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2014-06-10 23:13:54

Achieve is conducting a multicenter, randomized, single-dose study assessing the pharmacodynamic parameters of an experimental combination therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis on stable methotrexate (MTX) treatment. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this RA Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance...

2014-06-10 23:02:48

Dr. Sal Taliercio, fellowship trained laryngologist, will begin practicing full-time at ENTA’s Sleepy Hollow site, located at 358 North Broadway, beginning August 1st, 2014. Dr. Taliercio will become the newest member of the Practice’s Voice & Swallowing Center, a sub-division consisting of all seven of ENTA’s world class laryngologists. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is home to over 100 of the finest otolaryngology specialists in...

2014-06-10 16:26:56

Fun and frank campaign includes new website, game and community outreach DENVER, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycle Yourself Colorado, a new initiative to educate 15-25 year old residents about organ, eye and tissue donation in fresh ways, will launch this weekend at the internationally renowned Denver Comic Con. With a quirky and age-appropriate approach, the campaign aims to inspire Colorado millennials to think about donation and transplantation, and encourages them to...

2014-06-10 12:29:24

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO International Convention being held June 23-26 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. The convention is a significant business development forum for companies like Antigen Express, providing...

2014-06-10 08:30:28

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including biotech and medical technology issues a Q&A interview with Mr. James A. Joyce ,Chairman and CEO of Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD). Mr. Joyce shares insight into the emerging Immuno-Oncology market and the opportunity it represents. Q: Investorideas.com How did Aethlon Medical become involved in cancer research? A: James A. Joyce,...

2014-06-10 04:22:14

Inovio Targets Most Rapidly Increasing Cancer in Men BLUE BELL, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced it has initiated a phase I/IIa clinical trial to evaluate safety, immunogenicity and clinical responses of its immunotherapy product, INO-3112, in treating human papillomavirus (HPV)- associated head and neck cancer. INO-3112 is a combination of Inovio's lead active immunotherapy product, VGX-3100, and its proprietary immune...

2014-06-09 12:30:42

CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bruce Richardson, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Michigan, has been selected as the second recipient of the Lupus Insight Prize. The award provides $200,000 for use in innovative research on lupus, an unpredictable and sometimes fatal autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans. The Prize is a collaborative initiative among the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), and the...

2014-06-09 08:30:29

HØRSHOLM, Denmark, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First sublingual allergy immunotherapy tablet with robust results in allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma. Data supports European regulatory filing in 2H 2014 Today, ALK (ALKB:DC / OMX: ALK B / AKABY / AKBLF) has presented key trial results on its new sublingual allergy immunotherapy tablet (SLIT-tablet) for house dust mite (HDM) respiratory allergic diseases at the 2014 Annual Congress of the European Academy of Allergy...

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2014-06-07 06:52:23

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions, babies who are exposed to rodent and pet dander, roach allergens and household bacteria within their first year of life are less likely to experience allergies, wheezing and asthma. Previous studies have demonstrated how children living on farms have lower rates of allergies and asthma. This phenomenon was attributed to the regular exposure to...

2014-06-06 23:09:30

Dr. Anne Marie Salapatek, President & Chief Scientific Officer of Inflamax Research, will be presenting results of a meta-analysis outlining statistically significant correlations between house dust mite symptoms in the traditional Field trial approach and those collected from patients in the Environmental Exposure Chamber (EEC). These findings support the use of EEC allergen challenge approach for pivotal testing. Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Dr. Salapatek, an...


Latest Immunology Reference Libraries

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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