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Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, from 2013 to 2018, generic erosion of established agents--most notably tamsulosin--will cause a decline of more than eig...

Growth in the Parkinson's Disease Drug Market, Fueled by the Launch of Several New Therapies, Will be Offset by Generic Erosion of Key Agents

Overall Market Will Increase by a Modest $300 Million From 2008 to 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that gro...

Infini Cosmetic Associates Offers Boomer Stimulus Packages to Offset Aging and Help Job Seekers Get a Fresh Start

The aftermath of the economic downturn and job loss has impacted most people in every socio-economic class, Boomers especially. Infini Cosmetic Associates introduced several special stimulus combo-packages on BOTOX® Cosmetic and fillers, like Restylane and Juvederm to help men and women look ...

Leading Insurer Offers Education on How Supplemental Insurance Can Help Offset Challenging Economic Trends in Canadian Market

Combined Insurance Offers Insurance Guidance to Canadian Consumers Toronto (PRWEB) October 29, 2008 -- As citizens of Canada face growing challenges due to economic issues such as rising health care costs and out-of-pocket medical expenses, cutbacks in Canada's health c...

Decline in Cigarette Sales Offset by Use of Alternative Products

Low taxes on substitute tobacco items keep addiction affordable, study says TUESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette sales in the United States have declined in recent years, but sales of non-cigarette tobacco products have risen and offset the decline in cigarette sales by 30 ...

The Widener University 'Elder Pennsylvanian Survey' Finds Pennsylvania's Baby Boomers Anticipate Working Longer, Retiring Later to Help Offset Looming Health Care Costs

CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- According to data from the 2000 US Census, Pennsylvania's population ranks among the second oldest in the United States behind Florida. Widener University, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, recently released "The Wid...

Yale F&ES Graduation to Offset Gas Linked to Global Warming

To demonstrate their commitment to fighting global warming, the 2007 graduates of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will invest in projects that sequester carbon dioxide or develop renewable energy in order to offset the pollution that their families will emit as they travel to c...

Educate Teenagers About Sun Safety to Offset Skin Cancer Risk

West Palm Beach – A middle school research project, titled 'Sun Safe in the Middle School Years', details of which are available in the January issue of "Pediatrics”, was undertaken to stress the importance of educating teenagers about the risks of skin cancer. //The importance of using sun protect...

Lowering Contrast Material Injection in Aged Patients is Cost-effective and can Offset Risks

A new study has found that it is better to alter the dosage of senior patients undergoing multi-detector CT examination of the pancreas //and biliary region, by bringing it down by 10%. This would lower the cost of the examination as well as the risk of complications. This study was conducted by th...

Diabetes risk offset with sips of coffee?

Recent research conducted on 28,000 postmenopausal women has shown that those who indulged in six or more cups of coffee a day//, were benefited by a 3 percent reduction in risk of type 2 diabetes, vis a vis those who avoided coffee completely. Though the scientists were not able to place thei...

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Study Suggests a Possible Way to Offset Chemobrain Memory Loss

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients have complained for years about the mental fog known as chemobrain. Now in animal studies at West Virginia University, researchers have discovered that injections of N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), an antioxidant, can prevent the m...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

...rams as discussed in more detail in the "Operating Expenses" section below, offset in part, by an increase in revenue recognized in 2009 from Isis' corporate ...benefits generated from its current year loss from continuing operations to offset a portion of its taxable income. Isis' net loss from continuing oper...

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Provides Clinical Pipeline Update and Reports 2009 First Quarter Results

...ributable to lower salary and benefit costs, due to reductions in personnel offset in part by associated severance costs, as well as lower external research e...ributable to lower salary and benefit costs, due to reductions in personnel offset in part by associated severance costs. Net Loss Attributable to L...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results and Key Developments

...re) for 2007. The decreased net loss for 2008 was due primarily to a gain on the sale of CoGenesys stock of $32.5 million ($0.24 per share), partially offset by a decrease in investment income and a charge for impaired investments in debt issued by Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., of $6.3 million ($0.04 per ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Positive Progress of Three Lead Clinical Programs and General Outlook for 2009

...quarter of 2009. 2009 FINANCIAL GUIDANCE Amicus expects to spend a total of approximately $70 million on 2009 cash operating expenses, to be offset by $50 million in program cost-sharing reimbursements and clinical milestone payments from Shire. Amicus anticipates ending 2009 with approximately $1...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Clinical Development Programs Update

... from additional headcount to support the company's clinical development programs and other costs incurred in preparing for the Acetavance NDA filing, offset by a decrease in spending under the company's Omigard development program following the completion of patient enrollment in the CLIRS trial in the sec...

Nuvelo Announces Positive Phase 1b Proof-of-Concept Data With Anticoagulant NU172

...1 testing, including its ability to produce rapid and predictable onset and offset of anticoagulation without the need for an antidote, its potential ability ...est that NU172 has the potential to produce rapid and predictable onset and offset of anticoagulation, work in stagnant blood, avoid thrombocytopenia, and has...

Nuvelo Initiates Phase 1B Clinical Trial of Anticoagulant NU172

...ept trial showing NU172's potential to address the need for rapid onset and offset of anticoagulation in the setting of medical or surgical procedures such as...72 has the potential for predictable anticoagulant effects, rapid onset and offset of action, and avoidance of thrombocytopenia. About Nuvelo and Archemix's...

European Union's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Sugammadex

...emonstrated the ability to rapidly reverse moderate and deep depths of rocuronium-induced muscle relaxation, thereby enabling control of the onset and offset of skeletal muscle relaxation through the use of both drugs (1). Sugammadex also has demonstrated the ability to reverse the effects of muscle relaxat...

Daiichi Sankyo/Eli Lilly's Effient and Astrazeneca's Ticagrelor May Offer Advantages in the Treatment of Post-Myocardial Infarction

...hase III trials, are positioned to offer advantages over Plavix/Iscover such as quick onset of action, greater potency, consistent effect, and a quick offset of action. However, clinical trials demonstrate that Effient cause more major bleeding than Plavix/Iscover and that ticagrelor must be twice-daily dos...
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Extended Offset Wheelchair Electric Table

Description: Uniquely designed, the wheelchair table has dual purposes. Not only does it add a modern look to any office, it is also a heavy-duty table that will support multiple instruments, and/or easily accommodate wheelchair patients....
Company:Marco Ophthalmic, Inc.

SL-33 H Haag type Slit Lamp

Description:... Featuring up to 20 tilting tower illumination allows examination in the vertical, horizontal and oblique sections plus the option to offset the slit for corneal transillumination. Filters include Cobalt blue; green (red free); neutral density; heat absorbing....
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

SL-16 H Haag type Slit Lamp

Description:... Featuring up to 20 tilting tower illumination allows examination in the vertical, horizontal and oblique sections plus the option to offset the slit for corneal transillumination. Filters include Cobalt blue; green (red free); neutral density; heat absorbing....
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

SL-40 H Haag type Slit Lamp

Description:... Featuring up to 20 tilting tower illumination allows examination in the vertical, horizontal and oblique sections plus the option to offset the slit for corneal transillumination. Filters include Cobalt blue; green (red free); neutral density; heat absorbing....
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

Herbal Fragrance Gel Instant Hand Sanitizer

Description:...ickly and effectively without the need for water. Designed for repeated use, this product contains a special emollient to minimize skin irritation and offset the drying effects of alcohol. This special formula resists build-up leaving no sticky or tacky residue on the skin....
Company:APLICARE Inc.

Direct Image Mid Field 30 Prism

Description:... The Mid Field 30° lens has a bi-concave design to provide a wider field of view with a 30 degree offset image....
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

MagPlus Iridectomy

Description:... Volk's new MagPlus Iridectomy Lens enhances iridectomy procedures by providing a larger offset viewing area (than conventional iridectomy lens designs) with exceptional clarity and resolution. The bulb on this lens has been increased from 8mm (s...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Schaerer Axis 800

Description:...been specially designed for those disciplines which require maximum C-arm access. The stability, the electrohydraulic adjustment possibilities and the offset positioned telescoping column ensure universal use to cover all surgical disciplines....
Company:Schaerer Mayfield USA, Inc.

Ophthalmic Nd: YAG Laser YC-1800

Description:... ophthalmic laser platform, combining innovative laser delivery and output technologies, improved operability, fast operation, super adjustable Nd:YAG offset and compact design with versatility for combination laser systems. The Nidek YC-1800 replaces the YC-1600 and adds several unique features such ...
Company:NIDEK, Inc.

Tano Asymmetrical Endgripping Forceps 20 gauge / 0.9 mm

Description:... The Tano Asymmetrical Microforceps features an offset tip which allows optimal visualization along the entire tip length. Versatile tip design targets ILM, fine epiretinal membranes and diabetic or PVR me...
Company:Dutch Ophthalmic, USA
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Symposium to discuss geoengineering to fight climate change at the ESA Annual Meeting

...use enough oxygen to create extensive dead zones in the oceans. In addition, he says, the maximum possible rate of ocean iron fertilization could only offset a small fraction of the current rate of carbon burning by humans. Ocean fertilization also does not alleviate the increasing problem of ocean acid...

Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

...Many American cities are beginning to incorporate greenroofs into their planning ordinances because they recognize that, planting a rooftop garden can offset heat, increase city biodiversity and decrease stormwater runoff. This runoff can be problematic in cities where rainwater is funneled by streets and p...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...ate there is in seawater, the greater the isotopic offset between the sulfate and sulfide will be. In modern...oncentrations compared with the geologic past, the offset will typically be between 20 and 50 parts per thou...e concentrations in seawater decline, the isotopic offset between sulfate and sulfide declines toward zero. ...

Forest fire prevention efforts will lessen carbon sequestration, add to greenhouse warming

...rtant societal goal of sequestering carbon to help offset global warming, forestry researchers at Oregon Sta...ed biofuel treatments to produce energy, you could offset the carbon emissions from this process," said Mark...ing biofuels to produce energy does not completely offset the need for other fossil fuels use and completely...

Pacific Northwest forests could store more carbon, help address greenhouse issues

...cent, the study concluded. That would be a modest, but not insignificant offset to the nation's carbon budget, scientists say, since this region accounts f...for catastrophic forest fire. But looked at from nothing more than a carbon offset perspective, the optimal approach would be to leave the forests alone, the ...

Jeepers creepers: Climate change threatens endangered honeycreepers

...ed feral pigs, goats and cattle in forests. "The survival of these species into the next century may ultimately depend on our ability to remove or offset introduced threats and restore native forests from sea level to tree line," Atkinson said. Honeycreepers rival Darwin's finches in the Galapagos Is...

Carbon measuring system to help mitigate climate change

...trading markets. This could enable farmers, conservationists, landowners and local communities to be paid, for example by developed nations wanting to offset their own emissions, for the amount of pollution their activities remove from the atmosphere. The Overseas Development Group, based in the School ...

Scripps studies offer new picture of Lake Tahoe's earthquake potential

...e Fault crosses the southern end of the lake, the study confirmed the suspected fault length of over 50 km (31 miles). When combined with the rupture offset size observed across the fault from CHIRP imagery, the analysis suggests an upper limit of a magnitude-7.3 earthquake for the basin's most dangerous f...

Plants could override climate change effects on wildfires

... fire-resistant deciduous trees, a trend which Higuera thinks was enough to offset the direct effects of climate on fire frequencies. "In this case, a wa...or fire occurrence, but the development of deciduous trees on the landscape offset this direct climatic effect. Consequently, we see very little fire," Higuer...

CFI awards $854,098 to University of Montreal and partners

...re obese as they are more susceptible to Type 2 diabetes, which may lead to enormous savings to the Canadian health-care system." Nutrigenomics to offset cardiovascular diseases Dr. Emile Levy, a nutrition and pediatrics professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Universit de Montral, and J.A. de Sve Cha...
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Carbon offset warning from international team of scientists

Leading marine scientists from across the world have issued a warning that it is too early to sell carbon offsets from ocean iron fertilisation. Published on Friday in the journal Science, signatories include scientists from the US, Japan, Hawaii, New Zealand, The Netherlands, India, Germany an...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... due to personnel reductions. These decreases were offset by an expense related to settlement of claims by a...in insurance premium expense. These decreases were offset by an increase in outside services related to inve...ses were primarily due to lower operating expenses offset by lower revenues. Liquidity and Capital...

Novavax Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...he decrease was due to a $0.2 million decrease in employee costs, partially offset by a $0.1 million increase in outside testing costs associated with continu...o the retirement of $17.0 million of convertible debt, which were partially offset by net proceeds from the sale of common stock to Cadila of $10.7 million an...

American Oriental Bioengineering Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...rease in sales from prescription formulation Jinji and CCXA products, which offset declines in sales of Shuanghuanglian Injection Powder ("SHL"). OTC pharmac...ribution platform, diversified product offering and ongoing rural expansion offset anticipated challenges in SHL sales during the second quarter of 2009. We ...

GenVec Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...creases in revenues associated with our FMD and malaria programs, partially offset by increased revenue associated with our HIV program, as compared to the co...rofessional, facility, and recruiting costs. These decreases are partially offset in both periods by increases related to the manufacturing costs of TNFerade...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

...lecting completion of the CAPACITY clinical trials in early 2009, partially offset by expenses associated with the RECAP extension study and the preparation o... to the completion of the Phase 3 CAPACITY program in early 2009, partially offset by expenses associated with the RECAP pirfenidone study and expenses associ...

OncoGenex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...rom the reverse takeover of Sonus. Reducing the expenses in the first six months of 2008 was a Scientific Research and Development (SRED) claim, which offset R D expenses in that period. The SRED program is a Canadian federal tax incentive program that encourages Canadian businesses to conduct research and ...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...iod of 2008. While Sales Services has gained revenue as a result of new contracts and the expansion of existing contracts, these gains were more than offset by lost revenue from the internalization of a contract sales force by a long-term client and the expiration or termination of other sales force arrang...

CapitalBio Corporation and VigeneTech Inc. Have Announced the Launch of a Fully Integrated Microarray Solution Platform

...tware provides enhanced analysis possibilities. This fully customized application brings image analysis to a new level of control. Irregular spots and offset spots are all found easily and then analyzed with the highest accuracy." "Sensitivity, accuracy and reliability are the key drivers for any mic...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...DERALL XR revenues in Q2 2009 were partially offset by higher revenues on other products and lower ope...uct sales of ADDERALL XR in Q2 2009 were partially offset by higher revenues from other products and lower o...ard exchange contracts in 2009 were only partially offset by lower operating expense payments during the qua...
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The DNAscope IV & V from Biomedical Photometrics Inc.

Description:... Upgradeable to include 3 additional laser light sources. Up to 10 different emission filters can be provided. 16 bit dynamic range, with gain and offset control. Includes control module (computer), monitor, and software Applications: Gene Expression Analysis, SNP detection, Food Inspection & Envi...
Company:Biomedical Photometrics Inc.

Brownlee Electrophysiology Amplifier Model 440 with signal conditioner from AutoMate Scientific, Inc

Description:...trument. Each channel consists of a high gain/low noise amplifier, an 8-pole Bessel lowpass filter, a highpass filter, a line notch filter, and output offset controls. A control knob sets the amplifier parameters and the values are displayed on a bright LED alphanumeric readout....
Company:AutoMate Scientific, Inc

Brownlee Electrophysiology Amplifier Model 410 from AutoMate Scientific, Inc

Description:...and high frequency noise. Each channel consists of a high gain/low noise amplifier, an input coupling selector, a 2-pole lowpass filter, and an output offset control. A control knob sets the amplifier parameters and the values are displayed on a bright LED alphanumeric readout....
Company:AutoMate Scientific, Inc
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