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QLT petition for rehearing of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary litigation is denied

VANCOUVER, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI ; TSX: QLT) announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (the "Court of Appeals") today denied its Petition for Panel Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc ("QLT Petition") of the January 12, 2009 Court of Ap...

QLT Announces Appeal Court Decision on Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Litigation

Court of Appeals Finds Against QLT and Upholds District Court Decision VANCOUVER, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI ; TSX: QLT) announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (the "Court of Appeals") today affirmed the judgment of the United St...

Singers Hit High Notes in Free Voice Screening at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

(Part of World Voice Day, April 16, 2009) NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rich mix of rock 'n rollers, sopranos and musical theater singers in the New York area received a comprehensive voice check-up and a stroboscopic exam of their vocal cords in April at the second annual ...

'Living With Radiation' Conference Commemorating Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Held at United Nations, Sponsored by New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An annual conference on thyroid cancer is being held today at the United Nations on Wednesday, April 15, to focus on the state-of-the-art treatment of thyroid cancer among millions of people around the world who were exposed to radiation after the Cher...

Inordinately Long Waiting Times at A&E Infirmary

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary's accident and emergency unit is said to make patients wait longer than anywhere else in Scotland to be seen by a doctor.// This news has only added salt to the wound of hospital chiefs who face mounting criticism over cleaning procedures at the ERI following its brand...

Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Frank Fechner Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...ed in Worcester, Massachusetts. As a teacher at Harvard Medical School and UMass Medical School, he is affiliated with the Massachusetts Eye & Ear infirmary in Boston and UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Fechner is a renowned facelift expert who has been featured on ABC, NBC a...

Camp High Harbour Response to Flu Outbreak Includes SpectraSan 24 Disinfectant

...cation. Shortly thereafter, BioTech Medical received the following email: "We are halfway through the week, and no one has come to the infirmary with flu-like symptoms. In fact, we would like to purchase additional product for continuous disinfecting throughout the summer. We have sprayed the ...

Compirion Healthcare Sponsors Free Webinar On Achieving Early Hospital Discharges

... Hospital prior to joining Compirion Healthcare Solutions in 2008. She also worked as a Registered Nurse Case Manager and a Charge Nurse at St Vincent infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Compirion's presenters are drawn from its pool of consultants, which includes registered nurses, former ...

CRH Medical introduces non surgical hemorroid removal to Gastroenterology Fellowship program

...s is available throughout the Academic Health Center at USA Medical Center, infirmary West, USA Children's and Women's Hospital, and their private practice located within the Digestive Health Center at infirmary West. The information in this news release contains so-called "forward...

Beth Israel Medical Center Receives Major American Cancer Society Grant Toward Improving Pain Management in Chinese Cancer Patients

...ding Beth Israel Medical Center , Roosevelt Hospital , St. Luke's Hospital , Long Island College Hospital , and The New York Eye and Ear infirmary . Together, Continuum Health Partners offers a full range of primary care and specialty treatments using the most advanced approaches available. The...
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Video: Prognosis Split for Hip Fracture and Hip Replacement in the Elderly

...e extremely elderly with hip fracture were simply older hip fracture patients," says Graeme Holt, MBChB, MRCS, an orthopaedic surgeon at Glasgow Royal infirmary in the United Kingdom and co-author of the study. "This paper shows us that this is an even more compromised group of patients at risk. An understandi...

Braking After Bunion Surgery

...an emergency is fully returned only at six weeks in the post-operative period," says Graeme Holt, MBChB, MRCS, an orthopaedic surgeon at Glasgow Royal infirmary in the United Kingdom and co-author of the study. "However, it is extremely important for all patients to discuss when they can return to driving with...

Long-Term Soliris(R) Therapy Improved or Stabilized Kidney Function in Patients With PNH

...adually over time," noted Peter Hillmen, MD, lead investigator of the eculizumab PNH clinical trials study and Consultant Haematologist of the General infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK. "This underscores the importance of monitoring kidney function in patients with PNH. The analysis presented today demonstrates th...

PNH Patients Treated with Soliris(TM) Experienced Dramatic Reduction in Blood Clots During Clinical Trials

... PNH patients and the most feared complication of PNH," said Dr. Peter Hillmen, senior author of the paper and Consultant Haematologist of the General infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK. "In several clinical trials, Soliris reduced hemolysis in all PNH patients and significantly improved anemia, fatigue and quality...

Diovan Achieved 40% Reduction in Stroke and Cardiovascular Events in Landmark Jikei Heart Study

...lobe who are trying to protect patients from debilitating complications such as stroke," said Gordon McInnes, MD, Professor of Medicine at the Western infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland. "Jikei Heart tells us that adding Diovan to usual treatment regimens can offer substantial long-term protection." The Jike...

Diovan Achieved 40% Reduction in Stroke and Cardiovascular Events in Landmark Jikei Heart Study

...ilitating complications such as stroke,” said Gordon McInnes, MD, Professor of Medicine at the Western infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland . “Jikei Heart tells us that adding Diovan to usual treatment regimens can offer substantial long-term protection.” ...

Studies Show Efficacy and Safety of Alexion's Soliris in Broad Population of PNH Patients

...ent Inhibitor Eculizumab Reduces Thrombosis in Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)," presented by Dr. Peter Hillmen of the General infirmary at the University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.(1) (Abstract No. 0380) "Safety and Efficacy of the Terminal Complement Inhibitor Eculizumab in Patients with ...

Additional Data on CombinatoRx Drug Candidates CRx-102 and CRx-139 Presented at EULAR

...) -- AUSCAN 20/50/70 (AUSCAN 70: 23% CRx-102 vs. 3% placebo, p=0.037) In a satellite symposium presentation, Dr. John Kirwan, of the Bristol Royal infirmary in the UK and principal investigator in the CRx-102 phase 2a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) trial, gave a talk entitled "A Therapy Rejuvenation: Glucocorti...

Anti-TNF Golimumab Continues to Show Promise in Phase II Rheumatoid Arthritis Study

...D., Professor of Experimental Medicine at the University of Glasgow; Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Glasgow Royal infirmary in Glasgow, United Kingdom, who serves as a lead investigator in a Phase III study of golimumab. “Physicians treating patients with RA are alwa...
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...ick... Crab lice can be treated with Permethrin 1% cream rinse ... crab louse on the UF / IFAS Featured Creatures Web site. Edinburgh Royal infirmary on Pubic Lice ... Consumer health resource center providing an overview of pubic hair lice and its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Some ...
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Ultrasonic frogs can tune their ears to different frequencies

...f the National Academy of Sciences . The research team also included scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary (at Harvard Medical School). The discovery was made when researchers examined the eardrums of an unusual frog, Odorrana tormota , which communicat...

Scientists discover why cornea is transparent and free of blood vessels, allowing vision

... Scientists at the Harvard Department of Ophthalmology's Schepens Eye Research Institute and Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary (MEEI) are the first to learn why the cornea, the clear window of the eye, is free of blood vessels--a unique phenomenon that makes vision possible. T...

Artifical cornea lets woman blind 20 years see

...edure is rarely performed in children. Many researchers credit Claes Dohlman, M.D., chairman emeritus of ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary and Harvard Medical School as a "father" of modern cornea science. Dohlman has developed the concept of one such keratoprosthesis for more than forty ...
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Luminex Corporation Hosts the Fifth Annual Planet xMAP Europe 2007 Symposium

...Panels in a children's Hospital Setting" -- Professor Kai Zacharowski, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Cardiovascular Anesthesia & Critical Care, Bristol Royal infirmary (United Kingdom) - "Cytokines - From Head to Toe" -- Dr. Diana Pauly, Center for Biological Safety, Microbial Toxins, Robert Koch-Institute (Germany)...

Six UK Hospitals Join Together in Using Varian Medical Oncology Information Network

...l include oncology centers at the Royal Preston Hospital, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Burnley General Hospital, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Royal Lancs infirmary and Furness General Hospital will effectively have a single integrated computer network for chemotherapy prescribing and patient records. Dr Gerry Sk...

PNH Patients Treated with Soliris(TM) Experienced Dramatic Reduction in Blood Clots During Clinical Trials

... PNH patients and the most feared complication of PNH," said Dr. Peter Hillmen, senior author of the paper and Consultant Haematologist of the General infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK. "In several clinical trials, Soliris reduced hemolysis in all PNH patients and significantly improved anemia, fatigue and quality...
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