Tag: "company" at medical news
Giving African surgeons online health information; cancer in minority groups
...ears, one scandal after another has shown how drug company
marketing can distort prescribing patterns," says Julio Sotelo (General Director, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery of Mexico) in an essay in PLoS Medicine. Sotelo outlines a novel proposal to reduce the influence of the pharmaceutica...
FDA changes to accelerate patient recruitment
...results of the Clinical Trials. He confirmed the company
still expects to achieve CE Mark approval and first commercial sales in Europe by the first quarter of 2007. VentrAssist Market Launch in September "In anticipation of the CE Mark Approval, we are launching the VentrAssist in Europe at the Europe...
For men, catheter type makes a huge difference in urinary infection risk, study finds
...on, along with a research grant to Lipsky, but the company
had no role in designing, conducting or analyzing the results of the study. Already, Saint says, the results of the study have affected his decisions on the inpatient floors of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. "This has changed my own managemen...
Study shows prostate cancer vaccine linked to longer survival
...unded by the Dendreon Corporation, a biotechnology company
that developed the vaccine. "This trial is an important milestone in the development of new treatments for prostate cancer patients," said Small. "The potential survival benefit that was observed may offer important benefits to patients and would...
Diabetes program demonstrates comprehensive care approach to NYC participants
...spital and BD, a leading global medical technology company
are collaborating to promote the successful principles of the BD Diabetes Makeover Program to New York City. This demonstration project is a model to help those with diabetes understand and apply a comprehensive approach to self-managing their disea...
Proposed changes to obesity guidelines may harm children in the US
... drug companies and continues to benefit from drug company
sponsorship. Now merged with another international...ride). Over recent years, the article states, drug company
sponsorship is likely to have amounted to "millions." The Task Force has responded to Mr. Moynihan's...
Menopausal women don't get enough guidance on treatment options, Stanford survey shows
...the manuscript for publication. The pharmaceutical company
manufactures the herbal product RemiFemin Menopause. The study was based on a 2004 online survey of a random sample of 781 U.S. women between the ages of 40 and 60. Because the sample size was small, Ma cautioned that the findings may not accurately ...
ESA and Spot Image set precedence with data sharing
ESA and Spot Image, the company
that distributes data commercially from the French...on geodata. Besides its commercial activities, the company
has a mission to promote the use of satellite images; the agreement with ESA giving an easy access t...
New analytical techniques developed to quantify composition of fake anti-malarials
...ysis in real time (DART) developed by the Japanese company
JEOL. The researchers use DESI to screen anti-malarials to quantify the amount of the active ingredient artesunate in counterfeits. In DESI, researchers use a high-speed, charged spray containing alcohol and water. Typically, this solvent mixture re...
Indiana seed fund invests in breast cancer detection startup company
...t scientist in the Department of Medicine. The new company
will use the Indiana Seed Fund investment to compl...letion of a market and product strategy study. The company
will be located at the Indiana University Emerging Technologies Center in Indianapolis. CS-Keys' bi...
Georgetown research leads to first cancer vaccine
...there, they licensed the technology to an external company
to begin clinical trials, which showed that the vaccine also protected women from contracting the virus. "Once we were able to grow the virus [in cell cultures], things started happening quickly," he said. "It didn't take long at all for the vaccine...
Stevens Institute of Technology Roundtable
...resident and CEO of Cryptek Inc., a Virginia-based company
providing government agencies and Fortune 2000 companies with proven, successful and cost-effective solutions to protect against internal computer threats and the enormous costs associated with at-risk financial information, personal information, and...
Funding right through to the prototype
...y Noether working group, either within an existing company
or within a new company
founded especially for this purpose. The transfer and start-up projects are intended to enable outst...
Outcomes of patients in trials; Better blood pressure treatment; Snake bites, and more
...f snake venom. Results such as this may persuade a company
that it is worth investing further in such antivenoms. Citation: Wagstaff SC, Laing GD, Theakston RDG, Papaspyridis C, Harrison RA (2006) Bioinformatics and multiepitope DNA immunization to design rational snake antivenom. PLoS Med 3(6): e184. PLE...
International study launched testing new drug combination to cut cardiovascular disease
...n grant to Oxford University by the pharmaceutical company
Merck & Co., Inc. (Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA), developers of the combined HDL raising tablet. However, the CTSU has designed the study and will be responsible for coordinating it and analysing its results, independently of the funders. Large-scale ...
New technology detects risks of drugs to heart sooner
... Technologies a newly established Rochester-based company
which is positioning itself as the leader in cardiac safety analytics to support pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and contract research companies with technology developed by the University's Heart Research Follow-up Program, an interna...
Turning the tables on drug discovery
...r Dr Jean-Yves Berthon from French pharmaceuticals company
Greentech explains the way this 'reverse approach'... has enabled Greentech to found Greenpharma, a new company
entirely dedicated to pharmaceutical discovery. The future looks even brighter as Greentech itself h...
Astellas Pharma recipient of American Urological Association Health Science Award
... Science Award is given each year to recognize one company
that has continually exemplified the AUA's mission to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education (including continuing medical education, or CME), research and in the formulation of health care policy. It is only wit...
SCAI Founders' Lecture traces impressive progress in interventional cardiology
...aid Dr. Stack, who is also president of Synecor, a company
that develops new medical technology, including the bioabsorbable stent. In the early days of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), each procedure took three to four hours to complete, and fully one in 20 patients suffered a heart at...
Positive results for ACRUX's lead product in US Phase 3 trial
Acrux (ASX: ACR), the pharmaceutical company
with unique technology for delivering drugs through the skin,today announced positive results in a US Phase 3 clinical trial of Evamist, its daily skin spray for prevention of symptoms associated with menopause. The trial was conducted by its US comm...
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