Latest Prophylaxis Stories

2010-07-01 07:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's nine presentations of heparin sodium injection, USP.

2010-05-26 07:00:00

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc.

2010-05-09 08:44:42

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary neoplasm of the liver and often arises in the context of a chronic liver disease that impairs coagulative function.

2010-01-19 09:00:00

BOSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), in coordination with Eisai Inc., announced today that three hospitals have been selected as recipients of the 2009 DVTeamCare Hospital Award.

2009-10-22 14:00:00

VOORHEES, N.J., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is an autosomal dominant disease estimated to afflict between 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 50,000 people in the United States.

2009-08-31 09:59:42

Infective endocarditis (IE) is a severe form of valve disease characterized by infection located in the valves of the heart. It is still associated with a high mortality (10-26% in-hospital mortality).

2009-08-17 07:53:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S.

2009-07-28 09:49:42

According to a study in a special issue of Medical Decision Making, a large-scale, covert anthrax attack on a large city would overwhelm hospital resources even with an extremely effective public health response, primarily because of expected delays in detecting the attack and initiating a response to it.

2009-06-15 15:59:03

Surgical gloves that develop holes or leaks during a procedure appear to increase the risk of infection at the surgical site among patients who are not given antibiotics beforehand, according to a report in the June issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).