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Product Stewardship Institute Announces Two New Sustaining Partners

... environmental and health problems caused by used hypodermic needles in the waste stream. These new Sustaining ... provides disposal for medical waste, especially hypodermic needles and lancets. "PSI was the first national ... solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or ...

Special Purpose Needles Market to Reach $3.7 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc

... impetus to the use of safety needles and needlefree injection systems. hypodermic needles market in the United States is projected to reach US$294.5 ... Electrode Needles, Endoscopy Needles, Epidural Needles, Fistula Needles, hypodermic Needles, Intra-arterial Needles, Intravenous Needles, Ophthalmic Needles, ...

Statement By Dr. Paul Zeitz Regarding a Proposed Amendment By Rep. Mark Souder to Prohibit HHS Funding For Needle Exchange

... bill (before the short title), insert the following: Sec.___. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to provide individuals with hypodermic needles or syringes under section 300ee-5 of title 42, United States Code. GAA executive director Dr. Paul Zeitz today issued the ...

Tray-Pak Direct Mailer Garners 21% Response, Design Award

... to take a shot at producing their own concept box. The campaign proved to be just what the doctor ordered. Sourcing pens that looked like hypodermic needles, Tray-Pak used their proprietary Fusion-Pak technology to design and manufacture a package that bonded thermoformed trays with printed board ...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The ...

Sharps Compliance Announces $40 Million U. S. Government Contract

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The Company also offers a ...

BD Announces Executive Appointments of President and Chief Financial Officer

... business units and executive leadership. His prior roles include service in all three business segments, including service as General Manager, hypodermic - Europe; President, Becton Dickinson Microbiology Systems; Senior Vice President, Technology, Strategy and Development; and President, ...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The Company also offers a ...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces Appointment of Al Aladwani as its Senior Vice President of Operations

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The Company also offers a ...

Sharps Compliance Corp. to Present at the RedChip Small-Cap Investor Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The Company also offers a ...

Microneedles enhance drug administration through skin

... Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This method may be useful for a broad range of drugs that cannot normally be delivered without a hypodermic needle. Transdermal drug delivery has proven successful in a number of applications, including pain management, congestive heart failure and hormone ...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The Company also offers a ...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The Company also offers a ...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Call and Webcast

... Company's flagship product, the Sharps Disposal by Mail System(R), is a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to dispose of medical waste such as hypodermic needles, lancets and any other medical device or objects used to puncture or lacerate the skin (referred to as "sharps"). The Company also offers a ...

Micro-jets for Painless Needle-free Injections

... "The pulsed micro-jets…open up new possibilities in needle-free delivery of macromolecular drugs," say the researchers. "Compared with hypodermic needles, they offer a needle-free and patient-compliant mode of drug administration. Compared with passive transdermal patches, they allow delivery ...

Hepatitis Rates Plummet in the U.S

... exposure to contaminated blood. Hepatitis C is also caused by exposure to contaminated blood, especially through blood transfusions or the sharing of hypodermic needles. Hepatitis A is generally not considered to be as dangerous as hepatitis B or C, which can lead to liver cancer, liver failure and even ...

Eli Lilly Releases Digital Insulin Pen

... in Europe, Huma-Pen Memoir is thought //to help patients manage their insulin dosages and avoid dangerous overdoses. The injector, which hides a hypodermic needle, was unveiled today at Battelle. It is the newest in a line the lab designed for Eli Lilly, the Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company. ...

Sharing injection equipment spreads Hepatitis C

... other than syringes, such as drug "cookers" and cotton filters.// While many anti-drug campaigns have warned of the hazards of sharing hypodermic needles, the new study found that injection drug users who shared cookers--containers used to dissolve and heat illicit drugs including heroin and ...

Lancing tumours into the body

... thick chunk of beef steak in 20 seconds. Because the devices are so small, Ishiyama says they could be injected into the body using standard hypodermic needles. Once inside a vein, they could be steered around the body magnetically.Inside the body, Ishiyama says the devices could carry drugs to the ...
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