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PercSys Introduces Accordion CoAx(TM) Stone Control Device for Facilitating Percutaneous Kidney Stone Treatments

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Percutaneous Systems, Inc. (PercSys) today announced that it will introduce the Accordion CoAx(TM) Stone Control Device, the newest member of its Accordion family of disposable kidney stone treatment tools, at the upcoming annual meeting of the America...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

... that will deliver HIV/AIDS treatment and healthcare by providing governments with technical assistance, leveraging human and financial resources, and facilitating the sharing of best practices across nationwide projects. CHAI also brokers agreements to lower prices of essential medicines and diagnostics, which a...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

...ide initiative, called coaches, will attend a Coaches Meeting in September 2009 in Washington, D.C., and learn methods and strategies for building and facilitating community leadership teams. Complete leadership teams from all 16 communities will then return to Washington, D.C. in February 2010 for a conference ...

Report: Microsoft Sponsoring Ads for Rogue Internet Pharmacies

..." online pharmacy. "We urge Microsoft to fix this problem," Horton and Bruen stated. "By continuing to allow these advertisements, Microsoft is facilitating prescription drug abuse and the proliferation of counterfeit drugs, both of which put our most vulnerable citizens at risk." The full report ...

Par Pharmaceutical Reports EPS of $0.71 for Second Quarter 2009

...xcluding the impact of certain items, as it believes that these non-GAAP financial measures are useful for evaluating Par's core operating results and facilitating comparison across reporting periods. Importantly, Par believes non-GAAP financial measures should be considered in addition to, and not in lieu of, U...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

...coming, the holidays and the state Health Department coming through with a validation survey! Compirion's people were very professional and helpful in facilitating a lot of changes. They gave excellent feedback. It felt like I got three times the amount of work done. That is the part I am going to miss." T...

Health Market Science Unveils CompleteView, the Most Comprehensive Master Data Management (MDM) Solution Available in the Healthcare Market

...oneking, Senior Director, Third Party Administration for Rite Aid commented, "Ensuring Rite Aid is fully compliant with all applicable regulations and facilitating a seamless workflow are our goals; deploying CompleteView is helping us meet these needs as well as streamlining internal processes for Rite Aid." ...

Bolli Becomes New Editor-In-Chief of Circulation Research

... a division of Wolters Kluwer Health. The journal's Web site, http://circres.ahajournals.org , has also been redesigned and streamlined, facilitating browsing and quick access to featured articles and "Online First" papers. Subscribers and readers have access to the journal's expanded online archiv...

GeneGo Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Pharmacogenomics Software Suite

...ns to the specific mechanisms and biological pathways driving idiosyncratic outcomes. The product will smooth the progress of personalized medicine by facilitating the application of personal genetic profiling to identify optimal therapeutic strategies." "Receiving such a prestigious grant award is another...

Olympus Managed Health Care Receives Third Party Administrative License in State of Florida

...dependent provider of health care claims administration and cost containment services. Since its inception in 1994, Olympus has focused exclusively on facilitating access to health care on behalf of its health care clientele. Olympus' innovative approach to health care reduces expenses by focusing on cost up pric...
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Cardica Announces Publication of Pivotal PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System Clinical Trial Results

...is. The study also demonstrated that the PAS-Port system saves approximately five minutes of operating room time when compared to both side-biting and facilitating hand-sewn anastomoses. "Used in the United States, Japan and Europe during thousands of CABG procedures to date, the PAS-Port system allows ...

Velos, Inc. Releases Software to Support Cancer Centers With New Workflow and Content for NCI Clinical Trials Reporting Program

... Velos Vice President for Product Development. "The abiding mission at Velos has always been to promote the NCI and its objectives. We're committed to facilitating their efforts to gain needed, up-to-date information. We have a shared goal to optimize investment in cancer research." Recently, the NCI fo...

Is Obesity an Oral Bacterial Disease?

...wide, dedicated to: (1) advancing research and increasing knowledge to improve oral health, (2) supporting the oral health research community, and (3) facilitating the communication and application of research findings for the improvement of oral health worldwide. To learn more, visit www.iadr.org . The America...

DIA Annual Meeting Attendees Invited to Participate in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Clinical Trial Survey

... TechTeam Global, Inc. (Nasdaq: TEAM ), a worldwide provider of information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing services, is facilitating the survey in partnership with the eClinical Forum. Members of the eClinical Forum and numerous other collaborating associations have invited site sta...

Adlyfe Strikes Translational Medicine Partnership With Wyeth Pharmaceuticals for Alzheimer's Biomarker Assay

... assays designed to measure levels of beta amyloid in the human brain. The companies will develop assays for specific beta amyloid targets for use in facilitating the development of treatments for Alzheimer's disease. The multiyear agreement included an upfront payment and specific future milestone payments. Fu...

Aching Back? Cholesterol Medication Might Help

... of the regenerative tissues. They hoped to maximize the expression of collagen II and minimize the expression of collagen I, two proteins involved in facilitating bone formation. They reported the following results: After 72 hours, researchers found that the number of nucleus pulposus cells...

Sosei Confirms the Safety of SD118 in Two Phase I Trials

... two Phase I trials for the development compound NSL-043/SD118, in partnership with Sosei Co. Ltd. Both of these trials reported a successful outcome, facilitating further development. ...

Sosei and NeuroSolutions Present Further Data on NSL-043/SD118 at the Society for Neuroscience 38th Annual Meeting

... two Phase I trials for the development compound NSL-043/SD118, in partnership with Sosei Co. Ltd. Both of these trials reported a successful outcome, facilitating further development. About Sosei Sosei Group is a leading international biopharmaceutical company with significant expertise in produc...

Regado Biosciences Completes Patient Enrollment for Phase IIa Study of REG1 Anticoagulation System

...B006 was used as the sole anticoagulant during the procedure. Following the procedure, RB007 was used to reverse the effects of RB006 with the goal of facilitating early sheath removal. Primary procedural success in the trial is defined by the absence of significant bleeding events up to hospital discharge or 48 ...

American Heart Association Scientific Statement: Heart Patients Should Be Screened, Treated for Depression

...000 members operate through 300 chapters and satellite organizations across the United States, with two chapters in Canada. Recognized for its role in facilitating a positive patient-care experience, Mended Hearts partners with 430 hospitals and rehabilitation clinics offering heart patient support through visiti...
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Repliform® Tissue Regeneration Matrix

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CobraPLA™

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S/5 Aespire

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S/5 Avance Carestation

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Silhouette Transitionless Peel-Away Introducer Sets

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iCycler iQ Real-Time PCR Detection System

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Oval Punches

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SmartXide

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ENDOPATH Xcel Bladeless Trocars

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Blind loop syndrome

...lind loop syndrome is a medical condition that occurs when the intestine is obstructed, slowing or stopping the progress of digested food, and thus facilitating the growth of bacteria to the point that problems in nutrient absorption occur. Contents 1 Physiology 2 Causes 3...
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Cortisol

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Short stressful events may improve working memory

...n, "we have discovered that chronic stress suppresses the transmission of glutamate in the prefrontal cortex of male rodents, which is opposite to the facilitating effect of acute stress, and that estrogen receptors in female rodents make them more resilient to chronic stress than male rats. "All these studies...

Wildlife Conservation Society supports world's first study of egg-laying mammal

...s and platypuses are more reptile-like than other mammals, with features such as: a more sprawling gait; and a single opening for depositing waste and facilitating reproduction (known as a cloaca, as in both birds and reptiles). Echidnas (both long- and short-beaked) lay a single egg, which the female holds in a...

Olympus broadens portfolio with new biliary metallic stent

...ow physicians to determine the position of the stent under an X-ray prior to deployment. A black marker is positioned at the proximal end of the stent facilitating endoscopic confirmation of the stent during deployment. The ease of deployment combined with superior radial support makes the X-Suit NIR the stent of...

Researcher garners major award from NIH for further exploration into the mechanisms of obesity

...t and its involvement in the seasonal control of total body. Among others in his lab's team, Bartness credits Song, a research scientist, with greatly facilitating progress in his research across the past 15 plus years. "It's been fun and hard work, and I've had a good team," he said. "This doesn't happen with...

American College of Medical Genetics affirms importance of newborn screening dried blood spots

..., the residual dried blood spots (DBS), serves as an additional valuable resource, whose benefits were discussed at length. Their overall use includes facilitating the improvement and evolution of newborn screening programs nationwide. It is envisioned that their uses will improve and change as scientific advance...

Wildlife trade threatens public health and ecosystems

... health. "As our world, in many senses, grows smaller and smaller with the ease of international travel, the network of connections has increased, facilitating the spread of diseases," said Rita Teutonico, senior advisor for integrative activities in the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Soc...

Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders

...ility capable of developing and implementing innovative research solutions for the commercialization of fuel production from algae. "By sharing and facilitating the interactions of these multiple researchers through this center, we hope to make sustainable algae-based fuel production and carbon dioxide abateme...

Symposia selected for Entomological Society of America meeting

... Herbivores to Novel Chemistries: Lessons from Native and Agricultural Systems Mite Invasions: Learning from the Invaders The Quiet Revolution: facilitating International, Holistic, Service Learning on Toxicologic, Physiologic Issues Structural, Veterinary, and Public Health Systems Symposia: ...

Biomedical researchers invited to design experiments for the International Space Station

...complements NASA's space exploration efforts. "As the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research, the NIH looks forward to facilitating access to our nation's life sciences laboratory in space," said Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., director of the NIH's National Institute of Arthritis an...

Mothers of multiple births at increased odds of postpartum depression

...depression in families with multiple births. "The low numbers of women receiving mental health counseling despite symptoms reinforces the need for facilitating better referral of patients with depressive symptoms," said Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPP, senior author of the study and an associate professor with the...
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WTN Interview with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin: Facilitating technology growth and regional economic development is a priority

Editors Note: I had the opportunity to speak with Congresswomen Tammy Baldwin at her Madison office about her involvement in bringing more federal dollars to Wisconsin for technology development, as well as how we can spur more regionally-based economic development. Although Baldwin is best know...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

...ard H. Rome, interim director of the CNSI and senior associate dean for research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "CNSI is committed to facilitating collaborations with private industry for the rapid commercialization of new innovations, and we are excited to welcome this startup into the incubator...

Nuevolution Announces Worldwide Technology Cross-Licensing Agreement With GSK

...rapid synthesis and DNA-tagging of hundreds of millions of chemically diverse drug-like small molecule compounds and the efficient screening of these, facilitating the identification of potent drug leads at unprecedented quantity, quality and speed compared to existing lead discovery technologies. Nuevolut...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Retains HC International, Inc. to Implement Investor Relations Program

...irms and accredited investors. HC International helps to position their clients' corporate information in a clear, concise and consistent manner while facilitating introductions to the appropriate investor base. HC International maintains offices in the U.S. and China. For further information, please contact HC ...

BioStorage Technologies Takes Lead Sponsorship Role of 2nd Annual IIR Biorepositories Conference

...esentations from the industry's most respected experts and focus on: maximizing biorepository samples through proper collection and storage practices; facilitating the creation of standards to build a level of consistency across the industry; capitalizing on biorepositories as a strategic asset for translational ...

ZyGEM Corp. Signs Agreement to Incorporate Its Breakthrough DNA Extraction Technology Into Rubicon's Research and Diagnostic Products

...and cost of DNA extractions while simplifying laboratory workflow, minimizing error, reducing the risk of contamination, ensuring sample integrity and facilitating extractions from trace samples. It is easily adaptable for use with virtually all off-the-shelf laboratory automation systems. The technology can be ...

ZyGEM Releases Application Note Showing its DNA Extraction Kits Rapidly Produce High Yields of Quality DNA

...and cost of DNA extractions while simplifying laboratory workflow, minimizing error, reducing the risk of contamination, ensuring sample integrity and facilitating extractions from trace samples. It is easily adaptable for use with virtually all off-the-shelf laboratory automation systems. The technology can be...

Cadient Interactive Expands Creative Leadership with New Associate Director

...s responsible for coordinating a team of art directors, designers, and production artists, and overseeing the operations within the creative group and facilitating the integration with other departments. Prior to joining Cadient Group, Ms. Hartzell was the art director at Digitas Health where she designed interac...

Mylan's Matrix Selected by the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative and UNITAID as the Primary Supplier of Five Second-Line and Seven Pediatric HIV/AIDS Treatments

...d CHAI on the tremendous impact they have made in fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic, which continues to present significant challenges on a global scale. facilitating patient access to affordable, quality treatments has helped transform AIDS from a fatal illness into a manageable chronic condition. Ensuring that acc...

Nuevolution Announces Progress in Its Collaboration With Merck & Co. Inc.

...rapid synthesis and DNA-tagging of hundreds of millions of chemically diverse drug-like small molecule compounds and the efficient screening of these, facilitating the identification of potent drug leads at unprecedented quantity, quality and speed compared to existing drug discovery technologies. Nuevolutio...
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Nanoject II, 220 VOLT from Drummond Scientific Company

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Qproteome Nuclear Subfractionation Kit from QIAGEN

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