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School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

But that could change if fall outbreak proves more severe, government says FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The school closures that swept across the United States last spring during the emergence of the H1N1 swine flu needn't be repeated this fall, according to new guidelines issued...

Controversial New Pool & Spa Safety Act Will Create Public Pool Closures Nationwide

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Most of the 300,000 public pools and spas in the U.S. are required to close on December 19, 2008 according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) if they do not comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (the Act). Th...

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and American Society of Plastic Surgeons Offer Patient Advisory for those Affected by Fig LipoDissolve Closures

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to recent reports of the Fig LipoDissolve Centers going into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) offers the following advice to patients cur...

Deliberation on hospital closures

According to an article in this week’s British Medical Journal, the doctors must contemplate the subject of hospital closures//. General practitioner, Richard Lehman writes that this matter in spite of becoming a major news has never been debated on national level in the profession. Over th...

West to Host 2009 Second Quarter Conference Call

... About West West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

Community Hospitals: Dying Breed or Community Cornerstone?

...ospital reimbursement, reduced revenues and rising costs squeezed profits or caused losses for many -- triggering financial deterioration and hospital closures impacting hundreds of communities since 2000. Viewing soaring costs and reduced reimbursements as symptoms rather than causes of the problem...

West Acquires Drug Delivery Assets From Plastef Investissements SA

... About West West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

Who Says Negatives Can't Be Positive?

...lood. But with schools closed for the summer and workers away on vacation, there are far fewer people available to donate blood. H1N1 related school closures in late spring meant the loss of hundreds of blood donations, and recession-related layoffs and business closings continue to constrain access to avai...

Commercial Medical and Pharmacy Benefit Enrollment Down in New York

...in New York at a higher rate than most other states." In some states, insurers are able to retain some business lost through layoffs and business closures with sales to the individual market, but that sector is less of a factor in New York. State rules regarding medical underwriting make prices for indiv...

West Pharmaceutical Services to Present at the 2009 UBS Global Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference

...maceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...
Closures in Medical Technology

HEALTHPOINT-Sponsored Venous Leg Ulcer Clinical Trial Enrolls First Subject for Second Phase II Study

...e between 2 cm2 and 12 cm2 in area at presentation. The study will assess both the time to complete wound closure and the proportion of complete wound closures in each cohort. It is designed to determine the effectiveness of two cell concentrations and two dosing frequencies of HP802-247 when combined with st...

Healthpoint Initiates Phase II, Dose-Finding Study to Evaluate Effectiveness of a Unique Cell Based Therapy in Venous Leg Ulcers

...at 25 investigational centers in the United States. The study will assess both the time to complete wound closure and the proportion of complete wound closures in each cohort. Venous leg ulcers are increasingly common and costly, and are often a cause of prolonged suffering for patients. These wounds can...

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Appoints New Director

...maceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...
Closures in Medical Products

Face & Chin Compression - Adjustable

Description:... Adjustable Velcro© closures at crown and behind the neck distinguish this immediate post-op face and chin garment for maximum support and compression....
Company:Rainey Compressions Essentials

9000 Series with Zippers - 1st Stage

Description:... CDI creates a smoother fit in the abdominal area for the taller, high waisted patient. The padded continuous hook and eye closures extend the full length of the leg, and the extra strong, yet very thin zipper opens the garment completely. Details such as a reinforced open crotch, ...
Company:Contemporary Design Inc.

Female Bra Vest

Description:... This CDI original designed Bra Vest incorporates Velcro® adjustable side closures to provide maximum compression to the patients breast, upper abdomen, upper and lower back....
Company:Contemporary Design Inc.

Decapping System DS 800

Description:... The Decapping System DS 800 selectively removes closures from various sample tubes with different caps and aligns the barcode towards the rack opening in one run. The Decapping Module DS 800 is often integra...
Company:PVT LabSystems LLC

Z-Band QuickClip

Description:... Durable, secure, direct thermal wristband ideal for positive patient identification and entertainment venue patron admissions. Its clip closures provide a secure seal, with five colors plus white for color coding. Designed specifically for use with Zebra printers for peak performance. Print hig...
Company:Zebra Technologies Corporation

ClozeX Needleless Wound Closure Device

Description:... ClozeX Wound closures represent a needleless, intuitive approach to closure and healing of surgical incisions, excisions and traumatic lacerations. The transparent, coaptiv...
Company:Clozex Medical, LLC

Foam Cervical Collar

Description:...Collar is medium-firm density. Breathable. Deeply anatomically contoured. Natural color, 100% cotton stockinette-covered for comfort. 2" hook and loop closures are another mark of quality....
Company:AliMed, Inc.

HD Walker Short

Description:...t walker features a non-skid rocker outsole with a cushioned EVA innersole. The low profile design minimizes leg length discrepancy. Three hook & loop closures with D-rings makes strapping quick and easy. Steel uprights are widere between the struts to accomodate swollen ankle and bulky bandaging. Designed fo...
Company:Health Design

HD Walker Tall

Description:... walker features a non-skid rocker outsole with a cushioned EVA innersole. The low profile design minimizes leg length discrepancies. Five hook & loop closures with D-rings makes strapping quick and easy. Steel uprights are wider between the struts to accomodate swollen ankles and extra bandaging. This extra ...
Company:Health Design

Front Closing Special Procedure Apron Lead Free

Description:...comfortable wear without fatigue. Made to flex with every body movement, our front closing special procedure apron comes with three easy access Velcro closures that make it a cinch to put on and remove....
Company:Wolf X-ray Corporation
Closures in Medical Dictionary

Cranial sutures

...tures may ossify (turn to bone) completely. ... from Cranial Suture closures ... Cranial sutures are fibrous bands of tissue that connect the ...e of which are fused in ... Age at Death Estimation from Cranial Suture closures ... ... are held together by strong, fibrous, elastic tissues called c...
Closures in Biological News

NOAA report finds threats to California's Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuary

...rt notes that populations of rockfish, salmon, some seabird species, and leatherback sea turtles that use the sanctuary are depleted, but that fishery closures are helping to rebuild depleted fish stocks. The report indicates that additional research is needed about contaminants and invasive species. While...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

...mong the impoverished fishers in developing countries" says co-author Dr. Tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "In areas where fishery closures are impractical, managers don't have many options and haven't been able to do much but watch the reef die and often not recover." "Selective gear ...

Help for climate-stressed corals

...mong the impoverished fishers in developing countries" says co-author Dr. Tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "In areas where fishery closures are impractical, managers don't have many options and haven't been able to do much but watch the reef die and often not recover." "Selective gear ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

...een taste. With the wine industry still searching for a way of reducing MP levels, the scientists decided to look at the effects of wine packaging and closures like corks and screw caps. They added MPs to red and white wines and monitored levels of MPs for 18 months in wine packaged in boxes and bottles wi...

HudsonAlpha investigator develops rapid response swine flu test

...ation can also mitigate many of the negative economic and social impacts associated with infectious disease outbreaks," he added, "ranging from school closures to reductions in retail traffic, travel and tourism." Diatherix is currently making the test available to hospitals, private physician practices a...

Prefilled WFI Syringe Provides a High-Quality Solution for Drug Reconstitution

...ries. About West West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

...Tanzania's coral reefs due in part to direct management measures, including closures to commercial fishing. Areas with fishery closures contained an abundance of fish that feed on algae that can otherwise smothe...

Researchers report 'moderately large' potential for red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine region

...ed from the Canadian border to southern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the Islands, to small outbreaks that have only caused limited harvesting closures in Maine, New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts. The researchers have found that toxicity in near-shore shellfish is the highest for years in w...

Rise or fall of reef fish driven by both economy and ecology

...eir destruction is not inevitable. They can be sustained with the right combination of approaches, which includes promoting strategies such as fishery closures while at the same time tackling poverty as a root cause of the degradation of reefs and their fish stocks." ...

Scientists discover 'hot spot' for toxic HABS off Washington coastline

...ts or even death in birds, marine mammals and humans who consume affected marine species. Fishing communities can suffer severe economic losses due to closures of recreational, subsistence and commercial harvesting and lost tourism. ...
Closures in Biological Technology

Varian, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2009 Preliminary Results

...on as important, useful information. We similarly believe that excluding restructuring and other related costs (principally related to facility closures and employee terminations to improve operational efficiency) provides supplemental information and an alternative presentation useful to investors' un...

West to Present at Upcoming Conferences

...maceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

New Data Suggest CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Active in Treating Moderate to Severe Crohn's Patients With Fistulizing Disease

... Improved outcomes for fistula closures observed in PRECiSE 2 trial under maintenance therapy with stable dosing of CIMZIA(R) every four weeks HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-Fi...

Beckman Coulter Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results

...iative, we announced the closure and relocation of certain manufacturing and distribution sites, mainly in the United States. In connection with these closures and relocations, for the three and six months ended June 30, 2008, we recorded net charges related to severance and other costs of $4.7 million and $5...

West Pharmaceutical Services to Present at the 2008 UBS Global Specialty & Generic Pharmaceuticals Conference

...maceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

West Announces Third Quarter 2008 Dividend

...maceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2008 Results

...e announced the closure and relocation of certain manufacturing and distribution sites, mainly in the United States. In connection with these closures and relocations, we recorded net charges related to severance and other costs of $0.7 million (includes net gain of $2.6 million on sale of ...

West to Host Investor Day

...maceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

West Pharmaceutical Services Announces Quarterly Dividend

...maceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...

West Concludes Agreement with Nektar

...2008. About West West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with application to the personal care, ...
Closures in Biological Products

CORNING CELLSTACK CULTURE CHAMBER WITH CELLBIND, 5 STACK from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...sterilized by gamma irradiation, with low particulate contamination from modern manufacturing methods • Easy to use larger openings with threaded closures and vented caps • Filling ports allow direct access to chamber bottom, with more options for sterile transfer of media and cultures Linkage: This...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

CORNING CELLSTACK VENTED CAP, 33MM, STERILE, 0.2UM MEMBRANE, 3/8 IN ID TUBING from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...sterilized by gamma irradiation, with low particulate contamination from modern manufacturing methods • Easy to use larger openings with threaded closures and vented caps • Large 26mm wide filling ports allow direct access to chamber bottom, with more options for sterile transfer of media and cultur...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

CORNING CELLSTACK CULTURE CHAMBER, 10 STACK, 2 EA from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...sterilized by gamma irradiation, with low particulate contamination from modern manufacturing methods • Easy to use larger openings with threaded closures and vented caps • Large 26mm wide filling ports allow direct access to chamber bottom, with more options for sterile transfer of media and cultur...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

CORNING CELLSTACK CULTURE CHAMBER, 40 STACK, PS from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...sterilized by gamma irradiation, with low particulate contamination from modern manufacturing methods • Easy to use larger openings with threaded closures and vented caps • Large 26mm wide filling ports allow direct access to chamber bottom, with more options for sterile transfer of media and cultur...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Pyrex brand Fernback baffled culture flask from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...en transfer to culture medium. These triple baffled flasks have a Delong-style 38mm neck for use with plastic or stainless steel closures. For plastic closures see Nos. CLS2679638 or CLS2679738. These flasks have a large marking spot....
Company:Sigma-Aldrich
Closures in Biological Dictionary

Diastema

...ema - a gap or vacant space between two teeth ... When doing diastema closures with direct composites there are four keys to long ... Since most diastema closures are done on young people, subgingival enamel ... What is diastema ? Mea...
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