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Photos: Lumixyl(TM) Enters the Market to Improve the Appearance of Hyperpigmentation without Irritation and Side Effects

...ivity to sunlight." Moreover, in-use and Repeated Insult Patch Testing (RIPT) studies confirm that Lumixyl is safe for topical use and does not elicit irritation or allergic reaction. It does not cause increased sensitivity to sunlight as do many commonly used brightening agents and is gentle for all...

Spleen May Help Heart Recover From Disease

...een recycles red blood cells and scans the blood for germs. "It serves as a filtering system," Swirski said. "It captures viruses or bacteria, and can elicit an inflammatory response." Inflammation -- think of the redness around a wound -- indicates that the immune system is rushing in to defend the body...

PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative and Crucell to test new malaria vaccine approach

...hip adds to its existing portfolio a vaccine approach with the potential to elicit a more comprehensive immune response than has been seen to date from the ci...irus serotypes Ad35 and Ad26 as delivery mechanisms, this approach seeks to elicit a protective immune response obtained from delivering the CSP. The safety, ...

St. Jude Scientists Discover a New Mechanism Controlling Neuronal Migration

...had actually looked in living cells to see the configuration of actin in migrating neurons to show how it positions the machinery that will eventually elicit movement of the cell," Solecki said. "We also found that contraction of Myosin II in the leading portion of a neuron powers movement." Critic...

Link between migraines and reduced breast cancer risk confirmed in follow-up study

... investigation among the women in the first study to determine the types, timing, intensity and severity of their migraines in hopes that the data may elicit additional clues. And, the research group has submitted a third study for publication that found that the association between migraine and reduced ...

Decision tool for prostate cancer patients helps men customize treatment in anxious time

... decision analyst accomplishes this mainly by collecting and analyzing historical data reported in medical journals. Second, the decision analyst must elicit the patient's individual preferences and incorporate them into the analysis. Because the outcomes involve multiple attributes (e.g., length of life an...

NIAID media availability: New strategy proposed for designing antibody-based HIV vaccine

... anti-HIV antibodies that do and do not have neutralizing properties Determining what quantity of broadly neutralizing antibodies an HIV vaccine must elicit to be effective Learning how anti-HIV neutralizing antibodies and HIV surface proteins evolve in response to one another in people who eventually pr...

CEL-SCI Expands Testing of Its Vaccine to Determine Efficacy Against More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

...h specificity for particular Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) antigens can elicit immune responses that would be protective against tuberculosis and have the...g ligand (TCBL) which has previously demonstrated the ability to induce and elicit protective immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal mode...

Pregnancy and the flu: A link to schizophrenia

...vent or reverse the consequence of fetal influenza infection in vulnerable individuals before they develop schizophrenia?" More research is needed to elicit answers to these vital issues. ...

Aderans Research BIO International Press Release

...ontrolled laboratory environments. If successful, we'll then be able to recombine the cells and restore them to the scalp, where they would ultimately elicit hair growth." A dynamic field on the cutting-edge of the hair restoration industry, cell treatment represents a major advance on traditional...
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New Patent Awarded for Antigen-Sparing Vaccines that Elicit Robust Immunity

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A needle-free vaccine platform that elicits a robust immune response against a wide array of viruses and bacteria has been awarded a U.S. patent. The University of Michigan holds the patent and NanoBio Corporation, a spin-off from the university, licen...

When It Comes to Natural Remedies for Hormonal Balance, the Proof Is in the Clinical Research

...types. "Something a lot of people don't realize is that there are 13 different phenotypes within Maca, and amazingly some of those phenotypes actually elicit different physiological effects," said Frame. NHI researched what the different phenotypes do and formulated Femmenessence MacaLife(R) and Femmeness...

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

...h specificity for particular Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) antigens can elicit immune responses that would be protective against tuberculosis and have the...oved TB vaccines, perhaps ones including the L.E.A.P.S. conjugates known to elicit protective cytokines such as IL-12, a precursor to producing gamma interfer...

Prostate Cancer Immunotherapy Significantly Prolongs Survival in Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

...th androgen-independent prostate cancer. It is an active cellular immunotherapy designed to use live human cells to boost a patient's immune system to elicit a long-lasting response against cancer. For more information about this presentation, please contact AUA Communications Manager Wendy Waldsachs ...

GeoVax Starts Injections for Phase 2a Human HIV/AIDS Vaccine Trial in USA

...les contain proteins that mimic more than half of the components of the AIDS virus, but cannot cause AIDS. This multi-protein approach is designed to elicit a broad multi-target protective T cell response. The Env protein is designed to elicit a protective Ab response against the natural form of the virus...

Rigel Expects R788 Partnership After Phase 2b Clinical Trials Results

...available in July and August 2009, respectively. In addition, analysis of the recently completed QT/QTc safety study has confirmed that R788 does not elicit a QT/QTc signal. The company also announced that it has cut its research programs in virology and oncology as well as certain related developme...

Modigene Announces Positive Results of Pilot Toxicity Study of Its Long-Acting Human Growth Hormone hGH-CTP

...as well as to provide preliminary information on the approximate injection frequency that will be needed in human patients. The study was designed to elicit potential adverse effects from a single, very large dose of hGH-CTP, also known as MOD-4023. No adverse effects were observed, and the data from this...

Cara Therapeutics Initiates Phase II Proof-Of-Concept Trial of Novel Analgesic in Acute Post-Operative Pain

...bility was confirmed in multiple species. In contrast to currently marketed opioids, CR845 did not produce inhibition of intestinal transit (ileus) or elicit signs of abuse or addiction liability in animal models. Preclinical studies also indicate that CR845 possesses anti-itch activity. About Cara Th...

Vical Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Achieve T-Cell Responses and Cross-Clade Reactivity in Humans

...n, A/Vietnam/1203/04. It was designed primarily to elicit antibody responses against the H5 protein but could elicit T-cell responses against H5 as well. Vical's triva...rotein (M2). The trivalent vaccine was designed to elicit a combination of T-cell and antibody responses aga...

Cara Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial of Novel Analgesic, CR845

...e that CR845 possesses anti-itch properties. Unlike currently marketed opioids, CR845 did not inhibit intestinal transit (ileus), impair breathing, or elicit signs of addiction in animal models. CR845 and related compounds are covered by a recently issued U.S. patent. About Cara Therapeutics Cara Therap...
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AnchorSew™ 3mm Device

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POLYSORB™ Soft Tissue Reattachment System, 2mm

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VICRYL (polyglactin 910) woven mesh

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VICRYL (polyglactin 910) knitted mesh

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SG-2002 Stand-Alone Ganzfeld

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Changes to embryos can elicit change in adult fish

In a study illustrating the apparent linkages between the evolutionary development and embryonic development of species, researchers have uncovered the genetic elements that determine the structure and function of a simple biomechanical system, the lower jaw of the cichlid fish. In addition, they'v...

Normal chromosome ends elicit a limited DNA damage response

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies discovered that cells co-opted the machinery that usually repairs broken strands of DNA to protect the integrity of chromosomes. This finding solves for the first time an important question that has long puzzled scientists. The natural ends...

Airway cells use 'tasting' mechanism to detect and clear harmful substances

...re nerves," said Alok Shah, a UI graduate student and co-first author of the study. "In the airways, bitter substances both activate the receptors and elicit a response -- the increased beating of the cilia -- designed to eliminate the offending material." Shah and co-first author Yehuda Ben-Shahar, Ph.D...

Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

...tent of subsidies, fishing effort and fishing by foreign fleets. To quantify those attributes the researchers developed a questionnaire designed to elicit worst- to best-case scenarios. The survey was translated into five languages and distributed to over 13,000 fisheries experts around the world. Nearly...

Research explores interactions between nanomaterials, biological systems

...material can be useful in nanomedicine applications or could cause harm if taken in by life forms in an ecosystem or food chain. Nanoparticles can elicit a wide range of intracellular responses, depending on their properties, concentrations and interactions with biological molecules. These properties an...

Understanding plants' overactive immune system will help MU researchers build better crops

...pathogens to interfere with the plant immune system). After the detection of a pathogen, specific proteins in the plant, known as resistance proteins, elicit an effective defense response. The plants' resistance proteins are regulated by suppressors to achieve minimal side effects to the plant while providi...

Caltech scientists show why anti-HIV antibodies are ineffective at blocking infection

..., they found that larger versions of 4E10 were less effective than smaller ones. These results highlight potential obstacles that vaccines designed to elicit antibodies similar to 4E10 might face. But b12 has its own obstacles to overcome as well. In fact, when the researchers looked more closely at thei...

Study suggests salt might be 'nature's antidepressant'

...sugary substance or pressing a bar that stimulates a pleasant sensation in their brains. "Things that normally would be pleasurable for rats didn't elicit the same degree of relish, which leads us to believe that a salt deficit and the craving associated with it can induce one of the key symptoms associa...

Analysis of fresh strawberries reveals consumer preferences

... WINTER HAVEN, FLFresh strawberries. Just the mention of this iconic spring and early summer fruit can elicit mouthwatering memories of shortcake, fruity drinks and sweet desserts. Researchers interested in learning more about this evocative fruit have determi...

Scientists identify human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird and seasonal flu viruses

...always effective because the vaccine must be updated each year. Vaccines against H5N1 in development have shown promise, but none has been reported to elicit a broad response in humans that would cover a broad range of different H5N1 virus strains. Antiviral medications, including the neuraminidase inhibito...
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GeoVax Labs, Inc. Provides Clinical Studies Update

...DS virus, but cannot cause AIDS. This multi-protein approach is designed to elicit a broad multi-target protective T cell response. The Env protein is designed to elicit a protective antibody response against the natural form of the virus envelo...

Oprah, Luke Skywalker and Maradona -- new study investigates how our brains respond to them

... have identified cortical areas in the human temporal lobe that are selective to voices and words. However, how visual, text and sound information can elicit a unique percept is still largely unknown." The University of Leicester team in collaboration with UCLA and Caltech used presentations of pictures,...

CEL-SCI Files Patent Application to Support Company's Treatment for More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

...h specificity for particular Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) antigens can elicit immune responses that would be expected to be protective against tuberculos...g ligand (TCBL) which has previously demonstrated the ability to induce and elicit protective immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal mode...

New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease

... doses of Prevenar 13 at age 12 to <24 months; and 3) a single dose of Prevenar 13 at age 24 to <72 months. Each of the 3 regimens was shown to elicit immune response levels against all 13 serotypes that were either comparable to or greater than the IgG antibody concentrations achieved in infants aft...

PeriCor Therapeutics Reports Positive Preclinical Results of GP531 at the European Heart Failure Congress in Nice

...tolic volume. This improvement in the heart's pumping ability was achieved without increasing heart rate or lowering blood pressure, and GP531 did not elicit de-novo ventricular arrhythmias, even at the highest doses. GP531 is a second generation member of a novel new class of cardioprotective compound...

CEL-SCI Developing Immune-Based Treatment Against Swine and Other H1N1 Flu Viruses Using Proprietary L.E.A.P.S. Technology

....P.S. technology. Each L.E.A.P.S. construct is composed of a T cell binding ligand (TCBL) which has previously demonstrated the ability to induce and elicit protective immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal models. The concept behind the L.E.A.P.S. technology is to directly mimic...

CEL-SCI's L.E.A.P.S. Technology Shows Potential to Treat Swine Influenza in Preclinical Studies

...ific vaccine. Each L.E.A.P.S. construct is composed of a T cell binding ligand (TCBL) which has previously demonstrated the ability to induce and elicit protective immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal models. In CEL-SCI's L.E.A.P.S. swine flu vaccine the TCBLs will be coupled to ...

Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Recent Corporate Highlights

... billion. There are currently no approved cures for either condition. Early preclinical data suggest that Hsp 6/11 has the ability to elicit strong T-cell responses against HPV types 6 and 11 target antigens. "During the quarter, Nventa announced positive clinical results for our le...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Commences Dosing ANA773 in Hepatitis C Patients

...t. Results from preclinical pharmacology studies have shown that ANA773 can elicit desired immune responses and that the profile of response can be modulated ... potentially replace injectable interferon; (iv) the belief that ANA773 can elicit immune stimulation of a magnitude sufficient to confer therapeutic potentia...

Nventa Provides Corporate Update and Advancement Plans for HspE7, Hsp 6/11 and Poly-ICR

...l of more than $1 billion. There are currently no approved cures for either condition. Early preclinical data suggest that Hsp 6/11 has the ability to elicit strong T-cell responses against HPV types 6 and 11 target antigens. Next steps for Hsp 6/11 include finalizing manufacturing and formulation protocols...
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Synapse

...-synaptic membrane. This " re-uptake " prevents " desensitization " of the post-synaptic receptors and ensures that succeeding action potentials will elicit the same size EPSP. The necessity of re-uptake and the phenomenon of desensitization in receptors and ion channels means that the strength of a synaps...

Vestibular system

... linear acceleration, which in turn deflects the Hair cells (Fig. 4, bottom layer) and thus produces a sensory signal. Most of the utricular signals elicit eye movements, while the majority of the saccular signals projects to muscles that control our posture. While the interpretation of the rotation signa...
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Fusion Protein

... protein and prepare lysate. ... The observation that stress proteins have profound immune stimulatory properties ... Hsp70 fusion proteins elicit antigen-specific CTL responses and protect mice ... Immunohistochemical detection of His•Tag fusion proteins in transfected COS-1 cells ... T...

Chaperone Proteins

...g in a cell. ... ... one of the body's many " chaperone " proteins , which promote the proper folding ... heat, cold and all sorts of stresses can elicit these chaperone proteins , the ... Definition of chaperone at Dictionary.com with free online dictionary, ... chaperone protein . the drows...
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