urges Obama Health Chiefs to Join Him at Free Urban Health Care 'Expedition' in L.A. Stadium
...ople who had been waiting for hours in the rain to get care many of them so desperately
needed but couldn't afford because they were either uninsured or underinsur...ople who had been waiting for hours in the rain to get care many of them so desperately
needed but couldn't afford because they were either uninsured or underinsur...
President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries
...ir also represents another advance in the development of products that can withstand environmental conditions in parts of the world where treatment is desperately
Coury continued: "We thank President Clinton and CHAI for their hard work and brilliant efforts in this battle and also appreciate the...
Motorcyclist Lives On, Rides On Through Organ Donation
...Michael Corea was faced with his own mortality; he was told he would need a liver transplant to survive. Two years later, he received the organ he so desperately
At 11 years old, Michael's rare liver disease put him on the transplant list hoping for a second cha...
Blood Type May Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk
...nal Cancer Institute.
"Although it will take much more work, this finding may lead to improved diagnostic and therapeutic interventions that are so desperately
needed," study co-author Patricia Hartge, of the division of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the U.S. National Cancer Institute, said in the news ...
'It's Still Too Early to Be Popping Champagne Corks' - Expert to Comment on Health Care Reform- House Healthcare Proposal
...ttee is moving closer to agreement on a bipartisan bill also suggests that the Senate will also be able to move forward. Of course, many groups still desperately
want to block health reform, so it is still too early to be popping champagne corks."
About Leighton Ku, PhD, MPH
Professor of Health Poli...
Free Drug Card Has Saved Washington Residents $2.6 Million
...red drugs. This includes people enrolled in Medicare Part D.
"Washington Drug Card has helped many residents get the medications that they so desperately
need. We will continue our efforts to create awareness for the program and to establish new card distribution sites so that all residents will have ac...
New Alzheimer's Treatment Could Be on the Horizon
"It's exciting," Fillit said of the results. "The study supports the idea that IVIg could be useful for treating Alzheimer's disease. We desperately
need disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer's."
A progressive, neurodegenerative disorder, Alzheimer's afflicts 2.4 to 4.5 million people in th...
Ready? AIM! Target Success! AIM Expands Global Reach Through Innovative Corporate Portal ... from Web to Enterprise 2.0
...izations are at a critical point regarding their current and future success. Given the rapid and dynamic change we see around the world, organizations desperately
need solutions now to solve today's and tomorrow's complex problems."
Globally, the portal provides a wealth of resources and supports enterp...
House Democrat's Health Care Reform Bill Is a 1,018-Page Nightmare
...insurance and be forced into a Medicare-like plan, according to National Center for Policy Analysis President John C. Goodman.
"Americans who desperately
need health care relief won't get it in this bill," said Goodman. "This legislation is going to create a financial and medical nightmare for American...
desperately in Medical Technology
One Step Closer: Novel Opioid Receptor Compound in Phase I Clinical Trials
...oward treating patients."
"There are few medications available to help patients struggling to overcome addictions, and new treatment options are desperately
needed," said Elliot Ehrich, M.D., chief medical officer of Alkermes. "We believe that the addiction field will evolve in a similar way to other CNS m...
Hyperion Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation for HPN-100 for the Treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders
...nd adults from the catastrophic effects of urea cycle disorders. The Foundation is a lifeline to families and medical professionals all over the world desperately
seeking crisis intervention and treatment information. The Foundation's mission is to provide information, guidance and support to patients and their ...
Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis
...er, walk further, and live longer," said CPF Founder and Chief Operating Officer Mark Shreve. "If approved, Pirfenidone would represent a historic and desperately
needed advance in the treatment of PF."
This milestone in research for PF treatments takes on particular meaning for the CPF which has long advoc...
Genetic Research Leads to New Discovery in Understanding Rare Neurological Disorder
... Since the pathogenic mechanisms of primary torsion dystonias are very poorly understood any new information about genetic causes of these diseases is desperately
needed to facilitate new studies toward the understanding of those mechanisms. The newly discovered DYT6 gene and protein can now be used as drug disc...
Isis Initiates Clinical Trial of CRP Drug
...velop drugs to any target and
to select targets that provide the most significant therapeutic benefit in
disease areas where new treatment options are desperately
ISIS 353512 Targets CRP
ISIS 353512 is an antisense drug that targets CRP. For many years, CRP
has been used as a clinical biomarker of d...
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. Begins Enrollment for U.S. Phase II Clinical Trial of CPP-109 in Patients with Methamphetamine Addiction
...erations for Catalyst.
"There are currently no adjunctive drug products approved for the treatment
of this population. As a result, drug therapies are desperately
which can improve abstinence achievement rates of behavioral therapy
currently obtained by addiction treatment specialists, and reduce
IDM Pharma Announces Updated Data From Mifamurtide (L-MTP-PE) Compassionate Access Program
and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
"Patients are our first priority and we are committed to providing
L-MTP- PE to those who desperately
need treatment," said Timothy P.
Walbert, president and chief executive officer, IDM Pharma. "The potential
survival and quality of life benefits for ...
Delcath Expands Phase III Trial for Metastatic Melanoma to Include University of Maryland Medical Center
...hase III study to premier oncology centers such as
UMMC remains a top priority for the Company, as it allows the Delcath
System to reach more patients desperately
in need of new treatment options
and expands physician awareness of its potential clinical benefit," said
Richard L. Taney, President and CEO of Delca...
Agennix Initiates A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Study of Oral Talactoferrin in Severe Sepsis
...al School, Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Rhode Island
Hospital, and an Investigator in the study. "New therapies for this disease
needed. Talactoferrin is particularly exciting because of
its unique mechanism of action mediated through its effect on the
gastrointestinal tract and...
Hospital Launches Landmark Emergency Medicine Project
... D.C. health care providers to natural disasters
or terrorist attacks. "In addition to this coordinated response plan, the
Washington, DC region still desperately
needs a facility that can handle a
huge influx of patients from an emergency situation and that would serve as
a model for the rest of the country," s...
desperately in Medical Dictionary
...non-profit organization dedicated to providing awareness of canine cancer, education, support and fundraising to assist those get the treatment they desperately
... Thus, the mammary gland of these species are thin but broad in width and length. ... While the lobular organization of mammary tissue ...
desperately in Biological News
Antibody targeting of glioblastoma shows promise in preclinical tests, say Lombardi researchers
...t studs the outside of glioblastoma cells, preventing a growth factor protein from binding to it and activating growth pathways in the tumors.
need new treatments for glioblastoma, and these findings have given us hope that a new approach may be possible," says the study's lead investigator, ...
Early rice harvests ease annual famine in Bangladesh
... Bangladeshi farmers are benefiting from research that allows farmers to harvest rice earlier, giving them more time to grow a second crop to provide desperately
needed food and ease hunger during monga -- the hunger months.
Monga is a yearly famine that occurs in northwest Bangladesh from September to Novem...
Scientists develop a new HIV microbicide -- and a way to mass produce it in plants
...hows how it might be possible to manufacture this protein in quantities large enough to make it affordable for people in developing countries.
need to control the spread of HIV, particularly in developing countries," said Julian Ma of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at St. G...
ChemoBrain: How cancer therapies can affect your mind
...apy survivors' stories with the opinions of doctors who recognize the symptoms will provide the affirmation that so many who suffer from chemobrain so desperately
need. She includes tactics for dealing with cognitive problems and other lingering side effects, strategies for multitasking at home and reentering ...
UC San Diego researchers identify potential new drug candidates to combat 'bird flu'
... As the specter of a worldwide outbreak of avian or "bird flu" lingers, health officials recognize that new drugs are desperately
needed since some strains of the virus already have developed resistance to the current roster of anti-flu remedies.
Now, a team of UC San Diego sc...
A place in the sun
... LA JOLLA, CA Those spindly plants that desperately
try to reach for a break in the canopy formed by larger plants all suffer from the same affliction: Shade avoidance syndrome or SAS. Now, the molecula...
Vaccine for Ebola virus
...us can now be transported to and from remote regions of the world. And it has huge potential as a possible weapon of bioterrorism, says Dr Sanchez. We desperately
need a protective vaccine.
So far, there have been over 1500 cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in humans. Illness starts abruptly and symptoms incl...
Logging road threatens rare peat dome, tigers
...enefit of the local communities, said Susanto Kurniawan of Jikalahari. Its shameful to see a multibillion-dollar enterprise hiding behind the needs of desperately
poor, isolated villagers, who will receive absolutely no benefit from this road but will likely suffer the consequences of APPs activities.
CWRU School of Medicine has evidence vaccine against malaria will reduce disease
...f P. vivax worldwide. The diseases prevalence has increased in recent years through the worldwide spread of drug resistance, which is why a vaccine is desperately
needed. This Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine research is particularly encouraging because it offers one of the first feasible vacci...
New treatment for age-related macular degeneration within sight
...els of endostatin, the number of abnormal blood vessels were practically undetectable.
With Baby Boomers reaching advanced ages, new treatments are desperately
needed to keep age-related macular degeneration from becoming a national epidemic, said Gerald Weissmann, MD, Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal. Th...
desperately in Biological Technology
Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released
... Emergence of the combination crop system may change the entire scenario of the biodiesel industry and shall provide much relief to the industry which desperately
in a need of a viable sustainable non-food feed stocks."
Mr. Sharma further added that, "Now we can ensure an oil yield of 1200-1350 gal...
GPhA Says BIO Cries Wolf on Senate Biogenerics Proposal
...ble biogenerics to treat their serious medical conditions and it is clear that 12 to 14 years of exclusivity will do nothing to get them the help they desperately
"It is a shame that in an attempt to protect the profits of Amgen, Genentech and other biotech companies, BIO and its supporters are misleadin...
OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) Specialty Pharmacy Passes $15 Million Milestone in Patient Financial Assistance
...t of Chronic Disease Fund. "Partnering with a resource like OncologyRx Care Advantage not only allows us to help patients get the medications they so desperately
need, but also the focused patient care they deserve."
Duane Reeder, a 75 year old cancer patient from Tucson, Ariz., was 60 years old when he wa...
Novo Nordisk Convenes Policy and Clinical Experts at Diabetes Media Summit
When considering the NIH research dollar allocation for FY 2008, the most recent year available, it is evident that diabetes research is desperately
Only 3.7 percent of the NIH budget goes to diabetes research, despite the fact that one-in-five health care dollars...
GPhA Statement on the Introduction of the Bipartisan Biogenerics Consensus Bill: 'Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act'
...ing Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act."
"For the countless patients who are unable to afford the biopharmaceutical medicines they desperately
need, today's bipartisan introduction of the 'Promoting Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act' provides great hope that they will soon be able to obtain ...
Waters Corporation Continues to Meet Today's Challenges for Improved Laboratory Operations with New Products at Pittcon 2009
...introduction. The ACQUITY UPLC and other so-called "fast LCs" provide greatly improved resolution and faster analysis, something laboratory scientists desperately
needed. So five years on, the HPLC marketplace is now fundamentally different thanks to Waters' groundbreaking product development effort."
Sequella Receives SBIR Funding Grant from the NIH for Further Development of Tuberculosis Drug SQ609
... to the two most important front-line TB drugs, rifampicin and isoniazid, and to at least two classes of second-line drugs. New more potent drugs are desperately
needed to shorten the TB therapeutic regimen, treat drug-resistant infection, and to stem the rising tide of TB deaths.
Cordex Pharma Forms Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board
...ing manner to the satisfaction of the medical community and regulatory authorities alike. Eventually, we hope to make the drug available to treat the desperately
ill heart failure patients worldwide."
About Heart Failure
Heart failure, a condition characterized by the inability of the heart to effecti...
BioNeutral Signs Agreement With a Non-profit for Long-Term Removal of Formaldehyde to Save 10,000 Mobile Homes in Louisiana
...tion to utilize its
Ogiene(TM) FE technology to bring 10,000 mobile homes into full compliance
so they can finally be safely used by those families so desperately
of biohazard-free housing.
Dr. Andy Kielbania, Chief Scientist at BioNeutral, said, "All of our
test data shows that Ogiene(TM) FE will be e...
Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Continue Research Partnership Through 2010
approaches to understand and treat pulmonary fibrosis.
"We'd like to express our gratitude to ATS for continuing a clinical
partnership that is desperately
needed in the research community to make
new funds available to investigators dedicated to improving our
understanding of IPF," said Marvin Schwarz, M...
desperately in Biological Dictionary
... by his conquest of Medusa . ... Dealing with genuine Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Near Eastern artifacts. However, the Seagod Poseidon (Neptune) desperately
desired Medusa . In a moment of raw passion he raped Medusa inside of Athena's temple of worship. ... MySpace Music profile for MEDUSA . Downlo...