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Berlin Heart Saves The Life Of An Eighteen Month Old Child

Little Claudia Twiby, eighteen months old was kept alive with a Berlin heart until a real one was found for a transplant// . Four weeks later she received a new donated heart and is now back home in Brighton with her parents Jodie Lansdale, 32, and Shaun Twiby, 42. Claudia was only the seco...

Consumer Reports Survey: HMOs Beat PPOs on Cost, Customer Support and Billing Services

...plans at the top of Consumer Reports' ranking. Only 4 percent of respondents had problems getting the care they needed in higher-rated plans. eighteen percent of all respondents said that they had trouble getting to see a plan doctor at some point during the year. Among users of some lower-rated plan...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

.... The hip flexor activation, however, in their kicking leg could correlate to the pattern of sports hernia seen in male soccer players. With more than eighteen million people playing soccer in the United States, according to the latest FIFA (Fdration Internationale de Football Association) survey, understandi...

The power of prayer?

...ced Study at Harvard University. While there she is working on her forthcoming book, Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine. Cadge evaluated eighteen published studies on intercessory prayer that were conducted between 1965 and 2006. Collectively, the studies provide a fascinating snapshot of changi...

Studies Show Groundbreaking 22% Reduction in Depression Symptoms in 4 Hours

...vior disorder. This includes but is not limited to obesity, anorexia, bulimia, ADD, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, anxiety and alcohol and drug addiction. There are eighteen components when measuring depression with fear, guilt and anger recognized as the most significant. "All human behavior is emotionally driven and...

Saint Thomas Health Services Partners With Curaspan on Patient Flow Initiative Resulting in Estimated Savings of Nearly $6 Million

...s was Curaspan Health Group's secure, web-based e Discharge(R) software. STHS began this redesign process and soon added the e Discharge software. eighteen months later, the system has achieved an estimated savings of $6 million in decreased length of stay. According to Elizabeth Lemons, BSN, MBA, CP...

First Brain Training Consumer's Guide Debunks Ten Brain Health Myths and Reviews 21 Products

...ate growing brain research and identify the lifestyle factors and products that contribute to brain health and fitness. By gathering insights from eighteen of the world's top scientists and offering tools and detailed descriptions of over twenty products, this book is an essential guide to the field of br...

Conflict-affected countries receive less aid dedicated to reproductive health

...f this total, they found that US $509.3m (or 2.4%) was allocated to reproductive health. This amounts to just US $1.30 for each person per year in the eighteen countries undergoing conflict. In contrast, people in countries receiving aid that had not experienced conflict received 50% more for reproductive hea...

NYSE Amex LLC Accepts Plan of Compliance of The Quantum Group, Inc.

...logy system that has been designed to bridge the gaps of communication and exchange of patient information throughout the healthcare industry. To date eighteen provisional and one utility patent application have been filed in support of PWeR. The system can integrate all of the functions a physician/provider...

Support Bristol's Highly Qualified Independent Nominees for Advocat Board

...m "in a lump sum an amount equal to 250% of his base salary" and thereafter continue to provide him with the benefits and perks that he now enjoys for eighteen months. According to the 2009 Proxy Statement, these payments would then exceed $1.3 million. Similar provisions govern the employment of Mr. Tyler...
Eighteen in Medical Technology

University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test

... positive by PCR-MS, and approximately 15% of these samples contained a higher viral load than the clinically validated cut-off of the HC2 test. eighteen (14.5%) of 124 cervical scraping samples that were positive by HC2 for high-risk HPV were negative by PCR-MS. In all these cases, degenerate DNA sequ...

Transave Receives $2.2 Million Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for Development of ARIKACE(TM)

...ministered once daily for 28 days using an eFlow(R) Nebulizer System (PARI Pharma GmbH), a novel, highly efficient, portable aerosol delivery system. eighteen clinical sites throughout the United States are participating in the study. About ARIKACE(TM) ARIKACE is a sustained-release formul...

Hope for 14 Million Rosacea Sufferers: Pyratine-XR(TM) Study to be Presented at South Beach Symposium

... advancements are now offering rosacea sufferers hope and a way to control the signs and symptoms of this potentially life-disruptive disorder. eighteen subjects with mild-to-moderate rosacea participated in a 48-week study at the University of California, Irvine , and were evaluated through physician...

Human Genome Sciences Begins Delivery of First-in-Class Anthrax Treatment to U.S. Strategic National Stockpile

... The anthrax vaccine takes several weeks following the initial doses before immunity is detectable, and requires multiple injections over a period of eighteen months, in addition to annual booster vaccination, to maintain protective immunity. Antibiotics are effective in killing anthrax bacteria, but are no...

Trius Antibiotics to be Highlighted in 18 Presentations at ICAAC/IDSA

...ial infections, announced today that the results of multiple studies on its lead program, TR-701, and its other pipeline programs will be presented in eighteen presentations at the upcoming joint Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) and Infectious Diseases Society of Americ...

Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s New Drug Laevo-Bambutero Begins Evaluation for Clinical Trials

...e from six to nine months and will determine if and when stringent clinical trials begin. If approved, those clinical trials should take approximately eighteen months. Pending final approval for manufacturing and distribution from the SFDA, Lotus plans to launch sales of Laevo-Bambutero by 2012. "The news f...

Terumo Heart Summarizes Results of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS Implants

...uration of support was 214 +/- 226 days with a cumulative duration of 32 years. The Kaplan-Meier (K-M) survival was 82% at 6 months and 77% at 1 year. eighteen patients (33%) were transplanted at 181 +/- 135 days. Thirteen patients (24%) were supported > 1 year with the mean support duration of 568 +/- 183 da...

deCODE Launches a DNA-Based Test for Assessing Risk of Prostate Cancer on the Back of the Discovery of New Prostate Cancer Genes

... deCODE PrCa(TM), we are bringing together in one tool all of the major genetic risk factors for prostate cancer that we have discovered over the past eighteen months. We believe that this is a test with significant clinical utility for improving and personalizing the screening and treatment of one of the mos...

CASTLE Study Showed Similar Efficacy Between Once-Daily REYATAZ(R) (atazanavir sulfate)/ritonavir and Twice-Daily lopinavir/ritonavir at 48 Weeks in Previously Untreated HIV-Infected Adult Patients

... in the REYATAZ/r arm and 219 cells/mm3 in patients in the lopinavir/r arm. Lipid Effects * Seven percent of patients in the REYATAZ/r arm vs. eighteen percent of patients in the lopinavir/r arm had total cholesterol greater than or equal to 240 mg/dL. * Less than one percent of patients in ...

Positive Results Published Using AtriCure Minimally Invasive Products

... with persistent AF and 14 patients presented with paroxysmal AF. All 22 patients were followed for a minimum of one year with an average follow-up of eighteen months. Holter monitoring was applied at the final follow-up to more accurately determine the rhythm status. At the final follow-up, 20 patients (91...
Eighteen in Medical Products

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Toeing in

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Separation anxiety

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Eighteen in Biological News

Happier, healthier, more productive hens on omega-3?

... UK's leading egg production company. The three-year research project will investigate the benefits of omega-3 supplemented diets in laying hens. eighteen million laying hens in the UK will need to be "re-housed" within the next four years as a result of a EU ruling banning conventional cage systems. Be...

Science internships attract students to research careers

...s funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program (USDA-HSI) in 2000 and initiated in Summer 2001. eighteen undergraduate tudents from UTB and 33 from UTPA participated in the project through June 2007. Most of the students were juniors and seniors. Resea...

Researchers note differences between people and animals on calorie restriction

...ERIE study (Comprehensive Assessment of the Long term Effects of Reducing Intake of Energy), the project randomly divided 48 people into three groups: eighteen cut their caloric intake by 25 percent for one year. Another 18 started exercising to increase their energy expenditure by 25 percent for a year. A th...

Penn announces $50M Penn Integrates Knowledge neurosciences initiative

...Knowledge Neuroscience Initiative is in addition to several significant neuroscience initiatives currently underway or planned at Penn including: eighteen faculty positions in the neurosciences added since 2006. Dedicated neuroscience facilities in the Fisher Translational Research Center intended to ac...

In Vietnam, alongside progress, a battle for life

...ul, so I didnt think it was anything serious. Anyway, I didnt have any health insurance," Xuong recalls. "I just hoped it would go away." It didnt. eighteen months later, when the lump had reached the size of a plum, Xuong borrowed money and started a cancer journey which ended at the National Cancer Hospi...

BIO-key(R) Issues Open Letter to Shareholders

...icipate making continued progress toward winning several high profile government and commercial projects that have been pending for the past twelve to eighteen months. Despite positive biometric industry trends and our strong public safety account base, the Company's market value currently stands below our ...

Platinum Solutions, Inc. Teams with Lockheed Martin on Federal Bureau of Investigation's Next Generation Identification Program

...GI program. We have been a trusted partner of the FBI since 1999 and have developed or maintained twenty-two production FBI systems over the course of eighteen successful contracts. We feel honored to be a part of the team selected to design and implement NGI, which will become a vital biometrics resource for...

UC Davis stem researchers demonstrate safety of gene therapy using adult stem cells

...nd we are working hard to establish safe and effective human embryonic stem cell-based cures for patients as well." Nolta and Bauer have worked on eighteen cell and gene therapy clinical therapy trials during their 12 years as colleagues, including stem cell gene therapy trials for adenosine deaminase def...

BIO-key(R) Awarded Mobile Data Contract for Additional 10 Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies

...the ability to send incident updates and alerts to commanders and other mobile units directly from their laptop. The data system will serve a total of eighteen agencies in twelve Kenton County communities -- and more than 160 mobile users -- upon activation on May 1st, 2008. Additional agencies are expected t...

Long-term use of mechanical ventilation contributes to the deterioration of human diaphragm muscle

...ne shows, for the first time in humans, that ventilators combined with diaphragm disuse contributes to muscle atrophy in the diaphragm in as little as eighteen hours. Muscle atrophy in the diaphragm is a major contributor of why patients who have undergone prolonged mechanical ventilation often have difficult...
Eighteen in Biological Technology

PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan

...phiX as a biotech company in order to partner with industry. PharmatrophiX is funded through a special hybrid investment vehicle begun by ADDF eighteen months ago - the Fund for Alzheimer's Drug Discovery. This novel philanthropic funding program is modeled after a traditional, "for profit" venture ca...

Beactica Announces Drug Discovery Agreement With Cubist Pharmaceuticals

...help progress one of their discovery programmes." Cubist becomes the fifth life-science company to enter an agreement with Beactica in the past eighteen months. About Beactica Beactica AB is a specialist drug discovery company, utilising its proprietary methodologies to evaluate the bioph...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Appoints Dr. Peng Wang as Chief Scientific Officer

...resident of Discovery Biology at WuXi PharmaTech. Previously, Dr. Wang was a Research Fellow at Schering-Plough Research Institute where he worked for eighteen years with increasing responsibilities. Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Tokyo in 1990. "As a recognized bi...

Pharmatech Oncology Selected to Present at Company Showcase at BIOZONA

...lso expand the number of patients being offered trials. "Pharmatech Oncology is honored to be selected from a large number of applicants to be one of eighteen companies presenting at this distinguished BIOZONA event. We anticipate great exposure for our Just-In-Time clinical trial program, as we feel it is ...

Pyratine XR(TM) Launches at 67th AAD Meeting, Offering Hope to 14 Million Rosacea Sufferers

...th topical agents that can cause high skin sensitivity, treatments that provide sustained relief of the signs and symptoms of rosacea are needed. eighteen subjects with mild-to-moderate rosacea participated in a 48-week clinical trial at the University of California, Irvine , to assess the effects of Py...

Valeant to Acquire Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc. for $285 Million

...od following closing, Valeant will fund an escrow account of $35 million, which will be subject to indemnification claims from Valeant for a period of eighteen months following closing. The transaction is expected to be accretive in 2009. Additionally, Valeant will pay future milestones, based predominately...

AngioGenex Reviews 2008 Achievements and Sets Goals for 2009

... use of our companion diagnostic for theranostic purposes. Our goal is to file an IND on AGX51 and to initiate human testing within the next twelve to eighteen months. AngioGenex also plans to recruit at least one new Board member who can help guide the Company's effort to raise additional capital and move it...

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Staff Addition to Its BioMedical Systems Division

...XD Monoplace Hyperbaric Chamber. ETC is the only manufacturer of a time proven computerized monoplace hyperbaric chamber. Mr. Steimle joins ETC with eighteen years in the medical industry, twelve of them within wound care of which six are linked directly to hyperbarics chambers. The hiring continues the Com...

Positive Study Results for Ceftaroline Phase III Clinical Study for the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections Presented at ICAAC / IDSA

...omplicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI).(1) (LOGO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001011/FORESTLOGO ) Forest also presented eighteen abstracts on data from preclinical studies that demonstrate the activity of ceftaroline against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), mu...

PharmAthene Awarded NIAID Contract For Up to $83.9 Million For Third Generation rPA Anthrax Vaccine Program

...e, BioThrax(R) Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed, which was initially licensed by the Food and Drug Administration in 1970, requires six doses over a period of eighteen months to achieve protective immunity and is required to be stored at between 2 degrees Celsius and 8 degrees Celsius." PharmAthene believes that th...
Eighteen in Biological Products

DISCOVERLIGHT RABBIT ARRA from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:...ow-density array format. The kits include specially designed nitrocellulose membranes with a 384-grid template for arraying your proteins of interest. eighteen positive control elements consisting of biotin (yellow color element on membrane) and peroxidase (blue color element on membrane) serve as positional ...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.
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