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More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

... million kids increased opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating, and we look forward to ... access to healthier foods; increase physical activity opportunities before, during and after school; ... healthy school environments that promote physical activity and healthy eating for more than three million ...

The Cooper Institute Launches Nationwide Testing With Pearson VUE for Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) Exam

... fitness tests, creating and leading physical activity programs, and supporting and motivating clients in healthy physical activity behaviors. With 40 years of fitness research ... and certification leader in the physical activity field. A CI-CPT handbook that provides candidates ...

President's Council Announces Top 5 Winners of 2009 National President's Challenge

... or with a team and set goals, log their activity and track their progress. To complete the ... for their constituents." Physical activity is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. ... Challenge program. This online physical activity program is available year-round at ...

VivaGel(R) Demonstrates Anti-HIV and Herpes Activity Following Human Administration

... demonstrating that VivaGel(R) retains antiviral activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and ... study was conducted to assess the antiviral activity of VivaGel(R) (SPL7013 Gel) in cervicovaginal ... more than 90% of the initial antiviral activity was retained for both HIV and HSV in more than ...

Boehringer Ingelheim to Commence Phase III Study Investigating the Role of BIBW 2992 as First-Line Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients with EGFR Mutations

... data suggest that BIBF 1120 has single-agent activity in patients suffering from recurrent NSCLC.(7) ... #1200.22. (5) De Greve, J. et al., "Clinical activity of BIBW2992, an irreversible inhibitor of EGFR ... #1200.41. (6) De Greve, J. et al., "Clinical activity of BIBW2992, an irreversible inhibitor of EGFR ...

New national study finds increase in P.E. class-related injuries

... one of the main tools used to increase physical activity and to prevent childhood obesity, and PE-related ... are on the rise. Although increasing physical activity may reduce obesity, it may also increase the risk ... While recognizing that PE classes and physical activity are important components in combating obesity, ...

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Activity in Medical Technology

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

... to hunger and satiety than the physical activity of yoga practice itself. The follow-up ... who did not. This was independent of physical activity and dietary patterns. We hypothesized that ... gain over time, independent of the physical activity aspect of yoga practice," said Kristal, who is ...

Pharmasset Reports Positive Preliminary Antiviral Data With PSI-7851 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C

... The secondary objective was to assess antiviral activity by measuring the change in HCV RNA. Patients were ... QD) were evaluated. PSI-7851 Antiviral activity Summary Preliminary Antiviral ... PSI-7851 demonstrated potent antiviral activity with a mean HCV RNA decrease of -0.49 log(10) ...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

... by directly targeting renin and decreasing the activity of the renin angiotensin aldosterone system ... by directly targeting renin and decreasing the activity of the RAAS. Renin is an enzyme produced by the ... to high blood pressure. Tekturna reduces renin activity and helps blood vessels relax and widen so blood ...

Cytokine PharmaSciences Initiates Phase I Study of Oral Anti-Inflammatory Agent, CPSI-2364

... to generate antibodies that could neutralize its activity and result in loss of efficacy over time." ... IL-1, IL-6, and IL-8. Semapimod has demonstrated activity in multiple animal models of inflammation and ... was shown to have significant anti-inflammatory activity in Phase II clinical trials in Crohn's disease, ...

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

... BENLYSTA also significantly reduced SLE disease activity versus placebo based on a number of other ... of at least 4 points on the SELENA SLEDAI disease activity scale (which indicates a clinically important ... recognizes and inhibits the biological activity of B-lymphocyte stimulator, or BLyS(R). BLyS is a ...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces Publication of Research on Synergistic Activity of Reovirus and Chemotherapy in NSCLC

... The paper, entitled "Synergistic Antitumor activity of Oncolytic Reovirus and Chemotherapeutic Agents ... used alone, it demonstrated significant cytolytic activity in 7 of 9 NSCLC cell lines examined. The ... The investigators concluded that the oncolytic activity of reovirus can be potentiated by taxanes and ...

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Activity in Medical Products

QuickVue Advance® G. vaginalis test.

Description:... The QuickVue Advance® G. vaginalis test is an enzyme activity test for use in the detection of Gardnerella vaginalis Proline IminoPeptidase(PIP) activity in vaginal fluid specimens from women suspected of having bacterial ...
Company:Quidel Corporation

Osteocalcin IRMA Test

Description:... exclusively from bone, serum osteocalcin levels reflect bone formation activity [1]. Osteocalcin is also released into serum from the bone matrix during ... and for studying the effects of treatments that modulate bone formation activity [7]. Serum osteocalcin measurements have also been useful in the research ...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Osteocalcin ELISA Test

Description:... exclusively from bone, serum osteocalcin levels reflect bone formation activity [1]. Osteocalcin is also released into serum from the bone matrix during ... and for studying the effects of treatments that modulate bone formation activity [7]. Serum osteocalcin measurements have also been useful in the research ...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Cyto-Chex Storage and Transport Solution

Description:... Cyto-Chex is a storage and transport solution formulated to preserve the white blood cells in samples without reducing the activity of antigenic sites. Samples treated with Cyto-Chex can be stored for up to seven days prior to analysis by flow cytometry. Cyto-Chex offers 1-year ...
Company:Streck

Streck-Kleen Enzymatic Cleanser

Description:... bottle has a flip-top spout for convenient use on Coulter MD Series instruments that require manual addition of an enzyme cleaner. Maximum enzyme activity is a feature of this product. The shelf life of Streck-Kleen is 18 months from date of ....
Company:Streck

CardioPAL SAVI Auto-Capture Event Monitor

Description:... smart algorithm running in a real-time capacity, in the background, on each device. The Diogenes algorithm continuously assesses the patients cardiac activity based on rate, rhythm, morphology, and p-wave abnormalities the most comprehensive analysis available in an event monitor. Accuracy, fewer false ...
Company:Medicomp, Inc.

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Activity in Medical Definition

Nuclear medicine

... line extending from the pixel position through the body of the patient. activity closer to the camera face will produce more information in the image than activity located deeper in the body, however, because of attenuation by tissues ...

Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

... in the central nervous system. GABA is typically released by small interneurons in many regions of the brain, where its job is to inhibit the activity of primary neurons, such as the CA1 pyramidal neurons of the hippocampus or the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum. Activation of GABA receptors on ...

Healthy People 2010

... non-governmental organizations. Ten leading health indicators that are the immediate, major health concerns have been identified. They are: physical activity , overweight and obesity , tobacco use, substance abuse , responsible sexual behavior, mental health , injury and violence , environmental ...

Medical writing

... Medical writing is the activity of writing scientific documentation by someone who is a specialized writer (a medical writer ) and is generally not one of the scientists or doctors ...

Neuropsychiatry

... dysregulation Mayberg (1997) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Poor maternal parenting frontal-subcortical circuitry, right caudate activity Saxena et al (1998), Gamazo-Garran, Soutullo and Ortuno (2002) Schizophrenia Narcissistic/Poor maternal parenting/escapism/ unresolved ...

Polysomnographic technician

... ECG as well as respiratory flow and effort. The technologist or an assistant places wired electrodes on one's head to collect and score brain wave activity ( electroencephalogram or EEG ). Then there are electrodes which document eye movement ( electrooculogram or EOG ), fluctuation of muscle tension ...

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Activity in Medical Dictionary

Aerobic

... Aerobic exercise : Brisk physical activity that requires the heart and lungs to work ... cardiovascular exercise . This is any kind of activity that increases your breathing rate and gets you ... running, swimming, and bicycling. Find an activity that you enjoy and are likely to do regularly. ...

Asthma

... Asthma that is "triggered" by vigorous physical activity . Exercise -induced asthma tends particularly ... adults (because of their high level of physical activity ) but can occur at any age. Asthma Related ... that some people have during or after physical activity . How does it occur? Asthma - pediatric ...

ECG

... ( ECG ) is a test that records the electrical activity of the heart . ECG The electrocardiogram ( ... an electrocardiogram, it records the electrical activity of the heart . Echocardiogram ... ECG or ... ) A test that takes recordings of the electrical activity of the heart . Endoscopy A procedure looking ...

EEG

... a test to detect abnormalities in the electrical activity of the brain. An EEG is also used to ... is a test that records the electrical activity of your brain. (The nerve cells in your brain ... ), a painless test that detects the electrical activity in your brain and translates it into a series of ...

EKG

... ( ECG ) is a test that records the electrical activity of the heart . Electrocardiogram ( ECG or ... ( ECG or EKG ) is a recording of the electrical activity of the heart . EKG ; electrocardiograma ... el cabello. EKG A tracing of the electrical activity of the heart . ESWL (Extracorporeal shock wave ...

Epilepsy

... sudden, recurrent episodes of uncontrolled motor activity and, in some cases, impaired consciousness ( ... that is characterized by abnormal electrical activity in the temporal lobe of the brain. This activity does not cause grand mal seizures ; rather, it ...

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Activity in Biological News

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

... agents. Identifying these islands of biological activity in the ocean of all potential compounds is not an ... in nature but are very likely to display similar activity to related natural molecules, as the program also ... scientist can enter information about biological activity - if available - at the beginning of the ...

Protein handlers should be effective treatment target for cancer and Alzheimer's

... molecular chaperones, which typically slow in activity with age, are failing at their job so that ... They also want to know whether ramping up the activity of molecular chaperone can essentially make them ... concurrent work to find drugs that adjust the activity of molecular chaperones and heat shock factors. ...

K-State researchers say after-school programs should promote activity, healthy nutrition

... but after-school programs that offer physical activity and healthy snacks could be the best place for ... supervised by adults and that provide physical activity and healthful food options." The researchers conducted the Healthy Opportunities for Physical activity and Nutrition, or HOP'N, After-School Project, ...

Scientists open doors to diagnosis of emphysema

... present a new strategy for testing the activity of MMP12, an enzyme known to be involved in the ... for the first time, allows us to study MMP12 activity in specific cells, as if we were actually looking ... fluorescent probe that essentially allows MMP12 activity in macrophages to be quantified by the amount of ...

Parasites ready to jump

... of so-called piRNAs ensures that transposon activity is inhibited but only if these RNAs are ... the host cells they infect. Therefore, transposon activity must also be repressed in somatic cells. Recently ... feature of this system: Repression of transposon activity was also detectable when multiple copies of a ...

Researchers develop 'brain-reading' methods

... approach is needed for mapping brain activity and that the widely held belief that localized ... identifying very subtle abnormalities in brain activity and synchrony. The research showing that ... information by analyzing the pattern of brain activity at the back of the brain where information is ...

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Activity in Biological Technology

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

... Cell of data demonstrating potent anti-cancer activity in colon and breast cancer models for the ... the risk for recurrence or more aggressive tumor activity by increasing the ratio of cancer stem cells ... Moreover, OMP-21M18 displayed additive activity in reducing tumor volume when combined with ...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Clearance of Phase II Protocol to Study ANA598 in Combination With Interferon-Alpha and Ribavirin in HCV Patients

... "ANA598 has demonstrated potent antiviral activity and good tolerability as a single agent in Phase ... of ANA598 that have demonstrated potent antiviral activity and good tolerability. In a monotherapy study in ... inhibitors. Furthermore, ANA598 retains full activity in vitro against mutations conferring resistance ...

Morphotek(R), Inc. and Cancer Innovations, Inc. Announce Evaluation and Option Agreement for Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies

... has demonstrated promising anti-angiogenic activity in preclinical studies. We are pleased to be ... MORPHODOMA((R)) technology, to improve the activity of the antibodies or develop new antibodies for ... small molecule compound(s) with significant activity minimizing solid tumors for cancer and ...

Biovista Inc. Announces Positive Efficacy Results in a Pre-Clinical Trial of its BVA-601 Repositioned Drug for Epilepsy

... a statistically significant decrease of epileptic activity in mice pre-treated with Kainic acid. "We ... to abnormal, excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Epilepsy is one of the world's ... in the number of animals showing epileptic activity and delayed the onset of epileptic seizures. ...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Positive Long-Term Data for BENLYSTA(TM) (Formerly LymphoStat-B(R)) in Patients With Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

... demonstrated sustained improvement in disease activity and patient response rate through four years of ... associated with sustained improvement in disease activity across multiple clinical measures, decreased ... improvement or stabilization of SLE disease activity and with decreased frequency of SLE disease ...

Micromet Presents Update at ASCO 2009 on a Phase 1b Combination Study of Adecatumumab and Docetaxel

... Data indicate target-dependent activity in breast cancer patients with high expression of ... M. et al. (2009). Safety and anti-tumor activity of 3-weekly anti-EpCAM antibody adecatumumab ... of MT203, a human antibody neutralizing the activity of granulocyte/macrophage colony stimulating ...

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Activity in Biological Products

Mouse Anti-Porcine Pyruvate Dehydrogenase (PDH), complex Immunocapture Kit Monoclonal Antibody, Protein G-Agarose Conjugated, Clone 15D3G9C11 from MitoScience LLC

Description:... the subsequent analysis of the assembly state, activity and post-translational modification of the ... in the Krebs cycle (citric acid cycle). PDH activity is under tight control through phosphorylation ... a protocol has been described for measuring this activity while the enzyme is still bound to the capture ...
Company:MitoScience LLC

PARP Inhibitor XI, DR2313 from Calbiochem

Description:... rhPARP1 and rmPARP2, respectively) with little activity against the dehydrogenase activity of GAPDH, ADH, LDH, or the ADP-ribosylase activity of bacterial diphtheria toxin even at ...
Company:Calbiochem

Taq DNA Polymerase -Klein Taq from AppliChem GmbH

Description:... active and even more heat-stable DNA polymerase activity in comparison with Taq DNA polymerase. The ... not diminish the enzyme activity. Significant activity remains even after exposure to 99 C. The ... and exonucleases. *Unit definition: One unit of activity is defined as the amount of enzyme required to ...
Company:AppliChem GmbH

Amylase Fluorometric (Green) Assay Kit, EnzChek® from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description:... and convenience required for measuring a-amylase activity or for screening inhibitors in a ... in fluorescence is proportional to amylase activity and can be monitored with a fluorescence ... at room temperature, the assay can detect the activity of this enzyme down to a final concentration of 1 ...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Lysozyme Fluorometric (Green) Assay Kit, EnzChek® from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description:... This fluorescence-based assay can detect lysozyme activity down to 20 U/mL (Figure 1). The assay measures lysozyme activity on Micrococcus lysodeikticus cell walls, which ... leukemia (CML).1 Increased serum lysozyme activity is also present in tuberculosis,2 sarcoidosis, 2 ...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Human Topoisomerase II, Alpha from USB Corp.

Description:... 3037C Optimum pH: 7.9, rapidly loses activity below pH 7.5 Requirements for Divalent Cation: 5mM Mg 2+ is optimum for catalytic activity and 5mM Ca 2+ for DNA cleavage. Optimum ATP ... User Friendly TM Functional Test: Tested for activity in standard Topoisomerase II unit assay. ...
Company:USB Corp.

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Activity in Biological Definition

ATP synthase

... show that this particle is correlated with ATPase activity in uncoupled mitochondria and with the ATPase activity in submitochondrial particles created by exposing mitochondria to ultrasound. This ATPase activity was further associated with the creation of ATP ...

Brain

... . Interfacing brains with machines The activity of a brain can be detected by electrodes, raising ... pacemakers are now common to regulate brain activity in conditions such as Parkinson's disease . ... of observation Each method for observing activity in the brain has its advantages and drawbacks. ...

Hormone

... regulating metabolism and preparation for a new activity (e.g. fighting, fleeing, mating) or phase of life ... be described as serving to regulate metabolic activity of an organ or tissue. Hormones also control the ... hormone (TSH) causes growth and increased activity of another endocrine gland--the thyroid--hence ...

Insulin

... has recently been discovered to have biological activity itself; the activity is apparently confined to an effect on the ... and protein synthesis modification of the activity of numerous enzymes ( allosteric effect ) ...

Long-term potentiation

... the persistence or repetition of a reverberatory activity (or "trace") tends to induce lasting cellular ... Doogie mice Enhanced NMDA receptor activity in the hippocampus has also been shown to produce ... for postsynaptic calmodulin and protein kinase activity in long-term potentiation.". Nature 340 ...

Magnetic resonance imaging

... once every 2-3 seconds). Increases in neural activity cause changes in the MR signal via a mechanism ... oxygen level-dependent) effect. Increased neural activity causes an increased demand for oxygen, and the ... precise nature of the relationship between neural activity and the BOLD signal is a subject of current ...

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Activity in Biological Dictionary

Telomerase

... complex that acts as a reverse ... Telomerase activity is almost absent in somatic cells, but it is ... of structure, function, ... if telomerase activity — however brief — is essential for all cells, we ... (hTERT) in cancer" ... Regulation of telomerase activity and anti-apoptotic function by protein-protein ......

Secondary growth

... plants, secondary growth is the result of the activity of the vascular cambium. The latter is a ... secondary growth and it results from the activity of two lateral meristems: ... III. Secondary ... exceeds ... Secondary growth is due to the activity of two lateral ... have primary growth ...

Klenow Fragment

... in 1970, it retains the 5’ → 3’ polymerase activity and the 3’ ... The large or Klenow ... but has lost the 5'-> 3' exonuclease activity and ... Klenow fragment Treatment of the ... which is unstable and a large 3' polymerase activity of Klenow Fragment can be used in the ...

Isozymes

... higher amounts of PKC isozymes . ... activity of both ADA isozymes was found in PPMs and ... methods for sensitively detecting total ADH activity in human sera and selectively measuring the activity of ... Protein kinase C (PKC) isozymes ...

Gyrase

... processes are dependent on the supercoiling activity of gyrase . ... Reverse gyrase is a ... uses the energy of ATP ... Here we observe the activity of gyrase in real time ... gyrase activity consists almost ... DNA gyrase is therefore ...

CAT assay

... Enzyme Assay . the efficient assay of CAT activity in cultured cells. ... For peer-reviewed articles ... The assay can be used to measure CAT activity in plasma, serum, ... Abstract of ... ... tube. 16. Store at -70 °C or proceed to CAT activity assay . ... Apoptosis can be mediated by ...

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