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Nitrous gases and zinc in the crosshairs

... Research Foundation) has issued the MAK and BAT values List for 2009. This year's list contains 62 ... of the Commission's investigations, with new MAK values being defined for these substances. The results ... health effects (BAT values). The Biological Guide values and Biological Substance ...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

... impact of adopting FSP APB 14-1 on the carrying values of its convertible debt. The Company's ... reduction in the carrying values of our convertible notes as of the date of ... as applicable. The reduced carrying values of our convertible notes are being ...

Theravive.com Expands Values Counseling and Therapy Into Michigan, Florida, and Washington State

... and families from a foundation of healthy values with the goal of healing and positive change. ... and psychologists grounded in strong moral values in unlike that of any other mental health ... therapist directory that promotes strong moral values as a foundation for counseling and therapy. In ...

Neurocrine Announces Full Year Results from 603 Study (Petal Study) of Elagolix for Treatment of Endometriosis Pain

... at close to 0% at Week 48, with n-telopeptide values remained close to a mean of 10 nM BCE (normal ... of elagolix was confirmed. Median estradiol values were maintained in the low baseline range while ... and, most importantly, were not lowered to values that would be associated with hot flashes or ...

Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients

... a series of experiments to establish current values for CHX contamination in crystalloid fluid from ... of death. Results In protocol 1, all baseline values were similar between saline and CHX groups. In ... variables. Both stroke volume and heart rates values were significantly depressed after one hour of ...

46664 and the Nelson Mandela Foundation Call for Establishment of Global 'Mandela Day'

... tribute to inspire people to mirror Mandela's values NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 46664 ... corner of the earth to embrace Nelson Mandela's values as they seek to improve their lives through ... to reflect upon, celebrate and make manifest the values that guide Nelson Mandela." 46664 will also ...

Amgen's First Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Decreased 4 Percent to $1.08

... impact of adopting FSP APB 14-1 on the carrying values of its convertible debt. The Company's ... with a corresponding reduction in the carrying values of our convertible notes as of the date ... as applicable. The reduced carrying values of our convertible notes are being ...

Report Ignores True Value of Chicago Hospitals

... that purports to estimate the tax-exemption values of 27 hospitals and health systems in Cook County ... that purports to estimate the tax exemption values and charity care provided by 27 hospitals and ... may prefer a methodology for calculating property values for hospitals that differs from the one presently ...

Maryland Performance Excellence Awards Program Announces Winners of Maryland Quality Awards

... by The Joint Commission (TJC). With its core values of excellence, compassion, integrity, respect, ... record system in the United States. With its values of trust, respect, excellence, compassion and ... the organization focuses its work on its core values of service, teamwork, ethics, quality of life, ...

The total package: A skillful, compassionate doctor

... taking the individual patient's concerns and values into account in his or her treatment," said study co-author Richard Frankel, Ph.D. "Those values are clearly linked to higher quality of care and ... respectful of and responsive to patients' needs, values and concerns. The concept of humanism in ...

Heavy Metals Can Taint Wine

... those from Argentina, Brazil and Italy had THQ values that were below 1.0. The report was published ... and Petroczi found that most wines had THQ values much higher than 1.0. In fact, THQ values typically ranged from 50 to 200. Red and white ...

PET scans help identify mechanism underlying seasonal mood changes

... "Serotonin transporter binding potential values were significantly higher in all investigated ... write. When they matched binding potential values to meteorological data, the researchers found that higher values occurred during times when there were fewer hours ...

Good news for veggies

... veggie burger to some people has more to do with values than actual taste. Authors Michael W. Allen ... Similarly, participants who supported the values symbolized by Pepsi (Exciting Life, Social Power, ... item. Then they filled out a questionnaire about values and taste, along with their current food and soft ...

PMC and County Announce Potential Capital Partners for Hospital

... we will all steadfastly adhere to the Community values articulated by the Citizens Panel of 14 ... them to identify the needs, desires and values of our entire community, and they sure did," said ... the commitments necessary to meet our community values and get our replacement hospital up and running ...

Par Pharmaceutical Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

... Company, Par is providing a range of estimated values for certain key generic pipeline products. These values are based on projections regarding the first six ... $14-$20 $12-$17 These values are based on projections regarding the first six ...

Data Show Common Allergy Tests Are Not Interchangeable

... allergists have established threshold values for many food allergens. These values are often used to guide decisions about the ... strategies. These published data are based upon values determined using ImmunoCAP technology, which have ...

FDA Approves Abbott's FreeStyle Navigator(R) Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

... of their upper arm or abdomen. Continuous glucose values were not visible to the user during the first ... analysis demonstrated that 96.8 percent of the values were in the most accurate zones (zones A and B). ... -- during the phase of the trial when values were visible to the user. In addition, ...

Lumping different countries together -- why the 2008 EPI is of limited use

... selection of indicators, the setting of target values and the weighting of individual aspects within ... to the EPI 2008 report, only 5 out of 25 target values have been set in international agreements or ... governments measure themselves against target values which they may not even have heard of so far"" ...

Genetic and behavioral differences add to prostate cancer disparities

... prostate cancer knowledge, cultural beliefs, and values among black men of West African ancestry, ... baseline of African-American cultural beliefs and values toward prostate cancer that might serve in ... are less likely to possess cultural beliefs and values that could improve cancer detection and control. ...

Novel MRI Technique Shows Secondhand Smoke Damages Lungs

... called apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values for each of the participants. An increased ADC ... 39 percent of low-exposure nonsmokers had ADC values below 0.0185. Relatively low ADC values in adults are a possible indication of ...

Novel MRI technique shows secondhand smoke damages lungs

... called apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values for each of the participants. An increased ADC ... with high exposure to secondhand smoke had ADC values greater than 0.024, suggesting that early lung ... and 39 percent of low-exposure nonsmokers had ADC values below 0.0185. Relatively low ...

What is a critical lab value? it depends, Hopkins researchers find

... were most likely to want all out-of-range values right away, while those in the middle of the ... there should be no difference in which abnormal values doctors consider critical to get by instant ... asked doctors to define which out-of-range lab values they considered critical enough to require the ...

Glycemic index values are variable, report researchers

... value. However, quite strikingly, individual values ranged from 44 to 132. What is critical is to ... In addition, within the same individual, test values varied by as much as 42 percent. These results ... assess the significance of using glycemic index values determined on individual foods for food mixtures. ...

Cincinnati Adoption Agency Invited to Participate in Values Voter Presidential Debate

... has been invited to participate in the upcoming values Voter Presidential Debate, scheduled for Sept. 17 ... The Presidential Debate has been organized by values Voters (http://www.ValuesVoter.org ), a ... grassroots organization that promotes Christian values and Constitutional rights as the preferred ...

Excerpts from DNC Chairman Howard Dean's Remarks at the National Baptist Convention

... through regular outreach based on our shared values and priorities. These efforts include national ... the activities of the Party. Democratic Party's values are Moral Values" Democrats are strong people of ... for too long we have allowed others to define our values and what we stand for. "But the tide is ...

ZIP codes and property values predict obesity rates

... Neighborhood property values predict local obesity rates better than education ... from the U.S. Census. Residential property values were used as a proxy measure of ZIP code ... by low income, low education, and low property values -- are also the ones most affected by the obesity ...

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... assets diminishes ratably over time. Historically, however, real estate values have risen or fallen with market conditions. Because FFO and FFOM ... assets diminishes ratably over time. Historically, however, real estate values have risen or fallen with market conditions. Because FFO excludes ...

Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation

... and credible process. Disagreements over political ideology, economics and values that are at the heart of many regulatory disputes will be debated more ... Science will be better protected from unwarranted attacks and political values will be more fully debated. Better regulatory policy will protect the ...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... Consolidated Balance Sheets with a corresponding reduction in the carrying values of our convertible notes as of the date of issuance or modification, as applicable. The reduced carrying values of our convertible notes are being accreted back to their principal ...

Diabetes Screening Comes Home with A1c Testing

... the A1c test can be conducted at any time of day without fasting. A1c values vary less than fasting plasma glucose (FPG) values and offer a picture of a patient's average blood glucose level over the ...

Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca and Mexico's Environmental Ministry Present 'Ciudades Mas Limpias de Mexico' and 'Recicla 2009' Anti-Litter and Recycling Contests

... the communities where we operate, while promoting working examples of the values of our organization. Instead of offering charity, the foundation offers ... has no equity holdings. However, member companies share a common vision, values and strategies for achieving rapid growth, superior results and ...

Econo Lodge Hotels Team with Strikeouts For Troops to Help Consumers Send Personal 'Thank You' Notes to U.S. Armed Forces

... and heart-warming messages were the central theme of the recent American values sweepstakes from Econo Lodge((R)) hotels and Strikeouts For Troops(TM). ... a chance to win great travel-related prizes. As part of the American values sweepstakes, 15 individuals received unique prizes, including five Grand ...

Prestige Care, Inc. Takes Over Operational Control of Former Mary Conrad Center

... depth of experience and steadfast commitment to the Prestige Care core values - respect, integrity, commitment and trust - has allowed us to continue ... mission to provide quality care guided by a compassionate heart with values based on respect, integrity, commitment and trust. Visit us online at ...

Healthcare Staffing Company Medical Solutions Named Among "2009 Best Places to Work in Omaha"

... unwind. "Medical Solutions has a fresh and vibrant culture that values our employees. Especially when times are tough, we try to amplify the ... to identify top talent with qualities and attitudes that match their core values of being passionate, intelligent, inspiring and honest communicators. By ...

'Life force' linked to body's ability to withstand stress

... came with statistically significant decreases in IL-6 (p = .001). P values measure the weight that should be attributed to a finding, with values less than .05 usually deemed significant. In the current study, a ...

Tarrant County Hospital Takes Top Quality Award in Texas

... to the dedication of the entire hospital staff in delivering the Baylor values of providing safe, quality, compassionate care," says Douglas Lawson, ... award demonstrates how Baylor Grapevine embraced the Baylor core values of integrity, servanthood, quality, innovation and stewardship. ...

Quest Diagnostics HemoCue AB Subsidiary to Add Avie(TM) Hemoglobin A1c to Diabetes Point-of-Care Test Suite

... Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. "Having quality values at the point of care creates an opportunity for a physician to ask ... in 2007, found that in patients with Type 2 diabetes, overall mean HbA1c values declined from 7.6 percent in 2001 to 7.3 percent in 2003. The rate of ...

Religious devotion does not impact abortion decisions of young unwed women

... factors that can make it difficult for them to act according to religious values when deciding whether to keep or abort a pregnancy," said the study's ... an extramarital baby in their 20s than in their teenage years. "The values of conservative Protestant classmates seem to have an abortion limiting ...

BioFit Names Rusty Benschoter National Sales & Marketing Manager

... our choice would be someone who set the standard for BioFit's corporate values of integrity, excellence, respect and innovation from day one," ... look no further than our own backyard. Rusty Benschoter embodies all these values plus, brings big-corporation process and drive to an already outstanding ...

Pediatrician creates easier way to identify kids' high BP

... eliminating the need for a height percentile and reducing the number of values in the blood pressure table from 476 to just 64. The revised chart and ... Kaelber's team reduced the systolic and diastolic blood pressure cutoff values to one value for girls and one value for boys for each year of life from ...
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