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Researchers effectively treat tumors with use of nanotubes

... N.C. By injecting man-made, microscopic tubes into tumors and heating them with a quick, ... Nanotubes are long, thin, sub-microscopic tubes made of carbon. For the study, researchers used ... If enough heat is conducted, tumor cells near the tubes begin to shrink and die. Using a mouse model, ...

Sysmex America Debuts High-end Sample Management System During AACC

... capable of automatically redirecting lavender top tubes for repeat/re-flex testing performed on the ... hematology automation line or redirecting tubes for further testing onto an integrated A1c ... The Sysmex TS-2000 also can redirect lavender top tubes for sorting into laboratory defined shared sample ...

Varian Medical Systems Reports Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009

... for the X-Ray Products business, including tubes and digital flat-panel detectors for filmless ... "Orders for high-tier CT and mammography tubes declined. Decreases in dental and veterinary ... practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in ...

First Vessel Graft Grown From Kidney Patients' Own Cells

... the patient's arteries and veins. These plastic tubes fail more often than shunts made from the ... and after that they will need to have plastic tubes implanted. Plastic tubes fail on average every 12 months, he said. In ...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit the Latest X-Ray Image Detectors, and X-Ray Tubes at the CMEF Show in Shenzhen, China

... Inc. (NYSE: VAR ), a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and flat panel digital X-ray image detectors will ... Varian will also showcase its full range of X-ray tubes for fluoroscopy, angiography, cardiology and ... A line-up of replacement X-ray tubes that are available through Varian's Interay, a ...

Trista Sutter Announces She Will Get the Essure Permanent Birth Control Procedure

... the added pain and recovery time of getting her tubes tied combined with her C-section. The Essure ... micro-inserts are placed in a woman's fallopian tubes through the cervix without incisions. Over the ... Confirmation Test to confirm that the fallopian tubes are fully blocked, and that the patient can rely ...

Varian Medical Systems to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary and Decade of Growth

... Imaging: Varian introduced over 50 new X-ray tubes as well as a complete line of flat-panel digital ... developed a new breed of compact anode-grounded tubes powerful enough to help CT scanners generate ... practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in ...

'Inside out' Applesauce Fueling Oklahoma's Title Quest

... the U.S. Olympic Committee distributed 6,000 tubes of the nutritionally fortified applesauce to ... the applesauce. We shipped in 3,000 AppleBoost tubes for practices leading up to the championship game." All-natural AppleBoost energy snack tubes come in squeezable, freezable 32-gram packaging ...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit the Latest X-Ray Image Detectors, X-Ray Tubes, and Cancer Treatment Technologies at RSNA This Year

... Inc. (NYSE: VAR ) will exhibit its X-ray tubes and flat-panel digital detectors for filmless ... for non-destructive testing. X-RAY tubes Varian will also exhibit its X-ray tubes for medical and industrial imaging. Varian ...

Silver-Coated Ventilator Tubes Cut Risk of Pneumonia

... News) -- The use of silver-coated endotracheal tubes reduced the risk of pneumonia among ... in 4.8 percent of those with silver-coated tubes and in 7.5 percent of patients with uncoated tubes -- a 35.9 percent relative reduction in risk. ...

Clear Catheter Systems Completes $600-Million Financing, Opens Cleveland Office

... used to prevent obstruction of surgical drainage tubes inserted after heart, lung and trauma surgery. ... part of heart surgery was the day their drainage tubes were pulled out," says Marc Gillinov, M.D., the ... PleuraFlow System. "We need to develop smaller tubes that drain the wound effectively, but don't hurt ...

New Ear Tube Device Helps Treat Infections Faster

... States, about 2.2 million children need to have tubes implanted for the treatment of chronic ear infections (otitis media) with effusion. The tubes are inserted to relieve pressure and fluid ... Science, said in a prepared statement. "Small tubes two to three millimeters in diameter are inserted ...

Research Grant to Fund Free Surgeries for Women Suffering From Blocked Fallopian Tubes

... a build-up of fluid in the fallopian tubes that can cause infertility, to receive free ... of a hydrosalpinx on one or both fallopian tubes has been associated with a reduction of ... micro-insert off-label method for occluding tubes with hydrosalpinx is thought to increase chances ...

Silver-Coated Endotracheal Tubes Cut Down on Infections

... MONDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Endotracheal tubes coated with silver dramatically reduce infections ... more than others, such as MRSA." Endotracheal tubes that have no coating can be infected with highly ... Shorr noted that the silver-coated endotracheal tubes are very effective in preventing infections from ...

Study Shows New Therapy Opens Blocked Fallopian Tubes, Returns Fertility Without Surgery

... (Feb, 2008) reports that blocked fallopian tubes can be opened without surgery, enabling ... to the study, CPT's non-surgical treatment opened tubes in 61% of women with totally blocked fallopian ... a CPT patient. Before therapy, one of her tubes had been removed during emergency surgery, ...

Ear Wax Softener Can Affect Hearing, Study Reports

... Children's Hospital, inserted tympanostomy tubes in one of the ears of five chinchillas. These tubes are often used in children with middle ear ... with the softener. The ears without the tubes served as the controls. When the team evaluated ...

New nanotube findings by Stanford researchers give boost to potential biomedical applications

... But a dearth of data about what happens to the tubes after they discharge their medical payloads has ... researchers, who spent months tracking the tiny tubes inside mice, have found some answers. Studies ... long they could linger. But fears that the tiny tubes might be piling up in vital organs, like ...

Varian Medical Systems Acquires Pan-Pacific Enterprises for Marketing, Sales and Distribution of X-Ray Imaging Products in China

... largest independent distributor of medical X-ray tubes in China, for the purpose of marketing, sales, ... enhances the Varian sales channel for X-ray tubes and flat panel image detectors in China," said ... practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in ...

Verathon Inc. Introduces GlideScope(R) Ranger Single Use Video Laryngoscope for Emergency Departments, EMS and Military; Enables Fast Intubations and Eliminates Time-Consuming Disinfection

... up to 25% of endotracheal tubes (ETT) are misplaced, with 66% of misplaced tubes being inserted into the esophagus.(ii) ... (depending on usage). GlideRite(TM) tracheal tubes and a 90 degree rigid stylet, both used ...

Tube Feeding Error: Fatal Medical Mistakes

... or the small intestines. These patients often have many other types of tubes such as IVs, oxygen, or drainage tubes in them. It's not the first time an enteral misconnection has ...

Hysterectomies Could Be Source of Stem Cells

... after surgery THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Fallopian tubes removed from fertile women of child-bearing age during hysterectomies or ... from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil found that human fallopian tubes are rich in mesenchymal stem cells. The team isolated and grew these cells ...

Draeger Announces New Tubes & CMS Handbook - 15th Edition

... PITTSBURGH, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Draeger tubes & CMS Handbook - 15th Edition used for years as a reference source by ... Draeger Tube & CMS Handbook contains optimized graphics of the Draeger tubes and uses spiral binding to allow the user to better handle day-to-day ....

Varian Medical Systems Introduces the PaxScan 3030+ X-Ray Image Detector for Interventional Angiography

... Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ) X-Ray Products, a world leader in X-ray tubes and supplier of the premier PaxScan(R) line of digital X-ray image ... Medical Systems Varian X-Ray Products is a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, dental, veterinary, ...

High dosage brachytherapy obtains excellent results in head and neck tumors

... the area with greatest possibilities for relapse with a series of plastic tubes which are subsequently filled with radioactive material, the aim being to ... the skin, like a drainpipe, explained Doctor Rafael Martnez-Monge. These tubes are connected to a machine that administers the treatment according to a ...

Varian Medical Systems Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009

... markets. Revenues for the X-Ray Products business, including tubes and digital flat-panel detectors for filmless X-ray imaging, were $86 ... centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X- ray imaging in medical, scientific, and ...

Flash Speed. Lowest Dose.

... Definition Flash is a new dual-source CT from Siemens, featuring two X-ray tubes that simultaneously revolve around the patient's body. The fastest ... D). This new generation of dual- source CT scanners, featuring two X-ray tubes and two detectors, will provide a genuine innovation boost to dual-source ...

Researchers seek children for a study of antibiotics for a urinary tract disorder

... VUR is the abnormal flow of urine from the bladder back up into the tubes that run to the kidneys. These tubes are called ureters. Normally, urine flows down the ureters to the bladder. ...

Essure Procedure Now Covered by Medicaid in California

... in about 10 minutes, the soft micro-inserts are placed into the Fallopian tubes through the cervix eliminating the need for incisions. Once in place, the ... to confirm that the micro-inserts are in the correct location, the tubes are blocked and that the woman can discontinue temporary birth control. ...

Engineering students: Headset muffles loud, unnerving MRI noises

... air phones, or headphones attached to small tubes, connected via the tubes to specially crafted electronics and software located outside the MRI ... once distributed on commercial airplanes, pipe the sound via two tubes to tiny microphones connected to an amplifier and a signal processor ...

Siemens Introduces New Dual Energy Applications to SOMATOM Definition

... -- at only half the dose of previous Siemens systems. The two X-ray tubes provide the system with features previously not existing in diagnostic ... in the event of cerebral bleeding. The two energy levels of the X-ray tubes are used to fade out the contrast medium (CM). In the past, this had ...

Nature's helpers: Using microorganisms to remove TCE from water

... MBfR works by delivering hydrogen gas to the bacteria through tiny hollow tubes submerged in water. In the right environment, the tubes become coated with a biofilm containing microorganisms. The system ...

Verathon Inc., maker of GlideScope(R) Video Laryngoscopes, Introduces Free Grant Writing Kit for EMS Professionals

... that in emergency out-of-hospital intubations, up to 25% of endotracheal tubes (ETT) are misplaced, with 66% of misplaced tubes being inserted into the esophagus.(i) Out-of-hospital intubations also ...

Hormone may be new drug target for preventing lymphedema, tumor spread

... normally. The lymphatic system includes lymph nodes and a network of thin tubes that transport fluid and immune cells that have leached out of tissues back into the circulatory system. These tubes branch, like blood vessels, into all the tissues of the body. Between two ...

Varian Medical Systems to Introduce Two New PaxScan(R) Flat-Panel Digital Radiography Products at RSNA This Year

... -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ), a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and the PaxScan(R) line of digital X-ray image detectors, will introduce ... centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and ...

Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

... to this increase in revenue was an increase in the number of PULSE tubes sold, revenue from PCT Systems under lease, and the recognition of ... this increase in revenue was a significant increase in the number of PULSE tubes sold, revenue from PCT Systems under lease, and the recognition of ...

Clinical Study Published Showing Benefits of Glue Used in Facelift Surgery

... of the patients studied. Fibrin glue alleviated the need for drainage tubes postoperatively that can cause discomfort. The tubes are normally placed under the skin for 1-2 days following facelift surgery ...

London's Barts Hospital Selects Varian Equipment to Offer Advanced Radiotherapy to More Cancer Patients

... informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo ...

DEET in Bug Spray Tied to Neural Damage in Mice

... the health risks from mosquitoes and other insects than about the potential harms of DEET, experts said. "This work was done primarily in test tubes in order to try to understand some of the mechanisms," said Dr. Ted Schettler, science director of the Science & Environmental Health Network. ...

Varian Medical Systems Receives 510(k) Clearance for Fast and Accurate Acuros(TM) Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Capability

... informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo ...

Cancer Patients Benefit From Speed, Accuracy of RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments

... informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo ...
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