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Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

Research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute into the mechanics of how two types of white blood cells grow and die is fundamentally changing the development of computer models that are used to predict how immune system cells respond to a pathogenic threat. A team led by Professor Phil Hodgkin...

Demand for Short-Term Medical Help Leads to Growth for Travel Nursing Staffing Agency; Prompts Move to New Location and Addition of New Online Tools for Nurses

LUBBOCK, Texas, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Trends in the economy and the medical industry have led to a demand for less permanent positions and more temporary assignments. This matches perfectly with an increasing number of medical personnel looking for more flexibility and variety in their care...

Molecule prompts damaged heart cells to repair themselves after a heart attack

DALLAS April 10, 2009 A protein that the heart produces during its early development reactivates the embryonic coronary developmental program and initiates migration of heart cells and blood vessel growth after a heart attack, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The mole...

Study prompts new mandate for N.C. high schools

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A new study at Wake Forest University School of Medicine reveals that many N.C. high schools are not adequately prepared to handle the immediate medical needs of a student or employee who suffers a sudden cardiac arrest on campus. The findings were used to support a new statew...

Promise of Cash Prompts Smokers to Quit

Financial incentives tripled rates of cessation, study found,,,, WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Offering hard, cold cash to smokers to spur them to stop their unhealthy habit helps more people give up cigarettes, new research finds. The study, published in the Feb. 12 issue ...

Osteoporosis Drug Prompts Increase in Certain Bone Cells

Scientists not sure if finding points to potential problems; maker stands by medication WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Women who took the osteoporosis drug Fosamax for up to three years saw an increase in their number of osteoclasts, or cells that remove old, brittle bone, a ne...

Current Economic Situation Prompts Increased Smoking, Delay in Quit Attempts, Middle and Low-Income Americans Hit Hardest

One in Four Smokers Stressed About State of Economy Smoking More on Daily Basis Washington, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Legacy Foundation(R) -- the nation's largest public health foundation dedicated to reducing tobacco use in the U.S. -- announced the results of a ...

Demand for NutraCea Rice Bran Oil Prompts Major Expansion of Irgovel Plant Ahead of Schedule

PHOENIX, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, announced today that they have accelerated their plans to expand the recently acquired Irgovel plant located in Pelotas, Brazil ...

WSJ Article Prompts AHF to Renew Call for CDC to Release Stark New HIV Data

Article Hints CDC's Delay Suggests Dramatic Increase LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 'Wall Street Journal' article headlined, "Upward Revision of U.S. AIDS Cases Likely" (Marilyn Chase and Betsy McKay, December 1, 2007), in today's paper that suggests a delay by the ...

Jump in Youth Suicide Prompts National Children's Charity KidsPeace to Issue Tips on Prevention, Warning Signs

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Following today's startling survey by the Centers for Disease Control reporting the largest jump (8%) in youth suicide in more than 15 years, the 125-year-old national children's crisis charity KidsPeace is issuing a raft of expert tips and resources to help y...

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Prompts in Medical Technology

MTV and SpinVox Partner to Launch First Ever Integrated Voice Powered Cause-Related Social Networking Campaign 'Stand By What You Say'

...ately helps promote safe sex and lowers the risk of HIV and AIDS. Callers are greeted by 2008 Staying Alive Foundation Ambassador Kelly Rowland, who prompts them to leave a message at 513-729-6417. The voice messages are converted to text and posted on a bespoke Staying Alive Blog http://www.standbywhatyo...

Supportive Oncology Services Accrues One Million Cancer Patient Self-Reported Assessments

...h review of body systems and psychological/social well-being, facilitating a more focused and productive physician/patient encounter. "The PACE System prompts patients to tell me things they might otherwise forget," according to Pat Cobb, MD, Medical Oncologist with Hematology-Oncology Centers of the Norther...
Prompts in Medical Products

LD400 FT Autoperimeter System

Description:...ts and threshold strategies as well as single or multiple stimulus testing capabilities. The LD400 FT also includes voice recognition as well as voice prompts in 28 different languages. Paradigm's LD400 FT features Fast Threshold and patented Kinetic Fixation which reduces patient fatigue, increases pa...
Company:Paradigm Medical Industries, Inc.

Samaritan AED

Description:...nally well-engineered, lightweight (4lbs), easy-to-use defibrillator suited for everyone. The large display with text instructions and extensive voice prompts guide the rescuer step-by-step through the resuscitation process. Daily, weekly and monthly checks along with a visible status indicator assures that ...
Company:AED Heart

Oxicom 3000

Features:... An intelligent display prompts you on each step in the measurement process Waters Medical Systems has designed three QC filters to guide you through the quality control process Prov...
Company:Waters Medical Systems

RADIANCE

Features:...ted completion of maintenance log for Radiometer analyzers Combined maintenance log and to-do reminder system for all analyzers Report manager prompts users to review reports and provides electronic logging of review process RADIANCE connects most brands of POC STAT analyzers. Protocols supported...
Company:Radiometer America Inc.

Surgical C-Arm Table - 840

Features:...s all motions (has release for float) Main Control Panel: LCD screen displays actual tabletop position (all axes) in real time, and provides menus and prompts for other functions Push Button: releases X-Y Tabletop motions Patient Restraints: Three body straps Finish: Powder coat Patient Capacity: 500 lb ...
Company:Biodex Medical Systems

DOLPHIN® II Hysteroscopic Fluid Management System

Features:...e, and user messages Nonpulsatile, even-pressure pump: Steady distention of uterus and clear visualization from 40 to 140 mm Hg Easy to operate: prompts user through patient setup and indicates when bag needs to be changed...
Company:GYRUS ACMI

Pipette Tracker/Pipette Tracker Pro

Features:... Software prompts and Procedure Guide are easy to read and to follow Technical support is readily available at no charge SOPs easily input and automatically enf...
Company:Artel

Medstone STS-TC

Features:...th the efficacious PA delivery approach, from our Flagship product the Medstone® STS. Newly refined stone targeting software provides step-by-step prompts to assist in the quick and simple stone localization process and automatically brings the patient to f2. A simple to use docking system ensures accura...
Company:Prime Medical Services, Inc.

Osmetech OPTI CCA Touch

Features:... Performing a blood gas in any location is as easy as 1-2-3. The integrated color touch screen shows you the way. Information images provide prompts for easy operation Colorful icons make functions easily identified Easily understood display and operation reduces training time Single-U...
Company:Osmetech, Inc.

HERMES-Ready Amsco 3085 SP Surgical Table

Features:...l, so there is no additional learning required. The user interface is easy to operate. Video menus appear immediately on voice command, and act as prompts for the next command. HERMES also gives an audio response as commands are activated. Additional monitors can be utilized to allow other OR staff t...
Company:STERIS Corporation
Prompts in Medical Dictionary

Oligospermia

...erm count displays a symptom known as oligospermia . ... When it comes to oligospermia , a couple can feel intense frustration when it ... What prompts a man to look for specialty homeopathy oligospermia treatments? ... Find natural support Oligospermia treatment & natural Oligospermi...

Labyrinth

...tailed overview of the history and spiritual meanings of the labyrinth . ... A labyrinth contains non-verbal, implicate geometric and numerological prompts ... Labyrinths , all about labyrinths , biggest directory of labyrinths , where to find, where to buy, labyrinth coalition,Chartres Labyrint...
Prompts in Biological News

What really prompts the dog's 'guilty look'

Amsterdam, 11 June 2009 - What dog owner has not come home to a broken vase or other valuable items and a guilty-looking dog slouching around the house? By ingeniously setting up conditions where the owner was misinformed as to whether their dog had really committed an offense, Alexandra Horowitz,...

Lupus gene finding prompts call for more DNA samples

Wellcome Trust researchers have identified a key gene involved in the disease Lupus, which affects around 50,000 people in the UK, mostly women. The lead researcher behind the study has called for more patients to volunteer DNA samples to enable them to further study the underlying causes of the d...

Malaria vaccine prompts victims' immune system to eliminate parasite from mosquitoes

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have developed an experimental vaccine that could, theoretically, eliminate malaria from entire geographic regions, by eradicating the malaria parasite from an area's mosquitoes. The vaccine, so far tested only in mice, would prompt the immune sys...

Renewed dolphin slaughter prompts new campaign

As the annual dolphin drive hunts begin in the Japanese villages of Taiji and Futo, a consortium of scientists and zoo and aquarium professionals has launched a campaign to end the practices through public awareness and by appealing to the government of Japan to put an end to the hunts. The "Act f...

Just like us, social stress prompts hamsters to overeat, gain weight

Put a mouse or a rat under stress and what does it do? It stops eating. Humans should be so lucky. When people suffer nontraumatic stress they often head for the refrigerator, producing unhealthy extra pounds. When Syrian hamsters, which are normally solitary, are placed in a group-living situati...

NYC's First Rapid HIV Drug-resistant AIDS Case Prompts Call to Step Up HIV Prevention

New York City's Public Health Department today issued a public health advisory after reporting the first documented case of an alarming, new, rapidly-progressing and highly drug resistant strain of HIV in a New York man who progressed from his initial HIV infection, thought to have occurred in mid-...

Mary had a lot of lambs: Researchers identify way to accelerate sheep breeding

... Mary had a little lamb, but only once a year. However, Cornell Sheep Program researchers have discovered an unusual form of a gene that prompts ewes to breed out of season as well as conceive at younger ages and more frequently. They conducted a simple genetic test to identify the presence ...

Gene activity reveals dynamic stroma microenvironment in prostate cancer

...to neurogenesis (the growth of neurons or nerve cells)," said Ittmann. "This independently supported Dr. Ayala's previous finding that prostate cancer prompts the growth of new nerve cells, which is linked to poor prognosis." Other genes were linked to axongenesis, which refers to new axons, the slender ...

Princeton team's analysis of flu virus could lead to better vaccines

...using techniques that combine computing and biophysics, suggested that a phenomenon known as antibody interference was at play. It arises when a virus prompts the creation of multiple types of antibodies. During a viral attack, what then transpires is that antibodies vie with each other to defend the body an...

UC Riverside professor receives top scientific honor

...esistant mosquitoes for the purpose of mosquito control. Raikhel has deciphered in great molecular detail a chemical chain reaction and genes which prompts disease-spreading mosquitoes to produce and mature their eggs. Manipulation of this process may be key to controlling the mosquito populations respons...
Prompts in Biological Technology

Growth prompts new location for scientific instrument manufacturer

Burlington, Wis. . - Strong sales of its consumables and scientific instrumentation has promoted Analogix, Inc. to moved its operation to a larger facility here, the company reported Thursday. Analogix manufacturers scientific instruments and consumables used by research chemists developing n...

Cephalon Quarterly Conference Call Invitation

...ogging on to the company's website at www.cephalon.com and clicking on the "Investors" tab then "Webcast." Please click on the link and follow the prompts for registration and access. If you are unable to listen to the live broadcast, an audio or webcast replay of the call will be available approxim...

Heart Disease: An Epidemic For Firefighters

...in the station houses. And, over the years, the traditional firehouse alarm in Gwinnett stations has been replaced with softer alarms and even-voiced prompts to awaken sleeping first responders. As a result of the study, Saint Joseph's Hospital and Dr. Superko's team implemented a two month screening p...

Cephalon, Inc. to Webcast Analyst Day

...s the webcast, log on to the company's website at http://www.cephalon.com and click on "Investors," then "Webcast." Click on the link and follow the prompts for registration and access. About Cephalon, Inc. Founded in 1987, Cephalon, Inc. is an international biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the d...

BioAuthorize Holdings, Inc. Names New Directors and Executive and Unveils Modification to Its Voice Biometric Authentication Service

...s checking voicemail on your phone. You simply call the BioAuthorize number, say your name, enter your register phone number, and follow the prompts to authorize or pre-authorize your transaction. That's All! BioAuthorize also has completed telecom infrastructure changes that have significant...

Bunge Limited Schedules Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call

..." link on the Bunge homepage then select "Webcasts and News Alerts". Click on the link for the "Q3 2008 Bunge Limited Conference Call," and follow the prompts to join the call. Please go to the Web site at least 15 minutes prior to the call to register and to download and install any necessary audio software...

Cephalon Quarterly Conference Call Invitation

...n to the company's website at http://www.cephalon.com and clicking on "Investor Information" then "Webcast." Please click on the link and follow the prompts for registration and access. If you are unable to listen to the live broadcast, an audio or webcast replay of the call will be available approximate...

Cephalon Quarterly Conference Call Invitation

...n to the company's website at http://www.cephalon.com and clicking on "Investor Information" then "Webcast." Please click on the link and follow the prompts for registration and access. If you are unable to listen to the live broadcast, an audio or webcast replay of the call will be available approximate...

World Hepatitis Alliance Calls on Governments to Take Urgent Action to Tackle Chronic Viral Hepatitis B & C Epidemic

... GENEVA, Switzerland, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Shocking Lack of Global Statistics prompts Creation of First Global Resource on Hepatitis: The Hepatitis Atlas The World Hepatitis Alliance, a newly formed Non-Governmental Organisation, toda...

Honeywell HomMed Wins 2008 Medical Design Excellence Award for Genesis DM Remote Care Device

... The award-winning Honeywell HomMed remote patient monitoring device is ideal for both the patient and the medical professional, using text or voice prompts to guide patients through a series of yes/no questions that allow medical professionals to monitor and receive a thorough health assessment. The Hon...
Prompts in Biological Dictionary

Antigens

... A antibody generator or antigen (Ag) is a substance that prompts the generation of antibodies and can cause an immune response. We now know that the immune system does not consist of only antibodies. The modern ...

Antigen

... A antibody generator or antigen (Ag) is a substance that prompts the generation of antibodies and can cause an immune response. We now know that the immune system does not consist of only antibodies. The modern ...
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