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ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

... bone marrow. It allows clinicians to automate blood volume reduction and facilitates cryopreservation ... leader in developing and manufacturing automated blood processing systems and disposable products that ... , an automated cryogenic device, is used by cord blood stem cell banks in more than 25 countries for ...

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results

... collection activity at our largest private cord blood banking customer, Cord blood Registry ("CBR"). CBR expects these positive ... Recent addition of the New England Cord blood Bank as a customer for the AXP. The AXP is also ...

Cord Blood America Retires $2.53M Obligation

... Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( ... with SIOF remaining on its balance sheet. Cord blood America regards this as a key milestone on its ...

PTC Therapeutics Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of PTC299 in Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 2

... plays a critical role in the formation of new blood vessels or angiogenesis and its suppression has ... to maintain the growth and function of normal blood vessels. Patients with NF2 typically develop ... will also assess the effects of PTC299 on tumor blood flow and VEGF-related proteins. The study will ...

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

... if you or your child has advanced disease of the blood vessels (arteriosclerosis); symptomatic heart disease; moderate to severe high blood pressure; overactive thyroid gland ... seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive behavior or ...

Abbott HIV Test Demonstrates Earlier Disease Detection

... panels tested. "The ability to use a blood test to diagnose HIV sooner, in the acute phase ... Combo (Ag/Ab) assay is not intended for use in blood screening, plasma or tissue donors. The ... for hospitals, reference labs, molecular labs, blood banks, physician offices and clinics. With more ...

Heart disease: Research off the beating patch

... the patch improves left ventricular function and blood flow when implanted into damaged heart muscle in ... for them to thrive in. Scar tissue offers poor blood supply and weak structural support for new cells ... muscle cells need: structural support, increased blood supply and chemicals secreted by the supporting ...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

... the results we can obtain from a simple blood allergy test can have a life long impact and ... testing methods available for children include blood tests, skin patch tests, skin injection and the ... to testing accuracy, more mothers considered the blood test "highly accurate" (31 percent) compared to ...

Improving Transfusion Safety: Fenwal, Verax Biomedical Sign Agreement for Rapid, Point-of-Care Bacteria Test

... medical technology company focused on improving blood collection, separation, safety and availability, ... used to detect bacterial contaminants in donated blood platelets. The Verax PGD(R) test is ... PGD(R) technology to detect bacteria in other blood components, tissues for transplantation and ...

Stem Cell Cord Blood 'Banking' Is Huge Global Business for Hospitals, Says CEO of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc.

... today said that he believes that stem cell cord blood banking is a "huge business opportunity for ... are now eagerly starting their own stem cell cord blood banks. "Hospitals from the U.S. to India are naturally interested in providing cord blood banking facilities to their patients and the ...

Cellular Dynamics International Reprograms Blood Cells into Stem Cells

... body, from very small volumes of ordinary human blood samples. This significant breakthrough provides a ... cells from the millions of samples in storage at blood repositories and healthcare institutions ... source and we focused on stored human peripheral blood samples," said Chris Kendrick-Parker, chief ...

New Drug Application for Exenatide Once Weekly Accepted for Review by FDA

... people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment ... glucagon like peptide-1 (GLP-1). GLP-1 improves blood sugar after food intake through multiple effects ... who are unsuccessful at controlling their blood sugar levels. BYETTA is an add-on therapy for ...

Cord Blood America Secured $7.5 Million Investment For Series A Preferred Stock

... Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( ... with a health care fund under which Cord blood America has secured a $7.5 million investment ...

Study Showed VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Efficacy at 14 Hours After Administration in Adults with ADHD in an Adult Simulated Workplace Environment

... if you or your child has advanced disease of the blood vessels (arteriosclerosis); symptomatic heart disease; moderate to severe high blood pressure; overactive thyroid gland ... seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive behavior or ...

RainEarth (RNER) Continues to Expand its Marketing Force in China

... Eastern and Southern China for DX Multifunction blood Purifier and blood Dialyzers. BallYa International Corp. Ltd., an ... RiSheng Biotechnology Corp. Ltd., which provides blood purifying services at the "Blood Purifying ...

Immucor Responds To FDA Notice

... automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, announced that yesterday ... biologics license with respect to its Reagent Red blood Cells and Anti-E (Monoclonal) blood Grouping Reagent product. The FDA has not ...

Exosome Diagnostics and DxS Diagnostic Innovations Collaborate to Develop Blood-Based Tests for Key Cancer Mutations

... which harvests high-quality nucleic acids from blood exosomes. The collaboration will initially ... to pull high-quality mutations from a simple blood draw with the unparalleled sensitivity and ... researchers that circulating nanovesicles in blood and urine called exosomes contain unique genetic ...

Cord Blood America Continues International Expansion

... Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( ... obstetricians/gynecologists in those areas. Cord blood will receive revenue from the sale of ...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

... varicose veins." Varicose veins occur when blood vessels have trouble carrying blood from the legs back to the heart. This is the ... to serious complications, such as leg ulcers or blood clots. There are many factors that can ...

Calvert Research Licenses Novel Technology to Treat Age Related Macular Degeneration from Tulane University

... (exudative) form. Wet AMD occurs when abnormal blood vessels behind the retina begin to grow under the macula, often leaking blood and fluid that can lead to visual distortions, a ... designed to specifically target and kill abnormal blood vessels found in wet AMD patients. The lead ...

Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity

... which could lead to an episode of extremely high blood pressure, potentially leading to stroke or heart ... order to avoid a possibly dangerous increase in blood pressure. Patients with moderate to severe ... order to prevent a possibly dangerous increase in blood pressure, patients taking AZILECT should avoid ...

Study Finds Noninvasive Blood Test for Liver Fibrosis May Alleviate Need for Liver Biopsies for Some Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

... on assessments of levels of biomarkers found in blood specimens. Most of these techniques employ an ... components of leukemia and lymphoma tumors using blood plasma instead of bone marrow, which can only be ... The company is also developing a molecular blood test based on Epigenomics AG's Septin 9 DNA ...

AccuVein and GSABC Enter into Purchasing Agreement for Vein Illumination Device

... Process UnitedPharma Named Preferred blood Center Distributor for AccuVein AV300 COLD ... agreement with Group Services for America's blood Centers (GSABC) bringing the AccuVein AV300, the ... vein illumination device, to GSABC member blood centers. Under the agreement, GSABC will provide ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces FDA 510(k) clearance of the Option(TM) Inferior Vena Cava Filter

... for maximum dissolution and preservation of blood flow, allowing for capture of clinically ... through the bloodstream (embolus) - usually a blood clot (thrombus) or other foreign material. PE ... break loose and "embolize" to block pulmonary blood vessels in the lungs. According to clinical ...

China Biologic Products Enters Into Private Placement Agreements to Raise $9.6 Million

... interests it recently acquired in Xi'an Huitian blood Products Co., Ltd. and Chongqing Dalin Biologic ... Co. Ltd., and equity investments in Xi'an Huitian blood Products Co., Ltd. and Chongqing Dalin Biologic ... and commercial operations. The Company's blood products are irreplaceable in the application of ...

Researchers solve 'bloodcurdling' mystery

... much hemostatic activity can lead to an excess of blood clots, resulting in a potentially deadly ... "force sensor" known as the A2 domain of the blood clotting protein von Willebrand factor (VWF). ... decrease hemostatic potential and also enable blood clots to be trimmed in size. The system is so ...

Haemonetics Receives Favorable Ruling in Patent Lawsuit against Competitive Technology

... Haemonetics remains dedicated to serving the blood collection industry and working with customers to deliver blood management solutions to improve patient care and ... company dedicated to providing innovative blood management solutions for our customers. ...

Five Cord Blood Transplant Centers in Catalonia and Valencia Join a Study to Test a New Technique to Treat Leukemia and Lymphoma

... today that five prestigious cord blood transplantations centers in Spain, three in ... treatment for patients with blood cancers. Cord blood can successfully be used to treat leukemia and ... can indeed make this a possibility. Cord blood has less matching requirements than bone marrow ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Data From Its Phase II Bavituximab Breast Cancer Trial at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

... on the outside of cells that line tumor blood vessels. Once bound to the exposed PS, ... to destroy both the tumors and their associated blood vessels. "The preliminary data in this first ... phosphatidylserine (PS) on the surface of tumor blood vessels. Since these phospholipids are typically ...

FDA Approves Labeling Change for VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII to Include Supplementary Clinical Data Supporting Efficacy at 13 Hours Postdose in Children Aged 6 to 12 with ADHD

... if you or your child has advanced disease of the blood vessels (arteriosclerosis); symptomatic heart disease; moderate to severe high blood pressure; overactive thyroid gland ... seizures or abnormal EEGs; has or has had high blood pressure; exhibits aggressive behavior or ...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-427 Treatment Demonstrates Safety, Evidence of Declines in Circulating Tumor Cells and Reductions in Tumor Markers in a Phase 1 Cancer Trial

... doses. - The half-life of OGX-427 in the blood remained constant, although there appeared to be an increase in maximum blood levels and a corresponding decease in blood clearance of OGX-427 as doses were ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Data to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

... may occur; frequently monitor complete blood count (including platelet count), at least prior ... events, use the lowest dose needed to avoid red blood cell transfusion. Use ESAs only for ... hemoglobin level sufficient to avoid the need for blood transfusion. Discontinue if after 8 weeks of ...

Roche Announces Back-to-Basics Approach to Diabetes Care - Simpler is Better

... tools to uncover links between lifestyle and blood glucose levels. INDIANAPOLIS, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche, the maker of ACCU-CHEK(R) blood glucose monitoring systems and insulin pumps, ... choices that have the biggest impact on their blood glucose levels, giving them greater control in ...

Immucor and Alverno Clinical Laboratories Sign Five-Year Automation Agreement

... automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, announced today that it has ... Immucor will be the primary source for Alverno's blood bank reagent needs. "We are pleased to ... patient safety through standardizing their blood bank operations with Immucor automation." ...

Clinical Data on Peregrine's Bavituximab Cancer Program to Be Discussed in Two Presentations at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

... exposed on the outside of the cells that line the blood vessels of tumors, creating a specific target for ... immune system to destroy the tumor and the tumor blood vessels. Bavituximab currently is in two separate ... phosphatidylserine (PS) on the surface of tumor blood vessels. Since these phospholipids are typically ...

Cord Blood America Says Debt Reduced $4.194 Million in 2009

... Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( ... months of 2009. "On April 6th, 2009, Cord blood America announced it had decreased its debt by ....

Multiple Types of Heart Attacks Reduced by Prasugrel in TRITON-TIMI 38 Trial

... a plaque rupture in a coronary artery with less blood then flowing to the muscle Type 2: ... such as spasm of the coronary artery or low blood oxygen from anemia Type 3: Sudden cardiac ... and fat deposits and cannot supply enough blood to the heart. In some cases, ...

Cord Blood America to Hold Conference Call on Thursday May 21st at 11 a.m. Eastern Time to Discuss 2009 First Quarter Results and Corporate Developments

... Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( ... and use passcode 3112433. About Cord blood America ...

Hospira Announces Plans to Integrate Symbiq(R) and EndoTool(R) Technologies

... related to the treatment of hyperglycemia (high blood glucose). It calculates the dose of intravenous (I.V.) insulin needed to effectively control blood glucose levels. EndoTool is a 510(k) approved ... maintain the appropriate precision to manage blood glucose levels in a variety of hospital settings. ...

China Biologic Products Announces Strong First Quarter 2009 Results

... transfer of 35% equity interest in Xi'an Huitian blood Products Co., Ltd. We recently also ... of a 35% equity interest in Xi'an Huitian blood Products Co., Ltd. in March 2009. ... Co. Ltd., and equity investments in Xi'an Huitian blood Products Co., Ltd. and Chongqing Dalin Biologic ...
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