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2011-01-22 00:00:43

13therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has received a new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health, for $3.0 million. This adds to the six previous grants awarded to the company for various applications of its patented anti-inflammatory peptides, for a total in NIH funding to date of $6.8 million. Wilsonville, OR (PRWEB) January 21, 2011 13therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has received a new Small Business...

2011-01-17 07:00:00

WOBURN, Mass. and VEDBAEK, Denmark, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanDx today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its GNR Traffic Light(TM) PNA FISH(R) test. GNR Traffic Light PNA FISH is the first test capable of simultaneously identifying Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa directly from positive blood cultures containing Gram-negative rods in less than 90 minutes. The test is the latest addition to AdvanDx's easy-to-use,...

2011-01-12 00:01:23

The Nursing Home Complaint Center is offering to build a world class legal team, of the best nursing home abuse, neglect, or wrongful death personal injury law firms, and attorneys in the nation, for victims in California, and Florida. The group is calling its efforts to identify US nursing home patients, who needlessly get sepsis, septic shock, broken bones, and or victims of wrongful death, their number one priority in 2011. The group is saying, "we believe needless sepsis infections,...

2011-01-05 00:00:38

The Nursing Home Complaint Center is calling its efforts to identify US nursing home patients, who needlessly get sepsis, septic shock, broken bones, and or victims of wrongful death, their number one priority in 2011. The group is saying, "we believe needless sepsis infections, septic shock, broken bones, wrongful death, and elder abuse in our nation's nursing homes are at epidemic levels, and we want to hear from family members who have proof the sick, or deceased family member was...

2011-01-04 14:43:44

New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that delta-protein kinase C is a critical neutrophil regulator that protects the lungs from neutrophil-mediated damage when inhibited All of us may be able to breathe a little easier now that scientists from Pennsylvania have found a new therapeutic target for controlling dangerous inflammation in the lungs. A new research report in the January 2011 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology (http://www.jleukbio.org) suggests...

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2010-12-22 10:59:32

Blood poisoning can be fatal. If you suffer from sepsis, you used to have to wait as much as 48 hours for laboratory findings. A new diagnostic platform as big as a credit card will now supply the analysis after as little as an hour. This system is based on nanoparticles that are automatically guided by magnetic forces. Although it is the third most frequent cause of death in Germany, blood poisoning is frequently underestimated. In this country, 60,000 persons die every year from some form...

2010-12-21 11:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- bioMerieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announced the results of a survey demonstrating that most critical care nurses are unaware of a simple diagnostic test that may dramatically improve outcomes for sepsis patients. The survey, conducted at the 2010 American Association of Critical Care Nurses' annual meeting, revealed that while the vast majority of nurses expressed the need for new tools to battle sepsis, 25 percent...

2010-12-15 15:24:03

Study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons Makes the Case for Performing More Procedures on Day of Admission Delaying elective surgical procedures after a patient has been admitted to the hospital significantly increases the risk of infectious complications and raises hospital costs, according to the results of a new study in the December issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. The occurrence of infection following surgical procedures continues to be a major...

2010-12-01 00:30:00

Sepsis Alliance releases "Sepsis: Emergency," a special online video to help raise sepsis awareness among the general public. A leading killer in America, killing one person every 2.5 minutes, sepsis remains relatively unrecognized throughout all walks of life. Through videos like "Sepsis: Emergency," Sepsis Alliance aims to educate medical personnel and patients alike to spot the symptoms of sepsis, before it's too late. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Sepsis Alliance announces the...

2010-11-22 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ - Spectral Diagnostics Inc., (TSX:SDI), today announced that it has signed a long-term, exclusive distribution agreement with Toray Industries, Inc. and Toray Medical Co., Ltd. of Japan (collectively "Toray") to market and sell Toraymyxin(TM) in Canada. Toraymyxin(TM) is a therapeutic hemoperfusion device that removes endotoxin, which can cause sepsis, from the bloodstream. This product and Spectral's EAA(TM) diagnostic, which measures endotoxin and...


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2011-04-28 16:37:36

Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...

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