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American CareSource Holdings Increases ACS Network's Convenience and Quality With MinuteClinic Signing

DALLAS and WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- American CareSource Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANCI ), the nation's leading ancillary health care system, today announced the expansion of its ancillary services provider network with the signing of MinuteClinic, the pioneer and largest prov...

Media invited to ACS Webinar on financing tips for start-ups and small businesses

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2009 News media covering chemical sciences, small business and entrepreneurships are invited to join an American Chemical Society (ACS) Small & Medium Business Webinar on opportunities for creating small business ventures for professionals, scientists and entrepreneurs. ...

News media registration opens for ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC, Aug. 16-20

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2009 News media registration for one of 2009's largest and most important scientific meetings is now open. The 238th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will be held Aug. 16-20, 2009, in Washington, D.C. More than 11,000 scientists and others a...

Media invited to ACS Webinar on chemistry and entreprenuership and small/medium business

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2009 News media covering the chemical sciences, small businesses, and entrepreneurships are invited to join an American Chemical Society (ACS) Small & Medium Business Webinar Series on technology commercialization in lean times. Scheduled for Thursday, April 23 from 2 ...

MIT scientist launches special nanoscience symposia at ACS National Meeting

SALT LAKE CITY, March 22, 2009 Angela M. Belcher, Ph.D., a noted scientist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will deliver the Keynote Address in Nanoscience here today at the American Chemical Society's 237th National Meeting. Her presentation will launch more than 135 sympos...

New Editor, New Vision for ACS Surgery

BC Decker Inc, publisher of the acclaimed general surgical reference, ACS Surgery, is honored to announce the appointment of Stanley W. Ashley, MD, FACS as the new Editor-in-Chief Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2009 -- BC Decker Inc, publisher of the acclaimed gener...

ACS to Provide HSA Product to Regence; ACS HSA Solution Now Offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans in 28 States

DALLAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS ) today announced that it will provide Regence with Health Savings Account (HSA) administration services for its members in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and select counties of Washington. Regence members will be offer...

News and features abound at ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, April 6-10

NEW ORLEANS Blood from the American crocodile the creature feared for attacks on people and pets may have a new role as a medical lifesaver. Crime scene investigators get a more accurate test for gunshot residue. How research on clay is pointing the way to new rub-on medicines for stubborn anti...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

...iliated Computer Services Inc. and leader of the health futures practice at acs Healthcare Solutions in Chicago. "People are already strapped to get a d...er, Affiliated Computer Services Inc., and leader, health futures practice, acs Healthcare Solutions, Chicago; David Chin, M.D., principal and leader, Heal...

Effient(TM) is Now Available in Pharmacies

... "Before Effient was available, physicians and patients had limited antiplatelet therapy options. Effient is a new treatment option to help reduce an acs patient's risk of having a heart attack or stent thrombosis after PCI," said Dr. Dean Kereiakes, medical director at The Christ Hospital Heart and Vas...

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ACS in Medical Technology

Schering-Plough Announces Results of the Early ACS Trial

Early Use of INTEGRILIN(R) Investigational Dosing is Not Superior to Delayed Provisional Use in Patients with High-Risk Acute Coronary Syndrome, Study Finds KENILWORTH, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a study presented today at the 58th annual Scientific Sessions of the American ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease

...eviewed safety and biologic activity data from the VIA-2291 Phase 2 CEA and acs trials with the FDA and received guidance including suggestions from the Ag...espect to the safety and efficacy of VIA-2291; -- if the results of the acs and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised or ...

Boehringer Ingelheim to Present New Phase II Clinical Data on Two Lead Oncology Compounds at ASCO 2009

...ommon cancer in women. Additionally, approximately 204,000 new cases were diagnosed worldwide and 125,000 women died from the disease in 2002.(14) The acs estimates that about 21,650 new cases of ovarian cancer were diagnosed in the United States (U.S.) during 2008. Only forty-five percent of women with ...

Anthera's Varespladib Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase 2 FRANCIS Trial for the Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome

...ducted when 500 patients reached at least eight weeks of treatment after an acs event. In addition to meeting the primary endpoint, additional efficacy an...improve outcomes in a high-risk patient population immediately following an acs event," said Paul F. Truex, President and Chief Executive Officer of Anther...

New Analysis Evaluated Impact of Genetic Variation on Response to Prasugrel

...2007 (Vol. 357 No.20), compared prasugrel with clopidogrel in patients with acs undergoing PCI. In the primary analysis of the study, prasugrel reduced the...y or totally block the blood supply to the heart resulting in ACS.(6) Many acs patients are managed with PCI, which usually includes a stent placement. ...

Following Encouraging Results Anthera to Continue IMPACTS Trial for the Prevention of Acute Chest Syndrome in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

...cally indicative of inflammation. Presently A-002 is being examined in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) for a reduction in secondary MACE. acs is a heart condition characterized by chest pain occurring at rest or upon minimal exertion. This condition is also referred to as unstable angina. I...

FDA Stem Cell Approval Breakthrough Laudable

...he expert commentary we're seeing surrounding the FDA's action is misleading." Christian Drapeau, an early advocate of ASC science, posits that acs are showing the greatest potential for scientific and medical advances. Drapeau says that ASC can be a safer alternative to Embryonic Stem Cell...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results of Phase 2 Studies of VIA-2291 in Patients With Serious Cardiovascular Disease

...ntreal and principal investigator of the VIA- 2291 acs trial. "These data support further clinical develo... development and progression of atherosclerosis. acs and CEA Study Designs The acs Phase 2 study of VIA-2291 was designed to establis...

Daiichi Sankyo and Lilly Respond to Speculation on Status of Prasugrel New Drug Application

...t in the overall benefit-risk profile of prasugrel, and we believe this drug should be approved so that we can bring this valuable treatment option to acs patients, a population at risk for further cardiovascular events." "The FDA can schedule an Advisory Committee at any time during the review of an a...

Young Women Diagnosed with Early-Stage Breast Cancer More Likely to Die than Older Women

...rs and compared them with older women with Stage I cancers. They performed the same review for Stages II, III, and IV. In the study presented at the acs Clinical Congress, Dr. Margenthaler said she was surprised to learn that the highest mortality disparity between young and older women was actually in...
ACS in Medical Products

IMA ACB Test COBAS Mira Plus, 100T

Description:...normal level several hours after cessation of ischemia. IMA can be used in conjunction with electrocardiogram (ECG) and troponin as an aid to rule out acs at presentation-saving time, resources and money....
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

IMA ACB Test INTEGRA 700/800

Description:...normal level several hours after cessation of ischemia. IMA can be used in conjunction with electrocardiogram (ECG) and troponin as an aid to rule out acs at presentation-saving time, resources and money....
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

IMA ACB Test Beckman LX 20

Description:...normal level several hours after cessation of ischemia. IMA can be used in conjunction with electrocardiogram (ECG) and troponin as an aid to rule out acs at presentation-saving time, resources and money....
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

IMA ACB Test Controls

Description:...normal level several hours after cessation of ischemia. IMA can be used in conjunction with electrocardiogram (ECG) and troponin as an aid to rule out acs at presentation-saving time, resources and money....
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

IMA ACB Test Hitachi 911

Description:...normal level several hours after cessation of ischemia. IMA can be used in conjunction with electrocardiogram (ECG) and troponin as an aid to rule out acs at presentation-saving time, resources and money....
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

IMA ACB Test 917/MODULAR P

Description:...normal level several hours after cessation of ischemia. IMA can be used in conjunction with electrocardiogram (ECG) and troponin as an aid to rule out acs at presentation-saving time, resources and money....
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

IMA ACB Test Control Set

Description:...normal level several hours after cessation of ischemia. IMA can be used in conjunction with electrocardiogram (ECG) and troponin as an aid to rule out acs at presentation-saving time, resources and money....
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

Central Retinal (ACS)

Description:...tion and increased stereopsis, the Central Retinal acs is best suited for detailed visualization to the e...e equator. (ACS) AutoClave Sterilizable Lenses The acs Vitrectomy Lenses from Volk can be safely steam-st... can withstand exposure to bleach and alcohol. The acs designs decrease processing time through steam-ste...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

clariVit Central Mag. (ACS)

Description:... These patented acs lenses offer the high resolution, high magnificati...r for use. (ACS) AutoClave Sterilizable Lenses The acs Vitrectomy Lenses from Volk can be safely steam-st... can withstand exposure to bleach and alcohol. The acs designs decrease processing time through steam-ste...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Mini Quad® (ACS)

Description:... The MiniQuad acs allows visualization of virtually the entire retin... with air. (ACS) AutoClave Sterilizable Lenses The acs Vitrectomy Lenses from Volk can be safely steam-st... can withstand exposure to bleach and alcohol. The acs designs decrease processing time through steam-ste...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

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ACS in Biological News

New 'chemical radar' among national security innovations in ACS podcast

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2008 As the anniversary of the September 11 attacks approaches, the American Chemical Society (ACS) has issued a new podcast describing an array of technologies to help assure personal safety and national security. The podcast is the sixth episode in ACS's acclaimed Global ...

News tips from ACS Nano

Highlights from the American Chemical Society journal, ACS Nano , are now available on EurekAlert!. Below is a link to the May 2008 edition. In the current issue we learn: That solar cells made from solution-cast quantum dots could increase power conversion efficiencies in the infrared r...

Pinhead-size worms + robot = new antibiotics

...are describing successful use of a test that enlists pinhead-sized worms in efforts to discover badly needed new antibiotics. Their study appeared in acs Chemical Biology , a monthly journal. Frederick Ausubel and colleagues note in the new study that existing methods for identifying germ-fighting d...

ACS Technologies(TM) Selects M2SYS for Innovative Biometric Software

...nced today that it has finalized an agreement with acs Technologies, the leading provider of information ...izations. Through the terms of the agreement, acs Technologies will be offering Bio-SnapON(TM), a ro...ven, enterprise-ready biometric software with each acs Technologies application without requiring any cod...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

... ADVANCE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michael Bernstein acs News Service Phone: 202-872-6042 Fax: 202-872-43... Journalists' Resources Save the Date: acs August National Meeting Join more than 11,000 sc...tory, send an e-mail to m_bernstein@acs.org . acs pressroom blog The American Chemical Society's O...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

..." to sniff out kidney disease in exhaled breath acs Nano Scientists in Israel have identified the...e stages. Their report is in the current issue of acs Nano , a monthly journal. In the new study, Ho... ADVANCE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michael Bernstein acs News Service Phone: 202-872-6042 Fax: 202-872-43...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

... Toward new drugs that turn genes on and off acs Chemical Biology Scientists in Michigan and ... disease. Their report is in the current issue of acs Chemical Biology , a monthly journal. In the st... ADVANCE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michael Bernstein acs News Service Phone: 202-872-6042 Fax: 202-872-43...

Small molecules mimic natural gene regulators

...lator of gene expression. The research, by associate professor of chemistry Anna Mapp and coworkers, is described in the current issue of the journal acs Chemical Biology . Molecules that can prompt genes to be active are called transcriptional activators because they influence transcription---the fi...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 27, 2009

...immense potential" in prevention of blood clots acs Nano Scientists are reporting discovery of a.... Their study, scheduled for the June 23 issue of acs Nano , a monthly journal, involves particles of si... ADVANCE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michael Bernstein acs News Service Phone: 202-872-6042 Fax: 202-872-43...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...dental cavities has ingredients from human body acs Applied Materials & Interfaces Scientists...ay. Their study appears in the current edition of acs Applied Materials & Interfaces , a monthly journal... ADVANCE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michael Bernstein acs News Service Phone: 202-872-6042 Fax: 202-872-43...
ACS in Biological Technology

Informex Rebrands Into Separate Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemical Segments to Better Serve Exhibitors and Attendees

...sing sustainable and green chemistry products, technologies and services. * Green Chemistry Breakfast Briefing developed in partnership with the acs Green Chemistry Institute. * Specialty Chemical Pavilion featuring companies serving the specialty and industrial chemical markets. I...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Receives Anticipated Notice From NASDAQ

... the results of our clinical trials, including without limitation, with respect to the safety and efficacy of VIA-2291; if the results of the acs and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised, interpreted differently by regulatory authorities or negated by later stage clinical t...

VIA Pharmaceuticals' DGAT1 Inhibitors Featured in American Diabetes Association Poster Presentation

...of our clinical trials, including without limitation, with respect to the safety and efficacy of VIA-2291; -- if the results of the acs and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised or negated by authorities or by later stage clinical trials; ...

Multiple Types of Heart Attacks Reduced by Prasugrel in TRITON-TIMI 38 Trial

...2007 (Vol. 357 No.20), compared prasugrel with clopidogrel in patients with acs undergoing PCI. In the primary analysis of the study, prasugrel reduced the...y or totally block the blood supply to the heart, resulting in ACS.(8) Many acs patients are managed with PCI, which usually includes a stent placement. ...

Inexpensive plastic used in CDs could improve aircraft, computer electronics

...upervisor Werner Blau and his group in the department of physics at Trinity College Dublin have come out with similar findings recently in the journal acs Nano. Both groups really have been pushing hard in the area of polymer nanotube composites during the course of the last decade. Curran said his gro...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Complete Enrollment in FDG-PET Phase 2 Study of VIA-2291 in Cardiovascular Patients

...of our clinical trials, including without limitation, with respect to the safety and efficacy of VIA-2291; -- if the results of the acs and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised or negated by authorities or by later stage clinical trials; ...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

...tricity, and improve energy production in the process. The insertion of nanoscale tinanium oxide layers into the diatom shell has been reported in acs Nano , a publication of the American Chemical Society, and the Journal of Materials Research , a publication of the Materials Research Society. The i...

Athera Signs Agreements With German and UK Distributors for New Cardiovascular Biomarker

...the likelihood of secondary CVD events up to six months after an initial event. This has since been followed up with another study involving over 1000 acs patients. The product, CVDefine(R), was introduced last year and provides an easy-to-use ELISA kit (CE-marked) for quantitative analysis of anti-PC in...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Receives Anticipated Notice From NASDAQ

...of our clinical trials, including without limitation, with respect to the safety and efficacy of VIA-2291; -- if the results of the acs and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised or negated by authorities or by later stage clinical trials; ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals to Present Poster at AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Conference 2009

... Data from acs Phase 2 MDCT Sub-study to be Released Concurrent with AHA Presentation ...pect to the safety and efficacy of VIA-2291; -- if the results of the acs and CEA studies, upon further review and analysis, are revised or ...
ACS in Biological Dictionary

Genomic clone

...ic DNA into the P1 "SacBII" cloning vector (ordered ... GENOMIC DNA CLONING (LEC 15) Is the cloning of fragments of CHROMOSOMAL DNA. ... acs main use are in GENOMIC SEQUENCING and in MAP-BASED CLONING of genes ... Genomic , clone ,biological ,biology dictionary,biology terminology,b...
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