'Health Care Reform Must be Abortion-Free,' says Supreme Knight
... told delegates that the inclusion of an abortion mandate and other provisions that would require all health insurance plans to pay for abortions runs contrary
to public opinion, which has moved decisively in the opposite direction.
Anderson cited the results of a Knights of Columbus/Marist College Pol...
AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support
... When severe, dehydration increases the risk of life-threatening heat injury such as heat stroke."
"Most athletes are surprised to learn that, contrary
to popular belief, not all waters are equally hydrating," she continued. "Plain, unenhanced water does not meet the hydration needs of high-performan...
Scientists Find Way to Make 'Good' Brown Fat
...this slimming form of fat, which was thought only to be present in children and rodents.
"Several papers found that humans have a lot of brown fat, contrary
to previous reports," said study senior author Dr. Bruce Spiegelman, a professor of cell biology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Expressing Growing Concern, THCA Urges Texas Congressional Delegation to Protect Seniors' Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care as Health Reform Debate Proceeds
... already fragile economy, Medicare cuts of the size possibly contemplated would inhibit our profession's continued investment in cost effective care - contrary
to our state and nation's stated health policy objectives."
Founded in 1950, the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) is the largest long t...
Signs of Alzheimer's Seen Earlier Than Thought
...ers assigned 162 adults with a parent who had Alzheimer's to either receive or not receive information about their own genetic risk of the disease.
to some assumptions, those who learned about their risk understood the information they were given and were glad that they had been informed, said Gre...
Intelident Solutions Reaffirms Proposal to Acquire Zila
... common stockholders by Tolmar. Intelident's offer of $0.48 per share of Preferred stock represents a premium of 9.1% over the Tolmar offer.
to Zila's assertion in its July 10, 2009 press release that Intelident's offer had "strings attached", there are very few differences in the terms and...
American Academy of Dermatology Issues Updated Position Statement on Vitamin D
...osure to maximize vitamin D production that does not put the individuals health at risk for developing skin cancer," stated Dr. Pariser. "In addition, contrary
to some reported information about vitamin D and the prevention of certain cancers and diseases - other than for bone health, we simply need more clin...
Americans United for Life: Ninth Circuit Ruling on Pharmacists Endangers Fundamental Freedoms
AUL President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said of the decision, "When a state steps in and forces healthcare professionals to provide services contrary
to their religious, moral, or ethical beliefs, it is a loss for liberty and undermines the Constitution itself."
AUL assisted the plaintiffs' att...
Poll of Business Executives Shows Most Companies Not Aware of True Costs of Healthcare
MARIETTA, Ga., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- contrary
to a conventional perspective among business executives that the top healthcare cost drivers for employers are pharmacy and medical expenses, research...
First Day of Summer Has Come: Enjoy the Summer Sunshine Without Putting Yourself at Risk
...of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year
One in 55 people will be diagnosed with melanoma during their lifetime
to popular belief, 80 percent of a person's lifetime sun exposure is not acquired before age 18 -- the number is closer to 23 percent
Skin is ...
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Study Suggests Vitamin D Screening and Appropriate Supplementation Indicated for All Cancer Patients
...eficiency and therefore expected mean serum 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D] levels to be significantly lower in malnourished oncology patients. However contrary
to what they expected, vitamin D deficiency was found to be prevalent in cancer regardless of nutritional status.
This study was presented at th...
Metabolic Solutions Development Company Announces Preliminary Results from Phase IIa Clinical Trial
...sensitivity and lower glucose similar to a traditional TZD," said Dr. Jerry Colca, president and chief scientific officer of MSDC. "These results are contrary
to the commonly accepted theory of how leading diabetes drugs work and support our theory surrounding PPAR-sparing TZDs that led us to develop this le...
Research Finding Could Revolutionize Asthma Treatment
... Have Long-Term Benefits
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Asthma Foundation announced a research breakthrough suggesting that, contrary
to popular belief, drugs commonly used to treat high blood pressure may also bring relief to many asthma sufferers.
Naturally Occurring Compounds in Cocoa Tied to Blood Flow Improvements for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
...ssary to fully demonstrate the clinical relevance of
flavanol-rich foods in the context of cardiovascular health and disease.
The Body of Evidence
to statements often made in the popular media, the collective
research demonstrates that the cardiovascular effects of cocoa flavanols
Marital Status Doesn't Affect Lung Cancer Survival
... But Other Differences Warrant Further Study, Researchers Say
DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- contrary
to previous studies,
married patients with lung cancer do not have longer survival, according to
analysis of an extensive Mayo Clinic database in the ...
ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer
.... However, such individual accomplishments are rarely
heralded by the intrepid physicians and scientists at Epeius
Biotechnologies, whose mission runs contrary
to so many blue-sky
biotechnology companies that are quick to "sell (i.e., promote) the story,"
only to disappoint the patients, who remain the most v...
Video: New Research Discovers Independent Brain Networks Control Human Walking
networks controlling each leg and there are also separate networks
controlling leg movements, e.g., forward or backward walking. These
findings are contrary
to the currently accepted theory that leg movements
and adaptations are directed by a single control circuit in the brain. The
ability to train the ri...
AEterna Zentaris Reports Positive Results with Cetrorelix in BPH
for Japanese Phase 2a Trial
...rs and over, with approximately 56 million
cases in the U.S., Europe and Japan. In 2004, BPH treatment
represented a market size of over US$4 billion. contrary
to most of
the present treatments for BPH, cetrorelix is not associated with
side-effects such as erectile dysfunction, loss of libido and
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Leptin Soluble Receptor ELISA Test
Description:...elationship between serum leptin levels and several measures of adiposity demonstrates that leptin levels are elevated even in obese patients. This is contrary
to earlier suggestions that obesity was the result of a leptin deficiency. The failure of elevated leptin levels to alter the obese state of these ind...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Contrary in Medical Definition
...aimed that his theory of homeopathy, which attempts to mimic the symptoms (hence homeo- , "the same"), was a more effective and humane alternative.
to the present usage, Hahnemann reserved the term of "allopathic" medicine to the practice of treating diseases by means of drugs inducing symptoms un...
...as the notion that because some prominent person in the past said something must be so, then that was the way it was, and anything one observed to the contrary
was an anomaly (which was paralleled by a similar shift in European society in general - see Copernicus 's rejection of Ptolemy 's theories on astro...
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...agnosis and Painful sexual intercourse . Diagnostic Guides. All ... Satisfactory sexual intercourse for couples lasts from 3 to 13 minutes, contrary
... held belief that engaging in sexual intercourse during the final weeks of ... Scarleteen: Sex Positive Sex Education. Articles, advice, ac...
... remedies proven to help treat seasonal allergies . ... Spring and summer months bring along with the nice weather, seasonal allergies . ... contrary
to the term "Hay fever", fever is NOT a symptom of seasonal allergies . ... ... docs > Seasonal Allergies . Stepwise Treatment for Seas...
... lice infestation can be a persistent nuisance, ... Head lice infestation (pediculosis), one of the most common contagious childhood ... contrary
to popular belief, head lice infestation has little to do with personal ... Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura, Ileus, Immobilization, Immune...
...organization of women's health care physicians advocating highest standards of practice, continuing ... how emergency contraception works, ... contrary
to popular belief, emergency contraception does not need to be taken ... Planned Parenthood: Emergency Contraception (Morning After Pill) ... ...
...higgers and treat chigger bites, which are common in late spring, summer, and early fall. ... Although chiggers can stay attached to your ... contrary
to popular belief, chiggers do not burrow into the skin. ... Chiggers are the larvae of the harvest mite, Trombicula alfreddugesi. ... Find ou...
...h organization dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health . Includes information on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of ... contrary
to popular belief, bone is not a lifeless structure, but is living, growing tissue. ... If you looked at healthy bone under a microscope, you woul...
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'Green' energy from algae
...unt of CO 2 that is later released again when they are used for energy production. Hence, energy from algae can be produced in a CO 2 -neutral manner contrary
to conventional energy carriers.
Apart from CO 2 -neutral closed loop management, algae have an-other advantage: Industrial CO 2 emissions may be ...
Structure of protective protein in the eye lens revealed
... out in cooperation with the Chemistry Department's Center of Electron Microscopy. The research groups were able to show for the first time here that, contrary
to previous suppositions, αB-crystallin forms a defined globular structure comprising 24 subunits, which are reminiscent of a perforated soccer b...
Rodent size linked to human population and climate change
...15 traits were associated with changes in human population density, current temperature, or trends in temperature and precipitation.
"Rapid change, contrary
to previous opinion, really seems to be happening quite frequently in a number of locations around the world," Pergams said. "There seem to be signifi...
Bizarre walking bat has ancient heritage
... short-tailed bat seems to be the sole survivor of an ancient Australian lineage now found only in New Zealand," says Dr Hand. "This study shows that, contrary
to existing hypotheses, bats are not overwhelmingly absent from the ground because of competition from, or predation by, other mammals.
Chasing tiny vehicles
...aled bottlenecks in nanoferry transport," Bruchle reports. "We saw, for example, that the magnetic field can only direct particles outside cells. But, contrary
to expectations, it did not facilitate entry into cells. Thanks to these new insights, existing nanoferries can be suitably optimized in future, and e...
22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey
...ve, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). contrary
to previous concepts, recent research has proven that the adult brain is capable of generating new nerve cells (neurons), and that this process of neu...
Pacific Northwest forests could store more carbon, help address greenhouse issues
... live and dead biomass in this region is on public lands, while private lands often have younger age classes of vegetation and less total biomass;
to accepted views on biomass stabilization and decline, biomass is still increasing in stands more than 300 years old in the Coast Range, Sierra Nevad...
Female human embryos adjust the balance of X chromosomes before implantation
...ns of XIST at the eight-cell stage, and the XIST signal grew stronger at the morula and blastocyst stages.
"Our results are the first to show that, contrary
to what was previously published, human embryos do inactivate a single X chromosome before implantation. We have shown that major characteristics that...
Bolivian rainforest study suggests feeding behavior in monkeys and humans have ancient, shared roots
... Behavioural ecologists working in Bolivia have found that wild spider monkeys control their diets in a similar way to humans, contrary
to what has been thought up to now. Rather than trying to maximize their daily energy intake, the monkeys tightly regulate their daily protein intake,...
Using 'dominance' to explain dog behavior is old hat
to popular belief, aggressive dogs are NOT trying to assert their dominance over their canine or human "pack", according to research published by acad...
Contrary in Biological Technology
Time Clocks Technology Catches Up With Crooks
...ard system, however since no employees can give their finger to a buddy to clock on for them, fingerprint time clocks mean no more buddy punching. And contrary
to popular belief, fingerprint recognition systems are not easily fooled. For example, Fingertec time clocks offer radio frequency scanners which d...
New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World
...ing President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Bill Maher.
"Five hundred 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 s...
ChartTrends(R): Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Dialysis Reveals Latest Trends in the Treatment of Calcium, Phosphorus and PTH
...on phosphate binder monotherapy when phosphorus reaches 5.7 mg/dL. Phosphorus levels are significantly higher when combination therapy is initiated. contrary
to what Nephrologists perceive based on self-reported data, combination binder therapy is prescribed infrequently. Genzyme's sevelamer is the market ...
Regional Biotech Association Warns Legislation Would Make VT Least Friendly State in Nation for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
...and introducing unreasonably broad controls and prohibitions on the interactions between the biopharmaceutical industry and doctors is unwarranted and contrary
to health interests of Vermonters who stand to benefit from miracle drugs." She said the legislation would also eliminate existing protections of tra...
Chromosome breakpoints contribute to genetic variation
... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A new study reveals that contrary
to decades of evolutionary thought chromosome regions that are prone to breakage when new species are formed are a rich source of genetic variation. ...
Occlutech Obtains Favourable Ruling in Proceedings Initiated by AGA Medical
...l the court's decision and initiated a complaint against the appeal
court's revision-disallowance. The appeal court's decision is therefore not
to what was indicated by our competitor. Secondly, we are
pursuing invalidation proceedings to invalidate the relevant AGA Medical
patent. The case wi...
Research highlights potential for improved solar cells
...search have become contentious. Specifically, some recent studies described low or negligible carrier multiplication efficiencies, which seemed to run contrary
to earlier findings. To sort out these discrepancies, Los Alamos researchers analyzed factors that could have led to a spread in the reported carrier ...
Victhom Human Bionics Receives CE Mark for the Neurostep(TM) System, the World's First Fully Implantable Closed-Loop Neuromodulation Therapy for Treatment of Foot Drop
...rop), is the first CLS product aimed at using the patient's own nervous system as the source for detection of intention to move and control their leg. contrary
to other systems that use surrogates such as external sensors, the Neurostep(TM) detects intrinsic muscle activities and surface sensation events from...
BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): US Nephrology, an Ongoing Syndicated Publication Providing Insight into Physician Perceptions and Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
...nd rationale for this tends to center around convenience, a potential advantage for Feraheme due to its perceived dosing and administration benefits. contrary
to the CKD market, in dialysis, the majority of patients are on IV iron and Nephrologists report preferring a preventative strategy employing maintena...
Red Herring Awards ProGenTech Limited for the 2008 Red Herring Asia 100
...our life science customers early next year."
"Our winners and Finalists demonstrate that Asia is increasingly becoming
a leader in innovation, contrary
to common stereotypes," said Joel Dreyfuss,
editor-in-chief of Red Herring. "It was tough to choose just the top 100
finalists from such a large list ...
Contrary in Biological Definition
... remains to be done is to find the scenarios which describe the detailed mechanisms and processes by which this happened.
One must conclude that, contrary
to the established and current wisdom a scenario describing the genesis of life on earth by chance and natural causes which can be accepted on the bas...
...egetables are responsible for the observed associations or if healthy diets are simply associated with other beneficial interventions, e.g., exercise. contrary
to expectation, randomized trials found no benefit of beta-carotene supplementation in reducing lung cancer incidence and mortality; risk of lung ca...
...icism may in fact inhibit discovery of unknown animals. Others have suggested a rigid World view disallows many academics from accepting evidence contrary
to their preconceptions.
Georges Cuvier 's so-called "Rash Dictum " is sometimes cited as a reason that researchers should avoid "rash" conclusio...
... a chosen people , but retains the view of humanity as vice-regents of God and the only incarnate beings capable of free will (or of sin ) or acting contrary
to their nature.
Hinduism also later developed monotheistic theologies such as monistic theism , which is different from Western notions of monoth...
...able to provide the same quality image as van Leeuwenhoek's simple microscopes. So although he was certainly a great microscopist, van Leeuwenhoek is, contrary
to widespread claims, certainly not the inventor of the microscope.
Other types of microscopes
See also microscopy
Neutral theory of molecular evolution
...s theory, in which discussion largely revolved around the relative percentages of alleles that are "neutral" versus "non-neutral" in any given genome. contrary
to the perception of many onlookers, the debate was not about whether or not natural selection acts at all.
Tomoko Ohta extended the neutral theor...
... are used as defence against predators ( herbivores , pathogens etc.), for interspecies competition, and to facilitate the reproductive processes.
to primary metabolites these compounds are not ubiquitous in the living organisms who produce them nor are they necessarily expressed continuously.
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...ne is sterile. ... the tube that carries urine from the bladder to ... Information from HPS Online on the medicinal use of one's own urine . contrary
to the medical opinion that urine contains dead tissue and as such, can ... One's urine , Null explained during a program broadcast in October, 1...
...his is the time when following an LH surge, a mature ovum is If they end up fertilizing the mature ova well although the patient is not ... contrary
the fertilization of the mature ovum doesn't happen, the only treatment ... In humans, each mature ovum or sperm must include only 23 s...