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Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection

... FOSAMAX® followed the approved indication and oral dosing instructions of 70 mg once weekly. At entry, the women averaged -2.2 0.8 on their T scores, an X-ray-based rating of BMD in which scores between -1.0 and -2.5 indicate osteopenia (thinning bone) and below -2.5 indicate osteoporosis, according...

Toward a better understanding of taste and smell impairments

...taste perception following radiation treatment for oral cancer. Complementary studies will explore the physiological bases for these alterations and gauge the potential for prevention of sensory loss and for recovery. In addition to having direct relevance to patients afflicted with chemosensory l...

Study confirms link between head and neck cancer and common Asian nut

...er. According to the World Health Organization, oral cancers are more common in parts of the world where betel quid is chewed. Of the 390,000 oral and oro-pharyngeal cancers estimated to occur annually in the world, 228,000 (58%) occur in South an...

Novartis receives European marketing authorization for Emselex(R)

...e-daily M3 selective receptive antagonist (M3 SRA) oral treatment that works by selectively inhibiting the detrusor muscle that controls bladder contraction while sparing the M1 and M2 receptors believed to be involved in central nervous system (CNS) and cardiovascular (CV) function, respectively. (1) Em...

Paratek Pharmaceuticals presents multiple sclerosis data at Society for Neuroscience annual meeting

...tek scientist, will present the findings during an oral presentation at 2:30 p.m. PST (5:30 p.m. EST) today at Neuroscience 2004, the Society for Neuroscience's 34th Annual Meeting in San Diego. For the first time, Paratek is presenting data showing that its non-antibacterial tetracycline compounds in a ...

OneWorld Health presents preliminary clinical trial results at ASTMH

...ampagne Victoria Hale, Ph.D., will deliver an oral presentation, "Paromomycin as a New Cure for Visceral Leishmaniasis: Initial Results of a Phase III Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial to Assess Safety and Efficacy." 1:45p 2:00p, LeMans/Bordeaux/Burgundy Tuesday, Nov. 9 Post...

Genetic influences on taste perception of alcohol may influence alcohol intake

... make overlapping and independent contributions to oral sensations from alcohol and alcohol intake. "We do not all share the same oral sensory experiences from foods and beverages," said Valerie B. Duffy, a registered dietitian, associ...

Oral saline spray may slash spread of exhaled pathogens

... of ordinary breathing, scientists have found, but oral administration of a safe saline spray every six hours might slash exhalation of germs in this group by an average 72 percent. The researchers, at Harvard University and biotechnology firms Pulmatrix and Inamed, report results from their clinical st...

Horwitz Prize to be shared by Tony Hunter, Anthony Pawson

...e types of cancer cells. Gleevec, a groundbreaking oral treatment for one form of leukemia, is successful because it blocks the wayward tyrosine kinase that drives this particular cancer. Pawson's work has provided essential insight into how cells signal each other, and has had a broad impact thro...

Citrus shows promise for certain childhood cancer

...be that ultimately we are able to give patients an oral cocktail of limonoids in such concentration as to stop their cancer." Patil said the researchers also will be studying limonoids to find the limits for adding to food. One of the limonoids, glucoside, is tasteless, he noted, so it...

UT Southwestern initiating trials in humans for ricin vaccine

...estern will focus on how to deliver the vaccine by oral or intranasal routes instead of by injection," she said. "Mucosal immunity is fascinating and extremely important for virtually all types of biothreats because most will be inhaled or ingested. It is important to have immunity at these anatomical sit...

UT Southwestern researchers trace how virus that causes AIDS spreads following oral exposure

... enter and spread throughout the body following an oral exposure. By innoculating monkeys with SIV, the si...IV nucleic acid at the earliest times following an oral infection," said Dr. Donald Sodora, senior author of the paper. Oral transmission of HIV is problema...

NIDCR launches unique initiative on oral biofilm

...compile the first full catalogue of genes found in oral biofilms, the sticky bacteria-laden films that for...ete sets of genes, for all of the organisms in the oral biofilms. To the extent this work is successful, large fragments or even full genomes of microbes ...

Whooping crane shot in Kansas dies

...s receiving nebulization therapy, antibiotics, and oral antifungal medications. The injured crane, part of the last remaining wild flock of an endangered species that migrates annually from northern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, was shot as he traveled through Kansas on migration south. The bird had 11 p...

Doctors link common chemotherapy drug to jawbone necrosis

...n-cancer patients who had been receiving long-term oral therapy for osteoporosis. The patients developed O... as cancer, chemotherapy, corticosteroids and poor oral hygiene prior to initiating treatment with bisphosphonates. "Monitoring the dental health of p...

In wake of Lyme disease vaccine for people, mice may be next in line for shots

...ctively battle Lyme disease. The development of an oral vaccine would allow for greater vaccination coverage of both mice and other animal hosts. "We've learned we shouldn't naively ignore other hosts shrews, chipmunks, robins, and maybe others," Tsao said. "Unexpectedly, other hosts contribu...

New effects of an antihistaminic against cerebral injury

...ind a way in which the drug can be administered by oral route. The following people participated in the research: Cristina Malagelada, Josefa Sabri, Jos Rodrguez, Xavier Xifr and Nahuai Badiola. They are all researchers at the Institute of Neurosciences and of the Biochemical Unit (Faculty of Medicine) o...

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern U.S.

...ably be assigned as a poster since the program for oral presentations is almost full with invited papers....

Alfred Sommer awarded prestigious Pollin Prize

...rch his theories and later documented that a large oral dose of vitamin A, costing a few pennies, was a mo...ng vitamin A deficiency than injections. Today the oral dose is the recommended standard of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the control of vitamin A...

Journal of Dental Research: New editor, new content, new look, new access

...; a critical review on ABO blood-group antigens in oral cancer, wherein the authors discuss that altered group antigen in malignant oral tissues may indicate increased cell migration; a research report on proteins in whole saliva during ...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... a $1.04 million grant from the U.S. Army ... osteoarthritis using a patient,s own stem cells, spurred ... polymers., Liping Tang, a bioengineering professor and interim ... is primarily focused on helping soldiers who are ... if we inject microscaffolding that we,ve developed into ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... North Carolina State University researchers have developed a suite ... between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything ... our pets. , "We,ve developed a platform for computer-mediated ... to new avenues for interpreting dogs, behavioral signals and ... Dr. David Roberts, an assistant professor of computer science ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... In the largest study of its kind to date, ... genes that heighten the risk for autism. Joseph Buxbaum, ... York City, Mark Daly, Ph.D., Broad Institute of Harvard ... DNA samples from affected children, parents and unrelated people. ... to contribute to the risk for autism spectrum disorder ...
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