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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...

Clearwater's Canadian at-Home Dizziness Treatment Device Cleared by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared DizzyFIX, an at-home treatment for vertigo and dizziness which helps guide patients through the Epley maneuver, for sale in the U.S. Calgary, Canada (PRWEB) September 23, 2008 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Cleared by FDA

Animas Announces Clearance of Uniquely Integrated Meter/Pump System with Remote Insulin Delivery Capabilities and Compatible Software WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation announced today the clearance of its OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System by the U.S...

CoolTouch Introduces CoolLipo(TM) Laser System, Recently FDA Cleared for Laser-Assisted Lipolysis

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CoolTouch Inc., a pioneering manufacturer of medical lasers, announced today that the CoolLipo(TM) 1320 nm laser system received an additional 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for laser lipolysis or melting fat. The CoolLipo ...

Supratek Pharma Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for SP1049C for the treatment of metastatic adenocarcinoma of the upper gastrointestinal tract

MONTREAL, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ - The IND proposes a randomized Phase III pivotal clinical trial that will compare SP1049C plus Best Supportive Care (BSC) versus BSC alone for the treatment of patients with advanced adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, gastroesophageal junction and stomach who have...

1 in 5 bariatric surgery candidates not psychologically cleared for surgery

Providence, RI A new study by Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University researchers reported that 18 percent of 500 candidates for bariatric surgery did not receive the initial psychiatric clearance for the surgery. The study is the first to examine the reliability of decisions to clear candidat...

Bayer HealthCare Cleared to Acquire Citracal(R)

Addition of Leading Calcium Brand Enriches Consumer Care Division's Key Nutritionals Product Portfolio MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare (BHC) announced today that its Consumer Care Division has received regulatory approvals necessary to acquire the ...

Investigational New Drug Application for 'Fat Melting' Injections Cleared by the FDA

Clinical trial on injection lipolysis treatment to begin soon NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF) announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to initiate a clinical trial ...

NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Unconditionally Cleared

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NBTY, Inc. (NYSE: NTY ) ( www.NBTY.com ), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements, today announced that its acquisition of Julian Graves has been unconditionally cleared in the United Kingdom by the provisio...

New Drug to Help Kick Smoking Habit Cleared in UK

Ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces comes into force in the UK on July 1. And for those inveterate smokers who might despair help is at hand. A twice-daily drug, varenicline, (brand name (CHAMPIX), has been given the green light by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excel...

A Woman Dies Due to Breast Cancer After Being Cleared in the Breast Scan

A woman, who was given an ‘all clear’ report after a breast scan, has died due to the disease. This has raised many eyebrows in the medical community and caused outrage among// patients. Apparently, the radiologist had misinterpreted the results of the breast scan. Consultant radiologist Amj...

Aricept Cleared for Advanced Alzheimer's Treatment

Aricept becomes the first drug to be cleared for treatment of all stages of Alzheimer's, the FDA declared on Oct 13. It had been previously approved// for treating the initial stages of the disease. Eisai shares rose on the announcement upto 6,180 yen on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday morning. ...

'Risperdal' Cleared By FDA To Treat Autistic Children

'Risperdal' (Risperidone) an antipsychotic drug has been for the first time given the green signal to be implemented for symptomatic treatment of emotional disturbances// in children and teenagers suffering from Autism, by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration. An antipsychotic drug general...

Patent for Seminal RNAi innovation Cleared in Australia

Opposition in Australia to the grant of patent application to the Carnegie Institution of Washington in relation to the discovery of RNAi has been withdrawn.// This was announced by the Carnegie Institution of Washington and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The opposition was origina...

Orissa Villagers Jubilant as Girl Cleared Class X Examination

A girl in Orissa's Bhadrak district has cleared the class X examination - a feat no girl of her village has achieved so far. // The Belagadia village, some 150 km from the state capital of Bhubaneswar, has around 800 residents comprising mostly farmers. It does not have a school. Jharan...

Business model for Liver Institute cleared by Delhi Cabinet

Delhi Cabinet today cleared the business model for the state-of-the-art Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) being set up in the capital. // The model approved by the Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit would enable the institute to be self-sufficient in ...

Doctor Cleared Of Charges of Killing a baby

Dr Mohie El-Khadem of Prestbury Avenue, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs, was found not guilty of killing baby Olivia Rowlings//. The doctor has been cleared of the manslaughter of a baby who died of head injuries eight hours after being born. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court took five hours to r...

The Decks Cleared For HRT - Safe for Menopause Symptoms

There is Light at the end of the tunnel for HRT therapy. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada have allowed HRT for treatment of symptoms of menopause, vouching its safety.// Dr. Jennifer Blake, who chaired this debate, has said that, this would be a reprieve for women who ha...

Congestion for Use of Clarinex-D 12 Hour cleared – FDA Gives the No

The FDA has given its consent for the novel version of the allergy medicine, Clarinex-D 12 Hour, to alleviate nasal, non nasal symptoms and nasal congestion occurring in adults and children above the age of 12. According to the // researchers, this medicine will be in time for the spring allergy se...

British Doctor cleared of murder

A British family doctor was acquitted on Wednesday of murdering three of his patients with large doses of morphine. // Howard Martin, 71, a retired army officer from North Wales, was found not guilty by Teesside Crown Court of “deliberately terminating” the lives of three seriously ill men, aft...

First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

The first AIDS vaccine candidate designed specifically for Africa will enter human trials this summer. The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) announced on July 11 at the 13th International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, that the Medicines Control Agency (MCA) of the Unite...

Drug For Iron Overload Cleared

In Scotland, a drug that aids patients who suffer from persistent iron overload has been cleared. This was approved by// Scottish Medicines Consortium. Patients suffering from a rare genetic condition or conditions of anemia like sickle cell disease need regular blood transfusions. Generally ...

Chesson Labs Liquid Bandage Product NUVADERM(TM) Receives FDA 510(k) Market Clearance

... by healthcare professionals and directly to consumers. The FDA has cleared claims on the product "to cover intact skin and minor cuts, scrapes, burns ... funded healthcare products company founded in 2006. Chesson Lab's products cleared for market and under development are based on innovative patented and paten...

ReGen Biologics Clarifies Recent Press about the Menaflex Device

...of the indications for use of the device that were cleared by the FDA. While surgeons may use a device outside of FDA cleared indications, based upon professional judgment, thi... ensuring that its products are used for their FDA cleared indications and in accordance with best medical pr...

PEAK Surgical Introduces PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) TnA

...ssue and control bleeding. In the United States, the PEAK Surgery System is cleared for use in general, plastic and reconstructive, ENT, gynecologic, orthopedi...plasma radiofrequency energy to the PlasmaBlade. The PEAK Surgery System is cleared for use in general, plastic and reconstructive, ENT, gynecologic, orthopedi...

The Cooper Institute Launches Nationwide Testing With Pearson VUE for Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) Exam

...our candidates." This highly regarded certification is for the fitness professional who wants to help change the lives of healthy and medically cleared persons by conducting basic fitness tests, creating and leading physical activity programs, and supporting and motivating clients in healthy physical ...

Five Questions About Eczema

... and skin redness. Drinking alcohol while using TCIs may cause the skin or face to become flushed or red and feel hot. (24) Skin infections should be cleared prior to treatment with TCIs, and there may be an increased risk of certain skin infections. Important Information Patients Should Know About ...

Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises

...the Government recommends that you remain in situ until you have recovered, you would probably not be repatriated until all symptoms of swine flu have cleared but again, you must contact and have agreement from the 24 hour medical emergency assistance company. About AA Travel Insurance At AA Tra...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...rmability and patient comfort for wounds on awkward anatomical areas, and at a high risk of infection. The ACTICOAT™ Flex products were recently cleared for market by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ALLEVYN™ dressing, the market leading hydrocellular wound dressing, grew well in the qu...

Palomar Medical Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009

...ins the biggest factor influencing growth in the short term." Mr. Caruso continued, "We had several major accomplishments this quarter. The FDA cleared our home-use wrinkle removal laser, the first of its kind, as part of our collaboration with Johnson & Johnson. We believe consumer applications f...

C O R R E C T I O N -- Osteotech, Inc.

...or the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009. "During the second quarter, we successfully completed several steps that have further cleared the pathway toward the achievement of our 2009 and 2010 goals," said Sam Owusu-Akyaw, President and Chief Executive Officer of Osteotech. "On the clin...

Osteotech Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...or the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009. "During the second quarter, we successfully completed several steps that have further cleared the pathway toward the achievement of our 2009 and 2010 goals," said Sam Owusu-Akyaw, President and Chief Executive Officer of Osteotech. "On the clin...

Smith & Nephew Announces Launch of ACTICOAT Flex Wound Care Products in the USA

...tient comfort during wear. ACTICOAT Flex wound care products were recently cleared for market by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Both ACTICOAT Flex 3 and ACTICOAT Flex 7 were cleared for use by Health Canada in late 2008. Dr. Sarvesh Logsetty, MD, FRCSC, FAC...

Nfocus Neuromedical Announces European Approval for Novel Guiding Catheter at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery

... exceptional support of the proximal section -- both produced by the key uni-body construction." The Echo(TM) Distal Access Catheter has been cleared in Europe to provide support and vessel access in peripheral, coronary and neurovascular interventional and diagnostic procedures. In today's advance...

Paradigm Spine Closes $21.5 Million Financing and Announces Promotion of Matt Stuttle to Position of Vice President, US Sales

...r 40 countries. The company is currently conducting a multi-center IDE clinical trial of the coflex((R)) implant in the United States. The FDA cleared the company's DSS(TM) system in 2008, which is the company's first product to be marketed in the United States. Paradigm Spine's wholly owned subsidia...

Xoft Expands Cancer Treatment Platform With Launch of Skin Cancer Electronic Brachytherapy Trial at AAPM Meeting

... for treatment of early stage breast cancer, skin cancer and endometrial and rectal indications, the Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System is also cleared for use in the treatment of other cancers or conditions where radiation therapy is indicated. For more information, visit www.xoftinc.com . ...

Stripping leukemia-initiating cells of their 'invisibility cloak'

...wed the cancer stem cells to be eaten by macrophages and prevented them from taking hold in mice. Anti-CD47 treatment of mice with human leukemia also cleared the animals of their disease. The results suggest that the CD47 antibodies, perhaps in combination with others, might serve as the first targeted ther...

Econiche(TM) Vaccine Efficacy Summarized in July Issue of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

... 2008 and is available for unrestricted use by Canadian cattle producers and their veterinarians. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) cleared the path for a conditional license for the vaccine in February, 2008, and the Company is in the process of completing the required manufacturing steps...

Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for First On-Demand Molecular Diagnostic Test for Clostridium difficile Infection

...demic strain, known as 027/NAP1/BI, has now been detected in at least 48 states, Canada, and throughout Europe. The Xpert C. difficile test has been cleared for the direct detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile from stool specimens. The test targets the Toxin B gene, discovered in 1978 to be the ca...

Cochlear Americas Announces FDA Clearance of the Cochlear(TM) Baha(R) BP100 Sound Processor, the Industry's First Programmable Bone Conduction Hearing Solution

... DENVER, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Cochlear(TM) Baha(R) BP100 Sound Processor, the industry's first programmable bone conduction hearing solution. The Baha BP100 is an excellent cho...
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