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2011-08-05 22:40:18

FINDINGS: A man-made fat called Intralipid, which is currently used as a component of intravenous nutrition and to treat rare overdoses of local anesthetics, may also offer protection for patients suffering from heart attacks. Current treatment for a heart attack focuses on limiting the duration of the ischemic period, when blood flow to tissues is reduced, and on subsequently opening arteries to reestablish normal coronary blood flow. It is well known that injury to the heart muscle can...

2011-07-29 17:31:00

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros Corporation announced today that 2011 year-to-date sales revenue rose 51% (year-over-year) over the similar period in 2010. This continues the third year in a row for double-digit revenue growth for Spectros since the current T-Stat Tissue Oximeter product line was launched in 2008. "This growth sends a clear signal that the market is embracing the Spectros state-of-the-art broadband VLS tissue oximetry," notes CFO John...

2011-07-20 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot retrieval in ischemic stroke patients, today announced the launch of the expanded family of Merci Retrievers® in Japan. With the addition of the V 2.0 Soft and V 3.0 Soft, through recent Ichihen Approval, the entire family of V Series Merci Retrievers® are now approved and reimbursed in Japan. The Merci Retriever® is a...

2011-07-12 07:36:37

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability and death in the United States. A team of researchers has discovered a way to exploit one of the brain's self-repair mechanisms to protect nerve cells and enhance brain repair in rodent models of stroke. The authors suggest that this approach could provide a nontoxic treatment for stroke. The most common form of stroke (ischemic stroke) occurs when a blood vessel that brings oxygen and nutrients to the brain becomes...

2011-07-11 20:32:53

Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability and death in the United States. A team of researchers "” led by Gregory Bix, at Texas A&M College of Medicine, College Station "” has identified a way to exploit one of the brain's self-repair mechanisms to protect nerve cells and enhance brain repair in rodent models of stroke. The authors suggest that this approach could provide a nontoxic treatment for stroke. The most common form of stroke (ischemic stroke) occurs when a...

2011-06-27 21:00:00

SINGAPORE, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In June 2011, "Neuropharmacology" published a paper establishing NeuroAiD's reparative effects on global cerebral ischemia. Global cerebral ischemia is subsequent to cardiac arrest, reversible severe hypotension or other situations depriving the brain of oxygen and glucose. It results in residual neurologic deficits, ranging from mild cognitive impairment to severe neurological deficits, for which there is no treatment to date. The research...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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