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2010-12-02 22:02:15

High levels of a protein called thioredoxin-like 2 helps protect cancer cells from the oxidative stress that they generate as they grow and invade tissues throughout the body, said a consortium of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine in a report in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Found in breast cancer When Dr. Ning-Hui Cheng, an instructor at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at BCM and Texas Children's Hospital, and his colleague Dr. Xiaojiang Cui...

2010-11-30 22:15:41

Discovery could one day lead to new treatments for metabolic diseases A team of Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) scientists report finding a molecular "switch" that can "turn off" some cellular processes that are protective against aging and metabolic diseases. While more research is needed, the findings may open doors for new drug treatments to halt or slow development of metabolic diseases like type 2 diabetes or heart disease. The research findings appear in the December 1, 2010...

2010-11-16 06:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Paris: OXI) today announced that Anthony Cataldo, chief executive officer, and Bernie Landes, president, are scheduled to make an investor presentation at the 3rd Annual LD Micro Conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time. The conference is being held at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel. President of LD MICRO, Chris Lahiji stated, "We...

2010-10-12 13:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Paris: OXI) today announced that Anthony Cataldo, Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Landes, President, will be the featured guest interviewees on StockGoodies.com Radio, one of the fastest growing investor and stock trading communities on the Internet. The interview will be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, and can be heard at...

2010-09-23 09:15:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --   Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., and if a stroke doesn't kill you it causes debilitating problems that significantly affect a person's quality of life. A team of scientists have discovered an enzyme responsible for nerve cell death after a stroke that can decrease brain damage and preserve brain function. The enzyme that was discovered is NOX4, and it produces hydrogen peroxide. When NOX4 was inhibited by a new drug in mice during an...

2010-09-21 22:20:40

A Dutch-German medical research team led by Harald Schmidt from Maastricht University, Netherlands, and Christoph Kleinschnitz, University of Wrzburg, Germany, has discovered that an enzyme is responsible for the death of nerve cells after a stroke. The enzyme NOX4 produces hydrogen peroxide, a caustic molecule also used in bleaching agents. Inhibition of NOX4 by an experimental new drug in mice with stroke dramatically reduces brain damage and preserves brain functions, even when given hours...

2010-09-09 07:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Paris: OXI) today announced that Anthony Cataldo, chief executive officer, and Bernie Landes, president, are scheduled to make an investor presentation at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on Monday, September 13, 2010 at 3:15 p.m. Eastern time (12:15 p.m. Pacific time). The conference is being held at The Palace Hotel in New York City. A live audio...

2010-09-02 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeVantage Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LFVN), the maker of Protandim®, a clinically proven, science-based therapy for oxidative stress, announced today that a new peer-reviewed study involving Protandim® was published in the scientific journal PLoS ONE. The study, conducted by researchers at Louisiana State University, examined the biochemical mechanisms that underlie the ability of Protandim®...

2010-08-26 07:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI) is proud to announce that it has initiated active planning for the First World Congress on Ergothioneine, to be held in Los Angeles, California in July 2011 (the specific date will be announced at a later date). This first ever gathering of world experts in the fields of oxidative stress, healthy aging and chronic disease prevention and management will feature...

2010-08-18 08:25:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI), announced today that its senior management will be presenting at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference September 12th-15th. Chairman & CEO Tony Cataldo will introduce Oxis' new product line which leverages its patented super antioxidant Ergothioneine. Oxis continues to gain momentum in the multibillion dollar Nutraceuticals, Functional Food,...


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