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Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

... analysis would detect more carbon-13 in the breath exhaled by an American than in the breath exhaled by a European, Zare said. Doctors and ... a specific drug by testing samples of urine and breath to see if the right organs have properly ...

ChemImage and Next Breath Structure Partnership to Validate Bioequivalence Testing for Nasal Spray Suspensions

... spray suspensions. Baltimore, MD-based Next breath focuses on conducting in vitro bioequivalence ... "We are proud to partner with Next breath because our goal at ChemImage is to validate our ... solutions companies, will be partnering with Next breath to compare optical microscopy to Raman Chemical ...

ThirdBiotech Announces Kemeta as Newest Sponsor

... in the development and manufacture of breath acetone sensing technology and products, has ... Kemeta Kemeta has developed a unique, compact breath analyzer to provide individuals on a weight loss ... feedback regarding their fat metabolism using breath acetone as the body's biomarker. The company ...

The MedZilla Report: Febraury 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

... layoffs in health care in January, the industry seems to have taken a deep breath and a step back, getting back on track and creating 27,000 new jobs. ... is past for health care, it does seem as though the industry took a deep breath and a step back in February, getting back on track after January's ...

Oridion Signs Agreement With Major US Health Plan Provider for Microstream(R) Capnography

... is for Oridion patented capnography (Microstream) monitors and CO2 breath sampling consumables (FilterLine(R)). With this agreement, Oridion ... unique, patented features that deliver the most accurate and reliable breath sampling results. About Oridion Oridion Systems Ltd. ( ...

New Research Shows Many Patients with Persistent Cough and Sputum Actually had Airway Obstruction Consistent with COPD

... mucus production. Typically, patients with COPD develop shortness of breath during exertion, which continues and gradually worsens. Most patients also ... chronic cough. Over time, many patients suffer from shortness of breath so severe that it interferes with their most basic daily activities ...

Apieron, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of the Insight(TM) eNO System to Assist Physicians with Patient Asthma Management

... detects trace amounts of nitric oxide molecules in a single human breath utilizing a proprietary technology. Current methods and techniques used to ... and non-invasively in less than a minute. Disposable, single-use breath tubes make it hygienic and convenient for the user to exhale into the ...

CardioDynamics BioZ(R) ICG Technology Featured in American College of Cardiology (ACC) Audio Series

... which highlight ICG's clinical utility in high blood pressure shortness of breath and heart failure patients. Michael K. Perry, CardioDynamics Chief ... that assists clinicians in the care of heart failure, shortness of breath and high blood pressure patients. Since heart failure admissions continue ...

Credit-card-sized platform for volatile compound analysis CAREER project goal

... researchers, for example, can isolate volatile organic compounds in breath samples for early diagnosis or evaluation of certain metabolic conditions and diseases. Acetone in a patients breath can be a marker for diabetes, Agah said, and scientists have identified a ...

Elsevier and NextBio Sign Partnership to Enrich ScienceDirect Content, Accelerating Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Chemistry Research

... President and Chief Executive Officer, of NextBio. "Combining the depth of our search and discovery capabilities, and our unique content with the breath of the ScienceDirect platform will create new opportunities for Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Chemistry researchers to quickly gain access to ...

InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF

... IPF is characterized by inflammation and scarring (fibrosis) in the lungs, hindering the ability to process oxygen and causing shortness of breath (dyspnea) and cough and is a progressive disease, meaning that over time, lung scarring and symptoms increase in severity. The median survival time ...

Soliris(R) Reduced Measures of Thrombosis and Inflammation, and Decreased Indicators of Pulmonary Hypertension, in Studies of Patients with PNH

... did not change with placebo (39.4% to 43.8%) (P<0.001). Additionally, Soliris-treated PNH patients experienced significantly improved shortness of breath compared to placebo, as measured by the EORTC QLQ-C30 quality of life survey (P<0.001). "A careful analysis of blood levels in PNH ...

First United Kingdom Patients Treated With Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

... bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the procedure may also relieve symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath that often affect patients with significant MR. After treatment, patients generally recover quickly. The MitraClip(R) device may improve quality of ...

Interim Analysis of Top-Line Data From Phase II/III Study Shows Favorable Efficacy & Safety for Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure

... year in the U.S. The great majority of patients with acute heart failure have fluid accumulation in the lungs (congestion) that causes shortness of breath (dyspnea) and other complications. For these patients, the current standard of care includes diuretics and vasodilators. Both of these classes of ...

Top-Line Preliminary Data From Phase II/III Study of Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure to be Presented in Satellite Symposium at AHA Scientific Sessions 2008

... year in the U.S. The great majority of patients with acute heart failure have fluid accumulation in the lungs (congestion) that causes shortness of breath and other complications. For these patients, the current standard of care includes diuretics and vasodilators. Both of these classes of agents have ...

Alexion Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results

... thromboses, recurrent pain, kidney disease, disabling fatigue, impaired quality of life, severe anemia, pulmonary hypertension, shortness of breath and intermittent episodes of dark-colored urine (hemoglobinuria). Soliris, or eculizumab, is the only treatment that blocks this hemolysis. About ...

InterMune Reports Japanese Regulatory Approval of Pirfenidone in IPF

... of IPF. IPF is characterized by inflammation and scarring (fibrosis) in the lungs, hindering the ability to process oxygen and causing shortness of breath (dyspnea) and cough. IPF is a progressive disease, meaning that over time, lung scarring and symptoms increase in severity. The median survival time ...

CardioDynamics BioZ(R) ICG Technology Integrates with General Electric Healthcare's Centricity(R) Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System

... our long-term vision that BioZ ICG is present in every physician office that prescribes cardiovascular medicine for heart failure, shortness of breath and high blood pressure patients." BioZ ICG technology presently resides in approximately one out of every six (16%) cardiology offices as well as ...

Tolerx Named as One of the 'Fierce 15' Biotech Companies of 2008

... that may impact management's expectations and affect the forward-looking statements include but are not be limited to the sufficiency, scope and breath of the company's vision, the strength of the company's technology, the continuation, robustness and resilience of the company's innovation and ...

Braemar Introduces the ER920W Wireless Cardiac Arrhythmia Monitor

... and record transient cardiac events. Recording of symptomatic events such as syncope, palpitations, dizziness, chest discomfort and shortness of breath is activated by the patient. The ER920W enhances diagnostic yield with embedded algorithms that automatically detect, record and immediately transmit ...

Regulatory Path for Bronchitol in Bronchiectasis

... diseases. Bronchitol is a patented, inhalable dry powder formulation of mannitol that is administered directly to the lungs through a convenient, breath activated and easy to use hand held device. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Bronchitol fast track status and it is designated as an ...

Alexion Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

... thromboses, recurrent pain, kidney disease, disabling fatigue, impaired quality of life, severe anemia, pulmonary hypertension, shortness of breath and intermittent episodes of dark-colored urine (hemoglobinuria). Soliris, or eculizumab, is the only treatment that blocks this hemolysis. About ...

Three CEOs and University President Named Winners of Greater Baltimore Committee's 2008 Baltimore Region Bioscience Awards

... medical device companies that bring new inhalation and nasal products to market. Located at the UMBC incubator in southwest Baltimore County, Next breath provides services to support the drug development efforts of 45 pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Canada, Europe and India. -- Leadership in ...

Alexion Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results

... thromboses, recurrent pain, kidney disease, disabling fatigue, impaired quality of life, severe anemia, pulmonary hypertension, shortness of breath and intermittent episodes of dark-colored urine (hemoglobinuria). Soliris, or eculizumab, is the only treatment that blocks this hemolysis. About ...

AGA Medical Corporation Receives European CE Mark Approval for the AMPLATZER(R) Duct Occluder II

... PDA. The ductus arteriosus is an open channel in every fetus that allows blood to bypass the lungs, which are not used until the baby takes its first breath after birth. Shortly after the baby's first breath, the ductus arteriosus should close permanently. If it does not close, it is known as a PDA. This ...

It's Good News for The Lungs!

... market around the corner waiting to discover our product." "In 2005 I gave a sample of our product to my uncle Bob, who suffers from shortness of breath due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The very next day he called me to let me know that he wanted to invest all his savings into my ...

ALVESCO(R) Gains FDA Approval for the U.S. Market

... certain stimuli. It is characterized by a variety of symptoms including wheezing, coughing and a tightening of the airways, which causes shortness of breath and can be life-threatening(i). Approximately 22 million Americans have asthma. Annually, the disease is responsible for nearly 2 million emergency ...

GlaxoSmithKline Responds to JAMA Article on the ICES Thiazolidinediones and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Older Patients with Diabetes

... of the heart), you cannot be started on Avandia. Avandia is also not recommended if you have heart failure with symptoms (such as shortness of breath or swelling) even if these symptoms are not severe. Avandia may increase your risk of other heart problems that occur when there is reduced blood ...

Ultrafast optical shutter is switched entirely by laser light

... says Haglund. That makes it possible for the structure to change from the semiconducting to the metallic states. Its a little like taking a deep breath to get into last summers clothes. This mechanism also allows the researchers to trigger the transition without changing the films temperature. We ...

Harvard University engineers demonstrate quantum cascade laser nanoantenna

... range of applications of QC laser based chemical sensors is very broad, including pollution monitoring, chemical sensing, medical diagnostics such as breath analysis, and homeland security. ...

Mylan Inc. Subsidiary, Dey, L.P., Announces that Perforomist(TM) (Formoterol Fumarate) Inhalation Solution is Now Available for Maintenance Treatment of COPD

... marketed by the combined sales teams of Dey, L.P. and Critical Therapeutics. Dey, L.P. also has a partnership with PARI Respiratory Equipment, whose breath enhanced nebulizer system, the PARI LC PLUS and PRONEB Ultra compressor, was used exclusively in DEY's clinical trials. About Perforomist(TM) ...

Basic Scientist Mark Roth Wins MacArthur Fellowship

... a short-story writer, a nanotechnologist, a choreographer and a master vocalist, among others. "As a group, this new class of Fellows takes one's breath away," said Daniel J. Socolow, director of the MacArthur Fellows Program, in a written statement. "As individuals, each is an original. To the ...

Sigma-Aldrich and Ingenuity Systems Announce Partnership to Create E-Commerce Search Solution Based on Biological Knowledge

... complete and dynamic understanding of biology. Through this innovative partnership with Sigma-Aldrich, we will enable researchers to leverage the breath of Ingenuity's knowledge and technology to gain scientific insight and to immediately translate this into more effective experimental designs and ...

Technology helps heal heart arrhythmias in children

... often experience a number of symptoms, including palpitations, the feeling of skipped heartbeats, dizziness, fainting, unusual fatigue, shortness of breath or chest pain or pressure. Childrens Hospital is the only hospital in the state offering this technology to treat ....

How to thwart the dont-be-right Midwest technology boss

... behind schedule" and she replies: "That's very bad information because it's actually three weeks behind schedule," you can bite your tongue, take a breath and say: "Let's look into that. That's interesting. We should figure out why you heard three weeks and I heard two weeks. Let's look at the ...

Does your work add to the bottom line - and how do you know?

... company's big targets is never smart for you or your company. Am I suggesting that every move you make, every e-mail you write and every corporate breath you take must be financially oriented? Absolutely not. I'm an HR person. I understand the value of building a healthy culture, inspiring a vision and ...

The more things change ...

... databases, there is such a thing as too much efficiency even in technology. In the second case, I'm seeing organizations take a deep breath and acknowledge that in some situations Nicholas Carr of "IT Doesn't Matter" fame might have a point no matter how badly overstated. For these ...

Just in time for Christmas: Retail IT.

... the office in Madrid and doodle out an obscure Spanish word so that Pentop can pronounce it and translate it for me? Bueno! All true. Take a deep breath and think about the first time you saw a Palm or better yet a Newton. Did you take that deep breath? Hope so, `cause now you're going to have to ...

WiSys to distribute $1 million in research funds

... to analyze the chemistry and physics of the electrodes and develop solutions to any technical failures they identify. People should not hold their breath for a wave of affordable, environment-friendly hydrogen-powered cars just yet. General applications of hydrogen technology are still several years ...
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