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International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) Announces First CMPP Exam Window Closes, Next Opportunity in September

... they must pass the validated 150-item, multiple-choice, computer-based examination administered at an approved testing center. This exam assesses candidates' ... and non-members. Eligibility criteria and other details related to the examination process are covered in the ISMPP CMPP Handbook, available at ...

University of Southern California Receives Cancer Diagnosis System for Detecting Esophageal Dysplasia

... The hypothesis that the sensitivity of a WavSTAT-assisted endoscopic examination improves that of standard endoscopy alone will be tested. If this ... intestinal metaplasia. Currently, Barrett's can only be confirmed by examination of tissue biopsies obtained during an endoscopy of the esophagus. ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces 2008 First Quarter Results

... we will complete our 100-litre scale up studies and will continue our examination of a lyophilization (freeze drying) process for REOLYSIN(R). We continue ... still expect to finalize our 100-litre scale up studies and continue the examination of a lyophilization process for REOLYSIN(R) in 2008. Once our 100-litre ...

FDA Clears First Medical Product Made From Yulex(R) Natural Rubber

... FDA provides 510(k) on examination gloves made from U.S.-sourced guayule rubber that is naturally safe for ... device made from guayule, a desert crop native to the U.S. Southwest. The examination gloves made with patented Yulex(R) natural rubber, and cleared by the FDA, ...

Looking Older Than You Are May Have Little to Do With Wrinkles

... critical," she explained. "You can find the breaks in the facial plane with certain manipulations of the skin and a really intense visual examination of the highlights and shadows that skin contours create. The balance of convex and concave contours makes the difference between looking older - or ...

Monitoring Circulating Tumor Cells With the CellSearch(R) System Can Predict Prognosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer

... test results should be used in conjunction with all clinical information derived from diagnostic tests (e.g., imaging, laboratory tests), physical examination and complete medical history in accordance with appropriate patient management procedures. For further information on intended use, warnings and ...

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

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Data on WaferGen's SmartChip(TM) System to be Presented at 3rd Annual Rediscovering Biomarkers Conference

... Center. The focus of this program is the validation of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that are related to breast cancer, as well as an examination of the impact the validated SNPs have on patients' disease prognosis and response to treatment. About the SmartChip Real-Time PCR System ...

Exenatide Once Weekly New Drug Application Submitted to FDA for Type 2 Diabetes

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Ansell Healthcare Espresses Firm Commitment to Support Continued Education of Healthcare Professionals Worldwide

... main business segments: Occupational Healthcare, supplying hand protection to the industrial market; Professional Healthcare, supplying surgical and examination gloves to healthcare professionals; and Consumer Healthcare, supplying sexual health products and consumer hand protection. Information on Ansell and ...

Groundbreaking Research Begins for Pancreatic and Lung Cancers

... gene expression patterns in pancreatic tumor tissue are compared with those present in the normal pancreas tissue. Microarray technology allows examination of more than 20,000 genes in a single experiment. Differences in the expression of genes encoding cellular proteins are of special interest with ...

Exenatide Clinical Data Analysis Shows No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Medivation Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

... Administration (FDA) informed us that we could begin a Phase 3 trial of Dimebon in patients with Huntington's disease using the Mini-Mental State examination (MMSE) and the Clinician's Interview-based Impression of Change, plus caregiver input (CIBIC-plus) as co-primary endpoints. Discussions with the ...

Strengthening Forensic Toxicology in the United States: The American Board of Forensic Toxicology Response to the National Academy of Sciences Recommendations

... the American Board of Forensic Toxicology is to establish and enhance voluntary standards for the practice of forensic toxicology and for the examination and recognition of scientists and laboratories providing forensic toxicology services. Please visit www.ABFT.org for more information. ...

Safer nanoparticles spotlight tumors, deliver drugs

... and their safety. Large particles can hold more of a drug. Yet they self-destruct, and the remnants can be filtered away by the kidneys. Close examination of vulnerable organs like liver, spleen and kidney, which help to remove toxins, revealed no lasting changes in mice treated with the new ...

FDA Approves ULORIC(R) (febuxostat) for the Chronic Management of Hyperuricemia in Patients with Gout

... the risk for developing gout. Gout is the most common inflammatory arthritis in men over age 40. According to the National Health and Nutrition examination Survey III 1988-1994, an estimated 5.1 million Americans suffer from gout. It is a chronic condition characterized by attacks, or "flares," marked by ...

Hepatitis C Virus Patient Opportunity Exists Within Many of the Major U.S. Local Markets

... U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and provides: Disease-specific prevalence numbers for each U.S. state and MSA examination of treatment rates for the disease population to create percent treated and percent untreated estimates by state and MSA Unique analysis of ...

BioComp Pharma Launches First Generic Drug for Tindamax(R)

... . Last accessed: January 24, 2009. (5) J.E. Allsworth, J.F. Peipert. "Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis: 2001-2004 National Health and Nutrition examination Survey Data," Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007; 109(1): 114-120. (6) Bacterial Vaginosis - CDC Fact Sheet. Centers for Disease Control. Accessed at: ...

New Multi-Center Study Finds Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Screening Significantly Improves Detection of Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns

... the positive predictive value of pulse oximetry screening was at least seven times higher than the best-case scenario for standard neonatal physical examination alone (20.7% vs. 3.1%). Undiagnosed CHD presents devastating long-term morbidity and mortality risks, with 10-30 percent of the babies who die ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Life-Threatening Plaque

... Pa., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The first patient receiving focal preventive treatment for vulnerable plaque recently underwent a 6-month follow-up examination that revealed successful stabilization of the target plaque. The interventional cardiology team led by Professor Patrick W. Serruys, MD, PhD, of ...

PharmSource and BioProcess Technology Consultants Announce Publication of New Market Report: Cell Culture Manufacturing Capacity: Trends and Outlook through 2013

... strategic supply decisions. "Cell Culture Manufacturing Capacity: Trends and Outlook through 2013" provides a timely and detailed examination of these issues. In this definitive report, foremost experts BioProcess Technology Consultants and PharmSource Information Services provide an ...

FBI unveils science of anthrax investigation

... Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), and to Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). The samples looked different, in part because of how the samples were prepared, which made examination initially difficult. When bacillus anthracis spores are weaponized, the spores are coated with silica nanoparticles that look almost like lint ...

ATS Forcefield Anti-platelet Technology Continues to Demonstrate Positive Results

... study that has demonstrated the longer term sustained effect of Forcefield on a functioning mechanical heart valve implanted in the mitral position. examination of the surviving animals confirmed essentially zero presence of platelets on the surface of the heart valves after 90 days without the use of ...

GenOdyssee Receives Broad Product Applications Protection in EU for Founding Natural Evolution Technology

... the USA and are pending in an additional 17 countries including Japan and emerging countries like China where HCV is also a major health problem. examination procedures by the international patent offices have not revealed any relevant prior art to such product or to the natural evolution technology ...

EntreMed's ENMD-2076 Demonstrates Tumor Regression in Human Colon Cancer Model

... was observed at doses of 200 mg/kg ENMD-2076 per day. Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) and post-study histological examination of tumors suggest that the antitumor effects of ENMD-2076 are exerted through a combination of antiangiogenic and antiproliferative actions. Further ...

Can Algae Biofuels Satisfy the World's Growing Biofuel Needs? Upcoming Webinar Shares the Latest Commercialization Strategies and Challenges

... Biofuels at the upcoming "Algae Biofuels: The REAL Story" webinar. This webinar separates facts from fiction and will provide a critical examination of several key issues central to long-term commercial success. Singapore (PRWEB) October 21, 2008 -- As nations re-assess ...

FDA Approves AstraZeneca's SEROQUEL XR(R) for the Treatment of Bipolar Depression and Bipolar Mania

... Warnings and Precautions also include the risk of orthostatic hypotension, cataracts, seizures, hyperlipidemia, and possibility of suicide attempts. examination of the lens by methods adequate to detect cataract formation, such as slit lamp exam or other appropriately sensitive methods, is recommended at ...

FBI unveils science of anthrax investigation

... Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), and to Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). The samples looked different, in part because of how the samples were prepared, which made examination initially difficult. When bacillus anthracis spores are weaponized, the spores are coated with silica nanoparticles that look almost like lint ...

New USP 797 Regulations May Create New Hazards for Compounding Pharmacy Directors

... audit to help compounding pharmacies determine their USP 797 compliance level and corresponding preparation. The audit includes an examination of the compounding pharmacy service's physical facility footprint, drug compounding procedures, operational policies and training programs. Microtest ...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Passes First Phase Examination for (CE) Certification

... quality control systems, and products met CE certification standards. The Company is currently working on the second phase of the CE certification examination and estimates that it could begin to export products to the EU with the CE mark starting in 2008. (For more information visit ...

Intact Medical Corporation's Intact(R) Excise XL Receives 510(K) Marketing Clearance from the FDA

... surgical excisions. In August 2005, the company received expanded approval for the System, allowing its use to obtain tissue samples for histologic examination with partial or complete removal of an imaged abnormality, or partial removal of a palpable abnormality that has been classified as benign. For ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly Provide Context for FDA Alert for BYETTA

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(4) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(5) In ...

Half of Surveyed Physicians Expect to Replace Between 6 Percent and 15 Percent of Their Sustiva Prescriptions with Isentress

... representatives in the United States; analysis of events and survey participants' responses to them; insight into prescribing patterns; and an examination of the implications of events and issues for the pharmaceutical market. About Decision Resources Decision Resources ...

Nano-sized 'trojan horse' to aid nutrition

... similarly treated nanoparticles into food items, similar to adding Omega-3 to bread or milk. "For catechins the class of antioxidants under examination and among the most potent dietary antioxidants -- only between 0.1 and 1.1 per cent of the amount consumed makes it into our blood. If we can improve ...

Rosetta Genomics Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... material. This is critical because small cell lung cancer, which is generally not treated surgically, can be confused on microscopic examination with non-small cell carcinoma(2). Rosetta Genomics has identified unique microRNA biomarkers that may be used to differentiate small from ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces 2008 Second Quarter Results

... REOLYSIN(R) for our clinical trial program throughout 2008. We believe we will complete our 100-litre scale up activities and will continue our examination of a lyophilization (freeze drying) process for REOLYSIN(R). We continue to estimate, based on our expected activity for 2008 that our average ...

ISMPP Applauds AAMC Clarification on Ghostwriting Versus Transparent Writing Collaboration in Scientific Publications

... presentations of any kind, oral or written, to be ghostwritten by any party, industry or otherwise." "Heightened awareness and rigorous examination of academic and industry involvement with clinical publications has become an increasingly prevalent topic in the medical literature. As is often the ...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

... frequency into the sample and then observing the frequency of the outgoing light. Delivering light from a sharp tip allows a much more targeted examination of the sample, possibly even permitting the spectroscopic study of single molecules. (Talk CTuCC1, "Bright Photoluminescence from GaAs and InGaAs ...

Rosetta Genomics Announces Three New Diagnostic Tests to Enter Development

... the pathologic material. This is critical because small cell lung cancer, which is generally not treated surgically, can be confused on microscopic examination with non-small cell carcinoma(2). Rosetta Genomics has identified unique microRNA biomarkers that may be used to differentiate small from non-small ...

Northwestern chemist investigates lost reds in Homer painting

... are there." In preparing for the Art Institute's major Homer exhibition, conservators discovered, using X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and visual examination through a microscope, that the painting's white skies were originally painted in unstable red and orange dyes that have almost completely faded. ...
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(Date:11/11/2014)...  Forensicon, Inc., a Chicago -based ... the promotion of Yaniv Schiff from Senior ... Schiff,s new role as Director, he will lead company ... examiners and provide leadership within the company,s digital forensics ... Schiff joined Forensicon in 2006 ...
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