Alzheimer's Foundation of America Lays Out Strategies for Healthy Aging
New Web Site Focuses on Being Proactive, Reducing Risks for Dementia
NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Look at your calendar from the past week: Have you gone for a brisk walk, eaten dark leafy vegetables or toured a museum with a friend?
With growing evidence that these are t...
DNA Testing Lays Romanov Murder Mystery to Rest
Bodies found near rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family identified as 2 missing children
WEDNESDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- An enduring mystery has been laid to rest with the DNA identification of the bodies of two children of the last Tsar of Russia.
The bones of the siblings, Tsa...
Cystic Fibrosis foundation lays out new treatment guidelines
New clinical standards on the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) have been released following an exhaustive review of all available literature.
The guidelines, a result of a two-year review of original research and systematic review literature from 1983 to 2006, were published in...
Midwest Orthopaedic Research Foundation Lays Out Global Vision for the Future
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon its impressive past
successes, the Midwest Orthopaedic Research Foundation (MORF) is laying out
a global vision, which will propel it forward in the coming decade. This
vision, centered on orthopaedic research, education and new product
Gene Discovery Lays Groundwork for Targeted Therapies for Endometrial Cancer
Discovery of alterations in a gene called FGFR2 could accelerate the development of new treatments for endometrial cancer, a type of uterine cancer. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen); the Wellcome Trust Sanger...
Genome of Leukemia Patient Reveals Common Mutations
...elop and grow," study senior author Dr. Timothy Ley, a professor of medicine, said in the news release. "Gaining a genome-wide understanding of cancer lays
the foundation for developing more powerful ways to diagnose, classify and treat patients."
The U.S. National Cancer Institut...
Mountain States Health Alliance Rolls Out TEDS Talent Management System
...ring that all mandatory training is assigned and tracked through completion and evaluation. This not only provides enhanced regulatory compliance, but lays
the foundation for total talent management in the future."
Having already implemented automated learning management via TEDS Learning on Dema...
FRC Action Launches TV Ad Campaign On Government Health Care Takeover
...nveiled a new TV ad which will initially run in five key states including Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Alaska, Louisiana, and Nebraska. The hard hitting ad lays
out two key threats should President Obama's plan become reality - rationing and taxpayer funded abortions. Patients, particularly the elderly, will...
Smart Ideas at the Intersection of Transportation, Health, and Equity
...: Bold New Ideas for Healthy, Equitable Transportation Reform in America , lays
out key policies and programs that would help improve health outcomes in vu... to better achieve the vision of healthy people living in healthy places -- lays
out 11 key policy proposals, including:
encouraging and funding h...
New Insights Could Help Shield Babies From Diarrhea Bug
...zation and Respiratory Diseases, said in the release. "This research not only explains the effects of the U.S. rotavirus vaccination program, but also lays
the foundation for understanding the tremendous lifesaving benefits of vaccination in the developing world, where more than half a million children di...
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New AVAC Report on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Calls for Immediate Planning to Anticipate Study Results of Potential New HIV Prevention Option
...tion, known as PrEP or
pre-exposure prophylaxis. The report also provides the most up-to-date
information about ongoing and planned PrEP research, and lays
out an agenda
for action on key issues that must be addressed as research on this
promising HIV prevention intervention moves forward.
The new repor...
Anti-Cancer Drug CYT997 Update
...new trial centers will further accelerate
dosing in this study. Initiation of these clinical centers also broadens
the company's clinical partners and lays
a foundation for the company's
Phase II program. Given the generally favourable tolerability seen to date,
it is not anticipated that the trial will c...
First High-Res 3-D Structures of Mammalian HSP90 Protein Solved, Key to Better Targets for AIDS, Sepsis, Cancer Drugs
...ll as a therapeutic point of view. In addition
to aiding our understanding of the fundamental biology of
chaperone-mediated protein folding, this work lays
the foundation for the
design of drugs that specifically target individual members of the hsp90
family," Gewirth, who also holds a post as an associat...
Nuvelo Announces Publication of NU206 Study Results in
...is in Mice," appears in the April
issue of Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American
Gastroenterological Association (AGA).
"This study lays
the scientific foundation for the development
of NU206 as a potential treatment for inflammatory bowel disease,"
said Walter Funk, Ph.D., vice preside...
Nuvelo Announces Publication of Preclinical Study Results
Demonstrating the Potential of NTB-A as a New Target for Leukemia
...elopment of new antibody therapeutics is an important
area of study as leukemia and lymphoma patients need more treatment
options. This study not only lays
the scientific foundation for
continued NTB-A target and antibody development, but it also
validates the focus of our cancer antibody research and mov...
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PROLENE Hernia System
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in the preperitoneal space and opens to cover the entire myopectineal orifice. This key and exclusive feature of the PROLENE Hernia System ensures tha...
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Human clones: New U.N. analysis lays out world's choices
The world community quickly needs to reach a compromise that outlaws reproductive cloning or prepare to protect the rights of cloned individuals from potential abuse, prejudice and discrimination, according to authors of a new policy analysis by the United Nations Universitys Institute of Advanced...
Huntington's cure in flies lays groundwork for broader treatment approaches
Boosting levels of two critical proteins that normally shut down during Huntington's disease, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have cured fruit flies of the genetic, neurodegenerative condition.
Forms of the same proteins-known in short form...
Climate change poker: The barriers which are preventing a global agreement
..., 2009, in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters .
The paper 'Tripping Points: Barriers and Bargaining Chips on the Road to Copenhagen' lays
bare the main tripping points political barriers and bargaining chips which need to be overcome for countries to reach a consensus on how to address...
A global model for the origin of species independent of geographical isolation
...ion of species formed patterns similar to those that have occurred with real organisms all around the world.
"The model we put forward in the paper lays
the groundwork for more powerful tests of the role played by natural and sexual selection, as well as habitat complexity in shaping the patterns of bi...
Telomeres resemble DNA fragile sites
...e and Sfeir have not only unveiled a completely unanticipated replication problem at telomeres, they have also shown how it is solved.
The research lays
new groundwork for the study of common fragile sites throughout the genome, explains de Lange. "Fragile sites have always been hard to study because n...
Ecological Society of America announces 2009 award recipients
...tribute to global change, including deforestation, land fragmentation, ecological regime shifts and the loss of ecosystem services. Turner's synthesis lays
out the advances and challenges in the field of land change science.
Gene activity reveals dynamic stroma microenvironment in prostate cancer
... the growth and maintenance of stem cells, said Ittmann.
While many of the gene changes they found may have no role in prostate cancer, the report lays
the groundwork for determining which players and processes may have a role, he said.
"One question is what are the pathways turning on some of the...
Midge keeps invasive mosquito in check, aiding native mosquitoes
The Asian tiger mosquito was first detected in the U.S. in 1985 in a shipment of used tires to a Texas port. Like the native mosquito, it lays
its eggs in watery containers, including tires. Even if the water evaporates, a splash of rain and a supply of nutrients such as the microbes that fee...
New research helps explain how connexin hemichannels are kept closed
...ndrew Harris (University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey) discusses new research that provides insight into how hemichannels are kept closed and lays
the framework for more specific questions regarding how they open in certain conditions as part of a junctional channel (1).
As Harris explains, t...
Preventing ear infections in the future: Delivering vaccine through the skin
...gy in Philadelphia.
"Our data are the first to show that transcutaneous immunization is an effective way to prevent experimental ear infections and lays
the foundation for an effective, yet simple, inexpensive and potentially transformative way to deliver vaccines," says Laura Novotny, one of the stu...
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MSNBC Publishes Free Online Abridgment of 'Biocentrism'
...to article "The Universe in Your Head: Stem cell pioneer Robert Lanza generates controversy on a whole different plane with 'Biocentrism,' a book that lays
out his theory of everything."
"Biomedical researcher Robert Lanza has bee...
Senator Arlen Specter and Richard Gephardt Headline Policy Forum on U.S. Medical Innovation, Highlight Achieving 'Recovery Through Discovery'
...ve breakthroughs in cancer and other devastating illnesses, create millions of high-paying jobs, and maintain U.S. competitiveness. Our policy agenda lays
out clear objectives and changes that, when implemented by Congress, will spur recovery of the U.S. economy, and improve the health of all Americans."...
Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue
...st and age-related frailty, disability and disease take over.
Organovo is developing a very promising solution. Their 3-dimensional bio-printer lays
down bio-ink that fuses into complex tissue, creating new tissue to replace diseased tissue. Rejection of transplanted tissue is not a concern; the ce...
Bavarian Nordic Announces its Interim Report for the Period 1 January to 31 March 2009
...erim Results for the First
Quarter of 2009
- Positive Developments in the Biodefence and Cancer Business Areas
- End of Phase II Meeting lays
Down Pathway for the Licensure of
- Preparations for the Delivery of IMVAMUNE(R) to the USA are Progressing
According to Plan
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Life Technologies for Excellence in the Life Science Research Tools Industry
...the protein electrophoresis market, the RNAi market, and the proteomics array market."
Life Technologies offers approximately 50,000 products and lays
claim to an incredibly strong technological foundation of approximately 3,600 patents and licenses. Today, with the Invitrogen and Applied Biosystems ...
MIT, BU team combats antibiotic resistance with engineered viruses
...eated with natural bacteriophages and antibiotics, 20 percent for mice treated only with antibiotics, and 10 percent for untreated mice.
"This work lays
the groundwork for the development of a library of bacteriophages, each designed to attack different bacterial targets," said Lu.
In 2007, Lu and C...
Sea urchin yields a key secret of biomineralization
...picule development in 2- to 3-day-old sea urchin larvae. The sea urchin spicule is formed inside a clump of specialized cells and begins as the animal lays
down a single crystal of calcite in the form of a rhombohedral seed, from which the rest of the spicule is formed. Starting from the crystalline cente...
Targeting Metastatic Cancer From the Inside: Epeius Biotech Reveals a New Generation of Tools for Medical Gene Delivery
...n tumor-targeting biotechnology, nanotechnology,
and therapeutic gene delivery developed for clinical applications in the
field of oncology. The paper lays
the scientific, preclinical and clinical
foundations for new applications of personalized medicine, specifically for
patients with metastatic cancer.
DOE JGI Director Eddy Rubin highlights the genomics of plant-based biofuels in the journal Nature
... Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), in the August 14 edition of the journal Nature . In "Genomics of cellulosic biofuels," Rubin lays
out a path forward for how emerging genomic technologies will contribute to a substantially different biofuels future as compared to the present corn-...
Nanotech: A regulatory blueprint for the next administration
...at nanotechnology's benefits will be maximized and its risks identified and controlled. A new report by former EPA official J. Clarence (Terry) Davies lays
out a clear roadmap for the next presidential administration and describes the immediate and longer term steps necessary to deal with the current shor...
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