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Once Again, House Rejects Amendment Preventing Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After adding abortion coverage and funding last night to the Democratic leadership's health care bill, H.R. 3200, the Energy and Commerce Committee today rejected an amendment to prevent government funding for abortion or health plans that p...

House Energy & Commerce Committee Accepts 'Independence at Home' Pilot Program as Amendment During Health Bill Markup

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) today applauded members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee for taking steps to coordinate care and bend the cost curve for Medicare's highest cost beneficiaries. Last ...

House Committee Approves Amendment Eliminating Cost-Sharing for Medicaid Preventive Services

Partnership for Prevention Led Coalition Backing Amendment WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Friday unanimously approved an amendment to health reform legislation that would prohibit cost-sharing to Medicaid patients f...

Statement By Dr. Paul Zeitz Regarding a Proposed Amendment By Rep. Mark Souder to Prohibit HHS Funding For Needle Exchange

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee approved an amendment by Representative Mark Souder (R-IN) which prohibits HHS (Health and Human Services) funding for programs which distribute sterile needles or syringes to pr...

Pence Amendment Passes Rules Committee; Set for Friday Vote

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a Thursday surprise, an amendment to strip hundreds of millions of dollars from the nation's largest abortion business is set for a Friday vote on the House floor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ...

Solta Medical, Inc. Signs Amendment to Expand Its Credit Facility With Silicon Valley Bank

HAYWARD, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM ), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that it has signed an amendment with Silicon Valley Bank, a member company of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB ), under which the company's ...

Sunrise Signs Twelfth Amendment to Bank Credit Facility through December 2, 2009

MCLEAN, Va., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE: SRZ ) today announced it has entered into a twelfth amendment to its Bank Credit Facility, which eliminates all financial covenants, except a minimum liquidity covenant, through the December 2, 2009 maturity date....

Conseco Closes Amendment to Credit Facility

CARMEL, Ind., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO ), reported today that it has completed the previously announced amendment of its credit facility. The changes made to the credit agreement include: An increase in the debt to capital ratio through June...

Leveraging the Third Amendment Ruling the Risk Management Process: Frost & Sullivan's Assessment of Regulations for Medical Imaging Equipment in Europe

LONDON, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Group at Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce its 2009 Quarterly Analyst Briefing Presentation on the European Medical Imaging Equipment Market to be held on Wednesday, 1st April 2009, at 4 p.m. GMT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b...

Conseco Seeks Amendment of Its Credit Facility

CARMEL, Ind., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO ) today announced that it is seeking to amend its existing $911.8 million senior secured credit agreement. Banc of America Securities LLC will act as lead arranger in connection with the amendment. The amendment, ...
Amendment in Medical Technology

Spherix Announces Positive Phase 2 Study Results

...r relevant use and safety data, Naturlose was determined to be Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) for use in foods as regulated by the Food Additives amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Naturlose has been approved as a "novel food ingredient" in the European Union (EU) without any restricti...

Gen-Probe and DiagnoCure Amend Collaboration Agreement Surrounding PCA3-Based Prostate Cancer Tests

...29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ) and DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR) today announced that the companies have signed an amendment to their 2003 license agreement, establishing new FDA submission milestones and key distribution arrangements to leverage the full market potential of...

Data Presented at AUA Demonstrate PROVENGE Significantly Prolongs Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer in Pivotal Phase 3 IMPACT Study

... Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Because the data meet the criteria and specifications outlined in its SPA agreement, Dendreon intends to file an amendment to its existing Biologic License Application in the fourth quarter of this year to gain licensure of PROVENGE. "Today's results confirm the pot...

SeqWright's Clinical Trial Support Contributes to the Approval of Two HPV Diagnostic Systems

...logic's previous clinical trials, which all led to FDA approvals. SeqWright maintains advanced quality control with a Clinical Laboratory Improvement amendment (CLIA) certification as well as maintaining compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) as specified in the Code of Federal Regulations. S...

Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Announces Independent Studies on Copper Binding Properties of its Lead Candidate OXIGON(TM)

... Securities and Exchange Commission, including those factors discussed under the caption "Risk Factors" in Intellect's Annual Report on Form 10-KSB/A, amendment no. 2 (file no. 333-128226) filed on February 26, 2009, and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended December 31, 2008, filed on F...

Savient Provides Update on Pegloticase BLA

...ith the FDA Upon review of these amendments, the FDA determined that the additional information contained in these submissions constituted a major amendment to the pegloticase BLA, which allowed the FDA under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) regulations to extend the review period. In order to al...

EpiDerm's Skin Irritation Test Fully Validated in European Union

... of great benefit to the Cosmetic Industry because testing of cosmetic raw materials in animals will be prohibited in the EU beginning March 2009 (7th amendment of EU Cosmetic Directive). John Sheasgreen, MatTek's President, added, "The validation of the Modified EpiDerm SIT involved multiple successf...

MatTek's EpiDerm In Vitro Tissues Headed for Validation in Europe

...piDerm in this OECD Test Guideline will lead to EpiDerm acceptance in the very near future to meet the skin irritation testing requirements of the 6th amendment of the EU Cosmetics Directive and of the new EU Chemicals Directive (REACH). John Sheasgreen, MatTek's President, added, "It is very gratifying to s...

Bioheart Announces 35 Leading U.S. Heart Failure Centers Engaged in Phase II/III Marvel Trial of Myogenic Cells for Treating Advanced Heart Failure

...Exchange Commission, including the section titled "Risk Factors" in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, as amended by amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A and its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2008 and June 30, 2008. ...

Bioheart Reports Promising Results From Preclinical Study of Adipose-Derived Acute Cell Therapy

...Exchange Commission, including the section titled "Risk Factors" in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, as amended by amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A and its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2008 and June 30, 2008. ...
Amendment in Medical Dictionary

Metatarsal

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Food additives

...EU levels. Food safety and labelling ... In general, food additives contribute to the shelf life of foods and ... The Food Additives amendment of 1958 requires pre-marketing approval for ... Flavours are additives that give food a particular taste or smell, and may be ... Database o...
Amendment in Biological News

NOAA bans commercial harvesting of krill

...the EEZ. The krill prohibition was adopted as amendment 12 to the Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Manageme...ional Marine Sanctuaries. Today's rule implements amendment 12 to the FMP and is intended to preserve key nutr...ement Council and Sanctuary Advisory Councils." amendment 12 adds all species of krill under a new category,...

Aware, Inc. Amends and Extends Dutch Auction Tender Offer

...e Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO, including amendment No. 1 and amendment No. 2 (the "Schedule TO"), filed with the SEC in c...ould read carefully Aware's Schedule TO, including amendment No.1 and...

Aware, Inc. Amends and Extends Dutch Auction Tender Offer

...e Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO, including amendment No. 1 and amendment No. 2 (the "Schedule TO"), filed with the SEC in c...ould read carefully Aware's Schedule TO, including amendment No.1 and...

Adding high doses of sludge to neutralize soil acidity not advisable

...ata , have been studied. The author of the thesis is Dr. Goio Egiarte Castaeira, who presented it with the title, Application of sewage sludge as amendment on acid forest soils. Effect on the soil-water system plan, with special attention to the behaviour of heavy metals . Dr Egiarte is an agricultural en...

Spotlight on cosmetic ingredients conference

...rant to shampoos, a meeting in Philadelphia will bring together scientists, cosmetics formulators, and policy experts to address the impact of the 7th amendment of the Cosmetics Directive, a series of deadlines for animal testing bans in the E.U., and REACH, a massive undertaking to identify potential hazards ...

Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia

...evada Ecosystem Project; Giant Sequoia National Monument Science Advisory Committee; National Wilderness Steering Committee; Sierra Nevada Forest Plan amendment Science Panel; Trust for Public Land Science Advisory Panel. He also serves on several endangered species recovery teams. He was awarded the U.S. Depa...

Ethanol byproduct produces green results

... a weed deterrent on potted ornamentals. The study results, published in the February 2008 issue of HortScience, evaluated the use of DDGS as a soil amendment to suppress weeds in container-grown ornamentals. Researchers applied DDGS two ways: to the soil surface, and mixed into the potting media of trans...

bioMETRX, Inc. Gun Storage Products Endorsed by the Handgun Club of America

...the bioBOX to any surface for a more secure storage of valuable items. About Handgun Club of America The HCA is steadfast in supporting our second amendment right, A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed....

NOAA proposes rule to prevent commercial harvesting of krill

...ction. NOAA Fisheries Service has issued this proposed rule to implement amendment 12 to the Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan. The Pacific Fishery Management Council recommended the amendment to ensure the preservation of key nutritional relationships in the Californ...

DFG welcomes decision on stem cell research by German parliament

...sted up to now has been lifted. This was a particularly serious deterrent for young researchers wanting to go abroad. All in all, the debate on the amendment of the Stem Cell Act is another good example of constructive dialogue between the scientific community and politics. The outcome of todays debate is a...
Amendment in Biological Technology

Verenium Completes Amendment to 8% Senior Convertible Notes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM ) announced today that the agreement to amend the $29.5 million of outstanding 8% Senior Convertible Notes due April 1, 2012 (the "Notes") entered into and announced on July 1, 2009 is effective as of 8:00 a....

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Completes Amendment to Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment for Confirming Survival Benefit in Patients Receiving OGX-011 with First-Line Docetaxel for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI ) announced today that the company has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via the special protocol assessment process (SPA) on an amendment to the design ...

Human Genome Sciences and Novozymes Announce Amendment to Albumin Fusion License Agreement

ROCKVILLE, Md. and NOTTINGHAM, UK, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) and Novozymes Biopharma, a part of Novozymes (Nasdaq: NZYM B), today announced that they have amended an existing license agreement to allow both companies to expand application of thei...

Environmental Power Corporation and Organix, Inc. Establish Alliance to Produce High Value Soil Amendment Products

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Power Corporation (Nasdaq: EPG ), a leader in the renewable bioenergy industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Microgy, Inc., has entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Organix, Inc., of Walla Walla, ...

Genta Submits NDA Amendment to FDA for Genasense as Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Submission Based on Increased 5-Year Survival Data for Responding Patients BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genta Incorporated (OTC Bulletin Board: GNTA) announced that the Company has submitted an amendment to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Appl...

Benda Pharmaceutical Files Amendment To Form S-1

WUHAN, Hubei, China, May 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Benda Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BPMA), a China-based pharmaceutical company producing both Gendicine(R), a commercialized gene therapy medicine for the treatment of cancer, and traditional Chinese and conventional medi...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Announces Amendment to Bystolic(TM) (nebivolol) Agreement

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories Holdings, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), announced today that it and Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) have amended their January 2006 agreement to commercialize, develop and distribute the nove...

Mylan Announces Amendment to Bystolic(TM) (Nebivolol) Agreement

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) announced today that it and Forest Laboratories Holdings, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ) have amended their January 2006 agreement to commercialize, develop and distribute the nov...

Neurobiological Technologies Announces Amendment of License and Cooperation Agreement with Merz Pharmaceuticals and Childrens' Hospital

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. (NTI(R)) (Nasdaq: NTII ), today announced the amendment of its license and cooperation agreement with Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH (Merz) and Childrens' Medical Center Corporation ("CMCC") relating to memant...

FDA Accepts ISO-Vorin(TM) New Drug Application Amendment Submitted by Spectrum Pharmaceuticals

- FDA Targets January 11, 2008 as Action Date IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq: SPPI ) today announced that the amendment to the New Drug Application (NDA) for ISO-Vorin(TM) (levofolinic acid, or LFA) for injection has bee...
Amendment in Biological Definition

Stem cell

...stocysts would be allowed to grow into embryos and eventually infants. [10] Policy debate in the U.S. In 1995 , Congress passed the Dickey amendment , prohibiting federal funding of research that involves the use of a human embryo. Privately funded research led to the breakthrough which made emb...

Thomas Malthus

...green revolution ). In the 1830s his writings strongly influenced Whig reforms which overturned Tory paternalism and brought in the Poor Law amendment Act of 1834. Malthus's theory was also a key influence on both of the co-founders of modern evolutionary theory Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel...
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