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Technological Advancements Shift Site-of-Care From the Operating Room to Your Doctor's Office

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurist and world-recognized authority on technology trends in orthopaedics, John A. Engelhardt, concluded the 5th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC) by awakening attendees to the opportunity of lowering...

ImQuest Presentations at Keystone Symposium Focus on Advancements in Their Therapeutic and Microbicide Development Programs

FREDERICK, Md., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest Life Sciences presented their latest biological results supporting the continued development of their small molecule pyrimidinedione inhibitors of HIV-1 at the Prevention of meeting being held in Keystone, Colorado. The presentations highlighted new...

5,000 Medical Leaders Report Latest Advancements in Biomedical Technologies; Breakthroughs by 2015 Predicted for Alzheimer's, Heart Disease, Cancer, and Diabetes

A record-setting 5,000 delegates and corporate leaders from 70 nations participated in the world's premier scientific conference on topics relating to medical interventions to prevent and treat the diseases and disabilities associated with the biological process of aging. The Winter 2008 Session...

Writing a Prescription for Safety: B. Braun CAPS(R) Announces New Advancements at ashp 2008

CAPS(R) Enhances Safety for Patients, Adds Convenience Through Easy-to-Read Labeling, Standardized O.R. Color-Coding BETHLEHEM, Pa.Dec. 3, /PRNewswire/ -- Central Admixture Pharmacy Services Inc. (CAPS(R)), a B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) Company, announced today that it will introduce...

New advancements in the use of adult, embryonic stem cells for tissue regeneration

Indianapolis, Ind. November 06, 2008 A major issue in the development of regenerative medicine is the cell sources used to rebuild damaged tissues. In a review of the issue published in Developmental Dynamics , researchers state that inducing regeneration in humans from the body's own tissues b...

Eric J. Topol, M.D., to Present Late-Breaking Lecture About Advancements in Genomics of Cardiovascular Disease at ACC's 57th Annual Scientific Session

Presentation by Leader of Innovative Scripps Genomic Medicine Program to Include Data on Novel Genomic Markers for Cardiac Disease SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric J. Topol, M.D., chief academic officer of Scripps Health and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Advancements with Animal Care Line

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anpath Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ANPG), reported today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EnviroSystems, Inc. (ESI) reported several advancements with the introduction of EquineTru(R). The Company earlier announced the introduction of a...

Cord Blood Awareness Month: Understanding Still Low, Despite Medical Advancements

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite rapid advances using a child's own cord blood stem cells in regenerative therapies to repair damaged tissue due to injury or disease, most pregnant women today don't learn about the ability to save their newborn's cord blood. According to research ...

2008 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Annual Session Highlights Emerging Scientific Advancements

Pediatric Dentists Discuss the Potential of Saliva Diagnostics and Dental Pulp Stem Cells in Advancing Pediatric Dental Care WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in pediatric oral health, is holding its 61st Annua...

Ingenious Biodegradable Heart Stent May Dictate Advancements in Heart Stent Technology

A heart specialist from down under has experimented with a novel type of heart stent that utilizes biodegradable tubes to clear blocked arteries. This could prove a blessing for// the multitude of people combating problems in the heart, due to blocks in their arteries. Heart stents are no dou...
Advancements in Medical Technology

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

Breakthrough findings unveiled at the American Society of Echocardiography's Scientific Sessions WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) welcomes the world's leading researchers in cardiovascular medicine to present their most-recent findings at i...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Present Breast Cancer Advancements at Conference

Abstract # 2905 DENVER, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented data at the American Association for Cancer Research's 100th Annual Meeting 2009 that represents significant research advancements in the treatment ...

ExonHit Therapeutics Reports Advancements in the Clinical Development of EHT 0202, its Phase II Drug for Alzheimer's Disease

PARIS, February 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExonHit Therapeutics (Alternext: ALEHT) is pleased to announce that clinical testing of EHT 0202, its lead compound in Alzheimer's disease, is progressing well. Patient enrolment for the Phase IIa trial assessing EHT 0202 in patients with Alzheimer'...

New Clinical Studies Presented at the 14th World Congress of Anesthesiology Demonstrate Masimo Advancements in Patient Care

Noninvasive Hemoglobin Receives Rave Reviews from Attendees at Masimo's Commercial Exhibit IRVINE, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo, the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, reported that multip...

Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors

... treating more than 650,000 patients at 468 locations in 39 states, the US Oncology network and CCNC provide cancer patients with access to the latest advancements in therapies, clinical research and technology, as well as best-in-class clinical and operational processes that help to advance the quality, safety a...

Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs

...s its research to add new molecules to its pipeline. In addition to the second Phase III trial of IMC-1121B announced today, ImClone has made several advancements in its pipeline since being acquired by Lilly. Highlights include: IMC-11F8 is expected to move into Phase III development by the end ...

Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries

...being the gold standard. Autologous bone graft is likely traumatic and time-consuming. My personal commitment to my patients to offer the most current advancements and treatment options is also an expectation held unanimous by Texarkana Neurological Associates. This surgical approach is without arguments on the c...

Dow AgroSciences, World Wide Wheat Agree to Collaborate on Wheat

...trition in human diets. And, we look forward to utilizing our R&D breeding and trait technologies such as EXZACT(TM) Precision Technology to bring advancements in productivity and quality to market." "We are excited to collaborate with Dow AgroSciences, a significant player in seeds and traits," said Sh...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

...ividual investigators - will be announced later this year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090527/NY22680LOGO ) "Recent advancements in basic science and in technologies have placed us on the cusp of important discoveries that can revolutionize the fight against cancer," said Nobel ...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Study New Drug Combinations to Treat Childhood Leukemia

...d strikes older children. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia usually affects children between the ages of 2 to 5 and is generally easier to treat. Treatment advancements for AML, however, have been less successful. Dr. Ge said researchers at Karmanos discovered the synergy between VPA and clofarabine only a few mo...
Advancements in Medical Products

C-Max™ Surgical Table

Description:...e and precise mobility of an imaging table, making it the most advanced, versatile surgical table on the market. The Cmax table is designed to support advancements in surgical procedures and imaging techniques and has six patented innovations, truly separating it from all other tables....
Company:STERIS Corporation

Advantage™ Transvaginal Mid-Urethral Sling System

Description:...ce a mid-urethral sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. The Advantage System is an innovative mid-urethral sling that offers several advancements in delivery and tensioning, all of which are designed to meet the demands of the physician....
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

Clear Cornea 2.8mm Angled CVD Diamond

Description:... Rhein Medical announces its new CVD Diamond Knives. New advancements in diamond technology allow the incredible sharpness of diamonds to be used at a more economical cost. Proven diamond blade sharpness improves stromal...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

Trapezoid 2.5-3.5mm Angled CVD Diamond

Description:... New advancements in diamond technology allow the incredible sharpness of diamonds to be used at a more economical cost. Proven diamond blade sharpness improves stromal...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

Novus Spectra Photocoagulator

Description:... The Novus Spectra photocoagulator delivers power and reliability with proprietary advancements in diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) technology. Diode side-pumping technology drives 2.5 W of power from the compact Novus Spectra system, and active r...
Company:Lumenis Inc.

A-Scan 100 - Ophthalmic Ultrasound

Description:...best scans automatically and chooses the best printout format based on the surgeon's IOL choices automatically. The sophisticated features and advancements of the A-Scan 100 are impressive, yet the system remains extremely affordable and very easy to use....
Company:OTI Ophthalmic Technologies Inc.

Spectral OCT/SLO

Description:...ing Laser Ophthalmoscope (SLO) system that provides suberb, high-quality images of the vitreo-retina, retina, and choroidal-retina structure. With the advancements of spectral technology, OTI's sytem can reach scanning rates of up to 27,000 A-Scans per second and provide images with a resolution of 5-6 microns. ...
Company:OTI Ophthalmic Technologies Inc.

Sleepscan VISION

Description:... take advantage of the most recent developments in computer technology. By choosing Sleepscan VISION, you can be assured of having the latest computer advancements and an easy, affordable upgrade path. Integrated Patient Management System Sleepscans advanced patient management capability begins with t...
Company:Natus Bio-logic Systems Corp.

Nemio

Description:... Nemio is engineered with the latest technologies to help expand your diagnostic capabilities and enhance your clinical insight. These advancements increase system utility and provide you with sharp, crisp images that improve visualization of even the smallest details. And with complete network co...
Company:Toshiba Medical Systems

COULTER LH 750 Hematology Analyzer

Description:... The LH 750 analyzer is equipped with superior technologies, NRBC enumeration and random access capabilities. These advancements help high-volume labs eliminate manual pre-sorting of samples and speed results to clinicians. With this system, you can improve overall efficiency, w...
Company:Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Advancements in Medical Dictionary

Sickle-cell disease

... blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that assume an abnormal, rigid, sickle shape. Sickling decreases the cells'... Thanks to advancements in early diagnosis and treatment, most kids born with sickle cell disease grow up to live relatively healthy and productive lives. Sickle...

Sickle Cell Disease

... blood disorder characterized by red blood cells that assume an abnormal, rigid, sickle shape. Sickling decreases the cells'... Thanks to advancements in early diagnosis and treatment, most kids born with sickle cell disease grow up to live relatively healthy and productive lives. Sickle...

Rhinoplasty

...as well as view before and after ... As for scarring, when rhinoplasty is performed from inside the nose, there is no ... Learn about the latest advancements and news regarding rhinoplasty by checking this blog regularly. Blog contributors Dr. Jack P. Gunter and Dr. C. Spencer Cochran ... Dr Dayan pra...

Physical Therapy

... and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout life. This includes providing services in... Professional organization fostering advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education. Includes news, upcoming seminars, and consumer resources. Job profile from the U.S. Dep...

Meningioma

...videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis. meningioma tumor information from the Cedars-Sinai Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, including advancements in diagnosis and treatments of meningiomas Mayo Clinic is one of the world's leading meningioma diagnosis, treatment, and research centers. ...

Male pattern baldness

... Save the ... Men's Health Issues Male Pattern Baldness . Page(s): 1 | 2 ... Male Pattern Baldness : Part II. Future Balding Treatments. advancements In Hair ... Male pattern baldness is the most common type of hair loss in men. ... The typical pattern of male baldness begins at th...
Advancements in Biological News

Leading researchers and experts gather to discuss latest advancements in drug discovery

WHO: Society for Biomolecular Sciences (SBS) WHAT: Latest Findings and Research on Advancements in Drug Discovery and Biotechnology WHEN: April 6-10, 2008 WHERE: SBS 14th Annual Conference at Americas Center, St. Louis, Missouri BACKGROUND: More than 2,500 researchers an...

UC Irvine receives $2.18M to explore nano advancements in DNA sequencing

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 1, 2007 UC Irvines Henry Samueli School of Engineering has been awarded $2.18 million to blend traditional DNA sequencing techniques with cutting-edge nanotechnology to develop a faster and less costly method of analysis. The goal is to make DNA sequencing feasible as a routi...

Frontiers in Optics presents scientific advancements

With more than 600 papers presented by the world's most renowned physicists and engineers, OSA's Frontiers in Optics meeting will give a comprehensive update on the most significant new developments in the science of light. What: Frontiers in Optics, the 91st annual OSA meeting When: Se...

Stem cell research: From molecular physiology to therapeutic applications

...eview of current special topics on stem cells, Drs. Lingyi Chen and Lin Liu analyze the current state of iPS research, particularly on limitations and advancements in this field, and propose possible future directions to meet the challenges of iPS cells for clinical applications[5]. Stem cell research has made ...

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

...olid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Laser Market II-10 Will Fiber Lasers Replace Traditional Lasers - The Debate Continues II-11 Technology advancements Create New Avenues in Medical Sector II-12 3. Competition II-13 Major Players in Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers II-13 Global Lead...

Systems biology recommended as a clinical approach to cancer

...gy approach. According to Wake Forest University Professor of Medicine Steve Akman, "The systems biology approach provides an opportunity for major advancements in our understanding of carcinogenesis. Cancer biologists are just beginning to understand what mathematicians, engineers, and computer scientists ha...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security: Exploring Opportunities for Today and Beyond

...and sophisticated technologies to combat rising crime and terrorism. Recent advancements in biometric technology provides early warning support and enables governme...iometrics provides the perfect platform to detect potential threats. Recent advancements in integrated biometrics and multi-biometrics and its dramatic acceptance i...

Singapore scientists elected into National Academy of Sciences

...o use another whimsically named transposon, "PiggyBac," to model cancer in mice and potentially zebrafish. With these cancer models, as well as recent advancements in cloning and sequencing technologies, they hope to better understand and devise more effective treatment strategies for various forms of cancer. ...

Landfill cover soil methane oxidation underestimated

...because of this, it has received undue weight in the determination of regulations. The default value of 10% should be updated based upon technological advancements in soil engineering and state-of-the-practice applications in cover design as well as recent studies detailed journals such as Journal of Environment...

Genome projects launched for three extreme-environment animals

...ies on extreme-climate adaptation, evolution, diversity, species protection, and climate change. "The world of genomics has witnessed revolutionary advancements in past 2 years, as driven by breakthroughs in next generation sequencing technology," said Dr. Yafei Liu, Head of Sequencing Business at Asia Pacific...
Advancements in Biological Technology

ImQuest Presentation at Keystone Symposium Focuses on Advancements in Their Cancer Research and Development Program

FREDERICK, Md., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest Life Sciences presented their latest biological results supporting the continued development of their novel small molecule piperazine compound for the treatment of solid tumors at the Targeted Cancer Therapeutics meeting held in Whistler, British Col...

Stereotaxis Showcases Advancements for Remote Magnetic Ablations

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS ) will showcase three advances in remote magnetic ablation that it believes will enhance the efficiency, performance and versatility of its Niobe(R) Magnetic Navigation S...

LGE Execs Teams with Texas Tech to License Advancements in Agriculture, Health and Life Sciences

License agreement with Texas Tech provides veteran business leadership to deliver new ideas to market. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 3, 2008 -- www.lgeexecs.com [LGE Execs], an Austin based firm formed to help companies and organizations grow and succeed, today anno...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results & Program Advancements

- $161.5 million in cash at year end; no equity financings expected in 2008 - Significant progress in lead lysosomal disease programs to continue in 2008; latest data for all programs to be presented at ACMG meeting in March - Expansion of research and development investment in pharmacologica...

Governor Doyle Pledges Support for Stem Cell Research and Biotechnology Advancements

Madison, WI Governor James Doyle was joined by University of Wisconsin Chancellor John Wiley along with leaders from Wisconsins biotechnology industry in pledging their full support for the continued growth and development of Wisconsin s biotechnology industry. The Governor, addressing a speci...

Liability issues not seen as roadblock to healthcare technology advancements

Madison, Wis. The increased use of clinical technologies in healthcare does not absolve physicians and other healthcare workers of liability for care decisions, particularly when technology vendors include strong sales contract disclaimers. But as clinical healthcare technology developers mar...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ase in revenues is primarily due to milestones recognized in 2008 under our collaboration agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) related to the clinical advancements of our CRF program. During both six month periods ended June 30, 2009 and 2008, we recognized $1.5 million in revenue under our collaboration agreemen...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

...NOTES - A New Dimension to Translumenal Endoscopy II-5 Other Technology advancements Over The Years II-6 Lymph Endoscopy II-6 Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel R...-1 Growing Demand for Minimally Invasive Surgeries III-1 Technology advancements III-1 Endoscopy as Outpatient Surgery III-1 Product Bundling Increa...

B. Braun Medical Inc. Recognized by Industry for Manufacturing Influential Medical Devices

...atched quality, cost-effectiveness, environmental responsibility and safety." B. Braun's EXCEL(R) and PAB(R) IV Containers represented major advancements in environmental responsibility in the healthcare industry as the only PVC-free, DEHP-free containers available with a full range of basic IV solution...

Light sensor breakthrough could enhance digital cameras

... TORONTO, ON New research by a team of University of Toronto scientists could lead to substantial advancements in the performance of a variety of electronic devices including digital cameras. Researchers created a light sensor like a pixel in a digital came...
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