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2010-07-07 16:38:20

Imagine being able to drop a toothpick on the head of one particular person standing among 100,000 people in a stadium.

2010-06-16 08:30:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCB today announced new Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) data demonstrating rapid and sustained improvements in managing moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms and pain for patients, as well as results of a survey showing the impact of RA pain on the daily lives of women, focusing on productivity and relationships, during the 2010 European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) annual congress in Rome, Italy, June 16-19. "Insights from these...

2010-06-02 04:30:00

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies suggest that excess levels of a protein associated with inflammation, TNF, may produce cognitive decline. TNF regulates both inflammation and brain function.

2010-05-06 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends is pleased to announce the publication of a new syndicated report, TreatmentTrends®: Rheumatoid Arthritis. This report covers the use of biologics for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

2010-03-25 12:45:32

It has been a common opinion that inflammation in adipose tissue may cause insulin resistance, and thereby type 2 diabetes.

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2010-03-24 10:53:19

Lung transplant patients may one day benefit from a synthetic peptide that mimics the body's natural ability to reduce excess fluid accumulation.

2010-03-23 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed dermatologists view Abbott/Eisai's Humira as the most efficacious therapy for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis.

2010-03-05 09:37:48

Periodontal pathogens enhanced HIV-1 promoter activation in T-cells, monocytes/macrophages and dendritic cells; however the mechanisms involved in this response remain undetermined,

2010-03-03 07:23:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) announced the publication of new preclinical research revealing mechanisms by which TNFerade(TM) suppresses cancer metastases through activation of the immune system. This preclinical study, "Ad.Egr-TNF and Local Ionizing Radiation Suppress Metastases by Interferon-Beta-Dependent Activation of Antigen-specific CD8+ T Cells," authored by investigators from the University of Chicago and Harvard Medical...

2010-02-22 08:45:00

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE AMEX: CVM) and their scientific collaborators announced today that the Company's CEL-2000 vaccine demonstrated that it is able to block the progression of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a mouse model.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.