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Creatine Has Negligible Effect on COPD Exercise Rehab

Popular nutritional supplement no substitute for old-fashioned hard work, study says FRIDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Taking creatine doesn't improve exercise outcomes in people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a U.K. study reports. Creatine is a popular nut...

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking of Negligible Value: Experts

New Delhi: Several private companies have established umbilical cord blood banks in India saying they would be a life saver for thousands. But some health experts term this// as "unethical and of negligible value". The umbilical cord blood is a rich source of stem cells and is believed to be ...

Incidence Of HIV/AIDS In The Indian Armed Forces Negligible

The incidence of HIV/AIDS in the Indian armed forces is a mere 0.028 percent as compared to the national average and efforts are being made to reduce// this even further, the military's top doctor said Thursday. "Contracting HIV/AIDS is not a crime. Not reporting it is a crime," Surgeon Vice ...

Smokeless tobacco safer than smoking

...contributor. If smokeless tobacco was introduced to a similar population of never smokers, this meta-analysis shows that any increase in risk would be negligible compared to the lives saved by reducing cigarette use. Lee said, "Our paper shows very clearly that, in marked contrast to smoking, smokeless tobac...

Novel approach estimates nanoparticles in environment

...ons, we estimated the maximum ceiling amount." Based on her calculations, Robichaud found that the production of titanium dioxide nanoparticles was negligible in 2002 and rose to about 2.5 percent of the total amount of titanium dioxide produced today. By 2015, nanoparticle production is estimated to be abou...

HRT-breast cancer risk stays same, regardless of family history

...n the contributions that the two risk factors (HRT and family history) had on breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women. The results showed only a negligible degree of interaction, suggesting that HRT conveys no greater breast cancer risk to women with, versus without, a first-degree family history of breas...

New Consumer Fact Sheets on Medical Liability, Tort Reform and National Health Care

...hat any weakening of those rights will unfairly burden malpractice victims. They also show that eliminating medical malpractice claims will result in negligible health care savings while increasing errors and their costs. Joanne Doroshow, AIR co-founder and Executive Director of the Center for Justice &a...

Expression of infrared fluorescence engineered in mammals

...ls," said Tsien. Biliverdin is the substance responsible for the yellowish-green color of a bruise as it fades, for example. Biliverdin normally has negligible fluorescence. However, Shu was able to coax the biliverdin-containing protein to fluoresce by cutting off the parts of the phytochrome that divert th...

A View from Rwanda: Congressional Briefing Highlights Impact of U.S. funded Anti-Malaria Programs

... a few hundred thousand insecticide-treated bednets were distributed to protect people against mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite, producing a negligible impact. Starting in 2006, the government of Rwanda aggressively increased its malaria intervention programs and distributed more 1.5 million malaria n...

Race May Not Be Key in Cancer Disparities

...ormation that whites in southern Michigan had far better survival rates than blacks when diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer. The gaps often were negligible -- and sometimes completely disappeared -- when the population or geographic focus narrowed from large counties to just cities, towns or neighborhoods...
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R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. Completes Phase 1 Clinical Study on RK-023

...patch dressing to the back skin for 24 hours, followed by UVA irradiation No adverse event occurred and the resulting irritation was negligible in each test. As the next step, single and 5-day repeated applications of RK-023 preparation to the scalp were conducted by a randomized, pla...

New Studies Show Popular Heartburn Medications Moderate the Effect of Taking Widely Prescribed Heart Drug

...isk of gastrointestinal bleeding, a possible side-effect of the antiplatelet drug. While 41 percent of patients in the study were prescribed a PPI, a negligible number of them had experienced a severe bleeding problem. "There's a growing body of evidence that PPIs decrease the effectiveness of clopidogre...

Fovea Reports Positive Results with Prednisporin(TM) in Persistent Allergic Conjunctivitis

...signs and symptoms (itching and redness) of persistent ocular allergic inflammation. A one-week pre-treatment with Pataday(TM) (an anti-histamine) had negligible effect on these parameters in this patient population. The prospective, multicenter, randomized, double masked, bilateral comparison study with 1...

Breast Cancer Patients May Have a New Treatment Option When Cancer Spreads

...pinal cord and other normal tissues than conventional external beam radiation therapy, potentially improving the clinical outcome," she explains. "The negligible dose to the spinal cord would also make it possible to treat recurrent spinal tumors in patients who have already received the maximum allowable radia...

Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results of a Clinical Study of its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

...luding tCGM system performance, is competitive if at least ninety-five percent (95%) of the data points fall within the combined A/B zones, along with negligible or no data points in the combined D/E zones. Mean absolute relative difference (MARD) is a standard error calculation tool that is used to measure the...

Halozyme Therapeutics Announces That Chemophase Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial

... study. In addition, there were no neutralizing antibodies to rHuPH20 detected and the plasma concentration of mitomycin was either non-measureable or negligible and well below the threshold that may be predictive for myelosuppression (a decrease in bone marrow activity, resulting in fewer red blood cells, whit...

Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results with the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, the Next-Generation Skin Permeation Medium for its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

... system performance is generally considered acceptable if at least ninety-five percent (95%) of the data points fall within the A/B region, along with negligible or no D/E points. MARD is an error calculation tool that was used to measure the average relative difference between Symphony and the reference measur...

Treatment Gives Lung Cancer Patients With Inoperable Tumors Two Years or More

... health, and most people can resume their usual activities in a few days. It is a safe, minimally invasive tool for local pulmonary tumor control with negligible mortality, little morbidity, short hospital stay and positive gain in quality of life. Lung function is generally better preserved after RFA than afte...

Arpida Announces Promising Results of "First-In-Man" Studies With AR-709

...f Cystic Fibrosis or in the prophylaxis of Pneumocystis jiroveci. However, because they deliver high drug concentrations at the site of infection with negligible systemic absorption, they are the logical complements to standard intravenous therapy for severe nosocomial pneumonias and in the treatment of severe ...

Novagali Pharma Presents at AACO the Results of its Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trial of Vekacia in Children Suffering From Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

...egimen of four instillations per day was good. Systemic exposure to CsA was negligible in the treated patients. Compliance to the study regimen of four daily inst...s had detectable CsA levels below 0.33ng/ml, a value which is considered as negligible These results are presented at the occasion of a Symposium chaired by Pr ...
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IGFBP-2 RIA Test

Description:...n many tissues, apparently coincident with IGF-II expression [2]. Recent studies of serum IGFBP-2 levels have shown that, unlike for IGFBP-1, there is negligible variability during the day [1] and, unlike IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3, virtually no change during puberty [3]. IGFBP-2 has also been identified in other body...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

IGFBP-2 ELISA Test

Description:...n many tissues, apparently coincident with IGF-II expression [2]. Recent studies of serum IGFBP-2 levels have shown that, unlike for IGFBP-1, there is negligible variability during the day [1] and, unlike IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3, virtually no change during puberty [3]. IGFBP-2 has also been identified in other body...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Neurolas

Description:...ion in an ongoing manner by acting on the stimulation area. Other advantages of this laser include the high repeatability of the impulses, the totally negligible trigger-pulse latency time (less than 20 s)....
Company:DEKA Research & Development Corp.

Ultra-Sensitive Unconjugated Estriol RIA

Description:... Assay uses highly specific rabbit anti-estriol antibody reparation - negligible cross-reactivity with other estrogen metabolites. Excellent assay precision and reproducibility. Superior sensitivity to 0.03 ng/mL....
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

SmilePro 980 diode laser

Description:...tion and provide a bloodless field for most surgical procedures. Unlike other medical lasers, biolitecs 980nm lasers cut and coagulate optically with negligible collateral tissue damage, charring, and recession. Many procedures using the 980nm lasers are pain-free, minimizing or even eliminating the need for a...
Company:biolitec, Inc.

SmilePro 980

Description:...tion and provide a bloodless field for most surgical procedures. Unlike other medical lasers, biolitecs 980nm lasers cut and coagulate optically with negligible collateral tissue damage, charring, and recession. Many procedures using the 980nm lasers are pain-free, minimizing or even eliminating the need for a...
Company:biolitec, Inc.

Ceralas D 980nm Diode Laser

Features:...and hemoglobin Allows controlled tissue ablation and provides a bloodless field for most surgical procedures Cuts and coagulates optically with negligible collateral tissue damage, charring, and recession Many procedures using the 980nm lasers are pain-free, minimizing or even eliminating the need for...
Company:biolitec, Inc.

Ceralas D

Features:...ter and hemoglobin Allows controlled tissue ablation and provides a bloodless field for most surgical procedures Cuts and coagulates optically with negligible collateral tissue damage, charring, and recession Many procedures using the 980nm lasers are pain-free, minimizing or even eliminating the need for a...
Company:biolitec, Inc.
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Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

...By measuring water flowing out of building downspouts, she found that the greenroof retained from 30 to 75 percent of water from storms, compared to a negligible amount retained by the building with no greenroof. Although her results are preliminary, Starry thinks that cities can reap benefits from making gre...

High construction cost for cycads

...s the leaf aging process. Many fast-growing species, for example, constantly replace their leaves. For these species, food synthesis may be reduced to negligible levels in less than one month after leaf construction. In contrast, the decline in food synthesis for leaves of Guam's Cycas is minimal, with rates ...

Negligible impact on public safety from shark cage diving operations

...iversity researchersincluding four from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoaconcludes that existing shark cage diving enterprises in Hawai'i have a negligible effect on public safety. The paper, "Seasonal cycles and long-term trends in abundance and species composition of sharks associated with cage divi...

Mystery of bat with an extraordinary nose solved

...al nose length has a special value: All shortened noses provided less focus of the ultrasonic beam, whereas artificially elongated noses provided only negligible additional benefits," Mueller said. "Hence, this unusual case of a biological shape can be predicted accurately from its physical function alone." ...

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: New patient radiation safety guidelines

...nal and/or visceral artery angioplasty and/or stent placement. "The value of medical imaging is great and the risks of radiation dose are generally negligible compared to the health benefits of having a needed procedure or treatment. However, there are times when a significant radiation dose may need to be a...

Is love at first sight real? Geneticists offer tantalizing clues

...ound that despite observed differences in mating behaviors and reproduction activities in females mated to different strains of males, there were only negligible mating-dependent differences in gene expression between the groups. This suggests that genetic changes involved in mate choice and reproduction were i...

Ecologists question effects of climate change on infectious diseases

...arch has predicted that climate change may expand the scope of human infectious diseases. A new review, however, argues that climate change may have a negligible effect on pathogens or even reduce their ranges. The paper has sparked debate in the ecological community. In a forum in the April issue of Ecolog...

New renewables to power 40 per cent of global electricity demand by 2050

...monstrate that with global political support and financial investment, previous notions that the potential for renewables was in some way limited to a negligible fraction of world demand were wrong," said Lund. "If we prioritize and recognize the value of renewable energy technologies, their potential to supply...

AGU journal highlights -- Oct. 16, 2008

...ed climate influences and compare them with observed surface temperatures across the globe from 1889 to 2006. They find that solar forcing contributed negligible long-term warming in the past 25 years and 10 percent of the warming in the past 100 years. Additionally, in contrast with recent model results by the...

Human embryonic stem cell secretions minimized tissue injury after heart attack

...Singapore-The Netherlands collaboration. Unlike the more common approach of directly administering stem cells for therapy, this new method carries negligible risk of tumour formation or rejection by the body. In the pig research model, this approach minimised heart injury after a heart attack, a part...
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Hygeia Therapeutics Signs an Exclusive License with Yale University for Potent, Safe Topical Anti-Androgens

...cation after the therapeutic purpose is achieved. By avoiding the formation of active or toxic metabolites, Hygeia topical drugs are expected to have negligible systemic effects and have a better safety profile than other drugs in their therapeutic class. Hygeia assets were obtained by an exclusive license wi...

Microbix Files First Patent Applications On Novel Technology Platform For Large Semen Sexing Market

...al Insemination (AI) market. Semen sexing is instrumental to the dairy industry due to the growing international demand for female offspring and the negligible value of dairy bull calves. "This market is attractive for its size and the absence of regulatory barriers, and importantly, our technology offers a...

DuPont Receives Canadian Regulatory Approval for High Oleic Soybean Trait

...fat over commodity soybean oil. Like low linolenic soybean oil, high oleic soybean oil eliminates the need for hydrogenation, resulting in foods with negligible amounts of trans fats. Oil testing results from high oleic soybeans from Pioneer produced in 2008 again confirmed that the oil contains about 80...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...onths after stopping treatment. The dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) data were consistent with the six-month end of treatment results showing a negligible change from baseline in the elagolix treatment arms. In particular, the elagolix 150 mg once daily mean percent change in BMD at twelve months in the...

Research highlights potential for improved solar cells

...luding silicon. Recently, the claims in carrier multiplication research have become contentious. Specifically, some recent studies described low or negligible carrier multiplication efficiencies, which seemed to run contrary to earlier findings. To sort out these discrepancies, Los Alamos researchers analyze...

Halozyme Therapeutics Reports 2008 Second Quarter Financial Results

...In addition, there were no neutralizing antibodies to rHuPH20 detected and the plasma concentration of mitomycin was either non-measureable or negligible and well below the threshold that may be predictive for myelosuppression (a decrease in bone marrow activity, resulting in fewer red blood cel...

Assembly technique for tiny wires may eventually help detect cancer and other diseases

...that the electroplated anchors were uniform, not too far from rigid and did not show high energy losses. They also found that both types of wires show negligible effects of air damping at pressures as high as about a thousandth of an atmosphere, which can be reached using small and inexpensive vacuum pumps. The...

NEXCORE Technology Obtains Licenses for Revolutionary Fluid Management System

...system's predictably stable mechanical distention. -- Predictably constant and clear visualization is present throughout the procedure. Only negligible or minimal fluid turbulence is present inside the cavity even at relatively high flow rates. -- The real-time rate of intravasation is known thro...

Helix BioPharma announces Q1 2008 financial results

...on in investing activities reflects the redemption of $6,640,000 in short term investments in the first quarter of fiscal 2007. Capital purchases were negligible in both the first quarters of fiscal 2008 and 2007 totaling $50,000 and $15,000, respectively. LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES Since inception, th...

New Phase III Data Demonstrate Oxycodone / Naloxone Combination Tablet Reduces Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction in Patients With Chronic Severe Pain

...ment of severe visceral pain(7,8). Naloxone is an opioid receptor antagonist that is used intravenously to reverse opioid overdose. Oral naloxone has negligible systemic bioavailability, which means it provides a full, local inhibitory effect on opioid receptors in the gut, thus reducing the impact of opioid-i...
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High Pressure Dual Piston Analytical Pump from Cecil Instruments Ltd.

Description:... new Adept CE 4100 high pressure pump with stepper motor drive, provides superb flow precision, with software drive compensation, reducing pulsing to negligible levels. Flow rates from 0.001-10mL/min are selectable in 0.001mL steps. The pump heads, using ceramic inserts, are inert and bio-compatible. Pu...
Company:Cecil Instruments Ltd.

Cleanascite HC 500 from Biotech Support Group

Description:...n reagent; Ideal for clarifying many items in the purification of antibodies, proteins, nucleic acids, & proteoglycans; Contains no fluorocarbons, has negligible cross-reactivity, and improves downstream processing; Utilizes a reagent that is a solid-phase, non-ionic adsorbent supplied as a suspension in saline...
Company:Biotech Support Group

Cleanascite HC 16000 from Biotech Support Group

Description:...n reagent; Ideal for clarifying many items in the purification of antibodies, proteins, nucleic acids, & proteoglycans; Contains no fluorocarbons, has negligible cross-reactivity, and improves downstream processing; Utilizes a reagent that is a solid-phase, non-ionic adsorbent supplied as a suspension in saline...
Company:Biotech Support Group
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