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Landmark Rh Immune Globulin Celebrates 40 Years of Saving Babies' Lives

...nd improve patient care. For more information, visit www.orthoclinical.com . (1) Zimmerman D.R. Rh: The Intimate History of a Disease and its conquest . New York, NY: MacMillan Publishing Company, May 1973. (2) www.acog.org/publications/patient_education/bp027.cfm Rho (D) Immune Globul...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Mountain Climber and Cancer Survivor Sean Swarner

...odds, he defeated the Askin's tumor, and is believed to be the only person to have been diagnosed with both of these cancers. Following his second conquest over cancer, Swarner challenged himself to take up mountain climbing in the name of cancer patients worldwide. Since then, despite having use of only ...

Blind Tibetan Teenagers Featured in Award-Winning Film, 'Blindsight,' Unite with Students from Junior Blind of America to Share Life Experiences

... school for the blind in Tibet, the students invited the famous blind mountain climber Erik Weihenmayer to visit their school after learning about his conquest of Everest. Erik arrived in Lhasa and inspired Sabriye and her students -- Kyila, Sonam Bhumtso, Tashi, Gyenshen, Dachung and Tenzin -- to let him lea...

Mayo Clinic's Dr. Ronald C. Petersen Awarded Leon Thal Prize for Excellence in Dementia Research

...lzheimer's Disease. About Lou Ruvo Brain Institute The Lou Ruvo Brain Institute (LRBI) is dedicated to bringing new thinking about thinking to the conquest of Alzheimer's, Huntington's, Parkinson's, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and other chronic brain disorders. The Institute's two main objectives...

Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought

... era. One of them is a skeleton of a man aged around 50, probably born during the reign of King Canute (1016-1035). He lived during the Norman conquest of 1066 and the subsequent "Harrying of the North" by William the Conqueror, Payne said. Though at 5 feet 2 inches, he was short by the stand...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

... of the life and politics of the times." Its metaphors mirror the passions of the age: "At a time when military power was equated with virility, armed conquest is often used as a metaphor for sex – in phrases such as 'unsheathing the weapon', 'storming the fort' and 'releasing the cannon'." By the 1770s...
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Cancer Research 'David' Hopes to Slay 'Cancer Goliath'

...major institutions and government agencies for the conquest of cancer, a small, unheralded, non-profit organiz... of organ sites in both man and animals toward the conquest of cancer without the toxicity normally associat...of my life since childhood to help bring about the conquest of cancer," said Eroca Daniel, CEO of CHAI Founda...
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Conquest Suture Retrievers

Description:... The Stryker conquest Suture Retrievers are re-usable manual instruments that pierce through soft tissue and retrieve suture through the tissue to create a stitch. The conquest Retrievers are front opening which makes suture retrieval easy and efficien...
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Polio Vaccines

...ion, ant-shot ... A Letter to Grandparents on the Polio Vaccine ... First polio vaccine . Notable awards. Lasker Award (1956) ... 4.5 Final conquest of polio and the Sabin vaccine controversy. 4.6 10th anniversary ceremonies ... Salk produces polio vaccine . 1952. Poliomyelitis has been ...

Pellagra

...en a low-level problem throughout the South for years, but crop ... The conquest of Pellagra27 April 2005The conquest of pellagra is commonly associated with a single name, that of Joseph Gol...
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New World post-pandemic reforestation helped start Little Ice Age, say Stanford scientists

...have repeatedly laid low the great Goliaths of human civilization, most famously in the devastating pandemics that swept the New World during European conquest and settlement. In recent years, there has been growing evidence for the hypothesis that the effect of the pandemics in the Americas wasn't confine...

AACR annual meeting showcases developments in understanding and targeting cancers

...e next generation of young cancer researchers, the AACR has invited nearly 300 local high school students from ten high schools to participate in "The conquest of Cancer and the Next Generation," a day-long program on the floor of the AACR meeting that will feature educational lectures, a tour of poster displ...

WUSTL researchers spearhead key genome initiative

... Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and the corresponding author of the paper. The accomplishment will "reveal insights into the conquest of land by plants," Quatrano says, including the identification of unique gene products and metabolic pathways as to how these diminutive plants prote...

CU, USDA team to curb two invasive, poisonous vines

...ly populations and bird habitats. The vines are pale and black swallow-wort, and to find a biological control to stem the growth of and their steady conquest of local ecosystems in the northern United States and Canada, Cornell University is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural ...
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National Cancer Institute: Battling Cancer and a Recession

...illion. Bruce A. Chabner, M.D., editor-in-chief of "The Oncologist" in a lead editorial summarized that, "as a nation, we must proceed with the conquest of this disease, despite our economic limitations. The scientific opportunities have never been greater and, as our population ages and other diseases...

The flattening world and its impact on U.S. biotech

...alization 1.0 (1492-1800) , which shrank the world from a large size to a medium size as countries globalized their efforts in search for imperial conquest and natural resources. Globalization 2.0 (1800-2000) , which shrank the world from a medium size to a small size, and was characterized by comp...
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Medusa

...ers.monstrous .com/ medusa .htm ... Medusa , one of the three Gorgons, daughter of Phorcys and Ceto. ... Perseus rendered his name immortal by his conquest of Medusa . ... Dealing with genuine Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Near Eastern artifacts. However, the Seagod Poseidon (Neptune) desperately desi...
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