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2008-10-08 09:00:51

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: NVN) today presented positive data from preclinical studies using its proprietary Toll-like Receptor 3 agonist, Poly IC-Poly Arginine (Poly-ICR), at the World Vaccine Congress 2008 in Lyon, France. Study results demonstrated Poly-ICR to be a potent vaccine adjuvant targeting the Toll-like Receptor 3 (TLR3) pathway. Data showed that Poly-ICR, in combination with model antigens, elicits strong anti-target...

2008-09-05 15:00:30

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Gisele Galoustian of Florida Atlantic University, +1- 561-297-2010, ggaloust@fau.edu BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Technology, Research and Scholarship Board recently awarded Florida Atlantic University researcher Dr. Herbert Weissbach, distinguished professor and director of the Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, and CHS Resources LLC (CHS), $184,294 as part of the...

2008-07-28 03:00:38

By Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 28--Gone are the unsightly scabs. Left behind are small pink circles, bright and obvious against tanned skin -- signs of a new beginning. The scars are the result of weeks spent prodding my wife to have a couple of spots on her back looked at by a doctor. Ellen finally caved and scheduled an appointment. I'm glad she did. Were it not for the results of her test, the red, scaly circles that had lived on my skin for Lord knows how...

2008-05-05 18:00:51

Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) today announced that Spear Pharmaceuticals has agreed not to market, sell or ship a generic fluorouracil cream 5% pursuant to a stay in Valeant's legal case against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The stay will remain in place until May 14, 2008, or until a further order of the Court is issued. On April 11, 2008, the FDA approved an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for a fluorouracil cream 5% sponsored by Spear Pharmaceuticals. On the...

2005-12-14 16:22:07

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regular, long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may protect against the development of actinic keratosis, a precancerous skin condition caused by long-term exposure to the sun, and squamous cell cancers (SCC) of the skin, according to a study conducted in subtropical Queensland, Australia. Co-author Dr. David Whiteman, of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in Brisbane, said he was not particularly...


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