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Major US Airline Discriminates Against Disabled Passenger, Lawsuit Charges

Dystonia-Affected Man Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Airways for Denying Right to Fly; Case Could Set Precedent for Airline Travel Rights of Persons with Disabilities JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A 26-year-old disabled man, who was denied access to a U.S....

Pulmonary Hypertension Discriminates by Race, Gender

African-American women have the highest mortality rate for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH), according to new research. The study, presented at CHEST 2006 // , the 72nd annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), revealed that racial...

Minority and Women's Advocacy Groups Send Letter to California Attorney General Jerry Brown Requesting Investigation Into Discrimination by Health Insurance Companies

...lth insurer practice that denies California patients in pain access to critical medication. We are concerned that this insurer practice particularly discriminates against African American and Latino families, those living with disabilities, and women, especially those in low-income communities. California...

Justice Department Releases New Fact Sheet on the Rights of Persons With HIV or AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

... Because HIV disease is not communicated through casual contact, excluding individuals with HIV under these licensure requirements is unnecessary and discriminates against these individuals in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This publication is intended to provide guidance for state licensing a...

NAACP & Nine Class Reps File Motion for Class Certification Against Eli Lilly in Pervasive Discrimination Case

...laintiffs filed an amended complaint alleging that the pharmaceutical giant discriminates against its African-American employees in pay, promotion and related promot... Indianapolis and was employed at Lilly from 1999 through 2008. "Lilly discriminates against its African-American employees by advancing the company's white emp...

Prop. 8 Challenged in Federal Court; Ted Olson & David Boies to Argue Case

...gal status, thereby creating a category of "second-class citizens." discriminates on the basis of gender. discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation. Kris Perry and San...

Five Research Studies at International SRCD Meeting in Denver Use Technology from Boulder Foundation

...l Diagnostic Tool for Autism." Utilizing a unique acoustic analysis of non-cry vocalizations, this paper provides evidence that atypical vocal quality discriminates children 16 months to 48 months with autism from children with language delay. For more information on SRCD, visit http://www.srcd.org/index.p...

American Lung Association Salutes Fellow Advocates in the Fight Against Tuberculosis on 2009 World TB Day

...g health and preventing lung disease, the American Lung Association is continuing to investigate better tools to combat the ways in which lung disease discriminates against minority populations in this country, including people with TB and TB/HIV. Among other steps, the American Lung Association is advocating for...

Psych Patients With Cost-Sharing Plans Use More Services

...tal health services than other medical illnesses. "Advocates for parity [equal cost sharing] argue that restricted mental health coverage unfairly discriminates against individuals with mental illness. Because less than half of individuals with mental illness receive care for their condition, parity in insuran...

Women who are perceived as confident in job interviews also seen as lacking social skills

...perative. Participants then evaluated the applicants' competence, social skills, and hirability. Results show how disparate hiring criteria further discriminates against ambitious, competent women. When judging the ambitious women's hirability, a perceived lack of social skills formed the basis of the hiring de...
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Transgenomic and Power3 Medical Complete Agreement for Exclusive License of Neurodegenerative Biomarker Test

...t for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's," said Transgenomic CEO Craig Tuttle. "Power3 Medical's proteomics platform discriminates between disease and controls, among different types of neurological diseases, with neurodegenerative disease fitting within Transgenomic's focus on di...
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Arsenic and new rice

...e in cells could have an important role to play in the detoxification of plants, especially coupled with possibility of engineering a transporter that discriminates against arsenite uptake in the first place." ...

Biosensing nanodevice to revolutionize health screenings

... nanorod. The whirling nano-sized device emits a pulsing red signal that can then be detected with a microscope. According to Frasch, the rotation discriminates fully assembled nanodevices from nonspecifically bound nanorods, resulting in a sensitivity limit of one zeptomole (600 molecules). Simply put, if its...

The best both of worlds -- how to have sex and survive

...oyed some interesting tactics in mate selection. Whilst this study suggests she may only mate once with a larger male, unlike male E. culicivora which discriminates less stringently, the research would suggest that her motives for doing so still remain largely unknown. Moreover this study provides the first experi...

Finding that 1-in-a-billion that could lead to disease

...the DNA for other repair machinery to fill in with the correct building block. This is the first time weve been able to actually see how an enzyme discriminates between right and wrong bases in DNA, says Stivers. Our discovery helps us appreciate what properties of DNA itself might lead to errors that are not ...

Nobel Laureate finds 'elegant' explanation for DNA transcribing enzyme's high fidelity

... of the journal Cell, published by Cell Press, new structures that reveal another critical piece of the puzzle: how the so-called polymerase II enzyme discriminates among potential RNA building blocks to ensure the characteristic accuracy of the process. The researchers found that a portion of the enzyme known ...

Researchers develop rapid diagnostic tool for pathogen identification

...of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Emerging Infectious Diseases. This new platform is demonstrated in an assay that detects and discriminates 22 pathogens including viruses and bacteria that can present as clinically similar pulmonary disease. This new technology platform addresses impor...
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Protein Depletion for Plasma and Serum Proteomic Analysis

...Z, Semmes OJ, Wright Jr GL: Boosted decision tree analysis of surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization mass spectral serum profiles discriminates postate cancer from noncancer patients. Clin. Chem. 2002, 48 :1835-1843.
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    cAMP DataFile: Homogenous Cyclic AMP detection using High Efficiency Fluorescence Polarization

    ... limited binding sites, so that the extent of polarization is inversely proportional to the concentration of analyte. HEFP is a detection method that discriminates on the basis of molecular size. The tracer-antibody complex rotates more slowly than free tracer so that the fluorescence appears polarized. Displacem...

    Neurite outgrowth cell-by-cell analysis using the IN Cell Developer Toolbox

    ... cell nuclei and the other is used to identify the entire cytoplasm of each cell. The analysis procedure identifies nuclei, cell bodies, and neurites, discriminates between cellular components, and quantitates spatial characteristics of defined features.

    Users can modify the protocol according to the req...

    Fluorescence-Based Single-Tube Assays to Rapidly Detect Human Gene Mutations

    ...representations (two homozygotes and a heterozygote) of two allelic variants in target DNA to be determined at the same time. It also definitively discriminates a true negative result from a false negative result due to PCR failure. Finally, the technology can be adapted for high-throughput assays. Current...

    Detect Single Nucleotide Sequence Changes with Mx4000 Molecular Beacon Allelic Discrimination Kits

    ...olution enables the simultaneous determination of three possible allelic combinations of two sequence variants in target DNA. It also definitively discriminates a true negative result from a false negative result due to PCR failure. Thus, the hairpin-shaped fluorescent probes are particularly useful for hi...
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    Fujifilm FLA-8000 from FUJIFILM Life Science

    Description:... Green I, FITC, Cy3, Rhodamine, SYPRO Red and Cy5. In addition, the system is the only multifunctional scanner that not only efficiently detects and discriminates between Cy3 and Cy5, but also between Cy2 and Cy5 labeled samples....
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