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Getting Closer to Controlling Cancer Requires Funding More Laboratories and Commitment Beyond Two Years of New Stimulus, Weiner and Berg Assert in Denver Post Oped

WASHINGTON and DENVER, April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Getting closer to controlling cancer" requires funding more laboratories and a commitment beyond the two years of the new federal stimulus, say former White House Drug Policy spokesman Robert Weiner and a George Washington University Me...

Often Disenfranchised, People With Mental Disabilities Can Assert Their Voting Rights

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Vote. It's Your Right." So states the title of a guide for people with mental disabilities issued today by two national advocacy groups. The booklet written for voters with mental disabilities and their advocates also informs elections officials a...

Innophos Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ng to pay more than the 2008 and 2009 interim prices is up to $7.5 million. Innophos' subsidiary will defend against the counterclaims vigorously and assert multiple defenses that management believes will dispose of the claims in Innophos' favor. Although management has determined that contingent liabilit...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

... the health consequences of secondhand smoke exposure. Besides establishing policies, lower-educated Asian-American women may need to be empowered to assert and enforce their right to smoke-free environments. This analysis is just one example of several in this supplement outlining similar challenge...

Ex- White House Drug Spokesman Urges 'Double Drug Treatment'; Bob Weiner and Policy Analyst Zoe Pagonis Highlight 'Drug War's Wrong Focus'

...the $5 billion currently budgeted for treatment and prevention," say former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Bob Weiner and analyst Zoe Pagonis. They assert that "increasing drug treatment to stop the main catalyst of crime and save families would be an extraordinarily rational policy shift." In an...

Mayo Clinic's Dr. Denis Cortese Receives NCHL'S 2009 National Healthcare Leadership Award

...he NCHL National Healthcare Leadership Award, cited Dr. Cortese's many contributions to the field. "He has worked tirelessly and effectively to assert his leadership and influence to help frame the dialogue toward national healthcare reform. He sets a prime example for others to follow." Ab...

July/August 2009 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...urces, such as electronic medical records and performance measurement. They assert that because small practices represent such an important component of our h...agues attempt to better define comorbidity and its related constructs. They assert that more precise terminology would lead to improved research in the areas ...

Lumension Integrates With Network Frontiers' Unified Compliance Framework To Simplify Compliance Challenges, Reduce Costs, And Harmonize Controls

...ase, allowing organizations to:   Create a single point of reference for hundreds of complex regulations, requirements and guidelines assert compliance across multiple authority documents simultaneously Eliminate redundancies by eliminating overlapping requirements and documents Drill...

The Leapfrog Group Announces New Board Chair

...for the past seven years. "Dave's record of accomplishment in health care quality, advocacy, and policy will be critical to Leapfrog as we continue to assert purchasers' agenda for major improvement in quality and efficiency of hospital care," said Leapfrog CEO Leah Binder. "Dave brings a vision for change...

IFX anti-TNF therapy associated with clinical benefit over 5 years in patients with active AS

...icipated in the 2-year randomised controlled trial assert (Ankylosing Spondylitis Study for the Evaluation o...here was no major difference between the EASIC and assert study populations in terms of demographics or age....significant improvement at week 96 compared to the assert trial baseline data in a number of assessments: ...
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Experts Assert That Varian Technologies Deliver Speed and Clinical Accuracy in Treating Cancer Patients

BOSTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cancer treatment specialists reported yesterday how new technologies are enabling them to provide faster, more accurate cancer treatments than was possible with earlier generations of radiotherapy technology. In presentations given at an "Emerging Tec...

Icagen Terminates Phase III ASSERT Study

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 3, 2007 - Icagen, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICGN) announced today that following a planned meeting of the independent Data Monitoring Committee ("DMC") of the Company's ASSERT trial of senicapoc (formerly ICA-17043) for the treatment of sickle cell disease in ...

Remicade Two Year Data in Ankylosing Spondylitis Show Improvement in Spinal Mobility and Spinal Inflammation

... Findings from the assert Trial Presented at EULAR BARCELONA, Spain, June 1...ge of motion in patients with AS. Patients in assert were treated and assessed at six week intervals th...ing manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis." In assert spinal inflammation as detected by MRI was examine...
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Leading scientists and scholars urge action on climate issues

... In an open letter addressed to President Barack Obama and the United States Congress, twenty leading scientists and scholars assert that the currently stated objectives in limiting the climatic disruption are grossly inadequate and urge the nation's leadership to take clear leaders...

History of hyperactivity off-base, says researcher

...Smith says hyperactive behaviour existed but it wasn't always thought of as a disorder or pathology worth treating. However, Smith says many today assert that hyperactivity is a universal phenomenon, and say evidence of hyperactivity can be seen in historical figures such as Mozart or Einstein. Smith a...

Using 'dominance' to explain dog behavior is old hat

... Contrary to popular belief, aggressive dogs are NOT trying to assert their dominance over their canine or human "pack", according to research pu...een dogs are learnt through experience rather than motivated by a desire to assert "dominance". The paper "Dominance in domestic dogs useful construct or...

Analysis finds strong match between molecular, fossil data in evolutionary studies

... the dramatically different evolutionary history of certain lineages as determined by fossils or by genetics. Scientists using molecular techniques assert that genetics more accurately determines evolutionary relationships than does a comparison of physical characteristics preserved in fossils. But how i...

Fifth annual Templeton-Cambridge fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

...izers note that rigorous journalistic examination of the region where science and theology overlap as well as understanding the reasoning of many who assert the two disciplines are without common ground can effectively promote a deeper understanding of the emerging dialogue. That discussion will be fu...

The 'hole' story

...the newly discovered pelvis. Sileshi Semaw, a paleoanthropologist at the Stone Age Institute and Indiana University-Bloomington, and his colleagues assert that the head of a baby born from this Homo erectus could have been 318 millimeters in circumference. This is at the lower end of the spectrum of mode...

The "hole" story

...the newly discovered pelvis. Sileshi Semaw, a paleoanthropologist at the Stone Age Institute and Indiana University-Bloomington, and his colleagues assert that the head of a baby born from this Homo erectus could have been 318 millimeters in circumference. This is at the lower end of the spectrum of mode...

Revised theory suggests carbon dioxide levels already in danger zone

...cience Journal by a group of 10 scientists from the United States, the United Kingdom and France. The authors, who include two Yale scientists, assert that to maintain a planet similar to that on which civilization developed, an optimum CO2 level would be less than 350 ppm a dramatic change from mos...

Yale journal finds nanomaterials may have large environmental footprint

...rch published in a special issue of the Journal of Industrial Ecology . Hatice Şengl and colleagues at the University of Illinois at Chicago assert that strict material purity requirements, lower tolerances for defects and lower yields of manufacturing processes may lead to greater environmental b...

2 Alexander von Humboldt professorships go to LMU Munich

... for further increasing the international visibility and scientific capacity of the Gene Center and the CIPSM cluster of excellence. We can once again assert our leading role in establishing innovative biological research within Europe." Professor Georgi Dvali Professor Georgi Dvali recently receiv...
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Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Awarded $1.67 Billion Patent Jury Verdict from Abbott Laboratories

... particularly gratified that the jury recognized our valuable intellectual property, finding our patent both valid and infringed. We will continue to assert intellectual property rights for our immunology therapies, as they offer significant advances in treatment for patients with a number of immune mediat...

Forward step in forecasting global warming

...st in the engineering school's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. As a result of their studies of aerosols in the atmosphere, they assert that some measures used in atmospheric science are oversimplified and overlook important factors that relate to climatic warming and cooling. The r...

Protein Sciences Responds to Emergent BioSolutions Lawsuit

...an 60% of each of PSC's funding requests. EBS has only loaned PSC a total of $10,000,000 and has made no loans to PSC since June 16, 2008. In order to assert additional financial pressure on PSC, almost immediately prior to a scheduled meeting of PSC's shareholders to vote on the transaction, EBS alleged th...

Covert Torture, Surveillance Jeopardizes the Freedom of American Citizens

...th here and abroad, and which could be directed against the public in the event of mass protests or civil disturbance." FFCHS and Attorney Wilson assert that a growing number of Americans are reporting symptoms that include, but are not limited to, severe physical trauma such as shocks, stings, burning...

Patent Office Rules in Neuralstem's Favor in Dispute with StemCells, Inc.

...r careful examination, the Patent Office has issued an official rejection of each of the claims in all four of the patents that StemCells attempted to assert against Neuralstem in its law suit. Importantly the Patent Office is rejecting the StemCells patents based on additional prior art references that wer...

Support Regulatory Change to Boost Wisconsins Biotech Sector

... heard through trade groups and communications with the FDA. The dialogue has begun, and our local biotech leaders should exploit this opportunity to assert their influence over the regulation of their industry. ...

Is your competitive edge really a wedge?

...ur business institutions, our societies and our minds. They argue for a return to a balance between corporate self interest and concern for others and assert that it is the role of management to work toward restoration of the balance. Drawing on history, literature, philosophy and management thinking, they ...

The New Green Revolution offers hope to poor farmers and poor consumers

...evelopment of biotech crops shouldnt be closely monitored or that alternatives such as organic farming arent a part of the solution. Simply, it is to assert the biotechnology may hold the key to feeding the worlds billions without unduly harming the environment. With a careful eye on unintended consequence...

Talent Mismanagement

...r critique is the War for Talent mindset that they assert is based on vestigial thinking associated with out...innovation and cultural diversity. The authors assert that the major problem confronting organizations t...t are unwieldy to use. In either case, the authors assert that the use of these models measures the individu...

Describe your invention, or your biotech patent may be worthless

...ance of properly preparing a patent application by thoroughly describing the claimed invention. It makes clear that patent holders will not be able to assert rights that they have not clearly described in a way that shows they have the invention in their possession. Once an application has been filed, th...
ASSERT in Biological Definition

Life

...maintain homeostasis . Species of living organisms will evolve . All life on Earth is based on the chemistry of carbon compounds. Some assert that this must be the case for all possible forms of life throughout the universe; others describe this position as ' carbon chauvinism '. Other ...

Origin of life

... Creation and intelligent design Main articles: Creationism , Intelligent design Creationists and those ascribing to Intelligent design assert that life was created by an intelligent being, and could only have been created by an intelligent being; in the case of creationists, this designer is...
ASSERT in Biological Dictionary

Pseudogene

...ion tutorial. Last updated: August 2000. ... If the pseudogene lacks introns, then mRNA retrotransposition is favored. ... Creationist scientists assert that pseudogene analysis used to argue to validity ... Pseudogene evolution and natural selection for a compact genome. ... Pseudogene . D...
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