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International Survey Shows People Over Forty Ignore Risk of Blindness

... loss. They cause irreversible damage to the optic nerve and the eye damage develops over many ... treatment of glaucoma can prevent damage to the optic nerve and preserve healthy vision, which is ... glaucoma will include an eye pressure check, an optic nerve assessment and visual field examination." ...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

... that uses heat from a guided laser to close varicose veins. A small optic fiber is inserted through a needle into the varicose vein under ultrasound guidance. The laser is then activated and as the optic fiber is removed from the vein, it heats and closes the vein. This ...

EyeIC Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatchedFlicker(TM) Retinal Aid Detection Technology

... Hospital. "MatchedFlicker automatically aligns and alternates serial optic disc photographs, allowing the clinician to quickly inspect each ... MatchedFlicker has allowed me to make excellent use of historical optic nerve photos and plays a unique role in the detection of progressive ...

ScienceBased Health Announces the Launch of Diavis(TM), a New Dietary Supplement for the 81 Million Americans With or at Risk for Diabetes

... and other advanced research, to preserve macular and whole body health; optic Nerve Formula(R), a powerful formulation to protect optic nerve health; DiaVis(TM), a targeted formulation for those with diabetes ...

Global Stem Cell Forum in China Showcases Cutting Edge Research, Focuses on New Findings for iPS Cells

... such as cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, muscular dystrophy, and optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH). Biologists attending the Mandarin Chinese language ... trials targeting diseases like heart conditions, muscular dystrophy and optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH), and much more yet to be published stem cell ...

World Glaucoma Day Set for March 6th

... death of the cells in the eye which transmits visual images through the optic nerve to the brain. As the optic nerve becomes increasingly damaged, permanent vision loss and blindness ...

First U.K. Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Manchester, England on August 9th, 2009

... story of her daughter, Macie, who regained vision after stem cell treatment in China. Macie, at 15 years old, was denied a driver's permit because optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH) had left her legally blind. After stem cell treatment in China, Macie returned to the States and one year later had the ...

A breakthrough toward industrial production of fluorescent nanodiamonds

... fate and interactions in cultured cells or in the body. Similarly, fluorescence is used in material sciences to detect electromagnetic fields, for optic storage or tracking (notably to detect fake products). However, most of fluorescent dyes are made of molecules with a limited life time due to ...

Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol) Provides Long-Term Remission and Response Rates in Infliximab-Refractory Crohn's Patients

... of clinical symptoms and/or radiographic evidence of demyelinating disease. Rare cases of neurological disorders, including seizure disorder, optic neuritis, and peripheral neuropathy have been reported in patients treated with CIMZIA; the causal relationship to CIMZIA remains unclear. Exercise ...

Novagali Pharma Announces FDA Clearance of IND for Phase III of Catioprost(R), its Cationic Emulsion of Latanoprost in Patients With Glaucoma

... pharmaceutical product in phase III for the treatment of moderate to severe dry eye. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. It is estimated that more than 65 million people worldwide suffer from glaucoma, 4 million of whom in ...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Warns About Real Cost of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

... heart failure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, ataxia, autism, COPD, emphysema, Crohn's, and optic nerve disorders, among 100+ other conditions, are receiving successful stem cell treatments today on every continent but North America!" ...

Sirion Therapeutics Supplemental New Drug Application for Durezol(TM) to Treat Uveitis is Accepted for Review by the FDA

... of bleb formation. Adverse reactions associated with ophthalmic steroids include elevated intraocular pressure, which may be associated with optic nerve damage, visual acuity and field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, secondary ocular infection from pathogens including herpes ...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Weighs in on Reversal of Embryonic Stem Cell Policy

... to safely treat and improve the quality of life for thousands of patients, with successful treatments for multiple sclerosis, heart conditions, optic nerve disorders, diabetes and 100+ other treatable conditions. Margolis went on to explain "There are six reasons why Embryonic Stem Cells ...

New Data Suggest CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Active in Treating Moderate to Severe Crohn's Patients With Fistulizing Disease

... of clinical symptoms and/or radiographic evidence of demyelinating disease. Rare cases of neurological disorders, including seizure disorder, optic neuritis, and peripheral neuropathy have been reported in patients treated with CIMZIA (R) ; the causal relationship to CIMZIA (R) remains ...

Visualizing asthma-causing immune cells at work

... at single-cell resolution using various noninvasive real-time molecular imaging technologies (specifically, near-infrared fluorescence fiber optic bronchoscopy, intravital microscopy, and fluorescence-mediated tomography) following injection of an optical sensor that targets proteins produced by ...

World Sight Day - Britons at Risk of Losing Their Sight by Not Having Regular Eye Tests

... condition being the leading cause of preventable blindness in the UK(1). Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve. In most cases, this damage is caused by increased pressure inside the eye(3). Whereas most people are aware of the importance of checking ...

deCODE genetics Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... The progression of glaucoma can be slowed using various medications that promote the drainage of fluids from the eye and reduce pressure on the optic nerve. -- Diagnostics: Breast cancer. In the second quarter deCODE discovered a fourth set of common single-letter variants (SNPs) associated with ...

Brian Levy, OD, MSc, Named Chief Operating Officer of Danube Pharmaceuticals

... has been shown through novel mechanisms of action to both lower intraocular pressure (IOP) and to provide direct neuroprotective benefits to the optic nerve and its retinal ganglion cells, providing a dual approach to glaucoma therapy not provided by any currently marketed product. DNB-001 has been ...

Beike Biotech Opens Comprehensive Stem Cell Storage and Processing Facility in China

... like Ataxia, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Diabetic Feet, Lower Limb Ischemia, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Injury and optic Nerve Damage. This new central processing laboratory model supersedes Beike's prior need to build laboratories inside hospitals, meaning Beike ...

Barrett Katz, MD, MBA, Named CEO of Danube Pharmaceuticals

... has been shown through novel mechanisms of action to both lower intraocular pressure (IOP) and to provide direct neuroprotective benefits to the optic nerve and its retinal ganglion cells, providing a dual approach to glaucoma therapy not provided by any currently marketed product. DNB-001 has been ...

Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System to Be Prominently Featured at Digestive Disease Week(R)

... working channel through which diagnostic and therapeutic devices can be used in the biliary ducts. The system includes a miniature 6,000-pixel fiber optic probe attached to a camera that provides physicians with a direct view of a patient's bile ducts, overcoming some of the visual challenges ...

Melting defects could lead to smaller, more powerful microchips

... ruin chip performance in most applications. In integrated circuits, for instance, such flaws could cause current to leak and voltage to fluctuate. In optic devices, they could interfere with the transmission of light. In biological devices, they could impede the flow of DNA and other biomaterials. ...

Nikon Instruments Launches Fully-Automated A1 Confocal Laser Microscope Series

... features for confocal image and data acquisition, including Nikon's exclusive DISP (Dual Integration Signal Processing) and a high-speed fiber- optic communication data transfer system. DISP increases sensitivity by using a pair of integrating digitizers to assure data is gathered over the full ...

Stem Cell Leader Beike Biotech and China's Tsinghua University Receive US$4 Million for Stem Cell Reprogramming Laboratory

... -- Patients suffering from a range of debilitating illnesses, such as spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, optic nerve hypoplasia, multiple sclerosis and ataxia stand to benefit from a new laboratory, established with a Chinese Government grant. Such a ...

deCODE genetics Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

... test that can aid in risk assessment and early detection of XFG, enabling earlier therapeutic intervention to relieve pressure on the optic nerve and minimize vision loss. -- Pigmentation. deCODE has discovered variations in the human genome that influence pigmentation of hair, eyes ...

Laser Energetics to Integrate BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite Lasers in Medical and Dental Applications

... lasers into their medical and dental products. LEI's BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite laser's shorter fundamental tunable laser output and fiber optic beam delivery system can enhance medical and dental laser applications. The lasers may be used in the medical market for Photo Acoustic Imaging to ...

Third Security, LLC Hires Two New Managing Directors

... Technology sector of Pacific Century Cyber Works and Global TeleSystems, including a four-year period during which he lived in Russia building fiber optic systems and data networks in the Commonwealth of Independent States. Mr. Stark holds an executive MBA degree from Rutgers, the State University of ...

European EMEA Acceptance of Marketing Authorization Application Filing for SNT-MC17 in Friedreich's Ataxia by Santhera

... lead compound, SNT-MC17 (INN: idebenone), in the treatment of Friedreich's Ataxia (FRDA), Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and Leber's Hereditary optic Neuropathy (LHON). Another clinical program is investigating JP-1730 (INN: fipamezole) for the treatment of Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease (DPD) ...

Corona Optical Systems continues to excite investors

... Corona is a manufacturer of dime-sized fiber optic modules for telecommunications equipment. The ... next product, which will be a small, dense fiber optic module, said Corona Co-founder and Chief ... us. As we go forward, well make these fiber optic transmitter and receiver modules. Well take them, ...

Carlini beats drum for high-speed broadband

... when there is a Mercedes Benz option in fiber optic cable? The level of broadband service is an ... leadership are entering the fast lane with fiber optic cable in that "last mile" of connectivity. ... to invest in the deployment of fiber optic cable. He said the superior gigabits per second ...

Promegas Multiplexed Cell Viability and Apoptosis Assays performed on the PHERAstar

... 1) BMG LABTECH PHERAstar luminescence optic module BMG LABTECH PHERAstar fluorescence optic module (Ex: 485 nm; Em: 520 nm) BMG LABTECH PHERAstar fluorescence optic modules (Ex: 540 nm; Em: 590 nm) ...

Leadership is all about Vision

... years. Mr. Seidenberg is spending tens of billions of dollars on fiber optic high-speed connections right to homes and small business, in all the ... of small businesses. He is convinced that being the first with fiber optic connections will separate him from the pack of his telecommunication ...

Broadband bill will help develop rural Wisconsin

... much more likely to rely on telephone, cable or satellite systems. Fiber optic systems are in place in many communities, but its the last mile of access that is often the most expensive to connect. The cost of laying fiber optic cable ranges from $35,500 to $56,500 per mile, according to recent ...

Milwaukee runs out of patience with wireless Internet provider

... but it serves several of them - and area municipalities - with fiber optic and wireless data networks. The company is a woman-owned business that was ... owners of the Milwaukee-based Cablecom , a women-owned cable and fiber optic contractor. Combined, the two companies employ 70 people. Earlier this ...

Net neutrality: To control or not control, that is the question

... of content sites have been directly tied to the deployment of fiber optic broadband access networks by cable and telephone companies. Like computer ... franchise and rights-of-way barriers that hinder construction of fiber optic networks. We must remember that these networks are expensive to build ...

Wisconsin to host technology BarCamp USA

... to draw 5,000 technologists to the 90-acre site, which is near a fiber optic route that winds through Wisconsin. With the promise of fiber optic service at one of the newer fairgrounds in the state, and the opportunity ...

UW-Madison launches new high-speed research network

... Education, and Sciences Network, or BOREAS-Net, it forms a loop of fiber optic cable between UW-Madison, Iowa State University , the University of Iowa ... researchers in a positive position to write grant proposals, the fiber optic connections in Chicago and Kansas City enable them to connect directly at ...

Wired to the Max: Network 222

... geek laugh with delight. The building is served by OC192 fiber, equivalent to about 7,500 T1 lines. Because of that, every regional fiber optic carrier and telecom company has interconnects with the building, Kunkler said. In addition, Network222 is served by the same dual-circuit energy ...

Small Tree releases fiber-optic gigabit Ethernet adapters for Mac OS X

... networks using Power Macs or Xserve G4 and G5 systems can now take advantage of optical fiber's greater range than regular wire. "The Intel fiber optic adapters are extremely reliable and stable and are ideally suited for the Apple market where reliability and stability are well known," said Corky ...
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