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Access to America's Orthopaedic Services Act of 2009 Introduced in the Senate

Senators Cardin (D-MD) and Burr (R-NC) sponsor bill to increase awareness and research for musculoskeletal diseases WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 30, 2009, the Access to America's Orthopaedic Services Act of 2009 (AAOS Act), S. 1548, was in...

Oncology Care Quality Improvement Program Introduced by Bipartisan Coalition Dedicated to Better Cancer Care Nationwide

Legislators proud to introduce "Oncology Care Quality Improvement Program of 2009" to ensure that patients, doctors and families have the best health care tools available Bill is endorsed by National Patient Advocate Foundation and US Oncology WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ...

High Activity, Plant Based Diamine Oxidase Enzyme Introduced by Bio-Research Products

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Research Products announced today the first commercial, plant-based diamine oxidase (DAO). Dr. Bryce Cunningham, President and Chief Technology Officer of Bio-Research, reports that this new diamine oxidase is orders of magnitude more active than DA...

BellaDerm(TM), a Unique Human Skin Tissue Implant for Facial and Body Contouring, is Introduced by MTF

EDISON, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BellaDerm, the first human dermal tissue graft offered specifically for facial and body contouring procedures, is being introduced today by MTF, the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, the country's leading non-profit tissue bank. BellaDerm is a uniqu...

Heart Rhythm Society Introduced to New Method for Optimizing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy During Exercise

Heart Rhythm Society Introduced to New Method for Optimizing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy During Exercise. The new FDA-approved Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System "can make a dramatic difference in treating CRT patients." Dr. Abraham Kocheril, Professor of Medicine and ...

Body-Jet Liposuction First Introduced in the United States

Dr. Jeffry Schafer of New Image Cosmetic Surgery in San Diego is the first in the US to offer Body-Jet Liposuction AKA water assisted liposuction (WAL). San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 6, 2009 -- A gentler form of liposuction - the "body-jet" - has been in...

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Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...mping from animals to humans" Wolfe said. "We now know that malaria, while at least thousands of years old, did not originate in humans but rather was introduced into our species, presumably by the bite of a mosquito that had previously fed on a chimpanzee." Until now, malaria's origin had been unclear. ...

Covance Receives Highest Level of Phase I Accreditation

...r experience and expertise in study design and conduct to support today's increasingly complex first-in-human trials." MHRA accreditation was introduced to ensure the highest level of patient safety for early clinical development by providing more information about trial facilities. The process includ...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

...e service is based on Cryo-Cell's expansive IP technology portfolio and was introduced in November, 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to coll...www.cryopraxis.com. About C'elle The C'elle(SM) service was introduced in November 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to colle...

Fruitfly Model of a Neuropathic Disease Demonstrates Novel Role for Proteins in the Family of aTyr Pharma's Product Class

...in CMT patients did not seem to manifest the disease through disruption of those protein synthesis activities. When the mutations found in humans are introduced into the Drosophila genome, the flies develop neurological defects that correspond to CMT in humans. While we are still trying to understand how muta...

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

... findings appear in the June 25, 2009, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . "Cranial radiation was an invaluable treatment when it was introduced by St. Jude oncologists in the mid-1960s," said Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., chair of the St. Jude Department of Oncology and an American Cancer Society Profe...

New Safety Regulations Drive Greater Need for Resources and Expertise at Every Stage of Clinical Development

...pact on the industry as companies implement drug safety regulations throughout the clinical development process. The FDA and EMEA have recently introduced more rigorous safety regulations, with a particular emphasis on post-marketing surveillance, to ensure that medications are monitored for their safety...
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Permacol surgical implant

Description:...ant in the sheet format is not a reconstituted form of collagen that 3-D architecture is maintained. A precisely controlled degree of cross-linking is introduced into the structure, making it resistant to collagenase enzymes responsible for the breakdown and resorption of implanted collagen. This unique feature...
Company:Tissue Science Laboratories Inc.

Wet-Field Hemostatic Eraser Bipolar Tip (25 gauge Fine point, Curved 150)

Description:...r instruments have been designed to provide the ophthalmic surgeon with the right tool for situations requiring precise hemostasis. Medtronic recently introduced a series of 25 gauge intraocular, bipolar, diathermy instruments. These instruments provide discrete treatment of target tissues for fine-tip hemostas...
Company:Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

Wet-Field Hemostatic Eraser Bipolar Tip (25 gauge Fine point, Curved 135)

Description:...r instruments have been designed to provide the ophthalmic surgeon with the right tool for situations requiring precise hemostasis. Medtronic recently introduced a series of 25 gauge intraocular, bipolar, diathermy instruments. These instruments provide discrete treatment of target tissues for fine-tip hemostas...
Company:Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

Wet-Field® Hemostatic Eraser Bipolar Tip (25 gauge Fine Point, Straight)

Description:...r instruments have been designed to provide the ophthalmic surgeon with the right tool for situations requiring precise hemostasis. Medtronic recently introduced a series of 25 gauge intraocular, bipolar, diathermy instruments. These instruments provide discrete treatment of target tissues for fine-tip hemostas...
Company:Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

AXIOM Sensis

Description:...become the focus of the daily clinical routine as cardiologists balance demands for higher quality of care and lower costs. With AXIOM Sensis, Siemens introduced a completely new recording system that helps to master both of these challenges by combining intelligent IT solutions with advanced recording technolo...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Professional Direct Ophthalmoscope

Description:... The Professional ophthalmoscope has been designed to ensure ultimate control. Lenses, graticules and filters can all be introduced at the touch of a fingertip without the need to pull away from the patient....
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.
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Cryostasis (clathrate hydrates)

...tored an indefinite time. The method protects biological tissues by retention of water inside the cells by clathrate formation of the water with the introduced gases, limiting the formation of ice outside the cells. See also Cryopreservation Cryostasis Hibernation References...

Nuclear medicine

...ic tests in nuclear medicine exploit the way that the body handles substances differently when there is disease or pathology present. The radionuclide introduced into the body is often chemically bound to a complex that acts characteristically within the body; this is commonly known as a tracer. In the presen...

Personalized medicine

...e of medicine, but despite significant scientific advances, very few genomics-based tests or treatments have reached consumers. Senator Barack Obama introduced the Genomics and Personalized Medicine Act to overcome the scientific barriers, adverse market pressures, and regulatory obstacles that have stood i...

Thymocyte

... thymocyte with pre-TCRalpha. This eliminates thymocytes with gross defects introduced into the T cell receptor by gene rearrangement. In order to be pos...ifferent sequence, due to different choice of gene fragments and the errors introduced during the cutting and joining process. The evolutionary advantage in havin...
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Thoracentesis

... invasive procedure to remove fluid or air from the pleural space for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. A cannula, or hollow needle, is carefully introduced into the thorax, generally after administration... Thoracentesis is a procedure to remove fluid from the space between the lungs and the chest...

Swan

...ce in turn a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and the far north of Africa. It is also an introduced species... ... of the black swan and the mute swan , while necks of other swans are straighter. ... of swans , depending on whether or not...

Sprue

... A sprue is the passage through which liquid material is introduced into a mold. During casting or molding, the material in the sprue will solidify and need to be removed from the finished part. ... other names,...

PTT

...T Sport Riding Club ... PTT Sponsors © 2009 Private Track Time. All Rights Reserved. ... Softswitch ... Push-to-Talk ( PTT or P2T), originally introduced in the US by Nextel through its ... The market for PTT will continue to evolve and ultimately ... ...

Pleural fluid analysis

...asive procedure to remove fluid or air from the pleural space for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. A cannula, or hollow needle, is carefully introduced into the thorax, generally after administration... Pleural Fluid Analysis . Definition. Pleural fluid analysis examines fluid that .....

Pericardiocentesis

...in difficult cases. ... Overview: Percutaneous pericardiocentesis was introduced during the 19th century. ... Pericardiocentesis (Clinical Procedures) Per...f a needle to withdraw fluid ... A pericardiocentesis needle will then be introduced and guided into the pericardial sac. ... Needle Pericardiocentesis - ...
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New blackberry introduced

FAYETTEVILLE, ARIntroducing 'Natchez', the twelfth release in a series of erect-growing, high-quality, productive, floricane-fruiting blackberry (Rubus L. subgenus Rubus Watson) cultivars developed by the University of Arkansas. John R. Clark and James N. Moore of the Department of Horticulture...

Patriotic new lilacs introduced

WASHINGTON, DC - Lilacs. The word evokes memories of promising spring days and visions of colorful, perfumed blooms. Lilacs have long been well-loved staples in America's yards and gardens, and have played a storied role in U.S. history. Native to East Asia and Southeast Europe, lilacs were bro...

First SCID gene chip to be introduced at Academy meeting on immunodeficiencies

The first gene chip ever to be developed for detecting SCID (primary immunodeficiency) in newborns will be presented to researchers for the first time at the New York Academy of Sciences' and Jeffrey Modell Foundation's one-day conference, Primary Immunodeficiencies: Past, Present, Future. The mee...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

... Renowned for strict attention to scientific excellence, EMBO Fellowships have supported thousands of talented young researchers since they were first introduced in the 1960s. More than 200 long-term fellowships are awarded annually, offering funding and support for two-year post-doctoral research terms. Th...

DNA computation gets logical at the Weizmann Institute of Science

...c computing devices 'user friendly,' even while performing complex computations and answering complicated queries. Shapiro and his team at Weizmann introduced the first autonomous programmable DNA computing device in 2001. So small that a trillion fit in a drop of water, that device was able to perform such ...

National assessment done on potential invasive snail and slug pests in US

... the nation's agriculture industry and the environment, should they ever be introduced in the U.S. The July 2009 article in the American Malacological Bulleti...g pests globally to determine which species would be of greatest concern if introduced nationally, in terms of their potential impacts on U.S. agriculture and the...
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Hospira Supports Newly Introduced Biogenerics Legislation

-- Urges Quick Passage By Congress -- LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP ), the world leader in generic injectable pharmaceuticals, announced today its enthusiastic support for the biogenerics bill co-sponsored by House Energy and Commerce Committ...

New Radiation-Blocking Medical Garments Introduced at RSNA Meeting in Chicago : Demron-M Technology Provides Total Protection in a Lightweight, Durable, Flexible Fabric

Ronald F. DeMeo, M.D., M.B.A., president and chief executive officer with Radiation Shield Technologies (RST), will introduce the new Demron-M radiation-blocking medical garments at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. The event takes place...

The Modern DeBakey VAD™ To Be Introduced For the First Time in the U.S. : HeartAssist 5™ Pediatric VAD Features Industry Exclusive Direct Blood Flow Measurement System

The HeartAssist 5™ Pediatric VAD will be introduced for the first time in the U.S. at the 16th annual meeting of the International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps (ISRBP) in Houston on Oct. 2-4. HOUSTON (Business Wire EON) September 30, 2008 -- The Modern DeBakey...

Halal-Certified Products Introduced Into SAFC Supply Solutions' Flavors & Fragrances Food-Grade Line

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Supply Solutions(R), an SAFC(R) focus area and member of the Sigma-Aldrich(TM) group (Nasdaq: SIAL), has announced that 350 food-grade products have been Halal certified and are now available within its extensive Flavors & Fragrances (F&F) arom...

Imaging Diagnostic Systems New Laser Breast Imaging Scanner Introduced in Malaysia

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: IMDS) a pioneer in laser optical breast cancer imaging systems, has shipped a CT Laser Mammography (CTLM(R)) system to the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ...

ALPCO Introduces a Mouse HMW and Total Adiponectin ELISA

... SALEM, N.H., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPCO Diagnostics has introduced a Mo u se HMW Adipone c tin EL I SA kit that facilitates the test...ture from other methods for determining mouse HMW adiponectin and was first introduced in a pre-market form in a correspondence from Dr. Hiroyuki Ebinuma of the T...
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PT ModuleTM Deparaffinization and Heat-Induced Epitope Retrieval Solution (10X) from Lab Vision

Description:...e reversed successfully with enzymatic digestion for some markers while not for others. Non-enzymatic epitope unmasking techniques have been recently introduced to improve the immunoreactivity of many antigens in formaldehyde fixed tissues. Heat-Induced Epitope Retrieval (HIER) in EDTA buffer has been found to...
Company:Lab Vision

PT ModuleTM Deparaffinization and Heat-Induced Epitope Retrieval Solution (100X) from Lab Vision

Description:...e reversed successfully with enzymatic digestion for some markers while not for others. Non-enzymatic epitope unmasking techniques have been recently introduced to improve the immunoreactivity of many antigens in formaldehyde fixed tissues. Heat-Induced Epitope Retrieval (HIER) in EDTA buffer has been found to...
Company:Lab Vision

Complete RNAi from OligoEngine

Description:... Since OligoEngine introduced the industry's first siRNA sequence design software in 2001, we have constantly strived to keep these tools consistent with new experimental strategie...
Company:OligoEngine

loxP flanked Ampicillin Selection Cassette (loxP-amp-loxP) from Gene Bridges GmbH

Description:...y create a loxP-amp-loxP cassette flanked by any other restriction sites to clone the cassette into the vector of choice. The restriction sites can be introduced by adding the corresponding sequence in the PCR primer. The template can easily be used to engineer the E.coli genome by Red/ET Recombination. The ...
Company:Gene Bridges GmbH

FRT flanked Ampicillin Selection Cassette (FRT-amp-FRT) from Gene Bridges GmbH

Description:...ily create a FRT-amp-FRT cassette flanked by any other restriction sites to clone the cassette into the vector of choice. The restriction sites can be introduced by adding the corresponding sequence in the PCR primer. The template can easily be used to engineer the E.coli genome by Red/ET Recombination. The ...
Company:Gene Bridges GmbH

loxP flanked Chloramphenicol Selection Cassette (loxP-cm-loxP) from Gene Bridges GmbH

Description:...ly create a loxP-cm-loxP cassette flanked by any other restriction sites to clone the cassette into the vector of choice. The restriction sites can be introduced by adding the corresponding sequence in the PCR primer. The template can easily be used to engineer the E.coli genome by Red/ET Recombination. The ...
Company:Gene Bridges GmbH
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Adaptive radiation

...cological niches . This is an evolutionary process driven by mutation and natural selection . Adaptive radiation often occurs when a species is introduced to a new ecosystem , or when a species can survive in an environment that was unreachable before. For example, the Darwin's finches on the Galap...

Alcohol

...almost certainly comes from the Arabic language (the "al-" prefix being the Arabic definite article); however, the precise origin is unclear. It was introduced into Europe , together with the art of distillation and the substance itself, around the 12th century by various European authors who translated ...

Antigen

...rrier ( haptens ). There are several kinds of antigens: Immunogen - Any substance that provokes an immune response (provokes immunity) when introduced into the body. An immunogen is always a macromolecule (protein, polysaccharide). Its ability to provoke the immune response depends on its foreignne...

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

...00 optical lenses during his lifetime. His microscope was used and improved by Christiaan Huygens for his own investigations into microscopy. He was introduced to microscopy by Huygens to observe the quality of the fabrics that he sold. From there, he grew an insatiable interest for the field. He spent his ni...

Biology

...962; (bios) , meaning 'life', and λόγος (logos) , meaning 'word', the word "biology" in its modern sense seems to have been introduced independently by Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus ( Biologie oder Philosophie der lebenden Natur , 1802 ) and by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck ( Hydrogologi...

Bacterium

... The first bacteria were observed by Antony van Leeuwenhoek in 1683 using a single-lens microscope of his own design. The name bacterium was introduced much later, by Ehrenberg in 1828 , derived from the Greek word βακτηριον meaning "small stick". L...
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Transient transfection

...on Transient Transfection ... In transient transfection , the gene introduced can be lost from the cell at any ... Methods, protocols, techniques, t...cally involves opening transient pores or ' ... In transfection , the introduced nucleic acid may be transient , such that it does ... Transfection of ...

Transduction

...ransduction is the process by which DNA is transferred from one bacterium to another by a virus. It also refers to the process whereby foreign DNA is introduced into another cell via a viral vector. This is a common tool... Transduction (biophysics) is the conveyance of energy from a donor electron t...

Spirochetes

...e distinguished ... Spirochetes usually cause diseases that are nonacute upon initial ... The Lyme disease spirochete , Borrelia burgdorferi, is introduced into human ... Since spirochetes are known to activate a variety of cell types in vitro, we ... With regard to the two spirochetes , it se...

Species

...nst Mayr, species are "groups of actually or potentially ... 1 Definitions of species . 2 Importance in biological classification ... Impacts of introduced Species in the United States by Daniel Simberloff; also ... Morphological species concept: organisms that are 'more similar to each other ... ...

Ribozyme

...ies, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... A ribozyme (from ribonucleic acid enzyme, also ... Obviously when the ribozyme is introduced into the cell, the researcher does not ... ribozyme to cut all the RNA messengers since a large number of genes will ... The B. subtilis 5′ UTR c...

Repression

...online English dictionary and ... Repression of heat shock gene expression (ROSE) element. repressionist. repressionist ... Repression " was introduced by Herbart to designate the (nondefensive) inhibition ... Freud adapted repression to the defensive inhibition of "unbearable" ... MySpace Music ...
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