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Model to study age-related macular degeneration could pave way for better treatment

PHILADELPHIA - Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have created the first animal model of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) caused by a mutation known to produce disease in people, an important first step in developing treatments. The study appears in the October ...

Bubbles may Pave Way for Producing Nanoscale Electronic Components

Blowing bubbles could provide a surprising solution to the problem of separating and aligning tangled nanowires and nanotubes, and pave a new way of producing nanoscale electronic components, such as transistors, a new study by American researchers has revealed. As part of their research, ...

New Research May Pave the Way for Shorter Hospital Stays for Diabetes Patients

Protocol-driven insulin therapy on the medical-surgical wards resulted in better glucose control, as compared to individualized management// in patients with diabetic foot ulcers. As a result, shorter hospital stay may be possible. “This is the first randomized pilot trial to showcase how i...

Fruit Flies May Pave Way to New Treatments for Age-related Heart Disease

The tiny Drosophila fruit fly may pave the way to new methods for studying and finding treatments for heart disease//, the leading cause of death in industrialized countries, according to a collaborative study. The study reports that mutations in a molecular channel found in heart muscle cell...

Study Would Pave Way for the Development of New Drugs That Targets TB Proteasome

A new study was conducted to understand the biochemistry and structure of a protein-cleaving complex (proteasome) that is essential to the TB bacterium’s survival. The findings were published in the journal Molecular Microbiology. // The study’s main aim was to design effective treatment for the di...

Penicillin To Pave Way For New Antibiotics

Newer antibiotics like cephalosporins will replace penicillin and amoxicillin when it comes to treating ailments like strep throat, as they are seen to be more effective. Doctors, who reviewed the treatment given to // 11,426 children, showed that even a short course of the newer drugs is more effe...

Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

...he involuntary movements. The identification of a specific abnormality in people with the genetic mutation who never develop symptoms could eventually pave the way towards new treatments for dystonia patients. There are half a million people in the United States alone. The brains of people with inherited ...

Multiple Myeloma Genome Unlocked

... co-principal investigator on the Multiple Myeloma Genomics Initiative. "Such a remarkable dataset exists for very few other cancers; it will no doubt pave the way toward personalized medicine for multiple myeloma patients." More information The American Cancer Society has more about multiple mye...

Award Honors Chicago Cancer Survivor Who Gives Back

...sen the blow of the disease on future generations," said Laura I. Thevenot, ASTRO CEO. "Our goal with this award is honor an individual who is helping pave the way to a cure for cancer and helping others cope with this disease." A ppli c a t ions fo r t h e 2009 ...

Rare Cells Linked to Pediatric Cancers

... Discovery could pave the way for future targeted treatment,,,, WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Certain types of circulating blood cells appear to be imp...

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Positive Results from Phase IIa Study Pave Way for Phase IIb Trial of DG051 for the Prevention of Heart Attack

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) today announced positive topline results from its Phase IIa clinical trial for DG051, the company's leukotriene A4 hydrolase inhibitor being developed for the prevention of heart attack. With these results, t...

Theranostics Health Announces Involvement with Major Academic Medical Center in Study Funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)

...ossibility of tracking how a woman is or is not responding to a prevention drug," said Dr. Victoria Seewaldt. "If this project is successful, it will pave the way for quickly testing the effectiveness of prevention drugs as well as biological response to exercise." "We are very pleased to have the o...

SGO and ACOG Announce Breast Cancer Fellowship Program for Gynecologic Oncologists

... treatment of breast disease. This will allow those gynecologic oncologists the opportunity to provide care in more aspects of women's cancer care and pave the way for patients to get comprehensive cancer care in a single place," explained SGO President David G. Mutch, M.D. "Emerging data suggests that m...

Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

...me in the research and treatment of PF, as a pivotal Phase III clinical trial is completed for Pirfenidone and data released. The positive data could pave the way for the first FDA-approved therapy to treat PF - a relentlessly progressive and ultimately fatal lung disease affecting more than 128,000 peop...

QuatRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data From Phase 3 Study for Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) Showing Improvements in Clinical Symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy

...ntly improve multiple clinical signs of vaginal atrophy in symptomatic patients. These are significant results for a non-estrogen oral therapy and may pave the way for an alternative approach to a very common and concerning condition for postmenopausal women." Also presented at the meeting were results ...

More Findings on Gene Involved in Childhood Asthma

...environmental influences to produce its effects. As in many other genetic diseases, researchers expect that better knowledge of gene associations will pave the way for new treatments and to customizing treatments to each patient's genetic profile. Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia...

Data Confirm Synvista Therapeutics Haptoglobin Diagnostic Test Kit Success in Rapidly Determining Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Diabetes

...cular disease in diabetic patients. In addition, we believe that the development of genetic markers like those identified by our test will continue to pave the way toward a personalized medicine model that will benefit a wider variety of patients in a more direct and reliably predictive manner." In the ...

Favourable Six Months Follow-Up Results From Intercell's Phase II Therapeutic Hepatitis C Program

...008 - Study is the first to show a statistically significant and long-term antiviral effect of therapeutic Hepatitis C vaccination - Data pave the way and strongly support move into a second generation vaccine formulated with Intercell's adjuvant IC31(R) acting through TLR ...

Study Shows Benefits of a High Omega-3 Diet in Older Adults

...ich in omega-3 fats is beneficial to one's heart health," said Tsitouras. "This study along with similar studies in the future will shed new light and pave the way for preventative measures for heart disease." About Kronos Longevity Research Institute Kronos Longevity Research Institute (KLRI) is a no...

Markers in Blood and Spinal Fluid, and a New Imaging Agent, Show Promise for Early Detection of Alzheimer's

... gender. The classification accuracy was 78%, the sensitivity was 80%, and the specificity was 77% for the combined model. "These important findings pave the way for further rigorous assessment of BACE1 as an effective and accurate clinical diagnostic tool, which could significantly improve risk assessm...
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AVAC comments on NIAID decision not to move forward with PAVE 100 Trial

New York, NY The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) today urged Dr. Anthony Fauci and the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to act swiftly to clarify the path ahead suggested by the announcement that NIAID would not go forward with the proposed PAVE 100 AIDS v...

Test of bacteria toxin delivery system could pave way for new antibiotic drugs

Jerusalem, June 16, 2008 Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have achieved a breakthrough in monitoring the toxin-delivery system of highly pathogenic bacteria an accomplishment that could help pave the way for new drugs that will be capable of neutralizing those germs. Most b...

NIST, Army researchers pave the way for anthrax spore standards

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Army Dugway (Utah) Proving Ground have developed reliable methods based on DNA analysis to assess the concentration and viability of anthrax spores after prolonged storage. The techniques and data are essential...

Ant guts could pave the way for better drugs

Scientists have discovered two key proteins that guide one of the two groups of pathogenic bacteria to make their hardy outer shells -- their defense against the world. The work, they said, could allow researchers to create new antibiotics against gram-negative bacteria, like E. coli and salmon...

Greasing interferon's gears may pave way to greater therapeutic benefits, fewer side effects

nterferon -- a critical protein that mediates the body's defense against a wide variety of infectious agents and tumors -- may soon have greater therapeutic value as the result of a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. "Essentially, we found a way to...

New understanding of DNA repair may pave way to cancer treatments

A Burnham Institute study has found that a protein known for its role in gene regulation has another important function, that of initiating DNA repair. The study, published in the May 27th edition of Molecular Cell, points to new targets for treatment of cancer. Ze'ev Ronai, Ph.D., Director of t...

Abnormal brain circuits may prevent movement disorder

...he involuntary movements. The identification of a specific abnormality in people with the genetic mutation who never develop symptoms could eventually pave the way towards new treatments for dystonia patients. There are half a million people in the United States alone. The brains of people with inherited ...

Researchers develop 'brain-reading' methods

...st, early step in developing a means for identifying higher-level mental functions, such as 'lying' or abstract reasoning. They potentially also could pave the way for earlier diagnosis and better treatment of mental disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, by offering a means for identifying very sub...

UK bioscience sparkles with new Diamond fellowship

...iver answers to social and economic challenges in the coming decades. Examples include gaining a better understanding of energy metabolism which could pave the way for significant health benefits and studying vision in deep sea animals which could have benefits in optical technologies. The first Indus...

New technique can fast-track better ionic liquids for biomass pre-treatments

...scientists know little beyond the fact that ionic liquids do work. Understanding how ionic liquids are able to dissolve lignocellulosic biomass should pave the way for finding new and better varieties for use in biofuels. A new technique that is providing some much needed answers has been developed by...
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Move over, silicon: Advances pave way for powerful carbon-based electronics

Bypassing decades-old conventions in making computer chips, Princeton engineers developed a novel way to replace silicon with carbon on large surfaces, clearing the way for new generations of faster, more powerful cell phones, computers and other electronics. The electronics industry has pushed...

STAAR Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for the Epiphany(TM) Injector System

...hree-Piece NTIOL and the Elastimide(TM) Silicone NTIOL. Introduction of the Epiphany will usher in a new era of insertion devices for the company and pave the way for the future introduction of a preloaded injector for the U.S. market. STAAR named this product "Epiphany" based on the genesis of the ...

UCB and Crohn's Disease Working Group Award $175,000 in Research Grants to Gastroenterology Fellows

...d was created to support young physician-scientists at a crucial time in their training, foster enthusiasm, drive interest in the field and ultimately pave the way for better patient care." The Research Awards in Inflammatory Bowel Disease for GI Fellows was established in December 2008. Recipients ...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Appoints Pricewaterhouse Coopers to Help Develop a SOX 404 Compliance Program

...PWC for this important undertaking as we strive to ensure that the Company is in full compliance with SOX 404 reporting requirements as we continue to pave the way for our long term growth," said Mr. Yan-Qing Liu, Chairman and CEO of China Sky One Medical. "We are committed to making every effort to incre...

BlueFire Ethanol To Present at BIO 2009 International Convention

...-announced federal support for biofuels initiatives, we are optimistic that technologies such as ours will soon become commercially available and help pave the way towards energy independence." With the goal of expanding biotech innovations that help "heal, fuel, and feed the world," BIO 2009 Intern...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group & Entest BioMedical Submit Research Proposal to U.S. Army for Funding Adipose-Derived Stem Cells to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

...ted brain ischemia and inflammation via intravenous administration or by intro-cerebral transplantation. It is plausible that our proposed study will pave the way for an ASC-based therapy for TBI, which hopefully will be much more feasible and safer than other stem cell-based approaches," said Koos. ...

Large-scale genetic study sheds new light on lung cancer

...the largest effort to date to chart the genetic changes involved in the most common form of lung cancer, lung adenocarcinoma. The findings should help pave the way for more individualized approaches for detecting and treating the nation's leading cause of cancer deaths. In a paper published in the Oct....

NTU and SIMTech announce the first antenna-in-package solution for single-chip 60 GHz radio

...n 60 GHz radio electronics, antenna design and characterisation, and SIMTech's strength in package design and fabrication. This solution is set to pave the way for the research and development of new system architectures and wireless communication products in Singapore. Emerging applications using hig...

A new material could act as a nanofridge for microchips

...uctures with a vertical correlation of dots. This could greatly influence the design of new materials with improved thermoelectric characteristics and pave the way for the creation of nanofridges for common semiconductor devices, given that the structure is compatible with silicon technology. Ge-base...

Introducing the next generation of chemical reactors

... Unique nanostructures which respond to stimuli, such as pH, heat and light will pave the way for safer, greener and more efficient chemical reactors. Being developed by a consortium of UK universities, the nanostructures can regulat...
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ICS-1500 Standard Integrated IC System from Dionex Corporation

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