radiation syndrome


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Noun1.radiation syndrome - syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours; "he was suffering from radiation"
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Partner Therapeutics CEO, Robert Mulroy, said, 'The acquisition of Leukine provides us with an established commercial business, a product that has demonstrated a clear and substantial impact on outcomes, and a program with the potential to become a core component of immuno-oncology, the treatment of acute radiation syndrome and the treatment of infections.
The company said the acquisition of Leukine provides the company with an established commercial business, a product that has demonstrated a clear and substantial impact on outcomes and a programme with the potential to become a core component of immuno-oncology, the treatment of acute radiation syndrome and the treatment of infections.
Pluristem Therapeutics announced that the FDA has granted the company an orphan drug designation for its PLX-R18 cell therapy for the prevention and treatment of acute radiation syndrome, or ARS.
Efforts to decontaminate the site are still ongoing and the death toll is still rising due to the many suffering from acute radiation syndrome.
For one such ailment that Pluristem is targeting, Acute Radiation Syndrome, the company is currently conducting dose evaluation studies with the US National Institutes of Health's NIAID PLX-R18 cells -- the same cells in Yanay's glass vial.
The two products, called colony stimulating factors, stimulate bone marrow to produce blood cells including neutrophils that reduce the bodys risk of developing an infection and decrease risk of death from acute radiation syndrome.
Objectives: To determine the effect of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) on regeneration of bone marrow and intestinal tissue and survival rate in experimental mice with acute radiation syndrome (ARS).
Diagnosis and treatment of acute radiation syndrome and combined injury.
Dozens of people, mostly plant workers and rescuers, died in the accident and of acute radiation syndrome in the following months.
The minimum short-term radiation dose likely to cause Acute Radiation Syndrome which, if left untreated, can be deadly
High levels of radiation can destroy the body's ability to produce these three blood lineages, and rapidly regaining that capacity is a key factor in surviving the hematologic component of acute radiation syndrome (ARS), a condition caused by high-dose irradiation that can involve severe, sometimes lethal damage to the bone marrow as well as other physiologic systems and organs.
His cause of death was recorded as acute radiation syndrome, the pathologist said.