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Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled

... ketamine 3 minutes before painful stimulation, like injection of local anesthesia; Third, non-emetogenic - don't give drugs that make patients sick to their stomach. Brain-monitored, propofol-based anesthesia is the ideal. "Once patients understand what is in their best interest and they ...

Novel Product for the Prevention of Post-Surgical Adhesion Formation Completes Phase I Clinical Study

... adhesions lead to decreased strength and function of the affected joints, extensive post-operative physiotherapy and extended periods of sick leave. About PharmaSurgics PharmaSurgics in Sweden AB is a Gothenburg based biotech company that develops and commercializes a novel ...

Swine Flu Fears Generate Interest in UV Disinfection Technologies...Again

... show that about 50% of the surfaces we touch carry infectious strains of virus and bacteria, and that some pathogens -- the germs that make us sick -- can survive on surfaces for months! Public keyboards, elevator buttons, phones, ink pens, shopping carts and even magazines in a doctor's office ...

Swine Flu a Reminder: Using Hand Sanitizers Like Remi-D Helps Fight Infection

... hands. Remi-D contains natural moisturizers to make your hands look and feel healthier. Additionally, alcohol content can catch fire. Kids may become sick by ingesting it. Remi-D is kid-safe. Remi-D kills 99.99% of germs and is effective against MRSA and Staph. Experts say even a small ...

Chimerix Joins International Network of Organizations to Cure Malaria

... fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. People who get malaria are typically very sick with high fevers, shaking chills and flu-like illness. Malaria kills approximately one million people annually. The majority of its victims are ...

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

... Margolis went on to explain "There are six reasons why Embryonic Stem Cells will never make it out of the lab and into the bodies of sick Americans." Reason one, there is no need for still-useless embryonics. "We already have Repair (Adult) Stem Cells, the most powerful ...

Lytix Closes USD 10.4 Million Funding Round

... Knut Eidissen, added: "We are truly excited to be involved with such innovative projects - if we are successful we can potentially cure some very sick patients and save lives. It goes without saying that the commercial upside is significant for a company like ours, which aims to outlicense rights ...

Waters Corporation Gives Boost to Clinical Research Programs at University of Sherbrooke Hospital

... concentrations in biological samples such as tissue, blood, and urine. Using powerful software, it chemically compares samples, such as those from sick and healthy subjects. The information obtained can be used to diagnose a disease or to determine the efficacy of medical treatment. About ...

Tishcon Corp Reaches Donation Milestone Exceeds 1 Million Bottles of Multi-Vitamins for Nourish America

... lives. Last year, almost 50% of parents reported that their children are healthier, more energetic, and more physically active, sleep better, and are sick less often. One out of three parents said that their children's concentration, attitude, school work and even self-esteem had improved. "Raj Chopra ...

Video: Women Unsatisfied With Body and Breasts, Less Likely to Comply With Screenings, Including Mammography

... are most concerned about the treatment itself or its side effects, including those who mentioned going through chemotherapy or surgery (35%), being sick or weak (19%) or losing a breast (12%). For more information on the 2008 Breast Cancer Awareness Survey, to learn more about NWHRC's ...

Cystic Fibrosis - Axentis Pharma Takes Over Patents and Continues Development of Innovative Platform Technology

... despite their mutated structures - to escape enzymatic digestion. Dr. Gergely Lukacs who guided the experimental set-up in his labs at the sick Kids Hospital in Toronto explains: "In patients with cystic fibrosis, the protein CFTR (cystic fibrosis conductance regulator) with mutated structure ...

NASA Nanotechnology-Based Biosensor Helps Detect Biohazards

... outbreaks is frequent and comprehensive testing for each suspected pathogen, as most occurrences of pathogens are not detected until after people get sick or die. Biohazards can enter the water supply and food chain from a number of sources which are very difficult to uncover. Early Warning expects to ...

CEO Addresses Fort Worth Business Leaders About Developing Pandemic and Business Continuity Plans

... the first wave, officials expect 20 to 30% of people will become ill. Here in Tarrant County, that's 334,000 to 500,000 people who will get very sick in a very short period of time, inundating emergency rooms already strained to near capacity." According to Abercrombie, experts believe that many ...

James W. Backstrom, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer of Foundation Radiology Group

... a Pediatric Radiology Fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Buffalo, New York and a Pediatric Neuroradiology Fellowship at the Hospital for sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Backstrom has been Board Certified by the American College of Radiology since 1993. He will be based out of ...

Sparking Growth In Ontario's Biopharmaceutical Industry

... medicines and vaccines." "Ontario enjoys a vibrant, world-class health research sector," said Janet Rossant, Chief of Research, The Hospital for sick Children. "Incentives like this new biopharmaceutical investment program will ensure that partnerships between industry and researchers in Ontario ...

Genome Technology Magazine Names Top Young Investigators of 2007

... Bradley, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Colleen Delaney, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Canada Lars Feuk, Hospital for sick Children, Toronto Germany Laurence Ettwiller, European Molecular Biology Laboratory United Kingdom Matthew Hurles, Wellcome Trust ...

Patients Fail to Take Fake Medicines Risk Seriously

... medicine pipeline. Be vigilant, let us all work together to combat this vile trade." Graham Satchwell, security expert and author of 'A sick Business: Counterfeit Medicines and Organized Crime' commented at the launch: "Recent seizures of counterfeit medicines are the tip of the iceberg ...

Michigan Catholic Conference Responds to Formation of Embryonic Stem Cell Research Ballot Committee

... and called for over 500,000 Catholic homes to learn more about the facts of stem cell research as it relates to the Church's obligation to help the sick while protecting human life. Nearly 800 parishes also received educational information from the Conference and were encouraged to address the issue ...

K-State Research Leading to Software to Help Nation's Cattle Producers Identify Biosecurity Risks, Evaluate Impact of Cow-Calf Diseases Online

... impact biosecurity -- like where they import their cattle -- to questions of biocontainment, such as sanitation and how much contact healthy and sick cattle have with one another. It also looks at physical features like lighting, fencing and what type of access is given to visitors. Sanderson said ...

Genmab Amends Ofatumumab Pivotal Study in NHL to Single Arm Study

... will help to expedite a result. The lower dose (500 mg) was dropped to reduce the total number of patients to be accrued and ensure that these very sick patients receive the maximum dose. Data from patients who were already treated in the 500 mg dose group will be analyzed for safety and included in ...

New technique can be breakthrough for early cancer diagnosis

... inside a cell. The method provides a better potential to truly understand how proteins function in the cell and can show what is wrong with a sick cell, as in cancer, for instance. The refined method has the potential to revolutionize cancer diagnostics, so there has been a great deal of ...

YM BioSciences USA cleared by US FDA to initiate Phase II clinical trial of nimotuzumab in children with inoperable, recurrent brain cancer

... 15%, and recruitment is expected to be completed within approximately 18 months from initiation. The principal investigatory site is the Hospital for sick Children in Toronto, Canada where Drs. Eric Bouffet, Sylvain Baruchel, and Ute Bartels lead the international program. The US investigatory sites at ...

ONCOSCIENCE AG, THE EUROPEAN PARTNER OF YM BIOSCIENCES, ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF PATIENT ENROLLMENT IN PHASE III BRAIN CANCER TRIAL OF NIMOTUZUMAB

... has received clearance for a Canadian Phase II trial in children with recurrent DIPG for which the principal investigatory site is the Hospital for sick Children in Toronto, an internationally recognized Centre of Excellence in paediatric medicine." Positive European data from a completed second line ...

IT application streamlines fire fighting

... make automated calls to possible replacements if a staff member calls in sick and will make automated calls to preset calling groups if the department ... the hours they've worked that week, whether they have vacation time, sick time, or overtime," said Mike Layman, director of product marketing for ...

Turning Around a Sick Company

... One of the more difficult challenges in business is turning around a sick company before all of the assets are under water and the company is forced into bankruptcy. Realizing the painful reality of how bad things really ...

Lets Use Science to Corral Mad Cow Disease and the Public Stampede

... to human health. It is a history that should not be repeated now that mad cow disease (or bovine spongiform encephalopathy) has been discovered in a sick cow slaughtered in Washington state. Make no mistake: Mad cow disease should be taken seriously. However, thats not because of what we know about ...

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

... be blind alleys. But the promise is too great for the federal government and researchers to ignore. These cells might someday be encoded to replace sick or damaged brain cells, thus reversing or at least stabilizing Alzheimers and Parkinsons. They might replace damaged cells in spinal cords, or ...

Wisconsin company with SARS diagnostic role lands $13 million investment

... for studying gene expression and its effect on disease. In practical applications, the technology will help scientists understand why people get sick from disease and how the body responds to disease, he said. Peter Shagory of Baird Venture Partners said the company impressed its investor ...

Radiology advance points way to non-invasive brain-cancer treatment

... that makes you feel good about being a scientist," she says. "If you can really contribute to humanity and do something that's useful for people, for sick people, it's really incredibly gratifying." John Morgan is a writer for UW-Madison Communications. ...

Building the modern public-purpose university' should be UW System's goal

... While there's no shortage of public chatter about University of Wisconsin administrators taking sick leave or how much the football coaches are paid, there's rarely much talk about the core 21st century challenge facing the UW System in fact, all of ...

Symphony Corp. and CareEvolution to partner

... core, the organizations are trying to address a safety issue, Kalla said. "How do you access information from different providers when a patient gets sick or injured while traveling?" he asked. "At that point, you need to quickly pull information on patient medication and other clinical data to prevent ...

GenTel licenses next generation cancer research

... "that can be associated with cancer." The technology is still in the early stages, but a researcher could compare the results from a group of sick patients to those of healthy patients to pick out differences. These differences can be used to locate new diagnostic biomarkers, which in turn can ...

CEOs Gone Wild? Risks and rewards in the executive suite

... figures were disclosed by the company via a press release announcing his departure. I know the media has covered this story ad nauseum and you are sick of hearing about it. So I won't yammer on anymore about Nardelli's Everest-like severance (although there is an ironic symmetry between his $210 ...

Early Stage 7, Part I: Just what is an employee?

... parties intended to create; whether the employer provides the worker with employee-type benefits - such as insurance, pension plan, vacation pay, or sick pay; the permanency of the relationship; and the extent to which services performed by the worker are a key aspect of the regular business of the ...

Healthcare of business: Universal coverage plan includes new business taxes

... loss of productivity by those who are avoidably ill. There are other less tangible but very real costs as well. For example, your child might get sick because some of her classmates with an infectious condition are not adequately treated, or you may get into a car accident because the other person ...

Barriers will not stop convergence of medical technologies

... free-for-all carnival that Gray's Anatomy would have us believe, one of the most important judgment calls that is learned is whether the patient is sick or not. This is not in the sense that the patient is faking illness but rather the concept that young doctors gradually learn from experience, ...

The Right Brain: A neurological solution to the flattening world

... it must continue to focus on the R-Directed Thinking, High Concept, and High Touch part of biotechnology, particularly interaction with sick patients who live difficult and pain-ridden lives. They will be the source of new innovation for companies that are capable of linking seemingly ...

Enhanced siRNA Delivery and Long-term Gene Silencing

... deviations were below 5%. In this experiment, NHDF-neo cells with reduced cyclophilin mRNA levels became sick (showed increased cell death), and after two months it was no longer possible to propagate the cells; remaining cells were ...

Fluorescence-Based Single-Tube Assays to Rapidly Detect Human Gene Mutations

... (e.g., 384-well format). Acknowledgments The authors thank the following: Dr. P.N. Ray (Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, the Hospital for sick Children, Toronto, Canada) for providing the CF genotype-specific human genomic DNA; Dr. J.W. Longshore (Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, ...
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