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Reexamination of T. rex verifies disputed biochemical remains

A new analysis of the remains of a Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) that roamed Earth 68 million years ago has confirmed traces of protein from blood and bone, tendons, or cartilage. The findings, scheduled for publication in the Sept. 4 issue of ACS' monthly Journal of Proteome Research , is the lat...

US Court Allows Teva to Deliver Disputed Drug: Novartis

A US court has authorised Israeli generic medicines group Teva to resume deliveries of a blood pressure drug despite a patent lawsuit by Novartis, the Swiss pharmaceutical group said on Tuesday . A US federal court judge in New Jersey rejected on Monday a request from Novartis to stop Teva Pharmace...

Iran Blocks Access to the Chopra Center's Web Site, Podcasts, and Blogs

... In the wake of Iran's disputed presidential elections, the Ahmadinejad regime has stepped up its censorship of independent media and web sites, including information on mind-body he...

Americans United for Life Announces Legal Prospectus on Probable Supreme Court Nominees

...ounseling. Kagan argues that the regulations amount to the subsidization of "anti-abortion" speech. Another short-list topper, Judge Diane Wood, has disputed the constitutionality of partial-birth abortion bans enacted in Illinois and Wisconsin. To access the prospectus, visit: http://www.aul.org/us...

Debtfreeleague.com National Debt Relief Stimulus Plan Fights Recession and Unemployment

...lease disputes. Additionally, the plan has successfully liquidated a variety of medical debts, such as hospital bills, doctor bills, past due and disputed medical bills, medical collection accounts, and judgments. Access to the National Debt Relief Stimulus Plan is available only through Debt Free L...

Sanitec Industries Emerges From Chapter 11

...ny to end its bankruptcy case. In addition to confirming Sanitec Industries reorganization plan, the court approved Sanitec Industries rejection of a disputed license agreement with MicroWaste Corporation which the latter company contended allowed it to manufacture and sell medical processing equipment using...

Westminster Safety Disagreement Highlights Risk in Schools

...hed the media, but the risk of any such instance in schools, in particular, cannot be entertained. Yet there is growing evidence, however isolated and disputed - including the growing incidence of asbestos-related disease and deaths among teachers - that it is actually happening." A parliamentary debat...

Is Bypass Truly Better than Stenting?

...lus the implantation of a stent, and thus "remains the standard of care" in such cases, according to an international study. But that assessment is disputed by one of the cardiologists involved in the study and an expert who wrote an accompanying editorial. The benefits and disadvantages of both procedu...

Kansas Insurance Commissioner, Sandy Praeger, to Appear this Saturday on Cary Hall's Health Insurance Advocate Radio Show

...oming months. Praeger will also discuss the significant value of a state insurance commissioner's office to citizens. With millions of dollars in disputed claims recovered for Kansas citizens in 2008, Praeger is expected to present an air-tight case against a push for placing the insurance industry under...

DATATRAK International, Inc. Announces 2008 Third Quarter and Nine Month Operating Results

...y withheld the May 1, 2008, August 1, 2008 and November 1, 2008 interest payments, totaling approximately $147,000. The Indemnifying Shareholders have disputed both the Company's right to indemnification and its right to offset the interest payments and the ClickFind Notes. As such, the attached condensed con...
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American Meat Institute Calls WCRF Panel Recommendations on Meat Consumption Extreme and Unfounded

...eak associations between red meat and cancer, we must absolutely dispute WCRF's conclusions," Huffman added. Processed Meats Are Safe Huffman also disputed the report's extreme recommendations on processed meats. Huffman pointed out that "our own systematic review of the literature by independent epidemio...
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Swank Multiple Sclerosis Diet

...tients himself, but The Swank MS Foundation is a public charity that provides information and resources on the diet. Dr. Swank's research has been disputed by some, due to lacking documented double blind testing. For that reason, many in the medical community do not accept the Swank Diet as a treatment ...
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Hippo ancestry disputed

Hippos spend lots of time in the water and now it turns out (or researchers argue), they are the closest living relative to whales. It also turns out, the two are swimming in a bit of controversy. Jessica Theodor, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University...

ESHRE launches international study of polar body screening

... Amsterdam, The Netherlands: The efficacy of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) has been one of the most hotly disputed subjects in assisted reproduction over the past few years. None of the trials carried out so far has shown conclusively whether it works or not. Now t...

FCSO Selects Burgess as Exclusive Pricing Solution for New Medicare Contract

...icare Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) plans. FCSO will license and employ the Burgess Reimbursement System to compute accurate pricing associated with disputed PFFS claims. "The Burgess Reimbursement System was a key part of FCSO's winning proposal and will help ensure reimbursement disputes involving P...

UCSB study finds physical strength, fighting ability revealed in human faces

...upper body strength they implicitly register. And that's the critical information our ancestors needed in deciding or feeling whether to surrender a disputed resource or escalate aggressively." The researchers suggest that the ability to judge physical strength and fighting ability serves different, but ...

Dirty air brings rain -- then again, maybe not

...ebrew University of Jerusalem, has come up with a surprising finding to the disputed issue of whether air pollution increases or decreases rainfall. The conclus...e rain, some say. They produce fewer clouds and less rain, say others. This disputed role of aerosols has been the greatest source of uncertainties in our under...

'Time-sharing' tropical birds key to evolutionary mystery

...icki Friesen. The Queens-led international study confirms one of Charles Darwins more controversial theories first put forward in 1859 and since disputed by many experts that different species can arise, unhindered, in the same place. Others believe that a geographic barrier such as a mountain or a riv...

Row over study puts Korea's scientific community under scrutiny again

...learnt that the editor in chief of Fertility and Sterility has been threatened with legal action by Dr Cha, and that one of Dr Cha's co-authors on the disputed paper, Dr Sook Hwan Lee, has been charged with criminal copyright infringement. Dr Kim told the BMJ that the paper had begun life as his PhD thes...

Out of Africa -- Bacteria, as well

...pylori are truly astonishing," says Achtman. "This bacterium could help us attain further information on aspects of human history that are still hotly disputed today if we analyzed H. pylori in conjunction with human data." For example, after leaving East Africa, the H. pylori population spread through limite...

'Terror bird' arrived in North America before land bridge, study finds

...bon dated," Trueman wrote in an e-mail. "Bones can also be moved after death, further confusing their true age. MacFadden's approach compares bones of disputed age with those of known age. If the chemistry matches, the bones are of the same age irrespective of their final resting place." David Gradstaff, ...
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The Law Offices of Brian D. Witzer Wins 6+ Million Dollar Verdict

...g the drug Allopurinol. She alleged that the Defendant, an osteopathic physician and registered pharmacist, prescribed it to her for gout. Plaintiff disputed the diagnosis and alleged that she did not have gout. The doctor claimed that she told him she had gout and described pain in her toe consistent with...

FCSO Selects Burgess as Exclusive Pricing Solution for New Medicare Contract

...icare Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) plans. FCSO will license and employ the Burgess Reimbursement System to compute accurate pricing associated with disputed PFFS claims. "The Burgess Reimbursement System was a key part of FCSO's winning proposal and will help ensure reimbursement disputes involvi...

US District Court Enters Final Judgment in Favor of Smith & Nephew; Permanent Injunction Prohibits Arthrex Inc. From Selling Infringing Medical Devices

...defending our intellectual property from being infringed by Arthrex or any other companies that violate our rights." Editors note: The disputed patent covers use of Smith & Nephew's BIORAPTOR(TM), TAG(TM) WEDGE, and TAG ROD suture anchors, which are designed to help repair instability in t...

Occlutech Obtains Favourable Court Ruling in Patent Litigation in The Hague Against AGA Medical

...t AGA Medical Inc. regarding non-infringement of the Dutch version of the European patent; EP 0808138. The patent court in The Hague stated that the disputed Occlutech products do not infringe the Dutch part of; EP 0808138 (equivalent of German patent DE 695 34 505.2) held by AGA Medical. In reaching its de...

District Court Sides with Smith & Nephew; Rules that It will Issue Injunction that will Prohibit Arthrex Inc. from Selling Infringing Medical Devices

...gement after 2005 -- Also ruled that the Oregon federal district court will not stay the injunction pending Arthrex's appeal Editors note: The disputed patent covers use of Smith & Nephew's BIORAPTOR, TAG(TM) WEDGE, and TAG ROD suture anchors, which are designed to help repair instability in the shoul...

Wyeth Will Pursue Claim for Damages Resulting From Teva Pharmaceuticals' Launch of Generic Pantoprazole in Violation of PROTONIX Patent

...inst Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. resulting from Teva's launch of a pantoprazole tablet -- a generic version of Wyeth's PROTONIX(R). "Teva has not disputed that its product infringes the United States PROTONIX compound patent exclusively licensed to Wyeth by Altana, recently acquired by Nycomed," says Law...

Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2007 Financial Results

...unced that it had reached a settlement with the representative of the former stockholders of OmegaTech in the ongoing litigation regarding the disputed contingent consideration associated with certain milestones included in the April 2002 merger agreement. In connection with the settlement, M...

The closest look ever at native human tissue

...a millimetre. In this way we have gained a new view on the interactions of molecules that underlie cell adhesion in tissues a mechanism that has been disputed over decades. So far, the only information available about a proteins position and interactions in a cell was based on either light microscopy im...

Sigma-Aldrich and Oxford BioMedica Win Key Ruling in Open Biosystems Patent Infringement Dispute

....S. District Judge Charles A. Shaw concluded "that the constructions of the disputed terms and phrases proposed by plaintiff are correct." David Smoller, Presi... pleased that the Court has adopted Sigma's and Oxford's definitions of all disputed claim terms in this case. This Order reinforces Sigma's belief that the Oxf...

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against GPC Biotech AG by the Law Firm of Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP

...t the Company disregarded the FDA's previously expressed concerns about the disputed primary endpoint, and submitted the satraplatin study results to the FDA with the disputed primary endpoint supporting its satraplatin New Drug Application ("NDA"); (...
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