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Quest Diagnostics to Pay U.S. $302 Million to Resolve Allegations That a Subsidiary Sold Misbranded Test Kits

... to the IRMA Assay. Additionally, the directional insert for the Intact PTH Assay, in a section ... of human blood. Contrary to the claims in NID's directional inserts and marketing materials, however, in ... Nonetheless, NID continued to indicate, in its directional inserts and marketing materials, that the ...

ALOKA Introduce the 'ProSound Advanced Performance 09 Upgrade' for the ProSound Alpha 7 Diagnostic Ultrasound System at ECR 2009 in Vienna, Austria

... procedures. Several transducers also support directional eFLOW, high-resolution blood flow imaging feature which is unique to ALOKA. directional eFLOW allows users to visualize high-resolution blood flow with directional information. Compared to conventional blood flow ...

New hearing aid technology passes the restaurant noise test

... aid technology open-fit hearing aids with directional microphones. Open-fit means the devices let ... barrel, so open-fit is an attractive new option. directional microphones actually aren't a new development. ... have questioned whether open-fit aids with directional microphones will be ....

Consumer Reports: Hearing Aid Shoppers Pay High Prices, Get Mediocre Fittings

... aids had feedback suppression, and a third didn't know whether they had directional microphones. Both features can be critical to performance. "Buying a ... which amplifies sound from phones without picking up background noise; a directional microphone, which helps hearing-aid wearers converse in noisy settings; ...

AIDS/LifeCycle 8 to Raise $10.5 Million to Fight AIDS

... Each day of the ride, 500 roadies set up and break down tents, kitchens, and mobile bathroom and shower facilities. They provide riders with directional signage, first aid and bicycle repair services. They serve snacks to weary riders at rest stops and ensure a steady stream of entertainment by ...

AIDS/LifeCycle 8 to Raise $10+ Million to Fight AIDS

... Each day of the ride, 500 roadies set up and break down tents, kitchens, and mobile bathroom and shower facilities. They provide riders with directional signage, first aid and bicycle repair services. They serve snacks to weary riders at rest stops and ensure a steady stream of entertainment by ...

Sonic Innovations Celebrates Company's First Receiver-In-Canal Hearing Aid

... series of hearing solutions. Touch provides natural sound quality, superior noise reduction and the finest directionality, driven by Sonic's unique directional focus technology. ABOUT SONIC INNOVATIONS: Sonic Innovations is a global provider of superior hearing solutions. The company is passionate ...

Vascular Experts Call for Increased Awareness of Growing Problem of Lymphedema

... Once the swelling is reduced, self-management is required for ongoing care at home, along with the use of elastic compression garments, non-elastic directional flow garments, and often, an automated pneumatic compression pump. The use of older-generation compression pumps has been associated with ...

WomenHeart Celebrates American Heart Month With Heart Promises Campaign

... other health conditions. Heart disease and severe gum disease have a number of common risk factors, suggesting that they may also share a causal or directional relationship. "A growing body of research suggests an association between severe gum disease and certain serious health conditions, such as ...

Optelec and ShopLowVision.com Bring Life Back Into Focus at ATIA 2009 Orlando

... simplicity, ergonomics, design, and image quality of its flagship ClearView series. Upgrades include: zero button feature pack with auto zoom, five directional ultra-flexible arm to 19" and 22" configurations, column reading 90-degree turn and pulling flexibility, 2.5X-65X zoom, customizable with ...

Swiss Re's Employer Stop Loss Product Offers US Companies Cost Savings for Self-Funded Health Insurance Plans

... supported by Swiss Re's Stop Loss Coverage and with our third party administrator's help," adds Tad Roan, Chief Financial Officer, Crescent directional Drilling. "We have especially enjoyed the flexibility and freedom the product has given us." Companies considering self-funding may contact a ...

Sonic Innovations Launches New Product to Meet Growing Consumer Need and Demand for Digital Hearing Aids

... devices--including Sonic Sound(TM) digital processing that provides exceptional natural sound, the best noise reduction available and superior directional performance. Velocity 6 provides another option for hearing care professionals to help their patients achieve their specific hearing goals while ...

Siemens Launches Motion(TM), a Complete Product Portfolio for Mild Through Severe Hearing Loss

... both instruments. SoundBrilliance(TM) adds brilliance to amplified sound by artificially adding high frequency signals. Multi-Channel Adaptive directional Microphone Systems provide automatic transitions to improve speech intelligibility in difficult listening environments. ProPocket (TM) and ePen(TM) ...

Siemens Introduces Life, an Open Fit Hearing Instrument That is Beautiful, Smart, and Discreet

... those behind them. SoundBrilliance(TM) adds brilliance to amplified sound by artificially adding high frequency signals. Multi-Channel Adaptive directional Microphone Systems provide automatic transitions to improve speech intelligibility in difficult listening environments. e2e wireless(R) 2.0 creates ...

Stopping Smoking in the Workplace Continues to Be a Challenge

... smoking among their employees and dependents," said Larry Boress, president and CEO of MBGH. "While not statistically credible, the survey provides a directional perspective of the challenges faced and approaches used by employers to prohibit smoking at the workplace. The survey found: -- Employers are ...

New York Transcription Company Finds Digital Audio Recordings Still Problematic

... produce a cleaner transcript. Other external microphones can be utilized. For example, some of their customers obtained good results by using omni directional and table conference microphones that can be purchased where audio equipment and accessories are sold. Also, set the recording speed to standard or ...

AIDS/LifeCycle Raises a Record $11.5 Million to Fight AIDS

... mobile kitchens, bathroom and shower facilities and support gear. These volunteers, called "roadies," perform myriad other duties, including posting directional signs, serving meals, repairing bikes, providing first aid and entertaining weary riders with impromptu performances -- often in costume. It is ...

Harris Corporation Awarded Contract to Develop National Health Information Exchange Gateway for Sharing Patient Records

... The Gateway will integrate and reuse technology based on the Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid used by the National Cancer Institute and the Bi- directional Health Information Exchange that currently provides for medical information exchange between the Department of Defense and the Veterans ...

FDA Approves Abbott's FreeStyle Navigator(R) Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

... a belt or carried in a pocket or purse. It also provides audible or vibrating alarms before glucose levels become too high or too low, displays five directional trend arrows to help people understand if glucose is rising or falling, and stores historical data and glucose trend information for up to 60 days. ...

Researchers Map Paths Governing Neuron Function

... the neurite to sprout and differentiate. We also want to understand the underlying signals that guide neurite formation and migration in response to directional cues," Klemke said. The study was published in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . More information ...

Reproductive Medicine & Fertility Center is First in Southwest to Offer Pioneering Test of a Women's Biological Clock

... a woman to compare her estimated egg supply with the normal range expected for women of the same age. The Plan Ahead Report provides valuable directional information to women planning to have children after their late twenties. Women with faster biological clocks should seek further advice from ...

Boston IVF is First in Northeast to Offer Pioneering Test of Women's Biological Clock

... a woman to compare her estimated egg supply with the normal range expected for women of the same age. The Plan Ahead Report provides valuable directional information to women planning to have children after their late twenties. Women with faster biological clocks should seek further advice from ...

Researchers find new way to block destructive rush of immune cells

... immune defenses elsewhere, leaving patients vulnerable to infection. The Great Migration Two mechanisms make cell migration, or programmed directional movement, possible. The first, called chemotaxis, tells the cell which direction to move in. Cell surface proteins sense and follow chemicals and ...

Z-shaped incision enhances minimally invasive surgery

... to operate because the endoscope is upside down and in a reverse position." By tunneling through instead, he points out, doctors can maintain a directional sense and guide the endoscope more accurately. "There are landmarks in the mucous membrane such as specific blood vessels and groupings of blood ...

Z-shaped incision enhances minimally-invasive surgery

... to operate because the endoscope is upside down and in a reverse position." By tunneling through instead, he points out, doctors can maintain a directional sense and guide the endoscope more accurately. "There are landmarks in the mucous membrane such as specific blood vessels and groupings of blood ...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

... the authors conclude that additional studies with more patients and longer treatment periods may in fact reach statistical significance. The strong directional results of this pilot study are encouraging because almost half of the test subjects experienced a benefit simply by adding pomegranate juice to ...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

... originating at the Golgi are directed toward the cell "front," or the leading edge, of motile cells. Since such an orientation is needed for directional migration, Kaverina hypothesizes that this subset of microtubules may influence cell motility by facilitating the transport of proteins needed for ...

Cyclists to Ride for a Cause: To Create Awareness on AIDS

... break down a "city on wheels" of tents, mobile kitchens and bathroom and shower facilities. Volunteers perform myriad other duties, including posting directional signs, staffing rest sites, serving meals, repairing bikes and providing first aid. It is estimated that 151,000 Californians are living with ...

New Pediatric Continuous Glucose Monitors Approved

... like blindness, amputation and organ failure. Medtronic REAL-Time CGM technology displays REAL-Time glucose values, trend graphs and directional arrows, allowing patients to discover how diet, exercise, medication and lifestyle affect their glucose levels. With this information, patients can ...

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Children Can Be Diagnosed With Eye Movement Tests

... of eye movement tests of 10 FASD children with 12 normal children. The comparison revealed that children who suffer FASD were inclined to commit directional errors, when they were asked to view a stimulus or look away from the stimulus. The children also needed a longer reaction time as compared to normal ...

Major Hurdle towards Development of Bird Flu Vaccine in India.

... addition the surfaces of all floors, walls and ceilings are sealed and, thereby, impervious to liquids. The ventilation system is designed to allow a directional airflow from the outer corridors, into the contaminated laboratory. Tests involving BSL 3 materials are performed in safety cabinets within the ...

Orissa Boy Invents Unique Communication Device For Paralysed

... category at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering fair at Indianapolis in USA. 'The device is based on a new concept of directional displacement of a point on the skin just above eyebrows as a data source,' Apurv said. The boy developed an advanced forehead skin deformation ...

Safe Driving Is Possible For Older People If They Are Prepared

... impairment: Minor memory lapses that occur with normal aging should not pose any problem, but the forgetfulness, impaired judgment, and loss of directional skills that suggest dementia are very troublesome. The danger is compounded because many people with cognitive impairment don’t know they have a ...
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