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Gen-Probe Submits U.S. Regulatory Application for Additional Approval of PROCLEIX(R) ULTRIO(R) Blood Screening Assay

... use of the PROCLEIX(R) ULTRIO(R) assay to screen donated blood for the hepatitis B virus (HBV), ... Company is seeking approval to use the assay to screen for HBV on both its semi-automated instrument ... the PROCLEIX ULTRIO assay was not approved to screen donated blood for HBV, as the initial pivotal ...

AspenBio Pharma Reports Strong Results with Appendicitis Triage Blood Test from Large Multiple Hospital Study

... AppyScore(TM), the First Blood-based screen / Triage Test for Human Appendicitis, Advances in ... study using its AppyScore(TM) human appendicitis screen / triage blood test. AspenBio has also commenced ... and accuracy, of the AppyScore appendicitis screen / triage test in an emergency room setting. A ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

... across the room. Video magnifiers. They use a camera and a video screen to enlarge printed material, pictures or small objects. Some are portable, ... Closed-circuit TV systems. They project an enlarged image onto a video screen to help with reading books, magazines and other materials. ...

Genes Identified That Enhance Tumor Cell Sensitivity to CTI's Cancer Drug Brostallicin

... with cellular response to brostallicin, a high-throughput RNA interference screen was performed in selected ovarian cancer cell lines. RNA interference is ... that results in the targeted knockdown of specific genes. The current screen assayed the effect of over 7,000 individual gene knockdowns, representing ...

Breakthrough Mapping of Alzheimer's Genome Helps ID Four New Suspect Genes

... Medical School, completed the largest family-based genome-wide association screen conducted to date. More than 400 families affected by Alzheimer's disease ... the results of the Alzheimer's family-based genome-wide association screen with the bioinformatics results of AlzGene.org. The combined efforts of ...

Rapid Test for Pathogens Developed By K-State Researchers Could Be Used to Detect Diseases Used By Bioterrorists

... resistance. Traditionally, it takes days and multiple lab workers to screen a sample of soil, water or feces for just one pathogen. Additional time ... far they can detect as many as 557 genes, making it possible for them to screen for 40 different species of bacteria, 1,200 serotypes of Salmonella, five ...

FDA Reviewing Biomoda Submission for Cancer Screening Study

... more than $1.6 million over two years towards the study that will screen more than 2000 veterans. "This is an essential step in study ... conduct a two-phase study of the state's veterans. The initial phase will screen 225 veterans; a second phase will test more than 2000 veterans for lung ...

Vermillion and the Ohio State University Report That Novel Diagnostic Test May Help Predict Risk for Relapse of TTP, A Serious Blood Disorder

... our technology has led to significant new means to properly diagnose and screen patients with this serious disorder." Using the SELDI-TOF technology, ... new study findings suggest that the test can additionally be used to help screen for the risk of relapse in patients with TTP. About the Study ADAMTS13 ...

Monogram Biosciences Provides Progenics Pharmaceuticals with HIV Assays for Use in Clinical Trials

... Trofile to be used to screen patients for clinical program of monoclonal ... phase 2 studies, Progenics is using Monogram's Trofile(TM) tropism test to screen and monitor HIV infected individuals whose virus uses the CCR5 receptor as ...

American Fertility Association Calls for Expanded Research to Advance New Technology to Screen Embryos for Genetic Abnormalities

... chromosomes in a human embryonic cell. The procedure makes it possible to screen all chromosomes in embryonic cells to identify genetic abnormalities that ... risk of birth defects and miscarriage. "The current technology used to screen embryos for defects analyzes only a small number of chromosomes, making it ...

ActiveSight and CHDI Leverage Fragment-Based Lead Discovery for Huntington Disease Therapies

... a Huntington Disease (HD) target chosen by CHDI, ActiveSight will screen fragment libraries using X-ray crystallography to visualize fragments that ... determination software. ActiveSight has leveraged these capabilities to screen several drug targets with their proprietary fragment libraries, and is ...

Trana Discovery and Southern Research Institute Announce the First RNA-RNA High Throughput Drug Screening Assay Platform for HIV Antivirals

... of tests that identify active compounds. The data generated from a large screen like this provides the starting point for drug design and development. Using this newly validated assay, the HTS Center at Southern Research can screen 50,000 compounds per day. "We consider the HIV HTS assay as a major ...

New Research May Lead to Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis in Families

... disease in their blood. Armed with this new information, physicians could screen and assess first-degree relatives of PBC patients with a simple blood ... anti-mitochondrial antibodies in their blood, we think it is worthwhile to screen first-degree relatives, particularly those older than 40 years, for this ...

Sirion Therapeutics Announces Clinical Data Presentations at the 2009 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting

... of Fenretinide in the Treatment of Geographic Atrophy in Subjects with Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Preliminary Demographic Data and Reasons for screen Failure Session Date/Start Time: Wednesday May 6, 3:45-5:30 pm Posterboard Number : A451 - Program Number: 4918 A Phase II, ...

Investigational Genetic Test May Help Address Common Problems in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

... manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated human blood. Gen-Probe has more than 25 years of NAT expertise, and received the 2004 National Medal of Technology, America's highest honor ...

Gen-Probe and DiagnoCure Amend Collaboration Agreement Surrounding PCA3-Based Prostate Cancer Tests

... manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated human blood. Gen-Probe has more than 25 years of NAT expertise, and received the 2004 National Medal of Technology, America's highest honor ...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

... asked if his confidence level was the same or a little better with 3D, Dr. Charara replied, "Definitely, the image is much better than the regular screen (referring to the 2D HD displays)." Kelly Smith, Chief Operating Officer at Oakwood Heritage Hospital and one of the key orchestrators of this ...

MedNet Solutions Certified to Score SF-12v2 Health Survey

... and life sciences companies to measure health outcomes. Our products help market new drugs and biologics, track health improvement or decline, screen populations for disease, and identify future health risks. QualityMetric's patient-reported outcome(PRO) surveys provide scientifically valid ...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

... screening is implemented," said Peer Schatz, Chief Executive Officer of QIAGEN. "QIAGEN's HPV testing technology is already being used to routinely screen millions of women in the United States and Europe. We're committed to working together with the public health community to ensure that women ...

Interleukin Genetics Presents Research Linking Vertebral Fractures to Gene Variations in Asian Women With Osteoporosis

... personalized nutritional and therapeutic products to prevent or treat diseases of inflammation and other genetic variations, our ability to screen nutritional compounds for their effects on inflammatory responses and other genetic variations, given specific genetic patterns and our ability to ...

Staying One Step Ahead of Osteoporosis

... Permanente Southern California, and clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of California Irvine's College of Medicine. "If we screen for osteoporosis at the earliest onset of the disease," said Dr. Funahashi, "we can implement treatment and help to decrease the rate of hip ...

CVBT Opens Florida and Arizona Sites for Its ACORD Phase II Heart Trial

... (Ohio) and The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio were first to open for enrollment in early September, and are working in collaboration to screen and treat patients in the trial. They treated their first patient in support of the trial in mid November 2008. CVBT now has seven sites that ...

Blood Testing Identifies Abnormal Cells Up to Six Years Prior to Leukemia Diagnosis

... Quest Diagnostics and Blood-based Tumor Testing Quest Diagnostics is a leader in noninvasive blood-based biomarker testing used by physicians to screen for, diagnose and monitor carcinomas and other tissue-based disease. The company's proprietary Leumeta(TM) portfolio of tests helps physicians ...

Researchers Discover Metabolite Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

... was a better indicator of advancing disease than the traditional prostate specific antigen, or PSA, test that is currently used to monitor or screen for prostate cancer. Sarcosine was detected in the urine, which has researchers hopeful that a simple urine test could be used. In addition, ...

Infant Blood May Provide Insights into Diseases Present at Birth

... are the first to apply a new technology to measure on a large scale the presence of genes in blood spots - the blood drawn from newborn infants to screen for health-threatening conditions. Using a random sample of blood spots collected from 1998 to 2004 and the latest RNA technology, researchers were ...

CVBT Opens Two Additional Sites for Patient Enrollment for Phase II Heart Trial

... (Ohio) and The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio were first to open for enrollment in early September, and are working in collaboration to screen and treat patients in the trial. CVBT now has three sites open for patient enrollment. About CardioVascular BioTherapeutics ...

New Mammography Technology Effective in Detecting Breast Cancer

... where tissue is less fatty and more glandular. Breast MRI is effective at detecting cancer in dense breasts and is increasingly being used to screen women at high risk for breast cancer. However, MRI has a high incidence of false-positive test results that indicate cancer is present when it is ....

Mindset Media Study Reveals Which Independent Voters Favor Obama Vs. McCain

... to sway undecided voters. But despite their best efforts, independents may be more influenced by their own personalities than those on the TV screen in front of them. In a recent study, Mindset Media found that self-proclaimed independents who planned to vote Democratic in November had a ...

American Heart Association Scientific Statement: Heart Patients Should Be Screened, Treated for Depression

... American Psychiatric Association, include: -- early and repeated screening for depression in heart patients; -- the use of two questions to screen patients -- if depression is suspected the remaining questions are asked (9 questions total); -- coordinated follow-up for both heart disease ...

Swedish in Seattle to Study Connections Between Preeclampsia and Migraine

... who are in their first trimester of pregnancy from obstetrics clinics affiliated with the medical center. As part of the study protocol, women who screen positive for migraine or indicate they have experienced it will have a follow-up interview with Dr. Aurora to confirm the diagnosis, and then be ...

First Published Study of New HPV Test for Developing Countries Shows High Accuracy in Predicting Cervical Disease

... in mostly rural areas of China. In developed regions with established public health budgets and programs, Pap testing (cytology) is the standard screen for cervical disease, supplemented by HPV testing in women over the age of 30 (who are most at risk). However, both the Pap and the current HPV test ...

ASGE Encourages Patients to Speak to Their Doctor About Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

... this trial may prompt those who otherwise would have avoided being tested, to get screened for colorectal cancer. With so many different options to screen for colorectal cancer, it is important to talk to your doctor and discuss which screening method is best for you. Each screening option has ...

Clinical Lab Products Magazine Features Biomoda

... their partnership with the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services to conduct a two-phase study of the state's veterans. The initial phase will screen 225 veterans; a second phase will test more than 2000 veterans for lung cancer using Biomoda's non-invasive patented assay. Lung cancer claims more ...

Semafore Broadens Pipeline With Multi-Targeted Kinase Inhibitors

... demonstrated the ability to significantly induce apoptosis in a renal cell carcinoma cell line (786-0). Evaluation of SF2523 in a 232 kinase panel screen showed that the compound selectively and potently inhibits key cancer kinase targets, including mTOR, DNA-PK, PIM-1 and PI3K. SF2523 demonstrated ...

Positive Mosquito Count for West Nile Virus Lead DEP, Southeastern PA Counties to Ramp up Treatment Activities

... and plants. In addition, here are some simple precautions to prevent mosquito bites, particularly for people who are most at risk: -- Make sure screen fit tightly over doors and windows to keep mosquitoes out of homes. -- Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants and socks when outdoors, ...

Abbott's Kaletra(R) Tablet Dosed Once-Daily or Twice-Daily Demonstrated Similar Clinical Results Across Race and Gender Lines

... first licensed test to detect HIV antibodies in the blood and remains a leader in HIV diagnostics. Abbott retroviral and hepatitis tests are used to screen more than half of the world's donated blood supply. Abbott has developed two protease inhibitors for the treatment of HIV. About Abbott Fund ...

'Snapshots' of Eyes Could Serve as Early Warning of Diabetes or Diabetic Eye Disease, U-M Researchers Report

... July issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, Victor M. Elner, M.D., Ph.D., and Howard R. Petty, Ph.D., report on the potential of the new instrument to screen for diabetes and determine its severity. If further testing confirms the results to date, the new instrument may be useful for screening people who ...

Pivotal Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Study Published in The Lancet Concludes That Bosentan (Tracleer(R)) Demonstrates Benefits in Patients With Mildly Symptomatic WHO Functional Class II Disease

... France commented: "The results from EARLY show the relentlessly progressive nature of PAH, even in its early stages. It is of paramount importance to screen high risk patients to attain a timely diagnosis and then to treat these patients with an evidence-based approach. It is also crucial that all PAH ...

Bionovo's Drug Candidate for Menopausal Symptoms Shows Effect on Neural Pathways Related to Temperature Regulation

... been known that estrogens reduce hot flashes and non-selective SERMs cause hot flashes. However, there have not been appropriate cell-based models to screen estrogens for effects on neurons. This study demonstrated that changes in calcium levels in neurons, an important biochemical pathway to temperature ...

Magellan Biosciences Companies to Feature Automated Products and New Tests for MRSA at the American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Booth 743

... used for treating community-acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), particularly in pediatric populations. The Cefoxitin screen procedure is the most-sensitive test available to detect low-level Methicillin and Oxacillin (MRSA) resistance. In addition, TREK will demonstrate ...
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