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epic3: National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in NHS Hospitals in England

SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION:Camden, UK, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Journal of Hospital Infection (JHI) has just released the awaited epic3 guidelines on infection prevention and control for a range of healthcare professionals. They are freely available online on ScienceDirect and on the journal’s website. The guidelines were commissioned by the UK Department of Health and have been dev...

Neuropathy Miracle: Review Exposes Peter Barnsby’s Program for Ending Nerve Pain Permanently

Shane Michaels releases a review of Neuropathy Miracle, a program created by ex-neuropathy suffer Peter Barnsby to help others get rid of their nerve pain for good. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Neuropathy Miracle, an all-natural solution to getting rid of nerve pain permanently that was created by ex-neuropathy sufferer Peter Barnsby and has already helped thousands find relief from thei...

Rheumatoid Arthritis products - Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, Simponi, Xeljanz, tofacitinib, Tabalumab, Fostamatinib, Secukinumab, Masitinib, Baricitinib, Sarilumab, Sirukumab

New market research, analysis and forecast reports for:Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, Simponi, Xeljanz, tofacitinib, Tabalumab, Fostamatinib, Secukinumab, Masitinib, Baricitinib, Sarilumab, SirukumabView latest publications at:http://www.bioportfolio.net/topic...

10 Most Important Infectious Diseases With No Licensed Vaccine

Vaccination has been successful at controlling many of the world’s diseases. However, there still remain many infectious diseases for which no licensed (US or EU) [...]

Safety Beds for Special Needs Children and Adults Designed by SleepSafe® Beds Now Offered by Rehabmart.com

This patented bed system has been created with input from healthcare industry professionals as well as the end users, and addresses the 7 zones of entrapment research conducted by the FDA Hospital Bed Safety Workgroup. With a choice of low, medium and high beds, the SleepSafer® High Bed is generally the most appropriate selection for more active users. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 Reha...

LCZ-696 (Chronic Heart Failure) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, LCZ-696 (Chronic Heart Failure) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 is a new report from GlobalData published on 2013-06-29. This 57-page report is available in PDF from $3495. LCZ-696 (Chronic Heart Failure) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary The chronic heart failure (CHF) market is a mature market that has been slowly overtaken b...

Eli Lilly Italy’s Patrick Johnson To Take Over In Japan January 2014

Patrick Johnson, the current head of Eli Lilly Italy, will take over as CEO of Eli Lilly Japan Jan. 1, 2014.

Breakthrough In Future Heart Attack Treatment

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Scientists have found it is possible to limit the damage caused by intermittent blood flow during and after a heart attack. Experiments on mice helped researchers discover that inhibition of a heart protein called TNNI3K reduced damage from heart attacks and protected the heart from further injury. These findings have significant potential fo...

Altitude Trampoline Park Billerica, MA

Billerica, MA based KCD Group Inc., d.b.a. Altitude Trampoline Park, has announced an agreement is in place for a 30,000 sq. ft facility in the Billerica Towne Plaza, 700 Boston Road, Billerica, MA 01821. Billerica, MA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Billerica, MA based KCD Group Inc., d.b.a. Altitude Trampoline Park, has announced an agreement is in place for a 30,000 sq. ft facility in the Billerica T...

Liventa Bioscience and Medline Form Advanced Wound Care Partnership

Placental-based wound coverings to reach VA and other health care providers treating chronic wounds. Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Liventa Bioscience (formerly AFCell Medical), the trusted innovator in living donor birth tissues to advance wound care healing, has joined forces with industry leader Medline Industries, Inc. to enter the U.S. wound care market. The partnership will in...

Elimidrol Reviews Roll In, Continue to Astonish

Success rate of Sunrise Nutraceuticals' new opiate withdrawal detox formula reveals product that works exceptionally well for users. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Several months after its much-anticipated release, Sunrise Nutraceuticals’ one-of-a-kind opiate withdrawal support supplement continues to impress. As the Elimidrol reviews pour in, feedback has been overwhelmingly positive—...

Beyond the G-spot: Clitourethrovaginal complex anatomy in female orgasm

Jannini et al. describe the evidence supporting the concept of the clitourethrovaginal (CUV) complex, and the overlap with the properties of the elusive G-spot. Consideration of the intricate anatomical relationships involved in female sexual arousa...

The Ice Bucket Challenge, Good Cause Or Bullying Platform? NoBullying Investigates Today

The Ice Bucket Challenge, a Good Cause Or a Bullying Platform? NoBullying Investigates Today http://nobullying.com/ice-bucket-challenge/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 One fact is for sure, there is no harm in having some laughs or some fun for a good cause. However, when it comes to the Ice Bucket Challenge taking the social media world by storm, one couldn’t help but wonder, are some peop...

Therapeutic Insole Relieves Pain in the Foot, Knee, Hip and Back - Designed by InventHelp Client (HLW-1309)

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh and founded in 1984, is submitting the In Sole Orthotic to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As a chiropractic physician and medical doctor an inventor from Cooper City, Fla., understands that there’s a direct connection between the condition of the feet and pain in the knees, hips and back. "Since conventional shoe inserts a...

NJ Top Docs Presents, The Plastic Surgery Group

The Plastic Surgery Group now offers the newest development and much sought after Vanquish treatment for fat reduction. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The Plastic Surgery Group (PSG) is one of the first facilities in New Jersey and even in the U.S. to provide clients with Vanquish, a new in-demand technology that takes inches off of patients’ waists with deep-tissue heating. Unlike C...

Melanoma experts: skin cancer should be a healthcare priority by 2015.

Leading skin cancer experts have called for increased coordination between the NHS, local authorities and voluntary groups to change people’s attitudes and behaviour towards sun protection. This is one of 20 recommendations outlined in the 2015 Skin Cancer Visions report, published today by the Melanoma Taskforce, chaired by Siân James MP; a chief campaigner for the under-18s sunb...

Benitec - RNAi patent update

22 March 2011, Melbourne, Australia: Benitec Limited (ASX: BLT), a world leader in expressed gene silencing for human therapeutics, today announced further positive progress in its fundamental Graham family patent applications exclusively licensed from CSIRO worldwide for human therapeutics. These patents cover silencing of genes using DNA-directed RNA interference (ddRNAi). Progress on these...

BRILINTA Reduced Cardiovascular Events and Deaths Compared to Clopidogrel in ACS Patients Planned for Non-Invasive Management

17 June 2011:  Newly published data from the PLATO trial showed that acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients, who were intended to follow a non-invasive treatment plan, had fewer cardiovascular (CV) events and fewer deaths without an increase in fatal or life threatening bleeding when taking ticagrelor tablets (BRILINTA) compared to those taking clopidogrel. These data are now available...

GE Healthcare expands biomolecular imaging range with launch of the Typhoon FLA 9500 and Typhoon FLA 7000 IP

New models provide exceptional sensitivity and quantitation of proteins and nucleic acids for simple as well as sophisticated applications GE Healthcare has added two new imagers to their family of biomolecular imaging systems, the Typhoon FLA 9500 for imaging of multifluorescent-, chemifluorescent-, radioisotope-labeled, and colorimetric samples and the Typhoon FLA 7000 IP for the dedicate...

Cerenis Appoints John F. Paolini as Chief Medical Officer.

Internationally recognized expert brings over 15 years of experience in drug development and commercialisation to treat cardiovascular disease Toulouse (France) and Ann Arbor (United States), 22 November 2011 - Cerenis Therapeutics (‘Cerenis’), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel high-density lipoprotein (‘HDL’) therapies for the treatment of cardiovasc...

CATACHEM INTRODUCES NEW RAPID TEST FOR ETHYLENE GLYCOL POISONING

  • QUALITATIVE ETHYLENE GLYCOL RAPID TEST KIT • SIMPLE, FAST AND ACCURATE • NO SPECIAL EQUIPMENT REQUIRED • LIMITED INTERFERENCE FROM:   GLYCEROL, TRIGLYCERIDES, HEMOGLOBIN, OR BILIRUBIN • 1 YEAR TEST KIT SHELF LIFE   ETHYLENE GLYCOL POISONING Catachem introduces the VetSpec™ Ethylene Glycol In-Vitro Diagnostic Chemistry rapid rea...

BioInvent and Servier enter Oncology collaboration.

         BioInvent and Servier enter Oncology collaboration BioInvent to provide antibody discovery and in-house research Lund, Sweden and Suresnes, France – 4 January 2012 – BioInvent International AB (OMXS: BINV) (Bioinvent) and Les Laboratoires Servier (Servier) have entered into an antibody collaboration on an oncology target involved in tumour ...

DRUG COMBINATION DOMINO EFFECT DESTROYS PANCREATIC CANCER CELLS

Monday 20 February, 2012: CANCER RESEARCH UK scientists have revealed how a combination of two very different drugs – currently being tested in clinical trials – amplifies the destruction of pancreatic cancer cells, according to research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine*, today (Monday). The team at Cancer Research UK’s Cambridge Research Institute showed ...

GE Healthcare Life Sciences launches ImageQuant LAS 500 for image capture of labelled biomolecules

Affordable, fully integrated system with plug and play simplicity April 25th 2012: GE Healthcare’s ImageQuant™ LAS 500 is designed for fast and easy imaging of chemiluminescent Western blots, fluorescent proteins, DNA gel stains and white light imaging of colorimetric stains and markers. The system offers high sensitivity with a wide dynamic range  and enables detectio...

Abcam Biochemicals new 2012 catalogue is launched

Bristol, UK September 2012:  Abcam Biochemicals, Abcam’s new range of high purity and exceptional quality biochemical research tools announced today the launch of its new and expanded 2012 product catalogue. The product range focuses on receptor agonists and antagonists, ion channel and enzyme modulators and signaling tools. The new 2012 catalogue now includes significantly expan...

New Research Report on Antidepressants Market to 2018 by MarketResearchReports

Albany, NY, February 24, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Antidepressants Market to 2018 Despite Safety Concerns, Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Continue to Dominate in the Absence of Effective Therapeutic Alternatives GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Antidepressants Market to 2018 Despite Safety Concerns, Selective Serotonin Re-uptak...

Meta-analyses: how to read a funnel plot

Researchers undertook a meta-analysis to evaluate the relative short term safety of carotid endarterectomy compared with carotid artery stenting.1 Randomised controlled trials were included if they...

New Partnerships in Pharma

Collaborations are rife in pharma –sharing expertise between companies makes financial sense. But Jamie Heywood, Patients Like Me Chairman, is making partnerships with patients profitable for both patients and pharma.  With healthcare dynamics changing, Heywood commented on a recent interview that patients need to start to take responsibility. This applies at a personal level, in tha...

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Glucose Meters Due To Equipment Malfunction

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Johnson & Johnson has announced the voluntary recall of more than 2 million blood glucose meters due to a potentially dangerous malfunction when measuring high glucose levels, according to the company’s LifeScan unit. The recall will affect about 90,000 OneTouch Verio IQ units in the United States that fail to report a warning and shut do...

Introduction of value based pricing may miss its 2014 target, NICE says

With a new chairman, a new name, and a new role the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence enters the world of the changed NHS in England with only its acronym unchanged (NICE).Although...

ABThera Negative Pressure Device in Delayed Abdomen Closure

For temporary abdominal closure in open abdomen management, the ABThera negative pressure device might be better than an older technique, a new paper says. Reuters Health Information

Resverlogix spins out epigenetics to enable buyout

Investors above and below the US-Canadian border were unenthused by Resverlogix's 8 April disclosure that the Canadian company would spin its early-stage drug development pipeline out as a publicly-traded subsidiary to make itself more attractive to....

Washington State Approves Biologix Solutions Online HIV Training for Healthcare Professionals Seeking License to Practice

Seattle, WA, April 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Biologix Solutions LLC, a leader in online continuing education for nursing, dental, medical, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other healthcare professionals offers Washington State Department of Health approved online mandatory HIV/AIDS 7 Hours, 4 Hours, 3 Hours and 2 Hours training for all healthcare professionals. If you work as a health care...

Abbott launches new laboratory automation track system

US-based health care products company Abbott has launched a new laboratory automation track system, ACCELERATOR a3600.

Medtronic Reports Initial Implants of Novel Stent Graft for Aortic Aneurysms Involving Branch Vessel

FDA's Early Feasibility Pilot Program for New Medical Devices Encourages Clinical Studies of Innovative Technology to Occur First in U.S. MINNEAPOLIS -- April 29, 2013 -- Vascular specialists at Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, N.C., and the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio recently performed the initial implants of a novel stent graft system from Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) as part of a ...

Auxilium Pharma acquires Actient in $585 million deal

Specialty drugmaker Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: AUXL) says that it has completed the acquisition of fellow USA-based Actient Holdings, a private urology specialty therapeutics company, for $585 million in upfront cash plus certain contingent co...

Capital Bank Welcomes Jennifer Schuchart to East Tennessee Commercial Team

MORRISTOWN, Tenn., May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With a career that includes over twenty years of banking experience managing loan, deposit and treasury management needs for commercial clients, Jennifer Schuchart is welcomed to Capital Bank as Senior Commercial Loan Officer in the East Tennessee market. Schuchart, whose familiarity of the eastern Tennessee market is deeply rooted in 15+ years ...

Nationally Recognized Neurosurgeon Joins Alaska Native Medical Center

Dr. Roland Torres’ appointment to Neurosurgery Clinical Director expands and strengthens ANMC’s patient services Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC), a leading hospital for Alaska Native and American Indian people and Alaska’s only Level II Trauma Center, recently announced that Roland Torres, M.D., FAANS, FACS, has been appointed Clinical Director for...

Wright Medical Hip Lawsuit Update: New Video Informs Patients Why Profemur Z Hip Implant Is Allegedly Failing

Kent Klaudt, an injury lawyer at the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced that Lieff Cabraser released today a video on the injuries suffered by hip replacement patients who received the Profemur Z hip made with titanium metal alloy, manufactured by Wright Medical Technology, Inc. The video can be seen on Y...

In tracks of Tecfidera success, Biogen seeks Plegridy nod in MS

With Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate; BG-12) looking to be a success in the multiple sclerosis marketplace, Biogen Idec is ready to take the plunge with its next product – Plegridy (peginterferon beta-1a), a pegylated subcutaneous injectable.....

Should we sequence everyone's genome? Yes

We should all have our genomes sequenced. In 1986 our 5 year old son planted a conker in our back yard. He explained that he wanted a tree house so needed a tree. The tree is now ready to receive...

Poliovirus vaccine study shows encouraging results in glioblastoma patients

An attack on glioblastoma brain tumor cells that uses a modified poliovirus is showing encouraging results in an early study to establish the proper dose level, researchers at Duke Cancer Institute report.

Amana and Goodman Air Conditioners Alleged To Have Violated Consumer Warranties in Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Audet and Partners, LLP

A new class action lawsuit filed in Florida alleges that air conditioner units manufactured and sold by Amana and Goodman since 2008 may have been sold with defective evaporator coils in breach of product warranties. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 A new class action lawsuit filed in Florida on May 7, 2013, alleges that Goodman and Amana manufactured and sold air conditioner units since 20...

Arthritis and Joint Relief Cream (Air) Made with Green- Lipped Mussel Launches in the US

DBH USA LLC introduces AIR-Active Instant Relief Cream, an all-natural alternative for joint pain. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 DBH USA LLC http://www.airdbh.com launches two all- natural products, a cream and supplement, that contain GlycOmega®-PLUS an innovative formula that contains    Green-lipped mussel from New Zealand that has been clinically proven to r...

CMS coverage denial shutting down Predictive Biosciences

The decision by a CMS contractor to deny coverage for bladder cancer diagnostics from Predictive Biosciences Inc. (Lexington, Mass.) has caused the molecular diagnostic company to close its doors and lay off its 91 employees, CEO Pierre Cassigneul to...

Dr. Reuben Gobezie of Cleveland, OH is a Five-Time Patients' Choice Honoree

CLEVELAND, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only a small percentage of the nation's physicians are ever honored with a Patients' Choice Award. But Cleveland Shoulder Surgery Dr. Reuben Gobezie belongs to an even more selective group of doctors who are being honored this year as five-time Patients' Choice honorees, marking the award's fifth anniversary. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com...

The Biology Behind Restless Leg Syndrome

A protein profile of people with restless leg syndrome (RLS), identifies factors behind disrupted sleep, cardiovascular dysfunction and pain finds research in BioMed Central's open access journal Fluids and Barriers of the CNS. The research gives ins...

Boy With Longest ECMO Record Gets New Heart

A 6-year-old boy broke the record for surviving the longest on an ECMO machine that acted as his heart and lungs. He surpassed the odds and has now successfully received a heart transplant.

WellStar Health System Selects Avantas for Healthcare Enterprise Labor Management Solution

Five-Hospital System and Associated Medical Group to Deploy Avantas’ Consulting Services and Technology to Transform Labor Management Practices, Optimize Operating Budgets Avantas, a leading provider of strategic labor management technology, services and strategies for the healthcare industry, today announced that WellStar Health System (WellStar), h...

Throes of Creation

Image of the Week #96, June 17th, 2013: From: 3 Essential Qualities Up-and-coming Science Writers Should Develop by Khalil A. Cassimally at The SA Incubator . [More]

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