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Experts Address State of HIV/AIDS Care in the Region Following Landmark Assessment Showing Widening Gaps in Social Services

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical and social service officials convened today at a briefing hosted by the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force (PATF) to discuss the results, implications and recommendations of the Southwestern PA Regional HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment study. The region's top HIV/AIDS...

African American-Owned Condom Company Fears the Widening AIDS Epidemic

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- When Kirk Manuel speaks, you hear anguish in his voice. You hear the heartbreak of a man who has see one too many members of his community impacted by HIV and AIDS. When Kirk Manuel speaks, you hear courage in his voice, too. You hear a man who bel...

The widening mortality gap between people with rheumatoid arthritis and the general population

An autoimmune inflammatory disease that takes a progressive toll on the heart, kidney and liver as well as the joints, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with a high risk of early death. This sobering fact is well known. Less is known about whether longevity has improved for RA patients ove...

LondonMet Keen on Widening Research Collaborations With India

Education experts from Britain feel that Indian universities are reluctant to go in for research collaborations though the quality // of state-run institutions in the country is better than in many Southeast Asian nations. And although India is an IT giant, there is still a great reluctance t...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

...itute. The Institute's findings appear in a new report, "Jammed access: widening the front door to healthcare" . To improve access without boosting the c...es, 2009 Survey of Physician Appointment Wait Times ; PWC, Jammed access: widening the front door to healthcare ...

New STAR Cranial Center of Excellence Offers Cutting-Edge Treatment to Central Florida Infants

...onal plagiocephaly, which is the flattening of one side of the head, as well as related conditions, such as brachycephaly, which is the flattening and widening of the back side of the head. Plagiocephaly can develop as a result of babies resting for prolonged periods in one position in an infant carr...

Tom's of Maine Invites Public Participation in 50 States for Good Program

...together can solve problems and make a meaningful impact in the world," said Rob Robinson, director of common good partnerships at Tom's of Maine. "By widening our efforts, and encouraging individuals to tell us what matters most to them, we feel like our support can have an even greater impact. To us, there'...

Orion Health Live at Harley Street Clinic

...ng in staff, growth and innovation. The development of a £70M cancer centre and recent expansion of the ICU to accommodate liver transplants is widening the number of complex procedures that the clinic undertakes. Mike Roberts, The London Clinic's IT Director, said they chose Rhapsody after an exh...

Stressed and Sedentary Lifestyles Increase as Recession Appears to Take its Toll on Britain's Health

...months. Commenting on the findings, Dr David Grainger, Senior Fellow, Cambridge University , said: "In just six months there has been a marked widening of the 'health gap' as lifestyle improvements evaporate. Replicated across the entire adult population of the UK, these findings suggest a staggering ...

The Female Health Company Reports 67% Increase in Second Quarter Earnings

...nancial results for the three and six months ended March 31, 2009 reflect the increasing impact of FC2 upon our operating results, as evidenced by the widening of the second quarter gross margin to 53% of net revenues from 42% in the prior-year quarter. FC2 accounted for 46% of unit sales for the six months e...
Widening in Medical Technology

New Studies Confirm Safety, Effectiveness of Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technology for Chronic Sinusitis

...us adverse events observed at any time point throughout the study. Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) technology is used to restore normal sinus drainage by widening constricted sinus passages with specially designed catheters and balloons. The technology has been used to treat over 40,000 patients since receiving ...

Researchers Use Magnetism to Target Cells to Animal Arteries

...cells into the stents. Patients with heart disease commonly receive metal stents in partially blocked blood vessels to improve blood flow, both by widening the vessels and delivering drugs. However, many stents fail over time as smooth muscle cells accumulate excessively on their surfaces and create new b...

Cytochroma Reports Positive Phase I Clinical Data for CTA018 Injection

...to grow rapidly with the increasing incidence of CKD. CKD is most frequently caused by diabetes or hypertension, both of which are consequences of the widening North American epidemic of obesity. About Cytochroma Inc. Cytochroma (www.cytochroma.com ) i...

SZ61/SZ51 Zoom Stereo Microscopes

Description:...ll as clarity, detail, and accurate color. Dependable, high-performance optics are central to the production of consistent, accurate results in todays widening range of biological microscopy applications....
Company:Olympus America Scientific

Collars, Exo-Static

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Company:AliMed, Inc.

Hand Extension Device

Description:... For diagnostic and operative treatment of hand and wrist bones. The use of this distraction device allows fracture reduction or widening of the space between bones....
Company:Stryker Leibinger Micro Implants

BD Beaver implant blade

Description:... BD Beaver implant blade, 5.1 mm, angled 45, bevel up. matte finish. Designed for widening the incision for lens implantation. Beaver implant blades put precision and control in your hands, sterile....
Company:BD Ophthalmics
Widening in Medical Definition

Artificial induction of immunity

...is generally beneficial. Since Pasteur provided support for a germ theory of infectious disease, we have increasingly induced immunity against a widening range of diseases to prevent the associated risks from the wild infections. It is hoped that further understanding of the molecular basis of immunity ...
Widening in Medical Dictionary

Vasoconstriction

...traction of the muscular wall of the vessels, particularly the large arteries, arterioles and veins. The process is the opposite of vasodilation, the widening of blood vessels. When blood vessels... User-generated article about fever, also known as pyrexia, a febrile response for unnatural changes ...

Vasodilation

... Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, particularly in the large arteries, smaller arterioles ...

Toxic megacolon

...th Resources, North Texas; Toxic megacolon Toxic megacolon is a life-threatening complication of other intestinal conditions that causes rapid widening ... Toxic megacolon occurs as a complication of inflammatory bowel disease, such as ... Therefore, most cases of toxic megacolon will re...

Inhalation anthrax

..., and even with aggressive antibiotic and ... Home page for all CDC anthrax information. Includes basic information as well as ... Mediastinal widening with inhalation anthrax (JAMA 1999:281:1735-1745) ... Inhalation or respiratory anthrax is an infectious disease caused by breathing ...

Episiotomy

...ess pain. ... Episiotomy is a procedure commonly performed on women in the United States. ... An episiotomy may help ensure a safe delivery by widening the vaginal opening. ... Episiotomy ... Episiotomy is a procedure where the skin between the vagina and the anus (the perineum) is cut. ...

Dilation

... Pupillary response, dilation of the pupil of the eye. Cervical dilation , the widening of the cervix in childbirth, miscarriage etc. ... Cervical dilation is the opening of the cervix, the entrance to the uterus, during childbi...

Diastole

...Bed&Breakfast. 276 Van Yahres Rd ... Information about diastole in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... diastole - the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions ... Normal ventricle will eject more than 50% of its blood volume in end diastole (a...

Bronchiectasis

... Involved bronchi are dilated,... Bronchiectasis is an irreversible widening (dilation) of portions of the ... Very severe cases of bronchiectasis , wh...c ... Bronchiectasis - Overview, Bronchiectasis is destruction and widening of the ... Cystic fibrosis causes about half of all bronchiectasis in the...

Broad nasal bridge

...ad nasal bridge . Broad nasal bridge , or widening of the base of the nose, ... It can be a normal fa...nt. Flu ... Broad nasal bridge is a relative widening of the bridge of ... Broad nasal ... Br...ad nasal bridge . Broad nasal bridge , or widening of the base of the nose, is a relative term. ... I...

Bronchi

...trachea, or windpipe and the bronchi . ... throat to the lungs) and the bronchi (bronchial tubes, air passages of the lungs) ... ... damage and widening of one or more of the large connecting bronchi (airways) ... Cystic - most severe and involves irreversible ballooning of the bronchi ... Fact...
Widening in Biological News

C. difficile spores spread superbug

...ctices primarily by dealing with patients who exhibit the symptoms of infection - including diarrhoea and fever. But today's publication suggests that widening the targets of infection control in hospitals, to include all patients receiving antibiotic treatment - although logistically complex - is worth inves...

A combined tooth-venom arsenal revealed as key to Komodo dragon's hunting strategy

... venom were also tested by the team and found to be similar to that of the gila monster and many snakes which cause a severe loss in blood pressure by widening blood vessels, thereby inducing shock in a victim. These findings may explain the observations by Dr Fry and others that Komodo Dragon prey become sti...

Komodo even more deadly than thought: Research

...t the toxin was similar to that of the Gila monster and many snakes. The venom causes a severe loss in blood pressure by preventing blood clotting and widening blood vessels, thus inducing shock in a victim. The researchers also examined fossils of the giant extinct dragon relative Varanus megalania and ...

Transportation fuels of the future: Nottingham leads the way

...ubs are contributing around 7m of the funding. The Centre's research activities will encompass many different stages of bioenergy production, from widening the range of materials that can be the starting point for bioenergy to improving the crops used by making them grow more efficiently to changing plant...

Biggest ever public investment in bioenergy to help provide clean, green and sustainable fuels

...ubs are contributing around 7M of the funding. The Centre's research activities will encompass many different stages of bioenergy production, from widening the range of materials that can be the starting point for bioenergy to improving the crops used by making them grow more efficiently to changing plant...

SVOX Acquires Speech Processing Unit of Siemens AG, Expands Into Speech Recognition and Speech Dialog

...hnology leadership. The enlarged company will have a commanding market share in speech solutions for premium cars. "By this acquisition SVOX is widening its portfolio of best-of-breed speech products," Mr. Jantzen noted. "We are now in a position to offer complete speech solutions that are highly optim...

Stevens receives $25,000 grant from the Engineering Information Foundation

...eering and Science Education. "Employers increasingly demand that engineers be able to communicate their ideas, innovations and projects to an ever widening non-technical audience," said Professor Sinnreich-Levi. "Stevens' WCI program, already fostering the communications skills of student engineers, wante...

Light pollution offers new global measure of coral reef health

...re co-edited a book on the subject called "Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting." Since then, Longcore has been at the forefront of widening interest in light pollution and its effects on human and environmental health. (For example, National Geographic's cover story this month is on light ...

Alpine rivers hold important clues for preserving biodiversity and coping with climate change

...oodplains in cases where space is available but past management has severed such links. However, it is also important that river flows can sustain the widening and that this process is applied at different sites along rivers to maintain upstream to downstream connections between affected sites if sustainable ...

SAGE and Hindawi announce landmark open access agreement

... that places SAGE as the largest academic publisher to develop a collection of Gold Open Access journals, marking the companys continued investment in widening access to important scholarly research. SAGE is the worlds fifth largest journal publisher, with over 485 journals in the humanities, social sciences,...
Widening in Biological Technology

InformexUSA 2009 Opens to Strong Attendance

...ment team to develop programming that will be helpful to an increasingly broad spectrum of business functions in the chemical industry serving an ever widening range of end-use markets - while at the same time maintaining the high quality networking that is the heritage of the event. "Building networks and sh...

Transave, Inc. Secures $12.5 Million in New Financing

...Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also agreed to the company's plans to expand this trial into the United States. Bronchiectasis is the permanent widening of the bronchi (the large tubes which begin at the bottom of the trachea and branch into the lungs). Individuals with bronchiectasis are vulnerable to...

As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others

...er industrialized countries," she says. "Instead, it must be universally advanced by developed and developing countries alike to prevent an increased widening of already huge difference in global health care quality." Says Prof. Daar, the project's principal investigator, a professor of public health sc...

NIST/NIH micromagnets show promise as colorful 'smart tags' for magnetic resonance imaging

...p in between. Researchers create a customized magnetic field for each tag by making it from particular materials and tweaking the geometry, perhaps by widening the gap between the discs or changing the discs' thickness or diameter. As water in a sample flows between the discs, protons acting like twirling bar...

StemCor Systems, Inc. Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Bone Marrow Aspiration Platform

...on-union fractures, also commonly utilize the patient's own bone marrow. More recently, marrow-derived cells are showing promise in the treatment of a widening array of diseases and conditions. About Regenerative Medicine Regenerative medicine focuses on the ability to repair or regenerate damaged, diseas...

Researchers use magnetism to target cells to animal arteries

... cells into the stents. Patients with heart disease commonly receive metal stents in partially blocked blood vessels to improve blood flow, both by widening the vessels and delivering drugs. However, many stents fail over time as smooth muscle cells accumulate excessively on their surfaces and create new b...

Knowledge Management: The Key to Success for Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Companies

...ies have performed bold strategic moves. One of these moves is to outsource elements of the R&D value chain through collaborative relationships with a widening field of players, such as dedicated biotechnology firms, contract research organizations, university laboratories, and other pharmaceutical companies....

Theres a surprising, and positive, side to the offshore jobs debate

... 100 people. Newby argued that offshoring and flawed trade pacts, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement, are hurting American workers and widening the gap between rich and poor in the United States and abroad. At the same time, Newby didnt call for protectionist barriers against trade he simply ...

Biodiversity threatened as forests become 'islands' of green, UW professor says

...sea of new houses, a UW-Madison forestry researcher reports at the 90th annual Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting in Montreal, Canada. The widening circle of development around forests such as the Cleveland National Forest in Southern California is serving to block natural corridors, or wild "high...

Consumer, business technologies face same challenges

...ed. "Simplify" This is the challenge I put to you today. How can we make computing more simple for the mass of individuals who represent new and widening markets for the products this industry creates? I'm not suggesting that anyone "dumb down" technology. Quite the opposite. I'm suggesting that as we s...
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