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Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

...Williams, as saying. The singer revealed that he intended to participate more actively to help people at his place, where he plans to return one day. "I want to be more active in and around Stoke-on-Trent - the place I love and where I'll eventually return to," he said. Williams, who currently puts up i...

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...althy. The study suggested that although MPO is intended to kill harmful bacteria, it might instead inflame the body's arteries and cripple protective substances in the blood. Elevated MPO levels signalled increased risk even in those with acceptable levels of LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol or C-reacti...

Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...proximately EUR 440 million (~USD 590 million) are intended to be used to reduce Bayer's net debt. Dow plans to combine Wolff with its Water Soluble Polymers business to create a new specialty business driven to become the preferred development partner and premier application expert in the cellulosics indus...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...e concerned that the clinic was using vitamin bags intended for single usage on multiple patients. Health officials are still unsure how the disease was transferred. Director of Public Health for South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Health Service Professor Mark Ferson said it could have been spread by a dr...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

... second-degree murder in the death of Alicia Ross, intended to kill her and covered up the crime to avoid detection, only turning himself in to police when he realized that he would likely be caught. The 33-year-old self described recluse and loser confessed to police he killed Ross, five weeks after she disa...

Aussie Comedian Apologises for Pam Anderson Hepatitis Joke

... mean to cause any offence. "The joke...was not intended to offend those living with hepatitis and, if any offence was caused, I sincerely apologise," the New York Post quoted Helliar, as saying. Anderson, who is said to have contracted the serious blood virus from sharing a tattoo needle with her ex-hub...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...tions imposed by the confidentiality agreement are intended to preclude improper disclosure of information obt... in the course of your work; however, they are not intended to restrict your ability to comply with your ethical obligations as a medical doctor to safeguard pu...

Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments

... treatment accuracy and higher confidence that the intended therapeutic dose is delivered to the patient as planned....

BioCryst Receives Special Protocol Assessment for Fodosine

...irst quarter of 2007, because the pivotal trial is intended to form the primary basis of an efficacy claim in the planned new drug application (NDA) for oral Fodosine. The multicenter, multinational, open-label, single-arm, repeat-dose pivotal trial is expected to initiate enrollment during the third quarte...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...rom making an attempt, then seeing and feeling the intended movement carried through with the aid of the robot. This experience, it turns out, may be a crucial part of the relearning process. Robotic devices are also well suited to repetitive movement therapy because they can do the same thing two million t...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...increase in colorectal cancer rates. Our report is intended to create a foundation upon which to further explore that possibility. As Mason and colleagues note, there is a compelling body of scientific evidence suggesting that habitually high intakes of dietary folate are protective against colorectal cance...

Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients

...over the possible cardiovascular risk of treatment intended to produce higher (more normal) hemoglobin levels, and the use of generous doses of ESAs, in patients with kidney disease," Dr. Will explains. (A separate debate concerns the use of ESAs in cancer patients.) "There is also apparently an economic di...

Neoprene Sleeve in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery

...ariety of looks and fitting instructions. They are intended to limit abnormal movement of the knee and prevent...Rather than providing rigid support, they are only intended to gently compress the area around the knee and improve neuromuscular control. The study was large ...

Study Shows Positive Results for Zestra(R) Feminine Arousal Fluid

...bo-controlled, double-blind, parallel design trial intended to expand on the results of the Phase 2 type study conducted in 2001. Efficacy assessments included the widely used, validated subject self-assessment questionnaire, the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). This Phase 3-type study evaluated the effic...

Human Trial for Universal Influenza Vaccine Underway

...rican biotech company Acambis . This vaccine is intended to provide protection against all A strains of the virus that causes human influenza, including pandemic strains. In the 1990s, VIB researchers connected to Ghent University, under the direction of Prof. Emeritus Walter Fiers, invented a universal...

Drink-drivers Not Influenced by Ads Unless It Affects Them Personally

... announcements do not use any material that may be intended to shock audiences with images of death and serious injury from drink-driving. In the advertisement, a young man asks for another pint from a barman. Immediately thereafter, the barman is morphed into a policeman, then a lawyer, the mans employer...

US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU

...nal device that can only be used in an ICU and is intended to support a patient for a month or two. Over the next few months, his liver function and breathing recovered enough that Guthrie was ready for the next step. But what? He was reconsidered for a transplant, but with his kidneys still in failure and...

The New Recruitment Process Leaves Thousands of Doctors Jobless

...ed for doctors to reach consultant level. It was intended to speed up the selection process, but doctors said the forms were badly worded, did not ask revelent questions or allow them to set out relevant qualifications and experience, and had no facility for attaching a CV. This has resulted in many docto...

Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children

...m its administration position. SCHIP was initially intended as a children health insurance program. SCHIP funnels funds through states to families that cannot afford health insurance but earn too much to qualify for Medicaid. "The children and families are here as personal eye witnesses to how important ch...

Abbott's RealTime Hepatitis B Viral Load Test Receives CE Marking in Europe

...atients known to be infected with the virus. It is intended for use in conjunction with clinical presentation ... take up to two days. The RealTime HBV test is not intended as a screening test for HBV or as a diagnostic test for confirming the presence of HBV infection. ...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... device is being prepped to enter the battle ... of certain diseases in remote areas, thanks in ... investigations aboard the International Space Station on the ... concept of capillary flow to diagnose infectious diseases ... Ph.D., a researcher at Northwestern University in Evanston, ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers have been awarded ... diabetes, Novo Nordisk announced this month. Of the 110 ... Obesity Biologics Science Forum Program, only four projects were ... researchers. They are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William ... Jonathan Powell, a professor of oncology, will use his ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors, perception ... opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic ... activity that the researchers have identified as helping ... Neuroscience has just published a paper about ... of psychology and his doctoral student John Gaspar, ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle of ... or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, and ... to serious organ damage and, in some cases, death. ... findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant professor ... protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our results ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk ... 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer cases. ... cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers ... particular kind of breast cancer, which can be ... (Thursday) in the journal PloS Genetics , ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Ongoing deforestation and fragmentation of forests in the ... remnant forests, contributing to rapid and widespread forest ... of researchers., The findings show that forests in ... severe droughts coupled with forest fires lead to ... said Jennifer Balch, assistant professor of geography, Penn ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The recent Yokahama IPCC meeting painted a stark warning ... which has a greenhouse effect 32 times that ... have shown that humic substances act as fully regenerable ... methane are held in wetlands instead of being released ... this system is disrupted it may enter into a ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... whereby the genetic information of DNA is used ... have numerous different functions in living organisms. Messenger ... gene expression, by relating the genetic information of ... proteins. , By examining the different types ... organism at a given time, researchers can determine ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Drought and fire in the Amazon lead to sharp increases in forest tree mortality 2Drought and fire in the Amazon lead to sharp increases in forest tree mortality 3Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances 2Rapid and accurate mRNA detection in plant tissues 2
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