Tag: "safety" at biology news
Chemical industry research commitment spurs CIIT growth
... Research Initiative is a comprehensive health and safety
research program administered by the CMA, with a five-year budget of $100 million. CIIT will be conducting a good portion of that research. CIIT's capital plan calls for using existing funds along with proceeds from the sale of land in Research Tria...
Peer review set for NTP Studies May 18
studies by the National Toxicology Program will be peer-reviewed at an open, public meeting May 18 by a subcommittee of the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors. The studies are of the sedative chloral hydrate; the moth ball ingredient napthalene; th...
Discussion May 24 on recommendations for animal studies on DNA-based therapies, herbs, emissions from cellular phones
...The Food and Drug Administration has nominated for safety
testing a class of DNA-derived vaccines and gene t...involved critically ill patients in whom long-term safety
was a secondary issue. However, more recently, DNA vaccines and synthetic oligos have been develope...
Introgen Therapeutics reports progress in gene therapy studies at annual ASCO meeting
..., the company reported comprehensive tolerance and safety
data from Phase I and Phase II trials using adenov... clinical studies representing the world's largest safety
database of adenoviral p53 studies. The first report is titled "A Phase II Trial of Adenoviral Med...
Targeted Genetics presents clinical data on E1A cancer gene therapy
...nitiated in December 1999, is designed to evaluate safety
and establish the maximum tolerated dose of combination therapy in this patient population. Biological effect, tumor response and pharmacokinetic responses also will be evaluated. Data from preclinical studies of tgLPD-E1A, a formulation for sys...
Introgen Therapeutics reports advances in RPR/INGN 201 clinical program for treatment of advanced cancers
... of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and strong safety
and tolerance data for Phase II trial results usin... The data collected represents the world's largest safety
database for adenoviral p53 gene therapy treatment....
UniStates, Tufts University collaborate on new technology
...ogy will help improve fuel efficiency, and enhance safety
and comfort at the 45th International Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering Symposium and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif. "What is so important about RMT technology is way it uses distributed porosity to re-organize t...
Targeted genetics presents promising data from cystic fibrosis clinical trial
...o. The Phase I dose-escalation study evaluated the safety
and tolerability of tgAAV-CF delivered via nebuliz...r of Targeted Genetics. "We believe that the good safety
profile and long-term gene expression properties of our AAV vectors make them a promising approach t...
Targeted Genetics presents data on arthritis gene therapy
...opment of Targeted Genetics. "We believe that the safety
profile and long-term expression properties of our AAV vectors make them a logical approach to developing a gene-based delivery system for this important therapeutic protein. Local delivery of AAV-TNFR:Fc to arthritic joints may allow patients to be...
Cell Pathways scientists describe mechanism by which SAANDS compounds trigger programmed death in cancerous and precancerous cells
...cancer). Cell Pathways is also conducting Phase IB safety
studies with a second SAAND compound, CPI 461, in cancer patients....
Antimalarial drug may point way to new class of antibiotics
... Kunin cautions that the drugs must be tested for safety
and efficacy before they could be used in humans. The research was published in a recent issue of the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Kunin stumbled onto...
Fisher Scientific launches EinsteinsGarage: buyers and sellers get deals on surplus science equipment
...e $67 billion worldwide research, U.S. healthcare, safety
and science education markets. "Einstein...rplus and used scientific research, healthcare and safety
supplies," added Montrone. "In addition to its auction site offering tremendous product breadth, Ein...
Cranfield looks at recycling attitudes
...I have no objections to water recycling as long as safety
is guaranteed.' 88% of respondents were prepared to use recycled water from their own bath and shower to flush their toilet. Using recycled water from second party or public sources was less acceptable, although half the population were prepared to...
Biota to develop new influenza drug/Relenza® has positive results in high-risk patients
...sult provides further support for the efficacy and safety
of the direct delivery approach used with Relenza. Chief Executive Officer of Biota, Dr Hugh Niall said, "Biota has developed a considerable level of expertise in the area and has already spent a number of years on this particular project. The work ...
Program shown to help non-alcoholics reduce drinking 66%
...t is, drinking habits that can put their health or safety
at risk - are not alcoholic, Klykylo says. The same goes for many who drink and drive. By educating those people about the problems that heavy drinking or drinking in risky situations can pose, coaching them on ways to cut back, and supporting them i...
Stanford researchers win National Science Foundation grants for information technology research
...ogrammers to formulate the correctness property or safety
criterion that they wish to check in their programs. It places the full power of sophisticated static and dynamic analyses in programmers' hands, allowing them to analyze and manipulate the program at ease. "Success of this research will have a signi...
Inheritable gene modification research should not proceed on humans without standards and oversight, AAAS report says
... to the report. Currently, however, neither the safety
nor efficacy of such genetic interventions has bee... are developed that meet agreed upon standards for safety
and efficacy. Serious ethical and religious issues also must be addressed as research policy is f...
Purdue center to lead national research in dietary supplements
...plements, but more needs to be learned about their safety
and effectiveness. "Marketers of these products face less regulatory oversight than required for food additives and drugs. The problem is compounded by the fact that the burden of proof rests on the shoulders of the Food and Drug Administration, not...
K-State professor develops vaccine to stop liver abscess in cattle
...he liver is condemned," he said. "In terms of food safety
there is no concern."...
Procter & Gamble donates proprietary "super aspirin" technology to Vanderbilt University
...nhibitor Technology shows promise in improving the safety
of medications commonly taken for pain, inflammation, and fever reduction. Along with the patents, P&G is donating all associated intellectual property. As the sole new owners of the technology, Vanderbilt will benefit from all future revenues aft...
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