FDA Reaffirms Policy Barring MSM From Donating Blood
FDA on Wednesday reaffirmed a policy that prohibits men who have sex with men from donating blood, the AP/New York Times reports. According to the policy, which has been in effect since the early 1980s, MSM are barred from donating blood regardless of sexual activity, safer-sex practices or HIV s...
Woman Whose Health Insurance Was Cancelled by Blue Cross/WellPoint After She Got Sick Urges Congress to Protect Innocent Patients
...tter to Waxman here: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org/resources/WaxmanRescissionLetter.pdf
The House subcommittee appears to be focused on barring
rescission of innocent patients like Wittney Horton regardless of whether comprehensive national reform is enacted this year. The centerpiece of both...
Rarely Used Closed Doors Slammed Again in U.S. Senate Health Care Reform; Sen. Max Baucus Must Publicly Answer 10 Questions About Mandatory Purchase of Health Insurance
...ire-USNewswire/ -- For the second time in two weeks, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee today invoked rules -- allowing a closed door committee session barring
the public, media and with no Congressional Record -- reserved for unusual circumstances, like national security issues and trade secrets.
Court Grants AstraZeneca Preliminary Injunction Against Apotex in PULMICORT RESPULES Patent Litigation
...stCall/ -- On May 20, 2009, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey granted the request of AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) for an injunction barring
Apotex (Apotex, Inc. and Apotex Corp.) from launching a generic version of AstraZeneca's PULMICORT RESPULES (budesonide inhalation suspension) in the ...
Sanofi-aventis Announces Good First-quarter 2009 Performance
...ted EPS excluding selected items of at least 7% at constant exchange rates, barring
major adverse events
(1) Adjusted EPS excluding selected... EPS excluding selected items(1) of at least 7% at constant exchange rates, barring
major adverse events.
Sanofi-aventis U.S. is ...
Panel Seeks Fuller Disclosure of Drug Company Payments
...ndards for the disclosure of financial relationships with industry.
Using drug samples only for patients who lack financial access to medicines.
human research in which researchers have a financial interest in the outcome of the research.
Generally excluding individuals with conflicts from ...
Court Grants AstraZeneca Temporary Restraining Order Against Apotex in PULMICORT RESPULES Patent Litigation
...-FirstCall/ -- On 16 April 2009, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey granted AstraZeneca's request for a temporary restraining order, barring
Apotex (Apotex, Inc. and Apotex Corp.) from launching a generic version of AstraZeneca's PULMICORT RESPULES until further order of the court. On 27 A...
Sanofi-aventis Delivers 2008 Results Above Guidance
In 2009, sanofi-aventis expects growth in adjusted EPS excluding selected items(1) of at least 7% at constant exchange rates, barring
major adverse events such as the launch of a generic of Lovenox(R) in the United States
* Unless otherwise indicated, all sales grow...
Therapy, Meds Best for Lumbar Low Back Pain
complications, surgery can be avoided since most symptoms fade within 6 wee...f those patients recover within six weeks.
Those findings indicate that, barring
an emergency, initial treatment of all patients with low back pain should b...
Avoiding Surgery for Low Back Pain
...ms fade on their own within three months.
2. Most of those patients will recover within six weeks.
Therefore, the researchers determined that, barring
an emergency, the initial treatment of all patients with low back pain should be noninvasive.
"Recently, disc replacement surgery has been propos...
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Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter
...presented at the CAS to appeal the eligibility ban that had been imposed on Pistorius by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) barring
him from sanctioned competitions, including the Olympics and World Championships.
The IAAF had claimed that the Cheetah Flex-Foot prostheses (J-sha...
Stinger Systems, Inc. Settles With the SEC
...es and Exchange
Stinger Systems, Inc. said it settled the matter without admitting or
denying wrongdoing and has agreed to an injunction barring
violations. Stinger Systems, Inc. also said that no fines or monetary
sanctions were levied against the company.
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e-Smart Technologies, Inc. Responds to Information Subpoenas From Securities & Exchange Commission
...er's company, ID Smart. Fritz advised that
the court issued an order prohibiting Drizin from any involvement in the
biometric smart card industry, and barring
Gardiner from using any e-Smart
technology. The court further ordered that those defendants return to
e-Smart any and all property of the Company that...
UF scientists discover new genus of frogmouth bird in Solomon Islands
...rs reduce maneuverability.
"These are island adaptations that work to keep the bird on the island," Steadman said.
Second, it has distinct barring
on the primary wing feathers and tail feathers, where other frogmouths are more uniform. Its speckles are larger, and the white spots on its breast an...
Federal testing for mad cow disease a failure, law review editor says
The agency invoked the 1913 Virus-Serum-Toxin Act, intended to assure the safe supply of animal vaccines, as its authority for barring
Berlowitz called the action a ruse to protect the agency and the beef industry from a public outcry that would take place if more ...
Older female fish prefer imperfect male mates, study finds
...there is a genetic factor, activated at a certain age or size, that makes larger females select more asymmetrically striped males.
The asymmetrical barring
pattern is likely a result of environmental stresses experienced before birth, Morris explained. Some males have the genetic makeup to deal with these...
U.N. mulls the protection of Earth's forests
Another obstacle to an international arrangement on forests is the nature of the resource. Air and water flow across international borders. barring
the occasional hurricane or tornado, trees tend to stay put.
"It's partly a matter of sovereign property rights," Auer said. "Governments will look...
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Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results
...ed items of around 10% at constant exchange rates, barring
major adverse events
(1) Growt...ing selected items, at constant exchange rates and barring
major adverse events
2009 second-quar...around 10%, calculated at constant exchange rates, barring
major adverse events.
In light of the first...
Assessment of safety and efficacy of human embryonic stem cell therapy
...ar. Based on these and other studies, we're on schedule to file an IND with the FDA to begin human clinical trials sometime in the next 3 or 4 months. barring
any surprises, Stargardt disease and macular degeneration are likely to be the next two clinical applications of ES technology.
Since their dis...
Cord Blood America Salutes President-Elect Obama's Promise to Lift Restrictions on Stem Cell Research
...t the stem cell industry is surging with the
news that President-elect Barack Obama intends to use his executive
authority to reverse current policies barring
certain stem cell research
funded by the Federal government.
Administration officials, including John Podesta, who is heading up the
Breakthrough Technology Takes Egg Freezing from Myth to Dependable Reality
...ly new DNA test called
Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) to determine which eggs are
chromosomally normal (euploid). It's well established that, barring
compromising medical factors or male infertility, it is euploid eggs that
are most likely to yield chromosomally sound embryos, which in turn ar...
CryoCor Requests International Trade Commission Investigation Into CryoCath for Patent Infringement
... Seeks Exclusion Order barring
Importation of CryoCath's Cryoablation System
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoCor, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CRYO), a medical device company fo...
Choice Comes To PDAs
... For a very long stretch, unless you dropped your PDA on hard pavement or put it through the wash, there really was no reason to upgrade to a new one. barring
a few bells and whistles intended to attract the enterprise volume buyer, PDAs offered little in the way of new styling or functionality for the typic...
WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 2)
...red by what has been significant double-digit growth of their economy over the last several years, and thats going to continue for many years to come, barring
some major catastrophe like SARS on a prolonged basis.
The Shanghai skyline rivals New Yorks skyline. Shanghai is the commercial hub of all of Asia...
Third Wave sued by one firm; gets injunction against another
... won an injunction from Judge Barbara Crabb of U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, against California-based Stratagene Corp. , barring
Stratagene from manufacturing or selling its FullVelocity QPCR and its Full Velocity QRT-PCR products. A jury had previously held that those products ...
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g. ... A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine® Home. Conditions. Genes . Chromosomes ... Gene library . Synonym(s) genetic libra...