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NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA

... today cleared for marketing a robotic device that enables a surgeon to perform laparoscopic gall bladder and reflux disease surgery while seated at a console with a computer and video monitor. The surgeon can use hand grips and foot pedals on the console to control three robotic arms that can perform the su...

Need for Colon cancer screening

...opy, colonoscopy is much more effective because it enables to look at the whole colon. FOBT could detect fewer than 25% of precancerous colon growths in people with no symptoms, while one-time sigmoidoscopy detected 70% of growths. After completing both the tests the detection rate up to 76 %. The research...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...y, MRA looks specifically at the blood vessels. It enables the determination of flow velocity, direction, and even profiles within the vessel. It is painles and the study takes 30 to 60 minutes, whereas DSA sometimes takes several hours. MRA is recommended for patients suspected to have narrowing or other a...

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launches Hyalosy

...e joints. Hyaluronic acid acts as a lubricant that enables bones to move smoothly over each other and also acts as a shock absorber for joints. Hyalosyn is an emerging therapy for osteoarthritis. Hyalosyn will provide the much-needed relief to patients suffering from severe osteoarthritis and will enable the...

Anthrax vaccine produced

... protective antigen, which binds to host cells and enables the other two proteins to enter. A harmless form of protective antigen is the main ingredient of the new vaccine. However, it also includes trace amounts of the harmless forms of lethal factor and edema factor, which boost the vaccine's effectivene...

Bioengineering production strains - Microbia develops new methods

...aceuticals and fine chemicals. This new technology enables the illumination of the best route to optimize a cell's metabolic potential to increase productivity and yield of drugs and chemicals manufactured at industrial scale. Microbia's Senior Director for Biomanufacturing Business Development, Richard Bai...

Once-Daily Cipro(R) XR for Treating Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

...lt-to treat infections. The once-daily formulation enables the rapid release of ciprofloxacin, which distributes to the serum and tissues within hours. This is followed by a second extended release of the active ingredient, which produces 24-hour urine concentrations. Research study compared 1000mg once-d...

New Kidney Transplantation procedure

...s called , `Splenic Radiation and Plasmapheresis,' enables patients with renal failure to accept kidneys from donors whose blood group does not match. "Through this technique we temporarily blind the function of the spleen that otherwise rejects the kidney from a high risk donor," P. Ravichandran, head, Neph...

Acrolein may be the key to halting spinal cord damage

...ates that acrolein may be the primary culprit that enables this vicious cycle. Because acrolein has already been implicated in cancer and neurological diseases, drugs that detoxify it could become important for treating not only spinal cord damage but a host of other conditions as well." The research, which...

Detecting DNA Damage With In-Vivo Alkaline Comet Assay

... unwinding of the double strand takes place, which enables the visualization of single strand breaks and alkali labile sites. The main requirement of the assay is a single cell or nuclei suspension, which can be obtained from the tissue without adding to the DNA damage by the applied isolation technique. Ho...

An Anti-cancer Smart Bomb delivered using a Nanocell

...weak the design for different cancers. "This model enables us to rationally and systematically evaluate drug combinations and loading mechanisms," says Sasisekharan. "It's not going to stop here. We want to build on this concept." Elizabeth A. Thomson Assistant Director, Science & Engineering News Massach...

Researchers Discover Protein That Causes Malaria

Researchers have discovered the protein that enables the malaria parasites to attack the red blood cells. The research findings, which were published in the journal Cell, will help the scientists in designing vaccines against the dreaded disease of malaria.// A major pathway through which malaria para...

Hyderabad To Have Asia’s First Catheter Making Uni

...s will enforce the collaboration with Relisys that enables us to exploit our drug-delivery technology. We also aim to integrate manufacturing capabilities of Relisys to provide high quality manufacturing services for integrated solutions," said Soheil Asgari, CEO of Blue-Membranes. Animal trials of this ver...

New form of ultrasonic vision

...d sense of hand and eye coordination. His device enables viewers to look at patients and see their internal anatomy. Previous attempts to fuse medical images with direct vision have been largely unsuccessful, in part because of their complexity. Some have tried using miniature video cameras mounted on a he...

Natural formula for protection against vision loss

...endence on light to function properly. While light enables vision, paradoxically, it also creates additional free radicals that lead to cell and membrane damage. Science has once again come to our rescue as researchers have found that nutrients and antioxidants can help neutralize dangerous free radicals, a...

Primates reveal a new dimension to human genome

...s// in humans and primates. Phylogenetic shadowing enables a complete study of biological 'behavioral pattern...a better study. The phylogenetic shadowing process enables the identification of the DNA sequence that play an active role in the identification of the regula...

Genetic Expressions Can Influence The Process Of Aging

...ght cells at the right time creates a balance that enables organisms to live relatively cancer-free for a reasonably long time. This is the first time the p63 gene has been implicated in aging. The study is published in the September issue of the journal Genes & Development. Source: Newswise...

Radio-guided Neurosurgery for treatment of Brain cancer

...inel Node probe and help from Nuclear Medicine now enables to differentiate tumor from brain tissue with confidence,” Dr. Rao said. Dr. R.V. Parameshwaran, head of the department of nuclear medicine at Manipal Hospital, says, “Many brain tumors intensely absorb technetium 99m and a three dimensional image...

A ray of hope in treating blindness and other eye disorders

...here has to be tiny bridge like connections, which enables movement of molecules to and fro in the same way. This type of a communication network is found in cells of the eye. What is beneficial in one way may be harmful in another way. For example, if a cell is damaged, then the damage is communicated to t...

Combined modality approach for effective treatment and enhanced survival in bile duct cancer

...geon and co-author of the study. Transplantation enables surgeons to remove the entire liver and obtain better tumor clearance. Patients treated with transplantation have enjoyed a higher likelihood of prolonged survival than those treated with the conventional operation. Patients receive high dose exter...

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