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Ann Arbor, MI--Patients with a rare, blinding eye disease saw their vision improve after treatment with drugs to suppress their immune systems, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.
Test builds on company's suite of tests to evaluate immune function LENEXA, Kan., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IBT Laboratories, a leading clinical-diagnostics and biomedical-research laboratory specializing in immunology and allergy assays, will launch a new diagnostic assay designed to help physicians better understand and manage their patients who have recurrent infections.
Mice from a strain that ordinarily develops systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), but bred with a deficiency in receptor for the protein Interleukin 21, stayed healthy and exhibited none of the symptoms of the disease, researchers at The Jackson Laboratory and National Institutes of Health report.
LONDON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the autoimmune disease diagnostics markets, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Toscana Biomarkers with the 2008 European Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Research Award.
Implications for new tests and more personalized treatments for autoimmune diseases
A powerful antioxidant in green tea may prevent or delay the onset of type 1 diabetes, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.
ZymoGenetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZGEN) today announced a restructuring of its partnership with Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. With respect to the ongoing development of atacicept, ZymoGenetics exercised its contractual right to convert to a worldwide royalty license.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Michele Kling of March of Dimes, +1-914-997-4613 Team Supported by March of Dimes Publishes Findings in Nature Medicine WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.,July 28/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new March of Dimes-funded study of pre-eclampsia, a serious and potentially deadly disorder that affects about 5 percent of pregnancies, researchers have found results in mice that may have important implications for diagnosis and treatment in humans.
Hadasit Bio-Holdings, (HBL) a subsidiary of Hadasit (the technology transfer company of the Hadassah - Hebrew University Medical Center), which is traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange under the symbol HDST, announced today that one of its portfolio companies, Verto (in which it has a 75% stake), has successfully completed a human clinical trial of a device for treating patients who suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.