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Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures

Preventive measures urgently needed, researcher says THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of a hip or thigh bone fracture is doubled for people who have a stroke, a new Dutch study finds. That finding shows a need for immediate preventive action after a stroke, said Frank d...

Pre-cessation patch doubles quit success rate: Researchers call for labeling changes

DURHAM, N.C. -- Using a nicotine patch before quitting smoking can double success rates, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers. They say their latest data suggest changes should be made to nicotine patch labeling. "Right now, the nicotine patch is only recommended for use afte...

Decho Doubles Number of Mozy Healthcare Customers

Cost Savings, Compliance and Protection of Patient Information Drives Healthcare Organizations to Adopt Mozy SEATTLE, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Decho Corporation, an EMC Company (NYSE: EMC ), today announced the number of healthcare organizations using its industry-leading MozyPro(R) ...

Three Drinks a Day Doubles Risk of Tremor

And odds increase with each additional year of daily consumption, study finds THURSDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Having more than a couple of drinks a day can double the risk of developing involuntary (essential) tremor, a neurological disorder that affects about 5 million people ov...

Gene Mutation Doubles Risk of Aggressive Colon Cancer in Blacks

Study found whites much less likely to have this variant WEDNESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- A genetic mutation may explain why blacks are more likely than whites to have a more aggressive form of colorectal cancer, U.S. researchers report. "Several studies have identified a disp...

2 Hours Glued to TV Doubles Kids' Asthma Risk

Association found in both genders regardless of weight issues, study finds TUESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- Children who watch TV for more than two hours a day or are otherwise inactive have a doubled risk for asthma, according to a U.K. study. Researchers looked at more than 3...

Early Menopause Doubles Stroke Risk

Experts suspect lowered estrogen levels might be a factor FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing early menopause significantly raises a woman's risk for stroke, new research reveals. "Women who reached menopause before age 42 had a doubling in the risk of ischemic stroke,...

Family History of Melanoma Doubles Parkinson's Risk

Linkage between the two might be genetic, researchers say MONDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- People with a family history of melanoma are twice as likely to develop Parkinson's disease, a new study finds. While the reasons for this association are not clear, other studies have show...

AmeriCares Doubles Aid to Zimbabwe

Working with PSI and P&G to Stem Cholera Outbreak STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares is doubling its supply of water purification treatments to Zimbabwe in an effort to stem a deadly cholera outbreak that has claimed more than 3,000 innocent lives. The outbrea...

ReBuilder Medical (RBRM) Neuropathy Market Doubles to $5 Billion

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The US neuropathic pain market consists of 4.7 million patients, and is expected to grow to more than 6.1 million patients, and be valued at $5.1 billion in 2018. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061128/REBUILDERLOGO ) ...

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Zevalin(R) Following Short-Course Chemotherapy with CHOP + Rituximab (CHOP-R) Doubles Complete Remission Rate in First-Line Treatment of Follicular Non- Hodgkin's Lymphoma

SEATTLE, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that Clinical Cancer Research has published in the November 1, 2008 issue the results of a study authored by Samual Jacobs et al. investigating the use of short-course CHOP-R followe...

Gaining Too Much Weight During Pregnancy Nearly Doubles Risk of Having a Heavy Baby

Heavy babies have more birth complications; they are also more likely to become overweight or obese children and adults PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research of more than 40,000 women and their babies found that women who gained m...

RAD001 More Than Doubles Time Without Tumor Growth After Failure of Standard Treatment in Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

- RECORD-1 trial shows RAD001 reduces risk of disease progression by 70% - RAD001 is first and only drug to show significant benefit after failure of approved therapies Sutent(R) or Nexavar(R),** with potential to address unmet medical need - Once-daily oral RAD001 di...

New Data Show Xenical Significantly Reduces Cardiovascular Risk and More Than Doubles Weight Loss Achieved in Overweight and Obese People

BUDAPEST, April 24 /CNW/ - The weight loss medication Xenical (orlistat 120mg) significantly reduces weight and improves cardiovascular risk factors such as blood pressure, glycaemic control and lipid profile in overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes and hypertension, according to a study...

Hyperthermia Plus Chemotherapy Nearly Doubles Disease-Free Survival Compared to Chemotherapy Alone for Sarcoma Cancer Patients

SALT LAKE CITY, June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BSD Medical Corp. announced today that the results of a 340 patient randomized Phase III clinical trial testing the benefit of adding hyperthermia therapy to chemotherapy were presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASC...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Combination Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Colon Cancer

... KRX-0401 + Capecitabine More Than doubles Time to Progression and Overall Response Rate as well as Extends Overall Survival vs. Capecitabine + Placebo in Patients with 2nd or 3rd Line Metasta...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Multaq(R) (dronedarone)

...lation is a complex disease that increases the risk of stroke up to five-fold, worsens the prognosis of patients with cardiovascular risk factors, and doubles the risk of mortality. There are approximately 2.5 million Americans and 4.5 million people in the European Union with atrial fibrillation and it is e...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results From the Landmark ATHENA Trial with Multaq(R) (dronedarone) in Atrial Fibrillation

...sens the prognosis of patients with cardiovascular risk factors(4) and that doubles the risk of mortality(5). The authors' findings, as reported in the Ne...risk of stroke up to five-fold and heart failure two-to-three-fold. AF also doubles the risk of mortality. Without appropriate management, AF can lead to...

Major deCODE-led Study Underscores Role of the Brain in Obesity

...edition of Nature Genetics at http://www.nature.com/ng , and will appear in an upcoming print edition of the journal. "This study essentially doubles in one fell swoop the number of known and replicated genetic factors contributing to obesity as a public health problem. And what we are seeing in obe...

Dronedarone (Multaq(R)) Reduced the Incidence and Duration of Hospitalization in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

...changes in the heart or as a result of cardiovascular disease. AF increases the risk of stroke five-fold and heart failure two- to three-fold. AF also doubles the risk of mortality and is an independent risk factor for sudden cardiac death. Without appropriate management, AF can lead to serious complicatio...
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IDENTI-PRINT

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SphygmoCor Vx Central Blood Pressure/Pulse Wave Velocity System

Description:...used to measure the aortic pulse wave velocity, by taking a reading at the carotid artery and the femoral artery. Aortic pulse wave velocity typically doubles between the ages of 30 and 60. Pulse Wave Velocity Arterial stiffness is a major cause of cardiovascular disease. Increases in arterial stiffnes...
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TurboVap 500 Concentration Workstation

Description:... Utilizing a proprietary gas-vortexing action, its fast, unattended operation doubles sample throughput, frees up resources, and improvises quality control. TurboVaps are in routine use in thousands of environmental, food testing, ph...
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TurboVap II Concentration Workstation

Description:... Utilizing a proprietary gas-vortexing action, its fast, unattended operation doubles sample throughput, frees up resources, and improvises quality control. TurboVaps are in routine use in thousands of environmental, food testing, ph...
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TurboVap 96 Concentration Workstation

Description:... Utilizing a proprietary gas-vortexing action, its fast, unattended operation doubles sample throughput, frees up resources, and improvises quality control. TurboVaps are in routine use in thousands of environmental, food testing, ph...
Company:Caliper Life Sciences

TurboVap LV Concentration Workstation

Description:... Utilizing a proprietary gas-vortexing action, its fast, unattended operation doubles sample throughput, frees up resources, and improvises quality control. TurboVaps are in routine use in thousands of environmental, food testing, ph...
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EnVision Autoclavable Camera Head/Coupler

Description:... times the camera head has been used is displayed on the monitor during initialization. New 1/4 CCD technology reduces the overall size and weight but doubles the light sensitivity. Available in 20 and 15mm NTSC and PAL in eyecup and cartridge format....
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Humphrey Matrix Perimeter

Description:...glaucoma detection capabilities, tools to characterize glaucoma and basic glaucoma management tools. Like the Humphrey FDT Perimeter, the Matrix doubles as an in-office glaucoma screener with 35 second supra-threshold testing. And it provides up to 69 stimuli to characterize visual field defects to fac...
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Taha-Burchiel REK

Description:...ps prevent tip damage upon insertion into the brain. Electrodes are calibrated to target depth and held inside the cannula by an ergonomic spacer that doubles as a handle for insertion. The passing cannula of the kit allows for implantation of a deep brain stimulating electrode....
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Sound Pro Combination Table

Features:...adjustments including Fowler back, height, Trendelenburg motions and auto level Cardiac scanning cutout features a patented swing-out cushion that doubles as an armrest Adjustable sonographer cutout allows comfortable scanning positioning Vascular scanning arm board can be mounted to either side of...
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Tremor

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Familial tremor

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Gaining too much weight during pregnancy nearly doubles risk of having a heavy baby

(PORTLAND, Ore.) October 31, 2008 A study by the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research of more than 40,000 women and their babies found that women who gained more than 40 pounds during their pregnancies were nearly twice as likely to have a heavy baby. Published in the November issue of O...

Popcorn-ball design doubles efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells

A new approach creates a dramatic improvement in cheap solar cells now being developed in laboratories. By using a popcorn-ball design tiny kernels clumped into much larger porous spheres researchers at the University of Washington are able to manipulate light and more than double the efficie...

Bangladesh to dramatically expand technology that doubles efficiency of urea fertilizer use

The Government of Bangladesh has announced that it will expand urea deep placement (UDP)a technology that doubles the efficiency of urea fertilizer useto almost 1 million hectares (ha) of rice land, reaching about 1.6 million farm families, in the coming boro or dry season. UDP is the insertio...

Risk of stroke doubles if diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

Individuals diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are at double the risk of having a stroke compared to those without diabetes, according to new research from the University of Alberta. It was found that the risk of a stroke is considered high within the first five years of treatment for Type 2 diabetes ...

Radiation after surgery doubles survival time for some lung cancer patients

Patients with lung cancer that has spread to mediastinal lymph nodes ?located between the chest, breastbone and spine ?who receive radiation after surgery and chemotherapy live twice as long as patients who do not receive radiation after surgery, according to a study presented at the plenary sessio...

Sleep deprivation doubles risks of obesity in both children and adults

Research by Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick has found that sleep deprivation is associated with an almost a two-fold increased risk of being obese for both children and adults. Early results of a study by Professor Francesco Cappuccio of the University of Warwick's Warwick Me...

Logging doubles threat to the Amazon, rivaling clear-cutting, study suggests

Human activities are degrading the Amazonian forest at twice the rate previously estimated, suggests a new study that adds the effects of logging to those of clear-cutting. The research appears in the 21 October issue of the journal Science , published by AAAS, the nonprofit science society. Unt...

It's not all genetic: Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk in mice

In experiments with mice, a team of scientists from the United States, Sweden and Japan has discovered that having a double dose of one protein is sufficient to change the normal balance of cells within the lining of the colon, thereby doubling the risk that a cancer-causing genetic mutation will t...

Silicon with afterburners: Process developed at Rice could be boon to electronics manufacturer

...ciety . Moore's Law, suggested by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in 1965, said the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit doubles about every two years. But even Moore has said the law cannot be sustained indefinitely. The challenge is to get past the limits of doping, a proce...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

... each which will eventually contain between four and eight sensors, 200 meters apart from each other. Simulations suggest a single sensor in each ring doubles the power output, that multiple sensors should further improve the performance, and that this configuration can detect a change in mass. The data from...

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Carbon nanotube avalanche process nearly doubles current

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. By pushing carbon nanotubes close to their breaking point, researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated a remarkable increase in the current-carrying capacity of the nanotubes, well beyond what was previously thought possible. The researchers drove semiconducting c...

SleepQuest Compliance Again Doubles Industry Average

Study Shows Patients Consistently Adhere to Sleep Apnea Treatment SAN CARLOS, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SleepQuest announced today that an internal study has shown their patients comply with Obstructive Sleep Apnea treatment at a rate nearly twice the industry average. Analysis perf...

US Neuropathic Pain Market Value Doubles to $5 Billion by 2018

New Indications and Products Offset Patent Expirations SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. market for drug treatment of major neuropathic pain (NP) conditions is currently valued at $2.6 billion, according to US Neuropathic Pain, a report released today by WWMR, Inc. Grow...

Microtest Labs Doubles Microbial Identification, Analytical Services

AGAWAM, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Microtest Laboratories ( http://www.microtestlabs.com ) has doubled their microbial identification and analytical services with the purchase of an additional MicroSeq(R) Microbial Identification System. The MicroSeq is a state-of-the-art DNA sequence-bas...

The Center for Molecular Medicine Doubles Lab Staff, Expands Lab Space by 100 Percent

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) today announced the hiring of two medical technologists and a scientist to support the expansion of the laboratory's clinical test menu and genomics services offerings. -- Jin He, who previously served as a ...

Tandem Labs' New England Facility Doubles Discovery Support Capacity - Increasing Foothold in New England

WOBURN, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Labs, a leading contract research organization (CRO) providing bioanalytical, immunoanalytical, and pharmacokinetic (PK)/pharmacodynamic (PD) services to the pharmaceutical industry, announced that it has acquired additional MDS SCIEX API 5000(TM) a...

BoneCare doubles options and profits as fiscal year closes

Middleton, Wis. BoneCare International , a Wisconsin-based pharmaceutical firm, reported turning a profit for two straight quarters, seeing a 103 percent increase in sales and raising the prediction for 2005 sales growth to 74 percent. BoneCare's fourth-quarter net income has been reported as...

Merge Technologies' net loss doubles to $10.1M

West Allis, Wis. - Merge Technologies reported a net loss of $10.1 million, or $0.30 per share, in the first quarter of 2007, more than double the net loss of $4.9 million, or $0.15 per share, in the first quarter of 2006. While the first quarter loss was well below the $27.0 million, or $0....

Graphene may have advantages over copper for IC interconnects at the nanoscale

...mportant and conductance is affected by scattering at the grain boundaries and at the side walls. These add up to increased resistivity, which nearly doubles as the interconnect sizes shrink to 30 nanometers." The research was supported by the Interconnect Focus Center, which is one of the Semiconductor ...

Novel CU-Boulder technique shrinks size of nanotechnology circuitry

...d described by Intel co-founder George Moore in 1965, which predicted that the number of transistors that can be placed on a single integrated circuit doubles about every 18 months. Since the technology industry is driven by Moore's Law, a stall in such advances would cause huge shockwaves for companies tha...
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BioLogic Maximizer Kit, 100-120 V from Bio-Rad

Description:... The BioLogic Maximizer kit, 110 to 220 V, enables buffer blending and pH monitoring and doubles flow rates and valve capacity of BioLogic DuoFlow chromatography systems. The kit includes the Maximizer base unit, pH monitor, Maximizer mixer, start...
Company:Bio-Rad

UltiMate 3000 x2 Dual-Binary Analytical System from Dionex Corporation

Description:... The x2 Dual-Binary Analytical System more than doubles the benefits of high performance binary LC and LC/MS. The fast analysis cycles of the standard binary system are increased by up to 100% in tandem mod...
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