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Langerhans cell histiocytosis

...iferation, and is associated with the expansion of regulatory T cells....

Decision aid for diabetes

...h diabetes Testing new TB vaccineswhat are the regulatory issues" Please mention PLoS Medicine in your repo...r@mayo.edu Testing new TB vaccineswhat are the regulatory issues? In a policy paper in this weeks PLoS Medicine, Michael Brennan (US Food and Drug Administra...

Diabetes professionals join forces to identify gaps in diabetes care and better self care

...rmacy, psychology, government health, research and regulatory agencies and the pharmaceutical industry. The following are some of the identified barriers to, and strategies for, diabetes self-care: Barriers to Optimal Patient Care and Strategies to Overcome Them Difficulty navigating the health care ...

Report calls for new directions, innovative approaches in testing chemicals for toxicity to humans

... a stronger scientific foundation that can improve regulatory decisions to mitigate those risks, and reducing the time, money, and animals needed for testing. Implementing the strategy envisioned by the committee will require a substantial research effort to develop and validate all of the new approach's co...

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $8 million to infectious disease investigators

...s of nitrosative stress on bacterial two component regulatory systems in innate host defense Ning Zheng, Ph.D. University of Washington Viral hijacking of host ubiquitin ligase machinery...

Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia

...g interventions. Finally, Dr. Gill suggests that regulatory agencies might consider looking at whether the warnings applied to atypical antipsychotics should be extended to the older conventional antipsychotics, to help clinicians avoid switching their patients from atypicals to conventional antipsychotics. I...

New drug development facility helps move medicines to market

...there by TetraQ will be accepted for international regulatory review, which provides a high degree of assurance to TetraQ customers. "This is an additional incentive for biotechnology companies not to go offshore to develop new drugs," Ms Pennisi said....

Urgent need for guidance on mobile phone use in clinical care

...ssional bodies, defence organisations and official regulatory bodies for appropriate guidance, and followed this up with an email or telephone call to ensure no important documents were overlooked. Guidance, where it existed, was found to be extremely limited in scope and either failed to address key concerns...

Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage

... and Drug Administration, eliminating a tremendous regulatory hurdle. If successful, this next study will provide the proof of principle needed for the team to apply for phase I human clinical trials, perhaps within 18 months, Kyrkanides said. Early results, while not yet published, suggest that one serotype of...

Steps needed to reduce smoking in the US

...nd Drug Administration (FDA) should be given broad regulatory authority over tobacco marketing, packaging, and distribution, and other revisions to current tobacco policy should be enacted, said the committee that wrote the report. Although smoking in the United States has declined by more than 50 percent sin...

Animal study leading to new treatments for hemorrhagic shock and uncontrolled abdominal hemorrhage

...nical trials abroad, and the U. S. Navy is seeking regulatory approval to initiate a trauma trial in the United States. Dr. Manning indicates that this product shows promise as a life-saving treatment for severe injuries with major blood loss. The presentation is entitled Mesenteric Blood Flow During Hemoglob...

Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch

... toxicity. Oncolytics has permission from the U.K. regulatory authorities to test Reolysin in three separate human trials in combination with the cancer drugs gemcitabine, paclitaxel/carboplatin and docetaxel. Perhaps the most exciting findings of Reolysin combination therapy were reported at the American As...

Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes

...er, house-staff training, student teaching and the regulatory environment. In addition to being a dedicated teacher and clinician, Dr. Hayes participates in numerous Hospital committees. Dr. Hayes has been active in numerous professional organizations: the American Heart Association (AHA), where he was presi...

New accreditation program for radiation detector labs

...experts with input from the user, manufacturer and regulatory communities. DHS provided financial support for the standards development. Currently, five standards have been published, covering a variety of radiation detectors, and several more are under development. This series of standards also includes standa...

Animal study identifies promising new target for brain tumor therapy

...But patients with brain tumors often have too many regulatory T cells, rendering their immune systems ineffectiv...be insufficient because of the increased number of regulatory T cells, Sampson said. "We speculated that this drug, which has been used successfully to treat ot...

Liver stiffness indicates portal hypertension

...esentative American population are needed prior to regulatory approval and wide application to clinical practice," the editorial authors note, particularly because the average BMI of the study population was 23, which contrasts to higher mean BMIs in the U.S. population. To date HVPG still is the gold standard....

Molecular marker may help identify pancreatic cancer, and possibly predict survival time

... the continuum integrating discovery, development, regulatory review, and the evidence basis of medicine required to translate advanced technology into clinical practice, a framework that has largely been ignored in the field of biomarkers. Indeed, while biomarkers represent the envisioned future for individual...

Acrux completes enrollment in key phase 2 trial

...quired before marketingapplications can be made to regulatory authorities. This trial is expected tocommence in early 2008 and will again require the measurement oftestosterone levels in the blood, rather than the impact on clinicalsymptoms. Acrux CEO Richard Treagus commented "Our Phase 2 study willcomplete on...

Howe School lecture -- Changing the Management of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, May 3

...ystems. His strong background in drug development, regulatory and industry affairs complements years of hands-on...rations and processes for compliance with relevant regulatory authorities and doing so utilizing the most effective and pragmatic means. Such is the case of phar...

Correlation between bile duct obstruction and ductal cancer found

...bstruction and bile duct cancer, suggesting growth regulatory mechanisms that could be highly significant in the progression of the cancer and that could become good molecular targets for drug therapy. Second, they establish a unique preclinical model of how bile duct cancer in liver progresses that can be u...

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