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National Federation of the Blind Awards $50,000

BALTIMORE,July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind presented $50,000 in cash awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward achieving the full integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality. The s...

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates NASA on Successful Mission

Two Louis Braille Coins Return with Atlantis EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the space shuttle Atlantis landed today, it also returned from space two Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollars. This unique coin commemorates the birth of the inventor of the readi...

Martin Crane, M.D., Assumes Chairmanship of the Federation of State Medical Boards

Massachusetts physician will lead organization representing the nation's 70 medical boards DALLAS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- During the Federation of State Medical Boards' (FSMB) 97th Annual Meeting, in Arlington, Va., Martin Crane, M.D., assumed the position of chair of the organization's boa...

Martha Reeves to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence

Reeves to Serve as Honorary Co-chair of Event BALTIMORE, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that Martha Reeves, former lead singer of the Motown group Martha and the Vandellas, will take the stage serving as a co-chair for the organizat...

New Partnerships Added to World Federation of Hemophilia Twinning Program

Wyeth and Advocacy Community Mark Continued Commitment to Patient Care on World Hemophilia Day COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the twentieth Anniversary of World Hemophilia Day, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), together with the World Federat...

CSL Behring Marks World Hemophilia Day with $2M Coagulation Factor Donation to World Federation of Hemophilia

Three-year commitment will aid WFH's Global Alliance for Progress program to improve healthcare in the developing world King of Prussia, PA, and Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2009 -- In recognition of the World Federation of Hemophilia's (WFH) progress in improvi...

Bayer HealthCare Marks 20th Anniversary of World Hemophilia Day With Euro 250,000 Contribution to the World Federation of Hemophilia

BERKELEY, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the 20th anniversary of World Hemophilia Day, Bayer HealthCare reaffirmed its commitment to the global hemophilia community by pledging euro 250,000 to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). To mark this milestone, Bayer employees aro...

The American Federation for Medical Research Unites Top Leaders to Mitigate U.S. Crisis in Clinical Research

WASHINGTON, Apr. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) today has brought together several leaders from the public and private sectors to take action against the crisis in U.S. clinical research. This symposium marks the first time that major U.S. government agencie...

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence

Alliance President & CEO Dave McCurdy to Speak at Event BALTIMORE, Feb. 27, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a coalition of eleven major automakers, will participate in the NFB's third annu...

National Federation of the Blind Praises Bill to Create Work Incentives and Opportunity

Blind Persons Return to Work Act of 2009 Introduced by Congressman Lewis WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) has introduced legislation designed to help blind persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to return to work. The Blind Pe...
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Genaera Corporation Presents Data on Mechanism of Inhibition of PTP-1B for Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) at Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Meeting

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genaera Corporation (Nasdaq: GENR ) announced today the presentation of new preclinical data on trodusquemine (MSI-1436), a novel inhibitor of PTP-1B and Genaera's lead drug candidate for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity, du...

Peptimmune Presents Early Clinical Data at European Neurological Society and Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies Meetings

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Peptimmune, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company, presented early clinical results from its PI-2301 peptide copolymer program at both the 17th Annual ENS meeting in Nice, France and at FOCIS 2008 in Boston, MA. The Company presented data from it...

International Diabetes Federation Grant Supports Lifestyle Intervention Study to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in India

BRUSSELS and ATLANTA, Georgia, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) BRIDGES translational research grant programme will fund a lifestyle intervention trial that seeks to reduce the risk of for people developing type 2 diabetes in Chennai, India. (Logo: http://w...

UMDNJ-University Hospital in Newark to Tailor Diabetes Interventions for Low-Income and Minority Groups With Grant From the International Diabetes Federation

BRUSSELS and NEWARK, New Jersey, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation of UMDNJ has received a grant for the UMDNJ-University Hospital (UH) in Newark, New Jersey from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) BRIDGES program to tailor interventions to improve outpatient care and access for...

Opexa Presents Tovaxin Research at Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies Annual Meeting

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2007 - Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a company involved in the development and commercialization of cell therapies, made a poster presentation at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) in San Diego ...

Diabetes drug supported by Mexican Diabetes Federation

VANCOUVER, June 21, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Biotech Holdings reports that the Mexican Diabetes Federation has given Biotech's "Sucanon" diabetes drug its support in an overview of diabetic drugs published in the May-June 2007 issue of Diabetes Hoy, the Diabetic Federation's scientific and me...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study

...American Diabetes Association. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp. Accessed July 13, 2009. (ii) The International Diabetes federation Diabetes Atlas. Available at: http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=3B96906B-C026-2FD3-87B73F80BC22682A. Accessed July 13, 2009. (iii) "Direct...

Meta-Analysis of Clinical Data Showed No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events Associated With Exenatide Use: Data Presented at ADA 2009

...American Diabetes Association. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp . Accessed March 28, 2009. (ii) The International Diabetes federation Diabetes Atlas. Available at: http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=3B96906B-C026-2FD3-87B73F80BC22682A . Accessed March 28, 2009. (iii) "Direct...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Sustained Improvements in Glycemic Control With Weight Loss Over Two Years: DURATION-1 Interim Long-Term Data Presented at ADA 2009

...rican Diabetes Association. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp . Accessed March 28, 2009. (ii) The International Diabetes federation Diabetes Atlas. Available at: http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=3B96906B-C026-2FD3-87B73F80BC22682A . Accessed March 28, 2009. (iii) "Dir...

Amylin and Lilly Announce Plans to Develop Pen Device for Exenatide Once Weekly

...American Diabetes Association. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp . Accessed March 28, 2009. (ii) The International Diabetes federation Diabetes Atlas. Available at: http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=3B96906B-C026-2FD3-87B73F80BC22682A . Accessed March 28, 2009. (iii) "Dir...
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Excise

...Tax Return, is filed monthly, quarterly, or ... Payments can be made using the department's Electricity Excise Tax WebFile program. ... From the federation of Tax Administrators. Features comparisons of state income, sales, and excise taxes and rates. Corporations fi le Form 20 ( excise ) or Form 20-...

Chiropractic

...y of suppliers, classifieds and more. Joint project of Quackwatch. Skeptical guide to chiropractic history, theories, and current practices. federation of national associations of chiropractors in various countries dedicated to represent chiropractic profession in the international community. LA...

Bleeding disorders

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Bleeding disorder

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Estuarine Research Federation chooses Springer as publishing partner

Springer, one of the leading global STM publishers, has entered a publishing partnership with the Estuarine Research Federation (ERF) for the journal Estuaries and Coasts. Appearing six times a year, the journal plays a major role in promoting research on and management of estuarine and coastal e...

Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker awarded the Order of the Rising Sun

...he recipient's resolution and determination. Former German recipients of the Order include the choreographer, Pina Bausch, the former president of the federation of German Industries, Hans-Olaf Henkel, the former Federal Minister of Research, Heinz Riesenhuber, and Professor of Japanese Studies Wolfgang Schamon...

AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards

...l degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1948. Dr Thompson is a former president of the AIUM and a former president of the World federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. He is regarded by many as the "father" of obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound in the United States. A devout ...

Scientists achieve first tracking of salmon from headwaters in Rockies through Pacific to Alaska

... ocean? Before 2000, scientists knew little about salmon migration at sea. But acoustic telemetry was being developed rapidly and the Atlantic Salmon federation recognized its potential as a tool to address this lack of knowledge. In 2001 and 2002, the Census of Marine Life funded a small pilot project, or...

Entertainment Software Association Foundation awards grant to FAS for immune attack

... WASHINGTON DC The federation of American Scientists (FAS) will reach new levels with Immune Attack TM the first biologically accurate immunology video game through a generous gra...

Fires regenerate African grassland

... Over 1000 participants from more than 30 countries have registered for EURECO-GFOE 2008. The conference is a joint meeting of the European Ecological federation (EEF) and the Gesellschaft fr kologie (Gf) and is being organised at the Congress Center Leipzig by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (U...

More than skin deep: There's no such thing as a 'safe' suntan, researchers warn

...ation, according to a series of papers published in the October issue of Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research , the official journal of The International federation of Pigment Cell Societies (IFPCS) and the Society for Melanoma Research. The authors of the three review papers leading researchers in the fields ...

Significant increase in alien plants in Europe

... Over 1000 participants from more than 30 countries have registered for EURECO-GFOE 2008. The conference is a joint meeting of the European Ecological federation (EEF) and the Gesellschaft fr kologie (Gf) and is being organised at the Congress Center Leipzig by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (U...

FAS honors Mark D. Levine with 2008 Public Service Award

... SAN FRANCISCO The federation of American Scientists has chosen Mark D. Levine, ...ssions growth," said Henry Kelly, president of the federation of American Scientists. "Solutions depend critica...of the California Energy Commission Henry Kelly, federation of American Scientists Mark Levine, Leader of th...

McGill conference on Global Food Crisis draws impressive list of international participants

...ion. He was elected President of the International federation of Agricultural Producers in 2002 at the 35th Worl... Cairo. He has served as President of the Canadian federation of Agriculture, and was also President of the Ontario federation of Agriculture. ...
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International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

No Child Should Die of Diabetes BRUSSELS, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) announced today that it is bringing together key opinion leaders to push for action to secure care for the thousands of children with diabetes in developing coun...

International Federation of Clinical Chemistry Forms Partnership With the Labs Are Vital(TM) Initiative

Promoting the Critical Role of Laboratory Professionals and Addressing the Issues Facing Clinical Labs Worldwide ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical laboratory professionals worldwide are coming together in support of an initiative to raise international aw...

Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Favorable New Safety and Pharmacokinetic Data on rHuPH20 Enzyme Produced Via New Manufacturing Process at European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences

MUNICH, Germany, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO ), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products based on the extracellular matrix, today announced new safety and pharmacokinetic data from a second generation manufacturing pr...

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Recommends Tighter Control of Blood Glucose Levels After Meals in People With Diabetes

AMSTERDAM, September 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - IDF Launches New Guideline for the Management of Postmeal Glucose IDF today issued the new global guideline for diabetes care which includes the management of postmeal glucose.(1) The guideline emphasizes that people with diabetes should have their b...

International Milk Genomics & Human Health Symposium Speaker Program Announced

..., DairyAustralia, Dairy Farmers of Canada, Dutch Dairy Association, National Dairy Council and Teagasc. Event sponsors include the International Dairy federation and the U.S. Dairy Export Council. About the IMGC The International Milk Genomics Consortium is a partnership of companies and academic organiza...

New Drug Application for Exenatide Once Weekly Accepted for Review by FDA

...rican Diabetes Association. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp . Accessed March 28, 2009. (ii) The International Diabetes federation Diabetes Atlas. Available at: http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=3B96906B-C026-2FD3-87B73F80BC22682A . Accessed March 28, 2009. (iii) "Dir...

Multiple Types of Heart Attacks Reduced by Prasugrel in TRITON-TIMI 38 Trial

... (1) was developed in 2007 by the Joint European Society of Cardiology, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the World Heart federation Task Force. This post hoc analysis was published in Circulation online on May 18, 2009.(2) In this post hoc analysis, the incidence of non-proced...

Exenatide Once Weekly New Drug Application Submitted to FDA for Type 2 Diabetes

...rican Diabetes Association. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp . Accessed March 28, 2009. (ii) The International Diabetes federation Diabetes Atlas. Available at: http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=3B96906B-C026-2FD3-87B73F80BC22682A . Accessed March 28, 2009. (iii) "Dir...

Exenatide Clinical Data Analysis Shows No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events

...Form 10-K. Amylin, Lilly and Alkermes undertake no duty to update these forward-looking statements. P-LLY (i) The International Diabetes federation Diabetes Atlas. Available at: http://www.idf.org/home/index.cfm?unode=3B96906B-C026-2FD3-87B73F80BC22682A . Accessed June 2, 2008. (ii) "All Abo...

Spectral announces 2008 financial results

...es in Russia, for Spectral's EAA(TM). Under the terms of the agreement, BB Medical will market and sell EAA(TM) throughout the Russian federation starting in 2009. - Expanded collaboration agreement with Toray in May 2008, gaining access to Toray's distributors in new geog...
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Diabetes mellitus

...ction Canadian Diabetes Association Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation American Diabetes Association International Diabetes federation WHO - The Diabetes Programme Health A to Z Diabetes Type 2 Section Health Canada Diabetes Type 2 Risk Evaluation Center for Dis...
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Informatics

...for graduates. Health informatics tools include not only computers but also clinical guidelines, ... For more details on this topic, see European federation for Medical Informatics . ... . Informatics International, Inc. Please consider making a donation to the. American Red Cross ... click to see a l...

Consumers

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