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Scientists learn why even treated genital herpes sores boost the risk of HIV infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. Scientists have uncovered details of an immune-ce...

Elderly breast cancer patients receive chemotherapy if treated in private practices

July 6, 2009 -- In a study to determine the non-medical factors that may be associated with the decision to treat nonmetastatic breast cancer, researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health evaluated the association between oncologist characteristics and the receipt of chemothe...

Cephalon Announces the Availability of NUVIGIL for the Treatment of Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Treated Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Shift Work Disorder and Narcolepsy

NUVIGIL Launch Enhanced by Robust Patient Access Programs FRAZER, Pa., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH ) today announced that NUVIGIL(R) (armodafinil) Tablets [C-IV], a longer-lasting formulation of modafinil, is now available. NUVIGIL is indicated to improve ...

SYNTAX Substudy Shows Positive Outcomes for Left Main Patients Treated With TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Stent System

NATICK, Mass. and BARCELONA, Spain, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced positive outcomes from a substudy of patients with left main coronary disease who were treated with the TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System. ...

First 100 Patients Treated in Europe with the MitraClip(R) System for Percutaneous Mitral Repair

Use of the MitraClip(R) Therapy Continues to Expand in Europe MENLO PARK, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Evalve, Inc., the leader in the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today that the first 100 patients have been treated with the MitraClip(R...

Over 3,000 Skin Cancer Patients Treated with the TOPEX System.............

DANBURY, Conn., May 11 /PR Newswire/ -- May is National Skin Cancer Awareness month. TOPEX, Inc . located in Danbury, CT is helping to fight this disease with a low energy or superficial x-ray therapy system designed specifically to treat skin cancer as an alternative to surgery. Since first int...

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Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

Findings May Potentially Lead to New Approach to Stroke Treatment BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When minimally invasive endovascular (through the vessel) therapy made its debut two decades ago, stroke care underwent a major shift as the "window of treatmen...

First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month the University of Wisconsin Cancer Center Riverview became the first medical facility in the world to treat patients with a breakthrough treatment of skin cancer. Located within Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, ...

First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices

CINCINNATI, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. today announced the successful treatment of the first patient of its IDE feasibility trial. The case, which was performed at The Ohio State University Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, marks the first natural orifice translumen...

Researchers Present Safety and Efficacy Results of 429 Patients Treated With Radiofrequency Ablation for Pre-Cancerous Barrett's Esophagus

Large multi-center trial conducted in a community practice setting demonstrates comparable outcomes as trials conducted in predominantly tertiary academic centers SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical trial results presented at the Digestive Disease Week in Chicago today reveal t...

Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support

Small Molecule Stem Cell Modulator Administered in Dual Cord Blood Transplant for Hematologic Malignancy LA JOLLA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fate Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the first patient has been treated in a Phase 1b clinical trial of FT1050, a small molecule Stem C...

Men Treated for Localized Prostate Cancer Could Benefit From Pomegranate Juice Consumption

LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pomegranate juice may slow the progression of post-treatment prostate cancer recurrence, according to new long-term research results being presented at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Researcher...

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Safe-Wrap Combo Blood Collection Tubes (For the i-STAT® System)

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Cyto-Chex Storage and Transport Solution

Description:... is a storage and transport solution formulated to preserve the white blood cells in samples without reducing the activity of antigenic sites. Samples treated with Cyto-Chex can be stored for up to seven days prior to analysis by flow cytometry. Cyto-Chex offers 1-year closed-vial stability....
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Zyderm® and Zyplast® Injectable Collagen Implants

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Current Consult Surgery

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Data Trol™ Abnormal Control Serum

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Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens

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Allopathic medicine

...'s Medical Dictionary calls it a "therapeutic system in which a disease is treated by producing a second condition that is incompatible with or antagonistic t... it as a "term applied to that system of therapeutics in which diseases are treated by producing a condition incompatible with or antagonistic to the condition...

Acute care

... Acute care refers to necessary treatment of a disease for only a short period of time in which a patient is treated for a brief but severe episode of illness. Many hospitals are acute care facilities with the goal of discharging the patient as soon as the patient ...

Growth attenuation

...the last 4 decades. [1] . Most of the children treated have been girls, with larger numbers treated in Europe than in North America. The height consid...the last few decades. Very few boys have ever been treated for excessive tallness in North America. More re...

Medicine

...sits and other places close to patients. About 90% of medical visits can be treated by the primary care provider. These include treatment of acute and chronic ...ls for a patient referred by a primary care provider who first diagnosed or treated the patient. Referrals are made for those patients who required the experti...

Patient trade-off

...3] This indicates that psycho social support widely available at cancer clinics may not get through to men. How localized prostate cancer should be treated may never be answered. We can only continue collecting valid information about the basis for the trade-off between different treatment forms and learn...

Personalized medicine

...olecular testing for c-kit, tumors such as GIST GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumours a solid malignancy never associated with blood bourne cancer are also treated with this drug. It works by killing specific cells whereas chemotherapy can kill both deranged and healthy cells. Because of this ability to molecular...
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Yaws

...terms that appear in the Yaws article. ... Yaws is a chronic infection that affects mainly the skin, bone and cartilage. ... Yaws can be treated with a single dose of a cheap and effective antibiotic: ... Yaws is a chronic infection that affects mainly the skin, bone and ... Informal ...

Wilson disease

...essive genetic disorder in which copper accumulates in tissues; this manifests as neurological or psychiatric symptoms and liver disease . It is treated with... Describes the cause, symptoms, and diagnosis of Wilson disease and summarizes treatment options. ... Wilson disease is a gene...

Viral pneumonia

...common in viral pneumonia . ... Viral pneumonia may last longer. ... Pneumonia is a common infection of the lungs that can usually be treated ... medication may be used to prevent viral pneumonia or to lessen its effects. ... Viral pneumonia is an inflammation (irritation and s...

Venous

...pump blood efficiently through the various valves of the heart and the remainder of the ... Information on venous malformations, a condition treated by the Vascular Malformation Center at Childrens Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati. The jugular venous pressure is usually assessed by obs...

Vascular diseases

... vessels ... What are the other causes of peripheral vascular diseases ? ... In most cases, with early detection, vascular disease can be treated effectively. ... And according to the AVA, vascular disease outside the heart causes almost as ... Common conditions caused by vascular d...

Vaginitis

...oms, diagnosis and treatment. In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or ... Sexually transmitted forms of vaginitis need to be treated by a health care provider right away. ... Overview of vaginitis , symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and complications arising...
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Older men treated for early prostate cancer live longer than those who are not

Recent findings from an observational study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine suggest that men between 65 and 80 years of age who received treatment for early stage, localized prostate cancer lived significantly longer than men who did not receive treatment. The st...

More kidney cancer is detected and treated early, yet death rate rises

The number of cases of kidney cancer has been rising over the last two decades, and new research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center shows that this increase is driven largely by the detection of small, presumably curable, kidney masses. But even though the rising incidence ...

Researchers: Treated wood poses long-term threat

Arsenic from treated lumber used in decks, utility poles and fences will likely leach into the environment for decades to come, possibly threatening groundwater, according to two research papers published online Wednesday. Researchers from the University of Miami, the University of Florida and Fl...

Embryonic Stem Cells Treated With Growth Factor Reverse Hemophilia In Mice: UNC Researchers

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have made a discovery that may have implications for the treatment of liver-based genetic defects such as hemophilia A and B in humans. Mouse embryonic stem cells treated in culture with a growth factor and then injected into the liver reve...

Advances in lung cancer research announced at conference

...ients with advanced solid tumors. In one, they are treated with TH-302 in combination with other chemotherapy agents. In the other, they are treated only with TH-302, which is produced by Threshold P...s of Redwood City, Calif. In the study of those treated only with TH-302, six of eight, or 75 percent, of ...

New cancer drug delivery system is effective and reversible

...exposed the cells to the new drug-delivery system, 59.5 percent of the breast cancer cells had died, while less than 12 percent of breast cancer cells treated with cisplatin alone had died. "By labeling a liposome that contains cisplatin with a cancer cell-specific aptamer, we have shown delivery of the d...
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SYNTAX substudy shows positive outcomes for left main patients treated with TAXUS(R) Express(2)(R) Stent System

VANCOUVER, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP) today announced that its corporate partner, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) has reported positive outcomes from a substudy of patients with left main coronary disease who were treate...

Successful Phase I/II Clinical Trial Results From Cancer Patients Treated With Anti-Cancer Drug From Axelar AB

STOCKHOLM, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Axelar AB today announced successful completion of the single-day oral dosing part of its ongoing phase I/II clinical trial on cancer patients with its new anti-cancer drug AXL1717,an insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) receptor inhibitor which has no effects ...

Symphony Medical Announces First Patient Successfully Treated With Novel Congestive Heart Failure Therapy

European Trials Commencing for Injectable Biopolymer to Repair Weakened Heart Wall LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony Medical, Inc., a developer of novel biopolymer therapies to cardiac abnormalities, announced today that its patented flagship technology, Algisyl-LVR(R), ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces First Patient Treated With New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System in Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Study

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Alternext US: CXM) and its operating unit InnerCool Therapies, Inc., today announced enrollment of the first patient in a study of Hypothermic Radical Prostatectomy being conducted by researchers at the University of...

Prostate Cancer Patient in Montpellier Becomes First Cancer Patient in France Treated with Varian's RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy

MONTPELLIER, France, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A 60-year-old prostate cancer patient from Montpellier has become the first person in France to be treated using RapidArc(TM) technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) for fast and precise forms of intensity modulated radiotherapy (...

First United Kingdom Patients Treated With Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Evalve, Inc., the leader in the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today that the first three patients have been successfully treated with the MitraClip(R) system at the University of Hull, Castle Hill Hospita...
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Rabbit Anti-CRF Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex

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Rabbit Reticulocyte Lysate, Untreated from Promega

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Anti-MPM-2, phospho-Ser / Thr-Pro (Mitotic protein monoclonal #2) Antibody, Agarose Conjugated from Upstate

Description:... conjugate Formulation: PBS with 0.05% sodium azide Quality Assurance: routinely evaluated by immunoprecipitating mitotic MPM2 antigens from colcemid treated human HeLa cells as shown by subsequent immunoblot using the monoclonal anti-phospho-Ser/Thr-Pro, MPM2 (05-368)...
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BD Falcon TufRol Cell Culture Flask, 25 cm2 from BD Biosciences - Discovery Labware

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BD Falcon Cell Culture Flask, 75 cm2 from BD Biosciences - Discovery Labware

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Anatomy

... of humans is part of the science of physical anthropology or anthropological anatomy. In the present edition of this work the subject of anatomy is treated systematically rather than topographically. Each anatomical article contains first a description of the structures of an organ or system (such as n...

Animal

...so these groups have been restricted somewhat. For instance, microscopic protozoa were originally considered animals because they move, but are now treated separately. Colloquially humans have been considered to be separate from the animals, but biologically they are definitely included. The name anim...

Antibiotic

...e-threatening bacterial infections will be just a memory of a golden era. Another example of selection is Staphylococcus aureus , which could be treated successfully with penicillin in the 1940s and 1950s. At present, nearly all strains are resistant to penicillin , and many are resistant to nafcilli...

Arabidopsis

...red, far red and infrared light. While gravitropic response of Arabidopsis root organs is the predominant tropic effect in these organs, specimens treated with mutagens and then selected for the absence of gravitropic action have shown both negative phototropic response to blue or white light, and positi...

Archaea

... These two groups were originally named the Archaebacteria and Eubacteria, treated as kingdoms or subkingdoms. Woese argued that they represented fundament...eflected in the name Archaea, from the Greek archae or ancient. Later he treated these groups formally as domains , each comprising several kingdoms. This...

Bacterium

... and wilts . The mode of infection includes contact, air, food, water, and insect-borne microorganisms. The hosts infected with the pathogens may be treated with antibiotics , which can be classified as bacteriocidal and bacteriostatic , which at concentrations that can be reached in bodily fluids eith...
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Sub-cloning

...re the most frustrating step in the entire sub - cloning process. ... DOI: 10.1038/nprot.2007.121. SLIC Sub - cloning using T4 DNA polymerase treated inserts with RecA ... We describe a novel cloning method SLIC that allows the ... BIOSCI/Bionet News .. Biosequences .. Software .. FTP. sub - c...

Stem

...em or trunk from which the branches (different cell types) can proceed. ... Experimenting upon embryos denies them their fundamental right to be treated with dignity. ... for the sake of their stem cells is ethically unacceptable. ... Has research using adult stem cells ever accomplished any...

Seminiferous tubules

...ous tubules . ... Seminiferous tubules . Seminific. Seminification. seminin ... Structural alterations in the seminiferous tubules of rats treated with ... Seminiferous tubules cross sections were randomly chosen in three non-serial ... Locate the seminiferous tubules and the rete test...

Recombination nodules

...ite of ... (2) by the recombination nodules , RNs, which correlate with. 1611 ... recombination nodules . EM of late pachytene mouse SCs treated with anti-MLH1 ... ... seen in wild type, which may be precursors of early recombination nodules . ... it is hypomorphic in its effects on excha...

Protista

... Protists, are a diverse group of eukaryotic microorganisms. Historically, protists were treated as the kingdom Protista but this group is no longer recognized in modern taxonomy. Instead, it is "better regarded as a loose... Protista...

Protist cell

... Protists, are a diverse group of eukaryotic microorganisms. Historically, protists were treated as the kingdom Protista but this group is no longer recognized in modern taxonomy. Instead, it is "better regarded as a loose... We guarante...
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