Monthly Archives: May 2011

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Announces Winners Of National Sidney Berman Award

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), is pleased to announce the winners of the 2007 AACAP Sidney Berman Award for the School-Based Study and Intervention for Learning Disorders: Michael E. Faran, M.D., Ph.D., and Albert Saito, M.D. … Continue reading

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Controversies And Evidence For Tracheostomies In Critical Care, Conference, London

This conference aims to look critically at the issues concerning tracheostomy in the setting of critically ill patients, and in particular, to address areas in which there is continuing controversy about best practice. Following review of basic anatomy and physiology, … Continue reading

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Amylin Pharmaceuticals To Present New Data From Broad Diabetes And Obesity Programs At ADA 2007

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) today announced that data featuring its approved diabetes drugs, BYETTA(R) (exenatide) injection and SYMLIN(R) (pramlintide acetate) injection, and its pipeline candidates will be presented at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 67th Annual Scientific Sessions being … Continue reading

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Canada Researcher Awarded $130,000 Epilepsy Research Grant

A Canadian researcher is receiving $130,000 to further his research into the origin of epilepsy seizures through the Susan S. Spencer Clinical Research Training Fellowship funded by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Foundation, the American Epilepsy Society, and the … Continue reading

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‘Wake Up And Breathe’ Strategy Allows Patients To Come Off Ventilator Sooner

A Vanderbilt study of intensive care unit patients who are breathing with the help of a mechanical ventilator has found that a two-step sedation and ventilator weaning protocol called a “wake up and breathe” strategy helps patients come off the … Continue reading

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Abbott’s New FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System With Insulin Calculator Receives CE Mark

Abbott today announced that it has received CE Mark (ConformitГ© EuropГ©enne) for its new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System,1,2 the first blood glucose monitoring device from Abbott that includes a mealtime (bolus) insulin calculator for calculating suggested insulin doses. … Continue reading

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