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Horse Study: RBC Life Sciences' Antioxidant, Microhydrin, Reduced Lactic Acid Buildup and Improved Hydration During Strenuous Exercise

IRVING, Texas, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RBC Life Sciences, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: RBCL) a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements and wound care/pain management products, announced today that the company's flagship antioxidant, Microhydrin, "significantly" reduced lacti...

All Seven Members of RBC Life Sciences' Board of Directors Were Re-Elected During the Company's 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting

IRVING, Texas, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RBC Life Sciences : (OTC Bulletin Board: RBCL) -- RBC Life Sciences, Inc., a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements and wound care/pain management products, announced today that all seven members of the board of directors were re-elected...

Aflac Incorporated Announces Fourth Quarter Results, Sees 2008 RBC Ratio Above 450%, Affirms 2009 Operating EPS Target

COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aflac Incorporated today reported its fourth quarter results. Total revenues benefited from the strengthening of the yen to the dollar in the fourth quarter, rising 6.0% to $4.3 billion, compared with $4.0 billion in the fourth quarter of ...

Bradmer to participate in panel presentation at RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

TSX: BMR TORONTO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of cancer therapies, today announced that Alan M. Ezrin, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Bradmer will be presentin...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals to Participate at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today announced Lauren Silvernail, CFO and Vice President of Corporate Development, will participate in a panel discussion on "Adapting Specialty Pharma Strategy to Market Conditions" at the RBC Capital ...

Kensey Nash to Participate in the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on "Showing Some Spine--With Innovation" at the 2008 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference. Douglas G. Evans, Kensey Nash's COO, will participate in...

Inverness Medical Innovations to Present at RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference on December 11, 2008

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (Amex: IMA ), a leading provider of near-patient diagnostics, monitoring and health management solutions, announced today that Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend the upcoming RBC Capital Markets 2...

Genaera to Participate in Obesity Panel at RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genaera Corporation (Nasdaq: GENR ) today announced that Jack Armstrong, President and CEO of Genaera, is scheduled to present at the 2008 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference. The presentation is part of an RBC Capital Markets' panel ...

ATS Medical to Participate at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products, announced today that it will participate at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference at the Westin New York Times Square Hotel. Michael D...

MAP Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2008 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP ) today announced that the company, will participate in a panel discussion titled "Adapting Specialty Pharma Strategy To Market Conditions" at the 2008 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference on Wed...
RBC in Medical Technology

Replidyne to Participate on Anti-infective Panel at RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Replidyne, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDYN ) announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth J. Collins will participate on the New and Powerful Anti-infectives panel at the RBC Capital Markets 2007 Healthcare Conference. The panel dis...

Novel Small Molecule Therapy Shows Benefit for Anemic Patients Via Hydration of Red Blood Cells

...limiting solute and water loss, thereby preserving rbc hydration. Previous studies have shown that senica... for its effect on hemoglobin level and markers of rbc destruction (hemolysis) in SCD patients. The inves...ndpoints included markers of hemolysis, changes in rbc count and indices, and frequency of painful events...

MDS Patients on Five-Day Vidaza(R) Dosing Schedules Achieve Transfusion Independence Consistent with Seven-day Schedule

...60, and 63 percent in the Vidaza 5-2-2, Vidaza 5-2-5, and Vidaza 5 arms, respectively. Among transfusion-dependent patients with FAB low-risk disease, rbc transfusion independence was achieved by 60, 56, and 61 percent, respectively. Each dosing schedule offered a safety profile similar to the well- es...

Ortho Biotech Reiterates Confidence in PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa) Safety and Efficacy When Used According to Label

...* Patients receiving PROCRIT pre-operatively for reduction of allogeneic rbc transfusions: A higher incidence of deep venous thrombosis was documente... should be strongly considered when PROCRIT is used to reduce allogeneic rbc transfusions. Contraindications PROCRIT is contraindicated in patients...

Results from Study Evaluating PROCRIT(R) in Intensive Care Unit Patients Published in New England Journal of Medicine

...rence in the percentage of patients who received a rbc transfusion between the PROCRIT and placebo groups...ansfusion through day 29. Secondary endpoints were rbc units transfused through day 42, change in Hb from...rence in the percentage of patients who received a rbc transfusion at day 29 between the PROCRIT and plac...

Clinical Study Shows Regenecare Relieves Pain and Itching of Skin Rashes Caused by Widely Used Cancer Drugs

...is a proprietary product of MPM Medical, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of rbc Life Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB:RBCL). MPM Medical develops and markets a line... Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Contact rbc Life Sciences, Inc. Steve Brown, CFO, 972-893 4000

Hemoglobin S, Evaluationwith reflex to RBC Solubility

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Hemoglobin Evaluation with Reflex to Electrophoresis and/or RBC Solubility

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Cholinesterase, RBC & Pseudocholinesterase

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Antigen Testing, AHG-Specify Individual RBC Antigen

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Antigen Testing, RBC Phenotype Extended

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Antigen Testing, Direct-Specify Individual RBC Antigen

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Antibody Identification, RBC (Prenatal Only)

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Quantaphase II RBC Folate Reagent Pack

Description: Bio-Rad isotopic anemia assays feature standardized protocols and minimal pipetting steps for greater efficiency. Clear information about the processes involved in isotopic testing and the benefit to your laboratory is available from our customer support specialists....
Company:Bio-Rad Laboratories

Thiopurine Methyltransferase, RBC

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Pseudocholinesterase & Cholinesterase, RBC

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
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RBC in Medical Dictionary

RBC

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RBC count

...w a red blood cell count is used, and ... A rbc count is used to evaluate any type of decrease ...lood smear; Hemoglobin; Hematocrit; ... Increased rbc destruction may be due to inherited or acquired conditions that ... An rbc count is a blood test that tells how many red...

RBC indices

... rbc indices . Contents of this page: Alternative Names. Definition. How the ... Red blood cell ( rbc ) indices are part of the complete blood count (CBC) test. ... rbc indices - Overview, Red blood cell (...

Immune hemolytic anemia

...ated hemolytic anemia in dogs with cyclophosphamide.J ... ... most common cause of hemolytic anemia is immune mediated, although toxins, rbc ... Immune -mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA, see Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia and ... Immune mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) - Cris...

Hemolysis

...volves premature destruction and hence a shortened rbc life span ... Hemolysis can result from disorders extrinsic to the rbc or from intrinsic rbc ... Beta - hemolysis is associated with compl...
RBC in Biological News

Research exposes new target for malaria drugs

...d areas. Higgins found that a variable region of PfEMP1 covers a section that is important for docking up with the placental wall. When the infected rbc gets close to chondroitin sulphate, a structural molecule on blood vessels, the variable region moves aside and ever so briefly exposes the binding re...

Better assessment of transfusions could save blood

...Howard L. Corwin, M.D., author of the report. The expected benefit of rbc transfusions is an increased oxygen level, which prevents cellular injury. ...s point in time, there are no convincing data to support the routine use of rbc transfusion to treat anemia in hemodynamically stable, critically ill patie...
RBC in Biological Technology

Rigel to Participate at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL ) today announced that James M. Gower, Rigel's chairman and chief executive officer, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2008 RBC Capital Marketing Healthcare Conference. The panel, ...

Rosetta Genomics to Webcast Panel Presentation at RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference

REHOVOT, Israel and JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, December 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rosetta Genomics Ltd (Nasdaq: ROSG ), a leader in the development of microRNA-based diagnostics and therapeutics, announced today that it will present at RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference on Thursda...

Micromet to Present at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Christian ...

Medivation Announces Participation in RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN ) today announced that David Hung, M.D., president and chief executive officer, will be a featured speaker on two panels at the RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 11, in New York: ...

AEterna Zentaris to Present at Upcoming RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS , TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced that its President and CEO, Juergen Engel, Ph.D., will take part in a panel discussion titled, "Replacing Th...

OncoGenex To Present At The RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference

BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ: OGXI ) will participate on the 'Waging a Battle Against Cancer' panel at the RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 11 at 8:00 am ET at the Westin Times Square Hotel ...

Abaxis, Inc. to Present at the RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference

UNION CITY, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Clint Severson, CEO and President, will participate in a panel discussion titled "Getting To The Point Of Care" o...

Medarex to Present at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) announced today that it is scheduled to present at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 10, 2008. The event will be webcast live and will be available in the ...

Insmed Retains RBC Capital Markets as Strategic Financial Advisor

RICHMOND, Va., July 14, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a developer of follow-on biologics and biopharmaceuticals for unmet medical needs, today announced that the Company has retained the services of RBC Capital Markets (RBC) to act as its strategic financial adv...

Genaera Corporation to Participate in Diabetes and Obesity Panel at RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genaera Corporation (Nasdaq: GENR ) today announced that Jack Armstrong, President and Chief Executive Officer of Genaera, is scheduled to present at the 2007 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference. The presentation is part of an RBC...
RBC in Biological Definition

Full blood count

...concentration (MCHC) - the average concentration of hemoglobin in the cells. Red cell distribution width (RDW) - a measure of the variation of the rbc population White cells Total white blood cells - All the white cell types are given as a percentage and as an absolute number per litre. ...
RBC in Biological Dictionary

Red blood cells

... (from ... 2 Evolutionary advantages of red blood cells . 3 Mammalian erythrocytes. 4 Human erythrocytes ... red blood cell n. ( Abbr. rbc ) A cell in the blood of vertebrates that transports oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the tissues An anemic person has fewer or smalle...

Erythrocytes

...the microscope. ... ERYTHROCYTES (red cells) ... man and in all mammals, erythrocytes are devoid of a nucleus ... red blood cell n. ( Abbr. rbc ) A cell in the blood of vertebrates that ... Hemoglobin in the erythrocytes also carries some of the waste product carbon ... Erythrocytes ...

Blood count

...the smallest type of blood cell. ... place a description for your webpage here ... Blood counts ... Red Blood Cell Count or Erythrocytes. rbc or ERCS. 4.00 - 6.00. 1012 / Litre ... ... Low blood platelet count , Infection-prevention guidelines for ... LOW RED BLOOD CELL COUNT (Anem...
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