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Photos: FDA Clears Hologic R2(TM) DigitalNow(TM) HD Software Application

Software processes digitized prior film mammograms to produce DICOM images that more closely resemble digital mammograms BEDFORD, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagno...

Olympic Physical Therapy Clears Space and Reduces Clutter with Hosted Document Management Solution from DocuSyst

DocuSyst hosts FileHold document management solution which gives customers the ability to scan, store and retrieve archived files without making extensive investments in software and equipment. Middleton, RI (PRWEB) April 13, 2009 -- Olympic Physical Therapy and Sport...

FDA Clears New Skin and Surface Treatment Applicator for Use With Xoft's Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System

Most Recent Indication Expands Treatment Platform to Allow Axxent(R) System to Deliver Surface Brachytherapy, Including Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., today announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug A...

FDA Clears Cellectar's IND Application for Lead Drug Candidate

(131)I-CLR1404 to Enter Clinical Trials MADISON, Wis., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellectar, Inc., a privately held radiopharmaceuticals company that designs and develops products to detect, treat and monitor human cancers, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has c...

FDA Clears New Immune Response Claim for the CryoValve(R) SG Pulmonary Human Heart Valve

ATLANTA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared a new claim for the CryoValve(R) SG pulmonary human heart valve. The new labelin...

Abbott Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics Clears U.S. Antitrust Review

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) applicable to Abbott's cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Advanced...

FDA Clears Expanded Labeling for the Invisalign System

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared new labeling for the Invisalign system, thereby removing the permanent dentition limitation from the indications for use....

FDA Clears the DPL (Deep Penetrating Light) Therapy System for Over-the-Counter - Home Use

LED Technologies, LLC has received FDA Clearance for their DPL™ Therapy System for temporary relief of pain. Elizabeth, CO (PRWEB) November 16, 2008 -- LED Technologies, LLC announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared their DPL™ ...

FDA Clears NeuroStar(R) TMS Therapy for the Treatment of Depression

First and Only Non-systemic and Non-invasive Treatment Cleared for Patients Who Have Not Benefited From Prior Antidepressant Treatment MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc., a privately-held medical device company and a leader in the field of neuromodulation, announced today...

Dutch Authorize Manufacture of Vaccinogen's New Cancer Vaccine; License Clears Path to European Production, Final FDA Trial

FREDERICK, Md., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccinogen Inc. said Dutch health authorities licensed it to manufacture its break-through OncoVAX anti-colon cancer vaccine, immediately clearing the path to more than $100 million of potential European sales. The Dutch approval of the company's facilit...

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Clears Way for Multi-Center Clinical Trial of IDEV Technologies' SUPERA Peripheral Stent

Novel Stent Platform Designed for Radial Strength, Flexibility HOUSTON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies Incorporated, (IDEV) an emerging leader in the development and marketing of minimally invasive technologies, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FD...

FDA Clears the Pathwork(R) Tissue of Origin Test for Hard-To-Identify Tumors

Pathwork Diagnostics' Gene Expression Test Is the First to Receive FDA Clearance for Diagnosis of Uncertain Tumors; Problem Affects 200,000 New U.S. Cancer Cases Annually SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics com...

FDA Clears ExAblate Fertility Enhancement Study in Women With Uterine Fibroids

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- - Study Will Compare Birth Rates of Women who Underwent Non-Invasive MRgFUS to Those who had Invasive Fibroid Surgery InSightec Ltd. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the company to conduct a clinical trial...

FDA Clears Advanced Test for Monitoring Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Capable of detecting minute numbers of circulating cancer cells in 40 billion blood cells, the CellSearch test can help guide patient care decisions WARREN, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veridex, LLC today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an e...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

... Treatment -- Cool compresses, hydrocortisone cream and anti-inflammatory medications (Advil, Motrin, others) can help relieve symptoms. PMLE usually clears up on its own in seven to 10 days. When symptoms don't improve, patients should check with a doctor to consider other conditions or possible allergies...

New Legislation Seeks to Boost Participation in Clinical Trials for Rare Diseases

..." said Robert J. Beall, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. "Cystic fibrosis is a devastating disease and this new legislation clears the way for promising drugs to move more swiftly from the research phase into the hands of people who need them." Fifty years ago, there were no ...

StemCor Systems Receives CE Mark for MarrowMiner(TM) System for Bone Marrow Collection

... Receipt of CE Mark clears the Way for Commercialization in the European Union MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- StemCor Systems, In...

Pediatric Heart Transplants at Montefiore Approved by NY State Department of Health

...n to the Bronx, following the recent approval of its transplant center application by the New York State Department of Health. This important approval clears the way for specialists at CHAM, recently ranked among America's top children's hospitals, to treat any congenital or acquired heart abnormality in ch...
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SurLok Helical

Description:... SurLok helical stone baskets are constructed of strong and resilient stainless steel. These helical baskets present a spiral profile that effectively clears both stones and fragments....
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Pulsavac Plus System

Description:... The Pulsavac Plus System offers a disposable alternative to the proven Pulsavac Wound Debridement System. High power efficiently clears bone and cement debris during total joint procedures. Specific tips are available for hip and knee applications. Variety of tips provide a wide range...
Company:Zimmer, Inc.

Complete brand Blink-N-Clean Lens Drops

Description:... Complete Blink-N-Clean lens drops cleans and clears lenses in a blink. It is a unique blend of gentle to the eye ingredients that conveniently cleans, clears and keeps lenses feeling comfortable throughout the day....
Company:Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.

Tri-Flex I System - Cam Tec 4400 Series

Features:...hospital grade plug. Battery backup. CPR release mechanism. Oak finish head and foot boards. Uses only 1/3 of the space of other beds. Easily clears 31" doorways when folded up. Facilitates rapid preparation for caregiver efficiency and patient comfort. Designed to accommodate large and extra tal...
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Tri-Flex I System

Features:...hospital grade plug. Battery backup. CPR release mechanism. Oak finish head and foot boards. Uses only 1/3 of the space of other beds. Easily clears 31" doorways when folded up. Facilitates rapid preparation for caregiver efficiency and patient comfort. Designed to accommodate large and extra tal...
Company:Hill-Rom Services, Inc.

Vitrasert Sterile Intraviteral Implant

Features:...urgery setting. Immediately following insertion of the implant, most patients experience transient blurred vision in the operated eye, which generally clears within two to four weeks. The implant can be removed when depleted of drugs, usually within five to eight months, and a new Vitrasert implant can be i...
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Fat transfer

...ula . The fat is prepared according to the practitioner’s favorite method and then injected into the patient’s recipient site. The preparation process clears the donor fat of blood , pain killers and other unwanted ingredients that could cause infections or other undesirable side effects . Moreover, s...
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Seborrheic dermatitis

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Paronychia

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Keratin

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Indigestion

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Erythema multiforme

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CSF cell count

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Contact dermatitis

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Clears in Biological News

Scientist clears hurdles for muscular dystrophy therapy

COLUMBIA, Mo. Approximately 250,000 people in the United States have some form of muscular dystrophy. Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common type of the disease, predominantly affecting males. Boys with DMD will lose the ability to walk by their teens and typically die before the ag...

Manchester clears first hurdle in €170 million biobank building boom

The University of Manchester has been successful in gaining major European Union funding to begin joint planning of how millions of biological samples, such as DNA, can be managed and made available to research scientists across Europe. The Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Research (CIGMR)...

Gene therapy for blindness clears hurdle in mice

University of Florida researchers have used an experimental therapy in mice to shut down a gene that plays a crucial role in a leading cause of inherited blindness. The technique, detailed in an upcoming issue of Vision Research, involves injecting the eye with a bit of genetic material called in...

MRSA toxin acquitted: Study clears suspected key to severe bacterial illness

Researchers who thought they had identified the bacterial perpetrator of the often severe disease caused by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) had better keep looking: Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of th...

New male contraceptive clears hurdle

Tyler Dunlap, a 27-year-old newlywed in San Francisco, is just one of the many American men eagerly awaiting the results of a large clinical trial in India. The trial is studying a new male contraceptive, RISUG (Reversible Inhibition of Sperm Under Guidance): a reversible, nonhormonal contracept...

FDA Clears the Way for Generic Versions of Transdermal Patches to Treat Chronic Pain

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Mylan Technologies, Inc., for the first generic version of Alza Corporation's Duragesic Patch (Fentanyl Transdermal System) used to treat patients suffering from severe chronic pain that cannot be managed with alternative analgesics. Wh...

UCSF discovers new glucose-regulating protein linked with diabetes

...rsity of California, San Francisco, and collaborators at Harvard Medical School have linked a specialized protein in human muscles to the process that clears glucose out of the bloodstream, shedding light on what goes wrong in type 2 diabetes on a cellular level. Establishing the function of this prote...

From stem cells to new organs: Stanford and NYU scientists cross threshold in regenerative medicine

...ere able to use a "scaffolding" material extracted from the groin area of mice on which stem cells from blood, fat, and bone marrow grew. This advance clears two major hurdles to bioengineered replacement organs, namely a matrix on which stem cells can form a 3-dimensional organ and transplant rejection. ...

Animal and biological science highlights: San Antonio Fluid Dynamics Conference, Nov. 23-25

...clams open and close their shell in a synchronized manner as they dig. "By pushing itself UP with its foot before it digs down," Hosoi says, "the clam clears a space around the leading edge of the shell. Given the extra space, the sand at the leading edge of the shell can unpack." This "fluidizes" the norma...

Friend or foe? How the body's clot-busting system speeds up atherosclerosis

...to break up blood clots and recruit clean-up cells to clear away debris related to inflammation. In fact, urokinase manufactured as a drug effectively clears clogged arteries by generating clot-busting plasmin from blood-derived plasminogen. However, despite the efficacy of urokinase and plasmin in clea...
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United States FDA Clears the REGEN Trial to Test Bioheart's Combination Gene and Stem Cell Therapy in Heart Failure Patients

SUNRISE, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioheart, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BHRT) a company committed to delivering intelligent devices and biologics that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases announced today that the US FDA cleared a p...

FDA Clears Caspofungin (Cancidas(R)) Susceptibility Testing for TREK Sensititre(R) YeastOne(R) in Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Product Line

CLEVELAND, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- TREK Diagnostic Systems, a Magellan Biosciences business and premier provider of diagnostic systems and susceptibility products for microbiology labs, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to include caspofungin in its line of Yea...

FDA Clears Boston Scientific's SpyScope(R) Access and Delivery Catheter for Use in Endoscopic Procedures Throughout Pancreatico-Biliary System

SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System can now be used for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for pancreatic disease NATICK, Mass., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and D...

DURECT's Collaboration With Alpharma Clears HSR Review and Is Effective

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX ) announced today that the previously announced development and license agreement with Alpharma Ireland Limited, an affiliate of Alpharma Inc. (NYSE: ALO ), granting such party the exclusive worldwide right...

FDA Clears New Applicators for Endometrial Cancer Treatment With Xoft's Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System

Second Treatment Indication on Heels of Multi-Use Clearance for Axxent(R) System Strengthens the Creation of a New Platform in Radiation Therapy SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., today announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)...

FDA Clears First Medical Product Made From Yulex(R) Natural Rubber

FDA provides 510(k) on examination gloves made from U.S.-sourced guayule rubber that is naturally safe for people with Type I latex allergy MARICOPA, Ariz., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Yulex Corporation, a company that produces natural rubber found to be safe for medical devices, received 510(k...

Device That Clears Debris From Artery Aids Blood Flow in PCI

Better clinical results with Export Aspiration Catheter hold up at one year CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Use of a special catheter that sucks out, or aspirates, bits of plaque and blood clot that break loose during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) significantly enhances blood flow d...

FDA Clears Expanded Use of Xoft's Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System for all Radiation Therapy Indications

FDA Clearance Validates Platform Designed to Deliver Electronic X-ray-Based Therapy Directly to Cancer Sites in Minimally Shielded Clinical Settings SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., today announced that it has received expanded clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Adminis...

New filter clears up fiber optic communications

AMES, Iowa - Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have come up with a potentially perfect way to sort and distribute the massive amounts of data that travel daily over optical fibers to people throughout the world. The new technology, a three-dimensional photonic crys...

FDA Clears Biospace med's Revolutionary Low Dose Xray Imager

Technology Provides a 'Total Solution' to Orthopedic Imaging PARIS and ATLANTA, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Biospace med today announced that it has received 510k clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market EOS, a new digital Xray imager in the United States for 2D imaging...
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Blood

...ery fraction maintained by the gut and the kidney . Blood cells are degraded by the spleen and the Kuppfer cells in the liver. The liver also clears proteins and amino acids (the kidney secretes many small proteins into the urine ). Transport of oxygen The amount of oxygen dissolved in bl...

Dialysis

...alysis fluid to drain out. The clamp to the drain bag is briefly opened and some fluid is drained directly from the upper bag into the lower bag. This clears the line of air and other impurities. The drain line is then clamped off and the twist valve on the catheter end is opened. This permits fluid to ente...
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