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Study Sheds Light On Treatment For Parkinson's Disease
2013-11-25 07:02:43

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have used RNA interference (RNAi) technology to reveal dozens of genes which may represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease. The findings also may be relevant to several diseases caused by damage to mitochondria, the biological power plants found in cells throughout the body. "We discovered a network of genes that may regulate the disposal of dysfunctional...

2013-11-07 16:28:50

New zebrafish technique quickly finds potential treatments for multiple diseases BOSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Skeletal muscle has proved to be very difficult to grow in patients with muscular dystrophy and other disorders that degrade and weaken muscle. Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital's Stem Cell Program now report boosting muscle mass and reversing disease in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, using a "cocktail" of three compounds identified...

2013-11-07 08:31:45

-- Obtains Additional $17.4 Million in Cash in 4Q 2013 -- SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Received $17.4 million in cash in October 2013 -- Total operating expenses in 3Q 2013 were $13.6 million including $3.2 million in non-cash expenses compared to $13.3 million including non-cash expenses of $2.1 million in 2Q 2013 -- U.S. and European regulators accepted Omeros' OMS302 marketing applications for review -- OMS824 and OMS721 Phase...

2013-09-17 08:32:53

Help for those faced with high medical costs and loss of income due to spinal cord injuries and disorders .@UnitedSpinal & @Allsup highlight resources for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month http://ow.ly/oOx6H #SCI #SSDI BELLEVILLE, Ill., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association and Allsup, a nationwide provider of and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation and veterans disability appeals, highlight assistance and resources...

2013-09-10 08:28:14

.@UnitedSpinal @Yankees #Baseball Game for Fundraiser 9/25 #Yankees vs.TampaBay http://ow.ly/oHzVE #SCI #SpinalCordInjury NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association will be at Yankee Stadium for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Night on September 25, 2013 at 7:05 PM, during a home game against the Tampa Bay Rays to raise funds to assist people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders across the country. (Logo:...

2013-09-05 16:26:15

Improved Treatments Help Local Residents Sleep Better HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Apnix Sleep Diagnostics has been helping local residents with diagnostic and treatment options for their sleep disorders for many years, and the company now offers new treatments for those suffering from sleep apnea. One of the key steps to getting treated properly for a sleeping disorder is to obtain an accurate diagnosis of the condition. Some people believe they may have one type...

2013-08-12 14:02:05

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share the most common genetic variation The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations. Researchers funded in part by the National Institutes of Health found that the overlap was highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; moderate for bipolar disorder and depression and for ADHD and depression; and low between schizophrenia and autism....

2013-07-24 23:17:09

Treatment program offers complete care for individuals with eating disorders. Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Recovery Village announces the launch of their Eating Disorder Program, a treatment program designed to guide individuals through the entire journey of recovering from an eating disorder. Beginning with a medical stabilization process, licensed staff members at the Recovery Village provide clients with an individualized recovery plan that takes them from their initial...

2013-07-23 08:31:23

Intellectual Property and Drug Development Opportunity Acquisition Part of Buderer Drug Company Asset Purchase Agreement SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMY), which is focused on the commercialization of drug formulations utilizing the FDA 505(b)(2) drug development pathway, today announced that as part of the recently announced Buderer Drug Company Asset Purchase Agreement, Imprimis acquired intellectual property for IPI-120, a novel...

Down's Syndrome Genes Shut Off In New Breakthrough
2013-07-18 05:30:06

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have made a huge breakthrough in our understanding of Down's syndrome. They reported in the online science journal Nature, that in a lab, they have switched off the extra chromosome that causes the disorder in humans. This is the proof-of-principal that opens the doorway for exciting new discoveries about this condition. Down's syndrome is the world's leading genetically...