Matrixx Initiatives Confirms Voluntary Recall of Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs
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recalls as Class I, II, or III on the basis of
the degree of risk it believes the product presents to the consumer.
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McKesson Medical-Surgical Selects DataLens System to Automate Product Data Mastering
...d Data Mastering -- the process of getting data 'right' and keeping it 'right' -- as a plug-in to existing systems or processes. Semantic recognition classifies
and standardizes data irrespective of format or source and delivers it back in a format compliant with enterprise data standards. This approach has b...
BioTech Firm Decodes Current Swine Flu BioMarkers
... "functional and energy medicine" classification as defined by the National Institute of Health. The Vocal Profiling process identifies and classifies
relevant frequency and amplitude patterns of acoustic waves contained in a recording of the human voice. The above patterns are then assigned numerica...
Biodesix Advances the Field of Personalized Medicine With the Launch of VeriStrat(R)
...lyzes proteins instead of genes, or the phenotype instead of the genotype. Using break-through technology to analyze a simple blood sample, VeriStrat classifies
patients with different profiles providing oncologists with important information for managing their lung cancer patients," noted David Brunel, Biodes...
Jordan's fossil water source has high radiation levels
...id and liquid residues that would have to be handled and disposed of as low-level radioactive waste.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies
radium as a Group-A carcinogenic material, which means exposure to it could cause cancer.
Physicians ask EPA, 'Antibiotics to cure sick apples, or sick children?'
...ntibiotic-resistant infections rise across the country, effective drugs like gentamicin become increasingly valuable. The Food and Drug Administration classifies
gentamicin as, "highly important." The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently bans its use on imported fruits and vegetables and EPA official...
New Test Identifies Heavy Drinkers
...20 blood chemistry levels and compares the subject's test results to data from more than 1,700 heavy and light drinkers in a database.
The database classifies
heavy drinkers as men reporting more than five drinks a day or women having more than four drinks a day.
A presentation about the test and its effe...
Topical oral syrup prevents early childhood caries
...e administered in the form of chewing gum, lozenges, or syrup. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has
approved xylitol's use in food since 1963 and classifies
the substance as safe.
According to researchers, at the end of the trial nearly 76% of the children in the study group were caries-free, compared
Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference
...ors about their progress increases. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, an organization that recommends guidelines for primary care in the U.S, classifies
two provider contacts with patients as intensive. A study by NiCole Keith, associate professor in the Department of Physical Education at Indiana Univ...
Patient Safety Authority Issues Annual Report for 2007
...porting an event to the Authority, a facility uses a
classification system or "taxonomy" to characterize the occurrence they are
reporting. A facility classifies
a report by identifying what PA-PSRS
defines as the "Event Type." The Event Type essentially answers the most
basic question about an occurrence: "Wha...
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Ipsogen Reports Incorporation of the Genomic Grade in the 2009 St. Gallen International Consensus Meeting on the Primary Treatment of Early Breast Cancer
...e (AOL), use grade in their risk calculation.
Tumoral grade is currently assessed by histological methods such as the
Elston-Ellis score, which classifies
tumors into 3 grade categories of
growing potential for proliferation. Grade 2, which represents a substantial
percentage of tumors (30-60%), has limi...
Rosetta Genomics Announces Commercial Availability of its First MicroRNA-Based Diagnostic Test; Will Host Teleconference to Discuss Launch of Future Tests
specificity, will enable doctor and patient to adjust expectations, and
answer a real unmet medical need."
miRview(TM) squamous classifies
non-small cell lung carcinoma samples
into two histological groups: cancers of squamous histology, and non-squamous
cancers. The test leverages propri...
Columbia University Medical Center and Rosetta Genomics Announce Columbia University's Submission of the First Cancer Diagnostic Test Based on Rosetta Genomics Proprietary MicroRNA Technology for Approval to the New York State Department of Health Clinica
..., President and CEO
of Rosetta Genomics.
The test, performed on a sample of the patient's tumor and validated by
Columbia University Medical Center, classifies
squamous cell carcinoma of
the lung with specificity of 90 percent and sensitivity of 96 percent. This
is the first test utilizing microRNAs' unique s...
Hematology Analyzers Simple, Sophisticated Technology Serving All Patients
...mmature cells. Some hematology analyzers now use flow cytometry labels, lasers, and detectors to distinguish cell populations. This powerful technique classifies
immature or atypical cells, which can have deceptively similar appearance in stained blood films, based upon known cell-surface markers. Because the n...
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Quality Module QS I
Description:... The Quality Module QS I evaluates and classifies
the quality and quantity of centrifuged serum samples. The System analyses the tube, volume and cap and recognizes if a sample contains hemolytic, lip...
Company:PVT LabSystems LLC
S/5 Arrhythmia Workstation
Description:...tients. It connects to Datex-Ohmeda Network and supports advanced arrhythmia analysis for up to 16 beds.
The S/5 Arrhythmia Workstation detects and classifies
more than 20 different advanced arrhythmias. Up to 999 arrhytmia events per patient can be stored and reviewed. Optional full disclosure provides 24-h...
iQ®200 Urinalysis System
Microscopy: Microscopy performed by host query for orders or reflexed from chemistry results
Auto-Particle Recognition (APR™) counts and classifies
12 particles: RBC, WBC, WBC clumps, Squamous epithelial cells, Non-squamous epithelial cells, Hyaline casts, Unclassified Casts, Crystals, Yeast, Bact...
iQ®200 Automated Urine Microscopy Analyzer
Features:...iew is large enough to image complete casts and epithelial cell sheets.
A CCD digital camera captures five hundred frames per sample.
APR software classifies
each image into one of 12 categories: RBCs, WBCs, WBC Clumps, Hyaline Casts, Unclassified Casts, Squamous Epithelial Cells, Non-squamous Epithelial Ce...
Features:...e reproducible, standardized capabilities for semen analysis.
Easy-to-use, computerized, Electro-optical device.
Objectively and quickly grades, classifies
and screens semen samples.
Hard copy analysis report in under 75 seconds.
Itemized results adhere to individual and derived parameters such as W...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics
classifies in Medical Dictionary
...acid range from Caution to Danger (5) ... Boric acid has long been used as a very effective treatment for vaginal infections. ... The USEPA classifies
boric acid as low to very low in toxicity for skin ... Forget about insecticides. None that I know work completely. You get infested ... Bo...
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New, automated tool successfully classifies and relates proteins in unprecedented way
For the first time, researchers have
automatically grouped fluorescently tagged proteins from
high-resolution images of cells. This technical feat opens a new way to
identify disease proteins and drug targets by helping to show which
proteins cluster together inside a cell.
The approach, developed ...
Underwater microscope helps prevent shellfish poisoning along Gulf Coast of Texas
... in the water and photographs them. The images and data are relayed back to a shore-based laboratory, where specially developed software automatically classifies
the plankton into taxonomic groups.
It is very satisfying to find that a technology we developed as a research tool can be so effective for protec...
Mass vaccination unnecessary in the event of a large bioterrorist US smallpox attack
...occurring disease, the virus still exists in two approved laboratories in the United States and Russia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifies
it as a "Category A" agent, presenting the greatest potential threat for harming public health if developed and used as a bioterrorist agent.
Human trial proves ricin vaccine safe, induces neutralizing antibodies; further tests planned
...in could be used for terrorism. Indeed, there have been several incidents in recent years involving the toxin in the United States and Europe. The CDC classifies
ricin as a "Category B" biological agent, which means it is "relatively easy to disseminate."
DOR BioPharma has received an exclusive license for R...
Analysis Of Human Genome To Predict The Development Of Illnesses
...varre University and known as GARBAN (Genomic Analysis for Rapid Biological Annotation), carries out the following process: firstly, it hierarchically classifies
all known genes and proteins according to their molecular function, molecular composition and biological process. With the unknown ones, they are logg...
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Pathway Diagnostics Announces Commercial Availability of Second Generation SensiTrop(TM) II Molecular HIV Co-receptor Tropism Assay
... SensiTrop II accurately classifies
Dual/Mixed tropic HIV patients with samples provided by Pfizer.
MALIBU, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathway Diagnostics annou...
Medical device industry growing in importance in Midwest
...e usually about one-third to one-half as long as that of drugs.
The FDA hurdles for a device approval are much less than that of a drug.
The FDA classifies
medical devices to assess a level of scrutiny required by the FDA before the device can be introduced into the marketplace using a class system: Class...
Midwest called next 'biotech hotbed'
...ng sectors," Burrill added.
"While it is difficult to get an accurate picture of the true biotechnology industry in the Midwest because every state classifies
life science companies in different ways, there is plenty of ongoing activity:
Economic and political leaders in the Midwest have targeted the lif...
Healthcare software addresses "90 million" misclassified Americans
....3 percent as suburban, 45.9 percent as rural.
In contrast, Census Bureau statistics, which Quest has leveraged in developing its access function, classifies
68.4 percent as urban, 10.7 percent as suburban, and 20.9 percent as rural. The Census Bureau numbers are almost identical to Quest's breakdown.
Business Worst Practices: A new best seller?
...h as to their clear focus on how things really are.
In Ringer's book, he classifies
people into three types - Type One, Two, and Three. In O'Leary's book, he classifies
people into four types named after the title. Both books provide some prett...
classifies in Biological Definition
...ped a nomenclature for enzymes, the EC numbers ; each enzyme is described by a sequence of four numbers, preceded by "EC". The first number broadly classifies
the enzyme based on its mechanism:
EC 1 Oxidoreductases : catalyze oxidation /reduction reactions
EC 2 Transferases : transfer a funct...
...embedded from social relations and thus objective and universal. The most well-known and widely used scientific taxonomy is Linnaean taxonomy which classifies
living things and originated with Carolus Linnaeus . This taxonomic system is accessible from the article evolutionary tree .
A recent neologism, ...
classifies in Biological Dictionary
...hat has RNA as its genetic material. This nucleic acid is usually single-stranded RNA (ssRNA) but may be double-stranded RNA (dsRNA). The ICTV classifies
RNA viruses 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 ...
... Cladistics is a form of biological systematics which classifies
living organisms on the basis of shared ancestry. It can be distinguished from other taxonomic systems, such as phenetics, by its focus on evolutionar...