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Systech Augments Key Departments to Drive Operational Excellence and International Support

Enhancements facilitate continued expansion of serialization initiatives CRANBURY, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Systech International, the innovator of Packaging Execution Systems (PES) for the pharmaceutical industry, today announced organizational enhancements including the expansion of its ...

ViroPharma Augments Senior Management

- Company Appoints Thomas Doyle Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Promotes Peter Wolf to Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors - EXTON, Pa., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) announced tod...

Shoe Shopping Augments Health of Fairer Sex!

Going shoe shopping really is good for the fairer sex, for a new study has found that buying a pair of high heels makes a womans heart beat as fast as if she has just had a grueling workout. Dr Linda Papadopoulos, a TV psychologist, carried out her study on a group of 35 women and found th...

Tai Chi Augments Immune Response Against Shingles

Effect of Tai chi on the immune response on older people was studied by Professor Michael Irwin, from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).// It was found that immune system was better in people who performed tai chi which a westernized version of Chinese martial art and is a slow movem...

Spa Chefs Prepare You for a Healthy Summer

... at home using ingredients that can be purchased anywhere," said Executive Chef Paisarn Cheewinsiriwat. The Elmwood Spa , Toronto, ON - "Food augments the spa experience by highlighting the importance of balancing nutritional intake with healthy, appealing and varied choices. We offer vegetarian and ...

Aethlon Medical Releases Shareholder Letter to Discuss the Treatment of Hepatitis-C Virus (HCV)

...ibits viral replication through selective adsorption of circulating HCV and augments the immune response by removing toxic proteins shed from HCV to kill-off im... treatment applications of the Hemopurifier(R). The Hemopurifier(R) augments the immune response by removing toxic proteins shed from HCV to kill-off im...

CBLPath Opens Manhattan Facility

...itan area physicians. Licensed by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), the new facility is located at 400 East 66th Street, Suite 2D, and augments CBLPath's state-of-the-industry 66,000-square-foot main laboratory facility, which is located at 760 Westchester Avenue in Rye Brook, N.Y. &q...

Water Street Healthcare Partners Expands Team With Senior Investment Professionals

... Chicago Private Equity Firm augments Team to Support Continued Investment Activity and Growing Group of Health Care Companies CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Water Street Healthca...

U.S. FDA Licenses Sanofi Pasteur's New Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility

...licensure of this facility today is for production of the company's seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine, Fluzone(R), Influenza Virus Vaccine , and augments the current Fluzone vaccine production capacity in the U.S. Sanofi Pasteur invested in the construction of this new $150 million, 140,000 square-foot...

PatientCentral Technologies, LLC and VerdaSee Solutions, Inc. Team Up With Congressional Staff in Washington, DC for Disaster Preparedness

...nities to better manage supplies and human resources," states Matt Davies, Vice President, Information Technology for PatientCentral. "This technology augments existing information processes to promote reliable and accurate exchange of information and provide better insight for community-based and inter-agenc...
Augments in Medical Technology

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...I, which suggests that mindful eating may play an important role in long-term weight maintenance, Kristal said. "Mindful eating is a skill that augments the usual approaches to weight loss, such as dieting, counting calories and limiting portion sizes. Adding yoga practice to a standard weight-loss pro...

Novel Valortim(R) Mechanism of Action Data Presented at the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

...on and treatment of inhalational anthrax. Previous mechanism of action data have shown that in addition to inhibiting anthrax toxin, Valortim(R) augments the immune system's ability to kill anthrax bacilli. In an in vitro mouse macrophage model, Valortim(R) enhanced the killing of B. anthracis (ant...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in Phase 2a Clinical Trial in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

...rently no FDA-approved, effective treatment option for their disease. UC San Diego and Raptor understand the need to deliver a treatment solution that augments disease management through diet and exercise and we are dedicated to working together to find a solution for these patients." About Raptor Phar...

Cytopia Concludes Phase I Oral Trial for Vascular-Disrupting Agent, CYT997

...hen administered orally in capsule form every two weeks to patients with a diverse range of solid tumors. Safety and tolerability data from this study augments data obtained in the company's first Phase I study where CYT997 was administered intravenously. Together, these studies suggest that the CYT997 is a p...

Roche Gains Access to Important Oncology Target With Potential for Treating Major Cancers Such as Breast and Lung; First Drug Candidate in Phase I Clinical Testing

...nt, cancer remains a major cause of death and we are committed to investing in the development of new treatment options. In addition, this acquisition augments our research efforts in debilitating diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis." Michael Moore, Chief Executive of Piramed, said: "Since Piramed was for...

Expert Opinion Highlights Avigen's AV411 as Potential New Therapeutic for Neuropathic Pain and Opioid Withdrawal

...ll activation in brain and spinal cord tissues and is effective in treating pain symptoms. Additionally, the article reports that AV411 potentiates or augments morphine analgesia, while counteracting morphine tolerance, as well as diminishing morphine withdrawal behaviors. "Based on all the pre-clinical res...
Augments in Medical Products

Pelvicol® Acellular Collagen Matrix

Description:...atrix delivers the advanced performance benefits of natural tissue exceptional strength, versatility, and durability in a safe, permanent implant that augments the effectiveness of site-specific defect repair in pelvic floor reconstruction. Comprised of sterile, biocompatible, crosslinked porcine dermal colla...
Company:C. R. Bard, Inc.

Jarvik 2000

Description:...inning titanium impeller that pumps blood from the heart at up to 7 liters per minute. Rather than take over for the biological heart, the Jarvik 2000 augments the weakened heart's blood output to help restore a normal blood flow throughout the body. By utilizing the heart's remaining strength, the Jarv...
Company:Jarvik Heart, Inc.

Pelvicol Acellular Collagen Matrix (Continence)

Description:... Delivers the advanced performance benefits of natural tissue exceptional strength, versatility, and durability in a safe, permanent implant that augments the effectiveness of site-specific defect repair in pelvic floor reconstruction. Comprised of sterile, biocompatible, crosslinked porcine dermal colla...
Company:C. R. Bard, Inc.

PFC SIGMA Fixed Bearing Knee System Cruciate - Substituting

Description:...ciate substituting components may be used for primary or revision procedures. The femoral component is modular, allowing for the addition of stems and augments in revision procedures. SPECIALIST 2 Instruments provide for an easy transition from cruciate retaining to cruciate substituting in revision procedure...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

VasoSeal VHD KIT 6

Features:...HD provides extravascular sealing to close femoral artery punctures. It does not enlarge the arteriotomy to perform the vascular sealing procedure. It augments what the body does naturally and is designed to leave no foreign pieces behind in the artery....
Company:Datascope Corp.

VasoSeal VHD KIT 7

Features:...HD provides extravascular sealing to close femoral artery punctures. It does not enlarge the arteriotomy to perform the vascular sealing procedure. It augments what the body does naturally and is designed to leave no foreign pieces behind in the artery....
Company:Datascope Corp.

VasoSeal VHD KIT 5

Features:...HD provides extravascular sealing to close femoral artery punctures. It does not enlarge the arteriotomy to perform the vascular sealing procedure. It augments what the body does naturally and is designed to leave no foreign pieces behind in the artery....
Company:Datascope Corp.

VasoSeal VHD KIT 3

Features:...HD provides extravascular sealing to close femoral artery punctures. It does not enlarge the arteriotomy to perform the vascular sealing procedure. It augments what the body does naturally and is designed to leave no foreign pieces behind in the artery....
Company:Datascope Corp.

VasoSeal VHD KIT 2

Features:...HD provides extravascular sealing to close femoral artery punctures. It does not enlarge the arteriotomy to perform the vascular sealing procedure. It augments what the body does naturally and is designed to leave no foreign pieces behind in the artery....
Company:Datascope Corp.

VasoSeal VHD KIT 4

Features:...HD provides extravascular sealing to close femoral artery punctures. It does not enlarge the arteriotomy to perform the vascular sealing procedure. It augments what the body does naturally and is designed to leave no foreign pieces behind in the artery....
Company:Datascope Corp.
Augments in Biological News

Simple chemical procedure augments therapeutic potential of stem cells

BOSTON, Mass. (Oct. 31, 2008) Adult stem cells resemble couch potatoes if they hang out and divide in a dish for too long. They get fat and lose key surface proteins, which interferes with their movement and reduces their therapeutic potential. Now, via a simple chemical procedure, researchers ha...

CO2 increase in the atmosphere augments tolerance of barley to salinity

This release is available in Spanish . In future, climate change will bring an increase in salty surfaces on the Earth and in the concentration of CO 2 in the atmosphere. However, this higher CO 2 has some positive effects on the physiology of barley plants and increases its tolerance...

$300,000 donation from BP includes solar vehicle for UH

...unds of torque and making it one of the most powerful all-terrain vehicles available in its category. BP Solar's 185-watt, photovoltaic solar panel augments the vehicle's battery system, giving it more operational range. It offers a quiet, yet powerful mode of transportation with no noise and less pollutio...

New infant feeding and obesity research adds insight to ongoing issue

...etermining the association of infant feeding and health outcomes and the strength of any possible associations. Additionally, he added that his study augments the current literature on infant feeding, as "few studies have examined whether the duration of breastfeeding is associated with fatness in adult life...

Green skies: Engineer's work may reduce jet travel's role in global warming

...ansportation in the nation, or roughly 2.7 percent of the country's total greenhouse gas emissions. The second research program, supported by NetJets, augments Dryer's fundamental MURI work and brings in additional expertise from the Princeton Environmental Institute to develop "greener" alternative fuels. ...

Gender, coupled with diabetes, affects vascular disease development

...se substances was also observed during exposure to L-NAME (which blocks production of nitric oxide, a potent artery relaxer) and neuropeptide Y (which augments the restriction of blood vessels). The investigators found that: in the early stage of the disease, both male and female diabetics experience...

Eating protein boosts hormone that staves off hunger

... intake by a third in both normal-weight and obese people when given by injection. "We've now found that increasing the protein content of the diet augments the body's own PYY, helping to reduce hunger and aid weight loss," said Medical Research Council clinician scientist Rachel Batterham of University Co...

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center: Harnessing the measles virus to attack cancer

...this protein, entering the glioblastoma multiforme tumor. Upon entry, the virus begins to spread, infecting nearby tumor cells and fusing them, which augments the effect of infection and increases cancer cell death. Mayo's research team has an ongoing clinical study for ovarian cancer. "We've seen early...

Fitting in: Newly evolved genes adopt a variety of strategies to remain in the gene pool

...ifferential regulation of duplicates fine-tunes pathway usage, and (4) gene dosage, where the increased expression provided by the duplicate gene copy augments production of the corresponding protein. Their results, which appear in the October issue of the journal Genome Research , indicate that no sing...
Augments in Biological Technology

SAFC Pharma Augments Assay Development Capabilities

State-of-the-Art Laboratory Complex Enables Expanded Biologics Capabilities ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Pharma(TM), a business segment of SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich(R) group (Nasdaq: SIAL ) , today announced that it has commenced operations at its 7,000 ...

Cardinal Health Completes Biotech Acquisition

...isition helps demonstrate Cardinal Health's commitment to advancing the future of molecular imaging, accelerates the build-out of our PET business and augments our leading network of nuclear pharmacies," said John Rademacher, president and general manager of Nuclear and Specialty Pharmacy Services for Cardina...

Visual i/o Combines Advanced Dynamic Visual Business Intelligence and Search Through New Software

... Interactive data visualization and search augments Cognos BI for faster and better business analysis, reporting and decision-making Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 13, 2009 -- Visual...

Lycera Closes $36 Million Series A Financing

...ears. Visit www.archventure.com for more information. About Clarus Ventures Clarus Ventures is a life sciences venture capital firm that augments its core expertise in investing in biopharmaceuticals and medical technology companies with the deep and diverse expertise of the team in research and...

RoundTable Healthcare Partners Facilitates Product Acquisition for CorePharma

... Leucovorin Calcium augments CorePharma's Growing Product Portfolio LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RoundTable Healthcare Partners ("RoundTable"), an operating-o...

ImmunoVaccine Technologies Signs Agreement with National Institutes of Health to Explore Vaccines for HIV and Malaria

...D is a world leader in the study of infectious and immune-mediated disease, and we look forward to seeing how our enhanced DepoVax(TM) delivery system augments this research," said Dr. Marc Mansour, vice president of R&D at IVT. There are currently a limited number of vaccine formulations capable of ind...

Heptares Secures GBP21 Million in Series A Fund Raising to Accelerate Development of Pipeline of Small Molecules Against High-Value GPCR Drug Targets

...ships with world thought leaders and decision makers allow this team to identify unique investment opportunities and shepherd them to maturity. Clarus augments its core expertise of investing in biopharmaceuticals and medical technology companies with the deep and diverse expertise of the team in research and...

Clarus Ventures Names Two New Partners

...ships with world thought leaders and decision makers allow this team to identify unique investment opportunities and shepherd them to maturity. Clarus augments its core expertise of investing in biopharmaceuticals and medical technology companies with the deep and diverse expertise of the team in research and...

Solar power game-changer: 'Near perfect' absorption of sunlight, from all angles

... layer enhances the antireflective properties of the layer below it. These additional layers also help to "bend" the flow of sunlight to an angle that augments the coating's antireflective properties. This means that each layer not only transmits sunlight, it also helps to capture any light that may have othe...

MedTechIQ Selects TheBrain to Visualize Expansive Biointellingence Database and Connect the Dots Between Life Sciences, Medicine and Venture Capital

...n PersonalBrain for myself and the ability to publish my Brain and perspective for my community members is astounding." TheBrain Technology augments MedTechIQ's business intelligence digital backbone where the organization creates, discovers, manages and shares information on advanced medical techn...
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