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AHIP Statement on National Health Expenditure Data

Health insurance premiums remain stable WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, issued a statement on new data released by CMS today showing that health spending in the United States grew at the lowest rate in a decad...

Kids' Energy Expenditure High in Active Video Games

Studies Show Active Games Burn Up To Three Times as Many Calories as Hand-Held INDIANAPOLIS, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Active video games, such as the Nintendo Wii, are quickly becoming the most coveted gaming systems on the market. Beyond entertainment value, these systems appear to...

Health Expenditure on Illegal Immigrants

Washington- A study conducted by U.S. researchers in North Carolina sought to tabulate expenditures related to health care on illegal immigrants//. The analysis revealed that most of the medical expenditure was related to childbirth and pregnancy related complications. The study published in ...

Surge of HIV Cases in Taiwan Prompts Doubling in Expenditure for HIV Prevention

A surge of new cases of HIV infection among injection drug users in Taiwan has led to proposals for doubling of expenditure on HIV education next year according to a// health official. Last year authorities spent NT$140 million on HIV prevention which is only a 10th of the total budget for HIV...

Safety Measures Pose an Added Expenditure for the Airlines

The bird flu pandemic has caused the health officials to request the airlines for detailed information about the travellers//. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have asked them to collect information such as personal details full name, address, emergency contact numbers and detailed fl...

Lack of Basics Health Awareness Results in Escalating Hospital Expenditure

According to a study done by Ian Sheerin, lecturer at the Christchurch School of Medicine about one third of the patients were categorized as avoidable admissions//. The researcher said that 94,462 bed days and $96.6 million could be saved if the condition of the patients were detected earlier. Thi...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

...f pharmaceuticals from foreign countries and changes in laws governing minimum wage requirements, changes in the Company's operating strategy, capital expenditure plans or development plans, the Company's ability to successfully execute its business plan, the Company's ability to attract, hire and retain qualifi...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $300 Million of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...s related to submission of false claims, fraud and abuse, pharmacist licensing and excluded provider lists, changes in our operating strategy, capital expenditure plans or development plans, our ability to successfully execute our business plan, our ability to attract, hire and retain qualified pharmacy and othe...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Offering of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...s related to submission of false claims, fraud and abuse, pharmacist licensing and excluded provider lists, changes in our operating strategy, capital expenditure plans or development plans, our ability to successfully execute our business plan, our ability to attract, hire and retain qualified pharmacy and othe...

Makers of the High-Tech 'Thermal Angel Blood Warmer' Say Lawmakers Should Look for Private Sector Solutions During Health Care Debate

...company itself has low overhead and relies heavily on Internet marketing for sales. The Thermal Angel was designed to require a minimal capital expenditure with no commitments from the hospital in order to encourage warming for all patients, not just a select few cases -- allowing the Thermal Angel to be ...
Expenditure in Medical Technology

Isis Highlights New Data on Antisense Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity at ADA Scientific Sessions

...h factor receptor 4 (FGFR4) lowered adiposity and improved insulin sensitivity in mice, indicating that FGFR4 plays a role in the regulation of energy expenditure and adiposity. Selective inhibition of FGFR4 with antisense drugs in peripheral tissues could be a unique therapeutic approach for the treatment of o...

Two-Year Phase III Data Presented at AAN 61st Annual Meeting Show Positive Outcome of Cladribine Tablets in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

...ol); (Euthyrox(R), levothyroxine); (Saizen(R) and Serostim(R), somatropin). Not all products are available in all markets. With an annual R&D expenditure of around EUR 1bn, Merck Serono is committed to growing its business in specialist-focused therapeutic areas including neurodegenerative diseases, onc...

Ambrx and Merck Serono Expand Collaboration Through ARX424 Multiple Sclerosis Drug Development Alliance

...ol); (Euthyrox(R), levothyroxine); (Saizen(R) and Serostim(R), somatropin). Not all products are available in all markets. With an annual R&D expenditure of around euro 1bn, Merck Serono is committed to growing its business in specialist-focused therapeutic areas including neurodegenerative diseases, on...

Merck Serono's Safinamide Significantly Improved Motor Function in Patients With Advanced Parkinson's Disease in a Phase III Pivotal Trial

...); (Euthyrox(R), levothyroxine); (Saizen(R) and Serostim(R), somatropin). Not all products are available in all markets. With an annual R&D expenditure of around EUR 1bn, Merck Serono is committed to growing its business in specialist-focused therapeutic areas including neurodegenerative diseases, onc...

Merck Serono Announces Initiation of the ORACLE MS Trial to Evaluate Cladribine Tablets in Patients at Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis

...and cardiometabolic disorders (Glucophage(R), Concor(R), Euthyrox(R), Saizen(R), Serostim(R)), as well as psoriasis (Raptiva(R)). With an annual R&D expenditure of around EUR 1bn, Merck Serono is committed to growing its business in specialist-focused therapeutic areas including neurodegenerative diseases, onc...

Merck Serono Completes Enrollment in the REFLEX Trial of Rebif(R) in Patients at Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis

...and cardiometabolic disorders (Glucophage(R), Concor(R), Euthyrox(R), Saizen(R), Serostim(R)), as well as psoriasis (Raptiva(R)). With an annual R&D expenditure of around EUR 1bn, Merck Serono is committed to growing its business in specialist-focused therapeutic areas including neurodegenerative diseases, onc...

Roche Moves Investigational Diabetes Drug, Taspoglutide, Into Phase III Clinical Trials

...velopment of innovative drugs for patient care. This strategy is also supported by an active policy of partnerships. In 2007, Research and Development expenditure was about euro 185 million, in excess of 20% of consolidated sales, which amounted to euro 920.5 million while total revenues amounted to euro 993.8 m...

Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.

...will investigate motivations to expend energy during video game play for people aged 18 to 35. The study will compare physiological measures of energy expenditure while people play traditional video games (those that involve pushing buttons on a standard game controller or on a Wii motion-sensing controller) ver...

Starting Flu Vaccination in August Could Help Protect Nearly 11 Million More Children During Scheduled Doctors' Visits

...Million More Children in Provider Offices To examine the potential impact of early influenza vaccination, MedImmune researchers analyzed the Medical expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), a federally funded survey of families, individuals, and medical providers that collects data on health services utilized by Ameri...

Cethromycin Achieves All Endpoints in Second Pivotal Phase III Trial for Treatment of Pneumonia

...is drug to CAP patients." Approximately 5.6 million cases of CAP are diagnosed each year in the United States, resulting in an estimated total annual expenditure of $2 billion dollars for prescribed antibiotics to treat CAP. CAP is potentially fatal if not treated properly, and the bacteria that cause CAP are d...
Expenditure in Medical Products

Leptin Soluble Receptor ELISA Test

Description:... key role in the regulation of body weight by influencing energy intake and expenditure [1,2]. Leptin functions as a lipostat and is produced by adipocytes in resp...n to counteract weight loss by increasing feed intake and decreasing energy expenditure [3]. Leptin operates at the level of the hypothalamus and acts via specific...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Millennium M10 Concentrator

Description:...at higher liter flow and has fewer parts than any other concentrator on the market. Fewer parts, combined with greater reliability, help you to reduce expenditure on accessories and unnecessary inventory. The Millennium M10 is designed to be the highest performing and most reliable oxygen machine available....
Company:Respironics, Inc.
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Lipid

...artment of Sephora. Free Shipping Over $50 with Promocode: SHIPPING50 Near-Infrared and Infrared Imaging Analysis of Lipid Metabolism and Energy expenditure ... Near-IR spectroscopic analysis of agonist-induced lipid metabolism. ... Plate cells as recommended in the LIPID MAPS Thawing and Passage P...
Expenditure in Biological News

Key to evolutionary fitness: Cut the calories

...rovided with plentiful food, there could be no limitation of energy turnover due to food availability. The way that females regulated their energy expenditure according to pup demand and their own fat reserves but did not exceed certain levels fitted with the group's theory that using energy at close to the ...

Taxpayer Alliance applauds bill to broaden access to federal research results

...s for long-term archiving. "Ready access to published research will advance the frontiers of knowledge more rapidly, bringing the fruits of federal expenditure for research to citizens more quickly," said David Shulenburger, Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Association of Public and Land-grant Unive...

Researchers identify new function of protein in cellular respiration

...s revealed that Stat3 is necessary for the function of the mitochondrial electron transport chain that generates ATP. Changes in energy production and expenditure are essential to maintain cellular homeostasis. "We found evidence that Stat3 is present in the mitochondria and that it serves to control the prod...

Eating less may not extend life

...imple conclusion: Caloric restriction is only useful when, as in the case of the obese mice, an animal eats more than it can burn off. "Your energy expenditure and your energy intake should be in balance," Sohal said. "It's as simple as that. And how do you know that? By gain or loss of weight. "The whole ...

Physical activity may not be key to obesity epidemic

...ly significant. Diet is a more likely explanation than physical activity expenditure for why Chicago women weigh more than Nigerian women, Luke said. She noted ...ginning to accumulate that dietary intake may be more important than energy expenditure level," Luke said. "Weight loss is not likely to happen without dietary res...

UNC study: Text messaging may help children fight off obesity

...nt of youths aged 6 to 11 are overweight, and that 80 percent of overweight adolescents become obese adults. "Self-monitoring of calorie intake and expenditure and of body weight is extremely important for the long-term success of weight loss and weight control," said Jennifer R. Shapiro, Ph.D., assistant pro...

Depression during pregnancy can double risk of preterm delivery

...ion of preterm deliveries." In addition to being the leading cause of infant mortality and morbidity, preterm delivery is also the leading medical expenditure for infants, with estimated annual cost of about $26 billion in the United States alone. Presently, other than a prior history of preterm delivery and...

Singapore opens Fusionopolis, its second major R&D hub in 5 years

...ning of Fusionopolis comes as Singapore recorded the highest Gross Domestic expenditure in R&D (GERD) of $4.2 billion (in Singapore dollars this amount equals $6.3...2.61% in 2007, up from 2.31% in 2006 and 1.88% in 2000. Two thirds of this expenditure comes from the private sector. Both Fusionopolis and Biopolis, which are...

Making metabolism more inefficient can reduce obesity

...at counters prevailing thought, a study in mice has found that inactivating a pair of key genes involved in "fat-burning" can actually increase energy expenditure and help lower diet-induced obesity. These unusual findings, appearing this week in the JBC, might lead to some new roads in weight-loss therapy. ...

Researchers note differences between people and animals on calorie restriction

...ided 48 people into three groups: Eighteen cut their caloric intake by 25 percent for one year. Another 18 started exercising to increase their energy expenditure by 25 percent for a year. A third group of 10 people didn't change anything. At the end of that year, the investigators measured IGF-1 levels in al...
Expenditure in Biological Technology

The human brain minimizes energy expenditure and integrates gravity in to the action plan

When reaching for an object, the brain prepares neural commands sent to the target muscles to minimize energy expenditure, according to a study published in PLoS Computational Biology by neuroscientists and mathematicians from the INSERM and ENSTA. How the human brain organizes and controls ...

STALLERGENES : Further Profit Growth Acceleration of R&D Expenditure

PARIS, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Further Profit Growth - Sales up 16% - Profit Before R&D up 19% - Net Profit (Group Share) up 12% - Acceleration of R&D Expenditure The Board of Directors, meeting on 11 March 2008 under the chairmanship of Albert Saporta, approved the 2007 con...

SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

...compared with $12.8 million for the second quarter of 2008. The decrease from the comparable period last year was primarily due to softness in capital expenditure in the bioresearch market, resulting in lower sales of MassARRAY((R)) systems. Cost of product and service revenue for the second quarter of 20...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...irst half, against an increase of euro 690 million for the comparable period of 2008. Net cash generated by operating activities, after capital expenditure (euro 824 million of which intangible rights of euro 108 million, primarily the buyout of product rights in the United States), totaled euro 3,554 mil...

EMcision Announces 510(k) Clearance of the Habib EndoHPB, its Novel Bipolar RF Device for the Palliation of Biliary and Pancreatic Tumours

...al radiologists and endoscopists who use it tell us they like its convenience and efficacy, and administrators look kindly on the fact that no capital expenditure is required." The Habib™ EndoHPB is inserted by the interventional radiologist in cases of hilar cholangiocarcinoma or by the endosc...

How much is life worth? The $440 billion question

...etuximab treatment for non-small cell lung cancer, which was found to extend life by 1.2 months, costs an average of $80,000, which translates into an expenditure of $800,000 to prolong the life of one patient by 1 year. At this rate, it would cost $440 billion annually, an amount 100 times NCI's budget, to ex...

Helix BioPharma Announces Q3 2009 Financial Results and Provides Product Development Update

...nufacturing of GMP engineering batches in preparation for clinical trial batch manufacturing. The majority of the Topical Interferon Alpha-2b expenditure increase through the quarter reflects the ongoing costs of the AGW Phase II clinical trial in Sweden and Germany in addition to the costs of the ongoi...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Continued Revenues and Earnings Growth in First Quarter of 2009

...% of sales in the first quarter of 2009 as compared to 30% for the first quarter of 2008, which reflects an increase in staff and marketing budget and expenditure which is expected to benefit the Company's sales effort going forward. This increase in SG&A was partially offset by a decrease in the cost of raw...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Signs Agreement with Taiwan Golden Biotechnology Corp. on Development of New Anti-Cancer Drug

... sale. The management expects to receive SFDA approval within three years as the medicinal theoretical research has been completed already. The expenditure for new drug application including clinical study will be around $10 million. "We are excited to participate in this project, which we believe ...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...ales were off nearly 20%, versus a strong prior year quarter in which cash instrument sales grew 29% driven by a weaker dollar. A challenging capital expenditure environment and difficult comparables contributed to this trend. Total recurring revenue decreased 1% to $573.7 million, but maintained solid g...
Expenditure in Biological Definition

Glycolysis

...ose can also enter the glycolytic pathway at this point.) Phosphofructokinase -1 then consumes 1 ATP to form fructose 1,6-bisphosphate. The energy expenditure in this step is justified in 2 ways: the glycolytic process (up to this step) is now irreversible, and the energy supplied to the molecule allows the ...

Nutrition

...#8217;s College London, who says:“In trials, there is no evidence suggesting that reducing fat intake has an effect on obesity. As long as your expenditure equals what you eat, you won't put on weight, regardless of how high the fat content is in your diet.” (Times newspaper, 10 March 2004 or 3 Octo...
Expenditure in Biological Dictionary

Passive transport

...t n. The movement of a chemical substance across a cell membrane without expenditure of energy by the cell, as in passive transport transport of a substance across a cell membrane by diffusion; expenditure of energy is not ... active transport or passive transport to ... ...

Active transport

...s of biology and life science to everyone! ... Active transport usually happens across the cell membrane. ... Active transport involves expenditure of metabolic energy to move ions or other ... Two types of active transport are recognized. ... Indirect Active Transport . Symport Pumps. A...
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