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2014-09-10 08:31:51

Pouch System with Moldable Technology(TM) for Clinically Proven Leak and Skin Protection DEESIDE, Wales, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today launched a new urostomy pouch with softer materials and other features to provide improved comfort, a slimmer profile and enhanced security. The new Natura® + urostomy pouch is part of a two-piece system that includes an adhesive wafer that connects the pouch to the skin....

2014-08-29 20:22:13

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy) has announced the addition of the "Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ostomy refers to a surgically made opening (stoma) in the body for the excretion of waste...

2014-08-21 23:09:45

Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018 report analyzes key vendors like 3M Company, B.Braun, Coloplast, ConvaTec and Hollister. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 One of the emerging trends in the market is the rise in online sale of ostomy drainage bags. This increases the availability and accessibility of these products to customers, thereby increasing their purchase. Analysts forecast the Global Ostomy Care Accessories market to grow at a CAGR of 5.97 percent over the period...

2014-08-13 08:28:13

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danish medical device company Coloplast delivered revenue of USD* 1,654 million (DKK 9,214 million) and 9% organic growth in the first nine months of the 2013/14 financial year. Q3 organic growth was 8%. EBIT before special items was up by 13% to USD 547 million (DKK 3,047 million). The EBIT margin before special items was 33% against 31% in 9M 2012/13. Delivering on ambitious targets "I'm pleased with the solid financial results we are...

2014-07-25 08:26:17

Company Replacing DEHP in All Its Products DEESIDE, Wales, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced that its UnoMeter(TM) Safeti(TM) Plus portfolio of hourly diuresis systems is now free of DEHP. The company now offers its major Continence & Critical Care brands in DEHP-free design, including the Flexi-Seal(TM) Fecal Management System and the AbViser(TM) AutoValve(TM) Intra-Abdominal Pressure Monitoring...

2014-07-18 23:01:42

Frank Quintieri will discuss short bowel syndrome and provide an overview of a therapy that improves absorption. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Frank Quintieri, a nurse and patient advocacy liaison with NPS Pharma will address the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group Aug. 12. Quintieri will discuss short bowel syndrome and provide an overview of a therapy that improves absorption. The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, will meet...

2014-07-07 09:45:20

UC San Diego Biologists at UC San Diego have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the way plants reduce the numbers of their breathing pores in response to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. In a paper published in this week’s early online edition of Nature, they report the discovery of a new genetic pathway in plants, made up of four genes from three different gene families that control the density of breathing pores—or “stomata”—in plant leaves in response...

2014-07-01 23:09:21

Brought to her knees and nearly her death by ulcerative colitis, 25 year old Karin Miller was given a second chance at life thanks to a life-saving surgery. Miller used her second chance to help others with her newly launched website NewbieOstomy. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a common inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which affects the top layers of the colon. Left untreated, it can increase the risk of colon cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-06-13 23:06:54

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is leveraging a suite of solutions from a2z to offer time saving and planning tools to their attendees and exhibitors for the upcoming 46th Annual Conference. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 a2z, Inc., the Maryland-based event management software company, announces that the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is leveraging a suite of solutions from a2z to offer time saving and planning tools to...

2014-05-20 16:27:18

VALENCIA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield HealthCare, a leading provider of medical supplies for care at home since 1957, welcomes the addition of Laura Cox to their team of medical supply experts. Laura will fulfill the role of Ostomy Lifestyle Expert and will be a resource for Shield's customers and referral partners. Shield HealthCare understands the overwhelming need for support and education for the newly diagnosed and for those adjusting to life after ostomy...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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