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Northfield Labs Receives FDA Comments

...hfield Laboratories, founded in 1985, is a leading developer of an oxygen-carrying blood substitute. Its product, PolyHeme, is the only blood substitute undergoing clinical trials that has been tested at large enough dosages to be considered a substitute for acute blood loss in trauma and surgical settings. As...

A hormone may decrease Menopause Symptoms

...replacement therapy in lotion form.// The drug's developer Novavax Inc. said that in a phase 3, 200-patient trial the lotion reduced by 80% the total number of hot flashes during the course of the 16-week trial. The study also found that about half the patients reported no hot flashes over a seven-day period...

Tomato Extract Found To Reduce The Risk Of Thrombosis

Provexis, UK functional food developer has entered into an initial three-year agreement// with the registered heart health charity, Heart UK to endorse its new juice drink Sirco. The product, based on a proprietary tomato extract has been shown in trials to reduce the risk of thrombosis...

India - Favored Orthopedics Surgery Destination

...ara Maria Gudeus of Las Vegas. For the real estate developer the decision was influenced by a highly rated television programme and Internet search. I found that not only are many of the doctors in India trained in the US and Britain, but they are also offering the latest surgeries like surface hip replacemen...

Australian Company Gets $10 million For Developing Skin Cancer Gel

The skin cancer gel developer Peplin has said that it would speed up the process of human testing of its fast-action cancer cream since it was able to get an amount of $10 //million from institutional investors for this purpose. The company based in Queensland, Australia is d...

Shapelier Knee Replacements for Women

... A. Berger, orthopedic surgeons were two of the 10 developer surgeons who sought to address shape-related differences of a woman’s knee. The Gender Solutions High-Flex Knee, made by Zimmer, Inc, is designed based on three distinct and scientifically documented shape differences between women's and men’s knee...

Human Bird Flu Vaccine Trials Begin In Russia

...nstitute. Anton Katlinsky, the director of vaccine developer Mikrogen, has announced that all the volunteers in this program would be paid $190. The vaccine has been produced from a non-pandemic H5N1 bird flu strain and would thus not pose any problems to those who volunteer, he added....

KPMG Optimistic About Indian Pharma’s Growt

...more than just a generics player and shape up as a developer of new drugs. Much of the impetus behind India's fresh challenge for a greater share of the global industry is driven by last year's introduction of product patents. For the previous 25 years, patents were only granted on processes - a decision ...

'Smart Beds' Could Help to Prevent Elderly Patients from Falling

...c ward here to prevent occupants from falling, the developer said Wednesday.// The innovation relies on sensors installed under the mattress. When a patient tries to get up, a buzzer goes off at the nurses' workstation, a light comes on along the corridor and an SMS is sent to the duty nurse's mobile phone,...

Bionic Women –No longer the Stuff of Science Fictio

... it makes it worth wearing it.” Dr Todd Kuiken, developer of the bionic technology admits that the device is a little crude, weighing five kilograms with one motor extending far beyond her shoulder, with wires and mechanical parts as well as some of the six motors, clearly visible. Her hand is covered with ...

Catastrophic Elephant Man Drug Trial Victims Injected Recklessly

...David Glover, former chief medical officer of drug developer Cambridge Antibody Technology, said: 'The drug was given too quickly.' A spokesman at MHRA, which had signaled the go ahead for the human trial after examining the results of animal experiments, said the men were given doses 500 times lower than th...

Digital ID Chips Implanted in Dogs to Prevent Rabies

... - you simply have to access the ID number. Chip developer Wang You said the biggest problem in managing dogs is identifying them. "We began testing digital chip implants - under the skin of the dog's left ear - in 2001, and rolled the method out citywide in 2004," Wang was quoted as saying. According to...

"Umbrella" Valve Provides Potential Alternative to Lung Surgery

... research trial that is currently sponsored by the developer of the IBV? Valve, Spiration, Inc. “Although there is no cure for emphysema, proper treatment can improve a patient’s exercise capacity, overall quality of life, and may result in longer survival,” said Mark J. Rosen, MD, FCCP, President of the Am...

Positive Animal Study on MYO-VAD, Promise for Treatment of Heart Failure

Biophan Technologies, Inc., a developer of next-generation medical technology, in conjunction with MYOTECH//, LLC, recently presented results of animal studies that indicate the potential of the MYO-VAD, a cardiac support system to significantly improve the treatment of heart failure. The ...

Physicians Enlisted in Efforts to Keep Demented Drivers Off the Road

...d its various stages. In another section, workshop developer David B. Carr, M.D., associate professor of medicine and of neurology, explains an American Medical Association (AMA) recommendation that physicians risk-stratify their patients, grouping them on the basis of their clinical observations into safe, un...

US Student Raising Funds For Cancer-Ridden Indian American

...of Loyola University, Hill and Chicago real estate developer Tom Pierce organised an all-day event last week as part of the Nikit Patel Benefit Project. Both Hill and Pierce have a close relationship with Nikit's father Pravin Patel, who runs the Kaffecino Coffee Shop in the university's Lake Shore campus. T...

UCSF Brain Tumor Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Results

...rtainly warranted to evaluate efficacy.” Brem is a developer of the first approved local therapy for glioma. The UCSF clinical trial is a phase1/2 study designed to establish the feasibility, safety and preliminary efficacy of vaccination in patients with recurrent, high-grade glioma. The trial involves two ...

OrthoGlide(TM) Medial Knee Implant Reports Over 200 Implants

...ed Bio-Surfaces, Inc., (ABS) an orthopedic implant developer and manufacturer announced today that over 200 implants have been completed in the United States using the OrthoGlide Medial Knee implant. The OrthoGlide is a minimally invasive implant designed to relieve chronic, disabling pain, due to moderate os...

Cynosure Introduces Higher Power Smartlipo(TM) LaserBodySculpting Workstation

WESTFORD, Mass., Cynosure, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of a broad array of light-based aesthetic treatment systems, today announced the launch of a new, higher power Smartlipo LaserBodySculpting (SM) Workstation. The new 10-watt workstation is intended for high-volume aesthetic laser pr...

Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning

...t looks, tastes and smells normal. GangaGen is a developer of therapeutics based on phage technology for the control of disease-causing bacteria. The company is developing a portfolio of products for the effective treatment of infectious disease in human and animal health. Its animal health program includes ...

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