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Price Chopper Supermarkets Deploy Micromedex Solutions From Thomson Reuters as Key Component of Its Patient-Centered Care Initiatives

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Price Chopper Supermarkets has implemented Micromedex (R) evidence-based solutions for drug and disease reference, patient education, and consumer health information as part of its patient-centered care initiatives for pharmacy customers. ...

Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions

National Psoriasis Foundation data show more than half of those with psoriasis have other health issues PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emerging research reveals that people with psoriasis are at risk for developing other serious medical conditions in...

Covidien receives FDA clearance for its Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator system

Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global healthcare products company and recognized innovator in mechanical ventilation and respiratory care devices, announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Leak Compensation software feature for the P...

EANS-News: Alapis Announces its Share Capital Increase to Raise c. EUR 451.1 million

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Select Medical Corporation Amends its Senior Secured Credit Facility

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Corporation ("Select") and Select's parent corporation, Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Holdings"), on August 5, 2009 entered into Amendment No. 3 (the "Amendment") to Select's senior secured credit facility, dated as of February...

Misonix Announces the Sale of Its Labcaire Business for up to $5.6 Million

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of minimally invasive ultrasonic medical device technology, which in Europe is used for the ablation of tumors and worldwide for other acute health conditions, today announced the sale of its...

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AlphaVax Announces Results from Initial Testing of Its H1N1 (Swine) Influenza Vaccine

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaVax, Inc. announced today that it has completed process development and preclinical immunogenicity studies of its H1N1 (swine) influenza vaccine and will manufacture clinical trial material by the end of the month. This vaccin...

Rigel to Host Conference Call to Discuss Results of Its Phase 2b TASKi2 Clinical Trial of R788 in Rheumatoid Arthritis

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL ) today announced that the Company plans to host a conference call on Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 8:00 am EDT (5:00 am PDT). Members of Rigel's senior management team and the principal investig...

Calixa Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Its Antibiotic, CXA-101, in Patients with Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

SAN DIEGO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Calixa Therapeutics Inc. today announced the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial of CXA-101 in patients with complicated urinary tract infections. CXA-101 is a new broad-spectrum, parenteral cephalosporin antibiotic with excellent in vitro and in vivo act...

West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial

Collaboration will test remote wireless monitoring to prevent hospital readmissions for heart failure SAN DIEGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI), one of the world's first medical research organizations dedicated to advancing health and well-being t...

Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program

Florida's First Three-Year Neuroscience Research Doctorate Program SARASOTA, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarasota's Roskamp Institute (Roskamp) today announced the first enrollment of students in its pioneering three-year Ph.D. program through which students will conduct full-time laborator...

ProFibrix Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial of its Lead Topical Hemostat Product Fibrocaps(TM)

SEATTLE, Washington, and LEIDEN, The Netherlands, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ProFibrix B.V. today announced the start of the company's Phase II clinical trial for Fibrocaps(TM), the company's lead topical Hemostat product, with the successful treatment of the first patients for mild to moderate b...

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MAXWELL Optical Wavefront Aberrometer

Description:...ions present in a subjects eye. This remarkable device offers the widest wavefront diagnostic range and functions on more than 99% of subjects. Beyond its superior performance in wavefront analysis, this versatile instrument provides professionals with all the information needed for a complete eye examin...
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Osteoplug Bioresorbable Implant for Trephination Burr Holes

Description:...um plates. It has superior mechanical strength and the scaffold architecture minimizes potential injuries to the exposed brain through the burr holes. its interconnecting porous matrix architecture allows it to be rapidly saturated with marrow, blood and nutrients for bone growth and remodeling. Long-ter...
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S4 Spinal System

Description:... The S4 Spinal System has quickly gained a reputation for being the next generation in pedicle screw systems because of its exceptionally small size and high biomechanical strength....
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Permacol surgical implant

Description:... Permacol surgical implant is a sterile off white, moist, tough but flexible flat sheet of acellular porcine collagen and its constituent elastin fibres presented moist in sterile saline. Permacol surgical implant comes ready to use in double vacuum packed aluminium foil/poly...
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Carrera Sunglasses Collection

Description:...sferred and reinvented in the Carrera sunglasses collection to create unique and extremely innovative products. Each model offers optimal features for its use through extensive research in sunglasses wear. Exclusive combinations of materials, textures and design make Carrera sunglasses ideal both for spo...
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Stella McCartney Eyewear

Description:... The new Stella McCartney sunglasses collection seduces with its sensual appeal and vintage spirit. Bold patterned finishes, glamourous colour combinations and intricate details make the designers creations irresist...
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Allopathic medicine

...ects opposite to the symptoms. Often contrasted with homeopathy." [2] Other sources define allopathic medicine more in accord with the meaning of its word parts, allos meaning opposite and path meaning disease . Steadman's Medical Dictionary calls it a "therapeutic system in which a disease...

Ambulatory blood pressure

...rgan_damage Morning Surge The day-night time fluctuates with values rising in the daytime and falling after midnight. With these changes, its possible to calculate the BP dip, with categories such as non-dipper ( According to American Heart Association 3 , it shows that an excessive mornin...

American Dietetic Association

...on Foundation (ADAF) was established in 1966 as a 501(C)(3) public charity. its mission is to fund the future of the dietetics profession through research ...elping to reduce the growing prevalence of childhood obesity. ADAF achieves its goals by providing support for research, education and public awareness pro...

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

... forth by the United States government to immunize its military and specific civilian personnel with th...C. Stennis (CVN 74) on March 17, 1998. Stennis and its embarked Carrier Air Wing 7 are on station in the ...anthrax vaccine manufacturer threatening to revoke its product licenses unless immediate action was taken...

Artificial induction of immunity

...potent, could still kill the inoculee or spread in its full form to others nearby. However, as the risk o...us toxin enough to denature it causes it to lose its ability to produce disease, but still leaves it ab...munity by transfer of homologous antibodies from its mother across the placenta , giving it passive im...

Body shaping

...of pounds have stretched the patient’s skin to the maximum, it has lost its elasticity and the ability to spring back. Instead, the newly slimmed pat... and create a more pleasing contour. Consequently, surgeons open the arm on its underside so that the resulting scar is fairly well hidden. A brachioplasty...
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Imperforate anus

... or anal atresia is a birth defect in which the rectum is malformed. its cause is unknown. Imperforate anus occurs in about 1 in 5000 births and its cause is unknown. Children who have imperforate anus may also have othe...

Glaucoma

... ... Angle-closure glaucoma . ... Get information about glaucoma and its symptoms, signs, and causes. ... How is glaucoma treated? Medications (ey...es the optic nerve. ... Typically, open-angle glaucoma has no symptoms in its early stages, and vision remains normal. ... ...

Zoster

...sis Treatment Alternative ... Shingles, also called herpes zoster , gets its name from both the Latin and ... Shingles (Herpes Zoster ): General qu...al root ganglia is ... Shingles, also known as herpes zoster , gets its name from both Latin and French ... The reason is that the same virus tha...

Zinc in diet

... Includes sources, its function in the body, and symptoms associated with...t trace mineral. This element is second only to in its concentration in the body. ... Zinc in diet ....ce mineral. This element is second only to iron in its concentration in the body. ... low-protein diets ...

Zinc

...12 of the periodic table. Zinc is chemically similar to magnesium because its ion is of similar size and its only common oxidation state is +2. Zinc ... Zinc is an essential min...

Xeroderma Pigmentosum

...Xeroderma pigmentosum refers to a group of similar ... Xeroderma pigmentosum is also often ... the eight types of xeroderma pigmentosum has its own DNA ... ...
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Innerscope Research Adds to Its Advisory Board Two Pioneers in the Measurement and Application of Emotional Engagement

MIT professor Sandy Pentland, former Advertising Research Foundation Chief Research Officer Dr. Joseph Plummer Provide Key Insights BOSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Innerscope Research (R), a revolutionary biometric media research firm, announced today that it has added two new members to...

Innerscope Research Adds to Its Advisory Board Two Pioneers in the Measurement and Application of Emotional Engagement

MIT professor Sandy Pentland, former Advertising Research Foundation Chief Research Officer Dr. Joseph Plummer Provide Key Insights BOSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Innerscope Research (R), a revolutionary biometric media research firm, announced today that it has added two new members to...

Discovery of a water snake that startles fish in a way that makes them flee into its jaws

Forget the old folk tales about snakes hypnotizing their prey. The tentacled snake from South East Asia has developed a more effective technique. The small water snake has found a way to startle its prey so that the fish turn toward the snake's head to flee instead of turning away. In addition, th...

The BBVA Foundation presents its Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

The presentation ceremony in this inaugural edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards will take place on Thursday, June 18, under the presidency of the Spanish Minister of Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia, and the BBVA Foundation President, Francisco Gonzlez. The publi...

Afghanistan releases its first-ever list of protected species

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (June 3, 2009) -- The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that the Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), in an effort to safeguard its natural heritage, has released the country's first-ever list of protected species now banned ...

International Serious Adverse Events Consortium announces initial study results in its global research collaboration to identify genetic markers related to drug induced liver injury

Chicago (June 1, 2009) The International Serious Adverse Events Consortium (SAEC) announced today initial results from its research designed to discover genetic markers that may predict individuals at risk for serious drug induced liver injury (DILI). The SAEC is a nonprofit research corporation...

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One of the Nation's Leading Analytical Testing Laboratories is Now Easier to Access -- Pace Analytical Launches New Web Site to Showcase Its Three Business Divisions

Pace Analytical Services, Inc. Is Pleased To Announce The Launch Of Its New And Improved Website. The New Site Provides Users With A Comprehensive Overview Of Pace Analytical And Incorporates A More User-Friendly Design Layout To Enhance Functionality And Navigation. The Site Also Offers An Expan...

Omnio Healer Selects Eden Biodesign for cGMP Production of its Candidate Wound Healing and Anti-Infection Treatments

UMEA, Sweden, August 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnio Healer AB, a pioneer company developing novel therapies for wound healing and anti-infection, today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Eden Biodesign. Under the agreement Eden Biodesign will provide process development a...

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Adds Two Life Sciences Veterans to its Board of Directors

BRANFORD, Conn., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a developer of drugs to treat serious neurological and psychiatric disorders, today announced the appointment of George F. Horner III of Sofinnova Ventures and Harry T. Rein of Foundation Medical Partners to its Board...

Northwest Biotherapeutics Announces Plans to De-list From AIM and Consolidate its Stock Market Listing in U.S.

BETHESDA, Md., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO; AIM: NWBT and NWBS) today announces that it will seek shareholder approval for the Company to cancel its listing on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market ("AIM") (the "De-lis...

Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NIH/NCI for Its Multi-Targeted Lung Cancer siRNA Therapeutics

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirnaomics, Inc. (www.sirnaomics.com) announced today that the company has received an SBIR (small business innovation research) grant from National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Health (NIH), for its novel siRNA therapeutics to treat...

Double Helix Strengthens its Strategic Pricing and Reimbursement Practice with Hire of Caryn Zieses

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Double Helix Consulting US, a division of London-based Double Helix Development group, today announced the appointment of Caryn Zieses to the position of Senior Consultant. Zieses joins a multidisciplinary team of highly experienced strategic pricing, reimbu...

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Goat Anti-BRF2 Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex

Description:...omoter elements upstream of the initiation site. BRF2 is directly recruited to the TATA-box of polymerase III small nuclear RNA gene promoters through its interaction with the TATA-binding protein....
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Mouse Anti-67kD Laminin Receptor Prediluted Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, SPM278 from GeneTex

Description:...ckground Information Laminin, one of the major glycoproteins of basement membrane, displays multiple biological activities which are mediated through its interaction with specific cell membrane receptors. Overexpression of Laminin Receptor is reportedly an independent prognostic factor in breast cancer ...
Company:GeneTex

nano25 from Hudson Control Group, Inc.

Description:...igh throughput and ease of set up Fully compatible with robot loading systems or can be used manually Controlled via an RS-232 port and comes with its own easy-to-use GUI Includes Hudson Control Groups SoftLinx software, which provides an easy-to-use interface to coordinate the nano25's operation w...
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Autofluorescence Eliminator Reagent from CHEMICON

Description:...pes, including neurons. The presence of lipofuscin granules can complicate the use of fluorescence microscopy in the central nervous system because of its broad excitation and emission spectra, which overlaps with those of most commonly used fluorophores. The Autofluorescence Eliminator Reagent (Catalog ...
Company:CHEMICON

GeneMaths XT from Applied Maths

Description:... GeneMaths XT is undoubtedly the most complete and professional software for microarray analysis. its advanced concept of layers and subsets makes it is possible to work with different layers for different data outputs, for example Cy3 and Cy5, standar...
Company:Applied Maths

Canine CCL2 (JE; MCP-1) ELISA development Kit, DuoSet from R&D Systems

Description:...ifteen 96-well plates, provided that the following conditions are met:2 1. For assaying serum samples, each laboratory should develop and validate its own serum diluent. We suggest starting with PBS supplemented with 10 - 50% fetal calf serum. The serum diluent must not be used to dilute the Detectio...
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Abiogenesis

... Abiogenesis , in its most general sense, is the hypothetical generation... in the microscopic world was disproved as much as its occurrence in the macroscopic world. If organic ma...soup paradigm is self-deception on the ideology of its champions. … The history of science sh...

Absorption spectrum

... E = hf , a photon's energy is directly related to its frequency (and hence its wavelength). Only those wavelengths that corresp...the gas. Afterwards, the electron does not stay in its higher orbit and falls back down, emitting a photo...

Coenzyme A

... in areas such as fatty acid oxidization and the citric acid cycle . its main function is to carry acyl groups such as acetyl as thioesters . A...p to choline a reaction that is catalysed by choline acetyltransferase . its main task is conveying the carbon atoms within the acetyl group to th...

Acrosome

... In sperm cells of many higher animals, the acrosome develops over the anterior half of its head. It is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus . In Eutherian mammals , acrosome formation is completed during testicular matu...

Acrosome

... In sperm cells of many higher animals, the acrosome develops over the anterior half of its head. It is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus . In Eutherian mammals , acrosome formation is completed during testicular matu...

Active transport

...ttent needs. Co-transport Co-transport also uses the flow of one solute species from high to low concentration to move another molecule against its preferred direction of flow; but here, both solutes move in the same direction across the membrane. An example is the glucose symporter, which cotrans...
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Zinc finger

...re combined in one polypeptide to make a ... What sequence in which DNA chain is contacted by zinc finger 3? answer ... C4 zinc finger : its consensus sequence is CX2CX13CX2CX14-15CX5CX9CX2C . ... The Zinc Finger -containing Transcription Factors GATA-4, -5, and -6 - J. Biol. Chem. ......

Yolk

...o by FOX! (See award here) Check out other website reviews about Yolk . ... For the generasian next. Note: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words. The noun egg yolk has one meaning: Meaning #1 : the yellow spherical yolk n. The yellow, usually spherical por...

Y chromosome

...es a man a man? In a new study, researchers say that there is a dramatic loss of genes from the human Y chromosome that could eventually lead to its complete ... Encyclopedia article about Y chromosome . Information about Y chromosome in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclo...

Xenobiology

... Xenobiology is often used as a synonym to astrobiology, however, its meaning is now different: while astrobiologists look for life that is based on water and carbon, xenobiologists look for more "alien" life-f...

Xenopus

...rican aquatic frog of the genus Xenopus . It can grow up to a length of 5 in (12 cm) with a flattened head and body, but no external ear or tongue. its name is derived from the... Xenopus , research frogs, offers xenopus laevis. Frog suppliers for bio-medical research. ... Xenopus express! Kel...

X chromosome

... The X chromosome was named for its unique properties by early researchers, and ... The X chromosome carrie...The X chromosome contains considerably more genes than the Y, which has its ... The sex chromosomes raise an interesting dilemma: females (XX) car...
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