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Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...debt and pension commitments. Following regulatory clearance from various authorities around the world, payment and share transfers have occurred, and Dow has taken full ownership of the Wolff Walsrode group of companies on June 30, 2007. The acquisition will deliver considerable top line synergies for Dow, d...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...rom overseas to bring their own evidence of police clearance in their home country." NHS Employers would only advise that hospital trusts should repeat their criminal bureau checks on all junior doctors every three years....

Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

... fulfils the demands by Thursday its environmental clearance certificate (ECC) will be withdrawn, Environment a...e department suspended the project's environmental clearance certificate last week and gave the company seven days to secure all permits, including from the seis...

Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant

...al program to position this product for regulatory clearance and subsequent launch in Europe in early 2008, and in the USA in early 2009....

Nepal Develops More Effective Drug for Typhoid

...s than Cefixime. Among the tested patients, fever clearance time was 102 hours for the Cefixime group and 72 hours for the Gatifloxacin group. The clinical failure was observed in 37.6 percent of the Cefixime group 3.5 percent of the Gatifloxacin group. "The study revealed that Gatifloxacin is better than th...

Sciton Receives FDA Clearance for Lipolysis and Wrinkle Treatment

...ced that the new ProLipo(TM) laser module received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for las..., and its BBL(TM) broadband pulsed light received clearance for the treatment of wrinkles. ProLipo represents the latest technological advancement from Sciton...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

... gene. The new gene allowed the bacteria to resist clearance by the human immune system. Our study provides a model of how natural selection, exerted by the human immune system, can generate hypervirulent bacterial variants with an increased risk of producing invasive infections, said lead author Mark Walker...

Experimental Drug Ketasyn(TM) (AC-1202) Treats Alzheimer's as Diabetes of the Brain

...tly under development for AD target production and clearance of amyloid beta plaques, our approach is to address a much earlier event. Declines in glucose use are visible decades before there is extensive amyloid deposition and decades before clinical signs of dementia are evident. We hope that our early inter...

New Device for Stroke Patients Improves Walking

...habilitation system -- which recently received FDA clearance and has been offered to patients at Weill Cornell beginning this year -- is worn on the lower-leg and foot in place of a traditional foot brace. Sensors detect whether the patient's foot is in the air or on the ground, and electrodes transmit painles...

Cynosure Introduces Higher Power Smartlipo(TM) LaserBodySculpting Workstation

...ynosure received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance to market Smartlipo in the fourth quarter of 2006. According to cosmetic surgeon Robert Gotkin, M.D., co-director of Cosmetique in New York, "The introduction of its new, higher power Smartlipo reflects Cynosure's commitment to advance its customer...

Health Checks on Workers Dismantling Blue Lady in Gujarat

...ealth (NIOH) and Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) gave clearance after the committee carried out a five-day inspection of the ship. Greenpeace and other groups had raised concern and protested over the Blue Lady. According to them, 46,000-tonne cruise liner, which anchored in June off the Alang ship-breaking ya...

Shockwave Lithotripsy is Effective for Pediatric Urolithiasis

...erformed using the Siemens Lithostar and the stone clearance was assessed 3 months after shockwave lithotripsy....he overall stone-free rate was 87% with a complete clearance of 72% and what they called an insignificant less than 3-mm residual fragments of 15%. The re-treatm...

Intercell to Begin Phase II JE Vaccine Trials in India

... Ltd. announced that they have obtained regulatory clearance to start// a pediatric phase II clinical trial for Intercell’s novel Japanese Encephalitis vaccine in India. The randomized and controlled study aims to demonstrate the dose, safety and immunogenicity of Intercell’s JE vaccine compared to a locally...

More Fall Sick from Water Pollution in Tripura

...ner of the unit, Raju Ram Sau, and said the unit's clearance certificates had expired long back. Twelve more people were taken ill Saturday after drinking water from a river contaminated by toxic industrial chemicals in Tripura. Source-IANS...

FDA Clears Breast Cancer Specific Molecular Prognostic Test

... In Vitro Diagnostic Device Evaluation. "This test clearance takes into account the development of these innovative technologies and ensures public health by carefully evaluating their performance." Prior to clearance, FDA requested evidence that the MammaPrint had been properly validated for its intended us...

Remicade Therapy Effective in Treating Severe Psoriasis

...g/kg, seven percent, 26 percent and 45 percent had clearance of nail psoriasis at weeks 10, 24 and 50, respectively, compared with 5 percent of patients in the placebo group at week 24 (P = 0.0002). In addition, at weeks 10 and 24, the mean percent improvements in the Nail Psoriasis Severity Index (NAPSI) scor...

Reinfection with Hepatitis C Stopped in drug users

... According to the researchers if treatment-related clearance works similar to spontaneous clearance, future infection might be prevented, leading to big changes in treatment policy. Although Canadian doctors hesitate to prescribe the treatment to active drug users, the Web site said that if drug users contin...

"Umbrella" Valve Provides Potential Alternative to Lung Surgery

...ier portions of the lung while allowing for normal clearance of secretions. In a multicenter preliminary pilot study, Dr. Sterman and researchers from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and six additional US medical centers examined the safety and effectiv...

Naturally Occurring Enzyme Can Break Down Key Part of Alzheimer's Plaques

...ells. The finding proves that MMP-9 contributes to clearance of Abeta from extracellular spaces and suggests its dysfunction could potentially contribute to the development of Alzheimer's. "MMP-9 and other enzymes like it are secreted from brain support cells and active in the spaces outside of cells, and th...

Compulsory Rural Stint for Doctors: Ramadoss

.... "By December we hope to go to the cabinet for clearance of the proposal," he said. In order to meet health targets and bridge the acute shortfall of trained doctors in rural healthcare centres, it is proposed that medical students would not be given the licence to practice or go in for further studies ...

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