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Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...transaction fits with its objectives of securing a recognized buyer committed to further develop the Wolff Walsrode business. "With The Dow Chemical Company we found a buyer that offers promising perspectives for the future of Wolff," said Bayer management board chairman Werner Wenning. The cash inflows of appr...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...dia, who would each use iconic movie stars who are recognized in our country, who would each make a dramatic tale of 15 minutes in length," she said. Nair assigned one AIDS topic to each director, "and then they had the freedom to do what they needed to do," she said. Nair herself is well known and respected ...

A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving

...last two decades. Alcohol dependence is nowadays recognized as a chronic, recurring disorder where relapses almost inevitably occur during and after the treatment, he said. He insisted that focusing on harm reduction in the short term is often much more feasible than complete abstinence....

Aboriginal People Less Likely to Use Methadone Therapy

...jection drugs such as heroin. Methadone therapy is recognized as one of the most effective options for treating heroin addiction....

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...al to abstinence. Alcohol dependence is nowadays recognized as a chronic, recurring disorder where relapses almost inevitably occur during and after the treatment, Karhuvaara said. So focusing on harm reduction in the short term is often much more feasible than complete abstinence, he added. Karhuvaara is a...

Mira Nair Launches AIDS Awareness Project

...dia, who would each use iconic movie stars who are recognized in our country, who would each make a dramatic tale of 15 minutes in length," Contactmusic quoted Nair, as saying. Each director in the project was given 'the freedom to do what they needed to do'. The 'Salaam Bombay' director added that the film...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

...greater present and future value than is currently recognized by the market. Separately, our trodusquemine Phase 1 study in obesity is progressing nicely through the initial cohorts in Study 101 to test safety and PK. We believe this program, in addition to anti-IL-9, will generate significant additional intere...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...or shortness of breath, atrial fibrillation is now recognized as a major source of strokes and a precursor to potentially fatal deterioration of the heart. And the best hope for a cure is catheter-based ablation, despite some skeptical voices, commentators say. The procedure involves burning, freezing, or o...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...gners from entering the country, is now officially recognized by the U.S. government as a category that might subject individuals to persecution in their homeland, just as if they were political dissidents in a dictatorship or religious minority members in a theocracy. But although petitioning for asylum on t...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...n energy balance, the researchers said. It is also recognized as an important endocrine organ that secretes a number of biologically active signaling proteins, called adipokines. Adiponectin, an adipokine secreted exclusively by WAT, is present at relatively high concentrations in the circulation and has been...

Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos

... the world. Although asbestos is internationally recognized as one of the worst cancer-causing materials ever to have been in widespread use, the society's decision was controversial because it undermines Ottawa's long-standing contention asbestos can be used safely and should be promoted. Exposure to asbest...

Wear Headgear While Playing Soccer

...proximately 80% of sports-related injuries are not recognized or reported. Prevention is therefore an essential means of protection. Interestingly, though headgear protects the areas of the head that are covered, there were no differences in the number of cuts and bruises on the areas of the head and face not...

LifeCycle Pharma Forms Scientific Advisory Board in Solid Organ Transplantation

...ntation. The SAB consists of six internationally recognized thought leaders from the U.S. and Europe, including: Dr. Rita R. Alloway, Director of Transplant Clinical Research, University of Cincinnati Dr. Klemens Budde, Medical Director of Transplantation, Charite University Hospital, Berlin Dr. Ro...

New Technique to Measure Xanthone in Mangosteen

...e leads to high xanthone absorption. XanGo, LLC, recognized creator of the mangosteen supplement category is leading scientific exploration of the whole mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana) through a tiered approach based on safety, standardization and efficacy. "These two studies put into context how to ...

Cost-effective Treatments for Breast Cancer

... to be Can dollars24,185/QALY gained, well below a recognized threshold of Can dollars50,000/QALY gained. Based on three-year follow-up of a recent clinical trial, the addition of trastuzumab to adjuvant chemotherapy treatment has been projected to improve significantly the long-term survival of early HER2-po...

New Adjuvant Breast Cancer Treatments Found Cost-effective

... to be 24,185 Can dollar/QALY gained, well below a recognized threshold of 50,000 Can dollar /QALY gained. Based on three-year follow-up of a recent clinical trial, the addition of trastuzumab to adjuvant chemotherapy treatment has been projected to improve considerably the long-term survival of early HER2-pos...

Physical Activity can Be Increased by a Motivating Mail

...nted letter, pointed out areas for improvement and recognized successful efforts by the participants. Researchers designed the program to encourage participants to reach the national guidelines for physical activity at 150 minutes per week. They completed a physical activity log and brief survey each month, a...

Autistic Individuals can Be 'trained' to Comprehend Visual and Vocal Cues

...efrontal cortex. "The typically developing kids recognized and interpreted these cues automatically when trying to infer if a speaker's remark was sincere or sarcastic, so their brains were already responding appropriately," said Dapretto. "But not so with the ASD kids, who did not show activity in thi...

Researchers Identify Five Distinct Subtypes of Alcoholism

...apies, while others do not. Clinicians have long recognized diverse manifestations of alcoholism, and researchers have tried to understand why some alcoholics improve with specific medications and psychotherapies while others do not. The classification system described in this study will have broad applicatio...

Unemployed Electropaths Threaten to Commit Suicide in Kashmir

...pathy are alternative systems of medicine, but not recognized by various state governments or the Indian Medical Council. Protesters argue that Amchis, doctors practicing the Tibetan traditional medicine widely prevalent in Ladakh, is recognised by the State Government....

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