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Coronary stent leads to complications

...und the time of angioplasty and probably use stent coated with an anti-clotting material in future....

New treatment for diabetics

...earcher from America has developed a micro capsule coated with silicon, which could save the diabetics from the usual insulin injection.This microchip works by absorbing nutrients from the body //and stimulates the insulin- producing cells.Some diabetics have to inject insulin more than onece a day to main...

Stent shows promise in keeping arteries open

... dilemma appears to be a new kind of stent that is coated with medicines that gradually ooze into the artery...lls from growing. At least 6 different varieties - coated with different growth-inhibiting medicines - are now in testing, and many more are under development...

Failure of Drug-Coated Stent

...work equally well.// Researchers found that stents coated with a derivative of the cancer drug paclitaxel - ...ed again, so doctors may insert stents - sometimes coated with drugs - in order to keep them open. After receiving a new stent, many patients experience reste...

Abbott Laboratories to buy Biocompatibles' cardiovascular stent business

...S. distributor of the British company's BiodivYsio coated stents since 1999. The pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer also will assume worldwide commercial rights for all potential drug-coated stent products in Biocompatibles' pipeline. Abbott Laboratories said it expects the deal to be complete...

Best ways to split a pill

...o splitting at all. If it's an extended release or coated formulation, splitting it may reduce its effectiveness or may even be hazardous. Next look at the pill shape and design. Some are already scored for easy splitting and should present you with no problem. But other pills are difficult to split and f...

Bones repair themselves with bone marrow cells

...ate. The researchers who tested three differently coated pieces of mesh for cell growth and bone mineral formation found that the mesh containing fibronectin, a bone protein that plays an important role in the growth of new bone, produced the best results. The researchers also tested a cell culture system ...

Drug-Coated Stent

... complex of patients. Researchers looked at stents coated with the drug sirolimus. It is an immunosuppressive agent. The goal when used in heart patients is to prevent the artery from closing again.// Stents are used to prop open an artery and doctors say they have been very useful. However, in 30 percent ...

Cancer Drug Opens Arteries

...ts to keep the arteries open. These new stents are coated with the cancer drug paclitaxel, also known as Taxol. "When we look at these stents six to nine months later with ultrasound, we see a perfectly pristine stent with no scarring," says cardiologist Tift Mann, M.D., of Wake Heart Associates in Raleig...

The Efficacy Of Newer Stents Questioned

... that cause the artery to become occluded. Stents coated with drugs to stop this process have been touted as the answer to this problem. Researchers after having collected data from 11 studies comparing bare-metal stents with the newer drug-eluting stents say that their results show people who had the drug...

New turn in stem cell research

...ere separated by surgery and plated onto specially coated plated that may be sterilized. Six embryonic human stem-cell lines were maintained in this serum and feeder free culture procedure. The result was derivation of a new stem cell line from human embryos under new conditions. The new process evolved o...

Researchers developed world’s smallest toothbrus

...h a single row of bristles. The end of the base is coated with gold that will act as a handle and will also ...es, silicon carbide fibre, single row of bristles, coated with gold, micrometers in diameter...

Hyderabad To Have Asia’s First Catheter Making Uni

... new version of drug eluting cobalt-chromium stent coated with porous carbon-carbon nano-matrix. Clinical trials would be conducted at nine centres in India as well as in Brazil, South Korea, Italy and Japan. The company has entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with Blue Membranes GmbH, Germany, f...

Diabetes and heart attack diagnosis now made simple with twin magic

... of each of the ElectroNeedles and μPosts could be coated with a biologically active layer capable of measuring concentrations of specific lipids, proteins, antibodies, toxins, viruses, and carbohydrates and measurement can be made in a few seconds. This new diagnostic tool is expected to revolutionize th...

Now insulin can be inhaled

...g inhalers. The manufacture of tiny protein coated micro crystals can pass through the lung wall and into the blood stream using dry powder inhalers similar to those used by asthma sufferers.// The scientists unveiled these findings at the Edinburgh international science festival last week.The...

A ray of hope in Angioplasty dilemma

... dilemma appears to be a new kind of stent that is coated with medicines that gradually ooze into the artery...rom growing. At least eight different varieties - coated with different growth-inhibiting medicines - are now in testing, and many more are under development...

Drug-Coated Stents Work Better In Diabetic Patients After Angioplasty

...metal stents inserted, while the other half stents coated with the drug sirolimus. It was found that 29 of ...hs after the procedure, whereas only 8 who got the coated stents had such problems. Five of those who got coated stents had to undergo a repeat angioplasty, w...

Genetically modified bacteria to combat HIV

...the gut and reproductive areas, which are normally coated with a layer of bacteria. The researchers have successfully modified one of these bacteria - a form of E. coli - so that it began to secrete proteins that block HIV from infecting its target cells. When the modified bacteria were introduced in mice...

Feast Of The East a gastronomic tour-de-force

...t that a platter-full of shaped soufflé, chocolate coated walnuts and other such goodies is made up of. A word of caution: the festival will burn a hole in your pocket but you will come away feeling elevated - and stuffed. (Source: IANS...

stents Result in allergic reactions

...ronary artery diseases, in which a thin polymer is coated to the coronary stent and it contains the medicine// which can prevent scar formation during surgery or other intervention, in which the stent without surgery introduces drug. Sirolimus is the commercially available drug eluting stent which reduces...

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