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

... types: a dry (atrophic) and wet (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 decrease or loss of central vision, and eventual blindness. The preclinical stage ...

Culligan's New Aqua-Cleer Advanced Drinking Water SystemProvides Clean, Quality Water Customized for Every Home

... used in gasoline to reduce carbon monoxide and ozone levels caused by emissions. Releases of MTBE to ground and surface water can occur through leaking underground storage tanks and pipelines, spills, and emissions from marine engines into lakes and reservoirs. While public water systems monitor for ...

Santen and MacuSight Announce Collaboration and License Agreement for Sirolimus in Ocular Diseases and Conditions

... Macular Edema Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a serious manifestation of diabetic retinopathy that involves retinal swelling brought on by the leaking of fluid from small blood vessels within the macula. As the condition develops, central vision becomes blurred. DME can progress fairly rapidly and ...

MEDRAD(R) XDS(TM) Extravasation Detector Wins Medical Design Excellence Award

... Extravasation Detector has received a 2008 Medical Design Excellence Award(R) (MDEA). The XDS employs a technology that aids in the detection of leaking intravenous contrast media from the injection site into surrounding tissue during computed tomography (CT) diagnostic studies. (Logo: ...

Significant Reductions in Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Shown Using Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment in Those Aged 80 and Over

... important single cause of severe disability of people living in their own homes. - There are 2 types of stroke: a. Haemorrhagic - caused by blood leaking into brain tissue from a blood vessel within the brain. b. Ischaemic - caused by a clot occluding a blood vessel, resulting in loss of blood supply ...

Draining the Information Swamp

... Were not hydrologists, but it seems clear that the first thing to do when draining a swamp is to stop more water from leaking in. The same applies to an information swamp. Information not only needs to be better managed by information technologists as it leaks in, but also ...

Compliance at HP - Pretexting paranoia

... that Hewlett Packard used pretexting to spy on its board of directors was revealed. Because she was afraid that certain board members were leaking corporate initiatives, HP's chairwoman, Patricia Dunn, unilaterally authorized a project headed up by some independent electronic security experts ...

Practical Aspects of Evaluation of Chromatographic Data in Size Exclusion Chromatography

... on the basis of difference in marker RT, it usually scales the time axis. It thus can compensate for different flowrates (using different pump, leaking pump head seals etc.), however will not compensate for fluctuating flowrate by faulty valves, air bubles (causing in fact some offset of time ....

Determining the Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Optimal Photomultiplier gain setting in the GenePix 4000B

... Dark Current noise. In the case of PMTs, Dark Current noise can originate from the photocathode and/or from current leaking through the dynodes of the PMT. The GenePix 4000B has been designed to reduce dark current noise to negligible levels through ...
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