Vaccine May Someday Thwart Ear Infections
Tested on animals, liquid would be administered externally
THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have developed a pain-free vaccination that might thwart ear infections in children.
Antibiotics are typically used to treat ear infections, and surgery is often recommen...
UCF researcher's nanoparticles could someday lead to end of chemotherapy
Nanoparticles specially engineered by University of Central Florida Assistant Professor J. Manuel Perez and his colleagues could someday
target and destroy tumors, sparing patients from toxic, whole-body chemotherapies.
Perez and his team used a drug called Taxol for their cell culture studies,...
Alzheimer's Drug May Someday Help Head Trauma Victims
Finding may prevent long-term harm that often follows brain injury, researcher says,,
SUNDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- A new class of Alzheimer's disease drugs may prevent long-term damage from traumatic brain injury, suggests a study of mice by Georgetown University Medical Center...
Gene-Based Sunscreen Might Someday Prevent Skin Cancer
A topical drug could strengthen cells' DNA, animal studies suggest
FRIDAY, Dec. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Research is shedding new light on sunscreens that might someday
prevent or treat skin cancer by reversing dangerous gene mutations caused by overexposure to the sun.
Working with ha...
Pumps Someday May Allow Patients to Recover Their Own Hearts
An injured athlete can rest on the couch to recover before returning to sports, but an injured heart doesn’t have the same luxury – at least not yet. //
One Ohio State University Medical Center surgeon predicts that within 10 years, mechanical support devices for the heart will be put to use t...
Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes
...on have pre-diabetes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"If our initial findings are confirmed, it is our hope that someday
SHBG would serve as a critical screening tool for diabetes as well as a target for developing treatment and preventive measures," he said.
Scientists Bioengineer New Teeth in Mice
... They hope feat will someday
lead to organ generation for humans
MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers in Japan report that they've grown new teeth in mice wi...
Scientists Test New Way to Get Drugs to Cancer Cells
... Method might someday
provide less toxic alternative to chemo, expert says
WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Nanoparticles that can carry cancer-killing ra...
Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc./Lymphoma Research Foundation funds lymphoma research
"We are proud to be able to support lymphoma research through grants such as this one, and we are hopeful that the work we support may someday
be a significant contribution to the discovery of new methods for treating blood cancer," said Dixie-Lee Esseltine, M.D., Vice President, Global Medic...
Unhooking the Obesity-Diabetes Connection
... Understanding the link may someday
lead to a cure, studies suggest
SUNDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may be closer to solving a medical mystery with huge implic...
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Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial
...e drug development.
"The next challenge," said Barge, "will be to do this consistently in order to develop truly innovative therapies that will someday
offer new benefits to cancer patients."
Co-authors with Kurzrock and Bast are: Susan Pilat, Marcel Bartolazzi, and Dwana Sanders, all of M. D. ...
Lilly Announces Inconclusive Phase II Study Results for mGlu2/3 at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research
...emains optimistic that the
novel mechanism of compounds with the ability to reduce glutamate
hyperactivity, such as our mGlu2/3 receptor agonist, will someday
the next generation of breakthrough treatments for schizophrenia."
About Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly, a leading innovation-dr...
Protein Shown to Play a Key Role in Normal Development of Nervous System
... - Findings May someday
Inform Treatments for Spinal Cord, Other Nerve
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A protein that enables
nerve cells to comm...
Video: Answer to Curing a Failing Heart May Exist in Body's Own 'Do-It-Yourself' Repair Kit
...d, severe heart failure that
do not respond to any treatment method may be considered for heart
transplantation. The hope is that Myoblast Therapy may someday
heart transplantation as the primary option for patients with severe CHF,
giving them a new lease on life.
To date, upwards of 235 CHF patie...
Study Results Show Investigational Drug, Prasugrel, Cuts Risk of Stent-Related Clots by More than Half Versus Clopidogrel
...president, clinical development, Daiichi
Sankyo Company, Limited. "We were excited by the results of this study and
the possibility that prasugrel may someday
provide an alternative treatment
for ACS patients undergoing PCI and receiving coronary stents."
A 19 percent reduction in risk was observed with pr...
Your Hearing May be at Risk, Says Harvard Men's Health Watch
is the most common cause, but recreational noise -- such as loud music --
is catching up. If present trends continue, the condition may someday
known as "iPod ear."
A sound's potential to damage the ear depends on the duration as well
as the intensity of the sound. How much sound is dange...
CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders
...bservations made during
Phase II clinical studies that Multikine has the ability to increase the
effectiveness of radiation and chemotherapy. This may someday
lead to an
ability to reduce the amounts of radiation and chemotherapy given to
patients. CEL-SCI's goal is to develop a major new cancer therapy whi...
DUSA Pharmaceuticals Receives Orphan Drug Desi gnation for Levulan
PDT to Treat Esophage al Dysplasia
... in combination with our proprietary
endoscopic light delivery system, is ideal for this significant
unmet medical need and we are excited that it may someday
patients at high risk of developing esophageal cancer with an
effective and well tolerated therapeutic alternative."
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Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions
...plays a critical role in many important geochemical processes such as element and nutrient cycling in soils. It also assists in bioremediation and may someday
be used to aid energy production and carbon sequestration efforts.
D. vulgaris also intrigues scientists because it is an obligate anaerobe meanin...
Reading the brain without poking it
...e penetrating electrodes: areas that control speech, memory and other cognitive functions."
For example, the new array of microelectrodes someday
might be placed over the brain's speech center in patients who cannot communicate because they are paralyzed by spinal injury, stroke, Lou Gehrig's di...
Recruitment of reproductive features into other cell types may underlie extended lifespan in animals
... they live longer and are more resistant to stresses that damage other cells and understanding the molecular pathways involved in that stability may someday
allow us to devise therapies protective against age-related decline in other tissues."
Curran is a research fellow in the laboratory of MGH investi...
Capturing the birth of a synapse
...te to psychological disorders."
The findings, he added, reflect a clearer understanding of how synapses form, providing a roadmap for research that someday
may lead to new therapies or a cure for autism, a brain development disorder that affects a person's social and communication abilities. The disorder ...
UC Riverside professor receives top scientific honor
His laboratory also uncovered how a female mosquito's first blood meal triggers its reproductive system to produce eggs, a finding that could lead someday
to new ways of controlling disease-spreading mosquito populations.
His research team recently identified a pathway by which the mosquito's immune ...
Re-awakening old genes to help in the fight against HIV
... A new vaginal cream containing a reawakened protein could someday
prevent the transmission of HIV.
Scientists at the University of Central...aminoglycoside antibiotics will be used in a cream or gel format that could someday
be a simple way to prevent the transmission of HIV from men to women.
MIT: Making waves in the brain
...ch helps explain how the brain produces gamma waves and provides new evidence of the role they play in regulating brain functions insights that could someday
lead to new treatments for a range of brain-related disorders.
"Gamma waves are known to be [disrupted] in people with schizophrenia and other psyc...
New hope for treatment of neurodegenerative disorder
The investigators also show that increasing levels of RCAN1-1L rescues cells from the toxic effects of Huntington disease, a result that could someday
lead to new avenues of treatment, according to Davies.
"Our discovery offers real hope and may even have wide-ranging implications for a variety of...
Poison: It's what's for dinner
Dearing says once the actual creosote-detoxification genes are pinpointed among the 24 candidates identified by the new study, those genes someday
might be used to modify cattle, sheep or other grazing animals so they could eat creosote.
"The Mojave is huge, and there aren't many things that...
Harnessing cloud computing for data-intensive research on oceans, galaxies
...m that doesn't just live out on these machines at government or company data centers, but extends the cloud right down to your computer," Howe said.
the tool should be easy enough that undergraduates and high-school students could sift through raw data themselves, he said.
A second grant will use...
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Remarkable new clothing may someday power your iPod
Nanotechnology researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing a shirt that harvests energy from the wearer's physical motion and converts it into electricity for powering small electronic devices worn by soldiers in the field, hikers and other users.
The research, funded by ...
Dont work for free on a maybe someday
If you ever find yourself amid a group of Midwest technology consultants and you want to get them talking, ask them: Have you ever had someone ask you to work for free? Its an amazing thing.
You can ply your trade inside top companies for 15 or 20 years and have an outstanding resume and all y...
Dendreon Corporation CEO Mitchell H. Gold, M.D. Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Pacific Northwest
... 2009 at the Seattle Sheraton.
"Dendreon is committed to improving the lives of cancer patients through the development of therapies that could someday
offer safer and more effective treatment options to cancer patients in need, so I am thankful for this nomination. On behalf of all of our dedicated ...
Immunotherapy-Based Provisional Patents Mark Significant Discovery
... therefore result in a more effective immunotherapy treatment against malignancy. Additionally, QI researchers believe that it may also be possible to someday
inoculate patients directly with the peptides as a direct immunogen to create immunity against cancer without the use of dendritic cells.
Assembling cells into artificial 3-D microtissues, including a tiny gland
...tion, the system doesn't have the same properties."
She expects that eventually, clusters could be built on clusters to make artificial organs that someday
may be implanted into humans.
"Our method allows the assembly of multicellular structures from the bottom up. In other words, we can control the ne...
Pharmacyclics Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
...ts in 'cartoon motion.' One of our
sub goals is to make what we do much more understandable to the lay person.
After all, you or a person you know may someday
be in line to benefit from the
enormous progress now in motion throughout the biopharmaceutical field."
"On the strength of excellent scientifi...
Gift Aids Professor's Research into Vein Treatment
...gy. VNUS is a committed leader in the development of medical devices, and we also support the development of future engineers and scientists that may someday
add to the ranks of medical device companies like our own."
About VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1995 and headquartered in San J...
Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $1.1 Million for Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
...e amazing advances we've
achieved. The money raised by the Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic
helps fund the type of groundbreaking research that someday
people with serious spinal cord injuries to walk again."
Accomplishments of The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation include
First 3-D processor runs at 1.4 Ghz on new architecture
... pack more chips next to each other and thus limit the capabilities of future processors'. He says a number of integrated circuit designers anticipate someday
expanding into the third dimension, stacking transistors on top of each other.
But with vertical expansion will come a host of difficulties, and Frie...
Global Stem Cell Forum in China Showcases Cutting Edge Research, Focuses on New Findings for iPS Cells
...ocks in any individual's own body, they bring the potential that
people may someday
be able to heal a range of sicknesses from tissue cells
they have banked th...riences, and ensure safe, high-standard research
takes place so that we may someday
create the conditions for effective
clinical treatments and industrial scal...
someday in Biological Definition
...phyletic section below. Paraphyletic taxa are necessary for classifying earlier sections of the tree - for instance, the early vertebrates that would someday
evolve into the family Hominidae can not be placed in any other monophyletic family. They also argue that paraphyletic taxa provide information about...