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New monoclonal antibody therapies offer significant survival advantage for breast cancer patients
...nternational Group (BIG) in collaboration with the pharmaceutical
company Roche AG, manufacturers of Herceptin. In total, 5,090 early breast cancer patients have been enrolled into this trial by the 478 participating institutions from Europe, Canada, South Africa, Israel, the Asia Pacific Region, Japan and Latin Am...
Vaginal gel may provide a new approach to HIV prevention
...ind joint announcement, two of the world's leading pharmaceutical
companies, Merck & Co. and Bristol-Myers Squibb (B...th Summit, this agreement marks the first time any pharmaceutical
company has licensed an anti-HIV compound for development as a microbicide when the class of drugs i...
Agns Vignery, osteoporosis researcher, named Yale-Pfizer Visiting Faculty
...w collaborations and a better understanding of the pharmaceutical
industry. "We are pleased that the Pfizer Visitin...eat first-hand experience in the challenges of the pharmaceutical
industry and then have the unique opportunity to bring these insights back to their students and fel...
ECCO 13 explores issues in cancer patient management
...tifying those patients in need of psychological or pharmaceutical
intervention. "The implication for practice relat... contribute to identifying those patients for whom pharmaceutical
management and/or psychological intervention may be most warranted and salutary." The second ECCO st...
New European legislation impacts on both cancer trials and drug approval
...n by drug labeling. In contrast, the new European pharmaceutical
legislation due to come into force on the 20 November 2005 received a more positive introduction and review at ECCO 13. Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 will entail that all oncology drugs seeking approval in the EU will be evaluated via the European Medi...
Anti-aging hormone reduces reactive oxygen species
... of anti-aging drugs, a long-standing goal of many pharmaceutical
companies. "We showed that the anti-aging hormone Klotho confers resistance to oxidative stress in cells and animals," says Kuro-o. "This means that Klotho protein itself or small molecule mimetics may be potentially useful as anti-aging medicines."...
Technique offers new view of dynamic biological landscape
...e. Understanding such interactions could also give pharmaceutical
researchers clues to the magnitude of possible side effects of drugs under development. The development of combination drug therapies, such as for cancer or viruses, could also benefit from the E-MAP approach. "In such cases, clinicians want to know...
Survey finds family conversation key to organ donation
...merican women's service organization, and Roche, a pharmaceutical
company. The Linkages to Life program, in churches nationwide this year on Sunday, Nov. 13 the National Donor Sabbath declared by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will urge families to talk about organ donation with a free Can We Ta...
AACR-NCI-EORTC international conference
... laboratories of universities, medical centers and pharmaceutical
companies worldwide, offering the prospect of a ne...ng top executives and researchers from hundreds of pharmaceutical
and biotech companies are gathering in Philadelphia next week at the annual AACR-NCI-EORTC Internat...
Genes involved in biofilms
... to identify action targets for the development of pharmaceutical
drugs to combat these infections. The PhD, entitled Identification and characterisation of new factors involved in the processes of formation of biofilm from Gram-positive bacteria. Chronic infections Biofilms are communities of microorganisms i...
Limiting the damage in stroke
...NF-kB passes a variety of other important signals, pharmaceutical
companies have already been developing molecules that target parts of the signaling pathway....
Reify corporation announces Myosight(tm)
...ence (AHA), November 13-15, 2005. Myosight enables pharmaceutical
and biotech companies to make rapid assessments of how compounds affect large populations of isolated heart cells in vitro. Existing technologies limit analysis to one ion channel at a time, such as the hERG channel, one cell at a time, or a few cell...
Seasonal depression, anxiety affects hamsters, study finds
...als. Many of these tests are the same ones used by pharmaceutical
companies to test anti-depressive and anti-anxiety drugs in animals before they are used in humans, Nelson said. Tests for anxiety included one in which hamsters are placed in a large box and viewed for 60 minutes to see how much time they spend in ...
Recycled or revamped therapeutics find novel anti-cancer applications
...r concentrations, which are considered very low in pharmaceutical
dose ranges for therapeutics. For the drugs to be...is self-consumption mechanism," Thompson said. The pharmaceutical
industry already has a battery of drugs aimed to inhibit autophagic cell behavior. "Many of the dru...
Scientists move forward understanding of schizophrenia
...rgh and Glasgow, together with scientists from the pharmaceutical
company Merck, Sharp & Dohme Limited, report the d...by the two Universities and by scientists from the pharmaceutical
company Merck Sharpe and Dohme reveals that damage to the gene PDE4B is also seen to increase the ri...
UK is first to administer new anti-clotting technology
... such as Dr. Steinhubl. Leaders of technology and pharmaceutical
companies have visited us in Lexington and are entrusting us to pioneer the next-generation of medicines and devices to improve healthcare," said Dr. David Moliterno, professor and vice chair of medicine, and chief, division of cardiovascular medicin...
Institute for OneWorld Health hosts panels at ASTMH
...Institute for OneWorld Health, the first nonprofit pharmaceutical
company in the U.S., is sponsoring two symposia at...ng clinical trials in developing countries. As the pharmaceutical
industry becomes more involved in developing medicines for people in resource-constrained regions, u...
Scientists pool information to boost understanding of drug action
... Human Genome Project has sparked a huge effort by pharmaceutical
and biotechnology companies worldwide to identify new drug targets and much of this effort has focused on the GPCRs. Our knowledge of this branch of science has advanced very rapidly and it has been difficult for scientists engaged in research in the...
Enzyme may be target for new anti-inflammatory compounds
...ch as Vioxx, which was recently withdrawn from the pharmaceutical
Pall filtration technology verified to remove arsenic from drinking water
...can also occur from wood treatment, pesticide use, pharmaceutical
manufacturing and miscellaneous industrial facilities. No matter what the source of the arsenic, it needs to be removed to eliminate health risks. According to the National Academy of Science (NAS), arsenic in drinking water can cause bladder, lung...
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