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Ironman Competitor with Diabetes Inspires Individuals with Diabetes to Live Without Limits

"Iron Andy" Holder Visits Kaheka Pharmacy To Inspire Others to Manage Chronic Conditions HONOLULU, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an inspirational nationwide tour, "Iron Andy" Holder, an Ironman competitor who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 36, participated in a Wellness Fair a...

GDFII/L&P Sucralose Win Over Competitor Tate & Lyle

EXETER, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Sucralose manufacturer Guangdong Food Industry Institute/L&P Food Ingredient Co. Ltd. (GDFII/L&P) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington, D.C. ruled in its favor in a Section 337 patent dispute (docke...

Perr&Knight Announces Discounted Fee Schedule for Access to Its Online Database of Commercial Lines Competitor Filings

LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For a limited time, Perr&Knight is offering a discounted fee schedule for commercial lines writers who are interested in obtaining their competitors' rate, rule and form filings from around the country online at RateFilings.com. RateFilings.com features ...

Ironman Competitor with Diabetes Encourages Others to Live Without Limits; Competes in Ironman Arizona in Tempe

Thursday, April 10 through Saturday, April 12, 2008 (Race Day: April 13 at 7 am) VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO/ WHAT: "Iron Andy" Holder, an Ironman Arizona competitor who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 36, will p...

Generic Competitor for Plavix Blocked in US

Never mind Sicko. Everyday expressions of outrage over the soaring healthcare costs dont seem to matter either for US judges. A Canadian company's cheap generic version of the blood thinner Plavix has been blocked from the U.S. market until at least 2011. U.S. District Judge Sidney H. Stein said T...

Par Pharmaceutical Reports EPS of $0.71 for Second Quarter 2009

...he release of backorders. Par remained the exclusive supplier of generic Imitrex(R) 4mg and 6mg starter kits and 4mg prefilled cartridges and had one competitor in the 6mg prefilled cartridges throughout the second quarter. Meclizine: Net sales for the three months ended June 27, 2009 were...

WellPoint Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... and utilization rates; our ability to secure sufficient premium rate increases; our ability to contract with providers consistent with past practice; competitor pricing below market trends of increasing costs; reduced enrollment, as well as a negative change in our health care product mix; risks and uncertaint...

Cost-Conscious Texans Find Relief with Direct Access Lab Testing

...hese cost-conscious Texans shop around for the best price. Any Lab Test Now® in Plano has their thyroid panel listed 48% lower than their major competitor and getting their comprehensive STD panel will save around $400. These discounts are common among the hundreds of tests they offer. "It'...

Carefx Implements Fusionfx at Fletcher Allen Health Care to Improve Anywhere/Anytime Access to Crucial Patient Information

...o the patient's order page has been positively received by our OR professionals," said Dr. Schapiro. "Fletcher Allen selected Carefx over its competitor largely for its technology, application development, and use of industry standards, including Microsoft .Net," added Podesta. "Their products are extr...

Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Several Scientific Presentations at International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis XII Congress

...ales. Betrixaban, its oral Factor Xa inhibitor is licensed to Merck & Co., Inc., and elinogrel, its P2Y(12) ADP receptor antagonist and potential competitor for Plavix* (clopidogrel), is licensed to Novartis. Both betrixaban and elinogrel are Phase II product candidates that have best-in-class features to...
Competitor in Medical Technology

Lower Extremity Peripheral Vascular Stent and Balloon Catheter Markets to Exceed $180 Million in Europe by 2013

... Positive clinical data, competitor focus, and new drug-eluting technologies to drive lower extremity procedure...ase in Europe is being fueled by positive clinical trial results, increased competitor focus, and the release of new drug-eluting devices for these indications. C...

Three Clinical Studies of bioTheranostics Molecular Breast Cancer Diagnostics Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

...utive officer of bioTheranostics. "As suggested by one of the studies presented this week, our test offers additional risk assessment over the leading competitor by providing a more informative picture of the intermediate risk group. We look forward to further expanding and validating this test with both additi...

Study Shows ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems and Lancing Devices Are Least Painful

...r 36 days, testing on each site-finger, palm and forearm-with each of the 3 competitor brands and 1 of the ACCU-CHEK products. After testing was completed, respon...x and ACCU-CHEK Softclix Plus lancing devices were compared individually to competitor lancing devices. "There is no question that better management of di...

MicroDose Announces Positive Results From the QDose Inhaled Insulin Glucose Clamp Study

...d formulation compared with subcutaneous insulin. The relative bioavailability observed in this study compares favorably with available information on competitor inhaled insulin programs. The study was conducted in the United States at Profil Institute for Clinical Research Inc (Profil) in San Diego, with 14 he...

Insmed Releases Positive Results from Iplex Phase II HIV-Associated Adipose Redistribution Syndrome Clinical Study

...upport the most important differentiating property of our product in this patient population, which is IPLEX's ability to improve glucose homeostasis. competitor products such as TH9507 and growth hormone reportedly either do not alter glucose homeostasis or exacerbate it, respectively. When considering that up...

Kosan Presents Phase 1 Data Showing Promising Antitumor Activity and Safety Profile of Epothilone KOS-1584 at ASCO

... our novel epothilone D backbone, has the potential to be superior to other epothilones currently in development and ultimately emerge as a meaningful competitor in the taxane market. We look forward to initiating a robust Phase 2 clinical program, with the support of our partner Roche, later in 2007." Phase ...

Biofrontera AG Announces Clinical Study Confirms Excellent Efficacy of BF-200 ALA In Actinic Keratosis

...of the clinical trial was the percentage of the complete remission of actinic lesions. Since strong pain often occurs during photodynamic therapy with competitor products, the appearance of pain during the irradiation after BF-200 ALA application was also monitored. When patients were evaluated 12 weeks af...
Competitor in Medical Products

Tibial Nailing System

Features:...guidance. Mechanical tests have shown that the Orthofix nails and locking screws have a much greater fatigue resistance than that of the existing competitor products. The proximal bend in the nail and the proximal locking screw configuration make the nail particularly stable in proximal fractures. ...
Company:Orthofix, Inc
Competitor in Biological News

Smaller plants punch above their weight in the forest, say Queen's biologists

...better. "Until now most of the thinking has suggested that to be a good competitor in the forest, you have to be a big plant," says Queen's Biology professor ...ble to tolerate all the punches you're going to take. The winner may be the competitor with the superior 'staying power'." Smaller plants have many advantages ...

UC San Diego and Genentech scientists develop potentially disruptive antibody sequencing technology

... offers a simple analogy for the algorithmic foundations of CSPS. "Imagine that the revised edition of a popular book has just been printed and that a competitor wishing to delay its release sneaks into the warehouse to shred all the books to pieces and destroys the original template," observed Bandeira, who re...

Beetles get by with a little help from their friends

...biotic. Interestingly, the antibiotic inhibits the growth of a fast-growing competitor fungus but does not affect the slow-growing beneficial fungus. Before la... eggs. The antibiotic from the bacteria prevents growth of the fast-growing competitor fungus but does not harm the slow-growing beneficial fungus, which continue...

Male fish deceive rivals about their top mate choice

...not be evolutionarily stable if males always have an opportunity to deceive rivals," they said. After all, if males always attempt such deception, any competitor who didn't fall for the ruse would have easy access to the choicest mating partner. ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Garage Door Opener Named 'Best In Class'

...cts, today announced that the MasterLock(R) smartTOUCH(TM) GDO has beat out competitor products in independent lab testing, and was named best in class and the mo...forming tests on our GDO product, but we didn't expect the tests to include competitor products as well. We knew that our smartTOUCH(TM) Garage Door Opener was su...

AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 28, 2008

...mixed taiga zone. Because larch seeds require the extreme heat of fires to germinate, this decrease in fire return intervals may help sustain larch as competitor species migrate north as a result of warmer climates. Title: Wildfires dynamic in the larch dominance zone Authors: Viacheslav I. Kharuk and Mar...

Katherine Freed wins first place at the International ISPE Undergraduate Poster Contest

...ens Institute of Technology, won first place at the International ISPE Undergraduate Poster Contest in Las Vegas in November 2007. Freed was the first competitor from New Jersey to win this ISPE award. Her winning poster, Impedance Mammography, was based on a project she created with her Senior Design team at S...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 28, 2007

... News After grabbing headlines for years as the ultimate solution to world energy problems, the hydrogen economy has an emerging but lesser-known competitor called the methanol economy, according to an article scheduled for the Dec. 3 issue of Chemical & Engineering News, ACS weekly newsmagazine. In t...

Theory of oscillations may explain biological mysteries

...ts such as “synchronized chaos? the interaction between two weakly competing consumers of a food resource can be transformed by the arrival of a third competitor to provide unpredictable opportunities for the newcomer to invade. Vandermeer holds out hopes that the study of oscillations in biological populations...

Different strategies underlie the ecology of microbial invasions

... some of the invading bacteria can be killed by their own phage parasites, upon their death they release a burst of infectious parasites that can kill competitor bacteria. Unlike chemical killing, released parasites trigger an epidemic among susceptible competitors, which become factories producing more parasit...
Competitor in Biological Technology

Good Neighbor Pharmacy(R) Ironman Competitor Inspires Individuals with Diabetes to Live Without Limits

'Iron Andy' Holder Completes First Year Inspiring Others to Manage Chronic Conditions VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2007, Good Neighbor Pharmacy(R) featuring Diabetes Shoppe(R), teamed up with "Iron Andy" Holder as part of the "Managing Diabetes: Li...

AOBO Announces New Product Launch

...eering, commented, "We are very pleased to be launching the Jingwei Capsule, which is complementary to our market-leading Boke nasal spray. Its major competitor is Schering-Plough's Claritine, whose revenue is estimated to be RMB 1.0 billion at present. Jingwei is an excellent product that is both effective a...

Patent Attorney John Rizvi Speaks at FIME International Medical Expo

... companies work with attorneys who don't fully understand the medical patent industry and draft claims that are too narrow in scope. This can allow a competitor to "design around" a patented product. John Rizvi has over 14 years of experience focused exclusively on the preparation and prosecution...

Elsevier Releases Results of Alternative Energy Research Leadership Study Identifying Top 25 Institutions Worldwide

...s rather than part of a larger effort. "Although the United States is the most prolific across all of the topic groups, Germany is a formidable competitor in solar/photovoltaic," explained Kevin Boyack, Senior Development Advisor for Elsevier A&G, study analyst and webcast presenter. "Not only is Ger...

Cyprotex Launches Cloe(R) Gateway, its Secure web Portal for Access to Cyprotex Services Including an Enhanced Version of Cloe(R) PK.

...h medicinal chemists. This approach to selling software solutions is new to the ADME / pharmacokinetic world and we anticipate it will grow to replace competitor products still being sold on the outdated server / license model. The pharmaceutical industry has amassed a huge quantity of ADME data over the...

STAAR Surgical Releases Afinity(TM) Collamer(R) Aspheric Single Piece NTIOL

...design. Today, Toric IOLs are quickly becoming the standard of care for cataract procedures as the toric design corrects astigmatism. The only other competitor in the marketplace recently raised their price by $100, despite the fact that during these difficult economic times the additional cost is likely to b...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Life Technologies for Excellence in the Life Science Research Tools Industry

...Company of the Year Award. The company's size, product portfolio breadth, market segment leadership, and strong future potential set it apart from any competitor in the life science research tools industry. Moreover, Life Technologies shows great commitment to providing innovative and enabling tools across the ...

Occlutech Obtains Favourable Ruling in Proceedings Initiated by AGA Medical

...19 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH today announced that it had defeated a request for insolvency, launched at the Amtsgericht Gera in Germany by its US competitor AGA Medical. The request by AGA was based on wrongful assumptions about Occlutech, and AGA announced that it had started the said request to re...

Azur Pharma Announces the Licensing of Niravam, Parcopa, Kemstro and Fluxid From UCB

...echnologies." Niravam and Parcopa have been commercially available in the U.S. since 2005 and 2004, respectively. There is one approved generic competitor to Parcopa. Two ANDAs to Niravam have been filed with the FDA. Kemstro and Fluxid are both FDA approved but not yet commercially available in the U.S....

ev3 Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...at resulted from the activities of new competitors. More specifically, our atherectomy business is still under some pressure due to the entry of a new competitor and the ongoing physician trialing of competitive devices. However, we believe that physician trialing of competitive products ultimately will confirm...
Competitor in Biological Products

5X Competitor II (Mouse) from Takara Mirus Bio

Description: Competitors to lower non-specific signal...
Company:Takara Mirus Bio

PolarScreen Glucocorticoid Receptor Competitor Assay Kit, Far Red from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description: PolarScreen Glucocorticoid Receptor (GR) Competitor Assay Kits are ideal for studying or screening novel GR binding compounds. The PolarScreen GR Competitor Assay Kits contain partially purified GR protein, stabilizing peptide, buffer, and one of the following proprietary fluorescent glucocorticoid...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

PolarScreen Progesterone Receptor Competitor Assay Kit, Far Red from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description: PolarScreen Progesterone Receptor (PR) Competitor Assay Kits are ideal for studying or screening novel progesterone receptor binding compounds using fluorescence polarization (FP). The homogenous assay utilizes a fusion of glutathione transferase to the ligand binding domain of human progesterone r...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

PolarScreen Androgen Receptor Competitor Assay Kit, Red from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description: The PolarScreen Androgen Receptor (AR) Competitor Assay Kits provide a sensitive and efficient method for studying and screening potential AR ligands using fluorescence polarization (FP). The kits contain rat AR ligand binding domain protein tagged with His and GST [AR-LBD (His-GST)], and a novel, ...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

PR Competitor Assay Green from Invitrogen

Description: Progesterone Receptor (PR) Competitor Assay Kits are ideal for studying or screening novel progesterone receptor binding compounds using fluorescence polarization (FP) The homogenous assay utilizes a fusion of glutathione transferase to the ligand binding domain of human progesterone receptor [PR-L...
Company:Invitrogen

ER-beta Fluorescence polarization Assay Kit from Invitrogen

Description:... Estrogen Receptor (ER) competitor Assay Kits Green for Estrogen Receptors-alpha and -beta (ER-Alpha and ER-Beta) are ideal for screening novel estrogen receptor binding compounds and e...
Company:Invitrogen

Glycoprotein Isolation Kit WGA from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:..., selectively binds to N-Acetyl glucosamine (GlcNAc) groups and to sialic acid. High recovery Equivalent or greater glycoprotein recovery versus competitor kits and lectin resins Fast Glycoprotein purification in less than an hour Versatile Isolate glycoproteins from various sample types, e.g....
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

PolarScreen PPARGamma-Competitor Assay Kit, Red from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description:...he PolarScreen Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-gamma (PPARGamma) competitor Assay Kits provide a sensitive and efficient method for studying and screen...ve affinity of test compounds for PPARGamma-LBD. The PolarScreen PPARGamma competitor Assay Kits, includes purified, active PPARGamma-LBD protein, Fluormone PPAR...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

PPARGamma-Competitor Assay Kit Green from Invitrogen

Description:...rapeutically important in the treatment of coronary artery disease, obesity, and cancer. The Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-gamma (PPAR) competitor Assay Kit, Green provides a sensitive and efficient method for studying and screening potential PPAR ligands using fluorescence polarization (FP). The...
Company:Invitrogen

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Competitor in Biological Definition

Competitive exclusion principle

...s cannot stably coexist. One of the two competitors will always have an ever so slight advantage over the other that leads to extinction of the second competitor in the long run. The competitive exclusion principle is a theoretical concept that follows from abstract mathematical modeling . The conditions un...

Extinction

...ies' ability to compete effectively for diminished resources or against new competitor species. Habitat degradation through toxicity can kill off a species very...e with no forest to house it. Diminished resources or introduction of new competitor species also often accompany habitat degradation. Global warming has all...
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