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FDA Warnings on Mercury Tooth Fillings Expected Today: New Regulation Result of Lawsuit Settled Last Year

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a new regulation today calling for special controls on the placement of mercury tooth fillings. Until now, dentists who used amalgam have not had to disclose the type of materials us...

Abilify Has Made Strong Gains in Patient Share Across All Lines of Therapy Since Last Year's Analysis of Prescribing Trends in Schizophrenia

WALTHAM, Mass., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the patient share of Bristol-Myers Squibb/Otsuka's Abilify has grown in the first three lines of therapy si...

Nuvilex Completes First Sale of Last Shot Hangover Remedy(TM)

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), announced today that it completed its first sale of its Last Shot Hangover Remedy. The sale, a 36 shot case of Last Shot Hangover Remedy(TM), was made to a local bar e...

Seroquel's First- and Second-Line Patient Share Has Grown Since Last Year's Analysis of Prescribing Trends in Bipolar Disorder

Although Risperidone Is Now Available In Generics, There Is No Clear Evidence of Expanded Uptake in Early Lines of Therapy, According to a New Report from Decision Resources Patient-Flow Forecasts Need to Take Into Account Shifts in Seroquel XR's Use by Line of Therapy Over the Next Two Years...

Elsevier Honored as "The Most Influential Publisher of the Last 100 Years in BioMedicine and the Life Sciences" by the Special Libraries Association

AMSTERDAM, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - SLA Centennial Observance Chooses 20 Elsevier Journals Among 100 Most Influential Journals in Past Century Elsevier has been awarded the "The Most Influential Publisher of the Last 100 Years in BioMedicine and the Life Sciences" at t...

Valeant Grants Schering-Plough Exclusive Option in Japan for Taribavirin in Exchange for Release of Last Right of Refusal

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX ) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive option agreement with Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP ) for taribavirin in Japan. In exchange for the exclusive option, Schering-Plough has...

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PAREXEL Reaches Milestone in Management of Oncology Trials Over Last Five Years Involving 175,000 Patients Worldwide

BOSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced it has reached a milestone in managing oncology-based clinical trials over the last five years, which have involved over 175,000 patie...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in Second US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Surgery Patients

ASHBURN, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Innocoll, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced that the last patient has been dosed in the second of two ongoing U.S. phase 3 clinical trials sponsored by its wholly owned subsidiary, Innocoll Technologies Ltd, to investigate CollaRx(R)...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients

ASHBURN, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Innocoll, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced that the last patient has been dosed in the first of two ongoing U.S. phase 3 clinical trials sponsored by its wholly owned subsidiary, Innocoll Technologies Ltd, to investigate CollaRx(R) ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-Operative Pain

ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Innocoll, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced that the last patient has been dosed in the first of three ongoing phase 2 clinical trials sponsored by its wholly owned subsidiary, Innocoll Technologies Ltd, to investigate CollaRx(R) B...

Vicus Therapeutics Records Last Patient Visit of Phase 2, VT-122 Trial for the Treatment of Cachexia in Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer

- Final study report expected in June 2008 - MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Vicus Therapeutics, LLC, a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology supportive care, announced today the completion of the last patient visit in its study VT1-CAX-001, a Phase 2 trial of ...

Versatility of 454 Sequencing(TM) Demonstrated in Three Publications in Science Last Week

Variety of new applications spans paleogenomics, paired-end mapping, and gene expression analysis BRANFORD, Conn., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, is the subject of three ground-breaking studies published last week in Science, all of which empl...

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HumaPen® MEMOIR™ Insulin Pen with Memory

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RTVue-100 Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

Description:...ina imaging and analysis. It is based on the next generation Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence technology just emerging from clinical research in the last two years. The ultra-high speed and high resolution features enable the FD-OCT to visualize the retinal tissue with ultra-high clarity in a fraction...
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ISI Micro Brushes

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ISI Micro Nest

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ThermaViewer™ Temperature Monitoring Systems

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Povidone Iodine Spray

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Autoinoculation

...ample warts and Molluscum contagiosum can be spread by this method [2] References ^ US National Library of Medicine . URL last accessed September 9, 2006. ^ American Family Physician . External links US National Library of Medicine Diagram ...

Canadian Health Libraries Association

...ad hoc committee continued their discussions over the summer of 1976 and accepted further suggestions and comments from the community. It met for the last time on 4th October 1976 and agreed that there was enough support to form a Canadian health libraries association. No better name had been suggested a...

Fat transfer

...titioners use dermal fillers like Restylane and Juvederm but the longer lasting method seems to be fat transfer via injection which is reported to last for years. Facial Fat Transfer The most common facial locations for fat transfer include: Filling in sunken areas beneath the eyes F...

Growth attenuation

...g treatment has differed in Europe and North America and has risen over the last 4 decades. [1] . Most of the children treated have been girls, with lar...nacceptable by parents and doctors has become substantially taller over the last few decades. Very few boys have ever been treated for excessive tallness in...

Medicine

...assigned different priorities. For example, in the last 30 years medical care in the Western World has inc...orded gradually higher status and respect over the last century, and they have been entrusted with control...of conditions. A further twist has occurred in the last 25 years as costs of medical care have risen, and ...

Neuropsychiatry

...nce of interest and debate relating to neuropsychiatry in acedemia over the last decade. E.g.: Yodofsky S. C., & Hales E.H (2002). Neuropsychiatry a...that this division is simply not veridical; a plethora of evidence from the last century of research has shown that our mental life has its roots in the br...
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Yew

...ill not tolerate much injury. ... In early times, the darkly glorious yew -tree was probably the only evergreen tree in Britain. ... Yew is the last on a list of oldest things in a passage from ... In the "Herbal" of 1578, Lyte tells us the Yew is altogether venomous, and against man's nature...

Water Birth

... including pain relief and a less traumatic... Water birth should always occur under the supervision of a health care provider. ... Over the last 30 years as water birth has grown in popularity, there has been ... WebMD explains the water birth process, including benefits of water ...

Wasp

... major players in the Republican Party, particularly in the Northeast. ... The video for the song Wild Child! It rocks the hell out of ya! ... The last Command Chris Holmes Randy Piper Steve Riley Blackie Lawless WASP W.A.S.P. Wild Child ... Who cares if KISS or WASP are satanic? Take shit...

Viral pneumonia

...a lung infection that can be caused by different types of germs, ... Wheezing may be more common in viral pneumonia . ... Viral pneumonia may last longer. ... Pneumonia is a common infection of the lungs that can usually be treated ... medication may be used to prevent viral pneumoni...

Viral Infections

... infection of the throat caused by a virus. ... Most viral infections last from several days to 2 weeks. Mononucleosis may last longer. ... ...

Virilization

...e encyclopedia article on virilization (medical condition), ...hyperplasia is deficiency of 21-hydroxylase, an enzyme that stimulates one of the last ... Definition of virilization from The American Heritage Medical Dictionary. ... virilization definition - medical. vir·il·i·za·tion (vîrˌə-l...

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Maternal, paternal genes' tug-of-war may last well into childhood

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 28, 2009 -- An analysis of rare genetic disorders in which children lack some genes from one parent suggests that maternal and paternal genes engage in a subtle tug-of-war well into childhood, and possibly as late as the onset of puberty. This striking new variety of intr...

The last supper of the hominids establishes the times they lived at the sites

In the French cave of Arago, an international team of scientists has analyzed the dental wear of the fossils of herbivorous animals hunted by Homo heidelbergensis . It is the first time that an analytical method has allowed the establishment of the length of human occupations at archaeological si...

Will Europe at last unite to combat thousands of alien invaders?

This release is available in German . Europe's borders have been breached by thousands of plants and animal species from other parts of the world: from the American mink to the New Zealand flatworm. The invaders feed on, hybridise with, parasitise and out-compete native species. They also...

Shared survival mechanism explains why 'good' nerve cells last and 'bad' cancer cells flourish

CHAPEL HILL Cancer cells and nervous system neurons may not look or act alike, but both use strikingly similar ways to survive, according to new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The study published in the December issue of Nature Cell Biology ...

In a last 'stronghold' for endangered chimpanzees, survey finds drastic decline

In a population survey of West African chimpanzees living in Cte d'Ivoire, researchers estimate that this endangered subspecies has dropped in numbers by a whopping 90 percent since the last survey was conducted 18 years ago. The few remaining chimpanzees are now highly fragmented, with only one v...

Wilkins Ice Shelf hanging by its last thread

The Wilkins Ice Shelf is experiencing further disintegration that is threatening the collapse of the ice bridge connecting the shelf to Charcot Island. Since the connection to the island in the image centre helps to stabilise the ice shelf, it is likely the break-up of the bridge will put the rema...

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Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice

GRONINGEN, The Netherlands, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a landmark trial published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that in transplanted kidneys preserved and transported in a specially designed machine (LifePort Kidney Transporter) the odds for experiencing a delay in r...

Profarma's Gross Revenue Reached R$ 740,4 Million in the 4th Quarter of 2007, a 40,1% Growth Over the Same Period in the Last Year

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- One of Brazil's leading distributors of pharmaceutical products, Profarma Distribuidora de Produtos Farmaceuticos S.A. ("Profarma" or the "Company") (Bovespa: PFRM3) has just announced its results for the fourth quarter of 2007 (4Q07) a...

VaxGen Files Last Outstanding Periodic Report With SEC

Plans to Initiate Process to Re-list Common Shares SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VaxGen, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VXGN) announced today that it has filed its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2007, thereby bringing the company current on its financia...

UW-Madison MBA ranks 51st in U.S., from no ranking last year

The University of Wisconsin-Madison MBA program was ranked 51st in the nation, 80th in the world, and 19th among U.S. public university programs by the London Financial Times this week. It didn't make the list in 2005. These rankings are based on alumni careers and salary, diversity, and resea...

State tracks more angel investment, at least $19M last year

Madison, Wis. Angel investments in 2005 added up to more than $19 million across 40 deals potentially much more, according to a report released on Wednesday. The investor tax credits offered through Act 255 have let Wisconsin, for the first time, start to officially track the volume of inves...

In biotech competition, Wisconsin isnt first but its far from last

MADISON Wisconsins technology industry is often compared unfavorably to the tech-based economy in Minnesota, a state with more venture capital investments, more college graduates and a long history of spinning out entrepreneurial companies. For the most part, our Minnesota envy is justified but n...

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Adenosine triphosphate

...hate ion and adenosine monophosphate . ATP can also be broken down to adenosine monophosphate directly, with the formation of pyrophosphate . This last reaction has the advantage of being an effectively irreversible process in aqueous solution . Reaction of ADP with GTP ADP + GTP ATP...

Alcohol

...hydration reaction using concentrated sulfuric acid as a catalyst (gives usually 2 or 3 alcohols). The formation of a secondary alcohol via the last two methods is shown: Industrial Fermentation : using glucose from the hydrolysis of starch , in the presence of yeast and temper...

Animal

... the animals were one of three kingdoms, divided into the classes of Vermes , Insecta , Pisces , Amphibia , Aves , and Mammalia . Since then the last four have all been subsumed into a single phylum, the Chordata , whereas the various other forms have been separated out. The above lists represent o...

Biodiversity

...s coincided with the expansion of concern over extinction observed in the last decades of the 20th century. Contents showTocToggle("show","hide")...tral theory of biodiversity . Is biodiversity threatened? During the last decades, erosion of biodiversity has been increasingly observed. The majo...

Biological tissue

...tical microscope , though developments in electron microscopy , immunofluorescence, and frozen sections have all added to the sum of knowledge in the last couple of decades. With these tools, the classical appearances of the tissues can be examined in health and disease, enabling considerable refinement...

BLAST

...tly more used than the Smith-Waterman algorithm. An extremely fast alternative to BLAST that compares nucleotide sequences to the genome is BLAT ( B last L ike A lignment T ool). A more precise, and much slower, alternative to BLAST is the Smith Waterman. Program The BLAST program can eith...
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Vertebral column

...ed by a series of bones called vertebrae. ... The coccyx—or tailbone—is the last bone of the vertebral column . ... Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the ... seven cervical—or neck—vertebrae, twelve ... The coccyx—or tailbone—is the last bone of the vertebral column . ... The major function of the vertebr...

Uropod

...irs in the male are modified to help in sperm transfer during mating. The last pair of abdominal limbs is frequently different from the others and is... ... crustacean, with ... Uropod : swimming appendage of the crayfish. Telson: last segment of the abdomen of a crayfish. ... Accordingly, we were able ...

Tetrapod

... index fossils. ... ... Evolution of Tetrapods . And the ... Pederpes finneyae is an early tetrapod described by Ms. Clack in Nature ... not the last word in tetrapod evolution. ... Tetrapod summary with 22 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... ...

Telson

... The telson is the last division of the body of a crustacean. It is not ...ipedia, the free encyclopedia. The telson is the last division of the body of a crustacean. ... Zoo...lsons) The part of an arthropod posterior to the last segment. ... The Telson Spur is a web of main...

Telophase

...f chromosomes at each pole. ... In telophase II the chromatids concentrate in the poles and the nuclear envelope ... The cells divide for the last time, leaving a total of four haploid cells, which ... Information about telophase in the free online English dictionary and ... In mitosis, t...

Teat

...ot drink from a cup, for feeding oneself or being fed. Protocols for determining efficacy of teat dips have been developed and used to ... In the last 25 years, teat dipping or spraying with a germicidal solution ... Teat end condition may reveal the quality of herd management; correctness of ...

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