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Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer

..., dedicated scientists set their sights on the bone malignancy chordoma THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- As a child, Daniel Alter had blazing headaches that doctors explained away as lazy eye or asthma. He pushed himself through Boy Scout hikes until one day he fell three times in one ho...

Over 4,000 Hustle Up the Hancock to Fight Lung Disease

...ts local programming and lung disease research to fight asthma, lung cancer and COPD. Terry Purcell of Springfield won the Elite Division with a blazing fast speed of 9 minutes 31 seconds. The fastest woman climber was Cindy Harris of Indianapolis. She conquered the climb at 11 minutes 16 seconds. ...

27-Year Pharmaceutical Marketing Leader Ruth Desmond Joins Stream57

... think he also played a little hockey," Desmond joked. "He said, 'I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it is.' Right now, the puck is blazing toward multi-channel marketing and nobody does it better than Stream57." For interviews or additional information, please contact Andrew Parker a...

Researchers report on convergence of technology

...s will describe how the convergence of technology and medicine is opening an unprecedented window to brain function at the most fundamental levels and blazing a trail toward achieving near pin-point accuracy in defining the cause of epilepsy and in delivering therapeutic agents to specific seizure causing re...

Some Iraq War Vets Suffer Breathing Problems

... Many cases linked to sulfur mine fire near Mosul in 2003 WEDNESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. soldiers exposed to a blazing sulfur mine fire near Mosul, Iraq, in 2003 returned home with a debilitating breathing disorder that affects the small airways of the lung. But doc...

American Specialty Health and INSPIRIS Win Top Honors in URAC's Best Practices in Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards

... ultimately among consumers," said Alan P. Spielman, URAC's president and CEO. "This awards competition and conference recognize the programs that are blazing new trails in consumer protection and empowerment and can be used as models for innovation and quality throughout the health care management industry....

Smith & Nephew Wins OXINIUM(TM) Approval in Japan

... Joseph DeVivo, president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedic Reconstruction. "OXINIUM material has proven to be a superior metal in implants, and our trail blazing technology has given patients the significant benefit of greater durability from their implants. We are pleased with the hard work our regulatory team...

Registration Now Open for 40th Annual WOCN Conference

...ld as they attend educational symposium dinners, receptions and networking meetings, exploring the future of WOC nursing care with individuals who are blazing new trails. The opening and closing sessions will be devoted to the WOCN past, present and future. Also, a special reception will be held at Universal...

Medco to Build World's Largest, Most Advanced Automated Pharmacy in Central Indiana

...eading the charge on transforming pharmacy care from a "generalist" practice to a "specialist" practice. "With advancements in science and technology blazing a path of personalized medicine, we can no longer take a shot gun approach to pharmacy," Klepper said. "To that end, Medco has created condition-speci...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

...ct contempt of court laws that limit reporting before any trial. Sabeels brother, Kafeel Ahmed, 27, who suffered serious burns when he drove a blazing jeep Cherokee into the Glasgow airport, remains in a critical condition in a Scotland hospital. Many say his chances of survival are pretty slim. ...
Blazing in Biological News

Potentially harmful chemicals found in forest fire smoke

...abundance of alkaloids depends on how vigorously the fire burns. Smoldering fires such as those in controlled burns produce more of the compounds than blazing fires such as those fanned by high winds. Because some plant alkaloids might be harmful, the result could affect planned fires upwind of human populat...

Genes from tiny algae shed light on big role managing carbon in world's oceans

...hrough cataloging their respective inventory of genes, Worden said, will go a long way towards understanding their biology and ecology. Algae were blazing the pathway of photosynthesis long before plants colonized landso the results bear significantly on terrestrial plant research as well. "Genome seq...

UCLA, partners establish new center on environmental effects of nanotechnology

...mic researchers and policymakers. Nanotechnology is expected to become a $1 trillion industry within the next decade. "UCLA and its partners are blazing the way to a brighter future through discoveries in nanotechnology that enhance our quality of life," UCLA Chancellor Gene Block said. "UCLA's selecti...

OHSU commercial collaborations have surged

...earch facilities and infrastructure at OHSU that are among the most advanced in the country, and for the recruitment of world-class scientists who are blazing new trails in biomedical research." Arundeep Pradhan, the director of TRC, described OHSU's ongoing collaboration with Intel Corporation as "an eme...

What's bugging locusts?

... most spectacular events in nature. In seemingly spontaneous fashion, as many as 10 billion critters can suddenly swarm the air and carpet the ground, blazing destructive paths that bring starvation and economic ruin. What makes them do it? A team of scientists led by Iain Couzin of Princeton Universit...

Private 'Rocketeers' reach for space -- science writer in Canada to explain

... the second space age, human spaceflight may no longer be the domain of governments. Dream-chasing entrepreneurs and clever engineers are aggressively blazing new trails into the heavens and preparing the world for an era of space tourism, ultra fast point-to-point earth travel and even orbiting hotels. O...

Beetle dung helps forests recover from fire

...o important to areas ravaged by fire. Cobb studied the burned-out area of a northern Alberta hamlet which was partially lost to wildfire during the blazing summer of 2001. By studying a certain species of fire-loving beetles hard at work in the burned and decaying trees, he was able to determine that the ...
Blazing in Biological Technology

New graphene-based material clarifies graphite oxide chemistry

...ve fuel efficiency, the blades of wind turbines for improved generation of electrical power, as critical components in nanoelectronics that could have blazing speeds but very low power consumption, for electrical energy storage in batteries and supercapacitors to enable renewable energy production at a large...

Small Tree provides Apple drivers for Intel's new 10-gigabit Ethernet cards

...nce Ethernet Adapters, enterprise companies can benefit from expanded networking capabilities on the Mac while taking advantage of the reliability and blazing performance of Mac OS X, Xserve G5 and Xserve RAID." Using Small Tree's drivers, the adapters work with the Power Mac G5, Xserve G4 and Xserve G5, ...

Protect your intellectual property before it's too late

...ne if anyone had a technology or process similar to what Textura was doing in the construction industry. The patent search determined that Textura was blazing a new trail. Allin and his firm worked with Miller to file preliminary patents last June, and then filed a full-blown utility patent in January. Thoug...

A new tool for keeping computers cool

... Madison, Wis. - Anyone who has listened to the constant whir of a computer's fan or held a laptop for too long knows how blazing hot computers can get. In fact, today's ultra-powerful computers generate so much heat that air cooling technology can't keep pace anymore, says U...

Does redefining universal service help bridge the digital divide?

...ns). To give a very common example in 1981, a high-speed modem cost about $7,000 in a major network topology. That high-speed modem could run at a blazing 9,600 bps. That's right: 9,600 bps on an analog line. Most networks were running analog at 2,400 bps or 4,800 bps with a very limited and expensive 56...
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