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Public relations professionals can now add edited online video to the mix of media that BurrellesLuce monitors and delivers to their BurrellesLuce 2.0 digital portal. Livingston, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- Public relations professionals can now add edited online video ...

Deadly Bug to Be Tracked Down

A Coroner’s inquest has begun into the death of 16 persons who were infected by the bacteria Clostridium// difficile. The deaths occurred at a hospital near Montreal .An investigation last year revealed that sanitation and hygiene were sorely missing at the hospital, where even three infected ...

Pain Tracked By 3D Computer Map

A 3-D computer map has been developed by a team at Brunel University to help people ridden on wheelchair to log, from home, how they are feeling during the course of a day. // Presently patients are asked to relate details during their visits to the doctor. This program may soon change all...

Diabetics’ Blood Sugar to be Tracked in New York Cit

An unprecedented program of tracking people with diabetes through their blood sugar tests has been launched in New York City. This is a procedure that is normally reserved for infectious diseases that pose a risk to others.// Statistics show that in New York City, the percentage of people with ...

Slide Into Debt Could Bring Wider Waistline

...ay increase along with rising financial debt, German researchers suggest. In their study, Eva Munster and her colleagues at the University of Mainz tracked the weight of more than 9,000 people. They found that while 11 percent of those who were not in debt were classified as obese, a full quarter of th...

Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia

...ia many years later, according to scientists in California and Finland, who tracked almost 10,000 men and women for four decades. "We found an association n...lood pressure and diabetes among the participants from 1990-1992. They then tracked them until 2004 to see how many were hospitalized for dementia. Smokers ...

High cholesterol in midlife raises risk of late-life dementia, Kaiser Permanente study finds

...er. A holistic approach that addresses multiple major health problems simultaneously is needed to effectively manage these disorders." The study tracked members of Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Medical Group from 1967 to 2007 by using the multiphasic testing records pioneered by Kaiser Perman...

High Cholesterol in Midlife Raises Risk of Late-Life Dementia, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

... A holistic approach that addresses multiple major health problems simultaneously is needed to effectively manage these disorders." The study tracked members of Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Medical Group from 1967 to 2007 by using the multiphasic testing records pioneered by Kaiser Perman...

Raytheon to Provide California First Responders and Healthcare Personnel Electronic Patient Tracking System

...s information to hospitals and emergency personnel. Upon arrival at one of the participating hospitals in Long Beach, a patient's status can be tracked to improve efficiency and ensure information accuracy. The system includes data interoperability tools and services provided by DropFire, Inc. This da...

Mountain States Health Alliance Rolls Out TEDS Talent Management System

...s shows a superior understanding of the future needs of health care providers. Mountain States is ensuring that all mandatory training is assigned and tracked through completion and evaluation. This not only provides enhanced regulatory compliance, but lays the foundation for total talent management in the f...
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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

...000 people completed a personality test in the early 1960s, and researchers tracked participants for more than 40 years. They found that for every 100 particip... earlier Mayo Clinic study found similar results. More than 800 people were tracked for more than 30 years. Pessimistic thinkers had a 19 percent increased ris...

New Studies Show Popular Heartburn Medications Moderate the Effect of Taking Widely Prescribed Heart Drug

...lopidogrel Outcomes Study investigated medical and pharmacy claims data of 16,690 patients who were taking clopidogrel following a stent procedure and tracked the study subjects for a 12-month period from 2005 to 2006. The study compared a group of 6,828 patients who were concurrently taking a PPI and clopi...

BioMarin Initiates Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome

...r MPS IVA vary widely, between one in 200,000 live births to one in 300,000 live births. Approximately 400 patients worldwide have been identified and tracked through the International Morquio Organization (IMO) survey. There are already more MPS IVA patients identified through this registry than there are ...

SeqWright's Clinical Trial Support Contributes to the Approval of Two HPV Diagnostic Systems

...ical trials was performed under GLP guidelines (4X-bidirectional sequencing, stringent controls, full documentation) and all samples were continuously tracked and monitored. The bioinformatics provided by SeqWright were also vital to trial success and were used to implement Hologic's HPV genotyping analysis...

Major Restless Legs Study Completes Enrollment With Support From MediciGlobal

...ce the clinical trial spanned all age groups, the recruitment campaign required a segmented approach. Each direct-response strategy used was carefully tracked for performance and cost effectiveness. The integrated yet segmented recruitment campaign generated considerable interest, yielding nearly 55,000...

Unexpected Side Effect: Makes You Happier

...ity engaged in the activity for a total of 10 hours. Participants completed those activities by October 1999, and their outcomes have continued to be tracked and published in follow-up reports. While earlier reporting on the study was on primary measures of cognition and secondary measures of quality o...

Soft Contact Lenses Do Not Lead to 'Myopic Creep' in Children, Study Shows

...al Science, the official journal of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. According to the multi-site wearing trial study, which tracked the myopic progression of 484 children ages 8-11 randomly assigned to wear glasses or contact lenses, there is no clinically meaningful difference bet...

Healthy Bones Program Reduces Hip Fractures by 37 Percent, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

...s published online on November 3 by The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, a peer-reviewed journal. The largest study of its kind, the five-year study tracked more than 625,000 male and female patients over the age of 50 in Southern California who had specific risk factors for osteoporosis and/or hip fractur...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

...nd share it, as desired, with health care providers or others they trust to help make more informed health care decisions. Lifestyle changes will be tracked via participants' self-reported health assessment questionnaires, including a baseline assessment and subsequent self-reported assessments at three- a...

Doctor Declares War on Hospital Infections, Patents MRSA-Killing Machine

... infections are quickly spreading beyond the healthcare system into schools, gyms, prisons and retirement homes. A 2004 study supervised by Dr. Deal tracked 13,510 admissions at an accredited 450-bed regional hospital. Almost fifteen percent, 2,012 patients, acquired an infection. The average length of sta...
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VerdaSee Intelli-Storeroom™

Description:...th RFID readers and antennas by VerdaSee's Field Engineering experts. RFID tags or labels are affixed to assets that are to be tracked. The assets are tracked automatically as they enter or leave the Intelli-Storeroom™. VerdaSee Navigator™ software processes information from the RFID readers and di...
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EZ-Lance®

Description:...designed with users in mind, from the extra-large tab for easy removal to the ergonomic thumb-groove for the utmost in comfort. The high-speed, linear tracked lance makes minimizing pain possible. The internal breakaway bar makes re-cocking impossible, while the safety indicator window on the bottom ensures ...
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Visionary OFFICE™ PM Billing

Features:...dit trail Fast and Easy Posting of Charges, Payments and Co-Pay - Both manual and electronic remittance are supported for payment posting. EOB's are tracked to reduce data entry and maintain accuracy. Staff is alerted when payments don't match pre-determined rates. Simplify Patient Check In - When patien...
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VerdaSee Navigator™ Tracking and Tracing Software

Features:...rocessing, and persistence of real-time data about tracked items, whether these items are assets, consumables... Navigator Server can determine location data of a tracked entity, when a tracked entity has entered or left a location, and when a ...
Company:VerdaSee Solutions, Inc.

AgileTrac™ Supply Manager

Features:...gement of consumables Automation of the receiving process Tote deliveries tracked to patient care areas Expensive consumables tracked and managed ...
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Elecsys 2010 Disk System

Features:...s dilution ratios can be selected for each sample and the Elecsys systems perform the dilution automatically. Reagents are identified and inventory is tracked on the system automatically through the use of information rich two-dimensional barcodes. Innovative barcoding system for reagents, calibrators and co...
Company:Roche Diagnostics

Elecsys 1010 System

Features:...s dilution ratios can be selected for each sample and the Elecsys systems perform the dilution automatically. Reagents are identified and inventory is tracked on the system automatically through the use of information rich two-dimensional barcodes. Innovative barcoding system for reagents, calibrators and co...
Company:Roche Diagnostics

Elecsys 2010 Rack System

Features:...s dilution ratios can be selected for each sample and the Elecsys systems perform the dilution automatically, reagents are identified and inventory is tracked on the system automatically through the use of information rich two-dimensional barcodes, innovative barcoding system for reagents, calibrators and co...
Company:Roche Diagnostics

IVR-Optical Tracking System

Features:...elds generated by same, magnets, electromagnets, or fields generated by same and standard RF interference. Tracking will not deviate throughout entire tracked volume. Camera power: 500 Watts typically. Computer type: PC. Connector: USB 1.0, 1.1, 2.0 compatible. Operating system: Windows 98, 98SE, 2000, XP....
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OTS Optical Tracking System

Features:...y. One touch image transfer with guided instructions eases data downloading. Pointer-as-a-Mouse allows full system control with no extra hands - every tracked instrument can control the system. Patented depth probe technology allows for streamlined pre-planning and intraoperative visualization. Patented Poin...
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Episodic memory

...o demonstrate two aspects of episodic memory - the ability to recall where certain flowers were located and how recently they were visited. Scientists tracked how often hummingbirds visited eight artificial flowers filled with a sucrose solution in the birds' feeding grounds. They refilled half the flowers a...

Fat transfer

...sorption and the different lengths of time fat is reported remaining in the body, many physicians and other researchers worldwide since the 1980s have tracked success, safety and failure rates of fat transfer. [4] [5] In most applications, fat injections are laid down through several different layers...
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ABO incompatibility

...tibility . ABO incompatibility disease afflicts newborns whose ... For this reason, babies with ABO incompatibility disease may need to be tracked ... ABO incompatibility is a reaction of the immune system that occurs if two ... The blood types must be matched to avoid an ABO incom...
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Hurricane Ike tracked by ESA's Envisat

Residents along the Gulf Coast are bracing for Hurricane Ike as it travels over the Gulf of Mexico after ripping through Cuba and Haiti. ESA's Envisat satellite is tracking the storm, which is forecast to make landfall on the Texas coast by 13 September. Knowing the strength and path of hurrica...

Cell death following blood 'reflow' injury tracked to natural toxin

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered what they believe is the "smoking gun" responsible for most tissue and organ damage after a period of blood oxygen loss followed by a sudden restoration of blood oxygen flow. Working with mice, the Hopkins team found that the sudden oxygen bath trigg...

Genome changes tracked during multiple myeloma initiation, progression and treatment

Scientists have made significant progress toward elucidating key genetic events associated with the development and progression of multiple myeloma (MM), an incurable malignancy that is the second most common cancer of the blood. The results, published in the April issue of Cancer Cell, provide new...

Formation of cellulose fibers tracked for the first time

Cellulose--a fibrous molecule found in all plants--is the most abundant biological material on Earth. It is also a favored target of renewable, plant-based biofuels research. Despite overwhelming interest, scientists know relatively little about how plant cells synthesize individual cellulose fiber...

'Perception' gene tracked humanity's evolution, scientists say

A gene thought to influence perception and susceptibility to drug dependence is expressed more readily in human beings than in other primates, and this difference coincides with the evolution of our species, say scientists at Indiana University Bloomington and three other academic institutions. The...

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

...fruit: active substances are probably also located in the branches between the substances whose biological activity is already known. "In this way, we tracked down new inhibitors for 2-lipoxygenase and the oestrogen receptor alpha," says Steffen Renner, a former researcher at the Max Planck Institute and now...

Improved air quality during Beijing Olympics could inform pollution-curbing policies

... 2007 and 2008, the researchers collected air quality data from equipment installed at two elevations on a building in the heart of Beijing. They also tracked emissions from vehicles in different areas of the city by following randomly selected cars and trucks in a minivan equipped with sensitive instruments...

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis may pose neurological risks

.... However, following implantation, successful births from biopsied embryos were significantly lower than in controls. Following birth, the authors tracked many physical and behavioral properties; the two groups of mice were similar in many respects, though mice in the biopsied group on average had higher...

Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

...and is within the range of modern foraging excursions from the Macquarie Island colony. Using ancient mtDNA and evolutionary models, the research team tracked the population dynamics of the now extinct colony and the connectivity between this and modern breeding sites. The team found clear signs of rapid...

Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

...rkeley National Laboratory observed the chemical changes in individual cells that enable them to survive conditions that should kill them. The team tracked the chemical changes in Desulfovibrio vulgaris, which is a single-cell bacterium that normally can only exist in an oxygen-free environment. They expo...
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OpenQ is Awarded Prestigious Life Sciences Industry Award

... Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year based on specific criteria. Through primary and secondary research methods, all companies' market revenues are tracked and those exhibiting significant growth are noted for their strategy implementation. Revenues are then compared year to year to monitor growth pattern...

US Oncology Named 2009 Laureate by IDG Computerworld Honors Program

...romote the physician-patient relationship, quality of care can be enhanced for all patients served. Specialty drug regimens and compliance can also be tracked accurately for OncologyRx Care Advantage(TM) to guide patients through the various stages of treatment; and financial counselors, practice administrat...

Graphene yields secrets to its extraordinary properties

...ally spaced energy levels. In graphene these levels are known to be unevenly spaced because of the "massless" electrons. The Georgia Tech/NIST team tracked these massless electrons in action, using a specialized NIST instrument to zoom in on the graphene layer at a billion times magnification, tracking th...

Nearly 70 Percent of Health Professionals Support Biotechnology's Use in Food Products

... products in the marketplace. Consumers have long recognized soyfoods as healthy, as well. USB's Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study has tracked an impressive 26 point climb in awareness of soy as healthy from 1997 to 2008, reaching 85 percent last year. In fact, Mintel's December 2008 report ...

BioMarin's Clinical Trial Application for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome Accepted by the MHRA

...s for MPS IVA vary widely, between 1 in 200,000 live births to 1 in 300,000 live births. Approximately 400 patients worldwide have been identified and tracked through an independent registry. Based on the number of identified patients to date, the prevalence of patients with MPS IVA appears similar to that ...

CV Therapeutics Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

...compared to the $66.7 million of net product sales recorded in the prior full year ended December 31, 2007. Total Ranexa prescriptions (TRx), as tracked by IMS, reached a record high of 11,604 TRx for the week ended February 6, 2009. This number includes a record high of 4,322 new prescriptions (NRx), ...

New Study Reports Improved Patient Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients

...ients in the United States are treated at community centers. The study tracked 185 cases from 1997-2003 at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, located i...t surgeries that were required to achieve this goal." Of the 185 cases tracked in this study, 87 percent had successful breast-conserving surgery. A singl...

New technique allows simultaneous tracking of gene expression and movement

...een fluorescent protein (GFP) in their retina cells or other tissues can be tracked by specially modified video cameras, creating a real time computer record o...an detect the green fluorescence that results and the fly's movement can be tracked at a rate of 60 frames per second. By linking the expression of GFP to the ...

Noninvasive Medical Technologies Helps Make Young Tennessee Woman's Wishes Come True

...at she be closely monitored to ensure that the timing of her medications were accurately determined. Keeping a detailed daily journal, Kristin tracked her fluid intake, when she felt thirsty, the level of her fullness, her physical symptoms and each time she took her nasal vasopressin within a 24-hou...

Interleukin Genetics to Present New Findings on Osteoporosis at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics

...acture (SOF), multi-center study on osteoporosis and aging in women greater than or equal to age 65. In addition to adjudication of fractures, SOF has tracked cases of incident breast cancer, stroke, and total and cause-specific mortality. The data include serial measures of bone mineral density, measurement...
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HS 400 Hybridization Station from Tecan

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HS 4800 Hybridization Station from Tecan

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