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PA's Smoking Ban Should Filter Into Homes and Cars Too, According to Temple University Expert

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 11, the Pennsylvania smoking ban will filter into public places. "Now it is up to individuals and families to make their homes and cars smoke-free too," said Jennifer Ibrahim, Temple University assistant professor of public healt...

Vestergaard Frandsen to Launch High Tech Filter to Provide Clean and Safe Drinking Water to People in Developing Nations

Instant Microbiological Purifier Provides Homemade Drinking Water with Potential to Save Lives and Reduce Suffering on a Massive Scale WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestergaard Frandsen, a European company that develops award-winning products to save lives and reduce suffering in the ...

It's Probably Time to Replace Your Vehicle's Cabin Air Filter

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- If you get headaches, allergic reactions or breathing problems riding in your car, it's probably time to change the cabin air filter. Cabin air filters clean the incoming air and remove allergens, and should be replaced every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, or p...

CJD Filter Machine Scrapped

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) has discarded the new machine that was designed to filter out CJD from donated blood after having spent €14m on the filter// system last year. IBTS seems to be finding the maintenance of bloodstocks a difficult challenge although there was a slight...

Bicycle-Powered Portable Water Filter System For Disaster Zones

Researchers have developed a portable water filtration system, powered by bicycle that can be used in disaster zones//. The Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) institute of environmental science and engineering unveiled the unit, consisting of a bicycle coupled with a mechanical pump and ...

FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)

...ab & Go packaging with BIO-SET(R), a compact and complete reconstitution system. Grab & Go includes the Terumo(R) SURFLO(R) Infusion Set with filter and other materials necessary for safe reconstitution and fast recombinant factor VIII treatment in a small, tamper-evident box with anticounterfeitin...

Nephros, Inc. Completes $1.25 Million Private Placement

...he patented dual stage cold sterilization ultrafilter has the capability to filter out bacteria and, due to its exceptional filtration levels, filter out many viruses, parasites and biotoxins. Sale of the DSU has begun at sev...

Muskogee Community Hospital Adopts Steril-Aire UVC Lights for Infection Control, Green Benefits

...edural areas with cleansing germicidal light. Through this approach, we expect to destroy 99+ percent of microbial contaminants." Red Bud Air filter Sales & Service (Tulsa) supplied the UVC devices to installation contractor Hogle Mechanical (Muskogee) and worked with the consulting engineering...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

... to a high-performance filter, such as a Filtrete filter from 3M, and change your air filter every three months. A good way to remember this is to change the filter at the start of every season. ...

Fran Lunger Joins Linden as Operating Partner

... executed a spin-off of the microelectronics business unit (Mykrolis), and transitioned the remaining business from a product-oriented, multi-industry filter company to a market-oriented bioscience business. Prior to his experience at Millipore, Mr. Lunger served as Chief Financial Officer for Oak Industri...

Three Dads Make Life Easier For iPhone and iPod Parents

...s! 12h AM/PM or 24h in Add/Edit screens! Existing Features:   Track and Add notes to ANY activity! Track multiple babies! filter activities by type in the Today view! Edit and Delete activities in the Today screen Use 12 (AM/PM) and 24 hour option Ounces or mL entry is ...

Sweetwater Announces Trademarks of State-of-the-Art Healthy Drinking Water Purification Systems

...e removal. Sweetwater's Kitchen Defender is a unique under sink water filter and water purifier that is used by hundreds of customers to provide healt...We provide a detox program in our office and after investigating many water filter systems that would comply with the standards we have provided for our patie...

Nurses File Cal-OSHA Complaint After Hospital Refuses to Supply Swine Flu Masks for Units with Infected Patients

...he number of particles penetrating through the faceseal leakage of the tested respirator/mask far exceeded the number of those penetrating through the filter medium." CNA/NNOC is the largest and fastest-growing organization of RNs in the U.S. with 86,000 members in all 50 states. ...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Partners With Cell Culture Media Specialist SAFC Biosciences(R) to Provide World-Class Fluid Management and Liquid/Powder System Solutions

...and comprehensive solutions to biopharmaceutical manufacturers. The companies will combine their expertise in generating application data on filter and mixing performance with critical purification buffers and cell culture media. Similarly, extractable and leachable data will be generated with buf...

K-State scientist receives grant from National Institutes of Health to research cataracts

...f proteins. In microequilibrium dialysis, a mixture of two different types of proteins is put into one chamber, separated from another chamber by a filter that will only allow the passage of one type of protein. Over time, the protein concentrations in the chambers equalize, and if an interaction occurre...

Nephros Receives 510k Approval for Dual Stage Ultrafilters

...Nephros received approval of the DSU to be used to filter biological contaminants from water and bicarbonate...entrance from the water distribution loop. The DSU filter can be used as the last step in the water purifica...ld sterilization ultrafilter has the capability to filter out bacteria and, due to its exceptional filtratio...

Virus filters for medical diagnosis

...fficiently stable and effective for the concentration of nanoparticles?" Experiments were not successful in determining the parameters by which the filter effect could be systematically controlled. This is because in the pump mechanism examined, high-frequency electrical traveling waves propel the fluid ...

NTU receives $2.7 million research funds for innovative water quality monitoring technologies

... water". Elaborating on his project, Associate Professor Gong says, "Our proposal introduces a novel portable integrated technology that is able to filter large volumes of water and detect the micro organism using genetic testing method. Using this process, the results can be developed within an hour, th...

DaVita.com Provides Easy Recipes to Plan Your Father's Day Dinner

...gral part of managing chronic kidney disease and ensuring overall health and quality of life for kidney patients. Because their kidneys can no longer filter and eliminate waste products and excess fluid, kidney patients' diets are focused on maintaining adequate nutrition and keeping minerals and electroly...

Sepsis Treatment Offers Lifesaving Potential

... Blood-cleansing therapy used in Japan warrants further study: researchers TUESDAY, June 16 (HealthDay News) -- A device designed to filter bacteria-produced toxins from the blood of patients with severe sepsis or septic shock appears to improve blood circulation and organ function and low...

SPECT provides high-quality images of small tumors

...ity images when using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scans, said researchers at SNM's 56th Annual Meeting. Collimatorsdevices that filter a stream of rays so that only those traveling parallel to a specified direction are allowed throughare used in SPECT because it is not yet possible to...

FluxData, Inc. Introduces New Multispectral Camera with Embedded PC104 Computer

...successful FluxData FD-1665. The FD-1665 is a flexible 3-CCD camera system that can be manufactured with any combination of narrow-band or broad-band filter coatings between 380-1000nm. This provides a performance advantage over existing RGB 3-CCD or 2-CCD RGB/NIR systems where spectral response is limited...

VBI researchers develop new method for breast cancer biomarker discovery

...ethod are three innovative developments A data acquisition strategy that permits analysis of different cell states and replicates; an advanced way to filter or process the data; and a novel statistical method that allows the experimental data to be checked and their relevance confirmed. The team used the m...

Schneider Introduces APO-Xenoplan 2.0/24mm Lens, Specially Designed for Kodak 4 MP Sensors Having Microlenses

...will satisfy even the most demanding requirements of next-generation vision systems. Schneider APO-Xenoplan 2.0/24 lenses have built-in M37 x 0.75 filter threads, to accommodate a wide range of filters. Schneider filters improve performance in many applications Schneider UV, IR, Polarizing, Neu...

Dr. Brian B. Adams to Join the 'MISSION'

...xposure needed to turn the skin barely pink. Skiers are in an even worse situation as there is less atmosphere on the high slopes than at sea-level to filter UV light, and the UV rays are reflected back up by the white snow." About Mission Skincare: MISSION Skincare(TM) is the brainchild of ...

Artificial liver may extend lives

...he control. Artificial livers have been attempted since the 1960s. Because previous designs didn't use human liver cells, they couldn't adequately filter toxins or create chemicals essential to metabolism and blood-clotting. With the ELAD system, four 12-inch cartridges containing cells derived from ...

Draeger Announces New Multi-Gas Plus Cartridge

...GH, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Multi-Gas Plus cartridge to fit our X-plore 3300/3500/5500 twin filter masks. These cartridges are unique because they do not carry the "escape only" designation for H2S protection, and can be used to work in environment...

Comfort Matters - The new Draeger Series of Filtering Facepiece Respirators Demonstrate Exceptional Wearer Comfort

..., the Draeger X-plore 1700 series utilizes a well researched combination of filter media that demonstrates strong protection yet minimizes breathing resistanc...rview of the Draeger X-plore 1700 Filtering Facepiece Respirator filter material: CoolSAFE(TM) to protect against solid and liquid ...

PHSI Launches New Websites to Promote Sustainable Eco-Friendly Bottle-less Drinking Water Technology

...determining the efficacy of products being considered for sustainability programs. In an effort to Go Green, many companies are turning to bottle-less filter coolers that have not been properly tested or certified for safety and performance. Pure Water Technology® systems feature proprietary technology ...

IQAir HealthPro Plus Wins Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval Award

...99.5 percent. Molecular-level effectiveness, combined with an ultra-quiet "fan-in-center" design, intuitive user controls and an built-in intelligent filter life monitor make the HealthPro Plus the leading choice in air purification. For more information about the HealthPro Plus, please visit, www.iqair...

Filters Fast Challenges Universities and Colleges to Kick the Bottled Water Habit

...ion, visit http://www.filtersfast.com/dropthebottle/ . About Filters Fast Filters Fast is the definitive online resource for air and water filter products. Shipping is speedy and affordable -- Filters Fast can sell and deliver products to a consumer's doorstep for less than a local store. Filter...

Prepared Response, Inc. Expands Its Pandemic Planning and Response Offerings

...of interest. This service provides current information for early indications and warnings of disease threats to humans, animals, and plants. Users can filter the output by data range, location, severity, disease and disease type. Prepared Response has conducted pandemic influenza and bio-emergency awareness...

Cocaine Use Among U.S. Workers Declines Sharply in 2008, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM)

..., Ph.D., Director of Science and Technology for Quest Diagnostics' Employer Solutions Division. "Pre-employment drug testing is an important frontline filter to help ensure a drug-free workforce. However, we see a more complex story when these rates are compared to the general workforce, where employees are...

Cleanose Personal Air Filters Offer Added Protection From Inhaled Viruses/ Swine Flu/ H1N1 and Other Inhaled Dangers

... of airborne particles into nasal passages. Cleanose is a sealable nose filter that is simple to apply, safe and discrete. Since the filter is sealed around your nasal opening, no unfiltered air can be inhaled as lo...

Stratford's Institutional Investment Consulting Service Receives HFMA Peer Review Designation

...mbers' day-to-day business interactions and careers. "For years HFMA members have asked us to identify viable healthcare finance resources and to filter some of the noise in the market place," says HFMA President and CEO Richard L. Clarke, FHFMA. "We see the new Peer Review Process as a powerful opport...

Asthma and Allergy Sufferers: Take in a Breath of Clean Air While Driving

... since 2001 come factory-equipped with a cabin air filter that is designed to clean and protect the air insi...Simply checking and replacing your car's cabin air filter every 12,000 to 18,000 miles is the easiest and le...mfort or that of your passengers. A cabin air filter may also be called a pollen filter, air-conditioni...

Sanuvox UV Air Sterilization Systems Ability to Destroy Airborne Type A Influenza including Swine Flu (H1N1)

... sterilize the biological contaminants as they pass through the UV system. Sanuvox also manufactures mobile decontamination units and stand-alone HEPA filter / Ultraviolet Air Sterilization systems designed to destroy bio- contaminants while trapping particles down to .3 microns in size. About Sanuvox T...

Swine Flu Prevention: Information & Products from Allegro Medical

...roplets of infected body fluids. According to a swine flu report this morning on Bloomberg.com, "N95 respirator masks , when properly used, filter germs from the breath and hamper the spread of flu." You can find all types of respirator masks at AllegroMedical.com , along with medical gl...

PUR Water Filtration Systems Can Reduce Trace Levels of Pharmaceuticals Found in Some U.S. Tap Water

...tion Systems (PUR) offer a solution. PUR is the first and only leading filter brand to claim reduction of trace levels of pharmaceuticals from tap water....apacity and average price of PUR faucet mount system and 3 refills based on filter life expectancy to corresponding number and average price of 16 oz. water b...

Discount Medical Supplies Superstore Announces Newly Updated Website: Easy Shopping, Hundreds of Top Brands

...; says owner Meir Tsinman. New shopping tools include Quick View, Recently Viewed Items, Live Chat, and an item comparison tool. Shoppers can also filter by price, brand, and for more complicated purchases like wheelchairs and scooters, they can use seat width, drive type, storage and other filters. ...
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