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Leading Autism Care Provider Invites MPs to Meet Residents and Staff for World Autism Awareness Day

LONDON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Care, the independent provider of residential care services for people living with Autism and other Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD), is inviting MPs and care commissioners to spend a day with residents and staff at four of its residential locations ...

Twins Pitcher Glen Perkins Kicks Off 7th Anniversary of Fitness Program in MPS

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 15,000 students at 53 Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) sites will participate in the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) program sponsored by the General Mills Foundation, AchieveMpls and MPS. Richard Green Central Park Communit...

Under-Elevens Hurtle Towards Obesity, British MPs Call for Action

A group of powerful British MPs, members of the Committee of Public Accounts, has come out strongly against officials given the charge of tackling child obesity//. Levels of obesity in children aged two to 10 years have risen from 9.9 percent to 13.4 percent between 1995 and 2004, according to ...

Indian MPs to Attend AIDS Conference in Lahore

Ten Indian parliamentarians will attend a two-day conference on AIDS in Lahore to discuss// the role of people's elected representatives in combating the disease. The Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), a worldwide network of individual parliamentarians, in collaboration with the provinc...

A Wake-up Call by MPs to Ensure Timely Care to Stroke Victims

A recent report has placed on record the inadequate resources provided by the government to help the hundreds of stroke victims in England. This sub-standard quality// of treatment has left many stroke victims invalid. According to NHS figures, nearly 500 deaths can be averted with timely treatment...

UK MPs Vote In Favor Of Public Smoking Ban

Following the overwhelming response of MPs in favor of the proposed smoking ban in public places, it is expected that the new smoking ban law would be imposed by the summer of next year in the UK. // A 200-margin victory of 384 Vs 184 has been achieved when the issue of smoking ban extension...

Doctors Ask MPs To Protect Human Rights By Banning Smoking In Enclosed Public Spaces

The BMA Chairman, Dr James Johnson has urged all MPs in England to exercise their free vote to ensure that smoking was banned in all enclosed public spaces. In a letter to all MP's, Dr Johnson said, “A partial ban on smoking in public place// disregards the human rights of workers and customer...

British MPs Say Prostate Cancer Receives Low Priority in the NHS

The House of Commons public accounts committee (PAC) in the UK has severely criticized the NHS for failing to supply accurate information about cancer to patients. The committee also castigated the NHS for according a low priority to prostate cancer as compared to some other cancers. // The repo...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...tudy, initiated the Phase I/II study for GALNS for mps IVA and recently completed enrollment for this stu...trial are expected in mid-2010. GALNS for mps IVA: BioMarin initiated the Phase I/II trial in m... 1H10: Results from Phase I/II trial for GALNS for mps IVA Mid-2010: Results from PEG-PAL Phase II t...

Patents Issued Covering Stable Tablet Formulation and Once Daily Dosing Regimen for Kuvan

...ent for the treatment of PKU and GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of mps IVA. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com. Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press release...

Patient Enrollment Complete for Phase I/II Clinical Trial for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome

...of twenty patients is a critical milestone for the mps IVA program and demonstrates both our commitment t...this program and the support and enthusiasm of the mps IVA patient community. Data generated from this s...me replacement therapies, one for the treatment of mps I and one for the treatment of...

BioMarin to Host Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, July 30 at 5:00 p.m. ET (23:00 CET)

...ment for the treatment of PKU and GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in Phase 1/2 clinical development for the treatment of mps IVA. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com . Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press relea...

Temporary Production Interruption at Allston Landing Manufacturing Facility Has No Impact on Aldurazyme

...ment for the treatment of PKU and GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in Phase 1/2 clinical development for the treatment of mps IVA. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com . Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press relea...

Results From Phase 1 Clinical Study of PEG-PAL in PKU and Update on Phase 2 Clinical Study

...ment for the treatment of PKU and GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in Phase 1/2 clinical development for the treatment of mps IVA. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com . Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press relea...

BioMarin to Present at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference

...ent for the treatment of PKU and GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of mps IVA. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com . Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press relea...

BioMarin Receives 2009 Corporate Award for the Development of Kuvan

...ent for the treatment of PKU and GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of mps IVA. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com . Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press rel...

A Clear Solution for Healthy Eyes

...Bausch & Lomb is introducing ReNu MultiPlus(R) for improved comfort and mps for sensitive eyes, in translucent, user-friendly bottles, which includes a...idual needs: ReNu MultiPlus(R) for Fresh Lens Comfort(TM) and ReNu(R) mps for Sensitive Eyes - ReNu Multiplus(R) solution contains Hydrana...

BioMarin Announces Initiation of Clinical Assessment Program for Morquio A Syndrome

...ts in the BioMarin Clinical Assessment Program for mps IVA patients. This study is crucial to developing ...me replacement therapies, one for the treatment of mps I and one for the treatment of mps VI. Naglazyme(R) (galsulfase) for...

CPC Appoints Medical Product Service GmbH as Authorized European Representative for MedClose(TM) System

... market in Europe. Our team will work closely with mps in building key partnerships and navigating the Eu...." As CPC's authorized representative in Europe, mps will provide service under the respective CE marki...mbH (MPS) Headquartered near Frankfurt, Germany, mps is a European medical device consulting agency wit...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Feb. 27, 2008

...tution. The move represents the first time that an mps site has been established in the United States, th... story by Associate Editor Sarah Everts notes that mps operates a $2.5 billion annual budget to support c...on that funds some of the nations top researchers, mps has made a name for itself by giving exceptional r...

Sedgwick CMS Expands Healthcare Professional Liability Claims Services in Investigations, Risk Management, Audit & Consulting

...althcare Risk Services Miranda L. Felde, BSHCS, CPHRM, ARM, CRM, CIC -- Manager of Healthcare Auditing and Consulting Services James M. Page, mps "These colleagues and their teams are available nationally to enrich the capabilities of our regional claims administration teams, whose combination ...

Written Statement of Kevin J. O'Connor, Chairman of the Department of Justice Task Force on Intellectual Property, at the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Intellectual Property Enforcement

... than $7 million in assets, and confiscated over 290,000 counterfeit software CDs and Certificates of Authenticity. Microsoft publicly stated that the mps and FBI dismantled a criminal syndicate "believed to be the largest of its kind in the world," responsible for distributing more than $2 billion in co...

BioMarin Provides Grant to NORD to Expand PKU Patient Support Services

...oMarin plans to provide support to PKU patients through its BioMarin Patient and Physician Support (BPPS) program. BPPS currently provides support for mps VI patients treated with Naglazyme, and a similar support program will be available for PKU patients if Kuvan is approved. About PKU PKU, a genetic ...

One shot of gene therapy spreads through brain in animal study

...ent Cassia N. Cearley performed the study in mice specially bred to have the neurogenetic disease mucopolysaccharidosis type VII (MPS VII). In people, mps VII, also called Sly syndrome, is a rare, multisystem disease causing mental retardation and death in childhood or early adulthood. Sly syndrome is...

Indian Government at the Crossroads in Implementing Anti-smoking

...s, except at sales points. However, the fine for offenders is a meagre 200 rupees (five US dollars). "State chief ministers have written (and) mps have given representations" concerning the laws, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss separately told reporters, adding the government was determined to ...

ACMA Review Should Lead To Ban On Junk Food Advertising To Kids - AMA

...The AMA is a member of the Coalition on Food Advertising to Children, which earlier this year sent a comprehensive briefing paper to Federal and State mps calling for an immediate ban on junk food ads during childrens television time. ...

Ban on Smoking is Not a Magic Wand to Reduce Health Inequalities, UK Campaigners Warn

..., which has the highest number of smokers in England. She says, "Tobacco remains the number one driver of health inequality," she says. "We must keep mps engaged." Other measures she wants to see introduced include banning point-of-sale advertising for cigarettes, removing restrictions on the sale of ni...

Chocolate-makers Reverse Decision to Go for Animal Enzyme

...an 6,000 people bombarded the company, which produces the Mars, Snickers, Maltesers and Galaxy brands, with phone and e-mail complaints. Forty mps also signed a petition to voice their opposition. Fiona Dawson, managing director of Mars UK, said the company had listened to customers and decided t...

New DNA Tests Advances Treatment of Lysosomal Storage Diseases

...ccharidosis Type VI (MPS VI - Maroteaux-Lamy), and mps I (Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, or Scheie syndrome). ERT... (also known as glycogen storage disease type II), mps II (Hunter syndrome), Niemann-Pick Disease, and mps IV (Morquio syndrome). ...

Women in Iraq More Unsafe Than Ever

... "It seems they are trying to make it big for political purposes," said Mohsen Gargari, a Kurdish MP. In an interview, he and two other Kurdish mps condemned Duaa's killing. But they said that in February a Sunni woman had been killed by relatives for having a relationship with a Yazidi man. "Nobo...

Australian Catholics Rebel Over Stem Cell Vote Warning

...ilities are quite grotesque," he said. "I'd be very surprised if they had approval throughout the population." The Anglican church is also asking mps to vote against the bill. But the Minister for Science and Medical Research, Verity Firth, denied scientists would be given carte blanche for res...

Food Ads Prompts Children to Eat More

...can cause serious health and development problems among children. Aric Sigman, a psychologist specialising in health issues, Monday told British mps that children under three should be banned from watching television and that older children should face severe rationing. Over 2,000 obesity exp...

UK Mental Health Reforms Will Do More Harm Than Good, Critics Warn

...he crime because his severe personality disorder was considered untreatable and he could not be detained under the present Mental Health Act. Some mps find the bill 'too draconian' and say it should be about treatment rather than punishment. Mental health law should be about mental health not crimina...

Ever-Controversial Mental Health Act To Be Decided Upon

... Patricia Hewitt, Britain’s Health Secretary called upon mps to support the newly amended Mental Health Act bill yesterday, which she described// as striking the right balance between safeguarding patients’ righ...

MPs Vow to Fight Malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh

...ent is concerned," said Congress MP Sachin Pilot, who was part of a visiting team here last week that also included upcoming Bollywood artistes, young mps and media persons. The team visited Neemchandwa, Rampuira and Patai, which are dominated by impoverished Sahariya tribals. Those who embar...

Indian Parliamentarians Join to Fight Against TB

... A group of Indian mps has come together to launch a fight against tuberc...ous disease every three minutes. Around 20 mps have decided to form a group next month and to per... study the TB situation. On Tuesday, Indian mps Shakeel Ahmad, Karan Singh Yadav, M. Jagannath, R....

British MP Stress the Need to Fight Against TB Jointly With India

...dical Forum Tuesday to form a body to take the battle forward. Indian mps Shakeel Ahemad, Karan Singh Yadav, M. Jagannath, Raman Senthil, and Arvind ...ere has been no new drug and here we must work together." The British mps have so far visited a number of hospitals and TB control program centers in...

Not a Rotten Idea Anymore

...ys as opposed to 89 days by antibiotics, as clinical trials have shown. The mps have argued that if maggots are used in wound treatment, it will result in hospital beds being cleared earlier and put to use for others. The mps are asking the Department of Health to advice NHS Trusts to consider the us...

Smartcard Legislation Fails The Privacy Test - AMA

... AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, today urged Federal mps to vote against the Government’s proposed Health and Social Services Access Card //(Smartcard) legislation because it fails to offer adequate protecti...

Skull and Crossbones on Bidis Likely from April

...rning but said its enforcement could be postponed till May. Lok Sabha mps from various parties protested the move saying it would affect the liveliho...ication, which would be enforced from February 2007. Left and Congress mps supported him and suggested that there could be a written statutory warning...
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