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Monthly Archives: July 2010
WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) — The Food and Drug Administration has given approval to proceed with the world’s first human clinical trial of a human embryonic stem cell-based therapy. Food and Drug Administration – Stem cell – Clinical trial – … Continue reading
A trial could offer the first glimpse of a technology that may hold vast medical promise but also is embroiled in controversy.
A therapy for acute spinal cord injuries developed by a UC Irvine scientist will become the world’s first clinical trial of a treatment using human embryonic stem cells. Geron Corp. of Menlo Park announced Friday that the U.S. Food and … Continue reading
Geron will begin tests of its therapy for spinal cord injury. Advanced Cell Technology hopes to follow with a stem cell treatment for blindness. The Food and Drug Administration has cleared Geron, a stem cell company based in Menlo Park, … Continue reading
Geron Corp. said it was cleared by U.S. regulators to proceed with the first human test of an embryonic stem-cell therapy, aimed at patients with spinal-cord injuries. The shares rose 17 percent.
Geron Corp. said U.S. regulators cleared the company to proceed with the first medical trial of embryonic stem-cell treatment in patients with spinal-cord injuries. The shares rose as much as 16 percent.
WASHINGTON The FDA’s blessing Friday of the world’s first clinical trial of a human embryonic stem cell (hESC) therapy has not only launched what may be “the dawn of a new era” for medical treatment, but if successful, the therapies … Continue reading
Geron says FDA will allow embryonic stem cell study; safety concerns caused 11-month delay Stem cell – Embryonic stem cell – Biotechnology – Spinal cord injury – Geron Corporation
Geron Corp. said it has been cleared by regulators to proceed with the first human test of an embryonic stem cell therapy, designed for patients with spinal-cord injuries. The shares rose as much as 16 percent. The Food and Drug … Continue reading
Will a month-long festival of nanotechnology be a matter of science imitating art or art imitating science?
A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego and Mexico has found that even a modest behavioral intervention program averaging just 35 minutes can measurably reduce the incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female … Continue reading
Competitive Technologies’ Calmare(R) Pain Therapy Device Treating Patients at Commonwealth Pain Specialists
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Competitive Technologies, Inc. announced today that Commonwealth Pain Specialists, the premier pain management center in Richmond and Central Virginia, is treating patients suffering from chronic, intense neuropathic pain using CTT’s Calmare Pain Therapy medical device.
Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a molecular pathway responsible for the death of key nerve cells whose loss causes Parkinson’s disease. This discovery not only may explain how a genetic mutation linked to Parkinson’s causes … Continue reading
A start-up medical technology company is looking for a place to put its headquarters, and Dubois County is among the contenders.
NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) — A number of students are pursuing medical school through a program that bypasses “hard science” prerequisites and rigorous entrance tests, educators say. Medical school – Medicine – Education – Health – School
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that students enrolled in the Humanities and Medicine (HuMed) program are as successful in medical school as students who fulfill the traditional pre-med requirements. HuMed students are accepted in their sophomore … Continue reading
MARTINSBURG – HealthNet Aeromedical Services will open a medical helicopter base at Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport later this year, company officials announced Friday.
Underwater searchers using sonar found the wreckage of a small medical plane that crashed into Lake Michigan a week ago, officials said Friday.
SUNY Upstate Medical University will be directed to explore the possibility of adding campuses in the Mohawk Valley and Fort Drum/Watertown region, thanks to a law signed by Gov. David Paterson.
The debate over the use of medical marijuana is ongoing; 26 news decided to take a closer look to learn if there are actual health benefits to using the drug.