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Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat

...on efficiency, and low-cost fabrication. Potential market this technology include light emitting diodes, solid state lighting, displays, traffic lights, back-lighting for LED displays, and other applications....

ENDEAVOR III Trial reports key findings on new-generation stent

...is 1 of 5 studies gathering the data necessary for market approval of the new stent by the Food and Drug Administration....

Swedish snus much safer than smoking but linked to pancreatic cancer

...ay in allowing snus to compete with cigarettes for market share, and we should be prepared to accurately inform smokers about the relative risks of cigarettes, snus, and approved smoking-cessation medications. "In light of all the available evidence, the banning or exaggerated opposition to snus in cigar...

Comparison of patients' access to new and better cancer drugs reveals inequalities between countries

... any significant delays to bringing innovations to market in the UK. There is yet no evidence that this objective is met," they report. The report also highlights an imbalance in public investments in cancer research between Europe and the USA. Dr Jnsson said: "Not only is the magnitude of public researc...

UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough

...r first threemonths of life. The mature paediatric market for an RSV vaccine has been estimated at approximatelyUS$800 million (LeadDiscovery Ltd, 2004). Professor Tindle said the importance of the research project was double-barrelled because,along with helping children, it included forming a new type of v...

Acrux completes enrollment in key phase 2 trial

... requirements to get this compellingproduct on the market are relatively straightforward. Confidence in thev...ansferring testosterone toothers. In contrast, the market research highlighted that the men considered Acrux'slotion would form part of a normal grooming rout...

UN engages banks to light up rural India; Solar loans, energy access transform life for poor

... finding no supplies, much of it sold on the black market as an illegal way to dilute gasoline and diesel fu...en/view.php?MENUEID=138&TEMPID=&USERNAME ). Free market forces and competition is changing the complexion of and expanding the market, says Eric Usher, head...

INTERMACS group reveals recent successes to international transplant community

...t we can continue to have competent devices on the market as an alternate option to live organs," said James Kirklin, M.D., Professor and Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and board member of INTERMACS. "With this new order in place, the transplant community ...

Elsevier extends ScienceDirect ArticleChoice to academic institutes worldwide

...ch of ScienceDirect ArticleChoice to the corporate market in 2005 and government market in August 2006, Elsevier, a leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information...

Did drug reps encourage doctors to prescribe gabapentin for nonapproved uses?

...rug gabapentin. In the USA, before a company can market a drug to doctors for a specific "indication" (i.e...gabapentin. The documents had been produced by a market research company, which had asked doctors visited by Parke-Davis representatives to fill out a stand...

Drug company sales visits influenced doctors, study finds

...s from 1995 to 1999. The forms were collected by a market research firm and became available to the researchers as the result of a lawsuit against Parke-Davis, the maker of gabapentin. The lawsuit was brought by a former employee who alleged that the company promoted gabapentin, which it sold under the name...

Are higher doses of cholesterol drugs worth the extra money? Only sometimes, study says

...ay be important as more new treatments come on the market and others become available in less-expensive generic form, the authors say....

Drug reps use friendship to influence doctors

...not to assist doctors or patients, but to increase market share for targeted drugs." ...

New health insurance survey -- Women have trouble affording care needed

...n to purchase coverage in the individual insurance market which is often more expensive and less comprehensive than employer coverage. Women are also more likely than men to take prescription drugs. "These findings show that comprehensive health care coverage that doesnt require high out-of-pocket costs ...

MS patients not receiving medications to slow disease progression, research shows

...ns are not as familiar with the newer drugs on the market and the risk-to-benefit ratio. Some patients may not even be aware of the pros and cons of IMAs or were advised by their physician that they did not meet the criteria for taking the drug. The increased use of IMAs by neurologists probably reflects gr...

Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 17, 2007

...an accompanying editorial, a writer notes that the market in the United States for chondroitin and glucosamine (usually sold together in the U.S.) tops $1 billion/year (Editorial, p. 611), and writes that despite these findings, "chondroitin sulfate should not be considered dangerous. If patients say that t...

Consumer nail gun injuries spike

...ted to availability of these tools on the consumer market and the steady decline in the costs of tools and air compressors," Lipscomb said. "The frequency of such injuries that are treated in emergency departments in professional workers have remained relatively flat; however, the tools are now readily acce...

MacroChem completes patient enrollment for Phase II trial of EcoNail for treatment of onychomycosis

...ving other treatments and also expand the existing market to include patients who are not currently being treated." Onychomycosis affects 20-30 million people in the United States alone, including nearly half of those over age 70. Untreated, the disease causes nails to thicken, resulting in localized pre...

A new, nanoporous ceramic filter offers hope to kidney-dialysis patients

...th the idea of a ceramic filter. We researched the market potential and studied the technical literature to find out whether our material was compatible in life-science applications. "Everything checked out." The company's NIH grant runs through 2007, by which time EMV expects to have developed a protot...

New asthma inhaler propellant effective, but costlier

..., deemed medically necessary, was exempt until new market replacements using HFA became available. Hendeles said he hopes the review will dispel myths about HFA for doctors and patients. Still, even though HFA inhalers are safe for the environment and effective at treating asthma, some people may feel unc...

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