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Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

... impact of higher sales-related deductions and a contraction of pipeline inventories relative to the prior ... quarter ended June 30, 2009, offset in part by a contraction of pipeline inventories relative to the prior ... a decrease in filled prescriptions of 12.0% and a contraction of pipeline inventories relative to the prior ...

Measurement technique probes surface structure of gold nanocrystals

... atoms being contracted. The force behind the contraction is attributed to the smoothing of surface ... What is surprising, Zuo said, is that the contraction depends on the crystal facets. Atoms on facets ... fewer bonds dominate, and lead to a much smaller contraction on other facets. This behavior is markedly ...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

... sales-related deductions during the quarter ended March 31, 2009 and a contraction in pipeline inventories relative to the prior year period. This decrease ... of 15.4% and higher average selling prices, offset in part, by a contraction of pipeline inventories relative to the prior year quarter. Net sales of ...

InsureMyTrip.com Informs Travelers of Insurance Companies Response to Swine Flu

... or medical evacuations and expenses due to the covered person's contraction of the Swine Flu may be covered (one particular exception would be the ... medical events, including those resulting from an insured traveler's contraction of Swine Flu, would be covered. If an insured is subjected to an ...

Boehringer Ingelheim Plans to Launch U.S. Registry to Assess the State of Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

... fibrillation is a disorder in which the normally regular and coordinated contraction pattern of the heart's two small upper chambers (the atria) becomes irregular and uncoordinated. The contraction pattern associated with AF causes blood to pool up in the atria ...

Final Patient Completes Treatment In Boehringer Ingelheim's RE-LY(R) Study, The Largest Atrial Fibrillation Outcomes Trial To Date

... fibrillation is a disorder in which the normally regular and coordinated contraction pattern of the heart's two small upper chambers (the atria) becomes irregular and uncoordinated. The chaotic contraction pattern associated with atrial fibrillation causes blood to pool up in the ...

Scientists ID Uterine Muscle Switch for Contractions

... say they've found the switch that activates the uterine muscles for contraction during childbirth, a finding that may lead to therapies for preterm labor. ... involved in muscle contraction. The same chemicals also increased the contraction of these tissue strips in response to the hormone oxytocin. The ...

Response Times Vary for In-Hospital Heart Attacks

... or undereducated staff. Defibrillation is a process in which an electronic device gives the heart an electric shock. This helps restore normal contraction rhythms in a heart having dangerous arrhythmia or in cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association recommends that defibrillation be performed ...

Wanted: Orange County, California Licensed Pharmacy Technicians

... hot right now," says Christa Shapiro, regional vice president for Adecco in Southern California. "The healthcare industry continues to grow despite contraction in the rest of the economy. Individuals who have the right mix of experience in the pharmaceuticals industry combined with great customer service ...

Wanted: Oklahoma City Licensed Pharmacy Technicians

... the area is very hot right now," says Roxy Herman, regional vice president for Adecco in Oklahoma. "The healthcare industry continues to grow despite contraction in the rest of the economy. Individuals who have the right mix of experience in the pharmaceuticals industry combined with great customer service ...

Waging War on Wrinkles: Infini Cosmetic Associates Now Offers Recent FDA Approved Dysport - The Botox Alternative

... thousands of times. Hall explains - "expression lines" are often called frown lines, crow's feet, or forehead lines and appear due to the contraction of a muscle under the skin in that area. BOTOX® Cosmetic offers a much safer, less invasive option than cutting the muscle and provides more ...

St. Jude Scientists Discover a New Mechanism Controlling Neuronal Migration

... in migrating neurons to show how it positions the machinery that will eventually elicit movement of the cell," Solecki said. "We also found that contraction of Myosin II in the leading portion of a neuron powers movement." Critical to the researchers' success was the development of a computer ...

Gene Mutation Is Linked to Heart Muscle Disease

... a protein that plays a role in the structure and function of the heart. "Our study indicates that variants in ANKRD1 result in dysfunction of the contraction apparatus and signaling machinery of the heart -- the method by which cells communicate to influence heart function," Dr. Jeffrey Towbin, co-director ...

Model for new generation of blood vessels challenged

... connecting tissue cells, so-called myofibroblasts, wander in and pull the wound together. In the study being published it is shown that this wound contraction governs the in-growth of new blood vessels. Since it is a matter, at least initially, of the expansion of already existent blood vessels that have ...

Results from 8 late-breaking clinical trials presented at Heart Failure 2009

... Failure Association, described the trials' objectives and main implications. A multicentre study of a new inotropic drug (which increases the contraction and pumping of the heart), CK-1827452, found that it increases systolic function in stable heart failure patients and was well tolerated in a proof ...

Infini Cosmetic Associates Offers Boomer Stimulus Packages to Offset Aging and Help Job Seekers Get a Fresh Start

... the same expression thousands of times. These "expression lines", often called frown lines, crow's feet, or forehead lines are due to the contraction of a muscle under the skin in that area. Luckily, BOTOX® Cosmetic offers a much safer, less invasive option and provides more predictable and ...

Farnesoid X receptor regulates cystathionase

... a chow diet supplemented with 5 mg/kg body weight of 6E-CDCA while the FXR ligand failed to up-regulate CSE mRNA expression in FXR knock-out mice. contraction of presinusoidal myofibroblasts has relevance in regulating intrahepatic resistance and short term administration of 6E-CDCA regulates CSE expression ...

Cardiac Patients Take NASA Super Plastic to Heart

... than five million Americans and more than 22 million individuals worldwide. Cardiac resynchronization therapy, or CRT, is designed to coordinate the contraction of the heart's two lower chambers and improve the heart's efficiency to increase blood flow to the body. CRT devices, which are stopwatch-sized, ...

Healing heart attack victims, one cell at a time

... heart's cells remain from the time around birth and 45 percent have been generated later." Cardiac muscles have a striated appearance and their contraction in the heart propels blood from the atria and ventricles to the blood vessels of the circulatory system. The limited recovery in humans after a ...

New Protocols Demonstrate Dramatic Improvement in Thermage Efficacy and Safety

... skin tightening procedure in 2003. Using novel technology to administer radiofrequency energy to the skin, the dermis is heated, causing collagen contraction and subsequent skin tightening. It is used predominantly on the face, eyes and neck, but body applications are also available. Thermage ...

New Surgery for Heart Failure Proves Ineffective

... found that people who underwent both procedures had 19 percent less "end-systolic volume" -- the amount of blood left in the ventricle after contraction and before it starts filling again. This compared with 6 percent less volume for those who had just bypass surgery. But, people who had their ...

Nationwide Medical/Surgical Announces Availability of Tamiflu for the 2009-2010 Influenza Season

... Tamiflu can be taken by anyone aged one year or older. In the case where a person has already contracted the flu, taking Tamiflu within 48 hours of contraction helps stop the virus from spreading and lessens the severity of the symptoms. When taken before contracting the flu, Tamiflu can prevent the flu ...

Danon Disease Can Be Quickly Fatal, Study Finds

... contractions of the ventricles -- that was not controlled by an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. All seven developed problems with contraction of their left heart ventricle, called left ventricular systolic dysfunction. All seven had a defibrillator implanted, but in five of them, the ...

IRIDEX Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... constant, the decrease in total revenues for fiscal 2008 was primarily attributable to a reduction in aesthetics sales resulting from the global contraction of the aesthetics market. The company's net loss, excluding the impact for the write down of goodwill and intangibles was $2.0 million or $0.23 per ...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008

... The increase in FEMCON FE net sales was primarily due to a 30.2% increase in filled prescriptions over the prior year quarter, offset partially by a contraction of pipeline inventories relative to the prior year period and the impact of higher sales-related deductions in the quarter ended December 31, 2008. ...

AdEx Media Introduces Acai Alive(TM)

... Studies have shown that these antioxidants can help to combat premature aging, promote cardiovascular and digestive health and maintain proper muscle contraction and regeneration. More information about Acai Alive(TM) can be found at www.acaialive.com . About AdEx Media, Inc. AdEx is an ...

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Mark Altmeyer as President and Chief Executive Officer

... sleepiness, and nausea It is important to contact your healthcare professional if you experience prolonged, abnormal muscle spasm or contraction which may be signs of a condition called dystonia. For patients who must limit their sugar intake, ABILIFY Oral Solution contains sugar. ...

Kresge Foundation Meets Economic Downturn Head on, Awarding a Record $63.6 Million in Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008

... help nonprofit organizations serving the poor and disadvantaged," says Elaine D. Rosen, chair of the board, "it is now. The magnitude of the economic contraction demands we be both creative and aggressive in our grantmaking." The foundation made 125 awards in the fourth quarter to organizations in 30 ...

Punch Up Your Martial Arts Practice

... develop your speed and endurance. Maintain proper breathing techniques when practicing martial arts to avoid injury--breathing out during the contraction portion of any stretching movement, and breathing in during the extension portion of any stretching movement. Do not take part in these or ...

Diagnosoft(R) Introduces Its Third MRI Analysis Innovation

... Inc. According to Dr. Osman, co-founder of Diagnosoft, "Diagnosoft(R) SENC provides an objective way to assess regional variations in muscle contraction due to ischemia, myocardial infarction, or other causes. Moreover, Diagnosoft(R) SENC produces maps of regional function with high spatial ...

Sleep disordered breathing and obesity: Independent effects, causes

... has greatly reduced the need for physical activity and increased the number of jobs requiring prolonged sitting, during which absence of the contraction of calf muscles leads to dependent fluid accumulation in the legs that is proportional to the time spent in that position," explained Dr. Bradley. ...

Study uses bone marrow stem cells to regenerate skin

... of healing in wound healing therapy. When grafted to the burn wounds, the engineered skin containing stem cells showed better healing, less wound contraction and better development of blood vessels. Skin, the human body's largest organ, protects the body from disease and physical damage, and helps to ...

Hill-Rom Reports First Quarter Revenue of $350 Million and Announces Further Actions to Address Challenging Economic Environment

... versus the first quarter of fiscal 2008. North America capital sales, exclusive of Liko, declined 10.3 percent, reflecting the significant and rapid contraction in provider capital budgets. North America rental revenues increased nearly 5 percent, and International / Surgical revenue growth of 17.1 percent, ...

Pfizer contributes critical data to URMC drug safety initiative

... not reach the market because of its adverse effect of the process of cardiac ventricular repolarization the split-second period between the heart's contraction and recovery phase. If a drug prolongs the repolarization process, then it is generally believed to heighten the risk for adverse cardiac events, ...

Viagra May Shield Heart From Blood Pressure Damage

... testing showed that treating hypertensive mice that had RGS2 with sildenafil showed enhanced buffering, less hypertrophy, and stronger heart muscle contraction and relaxation. In addition, these mice showed as much as 10 times lower stress-related enzyme activity compared to their untreated counterparts. The ...

Acai Berry Makes #1 Super Food on Oprah's List

... and cardiovascular health. Also found within the berry are essential amino acids, vitamins, and valuable trace minerals which can all help muscle contraction and regeneration, according to Dr. Perricone. Acai products can be purchased easily in health food stores or across the internet. Consumers ...

Fitness Giant Launches Nationwide Bone Health Initiative for 2009

... in the following areas: head, neck, hands, elbow flexors, quads, elbow extensors and trunk. Each muscle exercise consisted of five-second maximum contraction against progressively increasing resistance of the ball. Muscle strength was measured using a hand-held dynamometer at week 0, week 4 and week 8. The ...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2008 and Updates 2008 Full Year Guidance

... 30, 2008 compared to the prior year quarter. The increase was primarily due to higher average selling prices, which were partially offset by a contraction of pipeline inventories relative to the prior year quarter. Net sales of FEMHRT decreased $2.2 million, or 13.2%, in the quarter ended September 30, ...

Cynosure Reports 21% Revenue Growth for the Third Quarter of 2008

... delivering our eighth consecutive quarter of profitability," said President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Davin. "While the worldwide financial contraction clearly has affected the aesthetic industry, our consistent focus on innovation enabled us to extend our leadership position. Driving our performance ...

Effects of anesthesia on the heart

... The QT interval refers to the time it takes the chambers of the heart to "repolarize" themselves so that the heart is ready for another contraction cycle. When this timeframe is lengthened, it is associated with triggering irregular arrhythmia that can cause sudden cardiac arrest. Earlier ...
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