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Preimplanted Genetic Screening Should Be Interpreted With Caution

According to scientist at annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics embryos that are selected out as abnormal can undergo chromosomal modifications. Ms Tsvia Frumkin, from the Racine IVF unit, LIS Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre, Tel Aviv, Israel, wi...

Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

...etter. There are a lot of risk factors that can be managed, and when you do that you are avoiding heart attacks and deaths." The findings should be interpreted cautiously, said Dr. Gregg C. Fonarow, a professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and director of the Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiom...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Announces Trade Name FIRMAGON(R) (degarelix for injection) for Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment

...ercent after one month, 95 percent after three months, and remained suppressed throughout the one year of treatment.(1,2) These PSA results should be interpreted with caution because of the heterogeneity of the patient population studied. No evidence has shown that the rapidity of PSA decline is related to a c...

Increasing Regulation and Economic Volatility Key Catalysts for Risk Management in the Food System, Agribusiness and Beverage Industry, Says Report from Aon Analytics

... 2009. With the support of additional Aon insurance and industry specialists, Aon Analytics collected and tabulated the results, provided analysis and interpreted findings. To access Aon's 2009 U.S. Food System, Agribusiness and Beverage Industry Report, visit http://www.aon.com/foodindustryrepor...

Errors in diagnosis of depression lead to over and under diagnosis in primary care

...ase scenario false diagnoses could outnumber true diagnoses three to one." Writing in the journal, the researchers said: "Our results should not be interpreted as a criticism of GPs for failing to diagnose depression but rather a call for better understanding of the problems that non-specialists face." Dr...

Babies Can Comprehend 'Canine' Language

...k at the correct dog, but for just a flicker of time, Flom said, and then look around the room or equally between the video stills. While some have interpreted this to mean they can't distinguish the correct picture, Flom said it's actually a sign that "the task is almost too easy for them." The study didn...

Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety

...e near the highly-polluting Ports of New York and New Jersey, have also supported LA's bold local leadership on the issues. "If an old law can be interpreted to allow companies to pollute for profit with no strings attached then it's time to change the law," said Alicia Carrera, a Long Beach mother of three...

Ohio Supreme Court Supports Regulation of Dangerous Abortion Drug

...turer's label that accompanies the drug. The case will now return to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals for a decision of whether the statute, as interpreted by the Ohio Supreme Court, is constitutional. About Americans United for Life Americans United for Life (AUL) is a nonprofit, public-inte...

Ohio Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to Planned Parenthood in Upholding Regulation of 'Abortion Pill'

...turer's label that accompanies the drug. The case will now return to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals for a decision of whether the statute, as interpreted by the Ohio Supreme Court, is constitutional. About Americans United for Life Americans United for Life (AUL) is a nonprofit, public-inte...

Possible benefit from online genetic testing for lung cancer

...orrectly identified themselves as "higher risk." Of the GSTM1 present group, 55 percent accurately labeled themselves as "lower risk" while 41 percent interpreted their result as "average risk." These patterns of accurate interpretation remained at six months, suggesting that these individuals retained the inf...
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Data Demonstrated ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Inhibited Progression of Structural Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...wollen joints (range 0-28), erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a general health assessment on a visual analog scale. The level of disease activity is interpreted as low (DAS28 less than or equal to 3.2), moderate (3.2<DAS28 less than or equal to 5.1) or high (DAS28>5.1). DAS28<2.6 corresponds to being ...

Two-Year Data Reinforce Effect of ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) in Inhibiting Progression of Joint Damage and Improving Physical Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...ollen joints (range: 0-28), erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a general health assessment on a visual analog scale. The level of disease activity is interpreted as low (DAS28 less than or equal to 3.2), moderate (3.2<DAS28 less than or equal to 5.1) or high (DAS28>5.1). DAS28<2.6 corresponds to being ...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase IIIB Trial of Degarelix as Intermittent Therapy

...rcent after one month, 95 percent after three months, and remained suppressed throughout the one year of treatment.(1)(2) These PSA results should be interpreted with caution because of the heterogeneity of the patient population studied. No evidence has shown that the rapidity of PSA decline is related to a c...

American Lung Association Study to be Published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' Finds Prescription Heartburn Medication Does Not Control Asthma Symptoms as Previously Thought

... around the country, the ACRC Network is able to enroll large numbers of patients for clinical trials, thus ensuring relevant research findings can be interpreted with the highest level of scientific authority. ABSTRACT: Efficacy of Esomeprazole for Treatment of Poorly Controlled Asthma: A Randomized C...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results of Phase 2 Studies of VIA-2291 in Patients With Serious Cardiovascular Disease

...VIA-2291; -- our ability to achieve clinical trial endpoints; -- if the results of the ACS and CEA studies, upon further review and are revised, interpreted differently by regulatory authorities or negated by later stage clinical trials; -- our ability to properly design and conduct additional clinica...

New Study Demonstrated ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Inhibited Progression of Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...swollen joints (range0-28), erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a general health assessment on a visual analog scale. The level of disease activity is interpreted as low (DAS28 less than or equal to 3.2), moderate (3.2 5.1). DAS28<2.6 corresponds to being in remission according to the criteria of the American Co...

ACTEMRA (R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Reduced Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Patients Who Failed Prior Treatments

...wollen joints (range 0-28), erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a general health assessment on a visual analog scale. The level of disease activity is interpreted as low (DAS28 less than or equal to 3.2), moderate (3.2 5.1). DAS28<2.6 corresponds to being in remission according to the criteria of the American Co...

Independent Analyses of the SEAS, SHARP and IMPROVE-IT Studies of Ezetimibe

...epting honoraria or consultancy fees. This report to regulatory authorities on the analyses of SEAS, SHARP and IMPROVE-IT was initiated, conducted and interpreted by the CTSU independently of any source of funding. For more information, please, refer to the press release issued by the SEAS investigators today....

Results From the SEAS (Simvastatin and Ezetimibe in Aortic Stenosis) Study

...ary analyses of the relatively small numbers of cancers in the SEAS study. Independent analysis of these data was initiated and has been conducted and interpreted by the Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU) at the University of Oxford, UK. The CTSU also designed and is conducting the SHARP trial, which is funded b...

ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs and Symptoms Regardless of Previous Therapy in Two New Global Studies

...ints (range0-28), erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a general health assessment on a visual analog scale. The level of disease activity is interpreted as low (DAS28 less than or equal to 3.2), moderate (3.2 (DAS28>5.1). DAS28 the criteria of the American College of Rheumatology. (3) ...
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URS-1K Urine Ketone Test Strip

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Reveal Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test

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C. Difficile Tox A/B II

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ELPHA / ELPHA DL

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Clearview Chlamydia

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Urine drug screen

...me prescription) drugs ... Drug screen - urine . Back to Top How the Test Is Performed ... The results of the urine drug screen must be interpreted in the ... Urine drug screening is not the sole ... expects that 10 urine drug screens or less per six ... Urine Collection Personne...

Polyp

...olonic polyps . Epidemiology and risk factors for ... Polyp removal patients ... Ten radiologists, blinded to polyp findings, retrospectively interpreted 730 ... Polyp Histology ... The polyp -matching algorithm required CTC and optical ... ... completeness of polyp removal, and withdrawal ti...

ACTH

... tropic ... ACTH is synthesized from pre-pro-opiomelanocortin (pre-POMC) ... The ACTH stimulation test is a medical test usually ordered and interpreted by endocrinologists to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands stress response by measuring the adrenal response to adrenocorticotropic hormo...
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August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...ad, while copper-rich zones are depleted in these elements. These zones are interpreted to result from invasion of the pyrite-forming fluid by magmatic vapors. The...s pyrite. Carbonate-associated sulfate is an oxidized form of sulfur and is interpreted as a proxy for sulfate dissolved in seawater at the time of limestone depos...

Earliest animals lived in a lake environment, research shows

...ly preserved fossils dated to about 600 million years ago. These beds have no adult fossils. Instead, many of the fossils appear as bundles of cells interpreted to be animal embryos. "Our first unusual finding in this region was the abundance of a clay mineral called smectite," said lead author Tom Bristow...

Baylor researchers unravel mystery of DNA conformation

...enetic material's very negative charge) and, of course, the protein macromolecules that affect DNA activity. "Many models and experiments have been interpreted with the static model," said Dr. Lynn Zechiedrich ( http://www.bcm.edu/molvir/faculty/elz.htm ), associate professor of molecular virology and microbi...

Explosive growth of life on Earth fueled by early greening of planet

...n in limestone," Knauth says. "We looked at the oxygen isotopes as well, which allowed us to see that the peculiar carbon isotope signature previously interpreted in terms of catastrophes was always associated with intrusions of coastal ground waters during the burial transformation of initial limestone muds int...

What really prompts the dog's 'guilty look'

...uman terms. Anthropomorphisms compare animal behavior to human behavior, and if there is some superficial similarity, then the animal behavior will be interpreted in the same terms as superficially similar human actions. This can include the attribution of higher-order emotions such as guilt or remorse to the an...

Princeton geoscientist offers new evidence that meteorite did not wipe out dinosaurs

...f sandstone with Chicxulub impact glass beads that were transported from shallow shore areas into deep waters during a sea level fall and was commonly interpreted as a tsunami generated by the Chicxulub impact. About 100,000 to 150,000 years later, the third event struck at the time of the K-T boundary with its ...

April 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...of mammoths became trapped on the island during rising sea levels at the end of the last glacial age. The isolation of the island from the mainland is interpreted by Arppe et al. from a distinct increase in the 87Sr/86Sr ratios of the mammoth skeletal remains, reflecting a change in the feeding area of the anima...

Gorilla gets MRI at Bronx Zoo

...rned to the Congo Gorilla Forest as planned. Under strict protocol, the MRI Unit was cleaned and sanitized after the procedure. The MRI images were interpreted by staff of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and reviewed with WCS's Global Health Program staff. The findings indicated that Fubo's condition ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- March 11, 2009

...ern laboratory equipment, lack of refrigeration and unreliable sources of pure water. Many of the new tests require no instruments and can be read and interpreted by workers with minimal training. Some are multi-purpose, capable of diagnosing several infections simultaneously from a few drops of blood or urine, ...

Researchers discover gene mutations that cause childhood brain cancer

...ountries all over the world including Canada, the US, England, Poland and Saudi Arabia. Paul Northcott, a PhD student in Dr Taylor's lab, analyzed and interpreted all the data over a period of 3 years. "We've learned more from this study about the genetic basis of this disease than from any other previous study...
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Nanotech particles affect brain development in mice

...-cleaning surfaces and their effects on living tissue are only beginning to be understood. It should be noted that this gene expression data cannot be interpreted as a direct health effect. In addition, the nanoparticles were deliberately injected at a high dose, so the relevance to real-life exposure may be lim...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Receives Anticipated Notice From NASDAQ

..., with respect to the safety and efficacy of VIA-2291; if the results of the ACS and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised, interpreted differently by regulatory authorities or negated by later stage clinical trials; our ability to obtain necessary FDA approvals, including to ...

Lumbar Matrix(TM) Scan From SpineMatrix(R) Revolutionizes the Diagnosis of Low Back Pain

..., employers and health plans." The Lumbar Matrix Scan collects thousands of bioelectrical signals from the back and reconstructs them into easily interpreted images, which helps physicians to differentially diagnose lower back pain by identifying disc, facet and muscle pathology. The FDA-approved pro...

Virco Lab, Inc. Enters Into Collaboration with SmartGene, Inc. Enhancing HIV Resistance Test Services for Laboratories and Physicians

...sults are automatically delivered into the module and can be stored and viewed electronically by clinicians at any time Viral sequences can be interpreted by multiple algorithms and interpretation systems and can be re-analyzed when new drugs are introduced or interpretation systems are updated C...

Cells Exhibition Opens at Maryland Science Center

...opy and Imaging Research at the University of California San Diego. The Maryland Science Center also partnered with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, who interpreted cell behavior through videotaped sequences where dancers interpret the words of scientists and engage visitors in moving their own bodies to explore t...

Connecticut State Medical Society and Genomas Co-Sponsor Forum on DNA-Guided Medicine and the Path to Personalized Health Care

... ABOUT PHYZIOTYPE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS PhyzioType Systems are composed of an ensemble of inherited DNA polymorphisms genotyped by arrays and interpreted by a biomathematical algorithm in order to convey to physicians predicted comparisons of side effect risk among drugs for the individual patient. To d...

Digirad Corporation Signs Letter of Understanding With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

... will perform the imaging procedures in the physicians' offices. Through agreements between the physicians and Johns Hopkins, patients' images will be interpreted by Johns Hopkins cardiologists and the results returned electronically to the referring physicians. Digirad Chief Executive Mark Casner said that th...

Genomas Awarded $1.2 Million NIH SBIR Grant to Develop DNA-Guided System for Management of Statin Therapy

... SINM from statin medications. PhyzioType(TM) Clinical Management Systems are composed of an ensemble of inherited DNA markers genotyped by arrays and interpreted by a biomathematical algorithm in order to convey to physicians predicted comparisons of side effect risk among drugs for the individual patient. In...

Strativa Pharmaceuticals, a Division of Par Pharmaceutical, Announces the Discontinuation of the Development Program for Pafuramidine

...olunteers from the ongoing safety study. These events occurred more than 60 days after subjects received pafuramidine. Kidney biopsy results have been interpreted as being consistent with drug- induced hypersensitivity and inflammation. The affected safety study volunteers are receiving full follow-up monitoring...

Roche to Acquire Ventana for $89.50 per share

... EMPLOYEES; AND (11) ADVERSE PUBLICITY AND NEWS COVERAGE. THE STATEMENT REGARDING EARNINGS PER SHARE GROWTH IS NOT A PROFIT FORECAST AND SHOULD NOT BE interpreted TO MEAN THAT ROCHE'S EARNINGS OR EARNINGS PER SHARE FOR ANY CURRENT OR FUTURE PERIOD WILL NECESSARILY MATCH OR EXCEED THE HISTORICAL PUBLISHED EARNING...
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Cancer

...without clear symptoms is similarly marred with problems. There is a significant risk of detection of an incidentaloma - a benign lesion that may be interpreted as a malignancy and be subjected to potentially dangerous investigations. Treatment of cancer Cancer can be treated by surgery , chemotherapy...

Gene regulatory network

... network described below these are boolean functions or gates computed using the basic AND OR and NOT gates in electronics). These functions have been interpreted as performing a kind information processing within cell which determine cellular behaviour. The basic drivers within cells are levels of some protei...

Nutrition

... Nutrition is interpreted as the study of the organic process by which an organism assimilates and uses food and liquids for normal functioning, growth and maintenance and to ...

Phylogenetic tree

...nd therefore great care is needed in inferring phylogenetic relationships amongst species. Trees that do not include extinct species must also be interpreted with care. See also dendrogram endosymbiosis phylogeny evolutionary tree taxonomy tree structure Footnote ...

Prokaryote

...ganism even today. While earth is the only known place where prokaryotes exist, some have suggested structures within a Martian meteorite should be interpreted as fossil prokaryotes, but this is extremely doubtful. After the first prokaryotes arose, they diversifed explosively throughout their long existen...
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Cone cells

...stoma. ... segments are physically isolated from the cell bodies of the rod and cone cells ... Whether the signals these cells generate are interpreted as "color" in ... Cone cells , conversely, need high light intensities to respond and have high visual acuity. Different cone cells respond ...
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