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$10 Million in Startup Funding Approved for Maryland Health Information Exchange

BALTIMORE, Aug 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of the national health care reform debate, Maryland has taken an important step in fostering the use of interoperable technology to reduce health care costs and improve the quality of care for all Marylanders. The He...

Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology , a syndicated report analyzing treatment practices, attitudes and perceptions based on online survey results from over 200 US Nephrologists. The survey was fielded in late May and f...

Zogenix and Astellas Enter Exclusive Co-Promotion Agreement in the US for Newly Approved Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM)

SAN DIEGO and DEERFIELD, Ill., August 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. ("Zogenix"), a privately held pharmaceutical company and Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas"), announced today their exclusive co-promotion agreement for Sumavel DosePro (sumatriptan injection) needle-free delive...

INVEGA(R) Approved as the First and Only Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder

TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first and only antipsychotic for the acute treatment of schizoaffective disorder. INVEGA(R) (paliperidone) extended-release tablets were approved for the acute treatment of ...

Humanitas Designated as Approved Provider by California Board of Registered Nursing for Continuing Education Course Credit and Units

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Humanitas, Inc., a woman-owned small business, announced that it met the stringent criteria to be designated as an Approved Provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Humanitas offers a variety of educati...

Neusoft Medical's Latest Innovation, NeuViz 16 CT Scanner, Approved by FDA for the U.S. Market

SHENYANG, China, July 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd. (Neusoft Medical), a wholly owned subsidiary of Neusoft Corporation (600718.SH), officially announced that its newly developed Computed Tomography(CT) system, NeuViz 16 multi-slice CT scanner, has been approved by ...

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ASMANEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Dry Powder Inhaler) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Patients

KENILWORTH, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced that Schering-Plough K.K., the company's country operation in Japan, has received marketing approval for ASMANEX TWISTHALER (mometasone furoate dry powder inhaler) for the treatment of bro...

Glivec(R) is the First Adjuvant Treatment Approved in the UK to Delay Return of Gastrointestinal Cancer After Surgery

FRIMLEY, England, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- - Glivec(R) (imatinib) Now Approved in the UK for Post-Surgery Treatment of Patients With KIT (CD117)-Positive Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST), who are at Significant Risk of the Cancer Returning After Surgery(1) - Use of Glivec(R) ...

Video: Afinitor(R) Approved in US as First Treatment for Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer After Failure of Either Sunitinib or Sorafenib

- Afinitor more than doubled time without tumor growth and reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 67% compared with placebo - Only once-daily oral cancer treatment to directly target mTOR, a protein inside the cell that controls tumor cell division and blood vessel growth - ...

CSL Behring Receives Orphan-Drug Exclusivity for RiaSTAP(TM), First and Only Approved Treatment of Acute Bleeding Episodes in Patients with Congenital Fibrinogen Deficiency

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring has been informed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that because RiaSTAP(TM) is the first FDA-approved treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, the company is entitled to seven ye...

Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

First and Only Approved Platelet Producer in Europe Represents New Treatment Approach for Serious Chronic Autoimmune Disorder ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorisation for Np...

Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

CPF Calls on Manufacturer and FDA to Expedite Review of Pirfenidone as Treatment for PF SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is calling this a historic time in the research and treatment of PF, as a pivotal Phase III clinical trial is ...
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RESTOREADVANCED Neurostimulator

Description:... RESTOREADVANCED is a rechargeable neurostimulator equipped with a battery that can be recharged. This battery has a 9-year FDA approved battery life. It is the longest lasting battery on the market. This is helpful to people who require stronger stimulation to relieve their pain. What ...
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

CosmoDerm®and CosmoPlast® Collagen Replacement Therapy®

Description:... CosmoDerm and CosmoPlast are dermal fillers approved for the correction of facial wrinkles, acne scars and other soft tissue contour deficiencies, as well as for the restoration of the lip border. The co...
Company:INAMED Aesthetics

BOTOX® Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Type A

Description:...hat can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people from 18 to 65 years of age. It is the only treatment of its type approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). BOTOX® Cosmetic is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium, which reduces t...
Company:Allergan, Inc.

Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2006

Description:...ective, current, and accurate drug administration information in a quickly accessible format. The fully revised 2006 edition includes the latest drugs approved by the FDA with key nursing implications are highlighted throughout. This include Prototype Drugs for easier learning....
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

Thomson CenterWatch Pipeline Intelligence

Description:...ts to help you monitor and stay abreast of medical breakthroughs on the frontiers of medicine: Drugs in Clinical Trials, Clinical Trial Results, Newly approved Drugs, Clinical Trials Listing Service™....
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

Tag-It Cystic Fibrosis ASPE Mix

Description:... The Tag-It™ Cystic Fibrosis ASR reagents can be used by high complexity CLIA approved laboratories for detection of up to 70 mutations and 6 variants (polymorphisms) in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene...
Company:Tm Bioscience Corporation
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American Dietetic Association

... Certification Registered Dietitian (RD) Requirements include the following items: Minimum Bachelor's degree with coursework approved by ADA's accreditation on dietitics education. This coursework included food science , nutrition, computer science , biochemistry , microbiology ,...

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...arch 11, 1997. [4] In June 2001, the DOD halted vaccination due to non-FDA approved changes in BioPort's manufacturing process [5] . On June 28, 2002 , in t... are forced to take the vaccine,” which the suit says has not been properly approved by the government, despite the Food and Drug Administration issuing its “fi...

Artecoll

...Artes Medical, Inc, Artecoll has been used in Europe for many years. It was approved by the U.S. FDA in December, 2006, to treat nasolabial folds with the add... U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval Before Artecoll was approved by the U.S. FDA, it was studied in 251 subjects at eight medical centers in...

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy

...Lithotripsy). In more recent years this type of technology has become popular in the treatment musculo-skeletal conditions. Presently it is only FDA approved for treatment of plantar heel spurs, plantar fasciitis and tennis elbow. In the future approval may be given to treat patella tendinitis, shoulder ten...

Medical writing

...onal medical writing . Regulatory writing is writing documents for regulatory agencies so that drugs, devices and biologics are approved, and stay approved for marketing to humans. Regulatory documents can be huge and are formulaic; they include clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, patient in...

Sexual orientation and medicine

...an Hamer publishes a paper suggesting a genetic component to sexual orientation. [3] 1995 Saquinavir , the first protease inhibitor is approved for public use by the FDA . HAART radically changes the prognosis of HIV/AIDS . 1996 The US Department of Defense includes homosexuality ...
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Tolmetin

... information on prescription and over the counter medications includes drug interactions, uses, side effects, and drug dosing. Accurate, FDA approved Tolmetin information for healthcare professionals and patients - brought ... Tolmetin sodium is contraindicated for the treatment of ... P...

Therapeutic

... of a drug is the amount needed to treat a disease. ... Non-Custom Therapeutic Footwear. Ocular Prosthetics ... Successfully complete an NCOPE approved therapeutic shoe fitter educational course ... 'One in four' is the pi of the therapeutic society. ... Therapeutic pi confirms human degrada...

Subcutaneous

...cother. ... Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), and Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... RELISTOR subcutaneous injection is approved in the United ... ...

Stimulants

...ilepsy and seizure diagnosis, treatment, and information for Professionals ... Stimulants ... Currently available stimulants and the dose ranges approved by ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Stimulants ... Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category: Stimulants " Categories: ...

School

...hool . ... Key School's greatest strengths are its students, its faculty and its program. ... your description ... The 2009-10 calendar has been approved by the School Committee. ... School Events Calendars ... School provides updated news and reviews you want to see. ... Choose the Right Culi...

Ritalin

...d to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD) and narcolepsy. ... Do not use Ritalin if you have used an MAO inhibitor such as ... Accurate, FDA approved Ritalin information for healthcare professionals and patients ... Ritalin in the SR tablets is more slowly but as extensively ... Describes on...
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Self-assembling nano-fiber gel delivers high concentrations of clinically approved drugs

BOSTON, Mass. (Oct. 20, 2008) -- Two teams of scientists from Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology (HST) at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a new self-assembling hydrogel drug delivery system that is biocompatible, efficient at drug release, and easy to tailor. Importa...

Research approved for Hawaiian military training area

ARLINGTON, Va.On October 17, the Strategic Environmental Research Development Program scientific advisory board approved a $1.7 million proposal to study ways to restore tropical dry forests where military training is conducted in Hawaii and other Pacific Islands. The Strategic Environmental Re...

Nanoparticle Breast Cancer Drug Approved by FDA

Research at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine played a significant role in Food and Drug Administration approval of Abraxane (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension), indicated for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. "The approval means that women with...

More than half of Texas physicians do not always recommend HPV vaccine to girls

... the American Association for Cancer Research. "Two years after the FDA approved the vaccine, the study suggests that additional efforts are needed to encou...man papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been mired in controversy since it was approved in 2006. Texas placed itself at the center of that controversy early on wit...

Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research

...urity and tackling some of science's toughest challenges." Among the new approved projects are: Several initiatives to advance civilian supercomputing, ...th this third and final round of projects, the Obama Administration has now approved projects covering the full $1.6 billion that the DOE Office of Science rece...

Restoring a natural root signal helps to fight a major corn pest

...mous financial losses. Current methods to control the rootworm pest include insecticides, crop rotation and transgenic Bt maize lines that are not yet approved in Europe. After first invading the Balkans, the pest has since 2007 also been found in southern Germany. The corn rootworm larvae feed on root hairs ...
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Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM) (sumatriptan injection) Approved by FDA for Acute Migraine and Cluster Headache: First Product Featuring Novel DosePro Needle-Free Delivery System

SAN DIEGO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. ("Zogenix"), a privately held pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application (NDA) for Sumavel DosePro (sumatriptan injection) needle...

REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients

KENILWORTH, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced that Schering-Plough K.K., the company's country operation in Japan, has received marketing approval for REMERON(R) /Reflex(R) (mirtazapine)15 mg Tablets for the treatment of major depress...

Diamyd(R) Phase III Study Approved for Younger Patients in the US

STOCKHOLM, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamyd Medical reported today that the company has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to include children with type 1 diabetes from 10 years of age in the company's Phase III study with the diabetes vaccine Diamyd(R). ...

Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R) Approved in the European Union

S.MAMEDE DO CORONADO, Portugal and LONDON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Option for Treatment of Epilepsy Patients With Partial Onset Seizures Bial-Portela & CA, S.A., (S. Mamede do Coronado, Portugal, President & CEO Dr Luis Portela), and Eisai Europe Limited (London; C...

AACR 100th Annual Meeting Highlights Superior Ability of InNexus' DXL-Modified Anti-CD20 Antibody to Attach and Kill NHL With Safety Comparable to Approved Antibody Therapies in Preclinical Studies

-- Key Data are New Releases for the Company Building on Milestones with Recent FDA Meetings and Technology Discoveries -- DENVER, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DXL625 monoclonal antibodies appear to be superior to commercial-stage antibodies in their ability to attach and deplete NHL ...

AV-1011 Bird Repellent to Protect Rice Seed Approved for Use in Louisiana and Missouri

NEW CASTLE, Del., March 12 /PRNewswire/ ---- Arkion(R) Life Sciences has received their first ever Section 18 approvals to market AV-1011 Liquid Rice Seed Treatment in Louisiana and Missouri effective March 6, 2009, through March 6, 2010. The EPA approval means that rice growers in t...
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Leukocytes, human - sonicated from AppliChem GmbH

Description:...ication: The Donors are of US origin and have been tested and found to be NEGATIVE for HbsAg, HCV, HIV-1 & 2, Syphilis and HIV-1 Antigen by currently approved FDA methods. THIS MATERIAL IS SOLD FOR IN-VITRO DIAGNOSTIC USE ONLY IN MANUFACTURING OR RESEARCH. THIS MATERIAL IS NOT SUITABLE FOR INJECTION....
Company:AppliChem GmbH

HIV-1 p24 ELISA Kit, Alliance (480 Tests) from PerkinElmer

Description:...by the HIV-1 p24 Confirmatory Reagents are considered positive for HIV-1 p24 antigen(s). This kit is intended for research purposes only and is not approved for diagnostic use. ...
Company:PerkinElmer
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Bacterium

...um References Some text in this entry was merged with the Nupedia article entitled Bacteria , written by Nagina Parmar; reviewed and approved by the Biology group (editor: Gaytha Langlois, lead reviewer: Gaytha Langlois, lead copyeditors: Ruth Ifcher and Jan Hogle) Further reading...

Down syndrome

...ry supplements on the market, especially in the USA, mainly involving various combinations of vitamins and minerals, none of these have been medically approved for use in the UK for the mass treatment of people with Down syndrome and none appear to lead to any proven lasting benefits, and all remain highly co...

Bacterium

...um References Some text in this entry was merged with the Nupedia article entitled Bacteria , written by Nagina Parmar; reviewed and approved by the Biology group (editor: Gaytha Langlois, lead reviewer: Gaytha Langlois, lead copyeditors: Ruth Ifcher and Jan Hogle) Further reading...

Gene

... (HGNC ) approve a gene name and symbol (short-form abbreviation ). All approved symbols are stored in Genew , the Human Gene Nomenclature Database . Each symbol is unique and each gene is only given one approved gene symbol. It is necessary to provide a unique symbol for each gene so t...

Monoclonal antibody

...es for cancer treatment 2.2 Chimeric and humanized antibodies 2.3 FDA approved monoclonal antibodies Production If a foreign substance (a...etically engineered mice that produce more human-like antibodies. FDA approved monoclonal antibodies This is a list adapted from information in a 2003 ...

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

... both neurobiologically and clinically over the last years, are not yet understood. Newer medications The majority of medications most recently approved to treat depression work on multiple neurotransmitters. Venlafaxine and duloxetine are both members of the SNRI class of antidepressant medica...
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Transgenic animals

...es ... No. Most transgenic animals under development are regulated by one or more FDA Centers. ... To date, no transgenic animals have been approved for use as human food. ... We suggest that you establish a PCR assay to rapidly identify transgenic animals . ... Animals are tested with bo...

Tetracycline

...cludes tetracycline side effects, interactions and indications. ... Tetracycline can make birth control pills less effective. ... Accurate, FDA approved Tetracycline information for healthcare professionals and patients - brought to you by Drugs.com. ... Tetracycline is a yellow, odorless, ... ...

Synapse

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Symbiosis

...g Symbiosis Events Super Hero Street Faire . 25 July 2009 Info about Past Symbiosis Events Sand by the Ton. ... Symbiosis has been delivering approved training courses within the UK ... ©2007 Symbiosis , 47 The Parade, Royal Priors, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 ... Symbiosis ... An intera...

Ribonucleotides

...many viruses, ... Ribonucleotides , the building blocks of RNA, are molecules that consist of a ... Flavour enhancer 635 ( ribonucleotides ) was approved in Australia in December 1994. ... Ribonucleotides are not permitted in foods intended specifically for ... ... to the four classical ribonucleo...

Resolution

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