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Scientists learn why even treated genital herpes sores boost the risk of HIV infection

... have uncovered details of an immune-cell environment conducive to HIV infection that persists at the ... even treated HSV-2 infections provide a cellular environment conducive to HIV infection suggests new ... or eliminating the long-lived immune-cell environment created by HSV-2 infection in the genital tract, ...

Startech Environmental Advises Shareholders to Take No Action in Response to Friendly LRL Tender Offer

... (OTC BB: STHK), a fully reporting, Award-winning environment and Energy Company, today urged its shareholders ... as required by law. About Startech -- The environment and Energy Company Startech is an internationally recognized, Award-winning, environment and Energy Industry Company producing and selling ...

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to develop petascale computer modeling capabilities

... will construct a petascale computational modeling environment MTML-Sim that will scale to billions of ... University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This environment will be used to test simultaneously multiple ... a handle on designing and improving the software environment to accelerate application development for the ...

VYVANSE CII provided significant efficacy at 14 hours in adults with ADHD

... after administration during a simulated workplace environment study in adults with Attention Deficit ... adults with ADHD in an adult simulated workplace environment setting. In this setting, adults engaged in ... during the course of the simulated workplace environment day. "This study provides important ...

NTU receives $2.7 million research funds for innovative water quality monitoring technologies

... up to S$4 million in research fund from the environment & Water Industry Development Council (EWI) under ... Global Hydro Hub. In 2008, NTU opened the Nanyang environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) to nurture the ... into a global business and technological hub for environment and water research. ...

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 17 top young scientists

... governing stem cell fate within the native environment or "niche." These studies may reveal paradigms ... a normal stem cell niche can be converted to an environment that supports cancer self-renewal; this could ultimately provide strategies to target the environment as a novel anticancer therapy. Ilan Wapinski, ...

Report: Asbestos Litigation Disaster for Investors Could Be Repeated With Nanotechnology Unless SEC and FASB Close Eight Major Loopholes Now Preventing Honest Disclosures

... puts consumers, investors, shareholders, and the environment at risk and compromises the future promise of the ... Evaluation of the impact on human health and the environment is lagging the rapid introduction of these ... which is no longer tolerable in a public policy environment where restoring investor confidence is the ...

Ceremony at Passavant Area Hospital to Launch Efficiency Improvements

... that the improvements will positively impact the environment of care for patients and staff while decreasing ... energy and operating cost reductions. environment of Care Study Demonstrates Potential Benefits ... investment grade audit, including a study of the environment of care which evaluated the benefit of potential ...

The Center for Health Design and Facilities Guidelines Institute Announce 2009 Research Funding Recipients

... Contribution of the Design environment to Fall Risk in Hospitals by the Ideas ... Investigator for a Contribution of the Design environment to Fall Risk in Hospitals . This research project ... use a Delphi process to develop a reliable falls environment evaluation tool (FEET). Once developed, it will ...

Is your environment damaging your health? New center aims to find out

... The damage that our modern living and working environment could be doing to our health will be investigated by a new 5M MRC-HPA Centre for environment and Health at Imperial College London and King's ... the UK and how this is affected by aspects of the environment in which they live and work, from traffic fumes ...

To what extent can environmental pollutants and alcohol affect GI health?

... 2009 (DDW ) offer concrete evidence that the environment and alcohol intake can affect GI health and share ... "Past research has indicated that elements in our environment produce reactions that affect our health," said ... hospital in downtown Montreal, Quebec. Data from environment Canada's National Air Pollution Surveillance were ...

Kaiser Permanente Wins National Awards for Commitment to Environmental Health

... "Kaiser Permanente recognizes the health of the environment directly affects individual health. We are ... working to reduce our collective impact on the environment and improve the health of the communities we ... leading organizations - Hospitals for a Healthy environment (H2E) and the Green Guide for Health Care ...

For adolescent crime victims, genetic factors play lead role

... TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Genes trump environment as the primary reason that some adolescents are ... a difference, he noted. The social and family environment in an adolescent's life may either exacerbate or ... in the field of behavioral genetics as a "gene X environment interaction." ...

Access to environmental research in developing nations grown to 1,500 institutions

... that the Online Access to Research in the environment (OARE) program has registered 1500 institutions ... OARE Technical Officer at the United Nations environment Program, said: "It is positive to see the extent ... research output." Nyaora Moturi, Head of the environment Studies Department at Egerton University in ...

Pooches Sometimes Miss the Point

... "Domesticated animals had to leave their natural environment and were moved to a new 'domestic' in which the ... the course of the domestication, the human social environment became to be the natural environment of dogs, in which there are complex ...

BELLUS Health reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2009

... products industries, changes in the regulatory environment in the jurisdictions in which the BELLUS Health ... nutraceutical industry, changes in the regulatory environment in the jurisdictions in which the BELLUS Health ... in costs, and changes to the competitive environment due to consolidation, that actual results may ...

ASHG hosts fourth annual DNA Day essay contest, supports genetics education efforts

... the importance of both heredity and the environment when she wrote, "Mendel greatly underestimated ... been written on. With the passage of time the environment edits this writing, modifying the wording but ... a single problem. Genetics, infections, and the environment play some role in most diseases, and by ...

Treating addiction by eliminating drug-associated memories

... drug use. For example, exposure to the same environment in which they commonly used drugs a contextual ... the rats developed a strong preference for that environment over another environment where a placebo was given," explains M. Foster ...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 6% Increase In First Quarter 2009 Diluted EPS to $0.68. All Research Units Achieve Organic Sales Growth. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed; Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed Reported EPS for 2008 of $2.65.

... (2) changes in pricing and the competitive environment and the global demand for our products, (3) ... operations, (6) changes in the regulatory environment in which the Company operates, (7) changes in ... acquisitions, (12) other changes in the business environment in which the Company operates, and (13) the ...

Smart for Life(TM) Cookie Diet Impacts More Than Waistlines

... Life(TM) Is Committed to Doing Their Part for the environment BOCA RATON, Fla., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ... weight, gain health and positively impact the environment along the way. Celebrating Earth Day this ... Life(TM) Cookie Diet is focused on improving the environment year-round. Founded by Dr. Sasson Moulavi, ...

Waste Management Honored by American Lung Association for Environmental Achievements

... air clean and ongoing efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainability. "We are honored ... sustainability and being good stewards of the environment we share during Earth Week and throughout the ... Waste Management's commitment to the environment goes beyond using a fleet of trucks powered by ...

San Diego Dentist Revolutionizes Dental Industry by Going Green

... revolution" by reducing waste and protecting the environment ENCINITAS, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- ... but we wanted to make a real difference for our environment and our patients. We chose to be bio-compatible ... to ensure toxic chemicals don't pollute our environment Electronic medical records to reduce ...

As Work Stress Rises, So May Depression

... April 9 (HealthDay News) -- A stressful work environment brought on by lack of team spirit increases ... future, one expert says. "The U.S. work environment right now is far more tenuous and toxic than in ... in the best of times, the study found, workplace environment can take a psychological toll on workers. ...

Reducing Costs, Not Care: Medical Travel to New Zealand Can Help Alleviate Rising U.S. Healthcare Expenses for Insurers and Self-funded Employers

... travel organizations operating in a first-world environment would be hard pressed to match our overall ... world. Furthermore, Watson stresses that the environment New Zealand offers medical travelers is ... green, safe and peaceful and a political stable environment that promotes healing and offers excellent ...

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Opens Most Technologically Advanced NICU in World

... Innovative care design that creates a healing environment with natural materials like flowers and artwork ... of the new unit has been enveloped into an environment that mirrors the home and where critically ill ... to the most critically ill babies in a homelike environment for their families." The NICU will have ...

Sanford Children's Hospital Opens New Castle of Care

... Unique Castle Design Creates Healing environment for Children Sioux ... children's hospital provides a state-of-the-art environment tailored to children. From color schemes to ... patients and their families in a family-centered environment designed to meet the unique healing needs of ...

Space Research May Help Explain Salmonella Illness

... on Earth. The 2006 results showed that the space environment causes a short-term alteration in Salmonella ... and demonstrated that a change in the growth environment of the bacteria controls its virulence. There is ... that adjusting the ion content of the bacteria's environment can turn off the rise in virulence caused by ...

High-Tech Meets Luxury at New Dental Practice: Introducing Westchester Smile Design

... and periodontal care, all in a luxurious spa environment designed for relaxation and comfort. Dr. Stacie ... Westchester Smile Design reveals a beautiful spa environment that instantly inspires a sense of relaxation. ... cutting-edge technology and a beautiful environment into one single practice, creating the ...

Back to Basics: Penta Water Pairs Its Ultra-Pure Water With Packaging Made of Rock

... http://pentawater.com ), dedicated to keeping the environment as pure as its water, is taking the bold step of ... product, Penta will enhance its commitment to the environment by utilizing a product that eliminates use of ... "Penta is committed to keeping our environment as clean as our water, and we embrace the ...

How multiple childhood maltreatments lead to greater adolescent binge drinking

... study that explored the influence of social environment on the health of adolescents. The research, ... a series of three interviews about their social environment between 1995 and 2002. The maltreatment questions ... Professor of Human Behavior in the Social environment at Boston University's School of Social Work. ...

Study sheds new light on link between obesity and infertility

... to determine if there are alterations in an egg's environment in obese women which contribute to poorer ... "Characteristics of eggs are influenced by the environment in which they develop within the ovary," said Dr. ... research shows that obesity similarly changes the environment in the ovary which bathes and nourishes a woman's ...

New evidence suggests electric hand dryers in public toilets pose health risk

... of other washroom users and the washroom environment as a result of each type of drying method. ... other washroom users and the washroom environment up to 2 metres away use of a warm air hand ... for contamination of users and the washroom environment caused by each type of drying method, a model ...

IOM Summit Provides Models for Health Reform

... such as meditation and exercise. Our environment influences our health . Mounting evidence suggests that the environment outside one's body rapidly becomes the environment inside the body. Improving our primary ...

BELLUS Health reports results for the fourth quarter of 2008

... at December 31, 2007. Liquidity and economic environment During the past year, capital markets have ... will be reached. See the Liquidity and economic environment for the letters received from FMRC Family Trust ... products industry, changes in the regulatory environment in the jurisdictions in which the BELLUS Health ...

Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Comments on Outlook for 2009

... we continue to see a difficult economic environment for the consumer and uncertain financial markets ... results, business prospects, the competitive environment and other events. This outlook is subject to a ... million, or 18.2% due to the challenging consumer environment created by the current economic uncertainty. A ...

LENA Foundation Technology Measures Effectiveness of Autism Therapy

... was used to monitor the natural home language environment of a child at around 12 months of age before the ... half of the total adult speech in the child's environment on the therapy day occurred during the two hours ... to: Capture the natural language environment of the child in terms of adult word count, ...

BD Ranks 23rd on EPA's Fortune 500 List of Green Power Purchasers

... of our commitment to the long-term health of the environment and the communities in which we operate." ... making a long-term commitment to protecting the environment by purchasing green power." The EPA's Green ... BD recognizes that human health and a healthy environment are inseparable, and is committed to promoting ...

New approach to dental visits may ease kids' fears

... dentist is a stressful experience. The sensory environment (i.e., the sounds, smells, and lights associated ... explores the relationship between the sensory environment and anxiety levels in children. Dr. Michele ... in Israel studied the effects of the sensory environment on a child's anxiety levels during two separate ...

Kresge Foundation Meets Economic Downturn Head on, Awarding a Record $63.6 Million in Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008

... changes in housing and health conditions." environment Program Climate change is the over-arching priority of the environment Program. It aims to reduce greenhouse gas ... to build a Web-based Climate Adaptation Knowledge environment that will gather, synthesize and disseminate ...

Cynosure Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

... global economic conditions and a weakening credit environment in the aesthetic laser industry. Revenues for ... customers affected by the overall economic environment and the tightening of credit markets, which ... downturn has created an extremely challenging environment for the aesthetic industry," said Cynosure ...
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