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CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine

Citizens Commission on Human Rights International Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine: Decrypted FDA reports reveal 4,260 suicides, 2,452 additional deaths, 195 homicides from 2004-2006 alone Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) -- For the first time t...

Resistance to Malaria Drug Reported in Cambodia

Millions at risk if artemisinin treatment becomes ineffective, study says WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Malaria parasites in western Cambodia have become resistant to artemisinin-based drugs, a development that could put millions of lives at risk, researchers say. Artemisin...

Journal Publishes AssisTek Article on Best Practices in Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes (ePRO)

As a result of assisTek's commitment to quality systems and expertise in implementing electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) in clinical trials, assisTek's article on challenges and best practices for implementing ePRO will be published this summer in EPC Data Management & IT Solutions. ...

Swine Flu Now Reported in All 50 States

While outbreak is winding down, an estimated 200,000 people have been infected in U.S. MONDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) -- Swine flu cases have now been reported in all 50 states, with the total number of people infected probably surpassing 200,000, U.S. health officials said Monday. ...

Smart Phone, ePRO, and eDiary Technology Advances for Clinical Trials, Market Research, and Registries Reported by assisTek

assisTek, the leader in innovative electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) solutions and data collection for clinical trials has continued its investment in smart phone, eDiary and web technologies. assisTek's ongoing development of Smart Phone and eDiary technologies fill a void in the marke...

Swine flu: Early findings about pandemic potential reported in new study

Early findings about the emerging pandemic of a new strain of influenza A (H1N1) in Mexico are published today in Science . Researchers from the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling at Imperial College London, working in collaboration with the World Health Organisation and public he...

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Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons

Radiofrequency ablation is durable after 2 years, compares favorably with endoscopic resection for advanced disease, and reduces the risk for cancer progression SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a number of clinical trials were presented during the Digestive Disease Wee...

Study Reported Tadalafil Taken Once Daily Improved Erectile Function in Men with ED and Sexual Quality of Life in Couples

Data Published in May Issue of Journal of Sexual Medicine INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today announced results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study which showed that tadalafil 5 mg dose taken once daily was generally well-...

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infection - Results Reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, were virtually eradicated in the laboratory by exposing them to a wavelength of blue light, in a process called photo-irradiation that is described in a paper pu...

Continued Overall Survival Advantage Reported From Pivotal Trial of VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapy in Patients With Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today reported updated results based on extended follow up of patients from the large, international Phase III VISTA(1) trial showing continued survival improvement for patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma...

Trellis(R) Peripheral Infusion System Removes Blood Clots in Largest Reported Prospective Endovascular DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Patient Series

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical data from a prospective registry presented this week at the 35th Annual Veith Symposium shows DVT treatment with the Trellis(R) Peripheral Infusion System from Bacchus Vascular, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) successfully breaks up the blood clot in most patients...

Data Reported at ICAAC Indicates Selzentry(TM) Phase III Treatment-Naive Trial Shows Increased Efficacy When Used With Enhanced Trofile(TM) Assay

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM ) announced today that data presented this week demonstrated that in Pfizer Inc's (NYSE: PFE ) phase III trial of Selzentry(TM) (maraviroc) in treatment naive individuals with CCR5-tropic ...

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StatStrip Glucose Monitoring System

Description:...dition, StatStrip requires no calibration coding, avoiding another potential source of error. An incorrect input of a calibration code can change the reported glucose value by up to 40%. StatStrips 6-second analysis time, color touch screen operation, and simple operating steps make bedside glucose tes...
Company:Nova Biomedical

PYY, Total ELISA Test

Description:...6 caused a significant decrease in the cumulative 24-hour caloric intake in both obese and lean subjects. The same group of investigators has recently reported that pancreatic polypeptide has similar effects on energy homeostasis. These results are certainly of great interest and warrant further investigation...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

SHBG IRMA Test

Description:..., testosterone, prolactin, growth hormone, female aging-menopause, progestins, glucocorticoids) serum levels [2]. Abnormal serum SHBG levels have been reported in a number of conditions, including obesity and female hyperandrogenism (including polycystic ovary disease) [1,2]. Serum SHBG levels are inversely r...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Androstanediol Glucuronide RIA Test

Description:...ignificant proportion of serum 3alpha-diol G is derived from DHEA-Sulfate and androstenedione. Elevated levels of serum 3alpha-diol G have been reported in congenital adrenal hyperplasia [3,4] and in various forms of female hirsutism [1,5,6], e.g. idiopathic hirsutism and polycystic ovary disease. Seru...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Androstanediol Glucuronide EIA Test

Description:...ignificant proportion of serum 3alpha-diol G is derived from DHEA-Sulfate and androstenedione. Elevated levels of serum 3alpha-diol G have been reported in congenital adrenal hyperplasia [3,4] and in various forms of female hirsutism [1,5,6], e.g. idiopathic hirsutism and polycystic ovary disease. Seru...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

IGFBP-1, Total IRMA Test

Description:...FBP-1 variants, differing in their state of phosphorylation and relative expression in serum, amniotic fluid, decidua and cell culture media have been reported [7-11]. Non-phosphorylated IGFBP-1 has been shown to have 4- to 6-fold lower affinity for IGF-I compared with phosphorylated IGFBP-1 variants [7,9]. I...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
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Artecoll

...ugmentation of loose skin than the group which received only collagen. Adverse reactions to collagen and to Artecoll among both groups of patients was reported as about equal. [3] References ^ Cohen SR, Homes RE. Artecoll: A long-lasting injectable wrinkle filler material: Report of a c...

Atransferrinemia

...nsferred in an autosomal recessive pattern. [1] Atransferrinemia was reported in only eight patients in six families as of the year 2000 . A lack of sci... is a higher number of current cases. Researchers used the first known case reported in the United States [2] and identified mutations in the TF gene as ...

Fat transfer

...the patient and several other factors, the body is reported to reabsorb anywhere from 20 to 95 percent of tran...bsorption and the different lengths of time fat is reported remaining in the body, many physicians and other r...od seems to be fat transfer via injection which is reported to last for years. Facial Fat Transfer The m...

Gastric lavage

...ubstance ( T 54. ), hydrocarbons ( T 53. ), or for poisons that have an effective antidote . Complications Many complications have been reported although it appears serious complications are uncommon. The most dangerous risk is aspiration pneumonia , this is more likely to occur if hydrocarbon...

Réseau Sentinelles

...f the Sentinelle Network and is emailed to more than 4000 subscibers, including members of the national media. An annual report of the number of cases reported is also edited using the surveillance data. These reports are available for online viewing, and can be accessed on the Sentinelles home webpage in the...

Sexual orientation and medicine

... 1981 as the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights. The first cases of Gay related immunodeficiency , now known as AIDS , were first reported June 5, 1981, when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded a cluster of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in five homosexual men...
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Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

...ually found in the ... Patients with Zollinger - Ellison syndrome may experience abdominal pain and diarrhea. ... The syndrome was first reported in 1955 by Zollinger and Ellison . ... The diagnosis of Zollinger - Ellison syndrome is made on the demonstration of high ... ...

Waardenburg syndrome

...the Office of Rare ... The other variants of Waardenburg syndrome are autosomal dominant in inheritance. ... Premature graying also has been reported in patients with Waardenburg syndrome . ... Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is an inherited disorder often characterized by ... Check the section...

VLDL

...s considered a type of bad cholesterol, because it helps cholesterol build ... Overview of very low density lipoprotein ( VLDL ), which may be reported with results from a lipid profile ... Low Density Lipoprotein ( VLDL ) is one of three ... VLDL stands for very low density lipoprotein. Lipop...

Vitamin B-12 level

...eigh, Cary, Wake County, Research Triangle, Johnston County, North Carolina, NC, Clayton, Apex, Harnett County, ... No toxicity levels have been reported for vitamin B12 , and no toxicity symptoms ... vitamins in 1998, it did not establish a Tolerable Upper level for vitamin B12 . ... The ...

VIPoma

...a /VIP·oma/ (vĭ-po'mah) an endocrine tumor, usually an islet cell tumor, ... Vipoma /diarrheogenic syndrome: a statistical evaluation of 241 reported cases. Soga J, Yakuwa Y. ... the present status of vipoma /diarrheogenic syndrome (DGS) ... VIPoma is a very rare type of cancer that usual...

Urinary casts

.... How the Test is Performed. How to ... Urinary casts tests measure the presence and type of casts (small tubules) in urine. ... Casts are reported as part of the normal microscopic examination of urinary ... ... out to form little cylindrical impressions of the tubules called casts . ... ...
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Measurement Specialties, Inc. Announces Impact of 'German Business Tax Reform 2008' Resulting in Lower Combined German Tax Rate - Impacts 2Q08 Reported Financial Results

HAMPTON, Va., Oct 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEAS ), a designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announces the impact of the recently adopted German Business Tax Reform 2008 on current year financial statements. The German Busines...

New study shows Concord grape juice has a heart-healthy effect not yet reported with red wine

Many studies have suggested that moderate red wine consumption is beneficial to cardiovascular health. But what if youd like to skip the alcohol? Take heart: laboratory research, just presented at the WINEHEALTH 2007 conference in Bordeaux, France, showed that Concord grape juice stimulated an ar...

New lead reported in tumor angiogenesis

Scientists supported by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health, have added a key new piece to the puzzle of how tumor cells induce new blood vessels to form and fuel their abnormal growth, a well-known process called angiogenesi...

Surprising findings reported about iron overload

UAB and international scientists studying iron-overload disorders have made the unexpected discovery that Asians and Pacific Islanders have the highest levels of iron in their blood of all racial/ethnic groups who were screened. Individuals who develop hemochromatosis/iron overload absorb an exce...

Breakthrough developments in rheumatoid arthritis reported

Peter K. Gregersen, MD, stares at x-rays of hands, searching out the telltale signs of inflamed joints and wrists from his research subjects with rheumatoid arthritis. With these clinical features at his side, he turns to the basic building blocks of life – the human genome – to figure out what ma...

Bladder cells feel stretch

.... Isao Araki and Dr. Tsutomu Mochizuki (Yamanashi Univ.), found that bladder urothelial cells have a sensor for stretch stimulation. Their finding was reported in the Journal of Biological Chemistry published on Aug 7, 2009. Bladder is known to release ATP that activates micturition reflex pathway during ...
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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...

Gene Therapy Field Advances With Important Clinical Findings Reported in the New England Journal of Medicine

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE: CXM ) today reported on recent clinical findings published in The New England Journal of Medicine showing the long-term outcome of a method of gene therapy to treat infant children with a fatal disorder of the im...

DelSite Nasal Powder Technology Could Reduce Recently Reported Waste in Federal Vaccine Program

'Room Temp' Technology Builds on Consumer Appeal and Tactical Importance of Needle-less Vaccinations IRVING, Texas, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An experimental drug delivery technology from the DelSite Biotechnologies subsidiary of Carrington Laboratories, Inc. (OTC ...

Growth spurts

...or achieving monodisperse colloidal nanocrystals," says Haimei Zheng, a chemist in Alivisatos' research group, who was the lead author on a paper that reported these results in the journal Science. "In our study, we found that coalescence events are frequently involved in the early stage of nanocrystal growth...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

...ences between groups requires that the study have enough patients for the statistics to have sufficient power to detect the differences. Both studies reported that they were unable to enroll enough patients to have reasonable statistical power. One study noted that they needed 250 patients but only enrolled...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... BOTHELL, Wash., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DDD ) today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2009. Dr. Bruce Morra, SCOLR Pharma's President and CEO, said, "We continue to ...
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Anti-TIMP-4 (Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases-4), Loop #3 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from CHEMICON

Description:... Timp-4 has been reported in heart tissues, and is produced by some fibroblasts in cell culture conditions. Treatment of cells with phorbol ester TPA stimulates production of ...
Company:CHEMICON

Rabbit Anti-Endothelin B Receptor Like Protein 2 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex

Description:... Rabbit polyclonal to Endothelin B Receptor Like Protein 2 Endothelin Type B Receptor-Like Protein 2 (ETBR-LP-2) has been reported in human brain. ESTs have been isolated from human brain and colon libraries. Immunogen: Synthetic peptide (unfortunately, the amino acid sequence ...
Company:GeneTex

Anisomycin from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...ntibiotic isolated fromStreptomyces griseolusthat inhibits protein synthesis. Acts by inhibiting peptidyl transferase activity in eukaryote ribosomes. reported to induce apoptosis in a variety of cells including promyelocytic leukemia cells, Jurkat cells, ventricular myocytes, and colon adenocarcinoma cells. ...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-Sheep/Goat Sac-Cel - Solid-phase Separation System from IDS Ltd

Description:... sheep/goat, guinea pig, and mouse/rat. Sac-Cel has also been used for affinity purification, and a host of other laboratory applications not formally reported to us! Sac-Cel has also been incorporated into many commercial RIA products by clients in the USA, Germany and Scandinavia. We also use it in our own ...
Company:IDS Ltd

CaspSCREEN from CHEMICON

Description:...n of caspases by flow cytometry in intact cells. The assay utilizes a substrate that contains two aspartate residues linked to rhodamine 110 (D2R), a reported substrate for members of capase family proteases. The rhodamine 110 conjugated substrate is non-fluorescent, however, upon cleavage of the substrate ...
Company:CHEMICON

Apoptosis Pathway SpliceArrays from ExonHit Therapeutics Inc.

Description:... Alternative Splicing plays an important role in the regulation of signaling pathways involved in apoptosis and cell death. Splice variants have been reported that affect both the activation and inhibition of defined apoptotic pathways. With Apoptosis and Cell Death SpliceArrays you can perform a classical ...
Company:ExonHit Therapeutics Inc.
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Albinism

...ican Penguin, born at Bristol Zoo (England), died in August 2004. No other zoo in the world had an albino penguin and only two or three have ever been reported in the wild. Snowdrop would normally have looked like the background penguins Culture In Jamaica , albinos have long been denigrated and rega...

Antibiotic

...gh he was unable to purify the compound (the beta-lactam ring in the penicillin molecule was not stable under the purification methods he tried), he reported it in the scientific literature. Since the mold was of the genus Penicillium , he named this compound penicillin. This USPS stamps no...

Antibiotic resistance

...available oxazolidinone, linezolid , is comparable to vancomycin in effectiveness against MRSA. Linezolid-resistance in Staphylococcus aureus was reported in 2003. Enterococcus faecium is another superbug found in hospitals: penicillin resistance was seen in 1983, vancomycin resistance (VRE) in 1...

Apoptosis

...ponse to viral infection and consequent damage to the cell's reproductive cycle. Cancer and defective apoptotic pathways Liling Yang et al. reported in the Feb. 15, 2003, issue of Cancer Research [13] the results of their work in the role played by a defective death signal in a type of lung can...

Avian influenza

...rbin Veterinary Research Institute , Harbin , China and Professor Robert Webster of the St Jude Children's Research Hospital , Memphis, Tennessee , reported results of experiments in which mice had been exposed to 21 isolates of confirmed H5N1 strains obtained from ducks in China between 1999 and 2002. T...

Ebola

... shapes including a 'u', '6', a coil, or may be branched. The filaments are reported to be between 60-80 nm in diameter; the length of a filament associated w...f May 24, 2004 , 20 cases (including five deaths) of Ebola–Sudan were reported in Yambio County , Sudan. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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UvrA

...ve been revised and agreed upon by all UVRA Town Directors. ... uvrA . Information for uvrA , and also upstream and downstream flanking ... reported regulatory sites for uvrA : Genome coordinates. Source. Transcription factor ... Furthermore, the TFO was dissociated from its duplex binding sit...

Supergene

...currences can be split into three categories, only two ... Supergene - post-mining oxidation & weathering deposits ... Preliminary data are reported for two supergene sulfides from northern Chile. ... Supergene enrichment here involved the replacement of chalcopyrite, pyrite, ... supergene ...

Spermiogenesis

...miogenesis , replacement of somatic histones by ... ... those genes that optimize spermatogenesis and spermiogenesis have been selected ... reported that defective spermiogenesis is associated with the ... ... expressed postmeiotically during spermiogenesis in elongated spermatids and in m...

Spermatid

...formation in cynomolgus monkey oocytes post-round spermatid injection (ROSI) ... Since fertilization by round spermatid nucleus was first reported (Ogura and ... Round spermatid (ROS) injection into oocyte using piezo micromanipulator. ... During the transition phase, round spermatids mu...

Scapula

...t syllable) is Latin. ... The shoulder blade ( scapula ) is rarely broken (broken bones are also called fractures) ... Fractures (breaks) have been reported at many areas along the scapula . ... Scapula ... The routine views of the scapula are the AP (fig. ... The scapula itself may be fractured,...

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

...gus Saccharomyces cerevisiae , used as a leavening Saccharomyces is a ubiquitous organism which, despite its broad exposure, has very limited reported incidence of adverse effects. S. cerevisiae has an extensive ... Saccharomyces cerevisiae has an extensive history of use in. the area of foo...
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