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Death Rates Higher for Minority Children Awaiting Heart Transplant

14% for whites, 19% for blacks, 21% for Hispanics and 27% for others, study says WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Minority children waiting for a heart transplant have a higher death rate than white youngsters, say researchers who analyzed eight years of data from the United Net...

Blacks Awaiting Lung Transplants Face Poorer Outcomes

Findings point to significant barriers to accessing timely care for minorities FRIDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Blacks awaiting a lung transplant during a recent 10-year period were less likely to receive a new lung and more likely to die or be removed from the transplant list than ...

Blacks awaiting lung transplants more likely to die or be denied than whites

Blacks with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were less likely to receive a lung transplant and more likely to die or be removed from the transplant list than whites, according to Columbia University Medical Center researchers. These disparities are consistent with those observed am...

New Heart Pump Helps Women Awaiting Transplants

It's smaller than the first-generation device, researchers report SUNDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- An implantable device that helps the heart pump blood -- and is about the size of a "D" battery, one-quarter the weight of the traditional device -- benefits women as well as men who ar...

Artificial Heart , Gives Hope For Patients Awaiting a Heart Transplant

A recent study shows a completely artificial heart could prevent death in critically ill patients and those who are candidates for a heart transplant . The artificial heart implant improved survival rates before receiving actual heart transplants and after transplantation. // The artificial hea...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Vytorin and Zetia Makers Settle Class-Action Suit With Proposed $41.5 Million

...pending $300 million settlement as lead counsel in the DRAM memory antitrust litigation; a $340 million recovery on behalf of Enron employees which is awaiting distribution; a $150 million settlement involving charges of illegally inflated charges for the drug Lupron, and served as co-counsel on the Visa/Mast...

Bionovo Presents Positive Results from Phase 1B Trial of Bezielle for Metastatic Breast Cancer

...oor quality of life at the end of life. There are currently over 160,000 women in the United States living with advanced breast cancer who are eagerly awaiting an oral anticancer drug with minimal side effects that can extend life without profoundly diminishing their quality of life. We are aiming to improve ...

Muskogee Community Hospital Adopts Steril-Aire UVC Lights for Infection Control, Green Benefits

...ciples of the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(R)) rating system for New Construction, and is currently awaiting LEED Gold certification. Steril-Aire, Inc. is a global leader in high-output ultraviolet germicidal solutions. The company's multi-patented UVC...

Report Shows New York City Companies Playing Key Role In Development of New Medicines for Wide Range of Diseases

...l research companies with facilities in New York City, according to a new report released today at the Bronx-Lebanon Medical Center. The medicines are awaiting approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or are in human clinical trials. New York Mets and Yankees legend Darryl Strawberry, a two-t...

AlphaRx Unveils its China Strategy

...with its local partners, plans to develop adjuvant vaccines to treat influenza, such as H5N1 and H1N1 strains. AlphaRx currently has a topical NSAID awaiting near-term registration in China and is developing a second product - GAI-122 - an injectable nanoemulsion, in collaboration with Gaia BioPharma for th...
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American Heart Association Journal Report: Miniaturized Heart Pumps May Be Effective for Children Awaiting Transplant

Study highlights: In a small study, miniaturized heart pumps helped keep children alive who were awaiting a heart transplant. The devices are not approved for general use in the United States. DALLAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent study, nine pediatric patients with sev...

Boehringer Ingelheim Unveils Diabetes Pipeline

...atment. A range of treatment options and combination regimens are needed so physicians can tailor therapy to the individual patient needs. We are now awaiting results from additional ongoing studies which will further assess the full potential of linagliptin for the treatment of type 2 diabetes." DPP-4...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System

...aluate the safety and efficacy of the device in helping to sustain patients awaiting heart transplant who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular... to bring this state-of-the-art, life-sustaining technology to our patients awaiting heart transplant who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular...

Study Data Show Positive European Experience With DuraHeart Left Ventricular Assist Device for Advanced Stage Heart Failure Patients

... Sustained Benefits for Patients awaiting Transplantation ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) shows sustained benefits in pro...

New Report Shows Record Number of Medicines in Development to Treat Leading Causes of Cancer

...panies are testing a record 861 new cancer medicines and vaccines. The medicines listed in the report are being tested in human clinical trials or are awaiting approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Nationwide, cancer is the second leading cause of death, affecting more than 10 million Americ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients

...al in colorectal surgery. Previous meetings with FDA have indicated that no other clinical trials are necessary for NDA approval and so we are eagerly awaiting the results of both trials in anticipation of our NDA filing and future commercial launch of the product in the U.S." About Gentamicin Surgical ...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reports Clinical Progress in the DuraHeart(TM) U.S. Pivotal Trial as NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center Implants First Patient

...aluate the safety and efficacy of the device in helping to sustain patients awaiting heart transplant who are at risk of death due to end-state left ventricular...able to help patients retain a healthy and meaningful quality of life while awaiting a heart transplant or ultimately as a long-term solution to a failing heart...

Report on 300 New Medicines in Development for Heart Disease and Stroke Released in Indianapolis

...life. But heart disease and stroke can strike anyone," said Spitz. The medicines in the report are being tested in human clinical trials or are awaiting approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "In recent years, the development of effective medicines that control blood pressure and chole...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces PRO 2000 Found to Show Promise in Large HIV Prevention Study

... offer a female-controlled method that can be used to protect against the sexual transmission of HIV. "In addition to the HPTN 035 trial, we are awaiting results from the MRC-sponsored trial which will provide data on nearly 10,000 women," continued Dr. Cooper. "These results should be available by the...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Substantial Progress Toward Commercialization and Announces 2009 Goals at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

...estone to date under its contract with the U.S. Government and is currently awaiting authorization to begin delivery of 20,000 doses of ABthrax (raxibacumab) to...age development for the treatment of inhalation anthrax, and the Company is awaiting authorization to begin the delivery of 20,000 doses of ABthrax to the Strat...
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Prechamber for holding Slices

Description:...ogical saline. This initiates a circular flow and oxygen enriched saline which continuously permeates the slices. Slices remain viable for hours while awaiting transfer to an examining chamber....
Company:myNeuroLab.com

VAD System

Features:...ed increased patient survival rates when compared to control patients supported with conventional therapy only Can inhibit organ deterioration while awaiting a donor heart Is approved for reimbursement Is FDA approved for bridge to cardiac transplantation and postcardiotomy recovery of the natural heart...
Company:Thoratec
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Adenovirus

..... Despite evidence for adenovirus oncogenicity in rodents and in tissue culture ... There are 42 adenovirus serotypes with five new types awaiting classification. ... ...
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Nottinghamshire Police First Law Enforcement Agency to Deploy ForensicSoft in United Kingdom

...nd many more. With SAFE's use of Windows, and the rapid and consistent availability of Windows-based device drivers, the forensic market has been long awaiting such a product. "Like most Law Enforcement Digital Forensics Units, we are constantly looking for ways to streamline our procedures without sa...

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

...ort and 1.5% of traffic through a larger port can be handled by the equipment and procedures used in the CSI approach, before the number of containers awaiting inspection starts growing more rapidly than those that can be inspected. Costs varied considerably as well, with the CSI method costing roughly $100...

Beetle shell inspires brilliant white paper

..., the Cyphochilus beetle has bridged the distance between university research and industrial application. There are a great many other natural systems awaiting discovery or detailed study that will certainly do the same." ...

Field Museum paleontologist leads study on two new dinosaurs from China

...ine spacing in the bones of the teen-giant show only moderate decreases in width towards the periphery. Somewhere out there are even larger specimens awaiting discovery." Beishanlong was equipped with hand claws up to six inches in length and relatively powerful forelimbs compared to most other ornithomim...

ESA's water mission on track for launch

... The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite has been in storage at Thales Alenia Space's facilities in Cannes, France since May last year awaiting for a third stage of the Rockot launcher to be assigned to the mission and a slot given for launch from the Russian Plesetsk Cosmodrome 800 km north o...

Climate change expert to discuss grim global warming predictions

...esident, one of the nation's leading climate change experts will speak at the University of Houston and outline the daunting global warming challenges awaiting the next administration. Kevin Trenberth, head of climate analysis at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., will...

GOCE team gearing up for new launch date

...ncher side and the subsequent combined operations with the satellite have led to a calculated launch date of Monday, 27 October 2008 at 15:21 CET. awaiting the final outcome of the failure investigations and the replacement of the affected units, the GOCE team has begun preparatory activities in line with...

Wanted: 40,000 more health IT professionals

... David Wu, D-Ore., author of a bill, H.R. 1467, addressing the need to train more health IT professionals, which the House passed recently and that is awaiting consideration in the Senate. I commend Dr. Hersh for his research on healthcare IT workforce issues. His findings further justify the need for my 10,0...

EPFL Research Day 2008, in the presence of Al Gore

...h Day participants, before receiving a Doctor honoris causa from the hands of EPFL President Patrick Aebischer. Hundreds of students have been eagerly awaiting this conference, during which they will present their research, share project ideas, or gain inspiration from the latest results in other laboratories...

Children's Hospital leads projects to develop nation's first heart assist devices for young children

...ore than 200 heart transplants. Childrens is one of the worlds most experienced centers in the use of VADs to support pediatric transplant patients awaiting donor hearts. Until such time as a pediatric VAD is developed and approved for use, Childrens is one of several hospitals in the United States to ...
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Free White Paper Addresses Challenges of New FDA Regulations Awaiting Combo Product Manufacturers

AGAWAM, Mass., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, free white paper, addressing the challenges of new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations awaiting combination products manufacturers, is now available for download at http://www.microtestlabs.com/combinationpaper . While combination...

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

...ort and 1.5% of traffic through a larger port can be handled by the equipment and procedures used in the CSI approach, before the number of containers awaiting inspection starts growing more rapidly than those that can be inspected. Costs varied considerably as well, with the CSI method costing roughly $100...

Helix BioPharma Announces Q3 2009 Financial Results and Provides Product Development Update

...eparing to conduct a pre-IND meeting with the FDA to confirm its pivotal efficacy trial plans. Helix has submitted its formal meeting request, and is awaiting a reply from the authority confirming their timing availability. The outcome of this meeting along with the success of Helix's remaining GMP manufact...

Sinobiopharma Applies For Two Chinese Patents For Cisatracurium Besylate

...freeze-drying compounds (Application Number 200710127756.2; "Atracurium's freeze-drying compounds"). This patent has already been published and is now awaiting certification. The Company has also applied to SIPO for a Chinese patent for the preparation for separating and purifying Cisatracurim besylate t...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Reports Unaudited First Quarter 2009 Results

...r which GMP certification is pending. Shanghai Celgen's major biogeneric drug candidate, an etanercept, has completed clinical trials and is currently awaiting approval from the PRC State Food and Drug Administration ("SFDA"). In addition, Simcere is entitled to unwind the acquisition and have returned the am...

Baseline Research Indicates High Interest in Centocor-Ortho Biotech's SIMPONI(R)

...scribe the product for their RA patients as soon as it is available. Surveyed Rheumatologists are also highly aware of other late stage biologics awaiting approval such as UCB's CIMZIA(R) and Roche's ACTEMRA(R). 62% of the respondents reported a greater interest in ACTEMRA compared to SIMPONI, primarily...

NeurogesX Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...of peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults either alone or in combination with other medicinal products for pain. The Company is currently awaiting the European Commission's decision on the CHMP's opinion, a process which normally takes approximately 60 to 90 days. NeurogesX' second most adva...

NeurogesX to Hold Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...reatment of peripheral neuropathic pain in non-diabetic adults alone or in combination with other medicinal products for pain. NeurogesX is currently awaiting the European Commission's decision on the CHMP's opinion. NeurogesX' second most advanced product candidate, NGX-1998, is a topically applied, ...

NeurogesX Presents Two Posters at 61st Annual American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

...combination with other medicinal products for pain. NeurogesX is currently awaiting the European Commission's decision on the CHMP's opinion. "Impact of...combination with other medicinal products for pain. NeurogesX is currently awaiting the European Commission's decision on the CHMP's opinion. NeurogesX'...

Bavarian Nordic Publishes its Annual Results 2008

...cancer vaccines in the future. At the end of the year, we submitted the important safety data for IMVAMUNE(R) to the US health authorities and are now awaiting just one approval in order to initiate the delivery of the 20 million doses under the RFP-3 contract. In 2009 we will have a continued strong focus on...
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