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MDS Nordion Urges Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Current Medical Isotope Supply Shortage

... the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at chalk River, Ontario - and to avoid similar occurrences ... Medicine at Brantford General Hospital, said "if chalk River does not come back up on line, does not ... reactors out there that can take the place of chalk River." MAPLE - The Best Solution for ...

Making nanoparticles in artificial cells

... they have peptides, a biological tool at their disposal that may shape the chalk into a desired form. Second, the fact that they are very small themselves is convenient: the chalk particles cannot grow boundlessly - the end is reached when the calcium ...

Government of Canada supports research to help address medical isotope shortage

... the principal medical isotope affected by the current shutdown at the chalk River nuclear reactor. Health professionals use medical isotopes in ... would provide alternatives to the principal medical isotope produced at chalk River." The Government of Canada is providing $6 million towards this ...

Ongoing worldwide shortage of medical isotopes could threaten patient care, says expert

... the world's Mo-99 is produced by five commercial nuclear reactors NRU at chalk River in Canada, HFR at Petten in The Netherland, BR-2 at Fleurus in ... periods of serious disruption to supplies, including a month outage at chalk River to fix safety back-up systems and a six-month shut down of the ...

The Rev. Joseph C. Martin, Leading Authority on Alcoholism and Addiction Treatment, Dies at 84

... the U.S. government. He is the author of several publications, including chalk Talks on Alcohol , published by Harper & Row in 1982, which is still ... Navy filmed Martin's "The Blackboard Talk," which they then dubbed "The chalk Talk." It became known throughout the U.S. military and established Fr. ...

SNM expresses serious concerns as isotope shortage looms

... shutdown last December of the National Research Universal reactor in chalk River, Canada by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. "SNM has serious ... situations as they continue to arise. Following the shutdown of Canada's chalk River facility late last year, we simply cannot afford to sit and wait as ...

MDS Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results

... Limited (AECL) announced its intention to discontinue the MAPLE project at chalk River, Ontario. AECL has indicated its commitment to providing ongoing ... to discontinue the development work on the MAPLE reactors located at chalk River laboratories, effective immediately. The MAPLE reactors were to ...

Bradmer Medical Isotope Supply For Phase III Trial Secure

... by the recent shortage of medical isotopes from a nuclear facility in chalk River, Ontario. Bradmer procures its I-131 material used to prepare ... well as a back up facility that are not affected by the recent events at chalk River. "The medical isotope production issues have received a ...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

... is such an exciting and important time in a child's life. The last thing they need to worry about is if they will be able to see the chalk board clearly," stated Coastal Contacts COO, Steve Bochen. Vision problems in children and teens can affect learning and it is very ...

MDS Nordion Continues to Urge Government of Canada to Complete MAPLE Project to Address Critical Medical Isotope Shortage

... shortage of medical isotopes, following the announcement earlier today by AECL that the 52-year-old National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at chalk River, Ontario will not return to service before late 2009. There are no domestic or international sources of supply that can fully mitigate this ...

Pelosi: Budget is a Blueprint for the Future

... passed early on in the recovery package, known as the stimulus package -- it's called 'Greener Stimulus.' Signed in February, the stimulus package is chalk full of clean-tech goodies with $43 billion dollars in grants for clean power, extensions of tax credits for solar wind, geothermal and energy ...

Mediterranean Diet Aids the Aging Brain: Study

... Eating plan seems to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment, dementia TUESDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- chalk up another endorsement for the so-called Mediterranean diet: The eating regimen, which is rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and olive oil, may help ...

Fake internet drugs risk lives and fund terrorism, warns journal editor

... by 2010. "Harmful ingredients found in counterfeit medicines include arsenic, boric acid, leaded road paint, floor and shoe polish, talcum powder, chalk and brick dust and nickel" he points out. "In one scheme, Americans buying fake Viagra on the internet were actually helping to fund Middle East ...

MDS Responds to AECL and Government of Canada Announcements Regarding Maple Project

... - Earlier this morning, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL) announced it would discontinue the development of the MAPLE reactors at chalk River, but remains committed to providing ongoing supply of medical isotopes. MDS Inc., a leading provider of products and services to the ...

WHO On Measures To Combat Spurious Medicines

... drugs in some of the poorer nations account for more than 25% of the total drug sales. He said that this issue needs the intervention of experts to chalk out a strategy that is specific for a particular nation. Some of the measures discussed in the conference included bar codes, holograms, digital ...

Sex Among Teens More Rampant says Irish Reports

... numbers of unwanted pregnancies. The Health Service Executive and the Crisis Pregnancy Agency of Ireland have been given the responsibility to chalk out a program to deal with the crisis at hand based on the key information cited by the report ....

Anti-AIDS Plan for 1,000 Tamil Nadu Colleges

... State Governor S.S. Barnala called on varsity vice-chancellors and principals to "take it as their personal and onerous responsibility to chalk out plans for RRCs in every college". Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said: "The youth today is fully aware of AIDS and HIV, but now we ...

Reserved category doctors seek President's intervention

... at the institute must also be withdrawn. "In case the government fails to act on our demands, the Medicos Forum shall feel constraines to chalk out straegy appropriate for the situation," the statement ....

Anti-Quota Stir: Stalemate Continues; Fast Enters 10th Day

... Dr Vinod Patro, President of the AIIMS Resident Doctors Association told PTI. The striking doctors are holding a General Body Meeting to chalk out their future strategy. Government has so far not taken any action towards evicting the Resident Doctors from their hostels. Resident doctors ...

Prime Minister Asks Medicos to End Strike

... protesting medicos with the Union Government, he said. He said the committee members would go to Delhi tomorrow to join the AIIMS members to chalk out future course of action. The medicos strike seems to have reached a stalemate. The appeal of the Prime Minister to the medicos should be ...

Free Condom Counters For Border Security Force Cadres

... It mainly focused on advocacy, capacity building, printing of training material and making a film. "Now we will sit in September first week to chalk out our activities for the next six months. Because of the huge success of the programme we want to take it to our teenagers, especially those from ...

Knowledge Of Asthma For Teachers Can Help Children

... without air conditioning often have open windows that create more problematic dust. The odor from the particles released by dry eraser markers and chalk dust also are triggers. Textbooks that are old and musty can create problems and, in some schools, mold is an issue. Classrooms with pets such as ...
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