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Abgenix and CuraGen establish large-scale drug development alliance, companies to develop genomics-based human antibody drugs
...ation statement on form S-1 dated July 2, 1998 and supplements
thereto for a complete description of risks which may affect Abgenix. 12/09/99 - ### -...
Fall Meeting: updated press conferences and special events
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Media Advisory 1 (AGU Press Release 99-32) of October 14. If you do not have the earlier advisory, you should obtain it from the AGU web site: [http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/prrl/prrl9932.html]. Basic information in Advisory 1 is not repeated here, unle...
1999 Fall Meeting: Press conferences and special events
... VI. Email list ********** Note: This advisory supplements
Media Advisory 1 (AGU Press Release 99-36) of October 14. If you do not have the earlier advisory, you should obtain it from the AGU web site: [ http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/prrl/prrl9932.html ]. Basic information in Advisory 1 is not repeated here, un...
Substance used to treat complications from diabetes also proves to work as antioxidant
...k randomized trial, 31 healthy patients took daily supplements
of either 400 international units of vitamin E or 600 milligrams of alpha-lipoic acid for eight weeks, alone and then in combination. Urine tests showed that both vitamin E and alpha-lipoic acid reduced levels of F-2 isoprostanes - a marker of oxida...
UM study finds no benefit in a popular heart supplement
...e in heart function between the two groups and the supplements
had no effect in relieving symptoms. Congestive heart failure is the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to the lungs and the rest of the body. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, fatigue or shortness of breath even at rest. It also c...
New mouse model could be key to understanding role of folic acid in preventing birth defects
...e said it is imperative that women take folic acid supplements
daily becausethey can never be sure when they are going to conceive, and the neural tubecloses before anyone even knows they are pregnant. "Folic acid is water soluble and is very inexpensive," he said. "It's thecheapest intervention imaginable. In t...
Inform doctors when taking herbs and dietary supplements
Although herbs and dietary supplements
appear to have beneficial effects ondepression, anxiety, insomnia and memory problems, new research shows thatpotential side effects exist. Millions of depressed or sleepless patients mixprescription medicines with alternative therapies and many do ...
Blueberries: New thrills for those over the hill
...ecial diet. The groupof animals that received the supplements
showed some improvement on keyindicators of age-re...urnal ofNeuroscience.* The animals that received supplements
were given either blueberry, strawberry,or spinach extracts. Investigators found that the group of ...
Diet and cancer prevention: a sampler of story ideas for '5-a-Day for Better Health Week'
... vegetable consumption of thisgroup." Are vitamin supplements
as good as fruits and vegetables when it comes toc...ancer prevention? Although the research on dietary supplements
is limited, there is evidence thatsome vitamin and mineral supplements
may reduce cancer risk, says ...
IFT experts inform and caution consumers about dietary supplements
CHICAGO--How do dietary supplements
differ from drugs, food additives, and foodingredi...r safety and efficacy and FDA pre-market approval, supplements
have noformal regulatory requirements prior to being marketed and sold. Althoughsupplement manufact...
Researchers call for doubling of RDA on vitamin C
... the new report. Although many people take supplements
of up to 2,000 milligrams per dayor even more with no apparent ill effects, studies show that in healthy peopletissue saturation of vitamin C usually occurs with intakes of about 100milligrams per day. And some studies have found little to be gained ...
Vitamin C levels linked to amount of lead in blood
...anch in Galveston, that found that 1000mg vitaminC supplements
decreased the blood lead levels of heavy smokers. Because smokingdecreases the absorption and increases the metabolism of vitamin C, higherdietary vitamin C intake levels are recommended. According to Simon, there are no acceptable levels of lead ...
Ginkgo herbal supplements vary widely in content
...wing the development ofAlzheimer's disease, Ginkgo supplements
are among the top selling herbalproducts in both Europe and the U.S. and have long been a staple of Chineseherbalists. Chemical substances known as ginkgolides and bilobalide, found in the leaves ofthe tree, are believed to be the most pharmacologi...
NIAAA-led study verifies environment-dependent behavioral variation in genetically identical mice
...l Institutes ofHealth, supported the study through supplements
to grants by the NationalInstitute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute on DrugAbuse. NIH is the Nation's lead agency for biomedical and behavioral research.For additional alcohol research information and publications, visit htt...
Concern Unfounded About Damage From Vitamin C
...min C is one of the most commonly used nutritional supplements
inthe world, largely for its known anti-oxidant ef...e other suggestionsthat modest levels of vitamin C supplements
might not have unhealthy effects butlarger doses could. To find out what is actually going o...
New Age Of Nutrition To Provide Food For Thought
...the potential impact of phytochemicals and dietary supplements
onchronic disease. It will look at current scient...ids in fish oil. The safety and efficacy ofherbal supplements
will be examined, too, weighing their historical use and rolein Chinese medicine against U.S. scient...
Dietary Supplements Could Put A Stop To A Royal Curse
...ty that patients could take glutathione orcysteine supplements
to fight porphyria. "The stage is set for other researchersto feed people glutathione," says Dayan. If a treatment for the disease had been available centuries ago, it maywell have changed the course of history. "Because of his illness, Georg...
Bugs Can Ward Off The 'Bends'
laced with bacteria could protect deep-sea divers ...re methane they produced. Kayar says the bacterial supplements
appear as harmless as live yogurt. "Theseare microbes that you have in your intestine right now," he...
Tipsheet: Environmental Story Ideas
...,embankments and retaining walls for highways, and supplements
for asphalt. Theyare also exploring road construction applications for shredded tires andplastic. For more information, contact Benson at 608-262-7242; or doctoral studentTarek Abichou at 608-262-6281....
Striking A Healthy Balance For The Elderly
...e a varied anddiverse diet and consume nutritional supplements
when necessary. Micronutrientsare just as importa... absorbs thesupplements depends on other foods and supplements
consumed, Kannan said. Forexample, consuming supplements
with tea or coffee can inhibit the absorpt...
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