Navigation Links
U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for November 5
Date:11/4/2012

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5: FIRST U.S. ANTIBIOTIC

Profile America — Monday, November 5th.  This year's Nobel prizes were announced last month, and the award ceremonies will be held in Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway next month.  In 1952, the prize for medicine was awarded for the discovery of the first antibiotic produced in the U.S. — streptomycin.  The breakthrough medicine was developed by a Ukrainian immigrant, Dr. Selman Waksman, and four of his students at Rutgers University in New Jersey in 1944.  It went into production later that year and proved to be the first antibiotic treatment for tuberculosis.  Making antibiotics is now an $11.3 billion a year business.  You can find current data on the country's economy — on the go — by downloading the new "America's Economy" mobile application at <www.census.gov/mobile>.

Sources:
Kane's Famous First Facts, 4998
2007 Economic Census, NAICS 325411

Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotions of the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on a monthly CD or on the Internet at <http://www.census.gov> (look for "Multimedia Gallery" by the "Newsroom" button). 


'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. Call for Entries: International Bureau for Epilepsy and UCB launch the 2012 Excellence in Epilepsy Journalism Award to recognize exceptional reporting on epilepsy
2. Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau announces launch of Medical Meetings Initiative; recruits top leaders to Advisory Council
3. Study Shows NxStage Daily Home Hemodialysis Patients More Likely to Receive Kidney Transplant
4. Pearl Therapeutics Phase 2b Twice-Daily Dosing Data Suggest Morning and Evening Benefit of PT003 in Patients with COPD
5. Six-Year Follow-Up Data for SPRYCEL®? (dasatinib) 100 mg Once Daily Demonstrates 71 Percent Overall Survival in Patients with Chronic-Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Resistant or Intolerant to Imatinib
6. Medical Device Daily Wins Prestigious SIPA Award for Outstanding Business Journalism
7. Daily Cocoa Flavanol Consumption Shown to Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults
8. Sosei Group Corporation: Data at ERS Shows Efficacy of Once-daily COPD Portfolio Versus Comparators, Further Establishes Dual-bronchodilator QVA149
9. Sosei Group Corporation: QVA149 Filed as a Once-Daily Maintenance Treatment for COPD in Europe
10. Daiichi Sankyo Completes Enrolment in Hokusai - VTE, investigating once-daily Edoxaban in the Largest Single Phase 3 Study for the Treatment and Prevention of Recurrence of VTE
11. Medical Device Daily releases Med-Tech on a Mission: Strategies to Drive Innovation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 The vast majority ... outpatient dialysis facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a ... per visit, including travel time, equipment preparation and wait ... but especially grueling for patients who are elderly and ... skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers for some duration of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... FRANKLIN, Tenn. , June 23, 2016 ... for automating, integrating and transforming the patient ... launch of several innovative new products and ... depth of its revenue cycle offerings. These ... establish more efficient workflows, remain compliant in ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today ... policy research organization as its newest member.  ... vice president and chief scientific officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, ... NPC Board of Directors. ... joined us in support of our efforts to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a weight ... app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise program ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 ... their specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ... and all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether ... latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, ... their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to ... came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... People ... part in Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and ... an award to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):