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Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

Water authorities of India say there is an alarming depletion of ground water levels in the country and are proposing a model legislation to prevent further erosion of water table. The Central Groundwater Board has carried out a survey to find out the ground water level at various places acro...

Genworth Financial Simplifies the Process of Purchasing Affordable Long Term Care Insurance for Virginia AARP Members

...p, an alliance between the private insurance industry and the state government to help Virginia residents plan for future long term care needs without depleting all of their assets to pay for care. The combination of benefits offered by Genworth's LTC insurance products and the Partnership Plan provide Virgini...

Genworth Financial Simplifies the Process of Purchasing Affordable Long Term Care Insurance for Georgia AARP Members

...ip, an alliance between the private insurance industry and the state government to help Georgia residents plan for future long term care needs without depleting all of their assets to pay for care. The combination of benefits offered by Genworth's LTC insurance products and the Partnership Plan provide Georgia...

Genworth Financial Simplifies the Process of Purchasing Affordable Long Term Care Insurance for Colorado AARP Members

...p, an alliance between the private insurance industry and the state government to help Colorado residents plan for future long term care needs without depleting all of their assets to pay for care. The combination of benefits offered by Genworth's LTC insurance products and the Partnership Plan provide Colorad...

Genworth Financial Simplifies the Process of Purchasing Affordable Long Term Care Insurance for Arkansas AARP Members

...p, an alliance between the private insurance industry and the state government to help Arkansas residents plan for future long term care needs without depleting all of their assets to pay for care. The combination of benefits offered by Genworth's LTC insurance products and the Partnership Plan provide Arkansa...

Genworth Financial Simplifies the Process of Purchasing Affordable Long Term Care Insurance for Idaho AARP Members

...ship, an alliance between the private insurance industry and the state government to help Idaho residents plan for future long term care needs without depleting all of their assets to pay for care. The combination of benefits offered by Genworth's LTC insurance products and the Partnership Plan provide Idaho r...

Carrier Increases Energy Efficiency at Hartford Hospital

... In the third and final phase, Carrier was awarded $5 million to install three Evergreen(R) 19XRV water-cooled centrifugal chillers using non-ozone depleting HFC-134a. Variable frequency drives (VFDs) were used to increase efficiency and lower energy consumption by precisely matching motor speed with buildi...

Herb May Offer Hope for Autoimmune Diseases

...to halofuginone, the AAR didn't switch on, allowing Th17 cells to develop. Conversely, the researchers were able to inhibit Th17 differentiation by depleting amino acids and causing the AAR to kick in. "When a cell senses amino acid deprivation, it tries to conserve amino acids by preventing specific typ...

Kenya Government Appoints Emergency Health Workers to Permanent Positions

...t to health care service. When we started this whole process three years ago, sustainability was not even an issue -- we simply wanted to patch-up the depleting health workers. The successful absorption of these employees into the government system proves that it is possible to use innovation in solving the hu...

Biotech company cofounded by BIDMC scientists targets natural killer T-cells

...but in other instances can cause problems," adds Exley, who is also a member of BIDMC's Division of Hematology/Oncology. "By selectively activating or depleting NKT function we plan to develop drugs that can target a wide range of diseases, from asthma and autoimmune disorders to cancers and infectious disease...
Depleting in Medical Technology

Medarex Announces Allowance of Investigational New Drug Applications for Wholly Owned Fully Human Anti-CD19 Antibody, MDX-1342

...ein that is broadly expressed during B-cell development, from the pro-B-cell to the early plasma cell stage. Clinical studies have demonstrated that depleting monoclonal antibodies directed against CD20, another B-cell specific membrane protein that has a more restricted expression pattern than CD19 during B...
Depleting in Biological News

U of Minnesota-led study finds that hunters are depleting lion and cougar populations

Sport hunters are depleting lion and cougar populations as managers respond to demands to control predators that threaten livestock and humans, according to a study published in the June 17 issue of PLoS ONE . The study was led by Craig Packer, a University of Minnesota professor and renowned aut...

Scientists link immune system's natural killer cells to infant liver disease

...these findings into clinical application would include pre-clinical trials of biologics to halt disease progression by blocking the Nkg2d receptor and depleting NK cells at the time biliary atresia is diagnosed," he added. Very little is known about the cause of biliary atresia, although it has been traced ...

LincRNAs serve as genetic air-traffic controllers

...ch are not. "This analysis revealed that 20 to 30 percent of lincRNAs are bound by three distinct chromatin-modifying complexes," adds Khalil. "By depleting several of these lincRNAs from cells, we were able to show a significant overlap between the genes which become affected by the depletion of lincRNAs ...

New simulation shows consequences of a world without Earth's natural sunscreen

... and bromine that readily destroy ozone molecules. Worst of all, such ozone depleting substances can reside for several decades in the stratosphere before breaki...agreement on regulation of chemical pollutants. "The regulation of ozone depleting substances was based upon the evidence gathered by the science community an...

How increased UV exposure impacts plants

...ornworts, and mosses) have long been utilized as indicators of the health of local environments, but with the recent effects of climate change and the depleting ozone layer, these plants present an important measure in their ability to withstand increased exposure to UVR. Recently, a new experiment studyin...

Malaria parasite zeroes in on molecule to enhance its survival, team finds

...edicine has found that the parasite that causes malaria breaks down an important amino acid in its quest to adapt and thrive within the human body. By depleting this substance called arginine, the parasite may trigger a more critical and deadlier phase of the disease. The scientists believe that shedding li...

How to move agriculture forward with limited water

...n. Expanding urban areas are requiring more water for drinking, sanitation, and industry which is placing added stress on water supplies. In addition, depleting ground water, longer droughts, and the effects of climate change have led to an increased importance for the agricultural industry to optimize irrigat...

UC Davis researchers discover Achilles' heel in pancreatic cancer

...essential role in cell division, immune function and hormone regulation. By depleting arginine levels in cell cultures and animal models, the team was able to si...eating cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma. In those cases, depleting the amino acid asparagine may be used in slowing cancer-cell growth. Bol...

UC Davis researchers discover a key to aggressive breast cancer

...e depleted Lig-1, cancer cells grew almost 50 percent faster, while the opposite occurred when we restored Lig-1 to healthy levels. We also found that depleting HER2 levels resulted in an increase in Lig-1 levels, while activating HER2 resulted in Lig-1 depletion." According to Sweeney, the results may help...

Potent greenhouse gas more prevalent in atmosphere than previously assumed

... Gases Experiment (AGAGE) network of ground-based stations. The network was created in the 1970s in response to international concerns about chemicals depleting the ozone layer. It is supported by NASA as part of its congressional mandate to monitor ozone-depleting trace gases, many of which are also greenhous...
Depleting in Biological Technology

BVF Acquisition LLC, a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P., Commences Tender Offer for Any and All Outstanding Shares of Avigen at $1.00 Per Share

...ts, disposition of assets, alternative strategy or relinquishment of any material contract or other right of Avigen or any comparable event or capital depleting transaction not in the ordinary course of business. The tender offer is not subject to any financing condition. MacKenzie Partners, Inc. is the...

MedImmune Advances Asthma Program With Start of Phase 2 Clinical Trial for Antibody Targeting IL-5 Receptor

...inophils, and perhaps basophils and some mast cells, can be preferentially targeted for antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity through IL-5R alpha chain depleting cells thought to be key in disease pathogenesis and severity. In addition, blocking of IL-5R alpha could provide benefit by neutralizing effects of IL...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Acquires Orphan Clinical Program

...ww.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071022/NYM074LOGO ) EC Cysteamine is a proprietary enterically coated formulation of cysteamine bitartrate, a cystine depleting agent currently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"). Cysteamine bitartrate is prescribed for the management of the genetic disor...

Novel Alternative Approach to Inhibiting Insulin Growth Factor (IGF) May Provide New Treatment for Breast Cancer and Other Cancers

...thout blocking the insulin receptor or associated post receptor signaling pathways, potentially allowing normal blood glucose and metabolic control." depleting soluble ligand (IGF-II) in solid tumor (human breast cancer xenograft) by ligand-specific human monoclonal antibody (Abstract #A59) Dimiter S. Dimitr...

Theres a surprising, and positive, side to the offshore jobs debate

...ve Democratic nominee, Sen. John Kerry. But the bus tour was also about putting a human face on offshore outsourcing, which the AFL-CIO contends is depleting America of much-needed jobs and doing little to improve the conditions of the worlds working poor. Although he didnt arrive by bus, Wisconsin AFL-C...

Workplace flexibility: Give and take or tug of war?

...ps between people and organizations. Traditional hire-and-fire approaches (including outsourcing) can be wasteful and expensive, destroying morale and depleting knowledge. These actions are sometimes necessary, but companies need to devote far more attention and resources to providing ongoing learning and deve...

300 millionth American no cause for eco-alarm

...was born in 1967) has given some environmental groups license to predict, without much review of the facts, that more people automatically means we're depleting our supplies of food, water, energy, land, and natural resources. That is exactly what Malthus forecast in 1789, when he wrote his Essay as a cou...

Affinity Depletion Cartridges for Removal of Human Serum Albumin and Immunoglobulins from Human Serum

...ominant proteins in the eluted fractions (lanes 4 and 6) are IgG heavy chain (55kDa) and light chain (25kDa) and HSA (66kDa) respectively. The goal of depleting these major serum proteins is to increase the relative concentration of the low abundance proteins that are typically masked by these major proteins i...

Bacterial RNA Isolation From Infected Eukaryotic Hosts

...s. Reagents to Process 500 g of Host Cell RNA The MICROB Enrich Kit comes with reagents capable of depleting 500 g of host cell RNA (20 rxns x 25 g RNA) from a complex host-bacterial RNA mixture. The Kit is scalable, and a single reactio...

Bacterial RNA Isolation From Infected Eukaryotic Hosts

...s. Reagents to Process 500 g of Host Cell RNA The MICROB Enrich Kit comes with reagents capable of depleting 500 g of host cell RNA (20 rxns x 25 g RNA) from a complex host-bacterial RNA mixture. The Kit is scalable, and a single reactio...
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