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Ammonia Gas Leaks from Plant, Causes Breathing Problems

Ammonia gas leaked from the state-owned Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) plant at Ambalmugal near here late Thursday, causing breathing problems among local residents. The factory said later the leak had been rectified. FACT officials said the leak was detected around 8 p.m. and...

Silicone Leaks Seen Among Women with Breast Implants

According to a small study conducted by researchers at the Texas-based firm EperTox and the Centre for Research on Environmental Medicine it was found// that high levels of platinum in the hair, breast milk and other samples from women who had silicone gel-filled breast implants. US regulators are ...

Covidien receives FDA clearance for its Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator system

...ng either invasive or noninvasive ventilation, air leaks past a mask, nasal prongs, nasal pillow, supraglot...n Bennett 840 ventilator automatically adjusts for leaks of up to: 10 liters per minute (lpm) for neonate... particularly during noninvasive ventilation where leaks associated with the use of masks, nasal prongs and...

Article Now Available: Are Special Orders Draining Your Budgets?

...n the company's Procurement Insight Series for the healthcare industry. The article, " Are Specials Draining Your Budgets? Learn how to Plug the leaks ," details how special orders can harm productivity and profitability while offering solutions to help organizations get to the source of the proble...

Ochsner Health System Relies on Trend Micro Enterprise Security for Immediate Protection and Lower Complexity

...ro is advancing integrated threat management technology to protect operational continuity, personal information, and property from malware, spam, data leaks and the newest Web threats. Visit TrendWatch at http://www.trendmicro.com/go/trendwatch to learn more about the latest threats. Trend Micro's fl...

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

...nge of money. Even if law enforcement is unable to prove money changed hands, that should make it no less of a crime. The detrimental effects of these leaks are the same whether the information is sold or given away for free. The monetary aspect of it would be an additional criminal charge," states Te...

May 3rd - 9th is 'Drinking Water Week'

...array of conservation programs. These include water saving tips and education, rebates, devices and home water audits that can help residents identify leaks and other water wasting problems at home. For more information, customers can call the Sacramento conservation hotline at (916) 568-4201 or visit our...

Decrease in sense of smell seen in lupus patients

...The importance of the sense of smell is easy to appreciate, since the inability to detect odors in daily life, for example in food that has spoiled or leaks in a gas line, could seriously compromise a person's health. The authors point out that olfaction is unfamiliar territory for rheumatologists and ...

Winalite International Healthy Love Moon Sanitary Pads Takes World by Storm

.... A specially made absorption layer pulls the baby's urine through tunneling holes, guaranteeing fast absorption. The Layer prevents backflow and side leaks and keeps baby dry and comfortable. For additional information on the news that is the subject of this release (or for a sample, copy or demo), co...

Safety Tips That Will Earn Barbecuers a 'Well Done'

...ing -- your decision-making gets real slow." When using propane barbecues, always make sure that the propane tank is attached correctly to prevent leaks at connection points, advised Robert Emery, assistant vice president for safety, health, environment and risk management at the University of Texas He...
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Mardil Inc. Advances Its Novel Cardiac Device to First-In-Human Trials for Mitral Valve Regurgitation

... said Dr. Lishan Aklog, chief of cardiovascular surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. Mitral regurgitation occurs when the mitral valve leaks blood backward into the heart, a condition that often leads to congestive heart failure and severe, debilitating symptoms. Current treatments for the ...

MitraClip Device Preliminary Data Suggests Improved Heart Function and Relief from Heart Failure Symptoms in Functional Mitral Regurgitation Patients

...mmit (SCAI-ACCi2). The EVEREST trial is evaluating the safety and efficacy of the MitraClip device for the treatment of MR, a condition in which blood leaks backward through the mitral valve, requiring the heart to work harder and ultimately leading to heart failure. The data analysis was based on 23 pat...

Emphasys Medical Granted Expedited Review From FDA for Zephyr(R) Endobronchial Valve

...ased region and allowing the healthier portions of the lung to function more normally. The Zephyr EBV has also been used for the treatment of lung air leaks in limited circumstances under a compassionate use protocol approved by the FDA on a case-by-case basis. Procedures using the Zephyr EBV are potential...

New Data Shows Ongoing Benefits of Percutaneous MitraClip(R) Device for Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

...the MitraClip device compared to surgical mitral valve repair or replacement for the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MR; a condition in which blood leaks backward through the mitral valve with each heartbeat, causing the heart to work harder to circulate oxygen to the body). Highlights of the data prese...

Emphasys Medical Announces Positive Data From Pivotal Trial for Patients With Emphysema

...ased region and allowing the healthier portions of the lung to function more normally. The Zephyr EBV has also been used for the treatment of lung air leaks in limited circumstances under a compassionate use protocol approved by the FDA on a case-by-case basis. Procedures using the Zephyr EBV are potential...

Video: The Arizona Heart Institute Announces the Largest Worldwide Experience with Endoluminal Grafting to Treat Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Related Pathologies

...follow-up of 20.4 months. -- Endoleaks: Endoleak, or blood leakage around the ELG, creates insufficient seal to the aorta wall. Four types of leaks have been defined and range from type I (the most serious and requiring correction) to type IV (graft porosity, rarely seen with current d...

VEGF Trap-Eye Phase 2 Wet AMD Results Reported at ARVO Annual Meeting

...etinopathy (DR), a disease affecting the blood vessels of the retina. A leading cause of blindness in younger adults (under 50), DME occurs when fluid leaks into the center of the macula, the light-sensitive part of the retina responsible for sharp, direct vision. Fluid in the macula can cause severe visio...
leaks in Medical Products

BiPAP® Pro Bi-level System with Bi-Flex®

Description:...y triggers the device to cycle between inspiratory and expiratory pressures based on the patients breathing rhythm. Auto-Trak also compensates for any leaks that may occur. The Encore® SmartCard® stores information on system use, therapy and quality of life. The SmartCard can be programmed with t...
Company:Respironics, Inc.

BiPAP® Plus Bi-level System

Description:...y triggers the device to cycle between inspiratory and expiratory pressures based on the patients breathing rhythm. Auto-Trak also compensates for any leaks that may occur. The Encore® SmartCard® stores information on system use, therapy and quality of life. The SmartCard can be programmed with t...
Company:Respironics, Inc.

GORE SEAMGUARD® Staple Line Reinforcement Material

Description:... GORE SEAMGUARD® Staple Line Reinforcement Material is a safe, effective tool in reducing postoperative pulmonary air leaks and as such, the duration of hospital care. This inert, biocompatible, ePTFE material requires no pretreatment and is non-biological. It is easy to l...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

PROTEAN Plus Dodeca Cell, 100-120 V

Features:... Precast and handcast gel options Hinged glass plates with integrated spacers that guarantee perfect alignment and eliminate potential current leaks Differential plate heights that facilitate easy IPG strip or tube gel loading; the AnyGel stand accessory can be used to stabilize gels while load...
Company:Bio-Rad Lab Equipment

PROTEAN Plus Dodeca Cell, 220-240 V

Features:... Precast and handcast gel options Hinged glass plates with integrated spacers that guarantee perfect alignment and eliminate potential current leaks Differential plate heights that facilitate easy IPG strip or tube gel loading; the AnyGel stand accessory can be used to stabilize gels while load...
Company:Bio-Rad Lab Equipment

ResMed VPAP III ST-A

Features:...orithm maintains reliable breath triggering and cycling performance to ensure that patients do not feel "out-of-sync with their VPAP, even when normal leaks occur Monitors and compensates for leak Automatically maintains reliable trigger and cycle thresholds Includes adjustable trigger and cycle...
Company:ResMed Corp

ResMed VPAP III ST

Features:...orithm maintains reliable breath triggering and cycling performance to ensure that patients do not feel "out-of-sync with their VPAP, even when normal leaks occur. IPAP MaxTM feature offers customizable maximum allowable inspiratory time to protect patients from prolonged inspiratory times related to ma...
Company:ResMed Corp

ResMed VPAP III

Features:...orithm maintains reliable breath triggering and cycling performance to ensure that patients do not feel "out-of-sync with their VPAP, even when normal leaks occur IPAP MaxTM feature offers customizable maximum allowable inspiratory time to protect patients from prolonged inspiratory times related to mas...
Company:ResMed Corp

TurboFlow 8000™ Insufflator, 40 liter

Features:... High flow insufflation Continuous abdominal pressure measurement Gas warming Rapid recovery from suction and gas leaks Compatibility with standard tubing sets Active Pressure Sense (APS) System Two gas output ports ...
Company:GYRUS ACMI

Bivona® TTS™ Cuffed Pediatric Tracheostomy Tubes

Features:... Excellent first tube choice until patient stabilizes Weaning and speaking Manages and controls leaks to an acceptable level Avoid unnecessary tube changes Provides aspiration protection Facilitates easier swallowing Short-term ventilatory supp...
Company:Portex
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Urinary Incontinence

... incontinence ? How do I find out if I have urinary incontinence ? ... Urinary (YOOR-in-air-ee) incontinence (in-KAHN-tih-nens) is when urine leaks out ... ACOG is a nonprofit organization of women's health care physicians advocating highest standards of practice, continuing member education a...

Tinea versicolor

...n ... Tinea versicolor is cause by a yeast type of skin fungus, which is present on ... In these colonies the yeast grows like crazy and leaks out an acidic bleach. ... Tinea Versicolor , SVCMC, New York Bayley Seton, Staten Island, Mary Immaculate, ... Tinea versicolor is caused b...

Lung needle biopsy

...nd how to prepare for this test. ... inserts the biopsy needle through the incision into the lung tissue to be biopsied. ... of air that leaks in through the hole made by the biopsy needle . ... A lung biopsy removes a small piece of lung tissue for diagnostic tests. ... ask yo...

Hyphema

...a is usually ... Hyphema refers to the presence of blood in the eye, usually caused by trauma to the eye. ... Hyphema occurs when blood leaks into the clear fluid of the ... Trauma to the eye can cause bleeding in the front (or anterior chamber) of the eye; this bleeding is calle...

Exudate

...nts that oozes out of blood ... Exudate is fluid, such as pus, that leaks out of blood vessels into adjoining tissues. ... Exudate may ooze from ...ay, and word games. Exudate ... Exudate is fluid, such as pus, that leaks out of blood vessels ... Exudate may ooze from cuts or from areas of i...

Entero

...r) First-person singular present of enterar. Retrieved from "http: ... ... through to other organs, it is called an entero -enteral fistula.If it leaks to... Entero -enteral fistulas may have no symptoms. ... Entero -haemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) are highly infectious ... however, the en...

Electrolysis

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CSF leak

... After AN surgeory, some patients develop CSF leaks . ... Others develop a CSF leak directly at th...rgery scar, sometimes weeks later: ... CSF leaks can also occur in the nose after trauma or surg...n of the site of the leak . ... TITLE: CSF leaks . SOURCE: Grand Rounds Presentation, UTMB, Dept. o...

Boil

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Bleeding

... technically known as hemorrhaging or haemorrhaging is the loss of blood from the circulatory system. Bleeding can occur internally, where blood leaks from blood vessels inside the body or externally, either through... Includes information on the causes of bleeding in the digestive tract and ...
leaks in Biological News

Claudin 11 stops the leaks in neuronal myelin sheaths

Devaux and Gow demonstrate how a tight junction protein called claudin 11 makes the neuronal myelin sheath a snug fit. The study will be published in the December 1, 2008 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology ( www.jcb.org ). Like the rubber coating on a copper wire, the myelin sheatha membran...

Enzyme doesn't act alone in atrial fibrillation

..., assistant professor of molecular physiology and biophysics, and cardiology at BCM. "In atrial fibrillation, the calcium is released too early. As it leaks out, the heart beats too fast and irregularly." Researchers knew that an enzyme called calmodulin kinase II is overactive in several heart diseases...

Scientific evidence of health problems from past contamination of drinking water at Camp Lejeune is limited and unlikely to be resolved with further study

...E -- which entered the groundwater as a result of spills and improper disposal practices by an off-base dry cleaner -- and TCE from on-base spills and leaks from underground storage equipment. Considerable public controversy grew over the potential health consequences, such as various cancers, for former ...

Muscular dystrophy diagnosis delayed almost 2.5 years in boys

...It takes another year before these children are screened with a serum CK test a simple and inexpensive blood test for creatine kinase, an enzyme that leaks out of damaged muscle. "The CK test is an easily available and cheap test," said Emma Ciafaloni, M.D., associate professor of Neurology at the Univ...

Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air

...underground where there is room: in saline aquifers, depleted oil wells and porous coal seams that are not commercially viable. However, concern about leaks has scientists pursuing natural chemical reactions within the earth to turn the carbon back into a solid. Ultramafic rocks generally form in ...

Queen's chemist sheds light on health benefits of garlic

...me medicinal properties. Dr. Pratt and his colleagues believe that this is due to a slower rate of decomposition of the allicin analogs in the onions, leaks and shallots, which leads to a lower level of sulfenic acid available to react as antioxidants with radicals. ...

More food at lower cost

... root hair cells directly, but via the cells next door which act as canals through which the auxin is transported. During transport, some of the auxin leaks out, supplying hair cells with the auxin signal to grow. This new understanding will be crucial in helping farmers to produce food sustainably and to ...

Where optics meets medicine

... the retina. A series of photographs is taken to document the capillary network and reveal defects or changes. If vessels are damaged or abnormal, dye leaks out. Many shot-adverse patients find the procedure repellent enough that they put off getting these crucial eye exams. To develop a patient-friend...

Robotic surgery lowers risk of a rare but serious complication of gastric bypass

...reath, fever, nausea, vomiting and rarely death. In this five-year study, there were no deaths in either group, and the rate for both gastrointestinal leaks and other complications was slightly lower than what has previously been reported in scientific journals. Lead author Brad E. Snyder, M.D., assista...

Harvard researchers publish MRI images of genes in action in the living brain

...o proteins in cells responsible for brain tissue repair (glia and astrocytes). Then, researchers used the eye drops on mice with conditions that cause leaks in the blood-brain barrier. When the animals brains were scanned using MRI, brain repair activity was visible. Glia and astrocytes help repair brain a...
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Bill would require data keepers to notify consumers of info leaks

A new bill being worked on by state legislators would require organizations that store personal information on Wisconsin residents to notify those residents if their personal data has been obtained by an unauthorized party. LRB-2214, recently introduced by state Senator Ted Kanavas and state Rep...

Asia Debut for Money-Saving Pharma-Packaging Machines from Ireland

...n innovative leak-testing machine that tests for leaks in blister-packs of drugs without the need for pac...ion.” BlisterScan can detect and locate leaks as small as 7 microns across a full cross-section ...ster pack. It identifies the precise pocket which leaks - ideal for testing alongside blister lines to spe...

Mexico Premiere for Money-Saving Pharma Leak Testing Equipment

...ctive leak tester for blisterpacks that provides the perfect alternative to the methylene blue dye test.” BlisterScan can detect and locate leaks as small as 7 microns. Blister packs are scanned by a beam of light both before after a vacuum is applied. The difference between these scan readings ...

CellGard ES NU-480 Class II Biological Safety Cabinet Now Available

...includes the HEPEX exclusive zero-leak airflow system, ensuring cabinet performance and safety. The HEPEX system eliminates the possibility of cabinet leaks and guarantees uniform airflow and filter loading. The CellGard ES is also ergonomic. Its design provides more legroom, staggered service valves,...

Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Manufacturer Boosts European Distribution

...a range will be on show at Achema including BlisterScan, which is a non-destructive leak testing machine for blister packs. It can detect and locate leaks as small as 7 microns. Blister packs are scanned by a beam of light both before after a vacuum is applied. The difference between these scan readings ...

Just Say No To Charcoal! New Eco-Friendly Alternative Grills Faster, Burns Cleaner And Greener

...eans there is less chance to start an unwanted fire. Plus the FlameDisk does not require lighter fluid, so there is less chance for dangerous chemical leaks during transport or storage. It's easy to grill green with the FlameDisk, which employs a completely renewable biofuel and is packaged in recycla...

U.S. Distributor Debut for PAKSCAN - a Pouch & Sachet Leak Tester Machine from Ireland-based Sepha Ltd.

...e major show for the Life Sciences manufacturing sector. PakScan identifies leaks in single or multiple non-porous sachets, pouches or other flexible packs. ... data can be stored or printed for further analysis. PakScan can detect leaks as small as 10 microns. Operation requires no special skills, and all machi...

ICU Medical Inc. and Health Robotics Announce Compatibility of CytoCare(TM) Robot and CLAVE(R) Needle-Free Connector to Enable Safer Hazardous Drug Handling

...#1 connector sold worldwide. The CLAVE(R) is a mechanically and microbiologically closed system, which eliminates the risk of hazardous drug spills or leaks and also protects the patient's catheter from contamination that can otherwise lead to bloodstream infections," stated Werner Rainer, CEO of Health Ro...

Contour Products Introduces Groundbreaking Sleep Apnea, Respiratory and Ergonomic Body Comfort Pillows at Medtrade; Self-Explanatory Products Serve Customer Needs, Expand Retailers DME Offerings

...more precise molded design. Hollowed-out areas on the pillow accommodate all major masks and hoses. The pillow alleviates mask pressure, helps prevent leaks and has a thicker, more comfortable cover. A new accessory kit is available and the pillow has a 5-year warranty. For more information visit http://w...

Nano-sized 'trojan horse' to aid nutrition

...estive juices in the stomach," Dr Larson said. "Once in the small intestine the nanoparticle gets sticky and bonds to the intestinal wall. It then leaks its contents directly into the intestinal cells, which allows them to be absorbed directly into the blood stream. "We hope that by mastering this t...
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