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Federal Appeals Court Protects California Home Care Pay

SEIU deals Governor's wage cuts for home care workers one more legal blow OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California home care recipients, care providers and their union, SEIU, are hailing another legal victory in their campaign to prevent the Schwarzenegger Adm...

Cosmetic surgery appeals to men, women with appearance-based rejection sensitivity

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Researchers have found that men and women who feel sensitive to rejection based on their physical appearance are more likely to express interest in having cosmetic surgery than those who are less sensitive to appearance-based rejection. This effect is particularly true when peop...

Congress Appeals to Obama Administration, Thailand: Stop Hmong Returns to Laos

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Congressional letter to Secretary of State Clinton regarding the Lao-Hmong refugee crisis in Thailand and Laos was sent today by 31 Members of Congress, as more cosigned the letter prior to transmittal. "First, we ask you to directly urg...

UNICEF Appeals for Funding to Urgently Assist Displaced Children and Women in Northwest Pakistan

NEW YORK and ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF has appealed for an additional $41.4 million to provide urgent assistance to people displaced by fighting in northwest Pakistan. Over half of the displaced are children. UNICEF Pakistan has now almost exhausted its contin...

LCA Hails US Court of Appeals Decision to Affirm Lower Court Ruling Tobacco Companies Guilty of Massive Fraud and Deception

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) hailed the US Court of Appeals' decision on Friday upholding the 2006 ruling that found tobacco companies guilty of fraud and lying about the dangers and addictiveness of smoking. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin...

U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms 2006 Lower Court Ruling That Tobacco Companies Committed Fraud for Five Decades and Lied About the Dangers of Smoking

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unan...

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules That Smith & Nephew Does Not Infringe KCI Patents

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN ) today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a trial court judgment that the gauze-based Versatile 1 negative pressure wound the...

PreMD Appeals American Stock Exchange Delisting Notification

TORONTO, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Predictive medicine company PreMD Inc. (TSX: PMD; Amex: PME) today announced that it will appeal the recent decision made by American Stock Exchange (the "AMEX") to delist its stock on the Exchange. During the appeal determination process, the Company's...

Los Angeles Based Operation USA Appeals for Funds to Aid in Myanmar (Burmese) Cyclone Disaster (Updated)

LOS ANGELES, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles based Operation USA has deployed staff already stationed in Asia to assess the needs of what is now an estimated 7 million people affected by the recent cyclone which destroyed or devastated wide swaths of Myanmar (aka Burma), especially in or nea...

PCMA: Court of Appeals Upholds Challenge to D.C.'s PBM Fiduciary-Disclosure Law

WASHINGTON , April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, in a unanimous 3-judge decision, today issued an opinion supporting the position of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) and holding that it is entitled to renew its co...

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Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Shows Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Eradicates MRSA From Chronic Venous Ulcers

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WHO suspends Marburg work, appeals for new funds

As of 7 April, 205 cases of Marburg haemorrhagic fever have been reported in Angola. Of these, 180 have died. Zaire Province has reported its first 6 cases, bringing the number of affected provinces to seven, all concentrated in the north-western part of the country. Mobile surveillance teams in ...

FCSO Selects Burgess as Exclusive Pricing Solution for New Medicare Contract

...ut the United States to Medicare beneficiaries and the health care providers who care for them. Services include claims processing, customer service, appeals adjudication, education and outreach activities and functions that help ensure the integrity of Medicare program payments. FCSO has over 1,100 staff ...

'Women in Science' fellowship to fund postdoc's study of deep-sea methane

...rch being conducted in the FSU oceanography department," Lapham said. "So often it has some noteworthy impact on the state of Florida, and that's what appeals most to me -- conducting research for a purpose, and finding answers to questions that the average person really cares about." The 2008 L'Oreal US...

US Patent Office rejects company's claim for bean commonly grown by Latin American farmers

...ppeal through the USPTO, and in accordance with USPTO rules, the patent remained in force while the appeal was being considered by the Board of Patent appeals and Interferences (BPAI). Proctor can still appeal the USPTO decision in the US federal courts, all the way to the Supreme Court venue, a costly move;...

Hatchery fish outnumber wild chinook salmon in troubled fall run

...and viability of natural populations should be used as the benchmark for ESA status determinations. That ruling has been appealed to the U.S. Court of appeals for the Ninth Circuit. "The agency's policy on counting hatchery fish has flip-flopped as a result of these different legal decisions," Grimes sai...

There is powerful evidence of evolution in human DNA

...banks confronts the supposed dichotomy between evolution and religion, arguing that both science and religion are complementary ways to seek truth. He appeals to the vast majority of Americans who hold religious convictions not to be fooled by the pseudoscience of Creationists and Intelligent Design advocate...

Direct-to-consumer advertising for genetic tests concerns physicians and may mislead patients

...rate. Like other direct-to-consumer ads, these materials do not need to be reviewed by the FDA before they are published. Many involve emotional appeals such as placing an ad for a cancer-associated gene test in the program of a play about a woman dying from ovarian cancer instead of clear discussion...

Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom

... Nearly a century ago, John Scopes was found guilty of violating a Tennessee statute when he taught evolution in his classroom. Though an appeals court later reversed his conviction on a technicality, the law lingered on the books, joined by later laws promoting "scientific creationism," and, mo...

DNA conclusive yet still controversial, Carnegie Mellon professor says

...A profiles, while at least 170 people have seen their convictions overturned on appeal thanks to DNA evidence. Nonetheless, the use of DNA evidence in appeals has been impeded by political considerations and legal uncertainties, according to Roeder. "After all other legal avenues have been tried, the hope of...
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Court of Appeals Overturns 2005 Patent Verdict Against Cordis

WARREN, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. today found Boston Scientific Corporation's Ding patent invalid, and reversed a 2005 jury finding that Cordis Corporation's CYPHER(R) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent infringed that patent. ...

Forest Laboratories Announces Federal Appeals Court Upholds Lexapro(R) Patent Decision

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ) and H. Lundbeck A/S of Denmark said today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a July 13, 2006 decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware which determined th...

Shorter name appeals to more online visitors for Madison firm

The former Business Filings Incorporated, an online firm with headquarters in Madison, has shortened its name across the board to BizFilings after finding that the more compact name was already more popular. The company helps form corporations, limited liability companies and non-profits. Custom...

Wireless networking appeals to cities around Milwaukee

Following a previously reported initiative to establish a citywide wireless network in Milwaukee, the surrounding communities of Waukesha, Wauwatosa and Brookfield are getting into the act. Waukesha and Wauwatosa are already being pitched by Cellnet, the provider that has made a deal with the ci...

Simplicity appeals to CIOs, but it's no easy task

Madison, Wis. Information technology suffers from one bugbear above all: complexity. That was the view presented by a technology analyst on Wednesday night and explored by panelists and attendees of the Fusion2006 CEO-CIO Symposium. "Simplicity in IT is something that will win," said Frank ...

Signostics Receives FDA Clearance for World's Smallest Ultrasound Product

...s, the Signos is the world's smallest and lightest ultrasound device. With a weight of approximately half a pound, its portability and low price point appeals to a large range of medical markets, including emergency medicine, primary care, remote healthcare, critical care, pediatrics, musculo-skeletal, palli...

Boston Scientific Announces First Quarter Special Items

... As the Company disclosed last month, the Court of appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the District Court'...ntific's patent and that the patent is valid. The appeals Court reversed the District Court with respect to ...o receive a favorable financial award based on the appeals Court's ruling, but in accordance with accounting ...

Maryland Business, Academic and Biopharma Groups Underscore Commitment to Medical Innovation, Finding Cures and Supporting the Economy

... & CEO, Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers The Honorable Irma Raker, Former Associate Justice, Maryland Court of appeals Tom Sadowski, CEO, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Howard Schiff, Executive Director, Maryland Pharmacists...

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Notice of Delisting

... February 5, 2009 and then file a Form 25-NSE with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to deregister the Company's ADRs, unless the Company appeals Nasdaq's delisting determination. Nasdaq's determination to delist the ADRs was based on Nasdaq's belief that the Company was a public shell and that ...

Cain and Associates Launches Government Audit Protection (GAP) Service

... administrators, subcontractors, physicians and consultants. GAP works to assess the company's exposure, and C&A will also work with groups in the appeals process if they have already been audited. "GAP is one of the only services in the country with the ability to safeguard every group affected acr...
Appeals in Biological Definition

Alfred Russel Wallace

...iverse was the development of the human spirit. (See Wallace (1889)). These views greatly disturbed Darwin in his lifetime, who argued that spiritual appeals were not necessary and that sexual selection could easily explain such apparently non-adaptive phenomena. In many accounts of the history of evol...
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