AlphaRx Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Zysolin(TM) Inhalable Nanoparticles at Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting
MARKHAM, ON, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AlphaRx, Inc. (OTCBB: ALRX) announced positive preclinical results which demonstrated that an inhaled tobramycin nanoparticle (Zysolin(TM)) formulation was a more effective treatment in animal models of acute Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia when compa...
For Medical Device Makers, Full Spectrum Software Presents a Live, One Hour Audio Course on Implementing QA Automation in an FDA Controlled Environment
For medical device makers, Full Spectrum Software presents a live, one hour audio course on Implementing QA Automation in an FDA Controlled
Environment. The event is hosted by Foreign Exchange Translations. detailed information on the course can be found here
Joint Replacement Patients with Diabetes Greatly Benefit from Controlled Glucose
New study finds controlled
glucose levels help decrease chance for complications
ROSEMONT, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diabetics undergoing total joint replacement often are at a higher risk of experiencing complications after surgery due to various pre-existing health conditi...
ESA's Corona(R) Family of HPLC Detectors, Including the New Corona ultra(TM), Can Now be Controlled by Waters Empower(R) 2 Chromatography Software
New control option maximizes UHPLC or HPLC productivity via seamless hardware/software interface; Driver available free of charge to all new and existing Corona detector customers
CHELMSFORD, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrating a Corona ultra UHPLC detector with a Waters ACQUITY UPLC(...
New study evaluates community response to personally controlled health information
Boston, Mass. - A new paper published in the latest issue of the open access publication Journal of Medical Internet Research evaluates consumers' experiences with the Indivo personally controlled
health record (PCHR) system - a system developed by researchers in the Children's Hospital Informat...
Patient Infection Rates Controlled by Unique Program at Outpatient Cancer Clinic
SEATTLE, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer treatment leaves patients with weakened immune systems. So it would seem obvious that an outpatient cancer clinic would be a prime breeding ground for infections because of the constantly revolving door of patients, visitors and staff, all of whom could be ...
New Software Technology Report for Medical Device Makers: How to Manage an FDA Controlled Software Project
Full Spectrum Software, a leading software developer for medical device makers, announced the release of their second in a series of free Software Technical Reports, How to Manage an FDA Controlled
Software Project. Download Report Here This free Software Technical Report covers best practice...
Rite Aid Corporation and Subsidiaries Agree to Pay $5 Million in Civil Penalties to Resolve Violations in Eight States of the Controlled Substances Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rite Aid Corporation (Rite Aid) and nine of its subsidiaries in eight states have agreed to pay $5 million in civil penalties to settle allegations of violations of the Controlled
Substances Act (CSA), the Department of Justice announced today.
Gold nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Using tiny gold particles and infrared light, MIT researchers have developed a drug-delivery system that allows multiple drugs to be released in a controlled
Such a system could one day be used to provide more control when battling diseases commonly treated with mor...
New approach to cancer: Find most tightly controlled genes
DURHAM, N.C., and SINGAPORE Scientists at a Duke University medical school in Singapore have found a new way to study cancer that could be very useful for developing targeted therapies against cancer and possibly many other diseases.
"Because all you need for this approach is gene expression ...
E-prescribing of Controlled Substances Moves Real-Time Prescription Drug Monitoring Toward Reality
LEXINGTON, Ky., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VirtualHealth
Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VHGI) the owners of Veriscrip(TM)
the nation's only proven Real-Time Prescription Monitoring System announced
it's support today of a proposed rule that would allow for the electronic
San Diego State University Controlled Substance Investigation
INDIANAPOLIS, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As the result of San Diego State
University's interim suspension of six fraternity chapters, the
North-American Interfraternity Conference supports the decisions of our
member fraternities to work with university officials to hold those
responsible parties a...
Study suggests nicotine addiction might be controlled by influencing brain mechanisms
Boca Raton, FL, December 8, 2007 There is a clear link between GABA a chemical substance of the central nervous system that inhibits neurons in the brain and nicotine dependence, according to a study presented today at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) annual meeting. Resea...
Cardinal Health to Cease Distribution of Controlled Substances from Florida Facility
DUBLIN, Ohio, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today
announced that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has suspended
its license to distribute controlled
substances from its Lakeland, Fla.
distribution center, effective Dec. 10.
To ensure continuity of service, th...
Cardinal Health Receives DEA Order to Temporarily Cease Distribution of Controlled Substances from Auburn, Wash. Facility
DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today
announced that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will
temporarily suspend its license to distribute controlled
its Auburn, Wash. distribution center effective Dec. 3.
The company said the suspe...
Study Shows Cholera Can be Controlled With Oral Vaccines
SEATTLE, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Endemic cholera, a potentially fatal
diarrheal disease found in the world's most impoverished countries, could
be effectively controlled
by orally vaccinating half of the affected
populations once every two years for only pennies per dose, according to
AAPM statement on DEA ruling allowing multiple prescriptions for controlled substances
GLENVIEW, Ill. The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) supports todays Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ruling, which allows multiple prescriptions for controlled
substances when appropriate. This DEA Final Ruling, Issuance of Multiple Prescriptions for Schedule II Controlled
Hispanics' hypertension better controlled with equal access to care
With equal access to medical care and medication, Hispanic men and women have as good or greater chance as non-Hispanics of controlling their high blood pressure, researchers reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Poor blood pressure control in Hispanics is not due t...
Al Gore's Son Charged With Possession of Controlled Substance
Former US Vice-President Al Gores son has been charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled
substance, misdemeanour charges of possession of a controlled
substance without a prescription and possession of marijuana, and a speeding infraction in connection with the pull over of his ...
Survey Shows Asthma Not Controlled in Severe Asthma Patients
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A survey of 1,812 patients with moderate-to-severe asthma revealed that the disease was not controlled
in 55 percent, despite the fact that most had health insurance and visited their health care providers regularly.
"Even more shocking was the finding that 38 percent ...
Diabetes II May Be Controlled By Sanofi's New Obesity Pill
Sanofi-Aventis' Accomplia (rimonabant), a new drug for treatment of obesity, has been found to control blood sugar and reduce risk of cardiac problems// in people with diabetes type 2. The research was done on 1,047 overweight or obese patients with type 2 diabetes in Europe and south and North Am...
Risk Of Colorectal Polyps Recurrence Can Be Controlled By Rofecoxib
A new study shows that COX-2 inhibitor 'Rofecoxib' might be effective in controlling the recurrence of colorectal cancer. //
According to a new, 'A Randomized Trial of Rofecoxib for the Chemoprevention of Colorectal Adenomas,' being published in Gastroenterology, the journal for the members of...
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Controlled By Cholesterol Drugs
cardiomyopathy,defibrillitor,Statins, a group of commonly used cholesterol-lowering drugs, used by patients with enlarged hearts// (dilated cardiomyopathy) due to an anti-arrhythmic effect. Scientists with the Multicenter defibrillators in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy Treatment Evaluation (definit...
Brain Controlled Movements Are Studied Using Robotic- Joystick
Implications possibly profound for stroke patient rehab
Johns Hopkins and co-workers revealed, when the brain ‘learns’ to control certain muscle movements// slowly, the more likely it is to remember the lesson over the long run, from training a group of human subjects in operating a robot-controll...
Weight Can Be Controlled By Low-Fat Diet
A healthy physical weight can be maintained by a low fat diet into old age, according to a new US study, which reveals that calorie counting is unnecessary. The study on nearly 50,000 post-menopausal women in the US, //published in the medical journal, the Journal of the American Medical Associatio...
Cholesterol Can Be Effectively Controlled By Sunflower Seeds, Pistachios
A comprehensive research study conducted to determine the effectiveness of 27 different nuts and seeds in lowering blood cholesterol levels; sunflower seeds and pistachio nuts have been found to have the maximal effect//. The presence of high levels of phytosterol (plant chemicals which reduce chol...
Endemic Encephalitis in India can be controlled by early vaccination
A recent report in Nature Medicine had said that the cause of high death tolls and spread of Japanese Encephalitis in India is due to lack of preparedness of Indian Health Officials in forming preventive strategies and early vaccination programs//. The encephalitis infection is spread by transmissi...
High Cholesterol Can Be Controlled By Screening And Prevention
In a report published by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers had emphasized the need to control the cholesterol levels and provided a guideline to do so.//
High cholesterol levels are not only bad for the heart and blood vessels, but they may also increase the risk of cognitive...
Fungal Infections Effectively Controlled By Light Therapy
Light therapy combined with drugs may be an effective treatment for patients with a variety of fungal infections according to a study // which was focused on the mechanism by which an infectious fungus perceives light. This finding could play an important role because it suggests that changes in li...
Progression of Glaucoma could be controlled with early detection
Glaucoma, according to doctors, is a disease of the eye, which has no early warning signs and many affected patients are unaware they have the disease until it has advanced. And once someone has lost his or her vision from glaucoma, it cannot be regained. Researchers in New York and Sweden, focusin...
Guided care reduces cost of health care for older persons with chronic conditions
...mberg School of Public Health. The research, published in the American Journal of Managed Care , found that in the first eight months of a randomized controlled
trial, patients in a primary care enhancement program called "Guided Care" spent less time in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities and had fewer e...
Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women
... of different people."
And the study was observational, meaning that it dealt with all the people seen at the medical practices rather than being a controlled
trial in which participants are carefully matched, he said. "Treatment was decided upon not by randomization but just by defining the condition," Fona...
Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures
... Stroke .
"We know from other studies that bone loss starts rapidly after stroke," de Vries said. "Furthermore, there is evidence from a randomized controlled
trial in an Asian population that administration of bisphosphonates, bone-protecting agents, immediately after a stroke reduces bone loss and hip frac...
Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase I/II Clinical Trial of Novel Vaccine for Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer
..., Inc. AP1903 is designed to bring together two proteins and activate them. In the case of BP-GMAX-CD1, administration of AP1903 to patients leads to controlled
activation of the ARGENT-regulated protein iCD40. AP1903 was previously shown by ARIAD to be well-tolerated with defined pharmacokinetics in a Phase ...
Accuray Incorporated to Report Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009
... only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body non-invasively. Using continual image guidance technology and computer controlled
robotic mobility, the CyberKnife System automatically tracks, detects and corrects for tumor and patient movement in real-time throughout the treatmen...
ULURU Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and to Provide a Business Update
...on the development of a portfolio of wound management and oral care products to provide patients and consumers with improved clinical outcomes through controlled
delivery utilizing its innovative Nanoflex(TM) Aggregate technology and OraDisc(TM) transmucosal delivery system. For more information about ULURU In...
NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results
...arter of 2009, we issued 1.8 million shares of our common stock through our controlled
equity offering program at an average price of $27.14 per share, resulting ...ugust 5, 2009, we issued 2.1 million shares of our common stock through our controlled
equity offering program at an average price of $27.80 per share, resulting ...
State Regulation of Massage Therapy Will Improve Public Health, Safety
...otherapist or any derivative of these terms.
The act generally prohibits licensure of individuals who have been convicted of felonies under the controlled
Substance Act. It also authorizes the board to refuse, suspend or revoke a license if the licensee is convicted of a crime of moral turpitude or a fel...
Scientists Learn How Cancer Drugs Cause Hypertension
"Long-term hypertension can have serious consequences," Coffman said.
For many cancer patients taking anti-angiogenesis drugs, hypertension is controlled
with traditional blood pressure medications, said Dr. Herbert Hurwitz, a medical oncologist at Duke.
"However, these new findings are important sin...
Germgard's New Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument Sterilizer Achieves Total Cycle Time of Three Minutes
...urgical instrument sterilizers. The tests employ a single, three-minute cycle, including preparation. The inactivation remains at 100% after 7 days of controlled
observation, hence is fully compatible with a single cycle. Germgard continues to optimize the process, confidently expecting no more than an unpreced...