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Major Study of Malpractice Insurance Finds No Basis to Limit Liability of Unsafe Health Care Providers

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major new study released today by Americans for Insurance Reform finds that premiums and claims for doctors both have dropped significantly in recent years while the medical malpractice insurance industry is enjoying remarkable profits ...

After Major Ruling on Unsafe Lead Levels in Paint, Experts Reveal How You Can Ensure Your Kids Are Safe

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. and its subsidiary, Fisher-Price, have been fined $2.3 million for importing and selling toys containing high levels of lead. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the toymaker violated a federal ban on lead paint in toys. The co...

Dieters Dealt a Body Blow From Recent Labeling of Hydroxycut as Unsafe for Human Consumption

Food Intolerance Testing: Natural Alternative to Hydroxycut? DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's estimated 50 million dieters were dealt a body blow on Friday when the FDA declared Hydroxycut (containing hydroxycitric acid, a purported liver toxin) unsafe for human cons...

Caregivers at 8 Bay Area Nursing Homes Protest Unsafe Resident Conditions in Salinas

Windsor Healthcare Faced with 360 Health & Safety Violations SALINAS, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nursing home workers at Windsor Skyline Care Center and Windsor Ridge Care Center will hold a joint demonstration Tuesday asking their employer to make needed improvements in resi...

Caregivers at 8 Bay Area Nursing Homes Protest Unsafe Resident Conditions in Fremont

Windsor Healthcare Faced with 360 Health & Safety Violations FREMONT, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nursing home workers at Country Drive Care Center and Windsor Park Care Center will hold a joint demonstration Tuesday asking their employer to make needed improvements in residen...

AANA Condemns Unsafe Injection Practices

Nurse anesthetists association entreats other healthcare professionals to work together to solve infection control problems that put patients at risk PARK RIDGE, Ill., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- In a decisive response to recent incidents in Nevada and New York in which patients we...

One-Third of HIV-Infected Gay Men Have Unsafe Sex: CDC

Two new U.S. government studies show strong link to recreational drugs as well. MONDAY, Dec. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Two new U.S. studies of gay and bisexual men who know they are infected with HIV show that more than one-third have recently had unprotected intercourse. In many cases,...

China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers

China has declared war on unsafe food for its 2.3 million soldiers, with the military to implement new safety measures following the recent spate of health scandals, state media reported on Friday. Measures include weeding out fake or substandard food products and eliminating the common pr...

Parking Garages Unsafe During Hurricanes

During hurricanes, parking garages commonly are used by car rental agencies and car dealerships to shelter vehicles. Recently, Dr. Thomas Schmidlin, meteorologist and professor of geography at Kent State University, completed research determining the safety of using parking garages for the...

Women in Iraq More Unsafe Than Ever

One almost freezes in horror watching the ghastly video. A slender girl dragged along by her headlocks, on the ground then, covering her head as stones are hurled in a torrent, then her head is smashed with a concrete block, blood oozes from her head, the body is still and then victorious shouts...

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Amicus Therapeutics Commences Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Amigal(TM) for the Treatment of Fabry Disease

...s insufficient to support regulatory approval; the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; and, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies. Further, the results of earlier clinical trials and studi...

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

...trates (often used for chest pain) as the combination could cause a sudden, unsafe drop in blood pressure. If a patient experiences anginal chest pain after t...hest pain, should not take CIALIS. Such a combination could cause a sudden, unsafe drop in blood pressure. CIALIS for once daily use provides continuous...

FDA Approves ADCIRCA(TM) (Tadalafil) Tablets for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... ADCIRCA should not be used in patients taking medicines that contain nitrates (often used for chest pain) as the combination could cause a sudden, unsafe drop in blood pressure. If a patient experiences anginal chest pain after taking ADCIRCA they should seek immediate medical attention. Patients with...

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

...e healthy enough for sexual activity. Men taking nitrates, often used for chest pain, should not take Cialis. Such a combination could cause a sudden, unsafe drop in blood pressure. Cialis for once daily use provides continuous plasma tadalafil levels which should be considered when evaluating the potential...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Issuance of New Plicera(TM) Composition of Matter Patent

...ts and other intellectual property protection, the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; and, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies. Further, the results of earlier clinical trials may not b...

Amicus Therapeutics Suspends Enrollment for Phase 2 Clinical Trial of AT2220 for Pompe Disease

... to receive approval for phase 2 trial design, the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; the potential that the phase 2 trial for AT2220 is not resumed in a timely manner, or at all, and, our dependence on third parties in ...

Study Suggests New Treatment Approach May be Needed for Management of Depression in Some People With Bipolar Disorder

... developing this problem," says Dr. Frye. People experiencing mania often exhibit poor judgment and impulsivity that can lead them to engage in highly unsafe or personally damaging behaviors, resulting in hospitalization, arrest and/or incarceration. Dr. Frye's team did a secondary analysis of data obt...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Positive Progress of Three Lead Clinical Programs and General Outlook for 2009

... endpoint and phase 3 trial design for Amigal; the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; and, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies. Further, the results of earlier clinical trials may not b...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of End of Phase 2 Meeting With FDA for Amigal in Fabry Disease

... endpoint and phase 3 trial design for Amigal, the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; and, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies; further, the results of earlier clinical trials may not b...

The ED Conversation Dilemma: Forty Percent of Men with ED Don't Talk to Their Doctor, Survey Finds

...ask if you're healthy enough for sexual activity. Don't take CIALIS if you take nitrates, often prescribed for chest pain, as this may cause a sudden, unsafe drop in blood pressure. Don't drink alcohol in excess (to a level of intoxication) with CIALIS, as this may increase your chances of getting dizzy o...
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Centra-GP6R

Description:.... An automatically locking lid will not open until the rotor slows to a safe speed. Balance and speed sensors display an alert message if imbalance or unsafe speed is detected. Sealed adapters provide excellent aerosol containment. Features Maintenance-free brushless drive Large, easy-to-read displa...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

Centra-CL5R

Description:.... An automatically locking lid will not open until the rotor slows to a safe speed. Balance and speed sensors display an alert message if imbalance or unsafe speed is detected. Sealed adapters provide excellent aerosol containment. Features Maintenance-free brushless drive Large, easy-to-read displa...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

Proteomic High Voltage Power Supplies

Features:.... Sophisticated safety features : All programmable power supplies feature a number of built-in circuits to protect and alert the user to potentially unsafe operating conditions. Each is also equipped with an advanced ground leakage detection system to protect users. ...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

High Voltage Non-Programmable Power Supplies

Features:...ectrical connections have been made. Thermo's power supplies are also equipped with an advanced ground leakage detection circuit to protect users when unsafe operating conditions arise. ...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

High Voltage Programmable Power Supplies

Features:...f. Sophisticated safety features :All programmable power supplies feature a number of built-in circuits to protect and alert the user to potentially unsafe operating conditions. Each is also equipped with an advanced ground leakage detection system to protect users. ...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

Jarvik 2000

Features:...red by the controller is broad enough to give the patient flexibility in choosing and accommodating different activities, but narrow enough to prevent unsafe extremes Weighs just one twentieth to one tenth of the weight of most other comparable devices Powered for 8-10 hours on a single rechargeable...
Company:Jarvik Heart, Inc.
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Typhoid Fever

...lable vaccines. From the CDC Travelers' Health. Fact sheet on the infections caused by bacteria which are principally transmitted by ingesting unsafe drinking water. More about Typhoid Fever : Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Prevention Resources Typhoid Fever Definition ...
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Providing toilets, safe water is top route to reducing world poverty: UN University

...owledge gaps that impede progress in addressing the twin global scourges of unsafe water and poor sanitation. Information gaps include such seemingly obvio...per year. Some 50 to 100 million people in Asia consume water containing unsafe levels of arsenic. Providing sanitation in some places is made difficul...

Biological sand filters, a practical approach to combat poverty and inequality

...peri-urban populations in developing countries. Roughly 2.2 million people without safe access to drinking water die each year from the consumption of unsafe water, and most of them are children under 5 years of age. A new article published in Current Protocols in Microbiology provides detailed instru...

Biologists find diatom to reduce red tide's toxicity

...uring a red tide, that share increases to more than 90 percent. Filter feeders such as oysters, mussels and clams ingest the dinoflagellate and become unsafe to eat. Fish killed by the red tide wash on the shore, which can be contaminated and essentially unusable to tourists for months at a time. Kubane...

New UGA biomass technology dramatically increases ethanol yield from grasses and yard waste

...ple sugars released from inexpensive biomass for conversion to ethanol. The technology effectively eliminates the use of expensive and environmentally unsafe chemicals currently used to pretreat biomass. The technology is available for licensing from the University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc., ...

August 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...mechanically implausible. Tingay et al. then examined the drilling-induced theory and determined that the nearby Banjar Panji-1 well was drilled under unsafe conditions and with inadequate protective casing, which would have made drilling problems difficult to control. Furthermore, they found that the drill...

Study reveals air pollution is causing widespread and serious impacts to ecosystems

...imothy H. Tear, of The Nature Conservancy, comments, "Deposited pollutants have tangible human impacts. Mercury contamination results in fish that are unsafe to eat. Acidification kills fish and strips nutrients from soils. Excess nitrogen pollutes estuaries, to the detriment of coastal fisheries. And groun...

Bikini corals recover from atomic blast

...berserk, Maria remembers. Extensive decontamination works have been carried out at Bikini atoll making it safe to visit, however local produce is unsafe to eat, and it is unlikely the Bikinian people will return to live on Bikini Atoll in the near future. The coral survey was carried out at the requ...

Portable device quickly detects early Alzheimer's

...e, the tests are not used as regular screening tools and typically are given only after there is obvious cognitive impairment such as forgetfulness or unsafe behavior. Families usually wait until their mom or dad does something somewhat dangerous, like forgetting to take their medications or getting los...

Study: weight-loss tips differ in African-American, mainstream magazines

...ividual strategies," Campo said. "We blame individuals too much for circumstances that are not entirely within their control. We know people living in unsafe neighborhoods are much less likely to exercise. And fast food is cheap compared to fresh fruit and vegetables. To tell a poor person that they made a ...

Life-saving clean water project secures $13M from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

...o safe water. Most do not even know their water is unsafe and are at risk of potentially fatal diarrhoeal di... communities the information they need to identify unsafe water and to empower them to work towards improvem...the elderly or the sick. Knowing that water is unsafe will encourage treatment before use and motivate c...
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Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ng of the clinical hold on the AT2220 program; the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; the potential that it may be difficult to enroll patients in our clinical trials; the potential that preclinical and clinical studies ...

Amicus Therapeutics Presents Positive Results From Phase 2 Extension Study of Amigal(TM) for Fabry Disease at ACMG 2009 Annual Meeting

... predictive of the final results of the study, the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; and, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies. Further, the results of earlier clinical trials may not b...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... endpoint and phase 3 trial design for Amigal; the potential that results of clinical or pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; and, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies. Further, the results of earlier clinical trials may not b...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...ooking statements include, among others: -- the potential that results of clinical or preclinical studies indicate that product candidates are unsafe or ineffective, -- our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies, -- a change in strategy by our collaboration partners, -...

Amicus Therapeutics Opens Research Facility in San Diego

...us, including, without limitation: the potential that results of research, discovery and pre-clinical studies indicate that the product candidates are unsafe or ineffective; and, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our research and discovery efforts; further, the results of earlier research an...

Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports Second Quarter and Six-Month Results

...ine ("AQSIQ") which announced an ongoing national campaign in China against unsafe food and substandard products in August 2007. It is important to note that ... August 2007, AQSIQ announced an ongoing national campaign in China against unsafe food and substandard products. As a result of this campaign by the AQSIQ, t...

Leading AIDS Experts Urge Greater Focus on Behavior-Change Programs to Prevent HIV

... Report: Hundreds of Studies Show that Programs to Curb unsafe Sex and Drug Use are Highly Effective, but Often Overlooked in Global AI...nd HIV prevention programs aimed at reducing high-risk behaviors, including unsafe sex and drug use. Citing hundreds of clinical trials and observational stud...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...y forward looking statements include, among others, the potential that results of clinical or preclinical studies indicate that product candidates are unsafe or ineffective, our dependence on third parties in the conduct of our clinical studies, delays or failure to achieve regulatory approvals, risks of re...

Tiens Biotech Group (USA) Reports Fourth Quarter and Twelve-Month Results

...nnouncement in August 2007 of an ongoing national campaign in China against unsafe food and substandard products. As a result of this campaign by the AQSIQ, t...lity products under the national campaign in China to prevent the export of unsafe food and substandard products. We continued to lay the groundwork for both ...

Cryolife Once Again Severely Maims an Innocent Knee Surgery Patient

...prosecuted across the United Stated, Europe, and other countries concerning unsafe cadaver processing practices. The recent victim Michael Hohenbery a far...unty the location of Cryolife. The Hohenbery case once again proves the unsafe and dangerous practices of Cryolife and the ineffectiveness of the safety r...
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Thermo Scientific IEC Centra-CL5R from Thermo Scientific

Description:... An automatically locking lid will not open until the rotor slows to a safe speed. Balance and speed sensors display an alert message if imbalance or unsafe speed is detected. Sealed adapters provide excellent aerosol containment. Features Maintenance-free brushless drive Large, easy-to-rea...
Company:Thermo Scientific
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Arrayed library

...separate file for each array in the set. ... 10 ArrayRef library . 11 unsafe operations and running over array elements. 12 GHC-specific topics ... l...des two "differential" array constructors ... 9 ArrayRef library . 10 unsafe indexing, freezing/thawing, running over array elements ... The librar...
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