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Worm Pill Could Ease Autoimmune Disease Symptoms

Worm Pill Could Ease Autoimmune Disease Symptoms

Monash University Experts believe a molecule in parasitic worms could help explain why worm infections can effectively treat a range of autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The Monash...

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2014-08-08 11:10:25

ETH Zurich With a new therapeutic product, researchers have managed to cure arthritis in mice for the first time. The scientists are now planning to test the efficacy of the drug in humans. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that causes painful inflammation of several joints in the body. The joint capsule becomes swollen, and the disease can also destroy cartilage and bone as it progresses. Rheumatoid arthritis affects 0.5% to 1% of the world’s population. Up to this point, doctors...

2014-07-14 23:07:44

Dry Eye Handbook is a new product developed by Daniel Anderson which allows chronic sufferers of dry eye syndrome a chance to completely rid themselves of their condition without having to undergo expensive medical treatment. Vinamy.com recently reviewed the product and analyzed every feature which could possibly benefit its users. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Dry eyes, contrary to popular opinion, are not just limited to signs of aging anymore. As recent research have pointed out,...

2014-06-12 08:29:46

-- Parion has a plan for the first clinical trial in patients with dry eye disease to initiate in July 2014 DURHAM, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, Inc. (Parion) announced today that Parion and Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Santen) have entered into the "OPTION, LICENSE AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT", an exclusive option agreement for the development and commercialization of P-321 for dry eye disease in certain Asian territories. On May 1, 2014 Parion announced...

2014-05-23 23:07:24

Interviewed by Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, Dental Health Educator Shirley Gutkowski Says Dry Mouth Often Goes Unnoticed and Can Be a Symptom of Serious Diseases. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Dry mouth, according to an article by Mihir Patikar (“How to Defeat Bad Breath,” Lifehacker, May 21, 2014 http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/05/how-to-defeat-bad-breath-once-and-for-all/), is the “most common cause of bad breath.” Leading dental hygienist and...

2014-05-14 23:10:06

Top Salivary Gland Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS Discusses Possible Link Between Agent Orange Exposure and Salivary Gland Cancer Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 If passed into Congress, the Toxic Exposure Research and Military Support Act of 2013 will provide research on the effects of chemicals that have come in contact with members of the armed forces. As veterans seek to learn more about the effects of agent orange, Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in...

2014-05-07 11:02:43

Seeking better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists are also looking for better treatments and cure for disease that afflicts millions The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery—both in the laboratory and in the clinic. A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this by gaining a better understanding of the inner workings of tear film distribution over the eye's surface. This,...

2014-05-06 12:27:29

Working to gain a better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists also seek better treatments or a cure for disease that afflicts millions WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery--both in the laboratory and in the clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/DC39790LOGO A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this...

2014-05-01 08:37:31

- Initiation of Phase 1/2a clinical trial in subjects with dry eye disease expected mid-2014 DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for ocular and pulmonary diseases, announced today that it has received acceptance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for P-321 Ophthalmic Solution for the treatment of dry eye disease. Preclinical data that...

2014-03-31 23:21:31

Dr. Michael Tracy of Carlsbad Eye Care responds to recent article outlining Computer Vision Syndrome, its effects, and how to prevent it. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 A recent article discussed the damage that can occur from too much screen time. Computer screens have become part of our everyday lives. For millions of Americans, hours of the day are spent in front of a monitor, smartphone, or television, causing an issue called Computer Vision Syndrome. At Carlsbad Eye Care in San...

2014-03-25 23:35:42

Since its inception in 1998, Salimetrics has long been a leader in developing innovative assays for use in salivary research and diagnostic applications. Salimetrics now aims to partner with SalivaBio to distribute innovative saliva collection devices. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Founded in 2010, SalivaBio is an industry newcomer with deep roots in salivary bioscience, matched with strong device manufacturing and engineering know-how. As the list of analytes available in saliva expands,...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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