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2014-05-28 23:14:58

“Certain genes that dampen bodily inflammation were less effective in lonely people, while pro-inflammatory genes were overexpressed,” according to a study published on PsychCentral.com on May 22, 2014 (1). polyDNA recommends that individuals ask their doctors about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin, natural products designed to boost the immune system against latent viral pathogens. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 polyDNA has learned that Steve Cole, Ph.D., from the Cousins Center for...

2013-10-24 23:02:02

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Antibiotic Resistance 2013: A Global Market Study. London (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Threats posed by the global increase in antibiotic resistant bacterial strains continue to cause alarm, and some observers suggest that this problem is threatening to take societies back to a pre-antibiotic era. However, the last five years have seen important changes in practices, innovation and attitudes, in response to this growing threat....

2013-10-08 23:22:46

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Antibiotic Resistance 2013: A Global Market Study. London (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Summary: This market analysis was carried out to provide business information to developers, manufacturers and suppliers in the diagnostics and antibiotics fields. Its findings include: -Marketing and sales opportunities -Clinicians and scientists’ purchasing decisions -Market growth and shrinkage -Innovation and new product opportunities This...

2012-05-24 05:24:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire)–There´s apparently no link between the number of viral infections during infancy and wheezing later in childhood. A new study from researchers in the Netherlands concluded that while viral illnesses with wheezing in infancy predicted wheezing later in childhood, this association was due in part to decreased neonatal lung function. "Viral infections in infancy, particularly rhinovirus, are thought to be a risk factor for later asthma development, but it is...

2012-05-23 17:26:27

The number of viral infections during infancy is not associated with wheezing later in childhood, according to a new study from researchers in the Netherlands. While viral illnesses with wheezing in infancy predicted wheezing later in childhood, this association was due in part to decreased neonatal lung function. "Viral infections in infancy, particularly rhinovirus, are thought to be a risk factor for later asthma development, but it is unclear whether this association is due to the...

2012-04-25 12:10:36

Scientists are reporting that the mucus lining the stomachs of pigs could be a long-sought, abundant source of "mucins" being considered for use as broad-spectrum anti-viral agents to supplement baby formula and for use in personal hygiene and other consumer products to protect against a range of viral infections. In the report, Katharina Ribbeck and colleagues point out that mucus, which coats the inside of the nose, mouth and vagina, is the immune system's first line of defense. The...

2011-10-03 11:59:09

Discovery could lead to breakthrough medications Researchers at Rutgers and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have determined the structure of a protein that is the first line of defense in fighting viral infections including influenza, hepatitis C, West Nile, rabies, and measles. Principal investigators of the study, “Structural basis of RNA recognition and activation by innate immune receptor RIG-I,” chosen for advanced online publication in Nature, say the research...

2011-07-25 15:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J. , July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing novel drugs to treat viral infections, today reported financial results and operational highlights for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Financial Results Revenues were $0.2 million during the quarter ended June 30, 2011 compared to $0.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 and include amortization of...

2011-04-25 05:45:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing novel drugs to treat viral infections, today reported financial results and operational highlights for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. Financial Results Revenues were $0.2 million during the quarter ended March 31, 2011 compared to $0.3 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2010 and include amortization of...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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