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New Fertility Financing for Donated Eggs Fills Void Left by Capital One

PHOENIX, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Just weeks after the nation's largest financier of fertility treatments closed its health care lending, The World Egg Bank (TWEB) today announced a new loan program for women planning to have a child through donated eggs. Offered th...

SYNTAX Substudy Shows Positive Outcomes for Left Main Patients Treated With TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Stent System

NATICK, Mass. and BARCELONA, Spain, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced positive outcomes from a substudy of patients with left main coronary disease who were treated with the TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System. ...

Dueling Produce Safety Standards Highlight Void Left by Lack of FDA Regulation

Side-by-Side Analysis Displays Significant Differences in Guidance WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A side-by-side analysis of a variety of produce safety standards shows significant variations in guidance given fruit and vegetable growers in what steps they need to take to minimi...

U.S. Mental Health Spending Rises, But Many Still Left Out

Access to care improves, studies find, but treatment quality lags for elderly, vets TUESDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Mental health spending in the United States increased 65 percent in the past decade, and many more Americans are using mental health services, but there's still a big ...

As Kaiser Permanente Opens a New Hospital Wing, Security Officers Left Behind Without Affordable Healthcare

Service workers facing layoffs and healthcare cuts at nation's largest nonprofit healthcare organization to demonstrate outside grand opening of medical building OAKLAND, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling attention to the recent rollback of their health benefits, security o...

Study Finds Discontinuation of Rosiglitazone Left Many Diabetes Patients Without Good Glycemic Control

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When concerns were raised about the safety of the diabetes medication, rosiglitazone, in May 2007, many patients and their doctors made the decision to discontinue use of the drug. A study published today in Endocrine Practice by Dr. Etta ...

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Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terumo Heart Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, today announced reaching a critical milestone in the worldwide expansion of its DuraHeart(TM) Left-Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) as the 100th patient was treated by Latif Aruso...

Study Data Show Positive European Experience With DuraHeart Left Ventricular Assist Device for Advanced Stage Heart Failure Patients

Sustained Benefits for Patients Awaiting Transplantation ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) shows sustained benefits in providing safe and reliable long-term circulatory support with an improved survival rate and an acceptable adv...

David Feldman, M.D. Appointed Co-Principal Investigator of DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System U.S. Clinical Trial

Joins Two Noted Cardiothoracic Surgeons to Lead Pivotal Trial ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart Inc. today announced that it has appointed David Seth Feldman, MD/PhD, FACC, FAHA to be the Co-Principal Investigator for its Bridge-to-Transplant trial in the United States, ...

First DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System Implanted in the U.S. Pivotal Trial

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart, Inc. announced that the first U.S. implant of the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) took place on July 30 at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The surgery was performed by Francis Pa...

Terumo Heart Obtains IRB Approval from the University of Michigan to Initiate DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System U.S. Pivotal Trial

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart, Inc. announced today approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the University of Michigan to move forward with the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) U.S. Pivotal Trial for a Bridge-to-Transplant (BTT) indicat...

Pennsylvania Agriculture Department Issues Quarantine for Allegheny County Horse Stable

...s at 717-772-2852. For more information about the bureau visit www.agriculture.state.pa.us and click on "Animal and Plant Health" on the left navigation. CONTACT: Justin Fleming 717-787-5085 ...
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Silbroncho® Silicone Double Lumen Tube (For Left Bronchus)

Description: Silbroncho is a double lumen tube made of silicone rubber with a wire reinforced endobronchial tube tip. Due to the characteristics of silicone rubber, Silbronco is soft and less traumatic to the patient at insertion. Furthermore, the tube will not soften like PVC tubes, which makes Silbronco su...
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Punch, Small Joint Standard 45 Left Tip, 2.75 mm, Straight Shaft

Description: Series I Small Joint Arthroscopy Hand Instruments feature small yet durable instruments specifically designed for small joint arthroscopy. They are available in a variety of low profile styles: straight, rotary and grasper....
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Punch, Small Joint Rotary 90 Left Tip, 2.75 mm, Straight Shaft

Description: Series I Small Joint Arthroscopy Hand Instruments feature small yet durable instruments specifically designed for small joint arthroscopy. They are available in a variety of low profile styles: straight, rotary and grasper....
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Scissor, Left Curved Tip, 3.4 mm Straight Shaft (a)

Description: The Arthroscopy Scissor is ideal for excising soft tissue more efficiently than a punch without tissue debris in the joint. The serrated edge on the straight scissor helps to maintain sharpness as well as hold tissue within the jaws for more efficient resection. The curved scissors, available in l...
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Punch, Rotary with Scoop 90 Left Tip, 3.4 mm Straight Shaft (b)

Description: The Series I Instrument program offers state-of-the-art quality in an instrument of extremely low profile, while maintaining strength and durability. Low profile cutting tips allow access to pathology in tight joint spaces. Series I instruments are available in just about every cutting tip style, s...
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Punch, Rotary 90 Left Tip, 3.4 mm Straight Shaft (a)

Description: The Series I Instrument program offers state-of-the-art quality in an instrument of extremely low profile, while maintaining strength and durability. Low profile cutting tips allow access to pathology in tight joint spaces. Series I instruments are available in just about every cutting tip style, s...
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Ambulatory blood pressure

... than the daytime blood pressure reading. Target Organ Damage It's has being shown that end-organ damages related to hypertension, such as left ventricular hypertrophy, narrowing of the retinal arteries are more strongly associated with ABPM than with a clinical BP measurement, the reason bein...

Canadian Health Libraries Association

...ugh support to form a Canadian health libraries association. No better name had been suggested and the agenda for this meeting notes, “It seems we are left with Canadian Health Libraries Association, the addition of ‘Sciences’ was not well received at the CASLIS meeting.” Subsequently the Canadian Group...

Craniofacial prosthesis

...oof of the mouth is lost the person wears a device called an obturator. Enucleation - Removal of the eye, but the eyelids and other structures are left in place. Orbital exenteration - Removal of the eye along with the eyelids and other structures. Mandibulectomy - Removal of all or part of th...

Episodic memory

... The prefrontal cortex (and in particular the left hemisphere ) is also involved in the formation of ...nd Frith 2003 . Older people tend to activate both left and right hippocampus , while young people activate only the left one. For more information, see aging and memory ....

Forehead lift

...lant tines which hold them in place. The upside is the surgeon can readjust the height of the lift by simply moving the tissues up on the Endotine. If left undisturbed for 30 to 60 days, the forehead tissues heal to the bone at the higher position. The body absorbs the Endotine in about four to seven mont...

Ganglion cyst

... Ganglion cyst Classification & external resources Cyst on left wrist ICD - 9 727.4 DiseasesDB 31229 eMedicine orthoped/493 A ganglion cyst (also known as a bible bump...
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Left

In politics, left -wing, political left , leftist and the Left are terms applied to positions that focus on gradual or radical progressivism and a more egalitarian distribution of wealth and privilege. Originally, during the French Revolution, left -wing referred to the... Left (album...

Volvulus

...e study and treatment of malrotation and volvulus have a long and intriguing history. In 1832, Reid described a malpositioned cecum, found in the left ... Overview: Volvulus is defined as a complete twisting of a loop of intestine ... Volvulus ... Sigmoid volvulus is also briefly discuss...

Venous

...d to improving patient care through education and information exchange. ... of the atrium as the systemic venous drainage is more frequent in left ... Partial and total anomalous pulmonary venous connections are discussed in the ... Detailed Information on Various Birthmarks, Hemangiomas...

Ventricle

... The mean pre-operative left ventricle ejection fraction (LVEF) was 27 ± 8%. The ... Echocardiografically, the mean left ventricle ejection fraction (LVEF) rate was ......at the right ventricle was dilating. ... LV – left ventricle , RA – right atrium, RV – right v...

Vein

...in is any of the blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart, ... The pulmonary vein carries oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the left atrium ... ...

Uti

...ications and their treatment? What about ... Urinary Tract Infection in ... Recurrent urinary tract infections can cause kidney damage if left untreated, ... By age 5, about 8% of girls and 1%-2% of boys have had at least one UTI . ... A urinary tract infection ( UTI ) is one of the m...

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Why the thumb of the right hand is on the left hand side

This press release is available in German . It is the concentration of a few signaling molecules that determines the fate of individual cells during the early development of organisms. In the renowned journal Current Biology , a team of molecular biologists led by Pia Aanstad of the Unive...

Birds migrate earlier, but some may be left behind as the climate warms rapidly

Many birds are arriving earlier each spring as temperatures warm along the East Coast of the United States. However, the farther those birds journey, the less likely they are to keep pace with the rapidly changing climate. Scientists at Boston University and the Manomet Center for Conservation ...

Neurons hard wired to tell left from right

It's well known that the left and right sides of the brain differ in many animal species and this is thought to influence cognitive performance and social behaviour. For instance, in humans, the left half of the brain is concerned with language processing whereas the right side is better at compre...

Ancient amphibians left full-body imprints

Unprecedented fossilized body imprints of amphibians have been discovered in 330 million-year-old rocks from Pennsylvania. The imprints show the unmistakably webbed feet and bodies of three previously unknown, foot-long salamander-like critters that lived 100 million years before the first dinosau...

Snails and humans use same genes to tell right from left

Berkeley -- Biologists have tracked down genes that control the handedness of snail shells, and they turn out to be similar to the genes used by humans to set up the left and right sides of the body. The finding, reported online in advance of publication in Nature by University of California,...

First-time analysis reveals millions of Europeans left at risk from influenza

A powerful analysis from this month's Vaccine 1 highlights the huge gap between current vaccination coverage across Europe and the recommendations endorsed by the European Union. Currently, only one third (35%) of all high risk populations are receiving seasonal influenza vaccine in Europe, resulti...

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SYNTAX substudy shows positive outcomes for left main patients treated with TAXUS(R) Express(2)(R) Stent System

VANCOUVER, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP) today announced that its corporate partner, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) has reported positive outcomes from a substudy of patients with left main coronary disease who were treate...

Screen-door security: most wireless networks left wide open

I'm not normally one to participate in scare tactics. However, there is one area where I finally decided it's appropriate to do this, and that is wireless security. Oh sure, there are various articles and such that describe the "improved security" of built-in encryption technologies (WPA versus ...

Bacteria pack their own demise

...table than the antitoxin, it is broken down more slowly by the cell's clean-up mechanisms. Once the antitoxin is all gone, there is still enough toxin left to kill the bacterium. The upshot for the species is that bacteria that loses their T-A gene and probably have sustained damage to the important gen...

U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International

...orporation. About HeartWare International, Inc. HeartWare International develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) to treat patients suffering from advanced heart failure. HeartWare's HVAD(TM) pump is the only full-output pump des...

First U.K. Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Manchester, England on August 9th, 2009

... who regained vision after stem cell treatment in China. Macie, at 15 years old, was denied a driver's permit because optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH) had left her legally blind. After stem cell treatment in China, Macie returned to the States and one year later had the required vision to pass the test. ...

Symphony Medical Changes Name to CardioPolymers, Inc.

...congestive heart failure patients with an enlarged left ventricle." CardioPolymers is currently s...r directly into strategic locations of the heart's left ventricle wall. As it is injected, the biopolymer ...re-shape the heart, reduce the size of the dilated left ventricle and thicken the damaged wall of the hear...
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Gene Frame Cover Slips from ABgene

Description:...verslip is removed, due to the disparity in the strengths of the different adhesives, the frame is removed simultaneously with no sticky residue being left behind on the slide....
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Disposable Staining Tray for Western Blots from PGC Scientifics

Description:...d for identification. Lid is designed for stacking trays on rockers or shakers for staining several blots simultaneously. Lid also protects if tray is left exposed....
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CORNING 1536 WELL PLATE,2UL,WHITE,NON-TREATED,NON STERILE from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:... footprint and dimensions • The plates are demarcated in a 8 x 12 array with each square containing 16 wells • Eight extra wells on both the left and right sides of the plate that can be used to run controls • Series of notches that allow stacked plates to be easily separated from one anoth...
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CORNING 1536 WELL PLATE,2UL,BLACK,NON-TREATED,NON STERILE from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...ootprint and dimensions • The plates are demarcated in a 8 x 12 array with each square containing 16 wells • Eight extra wells on both the left and right sides of the plate that can be used to run controls • Series of notches that allow stacked plates to be easily separated from one anot...
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GPS -M Mutagenesis System from New England Biolabs

Description:...will be transformed into naturally-competent organisms (which take up single DNA strands), a protocol is supplied for filling-in and ligating the gaps left by the insertion transposition reaction. Notes: The Kanr marker on the Transprimer is not designed to express in Gram positive organisms or eukar...
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Large Disposable Staining Trays. from PGC Scientifics

Description:...ification. Lid is designed for stacking trays on rockers or shakers for staining several gels simultaneously. Lid also protects gel if refrigerated or left exposed. Tray and lid may be reused several times if necessary. May be radiation sterilized. Dimensions: 100 x 143 x 25 mm....
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Alfred Russel Wallace

...llace and Mary Anne Greenell. He attended grammar school in Hertford , but left when his family lost their remaining property. He worked for his older brot... another naturalist, Henry Walter Bates (whom he had met in Leicester ), left for Brazil to collect specimens in the Amazon Rainforest , with the expr...

Amino acid

...mino acids: those amino acids in which the amino and carboxylate functionalities are attached to the same carbon . Amino acid residue is what is left of an amino acid once a water molecule has been lost (an H+ from the nitrogenous side and an OH- from the carboxylic side) in the formation of...

Antibiotic resistance

..., up from 4% in 1991. Half of all S. aureus infections in the US are resistant to penicillin, methicillin, tetracycline and erythromycin . This left vancomycin as the only effective agent available at the time. However, VRSA ( Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ) was first identified i...

Brain

... circumesophageal lobes that are flanked by two large optical lobes on the left and right (Butler, 2000). The brains of craniates develop from the ante...known to have a function. Myth: Mental abilities are separated into the left and right cerebral hemispheres . Myth: Creativity can be easily dev...

Charles Darwin

... total omission of any notice of the officers" for their help, Darwin's health suffered. On 20 September he suffered "palpitations of the heart" and left for a month of recuperation in the country. At Maer, the Wedgwood's home, he entertained his relations. His invalid aunt was being cared for by the as...

Chromosome

...ls called for determination of only the euchromatic portion of the genome. Telomeres , centromeres , and other heterochromatic regions have been left undetermined, as have a small number of unclonable gaps. [1] Chromosomal aberrations Some chromosome abnormalities do not cause disease in...
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Z-DNA

... is one of the many possible double helical structures of DNA . It is a left-handed double helical structure in which the double helix winds to the left in a zig-zag pattern . Z - DNA is thought to be one of three... left-handed Z - DNA binding. • RNA binding. • double-stranded RNA adenosine ...

Yolk plug

...embryo, which is slightly out of focus, has formed a yolk plug . ... lighter cells are the yolk plug which are the only yolk -filled cells left on the ... browse dictionary yolk plug to yoohoo ... A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. yolk plug . yolked. yolks. YOM. Yo...

Wild-type

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Wobble base pair

...ion on Wobble from Biology-Online.org dictionary. ... Which base of the triplet pair seems to be the least influential in determining ... ... left figure defines the wobble position where base pairing does not obey the ... The non-standard base pairing at the wobble position. Aminoacy...

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