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Sperm Cell Insights May Aid Stem Cell Research

...ered male fruit flies to reduce the activity of two proteins called Jak and stat in the testis. The researchers reduced the stem cell population in the flie...ell therapies. The Hopkins researchers now want to determine how Jak and stat control dedifferentiation. "We don't know if a cell is just reversing al...

ONRAD Announces Newly Bundled Services for a Single Package Price

...help with overflow coverage, telelocums coverage, or sub specialty coverage. Once the service is set up, turnaround times average seventeen minutes on stat cases. ONRAD does not charge standby or setup fees, and boasts one of the highest accuracy rates in the industry. If a facility does not desire t...

ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP as Maintenance Therapy for Nonsquamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

...ertainties, see Lilly's fi l ings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Lilly undertakes no duty to update forward-looking stat e ments. (1) World Health Organization, Gender in Lung Cancer and Smoking Research, Department of Gender, Women and Health, 2003, http:/...

Health and Advocacy Leaders Mobilize to Bring Attention to Atrial Fibrillation, a Costly and Misunderstood Cardiovascular Disease

... (AF Stat), and announce the formation of the AF stat Working Group. This first-of-its-kind, national i..." said Senator Bill Frist, M.D., who joined the AF stat Working Group in the role of health policy advisor... Medicaid budgets. A collaborative effort like AF stat will help uncover better ways to address this mana...

NuVasive Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...eness(R). NuVasive c autions y ou that stat e m e nts includ e d in this press r e lea... facts are forw a rd - looking stat e m e nts that invol v e ris k ... e d by such forward - looking stat e m e nt s . The potential ris k s...

Corepoint Health Launches New Product Suite Focused on Enhancing Healthcare Operations & Metrics

...ased system to alert key decision makers on specified data elements - e.g., stat orders, lab test results, or specific codes. "Corepoint Health is p...tion Points, we are able to communicate immediately to a radiologist that a stat order is ready. This solution assists us in enhancing our turnaround times...

Abbott Announces Required Offer to Repurchase Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes of Its AMO Subsidiary

... A Caution Concerning Forward- L ooking Statements Some stat e m e nts in this ne w s relea s e may be ...ed not to rely on these for w ard- l ook i ng stat e m e nts. A M O disc l a i ms any i nten t o ...

Polymedco Introduces Point of Care Test for Recurrent Bladder Cancer Detection

...ed to announce the direct availability of the BTA stat (R) test from our sales force -- The BTA stat (R) test is a point of care technology for the ear...igen in voided urine. The specificity of the BTA stat (R) test was 93 - 95% in patients with non-genitou...

MedQuist Introduces SpeechQ for Radiology Integrated with RadWorkFlow

...and data from multiple RIS and PACS, and logically queues those studies to the appropriate radiologist for interpretation based on site-defined rules. stat orders are accelerated through the queue, and the issue of "lost" studies is eliminated. For those radiologists who support multiple facilities and ...

Urgent Care Provider NextCare Opens First Immediate Care Clinic in Texas

...f Georgetown Georgetown, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2008 -- Urgent care provider NextCare (www.nextcare.com), after acquiring stat Med Emergent Care, has opened its first ever immediate care clinic in Texas. The new NextCare clinic will provide the local community of Georgetown w...

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STAT in Medical Technology

Landmark COPD Trial UPLIFT(R) Shows SPIRIVA(R) HandiHaler(R) Sustained Lung Function Improvements Over Four Years

...isease Control. Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2003. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health stat 10(225). 2005. Table 3. ...

Analysis of Earlier European Stroke Trial Supports Treatment Regimen for Viprinex(TM) in Current International Phase 3 Clinical Trials

...sis led by NTI scientists of two previous Phase 3 clinical trials, known as stat and ESTAT, which involved more than 1700 patients and were conducted before NTI acquired the rights to ancrod. The stat trial in the United States showed ancrod-treated patients had a better outc...

Exelixis Presents Encouraging Phase 1 Data For XL019, A Novel Selective Inhibitor of JAK2

...clinical trial continues. About JAK2 and XL019 JAK kinases are activated by cytokines and growth factor receptors and phosphorylate members of the stat family of inducible transcription factors. JAK2 plays a pivotal role in the cellular response to growth factors that drive blood cell expansion, inclu...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Announces Positive Results of LEXAPRO(R) Phase III Study in Adolescents With Major Depression

... risk behavior surveillance - United States, 2001. MMWR Surveill Summ 2002; 51:1-62 9. Anderson RN. Deaths: leading causes for 2000. Natl Vital stat Rep 2002:50:1-85 10. Gibbons RD, Brown CH, Hur K, Marcus SM, Bhaumik DK, Erkens JA, Herings RM, Mann JJ. Early Evidence on the effects of r...

Managing Preanalytical Processes for Patient Safety

...ors take place in the preanalytical phase and 68.2 percent of preanalytical errors occur from specimen collection (Plebani M, Carraro P. Mistakes in a stat laboratory: Types and frequency. Clin Chem 1997;43:1348-1351). Errors occur every day in every healthcare facility worldwide. Sometimes, unfortunate...

Immunoassay Systems - Your Laboratory Workhorse

...munoassay system in the world. It is used in more than 10,000 laboratories across the globe. This system combines continuous access, random access and stat processing with a broad testing menu . AxSYM allows medium- and higher-volume clinical laboratories to process a variety of immunodiagnostic tests ...

New Quality Control Systems for Every Laboratory Application

...e chemistry laboratory, are long gone. Large medical laboratories are divided into separate analytical areas, for example, toxicology, immunology, and stat labs, each of which provides a different subset of testing and needs specialized QC materials. Each of these materials would, in turn, be inappropriat...

When Volume Matters, Immunoassay Systems Deliver

...stem combines continuous access, random access and stat processing with a broad testing menu. AxSYM allows...ception management features, ratio calculation and stat rerun capabilities The Access Immunoassay S...is designed for profile testing in the core lab or stat and emergency testing in the rapid response/STAT l...

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STAT in Medical Products

IMMULITE 2500 STAT Troponin I

Description: IMMULITE 2500 is a high-throughput immunoassay system built around the many positive attributes of the IMMULITE 2000 with the important addition of Logic Driven Incubation (LDI). LDI technology allows assays to be designed for optimal performance with the fastest possible incubation times. ...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

BTA stat TEST

Description: The BTA stat Test is an in vitro immunoassay intended for the qualitative detection of bladder tumor antigen in urine of persons diagnosed with bladder cancer. This test is indicated for use as an aid in the management of bladder cancer patients in conjunction with cytology....
Company:Polymedco Inc.

Poly stat Strep A

Description: Poly stat Strep A is a lateral flow, one-step immunoassay for the rapid, qualitative detection of Group A Streptococcal antigen from throat swabs. The test is intended for use as an aid in the diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal infection....
Company:Polymedco Inc.

Point-of-Care Manager (PDM)

Description:...nsive blood gas and critical care data management system in the industry. PDM is an advanced clinical workstation designed to effortlessly manage all stat testing, reporting, and CLIA documentation needs....
Company:Nova Biomedical

Stat Profile® pHOx® CO-Oximeter

Description:... The stat Profile pHOx CO-Oximeter is intended for use in those situations where a mo...ile beyond the measured hematocrit, hemoglobin, and SO2% offered by the stat Profile pHOx series analyzers is required....
Company:Nova Biomedical

RADIANCE

Description:... stat analyzer and data management system RADIANCE i... enhance them with functions for the management of stat analyzer systems. The RADIANCE software offe...flexible and simple connectivity solution for both stat analyzers and hospital and laboratory information ...
Company:Radiometer America Inc.

ABX Micros CRP200

Description:... First to USA-market, this revolutionary technology combines CBC and CRP analysis for stat results of 17 parameters within 4.5 minutes!...
Company:Horiba ABX

Human Urine Control

Description:... This control is designed for monitoring human urine chemistry assay methods. It is convenient for routine and stat testing and meets CLIA requirements for quality control material. Assay values are included for most frequently tested analytes. This control is compa...
Company:Quantimetrix Corporation

STA Compact CT

Description:...le of performing clotting assays in random access mode. The system's unique method of sample management offers high throughput and rapid processing of stat samples without the need to interrupt current testing....
Company:Diagnostica Stago, Inc.

Sonoclot Coagulation & Platelet Function Analyzer

Description:...atented whole blood viscoelastic clot detection mechanism. It provides effective clinical hemostasis management for operating rooms, coagulation labs, stat labs, and intensive care units....
Company:Sienco, Inc.

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STAT in Biological News

Dual role in breast tissue for a protein involved in leukemia

...dy's lead author, Anne Miermont, MS, a doctoral graduate student in tumor biology at Georgetown University Medical Center. Stat5a is a member of the stat family of proteins, which are key to regulating cell growth and differentiation. Because they have been found to be over-expressed in leukemia, Miermo...

Small molecules block cancer gene

... HOUSTON (March 10, 2009) Finding molecules that block the activity of the oncogene stat 3 (signal transducer and activator of transcription) required screening literally millions of compounds, using computers that compared the structure o...

Researchers identify new function of protein in cellular respiration

...lays a key role in cellular energy production. The team examined oxygen consumption in cultured cells and hearts of mice. They discovered that when stat 3 protein was missing, cells consumed less oxygen and produced less ATP, the key molecular form of cellular energy. The findings revealed that Stat3 i...

Flies can turn off their immune response

...rt a mechanism of control that relies on the transcription factors AP-1 and stat to prevent the excessive activation of the NF-Bmediated immune response. Th...ticipate in its attenuation. In their role as negative regulators, AP-1 and stat form a complex HMG protein and HDAC, proteins known to be involved in DNA b...

Engineered molecule amplifies body's immune response

... Interferon binds to receptors on the surface of the cell, which then use stat molecules to send signals to the nucleus to increase the expression of genes needed to defend the host against infection. A balance in the amount of stat signaling caused by interferon is very important. "When interferon leve...

Protein prevents detrimental immune effects of bacterial sepsis

...scored by the fact that bacterial sepsis ranked among the top ten causes of death in both adults and neonates in 2002 in the United States (Natl Vital stat Rep 2005, 53:1-89). The patients at greatest risk of developing sepsis and SIRS are those with impaired immune systems. When such patients are unable ...

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STAT in Biological Dictionary

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