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FRC Says Planned Parenthood, Desperate to Hide Agenda, Attacks Hatch and Hides Intent

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins responded today to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America's patently false attack on Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Hatch last week drew attention to Sen. Barbara Mikulski's (D-MD) attempt to...

Death at Assisted Living Facility Points to Desperate Need for Better Regulations from the State

PHILADELPHIA, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With yet another tragedy in the headlines, Pennsylvania residents can wait no longer for strong regulations to protect residents of our state's assisted living facilities. Such regulations would prevent outrageous and dangerous practices such as those tha...

UNICEF REPORT: Desperate Conditions for Children in Camps Without Clean Water as Cyclone Aftermath Worsens

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The situation for children continues to worsen in Myanmar as thousands of children have been separated from their families, many more are living in desperate conditions in relief camps, and some are drinking water from ponds covered with dead bodies,...

Justin Timberlake is Desperate to Duet With Coldplay

If there's one band that Justin Timberlake is desperate to perform with, it would be British band Coldplay. The Sexy Back singer insists that Coldplay are the 'modern Beatles', and that's why he would give an arm and a leg to duet with them. And, even in the band Timberlake knows j...

Ecologists Desperate to Save Dal Lake in Kashmir

The world famous Dal Lake in Srinagar has always been a major attraction for anyone visiting Kashmir. But increasing pollution is fast reducing its original beauty. The State authorities have been aware of the problems and plans have been made to clean the lake, but ecologists feel that ...

Health Insurance Whistleblower Urges Obama Health Chiefs to Join Him at Free Urban Health Care 'Expedition' in L.A. Stadium

...tens of thousands of Californians lose their jobs and health insurance, said Consumer Watchdog. "We increasingly hear from newly jobless people desperate because they can't afford to buy commercial health care, and not destitute enough to qualify for public aid," said Dugan. "Many must choose between he...

CandleInTheWindow.org Announces $1000 Scholarship Prize Winners

...ando Alessandri, President of CITW. "We were looking for something that would catalyze people of good will to identify themselves to pregnant women in desperate circumstances. Kelsey's idea for the type of sign was on the right track so we took it as a great starting point." Hazzard's designs show a dia...

UB start-up provides innovative digital sperm analysis to infertile couples worldwide

...first step. "In the U.S., more than 90 percent of these infertile couples have no easy access to expert andrology testing," said Burkman. "They are desperate for answers and are looking for specialized help close to home. The current barriers include lack of computer-assisted semen analysis and andrology t...

Kentucky College Simplifies Password Management by Deploying Self Service Solution to 270,000 Campus Users

...ems, KCTCS regularly received large volumes of Help Desk calls regarding forgotten / expired user passwords and locked-out user accounts. They were in desperate need of an easy to deploy solution that would increase productivity by empowering users to self-service password and account related issues. ...

Shifting Scientific, Health Priorities and Global Economic Downturn Impact Investment in HIV Prevention R&D

...not lose the momentum we have gained. The field needs sustained support from a range of funders. The AIDS epidemic shows no signs of slowing, and the desperate need for new HIV prevention options will not change." Levels of funding in 2008 reflected key shifts in the HIV prevention research field. T...
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Jennerex Treats First Patients in Phase 2 JX-594 Trial for Liver Cancer

...ients each year who develop liver cancer in the U.S. alone. The numbers of patients with liver cancer in the EU, Japan and Asia are even higher. These desperate patients represent a huge unmet medical need since few effective therapies are available for them," said David H. Kirn, M.D., President and Chief Exec...

'We're Ready to Prove It!'

...d by her company are growing up healthy and normal - and with no one invading their families' privacy. "We've helped almost 100 families who were desperate to have a child," Boisselier said. "Our reward has been to see a number of cloned babies growing up normally, like any infant born through natural rep...

Schering-Plough Reports Preladenant Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase II Dose-Finding Trial for Parkinson's Disease

..."We believe preladenant with its novel mechanism has the potential to provide significant benefits to a patient population where there has long been a desperate need for new treatment options," added Kola. The company expects to report on the results of this trial at the Movement Disorder Society's 13...

American Lung Association Celebrates 101st Annual Christmas Seals Campaign

...ng up around the country, but most were makeshift and could only care for a few patients at a time. One of these sanatoriums in Delaware, which was in desperate financial straights, was run by a doctor named Joseph Wales, who asked his cousin Emily Bissell for help in raising money to help care for patients. E...

Jennerex Publishes Clinical Trial Data With Lead Product JX-594 Demonstrating Efficacy Against Liver Cancer and Associated Hepatitis B Virus

...ajor step forward for JX-594 against this difficult to treat cancer. We are excited by the potential to fulfill the huge unmet medical needs for these desperate patients with no curative treatment options, specifically by treating their tumors and potentially their underlying Hepatitis B viral infection. As a ...

Jennerex Publishes Promising Results from Cancer Clinical Trial of JX-594 in Lancet Oncology

...is pioneering. We are excited by the potential to help the more than ten thousand patients each year who develop liver cancer in the U.S. alone. These desperate patients represent a huge unmet medical need since few effective therapies are available for them. Our team here at UCSD is extremely excited to be a ...

White Nose Syndrome: Is Pennsylvania Next?

...cannot sustain hibernation, and it will starve to death foraging for food on a winter landscape. Wildlife managers investigating these unusual and desperate eruptions from hibernacula in New York and elsewhere haven't been able to pinpoint what is causing bats to behave so erratically. And now Game Commiss...

IDM Pharma Announces Phase 3 Mifamurtide (L-MTP-PE) Study Demonstrating Improved Survival Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

...indings of statistically superior overall survival in long-term patient follow-up validate the survival benefit offered by L-MTP-PE and underscore the desperate need for new treatments for osteosarcoma patients," said Timothy P. Walbert, president and chief executive officer, IDM Pharma. "We believe these find...

Insmed Provides Update on IPLEX(TM) Expanded Access Program in Italy for the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

...h.D., Insmed's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Because this disease has few treatment options, the patients participating in this study are in desperate need of effective medicines. We look forward to continuing to work with Italian health authorities and clinicians to advance this important study and,...

Stem Cell Breakthrough Advances Science Without 'Ethical Landmines,' Says Cardinal

...one or destroy human embryos, does not harm or exploit women for their eggs, and does not blur the line between human beings and other species through desperate efforts to make human embryos using animal eggs. Ian Wilmut, head of the team that cloned 'Dolly' the sheep, now says he is abandoning efforts at huma...
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Noise

...e music and sound art that may use elements such as cacophony, dissonance, atonality, noise , indeterminacy, and repetition in their realization. desperate for some peace and quiet, New York attorney David Owen (Tim Robbins) takes matters into his own hands. He starts by leaving notes on cars whose owners...
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Muscle atrophy through thick but not thin

... During desperate times, such as fasting, or muscle wasting that afflicts cancer or AIDS patients, the body cannibalizes itself, atrophying and breaking down skeletal m...

Ma and Pa solutions to global warming

...the International Journal of Private Law . Ronald Griffin, Professor of Law at Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, asks what can leaders do for a desperate and aging population in an environment faced with global warming to re-engage a region that blankets eight states. The Great Plains are dotted with...

Engineering bouncing babies, 1 at a time

...vity and other biomechanical processes play in its success. New studies by Prof. David Elad from TAU's Department of Biomedical Engineering could help desperate couples give birth to healthy single babies - and avoid the risk of multiple births at the same time. "I am specifically studying how the uterus c...

How cold is too cold for newborn calves?

...at in the United States, nearly 100,000 calves die of cold stress annually, costing livestock producers millions of dollars a year and resulting in a desperate need for effective mitigation strategies. Consequently, a University of Miami (UM) scientist and researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Honest crabs, power to the hungry, nice mice and clever meerkats: News from the American Naturalist

...along for ride just to stay with the group. "As a consequence," Conradt says, "large groups are often automatically led by those members that are most desperate to reach a particular destination, or are most indifferent as to whether or not the group breaks up." There's some empirical evidence to back up the m...

Carnegie Mellon Researcher says China's export trade impacts climate

...as a developing country, China is not required under the protocol to make cuts in carbon emissions and that is not likely to change by 2012. China is desperate for energy to fuel the economic expansion that is pulling its citizens out of poverty, and despite bold investments in renewable energy sources and en...

Dolphin 'therapy' a dangerous fad, Emory researchers warn

...olding them captive for any purpose, she finds DAT especially egregious, because the people who are being exploited are the most vulnerable including desperate parents who are willing to try anything to help a child with a disability. Many people are under the impression that dolphins would never harm a h...

Genetic technology reveals how poisonous mushrooms cook up toxins

...Michigan woods and often is called upon to help identify mushroom species for veterinarians, parents of small children and local hospitals often in a desperate race to beat alpha-amanitins effects. Waltons lab works to understand the biochemical pathways by which natural products are synthesized in fungi...

Contraception: progress brings hope for new methods for men

...they had another non-permanent option." Kirsten Thompson, director of the International Male Contraception Coalition, concurs. "Some men are quite desperate for better control over their fertility. They're looking for something they can really count on." Among the developments announced at the conferen...

Clearance of hepatitis C viral infection after liver transplantation

...urnal of Gastroenterology because of its shining significance in hepatology. This article is going to bring comfort to many families. It is about a desperate patient brought to Dr. Tatsuki Ichikawa in the Nagasaki University Hospital, Japan in 2004. This patient was quite a challenge for Dr Ichikawa. She wa...
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World Renowned Scientists Gather to Share Latest Information on Answer to Wildlife Reproductive Fertility Control

...Hale, CEO for SenesTech. "The partnerships SenesTech has formed throughout the globe have helped this exciting technology reach countries that are in desperate need of a solution to rodent population management to provide sustainable food supplies to millions." The company is currently applying their...

Sequella Commences Phase 1B Study for New Tuberculosis Drug SQ109

... Sequella CEO. "With the growing number of new TB cases within HIV-infected populations, there is no time to waste. Clinicians and patients alike are desperate for new drugs to shorten treatment times and improve patient outcomes. In a global world, the safety assessment of a new drug candidate with the antit...

YM BIOSCIENCES RECEIVES CLEARANCE TO INITIATE RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND CLINICAL TRIALS OF NIMOTUZUMAB IN LUNG CANCER AND BRAIN METASTASES FROM LUNG CANCER

...ies, the median survival of patients with brain metastases, most of whom were treated with WBRT, has ranged from three to five months highlighting the desperate need for new therapies to address this indication," said Dr. Leonardo Viana Nicacio. "In an ongoing exploratory study, nimotuzumab administered concur...

Ferring Celebrates Winner of 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest During National Infertility Awareness Week

...s of the joy that the birth of Ella has brought her: "I'm so glad I listened to my dad's advice all those years ago. And with that, I say to all the desperate want-to-be mothers out there -- seek your own joy -- wherever and however that may be. Listen to the depths of you to guide you to where you find that...

International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

...world with type 1 diabetes, the picture is bleak. Close to 75,000 children in low-income and lower-middle income countries are living with diabetes in desperate circumstances. These children need life-saving insulin to survive. Even more children are in need of the monitoring equipment, test strips and educati...

"Put Down the BBQ Ribs, We've Found You a Donor Heart," Nurse Tells Patient : Ohio Father near Death Gets Second Chance at Life with CardioWest™ temporary Total Artificial Heart

... pacemaker, 40-year-old Jim Fijalkovich found himself in the Intensive Care Unit at an Ohio hospital. Both sides of his heart were dying and he was in desperate need of a transplant. TUCSON, Ariz. (Business Wire EON) October 8, 2008 -- "I swelled up like a grapefruit because m...

Covert Torture, Surveillance Jeopardizes the Freedom of American Citizens

...eve the goal of freedom from DEW abuses, unwarranted surveillance, organized stalking, and harassment. Attorney Wilson states, "Many citizens are desperate to be freed from the disturbing, intrusive and oppressive targeting." A March 21, 2008 article published by the magazine, New Scientist , de...

Brazil's biotech firms: From imitators to innovators in health-related products

... type I diabetes and neonatal hypoxia (Cryopraxis, Rio de Janeiro). Barriers to development Major challenges include: A patent regime in desperate need of reform The Brazilian patent office can take over seven years to process patent applications for drug candidates. Brazilian law prohibits pa...

Berlin Heart Enrolls First Patient in US Multi-Center EXCOR(R) Pediatric VAD IDE Study

...are of children with critical heart failure. Those of us involved in this project are excited about the prospect of improved therapies for children in desperate need." Dr. Rolf Kaese, CEO at Berlin Heart, commented: "Enrolling the first patient in the EXCOR(R) Paediatric IDE study marks a milestone and bring...

One Year On, ALLERCA Hypoallergenic Cats Bring 'Sneeze Free' Companionship to Allergy and Asthma Sufferers

...iven the pleasure of receiving Jet, our kitten from ALLERCA. Our home has long been devoid of pets because of my allergies, and although my family was desperate to get a cat, I was trepidatious about as I didn't want a return of my allergy symptoms. For the last number of years, I've been free of allergies and...
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Red Queen

... object of metaphor as a result of the dream-like scene in which she seizes Alice by the shoulder in order that they can run together very fast in a desperate attempt to keep up with the landscape. She then advises Alice that in order to get anywhere else, as opposed to merely remaining in the same place, o...
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