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Convey Computer™ Corporation Announces First Customer: University of California, San Diego at SC08 Conference

... application, InsPecT/MS-Alignment, which supports blind proteomics searches, one of the most ... said Pevzner. "Even the fastest blind search tools could run for months while analyzing ... designed specifically for the blind proteomics searches. Personalities are ...

Savient's Pegloticase Data in Treatment-Failure Gout Patients Presented at 72nd Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology Conference

... (ACR). Four presentations focused on results from the pegloticase double blind placebo controlled Phase 3 pivotal studies. Data from the interim results ... have done so by the fourth month of treatment in the double blind studies. The proportion of patients who had lost uric acid control ...

World Sight Day - Britons at Risk of Losing Their Sight by Not Having Regular Eye Tests

... that despite this apathy nearly twice as many Britons feared going blind more than having a heart attack or dying prematurely(4). "In all the ... eligible for a free eye test(5). The Royal National Institute for the blind (RNIB) advises that everyone should be encouraged to have their eyes ...

NovaVision Appoints Medical Technology Veteran Rudy Mazzocchi as Chief Executive Officer

... device that can enhance vision in people who have been left partially blind due to stroke or brain trauma and is offered at centers across the United ... of optical stimulation directed at the border between the seeing and blind areas of the visual field. About NovaVision, Inc. NovaVision, Inc., ...

Champalimaud Foundation Unveils C-TRACER in Hyderabad, India

... using stem cells from the lip to produce corneas for implantation into the blind patient to restore sight. C-TRACER will focus on the following areas: ... a major goal of the program: to give new hope to the millions of blind people in the world today. "With C-TRACER, the Champalimaud Foundation ...

International Survey Shows People Over Forty Ignore Risk of Blindness

... to have their eyes checked, even though twice as many people feared going blind compared to heart disease or early death. The survey showed that awareness ... cause of blindness. World wide, approximately 6.7 million people are blind from glaucoma, with almost 70 million affected by the disease.(1),(2) The ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Proven To Be Completely Inert to Steel In Independent Corrosion Testing

... based Life Science Company announced today independent steel corrosion test results conducted at Criterion Chemical. Following an impartial blind testing protocol Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial was found to be completely non-corrosive to steel. Many of today's commercially ...

First U.K. Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Manchester, England on August 9th, 2009

... life. At three years old, Dakota became the first child from Britain and Ireland to be treated for septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) in China. She was born blind but began to regain her vision just weeks into her stem cell treatment. Her parents have been passionate stem cell advocates ever since. ...

Video of EpiDerm Skin Irritation Test (SIT) Method Now Available

... protocol. Dr. Kandarova, based in the European Union (EU), played a central role in developing this test method, which in 2007 was subjected to a blind validation trial among four EU and US-based laboratories. Dr. Kandarova noted, "The video format permits MatTek to demonstrate the procedure in great ...

2009: Immunotec announces important clinical research initiative: New study to be launched with the goal of improving the quality of the aging process

... supporting this very important research study of its lead product "Immunocal" in aging. It is rare to see companies in this field conducting double blind randomized studies with a control group. The focus of the study is highly relevant for people over the age of 65. Assessing the combined effects of ...

Neurim Pharmaceuticals Reports Long Term Efficacy and Safety for Circadin(R) for Insomnia in Elderly Patients

... studies showing positive effects on sleep quality, sleep induction, and most importantly next day alertness and functioning. The new double blind placebo controlled trial with more than 790 insomnia patients aged 18-80, shows that 6 months continuous treatment with Circadin(R) is both safe and ...

Colorado Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Denver, Colorado on June 13th, 2009

... good and bad, with those in attendance. One such patient is David Aldrich from Florida who is a spinal cord injury survivor and was legally blind before his treatment abroad. ( http://stemcellschina.com/blog/david/ ) "I am worn out from dealing with a medical establishment that does not ...

Photos: Breakthrough Technology Enables Edible TruTag(TM) to Prevent Counterfeit Medicine

... Eyegenix(TM) is developing a bio-integrating artificial cornea which holds the promise of returning sight to 10 million people worldwide who are blind from corneal disease. TruTag(TM) is a nanoporous silica microtag which can be used to authenticate valuable assets, from great works of art ...

Just Say No To Charcoal! New Eco-Friendly Alternative Grills Faster, Burns Cleaner And Greener

... For those who love the taste of charcoal, the FlameDisk's unique "Smoker Plate" gives grillers all the flavor to which they are accustomed; blind taste tests prove there is no difference versus charcoal. Be it spring, summer, autumn or winter, the FlameDisk is perfect for casual grillers ...

SemBioSys Genetics Inc. Announces Clinical Results with Plant-Produced Insulin

... previously shown in animals. - SBS-1000 was well tolerated at pharmacologically active dosages. In this single administration, double blind trial, 23 healthy volunteers were administered the same dose of SBS-1000, Humulin(R) R (recombinant human insulin marketed in the US by Eli Lilly) ...

Avantis Medical Systems Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Third Eye(R) Retroscope(R) for Improved Polyp Detection in the Colon

... with a retrograde view of the colon along with the forward (colonoscope) view. Operating as a "rear view mirror" the Third Eye helps visualize blind spots in the colon that may not be seen with the colonoscope alone. The device is commercially available to physicians who perform colonoscopies. ...

Romark Announces Presentation of New Data for Controlled Release Nitazoxanide in Chronic Hepatitis C

... following oral administration of nitazoxanide at 675 mg or 1,350 mg twice daily with food for seven days. This was a randomized, double blind crossover study. The 675 mg and 1,350 mg twice daily doses of controlled release nitazoxanide produced trough plasma concentrations of tizoxanide, ...

Nikon Instruments A1 Confocal Laser Microscope Series With NIS-Elements C Software Delivers Fully Integrated Comprehensive Confocal Imaging Capabilities

... rapid volume views, renderings and rotations, automated object counting and multiple binary layer thresholding and processing. Modules such as 3D blind Deconvolution, 2D Real Time Deconvolution and Extended Depth of Focus are also available, further enhancing and augmenting NIS-Elements' product ...

Beyond Seizure Control in the Treatment of Epilepsy With New Anti-Epileptic Drug, Zebinix(TM)

... of Efficacy and Safety of Eslicarbazepine Acetate as Add-On Treatment in Patients with Partial-Onset Seizures: Pooled Analysis of Three Double blind Phase III Clinical Studies. Oral presentation at the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Congress, 5-9 December 2009, Seattle, WA, USA. (9). ...

ORBIS and Alcon Train China's Next Generation of Sight-Savers

... train local biomedical engineers and supporting their critical role in the improvement of ophthalmic care." Blindness in China China has a blind population estimated at 5 to 6 million, which accounts for 18 percent of the world's blind. The major causes of blindness in China include cataract, ...

EnzySurge, Maker of DermaStream(TM), Completes Funding Round of US$4 Million

... painless wound healing in the hospital, clinics and at home. EnzySurge is currently completing the 2nd phase of a multi-centered, double blind clinical trial focused on chronic leg ulcers (venous ulcers). The intermediate results of the trial indicate a significant improvement and ...

QLT reports initial proof of concept data for punctal plug delivery technology

... for the Company's proprietary punctal plug drug delivery system, QLT is currently enrolling patients in the CORE study, a Phase 2, randomized, double blind trial to assess the safety and efficacy of its latanoprost punctal plug delivery system for the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension at ...

SURGEX(TM) Becomes the Official Sports Nutrition Drink of Former NBA Player Dee Brown and his Edge Basketball Training Facility

... dominated by products with no clinical proof of benefit, unsubstantiated claims, excess protein, stimulants, and banned substances. In two double blind placebo controlled clinical trials conducted at the Rutgers University Human Performance Lab SURGEX(TM) significantly outperformed leading ...

Tom Shaw's NFL Training Center Chooses SURGEX(TM) as Their Exclusive Post Training Nutritional Regimen

... dominated by products with no clinical proof of benefit, unsubstantiated claims, excess protein, stimulants, and banned substances. In double blind placebo controlled trials at the Rutgers University Human Performance Lab SURGEX(TM) significantly outperformed leading competitive products by ...

Study Suggests Risperidone Long-Acting Injection Combined with Standard Treatment Helped Delay Time to Relapse in Patients with Bipolar Disorder

... or placebo injections (n=67) adjunctive to standard treatment. Patients receiving RLAI plus standard treatment were eligible to enter the double blind phase of the trial if they met predefined criteria(a) for being stable the last four weeks of the 16-week open-label stabilization phase. In the ...

Nikon Instruments' New NIS-Elements C Delivers Comprehensive Confocal and Widefield Imaging Capabilities in Single Unifying Software Platform

... rapid volume views, renderings and rotations; automated object counting; multiple binary layer thresholding and processing. Modules such as 3-D blind Deconvolution, 2-D Real Time Deconvolution and Extended Depth of Focus are also available, further enhancing and augmenting NIS-Elements' product ...

Ten Extraordinary Innovations Line Up For US $100,000 Saatchi & Saatchi Award For World Changing Ideas

... ultimately, whole artificial organs is a possibility. http://www.manchester.ac.uk/press/newsarchive/title,10639,en.htm Restoring Sight to the blind (USA) A visual prosthesis will help make blindness a treatable condition by bypassing a diseased or damaged eye and sending signals directly to the ...

Peptimmune Announces First Close of Series D Private Financing

... Two Clinical Trials in Multiple Sclerosis Peptimmune is currently completing its Phase I single ascending dose study for PI-2301, a double blind placebo controlled randomized study that involves 56 healthy male volunteers who will receive the drug in eight escalating dose cohorts. Following ...

Pro Football Prospects Training at TEST Sports Clubs(TM) Use SURGEX(TM) as Part of Their Pre-Combine Training Regime

... dominated by products with no clinical proof of benefit, unsubstantiated claims, excess protein, stimulants, and banned substances. In double blind placebo controlled trials at the Rutgers University Human Performance Lab SURGEX(TM) significantly outperformed leading competitive products by ...

Genmab Announces Details of Planned Ofatumumab Phase II Study in Multiple Sclerosis

... ofatumumab, may offer another potential treatment option for patients suffering from this incapacitating disease." About the trial The double blind randomized trial will consist of two parts. Part A will include approximately 36 patients in one of three increasing dose cohorts (100 mg, 300 mg or ...

Millennium Biotechnologies, Inc. Launches SURGEX(TM) the First Scientifically Validated Sports Nutritional Product Created from the Medical Markets

... have fully recovered, muscle repair and development can be inhibited, resulting in potential damage and decreased physical performance. In double blind placebo controlled trials at the Rutgers University Human Performance Lab SURGEX(TM) significantly outperformed leading competitive products by ...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves ABILIFY(R) (aripiprazole) as the First Medication for Add-On Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

... antidepressant therapy (one to three courses) in the current episode. After an eight-week prospective treatment phase with one ADT plus single- blind placebo to confirm inadequate response to ADT, 743 participants entered a six-week randomized treatment phase during which they continued their ADT ...

BioMS Medical announces third quarter 2007 results

... of MBP8298 for relapsing- remitting MS, completed a safety analysis and recommended that the trial continue as per protocol. This double blind phase of this trial is expected to complete in the second half of 2008. - Subsequent to the end of the quarter, - Two posters ...

New Initiative Has Shocking Effect: Thousands of Missourians with Abnormal Chromosome Structures Are Not Human

... exclude Missourians with common chromosomal abnormalities like Down, Klinefelter and Turner syndromes from its definition of "human." In their blind rush to put their personal ideology ahead of Missourians' need for lifesaving cures, opponents of stem cell research have trampled basic science. ...

Quantity versus Quality: Effective E-Marketing Relationships

... to an electronic newsletter is like giving out your phone number on a blind date. Its a gamble. Sometimes you get what you want. Sometimes you never ... them again. And, sometimes they never stop bothering you. They are the blind date from hell. You are deluged by a rapid array of one-sided email or ...

UW Trace center makes sending packages accessible to all

... to use the postal centers without staff assistance. People who are blind ... need to know that they can use it, because most people who are blind assume that they wont be able to, Vanderheiden said. Weve installed ...

Why not brand for an entire century?

... How is it building your corporate image? Do you really know where you will end up on this long 100-year journey? Is there a plan, or just the blind chasing the blind? Is your team mentally prepared for this marathon? In short, it shouldnt be a wild goose chase, rather a proper road map. For ...

Wisconsin ignores Energy Priority Statutes call for conservation and efficiency

... technically feasible and environmentally sound technology for energy efficiency in over 10 years. This means the State of Wisconsin has been flying blind about energy efficiencies. In addition, Focus on Energy has been following a course that has emphasized market transformation, (i.e. trying to make ...

Talent Mismanagement

... the view that there is no time to cultivate anything, including what they espouse as their most precious asset people. These approaches are totally blind to much of what is important to organizations such as integrity, trust and loyalty. Amen. Another intriguing finding of the research is the ...
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