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Virtuosant Technology Offers Virtuosant Foundation Portal™ for Free

... Application Solution Technology (VFAST™) bundles now make the customized portal and business ... for available to this emerging market. The VFAST bundles are delivered with the IBM Lotus® Foundations ... excited to offer companies access to our VFAST bundles in an effort to learn more from our customers and ...

Lab-grown nerves promote nerve regeneration after injury

... grown, transplanted, and integrated axon bundles that act as 'jumper cables' to the host tissue in ... to the longitudinal arrangement of the nerve axon bundles before it was damaged. The long bundles of axons span two populations of neurons, and ...

Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. and MTV Games Make a Donation to Starlight and Bring Rock Band(R) to Thousands of Seriously Ill Children

... contribution and more than 650 Rock Band(R) bundles in support of Starlight Children's Foundation ... In addition, more than 650 Rock Band(R) bundles have been provided to Starlight's seriously ill ... Rock Band tour events, provide Rock Band bundles to Starlight families at Starlight's Great ...

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Releases June Advisory

... to fit their facility's needs," Doering said. "Once the revised VAP bundles were implemented, St. Christopher's saw a sixty percent decrease in VAP ... of developing multi-disciplinary teams to help develop and implement the bundles as key to their success. He hopes that other facilities in the state learn ...

Two Michigan Orthopedic Surgeons Pioneer Innovative ACL Surgery with New Benefits for Athletes, Weekend Warriors

... perform the double-bundle procedure. The normal ACL is composed of two bundles that perform distinct functions to control knee stability and rotation. The double-bundle procedure reconstructs both bundles in the ACL. The traditional approach reconstructs only the injured ...

Penn researchers discover 'modus operandi' of heart muscle protein

... even moderately elevated levels promote the formation of abnormal actin bundles in the nuclei of cardiac muscle cells where actin does not belong. A similar disorganization of actin bundles is characteristic of a disease of skeletal muscle weakness called ...

Server Load PerformanceTest™ Breakthrough For AJAX Applications

... $7.5K . About the eValid Suite: General Description -- eValid is a test-enabled web browser supporting Windows 2000/XP/Vista. eValid V9 license bundles are available for Application Monitoring, Functional Testing/Validation, Test Programming, Regression Testing, Server Loading, Performance Testing ...

Preoperative MR may assist surgeons in nerve sparing during robotic prostatectomy

... impotent, according to a study performed at the University of California, Los Angeles, CA. Preoperative MR was used to evaluate 38 neurovascular bundles in 19 men who were set to undergo RALP. "Prostate MR changed the neurovascular resection plan in 20/38 neurovascular bundles," said Timothy McClure, ...

Brain Scans Reveal Secrets of 'Writer's Cramp'

... certain nerve pathways in brain areas that are responsible for generating motor commands. Such white matter, explained Lehericy, "contains fiber bundles that convey information from one brain region to another, as well as to the spinal cord." Lehericy and his team reported the findings in the April ...

CSHL neuroscientists propose project to comprehensively map mammalian brain circuits

... and outputs of each area Brain organization at the macroscopic level the level of entire structural-functional systems and major nerve-fiber bundles is somewhat understood, but provides an insufficient level of description of the overall wiring diagram. Some scientists have argued that it would ...

Motor proteins may be vehicles for drug delivery

... help inhibit the growth of cancerous tumors. Each cell in the body contains motor proteins that ferry cargo such as chromosomes, mitochondria or bundles of proteins, either from the center of the cell to its outskirts or from the periphery toward the nucleus. Most motor proteins contain two motor ...

St John Ambulance Selects Web-Based SMS Solution From Text Messaging Centre (TMC) for Rapid Response Communication via Two-Way SMS Messaging

... of flu or a weekend music festival in the region will dramatically increase the number of texts we send. Having the ability to buy different text bundles enables us to buy what we need, when we need it, significantly reducing our costs and limiting wastage". Following a successful trial period, ...

Carefx Reports 200% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in 2008 as Demand Grows for Solutions Focused on Clinical Decision Making

... settle for proprietary or monolithic systems that do not support clinical workflow or cognitive tasks and force clinicians to sift through enormous bundles of data from disparate sources," says Andrew Hurd, Chairman and CEO of Carefx. "We built the Fusionfx solution suite to address the information gaps ...

Moms-to-Be Who Drink May Damage Fetus' White Matter

... may help explain problems seen in infants whose mothers drink during pregnancy, a new study says. "The brain's white matter is made up of nerve bundles that transfer information between brain regions," study corresponding author Susanna L. Fryer, a researcher at San Diego State University's Center ...

uTraxx Selects Birdstep Technology's RDM Server for its Next Generation Business Process Management Software

... uTraxx selected RDM Server for its next generation Business Process Management software. "uTraxx.net is a software for every company which bundles your information flow, governs your processes, manages your documents, integrates your applications, and connects you with your business partners. We ...

Membrane fusion at the synapse: Janus faced synaptotagmin-1 helps to keep the fast pace

... process. The housekeeping machinery that accomplishes this in many biological processes is made up of the so-called SNARE proteins that form protein bundles across vesicle and plasma membranes, hurling the vesicle or balloon-like structure close to the membrane. While this process works very well, it is ...

US Oncology's Innovent Oncology Division Announces First Agreement Between Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers and Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association

... the patient experience throughout their entire cancer treatment," said Kirby Ryan, national sales director for Innovent Oncology. Innovent Oncology bundles core services and offers them to health plans on a per participant basis. By integrating these services, patients benefit from added support services ...

Lack of CHFR gene expression sets stage for breast cancer

... the mitotic spindle, which forms to aid cell division. The two copies then neatly separate and move to the ends of the spindle, where they become two bundles of identical genetic material. These become the cell's operating instructions for two new daughter cells. If the spindle doesn't form correctly, ...

Westchester Cycle Club Awards Consumers Union Staffer Karin Weisburgh Commuter of the Year

... named Westchester Cycle Club Bike Commuter of the Year at CU's Yonkers headquarters today. Ms. Weisburgh commutes 10 miles each way year round. She bundles up in the winter and rides in shirt sleeves in the summer. Her route from Larchmont takes her along Quaker Ridge in New Rochelle, down Mill Road ...

St. Jude finds 'dancing' hair cells are key to humans' acute hearing

... from previous studies of the auditory machinery. The stereociliary theory holds that amplification is produced by intricate vibrations of the bundles of cilia extending from the outer hair cells. The somatic motility theory proposes that the sound signal is amplified by an amplifier protein, called ...

Cardinal Health Awards $1 Million to Fund Patient Safety Initiatives

... System Kingsport, Safest hospital initiative Tenn. Whidbey General Hospital Whidbey Infection control bundles Foundation Island, Wash. In addition to the corporate commitment to patient safety, the ...

INSPIRIS and Mercy Care of Arizona Named Winners in URAC's Best Practices in Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards

... is administered by Schaller Anderson, an Aetna company. CarePlus provides members with care and care management in the nursing home setting. It bundles acute, long-term care, case management, and behavioral health services. INSPIRIS nurse practitioner-led teams bring on-site care to patients in order ...

Brain DNA 'remodeled' in alcoholism

... in function without any changes in inheritance or coded sequence. These "epigenetic" changes are minor chemical modifications of chromatin -- dense bundles of DNA and proteins called histones. "This is the first time anyone has looked for epigenetic changes related to chromatin remodeling in the brain ...

Cancer-related protein may play key role in Alzheimer's disease

... Tampa, FL (Feb. 27, 2008) -- The cancer-related protein Akt may profoundly influence the fate of the tau protein, which forms bundles of tangled nerve cell fibers in the brain associated with Alzheimers disease, reports a new study led by researchers at the University of South ...

Randy Travis Participates in American Red Cross Holiday Card Program to Wounded Service Members

... The Red Cross has already heard from schools, scout troops, other groups and corporations that are actively participating in this program and sending bundles of cards for delivery to the troops. Please send cards to: We Support You During Your Recovery! c/o American Red Cross P.O. Box 419 ...

Study expected to boost research for hearing and balance therapies

... of a study published this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Sensory cells in the inner ear have hair bundles that detect the presence of sound. These cells are not only essential for hearing but help to control reflexes that stabilize our visual world, ...

EURYI project to understand how the brain wires during embryogenesis

... projection, said Garel. The thalamocortical projection is one of the significant evolutionary developments of the forebrain, comprising bundles of axonal connections linking two key centres, the thalamus, which relays external sensory information, and the cerebral cortex, the most highly ...

Smart insulin nanostructures pass feasibility test, UT study reports

... C. Bhavane was a contributor on the article. The smart particle system consists of a blood sugar sensing protein named concanavalin A (Con A) and bundles of tiny fat bubbles called liposomes that are loaded with insulin. Con A binds insulin-containing liposomes that are coated with sugars, to each ...

Patient Safety Authority Board of Directors Names Infection Advisory Panel

... system. She has developed infection control screening and educational programs and successfully implemented the IHI infection control bundles in her institution. She recently conducted a seminar on active surveillance of Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA). -- Ms. Winston ...

Brain cells work differently than previously thought

... complex information processing, and perhaps consciousness itself, may result from coordinated activity among many parts of the brain connected by bundles of long axons. Cognitive problems may occur when these areas dont communicate properly with each other. Cognitive function occurs when millions of ...

Man-Made Proteins Could Be More Useful Than Real Ones

... yet shown that a a-peptide could self-assemble into the kinds of stable bundles of spiral-shaped helices that are characteristic of natural proteins, ... is interesting about the a-peptide bundle is its similarity to á-helical bundles when viewed from afar,” she said. “It has a massive hydrophobic core, ...

Dotted All Over? - Count Yourself Lucky

... team looked at their relationship with telomere length, a good biological indicator of an individual's rate of ageing. Telomeres are protective bundles of DNA found at the end of chromosomes in all cells. As cells divide, the telomeres shorten until a point where the chromosomes become unstable. The ...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

... disease. Survivor were in the pink T-shirts and sporting the medallions awarded by the event organizers. In fact, pink was everywhere _ in bundles of helium-filled balloons, on foam pink rabbit ears many people sported, even in some of the food. Vendors handed out free pink baggies of Sun Chips. ...

Impotence and Incontinence Greatly Reduced With New Prostate Cancer Treatment

... impossible to avoid penetrating healthy tissue, including the sensitive urethra running through the middle of the prostate, and the neurovascular bundles (on either side at the base of the prostate) that control penile function. After surgery or conventional teletherapy, between 40-100% of men will be ...

Neck Pain Treatment Safer Without Significant Risk of Paralysis

... method or surgery, as no major complications were observed. In the alternative approach, steroids are injected in close proximity to nerve bundles and small blood vessels in the spine, which can result in nerve damage or paralysis. The translaminar technique in the study avoids this risk by ...

Study Finds Fat Type That can Protect Against Weight Gain and Diabetes

... in the 129 mouse. When searching for the source of the energy expenditure, the researchers found unexpected clusters of brown fat cells stuck between bundles of muscle fibers in the leg of the mouse. In this case, the 129 mouse had over 100 times more brown fat in muscle than the B6 mouse. “This site ...

Basis for Nerve fiber Damage in Multiple Sclerosis Discovered

... attack axons directly. Axons are the long, slender fibers of a neuron that serve as the primary transmission lines of the nervous system, and as bundles they help make up nerves. Research at UCI and elsewhere has shown that myelin grows back if the T-cell autoimmune response is turned off, and ...

Hunger Mapping

... "code" that governs the motivation that drives organisms to satisfy their hunger. In their paper, Ivan de Araujo and colleagues implanted bundles of infinitesimal recording electrodes in areas of rat brain known to be involved in feeding, motivation, and behavior. Those areas include the ...

Nano-sized inhaled particles traverse quickly from nose to brain

... from many materials such as carbon, zinc and gold, which are less than 100 nanometers in diameter. The manipulation of these materials into bundles or rods helps in the manufacturing of smaller-than-ever electronics, optical and medical equipment. The sub-microscopic particles are also used in ...
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