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Kimberly-Clark Teams Up With Sports Legends to Launch 'The Depend Campaign to End Prostate Cancer'

... featuring Len Dawson, Ken Griffey Sr., Jim Colbert, Joe Cortez and rod Woodson to support partnership with ZERO - The Project to End Prostate ... Joe Cortez, will join Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2009 inductee rod Woodson, who at age 44 has pledged to get screened for the disease for the ...

New Insight Into Primate Eye Evolution

... during the night) function. For example, it has a greater number of rod photoreceptor cells than the capuchin monkey, which is diurnal (active during the day). rod cells are the most light-sensitive cells in the retina making them ...

2nd Annual AboutFACE 2009 at The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas Features Leading Instructors and Best Techniques For Practice Success

... workshops open to physicians and their staff. According to Dr. rod J. Rohrich, "In the current economic climate, there is an ever ... Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. Nationally recognized faculty includes Drs. rod Rohrich, Richard Fitzpatrick, Julius Few, Gary Monheit, Cheryl Burgess, ...

Protein Might One Day Prevent Blindness

... cells in the eye that capture light, first directly killing the rod cells and then the cone cells which depend on rod cell survival," explained study author Bo Chen, a postdoctoral research ...

Singapore is First in Asia to Use Limb-lengthening Technology for Those Wanting to be Taller

... the nail expands about 1mm a day and allows bone tissue to grow around a rod inserted insider the hollow interior of the bone (marrow). After being ... stay and another nine months before the patient can walk again. The rod is removed after two years. Prof Sarbjit asserts, "Besides being ...

Robots May Come to Aging Boomers' Rescue

... Internet and basically 'step inside' the robot," said uBOT-5 co-inventor rod Grupen, who directs the Laboratory for Perpetual Robotics at the ... University of Massachusetts, Amherst . SOURCES: rod Grupen, Ph.D., professor, computer science, and director, Laboratory for ...

Council on Education in Management Announces New Commissioner Rod Bordelon will Present a Keynote Address at the 5th Annual Texas Workers' Comp Forum

... Recently appointed DWC Commissioner rod Bordelon will make one of his first speeches in his new role at the 2008 ... (Council) announced that Division of Workers' Compensation Commissioner rod Bordelon will present a Keynote Address at the upcoming ...

New Ear Tube Device Helps Treat Infections Faster

... Stainless steel rod reduces time of anesthesia, number of instruments inserted into canal ... Peirce-Cottler said. The new stainless steel device consists of hollow rod with a collar that holds the ear tube in place. This allows the surgeon to ...

Scient'x Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance for Isobar DUO(TM) Dynamic Stabilization System

... Isobar Duo(TM), the surgeon is able to utilize a standard 5.5mm diameter rod with two unique dampener elements that provides controlled motion for use ... Scient'x has been first to market with PEEK implants, first with dynamic rod systems, first with the plate-cage concept, and first with a ceramic ...

Hamptons' Artists & Writers 61st Annual Charity Softball Game To Benefit Phoenix House - To be Held at Herrick Park, East Hampton, Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3 pm

... B. Smith, Dan Gasby, Greg Bello, Ken Auletta, James Lipton, Jeffrey Lyons, Juliet Papa, Edward Nahem, Kim Stolz, Bonnie Bernstein, Mark Ciardi, rod Gilbert, Mike Lupica, Bert Sugar, Richard Reeves , and many more to come. The event, which last year drew a crowd of over 2,000 spectators, ...

Dysport proves safe, effective anti-wrinkle treatment, UT Southwestern plastic surgeons find

... Southwestern Medical Center. "Our study confirmed that Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) is a safe and effective tool in fighting wrinkles," said Dr. rod Rohrich, chairman of plastic surgery at UT Southwestern and one of the study's authors. "It also confirmed that the dosage should be tailored to ...

Get Screened America Goes After The 'Silent Killers'

... DULUTH, Ga., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Get Screened America is bringing potential life saving tests and screenings to NHRA -- National Hot rod Association -- fans at selected national events this fall. The Get Screened America pavilion, exhibiting at several recent NHRA race events, ...

HPV, Other Risk Factors Tied to Oral Cancer: New Web Site Offers Awareness, Early Detection Information

... to survive longer than 5 years. Included in the staggering amount of people affected by oral cancer are well-known celebrities such as rod Stewart , Aaron Spelling , Diane Von Furstenburg and Peter Tork , drummer for the 1960s hit band, The Monkees. Despite the deadly ...

Arizona researchers to sequence West African rice strain

... that could help commercial rice strains to better withstand dwindling resources, a changing climate and increased demand. BIO5 Institute members rod A. Wing, professor of plant sciences and Steve Rounsley, research professor of plant sciences, are co-primary investigators on the new grant. Wing ...

Remote-control closed system invented for inserting radio-active atoms inside fullerenes

... and lutetium (Lu) are inserted into big jar through a tube on one side and moved slowly toward a source of electricity on the other side. The jolted rod burns dramatically and the inside of the jar is coated with ash. A nozzle kind of like a miniature carwash wand is lowered from the top to rinse the ...

LSUHSC research identifies enzyme that makes survival molecule for key vision cells

... (docosahexaenoic acid) which is present in both brain and retinal cells. Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells are essential for the survival of rod and cone photoreceptor cells. RPE cells regulate the renewal of the tips of photoreceptor cells among other functions. When RPE cells do not function ...

California Doctors to Get Wired in State's Largest e-Prescribing Initiative

... medication errors, improving generic utilization and most importantly, it is consistent with our overall physician e-connectivity strategy," said Dr. rod St. Clair, Chief Medical Officer of PrimeCare Medical Network, Inc./North American Medical Management of California. "San Jose Medical Group is ...

TransUnion Revenue Manager(SM) Meets Healthcare Challenges Brought On By Today's Economy with New Features

... 18 months the nation has endured a recession and the negative impact of the economic downturn on hospital balance sheets has been substantial," said rod Bazzani, executive vice president in TransUnion's healthcare group. "TransUnion's Revenue Manager platform was originally designed to pinpoint ...

Bioniche Represented at House of Commons Sub-Committee on Food Safety

... at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln involving close to 900 animals in 2002 and 2003. Among the findings by researchers Dr. David Smith and Dr. rod Moxley et al: Vaccinating a majority of cattle within a pen resulted in a significant protective effect to unvaccinated cattle in the same pen. This ...

Mylan Announces Change in Board Leadership

... honored to add the chairman role to my current responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer of Mylan. At this time, I would also like to announce that rod Piatt, who has served as a member of our Board of Directors for the past five years, has been appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors." ...

Breast Augmentation: Survey Highlights Recent Trends In Today's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure

... in their use, this survey revealed that, among Aesthetic Society members, saline implants are used more often than silicone gel implants," said rod Rohrich, MD and Edward Reece, M.D., the study's senior and lead authors. "However, both saline and silicone gel implants are used frequently, ...

Six Flags Friends Invites Guests to Help Cure Kids Cancer by Taking 'A Walk In The Park'

... pediatric cancer in neighboring areas. "Cure Kids Cancer is excited to partner again with Six Flags Friends on 'A Walk In The Park,'" said rod Hamson, Vice President, Sponsor Development, Children's Miracle Network. "The efforts of Six Flags and the event participants will make a ...

Versailles Group Announces Accentus, Inc. Acquired by High Road Capital Partners

... that we successfully did so for Accentus." "Accentus has been a leader in its industry for nearly a decade," he said. "When owners Steve and rod Rogers retained Versailles Group for their divestiture, they knew that the combination of Versailles Group's skill and Accentus' performance would ...

Amalgam fillings are safe, but skeptics still claim controversy, researcher says

... fillings for over 200 years. Amalgam fillings don't contain enough mercury to cause potential health problems associated with larger doses, says Dr. rod Mackert, professor of dental materials in the MCG School of Dentistry Department of Oral Rehabilitation. "The dose makes the poison," he says, ...

Project 'Hangin' Out With My Baby' Launches National Children's Music Giveaway Campaign at California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles

... California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, 50,000 CDs will be given away this year by participating hospitals. Arranged and produced by rod Clemmons of Child Music Online, Inc. ( childmusiconline.com ), written by performer and educator Dwayne Arvinger and sung by him and his wife Lee ...

UV Lights, Fans May Curb TB Spread in Hospitals

... with a negative air ionizer and 9.5 percent of animals exposed to air from patient rooms that had UV lights and fans installed on the ceiling, said rod Escombe, of Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, and colleagues. The 900 guinea pigs used in the study were placed in cages on the roof ...

Econiche(TM) Vaccine Shows 92% Reduction in Colonization of E. coli O157 in Vaccinated Cattle

... at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln involving close to 900 animals in 2002 and 2003. Among the findings by researchers Dr. David Smith and Dr. rod Moxley et al: Vaccinating a majority of cattle within a pen resulted in a significant protective effect to unvaccinated cattle in the same pen. This ...

CPC Pursues Development of Proprietary Synthetic Sealants as part of MedClose(TM) Global Commercialization

... and experience of our medical, technical and research team, we are well positioned to secure global commercialization of the MedClose(TM)," says rod Shipman, President and CEO of CPC of America. "We anticipate clinical investigation for multiple indications, which may include sealing of femoral ...

MIT research could help predict red tide

... beneath the ocean's surface, tiny phytoplankton swimming upward in a daily commute toward morning light sometimes encounter the watery equivalent of rod Serling's Twilight Zone: a sharp variation in marine currents that traps billions of these single-celled organisms and sends them tumbling until a ...

RingingCedarsofRussia.org Releases Pine Nut Oil Research Showing That Digestive and Stomach Disorders Respond to Unique Super Food: Siberian Pine Nut Oil

... ringingcedarsofrussia.org). Regina Jensen Ph.D. RingingCedarsofRussia.org Used by permission (c) CedarInfo.info Media Contact: Victor rod 1-646-429-1985 ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/pine_nut_oil/superfood/prweb1830834.htm ...

Employer-Sponsored Workouts Boost Workers' Health

... be explained by the social incentives and support from personal goals and achievements that had direct impact on team success," study lead author rod Dishman, a professor of exercise science at the University of Georgia, said in a news release issued by Health Behavior News Service. Key to the ...

TransUnion Names New Vice President of Healthcare Information Solutions

... solutions, a role in which he will be responsible for market penetration in the Western region of the United States. He will report directly to rod Bazzani, executive vice president of healthcare for TransUnion. "Jim's knowledge of the healthcare industry and his close relationships with ...

RNs Charge Jackson Health System, Service Union Broke State Law in Harassment of Hospital Nurses

... SEIU criticism around the nation. Among SEIU's recent controversies: Links to the corruption scandal involving Illinois Gov. rod Blagojevich. SEIU is Blagojevich's top campaign contributor, with donations totaling over $1.8 million. Blagojevich helped SEIU by ordering the state ...

ECO2 Plastics, Inc. Receives Favorable FDA Opinion Letter Approving the Use of Its Recycled Plastic Flake in Food Packaging Applications

... with the conclusions of the FDA review and look forward to expanding the market for our recycled PET flake into food contact applications," said rod Rougelot, CEO of ECO2 Plastics. Rougelot added, "Having achieved the highest level of approval in nine FDA Condition of Use categories clearly ...

CPC Launches New Web Site Highlighting Medical, Research and Technical Panel, MedClose(TM) VCS Animated Video

... device is intended for use with any approved natural fibrin sealant, leaving no permanent implant behind. CPC Chairman President and CEO rod Shipman said, "As we move closer to commercialization, we have upgraded our Web site to ensure that the medical and investment communities understand ...

TransUnion Revenue Manager Addresses 'Red Flags Regulations'

... the healthcare industry because such crimes not only have financial implications, but they can potentially cause safety concerns for patients," said rod Bazzani, executive vice president of healthcare for TransUnion. "While TransUnion Revenue Manager already can assist hospitals with many aspects of ...

RTI Biologics Sees Expanded Surgeon User Base of Fresh OC Allografts

... for many patients. "We are happy to see the rapid adoption of RTI's fresh-stored OC allografts by sports medicine surgeons," said rod Allen, RTI's vice president of sports medicine. "Fresh OC allografts and RTI's BioCleanse meniscus expand the clinical options that surgeons ...

CPC Appoints Medical Product Service GmbH as Authorized European Representative for MedClose(TM) System

... rate and drive VCD sales and revenues. "The European Union offers significant opportunities to broaden the MedClose(TM) market potential," said rod Shipman, chairman and chief executive officer of CPC of America. "By aligning ourselves with MPS, we are setting a critical path to market in Europe. ...

World's First Cattle Vaccine to Reduce E. coli O157 Threat Receives Full Licensing Approval in Canada

... at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln involving close to 900 animals in 2002 and 2003. Among the findings by researchers Dr. David Smith and Dr. rod Moxley et al: Vaccinating a majority of cattle within a pen resulted in a significant protective effect to unvaccinated cattle in the same pen. This ...

Bend Research Offers Broad Access to Drug-Delivery Solutions

... the oral bioavailability of low-solubility compounds), controlled-release, multiparticulate, and pulmonary delivery platforms. Bend Research CEO rod Ray commented: "Our work with Pfizer has helped us tremendously to grow and develop our capabilities over the past two decades. In return, we have ...
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