Tag: "delivery" at medical news
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...mplant could offer an alternative to external drug delivery
systems used to treat serious pain and may be a po... remember when and how to take them. The new drug delivery
system is also appealing to Indian physicians because it reduces concerns about illegal sales of the...
Common Drug-Capsule Coating Not As Inert As Previously Thought
...G may work well for shortperiods -- to extend drug delivery
times in the bloodstream, for example-- but over longer periods, the polymer's structure may change, making itless repulsive and potentially more biologically active. "This is particularly important in applications such as implantsand artificial sc...
Intralase Will Develop Laser Systems For Eye Surgery
... applications and is developing an ophthalmic drug delivery
system. Escalon has headquarters in Skillman, N.J., and manufacturing operations near Milwaukee, Wis. Funding for IntraLase is being provided by the Enterprise Development Fund, an Ann Arbor, Mich., venture capital firm. "EDF is pleased to par...
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
... Elan Corporation, plc is a leading worldwide drug delivery
andbiopharmaceutical company with principal resear...and commercialization of products for the targeted delivery
of diagnostics and therapeutic substances directly to disease sites. CYTOGEN has received FDA market...
Deaths Related To Intrapartum Asphyxia - Is There A Problem With Prevention?
...ether the causes of fetal death around the time of delivery
present themselves differently during the night. Contact: John Spencer, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex...
Do Deaths Of Babies From Birth Asphyxia Vary Depending On When They Are Born?
...s about the variability of care around the time of delivery
and from their study of 79 babies' deaths from birth asphyxia in Wales between 1993-5, the authors propose that errors of judgment are probably related to mental fatigue and so staff should be aware of how their performance may vary at different tim...
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...itecins will have enhanced tissuepenetration, drug delivery
and bioavailability compared to water solublecamptothecins. Camptothecins, described as Topoisomerase I inhibitors, represent some of themost active anticancer drugs in existence. Due to formulation problems,however, the great majority of camptothe...
Prospects For Surviving Heart Attack Emergency Improve When Clot-Busting Drugs
Are Combined With Balloon Pump Inserted In Aorta
...act it. Whenthe balloon expands, it helps improve delivery
of oxygenated blood to all thebody's tissues and t...ath. Barron says use of a pump may improve delivery
of a thrombolytic drug tothe site of heart-attack causing clot, thereby boosting prospects for break...
Effects Of Physical Activity On Preterm Birth
...leisure-time exercise was found to protect against delivery
before37 weeks gestation. "Most research has focused on leisure-time exercise or occupationalactivity alone. These studies have generally ignored physical activityassociated with daily life, such as stair climbing and walking to the bus," sa...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...al for the FDA to regulate cigarettes as anicotine delivery
device. Not once in those hearings did the issue of maternalsmoking and children's health get raised. And yet to me and to other people inthe field, this is potentially the most damaging event to our society caused bytobacco abuse." Slotkin h...
New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs
...ts performance and managerisks associated with the delivery
of care. Through its operating subsidiaries,MMI provides strategic consulting services, clinical risk management andoperational consulting services, and insurance and reinsurance products for thehealthcare industry. In addition to its Deerfield hea...
Safe And Effective Treatment For Acute Repetitive Seizures
...e new preparation is marketed in a Quick-Dose (TM) delivery
system as Diastat(diazepam rectal gel) by Athena Neurosciences, Inc., a company based in SouthSan Francisco. In addition to the new gel formulation, administered with anapplicator, diazepam is also sold in oral form. Administration of diazepam inor...
Walking Or Bed Rest OK For First Stage Of Labor, UT Southwestern Research Shows
...iveries and Caesarean sections. "Labor and delivery
outcomes were unrelated to walking, and infants'ou...ics and gynecology. Heidi Beimer,Parland labor and delivery
nurse, also participated....
'Mutual Insurance Pool' Could Improve Transplant Organ Shortage
...ernativeincentive program to their proposed future delivery
market for organs, whichgenerated continent-wide interest and controversy more than a decade ago. The major stumbling block of the earlier future market scheme, in whichindividuals could sell the rights to their organs, to be delivered at dea...
Medicine Becomes Monetized
...rld and placepatients into categories like vaginal delivery
without complications or simplepneumonia and pleurisy age greater than 17. "DRGs convert the patient to an object and the body into a collection oforgans and systems," says Dirsmith, the Penn State researcher. This classification sys...
Tiny Pellets Could Deliver Alzheimer's Drugs
... in the septal region of the basal forebrain. The delivery
problem, says Saltzman, is that NGF "has a short ...cted openings and crowding." Saltzman tested the delivery
system by transplanting dying forebrain nerve cells from one rat brain to another, and placing the p...
University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Study: Parents' Wishes, Uncertainty Determine Resuscitation Of Premature Infants
...uestionnaires about what happened during and after delivery
and reviewed allmedical records. Three-quarters of the 41 extremely premature babies during the year wereresuscitated; 59 percent died, Doron said. Of those born...
DNA-Based Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise To Successfully Treat Melanoma In Mice
...The mice were immunized with human DNA via a novel delivery
system called a genegun, in which microscopic gold particles were coated with the human DNA andinjected into the mice's skin using a burst of helium gas. Once inside the skincells, the DNA triggered an immune response. In the study, Dr. Houghton and...
Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Business And Academic Leaders Forecast The Future Of "Combinatorial Chemistry"
...w polymers to healdamaged tissues and pinpoint the delivery
of fragile peptide drugs. And, in thenear future, combinatorial methods may lead to improvements of transdermal drug"patches," currently used for delivering nicotine and other substances throughthe user's skin. Joachim Kohn, a professor of chemistry ...
Future Workers Will Receive MSAs
...g of personal health services, managed health care delivery
systems, and health and welfare policy in postindu...ial nations. Burchfield studies the financing and delivery
of health services and on information technology as it relates to the health-care industry. Both tea...
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