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Virginia Tech researchers discover how mosquitoes avoid succumbing to viruses they transmit

Blacksburg, Va. -- Mosquitoes are like Typhoid Mary. They can spread viruses which cause West Nile fever, dengue fever, or yellow fever without themselves getting sick. Scientists long thought that the mosquito didn't care whether it had a virus hitchhiker, but have now discovered, "There is a war...

White Paper Advises Pharma Manufacturers on How to Select an Aseptic Fill/Finish Contractor, Avoid the Most Common Mistakes

AGAWAM, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For pharmaceutical manufacturers, the process of choosing a Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) can be a challenging task. The ramifications of making a poor decision can result in schedule delays, regulatory approval issues, and lost revenue. Th...

'Crisis Management' PR Firm's Advice to Stem Cell Agency Laundered Through Law Firm to Avoid Scrutiny

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Documents detailing the California stem cell institute's involvement with a well-known "crisis management" public relations firm reveal an agency leadership worried about the state agency's image and committed to keeping PR advice secret...

Federally-Funded Study Shows More Women Can Avoid Hysterectomy for Common Problem

CYPRESS, Calif., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A minimally invasive procedure called endometrial ablation is as effective as hysterectomy in solving a common female complaint called "dysfunctional uterine bleeding" or DUB, according to a new federally-funded study published in the Journal of Obstetr...

Multigene Test Predicts Who Could Avoid Chemotherapy Despite Positive Lymph Nodes in Early Breast Cancer

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathy S. Albain, MD, of Loyola University Chicago, presented new data showing for the first time the predictive value of the 21-gene Recurrence Score (RS) assay in patients with node-positive breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Intergroup of North Ameri...

Action now can help avoid the coming shortage of math and science grads

In 1975, the United States was third among all nations in the percentage of 18-to-24-year-olds who earned science and engineering degrees. Today, it ranks 17th, behind Taiwan and South Korea, Ireland and Italy. Unless that slide in scientific competency is reversed, the nations economic welfare and...

Efforts to avoid friendly fire spawned ancestor of todays RFID

British soldiers seeking ways to identify friendly aircraft in World War II were given a newly developed radar transponder system called IFF - Identification Friend or Foe. It was a crude system, but it was a way to tap into technology to identify something at a distance. Fast forward 65 years, a...

Setting up the laboratory to avoid contamination

General considerations The ability of the Polymerase Chain Reaction to amplify a single molecule means that trace amounts of DNA contaminants could serve as templates, resulting in amplification of th...

Growth spurts

...d nanocrystals be produced during synthesis. Consequently, strategies such as the use of surfactants to coat nanocrystal surfaces have been adopted to avoid coalescence events. "Our observations provide invaluable direct information on how nanocrystals grow and indicate how we might directly control na...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Study Results for Radezolid in Community-Acquired Pneumonia

...putational analysis, X-ray crystallography, medicinal chemistry, microbiology and biochemistry, allows it to rapidly synthesize new agents designed to avoid typical antibiotic resistance mechanisms. Rib-X's iterative intelligent engine has yielded several distinctive new antibiotics, including radezolid th...

Five Questions About Protopic (tacrolimus) Ointment

...ommon side effects with the use of Protopic are sensation of skin burning or itching, flu-like symptoms and headaches. Patients using Protopic should avoid natural or artificial sunlight (sun lamps or tanning beds). Patients should not use Protopic if they have a skin infection on the area of skin to be ...

Junying Yu, Leading Stem Cell Researcher, Joins Cellular Dynamics International

...gh the insertion of four genes. iPS cells are similar to human embryonic stem (hES) cells in their proliferative and developmental potential, but they avoid the controversial and ethical concerns surrounding hES cells. Considered a significant scientific breakthrough, iPS cells additionally enable the crea...

Miami Beach Real Estate Attorney Opens Miami Real Estate Brokerage for International Luxury Miami Beach Condo Buyers From Distressed Sellers

... no interest in carrying the property. Folland finds that most new super luxury waterfront condominium properties have some owners who only closed to avoid losing their deposits, and will now sell for less than the developer's price on the remaining units. "Distressed sellers are more comfortable acc...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Sale of Additional Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers

...asing compression time, programmable treatment protocols and more. As an added safety feature, ETC's chambers feature a full manual override system to avoid premature termination of treatment protocol as a result of power outages. ETC's Biomedical Division has been providing state of the art chamb...

PharmSource Releases White Paper on Role of U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the Bio/Pharma Industry

...hensive steps to implement a solid FCPA compliance program. Enforcement of anti-corruption business practices in emerging markets. Mechanisms to avoid compliance pitfalls despite global and economic challenges. "This report provides priceless strategic insights on FCPA compliance programs...

VerteLoc™ Tops 500 Surgical Procedures, VGI Announces VerteLX™ and Seeks Potential Investors for Growth

...sident and CEO, Dan Grayson. "It is making a significant difference in the way back pain is being addressed, allowing for earlier intervention to avoid more invasive surgical procedures. Surgeon acceptance of the VerteLoc™ system continues to experience a phenomenal rate of growth, especially th...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Dr. Russell Greig to Board of Directors

...putational analysis, X-ray crystallography, medicinal chemistry, microbiology and biochemistry, allows it to rapidly synthesize new agents designed to avoid typical antibiotic resistance mechanisms. Rib-X's iterative intelligent engine has yielded several distinctive new antibiotics that can be used for th...

Knocking the Wind Out of Asthmatics: Help from Hippocrates

...ach individual, based upon their own unique biochemical and genetic makeup. The test is quickly becoming recognized as a way to safely and effectively avoid chronic inflammatory and allergy like problems, like asthma, perennial rhinitis and skin problems, but also metabolic disorders that interfere with we...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Additional Hyperbaric Monoplace Chamber Sale to St. John Wound Center

...asing compression time, programmable treatment protocols and more. As an added safety feature, ETC's chambers feature a full manual override system to avoid premature termination of treatment protocol as a result of power outages. Gene Davis, President of ETC's BioMedical Division, commented, "Placeme...

iCardiac Selected for Multiple Cardiac Safety Studies

... Continues Market Leadership in Highly Automated QT(sm) Evaluation and Helps Sponsors avoid False Positives Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2009 -- iCardiac Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced cardiac safety bio...

Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity

...eudoephedrine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, or ephedrine in order to avoid a possibly dangerous increase in blood pressure. Patients with moderat...ssibly dangerous increase in blood pressure, patients taking AZILECT should avoid foods and beverages high in tyramine content such as aged cheeses, air-dri...

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

...ssion free after twelve cycles," said Dr. Stewart. "Further, carfilzomib has been generally well tolerated, and the compound's selectivity appears to avoid the off-target effects, such as peripheral neuropathy, associated with currently available proteasome inhibitors." Adverse events were generally ...

AGA Institute and Horizon Therapeutics Launch 'Connect to Protect' Program to Educate Physicians and Consumers on Risks Associated With NSAID Use

...nd to encourage patients and physicians to connect more often about ways to avoid NSAID-induced ulcers, including but not limited to GI protective co-therapy...es. For more information on the risks of chronic NSAID use and ways to avoid or reduce those risks, please visit www.connecttoprotect.com . In addit...

Exiqon Diagnostics Partners With MedTrust Online to Promote KRAS Mutation Analysis and Other Innovative Molecular Oncology Diagnostic Services to Oncologists

...ices). Exiqon is dedicated to personalizing the treatment selection for cancer patients. The aim is to optimize the use of existing medicine and avoid unnecessary and non-effective treatment. By using molecular diagnostic tests that analyze the genetic profile of each patient's tumor, treatment selec...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Data to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

...is an irritant, not a vesicant; use precautions to avoid extravasation DOXIL can cause fetal harm ...ombovascular events, use the lowest dose needed to avoid red blood cell transfusion. Use ESAs on...maintain the lowest hemoglobin level sufficient to avoid the need for blood transfusion. Discontinue if aft...

Astellas Receives FDA Approval for Use of Prograf(R) (Tacrolimus) in Conjunction With Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in Kidney Transplant Recipients

...le in 15% to 45% of patients at 1 year. Prograf has been associated with nephrotoxicity, particularly when used in high doses. In particular, to avoid excess nephrotoxicity, Prograf should not be used simultaneously with cyclosporine. Prograf or cyclosporine should be discontinued at least 24 hours p...

AFFiRiS AG: Atherosclerosis Vaccine Development Receives EU Support

...lesterol transfer from HDL to LDL, thus increasing the concentration of the beneficial HDL. This vaccine approach with its long-lasting effects should avoid patients having to take life-long, daily medication to a strict regimen." The main item of the joint efforts of AFFiRiS and EMC is the vaccinat...

RSCI Announces World-Leading Stem Cell Science Advisory Board

...xercise freedom of choice in medical care. If you, or a loved one, is seeking treatment for your "untreatable" medical condition and wish to avoid less competent stem cell clinics, visit http://www.repairstemcells.org for our list of the eight most experienced and successful stem cell treatment...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

...in a long time. "It also shows," he added, "that the HSAS color-coding is misjudged by citizens, and the same persons who have the most fear and avoid activities are also misjudging it." The findings are based on random-digit dial surveys conducted in in six languages in Los Angeles County betw...

Doctors in New Hampshire Now Treating Cancer with Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology

...oth for us and for our patients. It enabled us to verify the position of the tumor prior to each treatment and deliver the dose in a way that aims to avoid other tissues already weakened by the patient's chronic pulmonary disease. The Novalis Tx is an exceptional machine for treating tumors and malignanci...

Physician's Organization Makes History by Publishing U.S.'s First Adult Stem Cell Guidelines (ASCTA Drives Safe Stem Cell Practices)

...s The Regenexx Procedure , an adult stem cell therapy that is used to successfully treat bone, joint, back and ligament conditions and helps patients avoid the need for more invasive orthopedic surgery. Dr. Centeno has published numerous medical research papers on the clinical application of adult mesenc...

Schering-Plough Announces Changes to its Global Collaboration with Novartis to Develop Combination Therapies for Asthma and COPD

...ziness or faintness). If you or your child is under stress, such as with surgery, after surgery, or trauma, you may need steroids by mouth again. avoid coming in contact with measles, chicken pox virus, tuberculosis, or any other infections before or while using ASMANEX. Contact your health care provi...

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Provides Hospital In-Service Webcast for Acetadote(R)

...a history of bronchospasm. The total volume administered should be adjusted for patients less than 40 kg and for those requiring fluid restriction. To avoid fluid overload, the volume of diluent should be reduced as needed. If volume is not adjusted, fluid overload can occur, potentially resulting in hypon...

The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

...lection of directors would be handled at the meeting but were rebuffed by Biovail on each occasion. The Concerned Shareholders would have preferred to avoid a proxy contest for the election of directors. It should be noted that upon being advised of the technical shortcoming, the Concerned Shareholders m...

SHARE Program Launched to Address the Challenges of Achieving Blood Pressure Goal

... goal, so that simple effective solutions can be defined to help the majority of these Challenging Patients reach recommended blood pressure goals and avoid the devastating effects of hypertension driven cardiovascular disease. World Hypertension Day provides a perfect platform to release details of...

Bayer and Onyx Announce Nexavar Data Presentations at 45th American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

... respectively, were 45% for Nexavar vs. 32% for placebo and 38% for Nexavar and 28% for placebo. Women of child-bearing potential should be advised to avoid becoming pregnant and advised against breast-feeding. In cases of any severe or persistent side effects, temporary treatment interruption, dose modifi...

Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Present Data on Fanapt(TM) and Tasimelteon at the 162nd American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

... of Fanapt(TM) to prolong the QT interval and the use of other drugs first. Prescribers should also consider the need to titrate Fanapt(TM) slowly to avoid orthostatic hypotension, which may lead to delayed effectiveness compared to some other drugs that do not require similar titration. IMPORTANT W...

NeoStem Obtains Exclusive License to Innovative Stem Cell Procedure Treating Musculoskeletal Diseases

...on of bone and cartilage. The Regenexx Procedure has helped many patients avoid more risky and costly surgical intervention. Additionally, Regenerati...ocedure, which maximizes the patients' own adult stem cells to help them to avoid hip, knee and shoulder surgery and lessen joint pain. Patients and physicia...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

...putational analysis, X-ray crystallography, medicinal chemistry, microbiology and biochemistry, allows it to rapidly synthesize new agents designed to avoid typical antibiotic resistance mechanisms. Rib-X's iterative intelligent engine has yielded several distinctive new antibiotics that can be used for th...

Avoiding False Positives Key Priority in Cardiac Safety Studies

...olios at Phase I and beyond because of current limitations of conventional techniques used in cardiac safety studies. In addition to the desire to avoid false positives, 27% of the respondents selected the quality of the expert report as the most important criteria while 12% selected cost effective stu...
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