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Office Evolution Partners with Eco-Friendly ISONAS to Improve Client Security and Access Technology

Office Evolution teams with ISONAS Security Systems to provide secure 24/7 access to all their clients at all locations. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 5, 2009 -- Office Evolution announces the completion of its card reader access system which allows all of its clients se...

Ancient fossils shed light on anatomical changes accompanying evolution of first land vertebrates

Durham, NC -- Cartoon depictions of the first animals to emerge from the ocean and walk on land often show a simple fish with feet, venturing from water to land. But according to Jennifer Clack, a paleontologist at the University of Cambridge who has studied the fossils of these extinct creatures ...

Carnegie Mellon algorithm charts evolution of genetic networks during fruit fly life cycle

PITTSBURGHA new algorithm developed by Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists has revealed for the first time how genetic networks in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, evolve during the insect's life cycle. Scientists have known that the relationships between fruit fly genes change...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: The evolution of migraine from episodic headache to chronic disorder

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Patients living with migraine have strong reason for new optimism concerning a positive future. Two review articles and an accompanying editorial, "The Future of Migraine: Beyond Just Another Pill," in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings , are the basis for an ironic ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: The Evolution of Migraine from Episodic Headache to Chronic Disorder

ROCHESTER, Minn., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients living with migraine have strong reason for new optimism concerning a positive future. Two review articles and an accompanying editorial, "The Future of Migraine: Beyond Just Another Pill," in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings...

Personalized Medicine Makes Significant Headway Following the Rapid Evolution of U.S. Molecular Diagnostics Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As early diagnosis of cancer is critical for faster cure, longer survival, and better quality of life for patients, better access to diagnostics is the uppermost priority for primary care. Innovative molecular technologies have generated a wave of cance...

Virus evolution topic of Darwin talk at UH April 2

HOUSTON, March 31, 2009 An Ivy League biologist who researches viruses to determine how and why they evolve to cause disease will speak at the University of Houston April 2. The lecture is free and open to the public. Paul Turner, Yale University associate professor of ecology and evolution...

Findings raise new questions about evolution of hormones in mammals

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2009 New techniques used to examine hormones in feces and urine of mammals in the wild are yielding surprising results about hormones and evolution. The new techniques allow scientists to examine the social structure of a broader range of mammals. San Francisco State Bi...

Zebrafish Journal Publishes Skin Pigmentation Studies That Shed Light on the Evolution of Race

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A special series of papers in the peer-reviewed journal Zebrafish provides a comprehensive look at future directions of research on pigment biology. Model organisms such as zebrafish advance the scientific understanding of the genetic basis of hu...

Study yields clues about the evolution of epilepsy

Troy, N.Y. Two children have a seizure. One child never has another seizure. Twenty years later, the other child has a series of seizures and is diagnosed with epilepsy. A study being led by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is looking at what could possibly happen in the developmen...

An Evolution in Automated CO2 Laser Surgery

Lumenis announces 510(k) approval for the new AcuPulse CO2 Laser with SurgiTouch Automation System SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Inc., a global developer, manufacturer and seller of laser, light-based and radiofrequency devices for surgical, aesthetic, and ophthalmic ap...

DIA 6th Canadian Annual Meeting Benefit and Risk Management: An Evolution in Progress

Drug Information Association (DIA) will host the 6th Canadian Annual Meeting (November 5-7; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) to discuss a number of important issues facing Health Canada, the pharmaceutical industry, health academia, and the health care system. Horsham, PA (PRWE...

Perfect Pushup Continues Company Evolution With Launch Of Enhanced 'Perfect Pullup' Now Available at Retail

Updated Fitness Lifestyle Product Provides Complete System for Working Over 600 Muscles MILL VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its goal to provide consumers with lifestyle fitness solutions, Perfect Pushup, well known for the product of the same na...

Study: Delaying evolution of drug resistance in malaria parasite possible

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- There's no magic bullet for wiping out malaria, but a new study offers strong support for a method that effectively delays the evolution of drug resistance in malaria parasites, a University of Florida researcher says. David Smith, associate director of disease ecology at ...

Bold Evolution Transforms National Jewish Medical and Research Center to National Jewish Health

New name showcased in #1 respiratory hospital ranking DENVER, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Signaling a bold evolution and expansion beyond traditional boundaries of respiratory medicine into exciting new areas of science and health, National Jewish Medical and Research Center will beco...

Geneticists at the American Museum of Natural History trace the evolution of St. Louis encephalitis

Before West Nile virus arrived in this country, we had (and still have) a home-grown relative of this pathogen. An epidemic of unknown origin exploded around St. Louis, Missouri in the autumn of 1933, a disease that is now known to be transmitted by mosquitoes from birds to people. Now, a new anal...

The Evolution of a Workout(R)

A new era of custom exercise routines online at http://www.TNL24-7.com WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- TNL24-7.com officially launched its Web-based, customizable workout software early this year. TNL software is designed to empower anyone, regardless of fitness level, to take...

Wellcorps International Releases Major Paper on History and Evolution of Amphetamine and Anti-Depressant Use in America

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcorps International, one of the nations leading social, health and environmental advocacy groups, today released a major paper on the history and evolution of amphetamine and anti-depressant use in America. The paper can be found in its entirety at ...

New Insight Into Primate Eye Evolution

St. Jude study of the nocturnal owl monkey suggests that evolution needed only a few genetic changes to profoundly alter eye anatomy MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers comparing the fetal development of the eye of the owl monkey with that of the capuchin monkey hav...

Anthropologist's studies of childbirth bring new focus on women in evolution

Contrary to the TV sitcom where the wife experiencing strong labor pains screams at her husband to stay away from her, women rarely give birth alone. There are typically doctors, nurses and husbands in hospital delivery rooms, and sometimes even other relatives and friends. Midwives often are call...

Genome sequence of lancelet shows how genes quadrupled during vertebrate evolution

Berkeley The newly sequenced genome of a dainty, quill-like sea creature called a lancelet provides the best evidence yet that vertebrates evolved over the past 550 million years through a four-fold duplication of the genes of more primitive ancestors. The late geneticist Susumu Ohno argued in...

Study provides new understanding of forces behind seasonal flu virus evolution

WHAT: Do influenza viruses persist in low levels year-round in the northern and southern hemispheres, or does a new crop of the virus emerge afresh in tropical zones such as Southeast Asia before spreading into temperate regions around the globe" Researchers have provided an answer to this long-st...

Study questions 'cost of complexity' in evolution

New Haven, Conn. Higher organisms do not have a cost of complexity or slowdown in the evolution of complex traits according to a report by researchers at Yale and Washington University in Nature. Biologists have long puzzled over the relationship between evolution of complex traits and the ...

Myelin Associated With Early Evolution of Huntington's Disease

A new study has found that a breakdown of myelin is associated with the early evolution of Huntington's disease. Last month, Dr. George Bartzokis, director of the UCLA Memory Disorders and Alzheimer's Disease Clinic, suggested in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia that the collapse of a type o...

The Evolution of Costly Traits

Darwin has given us a background about how beneficial traits shape up in natural populations,// but one is led to wonder about the manner of development of costly traits. Two theories have tried to address this challenge – the theory of hitch hiking and theory of kin selection. The theory of...

Understanding the Evolution of Viruses a little more Clearly

Bird flu tracking has helped scientists to draw a little closer in understanding the evolution of the viruses as well as the genes// that cause them to be more infectious to people. According to researchers in Taiwan, about 52 key genetic changes distinguish avian influenza strains from the co...

A Human Brain Gene Could Hold Clues On The Evolution Of Brain Capacity

Scientists claimed to have discovered a gene that could hold clues as to the evolution of the capacity of the brain.// The scientists have explained that the gene discovered has undergone a quickened evolutionary change in humans and are active during a vital stage in brain development. The r...

The Deadly Evolution of SIV to HIV

According to a study it was found that a mutation led to the deadly change from benign SIV in apes and monkeys to a deadly infection called AIDS in humans. // Statistics show that the disease in man has killed more than 25 million people in 25 years. The researchers said that the virus appears to ...

Mystery behind the evolution of the Human brain

Dr. Stephen Cunnane, a metabolic physiologist at the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec said that it was a rich and secure shore-based diet that fuelled and provided the essential nutrients to make our brains what they are today. Early hominid brains // underwent the process of brain expansion by eat...

Sex Played A Vital Role For Evolution Of Infectious Diseases

Same-sex mating between two less harmful yeast strains might have spawned an outbreak of disease among otherwise healthy people and animals on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Howard Hughes Medical Institute geneticists at Duke University Medical Center have reported//. The fungus, Cryptococcus ...

Crooked teeth may be due to evolution and overcooked meals

According to Peter Lucas of George Washington University, while presenting a paper at the AAAS Meeting in Washington,// US, chopping of vegetables to bite size pieces and cooking them to into mashed textures may be one of the reasons that our teeth are growing crooked and badly formed. Thus congeni...

Protein Folds Research Offers Insight into Metabolic Evolution

Researchers have created the first global family tree of metabolic protein architecture and their advance offers a new window on the evolutionary history of metabolism. Researchers at the University of Illinois published their work that appears this week in the online edition of the Pr...

Scientists Explain Complex Darwinian Evolution

Scientists have managed to reconstruct a complex molecular system of Darwinian evolution for the first time by using new techniques for resurrecting// ancient genes. The research was led by Joe Thornton, assistant professor of biology at the University of Oregon's Center for Ecology and Evolu...

Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

...cies of African monkeys are infected in the wild with SIVs. Yet, virtually none with the exception of chimpanzees progresses to HIV/AIDS or gets sick. evolution has enabled them to adapt to SIVs and co-exist peacefully with chronic infection. "Nature is giving us a message," says Silvestri. "Figure out how ...

Looking at language

...ndicating that mutations in the human FOXP2 gene cause deficits in language and cognition by affecting development of subcortical structures, and that evolution of modern Homo sapiens involved modification of this gene. ...

The World of HD Video Conferencing is Now at VideoCentric - One-stop Comparisons of Tandberg, Polycom, Lifesize, Sony, Emblaze-VCON and Aethra

... ourselves, we are better able to represent our customers concerns in discussions with our overseas manufacturers and better positioned to support the evolution of their unified communications (UC) networks in the future as such video technologies come together with VoIP & Messaging solutions from Microsof...

Veracord Delivers FDA Expertise with SyberWorks Latest Learning Management Solution

...ve Boggs, CEO of SyberWorks. This September, SyberWorks and Veracord will present a GAMP5 overview that defines GAMP5 and tells how this next GAMP evolution relates to major national and international regulations. The discussion provides industry insight to companies that aim to leverage these guidelines t...

Innovator's Studio launches new forum for Chief Strategy Officers October 26-27, 2009

...nnovation. The Innovator's Studio for Chief Strategy Officers is designed to assist hospital and health system executives seeking to understand the evolution and emergence of markets in the health industry, and the evolving role of the chief strategy officer in healthcare enterprises. In this unique set...

Cardiome Announces Management Transition

... Cardiome's Board of Directors. "The Board is highly confident that this re-alignment of responsibilities will shepherd in a new chapter in Cardiome's evolution as a world-class drug development company." "I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization. We have a fantastic group ...

New Surgical Device Revolutionizes Face Lifts, Abdominoplasty and Breast Reduction Surgery Promising Patients Quicker Recovery Time, Less Pain and Fewer Bruises

...device. Dr. Zubowski, recently featured on Real Housewives of New Jersey, and voted top doctor by the Bergen Record, said " this is the next evolution in our field. Our patients are experiencing less swelling and bruising than those patients who underwent a traditional face lift, tummy tuck, and brea...
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