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Early treatment of systemic onset JIA with anakinra restores the IL-18 response

Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday 12 June 2009: First line treatment with anakinra (an interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor antagonist), results in a 'good' clinical response (ACRp90) in patients newly diagnosed with systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SoJIA), and restores the deficient IL-18 respons...

G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment Uses Innovative Use of Oxygen Therapy Which Restores Mind and Body in Drug Rehab

G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment has added the use of Mild Hyperbarics to drug and alcohol treatment program protocols. Long used around the world, including Scotland and Russia, mild hyperbarics is not generally associated with drug and alcohol treatment in the U.S. G & G provides dr...

New Cutting Edge Technology Restores Sight to Patient Gwendolyn Hayes

Recent advances in eye care technology may be of help to the visually challenged. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB)April 9, 2009 -- New advanced technology, called PRELEX has restored sight to Khanna Institute patient, Gwendolyn Hayes. This recently FDA approved technology ...

Testosterone Patch Restores Libido in Postmenopausal Women

But, the male hormone therapy may cause unwanted hair growth, study finds,, WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- There aren't a lot of treatment options for older women with flagging libidos, but a new study suggests that a testosterone patch may significantly improve the number of s...

New report shows locomotor training restores walking function in child with spinal cord injury

ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 4, 2008)A new report shows that a non-ambulatory (unable to walk or stand) child with a cervical spinal cord injury was able to restore basic walking function after intensive locomotor training. The case study, published in Physical Therapy (May 2008), the scientific journal ...

AUA 2008: Gastric bypass surgery restores sexual function in morbidly obese men

ORLANDO, FL, May 19, 2008 Losing weight may help resolve erectile dysfunction in obese men, according to research presented today at the 103rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Morbid obesity can cause sexual dysfunction independent of other common confounder...

Mylan Restores Availability of Generic Levothyroxine in Florida

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced that Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has obtained an order from an administrative law judge in Florida finding that the inclusion of Levothyroxine Sodium on the state's negative drug formulary is an invalid exerci...

Belgian Doctor Restores Woman's Fertility With Ovary Graft

A Belgian doctor claimed Tuesday a world first after restoring the fertility of a woman made infertile by chemotherapy and other cancer treatment. The gynaecologist, Jacques Donnez, said he had successfully grafted ovarian tissue from the woman's sister last year at the Cliniques Universit...

Human Stem Cell Therapy Restores Motor Function to Paralyzed Rats

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine have successfully restored motor function in paralyzed rats by grafting human spinal stem cells (hSSCs) in them. "We demonstrated that when damage has occurred due to a loss of blood flow to the spines neural c...

Bionic Ear Restores Hearing to Von Hippel-Lindau Disease Patients

Scientists have for the first time shown that a bionic ear may help restore hearing in patients with von Hippel-Lindau disease. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) say that their work offers new hope for patients with the rare dis...

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New Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure Restores Quality of Life in Patients With Potentially Debilitating Spinal Condition

Early Clinical Results Unveiled at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery Annual Meeting LAKE TAHOE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Early clinical results from the US and Argentina reveal that a new minimally invasive procedure successfully eliminates pain and disab...

New Localized Cancer Treatment for Advanced Retinoblastoma Saves Children From Having Eyes Removed, Restores Vision in Some Cases

Interventional Radiologist Delivers Chemo Drug Directly to Eye via Ophthalmic Artery WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interventional radiology treatment successfully treats advanced retinoblastoma -- a deadly, inherited cancer of one or both eyes in children -- and oft...

FAU Receives Patent for Invention Which Induces and Restores Cardiac Muscle Function

Regenerating Damaged Cardiac Tissue Is Significant for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Atlantic University received U.S. patent no. 10/822,496, "Promoting Cardiac Cell Differentiation," based on an invention which induces ...

AMT: Glybera(R) Lowers Pancreatitis Incidence Significantly

...LD patients do not produce an enzyme that normally breaks down a certain type of fat carrying particles in the blood. Glybera is a gene therapy, which restores the enzyme (lipoprotein lipase) activity required to process the fat carrying particles. LPLD patients have extremely high fat levels in their blood, ...

Aiming at Multiple Alzheimer's Proteins May be Key to Success

... conditions similar to Alzheimer's. It can be delivered orally, inhibits aggregation of these proteins, protects brain cells from beta amyloid damage, restores normal memory functioning and shows no toxicity at high doses," says Dr. Weaver. According to AHAF's Director of Research Grants, Guy Eakin, Ph.D., "T...

AMT Intends to Incorporate Additional Data to its Marketing Authorization Dossier for Glybera(R)

...e exists no effective treatment or cure for this serious disease. Glybera(R) is a gene therapy, which inserts into muscle tissue a healthy gene that restores the enzyme (lipoprotein lipase) activity required to process fat. The advantage of this therapy is its potential to cure a disease instead of just tre...

Neurosciences Institute Discovers Drug Extends Stroke Treatment Time to 24 Hours, Repairs Brain Tissue

...to thousands of connections -- die. In animal testing, Bryostatin completely rescues these dying neurons, stimulates the growth of new connections and restores memory capacity. Additionally, the drug can be administered up to 24 hours following a stroke, increasing the number of patients it could potentially ...

Preclinical Study Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Shows Broad Anti-Cancer Potential of Peregrine's anti-PS Vascular Targeting Antibodies

...eagues reported on their study of a bavituximab equivalent antibody, 2aG4, in combination with a clinical stage small molecule agent, PRIMA-1. PRIMA-1 restores the normal function of mutant forms of the tumor suppressor p53, enabling it to induce tumor cell death. The combination therapy resulted in additive ...

Clinical Update - Debio 0614 (Istaroxime) in Acute Heart Failure

...r the treatment of acute heart failure syndromes with low output stage. It inhibits the Na+K+ ATPase pump, also known as the sodium-potassium pump and restores the SERCA2 ATPase activity (Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium ATPase 2 activity). The combined mechanism of action allows for cytosolic calcium accumulat...

Trellis(R) Catheter Removes Blood Clots Quickly, Restoring Blood Flow in 771 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Patients

...sion System from Bacchus Vascular, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) successfully breaks up the blood clot in most patients in about 20 minutes. This technique restores blood flow more quickly and safely than current catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) techniques. It provides an important adjunct to the standard ther...
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ErecAid® Esteem™ External Vacuum Therapy System

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LT-Cage Lumbar Tapered Fusion Device

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Stratasis TF Tension-Free Urethral Sling Kit

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Ascent™ Primary Knee System

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Sexual orientation and medicine

...y , a medical school in California, revokes the charter of its LGBT student organization . After an outcry of protest from various groups, the school restores the group and school officials apologize. [8] 2007 The American Medical Student Association membership votes to create an action committee...
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Vasectomy

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Brachial plexus

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Gene therapy restores vision to mice with retinal degeneration

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have used gene therapy to restore useful vision to mice with degeneration of the light-sensing retinal rods and cones, a common cause of human blindness. Their report, appearing in the Oct. 14 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, desc...

ESF's workshop restores good name of sugar

Sugars were once credited with magical healing powers but are now seen like salt as an evil necessary in small doses but the cause of numerous diseases such as diabetes if taken in excess. Yet latest research suggests this view ignores the vital role played by more complex sugars in many biologica...

Hybridization partially restores vision in cavefish, NYU study finds

Hybridizing blind cave fish from different cave populations can partially restore the vision of their offspring, biologists at New York University have found. The study suggests that genetic engineering can override, at least in part, half a million years of evolutionary change in one generation. ...

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

Rats paralyzed due to loss of blood flow to the spine returned to near normal ambulatory function six weeks after receiving grafts of human spinal stem cells (hSSCs), researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine report. The study, led by Martin Marsala, M.D., ...

New cell transplantation technique restores insulin production in diabetics

Researchers are using a new cell transplantation technique to restore the cells that produce insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes. The method is minimally invasive, with few complications. The study was presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ...

Nanodiamonds deliver insulin for wound healing

...over a period of several days. Insulin accelerates wound healing by acting as a growth hormone. It encourages skin cells to proliferate and divide, restores blood flow to the wound, suppresses inflammation and fights infection. Earlier investigations have confirmed an increase in alkalinity of wound tissue...

LSUHSC student awarded top national honor for diabetes research

...ability to make it. Through a series of experiments, the LSUHSC research team found that ACE2 gene therapy improves pancreatic beta cell function and restores glucose stability by increasing the activity of a peptide called Angiotensin (1-7), or Ang (1-7). ...

Case Western Reserve researchers develop 'wireless' activation of brain circuits

...tivate specific brain regions and damaged nerves. "The long-term goal of this work is to develop a light-activated brain-machine interface that restores function following nerve or brain impairments," Strowbridge says. "The first attempts to interface computers with brain circuitry are being done now ...

Johns Hopkins scientists pull protein's tail to curtail cancer

...produces PIP3 is over-activated. The Hopkins team already has shown the first evidence that adding the modified PTEN to cells that lack PTEN not only restores normal enzyme levels but ramps up PTEN activity and quells the cell growth signal. ...

Potential therapy for congenital muscular dystrophy

...a protein that helps cells stick together, may lead to enhanced muscle repair in muscular dystrophy. The related report by Rooney et al, "Laminin-111 restores regenerative capacity in a mouse model for alpha 7 integrin congenital myopathy," appears in the January 2009 issue of The American Journal of Pathol...
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LifeNet Health Saves 303 Lives and Restores Health to 265,967 Patients in 2007

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to year-end statistics, LifeNet Health was able to save the lives of 303 people and restore health to 265,967 patients in 2007. LifeNet Health coordinates with approximately 80 hospitals, including five organ transplant cent...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgeons

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Addiction Treatment Finds Success Treating Brain Deficiencies through the Belly

... the body's ability to fuel itself as the first stage of treatment. Through the administration of medically supervised nutrient infusions, the center restores each patient's biochemical balance and repairs the malfunctioning GI tract to resolve the root cause of drug cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Once th...

Cordex Pharma Forms Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board

...ng heart and the cardiovascular system. CDP-1050 has a dual mechanism of action; it inhibits the production of excessive reactive oxygen radicals and restores nitric oxide to physiologic levels. The primary therapeutic target is the ryanodine receptor, the main ion channel in the heart that supplies the cal...

ATS Medical Provides Update on US Commercialization of Its ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis

...o other valve mimics the native valve in this manner. By maintaining this continuity, the ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis preserves the aortic sinuses and restores native valve stress distribution and physiologic blood flow. This elegant design provides surgeons and patients with a potentially more durable soluti...

EastMed Inc. receives FDA clearance to market uresta(TM) in the U.S.

...equires a solution that women can easily and comfortably manage," says Dr. Scott Farrell, Founder and VP Medical, EastMed. "Uresta(TM) Continence Care restores self-confidence and allows women to improve their quality of life." Uresta(TM) Continence Care will be available by prescription in the United Sta...

Duska Therapeutics Provides Program Update and Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

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Facet Solutions Completes Facet Joint and Disc Replacement Study

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Palladian Muscular Skeletal Health (formerly Prism Health Networks) to Promote Collaborative, Expanded Practice Model at Major Insurance Conference in June

...ose, and coordinate the most effective treatment plan across the continuum of care. At Palladian, we incorporate a clinically collaborative model that restores the patient to optimal muscular skeletal health while simultaneously reducing unnecessary spending," said Mr. Candino. "Our goal is to continuously st...

Anesiva and Transcription Factor Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Licensing Agreement for Development and Commercialization of NF-kappa B Clinical Program

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