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Patients are untapped resource for improving care, study finds

BOSTON, Mass. (Feb. 23, 2009)As the United States transitions to a new administration, and as the health care crisis mounts, the debate about how to buttress primary care delivery with information technology is getting louder. While much of the attentionand controversy is focused on how to better ...

When Kids Are Hospitalized, Parents Fret About Errors

... Expert describes families as untapped resource in prevention efforts,,,, FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents worry that their child may be the victim of medical err...

Cooperation Between Faith-Based Organizations and UNFPA Critical to Maternal Health, Say Groups

... The partnership between faith-based organizations and UNFPA on common goals will "help unleash the tremendous potential for action that remains untapped within the faith-based community", said William Vendley, Secretary-General of Religions for Peace. Their diversity of faiths, networks, capacities and...

CombinatoRx and Neuromed Sign Merger Agreement

...n, striking at the biological complexities of human disease. The CombinatoRx proprietary drug discovery technology provides a renewable and previously untapped source of novel drug candidates. The Company was founded in 2000 and is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. To learn more about CombinatoRx, please v...

Eli Lilly and Company Announces New Drug Discovery Initiative

...d as potential drug candidates," said Alan D. Palkowitz, Ph.D., vice president of discovery chemistry research and technologies at Lilly. "There's an untapped source of ideas and compounds in the greater scientific community that could ultimately impact patients' lives following further evaluation and develo...

Compliance and cost: Bitter pills to swallow in the age of oral chemotherapy

...k for the long term. DeMichele and her colleagues suggest, however, that technology from cell phone programs to computerized pill boxes -- remains an untapped resource for helping patients improve their compliance. One 2008 study, for instance, found that adolescents who played a video game called "Re-Missio...

JAZD Adds Search Marketing & SEO Executive Eric Melin as VP, Traffic Generation Team

...ted over $10 million in revenues from paid and algorithmic search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and MSN. "Business-to-Business directories are untapped market verticals," said Melin. "The web has transformed the way consumers find information and make buying decisions; however most large business buy...

Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal Joins Paul McCartney and David Lynch at Press Conference for Benefit Concert

...tic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as for Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Rosenthal will point out, "TM's untapped potential for the multitudes or people afflicted by the pain and heartache of emotional disorders." Dr. Rosenthal is the scientist who first desc...

54-Year-Old Psychology Teacher Loses 155 Pounds In 10 Months By Applying His Own Teachings To Himself

...He states, "These principals can be utilized by anybody who simply puts them into practice." The concept of combining Spirituality with weight loss is untapped territory just waiting to be discovered. This is why he's generating so much publicity and interest from the media. Mr. Lapides states, "Virtuall...

HUYA Bioscience International Announces Collaboration Agreement With the Beijing Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College

...g treatments for serious diseases by isolating natural remedies and leveraging modern technology to develop therapies based on molecular structure and untapped compounds. HUYA's innovative co-development model HUYA was one of the first companies to recognize China's potential to help meet the glo...
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Surveyed Neurologists Anticipate That Less Than 30 Percent of Their Use of Emerging Oral Agents in Multiple Sclerosis Will be in the First Line

...e disease, and specifically, delay disability progression. "Those patients who do not start disease-modifying treatment right away represent an untapped opportunity for marketers of disease-modifying drugs," added Ms. Puffer. "Treatment rates could be improved, especially for patients with early stage ...

Isolagen, Inc. Reports Positive Top-line Results from Phase II/III Study of Isolagen Therapy(TM) to Treat Moderate to Severe Acne Scars: Study Meets All Primary Efficacy Endpoints and is Statistically Significant

...There is a great need globally for the treatment of acne scars and we believe that the Isolagen Therapy has a significant role to play in this largely untapped market." The Phase II/III, placebo-controlled study investigating the efficacy and safety of Isolagen Therapy(TM) for the treatment of moderate t...

HUYA Bioscience Int'l Announces Pre-IND Outcome for HBI-3000 - Promising Anti-Arrhythmia Compound Sourced From China

...ocess." HUYA's innovative co-development model HUYA was one of the first companies to recognize China's potential to help meet the global need for untapped sources of pre-clinical and clinical stage compounds for the drug development process. Leveraging the HUYA Integrated Co-development Model for partner...

The Yolanda Adams Morning Show and Radio One Gospel Stations Raise More Than $1 Million During National Radiothon Benefiting St. Jude

...ers to give generously so that St. Jude continues looking for cures for deadly childhood illnesses." "The faith based community continues to be an untapped audience," Barry Mayo, President of Radio One. "The phenomenal success of the radiothon demonstrates this community's strong desire to give back to wo...

HUYA Bioscience Int'l Announces World-Class Clinical Advisory Team for New Anti-Arrhythmic Compound Sourced From China

...process and mitigating risk. About HUYA HUYA is the leader in Sino-American pharmaceutical co-development, formed to meet the global need for new, untapped sources of pre-clinical and clinical stage compounds. HUYA identifies promising new compounds in China and partners with Chinese research institutions...

HUYA Bioscience Int'l Announces Clinical Trial Milestones in China for Promising New Anti-Arrhythmic Compound; Data Supports Desirable Safety Profile

... M.D., and Stanley Nattel, M.D. About HUYA HUYA is the leader in U.S./China pharmaceutical co-development, formed to meet the global need for new, untapped sources of pre-clinical and clinical stage compounds. HUYA identifies the most promising new compounds in China and partners with Chinese research ins...

Nereus Pharmaceuticals to Present Data at the American Association for Cancer Research 2007 Annual Meeting

...XIAPs. Studies of these analogs in models of inflammation and cancer models have shown exciting preclinical activity. Nereus Pharmaceuticals pursues untapped sources of chemical diversity to discover and develop novel therapeutics. With unmatched expertise in marine microbiology and integrated technologies ...

Dynogen Reports Positive Results in Phase 1B GERD Study

...is a clinical-stage company developing a portfolio of treatments for gastrointestinal and genitourinary disorders. The Company is focused on large and untapped markets in disease areas that severely impair a patient's quality of life, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease and overa...

Dynogen's DDP733 Reduces Reflux in Phase 1b GERD Study

...s a clinical-stage company developing a portfolio of treatments for gastrointestinal and genitourinary disorders. The Company is focused on large and untapped markets in disease areas that severely impair a patient’s quality of life, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease and...

Anacor Identifies a Novel Mechanism for Its Lead Anti-Fungal Drug, AN2690; Findings Published in Science

...., head of discovery biology at Anacor and an author of the Science paper. "These findings validate our scientific strategy of focusing on the largely untapped potential of boron-containing drug candidates for unmet medical needs." AN2690 is in Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of onychomycosis, ...
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Better water use could reduce future food crises

...he rainfall that infiltrates in the soil, which forms the basis for all food production in rainfed agricultural systems. We also highlight an enormous untapped potential due to massive unproductive losses of blue and green water." Unhidden resources leads to stronger resilience The study presents evide...

Center to investigate plant cells for better biomass fuels

...aterials like cellulose and lignin," said Cosgrove. "These make up wood, paper, cotton and many other everyday materials and globally represent a huge untapped reserve of biorenewable energy. Our new center will try to pry loose the secrets of how these molecules interact to form these substances that have so...

Tentacles of venom: New study reveals all octopuses are venomous

...rgies and cancer." While many creatures have been examined as a basis for drug development, cephalopods (octopuses, cuttlefish and squid) remain an untapped resource and their venom may represent a unique class of compounds. Dr Fry obtained tissue samples from cephalopods ranging from Hong Kong, the Cor...

Science internships attract students to research careers

...le, the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB), and the University of Texas Pan-American (UTPA), Hispanic Americans and other minority groups are an untapped resource of talent who could fill the labor gap if given access to funds for education and training. "By examining the current situation of the Hispan...

Scientists can now differentiate between healthy cells and cancer cells

...tments for the individual patient. It will immediately provide a model to discover drugs using robotic screening for available molecules that may have untapped potential to eradicate cancer. "Normal stem cells and cancer stem cells are hard to tell apart, and many have misconstrued really good stem cells ...

Rocky water source

...al of Global Environmental Issues , Peter van der Gaag of the Holland Innovation Team, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has hit on the idea of using the untapped energy from oil and gas flare-off to release the water locked in gypsum. Fresh water resources are scarce and will be more so with the effects of g...

Biodesign's Rittmann offers promising perspectives on society's energy challenge

...od tests." In contrast, microoganisms, the smallest forms of life on Earth, can meet the scalability and environmental tests. Rittmann sees a vast untapped potential of using microbes in service to society to meet our energy challenges. "Photosynthetic bacteria can capture sunlight energy at rates 100 ...

UT researchers find link between advertising and increased tobacco use among India's youth

...While tobacco advertising was banned in India in 2004, the year the study began, cigarette companies are coming up with new ways to reach a relatively untapped audience, Stigler said. Event sponsorship and lifestyle stores centered on tobacco products are slipping through the cracks of the law. As part ...

Visual technology enables brain to learn in new ways

...rch and educational programs in diverse disciplines, from mathematics and physics to human factors engineering, and even drama and dance. Brain's untapped Capacity for Visuals "Users will be able to manipulate, simulate, touch and literally immerse themselves in data in a way they never have been abl...

Unexplored microbes hold incredible potential for science and industry

..., and wastewater treatment. The wealth of bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that have yet to be cultivated or understood offer a tantalizing untapped resource for industry, agriculture, and medicine. Not only do microbes shape the environments around us -- they also play complicated roles in the ...
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Wisconsins untapped defense might: why saving military bases is just a start

MADISON Gov. Jim Doyles effort to keep Wisconsins five military installations off the Pentagons closure list deserves a crisp salute and not just because those bases bring nearly $850 million per year to the Wisconsin economy. Wisconsin is a hidden fortress of ideas and materials to be used in...

New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation

...rgy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will determine if their innovative approach can safely and economically extract and convert heat from vast untapped geothermal resources. The goal is to enable power generation from low-temperature geothermal resources at an economical cost. In addition to being...

Global Small Molecule Kinase Inhibitors Market to Reach $16.2 Billion by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

...essed in patient outcomes with the use of currently commercialized kinase inhibitors, such as, imatinib, among others, has ignited excitement over the untapped potential of this very potent class of drugs. Rising incidences of cancer, and the yet unmet treatment needs offer a strong business case for kinase i...

Otonomy Introduces Scientific Advisory Board

...o that is focused on the development and commercialization of novel treatments for diseases of the inner and middle ear. This field represents a large untapped opportunity with nearly 30 million Americans facing debilitating hearing and balance disorders. Currently, no approved drug treatments exist for these...

Internet can warn of ecological changes

...Ecological Monitoring?, published online this week, the authors explore the untapped potential of web crawlers - software programs that browse the World Wide We...esses in early detection of epidemic outbreaks with similar tools prove the untapped potential and importance of making smarter uses of information posted on th...

Improved Cryopreservation Outcomes in Potential $100B Tissue Engineering Market Enabled by BioLife Solutions CryoStor(TM)

...ons at other key companies in the tissue engineering market." According to a 2009 analysis and report by Life Science Intelligence, the largely untapped global market potential for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine products will exceed $118 billion by 2013. The actual current market, which r...

Cordex Pharma Forms Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board

...., Cordex's President and CSO. "Progressive heart failure is a growing and vexing medical problem around the world. It is perhaps one of the largest untapped pharmaceutical markets. Currently available drugs prolong the lives of patients with this condition, however, surprisingly little innovative research...

2008 National Ergonomics Conference Schedule Announced, Features Four New Tracks of Programming and Focus on Corporate Sustainability and Productivity; Most Product Debuts in Expo's 14-Year History

...t what are regarded as the industry's best keynotes. On Dec. 3, Ronald Leopold, MD, MBA, MPH; National Medical Director/VP of MetLife will explain the untapped benefit of ergonomics and safety programs and their contribution to employee retention efforts in light of the aging workforce. This year's State of t...

Familybuilder Launches the Familybuilder Global Network at DEMOfall 08

...earch their family trees. The largest consumer DNA database on the market today (FamilyTreeDNA.com) contains only 209k records, which demonstrates the untapped nature of this market and its huge potential. Familybuilder offers both paternal (YDNA) and maternal (mtDNA) DNA tests. The YDNA test is a 17-marker...

Shire Re-Launches ADHDSupport.com, a Virtual Road Map Providing Information, Tools and Practical Tips About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

...Disorder Association (ADDA), psychologist and consultant in the development of ADHDSupport.com. "Because I have seen the pain of unrealized dreams and untapped potential first-hand among those with ADHD, I am passionate about providing information about ADHD in easily accessible formats. In fact, there are ma...
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