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Board of Certified Hazard Control Management (BCHCM) Announces the Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) Credential

HELENA, Ala., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BCHCM, a nonprofit organization founded in 1978, proudly announces the new Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) designation. BCHCM developed the CHEP credential to recognize the need for qualified disaster response and emergency management prof...

Internet remedies for STIs pose significant public health hazard

People with sexually transmitted infections are putting themselves at risk by buying treatments over the internet, according to new research by the University of East Anglia. Less than a quarter of internet vendors gave information on potential side effects of their treatments. They also failed...

Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study

We must be careful when handling antiques, for some could carry in them mercury, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns. Mirrors can be backed with mercury and tin ; Clock pendulums might be weighted with embedded vials of mercury; and barometers, thermometers and lamps may h...

The Hazard of Occupational Asthma

United Kingdom: Many of Britain’s workers frequently report sick due to respiratory problems, and it is estimated that nearly 1500 to 3000 people develop// occupational asthma every year. Prolonged exposure to dust or substances called "respiratory sensitizers" can trigger occupational asthma. ...

Sensing The Health Hazard MP3 Makers Tone Down The Volume

Despite the warnings by health experts about the hearing loss caused by the MP3 players, young music lovers just keep on using it without paying// any heed to those warnings. But sensing the health hazards it poses, some manufacturers have now started limiting the volume on the devices. The Am...

Radiation Hazard From Use Of Cordless Phones

A Government agency has urged that people restrict their telephonic conversations to a minimal level owing to the radiation hazard from use of //cordless phones. Germany's federal bureau for radiation protection (BfS) in Salzgitter says people who use the phones are advised to put the base st...

Smoking Hazard transferred to children from father

Starting smoking at a small age affects your health and moreover also affects the health of your children reports survey from various studies//. Scientists have found that smoking causes change in your genes and these epigenetic changes are also transferred to your children’s and even to your grand...

An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones

Whenever science makes a discovery, the devil grabs it while the angels are debating the best way to use it. ~Alan Valentine Mobile technology, specifically the use of cell phones, has become an internal part of today’s life all around the globe and has permanently changed our perception about...

Watch Out! Pollution hazard from E-waste recycling in India & China

Recycling of e-waste has resulted in the release of toxic chemicals, including heavy metals, in the surrounding areas of recycling yards yielding reason for concern in India and China. // What is all the more alarming is that toxic chemicals are released during each stage of the recycling proc...

Passive Smoking A Health Hazard Unnoticed

Being surrounded by smokers in public may be more damaging for your health that you might think say researchers , according to a new study that shows // there may be a greater risk posed to non-smokers from passive smoke or second-hand smoke in public than previous research has shown. Although p...

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Mayo Clinic Proceedings: A Comprehensive Review of Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Among Patients and Physicians

... or exceeding the general population. For anesthesiologists, according to Drs. Oreskovich and Caldeiro, the increased risk is cited as an occupational hazard because of the highly addictive medications they administer to patients daily. Health care professionals helping patients with chronic pain must ...

DOR BioPharma Receives EMEA Agreement on the Design of its Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Trial of orBec(R) in GI GVHD

... 18 patients (29%) in the orBec(R) group and 28 patients (42%) in the placebo group died within one year of randomization (46% reduction in mortality, hazard ratio 0.54, 95% CI: 0.30, 0.99, p=0.04, stratified log-rank test). In the Phase 2 study, the primary endpoint was the clinically relevant deter...

Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201 Showed Clinical Benefit in 62% of Patients with Triple-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer and Significantly Prolonged Survival

...rvival of 6.9 months and overall survival of 9.2 months compared with 3.3 and 5.7 months, respectively, for women who received chemotherapy alone. The hazard ratios for progression free survival and overall survival were 0.342 (p< 0.0001) and 0.348 (p=0.0005), respectively. The most common severe ...

Pixantrone Produces High Rates of Complete and Partial Remissions Even Among Aggressive NHL Patients With Extensive Prior Doxorubicin Treatment or Prior Rituximab Treatment

... the duration of remission compared with the four patients who achieved a CRu with standard chemotherapy (7 months vs. 3.5 months, p=0.03, HR=0.279; a hazard ratio of less than one indicates a decreased risk of disease progression and a p-value of less than 0.05 indicates statistical significance). An ...

Video: Phase III Study Data With Vandetanib (Zactima(TM)) in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology

... was not met in this study, in a pre-planned non-inferiority analysis, vandetanib was shown to have similar efficacy to erlotinib for PFS and OS (PFS: hazard ratio [HR] 0.98, 95.22% CI 0.87-1.10; P =0.721; OS: HR 1.01, 95.08% CI 0.89-1.16; P =0.830). Objective response rate and symptom control were also s...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

...ng Gleevec should use adequate contraception. If the patient does become pregnant while taking Gleevec, the patient should be advised of the potential hazard to the fetus. In adult Ph+ CML patients, severe (NCI Grades 3/4) lab abnormalities-including neutropenia (3.6%-48%), anemia (1%-42%), thrombocyto...

Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF Presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS)

...ceived placebo. While the studies were not powered to demonstrate an effect on overall survival, a pre-specified exploratory endpoint, the pooled hazard ratio (pirfenidone: placebo) was 0.77 (p=0.326). ADDITIONAL EXPLORATORY EFFICACY RESULTS REPORTED AT ATS The ATS presentation highlighted ne...

Two-Year Phase III Data Presented at AAN 61st Annual Meeting Show Positive Outcome of Cladribine Tablets in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

...elative to placebo over the two-year period of the study (low-dose regimen: hazard ratio=0.67; p=0.018 - high-dose regimen: hazard ratio=0.69; p=0.026). Progression of disability was measured by a 1-point o...

Schering-Plough Highlights Hepatitis C Clinical Data Presentations at the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Annual Meeting

... after completion of therapy. If this drug is used during pregnancy or if a patient becomes pregnant, the patient should be apprised of the potential hazard to a fetus. A Ribavirin Pregnancy Registry has been established to monitor maternal-fetal outcomes of pregnancies in female patients and female partn...

Final Results of Boceprevir Phase II HCV SPRINT-1 Study Showed Significantly Higher SVR Rates Compared to Standard of Care in Treatment-Naive Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients

... after completion of therapy. If this drug is used during pregnancy or if a patient becomes pregnant, the patient should be apprised of the potential hazard to a fetus. A Ribavirin Pregnancy Registry has been established to monitor maternal-fetal outcomes of pregnancies in female patients and female partn...
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Hyfrecator 2000

Description:... and decrease procedural time. Dual Microprocessors: one to control the function and output of the Hyfrecator, the second to terminate activation if a hazard or safety issue is detected. Cost effective alternative to various laser procedures. It can be compatible with electrodes, pencils, foot switches & ac...
Company:CONMED Corporation

Power Supply EV265 for electrophoresis, 230V

Features:...ontrol All power supplies can be controlled by a computer using special commands. Safety precautions The user is protected from potential shock hazard since the AC line is automatically disconnected from the high voltage transformer when a ground leakage path is detected. The instrument is fully prot...
Company:Hoefer, Inc.

Power Supply EV265 for electrophoresis, 115V

Features:...control All power supplies can be controlled by a computer using special commands. Safety precautions The user is protected from potential shock hazard since the AC line is automatically disconnected from the high voltage transformer when a ground leakage path is detected. The instrument is fully prot...
Company:Hoefer, Inc.
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Snake bite

...nsible for thousands of deaths each year. ... What are the symptoms of a poisonous snake bite ? ... Snake bite are sometime an occupational hazard for those associated with forest, ... necrosis and secondary infection, a common cause of death in snake bite patients. ... When a poisono...

Poison ivy

...any of the ... Poison Ivy , Poison Oak and/or Poison Sumac will cause an allergic reaction in most people. ... Poison ivy can also be a hazard to gardeners, hikers, campers, ... Review the symptoms and treatments for poison ivy in children. ... Poison Ivy Myths and Facts ... My ki...

Heat rash

...rs on clothed ... Workers experiencing heat rash should: ... Heat Rash . Recommendations for Employers. Recommendations for Workers. Health hazard Evaluations ... The rash may be associated with a variety of activities although most commonly ... Prickly heat rash is most common either d...

Gamma globulin

...ric technique as ... intramuscular gamma globulin , which has been available for ... first tried gamma globulin because I did not see any hazard to ... IVIG therapy is also called gamma globulin therapy. ... Gamma globulin is purified from human blood components and then treated t...

Decompression Sickness

...om the precipitation of dissolved gasses into bubbles inside the body on depressurisation. DCS most commonly refers to a specific type of scuba diving hazard but may be... More about Decompression Sickness : Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Prevention Resources Decompression Sickn...

Boric acid

...Michael R. Cartwright, Sr. Boric Acid is a white, odorless, powdered substance that is not flammable, ... Boric Acid presents little or no hazard (to humans) and has low acute oral and ... BORIC ACID . 1. Product Identification ... Ingredient CAS No Percent Hazardous - Boric Acid 100...

Asbestos

... for more information. ... Asbestos is the name given to a group of minerals that ... Asbestos ... Asbestos is well recognized as a health hazard and is highly regulated. ... Asbestos -Automotive Brake and Clutch Repair Work. ... actinolite asbestos , and any of these materials that ... A...
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ADA releases position paper on food and water safety

...ese government programs have provided the data to enhance public policy and educational programs such as FightBac! Mandatory and voluntary adoption of hazard Analysis Critical Control Points in the foodservice and processing industries have contributed to a decrease in foodborne illness outbreaks from tradi...

World's largest ocean observatory takes shape

... data will start flowing in late 2009. Observations from NEPTUNE Canada will have wide-ranging policy applications in the areas of climate change, hazard mitigation (earthquakes and tsunamis), ocean pollution, port security and shipping, resource development, sovereignty and security, and ocean manageme...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...kly publication. Junhui He and colleagues note that researchers have been working on anti-fog technology for years. Fogged-up windows are a safety hazard and a nuisance that affect millions of people. Existing technology, including sprays that must be reapplied to stay effective, has many drawbacks. Res...

Geoscientists meet to discuss Rocky Mountain geology

...ics in this session include kinematics of the Yellowstone Hotspot, and analysis of the 2008-2009 Yellowstone Lake Earthquake swarm, as well as seismic hazard and risk mitigation across the Rocky Mountain region. * Geologic Hazards in the Rocky Mountain Region and Their Impacts on Development * Topics in...

Smoke from cigarettes, cooking oil, wood, shift male cardiovascular system into overdrive

...ly significant results with this low level of exposure," Ms Evans said. "If we can detect these effects with smaller exposures, then the public health hazard from cigarettes and other particulate exposures may have been underestimated." ...

Smoke from cigarettes, cooking oil, wood, shift male cardiovascular system into overdrive

...ly significant results with this low level of exposure," Ms Evans said. "If we can detect these effects with smaller exposures, then the public health hazard from cigarettes and other particulate exposures may have been underestimated." ...

Study compares sound from exploding volcanoes with jet engines

...Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) when large infrasonic signals have come from erupting volcanoes. Researchers hope this new information can improve hazard mitigation and inform pilots and the aviation industry. "The more quantitative we can get about how the sound is produced the more information we...

Hear about emerging trends in toxicology research

...ail your request to rmackar@niehs.nih.gov . Event Highlights: All events will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center. NTP Criteria for hazard Identification in Non-Cancer Studies Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 1:30 p.m.𔃀:30 p.m., Room 337 The NTP uses specific criteria, to describe the ...

Airborne asthma allergens

...onditions and human activities such as industry and vehicle traffic that might influence fungal distribution. Airborne fungi are a potential health hazard to everyone. They can impact human health in four main ways: infecting people, acting as allergens, they can be toxic and carcinogenic, or they can ca...

Toxicology program features wide range of human health and environment topical sessions

...umber of strategies that have been used to help scientists develop improved hazard identification methods. The 48th Annual Meeting also features more than ...e, engineered nanomaterials, inflammation, preclinical evaluation of cancer hazard and biopharmaceuticals and two lectures by Nobel laureates Dr. Aaron Ciecha...
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Process Safety and Thermal Hazard Analysis Fall Webinar Series presented by METTLER TOLEDO

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce that Dr. Francis Stoessel, a leading Process Safety Consultant with the Swiss Safety Institute (SWISSI), will be the Keynote Speaker in the Process Safety and Thermal Hazard Analysis Webinar Series. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 1, 2...

OncoGenex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... to 16.9 months for patients treated with docetaxel alone -- a 6.9 month observed survival advantage for the OGX-011 arm. The unadjusted hazard ratio (HR), a measure used to compare the death rates between treatment groups, was 0.61, representing a 39% lower rate of death for pat...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Completes Amendment to Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment for Confirming Survival Benefit in Patients Receiving OGX-011 with First-Line Docetaxel for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

...d to 16.9 months for patients treated with docetaxel alone -- a 6.9 month observed survival advantage for the OGX-011 arm. Furthermore, the unadjusted hazard ratio (HR), a measure used to compare the death rates between treatment groups, was 0.61, representing a 39% lower rate of death for patients treated ...

PROSTVAC(TM) Data Presented at the ASCO Meeting Demonstrates the Potential for Significant Increases in Life Expectancy in Late-Stage Prostate Cancer

...rostate cancer, patients in the PROSTVAC(TM) group had a significantly longer median overall survival by 8.5 months compared to the control group. The hazard ratio estimate for overall survival from the study is 0.56 (95% CI 0.37-0.85). The statistical significance in the final data set is (p=0.006)....

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-011 Treatment Provides Survival Benefit in Randomized Phase 2 Trial in Advanced Metastatic Prostate Cancer

...ved survival advantage for the OGX-011 arm. 2) The unadjusted hazard ratio (HR), a measure used to compare the death rates between treat... "There is a clear separation of the survival curves," said Blumenstein. "A hazard ratio of 0.61 indicates a distinct difference in survival rates and fully j...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Release of Two ASCO Abstracts: Impact of OGX-011 on Survival in Randomized Phase 2 Trial and Phase 1 Safety Data for OGX-427

...eated with OGX-011 plus docetaxel in a randomized Phase 2 trial was 27.5 months compared to 16.9 months for patients treated with docetaxel alone. The hazard ratio (HR), a measure used to determine the difference in survival between treatment groups, was 0.60, representing a 40% reduction in the rate of dea...

Sirion Therapeutics Supplemental New Drug Application for Durezol(TM) to Treat Uveitis is Accepted for Review by the FDA

... and conjunctiva, and those with fungal or mycobacterial infections of the eye or ocular structures. Prolonged use of corticosteroids may increase the hazard of secondary ocular bacterial infections, exacerbate the severity of ocular viral infections, and increase the development of fungal infections of the...

Free Webinars in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

...tion analysis, process development and scale-up, process safety and thermal hazard analysis, crystallization development and manufacturing, and Process Analyt...pitation: 20 Years of Best Practice, Part II Process Safety and Thermal hazard Analysis Avoiding Incidents at Scale-up: Is Your Process Resistant Towards...

InterMune Reports Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF

...p = 0.003) and Six-Minute Walk Test distance (p = 0.004). While the studies were not powered to demonstrate an effect on overall survival, the pooled hazard ratio (pirfenidone: placebo) was 0.78 (p= 0.326). Safety and Tolerability Results Safety data from both studies show that pirfenidone was s...

JMAR Technologies' Chief Scientist Invited by Pfizer Inc. to Speak at IFPAC -- BioSentry Makes Strides in Pharma Market

...onics, laser and detection technologies to develop products and solutions that address some of the world's most pressing issues such as water quality, hazard detection and homeland security. JMAR's vision is to continue to develop innovative technologies and products that support the advancement of global h...
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Suppression

...Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. Suppression Systems Inc. has been in the special hazard fire protection field since 1976. ... installation of fire alarm, detection, and suppression systems. ... -Tyco Fire & Building Products is a...

SDS-PAGE

...separation by SDS - PAGE can be used to estimate relative molecular mass, ... SDS - PAGE can be conducted on pre-cast gels, saving the trouble and hazard of ... Nature Protocols is an interactive online resource for all laboratory protocols ... Figure 2: Tricine– SDS - PAGE of marker proteins us...

Oxygen

...ygen is a chemical element with the chemical symbol O and atomic number 8. ... and antibacterial use of other chemical oxygen forms. 6.3 Combustion hazard ... Oxygen Plants are Available in Capacities from 20 to 500m3/Hr Suitable for ... Oxygen is colorless, odorless and tasteless. ... Liquid Oxy...

Nontarget organism

...on of existing control ... Adverse effects on nontarget organisms ; potential for hybridization with wild ... Data from Studies that Determine hazard to Nontarget Organisms ... 158.630 Terrestrial and Aquatic Nontarget Organisms . 158.660 Nontarget Plant Protection ... in Non Target Org...
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