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Ever-Controversial Mental Health Act To Be Decided Upon

Patricia Hewitt, Britain’s Health Secretary called upon MPs to support the newly amended Mental Health Act bill yesterday, which she described// as striking the right balance between safeguarding patients’ rights as well as protection of the general public. She has urged for votes for the bill, s...

Success of Hip Replacement Surgery Decided by Genes

Research suggests that genes responsible for generating matrix metalloproteinase 1 and vitamin D synthesis may determine the success// of long term hip replacement surgery. The researchers analysed genetic variations in 312 people, just over half of whom (162) had problems after hip replacement...

Therapy Decided by Risk Factors

The American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology released the revised guidelines// for the Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. According to it, the stroke risk factors should be used to determine if Anti-clotting therapy has to be gi...

Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

... "We found that older women were much less likely to have a mastectomy but were more likely to have their ovaries removed," Evans said. Most women decided to have breast or ovary removal surgery within two years after their genetic test, but some took seven years to make the decision, according to the re...

Hospice Partners On Call Selects Category 5 Hurricane Rated 1Vault Networks to Safeguard Server and Call Center Infrastructure

..., a secure colocation facility, to safeguard its powerful server infrastructure and guarantee call center continuity. "Hospice Partners On Call decided to move their back-up servers to our secure location, which not only offered disaster security and redundant power, but also proves to be cost effecti...

Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

...all the people seen at the medical practices rather than being a controlled trial in which participants are carefully matched, he said. "Treatment was decided upon not by randomization but just by defining the condition," Fonarow said. "You need a randomized clinical trial to get definitive results." But ...

The New Next Generation Hot Tub

...g. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, people are spending more time at home than ever before. With staycations and daycations now the norm, many homeowners have decided to enhance their daily comfort by creating a nicer living environment. Typically, investing in a home includes sprucing up the backyard with an outdoo...

Hospice Care Eases the End for Loyal Pets

...rker for human hospice, made plans to open an end-of-life care facility for animals later this summer after her employer had her research the idea but decided not to pursue it. Synergy Animal Hospice, located in Bend, Ore., will give aid to all companion animals, including horses, geckos, rabbits and chic...

CAHI Says Health Insurers Are Not the 'Problem'

...ing over backward to work with the Obama administration and the Democratic leadership in Congress on health care reform, the Democrats have apparently decided to make a pariah out of one (at least for now) of those groups: health insurers. "Of course they've been immoral all along in how they have tr...

ICBS to focus on pharmaceutical and environmental markets

...int, we should concentrate on the most promising investments and that is with Canadian Bio Med Systems and BioSpec Global Solutions. We have therefore decided to cease offering business consulting services through our subsidiary, Inter Canadian Business Services along with divesting our interest in Ramapo Va...
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New Results From ARTEN Study of Nevirapine Plus Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor Regimen of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Plus TDF/FTC Revealed

...reater risk. A woman with CD4+ >250 cells/mm3, or a man with CD4+ >400 cells/mm3 should not begin taking VIRAMUNE unless they and their HCP have decided that the benefit of doing so outweighs the risk. Women, including pregnant women, with CD4+ cell counts >250 cells/mm3 are at the greatest risk. ...

Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

...lsewhere. He's our special boy, but he's just a kid." Lisa is emphatic about the parameters the couple set when working with Dr. Schoolcraft. "We decided Adam's cord blood would be used to attempt to save Molly's life, but that would be it. He would not be used for his blood, marrow or organs after he w...

Alfacell Provides Shareholder Update

... is underway that may confirm Dr. Pass' in vitro study. After much thought, consideration, and input from highly respected lung experts, we have decided our path moving forward would be to conduct a clinical trial in non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients who have become resistant to platinum t...

Investigational Genetic Test May Help Address Common Problems in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

... can lead to overtreatment. In response to these studies and other promising data from approximately 17 peer-reviewed publications, Gen-Probe has decided to initiate a pivotal clinical study of its investigational PCA3 assay that could lead to regulatory approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Pharmasset Voluntarily Halts Clinical Studies with Clevudine in Hepatitis B Infected Patients

...ndependent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) and the FDA, the company has decided to voluntarily terminate its Phase III QUASH studies of clevudine for the t...f patients in the QUASH studies is our top priority and, therefore, we have decided to stop treatment with clevudine," stated Michelle Berrey, MD, MPH, Pharmas...

Discovery of Marker for Colon Stem Cells Could Shed Light on What Drives Tumor Growth

...oping new treatments for advanced colon cancer and ways to prevent colon cancer from developing in the first place." Dr. Boman adds that his team decided to focus on ALDH1 because it had previously been identified as a marker for leukemias, brain cancers, and breast cancer. The researchers found that AL...

Spherix Postpones 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting to Share Interim Diabetes Clinical Trial Data

...as a drug for Type 2 diabetes will be available. The Company's Board of Directors, based on the recommendation of its senior management team, has decided to hold the meeting in early Fall so that an interim analysis of the data from the Company's Phase 3 trial can be shared with Spherix's shareholders. ...

Fast-Acting, Long-Lasting Topical Relief From Arthritis Pain

...hes and pains for up to eight hours. Long-lasting topical pain relief was the inspiration behind Arthri-Zen Relief Cream(R). "RZN Nutraceuticals decided to develop a pain relief cream because we weren't pleased with the length of relief provided by products that were currently on the market," said RZN ...

MannKind Updates Status of NDA Submission for AFRESA

...al decisions made during the final stages of preparing the dossier, we have decided to extend the submission date by approximately three weeks. The document is fully drafted. However, we decided during our final review that it would be preferable to remove several tens ...

Scientists Discover Why Teeth Form in a Single Row

...h fail to join up properly, leaving a gap. Secondly, and surprisingly, the Osr2 "knockout" mice developed teeth outside of the normal tooth row. Jiang decided to focus his research first on the effect of Osr2 on teeth patterning (vs. cleft palate) because much more was known at the time about teeth developme...
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RELISA ANA Screening System

Description:... For laboratories that have decided to change to the ELISA methodology for their ANA screens, we believe the RELISA ANAs correlation with IFA and many user friendly features provide an a...
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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...ly takes build-up and booster shots), they tended to continue the vaccination program under informed consent. For those who had a choice, they usually decided against it. [7] . The government stated that they will resume the vaccination program under informed consent in April 2005. On December 15, 2005...

Body shaping

...lved in social and romantic situations. When researchers at the University of Pittsburgh enrolled 18 bariatric patients just before the subjects decided to undergo body contouring, their average age was 46, plus or minus ten years. The researchers studied the patients’ body perception, quality of life ...
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Sodium in diet

... Diet . Flavor That Food ... To maintain a low sodium diet , you need to scrutinize the "Nutritional ... The level of sodium intake should be decided in consultation with your physician ... Decreasing sodium is one of the easier changes you can make in your diet . Once you start a low- so...

Henoch

...mp3s, & read henoch's blog. Henoch was the last survivor of the rival faction to Sargon's. ... In 2268, Henoch occupied Spock's body and decided that he would not give it up. ... At Cedars-Sinai, the Department of Rheumatology provides state-of-the-art treatment for Henoch -Schönlein Pur...

Cervical erosion

...they are womb cells instead of cervical cells, this is called an erosion . ... I have had a discharge from my vagina for several weeks and so decided to go and see my doctor to get it checked out. He did some tests and took some ... Cervical Erosion . Lifestyle, fitness & health informati...
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New hope for fisheries

...ic disagreement between Worm and Hilborn. Through their subsequent discussions, however, the two scientists recognized a shared sense of purpose. They decided to collaborate on a more detailed assessment of the world's fisheries, and brought together many of the world's most talented fisheries scientists and...

Silicon with afterburners: Process developed at Rice could be boon to electronics manufacturer

...icon has yielded little fruit. "It's hard to compete with something that has trillions of dollars and millions of person-years invested into it. So we decided it would be good to complement silicon, rather than try to supplant it." He anticipates wide industry interest in the process, in which carbon mole...

Scientists discover gene mutation responsible for hereditary neuroendocrine tumor

...he University's Huntsman Cancer Institute, and lead author of the study. "Because it is incredibly difficult to perform in-depth studies in humans, we decided to use a much simpler model system, the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, in order to study mitochondrial functions before going back to humans and dete...

Climate change may spell demise of key salt marsh constituent

...ell as ducks and other migratory waterfowl. Gedan and her adviser, Mark Bertness, chair of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at Brown, decided to find out how global warming may affect pannes. In a series of experiments published in Ecology Letters , the pair subjected plots of forb pannes t...

New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity

... of organisms and habitat studied. Harte and colleagues Adam Smith of UC Berkeley and David Storch of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, decided to approach the problem from the perspective of information theory, which has provided key insights into thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. ...

New national genome center launched

...rstanding the genomes of economically and socially important plants, animals and microbes. The exact projects that TGAC will initially work on will be decided by an independent advisory board but candidates include: Helping to replace petrol with eco-friendly bioenergy. By sequencing the genome of pe...

Ovarian transplantation: First baby is born after a new technique

...opian tube had been destroyed by the ovarian retrieval, and the function of the ovary and hence the chances of pregnancy are limited in time. Hence we decided to collect the highest number of eggs we could, and carry out an IVF procedure on this patient. "Six months after the operation, we transferred tw...

ESHRE launches international study of polar body screening

... Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Task Force on PGS has decided to try to find out if a novel method of doing PGS using polar body biopsy a...think this subject is so important," said Professor Geraedts, "that we have decided to launch our first-ever clinical study. We hope that we will be able to an...

What makes a great footballer?

...actually believe that intense physical training alone can turn an average bloke into a Ronaldo. Now, scientists from the University of Queensland have decided to study what this "something else" might be. Dr. Robbie Wilson will talk about the details of this study and the results that have been obtained so f...

A urine test for appendicitis?

...f of emergency medicine at Children's Hospital Boston, Hanno Steen, PhD, director of the Proteomics Center, and clinical fellow Alex Kentsis, MD, PhD, decided to take a systematic approach, performing a proteomics study using state-of-the are mass spectrometry (a technique that detects and quantifies protein...
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Neptune Technologies decided not to re-price options

LAVAL, QC, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Board of Directors of Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. (NASDAQ.NEPT - TSX.V.NTB) decided not to re-price any options including the previously announced 850,000 options owned by officers and directors. About Neptune Technologies Nept...

World Chemical Industry Has Decided to Gather at ChemOutsourcing Show on September 7-9 in New Jersey

LONG BRANCH, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The world chemical and pharmaceutical industries are slated to gather in New Jersey in early September to attend the Pharma ChemOutsourcing show. The annual fine and custom chemicals sourcing event is geared to top pharmaceutical and chemical leadershi...

Techne Corporation Declares Dividend

... MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Techne Corporation (Nasdaq: TECH ) announced that its Board of Directors has decided to pay a dividend of $0.25 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. The quarterly dividend will be payable August 31, 2009 to all common shareh...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...r InnerCool Therapies operating unit to Royal Philips Electronics, the first monetization from Cardium's bio-medical investment portfolio, we have now decided to expand our focus in regenerative medicine to include orthobiologics," reported Christopher J. Reinhard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Car...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ic colorectal cancer did not attain its primary end point. It was therefore decided to discontinue development of this product. It has also been decided not to proceed with the development of AVE1625, a CB1 inhibitor, in schizop...

Morphotek(R), Inc. and Cancer Innovations, Inc. Announce Evaluation and Option Agreement for Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies

...nostic and prophylactic use, and would retain the responsibility for the commercialization of the antibodies. "We are delighted that CII has decided to partner with Morphotek," said Nicholas C. Nicolaides, Ph.D., President and CEO of Morphotek. "We believe that these antibodies provide a novel app...

Health Robotics Expands and Diversifies Global Channel Strategies With Joint-Ventures & Direct Operations

... BOZEN, Italy, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that it has decided to complement its successful indirect channel strategies with direct investments in local infrastructure at a few territories where a couple of Health...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

...p began serum-free. They had already developed techniques for growing various nervous system cells in serum-free media, including motoneurons, so they decided to attempt myelination using the growth medium they have spent years tweaking. Hickman hypothesizes that while serum contains components that prom...

I Walk Because Program Gives Consumers a Voice

...m each year," said Erica Wishner, Director of Consumer Marketing, Acorda Therapeutics. "We received really positive feedback on 'I Walk Because,' and decided to enhance the online user experience in 2009 so that the content and functionality would engage people throughout the year, not just around WalkMS." ...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

...bandgap by measuring the device's electrical resistance, or transport, they decided to measure its optical transmission. "The problem with transport measur...the graphene and mask the intrinsic behavior of the material. That's why we decided to go with optical measurements at the Advanced Light Source." Using in...
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Alfred Russel Wallace

... Even his terms now stand as heads of my chapters!" Although Wallace had not requested that his essay be published, Charles Lyell and Joseph Hooker decided to present the essay, together with excerpts from a paper that Darwin had written in 1844 , and kept confidential, to the Linnean Society of London ...

Alternative splicing

...n the fruit fly Drosophila there are more than 100 introns and exons in one transcribed pre-mRNA. But what is an intron and what is an exon is not decided yet. This decision is made during the splicing process. The regulation and selection of splice sites is done by Serine/Arginine-residue proteins, or ...

Human Genome Project

...nded HGP, which are in line with the so called Bermuda Statement (Feb 1996) made freely available to the public, 24 hours a day. However, Celera later decided to release its findings to the public after President Clinton announced that that the information could not be patented, sending Celera's stock plumme...

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

...pted the United States Food and Drug Administration to ban it as an over-the-counter nutrient. As a response to this ban, health supplement producers decided to market 5-HTP in its place. Recently however, as noted above, pharmaceutical grade L-tryptophan has become available "over the counter" in the U.S....
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Thallus

...Prices for Thallus at NexTag.com. Find Great Bargains on Sporting Goods, Toys, Collectibles, Car Parts, Food, and the Good Things in Life. It was decided that since the Thallus of Marchantia was, after all, from Arabia, ... displayed signs and banners either for ( Thallus go back to your palace! ... ...

Mendel

...), b. 22 ... The debt was afterwards repaid, and more than repaid, by Mendel . ... Mendel's Hypothesis ... With his physics background, Mendel decided to cross large numbers of plants to ... examine the numbers, as Mendel did, you will notice ... Gregor Mendel's ideas made sense of our compl...

Asters

...once contained nearly 600 species in Eurasia and North America, but after morphologic and molecular research on the genus during the 1990s, it was decided that the North American species are better... Care and cultivation of Asters in your garden ... Asters should be planted in moist well-draine...
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