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Octuplets Fiasco Could Have Been Prevented

...onor agency located in San Francisco, California. pfc physicians are all board certified by the American...e Endocrinology and Infertility. The physicians at pfc are members of the Society of Assisted Reproductiv...c experience. The onsite innovative laboratory at pfc is operated by one the most experienced embryology...

Elpac Power System 150-Watt Commercial External Power Supply Features Industry-Leading Efficiency and Power Density

... all output voltages and over the entire input voltage and frequency range. The power supply has a universal AC input (85 - 264 VAC) with active pfc to meet EN61000-3-2, -3 and single outputs of 12, 15, 18, or 24 VDC. It is offered in a compact frame of 191.98 x 62.16 x 38.65mm (7.56 x 2.45 x 1.52 ...

Household chemicals may be linked to infertility

...fected by PFCs and might, therefore, contribute to the associations between pfc levels and time to pregnancy, since couples would tend to be sharing the sa...s and have similar exposures. However, the researchers did not have data on pfc levels in fathers. "Studies on sperm quality and PFOA/PFOS are certa...

Study uncovers how Ritalin works in brain to boost cognition, focus attention

...metrically opposed to that. Instead, they help the pfc better do what it's supposed to do." A behavior... and Devilbiss have focused on how Ritalin acts on pfc neurons to enhance cognition. To answer this, the pair studied pfc neurons in rats under a variety of Ritalin doses, ...

Pacific Fertility Center Announces Breakthrough in Egg Freezing Technology

...are ongoing and are expected to deliver in 2008. pfc has been developing an oocyte vitrification progra... were first approved by the FDA for human embryos, pfc began the process of adapting the technology to oo...cedures. The oocytes were then offered to specific pfc patients waiting for donated embryos. The immediat...

Brain imaging reveals breakdown of normal emotional processing

...late the emotional output generated from the amygdala. The VMPFC is compromised in depression, likely because of the inappropriate engagement of right pfc circuitry in depressed individuals. These findings underscore the importance of emotional regulation deficits in depression, says Johnstone. They a...

New Light on Working of Brain Networks

... so-called executive functions. The ability of the pfc to maintain such memory-based functions declines w... The current study found that brain cells in pfc contain ion channels called hyperpolarization-acti...ve function. Stress, for example, appears to flood pfc neurons with cAMP, which opens HCN channels, tempo...

Brain Networks Strengthened by Closing Ion Channels

... so-called executive functions. The ability of the pfc to maintain such memory-based functions declines w... The current study found that brain cells in pfc contain ion channels called hyperpolarization-acti...ve function. Stress, for example, appears to flood pfc neurons with cAMP, which opens HCN channels, tempo...

Effect of ADHD Drugs on the Brain - Study Finds

... regions thought to be targeted by ADHD drugs: the pfc and two smaller brain areas known as the accumbens...ant information on the importance of targeting the pfc when treating ADHD,' says Berridge, 'In particular... and his colleagues plan to look deeper within the pfc to gain more detailed insights into how ADHD meds ...
PFC in Medical Technology

Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. Updates Oxygent(TM) Clinical Development Plan

...nce is a development-stage pharmaceutical company that is currently focused on developing its lead product, Oxygent, which is based on its proprietary pfc technology. Oxygent is being developed as an intravascular oxygen carrier designed to augment oxygen delivery in surgical patients. Except for histo...
PFC in Medical Products

PFC SIGMA Fixed Bearing Knee System Cruciate - Retaining

Description:...ciate ligament, the cruciate retaining components utilize SPECIALIST 2 Instruments that allow easy transition from primary to revision procedures. The pfc SIGMA Fixed Bearing Knee System is intended for cemented use only....
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
PFC in Biological News

Brain's problem-solving function at work when we daydream

...der. However, the study finds that the brain's "executive network" associated with high-level, complex problem-solving and including the lateral pfc and the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex also becomes activated when we daydream. "This is a surprising finding, that these two brain networks are...

Breaking harmful bonds

...cial equipment. "Conversion of PFCs remains a challenge, and our research efforts are directed at designing even more active catalysts, capable of pfc activation," said Ozerov. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 19, 2008

...pounds in Baikal seals is necessary to assess potential biological effects of PFCs, the report says. The researchers noted a commercially manufactured pfc known as perfluorononanoic acid to be highest in the Baikal seals. JS ARTICLE # 3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contamination and Effects of Perfluoroche...

Turtle studies suggest health risks from environmental contaminants

...immune systems of laboratory mammals. Keller said that in a 2005 study,* pfc concentrations measured in the plasma of turtles found along the coast from...ction. These findings, Keller said, indicate that current environmental pfc exposuresat concentrations comparable to those seen in human blood samplesa...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...increased activity in the left prefrontal cortex (PFC), whereas depressed subjects showed bilateral increases, indicating greater recruitment of right pfc in the depressed subjects. Control subjects with the highest ventromedial pre-frontal cortex (VMPFC) activation during reappraisal showed less activat...

Gene mutation linked to cognition is found only in humans

... not expressed in the prefrontal cortex (PFC) of lesser apes and Old World monkeys. In the current study, they tested the expression of type II in the pfc of two great ape species, chimpanzees and orangutans, and found that it was not present. Since these two species diverged most recently from human anc...

Brain networks strengthened by closing ion channels

... so-called executive functions. The ability of the pfc to maintain such memory-based functions declines w.... The current study found that brain cells in pfc contain ion channels called hyperpolarization-acti...ve function. Stress, for example, appears to flood pfc neurons with cAMP, which opens HCN channels, tempo...

Himalayan forests disappearing

...tion arises: how are individual neurons within the pfc involved in the planning of multistep behaviors? More specifically, does the activity of pfc neurons during the process of planning reflect the...dy the detailed activity of neurons in the lateral pfc during planning, the researchers fitted monkeys wi...

The brain's executive is an 'event planner'

...tion arises: how are individual neurons within the pfc involved in the planning of multistep behaviors? More specifically, does the activity of pfc neurons during the process of planning reflect the...dy the detailed activity of neurons in the lateral pfc during planning, the researchers fitted monkeys wi...

Study reveals how ADHD drugs work in brain

... regions thought to be targeted by ADHD drugs: the pfc and two smaller brain areas known as the accumbens...ant information on the importance of targeting the pfc when treating ADHD," says Berridge, "In particular... and his colleagues plan to look deeper within the pfc to gain more detailed insights into how ADHD meds ...
PFC in Biological Technology

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Adds Oxycyte TBI Clinical Trial Sites in Israel

...in Israel, the same number as in Switzerland. They will also use the same clinical protocol. All trials will be supervised by the Israeli affiliate of pfc Pharma Focus AG, a Swiss-based contract research organization. The company expects to begin the clinical trials in the second quarter. About Oxyg...
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