Parker Extends Precise Medical Seal Capability; Acquires Hi-Tech Group Companies
...tic and elastomeric
components for medical devices such as intravenous equipment, drug infusion
pumps, masks, septums, respirator hoses, catheters and diaphragms
directly to original equipment manufacturers. Hi-Tech also produces
components for various pump valves, liquid control valves and other non-
Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV
...average of 18 months. Half of the women were given diaphragms
and a gel lubricant, while the other half were not...per year. Infections were found in 158 women given diaphragms
and condoms and counseling; 151 women were infecte... disappointing results was that the women provided diaphragms
reported using them only 70 percent of the time. T...
Researchers Conducting Clinical Trials of Diaphragm as HIV Prevention Method
...n Francisco's Medical Center are conducting// a large-scale clinical trial among 4,500 women in Zimbabwe and South Africa to test the effectiveness of diaphragms
in preventing the spread of HIV, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has provided $28 million for the study. The di...
Contraceptives via Internet
...rious contraceptive devices from Web sites located with commonly used search engines. The team found that male and female condoms, vaginal sponges and diaphragms
were widely available.
From Web sites based outside the US, the researchers were able to purchase oral contraceptives and levonorgestrel IUDs with...
Diaphragms in Medical Products
Description:...king stray light from entering the imaging light path and adversely affecting the image. The unit features removable and centerable field and aperture diaphragms
as well as several neutral density filters to provide complete control of the illumination to the specimen being observed. The Universal Epi-Fluoresce...
Features:...n feeling to ideally match the movement of microscope and stand. Motorized XY movement for 3 DOF robotics via CAS or manual fine control. Selection of diaphragms
in illumination module. Switchable to enhanced depth of field. Wide angle oculars 10x22B. Bi-directional RS 232 interface for navigational systems. Sp...
Features:... feeling to ideally match the movement of microscope and stand. Motorized XY movement for 3 DOF robotics via CAS or manual fine control. Selection of diaphragms
in illumination module. Switchable to enhanced depth of field. Wide angle oculars 10x22B. Computer control of all motorized functions. Bi-directional ...
Diaphragms in Biological News
Long-term use of mechanical ventilation contributes to the deterioration of human diaphragm muscle
...lts on the other hand were different.
Compared to the control group, the diaphragms
of the 14 case study members revealed:
23 percent lower levels of the ...aid. Therefore, we believe fiber atrophy of the magnitude noted in our case diaphragms
could have clinical significance.
Spinal cord bridge bypasses injury to restore mobility
...relatively short time.
His next step is a neural bridge that would help quadriplegics, who are unable to breathe without assistance, move their diaphragms
on their own. In future animal studies he plans to undertake nerve grafts from the leg to bridge the area of the spinal cord that controls breathing....
Cells from amniotic fluid used to tissue-engineer a new trachea
...ing their growth. Using mesenchymal stem cells from amniotic fluid, Fauza's team engineered a tendon patch for the diaphragm; a year later, the lambs' diaphragms
showed good healing.
The FDA is now reviewing Fauza's application to conduct a clinical trial in human babies with a prenatal ultrasound diagnosis...
Diaphragms in Biological Technology
Tiny refrigerator taking shape to cool future computers
...ompressors that pump refrigerants using penny-size diaphragms
and validated the model with experimental data. Th...lication is that the technology would require many diaphragms
operating in parallel to pump a large enough volum...earchers conducted laboratory experiments with the diaphragms
in Garimella's Thermal Microsystems Lab, develope...