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Parents Host Golf Tournament to Fund Cure for Disease That Claimed Daughter's Life

Lisa Sandler Spaeth Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at Woodmont Country Club on Oct. 14 ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jerome Sandler and his wife, Froma, are still dealing with the sadness of losing their beautiful daughter last year to a disease of unknown origin ...

IRC Reports Claimed Medical Expenses for Auto Injury Claimants Far Outpace Inflation

MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) has found that medical expenses reported by auto injury claimants continue to rise faster than the rate of inflation. Average claimed economic losses (which include expenses for medical care, l...

Lack of Medical Facilities Have Claimed Lives of Newborns at Chhattisgarh Hospital

As many as 178 newborn babies died at a government-run district hospital in Chhattisgarh during January-May 2007, Health Minister Amar Agrawal told the state assembly Tuesday . Amid protests and allegations by the opposition Congress members about the lack of basic medical facilities at the ...

Sunstroke Has Claimed Eight Lives So Far in Orissa in Two Months

At least eight people have died due to sunstroke in the past two months across Orissa, officials said Monday . While three deaths have been reported from the southern district of Ganjam, one death each has been reported from the districts of Balasore, Kandhamal, Kendrapada, Nuapada and Sund...

Anti-obesity Drugs Claimed Additional Benefits on cardiometabolic Risk Factors Questioned

Additional beneficial effects on cardiometabolic risk factors beyond those expected from weight loss in trials of the anti-obesity drug rimonabant may not be due to the drug itself, reports an article in the June issue of Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). Advertisements for rimonabant ...

Bribery has Claimed the Life of a Newborn in Madhya Pradesh

A newborn child in a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh allegedly died because his parents didn't have Rs.50 to pay the nurse who refused to tie the umbilical cord.// Ram Milan, the father of the baby boy who died Tuesday, said he had taken his wife to the government hospital in Satna for ...

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RAD001 Phase II Trial Results Positive in Patients with Advanced Gastric Cancer After Failure of One or More Prior Treatments

...ng its role in treating other tumor types." Gastric cancer, commonly referred to as stomach cancer, was diagnosed in 21,500 Americans in 2008 and claimed the lives of more than 10,000 in the same time period(2). This cancer is highly prevalent among people of Asian descent, with more than half of all ne...

American Lung Association Celebrates 101st Annual Christmas Seals Campaign

...conquer tuberculosis. "Most Americans alive today have no vivid memories of how widespread deadly tuberculosis was before the 1950s, but it claimed entire families and struck down people from all walks of life, often in their prime," said Bernadette Toomey President and CEO of the American Lung As...

Good Samaritan Hospital Launches High Risk Breast Cancer Program at Good Samaritan North Health Center

...008. And while screening programs are resulting in the earlier detection of the disease when it is more easily and successfully treated, breast cancer claimed the lives of more than 40,000 American women in 2007. On the minds of many women is one simple question, "Am I at risk?" (Photo: http://www.newscom...

CDC Misses Target With Flawed MMR/Autism Study

... the growing public concern over a vaccine-autism connection and raises several questions concerning design and methodology. For years, parents have claimed that MMR triggered their child's subsequent GI (gastrointestinal) disease and autism. In a 2002 paper where the majority of autistic children were fou...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Awarded Two New U.S. Patents Broadening Its Targeted Anti-Phospholipid Patent Portfolio

...pleased at the breadth of the issued claims, which provide Peregrine with U.S. patent coverage for methods of combating all relevant viruses using the claimed anti-PE peptide conjugates, either used alone or in combination with other anti-viral drugs. As peptide conjugates, anti-PE agents may be well-suited ...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

...uenza outbreak in Southeast Asia in 2003-04, more than 100 million birds either died or had to be killed to stem the disease. In 2007, avian influenza claimed 11 million poultry. The contagion has had devastating consequences for the poultry industry and has raised concerns about transmission to humans. Whil...
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Allopathic medicine

...dies that produce effects in a healthy subject that are different (hence Greek root allo- "different") from those of the disease to be treated. He claimed that his theory of homeopathy, which attempts to mimic the symptoms (hence homeo- , "the same"), was a more effective and humane alternative. Contr...

Neuropsychiatry

...jectively on organic nervous system pathology , especially of the brain , whereas psychiatrists have laid claim to illnesses of the mind - those claimed to be without any organic basis, often grounded in first-person subjective experience (Price, Adams & Coyle, 2000). This antipodal distinction b...

Sexual orientation and medicine

...p after the applies to change its name from Student Help Organization to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender People in Medicine. School officials claimed “the organization and its leader would advocate and promote activities inconsistent with the values of NYMC.” [5] [6] 2005 American Me...
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Movement

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Incisor

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Heredity

...Anatomy ... An Informative Review of Heredity . Read about Varicose (Spider) Vein symptoms and treatment options that work. It is sometimes claimed by those who wish to denigrate the achievements of ... Darwin's Precursors and Influences. 7. Heredity . by John Wilkins. Copyright © 1996-2003 ... ...

Burn

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Aura

...nd many forms of spiritual practice, an aura is a field of subtle, luminous radiation supposedly surrounding a person or object that some people are claimed to be capable of observing by means of their... Offers services for retail stores and health professionals. Hence, we may define the Aura as...
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Ice Age extinction claimed highly carnivorous Alaskan wolves

The extinction of many large mammals at the end of the Ice Age may have packed an even bigger punch than scientists have realized. To the list of victims such as woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats, a Smithsonian-led team of scientists has added one more: a highly carnivorous form of wolf that...

Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter

... 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-shaped, high-performance prostheses used for running) worn by Pistorius give him an advantage over able-bodie...

UW-Madison study reveals new options for people with PKU

...the following four. (Subjects spent the first two days of the study at home.) In the end, no adverse health problems were found, and 10 of 11 subjects claimed to prefer the GMP diet, making the bottom line of this study the same as the first that GMP is safe and acceptable. In this shorter study, variat...

Cheap love costs the Earth

...s exported for sale in the UK were 'bleeding that country dry'. Dr Harper, of the University's Department of Biology where he is a senior lecturer, claimed that cheap roses grown by companies that had no concern for the environment were having a devastating effect on the ecology of Lake Naivasha- the cent...

Shades of 1918? New study compares avian flu with a notorious killer from the past

...e Spanish flu (influenza A, subtype H1N1), swept the United States, Europe and Asia in three convulsive waves. The year was 1918. The ensuing pandemic claimed up to 100 million victims, most of whom succumbed to severe respiratory complications associated with rapidly progressing pneumonia. Many died within ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 28, 2009

...ing in the garage. These innovations haven't kept pace with NASCAR's push for faster cars, the article notes. But a series of spectacular crashes that claimed the lives of several NASCAR stars brought about a new focus on safety.Researchers recently established the NASCAR R&D Center to focus on safety innova...
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The Law Offices of Brian D. Witzer Wins 6+ Million Dollar Verdict

...sician and registered pharmacist, prescribed it to her for gout. Plaintiff disputed the diagnosis and alleged that she did not have gout. The doctor claimed that she told him she had gout and described pain in her toe consistent with gout. He prescribed Allopurinol in order to prevent a recurrence of an a...

New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World

...ed years ago people used to think the earth was flat. Evidence to the contrary was dismissed as absurd: 'If the world was really a ball of rock,' some claimed 'people at the bottom would fall off.' And before Galileo, it seemed stupid to think that we were whirling around the sun at 67 thousand miles per hou...

The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

...gether. Shareholder Democracy Concerns - Biovail's Position is Opposed to Proper Governance Biovail has recently and irresponsibly claimed that the Concerned Shareholders have attempted to frustrate shareholder democracy at Biovail. This is further evidence of the Board's and management's...

ChromaDex Announces 2008 Year End Financial Results

...the need for reference standards, analytical methods and other quality assurance methods to insure that products on the shelf not only contain what is claimed on the label, but are also safe and effective. We are confident that the increased awareness and demand for products that are healthy, natural, organi...

Publication of Shire plc's Annual Report 2008

...ollaborative partners must demonstrate through clinical and other studies that the product is of appropriate quality and is safe and effective for the claimed use. Clinical trials of any product under development may not demonstrate the quality, safety and efficacy required to result in an approvable or a ma...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Requests Avigen Board to Provide Critical Information to Stockholders

...protection being offered by MediciNova? 5. What is the estimated net liquidation value of Avigen? In response to our tender offer, management claimed that Avigen is currently worth more than our offer of $1 per share, without support of any kind. We call on management to publicly provide their esti...
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Avian influenza

...arly 1.2 million poultry. Up to 140 million birds are believed to have died or were killed because of the outbreak. As of April 17 , the outbreak had claimed at least 50 human lives — most in Vietnam. Vietnam and Thailand have seen several isolated cases where human-to-human transmission of the viru...

Charles Darwin

...en printed was in huge demand. New fossil evidence proved the antiquity of man, but other writers failed to fully tackle human evolution. Opponents claimed that the beauty of birds demonstrated divine guidance. These two subjects were tackled in The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex and ...

Ebola

...s, the fear of a virus being used as a weapon has increased. In his book Biohazard , former Soviet biological warfare researcher Ken Alibek claimed that the former Soviet Union experimented extensively with use of Ebola as a biological weapon. The book Executive Orders by Tom Clancy descri...

Eugenics

...ater be known as Social Darwinism on the question of activism: while both claimed that intelligence was hereditary, eugenics claimed that new policies were needed to actively change the status quo towards a m...

Evolution

...ich holds that "the survival of the fittest" explains and justifies differences in wealth and success among societies and people and eugenics , which claimed that human civilization was subverting natural selection by allowing the "less fit" to survive and "out-breed" the "more fit." After the atrocities of...

HeLa

...l research. The degree of contamination is unknown, because few researchers test the identity or purity of already-established cell lines. It has been claimed that a substantial fraction of in vitro cell lines are actually HeLa, their original cells having been overwhelmed by a rapidly growing population d...
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Vestigial organ

...tover organs of Evolution do not exist. ... Per Evolutionists a vestigial organ or appendage is supposedly something that ... ... organs in claimed evolutionary ancestors.a They were called vestigial organs . ... c Indeed, the absence of true vestigial organs implies evolution never happe...

RNA Splicing

...e are reconnected in multiple ways during RNA splicing . The resulting different mRNAs may be translated into different protein... A recent study claimed to offer proof of the RNA -world hypothesis or the origin of life. The evidence, however, is greatly lacking. Splicing is the stage during w...

Monocistronic

... protein since the ribosome finds a ... Surprisingly, expression of monocistronic plasmids expressing LucR of LucF is ... It has often been claimed that monocistronic vectors are expressed with a higher ... In contrast to the monocistronic clpPI gene, clpPII and clpPIII are part of two .....

Common descent

...ientific evidences in favor of macroevolutionary theory and common descent . It is specifically intended for those who are ... It is sometimes claimed by those who wish to denigrate the ... of common descent precede ... statement of limited common descent is found in Linnaeus, ... ... com...
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