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Positive CHMP Opinion for JAVLOR(R) in Metastatic Treatment of Bladder Cancer After Failure of a Prior Platinum-Containing Regimen

CASTRES, France, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Laboratoires Pierre Fabre announce today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the scientific advisory committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), has issued a positive opinion supporting approval and is recommending to ...

Electronic Prior Authorization Program to Help Patients Get Faster Access to Prescription Medication

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to Launch New CVS Caremark eHealth Technology CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., NEWARK, N.J. and WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaining prior authorization for prescription medication requires phones calls, f...

New G.I. Jobs Program Provides Hospitals a Cost Effective Way to Find Prior Military Health Care Workers

PITTSBURGH, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- G.I. Jobs, the leading matchmaker between military veterans and civilian employers, announced today a program that permits regional hospitals to find military health care workers who are in the process of leaving the service. The program, called Health C...

Article One Partners Uncovers New Prior Art Impacting the Validity of Merck's SINGULAIR Patent

Article One Asks U.S. Patent Office to Take a Second Look at Patent in a Reexamination Procedure, Based on New Art Uncovered by Article One Community NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Article One Partners LLC has discovered new prior art impacting the validity of Merck & Co.'s SING...

Dynatronics Reports Profitable Second Quarter - Signaling Significant Improvement Over Prior Year Results

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) today announced results for its fiscal second quarter and six months ended December 31, 2008. Operating results showed significant improvement over the three and six months ended December 31, 2007. Pr...

CardioDynamics Reports Eighth Consecutive Quarterly Revenue Increase Over Prior Year and 12% Revenue Growth in 2008

Achieves Positive Operating Cash Flow in Fourth Quarter SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CardioDynamics (Nasdaq: CDIC ), the innovator and leader of BioZ(R) Impedance Cardiography (ICG) technology, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2008. K...

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Heparin Use Prior to Endoscopic Vein Harvest Improves Graft Patency in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Patients

Pre-heparinization Limits Clot Retention and Decreases Residual Clot Volume SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC announced today that data presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery show that administ...

Pixantrone Produces High Rates of Complete and Partial Remissions Even Among Aggressive NHL Patients With Extensive Prior Doxorubicin Treatment or Prior Rituximab Treatment

Panel Discussant Focuses on Longer Duration of Remission among Patients Achieving a Complete Remission with Pixantrone than Complete Remissions Achieved with Standard Chemotherapy ORLANDO, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that ...

Alimera Sciences' Iluvien(TM) Phase 3 Studies for DME Pass Final DSMB Review Prior to October Readout

ATLANTA, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today reported that an independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has recommended...

Blood Testing Identifies Abnormal Cells Up to Six Years Prior to Leukemia Diagnosis

Study published in New England Journal of Medicine employs Quest Diagnostics' blood-based leukemia testing MADISON, N.J., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Testing of blood specimens may detect abnormal white blood cells in patients years before the chronic form of lymphocytic leukemia (CLL...

RAD001 Phase II Trial Results Positive in Patients with Advanced Gastric Cancer After Failure of One or More Prior Treatments

- After eight weeks of treatment, RAD001 halted tumor growth in 55% of advanced gastric cancer patients previously treated with chemotherapy - Based on these promising data, Novartis will initiate a Phase III trial of RAD001 for advanced gastric cancer patients - Gastric cancer is the s...

ACTEMRA (R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Reduced Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Patients Who Failed Prior Treatments

- Results of two Phase III studies affirmed the clinical benefits of ACTEMRA - NUTLEY, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from two Phase III studies showed that patients who suffer from the debilitating and painful effects of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) achieved significant improvements in sig...
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Cystic Fibrosis 3199del6 Only(ARUP Medical Director or Genetic Counselor approval required prior to testing)

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PalmScan AP2000: A-Scan & Pachymeter

Description:...itioners who require dependable AScan and pachymetry for use in multiple settings--doctors can now examine their patients at bedside, recheck biometry prior to surgery, and calculate IOL on the go. With its wealth of features, PalmScan AP2000 delivers maximized efficiency to any ophthalmology or optometry ...
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Cyto-Chex Storage and Transport Solution

Description:...e the white blood cells in samples without reducing the activity of antigenic sites. Samples treated with Cyto-Chex can be stored for up to seven days prior to analysis by flow cytometry. Cyto-Chex offers 1-year closed-vial stability....
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Sickle-Chex Hemoglobin S Control

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NOW RSV Test

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Parisian Peel PRESTIGE system

Description:...n damage on the face, hands and neck. The systems vacuum-only capability restricts crystal flow, which allows for suction to be used to stimulate skin prior to manual extraction as well as clean-up of crystal residue. The system includes three HEPA air filters to promote a clean treatment environment. Plus...
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Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

...ssion of inhibition (DSI) is the classical and original electrophysiological example of endocannabinoid function in the central nervous system . prior to the demonstration that DSI was dependent on the cannabinoid CB1 receptor function, there was no way of producing an in vitro endocannabinoid ...

Gastric lavage

...ing poisons from the stomach. Such devices are normally used on a person who has ingested a poison or overdosed on a drug . They may also be used prior to surgery , to clear the contents of the digestive tract before it is opened. Contents 1 Technique 1.1 Indications ...

Pathology

...y, but there are few if any recorded examples of true autopsies performed prior to the Renaissance . The first physician known to have repeatedly used ana...lly and methodically correlated with the symptoms exhibited by the patients prior to their demise. Although the study of normal anatomy was already well adva...

Newborn transport

...t . A newborn stabilised and ready for transport Typically, newborn transport teams spend some time stabilising a baby's condition prior to transport. Without adequate stabilisation, a clinical deterioration en route can be expected. Wherever possible (and safe), in utero transfer is ...

Ultradian

...adian states in Bipolar Disorder are different from rapid cycling, (having four or more mood episodes in a year). The term rapid cycling was defined prior to discovery of Ultradian mood states. Thus it can be misleading to think of these states as ultra rapid cycling , as this particular form of cycling...
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Uterus

...us is a hollow muscular organ located in the female pelvis between the ... The main function of the uterus is to nourish the developing fetus prior to birth. ... In the past, it was thought that a tilted uterus may contribute to infertility. ... In most women, the uterus tips forward at th...

Uric acid

... ... Uric acid is a waste product normally present in the blood as a ... The prevalence of uric acid stones among patients with gout prior to effective ... Uric acid renal diseases. The steady state ... Uric acid is a chemical created when the body breaks down substances cal...

Tubal ligation

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Tubal pregnancy

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Transfusion

... to a transfusion reaction. ... Blood transfusion is the process of transferring blood or blood-based products ... 2.3 Processing of blood prior to transfusion . 3 Procedure. 4 Blood donation ... Information about transfusion in the free ... exchange transfusion - slow removal of a per...

Tonsillectomy

...ases of repeated occurrence of acute tonsillitis or... Learn about the tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy surgery. Information on what to expect prior to surgery, during surgery, and recovery time from surgery. A complete listing of health information about kids and teens, including acne, AIDS ...
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Diet prior to pregnancy determines sheep's gender

Maternal diet influences the chances of having male or female offspring. Research published today in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology has demonstrated that ewes fed a diet enriched with polyunsaturated fats for one month prior to conception have a signifi...

Scientists endure Arctic for last campaign prior to CryoSat-2 launch

An international group of scientists has swapped their comfortable offices for one of the most inhospitable environments on the planet to carry out a challenging field campaign that is seen as the key to ensuring the data delivered by ESA's ice mission CryoSat will be as accurate as possible. T...

First human gets new antibody aimed at hepatitis C virus

... eventually infected by HCV because the virus remains in the patient's bloodstream during surgery. The powerful antiviral drugs now used to attack HCV prior to end-stage liver failure are not routinely used during surgery due to the patients' weakened condition and because of the strong medication that mus...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...l reorganizations over an estimated time span of 200,000 years. Immediately prior to the event, the jawed acanthodians dominated the fish faunas, whereas the...igin of animals -- much later than previously reported -- but probably rose prior to the major diversification of animals in Early Cambrian time. Por...

Douglas-fir, geoducks make strange bedfellows in studying climate change

... from the continental shelf to alpine forests. "The next step was to use the longest-lived organisms trees and the geoduck to tell us about climate prior to the start of instrumental records," Black pointed out. Sea surface temperatures affect climate on land and when there is a spike in average year...

A crystal ball for brain cancer?

...and his colleagues plan to confirm their findings in a larger study. The team will also test the new method's ability to identify responsive patients prior to surgical removal of their tumor. ...
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Low Occurrence of Severe Cardiac Side Effects Despite Extensive Prior Doxorubicin Treatment Reported in Pixantrone Pivotal Trial

Updated Safety data presented at BIO International Convention in Atlanta ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) released updated safety data today from its pixantrone phase III 301 EXTEND trial demonstrating the effectiveness of pixantr...

A Scientific Milestone: Sex of Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego Determined Prior to Conception

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's rare sex-selected zoological species, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, was born Nov. 28 at SeaWorld San Diego. The birth further validates the park's ability to preferentially produce female or male offspring through the use of sperm sexing...

Hill-Rom Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth of 14.1 Percent to $424 Million and Adjusted Earnings Per Fully Diluted Share From Continuing Operations of $0.58, an Increase of 52.6 Percent From the Prior Year

- Fourth quarter constant currency revenue growth of 12.9 percent - Full year revenue growth of 11.1 percent (9.0 percent, constant currency) and improving profitability reflects success of strategic initiatives - Management reaffirms annual financial guidance for fiscal year 2009 BAT...

MichBio Will Host Workshop on Capital Formation Prior to April 22 Annual Meeting

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When: Tuesday, April 22 Workshop 2 - 5:30 p.m. Networking Reception 5:30 p.m. Dinner Program 6:30 p.m. Where: 610 Hilton Blvd., Ann...

Swiss Experts Recommend QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold for Tuberculosis Infection Screening Prior to Initiating anti-TNF-a Therapy

MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss experts have abandoned the over 100 year old tuberculin skin test (TST) favouring the use of interferon-a release assays such as QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold (QFT(TM)) for screening patients for tuberculosis (TB) infection prior to initiating biolo...

Comparison of PCR Kleen Spin Columns to Traditional Methods for Purification of PCR Products Prior to Sequencing, Rev A

Jolanta Kolodziejek, MSc, and Professor Norbert Nowotny, PhD, Clinical Virology Group, Institute of Virology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna , Veterinaerplatz 1, A 1210 Vienna, Austria Introduction The purity of t...

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Large Volume UltraMount from Lab Vision

Description:... UltraMount is formulated for coverslipping sections stained with alcohol soluble chromogens, such as Fast-Red or AEC. No heating is required prior to use. Coverslips may be removed by soaking in water....
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Ultramount Plus from Lab Vision

Description:...can be used with chromogens such as Fast Red or AEC that require an aqueous mounting medium, or those that do not, such as DAB. No heating is required prior to use. This product is optimal for use without cover slips....
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eBioscience IC Fixation Buffer 125 ml from eBioscience

Description:...lular (IC) Fixation Buffer, used in conjunction with eBioscience Permeabilization Buffer (Cat. No. 00-8333), can be used to fix and permeabilize cells prior to performing intracellular staining of cytokines and other cytoplasmic and/or nuclear antigens. These solutions have been specially formulated for re...
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BD Phosflow Fix Buffer I from BD Biosciences Pharmingen

Description:... The BD PhosFlow Fix Buffer I can be used for the simultaneous fixation and permeabilization of cells prior to intracellular staining. Applications: Intracellular Staining (Flow) Storage Temperature: Refrigerate(2 to 8C)...
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TRIMMER-Direct cDNA Normalization Kit from Evrogen JSC

Description:... The normalization is based on unique properties of novel Duplex Specific Nuclease (Zhulidov et al., Nucl. Acids. Res. 2004, 32: e37). It is performed prior to cDNA cloning, and does not include physical separation steps. Normalization using the TRIMMER-DIRECT kit significantly increases the efficiency of ...
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RAW 309 Cr.1 Cell Lysate from Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

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Biodiversity

...ty principles can rely upon what is better known as Access and Benefit Sharing Agreements (ABAs). The Convention on Biodiversity spirit implies a prior informed consent between the source country and the collector, to establish which resource will be used and for what, and to settle on a fair agre...

Bacterium

...ly fluids either kill bacteria or hamper their growth, respectively. Antiseptic measures may be taken to prevent infection by bacteria, for example, prior to cutting the skin during surgery or swabbing skin with alcohol when piercing the skin with the needle of a syringe. Sterilization of surgical and ...

Brain

... Vertebrate brains receive signals through nerves arriving from most portions of a body, interpret those signals and formulate reactions based on prior experiences and on physical needs. A similarly extensive nerve network delivers signals from a brain to control muscles throughout a body. Sensory ...

Capacitation

...atozoa and is required to render them competent to fertilize an oocyte . This step is a biochemical event; the sperm move normally and look mature prior to capacitation. In vivo this final step typically occurs after ejaculation , in the female reproductive tract . In vitro , capacitation can ...

Cell growth

...owth Comparison of the three types of cell reproduction The DNA content of a cell is duplicated at the start of the cell reproduction process. prior to DNA replication , the DNA content of a cell can be represented as the amount Z (the cell has Z chromosomes). After the DNA replication process, ...

Cryptozoology

...ines, the emblem of the Society for Cryptozoology is the okapi , a forest-dwelling relative of the giraffe that was unknown to Western scientists prior to 1901 . Notable topics of interest in cryptozoology Primates and man-apes Almas Bigfoot Bili Ape Humanzee (debunked by D...
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Yolk

...he food source for the developing embryo. The egg yolk is suspended in the egg white by one or two spiral bands of tissue called the chalazae. prior to fertilization, the yolk ... Come in and experience our newest concept, Yolk . ... Yolk . - Voted #1 Breakfast in Chicago by FOX! (See award h...

Western blotting

...n produce qualitative and semiquantitative data about. that protein. The fi rst step in a Western ... In western blotting (or immunoblotting), prior to protein immobilization on the ... Western blotting ": electrophoretic transfer of proteins from sodium dodecyl ... A Western blot is ...

Urinary bladder

... In anatomy, the urinary bladder is the organ that collects urine excreted by the kidneys prior to disposal by urination. A hollow muscular, and distensible (or elastic) organ, the bladder sits on the pelvic floor. Urine enters the bladder vi...

Taq polymerase

...ture C ... Five native Taq polymerases, from five different sources, ... Detection of viral RNA by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) requires the prior ... of this phenomenon has revealed direct interference of RT with Taq polymerase . ... ... a broad range of pcr reagents,including taq p...

Sub-cloning

...rame deletions and frameshifts ... S: parameter used in sub - cloning strategies. D: parameter used in in ... PJB's hints for sub - cloning : 1) prior to any ligation reaction, you should ... to be prepared as described in the cloning manual to make sure. it is free of ... ... all possible eve...

Sterile cell

...TheFind.com. Shop online for thousands of great items like the Tissue Culture Dishes. In homozygous sterile plants, pollen mother cells abort prior to completing meiosis (Figs. ... cells varied significantly between fertile and sterile plants. ... S1569 Stemline Mesenchymal Stem Cell Ex...
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