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CBM USA stands up and speaks out to world leaders on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

GREENVILLE, SC, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ - The numbers are staggering -- over 20% of people living in poverty in developing countries have a disability. "It's not the impairment or disability which creates dependency and poverty in people with disabilities, but their exclusion from mainstream soc...

Eliminating polio requires global, coordinated effort -- Health Affairs article highlights risks, rewards of eradication

Bethesda, MD -- Eliminating polio everywhere will require global cooperation on several fronts, including lowering the cost for poor countries to vaccinate with inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), says a leading global health researcher in the July/August Health Affairs thematic issue on global hea...

Global Health Community Commits Over $630 Million in Aggressive Push for Polio Eradication

Rotary International, Gates Foundation, United Kingdom, and Germany pledge critically needed funds and urge donor and endemic country governments to help end crippling childhood disease SAN DIEGO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International, the Bill & Melinda Ga...

Bill and Melinda Gates Call for New Global Commitment to Chart a Course for Malaria Eradication

New Resources and Scientific Progress Help Pave the Way Toward Malaria Eradication U.S. Presidential Candidates Urged to Sustain and Expand President's Malaria Initiative SEATTLE, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill and Melinda Gates...

Health Ministers Meeting on Polio Eradication Today

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss will preside over a meeting of ten State health ministers today, which will review the polio eradication process. The meeting has been convened in the wake of reports that the incidence of polio has exacerbated in the last two yea...

HIV Eradication Unlikely Following Bone Marrow Transplantation

The first published report of the HIV eradication potential of a bone marrow transplant in an individual on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has concluded that// eradication is unlikely utilising this method. Currently available anti-HIV drugs may be able to reduce HIV to 'undet...

Anemia Eradication During Adolescence

Iron deficiency anemia is the commonest medical disorder in pregnancy, adversely affecting maternal and fetal health.// Despite several national programmes targeted at control and treatment of anemia during pregnancy, the success has not been as anticipated, since the majority of women present late...

UN Health Agency, Partners Seek Total Eradication of Polio

The United Nations health agency and its partners have pledged to eradicate the polio in the last four endemic countries//. They have taken measures to sustain the effort as long as needed till the last trace of the paralyzing and fatal disease is nipped out. Mounting a hopefully final assaul...

Japan's Support for Polio Eradication in India

The government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs.190 million (456 million yen) for the intensified pulse polio immunisation (IIPI) campaign// in India this year, parliament was informed Wednesday. Answering a question, Health and Family Welfare Minister Anbumani Ramadoss...

Community Awareness Is Imperative For Eradication Of Rabies

Rabies, the most dreaded of all the communicable diseases that humans can get from animals, needed to be controlled through effective dog population management and widespread immunization programmes // , Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said. First-aid availability, man...

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Eradication in Medical Technology

Tumor Eradication Article Published by Cancer Research

Preclinical results make compelling case for clinical testing in human cancer patients SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In its Oct. 15 issue, Cancer Research published a peer-reviewed article from Genelux Corporation describing successful eradication of human brea...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Online press conference today with Mary Robinson, President, Realizing Rights, the ethical global initiative, Salil Shetty (UNMC) and Kumi Naidoo (GCAP) at 14.00GMT - log on at http://www.standagainstpoverty.org/press/conference NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 38.7 millio...

Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons

...trolled trial demonstrating high rates of complete eradication of Barrett's and dysplasia in the ablation group a... baseline evidence of dysplasia, 100% had complete eradication of all signs of dysplasia. These data comport wit.... While both interventions had very high complete eradication rates (95-100%), endoscopic resection was associat...

Researchers Present Safety and Efficacy Results of 429 Patients Treated With Radiofrequency Ablation for Pre-Cancerous Barrett's Esophagus

...r those patients that had baseline evidence of dysplasia, 100% had complete eradication of all signs of dysplasia. "We believe that the results of our trial a...n (those having dysplasia). The ablation group had a high rate of complete eradication of dysplasia and intestinal metaplasia and a significantly decreased the ra...

Study in the New England Journal of Medicine Shows Non-Surgical Treatment for Pre-Cancerous Condition of Esophagus is Effective and Reduces Risk for Cancer Development

...RX Medical, Inc.) is highly effective for complete eradication of a pre-cancerous condition of the esophagus call...tcome for the trial. The study endpoints were the eradication of all early Barrett's and, separately, all dyspla... with ablation had a significantly higher complete eradication rate for both early Barrett's and dysplasia as com...

Cancer Research 'David' Hopes to Slay 'Cancer Goliath'

...burg & Wilk has been happy to help CHAI Foundation with some of their legal needs over the last several years while they pursue their goal for the eradication of cancer." A Preliminary Patent Application has been filed through Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal. A Tax Deductable Donation can be...

St. Jude Finds More Than 100 Gene Variations Linked With Response to Leukemia Treatment

...he level of residual leukemia or MRD. A high proportion (21 of 102) of these MRD-linked SNPs also predicted leukemic relapse; moreover, 21 SNPs linked eradication of MRD with greater exposure of the leukemic cells to the chemotherapy drugs. For example, the researchers discovered five SNPs that are located...

PDS Biotechnology Corporation Progresses Development of Nanotechnology Cancer Therapies

...side effects induced by current adjuvants. The result is simple, safe and cost effective nanotechnology-based drugs and vaccines that induce effective eradication of the specific cells infected with, or expressing the particular protein formulated with Versamune(TM). PDS Biotechnology Corporation (http://www....

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Study Results for Next Generation Oxazolidinone at 2008 ICAAC/IDSA Joint Meeting

... twice a day (13/14), respectively, and 93.3% for patients treated with linezolid 600 mg twice a day (14/15). In microbiologically evaluable patients, eradication was achieved in 100% of the group treated with radezolid at 450 mg once a day (20/20), and 87.5% in the group receiving radezolid 450 mg twice daily (...

Pivotal Phase III Data Confirm the Efficacy and Safety of Arpida's Intravenous Iclaprim in Treating Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

... Iclaprim also achieved high eradication rates for the most common pathogens, including methicillin-resistant Stap... population. Data from the studies also show that iclaprim exhibited a high eradication rate for MRSA (76.4 percent), which was comparable to that of linezolid (78...
Eradication in Medical Products

ImmunoCard STAT! HpSA

Description:...is able to identify current infections, using a truly non-invasive method, and can be used for diagnosing the infection, as well as for confirming the eradication four weeks after the end of the therapy....
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Eradication in Medical Dictionary

Scrapie

... disease of sheep and goats from USDA, with short videos of ... Scrapie eradication Uniform Methods and Rules (pdf 159kb) ... Scrapie Flock Certification...l Scrapie (PPT) ... Identification Requirements of the National Scrapie eradication Program for Sheep (PPT) ... Scrapie is a neurodegenerative disease, c...

Mucosa

...the oral mucosa . ... ... species formed in the gastric mucosa , resulting in a reduced level of radical ... evaluate vaccine candidates for eradication of the bacteria from gastric mucosa . ... Rectal prolapse repair - Overview, Rectal prolapse repair is surgery to fix a rectal prolapse...

Helicobacter pylori

...ori ) including what it is, how this infection is diagnosed, and how and why it is treated What is Helicobacter pylori ? ... after successful eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in Alaska Natives ... al. High prevalence of Helicobacter pylori ... Helicobacter pylori Consensu...
Eradication in Biological News

Hope for a rabies eradication strategy in Africa

Most of the rabies virus circulating in dogs in western and central Africa comes from a common ancestor introduced to the continent around 200 years ago, probably by European colonialists. In the current issue of Journal of General Virology a team of scientists from Africa, USA and France report...

Ethiopian government celebrates rinderpest eradication

(BOSTON) July 21, 2009 - A menace to the African cattle population for more than a century, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has declared rinderpest eradicated in Ethiopia. Ethiopia, which grappled with the cattle-killing disease that threatened its food supply and its economy for de...

'Shock and kill' research gives new hope for HIV-1 eradication

Latent HIV genes can be 'smoked out' of human cells. The so-called 'shock and kill' technique, described in a preclinical study in BioMed Central's open access journal Retrovirology , might represent a new milestone along the way to the discovery of a cure for HIV/AIDS. Dr. Enrico Garaci, pre...

Polio vaccination strategies assessed as eradication nears

Polio is on track to become only the second disease ever eradicated. In two studies in the Dec. 15 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, now available online, scientists are working to ensure that once it is gone, it stays gone. One study reduces concerns that people whose immune systems wer...

City rats loyal to their 'hoods, scientists discover

...o pounds and transmit a variety of diseases to humans. Despite expensive eradication efforts, the number of rats in Baltimore has remained unchanged over the pa... home. The findings suggest that while rats rarely migrate, neighborhood eradication efforts may backfire by encouraging the rodents to repopulate other areas a...

TB -- hiding in plain sight

...nt (XDR-TB) tuberculosis. New therapies are needed to treat these dangerous infections. Immune responses to tuberculosis rarely result in complete eradication of the infection. Instead, TB-infected immune cells promote the generation of chronic inflammation and the formation of granulomas, which are areas w...

Old stain in a new combination

...oldest synthetic malaria drug, the methylene blue stain, can curb the spread of malaria parasites and make a significant contribution to the long-term eradication called for by the international "Roll Back Malaria Initiative." In a study on 160 children with malaria in Burkina Faso, specialists in tropical medic...

Rabbits on the back foot -- but naturally they're fighting back

...s and warren destruction. "We will need to use any existing window of opportunity to apply the lethal calicivirus more effectively and better target eradication attempts on affected populations," Professor Peacock said. "There is also a need for more research to understand where this virus is and how it act...

DNA barcoding of mosquito species deployed in bid to end elephantiasis

...opical areas has created more places for mosquitoes to breed and thus to more LF infection. World health authorities have earmarked the disease for eradication by 2020 through mass drug administration (MDA). Officials are identifying communities where LF is endemic and treating people at risk with annual dos...

Symposia selected for Entomological Society of America meeting

...osia: Celebrating over 120 Years of Regulatory Pest Control: Social, Political, Legal, and Biological Challenges of Detection, Quarantine, and eradication Programs Corn Rootworm Management: State of the Art and a Look Toward the Future Current Research and Future Challenges on the Use of Arthropod...
Eradication in Biological Technology

Ondine Announces Publication of Positive Results from Pseudomonas aeruginosa Eradication Study

VANCOUVER, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ondine Biopharma Corporation (TSX: OBP; AIM: OBP), a medical technology company developing photodisinfection-based products, today announced that the results of a study using the Company's platform Photodisinfection technology to eliminate Pseudomonas...

NewBridge Pharmaceuticals Announces Licensing of Pylera(R) for Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Caspian Region

...(R) , an innovative 3-in-1 capsule therapy for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori , a bacterium now recogniz...most widely prescribed therapeutic regimen for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori (omeprazole, amoxicillin ... range of patients as a first-line therapy for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori based on its convenient 1...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

...te impressive. Two immediate and important applications of Ygiene(TM) come to mind: 1- Perhaps the biggest challenge facing hospitals worldwide is eradication of Clostridium difficile spores in the environment in a timely fashion thereby reducing or eliminating possible nosocomial spread. Ygiene(TM) safely ...

Cynvec to Present at The 2009 New York Venture Summit

...ytotoxics, monoclonal antibodies, chemotherapeutic agents and radiation. CYN 101 is a replication defective, apoptotic RNA vector that has shown tumor eradication and highly significant survival rates in pre-clinical models of ovarian and pancreatic cancer as both a single agent and in combination with licensed ...

Cynvec to Present at the 11th Annual Shanghai International Forum on Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry

...ytotoxics, monoclonal antibodies, chemotherapeutic agents and radiation. CYN 101 is a replication defective, apoptotic RNA vector that has shown tumor eradication and highly significant survival rates in pre-clinical models of ovarian and pancreatic cancer as both a single agent and in combination with licensed ...

Micromet Presents Data at AACR Meeting Showing Elimination of Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells by BiTE Antibody MT110

...h.D., Chief Scientific Officer of Micromet. "Our new findings are encouraging for the ongoing clinical development of MT110." (1)Muenz, M. et al. eradication of colon cancer stem cells by EpCAM/CD3-bispecific BiTE antibody MT110. AACR Annual Meeting 2009, abstract no. 3250 (2)Visvader, J.E. and Lindeman,...

Guam rhino beetles got rhythm

...zed world-class expert on acoustic detection of insects, to travel to Guam to collaborate with island scientists on the Guam Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle eradication Project. The results of this research were recently published in the journal Florida Entomologist . The coconut rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoce...

Cynvec to Present at New York Biotechnology Association 18th Annual Meeting

...ytotoxics, monoclonal antibodies, chemotherapeutic agents and radiation. CYN 101 is a replication defective, apoptotic RNA vector that has shown tumor eradication and highly significant survival rates in pre- clinical models of ovarian and pancreatic cancer as both a single agent and in combination with licensed...

Chimerix Joins International Network of Organizations to Cure Malaria

... by collaborating with iThemba, we can concomitantly support the growth and development of a sustainable biotech community in South Africa." "The eradication of malaria is now at the top of MMV's agenda," stated Chris Hentschel, President and CEO of MMV. "We have reprioritized our research accordingly and a...

Cynvec to Present at the BIO National Venture Conference

...ytotoxics, monoclonal antibodies, chemotherapeutic agents and radiation. CYN 101 is a replication defective, apoptotic RNA vector that has shown tumor eradication and highly significant survival rates in pre-clinical models of ovarian and pancreatic cancer as both a single agent and in combination with licensed ...
Eradication in Biological Definition

Apoptosis

...or cells. Upon maturation, these dendritic cells present antigen (derived from the apoptotic corpses) to killer T cells, which are then primed for the eradication of cells undergoing malignant transformation. This apoptosis-dependent pathway for T cell activation is not present during necrosis, and has opened ex...

Edward Jenner

...tion, and looked forward to the day when smallpox would no longer be a threat anywhere on earth; his dream eventually reached fruition with the global eradication of smallpox in the late 1970s . For this pioneering work in vaccination Jenner is regarded as the Father of Immunization. He studied anatomy and ...

Louis Pasteur

...n the Institut Pasteur , Paris. Pasteur's method of immunization was effective and was employed by many other physicians, eventually leading to the eradication of the diseases typhus and polio as threats. Pasteurization led to the elimination of contaminated milk and other drinks as sources of disease. In...

Vaccine

... enter cells, and (2) by recognizing and destroying infected cells before that agent can multiply to vast numbers. Vaccines have contributed to the eradication of Smallpox , one of the most contagious and deadly diseases known to man. Other diseases such as rubella, polio, measles, mumps, chickenpox, and ty...
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