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Former Quadriplegic Patient Able to Walk Out of Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital

DALLAS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- When he arrived at Methodist Rehabilitation Hospital Oct. 20, 2008, Michael Hulshouser was a quadriplegic, stricken by Guillain-Barre Syndrome and barely able to lift his head. Four months later, under the care of his physician, therapist and the rehabilitation sta...

Probiotics may be able to help you keep fit and slim

Researchers from LIFE Faculty of Life Sciences at University of Copenhagen are working on a promising research project that seems to indicate that probiotics have a slimming effect. Nutrition researchers from LIFE and Chr. Hansen, a Danish biotech company, are collaborating on a groundbreaking...

Using tools requires that the brain is able to control movements

Milan, Italy, 20 April 2009 - Our ability to use objects and tools to perform actions is essential to our daily activities, and it is developed to a level that is unique to our species. In a study performed by a scientific team of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the P...

Video: New First Response(R) Fertility Test Helps Women Answer the Question: Am I Able to Get Pregnant?

At-home Test Measures Hormone Levels That Indicate Egg Quality and Quantity PRINCETON, N.J., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Women trying to conceive are now able to buy at retail, a new test that can help them quickly and easily identify their potential for becoming pregnant. The First Response(R) F...

Review of Probiotic Trial Research Finds Only Bifantis(R) Able to Claim Efficacy for IBS Symptoms

Study Adds to Growing Evidence of B. Infantis 35624 Efficacy in IBS Population CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A review by researchers at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) and University of Michigan (Ann Arbor , MI) of the utility of probiotics in the treatment of Irri...

Official Launch of ABLE TO CHOOSE Public Awareness Campaign

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ --- The ABLE TO CHOOSE public awareness campaign, www.abletochoose.org , driven by two years of research into public opinion on people with disabilities, will officially launch February 11, 2009, at the General Assembly in Richmond, Virginia. "The ABLE TO C...

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New Drug Combination is Able to Eradicate Breast Metastases in Mice

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel combination of drugs was able to completely eradicate human breast metastases growing in mice, and shows promise for the effective treatment of patients with advanced metastatic breast cancer. Dr. Sophia Ran from Southern Illinois University School ...

Review of Probiotic Trial Research Finds Only Bifantis(R) Able to Claim Efficacy versus Placebo for IBS Symptoms

Of 13 studies analyzed, only Bifantis used appropriate study design to demonstrate efficacy compared with placebo PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis of randomized controlled trials evaluating probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has fou...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...great strain on the family, especially if they are from another state. Our preliminary research shows that once the cup is fitted, the child should be able go home for several weeks. Because the drug is being administered directly into the eye and not systemically, chemotherapy dosage levels will be much ...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...ol of Public Health. Kristal, a yoga enthusiast for the past 15 years, said that yoga cultivates mindfulness in a number of ways, such as being able to hold a challenging physical pose by observing the discomfort in a non-judgmental way, with an accepting, calm mind and focus on the breath. "This a...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...an be no guarantee of our ability to obtain or maintain patent protection for our products or product candidates. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to produce commercially successful products or maintain the commercial success of our existing products. Our stock price may be affected by actual or...

NewCardio Announces Master Services Agreement With Dedicated Phase I

...ed readings are obtained. It is anticipated that Dedicated Phase I, by utilizing QTinno(TM) in addition to its existing infrastructure, will be able to deliver the full range of TQT/QTc studies, becoming a turnkey provider of these studies to its customers. Jason Bonanza, President and CEO ...

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PalmScan AP2000: A-Scan & Pachymeter

Description:... the world's only battery-operated, fully portable AScan and Pachymeter combination unit on the market today. Each unit weighs a mere 10 ounces and is able to perform multiple functions, namely: auto data capture, advanced pattern recognition, automatic gain control, eye types and velocity configuration, ...
Company:Micro Medical Devices, Inc.

CVA and CVA for CELL-DYN Linearity Control Kits

Description:...nd Hemoglobin parameters. WBC and Platelet parameters have extended ranges providing values up to 410,000 and 3.5 million, respectively. Customers are able to submit their data to Streck for a free calibration verification and linearity report. Open-vial stability is 5 days and closed-vial stability is 12...
Company:Streck

HYRYS 2 HIT Densitometer

Description:... This model offers all of the benefits and functionality of the HYRYS 2 densitometer with the additional feature of being able to connect to a small imaging scanner for importing and storage of up to 10,000 immunofixation results or images. This additional feature allows for c...
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Midmark 622 Barrier-Free™ Examination Tables

Description:... patients, staff and you. Many different types of patients can face a frustrating dilemma in a physicians office how to get on the exam table. Being able to easily get onto an exam table can increase a patients comfort during the exam, help the physician conduct a more thorough and accurate exam and i...
Company:Midmark Corporation

Sorting System RSD 800

Description:...n individually configurable System for decapping, sorting and archiving (additional tube type identification via cap recognition is optional) which is able to process various sample tubes in a clearly organized workflow. The input and output sorting areas are customized and offer high capacity. The System...
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Aliquoting System RSD 800A

Description:...ly configurable System for decapping, sorting, aliquoting and archiving (additional tube type identification via cap recognition is optional) which is able to process various sample tubes in a clearly organized workflow. The input and output sorting areas are customized and offer high capacity. The System...
Company:PVT LabSystems LLC

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Ambulatory blood pressure

... Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring measures blood pressure at regular intervals throughout the day and night. It is believed to be able to reduce the white coat hypertension effect. The list of evidences that support that ABPM is a far superior method than clinical measurements are...

Artificial induction of immunity

...tibodies against it. However, heating the tetanus toxin enough to denature it causes it to lose its ability to produce disease, but still leaves it able to induce immunity to tetanus when injected into subjects. The heated, denatured toxin is called a toxoid . See also Botulism Adjuvants ...

Episodic memory

...on of new episodic memories requires the medial temporal lobe , a structure that includes the hippocampus . Without the medial temporal lobe, one is able to form new procedural memories (such as playing the piano) but cannot remember the events during which they happened. See the hippocampus and memo...

Fat transfer

...h fat to allow for reabsorption, the overcorrection can make the patient’s face look too plump or swollen for about a week. However, many patients are able to return to their normal activities immediately. Most notice some bruising , swelling and redness in the donor and injection sites. Results from pat...

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy

... 30 minutes in duration. Now with newer technology it can be done without anesthesia in the physician's office in less than 10 minutes. The patient is able to walk out on their own power with the major complaint of a thumping feeling on their heel. View a short video of the procedure Because re-inflam...

Pathology

... vacuolization seen early in the necrotic process, but in which the cell is able to adapt and survive. In necrosis, the componants of degenerating cells lea... requires the intermittent attention of a physician. Thus, pathologists are able to spend much of their time evaluating anatomic pathology cases, while rema...
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Walking

... walking and the mechanics of walking . Provides helpful information and motivation for healthy walking and losing weight. walking adj. able to walk despite injury or illness. Regarded as having the capabilities or qualities of a specified object: a teacher who is a Advice and artic...

Vital signs

...on. Largest state run EMS conference in the country!! New York State's 2009 Vital Signs Conference ... Since the Vital Signs Conference is able to move around the ... BET.com brings you the truth about fast food and its impact on the body. vital signs pl.n. The pulse rate, temp...

Toxic

... Toxicity is the degree to which a substance is able to damage an exposed organism. Toxicity can refer to the effect on a whole organism, such as an animal, bacterium, or plant, as well as the effect on ...

Tongue

...useful for oral sex — although ... Normally, the free tongue measures at least 16 millimeters by the time a child ... The tongue tip should be able to extend to lick the lips, lift the front half of ... Geographic tongue — Comprehensive overview covers causes, symptoms and treatments. ... Ma...

Temper tantrums

... tantrums are ultimately an attention-seeking behavior. ... Temper tantrums are a way a young child lets out strong emotions before he/she is able to express them in socially acceptable ways. Temper tantrums are a way a young child lets out strong emotions before the ... Some reasons chil...

Subcutaneous

... in ... This new technology also makes possible measurements and long-term monitoring, which ... For example, a subcutaneous EKG monitor will be able to detect cardiac ... http:// subcutaneous .tv. http://www.insound.com (showcase) http://www.scifi.com ... http://www. subcutaneous .org • http:...

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Review of probiotic trial research finds only Bifantis able to claim efficacy for IBS symptoms

CINCINNATI March 23, 2009 A review by researchers at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL.) and University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) of the utility of probiotics in the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) found that Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 was the only probiotic strain out of ...

Rural areas able to increase screening capacity for colorectal cancer

CAREFREE, A.Z. - Arizona has the ability to expand colorectal cancer screening capacity; this potential increase was more pronounced in rural as compared to urban regions, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research conference on the Science of Cancer Health Dispari...

Identification of protein able to stimulate production of T-cells

A team of Canadian and Finnish scientists has identified a protein able to stimulate the production of T-cells, the white blood cells involved in the recognition and the elimination of infectious agents. The discovery by researchers of the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at ...

Researchers uncover mechanism of action of antibiotic able to reduce neuronal cell death in brain

Research Highlights: Mechanism of action of compound found to induce neurotransmitter activity in brain cells The findings may lead researchers to develop potential novel therapies to treat Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntingtons disease, epilepsy, stroke/ischemia, d...

Neuronal circuits able to rewire on the fly to sharpen senses

PITTSBURGH Researchers from the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC), a joint project of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, have for the first time described a mechanism called dynamic connectivity, in which neuronal circuits are rewired on the fly allowing sti...

Penn researchers find monkeys able to fend off AIDS-like symptoms with enhanced HIV vaccine

(PHILADELPHIA) Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have discovered that using an immune system gene to enhance a vaccine used to study HIV in macaque monkeys provides the animals with greater protection against simian HIV (SHIV) than an unmodified vaccine. This multi-...

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Pepscan Achieves a Breakthrough With CLIPS Immunogen Technology: Synthetic Peptide Antigen is Able to Induce Fully Functional Antibodies Against a Formerly Intractable GPCR Target CXCR7

LELYSTAD, The Netherlands, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pepscan reports that it has achieved a major scientific breakthrough through the use of its CLIPS-based synthetic peptide immunogen technology. By constructing synthetic 3D mimics of the ligand binding-site on CXCR7 it has induced funct...

Scientists grow 'nanonets' able to snare added energy transfer

CHESTNUT HILL, MA (September 2, 2008) Using two abundant and relatively inexpensive elements, Boston College chemists have produced nanonets, a flexible webbing of nano-scale wires that multiplies surface area critical to improving the performance of the wires in electronics and energy applicatio...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... For example, we may not obtain regulatory approval for our products, which would materially impair our ability to generate revenue, or we may not be able to raise capital or generate revenue to finance our operations. Additional assumptions, risks and uncertainties are described in detail in our reg...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...vesting in our industry. While there can be no assurance, we hope, if we obtain positive results from the analysis of our trial data, that we will be able to attract new capital from investors and/or through potential strategic alliances that will allow us to pursue future clinical and non-clinical trial...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

...oncerning Actimmune for the treatment of IPF; (iii) reimbursement risks associated with third-party payors; (iv) risks related to whether InterMune is able to obtain, maintain and enforce patents and other intellectual property; (v) risks related to significant regulatory, supply and competitive barriers ...

PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan

...ng this terrible disease," says Dr. Fillit. "And this all started with an idea from Frank Longo that many thought was a little improbable. But ADDF is able to take chances on high-risk ideas - we know that this is often where the best solutions come from." "And PharmatrophiX's exclusive collaborat...

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ULTROSPEC 6300 from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description:...er: * Meets the demanding requirements of the Pharmacopoeia in terms of instrument specification and GLP self-diagnostics, with the benefits of being able to be used for rapid, discrete measurements. *Bandwidth of 1.0 nm and excellent scanning capability. *Press to read high performance deuterium and t...
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Gene Inspector™ 1.6 Demo (OS 10.2.x or later) from Textco, Inc.

Description:...ou can predefine and store analysis parameters for any DNA sequence analysis or protein sequence analysis to fit your needs, anyone in the lab will be able to obtain meaningful and consistent results, whether they are a novice just entering the lab, or an experienced researcher familiar with the analysis ...
Company:Textco, Inc.

Mts-Atf-LC-Biotin Label Transfer Reagent, 5 mg. from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:...otin label transfer is fast emerging as a powerful new tool for protein interaction discovery and confirmation. Until now, only amino groups have been able to be targeted with label transfer reagents such as our Sulfo-SBED. Sulfhydryl-reactive Mts-Atf-Biotin and its long chain analog, Mts-Atf-LC-Biotin, a...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Mts-Atf-Biotin Label Transfer Reagent, 5 mg from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:...otin label transfer is fast emerging as a powerful new tool for protein interaction discovery and confirmation. Until now, only amino groups have been able to be targeted with label transfer reagents such as our Sulfo-SBED. Sulfhydryl-reactive Mts-Atf-Biotin and its long chain analog, Mts-Atf-LC-Biotin, a...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Staccato Automated Systems from Caliper Life Sciences

Description:...k and a variety of on-deck options such as shaking and temperature controlled locators or positive pressure filtration, to name but a few. Sciclone is able to swap arrays ‘on the fly’ and can support any one of three interchangeable heads (nL, Low Volume or High Volume) and also supports a bul...
Company:Caliper Life Sciences

cGMP Safe Deposit Facility from European Collection of Cell Cultures (ECACC)

Description:... cGMP Safe Deposit Service ECACC is able to accept cell lines produced according to the requirements of cGMP for cryo-storage. The cell lines must be accompanied by a certificate to confirm t...
Company:European Collection of Cell Cultures (ECACC)

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Adaptive radiation

...ands. Other examples include the introduction of predatory mammals to Australia by humans, the development of the first birds , which suddenly were able to expand their territory into the air, or the development of lung fish during the Devonian period , about 300 million years ago. The dynamics ...

Adenosine triphosphate

...ne triphosphate ( ATP ) is the nucleotide known in biochemistry as the " molecular currency" of intracellular energy transfer; that is, ATP is able to store and transport chemical energy within cells . ATP also plays an important role in the synthesis of nucleic acids . ATP molecules are also u...

Alcohol

...idic or basic properties at the O-H group. With a pK a of around 16-19 they are generally slightly weaker acids than water , but they are still able to react with strong bases such as sodium hydride or reactive metals such as sodium . The salts that result are called alkoxides , with the gen...

Alexander Fleming

...es in World War II . Florey's work proceeded over the misgivings of Fleming, who believed that penicillin, for all its intrinsic worth, would not be able to be produced in sufficient quantities to have an appreciable effect in a war situation. Fleming was long a member of the Chelsea Arts Club , a pr...

Alpha helix

...ix. The N-H group of amino acid (n) can establish a hydrogen bond with the C=O group of amino acid (n+4). Short polypeptides usually are not able to adopt the alpha helical structure, since the entropic cost associated with the folding of the polypeptide chain is too high. Some amino acids (ca...

Animal

...eptions, most notably the sponges (Phylum Porifera), animals have bodies differentiated into separate tissues . These include muscles , which are able to contract and control locomotion, and a nervous system , which sends and processes signals. There is also typically an internal digestive chamber,...
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Uropod

... crustacean, with ... Uropod : swimming appendage of the crayfish. Telson: last segment of the abdomen of a crayfish. ... Accordingly, we were able to detect enrichment of PtdIns(4,5)P2 at the uropod during chemotaxis. ... PIPKI661 compromised uropod formation and rear retraction ... ... la...

UvrA

... Two UvrA proteins form a dimer and they both have ATPase/GTPase activity. The UvrA dimer binds with UvrB and forms a trimer which is able to detect DNA ... ... acid sequence homology with the E. coli UvrA protein comprising 940 residues. ... defined by the mutation in DB7 re...

Transverse

...u expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate ... Explains what a transverse position for pregnancy is, and what you may be able to do about it. ... A transverse baby is shoulder or back down, lying sideways ... Compare Cheap Prices for Transverse Strain at NexTag.com. Sh...

Transcription factor

...s and ... Transcription ... In Eukaryotes, transcription factors , rather than the enzymes themselves, are ... Transcription factors are able to bind to specific sets of ... transcription factor complex. Term information. Term lineage. External references ... GO:0005667 : transcripti...

Thalamus

...at the top ... Thalamus . From: Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, Clinical Neuroscience. by ... THALAMUS ... The DMT and anterior thalamus are able to perform these ... Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is the Thalamus ? ... The thalamus , coined from the Greek word for "chamber", thálamo...

Substitution

...inear system using the technique of substitution . ... The method of solving "by substitution " works by solving one of the equations ... We were able to do this because substitution ... Recall that substitution is not the same as evaluation. ... going to pin down substitution . ... Formula ·...
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