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Medi-Promotions Hires Industry Executive to Expand its Medi-Scripts Prescription Pad Model

Richard Zwickel to Launch Medi-Scripts PLUS - Prescription Pads with Enhanced Patient Features HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Medi-Promotions, Inc., the originator of Medi-Scripts(R) prescription pads, today announced that it has appointed Richard Zwick...

Low Iron Levels Cut Cancer Risk in Men With PAD

Those who had phlebotomy were 37% less likely to develop disease TUESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Blood letting to reduce levels of iron in men with peripheral arterial disease may reduce their chance of developing cancer, according to a new study. Lower levels of iron in the bl...

Multi-Year Data Shows PAD Treatment Prevents Amputation

Research presented today shows angioplasty and stenting can prevent amputation and restore blood flow in the lower extremities of patients// with severe critical limb ischemia and gangrene (tissue loss). At eighteen months, the tiny arteries below the knee remained open, with a ninety-one percent s...

Lowering blood pressure beneficial for PAD patients

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), a risk factor for heart attacks, is characterized by atherosclerosis, a condition in which blood vessels of the legs are narrowed by fatty deposits. PAD is a risk factor for heart attacks because the atherosclerosis// probably also occurs in the coronary arteries...

OBP Medical Inc. to Raise the Bar in Patient Care and Satisfaction

...rainage convenience and a magic clip for bladder catheter control. Available in 4 sizes, Small, Medium, Large, and Extra Large (briefs and bikini with pad designs coming soon). "We are happy to be able to offer hospitals the latest advance in patient comfort and satisfaction," said Jeff Swift, CE...

Get the Most Out of Your Run

...ect the foot and ankle from rolling and provide well-cushioned arch support. For extra cushioning, buy a soft, over-the-counter insert. A metatarsal pad can alleviate toe joint pain or a neuroma, which is a painful swelling of a nerve. "The length of the insert can be either three-quarter or full-leng...

17 of America's Most Promising Scientists Selected as 2009 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences

... a, Ph. D . C olora d o St a te U n iv e r s i t y Mechanisms of mitotic chromosome segregation P a tr i ck J. pad d iso n , Ph. D . Fred Hu t ch i nson Ca n cer R esea r ch Ce n ter Stem cell and cancer biology Josep h R ....

'Cell Phone Elbow' -- A New Ill for the Wired Age

...or lifestyle changes can help alleviate symptoms, including using a hands-free headset for your cell phone. If sleep position is the problem, an elbow pad to keep the arm straighter at night can help. More serious cases are referred to an occupational therapist, who may use ultrasound to loosen scar t...

Comfort Matters - The new Draeger Series of Filtering Facepiece Respirators Demonstrate Exceptional Wearer Comfort

... a pressure-free fit, the head harness of the Draeger X-plore 1700 consists of a continuous loop, permanently elastic stable textile band. A foam nose pad and flexible nose clip permit a comfortable and individual fit with excellent sealing characteristics at the nose. Wide range of applications ...

HeartSafe and HeartSine Announce AED Donation Program to Local BOMA Associations

...Sine Technologies announced the donation of thirteen HeartSine samaritan(R) pad automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to local associations of the BOMA ...n mean the difference between life and death. The HeartSine samaritan pad automatic external defibrillator is ideal for BOMA member businesses and of...
PAD in Medical Technology

Video: Partnership Unites UCB with Consumer Product Innovator OXO(R)

...oval of needle cover; flared needle cap designed to reduce needle pricks due to recoil. Easy to push syringe plunger - large and soft thumb pad for patients to push the plunger. Easy to read syringe barrel - magnified barrel helps ensure patients receive entire dose as they can see ...

Video: ev3 Inc. Announces First Patient Enrollments in DEFINITIVE LE Post-Market Study

...l provide much needed guidance on the treatment of pad using plaque excision in both above- and below-the...2 million Americans. With only about 25 percent of pad patients undergoing treatment, it is a disease tha...er-diagnosed and under-treated. If left untreated, pad can lead to critical leg ischemia, a condition whe...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Clears Way for Multi-Center Clinical Trial of IDEV Technologies' SUPERA Peripheral Stent

...ial of its SUPERA stent, a novel stent platform designed for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the superficial femoral artery (SFA). pad affects more than 8 million people in the U.S. alone and, by the age of 65, 12-20 percent of the population will develop PAD, according to the America...

Uroplasty Highlights Results From Clinical Study on Macroplastique(R) for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

...ed to 48% of control patients. The Macroplastique group's one-hour pad weight decrease was 25.4 ml from baseline compared to 22.8 ml for the contr...on using a number of widely accepted outcome measures including cure rates, pad weight tests, and quality of life questionnaires. As a result, this study p...

Atrial Fibrillation Found to be Common in Patients With Atherothrombosis, Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Death, Heart Attack and Stroke

...f CV death/heart attack/stroke and/or hospitalization for atherothrombotic event 48% greater (17.9% vs 12.1%, respectively; p recruited with pad (27.1%) Only 58.4% of AF patients received antiplatelet agents, and only 53.1% received anticoagulant therapy. The rate of bleeding requiring hospit...

Vermillion Renews Strategic Alliance Agreement With Quest Diagnostics, Inc.

...ies, disrupting normal blood flow. Left untreated, pad more than doubles the risk of heart attack and str...its efforts to commercialize its ovarian cancer or pad diagnostic tests in 2008 or during any other perio... use such information to develop ovarian cancer or pad diagnostic products; (4) uncertainty as to whether...

New Study Offers More Than a Decade of Evidence for Minimally-Invasive Surgery to Treat Female Incontinence

...E TVT. Pre-operative assessment included a 24-hour pad test, a stress test, physical examination and a vi... These women were evaluated using a stress test, a pad test, the patient's overall impression of the cure...f patients were objectively cured based on 24-hour pad tests and stress tests. "Our results substantiat...

Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of a Phase I/II Clinical Trial in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

...own as intermittent claudication. According to the pad Coalition, approximately 8 million Americans suffe...Walking Impairment Questionnaire routinely used in pad research. More information on this trial, designat...of Health, the American Heart Association, and the pad Coalition, approximately 8 million patients in the...

Multiple Clinical Trials of VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies Demonstrate High Complete Remission Rates in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

...ed Intensity ASCT Followed by Lenalidomide and Prednisone (LP) as Consolidation and Lenalidomide Alone as Maintenance (Abstract #8518) This study of pad (VcDD) was designed to evaluate the VELCADE combination as induction therapy prior to SCT in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. The resul...

Tampax and Always Launch Protecting Futures Program Dedicated to Helping African Girls Stay in School

...omprehensive care program which will bring puberty education, traveling health educators, nutritious feeding programs, educational support services, a pad distribution program, and significant construction projects to nine schools in the first year. -- Launched this year in Namibia, Protecting Futures ...
PAD in Medical Products

Ultralight 2100HT Under Pad Mount

Description: This ultralight and ultra versatile model angulates for vascular procedures. A simple twist will adjust the height of the support leg, which is available as a single post, or double tee foot. Add up to four armrests for physician comfort and stability. A convenient bracket is provided for wall stor...
Company:Rycor Medical, Inc

Silicone Pad (80 Style)

Description: Thin silicone pad implant. Indications: For closing scleral ruptures. Overall length: 7.8 mm....
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

Pivoting Armboard with Pad

Description: Inquire...
Company:WhiteStar Medical, Inc.

Microseal P pad

Description: Designed for use with the Moto Alpha unit, these new pads may be used in applications such as cycle sequencing, in which several successive runs may be sealed with the same pad. The Moto Alpha unit is engineered to prevent a microplate from sticking to the block and lid, and Microseal P+ pads pro...
Company:Bio-Rad (formerly MJ Research)

MODEL B.O.S.S. L25A HYPEREXTENSION TLSO WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PAD

Description: Description: B.O.S.S. L-25A consists of an anterior thoracic and pelvic assembly, each of which is attached to serrated discs on the superior and inferior margins of the lateral uprights. The lateral uprights are padded and adjustable in length. A swivel sternal pad is attached to thoracic extensio...
Company:Becker Orthopedic

2089 TENNIS ELBOW STRAP WITH THERAPEUTIC GEL PAD

Description: An excellent preventative/thera-peutic device for wearing during sports or construction activity. Helps dampen vibration and shock often transmitted during periods of repetitive motion. Provides relief from painful symptoms of tennis elbow. Gel pad is easily detachable from the brush lined encir...
Company:Truform-OTC

Lap Pad

Description: Lap pad used to protect pelvic regions...
Company:Pulse Medical Inc.

Chito-Seal Topical Hemostasis Pad

Description: The Chito-Seal Topical Hemostasis Pad is intended for use in the management of bleeding wounds such as vascular access sites and percutaneous catheters or tubes. The Pad is coated with Abbotts proprietary chitosan gel, a powerful hemostatic agent. Chitosan gel is twice as chemically active as chiti...
Company:Abbott Vascular

Grounding Pad

Description: Split adult return electrode grounding pad with 2.8 m cable, 50/box....
Company:Bovie Aaron Medical

Low Contrast Flip Chart Recording Pad

Description: They employ Lea Symbols. Contrast levels are the same at 25%, 10%, 5%, 2.5% and 1.25%. Each offers a different set of Lea Symbols to guard against memorization. Also uses recording forms (P/N 215400). Legend card provided....
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

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PAD in Biological News

Step out for PAD

You probably know that poor diet and lack of exercise can lead to dangerous deposits of fatty plaques in arteries. But it is not just the heart that is affected blood flow can be blocked to the legs too, leading to pain when walking, immobility and even in extreme cases, amputation. Approximat...

Noise pollution negatively affects woodland bird communities, says CU-Boulder study

...aid Francis. The CU-Boulder study is one of the first conducted in a controlled environment -- the team worked with energy companies to shut down gas pad compressors for several hours each week, allowing researchers to identify individual nests and determine nesting success. The researchers found tha...

1-finger exercise reveals unexpected limits to dexterity

...e how finger velocity made a difference in the force produced during the common manipulation task similar to rubbing a surface, using a computer track pad or iphone. Adult volunteers wearing a closefitting Teflon cover on their forefingers applied fingertip pressure on a slippery Teflon surface linked to...

Trio of signals converge to induce liver and pancreas cell development in the embryo

...of every cell must be loosened a bit. The regulatory proteins help with this, exposing a small domain near the target gene. They then act as a landing pad on which other proteins assemble to continue the gene activation process. The Science paper addresses how chemical signals from neighboring cells i...

Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics

...ed throngs of people crowded together. In March 2009, the GeoEye-1 satellite captured a close-up image of a North Korean missile sitting on the launch pad just 25 minutes before launch. GeoEye-1 also provided a look at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival held in Washington, D.C. From the space photo, deta...

Promising 3-year data: Saving limbs with drug-eluting stents

...diology's 34th Annual Scientific Meeting. "This is encouraging news for pad patients with critical limb ischemia. The smaller blood vessels below the k...ged as a potential solution to the limitations of endovascular treatment of pad patients with critical limb ischemia," he added. An interventional radiolog...

'Seeing' stem cells helps in fight against peripheral arterial disease

... and death. Many people can manage the symptoms of pad and stop its progression through lifestyle changes... Interventional radiologists treat severe cases of pad with minimally invasive treatments, including angi...le the targeted delivery of cellular treatments to pad patients who may be facing amputation and death. I...

Simple test helps predict heart attack risk

...arted to improve one's health before costlier and more intensive interventions are needed," said Murphy. "Interventional radiologists often provide pad screening tests like the ABI. Primary care doctors, who oversee medical management of the vast majority of the public at risk for cardiovascular disea...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 3, 2008

...ing a wide range of surfaces and toxic or hazardous chemicals. MTS ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Next Generation Non-particulate Dry Nonwoven pad for Chemical Warfare Agent Decontamination" For a copy of the full text article, please contact Michael Bernstein at 202-872-6042 Editor's Note:...

Multiple sclerosis research charges ahead with new mouse model of disease

...odel to study demyleinating disease, but it also stresses the importance of pad in maintaining myelin integrity. Their work highlights pad as a potential therapeutic target, as well as a potential marker for early ...
PAD in Biological Technology

Vermillion and Stanford Scientists Receive 'Best Research Award' From the PAD Coalition

- Award presented at Coalition's Annual Meeting FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML ), a molecular diagnostics company, announced today that a team of scientists at Stanford University and Vermillion has been awarded the prestigious "B...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...er, our Skater(TM) line of drainage catheters, our BioPince(TM) full core biopsy device, our EnSnare(TM) retrieval device and our V+Pad(TM) hemostatic pad which are marketed and sold by our Interventional Products Sales Group. Our Proprietary Medical Products continued to demonstrate higher revenue growt...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009

...i) our HemoStream(TM) dialysis catheter, our Skater line of drainage catheters, our BioPince(TM) full core biopsy device, and our V+Pad(TM) hemostatic pad which are marketed and sold by our Interventional Products Sales Group. Our Proprietary Medical Products continued to demonstrate higher revenue growt...

Advance Nanotech's Owlstone Announces First Pharmaceutical Industry Order

...e to make strong progress in unlocking the future revenue potential of significant strategic applications. We see this initial contract as a launching pad to further business development in the pharmaceutical industry." There are numerous potential opportunities to apply Lonestar's high speed sensit...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Omrix

... and EVICEL(TM) Fibrin Sealant (Human), two active, biologic-based hemostats manufactured by Omrix. ETHICON and Omrix are also partnering on a Fibrin pad product candidate, currently in Phase II clinical trials, as an adjunct to control mild to moderate soft tissue bleeding. Under the terms of...

Replidyne and Cardiovascular Systems Sign Merger Agreement

...e catheter system for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease, or PAD. pad affects approximately 8 to 12 million people in the U.S. pad is caused by the accumulation of plaque in peripheral arteries (commonly th...

BioMarin Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...ticipated Upcoming Milestones -- 4Q08: Kuvan approval by EMEA and related $30 million milestone from Merck Serono -- 1Q09: Results from Phase 2 pad trial -- 1Q09: Results from BH4+Vitamin C study -- 1Q09: Results from Phase 2 PAH trial -- 1Q09: Results from proteinuria in chronic kidney disease...

HealthYes! - Premier Provider of Mobile Preventive Medical Screenings - Launches in Alamo City

.... This serious disease can restrict blood flow and cause pain when walking. pad is considered a leading indicator for those at risk of stroke and heart dis...ase and stroke -- both of which are direct consequences of atherosclerosis. pad is a major public health threat, affecting 10-12 million Americans, and req...

Proteon Therapeutics to Present New Data on PRT-201 at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C., October 13, 2008

...or blood flow and circulation. According to the American Heart Association, pad affects eight million Americans and is a significant cause of both morbidity and death. Patients with pad may experience muscle pain during walking, have wounds and ulcers that are ...

Professor-turned-producer learns the movie biz

...the Giant Screen Cinema Association, which was solidifying as an organization just as Oxy, Hydra, and Hydro's new adventure was moving from the sketch pad to the storyboard. "At first, I was totally inexperienced in the film world," Siegel said. "But I tackled the situation like I would any scienti...
PAD in Biological Dictionary

Blotting

...hings in Life. Information about blotting in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... hide: clouds blotting out the moon. ... a pad or sheet of blotting -paper. ... Shop for Shu Uemura Blotting Paper 40 Sheets in the cosmetics department of Sephora. Free Shipping Over $50 wit...
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