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Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group has revealed that despite the drooping economy Scots men are opting to perk themselves up this summer by booking in for moob removal surgery and finally getting their insecurities off their chests. GLASGOW, Scotland, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Transform Cosmetic ...

With So Many Charities Struggling In This Economy, Disabled Veterans Relief Fund Is Thriving With a .99 Cent Fundraiser Program

Disabled Veterans Relief Fund ( http://www.disabledveteransrelieffund.org ) today announced its .99 CENT Fundraiser Program, through which anyone can pledge just .99 cents per month to help disabled veterans and their families--and every person who signs up for the fundraiser will automatically b...

Children of Unemployed Parents at 13 per cent increased risk of death

A new study conducted in UK has uncovered that children in families with no adult in paid employment are 13 times more likely to die than children from more advantaged backgrounds//. The paper, published by experts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Camden Primary Care Tr...

Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

...eens can affect learning and it is very important to determine if your child has learning- related visual problems as soon as possible. Almost 80 per cent of what a child learns in school is taken in visually. An undetected vision problem can make learning to read, and answering questions from the black...

Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

...d to undergo a series of cell divisions, which increases the number of lymphocytes many hundredfold. After a period the cells stop dividing and 95 per cent of the newly-generated cells die. Professor Hodgkin said although there was considerable variation in the number of divisions cells went through be...

Econiche(TM) Vaccine Efficacy Summarized in July Issue of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

...O157:H7 An estimated 100,000 cases of human infection with the E. coli O157:H7 organism are reported each year in North America. Two to seven per cent of those people develop haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a disease characterized by kidney failure (in recent outbreaks, this percentage has risen to...

Celesio Acquires Majority Stake in Number One Brazilian Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Panpharma

... STUTTGART, Germany, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The supervisory board of Celesio AG has today approved the majority holding of 50.1 per cent in pharmaceutical wholesaler Panpharma. This step into one of the most attractive and strongest-growing pharmaceutical markets world-wide is part of C...

Deep Budget Cuts Will Add to Unemployment Rolls at Wrong Time

... Additionally, because state income taxes can be subtracted from federal taxable income, taxpayers who itemize deductions can receive as much as a 35 cent reduction in federal taxes for each dollar increase in state income taxes. This would make a tax increase even less harmful to employment than deep s...

World Population Day 2009

...e. Women are more than half the agricultural labour force. They grow 80 per cent of staple crops in Africa, and in South-east Asia, 90 per cent of rice growers are women. Investing in reproductive health is especial...

New heart disease risk score outperforms existing test

...up to 12 years after first diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. All participants were aged between 35 and 74 at the start of the study. The 56 per cent of GPs in the UK who use EMIS clinical records systems can already access the QRISK2 formula, which has been embedded in their systems. EMIS Managi...

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BioCis Pharma Reports Positive Phase IIa Clinical Results in Atopic Dermatitis

...disorders." Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin with an onset typically already in infancy. It affects up to 20 per cent of the general population in the Western countries, and the prevalence rate is rising. Atopic dermatitis may significantly impair the quality of life ...

Plasma Products Safe Despite Swine Influenza Outbreak, Assures International Biopharmaceutical Company Octapharma

...f Octaplas(R) to satisfy usual client demand. Production can be increased by up to 30 percent if demand increases. Octapharma already provides 100 per cent of plasma needs with Octaplas(R) for transfusion in Norway, Finland and Portugal. During the manufacture of Octaplas(R), the product undergoes ...

YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES NIMOTUZUMAB PRESENTATIONS TO BE MADE AT THE 100TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH AND EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

... through Accipiter Capital Management, LLC and associated companies decreased holdings in the Company to 2,814,932 common shares, representing 4.8 per cent voting rights attached to the issued common share capital of the Company, being 58,216,309 common shares. This information is being provided in order ...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results From the Landmark ATHENA Trial with Multaq(R) (dronedarone) in Atrial Fibrillation

...ease in the risk of cardiovascular death by 29 per cent (p=0.03) in patients with AF. Multaq significantly decreased the risk of arrhythmic death by 45 per cent (p=0.01) and there were numerically fewer deaths (...rdiovascular hospitalization was reduced by 26 per cent (p<0.001) in the dronedarone group. " The...

CHMP Recommends Approval of New Indication for Enbrel(R) as Treatment for Severe Psoriasis in Paediatric Patients

...oriasis Across Europe, 5.1 million people are estimated to have psoriasis(2), a distressing chronic inflammatory disease. Approximately 80 per cent of these patients have plaque psoriasis, which is characterised by red, scaly patches.(3) Psoriasis can be extremely distressing, and may have a signi...

Critical Pharmaceuticals Enter Sustained Release hGH Arena

...oincides with a recent report by Frost & Sullivan valuing the European market at $846.4m in 2007, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 per cent from 2007 to 2014. The report also highlighted new delivery methods together with approval for new indications as keys to success. According to Chie...

New Data Show Efficacy of Zebinix(TM) in the Treatment of Epilepsy

...-term open-label therapy, including:5 - 16 per cent mean relative improvement in overall quality of life (p<0.0001). - 51 per cent improvement in worry about seizures (p<0.0001) - 41 per cent improvement in social function (p Improvement in ...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Shown to Maintain Treatment Benefit in Schizophrenia for up to Six Months

...e LAI was 29 cases (in 28 patients) after more than 40,000 injections, yielding a per-injection rate of 0.07 percent and a per-patient rate of 1.4 per cent - or approximately one event per 1,400 injections. No clinically significant decreases in vital signs were observed and all patients recovered complet...

AstraZeneca Announces Innovative New Partnership With Singapore Institutions to Develop Anti-Cancer Compounds

...ngapore and in the region. It was established in 1997 and sees about 68 per cent of the public sector medical oncology cases and 74 per cent of radiation oncology cases. NCCS not only houses the most number of oncolo...

New Australian Technology: Detecting Breast Cancer With Hair

...(hairs treated with dyes or other chemicals) the accuracy rate of the Test increased to 75%. The result of Fermiscan's trial also showed that 80 per cent of the patients referred for a biopsy as a result of imaging were correctly identified as negative by the Fermiscan Test. This highlights the Test's p...

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New renewables to power 40 per cent of global electricity demand by 2050

With adequate financial and political support, renewable energy technologies like wind and photovoltaics could supply 40 percent of the world's electricity by 2050, according to findings from the International Scientific Congress "Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges & Decisions." However, if ...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

...al security later in life until they take up permanent positions. A survey conducted by the EMBO Fellowship office revealed that less than ten per cent of fellows contributed to a pension scheme, while nearly all of them were insured against health risks and accidents. The European Charter for Researc...

Marine microbes creating green waves in industry

...acturing solutions - for pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals in particular - as a result of this search." Microorganisms account for more than 95 per cent of ocean biomass but relatively little is really known about them and their potential applications. The research team's search is for industrially rel...

UBC researchers find first-ever 'wanderlust gene' in tiny bony fish

...d a mutant form of a gene, or allele, that prohibits growth of armour and is commonly found in freshwater sticklebacks but exists in less than one per cent of their marine counterparts. Now UBC PhD candidate Rowan Barrett and colleagues from UBC's Dept. of Zoology have found that the gene may also be c...

Stem cell 'daughters' lead to breast cancer

... mutations in the gene BRCA1. BRCA1 gene mutations are found in 10-20 per cent of women with hereditary breast cancer. Women with BRCA1 mutations often de...ses of premature death in women. "BRCA1 women have approximately a 65 per cent lifetime chance of developing breast cancer. Following surgery, treatment o...

Global curbs on overfishing are beginning to work

... "These highly managed ecosystems are improving," says Dr Hilborn. "Yet there is still a long way to go: of all fish stocks that we examined 63 per cent remained below target and still needed to be rebuilt." According to Dr Worm, there is still a troubling trend of increasing stock collapse across ...

Humans 'damaging the oceans'

...s not unreasonable to expect warming of 5.5 degrees by the end of this century." Scientists expect ocean oxygen levels to decline by about six per cent for every one degree increase in temperature and areas in the sea which are low in oxygen to grow by at least 50 per cent. This has major implications...

First genetically-engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...sue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Professor Cowman said similar vaccines had been tested in mice and offered 100 per cent protection against malaria infection. He said it was hoped the vaccine would produce similar results in humans. "Although two genes have been deleted ...

Test helps in fight against lung infections and for treating other life-threatening infections

...doctors to more accurately identify the right antibiotics required to treat serious, chronic infections that are biofilm based. With more than 80 per cent of infections in the developed world caused by biofilms, the potential for this new breakthrough test, called bioFILM PA™, is of immense signifi...

UBC researchers help push for standard DNA barcodes for plants

...n evaluated 12,055 species of plants as endangered, but notes only four per cent of total plant species have been evaluated. Those evaluations tend to focus...ngered. Estimates of the total number of endangered plants vary from 13 per cent to 37 per cent. ...

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Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months

...cial improvement for the Company." Financial Results For the quarter ended June 30, 2009, the Company recorded a net loss of $672,366 or one cent a share compared to a loss of $945,111 or three cents a share in the same period in fiscal 2008. The company's negative cash position improved by 99.9...

First genetically engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...sue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Professor Cowman said similar vaccines had been tested in mice and offered 100 per cent protection against malaria infection. He said it was hoped the vaccine would produce similar results in humans. "Although two genes have been deleted ...

Big Pharma to Big Biopharma: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Latest M&A Trends and Opportunities

...companies as well as academic institutions. "The global downturn's detrimental impact on funding availability coupled with an average 30 per cent decline in the value of biotech firms, means that outright acquisitions rather than complex licensing deals are an attractive proposition," concludes ...

Inverness Medical Innovations - Concateno plc, Further Announcement Regarding UK Takeover Code Share Dealing Disclosure Requirements.

...er Code Under the provisions of Rule 8.3 of the UK Takeover Code, if any person is, or becomes, "interested" (directly or indirectly) in one per cent (1%). or more of any class of "relevant securities" of either IMA or Concateno, all "dealings" in any "relevant securities" of that company (including...

Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia

... - Well tolerated - short-term mortality substantially lower (13 per cent vs. 25 per cent) Elacytarabine is a novel cytotoxic agent being de... was substantially lower than published data for existing therapies (13 per cent vs. 25 per cent). Out of the 61 patients treated with elacytarabine, 10 wer...

Secret of sandcastle construction could help revive ancient building technique, researchers say

...asing interest in using the technique as it may help reduce reliance on cement in building materials (cement production being responsible for five per cent of man's CO 2 output (1)). Rammed earth materials can usually also be sourced locally, thereby reducing transport needs. As well as informing new ...

Nature parks can save species as climate changes

...ion areas is vital in helping to save up to 90 per cent of bird species in Africa affected by climate chan...9,306 square kms (1,292,020 square miles) or 7 per cent of the African continent. The sites are identified...sue affecting wildlife in Africa. More than 40 per cent of African IBAs lack any form of legal protection ...

Microbix Sales Grow Over 30% In The Second Quarter; Up 43% In The First Half '09

... Core Business In the second quarter, sales improved over 30% per cent compared to the same quarter last year. "We exceeded our sales target again...er ended March 31, 2009, the Company recorded a net loss of $512,834 or one cent a share compared to a loss of $1,337,698 or two cents a share in the same p...

GSK and Pfizer Innovative Agreement Creates Specialist HIV Company

...ere longer term benefits for GSK shareholders. "Today we own 100 per cent of a pipeline with three assets in it. Tomorrow we'll own 85 per cent of a pipeline with somewhere between five and seven assets in it." T...

Aviation partners to cut 500,000 tonnes of CO2 a year

...on. CDA will benefit residents living around many European airports by lowering noise and carbon emissions, saving airlines money at a time when every cent counts -- a rare win-win, in an increasingly challenging operating environment." Alexander ter Kuile, CANSO Secretary General said "CAN...

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Interphase

...ls during interphase may or may not be growing. At any given time, even in an area of rapid cell division such as the tip of a plant root , 90 per cent of cells are in interphase. Some cells, such as nerve cells, can stay in interphase for decades. The cell grows and replicates its DNA and centriol...
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