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Gain a Foothold on Winter Walking Safety

Tread carefully in slush and ice, and use caution when exiting transportation SUNDAY, Dec. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Staying on your feet in the snow, slush and ice of winter requires special walking tactics, health and safety experts say. "You can never be too careful, particularly si...

Clues Found On How Deadly Bacterium Gains Foothold

How a potentially deadly bacterium that could be used as a bioterrorist tool eludes being killed by the human immune system is now better understood, University of Iowa// researchers report in the December issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology. This bacterium, Francisella tularensis, is f...

U.S. Payers Intend to Limit Preferred Coverage to Only One Immune Biologic

...s in May, so with this additional indication, UCB now has greater flexibility in being able to use tenders as a contracting strategy to get a stronger foothold in the marketplace." The new Formulary Forum report is based on a survey of 50 pharmacy directors who control national, regional and state-leve...

Nexicon Technology to Protect Healthcare Industry

...dge and contacts to jumpstart Nexicon's initial efforts in the healthcare market. "I'm very much looking forward to helping establish Nexicon's foothold in the healthcare industry," said Dr. Markman. "There are a myriad of potential applications for MARC, which will not only aid in regulatory complian...

NeurogesX and Astellas Enter Commercialization Agreement for Qutenza(TM)

...onfident in the market potential for Qutenza given its safety and efficacy to provide site-specific pain management for up to 12 weeks. Leveraging our foothold in these territories with our strong sales and marketing teams and Qutenza's product profile, we are positioning for a successful commercial launch th...

Bob Gold & Associates Steps Up as Marketing & PR Agency for Bay Harbor Podiatry Group

... Agency Gains foothold in Healthcare with Launch Campaign for Bay Harbor Podiatry Group's Revolutionary Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus LOS ANGELES, May 19 /PRNewswi...

IPC The Hospitalist Company Reports Record First Quarter 2009 Results

...ew physicians to add to our existing practices. In the first quarter, we also completed two in-market acquisitions in Phoenix, which strengthened our foothold in one of our largest markets. Our acquisition pipeline remains robust in this highly fragmented industry, and we continue to evaluate opportunities ...

Lumenis Introduces the HoLEP Simulator and the PolyScope Disposable Ureteroscope at American Urology Association 2009 Annual Meeting

...the PolyScope to our product offering creates entirely new market opportunities for Lumenis. The novel concept and design will provide a competitive foothold for Lumenis in this market. There are also tremendous marketing synergies with our current product line as we can now offer a unique delivery system ...

Nephros Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

...eves the hospital shower and faucet market represents a valuable opportunity in water filtration. The Company has established a goal in 2009 to gain a foothold at U.S. and European facilities that seek to become centers of excellence in infection control through the use of our DSU products. About Nephro...

EMD Serono, Inc. Announces Expansion with Research Site in Cambridge, Massachusetts

...organization and add researchers that can grow with our team. I am proud to be delivering on our plans of continued investments to firmly establish a foothold within the state and with this expansion we confirm and reinforce our strong commitment to neurodegenerative diseases and MS research." "EMD Sero...
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CorMatrix(R) Announces Intramyocardial Injection of Emulsified ECM Technology(TM) Demonstrates Enhanced Angiogenesis and Improved Cardiac Function in a Preclinical Model

...njured tissue would normally be expected. The use of extracellular matrix materials in non-cardiovascular applications has established a significant foothold in soft tissue repair, wound management and orthopedic applications. The safety of extracellular matrices has been well established in a number of dif...

Potential Breakthrough Cancer Treatment Emerges from MIPS-Funded Clinical Trial Teaming CSA Medical Inc. and University of Maryland Researchers

...sing the device. CSA Medical plans to add about 30 additional treatment centers in the next six months. "I think CryoSpray Ablation will gain a firm foothold in gastroenterology for the destruction of cancer and precancerous lesions in the GI tract," says Dr. Greenwald. "It holds a unique position in its ab...
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... Dengue fever is a flu-like illness that typically involves headache, rash, ... Aug 9, 2007, CIDRAP News story " Dengue fever expanding its foothold in Texas" ... Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever . Authoritative facts about the skin from the New Zealand Dermatological Society. ... fo...
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New wheat disease could spread faster than expected

...rating birds. In those cases, even though only small amounts of an invading pathogen may show up at any one remote spot, it has the potential to get a foothold and spread rapidly at this distant location giving the invading pathogen the ability to literally accelerate as the epidemic spreads. In just two ...

Queen's marine biologist investigates aliens beneath the waves

... to an army of marine alien species hitchhiking around the globe. Now Queen's is attempting to find out exactly where and how non-native species get a foothold in a new area. To do this it is asking for help from the public to record what they have seen. Part of the Marine Aliens consortium, co-ordinated b...

Pitt faculty receive awards to explore next-generation technologies

...intelligent tutoring programs and data mining for medical documents. Lisa Weiland will undertake a twofold effort to help sustainable energy gain a foothold in Western Pennsylvania by implementing self-powered materials into an ongoing project to power the town of Vandergrift in Westmoreland County with hy...

Researchers develop new ultrasensitive assay to detect most poisonous substance known

... infected by the bacterium. Infants, whose digestive systems are not yet fully developed, also are susceptible to the disease if the bacterium gains a foothold in their intestinal tract. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identify botulinum neurotoxin as one of six maximum threat bioterrorism agen...

Study of sugars on cell surface identifies key factor in flu infection

...stitutes of Health (NIH), offers new insights into how the H5N1 avian flu virus currently circulating in birds would have to change in order to gain a foothold in human populations. The H5N1 virus has infected several hundred people, but person-to-person transmission has been limited. To trigger a widespr...

SCI marks expansion into Asia with the launch of SCI INDIA

... SCI is securing a foothold in South East Asia with the official launch of SCI India at the Cricket Club of India, Mumbai on 27th November 2007. Followed by detailed research...

UD plant biologists uncover top wetland plant's hidden weapon

...to pinpoint exactly how the invasive Phragmites has become such a super weed. Such information could help scientists and environmental managers gain a foothold in halting Phragmites' rapid advance across the United States. We now know this plant secretes a toxin underground, but could it have a partner in ...

Palm Beach County wants to establish a Max Planck Institute in Florida

... provide lab space for internationally renowned researchers to carry out their work. "The Max Planck Florida institute would give us an independent foothold in the world's most important country for science," says Peter Gruss, who views the negotiations in the U.S. as part of a wider internationalization o...

Genetic roots of bipolar disorder revealed by first genome-wide study of illness

...th severe irritability, to depression. Children also may have the condition, usually in a more severe form than adults. "We're beginning to get a foothold on the genetics of this complex brain disorder," said NIMH Director Thomas R. Insel, MD. Most people occasionally have mood swings, but the shift...

Meeting the ethanol challenge: Scientists use supercomputer to target cellulose bottleneck

...s to prompt a change in the shape of the enzyme complex so that it can straddle the broken end of the cellulose chain. This gives the enzyme a crucial foothold to begin the process of digesting or "unzipping" the cellulose into sugar molecules. To the scientists, the simulation is like a stop-motion fil...
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Tandem Labs' New England Facility Doubles Discovery Support Capacity - Increasing Foothold in New England

WOBURN, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Labs, a leading contract research organization (CRO) providing bioanalytical, immunoanalytical, and pharmacokinetic (PK)/pharmacodynamic (PD) services to the pharmaceutical industry, announced that it has acquired additional MDS SCIEX API 5000(TM) a...

Essilor: Essilor Forges New Strategic Partnerships Around the World

...ng in place, the joint venture will have exclusive distribution rights for the Varilux and Crizal brands in the region and will provide Essilor with a foothold in the Middle East, a market of 265 million people that has significant growth potential. Lastly, Nikon Optical Canada, a subsidiary of Nikon-E...

Frost & Sullivan Presents CorMatrix Cardiovascular Inc. with 2008 Healthcare Innovation Award for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

...ing Officer of CorMatrix Cardiovascular. The use of extracellular matrix technology in non-cardiovascular applications has established a significant foothold in soft tissue repair, wound management and orthopedic applications. Since the launch of CorMatrix's ECM for Pericardial Closure, the technology has b...

CorMatrix Announces Pre-Clinical Data Suggesting Next Generation ECM Technology(TM) Can Improve Cardiac Function

...the effects of heart failure in humans." The use of extracellular matrix technology in non-cardiovascular applications has established a significant foothold in soft tissue repair, wound management and orthopedic applications. Since the launch of CorMatrix's ECM for Pericardial Closure, the technology has b...

China Medicine to Showcase 'Bethin' Weight Loss Product at 2008 Natural Products Expo East Trade Show

...ion of Bethin, our first product sold in U. S. market, will increase our visibility, highlight the benefits of our new product, and allow us to gain a foothold in the international market." The Company will be exhibiting its product in booth #240. For more information on the tradeshow, please click http://...

CorMatrix(R) Announces FDA 510(k) for Novel Biomaterial Implant for Intracardiac Repair

...njured tissue would normally be expected. The use of extracellular matrix materials in non-cardiovascular applications has established a significant foothold in soft tissue repair, wound management and orthopedic applications. The safety of extracellular matrices has been well established in a number of dif...

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Mobidiag Ltd/

...st is an important milestone on that road," says Jaakko Pellosniemi, CEO of Mobidiag. "I strongly believe that Prove-it(TM) products will rapidly gain foothold on the multibillion microbial diagnostic markets." Prove-it(TM) Bacteria test is initially intended for research purposes. The evaluation aiming for...

B-Line Medical and Immersion Medical Announce Partnership

...on of the SimCapture product," said Lucas Huang, CEO of B-Line Medical. "The partnership with Immersion Medical allows B-Line Medical to gain a firmer foothold in the area of VR simulation, in addition to our existing presence in procedural and mannequin- based simulation." Medical training on simulation de...

2007 Another Record Year in Terms of Sales and Earnings for Gerresheimer

...December last year that Gerresheimer, as reported, acquired EDP, the Spanish market leader for pharmaceutical PET bottles, thereby also establishing a foothold in South America for the first time. With Allplas, which operates two production plants in Sao Paulo, Gerresheimer now already has three strategically...

Elbit Medical Imaging Ltd. Announces Definitive Agreements for a Large Scale Luxury Mixed Use Project in Bangalore, India

...f these agreements marks a significant milestone in the considerable efforts of the Company over the course of the last eighteen months to establish a foothold in the challenging Indian market. We are joining forces with one of the most respected and accomplished property developers in Bangalore, to jointly e...
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