Tag: "international" at medical news
UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough
... said. Playing a key role in the research group is international
expert on recombinant vaccines,Dr Scott Thomson. Professor Tindle said gaining Dr Thomson's expertise was a coup forthe project. "If anyone's going to get the (vaccine) it's going to be Scott," Professor Tindle said....
SLEEP 2007 to present more than 1,100 new findings and developments on sleep disorders
... Minn., from June 11th-14th, and bring together an international
body of 5,000 leading researchers and clinicians, who will present and discuss more than 1,100 new findings and medical developments related to sleep and sleep disorders in men, women and children, including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restles...
India's DBT and IAVI forge partnership to develop 'next generation' vaccine candidates
...h these kinds of biotechnology ventures, involving international
collaborations and the sharing of scientific knowledge, can we hope to solve the complex biomedical problems of our times." The Indian Programme will complement the work of IAVI's Neutralizing Antibody Consortium (NAC), a team of internationally ...
TWAS, illycaff announce Trieste Science Prize winners 2007
...inistered by TWAS and funded by illycaff, provides international
recognition to outstanding scientists living and w...scientists from the developing world are making to international
science. Their efforts are not only helping their nations to advance but are also making our global ...
Once-a-year drug reduces fractures from osteoporosis
...a UCSF research team. Results from a three-year, international
study of 7,736 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are reported in the May 3, 2007 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine." Study findings also are available online at content.nejm.org . The study showed that treatment with zoledronic ac...
Acute coronary syndrome therapy improvements linked with fewer deaths and improved clinical outcomes
...re consistent with trial evidence and national and international
guidelines. The risk profile for patients with STEMI has not changed significantly over this interval, whereas the risk for patients with NSTE ACS has increased slightly. For the first time, we have demonstrated significant reductions in hospital rat...
Acrux completes enrollment in key phase 2 trial
...reetlyapplied, much like a deodorant. Acrux has an international
patent pending, which covers the application to the armpitof a number of drugs, including testosterone, combined with a skin penetrationenhancer and a volatile liquid. Once granted, the patent will provide protectionagainst competing products until a...
Good news on heart attack and chest pain
...nterparts even a few years ago, according to a new international
study in the May 3 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. It's the first time that a study has shown a significant drop in the rate of heart failure and death over such a short time in this population. The study finds that the...
New prostate cancer treatment wins operations research award for Sloan-Kettering
...better Fortune 500 companies last night and win an international
competition for best project by an organization. Sloan-Kettering won the Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research for work entitled "Operations Research Answers to Cancer Therapeutics." The work improves the survival rate of pati...
Largest ever grant for University of Copenhagenhagen
... opening in 2008, it will house leading Danish and international
protein researchers and experts who will use the m...ng research teams with leaders from the top of the international
scene, and the researchers will have access to an advanced equipment park. This creates unique condi...
Panbio files first patent application for Homogenous Assay Technology
...openly with potential licensees and partners." The international
patent cooperation treaty (PCT) application covers the core developmentsin panDA Homogeneous Immunoassay technology as well as the novel aspects relating tothe HSV 1 & 2 prototype assays that were announced on 14 February 2007.panDA is at the forefro...
UN engages banks to light up rural India; Solar loans, energy access transform life for poor
...ovided the project's core funding. He notes that international
study after study has established strong, direct l...inable Infrastructure Development Fund (S3IDF), an international
NGO, in collaboration with vendor Selco, has spawned several small street hawker solar lighting proj...
Spinal manipulation in children studied
...nal Pediatrics. They reviewed data drawn from 13 international
studies conducted over a period of more than 40 years and found that adverse reactions in children appeared to be rare compared to the numbers of spinal manipulations performed. But those injuries that occurred, such as stroke and paraplegia, were se...
New mechanism identified for resistance to targeted lung cancer drugs
research team, led by investigators from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), has found a new way that some lung tumors become resistant to treatment with targeted therapy drugs like Iressa a...
Revolutionizing prosthetics 2009 team delivers first DARPA limb prototype
team led by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., has developed a prototype of the first fully integrated prosthetic arm that can be controlled naturally and provide sensory feedback, and allows for eight degrees of...
ISHLT membership explores expansion of computer modeling system for organ allocation
...g into consideration the novelty of the system, an international
representation of ISHLT membership will convene to evaluate this new modeling system to determine its effectiveness and Leah Edwards, Ph.D., United Network for Organ Sharing, will present How is the Lung Allocation Score Working in the US? during the...
INTERMACS group reveals recent successes to international transplant community
...ent of all data from the United States, as well as international
data, available in the INTERMACS database." Duri...y session, Dr. Kirklin will provide a report to an international
audience of ongoing goals, initiatives and various uses of INTERMACS, including the diverse function...
Kenya moves toward national food and nutrition policy
... between many Kenyan government groups and various international
and donor agencies, all of which recognized acute ... from FAO and UNICEF, and specialists from various international
non-governmental organizations and national groups who collaborated to define strategy for moving th...
Clinical trial coordinators need more financial conflict-of-interest training
...veyed 300 coordinators who were attending the 2006 international
conference of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. The full report of this study will be published soon in the journal Clinical Trials. Earlier COINS projects have looked at official institutional policies involving conflicts of int...
Scientists and polar explorers brave the elements in support of CryoSat-2
It is perhaps an unlikely combination an international
team of scientists stationed in Svalbard, Norway and two polar explorers crossing the North Pole on foot. Both teams, however, are currently part of a common effort to collect vital data on the ground and from the air in support of ESA's ice mission ...
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