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Caffeine reverses memory impairment in Alzheimer's mice

Tampa, FL (July 5, 2009) Coffee drinkers may have another reason to pour that extra cup. When aged mice bred to develop symptoms of Alzheimer's disease were given caffeine the equivalent of five cups of coffee a day their memory impairment was reversed, report University of South Florida resear...

Blue Cross Reverses Position on Autism After Federal Court Litigation Intensifies

DETROIT, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In federal court litigation, Johns v Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Case no. 08-cv-12272, Plaintiff Christopher Johns contends that Blue Cross illegally denied behavioral therapy to his autistic son, even though it was covered by his insurance policy. Plaintiff...

FDA Reverses Stance on Removal of Morphine Painkiller

Appeals from hospice experts mean an unapproved drug, one of 14 given recent warning, will remain on the market, agency says,,,, THURSDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Bowing to the pleas of hospice experts, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has backed off its intent to remove from ...

By shutting down inflammation, agent reverses damage from spinal cord injury in preclinical studies

Washington, DC Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have been able to speed recovery and substantially reduce damage resulting from spinal cord injury in preclinical studies. Their research, published online in Annals of Neurology and led by Kimberly Byrnes, PhD, shows ...

Compound Reverses Huntington's Symptoms in Mice

Treatment slowed reduction of brain size, improved motor functioning, study finds TUESDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental compound called HDACi 4b reversed Huntington's disease symptoms in mice genetically altered to develop the disease, say researchers at the Scripps Res...

'HiCy' drug regimen reverses ms symptoms in selected patients

A short-term, very-high dose regimen of the immune-suppressing drug cyclophosphamide seems to slow progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in most of a small group of patients studied and may even restore neurological function lost to the disease, Johns Hopkins researchers report. The findings in n...

Scripps Research scientists find seizure drug reverses cellular effects

In the new research, published in the May 28, 2008 edition of The Journal of Neuroscience, the scientists found that gabapentin normalizes the action of certain brain cells altered by chronic alcohol abuse in an area of the brain known as the central amygdala, which plays an important role in fear...

Drug therapy for PKU reverses heart damage

A pricy drug used to treat a rare but well-known genetic disorder may hold wider promise as a treatment for millions of Americans with potentially lethal enlarged hearts, due mainly to high blood pressure, a study from Johns Hopkins shows. The common denominator in both phenylketonuria (PKU) ...

Court of Appeals Reverses Lower Court Decision in Favor of TriMed, Inc. Patent Infringement Case

VALENCIA, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TriMed, Inc., a Valencia, CA-based developer and manufacturer of orthopaedic fixation devices, has announced that the United States Court of Appeals has ruled in its favor and reversed a lower court's summary judgment in its patent infringement suit a...

Gene therapy 'trains' immune system to destroy brain cancer cells and reverses behavioral deficits

LOS ANGELES (EMBARGOED UNTIL: 4:30 p.m. EST /February 19, 2008) A new gene therapy approach that attracts and trains immune system cells to destroy deadly brain cancer cells also provides long-term immunity, produces no significant adverse effects and -- in the process of destroying the tumor -- ...
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Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

G rowth factor enhances heart regeneration, improves heart function without need for cardiac stem cells BOSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Injured heart tissue normally can't regrow, but researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have now laid the groundwor...

New Study Shows BENICAR(R) (olmesartan medoxomil) Reverses Blood Vessel Damage Independent of Blood Pressure Lowering

Data published in the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension demonstrate that early blockade of angiotensin II reversed vascular hypertrophy PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the current Journal of the American Society of...

Gastric Banding Reverses Impact of Type 2 Diabetes

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A new world-first study by Monash University researchers has found gastric banding surgery has a profound impact on one of society's biggest health issues -- diabetes. The study, published today in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAM...

Scientific Data Relating to Cinryze(TM) Presented at 6th Annual C1 Inhibitor Deficiency Workshop

...ys in HAE As described in an abstract entitled, 'Infusion of C1 Inhibitor as Therapy for Swelling in Hereditary Angioedema Patients reverses Abnormalities of the Plasma Bradykinin-forming Pathway and Fibrinolysis,' Dr. K. Joseph et al. described a study of samples of plasma from nine HAE p...

TRACON Pharmaceuticals' Small Molecule TRC102 and Antibody TRC105 to be Presented at ASCO 2009

...lls. TRC102 is a small molecule inhibitor of base excision repair that reverses resistance to commonly used antimetabolite and alkylating agent chemotherap...al trial in cancer patients in January, 2008. TRC102, a small molecule that reverses resistance to chemotherapeutics, began dosing in 2008 in a Phase 1 trial in...

Alexza Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results and Updates Clinical Pipeline Status

...y. In January 2009, the Company adopted the provisions of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards, No. 160. Under SFAS 160, the Company no longer reverses from our net loss from operations the "Loss attributed to noncontrolling interest in Symphony Allegro, Inc." This is now reported as a line item belo...

Sosei and NeuroSolutions Present Further Data on NSL-043/SD118 at the Society for Neuroscience 38th Annual Meeting

... has successfully completed Phase I clinical studies and is now ready for Phase II studies. The data presented demonstrate that NSL-043/SD-118 reverses static allodynia and inhibits spontaneous ectopic discharge in the streptozotocin-induced diabetic neuropathy and chronic constriction injury models o...

New AMITIZA 8 mcg Phase III Studies Demonstrated Overall Symptom Improvement in Adult Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C)

... presentation from 12pm-2pm PDT 844 Lubiprostone reverses the Inhibitory Oral; Tuesday, May Action of Morphine on Mucosal 20, 2008 from 4pm- Secretion in the Human Jejunum...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Up to $3 Million to Industry Teams to Jumpstart Promising PD Drug Development

...way in a PD animal model to determine whether certain drugs can protect against this neuronal loss. The team will assess whether blocking inflammation reverses destruction of dopamine-producing neurons, and actually leads to regeneration of these cells within the brain, to determine the most effective dose an...

Pharmion and MethylGene Start Phase 2 Combination Clinical Trial With MGCD0103 and Vidaza(R) in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma or Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

...2007. About Epigenetic Therapy DNA methylation and histone deacetylation are the two most studied epigenetic regulators of gene expression. Vidaza reverses the effects of DNA hypermethylation with subsequent tumor suppressor gene re-expression. MGCD0103 exerts its epigenetic effects by acting as an oral i...
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Cryomatic Cryosurgical System

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Anti-cancer drug prevents, reverses cardiovascular damage in mouse model of premature aging disorder

An experimental anti-cancer drug can prevent -- and even reverse -- potentially fatal cardiovascular damage in a mouse model of progeria, a rare genetic disorder that causes the most dramatic form of human premature aging, National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers reported today. In a s...

Drug reverses mental retardation caused by genetic disorder

UCLA researchers discovered that an FDA-approved drug reverses the brain dysfunction inflicted by a genetic disease called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Because half of TSC patients also suffer from autism, the findings offer new hope for addressing learning disorders due to autism. Nature ...

Blood vessel protein reverses macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy in mice

SALT LAKE CITY Two major eye diseases and leading causes of blindnessage-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathycan be reversed or even prevented by drugs that activate a protein found in blood vessel cells, researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine and several other i...

Gene therapy delivery of nerve growth factors reverses erectile dysfunction in animal model

Rats with erectile dysfunction, or ED, that were injected with a gene therapy vector containing either of two nerve growth factors were able to regain normal function after four weeks, according to a study conducted by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers. These findings are bei...

Changing length of days reverses how estrogen affects aggressiveness in mice

New research shows how simply varying the length of daylight to which mice are exposed to can change how aggressively they react to other mice. The study found that in the short days of winter, the class of hormones called estrogens acts to increase aggression in males of a particular type of mo...

Experimental drug reverses key cognitive deficits, pathology in Alzheimer's

A new drug that enhances the activity of a key brain cell receptor involved in Alzheimer's disease (AD) reverses learning and memory deficits in mice engineered to have pathological hallmarks of the disease. What's more, the drug, called AF267B, reduces both of the pathologies--the brain-clogging b...

Stem cell microenvironment reverses malignant melanoma

Northwestern University researchers have demonstrated how the microenvironments of two human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines (federally approved) induced metastatic melanoma cells to revert to a normal, skin cell-like type with the ability to form colonies similar to hESCs. The researchers also sh...

Gene therapy reverses genetic mutation responsible for heart failure in muscular dystrophy

University of Pittsburgh investigators have for the first time used gene therapy to successfully treat heart failure and other degenerative muscle problems in an animal model that is genetically susceptible to a human muscular dystrophy. Reporting in the Oct. 25 edition of the journal Circulation, ...

Genetic therapy reverses nervous system damage in animal model of inherited human disease

By injecting a therapeutic gene directly into the brain, researchers have treated a naturally occurring genetic disease in cats. This is the first genetic disease affecting the central nervous system to be successfully treated in an animal larger than mice and rats. If this approach can be successf...

Muscle-targeted gene therapy reverses rare muscular dystrophy in mice

Gene therapy methods that specifically target muscle may reverse the symptoms of a rare form of muscular dystrophy, according to new research in mice conducted by medical geneticists at Duke University Medical Center. Infants born with the inherited muscular disorder called Pompe disease usually di...

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Reverses in Biological Technology

EnVivo Pharmaceuticals Announces Reversal of Cognitive Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease Transgenic Mouse Model With Gamma-Secretase Modulator

...Alzheimer's disease model, mice developed deficits in the hippocampal memory task known as contextual fear conditioning. Chronic dosing with EVP-0962 reverses these deficits back to normal (wild type) levels. EVP-0962 also displays an excellent safety profile in a 14-day rat toxicology study, confirming sui...

Helix BioPharma to Present L-DOS47 Analytical Method Development Findings at 2009 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

...cess in the body called the urea cycle, to produce an anti-cancer effect. It is based upon a naturally occurring enzyme called urease that essentially reverses the urea cycle by breaking down urea into metabolites that include ammonia and hydroxyl ions. By doing so at the site of cancerous tissues in the body...

Stem Cell Industry Insider Mercedes Walton Discusses President Obama's Stem Cell Executive Order

...een first-hand the changes that have taken place over the past decade and is pleased by President Obama's Executive Order, signed March 9, 2009, which reverses a 2001 Executive Order banning federal funds for embryonic stem cell research. "We are excited to hear the news that President Obama reversed e...

Comedy 'Horror In The Wind' Banned In New Mexico

...uot;Horror In The Wind" is about two biogeneticists whose Formula 4708 reverses the whole world's sexual orientation. Alamogordo...tory of two biogeneticists who invent an airborne formula that accidentally reverses the whole world's sexual orientation. Allen Theaters, the only Cineple...

Helix BioPharma to Present L-DOS47 Research Findings at the National Research Council of Canada's Eighth Annual General Meeting of the Genomics and Health Initiative in Saskatoon, Canada

...cess in the body called the urea cycle, to produce an anti-cancer effect. It is based upon a naturally occurring enzyme called urease that essentially reverses the urea cycle by breaking down urea into metabolites that include ammonia and hydroxyl ions. By doing so at the site of cancerous tissues in the body...

Researchers bring new meaning to the term 'computer bug'

...ich has a golden and a burnt side. The aim is to sort the stack so the largest pancake is on the bottom and all pancakes are golden side up. Each flip reverses the order and the orientation (i.e. which side of the pancake is facing up) of one or several consecutive pancakes. The aim is to stack them properly ...

Helix BioPharma Corp. contracts KBI Biopharma to develop an L-DOS47 clinical packaging format

...ocess in the body called the urea cycle to produce an anti-cancer effect. It is based upon a naturally occurring enzyme called urease that essentially reverses the urea cycle by breaking down urea into metabolites that include ammonia and hydroxyl ions. By doing so at the site of cancerous tissues in the body...

JCI table of contents: Dec. 3, 2007

...ment was shown to be associated with increased numbers of regulatory T cells and B cells. TITLE: Treatment with CD20-specific antibody prevents and reverses autoimmune diabetes in mice AUTHOR CONTACT: Li Wen Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Phone: (203) 785-7186; Fax: (203) 737-5...

Biotech Pioneer Discusses Breakthrough in Osteoporosis Treatment

... Deltanoid founder and CEO Hector DeLuca has discovered and characterized a promising chemically modified Vitamin D compound, 2MD, which reverses the effects of osteoporosis. In animal studies, 2MD increases bone growth while leaving blood calcium levels unchanged even at doses 3,000 times the ...

The Bio-Rad Silver Stain, Rev E

...iates membrane proteins by color 1619 Coomassie Blue R-250 before silver stain allows color differentiation, 41 reverses negative images, and enhances sensitivity 61 Coomassie Blue G-250 before silver stain increases sensitivity 28 times vs. silv...
Reverses in Biological Definition

Actin

... The protein cofilin binds to ADP-actin units and promotes their dissociation from the minus end and prevents their reassembly. The protein profilin reverses this effect by stimulating the exchange of bound ADP for ATP. In addition, ATP-actin units bound to profilin will dissociate from cofilin and are then...

Actin

... The protein cofilin binds to ADP-actin units and promotes their dissociation from the minus end and prevents their reassembly. The protein profilin reverses this effect by stimulating the exchange of bound ADP for ATP. In addition, ATP-actin units bound to profilin will dissociate from cofilin and are then...
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Stem cell

... the members of the community ... Stem cell news about treatments and sources, including cord blood stem cells . ... President Barak Obama reverses Bush's Stem Cell Policies. March 9, 2009 ... STEM CELL RESEARCH ... Stem cell cultivation. 1) In vitro fertilized egg - made in an .....
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