New Products & Services

June 1, 2006

New blister packaging offered for once-daily UTI drug

New blister packaging offered for once-daily UTI drug

For more information, visit http://www.proquinxr.com/.

Richmond, VA-A new urine-based genetic test for prostate cancer has been released by Bostwick Laboratories, Inc. PCA3Plus, the second generation of the uPM3 test, provides greater reproducibility than its predecessor, according to the manufacturer, which has validated the sensitivity of PCA3Plus in predicting prostate cancer at 91%. Urine samples are sent to Bostwick Laboratories, which tests for prostate cancer cells in the fluid. If the PCA3 gene has been expressed, the patient has high likelihood of prostate cancer. The test has not been cleared or approved by the FDA.

For more information, visit http://www.bostwicklaboratories.com/.

Disposable sweatbands increase loupe-user comfort

Cherry Hill, NJ-Vision USA's new disposable sweatbands are worn under any loupe or headlight to ensure comfort and absorb perspiration, then can be thrown away. Made of soft, sanitized cellulose sponges with a sewn elastic band, the headbands measure 8-5/8 inches ? 1 inch. Headbands are available in packages of 12 or 25.

For more information, visit http://www.visionusa.biz/.

Urine collection system aids limited mobility patients

For more information, visit http://www.urassist.com/.

Booklet about IC helps patients' family, friends

For more information, visit http://www.ichelp.org/.