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American Heart Association Makes Broadway Debut This Sunday, Feb 22

New York, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical "In the Heights" and Spanish Broadcasting System's WPAT-FM 93.1 Amor join forces to support Go Red Corazon, the American Heart Association's movement to educate women about heart health in order to live stronger, longer li...

Marketers Share Customer-Centric Strategies for an Uncertain 2009 Economy, Feb 2-4

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Many companies are starting out the new year with caution due to the unstable economic environment. More than ever will your success be dependent on your company's ability to manage its biggest asset -- customers. To excel in 2009 and win customers' he...

4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, and Dr. Barry Karlin, Nation's #1 Drug Treatment Provider, to Spearhead Drug Treatment WVA Advocacy Day Feb 13-14; 142,000 Need, Don't Get Treatment in State

WILL JOIN GOVERNOR AT RECEPTION 5:30 PM WED., FEB. 13 AT MARRIOTT, ADDRESS LEGISLATORS 8:30 AM THURS., FEB. 14 IN HOUSE CHAMBER WVAADC, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS, AND CRC HEALTH GROUP CEO DR. BARRY KARLIN TO JOIN CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry Mc...

Perrier Clarifies the NITRITE Level in Consumer Council Findings

...wo independent and certified laboratories. The results are also <0.05 mg/L. The 3 "BEFORE" batches are: 27 Aug 2007; 22 Nov 2007 and 21 feb 2008; The 3 "AFTER" batches are: 26 May 2008; 13 Aug 2008 and 18 Nov 2008. 3) The INTERNAL factory checks done on Nitrite showed <0.01 m...

Forest Laboratories Announces Positive Top-line Data from Two Pivotal Phase III Trials of Ceftaroline for the Treatment of Community-acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP) Requiring Hospitalization

.... 2001;163:1730-1754. 8.) Lutfiyya MN, Henley E, Chang L. Diagnosis and Treatment of Community- Acquired Pneumonia. Am Fam Physician. 2006 feb 1;73(3):442-50. 9.) Mandell L. Wunderink A, Anzueto, J, et al.Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society consensus g...

'Phase 0' Trials Aim to Speed Cancer Drug Development

.... Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, clinical research ethics consultant, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, N.J.; feb 1, 2007, Clinical Cancer Research ; April 13, 2009, Journal of Clinical Oncology ...

More compelling evidence on why earlier HIV treatment lengthens survival

...iretroviral therapy until the CD4+ count was below 350 had an increase of 69% in the risk of death. Results from the second analysis were announced feb 2009 at the 16th Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Montreal, Canada. Among the 9,155 patients with a CD4+ count above ...

ProteoTech Receives Funding From The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Research to Develop Tools for Imaging Alpha-Synuclein Aggregation in Living Parkinson's Brain

... KIRKLAND, Wash., feb 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ProteoTech Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Researc...

Video: Facing the Facts - What You Need to Know About Facial Plastic Surgery

... NEW YORK, feb 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Our faces are our calling cards. They identify who we are, show our emotions and are connected with three out of the five senses th...

Iodine in Prenatal Vitamins Varies Widely

...versity Medical Center; John Hathcock, Ph.D., vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition, Washington, D.C.; feb 26, 2009, New England Journal of Medicine ...
Feb in Medical Dictionary

Urine collection

...lysis or for purposes of simple elimination . UCDs of the latter type are sometimes called piddle packs. Urine collection - clean catch. • U • feb 02 05. Alternative names ... Open a Urine collection bag (a plastic bag with an adhesive paper on one end) ... Open a urine collection bag...

Trench Fever

...ever . Ohl ME, Spach DH. ... Trench Fever /physiopathology. Urban Population. PMID: 10913410 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] ... 1: Lancet. 1995 feb 18;345(8947):450-1. Return of trench fever . Stein A, Raoult D. ... Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Trench Fever * PMID: 7853966 [PubMed - indexed .....

Proliferation

...dent Obama's new WMD Proliferation /Terrorism Coordinator will watch over a ... Government Agencies Combating Nuclear Proliferation . Chart updated: feb 18, ... proliferation synonyms. proliferation usage examples and proliferation quotes. ... proliferation pro·lif′·era′·tion noun ... defin...

Noise

...0,000, or 1010. With reference ... Almost every man-made device makes noise . ... Small Wind Generators and Noise . by Mick Sagrillo, Windletter feb & Mar 1997 ... Noise is a very subjective topic ... presents projected noise levels resulting from the operation of the proposed project. ...

Metritis

...erry E. Reed ... types of metritis (uterine infections) ... Some of the signs of metritis are enhanced breeding problems, increased amount ... feb 24, 2009 California Mare Tests Positive for Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) ... Veterinarian Quarantines Virginia Farms Due to Contagious Equine M...

Hypnotic

...-Coaches ™ ... HYPNOTIC PARTY/ SEPTEMBER 30, 2006. B.LIVE/ SEPTEMBER 16, 2006. TECHNO PARADE ... HYPNOTIC PARTY/ APRIL 09, 2005. SAINT MARTIN/ feb 18, 20 & 22, 2005 ... ...

Erythropoietin

...instructs the bone marrow to ... Erythropoietin . Feline Infectious Peritonitis. Feline Leukemia Virus. First Aid ... Erythropoietin . updated feb 2005. Pharmacological cheating in sports is not a ... Erythropoietin (pronounced, ah-rith-ro-poy-tin, and abbreviated, EPO) is a ... ...

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 Works as Transplant Source (Medpage Today, 11 Dec 2008) ... Cord Blood Banking. Protect Your Family. Enter to Wi...

Aggravated by

... hygiene ... Tablet PC and Ultra-Mobile PC news, forums, and video reviews ... Quote Reply Topic: Getting Aggravated by Slowness. Posted: 14 feb 2009 at 11:29am ... Weblocator is a law directory with contact information on attorneys, lawyers, and law firms ... of an individual by criminal n...

Acid mucopolysaccharides

... Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland MD ... Acid mucopolysaccharides is a test that measures the amount of ... Acid mucopolysaccharides . • A • feb 16 05. Alternative names ... Normal acid mucopolysaccharide values vary with age, and the normal range of ... Acid Mucopolysaccharides i...
Feb in Biological News

Tuning in on cellular communication in the fruit fly

...ekkon5 is an extracellular regulator of BMP signaling," published in the Feb. 1, 2009, edition of the journal Developmental Biology . (Dev Biol. 2009 feb 1; 326(1):36-46.) "The BMP pathway is very important for embryonic development, not only in fruit flies, but in vertebrates as well," said Joseph D...

CSHL researchers identify gene that helps plant cells keep communication channels open

...gh which plant cells can adjust trafficking in these channels through the various stages of development." The team's findings will be published in the feb 17th issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . GAT1 keeps callose at bay As plants develop, growth signals and environmental...

Duke software dramatically speeds enzyme design

...m work as planned," said Donald, who leads the extended research effort and is corresponding author of a new report to be published online the week of feb 16 in the research journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( PNAS ). The work was funded by a grant from the National Institutes ...

Execretion analysis aids primate social studies

... new sampling has taught researchers in a symposium on the origins of complex societies in primates and humans. That symposium begins at 8:30 a.m. on feb 15 during the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences' 2009 Annual Meeting, to be held in Chicago. For instance, she said, by finding ...

Ancestral genome of present-day African great apes & humans had burst of DNA sequence duplication

...ancestor of humans and present-day apes underwent a burst of activity in duplicating segments of DNA, according to a study to be published in Nature feb 12, the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birthday. "The new study shows big differences in the genomes of humans and great apes within duplic...
Feb in Biological Technology

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

...observed by the authors compare favorably with previous studies of cetuximab in combination with RT alone or CRT. Bonner JA et al (N. Engl J Med. 2006 feb 9;354(6); 567-78) published on a randomized Phase III study with 424 patients comparing radiotherapy alone to radiotherapy plus cetuximab in locally-a...

Lentigen and Expression Therapeutics Sign Hemophilia Co-Development Agreement

... GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ATLANTA, feb 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentigen Corporation, a biotechnology company specializing in the development and manufacture of lentiviral gene delivery technologi...

Video: Higher Initial Dose of Gleevec Achieved Better Early Responses than Standard Dose for Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

...armacokinetics and its correlation with response and safety in chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia: a subanalysis of the IRIS study. Blood, feb 2008. 3. Gleevec(R) (imatinib mesylate) tablets prescribing information. East Hanover, NJ: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Nov 2007. Me...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS NIMOTUZUMAB NSCLC CLINICAL DATA AT ASCO ANNUAL MEETING

...proximately 28-35 weeks). Furthermore, in an RTOG/ECOG trial in Stage III patients who were candidates for curative treatment (J Natl Cancer Inst 1995 feb 1;87(3):198-205), standard and hyperfractionated radiation in "good risk" patients resulted in a median overall survival of 11.4 and 12.3 months respe...

Ipsogen Launches MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade Test to Identify Breast Cancer Patients who Benefit From Chemotherapy

...t al. Gene expression profiling in breast cancer: understanding the molecular basis of histologic grade to improve prognosis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 feb 15;98(4):262-72. (2) Loi S et al. Definition of clinically distinct molecular subtypes in estrogen receptor-positive breast carcinomas through genom...

MUSC's Kilpatrick to Address Congress Regarding PTSD Care

...rsity professor and director of the National Crime Victim's Research and Treatment Center at MUSC's Institute of Psychiatry, testified before Congress feb 26 and will again on Feb. 27 on behalf of the PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) Compensation Committee regarding findings in a May 2007 report. Is...

Martek to Announce First Quarter 2008 Results on March 5, 2008

... COLUMBIA, Md., feb 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences Corporation announced that it intends to release the results of its first quarter of fiscal 2008 on Ma...

ARIUS presents new findings showing therapeutic antibody inhibits human leukemic cancer stem cells

... CD9 is a potential marker of acute myeloid leukemia stem cells (LSC) and serves as a LSC-specific therapeutic target. Poster Session A, Wednesday, feb 13th 2008, from 4:30-6:30 pm in the Concourse Ballroom of the Los Angeles Marriott. AR40A746.2.3, a functional antibody that targets CD9, has previo...

Stanford researchers hear the sound of quantum drums

...in the same way, a phenomenon known as isospectrality. Manoharan, along with his graduate student Chris Moon and others, published their result in the feb 8 edition of the journal Science. To reinforce the point, they created a video, complete with two quantum drums beating with the same sound. (The real...

Summit VetPharm Addressed Veterinarian Diverted Vectra 3D(TM)

... FORT LEE, N.J., feb 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Summit VetPharm identified the first instance of a veterinarian who was diverting its veterinary exclusive Vectra 3D(TM) ...
Feb in Biological Definition

Intron

...ent species by a form of convergent evolution . See also selfish DNA noncoding DNA intein Reference Walter Gilbert (1978 feb 9) "Why Genes In Pieces?" Nature 271 (5645):501. ...

Long-term potentiation

...U, Morris RG. "Synaptic tagging and long-term potentiation." Nature . 1997 feb 6;385(6616):533-6. PMID 9020359 Bennett MR. "The concept of long term ...iation by an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist, AP5." Nature . 1986 feb 27-Mar 5;319(6056):774-6. PMID 2869411 McHugh TJ, Blum KI, Tsien JZ,...

Vitamin

... The History of Vitamin Discovery . Retrieved 1 feb 2005. Bellis, Mary. History of Vitamins . Retrieved 1 feb 2005. Challem, Jack (1997). The Past, Present and Future of Vitamins . Retrieved 1 feb 2005. Leonhardt, David (2004). Vitamin A - The...
Feb in Biological Dictionary

Synapton

...ournal published by the American Medical Association, ... salicylate ( Synapton ) yields sustained ... Journal List > J Cell Biol > v.128(4); feb 2, 1995. Summary. Selected ... Horesh O, Simchen G, Friedmann A. Morphogenesis of the synapton during yeast meiosis. ... Research on Basic Mechan...

Producers

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Histones

...r structure by tightening the ... Archive for the histones ' Category ... Histone Modifications Regulate Pluripotency in the Early Mouse Embryo. feb 6, 2007 histones , methylation, research articles ... Nuclear function, Chromatin and Histones - The basic subunit of chromatin is the ... DNA...

Feeding pattern

...ut, and a feeding pattern is established that works for both ... Breast feeding patterns in a Military hospital. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak feb 2006;16(2):128-31. ... Monthwise distribution of feeding pattern was determined. ... Offers info on various breastfeeding concerns not easily f...

Crossing over

...omatoes Crossing Over clips, pictures, critic and user reviews, forums and the Tomatometer! Average Rating: 4.1/10 - Release Date: feb 27, 2009 Limited Specific Movie: Watch Crossing Over trailers and video clips, see photos, find showtimes ... Crossing Over Trailers &am...
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