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Office of National Drug Control Policy Taps RIESTER creative for Use in National Anti-Meth Campaign

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- RIESTER creative from Utah's End Meth Now campaign has been selected by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to become a key resource to states across the country in the fight against meth use. In contrast to other approaches combating...

Antidepressant Use in U.S. Has Almost Doubled

Study also finds increases in use of other psychotropic medications MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressant use among U.S. residents almost doubled between 1996 and 2005, along with a concurrent rise in the use of other psychotropic medications, a new report shows. The inc...

Researchers effectively treat tumors with use of nanotubes

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. By injecting man-made, microscopic tubes into tumors and heating them with a quick, 30-second zap of a laser, scientists have discovered a way to effectively kill kidney tumors in nearly 80 percent of mice. Researchers say that the finding suggests a potential future cancer tr...

Sunscreen on Your Feet? Doctors Urge Sunscreen Use and Exams to Prevent Skin Cancer on Feet

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When at the pool or lake we all lather up with sun screen to protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But do we remember to apply sunscreen to our feet? Many don't realize skin cancer can occur on the feet from unprot...

Scientists Use Non-Embryonic Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

Achievement shows how 'plastic' these cells can be, experts say THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- The mouse may be named "Tiny," but what it represents in the world of science is anything but that. According to Chinese researchers, the birth of Tiny (and Tiny's brethren) marks a...

Scientists Use Adult Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

Achievement shows how 'plastic' these non-embryonic cells can be, experts say THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- The mouse may be named "Tiny," but what it represents in the world of science is anything but that. According to Chinese researchers, the birth of Tiny (and Tiny's bre...

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New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A procedure that sends targeted energy into the heart through a catheter can be used to treat a common type of irregular heartbeat, but little is known about the treatment's long-term benefits and the best methods and circumstances for applying it,...

McCaughey Urges Use of First NYS Hospital Infection Report

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Betsy McCaughey of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) urges families to make use of hospital infection rates made available by the NYS Department of Health today. "Now patients can learn which hospitals in their area have the lowest infecti...

Cepheid Receives Grant to Develop Ten-Color Real-Time PCR Detection Technology for Use in the GeneXpert(R) System

New Capabilities Will Further Extend GeneXpert System Technology Advantages SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD ) today announced that it has received a notice of grant award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop new...

Heparin Use Prior to Endoscopic Vein Harvest Improves Graft Patency in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Patients

Pre-heparinization Limits Clot Retention and Decreases Residual Clot Volume SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC announced today that data presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery show that administ...

HIV/AIDS Research Network Recommends Use of Abbott RealTime Viral Load Test for NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Abbott RealTi m e HIV-1 Assay and Abbott m 2000 System have been recommended as a standard protocol for viral load testing in HIV/AIDS clinical trials sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This recommendation was ma...

New Body of Research Suggests Statin Use Benefits Multiple Areas of Urologic Health

LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several new studies presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) 104th Annual Scientific Meeting suggest that the use of statins--commonly prescribed to lower cholesterol--may benefit men with prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction or ...

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CVC 9005 Hematocrit Calibration Verification Control (for use with the IRMA TRUpoint Blood Analysis System)

Description: CVC 9005 Hematocrit Calibration Verification Controls are materials used for verifying the calibration and linearity of hematocrit sensors in IRMA TRUpoint cartridges for systems using software version 7.0 or higher....
Company:RNA Medical

IPECAC Use Markers Screen, Urine

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Ipecac Use Markers Screen, Serum or Plasma

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Single - Use Location Tag

Description: The Radianse single-use active-RFID tag combines the lower cost and convenience of medical consumables with the proven long-range accuracy of Radianse reusable active-RFID tags. It can attach to a patient's ID wrist band, fit comfortably on any patient and be worn safely in the shower....
Company:Radianse, Inc.

FLEXILOG Gastrointestinal Single use pH catheters

Description: FLEXILOG antimony pH catheters are designed for patient comfort as well as dependable accuracy. All catheters are number marked at 5cm intervals and line marked each centimeter. More than sixteen individual models are available spanning most clinical needs and the range includes both single...
Company:Oakfield Instruments, Inc.

FLEXILOG Gastrointestinal Multi use pH catheters

Description: FLEXILOG antimony pH catheters are designed for patient comfort as well as dependable accuracy. All catheters are number marked at 5cm intervals and line marked each centimeter. More than sixteen individual models are available spanning most clinical needs and the range includes both single...
Company:Oakfield Instruments, Inc.

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Allopathic medicine

...ing conventional medical therapies, as opposed the use of alternative medical or non-conventional therapi...applicability of the term "allopathy." Many people use the term neutrally, simply as a name for orthodox ...ing system of medicine". [4] Some definitions use the same extension of the term, but retain some ...

Ambulatory blood pressure

...reme Dipper BP Variability 24 hours noninvasive ABPM monitoring allows estimates of BP variability. References 1. [2] use and interpretation of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: recommendations of the British Hypertension Society 2. Clinical Usefulnesses of Ambulator...

Artificial induction of immunity

... then arranged to propagate cowpox for therapeutic use and he is credited with the discovery. [4] Vacc... . See also Botulism Adjuvants The use of simple molecules such as toxoids for immunizati...cal Opposition to Inoculation, Vaccination and the use of Anaesthetics" New York D. Appleton and Company ...

Babies switched at birth

...everal identifiable characteristics of melodrama that are plot devices dealing with situations that are highly improbable in real life. [1] The use of this common theme has continued ever since. The device was used a number of times by W. S. Gilbert , including in the Gilbert and Sullivan comi...

Bioecological medicine

... Bioecological medicine is the use of prebiotics , probiotics and synbiotics for prevention and treatment of diseases. This is an approach to maintain the health of ecoorgan there...

Beers Criteria

...ne in 1991 and were most recently updated in 2003 . References Updating the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication use in Older Adults Fick DM, Cooper JW, Wade WE, Waller JL, Maclean, JR, Beers, MH. Arch Intern Med. 2003;163:2716-2724. Potentially Inappropriate Med...
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Tobacco use

Smoking is a practice where a substance, most commonly tobacco , is burned and the smoke tasted or inhaled. This is primarily practised as a route of administration for recreational drug use , as combustion releases the active... Tobacco is an agricultural product processed from the fresh...

Alcohol use

For other uses , see Alcohol (disambiguation) ... the barbarous auctours use alcohol , or (as I fynde it sometymes wryten) alcofoll, ... Alcoholism is a term with multiple and sometimes conflicting definitions. In common and historic usage, alcoholism refers to any condition that ...

Zygote

...s to grow into the ... The zygote undergoes meiosis immediately, creating four haploid cells. ... Zygote Films productions make innovative use of film language, ... zygotes , zygote ... zygote (zgt) ... zygote - (genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid ......

Yew

...axus, having Pacific yew n. A yew (Taxus brevifolia) of western North America having bark that is a natural source of the drug ... Yew ... use pacific yew for chemotherapy? ... English yew bushes are widely used for foundation plants or in hedges, while a ... Many kinds of yew bushe...

Yaws

...spiral-shaped bacteria, Treponema pertenue. ... Yaws mainly affects children in rural, warm, tropical areas, such as the ... YAWS , the name in use in the British West Indies for a contagious inoculable ... For many years yaws was thought to be peculiar to the African negro, either in ... ...

Yeast Infections

...t controlled are at a higher risk for yeast infections . ... Should I call my doctor if I think I have a yeast infection ? ... Is it safe to use over-the-counter medicines for yeast infections ? ... Various conditions, such as bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis, can cause vaginal s...

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Leicester research paves way for first use in Europe of an insect to fight invasive plant

Researchers at the University of Leicester have paved the way for the first ever use in Europe of an insect (biocontrol) to combat an invasive plant species in Britain. University of Leicester biologists established that the Japanese Knotweed in Britain was one the biggest females in the world-...

Airway cells use 'tasting' mechanism to detect and clear harmful substances

The same mechanism that helps you detect bad-tasting and potentially poisonous foods may also play a role in protecting your airway from harmful substances, according to a study by scientists at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The findings could help explai...

Medical use for waste television screens

Waste material from discarded televisions could be recycled and used in medicine, according to new research by scientists at the University of York. The chemical compound polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA) is widely used in industry and is a key element of television sets with liquid crystal display (LCD)...

Methane-eating microbes can use iron and manganese oxides to 'breathe'

Iron and manganese compounds, in addition to sulfate, may play an important role in converting methane to carbon dioxide and eventually carbonates in the Earth's oceans, according to a team of researchers looking at anaerobic sediments. These same compounds may have been key to methane reduction i...

Data published in the New England Journal of Medicine support use of raxibacumab (ABthrax) for the treatment of inhalation anthrax

ROCKVILLE, Maryland July 9, 2009 Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced publication by the New England Journal of Medicine of the results of two pivotal animal efficacy studies, which showed the life-saving potential of the Company's human monoclonal antibody drug raxibacum...

Cells use import machinery to export their goods as well

In the bustling economy of the cell, little bubbles called vesicles serve as container ships, ferrying cargo to and from the port - the cell membrane. Some of these vesicles, called post-Golgi vesicles, export cargo made by the cell's protein factory. Scientists have long believed that other, sim...

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FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

MADISON, N.J., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an emergency use authorization to the...

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Submits Comments to Hit Policy Committee About Meaningful Use and Electronic Health Record Certification

BETHESDA, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announced today that it had submitted additional written comments to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and the HIT Policy Committee about meaningful use and electronic health record...

Data Published in The New England Journal of Medicine Support Use of Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) for the Treatment of Inhalation Anthrax

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announced publication by The New England Journal of Medicine of the results of two pivotal animal efficacy studies, which showed the life-saving potential of the Company's human monoclonal an...

AEterna Zentaris: New Data Published on its Ghrelin Antagonist Compound, AEZS-123 (JMV2959), Supports its Use in Alcohol Addiction

Data published in July 7, 2009 Issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences QUEBEC CITY, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS ; TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced publi...

EFSA Issues Positive Safety Statement for the Use of Chromium Picolinate in EU Food Supplements

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes no safety concerns for the use of chromium picolinate in food supplements, in response to Nutrition 21's Application to market Chromax(R) chromium picolinate in Europe . PURCHASE, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. ...

First ASMS Hites Award for Outstanding Research Publication Presented to Prof. Alison Ashcroft for Her Use of Waters Synapt HDMS System to Explore Protein Complexes

PHILADELPHIA, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT ) announced today that the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) presented Prof. Alison Ashcroft of the University of Leeds with the first Ron Hites Award for Outstanding Research Publication in the Journal of t...

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4" Riser for 16" Tanks (for use with 4000108 and 4000109) from Thermo Scientific

Description: Vapor phase risers are available in various heights to accomodate a variety of inventory solutions. Risers are used to creat a false bottom in which the tanks platform rests and Liquid nitrogen is stored beneath....
Company:Thermo Scientific

BlockAid blocking solution *for use with microspheres* from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description: Molecular Probes intensely fluorescent and highly photostable FluoSpheres microspheres have enormous potential for use in a variety of applications requiring probes that can deliver a strong signal. Unfortunately, protein- and other macromolecule-labeled microspheres have hydrophobic regions that m...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

RTS AviTag E. coli Biotinylation Kit, Linear Template; Linear template generation and in vitro protein mono-biotinylation system for use with RTS 100 expression reactions from Roche Applied Science

Description: Roches RTS AviTag E. coli Biotinylation Kit, Linear Template is designed for use with high-yield RTS 100 E. coli expression kits. (Cat. No. 3 186 148, 3 186 156). The kit provides reagents to rapidly generate linear expression constructs by PCR containing and optimized control region for expression...
Company:Roche Applied Science

RTS AviTag E. coli Biotinylation Kit, Plasmid; Cloning vector and in vitro protein mono-biotinylation system for use with RTS 100 and RTS 500 E. coli HY Kits from Roche Applied Science

Description: Roches RTS AviTag E. coli Biotinylation Kit, Plasmid is designed for use with high-yield RTS 100 and 500 E. coli expression kits. (Cat. No. 3 186 148, 3 186 156, 3 335 461). This kit provides vectors for the easy introduction of a C- or N-terminal AviTag peptide sequence. The expressed protein can ...
Company:Roche Applied Science

Anti-MBPK Red, 20X Antibody, Unconjugated from Upstate

Description:... MBPK Antibody - Red, 20X Immunogen Proprietary formulation containing MBPK antibody at 20X concentration for use in KinEASE™ 645nm FarRed fluorescence polarization assays. Quality Assurance Routinely evaluated with KinEASE™ 645nm FarRed fluorescen...
Company:Upstate

5% Alkali-Soluble Casein from Novagen

Description:... Alkali soluble casein is the recommended blot blocking reagent for use with the HisTag Monoclonal Antibody (Novagen) on Western blots....
Company:Novagen

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Albinism

...ted individuals begin to suffer long- or short-sightedness, due to changes in muscle tension. Individuals with these conditions may be helped by the use of glasses and low-visual aids such as magnifiers, as well as bright but angled reading lights, but their vision cannot be corrected completely. Altho...

Affinity chromatography

...ion from blood serum . Possibly the most common use of affinity chromatography is for the purification...or elution purposes glutathione is used. Another use for the procedure is the affinity purification of ...the GST-fusion protein. Elution is achieved by the use of a low pH buffer such as glycine pH 2.8. The e...

Alcohol

...by the addition of methanol. Aside from its major use in alcoholic beverages, ethanol is also used (thou...nd biofuels . Uses Alcohols are in wide use in industry and science as reagents, solvents , a...ne or carboxylic acid ), then it is necessary to use the prefix "hydroxy", for example: 1-hydroxypropan...

Alternative splicing

...n is made during the splicing process. The regulation and selection of splice sites is done by Serine/Arginine-residue proteins, or SR proteins . The use of alternative splicing factors leads to a modification of the definition of a "gene". Some have proposed that a gene should be considered as a twofo...

Anabolism

.... Catabolic processes occur during starvation , stress and illness. Examples of catabolic processes include breakdown of muscle protein in order to use amino acids as substrates for gluconeogenesis (much like burning furniture in your house as fuel because you are out of firewood), and breakdown...

Amino acid

...ncorporated into some proteins at a UGA codon , which is normally a stop codon. Pyrrolysine is used by some methanogens in enzymes that they use to produce methane . It is coded for similarly to selenocysteine but with the codon UAG instead. Although only 20 amino acids are genetically co...
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Zygotene

...meiosis during which homologous ... present in Zygotene meiosis I? ... use of bouquet arrangement in zygotene stage? ... zygotene the second st...iosis ... How many chromosome are present in Zygotene meiosis I? ... use of bouquet arrangement in zygotene stage? ... Pronunciation of zygote...

X-ray diffraction

...lattice of crystalline substances, ... X-ray diffraction has been in use in two main areas, for the fingerprint ... Figure 2 shows the x-ray diff...e substance is, ... and X-ray diffraction as ... The most widespread use of x-ray powder diffraction , and the one we focus on here, is for the ....

Wild-type

... hope to have the wishlist up by tomorrow. ... The designation of wild type is based upon a quantitative (numerical) ... Geneticists also often use the letter "w" to denote the wild type gene. ... Mutant. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Wild - type gene) ... resulti...

Wildtype

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Wild type

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Western blot

... a variant of the technique, where the ... western blot protocols, troubleshooting, scientific resources and research ... 3. The first paper to use the term western blot . Burnette WN. ... Western blotting tells you how much protein has accumulated in cells. ... a protein is degraded...
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