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Sciele Pharma, Inc., a Shionogi Company, today announced the availability of Ulesfia (Benzyl Alcohol Lotion 5%), the first and only prescription medication that kills head lice by asphyxiation without potential neurotoxic side effects. Approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA),...

Virus May Affect Survival in Head and Neck Cancer

Human papillomavirus infection linked to better prognosis, research suggests THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) may improve survival in patients with head and neck cancer, U.S. researchers report. They said the finding may explain why...

HPV Infection May Be Linked to Poor Head and Neck Cancer Survival Rates in African Americans

American Association for Cancer Research Hosts Press Conference on New Study Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) July 29, 2009 -- A groundbreaking study in Cancer Prevention Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that having the human papil...

HPV infection may be linked to poor head and neck cancer survival rates in African-Americans

PHILADELPHIA A groundbreaking study in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that having the human papillomavirus (HPV) improves survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Furthermore, African Americans had far less HPV in...

Low prevalence of HPV infection may be tied to poor prognosis for blacks with head and neck cancer

Researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer have found that head and neck cancer patients who test positive for the human papillomavirus (HPV) have much better survival rates than patients who don't have the virus, according to a new study in the journal Cancer...

Council for American Medical Innovation Applauds Appointment of Geneticist Francis Collins to Head National Institutes of Health

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for American Medical Innovation today applauded President Obama's appointment of renowned geneticist Dr. Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090325/DC89081LO...

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Induction Chemotherapy Followed by ChemoRadiotherapy Increased Time-to-Treatment Failure Compared to ChemoRadiotherapy Alone in Patients With Unresectable Locally Advanced Head & Neck Cancer

- Phase 3 study has demonstrated that Induction Chemotherapy prior to ChemoRadiotherapy significantly increased time-to-treatment failure in comparison to standard ChemoRadiotherapy alone - MADRID, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spanish Head and Neck Cancer Cooperative Group (TTCC) announced toda...

BioVex to Report Phase I/II Clinical Trial Results for the Front Line Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer With OncoVEX GM-CSF at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting

WOBURN, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVex Inc, a company developing next generation biologics for the treatment and prevention of cancer and infectious disease, announced today that the results from a Phase I/II combination study in previously untreated patients with head and neck cancer will...

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Prof Terje Pedersen, SEAS Study Principal Investigator & Head of Steering Committee/

In the news release, "Update on the SEAS Study" issued on 21 Jul 2008 07:00 GMT, by Prof Terje Pedersen,SEAS Study Principal Investigator & Head of Steering Committee over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the organisation that the following information has been added to the r...

Genmab Initiates Study of Zalutumumab With Radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer

Summary: Genmab Initiates a Phase I/II Study of Zalutumumab in Combination With Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. COPENHAGEN, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) announced today it has initiated a Phase I/II study of zalutumumab (HuMax-EGFr(...

CB1400, Patented by Canopus BioPharma, Enters Phase II Clinical Trials for the Prevention of Mucositis in Patients With Cancer of the Head and Neck

LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canopus BioPharma, Inc. (OTC: CBIA), is pleased to announce that the South African Medicines Control Council has granted approval for a Phase II study in 30 cancer patients evaluating the protective effect of CB1400 on the gastrointestional tract ...

Studies Showing Significant Survival Improvement with Taxotere(R)-based Regimens in the Induction Treatment of Patients with Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer are Published in the Same Issue of the New England Journal of Medicine

Results of Two Major Clinical Studies TAX 323 and TAX 324 Published BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis announced today that results of two clinical studies demonstrating that Taxotere(R) (docetaxel) Injection Concentrate, when added to cisplatin and 5- fluoro...

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Consultation, Head & Neck

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
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Neuro-Cool™ Cool Head Wrap

Description: The Neuro-Cool™ System provides pain relief by combining a head wrap with a cold therapy unit for effective migraine treatment....
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NUVO Surgical Light - Double Light Head Monitor Ready

Description: With the increase in Endoscopic cases it is extremely popular to combine a Flat Screen LCD Monitor with the Surgical Light. This combination affords the surgeon optimal viewing of the monitor without having to adopt an uncomfortable pose. The Dual Light System has the capability of including the ...
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NUVO Surgical Light - Single Light Head Monitor Ready

Description: With the increase in Endoscopic cases, it is extremely popular to combine a Flat Screen LCD Monitor with the Surgical Light. This combination affords the surgeon optimal viewing of the monitor without having to adopt an uncomfortable pose. The Single Light System has the capability of including t...
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Camera Head with SMARTBOX

Description: Complete electronic camera integrated into the camera head. The small-footprint SMARTBOX connection unit can be mounted at any position and can connect with a S-VHS cable directly to monitors, recorders and, via a USB-2 port, to computer equipment....
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Camera Head C1301-1CCD(B)/Bend

Description: Integrated electronics, single-chip CCD camera with PAL and NTSC output. PAL output at 460 lines, NTSC output at 470 lines. 30mm focal length. 90mm length x 20mm diameter....
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Canadian Health Libraries Association

...the chair of the CASLIS Group), Ann Nevill (then head of the Health Sciences Resource Centre at CISTI), Martha Stone (then head of the library at the Department of National Healt...ruary 1976, Philippe Lemay , recently appointed to head the HSRC , replaced Ann Nevill. In June 1976 the...

Craniofacial prosthesis

...anaplastology who medically help rehabilitate those suffering from facial defects caused by disease (mostly progressed forms of skin cancer , and head and neck cancer ), trauma (outer ear trauma , eye trauma ) or birth defects (link to microtia , anophthalmia ). The anaplastologist has the abi...

Forehead lift

...cedure is currently used far less frequently, the surgeon began the procedure by making one, long incision running from ear to ear over the top of the head through the hairline. The surgeon lifted the skin and muscles upwards and free from the bone, pulled the tissues up toward the top of the head, trimme...

Medicine

...n General appearance of the patient and specific indicators of disease (nutritional status, presence of jaundice, pallor or clubbing ) Skin head , eye , ear , nose , and throat (HEENT) Cardiovascular ( heart and blood vessels ) Respiratory (large airways and lungs ) Abdomen and ...

Ocular oncology

... of ocular tumors is generally a multi-specialty effort, requiring coordination between the ophthalmologist, medical oncologist, radiation specialist, head & neck surgeon / ENT surgeon, pediatrician/internal medicine/hospitalist and a multidisciplinary team of support staff and nurses. See al...

Ramón Carrillo

...illo exclusively dedicated himself to research and teaching, until becoming head ( 1939 ) of the Neurology and Neurosurgery Service in the Argentinian Milit...ón democratically obtained the nation's presidence, confirming Carrillo as head of the State Secretary of Public Health, later Ministry of Public Health an...
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MRI of the head

Current and accurate information for patients about Magnetic Resonance Imaging ( MRI ) - Head . Learn what you might experience, how to prepare for the exam, benefits, ... A magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ) scan of the head is a noninvasive method to ... Tests that may be done instea...

Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

...Ellison syndrome is a condition that occurs with abnormal production ... Zollinger - Ellison syndrome is caused by tumors, usually found in the head of the ... Zollinger - Ellison Syndrome . Search. Query. A Well Timed High Five A Well ... Zollinger - Ellison syndrome (ZES) is a rare con...

Wry neck

...collis, or wry neck , is a condition in which the head is tilted toward one side, and the chin is elevate...llis, or wry neck , is a condition in which the head is tilted toward one ... wryneck ( ) n. Either...contraction of the neck muscles that causes the head to ... Offers definition, diagnosis, theory an...

Whiplash

...den, whiplash injury Damage to the nerves and ligaments in the neck caused by a sudden, uncontrolled, and usually unexpected movement of the head Whiplash information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis....

Vomiting

...929 drug side effect causes, 658 drug ... Learn about the many causes of vomiting and nausea including food poisoning, viruses, vertigo, head injuries, gallbladder disease, appendicitis, migraine, brain ... Learn about pregnancy and vomiting (morning sickness) causes, symptoms, and...

Vestibular Disorders

... Nonprofit organization providing support for people with head injuries and inner-ear disturbances. Causes of dizziness, vertigo, an...tibular disorders are completely missed or ignored in the vast majority head injury cases. ... Interaction of somatoform and vestibular disorder...

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Martin Hensen, head of e-strategies, UCB Germany: Making e-marketing more than just an add-on

London, August 3, 2009 / b3c newswire / - With the vast majority of our marketing efforts focused squarely on the sales force, e-marketing is still an add on, says Martin Hensen, head of e-strategies, UCB Germany. But successful e-CRM strategies are the basic starting point for all e-activities, h...

'Father of green chemistry' Paul Anastas to head EPA research

New Haven, Conn. President Obama has nominated Paul Anastas, Yale's Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Research and Development. Anastas is currently director of the Cente...

Mothers give interloper's offspring a head start in life

A new study has revealed that mother birds can provide an early advantage to the chicks that they have sired with their non-social partner (known as extra-pair offspring). It has long been known that female birds commonly mate with males other than their social partner, producing broods of mix...

Researchers identify genetic markers for aggressive head and neck cancer

March 18, 2009 (BRONX, NY) Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have identified genetic markers that signal poor outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer. These findings could one day lead to a genetic test that could help select or predict successful tr...

USC researchers head global effort to study genetic risks that contribute to psychiatric diseases

A multi-institution team of investigators led by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) has received $19 million in funding from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) for a groundbreaking effort to collect genetic information on tens of ...

Oral rinses used for tracking HPV-positive head and neck cancers holds promise for cancer screening

PHILADELPHIA A study published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, validates a non-invasive screening method with future potential for detection of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive head and neck cancers. In the study, resear...

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MuGard Data From UK Study Shows Prevention of Oral Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

DALLAS, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AC C E S S PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP) , announced today that its European partner, SpePharm , is collecting data from a post approval study of MuGard in head and neck cancer patients undergoing...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Completes Patient Enrolment in U.K. Combination REOLYSIN(R) and Paclitaxel/Carboplatin Head and Neck Cancer Trial

CALGARY, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY ) announced today that patient enrolment has been completed in the Phase II component of a Phase I/II U.K. trial of REOLYSIN combined with paclitaxel/carboplatin for patients with advanced cancers. The princ...

BioStorage Technologies, Inc., Appoints Jeff Goddard to Global Head of Sales

INDIANAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, Inc. (BST), a worldwide provider of long- and short-term storage of biomaterials, sample management and cold chain logistics, announces the appointment of Jeff Goddard to global head of sales. Goddard joins BST with nearly 15 year...

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

- Results from a randomized Phase IIb trial reported at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting - MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI , TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio ...

Professor Hanna Nohynek Joins Encorium as Head Consultant of its Clinical Vaccine Research Team

WAYNE, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encorium Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENCO ), a full-service multinational contract research organization (CRO) that provides design, development, and management capabilities for clinical trials and patient registries to many of the world's leading pharmaceu...

Nfocus Neuromedical Appoints Robert O'Holla to Head Regulatory

Accomplished regulatory executive enhances Nfocus device development team. PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Endovascular device start-up Nfocus Neuromedical Inc. announced today the appointment of accomplished regulatory executive Robert O'Holla to its leadership team in the role...

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Biomek FXP Laboratory Automation Workstation with Multichannel Head from Beckman Coulter

Description: The Biomek FXP is the latest entry in the Biomek line. With an up-to-date hardware design for greater positional accuracy and increased robustness, it can meet the needs of just about any application. It can be configured with either one or two pipetting pods. With its large deck capacity, the B...
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Micro-OSMETTE from Precision Systems, Inc.

Description:... Automatic High Sensitivity Laboratory Osmometer for 50 L samples. Operating head automatically rises at the end of determination; triple-point calibration verification; refrigerator eliminates need for pumps and bath liquid; rapid ...
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T2-04 Diaphragm Pump from Parker Hannifin Corporation

Description:... The T2-04 is an ultra-compact pump available in single head (T2-04 SH) or twin head (T2-04 TH) and ideal for use in portable air and gas applications. Deliveri...
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Freedom EVO 75 from Tecan

Description:...quid handling arms that can each be equipped with one, two, four or eight washable or disposable pipetting tips 96- or 384- multi-channel pipetting head options Freely configurable worktable that may include separation and detection devices, shakers and incubators in addition to standard labware ca...
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PW 384 from Tecan

Description:...wash times as no transport steps to index the wash head are required. Performance Tunable dispense ...mical Assays Precise depth positioning of wash head allows adjustment of the amount of residual volume... and 96-well plates, by simply exchanging the wash head Software WinWash plus Software allows easy...
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96 PW from Tecan

Description:... The 96 PW is an intelligent full microplate washer with a 96 needle wash head washing all wells simultaneously. This instrument gives you the best of two worlds high throughput and outstanding washing efficiency Performance ...
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Actin

...Actin uses ATP for energy. The ATP allows, through hydrolysis , the myosin head to extend up and bind with the actin filament. The myosin head then releases after moving the actin filament in a relaxing or contracting ...

Albinism

...ismus (German Language) Biblical references - William Blake's Ancient of Days was based upon the Revelation of St John the Divine, 1:14: *:"His head and hair were white like wool, as white as snow, and His eyes like a flame of fire* Albino frogs Albino Tiger Barb Albino Corydorus pale...

Anatomy

...issue Externally visible parts of the human body: Abdomen Arm Back Buttock Chest Ear Eye Face Genitals head Joint Leg Mouth Neck Scalp Skin Teeth Tongue Other anatomic terms (not classified): Artery Coelom ...

Animal

...e remaining animals form a monophyletic group called the Bilateria . For the most part, they are bilaterally symmetric, and often have a specialized head with feeding and sensory organs. The body is triploblastic, i.e. all three germ layers are well-developed, and tissues form distinct organs. The dig...

ATP synthase

..., the F O portion is within the membrane. It's easy to visualize the F O F 1 particle as resembling the fruiting body of a common mushroom, with the head being the F 1 particle, the stalk being the gamma subunit of F 1 , and the base and "roots" being the F O particle embedded in the membrane. The F 1...

Bone

... bone marking the fusion of epiphyses to the diaphysis (adults only) head the proximal articular end of the bone Neck the region of bone between the head and the Shaft See also Fracture Bone healing Lis...
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Xenopus

...African clawed frog is a species of South African aquatic frog of the genus Xenopus . It can grow up to a length of 5 in (12 cm) with a flattened head and body, but no external ear or tongue. Its name is derived from the... Xenopus , research frogs, offers xenopus laevis. Frog suppliers for bio...

Vessels

... spiritual and inspirational messages can emerge. ... Compare prices for head Vessels . Become.com searches billions of web pages to find the most relevant information on head vessels , and allows you to compare prices... vessels .org brings you ...

Triceps muscle

...er part of the ulna, in the forearm. Its... Expert muscle -building instruction, cutting-edge graphics, multiple camera ... emphasis on the long head with this triceps movement. Rope Pressdown (posted ) ... Learn how to strengthen and tone your triceps muscles with these easy and effective ...

Trans face

...p; Accessories section. Compare and buy Pronto's best at the... Save 38% on the The North Face Trans Messenger Bag during our Anniversary Sale! head off to work or school fully equipped and ready for your day with The North... trans – pref. Across; on the other side; beyond: transpolar. Through...

Tracheae

...lopment of the tracheae is quite varied between different spider families. ... TDS-lacZ was expressed in the tracheae , heart precursor cells, head and CNS of ... dependent transcriptional activation during development of tracheae and CNS ... Biology article by D G Mackean on the anatomy of...

Thorax

... The thorax is a division of an animal's body that lies between the head and the abdomen. In mammals, the thorax is the region of the body formed by the sternum, the ... Body cavities. The thorax from the right. ...
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