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Glenmark Brings to the Notice of the Authorities Irregularities of the Clinical Investigator at its Jamnagar Site in Gujarat

MUMBAI, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A Police Complaint has Been Lodged by Hospital Authorities Citing Fraudulent Activity by the Clinical Investigator Dr. A Bhattacharya Working at the GG Hospital and the MP Shah Medical College - Glenmark Not Only Acts as the Whistle-Blo...

Waters Offers U.S. Water Authorities Complimentary Drinking Water Testing for the Presence of Pharmaceuticals

Baseline Understanding of Exposure Allows for Long-term Monitoring and Development of Solutions MILFORD, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Responding to recent reports regarding findings of trace levels of pharmaceuticals found in U.S. drinking water supplies, W...

Movement Against Cancer, a Cancer Patient Advocacy Group in Russia, Launches an Effort to Inform Russian Authorities and the Public About Inadequate Access of Innovative and Effective Cancer Treatments for Cancer Patients in Russia

- Advocacy Group Urges Russian President Vladimir Putin to Adopt a National Plan Against Cancer - MOSCOW, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Movement Against Cancer, a cancer patient advocacy group in Russia, today launched an effort to inform Russian authorities and the public a...

Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people

Diverse local authority policies and practices throughout the UK are making big differences to the uptake and operation of direct payments a system for supporting people who are receiving community care by enabling them to purchase their own care. New research from the Economic and Social Researc...

Drive for good quality medicines, foods reinforced by USP agreements with Chinese drug authorities

Rockville, Md., June 19, 2009 As part of its efforts to improve the quality of medicines and food ingredients worldwide, the U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention this week reached three new cooperative agreements with Chinese drug control authorities. Because Chinese manufacturers supply so much o...

Statement of concern on detention of Drs. Kamiar and Arash Alaei by Iranian authorities

Boston, MA -- Barry R. Bloom, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, today expressed "deep concern regarding the detention by Iranian authorities of Dr. Kamiar Alaei, a 2007 Masters of Science graduate of our School, and of his brother, Dr. Arash Alaei. The brothers are Iranian physicians wo...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

Dean Carroll, 25, of Coalgate, 60km west of Christchurch, died of blood poisoning a day after being discharged from Christchurch Hospital's emergency department . An independent report into his death was publicly released on Monday at an emotionally charged press conference attended by his...

Czech Authorities Kill 70,000 Birds at H5N1 Farms

Around 70,000 birds have been killed at two Czech poultry farms where the H5N1 strain of bird flu, which is potentially fatal to humans, was confirmed this week, veterinary authorities said Friday . Czech authorities have also decided to kill a further 70,000 birds, mostly chickens and turk...

Jail Authorities Warning Makes Paris Start Eating Prison Food

Prison authorities warned Paris Hilton to be prepared for an intravenous drip if she continued to refuse prison food, as the hotel heiress health began to worry them . As soon as the socialite was transferred back to the LA prison after correctional treatment for her medical condition, the ...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

Millions of tax dollars are being spent to demolish vacant houses and buildings and open up green space in Youngstown in northeast Ohio . The hope is the tough, blue-collar environment of the gritty city could be redefined that way parks may grow, crime may drop and property values may rise. ...

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Authorities in Medical Technology

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...tine health exams in three different wildlife sanctuaries. They were primarily wild-born animals brought to the sanctuaries after being confiscated by authorities or abandoned by human owners. In Ivory Coast scientists from the Robert Koch Institute and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology collecte...

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

... an investigational drug and the first in a new class of drugs called BLyS-specific inhibitors. No new drug for lupus has been approved by regulatory authorities in more than 50 years. Belimumab is being developed by HGS and GSK under a co-development and commercialization agreement entered into in August 2006...

Sosei and Vectura Announce Start of Phase III Clinical Study With NVA237

...ion with Novartis' investigational once-daily, long-acting beta2-agonist (LABA) indacaterol (QAB149), which was filed for approval with the regulatory authorities as a monotherapy treatment for COPD at the end of 2008. The combination of NVA237 and indacaterol is known as QVA149. NDA submissions are expected to ...

Jazz Pharmaceuticals and UCB Announce Second Phase III Study of Sodium Oxybate in Patients With Fibromyalgia Meets Primary Endpoints

...treatment arms: sodium oxybate 4.5 g/night, sodium oxybate 6 g/night, or placebo. The primary outcome measure, viewed by both U.S. and E.U. regulatory authorities as a clinically meaningful endpoint, was the proportion of patients who achieved at least 30 percent reduction in pain from baseline to endpoint based...

Amicus Therapeutics Commences Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Amigal(TM) for the Treatment of Fabry Disease

...s and uncertainties. For example, with respect to statements regarding the goals, progress, timing and outcomes of ongoing discussions with regulatory authorities and the potential goals, progress, timing and results of clinical trials, actual results may differ materially from those set forth in this release du...

Data Suggest Sodium Oxybate Significantly Improves Pain and the Core Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

...st week at the 2009 Associated Professional Sleep Societies meeting in Seattle, WA. These data have not been evaluated by the FDA or other regulatory authorities for use of sodium oxybate in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Widespread chronic pain is the hallmark of fibromyalgia, but the vast majority of ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease

...afety and efficacy of VIA-2291; -- if the results of the ACS and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised or negated by authorities or by later stage clinical trials; -- our ability to obtain necessary FDA approvals, including to initiate future clinical trials of...

Micromet's Blinatumomab Achieves Primary Endpoint in Phase 2 Study with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients

... Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Carsten Reinhardt, M.D. "We are now looking forward to discussing a pivotal ALL program with the regulatory authorities later this year." (1) Topp, M.S. et al (2009). Blinatumomab (anti-CD19 BiTE(R)) for targeted therapy of minimal residual disease (M...

PharmAthene Submits Proposal to BARDA in Response to Broad Agency Announcement for Advanced Research and Development for Valortim(R)

...completed for Valortim(R). At this point there can be no assurance that Valortim(R) will be shown to be safe and effective and approved by regulatory authorities for use in humans. Copies of PharmAthene's public disclosure filings are available from its investor relations department and our website under t...

PharmAthene Submits SparVax(TM) Regulatory Strategy to FDA

... completed for SparVax(TM). At this point there can be no assurance that SparVax(TM) will be shown to be safe and effective and approved by regulatory authorities for use in humans. Copies of PharmAthene's public disclosure filings are available from its investor relations department and our website under th...
Authorities in Medical Products

Ishihara Test Unlettered Pediatric 10 Plate Book

Description:... Accepted by leading authorities as a simple and accurate method for discovering congenital color blindness of two type total color blindness and red/green blindness. This book is use...
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

Ishihara Test 24 Plate Book

Description:... Accepted by leading authorities as a simple and accurate method for discovering congenital color blindness of two type total color blindness and red/green blindness. This book is use...
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

Ishihara Test 38 Plate Book

Description:... Accepted by leading authorities as a simple and accurate method for discovering congenital color blindness of two type total color blindness and red/green blindness. This book is use...
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

Ishihara Test 14 Plate Book

Description:... Accepted by leading authorities as a simple and accurate method for discovering congenital color blindness of two type total color blindness and red/green blindness. This book is use...
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.
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Gastric lavage

... the patient should be intubated before performing lavage. Indications Gastric lavage is used infrequently in modern poisonings and some authorities have suggested that it not be used routinely, if ever, in poisoning situations. [1] Lavage should only be considered if the amount of poison ingest...

Medicine

...cus 's rejection of Ptolemy 's theories on astronomy). People like Vesalius led the way in improving upon or indeed rejecting the theories of great authorities from the past such as Galen , Hippocrates , and Avicenna / Ibn Sina , all of whose theories were in time almost totally discredited. Such new attit...
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Food additives

...r use (http://www. ... Most food additives are regulated by federal authorities and various ... The benefits of food additives ... Food Additives to Avoid ... All food additives are carefully regulated by federal authorities and various ... Today food and color additives are more strictly regula...

Borrelia

...a in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... genus Borrelia - small flexible parasitic spirochetes having three to ... Leading authorities have contributed chapters on topics such as Borrelia ... The genus Borrelia , in the spirochete phylum, is not closely related to any ... Bo...
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French Authorities Give Sole Approval to GMAT Exam to Collect Biometric Data to Advance Security

MCLEAN, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in its history, the French National Commission for Data Protection and the Liberties (CNIL) has granted approval to a private testing company -- the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) -- to collect biometric data as part o...

When children have breathing problems

... schools associated with the project and through lectures at the University of La Plata, through international publications and by lobbying government authorities and businesses. "At least we have helped change things for children in La Plata already," Andrea Mller is pleased to report: Because the chemical comp...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

...n meetings on specific topics, ECNP aims to facilitate the dialogue and exchange advice between the participating parties, i.e. scientists, regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical industry. Invitation: meet the scientists! Experts will be available for questions by journalists in the course of press...

UH team analyzes Hurricane Ike's effects on waterways, fish contamination

...en College of Engineering professor Hanadi Rifai, who has studied pollution in Houston-area bodies of water in partnership with both state and federal authorities since 2001, is leading the team. "Our work with the Galveston Bay system started in the early '90s with funding from the EPA Galveston Bay National...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

... place that relies on targeting only a small number of containers that U.S. authorities identify as "high-risk" for inspection. Based on detailed data, involving 9... averted. By contrast, the current procedure, implemented by U.S. customs authorities under the Container Security Initiative (CSI), can be cumbersome and costly...

World Day to Combat Desertification focuses on human security

...ssessment and monitoring of desertification and land degradation. EO satellites are able to highlight relevant changes in land use and can provide authorities with an overall picture of key pressures on land, such as burned land due to forest fires, erosion processes and their trends over time. In 2004, ...

Technology guide: Principles -- applications -- trends

...nvolved. He describes the process: "More than 150 experts from both small and large companies, research establishments, universities, associations and authorities contributed to the Technology Guide's 13 topic areas, calling on the support of both technology generalists and internationally renowned specialists."...

Improving livestock productivity in Honduras

... visit of the project and assessed the capabilities and future needs of the laboratories in light of project objectives. "It is evident that SENASA authorities and laboratory directors play a key role in implementing new technologies to be more efficient and accurate in the results," he said. Garcia recommend...

ESA map reveals European shipping routes like never before

...espond to the pattern of detected NO 2 . Sea surface monitoring of ships is very important for observing marine transportation and can help marine authorities ensure admiralty routes are being observed. For instance, the Maritime Safety Committee amended the traffic separation schemes off the coast of Po...

Reducing the roadworks

...ing. A sector-wide seminar at The University of Nottingham on June 11th brings together these pioneering researchers, utilities companies and local authorities to reveal the results of a major project that aims to unclog Britain's traffic arteries. For the past three years the VISTA project has been workin...
Authorities in Biological Technology

Australian Authorities (TGA) First to Grant Final Product Approval for Intercell's Vaccine to Prevent Japanese Encephalitis

VIENNA, Austria, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today announced that the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) granted product approval for the company's vaccine to prevent Japanese Encephalitis. This final decision step for the new vaccine follows the p...

Cephalon's EFFENTORA Receives Positive Opinion from European Regulatory Authorities for the Management of Breakthrough Cancer Pain

FRAZER, Pa. and MAISONS-ALFORT, France, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc., (Nasdaq: CEPH ) announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has issued a positive opinion regarding EFFENTORA(TM), the company...

Bavarian Nordic Receives USD 25 Million Milestone Payment After Submission of Important IMVAMUNE(R) Data to The U.S. Health Authorities

KVISTGARD, Denmark, November 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bavarian Nordic has invoiced the U.S. authorities for another milestone payment of USD 25 million as allowed under the RFP-3 contract to manufacture and deliver 20 million doses of the company's IMVAMUNE(R) smallpox vaccine. This milest...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

...rnal of Medicine claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a significant improvement in patients' pain and ability to function normally. ...

Novavax Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ms, and in particular, continue our work on a VLP vaccine candidate against the 2009 pandemic H1N1 strain, so that we are ready to serve public health authorities in the U.S. as well as in foreign countries." The anticipated milestones for the remainder of 2009 include: Release top-line res...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

...o pivotal clinical trials and there can be no assurance that the regulatory authorities in either the United States or Europe will grant regulatory approval based ...fenidone and there can be no assurance that the U.S. or European regulatory authorities will approve the use of pirfenidone for the treatment of IPF; (x) the resul...

Curis and Debiopharm Sign an Exclusive License Agreement Covering the HSP90 Inhibitor CUDC-305

...uture costs related to the licensed Hsp90 technology, including CUDC-305. Curis currently expects that Debiopharm will file an application with health authorities to begin Phase I clinical testing for CUDC-305 in Fall 2009. Curis will receive an up-front license fee and, pending approval of such application, Cur...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...tructure and to service our debt obligations; and any other factors referenced in our other filings with the applicable Canadian securities regulatory authorities or the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). For a more thorough discussion of the risks associated with our business, see the "Risk Factors" se...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...s and uncertainties. For example, with respect to statements regarding the goals, progress, timing and outcomes of ongoing discussions with regulatory authorities and the potential goals, progress, timing and results of preclinical studies and clinical trials, actual results may differ materially from those set ...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals Names Roy J. Wu as Senior Vice President for Business Development

...al Conference on Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH), which brings together the regulatory authorities of Europe, Japan and the United States and experts from the pharmaceutical industry in the three regions to discuss scientific and technical aspects o...
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Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease from Promega

Description:... D. Dawbarn and S.J. Allen (1995) This book contains up to date reviews by world authorities on current issues relating to the aetiology and treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Several major advances have been made recently which greatly improv...
Company:Promega
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Ebola

...nts' families not to bury their dead inside or close to their homes as tradition dictated, since Ebola could spread from dead bodies . He also called authorities in Kinshasa , the nation's capital, for help. Kinshasa sent a microbiologist and an epidemiologist who performed autopsies on dead patients a...

Sociobiology

..., but extremely controversial. There are persuasive arguments that in some uncivilized environments criminal behavior might be adaptive [1] . Some authorities say that capital punishment may be the traditional way to weed criminal traits from the gene pool. Some types of sociobiological results could j...

Thermoregulation

... skin, and by evaporation of perspiration. The following are approximately the relative amounts of heat lost through these various channels (different authorities give somewhat different figures):faeces and urine about 3, respiration about 20, skin (conduction, radiation and evaporation) about 77. Hence it is cl...

Vitamin

...ists and naturopaths have named various herbs and chemicals "vitamins", even though they are not, including Vitamin T and Vitamin U . Some authorities say that Ubiquinone , also called Coenzyme Q 10 , is a vitamin. Ubiquinone is manufactured in small amounts by the body, like Vitamin D. Colloqui...
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Ethidium Bromide

... and dyes. 4 Percent agarose and resolution limits ... Latex gloves do not protect well from ethidium bromide ... Ethidium bromide is ... authorities either prohibit ethidium bromide discharges, or only allow it in ... is preferred because the ethidium bromide is destroyed. ... Ethidium ...

Cultivar

... a single plant, but should first be propagated to ... ISHS, International Society for Horticultural Science, International Cultivar Registration authorities List ... First check that you do actually have a cultivar . ... ... Nursery comprehensive cultivar catalog with photos ... CULTIVAR CATALOG .....

Centers of origin

...enter of origin is a geographical area where a group of organisms, either domesticated or wild, first developed its distinctive properties. Many authorities believe centres of origin are also centres of diversity. Chapter 12, Centers of Origin , Vicariance Biogeography. Reconstructing ... As ...
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