Newly appreciated membrane estrogen receptor important therapeutic target for breast cancer
PROVIDENCE, RI New research at Rhode Island Hospital has uncovered the biological effects of a novel membrane estrogen receptor, a finding that has potential implications for hormonal therapy for breast cancer. The study is published in the July edition of the journal Molecular Endocrinology. T...
More than 1,000 Underinsured and Uninsured Individuals Receive Free Dental Care
...e referred to local facilities for treatment.
Chaz Kellem, manager of diversity initiatives for the Pittsburgh Pirates, said his organization appreciated
working with United Concordia in making a measurable community impact.
"Thanks to this partnership, more than 100 children in need received...
Two Years Remain for Physicians to Obtain Sleep Medicine Certification without Fellowship Training
...International Classification of Sleep Disorders."
Ramamurthy Bangalore, MD, who also used the review course to prepare for the boards said he appreciated
the Atlanta School for its smaller class size. "The small group made the course more focused on the individual. At courses with too many people y...
Medicare Agency Announces Decreased Payments to Medicare Advantage Insurers in 2010, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
...wn insurance companies."
That's exactly what Ira Polak, 70, of Chatsworth, Calif., discovered when he contacted Weinstock. "I especially appreciated
his showing my wife and me the plan he felt was best, and not the most expensive."
With Medicare supplement insurance seniors choose their o...
Female Surgeons Like What They Do, Survey Finds
...n would recommend surgery as a career choice, the survey revealed.
But like many women in other lines of work, female surgeons said they would have appreciated
the option of working part-time or having more flexible hours.
About 68 percent of female surgeons said maternity leave was important, compared wit...
May Institute, National Autism Center, and Automoblox Launch 'Cars for Classrooms' Summer Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children with Autism
...," says Susan M. Wilczynski, Ph.D., BCBA, Executive Director of the National Autism Center. "The company's ingenuity and generosity will be so greatly appreciated
by schools serving those with autism across the country." Dr. Wilczynski continues, "We have a shared vision of providing schools with toys that will ...
Roche Diabetes Care Announces Unique Coaching Program for Diabetes Educators as Part of Long-Term Commitment to Fight the Disease
... When educators return to their practices they are better prepared to apply best practices and achieve breakthroughs with their patients.
"What I appreciated
most was the purpose of the weekend, which was to increase the quality of our healthcare," said Diabetes Educator Linda Filipi, BSN, RN of Laguna Hil...
AMP urges inclusion of molecular diagnostic tests in comparative effectiveness research
...ess of treatments will vary among different population subgroups. Unfortunately, the value of diagnostics in improving clinical outcomes has not been appreciated
adequately in the past; therefore, considering the role of genomics under CER will be critical."
Dr. Nowak continued to say that in order for CER to...
Fruit2O(R) Introduces New 'Essentials' Line
...the clear nature of the beverage, women also helped define the flavor profile which many of them described as light, subtle and refreshing. They also appreciated
the narrow opening and curved bottle shape, which makes the water easy to sip and comfortable to hold.
There are six Fruit2O Essentials flavors...
Citi Private Equity Executive Joins Water Street Healthcare Partners
...to Chicago to join Water Street and its dynamic team of leaders," said Mr. Womsley. "As I've interacted with Water Street's team over the years, I've appreciated
their deep expertise and unique investment approach. The results that Water Street has achieved in three years since raising its first fund speak vol...
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PYY, Total ELISA Test
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as a hormonal regulator of appetite (2). PYY is produced by the gut and released into the circulation after food intake, and is found to decrease appe...
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Leksell Stereotactic System
Features:...e. The high quality standards and the continuous development of the system have made it an indispensable and user-friendly tool in the surgical array, appreciated
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...self-assembly" is related to the self-organizing patterns first described in 1952 by the British computer scientist Alan Turing.
"It is not widely appreciated
that complex periodic patterns can spontaneously emerge from simple mechanisms, but that is probably what is happening here," said Jan Liphardt, the b...
Rapid approach to identify influenza A virus mutations and drug resistance developed
...le to trace the mutations in the influenza A virus that may cause its resistance to drugs.
"The significance of this tracking process can be better appreciated
in that it provides for vital information that can be used to prevent or combat a pandemic," said Edison Liu, M.D., GIS Executive Director.
The challenges of avian influenza virus: Mechanism, epidemiology and control
...al surveillance system in mainland China and give a chronological and archival description of the events in Hong Kong. These accounts would greatly be appreciated
for the future preparedness of possible pandemics. From the current human reported H5N1 virus infection cases, most of the patients could trace back w...
Princeton team's analysis of flu virus could lead to better vaccines
...und a better way to make a vaccine against the flu virus.
Though theoretical, the work points to the critical importance of what has been a poorly appreciated
aspect of the interaction between a virus and those naturally produced defensive proteins called antibodies that fight infection. By manipulating this...
2009 AIBS Media Award
...remarkable amount of sciencefrom biochemistry and evolution to psychologyin his entertaining and informative tour of the male anatomy. The judges also appreciated
that the story's placement in a publication outside the conventional sphere of science journalism should help fulfill AIBS's ambitions of reaching a w...
Lombardi research: Monoclonal antibodies primed to become potent immune weapons against cancer
...ols to measure effectiveness of these therapies, and have found that antibodies are capable of stimulating the immune system in ways that had not been appreciated
to date, and which we can now take advantage of," Weiner says.
Antibodies are immune system proteins that seek out and neutralize molecules they re...
Execretion analysis aids primate social studies
...y be termed a psychological event -- the loss of a friend," Alberts said. "This reveals a level of social involvement and complexity that had not been appreciated
Primates "live in matrilineal societies where females remain with their kin while males disburse," Alberts said. "If offspring have a high...
Using water to understand human society, from the industrial revolution to global trade
... Water shapes societies, but it is a factor only just beginning to be appreciated
by social scientists.
The Norwegian professor, writer and film maker Terje Tvedt, of the Universities of Oslo and Bergen, argues that water has pla...
International team discovers gene associated with epilepsy
...g at Stanford University to DNA shared from colleagues in Japan, the study required a lot of collaboration and coordination. And of course, we greatly appreciated
the participation of the Mideastern families."
Bassuk, and colleagues are now developing other animal models to investigate how PRICKLE1 gene is in...
LIAI launches new division to look at novel approaches to heart disease and inflammation
...y. "This would have major implications for combating heart disease."
Kronenberg said Ley's work holds great promise. "Up to now, it has been under appreciated
how important different types of white blood (immune) cells are in contributing to the leading killer of Americans," said Kronenberg. "Klaus (Ley) is...
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WWMR Announces Pain Clinic Physicians' Most Appreciated Companies: Pfizer, Eli Lilly and Endo Pharmaceuticals
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WWMR, Inc., the marketing research
leader in pain, announces results of the first annual "Most Appreciated
Drug Company Survey". The top three most appreciated
companies are Pfizer,
Eli Lilly and Endo Pharmaceuticals, according to the 100 pain clinic
Americans United for Life: Obama's Disbanding Bioethics Council Raises Troubling Questions
...omedicine and biotechnology facing the country. But despite the council's balance -- or perhaps because of it -- many liberals and libertarians never appreciated
the important books and reports published by the Council. When it conducted wide-ranging discussions of important bioethical issues, they dismissed i...
Helix BioPharma Announces Q3 2009 Financial Results and Provides Product Development Update
...t the lower Canadian dollar exchange rate relative to the US dollar with the largest impact affecting the most recent two quarters where the US dollar appreciated
materially against all global currencies.
Income tax expense in the three and nine months ended April 30, 2009 totaled $29,000...
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Ron Bentsur as Chief Executive Officer
...his key juncture for the Company. We have two late-stage clinical drug candidates, each with compelling phase 2 data, that we believe have been under appreciated
for quite some time. I look forward to introducing our exciting story to the investor community and working to enhance our asset values for the benef...
DNA Software, Inc. Honored as One of the 2009 "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch"
...nucleic acid-based research.
Award Underscores DNA Software's Innovation, Impact, and Growth
"The Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award is an appreciated
honor that recognizes DNA Software's ongoing efforts to conduct original science, develop and commercialize innovative technologies, help the scientif...
Accera, Inc. Launches Neuera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
...te on the unique regulatory requirements for their respective class of products. Each company will be a regulatory and market pure play that is better appreciated
by investors and the industry," said Steve Orndorff, Ph.D., Accera's founder and CEO. "Furthermore, we believe the success of Axona in the marketplace...
Canadian Government Announces Funding for Leading Biotechnology Firm's Project
...by Natural Resources Minister Lisa Raitt and Vicky Sharpe, SDTC President and Chief Executive Officer.
"The support of SDTC is important and greatly appreciated
as it validates the efficacy of our technologies to more efficiently convert non-food biomass into cellulosic ethanol," says Peter Matthewman, Preside...
Environmental Tectonics Corporation's BioMedical Division's Hyperbaric Chambers Address U.S. President Obama's Initiative to Computerize Medical Records
...hambers meet that challenge. As wound care clinics and hospitals go paperless, the full benefit of the BARA-MED(R) and BARA-MED(R) XD chambers will be appreciated
with integration of O.S.C.A.R.(TM)."
ETC designs, develops, installs and maintains aircrew training systems (aeromedical, tactical combat and gen...
Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Fiscal 2008 Results
...in fiscal 2007. The Canadian dollar's strength over the last
three fiscal years has moderated in fiscal 2008 and was range bound while
the Euro dollar appreciated
against all currencies. The net assets in
Europe consist mainly of cash and cash equivalents, denominated in Euro
dollars and are used to fund clinica...
Leading Heart Specialist Joins Duska Therapeutics as Scientific Consultant
...xide species damages the cardiovascular system and contributes to
the poor pumping capacity that characterizes the failing heart.
Although not fully appreciated
until recently, researchers now know
that one of the major ways in which nitric oxide influences heart function
is by activating the main calcium chan...
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...ists; and his popular works, which were enormously important in bringing ethology to the attention of the general public and are still widely read and appreciated
There are three Konrad Lorenz Institutes in Austria; one is housed in his family mansion at Altenberg, and another at his field station in G...
...ersity of Chicago (1926-1955), and the University of Wisconsin (1955-1988). Wright also did extensive breeding experiments with guinea pigs , and appreciated
by 1917 that genes controlled the production of enzymes. Many of his Ph.D. students became important figures in the development of mammalian gene...
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