Archive for June, 2012

Voter ID, ultrasound laws take effect in Virginia

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RICHMOND — Starting Sunday, Virginians have to bring identification to the polls with them, undergo pre-abortion sonograms and pay for ignition interlock devices on their cars if they are convicted of drunken driving.

Laws passed by the long-running, often fractious 2012 General Assembly take effect July 1, including some of the most divisive measures.

Other new laws also take effect along with a brand-new $85 billion state budget for the newborn state fiscal year 2013.

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Voter ID, ultrasound, VRS laws take effect Sunday

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Starting Sunday, Virginians have to bring identification to the polls with them, undergo pre-abortion sonograms and pay for ignition interlock devices on their cars if they are convicted of drunken driving.

Laws passed by the long-running, often fractious 2012 General Assembly take effect July 1, including some of the most divisive measures.

Other new laws also take effect along with a brand-new $85 billion state budget for the newborn state fiscal year 2013.

All public ...

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Voter ID, ultrasound, VRS laws take effect Sunday

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Starting Sunday, Virginians have to bring identification to the polls with them, undergo pre-abortion sonograms and pay for ignition interlock devices on their cars if they are convicted of drunken driving.

Laws passed by the long-running, often fractious 2012 General Assembly take effect July 1, including some of the most divisive measures.

Other new laws also take effect along with a brand-new $85 billion state budget for the newborn state fiscal year 2013.

All public schools will have injectable ...

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Philips’ compact, portable ultrasound system to increase access for youngest …

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Philips brings CX50 ultrasound systems to NorthWest Children’s Heart Care, an affiliate of Pediatrix Medical Group, a practice with an echocardiography lab that is accredited in both pediatric transthoracic echocardiography and fetal echocardiography by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Echocardiography Laboratories. NorthWest Children’s Heart Care serves the Puget Sound region of Washington with clinics in Tacoma, Puyallup, Renton, Centralia, Olympia, Silverdale and Aberdeen.

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Ultrasound pill could replace daily injections

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For years, physicians have used ultrasound technology to permeate skin cells and get drugs into the body subcutaneously. Now, thanks to the biotech firm Zetroz, patients may soon be able to turn to an ultrasound pill that can deliver protein-based therapies that currently require injections.

Zetroz is developing the uPill, a tiny ultrasound device that, when paired with an API, enters the body and works the same magic on cells in the gastrointestinal tract, boosting absorption rates for large-molecule drugs most ...

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GE Invests $7.5 Million to Drive Ultrasound Disinfection Innovation …

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GE today announced a $7.5 million investment in Australian-based Nanosonics Limited, a leader in the development of innovative technology for infection control,  to further develop and distribute Trophon EPR, an ultrasound transducer disinfecting system. The investment is being made through the GE healthymagination Fund, which makes investments in healthcare technology companies.


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Ultrasound pill could replace painful daily injections

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Ultrasound pill could replace painful daily injections
London: Many people with diabetes or cancer have to go through painful injections everyday.

Since substances like insulin do not penetrate tissue quickly enough to be effective when taken orally, injections has been the only option to deliver such drugs.

Now, a pill that uses ultrasound to speed up drug delivery could end the need for these painful daily injections.

For years, ultrasound has been used to accelerate ...

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Philips Sparq ultrasound provides high quality images at high paced …

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Philips has sold six Sparq ultrasound systems to Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), a non-profit, 1,008-bed tertiary medical center receiving national and international referrals, located in New Haven, Conn.

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Jharkhand ultrasound clinic owner held for gender tests

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An ultrasound clinic owner was caught red-handed by a health department team while he was taking money from a pregnant woman for sex detection of her unborn child, official sources said.

Civil Surgeon Vibha Sharan, who led the five-member team including drug inspector Sumant Mishra and a designated magistrate, said that on a secret complaint from a lady the raid was conducted on a private X-ray/ultrasound clinic in downtown Sakchi area.

“Its owner-cum-ultrasound machine operator Ajit Kumar Nayak was caught red-handed taking ...

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Okla. AG appeals judge’s ultrasound law ruling

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has appealed a ruling that struck down a law requiring women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound image placed in front of them and listen to a description of the fetus before the procedure is performed.

Pruitt filed an appeal of Oklahoma County District Judge Bryan Dixon’s decision with the Oklahoma Supreme Court Thursday.

Dixon ruled the law is unconstitutional because it addresses only patients, physicians and sonographers who deal with ...

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