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A 'shrimp cocktail' to fuel cars and trucks

Call it a "shrimp cocktail" for your fuel tank. Scientists in China are reporting development of a catalyst made from shrimp shells that could transform production of biodiesel fuel into a faster, less expensive, and more environmentally friendly process. Their study is scheduled for the Aug. 20 i...

Good Nutrition Can Fuel the Whole Family, Even the Four-Legged Members

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, people consider their pets a part of the family, so it is important for them to be cared for in the same way. With more than two-thirds of people(1)()consuming foods with proactive nutrients each month, it's only natural dog owne...

UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells

University of Georgia researchers have developed a successful way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges, a first step in developing biological fuel cells that could power pacemakers, cochlear implants and prosthetic limbs. The journal Chemical Science calls the technique...

Three New ZonePerfect(R) Dark Chocolate Nutrition Bar Flavors Fuel Satisfying and Delicious Snacking

Abbott Expands ZonePerfect Nutrition Bar Line to Meet Demand for Dark Chocolate by Active, On-the-Go Consumers COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: ABT ) - Fueled by demand for nutritious, yet delicious snacks, Abbott today announced the introduction of three new flav...

Blue Highway Selects Invention Machine Goldfire to Fuel Product Pipeline and Sustain Breakthrough Innovation

BOSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Invention Machine , a leading provider of innovation software, today announced that it has been selected by Blue Highway LLC to help transform ideas into commercial products that will drive radical innovation in medical diagnostics. A Welch Allyn company, Blue...

Rising Demand and Government Backing Fuel European Document Management Systems Market

LONDON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Document management systems offer the ability to plan, communicate and evaluate the quality of patient care. While integration, security and privacy pose challenges, the technology reduces medical errors, promotes patient safety and satisfaction and improves the...

Targeted nanospheres find, penetrate, then fuel burning of melanoma

HOUSTON - Hollow gold nanospheres equipped with a targeting peptide find melanoma cells, penetrate them deeply, and then cook the tumor when bathed with near-infrared light, a research team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reported in the Feb. 1 issue of C...

UTSA receives federal funding for fossil fuel research

San Antonio -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received another boost toward top tier status. UTSA's College of Engineering has been awarded a $199,884, 24-month grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to study energy combustion. "This is one of the first grants we have receive...

Physician Staffing Trends and Hospitalist Jobs Fuel Growth at Locum Leaders

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Locum Leaders ( http://www.locumleaders.com ), a leading physician and nurse recruiting firm specializing in temporary medical staffing, known as locum tenens, is projecting rapid growth in 2009. The company's positive outlook is fueled by increased indu...

Lactic acid found to fuel tumors

DURHAM, N.C., and BRUSSELS, BELGIUM A team of researchers at Duke University Medical Center and the Universit catholique de Louvain (UCL) has found that lactic acid is an important energy source for tumor cells. In further experiments, they discovered a new way to destroy the most hard-to-kill, d...

An 'Unconventional' Fuel at an Unbelievable Price: Minnesota Station Cuts Cost of E85 by $1 Per Gallon

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Holiday Stationstore at 2660 Eagan Woods Drive in the Saint Paul suburb of Eagan will reduce the price of E85 by a dollar a gallon on Wednesday, September 3, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The promotion is timed to occur during the Republican Nat...

St. Helena's Hospital Orders New Model 400kW Fuel Cell From UTC Power

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX ) company, today announced it will supply St. Helena Hospital in California's Napa Valley with its new, next-generation fuel cell, the PureCell(R) Model 400 system, which will be in full production ...

Drink and drugs fuel Scottish suicide and homicide rates

Alcohol and drug misuse mean Scots are almost twice as likely to kill or take their own life compared to people living in England and Wales, research published today (Monday, June 16) reveals. The findings by The University of Manchester's National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide...

Primary Tumors Fuel Growth of Cancer Cells

Finding suggests interception of this signal may thwart metastases, study says THURSDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Primary tumors can fuel the growth of stray cancer cells elsewhere in the body, say researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In experiments with mice...

Video: Ocean Spray Revitalizes Americans Naturally With Free Fuel for Their Bodies

Richard Simmons Kicks-Off National Sampling Initiative with a Cranergy(TM) Fuel Station in NYC's Penn Station LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Spray today announces its campaign to energize the country and lift people from America's other energy crisis...

Yeast gives rise to new concept: cell fuel is 'brains' behind division

With the cost of diesel and gasoline getting nearer to the hourly minimum wage, too bad the fuel doesnt do more work - like deciding what route to take and pressing the gas pedal. While that concept isnt likely to work for vehicle fuel, a new study has found that it is, in fact, what goes on ...

Nature Made(R) Liquid Softgels Help Fuel Oprah's 'A New Earth' Web Event

New Line of Easy to Swallow and Formulated for Easy Absorption Vitamins Allows Class Participants to Download Free Weekly Classes at Oprah.com and iTunes NORTHRIDGE, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting April 1, consumers who miss Oprah Winfrey and Eckhart...

The Blessing of a Brain Injury: Author Survives Injury to Brain Following Stroke, Uses Injury as Fuel to Overcome Odds

EDMONTON, Alberta, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- What would you do if you suddenly found yourself unable to walk or talk? Tommy Beel ate properly, never smoked, wasn't a drinker, exercised and got an adequate amount of sleep each night. At the young age of 32, he suffered a stroke. In his new book, ...

Lack of HIV prevention for male sex workers in the Caribbean could fuel AIDS epidemic

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Male sex tourists, largely from the United States and Europe, may be fueling an HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean, and efforts to stop the epidemic will be severely hampered unless HIV prevention dollars are diverted to help male prostitutes, a new study suggests. Additional...

New study likely to fuel debate over annual physical exams

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24 While most patients and physicians believe its important for adults to have an annual physical exam, theres growing debate about this conventional wisdom. A new study published in the Sept. 24 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine raises serious questions about the hefty...

Renewable Fuel Chopper Raffle Nets $113,000 for American Lung Association Clean Air Choice Program

AMES, Iowa, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Michael Murphy of Seymour, Iowa, was handed the keys to the E85-powered "Renewable Energy Chopper" during the halftime of the September 15th Iowa vs. Iowa State football game, he wasn't the only beneficiary of the "Join the Ride, Iowa" raffl...

Food Additives Could Fuel Hyperactivity in Kids

Study makes first link between colorings, preservatives and behavioral woes THURSDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Some common food colorings and preservatives appear to increase the risk of hyperactive behavior among children, British researchers report. The link between food additi...

New Survey Shows School Kids 'Wagging' Breakfast Are Missing Healthy Brain Fuel

A national survey from MBF has found that up to 42% of children skip breakfast before going to school, claiming there is "no time" to eat or they are "too tired" which could be resulting in reduced learning and attention in the classroom. Sydney, NSW...

School kids 'wagging' breakfast are missing healthy brain fuel

The national MBF Healthwatch survey has revealed that a disturbing number of children 'wag' breakfast claiming there is 'no time' to eat, they are 'too tired' or 'can't be bothered' having a meal before going to school. The survey found that 22% of parents interviewed said their children skip b...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

Hydrogen fuel is poised to be the new fuel of the future. This fuel emits no pollution and is the right fuel to fight against climate change . A car running on hydrogen fuel does not emit any pollutant like carbon dioxide, sulphur or particles. The only emission from the exhaust pipe of a h...

Researchers Discover Starch Cocktail Fuel for green Car

A US researcher has discovered a cocktail of enzymes that converts starchy syrups into carbon dioxide and hydrogen, and the latter can be fed into a fuel cell to run an electric car, or even used in an ordinary combustion engine. The method hinges on a mixture of 13 enzymes, normally foun...

Sugary Beverages Fuel the Obesity Epidemic

Over the past 20 years or so, Americans have developed quite the sweet tooth, with an annual consumption of sweeteners at about 100 pounds per person. During these// same years, many more Americans—particularly children—have become overweight and obese. Added sweeteners, such as high-fructose corn ...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

Imagine if all the vehicles in the world could run using a pollution free energy source.// This is no science fiction. Researchers from Stanford are just working towards this solution to look at making hydrogen fuel cells. Hydrogen would be pumped into fuel cells and the hydrogen would reacts wit...

Jets Can Now Be Propelled By Coal-based Fuel

A fuel derived from bituminous coal, which is comparable to Jet A or military JP 8, has been successfully tested in a helicopter jet engine and can now be used for propelling the jets in future, according to a Penn State fuel scientist. // "Because the fuel is 50 percent derived from coal, it...

Air Methods Reports 2Q2009 Results and 3Q2009 Update

...et income was primarily attributed to decreases in fuel and maintenance expenditures which improved margin... to $561 as compared with the prior-year quarter. fuel expense decreased $2.7 million or 49% during the quarter, while fuel costs per patient transport decreased 42% to $241 ...

Does Facebook usage contribute to jealousy in relationships?

...ikely they are to feel jealous toward their romantic partners, leading to more time on Facebook searching for additional information that will further fuel their jealousy, in an escalating cycle that may become addictive, according to a study reported in CyberPsychology & Behavior , a peer-reviewed journ...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

...a new alternative for their long-term contraception needs. Finally, we remain committed to developing new products to complement our current lines and fuel our long-term growth objectives, and our cash flows from operations and balance sheet continue to remain very strong." Third quarter revenue o...

Scientists learn why even treated genital herpes sores boost the risk of HIV infection

...in that commonly occur during sex. "Additionally," the authors continue, "the close proximity to DC-SIGN-expressing DCs [dendritic cells] is likely to fuel these embers and provide a mechanism for more efficient localized spread of initial infection." The investigators conclude that reducing the HSV-2-as...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Conference Call and Webcast of Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...inflammation, ocular pain, glaucoma, allergy, and dry eye. The Company currently markets three products and is developing a strong product pipeline to fuel future growth and market share, thereby continuing its growth to become the leading niche ophthalmic pharmaceutical company in the U.S. For additional...

Physicians Prompt Care Health Clinic Opens in Orland Park JEWEL-OSCO(R)

...eading position in Chicago, Jewel-Osco stores offer consumers the convenience of combined grocery and pharmacy retail, in addition to services such as fuel centers at select locations. Originally established in 1899, the company and its associates remain committed to the communities they serve. For more...

Hospira Reports Second-Quarter 2009 Results

...nings, and significant progress toward our Project fuel initiatives," said Christopher B. Begley, chairman...arnings per share related to the company's Project fuel initiatives. Net sales increased 6.1 perce...trative (SG&A) expenses as a result of Project fuel initiatives; and lower research and development (R...

Driven by Launch of Emerging Therapies, Overall Prostate Cancer Drug Market Will Increase by $2 Billion Through 2018

...ugh 2018, the launches of Provenge, Roche/Chugai's Avastin, AstraZeneca's zibotentan, Johnson & Johnson's abiraterone and Algeta's Alpharadin will fuel market growth. Specifically, sales of Avastin will be driven by its use in combination with Taxotere and sales of Alpharadin will be driven by its use...

RadioShack Partners With Seven-Time Tour de France Winner Lance Armstrong to Form New Cycling Team in 2010

...aise money for the fight against cancer. "RadioShack's sponsorship will help spread the spirit of the LIVE STRONG Global Cancer Campaign and fuel its efforts make cancer a global priority. The cancer community salutes RadioShack's efforts and the investment they are making in support of 28 mill...

Injection May Heal Damaged Heart

...efects. In a study on mice, they showed that neuregulin 1 (NRG1), a growth factor involved in the development of the heart and nervous system, can fuel heart-muscle growth and recovery of cardiac function when injected after a heart attack. This is a significant development because coronary heart ...

Twinlab's(R) Mobile Beach Bash Heats Up After a Successful Kick-Off of the 2009 RateYourAbs.com Contest

...ugh September 13, 2009. "Twinlab's Ripped fuel products are all about helping people get the lean...plements in the industry for over a decade, Ripped fuel products offer trusted performance for people seek...mprove tone and definition. * Ripped Fuel, Ripped fuel 5X, and Ripped...
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