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HJF publishes handbook on managing pain of battlefield trauma

Rockville, Md. (April 24, 2009) The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. has released a one-of-a-kind publication intended to educate anesthesiology residents in the art and science of advanced battlefield regional anesthesia techniques and acute pain medicine...

Life-Saving News for Battlefield Soldiers & Wounded Civilians

FDA Clears Product to Stop Severe Bleeding BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A lightweight, pre-mixed, dressing compound that is scientifically-proven to stem high-pressure bleeding in moderate to severe wounds has received FDA clearance after six weeks of review. Availabi...

Life-Saving Technology Expands Globally to Military Branches - Transforming the Way Medical Care is Documented on the Battlefield

Five-million battlefield electronic health records now available worldwide WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker today announced continued expansion of medical information technology to support a comprehensive electronic health record led by th...

Early predictive model may be new 'weapon' against leading cause of death on battlefield

CHICAGO (October 24, 2007) -- Combat physicians in war-torn areas like Iraq and Afghanistan may be able to accurately predict which casualties require massive blood transfusions (MT), and thereby increase a soldier's chances of survival, according to research published in the October issue of The ...

Makers of the High-Tech 'Thermal Angel Blood Warmer' Say Lawmakers Should Look for Private Sector Solutions During Health Care Debate

...gy which regulates temperature almost 5,000 times per second. It also requires only 30 seconds to set up and start delivering warm fluid in either a battlefield or commercial healthcare setting. Jay Lopez, along with his father, Leonard Lopez, the company's chairman, and his brother, Brandon Lopez, vic...

Next-Generation Hemostatic Dressing Available for Military Emergencies

...-folded hemostatic chitosan dressing, designed for battlefield and acute care use and is proven effective on seve...ostatic HemCon® Bandages , saving lives on the battlefield since 2003, comes a uniquely formulated chitosan i...ed gauze dressing. Designed to offer the latest in battlefield care requirements, this hemostatic dressing is for...

Next-Generation Hemostatic Dressing Available for Military Emergencies

...-folded hemostatic chitosan dressing, designed for battlefield and acute care use and is proven effective on seve...ostatic HemCon® Bandages , saving lives on the battlefield since 2003, comes a uniquely formulated chitosan i...ed gauze dressing. Designed to offer the latest in battlefield care requirements, this hemostatic dressing is for...

Life-Saving 'Thermal Angel' Blood Warmer Is Immediately Available For Use By U.S. Troops In Harm's Way

... technology which regulates temperature almost 5,000 times per second. It requires 30-45 seconds to set up and start delivering warm fluid in either a battlefield or commercial healthcare setting. As a result of the Thermal Angel's portability, it follows the patient from the initial point of injury, through tra...

Team Develops Anti-Infection Technology

...ch. "These pioneering techniques could be important to the United States because of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan," Li says. "The treatment of battlefield casualties is expensive, and the infection rate runs from 2 percent to 15 percent. In some cases, because the organisms have developed resistance, ant...

Alzheimer's Disease: Facing the Facts, Public Television Documentary Wins Emmy Award

...adition of providing public television stations with program choices that strengthen and customize their schedules, such as JFK: Breaking the News , battlefield Britain , Globe Trekker , Rick Steves' Europe , Great Museums , Jacques Pepin: Fast Food My Way , America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated,...
Battlefield in Medical Technology

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Resubmits IND Application for Proposed 'Op RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients in the Battlefield Setting

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq: BPUR ) announced today that the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) has submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a revised investigational new drug (IND) application to conduct a clinical trial of th...

News from the Battlefield of Metastatic Cancer: Epeius Biotechnologies Draws the Sword of Targeted Gene Delivery (Rexin-G) from the Stone of Chemistry and Physics

SAN MARINO, Calif., June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of a historic landmark in medical oncology and a definitive benchmark in the emerging field of cancer gene therapy. The first clinical report of its kind, L...

Laser Burn Injuries in One Eye Can Disrupt Protective Immune Privilege in Both Eyes, Study Finds

.... This finding, published in the February 2009 American Journal of Pathology, has implications for treating patients with laser burns sustained on the battlefield and in other modern settings. The discovery is also significant because it suggests a previously unknown communication between the two eyes. "Thi...

Advances in Science and Treatment of Pain Presented at 25th Annual American Academy of Pain Medicine Meeting January 28 - 31, 2009

...Addiction, Jisheng Han, MD Saturday, January 31, 2009 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM HAST Coral Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village WAR and PAIN: From battlefield to Back Home Chester 'Trip' Buckenmaier, III, MD COL MC and R. Norman Harden, MD Wednesday, January 28, 2009 3:30 PM - Thursday, January 29, ...

PharmAthene Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial of Nerve Agent Bioscavenger Protexia(R)

...ns (e.g. nerve agents) before they cause neurological damage. Protexia(R) is being developed as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for casualties on the battlefield or civilian victims of nerve agent attacks. Nerve agents belong to a class of compounds known as organophosphate (OP) agents. OP nerve agents, such as...

PharmAthene Presents Data for Protexia(R) and Valortim(R) at 2008 BARDA Industry Conference / PHEMCE Stakeholders Workshop

...s being developed as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for casualties on the battlefield or civilian victims of nerve agent attacks. Valortim(R), in co-development ...s being developed as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for casualties on the battlefield or civilian victims of nerve agent attacks. Nerve agents belong to a class ...

KGI Professor Ian Phillips Awarded Defense Grants for Medical Combat Research

...from the US Department of Defense (DoD) in support of his medical research to reduce battlefield fatalities among American military personnel. "With battlefield injuries, soldiers can bleed to death before medics are able to reach them," said Phillips. "We are working to produce an automatic anti-hemorrhaging ...
Battlefield in Biological News

Star Trek-like technology offers noninvasive monitor for patients and athletes

... there are several areas of health care that could benefit from Venus. However, it is patients treated by emergency personnel on ambulances and on the battlefield that could benefit the most from the technology. "Eventually, we expect first-responders would have these devices, which would provide feedback on...

Field-hospital-on-a-chip project awarded to nanoengineer from UC San Diego

..., tears or blood for biomarkers that signal common battlefield injuries such as trauma, shock, brain injury or fatigue. Once the system detects a battlefield injury, it will automatically administer the prope...eached a field hospital. "Since the majority of battlefield deaths occur within the first 30 minutes after inj...

US Air Force grant targets medical evacuation procedures

...of Aerospace Medicine to determine the ideal time to fly that minimizes health complications to injured soldiers due to the rush to move them from the battlefield into a safe zone. "There is a sense of urgency about getting these wounded soldiers to a cleaner, safer environment," explains Col. Warren Dorlac,...

Annual C4ISR Integrated Conference and Big 25 Awards Banquet

...al Big 25 Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, October 16, 2008 honoring programs, technologies and organizations that are making a difference on the battlefield or in the defense of civilians against terrorists and insurgents. The 25 honorees were chosen on the basis of five categories; agencies and organizati...

Arbor Vita and WRAIR sign CRADA for traumatic brain injury collaboration

...c. will provide a unique opportunity for conducting advanced preclinical neuroprotection research in a model of brain injury that mimics some types of battlefield injuries. The ultimate goal of the program is the advanced development of a novel therapy for the acute treatment of brain injury. Traumatic brai...

UCSB chemistry professor receives top military award for life-saving gauze

... in Florida. The ATACCC convention is the premier scientific meeting on the battlefield medical needs of the nation's soldiers and on recent advances in trauma sur...e who knowingly are in harm's way, it is particularly important." Severe battlefield injuries present unique problems in stemming blood loss, which is the prima...

Hyperviscous fluids: Better treatment for severe blood loss

...the blood, said Intaglietta. Even as late as World War II and the Vietnam Way, it was thought that adding isotonic fluids to replace blood lost on the battlefield would be good because it lowered blood viscosity, making it easier for the heart to pump. Intaglietta said that while more research is needed, Our ...

Rice and UT-Houston join DOD push for regenerative medicine

...maxillofacial surgery at Lackland Air Force Base's Willford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio. "This new grant presents the opportunity for improving battlefield management and outcome for hard-tissue injuries that are sustained by our military members." Each of AFIRM's civilian consortiums was awarded $42.5...

Portable device quickly detects early Alzheimer's

...up by DETECT. A version of the system designed to detect mild concussions on the sidelines of a football game, during other high-impact sports or on a battlefield is still being tested. ...

K-State specialist in tick-borne pathogens receives $1.8 million grant

...t that first line of defense, making the infection persist and the subsequent illness difficult to get rid of. "It's like the enemy entering into a battlefield and knowing exactly where the landmines are and diffusing them all," Ganta said. Over the last five years, Ganta's research team has been working u...
Battlefield in Biological Technology

Organogenesis, Inc. to Develop Regenerative Medicine Therapies for U.S. Military Battlefield Injuries

Consortium Wins Grant to Form New Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM) CANTON, Mass. and WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis, Inc., the world's most successful regenerative medicine company, announced today that it is part of a conso...

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake to Join the Cellphire Board of Directors

... "I am excited about the potential of Thrombosomes(R) to save lives on the battlefield and in emergency rooms throughout the US. I am eager to contribute to the e...h could potentially be effective in stopping uncontrollable bleeding on the battlefield or in trauma. Platelets can only be stored for 5 days and cannot be provide...

PharmAthene to Present Data for Protexia(R) and Valortim(R) at HHS PHEMCE Stakeholders Workshop 2008

...Protexia(R), a recombinant version of human butyrylcholinesterase (BChE), is being developed as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for casualties on the battlefield or civilian victims of nerve agent attacks. Valortim(R), in co-development with Medarex, Inc., is a fully human monoclonal antibody designed to treat ...

CryoLife's Earnings Per Share Increased 180 Percent to $0.14 in Second Quarter of 2008 from $0.05 in Second Quarter of 2007

... million was received from the U.S. Department of Defense as advance funding for the development of BioFoam protein hydrogel technology for use on the battlefield and $5.0 million was designated as long-term restricted money market funds due to a financial covenant requirement under the Company's credit agreemen...

Sirnaomics and GRL Establish Partnership for the Development of Two Multi-Targeted RNAi Therapeutics Products

...oping innovative technologies to serve the pharmaceutical industry and the discovery of novel therapeutics to treat diseases and conditions related to battlefield medicine and military personnel. GRL currently holds proprietary technologies on the use of an Epoxy Encapsulated Magnetic Nanoparticle (EEMNP) system...

Credit-card-sized platform for volatile compound analysis CAREER project goal

...workers, for instance, could easily carry GC Matrix instruments into areas devastated by floods to test water for toxic chemicals, and soldiers on the battlefield could test the air within seconds for signs of chemical warfare agents. Every CAREER award project includes an educational component. Agah will dev...

Chippewa Valley Draws Defense Dollars

... EAU CLAIRE, WI- Efforts at improving communication and technology in the battlefield could help to improve the economic outlook of the Chippewa Valley. Thanks in large part to efforts by Rep. Dave Obey (D-7th District), several Chip...

Diamond Film May Enable Critical New Sensors For Bioterror

...med with biological weapons, high on the wish list of security agencies and battlefield commanders is a quick and easy way to detect the presence of dangerous biol...lms are chemically durable and they are electrochemically durable." In a battlefield environment such as the ones U.S. troops may encounter in a war with Iraq, ...

Talent Constellations or Talent Communities Choosing the Right Talent

...ity to tune your talent strategy. While the battles for talent might appear to have calmed, the long-term winners will be those firms who move beyond battlefield tactics to long-term winning strategies. Real competitive advantage comes from making a clear choice in your overall talent strategy and fundamentall...

Making the most of stem cells

...Moreover, it would make blood products more readily available for emergencies and mass casualty events, and in remote and difficult settings such as a battlefield environment. The work by Palecek, de Pablo and Ji, which was supported by a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is al...
Battlefield in Biological Definition

Alexander Fleming

...at the Academy in Kilmarnock . He later attended St Mary's Hospital medical school in London until World War I broke out. He participated in a battlefield hospital with many of his colleagues in the fronts of France . Being exposed to the horrific medical infections by the dying soldiers, he returned t...
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