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CareFusion Announces Board of Directors, Progress on Alaris Consent Decree

SAN DIEGO, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today filed a second amendment to its Form 10 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Comm...

LCA-Vision Announces Termination of Consent Solicitation and Withdrawal of Dissident Slate of Director Nominees

CINCINNATI, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the Lasik Plus (R) brand, today announced that, according to a March 26, 2009 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the dissident Joffe Group...

Anesthesia for Children: Getting Informed Consent Under Duress

Anesthesiology residents categorize the difficulties they face Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) March 5, 2009 -- The practice of obtaining informed consent from patients and families enters difficult territory when it comes to administering anesthesia, finds a study from Children...

Providence Service Corporation Announces That Avalon Correctional Services Has Abandoned Its Consent Solicitation

TUCSON, Ariz., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today announced that Avalon Correctional Services (Pink Sheets: CITY) has abandoned its disruptive and distracting consent solicitation against Providence. "We are delighted that Avalon and its ...

Cardinal Health, FDA Amend Infusion Pump Consent Decree

DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today announced it has reached agreement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on an amended consent decree regarding the company's infusion pump products. Cardinal Health has operated under a consent decree since Feb...

LCA-Vision Announces Consent Solicitation Deadline; Urges Stockholders to Return Gold Consent Revocation Card

CINCINNATI, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) today announced that it has received an executed written consent from Craig Joffe dated February 9, 2009. Based on the date of this consent, the expiration date of the consent solicitation will be April 9, 2009. ...

The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Commences Consent Solicitation to Elect New Board of Directors at LCA-Vision (Nasdaq: LCAV) and Sends Letter to Stockholders

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission definitive consent solicitation materials and is commencing distribution of those soliciting materials to stockholders of LCA-Vision, I...

Providence Service Corporation Comments on Consent Solicitation by Avalon Correctional Services, Inc.

Says 'History Shows Avalon Is No Champion of Corporate Governance' TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today commented on the recent announcement that an entity controlled by Avalon Correctional Services, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CITY...

Economic Stimulus Bill Mandates Electronic Health Records for Every Citizen without Opt-out or Patient Consent Provisions

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Health Freedom (IHF) warns that the economic stimulus bill mandates electronic health records for every citizen without providing for opt-out or patient consent provisions. "Without those protections, Americans' electronic health rec...

The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Files Preliminary Consent Solicitation Statement to Reconstitute the Board of Directors of LCA-Vision Inc.

CINCINNATI, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee (the "Committee") today reported that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a preliminary consent statement to undertake a consent solicitation to reconstitute the board of directors of LCA-Vis...

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Lilly Advances Second Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Candidate Into Late-Stage Testing by Launching Two Global Trials

...che, back pain, and cough. For a more complete listing of potential side effects, prospective clinical trial participants should refer to the informed consent document. About Lilly Biotech Efforts Lilly is the 5th largest biopharmaceutical company in the world, with global biotech sales of more tha...

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Resubmits IND Application for Proposed 'RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients in the Out-of-Hospital Setting

...l be relatively safe and well tolerated, in comparison with "standard fluids." If the trial were permitted to proceed, subjects would sign an informed consent prospectively. The Op RESUS protocol was also revised, resubmitted and placed on clinical hold. Biopure Corporation Biopure Corporation dev...

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

... will be relatively safe and well tolerated, in comparison with "standard fluid." If the trial is permitted to proceed, subjects will sign an informed consent prospectively. The revised Op RESUS protocol addresses some of the issues raised by the FDA on the initial filing. Under a research agreement ...

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

...ts will participate in the study, comprised of healthy male and female volunteers between the ages of 18 and 55 years who are willing to give informed consent and are in general good health. Under the study protocol, either Protexia(R) or a saline control will be administered in escalating doses to five gr...

Inhaled Nitric Oxide Data Presented at European Academy of Pediatrics Meeting

... the use of CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure, to maintain an oxygen saturation value of greater than or equal to 85 percent. Upon informed consent of the parent or guardian, patients were assigned either to five parts per million (ppm) of inhaled nitric oxide for seven to 21 days or to five ppm o...

First Town Hall Meeting on Inequities in Clinical Trials to Take Place at the Harlem Hospital Center on October 20

...Forum participants will also focus on improving how information about clinical trials is provided to participants, such as revising overly complicated consent forms, many of which can be in excess of eight pages in length and require a 10th grade reading level. To address these issues, the Harlem town hall...

Photos: NIH Launches New Web Site for Parents on Medical Research Studies for Children

...de: -- How institutional review boards monitor studies for safety -- Who's who on the research team -- Important terms to know, such as informed consent and assent -- How a child's participation in a research study can affect the entire family -- The rights of families enrolled in clinical studie...

Lilly Announces Initiation of Second Global Phase III Trial of Investigational Alzheimer's Disease Compound

...pset stomach, and fatigue. For a more complete listing of potential side effects, prospective clinical trial participants should refer to the informed consent document. About Lilly Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of first-in-class and best-in-class pharma...

Phase II Data on Lilly's Antibody Show It Affects Amyloid Beta, a Protein Believed To Be Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

...with an infusion reaction. For a more complete listing of potential side effects, prospective clinical trial participants should refer to the informed consent document. About Lilly Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of first-in-class and best-in-class pharma...

Head-to-Head Study Demonstrates Focalin(R) XR Offers Faster and Better Symptom Control than Concerta(R)1 in Early Part of ADHD Patients' Day

...and no patients discontinued or had a reduction in study drug dose due to an adverse event. A total of 81 children completed the study (three withdrew consent for reasons not related to study medications). A previous head-to-head study comparing Focalin XR and Concerta published in the April 2008 Psychopha...
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Noncon ROBO PACHY SP-9000

Description:...s germ transmission. The image is displayed on the monitor in seconds and a hard copy printout is possible at that time. This helps to obtain informed consent quickly....
Company:Konan Medical, Inc. (dist. by DataMed)

Positive Patient Identification™ (PPI) system

Features:... Streamlines the admissions process Gives the ability to take digital photographs and apply them to wristbands, consent forms and other vital documents - improves identification while helping to address both HIPAA and JCAHO requirements. ...
Company:Standard Register
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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...et the individual member choose under an informed consent policy, or allowed the president to bypass this r...will resume the vaccination program under informed consent in April 2005. On December 15, 2005 , the FDA r...aws that require the government to obtain informed consent before giving an unapproved and experimental vacci...

Medical writing

...rketing to humans. Regulatory documents can be huge and are formulaic; they include clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, patient informed consent forms, investigator brochures, and summary documents that summarize and discuss all the combined data gathered in the course of developing a drug, dev...

Personalized medicine

...astructure necessary includes molecular information -biological specimens derived from tissue, cells, or blood provided on the basis of informed donor consent and suitably annotated. Clinical information is also necessary based on patient medical records or clinical trial data. A very high level of collabo...
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Thoracentesis

... after administration... Thoracentesis is a procedure to remove fluid from the space between the lungs and the chest wall called ... to sign a consent form before a thoracentesis . ... Thoracentesis is a procedure to remove excess fluid in the space between the ... What Is Thoracentesis ? ......

Surgical excision

...n lesions. Authoritative facts about the skin from the New ... to sign a consent form to indicate that you consent to the surgical procedure. ... Surgical excision . Contents of thi...

Semen analysis

...m Aspiration. Proxeed. Testicular Mapping ... A semen analysis does not assess sperm function. ... Pre-IVF Semen Analysis . Psychological consent for Assisted Reproduction Participants. SCSA - Beyond the Semen Analysis . Tentative Schedule for Screening ... Semen Analysis : Male infer...

Ruptured

... (sometimes called a slipped ... or tissue) from a herniated disc that has ruptured . ... Ldr Neurosurgery Ruptured Cerebral Artery Aneurysm consent Video. Shop for Ruptured in the Health section of Shop.com. Thousands of Brands. Hundreds of Stores. Ruptured eardrum - All Information,...

Antibody titer

...ects, how to ... The antibody titer detects and measures the amount of ... The new Antibody Titer . Law gives parents a choice. BEFORE they consent to a ... The Antibody Titer Law (Holly's Law, NJSA 26:2N-8-11), passed on January 14, 2004, ... ...

Amniocentesis

.... Decision guide for expectant parents and health care professionals. have amniocentesis and genetic testing, you. will be asked to sign a consent form that ... may want amniocentesis , please call the UPMC. Center for Medical ... Amniocentesis ... Amniocentesis is a test to look at the ...
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Biologists find unusual plant gene: abstinence by mutual consent

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have discovered a gene in plants that disrupts fertilization only when mutations in the gene are present in both the female and male reproductive cells. Their discovery, detailed in a paper that appears online today in the journal Current Bi...

Climate change poker: The barriers which are preventing a global agreement

...g mitigation actions to some developing countries, many developing countries will be using finance and technology transfer as a deal breaker for their consent to the overall deal. Bargaining is expected to evolve around what is referred to as the 'chicken and egg question', that is whether actions depend ...

Research uncovers clues to virus-cancer link

...in kinds of miRNA are responsible for putting the 'brakes' on uncontrolled cell growth. Dittmer's team examined samples of tissue provided with the consent of Kaposi's sarcoma patients and found that specific miRNA biomarkers accurately identify stages of tumor progression. They found that certain miRNAs...

New simulation shows consequences of a world without Earth's natural sunscreen

...ulation of chemical pollutants. "The regulation of ozone depleting substances was based upon the evidence gathered by the science community and the consent of industry and government leaders," Newman noted. "The regulation pre-supposed that a lack of action would lead to severe ozone depletion, with conse...

LocatePLUS Announces Election of Independent Board

...oday the January 26, 2009 election of an entirely independent Board of Directors. "This election of a reconstituted independent Board through the consent of a majority of stockholders completes a transition initiated by stockholders over recent months," stated Dr. Christian T. Williamson, Chairman of th...

The International Society for Stem Cell Research releases new guidelines

...hical conduct, the recommendations offered in the guidelines include an insistence on expert evaluation and independent oversight, a thorough informed consent process to provide patients with essential information on the unique aspects of stem cell-based treatments, and transparency in reporting of clinical ...

Adult stem cell breakthrough

...-centimetre tracheal segment was donated by a 51-year-old transplant donor who had who had died of cerebral haemorrhage. Spain has a policy of assumed consent for organ donation. Using a new technique developed in Padua University, the trachea was decellularised over a six-week period so that no donor cells ...

First comprehensive genomic study of common cold reveals new treatment targets

...control group) were given a sham inoculation in the form of a nasal saline spray. The volunteers were all healthy college students who signed informed consent forms. The rhinovirus-16 used in the study was first isolated and purified by Procter & Gamble and the University of Virginia. After infection, ...

Beavers: Dam good for songbirds

...e habitats in the western U.S. This study occurred in Wyoming where beaver reintroductions have been done on both private and public lands with owner consent and interest. In 2007, WCS made history with other beaver news when an active beaver lodge was discovered in the Bronx River on the grounds of the ...

Need for federal protection against genetic discrimination

...on 5: Insurers and employers should be prohibited from collecting and/or disclosing an individual or familys genetic information. Written and informed consent should be required for each disclosure of genetic information and should include to whom the disclosure is made. Finally, ACP considered specific C...
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KV Pharmaceutical Enters Into Consent Decree With FDA

Decree outlines path forward to resume manufacturing at KV facilities ST. LOUIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa/KVb) today announced that it has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the company's drug ...

Pharmasset and Roche Obtain FDA Consent to Start a Phase 2b Study With R7128 in Treatment Naive HCV Patients

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) announced today that they and their development partner, Roche, have agreed with the FDA on the final design for a phase 2b trial with R7128, a nucleoside inhibitor of hepatitis C (HCV), slated to initiate in the...

KV Pharmaceutical Announces Stockholder Action to Amend By-Laws is Invalid

... Persons"), that the stockholder action by written consent purported to have been taken by such Reporting Per...vered to the Company a purported action by written consent of stockholders relating to the adoption of certai...any's By-Laws. A copy of such stockholder written consent was filed as an exhibit to each Schedule 13D. The...

BioStorage Technologies Takes Lead Sponsorship Role of 2nd Annual IIR Biorepositories Conference

... consistency across the industry; capitalizing on biorepositories as a strategic asset for translational medicine; implementing ethical and informed consent practices to optimize sample usage; and partnering with outside organizations to gain more information about patient populations. Press Cont...

FRC: NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Reflect Poor Science, Ignore Real Hope for Patients

... the President's executive order allows them to fund such unethical research at any point in the future. The guidelines purport to have tight informed consent requirements, but they don't even require IVF doctors and the stem cell researchers to work separately, thereby opening a gaping loophole for the rese...

Jovianna DiCarlo Named ConsentSolutions, Inc. President & Chief Executive Officer

... ConsentSolutions, Inc., a provider of electronic informed consent software for clinical research trials has named Jovianna DiCarlo President ...March 30, 2009 -- ConsentSolutions, Inc., a provider of electronic informed consent software for clinical research trials has named Jovianna DiCarlo President ...

MannKind Agrees with Pfizer on the Purchase of Frankfurt Insulin Manufacturing Plant

...zer at closing and applied toward the full purchase price. The transfer of certain real property rights pursuant to this transaction will require the consent of third parties. Upon the closing of this transaction, MannKind intends to retain more than half of the current workforce, subject to consultati...

Pharmos Announces Agreement to Sell Certain CB2 Selective Agonists

...xecuted an Asset Purchase Agreement, which is targeted to close on or before June 6, 2009. As well as customary closing conditions, Reperio must reach consent with the Office of the Chief Scientist to clearly define the assumption of potential liabilities for grant payments that were made to Pharmos during t...

The International Society for Stem Cell Research Releases New Guidelines to Shape Future of Stem Cell Therapy

...hical conduct, the recommendations offered in the guidelines include an insistence on expert evaluation and independent oversight, a thorough informed consent process to provide patients with essential information on the unique aspects of stem cell-based treatments, and transparency in reporting of clinical ...

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals and Cell Therapeutics to Jointly Market ZEVALIN, a Proprietary, Marketed Oncology Drug

...release includes forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including whether the closing conditions, including the consent of Biogen Idec, Inc., will be satisfied in order to consummate the joint venture transaction, the success of the joint venture in commercializing and ...
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Biodiversity

...n rely upon what is better known as Access and Benefit Sharing Agreements (ABAs). The Convention on Biodiversity spirit implies a prior informed consent between the source country and the collector, to establish which resource will be used and for what, and to settle on a fair agreement on benefit s...
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.... Its main role in the repair of damaged or mismatched nucleotides in DNA is to create a nick in the... ... use of this Web site indicates your consent to AP's privacy policy and the most ... conducted by the web sites to which the AP privacy policy applies. ... Providing breaking news in mul...
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