Senior health

Celgene to give oral presentations on beta-thalassemia.

Acceleron, Celgene to give oral presentations on beta-thalassemia, myelodysplastic syndromes at EHA meeting Acceleron Pharma Inc. , a medical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, commercialization and development of novel protein therapeutics for cancers and rare diseases, today reported that Acceleron, Celgene and investigators in the sotatercept and ACE-536 phase 2 scientific trials gives …

A biopharmaceutical firm specializing in products for cancer and supportive care.

A new Cobalamin-coated insulin-including nanoparticle formulation shipped orally provided a pharmacological response higher than 80 percent of that achieved by insulin delivered subcutaneously. This represents a substantial oral bioavailability, indicating that this formulation has prospect of clinical development and ultimate commercialization. Adaptation of this technology has offered a Cobalamin human growth hormone formulation which has …

AU Summit focusing on maternal.

AU Summit focusing on maternal, child health begins in Uganda Delegations found its way to Kampala, Uganda, for the start of the 15th African Union Summit, monday which begins, the Daily Monitor reports . ‘The summit will address various issues, including health, food and infrastructure security. It will tackle security worries in Somalia, Uganda’s foreign …

According to an animal research at Duke University INFIRMARY.

In a preliminary evaluation, of the eleven adults with HoFH treated with lomitapide, their indicate low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol decrease was 38 % and hepatic fat had significantly declined.. Active component in soy may explain why Asians have lower rates of cancer and obesity A single nutrient within soy products elicits changes in gene behavior that permanently …

Food and Medication Administration offers proposed adjustments to its regulation of tanning beds.

Related StoriesNew results reveal association between colorectal cancer and melanoma medication treatmentViralytics enters into scientific trial collaboration contract with MSDMeat-rich diet may increase kidney malignancy risk In 2010 2010, the FDA convened an Advisory Panel hearing to examine the current classification and regulations of tanning beds. Representatives from the AADA, leading dermatologists, and researchers testified …

Trauma and spine patients.

‘Individuals entrust us with their lives, and we owe it to them to invest in the world’s best technology and treatment plans. The Smart OR can be an innovative tool that helps our neurosurgeons perform operations with better accuracy and precision,’ says Steve Ronstrom, CEO of Sacred Heart Hospital. Sacred Heart Hospital employs a calculated, …

2009 in Houston.

The meeting features a review of the most recent developments in neuro-scientific organ transplantation from May 2008 up to and including the 2009 2009 American Transplant Congress that was held in May in Boston. The achieving shall emphasize topical basic and clinical technology lectures, organ-specific literature evaluations and highlights from ATC. A GATHERING for All …

Aerobic fitness exercise helps healthy aging adults improve memory.

The physical teaching group participated in supervised aerobic fitness exercise on a stationary home treadmill or bike for one hour, three times a full week for 12 weeks. Individuals' cognition, resting cerebral blood flow, and cardiovascular fitness had been assessed at three period points: before you begin the physical activity regimen, mid-method through at 6 …

8 million children born each year with serious birth defects According to a new report.

The authors of the report say that it is a common misconception that focus on birth defects will attract funding from various other priority public health attempts, when in fact, increased efforts to lessen birth defects in children contributes to the ongoing health of the entire population. Among the interventions that would have immediate effect …