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Global Emission of CO2 Rising Three Fold Than Anticipated

Global emissions of carbon dioxide are increasing three times faster than previously thought, and the bulk of the rise coming from developing countries , a new study by a an international team of scientists from the US, Britain, France and Australia has found. According to the study, carbon...

Paid-For Sex Rates In Britain Has Increased Two Fold Over The Past 10 Years

A recent survey done to evaluate the prevalence of paid-sex in Britain projects alarming results showing the rates have indeed doubled over the past decade. The survey was conducted amongst 11,000 British adults // between 1990 and 2000. The study participants were required to provide details ...

Novel Technique Can Enhance Stem Cell Multiplication By 30 Fold

A novel method which can aid in the multiplication of adult stem cells, yielding a 30 fold enhanced harvest has been discovered.// This finding could eventually pave way for the development of refinement in bone transplantation and gene therapy techniques. The use of adult stem cells is encou...

11th Annual Light the Night Date Announced

...S has invested more than $600 million in research; nearly $71.4 million in fiscal year 2008 alone. Survival rates for blood cancers have increased 2-4 fold over the last 40 years. Nearly 1 million volunteers from all walks of life give generously of their time and talents to implement LLS's programs. ...

FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...ial was ended early. Patients on INVEGA SUSTENNA experienced a significant delay in time to relapse compared to placebo. Patients on placebo had a 3.6 fold higher incidence of experiencing relapse versus INVEGA SUSTENNA. As such, INVEGA SUSTENNA has the potential to be of tremendous benefit for physicians...

FDA Approves Sculptra(R)Aesthetic, a Facial Injectable for Correction of Nasolabial Folds and Other Facial Wrinkles

...) for the correction of shallow to deep nasolabial fold (smile lines) contour deficiencies and other facia...ved collagen for the treatment of their nasolabial fold wrinkles. Sculptra(R)Aesthetic was admini...s for the correction of shallow to deep nasolabial fold contour deficiencies using a deep dermal grid patt...

PharmaTelevision Launches New Premium Content Service

...ow in its 17th year PharmaVentures is based in Oxford, UK, employs over 50 people mostly educated to PhD or above, and has increased its turnover five fold with 80% of revenues from outside the UK. With offices in the USA and Australia, the Company works for a variety of clients from start-ups to global c...

Physics research with atomic force microscope could lead to better health care

...f chemical bonds is fundamentally important because it's the kind of knowledge no one has ever measured on this scale," he said. "Proteins constantly fold and unfold. A folded protein is the one that's biologically active and performing a function. So any problems during its folding and unfolding transla...

Coapt Systems, Inc. Launches Hydrelle(TM) a New, FDA-Approved Dermal Filler with Lidocaine for Significant Wrinkle Correction and Greater Patient Comfort

...nt and rapid recovery. NovielleTM biocompatible hydrogel injectable fillers can provide immediate voice restoration for patients suffering from vocal fold insufficiency. Coapt Systems is venture-backed and headquartered in Palo Alto, California. For more information, please visit www.coaptsystems.com...

Over 60 percent of all US bankruptcies attributable to medical problems

...s in 2001 and 2007, the share of bankruptcies attributable to medical problems rose by 49.6%. The odds that a bankruptcy had a medical cause were 2.38 fold higher in 2007 than in 2001. According to the study, a number of circumstances propelled many middle-class, insured Americans into bankruptcy. For ...

The vulnerable cancer cell

...ut two years ago. The team's interest in leukemias informed their decision to focus on using short hairpin RNAs (shRNAs) -- single strands of RNA that fold back on themselves -- to selectively knock down the activity of serine/threonine kinases and tyrosine kinases. In recent years, kinase inhibitors have...

Icahn Issues Open Letter to Amylin Shareholders

...ved as a director of, including casino companies, oil & gas businesses, railcar interests and Icahn Enterprises to name a few, have increased many fold in value during that same timespan, yet they fail to mention any of these investments. Furthermore, Amylin selectively omits mention of the numer...

Is There a Nutritional Upside to a Down Economy?

... tortillas. Stuff It: Layer chicken, avocado, red pepper, red onion and salad greens down center of each tortilla. Wrap It: Roll and fold the filled tortilla. VEGETABLE MEDLEY SAUTE Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 6 minutes 2 Tbsp. Shedd's Spread Country Crock(R) Calc...

Over 3,000 Skin Cancer Patients Treated with the TOPEX System.............

...squamous cell carcinomas, especially for those skin conditions requiring difficult or extensive surgery in sensitive head and neck regions such as the fold in the nose, eyelids, lips, corners of the mouth and the lining of the ear that would otherwise lead to a poor cosmetic outcome. The TOPEX treatment p...

Study in pregnant women suggests probiotics may help ward off obesity

...searchers weighed the women at the start of the study. At the end of the study they weighed them again and measured their waist circumference and skin fold thickness. The results were adjusted for weight at the start of the study. Central obesity - defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more or a...

Study Results Published in CUTIS Demonstrate Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Vectical(TM) (calcitriol) Ointment 3 mcg/g in the Management of Mild-to-Moderate Plaque Psoriasis

...n in clinical trials to be well-tolerated, even when used on sensitive skin fold areas. Vectical(TM) Ointment is now available by prescription in pharm...ucts, which have been shown to be irritating when applied to sensitive skin fold areas. Important Safety Information About Vectical(TM) (calcitriol) O...

Dark hair? Don't burn? Your genes may still put you at risk for melanoma

...increased risk among those with dark eye color (3.2-fold increase), who did not freckle (8-fold increase), who tanned after repeated sun exposure (2.4 fold increase) or who tanned immediately without burning (9.5-fold increase). People with these characteristics are usually thought to be at reduced risk f...

Singers Hit High Notes in Free Voice Screening at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

...rehensive voice exam is a smart way to ensure a singing career over the long term," he said. Asked to hit high and low notes, each singer's vocal fold was simultaneously photographed and recorded during a thorough, half-hour assessment by one of three speech language pathologists. Then, each singer ...

New Research Shows Tree Nuts May Play an Important Role in the Health of People With Diabetes

...art of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease." Interestingly, individuals with Type 2 diabetes have a 2-8 fold higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared with nondiabetic individuals of similar age, sex and ethnicity. According to Maureen Te...

Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Says There are No Substitutes for Cosmetic Injections, Offers Solutions

...Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank, 2008. (2) Kane, Michael. The Botox Book, St. Marten Press, 2002. (3) Persistence and Improvement of Nasolabial fold Correction with Nonanimal-Stabilized Hyaluronic Acid 100,000 Gel Particles/mL Filler on Two Retreatment Schedules: Results up to 18 months on Two Retr...

Plastic Surgeon Allan Parungao, MD, FACS, Announces Clinical Trial of Juvderm Technique to Treat Root Cause of Midface Sagging, without Surgery

...nia nurse-injector Leslie Fletcher, RN, involves injecting Juvéderm in strategic locations above the NLFs. "Rather than correcting the fold itself, the JuMiR technique corrects the loss of midface volume that causes deepening NLFs," says Maloto. "Essentially, JuMiR uses Juv&eacut...

Patient Infection Rates Controlled by Unique Program at Outpatient Cancer Clinic

...nception three years ago. "Our rates of infection appear to be several fold lower than those seen at comparable institutions," said Corey Casper, M.D.,...respiratory viruses such as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has fallen 20 fold due to a novel program that screens every person entering the building in t...

Print Media Under Siege - Are Readers Disappearing?

...reports on the closing and downsizing of many U.S. newspapers just a day after 24/7 Wall St. issued its list of 10 major daily papers most likely to fold or shut their print operations and only publish online. While the New York Times reports that three papers are ceasing to print hard copies, 24/7 ...

NorthShore University HealthSystem Only Hospital in the Region to Use Incisionless Procedure to Reduce Weight Regain

...less procedure, a small, flexible endoscope and surgical tools are inserted through the mouth and into the stomach pouch. The tools are used to grasp, fold and stitch tissue to reduce the diameter of the stomach opening and the volume of the stomach pouch. No cuts are made into the patient’s skin du...

Alcohol types and socioeconomic status are associated with Barrett's esophagus risk

... beverages, including vitamin supplement use. In addition, higher education level is inversely related to the risk. People with BE have a 30 to 125 fold increased risk of developing EAC compared to the general population. The incidence of EAC has increased by more than 500 percent in the last three dec...

Former Medical Director Speaks Out About Medicare Fraud

... abuse by companies who make and market defective equipment is not being dealt with as urgently as it is needed. In a few years there will be a 3 to 4 fold increase in Baby Boomers of Medicare age. Without definitive action, the Medicare Trust Fund could be depleted as early as 2012 or as late as 2020. I...

New Technology May Boost Artificial Arms

...gests that relocated nerves are allowing the brain to communicate directly with artificial arms, allowing patients to do things like peel a banana and fold laundry. "In the simplest terms, it's a better tool," said study lead author Dr. Todd A. Kuiken, director of the Neural Engineering Center for Arti...

Wake Up Your Relationship With a Good Night in Bed This Valentine's Day

... adjustments can make it possible for a person who craves heat and a person who craves cool to sleep side by side comfortably. -- Double fold the blankets so there is more coverage on one side. -- Invest in a dual-control electric blanket or a twin-size electric blanket for ...

Bausch & Lomb's Crystalens to be Featured in Florida Advertising Campaign.

...ditional mass media. The advertising campaign, which has resumed its run in Dallas, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina and St. Louis, generated a ten fold increase in traffic to the website, resulting in increased sales for Crystalens. "We are very pleased that our company has invested in this dire...

Galderma Wins FDA Approval for Vectical(TM) Ointment, a Novel Topical Therapy for Mild-to-Moderate Plaque Psoriasis

...wn in clinical trials to be well-tolerated even when used on sensitive skin fold areas. "Because psoriasis is a chronic disease, topical products tha...ucts, which have been shown to be irritating when applied to sensitive skin fold areas. "The approval of Vectical(TM) Ointment is a welcome addition ...

AllHealthcareJobs.com Achieves a 4-fold Growth for a Second Year in a Row

...e job seekers 4-fold in both 2007 and again in 2008. In addition, AllHealthcaeJobs.com achieved very strong growth in website traffic - better than 3 fold - in 2008, from 110,000 to over 350,000 unique monthly visits. Cardiff, CA (PRWEB) February 2, 2009 -- AllHealthcareJobs.co...

Enzyme with a sugar antenna

...ups could be easily removed afterwards. Thanks to sophisticated techniques, the team was finally able to correctly attach the individual fragments, fold the enzyme into its natural form, and correctly couple the cysteines into disulfide bridges to form a functional RNase C. ...

E. coli persists against antibiotics through HipA-induced dormancy

...ay crystallography to determine and then compare the structures of several HipA complexes, they showed that HipA has a serine/threonine protein kinase fold and that it binds tightly to adenosine triphosphate (ATP), a common characteristic of kinases. Phosphorylation occurs when an enzyme binds to both ATP...

Dr. Sherrell Aston Addresses the Popularity of Dermal Fillers and Possible Long Term Side Effects

...sible safety concerns regarding the use of dermal fillers. Although the injections have been approved to fill in severe wrinkles around the nasolabial fold (the creases running from the nose to the corners of the mouth), the FDA is concerned that their extensive use in other situations may present new saf...

Research on the effects of stem cell source and patient age on transplantation outcomes

...se of 160 (range 41 to 382), meaning that for every one CD34+ cell, there were 160 CD34+ cells after the culture, with an average total nucleated cell fold increase of 660 (range 146 to 1496). A control group of 17 patients underwent an identical transplant regimen, but received two non-cultured cord bloo...

Study strengthens link between tobacco smoke and behavioral problems in boys with asthma

... exposure did not lead to an increase in behavioral problems among them, investigators said. In boys, however, behavioral problems increased about two fold with each doubling in their tobacco smoke exposure, said Dr. Yolton. There have been studies involving adults and animals pointing to a difference ...

Researchers identify how binge drinking may drive heart disease

... genetic expression of TNFα, an important driver of several aspects of inflammation in blood vessels, in endothelial cells increased by about 2.5 fold in the presence of acetaldehyde (10M). Given the above results, it is not surprising that the addition of acetaldehyde increased the overall adhesion ...

Acumen Fund Announces New Investments In Pakistan To Build Scalable Business That Serve The Poor

... Drip will make them less dependent on rain as a source of irrigation and allow them to farm all year round, often boosting their income three to four fold in one year. 80% of the farmers in these areas where Micro Drip operates live on less than $1 per day, making them some of the most economically inse...

No Need to Forego Nutrition in Tight Economic Times

...xture is hot and most of sauce is absorbed. Season with salt and pepper. On work surface, lay out tortillas. Place 3/4 cup hot turkey mixture on each; fold and roll up as for burritos. Cut in halves and place on serving plates. Accompany with sour cream, if desired Makes four main-dish servings Nutrit...

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...tion center" concluded Del Chiaro. The eight new distribution supplies are Duplex Shipping Label With Packing Slip, Integrated Sheet Labels, fold Under Label With Packing Slip, Thermal Roll Labels, Thermal Transfer Ribbons, Laser Cut Sheet Labels, Pin Feed Computer Labels and a wide variety of c...
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