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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 their custom electrocardiography (ECG) code to ... much bigger machine, our software will be able to run more 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 on batteries. "In countries with scarce resources, women often live in ... or healthcare staff. In this study, the careHPV test was effectively run 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

... substances? Will a controlled-release opioid REMS discourage innovation in the development of new pain medications? "We run 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 April 2007. 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 the ...

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 to run 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 other viruses. Designed for use with the High Pure System, the test is run on the 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 shelters. "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

... The FDA-cleared Pathwork Tissue of Origin Test will be available as an in vitro diagnostic (IVD) kit, meaning that clinical laboratories can run the test themselves. The test is currently available as a service through Pathwork's CLIA-certified laboratory. 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

... concomitant immunosuppressive medications, the mainstay of treatments for noninfectious uveitis. This is the second mid-stage trial for basiliximab run by Cerimon, which began a Phase IIb study for patients with moderate-to-severe, steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) in April 2007. "The ...

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 through the 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 be run 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. ET. 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 of 20,000 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 can run 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 to 2020. 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, Colorado. 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 ...
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