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FDA extends review of Pennsaid(R) diclofenac sodium topical solution

ST. LOUIS and MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Covidien (NYSE: COV ), a leading global provider of healthcare products, and Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a Canadian drug development company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set a new action date...

NutraCea Announces Additions to Management Team; Chief Operating Officer Extends Employment Contract

PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, today announced three key personnel moves to further support and strengthen the management team of the Company. Leo Gingras, Chi...

Booth Radiology Extends and Elevates Partnership With AMICAS

BOSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMICAS, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCS ), a leader in image and information management solutions, today announced a new contract with Booth Radiology (West Deptford, NJ). This agreement will allow Booth Radiology to use the AMICAS ONE Suite(TM) as its end-...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Amends Terms and Extends Deadlines for Previously Announced Cash Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), have amended the terms of their previously announced offers to purchase for cash (i) their Senior Secured Floating R...

CareTech Extends IT Outsourcing Contract with The Christ Hospital

TROY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire/ --CareTech Solutions ( www.caretechsolutions.com ), an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today it has signed a five-year renewal agreement to continue providing The Christ Hospit...

NCI Renews Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Support Grant, Extends Comprehensive Status

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (MCCC) received an additional five years of National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding and re-designation as a comprehensive cancer center, according to Robert Diasio, M.D. , the center's director. Mayo Clinic has th...

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Neurosciences Institute Discovers Drug Extends Stroke Treatment Time to 24 Hours, Repairs Brain Tissue

Could Be Life-Changing for Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer's Patients MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) have discovered that Bryostatin -- and a related class o...

FDA Extends Review Period for Daiichi Sankyo, Lilly Investigative Antiplatelet Drug, Prasugrel

Companies confirm the start of TRILOGY ACS clinical trial to study Prasugrel against Clopidogrel in medically managed ACS patients TOKYO and INDIANAPOLIS, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited, (TSE:4568) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) said that the U...

Everolimus (RAD001) Significantly Extends Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients After Failure of Other Targeted Therapy

- Outstanding interim results cause independent data monitoring committee to immediately share findings; patients on placebo to be offered everolimus - Everolimus (RAD001) tablet, taken once daily, demonstrated highly effective anti-tumor activity through continuous targeted inhibition of ...

Protalix BioTherapeutics Extends Research Agreement With Yissum Based on Promising Acetylcholinesterase Program Results in Animal Study

CARMIEL, Israel, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (Amex: PLX ), today announced that it has achieved proof of concept results in an animal study conducted as part of its Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) Program. The Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) Program is being condu...

FDA Extends Review of Genasense(R) NDA Appeal in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genta Incorporated (Nasdaq: GNTA ) announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended its review of Genta's appeal of the non- approvable decision for a New Drug Application (NDA) that proposed the use of Genasens...

Baxa Corporation Extends Global Reach With New Distribution Agreements in Colombia and the Dominican Republic

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of systems for safe fluid handling and delivery in hospital pharmacies, announces the addition of two new international product distributors. These agreements -- with Magallan Pharma Trading Corporation in Colombia...
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CoverGirl Eyewear Collection

Description:... Cover Girl Eyewear extends that easy, breezy, beautiful image to its eyewear by offering fashionable styles, featuring an array of stylish colors, trendy shapes, spring hinges, ...
Company:Marcolin USA, Inc.

Arm Support Sleeves

Description:... Provides upper and lower arm support. extends to the lower arm and across the shoulders. Has two columns of hook & eye closure for added adjustability....
Company:Medico International Inc.

Arm Support Vest

Description:... Provides upper and lower arm and flank support. extends to the wrist and over the full upper back. Has a thin strap above the breast and a 3 waistband for a secure, comfortable fit. Made of soft spandex....
Company:Medico International Inc.

Propaq LT Patient Monitor

Description:... clip on an IV pole, small enough to carry around, and rugged and durable enough for interdepartmental transport and bedside procedures, the Propaq LT extends patient monitoring to more areas in and outside of the hospital than ever before. And with the ability to withstand a six-foot drop, the Propaq LT con...
Company:Welch Allyn Medical Products

Patient Care Monitor & Central Station

Description:... Patient Care Monitor (PCM) and Central Station provide an example of the Witt integration experience. PCM extends the cardiac cath or electrophysiology lab to healthcare professionals before and after cath and/or EP procedures, providing both physiomonitoring para...
Company:Witt Biomedical Corporation

MedPoint™

Description:...ance that they are administering the correct medication to each patient. When used with a bar coded patient bracelet and a hand-held scanner, MedPoint extends the benefits of the hospital's pharmacy system to the bedside with positive verification and complete documentation of every medication administration...
Company:Healthcare-ID, Inc.
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Urethra

...can ... For women, thinning and drying of the skin in the vagina or urethra , especially after menopause ... The male urethra (Fig. 1142) extends from the internal urethral orifice in the ... The urethra ends at the point where the extremity of the prepuce joins the body ... Jay D. Bur...

Tooth anatomy

... is protected by the hard enamel ... Tooth anatomy . Information. The visible portion of the tooth is the crown. ... The root of the tooth extends down into the jaw bone and provides circulation ... ... structural damage, in the teeth . See also: Early childhood caries ... Tooth ana...

Simian crease

... In humans, a single transverse palmar crease is a single crease that extends across the palm of the hand, formed by the fusion of the two palmar creases that people typically have.... Simian crease - Overview, A simian...

Sigmoid

...amples and sigmoid quotes. ... colon. colostomy. rectum. sigmoid flexure. sigmoidoscope. spasm ... Sigmoid colon – S-shaped section that extends to the rectum. Normal Anatomy of the Intestines ... cancers occur in the upper rectum and adjoining sigmoid colon. ... ...

Pterygium

...t" ... A pterygium is a growth of scar tissue and blood vessels on the sun-exposed ... A pterygium often grows in a "wing" shape,, which extends across the cornea ... Los Angeles Lasik surgeon, Dr. Khanna, has included Pterygium questions for more information about this eye disease ...

Perineum

...is and how great perineum massage can feel? ... For women, the perineum extends to the vaginal opening; for men it extends to ... perineum n. , pl. -nea . The portion of the body in the pelvi...
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Aware, Inc. Amends and Extends Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ) today announced that it has amended and extended its modified Dutch Auction tender offer. As a result of comments and a request from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), Aware has agreed to narrow the pr...

Aware, Inc. Amends and Extends Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ) today announced that it has amended and extended its modified Dutch Auction tender offer. As a result of comments and a request from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), Aware has agreed to narrow the pr...

NIH extends commitment to transformative research with 2008 Pioneer, New Innovator Awards

The National Institutes of Health announced today that it has increased its support of high-impact research with 2008 NIH Director's Pioneer and New Innovator Awards to 47 scientists, many of whom are in the early stages of their careers. The grants, estimated to be up to $138 million over five ye...

DOE JGI extends the capabilities of the Integrated Microbial Genome System

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) has extended the capabilities of the Integrated Microbial Genomes (IMG) data management system, updated the content of the IMG/M metagenome data management and analysis system, and has launched its educational comp...

Successful cooperation extends Dragon Program

Following the success of the Dragon Programme, more than 300 leading European and Chinese scientists have gathered from 21 to 25 April 2008 in Beijing in the Peoples Republic of China to present their results and to kick off the programmes second phase, Dragon 2. The Dragon Programme is a joint...

Thinking makes it so: Science extends reach of prosthetic arms

BETHESDA, Md. − Motorized prosthetic arms can help amputees regain some function, but these devices take time to learn to use and are limited in the number of movements they provide. Todd A. Kuiken, M.D., Ph.D., a physiatrist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and professor at Nor...
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NASA Extends Bioastronautics Contract With Wyle for Total Value of $976 Million

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has exercised a $201 million second option on a contract with Wyle to provide continuing support to the Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The option extends the contract to April 30, 2013. The work will be do...

GeneThera Extends its Reach Overseas

Results from Pharma Finance 2009 ARVADA, Colo., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeneThera, Inc. (OTC: GTHR.PK). GeneThera, as a service and responsibility to our shareholders, is addressing our recent events. GeneThera Inc. recently attended Pharma Finance 2009, a Biotechnology, Medic...

Insmed Announces That NASDAQ Further Extends Temporary Suspension of Minimum Bid Closing Price Rule

RICHMOND, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq: INSM ), a developer of follow-on biologics (FOB) and biopharmaceuticals, today announced that on Monday, March 23, 2009, NASDAQ issued a notice further extending the suspension of the rules requiring a minimum $1 closing bid ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Extends Subsequent Offering Period for Indevus Shares Until 5:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Announces that Approximately 89.3 Percent of Outstanding Indevus Shares Have Been Accepted for Purchase CHADDS FORD, Pa., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced today that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 13, 2009, approximately 71,00...

BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to April 3, 2009

NEW YORK, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), an affiliate of Biotechnology Value Fund L.P. ("BVF"), which has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) ("Avigen") for $1.00 per share, announced today that i...

BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to March 6, 2009

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), an affiliate of Biotechnology Value Fund L.P. ("BVF"), which has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) ("Avigen") for $1.00 per share, announced today that i...

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BioPrime Plus Array CGH Indirect Genomic Labeling Module from Invitrogen

Description:...yme. Alexa Fluor AHA modified nucleotides (direct labeling) or amino-allyl modified nucleotides (indirect labeling) are incorporated as the polymerase extends from the priming sites. The labeled samples are then purified to remove contaminants prior to denaturing and hybridization to a microarray (direct lab...
Company:Invitrogen

BioPrime Array CGH Genomic Labeling System from Invitrogen

Description:...yme. Alexa Fluor AHA modified nucleotides (direct labeling) or amino-allyl modified nucleotides (indirect labeling) are incorporated as the polymerase extends from the priming sites. The labeled samples are then purified to remove contaminants prior to denaturing and hybridization to a microarray (direct lab...
Company:Invitrogen

LTQ XL with ETD from Thermo Scientific

Description:... The LTQ XL extends the legendary MSn performance of the LTQ, incorporating more techniques to generate structural information through Thermo Scientifics innovations in i...
Company:Thermo Scientific

500-MS LC Ion Trap from Varian, Inc.

Description:...em sensitivity, mass resolution, and mass stability reflect the ion trap technologys inherent advantages, while the new enhanced charge capacity extends the number of ions that can be stored in the ion trap resulting in greater sensitivity and reduced background while delivering reliable qualitative an...
Company:Varian, Inc.

MetaMine from Agilent Technologies

Description:... Metamine is an autonomous data mining tool that extends the capabilities of conventional research teams. It is a proactive agent that searches for significant results buried within the GeNet data repository...
Company:Agilent Technologies

LTQ XL Linear Ion Trap from Thermo Scientific

Description:... The LTQ XL extends the MSn performance of the LTQ linear ion trap with powerful new tools to generate extensive structural information for the most demanding proteomics ...
Company:Thermo Scientific
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Anaphase

.... The contributions of anaphase A and anaphase B to anaphase vary with cell type. In mammalian cells anaphase B follows shortly after anaphase A and extends the spindle to around twice its metaphase length; in contrast yeast and certain protozoa use anaphase B as the main means of chromosome separati...

Biology

... is being studied. For example, what is learned about the physiology of yeast cell can also apply to human cells. The field of animal physiology extends the tools and methods of human physiology to non-human animal species . Plant physiology also borrows techniques from both fields. Anatomy i...

Sticky end/blunt end

...: 5'- CpTpGpApTpCpTpGpApCpTpGpApTpGpCpGpTpApTpGpCpTpApGpT -3' 3'- GpApCpTpApGpApCpTpGpApCpTpApCpGpCpApTpApCpGpApTpCpA -5' However, if one strand extends beyond the complementary region, then the DNA is said to possess an overhang : 5'- ApTpCpTpGpApCpT -3' 3'- TpApGpApCpTpGpApCpTpApCpG -5' If ano...

DNA

...eometries, of which the "B" form described by James D. Watson and Francis Crick is believed to predominate in cells. It is 2 nanometres wide and extends 3.4 nanometres per 10 bp of sequence. This is also the approximate length of sequence in which the double helix makes one complete turn about its ax...

Immune system

...ed by opsonization, where proteins like opsonins are coated on the surface of the bacterium. This is followed by ingestion , in which the phagocyte extends projections, forming pseudopods that engulf the foreign organism. Finally the bacterium is digested by the enzymes in the lysosome. Anti-microb...

Kidney

...s urine . A nephron consists of an initial filtering component called the renal corpuscle (or Malpighian corpuscle ), and a renal tubule that extends from the renal corpuscle. Each renal corpuscle contains a compact bunch of interconnected capillaries called the " glomerulus ", which protrudes int...
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Yolk plug

...led the yolk plug , will get smaller in size and finally close. ... Immediately after the yolk plug closure the posterior end of the embryo extends ... ... blastopore and Frog yolk plug . These slides only contain ... Now examine your frog yolk plug slide and try to visualize the cell...

Vector

...wable array of objects. ... However, the size of a Vector can grow or shrink as needed to accommodate adding ... public class Vector <E> extends AbstractList<E> ... The Vector class implements a growable array of objects. ... the size of a Vector can grow or shrink as ... A vect...

Vagina

...o includes numerous tiny glands that make ... The vagina is the female internal sex organ that begins on the outside at the vaginal opening and extends about three to five inches inside, ending at the cervix. Objects placed in the vagina are foreign bodies that may produce symptoms or be asymptom...

Triceps muscle

... humans. It originates just below the socket of the scapula (shoulder blade) and at two distinct areas of the humerus, the bone of the upper arm. It extends downward and inserts on (attaches to) the upper part of the ulna, in the forearm. Its... Expert muscle -building instruction, cutting-edge graphic...

Transformed phenotype

...e had also lost their sensitivity ... Artifacts specific to the transformed phenotype are a serious drawback to this approach. ... cells and extends cell life span without a transformed phenotype . ... These properties are consistent with a weakly transformed phenotype for rela-/- cells...

Tracheae

.... ... The tracheae are separated out, cleared with 8% potassium ... The tracheae are long cylindrical dead cells. ... a spacious lumen that extends throughout the length of the trachea . ... Xylem Tracheae , vessel element in LS ... The honey bee tracheal mite, Acarapis woodi (Rennie) is an i...
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