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Watson Announces Limited Recall Of Fentanyl Transdermal System

...Drug Administration (FDA) of the recall. A small number of patches leaking fentanyl gel have been detected in this lot, potentially exposing patients or caregivers directly to fentanyl gel. Fentanyl patches that are leaking should not be used. No serious injuries have been reported in connection w...

Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients

...Dr. Richard Karas, director of preventive cardiology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Elevated levels of CPK in the blood can mean the enzyme is leaking out of the muscle cells, indicating muscle damage. "This paper is challenging the dogma that if the CPK level is low, it rules out the possibility ...

New Heart Valve Repair System Tested for Safety

... TUESDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new method of repairing leaking mitral heart valves appears safe, a small study shows. In the new study,...left ventricle (from the upper left chamber into the lower left chamber). A leaking mitral valve causes blood to flow back into the left atrium. This condition...

"Farrah's Law" Grants Fawcett's Last Request

... prosecute individuals who leak and buy stolen private medical information. leaking private crime victim photos, such as in Rihanna's case, is bad enough, but ...." Farrah expressed her indignation over UCLA Medical Center employees leaking her private medical information to the tabloid press, namely The National E...

Palisade Systems DLP Technology Deployed by Gibson General Hospital to Protect Electronic Medical Records

...y stopped the transmission of data outside the network, thus preventing the leaking of their patients' sensitive data. "If PacketSure hadn't been install...roactively secure intellectual property and private client information from leaking outside the network, define and enforce access to internal network resource...

Nearly 18 Million Will Have Macular Degeneration by 2050

...isease by 25 percent," Rein noted. Other possible treatments include anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF), which slows the growth of leaking blood vessels in the eyes, laser therapy or photodynamic therapy (PDT), which combines the use of medication and laser therapy to reduce blood vessel ...

Growth factor TGF-B helps maintain health of retinal blood vessels

...t retinal blood vessels were losing their integrity-blood was not moving efficiently through the smaller vessels into the retina tissue, and fluid was leaking out of the vessels, which does not happen when the vessels are functioning properly. These defects led to the death of ganglion cells (nerve cells in...

MEDRAD(R) Revenues Grow 10 Percent in 2008

...e XDS(TM) Extravasation Detector received a 2008 Medical Design Excellence Award(R) (MDEA). The XDS employs a technology that aids in the detection of leaking intravenous contrast media from the injection site into surrounding tissue during computed tomography (CT) diagnostic studies. MEDRAD's two ne...

Mount Sinai first in US to implant FDA-cleared ring for mitral valve repair

...from mitral valve disease," said Dr. Adams. The mitral valve lies between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart. It prevents blood from leaking back into the left atrium during ejection (systole). Mitral valve regurgitation occurs when the valve does not close completely, and today the preferr...

Anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens, Pioneer of Anatomical Exhibitions Not Affiliated With Copycat Display in Paris

..., and religious groups due to the lack of legal consent of those on display. According to news reports, health authorities have reported concerns over leaking specimens and associated toxic health hazards in several copycat displays. Charges of anatomically incorrect dissections from anatomists and medical a...
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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

...e disorders without open heart surgery. Two main problems occur with heart valves: narrowing (stenosis) that limits blood flow; and backward leaking (regurgitation), where valve flaps don't close tightly and blood flows in the wrong direction. Both problems traditionally have been address...

Ongoing Landmark ROADMAP Study Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Blood Pressure Control at One Year, According to Blinded Results

...blood sugar levels and high blood pressure (often present in patients with type 2 diabetes), may result in small amounts of albumin, a plasma protein, leaking into the urine. This microalbuminuria is an early sign of kidney dysfunction, and is a strong independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.(5) ...

Scientists Discover a Role for the Growth Factor TGF-beta in Maintaining Health of Retinal Blood Vessels

...etinal blood vessels were losing their integrity -- blood was not moving efficiently through the smaller vessels into the retina tissue, and fluid was leaking out of the vessels, which does not happen when the vessels are functioning properly. These defects led to the death of ganglion cells (nerve cells in...

U.S. Navy and U.S. Army to Develop Dengue DNA Vaccine Formulated With Vical's Vaxfectin(R) Adjuvant

...e most severe form of dengue disease is dengue shock syndrome, which includes all of the symptoms of classic dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever, plus leaking of blood outside of blood vessels, extensive bleeding, and shock caused by extremely low blood pressure. Dengue shock syndrome most often occurs in ch...

NeoVista Unveils 18-month Data on Novel Wet AMD Therapy at Retina Society Meeting

...o mention the overall financial burden for the healthcare system." NeoVista's revolutionary therapy applies a targeted dose of beta radiation to the leaking blood vessels that affect central vision; concomitantly, two injections of an antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agent are delivered t...

Dr. Calvin Grant Presents Results from Xibrom(TM) Combination Therapy with Lucentis(R) at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

... therapy for wet AMD. Patients were monitored monthly using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fluorescein angiography. When subretinal fluid from leaking vessels was detected by OCT, patients were re-injected with Lucentis. 30 patients received Xibrom dosed twice daily in addition to the Lucentis inject...

Outcomes Vary for Prostate Cancer Patients Choosing Surgery; Overall, No Treatment Proven Superior

...ntinence, bowel problems and erectile dysfunction. The chances of bowel problems or sexual dysfunction are similar for surgery and external radiation. leaking of urine is at least six times more likely among surgery patients than those treated by external radiation. -- One study showed that men who choos...

MacuSight(TM) Announces Positive Initial Results From Phase 1 Study of Sirolimus in Diabetic Macular Edema

...abetic Macular Edema Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a serious manifestation of diabetic retinopathy that involves retinal swelling brought on by the leaking of fluid from small blood vessels within the macula. As the condition develops, central vision becomes blurred. DME can progress fairly rapidly and ov...

Promising Results in Treating Facial Bruising From Injectables

...- so the science behind using Pinoxide for bruising makes total sense," said Dr. Rubin. "The skin discoloration during bruising is the result of blood leaking from damaged blood vessels and surfacing to the skin. Similarly, blood vessels under the eyes can burst, leading to the appearance of unattractive dar...
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Midi Power Supply

Features:...stant voltage and current in time Program storage up to 10 methods Auto cut-off function Safety Design: Shrouded plugs and sockets, No load detect, leaking detect. 2 pairs of output terminals Compact, lightweight, and stable ...
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Urinary Incontinence

... common ... Information about urinary incontinence from the American Academy of Family Physicians. ... Urinary incontinence can range from leaking a small amount of urine ... Learn about urinary incontinence treatments and products that can help. ... Muscle Cells Cut Urinary Incontin...

Urinary bladder

... ... by the kidneys and stored in a sac made of muscle, called the urinary bladder . ... The most common sign of urinary incontinence is leaking urine from the bladder . ... Educational print outs, and internet links for the treatment of urinary incontinence. ... The urinary blad...

Regurgitation

... Mitral regurgitation (MR), a valvular heart disease also known as mitral insufficiency or mitral incompetence, is the abnormal leaking of blood through the mitral valve, from the left ventricle into the left atrium of the... Pulmonic regurgitation , also known as pulmona...

Pulmonary edema

...a may also be a complication of a heart attack, leaking or ... Learn about pulmonary edema (fluid ...a may also be a complication of a heart attack, leaking or ... Blood oxygen levels -- low in patients wi...a may also be a complication of a heart attack, leaking or ... ...

Mitral regurgitation

... Mitral regurgitation (MR), a valvular heart disease also known as mitral insufficiency or mitral incompetence, is the abnormal leaking of blood through the mitral valve, from the left ventricle into the left atrium of the... Mitral valve regurgitation — Comprehensive...

Lighter fluid

...der yours today. The best selection of Vector and KGM lighters at the best prices online! ... I get tired of having conventional lighter fluid leaking out of my Zippos, going ... ...

Leaking urine

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Aortic insufficiency

...rtic insufficiency (AI), also known as aortic regurgitation (AR), is the leaking of the aortic valve of the heart that causes blood to flow in the rev..... The aortic valve closes after each heartbeat, to keep blood from leaking back ... Aortic stenosis and insufficiency usually don't have symptom...

Aortic stenosis

...Living With Aortic Valve Stenosis . Medications. Surgery. Other Places ... The aortic valve closes after each heartbeat, to keep blood from leaking back ... Medical therapy usually doesn't help people with aortic stenosis . ... Learn about aortic valve stenosis , its causes and treatmen...
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Can a new implant coating technique create a new six million dollar man?

...dy to register the implant as similar to a real bone. This ensures integration and fixation of the implant, and also prevents poisonous materials from leaking from the metal of the implant into the blood stream. Could spur new bone growth Prof. Eliaz has discovered that his method of coating circumv...

Covering the bases: Quantum effect may hold promise for low-cost DNA sequencing, sensor applications

... it's an incredibly nice way of identifying which molecular pair it was." Although quantum tunneling seems exotic, Lindsay points out that the routine leaking of electrons from one atom to another to form a chemical bond is a similar process. If significant challenges to reading single molecules through ...

Link between unexploded munitions in oceans and cancer-causing toxins determined

... some were duds that did not explode, others were dumped in the ocean as a means of disposal," said Porter. "And we now know that these munitions are leaking cancer-causing materials and endangering sea life." These findings will be presented at the Second International Dialogue on Underwater Munitions...

First fuel-handling facility in the Galapagos earns environmental certification

... to develop a technical assessment and design for renovations to the primary facility in Baltra, which included, among other items, replacing the old, leaking tanks and installing a state-of-the art computer system to monitor tank levels and facility operations. PetroEcuador allocated funds for implementatio...

Dancing atoms now understood

... trying to exploit the stray fields of large magnets to do MRI, where the magnetic field is not contained only in the interior of a contraption but is leaking to the outside. The field becomes weaker as one moves further away from the center of the magnet, but researchers have been working on exploiting this...

Prosthetic vein valve designed to direct blood flow shows promising pre-clinical results

...as similar as possible to normal, anatomic venous valves. They focused on two major design criteria: the valve had to withstand high pressures without leaking and the valve had to open with small pressure gradients, even after 500,000 cycles of opening and closing, which is equivalent to a half year. "It ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 6, 2008

...Built from layers of grass, clay and a biomixture of straw, peat and soil approximately two feet deep, the biobed functions as an absorbent sponge for leaking concentrate from parked spray tanks. Castillo says the effectiveness and simplicity of biobed systems help them spread worldwide. But as biobeds a...

Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections invade bladder cells

...E. coli wasn't getting into bladder cells. "For example, there is a barrier in the bladder that prevents toxins and other things in your urine from leaking back into the body," notes David Rosen, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the School of Medicine and lead author of the paper. "And it was thought that bacteri...

Grub's passion for plastic causes water loss

...Industries (DPI) has found that a small white grub is responsible for water leaking from sub-surface drip irrigation pipes used by some lucerne growers. Th...ad been many suspects in the hunt for an explanation for small holes in the leaking pipes. NSW DPI entomologist, Dr Adrian Nicholas, said ants, African bla...

Twin studies reveal genetic components leading to cardiac and kidney disease

...e blood to rid the body of accumulated toxins. In healthy kidneys, more than a million little ‘baskets?or ‘sieves?filter out the bad chemicals without leaking ‘good?cells or proteins," said O’Connor, adding that how well these filters work appears to be a heritable factor. Albumin leaks are an indicati...
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Calvert Research Licenses Novel Technology to Treat Age Related Macular Degeneration from Tulane University

... types: a dry (atrophic) and wet (exudative) form. Wet AMD occurs when abnormal blood vessels behind the retina begin to grow under the macula, often leaking blood and fluid that can lead to visual distortions, a decrease or loss of central vision, and eventual blindness. The preclinical stage compoun...

Culligan's New Aqua-Cleer Advanced Drinking Water SystemProvides Clean, Quality Water Customized for Every Home

...mmonly used in gasoline to reduce carbon monoxide and ozone levels caused by emissions. Releases of MTBE to ground and surface water can occur through leaking underground storage tanks and pipelines, spills, and emissions from marine engines into lakes and reservoirs. While public water systems monitor for M...

Santen and MacuSight Announce Collaboration and License Agreement for Sirolimus in Ocular Diseases and Conditions

...betic Macular Edema Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a serious manifestation of diabetic retinopathy that involves retinal swelling brought on by the leaking of fluid from small blood vessels within the macula. As the condition develops, central vision becomes blurred. DME can progress fairly rapidly and ov...

MEDRAD(R) XDS(TM) Extravasation Detector Wins Medical Design Excellence Award

...S(TM) Extravasation Detector has received a 2008 Medical Design Excellence Award(R) (MDEA). The XDS employs a technology that aids in the detection of leaking intravenous contrast media from the injection site into surrounding tissue during computed tomography (CT) diagnostic studies. (Logo: http://www.ne...

Significant Reductions in Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Shown Using Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment in Those Aged 80 and Over

... important single cause of severe disability of people living in their own homes. - There are 2 types of stroke: a. Haemorrhagic - caused by blood leaking into brain tissue from a blood vessel within the brain. b. Ischaemic - caused by a clot occluding a blood vessel, resulting in loss of blood supply ...

Draining the Information Swamp

... Were not hydrologists, but it seems clear that the first thing to do when draining a swamp is to stop more water from leaking in. The same applies to an information swamp. Information not only needs to be better managed by information technologists as it leaks in, but also as...

Compliance at HP - Pretexting paranoia

...ccusation that Hewlett Packard used pretexting to spy on its board of directors was revealed. Because she was afraid that certain board members were leaking corporate initiatives, HP's chairwoman, Patricia Dunn, unilaterally authorized a project headed up by some independent electronic security experts and...

Practical Aspects of Evaluation of Chromatographic Data in Size Exclusion Chromatography

...ated on the basis of difference in marker RT, it usually scales the time axis. It thus can compensate for different flowrates (using different pump, leaking pump head seals etc.), however will not compensate for fluctuating flowrate by faulty valves, air bubles (causing in fact some offset of time axis)....

Determining the Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Optimal Photomultiplier gain setting in the GenePix 4000B

...med Dark Current noise. In the case of PMTs, Dark Current noise can originate from the photocathode and/or from current leaking through the dynodes of the PMT. The GenePix 4000B has been designed to reduce dark current noise to negligible levels through two...
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Modular hybridization system from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...ng specimens of any thickness with up to a 13 mm diameter. Build up to three chambers per slide. Minimize specimen handling, eliminate evaporation and leaking even when submerged. RNase-free, ready to use for multiple incubations and agitated washing steps. (Assortment pack contains seal tabs, 5 ea A-D& 10 e...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Modular hybridization system from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...ng specimens of any thickness with up to a 13 mm diameter. Build up to three chambers per slide. Minimize specimen handling, eliminate evaporation and leaking even when submerged. RNase-free, ready to use for multiple incubations and agitated washing steps. (Assortment pack contains seal tabs, 5 ea A-D& 10 e...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich
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