Response Times Vary for In-Hospital Heart Attacks
Uneven results seen with defibrillation delays, researchers say
FRIDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- Quick defibrillation can increase the chances of survival for hospital patients who have cardiac arrest, but sometimes the treatment is not quick enough and a new study has found that th...
New Snapshots Show States Vary Widely in Providing Quality Health Care
ROCKVILLE, Md., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's annual release of state-by-state quality data continues to give states mixed reviews for the quality of care they provide. As in previous years, AHRQ's 2008 State Snapshots show that no state does ...
Breast cancer etiology may vary by subtype
Women's reproductive and lifestyle characteristics can be linked to different invasive breast cancer subtypes. Data on 2544 breast cancer cases, presented in the open access journal Breast Cancer Research , suggests that traditional risk factors for development of the condition are associated wit...
Older volunteers' perceived benefits vary with program traits
The advantages of volunteering reported by adults aged 55 and older are largely dependent upon the characteristics of the activities in which they participate, according to a recent article appearing in The Gerontologist (Vol. 49, No. 1). The lead author is Nancy Morrow-Howell, PhD, of Washing...
Organ Donation Policies Vary Among Children's Hospitals
More research, better adherence to recommendations needed, study suggests
TUESDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) -- Children's hospitals have widely varying policies on organ donation after cardiac death (DCD), according to researchers, who asked 124 hospitals in the United States, Puerto Ri...
Location, Location, Location: Cost of Long-Term Care Services Vary Widely by Region
Northwestern Mutual releases research revealing stark differences in cost for home health care, assisted living facilities and nursing homes across the U.S.
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Some Americans are spending nearly seven times more for certain long-term care services than others, ...
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Outcomes Vary for Prostate Cancer Patients Choosing Surgery; Overall, No Treatment Proven Superior
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incontinence or other complications if the operation is done by an
Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia
... current expectations of future events. If underlying assumptions prove inaccurate or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary
materially from Janssen and/or Johnson & Johnson's expectations and projections. Risks and uncertainties include general industry conditions and c...
Medigus and Tower Semiconductor Announce World's Smallest Medical Video Camera Based on Advanced CMOS Image Sensor
This press release includes forward-looking statements, which are subject
to risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary
from those projected or
implied by such forward-looking statements. A complete discussion of risks
and uncertainties that may affect the accuracy of f...
FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent
...hange Commission. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary
materially from those anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Novartis is providing the information in this press release as of this date and do...
Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Announces Agreement to Develop and Commercialize a New Fixed-Dose Combination of TMC278 and Truvada(R) With Gilead Sciences
...current expectations of future events. If underlying assumptions prove inaccurate or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary
materially from Tibotec's expectations and projections. Risks and uncertainties include general industry conditions and competition; economic conditi...
Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference
...ee and treat people with MCI, despite the fact that the medications they are prescribing are not FDA-approved for MCI. They also found that clinicians vary
greatly in the education and support they provide or recommend for people with MCI, suggesting that there is a need for practice guidelines.
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STaK-Chex Plus Retics 5-Part Differential Control
Description:...HmX instruments. The assay contains automated and manual reticulocyte values for all three levels. White blood cell types and reticulocyte percentages vary
and are within clinically significant ranges. This unique product has 14-day open-vial stability and 105-day closed-vial stability, which can be used ...
Description:...s of the patients encapsulation scar tissue. Encapsulation scar tissue can impact the desired augment-ation 1 to 2 mm; therefore actual projection may vary
from patient to patient. Implant dimensions can be altered by the surgeon with a scalpel or surgical scissors. All dimensions in centimeters. This dev...
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This results in the cornea being applanated evenly from the beginning of the cut to the end. This ensures that the intraocular pressure does not vary
to the extent it does with conventional flat-plate applanation....
Stimuplex® HNS11 Periperal Nerve Stimulator
Description:...erve stimulator from B. Braun Medical. It is the latest generation of Stimuplex stimulators providing advanced digital technology.
Your ability to vary
the pulse duration of the HNS11 allows the localization of practically all mixed nerves for plexus and peripheral nerve blocks.
An additional opti...
Company:B. Braun Medical Inc.
Deltatrac II Metabolic Monitor
Description:...uited to both spontaneously breathing and mechanically ventilated patients of all ages.
The individual nutritional needs of critically ill patients vary
extremely; both overfeeding and negative energy balance are harmful. The only reliable method of designing and maintaining optimal nutrition in these ...
FormFit Wrist Brace
Description:...r hot and cold therapy gel pad, place an "E" before the item number. It is tailored to fit.
Our Patented Formfit 3-dimensional molding allows us to vary
padding thickness in strategic locations for superior comfort and fit....
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Vary in Medical Definition
...wn as a bible bump ) is a swelling that often appears on or around joints and tendons in the hand (or sometimes feet). The size of the cyst can vary
over time, often becoming more inflamed if irritated. It is most frequently located around the wrist and on the fingers.
... tissues may respond to injury and stress by specific mechanisms, which may vary
accroding to the cell types and nature of the injury. In the short term, ce...is a diverse field, and the organization of subspecialties within pathology vary
High Frequency Ventilation
...al ventilation do not produce the same lung protective effects as those that can operate without tidal breathing. Specifications and capabilities will vary
depending on the device manufacturer.
High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV)
High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation is characteri...
Medical Scientist Training Program
...000 to $28,000 per year. Typically, students complete the program in six to ten years, depending upon the time spent in Ph.D. research. These programs vary
greatly in size, ranging from two trainees per academic class (e.g. University of Connecticut ) to over twenty (e.g. Washington University in St. Lo...
...dedicated department within a hospital and may include facilities for the preparation of radiopharmaceuticals. The specific name of a department can vary
from hospital to hospital, with the most common names being the nuclear medicine department and the radioisotope department.
...st prevalent source of severe distress in prostate cancer patients.  The prevalence of these symptoms and the extent to which they distress the men vary
between treatment forms and patients. Also, the relationship between distress owing to these symptoms and overall well-being varies considerably b...
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...miting . ... Vomiting occurs when the abdominal muscles and diaphragm contract vigorously ... The common causes of spitting up or vomiting vary
according to age. ... Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and out ... of the digestive tract that usual...
... Most of the time vaginal discharge is perfectly normal. ... TeensHealth article explaining the purposes of normal discharges and how they can vary
throughout the menstrual cycle. InteliHealth - Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information. ... Normally, vaginal discharge ...
...e a weak or slow urine ... Urethral stricture occurs when the urethra, the tube that leads from the bladder ... Urethral stricture can vary
depending on the cause of scarring and length of the ... Urethral stricture information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment...
...of unintended pregnancies . ... more likely to report an unintended . pregnancy in North Carolina during 2004 ... Unintended pregnancy rates vary
... In Colorado, as in the United States, the occurrence of unintended pregnancy is a ... Unintended pregnancy has been shown to result in...
... Toxins can be small molecules, peptides, or proteins that are capable of causing ... Toxins vary
greatly in their severity, ranging from usually minor and acute (as ... toxin n. A poisonous substance, especially a protein, that is produced...
...ds up in the bloodstream ... With diabetes , help is need to keep blood sugar in normal range because the body ... The symptoms of diabetes vary
from type to type in some ways and are similar in others. ... Blood sugar levels become elevated. ... For people with diabetes , controlling b...
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Effects of climate change vary greatly across plant families
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Drawing on records dating back to the journals of Henry David Thoreau, scientists at Harvard University have found that different plant families near Walden Pond have borne the effects of climate change in strikingly different ways. Some of the plant families hit hardest by glo...
Individuals vary their immune response according to age, sex and the costs
Is it always good to respond maximally when pathogens or disease strike, or should individuals vary
their immune response to balance immediate and future costs? This is the question evolutionary physiologists Oliver Love, Katrina Salvante, James Dale, and Tony Williams asked when they examined how...
Navigating in the ocean of molecules
...hers identify structurally simple scaffolds with promising characteristics as the starting point in the quest for new active agents: chemists can then vary
the scaffolds with different appendages to synthesize the optimal active agent. Scaffold Hunter can also be used to predict bioactive molecules that d...
Scientists find universal rules for food-web stability
..., in which individual animal or plant species function as predator or prey. Potential food webs not only differ by their species composition, but also vary
in their stability. Observable food webs are stable food webs, with the relationships between their species remaining constant over relatively long pe...
AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009
...emperature only in the region where the land cover change took place, not in remote regions. While all models show significant regional effects, these vary
across models for several reasons arising from differences in the implementation of the LCC, different land surface models, and different ways of repr...
Climbing to new heights in the forest canopy
...s, including Charles Darwin, who wrote a provocative essay on the subject in 1865; however, many questions remain to be answered.
Climbing plants vary
in their mode of attachment to their supporting structures. They have traditionally been classified into five categories based on their mode of attac...
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Parental Control - Options Vary for Internet Restrictions
MADISON, WI - Its 4 p.m., and do you know where your 16-year-old daughter is? Sure, you say, shes at home from school, doing her homework. You wish. Chances are shes probably taking advantage of the time youre at work to visit all sorts of chat rooms, websites and to instant message her friends, in...
Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck
... company's strengths; the trending of Schering-Plough's pipeline and business; and other statements that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary
materially from the company's forward-looking statements, and there are no guarantees about the performance of Schering-Plough stock or Schering-Ploug...
Cornerstone Therapeutics Announces Closing of Chiesi Transaction
...C. If one or more of these factors materialize, or if any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, our actual results, performance or achievements may vary
materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.
In addition, the st...
UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics
...ripples could have profound implications for graphene-based electronics.
"This is because graphene's ability to conduct electricity is expected to vary
with the local shape of the membrane," Lau said. "For instance, the ripples may produce effective magnetic fields that can be used to steer and manipu...
Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter
...nd potential benefits of the proposed merger between Merck and Schering-Plough and other statements that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary
materially from the company's forward-looking statements, and there are no guarantees about the performance of Schering-Plough stock or Schering-Ploug...
Boston Scientific Announces European Approval for Its LATITUDE(R) Patient Management System
...and growth investment. If our underlying assumptions turn out to be incorrect, or if certain risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary
materially from the expectations and projections expressed or implied by our forward-looking statements. These factors, in some cases, have affected ...
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Canine CCL2 (JE; MCP-1) ELISA development Kit, DuoSet from R&D Systems
Description:...h 10 - 50% fetal calf serum. The serum diluent must not be used to dilute the Detection Antibody or the Streptavidin-HRP. 2. Individual results may vary
due to differences in technique, plasticware and water sources....
Human, Porcine Endothelin-1 from Biotrend Chemikalien GmbH
Description:...peptides produce strong in vitro vasoconstrictor and in vivo pressor responses. However, the quantitative profiles of their pharmacological activities vary
greatly. Storage: Desiccate at -20 C...
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Custom Monoclonal Antibody Development from A&G Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Description:...molecules, DNA, and cancer-specific surface antigens. A&Gs service is divided into two phases and is completed in approximately 40 days (duration may vary
slightly dependent on the nature of antigens). Phase I: Immunization, test bleed and fusion; $2,500 Initial consultation: antigen selection, design...
Company:A&G Pharmaceutical, Inc.
General DNA Sequencing Services from Polymorphic DNA Technologies, Inc.
Description:... terminator removal. Polymorphic DNA Technologies employs automated high throughput capillary electrophoresis DNA sequencing instruments. Read lengths vary
depending on the template provided. Results can be provided electronically by email, secure download from our website or CD. Applications Since Pol...
Company:Polymorphic DNA Technologies, Inc.
Rabbit Anti-Peroxiredoxin 1 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex
Description:...(TPx) activity utilizing thioredoxin, thioredoxin reductase, and NADPH as a reducing system. Mammalian Prxs are 20-30 kilodalton in molecular size and vary
in subcellular localization: Prx1, 2, and 6 in cytosol, Prx3 in mitochondria, Prx 4 in ER and secretion, Prx 5 showing complicated distribution includ...
SlideHyb Glass Array Hybridization Buffer #1 from Ambion
Description:...ray Hybridization Buffers. The SlideHyb Buffers have identical salt and formamide compositions resulting in similar hybridization stringencies. They vary
in hybridization kinetics and blocking reagents. The SlideHyb Survey Kit contains 2 ml of each of the four SlideHyb formulations, 10% SDS and 20X SSC ...
Vary in Biological Definition
...each other, the other pulls on astral microtubules that have attached to the cell cortex.
The contributions of anaphase A and anaphase B to anaphase vary
with cell type. In mammalian cells anaphase B follows shortly after anaphase A and extends the spindle to around twice its metaphase length; in cont...
...ted disease without harming the host. Antibiotics are not effective in viral , fungal and other nonbacterial infections, and individual antibiotics vary
widely in their effectiveness on various types of bacteria. Some specific antibiotics (called "narrow-spectrum antibiotics") target either gram-negat...
...ter another suffering extinction .
Estimates of global species diversity vary
from 2 million to 100 million species, with a best estimate of somewhere ne...s larger and larger populations of fewer and fewer species. Flora and fauna vary
depending on climate , altitude, soils and the presence of other species...
...oes have a degree of significant elasticity contributed by its organic components (chiefly collagen ). Bone is a mesh , the density of which may vary
at different points .
Forms and structure of bone
Bone can be either compact or cancellous (spongy). Cortical (outer layer) bone is compact;...
...ide units and polysaccharides contain greater than 10 monosaccharide units. Definitions of how large a carbohydrate must be to fall into each category vary
Oligosaccharides are found as common form of protein posttranslational modification . Polysaccharides represent an important class of bi...
... perform particular functions, hence different sets of genes are required and expressed. Therefore, the regions of DNA that constitute heterochromatin vary
between cell types.
Nucleoli are densely-stained structures at which ribosome subunits are assembled.
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...s to HIV proteins and ... The western blot (alternatively, protein immunoblot) ... Detailed procedures for detection of a Western blot vary
widely. ... Pierce Western Blot Signal Enhancer (Product # 21050) ... Restore Western Blot Stripping ... ... techniques - Examples of West...
...Ventral to the nerve root sleeve run the sinuvertebral nerves. ... The root cells are situated in the ventral and lateral gray horns and vary
... The root cells contribute their axons to the ventral roots of the spinal nerves ... Ventral root -cut preparations ... dorsal an...
...have beta thalassemia intermedia usually live into ... Thalassemias are not a single disorder but rather a group of genetic blood diseases that vary
widely in severity. ... Thalassemia can cause ineffective ... Answers to frequently asked questions about thalassemia , published by the Nationa...
...emen is to help sperm survive their ... Are you facing problems with conceiving on account of your semen volume? ... Semen volume in men may vary
normally depending on a number of factors including ... ...
...s as those that belong to Group III, Group IV or Group V of the Baltimore... Double-stranded (ds) RNA viruses are a diverse group of viruses that vary
widely in host range, genome segment number (one to twelve), and virion organization . Members of this group include the rotaviruses, known gl...
...all the various types of RNA editing ... Ralph Bock's site on C to U RNA editing in plant organelles ... The types of RNA editing vary
from. uridine (U) or cytidine (C) insertions and deletions ... tion in quite dramatic ways, a phenomenon known as RNA . editing . ... The RNA ...