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2008-07-28 12:00:23

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.

2008-07-21 08:45:08

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.

2008-07-17 03:00:38

MARTINSRIED, Germany, July 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MorphoSys AG (FSE:MOR) (Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced today that Phadia AB, a world leader in autoimmunity and allergy testing, has implemented a series of HuCAL-based recombinant antibodies in its marketed autoimmune tests Varelisa(tm) and EliA(tm).

2008-06-26 06:02:00

By Lee, Jeffery CLINICAL REVIEW Section 1 Epidemiology and aetiology Sjogren's syndrome (SS) is arelatively underdiagnosed cause for dry eyes (xerophthalmia) and mouth (xerostomia), and the diagnosis is often delayed for months to years.

2007-04-28 06:00:12

By Babin, Lynn A Dermatology Nursing Essentials: A Core Curriculum (2nd edition) was written to provde the reader with core knowledge about the specialty of dermatology nursing. Key points from the text are highlighted to test and review your dermatology nursing knowledge.

2007-01-10 03:00:11

By Thirkill, C E ABSTRACT Cancers induce a loss of homeostasis through the uncontrolled production and release of a variety of biologically active cellular products, natural compounds produced in unnatural quantities within abnormal anatomical locations.

2005-08-17 10:20:22

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Individuals with diabetes often develop a problem with the nerves that control internal body functions, known as diabetic autonomic neuropathy.

2004-11-26 03:00:10

Cerebellar atrophy has been recognized as an occasional feature of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)1,2 but not systemic sclerosis.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.