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Patient Safety Technologies Reports Second Quarter Results

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX) today announced record quarterly revenues. "We are pleased to announce record second quarter revenues," stated Steven H. Kane, Chief Executive Officer of ...

DSM Announces SafeBridge(R) Potent Compound Safety Certification

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Pharmaceutical Products has announced that their Greenville, North Carolina facility has received the( )Potent Compound Safety Certification from SafeBridge((R)) Consultants, Inc. headquartered in Mountain View, California. The Certification ...

100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 registered nurses from across California will rally in San Francisco Wednesday to protest gaps by California hospitals in safety preparation for the H1N1 pandemic, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Commit...

Connectyx Partners with InstantAmber, a Leader in Child Safety and Missing Children Awareness

PALM CITY, Fla., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: CTYX) is pleased to announce that the Company has formed a partnership with InstantAmber, a leading child safety and missing children awareness company. The agreement will enable InstantAmber to ...

Statement by Jim O'Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project, in Response to the FDA's Announcement Regarding Guidance on Produce Safety

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Jim O'Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project: We commend the FDA for moving forward on initiatives to improve the safety of fresh produce. The proposed guidance documents put out for com...

Pelosi: Food Safety Act Will Protect Lives and Prevent Illness

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on House passage of the Food Safety Enhancement Act, which will give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new enforcement tools and funding to better ensure food safety and preven...

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Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Cardiac Safety Data From Picoplatin Phase 1 Trial Supporting NDA Filing

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced results from a Phase 1 cardiac safety study of picoplatin, a new generation platinum-...

5-Year Study Published in Diabetologia Demonstrated Long-Term Safety of Lantus(R) Compared to NPH

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ) announced today that the results of the long-term, 5-year study of Lantus(R) (insulin glargine [rDNA] injection) versus NPH insulin on progression of retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes...

Sanofi-aventis Stands Behind the Safety of Lantus(R)

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ) has just been made aware of data associated with a retrospective follow-up of four patient registries. The results of these data clearly show that no definitive conclusions can be drawn regarding...

New Safety Regulations Drive Greater Need for Resources and Expertise at Every Stage of Clinical Development

DUBLIN, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to a report issued today, drug safety leaders in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies recognise the need to increase resources, either internally or through partnerships, to comply with the safety regulations recently issued by the U.S....

Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily

Data Findings Published in June Issue of Circulation SILVER SPRING, Md. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR ) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today announced the results of a pivotal 16-week study showing that a once-dail...

AFRESA(R) Phase 3 Pulmonary Function Safety Data in Patients with Diabetes Presented at ADA

Two-year study presented at the American Diabetes Association's 69th Scientific Sessions shows investigational product comparable to standard insulin therapy in pulmonary function tests NEW ORLEANS, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AFRESA(R) (insulin human [rDNA origin]) Inhalation Powder is ...

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BloodTrack Courier CourierTransfusion Safety Management System

Description: BloodTrack Courier* controls and monitors the movement of blood products into and out of hospital refrigerators. BloodTrack Courier provides a complete audit trail of blood products within your hospital network. BloodTrack Courier electronically records a blood units movement throughout the ...
Company:Olympus America Medical

OUTLOOK® SAFETY INFUSION SYSTEM

Description: The Outlook® Safety Infusion System is designed to ensure the right patient, receives the right drug, and the right dose. Available in four levels of Extendable Platform Technology, the Outlook® Safety Infusion System allows hospitals to choose the level of medication safety to meet their...
Company:B. Braun Medical Inc.

MONOJECT MAGELLAN Safety Blood Collection Needle

Description: MONOJECT MAGELLAN Safety Blood Collection Needle...
Company:Kendall Company

DEFENDER Safety Needle Holder

Description: Inquire...
Company:Kendall Company

Safety Phlebotomy PROGUARD II Safety Needle Holder

Description: Inquire...
Company:Kendall Company

VACUETTE® Safety Blood Collection Sets

Description: Safety Blood Collection Sets are supplied in three packaging variations, either with or without Luer Adapter and respectively a version with Luer Adapter and Tube Holder....
Company:Greiner Bio-One

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Safety in Medical Definition

American Dietetic Association

...arships. ADA concerns ADA publishes position papers on public health regarding pediatric ( children 's) health, food technology , food safety , geriatrics ( elderly ) health, health-care reform , obesity and the full range of food and nutrition topics. The association also sponsors Nati...

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

... diseases and viruses like Japanese encephalitis, Pneumococcal, Tetanus, among others [7] ). While some military personnel had questions about the safety of the vaccine, it was considered a lawful order at that time, and this made refusing the vaccine at peril of the subordinate, including possible disc...

Body shaping

... high BMI and other medical risk factors, the surgeon will probably insist on doing several short procedures in a hospital setting to insure maximum safety for the patient. The following are the individual components of body contouring: Arm lift or brachioplasty. The extra flesh on the arms of b...

Fat transfer

...cians and other researchers worldwide since the 1980s have tracked success, safety and failure rates of fat transfer. [4] [5] In most applications, fa... ^ Coleman, S.R.; Saboeiro, A.P. Fat Grafting to the Breast Revisited: safety and Efficacy. Plast. and Reconstr. Surg. 119(3); pp 775-785 2007 ^ h...

Full-body scan

... McCauley TR (Feb 2003). "Radiation risk of screening CT". AJR Am J Roentgenol 180 (2): 540-541. PMID 12540469 . ^ Radiologyinfo: safety Radiation Exposure in X-ray Examinations . Retrieved on August 30 , 2006 . ^ Prokop M (Nov 2005). "Cancer screening with CT: dose controversy...

Ganglion cyst

...ican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons A Patient's Guide to Ganglions of the Wrist Ganglion cyst - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and safety Ganglion cyst - eMedicine.com References 1. http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic493.htm 2. Browse NL (1997) Symptoms and Signs...
Safety in Medical Dictionary

Safety

Safety is the state of being "safe", the condition of being protected against physical, social, spiritual, financial, political, emotional, occupational, psychological, educational or other types or consequences of failure,... ... safety . Safe Kids Coalition Delivering Pedestrian ...

Food Safety

Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid potentially severe... Food Safety : Food safety and preservation information fo...

Vitamin K

...xcessively. ... Without vitamin K , the carboxylation does not occur and the proteins that are ... are not the first time that vitamin K safety has been questioned. ... WHAT IS VITAMIN K AND WHAT DOES IT DO? Vitamin K is a fat-soluble substance which ... The role of vitamin K ...

Vitamin A

... (as retinol/retinyl esters) per day should ... Vitamin A information based on scientific evidence includes description, drug interactions, safety concerns, and effectiveness. A fascinating article that explains why the B vitamins -- found in a variety ... The word vitamin is derived fro...

Traumatic Brain Injury

...atic Brain Injury in the United States: Emergency Department Visits, ... Traumatic Brain Injury . Injury Home. Home & Recreational safety ... Booklet for Older Adults "Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults" ... Traumatic brain injury Definition Traumatic br...

Transfusion

...e, common procedure in which blood is ... The WHO Blood Transfusion safety (BTS) team supports the ... Safe transfusion practice ... blood availability and transfusion safety in the Americas : ... Blood transfusion is an essential part of mode...
Safety in Biological News

Negligible impact on public safety from shark cage diving operations

A study by five university researchersincluding four from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoaconcludes that existing shark cage diving enterprises in Hawai'i have a negligible effect on public safety. The paper, "Seasonal cycles and long-term trends in abundance and species composition of ...

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: New patient radiation safety guidelines

FAIRFAX, Va."Society of Interventional Radiology 2009 Standards Division Guidelines" is the subject of a special supplement to the July issue of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology . SIRa national organization of physicians, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to...

Concerns about food safety to be spotlighted at U of Minnesota symposium

Recent nationwide outbreaks of food-borne illnesses have triggered calls for more regulation along with plunging consumer confidence. A symposium at the University of Minnesota this week will explore the complexities of the food-safety issue. The conference, "How Safe is our Food Supply? Expect...

New infant formula safety advice could prevent infant suffering

Wheat-based infant follow-on formulas are better reconstituted with fruit juice and should be stored in the fridge at 4C to prevent growth of meningitis bacteria, according to recent research. The results of a study, published today in the Society for Applied Microbiology journal, Letters in A...

BIO-key(R) Announces Additional $245,000 in Third Quarter Public Safety Orders

Company Also Releases Latest Generation of Mobile Data Software WALL, N.J., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety, announced today $245,000 in additional new pub...

Advance offers revolution in food safety testing

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Microbiologists at Oregon State University have developed a new technology to detect illness-causing bacteria an advance that could revolutionize the food industry, improving the actual protection to consumers while avoiding the costly waste and massive recalls of products that...

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Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases

JEFFERSON, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Safety, Inc. (NSI) announces advanced respirators that give people more confidence to go to work in a pandemic environment. Next Safety is releasing for sale to the public respirator products the company developed for the bird flu influenza A ...

Elagolix Successful in Six Month Lilac Petal Study; Safety and Efficacy Confirmed in Patients With Endometriosis

SAN DIEGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) today announced new six month safety and efficacy results from its fourth Phase II clinical trial using its proprietary, orally-active non-peptide Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) receptor an...

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Presents Safety Data on IB1001, a Novel Recombinant Factor IX for the Treatment of Hemophilia at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Annual Meeting

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals today announced the presentation of positive preclinical safety, toxicology and preliminary pharmacokinetic data on its lead product, IB1001, a novel recombinant Factor IX product to treat patients with he...

MacroGenics Announces the Initiation of a Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Monoclonal Antibody MGAWN1 in Subjects with Suspected Central Nervous System Infection Due to West Nile Virus

ROCKVILLE, Md. , July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MacroGenics, Inc. today announced the initiation of the PARADIGM trial, a Phase 2 clinical study evaluating MGAWN1, a humanized monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of individuals with suspected central nervous system infection due to West Nile Viru...

EFSA Issues Positive Safety Statement for the Use of Chromium Picolinate in EU Food Supplements

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes no safety concerns for the use of chromium picolinate in food supplements, in response to Nutrition 21's Application to market Chromax(R) chromium picolinate in Europe . PURCHASE, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. ...

AEterna Zentaris to Report Data from Safety Study of Phase 3 Program in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with Cetrorelix Ahead of Schedule

QUEBEC CITY, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS ; TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today reported that patient follow-up in the open-label safety study (study 041) of its Phase 3 program in benign prostatic...

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Safety in Biological Products

MSC.12 class II safety cabinet (Type A1) - CE Marked (230V / 50Hz) from Thermo Scientific

Description: The Jouan MSC series of Class II Biological Safety Cabinets provides comfortable working conditions and certification to the world's highest safety standards. Fully automatic regulation ensures that the cabinets cannot be adjusted out of safe working conditions. Natural lighting, low noise and arm ...
Company:Thermo Scientific

MSC.12 class II safety cabinet (Type A1) - CE Marked (120V / 60Hz) from Thermo Scientific

Description: The Jouan MSC series of Class II Biological Safety Cabinets provides comfortable working conditions and certification to the world's highest safety standards. Fully automatic regulation ensures that the cabinets cannot be adjusted out of safe working conditions. Natural lighting, low noise and arm ...
Company:Thermo Scientific

MSC.12 class II safety cabinet (Type A2 (prev.B3) : ducted) - BS 5726 (220V / 50Hz) from Thermo Scientific

Description: The Jouan MSC series of Class II Biological Safety Cabinets provides comfortable working conditions and certification to the world's highest safety standards. Fully automatic regulation ensures that the cabinets cannot be adjusted out of safe working conditions. Natural lighting, low noise and arm ...
Company:Thermo Scientific

MSC.12 class II safety cabinet (Type A1 : recirculated) - BS 5726 (230V / 50Hz) from Thermo Scientific

Description: The Jouan MSC series of Class II Biological Safety Cabinets provides comfortable working conditions and certification to the world's highest safety standards. Fully automatic regulation ensures that the cabinets cannot be adjusted out of safe working conditions. Natural lighting, low noise and arm ...
Company:Thermo Scientific

Culture Micro Slides, Coated from Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:... recommended for immunohistochemistry of cell lines growing in suspension Poly-D-Lysine coated glass slides with polystyrene vessel, lid and safety removal tool; 8 wells/slide store at 4 C ...
Company:Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

EDTA, disodium salt from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description:... EDTA, disodium salt, 1 kg. Ethylene diaminetetraacetic acid.Dihydrate. Assay: 99.0-101.0%, nuclease-free.Risks: 36, 37, 38 ; safety Precautions: 22, 36, 37. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals, Ultrapure Biochemicals ....
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

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Safety in Biological Definition

Barbiturate

...e can rapidly develop tolerance , physical dependence, and psychological dependence to barbiturates. With the development of tolerance, the margin of safety between the effective dose and the lethal dose becomes very narrow. That is, in order to obtain the same level of intoxication, the tolerant abuser ma...

Ethyl alcohol

... Gas properties Δ f H 0 gas -235.3 kJ / mol S 0 gas 283 J/molK C p 65.21 J/molK safety Acute effects Nausea, vomiting, CNS depression. Respiratory failure in severe cases. Chronic effects Dependency. Liver cirrhosi...

Gene therapy

...ation, mainly trying to treat muscle and eye diseases, the two tissues where the virus seems particularly useful. Problems and ethics For the safety of gene therapy, the Weismann barrier is fundamental in the current thinking. Soma-to-germline feedback should therefore be impossible. However th...

Homeostasis

... be used in other fields, as well. An actuary may refer to "risk homeostasis", where (for example) people who have anti-lock brakes have no better safety record than those without anti-lock brakes, because they unconsciously compensate for the safer vehicle via less-safe driving habits. Sociologists a...

Magnetic resonance imaging

... 1.2 Technique 2 Application 2.1 safety 2.2 Specialised MRI scans 2.2.1 Diffusi... the clinical physician treating the patient. safety The presence of a ferromagnetic foreign body (su...netic field effects), there are several incidental safety issues addressed in MRI facilities. Missile-effect...

Rudolf Steiner

...choice. Steiner was a supporter of educational freedom, but was flexible, and understood that a few legal restrictions on schools (such as health and safety laws), provided they were kept to an absolute minimum, would be necessary and justified. "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" and Three Examples of Ma...
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Vessels

... Both vessels are clean, dependable, constantly maintained and operated by highly ... Our vessels are fully insured and carry all of the required safety equipment ... Locate used/surplus processing equipment: tanks ( vessels ), reinforced fiberglass. Surplus Record Machinery & Equipment Direct...

Trans-

...ectronic information displays for indoor and outdoor use. The International Food Information Council communicates science-based information on food safety and nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators, ... trans fats are "just as bad" as saturated. fats (the kind found in bu...

Trans

...ectronic information displays for indoor and outdoor use. The International Food Information Council communicates science-based information on food safety and nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators, ... trans fats are "just as bad" as saturated. fats (the kind found in bu...

Storage material

...rices, ... A popular material handling storage container of ours is our Five Drawer Mobile ... Materials Handling and Storage . Construction safety and Health. Outreach Program ... Storage areas must be kept free from accumulated materials that may cause ... Stor-Quip Systems is a material...

Recombinant DNA molecule

... ... NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules ... The Recombinant DNA Program promotes scientific advancement and safety in the ... for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules : Standards guiding containment ... How do we get the recombinant molecule int...

Recombinant DNA

...above is a highly simplified description of recombinant DNA technology. ... The Recombinant DNA Program promotes scientific advancement and safety in the ... Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee: Public, in-depth review of the scientific, ... GloFish are a type of zebrafish with recombinant...
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