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bwin and Harvard Medical School Faculty Sign 5-Year Research Cooperation Agreement

... implementing the findings of the world's largest longitudinal study. The Division on Addictions at the ... inquiries, including the first ever scientific longitudinal study of actual internet gaming behavior, ... over a 36-month period, making it the largest longitudinal study of its kind worldwide. Because it relies on ...

Bringing a New Rhythm to Cardiology Workflow: Siemens Demonstrates Answers to Cardiology's Toughest Questions

... need all images and data accessible at one workstation and available via a longitudinal clinical repository. This solution helps enable the goal of a seamless, ... all images and data accessible at one workstation and available via a longitudinal clinical repository. This solution helps enable the goal of a ...

Study Finds Noninvasive Blood Test for Liver Fibrosis May Alleviate Need for Liver Biopsies for Some Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

... spared 103 of the 391 study participants with chronic HCV the need for liver biopsy, with advanced fibrosis missed in one patient. We look forward to longitudinal studies that may prospectively assess the usefulness of Hepascore in clinical strategy for monitoring, treating and possibly alleviating the need for ...

HealthCore Responds to Need for Real-world Health Outcomes Information on Drugs and Devices with Physician Network and Prospective Effectiveness Research

... plans to deliver more accurate and up-to-date information on patient outcomes. HealthCore's research environment includes one of the largest longitudinal repositories of real-world health plan, practitioner and patient data existing in a single database in the United States. These research ...

Disability and Poor Quality of Life Associated With Treatment Failure Gout Patients

... N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT ) announced today the print publication of the Savient-supported longitudinal observational (non-interventional) study of patients with treatment failure gout (TFG). The objective of the study was to determine the baseline ...

World BioBank(TM) Launch Benefits Advanced Medical Research

... S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, President of ACORN. One of World BioBank's distinguishing features is its commitment to marry samples to a wealth of longitudinal medical data and tissue-specific data, including both pathology data and quality measures that are often very difficult to obtain. "With a strong ...

SmartGene, Inc. Enters Collaboration with Virco Lab, Inc. to Enhance HIV Genotyping and Resistance Interpretation Services in US

... resulting virco(R)TYPE HIV-1 resistance reports within their SmartGene database. "HIV clinicians and laboratorians understand the importance of longitudinal data to resistance assessment; they value the insight gained from reinterpreting sequences with updated algorithms and comparing results derived from ...

VisEn Launches Next-Generation Fast ('Fluorescence Activatible Sensor Technology') Agent Platform for Expanded Performance in Imaging Disease Biomarkers In Vivo

... more versatility in pre-clinical study designs, greater breadth of imaging data and even more biomarker multiplexing for our customers, especially in longitudinal studies of disease progression and therapeutic response." VisEn's proprietary in vivo imaging agents and labels, including the FAST ...

VisualSonics to Sell Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) LAB on a Worldwide Basis to Animal Imaging Market

... observations of neuronal activity on freely moving animals with behavioral studies. The minimal invasiveness of Cellvizio LAB and its adaptability to longitudinal studies make it also a key-element for research fields such as cancer, stem cell and gene delivery research. As a new molecular imaging technique, ...

New study indicates smallpox vaccination effective for decades

... vaccinia smallpox vaccine should be used first on individuals who have not been vaccinated previously. Examining 246 participants of the Baltimore longitudinal Study of Aging, investigators from the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes ...

GYNECARE PROLIFT+M(TM) Pelvic Floor Repair System Launched in US for Use in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

... This mesh also has properties that help the surgeon place the mesh more easily because it resists wrinkling and folding, and it has increased longitudinal elasticity while maintaining lateral support to ensure pliability after surgery. The new design may improve vaginal wall compliance and allow for ...

New study indicates smallpox vaccination effective for decades

... vaccinia smallpox vaccine should be used first on individuals who have not been vaccinated previously. Examining 246 participants of the Baltimore longitudinal Study of Aging, investigators from the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes ...

BioStorage Technologies Serves as Repository for Landmark Study of Coronary Artery Disease

... -- BioStorage Technologies, Inc. (BST) will serve as the biorepository partner for the first phase of the Indiana Health Study, a new landmark longitudinal study of coronary artery disease. This community-based research initiative will utilize the population of Indianapolis and surrounding areas as study ...

NxStage Announces Access to Demographic and Outcomes Information for the Growing U.S. Daily Home Hemodialysis Patient Population

... available, while not derived from a controlled study, provides a current, accurate picture of who is participating in daily home hemodialysis and a longitudinal view of the clinical outcome trends emerging from the growing use of this therapy. We will continue to enhance collective knowledge about the use of ...

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Maquet Affiliates

... vein using very small incisions. Endoscopic procedures have been shown to minimize scarring, morbidity and infection associated with traditional longitudinal incisions. Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of medical devices for cardiac and vascular surgery. The ...

Global Study Reveals Differences in Standard of Care for Osteoporosis Across the World

... Europe than in North America and Australia. Identifying important regional differences is just one aim of a landmark observational study, the Global longitudinal Registry of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW), which will monitor the health of over 60,000 older women (more than or equal to 55 yrs) worldwide for 5 ...

Asthma Uncontrolled in More Than 40 Percent of Adults With the Disease, New Landmark Survey Shows

... the first phase of the study which is the baseline data. A subset of the initial population will be followed on a quarterly basis to generate longitudinal data on asthma control, missed work and school, medication use and seasonal variation in asthma control. About Asthma Asthma is a chronic lung ...

Synvista Therapeutics Increases Commercial Focus by Appointing David C. Tantillo Senior Director of Marketing and Sales

... Hp 1-1, Hp 1-2 and Hp 2-2, can be identified using a proprietary ELISA assay being developed by Synvista. In multiple independent prospective longitudinal studies of more than 20,000 individuals, it has been established that the Haptoglobin genotype is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular ...

More Than Half of Patients Treated for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Receive Boehringer Ingelheim's Flomax as First-Line Therapy

... rate. About Treatment Algorithm Insight Series Decision Resources combines in-depth primary research with the most extensive claims-based longitudinal patient-level data from PharMetrics(R) to provide exceptional insight into physicians' prescribing trends and the factors that drive therapy product ...

Teva Pharmaceutical's Altered Peptide Ligand Copaxone Boasts the Greatest Patient Share Among First- and Second-Line Therapies for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

... effects. About Treatment Algorithm Insight Series Decision Resources combines in-depth primary research with the most extensive claims-based longitudinal patient-level data from PharMetrics(R) to provide exceptional insight into physicians' prescribing trends and the factors that drive therapy product ...

Synvista Therapeutics Highlights Newly Published Data Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotype Testing In People with Diabetes

... phenotypes linked to the three genotypes, Hp 1-1, Hp 1-2 and Hp 2-2, can be identified using an ELISA assay. In multiple independent prospective longitudinal studies of more than 20,000 individuals, it has been established that the Haptoglobin genotype is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular ...

CareEvolution and SCHIEx Named Interoperability Finalists for 2008 Microsoft Healthcare Users Group (MS-HUG) Healthcare Innovation Awards

... prescription history sources, the state immunization registry, and local and regional EMR enabled health care providers. In addition to serving as a longitudinal Health Record portal, the project serves as a statewide record locator service (RLS) that is being used by emerging regional health information ...

Eisai/Pfizer's Aricept Owns a Dominating 42.4% Patient Share for First-Line Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

... Razadyne ER." About Treatment Algorithm Insight Series Decision Resources combines in-depth primary research with the most extensive claims-based longitudinal patient-level data from PharMetrics(R) to provide exceptional insight into physicians' prescribing trends and the factors that drive therapy product ...

eHealth Initiative Foundation Launches Collaborative Research Effort to Improve Drug Safety

... the safeguards that are in place to assure patient privacy. "Detecting adverse drug or device events is yet another example of how standardized, longitudinal data can be leveraged to improve the safety of patient care," said J. Marc Overhage, MD, PhD, Director of the Regenstrief Institute. John Glaser, ...

Forest Laboratories' Lexapro and Generics-Dominated Fluoxetine Lead First-Line Therapy in the Treatment for Major Depression

... early therapy." About Treatment Algorithm Insight Series Decision Resources combines in-depth primary research with the most extensive claims-based longitudinal patient-level data from PharMetrics(R) to provide exceptional insight into physicians' prescribing trends and the factors that drive therapy product ...

Patient Treatment for Bipolar Disorder Varies Depending on Doctor Specialty; Well Designed Clinical Trials May Be The Answer

... time period. About Treatment Algorithm Insight Series Decision Resources combines in-depth primary research with the most extensive claims-based longitudinal patient-level data from PharMetrics(R) to provide exceptional insight into physicians' prescribing trends and the factors that drive therapy product ...

The PLSG Invests $150,000 in Coventina Healthcare Enterprises, Inc., Its Eighth Company Relocation to Pittsburgh

... helically coiled wires which deliver gentle, deep, therapeutic heating along the length of the body part during treatment. This highly efficient, longitudinal field surrounds and gently "bathes" the treatment area in RF energy. This approach virtually eliminates the risk of injury to the patient, removes ...

Study shows that genes can protect kids against poverty

... and her colleagues studied genetic and environmental differences among 1,116 mothers and their five-year-old same-sex twins, part of the E-Risk longitudinal study being conducted in England and Wales. "Children in our study experienced more than just poverty, as measured by family income level," ...

Camtronics to integrate medical records at cardiology center

... them to access and view patient information from their homes and offices. Camtronics claims Vericis is the first system to provide an integrated, longitudinal view of information about a patients cardiovascular care. It pulls together information from multiple locations and different types of tests to ...

A week in UW research: fusion, racing and sleep

... has lasted more than 15 years, allowing the researchers to see long-term changes and trends in the sleep diaries and lab tests of participants. longitudinal studies such as this, though time-consuming, can provide a different view than snapshots of a study group at one point in time. Results have been ...

State campaign seeks to reverse negative perception of manufacturing work

... "I am Wisconsin Manufacturing" adopted the slogans: Earn More: Play More and Great Career: Great Life. "One is instantaneous; the other is a longitudinal attitude emphasizing a future career and great life," said Holmes. "In order to pull it off, we knew it needed to be a multimedia campaign and that ...

Transformation of Nematodes With the Helios Gene Gun

... normally propel the worm forward or backward in a sweeping sinusoidal motion, will cause the nematode instead to roll over its longitudinal axis and to move in circles (Mello et al., 1991; Fire, 1986; Kramer et al., 1990). In the case of L. sigmodontis, no special selection ...

Optimization of Biolistic Transformation Using the Helium-Driven PDS-1000/He System

... obtained from a local produce market. The main stems were sectioned into approximately 1 cm squares (2-4 mm thick), and nine longitudinal sections were placed in a 3 x 3 array in the center of 100 mm Petri plates containing 1% agar (Klein, et al., 1991). The agar acted ...

The let-7 microRNA Family Regulates RAS: Implications for Development and Oncogenesis

... stage [3], which is when these cells exit the cell cycle, fuse together, and excrete cuticular alae (the longitudinal external ridges on the sides of each animal) [4]. To understand how the let-7 gene family affects cell ...

PCR Optimization

... A maximum gradient of 20C can be programmed over the Block, so that every longitudinal row of the block would carry out an individual temperature, either for annealing, elongation, or denaturation. This figure ...
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