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Council for American Medical Innovation Names Debra R. Lappin President

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for American Medical Innovation has named Debra R. Lappin, a nationally recognized strategist in public health and science policy, as its president. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090325/DC89081LOGO...

NaturalNews Posts Audio Interview with Consumer Chemical Expert Debra Lynn Dadd on Bisphenol-A

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- NaturalNews.com, the independent natural health news site read by over one million health-conscious consumers, has posted audio interviews with two health experts: Debra Lynn Dadd, author of "Home Safe Home," and Byron Richards, founder of Wellness Resour...

The G&P Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of Funding Life Saving Research at The 2007 Angel Ball Honoring Glenda Bailey, Debra L. Lee, Dr. Stephen D. Nimer and the Late H.H. Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

The Evening Will Feature Special Performances by John Legend, Joss Stone, Patti Labelle & Chaka Khan NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The G&P Foundation for Cancer Research will honor four outstanding individuals at the 2007 Angel Ball, Editor-In-Chief of Harper's BAZAAR ...

MassMutual Promotes Debra Palermino to Senior Vice President of Human Resources

SPRINGFIELD, Mass, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today announced the promotion of Debra A. Palermino to senior vice president of Corporate Human Resources. The announcement was made by Elaine A. Sarsynski, executive vice president and chief ad...

Premier of Split Estate at DocuWeeks 2009 to Call National Attention to Urban Drilling in New York and Los Angeles

...come in on land that you own, and drill at will without your permission as close as 150 feet from your front door," remarks director and producer debra Anderson. "For those of us living in the path of that industry and its potential to do real destruction to the environment and our health, it is ...

Teva's Forum Draws Key Pennsylvania Healthcare Leaders

...ert & LaDuca and former executive director of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. "We are now at a crucial point in this debate," said debra Barrett, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for Teva Pharmaceuticals USA. "Healthcare costs continue to rise and consumers in some cases are ...

President Obama Announces Intention to Sign United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Impacts Accessible ICT

...the rights of people with disabilities. "This is a historic occasion that impacts over 650 million persons with disabilities worldwide," said debra Ruh, founder of TecAccess, a provider of accessible Information and Communication Technology solutions. "The Convention demonstrates respect for ful...

National Leaders Examine Sex and Responsibility in New Book

... Conference, Fred Riley, Commissioner, LDS Family Services, Rev. Sterling Lands, Senior Pastor, Greater Calvary Baptist Church in Austin, TX, and Rev. debra Haffner, Co-Founder and Executive Director, the Religious Institute. Individuals who have worked with or written extensively on teens and young...

Novasys Medical Receives $18.95 Million in Second Tranche of Series D Financing

...eatly value the continued support of our investors. They understand the tremendous opportunity the non-surgical Renessa treatment offers women," said debra Reisenthel, President and CEO of Novasys Medical. "This financing will speed the process of securing reimbursement for the Renessa treatment. Since th...

Addiction Treatment Will Help Make Health Reform Affordable, New Analysis Shows

...e, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as in the United States . CONTACT: Amanda Deaver 202-207-3631 debra Rubino 410-234-1091 ...
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Elusys' Anthrax Anti-Toxin, Anthim(TM), Enters Second Phase I Clinical Study

...Invesco Private Capital, Crescendo Ventures, MedImmune Ventures and Pfizer. For more information please visit www.elusys.com . Contact: debra Duffy 973 808 0222 x212 dduffy@elusys.com ...

Spectral presents data on the clinical utility of EAA(TM) at 13th Annual Critical Care for Endotoxemia conference in Japan

...ts us as we develop the clinical pathway for the development of our combined EAA(TM) and the Toraymyxin(TM) cartridge product in the United States." debra Foster, Director of Spectral's Sepsis Program, presented data on the use of EAA(TM) in the management of intra-abdominal sepsis following surgical int...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Younger Men With Erectile Dysfunction at Double Risk of Heart Disease

... to heart disease. This arterial stiffening may affect the smaller penile arteries first. Other Mayo Clinic researchers were: Brant Inman, M.D.; debra Jacobson; Michaela Mc Gree; Ajay Nehra, M.D.; Michael Lieber, M.D.; Dr. Roger; and Steven Jacobsen, M.D., Ph.D. A peer-review journal, Mayo Clin...

Dallas Researchers Find Compression Stockings Improperly Used

...kings are often improperly worn because they're uncomfortable and more cumbersome than knee-high versions, which are just as effective, said co-author debra Brosz, MSN, RN. "Compression stockings increase blood flow velocity and reduce the tendency of blood to coagulate," Brosz said, "but they have to be...

Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.

...rence to medical treatment plans). Health Games Research is headquartered at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The program is directed by debra Lieberman, Ph.D., communication researcher in the university's Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research, lecturer in the Department of ...

A Sociolinguistic Analysis of In-Office Dialogue Reveals Psychiatrists and Parents Have Significantly Different Perceptions on ADHD and Psychiatric Comorbidities

... medication. For further information please contact: Porter Novelli for Shire Sherry Goldberg 212.601.8279 Sherry.Goldberg@porternovelli.com debra Gemme 212.601.8342 Debra.Gemme@porternovelli.com POSTER INFORMATION A Sociolinguistic Analysis of In-Office Dialogue about ADHD and Psychiatric ...

Studies Show Body Mass Index Has No Effect on Resolution and Healing of GERD Symptoms

...ly as effective regardless of a patient's weight, and does not need to be adjusted based on a patient's BMI-an ideal quality for any medication," said debra Silberg MD, PhD, Senior Director Clinical Research at AstraZeneca and an author on both of the studies. Dr. Silberg added that while these studies co...

Everest Data on Short- and Long-Term Use of Otsuka's Investigational Novel Treatment, Tolvaptan, Published in Journal of the American Medical Association and Featured in ACC's Late Breaking Clinical Trials

...2005/aug05/hf%5Fguideline%5Fupdat"> http://www.acc.org/media/releases/highlights/2005/aug05/hf%5Fguideline%5Fupdat e.htm on March 1, 2007. CONTACT: debra Kaufmann, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.,+1.240.683.3568, debra.kaufmann@otsuka.com ...

Six-Week Investigational Study In Adults With Major Depressive Disorder Evaluates The Effectiveness of Adjunctive Aripiprazole Therapy With Antidepressants

...l prescriptions: Data accessed 11/2006. CONTACT: David Rosen, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, +1-609-252-5675,Pager: +1-866-308-4484, ; or debra Kaufmann, OtsukaAmerica Pharmaceutical, Inc., +1-240-683-3568, ;or Hideki Shirai, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., +81-3-3292-0021,

Investigational Study Evaluates the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole in Adolescents With Schizophrenia

... - 5:00 p.m. PST - Poster Session 7. (3) IMS Auditrac NGPS: Abilify total monthly retail prescriptions: Data accessed 11/2006. CONTACT: debra Kaufmann of Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.,+1-240-683-3568, ; or Hideki Shirai of OtsukaPharmaceutical Co., Ltd., +81-3-3292-0021, ; or David M.R...
Debra in Biological News

CWRU receives $5 million from Ohio Third Frontier Commission

...e to develop a method to non-invasively image cancer stem cells through the development of radiolabeled tracers. The CSCRM Administration, led by debra Grega and Michael Gilkey, is responsible for coordinating, accounting and reporting on all of these projects, continuing and creating education progra...

BioScience tip sheet, March 2009

... Changes in Connectivity Explain Desertification? Gregory S. Okin, Anthony J. Parsons, John Wainwright, Jeffrey E. Herrick, Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, debra C. Peters, and Ed L. Fredrickson. The authors argue that diverse forms of desertification, as well as its remediation, are driven by changes in the ...

40 minority scientists receive travel fellowships to Experimental Biology 2009 in New Orleans

..., Wake Forest University Andres Hernandez, Auburn University Marcela Herrera, Henry Ford Hospital Michael Hoffman, University of Wisconsin-Madison debra L. Irsik, University of Nebraska Medical Center Erin M. Keen-Rhinehart, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Anna K. Leal, UT Southwestern Natasha Lugo-Escob...

Symposium at UH will address how to put 'sustainability' into practice

..., partner at Vinson & Elkins; Tracy D. Hester, partner with Bracewell & Giuliani; James B. Blackburn Jr. and Charles Irvine of Blackburn & Carter; and debra Tsuchiyama Baker, founding partner of Connelly, Baker, Wotring. The symposium will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Houston...

Lower your blood pressure, hydrate your skin and reduce dental plaque -- with chocolate?

...y savor chocolate. Even the most avid chocoholics will pick up tips on how to intensify the full chocolate flavor and expand their sensual experience. debra Miller, PhD, Director of Nutrition for The Hershey Company, says CHOCOLATEA HEALTHY PASSION is "a must read for any true chocolate aficionado... the a...

Resveratrol, red wine compound linked to health, also found in dark chocolate and cocoa

...espread attention in the early 1990s when it was identified in relatively high amounts in red wine, which is associated with the French Paradox," says debra Miller, PhD, Director of Nutrition for The Hershey Company. "Despite eating a diet equally high in saturated fat as the typical American diet, the Fre...

Parents shape whether their children learn to eat fruits and vegetables

...for a banana instead of potato chips. "We know that parents have tremendous influence over how many fruits and vegetables their children eat," says debra Haire-Joshu, Ph.D., a professor at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work. "When parents eat more fruits and vegetables, so do their children. ...

Ecological globalization

...ed to predict long-term ecological change. We know that the world has always been connected via a common atmosphere and the movement of water, says debra Peters, an author in the issue and a scientist with the United States Department of Agricultures Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS). The world i...

Fire, ice, and invasion

...nction. Another paper in the Special Issue, Paleoecology and ecosystem restoration: case studies from Chesapeake Bay and the Florida Everglades, by debra Willard and Thomas Cronin (US Geological Survey), focused on using paleoecology as a restoration tool. John Williams (University of Wisconsin, Madiso...

Interfering RNA silences genes in 'slippery' immune cells

...T cells." Dr. Finkel's co-authors, all from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, were Jiyi Yin, Ph.D., Zhengyu Ma, Nithianandan Selliah, Ph.D., debra K. Shivers and Randy Q. Cron, M.D., Ph.D. National Institutes of Health grants supported the research, along with support from the University of Penns...
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WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) Appoints Dr. Debra Yu as VP of Strategy

SHANGHAI, China, July 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Debra Yu as the Vice Pre...

University of Minnesota Professor Dr. David Pui to Speak at American Filtration and Separation Society Conference

...nical Officer, Cummins Power Generation Group, will speak on "A Customer's Perspective on the Importance of Filtration". On May 6th, Dr. debra Wilfong of Donaldson Company, Inc., will speak on the "Emerging Challenges of Fuel Filtration". In addition to these presentations, the ...

Noridian Medicare Now Covers Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

...The policy specifies that coverage only applies to cases of moderate to severe female SUI. "We are very pleased with Noridian's decision," said debra Reisenthel, Novasys Medical President and Chief Executive Officer. "Noridian is the first regional Medicare carrier to offer coverage for the Renessa...

Healthcare Executives Will Discuss How Best to Spend Economic Stimulus Money at June Conference

...h. But, up until now, there was no event specifically examining the confluence of technology, facility design, and innovations in clinical care," says debra Levin, President and CEO of The Center. "Success will come from understanding and matching the requirements of all three forces." "X3 Summit prov...

SleepQuest Achieves Coveted Accreditation

... "In becoming accredited, SleepQuest was evaluated against a set of national standards by The Joint Commission's home care service survey team," says debra Zak, Ph.D., RN, L.Ac., executive director, Home Care Accreditation, The Joint Commission. "Achieving accreditation demonstrates SleepQuest's commitmen...

WuXi PharmaTech Will Focus U.S. Operations on Laboratory Testing Services

...er the date of this press release. Such information speaks only as of the date of this release. Form more information, please contact: debra Yu, MD Vice President Strategy WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. Tel: +1-215-218-5559 Email: ir@wuxiapptec.com Dr. Hai Mi ...

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third Quarter 2008 Results

...eighted average ADS outstanding - diluted 72,931,421 55,496,657 72,859,672 37,772,585 For more information, please contact: debra Yu, MD Vice President Strategy WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. Tel: +1-215-218-5559 Email: ir@wuxiapptec.com Dr. Hai Mi Executive Direc...

Transgenomic to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference

...t the Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference to be held November 10-12, 2008 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Mr. Tuttle and debra Schneider, Chief Financial Officer, will be available to respond to questions during the presentation. Event: Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Hea...

Vineland Welcomes Dr. Isabelle Lesschaeve as Research Chair, Sensory and Consumer Sciences

...d wine-making industries - contacts that will continue to strengthen and grow within the rapidly developing grape and wine research cluster," said Dr. debra Inglis, CCOVI director. "We're pleased Dr. Lesschaeve's new role will allow her to continue to build upon the relationships she has established, inclu...

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2008 Results and Updates 2008 Guidance

...rwise, after the date of this press release. Such information speaks only as of the date of this release. For more information, please contact: debra Yu, MD Vice President Strategy WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. Tel: +1-215-218-5559 Email: ir@wuxiapptec.com Dr. Hai Mi Executive Direc...
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