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Watson Announces Limited Recall Of Fentanyl Transdermal System

... Administration (FDA) of the recall. A small number of patches leaking fentanyl gel have been detected in this lot, potentially exposing patients or caregivers directly to fentanyl gel. Fentanyl patches that are leaking should not be used. No serious injuries have been reported in connection ...

New Heart Valve Repair System Tested for Safety

... TUESDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new method of repairing leaking mitral heart valves appears safe, a small study shows. In the new ... ventricle (from the upper left chamber into the lower left chamber). A leaking mitral valve causes blood to flow back into the left atrium. This ...

"Farrah's Law" Grants Fawcett's Last Request

... prosecute individuals who leak and buy stolen private medical information. leaking private crime victim photos, such as in Rihanna's case, is bad enough, but ... Farrah expressed her indignation over UCLA Medical Center employees leaking her private medical information to the tabloid press, namely The National ...

Palisade Systems DLP Technology Deployed by Gibson General Hospital to Protect Electronic Medical Records

... stopped the transmission of data outside the network, thus preventing the leaking of their patients' sensitive data. "If PacketSure hadn't been ... secure intellectual property and private client information from leaking outside the network, define and enforce access to internal network ...

Watson Announces Limited Recall of Fentanyl Transdermal System

... and Drug Administration (FDA) of the recall. A small number of patches leaking fentanyl gel have been detected in this lot, potentially exposing patients or caregivers directly to fentanyl gel. Fentanyl patches that are leaking should not be used. No injuries have been reported in connection with the ...

VEGF Neutralization Can Damage Brain Vessels, Say Schepens Eye Research Institute Scientists

... in mice and found that it damaged the cell lining that prevents fluid from leaking from the ventricle into the brain. The ventricle is the structure in the ... create a seal between the brain and ventricle and thus prevent fluid from leaking into the brain. When VEGF was blocked in mice, these cells were damaged ...

VEGF neutralization can damage brain vessels, say Schepens Eye Research Institute scientists

... in mice and found that it damaged the cell lining that prevents fluid from leaking from the ventricle into the brain. The ventricle is the structure in the ... create a seal between the brain and ventricle and thus prevent fluid from leaking into the brain. When VEGF was blocked in mice, these cells were damaged ...

Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients

... Richard Karas, director of preventive cardiology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Elevated levels of CPK in the blood can mean the enzyme is leaking out of the muscle cells, indicating muscle damage. "This paper is challenging the dogma that if the CPK level is low, it rules out the possibility ...

Nearly 18 Million Will Have Macular Degeneration by 2050

... by 25 percent," Rein noted. Other possible treatments include anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF), which slows the growth of leaking blood vessels in the eyes, laser therapy or photodynamic therapy (PDT), which combines the use of medication and laser therapy to reduce blood vessel ...

Growth factor TGF-B helps maintain health of retinal blood vessels

... retinal blood vessels were losing their integrity-blood was not moving efficiently through the smaller vessels into the retina tissue, and fluid was leaking out of the vessels, which does not happen when the vessels are functioning properly. These defects led to the death of ganglion cells (nerve cells ...

MEDRAD(R) Revenues Grow 10 Percent in 2008

... XDS(TM) Extravasation Detector received a 2008 Medical Design Excellence Award(R) (MDEA). The XDS employs a technology that aids in the detection of leaking intravenous contrast media from the injection site into surrounding tissue during computed tomography (CT) diagnostic studies. MEDRAD's two ...

Mount Sinai first in US to implant FDA-cleared ring for mitral valve repair

... mitral valve disease," said Dr. Adams. The mitral valve lies between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart. It prevents blood from leaking back into the left atrium during ejection (systole). Mitral valve regurgitation occurs when the valve does not close completely, and today the ...

Anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens, Pioneer of Anatomical Exhibitions Not Affiliated With Copycat Display in Paris

... and religious groups due to the lack of legal consent of those on display. According to news reports, health authorities have reported concerns over leaking specimens and associated toxic health hazards in several copycat displays. Charges of anatomically incorrect dissections from anatomists and medical ...

Sunken, Unexploded Bombs Pose Cancer Risk

... of reasons -- some were duds that did not explode, others were dumped in the ocean as a means of disposal. And we now know that these munitions are leaking cancer-causing materials and endangering sea life," University of Georgia ecologist James Porter said in a news release. He collected samples from ...

Dallas – Fort Worth Bariatric Surgeon Dr. David Kim One of Few in America Selected to Perform New Weight Loss Surgery Procedure

... results in smaller incisions, less time in the hospital, less pain, and a faster recovery. REALIZE™ also has been shown to have lower rates of leaking than other adjustable gastric bands, and the surgery does not permanently change the anatomy of the intestines and stomach. The REALIZE™ Band-C ...

All Products at Georgia Peanut Plant Recalled

... of products that were sent out after being retested to clear the salmonella contaminants. The investigation cited roaches, mold and signs of a leaking roof among numerous problems inspectors uncovered. At Wednesday's teleconference, Rogers elaborated. "The plant was not in compliance with good ...

Lawmakers Call for Criminal Probe at Peanut Plant

... of products that were sent out after being retested to clear the salmonella contaminants. The investigation cited roaches, mold and signs of a leaking roof among numerous problems inspectors uncovered. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., who oversees FDA funding, said Wednesday that Peanut Corp.'s ...

FDA Grants NeoVista's Request to Utilize Novel Wet AMD Treatment in Compassionate Case

... benefit under compassionate use waivers from the FDA." NeoVista's novel therapy applies a targeted dose of beta radiation to the abnormal leaking blood vessels that affect central vision in patients with wet AMD. Preliminary data show that NeoVista's targeted radiation therapy can be safe for ...

World-Renowned Urologist, J. Francois Eid, M.D., Expands Practice with Increased Treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)

... need to urinate -   Intermittent urine flow -   Incomplete emptying of the bladder -   Dribbling or leaking of urine -   Painful urination -   Blood in the urine -   Failure to empty bladder completely ...

NeoVista Presents Anatomic Outcomes of Novel Wet AMD Therapy at 2008 American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

... injections of an anti-VEGF agent for an indefinite period of time. In contrast, NeoVista's therapy applies a targeted dose of beta radiation to the leaking blood vessels that affect central vision; concomitantly, two injections of an anti-VEGF agent are delivered one month apart to maximize the acute ...

CONSUMER REPORTS: Back to Basics For Safer Childbirth

... that routine use of episiotomy offers no benefits but rather increases women's risk of experiencing perineal injury, stitches, pain and tenderness, leaking stool or gas, and pain during sexual intercourse. Yet in 2005, 25 percent of women with vaginal births continued to experience this intervention. ...

Sudden Rise in Allergies and Asthma After Hurricane Ike

... Dr. Perez. Homeowners are also struggling with a rise in indoor mold resulting from water damage from the hurricane. Water from flooding and leaking roofs provides the necessary moisture for mold growth. Additionally, the warmer climate of Texas during this time of year encourages this unwanted ...

Tiny molecule helps control blood-vessel development, UT Southwestern researchers find

... miR-126, and found that about 40 percent of them died before or just after birth. These mice showed cardiovascular abnormalities such as fragile, leaking blood vessels. The surviving mice, however, appeared normal and lived to adulthood. The researchers concluded that miR-126 is important in ...

Retina Group of New York To Present Seminar on Age-Related Macular Degeneration; The Leading Cause of Visual Loss in Seniors

... This form results when abnormal blood vessels growing under the retina start to leak. Early treatment is critical since without treatment these leaking blood vessels almost always cause scarring with irreversible visual loss. Since July, 2006, Lucentis, an FDA approved medication, has dramatically ...

Kaiser Permanente Study Shows One-Third of Women Have Overactive Bladder, Incontinence or Other Pelvic Floor Disorders

... Gynecology at Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center. Dr. Luber's advice for women with overactive bladders and urgency to urinate, involuntary leaking of urine during physical activity, anal incontinence or sagging pelvic organs is to get educated through internet research or books on the subject, ...

Warning! Doctors, Insurers Hold Patients Hostage! Says Top Acupuncture Physician

... medicine also quickly cures hot flashes, shingles, acne, IBS and more while many western pharmaceuticals require ongoing use and can induce suicide, leaking heart valves or kidney and liver damage. "We need a Healthcare Revolution," relates Chi, "or we'll continue to choke on healthcare costs. The ...

Anti-cancer drug damages brain vessels

... study reveals that VEGF normally protects the specialized cells that create a seal between the brain and spinal column and thus prevent fluid from leaking into the brain. When VEGF was blocked in mice, these cells died and the animals developed brain swelling. The authors suspect that Avastins side ...

Stroke Undertreated

... brain, stopping blood flow, according to the American Stroke Association. (The remaining 17 percent of strokes are "hemorrhagic," and are caused by a leaking or ruptured blood vessel in the brain.) If the clot is not cleared and blood flow restored, permanent damage will result, such as paralysis or death. ...

Molecular pathway appears crucial in development of pulmonary fibrosis

... Luster, MD, PhD, senior author of the study. This pathway appears to be involved in several steps in the development of fibrosis, including the leaking of blood vessels, which is why the LPA1 knockout mice are so dramatically protected. If were right, then targeting this pathway should be a very ...

Fires Put Pregnant Women, Infants at Risk

... labor and contact shelter officials immediately if you experience any of the following: - Contractions every 10 minutes of more - leaking vaginal fluid or bleeding - Feeling that baby is pushing down - Low, dull backache - Abdominal cramps Special information for ...

Percutaneous valve therapy: is it safe and effective?

... through the mitral valve into the left atrium), when severe, may lead to progressive left ventricular enlargement and heart failure. Repair of the leaking mitral valve may improve the function of the failing heart (reverse LV remodeling). A device known as the Mitra Clip was found to be effective, ...

Penn study suggests professional welders at risk for loss of sense of smell

... sense not only determines the flavors of foods and beverages, but serves as an early warning system for the detection of fire, dangerous fumes, leaking gas, spoiled foods, and polluted environments. Using the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT) a self-administered ...

New Canadian study finds drug coated heart stents to be safe:

... Both bare metal and drug-eluting stents enable blood to flow more easily through the artery by holding it open, with drug-eluting stents also leaking drugs to prevent tissue re-growth from re-clogging the arteries. ICES Sr. Scientist, Dr. Jack Tu who holds a Canada Research Chair in Health ...

Examiners Charged in Philippines Nursing Test Scandal

... Two Philippines examiners were charged with corruption Friday for leaking questions for a nursing examination, officials said, in a scandal that ... charges to be filed against Virginia Madeja and Anesia Dionisio for leaking test questions during the June 2006 exams for nursing graduates seeking ...

Philippine Nurses Re-sit Scandal-tainted Exams

... examiners were charged with corruption earlier this month for allegedly leaking answers to the two tests. The US Commission had placed a temporary ... Philippine Board of Nursing, were charged on June 1 with corruption for leaking answers to the two tests. Madeja was the examiner in Medical Surgery ...

Lymph Cell Growth In Eyes Related To Macrophages

... in retinas could aid in treating diabetic retinopathy by removing fluids leaking from abnormal blood vessels. It is this leaking fluid, characteristic of diabetic retinopathy that can permanently damage ...

Ten People Taken Ill After Inhaling Methane Gas

... At least 10 people were taken ill Wednesday after inhaling methane gas leaking from a colliery in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district, police said. The gas leak was reported early morning from the Bathdih colliery of Bharat ...

Residents Of Gas Patch In Colorado Suffering In Silence

... emissions. "Some companies are trying to route gas to combustors instead of burning off the gas above ground. While there are still problems with leaking equipment, for example, they are trying to reduce emissions," he opines. Several producers, including EnCana, Noble and Williams, participate in ...

Australia Battles Oil Slick on Yarra River

... commented. The Yarra River Action Plan, launched by the State Government 18 months ago, earmarked $250 million to deal with contamination from leaking septic tanks and $20 million to target storm water pollution. In 2005, an investigation by a prominent newspaper, The Age, revealed widespread ...
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