Video: Allergan Announces the LATISSE(TM) Wishes Campaign, Committing $1 Million to The Make-A-Wish Foundation(R)
Register on LATISSE(TM) Web Site to Help Reach Goal
IRVINE, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN ) hosted a star-studded event last night in Hollywood to launch LATISSE (TM) Wishes , a charitable public awareness campaign designed to help make wishes come...
Significant Barriers Prevent People with MS from Fully Committing to Treatment Regimen, New Survey Reveals
Support networks and treatment choices can have a vital impact in helping patients start and stay on therapy
DENVER, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all people (97 percent) with
multiple sclerosis (MS) who have started treatment say their commitment to
managing their disease in ...
WWE Superstar Chris Benoit Kills Wife, Son Before Committing Suicide
Superstar wrestler Chris Benoit killed his wife and young son over the weekend, and then committed suicide on Monday.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. has reported on its website, www.wwe.com, that the bodies of Chris, Nancy, and seven-year-old Daniel in their home in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering Research Efforts
...I leading the way."
Quotes Attributed to Eileen Braun, Angelman Syndrome Foundation Executive Director
- The Angelman Syndrome Foundation is committing
$125,000 in seed funding to start ATRI with an ultimate goal of raising $2 million within two years.
- Funding will be used to implement program go...
New DeKaye Article Identifies 'Hierarchy of Greed' in Healthcare Fraud
...ial and medical identity theft, and how this problem needs to be addressed. In "corporate greed," the article explores how ego may be a precursor to committing
fraudulent activities, the concept of "misguided altruism" or making the organization the best at any cost, and "loophole exploitation" or pushing the...
Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering Research Efforts
...ance life and self-help skills, vocational training, and access to community programs and health services.
"The Angelman Syndrome Foundation is committing
$125,000 in seed funding to start ATRI with an ultimate goal of raising $2 million within two years," said Eileen Braun, Angelman Syndrome Foundation ...
Smart Ideas at the Intersection of Transportation, Health, and Equity
...rder to provide much needed access and lower health disparities;
opening up the transportation planning process by involving local residents and committing
to accountability and transparency so community members can have a say in what their needs are; and
promoting the health benefits of reducing in...
Health Information Technology and Health Care Reform Must Be Well-Aligned to Improve Health and Lower Costs
...h information technology (IT) are aligned with broader health care reform, a group of three influential non-profit organizations said today.
to specific, ambitious targets -- like preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes and cutting medication errors and administrative burdens in half...
Video: Sodexo Takes on Childhood Obesity in School Cafeterias
...of the American Heart Association, and medical director for The Center for Heart & Vascular Health at Christiana care in DE. "I commend Sodexo for committing
to providing its schools with healthier foods and beverages that are compliant with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Guidelines, and I am glad ...
Fluorescent probes may permit monitoring of chemotherapy effectiveness, Stanford study shows
... STANFORD, Calif. Going out like a brilliant flame is one way to get attention. If physicians could watch tumor cells committing
a form of programmed suicide called apoptosis, a desired effect of workhorse cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy, they could more ...
Committing in Medical Technology
Committing in Biological News
Rising sea levels set to have major impacts around the world
...y year 2100", he says.
"Unless we undertake urgent and significant mitigation actions, the climate could cross a threshold during the 21st century committing
the world to a sea level rise of metres", said John Church
"Measurements around the world show that sea level has risen almost 20 centimeters sinc...
Fish choose their leaders by consensus
...sh followed the less attractive leadernot quite reaching Condorcet's philosophical ideal.
A simple quorum rule, in which an animal's probability of committing
to a particular option increases sharply when a threshold number of other individuals have committed to it, proved sufficient to explain the observati...
Genes that control cell death fingered in age-related hearing loss
...ar. The work offers a potential new target as scientists work to find ways to stop age-related hearing loss, such as a drug that would stop cells from committing
cell suicide as they age.
"The goal, of course, is to prevent and even reverse age-related hearing loss, which is the third most common chronic med...
Brain-nourishing molecule may predict schizophrenia relapse
...rain is better armed if something bad, like a stroke, happens. Trophic factors such as BDNF also induce anti-apoptotic mechanisms that keep cells from committing
suicide when stressed by a lack of oxygen, for example. Exactly where BDNF comes from or what controls endogenous levels is still unclear. Exercise c...
When cells go bad
...cide. The net effect of crippling the cell suicide genes and then damaging the chromosomes was to allow more damaged chromosomes to survive instead of committing
In a normal fly, when a telomere is lost, only 10 percent to 20 percent of cells with such damage survive, with the rest killing themselv...
ST Kinetics and NTU set up Southeast Asia's first cold spray research center
...h superior coating technologies."
~ SEW Chee Jhuen
President, ST Kinetics
"We are glad to see local industry embracing advanced technologies and committing
their resources to R&D. In so doing, the resulting knowledge would not only lead to innovative applications, it would also benefit other industries. ...
Iowa State wins $18.5M grant to create NSF Center for Biorenewable Chemicals
...President for Research and Economic Development and the colleges of engineering, agriculture and life sciences, and liberal arts and sciences is also committing
$600,000 per year for the center.
Iowa State will lead the ten institutions affiliated with CBiRC. Brent Shanks, an Iowa State professor of chemi...
Don't count on long-term success in climate policy, warns paper in Decision Analysis
... gas emissions can be delayed, and whether some level of mitigating effort is required at once. Countering those who say the dust should settle before committing
to big decisions, he points out that when a decision will be irreversible -- as is likely the case in climate policy -- delaying the decision is proba...
Blue light used to harden tooth fillings stunts tumor growth
...ned with increased apoptosis, helps explain why the tumors didn't grow as much because you have cells that aren't dividing and you have cells that are committing
suicide," Mr. Patel says.
Dr. Lewis predicts treating the tumors with blue light sooner will increase the rate of apoptosis, possibly preventing t...
2 University of Illinois researchers named HHMI investigators
...t of the institute.
The Maryland-based institute is a private philanthropy dedicated to supporting biomedical research and science education. It is committing
more than $600 million to support new research conducted by the 56 investigators in their first term of appointment.
Two other U. of I. faculty mem...
Committing in Biological Technology
SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...e continue to advance discussions with a number of potential partners for our 12-hour controlled release ibuprofen. These potential partners have been committing
resources to due diligence and preliminary negotiations of license terms. In the nutraceutical arena, we are working with companies interested in comm...
European Airports Actively Engaging on Reducing CO2, Despite the Crisis
...e last year, European airports adopted a landmark environmental resolution, committing
to reduce their carbon emissions, with the ultimate goal of becoming carbon...e last year, European airports adopted a landmark environmental resolution, committing
to reduce their carbon emissions, with the ultimate goal of becoming carbon...
As Other States Pull Back, Kansas Accelerates Innovation Investments at Bio International Convention
Cancer drug development
Adding to the investment of more than $32 million in drug discovery and delivery projects in March, the KBA is committing
another $1.9 million this month:
Lenexa-based CyDex Pharmaceuticals will receive $195,000 to commercialize re-formulated drugs that...
Pharma and Biotech Companies Plug into Singapore's Integrated Research Network
...st and develop new solutions for
Asia and beyond.
Recent announcements of public-private partnerships (PPP) include
GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals committing
US$1.3 million in vaccine and process
development with Singapore's Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI); Lilly
Singapore Centre for Drug Discovery...
Global Aviation Summit Explores Low-Carbon Flight
...fuels and focus on how to ensure we are supplied from sustainable sources."
At last year's Summit top industry leader's signed a Declaration committing
to a cross-industry approach to reducing aviation's climate change impact. "The Declaration has catalysed an even more coordinated approach acros...
DuPont Biotech Stewardship Program Gains External Certification
...ality management programs for the full product life cycle of biotech-derived plant products. DuPont and other companies that attain certification are committing
to promoting responsible use of biotechnology.
“We applaud DuPont -- and the other ETS founding members -- who are pursuing leadership role...
Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. To Make Tender Offer For Any And All Outstanding Shares Of Avigen At $1.00 Per Share
... appointed) and constituting a majority of directors on the Board, (ii) the Board redeeming rights issued under Avigen's poison pill, (iii) Avigen not committing
to any strategic transactions or capital-depleting actions, pursuant to the process described by Avigen on January 14, 2009 (or otherwise), and (iv) o...
BIO Ventures for Global Health Receives $7 Million Grant from Gates Foundation to Engage Biotechnology in the Fight Against Neglected Diseases of the Developing World
... and partnerships that help make this
industry commitment possible."
BVGH's accomplishments are measured by the growing numbers of companies
who are committing
their best scientists and technologies to solving the
most pressing public health needs across the globe.
"Improving health care in developing natio...
SemBioSys provides update on shrimp feed additive, Immunosphere(TM)
...ers a significant reduction to the cost of
production of immunostimulatory feed additives. We intend to evaluate all
of the available options prior to committing
to next steps with this
product which targets a large potential market that has a significant unmet
The global shrimp industry represents an ...
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Launches New Public Service Announcement Featuring 'Last Lecturer' Dr. Randy Pausch
... will we find better treatments and, ultimately, a cure."
Said Kerri Kaplan, Lustgarten Foundation Executive Director, "The
Lustgarten Foundation is committing
millions of dollars for promising
research precisely because the scientific method is our best hope in the
fight against pancreatic cancer. We are pro...
Committing in Biological Definition
...controversy of the early 1970s as cautionary tales in the use of evolutionary principles as applied to human society. They believed that Wilson was committing
the naturalistic fallacy . Several academics opposed to Wilson's sociobiology created "The Sociobiology Study Group" to counter his ideas.
...or supressor genes can eventually lead to tumors. Cells have mechanisms that repair DNA and other mechanisms that cause the cell to destroy itself by committing
apoptosis if DNA damage gets too severe. Mutations that repress the genes for these mechanisms can also eventually lead to cancer. A mutation in one...