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BD/PEPFAR Lab-Strengthening Initiative Marks Progress in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB in Sub-Saharan Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A collaboration between the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has made significant progress in improving lab conditions and enhancing the skills of lab personnel on th...

Wynonna Judd Celebrates Her Progress on alli With Private Concert at Legendary Venue

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- alli spokeswoman Wynonna Judd held a private performance Saturday night at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville to celebrate her progress since starting the alli method, which has included dropping 2 dress sizes and just having more energy...

Stem Cell Industry Expert Praises, Encourages Continued Progress on Legislation to Promote Benefits of Cord Blood

OLDSMAR, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercedes Walton, CEO of Cryo-Cell International, one of the largest and most established family cord blood banks, is praising legislative progress to date and encouraging continued momentum for existing bills through the second half of the year. ...

VHA Citizenship and Sustainability Scorecard Shows Progress in the Health Care Network's Earth-Friendly Business Practices

VHA Releases "Go Green" Principles to Change the Nature of Business Operations IRVING, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit, community-owned hospitals, today released its second annual Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability Scorecard...

Rotary Marks Progress in Drive to Eradicate Polio

Despite economic challenges, donations exceed expectations BIRMINGHAM, England, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the final push to rid the world of a crippling and potentially fatal disease, Rotary International today announced that it has raised US$90.7 million toward its US$200 Million...

Kevin Niksarli, M.D. Of Newsight Laser Center, New York, N.Y. Reminds Early Detection Critical to Slowing Progress of Glaucoma on 6/17/2009

Kevin Niksarli, M.D. of Newsight Laser Center, New York, N.Y., states that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, affecting over 3 million Americans. As many as half of them do not even know they have the disease. That is because glaucoma - often called "the...

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Progress in Medical Technology

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

- Oral presentation on Sandostatin(R) LAR Depot Phase III data shows significant antitumor benefit in patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors of the midgut - Early data show that at eight weeks of treatment, Afinitor(R) stabilized or reduced tumor size in 61% of patients with advanced...

Clinical Genomics Continues Progress in Developing Biomarker Portfolio for Colorectal Cancer Testing

SYDNEY, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Genomics Pty Ltd, an Australian biotechnology company, announced today that Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, has agreed to provide milestone payments over the next two years t...

Terumo Heart, Inc. Reports Clinical Progress in the DuraHeart(TM) U.S. Pivotal Trial as NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center Implants First Patient

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart, Inc. today announced that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center recently became the second U.S. center, and first in the Northeast, to implant the DuraHeart(TM) Left-Ventricular Assist System as part of the DuraHe...

Pieris Reports Development Progress for Anticalin(R) PRS-050, a Next Generation VEGF Antagonist

FREISING-WEIHENSTEPHAN, Germany, February 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pieris AG, a biopharmaceutical company developing Anticalins(R), a novel class of targeted human protein therapeutics, reports today that it has made significant progress in the development of its Anticalin(R) candidate PRS-050, a pot...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Positive Progress of Three Lead Clinical Programs and General Outlook for 2009

Company Expects to Deliver Multiple Clinical Milestones throughout the Year; Amigal to Initiate Phase 3 Global Development in Second Quarter; Continued Strong Financial Position CRANBURY, N.J., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD ) today announced positive pr...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Substantial Progress Toward Commercialization and Announces 2009 Goals at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

- Albuferon(R) for hepatitis C, LymphoStat-B(R) for lupus and ABthrax(R) for inhalation anthrax all progressing rapidly toward commercialization - - GSK Phase 3 trial of darapladib underway in chronic coronary heart disease - - HGS provides 2009 financial guidance; expects less than $25 ...

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Progress in Medical Products

Clarus - Clinical Documentation

Description:...agement, I/O, Flow Sheets, Medication Administration Record, Test Results, Chart Notes and Therapies are accessible. Vitals and other periodic patient progress can be charted at the point of care on a wireless handheld terminal so the computer patient record is always current. Patient summary gives longitudin...
Company:American HealthNet

Dry Skin Scrub E*Kits®

Description:...ity protocols and continuum of care are easier to be established and maintained. Components are packaged in sequence of use, allowing the clinician to progress efficiently through procedures. Sterile E*Kits® from Medline include standard components....
Company:Medline Industries, Inc.

Wet Skin Scrub E*Kits®

Description:...ity protocols and continuum of care are easier to be established and maintained. Components are packaged in sequence of use, allowing the clinician to progress efficiently through procedures. Sterile E*Kits® from Medline include standard components....
Company:Medline Industries, Inc.

PowerPac HC Power Supply

Description:...ir maximum capability for high-throughput electrophoresis. The 2-line, 16-character LCD allows programming from a single screen and monitoring run progress at a glance by displaying all parameters at once. Intuitive programming permits multi-step methods and timed runs, with choice of constant voltage, co...
Company:Bio-Rad Lab Equipment

Intact hCG IRMA Test

Description:...y J.B. (ed.): Clinical Diagnostics, management of laboratory methods, 16th edition. W.B. Sanders Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1979. Vaitukaitis JL. Recent progress in Hormone Research 32: 289, 1976. Braustein GD, et al. Amer. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 126: 678-681, 1976. Lenton EG, et al. Fertil. Steril. 37: 773-77...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Intact hCG ELISA Test

Description:...y J.B. (ed.): Clinical Diagnostics, management of laboratory methods, 16th edition. W.B. Sanders Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1979. Vaitukaitis JL. Recent progress in Hormone Research 32: 289, 1976. Braustein GD, et al. Amer. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 126: 678-681, 1976. Lenton EG, et al. Fertil. Steril. 37: 773-77...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Progress in Medical Definition

Blind loop syndrome

... Blind loop syndrome is a medical condition that occurs when the intestine is obstructed, slowing or stopping the progress of digested food, and thus facilitating the growth of bacteria to the point that problems in nutrient absorption occur. Contents ...

European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

...state cancer Selected papers Review Riboli, E. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): Plans and progress J. Nutr. (2001) 131: 170S-175S Primary Bingham SA, Day NE, Luben R, et al . Dietary fibre in food and protection against colorectal canc...

Medicine

...then: develop a treatment plan (further testing, therapy, watchful observation, referral and follow-up) treat the patient accordingly assess the progress of treatment and alter the plan as necessary (management). The medical encounter is documented in a medical record , which is a legal document in...

Personalized medicine

... at the time of administration. The benefits of this approach are in its accuracy, efficacy, safety and speed. The term emerged in the late 1990s with progress in the Human Genome Project . Research findings over the past decade, or so, in biomedical research have unfolded a series of new, predictive science...
Progress in Medical Dictionary

Walking

... Walking is one of ... How do I start a walking program? ... Finally, cool down by walking slowly again for 5 minutes. ... Keep track of your progress with a walking journal or log. ... Walking sticks, also called trekking poles, pilgrim's staffs, hiking poles or ... Orthodox protodeacon hold...

Vascular diseases

...pheral Arterial Disease . Vascular Medicine. Blood Clots, Varicose Veins, Swollen Legs, Ulcers ... In fact, vascular disease increases as women progress ... Peripheral vascular disease information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, p...

Varicose Veins

...Closure treats varicose veins and their underlying cause, venous reflux. ... Varicose veins never go away without treatment and frequently progress and ... Large varicose veins can cause aching, fatigue, and even sores. ... Varicose veins usually affect people between the ages of 30 an...

Varicose Vein

...Closure treats varicose veins and their underlying cause, venous reflux. ... Varicose veins never go away without treatment and frequently progress and ... Large varicose veins can cause aching, fatigue, and even sores. ... Varicose veins usually affect people between the ages of 30 an...

Syncope

...aused by insufficient oxygen in the brain either through cerebral hypoxia or through hypotension, but possibly for other reasons. Typical symptoms progress through... Syncope (fainting) information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) ... Syncope can...

Stress

...on on stress and stress management. Covers recognizing stress triggers, tips for stress relief, managing stress , and more. Science makes progress in helping show link between management of stress and better health. ... Stress : How do you control weight gain? ... Researched study on stre...
Progress in Biological News

Human ES cells progress slowly in myelin's direction

Scientists from the University of Wisconsin, USA, report in the journal Development ( dev.biologists.org ) the successful generation from human embryonic stem cells of a type of cell that can make myelin, a finding that opens up new possibilities for both basic and clinical research. The cell...

Scientists announce major progress towards historic Census of Marine Life in 2010

In a report on progress towards the first Census of Marine Life, more than 2,000 scientists from 82 nations announce astonishing examples of recent new finds from the world's ocean depths. As more than 500 delegates gather for the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (Valencia, Spain Nov. 11...

Lack of large-scale experiments slows progress of environmental restoration

Madison, Wisc. - September 23, 2008 A new study finds that environmental restoration research using large experimental tests has been limited. The study, published in Restoration Ecology, maintains that for restoration to progress as a science and a practice, more research should be done on who...

Why some primates, but not humans, can live with immunodeficiency viruses and not progress to AIDS

Key differences in immune system signaling and the production of specific immune regulatory molecules may explain why some primates are able to live with an immunodeficiency virus infection without progressing to AIDS-like illness, unlike other primate species, including rhesus macaques and humans...

Major progress in technology needed for 25 percent renewable energy use to be affordable

Dramatic progress in renewable energy technology is needed if the United States desires to produce 25 percent of its electricity and motor vehicle fuel from renewable sources by 2025 without significantly increasing consumer costs, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today. Produced by...

Contraception: progress brings hope for new methods for men

For decades, pundits have predicted new contraceptives for men within the next 5 to 10 years. Are we really getting any closer? Judging from work presented today at the second "Future of Male Contraception" conference, the answer may finally be yes. But will men actually use a new method if r...

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Progress in Biological Technology

Nuevolution Announces Progress in Its Collaboration With Merck & Co. Inc.

COPENHAGEN, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuevolution A/S today announced that Merck & Co. Inc. has chosen to proceed to the second phase of the collaboration agreement announced in June 2008 to apply Nuevolution's proprietary Chemetics(R) drug discovery technology to identify novel small molecule l...

Micromet to Present Six Posters on Progress of BiTE Antibodies at the Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research

BETHESDA, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced the publication of six abstracts for poster presentations at t...

Microbix First Quarter Sales Grow Over 50% With Continued Progress On The Pipeline

New manufacturing facility opening in Second Quarter TORONTO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) said today that despite a challenging year for the biopharmaceutical industry, it has maintained its focus and continued its advance toward the ultimate goal...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Progress in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for Alagebrium

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synvista Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US : SYI) has completed enrollment of its BENEFICIAL study, a Phase 2 double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of the Company's compound alagebrium. The study is designed to measure the eff...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Progress of Two Phase 3 Clinical Programs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP ) today announced continued progress with its two Phase 3 clinical programs, Unit Dose Budesonide (UDB) for children with asthma and MAP0004 for the acute treatment of migraine. For UDB, all pat...

New Generation Biofuels Announces Test Burn Agreement With Progress Energy Florida

LAKE MARY, Fla., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Generation Biofuels Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF ) announced today that it has entered into a Test Burn Agreement with Progress Energy Florida (NYSE: PGN ) to demonstrate its proprietary biofuel technology in utility boiler applications. T...

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Progress in Biological Products

hKvLQT1/hminK-CHO K1 Recombinant Cell Line from Upstate

Description:...ploited as drug targets primarily due to the lack of functional high throughput screening technologies. Over recent years, there has been considerable progress in this important area. However, now there is a requirement for high quality research tools that will allow the full benefit of the new screening tech...
Company:Upstate

hNav1.6-HEK293 Recombinant Cell Line from Upstate

Description:...ploited as drug targets primarily due to the lack of functional high throughput screening technologies. Over recent years, there has been considerable progress in this important area. However, now there is a requirement for high quality research tools that will allow the full benefit of the new screening tech...
Company:Upstate

hKv1.5-CHO K1 Recombinant Cell Line from Upstate

Description:...ploited as drug targets primarily due to the lack of functional high throughput screening technologies. Over recent years, there has been considerable progress in this important area. However, now there is a requirement for high quality research tools that will allow the full benefit of the new screening tech...
Company:Upstate

hHCN4-CHO K1 Recombinant Cell Line from Upstate

Description:...ploited as drug targets primarily due to the lack of functional high throughput screening technologies. Over recent years, there has been considerable progress in this important area. However, now there is a requirement for high quality research tools that will allow the full benefit of the new screening tech...
Company:Upstate

hERG-CHO K1 Recombinant Cell Line from Upstate

Description:...ploited as drug targets primarily due to the lack of functional high throughput screening technologies. Over recent years, there has been considerable progress in this important area. However, now there is a requirement for high quality research tools that will allow the full benefit of the new screening tech...
Company:Upstate

hERG-CHO K1 Recombinant Cell Line from Upstate

Description:...ploited as drug targets primarily due to the lack of functional high throughput screening technologies. Over recent years, there has been considerable progress in this important area. However, now there is a requirement for high quality research tools that will allow the full benefit of the new screening tech...
Company:Upstate
Progress in Biological Definition

Abiogenesis

...n a new paradigm is available to replace it. Nevertheless, in order to make progress in science, it is necessary to clear the decks, so to speak, of failed para...isen for the first time on the primordial young Earth. Despite the enormous progress that has been made since the Miller-Urey experiment , abiogenesis is under...

Biodiversity

...e laws. "Laws and genes" is only about a century old. While the genetic approach is not new (domestication, plant traditional selection methods), progress made in the genetic field in the past 20 years lead to the obligation to tighten laws. With the new technologies of genetic and genetic engineering...

Brain

...e soul . This theoretical separation of the mind and brain became known as the mind-body problem (Bear, 2001). In the mid-1600s, however, great progress in the anatomy of the brain was achieved with the works of English anatomist Thomas Willis and Flemish anatomist Vesalius . They dispelled many of ...

Cancer

...ant genetic processes that fail to safeguard against the clonal proliferation of cells with unregulated growth potential occur very early in life and progress very quickly. The age of peak incidence of cancer in children occurs during the first year of life. Neuroblastoma is the most common infant malig...

Diabetes mellitus

...th fast and deeply. Abdominal pain is common and may be severe. The level of consciousness is normal until late in the process, when obtundation may progress to coma . The dehydration can become severe enough to cause shock . Laboratory tests typically show hyperglycemia , metabolic acidosis , normal or...

Down syndrome

...stem are unusually small, as is the superior temporal gyrus . Educational progress may also be damaged by illness and disabilities, such as recurring infecti...ic limitations; on the other, it shows that education can produce excellent progress whatever the starting point. The commitment of parents, teachers and therap...
Progress in Biological Dictionary

Tumor suppressor

...that protects a cell from one step on the path to cancer. When this gene is mutated to cause a loss or reduction in its function, the cell can progress to cancer, usually in combination with other genetic changes. will be reviewed below, a large number of tumor suppressor genes ... Thus far, ab...

Tripartite

...the shape of a mummy with hoe and pick, a tripartite wig that falls on top of the rectangular... Blair proposes tripartite committee to monitor progress -News and commentary relating to events in Israel, the occupied territories, and the world, along with an ... ...

Transcription start site

... sites by RACE. ... Massive transcriptoional start site analysis of human genes in ... DBTSS: database of transcription start sites , progress report 2008. Nucleic Acids Res. ... ... characterized the static structures of transcription start site usage within ... and demonstrate that...

Transcapsidation

...ns that are chemically and ... would be viral transmission ( transcapsidation ), since a virus could spread ... ISB To Discontinue 1-800 Service. progress In Developing A Plant ... be considered were transcapsidation and possible synergistic ... Transcapsidation ... ...

Spinal cord

...ganizations. ... of the Spinal Cord . Perhaps the feature of spinal cord tumors that distinguishes ... In general spinal cord signs that progress over more than a 2-week period ... ...

Oocytes

...oocytes mutant for a lossof-function ncd allele fused to gfp were ... ... vitro maturation (IVM) of oocytes followed by fertilization in ... progress with IVM has been hindered by the scarcity of suitable human oocytes for research. ... A baby girl is born with egg cells ( oocytes ) in he...
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