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2014-09-17 12:27:09

- Three-year findings regarding prophylaxis versus on-demand treatment in adults with hemophilia A WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare will present data on hemophilia A research at the National Hemophilia Foundation's 66(th) Annual Meeting, which takes place September 18-20 in Washington, D.C. The data, which will be shared through poster presentations, showcase Bayer's commitment to advancing hemophilia A treatment and patient care. Data will be presented in a...

2014-09-15 08:28:59

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc. announced results of a large, retrospective study that showed the use of the SURGICEL(® )Family of Topical Absorbable Hemostats was associated with lower costs, reduced product usage, shortened length of hospital stay, and reduced transfusions compared to the use of other adjunctive hemostats.(1) The study was presented at the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management annual meeting in Houston, Texas....

2014-09-10 23:01:31

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered life-threatening internal bleeding, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or other serious injuries allegedly due to their use of the blood-thinning medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A California woman has filed a new Xarelto lawsuit (http://www.xareltolawsuitcenter.com) that alleges uncontrollable hemorrhaging caused by the blood thinner nearly ended her life, Bernstein...

Faster, Cheaper Test Developed For Sickle Cell Disease
2014-09-02 03:27:42

Harvard University Newly developed test can identify sickle cell disease in minutes and could be used in rural clinics around the globe Within minutes after birth, every child in the US undergoes a battery of tests designed to diagnose a host of conditions, including sickle cell disease. Thousands of children born in the developing world, however, aren't so lucky, meaning many suffer and die from the disease each year. A.J. Kumar hopes to put a halt to at least some of those deaths....

Aspirin May Reduce The Risk Of Blood Clots Reoccurring
2014-08-27 03:05:36

American Heart Association Aspirin may be a promising alternative for those who can’t take long-term anticoagulant drugs that prevent clots from reoccurring in the veins, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In a combined analysis of two similar independent studies, 1,224 patients who received 100 mg of aspirin a day to treat blood clots were monitored for at least two years. In the International Collaboration of Aspirin Trials for...

2014-08-26 08:30:42

- Only Hemophilia A Therapy to Provide Bleeding Protection with Prophylactic Regimens of Either Every Three to Five Days or Once-Weekly Infusions - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announces that Health Canada has approved ELOCTATE(TM) [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant BDD), Fc Fusion Protein] for the control and prevention of bleeding episodes and routine prophylaxis in adults and children aged 12 and older with hemophilia A.(1) ELOCTATE is...

2014-08-25 08:27:08

HONG KONG, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("CCBC" or the "Company"), China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services, today announced that the Company has been informed that Magnum Opus International Holdings Limited ("Magnum"), a private vehicle that is controlled by CCBC Chairman Mr. Yuen KAM and involves the CCBC management team, together with Cordlife...

2014-08-21 16:24:44

Twice-Weekly Prophylactic Regimen Resulted in 95% Reduction in Median Annualized Bleed Rate Compared to On-Demand DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) reports Baxter International Inc. today announced positive results from its Phase 3 pivotal clinical trial of BAX 855, an investigational, extended half-life recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) treatment for hemophilia A based on ADVATE [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)], which met its primary...

2014-08-21 08:28:14

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET on August 29, 2014 HONG KONG, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) (the "Company") today announced its plan to release financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 on Thursday, August 28, 2014, after market close in the US. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Friday, August 29, 2014 to discuss its financial performance and give a brief overview of the Company's recent...

2014-08-19 23:10:25

Federal government customers can buy Celox First Aid Hemostatic gauze and granules directly from QuickMedical on FSS contract. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 QuickMedical, a national leader in the distribution of medical equipment and supplies and a veteran-owned small business has officially added Celox First Aid hemostatic agents and dressings to its FSS contract. Now Celox First Aid hemostatic medical supplies will be available for all government buyers on gsaadvantage.gov for...


Latest Blood Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

2012-06-14 07:28:41

Symbol: ZATH Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumthomasianum(Krug & Urb.) Krug & Urb. ex P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 07:28:42

Symbol: ZASP Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumspinifex(Jacq.) DC. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:48

Symbol: ZAPU2 Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: ZanthoxylumpunctatumVahl distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:50

Symbol: ZAMO Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylummonophyllum(Lam.) P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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