Category Pharm Industry Trends

AP Health NewsBrief at 12:49 a.m. EST

Nov6

In Europe, most swine flu shots by invitation onlyLONDON (AP) – In Britain, there are no long lines of people seeking swine flu vaccine. Doctor’s offices aren’t swamped with desperate calls. And there are no cries of injustice that the vaccine is going to wealthy corporations or healthy people who don’t really need it. Here, […]

Ready for the rush: Large turnout expected for swine flu vaccine clinic [High Point Enterprise, N.C.]

Nov6

Data on mass spectrometry detailed by researchers at Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology

Nov6

Researchers detail in ‘Characterizing ion mobility-mass spectrometry conformation space for the analysis of complex biological samples,’ new data in mass spectrometry. According to recent research published in the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, "The conformation space occupied by different classes of biomolecules measured by ion mobility-mass spectrometry (IM-MS) is described for utility in the characterization […]

Findings from University of California provide new insights into proteomics

Nov6

"Conformational restriction by fragment assembly and guidance in molecular dynamics are alternate conformational search strategies in protein structure prediction. We examine both approaches using a version of the associative memory Hamiltonian that incorporates the influence of water-mediated interactions (AMW)," scientists writing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States […]

Gene Therapy Successful at Treating X-Linked ALD

Nov5

In the Nov. 6, 2009, issue of Science, a team of European and U.S. clinicians led by scientists from INSERM and the Hopital St. Vincent de Paul in Paris announced that they have successfully used gene therapy to treat two boys with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD.A related editorial called the report "a comeback for gene […]

AandM researchers part of global horse genome project [The Eagle, Bryan, Texas]

Nov5

Nov. 6But according to an announcement made Thursday, an international team has reached that milestone, which could improve breeding, treatment of disease and performance traits."It is the ultimate map," said Raudsepp, an assistant professor of genomics at Texas A&M. "You can call it a bible, or a cookbook. … It directs us in a much […]

Data on adverse drug reactions published by researchers at University of North Carolina

Nov5

2009 NOV 6 – (NewsRx.com) "Interindividual variability in response to chemicals and drugs is a common regulatory concern (see also Adverse Drug Reactions). It is assumed that xenobiotic-induced adverse reactions have a strong genetic basis, but many mechanism-based investigations have not been successful in identifying susceptible individuals," scientists in the United States report."While recent advances […]

TARIS Appoints Julie Lekstrom Himes, MD, to CMO Post

Nov5

LEXINGTON, Mass.(BUSINESS WIRE) TARIS Biomedical, a specialty pharmaceutical company pioneering the field of drug-device convergence for targeted therapies, announced today the appointment of Julie Lekstrom Himes, M.D. to join TARIS in the position of Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Clinical Development. Dr. Himes has broad clinical research and operations experience within the […]

Prep-Lifewatch

Nov5

(HEALTH-Genes-Pot Belly)New research sheds light on the possible link between your genes and the size of your belly.Participants in a French study doubled their risk of having fat around the abdomen if they had a certain genetic trait and the more of these traits one had, the greater the risk for a pot belly.The study […]

IRONPro Filtration Systems Awards M&M Water Solutions Exclusive Michigan Distribution Rights

Nov5

2009 NOV 6 – (NewsRx.com) LWC Ltd. of Maumee, Ohio has appointed M&M Water Solutions of Milan, Michigan as its exclusive sales representative in the State of Michigan for its IRONPro water treatment systems. IRONPro manufactures a unique chemical-free water filtration system that improves water quality in home, agriculture, business, and other applications that rely […]