Digital mammography plus digital breast tomosynthesis may decrease patient recall rates
Nationally, about ten percent of women in the US are recalled for a second mammogram after an abnormality is detected on the first onefor most women this can be very stressful. However the use of digital breast tomosynthesis and full-field digital mammography combined may be associated with a subs...
Radiation Plus Chemo a Good Option in Lung Cancer
Surgery alone not linked to improved survival in non-small-cell lung cancer study
MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Radiotherapy plus
chemotherapy, with or without surgery, works well for people with stage 3A non-small-cell lung cancer, a new study has found.
Stage 3A is declared ...
HIV Plus Alcohol Hampers Short-Term Memory
Problems with learning new information can disrupt treatment, expert says
FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- HIV infection and chronic drinking can deal a double blow to short-term memory, a new study has found.
The study, appearing in an online early view of Alcoholism: Clinical...
Draeger Announces New Multi-Gas Plus Cartridge
PITTSBURGH, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Multi-Gas Plus
cartridge to fit our X-plore 3300/3500/5500 twin filter masks. These cartridges are unique because they do not carry the "escape only" designation for H2S protection, and can be used to w...
National Small Business Week Update: Sam's Club Announces Simplified Small Business Membership; Partnership With U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Plus Free One-Day Pass
During National Small Business Week, Sam's Club announced its simplified Small Business Membership process, which eliminates more than a dozen formal documents required to join as a business member. Now, you can qualify with a business card or letterhead.
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Pills Plus Psychotherapy Can Beat Insomnia
But pharmaceuticals may help only in the short-term, new study finds,,,,
TUESDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- If you've been having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, a new study suggests that the short-term use of sleep medications plus
behavioral changes may be the best combina...
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New Results From ARTEN Study of Nevirapine Plus Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor Regimen of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Plus TDF/FTC Revealed
CAPE TOWN, South Africa , July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- New data became available today at the 5(th) International AIDS Society Conference from ARTEN ( A tazanavir/ R itonavir on a background of T enofovir and E mtricitabine [Truvada(R)] versus N evirapine). ARTEN is an open-label, multi-c...
PARI LC Plus and PRONEB Ultra Used in Two Perforomist Studies on Improving COPD Therapies
MIDLOTHIAN, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In two recent COPD studies sponsored by DEY LP, PARI's LC Plus
nebulizer and PRONEB compressors (Ultra and Ultra II) were used to show that nebulized formoterol fumarate (Perforomist, DEY LP, Mylan Inc.) improves pulmonary function.
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New Study Showed Lantus(R) Plus One, Two or Three Shots of Apidra(R) Lowered Patients' Blood Sugar
- Study Presented at 69th Annual ADA Scientific Sessions Examined Efficacy and Safety of Basal-Prandial Treatment with Lantus(R) and Apidra(R) -
NEW ORLEANS, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S. presented results of a new study, "Effects of 1, 2, or 3 Prandial Injections of ...
Cardiogenesis Announces Presentation of its PHOENIX(R) Combination TMR Plus Stem Cell Delivery System at the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgeons (ISMICS) Annual Meeting
IRVINE, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP) the market leader in laser transmyocardial revascularization (TMR) for the treatment of chronic cardiac ischemia, announces that Dr. Naresh Trehan of New Delhi will be presenting his clinical results of ...
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Enrollment in its Phase II Trial of Bavituximab Plus Docetaxel in Breast Cancer Patients
-Preliminary Data from This Trial to be Presented at ASCO-
-First Phase II Trial in Bavituximab Cancer Program to Complete Patient Enrollment-
TUSTIN, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that it has completed enrollment...
New Overall Survival Study Results Confirm Oral Xeloda(R) plus Oxaliplatin (XELOX) is Comparable to FOLFOX-4 for the First-Line Treatment of Advanced Colorectal Cancer
-Growing Body of Data Supports XELOX as Effective Alternative to Standard of Care-
NUTLEY, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Overall survival results from a 14-month follow-up of the international, Phase III NO16966 study confirm that oral Xeloda(R) plus
oxaliplatin (XELOX) is comp...
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QC 463 EQUIL® Plus with Glucose and Lactate Control
Description: QC 463 is a quality control material that, once tonometered, is used for monitoring the performance of blood gas, electrolyte, metabolite, and CO-Oximeter instrumentation. It provides a practical alternative to the use of human blood in tonometry. QC 463 is available in three (3) levels for monitor...
CD-Chex Plus BC Immunophenotyping Control
Description: CD-Chex Plus
BC is an assayed control for immunophenotyping with Beckman Coulter® flow cytometry systems. CD-Chex Plus
BC determines the accuracy and reproducibility of all the steps involved in the process of immunophenotyping, including red blood cell lysis. Reference values for five subsets ...
CD-Chex Plus Immunophenotyping Control
Description: CD-Chex Plus
is an assayed control for monitoring immunophenotyping by flow cytometry. CD-Chex Plus
determines the accuracy and reproducibility of all the steps involved in the process of immunophenotyping, including red blood cell lysis. Reference values for five subsets of leukocytes include: T l...
Streck-Diluent III Plus Balanced Electrolyte Solution
Description: Streck-Diluent III Plus
is a balanced electrolyte solution manufactured specifically for use as a diluent for blood cell counting and sizing on the Abbott CELL-DYN® 3000, 3500 and 3700. The shelf life is two years from date of manufacture....
Para 12 Plus Retics 5-Part Differential Control
Description: Para 12 Plus
Retics is a 5-part differential control that controls all parameters, including reticulocytes, for the Abbott CELL-DYN 3200, 3500, 3700 and 4000 instruments. Para 12 Plus
Retics also contains nucleated red blood cells that can be analyzed and enumerated by the CELL-DYN 4000. The assay ...
Para 12 Plus Hematology Control
Description: Para 12 Plus
is a hematology control for the Abbott CELL-DYN 3000, 3200, and 3500/3700. Assay values are provided for the five-part white cell differential, as well as a three-part differential on the CELL-DYN 1600 and 1700. Open-vial stability is seven days and closed-vial stability is 75 days. Pa...
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M2SYS Partners with SecuGen Corporation to Support Market Leading Hamster Plus Fingerprint Reader with Auto-On Technology
Innovative Optical Fingerprint Reader to be the Latest Addition to M2SYS' Biometric Hardware Suite
ATLANTA, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- M2SYS Technology, a biometric
technology research and development firm, announced today its partnership
with SecuGen Corporation to support ...
MADISON, WI, JULY 28, 2008 -- Tropical soils often behave differently than temperate soils when being farmed. In tropical regions, soils lose nutrients quickly when cultivated. With food shortages looming and soil quality declining rapidly, new farming techniques are needed to make tropical and s...
Statin plus cancer drug deliver combo punch to brain cancer cells
Building on newly discovered genetic threads in the rich tapestry of biochemical signals that cause cancer, a Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center team has dramatically killed brain cancer cells by blocking those signals with a statin and an experimental antitumor drug.
The unlikely pairing of chol...
Tetracycline plus teeth equal gray smile
Many adults over age 35 cover their mouth to avoid smiling in public in order to hide their teeth darkened by tetracycline stains. Typically, invasive as well as costly treatment options, such as veneers, crowns and bonding, served as the only treatment options to help these individuals hide such s...
Screen all at risk for HIV, plus pregnant women
The new surgical assistant at the University of North Carolina Hospitals arrived in February sporting three arms, a computerized brain and a glowing track record in helping to repair heart valves, remove cancerous prostates, bypass blocked coronary arteries and perform gastric bypass operations for...
Nanoparticle-delivered 'suicide' genes slowed ovarian tumor growth
...umor site (peritoneum) with a basis for selective activity in the cancer cells (how the toxin genes were regulated once inside the cells).
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Cost-Cutting Plus Value-Add Defines Quality's Role in a Recession
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical and biotech partners tasked with cutting costs and improving processes cross-functionally recently asked us:
What are the implications of the current economic situation on quality groups?
How can I harness the kn...
Phase III Trial Begins for GAMMAGARD LIQUID Plus rHuPH20 in Primary Immunodeficiency Patients
DEERFIELD, Ill. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Baxter
International Inc. and Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO ) today
announced the start of a Phase III clinical trial of Baxter's GAMMAGARD LIQUID
[Immune Globulin Intravenous] 10% (IGIV), marketed as KIOVIG in the E...
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Progress in Its Phase II Trial of Bavituximab Plus Docetaxel in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
-Data Update Shows 71% of Evaluable Patients in the Trial's First Stage Achieved Objective Tumor Responses- -Patient Enrollment is Open in the Trial's Second Stage-
TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM ), a cli...
CardioWest™ Artificial Heart Approved For Highest Reimbursement in CMS History : Plus Up To $53,000 New Technology Add-on Payments
On July 31, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its final decision to reimburse the CardioWest temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t) through the highest paying Diagnostic Related Group codes, MS-DRG 001 and 002. In addition, CMS also approved the CardioWest artificial h...
Time Domain Showcases Precision Location Capability of Ultra Wideband PLUS Product Line at HIMSS 2008
UWB Gaining Ground in Healthcare Real-Time Location System (RTLS) Market
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Domain Corporation
( http://www.timedomain.com ), a leader in precision ultra wideband (UWB)
real- time location systems (RTLS), today demonstrated its Precision
Location Ultra ...
Baxter Announces FDA Approval of GELFOAM(R) Plus Hemostasis Kit
The first hemostasis kit combines two important surgical tools: Baxter's human thrombin and Pfizer's GELFOAM
DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Baxter Healthcare
Corporation today announced the Food and Drug Administration approval of
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