U.S. Foodservice Cites Critical Need for Food Safety Culture From Farm to Fork During Monterey PMA Conference
MONTEREY, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing the safest fresh fruit and vegetables to consumers takes proactive measures to limit contamination at every stage of the supply chain according to the chief food safety executive for U.S. Foodservice, one of the country's leading f...
Narconon Trois-Rivieres Cites 'Hillbilly Heroin' as Canadian Drug Addiction Crisis
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada has many vices, including coffee and donuts at Tim Horton's and hockey, but OxyContin ( http://narconon.ca/oxycontin.htm ) has become a problem. Legally prescribed by doctors and different medical practices, this narcotic is also regu...
Nuvilex Cites Study that Suggests Red Yeast Rice, an Active Ingredient in Cinnechol, Can Help to Improve Cardiovascular Health
Study Published in Annals of Internal Medicine
CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), an emerging healthcare consumer products company, announced today that red yeast rice, an ingredient contained in Cinnechol, one of the Company's prim...
Market Research Firm Cites Oracle as Top Software Vendor for the Life Sciences Industry
SAN DIEGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DIA 45th Annual Meeting --
In a new report, IDC Health Insights , an advisory services and market research firm focused on the healthcare and life science markets, ranked Oracle as the number one vendor for enterpris...
Immune Defense - the Earlier, the Better: Expert Cites Supplement from Pure Research Products
BOULDER, Colo., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Viruses infect all forms of life, are found in almost every ecosystem on Earth, and are among the most abundant types of pathologic entities on the planet, according to Wikipedia.org. Recently, scientists discovered that the 2009 H1N1 swine flu virus is more...
Study Cites Gains in Gall Bladder Cancer Treatment
Early detection, aggressive surgery boosts survival times, researchers say
MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with gallbladder cancer are surviving longer than they used to, but the death rate is still high, new research shows.
An estimated 9,520 cases of gallbladder or bil...
Frost & Sullivan Cites Gearworks for Creativity and Customer Service in the Home Healthcare Market
OnCare Reduces Paperwork, Allows for Stronger Management
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the mobile resource management (MRM) market, Frost & Sullivan has named Gearworks OnCare as the recipient of the "2009 North American Home Healthcare Mobi...
Houston Plastic Surgeon Cites ‘Therapeutic' Benefits for Women that Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Referencing an American Society of Plastic Surgeons study indicating that 98% of breast cancer patients are satisfied with their choice to undergo reconstructive surgery, renowned Houston plastic surgeon , Dr. Bob Basu explains why breast reconstruction following a mastectomy provides therapeuti...
Leader in Health Plan Cost Containment Cites Three Economy-Driven Reasons Why Self-Insured Health Plans Should Brace for Claim Increases and Fund Reserves Accordingly
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Data Management, Inc. (HDM), a leading, independent provider of health plan analytics for public corporations, Taft-Hartley plans and government agencies, sees storm clouds ahead for self-insured plans. "If CFOs are not taking today's econ...
CNA/NNOC Criticizes SEIU Trusteeship: Cites Concerns for Erosion of RN and Patient Care Standards
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing concerns about erosion of RN and patient care standards, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee today criticized the action by the Service Employees International Union to take over its largest California affiliate, Un...
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NHS National Innovation Centre Cites VNUS Closure(R) Procedure as Select Innovative Technology
Minimally Invasive Treatment for Varicose Veins to be showcased at National Health Service EXPO
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VNUS(R) Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), a worldwide leader in medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous refl...
Scottsdale Facility to Be First in U.S. to Showcase True REST Technology
...Newswire/ -- According to the American Medical Association, stress is a factor in more than 75 percent of illness today. The World Health Organization cites
stress as America's No. 1 Health Problem. And the American Psychological Association calls stress a "major health problem." An Arizona entrepreneur, h...
Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment
... Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology cites
Improved Recovery and Quality-of-Life with VNUS Technology
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VNUS(R) Medical Technologies, ...
Children and Orthopaedic Surgical Emergencies
...mely painful and the patient is unable to walk.
"This is the most frequently seen hip problem in children and adolescents that requires surgery," cites
Dr. Herman. "If a child complains of hip, knee or groin pain and has a limp there is a chance they could have the earliest version of the disorder." ...
ACRO Comments on NEJM Article on Globalization of Clinical Research
...ltinational studies are not only necessary but also desirable in order to meet the demands of today's global pharmaceutical industry.
The article cites
"the increasingly bureaucratic and expensive regulatory environment in many wealthy countries" as another force that is moving clinical trials to deve...
Stryker's Biotech Division Receives FDA Warning Letter
The warning letter concerns observations made during an inspection that
was initiated in September 2007. The letter primarily cites
to Stryker Biotech's handling of a past clinical study, its quality system
including medical device reporting procedures, and the inte...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings Contributors Highlight Research Findings About Cardiovascular Benefits Associated With Omega-3 Fatty Acids
...lements also can provide omega-3 fatty acids.
Author James O'Keefe, M.D., a cardiologist from the Mid America Heart
Institute in Kansas City, Mo., cites
the results of several large trials
that demonstrated the positive benefits associated with omega-3 fatty
acids, either from oily fish or fish oil cap...
Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Health Care Personnel Remain Well Below National Goal
... facility employees can be a significant source of
influenza virus transmission -- among each other and to patients. Indeed,
the Call to Action report cites
resources suggesting that unvaccinated
health care personnel can be a key cause of influenza outbreaks in health
care settings. One example is a 65-pe...
Voices to Unite in Los Angeles for 6,000 Children Orphaned Daily
...IDS Day (December 1st) and the events and activities leading
up to it, nationwide and globally.
The World Vision Global Vigil will occur in 16 major cites
Other activities will include the assembly of AIDS Caregiver Kits, rallies,
lectures, performances, and the presentation of new research re...
Callisto Reports on Second-Quarter 2007 Milestones
... Company cites
Continuing Progress on Clinical and Preclinical Programs
NEW YORK, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Callisto Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (Amex: KAL; FWB: ...
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New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon
In a decision that could jeopardize already imperiled sturgeons, more caviar will be exported from Caspian Sea and Amur River states this year as a result of unacceptably permissive new trade quotas announced Thursday by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Most stu...
Study in Science cites impact of anthropogenic nitrogen on ocean biology, atmospheric CO2
VIRGINIA KEY, Fla. Since the 1980s Dr. Joseph M. Prospero, professor of Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of Miamis Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, has pioneered studies in the worldwide measurement of aerosols, fine particles suspended in the atmosphere and ...
ADA releases position paper on food and water safety
...istered dietitians in food and water safety, including examples of how they can positively affect the safety of the supply.
ADA's position paper cites
studies that find the United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, "yet food-related illnesses impose an increasingly important pub...
'Uphold the ban'
...too great a gamble for the world to take if tigers are to have a future in the wild.
"Having carefully weighed the economics argument, we urge the cites
community to uphold the ban on wild tiger products and for all countries to continue to ban the domestic trade of wild tigers," said Keshav Varma, Dir...
Climate change could drive vast human migrations
... is already having detectable effects. While the report does not attempt to put numbers to those potentially uprooted, estimates from other reports it cites
range from 25 million to 50 million by 2010, to almost 700 million by 2050.
"Climate is the envelope in which all of us lead our daily lives. Thi...
6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards
...adily available because it is not in HTML," Chen says. "My work will allow people to search these databases easily using simple keywords."
The NSF cites
Chen's work as a potentially transformative advance because it would allow the user to cut across the boundaries between information that is stored in...
Rutgers study finds many consumers ignore food product recalls
...oints out that instructions to consumers must be clear and comprehensible if you want them to act appropriately after a food recall," Hallman said. He cites
the Food and Drug Administration's recent advice to consumers not to eat pistachios, but to hold onto them and not throw them away as confusing to con...
Field stations foster serendipitous discoveries in environmental, biological sciences
...twork and the National Ecological Observatory Network [NEON]."
The paper, "Biological Field Stations: Research Legacies and Sites for Serendipity," cites
three examples in which major serendipitous discoveries occurred at field stations:
The relationship between the decline and subsequent recovery of...
Ma and Pa solutions to global warming
... agricultural activity, explains Griffin. Hidden in this vast region are major resources yet to be tapped aside from the great agricultural assets. He cites
marketable sod, fertilizers, bio-methane, and renewable electricity generation as answers to his question. Artificial wetlands also offer sites for th...
Ecologists question effects of climate change on infectious diseases
...or diseases will tend to be in more affluent regions where medicines are in widespread use and can more readily combat the diseases, Lafferty says. He cites
model estimations that the most dangerous kind of malaria will gain 23 million human hosts outside of its current range by the year 2050, but will los...
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MichBio Leader Cites New Senate Biosciences Task Force and House Subcommittee as Evidence of State's Growing Awareness of Industry's Economic Importance
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking to a crowd of more than 170 bioscience leaders at the MichBio Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor Wednesday night, Stephen Rapundalo, Ph.D., MichBio president and CEO, said that a growing awareness by state legislators of the industry's economic ...
AARC Presentation Cites Masimo Patient SafetyNet as Key Factor in 'Improving Patient Outcomes and Reducing Costs' in Post-Acute Care Facilities
Masimo also receives the AARC Zenith Award for Equipment and Service Excellence at the 54th Annual International Respiratory Congress in Anaheim
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through-Motion and Low...
Applied Biosystems SOLiD System Named Life Science Innovation of the Year : The Scientist Magazine Cites the Technology's High Throughput, Lower Sequencing Cost, and Rapid Technology Innovation for Unlocking New Approaches to Clinical Research
Applied Biosystems, part of Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:LIFE), a provider of innovative life science research and discovery solutions, today announced that its technology for next-generation genomic analysis, the SOLiD™ System, has been named the Life Science Innovation of the Yea...
NeoStem Featured in Business Week; 'Promising' Adult Stem Cell Market Discussed in Fortune-CNNMoney.com Article
...hrough the acquisition of Erye, the Company is embarking on its own independent initiatives to develop stem cell therapies in China. Mr. Marcial also cites
NeoStem's raise of $11 million in April and its exclusive 10-year agreement, announced June 15, 2009, with Enhance BioMedical Holdings Limited, a Shan...
Nearly 70 Percent of Health Professionals Support Biotechnology's Use in Food Products
...in awareness of soy as healthy from 1997 to 2008, reaching 85 percent last year. In fact, Mintel's December 2008 report on Soy Based Food and Drink cites
"healthfulness" as the top reason consumers choose to eat soyfoods.
According to the International Food Information Council's 2008 Food Biotech...
Dow AgroSciences Delivering Beyond Expectations
... CEO cites
Performance, Expanding Franchises, Creative Go to Market and Technology Expansion in Presentation to Investors
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 10 /PRNewswir...
Automation Alley Releases Report on State of Southeast Michigan's Technology Economy
... Study cites
Growth in Life Sciences Technology Sector
TROY, Mich., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Automation Alley, Southeast
Michigan's technology business associatio...
In-Room Computers and Wall-Mounted Proximity Systems Computer WorkStations Deliver Increased Efficiency; Improved Patient Care
...Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after installing 400
Proximity Systems Computer WorkStations, Centerpoint Medical Center offers
favorable reviews and cites
reasons why the customized, wall-mounted,
retractable computer workstations are satisfying the needs of the
hospital's nurses, physicians, patients, I...
DOE JGI Director Eddy Rubin highlights the genomics of plant-based biofuels in the journal Nature
...how they can be enlisted for the enzymatic deconstruction of biomass and subsequent conversion to high energy value fuels."
As an example, Rubin cites
an analysis of the hindgut contents of nature's own bioreactor, the termite, (published in Nature (450, 560-565 [22 November 2007]), which has yield...
William F. Prendergast Named One of the Top IP Lawyers in Nanotechnology
... one of the top 10 intellectual property lawyers
influencing the field of Nanotechnology according to Nanotechnology Law &
The publication cites
Mr. Prendergast's accomplishments in the growth
of the nanotechnology industry as internationally recognized, noting his
participation as a member of ...
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...obiology and anti-Semitism is argued in (Lerner 1992) for which Lewontin wrote the foreword. MacDonald says of this book:
In the preface, Lerner cites
as intellectual influences virtually the entire list of predominantly Jewish developmental psychobiologists and anti-sociobiologists mentioned above, ...
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