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2014-08-25 08:27:55

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two independent clinical studies were presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus (IPV) Conference. Results from both pilot studies consistently demonstrated that the Company's urine-based assay for the detection of high-risk HPV had high sensitivity (greater than 90%) for identifying women with high grade cervical...

2014-08-23 23:00:53

Based in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Medical Device to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 "I have heard female patients complain about making a mess when they gave a urine sample," said an inventor from Lake Stevens, Wash. "In order to make the entire process easier and mess-free, I came up with this urine-collection aid." He developed the Medical Device to allow urine samples to be collected...

2014-08-19 23:11:48

It began as a mission to help housewives who wanted a respectable men’s urinal for their bathroom, but now the new waterless urinal created by a 89-year-old Londoner, Norman Brooks, has become a green magic bullet that’s drawing interest from conservationists from Massachusetts to Arizona. London, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 After four years of research and development, Norman Brooks, retired owner of Brooks Construction Ltd., has invented the first concealed waterless...

kidney stone
2014-08-18 03:45:20

Caroline Arbanas, Washington University in St. Louis Anyone who has suffered from kidney stones is keenly aware of the lack of drugs to treat the condition, which often causes excruciating pain. A new mouse study, however, suggests that a class of drugs approved to treat leukemia and epilepsy also may be effective against kidney stones, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report. The drugs are histone deacetylase inhibitors, or HDAC inhibitors for...

2014-07-30 12:25:03

Waterless Urinals Provide Answer to California Schools Being Urged to Cut Water Use PALM DESERT, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the most severe drought in California's history blazes on, Zero Water Consulting, the official distributor of URIMAT waterless urinals in the U.S. announces today that it has the ability to help California Public Schools (CPS) greatly reduce their water use with the installation of waterless urinals. This summer, California's Governor Jerry Brown asked CPS...

Product Engineering May Draw Inspiration From Animal Pee Study
2014-07-01 12:47:01

[ Watch the Video: Water Experiment 1: Empty In The Same Time Span ] Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from the Georgia Institute of Technology on how quickly animals urinate reveals that previous information on urinary flow dynamics may not "hold water" after all. David Hu, Georgia Tech’s assistant professor led the study of how quickly 32 different animals urinated. The findings indicate that animals will urinate in about the same time no...

2014-06-02 23:01:08

Founded in 1984, InventHelp is attempting to submit this idea, the Taylor Carry All Patient Companion, to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Having to provide assistance to patients when they need to move from point A to point B takes up a lot of staff time. Also, urinal bottles are often placed on and removed from the overbed eating table before and after use. "I decided that there needed to be a better way to do this," said an inventor from Moncks...

2014-05-30 23:03:52

MVPee is announcing their new funny scented urinal screen subscription that includes six custom urinal screens and a changing glove for $19.95 plus $2.95 shipping. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 MVPee.com is unveiling the next level in their monthly custom scented urinal screen subscription program. The new “6-Pack” level features six custom urinal screens and a changing glove delivered monthly at a cost of $19.95 plus $2.95 shipping. This 6-pack subscription allows bars and...

2014-05-19 14:51:45

American Thoracic Society A new study by researchers from California and Canada indicates a simple urine test can indicate the presence of venous thromboembolism, a blood clot that has broken free from its point of origin and which travels through the bloodstream, eventually lodging in a vein. The test evaluates the levels of fibrinopeptide B (FPB), a small peptide that's released when a thrombosis forms and which is removed from the body through urine. The results of the study will be...

urine not sterile
2014-05-19 08:55:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although urine has long-been thought to be sterile, a new study has found that not only can bacteria survive in urine – they are relatively prolific in women with overactive bladder (OAB). "Doctors have been trained to believe that urine is germ-free," said Linda Brubaker, dean of Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) and an investigator in the new study, which was presented on Sunday as part of the 2014...


Word of the Day
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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