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HealthYes! Provides Free Preventive Screening in Support of Round Rock Express

... heart disease, stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and osteoporosis. The private ... about asymptomatic diseases such as stroke, peripheral artery disease, osteoporosis, abdominal aortic ... heart disease, stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and osteoporosis. The company's ...

Quigley Corporation Announces Final Results of Quigley Pharma's Phase IIb Study

... QR-333 for the treatment of symptomatic diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The study was completed with fewer ... 5 million Americans are affected by diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain. The World Health Organization ... with a diagnosis of diabetes and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy were eligible for enrollment into the ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

... 736 707 4 % 8 % peripheral Interventions 171 177 (4)% ... 29 57 (28) peripheral Interventions (6) 3 ... 1,473 1,463 1 % 5 % peripheral Interventions 329 355 (8)% ...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

... Spray , Bacchus Vascular/Covidien's Trellis-8 peripheral Infusion System, EKOS Corporation's EKOS EndoWave peripheral Infusion System and ev3's Helix Clot Buster ... analyses for devices that treat arteriovenous, peripheral artery, coronary, and neurovascular thrombosis, ...

Abbott Receives CE Mark for Company's Next-Generation XIENCE PRIME(TM) Drug Eluting Stent, Advancing Leadership Position

... clinical trials in coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease. Key products in the vascular ... coronary device, and the Omnilink Elite(TM) peripheral Stent System. The MULTI-LINK 8 Coronary ... drug eluting device and the Omnilink Elite peripheral Stent System are in development and are not ...

NeurogesX and Astellas Enter Commercialization Agreement for Qutenza(TM)

... 179 mg) cutaneous patch for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults, either ... therapies. Its initial focus is on chronic peripheral neuropathic pain, including postherpetic ... patch designed to manage pain associated with peripheral neuropathic pain conditions. Qutenza is currently ...

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Peripheral in Medical Technology

CeNeRx BioPharma Obtains Rights to Novel Drug Candidate for Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegeneration Disorders

... CXB909 for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) later this year. "Nerve ... and neuronal damage is also implicated in the peripheral neuropathies associated with diabetes, kidney ... conditions, beginning with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, a disabling and dose-limiting side ...

Isis Highlights New Data on Antisense Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity at ADA Scientific Sessions

... in animals by reducing levels of targets in peripheral tissues such as liver and fat without affecting ... inhibition of FGFR4 with antisense drugs in peripheral tissues could be a unique therapeutic approach ... Causes a Marked Improvement in Hepatic and peripheral Insulin Sensitivity and Improves Cardiac Glucose ...

Lower Extremity Peripheral Vascular Stent and Balloon Catheter Markets to Exceed $180 Million in Europe by 2013

... Research Group's (MRG's) European Markets for peripheral Vascular (PV) Devices 2009 report, rapid growth ... procedures that treat lower extremity peripheral artery disease in Europe is being fueled by ... procedures, which treat below-the-knee peripheral artery disease, are also growing rapidly," says ...

Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support

... from any source, including from bone marrow and peripheral blood. FT1050 was discovered by Leonard Zon, ... Possible sources of HSCs include bone marrow, peripheral blood, or cord blood. The entire procedure is ... of success, patients receiving a bone marrow or peripheral blood transplant must find a donor that matches ...

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial for Next-Generation Nitinol Stent to Treat Iliac Artery Disease

... the treatment of iliac artery disease, a form of peripheral artery disease that impacts a patient's lower ... Boston Scientific's long-time leadership in the peripheral interventions market. The Company's peripheral product lines feature technologies used to ...

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Innovative Prism Glasses For Hemianopia Patients

... -- In a study of specially designed peripheral prism glasses for hemianopia patients (blinded in ... 28 patients with complete hemianopia to wear the peripheral prism glasses as much as possible for the ... to the change in visual direction produced by the peripheral prism glasses, which means that no patient had ...

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Peripheral in Medical Products

DHT RIA Test

Description:... of 5a-reductase are highest in certain peripheral tissues, including genital skin and hair ... Only a small proportion of DHT escapes into the peripheral circulation, where it is present primarily ... to inadequate differentiation of DHT-dependent peripheral tissues. Male infants with this disorder have ...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Stimuplex® Dig RC Peripheral Nerve Stimulator with Remote Control

Description:... The Stimuplex Dig RC peripheral nerve stimulator from B. Braun Medical. It has set the pace for peripheral nerve stimulator functionality for over 10 years. ... Dig RC unique? It has always been a dedicated peripheral nerve stimulator, built specifically to enhance ...
Company:B. Braun Medical Inc.

3 Mirror

Description:... 60°. The 3 Mirror is ideal for anterior chamber as well central and peripheral fundus viewing and treatment. The retinal viewing mirrors are accurately ... pole 3 mirror design provides images of the anterior chamber, central and peripheral retina Angle accuracy eliminates gaps in the visualized fundus Flattest ...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Super Quad® 160

Description:... provides simultaneous visualization of the posterior pole to the peripheral retina, providing a greater margin of safety during pan retinal ... of proliferative diabetic retinopathy, ischemic retinal vein occlusion and peripheral retinal holes and tears. Laser beam transmission and fundus image quality ...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Testosterone RIA Test

Description:... is secreted primarily by the testes with only a small amount derived from peripheral conversion of androstenedione [2]. In adult women, it has been estimated that over 50% of serum testosterone is derived from peripheral conversion of androstenedione secreted by the adrenal and ovary, with the ...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Multi Frequency PV Linear Transducer UST-5548

Description:... The 5548 is our High Penetration Steered Linear peripheral Vascular transducer, with imaging frequencies ranging from 3 to 8 MHz. It ... transducer balance the superb image quality to offer fast and accurate peripheral vascular ....
Company:ALOKA, Inc.

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Peripheral in Medical Definition

Thymocyte

... and negative selection shape thymocytes into a peripheral pool of T cells that are able to respond to ... , deletion, and regulatory T cells . If these peripheral tolerance mechanisms also fail, autoimmunity ... stage. In order to remove thymocytes reactive to peripheral organs, the gene AIRE drives the expression of ...

Autoimmune regulator

... set of self-antigens, such as insulin , in the thymus . [3] This expression then allows maturing thymocytes to become tolerant towards peripheral organs, thereby suppressing autoimmune disease. [4] References ^ OMIM. [1] ^ Ramsey, C. et al. (2002) Aire deficient ...

Central tolerance

... antigens. Self antigens are present in both organs due to endogenous expression within the organ and importation of antigen due to circulation from peripheral sites. In the case of T cell central tolerance, additional sources of antigen are made available in the thymus by the action of the transcription ...

Hematopathology

... Hematopathology is the branch of pathology which studies diseases of hematopoietic cells ( see below ). A hematopathologist looks at peripheral blood smears , bone marrow aspirates and biopsies , lymph nodes , and other tissues, and uses his/her expertise to diagnose diseases such as ...

Medicine

... is or could be pregnant) Musculoskeletal (spine and extremities) Neurological (consciousness, awareness, brain, cranial nerves, spinal cord and peripheral nerves) Psychiatric (orientation, mental state, evidence of abnormal perception or thought) Laboratory and imaging studies results may be ...

Unsolved problems in medicine

... be cured or can the symptoms merely be controlled? Spinal cord injury . Is it possible to completely repair lesions in the spinal cord, and other peripheral nerves, with 100% functional recovery? Malaria How can both new and old tools be used to effectively control or eliminate this disease that ...

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Peripheral in Medical Dictionary

Amputation

... phantom limb pain in a minority of patients. peripheral nerve s and their central projections ... ... slow skin healing, Raynaud's disease and 5 peripheral vascular disease (PVT) which can even lead ... s), and blood vessels (leading to strokes , peripheral arterial disease , and possibly amputation ). ...

Arteriosclerosis

... peripharyngeal space; peripherad; peripheral ; peripheral aneurysm ; peripheral anterior synechia; ...

Central nervous system

... is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerve s. Other images that might be of interest ... cord, i.e., the central nervous system . A peripheral lesion involves the nerve s away from the ...

Facial paralysis

... of the skull . Next section ... peripherad; peripheral ; peripheral aneurysm ; peripheral anterior synechia; ...

Guillain

... the nerve s outside the brain and spinal cord ( peripheral nerve s) and, rarely, parts of the brain ... poly neuritis - is a disease of the peripheral nervous system, affecting the nerve s to the ... system (e.g., MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS ) or the peripheral nervous system (e.g., GUILLAIN -BARRE SYNDROME ...

Neuritis

... (nr´ts, ny-), inflammation of a peripheral nerve , often accompanied by degenerative ... Mono neuritis multiplex is a form of peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerve s outside the brain ... neuritis . Alternate Names : Neuritis - peripheral , Neuropathy - ...

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Peripheral in Biological News

New origin found for a critical immune response

... the dendritic cells were thought to move from peripheral tissues into lymph nodes to stimulate T cell ... that stimulate TH1 responses didn't come from peripheral tissues, but rather arose from monocytes, a ... the migration of activated dendritic cells from peripheral tissues to lymph nodes. The Duke researchers ...

Society of Interventional Radiology hosts 34th annual scientific meeting

... prostate and bone cancer; herniated disks; peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and related complications; ... Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 9 a.m. Eastern) peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Treating peripheral Arterial Disease: Stem Cell Therapy Advances ...

Nicotine activates more than just the brain's pleasure pathways

... "This is the first study to explore both the peripheral taste pathways activated by nicotine, and how ... integrated in sensory areas of the brain." The peripheral nervous system refers to nerves that are outside ... to nicotine and a capacity to integrate diverse peripheral information to create a unique sensory ...

Weill Cornell science briefs June/July 2008

... a drug previously used for depression to treat peripheral neuropathy. Diabetics often suffer from this ... sugar levels that damage nerve cells. Those with peripheral neuropathy often endure chronic pain, cramping ... with diabetes for at least one-year and who have peripheral neuropathy. For more information: Please ...

Eribulin mesylate demonstrated anti-tumor activity in patients with advanced breast cancer

... eribulin mesylate. Patients with up to Grade 2 peripheral neuropathy were included in the study. The most ... (10%; no Grade 4 events). Grade 3 peripheral neuropathy (a functional disturbance or damage to ... was reported in 5.5% of patients. No Grade 4 peripheral neuropathy events were reported. No correlation ...

Origin of cells for connective tissues of skull and face challenged

... where they spawn the cells that create the peripheral nervous system, and pigment cells in skin and ... mice that adversely affected development of the peripheral nervous system or pigmentation did not affect ... did not alter neural crest-derived pigment or peripheral nervous system cells. This paradox, he said, ...

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Peripheral in Biological Technology

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... (EC) approval of Qutenza for treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults, either ... all 27 EU-member countries for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults, either ... safety study in on-label indications of peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults, either ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

... that Cook's Zilver(TM) paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent may contribute additional royalty revenue ... treated with Cook's ZILVER PTX paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent were free from reintervention at two-year ... safety and efficacy of the ZILVER PTX in treating peripheral artery disease. The most recent results were ...

FlowCardia, Inc. Appoints Chris Barys to Chief Operating Officer

... as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the peripheral Vascular Systems business for Edwards ... device space. The novel CROSSER Catheter enables peripheral and coronary interventionalists to recanalize ... blockage in the central lumen of the coronary or peripheral artery. Once the CROSSER Catheter passes through ...

IDEV Technologies Names Veteran Medical Device Executive Rick Anderson Chairman of the Board of Directors

... the FDA-approved SUPERB (Comparison of the SUPERA peripheral System to a Performance Goal Derived from Balloon ... designed for the treatment of biliary and peripheral artery disease in the superficial femoral artery. ... millions of patients who suffer from biliary and peripheral vascular disease. This is a strong company with ...

Proteolix Presents Clinical Data from Two Clinical Studies of Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association

... appears to avoid the off-target effects, such as peripheral neuropathy, associated with currently available ... reported include anemia and fatigue. No cases of peripheral neuropathy, a common adverse event associated ... the lack of overlapping toxicities and absence of peripheral neuropathy may allow for long-term dosing - and ...

NeurogesX Receives European Commission Approval for Qutenza(TM)

... Approved for peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults SAN ... patch (formerly NGX-4010) for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults either ... capsaicin and to provide sustained relief from peripheral neuropathic pain. Following application to the ...

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Peripheral in Biological Products

Eosinophil Chip-IHC from 3H Biomedical AB

Description:... Human peripheral blood eosinophils, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human peripheral Blood ...
Company:3H Biomedical AB

PBMC Cell Chip-IHC from 3H Biomedical AB

Description:... Human peripheral blood PBMCs, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human peripheral Blood PBMC and T ...
Company:3H Biomedical AB

B Cell Chip-IHC from 3H Biomedical AB

Description:... Human peripheral blood CD19+ B cells, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human peripheral Blood Monocytes, B Cells, NK Cells and Stem ...
Company:3H Biomedical AB

Basophil Chip-IHC from 3H Biomedical AB

Description:... Human peripheral blood basophils, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human peripheral Blood ...
Company:3H Biomedical AB

CD8 T Cell Chip-IHC from 3H Biomedical AB

Description:... Human peripheral blood CD8+ T cells, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human peripheral Blood PBMC and T ...
Company:3H Biomedical AB

Neutrophil Chip-IHC from 3H Biomedical AB

Description:... Human peripheral blood neutrophils, For immunohistochemistry (IHC) Cell Chip with Human peripheral Blood ...
Company:3H Biomedical AB

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Peripheral in Biological Definition

Diabetes mellitus

... retinopathy which can lead to blindness ; peripheral neuropathy which, particularly when combined ... large and small vessel disease stroke peripheral vascular disease which contributes to foot ... of gangrene, and almost always as a result of peripheral vascular disease. Retinal damage (from ...

Neuron

... cord and in the nerves and ganglia of the peripheral nervous system . Contents ... central nervous system and Schwann cells in the peripheral nervous system. The myelin sheath in peripheral nerves normally runs along the axon in sections ...

Punctuated equilibrium

... include if most evolution occurs by speciation in peripheral isolates? ... In any local area inhabited by ... should appear suddenly by migration from a peripheral region in which it evolved. In the peripheral region itself, we might find direct evidence of ...

Nervous system

... animals are often divided into a central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS). The CNS consists of the brain and spinal cord . ... actually axonal processes of nerve cells) are considered to be PNS. The peripheral nervous system can also be roughly seen as consisting of sensory pathways ...

Peripheral membrane protein

... peripheral membrane proteins are proteins that adhere only loosely to the ... channels and transmembrane receptors , for example, may be defined as peripheral membrane proteins. These proteins, in contrast to integral membrane ...

Axon

... generally, the axons of many neurons are sheathed in myelin , which is formed by either of two types of glial cells : Schwann cells ensheathing peripheral neurons and oligodendrocytes insulating those of the central nervous system . Along myelinated nerve fibers, gaps in the sheath known as nodes ...

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Peripheral in Biological Dictionary

Venous system

... venules that directly connect two ... The peripheral venous system functions both as a reservoir ... seems almost magical in its function. ... The peripheral venous system functions both as a reservoir ... radiology, chapter20, 20 5 ... procedures in peripheral vessels Interventional procedures in the ...

Peripheral protein

... peripheral membrane proteins are proteins that adhere ... to integral membrane proteins, or penetrate the peripheral regions ... Pages in category " peripheral membrane proteins " ... ...

Peripheral

... A peripheral is a device attached to a host computer behind ... of the system's core architecture. The peripheral nervous system (PNS) resides or extends outside ... the CNS to the limbs and organs. ... peripheral - Definition of ...

Nervous system

... bits of information and generates ... The peripheral nervous system includes sensory receptors, ... computer within a vast, ... These are called the peripheral nervous system . ... The Human Nervous ... the responsibility for issuing nerve ... The peripheral nervous system is made up of all of the ...

Nerves

... A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of peripheral axons . A nerve provides a common pathway for ... only in the ... (Redirected from peripheral nerves ) Jump to: navigation, search ... C2 ... pass that information along to your brain. ... peripheral nerves connect the spinal cord with your ...

Chemoreceptors

... in Experimental Medicine and Biology ... peripheral chemoreceptors (carotid and aortic bodies) detect changes in arterial ... Augmented peripheral chemoreceptors have been implicated in early ... designed to respond to chemical stimuli. ... peripheral chemoreceptors and other oxygen sensors in ...

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