Tag: "commercial" at medical news
Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment
...er current regulations, they say, manufacturers of commercial
chemicals have no legal obligation to prove that their chemicals are non-toxic before marketing them. While the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into an agreement with the American Chemistry Council, the chemical manufacturer's t...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...lay at bargain prices in ballparks largely free of commercial
gimmicks and hype. But an economist now weighs in with research showing that Cuba's government-run baseball system exploits its players, while offering its fans less-even competition between teams than in the market-driven United States. "The orga...
UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
... by intellectual curiosity and wasn't designed for commercial
development," said UNH Vice President for Research and Public Service John Aber. "This clearly demonstrates the value of basic research at UNH, both for our ability to improve the human condition and to support economic development." When inhaled by...
Countywide forecasts of water use available for Illinois, Midwest
...ois: thermoelectric, public supplies,self-supplied commercial
and industrial usage, irrigation, mining and livestock. Water use is expected to grow faster than the state's population, which is projected to increase by 1.5 million over the next 20 years," Dziegielewski said. "Projected water use increases from 1...
Aircraft cabin ventilation influences the transmission of diseases in-flight
...ies looking at the transmission of diseases during commercial
air travel. They found that while commercial
airlines are a suitable environment for the spread of pathogens carried by passengers or crew, the e...
Severe injuries on the rise among children and adolescents riding motorbikes
...those injured were white, from urban areas and had commercial
medical insurance coverage. From 1995 to 1997, there was an average of 20 hospital admissions a year. From 1998 to 2001, there were 30 admissions a year on average. Overall, motorbike-related injuries increased about 50 percent during the entire stud...
Study finds drug eluting stents as effective as vascular brachytherapy in preventing restenosis
...bout six months," he notes. Dr. Block disclosed a commercial
relationship with Cordis-Johnson & Johnson....
Study says rare allergic reactions to drug-eluting stents may raise risk for heart attack
...er's Division of Cardiology. Dr. Berger disclosed commercial
relationships with Bristol Myer Squibb/Sanofi, Cordis-Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Aventis, The Medicines Company, Genentech, and Guilford; Dr. Block, with Cordis-Johnson & Johnson....
Three anti-platelet drugs used in combination are safe
...rah RN,BSN. Drs. Douglas and Weintraub disclosed a commercial
relationship with Otsuka American Pharmaceutical, Inc....
CK2 protein sustains colon cancer cells by sabotaging ability to commit suicide
... West Clinic in Memphis and is also working with a commercial
firm to develop treatments for solid tumors based on her St. Jude work. Other authors of the article are Leslie Douglas and Addison Delaney (St. Jude)....
Can routine commercial cord blood banking be scientifically and ethically justified?
...month's PLoS Medicine looks at both sides of the commercial
cord blood controversy. Nicholas M. Fisk, Profe...us transplant is less than one in 20,000, although commercial
providers quote figures at least an order of magnitude higher." Fisk and Roberts also say that priv...
Mothers' exposure to air pollutants linked to chromosome damage in babies
...babies to air pollutants from vehicle exhaust, the commercial
burning of fuels, and tobacco smoking, as well as from residential use of pesticides and allergens....
Engineers develop biowarfare sensing elements for future highly sensitive nerve-gas detectors
...ments would then be packaged together to produce a commercial
sensing device that acts as an electronic nose for detecting different toxic and flammable molecules....
Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego funds commercialization of lung, shock, other devices
...s to internal technology projects that have strong commercial
potential. Including this round, the von Liebig Ce...d, self-contained alveolar gas meter has potential commercial
value because it would permit non-invasive testing, notably in the hospital emergency room to assist...
The sustained benefits of very early treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with anti-TNF-alpha therapy
...TNF-alpha inhibitor, infliximab (also known by the commercial
name Remicade), while the other group received the a placebo. Patients in both groups also began a course of escalating DMARD therapy with methotrexate. DMARDs are drugs that improve the signs and symptoms of RA and reduce damage as shown by joint ...
Researchers report early success using saliva to detect oral cancer
...attain the necessary 99 to 100 percent accuracy of commercial
diagnostic tests for oral squamous cell carcinoma, the sixth most common cancer in the United States. Wong noted that currently no biochemical or genetic diagnostic tests are commercially available for oral cancer. He also noted that the RNA patterns...
Supporters of NIH policy see publishers' gambit as possible diversion
...led "patientINFORM" and among the participants are commercial
giants Elsevier, Springer and Wiley plus the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, and others. Rick Johnson, the Director of SPARC, and also a member of the Alliance for Taxpayer Access, said, "Every ...
Stem cell research: The new medicine of the future
...cedented degree of collaboration among government, commercial
and academic players. A model of early and aggressive regulation has encouraged important and ethically acceptable areas of stem-cell research, while criminalizing irresponsible and unethical endeavors. The Human Fertilization and Embryology Act of 1...
TV ads during sports depict unsafe behavior and violence
...ren commonly watch televised sports, and thus, the commercial
content of these programs should be scrutinized si...havior and 6 percent depicted violence. Of the 322 commercial
breaks reviewed in the study, 158, or 49 percent, contained at least one commercial
that showed unsa...
Two days of post-surgical pain relief now possible with just one shot
...ing today, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. will initiate commercial
shipments of the first and only single-dose epidural injection that can provide up to 48 hours of pain control to help ease pain for people undergoing major surgery in the United States. Every year, millions of Americans undergo painful procedures su...
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