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URAC Seeks Public Input on New Uniform External Review Standards for Health Plan and Health Utilization Management Organizations

Public Comment Period Open for New Standards Aligned with NAIC Model Act WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC , a leading health care accreditation and education organization, today requested public input on a proposed new, optional set of standards fo...

Edmond Scientific Company Awarded VA Contract for External Integration Architecture Support

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmond Scientific Company (ESC) has been awarded a contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) to provide architecture and engineering services to support the external integration of VA information system...

Elpac Power System 150-Watt Commercial External Power Supply Features Industry-Leading Efficiency and Power Density

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- International Components Corporation (ICC), an established global leader in designing and manufacturing portable rechargeable systems, today launched a new series of high-efficiency AC-DC external power adapters benefiting a broad range of feature-rich electronic d...

Study Stresses Importance of Availability of Automated External Defibrillators at Athletic Events

Use of AED Improves Survival Rates. Rosemont, IL (Vocus) December 30, 2008 -- Utilizing an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) as part of a comprehensive emergency action plan (EAP) at an athletic event can mean the difference between life and death for an athlete or...

$3.5 Million in Reimbursements for Purchases of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for Texas Schools Still Unclaimed With Deadline Approaching

WOODRUFF, Wis., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Of $9 million appropriated by the Texas legislature to reimburse State public and private schools for purchases of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), $3.5 million remains unclaimed. Texas schools are still eligible to make an AED purchase under th...

New Technique Removes Gallbladder Without External Incisions

Endoscope was inserted through 1-inch cut behind uterus and into woman's body cavity FRIDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- In what they say may be the first operation of its kind in the United States, surgeons at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center removed a ...

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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer Following External Beam Radiation Therapy Investigated in Phase III Clinical Study

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new study, men with locally recurrent prostate cancer may be able to receive a promising investigational ultrasound treatment option. A Phase III clinical trial at Specialists in Urology, located in North Naples, FL, is investigating the safety ...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...ured a variety of factors: disinhibition - eating even when full; awareness - being aware of how food looks, tastes and smells; external cues - eating in response to environmental cues, such as advertising; emotional response - eating in response to sadness or stress; and ...

Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs

... move is consistent with Lilly's transformation into a fully integrated pharmaceutical network (FIPNet) in which it is increasingly collaborating with external organizations and companies to speed innovation to patients. Nearly 20 current FIPNet partners are located in proximity to the new location. ImClone'...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Commences Phase 1 Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in Recurrent Pediatric Solid Tumors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

... study announced today is being fully funded by an external grant provided by a private organization. ...ater this year. Such studies also to be funded by external grants. Ron Bentsur, Chief Executive ...tsur continued, "We are extremely grateful for the external financial support which we have received, and we l...

First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices

...onal devices. NOTES is a surgical method in which external incisions are eliminated, potentially leading to r...procedure using the patient's mouth as the primary external access point. This protocol was designed to collec...l approach to minimally invasive surgery, in which external incisions are eliminated, potentially leading to r...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Recruitment of Second 100 Patient Cohort in Phase II DVT Prophylaxis Study With TB-402

...vein thrombosis (DVT) following orthopaedic surgery. The decision to move ahead with the second cohort of this trial follows unanimous advice from the external efficacy and safety monitoring board to proceed using a higher dose of TB-402. The Phase II trial is an active (enoxaparin)-controlled, dose-es...
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RingFix™ External Fixation System

Description: The SBI RingFix is a modular external fixation system designed to accommodate patients with a large variety of clinical needs. Originally marketed in Europe under the Fixano brand, RingFIX has a successful 20 year history of clinical use in the global healthcare marketplace. Developed around the pr...
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RingFix External Fixation System

Description: The SBI RingFix is a modular external fixation system designed to accommodate patients with a large variety of clinical needs. Originally marketed in Europe under the Fixano brand, RingFIX has a successful 20 year history of clinical use in the global healthcare marketplace. Developed around the pr...
Company:Small Bone Innovations, Inc.

AccuDrain External CSF Drainage System

Description: The AccuDrain System is a panel mounted system that offers several unique design features which address many critical needs of the heath care professional using the system. It is the only drainage system available with a dual action lever that allows the system to be easily and quickly attached to...
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Clearview Simplify D-dimer External Controls

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ErecAid® Esteem™ External Vacuum Therapy System

Description: The ErecAid® Esteem™ External Vacuum Therapy System restores sexual function in 9 out of 10 impotent men. Non-invasive and low cost vacuum therapy, coupled with its "relatively high probability of desirable outcome", makes it the ideal therapy for treating erectile dysfunction. ErecAid&re...
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Freedom® Gizmo™ - Latex External Catheters

Description: The Gizmo male external catheter is a latex catheter that uses a single-sided adhesive strip....
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Allopathic medicine

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American Dietetic Association

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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

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Artecoll

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Atransferrinemia

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Wounds

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Vulva

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Vulvovaginitis

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Rhythmic breathing adapts to external beat through 'brain calculus'

CAMBRIDGE, Mass, Sept. 12, 2007 The same kind of learning that allows humans to get used to a subtle touch or persistent odor may also help human vital signs adapt to medical interventions such as mechanical ventilation. The team, led by Chi-Sang Poon, a research scientist at the Harvard-MIT ...

Microbes and their hosts -- exploring the complexity of symbiosis in DNA and cell biology

...rm "symbiont plasticity" describes the mechanisms by which symbiotic microbes adapt to changes in host development, immune responses, and the changing external environment. Jennifer Wernegreen, PhD, from the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, MA, and Diana Wheeler, PhD, from the University of Arizona...

Study reveals a reprogrammed role for the androgen receptor

... hold the disease in check for a period of time that varies from patient to patient, but the tumor almost invariably gains the ability to grow without external androgen. One of the ways such cells re-start their growth is by producing their own androgen, scientists have discovered. Another way involves th...

What scientists know about jewel beetle shimmer

... "Jewel beetles" are widely known for their glossy external skeletons that appear to change colors as the angl...lecting properties of the cells that make up their external skeletons, not because of unique, light-absorbing ... produce colors. In the case of the jewel beetle's external skeleton, its five, six and seven sided cells spon...

Music is the engine of new U-M lab-on-a-chip device

... system," Burns said. "It's a way to make the connections between the microfluidic world and the real world much simpler." The new system is still external to the chip, but the researchers are working to make it smaller and incorporate it on a microfluidic device. That would be a step closer to a smartpho...

When children have breathing problems

...pzig. Increasing numbers of children around the world are suffering from respiratory problems coughing, wheezing and asthma attacks. Although the key external causes of these diseases were identified a long time ago (traffic and industrial air pollution), it had not previously been possible to distinguish cl...
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DuPont Biotech Stewardship Program Gains External Certification

Third-Party Audit Confirms Responsible Use. Wilmington, DE (Vocus) February 17, 2009 -- DuPont today announced that third-party audits have verified its plant biotechnology research and development processes are in compliance with the Excellence Through StewardshipSM ...

USP Names Matthew Heyman Vice President of External Affairs and Strategic Integration

The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention is pleased to announce that Matthew Heyman joined the organization as vice president of external affairs and strategic integration on December 1, 2008. Rockville, Md. (Vocus) December 1, 2008 -- The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Conve...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

... for pirfenidone which we now expect to submit in the fourth quarter. It has taken more time than we anticipated to integrate the advice of a host of external expert advisors and to take every possible step to develop the strongest possible file that positions us for potential approval in the first review cy...

R-Tech Ueno Notifies R&D Items

...gthen R&D in the ophthalmologic & dermatological fields that are its priority and exclusive areas, and promote relevant affiliation, etc. with external entities. 1. Development code UF-021 (eye diseases) The item in question is isopropyl unoproston, the effective ingredient of "Rescula(R...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...FDA approval of LIDODERM. During the month, we will be highlighting key milestones and patient successes through the past decade through a variety of external channels. In addition, the Patchwork of Hope Network(TM), an unbranded grass-roots education program on shingles and after-shingles pain in par...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...million for the same period last year. The decrease in research and development expenses is primarily due to expense management efforts and decreasing external clinical development expenses related to the elagolix program. General and administrative expenses were $4.8 million for the second quarter of...
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DH-2000-DUV with integrated shutter and external TTL control from Ocean Optics

Description: Identical to the DH-2000, except that it uses a deep-UV deuterium bulb, which provides a 190-1700 nm wavelength range and comes with a shutter (controlled via a TTL signal or switch up to 5 Hz) The DH-2000 Deuterium Tungsten Halogen Light Source combines the continuous spectrum of deuterium and t...
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Varian 4000 Ion Trap GC/MS from Varian, Inc.

Description:... The Varian 4000 GC/MS system offers three easily switchable ionization configurations: internal ionization (II), external ionization (EI) or hybrid chemical ionization (CI)...
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OEM-EPC Electronic Pressure Control from Parker Hannifin Corporation

Description:...n carrier gas flow control, microfluidic flow control, gas-over-liquid flow control, liquid dispensing, and hydro-dynamic focusing, the OEM-EPC offers external pressure sensor capability, high accuracy, and low power consumption....
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Mini-PROTEAN 3 Dodeca Cell With Multi-Casting Chamber from Bio-Rad

Description:...precast (8.6 x 6.8 cm) gels. The cell requires 3.4-4.4 L of buffer and includes an electrophoresis tank with built-in cooling coil that attaches to an external refrigerated circulator (not included), lid with power cables, 6 electrophoresis clamping frames, 2 buffer dams, drain line, and 2 gel releasers. This...
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Spike2 version 6 software from Cambridge Electronic Design Limited

Description:...rements. Applications range from basic data logging to complex setups involving on-line spike discimination from multielectrode arrays with control of external equipment and custom analysis....
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Gemini Pipetting Software from Tecan

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Abiogenesis

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Absorption spectrum

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Adenosine triphosphate

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Albinism

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Alcohol

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Alexander Fleming

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Zinc finger

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Xenopus

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Virion

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Ureter

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