Tag: "commercial" at medical news
Chicago researchers receive award for innovative HIV drug-making process
...al industry once doubted they could be produced in commercial
quantities. By redesigning the synthesis of the dr...whose discoveries and inventions contribute to the commercial
success of their companies and enhance our quality of life. Michael S. Allen, Ph.D. , is a group le...
First quarter 2002 prescription drug spending: Higher again, but rate of increase drops
...iption medications for a sample of Express Scripts commercial
clients that maintain individual member eligibilit... 2001 consist of about two-thirds non-managed care commercial
members and one-third managed care commercial
members. Data Sources: Consumer Opinion SurveyKnowled...
NYU Medical Center selects Siemens as strategic partner
...ill be one of only a few available worldwide. The commercial
value of the equipment and services included in the agreement exceeds $110 million. Unlike most medical centers, which purchase or lease their radiology equipment from multiple manufacturers, NYU Medical Center will obtain its equipment and service f...
Do celebrities help sell new medicines?
...lds biggest pharmaceutical companies, he adds. The commercial
sponsor for the meeting at which Mrs Parker Bowles spoke was Lilly, the manufacturer of a new osteoporosis drug, and her call to action for early diagnosis and prevention is based on a report sponsored by eight global pharmaceutical companies. Lilly ...
UCSF health economists urge global AIDS fund to finance prevention first
...ng, sexually transmitted disease (STD) control for commercial
sex workers, female condoms for commercial
sex workers and STD control for the general population. (Co-infection with a STD makes an HIV-uninfe...
Electricity can pump medicine in implanted medical devices
... conducted at iMEDD, Inc. -- a commercial
company co-founded by Mauro Ferrari, professor of mechanical engineering and director of Ohio State's Biomedical Engineering Center -- using patented iMEDD/Ohio State technology. The model w...
USC ophthalmologists announce launch of permanent retinal implant study
...irst significant step towards our development of a commercial
retinal prosthesis." Although the device is constructed to be switched on permanently, in early tests it will only be turned on in the clinic, under medical supervision. "This patient and the other trial patients can keep the implant indefinitely," ...
Applied Biosystems introduces next generation production level DNA analysis systems
...ram period expected to start in June, with broader commercial
release to follow in the summer. The addition of t...sis. The ABI PRISM 310 Genetic Analyzer, the first commercial
capillary sequencer, was introduced in 1995. That was followed in 1998 by the introduction of the 96...
Report shows decline in youth smoking, but work remains
...rces, such as friends and family members, and from commercial
sources, such as convenience stores, even though cigarette sales are prohibited to individuals under the age of 18. The data on the effect of cost show that youth are more responsive to cigarette price increases than are adults. A 10 percent...
Aventis Pasteur donates approximately 75 to 90 million doses of smallpox vaccine to the U.S.
...m the companys existing stock and has an estimated commercial
value in excess of $150 million. It will provide a short-term safety stock for emergency use during this period of time in which the U.S. may be particularly vulnerable to a terrorist smallpox attack until new vaccine supplies are available. The com...
3D ultrasound telehealth system first commercial test at Indian reservations
...verage will receive specialty care under the first commercial
test of a telehealth system called MUSTPAC-3 (for .... Were hopeful the FDA will approve MUSTPAC-3 for commercial
use. Pregnant women on these reservations have limited access to specialists, which often means pro...
Health and fitness facilities need defibrillators
...database of more than 2.9 million members of large commercial
health club chains, 71 deaths were reported during a two-year period. In another survey of 65 randomly chosen facilities in Ohio, 17 percent reported having a club member who had a sudden cardiac death or heart attack during a five-year period. On...
Tanning lamps may increase risks of skin cancers
...d that at least half of the girls reported using a commercial
tanning bed at least four times in the past year. Suggestions from the public health and medical community have included restricting tanning device use in minors and requiring written informed consent from adults. The use of tanning devices may cont...
UF study: Healthy aging depends on social as well as physical activity
... in their lives. The participants, obtained from a commercial
data base company, represent all geographic regions of the state. The universal stereotype of senior citizens playing Bingo proved groundless, as only 4 percent of the women surveyed said they played the game, Ashton-Shaeffer said. There are people ...
Condoms and education dramatically reduce HIV spread in Thailand
... and reduce the transmission of HIV infection from commercial
sex workers. To measure the effectiveness of the HIV prevention program, Dr. Nelson and his colleagues studied the behavior of 21-year-old men from the Royal Thai Army between 1991 and 1998. Soldiers in the Royal Thai Army are selected for service th...
Arizona researchers receive award for antibacterial, foaming hand wash
...whose discoveries and inventions contribute to the commercial
success of their companies and enhance our quality of life. #...
...ubmarine sonar signals, the device offers enormous commercial
potential as a screening device for Alzheimers disease. NeuroGraph, which received Food and Drug Administration clearance in June, reads brain activity through a cap outfitted with electrodes that immediately analyzes brain activity and compares it...
Too much soy could lead to kidney stones
...niversity in Spokane. The amount of oxalate in the commercial
products easily eclipsed the American Dietetic Associations 10 milligram-per-serving recommendation for patients with kidney stones, with some foods reaching up to 50 times higher than the suggested limit, she noted. Under these guidelines, no soybea...
Wolfgang Glasser receives ACS award for wood chemistry, bio-based composites research
...ears ago has become an estimated 200-million-pound commercial
practice in at least three countries including the United States. Lignin, the natural glue that provides wood fibers with their strength and that is removed during papermaking, has become a two-billion pound (one million ton) global business worth $1...
Illinois researcher receives award for developing a better sunscreen
...ig's unique combination of technical expertise and commercial
development experience has positioned the C.P. Hal...whose discoveries and inventions contribute to the commercial
success of their companies and enhance our quality of life....
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