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2012-08-15 02:26:20

WATERVILLE, Maine, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockland Technimed Ltd., a pioneer in developing metabolic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) media, today presented the latest research on the potential clinical applications of brain MRI performed with its patented imaging medium, Oxy-17(®). The presentation highlighted the use of Oxy-17(® )MRI to measure two key indicators of cerebral tissue function: cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen (CMRO(2)) and oxygen extraction fraction (OEF)....

2012-08-07 02:29:25

CLEVELAND, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study looking at the safety and effectiveness of new medication developed from adult stem cells for the treatment of ischemic stroke has opened at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center. The Phase 2 study will use a cell therapy product called MultiStem(®) developed by the Cleveland-based biotechnology company Athersys. Ischemic stroke is caused by blockage in an artery in or to the brain, that impedes blood flow, and that can...

2012-07-26 02:30:06

SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) today announced the publication of preclinical findings demonstrating that cardiac ischemia plays an important role in adenovector gene delivery (transfection) in mammalian hearts. The new findings were published in the peer-reviewed journal Human Gene Therapy Methods in an article entitled "Ischemia-Reperfusion Increases Transfection Efficiency of Intracoronary Adenovirus type 5 in Pig Heart in Situ," which is...

2012-07-14 23:00:07

Osteochondritis Dissecansis now being treated successfully at The Center for Regenerative medicine in Miami, according to Dr. A. J. Farshchian MD. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Osteochondritis Dissecansis now being treated successfully at The Center for Regenerative medicine in Miami, according to Dr. A. J. Farshchian MD. This is typically seen in adolescent males, Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) is an entity seen at the ossification centers of the bone (these areas are responsible...

2012-06-18 23:25:42

Psychological distress was associated with a higher risk of death from stroke, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Psychological distress includes factors such as anxiety, depression, sleeping problems and loss of confidence, and is common in approximately 15%-20% of the general population. Although there is evidence linking psychological distress to coronary artery disease, there is a dearth of data linking psychological distress with the risk...

2012-06-11 19:05:16

Findings show new therapy has potential to help the brain as it reacts to stroke's harmful effects Researchers at the University of Missouri have demonstrated the effectiveness of a potential new therapy for stroke patients in an article published in the journal Molecular Neurodegeneration. Created to target a specific enzyme known to affect important brain functions, the new compound being studied at MU is designed to stop the spread of brain bleeds and protect brain cells from further...

2012-06-11 02:25:36

NEWARK, N.J., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AcquiSci Inc., www.acquisci.com, today announced it has received an award from the Hackensack University Medical Center to research AcquiSci's patented d-OSAB(TM) technology as a device-based approach to modulating inflammation. This preclinical study represents Phase I of a three Phase study program, and will evaluate the safety and efficacy of oxidative stress on apoptotic leukocyte induction and subsequent inflammatory cytokine modulation. The...

2012-06-04 23:00:11

Osteochondritis Dissecans is now being treated successfully at The Center for Regenerative medicine in Miami, according to Dr. A. J. Farshchian MD. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Osteochondritis Dissecans is now being treated successfully at The Center for Regenerative medicine in Miami, according to Dr. A. J. Farshchian MD. This is typically seen in adolescent males, Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) is an entity seen at the ossification centers of the bone (these areas are responsible for...

2012-05-24 06:28:41

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangart, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing targeted rescue therapies for patients in acute ischemic crisis, today announced that it recently received $50 million in additional equity funding from existing investor, Leucadia National Corporation. This funding was made upon the exercise of Series G preferred stock warrants previously held by Leucadia and brings the total funding raised by the company...

2012-05-16 11:26:40

Cardium Therapeutics' Generx product for patients myocardial ischemia and chest pains to be delivered noninvasively with standard angioplasty catheter to patients in Russia Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced a late-breaking poster presentation at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 15th Annual Meeting being held May 16-19, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. The new research findings demonstrate that cardiac ischemia...