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2014-10-13 12:26:51

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created a synthetic molecule that mimics "good" cholesterol and have shown it can reduce plaque buildup in the arteries of animal models. The molecule, taken orally, improved cholesterol in just two weeks. This research, published in the October issue of Journal of Lipid Research, points scientists toward a new method for treating atherosclerosis, a condition where...

2014-10-09 23:05:42

The annual Music Has Power Awards® event, scheduled for November 3 in New York City, also will honor Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Dr. Paul Greengard, and his wife, renowned sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard. The event raises funds to support the work and mission of the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF), a member of CenterLight Health System. Presenters Include Public Television’s Laura Savini and Midge Woolsey, and America’s Songwriter Jimmy Webb will...

2014-09-15 08:29:25

Unusually broad range of tumors treated, other benefits seen in first seven months SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's first proton therapy center to treat patients exclusively with pencil-beam scanning is reporting exceptional results in delivering cancer treatment since opening for patient care in February. Carl Rossi, M.D., medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego, offered the assessment in San Francisco, where the American Society...

2014-09-10 23:01:48

AirStrip ONE may speed the delivery of care by securely transmitting near real-time vital signs to care team members SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Scripps Health has launched a pilot study of AirStrip ONE®, a software system that securely delivers data from multiple hospital-based patient monitoring systems to mobile devices used by physicians both within and outside the hospital. “This system gives doctors near real-time access to a wide range of patient vital signs from...

2014-07-31 08:36:44

Winners to be Recognized by Research and Academic Leaders on October 28th at the 2014 Prix Galien USA Awards Ceremony in New York City NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galien Foundation today announced the 2014 nominees for the eighth annual Prix Galien USA Awards. The Prix Galien Award is considered the biomedical industry's highest accolade and recognizes the technical, scientific and clinical research skills necessary to develop innovative medicines and devices....

2014-07-17 16:25:53

Publication in Science Unveils Novel, Diverse and Separate Biological Functions That Can Be Harnessed Therapeutically to Mediate a Wide Range of Human Disease SAN DIEGO and HONG KONG, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma, an innovative rare disease therapeutics enterprise, and its subsidiary in Hong Kong, Pangu Biopharma (aTyr), announced the discovery of a new class of human proteins with therapeutic relevance for a wide range of diseases. The findings unveiled today in a...

2014-06-19 08:34:29

DEN@Viterbi Expands Advanced Online Course Offerings For Nation's Cyber Security Professionals LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Southern California (USC) announced today it will expand its course offerings for its popular Cyber Security program, part of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Informatics Program. These new courses will be offered online through USC's top-ranked DEN@Viterbi program, allowing working cyber security professionals to continue...

2014-05-30 23:09:34

Consortium of Scripps Health, International Community Foundation and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud to test new smartphone cervical cancer screening solution in San Diego-Tijuana border region San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Vodafone America Foundation has awarded $300,000 for the collaborative development and testing of a smartphone-based cervical cancer diagnostic tool by Mobile OCT, Scripps Health, the International Community Foundation (ICF) and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud. Vodafone...

2014-05-16 08:25:39

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem cells into their injured spinal cords. Remarkably, the mice recovered even after their bodies rejected the human stem cells. "When we implanted the...

2014-05-15 23:07:21

Reopening of Scripps Health clinic comes less than a day after the Carlsbad, Calif., facility closed due to wildfires in the area. SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Scripps Health will reopen Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Carlsbad, Calif., on Thursday. The facility, located at 2176 Salk Ave., was closed Wednesday as a precautionary measure due to wildfires in the area. ABOUT SCRIPPS HEALTH Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health is a nonprofit...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.