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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

... natural energy fields. They aim to create a free flow of energy by clearing, balancing and stimulating ... and reorienting the recipient's energy flow within and around the body. Some people find ... holding each one for several minutes until the flow of energy slows or stops. Like healing ...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System

... patient support that incorporates a centrifugal flow rotary pump with an active magnetically levitated ... activities. The DuraHeart supplements the natural flow by pumping blood from the left ventricle to the aorta, increasing total flow to normal levels. The development of the ...

RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) Provides Rapid and Sustained Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Symptom Relief in as Little as Three Days

... - Significant peak urine flow (Qmax) improvements within 2-6 hours of the first ... signs and symptoms of BPH, including a peak urine flow rate (Qmax) between 4 and 15 mL/sec (mean of 8.7 ... and obstructive symptoms. Change in peak urinary flow rate (Qmax scores) was a secondary endpoint. ...

Watson Announces United States Availability of RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin), a Novel New Treatment in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

... RAPAFLO(TM) was proven to rapidly increase urine flow in just two to six hours following the initial ... tissues to relax, resulting in improved urine flow and a reduction in BPH symptoms. The binding ... significantly improve Qmax scores (maximum urine flow rates) as early as two hours following first dose ...

Study Data Show Positive European Experience With DuraHeart Left Ventricular Assist Device for Advanced Stage Heart Failure Patients

... generation pulsatile and second generation axial flow LVADs. The event rate of bleeding requiring ... (0.40 vs. 3.49) and comparable to the small axial flow devices (0.40 and 0.37). The rate of ... and slightly higher than the rate in the axial flow device group (0.56 vs. 0.45). The most ...

David Feldman, M.D. Appointed Co-Principal Investigator of DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System U.S. Clinical Trial

... which is intended to optimize oxygenated blood flow from the left ventricle to the aorta and into the ... DuraHeart is intended to supplement the natural flow produced by the heart by increasing total flow to near normal levels. About Heart ...

For Old or Young Dialysis Patients, AV Fistulas Remain Pure Gold

... time the access stayed open and in moving blood flow efficiently. An AV fistula is the preferred ... the forearm that allows blood from the artery to flow into the vein, thus providing access for dialysis. The increased blood flow makes the vein grow larger and stronger so it can ...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reports Clinical Progress in the DuraHeart(TM) U.S. Pivotal Trial as NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center Implants First Patient

... patient support that incorporates a centrifugal flow rotary pump with an active magnetically levitated ... activities. The DuraHeart supplements the natural flow by pumping blood from the left ventricle to the aorta, increasing total flow to normal levels. About Heart Failure ...

American Heart Association EMS Survey Uncovers Deficiencies in Response, Treatment and Transfer of Patients With Most Deadly Heart Attacks

... treatment to reopen the artery and restore blood flow to the heart muscle. The preferred treatment is ... of heart attack known as STEMI, in which blood flow is completely blocked to a portion of the heart. ... PCI procedures like angioplasty to restore blood flow to the heart muscle within 90 minutes. The ...

Chemoembolization Improving as Liver Cancer Treatment

... beads lodge in the blood vessels, blocking blood flow to the artery and cutting off the blood supply to ... the arteries that feed the tumor, so that blood flow is more effectively blocked; these microspheres ... in some cases leads to restriction in blood flow and cell death," said Franco Orsi, M.D., chief of ...

Studies Examine Quality of Care for Hospitalized Sickle Cell Disease Patients and Effective Methods for Detecting Risk of Stroke in Children With This Disorder

... can cause pain and infections and, when blood flow to specific organs is affected, can also lead to ... Is a Determinant of Cerebral Artery Blood flow Velocity in Children With Sickle Cell Anemia ... daytime hemoglobin saturation and speed of blood flow in the brain measured by TCD, which indicates the ...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Muscarinic Agonist NGX267 Meets Primary Endpoint in a Phase II Clinical Trial in Patients with Xerostomia

... a statistically significant increase in salivary flow production compared to placebo at all three ... other conditions in which a reduction in salivary flow has been observed such as the effects of head and ... For the primary endpoint, whole mouth salivary flow was collected by passive drainage into ...

Exercise Helps Prevent Age-Related Brain Changes in Older Adults

... exercise regularly show increased cerebral blood flow and a greater number of small blood vessels in ... decline in the elderly. The blood vessel and flow differences may be one reason." The ... underwent MRI to determine cerebral blood flow and MR angiography to depict blood vessels in the ...

CVBT Doses First Patient in its Phase II Clinical Trial for Severe Coronary Heart Disease

... from coronary heart disease by increasing blood flow to ischemic tissue or tissue that has ... nutrients from blood supply. By providing blood flow to the damaged regions of the heart, the tissues ... diseases characterized by inadequate blood flow to a tissue or organ. In addition to the Phase II ...

Analysis of Earlier European Stroke Trial Supports Treatment Regimen for Viprinex(TM) in Current International Phase 3 Clinical Trials

... Viprinex may work in three ways to improve blood flow to areas of the brain affected by the stroke by: ... (resistance to flow), which should improve blood flow to areas of the brain affected by the stroke. ... dissolving mechanism, which should restore blood flow further to areas of the brain affected by the ...

Prescient Medical, Inc. Achieves Successful Clinical Debut of vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield

... angiography revealed that blood flow had been restored to the distal portion of the ... again achieving restoration of blood flow distal to the treated segment. The third ... and cross the lesion successfully. Restoration of flow was achieved without angiographic evidence of ...

Study Analyzed SYMBICORT(R) in Children with Persistent Asthma

... flow (PEF),(1) which measures the maximum flow of air a person can blow out during a forced breath (the maximum flow achieved during forced expiration),(3) and ... 2008, Toronto. Abstract #K67. 3. Peak flow Meters. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. ...

Cardium's Innercool Therapies Unit Announces Publication of Positive Effects of Early and Rapid Hypothermia Following Heart Attack

... immediately after reperfusion when coronary blood flow was restored in the heart in a porcine heart ... either prior to or after restoration of blood flow (reperfusion), was compared to a normal core body ... also significantly reduced impairment of blood flow in the coronary microvasculature (microvascular ...

Orqis(R) Medical's Cancion(R) System Significantly Increases Cardiac Performance

... "Efficacy and Safety of Continuous Aortic flow Augmentation in Patients Hospitalized with Acute ... performance." He continued, "Orqis' unique aortic flow therapy bridges the gap between medical ... that improve cardiac performance through aortic flow therapy. Orqis devices uniquely bridge ...

Evotec's EVT 101 Shown to Penetrate the Brain in Man and to Modulate Brain Activity During the Performance of Cognitive Tasks

... of the changes in basal regional cerebral blood flow indicated a selective increase in blood flow in one specific region of the cortex, an area ... such as pain and depression. Basal blood flow in other brain areas was unaffected. These ...

New Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Registry Data Show Clot Quickly Removed, Blood Flow Restored in Large Patient Registry

... either partially or completely blocks the flow of blood in the vein. The Trellis device removes the blood clot and restores blood flow much quicker than the current catheter-directed ... "It gets the clot out right away, restoring blood flow in the vein while the patient's blood becomes ...

JACC Identifies DEFER with 5-year Outcomes as Landmark Trial

... FFR expresses maximum achievable blood flow in a coronary artery with abnormal stenosis as a fraction of maximum blood flow in the absence of a stenosis. FFR is 100% ... which lesions are actually causing the flow restriction and may be treated. "The DEFER data ...

Multi Merci Trial Results Published in Peer Reviewed Journal

... the brain and is designed to restore blood flow by engaging, capturing and removing blood clots ... Merci(R) L5 Retriever had their cerebral blood flow successfully restored 57.3% of the time with the ... physicians successfully restored cerebral blood flow 69.5% of the time. For patients to be ...

Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Peer-Reviewed Publications of the INFUSE-LR Clinical Trial Results and Clinical Practice Experience With Hylenex

... myoclonus, and mild-to-moderate dehydration. flow rates up to 500 mL/hour were attained without ... because the medication dosage required Sub-Q flow rates greater than the standard 3 mL/hour. There ... 8, 2006 Halozyme press release), the INcreased flow Utilizing Subcutaneously-Enabled Lactated ...

News from the American Heart Association

... continue to reinforce the goal of restoring blood flow to the heart as quickly as possible," said ... inflated to re-open the artery and restore blood flow to the heart; a stent is frequently inserted to ... therapy might be considered for restoring blood flow when all of the following are present: 1) ...

High Blood Pressure May Heighten Effects of Alzheimer's Disease

... or high blood pressure, reduces blood flow in the brains of adults with Alzheimer's disease, ... imaging (MRI), which can measure blood flow in the brain, to image 68 older adults. Arterial ... results showed that in all patient groups blood flow in the brain was substantially decreased in ...

Study Confirms That New Protocol Shortens the Time It Takes to Open Blocked Arteries for Heart Attack Patients

... to when the patient's artery is opened and blood flow to the heart is restored in the cardiac ... has been very successful at restoring blood flow to heart tissue and saving lives." Every year ... when an artery is completely blocked and blood flow to cardiac muscle is restricted. According to ...

Edwards' Resilient Trial Demonstrates Statistically Superior Results for Treating Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Leg

... The SFA is the major artery providing blood flow to the leg and extends behind the knee as the ... causing moderate to severe pain due to poor blood flow in the leg muscles. It is estimated ... of the arteries with decreased blood flow to the lower extremities that may result in ...

Patient Enrollment Complete in First Trial to Compare Physiologic Guidance vs. Angiographic Guidance of Stent Deployment in Patients with Multivessel Disease

... are participating in the FAME (Fractional flow reserve vs. Angiography for Multivessel ... to physiologic guidance will have fractional flow reserve (FFR) measured in diseased vessels with a ... equal to 0.80, meaning the coronary pressure or flow beyond the narrowing is less than or equal to 80% ...

New Study: Pine Bark Extract Boosts Nitric Oxide (NO) Production

... production which leads to an increase in blood flow and oxygen supply to muscles. Nitric oxide, a ... chemical produced by the body, increases blood flow that serves to deliver more nutrients and oxygen ... with Pycnogenol(R), results revealed blood flow increased in response to acetylcholine ...

Surgery More Likely Than Angioplasty to Relieve Pain for Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

... the heart. When arteries narrow, diminished blood flow may starve the heart muscle of oxygen and ... insufficient during exercise or stress. If blood flow through a coronary artery is stopped, a heart ... from the chest, leg or arm to reroute blood flow around narrowed heart arteries. In angioplasty, a ...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Completes Phase I Multiple Dose Clinical Trial of NGX267, a Selective M1 Agonist for the Potential Treatment of Cognitive Impairment Associated with Schizophrenia

... the study, increases in peak and total salivary flow were detected for NGX267 in comparison to ... and within subject peak increases in salivary flow correlated with peak plasma levels of NGX267. Decreased salivary flow results in dry mouth, or xerostomia, and is ...

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results

... benefit of NicVAX, as evidenced by our continuing flow of positive data from our NicVAX Phase 2b trial." ... alternatives process; generate sufficient cash flow from sales of products or from milestone or ... 2007 2006 Cash flow from operating activities: Loss from ...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

... and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future potential ... and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future utilization by the ...

New Imaging Analysis Predicts Brain Tumor Survival

... at the relative cerebral blood volume and the relative cerebral blood flow of the tumor to analyze voxel-wise changes among the serial scans. ... were able to show changes in the tumor's blood volume and blood flow after one week that corresponded to the patient's overall survival. ...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

... in plaque area in treated arteries, corresponding to an increase in blood flow between six months and two years, as confirmed by intravascular ultrasound ... metallic stent, Abbott's bioabsorbable stent is designed to restore blood flow by propping a clogged vessel open, and to provide support until the blood ...

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

... "We searched for tumor cells by performing a sophisticated form of flow cytometry as well as molecular testing on frozen samples of whole blood ... by examining cell-surface proteins, or CLL markers, using a method called flow cytometry, and by using molecular techniques to confirm the presence of ...

Study Shows Leconotide, an Investigative Calcium Channel Blocker, Has Potential as a Selective, Efficacious, Non-Opioid Pain Treatment

... the body is enclosed by a membrane which acts as a barrier controlling the flow of chemicals into and out of the cell. Channels through the membrane ... of substances into and out of the cell. Some are specialized for the flow of chemical ions such as sodium, potassium and calcium. The amount of ...

Stents Can Treat - Not Just Prevent - Strokes, Suggests Early Research

... cause of death in the U.S., stroke is called a brain attack because blood flow and oxygen to part of the brain is cut off. About 85 percent of strokes ... hemorrhagic and are caused by a broken blood vessel. The lack of blood flow and oxygen to the site of the stroke causes the brain tissue to die. ...

Do You Know You're Having a Stroke?

... or a transient ischemic attack (TIA), a temporary interruption of blood flow to part of the brain. Less than half of the patients -- 42 ... the stroke can frequently be dissolved or disintegrated so blood can again flow to the brain. In such cases, immediate treatment can mean the difference ...
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