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MAP Pharmaceuticals Acquires Proprietary Drug Particle Formulation Technology From Eiffel/Telesso Technologies Limited

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP ) today announced that Telesso Technologies Limited, formerly Eiffel Technologies Limited ("Eiffel"), has agreed to transfer and assign to MAP Pharmaceuticals previously licensed intellectual prop...

Scientists image a single HIV particle being born

A mapmaker and a mathematician may seem like an unlikely duo, but together they worked out a way to measure longitude and kept millions of sailors from getting lost at sea. Now, another unlikely duo, a virologist and a biophysicist at Rockefeller University, is making history of their own. By usi...

Siemens Consortium to Construct Particle Therapy Center at the University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein

Largest Public Private Partnership Project in German Healthcare MALVERN, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Healthcare ( http://www.siemens.com/healthcare ) announces that the University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein (UC S-H) commissioned a consortium of bidders, including Siemens, Bilfi...

MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

... portion of the first Phase 3 trial of LEVADEX. In addition, MAP Pharmaceuticals generates new pipeline opportunities by applying its proprietary drug particle and inhalation technologies to enhance the therapeutic benefits of proven drugs, while minimizing risk by capitalizing on their known safety, efficacy...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter of 2009 Financial Results

... portion of the first Phase 3 trial of LEVADEX. In addition, MAP Pharmaceuticals generates new pipeline opportunities by applying its proprietary drug particle and inhalation technologies to enhance the therapeutic benefits of proven drugs, while minimizing risk by capitalizing on their known safety, efficacy...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

... ST. PAUL, Minn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher summertime levels of outdoor ground-level ozone, microscopic particle pollution like smoke and smog, as well as other air pollutants may cause anyone who is sensitive to these airborne contaminants to experience shortnes...

Teknipure Cleanroom Wipers Offer Innovative Solutions for Contamination Control Engineers

...ll quality parameters are met; these include Basis Weight, Sorbency, Liquid particle Count, Non-Volatile Residue levels, Ionic Extractable contribution, Fibers,...echnology through the use of pressure and heat to provide maximum fiber and particle retention. The edge of the wiper is then ultrasonically sealed to provide a...

Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments

...ts and infection control workers an alternative to particle board laminate surfaces in their facilities. The old particle board laminate surfaces harbor bacteria and create... of money. Even stainless steel, while better than particle board materials, enable growth of bacteria. Copper...

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

...arch (CERN), where scientists have access to very efficient and extremely sensitive detectors that can detect single photons -- a necessity for modern particle physics experiments. He thought that this same technology might allow doctors to lower the dose of X-rays women undergoing mammography receive. So Dan...

livethesource(TM), the World's First and Only Patented, Fully Nano-Encapsulated Liquid Vitamin, Mineral and Herbal Supplement, Now Available in Dallas Area

...source(TM)'s All Natural Patented Technology (TM) creates a small vitamin particle that's able to be absorbed with maximum efficiency, and due to the synergy ...nutritional supplements, nanotechnology is now being utilized to reduce the particle size of various compounds to a relatively small size for efficient absorpti...

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

...articles. The article, "Performance of an N95 Filtering Facepiece Particulate Respirator and a Surgical Mask During Human Breathing: Two Pathways for particle Penetration," by Sergey A. Grinshpun et. al ., reports that, "The number of particles penetrating through the faceseal leakage of the tested respirat...

OH2 Medical Spa Achieves the First U.S. LEED(R) Certification for a Medical Commercial Interior

...all dry wall and steel debris was recycled to minimize landfill use Wood structures, mill work and cabinetry are made of LEED-approved woods and particle board Light sensors monitor natural light optimizing energy conservation by reducing use of electric lighting All dry wall is made of 99...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Announces Termination of Pediatric Asthma Collaboration

... and has completed a successful Phase 3 trial. In addition, MAP Pharmaceuticals generates new pipeline opportunities by applying its proprietary drug particle and inhalation technologies to enhance the therapeutic benefits of proven drugs, while minimizing risk by capitalizing on their known safety, efficacy...

MDS Nordion Continues to Urge Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Critical Medical Isotope Shortage

...Mo-99) for the global nuclear medicine market. And on April 28, 2009, MDS Nordion announced an agreement with TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, to study the feasibility of producing a viable and reliable supply of photo fission-based Mo-99. Financial Impact As pr...

Virus filters for medical diagnosis

...Prize for this paper. The findings contained in the paper explain the observed effects completely, so that now both effective micropumps and efficient particle filters can be developed and built for many biomedical applications. ...

World-renowned nanotechnology expert proves there is big potential in the smallest of matter

...rfaces and function, the chemical and physical consequences of miniaturization, and how structures including individual viruses behave at the single particle level. This knowledge is important for learning how viruses infect cells, understanding the chemical and physical differences between healthy and canc...

Internationally-Renowned Health and Wellness Authority Joins livethesource(TM) as a Master Distributor

...esource(TM)' s All Natural Patented Nanotechnology (TM) creates a vitamin particle small enough to be absorbed with maximum efficiency. (Logo: http:/...nutritional supplements, nanotechnology is now being utilized to reduce the particle size of various compounds to a relatively small size for efficient absorpti...

PTI Recycling Systems Formed to Sell/Service Modular, Food-Grade rPET Production System Globally

...ed. The LNO(TM)c process relies on Phoenix's patented "extremely small particle size" technology. The tiny particle size enables more efficient decontamination compared to other processes, re...

Particle Sciences Further Expands Combination Product Development Capabilities

... BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- particle Sciences Inc., a leading service provider for the ...small molecule release from thermoplastics." particle Sciences is an integrated provider of drug development services. particle Sciences focuses on emulsions, gels, particulates ...

MDS Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...rdion is examining longer-term supply alternatives and announced in the second quarter its collaboration with TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, to study the feasibility of producing a viable and reliable supply of photo fission-based Molybdenum-99. MDS Analytical...

Breakthrough Nanotechnology Delivers Safe, Nutrition-Packed Cellular Hydration

...he key is recognizing that water exists only as water clusters -- with some particle in the middle that water clings to. Very simply put, the Revive Health process replaces that central particle with a nano-sized nutrient of choice. The water clusters restructure and st...

MDS Nordion Urges Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Current Medical Isotope Supply Shortage

...ill continue to examine other supply alternatives. On April 28, 2009, MDS Nordion announced an agreement with TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, to study the feasibility of producing a viable and reliable supply of photo fission-based molybdenum-99. Companies and org...

ProCure Treatment Centers to Equip Chicago Facility With Software Solutions From Elekta

...d vision to deliver clinical advances for improved patient care, Elekta is delighted and proud to continue working with ProCure," says Stewart Pegrum, particle Therapy Business Unit Manager for Elekta. About Elekta Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutio...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Phase 3 Trial of LEVADEX(TM) Migraine Product Candidate Meets All Four Primary Endpoints

...eloped for the potential treatment of migraine. In addition, MAP Pharmaceuticals generates new pipeline opportunities by applying its proprietary drug particle and inhalation technologies to enhance the therapeutic benefits of proven drugs, while minimizing risk by capitalizing on their known safety, efficacy...

Parata Earns Pharmacy Industry's First-Ever GREENGUARD Certification for Indoor Air Quality

..., equating to about a 1,000-prescription day. Fine particle and volatile chemical concentrations were monitore...ty standards define products with low chemical and particle emissions for use indoors, primarily building mate...ntribute, on average, 80 percent less chemical and particle emissions to indoor spaces than non-certified prod...

MDS Nordion Provides Update on AECL's Medical Isotope Supply Disruption

...ning longer-term supply alternatives. One such program is MDS Nordion's recently announced collaboration with TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, to study the feasibility of producing a viable and reliable supply of photo fission-based Mo-99. Based on this latest update fr...

Computer simulation captures immune response to flu

... make careful decisions about which key pieces of viruses will trigger a full-scale immune counterattack. Dendritic cells roam the body, checking each particle they come across for a self or invader "label." Upon encountering an invader, a dendritic cell will "swallow it," cut it up, and carry the pieces to t...

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

...tion technology. Designed to the exacting standards found in Cleanroom and hospitals, the HealthPro Plus' HyperHEPA filters feature superior airborne particle removal down to 0.003 microns in size with a guaranteed minimum efficiency of more than 99.5 percent. Molecular-level effectiveness, combined with an...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the American Thoracic Society International Conference

...vel Aqueous Dispersion of Budesonide Significantly Improves the Aerodynamic particle Sizing Distribution of Budesonide from Various Jet Nebulizers Compared to a...icals generates new pipeline opportunities by applying its proprietary drug particle and inhalation technologies to enhance the therapeutic benefits of proven d...

MAP Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Deutsche Bank Securities 34th Annual Health Care Conference

...eloped for the potential treatment of migraine. In addition, MAP Pharmaceuticals generates new pipeline opportunities by applying its proprietary drug particle and inhalation technologies to enhance the therapeutic benefits of proven drugs, while minimizing risk, by capitalizing on their known safety, efficac...

Compact cancer-therapy particle-delivery system patented

...N, NY As part of an effort to make high-precision particle cancer therapy accessible to more patients, a phys...pensive gantry design for delivering tumor-killing particle beams. Brookhaven Science Associates, the company ...stem is the most expensive piece of equipment at a particle cancer-therapy facility, this new design could mak...

New Almond Study Finds Chewing is More Than Meets the Mouth: Thorough Chewing May Influence Feelings of Fullness

...his new almond research indicates that chewing more thoroughly may increase the availability of unsaturated fat and previous research suggests smaller particle size also impacts the availability of other nutrients present in the fat, like vitamin E, to the body," explained study author Richard Mattes, PhD, R...

Researchers design unique method to induce immunity to certain STDs

...f the recombinant vault nanoparticle is large enough to hold multiple immunogenic proteins, and because vaults are the size of small microbes, a vault particle containing such proteins can be easily absorbed by the targeted cells. Vaults are being studied for use in the delivery of a range of potential ...

Varian Medical Systems Reports Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009

... an $11.5 million loss net of taxes from discontinued operations. The company's proton therapy business will continue operating under the name Varian particle Therapy. Outlook "Our outlook for the balance of the fiscal year is more cautious due to tighter capital budgets and credit, currency fluctu...

More Than Half of Americans Living with Dirty Air

...grade in all three categories of air pollution: ozone pollution, year-round particle pollution and short-term (24-hour) particle pollution. Seventeen other cities ranked high in two of the three catego...

New American Lung Association Report Finds 60 Percent of Americans Live in Areas Where Air is Dirty Enough to Endanger Lives

...espread types of pollution (ozone--or smog, annual particle pollution, and 24-hour particle pollution levels) and details trends for 900 count...nion nearly all scientific experts share." particle Pollution (Click here for b-roll that...

Fargo Named 'America's Cleanest City' in American Lung Association's State of the Air Report

...e only city to be listed as the best cities for ozone pollution, short-term particle pollution and long-term particle pollution. According to the report, more than 40 million Americans live in ...

Video: Waters Highlights Impact of ACQUITY UPLC with Peer-to-Peer Scientist Testimonials

...line library. Through its recent introduction of Phase II ACQUITY UPLC Columns, Waters family of ACQUITY UPLC columns now includes three UPLC particle substrates, eleven bonded phases in over one hundred UPLC column configurations, and VanGuard(TM) Pre-Columns. Lastly, thousands of scientist...

Novavax Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 Year-End Financial Results

...l stage biotechnology company, creating novel vaccines to address a broad range of infectious diseases worldwide using advanced proprietary virus-like particle (VLP) technology. The Company produces these VLP based, potent, recombinant vaccines utilizing new, and efficient manufacturing approaches. Additio...

Scientists Capture HIV Transfer Among T-Cells on Video

...ne on infectious HIV that contained a green fluorescent jellyfish protein. Quantitative, high-speed, 3D video microscopy was used to record both viral particle formation and HIV transmission between T-cells. "We found that the transfer of HIV is highly coordinated between T-cells, and that the transfer is ...
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