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Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

Steve Gilpatrick, a 58-year-old Texan, went for a swim only to be struck by flesh-eating bacteria . Even after three surgeries, he is still in danger of losing a life, possibly even his life. Steve Gilpatrick is fighting necrotizing fasciitis, a tissue-destroying disease caused by a bacterium ...

31 Year Old Man Critical And Is Suspected To Have Contracted Bird Flu Virus In Shenzhen

According to the news report it is evident that a man is very critical and is suspected to have contracted the bird flu virus. He is 31-years-old and is admitted// in a Shenzhen hospital. It is very evident that the virus is spreading from china to Hong Kong. The SAR's Centre for Health Protection ...

FDA selects Sensotech's Wireless Temperature Monitoring System

... The system provides an array of alert notifications and ensures regulatory compliance for Joint Commission, FDA, HACCP, AABB and CAP. Sensotech is a contracted supplier of Amerinet and Pediatric Federation. Headquartered in Simi Valley, CA for more information please visit us at www.sensotechnologies.com ...

Swine Flu Advice from Confused.com

...lu from a practising medical practitioner. The insurance providers will need to see evidence of the virus in order to process a claim. If the virus is contracted while abroad, medical assistance should be sought, where normal procedures involving an insurance claim will be followed. Additionally to travel...

Lilly Announces Continued Commitment to Transparency with Faculty Registry

...rd. Lilly faculty are physicians and other health care professionals contracted to provide specific services on behalf of Lilly and the Lilly alliance part...ge. The data are available at www.lillyfacultyregistry.com . "Our contracted faculty are key resources in our efforts to improve individual patient outc...

Pregnant Women, Health-Care Workers Top Swine Flu Vaccine Candidates

...wed findings that H1N1 has appeared to hit pregnant women especially hard. A study released Tuesday in The Lancet showed that pregnant women who contracted swine flu were four times more likely to be hospitalized than non-pregnant women. Meanwhile, the elderly, who may have gained some immunity to sw...

SEIU Security Officers Who Protect Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Nationwide Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First-Ever Union Contract

...wide voted overwhelmingly today to ratify their first-ever union contract. The three year contract with private security company Securitas -- which is contracted by Kaiser to protect its facilities -- includes family healthcare and higher wages for the 2,000 officers nationwide. "This is a great victor...

North Memorial Health Care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Reach Contract Agreement for Clinics

... these patients with remarkable patient care and service." "We are pleased we reached an agreement that keeps North Memorial providers in our contracted network," says Jim Eppel, senior vice president, health management, Blue Cross and Blue Shield. "Blue Cross members can continue to receive care from ...

Foundation Radiology Group Builds Sales and Marketing Teams for Projected Record-Year Growth

... for four consecutive years. Mr. Yamshak brought in 12 new, large hospital systems from 2002-2005, which accounted for 45% of Emageon's entire company contracted backlog revenue, and was instrumental in increasing the company's annual revenues from $1.8M in 2001, to $120M in 2006. He was then promoted to Vice P...

Glenmark Brings to the Notice of the Authorities Irregularities of the Clinical Investigator at its Jamnagar Site in Gujarat

...ler General of India(DCGI) for a multi-centre Phase IIb clinical study for its lead COPD/asthma molecule, Oglemilast, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited contracted Omnicare Clinical Research(Omnicare), a leading international CRO to conduct this Phase II asthma study on its behalf. Appropriate preclinical and cli...
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Got Pain?

...hool of Medicine, "injection therapy, such as Clostridial collagenase (a substance intended to reduce the collagen buildup in the palm and disrupt the contracted cord) has now shown promising results for patients with Dupuytren's contracture." Nerve pain ( http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00016...

Quigley Anti-Viral Compound QR448(a) Successfully Prevents Transmission of Infectious Bronchitis in Chickens

...ype bird. After the 14 day study only 4% of the birds treated with QR448(a) contracted IBV from previously infected birds versus 22% of birds that contracted IBV from previously infected birds and were not treated with QR448(a). This...

Deer Farm Industry in Michigan Issues Statement on the Negative CWD Test Results at Kent County Deer Farm

...also apparently was contained. We remain hopeful that after the investigation of this incident, there will be a decisive conclusion about how a deer contracted CWD. Since 2002, it has been illegal to import deer from out of state. The affected farm was in compliance with the law, which makes investigating thi...

Pharmatech, Inc. Contracts for Five New Just-in-Time Clinical Trials

...T Enrollment Program Speeds Oncology Patient Accrual DENVER, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech, Inc., a Research Management Organization (RMO), has contracted with five leading pharmaceutical companies to provide research and site management services for their clinical trials using the Just-in-Time (JIT) enr...

Senesco Chooses VGXI to Produce Factor 5A Plasmid

...EW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senesco Technologies, Inc. ("Senesco" or the "Company") (Amex: SNT ) announced today that it has contracted with VGXI, Inc. (The Woodlands, TX) ("VGXI") to supply the plasmid portion of the Company's combination therapy consisting of the Factor 5A gene and s...

University of Miami Team Confirms Value of Monitoring Cell-Mediated Immunity Pre- and Post-Transplant in Management of Kidney Transplant Recipients

...l after good immune function was restored. The two patients demonstrating humoral rejections showed no changes in CMI. Finally, of the 23 patients who contracted infections, 21 (91 percent) demonstrated a drop in CMI level of > 150 ng ATP/mL. "We believe that serial monitoring of blood samples from kidney tra...

White Nose Syndrome: Is Pennsylvania Next?

...eturn. Recording weights will help us ascertain whether bats are entering hibernacula ill-prepared to hibernate, or leaving with a health problem they contracted while wintering. We also will focus on examining their hibernating patterns and conditions with Dr. DeeAnn Reeder, a bat physiologist at Bucknell Univ...

Pharmatech Teams up With Systems Medicine LLC and the Sarcoma Foundation of America for a Phase II Myxoid Liposarcoma Trial

... DENVER, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech, Inc., a Research Management Organization (RMO), has contracted with Systems Medicine LLC (SML), a subsidiary of Seattle-based Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI), to provide research and site management services for the...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in Second US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

...ics published by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4), one of the few U.S. States mandated to collect such data, patients that contracted a surgical site infection spent an average of 14.5 days in hospital at an average hospital charge of $132,110 compared to 4.7 days and $33,267 for pat...

Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus

... virus. Commercial availability of the molecular polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test will enable physicians in the U.S. to test patients who may have contracted the virus, such as individuals returning from regions in Africa and Asia where chikungunya is endemic. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preven...
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Toxoplasma IgM - Rapid Test

Description:... Toxoplasmosis is caused by the intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii and may be contracted by consuming contaminated meat or by contract with cat feces containing oocytes. If a pregnant woman contracts toxoplasmosis, it may be passed to the ...
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Morcher® Pupil Dilator

Description:... The Optimal temporary implant for use with patients who have cataract and contracted pupils! The pupil dilator type 5S is a semicircular elastic PMMA ring for the expansion of the pupil during phacoemulsification. It is supplied in ste...
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Venereal Disease

...ve on the venereal diseases . ... Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Venereal disease : A disease that is contracted and transmitted by sexual contact, ... Venereal Disease is a detoxification process that involves the reproductive organs. ... Thereby, one wi...

Tick fever

...itted by the bite of an infected tick . ... of the clinical presentation are fever , rash, and a previous tick bite, although ... Five persons contracted tick -borne relapsing fever after staying in a cabin in western Montana. ... Tick -borne relapsing fever , caused by Borrelia hermsii, is ... ...

Scleritis

... Scleritis is a serious inflammatory disease that affects the white outer coating of the eye, known as the sclera. The disease is often contracted through association with other diseases of the body, such as Wegener's granulomatosis or rheumatoid arthritis; it can also... Overview: Scl...

Scabies

...t results in a particularly relentless and ... Scabies is an infection that affects the skin, and is caused by a mite that ... A child who has contracted scabies can also develop a bumpy red rash. ... Learn how scabies is spread, how to avoid it, and how doctors treat it. ... Scabies mites are...

Rabbit fever

... or "deerfly fever ". The disease is caused by a gram ... Nevada Woman Contracts ' Rabbit Fever ' From Her Cat, A woman in Smith Valley, Nev. contracted a rare rodent illness from her pet cat. Rabbit Fever , a documentary directed by Amy Do about the bizarre love of rabbits. ... Rabbit Fever ...

Psittacosis

...lso known as parrot disease, parrot fever, and ornithosis — is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci and contracted not only from parrots,... PSITTACOSIS DISEASE - In Pet Birds, Pet Parrots, Exotic Birds & Humans. Transmission, Diagnosis, Treatment ... Ps...

Parrot Fever

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Oral herpes

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Ophthalmia Neonatorum

...known as ophthalmia neonatorum , is a form of bacterial conjunctivitis contracted by newborns during delivery. The baby's eyes are contaminated during ...almēə ′nēənə′törəm ) ( medicine ) Inflammation of the eyes in the newborn contracted during passage through the birth Ophthalmia neonatorum is a form of...

Nosocomial

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US Government Places 6,1 Million USD Orders Related to Precise Match-on-Card(TM) for Cyber Security Programs

... computers by linking a user to an access protocol. Precise Biometrics has more than 20 million deployed card licenses and close to 100 million contracted licenses for its Match-on-Card technology today. The company has for several years successfully supplied its products to US customers such as the Depa...

UGA licenses new Bermuda grass that thrives in sun and shade

...He and his research team have been awarded seven patents. New Concept Turf, a Georgia-based company specializing in marketing new turfgrasses, has contracted The Turfgrass Group of Ft. Valley, Ga., to exclusively handle licensing of TifGrand for sod production. TifGrand will be licensed to a selected number...

Komodo even more deadly than thought: Research

...t since Western scientists first brought it to world attention in 1910. In the wild its total population is estimated at 4,000 to 5,000. Its range has contracted due to human activities and it is listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. ...

Mobile Communication Market Opens up for Biometrics - Precise Biometrics Awarded 1st Prize at GSMA World Mobile Congress

...ication to enable a fully automated passenger flow. Precise Biometrics has approximately 20 million deployed card licenses and over 80 milllion contracted licenses for its Match-on-Card technology today. Precise Biometrics AB is an innovative company offering solutions for fingerprint recognition ...

Evolutionary process more detailed than previously believed, study shows

...in Kao's sample. Observing the color-coded yeast populations as they evolved to respond to their environment, Kao saw some colors expand while others contracted a sign that adaptations were occurring. But rather than one segment of the population continuing to shrink until it was completely replaced, some seg...

Global warming linked to European viral epidemic

...emorrhaging and death for which these infections are infamous. Clement said, "In 1997, more than 9,000 people in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan contracted the disease, of which 34 cases were fatal". ...

Study shows competition, not climate change, led to Neanderthal extinction

...l sites dated to this later period, it is possible to determine if the ecological niche exploited by this human population remained the same, or if it contracted or expanded during that period of time. Comparing these reconstructed areas for Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans during each of the cli...

MIT: Mending broken hearts with tissue engineering

...tionally dependent electrophysiological properties similar to native tissue. In other words, when an electrical field was applied the engineered patch contracted more readily in one direction than in another. In a third advantage, "the scaffold itself has an intrinsic ability to guide the orientation of cult...

Protein identified that plays role in blood flow

...surface of smooth muscle cells from the blood vessel wall. When force was applied to the proteins, the smooth muscle cells reacted, and constricted or contracted depending on the proteins that were targeted. Testing several proteins, researchers were able to pinpoint which proteins played a role in the mechanic...

K-State professor's USDA research shows mad cow disease also caused by genetic mutation

...ort. Besides having a genetic origin, other human forms of prion diseases can be sporadic, as in sporadic CJD, as well as foodborne. That is, they are contracted when people eat products contaminated with mad cow disease. This form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is called variant CJD. "Our findings that there ...
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SK Life Sciences has Licensed Pristima

...idation Package and contracting Xybion to perform the full suite of installation, training and validation execution services. Additionally, SKLSI has contracted to have Xybion's professional services team perform all of the hardware installation, third-party software installation and all other IT services rela...

ETC Biomedical Announces Chamber Sale in India

...RNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division has been contracted with Hospimedica International Pvt. Ltd. for the delivery and installation of one BARA-MED((R)) monoplace hyperbaric chamber. The chamber was sold thr...

New and Updated Online Tutorials for dbGaP, GAD, and DGV from OpenHelix

...r institutions and companies on the most powerful and popular free, web-based, publicly accessible bioinformatics resources. In addition, OpenHelix is contracted by resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releas...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Sale of Additional Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers

...4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division has contracted with Life Support Technologies (LST), a wound care management group located in Mt. Vernon, NY, for delivery and installation of two BARA-MED((R)) XD m...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

...and quality assurance. IntegraMed also offers treatment-financing programs for self-pay patients. The IntegraMed Fertility network consists of 33 contracted centers with 109 locations in 13 states across the United States. Nearly one of every four IVF procedures in the U.S. is performed in an IntegraMed fe...

iCardiac Selected for Multiple Cardiac Safety Studies

... cardiac safety evaluation comprising multiple Thorough QT (TQT) Studies. iCardiac will use its FDA accepted Highly Automated QT method for all contracted studies in addition to using iCardiac's QTbtb(sm) method for avoiding false positives. The sponsor selected iCardiac because of both iCardiac's cardi...

New and Expanded Free Tutorials on UCSC Genome Browser Now Available

...r institutions and companies on the most powerful and popular free, web based, publicly accessible bioinformatics resources. In addition, OpenHelix is contracted by resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs. About UCSC Bioinformatics Group The UCSC Bioinformatics...

New Online Tutorial for DAVID

...r institutions and companies on the most powerful and popular free, web based, publicly accessible bioinformatics resources. In addition, OpenHelix is contracted by resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs. Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/...

Veteran-Owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives

...entitled "New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) stops a world-first U.S.-Egyptian collaborative study on hepatitis C and blood ozonation." This contracted study aimed to investigate the stimulating effects on the immune system of minuscule doses of ozone administered to blood, as reported by researchers ...

Dalton Pharma Services and ProCitius Announce a Strategic Alliance to Provide Contract Chemistry Services

... offshore CROs, there are often performance issues caused by communication and cultural differences. In order to ensure quality and timeliness in the contracted work, pharmaceutical companies are usually forced to dedicate senior staff to manage these projects on-site or from Western research centers. Dal...
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Biomechanics

...is the most popular model used to study muscle. Cardiac Muscle (striated) Cardiomyocytes are a highly specialized cell type. These involuntarily contracted cells are located in the heart wall and operate in concert to develop synchronized beats. This is attributable to a refractory period between twitches...

Charles Darwin

...aising the land, then saw seashells high in the Andes . While in South America he was laid up by an illness which may have been Chagas' disease contracted from insect bites. For the rest of his life he suffered recurring episodes of illness and disability. An Australian marsupial rat-kangaroo and a ...

Ebola

...antibodies from exposure to the virus, but none fell ill. Ebola–Reston has re-emerged in monkeys several times since then, but no humans have contracted the virus (“Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Table”). It is unknown why the monkeys became ill, but not the humans (Draper 40). Ebola&ndash...

Edward Jenner

...tic image of the beautiful milkmaid came from the fact that milkmaids often contracted cowpox, and would thereafter be immune to the disfigurement of smallpox.) ... in smallpox inoculation, but using material from a cowpox pustule. The boy contracted cowpox, and after six weeks, recovered safely. Jenner then applied the stan...
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Marker

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Flexor

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Biodiversity

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Biceps

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