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Medical device to reduce the pain of needle injections by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Jul 2010 12:00am written by Cole Bonner for the readers of Stu's Views & M.S. News My name is Cole and I'm working with a startup company called DiaVibe ( www. DiaVibe .com ). At DiaVibe we are developing a medical device to reduce the pain of needle injections using high frequency vibration. We are looking for input from those of you who self- ... Read on »
Can Thinnest Needle can Make Injecting More Tolerable for Multiple Sclerosis Patients? by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:23pm SOURCE: Bayer Health Care Sep 15, 2008 09:39 ET Betaseron ® to Offer the Thinnest Needle in Multiple Sclerosis View Press Release Videos WAYNE, NJ--(MARKET WIRE)--Sep 15, 2008 -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that Betaseron®* (interferon beta-1b), its treatment for relapsing forms of multiple ... Read on »
Low-Dose Intradermal Flu Vaccine Effective as Intramuscular by Poh Tin Tan Posted Tue 25 Oct 2011 10:55pm From Medscape Medical NewsDaniel M. Keller, PhDOctober 24, 2011 (Boston, Massachusetts) — Injecting a lower dose of 2010/11 trivalent influenza vaccine (TIV) intradermally was more immunogenic than a traditional full-dose intramuscular injection for chronically adults, Ivan Hung, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at t ... Read on »
FDA Updated Communication on Use of Jet Injectors with Inactivated Influenza Vaccines by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 12:00pm Date Issued: October 26, 2011 Audience: Health care professionals who administer inactivated influenza vaccines   Purpose: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that health care professionals use a sterile needle and syringe to administer inactivated influenza vaccines.   Summary of the I ... Read on »
Obama and needle exchange by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 17 May 2009 10:36pm Looks like he's balking at lifting the ban. I honestly don't know if it's fair to characterize congressional reluctance to overturn the ban as pure politics or if it's still just fear of being cast as soft on drugs. I'm sure it's true of many. Maybe most. I'd support overturning the ban, but it's a hard thing to muster much enthusiasm f ... Read on »
NIH Awards $10 Million to Develop Microneedle Vaccine Patch by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 12:00am The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $10 million to the Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and PATH, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization, to advance a technology for the painless, self-administration of flu vaccine using patches containing tiny microneedles that dissolve into the skin. The five-year grant ... Read on »
A SUMMER SONG AND PETS ON VACATION, PT. 2.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Jun 2011 12:00am Judging from the e-mails received after last week's issue about "Pets On Vacation," many of you will be doing just that in the next several months.  This week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats will conclude the series with some reminders of what might happen once you hit the road with your pet and plenty of suggestions on how to a ... Read on »
Needle-free injection of sumatriptan by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Sun 25 Oct 2009 11:03pm Needle-free injection of sumatriptan (Imitrex) was tested for its ease of use and for its bioequivalence in a study led by Dr. Jan Brandes.  The new device that provides needle-free subcutaneous injections was easy to use and if injected into the thigh or abdomen (but not the upper arm) delivered the same amount of medicine as an injection with a ... Read on »
Self-Injecting PIO for IVF with 25g Needle by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm The only thing differently I would do: Do not place the syringe in a heating pad, heat can destroy the properties in PIO. I would only warm the PIO in your hand or in a cup of warm (not hot) water. I'd ice the area first, and then use a heating pad and massage the area afterwards - pved Read on »
All About the HCG Injection by BerryRipe Posted Wed 22 May 2013 1:06pm HCG that is Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is used extensively to control weight gain. Most common method of taking HCG is through subcutaneous or intramuscular injections. For those who have just started HCG Diet Vancouver or going to have the first dose, the HCG injection may sound a bit scary! Self injection is more of men ... Read on »