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CareFusion Issues Update Regarding Previously Disclosed June 12, 2009 Recall of the Alaris(R) System

SAN DIEGO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation, which is expected to become a public company following its planned spinoff from Cardinal Health, today issued the following update regarding its previously disclosed recall of the Alaris System: On June 12, 2009, the ...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Amends Terms and Extends Deadlines for Previously Announced Cash Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), have amended the terms of their previously announced offers to purchase for cash (i) their Senior Secured Floating R...

Rate of Breast Cancer in Italy Significantly Higher Than Previously Reported

PHILADELPHIA, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis of the incidence of breast cancer in Italy per 100,000 women between the ages of 0 to 84 from 2000 to 2005 shows a 72 percent spike above official estimates issued by the Ministry of Health, with the sharpest uptick of +28.6 percent fo...

Mercury in Mackenzie River delta dramatically higher than previously believed

EdmontonUniversity of Alberta researchers conducting a water study in the Mackenzie River Delta have found a dramatically higher delivery of mercury from the Mackenzie River to the Arctic Ocean than determined in previous studies. Researcher Jennifer Graydon analyzed water in the Mackenzie Rive...

Prevalence of Interstitial Cystitis in U.S. Much Larger Than Previously Believed

RAND Interstitial Cystitis Epidemiology (RICE) study estimates prevalence of 3 to 8 million women in U.S. with interstitial cystitis WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three to eight million women in the United States may have interstitial cystitis (IC). This newly released preval...

Less Than a Year After CDC Announced the U.S. HIV Epidemic Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought, Public's Sense of Urgency Is Down, Even Among Some Higher Risk Groups

Sense of Personal Risk Falls for Young Adults, Testing Rates Are Stagnant Amidst Call for Stepped Up Focus on Domestic HIV/AIDS, There Is Public Support for More Spending and the Public Believes Greater Efforts on Prevention Will Make a Difference WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewsw...

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R788 in TASKi3 Clinical Trial Does Not Meet Efficacy Endpoints in RA Patients Who Had Previously Failed Biologic Therapies - Results Incongruent

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL ) today announced that in the TASKi3 Phase 2b clinical trial in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who had failed to respond to at least one biologic treatment, the group treat...

American Lung Association Study to be Published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' Finds Prescription Heartburn Medication Does Not Control Asthma Symptoms as Previously Thought

--Practice Changing Study Calls on Doctors to Stop Prescribing Potent Heartburn Medications to Asthma Patients Without Frequent Symptoms of Gastric Reflux-- WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For nearly 20 years, it was believed that severe asthma symptoms such as coughing, wheezi...

Continued Overall Survival Advantage Reported From Pivotal Trial of VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapy in Patients With Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today reported updated results based on extended follow up of patients from the large, international Phase III VISTA(1) trial showing continued survival improvement for patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma...

Prolonged Progression-Free Survival Demonstrated by VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Induction Regimens in Transplant-Eligible Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma Patients

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today reported updated results from two large, multi-center, randomized Phase III clinical trials of VELCADE based combinations for the induction treatment of transplant-eligible patients with previously untreated multip...

Novel VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Four-Drug Combination Was Well Tolerated In Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma Patients

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today reported the Phase I results from a randomized, multi-center, Company-sponsored Phase I/II study of VELCADE, dexamethasone, cyclophosphamide and lenalidomide (VcDCR) in patients with previously untreated multiple m...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Phase III Results of VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection in Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma Patients

- Patients in the VELCADE, melphalan and prednisone arm demonstrated a significant survival benefit as well as a 30 percent complete response - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today announced the publication of results from the 682 patient, ...
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High Mag 4 Mirror Gonio Lens

Description:...ferred standard lens for static and dynamic gonioscopy and features : Crispest, clearest imaging with high magnification to appreciate details previously unattainable with Gonio lenses. 4 equally angled mirrors (64) provide a complete 360 view of the anterior chamber with slight rotation. Availabl...
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Digital ClearMag Lens

Description:...signs, the Digital ClearMag lens delivers enhanced high magnification views of the posterior pole. Using this advanced lens will provide image quality previously unattainable with the binocular indirect method of examination for more detailed and comprehensive views, helping to reduce overall examination time....
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Digital ClearField Lens

Description:...e Digital ClearField lens delivers enhanced wide field views of the mid and far peripheral retina. Using this advanced lens will provide image quality previously unattainable with the binocular indirect method of examination for more detailed and comprehensive views, helping to reduce overall examination time....
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MedPlexus Medical Billing Software

Description:...isit information functionality of the MedPlexus System accessible through a hand-held device (PDA). You'll save time and have access to data that was previously available only at your desktop - review appointment schedules, create super bills and more. The information stored in your hand-held is downloaded and...
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Slimline Multi-use (MU) pH Catheter

Description:...imline catheters are designed to perform identically and use the same temperature correction factors as the equivalent Zinetics™ 24 designs sold previously by Medtronic. Thus, Slimline catheters can be used in pH testing protocols designed for Zinetics 24 pH catheters....
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Slimline Single-use (SU) pH Catheter

Description:...imline catheters are designed to perform identically and use the same temperature correction factors as the equivalent Zinetics™ 24 designs sold previously by Medtronic. Thus, Slimline catheters can be used in pH testing protocols designed for Zinetics 24 pH catheters....
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology
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Pathology

... is generally a non-specific response triggered by the injured tissue cells themselves, as well as specialized cells of the innate immune system and previously developed adaptive immune mechanisms. A localized acute inflammatory response triggers vascular changes in the injured area, recruits pathogen -fig...

Neurobiological Brain Disorder

...ve a high co-morbidity with endocrine-system abnormalities such as in the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis. Historically, other illnesses with previously unexplained etyiologies, when affecting brain function such as thyroid hormone dysfunctions, Multiple Sclerosis, and certain vitamin deficiencies, had...
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Viral croup

... not breathing better after the steam ... Viral Croup : This article reviews the assessment, common causes, and treatment of a child with a previously normal airway presenting with acute stridor. Penn State Children's Hospital provides world class care and services ... Most children with vir...

Vector

...agenesis ... Information about Promega's Vectors , including GenBank® links, multiple cloning ... Examples of vector quantities which have been previously discussed include ... Vector quantities are not fully described unless both magnitude and direction ... ... Vector Calculations ... interested...

Vaccine

... ... Smallpox Vaccine . 18 ... Studies Conducted with ACAM2000 Vaccine , and Master and. Production Virus ... ACAM2000 GMTs for Vaccine -Naïve vs. previously ... What is the most important information I should know about this vaccine ? ... What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiv...

Thiamine

..... Discussion of function, deficiency, disease treatment, food sources and ... Thiamin (also spelled thiamine ) is a water-soluble B vitamin, previously known ... Description: Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamin which is used to protect against ... Thiamine must be replenished every 5-6 hours ...

Tearing

...tearing . Cutting. This material-related article is a stub. ... Screen tearing is a phenomenon in video where a newly rendered frame overlaps a previously rendered frame, creating a torn look as edges of objects fail to line up. This occurs when the video card or the software using it begins updating the...

Superinfection

... In virology, superinfection is the process by which a cell, that has previously been infected by one virus, gets coinfected with a different strain of the virus, or another virus at a later point in time. Viral superinfections...
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Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter

Dallas, TX (June 29, 2009) -- A team of experts in biomechanics and physiology that conducted experiments on Oscar Pistorius, the South African bilateral amputee track athlete, have just published their findings in the Journal of Applied Physiology . Some of their previously confidential finding...

Lower increases in global temps could lead to greater impacts than previously thought, study finds

Princeton, NJ February 23, 2009 - A new study by scientists updating some of the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2001 Third Assessment Report finds that even a lower level of increase in average global temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions could cause signi...

Evolutionary process more detailed than previously believed, study shows

New evidence from a study of yeast cells has resulted in the most detailed picture of an organism's evolutionary process to date, says a Texas A&M University chemical engineering professor whose findings provide the first direct evidence of aspects, which up until now have remained mostly theory. ...

Nations that sow food crops for biofuels may reap less than previously thought

MADISON -- Global yields of most biofuels crops, including corn, rapeseed and wheat, have been overestimated by 100 to 150 percent or more, suggesting many countries need to reset their expectations of agricultural biofuels to a more realistic level. That's according to a study led by Matt John...

Whispering bats are 100 times louder than previously thought

Annemarie Surlykke from the University of Southern Denmark is fascinated by echolocation. She really wants to know how it works. Surlykke equates the ultrasound cries that bats use for echolocation with the beam of light from a torch: you won't see much with the light from a small bulb but you cou...

Nanoparticles in the home: More and smaller than previously detected

Extremely small nanoscale particles are released by common kitchen appliances in abundant amounts, greatly outnumbering the previously detected, larger-size nanoparticles emitted by these appliances, according to new findings* by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (N...

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Quest Diagnostics Finalizes Previously Announced Settlement With Government Related to Test Kit Subsidiary Closed in 2006

MADISON, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ) today announced it finalized resolution of the previously disclosed federal government investigation related to certain test kits manufactured by NID, a test kit manufacturing subsidiary closed volu...

ThermoGenesis Says FDA Concurs with Plan for Previously Announced AXP(TM) Bagset Recall

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis, Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL ), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today that the FDA has agreed with its plan to remedy the voluntary recall of certain lots of AXP d...

InNexus Completes Previously Announced Private Placement

BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InNexus Biotechnology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IXSBF; TSX VENTURE: IXS; http://www.ixsbio.com ), announced today that it has completed a second private placement on the same terms and conditions as the private placement that was complet...

Senesco Technologies Closes Remaining $3.0 Million of Previously Announced Financing

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senesco Technologies, Inc. ("Senesco" or the "Company") (Amex: SNT ) today announced that the Company recently closed on the remaining $3.0 million of its previously announced private placements with YA Global Investments, LP ("YA Global")...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Time Change to Previously Announced Presentation at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference

SAN DIEGO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today announced it has re-scheduled its presentation time at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference in Key Biscayne, FL to Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT. Previ...

Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Implements Additional Workforce Reduction as Part of Previously Announced Corporate Restructuring

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Inc. (Nasdaq: NSTK ) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to further reduce operating expenses and align the company's workforce with its strategic, business and clinical development re...
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Human, Bovine, Porcine, Rat VIP, aa 6-28 from Biotrend Chemikalien GmbH

Description:...rcine, rat) Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP) receptor antagonist. This carboxy-terminal VIP fragment was found to be twofold more potent than any previously described VIP receptor antagonists. Storage: Desiccate at -20 C...
Company:Biotrend Chemikalien GmbH

SpliceArray Service from ExonHit Therapeutics Inc.

Description:...ented array design monitors the expression of alternatively spliced exons that empowers you to investigate disease-associated isoforms at a resolution previously unattainable by microarrays. G-Protein Coupled Receptor (GPCR) and Ion Channel arrays are currently available under the service; arrays of other gene ...
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Qentix (tm) Western Blot Signal Enhancer from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:...ocol. The result is an increase in the intensity of target protein bands on the Western blot or detection of target proteins at a level that could not previously be detected. Some protein targets have resulted in a three- to 10-fold increase in band intensity after treatment with the Qentix Western Blot Signal ...
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Nanoject II, 220 VOLT from Drummond Scientific Company

Description:...are excellent for Xenopus injections, the smaller tips and smaller injection volume may allow the user to perform injections into other specimens that previously could not be performed with older models. Positive displacement technology and the use of precision micropipets, eliminates the need for tedious cal...
Company:Drummond Scientific Company

COPAS 500 from Union Biometrica

Description:...ametric Analyzer and Sorter) large particle flow cytometers from Union Biometrica bring the advantages of flow cytometry to applications that were not previously considered good candidates for automated analysis and sorting. Our instruments are based on the same principles as traditional flow cytometers, but a...
Company:Union Biometrica

CLARA Integration Software Version 2.3 from Caliper Life Sciences

Description:...custom Allegro Modules allowing for the simple interface with more than 100 laboratory devices. It is designed to connect "islands of automation" that previously couldn't communicate with one another. Its easy-to-use Windows interface supports existing and new customer applications in areas such as drug discove...
Company:Caliper Life Sciences
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Antibiotic

... accidental fungal contamination. Rather than discarding the contaminated plate, Fleming noticed a clear zone surrounding the colony of mold . Having previously studied the ability of the enzyme lysozyme to kill bacteria, Fleming realized that the mold was secreting something that stopped bacterial growth....

Apoptosis

... deprivation or DNA damage, as explained by Chiarugi and Moskowitz in their previously mentioned article on PARP-1. Both extrinsic and intrinsic pathways have i...ng of both structural and functional elements of the cell, resulting in the previously described morphological changes. Biochemical execution Caspases ar...

Artificial life

... helped to found a new discipline. Langton's official conference announcement of Artificial Life I was the earliest description of a field which had previously barely existed: Artificial life is the study of artificial systems that exhibit behavior characteristic of natural living systems. It is the ques...

Biodiversity

...sustaining ecosystems. See also Environmental economics Evaluation of biodiversity Measurement of biodiversity From the viewpoint previously defined, no single objective measure of biodiversity is possible, only measures relating to particular purposes or applications. For practical cons...

BLAST

...ces, a BLAST search enables a researcher to look for sequences that resemble a given sequence of interest. For example, following the discovery of a previously unknown gene in the mouse , a scientist typically will perform a BLAST search of the human genome to see if human beings carry a similar gene; BLAS...

Chromatid

...e, each chromosome will replicate itself during the Synthesis phase within its life cycle. Chromosomes that have replicated stay together, held by the previously mentioned centromere. Because one chromosome became two, the two copies are now called sister chromatids, or generally, chromatids. ...
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Virulence

... Durham NC (SPX) Aug 29, 2005 - University Medical Center have identified a previously unknown family of virulence factors that make the bacterium responsible...cent ... Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have identified a previously unknown family of virulence factors that make the bacterium responsible...

Vectors

...tion is the addition of vectors . ... Observe the following summations of two force vectors : ... Examples of vector quantities which have been previously discussed include ... Vectors can be directed due East, due West, due South, and due North. ... Detailed explanation of vectors may be found at...

Thallus

...m Latinized Greek θαλλός (thallos), meaning a green shoot or twig, is an undifferentiated vegetative tissue of some non-mobile organisms, which were previously known as the thallophytes. Thallus was a historian who wrote in Greek. It is uncertain when he wrote, but it was probably in the middle of the fi...

Slime molds

... phylum Acrasiomycota, especially of the genus Dictyostelium, that grow on dung and decaying Slime molds are fungus-like organisms that have previously been classified as ... Plasmodia are the feeding stages of slime molds , and they are frequently seen on ... The blob is a slime mold called...

Ribonucleic acid

...edical definitions ... Ribonucleic acid (RNA): A nucleic acid molecule similar to DNA but containing ... rna: ribonucleic acid . RNA, as previously mentioned, is an acronym for ribonucleic acid . ... It can either specify the amino acid methionine in the middle of a ... RNA- Ribonucleic ...

Retrotransposon

...... Including numerous LTR retrotransposon families that have not been previously ... Although the majority of rice retrotransposon families have been iden...oS Genetics is an ... results indicate that LINE retrotransposon RNA is a previously ... L1 retrotransposon is a major group of interspersed repetitive ... ...
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