Stent Studies Tied to Rapid Changes in Use
Fast dissemination of data may become main stimulus for change, experts say
TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Rapid
dissemination of new data about the risks posed by drug-eluting stents led to an almost immediate decrease in the use of the stents, according to a new report.
Study finds rapid growth in health costs hurts economic performance of US industries
A first-of-its-kind RAND Corporation study has linked the rapid
growth in health care costs in the United States with job losses and lower output among industries that commonly provide workers with health insurance.
Researchers examined the economic performance of 38 industries from 1987 throu...
Roche Cardiac 200 Offers Rapid Cardiac Diagnostics for the Point of Care
INDIANAPOLIS, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diagnostics announced today the introduction of the Roche Cardiac 200, a comprehensive testing solution for rapid
cardiac diagnostic needs in point-of-care testing environments.
The latest addition to an expanding portfolio of Roche D...
Obesity Contributes to Rapid Cartilage Loss
Obesity, among other factors, is strongly associated with an increased risk of rapid
cartilage loss, according to a study published in the August issue of Radiology .
Oak Brook, Ill. (Vocus) July 14, 2009 -- Obesity, among other factors, is strongly associated with an ...
Obesity contributes to rapid cartilage loss
OAK BROOK, Ill. Obesity, among other factors, is strongly associated with an increased risk of rapid
cartilage loss, according to a study published in the August issue of Radiology .
"We have isolated demographic and MRI-based risk factors for progressive cartilage loss," said the study's le...
MarketArt to Provide APCO With Rapid Response at World's Largest Public-Safety Communications Event
You Are Here™ Solution Helps Attendees and Exhibitors Connect at APCO Conference.
Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2009 -- MarketArt announced today that it has signed a multi-year event marketing agreement with The Association of Public-Safety Communications Offic...
PATHFAST(R) Rapid Whole Blood Immunoassay Analyzer from Polymedco
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymedco, Inc. is pleased to announce the introduction of the PATHFAST immunoassay analyzer, manufactured by Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. The PATHFAST rapid
point of care system utilizes a chemiluminescent technology combi...
Forterus Inc. Treatment Centers Serving Middle-Class; Rapid Growth Detailed in Paul Howarth Interview
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forterus Inc. (Pink Sheets: FTER), which, through its ABTTC Inc. division, provides drug and alcohol rehabilitation and a variety of other healthcare services with the highest levels of accreditation, announced today that its founder and ...
Naps with rapid eye movement sleep increase receptiveness to positive emotion
WESTCHESTER, Ill. Naps with rapid
eye movement (REM) sleep refresh the brain's empathetic sensitivity for evaluating human emotions by decreasing a negative bias and amplifying recognition of positive emotions, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Wednesday, June 10, at SLEEP...
DxNA Submits its Rapid Detection Platform Test for H1N1 to FDA
Company's Portable 4.5kg "Lab in a Box" Allows for Rapid
Onsite Pathogen Detection
ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DxNA announced today that it has submitted a request to the FDA for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its GeneSTAT(R) pathogen platform, for the detection of the H1N...
Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Financial Impact of Itinerary Changes Responding to H1N1 Influenza Mexico Travel Advisory; Plans Rapid Return to Popular Mexican Ports
MIAMI, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE CUK) today announced a financial impact estimated at approximately $0.05 per share, the majority of which will be incurred in the second fiscal quarter of 2009, as a result of modifications to cruise itiner...
AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for GBS PNA FISH(R) for Rapid Detection of Group B Strep from Lim Broths
Test results to establish Group B Strep colonization of pregnant women and help clinicians guide antibiotic therapy to prevent infections in newborns
GBS PNA FISH shown to detect up to 42% more positive results than conventional culture methods (1)
WOBURN, Mass. and VEDBAEK, Denmark, May...
Focus on Rapid Medical Response to Improve the Quality of Healthcare and Drive the Ambulance Services Market in Europe, According to Frost & Sullivan
LONDON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-hospital emergency care in the form of ambulances is one of the key factors improving the quality of healthcare across Europe. As emergency cases are on the rise due to epidemiological reasons, accidents and terrorist activities, ambulance services are being acco...
Personalized Medicine Makes Significant Headway Following the Rapid Evolution of U.S. Molecular Diagnostics Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As early diagnosis of cancer is critical for faster cure, longer survival, and better quality of life for patients, better access to diagnostics is the uppermost priority for primary care. Innovative molecular technologies have generated a wave of cance...
Advanced Analytical Reveals New Platform for Rapid Genotypic Identification of Microorganisms at ASM 2009
AMES, Iowa, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Analytical, based in Ames, IA will reveal the latest results generated from their new instrument platform, the DNA PROfiler(TM) system. This instrument rapidly identifies microorganisms in less than 4 hours by producing a genetic fingerprint or PROfile...
Hospital Rapid Alert System Supports Swine Flu Pandemic Communications
Mobile Health Tech Rapid
Alert System Enables Hospitals to Rapidly Notify Staff, Community and Authorities with Instant 2-way Text Communications
Clark, New Jersey, May 1, 2009 -- Mobile Health Tech, the healthcare division of Gold Mobile, today announced General Availa...
DxNA to Use its Rapid Detection Platform to Simplify Testing for Swine Flu (H1N1 Virus)
Company's 4.5kg "Lab in a Box" Allows for Rapid
Onsite Pathogen Detection
ST. GEORGE, Utah, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DxNA announced today that in response to the recent outbreak of swine flu and related world threat, it is developing a diagnostic test for its GeneSTAT(R) pathogen detection pl...
Copan Diagnostics, Inc. Offers Kit for Rapid Collection of Nasopharyngeal Sample to Detect Swine Flu Virus
MURRIETA, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 40 human cases of swine influenza A (H1N1) virus in the United States and the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a "public health emergency of international concern." As the swin...
RESolutions Rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC Announces Expansion of In-House Call Center Initiatives to Enhance Patient Recruitment
SOLANA BEACH, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- RESolutions Rapid
Enrollment Solutions, LLC, a firm specializing in patient recruitment for clinical trials, announces the expansion of its in-house call center activities. These new activities are designed to reduce the time a study coordinator has to...
Inverness Medical Innovations Launches New FDA Cleared C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE(TM) Rapid Test
WALTHAM, Mass., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid
diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will begin marketing and dist...
Digirad Receives 510(k) for Cardius X-ACT Rapid Cardiac SPECT/VCT Imager
FDA Clearance Allows Digirad to Market New Imaging System
POWAY, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digirad Corporation (Nasdaq: DRAD ), a leading provider of medical diagnostic imaging products and personnel and equipment leasing services that improve patient care while driving p...
Inverness Medical Innovations Agrees to Acquire 'Second Territory' Rapid Diagnostics Business of ACON
WALTHAM, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid
diagnostics and health management, announced today that it has entered into a definitive...
St John Ambulance Selects Web-Based SMS Solution From Text Messaging Centre (TMC) for Rapid Response Communication via Two-Way SMS Messaging
LONDON, February 23 /PRNewswire/ --
- First Aid Charity Implements Autonomous Web-Based SMS Solution to
Communicate With Staff and Volunteers Quickly and Effectively
UK first-aid charity, St John Ambulance, has selected the autonomous
web-based SMS solution from Text Messaging Ce...
Frost & Sullivan Says, Innovative Therapies Needed to Deal With the Rapid Spread of Cancer in Europe
LONDON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer may well surpass cardiovascular
diseases as the primary case of death in Europe by 2012. To prevent this from
happening, cancer therapeutics have to shift in focus from the treatment of
symptoms to offering a total cure, despite the complex, multifactori...
Is rapid transition through menopause linked to earlier onset of heart disease?
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2009) - An evaluation of 203 women as part of the multifaceted Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study (LAAS) found that those who transitioned more quickly through menopause were at increased risk for a higher rate of progression of "preclinical atherosclerosis" narrowing of arte...
Ingenious Med Adopts Rapid Software Development, Allowing Customers to Drive Product and Technology
ATLANTA, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenious Med (IM), the leader in
inpatient practice management information systems, announces recent adoption
development methodology. Rapid
development aims at aligning software
development directly with client's needs, resulting in a more usable and...
Allergy Sufferers to Benefit from New, Improved Rapid Relief Medication This Spring
ASTEPRO(TM) (azelastine hydrochloride) Nasal Spray Hits U.S. Pharmacies
SOMERSET, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This allergy season, a new medication is available to manage the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, a condition that impacts as many as 40 million people in the United States....
Belmont(R) Rapid Infuser Helps Save Officer's Life
BILLERICA, Mass., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Belmont(R) Rapid
medical device used extensively in Combat Support Hospitals to treat wounded
soldiers, civilians, and enemy combatants in Iraq, is credited with helping to
save the life of an Omaha, NE Police Officer.
The officer was...
Ultrasound waves aid in rapid treatment of DVT
The use of ultrasound waves for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) may help dissolve blood clots in less time than using clot-busting drugs alone, according to researchers at Emory University. The study will be presented Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 at the annual VEITHsymposium in New York City.
"These clots ...
Frutarom Continues to Implement its Rapid Growth Strategy
HAIFA, Israel, November 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
- Sharp Growth in Sales and Considerable Improvement in Profit and
Margins; Cash Flow Doubled; Earnings per Share Grew By 70%
- Sales in the Third Quarter Grew 36.9% to US$ 120 M
- Gross Profit Grew by 43.6% to US$ 45.3 M
Lee's Pharmaceutical Kept Up the Rapid Pace of Growth; Profit Attributable to Shareholders Surged 176% in the Nine Months of 2008
HONG KONG, Nov. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --
Financial Review (For the 9 months ended 30 September) Unaudited Consolidated Figures
2008 2007 Change (HK$'000) (HK$'000)...
Response Biomedical Announces Launch of RAMP(R) Technology in 3M(TM) Rapid Detection Flu A+B Test at ICAAC/IDSA Conference
VANCOUVER, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Response Biomedical
Corporation (TSX: RBM, OTCBB: RPBIF) announces the debut of its RAMP(R)
technology in the 3M(TM) Rapid
Detection Flu A+B Test at the 48th Annual
ICAAC(R)/IDSA 46th Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., officially launching
Sugammadex Study First to Show Rapid Reversal of Profound Rocuronium-Induced Muscle Relaxation is Possible
Publication of Comparative Study Shows Sugammadex Provides
Significantly Faster Reversal of Profound Rocuronium-Induced Muscle
Relaxation than Neostigmine
KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough
Corp., (NYSE: SGP ) today announced that a study published in the No...
Inverness Medical Innovations Announces 4th Generation Rapid HIV Test - Determine(TM) HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical
Innovations, Inc. (Amex: IMA ), a leading provider of near-patient
diagnostics, monitoring and health management solutions, has announced the
introduction of its new 4th generation rapid
HIV diagnostic test, the
Zeus Scientific to Offer a Rapid Nasal Screening Test for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
RARITAN, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus Scientific, Inc. today
announced its intention to offer a rapid
nasal screening test for
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The test is based upon
Zeus' own proprietary technology utilizing the enrichment and nucleic acid
Arent Fox Los Angeles Continues Rapid Growth in Southern California
Partners From Orange County Litigation Boutique Hansen & Phillips and
Howrey Partner Michael Turrill Join Arent Fox's Los Angeles Litigation Group
LOS ANGELES, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Arent Fox LLP today announced a
major expansion of its Los Angeles office wi...
3M Health Care announces new 3M Rapid Detection Flu A+B test
ST. PAUL, Minn. Monday, April 21, 2008 3M Health Care, a leader in infection prevention for more than 30 years, today announces plans to introduce the 3M Rapid
Detection Flu A+B Test, a sensitive assay designed to deliver reliable, qualitative and objective electronic results in 15 minutes.
PATHFAST(R): Rapid Whole Blood Immunoassay Analyzer from Polymedco
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymedco, Inc. is
pleased to announce the introduction of the PATHFAST immunoassay analyzer.
The PATHFAST rapid
point of care system utilizes a chemiluminescent
technology combined with a unique magtration separation method that allows
Sewer-gas-induced suspended animation is rapid and reversible
Low doses of the toxic gas responsible for the unpleasant odor of rotten eggs can safely and reversibly depress both metabolism and aspects of cardiovascular function in mice, producing a suspended-animation-like state. In the April 2008 issue of the journal Anesthesiology, Massachusetts General ...
STMicroelectronics and Veredus Laboratories Launch Market's First Lab-on-Chip for Rapid Molecular Flu Detection at Point of Need
Joint ST/Veredus lab set up in Singapore to develop future lab-on-chip applications
GENEVA and SINGAPORE, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following the
success of the evaluation trials conducted at the prestigious National
University Hospital of Singapore, Vere...