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Introducing the Smith & Nephew Foam Dressing Kit

Launch extends range of treatment options and empowers wound care professionals to use their clinical judgment to choose what is best for the patient, the wound and the care setting. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Advanced Wound Management Division of Smith &a...

New Foam Treatment for Varicose Veins

Study says it passed safety tests and is relatively painless TUESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new foam for treatment of varicose veins proved safe in patients, according to the results of a Phase II clinical trial. The trial found that use of injectable Varisolve microfoam ...

Perrigo Company Announces Launch of Clobetasol Propionate Foam

ALLEGAN, Mich., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has denied Connetics Corporation's motion for a preliminary injunction related to Perrigo's Clobetasol Propionate Foam,...

Perrigo Company Receives Final Approval on Clobetasol Propionate Foam

Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order ALLEGAN, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA...

ConvaTec Launches Versiva(R) XC(R) Campaign and Best Practice Statement

...tement supporting Versiva ((R)) XC ((R)) gelling foam dressing. Backed up by extensive in vivo a...he use of Versiva ((R)) XC ((R)) gelling foam dressing was developed by a panel of wound care...are that included Versiva ((R)) XC ((R)) gelling foam dressing with sustained graduated compression band...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

...Alternative. Just drop a packet down the sink weekly and watch it literally foam away the grunge that causes odors and harbors germs." For more info...ternative Disposer Care by Summit Brands is the only disposer cleaner to foam away 99.9% percent of odor-causing grunge - even getting underneath the spl...

CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology

... BioFoam BioFoam, a protein hydrogel biomaterial under development by CryoLife, contains an expansion agent which generates a mixed-cell foam. The foam creates a mechanical barrier to decrease blood flow and pores for the blood to enter, leading to cellular aggregation and enhanced hemostasis. It is ...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...hing RENASYS™ EZ and RENASYS™ GO NPWT pumps in the first quarter. Revenue from the NPWT product range, including RENASYS™ gauze and foam dressings and related disposables, contributed 2% to the division's overall revenue growth in the quarter. The company successfully asserted its IP p...

United States Patent Office Issues Decision in Re-examination Proceedings

...ending U.S. district court lawsuit, and do not affect Smith & Nephew's ability to continue to sell any of its NPWT products in the U.S., including foam products. "Smith and Nephew entered the NPWT marketplace to meet the clear demand for options that enable clinicians to use NPWT with the...

ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site

...thier JP, Ukat A . A prospective study on the use of a non-adhesive gelling foam dressing on exuding leg ulcers. J Wound Care . 2007;16(6):261-265. P...C, Dryski M, Cadden S. Prospective clinical study of a new adhesive gelling foam dressing in pressure ulcers Int Wound J . 2008;5:60-67. ...
Foam in Medical Technology

Foamix and Galderma to Develop Medicated Foam for Certain Skin Diseases

NESS ZIONA, Israel and SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Foamix Ltd, a global leader in the development of dermatological foam medications and Galderma, a worldwide specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology, today announced that they have signed an agreement to d...

Perrigo and Partner Cobrek Confirms Filing for Generic Version of Evoclin(R) and Announcement of Lawsuit by Stiefel

... Drug Application (ANDA) for Clindamycin Phosphate foam 1%, a generic version of Evoclin(R) foam 1%. The Company believes that Cobrek is the first ...oclin(R). Evoclin(R) (clindamycin phosphate) foam 1% is a topical antibiotic indicated for topical a...

Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

...tion (FDA) for this age group to treat atopic dermatitis and eczema include fluocinolone acetonide, topical oil 0.01%, desonide gel 0.05% and desonide foam 0.05%. Dr. Eichenfield noted that some patients have expressed concern about the cost of treatments. Since major pharmacy retailers are promotin...

Chemstar Corporation Announces a New Powerful, One-Step Product That Effectively Controls Listeria, Salmonella, E. coli and Fly Larvae in Floor Drains

...rains. Unlike other drain sanitizers and cleaners, foam San from Chemstar is a simple, one-step process th...r floor drains should include use of products like foam San which are designed specifically for cleaning d... the drain, spreading pathogens around the room. foam San kills bacteria and flies and removes soils fro...

Tight Glycemic Control in the ICU

...ement System is available with all DataLink connectivity options. A drop of blood is applied to the SureStep test strip, which contains a hydrophilic foam that reduces potential for contamination. Plasma from the sample flows through the pad to the reagent membrane, where glucose undergoes the glucose o...

When Volume Matters, Immunoassay Systems Deliver

...per hour, making it suitable for all but the highest-volume environments. Among special features, the system offers in-line pressure monitoring, foam avoidance, enhanced exception management features, ratio calculation and STAT rerun capabilities The Access Immunoassay System from Beckman Cou...
Foam in Medical Products

Surgical Foam Headrest

Description: The Surgical Foam Headrest automatically secures the patient's head while making the patient as comfortable as possible. Several center inserts can be removed to adjust for any head size from pediatric to adult. The pillow can be autoclaved when necessary. From surgical suite to the recovery room t...
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

API Universal Foam Chin Strap

Description: Form to exact contours...
Company:Anthony Products, Inc.

Formfit Ankle Stirrup with Foam Pads

Description: Formfit Ankle Stirrup with Foam Pads are Formfit Stirrup Ankle Braces with Revolutionary "Flex Edge" Technology....
Company:Royce Medical Company

Machemer Stool

Description:...ows the surgeon to adjust the height from 22" to 33" and lock out the seat swivel. The seat is constructed of one continuous piece of heavy sculptured foam and covered in conductive fabric without seams. This unique design reduces pressure on the sciatic nerve and remains comfortable through even the long...
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

Universal Binder - 2-Panel

Description:... CDIs 2-Panel Abdominal Binders are designed with a foam backing which provides comfort, support and compression without slippage....
Company:Contemporary Design Inc.

Universal Breast Augmentation Support

Description:... Constructed from soft Shur-grip foam and velcro closure for easy application and - reapplication...
Company:Anthony Products, Inc.

ISI Free-Standing Arm Table

Description:... an extra-durable, hour-glass shaped Lexan top. Height adjustable, fluoroscopy compatible and stable -- this table is our best value. Optional 2 and 4 foam pads are available as options....
Company:Instrument Specialists, Inc.

Hemaway Enzymatic Foam®

Description:... Hemaway Enzymatic foam is the ready-to-use, pre-cleaning enzymatic foam for use on metals, plastics and rubber. Hemaway Enzymatic foam sprays on surgical instruments to pre-clean and pr...
Company:Instrument Specialists, Inc.

HE 33 Mini Submarine unit, Complete

Description:... completed with the addition of a comb and comb back of your choice. Includes: Buffer chamber, lid with cables, gel running tray, gel casting tray, 4 foam gaskets, bubble level, 1.5 mm thick 8-well comb and comb back....
Company:Hoefer, Inc.

HE 33 Mini Submarine unit, Basic

Description:... completed with the addition of a comb and comb back of your choice. Includes: Buffer chamber, lid with cables, gel running tray, gel casting tray, 4 foam gaskets and bubble level. (Order comb and comb back separately.)...
Company:Hoefer, Inc.

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Foam in Medical Dictionary

Disinfectant

...s listed on its label. ... Find products and compare prices at TheFind.com. Shop online for thousands of great items like the Lysol Disinfectant foam Cleaner. Browse Pronto.com's most popular aosept disinfectant offers. Compare and buy aosept disinfectant products at the lowest prices. Compa...

Detergents

...s may have other additives such as bleaches and fabric softeners and ... Microbes could not break down branch-chain detergents , so they left foam in river water. ... Phosphates were added to detergents to soften the water, but ... Synthetic detergents have similar molecular structures an...

Cross-eye

.... Studio Barse Gold Luster Tiger's Eye ... Shop for Eye Crosses at Target.com - Free Shipping on 150,000+ Products. ... Learning Resources Soft foam Cross -Section Model - Eye . Spring Sampler Cross -Stitch Kit ... Warren Cross and Associates is Houston's leading provider of medical and su...
Foam in Biological News

Study links seabird deaths to soap-like foam produced by red-tide algae

In late 2007, hundreds of dead and stranded seabirds washed up on the shores of Monterey Bay, their feathers saturated with water and coated with an unknown substance. After an intensive investigation, scientists determined that a massive "red tide" bloom of marine algae had produced a foamy soap-...

Improved foam for varicose veins found to be safe in preliminary results from phase II trial

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A small group of patients with a common heart defect who were treated for varicose veins with an injectable microfoam experienced no neurological, visual or cardiac changes as a result of the treatment, according to preliminary results from a phase II trial. The results are be...

Metal foam has a good memory

In the world of commercial materials, lighter and cheaper is usually better, especially when those attributes are coupled with superior strength and special properties, such as a material's ability to remember its original shape after it's been deformed by a physical or magnetic force. A new clas...

Bird feathers produce color through structure similar to beer foam

New Haven, Conn. Some of the brightest colors in nature are created by tiny nanostructures with a structure similar to beer foam or a sponge, according to Yale University researchers. Most colors in naturefrom the color of our skin to the green of treesare produced by pigments. But the brig...

Case Western Reserve University engineers hit pay dirt with clay mixture

...mide (a high temperature polymer) with insulating properties to withstand heat at temperatures of 300 degrees centigrade. Currently, oil-based polymer foam insulation degrades at high temperatures, says Schiraldi. Clay aerogel composites have the potential to insulate hundreds of miles of noninsulated pi...

Wild bees can be effective pollinators

...to attract the broadest range of species," said Dr. Tuell. "There are also a number of commercially manufactured options that growers can use, such as foam blocks with pre-drilled holes and cardboard tubes made to a particular diameter to suit a particular species of interest. Drilling different sized hol...

Stanford researchers develop biodegradable substitutes for wood, plastic bottles and other materials

...mer plastics expert." In 2008, Billington and Frank were awarded a grant from Stanford's Precourt Energy Efficiency Center to develop biodegradable foam for structural insulated panels. They also received new funding from the Woods Institute to explore the feasibility of using Criddle's polymers to man...

Famous fossil Lucy scanned at the University of Texas at Austin

...more safely." For 10 days the university team worked around the clock to scan all 80 pieces of Lucy's skeleton. The scientists created custom-built foam mounts to safely hold the specimens in the scanner. And each piece was carefully examined before and after scanning to ensure that no damage occurred ...

Environmental pollutant has sex-skewing effect

...ith a similar structure to PCBs, such as the flame-retardants PBDEs (polybrominated diphenyl ethers), are currently widely used in plastic casings and foam products. According to the authors, "PBDEs share many of the biochemical and toxicologic properties of PCBs. As levels of these substances rise in wil...

Persistent man-made chemical pollutants found in deep-sea octopods and squids

...er. PCB production was banned in the U.S. in the 1970s. BDEs have been used as flame retardants in a variety of household products, from plastics to foam in furniture and fabrics. "The cephalopod species we analyzed span a wide range of sizes and represent an important component of the oceanic food ...
Foam in Biological Technology

Ferndale and Foamix Execute License Agreement for Development of Non-Steroidal Foam for Atopic Dermatitis

Aim is to Target 46,000,000 Atopic Patients Worldwide FERNDALE, Michigan and NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferndale Laboratories Inc. and Foamix Ltd. announced today that the two companies executed a license agreement for Ferndale to develop and commercialize non-steroida...

Ferndale and Foamix Enter Development of an Innovative Foam for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

FERNDALE, Michigan and NESS ZIONA, Israel, November 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferndale Laboratories Inc. and Foamix Ltd. announced today that the two companies have agreed to jointly develop non-steroidal foam for the treatment of atopic dermatitis. According to this agreement, Foamix will be respons...

Innocoll Announces Provisional Findings From Its Three Phase 2 Clinical Trials Investigating CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN TOPICAL for the Treatment and Prevention of Diabetic Foot Infections

...red by David G Armstrong and Andrew Boulton et al in this month's Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery (full reference: The use of gentamicin-impregnated foam in the management of diabetic foot infections: a promising delivery system?; Catherine D Griffis , Stuart Metcalfe , Frank L Bowling , Andr...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

...have largely replaced surgery. New treatments include: Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy: An advanced form of sclerotherapy where a foam solution is injected directly into the varicose vein, causing it to close off. A physician visually monitors the vein and injection on an ultrasound s...

Kensey Nash Reports Strong Second Quarter and First Six Month Fiscal Year 2009 Results

...essful introduction of the new VITOSS(R) Bioactive foam products, as well as continuing sales of existing VITOSS(R) foam products by Orthovita in the end-user marketplace....uction by Orthovita of its new VITOSS(R) Bioactive foam products, as well as the continuing sales of exist...

Starch Medical Launches New, Bioinert Surgical Hemostats

... surgical procedures. The StarFoam(TM) Absorbable Polysaccharide Hemostat, also developed with AMP(TM) technology, is produced in a hemostatic foam (wafer) configuration. Application of StarFoam(TM) will feature a simple "press and release" technique. David Lang, President of SMI, commented, "...

Contour Products Introduces Groundbreaking Sleep Apnea, Respiratory and Ergonomic Body Comfort Pillows at Medtrade; Self-Explanatory Products Serve Customer Needs, Expand Retailers DME Offerings

...outstanding comfort and freedom to mask users; the Contour Cool Mesh Memory foam Pillow a "breathable" pillow offering unprecedented cool, dry comfort; and ...ation of a unique 3-D mesh layer made of 99% air and a premium-grade memory foam core. Perspiration passes through the mesh layer and air circulates under t...

Kensey Nash Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results

... to the full launch of the new VITOSS(R) Bioactive foam product during the quarter and continued strong en... initial shipments for the new VITOSS(R) Bioactive foam product line launched by Orthovita in the second c...and the full launch of the new VITOSS(R) Bioactive foam product in the fourth fiscal quarter. Earnings P...

Zounds Hearing Develops and Releases Power BTE Hearing Aid

... bands, up to 8000 Hertz -- Enhanced feedback cancellation virtually eliminates the squealing common with traditional aids -- Zounds patented foam sleeves make for a better fit, helping reduce occlusion and increasing comfort in the ear -- Rechargeable batteries don't need to be changed an...

Engineers whip up the first long-lived nanoscale bubbles

...nd Applied Sciences (SEAS) have whipped up, for the first time, permanent nanoscale bubbles bubbles that endure for more than a year from batches of foam made from a mixture of glucose syrup, sucrose stearate, and water. Their study appears in the May 30 issue of the journal Science. The research, le...
Foam in Biological Dictionary

Rod cells

...urons, horizontal (HC) and ... In particular, rod , but not cone, cells grow neurites with presynaptic ... Patented, round, flexible, polyolefin foam rod made of a non-absorbing outer skin and a ... network of both open and closed cells that does not out-gas when ... ...

Egg

... Alliances. Press Releases. Careers. Downloads. Contact Us. Caller Ringback Truetones MMS Wallpapers Themes ... Eggs have been used to create the foam or milk topping on specialty coffee ... Some commercial brands of egg substitutes contain egg whites. ... Offering a complete line of smoking a...

Absorption

...od into smaller ... Efficient absorption can be compromised due to lactose intolerance. ... Auralex Acoustics: providing a wide array of acoustic foam sound absorption products to absorb sound within a room. For high performance acoustic absorption , our ... Fructose absorption uses a carr...
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