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CogniFit to Work With Gloria Cavanaugh, Former ASA President

Aging Specialist to Consult with Award-Winning Mind Fitness Company WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- (Aging in America Conference, Booth #1317) -- CogniFit, Ltd., the company that uses the latest scientific research to develop easy-to-use software that will enhance human cognitive perfor...

MeadWestvaco and Autism Society of America Launch 2008 ASA Autism Awareness Cambridge Planner

Special Planner Designed to Help Families Organize, Navigate the Complicated Medical, Education Needs of Autism BETHESDA, Md., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Autism Society of America (ASA) and MeadWestvaco's Consumer & Office Products Division announced they have partnered ...

Expert Explains Why Propofol Was the Wrong -- and Possibly Fatal -- Drug for Michael Jackson

...ypical. Like the white color of propofol, the asa July 6th statement/press release continues to be t...despread use of brain monitors. How, then, can the asa claim to represent the patients' best interest by ... asking the fox to guard the hen house." The asa was also tepid by avoiding mention of propofol abu...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Releases Following Statement Related to Media Inquires Regarding Michael Jackson's Death

...he specific circumstances surrounding Michael Jackson's death. However, the asa unequivocally maintains that Diprivan, or its generic name Propofol, is a d... surgery, would not be as advanced as they are currently. About the asa Anesthesiologists: Physicians providing the lifeline of modern medicine...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Continues to Ignore Over Medication Risks

....1% of patients. The sub-section of the main asa site distracts attention from the much larger publ...on. "There is an obvious disincentive for the asa and its sponsored organizations to encourage the u...el of support (i.e., money) from Big Pharma to the asa and their sponsored organizations." So, how c...

Multivu Video Feed: JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore Testifies on the Need for Federal Funding for Type 1 Diabetes Research

...y Diseases at the NIH Kids Testifying: Hannah Ryder, 10 , of Cumberland, Maine; J. Patrick Lacher III, 13 , of South Glastonbury, Conn.; asa Kelly, 16, of Charlotte, N.C., Ellen Gould , a mother of eight children - four with type 1 diabetes, Patrick, 17; Samuel, 12; Sarah, 10; and Ol...

DiaGenic to Provide MCI Biomarkers for Merz Pharmaceuticals

... OSLO, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DiaGenic asa (OSL: DIAG) today announced that it has signed an option agreement with Mer...o learn more about Merz, visit http://www.merz.com . About DiaGenic asa DiaGenic is an innovative Norwegian biotechnology company that seeks...

Emory researchers announce Phase III study of progesterone for traumatic brain injury

...terone is critical for the normal development of neurons in the brain and exerts protective effects on damaged brain tissue. Donald G. Stein, PhD, asa G. Candler Professor of Emergency Medicine at Emory School of Medicine and director of Emory's Department of Emergency Medicine Brain Research Laborat...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Launches Web Site Focused on Educating and Empowering the Public about Anesthesiology

...sia plays in making those procedures possible, the asa has launched this Web site with the aim that all p...hecklist , a potentially life-saving form that the asa recommends people print, fill out and keep in thei...s advanced as they are currently. About the asa Anesthesiologists: Physicians providing the li...

AT&T Shares 2009 NCAA Women's College World Series With American Cancer Society and Boys & Girls Club

...tball will soon take the field in Oklahoma City. The 2009 NCAA Division I Women's College World Series championship games run June 1 through June 3 at asa Hall of Fame Stadium, and AT&T* and the NCAA will be sharing the games with the American Cancer Society and The Oklahoma City Boys & Girls Clu...

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New Research Confirms the Benefit of Extended-Release Dipyridamole Plus ASA for Preventing Recurrent Stroke in Low- and High-Risk Patients

Aggrenox® (Asasantin® Retard) considered by many as first-line in secondary stroke prevention INGELHEIM, Germany, 31 May 2007 - New data presented today at the 16th European Stroke Conference in Glasgow confirm that therapy with dipyridamole plus ASA (extended-release dipyridamole plus...

AstraZeneca Submits NDA for Low Dose Aspirin/Esomeprazole Combination Product

...with a three-fold higher risk of major CV events,(4A) which can occur within just 1-2 weeks of discontinuation.(4B) Up to 1 in 3 patients on low-dose asa may develop upper GI symptoms.(5A,6A) AstraZeneca conducted two studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of NEXIUM in reducing the risk of gas...

Algeta Completes Comprehensive Phase II Clinical Program With Alpharadin for Treating Bone Metastases in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

...haradin to Treat Bone Metastases in Major Cancer Indications Algeta asa (OSE: ALGETA), the cancer therapeutics company, announces that with the res...ick on the ALSYPMCA link in the menu bar. About Algeta Algeta asa is a cancer therapeutics company built on world-leading, proprietary techno...

Diagenic Announces Launch of First Breast Cancer Gene-Expression Blood Test

...rate Test's Potential for Rapid Uptake OSLO and FOSTER CITY, California, November 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DiaGenic asa (OSL: DIAG) and Applied Biosystems Inc. (NYSE: ABI ) today announced the launch of BCtect(TM), a blood-based test for early detection of breast cance...

Thermogard XP(TM) Studies to Be Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

... after the surgery. Therefore, modulating temperature becomes a very important tool in the physician's armamentarium. The cases being presented at the asa underscore the utility of temperature management for these situations." Various factors contribute to hypothermia during surgery, including the type...

Algeta Reports Positive Headline Phase II Data on Pain Palliation With Alpharadin

...urvival of Patients With Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer (HRPC) Algeta asa (OSE: ALGETA), the Norwegian cancer therapeutics company, today announced t... Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital in the UK. About Algeta Algeta asa is a Norwegian cancer therapeutics company built on world-leading, propriet...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Funds $1.1 Million for Cutting-Edge Approaches to Parkinson's Disease Under Rapid Response Innovation Awards 2008

... provided the head of their lab serves as administrative PI. Among the potentially high-impact Rapid Response projects funded so far this year: -- asa Abeliovich, MD, PhD, of Columbia University is working to determine whether a gene silencing technique using microRNAs -- short, noncoding molecules o...

Data Presented at Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Interventional Cardiology Demonstrate OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R Stent(TM) Has Better Outcomes When Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

...patients, with an average antiplatelet therapy duration of 12.5 days. After NCS, thienopyridine administration was not restarted and 100 mg per day of asa was the only cardiac antiplatelet therapy at discharge. MACE, including in-hospital cardiac death, MI, stent thrombosis, surgical bleeding complicatio...

Shire Enhances its Orphan Drug Pipeline With the Acquisition of a New Clinical Candidate for Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

...reversible neurological damage. MLD is caused by a deficiency in the enzyme asa which causes an excess concentration of sulphatide in cells and an ensuing ...tely 2,000 MLD patients in developed world markets(1). The newly acquired asa product, currently known as METAZYM(TM), has completed a Phase Ib clinical ...

Dr. Harriet Robinson Joins GeoVax Team as V.P. of R & D to Accelerate AIDS Vaccine Trials Program

...under of GeoVax Labs, Inc. She served as Chief of Microbiology and Immunology at Emory University's Yerkes National Primate Research Center and was an asa Griggs Candler Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Robinson is a pioneer in DNA vaccines and on...

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ASA in Biological News

The 156th Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Nov. 10-14, Miami, Fla.

... the Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami. Reporters are invited to visit the asa World Wide Press Room: ( http://www.acoustics.org/press ). On this site...but cannot attend in person. An index of all the lay language papers on the asa World Wide Press Room is at: http://www.acoustics.org/press/156th/lay_lang...

Growing fuel and medicine: Advancing biofuels and plant-produced therapeutics

...l their requirements for this nutrient. In plants, asa is one of the major carbohydrates and antioxidants...as the main precursor. We have engineered elevated asa levels in Arabidopsis by over-expressing MI oxygen...tudy the stress tolerance and growth of these high asa lines. MIOX4 and GLOase over-expressers were chall...

Soil Science Society of America presents 2008 fellows

...te editor for Soil Science Society of America Journal and a past-chair of Division S06. He has served on numerous committees and service functions for asa and SSSA. Newell R. Kitchen - University of Missouri. Newell R. Kitchen is a soil scientist with the Cropping Systems and Water Quality Researc...

156th Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami

...ttend in person. In early November, the World Wide Press Room ( http://www.acoustics.org/press ) will be updated with the new content for the 156th asa meeting in Miami (currently it has content from the previous meeting, Acoustics '08 Paris). 5) PRESS REGISTRATION Journalists are welcome to ...

Acoustics World Wide press room now open

...lds as diverse as psychology, physics, sound engineering, marine biology, medicine, meteorology, and music. For more information, please visit the asa World Wide pressroom: http://www.acoustics.org/press/154th/lay_lang.html . Some specific highlights: PLUCKING THE INTERNET A look at distribute...

CAST rolls out biofuel commentaries in New Orleans

...y following roll-out activities for CASTs Biofuel Feedstocks Commentary (above), CAST Past President Dr. Edward C. A. Runge, Texas A&M University, and asa Representative on the CAST Board of Directors Dr. Todd D. Peterson, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, will host a CAST Town Hall Meeting. The discussion ...

Georgia Tech/Emory Center to study origin of life

...ecades ago. We believe it is also only a matter of time and effort before we will know what is required to get life started," said Emory's David Lynn, asa Griggs Candler Professor of Chemistry and Biology. Lynn will co-lead the center. The CBC program is designed to support the formation of centers th...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...scribe some highlights from among the many papers being given at the meeting. Full abstracts of the presentations mentioned below can be viewed at the asa Meeting Abstracts Database ( http://asa.aip.org/asasearch.html ) by typing in the last name of the author or the appropriate paper code. Entire sess...

Parkinson's mutation stunts neurons

...eurons is central to the pathology of PD, and loss of connections among such neurons is an early feature of the PD disease process. The researchers, asa Abeliovich and colleagues at Columbia University, said their findings could lead to animal models for studying the form of PD and ultimately to new tr...

Virtual animal shelters ?How the Internet is transforming the experience of pet adoptions

...n, "Virtual Animal Shelters and the Humane Society: How the Internet is Transforming Pet Adoption" will take place at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, in an asa session that explores animals and society. In addition to analyzing 180 homeless dog postings on a pet rescue Web site, Garcia conducted interviews...

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ASA in Biological Technology

Masimo Launches Patient SafetyNet and Showcases the Rainbow SET Upgradable Noninvasive Monitoring Platform at 2007 ASA Annual Meeting

The New Masimo Patient SafetyNet and the Innovative, Upgradable Masimo Rainbow SET Technology Platform Will Help Clinicians Meet Standards Bodies' Calls to Improve Patient Safety IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse...

Clavis Pharma Raises NOK 129 Million (USD 20 Million) in a Private Placement to Fund Further Development of its Pipeline of Novel Anticancer Drug Candidates

...y, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clavis Pharma asa (OSE: CLAVIS) today announced that the Company has...a bookbuilding process and was managed by Carnegie asa and DnB NOR Markets as joint-lead managers and joi...a. About Clavis Pharma Clavis Pharma asa is an oncology focused pharmaceutical company usin...

Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia

...mpared to Previous Treatments Clavis Pharma asa (OSE: CLAVIS) today announces positive final resul...s. About Clavis Pharma Clavis Pharma asa is an oncology focused pharmaceutical company usin... and leukaemia. The shares of Clavis Pharma asa are listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: CLA...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Primary Agenda Displayed Says Dr. Barry Friedberg of Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia

... asa Stalwart in Unresponsiveness to Patient Safety &am...it from anesthesia?' (April 2009 issue) before the asa issued a response representing the potential econo... ), posted on their web site March 20th. "The asa has been passive aggressive and unresponsive to my...

VeraSun Energy Selects Valero as Successful Bidder for Seven Facilities

...for the US Bio Energy facility in Albert City, Iowa and $55 million for the asa facility in Albion, Neb., plus working capital and other certain adjustment...tainties related to the Company's acquisitions of US BioEnergy Corporation, asa OpCo Holdings, LLC and other businesses, including the Company's ability to...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results

...zation. She served as Chief of Microbiology and Immunology at Emory University's Yerkes National Primate Research Center and was an asa Griggs Candler Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Robinson is the inventor of ...

Algeta Appoints Andrew Kay as President and Chief Executive Officer

...urther Development of Alpharadin in Advanced Prostate Cancer Algeta asa (OSE: ALGETA), the Norwegian cancer therapeutics company, announces that Mr...ok forward to joining in the New Year." About Algeta Algeta asa is a Norwegian cancer therapeutics company built on world-leading, propriet...

Oridion Announces Significant Medical Research to be Presented at AARC Congress

...ion of events. A short summary of the studies from asa and AARC are discussed below. An Israel In... papers that were presented in October 2008 at the asa (American Society of Anesthesiologists) Annual Mee...ory status. Additional papers presented at asa included a study from the Brigham & Women's Ho...

Shire's New Product Portfolio Delivers Strong Quarterly Performance

...f MLD, which is a lysosomal storage disorder that results from a deficiency in the enzyme arylsulfatase-A ("ASA"). METAZYM, a clinical candidate asa acquired from Zymenex in the second quarter of 2008, has completed a Phase 1b clinical trial in 12 MLD patients in Europe and an extension to th...

Diagenic Partners With DNAVision to Offer First Breast Cancer and Alzheimers Gene-Expression Blood Tests

... OSLO, October 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DiaGenic asa (OSL:DIAG) today announced that it has signed a service provider agreement with DNAVision, a leading panEuropean provider of gene expression-based dia...
ASA in Biological Definition

Charles Darwin

...lness, getting specimens and information from others including Wallace and asa Gray . As Darwin worked on his Natural Selection manuscript in Decembe...entific friends–Huxley, Charles Lyell , Joseph Dalton Hooker , and asa Gray –actively pushed his work onto the fore of the scientific and pu...

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...(non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) which are non-sedating (unlike opiates), but can cause internal bleeding, among other problems Aspirin or asa (acetylsalicylic acid), which is also an antipyretic Ibuprofen (also known under the trade names Advil, Motrin, Nuprin and Brufen) Opioids...
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