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2011-08-11 12:13:30

New research led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto has identified more genes in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and shows that there is an overlap between some of these genes and those found in other neuropsychiatric conditions such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study is published in the August 10 advance online edition of Science Translational Medicine. The research team was led by Dr. Russell Schachar, Senior Scientist and...

2011-08-09 06:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products targeting inflammation, coagulopathies and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2011. Financial Results Total operating expenses for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 were $6.1 million compared to $8.1 million for the same period in 2010. The...

2011-08-03 09:32:00

YPSILANTI, Mich., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan is pleased to announce: Walkin' on the Wild Side for Hemophilia, its third annual fundraising walk at the Detroit Zoo. Walkin' on the Wild Side for Hemophilia takes place on Sunday, August 28, 2011. Executive Director, Ivan Harner said, "come and join in with hundreds of walkers to raise money to support the programs of the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan: youth leadership, camp, counseling,...

2011-07-18 16:09:35

A simple eight-question survey administered soon after injury can help predict which of the 30 million Americans seeking hospital treatment for injuries each year may develop depression or post-traumatic stress, report Therese S. Richmond, PhD, CRNP, associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and her colleagues in General Hospital Psychiatry. "Depression and PTSD exert a significant, independent, and persistent effect on general health, work status, somatic...

2011-07-18 07:30:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring has donated more than 1 million international units (IU) of von Willebrand factor (VWF)/Factor VIII (FVIII) replacement medication to patients through the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). The donation supports WFH's progress in improving the diagnosis and treatment of bleeding disorders in developing countries through its Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) program. It is part of the commitment CSL Behring has made to WFH...

2011-06-14 11:17:00

YPSILANTI, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan (HFM) has named its Michigan Legislators of the Year. The annual awards, which recognize excellence in legislative policy making affecting the bleeding disorders community, were announced at HFM's annual consumer conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/HFMLOGO) Presenting the legislative awards, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan Executive Director, Ivan Harner, noted,...

2011-06-08 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a developer of innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the ear, today announced positive results for OTO-201, a sustained release gel formulation of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin, in multiple preclinical studies evaluating the treatment of middle ear effusion (fluid) at the time of tympanostomy tube placement surgery. Approximately one million tube placement procedures are conducted each year in the U.S. with the vast...

2011-05-25 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, today announced the appointment of Gerald Wroblewski as the company's chief operations officer. Mr. Wroblewski brings the company broad operational expertise in the areas of manufacturing, product supply chain management, packaging and quality assurance. At Otonomy, he will be responsible for...

2011-05-22 00:02:22

Workshops show students how they can heal their vision and muscular diseases and disorders using a combination of simple body movements and vision exercises. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Dr. Meir Schneider"”who was proclaimed permanently blind as a child and now has a valid driver's license"”is hosting a self-healing lecture and a workshop Memorial Day Weekend. Schneider will teach students exercises that he says can help heal vision conditions and diseases, back...

2011-05-20 13:13:58

New study reveals biological reasons for feelings of anxiety instead of reward in patients with anorexia Perhaps the most puzzling symptom of anorexia nervosa "“ a disorder that tends to occur in young women "“ is the refusal to eat, resulting in extreme weight loss. While most people have a great deal of difficulty in dieting and losing weight, particularly if a diet extends over many months or years, individuals with anorexia nervosa can literally diet themselves to death. In...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.