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Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly

...t, a protein traditionally thought to help promote maintenance and proliferation of stem cells in many tissues. But in this instance, Wnt appears to block proper communication. "That was a total surprise," said Thomas Rando, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology and neurological sciences. "We had no idea t...

Researchers link metal ions to neurodegenerative disease

...eneficial, such as in long-term memory and synapse maintenance in the marine snail." ...

World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase

...development ofrespiratory disease, and also in the maintenance of good lung function and health into middle age. Questionnaires will be sent later this month to all the brothers and sisters of the original TAHSparticipants. So if you have a brother or sister who was born in 1961 then keep your eye out forour que...

LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes

...ities including those that address acquisition and maintenance of skills; and focus on new procedures and emergin...College, to advance the science of acquisition and maintenance of surgical competence. We are honored to join a group of stellar institutions with this designatio...

AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US

...w available in the United States for the long-term maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 12 years of age an... clearly warrants initiation of treatment with two maintenance therapies. With the U.S. launch of SYMBICORT, millions of asthma sufferers will have a new choice ...

CAM-oriented primary care providers result in cost savings, high patient satisfaction

... data frommembers enrolled in a traditional health maintenance organization (HMO). The recent report analyzes datafrom 2003 to 2005 and is a follow up to the original report published in 2004, which compared data from1999 to 2002. Our most recent analysis supports earlier findings that patients visiting CAM-or...

GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment

...-A3 ASCI may have the potential to be suitable for maintenance therapy delivered intra-muscularly on an outpatient basis. Phase III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Trial Launch: GSK is now recruiting for a Phase III trial evaluating MAGE-A3 ASCI as adjuvant therapy in MAGE-A3 positive patients with NSCLC. With...

New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer

...hers with flood control experience who oversee the maintenance and operations of the hurricane protection system. In addition, legislation has been proposed to require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to have external peer review of major flood control and navigation projects. The external review provided by t...

Shark cartilage shows no benefit as a therapeutic agent for lung cancer

...y, and continued on the shark cartilage/placebo as maintenance after completing standard therapy. Researchers say that the study did not meet its primary endpoint: survival. With a median follow-up of 3.7 years, researchers did not find a statistical difference in survival between patients who received the sha...

The appetite-regulating peptide leptin influences alcohol craving for some alcoholics

...is an important contributor to the development and maintenance of alcoholism. New findings show that appetite-re...is an important contributor to the development and maintenance of alcoholism. Recent research suggests that appetite-regulating hormones and peptides may be invol...

12-month study demonstrated tolerability and efficacy of Daytrana

...ll children then entered an 11-month DAYTRANA dose maintenance phase. DAYTRANA was applied each morning to the h...se adjustments were also permitted during the dose maintenance period. All of the children in this open-label, flexible-dose trial participated in one of four tr...

New long-term data analyses for Bifeprunox show favorable effects vs. placebo

...ychotic for the treatment of schizophrenia and for maintenance of stability. Under the terms of a collaboration agreement entered into in March 2004, Solvay Pharmaceuticals and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals agreed to co-develop and co-commercialize bifeprunox and other compounds, which are in earlier stages of developme...

Data showed improved quality of life and patient satisfaction with SYMBICORT

...d, combination therapy indicated for the long-term maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 12 years of age an... clearly warrants initiation of treatment with two maintenance therapies. HRQL and Patient Satisfaction Study Results Abstract #954448: This 12-week, randomized...

Ulcerative colitis remission rates from long-term safety study of LIALDA presented at DDW

...T1296) A post-hoc analysis of study 303 evaluated maintenance of remission and relapse rates over 12 months. Rem...C. Overall, a total of 459 patients entered the maintenance phase of study 303. Of these patients, 362 patients met the stringent remission criteria (clinical a...

New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation

...th ulcerative colitis; however, further testing of maintenance therapy with rosiglitazone is needed." Dr. Lewis will present this study on Tuesday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. in Room 151. Expanded Adipose-Derived Stem Cells (Cx401) for the Treatment of Complex Perianal Fistula. A Phase II Clinical Trial (Abstra...

Vacuum cleaning ineffective in allergy avoidance

...better than those with a single layer bag, and the maintenance of the cleaner and integrity of seals and gaskets were important factors in effective cleaning," Mr Sercombe said. "There are many vacuum cleaners on the market that claim to be suited to allergy sufferers. The most important aspect to look for is...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2007

...ower sources, minimizing operator intervention and maintenance costs. Such a network could play a major role in safeguarding the nations estimated 700,000 tanks, which have a capacity of 2.3 billion barrels of heating oil, diesel and gasoline. Partners in this effort are Pegasus Technologies of Lenoir City and D...

Clinical trial data for Perforomist Inhalation Solution presented at International ATS Conference

...afe and effective therapeutic option for long-term maintenance treatment of COPD. Nicholas J. Gross, MD, PhD, ...at 20 mcg/2 mL twice daily, was well tolerated for maintenance treatment over the full 12 weeks of the trial. The side effect profile of Perforomist Inhalation So...

Chronic pain can drive you to distraction

...a and Analgesia, suggest that pain may disrupt the maintenance of the memory trace that is required to hold information for processing and retain it for storage in longer-term memory stores. In other words, chronic pain can, quite literally, drive people to distraction. Participants in the studyall of whom had...

Clinical trial data for Perforomist Inhalation Solution to be presented at ATS on May 20, 2007

...ed on May 11 by the FDA for long-term, twice-daily maintenance treatment of bronchoconstriction for emphysema and chronic bronchitis, also known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). For those attending ATS, the two presentations are available as follows: "Nebulized Formoterol is an Effective B...

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