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Southern Research Institute Wins $14.7 Million NIH Award to Participate in Molecular Libraries Probe Production Center Network

... will offer high throughput screening (HTS) and probe development resources to public and private ... grants as part of the Molecular Libraries probe Production Center Network include: -- Burnham ... Mass. -- Comprehensive Center for Chemical probe Discovery and Optimization at Scripps Research ...

New Clinical Studies Confirm Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) GI in Range of Procedures

... Cellvizio(R) GI. In 7 patients, the Cellvizio(R) probe was introduced directly into the common bile ... In a further 7 patients, the further miniaturized probe was introduced and placed to suspected lesions under visual control via a cholangioscope. The probe could be introduced in all patients, and ...

American Lung Association Study to be Published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' Finds Prescription Heartburn Medication Does Not Control Asthma Symptoms as Previously Thought

... Participants were classified with respect to GER status with ambulatory pH probe monitoring. The primary outcome was the rate of episodes of poor asthma ... scores, nocturnal awakenings, or quality of life. GER documented by pH probe studies in 40% of participants with absent or minimal symptoms did not ...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good

... added Onik. With cryoablation, interventional radiologists insert a probe through the skin, using imaging to guide the needle to the tumor; the probe then circulates extremely cold gas to freeze and destroy the cancerous ...

ATS Medical Announces Initial Clinical Results of Stand-Alone Atrial Fibrillation Procedures Using ATS CryoMaze Product Line

... others are performing ATS CryoMaze ablations by manipulating the cryogenic probe by hand. The strengths of the stand-alone procedure using ATS CryoMaze ... the Maze procedure. The Company anticipates introducing a new ATS CryoMaze probe and clamp combinations during mid 2008. Sole Therapy or Stand-Alone ...

Is Obesity an Oral Bacterial Disease?

... of overweight women. Saliva was collected from 313 women with a body mass index between 27 and 32, and bacterial populations were measured by DNA probe analysis. Levels in this group were compared with data from a population of 232 healthy individuals from periodontal disease studies. The median ...

AdvanDx Launches Fast, 90 Minutes Protocol for All CE-IVD Marked PNA FISH(R) Tests in Europe

... PNA FISH(R) tests in Europe. The fast protocol reduces the PNA FISH turn-around time from the original 2.5 hours to 90 minutes by reducing PNA probe hybridization time from 90 minutes to 30 minutes. Clinical validation studies performed at hospitals in the United States and Europe show the two ...

Walter Reed Army Medical Center offers HIFU for Qualifying Men with Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer in a Phase III Clinical Trial

... radiation therapy (EBRT). The technology of using HIFU with the Sonablate is a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure that uses a transrectal probe to focus ultrasound energy resulting in a therapeutic rise in heat within the prostate. This results in the focal destruction of prostatic tissue. ...

ExonHit Reports Proof-of-Concept in Breast Cancer Diagnostic Using its SpliceArray(TM) Platform

... About ExonHit's SpliceArray(TM) ExonHit's SpliceArray(TM) platform represents a novel generation of microarrays that incorporates a specific probe configuration, enabling an exhaustive monitoring of RNA splice variants [2]. The Human Genome Wide SpliceArray(TM) biochips which profile close to ...

Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of a Phase I/II Clinical Trial in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

... increase the oxygen levels of the hypoxic portions of cancerous tumors. Intra-tumoral oxygen concentration levels, as determined by an oxygen-sensing probe implanted into the tumors of brain cancer patients, will be collected in this trial, comparing baseline to post-TSC treatment at escalating doses. ...

September 2008 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Cataract Removal, Severe Headache and Dual Energy X-Ray Imaging

... or reading -- it's time to consider surgery, the only treatment. The most common surgical approach is called phacoemulsification. An ultrasound probe is used to soften and break up the clouded lens, which is suctioned out. Then, the surgeon inserts an artificial flexible lens. The outpatient ...

Leading Immunologists Convene in Boston

... danger. In contrast to traditional medical meetings which focus on particular medical specialties, the FOCIS approach is to highlight and probe the underlying common elements of diseases which can lead to better therapies. "As the immunology field rapidly advances in clinical trials and ...

Hope for Emphysema Sufferers: Clinical Trial That May Help Patients Breathe Easier Begins at Central DuPage Hospital

... commonly use bronchoscopes to examine the airways within the lungs. During the airway bypass procedure, physicians will first use a Doppler probe inserted through the bronchoscope to identify a site in the airway that is away from blood vessels. A special needle is then used to make a small ...

New Data Presented on the Renessa(R) Treatment for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence

... The Renessa procedure offers women a new non-surgical approach to the effective treatment of SUI. The FDA-cleared Renessa System includes a small probe which a physician passes through the natural opening of the urethra (transurethral). The probe heats multiple small treatment sites in the submucosa ...

Abbott Receives Supplemental FDA Approval for its Best-in-Class in Sensitivity RealTime HIV-1 Viral Load Test

... also includes innovative genomic tests for chromosome changes associated with congenital disorders and cancer, including the PathVysion(R) HER-2 DNA probe Kit, a test used to help select women with breast cancer who could benefit from Herceptin(R) therapy, and UroVysion(TM), which detects genetic ...

Breast Cancer and HER-2/neu: Diagnostic Tools for Targeted Therapy

... it contains an internal control: a chromosome 17 probe not associated with Her-2/neu. An excess of Her-2/neu probe fluorescence over control probe fluorescence indicates Her-2/neu amplification. ...

Cholesterol Drug Fails to Slow Progression of Coronary Disease, Cleveland Clinic Study Reports

... Torectrapib was also associated with a substantial increase in blood pressure, averaging 4.6 mm. IVUS is a technique in which a tiny ultrasound probe is inserted into the coronary arteries, providing a precise and reproducible method for determining the change in plaque, or atheroma, burden during ...

CSL Therapy That Mimics 'Good' Cholesterol May Reduce Plaque Volume in Coronary Arteries

... (IVUS) and quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) before and two-three weeks after the treatment. IVUS is a technique in which a tiny ultrasound probe is inserted into the coronary arteries to determine the change in plaque during treatment. Coronary angiography is an X-ray examination of the blood ...

CSL Therapy That Mimics “Good” Cholesterol May Reduce Plaque Volume in Coronary Arteries

... (IVUS) and quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) before and 2-3 weeks after the treatment. IVUS is a technique in which a tiny ultrasound probe is inserted into the coronary arteries to determine the change in plaque during treatment. Coronary angiography is an X-ray examination of the blood ...

New Survey Finds Troubling Data on American Asthma Sufferers

... As nearly 6 million asthma sufferers are under age 18, it is the most common chronic childhood disease. NCL commissioned Harris Interactive to probe into the asthma sufferer experience, researching depth of knowledge, effects of symptoms, and degree to which treatment is being pursued. The results ...

Gene Chips to Detect CYP Variations: A New Step Toward Customized Medical Therapy.

... are anchored and synthesized at specific locations on a small, coated quartz surface. Different probes can be attached to different locations. Each probe is chosen to hybridize selectively with a specific DNA fragment. In the case of AmpliChip CYP450 test, this provides the ability for particular ...

Testing for Human Papillomavirus

... stained target cells indicates HPV is present. Staining is performed on an automated instrument, the Ventana BenchMark. There are separate probe kits for oncogenic and nononcogenic HPV types. HPV DNA technology with European CE marking includes Amplicor HPV and Linear Array HPV ...
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