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Dominion Helps Communities by Donating $1 Million to Health Clinics

- Free health clinics facing crisis of increasing demand, reduced funding - Dominion employees have direct hand in helping make donation possible - Clinic grant follows more than $1 million given to food banks in December RICHMOND, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion Reso...

Benihana Celebrates Japanese Children's Day on May 5 by Donating Children's Menu Proceeds to St. Jude

Children Helping Children program to include local art contests throughout May MIAMI, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ In Japan, Kodomo no Hi, or Children's Day, is celebrated in May to honor children's happiness. Bringing the celebration to the United States, Benihana will donate 100 perc...

ALDO Supports World AIDS Day by Donating 100% of Proceeds for Newest 'ALDO Fights Aids' Product

ALDO Continues the Fight Against AIDS with their "Love for Life" Limited Edition Bracelets MONTREAL, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ALDO, a global fashion footwear and accessories brand, in partnership with YouthAIDS, an HIV/AIDS education and prevention program of the global health organizatio...

PPTA Launches New Educational Website on Donating Plasma

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, more people can learn about the life-saving benefits of plasma donation through the website, http://www.DonatingPlasma.org . Produced by the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA), this new educational website features information on pla...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Encourages Nation to 'Go Passionately Pink' by Donning Pink, Donating Funds to End Breast Cancer Forever

Registration Opens for Passionately Pink for the Cure(R) 2008 DALLAS, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its vision to realize a world without breast cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) is encouraging people to show their true colors by participating in Passionately Pink for the Cure(R)...

Help Save Lives This Holiday Season by Donating Blood

Blood Donors Have a Chance to Win a Mercury Mariner Lease DETROIT, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This holiday season, give the gift of life by donating blood to the American Red Cross. You can save up to three lives each time you give blood, and through February 4, 2008, you'll have...

FDA Reaffirms Policy Barring MSM From Donating Blood

FDA on Wednesday reaffirmed a policy that prohibits men who have sex with men from donating blood, the AP/New York Times reports. According to the policy, which has been in effect since the early 1980s, MSM are barred from donating blood regardless of sexual activity, safer-sex practices or HIV s...

Man Sentenced to Prison for Concealing HIV Status While Donating Blood

A judge in Chicago in the US has sentenced a man to prison for concealing that he was a HIV patient while donating blood to a plasma collection center at Hammond.// Michael Ivy, 46, of East Chicago, pleaded guilty to selling blood contaminated with the HIV in September last year. Blood...

Malaysia Announces Prison term On People Donating HIV-Contaminated Blood

The government of Malaysia have announced on Thursday that it will impose compulsory prison terms on HIV-positive people, who knowingly spread the virus to others by donating blood//. The deputy Prime minister Najib Razak, concerned over alarming rise of HIV cases, has announced the governme...

Murder Accused Wins Hearts By Donating An Eye

A partially damaged eye has been donated by a 19-year-old murder accused in the Indian State of Orissa. Biranchi Majhi, the donor is facing trial in a murder case.// A daily wage earner from Burla town in Sambalpur District, Sandha had lost his right eye in an accident. He was operated upon at Veer...
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WORLD'S First Robotic Assisted Kidney Transplant Performed at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

...tions, transplant list as well as the Living Donor Institute. Jim was excited about the Living Donor Institute option where individuals interested in donating a kidney, whether a relation or altruistic donor, could register to donate. Jim immediately volunteered to be tested. He turned out to be a perfect ...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

...ring caused by this insidious disease," said EIF CEO Lisa Paulsen, also a member of the SU2C ELC. "We are enormously grateful to CBS, ABC and NBC for donating the time for last year's telecast, which was the catalyst that set all of this in motion, and to the 100 celebrities who volunteered their time to hel...

Domino's Pizza Pledges Support to the Fifth Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign

... -- Adding a donation at the check-out counter. -- Purchasing specialty merchandise at participating partners to benefit St. Jude. -- donating online at www.stjude.org or by calling 1-800-4STJUDE. You can also make a donation in memory or honor of a loved one and send a special ...

Nile Therapeutics Announces Dosing in Second Phase Ib Study of CD-NP in Heart Failure Patients

...peptide in clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure; 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties; and CU-NP, a novel rationally designed natriuretic peptide. A key component of the company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to a...

Nile Therapeutics Announces Dosing in Phase IIa Study of CD-NP in Heart Failure Patients

...peptide in clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure; 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties; and CU-NP, a novel rationally designed natriuretic peptide. A key component of the company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to a...

NicOx Announces Blood Pressure Analysis From 301 Phase 3 Study for Naproxcinod at EULAR

...mptoms of osteoarthritis, with final phase 3 results anticipated in 2008. Beyond naproxcinod, NicOx has a pipeline containing multiple nitric oxide- donating NCEs, which are in development internally and with partners, including Pfizer Inc and Merck & Co., Inc., for the treatment of prevalent and underserve...

World Renowned Cancer Centers Implore Americans to Donate $1 to Make Change and Accelerate Cancer Research

...h Alliance, an organization comprised of 12 of the nation's top cancer centers, is asking 303 million Americans to exercise their power over cancer by donating $1 to cancer research efforts this Mother's Day through Father's Day. The campaign, dubbed the "Infinite Power of One(TM)" has two key goals: to act...

Artists for a New South Africa Will be 'Shaking The Blues' at Gala Benefit November 15, With Performances by Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal Trio, The Roots, and Guest Stars at The Wiltern in Los Angeles

... a difference in the world. The event will feature blues-influenced musical artists as well as a multi-cultural array of renowned entertainers who are donating their time and talents to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the US and Africa. The event begins with a pre-show cocktail party for major donors at 6 PM. ...

UPDATE: Nile Therapeutics Announces Positive Phase 1a Results of CD-NP, a Selective NPR-B Agonist in Clinical Development for the Treatment of Heart Failure

...tide in Phase I studies for the treatment of heart failure, and 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties. A key component of the Company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to additional compounds to expand its portfolio. More informatio...

Nile Therapeutics Announces Positive Phase 1a Results of CD-NP, a Selective NPR-B Agonist in Clinical Development for the Treatment of Heart Failure

...tide in Phase I studies for the treatment of heart failure, and 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties. A key component of the Company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to additional compounds to expand its portfolio. More informatio...
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Sexual orientation and medicine

...tion committee on LGBT health issues. The US Food and Drug Administration re-affirms its policy prohibiting men who have sex with men (MSM) from donating blood despite recommendations from the American Red Cross , and the American Association of Blood Banks. See also Homosexuality a...
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Umbilical cord

...numerous, ranging from false knots, ... An average umbilical cord is 55 cm long, with a diameter of 1-2 cm and 11 ... Learn what's involved in donating umbilical cord blood and where to donate cord blood. ... delivery of your baby, the umbilical cord and placenta are no longer ... Th...

Nephrectomy

... England Journal of Medicine -- Nephrectomy Followed by Interferon Alfa-2b Compared with Interferon Alfa-2b Alone for Metastatic Renal ... Those donating a kidney have two minimally invasive surgical options to choose from at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the mini- nephrectomy or laparoscopic kidney do...

Cord blood

...ded after ... The Cord Blood Blog ... They are deciding to bank their newborn's cord blood . Is cord - blood banking right for you? ... donating Your Baby's Cord Blood ... University Health Care expands umbilical cord blood program (ABC News, 27 Feb 2009) ... ASH: Cord Blood Wor...

Breast Cancer

...risk factors, prevention, screening, symptoms, and more. Features extensive resources related to breast cancer . Offers users the option of donating free mammograms or shopping at sponsoring merchant sites, with a portion of each purchase going towards the cause. Information booklet published...

Breast

... breast owners, from Nu-Woman Transgender Cabaret. Includes information on bra sizes, cancer risks, and mammograms. Offers users the option of donating free mammograms or shopping at sponsoring merchant sites, with a portion of each purchase going towards the cause. Features extensive resources ...

Blood

... and other animals that provides important nourishment to all body organs and tissues and carries away waste... Blood Journal ... Offers info on donating blood , cord blood , umbilical cord blood banks, high blood pressure, blood testing, blood transfusions, and more! The American Red Cr...
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Pitt team first to profile genes in acutely ill idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients

... Kathleen Lindell, Ph.D, R.N., the Simmons Center nurse, a quality of life researcher and a study co-author, that he wanted to aid research efforts by donating his lungs to science after death. In response, she developed the warm autopsy program. "The tissue has to be collected within six hours of death, s...

ESHRE launches international study of polar body screening

...he pilot phase will be obtained from volunteer patients who have given consent for their use in this study. There will be no age restrictions on those donating their eggs. By biopsying polar bodies at an early stage of egg development, the researchers believe that not only are they using a less invasive me...

Political participation is partially rooted in genetic inheritance

...n voter turnout can be attributed to genes. Moreover, genetic-based differences extend to a broad class of acts of political participation, including donating to a campaign, contacting a government official, running for office, and attending a political rally. According to Fowler, "we expected to find that ...

Why do people vote? Genetic variation in political participation

...mer, with similar outcomes in the latter. Moreover, genetic-based differences extend to a broad class of acts of political participation, including donating to a campaign, contacting an official, running for office, and attending a rally. According to Fowler, "we expected to find that genes played some ro...

'Electronic switch' opens doors in rheumatoid joints

...and colleagues from the Universitys Faculty of Biological Sciences reveal that thioredoxin works in a different manner: it activates an ion channel by donating electrons to it, in a process Professor Beech likens to an electronic on-switch. Thioredoxin is naturally present in cells and is secreted to help ...

New carbon calculator conserves forests

...ry emissions; Brazil and Indonesia are ranked third and fourth due to tropical deforestation. Users of the CI online tool can offset emissions by donating to the long-term management of threatened forests requiring immediate protection, while at the same time returning the greatest results. CI is establ...

People who skip meals: are they better off?

...g from food and drink for two consecutive meals); not drinking tea, coffee or alcohol; observing a weekly day of rest; attending worship services; and donating time, goods or money to charity. Of this group, those who fasted were significantly less likely to be diagnosed with CAD (59 percent had 70 percent ...

Image Solutions, Inc. Acquires Zurich Biostatistics, Inc.

...ersey and operations throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. ISI also remains committed to giving back to society and sharing its success with others by donating 10 percent of annual net profits to over 20 recognized charitable organizations. For more information, visit the company Web site at http://www.image...

First Biodiversity Census of coral reef ecosystems in the NW Hawaiian Islands

...for conserving all the monument's natural resources." The taxonomists, biologists specializing in the classification of these organisms, are donating their time and considerable expertise. "We plan to provide for the State of Hawaii a baseline record of the diversity of a relatively pristine area in...

Researchers create genetically matched embryonic stem cells for transplantation

...m potentially useful for transplantation therapies. There are several caveats, including the fact that only females could benefit from this technique, donating their own eggs to generate the stem cells, and concerns that the tissues derived from this special type of embryonic stem cells might not function nor...
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San Diego Wireless Heavyweight Leap Wireless Supports New Start-up Incubator

...wards developing successful companies irrespective of the challenges we face." As a part of their founding sponsorship, Leap Wireless will be donating Sorrento Valley facilities space for the incubator companies. EvoNexus will be fully funded and operated through in-kind and monetary donations. ...

Boston Scientific to Donate Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices to Heartbeat International for Implantation in Needy Patients

... like Boston Scientific, we can help save or improve the lives of many who otherwise could not afford these advanced therapies." In addition to donating devices, Boston Scientific will provide device programmers, programmer software and software updates, and implant accessories to Heartbeat Internation...

Nile Therapeutics Announces Focus on CD-NP for Acute Heart Failure and Termination of 2NTX-99 Program

...mage subsequent to cardiac surgery. About 2NTX-99 2NTX-99 is a small molecule anti-platelet, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties. Mechanistically, 2NTX-99 is believed to inhibit the synthesis and action of thromboxane and enhance prostacyclin production. Prostacyclin ...

Nile Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Phase 1b Safety and Pharmacodynamics Study of CD-NP in Patients with Heart Failure

...peptide in clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure; 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties; and CU-NP, a novel rationally designed natriuretic peptide. A key component of the company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to a...

Russia Chooses Inactivated Polio Vaccine from Sanofi Pasteur for Primary Immunization of all Infants

...orld Health Organization (WHO) is conducting a pilot program to evaluate the switch from OPV to IPV in a tropical setting, for which sanofi pasteur is donating 1.5 million doses of IPV over 5 years. Committed to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative for 20 years Sanofi Pasteur has been a partner of the ...

Nile Therapeutics to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

...peptide in clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure; 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties; and CU-NP, a novel rationally designed natriuretic peptide. A key component of the company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to a...

Nile Therapeutics to Present at the 7th Annual BIO Investor Forum

...peptide in clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure; 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties; and CU-NP, a novel rationally designed natriuretic peptide. A key component of the company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to a...

DuPont and State of Delaware Unveil $80 Million Innovation Center Partnership

... partnership includes opening of the DuPont Innovation Center business incubator at the company’s global research and development facility here, donating 250 DuPont patents to the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) , and delivering 24 biotechnology seminars for Delaware high school teachers an...

Tishcon Corp Reaches Donation Milestone Exceeds 1 Million Bottles of Multi-Vitamins for Nourish America

...l work and even self-esteem had improved. "Raj Chopra and everyone at Tishcon Corp continue to raise the bar for corporate generosity and citizenry. donating 1 million bottles of high quality multi-vitamins for charity says it all. Their monthly donations of thousands of bottles of children's chewables are ...

Nile Therapeutics Announces Positive Interim Data from Phase 2a Study of CD-NP in Patients with Heart Failure

...peptide in clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure; 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide donating properties; and CU-NP, a novel rationally designed natriuretic peptide. A key component of the company's strategy is to acquire the global rights to a...
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Stem cell

...oted, then this would remove the necessity of starting a new embryonic stem cell line with the destruction of a blastocyst. Thus, the controversy over donating human egg cells and blastocysts could potentially be resolved, though a blastocyst would still be required to start each cycle. The online edition o...
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Umbilical cord

...erage umbilical cord is 55 cm long, with a diameter of 1-2 cm and 11 ... They are in the blood of the umbilical cord and placenta. ... Will donating my baby's umbilical cord blood change my delivery experience? ... Empowered Childbirth is a community of women sharing their birthing wisdom ...

Thrombocytes

...... cells), the number of platelets ( thrombocytes ), the hemoglobin level, and the ... Visit www.newenglandblood.org for all the details about donating blood, working or volunteering for the American Red ... also called thrombocytes , are small, ... Definition of Serieses in the Medical Dictionary...

Platelets

... organs couldn't get the oxygen and nutrients they need, we couldn't keep warm or cool off, we ... receive only platelets , red blood cells, ... donating Platelets . The Need for Blood. Home ... Platelets are needed by children and adults with life-threatening illnesses such ... ...
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