GeckoSystems Reveals Eldercare Capable Personal Robot Sales Forecasts
CONYERS, Ga., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (Pink Sheets: GCKO) announced today their eldercare capable
personal robot sales forecasts for the years 2010 to 2014. GeckoSystems is a dynamic leader in the emerging Mobile Service Robot (MSR) industry revolutionizing their developme...
Stem Cell Innovations' C3A Human Liver Cell Line is Capable of Producing Biosimilar Serum Proteins for Follow-On Biologics
Blood clotting proteins factor 8 and 9 are first target indications
HOUSTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem Cell Innovations' (Pink Sheets: SCLL) liver assist device program has additional application in the production of biosimilar and novel proteins. "Many of the commercially impor...
University of the Basque Country team develop nano-hydrogels capable of detecting cancer cells
This release is available in Spanish .
The task of the New Materials and Supramolecular Spectroscopy research team at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has been to provide an answer to this problem by using intelligent nano-hydrogels ...
New Coalition, the Eldercare Workforce Alliance, to Address the Critical Shortage of Healthcare Workers Capable of Meeting the Unique Care Needs of Older Adults
-- Alliance Appoints Alice H. Hedt As Project Director --
WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA) -- a new coalition of 25 leading organizations representing older adults and the eldercare workforce, including family caregivers, healthcare profes...
Hepatic Stellate Cells Found Capable of Tissue Repair
Researchers have found that a cellular receptor involved in triggering cell death is capable
of tissue repair and regeneration immediately following liver injury//. This discovery could have implications for early intervention or therapy in liver disease such as cirrhosis or hepatitis.
Anti-Retrovirals Capable of Halting Mental Illness in HIV Patients
Anti-retrovirals have always been a blessing for the HIV patients, but new research has shown that it is indeed a double blessing; ARV’s are capable
of halting// the progress of mental illness, and can even reverse the damage.
It is well known that HIV-infection could lead to mental illness. N...
Sensors placed at home capable of signaling onset of early signs of dementia in elderly
Portland: An Oregon Health & Science University study has demonstrated that motion and door sensors placed in elders' homes can assist in keeping// a tab on the pattern of activity associated with memory changes, which make up the initial signs of onset of dementia. The study results, which were ma...
Men Are Less Capable Of Handling Stress Than Women – New Stud
Based on new study scientists are of the opinion that women are in a better position in handling stress than men. In the study that was conducted using rodents they found that female rodents handle stress better than males,// and said that it may shed light on health differences between males and f...
LG To Market Air Conditioner Capable of Fighting Bird Flu
South Korean firm LG Electronics has said that it will start to roll out an air conditioner that is equipped with a filter made from using an enzyme contained in the "the pungent national dish kimchi" Apparently, //this enzyme will confer protection against the dreaded bird flu virus.
Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
Livers can be regenerated using stem cells from blood -- an important discovery that means patients may be able to grow their own liver transplants using bone marrow. This adds to a growing body of evidence that stem cells, known as "master cells" because they can produce a variety of different...
Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment
...causing insulin levels to drop and blood sugar levels to soar.
The study, published in the Aug. 7 issue of Cell , also shows that the pancreas is capable
of beta cell regeneration.
While this approach was effective in mice, much more research has to be done before it can be determined whether it woul...
Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference
...il medium that can guarantee this type of captive consumer focus."
Lifeclinic will also exhibit their LC500 and LC600 health stations , both capable
of Internet-connectivity and designed for consumer and employee wellness programs.
"Besides helping to improve the health of the consumer (w...
Rooks Show Intelligence in Catching the Worm
...e from the journal's publisher. "This is remarkable considering their brain is so different [from] the great apes."
Though the study showed they're capable
of doing so, rooks don't use tools in the wild, the researchers added.
"Wild tool use appears to be dependent on motivation," Bird explained. "Rook...
Dartmouth gets $3 million from the National Science Foundation for IT research in health care
...ires all health information in electronic form, delivered instantly and securely to individuals and their care providers when needed, and it should be capable
of analysis for constant improvement and research." Anthony is also associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology.
The TISH team br...
GenVault's GenSolve(TM) Reagents Enable State-of-the-Art Genomic Analysis of Dried Blood Spots
...otes 2009, 2 :107 (16 June 2009) and BMC Genetics 2009, 10 :38 (22 July 2009) www.biomedcentral.com , illustrate that GenSolve(TM) methodology is capable
of recovering DNA of sufficiently high quality for use in genome-wide microarray analysis and SNP genotyping studies. Previously reported methods for ...
Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely
... or Alzheimer's disease with self-neglect, the researchers found that "it's not just the cognitively impaired" who are affected, Dong said. "Even more capable
seniors face a higher risk of premature death from self-neglect."
The findings are reported in the Aug. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Me...
New microchip technology performs 1,000 chemical reactions at once
... new method to quickly screen which drug molecules may work most effectively with a targeted protein enzyme. In this study, scientists produced a chip capable
of conducting 1,024 reactions simultaneously, which, in a test system, ably identified potent inhibitors to the enzyme bovine carbonic anhydrase.
A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs
...n cancer diagnostics, focusing on the detection of proteins associated with colon and brain cancer and efficacy of anticancer drugs. But the device is capable
of detecting various types of substances. "It really depends on what you put at the end of the electrode," says Prof. Rishpon.
"You can put enzyme...
Unlocking the key to human fertility
...as those in cigarette smoke and certain anti-cancer drugs, than those that are tightly packaged. As Dr Brinkworth says, "this might mean that anything capable
of causing genetic damage to sperm could have particular significance for the development of the embryo".
The findings also help explain why inter...
Why anorexic patients cling to their eating disorder
... Anorexic patients drastically reduce food intake and are often not capable
of changing their behavior. This can lead to life-threatening weight loss. Using MRI technology, scientists at Heidelberg University Hospital have dis...
LG Electronics Introduces New Flat-Panel HDTVs Designed Specifically for Long-Term Care Facilities
...cture settings with minimum power consumption for increased energy savings.
For larger rooms or patient suites, LG's 37- and 42-inch class* HD capable
LCD monitors (M3702C-BH and M4212C-BH) round out LG's large range of UL-listed screen sizes. Combined with the HCS5650 Interface with Integrated HD Tu...
Even 9-Year-Olds Can Learn CPR
... not age, was the major factor in depth of CPR compressions and amount of air exhalation. That means that a well-built 9-year-old child can be just as capable
at CPR as an older child, the researchers said.
"Given the excellent performance by the students evaluated in this study, the data support the conc...
Valeant to Acquire Tecnofarma, A Mexican Generic Company
...s to our current branded generic portfolio mix, a new pipeline of products for our branded generic business, as well as a manufacturing infrastructure capable
of expanding to meet future demand, we believe we are well positioned to reach our growth objectives in Latin America."
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reports Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010
...e quality group. It also continues to provide improvements for our quality systems. We believe the Company's future performance in these areas will be capable
of supporting our efforts in providing a quality product on time to satisfy our customers' needs once we have satisfied the FDA's remaining concerns. ...
New drug for children with high-risk leukemia
...hemia in adults, there are already drugs to fight polycythemia entering into trials as we speak. We will know in just a few years what these drugs are capable
An alternative to chemotherapy
Dr. Izraeli says the discovery offers "potential hope" to children who suffer from leukemia. "JAK2 inhib...
F. Duwaine Townsen Joins SpectraScience Board of Directors
SpectraScience is a San Diego based medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets spectrophotometry systems capable
of determining whether tissue is normal, pre-cancerous or cancerous without physically removing tissue from the body. The WavSTAT(R) Optical Biopsy Sy...
Nexicon Technology to Protect Healthcare Industry
...ut the medical community.
The entry into the healthcare field represents a natural expansion in the deployment of the MARC technology, which is capable
of providing actionable intelligence and rights-enforcement capability to virtually any vertical market. Nexicon has successfully deployed its techno...
Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. and TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement
...the research, development and commercialization of small molecule compounds. The company's goal has been to develop versatile product candidates each capable
of treating a number of acute and chronic diseases and disorders such as migraine and chronic pain. The company currently has two ionotropic glutamat...
Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1007 for Treatment of Glaucoma
... with glaucoma, characteristic visual field changes and vision loss are caused by the death of retinal ganglion cells. While existing therapeutics are capable
of reducing IOP, none act as selective neuroprotective agents. We are encouraged by the QPI-1007 data, which suggest a neuroprotective effect on retin...
PharmAthene, Inc. Announces $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants
...dation of manufacturing processes for our product candidates, unexpected determinations that these product candidates prove not to be effective and/or capable
of being marketed as products, as well as risks detailed from time to time in PharmAthene's Forms 10-K and 10-Q under the caption "Risk Factors" and i...
Accenx Information Exchange Platform Live With BayCare's RxHistory - Goal to Reach 8,200 Users
... BayCare and the medication history solution perfectly. In my eyes, these actions place Accenx amongst the very few smart, technologically cogent, and capable
vendors who can be counted on to do things right."
Accenx Exchange ( )is a health information exchange platform delivered over the internet ...
Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments
...rch have enabled the CDA member organizations to register multiple copper alloys with the EPA as antimicrobial surfaces.
A clean copper surface is capable
of killing 99.9% of bacteria exposed to the surface within 2 hours from time of initial exposure. These studies have confirmed works surfaces made wit...
Bone from blood: Circulating cells form bone outside the normal skeleton, Penn study finds
...ows that specialized cells in the blood share a common origin with white blood cells derived from the bone marrow and that these bloodstream cells are capable
of forming bone at sites distant from the original skeleton. This work, published online this month in the journal Stem Cells , represents the first ...
Study provides documentation that tumor 'stem-like cells' exist in benign tumors
...t and benign tumors.
Cells generated from the pituitary tumor cells had the same genetic makeup and characteristics as the original tumors and were capable
of generating new tumors, according to an article in the July 2009 issue of the British Journal of Cancer , posted online June 30.
Normal stem cel...
AIDS-like Illness Found in African Chimps
...chimps can determine who gets to try to breed with females, she said, but the creatures are anything but monogamous.
"When the females are cycling, capable
of becoming pregnant, they mate with anyone who wants to mate with them," Hahn explained.
The next step is to figure out what to do with the new in...
NBCH Releases Report on Health Plans' Performance for Cardiovascular Disease Care and Prevention
...ons such as telephonic or personalized versions. Over half of the plans are capable
of offering incentives for patients to complete health risk assessments, in...ence to treatment. For patients on CVD medications, 85 percent of plans are capable
of alerting the patient when a medication needs to be refilled, 76 percent ...
SOWSIA's Inpatient EHR Solution Gets '08 CCHIT Certification
...,000 deaths a year. SOWSIA's HCOS helps bridge process gaps amongst disparate solutions, integrates multiple applications and at the same time will be capable
of seamlessly connecting information residing in hospital systems to available health information exchanges such as the emerging Nationwide Health Inf...
Studies shed light on preserving fertility among cancer patients
...ailure one of the most common health problems in men and women and a common cause of birth defects. While continued progress in developing germ cells capable
of making embryos renders fertility restoration feasible, it also raises significant ethical questions, says Dr. Reijo Pera.
Sysmex America Debuts High-end Sample Management System During AACC
...0 is a high-end sample management system with a speed of up to 800 samples per hour. As a part of the Sysmex Lavender Top Management(R) system, it is capable
of automatically redirecting lavender top tubes for repeat/re-flex testing performed on the Sysmex HST-N(TM) hematology automation line or redirecting...
Nuvilex Completes First Sale of Last Shot Hangover Remedy(TM)
... marketed, commenced pilot scale manufacturing and launched its Last Shot Hangover Remedy(TM) in less than six months. The Company, in pilot scale, is capable
of producing 1,000 cases per month. Full-scale production, via an FDA certified packing company; with full market production capabilities will be onli...