BioStim

BioStim

Alternative medicine
(1) A bacterial extract (glycoprotein extracted from the Klebsiella pneumoniae) which allegedly stimulates the immune system, warding against bacterial, viral and fungal infections in patients with AIDS, cancer, bronchitis and common cold. It is also claimed to prevent hair loss. There is no peer-reviewed data to support its efficacy.
(2) An unapproved proprietary medical device which allegedly provides bioelectric therapy as transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS).

Environment
A company  which produces bioremediation products for cleaning sewage drains.
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Orthofix split its Global Spine business unit to create the new Spine Fixation and BioStim divisions.
By managing all bone growth stimulation products under the BioStim business, spinal implant products under the Spine Fixation business, and biologics products under the Biologics business, we believe we can maximize the growth potential of these businesses.
Personnel changes to accompany the streamlining include the promotion of Brad Niemann from senior vice president of commercial operations to the president of BioStim.
The new technology, developed by BioStim, uses bioremediation to reduce interceptor pumping, drain and plumbing line backup and insect and odor problems.
The technology used in the BioStim microbial product line utilizes naturally occurring bacterial strains that are specifically isolated and cultivated to consume FOG.
Restaurant owners and operators have more important things to focus on than fighting odors and flies, monitoring their outdoor grease interceptors, and dealing with backups and blockages," says David Johnson, managing director of BioStim in San Antonio, Texas.
The BioStim formulas are 100 percent microbial and contain no chemicals, emulsifiers, surfactants, liquefying agents or enzymes.
The BioStim line of microbial products is administered though a nationwide network of service companies that are well-trained to control FOG-related issues in food-service facilities and medical facilities.
For information on BioStim and effective microbial solutions call \800- 338-8812 or visit http://www.