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Taking a stab at a career in medicine

June 17, 2010 3:37 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

Arizona high school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, nursing, health care or veterinary medicine participated in a summer medical camp at ASU.read more

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Gen-Probe invests $50M in Pacific Biosciences

June 17, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Diagnostic test maker Gen-Probe Inc. said Thursday it invested $50 million in sequencing company Pacific Biosciences, and will work on products that combine technologies developed by each company.The companies said they will work together to explore development of testing systems based on...

Biologics-naive juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients have elevated risk of cancer

June 17, 2010 12:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European League Against Rheumatism) Biologics-naive juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients may have an increased risk of cancer compared with the general Swedish population, according to research presented today at EULAR 2010, the Annual Congress of the European League Against...

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NT-proBNP is a predictor of CV risk in arthritis patients taking NSAIDs

June 17, 2010 12:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European League Against Rheumatism) The role of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP, a protein thought to be a regulator of cardiovascular function) as a robust, non-invasive predictor of cardiovascular risk in patients with arthritis taking cyclooxygenase...

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From head to toe: Deep insights from whole body MRI

June 17, 2010 12:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Deutsches Aerzteblatt International) Thanks to technical progress, there are now new areas in which whole body magnetic resonance imaging can be used. In the current edition of Deutsches Arzteblatt International, Gerwin Schmidt and his coauthors present a review of possible uses,...

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55th annual meeting of the Health Physics Society

June 17, 2010 12:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Health Physics Society) "The Future of the Nuclear Industry" will be the Plenary Session topic of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society (HPS) taking place June 28-July 1, 2010, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Honorable Gregory D....

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NMT Medical dives on Closure I trial failure

June 17, 2010 12:36 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

NMT Medical Inc.'s Closure I trial fails to meet its primary endpoint, sending its stock down nearly 75 percent in late-day trading. A clinical trial of NMT Medical Inc.'s (NSDQ:NMTI) flagship StarFlex device failed to meet its primary endpoint, sending the company's stock...

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FDA slaps U.S. Red Cross with $16 million in fines over blood safety violations

June 17, 2010 12:36 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The Food & Drug Administration fines the American Red Cross $16 million over the collection and manufacture of blood products. The Food & Drug Administration fined the American Red Cross $16 million for failing to meet federal rules about the collection and manufacture...

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McNeil Consumer Healthcare Over-The-Counter Products: Recall(2)

June 17, 2010 12:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

UPDATED 06/17/2010. Recall expanded to include product lots of Benadryl Allergy Ultratab Tablets and Extra Strength Tylenol Rapid Release Gels.

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McNeil Consumer Healthcare Over-The-Counter Products: Recall

June 17, 2010 12:30 pm | News | Comments

UPDATED 06/17/2010. Recall expanded to include product lots of Benadryl Allergy Ultratab Tablets and Extra Strength Tylenol Rapid Release Gels.

Understanding the Role of Silicones in Controlled Release Applications

June 17, 2010 12:20 pm | by Nathan Wolfe and Alex Kurnellas | Articles | Comments

This article will highlight key attributes of certain silicones, as well as key considerations when selecting a silicone.  As one of the most widely researched biomaterials to date, silicone has an approximate 50-year legacy of use in the healthcare industry. This history of biocompatibility has made silicone

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Adding Greater Precision to Cardiac Ablation

June 17, 2010 11:45 am | by Bob Allison | Articles | Comments

Cardiac ablation is used extensively for treating cardiac arrhythmia, but has been hindered by the lack of an adequate feedback mechanism for determining tissue temperature during ablation. This article describes a system based on microwave sensing technology that allows both heating at RF or microwave frequencie

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The experience of arterial reconstruction in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation

June 17, 2010 10:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(World Journal of Gastroenterology) A research team from China retrospectively investigated the experience of microsurgical hepatic artery reconstruction and management of hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation (A-A LDLT). Applying...

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Smoking cigarettes is a predictor of RA and may negatively impact on efficacy of anti-TNFs

June 17, 2010 10:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European League Against Rheumatism) Smoking cigarettes is a significant risk factor for developing rheumatoid arthritis and may have a negative impact on the effectiveness of anti-tumour necrosis factor inhibitors in RA patients taking these treatments, according to results of two...

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Salient Surgical goes Dutch

June 17, 2010 10:34 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Salient Surgical Technologies opens a new office in Amsterdam as it looks to ramp up its international sales and marketing efforts. Salient Surgical Technologies Inc. is going Dutch, opening an office in Amsterdam to spearhead its international sales and marketing efforts. The...

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