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New Tools Help Parents Reinforce Anti-Smoking Message

Multi-media approach keeps "no smoking" message relevant and fresh. Greensboro, N.C. (Vocus) July 8, 2009 -- Black-and-white movies, eight-track tapes, cassettes--these things are just antiques to most kids. The youth-smoking-prevention experts at "Real P...

First sister study results reinforce the importance of healthy living

Women who maintain a healthy weight and who have lower perceived stress may be less likely to have chromosome changes associated with aging than obese and stressed women, according to a pilot study that was part of the Sister Study. The long-term Sister Study is looking at the environmental and ge...

DuPage Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Marianjoy Pediatric Continuing Care Program

...ndwriting readiness classes, and groups focused on swallowing and eating disorders. These recurring 8-week classes are designed to help strengthen and reinforce skills gained during individual therapy sessions, while providing coping skills children need to manage larger, more demanding settings, such as schoo...

Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today

...embers of Congress, letting them know they fiercely want to protect their current level of healthcare coverage provided by Desert Oasis Healthcare. To reinforce their concerns, the group brought along boxes containing over 10,000 signed petitions from seniors in the Coachella Valley urging Congress to keep Med...

NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation

...ion network of public and private employers to President Barack Obama and House and Senate congressional leaders including specific recommendations to reinforce the importance of establishing a health care system built on value, with a clear return for every dollar spent. The letter to the President can be vie...

Senokot(R) Tablets Undergo a Natural Makeover

...ng, retail account programs, coupons, and rebates. In addition, the contemporary design for the brand will not only stand out on-shelf, but will also reinforce Senokot(R) and Senokot-S(R) Tablets as a natural choice for today's health-minded consumers. With more than four million Americans reporting t...

Social Stress Sends Body Fat to the Stomach

... heart disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. The study appears in the current issue of the journal Obesity . Shively said the findings reinforce the wisdom of healthy eating, regular exercise and handling stress well. More information The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute o...

ReGen Biologics Clarifies Recent Press about the Menaflex Device

...in arthroscopic surgery to address the most common form of knee injury, a torn medial meniscus. The device is inserted after a partial meniscectomy to reinforce and repair the damaged meniscus by providing a scaffold that is replaced by the patient's own tissue. The press release discusses use of the ...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

...sion Care President. "Most parents probably assume once a prescription is given, there isn't a need for further follow up. However, the survey results reinforce the need for regular eye exams as kids' eyes continue to change and adapt. There are growing demands on their vision as they advance academically. The...

More Kids Becoming Severely Obese

...est University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., and lead author of the study, said in a news release from the center. "These findings reinforce the fact that medically based programs to treat obesity are needed throughout the United States, and insurance companies should be encouraged to cover...
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Two-Year Data Reinforce Effect of ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) in Inhibiting Progression of Joint Damage and Improving Physical Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

- Fifth International Phase III ACTEMRA Study Meets its Primary Endpoints - NUTLEY, N.J., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced that two-year data from the LITHE (Toci LI zumab Safety and THE Prevention of Structural Joint Damage) study demonstrated that ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab...

Clinical Data Reinforce Safety and Efficacy of Boston Scientific's Two Drug- Eluting Stent Platforms

NATICK, Mass. and ORLANDO, Fla., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today welcomed three-year results from the SPIRIT II Clinical Trial and a pooled meta-analysis of two-year data from the SPIRIT II and III Trials. SPIRIT II and SPIRIT III are pros...

Taxus Atlas Studies Reinforce Safety and Efficacy of Boston Scientific's Next-Generation Taxus Liberte Stent

New coronary stent features thin struts designed for more uniform drug delivery NATICK, Mass., and WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced comprehensive data from the TAXUS ATLAS clinical program,...

Multiple Studies Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Reinforce Clinical Utility of Oncotype DX(R)

Presentations Provide New Insights into Treatment Impact, Node-Positive Breast Cancer, Measuring ER/PR Scores REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced results from multiple studies reinforcing the clinical uti...

Updated Study Results Reinforce Survival Benefit of Taxotere (Docetaxel) for Men with Advanced, Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

ASCO Oral Presentation Reports Significantly More Patients Treated with Taxotere(R)-Based Chemotherapy Regimen Survived at Least Three Years CHICAGO, June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Taxotere(R) (docetaxel) Injection Concentrate-based chemotherapy (Taxotere plus prednisone) maintained long-...

Data Demonstrates Long-Term Reduction In Seizure Frequency With Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R)

... patients with partial seizures do not achieve seizure control with current anti-epileptics(2). Additional studies presented at the IEC further reinforce the efficacy and safety of eslicarbazepine acetate in the treatment of partial-onset seizures, with or without secondary generalisation(3,4). P...

More Gene Mutations Linked to Autism Risk

... gene changes on two biological pathways with crucial roles in early central nervous system development. Hakonarson and Bucan said the latest findings reinforce the view that multiple gene variants, both common and rare, may be interacting to cause the heterogeneous group of disorders included under autism spe...

New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

...simple and cost-effective method for accurate, noninvasive, and continuous monitoring of fluid responsiveness. The three studies presented at the ESA reinforce the accuracy of PVI compared to invasive measures and highlight its value for before, during, and after anesthesia. Does the Pleth Variability I...

Data Demonstrated ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Inhibited Progression of Structural Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

... - Additional data reinforce long-term efficacy of ACTEMRA across a broad range of rheumatoid arthritis .... "The findings from these studies relating to the inhibition of IL-6 reinforce ACTEMRA as a viable treatment option for patients with RA," said Kenneth Ba...

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

...ean Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, " Bone Marrow Laser Revascularisation for Treating Refractory Angina Due to Diffuse Coronary Heart Disease", reinforce the company's regulatory strategy of submitting an IDE for its PHOENIX System in the upcoming months." About Cardiogenesis Corporation Cardi...
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Surgisis EXL Hernia Repair Graft

Description:... Used for implantation to reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists. Indications for use include repair of a hernia or body wall defect. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intende...
Company:Cook Surgical

Stratasis Urethral Sling Freeze-Dried

Description:... Stratasis Urethral Sling is intended for implantation to reinforce soft tissues where weakness exists. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Urological

Newport® 4 Hip Orthoses

Description:... Primary arthroplasty patients at risk to dislocate, e.g., patients with congenital hip dysplasia or spastic/tight adductors As a prophylaxis to reinforce hip precautions Inoperable patients at risk ...
Company:Orthomerica Products, Inc.

Surgisis® Soft Tissue Grafts

Description:... Used for implantation to reinforce soft tissue. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Surgical

Surgisis® ES Soft Tissue Grafts

Description:... Used for implantation to reinforce soft tissue. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Surgical

Bard 3DMax® Mesh

Description:...of Bard mesh, knitted polypropylene monofilament. The knit construction allows the mesh to be stretched in both directions in order to accommodate and reinforce tissue defects. The use of Bard mesh allows a prompt fibroblastic response through the interstices of the mesh, forming a strong fibrous wall. The Ba...
Company:Davol, Inc.

Surgisis® IHM™ Inguinal Hernia Matrix

Description:... Surgisis Inguinal Hernia Matrix is implanted to reinforce soft tissues in the inguinal floor to repair inguinal hernias. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Surgical

Surgisis® GOLD™ Hernia Repair Grafts

Description:... Used for implantation to reinforce soft tissue in the repair of a hernia or body wall defect. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Surgical

Silbroncho® Silicone Double Lumen Tube (For Left Bronchus)

Features:...onchial tube tip avoids kinking Small, flexible bronchial cuff is less likely to dislodge when changing patient's position Stylet is configured to reinforce the tube during intubation Latex free ...
Company:Vitaid

PFC SIGMA Fixed Bearing Knee System Cruciate - Substituting

Features:...tabilized tibial insert maximizes contact area and reduces peak stresses avoiding edge loading with rounded femoral condyles Reinforcement pin helps reinforce against high varus/valgus loads insert is subjected to when collateral support is lacking ...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

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Placebo

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Sticky protein helps reinforce fragile muscle membranes

A new study by scientists at the University of Iowa shows why muscle membranes don't rupture when healthy people exercise. The findings shed light on a mechanism that appears to protect cells from mechanical stress. The study, which appears online July 20-24 in Proceedings of the National Acad...

Research shows rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled

... impacts their overall health," said Joseph Skelton, M.D., lead author and director of the Brenner FIT (Families in Training) Program. "These findings reinforce the fact that medically-based programs to treat obesity are needed throughout the United States and insurance companies should be encouraged to cover ...

Can a new implant coating technique create a new six million dollar man?

...uishable from the body's own material ― which helps the body accept a new implant. The next-generation coating will include nano-particles to reinforce the coating. It will also have the potential to incorporate biological material or drugs during the process itself. "We can incorporate biological...

Further gene mutations linked to autism risk

..., in which many different gene changes may contribute to an autism spectrum disorder. Hakonarson and co-author Maja Bucan said the latest findings reinforce the view that multiple gene variants, both common and rare, may be interacting to cause the heterogeneous group of disorders included under autism spe...

Next-generation software system for flood warning and risk analysis to be developed

...niversity, adds: "ICUK has provided us with an excellent opportunity for King's and Hohai to form a synergetic collaboration that allows both sides to reinforce their core expertise. As climate change is expected to herald in a new wave of extreme floods, we are beginning to see emphasis on effective flood for...

Scholar unconvinced new lie-detection methods better than old ones

...ience, Technology & Human Values . "Far from describing the brain and its functions, fMRI and Brain Fingerprinting produce models of the brain that reinforce social notions of deception, truth and deviance," she concludes in the paper's abstract. In other words, Littlefield is unconvinced that the new te...

World-class innovation through international cooperation

... current and future opportunities and challenges for Europe's global competitiveness and the potential of international cooperative R&D initiatives to reinforce and enhance the capacity for innovation in Europe. This is to be seen in light of current major trends and issues discussed among industry players, re...

American College of Medical Genetics affirms importance of newborn screening dried blood spots

... after screening and the ACMG has released this statement to convey accurate information about the use of the residual dried blood spots as well as to reinforce the value of the residual spots for their use in improving newborn screening and child health." The Position Statement affirms: Residual newborn ...

Joint statement by German science organizations on green genetic engineering

...o reservations about the cultivation of genetically modified maize. Germany's science and research community is very concerned that this decision will reinforce the tendency to approach this technology in an irrational manner and cause irreparable damage to Germany's potential as a location for the further dev...

Ambati study published in PNAS

...g RNA), is toxic not only to blood endothelial cells, which line blood vessels, but also to the cells lining the lymphatic channels. These findings reinforce the note of caution sounded by Ambati's previous Nature study, which has been cited nearly 50 times and highlighted in special reviews in premier jour...
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PROTOMED SA Chooses HyperWorks to Simulate Implantable Medical Devices

...ED. "HyperWorks is an essential component of our fatigue simulation efforts, computational fluid mechanics and trauma simulation capabilities. It will reinforce our technical resources and our ability to anticipate the behavior of new implants in their simulated biological environment." Global healthcar...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces 2009 Second Quarter Results

...Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics. "The results of these trials, and the response and clinical benefit rates as reported by our investigators, reinforce our belief that REOLYSIN has the potential to significantly improve treatment outcomes in patients with a broad range of cancers." Selected Secon...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

...ercent) and books (35 percent) the highest marks as "very helpful" to teach their child about allergies. "The results of this survey reinforce the need for up-to-date, easily accessible resources that can help inform parents about the importance of early allergy diagnosis and the testing opti...

Carbon Design Innovations, Inc. Introduces Carbon Nanotube Probe Technology for Atomic Force Microscopy, CNT-Probes Deliver New Level of AFM Imaging Performance

...seen levels of performance. C|D|I's CNT probes are more stable and have longer imaging lifetimes than other probe types. In addition, the ability to reinforce longer probes and control taper angle provides users with deep-trench scanning ability not currently available. As a result, C|D|I probes offer custo...

New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease

... COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data from Phase 3 European clinical trials reinforce that Wyeth's (NYSE: WYE ) investigational pneumococcal vaccine, Prevenar 13* (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine, 13-valent [Adsorbed]), ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the BICEPTOR(TM) Tenodesis System, the First All-Arthroscopic Procedure for Biceps Tendon Repair

...Other biceps tenodesis techniques require the extra step of withdrawing the damaged end of the biceps tendon from the surgery site and using suture to reinforce it before re-inserting the tendon and re-attaching it. "The device has really simplified the biceps tenodesis procedure by eliminating steps and...

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Provides Hospital In-Service Webcast for Acetadote(R)

...formation and guidelines on dosage and administration of Acetadote for treatment of acetaminophen poisoning. The webcast is designed to supplement and reinforce information provided by Cumberland's hospital sales force through convenient, anytime access to training. This online program will also provide detail...

The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance Take First Step Towards a Long-Term Research Partnership in the Field of Infectious Diseases

...eur. "Together, we want to develop innovative approaches that will allow us, in the future, to win new battles against disease." "I am happy to reinforce our innovation capabilities for major public health issues through this agreement," declared Alain Merieux, president of Merieux Alliance. "Reconnecti...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Publication in Nature of the Use of Zinc Finger Nucleases to Accelerate Precision Trait Stacking in Commercial Crop Species

...icide tolerance - i.e. stacking the two desired characteristics in the plant and generating reduced phytate, herbicide tolerant corn. "These data reinforce that EXZACT(TM) Precision Technology has the potential to redefine the future of agriculture driving productivity gains globally and greatly enhancing...

Moleac Named Singapore Entrepreneurial Company of the Year at the Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Healthcare Awards

...he acute stage of a stroke. This will be the largest clinical trial on stroke recovery, which aims to recruit 1,100 stroke patients. Such studies will reinforce the evidence base for strokologists and patients on starting NeuroAid as soon as possible after a stroke. About Moleac Moleac is a Sing...
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X-ray crystallography

... the photons are diffracted by corresponding electrons in many symmetrically arranged molecules. Because waves of the same frequency whose peaks match reinforce each other, the signal becomes detectable. To determine a structure, one must first grow crystals of the molecule of interest using some method of ...
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