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Dry Eye Survey: Ophthalmologists Cite Treatment Limitations/Gaps in Treatment of Moderate to Severe Dry Eye

... that helps to retain moisture, stabilize the tear film, and lubricate the eye. Nearly all of the ... frequency (66%), length of time preserving the tear film (66%) and length of time to effectiveness ... for more than two decades. Unlike artificial tear substitutes that have a residence time measured ...

Novagali Pharma Announces the Launch of Cationorm(R)

... symptoms. The cationic emulsion reproduces the tear mechanisms of action to act on the different levels of the tear film. Cationorm(R) uniquely combines lubricating ... the surface of the eye, replenishment of the tear film lipid layer and prevention ...

Bluestar Silicones Introduces Three New Soft and Durable Liquid Silicone Rubber Products

... market offering higher elongation and 50% greater tear strength than other 10-ShoreA durometer LSR products commercially available today. The high tear strength, elongation and resiliency of ... "Molders traditionally had to sacrifice tear or elongation to achieve a very soft product, ...

Aton Pharma Introduces Expanded Distribution of Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) at Hawaiian Eye

... for more than two decades. Unlike artificial tear substitutes that have a residence time measured ... acts to stabilize and thicken the pre- corneal tear film and prolong the tear film breakup time, which is usually accelerated ...

OPKO Health Acquires Rights to Clinical Stage Compound for Dry Eye

... were noted. Preliminary evidence suggests that civamide's effects on tear production result from its ability to modify signal transduction pathways ... Dry eye syndrome is caused by a variety of conditions such as insufficient tear production. It is estimated that 30 to 40 million Americans suffer from ...

Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend

... Banking and Media. "For the past couple of months some of the companies in the Index, such as Cougar Biotech, Geron, and Dendreon, have been on a tear pushing the year-to-date performance of the Index up a remarkable 16 percent, with a 5 percent jump in May alone. Vaulting development stage ...

Leading Refractive Eye Surgery Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Educate Peers at ASCRS Annual Meeting

... Houston laser eye surgery pioneer, Dr. Stephen Slade, of Slade Baker Vision , presented his dry eye research, a major nationwide study on different tear therapies as well as a study on PRK v. LASIK and the ICL. Dr. Slade also moderator the IntraLase, Femto and Crystalens user groups. The ...

Singapore Medicine - Singapore Doctors Use Hi-Tech Implant to Add Space to Narrowed Spinal Canals

... is the bane of many elderly folk -- buttocks and lower back pain. Also known as lumbar spinal stenosis, this is when spinal discs undergo wear and tear from natural degeneration. In the process, the spinal canals are narrowed and nerves may be impinged, causing the typical symptoms. To correct ...

Parion Sciences and Kainos Medicines Sign Clinical Development Agreement for Novel Dry Mouth Treatment

... syndrome is a chronic disorder that occurs when a person's immune system attacks and destroys moisture-producing glands, including the salivary and tear glands. There are currently no specific topical pharmaceutical medications to alleviate the symptoms of dry mouth associated with Sjogren's syndrome, ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches New, Reusable Cannula Line for Hip Arthroscopy

... it penetrates the hip and enters the joint socket. The cannula wall has been thickened to provide additional strength and prevent bending or wear and tear over time. "Surgeons are keenly aware of the potential for instrument-induced damage due to the nature of the hip anatomy," said Lisa Donnelly, ...

Self-assembled materials form mini stem cell lab

... structures large or small, pick up the material with tweezers, stretch it and even easily repair the sacs through self-assembly should the material tear or have some other defect. The sacs also are robust enough to be sutured by surgeons to biological tissues. The large (hyaluronic acid) and small ...

ISTO Technologies to Present at OneMedPlace Finance Forum

... otherwise have limited healing potential. Cartilage serves as a "shock absorber" protecting all joints, including spinal discs, from the wear and tear experienced during motion. InQu represents a new class of biomaterial designed to offer a number of clinical advantages to surgeons and patients. ...

ISTO Technologies Granted Key Patent for Cartilage Cell Expansion by the United States Patent Office

... which otherwise have limited healing potential. Cartilage serves as a "shock absorber" protecting all joints including spinal discs from the wear and tear experienced during motion. Degeneration of cartilage in joints and spinal discs often leads to irreversible damage, causing pain and disability. Two ...

Boundaryless: Economic Development?

... B.S. that crippled GEs ability to move nimbly into markets, execute quickly on decisions, and empower people. Economic developers would do well to tear a note from Welchs playbook. Why? Because markets are already moving in boundaryless fashion. Its time economic developers craft policies, measures, ...

Wisconsin Manufacturing - demise or survival?

... the states leaders can serve as the bully pulpit to send a message that we can build on our manufacturing base for tomorrows economy, not tear it up and make room for a new economy as some are suggesting. Manufacturing in Wisconsin is not a dead industry! Technology can play a critical ...

Are You Ready for Identity Theft?

... at work or at home to drop off outgoing mail. 10 Points You carry your military ID in your wallet at all times. 10 Points You do not shred or tear banking and credit information when you throw it in the trash. 10 Points You provide your Social Security Number whenever asked, without asking ...

What If We Cut Our Own Path?

... to know how they did it and tries to copy their success. As with most things in life however, one size does not fit all. What if Wisconsin didnt tear down its strengths just to find out that being a wannabe wasnt necessarily the best route after all. Employees who like stability, who like to grow ...

Oshkoshs Pierce Security Vehicle Ranked in top 100 Technological Innovations for 2003

... positive pressure inside the vehicle and uses a variety of filters to cleanse the air of contaminants, including chemical warfare agents, anthrax and tear gas. Recent purchasers of the Pierce Mobile Command Posts include Las Vegas Fire Rescue and the police department of Honolulu. Pierce ...

Hot Technology, Hot Jobs and Cool Communities

... business a boost. Since the only way out of a recession has typically been through small business growth, Wisconsins small business community should tear a page from MNs playbook and invest in technologies to make our small businesses more sustainable in a global environment. WTN: What are the ...

Beware the Dreaded Off-Site Technology Meeting

... their innermost feelings and put on blindfolds in order to help each other bump into trees in the woods. These are the events that make you want to tear off the blindfold and cold cock the guy who concocted this ridiculous event. "Gee," you think, "when I came to the interview and said I wanted to ...

The passing of Ronald Reagan, and other Americans, is a reminder of the promise of stem-cell research

... appeal by 58 senators, including both from Wisconsin, may help revive the debate early next year. To paraphrase Nancy Reagans late husband, help us tear down this wall. ...

International Paper takes RFID out of the lab and into its warehouses

... temperatures, an existing wireless network that had to be moved to a different frequency because it interfered with the RFID sensors, and the wear, tear and shock of transport. With paper rolls weighing several tons, studies found that equipment on the back of one of the warehouse trucks could ...

A cry for unity for the economy of southeast Wisconsin

... Michael Cudahay, founder of Marquette Medical Systems, illustrated this lack of leadership by saying that people he had talked to seemed proud to tear down the old smokestacks that stood in the way of progress, but no one knew exactly how to proceed when asked. Theres a critical mass we need to ...

Super advertising slogans, and super costs

... imaginary titles from a CEO to shipper or an engineer to garbage collector, and so on. Each participant had to make a mock costume from a large tear sheet from the flip chart. 48 hours of role playing later, they came up with a distilled series of universally accepted words: life,without,the card ...

What $750m means: a review of the state biotech plan

... the building. Previously officials had speculated that up to two-thirds of the cost could be privately funded. To make room, the university will tear down an entire block between University Avenue and West Johnson Street where the two split on the west side of campus. This block is nestled between ...

Innovation expert speaks on the business-IT balancing act

... Koulopoulos: There are two ways that people often think of innovation and business process re-engineering. One is the magnificent way. Let's tear it all apart and rebuild it on a clean sheet of paper. There are very few opportunities in the world where one can do that. Yet I think people often ...

Application-Specific PVDF Membranes: Immun-Blot PVDF Membrane for Western Blotting and Sequi-Blot PVDF Membrane for Protein Sequencing, Rev C

... The results are consistently clean, easy-to-read blots. The physical strength of Immun-Blot PVDF membrane means that it will not crack or tear during common handling, and will hold up under repeated stripping and reprobing applications. ...
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