Universite de Montreal Researchers Simulate World's Largest Heart Model Using SGI Technology
... at the Universite
de Montreal (UdM) have run
the largest mathematical simulation of a ... October, Potse and Vinet had the opportunity to run
custom electrocardiography (ECG) code to ... much bigger machine, our software will be able to run
efficiently," added Potse. "This capability ...
Verification Studies of IntelligentMDx's Proprietary Molecular Diagnostic Assay Process Have Been Completed
... testing. Analysis of the standard quantitative curves for each plate run
(n=14) showed an average slope is -3.37 with a 95 percent confidence ... ISO 13485:2003 guidelines. These tests have been, and will be, designed to run
on a broad range of molecular systems for clinical diagnostics, drug ...
First Published Study of New HPV Test for Developing Countries Shows High Accuracy in Predicting Cervical Disease
... The testing itself is conducted on easily portable
equipment and will run
"In countries with scarce resources, women often live in ... or healthcare staff. In this study, the careHPV test was
by inexperienced, newly trained, minimally educated
technicians under ...
Interview of the Vice President
... say that in part as a
former Secretary of Defense. It's a terrible way to run
a railroad -- talk
about Defense has got some money they can move around ... that the troops have got what they need in the field,
the department can run
efficiently, that the investments that are required
to sustain the effort ...
SIRO Clinpharm Completes Successful Implementation of Oracle Life Sciences Application Suite
... in clinical operations and drug safety in an efficient and globally compliant manner, thus providing our clients the best of technology support to run
trials more efficiently."
After this implementation, SIRO gains complete operational functionality of the Oracle suite. SIRO, in April, had ...
Access Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on ProLindac Clinical Development Program
... generated in the Far East under the agreements entered into with their Far East partners, and as previously announced, believes that these trials run
by its ProLindac partners will save Access between $20 and $30 million in clinical development expenses.
Access is currently in discussion ...
AlphaVax Announces Results from Initial Testing of Its H1N1 (Swine) Influenza Vaccine
... mirrored the HI responses. The design of future clinical trials of this vaccine will be based on two previous successful influenza vaccine trials run
by AlphaVax, one carried out in healthy young adults and the other in an elderly population.
According to Andrew Graham, AlphaVax's Vice ...
Cardiovascular Fitness Not Affected by Cancer Treatment
... the study, the researchers conducted a chart review of 49 women who attended a physician-directed fitness clinic for cancer survivors, founded and run
by Priscilla Furth, MD, the study's co-author. The data included demographics, physical activity levels and cancer treatment type, duration and time ...
Classwide Opioids REMS: A Good Idea, Implement Carefully
Will a controlled-release opioid REMS discourage innovation in the development of new pain medications?
the risk of serious unintended consequences to people living with chronic pain in the effort to prevent misuse and abuse of these important ...
Pharmaxis Announces Milestone in Phase III Trial for Cystic Fibrosis
... effectiveness of
Bronchitol in people with cystic fibrosis.
The final subject has now completed their final clinical visit and the
trial has run
to time and budget. The first subject entered the trial in
The trial was conducted in 40 centres in four different countries ...
For Old or Young Dialysis Patients, AV Fistulas Remain Pure Gold
... dialyzer and back without causing discomfort. Once matured, two needles are placed into the vein for dialysis. One needle is used to draw blood and run
through the dialysis machine; the second needle returns the cleansed blood.
Interventional radiologists monitor AV fistulas to avoid ...
Research Finding Could Revolutionize Asthma Treatment
... 'paradoxical pharmacology,' which simply means that patients may be treated with medicines that may initially worsen symptoms, but over the long run
may lead to overall health improvement." Dr. Bond's studies led to a small clinical trial of beta blockers with humans, and a second human clinical ...
New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide
... of PRO2000 is corroborated by analysis of various subgroups of women within the study.
To bolster these results additional trials must be run
to generate confirming data. Fortunately, another study of PRO2000 (0.5 percent concentration) by the UK-based Microbicides Development Programme ...
ThromboGenics and BioInvent Receive Technology Transfer Success Fee From Roche for the Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody, TB-403 (Anti-PIGF)
... the terms of the agreement, Roche is responsible for all
development costs for TB-403, including the completion of the Phase Ib trial
currently being run
by BioInvent and ThromboGenics.
TB-403 (anti-PlGF) is a humanized monoclonal antibody that blocks the
formation of the new blood vessels ...
American Lung Association Celebrates 101st Annual Christmas Seals Campaign
... makeshift and could only care for a few patients at a time. One of these sanatoriums in Delaware, which was in desperate financial straights, was run
by a doctor named Joseph Wales, who asked his cousin Emily Bissell for help in raising money to help care for patients. Emily came up with the idea ...
Diagenic Announces Launch of First Breast Cancer Gene-Expression Blood Test
... These 384 simultaneous real-time PCR
reactions are performed without the need to use liquid-handling robots or
multichannel pipettors. The array is run
on the Applied Biosystems 7900HT
Fast Real-time PCR System by Labindia.
"We continue to demonstrate our commitment to providing scientists with
Chemstar Corporation Announces a New Powerful, One-Step Product That Effectively Controls Listeria, Salmonella, E. coli and Fly Larvae in Floor Drains
... food processing, and healthcare institutions.
At Chemstar, food safety is all we do, and we do it better than anyone.
We help organizations run
clean, safe, and efficient operations by
providing best-in-class sanitation chemical products and equipment coupled
with unmatched service ....
Sunshine Heart Announces IDE Approval To Begin C-Pulse U.S. Clinical Feasibility Trial
... Malcolm McComas, Chairman of the Board commented, "We are proud to
announce that Sunshine Heart is the first company to receive FDA approval
a clinical trial evaluating a non-blood contacting heart assist
device. The agency's clinical approval of this treatment approach for
moderate heart ...
FDA Approves First Hepatitis B Viral Load Test
... it essential for the test to quantitate the HBV virus in presence of
Designed for use with the High Pure System, the test is run
COBAS(R) TaqMan(R) 48 analyzer and gives labs the added benefits of
automated real-time PCR. The test system benefits from the ...
Rapid Test for Pathogens Developed By K-State Researchers Could Be Used to Detect Diseases Used By Bioterrorists
... treat human and animal illnesses
caused by these pathogens.
When a sample is submitted, technicians extract and fluorescently label
total DNA, and run
a microarray to check whether a particular gene is
present. Narayanan said the next step will be to develop a test that
indicates how much of a ...
National Healthcare for Homeless Day: August 13th, 2008
... is also critical for San Francisco homeless, as all San
Francisco city shelter clients must provide current TB test documentation
to stay in city run
"The highest rates of TB are found in the Tenderloin. Although we test
all of our scheduled patients for TB, this additional outreach ...
FDA Clears the Pathwork(R) Tissue of Origin Test for Hard-To-Identify Tumors
FDA-cleared Pathwork Tissue of Origin Test will be available as an in vitro
diagnostic (IVD) kit, meaning that clinical laboratories can run
themselves. The test is currently available as a service through Pathwork's
The Pathwork Tissue of Origin Test ...
Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey Before the House Judiciary Committee
... governments have primary responsibility for administering
elections, the Justice Department must make every effort to help assure
that the elections run
as smoothly as possible - and, equally important,
that the American people have confidence in our electoral process.
The Department will maintain a ...
Raptor Pharmaceuticals Enters Collaboration Agreement with UC San Diego in Liver Disease
... for DR Cysteamine in NASH could become a potentially
significant breakthrough for these patients. Our collaboration with Raptor
allows us to run
this clinical trial by leveraging the University's
resources and scientific capabilities with Raptor's instrumental support in
funding, providing ...
Cerimon Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase II Study to Evaluate Simulect(R) (Basiliximab) for Noninfectious Uveitis
immunosuppressive medications, the mainstay of treatments for noninfectious
uveitis. This is the second mid-stage trial for basiliximab run
which began a Phase IIb study for patients with moderate-to-severe,
steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) in April 2007.
Start of Phase I Study for Intranasal Pandemic Influenza Vaccine deltaFLU
... of effective and safe vaccines.
Aim of Phase I Study
The randomized, double-blind phase I study of the pandemic vaccine
deltaFLU will be run
at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Medical
University of Vienna. The aim of phase I study is to analyze the safety and
efficacy of the ...
Synapse Biomedical Receives FDA Approval of NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS)(TM) For Spinal Cord Injury Breathing Applications
The device implanted through minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery,
provides electrical stimulation to muscle and nerves that run
diaphragm. When stimulated by the NeuRx DPS(TM), the diaphragm contracts,
mimicking natural breathing, and allows air to fill the upper ...
Ending Cervical Cancer Featured at Summit; QIAGEN CEO Issues a Call to Global Women Leaders
... when a woman may be able to get to a medical clinic just
once or twice in her lifetime. Yet at the same time, the new HPV test can
without electricity or running water, and can be administered by
workers with minimal training.
"Public-private partnerships are essential to ...
Alba Therapeutics Announces the Presentation of Results of a Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Larazotide Acetate for the Treatment of Celiac Disease at the Digestive Disease Week Conference
... effects of larazotide acetate
and the secondary outcome data is very positive. Further, important new
information was gained about the best way to run
a celiac disease clinical
trial. This trial marks the beginning of a new era in celiac therapeutics
where modalities beyond diet alone have the ...
Schering-Plough To Initiate Phase III Studies With HCV Protease Inhibitor Boceprevir in Previously Untreated Hepatitis C Patients and Those Who Failed Prior Treatment
... alfa-2b) and REBETOL(R) (ribavirin, USP)
compared to standard of care with PEGINTRON and REBETOL alone. The Company
said the two pivotal studies will run
concurrently and are projected to
enroll a total of more than 1,400 patients at U.S. and international sites.
"We are excited to advance to Phase ...
DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008
... minutes before 4:30 p.m.
A replay of the phone call and web cast will each be available at
approximately 6:30 p.m. ET on May 8, 2008 and will run
until 9:00 a.m. ET
on May 15, 2008. The phone replay can be accessed by dialing 412-317-0088
(access code 419020). To access the web cast replay go ...
Video: The Journal, Human Genetics, Publishes Results Supporting Interleukin Genetics' Heart Health Test
... use. Heredity also plays a
factor in cardiovascular disease since other risk factors like high blood
pressure and high LDL cholesterol tend to run
in families. Cardiovascular
disease can be reduced by controlling environmental factors and
understanding the genetic factors that put people at ...
Aeras, Crucell and South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative Announce Encouraging Preliminary Results of Tuberculosis Vaccine Clinical Trial in South Africa
... including vaccines.
The production scale potential of the PER.C6(R) cell line has been
demonstrated in an unprecedented successful bioreactor run
liters. Compared to conventional production technologies, the strengths of
the PER.C6(R) technology lie in its excellent safety profile, ...
Gen-Probe Begins U.S. Clinical Study of Molecular Test for Human Papillomavirus, Which Causes Cervical Cancer
... among women in the trial. The trial enrollment and testing are
expected to take approximately two years.
The APTIMA HPV assay is designed to run
on Gen-Probe's fully automated,
high-throughput TIGRIS(R) instrument system, and on the Company's current
and future medium-throughput instrument ...
Alegent Health Sees Positive Results From Recent Clinician Usability Study Collaboration With Siemens and Motion Computing
... one of the only companies in the industry offering a complete health
information system (HIS) across clinical and financial applications that
on any thin-client device that supports its web browser
requirements, such as wireless laptops, notebooks, tablet PCs or PDAs."
On Tuesday, ...
FDA Approves MiddleBrook's Amoxicillin PULSYS for Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis in Adolescents and Adults
... has a total of 26 issued U.S. patents and two issued
foreign patents covering its PULSYS technology. Patents specifically
relating to MOXATAG run
Amoxicillin is indicated for a broad range of infections, and is
commonly prescribed as a first-line therapy for common infections such ...
Genaera Corporation Presents Promising Preclinical Type 2 Diabetes Data for Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) at Keystone Symposia
... (MSI-1436) Enhances Glucose
Tolerance in a Murine Model of Insulin Resistance" will be displayed from
7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. MT at the Beaver run
Resort in Breckenridge,
About Trodusquemine (MSI-1436)
Trodusquemine is a centrally and peripherally-acting appetite
suppressant and ...
EpiCept Provides Update on Clinical and Regulatory Progress with Ceplene(TM) and EpiCept(TM) NP-1 Cream
... are medical conditions caused by damage to the
nerves in the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system
includes nerves that run
from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the
body. It is estimated that these conditions affect more than 15 million
people in the U.S. and is ...
AcroMetrix Renews Contract With Group Services for America's Blood Centers
... in meeting current regulations regarding quality. AcroMetrix
maintains this leadership role by consistently developing innovative
standards, external run
controls, and validation kits for molecular and
serological testing in clinical diagnostics and blood screening
laboratories. For more information on ...
Statement of Andrea Kavanagh, Director, Pure Salmon Campaign, on the Science Sea Lice Study
... been saying all along. Sea lice
continue to wreak havoc on wild salmon populations. If outbreaks of these
parasites are left unchecked, we could we run
the risk of losing certain
wild salmon stocks forever.
"The science from around the world is now in. We need to take immediate
action and move ...