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Urine Test for Chlamydia Shown Effective in Men

Experts say quick results make it better than existing methods,, TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- A simple urine test could help reduce men's risk of persistent chlamydia infection and the likelihood of transmitting it to their sex partners, U.K. researchers report. Currently, c...

HOWARU(R) Protect Clinically Shown to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms in Children

MADISON, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's health environment, harmful cold and flu strains can travel the globe and pose serious risk to young children. And, at the same time, the FDA has issued warnings about administering over-the-counter cough and cold medications to children ...

Lung volume reduction surgery shown to prolong and improve life for some emphysema patients

Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) can have a significantly beneficial effect in patients with severe emphysema, according to the first ever study to randomize emphysema patients to receive either LVRS or non-surgical medical care. "We found lung reduction surgery is good treatment alternativ...

Nexavar in Combination with Chemotherapy Shown to Extend Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer

WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today announced that their first cooperative group-sponsored randomized Phase 2 trial in advanced metastatic breast cancer met...

Low Carb Diets Shown to Impair Cognitive Function, Treadmill Desks Improve It

Rising obesity rates and harmful side effects of fad diets can no longer be ignored. Treadmill desks offer a unique solution that answers all of the challenges. Phoenix, AZ (PRWeb) December 16-- America's fixation on low carb diets has been shown to be ineffective over ...

TargetScan Evaluation is Shown to Deliver Potentially Higher Cancer Detection Rate and More Accurate Assessment of Grade

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A study released recently in the British Journal of Urology detailed the results from biopsies of 140 men who received care at Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University , and the University of Michigan . The study, titled "Evaluation of a novel prec...
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NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Announces Lead Anti-infective Product Candidate, NVC-422, Shown to be Effective in Treating Topical Fungal Infection

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Alternext: NBY), a mid-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class, novel, synthetic anti-infective products for the treatment and prevention of a wide range of bacterial, fungal, and viral infe...

MEDIHONEY(TM) Dressings Shown to Help Improve Outcomes of Non-Healing Venous Leg Ulcers in Recent Case Series

Eleven of eleven wounds healed in 6 weeks or less PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI ), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that its MEDIHONEY Dressings were the focus of a case series on eleven non-heal...

Isis Announces That OGX-011 Has Shown Overall Survival Advantage in Prostate Cancer Compared to Standard Therapy in a Randomized Phase 2 Study

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announced today that OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. provided positive survival results from a randomized Phase 2 clinical trial of OGX-011 in combination with docetaxel and prednisone ("the OGX-011 arm...

SELECT TRIAL Used Selenomethionine Instead of High-Selenium Yeast, SelenoExcell(R) - Previous Research has Shown SelenoExcell(R) Supplementation to Reduce Lung, Colon and Prostate Cancers by as Much as 63%, Says Cypress Systems, Inc.

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, emphasizes that the SELECT TRIAL results -- that were announced yesterday -- used a form of selenium known as selenomethionine. The SELECT TRIAL found no effects of either selenomethionine o...

Protein Shown to Play a Key Role in Normal Development of Nervous System

- Findings May Someday Inform Treatments for Spinal Cord, Other Nerve Injuries - PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A protein that enables nerve cells to communicate with each other plays a key role in controlling the developing nervous system. Research into how that protein hel...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Shown to Maintain Treatment Benefit in Schizophrenia for up to Six Months

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Final results from a 24-week study presented today at a major medical meeting in Barcelona suggest that investigational olanzapine long-acting injection (LAI) therapeutic doses showed a maintenance of treatment benefit for up to six months. A...

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ANGIOGUARD Capture Guidewire

Description:... The Cordis ANGIOGUARD Capture Guidewire is the first embolic protection device shown in clinical testing to achieve a relative stroke reduction of 70% during carotid stenting procedures....
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ANGIOGUARD® Capture Guidewire

Description:... The Cordis ANGIOGUARD® Capture Guidewire is the first embolic protection device shown in clinical testing to achieve a relative stroke reduction of 70% during carotid stenting procedures....
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SITA SWAP Field Analyzer Software

Description:...amic range and shows less inter-test variability than Full Threshold SWAP, at the same degree of reproducibility as Full Threshold SWAP. SWAP has been shown to correlate with the earlier glaucoma damage detected with RNFL imaging....
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Celluthin Cellulite Lotion

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Indermil® Tissue Adhesive

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Povidone Iodine Topical Gel (Flip-top Cap)

Description:...to blood and plasma collection. Povidone Iodine Gel is film forming, creating the desirable residual microbial action typical of PVP-I, which has been shown to be effective against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa and yeasts. It is virtually non-irritating to skin, wounds ...
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Ambulatory blood pressure

...ciated with end organ damage 1 and is a much better indicator than the daytime blood pressure reading. Target Organ Damage It's has being shown that end-organ damages related to hypertension, such as left ventricular hypertrophy, narrowing of the retinal arteries are more strongly associated w...

Arterial stiffness

...of aortic PWV provides some of the strongest evidence concerning the prognostic significance of large artery stiffening. Increased aortic PWV has been shown to predict cardiovascular and in some cases all cause mortality in individuals with end stage renal failure (Blacher et al.,Circulation. 1999; 99: 243...

Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

...ups show that both DSI and DSE are lacking in these mice, while others have shown that DSE, but not DSI, can still be evoked in the knock-outs (Ohno-Shosaku ... at an as-of-yet unknown cannabinoid receptor. Interestingly, some work has shown that anandamide can bind to the vannilloid receptor VR1, known as the ca...

Episodic memory

...different between young and older people upon episodic memory retrieval, as shown by Maguire and Frith 2003 . Older people tend to activate both left and ri...6). In addition, studies by Eacott and colleagues (Eacott et al, 2005) have shown rats can recall (remember without any cueing influences) what they saw and ...

Full-body scan

...ried success. [11] [12] CT colography, or virtual colonoscopy is a CT scan that looks for polyps that may develop into colon cancer . It has shown detection rates for polyps of size greater or equal to 8 mm that are comparable to traditional or "optical" colonoscopy . One of the downsides of ima...

Neuropsychiatry

...en the two specialties. However, it is argued that this division is simply not veridical; a plethora of evidence from the last century of research has shown that our mental life has its roots in the brain (see Martin, 2002). Brain and mind are argued not to be discrete entities but just different ways of...
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Whitehead

.... Along with Dr. John Snow, studied the impact of contaminated water on the deadly cholera outbreak of ... Reverend Henry Whitehead (1825-96), shown here in 1884 ... Whitehead , Alfred North (1861-1947), British mathematician and metaphysician, ... A brilliant theoretical mathematician, White...

Uric acid

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Urea Cycle

...o summarize, parts of the urea cycle occur in 2 different subcellular ... The details of the Urea Cycle , classified by the enzyme names, are shown below. ... Feature article describes urea cycle disorders, their diagnosis, and treatment. ... Hereditary urea cycle abnormality. Circadia...

Unintended Pregnancy

...gnancy rates vary ... In Colorado, as in the United States, the occurrence of unintended pregnancy is a ... Unintended pregnancy has been shown to result in adverse health outcomes ... assumed that the estimated unintended pregnancy ... unintended pregnancy rate in Colorado is like...

Tuberous sclerosis

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Trypsinogen

...usage examples and trypsinogen quotes. ... trypsinogen definition. tryp·sino·gen (trip sin′ə jən) noun ... Composition: Trypsinogen has been shown to have certain intrinsic activity. ... Activators: The rate of trypsinogen conversion is enhanced by using lanthanide ... Trypsinogen is a su...
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Twin nanoparticle shown effective at targeting, killing breast cancer cells

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Breast cancer patients face many horrors, including those that arise when fighting the cancer itself. Medications given during chemotherapy can have wicked side effects, including vomiting, dizziness, anemia and hair loss. These side effects occur because medic...

Dictyostelium cells shown to lay 'breadcrumb trail' as first step in multicellular formation

When starved of their food source and then presented with a chemoattractant signal like cAMP, individual Dictyostelium cells acquire a polarized morphology and aggregate to form a migrating stream. This is the first step in a developmental program that culminates in the formation of a multicellula...

Ultrasound shown to exert remote control of brain circuits

In a twist on nontraditional uses of ultrasound, a group of neuroscientists at Arizona State University has developed pulsed ultrasound techniques that can remotely stimulate brain circuit activity. Their findings, published in the Oct. 29 issue of the journal Public Library of Science (PLoS) One...

Chocolate bar shown to lower cholesterol

The results of a University of Illinois study have demonstrated an effective way to lower cholesterol levels by eating chocolate bars. Eating two CocoaVia dark chocolate bars a day not only lowered cholesterol, it had the unexpected effect of also lowering systolic blood pressure, said John Er...

DNA methylation shown to promote development of colon tumors

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (December 1, 2007) Damaged or defective genes have long been known to be the cause of some cancers. Over the past decade, however, scientists have discovered that even healthy genes can be switched on or off and can cause cancer without any changes in the underlying DNA sequencea...

Spaceflight shown to alter ability of bacteria to cause disease

Space flight has been shown to have a profound impact on human physiology as the body adapts to zero gravity environments. Now, a new study led by researchers from the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University has shown that the tiniest passengers flown in spacemicrobescan be equally affecte...

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NeoStem Featured on CBS2 News; Success of Licensed Stem Cell Treatments Shown for Arthritis and Orthopedic Problems; Procedure to be Used by NeoStem Affiliate in China

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, was featured on CBS2 News, New York City's local CBS station, on Monday evening July 13 ...

AdvanDx's PNA FISH(TM) Test Shown to Reduce Mortality by 42% for Patients With Hospital-Acquired Enterococcus faecium Bloodstream Infections

Two Days Faster Test Results Enable Physicians to Direct Earlier, Effective Antimicrobial Therapy for Patients with Drug Resistant Hospital-Acquired Infections and Save Lives(1) WOBURN, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that a new medical study demonst...

With the BEAUTIFUL Results, Procoralan* (ivabradine) is the First Antianginal Treatment Shown to Reduce Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) and Revascularisation in Stable Coronary Patients

MUNICH, Germany, August 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Press conference The BEAUTIFUL study: a step further in title Coronary Artery Disease ESC Hotline Title: The BEAUTIFUL study: efficacy of session title ivabradine in reduction of cardiovascular ...

Significant Reductions in Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Shown Using Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment in Those Aged 80 and Over

Lowering the blood pressure of elderly patients could cut their total mortality by a fifth and their rate of cardiovascular events by a third, according to a new study presented today at the American College of Cardiology in Chicago and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Me...

Innovative Fosshield(R) Antimicrobial Technology Shown to Continuously Kill MRSA 'Superbug'

Self-Sanitizing Fiber Reduces Bacteria to Levels below Detection; Can Provide Permanent Protection in Everyday Products HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Foss Manufacturing Company, the first company to successfully embed a natural balance of silver and copper into fiber, has t...

Future of cable, wireless shown off at ITEC Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE Despite the encroachment of wireless technology, broadband Internet access over cable lines will only become more popular with business and home users, according to Dan Conrad, vice president of commercial services for Time Warner Cable . In his keynote address Wednesday at the ITEC ...
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Rabbit Anti-Jun B, phospho (Ser79) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from Lab Vision

Description:... The c-Jun proto-oncogene was first identified as the cellular homolog of the avian sarcoma virus v-jun oncogene. Jun B and Jun D have been shown to be almost identical to c-Jun in their C-terminal regions, which are involved in dimerization and DNA binding, whereas their N-terminal domains, whi...
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Origami(DE3) Glycerol Stock from Novagen

Description:...the thioredoxin reductase (trxB) and glutathione reductase (gor) genes, which greatly enhances disulfide bond formation in the cytoplasm. Studies have shown that expression in Origami(DE3) yielded 10-fold more active protein than in another host even though overall expression levels were similar (1). Origa...
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Origami(DE3)pLysS Glycerol Stock from Novagen

Description:...the thioredoxin reductase (trxB) and glutathione reductase (gor) genes, which greatly enhances disulfide bond formation in the cytoplasm. Studies have shown that expression in Origami(DE3) yielded 10-fold more active protein than in another host even though overall expression levels were similar (1). Origa...
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ScriptCap 2'-O-Methyltransferase from EPICENTRE Biotechnologies

Description:... The ScriptCap™ 2'-O-Methyltransferase converts Cap 0 (or Cap 0-like) RNA into Cap 1 mRNA. The Cap 1 structure has been shown to increase in vivo translation efficiency by up to 50%. This improvement is seen in Cap 0 structures created by the ScriptCap™ m7G Capping System...
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Rabbit Anti-Glutamate receptor 1, phospho (Ser845) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex

Description:...receptor channels-termed NMDA, AMPA and kainate receptors that are involved in the fast excitatory synaptic transmission. Recently, glutamate has been shown to regulate enzymes producing second messengers via specific receptors coupled to G-proteins. These receptors are called metabotropic glutamate recept...
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13(S)-HODE-d4, Deuterium Conjugated/Tagged from Cayman Chemical

Description:...f 13(S)-HODE by GC- or LC-mass spectrometry. 13(S)-HODE is produced by incubation of linoleic acid with plant and mammalian lipoxygenases. It has been shown to inhibit the adhesion of tumor cells to the endothelium at concentrations around 1 µM, and down regulates the expression of the IRGpIIb/IIIa ...
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Abiogenesis

...no maggots were bred in meat on which flies were prevented by wire screens from laying their eggs. From the 17th century onwards it was gradually shown that, at least in the case of all the higher and readily visible organisms, spontaneous generation did not occur, but that omne vivum ex ovo , every ...

Absorption spectrum

...the material is a gas, this results in dark absorption lines seen in the spectrum when viewed through a spectroscope . The wavelengths of these lines shown are particular to particular elements, and allows for identification of elements present in stars and other gaseous objects that cannot be measured di...

Alcohol

...mmonly used alcohols are methanol and ethanol CH 3 OH (common names methyl alcohol and ethyl alcohol, respectively), which have the structures shown above. Methanol was formerly obtained by the distillation of wood, and was called "wood alcohol". It is now a cheap commodity chemical produced by ...

Amine

...real examples of this class of chemical. As shown in the following pictures, if only one the hydroge...s of dots on the N atoms in the chemical reactions shown in this article represent the lone electron pairs ...s are called quaternary ammonium salts . The X shown in the above reactions can also be some other leav...

Ames test

...e S-9 enzymes. Mutagenic and carcinogenic correlation Studies have shown that the majority of substances shown to be mutagenic by an Ames assay will be carcinogenic in humans. ...

Antibiotic resistance

...ses. Nevertheless, new strains may evolve that escape immunity induced by vaccines. While theoretically promising, anti-staphylococcal vaccines have shown limited efficacy, because of immunological variation between Staphylococcus species, and the limited duration of effectiveness of the antibodies pro...
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Zinc finger

...mains are relatively ... PR-domain zinc finger protein PRDM1. Transcriptional regulator, Tri6 ... Using the zinc fingers , scientists have shown that they could reduce the viral ... In this study, the zinc finger protein brings a DNA enzyme to the CCR5 gene to ... A zinc finger ...

Vestigial organ

...re a clue that snakes descended ... They call these "useless" leftovers " vestigial organs " ... Every organ once called " vestigial " has been shown to serve a very important function. ... ... vermiform appendix is a vestigial structure; it no longer retains ... Muller, G. B. (2002) " Vestig...

Variation

...ypic variation ) or by the effect of environmental factors on the expression of the genetic potentials (phenotypic variation ). Variation may be shown in physical appearance, metabolism, fertility, mode of... Taylor Enterprises, Inc. - Variation reduction, robust design, tolerance analysis, tren...

Urea cycle

...o summarize, parts of the urea cycle occur in 2 different subcellular ... The details of the Urea Cycle , classified by the enzyme names, are shown below. ... www.ureacycle.com - diagnosis, treatment, medication, diet, and resources for urea cycle disorders ... Urea cycle disorders incl...

Transposable element

...ransposable elements excising in somatic tissues. ... P-elements are transposable elements that carry genes for transposase activity ... shown to consist of transposable element sequences. ... transposable elements can affect the evolution of the ... transposable element related...

Tertiary Structure

...sulphide bonds stabilising its tertiary structure . ... Tertiary structure is stabilized by noncovalent interactions and, in some cases, ... shown below is the tertiary structure of lysozyme. ... The function of a protein (except as food) depends on its tertiary structure . ... in the...
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