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Top Medical Research Centers Form Velos Advisory Group for Service-Oriented Architecture

... Center. The Advisory Group will collaborate with Velos to create an SOA layer for the Velos eResearch clinical trial management system deployed at each ... institutions on a national and international scale. This new application layer will allow integrated systems to be more efficient and reliable. SOA is a ...

Optigenex Inc. Signs New License and Distribution Agreement With Itochu Corporation of Japan

... supplement increases the production of collagen III in the epidermis layer of the skin. NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optigenex ... supplement increases the production of collagen III in the epidermis layer of the skin by stimulating expression of the COL3A1 gene. Collagen III is ...

OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R Stent(TM) has Lower MACE Rate than TAXUS(R) and CYPHER(R) Stents in Clinical Trial

... attracts circulating endothelial progenitor cells to rapidly build a layer of healthy tissue and promote long-term natural healing." The study ... attracted to the surface of the Genous stent, EPCs can form an endothelial layer over the stent to provide protection against thrombus and minimize ...

Improved Cornea Surgery Technique Provides Enhanced Transplant Success

... much of its optical power. When the cell density in the endothelial layer is reduced below a level compatible with its normal function, the cornea ... keratoplasy)---where only endothelial tissue attached to a thin layer of deep stroma is transplanted and the normal structure of the recipient ...

New Data Show Improvements in Work Performance in Patients with Chronic Insomnia Treated with AMBIEN CR(R) (zolpidem tartrate extended-release) Tablets CIV

... in next-day performance. AMBIEN CR is delivered in two stages. The first layer dissolves quickly to induce sleep. The second layer is released more gradually into the body to help provide more continuous ...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

... episcleral drug reservoir is inserted under the thin, filmy conjunctiva, or covering of the eyeball, to the sclera -- the fibrous, protective outer layer of the eye. The tiny cup administers the drug slowly by passive diffusion through the sclera, where it reaches the retina and vitreous. The device is ...

New Powder Speeds Healing of Difficult Foot Wounds

... and ulcers, can be one of the most difficult ailments for a podiatrist to treat. However, a new wound dressing powder, which acts very much like a layer of skin, is proving to speed the healing time and reduce the amount of pain that a patient suffering from a serious foot ulcer would normally ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

... the residual stenosis in the area of the lesion improved from 30% to just 5% (measured by Quantitative Angiography). The Shield was covered by a thin layer of healthy tissue with an average thickness of 80 - 110 microns. "These results are comparable to what is seen with drug eluting stents in terms of ...

Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent, providing a safe and effective alternative to DES. OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative medical ...

Melanoma and Pregnancy: What Every Woman Needs to Know About the Risks, Prognosis

... 1 mm in depth (which is considered a "thin" melanoma, or in an early stage of the disease), no ulceration is present in the tumor (meaning the top layer of the skin when examined under the microscope is intact), and the melanoma is contained and has not spread, then the patient has what dermatologists ...

Research Shows VASER(R) Lipo Results in Excellent Skin Tightening

... VASER ultrasonic energy in all body contouring procedures." Most doctors agree that the key to good skin retraction is related to treating the layer of fat directly under the skin. This allows the physician to effectively sculpt an area and stimulate the dermal collagen resulting in skin ...

Studies Show Combination Laser Therapy Effective At Clearing Acne, Reducing Oil Production

... For patients with intermittent acne flares and pronounced oily skin with large pores, ALA PDT treatment with a 1450nm diode laser that heats the deep layer of skin where the oil glands are located has been shown to help these patients in as little as one to three treatments. "Typically, women aged 35 to ...

Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

... said Dr. Eichenfield. "It appears that a subset of patients with atopic dermatitis and eczema is born with problems with the function of their outer layer of skin, which can cause the skin to be drier and more prone to the absorption of irritants, microbes and allergens that can penetrate the skin and ...

Medgenics Announces Positive Data From Phase I/II Clinical Trial of EPODURE Treatment of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

... in animal cells." Medgenics' Biopump is a unique tissue-based platform technology that processes a toothpick sized sliver of the inner layer of the subject's skin and is intended to provide sustained-action protein therapy for the treatment of a range of chronic diseases, including ...

Positive Phase 1 Clinical Trial Results for Transdermal Lidocaine

... One hour after application, TPM/lidocaine delivered 500 percent more ( p <0.001) lidocaine into the stratum corneum, the outer layer of the skin, than the commercial product, Xylocaine(R). Phosphagenics' TPM/lidocaine also augmented the depth of penetration, with 450 percent ( p ...

Interim Analysis of 12-Month Data from e-HEALING Registry Shows Good Safety and Efficacy in Real-World Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM)

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis. OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets ...

Data From Multiple Clinical Trials of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) to be Presented at TCT 2008

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis. In another oral presentation at TCT 2008, Robert Cottone, ...

F.D.A. Approves SANCUSO(R), the First and Only Patch for Preventing Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

... system, or skin patch, that delivers granisetron, its active component and an established inhibitor of nausea and vomiting, through a thin layer of adhesive that attaches the patch to the skin. The medicine is then released slowly and continuously into the bloodstream for up to five ...

SF1126, Semafore's PI3 Kinase Inhibitor, Found to Block Angiogenic Signaling From Both VEGF and Bv8 in Multiple Cell Lines

... "In addition to targeting angiogenesis, SF1126 blocks key targets involved in tumor growth including mTOR, DNA-PK, PIM-1 and PLK-1. This adds another layer of versatility to what SF1126 can do as an antitumor agent." About Semafore Semafore is a clinical stage drug discovery and development ...

Data Presented at Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Interventional Cardiology Demonstrate OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R Stent(TM) Has Better Outcomes When Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis. OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets ...

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

... Canada, Australia and Switzerland. Actelion, founded in late 1997, is a leading player in innovative science related to the endothelium -- the single layer of cells separating every blood vessel from the blood stream. Actelion's over 1700 employees focus on the discovery, development and marketing of ...

Lilly and TransPharma Medical Announce Licensing and Development Agreement

... TransPharma's ViaDerm drug delivery system incorporates a handheld electronic control unit, which creates microscopic passageways through the outer layer of the skin allowing for transdermal delivery of a wide variety of drugs from a patch. The system provides a cost-effective, ...

Ion Mobility Diagnostic Test from Quest Diagnostics is First to Provide Direct Physical Measurement of Lipoprotein Particles, Cardiovascular Disease Indicators, Study Finds

... direct measurement of particles. Ion mobility determines particle size based on the drift velocity of ion-charged particles as they pass through a layer of air under the force of an electric field. Ion mobility, which is commonly used to analyze aerosols, is employed in nanotechnology, proteomics ...

Multiple Clinical Data Presentations at EuroPCR 2008 Support Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) as Safe Alternative to Drug-Eluting Stents

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis. OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets ...

Data from Randomized Pilot Study, Real-World Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) to be Presented in Symposium at EuroPCR 2008

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis. OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets ...

Clinical Impact of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) is Subject of Symposium at 16th Annual Scientific Congress of Hong Kong College of Cardiology

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis. OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets ...

In Blood Vessel Stents, Innovative Materials Allow Better Control, Delivery of Gene Therapy

... but without the benefit of drug delivery. Previously, in a proof-of-principle study in animals, Levy's group attached to stents an extremely thin layer of protein, one molecule thick, containing adenovirus vectors that delivered genes that successfully inhibited restenosis. However, that method had ...

Nuvelo Announces Preclinical Data for NU206 Demonstrating Potent Therapeutic Activity in Oral Mucositis Models

... Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The study, conducted in mouse models of oral mucositis, showed that NU206 regenerated basal layer epithelial cells and accelerated cell repair by stimulating the Wnt pathway, a signaling pathway that is critical for cell growth and differentiation ...

MacuSight(TM) Announces Positive Preliminary Results From Phase 1 Study of Sirolimus in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

... and are accompanied by the risk of serious infection in a small percentage of patients. In contrast, subconjunctival injections (just under the outer layer over the white of the eye) are designed to offer physicians and patients a less invasive and more convenient procedure. "We are pleased to see the ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Up to $3 Million to Industry Teams to Jumpstart Promising PD Drug Development

... of these cells within the brain, to determine the most effective dose and timing for therapeutic intervention. The blood-brain barrier is a thin layer of tightly packed cells separating the central nervous system from the body's bloodstream. This layer is crucial to protecting the brain from foreign ...

CeloNova BioSciences Announces Positive Results from European Study of Embozene(TM) Microspheres for Treatment of Uterine Fibroids

... CeloNova's Embozene(TM) Color-Advanced Microspheres are the only microspheres that are color-coded by size. They have a hydrogel center and an outer layer of the Company's proprietary coating, Polyzene(R)-F which enhances biocompatibility. "From the beginning, CeloNova has operated on the principle ...

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

... sites; resolution was sufficient in 91%. Epithelial width could be measured in 94% and villous width in 88%. Epithelial cell cytoplasm and basal cell layer regularity could only be assessed in 30% and 26%, respectively. Investigators conclude that Cellvizio(R) GI can identify histological details ...

Preliminary Results of Randomized Pilot Study Show Comparable Efficacy for OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R Stent(TM) and Boston Scientific's Taxus(R) Stent in Patients at High Risk of Restenosis

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of the Genous stent, EPCs can form an endothelial layer over the stent to provide protection against thrombus and minimize restenosis. The stent was developed by OrbusNeich, a global medical device ....

OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-Engineered R Stent(TM) is Subject of Sessions on Innovation at TCT 2007

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis. OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets ...

Enrollment Reaches 110 Patients in Investigator Initiated, Randomized Trial of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-Engineered R Stent(TM)

... in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of the Genous stent, EPCs can form an endothelial layer over the stent to provide protection against thrombus and minimize restenosis. The stent was developed by OrbusNeich, a global medical device ....

MacuSight(TM) Announces Positive Initial Results From Phase 1 Study of Sirolimus in Diabetic Macular Edema

... and are accompanied by the risk of serious infection in a small percentage of patients. In contrast, subconjunctival injections (just under the outer layer over the white of the eye) are designed to offer physicians and patients a less invasive and more convenient procedure. MacuSight's DME trial ...

Life Recovery Systems Receives European CE Mark Approval for Its ThermoSuit(R) System

... coolant within the suit over the skin of the patient. It is the first device for patient temperature management that conveniently provides a thin layer of rapidly flowing liquid coolant in direct contact with the skin. This approach gives the ThermoSuit System outstanding capabilities to rapidly and ...

Novel Technology Breaks Through Cancer Pain

... a mucosal surface (inner lining of the mouth) in a similar way a transdermal disc is applied to the skin. The small disc is composed of an adhesive layer and a non-adhesive backing layer. The disc adheres to the inside cheeks and delivers the dose of medication quickly into the bloodstream. Instead of ...

Actelion Announces Positive Study with Bosentan (Tracleer) in CTEPH

... in 35 countries worldwide. Actelion, founded in late 1997, is a leading player in innovative science related to the endothelium - the single layer of cells separating every blood vessel from the blood stream. Actelion's over 1,200 employees focus on the discovery, development and marketing of ...
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