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SLAICO Takes the Medicare Supplement Application Online - Eliminating All Paperwork Offline.

...ore evident than in the introduction of an Internet-based Medicare Supplement application submission process, launched August 3, 2009. With the advent of the online process, insurance Agents can now submit Medicare Supplement applications to Standard Life and Accident Insurance Company (SLAICO) for t...

Jarrow Formulas' Coconut Oil Customer Celebrates 100th Birthday!

...Betty has had on her side. Her amazing life spans two World Wars, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Middle East conflicts, the tragedy of 9/11, the advent of the car, the plane, the television, the internet, the cell phone, Facebook, and Twitter. She has been a daughter, a wife, a mother, a grandmoth...

Lumenis' High Speed LightSheer(R) Duet(TM) Featured in New York Times Fashion & Style for Eliminating 'Pain and Nuisance' of Hair Removal for Men

...o sit with a topical anesthetic for an hour before each of a half-dozen visits, so there used to be the 'time and pain and nuisance' factor." With the advent of the High Speed LightSheer Duet welcome relief has arrived. Now 'big swaths of hair can be removed in multiple 15-minute treatments," stated Dr. Kau...

Scientist Presents Data Countering Medicine's Claim of Increasing Life Span In Midst Of Debate Over Medical Insurance

...an Services, U.S. Vital Statistics and AMA Reports. These reports reveal that life expectancy of American citizens had been increasing long before the advent of Modern Medicine . Also this data does not support the lessening of deaths due to major diseases with the introduction of the modern miracle drugs...

ERT Launches New Online Gateway to Improve Cardiac Safety in Clinical Trials

...ions. This system provides a comprehensive toolset for monitoring cardiac safety and delivers significant enhancements to our clinical teams. With the advent of site-specific tools to view and respond to queries, order ECG-related supplies and create reports with up-to-the-minute information, this product w...

Research output in developing countries reveals 194 percent increase in five years

...t by scientists in the developing world since 2002. By comparing absolute growth in published research before (1996 2002) and after (2002 - 2008) the advent of the Research4Life programmes, the analysis has revealed a 194% or 6.4-fold increase in articles published in peer reviewed journals. Research4...

Quantros Establishes IT Consulting Services Business Unit

...ges both local software engineering experts as well as experienced software engineers from its offshore development center in Chennai, India. The advent of key healthcare-centric initiatives for which Quantros has in-house expertise, combined with customer demand for technical services, led the company...

US Brachytherapy Market to Reach $1.6 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

...6 billion by 2015. Primary growth drivers include rising prevalence of cancer, growing medical awareness, improving success rate of brachytherapy, and advent of advanced radiation technologies. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2009 -- Rising proportion of cancer population in both de...

Another McGill/JGH breakthrough opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis

...mally-invasive biological marker that differentiates Alzheimer's disease from normal aging and other neurodegenerative conditions for decades. "The advent of a simple blood test for the diagnosis of early Alzheimer's", remarked Schipper, "would represent a major achievement in the management of this comm...

Sacramento Plastic Surgeon Charles Perry, MD Embraces Innovative Technologies to Improve Appearance and Self-Esteem

... self-confidence.” Dr. Perry’s practice encompasses a large number of procedures, both surgical and non-surgical, and he says with the advent of new and ever-evolving technologies in the field of plastic surgery, patients can now get a much clearer idea of the outcomes of procedures before e...
Advent in Medical Technology

Octogenarians: Not Too Old for Joint Replacement

...ns of TKA versus the complications and risks that can occur with surgery in elderly patients exist," Dr. Arandia said. "This study shows that with the advent of new technology and techniques in both orthopaedics and geriatric medicine, total knee arthroplasty in the very elderly population is very safe and ...

BioCryst Reports Positive Preliminary Results of a Shionogi & Co., Ltd. Sponsored Phase II Study of I.V. Peramivir for the Treatment of Influenza in the Outpatient Setting

...gham. "These data allow us to optimistically anticipate the impact peramivir may have as a potential treatment for influenza in this setting. With the advent of influenza virus resistant to currently approved neuraminidase inhibitors, new therapeutic options such as peramivir are necessary." Dr. Thomas J....

First Cancer Diagnostic Test Based on Rosetta Genomics' Proprietary MicroRNA Technology Receives Regulatory Approval

...commercial efforts by submitting the same type of test, developed and validated by Rosetta, for regulatory approval in the 4th quarter of 2008." The advent of targeted lung cancer therapies directed at specific cellular alterations now demands the most accurate classification possible for non-small cell l...

GlaxoSmithKline Collaborates with National Cancer Institute to Make Large Body of Cancer Cell Genomic Data Available to All Cancer Researchers

...ntists need to be able to access data in more timely and cost-efficient ways. The caBIG(TM) platform is an excellent tool to do just that." With the advent of the human genome project, researchers have been able to identify, aggregate and analyze cancer cell line information in the laboratory. These break...

CAPHOSOL(R) Relieves Oral Mucositis (OM) and Improves Quality-of-Life in Cancer Patients Receiving Chemoradiation

... 2006, EUSA Pharma is supported by a consortium of leading life science capital investors, comprising TVM Capital, Essex Woodlands, 3i, Goldman Sachs, advent Venture Partners, SV Life Sciences, NeoMed and NovaQuest. Since its foundation, the company has raised over $275 million, and completed several signif...

Cardiovascular Researchers Use MEDIHONEY(TM) on Sternal Infections Following Open-Heart Procedures

...igher mortality rate (19% versus 3.8% in patients without infection). Although the number of CABG procedures had been in decline since 2000 due to the advent of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) and drug-eluting stent (DES) procedures, recent questions into the safety and efficacy of these procedure...

Longevinex(R) Found to be Superior to Green Tea Molecule in Independent Human Study

...RNewswire/ -- While molecular biologists and news reporters present jaw-dropping evidence that a red wine molecule called resveratrol may usher in the advent of anti-aging pills, other researchers report that a matrix of small natural molecules, such as those in Longevinex(R), exert far greater effects than...

Industry Executives Finding Value in Shift of Scientific Publications

... CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The landscape of scientific publications strategy, planning and delivery is changing with the advent of transparency guidelines. Half of global publications groups are fully located in the marketing function, but publications leaders foresee a shift t...

Insmed Releases Positive Results from Iplex Phase II HIV-Associated Adipose Redistribution Syndrome Clinical Study

... central fat accumulation (visceral adiposity and buffalo hump) with or without fat loss in the limbs. These features have increased markedly with the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for HIV. Recent studies performed in subjects on HAART suggest nearly 40% of individuals develop the m...

Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Once-Daily Anti-Inflammatory Dose Doxycycline for the Treatment of Rosacea

...otal phase III clinical trials and exhibits a pharmacokinetic profile that separates the anti-inflammatory effects from antibiotic activities." "The advent of this systemic treatment for rosacea portends a greater population of patients who experience satisfaction from the regimen recommended by their phy...
Advent in Medical Products

Erythropoietin (EPO) ELISA

Description:...hropoietin (EPO) in human serum. This assay is intended for in vitro diagnostic use, as an aid in the diagnosis of anemias and polycythemias. With the advent of the administration of recombinant erythropoietin as a biologic therapy to increase red blood cell mass, an erythropoietin assay may be used also to...
Company:MD Biosciences

A.V.I. Panoramic Viewing System

Description:...irect aspheric contact lenses, lens handles, lens retaining ring and wide field illumination that fits through a single 20 gauge sclerotomy. With the advent of the transparent image inverter and two miniaturized contact lenses a high-resolution view of the entire fundus was made possible. Panoramic views t...
Company:Advanced Visual Instruments, Inc.

Advent Pachymeter

Description:... The Accutome Ultrasound advent Pachymeter exceeds previous product performance with these built-in design elements: For ALK and other lamellar procedures, the measurement capability...
Company:Accutome, Inc.

RGP OrthoK Lenses

Features:... in the early 1960's. Early OrthoK utilized a series of progressively flatter lenses to achieve a gradual series of corneal changes. Today, with the advent of advanced corneal topographic technology and precision computer-assisted contact lens lathes, OrthoK practitioners are able to reach acuity correcti...
Company:Danker Laboratories, Inc.
Advent in Medical Definition

Cachexia

... Cachexia is often seen in end-stage cancer , and in that context is called "cancer cachexia". It was also prevalent in AIDS patients before the advent of triple-therapy for that condition; now it is seen less frequently in those countries where such treatment is available. In those patients who have ...

Forehead lift

...the small forehead muscles -- most notably the frontalis muscle which causes frowning and grimacing. Current surgical techniques Since the advent of the hugely popular wrinkle remover, Botox (Dysport in the United Kingdom and Europe) many consumers have eschewed the invasive surgery altogether...

Neuropsychiatry

... join them maybe to dilute them both. Further, the ability to maintain a competent knowledge and skill base for both neurology and psychiatry with the advent of the inexorable increase in scientific knowledge may not be possible. Summary of the arguments for neuropsychiatry Diseases of the body ...

Personalized medicine

... short life cycle. The diagnostics industry has not been as successful as the pharmaceutical industry in attracting investment funding. However, the advent of molecular diagnostic tests, or theranostics, opens new opportunities in a small but believed to be rapidly growing niche market. New relationships ...
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Traction

...... Traction's knowledgeable staff has specific ... Steam Traction ... The road or traction engine comprises a boiler mounted ... Before the advent of electric traction , the tramways using cable propulsion were ... Visit Foot Smart for Traction Inversion. Shop the largest selection of bran...

Laser surgery

...ets are counting on you to learn about laser surgery . ... There are several advantages to the CO2 laser surgery : 1. Pain Reduction ... The advent of declaws with the laser surgery has substantially minimized these drawbacks. ... Before you even visit a laser eye center, get informati...
Advent in Biological News

FDA Works To Speed The Advent Of New, More Effective Personalized Medicines

As part of an agency-wide initiative to speed development of new medical products through the science of pharmacogenomics, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a final guidance titled "Pharmacogenomic Data Submissions." Pharmacogenomics allows health care providers to identify sour...

Will IVF work for a particular patient? The answer may be found in her blood

...d on single genes as opposed to genome-wide screening of all the human genes with high density DNA microarrays, as used by Dr. Allen and her team. The advent of tools like microarrays that can simultaneously probe for up to 29,000 genes has radically changed scientific approaches to this type of research. "...

Stanford researchers publish comprehensive model for medical device development

...post-launch assessment. Pietzsch adds that the medical device development process has become increasingly complex in recent years because of the advent of advanced technologies, stricter regulatory requirements, and the increasing importance of reimbursement decisions. The Role of FDA's Quality Sy...

Partnership to accelerate Trudeau Institute discoveries to patient care

...mize their benefit to public health worldwide. The Trudeau Institute was originally created as a tuberculosis treatment center in 1884. With the advent of antibiotics in the middle of the last century, however, the institute was reorganized as a research organization, with a specific mission to learn ...

Harvard scientist says we are what we eat -- and what we cook

...ention of cooking -- even more than agriculture, the eating of meat, or the advent of tools -- is what led to the rise of humanity. Wrangham's book, "Catch...erhaps even traditional male-female household roles. He writes that the advent of cooking permitted a new distribution of labor between men and women: Men...

100 reasons to change the way we think about genetics

...as passed on to descendants. Generation after generation inherited slightly longer necks, and the result is what we see in giraffes today. With the advent of Mendelian genetics and the later discovery of DNA, Lamarck's ideas fell out of favor entirely. Research on epigenetics, while yet to uncover anythi...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

... about how plant-eating vertebrate animals disarm plant defenses. Until the advent of genetic techniques to scan an animal's genome, or genetic blueprint, "we...y this number of detoxification genes at once," Dearing says. "Prior to the advent of these microarrays, there haven't been techniques where we could look at ...

UC Riverside biochemist to study how crops can increase protein production

... understanding how plants control protein synthesis," Gallie said. "This knowledge is essential in improving protein production in crops." With the advent of the complete sequence of the genome of Arabidopsis and other plant species, researchers are now in a position of being able to understand how eve...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

... about how plant-eating vertebrate animals disarm plant defenses. Until the advent of genetic techniques to scan an animal's genome, or genetic blueprint, "we...y this number of detoxification genes at once," Dearing says. "Prior to the advent of these microarrays, there haven't been techniques where we could look at ...

JCVI program trains USDA scientists on eukaryotic genome analysis

...nces. According to JCVI's Linda Hannick, "This annotation training demonstrates the practical application of bioinformatics to field science. The advent of more cost-effective, next generation sequencing technologies means that there is an ever-increasing amount of genomic data to analyze. The JCVI co...
Advent in Biological Technology

Epeius Biotechnologies Leads With Keynote Address on the Advent of Pathotropic Medicine for Cancer at the Global Pharma R&D Summit Conference in Boston MA

SAN MARINO, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced that Dr. Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO of Epeius Biotechnologies Inc., has accepted an invitation to give the lead keynote address on "The Advent of Pathotropic Medicine for Cancer" at the Glo...

Growth spurts

...orced to gauge the processes behind those products by ensemble averages of many molecules. The limitations of that approach have become clear with the advent of technologies that allow for the observation and manipulation of single molecules. A prime example is the recent first ever direct observations in r...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...ruses that already were resistant to Tamiflu. While it is not yet clear whether the Hong Kong case is a result of resortment (gene-swapping), the advent of Tamiflu-resistant strains of swine flu that have shown the ability to spread is particularly troubling given the rapidly-evolving bird flu situatio...

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

...30th Anniversary. The June 2009 issue of the magazine is dedicated to significant developments in the industry during the last 30 years, including the advent of precision technologies, landmark regulatory decisions and advances in device design from 1979 to 2009. About B. Braun B. Braun is a le...

EyeIC Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatchedFlicker(TM) Retinal Aid Detection Technology

...ministration (FDA). MatchedFlicker is a device-agnostic, software-only solution that uses time series retinal photographs to help doctors monitor the advent and progress of glaucoma faster and with accuracy now available to only a few experts. The technology enables eye care professionals to compare...

Caprion Proteomics Inc. and Applied Bioystems Work Together to Accelerate Protein Biomarker Verification and Validation

...r 20 large pharmaceutical and biotech clients, plus two large multi-year, multi-million dollar bio-defense contracts for the NIH-NIAID. "With the advent of MRM assays, which we have now put into practice with the help of QTRAP technology, we are changing the way scientists view biomarker research by of...

HybridSPE(TM)-Precipitation Technology Wins SelectScience.net 2009 Scientists' Choice Award for Best New Separations Product in 2008

... of over 25,000 scientists within the SelectScience.net community. The award was announced at Pittconn(R) 2009 held recently in Chicago, IL. "The advent of LC-MS technology has resulted in a wealth of benefits in terms of analysis speed and sensitivity, but sample prep still was a bottleneck within the...

Engineers tune a nanoscale grating structure to trap and release a variety of light waves

...nside the tiny circuits of an electronic chip, they can bring about applications in spectroscopy, sensing and medical imaging. And they can hasten the advent of faster all-optical telecommunication networks, in which light signals transmit and route data without needing to be converted to electrical signals...

Epeius Biotech Awarded Patents in Europe for Targeted Genetic Anti-Cancer Medicine: Company Expands Impressive Intellectual Property Estate

...f clinical benefit and single-agent-efficacy, as well as overall safety, Epeius Biotech continues to lead the field of clinical gene medicine with the advent of pathotropic (or disease-seeking) targeting. These latest EU patents follow on the heels of a major clinical patent that was recently awarded in th...

Quantros Acquires MEDMARX(R) from United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

...ives based on the knowledge created from the MEDMARX program. Quantros continues to expand its presence in the patient safety arena. With the advent of Patient Safety Organizations (PSO), heightened consumer awareness and sensitivity towards medical errors, and new reimbursement rules surrounding p...
Advent in Biological Definition

Biodiversity

... years of evolution . Until the emergence of humans, the Earth supported more biodiversity than in any other period in geological history. Since the advent of humans, however, biodiversity has begun a rapid decline, with one species after another suffering extinction . Estimates of global species diver...

Bacterium

...g world, together with the eukaryotes . Eukaryotes were generally believed to have evolved from bacteria, later from assemblies of bacteria. The advent of molecular systematics challenged this view. In 1977, Woese divided the prokaryotes into two groups based on 16S rRNA sequences, called the k...

Classical genetics

... Classical genetics consists of the techniques and methodologies of genetics that predate the advent of molecular biology . A key discovery of classical genetics in eukaryotes , was genetic linkage . The observation that some genes do not segrega...

Bacterium

...g world, together with the eukaryotes . Eukaryotes were generally believed to have evolved from bacteria, later from assemblies of bacteria. The advent of molecular systematics challenged this view. In 1977, Woese divided the prokaryotes into two groups based on 16S rRNA sequences, called the k...

Genetics

...icles: Classical genetics , Mendelian inheritance Classical genetics consists of the techniques and methodologies of genetics that predate the advent of molecular biology . After the discovery of the genetic code and such tools of cloning as restriction enzymes , the avenues of investigation o...

Human

... lifestyle, other natural resources such as fertile land for growing crops and grazing livestock , or seasonally by populations of prey . With the advent of large-scale trade and transport infrastructure, immediate proximity to these resources has become unnecessary, and in many places these factors are...

Twin

...tuses. If there are three, they are called triplets; four, quadruplets; five, quintuplets; six, sextuplets, seven, septuplets, and so on. Before the advent of ovulation-stimulating drugs, triplets were quite rare (approximately 1 in 8000 births) and higher order births so rare as to be almost unheard of. ...
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Sequencing

... obtained by academic researchers, using... ... nsiŋ ) ( cell and molecular biology ) The determination of the sequence of nucleotides in ... advent of DNA sequencing has significantly accelerated ... Shotgun sequencing In genetics , shotgun sequencing , also known as shotgun cloning ,...

Molecular evolution

... biochemistry", but the field of molecular evolution came into its own in the 1960s and 1970s, following the rise of molecular biology. The advent of protein sequencing allowed... We can observe molecular evolution in DNA, and also in amino acid changes in proteins. ... The molecula...

Classical genetics

...consists of the techniques and methodologies of genetics that predate the advent of molecular biology. A key discovery of classical genetics in eukaryo...consists of the techniques and methodologies of genetics that predate the advent of molecular biology History of genetics The history of genetics is ...
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