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Blood Type May Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk

...mes of more than 4,300 pancreatic cancer patients and more than 4,500 people without the disease. This analysis found that people with variants of the abo gene that produce the blood types A, B or AB are associated with increased risk of pancreatic cancer. Those with blood type O aren't at increased risk...

Vital New Quality Data on Hospital Readmission Rates Available on Hospital Compare Website

...at m e m b ers of the Hospital Q u ality Alliance are saying abo u t the n e w information: John Rother, executive vice president for policy, AARP: "AARP believes t...

Innoventz Certified to Score Both the SF-36v2 and SF-12v2 Health Surveys

...etric.com/WhatWeDo/CertifiedScoringServices/tabid/207/Default.aspx abo u t Qualit y Metric Incorporate d : QualityMetric works with the w...nd health outcome measurement. Visit us at www.qualitymetric.com . abo u t Inno v entz: Innoventz's mission is to maximize the effectivenes...

Frisco ISD Treats Four Students in Medical Emergencies With OxySure(R) Model 615

...The-Counter (OTC) sale and therefore does not require a prescription. abo u t Fris c o ISD. The Frisco Independent School District (FISD) w... to providing the best in educational opportunities for all students. abo u t Ox y Sure (R) S y stems, Inc. OxySure(R) Systems, ...

ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec President, Continence and Critical Care Business Unit and ConvaTec EMEA Region

...rt-up company and Vice President, International Sales and Marketing for Codman, a Johnson & Johnson medical devices and diagnostics company. abo u t Con v aTec ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of million...

Study Links Blood Type and Pancreatic Cancer

...p define the four major blood types. A gene called abo helps put these glycoproteins together by arrangin...eatic tumor cells, leading to speculation that the abo gene might have a role in determining whether cell...tic cancer development, but they may show that the abo gene serves as a marker for other genes more direc...

American Lung Association of New England Launches Online Asthma Control Test

...discuss the results with your healthcare provider at your next visit. abo u t th e American Lu n g Ass o ciati o n: The American Lung... more information, call 1-800-LUNG USA or visit lun g ne . org . abo u t Qualit y M etric: QualityMetric works with the world's larg...

AlphaVax Announces New Vice President of Regulatory, Quality and Clinical Operations

... success as we advance multiple vaccine products through clinical development," said Jonathan Gelles, Chairman of AlphaVax's Board of Directors. abo u t Alph a Vax AlphaVax, Inc. is a North Carolina-based, clinical-stage company that uses a proprietary alphavirus vector platform technolo...

Landmark Rh Immune Globulin Celebrates 40 Years of Saving Babies' Lives

...d to the Rho(D) factor, unless the father or baby are conclusively Rh-negative. Delivery of an Rh-positive baby irrespective of the abo groups of the mother and baby Antepartum prophylaxis at 26 to 28 weeks gestation Antepartum fetal-maternal hemorrhage (suspected or pr...

QRxPharma Expands Management Team with the Addition of Dr. Jesus Soriano as Executive Vice President

...cal trials; dependence on third parties; future capital needs; and risks relating to the commercialisation of the Company's proposed products. abo u t Q R xP har m a QRxPharma (ASX: QRX, OTCQX: QRXPY) is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and ...

SmartOps Enterprise Inventory Optimization Software Licensed by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

...fety, cycle, pre-build, pipeline and merchandising stock requirements, by item or stock-keeping unit (SKU) - to meet desired service levels. abo u t SmartOps SmartOps, the market leader in enterprise-class supply chain optimization solutions, enables companies to manage the uncertaint...

PathNet Esoteric Laboratory Institute Main Laboratory Receives Accreditation From College of American Pathologists

...cology and urinalysis. The CAP laboratory accreditation program has PathNet Lab Institute listed for subspecialty information in the niche areas of: abo Group/Rh Type, Antibody Detection (non-transfusion), Bacteriology, Cytology, Endocrinology, General Immunology, Hematology, Histopathology, Parasitolo...

AABB and the Association of Donor Recruitment Professionals Partner to Recognize Blood Donors Worldwide

...celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) on June 14. This specific day marks the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel Prize winner who discovered the abo blood group system. "World Blood Donor Day raises awareness of the need for safe blood around the world," said AABB Chief Executive Officer Karen Sh...

Multiple Independent Studies Report on Use of Cylex's Immune Cell Function Assay in Postoperative Monitoring of Kidney, Liver, and Heart Transplant Recipients

...ell, D. Kopchliiska, D. P. Lucas, et al.) -- oral presentation, 3:35 p.m. (Concurrent Session: Immunosuppression: Protocols for Sensitized and abo Incompatible Renal Transplantation: A Period of Consolidation) CMI was one of three parameters assayed in monitoring the responses of...

International Research Organization Responds to Recent Studies Purporting to Show That Transfusion of Older Red Blood Cells Leads to Greater Risk

...their outcomes meaningless. The groups displayed a skewed distribution of abo groups and, furthermore, had an even more skewed distribution of abo groups among the Red Blood Cells units transfused. This also suggests lack ...

World Blood Donor Day

...e is celebrated universally as the 'World Blood Donor Day' . It falls on the birthday of Karl LandSteiner, the Nobel Prize winner, who discovered the abo blood group system. World Blood Donor Day was initiated, prompted by the success of World Health Day, 2000, which was devoted to the theme 'B...

Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors

...nd went on to the donor surgery. Most of those who did not make it to the surgery dropped out after the first step; 144 due to medical reasons such as abo incompatibility or because they were hepatitis carriers, though 42 dropped out voluntarily, and 24 because there was another better donor. From step t...

Breakthrough in Converting Blood Groups

...of transfusions. Clinical trials to test the safety and effectiveness of their converted blood are being planned, it has been reported. The abo blood-type system is based on the presence or absence of the sugar-based antigens 'A' and 'B' on red blood cells. Type O blood cells have neither...

World Blood Donors Day on 14th June 2005

...d Saves Lives, 14th June is observed as the World Blood Donors Day.// The date coincides with the birth date of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered the abo blood group system. The International Blood Donor Day is organized annually by the International Federation of Blood Donor Organizations since 19...
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