Friday, August 19, 2005


Deadly carbon monoxide may someday help save lives
Ann Arbor News, MI - Aug 17, 2005 Michigan team of cardiovascular experts, believes his lab's results from experiments in mice are so promising that carbon monoxide treatments benefiting people


Eosinophilic Fasciitis & Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome
rarediseases.about.com - 17 hours ago Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a disorder that causes inflammation and thickening of the skin and tissue under the skin called fascia (which covers the

Fact Sheet: Merck Recalls Vioxx
Carolina Channel.com, SC - 12 hours ago It reduces some internal inflammation causing pain in the body. Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint and usually causes pain and stiffness.

Millennium Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial to Evaluate MLN1202
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Aug 18, 2005 and assess safety and the effect of MLN1202, a CCR2 antagonist, on circulating C- reactive protein (CRP), a biomarker of the inflammation associated with

Leaving Allergies Untreated May Lead To Problems
WGAL Channel.com, PA - 15 hours ago "If you get severe nasal allergies and the inflammation that goes along The inflammation is set off by drier, windy weather that helps the ragweed to spread.

Inflammation contributes to low plasma amino acid concentrations
Am J Clin Nutr (subscription), CA - Aug 8, 2005 Background: Inflammation and malnutrition are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, and plasma concentrations of free amino acids (AAs) in these

Inflammation marker C-reactive protein key in heart disease risk
Health Sentinel - Aug 4, 2005 Chronic, low-grade inflammation is now being considered by an ever-increasing number of scientists as a major cause of diseases not only for obvious diseases

Hormone linked to sugar control in diabetics
Reuters - Aug 18, 2005 shows. In addition, high adiponectin levels are associated with high levels of HDL "good" cholesterol and with reduced inflammation.

New Patents Strengthen EntreMed Position in Cancer and
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Aug 17, 2005 (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammation, today announced the issuance of

Direct relationship between inflammation and glucose levels
News-Medical.net, World - Jul 26, 2005 Scientists at Galileo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have demonstrated a direct relationship between inflammation and glucose levels. Through


Prostate problems, treatments
Arizona Republic, AZ - Aug 15, 2005 Clinical trials are especially important for patients with advanced metastatic prostate cancer or whose other treatments have failed, he says.

Treatments have same target, different responses for lung cancer
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Aug 17, 2005 The gene mutation that identifies the lung cancer patients most likely to respond to the drug gefitinib (Iressa) is not associated with a response to the drug

Painting through their treatments
Shreveport Times, LA - Aug 12, 2005 While Jessica undergoes tests to determine if she is ready for the three or four more chemotherapy treatments she needs, she participates in Arts in Medicine


New Patents Strengthen EntreMed Position in Cancer and
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Aug 17, 2005 (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammation, today announced the issuance of


Antiseptic Resistance: What Do We Know and What Does It Mean?
RedNova.com, TX - Jul 30, 2005 Plasmid-associated nonsusceptibility in staphylococci has been demonstrated for cationic biocides such as chlorhexidine gluconate and quaternary ammonium

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Study of Staphylococcus
Yahoo News (press release) - Jul 21, 2005 volunteers. While there are numerous species of Staphylococci, three species are responsible for almost all S. aureus infections.

Characterization of a Chronic Infection in an Internally
RedNova.com, TX - Aug 7, 2005 One established property of Staphylococci is their ability to use quorum-sensing communication mechanisms to form and maintain a biofilm on a fixation device.


Flawed code throttled spread of Zotob variants
CNET News.com - 11 hours ago said that coding errors caused a few variants of the worm to send computers into a reboot loop, which meant they spent very little time spreading the infection

Infection delays selling of horses
Billings Gazette, USA - 19 hours ago By JAN FALSTAD. The outbreak of infectious vesicular stomatitis in Montana and Wyoming has prompted Billings Livestock Horse Sales

State s TB testing begins
Times-Journal, AL - 4 hours ago Bailey told parents that just because a student has been exposed to TB or even tests positive for infection, that doesn t necessarily mean that that the

Asphodel-Norwood - residents see need for Toronto neonatal
Stirling Community Press, Canada - 12 hours ago A new and expanded neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for Women s College Hospital would decrease the risk of infection, open up space for doctors and

40 people die from pig-borne bacteria
ABC Online, Australia - 23 hours ago An expert on the infection that's so far claimed 40 lives, says he's concerned about China's ability to handle the outbreak and wants it to provide him with a


No-beard policy for cops cost city 316G
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Aug 17, 2005 Each of them suffers from a skin condition, pseudo-folliculitis barbae, or PFB, a condition that many African-American men have to endure.

A bit of Zen
Rappahannock News, VA - Jul 21, 2005 facial, steam, massage and manicure package, with more masculine herbs and skin treatment that is geared toward helping prevent razor burn and folliculitis.

Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.

Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.

Ask The Doctor: Brittle nail occur due to iron, not calcium
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - Jul 26, 2005 It sometimes causes irritations (folliculitis) which appear in the form of small boils in certain individuals. In such people waxing should be avoided.


Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Treating rosacea can be frustrating
Staunton News Leader, VA - Jul 17, 2005 include acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, Pityrosporum folliculitis, photodermatitis or


Worm Infection Minor
Hartford Courant, United States - Aug 18, 2005 hackers unleashed new variants of a computer worm that attacks a vulnerability in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000 operating system, but infection rates appeared

State park closed after infection in water storage tanks
Albany Business Review, NY - 17 minutes ago They are part of 1,738 cases of gastrointestinal illness linked to exposure to infection at the spray park, or to people exposed to people infected at the park

First 2005 Human Case of West Nile Virus Infection in Peel Region
Region of Peel (press release), Canada - 5 hours ago (Brampton) Peel s first probable case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) infection of 2005 has been reported this week. A Mississauga

Woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria
Orlando Sentinel, FL - 2 hours ago The bacteria that caused Scott's fatal infection typically enters the body through an open wound and absorbs into the bloodstream, Lawther said.

Fixing hospital infection rates starts with making information
Herald & Review, IL - 17 hours ago Decatur Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur already report the infection rates and both have rates of less than 1 percent.

Teenagers `at greater risk of HIV infection'
Bangkok Post, Thailand - 4 hours ago with their spouses. There were also signs of an increased risk of infection among men who have sex with men. Dr Sombat Thanprasertsook

Peak surgical body warns of super bug threat
ABC Online, Australia - 8 hours ago The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is calling for a national infection control policy to stop the spread of the potentially deadly super bug known as

Prospects for slashing the impact of malaria with old drug
Medical News Today (press release), UK - 20 hours ago tablet to an apparently healthy child during their routine infant immunization visits dramatically reduced the impact of any subsequent malaria infection.


Potato crops face blight threat warns BPC
Stackyard, UK - 5 hours ago conditions dictate. Mr Bradshaw also encourages growers to check outgrade piles, a major source of blight infection. "Where haulm

Superbug hits 2 more inmates
London Free Press, Canada - 14 hours ago The bug, methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, is an antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection. It is often referred to as staph or staph A.

First 2005 Human Case of West Nile Virus Infection in Peel Region
Region of Peel (press release), Canada - 3 hours ago (Brampton) Peel s first probable case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) infection of 2005 has been reported this week. A Mississauga

Superbug 'crisis' will get worse, surgeons warn
ABC Online, Australia - 19 hours ago The superbug MRSA was found in the bodies of 120 people who had died in Victorian public hospitals but it is unclear whether the infection caused their deaths.

Coaches on alert for staph
Dallas Morning News (subscription), TX - 16 hours ago When it enters the body, usually through an open cut or break in the skin, it can cause infection. In rare instances, a staph infection can be fatal.


Racial gap in health care closing for some treatments, studies say
Winston-Salem Journal, NC - Aug 17, 2005 The health-care gap between blacks and whites is closing on many simple, cheap medical treatments, but deeper disparities persist for more complex and costly

Treatments have same target, different responses for lung cancer
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Aug 17, 2005 The gene mutation that identifies the lung cancer patients most likely to respond to the drug gefitinib (Iressa) is not associated with a response to the drug


Silkworm enzyme fights inflammation in humans
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - Aug 2, 2005 And, more importantly, it is anticipated that serrapeptase also rids the body of inflammation. Inflammation is one of the most damaging

Eosinophilic Fasciitis & Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome
rarediseases.about.com - 4 hours ago Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a disorder that causes inflammation and thickening of the skin and tissue under the skin called fascia (which covers the


Deadly carbon monoxide may someday help save lives
Ann Arbor News, MI - Aug 17, 2005 Michigan team of cardiovascular experts, believes his lab's results from experiments in mice are so promising that carbon monoxide treatments benefiting people

Surf net for trials and treatments
The Age (subscription), Australia - 3 hours ago CANCER cures will come more quickly if more people join clinical trials to test experimental treatments, Cancer Council Victoria director David Hill says.

Fetal skin cells used in burn treatments
Bryan College Station Eagle, United States - Aug 17, 2005 Swiss researchers have used skin composed from fetal skin cells to treat eight children with deep burns. Patrick Hohlfeld of the

TWO SCHOOL FRIENDS MEET BY ACCIDENT AFTER 20 YEARS AND START
Response Source (press release), UK - Aug 18, 2005 Research into the market led them to the knowledge that there was a gap for a salon offering the most innovative beauty treatments and top-quality hair-care

Sports hernia: Tough to diagnose and treatments vary
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA - Aug 16, 2005 By Lauran Neergard, The Associated Press. For nine months, Michael Joyce played high school football and then ran track despite groin

Prostate problems, treatments
Arizona Republic, AZ - Aug 15, 2005 Clinical trials are especially important for patients with advanced metastatic prostate cancer or whose other treatments have failed, he says.

Treatments: Acupuncture Fares Well in Headache Experiment
New York Times, United States - Aug 15, 2005 acupuncture.). Doctors trained in acupuncture gave the treatments, consisting of 12 30-minute sessions over 8 weeks at 28 clinics in Germany.

SIMPLE TREATMENTS OFTEN WORK FOR CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - 12 hours ago DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I would like some information on carpal-tunnel syndrome. I hope you can enlighten me. -- LB. ANSWER: ''Carpus'' is the Latin word for wrist.

In-Depth Look at How Osteoporosis Treatments Function Within Bone
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Aug 15, 2005 The study, which provides more in-depth information than previously available about these two treatments, found that both therapies increase bone mineral


Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.

Ask The Doctor: Brittle nail occur due to iron, not calcium
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - Jul 26, 2005 It sometimes causes irritations (folliculitis) which appear in the form of small boils in certain individuals. In such people waxing should be avoided.

Treating rosacea can be frustrating
Staunton News Leader, VA - Jul 17, 2005 include acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, Pityrosporum folliculitis, photodermatitis or

No-beard policy for cops cost city 316G
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Aug 17, 2005 Each of them suffers from a skin condition, pseudo-folliculitis barbae, or PFB, a condition that many African-American men have to endure.

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.

A bit of Zen
Rappahannock News, VA - Jul 21, 2005 facial, steam, massage and manicure package, with more masculine herbs and skin treatment that is geared toward helping prevent razor burn and folliculitis.


A bit of Zen
Rappahannock News, VA - Jul 21, 2005 facial, steam, massage and manicure package, with more masculine herbs and skin treatment that is geared toward helping prevent razor burn and folliculitis.

Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.

Treating rosacea can be frustrating
Staunton News Leader, VA - Jul 17, 2005 include acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, Pityrosporum folliculitis, photodermatitis or

Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

No-beard policy for cops cost city 316G
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Aug 17, 2005 Each of them suffers from a skin condition, pseudo-folliculitis barbae, or PFB, a condition that many African-American men have to endure.

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.

Ask The Doctor: Brittle nail occur due to iron, not calcium
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - Jul 26, 2005 It sometimes causes irritations (folliculitis) which appear in the form of small boils in certain individuals. In such people waxing should be avoided.


Johnson MRI shows inflammation; next start still questionable
Fall River Herald News, MA - Aug 8, 2005 Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - New York Yankees pitcher Randy Johnson had an MRI on his sore back Monday, and it showed inflammation of the lumbar spine.

Wilkinson jinx strikes again
Planet Rugby, UK - 54 minutes ago who is on tour with the Falcons in Japan, complained of sickness and was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure, with tests revealing the inflammation.

Eosinophilic Fasciitis & Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome
rarediseases.about.com - 29 minutes ago Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a disorder that causes inflammation and thickening of the skin and tissue under the skin called fascia (which covers the

SIMPLE TREATMENTS OFTEN WORK FOR CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - 9 hours ago Frequently, however, a cause is not identified. Simply resting the wrist can lessen tunnel inflammation and let the nerve recover.

Washburn goes on DL with elbow inflammation
San Francisco Chronicle, United States - Aug 3, 2005 The Los Angeles Angels placed left-hander Jarrod Washburn on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday night because of inflammation in his elbow.

New Drug may Reduce Inflammation During Heart Surgery
Ivanhoe - Jul 20, 2005 By Heather Kohn, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent. ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new drug is under study that may reduce the inflammation associated with

Inflammation contributes to low plasma amino acid concentrations
Am J Clin Nutr (subscription), CA - Aug 8, 2005 Background: Inflammation and malnutrition are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, and plasma concentrations of free amino acids (AAs) in these

New Imaging Technology Shown to Detect Pancreatic Inflammation in
Business Wire (press release), CA - 17 hours ago to rapid assessment of the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention - has been the lack of direct, non-invasive technologies to visualize inflammation in the


Characterization of a Chronic Infection in an Internally
RedNova.com, TX - Aug 7, 2005 One established property of Staphylococci is their ability to use quorum-sensing communication mechanisms to form and maintain a biofilm on a fixation device.

Antiseptic Resistance: What Do We Know and What Does It Mean?
RedNova.com, TX - Jul 30, 2005 Plasmid-associated nonsusceptibility in staphylococci has been demonstrated for cationic biocides such as chlorhexidine gluconate and quaternary ammonium

Results of Pre-Clinical Investigations of Ceragenix's Novel
PharmaLive.com (press release), PA - Jul 19, 2005 ICAAC are: Poster #554: "Kill Kinetics of CSA-13 and Comparators Against Staphylococci with Raised Glycopeptide MICs.". Steven Porter

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Study of Staphylococcus
Yahoo News (press release) - Jul 21, 2005 volunteers. While there are numerous species of Staphylococci, three species are responsible for almost all S. aureus infections.


No-beard policy for cops cost city 316G
Philadelphia Daily News, PA - Aug 17, 2005 Each of them suffers from a skin condition, pseudo-folliculitis barbae, or PFB, a condition that many African-American men have to endure.

Treating rosacea can be frustrating
Staunton News Leader, VA - Jul 17, 2005 include acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, Pityrosporum folliculitis, photodermatitis or

Pool testers take a dip for safety
News & Observer, NC - Jul 31, 2005 as "swimmer's ear." Can also cause eye infections, particularly for those wearing contact lenses, and an infection of hair follicles known as folliculitis.

Ask The Doctor: Brittle nail occur due to iron, not calcium
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - Jul 26, 2005 It sometimes causes irritations (folliculitis) which appear in the form of small boils in certain individuals. In such people waxing should be avoided.

Tetrasil Combats Cold Sores With Fast Acting Natural Remedy
Press Dispensary, UK - Jul 26, 2005 as combating cold sores, Tetrasil has also been found to provide fast relief from: infected wounds, insect bites, burns, bedsores, Folliculitis, yeast infection

Salon mishap nets local woman $12K
Daily News Tribune, MA - Aug 10, 2005 The Brazilian woman said she suffered a condition called folliculitis on her legs and had to undergo hospital care and receive intravenous treatment.

A bit of Zen
Rappahannock News, VA - Jul 21, 2005 facial, steam, massage and manicure package, with more masculine herbs and skin treatment that is geared toward helping prevent razor burn and folliculitis.


Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Study of Staphylococcus
Yahoo News (press release) - Jul 21, 2005 volunteers. While there are numerous species of Staphylococci, three species are responsible for almost all S. aureus infections.

Characterization of a Chronic Infection in an Internally
RedNova.com, TX - Aug 7, 2005 One established property of Staphylococci is their ability to use quorum-sensing communication mechanisms to form and maintain a biofilm on a fixation device.

Antiseptic Resistance: What Do We Know and What Does It Mean?
RedNova.com, TX - Jul 30, 2005 Plasmid-associated nonsusceptibility in staphylococci has been demonstrated for cationic biocides such as chlorhexidine gluconate and quaternary ammonium