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Hip and back fractures increase mortality rates in people older than 50

Vertebral and hip fractures are associated with an increased risk of death, found a new study of 7753 people in Canada aged 50 years and older published in CMAJ ( Canadian Medical Association Journal ) http://www.cmaj.ca/press/cmaj081720.pdf ( www.cmaj.ca ). According to the results, approxima...

Penile Prosthesis Surgery Infection Rates Reduced With The No-Touch Technique By Dr. J. Francois Eid of Advanced Urological Care

After years of testing, Dr. J. Francois Eid, director and founder of Advanced Urological Care in New York City, has refined an innovative "No-Touch" surgical technique that has caused penile implant infection rates to plummet to near zero. Infection rates for the infrequent penile impl...

HPV Infection May Be Linked to Poor Head and Neck Cancer Survival Rates in African Americans

American Association for Cancer Research Hosts Press Conference on New Study Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) July 29, 2009 -- A groundbreaking study in Cancer Prevention Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that having the human papil...

HPV infection may be linked to poor head and neck cancer survival rates in African-Americans

PHILADELPHIA A groundbreaking study in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that having the human papillomavirus (HPV) improves survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Furthermore, African Americans had far less HPV in...

Blacks Have Highest Obesity Rates in U.S.

Hispanics also show higher prevalence than whites, CDC researchers find,, THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- The obesity epidemic in the United States is hitting minorities the hardest, U.S. health officials report. Here are the hard numbers: Blacks have a 51 percent greater prev...

Study finds survival rates from gastrointestinal tumors improving among African-Americans

CHICAGO (July 14, 2009) New research published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons reveals that African Americans with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), a rare cancer that begins in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract, now have survival rates equivalent...

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Pixantrone in Combination with Chemotherapy Regimens Produces Overall Response Rates of 58-74% with Complete Remission Rates of 37-57% in Relapsed/Refractory Aggressive or Indolent NHL

Overview of 11 peer review publications presented in 'Future Oncology' SEATTLE, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) reports a summary of peer reviewed publications spanning preclinical, Phase I and Phase II clinical studies wit...

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 ...

Boston Scientific Data Show Real-World Survival Rates for Implantable Cardiac Device Patients Exceed Rates From Clinical Trials

NATICK, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced data from its ALTITUDE Clinical Science program that show real-word survival rates for implantable cardiac device patients exceeding rates from clinical trials. ALTITUDE analyzes outcomes ...

Final Results of Boceprevir Phase II HCV SPRINT-1 Study Showed Significantly Higher SVR Rates Compared to Standard of Care in Treatment-Naive Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients

48-week investigational regimen yielded nearly double SVR rate compared to standard of care Update on next-generation HCV protease inhibitor SCH 900518 presented at EASL annual meeting COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) toda...

CDC Analysis Finds Unique Social and Behavior Intervention Helps Reduce MRSA Rates Up to 62% in Study Hospitals

'Positive Deviance' Efforts Turn the Tide on Antibiotic-Resistant Infections PRINCETON, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Plexus Institute (Plexus) today announce results from an analysis of a multifaceted methicillin-resistant Staphy...

Arzerra(TM) (ofatumumab) Demonstrates High Response Rates in Patients With Fludarabine Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Data from a pivotal trial suggests that ofatumumab has activity in heavily pre-treated patients who have failed standard treatments PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) announced today positive results from a pivotal trial pr...

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Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor

Description:... Blood pressure monitor will measure blood pressures and pulse rates accurately and reliably....
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Vivid 3 CV Ultrasound System

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Vivid 3

Description:... performance, and offer an even wider range of clinical applications in vascular, pediatrics and the OR. From color flow imaging with super-high frame rates to DICOM connectivity, the new Vivid 3 offers a wealth of technological innovations that enhance image quality, productivity and patient care....
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Androstenedione EIA Test

Description:...ed testosterone in both normal and disease states. Secretion and production rates also exceed those of testosterone in women in whom significant extra-adrena...116-128. Horton R, Tait J: Androstenedione production and interconversion rates measured in peripheral blood and studies on the possible site of its conver...
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Androstenedione RIA Test

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Erythropoietin RIA Test

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Fat transfer

...b anywhere from 20 to 95 percent of transferred fat. Due to the varying rates of absorption and the different lengths of time fat is reported remaining i...earchers worldwide since the 1980s have tracked success, safety and failure rates of fat transfer. [4] [5] In most applications, fat injections are l...

Full-body scan

...11] [12] CT colography, or virtual colonoscopy is a CT scan that looks for polyps that may develop into colon cancer . It has shown detection rates for polyps of size greater or equal to 8 mm that are comparable to traditional or "optical" colonoscopy . One of the downsides of imaging is that alt...

Ganglion cyst

... again in about 50% of cases. Recurrence rate after surgery is only 5–10%; the procedure is simple, and usually there are no complications. Recurrence rates are lower when the hand or finger is immobilized for 1–2 weeks. Arthroscopy of the wrist is becoming a viable alternative to open excision of ganglion...

High Frequency Ventilation

...n is a type of mechanical ventilation that employs very high respiratory rates (>150 breaths per minute) and very small tidal volumes (usually below ana...requency Oscillatory Ventilation is characterized by very high respiratory rates about 15 hertz (900 breaths per minute) and an ‘’active’’ exhalation phas...

Sexual orientation and medicine

... and suicide. Gay male adolescents are two to three times more likely than their peers to attempt suicide. Some evidence suggests lesbians have higher rates of smoking, overweight, alcohol abuse, and stress than heterosexual women. The issues surrounding personal, family, and social acceptance of sexual or...
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Mammogram

... "diagnostic mammogram " ... A fact sheet that defines screening mammograms and their advantages and limitations. Lists incidence rates and risk factors for breast cancer. National Cancer ... In simple language, encourages women ages 40 and older to get a mammogram every 1 to 2...

Worms

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Whitehead

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Violence

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Unintended Pregnancy

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Tubal pregnancy

...n ectopic pregnancy happens when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than ... It may also be called a tubal pregnancy . ... Pregnancy rates decrease for both IVF and tubal surgery. with advancing maternal age. ... role of tubal pathology and other parameters in ectopic pregnancies ...
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Research shows rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled

WINSTON-SALEM Rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled in the last 25 years, putting many children at risk for diabetes and heart disease, according to a report in Academic Pediatrics by an obesity expert at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Cente...

New, less invasive genetic test greatly improves pregnancy rates in older women with poor prognosis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: A new test examining chromosomes in human eggs a few hours after fertilisation can identify those that are capable of forming a healthy baby, a researcher told the 25th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Monday 29 June)...

Study finds colorectal cancer rates increasing worldwide

ATLANTAJune 9, 2009A new study finds colorectal cancer incidence rates for both males and females increased in 27 of 51 countries worldwide between 1983 and 2002, and points to increasing Westernization as being a likely culprit. The rise was seen primarily in economically transitioning countries ...

Sedimentary records link Himalayan erosion rates and monsoon intensity through time

Throughout history, the changing fortunes of human societies in Asia have been linked to variations in the precipitation resulting from seasonal monsoons. A new paper published online today in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests that variations in monsoon climate over longer time scales a...

Similar survival rates for Pacific salmon in Fraser, Columbia Rivers raises new questions

Canadian and U.S. researchers have made a surprising discovery that some endangered Pacific salmon stocks are surviving in rivers with hydroelectric dams as well as or better than in rivers without dams. This is the first study of its kind and is carried out by an international team of scienti...

Take advantage of reduced pre-registration rates for the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis

Convenient online registration to the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008, at greatly discounted rates, is available only until October 31, 2008. To benefit from lower rates and easy registration, please visit http://www.iofbonehealth.org/wco/2008/homepage.html . Special registration fee...

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Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Lower Recurrence Rates for Fidaxomicin Versus Vancocin(R) in Subgroup Analyses from Its Phase 3 Study for the Treatment of CDI

SAN DIEGO, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTR ) announced that additional results from its North American Phase 3 clinical study of fidaxomicin in patients with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) were presented today by clinical investigator, Mark A...

Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol) Provides Long-Term Remission and Response Rates in Infliximab-Refractory Crohn's Patients

Cimzia(R) shows duration of response up to week 26 in moderate to severe Crohn's patients who failed the intravenous infusion treatment infliximab. CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from the WELCOME study presented by UCB at the Digestive Disease Week meeting demonstrate that Cimzia(R)...

Speid & Associates Partners With Genizon BioSciences to Reduce Attrition Rates of New Drug Compounds

SAN DIEGO and MONTREAL, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Speid & Associates, an international regulatory and drug development consultancy firm today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Genizon BioSciences to increase success rates of new drug compounds using Genizon's proprietary gene...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Enters into Agreement to Reduce Royalty Rates and Delay Clinical Milestone Payments Due to Eli Lilly for NGX426 and Tezampanel

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TPTX ) today announced that it has purchased from Eli Lilly & Company a reduction in certain royalty amounts that may become payable to Eli Lilly on net sales of TorreyPines' clinical-stage compounds NGX426 and...

Germicidal UVC Lights Improve Clinical Pregnancy Rates for IVF Lab, New Study Finds

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A seven and a half-year study conducted in the In Vitro Fertilization Cleanroom Laboratory of the Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network found that the use of ultraviolet C or "UVC" lights installed in the HVAC system had a clinically significant impa...

18-Month Extension of Reimbursement Rates for Radioimmunotherapies Becomes Law After Congressional Override of Presidential Veto

SEATTLE, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced that Congress today passed the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, which includes an 18-month extension of the 2007 reimbursement rate for radioimmunotherapies su...

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Microsart e.motion Membrane Filters from Sartorius AG

Description:...dividual membrane filters. Outstanding recovery rates for microorganisms 0.45 m are acc. to ISO 7704... irradiated, 25kGray HIGH FLOW 30% higher flow rates in comparison to traditional 0.45m membranes The ...allows shorter filtration times due to higher flow rates and throughputs. As every Sartorius 0.45m membrane...
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Microsart e.motion Membrane Filters from Sartorius AG

Description:... perfectly flat when dispensed. The shape of the sealed band guarantees uniform dispensing of the individual membrane filters. Outstanding recovery rates for microorganisms 0.45 m are acc. to ISO 7704 Multi-fit: Fits into other dispensers Protective paper-free Packaged on a special pleat...
Company:Sartorius AG

Sartolab P 20 Disposable Pressure Filter, 0.2 m, sterile, single packed from Sartorius AG

Description:... 100 ml to 5 liter of media and aqueous solutions. The combination of a large filtration area (20 cm2) and an automatic de-aeration ensures high flow rates and optimal total throughputs. Automatic venting of any trapped air through the PTFE membraneprotected vent ports ensures that the entire filter surfa...
Company:Sartorius AG

High Pressure Dual Piston Analytical Pump from Cecil Instruments Ltd.

Description:...ressure pump with stepper motor drive, provides superb flow precision, with software drive compensation, reducing pulsing to negligible levels. Flow rates from 0.001-10mL/min are selectable in 0.001mL steps. The pump heads, using ceramic inserts, are inert and bio-compatible. Pumps may be programmed...
Company:Cecil Instruments Ltd.

Single Pass DNA Sequencing from Agencourt Bioscience

Description:...esses over 20 million Phred20 bases per day. The key benefits we offer our single pass sequencing customers are rapid turnaround, high sequencing pass rates and long Phred20 read lengths....
Company:Agencourt Bioscience

BD FACSAria Cell Sorting System from BD Biosciences - Immunocytometry Systems

Description:...uvette flow cell for superior fluorescence sensitivity Up to three air-cooled lasers at 488-nm, 633-nm, and 407-nm wavelengths Digital acquisition rates of up to 70,000 events/second Multicolor analysis of up to 15 parameters Two- and four-way bulk sorting devices for a variety of tube sizes Opti...
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Activation energy

...ation gives the quantitative basis of the relationship between the activation energy and the rate at which a reaction proceeds. The study of reaction rates is termed chemical kinetics . The transition state in a reaction is the point at which the original bonds have stretched to their limit. Tran...

Biodiversity

...ion is under way. While estimates over extinction rates range from a handful to upwards of 200 species a d...ime in human history- with extinctions occuring at rates hundreds of times higher than background extinctio...ncreasing number of studies indicate that elevated rates of extinction are being driven by human consump...

Biophysics

...M.F. The haemoglobin molecule.- Proc.Roy.Soc. , B 173, 1969, pp. 113-140 Dogonadze R.R. and Urushadze Z.D. Semi-Classical Method of Calculation of rates of Chemical Reactions Proceeding in Polar Liquids.- J.Electroanal.Chem. , 32, 1971, pp. 235-245 Volkenshtein M.V., Dogonadze R.R., Madumarov A.K.,...

Cancer

...but white infants have substantially higher cancer rates than black infants for most cancer types. Relative...pport comes from the fact that lung cancer death rates in the United States have mirrored smoking patte...ollowed by dramatic increases in lung cancer death rates and, more recently, decreases in smoking followed ...

Chromatography

...the "stationary phase." The stationary phase retards the passage of the components of the sample. When components pass through the system at different rates they become separated in time, like runners in a marathon. Ideally, each component has a characteristic time of passage through the system. This is ...

Diabetes mellitus

...op 5, of the most significant diseases in the developed world, and is gaining in significance (see big killers ). For at least 20 years, diabetes rates in North America have been increasing substantially. In 2002 there were about 18.2 million diabetics in the United States alone. The Centers for Dise...
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Turnover

...of jobs a person holds over a lifetime? ... Latest Employment Turnover rates ... These rates represent voluntary turnover and are not seasonally adjusted. ... here: A...

Tetrapod

.... Bargain prices on Tetrapod Futon Cover Set, store variety for Tetrapod Futon Cover Set. Compare prices and buy online at Shopzilla. slow rates of terrestrial tetrapod faunal turnover during most of the Early Permian and late ... lack of good Palaeozoic tetrapod index fossils. ... ......

Telophase

...arded 8(a) certification by the Small Business ... The Telophase Corporation was awarded 8(a) certification by the Small Business ... Telophase rates can be found at the following link under the "DataSource" column. ... telophase n. The final stage of mitosis or meiosis during which the ch...

Stringency

...r Times-Democrat,The degree of stringency often required by the IRS to ... Welland Tribune,That stringency as in the 1990s will mean that interest rates ... Controlling the stringency is an important step in these experiments. Stringency - a term used in hybridization experiments to denote the...

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