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2010-06-01 19:52:27

Researchers at the Tulane University School of Medicine, in New Orleans, LA, have demonstrated that thymoquinone (TQ) a major component of black seed oil (Nigella sativa) can suppress the growth of several aggressive prostate cancer (PCa) cell lines, in vitro. Although previous studies have shown the anti-proliferative effects of TQ in different types of cancers, the molecular mechanism of this effect of TQ had not been delineated. Since TQ has a structure similar to ubiquinone, a component...

2010-04-22 19:47:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced that it has received from The Nasdaq Stock Market notification that Telik has regained compliance with the minimum bid price rule for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market because the bid price of Telik's common stock has closed at $1.00 per share or greater for at least 10 consecutive business days. About Telik Telik, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, is a clinical stage drug development...

2010-02-04 23:21:02

First study to demonstrate association between asthma and acetaminophen is linked to gene involved in detoxification of foreign substances Children who were exposed to acetaminophen prenatally were more likely to have asthma symptoms at age five in a study of 300 African-American and Dominican Republic children living in New York City. Building on prior research showing an association between both prenatal and postnatal acetaminophen and asthma, this is the first study to demonstrate a direct...

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2010-01-10 09:44:48

Calcium may not come to mind when you think of tasty foods, but in a study appearing in the January 8 issue of JBC, Japanese researchers have provided the first demonstration that calcium channels on the tongue are the targets of compounds that can enhance taste. In addition to molecules that directly trigger specific taste buds (salty, sweet etc.), there are other substances which have no flavor of their own but can enhance the flavors they are paired with (known as kokumi taste in Japanese...

2009-12-17 14:16:49

The glutathione S-transferase M1 (GSTM1) and glutathione S-transferase T1 (GSTT1) null genotypes have been linked to increased risk of developing cancer. The results regarding the association between GSTM1 and GSTT1 null genotypes and the risk of GC or CRC were contradictory. However, the majority of previous reports are limited by their small sample sizes. Therefore, the association of the GSTM1/GSTT1 null genotype with the risk of GC and CRC need to be confirmed in studies with larger...

2009-12-07 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to heighten awareness and further educate the medical community about the importance of glutathione, Kyowa Hakko USA is sponsoring a special glutathione workshop entitled, Absorption of Oral Glutathione and Implications for Human Health, at the 17th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) in Las Vegas, Thursday, December 10, 6-8 p.m. in the South Pacific Ballroom I at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center. To RSVP for the free...

2009-11-18 13:35:01

A well-known Eastern medicine supplement may help avoid the most common cause of liver transplantation, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The finding came as a surprise to the scientists, who used a number of advanced genetic and genomic techniques in mice to identify a molecular pathway that counters acetaminophen toxicity, which leads to liver failure. "I didn't know anything about the substance that was necessary for the pathway's function,...

2009-11-17 10:40:03

Judging from the number of juices and teas advertised as containing antioxidants, consumers are aware of the dangers of oxidative stress. But what is the best way to measure it "“ and fight it? Doctors at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a substance in the blood that may be useful in predicting an individual's risk for heart disease. The substance is cystine, an oxidized form of the amino acid cysteine and an indirect measure of oxidative stress. In a study of more...

2009-10-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Extension® the global authority on nutrition, health and wellness, as well as a provider of scientific information on anti-aging supplements and therapies, has introduced Glutathione, Cysteine & C product formulated with 50 mg of Setria® Glutathione from Kyowa Hakko USA. Glutathione, Cysteine & C is available from Life Extension® in 100 count bottles at...

2009-09-15 15:05:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced that company management will provide a corporate overview at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time (8:30 a.m. Pacific time). A live and archived webcast of the presentation will be available on the Telik website, www.telik.com. Telik, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, is a clinical stage drug development company focused on...


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