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Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

... of accuracy, we hope to use this information to develop a test that examines the exhaled breath of patients for early detection of lung cancer," says nir Peled, M.D., lead author of the study, and Fulbright Scholar at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. "This research is a promising step toward an...

Cellular Protein Yields Clues to Diabetes, Alzheimer's

...o its role in Alzheimer's disease, is very intriguing since scientists have long proposed a link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease," Dr. nir Barzilai, a professor and director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, said in a news rel...

New data demonstrate potential for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

...co-investigator of the study. In this study, an nir biospectroscopy analysis was conducted on blood pl...se patients from the normal elderly control group, nir achieved a sensitivity of 80% and specificity of 7...y. "These results demonstrate the potential for nir biospectroscopy to differentiate mild, and possibl...

Another McGill/JGH breakthrough opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis

... Biospectroscopy is the medical form of spectroscopy, the science of detecting the composition of substances using light or other forms of energy. In nir spectroscopy, different substances emit or reflect light at specific, detectable wavelengths. In this study, Schipper and his colleague Dr. David ...

Pain-Free, Hair-Free System Set to Transform Hair Removal

...UK to install the ground-breaking system that uses nir (near infra red) technology to deliver super fast,...(Intense Pulsed Light) technologies on the market, nir does not cause any of the stinging or discomfort a...g hair removal treatment on the market. A typical nir hair removal course can produce hair-free skin wit...

Severe Low Blood Sugar Ups Older Diabetics' Dementia Risk

...y prove any cause-and-effect link between the two conditions, cautioned Dr. nir Barzilai, director of the Institute for Aging Research at Albert Einstein C... Association for more on type 2 diabetes. SOURCES: nir Barzilai, M.D., director, Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein Col...

The Compelling Evidence-Based Case for Hospital IT Investments: Complimentary Webinar

...in information technology perform better clinically, operationally and financially by viewing the next LUMEDX Success in CVIS Webinar Series featuring nir Menachemi, Ph.D., MPH. Dr. Menachemi was the lead author of "Hospital Adoption of Information Technologies and Improved Patient Safety," the most ext...

The National Parkinson Foundation Awards Five Grants for the Falls Prevention Initiative

...ile patients move in their own environment during a prolonged time period. Bastiaan Bloem, MD, PhD and Marten Munneke, PT, PhD, Nijmegen, Netherlands; nir Giladi, MD and Jeffrey Hausdorff, PhD, Tel Aviv, Israel. 3) University of British Colombia Pacific Parkinson's Research Center : Thi...

New Study Data: JANUVIA™ (sitagliptin) Significantly Reduced Blood Sugar Levels and Was Not Associated with Hypoglycemia in Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

...f type 2 diabetes, as various factors can affect the ability to lower these patients' blood sugar to target levels," said lead study investigator nir Barzilai, M.D., director of the Institute for Aging Research and Animal Physiology Core, Diabetes Research Training Center at the Albert Einstein Coll...

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges Syntec Optics' Unwavering Focus on Innovation and Strategies to Improve Profitability

...ge between molds and parts. The company has also developed new custom blends of polymers that have optical uses even in the lower ultraviolet (UV) and nir range. This benefit significantly expands the range of possible end-user applications. Another example of its zeal to innovate is Syntec's proprieta...
NIR in Medical Products

QuantiFIRE 4-Megapixel Thermoelectrically-Cooled Digital Microscope Camera

Description:...E is a Thermoelectrically Cooled Monochrome CCD camera developed exclusively for quantitative analysis in extreme low-light, darkfield, fluoresence or nir imaging applications where high quantum efficiency and low-noise requirements are paramount....
Company:Optronics

MacroFire Monochrome Digital Microscope Camera

Description:...for microscopy. MacroFIRE monochrome is a versatile CCD camera developed exclusively for quantitative analysis in low-light, darkfield, fluoresence or nir imaging applications....
Company:Optronics

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

Features:...tissue image High transverse scan resolution:15m (1/e2 spot size on retina) Video fundus image: Fundus camera optical design for high quality nir retina image Non-mydriatic imaging: The pupil size required for the fundus image is 3.0mm Long working distance: 22mm from cornea to ocular le...
Company:Optovue Corporation

NIR Elite Monorail Stent System

Features:... The proprietary SOX system technology is a sheath-like sleeve that provides enhanced* deliverability and deployment of the nir stent system. Closed cell geometry provides uniform vessel coverage & excellent vessel support; increased flexibility at the ends of the stent improve...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

NIR Elite OTW Stent System

Features:... The proprietary SOX system technology is a sheath-like sleeve that provides enhanced* deliverability and deployment of the nir stent system. Closed cell geometry provides uniform vessel coverage & excellent vessel support; increased flexibility at the ends of the stent improve...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation
NIR in Biological News

Olympus broadens portfolio with new biliary metallic stent

...e precise placement of the stent during a therapeutic procedure, the X-Suit nir has virtually no foreshortening. In addition, each end of the stent feature...e ease of deployment combined with superior radial support makes the X-Suit nir the stent of choice for re-establishing biliary flow. ...

Are you okay to kiss?

...roteins in the mouth and produce foul odor. But Prof. Mel Rosenberg and Dr. nir Sterer of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine recently discovered that the o...th, due out in two months. This new work is a collaborative effort with Dr. nir Sterer and Dr. Miriam Shaharbany of the Sackler Medical Faculty. ...

Men are the weaker sex

... chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, together with Dr. Yariv Yogev and Dr. nir Melamed, found that while girls were at a higher risk for restricted growth in utero and for breech presentation at birth, risks associated with boy f...

Water acts as catalyst in explosives

... to move around very fast." In the molecular dynamic simulations using the Lab's BlueGene L supercomputer, Wu and colleagues Larry Fried, Lin Yang, nir Goldman and Sorin Bastea found that the hydrogen (H) and hydroxide (OH) atoms in water transport oxygen from nitrogen storage to carbon fuel under PET...

Detecting disease in greenhouse plants

... CIR images are divided into wavebands. Ratios are created comparing the nir wavebands to red wavebands. High nir and low red values are typical of healthy vegetation because light is being...

Behind closed eyes

...sights or sounds when there's nothing coming in through our sensory organs. The previous studies of Prof. Rafael Malach and research student Yuval nir of the Neurobiology Department used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure brain activity in active and resting states. But fMRI is a...

United we stand: When cooperation butts heads with competition

...all known organisms. So what makes competition so prevalent for life and why does it sometimes seem to be preferred over cooperation? Psychologists nir Halevy, Gary Bornstein and Lilach Sagiv from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have taken a step closer to answering those questions with a recent st...

Contrast agent trials in swine

... is also present in bones. As the basis of their nir contrast agent, the researchers chose to use the o... dye that both absorbs light and fluoresces in the nir region of the spectrum to a pamidronate derivative...wine trials demonstrated that the use of real-time nir fluorescence images even make possible image-guide...

New drug makes weight loss safer

...er risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Until now, there has been no safe, long-term medical remedy that tackles unwanted weight gain. Dr. nir Barak of Tel Aviv Universitys Sackler School of Medicine has developed what could be a new weight-loss wonder drug. In conjunction with the drug comp...

'LEGO-Like' building blocks to halt cell growth wins Hebrew University prize

... Building Blocks) has won a prestigious scientific prize for a Ph.D. student in organic chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Jerusalemite nir Qvit, 34, will be one of those receiving the Kaye Innovation Award on June 13, during the 69th meeting of the Hebrew university Board of Governors. ...
NIR in Biological Technology

LI-COR Introduces the Odyssey(R) Two-Color NIR Fluorescent Protein Molecular Weight Marker

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- LI-COR Biosciences introduces a new, novel protein molecular weight marker for detection on the Odyssey(R) Infrared Imaging system. The Odyssey Two-Color Protein Molecular Weight Marker is pre-stained and fluoresces in the 700 and 800 nm channels of the O...

LI-COR Biosciences and Euthanex Corporation Provide Anesthesia System for Small Animal Imaging

...R offers two platforms for in vivo small animal imaging. The systems are used in conjunction with LI-COR IRDye(R) Infrared Dyes that are optimized for nir imaging at 700 and 800nm. The Pearl(TM) Imager is designed and optimized for animal imaging. Load a mouse in its unique imaging drawer, push the clo...

Boston Scientific Announces Court Decision

...n damages based on Boston Scientific's sale of the nir stent. The Court also awarded pre-judgment interes... 30, 2008. Boston Scientific no longer sells the nir stent. The Company announced that it will appeal t...oking statements contained in this document. nir is a trademark of Medinol, Ltd. CONTACT: Paul D...

LI-COR August 27th On-Line Webinar Introduces New Approach to Small Animal In Vivo Imaging

...d autofluorescence and light scatter that occur at nir wavelengths. LI-COR, a leader in the field of nir dyes, in vivooptical agents, and imaging instrumentation is introducing a new nir in vivo imaging system. The Pearl(TM) Imager is op...

Molecular Biometrics Announces Results of Parkinson's Disease Research and Receipt of Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Advance Diagnostic Technology

...biofluids, including serum and whole blood. Both nir and RS methods were applied to measure the degree ...th eight false positives and four false negatives. nir achieved a sensitivity of 74% and specificity of 7...) biospectroscopy in its metabolomic applications. nir is a robust platform that rapidly measures the vib...

LI-COR Biosciences Introduces Near-Infrared Small Animal Imager

...mized for use with LI-COR IRDye(R) Infrared Dyes, the proven performers for nir imaging at 700 and 800nm. "Properly exposed, multi-color images are acqui...to other imaging systems." Harford adds that the Pearl Imager provides true nir imaging using LI-COR's proven dual laser detection technology compared to f...

Glycominds Joins Biomolecular Photonic (BMP) Consortium to Develop New Molecular Imaging Technique

...P consortium was approved for three years and was granted $4 million for its first year. "We are very pleased to join the BMP consortium," stated Dr. nir Dotan, Glycominds' co-founder, CTO and VP, R&D. "Combining biomarker experience with our glycan technology will promote the in-vivo imaging technology...

Near Infrared Technology and Optical Agents For Molecular Imaging

...cal imaging has been the development of suitable nir fluorochromes with high molar extinction coeffic...ed to the fact that Cy5.5 is outside the optimal nir region, makes it less suitable for imaging studi... in animal studies. Using gamma scintigraphy and nir imaging, Houston et al . compared the ability o...

Verifying Multichannel Pipettor Performance with Standard Dispense Solutions in the SpectraMax Plus (MaxLine Application Note #28)

...bration curve uses volumes > 150 L, use a regular 96-well plate. For dispense volumes of 40 L to 150 L, use a Costar half-area plate (to maximize the nir absorbance values and increase sensitivity. Step 2 Using the certified pipettor, fill column 1 of the microplate with the first chosen dispense...

Using the SpectraMax Plus for USP Dissolution Calibration (MaxLine Application Note #27)

...lick the Read button in SOFTmax PROs toolbar to make the absorbance measurements. The cuvette will be read at the same time the plate is read, and its nir absorbance values used in the PathCheck calculations (or, if using the Water Constant, the constant will be used to correct the absorbance values). ...
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