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
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
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
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
River laboratories, effective immediately. The MAPLE reactors were
Bradmer Medical Isotope Supply For Phase III Trial Secure
... by the recent
shortage of medical isotopes from a nuclear facility in chalk
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
"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 ...