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Good Neighbor Pharmacy(R) Ironman Competitor Inspires Individuals with Diabetes to Live Without Limits

'Iron Andy' Holder Completes First Year Inspiring Others to Manage Chronic Conditions VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2007, Good Neighbor Pharmacy(R) featuring Diabetes Shoppe(R), teamed up with "Iron Andy" Holder as part of the "Managing Diabetes: Li...

Lifting federal limits on stem cell research would speed search for cures

MADISON Suppose you were asked to swing a golf club with one arm, or to write a one-fingered essay on your word processor. You wouldnt get much accomplished, would you? Or, at the very least, progress would be painfully slow. So it is for researchers in the field of human embryonic stem cells, ...

Is outsourcing reaching its limits or simply pausing for breath?

Outsourcing is a management tool that is taking the business world by storm, or so it would seem from reading much of the dedicated coverage of outsourcing topics featured in business and IT publications and websites. Thus it was very surprising to me to come across two recently released studies ...

Is outsourcing reaching its limits or simply pausing for breath? - Part II

In my last column, I reviewed some of the key findings of a study conducted by Deloitte Consulting of the experiences of 25 of the largest practitioners of outsourcing in the world. In this article, I discuss the findings from another study conducted by the consulting firm DiamondCluster of over ...

Critics say tax limits could handcuff tech investment

Opponents of the new Taxpayer Bill of Rights proposal are aiming directly at the heart of its main justification: that revenue limits on state, county, and municipal governments are necessary to improve Wisconsin's business climate. TABOR, they say, places economic development, and by extension ...

Executives hear about promise, limits of RFID and nanotech

Wisconsin business executives gathered in Milwaukee to hear how radio frequency identification and nanotechnology can make their businesses more competitive, but while several applications are tantalizingly close, barriers remain. The technologies were outlined during a session of the Wisconsin ...

Supreme Court limits foreign reach of U.S. patents

Over the past year, the United States Supreme Court has issued several rulings that have eroded the strength and reach of United States patents. In Microsoft Corp. v. AT&T , the Supreme Court delivered another blow by limiting their reach abroad and making clear that United States patent law...

PROTOMED SA Chooses HyperWorks to Simulate Implantable Medical Devices

...m coronary stents to orthopedics implant. "We were looking for a high-performance finite element analysis tool to assess mechanical resistance limits in relation to our European device development and test services activities," said Frederic Mouret, CEO and founder of PROTOMED. "HyperWorks is an ess...

Amgen to Collaborate With GlaxoSmithKline to Commercialize Denosumab in Europe for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMO)

...mgen depends on third parties for a significant portion of its manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of its current and future products and limits on supply may constrain sales of certain of its current products and product candidate development. In addition, Amgen competes with other companies ...

$10,000 ISSAC Award for Innovation Presented to MIT PhD

...bladder and can cause side effects in other organs. Some bladder diseases are treated with individual infusions or injections of a drug. But there are limits to how much of the drugs can be pumped into the body in one sitting, and patients typically must return to their doctor for each dose. A combination ...

NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research

...esearch is to drive down the number of recurrent surgical procedures for joint replacement recipients, who are living longer and pushing the longevity limits of their devices, Vohra said. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that 15 to 20 percent of annual total joint replacement procedures ...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

...b structure of carbon atoms is exceptionally strong and versatile. Its unusual properties make it ideal for applications that are pushing the existing limits of microchips, chemical sensing instruments, biosensors, ultracapacitance devices, flexible displays and other innovations. In the latest issue of...

Amgen to Participate in Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting in August

.... We depend on third parties for a significant portion of our manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of our current and future products and limits on supply may constrain sales of certain of our current products and product candidate development. In addition, sales of our products are affect...

Light sensor breakthrough could enhance digital cameras

...asures a current that flows as a result. Normally, each photon is converted into at most one exciton. This lowers the efficiency of solar cells and it limits the sensitivity of digital cameras. When a scene is dimly lit, small portable cameras like those in laptops suffer from noise and grainy images as a r...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

...ique features hold great promise for nanoscale electronics and photonics. But there's a catch: graphene has no bandgap. "Having no bandgap greatly limits graphene's uses in electronics," says Feng Wang of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he is a member of the ...

Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in novel material

...as fans, fluids, pastes and wiring often don't work at these small scales; heat buildup in MEMS frequently leads to catastrophic device failure, which limits the reliability of larger systems. But the number of heat-conducting fibers or carbon nanotubes (CNTs) that can be connected to the heat source at...

Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452

...mgen depends on third parties for a significant portion of its manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of its current and future products and limits on supply may constrain sales of certain of its current products and product candidate development. In addition, sales of Amgen's products are af...

ASCP Joins ACLU Lawsuit Opposing Gene Patents

...hat testing be reimbursed by a third-party payer. "In short, the practice of gene patenting harms patients, impedes advances in medicine, and limits those in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine from doing what they are educated to do -- provide high quality health care and engage in r...

Eric D. Whitman, MD to Present on the Delcath PHP System(TM) at the 7th World Congress on Melanoma

... higher doses of anti-cancer drugs to a patient's liver while minimizing entry of the drugs into the rest of the patient's circulation. This isolation limits toxicities which result from systemic chemotherapy treatments. Patients in the Phase III trial are randomized into one of two treatment arms, inc...

Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign

...s. We depend on third parties for a significant portion of our manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of our current and future products and limits on supply may constrain sales of certain of our current products and product candidate development. In addition, sales of our products are affect...

CryoLife Reports Record First Quarter Revenues of $26.7 Million

...f revenues and customers as well as additional compliance expense, our ability to borrow under our credit facility may be limited, the credit facility limits our ability to pursue significant acquisitions, the financial and credit liquidity crisis may adversely affect our ability to borrow money or raise ca...

Catching the lightwave: Nano-mechanical sensors 'wired' by photonics

... way Tang's group "wired" the sensors with light. Their technique is not limited by the bandwidth constraints of electrical methods or the diffraction limits of light sources. "We don't need a laser to operate these devices," said Wolfram Pernice , a co-author of the paper. "Very cheap LEDs will suffic...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

...nsitized solar cells, but can potentially triple the electrical output. "Most existing solar cell technology is based on silicon and is nearing the limits of what we may be able to accomplish with that," said Greg Rorrer, an OSU professor of chemical engineering. "There's an enormous opportunity to devel...

FRC: NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Reflect Poor Science, Ignore Real Hope for Patients

...menting President Obama's executive order to fund embryonic stem cell research (ESCR). President Obama's decision and these guidelines will remove key limits on federal funding of ESCR. Following is Perkins' statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) "The resea...

Angela Shen-Hsieh of Visual I|O Named to Board of Directors of AIGA: Oldest and Largest Membership Organization for Designers

...ot;rising star charting the future" of business and design innovation, and by BusinessWeek as one of ten "cutting edge designers pushing the limits of design." The 15-member AIGA board of directors is an elected body that holds the institution in trust for AIGA members past, present and f...

Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR

.... We depend on third parties for a significant portion of our manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of our current and future products and limits on supply may constrain sales of certain of our current products and product candidate development. In addition, sales of our products are affect...

MIT: New method could lead to narrower chip patterns

...ram more components onto a single chip, to a whole host of emerging fields based on nano-scale patterns. But these technologies have faced fundamental limits because they tend to rely on light to produce these patterns, and most techniques cannot produce patterns much smaller than the wavelengths of light ...

Polycystic Kidney Disease Assay at Cornell University Uses Transgenomic's Surveyor Nuclease & WAVE Technology

...echnology based upon Surveyor Nuclease and the WAVE System." said Dr. Eric Kaldjian, CSO for Transgenomic. "Scanning to identify presence of mutations limits the amount of DNA sequencing required, since it is only necessary for confirmation of identified mutations. This rationale provides a logical and cost...

Viroblock SA Reports Positive Results of Preclinical Studies in Antiviral Nasal Spray

...ing a number of enveloped viruses and their strains. "Our depletion technology shows no toxicity at the dosage we tested thus far and allegedly limits the development of any viral resistance, and makes it effective on all families of enveloped viruses, such as human and avian influenzas, SARS, AIDS, ...

Celsis Introduces ReACT(TM) RNA-Based Microbial Detection Assays

...reen(TM) assay, which definitively detects the presence or absence of microbial organisms in 18-24 hours instead of the typical 3-5 days for microbial limits testing. The same primary system has also been proven successful in equaling the traditional 14-day sterility test in less than half the time. Followi...

New organic material may speed Internet access

...st be converted back and forth from optical signals to electrical signals for managing its progress within the optical telecommunication network. This limits the flexibility and the speed of optical telecommunication. All-optical circuits, experts say, could unleash the full potential of optical telecommuni...

Hospira Advances Patient Safety With New GemStar(R) SP Infusion System

...ct and portable pump has configurable settings to help streamline the programming process for clinicians and provide flexible drug protocols with hard limits to help prevent medication errors. GemStar also offers several security features including four keypad lockouts, integral set-based free flow protecti...

Cytopia Letter to Progen Shareholders

...onal on the merger resolution (Resolution 1) being passed, and in any case, limits the share buy-back to $20 million. As the current Progen board is not suppo... Resolution 3 is conditional on Resolution 1 being passed, and in any case, limits the share buy-back to $20 million. As the current board does not intend to ...

Team develops new metamaterial device

...ces that either blocked a laser or allowed it to pass through. This "all or nothing" approach similar to opening and closing the shutter of a camera limits the speed with which one can manipulate terahertz waves since the chopper's mechanical components are too slow, Padilla says. The metamaterial devi...

CryoLife Reports Record Annual Revenues of $105.1 Million for FY 2008

...any's growth strategies may not generate the anticipated benefits, our ability to borrow under our credit facility may be limited, the credit facility limits our ability to pursue significant acquisitions, the financial and credit liquidity crisis may adversely affect our ability to borrow money or raise ca...

New imaging technique reveals the atomic structure of nanocrystals

...f Nature Physics . Images from electron microscopy can resolve individual atoms in a nanocrystal, but the atoms soon suffer radiation damage, which limits the length of observations. Patterns from X-ray diffraction can be used to determine the structure of large crystals, but not for nanocrystals, which ...

FDA Accepts Amgen's Submission and Files Biologics License Application for Denosumab

.... We depend on third parties for a significant portion of our manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of our current and future products and limits on supply may constrain sales of certain of our current products and product candidate development. In addition, sales of our products are affect...

Recent Reports Regarding Mercury and High Fructose Corn Syrup Flawed and Misleading

... limit of detection. The average concentration for the 17 samples with detectable levels was only 128 parts per trillion (ppt). EPA sets limits for mercury in drinking water at two parts per billion. -- It is well known that small amounts of mercury are broadly present in our enviro...

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

...ber of tradable nutrient credits that could be sold to other entities within the Chesapeake Bay watershed to help them comply with their own discharge limits for nitrogen and phosphorous." The complete press release issued by Governor Rendell's office can be viewed on the web at http://www.ctbpls.com/www/P...

Amgen's Fourth Quarter 2008 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 6 Percent to $1.06; Full Year 2008 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 6 Percent to $4.55

.... We depend on third parties for a significant portion of our manufacturing capacity for the supply of certain of our current and future products and limits on supply may constrain sales of certain of our current products and product candidate development. In addition, we compete with other companies with...
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