Coalition Calls on MI Legislature to Abandon Blue Cross Legislation
LANSING, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of today's
announcement that Attorney General Mike Cox is filing suit against Blue
Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), the Coalition for a Fair and
Competitive Insurance Market is calling on the Michigan legislature to drop
Troubled Boys Will Abandon Pot When It's Deemed Uncool
But trouble-prone girls aren't swayed by adolescent drug use trends
TUESDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to smoking pot, trouble-prone boys are more likely to give up the habit if it isn't considered cool, but trouble-prone girls will keep toking no matter what, new resea...
Eminent Doctors In UK Wants The NHS To Abandon Alternative Medicines:
On the very same day Prince Charles urges the World Health Assembly in Geneva to back the cause of alternative and complementary medicines alongside scientifically// proven treatments, some of UK’s eminent doctors are challenging the integration of complementary medicine into the NHS.
U.S. Stem Cell Research Seems to Focus on Two Lines
...titutes of Health. If the lines that have been in use are excluded from federal funding because of ethical considerations, they said, scientists might abandon
research on them in favor of other cell lines.
However, they added, the two most-used lines might have abnormalities or other characteristics that...
Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball
... bypass admission to Stanford University to follow his dream to become a racecar driver. When he was diagnosed with diabetes in 2007 he was forced to abandon
his racing program mid-season. Remarkably in 2008, Kimball returned to the cockpit and claimed a podium finish in his first race back in the car. Rec...
Schwarzenegger Administration Sued for Allowing Health Insurance Companies to Deny Autism Care
...epartment of Managed Health Care is not only standing by and doing nothing to prevent these violations; it is actually supporting the insurers as they abandon
autistic children and their families."
Insurer's New Tactic in the Battle to Avoid Paying for Autism
ABA is a form of behavioral therapy tha...
House Bill to Provide Cancer Patients With Solution for Quality Cancer Care Within an Equitable Medicare Model
The increase in drug costs, combined with the decline in Medicare reimbursements and today's financial crisis, has forced many cancer patients to abandon
their treatment. This includes Americans with inadequate or no insurance, as well as seniors who cannot afford to pay the Medicare 20% co-insurance. ...
Proposed Senate Health Care Cuts Will Reduce Health Care Access for All Michigan Citizens
...ct health care access for all."
The Partnership acknowledges that the state is in dire financial straits, but cuts to Medicaid will harm people, abandon
federal funding, and further destabilize the state's fragile health care system.
New Poll Finds Most Americans Support Including Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Addiction in National Health Care Reform; All Demographics Report Personal Experience With the Disease
... Providence, RI Mayor David N. Cicilline, a partner in the CATG initiative. "Especially in a time of economic hardships and reduced budgets, we cannot abandon
addiction treatment. As the resolution makes clear, mayors believe that treatment works, and that government has a critical role to play in closing th...
Consumer Watchdog Praises Insurance Commissioner Poizner for Health Insurance 'Rescission' Rules, Pans Schwarzenegger Administration for Failure to Regulate HMOs
...ancellation of their health insurance policies," said Flanagan. "Heavy lobbying and empty promises by insurance companies are not sufficient reason to abandon
protection of the most vulnerable patients."
The DMHC is responsible for regulating Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and some Preferred Pr...
Abandon in Medical Technology
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Announces Top-Line Results of CPP-109 Phase II Trial for Cocaine Addiction
...pointed in the cocaine trial results, given the positive results of three prior human trials and numerous animal studies; however, we are not ready to abandon
our view that CPP-109 has the potential for use in treating cocaine addiction, which still represents a significant unmet medical need. We will caref...
Roche Moves Investigational Diabetes Drug, Taspoglutide, Into Phase III Clinical Trials
...pment process involves several
stages at each of which there is a substantial risk that the Group will
fail to achieve its objectives and be forced to abandon
its efforts in
respect of a product in which it has invested significant sums. Therefore,
the Group cannot be certain that favorable results obtained ...
Controversial Shoulder Surgery for First-time Dislocation Proven Effective Long-Term
...ere used," says Robert A. Arciero,
MD, of the Keller Army Hospital in West Point, NY. "If we had an operation
with a 90 percent failure rate, we would abandon
the procedure. My thought
was, why should we embrace a treatment with such a high failure rate?"
Beginning in 1993, Dr. Arciero began performing art...
Phase III Clinical Trial with 4-Month Long-Acting Formulation of
Triptorelin: Ipsen Decides Not to Perform Further Administration
...pment process involves several stages at each of which
there is a substantial risk that the Group will fail to achieve its
objectives and be forced to abandon
its efforts in respect of a
product in which it has invested significant sums. Therefore, the
Group cannot be certain that favourable results obtained...
The Past, Present and Future of HLA Typing
...advent of recombinant DNA technology, which paved the way to identifying genetic differences among the HLA loci directly, has led many laboratories to abandon
classic serological typing methods. Today, several different types of HLA DNA typing methods exist and are commonly used by clinical laboratories. I...
Abandon in Medical Definition
...lth, the scientific achievements only are useful when they get at the reach of the whole population." These sentences portray a personality capable to abandon
his admirable scientific career, internationally recognized, in order to fully devote himself to the concrete needs of his people.
Ordóñez writes: "...
Abandon in Biological News
Protein regulates movement of mitochondria in brain cells
... able to determine this is that when HUMMR was expressed at lower than normal levels, they observed that a greater number of the mitochondria began to abandon
their posts along the cell's dendrites and axon and return to the cell body proper.
Understanding the mechanisms that regulate the movement of mi...
American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 6, 2009
ARTICLE #5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, May 11, 2009
New EU regulations force cosmetics firms to abandon
safety tests in animals
Chemical & Engineering News
New European Union (EU) regulations restricting use of animals to test the safety of shampo...
Joint statement by German science organizations on green genetic engineering
...inistry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection. This research has never produced reliable findings that would even remotely suggest the need to abandon
A complete rejection of green genetic engineering would do lasting damage to Germany as a location for research. Genetic engineeri...
Ma and Pa solutions to global warming
...uld all contribute to efforts to ward off debilitating climate change.
"When the climate sours, farm economies clank and civilisation burps, people abandon
their homesteads and trek somewhere to find jobs and opportunities to improve their lot," says Griffin. "Climate change inspires some of this." But th...
Favorite Thanksgiving dish gets 'upscale' breeding
...ngent environmental regulations have placed considerable economic pressure on cranberry growers. Without productivity improvements, many would have to abandon
growing this uniquely American fruit, a livelihood that is often a multigenerational family endeavor."
Working at the university's Marucci Blueberr...
Building a better bee
...e to multiple factors: diseases, pesticides, parasites, malnutrition, stress, climate change, and colony collapse disorder, in which bees mysteriously abandon
Cobey collaborates with a team of scientists from Canada, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington states on the bee breeding program. They ...
Surviving the revolution, easier than withstanding human use and abuse
...ularly cleared the underbrush and replanted trees and shrubs beginning in 1925 and ending in the 1960s when budget cuts caused the Parks department to abandon
vegetation maintenance. All this human activity changed the face of the park.
Some native species went extinct, while non-native species thrived. ...
LSUHSC's Lazartigues awarded $1.2 million grant
...alth Sciences Center New Orleans. "Despite the challenges of the unprecedented disaster that struck as he was settling in, Dr. Lazartigues refused to abandon
his school or his new home, continuing this promising line of research here at LSU. This is his first RO1 grant, awarded on its first submission when ...
Lionfish decimating tropical fish populations, threaten coral reefs
...c Ocean, Hixon said.
"We have to figure out something to do about this invasion before it causes a major crisis," Hixon said. "We basically had to abandon
some studies we had under way in the Atlantic on population dynamics of coral reef fish, because the lionfish had moved in and were eating everything....
'Cross fire' from the brain makes patients tremble
...ch deep brain pacemaker puts less strain on the patient and needs less energy. Moreover, the nerve tissue is stimulated in such a way that the neurons abandon
their diseased strong synaptic networks and thus forget their compulsion to develop diseased rhythms.
The pacemaker consists of two electrodes that...
Abandon in Biological Technology
Energy Leaders Gather in Houston; Call for Balanced, Careful Approach to Energy Policy
...essing Our Paths to Energy Security." The forum was hosted and organized by the Greater Houston Partnership.
White said the nation should not abandon
one form of energy or energy policy for the sake of another. He said that if, for example, a quota was placed on U.S. imports, prices would surge out ...
Principle of Recursive Genome Function Supersedes Dogmas; By Andras Pellionisz, Online Ahead of Print; (Scientific Visionary Vindicated)
...ahead of disclosing the official conclusions of ENCODE that "junk" DNA is anything but, the IPGS became the first organization to officially abandon
the misnomer at its European Inaugural in 2006. At that meeting, Pellionisz pioneered the approach of diagnosis (leading to therapy and eventual cure)...
Move over, silicon: Advances pave way for powerful carbon-based electronics
...d a novel method to achieve this goal and demonstrated it by making high-performance working graphene transistors.
Our approach is to completely abandon
the classical methods that industry has been using for silicon integrated circuits, Chou said.
Chou, along with graduate student Xiaogan Liang and...
GYA: Grow Your Assets
...te growers, and a few bucks to riskier ventures.
I can buy into thiswith one caveat. Before making a single dollar of investment, Wisconsin must abandon
gap analysis as an economic strategy tool and refocus its time, energy and money on mapping its assets.
Wisconsin is notorious for acknowledging a...
JohnLets Get Serious - Manufacturing is a critical part of the Wisconsin economy
...empts to convert us to the rapidly expanding markets, such as biotech. Yes, there are opportunities in these new fields, but it would be a mistake to abandon
high value manufacturing for the elusive lure of high technology industries and jobs that may or may not emerge. Equally important, do we, as a state,...
Checking out or getting out? Reasons for shopping cart abandonment
... People used to abandon
online shopping carts because they didnt understand how online shopping wor...ne places an order.
Implement a survey to random visitors who abandon
their shopping cart. Ask them to identify the top reasons they decided to l...
Technology in the ditch
...that you can walk at all. Projects get this way for a variety of reasons. Sometimes larger company issues change everybodys priorities and you have to abandon
your projects for more urgent company matters. Sometimes the technology just doesnt support the end objectives. Sometimes you lose a key staff member ...
My 50 cents: Web sites and pinball machines
...the information on an ongoing basis to tweak the site for its visitors. Data collected on the pages that customers visit and the pages where customers abandon
the site help identify whether the Web site is meeting the needs of site visitors. Session length and the percentage of returning visitors to new visi...
Your customer is a search engine
...ngines daily. The IProspect study showed that most abandon
search engine results by the third page and start over: 23% abandon
results after the first few entries; 19% abandon
results after the first page; 26%...
Wisconsin can shine in the competitive biotech world, even among the giants
...homson pioneered such research. Only a few states are likely to emerge as stem-cell leaders, and Wisconsin can be among them provided state lawmakers abandon
their crusade to crimp research and dull one of the states competitive edges.
Another pavilion draw will be plans for the UW-Madisons Institute for...
Abandon in Biological Definition
...ogenetic nomenclature, the PhyloCode , is currently under development for cladistic taxonomy. It is intended for use by both those who would like to abandon
Linnaean taxonomy, and by those who would like to use taxa and clades side by side.
tree of life
...ty of Bologna at the age of 17. Malpighi began to study Aristotelian philosophy . When his father, mother and paternal grandmother died, he had to abandon
his studies for more than two years to settle family affairs. He returned to university after two years, and became a doctor of medicine in 1653 . ...