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FDA Ruling on Mercury Fillings Falls Short

New FDA guidelines fail to protect pregnant women and children from threat of "silver" dental fillings WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a disappointing move, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today did an about face in issuing a final regulation classi...

ACLU of Illinois Responds to Ruling Reviving the Dormant Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act

CHICAGO, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today a three judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in Zbaraz v. Madigan, a case considering the constitutionality of the 1995 Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act. The legislation -- and its predecess...

Americans United for Life: Ninth Circuit Ruling on Pharmacists Endangers Fundamental Freedoms

CHICAGO, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fundamental American freedoms suffered a blow on Wednesday when the Ninth Circuit ruled that an administrative rule of the Washington Board of Pharmacy took precedence over individual freedom of conscience. The Ninth Circuit's decision i...

New Mexico Supreme Court Ruling Enhances Air Ambulance Safety

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Air ambulance safety has been greatly enhanced by a recent New Mexico Supreme Court decision affirming an appellate court opinion that holds hospitals responsible for screening the competency of the air ambulance operators they hire, said the lead trial attorn...

After Major Ruling on Unsafe Lead Levels in Paint, Experts Reveal How You Can Ensure Your Kids Are Safe

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. and its subsidiary, Fisher-Price, have been fined $2.3 million for importing and selling toys containing high levels of lead. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the toymaker violated a federal ban on lead paint in toys. The co...

LCA Hails US Court of Appeals Decision to Affirm Lower Court Ruling Tobacco Companies Guilty of Massive Fraud and Deception

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed the US Court of Appeals' decision on Friday upholding the 2006 ruling that found tobacco companies guilty of fraud and lying about the dangers and addictiveness of smoking. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin...

U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms 2006 Lower Court Ruling That Tobacco Companies Committed Fraud for Five Decades and Lied About the Dangers of Smoking

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unan...

Americans United for Life Applauds Ruling Directing Missouri to Issue 'Choose Life' Plate

CHICAGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, in Roach v. Stouffer , the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Missouri officials acted unconstitutionally when they denied a valid petition for a "Choose Life" license plate because of its pro-life viewpoint. The court also ordered the ...

Leveraging the Third Amendment Ruling the Risk Management Process: Frost & Sullivan's Assessment of Regulations for Medical Imaging Equipment in Europe

LONDON, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Group at Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce its 2009 Quarterly Analyst Briefing Presentation on the European Medical Imaging Equipment Market to be held on Wednesday, 1st April 2009, at 4 p.m. GMT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b...

Americans United for Life Condemns Ruling Increasing Minors' Access to Dangerous Plan B

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York unilaterally determined in Tummino v. Torti that 17 year old girls should have unrestricted, over-the-counter access to Plan B or so-called "emergency contraception." In doing so,...

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Media Statement: MHA Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality OHRP Ruling

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background: In August 2007 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) expressed the belief that the MHA Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality Intensive Care Unit (ICU) collaborative wa...

Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial

...es enrollment of the first patient after having a final protocol typically takes 3-6 months. Administrative tasks accomplished before the FDA's ruling included budget and contract negotiations, site visits and preparation, training and a series of mandatory institutional reviews at M. D. Anderson. ...

Prometheus and Rosetta Genomics Announce License and Collaboration Agreement

...le marker, mesothelioma can be difficult to identify from other cancers. miRview(TM) meso is a highly accurate test that may also assist physicians in ruling out mesothelioma in patients diagnosed with adenocarcinoma in the lung who have been exposed to mesothelioma-related substances, primarily asbestos pa...

Inverseon's Founder and SAB Member Published in PNAS

...08; Hanania 2008) that a reduction in Beta2-adrenoceptor signaling attenuates the asthma phenotype. The current work extends the prior observations by ruling out the possibility that the effects of inverse agonists are exerted via biased agonism. Together, these are a remarkable set of observations that poi...

Rcadia's COR Analyzer Family of Products Receives Second FDA Clearance

... Coronary CTA studies are sent from the CT scanner to the COR Analyzer and analyzed without human intervention. The COR Analyzer is highly reliable in ruling out coronary artery disease. In analyzing over 350 CTA studies, generated by all four CT manufacturers, the Rcadia COR Analyzer successfully identifie...

Sciele Pharma Announces Successful Completion of New Sular Formulation Clinical Trial Program

... any member of which would likely adversely affect our business if a suitable replacement member could not be retained. An adverse interpretation or ruling by one of the taxing jurisdictions in which we operate could adversely impact our operating results. An adverse judgment in the securities class actio...

Genetics Journal Thimerosal/Autism Study the 'Best Science Drug Company Money Can Buy'

...on, Design Flaws NIXA, Mo., June 26, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis released today critically examined a recent industry-sponsored study ruling out a link between autism and Rh immune globulin (RhIg) injections, some of which contained the mercury-based preservative thimerosal. Besides extensi...

Point of Care Cardiac Analyzers Yield Rapid Cardiac Marker Results

...elines from the disciplines of cardiology and laboratory and emergency medicine have all emphasized the importance of cardiac markers in diagnosing or ruling out acute myocardial infarction. The measurement of cardiac troponins is especially useful in the large fraction of patients presenting with acute co...

Rapid Whole Blood Testing for Infectious Mononucleosis Antibodies

... and ruptured spleen. Therefore, accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment of complications is important. Differential diagnosis of IM is also useful in ruling out other mononucleosis-like illnesses induced by cytomegalovirus, adenovirus, or Toxoplasma gondii. The characteristic triad of fever, pharyngi...
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NeutroSpec™

Description:... the site of the infected appendix, "lighting up" the infection at its source. In the pivotal trial, NeutroSpec was found to be 96 percent accurate in ruling out appendicitis within 90 minutes....
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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...ory vaccination was filed on the basis that the BioPort Anthrax Vaccive Absorbed (AVA) was not proven to work against inhalation anthrax. [5] The ruling held that the mandatory program was illegal. The DoD was now required to either let the individual member choose under an informed consent policy, o...
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Papilledema

...) is also commonly called ... Overview and differential diagnosis of papilledema ... Only patients with documented papilledema , neuroimaging ruling out a space ... All had bilateral papilledema associated with peripapillary hemorrhages. ... ...

Chest pain

...ical emergency. Even though it may be determined that the chest pain is non-cardiac in origin, this is often a diagnosis of exclusion made after ruling out more... Chest pain — Comprehensive overview covers causes, diagnosis, treatment of problems this symptom may signal. ... Fortunately, c...
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Legal ruling may put endangered species in danger

Ecologists and philosophers across the nation are protesting a new and narrowed definition of "endangered species." In a letter sent Monday to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and the House Committee on Natural Resources, they ...

Happier, healthier, more productive hens on omega-3?

... will need to be "re-housed" within the next four years as a result of a EU ruling banning conventional cage systems. Because of greater rates of bone breaka...ils, breakages could be substantially reduced. Dr Tarlton said: "The EU ruling represents an impending welfare crisis in which millions more laying hens m...

Nutricia launches Nutra Neocate, weaning product designed for cows’ milk protein allergy

...nfants of a weaning age and above can, for the first time, choose with confidence a weaning product that is made from 100% non-allergenic amino acids, ruling out any possible allergic reactions caused by an exposure to any trace of cows' milk. Neocate Nutra contains key essential nutrients potentially missi...

Evidence of the 'Lost World' -- did dinosaurs survive the end Cretaceous extinctions?

...he age of the rocks in which they are found. "The great difficulty with this hypothesis - that these are the remains of dinosaurs that survived - is ruling out the possibility that the bones date from before the extinction" says Jim Fassett, author of the research. "After being killed and deposited in san...

Study: Health undervalued in reproductive rights debate

... who studies family and gender law. She cited a ruling that allowed pharmacists to refuse to provide the ... druggist refusal. But Burkstrand-Reid says the ruling failed to adequately consider the possibility that...s adequately protecting women's interests. But the ruling did not adequately consider factors such as costs ...

Texas researchers provide emissions data for livestock industry

...n a very short window by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to begin reporting ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions. The EPA issued a final ruling on Dec. 18 that required the reporting of continuous air releases of these gases by large confined animal feeding operations to local and state emerge...

Blood 'fingerprints' for cancer

...e first to comprehensively characterize entire blood miRNA profiles of healthy subjects and patients with lung cancer, colorectal cancer and diabetes, ruling out contamination. They propose that the specific serum miRNA expression profiles they identified constitute fingerprints for cancer and disease. A...

FBI unveils science of anthrax investigation

...eaponized form was of great concern to investigators, says Joseph Michael, the principal investigator for the project. This information was crucial in ruling out state-sponsored terrorism. In fall of 2001, the FBI considered how to best investigate the anthrax letters. The agency convened two blue ribbon...

Hatchery fish outnumber wild chinook salmon in troubled fall run

..., when a federal judge revoked the ESA listing of Oregon coast coho salmon, ruling that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) should have included hatc...lations should be used as the benchmark for ESA status determinations. That ruling has been appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. "...

New, noninvasive prostate cancer test beats PSA in detecting prostate cancer

...nt RNA molecules accurately identified 80 percent of patients in a study who were later found to have prostate cancer, and was 61 percent effective in ruling out disease in other study participants. This is far more accurate than the PSA blood test currently in use worldwide, which can accurately detect...
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Haemonetics Receives Favorable Ruling in Patent Lawsuit against Competitive Technology

BRAINTREE, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) announced today that the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts has made a ruling in the Company's lawsuit against Fenwal, Inc. In January 2009, a jury issued a verdict in favor of Haemone...

Occlutech Obtains Favourable Ruling in Proceedings Initiated by AGA Medical

JENA, Germany, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH today announced that it had defeated a request for insolvency, launched at the Amtsgericht Gera in Germany by its US competitor AGA Medical. The request by AGA was based on wrongful assumptions about Occlutech, and AGA announced tha...

Occlutech Obtains Favourable Court Ruling in Patent Litigation in The Hague Against AGA Medical

JENA, Germany, October 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH, the leading European manufacturer of cardiac occlusion devices, today announced that it has won its litigation case in The Hague, Holland, against AGA Medical Inc. regarding non-infringement of the Dutch version of the European patent; ...

Ortho-McNeil Neurologics to Appeal Patent Ruling on RAZADYNE(R)

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it will appeal yesterday's decision by the U.S. District Court of Delaware, which ruled the patent for RAZADYNE(R) (galantamine hydrobromide) is invalid. ...

Arbitration Panel Issues Ruling in Distribution Dispute

WALTHAM, Mass., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (Amex: IMA ), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic products and health management services, announced that it received today a decision from an arbitration tribunal. That decision, directed at Inverness' B...

Barr Announces Favorable Ruling in Mirapex(R) Patent Challenge

MONTVALE, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: BRL ) today announced that U.S. District Court for Delaware has ruled in favor of its subsidiary, Barr Laboratories, Inc., in the challenge of the patent listed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in...

Eisai is Granted Favorable Preliminary Injunction Ruling in Aricept(R) Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceuticals

TOKYO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Co., Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary Eisai Inc. (collectively "Eisai") today announced that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in Eisai's favor with respect to Eisai's motion for a preliminary in...

Barr Announces Favorable Ruling in Yasmin(R) Patent Challenge

MONTVALE, N.J., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: BRL ) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in favor of its subsidiary, Barr Laboratories, Inc., in the challenge of the patent listed by Bayer Schering Pharma, ...

AstraZeneca Response to February 21, 2008 Ruling In Re: Alabama Medicaid Pharmaceutical AWP Litigation - cv2005-219 - Circuit Court of Montgomery, Alabama

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca believes this lawsuit is legally and factually unfounded and we intend to appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court, if the trial court does not reject the jury's verdict. The case was based on the misleading premise that the Alabama St...

Sigma-Aldrich and Oxford BioMedica Win Key Ruling in Open Biosystems Patent Infringement Dispute

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich(TM) (Nasdaq: SIAL), a life science company dedicated to providing state-of-the-art chemical and biotechnology products to the world's researchers, and Oxford BioMedica (LSE: OXB), a leading gene therapy company, announced today that th...
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Sociobiology

...biology was biologicially determinist . They feared that it would be used, as similar ideas had been in the past, to justify the status quo, entrench ruling elites , and legitimize authoritarian political programmes. They referred to social Darwinism and eugenics of the early 20th century, and to ot...
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