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Colonoscopy Beats 'Camera Pill' at Catching Colon Cancer

But less invasive detection method still shows promise, scientists say WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers had high hopes for a minimally invasive cancer-screening technique known as capsule endoscopy, but the "camera pill" appears to be less effective than standard colo...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Beats First Call Q2 EPS Estimates by $0.05 on 13% Sales Growth and 57.2% Growth in Net Income

Raises 2008 Annual Sales and Pro Forma EPS Guidance BETHESDA, Md., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) announces net sales of $181.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 an increase of 13.0% from $160.4 million in the prior year's comp...

Experimental Therapy Beats Back One Patient's Melanoma

Doctors used man's own immune system cells to eliminate the disease WEDNESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Patient "Number Four," taking part in an experimental melanoma treatment program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, was a very lucky man. After receiving...

Arimidex Beats Tamoxifen in Keeping Breast Cancer at Bay

After more than 8 years of follow-up, older women taking the newer drug fared better, study finds FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- The aromatase inhibitor drug Arimidex continues to outpace the old standard tamoxifen when it comes to preventing recurrences of hormone-receptor-positi...

Honey Beats Meds at Soothing Kids' Cough

A dose of the sweet stuff helped children sleep, study found TUESDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- With many children's cough syrups being pulled from the market because they don't work, an old folk remedy -- honey -- may work just as well or better, researchers report. In a study of ...

Ultrasound Beats Blood Test for Gauging Ovarian Cancers: Study

Imaging was right 93% of time at determining if tumors were malignant or not THURSDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Ultrasound exams are better than blood tests at identifying whether ovarian tumors are benign or malignant, a team of international researchers reports. Ultrasound corr...

Study: HPV test beats Pap in detecting cervical cancer

This release is available in French . A new study led by McGill University researchers shows that the human papillomavirus (HPV) screening test is far more accurate than the traditional Pap test in detecting cervical cancer. The first round of the Canadian Cervical Cancer Screening Trial (C...

Low-dose Aspirin Beats High-dose After Cardiac Surgery

The use of medicines to fight cardiovascular disease has been a primary focus of research in this area for the past several decades,// as combinations of interventions and medicinal therapy have gradually begun to increase long-term survival rates. Two studies has looked at the measurable im...

Hypertension Treatment: US Beats Europe

Western Europe report researchers from Temple, the University of Chicago, and Stanford, have stated that, by starting treatment for high blood pressure earlier and// being more aggressive, physicians in the United States control hypertension significantly better than their counterparts. Thei...

Dawn Machine Beats Wintertime Blues

Scientists from Columbia University, NY have found a solution for people suffering from winter depression, which is largely triggered by reduced sunlight. Their findings// were published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. They have found a Simulator, named as Dawn Simulator that mimics t...

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Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...s could mean you're having a heart rhythm abnormality, contact your doctor IMMEDIATELY if you feel faint or feel a change in the way that your heart beats (palpitations). Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) is a rare, but serious and sometimes permanent side effect reported with INVEGA((R)) SUSTENNA(TM) and s...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Clinical Benefit in High-Risk Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

...R) Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) device is performed by physicians in the catheterization laboratory. The heart beats normally during the procedure, and therefore does not require a heart-lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Shows Important Clinical Benefit in High Risk Patients With Functional Mitral Regurgitation at 12-Month Follow Up

...p(R) Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) device is performed by physicians in the catheterization laboratory. The heart beats normally during the procedure, and therefore does not require a heart-lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the ...

First Swiss Patients Treated with the Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

...p(R) Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) device is performed by physicians in the catheterization laboratory. The heart beats normally during the procedure, and therefore does not require a heart-lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the ...

Cordex Pharma Announces Strategic Master Services Equity Agreement With Cato BioVentures

...the form of Cordex equity. PSVT is an episodic, rapid, regular heart rate originating in the atria. The heart rate in PSVT can range from 150-250 beats per minute. There are approximately 570,000 persons with PSVT in the United States alone, with an estimated 89,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Pati...

First U.S. Patients Enrolled in the REALISM Continued Access Study

... Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) system is performed by physicians in the catheterization laboratory. The heart beats normally during the procedure, and therefore does not require a heart-lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the ...

Two-Year Follow-Up Data Demonstrates Preservation of Adequate Mitral Valve Area in Patients Treated with the MitraClip(R) System

...Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) system is performed by physicians in the catheterization laboratory. The heart beats normally during the procedure, and therefore does not require a heart-lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the ...

Duska Therapeutics Applies for Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment

...alpitations, pounding in the chest, chest pressure or pain, weakness, shortness of breath, or dizziness. The heart rate in PSVT can range from 150-250 beats per minute. ATPace, a stable liquid formulation of adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) for intravenous injection, is an investigational drug for t...

Dronedarone (Multaq(R)) Reduced the Incidence and Duration of Hospitalization in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

...electrical cardioversion by 31 percent (p<0.001), compared with placebo. Dronedarone also decreased mean heart rate during atrial fibrillation to 78 beats per minute, compared with 87 for placebo (p<0.001). Fewer patients developed permanent atrial fibrillation during the study in the dronedarone group -...

Evalve Expands Executive Leadership Team

...itraClip Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip device is performed by physicians in the catheterization laboratory. The heart beats normally during the procedure, and therefore does not require a heart-lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the ...
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Chilli II Cooled Ablation Catheters

Description:...reatment of ventricular tachycardia (VT) using radio frequency (RF) energy. VT is a serious cardiac arrhythmia characterized by heart rates above 100 beats per minute. The Boston Scientific Chilli II Cooled Ablation System features a patented, closed-loop cooling system designed to reduce complications o...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

Vision Premier Holter System

Features:... Studies using AHA and MIT standardized databases prove Vision Premier software is 99.95% accurate Superimposition provides the ability to overlay beats at various speeds Gives you the flexibility to easily customize your reports and to set clinical limits according to your preferences and protocols...
Company:Quinton Cardiology Systems, Inc.

IQmark Advanced Holter

Features:...classify any beat in the Templates. For quick edit, you can select multiple beats by row, by column, by range, by page or select the entire template and recl...DNN, SDANN and rMSSD. A successive interval plot of normal-to-normal or all beats is provided, as is frequency domain analysis including power distribution i...
Company:Midmark Diagnostics Group

Vision Premier Holter Analysis Systems

Features:...s Comprehensive list of diagnostic codes Automatic categorization into unique morphology forms Superimposition provides ability to overlay beats at various speeds ...
Company:Burdick, Inc.
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Numbering aberrant rhythms

...for a heart arrhythmia in which abnormal heart beats occur every other concurrent beat. A typical examp...y another PVC. The continuation of this pairing of beats is an example of bigeminy. These descriptors can increase depending on the number of beats involved in the abnormal system. If every other be...
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Tachycardia

...ms. ... tachycardia n. A rapid heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute in an adult. ... For more information on tachycardia , visit Br..... Tachycardia : A rapid heart rate, usually defined as greater than 100 beats per minute. ... Ventricular tachycardia is a difficult clinical probl...

Slow heart rate

..., is defined as a resting heart rate of under 60 beats per minute, though it is seldom symptomatic unti...e . If the heart rate is slow , or less than 60 beats a minute, it is ... For most people, a heart rate of 60 to 100 beats a minute while at rest is considered ... A slow ...

Rapid heartbeat

... (of the heart) ... Learn about palpitations (abnormal heart beats, too fast or too slow) and what ... Rapid arrhythmias (greater than 100 beats per minute) are called tachycardias. ... Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome or NMS is a potentially fatal ... rapid heartbeat . altered mental stat...

Nose fracture

...to Identify Symptoms of a Nose Fracture . Getting hit in the nose really hurts--your eyes water automatically, it hurts every time your heart beats and you may ... Free reference information from The NY Times on causes, symptoms, first aid, and prevention of ... A fractured nose is the m...

Murmur

...rmur is to utter sounds or words in a low, almost inaudible tone, as in ... Technically, a heart murmur is simply a noise heard between the beats of the heart. ... If there is any sound during this period, it is called a murmur . ... Such murmurs last from only a few hours up to six ... ...

Multi

.... Note; As a "prefix" the word " multi " is usually hyphenated when it is added to a ... See the 2010 Chevy Equinox at Multi Chevrolet today. It beats the competition at 32 MPG. See all Chevy models online. Provides telephony, embedded, modem, Internet security, and remote access for VOIP, socket...

Bradycardia

..., is defined as a resting heart rate of under 60 beats per minute, though it is seldom symptomatic unti...is an abnormally slow heart rate of less than 60 beats per minute. ... Bradycardia , even as low as 50 beats per minute, can be normal in athletes and ... Also...

Arrhythmia

...the rhythm of your heartbeat. ... An arrhythmia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat. ... An arrhythmia can also mean that your heart beats irregularly (skips a beat or ... Another indication of an arrhythmia is a change a doctor may see in the pattern ... sinus arrhythmia : a con...
beats in Biological News

Aluminum-oxide nanopore beats other materials for DNA analysis

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Fast and affordable genome sequencing has moved a step closer with a new solid-state nanopore sensor being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois. The nanopore sensor, made by drilling a tiny hole through a thin film of aluminum oxide, could ultimately prove capa...

Reef boom beats doom

Marine scientists say they are astonished at the spectacular recovery of certain coral reefs in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from a devastating coral bleaching event in 2006. That year high sea temperatures caused massive and severe coral bleaching in the Keppel Islands, in the so...

New antibiotic beats superbugs at their own game

The problem with antibiotics is that, eventually, bacteria outsmart them and become resistant. But by targeting the gene that confers such resistance, a new drug may be able to finally outwit them. Rockefeller University scientists tested the new drug, called Ceftobiprole, against some of the dead...

New, noninvasive prostate cancer test beats PSA in detecting prostate cancer

An experimental biomarker test developed by researchers at the University of Michigan more accurately detects prostate cancer than any other screening method currently in use, according to a study published in the February 1 issue of Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cance...

For super-obese patients, duodenal switch beats gastric bypass

In the first large, single-institution series directly comparing weight-loss outcomes in super-obese patients, researchers from the University of Chicago found that a newer operation, the duodenal switch, produced substantially better weight-loss outcomes than the standard operation, the Roux-en-Y ...

Mouse study: New muscle-building agent beats all previous ones

The Johns Hopkins scientists who first created "mighty mice" have developed, with pharmaceutical company Wyeth and the biotechnology firm MetaMorphix, an agent that's more effective at increasing muscle mass in mice than a related potential treatment for muscular dystrophy now in clinical trials. ...

Enzyme doesn't act alone in atrial fibrillation

... of molecular physiology and biophysics, and cardiology at BCM. "In atrial fibrillation, the calcium is released too early. As it leaks out, the heart beats too fast and irregularly." Researchers knew that an enzyme called calmodulin kinase II is overactive in several heart diseases and believed it play...

Chemical found in medical devices impairs heart function

...200 microliters of blood per heartbeat and had an average heart rate of 358 beats per minute, while rats injected with cyclohexanone pumped only about 150 microliters of blood per heartbeat with an average heart rate of 287 beats per minute. In addition to pumping less blood more slowly, rats inject...

Interventional treatment can be recommended as first-line treatment for 'silent killer'

...n the aorta, the main vessel that supplies blood from the heart to the rest of the body. When blood flows through the aorta, the pressure of the blood beats against the weakened wall, which then bulges, balloon-like, into an aneurysm. If the aneurysm grows large enough, there is a danger that it will burst...

Rare disease provides clues about enzyme role in arrhythmias

...gene transcription. In Timothy syndrome, a mutation causes the calcium channel to be malformed. The heart muscle then takes longer to recharge between beats and can lead to irregular heartbeat. "The findings raise the possibility that CaM kinase II is a 'missing link' that connects this calcium channel ...
beats in Biological Technology

Simplicity beats complexity every time

Last week I was talking to a Web developer and used one of my favorite UI words: disambiguate. Its meaning: to differentiate among a set of items or choices, to clearly understand the meaning or purpose of each element, of each choice. In the context of my conversation with the developer, I sa...

Drug innovation beats marketing, patents and mergers

In a recent BusinessWeek article profiling the significant rise in valuation of Genentech (NYSE: DNA), the authors point out that it is true product innovation through focused R&D efforts that's currently paying off in terms of investor confidence and resulting market valuation. While Gene...

Bioscience beats beer

Madison, Wis. Growing at an annual clip of 16 percent the past two years, Wisconsin's bioscience sector is making inroads into a state's historically known for beer, brats, and milk, says Gale Davy, author of a report, "Bioscience Wisconsin," released today at the State Capitol in Madison. "Ca...

Carlini beats drum for high-speed broadband

Milwaukee, Wis. - James Carlini doesn't mince words when it comes to broadband connectivity. To Carlini, president of Carlini & Associates and a columnist for WTN Media , moving from dial-up Internet service to DSL is like adding vinyl to the top of a stagecoach. Why bother when there is a...

Heart disease: Research off the beating patch

...t muscle cells (2.5 million or more), the cells start behaving just like their counterparts in the real organ: They contract synchronously at about 70 beats per minute even without any outside stimulation. "Our work shows that we can put living cells onto a biodegradable, 3-dimensional scaffold in a way...

Cordex Completes Production of ATPace(TM) Clinical Trial Material

... added. About PSVT PSVT is an episodic, rapid, regular heart rate originating in the atria. The heart rate in PSVT can range from 150 to 250 beats per minute. There are approximately 570,000 persons with PSVT in the United States alone, with an estimated 89,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Pati...

iCardiac Applies Advanced Cardiac Safety Biomarkers in Clinical Study for Top Pharmaceutical Company

...cs. The repolarization process - represented by what is called the QT interval, as measured on an ECG - is the brief period of time between two heart beats and is known to be a vulnerable time for arrhythmia induction. In rare instances, drug-induced arrhythmias can lead to sudden cardiac death. iCar...

Empirical Search Strategies Seeks Downside Protection Option at Avigen, Inc.

...holder requests more diligently. For the vast majority of shareholders I have spoken to, downside protection and a decent chance for reasonable upside beats the outright ownership of a distressed biotech company--especially in this investment environment." ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Progress in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for Alagebrium

...se the formation of collagen cross-links, which result in increased myocardial stiffness whereby the stiff ventricle fails to relax adequately between beats and to allow blood to fill the chamber. As a result, blood backs up into the lungs and makes patients short of breath. More than 50% of patients with ...

First United Kingdom Patients Treated With Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

...Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) device is performed by physicians in the catheterization laboratory. The heart beats normally during the procedure, and therefore does not require a heart-lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the ...
beats in Biological Definition

Cilium

... A cilium (plural cilia ) is a fine projection from a eukaryotic cell . There are two types of cilia: (1) motile cilium , which constantly beats in one direction, and (2) non-motile cilium , which cannot beat and usually serves as a sensor. Cilia are structurally identical to eukaryotic f...

Thermoregulation

...eble, the heart-impulse usually continued after respiration had ceased, the beats becoming very irregular, apparently ceasing, then beginning again. Death ap... capital of the respiratory centre. The rate of the heart is quickened, the beats then become irregular and finally cease. The central nervous system is also...
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Similarity

...arity of form ... law of similarity ... Similarity is the basis of all measurement. ... Similarity helps explain why a hummingbird's heart beats so much faster than a ... SIMILARITY and PROXIMITY. Similarity and proximity are two of the four grouping ... Similarity refers to what items...

Restriction map

...s ... Making and printing restriction maps in MacVector and OMIGA is so simple that I ... For simple restriction mapping projects, nothing beats the old reliable DNA ... NEBcutter - On-line DNA restriction mapper tool ... and commercially available Type III restriction enzymes that cut...

Inducer

...in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... inducer - an agent capable of activating specific genes ... Selfboot Inducer Files. beats Of Rage. Macintosh Help. Other DC Art and Themes ... Where can I get files for use with Selfboot Inducer ? The DCHelp SBI File Repository ... Defi...

Heart

...Explains how the heart pumps blood through the circulatory system. From KidsHealth. ... emotions came from their hearts , maybe because the heart beats faster when a ... Heart , a peer review journal for health professionals and researchers in all areas of cardiology ... BCS members access Heart ...

AP-1

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