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Chesapeake to Expand and Relocate North American Pharmaceutical Packaging Operation

... business supplies folding cartons, labels and leaflets to many of the world's leading pharmaceutical ... increase our capacity for pharmaceutical package leaflets in North America," said Michael ... of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for ...

Benson Group Moves into Pharma Labels Sector

... are now able to offer pharmaceutical customers the creation of cartons, leaflets and labels all from one production site. We do not believe that any other ... his 25 years of label production experience to the role of Labels and leaflets Manager at the 100% pharmaceutical plant. Charlie's industry experience ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ValveXchange's Pioneering Heart Valve Technology for Unique Long-term Management and Future Replacement Advantages

... valves particularly bovine pericardial valves, the pericardial tissue leaflets are permanently attached to the support frame. In the ValveXchange valve, ... positions. The docking station can be sewn into location without the valve leaflets in place: this confers maximum ease and flexibility for surgical implant. ...

FDA Faults Drug Information for Consumers

... Medication Information , said most consumers -- 94 percent -- received leaflets either stapled to the prescription or inside the bag. But only about ... when it shouldn't be used. The study found less than one in 10 leaflets met the criteria set for legibility and comprehensibility, Seligman said. ...

New Web site launches $1.7 million project to improve European cancer communications

... particularly electronic communications. For instance, at the moment the way we communicate with patients is still the classical method of putting leaflets in doctors' surgeries; but patients are not picking these up any more; they are going online and finding information on the web and through social ...

New Heart Valve Repair System Tested for Safety

... system changes the shape of the mitral annulus (a fibrous ring encircling the mitral valve) and prevents blood leakage by allowing the valve's two leaflets to close more tightly. "Heart failure prevalence is worsening, and we know that the outcome of congestive heart failure is worse when mitral ...

First-degree relatives of patients with bicuspid aortic valve should be screened

... Bicuspid Aortic Valve (BAV), a condition in which patients' aortic valves have just two leaflets instead of the normal three, is the most common cardiac anomaly, affecting up to two percent of the general population. The defect can result in ...

Hong Kong Situation Report on Swine Influenza

... April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A spokesman for the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Hong Kong Department of Health today said leaflets with health messages had been distributed at the airport to passengers arriving from places where human cases of swine influenza were reported. ...

Mardil Inc. Appoints Medical Device Veteran Daniel A. Pelak to Its Board of Directors

... of 2009. The BACE device serves as a tension band that encircles the heart and supports the exterior heart muscle. Its gentle pressure enables the leaflets of the mitral valve to open and close properly and thus prevents the backflow of blood into the left ventricle, a condition called mitral ...

Diseased Heart Valve Replaced Through Small Chest Incision

... its destination. It is then expanded and released in place of diseased aortic heart valves. The prosthesis is made of stainless steel and biological leaflets that help direct the flow of blood in the heart. It is permanent and integrates an expandable stent that holds the valve in its intended position. ...

Women with mitral valve prolapse are treated less aggressively than men and may be at high risk

... M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic. Cardiac valves allow the heart to move blood forward without leakage. Mitral valve prolapse occurs when the leaflets and supporting cords of the mitral valve have excessive tissue and weaken, leading to leakage (regurgitation), he says. Previous studies on ...

Cardiosolutions Names Dr. Lars Svensson Chief Surgical Officer

... an extended period of recovery which is the current standard treatment for mitral regurgitation. Mitral regurgitation is a condition in which the leaflets of the heart's mitral valve do not close correctly, allowing blood to improperly "backflow" from the lower pumping chamber (left ventricle) upward ...

ATS Medical Announces FDA Approval of the ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis

... that reproduces the functional characteristics of the native aortic valve. This novel design results in a normal distribution of stress on the valve leaflets and laminar, non-turbulent blood flow across the prosthetic valve that is characteristic of a normal, native aortic valve. With more than six years ...

Evalve MitraClip: Clinical trial of nonsurgical repair for severe mitral valve regurgitation

... follow-up. Traditional surgery is still the best option in extremely difficult cases or when the annulus, the ring-shaped structure to which the leaflets are attached, needs repair. Cedars-Sinai's Center for Valvular Intervention, one of the largest heart valve programs in the western United States, ...

West Virginia Teamsters Kick Off 'Miller Beer is Tasteless' Protests

... workers, represented by Teamsters Local Union 175, will distribute handbills outside a busy strip of bars and restaurants in downtown Charleston. The leaflets read, "Cutting Health Care at Miller Beer is Tasteless." The summer leafleting series comes after Capitol Beverage broke off negotiations with its ...

Scripps Memorial Hospital Nurses Throw Out CNA

... with a CNA organizer arrested in early April for slapping an SEIU organizer and stomping on the foot of another while handing out decertification leaflets at a Los Angeles hospital ("Battle of the Nurses' Unions Turns Physical," Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2008). In March, the CNA sabotaged a ...

Catheter repair of mitral valve improves heart size, symptoms

... MitraClip therapy to open-chest surgery. All of the patients in the new analysis had functional MR, which results not from a defect in the valve leaflets but from enlargement of the valve opening as a result of heart attack or heart failure. Of the quarter-million people newly diagnosed with mitral ...

SEIU: Thousands of Ohio Nurses and Other Healthcare Employees Denied a Voice at Work After Vicious Union-Busting Campaign by the California Nurses Association

... today after the California Nurses Association flooded the state with hostile organizers and bombarded workers with wildly false and misleading leaflets and phone calls urging them to vote against the union. In the face of the union-busting onslaught by CNA, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, the ...

SEIU: 'Union-Busting' by California Nurses Association

... from realizing our dream when scores of out-of-state organizers descended on our hospitals and began to frighten employees with vicious anti-union leaflets and rhetoric," says Michaela Silver, a respiratory therapist at CHP's Community Hospital in Springfield, who for years has been rallying support from ...

Playing Music Helps Women Relax During Colposcopy

... levels, but pre-test counselling, information leaflets and video information all had no effect. ... found that a combining an information video and leaflets was more effective at reducing anxiety than leaflets alone. Finally the research showed that ...

Striving to Make India Free from Tooth Decay

... cities, to allow maximum number of people to avail the offer. Information leaflets will be given at select local retail outlets to enable shoppers to call their local dentist and set up an appointment. The leaflets will contain details of dental clinics in their vicinity. ...

Mutations in NOTCH1 cause an early developmental defect in the aortic valve

... 1% to 2% of world population. The normal aortic valve is made up of three leaflets or flaps of tissues that open and close to allow flow of blood through the ... common cause of heart disease in adults. Due to severe calcification, the leaflets do not open normally which stops the proper supplying of blood to other ...

Egypt Outlaws All Female Circumcision

... in the religious texts" of either Islam or Christianity. An education campaign launched in 2003, involving television advertisements, leaflets and visits to remote villages by health workers, "was positive but lacked a legal framework," said a health ministry official. According to ...

Heather Mills Gives Cooker Demo on Veg Recipes

... will follow in the footsteps of the music legend's first wife, late Linda McCartney to become a vegetarian guru. A source said that leaflets featuring the animal rights activist have been sent out, and that the show will describe how 'vegan cooking' will make non-vegetarians beg for more ...

British Scientists condemn changes in regulation of Homeopathy

... on the UK market whilst maintaining rigorous control over their quality and safety. "The scheme requires that products have patient information leaflets which are regulated to the same standards as conventional medicines, ensuring that they are clear and comprehensive." ...

Walkers Crisps Advertisements make Misleading Claims about Salt Content

... crisps. They have instructed Walkers to ensure that future similar mailings clearly stated any Walkers-brand crisps excluded from the claim. The leaflets had been sent to households with a 25g packet of crisps as part of a promotion. They read: "We have reduced the salt in our crisps. We want you to ...

31 Year Old Man Critical And Is Suspected To Have Contracted Bird Flu Virus In Shenzhen

... human cases, including 12 fatalities. The health education for travelers would be stepped up at all immigration control points by distributing leaflets and spreading health messages. Temperature would be screened for all inbound travelers. The Centre for Food Safety of the Food and the ...

Quality Of NHS Hospitals Getting Dirtier Despite Promises

... trusts start to face deficits they tend to downsize from the bottom, o porters, cleaners would have to go first. She further pointed out that just leaflets were not enough to educate patients and that NHS had to put in more efforts. Stating that it is well known that now day’s patients are spending ...

New Delhi Hit By Meningitis Deaths

... MCD are making sure that family members and neighbors of infected persons are taking the proper doses of antibiotics. "We are also distributing leaflets to educate people about the symptoms of meningococcimia like high fever, cough, throat infection, headache, stiffness and pain in the neck, vomiting ...

Increase in HIV Cases Due To Restricted Offering of the Preventive Treatment

... that it had funded the Terrace Higgins trust to raise awareness of PEP among gay men. It had featured targeted advertisements in the gay press and leaflets and distributed in gay bars. Dr. Trevor Stammers an expert on sexual health and vice chairman of the Christian medical fellowship said that a ...

Bhitarkanika Sanctuary In Orissa Takes Precaution To Monitor Bird Flu

... in villages within the park areas and in the Kendrapada district head quarter to inform people about the disease and also distributing posters and leaflets about the symptoms of the flu and precautionary measures. According to A.K. Jena, divisional forest officer of Bhitarkanika, a team of ...

Impotence drug such as Viagra may cause Vision Loss

... The agency should also require manufacturers to send all U.S. physicians a letter about the risk and call for pharmacists to give FDA-approved leaflets with prescriptions. Charles Grassley, Iowa Republican, Senate Finance Committee Chairman has questioned the FDA regarding the actions taken by ...
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