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Abbott Receives Positive Opinion for HUMIRA® in Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis from EMA's CHMP

Abbott Park, Illinois (NYSE: ABT) — Abbott today announced that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion for HUMIRA® (adalimumab) in adults with severe axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) who have no X-ray evidence of structural damage....

Published on 25 June 2012, 03:54

When It Comes to Heart Health, How Much is Too Much Vitamin D?

Hopkins research suggests more is not better and may cause harm.New research by Johns Hopkins scientists suggests that vitamin D, long known to be important for bone health and in recent years also for heart protection, may stop conferring cardiovascular benefits and could actually cause harm...

Published on 5 January 2012, 08:26

Protein Linked to Problems with Executive Thinking Skills

ST. PAUL, Minn. – New research shows that a high level of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker for inflammation in the blood, is associated with brain changes that are linked to problems with executive thinking skills. The study is published in the March 30, 2010, issue of Neurology®, the...

Published on 29 March 2010, 16:14

NIST Quantifies Low Levels of ‘Heart Attack Risk’ Protein

Searching for a needle in a haystack may seem futile, but it’s worth it if the needle is a hard-to-detect protein that may identify a person at high risk of a heart attack circulating within a haystack of human serum (liquid component of blood).C-reactive protein (CRP), a molecule produced by...

Published on 3 November 2009, 16:11

Protein May Predict Heart Attack and Early Death, Not Stroke

ST. PAUL, Minn. – People with high levels of a protein called C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker for inflammation in the blood, may be at higher risk for heart attack and death but not stroke, according to a study published in the October 20, 2009, print issue of Neurology®, the medical...

Published on 19 October 2009, 16:19

Researchers Identify Biological Markers that May Indicate Poor Breast Cancer Prognosis

A team of researchers has found an association between breast cancer survival and two proteins that, when present in the blood in high levels, are indicators of inflammation. Using data from the Health, Eating, Activity and Lifestyle (HEAL) study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, part...

Published on 26 May 2009, 15:43

Scientific breakthrough links gene that controls immune response to depression

Researchers from the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing have pinpointed a polymorphic gene that determines the risk of depression in older men. The findings have been published online in the May issue of the International Journal of Epidemiology."This marks the first time...

Published on 18 May 2009, 04:29

Long-Sought Protein Structure May Help Reveal How ‘Gene Switch’ Works NIST, Brookhaven Researchers Use Tuberculosis Bacteria to

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The bacterium behind one of mankind's deadliest scourges, tuberculosis, is helping researchers at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) move closer...

Published on 7 February 2009, 06:44