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2011-02-02 15:42:08

HelicoVax vaccine targets H. pylori     * When delivered intranasally, vaccine was found to be more effective    * Funding will support future clinical trials to test effectiveness in humans A new study led by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (URI) and EpiVax. Inc, a privately owned vaccine development company in Providence, RI, has identified a potential vaccine capable of reducing colonization of...

2011-01-30 00:29:17

Popular Mexico Weight Loss Surgery Center Has Performed More Than 200 New Restrictive Gastric Plication Weight Loss Surgery Procedures with US Patients San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2011 Internationally well-regarded weight loss surgery center Hospital Angeles Tijuana offers a bi-monthly webcast series for patients interested in learning more about the benefits of the innovative new restrictive weight loss surgery procedure gastric plication. Gastric Plication (also called...

2011-01-20 00:00:48

As 2011 starts, the number of forecasted bariatric surgery procedures is expected to increase by a significant percentage and with that Gastric Sleeve will challenge Gastric Bypass according to Texas Bariatric Specialists San Antonio, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 As 2011 begins, the number of forecasted bariatric surgery procedures is expected to increase by a significant percentage, thanks in part to new awareness given to surgical weight loss. Among these procedures is the Gastric...

2011-01-18 19:10:38

Feasibility study shows that a magnetic maneuverable capsule is safe and well-tolerated in the stomach of healthy volunteers A study from researchers in Germany showed that magnetic maneuvering of a modified capsule endoscope in the stomach of healthy volunteers under clinical conditions is safe, well-tolerated, and technically feasible. Maneuverability of the capsule within the stomach was excellent and visualization of the gastric mucosa, the inner lining of the stomach, was satisfactory in...

2011-01-13 09:13:00

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical research study to develop a rapid and inexpensive blood screening test for the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has been launched by Henry Ford Health System and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Funding for the study was provided by Sky Foundation, Inc., a local non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the early detection of pancreatic cancer. Henry Ford will recruit 300 patients to participate in this study...

2011-01-13 08:37:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The cost of fighting cancer will be a big one as our population continues to grow and age. If predictions by the National Institutes of Health are correct, the disease, which constantly requires advancement in diagnostic, treatment and follow-up tools, may rack up a price tag of $158 million (before inflation) or more by 2020. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute have reason to believe that the figure could look something more like $200 billion. These staggering...

2011-01-13 00:00:43

For the 5th year in a row, WorldMed Assist has observed an interesting phenomenon occurring around this time of year: an annual surge in weight loss surgeries. Concord, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 For the 5th year in a row, WorldMed Assist has observed an interesting phenomenon occurring around this time of year: an annual surge in weight loss surgeries. Every year the number of people contacting the company for weight loss surgery dramatically increases after Thanksgiving. For the...

2011-01-04 15:28:10

A tiny light source and sensors at the end of an endoscope may provide a more accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus. Developed by biomedical engineers at Duke University and successfully tested on patients during a clinical trial at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the device holds the promise of being a less invasive method for testing patients suspected of having Barrett's esophagus, a change in the lining of the esophagus due to acid...

2010-12-17 06:41:00

TOKYO, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and its parent company, Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd., announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), a division of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), has issued an opinion recommending approval of Teysuno(TM) (S-1), a novel oral anti-cancer agent, intended for the treatment of advanced gastric cancer in adults when given in combination with cisplatin. The Committee will now recommend that...

2010-12-09 18:32:21

Those who sufer with very-common GERD have low incidence of rare but deadly cancer, according to U-M researchers The risk of esophageal cancer among patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is not as high as many may think, according to new research from  University of Michigan gastroenterologists. GERD is considered a relative risk for developing esophageal adenocarcinoma, but the absolute risk is not known, says Joel Rubenstein, M.D., M.Sc., an investigator with...


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  • To talk saucily.
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