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Urgent Care Association of America Launches Program to Educate Congress on Urgent Care

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Urgent Care Association of America ( www.ucaoa.org ) is reaching out to key members of Congress to offer assistance in the ongoing health care reform initiatives. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090804/UCAO...

Hispanic Alliance Urges Congress to Work Through Recess on Health

"With one-third of Hispanic American adults uninsured, Congress must get this right" WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With one-third of Hispanic American adults uninsured, the Hispanic Alliance for Prosperity Institute today urged Congress to work through its ...

National League of Cities Commends President and Congress on Work Towards Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of America's cities and towns, National League of Cities President Kathleen Novak, mayor, Northglenn, Colo., commends President Barack Obama, the House of Representatives, and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Commi...

Abbott Testifies Before U.S. Congress on Role of Private Sector in Advancing Science Education

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a hearing today of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, part of the larger Committee on Science and Technology, Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) testified on its contributions as a private sector company in a m...

U.S. Congress Introduces H.R. 2248 'DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009'

PASSAIC, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honorable G. K. Butterfield, Jr., Democrat of North Carolina, along with 8 other House Representatives have introduced the "DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009" to establish a grant in support of states efforts to root out the eve...

PFCD Urges Congress to Address Real Cost-Driver in Health Reform in Light of New CBO Statement

CBO Announcement Says Current Legislation Does Not Include Cost-control Efforts, Costs Will Increase WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a recent announcement by CBO Director Douglass Elmendorf about current legislative drafts proposed by the S...

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Results and Additional Analyses From Efficacy and Safety Study of Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure to be Presented at Heart Failure Congress 2009

SAN MATEO┬┐ Calif.┬┐ May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Results and additional analyses from the Phase II portion of a Phase II/III clinical trial of Corthera's investigational drug relaxin for the treatment of acute heart failure will be presented at the Heart Failure Congress, the annual meeting of the Heart ...

Novexel to Present Four Posters at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases in Helsinki

PARIS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Novexel, a speciality pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial resistance, announces that its two most advanced pipeline products NXL104 and NXL103 are the...

Results From Phase 3 EQUATE Trial of VIVUS' Qnexa Highlighted at European Congress on Obesity

Study Results Demonstrated Significant Weight Loss in Obese Patients Treated with Qnexa MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS ), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic products, today ann...

Trius Therapeutics Announces Presentations Featuring Torezolid Antibiotic at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Clinical results and advantage over linezolid in resistance acquisition by Staph aureus among data to be presented at infectious disease meeting SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing best-in-class drugs for the treatment of s...

Lilly Announces Inconclusive Phase II Study Results for mGlu2/3 at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research

SAN DIEGO, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced today inconclusive Phase II clinical trial results from Study HBBI investigating LY2140023 monohydrate, also known as mGlu2/3, for the treatment of patients suffering from acute schizophrenia. In Stud...

ATL/TV1102 Trial Results Presented at World Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis

- Conference call webcast Monday, 5:00 p.m. EDT and Tuesday, 7:00 a.m. Australian EST at http://www.antisense.com.au and http://www.isispharm.com MELBOURNE, Australia and CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Antisense Therapeutics Ltd. (ASX: ANP) and Isis Pharmaceuticals,...

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Traumatic Brain Injury

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22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

Mental disorders are a global problem and represent one of the biggest challenges for health care systems. In the world, there are some 500 million people suffering from mental disorders, and in the European Union, mental disorders range as one of the leading causes of disease burden. What makes t...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology

The 22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) will be held from 12-16 September 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey. More than 6,500 clinical and basic scientists such as psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists and neuroscience researchers from all over the world will...

World Congress on Osteoporosis 2010 presents outstanding scientific program

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) have joined forces to present an outstanding scientific programme for the upcoming IOF WCO- ECCEO10, a global congress to be held in Florence, Italy...

World Congress on Osteoporosis 2010 -- IOFWCO-ECCEO10 to be held in Florence

We invite you to attend the joint Congress of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Society of Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, to be held in Florence, Italy from May 5-8, 2010. IOF WCO-ECCEO10 is a unique opportunity for clinicians and res...

17th Annual Congress on Women's Health convenes

New Rochelle, NY, November 21, 2008A prestigious group of physicians, nurses, and allied healthcare providers will gather in Williamsburg, VA on March 27-29, 2009 at the Williamsburg Lodge to learn practical, clinical information on cutting-edge therapeutic protocols, novel diagnostic procedures, ...

Less than one month to opening of world’s largest global congress on osteoporosis

More than 4,000 health professionals are expected to attend the upcoming IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) to be held from December 3 7, 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand. Detailed information about the congress is available on the IOF website at www.iofbonehealth.org IOF and the Thai Os...
Congress in Biological Technology

Proteolix Presents Clinical Data from Two Clinical Studies of Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. today announced data from ongoing Phase 2 and Phase 1b clinical trials of carfilzomib for the treatment of multiple myeloma at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) in Berlin, Germany. Carfilzomib is the ...

PeriCor Therapeutics Reports Positive Preclinical Results of GP531 at the European Heart Failure Congress in Nice

Adenosine Regulation with GP531 Improves the Heart's Pumping Function in Dogs with Advanced Chronic Heart Failure NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriCor Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that positive preclinical results of its novel cardioprotective agent, GP531, were reported in a poster...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Rib-X" or the "Company"), a development-stage company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics for the treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections, today announced that researchers will be presenting two pr...

Eric D. Whitman, MD to Present on the Delcath PHP System(TM) at the 7th World Congress on Melanoma

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc., (Nasdaq: DCTH ) a medical technology company testing its proprietary Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion (PHP(TM)) System for the treatment of cancers of the liver, announced today that Eric D. Whitman, MD, Director of the Atlanti...

Cord Blood America Supports Effort in Congress to Inform on Value of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Storage

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and inte...

Cepheid Announces Symposium Speakers and Program Highlights for 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

Test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) Expected to Highlight Broad On-Demand CE IVD Test Menu at Booth #611 SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD ) today announced speaker and program highlights for its symposium, " Patient Management in the Era of Ra...
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Chromatography

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Down syndrome

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Ebola

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Enzyme

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Eugenics

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Fitness landscape

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Segregation

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Schwann cells

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Retina

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Cap site

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Biomechanics

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