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Venomous Cone Snails Relieve Chronic Back Pain

Dr. Baldomero Olivera said that the ruthless fish-eating snail is a cure for those suffering from chronic back pain.// He is planning to present his findings at the Philadelphia Shell Show. Venomous cone snails, with their striking patterns and elegant shapes, will be among thousands of eye-cat...

Antioxidants Preserve Cone Cells In the Eye

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University were fruitful in preventing the progress of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) using the combination of chemicals such// as vitamin E, alpha-lipoic acid and other antioxidant. Experiments using mice in the treatment of retinal degeneration was very successful....

Walk for Parkinson's Disease Scheduled for Saturday September 19, 2009

...tant cause at the same time." The walk is scheduled to take place at 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 19th at the Raccoon River Park Bittle and cone Flower Shelters. The registration form is available online at www.apdaiowa.org and is due by August 31st. However, registration the day of the e...

Developing gene therapy to fight blindness

...nd are used mainly at night. During the day, humans depend on cones for color vision. In people with the genetic mutations that cause RP, rods and cone cells die. Affected individuals first experience defective dark adaptation or "night blindness," followed by reduction of the peripheral visual field ...

Breast cancer research highlights from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine meeting in Anaheim, July 26-30

...aphy (CT), promises to take the pain out of breast cancer detection. In the cone beam breast CT scanner, a woman lies face down on a special table with one ...ame system can be used to treat breast cancer. By carefully rotating the CT cone beam around the breast, they can deliver a lethal dose of X-rays to cancer ...

Baxa Corporation's Dennis Tribble, PharmD, Now Profiled at Expert411.com for Media and Professional Access

...m the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in Stockton, California. Tribble also completed a residency in Hospital Pharmacy at The Moses H. cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, N.C. About Baxa Corporation Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-b...

LSUHSC research identifies enzyme that makes survival molecule for key vision cells

...hexaenoic acid) which is present in both brain and retinal cells. Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells are essential for the survival of rod and cone photoreceptor cells. RPE cells regulate the renewal of the tips of photoreceptor cells among other functions. When RPE cells do not function properly,...

Do Good When You Shop: Buy Produce and Raise Money for Kids

...es inside our stores." That is confirmed by the latest results of the cone Cause Evolution Study, which found a sharp increase in consumers who have purchased products associated with a non-profit cause. cone first began measuring the attitudes of Americans 15 years ago. The study a...

Varian Medical Systems Introduces the PaxScan 3030+ X-Ray Image Detector for Interventional Angiography

...-beam CT (CBCT) capabilities. "Distortion free imaging is critical for cone beam CT applications," said LaCasce. The detector incorporates a 194 micron...ent supplier of dynamic imaging systems in the high-tier segment addressing cone beam CT, angiography, interventional radiology, cardiology and fluoroscopy....

New Insight Into Primate Eye Evolution

...ina making them effective for nighttime vision. The owl monkey's nocturnal retina is also larger and lacks a fovea, the central region of high-density cone photoreceptors that gives the diurnal eye high acuity and daytime color vision. For both owl and capuchin monkeys, the specialized cell types in ...

Eye association inducts inaugural class of Fellows

...lated to normal visual functions and to abnormal/disease conditions. Particularly, his team investigates the mechanism of pigment regeneration in the cone visual system and how hyperglycemia and insulin induce vascular endothelial growth factor secretion by retinal cells. Since 1981, Tsin has directed...

Women with previous abnormal cervical cells at higher risk for recurrence and invasive cancer

...rades 2 and 3 were lowest among women treated with cone biopsy, a method in which the abnormal cells are r...it carries less risk of other harmful effects than cone biopsy or loop electrical excision, procedures whi...risk for recurrence might opt for loop excision or cone biopsy. "These data may help inform that treatm...

Chief Technology Officer for Baxa Corporation's Subsidiary, FHT, Inc., Presents at the Fourth Annual unSUMMIT for Bedside Barcoding in Tampa, Florida

...degree from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in Stockton, Calif. He also completed a residency in Hospital Pharmacy at The Moses H. cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, N.C. The unSUMMIT conference provides a unique focus on barcode point-of-care (BPOC) technology. It is designed ...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit the Latest X-Ray Image Detectors, and X-Ray Tubes at the CMEF Show in Shenzhen, China

...tion. The PaxScan 3030+, a 30cm x 30cm flat panel detector, is a real-time, fluoroscopic, multi-modality, digital X-ray flat panel imager for cone beam medical imaging applications. The MCS-6074 rotating anode X-ray tube for CT scanning and the A-192 tube insert specifically designed for ...

KODAK 9000 3D Extraoral Imaging System Earns High Marks From Dental Professionals In Third Party Survey

...surveyed as part of a product review published in the March issue of Dental Product Shopper. This flexible 3D imaging system combines focused-field 3D cone Beam CT imaging with panoramic imaging to provide a highly productive “two in one” system. On a scale of 1-5, the 3D imaging syst...

Weight Watchers(R) Expands Licensed Food Categories with Launch of New Baked Goods, Frozen Novelty and Cheese Products to Encourage a More Sensible Lifestyle

... Frozen Novelties that will satisfy an ice cream craving: Ice Cream Candy Bar GIANT Mint Ice Cream cone GIANT Mint Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies & Cream 2-pack cups Peanut Butter Delight 2-pack cups ...

Optometry Career Conferences Set for Five N.C. Campuses in March

...f the W.B. Atkinson Science Building. UNC-Charlotte (Charlotte, NC) - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Room 109 of the cone Center. North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26, 2009 in the Talley Student Center Ball...

OrthoPlex 3D Digital Modeling Solution Introduced by Dentsply GAC

...so boosting office productivity, cost-efficiency and profitability," according to John Kringel, Director of Marketing, Dentsply GAC. Its advanced cone beam CT scanning technology creates highly-accurate digital models more quickly and cost-effectively than competitive systems. In fact, OrthoPlex offe...

Safety guide launched for new 3-D dental scans

...idelines for dentists using the latest three-dimensional imaging system in their surgeries have been established for UK and European practitioners. cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), which gives a similar kind of image as a medical CT scan, is now available in high-street dental practices to give hi...

Meijer Announces Voluntary Recall for Some Meijer Brand Peanuts and Ice Cream Novelties Citing Possible Health Risk

...C #7-19283-91733-1 -- Meijer Vanilla Sundae cone w/ Peanuts (with Garfield on packaging) UPC #7-19283-74019-9 -- Meijer Vanilla Sundae cone w/ Peanuts (without Garfield on packaging) UPC #7-19283-91235-0 -- Meijer Fudge Sundae cone w/ Peanuts (with Garfield on packaging) UPC #7-192...

Novel Photoconductive Cellular Depolarization Technology Reveals Insight Into Neuronal Growth, Guidance, and Regeneration

...dance both spatial and temporal is mediated by neuronal activity. Further under experimental conditions simulating injury, it was observed that growth cone attraction was not inhibited suggesting that this mechanism could be used to guide neuronal regeneration following axonal injury. Photoconductiv...

Easter Seals & Friendly's Announce New focus for 28-Year Fundraising Campaign

...Kid Cones plus a $5 off a $25 purchase coupon for parents. The campaign runs through February 13, 2009. Even on the Coldest Days, an Ice Cream cone Can Warm the Heart "Kids and families know that it's never too cold outside to go for an ice cream cone. Servers make sure that every guest has...

Protein Might One Day Prevent Blindness

...efects that lead to the death of the two types of photoreceptor cells in the eye that capture light, first directly killing the rod cells and then the cone cells which depend on rod cell survival," explained study author Bo Chen, a postdoctoral research fellow with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at H...

Research hightlights, AAO-SOE Joint Meeting, Nov. 9 sessions

... in Keratoconus Patients Keratoconus is an eye disorder that causes corneal tissue to become abnormally thin and the central area to protrude in a cone shape, distorting vision. The cornea is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye and is crucial to focusing light on the back of the eye. In ...

AAO-SOE Joint Meeting research highlights

...in Keratoconus Patients Keratoconus is an eye disorder that causes corneal tissue to become abnormally thin and the central area to protrude in a cone shape, distorting vision. The cornea is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye and is crucial to focusing light on the back of the eye. In ...

Clinicians in Netherlands Treat Lung Cancer Patients Using New RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems

...re very pleased with how the treatment went," added Dr. Suresh Sunan, professor of clinical experimental radiotherapy. "The online patient setup using cone beam CT scans allowed direct visualization of the tumor just prior to fast treatment delivery using RapidArc, all of which greatly increased the confi...

New White Paper by Performance Improvement Innovator Interaction Associates Helps Business Leaders Assess Team Effectiveness

...nteraction Associates Senior Consultant Jay Gordon cone provides a model and a user-friendly checklist to ...nteraction Associates Senior Consultant Jay Gordon cone provides a model and a user-friendly assessment ch...rocesses across business units," according to cone . "But a desire for collaboration doesn&rsqu...

BrainLAB Announces 510(k) FDA Clearance of Monte Carlo Dose Engine for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiation Therapy

...ose Calculation Algorithm as a superior algorithm for lung and head & neck treatments as compared to other computing algorithms, such as the collapsed cone or convolution methods. The BrainLAB Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Algorithm is an integral part of the iPlan RT Dose software version 4 and provides...

Cancer research highlights

...ire consequences. Now a new procedure, dedicated breast computed tomography (CT), promises to take the pain out of breast cancer detection. In the cone beam breast CT scanner, which was first developed at the University of California, Davis, a woman lies face down on a special table with one breast su...

IMTEC Introduces the SPRITE CT System

...y with the introduction of the MDI implant line and has grown into the global leader in small diameter implants. IMTEC's ILUMA system is a leader in cone Beam Computed Tomography for dentistry and medicine. With this technology and IMTEC's groundbreaking applications, its customers can access the power ...

IMTEC Introduces New Vision Software

...be used in IMTEC's line of Industrial scanning systems and the ILUMA(TM), a cone Beam Computed Tomography scanner for the dental and medical communities. ...al leader in small diameter implants. IMTEC's ILUMA system is a leader in cone Beam Computed Tomography for dentistry and medicine. With this technology a...

Paloma Pharmaceuticals Presents at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting

...ent and fragile. These aberrant capillaries induce or promote a variety of pathological conditions including acute loss of vision, hemorrhage, rod and cone degeneration, and retinal detachment resulting in scar formation. About Paloma Pharmaceuticals Paloma Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an early stage drug...

Cone snails and plants used to develop oral drug for pain

... Molecules from cone snail venom and African plants are being used by Queensland researchers as ... to three weeks to begin to take effect. Peptides (small proteins) from cone snail venom have attracted recent attention from scientists, as they can ta...

Advanced Technology in Dental Imaging Benefits Patients

...national, Instrumentarium Dental, Lester A. Dine, Planmeca, Progeny Dental, Planmeca, SciCan, Sirona Dental Systems, and Suni Medical Imaging. About cone Beam Computed Tomography During a dental CBCT procedure, the patient's head is stabilized with a head holder while an X-ray source and an area detec...

Harley-Davidson Women's Day Ride Raises Funds for MDA's Summer Camp Program

... recognition as the top fundraisers for the event: Joanne Mold of Forest Hill, Md., ($3,055 raised), Dee Roberts of Bernville, Pa., ($2,717) and Lynne cone of Houston ($2,715). Each received a 105th Anniversary Harley-Davidson women's jacket, and had lunch with Karen Davidson and the six "Get Down to Dayt...

Scientists shed light on long-distance signaling in developing neurons

...se. "We have found a process whereby the growth cone at the developing axon's tip sends key signals bac...es on the type of communication between the growth cone and the nucleus that we now describe." As Dr. J...is critical information get passed from the growth cone at the tip of the axon back to the cell's "command...

Dip Your Diet in Chocolate ... Introducing New Skinny Dippers!

...frozen snacks don't skimp on flavor options and turn low fat ice cream skeptics into avid enthusiasts with such delicacies as the Mint Fudge Ice Cream cone and the Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwich. "This new addition brings about another change in the tides to the overall 'better for you' ice ...

Concentric Launches New Consumer Division, Names Mike Devlin EVP, Managing Director

...vertising career as a copywriter, working in the Manhattan offices of several major agencies including Marsteller, Partners & Shevack Wolf, and Foote, cone & Belding. He joined CCA Advertising in 1999 and played a key role in expanding the agency's client base and range of services during his eight-year t...

Sergeant's(R) Pet Care Products Announces Cause Marketing Partnership With the National Wildlife Federation

... to switch from one brand to another that is about the same in price and quality, if the other brand is associated with a cause, according to the 2007 cone Agency Cause Evolution Survey. About Sergeant's Pet Care Products Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., is based in Omaha, Neb. USA, and is a leadin...

Siemens Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance for Next Generation Radiation Therapy Solution

...ge (MV) to gold-standard, in-room CT imaging, clinicians can select the optimal imaging application for their treatment approach. Siemens' MVision(TM) cone Beam Imaging Package delivers outstanding soft-tissue resolution, especially in challenging cases, such as imaging prostheses and with large patients....
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