Leading Government and Advocacy Stakeholders Engage in Public Health Dialogue on Improving Disposal of Unused Medications
Drug Take-Back Network Launched by Product Stewardship Institute and King Pharmaceuticals
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - - The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) convened its second National Pharmaceuticals Dialogue Meeting earlier this week in Washington, DC to discu...
Paid Family Leave Program Goes Mostly Unused
Study finds only 5% of Californians took benefit of nation's 1st such law, passed in 2004
TUESDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Few parents with chronically ill kids have made use of California's pioneering paid family leave program, and most of them are not even aware it exists, accord...
60% of Infertile Couples are Okay With Allowing Unused Embryos for Stem Cell Research
DURHAM- A survey conducted amongst a thousand patients who have undergone fertility treatments using frozen embryos, has revealed that more than half of them are willing to allow the use of unused
embryos for stem cell research. This was revealed during a study led by researchers at Duke Universit...
IBM Award for Innovative Solution to Tackling World's Most Critical Social and Environmental Problems
...anitarian research that might not otherwise be performed."
He continues, "The Grid is about large scale volunteerism -- utilizing an individual's unused
computer capacity to address scientific problems -- and in doing so accelerates research breakthroughs that underpin the Millennium Development Goals....
Matrixx Initiatives Confirms Voluntary Recall of Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs
...y Gel Swabs
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Consumers should discontinue use and discard unused
Call our toll-free customer service number (877-942-2626) or visit our website at www.zicam.com for a refund and/or questions.
MedAssets Awards MEDmarketplace.com Contract for Idle Capital Equipment, Hospital Equipment and Supplies
...artered in Florida, provides a Web-based exchange for buying and selling of unused
and excess medical equipment.
Under the agreement, MedAssets custome...n acute care providers, will have the opportunity to display and sell their unused
and excess assets on the MEDmarketplace.com website.
"We are very ex...
Matrixx Initiatives Voluntarily Withdraws Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs, Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel
...tarily withdrawing Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs and Zicam Cold Remedy Gel from the market. Based on the FDA's recommendation, consumers should discard any unused
product or contact Zicam at 1-877-942-2626 or visit www.zicam.com to request a refund.
Since Zicam Cold Remedy intranasal Cold Remedy pro...
Computers Causing Injuries in the Home
...ay from walk areas, according to background information on the study. Organize and secure cords, keep the work space tidy and install safety covers on unused
electrical outlets. And anchor heavy furniture or computer components to the wall.
KidsHealth.org has a household safety ch...
Inverness Medical Innovations Proposes to Acquire Concateno plc
...ent thereof. In the event that the cash consideration of up to 1 million pounds is not needed to increase the overall consideration to 120 pence, the unused
portion will be paid to certain key managers of Concateno.
Commenting on the proposed transaction, Ron Zwanziger, CEO of Inverness said, "Concate...
Compirion Healthcare Cuts Emergency Department Throughput by 50% at the Medical Center of Central Georgia
Doyle commented, "We realized we had to change our core processes. Triage became 'triage and treatment,' all in the front of the ED. We utilized unused
areas as treatment areas. Patients can appreciate that we are trying to see them."
According to Lisa Bodell, Compirion Project Manager, "The fron...
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Description:... convenience. Features: Accurate at Low Volumes - 1 - 350 l Versatile -1536, 384, & 96 Fast -2 x 1536 plates per minute Economical - recovers unused
reagent Instrument Specification Reservoir volumes: 500 ml supplied as standard; 60 ml and 1L, 2L available Operating environment: Temperature 10...
KR-8000PA SUPRA Auto-Kerato Refractometer
Features:... Automatic fogging as method of relaxation. Minimal pupil diameter. Corneal curvature radius. Automatically turns off when left unused
for 10 minutes which save energy. Special IOL switch to adjust to circumstances of IOL wearers. Built-in printer (up to 10 measurements of each eye) a...
Company:Topcon America Corporation
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SF State professor honored by President Obama for science mentoring
...ties completed doctorates in the sciences, with another 73 expected to complete doctorates in the next five years.
"Too much scientific talent goes unused
in the United States because many students have not had appropriate encouragement and opportunity to pursue scientific careers," said Sheldon Axler, d...
Bacteria create aquatic superbugs in waste treatment plants
...r part by not insisting on antibiotics for ailments that antibiotics don't treat, such as a common cold or the flu, Xi said. Also, instead of flushing unused
drugs, they should be saved and disposed of at designated collection sites so they don't enter the sewer system.
The next step, said Xi, is to see...
Better water use could reduce future food crises
...as chronically blue water-short, have enough blue-plus-green water to produce a standard diet for their populations. Kenya, for example, has plenty of unused
or not well-managed green water to benefit from. "Not even by 2050 and under climate change will the country become water-short if both blue and green...
Commercial yeasts upgraded with an enzyme for biofuel production
...ofessor at Goethe-University in Frankfurt, Germany, has discovered a new enzyme which teaches yeast cells to ferment xylose into ethanol. Xylose is an unused
waste sugar in the cellulosic ethanol production process. The researchers have recently filed a patent application for their process.
Pitt researchers use fluorescence to develop method for detecting mercury in fish
...ury mixed with smaller amounts of other metals. Concern exists about the mercury seeping from a filling into a person's body and about the disposal of unused
amalgam by dentist offices (which is not federally regulated in the United States). To test for leaching, the team pressed a cloth to a tooth with an ...
Barcelona Declaration 2008: Challenges and Pathways to Earth Sustainability
...in those actions but more trained practioners are needed to implement effective adaptive actions and share lessons learned. There is unrecognized and unused
knowledge on adaptation to specific risks in low-income countries that needs to be mobilized. Research is needed to ensure that adaptation programs a...
Research shows Brazilian acai berry antioxidants absorbed by human body
... that background, the researchers then decided to find out whether those elements were actually being absorbed into the human body or being eliminated unused
"Like vitamin C, the body can only absorb so much at a time," Steve Talcott explained.
He said the researchers now "need to determine ...
Climate modelers see modern echo in '30s Dust Bowl
...val of farmers onto the Great Plains, where they replaced drought-resistant wild prairie grasses with fragile wheat, neglected to plant cover crops in unused
fields, and allowed livestock to overgraze pastures.
When the 1932-1939 drought struck, plants shriveled and ever more bare soil was exposed. T...
How and where fat is stored predicts disease risk better than weight
...ses an individuals chances of developing insulin resistance, fatty liver, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
How and where the body stores excess, unused
calories appears to matter most when determining a persons risk of developing metabolic syndrome, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center sugges...
Opium and marijuana research go underground
...logy Institute, the Alberta Research Council and the University of Saskatchewan to create and study mutant varieties of opium poppy and cannabis in an unused
portion of a copper and zinc mine near Flin Flon, Manitoba. Prairie Plant Systems produces medicinal marijuana under contract with Health Canada in th...
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Caliper Life Sciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results
...cturing charge of $1.9 million, which was added to the $2.8 million charge already taken during the third quarter of 2008, to reflect the idle cost of unused
space in Caliper's Mountain View, California facility. As disclosed in earlier communications, Caliper is attempting to sublease approximately 36,500...
Pharmos Corporation Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter Results
...sey's Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program. The Program allows qualified technology and biotechnology businesses in New Jersey to sell unused
amounts of net operating loss carryforwards and defined research and development tax credits for cash.
Twelve-months Ended December 31, 2008
China Bio-Immunity Corporation Initiates Voluntary Recalls of Rabies Vaccines
...tary vaccine-based prophylactics and therapeutics exclusively within
China, today announced that it has initiated a voluntary nationwide recall of
lots of its rabies vaccines. The lots are being voluntarily
recalled as a precaution following a notification issued by China's State Food
and Drug A...
The Female Health Company Reports Record Results for Fiscal Year 2008, at High End of Guidance
...r capital improvements and common stock
repurchases and preferred stock redemptions. The Company currently has no
outstanding debt and $1.5 million in unused
In January 2007, the Company announced a Stock Repurchase Program under
the terms of which up to one million shares of its commo...
Interim Report for the Period 1 January - 30 September 2008 (Unaudited)
...ial. Expensed cost of preparations for new product
launches and the cost of unused
capacity influence the short-term gross
margin during the current build-up ...rter of 2008. Gross
margin is affected by new product offerings and cost of unused
during the current build-up phase. Initiatives have been implement...
Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces Appointment of John R. Grow as President and Chief Operating Officer
...ctive disposal solutions for small quantity generators
of medical waste and unused
pharmaceuticals. The Company's flagship
product, the Sharps Disposal by Mai...signed for the home healthcare market and
products for the safe disposal of unused
Sharps Compliance focuses on targeted grow...
Exiqon A/S: Interim Report for the Period 1 January - 30 June 2008 (Unaudited)
...o 64% in the same period last year, totaling 33% in the first six months of 2008. The gross margin was affected by new product offerings and cost of unused
capacity during the current build-up phase.
- Total operating expenses in Q2 2008 increased by 80% on the same period last year to DKK 48.3 millio...
Engineers harness cell phone technology for use in medical imaging
...g devices to the world's poorest regions is not a viable, long-term solution. "More than half of the medical equipment in developing countries is left unused
or broken because it is too complicated or expensive to operate and repair," he said. "We set out to develop something that locals could sustain on th...
Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces Purchase of Medical Waste Disposal Facility and Addition of Autoclave Technology
...venue streams - Expanding ability to dispose of unused
medications and expired pharmaceutical was...Sharps is also expanding its ability to dispose of unused
and expired pharmaceutical waste inclu...t believes that it will be in a position to
medications and expired pharmaceutical waste, incl...
The Female Health Company Reports Record Profit for Both Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007
... at September 30, 2007 totals $7.4 million versus
$4.8 million at the end of fiscal year 2006. The Company has no outstanding
debt and $1.5 million of unused
In January 2007, the Company announced a Stock Repurchase Program under
the terms of which up to a million shares of its common stock ...
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NanoMate ™ 100 with ESI Chip Technology from Advion Biosciences, Inc.
Description:...oviding a unique path into the mass spectrometer and eliminating sample carryover. Following nanoelectrospray and MS analysis, the NanoMate can return unused
sample to the well or pick up a new sample and begin the process again....
Company:Advion Biosciences, Inc.
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Anton van Leeuwenhoek
...must have been friends, even though acting as a curator was part of van Leeuwenhoek's job as a chamberlain of Delft.
Van Leeuwenhoek appeared on an unused
design for a 10 guilder note done by M.C. Escher in 1951 .
The Dutch Royal Academy presents (every 10 years) the Leeuwenhoek medal to the sci...