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New Survey Reveals Many Adults With High Cholesterol Fail to Take Necessary Steps to Improve Their Condition

... to calculate the probability that the sampling error (but not other sources of error) is not ... that the overall results would have a sampling error of +/-6 percentage points. Sampling error for data based on subsamples would be higher and ...

MEDomics Announces MitoDx(TM), the First NextGen Mitochondrial Genome Diagnostic Test

... detected by the MEDomics test utilizing NextGen sequencing technology. The error rate determines how small a mutant fraction is reliably detected. MEDomics ... SOLiD(TM) 3 NextGen sequencing platform which has an exceptionally low error rate, allowing detection of heteroplasmy down to about 1%. The ...

Sigma-Aldrich Introduces MISSION(R) esiRNA for Low Cost, High Specificity Pooled RNAi Screening

... a single gene target. This new tool is designed to eliminate the trial and error approach of identifying a single siRNA for gene knockdown and ensures ... By targeting each gene target with a "super-pool" of siRNA, the trial and error approach of identifying a useful single siRNA is eliminated. In addition, ...

Immunotech Laboratories Announces South American Strategy

... Furthermore, Immunotech Laboratories would like to clarify an editorial error in our press release dated April 1, 2009. Mr. David Miller was stated as ... Miller as being one of the many founders of ACT UP. We apologize for this error and any inconvenience that this may have caused. This news release ...

Clarient Reports Strong Revenue Increase for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008

... December 31, 2008 Form 10-K to correct an income statement classification error discovered during the fourth quarter of 2008. Our investors will now have ... operating expenses as a result of an income statement classification error discovered during the fourth quarter of 2008. Reconciliation of ...

Commonwealth Biotechnologies Presents Data at Forensic Sciences Meeting Confirming Benefits of ZyGEM's DNA Extraction Technology

... DNA Yield, Simplify Workflow and Minimize Potential for Contamination and error - SOLANA BEACH, Calif., HAMILTON, New Zealand, and RICHMOND, Va., ... also simplifying laboratory workflow and minimizing the potential for error and contamination," said Paul Kinnon, CEO of ZyGEM. "CBI researchers have ...

NicOx' Naproxcinod Shows Highly Significant Reduction in Daytime Blood Pressure Versus Naproxen

... treatment. The mean 24-hour SBP showed a difference of 2.4 mmHg (standard error 0.87 mmHg) in favor of naproxcinod as compared to naproxen (p=0.007) after ... dose), the mean 8-hour SBP showed a difference of 4.4 mmHg (standard error 0.98 mmHg) in favor of naproxcinod as compared to naproxen (p<0.0001) ...

Growth spurts

... advances in the synthesis of semiconductor, metal and dielectric nanocrystals, these advances have generally been realized through trial and error chemistry. A much more directed and controlled approach to nanocrystal synthesis is needed. A new technique known as "liquid cell in situ ...

Patton Medical Devices Partners With Unomedical to Develop and Market the i-port Advance(TM) Injection Port for People Taking Multiple Daily Injections

... with diabetes, diabetes educators, physicians and hospital nurses, we believe the i-port Advance(TM) may help alleviate the potential for error from an improper manual insertion while providing the key benefit of having a simple way to deliver injections without the need to puncture the skin ...

Free Webinar on Safer Clinical Hand-Offs Offered by Compirion Healthcare

... ELM GROVE, Wis., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the number of hand-offs involved in the day-to-day operations of patient care, the potential for error due to the communication process is considered a high risk. A webinar, titled Safer Clinical Hand-Offs Now or Never: A Primary Strategy to ...

Health Robotics to Launch Germany's Installations of i.v.STATION(TM) at Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin

... represents a revolutionary approach in the quest for safe, accurate, efficient, and cost effective I.V. Admixtures. It offers unprecedented error reduction, accuracy and sterility benefits, nursing staff labor savings, all within a scalable and fail-safe architecture. We are delighted to be the ...

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Presents Safety Data on IB1001, a Novel Recombinant Factor IX for the Treatment of Hemophilia at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Annual Meeting

... disorder caused by low levels or absence of a protein called a clotting factor, essential for blood clotting. This inability to clot results from an error in a person's genetic code, and occurs in approximately 1 in 10,000 male births. It is estimated that over 400,000 people worldwide suffer from ...

New statistical technique improves precision of nanotechnology data

... "Physics-based models are based on several assumptions that can go wrong in reality," he said. "We could try to identify all the sources of error and correct them, but that is very time-consuming. Statistical techniques can more easily correct the errors, so this process is more geared toward ...

Providence-Based NABsys, Inc., Announces $4 Million Equity Financing

... that the NABsys platform enjoys, namely electronic detection, the use of all solid-state materials, lack of dependence on a polymerase, inherent error checking, and long-range sequence information, will allow the technology to offer clinically relevant cost, speed, and accuracy parameters for ...

New Survey Reveals Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations

... opinions and attitudes of 601 African American adults and 602 Hispanic adults across the United States from March 26-April 7, 2009. The margin of error for this survey is plus or minus 4.0 percent. About Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. It is a ...

Pizza tossing art unlocks secrets of tiny motors

... rotor a few million times a second into the air," Associate Professor Friend said. He said scientists around the world have been using trial and error to make variations of the SWUMs, and while they might have worked, there had not been a thorough understanding of the forces involved until now. ...

University of Maryland Announces Finalists for $75K Business Plan Competition

... physicians. These services reduce costs, errors and office inefficiencies for physicians, while for patients it significantly reduces prescription error risk and time spent traveling to and from the pharmacy. The company does not distribute medications, rather it facilitates the electronic ...

Nearly 70 Percent of Health Professionals Support Biotechnology's Use in Food Products

... The self-administered survey analyzed a representative sample of 200 dietitians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. It has a margin of error of +/- 4.2 to 6.9 percent, with a confidence interval of 95 percent. The American Dietetic Association (ADA) firmly supports the use of ...

Finesse Demonstrates TruFluor(TM) pH, a Single-Use Optical pH Sensor and Transmitter

... of disposable sheath. The RFID data is automatically read by the transmitter, thereby eliminating the need to calibrate the probe and minimizing error and variability in the calibration. "TruFluor pH completes our single-use sensor offering. This product is optimized for accuracy, lifetime, and ...

SleepQuest Compliance Again Doubles Industry Average

... the airway open, allowing regular, quiet breathing and restful sleep to occur. Patients frequently have a hard time adjusting to treatment. Trial and error is often required to find the right combination of facial interface type, the most appropriate PAP device, and air flow settings that are most ...

Easy assembly of electronic biological chips

... separate operation. Using the researchers' bottom-up method, they can place three different types of DNA-coated wires where they wanted them, with an error rate of less than 1 percent. "This approach can be used to simultaneously detect different pathogens or diseases based on their nucleic acid ...

Cain and Associates Launches Government Audit Protection (GAP) Service

... and recoup overpayments in the Medicare FFS program, as well as helping to prevent future improper payments thereby lowering the Medicare FFS error rate. According to Cain, hospitals and physician practices are at risk for a potential audit. This includes hospitals, hospital administrators, ...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on 2 NASA missions

... said. The third chip the Low Density Parity Check encoder, adds redundancy information to data before it is transmitted to Earth. This allows for error corrections caused by signal degradation. A fourth chip, the previously developed lossless data compression chip called Universal Source Encoder for ...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on two NASA missions

... said. The third chip the Low Density Parity Check encoder, adds redundancy information to data before it is transmitted to Earth. This allows for error corrections caused by signal degradation. A fourth chip, the previously developed lossless data compression chip called Universal Source Encoder for ...

Quantros Acquires MEDMARX(R) from United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

... Today the MEDMARX program provides subscription-based users with access to the world's largest anonymous and de-identified medication error and ADR records repository. The MEDMARX database contains more than 1.5 million records and is increasing at a rate of more than one percent month ...

Baxa Features Rapid-Fill(TM) Colored Labels, PACT(TM) Products, Exacta-Mix(TM) 2400 Compounders and Abacus(TM) Software at the ASHP Mid-Year Clinical Meeting

... total parenteral nutrition (TPN) order entry and calculation. Designed by health-system pharmacists, the software reduces the opportunity for user error in the prescribing, calculating and mixing of multi-source solutions. Baxa Corporation is the leading provider of solutions for improving ...

B. Braun Directors Participate at First ISMP National Smart Pump Safety Summit

... and the collection and analysis of smart pump data to drive IV medication safety improvements. "B. Braun supports ISMP's commitment to medication error reduction," says O'Connell. "ISMP's mission to advance patient safety worldwide aligns with B. Braun's focus on sharing expertise through increasing ...

MultiVu Video Feed: New Rapid Test to Diagnose Flu May Help With Upcoming Flu Season

... minutes or less hands-on time. The automated 3M(TM) Rapid Detection Reader makes the test easy to perform and helps eliminate the potential for human error in misreading or misinterpreting the results. A recent study from North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System showed that the 3M(TM) Rapid ...

RainDance Technologies Delivers RDT 1000, Sequence Enrichment Solution to The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

... avoids the limitations of traditional multiplex hybridization and amplification technologies. RainDance's solution minimizes process-induced bias or error and requires only a few micrograms of genomic DNA. About RainDance Technologies, Inc. RainDance Technologies Inc. is a provider of ...

RainDance Technologies Delivers RDT 1000, Sequence Enrichment Solution to JCVI

... avoids limitations of traditional multiplex hybridization and amplification technologies. The RainDance solution minimizes process-induced bias or error and requires only a few micrograms of genomic DNA. JCVI scientists "will incorporate the RainStorm application into the various large-scale ...

Memoirs of a qubit: Hybrid memory solves key problem for quantum computing

... in the nucleus had a lifetime of about 1 and 3/4 seconds, ex-ceeding a recently calculated target for quantum computing in silicon beyond which known error correction techniques could then protect the data for an arbitrarily long period of time. Without this technique the longest researchers had been ...

Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

... and a two-minute peak performance period, the scientists found the monkeys successfully hit the target three times more frequently and with less error during the peak performance. In the future, greater control could be gained by using implanted circuits to create long-lasting artificial ...

Newly Integrated Software Suite From ZS Associates Offers Comprehensive Set of Sales Performance Management Software Solutions

... features and an optimization engine that can generate calculations faster than most competing software. Further, with an integrated validations and error investigation tool, the product also enables users to pinpoint errors and maintain a complete audit trail. Backed by well over two decades of ...

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Receives Prestigious Recognition for Patient Safety Efforts in National Survey

... about their performance in four crucial areas: -- Do physicians enter prescriptions and other orders into computers linked to medication error prevention software? And are those systems tested to assure that users are warned about serious prescribing errors? -- How well do hospitals ...

Medicsight Receives Brazilian State Food and Drug Administration Approval for ColonCAD Software

... amount of image data that must be reviewed for each patient scan. Medicsight's technology can help to ease this burden, potentially reducing human error and also providing a valuable tool, especially for less experienced readers, to interpret these complex scans. "Medicsight's CAD software has been ...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. Announces Presentation at 5th International Cystinosis Conference 2008

... table session of the conference. For more information on this event please visit: http://www.cystinosis.ie . Cystinosis is an inborn metabolic error characterized by abnormal transport of cystine, an amino acid, out of the lysosomes. Symptom onset typically occurs within the first year after ...

Applied Isotope Technologies will Exclusively Supply Biochemimarker(TM) Discovery Products for a Unique Pilot Study on Autism

... choices for ASD similar to the currently mandated PKU tests that are done for all newborn babies in the US." PKU, or phenylketonuria, is an inborn error of metabolism that affects 1 in 10,000 babies. Identification of PKU in children at birth allows immediate intervention through a special diet that ...

/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Resverlogix Corp./

... In TO339 transmitted at 1617e today, an error occurred in the first paragraph. The timing of the live teleconference should have read: "9:00 am MDT" and not "9:00 pm MDT". Corrected copy ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Announces First Quarter 2008 Results

... quarter's results, two errors affecting the Company's previously reported fourth quarter 2007 results were noted as requiring correction. The first error was the understatement of the fourth quarter 2007 income tax provision by $1.8 million for a non-cash charge related to the write off of ...

Angiotech announces filing of audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2007 and restatement of results for the year ended December 31, 2006

... Tax adjustment related to finalization of the 2007 income tax provision 5,184 - Correction of income tax error in 2006 and its reversal in 2007 1,900 (7,298) Reclassify income tax expense from discontinued ...
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