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Women with previous abnormal cervical cells at higher risk for recurrence and invasive cancer

New research from the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research has found that women who have been treated for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (abnormal cervical cell growth), are at higher risk for a recurrence of the disease or invasive cervical cancer. The large, population-based st...

LegalView Informs Baxter Heparin Patients of New Testing Standards for Blood Thinner Following Deaths From Previous Contamination

LegalView recently reported on new Baxter Heparin testing standards that are to be implemented this year and will ensure the blood thinner's safety following several deaths after the contaminated drug was used on patients, according to Bloomberg News.The tainted blood thinner was found to have an...

Diabetics with previous foot ulcers may be able to participate in walking program

COLUMBIA, Mo. More than 20 million Americans are living with diabetes, and that number is expected to increase by more than 5 million by 2010. One complication related to diabetes, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, (DM+PN), can cause individuals to develop foot ulcers and, in extreme cases, amputat...

Amilpar Revenues Grow 28% in the First 9 Months of 2008 and 4.5% Over Previous Quarter

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amilpar (BOVESPA: AMIL3, Bloomberg: AMIL3 BZ and Reuters: AMIL3.SA), the largest managed care organization in Brazil, announced today its consolidated results for the third quarter of 2008. 3rd Quarter 2008 Highlights -- Total memb...

Intestinal Infection Afflicts 13 of 1,000 Hospital Patients, Infection Rates 6.5 - 20 Times Greater Than Previous Estimates, New Study Says

More than 7,000 C. difficile Inpatients on Any One Day; Patients Dispersed Across Hospital Units ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The life-threatening bacterium that causes diarrhea and more serious intestinal conditions, Clostridium difficile, is sickening many more patient...

New AHIP Study in Health Affairs Challenges Previous Assumptions About Medigap's Impact on Medicare Costs

AHIP releases new study of Medigap market WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking research on Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap) challenges previous assumptions about Medigap's impact on Medicare costs. The new study by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) ...

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SELECT TRIAL Used Selenomethionine Instead of High-Selenium Yeast, SelenoExcell(R) - Previous Research has Shown SelenoExcell(R) Supplementation to Reduce Lung, Colon and Prostate Cancers by as Much as 63%, Says Cypress Systems, Inc.

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypress Systems, Inc., a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, emphasizes that the SELECT TRIAL results -- that were announced yesterday -- used a form of selenium known as selenomethionine. The SELECT TRIAL found no effects of either selenomethionine o...

Bradmer reports progression free survival data from previous Phase II glioblastoma multiforme trials

- PFS data from Neuradiab(TM) compares favorably to data from other technologies - TSX: BMR TORONTO, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX: BMR), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of cancer therapies, today release...

ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs and Symptoms Regardless of Previous Therapy in Two New Global Studies

- Phase III monotherapy study shows ACTEMRA is first and only biologic to demonstrate statistical superiority over methotrexate after 24 weeks of treatment - PARIS, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients who suffer the chronic and debilitating effects of rheumatoid arth...

Human Genome Sciences Presents Results of Phase 2 Trial of Albuferon(R) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed To Respond To Previous Therapy

- Results demonstrated 17% overall rate of sustained virologic response in non-responders to previous interferon-based therapy - - SVR results in line with previous studies of long-acting interferons in non- responders, with less frequent dosing - - Final data from Phase 2...

European Union's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on PEGINTRON(TM) Combination Therapy for Retreating Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed Previous Therapy

PEGINTRON and REBETOL(R) will be the only available hepatitis C therapy approved in the EU for a retreatment indication, upon European Commission approval KENILWORTH, N.J., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today report...

Flu Vaccine Used Last Winter Seems to Have Been Less Effective Than Vaccines Used in Previous Years

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 02, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll suggests that the flu vaccine used before last winter may have been less effective than the vaccines used in some previous years. The adults who had flu shots before last winter were only 24 percent less likely to get the flu than tho...
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Shandon Coverplate™ Technology

Description:...he gap between the coverplate and slide. The liquid stays in the gap until the next reagent is dispensed into the well. Its pressure then causes the previous reagent to be displaced by gravity flow. This process frees considerable technician time. Shandon Coverplates are used on the Shandon Sequenza®....
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The Medical Office Records

Description:...oes more than just log patient information. The software is designed to follow the flow of your patient visits, from chronicling patient histories and previous encounters to establishing new examination records via a series of provider-specific templates....
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ImmunoDOT TORCH Test

Description:... presence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex virus in serum and heparinized whole blood to indicate previous or current infection by these agents....
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biokitHSV-2 Rapid Test

Description:...nt of Care testing. The presence of antibodies to HSV-2 may be indicative of a previous infection with HSV-2 and may be of value in determination of previous immunological experience and to aid in the diagnosis of HSV associated disease. This assay will not differentiate whether infection is currently i...
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5702 Bariatric Stand-On Scale

Description:... the scaleuntil the next patient is weighed. If the patient gets off the scale and you havent recorded the weight, simply press the Recall button. The previous weight is displayed and a prior weight message blinks. In addition, the press of a button allows reweighing while the patient is still on the scale...
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Growth Hormone Binding Protein ELISA Test

Description:...f-life of GH in the circulation by complexing GH and delaying its elimination (2). The biological role of the GHBP is still unclear due partly to the previous lack of reliable and convenient assays and also due to the complexity of the in vitro effects (3). The main clinical application of GHBP measurements...
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Body shaping

... the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). But in 2006 , 10,323 such lift operations took place, an increase of 19 percent over the previous year. [5] Most surgeons break the surgical task into an upper, and a lower, body lift. A lower body lift removes the sagging skin on the back, abdom...

Medicine

...detail, the patient presents a set of complaints (the symptoms ) to the physician, who then obtains further information about the patient's symptoms, previous state of health, living conditions, and so forth. The physician then makes a review of systems (ROS) or systems inquiry , which is a set of ordered...

Ramón Carrillo

...9, 2005, the Argentine government decreed the full year 2006 as "Year of Honor to Ramón Carrillo". Many events were carried out to make amends for the previous injustices and the ideas of social medicine steering his work became republished. Short biography After attending elementary and middle sc...
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Zinc in diet

... ( Diet - Zinc ) information center covers Food Sources. ... Therefore, low-protein diets and vegetarian diets tend to be low in zinc . < previous ... Diet - zinc . Food Sources: High-protein foods contain high amounts of zinc . ... Therefore, low-protein diets and vegetarian diets ...

Urethral stricture

...thral Stricture Repair ... A urethral stricture is scarring that narrows the urethra. A urethral stricture most commonly results from a previous injury. Often no cause can be found. ... A urethral stricture is a narrowing of a section of the urethra. ... Congenital - some babies are bor...

Unconsciousness

...me unconscious from an injury or a health condition. ... Diseases & Conditions >> A-Z Health Library >> Unconsciousness . Back to previous page ... Unconsciousness is when a person is unable to respond to people and activities. ... Brief unconsciousness (or fainting) is often caus...

Tracheitis

...s . Alternative Names: Bacterial tracheitis ; Acute bacterial tracheitis . Symptoms: ... increasing deep or barking croup-like cough following a previous ... Tracheitis is most common in children and can cause discomfort and pain... Conditions & Treatments " Respiratory Disorders " How to Trea...

Toxin

...been blamed for poor B.t.- toxin expression, the ... toxin genes in plants has presented a technical challenge ... toxin gene expression. Two previous ... Researchers have demonstrated that a bacterial toxin from the common bacterium Staphylococcus aureus shuts down the control mechanism of t...

Toxocariasis

...xocariasis is not limited to pet owners. The ... Home >> Diseases & Conditions >> A-Z Health Library >> Toxocariasis . Back to previous page ... ... P. Ocular Toxocariasis . ... The incidence of ocular toxocariasis is undetermined and it may ... Ocular toxocariasis with p...
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Complications early in pregnancy or in previous pregnancies adversely affect existing or subsequent pregnancies

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Complications in early pregnancy or in previous pregnancies can predict the likelihood of further problems in current or subsequent pregnancies, according to research carried out by an international group of experts. Their findings will help clinicians to predict mor...

Transmission of antibiotic-resistant bacteria linked to previous intensive care unit room occupants

Staying in a room in the intensive care unit (ICU) previously occupied by a patient with treatment-resistant bacteria may increase the odds of acquiring such bacteria, according to a report in the October 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Two particular ...

Mouse study: New muscle-building agent beats all previous ones

The Johns Hopkins scientists who first created "mighty mice" have developed, with pharmaceutical company Wyeth and the biotechnology firm MetaMorphix, an agent that's more effective at increasing muscle mass in mice than a related potential treatment for muscular dystrophy now in clinical trials. ...

Cancer related gene p53 not regulated as indicated by previous tissue culture research

The cellular cascade of molecular signals that instructs cells with fatally damaged DNA to self-destruct pivots on the p53 tumor suppressor gene. If p53 is inactivated, as it is in over half of all human cancers, checks and balances on cell growth fail to operate, and body cells start to accumulate...

Carnegie donates landmark clones to biology

...at the cell membrane to regulate the uptake of the vital nutrient nitrogen. previous Carnegie work indicated that plants have a novel regulatory mechanism that ...tudy published in the July 6, Journal of Biological Chemistry . In the previous work, the scientists looked at the end of the protein Arabidopsis ammoniu...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

...fects of stratospheric ozone depletion, which most previous studies had not included. They compare coupled car...or "hum," that is not attributable to earthquakes. previous studies had found that this hum is excited by infr...t lightning as the electric field discharges. Some previous evidence suggested that Martian dust storms might ...

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Growth spurts

...n when looking through a liquid confined between two thin solid windows," says NCEM director Dahmen. "Our resolution is significantly higher than any previous studies of this nature, which made it possible for us to measure the movement and growth of individual colloidal particles only a few nanometers in si...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

...CITY studies. There was no difference in SAEs and fewer deaths were observed with pirfenidone compared to placebo. Adverse events were comparable to previous clinical studies of pirfenidone. New, pre-specified exploratory efficacy data from CAPACITY pertaining to dose-effect relationships, mean ...

Curis and Debiopharm Sign an Exclusive License Agreement Covering the HSP90 Inhibitor CUDC-305

...ns. In expanding its drug development efforts in the field of cancer through its targeted cancer drug development platform, Curis is building upon its previous experiences in targeting signalling pathways for the development of next generation targeted cancer therapies. For more information, visit Curis' webs...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...gh risk for pulmonary embolism are typically patients undergoing a significant surgical procedure, trauma patients or patients that have experienced a previous embolic event. IVC filters have been shown in several studies to significantly reduce the risk of pulmonary embolism and related mortality in certain ...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financing

... they may fail to perform as expected; the risk that ADVENTRX's significantly reduced workforce and leadership by officers who do not have substantial previous experience in executive leadership roles will negatively impact its ability to raise capital or maintain effective disclosure controls and procedures ...

New angle on gecko research

... to robotics." Geckos have long been known for their remarkable abilities to move on smooth surfaces such as glass. This study adds a new angle to previous research: geckos must be on an incline in order to trigger the deployment of their adhesive system. "Much has been learned in recent years about t...
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Nanoject II, 220 VOLT from Drummond Scientific Company

Description:... smaller micropipets. The handling of more viscous samples will also be improved. All factors which enhance the precise delivery of sample. Although previous models are excellent for Xenopus injections, the smaller tips and smaller injection volume may allow the user to perform injections into other specime...
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GeneAmp PCR Carry-over Prevention Kit from Applied Biosystems

Description:...ive results Designed to degrade PCR products from previous PCR amplifications without degrading native nuclei...of cells to specifically degrade PCR products from previous PCR amplifications in which dUTP has been incorpor... thymidine-containing DNA templates. Products from previous PCR amplifications are eliminated by excising urac...
Company:Applied Biosystems

RapidVUE® Particle Shape and Size Analyzer from Beckman Coulter

Description:...o belong to a particle. The image is scanned from top to bottom, identifying dark segments on each line, and associating them with the segments on the previous line. Features: Ease of Use - Intuitive Software • Organic Solvents Compatible • Unusual Shapes - Ability to analyze and see fibers, rods,...
Company:Beckman Coulter

pMIR-mU6, Mouse U6Template (Vector) from Mirus Bio Corporation

Description:...ion cassette in the form of a plasmid or to have a large supply of expression cassette DNA readily available. Any of the PCR products generated in the previous sections can be cloned into the siXpress(TM) Template if the target-specific downstream primer used to generate the PCR products include an Xho I or B...
Company:Mirus Bio Corporation

pMIR-mU6-Luc, Mouse U6 Luciferase Control Vector from Mirus Bio Corporation

Description:...ion cassette in the form of a plasmid or to have a large supply of expression cassette DNA readily available. Any of the PCR products generated in the previous sections can be cloned into the siXpress(TM) Template if the target-specific downstream primer used to generate the PCR products include an Xho I or B...
Company:Mirus Bio Corporation

Anti-JIP 1 / 2 (SH3) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone ZMD.177 from Invitrogen

Description:...cursor to the b-amyloid peptide that comprises the amyloid plaques characteristic of Alzheimers disease, in the adult mouse brain. Taken together with previous reports of active JNK in the brains of Alzheimers disease patients, this evidence suggests that the JNK signaling pathway, and thus the scaffolding fu...
Company:Invitrogen
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Antibiotic

...crobials , such as the sulfonamides . Antibiotics are small molecules with a molecular weight less than 2000 and they are not enzymes . Unlike previous treatments for infections, which included poisons such as strychnine , antibiotics were labelled "magic bullets": drugs which targeted disease with...

Apoptosis

...ia apoptosis. As has just been described in the previous section on development, all tissue in multicellula...r envelope. It must be noted, also, that while the previous stage of initial chromatin condensation has been o...ron-alpha/beta signaling to p53 responses..." (see previous section on Cell damage or infection ), Takaoka an...

Aseptic technique in microbiology

...ping in mind that the specimen on the innoculating loop could be contaminated during every unit of time it is exposed, the person would repeat the previous step identically with the tube or flask in which the specimen is to be deposited; however, the person would be depositing the sample into the tube o...

Biology

...ess of evolution . Indeed, it is one of the reasons that biological organism exhibit the striking similarity of units and processes discussed in the previous section. Charles Darwin established evolution as a viable theory by articulating its driving force: natural selection . ( Alfred Russell Wallace ...

Bone

...of two layers of compact bone with a zone of cancellous bone sandwiched between them. Irregular bones are bones which do not conform to any of the previous forms (e.g. vertebrae). Cells of bone Bone is typically divided in to cells and matrices . Bone cells include osteoblasts , so called ...

Biophysics

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Ventricle

... ... health information about Ventricle . ... the left atrium and ventricle of your heart. ... and highlighted that same ventricle in all the previous slides. ... Information about ventricle in the free online English ... right ventricle - the chamber on the right side of the heart ... third...

Thylakoid

...id -associated and integral membrane proteins that are not part of ... ... VBS Course Navigator, Photosynthesis, Thylakoid Membrane and Stroma, previous ... Thylakoid menbrane and compartment: The light reactions take place in the ... Definition and other additional information on Thylakoid fr...

Tetrapod

...od , named Sinostega pani, was discovered among fossilized ... As many of you correctly guessed, Tetrapod Zoology is moving, so you will need ... previous post, today (January 21 2007) is Tetrapod Zoology's first birthday. ... Tetrapods include all land-living vertebrates, such as frogs, turtles, ...

Seminal vesicles

...was removed during RP. ... showing a large right seminal vesicle cyst. ... The right ureter was transected at the seminal vesicle . ... In previous reports the seminal vesicle cystoadenoma was either considered a ... It was supposed that the origin of the mass might be the right seminal v...

Scientific method

...stigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific , a method of inquiry must be based o...stigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific , a method of inquiry must be based o...

Roots

...eas , John Roots Steakhouse is an old-fashioned New York style Steakhouse in Summit, NJ. ... Instead, Roots scored higher ratings than any previous entertainment program in history. ... The success of Roots had lasting impact on the television industry. ... rxdentistry.com dental dentist endo...
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