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Plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity paves the way to future nanolasers

... takes place and this new micro-sized metallic cavity for plasmons improves on the quality of current ... which is a measure of power loss in the lasing cavity - a laser cavity with a high-Q factor has a low power loss. Enter ...

NEXCORE Technology Obtains Licenses for Revolutionary Fluid Management System

... "The new system maintains a constant preset cavity pressure during operations regardless of how the ... endoscopic surgery. It distends the body tissue cavity by utilizing continuous flow irrigation. The ... independent of the flow rate and the desired cavity pressure and distention can be maintained for an ...

BASF Set To Commercialize pro-t-action(TM) Eliminating Caries Causing Bacteria From the Mouth

... grouped together in this way, the bacteria can be flushed out of the oral cavity by normal swallowing or rinsing. Needing to remain in the oral cavity for only a minimum of 10 seconds to become active, pro-t-action(TM) is ...

First tunable, 'noiseless' amplifier may boost quantum computing, communications

... Lehnert says. The new amplifier is a 5-millimeter-long niobium cavity lined with 480 magnetic sensors called SQUIDs (superconducting quantum ... on electromagnetic energy. Microwaves ricochet back and forth inside the cavity like a skateboarder on a ramp. Scientists tune the wave velocity by ...

SurgiQuest Announces First Single Port Procedure for Ovary Removal Using AirSeal(TM) Access System

... not rely on gaskets or seals. This provides unobstructed access to the cavity without loosing intra-abdominal pressure, enabling surgeons to place a ... ports, the AirSeal system provides unobstructed access to the abdominal cavity without loosing intra-abdominal pressure. This unencumbered approach to ...

Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

... and large, mass spectrometers now in use require specially trained technicians to operate them. Zare's device, which employs what is called cavity ring-down spectroscopy, has potential applications in fields as varied as medicine, geology and winemaking, he said. "Some people are willing to pay ...

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

... Disease site (%) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Oral cavity 22 14 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Oropharynx ...

New nanotube coating enables novel laser power meter

... light is absorbed in a cone-shaped copper cavity, where a spinning mirror directs the light over a large area and distributes the heat uniformly. The cavity is lined with a NIST-developed coating made of multiwalled carbon nanotubes held together by a potassium silicate (water glass) binder, and ...

FDA Approves Label Change for Non-Invasive Fibroid Treatment

... women who underwent ExAblate treatment to those who had a surgical myomectomy." "Evidence supports removing fibroids that distort the uterine cavity to increase pregnancy rates and decrease the rates of miscarriage," Dr. Brown added. This trial tests the premise in women who have not been eligible ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Announces New Headquarters

... software for 3-D preoperative surgical planning, and the ROBODOC(R) Surgical Assistant, a computer-controlled surgical robot utilized for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The ROBODOC(R) Surgical System has been cleared by the U.S. FDA for Total Hip ...

INVO Bioscience Completes Reverse Merger

... woman's eggs (oocytes) are combined with sperm in the INVOcell, a small biological capsule, which is then sealed and placed in the woman's vaginal cavity to incubate for three days. When the INVOcell is removed, any developing embryos are transferred directly into the woman's uterine cavity, where ...

Genetic discovery could lead to advances in dental treatment

... ultimately controls the production of tooth enamel, a significant advance that could some day lead to the repair of damaged enamel, a new concept in cavity prevention, and restoration or even the production of replacement teeth. The gene, called Ctip2, is a "transcription factor" that was already ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Launches Its ROBODOC(R) Surgical System at Upcoming Orthopaedic Conference in Las Vegas

... software for 3-D preoperative surgical planning, and the ROBODOC(R) Surgical Assistant, a computer-controlled surgical robot utilized for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee* replacement surgeries. The ROBODOC(R) Surgical System has been cleared by the U.S. FDA for Total Hip ...

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum

... developed for the OTC and Rx skin care markets. The pro-lipid technology helps improve barrier functions in a number of places including the oral cavity and bladder. Blacktown NC LLC is a spinal disorder treatment company in Mercer County developing rehabilitation solutions through innovative ...

SurgiQuest Signs a Development and Supply Agreement with Intuitive Surgical for MIS Access Utilizing the AirSeal(TM) Technology

... a significant technological breakthrough in minimally invasive surgery (MIS). The AirSeal system provides unobstructed access to the abdominal cavity and dramatically reduces variations of intra-abdominal pressure due to its ability to completely eliminate seals and gaskets. SurgiQuest's unique ...

International Robotic Urology Symposium Reports on Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery and Introduces InnerCool's New Investigational UroCool System

... UroCool catheter is expected to be submitted in the first quarter of 2009. The UroCool(TM) catheter is designed to be placed within the rectal cavity adjacent to the prostate during surgery and is used in conjunction with InnerCool's Celsius Control Console which circulates cold saline in a closed ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces First Patient Treated With New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System in Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Study

... catheter is expected to be submitted in the first quarter of 2009. The UroCool(TM) catheter is designed to be placed within the rectal cavity adjacent to the prostate during surgery and is used in conjunction with InnerCool's Celsius Control Console which circulates cold saline in a closed ...

Bradmer sponsors physician panel to raise awareness of brain cancer treatments

... infiltrating edges that are very difficult to completely remove with surgery. The Neuradiab therapy is delivered directly into the surgical resection cavity in a separate procedure after the initial surgery. Neuradiab delivers a concentrated level of radiation specifically to the remaining cancer cells by ...

StemCor Signs Agreement With Hospira to Market New Medical Device to Oncologists and Hematologists

... flexible atraumatic shaft through which marrow is aspirated, and an integrated marrow collection container. The shaft gains access to the bone marrow cavity through the access guide to allow the removal of bone marrow through a single entry site. This is in contrast to the current practice of bone marrow ...

Doctors in the US and Netherlands Using Fast RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology to Help Fight Cancer are Now Treating Tumors of the Head and Neck

... sparing of the healthy side of the patient's neck," said Yampolsky. "This was important to preserve his salivary function and as much of his oral cavity as possible." On the other side of the country, a gentleman with advanced throat cancer was able to keep his voice, thanks to RapidArc treatments. ...

On the boil: New nano technique significantly boosts boiling efficiency

... there is no interface i.e., no air present to facilitate a phase change. Bubbles are typically formed when air is trapped inside a microscale cavity on the metal surface of a vessel, and vapor pressure forces the bubble to the top of the vessel. As this bubble nucleation takes place, water floods ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches New, Reusable Cannula Line for Hip Arthroscopy

... to diagnose and, if needed, repair damaged tissue in the joint. One challenge for surgeons has long been accessing the difficult-to-reach hip joint cavity without damaging the delicate cartilage surfaces within the joint. The rounded ends of the ARTHROGARDE Hip Access Cannula provide a smooth surface ...

72% of Women Are Dissatisfied With Their Current Treatment of Vaginal Infection, Survey Finds

... not cause irritation, itch or bad smell. Foamix develops foam delivery systems for intravaginal administration that expand gently in the vaginal cavity and evenly cover the entire vaginal surface for efficient treatment. The Foamix foams are administered in small and accurate amounts, (using metered ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in a Second US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-operative Pain

... local analgesia for up to 96 hours post- operatively. A key feature of Innocoll's product is the ability to implant it directly into the surgical cavity and at different layers within the wound, such as across the peritoneum incision and directly below the skin incision, which enables localized ...

Anavex 7-1037 reduces rate of cancer tumor growth 69% in pre-clinical studies, compared to currently marketed drug Dacarbazine showing no measurable activity

... ANAVEX 7-1037 More Effective in Pre-Clinical Studies During pre-clinical studies, ANAVEX 7-1037 was administered directly into the abdominal cavity of immune-deficient mice at four different dose levels (100, 70, 40 and 10mg/kg). The mice had been inoculated subcutaneously with cancerous human ...

New filter clears up fiber optic communications

... A one-rod segment separates the two waveguides. (A waveguide is a system or material that can confine and direct electromagnetic waves.) A defect cavity is located one unit cell above the waveguide layer. The waveguides can communicate through the cavity, allowing a specific wavelength frequency to ...

Carrington Subsidiary DelSite Starts Making Test Batches of First Bird Flu Vaccine Offering Needle-free Self-Administration

... easy, needle-free, self-administration, not requiring healthcare professionals; (2) enhanced protection because administration of vaccine into nasal cavity stimulates both a systemic response and mucosal response; (3) no adverse side effects caused by preservatives; (4) stability at room temperature, ...

Meditrina Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Exclusive Global License Agreement With AstraZeneca

... important technology." Endometriosis is a serious medical condition where endometrial stroma and glands that are normally present in the uterine cavity are found in other parts of the body. Endometriosis lesions can be found anywhere in the pelvic cavity: on the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, on the ...

GelVac(TM) Nasal Powder H5N1 (Bird Flu) Influenza Vaccine Passes Preclinical Toxicology Studies

... a, non-egg based, H1N1 antigen in the GelVac(TM) formulation has been stable at ambient room temperature for 36 months. The nasal cavity is increasingly recognized as the ideal immunization route since most infectious diseases enter the body through mucosal surfaces such as those found ...

Baxter Announces FDA Approval of GELFOAM(R) Plus Hemostasis Kit

... may carry the risk of transmitting infectious agents, e.g., viruses, and theoretically the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) agent. While packing a cavity for hemostasis is sometimes surgically indicated, GELFOAM Plus should not be used in this manner unless excess product not needed to maintain ...

FDA Approves DORIBAX(TM) for the Treatment of Complicated Intra-Abdominal and Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

... intra-abdominal procedures are performed in the U.S. each year. Complicated intra-abdominal infections are infections that extend beyond the hollow cavity of the abdomen into the peritoneal space and are a common cause of hospitalization following these procedures. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) ...

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. Secures $11.5 Million in Series A Financing.

... and lead to faster recovery times for patients. Apollo's NOTES Access System(TM) allows surgeons to quickly and safely access the peritoneal cavity for both diagnostic and surgical interventions and is compatible with most currently available endoscopes. In addition, Apollo has developed a set ...

Sheet of carbon atoms acts like a billiard table, physicists find

... such as ballistic transistors, which is a new type of transistor, as well as resonant cavities for electrons, Lau said. She explained that a resonant cavity is a chamber, like a kitchen microwave, in which waves can bounce back and forth. In their experiments, Lau and her colleagues first peeled ...

Sheet of carbon atoms acts like a billiard table, physicists find

... such as ballistic transistors, which is a new type of transistor, as well as resonant cavities for electrons, Lau said. She explained that a resonant cavity is a chamber, like a kitchen microwave, in which waves can bounce back and forth. In their experiments, Lau and her colleagues first peeled ...

Cyclodextrin enhances room temperature phosphorescence

... are present, with an external heavy atom, in the cavity of cyclodextrin. 4 Figure 1 depicts the inclusion of a phenanthrene molecule within the cavity of a β-CD. Scypinski and Cline Love also ... inclusion of the lumiphor inside the CD cavity was observed to offer some protection against ...

Transgenic Animals

... ES cells injected into cavity of blastocysts ... - Injection of ES cells into the cavity of blastocysts using a microscope ... the ES cells are injected into the cavity of this blastocyst. The injected ...

Alfalight receives $3.8 million Air Force laser contract

... Its a great contract on a government and commercial level. In developing this project, Alfalight will put a holographic feedback system into the cavity of the laser. This will help to stabilize the wavelength and narrow the linewidth of the laser beam, determining the output with better precision. ...

UW-Eau Claire chemistry faculty get $600,000 in NSF grants

... chromatography. Students will use modern instruments in student-centered, student-driven projects. A $190,000 grant for a project titled "RUI: cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy of Cyclic Enones in Triplet Excited States. By exposing molecules to the right color of light, it's possible to cause the ...

Glossary for The BioPharm Guide to Fermentation and Cell Culture

... In cell and tissue culture, excess fluid, debris (aggregates), or gas (from sparging) can form inside a cell vacuole. A vacuole is a cavity within the cell that can be relatively clear and fluid filled, gas filled (as in a number of blue-green algae), or food filled ...
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(Date:7/10/2014)... Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) Macromolecular Crystallography Group has ... called BuD to DNA in order to redirect ... researcher who led the study, says the discovery: ... instructions contained in the genome to treat genetic ... is published in the journal Acta Crystallographica, ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... July 10, 2014 For the first time, researchers ... Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new ... to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban ... St. Michael,s Hospital. , The findings, published today ... urban First Nations individuals and the general population. , ...
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