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NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning is at the Top of his Game When It Comes to Spreading the Word About Chronic Kidney Disease

The American Association of Kidney Patients Honors Mourning with 2008 Life Membership Award During National Kidney Month MIAMI, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- To recognize his extraordinary commitment to raising awareness of chronic kidney disease (CKD), the American Association of Kidney ...

A final word on branding

Pregnant mothers are being pooled to place ads on their round, shiny stomachs as part of "tummy branding." Some argue that this is how news is created. To some, this is "desperate branding" in action. Welcome to "guaranteed-to-fail branding," a process that ensures a top spot on the list of b...

Beware -- Use of the word 'entrepreneur' can put you in a legal mess

Perhaps no single word better describes today's go-it-alone economic climate than the word "entrepreneur." The French-derived noun has a certain cachet that is appealing to those who would strike out on their own. In today's bootstrap economy, mayors of cities large and small along with colleges...

No word on NASDAQ extension for Merge

West Allis, Wis. - During a conference call with investors, the new executive team at Merge Healthcare said the company has received no signal from the NASDAQ Stock Market on its request for an extension on the July 7 deadline to file annual reports. Chairman Michael Dunham, joined by interi...

PTC Therapeutics Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of PTC299 in Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 2

...o 25 patients with NF2 for up to 48 weeks. The primary objective of the study is to assess how PTC299 affects tumor volume and changes in hearing and word recognition among patients with NF2. The trial will also assess the effects of PTC299 on tumor blood flow and VEGF-related proteins. The study will ...

Bion Announces Approval of New U.S. Patent that Broadens Protection for the Company's Livestock Waste Environmental Treatment Processes

...h.com . This material includes forward-looking statements based on management's current reasonable business expectations. In this document, the word 'potential', 'will', 'proposed' and similar expressions identify certain forward-looking statements. These statements are made in reliance on the Priv...

MedNet Solutions Unveils New Naming and Functionality for its Flagship EDC/eClinical Offering

...also announced multiple new and improved technology tools focused on enhancing study workflows, honoraria management and advanced reporting. "The word 'enlighten' means 'to give greater understanding to,'" stated John M. "Rob" Robertson, President and CEO of MedNet Solutions. "And that is exactly wh...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

...cose veins or available treatment options, please visit www.veinclinics.com or call 866-617-VEIN. Put Beauty Tips in Your Hands Text the word BELLEZA to 78166 for weekly Spanish tips on leg wellness, straight to your mobile phone. Standard message charges apply. Text STOP to quit. ...

Matrix Genomics, Elizabeth Corder, PhD - Gene Variation in the LRRK2 Gene and High Risk for Parkinson's Disease

...have been elusive. The PD gene is called leucine risk repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) , which encodes a protein called dardarin, derived from the Basque word dardara, meaning tremor. Mutations in LRRK2 are a common cause of familial Parkinson's disease. This study published in the Annals of Human Gen...

Walsh College and Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Team Up To Offer New Series of 'Take Charge' Workshops for the Unemployed

... Fund and Community Services partnership, Walsh will launch the next round of "Take Charge" workshops on June 8. Workshop topics range from Microsoft word to Social Media to Statistics to Job Search Strategies. "Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services is pleased to participate along with ...

Physician's Organization Makes History by Publishing U.S.'s First Adult Stem Cell Guidelines (ASCTA Drives Safe Stem Cell Practices)

...g support for the effort. In addition, a patient-driven movement, called SafeStemCellsNow, has formed at SafeStemCellsNow and is rapidly growing as word of the movement has spread. Adult stem cells can be processed with the same techniques commonly used in existing in-vitro fertilization (IVF) la...

Neptune Product and Distribution Update

...g its portfolio of intellectual property and regulatory approvals, thereby executing on its strategy to effectively limit competitors from penetrating word markets. - Australia: Neptune has received notification that its composition of matter patent has been issued. The patent protection and th...

Collexis BiomedExperts Fast Approaching 150,000 Registered Users

...concepts to make research results more relevant and efficient. This matching of concepts eliminates the ambiguity and lack of priority associated with word searches. The results are often described as "finding needles in many haystacks." Through this novel approach, Collexis can build unique applications ...

Fitting pieces for biosensors

... The term aptamer means something like "fitting pieces" (from the Latin word aptus, meaning to fit, and the Greek word meros, meaning piece). Aptamers consist of nucleic acids and have a three-d...

Siemens Showcases New Hearing Loss Solutions at AudiologyNOW! Conference

..., and Sector profit of euro 1.2 billion. Further information can be found by visiting http://www.siemens.com/healthcare . The Bluetooth(R) word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Siemens AG is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are th...

Collexis Connects Biomedical Researchers and Clinical Scientists with the Collexis Expert Platform for Translational Research

...concepts to make research results more relevant and efficient. This matching of concepts eliminates the ambiguity and lack of priority associated with word searches. The results are often described as "finding needles in many haystacks." Through this novel approach, Collexis can build unique applications ...

Leading Advisory Firm, PROXY Governance, Recommends Avigen Shareholders Vote on GOLD Card to Remove Incumbent Directors and Elect BVF's Stockholder-Oriented Nominees

...te of nominees." The report further notes, "that shareholders best interests are better served by the dissidents. We take the dissidents at their word that they would pursue the best offer which guaranteed the liquidity downside because - as a fund with a clear fiduciary obligation to its investors, ...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Reports Positive Final Results of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

... of attention, vigilance, information processing or declarative memory as measured by the Leeds Psychomotor Battery, Digit Symbol Substitution Test or word Pair Associates Test. Pharmacokinetic analyses revealed dose-related increases in exposure to ITI-007 and two metabolites with increasing dose. ...

Collexis Connects the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award Programs with CTSA Expert Platform

...concepts to make research results more relevant and efficient. This matching of concepts eliminates the ambiguity and lack of priority associated with word searches. The results are often described as "finding needles in many haystacks." Through this novel approach, Collexis can build unique applications ...

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Deploys Collexis' Reviewer Finder and Journal Dashboard Applications

...concepts to make research results more relevant and efficient. This matching of concepts eliminates the ambiguity and lack of priority associated with word searches. The results are often described as "finding needles in many haystacks." Through this novel approach, Collexis can build unique applications ...

Zeus Announces Product Name Changes

...s ePTFE, is a micro-porous material that is medically implantable and has a low coefficient of friction. The new brand name Aeos was coined after the word "eon" to suggest the material's durability over an extended period of time. New trademarked product Impactiv™, formerly known...

Bion Announces PENNVEST Board Approves $7.8 Million Financing for Kreider Farms Dairy Project

...ch.com . This material includes forward-looking statements based on management's current reasonable business expectations. In this document, the word 'potential', 'will', 'proposed' and similar expressions identify certain forward-looking statements. These statements are made in reliance on the Priv...

Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer Initiative Expands to Help Cancer Patients Access Broad Spectrum of Cancer Resources and Services

...ng Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer will join forces with the Breakaway from Cancer campaign during the Amgen Tour of California to help spread the word about working together to conquer cancer. Breakaway from Cancer Charity Rides To raise awareness and funds for people affected by cancer,...

Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

...Device manufacturers who wish to capitalize on this trend can help ensure success with the use of today's modern protocol analyzers. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. FTS4BT is a trademark of Frontline Test Equipment, Inc. For more information contact: David ...

CJP Declares the Dates of 3rd Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme

...i-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP) in India at Jaipur, Rajasthan from July-14-18, 2008 was a grand success as attended by 31 countries. The word "Excellent", which was used by many trainees to describe their experiences, sums up the JatrophaWorld Training Jaipur, 2008 experience. ...

Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

...Device manufacturers who wish to capitalize on this trend can help ensure success with the use of today's modern protocol analyzers. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. FTS4BT is a trademark of Frontline Test Equipment, Inc. For more information contact: David ...

Self-powered devices possible, says Texas A&M researcher

...d and manufactured appropriately for this purpose," Cagin said. Key to this technology, Cagin explained, are piezoelectrics. Derived from the Greek word "piezein," which means "to press," piezoelectrics are materials (usually crystals or ceramics) that generate voltage when a form of mechanical stress ...

BioFlorida Selects Collexis' BiomedExperts.com as the Primary Professional Network for its 200 Member Companies and Organizations

...concepts to make research results more relevant and efficient. This matching of concepts eliminates the ambiguity and lack of priority associated with word searches. The results are often described as "finding needles in many haystacks." Through this novel approach, Collexis can build unique applications ...

EastMed Inc. receives FDA clearance to market uresta(TM) in the U.S.

...wellness, has received FDA clearance to market its flagship product, uresta(TM) Continence Care, in the U.S. "We are delighted to get the official word from the FDA," said James Lodigiani, CEO and President of EastMed Inc. "Uresta (TM) Continence Care offers an innovative and cost-effective option for...

DynaVox Releases Software Version 1.05 for DynaVox V and Vmax

...ive user interface provides quick access to speech, email, internet, computer, eBooks, and environmental control capabilities. An alphabet-based core word strategy that combines seamlessly with the InterAACT language framework, Navigator supports fast, easy and independent communication for literate adul...

Video: OneTouch(R) Teams With Online Diabetes Community to Launch Global Diabetes Handprint Project

...ell as their loved ones) and raising diabetes awareness. It runs two social networks, TuDiabetes.com (in English) and EsTuDiabetes.com (in Spanish). word in Your Hand, TuDiabetes and TuDiabetes.com are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Diabetes Hands Foundation. A W 3033589B (1) Donations a...

California State Senator Shelia Kuehl's Leadership in Stem Cell Debate Praised and 'Embryonic Stem Cell Profiteers' Criticized by Repair Stem Cell Institute Spokesman

... doctors/researchers meeting the Institute's 'Standards of Excellence' and are collectively treating 100+ medical conditions." Margolis had one last word for Gov. Schwarzenegger: "You defended your veto last week by claiming that California voters originally supported only embryonic stem cell research. ...

Purifying nanorods: Big success with tiny cleanup

..., at the molecular level, scientists can tailor particles that interact in precise ways with living cells, light waves, drugs and other chemicals. The word nanotechnology refers to the nanometer, a unit of length equal to one-billionth of a meter. The nanorods studied by Zubarev and Khanal are about 25...

alli(TM) Partners with Breast Cancer Network of Strength(TM) to Support Women Challenged by Breast Cancer, Weight Loss or Both

... -- Who knew that simply putting on 21 - 30 pounds between your teens and your 50s could increase your risk of breast cancer after menopause? Now that word is getting out about the link between excess weight and breast cancer, women need support to not only lose those extra pounds and improve their health...

Graphene pioneers follow in Nobel footsteps

... coming out of research labs any time soon. I have to admit I was wrong. They are coming sooner rather than later. "In ten years time I believe the word graphene will be as widely known to the public as silicon." ...

New kind of MRI enables study of magnets for computer memory

...gnet. Specifically, the magnet is a "ferromagnet" -- a magnet made of ferrous metal such as iron. It's what most people think of when they hear the word "magnet." "The magnets we study are basically the same as a refrigerator magnet, only much smaller," said project leader Chris Hammel, Ohio Eminent...

HDSA-San Diego's Team 2CureHD Continues its Race to Cure Huntington's Disease

...leted the grueling race in just over eight days. Even more compelling, they liaised with numerous media outlets along the 14-state route to spread the word and increase awareness about HD, its victims and the communal fight to end its onslaught once and for all. A true grassroots effort, Team 2CureHD st...

Genzyme Boosts Quality Using Dyadem Quality Lifecycle Management

...clear relationships are shown between failure modes, along with their causes and net effects. This allows Genzyme to eliminate the time spent managing word processing documents, and free employee time to focus on the technical content of risk assessments. "In our industry, quality and risk management pa...

Derma Sciences Announces Clinical Poster on Use of MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings Wins First Place Award at APWCA

...ss on non-healing leg ulcers is helping to position the product as first-line for this type of ulcer by the clinicians that have used the dressing. As word spreads and as we increase our sales force, the product stands a good chance of widespread adoption for the management of non-healing leg ulcers. Seco...

Sirnaomics and GRL Establish Partnership for the Development of Two Multi-Targeted RNAi Therapeutics Products

...lar disease, influenza infection and additional indications in oncology. The name of the company Sirnaomics (/ser-'now-miks/) is derived from the tech word "siRNA" with the suffix "-omics" to signify the study of the structure and function of small interfering RNA including their silencing properties and ...
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