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MicroRNA regulation of tumor-killing viruses avoids unwanted viral pathology

Scientists have determined how to produce replication-competent viruses with key toxicities removed, providing a new platform for development of improved cancer treatments and better vaccines for a broad range of viral diseases. Cellular microRNA molecules regulate the stability of mRNA in diff...

Penn study identifies how ebola virus avoids the immune system

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have likely found one reason why the Ebola virus is such a powerful, deadly, and effective virus. Using a cell culture model for Ebola virus infection, they have discovered that the virus disables a cellular protei...

MALO CLINIC Avoids Capital Expense and Gains Scalability with Hosted Unified Communications

MALO CLINIC, a prestigious international healthcare and wellness center, will implement the C4 IP™ hosted VoIP and hosted unified communications solution from Cypress Communications®. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 18, 2008 -- MALO CLINIC, a prestigious internat...

French 'euthanasia Doctor' Avoids Jail

A French court has handed down a one-year suspended jail sentence to a doctor who prescribed a fatal overdose of potassium chloride to a terminally ill cancer patient.// Doctor Laurence Tramois, 35, and nurse Chantal Chanel, 40, had been prosecuted for poisoning Paulette Druais, a 65-year-old w...

Vaginal massage during pregnancy avoids Episiotomy procedure

Professor Michael Beckmann and his colleagues have reported in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews that massage technique to the lower genital tract reduces// the surgical procedure such as Episiotomy during birthing process. Episiotomy is a surgical procedure done in the perineum in t...

Bird flu drug avoids blood vessel leakage

Researchers from University of Chicago are developing drugs which help in the prevention of bird flu infection destroying the lungs by developing mechanisms which helps// in maintaining the lung from infection and also immune suppress the infection to avoid inflammatory cells produced by the cytoki...

Efforts by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Physician Practices Help Michigan Become a Leading Adopter of E-prescribing

...teractions, drug allergies and dosing issues. E-prescribing also may reduce time spent by pharmacy staff to make callbacks to doctors' offices, and it avoids paper waste. More than 1 million prescriptions have been handled by the BCBSM program. Current volume is about 130,000 prescriptions per month...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

... impaired. The AOA recommends that parents contact their doctor of optometry if their child frequently: Loses place while reading avoids close work Tends to rub eyes Has headaches Turns or tilts head Makes frequent reversals when reading or writing Uses fin...

Holy Family Memorial Health Network Bolsters Patient Care Quality and Safety in Achieving Stage 6 on HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model(SM) Scale

...sive IT outsourcing performance in 2005. CareTech earned 100-percent scores in each of the "business indicator" categories of Would You Buy it Again, avoids Nickel-and-Diming , Keeps all Promises, Services Delivered within Budget/Cost and Would You Recommend to a Friend/Peer. Information Technol...

Top Healthcare Magazine Awards Carefx Client '2009 IT Project of the Year'

...ered LARHIX high security, real-time access, rapid deployment, and the opportunity for hospitals to choose their own EMR systems. With Carefx, LARHIX avoids conflicts over data ownership and data integrity and saves time by not developing and maintaining complex duplicate databases," said Andrew Hurd, Chai...
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AcelRx Announces Positive Phase 2 Results from a Study of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTabs in Treating Post-Operative Pain

...-invasive patient-controlled analgesia and maximize patient satisfaction with post-operative pain management. The ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System avoids many of the limitations of IV PCA approaches by providing a non-invasive, pre-programmed, handheld PCA solution. The handheld component of ARX-01 allo...

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, the Most Common Childhood Cancer, Is Curable Without Preventive Cranial Radiation

... Mary Relling, Pharm.D., chair of the St. Jude Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and senior author of the paper. "Personalized therapy that we use avoids over- or under-treatment to maximize the cure rate while preventing excessive toxicity." The researchers reported that this therapy produced a p...

AcelRx Initiates a Phase 2 Study to Evaluate Functionality of Its ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System

...-invasive patient-controlled analgesia and maximize patient satisfaction with post-operative pain management. The ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System avoids many of the limitations of IV PCA approaches by providing a non-invasive, pre-programmed, handheld PCA solution. The handheld component of ARX-01 all...

New Study Proves Multiple Births From IVF Can Be Avoided

...ay in Southern California, researchers at Shady Grove Fertility Center point to their recently published study proving that a fertility treatment that avoids multiples is equally effective and preferred by patients when cost is not a factor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090203/DC66439L...

Study Shows ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems and Lancing Devices Are Least Painful

...CU-CHEK lancing devices also offer 11 depth settings, so patients can find a lancing depth to match their skin type. This customized depth penetration avoids painful nerve endings. And high-quality ACCU-CHEK lancets use comfortable, thin 28- and 30-gauge lancets with beveled tips. Lower-quality lancets use ...

Nplate(TM) (Romiplostim) Receives Positive Opinion for Marketing Authorisation in the European Union

...ddress an unmet medical need for thousands of patients in the European Union as it is a unique treatment option that increases platelet production and avoids immune suppression in adult chronic ITP patients," said Willard Dere, M.D., senior vice president and international chief medical officer at Amgen. ...

Mpex Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on MP-376 in Cystic Fibrosis

...linical results demonstrate that MP-376 has potent activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) infection under a wide array of conditions, avoids resistance development when used at high concentrations achievable with aerosol dosing and has anti-inflammatory properties in pulmonary tissues in ad...

Stallergenes: New Study VO 56 Highly Positive Results Conducted in an Allergen Challenge Chamber

...ssment tool for clinical development is confirmed. The Allergen Challenge Chamber (ACC) offsets the unpredictability of the pollen season, and thereby avoids the variable nature of pollens and patient exposure and facilitates follow up. About oralair(R) Grasses Oralair(R) Grasses is a fast-dissolving ta...

Emisphere Presents Dramatic Clinical Evidence Demonstrating New Approach to Vitamin B12 Supplementation

...itamin B12 and a potential new avenue for addressing the problems with B12 supplementation. As demonstrated by the data, the Eligen(R) B12 formulation avoids the normal specialized absorption process that limits absorption of Vitamin B12 from current formulations. "By circumventing the current absorption ...

Disc Motion Technologies Announces First Human Implants of True TSMS(TM) Device

... PDS in a 46-year old female patient went very well," said Dr. Kaptanoglu. "The familiar posterior surgical approach used to implant the True TSMS(TM) avoids the potential dangers of vascular complications as seen with devices using an anterior approach thus leading to better patient outcomes." Tai Friese...
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QuantiGene 2.0 RNA Quantification System

Description:...olecules from a variety of sample types without RNA purification or target amplification. By measuring RNA directly from crude cell lysates, the assay avoids variations or errors inherent to extraction and amplification of target sequences. The probe set used in the system produces gene-silencing assays for...
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Surgicutt Bleeding Time Devices

Description:...features a surgical blade that produces a uniform incision, not a puncture, improving reproducibility of test results. The standardized incision depth avoids deep cuts, and assures an incision well above the concentrated pain fibers. In addition, the clean, surgical incision minimizes skin trauma and scarri...
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Monarc™ Subfascial Hammock

Description:...s SUI by supporting the urethra during abdominal stress events, such as sneezing, coughing or laughing. Monarc's outside-to-in transobturator approach avoids the retropubic space.Monarc's transobturator approach and knitted, polypropylene mesh create a hammock-shaped midurethral sling. It helps maintain con...
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In-Fast™ Ultra Transvaginal Sling

Description:...s a minimally invasive treatment for female stress urinary incontinence. A concomitant repair surgery can be performed at the same time. This approach avoids an abdominal incision.To place a sling, the In-Fast Ultra inserter is used to drive two small titanium bone screws into the posterior aspect of the pu...
Company:AMS

GORE SEAMGUARD® Staple Line Reinforcement Material

Description:...inert, biocompatible, ePTFE material requires no pretreatment and is non-biological. It is easy to load and fire and the material's uniform thickness avoids incomplete staple closure. GORE SEAMGUARD Staple Line Reinforcement Material is also the ideal solution to bleeding problems associated with gastric ...
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Lyra-i Laser System

Description:...afety and efficacy. The unique flat beam profile consistently delivers energy in the therapeutic range to all targeted structures. The Lyra-I uniquely avoids high peak powers ensuring patient safety. All Lyra-I patients are protected by patented continuous parallel contact cooling that protects the epidermi...
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VNS Therapy System

Description:... seizures of 31.3%, 40.7%, and 40.4% at 1, 2, and 3 years, respectively.1 Moreover, VNS Therapy offers a unique and favorable side effect profile that avoids cerebral toxicity.2 Quality-of-life improvements have also been observed in patients using VNS Therapy. Long-term continuation rates suggest that ...
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IOL Manipulator - Formed

Description:... IOL choppers for positioning intraocular lenses. Blunt tip avoids damage to intraocular lenses. Formed 10mm from tip. For .20mm diameter holes and larger....
Company:Hurricane Medical

IOL Manipulator - Sinskey

Description:... IOL choppers for positioning intraocular lenses. Blunt tip avoids damage to intraocular lenses. For .20mm diameter holes and larger....
Company:Hurricane Medical

IOL Manipulator - Lester

Description:... IOL choppers for positioning intraocular lenses. Blunt tip avoids damage to intraocular lenses. .25mm diameter tip. Angles 45 degrees, 10mm from tip....
Company:Hurricane Medical
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Umbilical cord

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Hyperuricemia

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Gastric bypass

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How your body clock avoids hitting the snooze button

Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered a new part of the mechanism which allows our bodyclocks to reset themselves on a molecular level. Circadian clocks regulate the daily fluctuations of many physiological and behavioural aspects in life, and are synchronised with o...

Embryonic selection of sex avoids conceiving blind children

The Assisted Reproduction Unit at the Quirón Hospital in Donostia-San Sebastián has managed, for the first time in the Basque Country, to successfully carry out an embryonic sex selection in a woman who is a carrier of the disease Retinosis Pigmentaria, linked with the X chromosome ?in order to avo...

Methods for gene transfer in stem cells featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

... about recombination, immune responses and other safety issues. DNA transposons offer an effective, alternative method for nonviral gene transfer that avoids the safety concerns associated with viral vectors. Use of the "Sleeping Beauty Transposon System for Stable Gene Expression in Mouse Embryonic Stem Ce...

Spallation Neutron Source sees first target replacement

...NS's power more slowly--to give experiments that are already being conducted more stable beam time. Replacing the target during the maintenance outage avoids interruptions of experiments. With a maximum design beam power of 1.4 megawatts, the SNS has been routinely operating at just under 500 kilowatts. ...

Ovarian transplantation: New technique gives greatly improved results in this delicate operation

.... Sherman Silber, Director of the St. Louis Infertility Centre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, said that freezing tissue by the vitrification method, which avoids ice formation, meant that oocyte (egg) viability was almost identical with that seen in fresh oocytes. Dr. Silber and colleagues used standard viab...

Details of bacterial 'injection' system revealed

...scientists hone in on the structure hinted at by the other techniques. STEM also allows only good, intact molecules to be selected for analysis, which avoids errors inherent in bulk measures of mixtures of intact and broken complexes, a problem that may have affected previous analyses. "Our reconstructio...

Biolex presents Locteron US Phase 2a hepatitis C data at EASL

...ortantly, Locteron's controlled-release mechanism results in the gradual release of interferon alpha 2b to patients over the duration of two weeks and avoids the early peak plasma levels of the active interferon that characterize the pegylated interferons and Albuferon. This controlled-release mechanism is ...

Creating ideal neural cells for clinical use

... neural precursor cells limits the plasticity of the cells, can introduce mutations and may lead to the expression of oncogenes. The Terskikh protocol avoids this by using efficient conversion of hESCs into primary neuroepithelial cells without the extensive passaging. The scientists were able to rapid...

GEN reports biomanufacturers target a fully disposable process stream

... no surprise that bioprocess disposables are rapidly gaining in popularity within the industry as their use minimizes expensive validation studies and avoids many costly sterilization and cleaning procedures," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of GEN. The largest hurdles remaining relate to disposable ...

Researchers piggyback to safer reprogrammed stem cells

...specialised cells into iPS cells. Now Austin Smith and his team report in the journal Development ( http://dev.biologists.org/ ) an approach that avoids the use of such viruses. They successfully persuaded partly specialised mouse cells, called Epi-stem cells, to reprogram into iPS cells using a single...
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Biotech Avoids Fall Out From Tough Quarter for Capital Markets

SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The biotech industry came through a very turbulent first quarter relatively unscathed with the Burrill Biotech Select Index, a price-weighted index tracking 20 of biotech's "blue chip" companies, finishing unchanged compared to the Dow, which closed...

Patent Attorney John Rizvi Speaks at FIME International Medical Expo

...nyone else from making, using, selling, or importing competing products in their market. This allows a patent holder to maintain monopoly pricing and avoids the product becoming a commodity," said Rizvi. Patents for medical device companies have become increasingly important as more competitors fr...

Spanish Government Selects Novavax's VLP Technology for Comprehensive Flu Vaccine Solution in Spain

...n of our unique in-border vaccine supply offering. This influenza vaccine supply solution consisting of our VLP technology and portable manufacturing avoids the use of chicken eggs, creates vaccines for emerging strains faster, and promises less expensive, in-border manufacturing capacity. We continue to ...

Swine Flu a Reminder: Using Hand Sanitizers Like Remi-D Helps Fight Infection

... No Alcohol, All-Natural Formula avoids Pitfalls of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30 /PRNews...nitizer, kills 99.99% of germs with an innovative and healthy approach that avoids the drawbacks of many products. Convenient to use, easy on the hands and fr...

Scientists moving closer to 'artificial noses'

...ingle molecule. It also makes it harder to distinguish the different signals from differently oscillating strings. The newly developed method now avoids these difficulties. Quirin Unterreithmeier, Dr. Eva Weig and Professor Jrg Kotthaus of the Center for NanoScience (CeNS), the Faculty of Physics of LM...

Neuralstem Receives Final Notice of Allowance for New Stem Cell Immortalization Technology Patent

...atural mitotic (growth) limits of cells from a particular region. Equally important, this technology is a next-generation immortalization process that avoids the harmful effects of traditional immortalization methods, which have invariably resulted in uncontrolled growth. Our technology provides the necessa...

ICON Opens Full Service Central Laboratory in India

...nagement and testing to final data transfer, adhere to our stringent global quality standards. We also offer a test menu that is second to none, which avoids the need to export samples and makes ICON a one-stop-shop for clients looking to conduct complex clinical trials in India." ICON has also appointed ...

RainDance Technologies Delivers RDT 1000, Sequence Enrichment Solution to The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

...ilizes a library of PCR primers in droplets enabling the amplification of hundreds to thousands of genomic loci in a single tube. The RainStorm format avoids the limitations of traditional multiplex hybridization and amplification technologies. RainDance's solution minimizes process-induced bias or error an...

RainDance Technologies Delivers RDT 1000, Sequence Enrichment Solution to JCVI

...ilizes a library of PCR primers in droplets enabling the amplification of hundreds to thousands of genomic loci in a single tube. The RainStorm format avoids limitations of traditional multiplex hybridization and amplification technologies. The RainDance solution minimizes process-induced bias or error and ...

New knowledge about thermoelectric materials could give better energy efficiency

...B. Iversen, Professor at iNANO at the University of rhus. The new knowledge can also contribute to the development of new cooling methods, so that one avoids the most common, but very environmentally damaging greenhouse gas (R-134a). All of which is a gain for the environment. In the Nature Materials ...
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INTERFERin from Polyplus Transfection

Description:... 90 % silencing efficiency at 1 nM siRNA in a wide variety of adherent and primary cells with excellent cell viability. Using low siRNA concentrations avoids unwanted toxic and off-target (non-specific) effects observed when transfecting siRNA at higher concentrations, thereby allowing accurate and reliable...
Company:Polyplus Transfection
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