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2014-06-25 08:31:00

STOCKHOLM and CHESTERBROOK, Pa., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Sobi has filed for an extension of the label for Xiapex® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to include the indication of Peyronie's disease. The filing is based on positive safety and efficacy outcome data from two double-blind placebo-controlled studies, IMPRESS I and II (The...

2014-04-28 08:31:12

Four Podium Sessions to Highlight New Analyses of Data from Pivotal Phase 3 Trials Evaluating XIAFLEX for the Treatment of Peyronie's Disease CHESTERBROOK, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced presentations from multiple trials evaluating the use of XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) in patients with Peyronie's disease (PD).These data will be presented at...

2014-04-14 12:36:39

OTTAWA, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue: Many Sham el-Nessim celebrations include a traditional family meal. Certain salted fish products like fesikh, a traditional dish in the Egyptian community, represent an increased risk of botulism because of the way they are prepared. The fish used to make these salted fish dishes are not gutted before the ripening and salting process. This provides an opportunity for Clostridium botulinum bacteria that may be in the gut of the fish to grow...

2014-04-07 08:32:13

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anterios, Inc., a privately held medical dermatology and aesthetic medicine biopharmaceutical company, announced today that CEO and Founder, Jon Edelson, MD will be presenting at Needham & Company's 13(th) Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on April 8, 2014. Dr. Edelson will be joining a roster of presenters that include senior management representatives from approximately 120 companies in the biotechnology, specialty...

2014-02-16 23:00:46

Transparency Market Research Report added "Clostridium Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/clostridium-diagnostics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Clostridium is a gram-positive bacteria which belongs to phylum Firmicutes, it’s an obligate anaerobe capable of producing endospores. Clostridium botulinium,...

2014-01-08 08:27:31

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the executive management team will participate in the J.P. Morgan 32(nd) Annual Healthcare Conference to be held January 13-16, 2014 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Adrian Adams, Chief Executive Officer and President, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company and its product portfolio at 4...

2013-11-07 23:30:53

BioScience Laboratories an Independent testing laboratory announces the capability of product efficacy testing versus Clostridium difficile spores. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 In response to the recent hospital infection related fatalities caused by Clostridium difficile, BioScience Laboratories (BSLI) a Montana-based independent testing laboratory, reminds disinfectant manufacturers that product efficacy versus Clostridium difficile spores can be determined through in-vitro...

Epilepsy And Chronic Pain May Soon Be Treated With Botox Injections
2013-11-01 08:02:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of 22 scientists from 11 institutes, led by Professor Bazbek Davletov, of the University of Sheffield, has created and characterized a new molecule able to alleviate hypersensitivity to inflammatory pain. The study, published in the journal Bioconjugate Chemistry, was conducted by Davletov and his team while he was at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge. The...


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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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2011-04-15 14:02:16

Clostridium perfringens (formerly known as C. welchii) is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It is always present in nature and is a normal component of decaying vegetation, marine sediment, the intestinal tract of humans, other vertebrates, insects, and soil. It can be a human pathogen and also harmlessly ingested. Commonly it is encountered in infections as a component of the normal flora where it takes a minor role in the disease....

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...

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2011-04-15 13:32:47

Clostridium botulinum is a gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that produces neurotoxins, known as botulinum neurotoxins types A-G, that cause the flaccid muscular paralysis seen in botulism. It is the main paralytic agent in botox and is commonly found in soil. It is also an obligate anaerobe, meaning oxygen is poisonous to the cells. Superoxide dismutase helps C. botulinum tolerate traces of oxygen. It was first recognized and isolated in 1895 by Emile van Ermengem. Subsequent outbreaks...

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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.