Tag: "agreement" at medical news
Envisat Symposium report day 4: Assistance from space to combat hazards and natural disasters
...er on Space and Major Disasters - an international agreement
of space agencies putting Earth Observation resources at the disposal of civil protection authorities responding to natural disasters worldwide. "SERTIT has participated in 17 Charter actions to date," Henry said. "Most recently was last month's ac...
ESA gives green light to funding for GMES
...den Project in Cornwall on 21 and 22 September. An agreement
was reached at this meeting among ESA's Member States to release a total of 80m to fund the next stage of the ESA component of the European GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) initiative. Part of this funding will cover a socioecono...
Livermore scientists join DOE consortium
...cluding Livermore and universities today signed an agreement
with Second Sight Medical Products Inc. to jointly...ability that will enable blind people to see. This agreement
between the DOE laboratories and the private sector will facilitate transfer of many aspects of DOE ...
DOE labs, universities and second sight partner to speed development of 'artificial retina'
...bility that will enable blind people to see. This agreement
between the DOE laboratories and the private sector will facilitate transfer of many aspects of DOE technology to a clinical device that has the potential of restoring sight to millions of blind individuals." The agreements allow Second Sight Medical...
Department of Energy announces new agreement with USC, national labs and private company
...ability that will enable blind people to see. This agreement
between the DOE laboratories and the private sector will facilitate transfer of many aspects of DOE technology to a clinical device that has the potential of restoring sight to millions of individuals." There are 25 million people across the globe...
Ductal lavage may not detect breast cancer
...ylactic mastectomy. The researchers found poor agreement
between a cytologic (cell) analysis of the cells from ductal lavage and results from looking at breast tissue under the microscope. In breasts with cancer, ductal lavage was able to detect only about half of the cancers, possibly because ducts that ...
Ductal lavage may not detect breast cancer, study finds
...ophylactic mastectomy. The researchers found poor agreement
between a cytologic analysis of the cells from ductal lavage and results from looking at breast tissue under the microscope. In breasts with cancer, ductal lavage was able to detect only about half of the cancers, possibly because ducts that contain ...
Aiding decision making for Baby Charlotte and Baby Luke
...ment. Usually, parents and the medical teams reach agreement
in the confines of hospitals or homes, with the he...ng cases is that legal recourse was sought because agreement
between parents and medical teams could not be reached. But are the courts the best place to resolve...
Advances in understanding brain circuits responsible for tics in Tourette's shed light on disorder
...The Self Under Seige." "Although there is general agreement
that the basal ganglia are implicated in Tourette's syndrome, we know relatively few details. For example, we know that increased activation in the caudate and prefrontal cortex is associated with better tic control," says James Leckman, MD, of the Y...
DepoDur found to be innovative option for postoperative pain relief
...oDur TM was developed by SkyePharma Inc. Under an agreement
with SkyePharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals has exclusive rights to market DepoDur TM in the U.S. and Canada. For complete prescribing information, please visit www.depodur.com. * DepoDur TM is not FDA-approved at the 5, 25 or 30 mg doses. It...
News tips for Sunday, November 7, 2004
...ndications, meaning that there was evidence and/or agreement
that PCI would be useful or effective. In these, ... and in Class III, where there was evidence and/or agreement
that PCI was not useful, and may be harmful. Fortunately, only 6 percent of the PCIs were classifie...
Space sentinels track desertification on Mediterranean shores
...on Combating Desertification (UNCCD), a 191-nation agreement
to fight desertification on a global basis. Partner users for the DesertWatch project come from four Northern Mediterranean nations most affected by desertification. As well as the Turkish Ministry of the Environment and Forestry, they are Italy's N...
Studies reveal physicians' attitudes on end-of-life care
...sed as statements, and respondents indicated their agreement
or disagreement on a five-point scale, with "not sure" as a sixth option. Among the ACP physicians, 78 percent of respondents supported the use of terminal sedation, while among the residents, 66 percent agreed with the practice. In both groups, abou...
Novel p53 gene-based therapy boosts immune system and reduces tumor size
...cer and other diseases. Introgen holds a licensing agreement
with M. D. Anderson to commercialize products based on licensed technologies, and has the option to license future technologies under sponsored research agreements. The University of Texas System Board of Regents owns stock in Introgen. These arrange...
Chemical cousin of anti-anxiety drugs holds promise for psoriasis treatment
... exclusive patent license and a sponsored research agreement
with the University of Michigan to develop Bz-423 and other compounds for treatment of lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and some forms of cancer. Glick and collaborators at U-M also are using the compounds to explore fundamental biological ques...
CIGNA settlement favorable to psychologists
...ts operations and procedures more transparent. The agreement
also includes updating the listing of psychologist..., we believe that a very significant aspect of the agreement
is that CIGNA has agreed to improve its way of doing business with psychologists," says Newman....
Novartis announces collaboration with Bayer for EMSELEX
...rmany. The collaboration is effective following an agreement
between Bayer Vital AG and Novartis Pharma GmbH. EMSELEX, a new once-daily M3 selective receptive antagonist (M3 SRA) recently received Marketing Authorization from the European Commission in 25 European member states, plus Norway and Iceland for th...
International gathering at UH examines top computer code
...e first time to scientists under a special license agreement
between CERN and INFN. CERN has officially recognized FLUKA as a CERN-supported code and is now supplying support for manpower to continue the development of the code into the future. In an ongoing collaboration between UH and NASA, with the suppo...
HydroGlobe acquired by Graver Technologies
...y Initiatives, negotiated the technology licensing agreement
on Stevens' behalf. "This acquistion and our agreement
with Graver to license Stevens' water-filtration technologies through their HydroGlobe unit is a maj...
Treating individuals: How generalisable are trial data?
...ollaboration guidelines on systematic reviews, and agreement
on a checklist. The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors should require that all primary reports of RCTs or systematic reviews should contain a section entitled "To whom do these results apply?" William Summerskill from The Lancet disc...
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