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2013-06-10 08:30:34

SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HemaQuest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (HemaQuest), a biotechnology company focused on developing small molecule therapeutics to treat hemoglobin disorders, announced today that it has completed enrollment in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2b study of HQK-1001 in patients with sickle cell disease. The study, initiated in July 2012, enrolled a total of 77 patients in clinical sites in the US, Canada, Jamaica, Egypt and Lebanon. HemaQuest...

2013-05-24 08:22:36

Funding for IND Application and Clinical Trial of Novel and Potentially Curative Approach RICHMOND, Calif., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has granted the Company a $6.4 million Strategic Partnership Award to develop a potentially curative ZFP Therapeutic for beta-thalassemia based on the application of its zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) gene-editing technology in hematopoietic...

2013-05-13 08:28:32

IRVINE, Calif., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that three new clinical studies evaluating Masimo noninvasive patient monitoring technologies were presented before the world's leading anesthesia educators and investigators at the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting in San Diego. The following studies highlight the positive clinical outcomes and patient safety impact of Masimo's unique noninvasive measurement technologies,...

2013-05-08 08:30:04

Use of SpHb® Noninvasive Hemoglobin Is Part of Leading Medical Teaching Facility's Standardization to Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry BURSA, Turkey and IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) and Uludag University Hospital, one of the top educational healthcare facilities in all of Turkey, announce that Uludag has added Masimo SpHb(® )- a breakthrough technology that allows clinicians to noninvasively and continuously monitor hemoglobin blood...

2013-04-05 12:25:05

Installation Is Part of the Organization-Wide Conversion to Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry and Use of rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) for Advanced Patient Monitoring KNOXVILLE, Tenn. and IRVINE, Calif., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- East Tennessee Children's Hospital, one of four hospitals in Tennessee to be certified as a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, and Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that the hospital has deployed Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM), clinically...

2013-04-04 12:12:41

Even in Canada, the glycated hemoglobin levels of diabetic kids (type 1) are correlated with household income Researchers at the University of Montreal have found that the glycated hemoglobin levels of children with type 1 diabetes followed at its affiliated Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital (CHU Sainte-Justine) is correlated linearly and negatively with household income. Glycated hemoglobin is the binding of sugar to blood molecules — over time, high blood sugar...

2013-03-27 08:31:47

Use of SpHb® Noninvasive Hemoglobin Is Part of Leading Healthcare Facility's Standardization to Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry HOLLAND, Mich. and IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announces that Holland Hospital, ranked as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals in 2013 by Healthgrades, is adding new clinical capabilities that allow clinicians to noninvasively and continuously monitor hemoglobin blood levels using Masimo SpHb(®). Holland...

2013-02-20 08:28:37

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announces that the University of Virginia Medical Center has added new clinical capabilities that allow clinicians to noninvasively and continuously monitor hemoglobin blood levels using Masimo SpHb(®) and respiration rate using Masimo RRa(TM). UVA Medical Center now leverages Masimo Radical-7(®) Pulse CO-Oximeters with noninvasive hemoglobin (SpHb(®)) - clinically shown to reduce risky...

Humans, Chimps Utilize Same Genetic Variants To Fight Pathogens
2013-02-15 11:41:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new genome-wide analysis, led by the University of Chicago Medical Center, searched for evidence of long-lived balancing selection - where the evolutionary process acts not to select the single best adaptation but to maintain genetic variation in a population. The study revealed at least six regions of the genome where humans and chimpanzees share the same combination of genetic variants. The results of this study have been...

2013-01-31 00:21:04

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Libya has become the first country to begin using the Masimo Pronto-7(®)-- a handheld noninvasive hemoglobin spot-check device -- to screen potential blood donors for low hemoglobin level in all of its major blood-donation centers. The announcement comes at Arab Health, the world's longest-running healthcare exhibition and congress held each January in Dubai. (Photo:...