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SLAICO and SCI Form Partnership

Insurance veteran and largest funeral services provider team up to market final expense planning HOUSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Life and Accident Insurance Company and Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI ) have formed a unique partnership through SCI'...

Recd Number of Abstracts Submitted for Sci Cong on Osteoporosis

TORONTO. The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO), the world's largest Scientific congress devoted specifically to the bone disease osteoporosis, opened on Friday June 2, in Toronto, Canada//. Professor Rene Rizzoli, chairman of the IOF WCO Scientific Committee, noted that this year's...

Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride

...ty, enhancing the quality of life for those with spinal cord injury(SCI) through providing adaptive sports equipment, advancing scientific research on sci and supporting the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team. Kelly Brush, together with her family, started the foundation in 2006 after she sustained a severe spinal ...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

... National, in Madison, IL on August 1. Shotgun start will be 12:30pm. About Patrick Rummerfield Patrick Rummerfield is the first fully functional sci quadriplegic in the history of medicine. Following a 1974 car accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down, Patrick entered an uncharted and gr...

Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call

...all/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ) announced it expects to issue a press release wi...arket closes. A conference call will be hosted by sci Management on Thursday, August 6, 2009. Details o...al Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North Ameri...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

...nd, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Citation: Ciolino JB, Hoare TR, Iwata NG, et al. A drug-eluting contact lens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis sci 2009; 50:3346-52. [Note to reporters: A photo of the lens is available from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Pleas...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

...ul Street Baltimore, MD 21218 *Hope Village Comm. Center* 1501 E. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21231 *Friendship Acad of sci & Tech* 801 South Highland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224 *Bethlehem Baptist Church* 6420 Belair Road Baltimore, MD 2120 ...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

...ul Street Baltimore, MD 21218 *Hope Village Comm. Center* 1501 E. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21231 *Friendship Acad of sci & Tech* 801 South Highland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224 *Bethlehem Baptist Church* 6420 Belair Road Baltimore, MD 2120 ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants

...es, also has model systems for brain and spinal injury: Northern New Jersey sci System and Northern New Jersey TBI System, which are funded by major grants...titute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. While there are 14 model sci systems and 14 TBI model systems in the U.S., Kessler Foundation is one of ...

Bone marrow stem cell co-transplantation prevents embryonic stem cell transplant-associated tumors

...udies using embryonic stem cells transplanted into sci laboratory animals, a serious drawback has been th...on, resulting in suppression of tumor formation in sci model mice," said corresponding author Dr. Masahid...o effective medical therapy has been available for sci patients. While ES cells have been thought to repr...

Service Corporation International Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...all/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), a leading provider of deathcare products and se..., and we remain optimistic about the prospects for sci in the future. " REVIEW OF RESULTS FOR FIRS... Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North Ameri...

BioTech Medical Well-Positioned to Immediately Respond to Swine Flu Emergency with SDC-Based SpectraSan 24 Disinfectant

...il outlets in conjunction with our parent company, sci Industries." According to the CDC, person-to-...orth Canton, Ohio based division of privately-held sci Industries, a leading international marketing company. sci distributes hundreds of diversified products aroun...

Swimmer Dara Torres Sports a White Upper Lip to Praise Milk as Her Post-Exercise Fitness Drink

...r J Appl Physiol. 2008;104:633. (5) Elliot TA, et al. Milk ingestion stimulates net muscle protein synthesis following resistance exercise. Med sci Sports Exerc. 2006;38:667. (6) Hartman JW, et al. Consumption of fat-free fluid milk following resistance exercise promotes greater lean mass ac...

VA to Build Stand-Alone Replacement Hospital in Denver

... in Denver will include a 30-bed, state-of-the-art sci center providing services to Veterans throughout V...s parts of five other states. In Denver, 78 sci Veterans who now receive inpatient hospital care a... able to receive their care locally, and 984 other sci patients will no longer have to travel elsewhere f...

Service Corporation International Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Comments on Outlook for 2009

...all/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), a leading provider of deathcare products and se... is clear 2009 will be a challenging year for both sci and the entire global economy. Comparable funeral... Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North Ameri...

Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call

...all/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ) announced it expects to issue a press release wi...arket closes. A conference call will be hosted by sci Management on Thursday, February 26, 2009. Detail...onal Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North Ameri...

Silent Strokes More Common in Younger People Than Thought

... in 1.5 percent of participants. The incidence of sci was more than five times higher in people younger than 65, although both sci and clinical stroke increased with age. And, whil...researchers point out that most people who have an sci will not show obvious symptoms, identifying at-ris...

BioTech Medical LLC Launches Leading Edge 'Powered by SDC' Disinfectant Products

... Medical LLC is a North Canton, Ohio based division of privately-held Suarez Corporation Industries (SCI), a leading international marketing company. sci distributes hundreds of diversified products around the world and has established its success through product innovation and multi-channel marketing. ...

Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

...eb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today ...Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading provider of ...

Service Corporation International Updates Fourth Quarter 2008 Guidance

...Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), a leading provider of deathcare products and services, announced today t... Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading provider of ...

State Health Reforms Progress Despite Ailing Economy

...ashington as states look for remedies for our troubled health system." sci tracked progress in several states in 2008, most notably Massachusetts and ...s in order to help them move health care reform forward at the state level. sci offers an integrated array of policy and technical assistance services and ...

Novartis Oncology Launches GIST Alliance™ for Healthcare Professionals Treating Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

...ors are responsible for predicting relapses after primary tumors resection and for imatinib treatment outcomes in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Med sci Monit. 2007;13(11):CR515-CR522. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NovartisGISTAlliance/01292009/prweb1927714.htm . ...

PEGASYS(R) Proven Effective as Hepatitis C Treatment for Latino Patients, According to Article in The New England Journal of Medicine

...117:163-8. (4) Munoz H, et al. Response to Combination Therapy of Interferon Alfa-2b Plus Ribavirin in Hispanics With Chronic Hepatitis C. PR Health sci J 2004;23:Suppl:61-7. (5) Alter MJ, et al. The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States, 1988 Through 1994. N Engl J Med 1999:...

Flu Season is Tea Time

...ns in tea-beverage prime human Vgamma 2Vdelta 2 T cells in vitro and in vivo for memory and nonmemory antibacterial cytokine responses. Proc Natl Acad sci U S A. 2003 May 13;100(10):6009-14. Epub 2003 Apr 28. CONTACT: Jennifer Krosche / Melissa McAllister Pollock Communications, ...

Kelly Brush Foundation Awards Ski Racing Safety Grants

...y, enhancing the quality of life for those with spinal cord injury (SCI) through providing adaptive sports equipment, advancing scientific research on sci and supporting the U.S. Disabled Ski Team. Kelly Brush, together with her family and friends, started the foundation in 2006 after she sustained a sp...

Service Corporation International Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $150 Million and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

...Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today ...rvice Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading provider of ...

Next 10 years crucial to ensure provision of clean water for future generations

... thirds of its population does not have access to proper sanitation and that 2.1million children die by the age of five due to lack of clean water. sci chief executive Andrew Ladds says: "Water availability, supply and quality are issues facing every one of us the recent unprecedented move to ship cl...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Operational and Financial Results

...dy. The trial will be a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-center, Phase IIb trial in up to 100 subjects with acute cervical sci conducted at up to 80 sites in the United States, Canada, Europe and other selected countries. - We will continue enrollment in the first part o...

Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

... May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today ...rvice Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading provider of ...

Service Corporation International Announces Schedule for Its First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call

..., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ) announced it expects to issue a press release with financial results for ...rvice Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading provider of ...

SCI Real Estate Investments Joins City of Hope to Fight Cancer

...c Paul. Marc Paul is president and co-founder of sci Real Estate Investments and was recently named to ...s associate vice president of development. About sci Real Estate Investments sci is a real estate principal that specializes in buy...

Service Corporation International Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

...Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), which owns and operates funeral service locations and cemeteries, today ...rvice Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading provider of ...

Report Lists Key Policy Questions Facing State, National Health Reform

...h states to plan, execute, and maintain health insurance expansions, as well as to improve the availability and affordability of health care coverage. sci is a national program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation administered by AcademyHealth ( http://www.AcademyHealth.org ) AcademyHealth is the pr...

Service Corporation International to Present at Investor Conferences

...Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ) announced today that Tom Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer, and...rvice Corporation International Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's leading provider of ...

American Diabetes Association Announces Three Year Collaboration With The Dignity Memorial(R) Network

...rth America. It is marketed through a network of independent service providers as well as those owned by Service Corporation International (R), (NYSE: sci ) headquartered in Houston, Texas. The Dignity Memorial network is North America's leading provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery products and se...

Genes That Produce 'skimmed Milk' in Cows Identified

... Herds of cows producing skimmed milk could soon be roaming our pastures, reports Cath ODriscoll in Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the sci . Scientists in New Zealand have discovered that some cows have genes that give them a natural ability to produce skimmed milk and plan to use this in...

Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury can Be Predicted Using MRI

...sibility and extent of neurological recovery after sci can be predicted within 48 hours after injury by r...ategy for patients who may appear to have a severe sci but may indeed have the capacity for substantial n...00,000 people in the United States are living with sci or spinal dysfunction. An estimated 7,800 new case...

Hope After Spinal Cord Injuries

... by which further deteriorates the health of these sci patients. Therefore maintaining the bone integrity...important implications for improving the health of sci patients. After their study, Shields and his c...e early intervention with mechanical loading after sci that is within six months of their injury. Also, t...

JRRD Focuses On Issues Such As Spinal Cord Injury and Prosthetics

...crease genital arousal as compared with manual clitoral stimulation in both sci and nondisabled women. But the difference was not statistically significant...tive is the treatment in patients needing arm-hand reconstruction following sci showed that surgery combined with functional electrical stimulation is nece...
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