Wednesday, August 24, 2005


Cellulite treatments show promise
Contra Costa Times, CA - Aug 23, 2005 consider unsightly. Several new treatments are in the offing that actually appear to be effective at smoothing the skin. One uses

Osteoporosis: Sequential treatments appear to extend initial drugs
Evansville Courier & Press (subscription), IN - Aug 21, 2005 THE QUESTION One way to treat the thinning and increasing fragility of bones from osteoporosis is with injections of parathyroid hormone, which stimulates new

Entelos Publication in Immunity Reveals Potential Reasons for Type
Market Wire (press release) - 12 hours ago article published today in the journal Immunity(1), Entelos scientists and their co-authors reveal that some commonly held tenets regarding treatments in the

Best way to preserve mahogany window treatments
Mortage 101 - Aug 24, 2005 Q: We have a Storybook-style house built in 1929. It has beautiful interior mahogany window casings and sills, doors and door casings, and baseboards.

Prince plots alternative treatments for the NHS
Times Online, UK - Aug 23, 2005 By Mark Henderson, Science Correspondent and Andrew Pierce. THE Prince of Wales has secretly commissioned a report into the benefits

Scientists closer to disease treatments
Monsters and Critics.com, UK - Aug 22, 2005 SAN BRUNO, CA, United States (UPI) -- Recent findings of embryonic-like stem cells in umbilical cord blood may improve treatments for such conditions as

A tale of two treatments that are drawing growing interest
Financial Times, UK - Aug 22, 2005 Roche of Switzerland. Interest in such treatments has grown in proportion with fears of a bird flu pandemic. While medicines cannot


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

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.


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.

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.


Sgk3 links growth factor signaling to maintenance of progenitor
Journal of Cell Biology - Aug 15, 2005 Hair follicles undergo cycles of proliferation and apoptotic regression, offering an excellent paradigm to study how this transition is governed.


Tick season takes a bite out of our furry friends
Bradenton Herald, United States - Aug 23, 2005 Under a magnifying glass, the tick is really scary looking. Often what we call "flea dirt" may be on the skin or stuck to hair follicles.

Doctor helps with appearance
Atchison Daily Globe, KS - Aug 10, 2005 That light covers a broader area and it disables the hair follicles. Hair grows in stages and the hair that you have today is active follicles, he said.

Sgk3 links growth factor signaling to maintenance of progenitor
Journal of Cell Biology - Aug 15, 2005 Hair follicles undergo cycles of proliferation and apoptotic regression, offering an excellent paradigm to study how this transition is governed.

Effects of Telomerase and Telomere Length on Epidermal Stem Cell
Science Magazine (subscription) - Aug 18, 2005 1B, fig. S1A, and SOM Text) (19). Interestingly, G1 Terc / hair follicles contained significantly more LRCs than did Terc +/+ follicles (Fig.

Panacea in-licenses technology from NIH for hair growth
Business Standard, India - Aug 9, 2005 The technology, which is patent protected, stimulates hair growth and regenerates lost hair follicles, the company said in a statement.

Panacea Biotec in-licenses novel technology from NIH for hair
Myiris.com, India - Aug 9, 2005 The patent protected technology for actin- binding peptide(s)/poly peptide(s) stimulates hair growth and regenerates lost hair follicles.

Carell Loses Hair Over '40-Year-Old Virgin'
WTVG, OH - Aug 20, 2005 new movie. But countless chest follicles suffered unspeakable torture, and there may have been some nipple injuries. Carell might

Women's Dominance Soars. Are men left feeling inferior?
Response Source (press release), UK - 6 hours ago complement your daily skin and hair care routine with a range of over 20 micronutrients specially formulated for utilisation by nails, hair follicles and the


HIV rate skyrockets in Aboriginal communities
ABC Online, Australia - 6 hours ago The rate of HIV infection in Aboriginal communities has more than doubled in recent years. The chairman of the federal ministerial

Hong Kong Reports 11th Human Infection From Pig-Borne Disease
Bloomberg - Aug 23, 2005 23 (Bloomberg) -- The Hong Kong government reported an 11th human infection from a pig-borne illness that has killed dozens of people and infected hundreds in

Doctors fight killer disease
News Shopper, UK - 18 hours ago illness. Health inspectors are now combing the borough and other parts of south London for sites where the infection may have started.

New Hope for HIV/Aids Cure
AllAfrica.com, Africa - 8 hours ago The study showed a 75 percent average decline in HIV infection of CD4 + T cells. CD4+ T cells are white blood cells that boost the immune response.

Doctors see uptick in Lyme diagnoses
Boston Herald, United States - Aug 23, 2005 Compared to last summer, nearly three times as many cases of the tick-borne infection is being diagnosed in some regions from the woods to the Cape.

Doctor kills himself after patient dies from infection
Times Online, UK - 17 hours ago An inquest into her death, which opened on August 12, was told that the cause of death was severe abdominal infection, puerperal sepsis, which can affect women


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.

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

UVa Researchers Find a Treatment that Potentially Could Reduce
eMaxHealth.com, NC - 15 hours ago to eventually treat this debilitating syndrome, researchers at the University of Virginia have studied biological pathways that affect inflammation in blood

Disease modifying activity of 2ME2 demonstrated in preclinical
News-Medical.net, World - 17 hours ago The data were presented during the 7th World Congress on Inflammation, held recently in Melbourne, Australia. Preclinical studies

New hope for arthritis sufferers
The Age (subscription), Australia - Aug 21, 2005 An Australian research team has discovered a new means of reducing the crippling inflammation of arthritis which could be marketed as a drug within four years.


Behind method for activating adult stem cells, a shaggy-mouse
Stanford Report - 20 hours ago in the capture of a mouse, the chemical trigger fired up the TERT, which kicked the stem cells into action, which built up the hair follicles, which started

Furrier Mice Offer Discovery on Active Adult Stem Cells
New York Times, United States - Aug 17, 2005 drug. When the mice were given this drug, the stem cells in their hair follicles proliferated, and the mice grew extra furry coats.

Panacea in-licenses technology from NIH for hair growth
Business Standard, India - Aug 9, 2005 The technology, which is patent protected, stimulates hair growth and regenerates lost hair follicles, the company said in a statement.

Fathers Beware - The Child May Not Be Yours
Prudent Press Agency (press release), Netherlands - Aug 19, 2005 that more and more concerned fathers are visiting clinics or sending for testing kits and providing samples (check swabs, hair follicles) from themselves and

Sweat? You bet
PensacolaNewsJournal.com, FL - Aug 17, 2005 Located in the layer of the skin called the dermis and in nerve endings and hair follicles, a sweat gland is a long, coiled hollow tube of cells that works to


New hope for patients with rare genetic diseases
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Aug 23, 2005 in developing drugs for rare genetic diseases, and the low return on investment, the pharmaceutical industry has rarely developed specific treatments for many

Infertility Treatment May Up Postpartum Blues
FOX News - Aug 23, 2005 By Salynn Boyles. Women who have healthy babies as a result of infertility treatments may be unlikely candidates for postpartum depression.

Scientists closer to disease treatments
World Peace Herald, DC - Aug 22, 2005 SAN BRUNO, California -- Recent findings of embryonic-like stem cells in umbilical cord blood may improve treatments for such conditions as diabetes, CBR


Johnson's back has inflammation
The Journal News.com, NY - Aug 9, 2005 felt a lot better.". But the MRI showed inflammation of the lumbar spine, leaving Johnson listed as day-to-day. Torre wasn't definite

Inflammation's role in heart attack
myDNA.com, TX - Aug 18, 2005 question. In this case, the question is: can intracellular signaling pathways be manipulated to reduce inflammation in blood vessels?

Disease modifying activity of 2ME2 demonstrated in preclinical
News-Medical.net, World - 14 hours ago The data were presented during the 7th World Congress on Inflammation, held recently in Melbourne, Australia. Preclinical studies

Uni team claims breakthrough in arthritis treatment
Wodonga Border Mail, Australia - Aug 22, 2005 AN Australian research team has discovered a new means of reducing the crippling inflammation of arthritis which could be marketed as a drug within four years.

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


Tick season takes a bite out of our furry friends
Bradenton Herald, United States - Aug 23, 2005 Under a magnifying glass, the tick is really scary looking. Often what we call "flea dirt" may be on the skin or stuck to hair follicles.

Fathers Beware - The Child May Not Be Yours
Prudent Press Agency (press release), Netherlands - Aug 19, 2005 that more and more concerned fathers are visiting clinics or sending for testing kits and providing samples (check swabs, hair follicles) from themselves and

Sweat? You bet
PensacolaNewsJournal.com, FL - Aug 17, 2005 Located in the layer of the skin called the dermis and in nerve endings and hair follicles, a sweat gland is a long, coiled hollow tube of cells that works to

Researchers devise new technique for creating human stem cells
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Aug 22, 2005 Eggan. "We found they could be induced to mature into nerve cells, hair follicles, muscle cells and gut endoderm cells. And, since

Carell Loses Hair Over '40-Year-Old Virgin'
WTVG, OH - Aug 20, 2005 new movie. But countless chest follicles suffered unspeakable torture, and there may have been some nipple injuries. Carell might

About face
Miami Herald, FL - 14 hours ago right after you shower when follicles are soft. Draw the shape you want with a concealer pencil; pick out hairs that fall outside that line. Hair: The truckin

Sgk3 links growth factor signaling to maintenance of progenitor
Journal of Cell Biology - Aug 15, 2005 Hair follicles undergo cycles of proliferation and apoptotic regression, offering an excellent paradigm to study how this transition is governed.

Acne agony
Indiavarta.com, India - Aug 19, 2005 The oil is broken down into free fatty acids by bacterial enzymes, which causes skin inflammation and abnormal plugging of the oil glands and hair follicles.

Hair transplantation to fight baldness
Deccan Herald, India - Aug 18, 2005 Whereas in micro transplantation, more numbers of incisions are done uniformly and a few hair follicles are rooted inside them giving a uniform growth of hair.


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.

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

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.


Treatments have same target, different responses for lung cancer
I-Newswire.com (press release) - Aug 20, 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

Scientists closer to disease treatments
Science Daily (press release) - Aug 22, 2005 Study: Skin cells turned into stem cells (August 22, 2005) -- The controversy over embryonic stem cell research may become moot with a procedure that turns

Prince plots alternative treatments for the NHS
Times Online, UK - 21 hours ago By Mark Henderson, Science Correspondent and Andrew Pierce. THE Prince of Wales has secretly commissioned a report into the benefits

Event: Experts Host Open Session on New Treatments for Advanced
breastcancer.about.com - Aug 21, 2005 Are you interested in new treatments for advanced breast cancer? Well, if you will be in the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) or Boston

Cellulite treatments show promise
Contra Costa Times, CA - Aug 23, 2005 consider unsightly. Several new treatments are in the offing that actually appear to be effective at smoothing the skin. One uses

Home Skin Treatments Have Risks
CBS News - Aug 22, 2005 (CBS) Women looking for ways to get rid of wrinkles, pimples or unwanted hair are turning to do-it-yourself skin-care treatments.

VelaSmooth Reduces Cellulite For Price
Click 2 Houston.com, TX - 23 hours ago It feels like getting a massage," a patient known only as "Molly" said. She has had about a month's worth of treatments and said VelaSmooth worked for her.

Protein May Hold Key to Cancer Radiation Treatments
Forbes - Aug 17, 2005 WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Like other cancer treatments, radiation isn't always a cure. Tumors can come back within

Scientists closer to disease treatments
World Peace Herald, DC - Aug 22, 2005 SAN BRUNO, California -- Recent findings of embryonic-like stem cells in umbilical cord blood may improve treatments for such conditions as diabetes, CBR


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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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


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

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.


Treatments have same target, different responses for lung cancer
I-Newswire.com (press release) - Aug 20, 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


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.


Pensioner's stomach bug not linked to ward outbreak, rules coroner
UTV, Ireland - 19 hours ago endorsed the findings of the Deputy State Pathologist Dr Alistair Bentley who ruled Mrs Hewson died from factors consistent with gastrointestinal infection.

Hong Kong Reports 11th Human Infection From Pig-Borne Disease
Bloomberg - Aug 23, 2005 23 (Bloomberg) -- The Hong Kong government reported an 11th human infection from a pig-borne illness that has killed dozens of people and infected hundreds in

Streptococcus infection confirmed
News.gov.hk, Hong Kong - Aug 23, 2005 The Centre for Health Protection has received a Streptococcus suis infection report concerning a 62-year-old woman, bringing the year's total to 11.


HK confirms one more streptococcus infection case
Xinhua, China - Aug 22, 2005 22 (Xinhuanet) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection said a streptococcus suis infection report involving a 79-year-old woman was confirmed Monday, which

Youngsters hit by Chlamydia epidemic
Denmarks Radio, Denmark - 20 hours ago Doctors also fear that up to 50,000 youngsters may well be carrying the infection without knowing it and the problem is that many men are infected but rarely

Ink Turns To Infection In 5 Young People
WNNE-TV, VT - Aug 22, 2005 recently received tattoos. Two of the people who came down with the infection, known as MRSA, had to be hospitalized. State law

New treatment against SARS effective in monkeys
Medical News Today (press release), UK - 11 hours ago issue of Nature Medicine reports that small interfering RNAs, short RNA sequences that can inhibit gene expression, are effective against infection with the