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Bayer HealthCare Announces Recipients of 2009 International Hemophilia Nursing Fellowship

BOSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today the recipients of the 2009 World Federation of Hemophilia's International Hemophilia Nursing Fellowship. This Bayer-supported initiative provides hemophilia education and training to nurses in developing countries - areas where hemop...

Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award Recipients Announced

The award recognizes outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of humane animal research in medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) today announces the winners of the 8th annual ...

Finding a New Doctor Becoming More Difficult for Medicare Recipients Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com

The American College of Physicians estimates the number of internists will decline by 2025, and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission indicates finding a new primary physician became more difficult for seniors—meaning that Medicare recipients should consider shopping early for the best...

American Psychiatric Foundation Names 2009 Recipients of Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health

Awards Honoring Mental Health Programs Supported by a Grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhancing the quality of care and increasing awareness of and access to mental health care for underserved minority communities are all values held by the...

Organ Donor Families, Transplant Recipients Journey to State Capitol to Urge Passage of Key Donor Designation Legislation

SB 552 (Padilla) Designed to Educate First-Time Drivers on Organ and Tissue Donation SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Families of organ and tissue donors will join organ transplant recipients at the State Capitol on April 28 to urge lawmakers to pass SB 552 (Padilla), which would ...

Cochlear Americas Hosts Celebration 2009 for Cochlear Implant Recipients and Their Families

Event Marks World's Largest Gathering of Cochlear Implant Recipients DENVER, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas, the world's leader in advanced hearing technologies, brings together cochlear implant recipients and their families for the third Cochlear Celebration on March 26-29 in Ana...

ASGE's Birthday e-Card Reminds Recipients to Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer!

Study shows that sending screening reminders near a birthday increases colorectal cancer screenings OAK BROOK, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has created a birthday e-Card featuring cartoon characters Peter and Polly Polyp(...

Consumer Watchdog: Health Insurers & Drug Companies Contributed $5.5 Million to Top 10 Senate and House Recipients Since 2005

Senator Max Baucus, Leading Architect of Health Care Reform, Received More Industry Contributions Than Any Other Democrat WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health insurers and pharmaceutical manufacturers contributed $5.5 million to the top 10 recipients in the U.S. Senate and Ho...

American Psychiatric Foundation Announces Recipients of Helping Hands Grants

Awards Honoring Mental Health Programs Supported by a Grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. ROCKVILLE, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Psychiatric Foundation (APF) has named three universities as the recipients of Helping Hands Grants. Each school will receive a grant of u...

Liver transplant recipients with hepatitis B may need lifelong antiviral treatment

Patients who undergo liver transplantation for hepatitis B-related liver damage should receive lifelong antiviral treatment to keep the disease from coming back. A new study shows that they lack cellular immunity against the disease, making recurrence likely if antiviral treatment is withdrawn. Th...

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2008 Human Research Protection Award Recipients Announced

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The winner of the 2008 Award for Excellence in Human Research Protection was announced today by Dr. Peter G. Goldschmidt, President and Founder of the Health Improvement Institute. The winner of the annual award was the University of Texas...

An Independent Study Reports on the Utility of ImmuKnow(R), the Cylex(TM) Immune Cell Function Assay, for Monitoring Heart Transplant Recipients

The results of the largest study performed to date will be presented during the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual Meeting in Paris, France on April 24, 2009 COLUMBIA, Md., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Since it was cleared as an in vitro assessment of cell-mediate...

AMA Foundation Announces Seed Grant Research Recipients

CHICAGO, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation announced today the 28 recipients of the 2009 Seed Grant Research Program. Established in 2001, the program provides $2,500 grants to medical students, physician residents and fellows to conduct basic sc...

University of Miami Team Confirms Value of Monitoring Cell-Mediated Immunity Pre- and Post-Transplant in Management of Kidney Transplant Recipients

New data presented at annual American Transplant Congress in Toronto MIAMI, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Manuel R. Carreno, MD, and colleagues in the Departments of Surgery and Pathology at the University of Miami - Lawrence Miller School of Medicine have corroborated the value of monitoring cell-...

Prospective Microbial Analysis of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluids with Immune Function Testing Can Distinguish Between Fungal Colonization and Fungal Disease In Lung Transplant Recipients

Data from 150 lung transplant patients demonstrates potential to improve management of risk for infection BOSTON, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A prospective analysis of data collected from 170 patients receiving lung transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center...

Independent Studies Report on Possible Roles for Cylex's Immune Cell Function Assay in Monitoring of Heart and Lung Transplant Recipients

Six different studies will report on use of ImmuKnow assay in presentations at the annual meeting of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation COLUMBIA, Md., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Since it was initially cleared as an in vitro diagnostic techniqu...

Octapharma Accepting Applications for Research Grants on Immunotherapy, Coagulation Disorders and Critical Care

...ww.octapharmagrants.com . All grant requests will be evaluated by the Octapharma 25(th) Anniversary Grants Committee in October and the first grants recipients will be announced shortly afterward. Please visit www.octapharmagrants.com for a complete description of the grants program, including the applica...

Awardees for the 2009 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Announced

... July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee established in 2004 by DANONE and Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., announced the two recipients of the annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO) today. The program was created to identify young rising stars who will continu...

Lupus Foundation of America Fosters the Next Generation of Lupus Researchers by Awarding Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowships to Five Students

...her similar chronic and life-threatening diseases. The FDA has not approved a drug for lupus in 50 years. The five 2009 Gina M. Finzi Fellowship recipients and their studies are: Ian Kroll, University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) "Accelerated Atherosclerosis and Pro-Inflammatory H...

IMPACT Study Showed Longer Valcyte(R) (valganciclovir hydrochloride tablets) Treatment Demonstrated Better Protection Against Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Disease One Year Post-Transplant

...ransplantation and is a key concern for transplant recipients and physicians. While 100-day Valcyte prophylaxis ... the prevention of CMV disease in kidney allograft recipients was a global, multi-center (65 centers in 13 count...itive/recipient CMV seronegative) kidney allograft recipients to one of two treatment groups: 10...
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Aegis Checkpoint Temperature Reporting and Alarm System

Features:... Alert suppression by time and day Alert email can be sent to multiple recipients by equipment name Automatic data back up Alert escalation Scheduled preventive maintenance and task reminder alerts Automatic alert if an equipme...
Company:Aegis Scientific, Inc.

MPM - Medical Parameters Monitoring System

Features:...al file Provides data elaboration Presents data in graph form Generates report(s) Distributes data via modem to pre-determined list of recipients Individual alarm value limits can be set for each patient ...
Company:Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd.

Novacor LVAS

Features:...ect or fault condition. Power-Pack Charger: The Power-Pack Charger can charge up to three Novacor LVAS power packs at a time, ensuring that recipients always have charged power packs available. LVAS Monitor: The LVAS Monitor, designed for in-hospital use during device implantation and the ...
Company:World Heart Corporation

LionHeart Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS)

Features:...ents a significant advance in mechanical circulatory assist technology. Fully automated control algorithm automatically responds to changes in the recipients condition. The Arrow LionHeart LVAS has been designed to optimize the amount of blood that can be pumped to meet the patients needs. Modular desig...
Company:Arrow International, Inc.
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Yellow Fever

...ellow fever is preventable by immunization. ... Yellow Fever . Email this page. Printer-friendly version ... From yellow fever vaccine recipients or potential recipients. From students ... Yellow fever — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, vaccine for this sometimes deadly mosquito...

Renal arteriography

...arteriography is often used to examine donors and recipients before a ... Renal arteriography - Overvie...arteriography is often used to examine donors and recipients before a ... Health Library > Health Encycl...arteriography is often used to examine donors and recipients before a ... Renal arteriography is a spec...

Renal

... Translational Research on Polyoma Virus (BK Virus) Nephritis in Renal Transplant recipients ... Studies on Renal Transplantation - Newer Immunosuppressive ... Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Definitio...

Heart transplant

...the donor ... A heart transplant is an operation in which the diseased heart in a person is ... After the surgery, most heart transplant recipients (about 90 percent) can come ... Heart Transplant ... The top transplant program in the nation by volume ... believe that the care we provide...

Defibrillator

...dioverter defibrillator (ICD) monitors for and, if necessary, ... Help and Support For Heart ICD Pacemaker Cardioverter Defibrillator Implant recipients Families, Doctors, Medical School, Medtronic, Guidant, St Jude, Recalls, ... defibrillator n. An electrical device used to counteract fibrillat...

Concomitant

...ury. < late Latin concomitant -, present participle of concomitari "accompany" < Latin ... Abstract and Introduction: Two lung transplant recipients had concomitant acute sinusitis and acute lung rejection. Antibiotics and decongestants alleviated the ... Register today for a free tri...
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Johnson & Johnson honors 2008 recipients of the Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

Beerse, Belgium September 10, 2008 The 2008 recipients of The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research, Professor Marc Feldmann, FMedSci, FAA, FRS and Emeritus Professor Sir Ravinder Maini, FRCP, FMedSci, FRS of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Imperial College London, are being hono...

Ecological Society of America announces 2009 award recipients

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present societal awards to five distinguished ecologists at its 94rd Annual Meeting on Monday, August 3, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More than 3,500 attendees are expected at this year's meeting. Eminent Ecologist Award: Steven Hubbell Steven Hubb...

ONR announces 2009 Young Investigator Award recipients

ARLINGTON, VA. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has announced 15 aspiring researchers as award recipients of the U.S. Navy's 2009 Young Investigator Program (YIP). "We serve our Fleet best by tapping the brightest young minds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics," says Chief ...

National Lung Cancer Partnership and LUNGevity Foundation announce 2009 grant recipients

MADISON, Wis. Jan. 12, 2009 The 2009 winners of the National Lung Cancer Partnership/LUNGevity Foundation Research Grants are Prasad Adusumilli, M.D. and Lee Goodglick, Ph.D. The $100,000 grants will fund the scientist's research on visceral pleural invasion and the role of estrogen in lung canc...

Biophysical Society selects 2009 Distinguished Service, Emily M. Gray and Society Fellow recipients

Bethesda, MD The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2009 Distinguished Service Award and the Emily M. Gray Award, as well as the Society's 2009 Fellows. All of the award winners and Fellows will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony during the Biophysical Society's 5...

Biophysical Society names 2009 award recipients

Bethesda, MD The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2009 Society awards. The eight recipients will receive their awards at the Society's 53rd Annual Meeting on Monday, March 2, 2009 at the Boston Convention and Exhibitions Center in Massachusetts. The awardees are: ...

NYU Cancer Institute researcher among first NIH EUREKA award recipients

New York City, NY September 3, 2008 - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $42.2 million to fund 38 exceptionally innovative research projects that could have an extraordinarily significant impact on many areas of science. The grants, from a new program called EUREKA (for Excepti...

JDRF announces 2008 Scholar Award recipients

August 1, 2008, New York, NY - JDRF said today that it has recognized the work of two top diabetes researchers who are focused on accelerating the pace of science in understanding the autoimmune attack that causes type 1 diabetes, and on preventing or reversing the severe complications of this chr...

Ecological Society of America announces 2008 award recipients

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present societal awards to eight distinguished ecologists at the 93rd Annual ESA meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Monday, August 4, 2008. Eminent Ecologist Award: Michael Rosenzweig Michael Rosenzweig of the University of Arizona is the recipie...

ASPB announces Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2007 recipients

(Rockville, MD September 20, 2007) Fifteen students mentored by members of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) were selected to receive the 2007ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF). The $3,000 fellowship permits each student to devote full-time effort to his or her re...
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Cochlear Americas Provides Support for Cochlear Implant Recipients to Pursue Higher Education

Company Announces 2009 Graeme Clark Scholarship Winners DENVER, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas, the world's leader in advanced hearing technologies, today announced the winners of the 2009 Graeme Clark Scholarship awards. Since 2002, the Graeme Clark Cochlear Scholarship Foundatio...

Johnson & Johnson Honors 2008 Recipients of The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

Feldmann and Maini Honored for Discovery of New Class of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs BEERSE, Belgium, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 recipients of The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research, Professor Marc Feldmann, FMedSci, FAA, FRS and Emeritus Professor...

Israeli Scientists Recipients of 2008 International Adult Stem Cell Award

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Shimon Slavin of the International Center for Cell Therapy & Cancer (ICTC) at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Professor Dimitrios Karussis, senior neurologist at Jerusalem's Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Kerem, are the recipients of th...

American Psychiatric Foundation Announces Recipients of 2008 Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health

Awards Honoring Mental Health Programs Supported by a Grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. ROCKVILLE, Md., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Psychiatric Foundation (APF) has named three nonprofit organizations and one individual as the recipients of the fifth an...

CBI and PharmaVoice Announce Recipients of the Strategic Patient Adherence Awards

WOBURN, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly and Rx Canada received top honors at the 2008 Strategic Patient Adherence (SPA) Awards. Rx Canada and their client (AstraZeneca Canada), the first international award winners, received awards for the Best Branded Compliance Program...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Announces Recipients of 2007 Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction

University of Southern California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Pioneers Honored for Prevention Studies, Widely Adopted Innovations in Biomedical Research DALLAS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader in the movement to end ...

Serial Monitoring With ImmuKnow(R) is Useful in the Risk Assessment of Kidney Transplant Recipients

The results of this study will be presented during the American Transplant Congress in Boston, MA May 30 - June 3, 2009 COLUMBIA, Md., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lead investigator, Dr. Manuel R. Carreno, along with his colleagues from the University of Miami , evaluated whether single or serial...

Astellas Receives FDA Approval for Use of Prograf(R) (Tacrolimus) in Conjunction With Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in Kidney Transplant Recipients

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Astellas Pharma US, Inc. approval for the use of Prograf(R) (tacrolimus) in conjunction with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) for the prevention of organ rejection in kidney transplant recipients. Prograf is a c...

National Cancer Registrars Association and IMPAC Medical Systems Announce Best Paper Award Recipients

MINNEAPOLIS, and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., an Elekta company, and leading provider of oncology information technology solutions, joined the National Cancer Registrars Association's (NCRA) Journal of Registry Management (JRM) today to announce recipie...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Provides Clinical Studies Update

...y of Alabama, Birmingham, and Vanderbilt University, Nashville. The trial is still expected to include a total of 225 volunteers (150 vaccine recipients and 75 placebo recipients) and take place at 13 HVTN sites: 11 in North America and two in South America. Sites in the United States include Emory Uni...
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Bacterial conjugation

...the bacteria hold contact; the transfer of the whole bacterial chromosome would take about 100 minutes. The transferred DNA can be integrated into the recipients DNA by recombination. Bacteria with an integrated F-plasmid do recombine unusually often, which is why they are also called Hfr- (high frequency reco...

Blood type

...the city of Bombay, now known as Mumbai , in India . The blood phenotype was first discovered in Bombay. Compatibility Blood donors and blood recipients must have compatible blood types. O- is the universally compatible blood type. The chart below illustrates how people with different blood types can r...
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Yellow fever

... is no specific treatment for yellow fever . ... Yellow Fever . Email this page. Printer-friendly version ... From yellow fever vaccine recipients or potential recipients. From students ... Yellow Fever vaccine info for parents, public, and healthcare professionals ... How to Become Cert...

Polymorphisms

...of Genetic Polymorphisms and Variations 2nd edition by from World Scientific... Polymorphisms : Evaluating polymorphisms in renal transplant recipients may help achieve better outcomes. ... Next: Polymorphisms to predict cyclosporine and ... The Environmental Genome Project: Functional Analysis o...
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