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HIV/AIDS Cases Among State and Federal Prison Inmates Fell for the Sixth Straight Year During 2005

The Estimated Number of AIDS-Related Deaths Continued to Decline WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There were 22,480 state and federal inmates who were HIV infected or had confirmed AIDS on Dec. 31, 2005, which was a decrease from 22,936 at the end of 2004, the Justice Departme...

Over 200 Chinese Kids Fell Ill after Taking School Lunch

Xian (China): More than 200 children were taken ill after eating lunch at their school in China's Shaanxi province.// The 223 students were admitted to a hospital and are reportedly in a stable condition, an official said Tuesday. Students of Dianshi Town High School began reporting sym...

Students Fell Ill After Eating Stale Food on I-Day

More than 40 schoolchildren in Madhya Pradesh fell ill, five of them seriously, after eating stale food on Independence Day, an official said Wednesday.// As many as 44 children of Pratapura Primary School, 60 km from Chhattarpur town, fell ill after eating "halwa puri" Tuesday. The ch...

Stereotaxis Reports 19% Second Quarter Revenue Growth

...recurring revenue, disposable revenue associated with utilization increased over 10% from the first quarter of 2009. The Company's operating expenses fell to $14.6 million, a decrease of 22% from the second quarter of 2008. For the first six months of 2009, revenue grew 34% to $23.8 million compar...

1957-58 Flu Pandemic Can Provide Clues to Planning for h1n1

... keeping community and health services functioning. School absenteeism was high, but schools were not closed unless the number of students or teachers fell low enough to warrant closure. Special efforts were made to speed the production of vaccine, but the quantities that were produced were too lat...

Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

...esks. After six weeks, program participants reported that they were more aware of external stressors, they felt less stressed by life events, and they fell asleep more easily than did a control group that did not experience the intervention. "Because chronic stress is associated with chronic disease, I...

Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals

... Hospitals and Clinics (Madison, WI), and the University of North Carolina Hospital (Chapel Hill, NC). Some examples of teaching hospitals that fell to the bottom of CR 's Patient Ratings, which also provide more aggressive care: Mount Sinai Medical Center (Miami Beach, FL), Long Island College ...

How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?

... opportunities,'' which remained the number two choice in the 50s, but by a much smaller percentage. In the 60s, increasing professional opportunities fell to third behind ''To help make friends.'' "The survey on the BeautyforLife website has provided interesting data about patients' attitudes,...

Rock-Climbing Injury Rate Soaring

...cent of the injuries, with the distance the person fell correlating to the injury's severity. Patients who fell from heights of greater than 20 feet had 10 times ...eeding to be hospitalized, compared with those who fell from lesser heights. Fractures, sprains and str...

Prioritize Pregnant Women to Get Swine Flu Shot, Experts Say

... receive prompt treatment with antiviral medications. In fact, the first American to die from the H1N1 strain, 33-year-old Judy Trunnell of Texas, fell ill while in late-stage pregnancy. She died May 5 after falling into a coma. Her healthy baby girl was delivered by C-section. Why does pregnancy p...

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Complications and Costs for Obesity Surgery Declining

... staple leakage, respiratory failure and pneumonia fell by between 50 percent and 29 percent. Rates...yments for bariatric surgery patients, as a whole, fell from $29,563 to $27,905 and dropped from $41,807 t...o had to be readmitted because of complications -- fell from $80,001 to $69,960. "People considering ...

SYNTAX Analysis Finds Treatment With TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Stents More Cost Effective Than Bypass Surgery in Many Patients With Complex Coronary Artery Disease

...CI patients compared with CABG patients, driven by the expected higher rate of revascularization in the PCI group. PCI and CABG patients whose scores fell into the lower or intermediate terciles of complexity had similar rates of MACCE at 12 months. The SYNTAX Score characterizes coronary anatomy based ...

Report on 300 New Medicines in Development for Heart Disease and Stroke Released in Indianapolis

...atform Leader, Diabetes and Cardiovascular. According to a 2008 report by the American Heart Association, death rates for cardiovascular disease fell a dramatic 26.4 percent between 1999 and 2005. Medicines now in the research pipeline include 36 for high blood pressure, 33 for heart failure, 1...

Video: Zometa(R) Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence in Premenopausal Women, Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Reports

.... At the median follow-up of 48 months, disease-free survival events were reduced by 36% (P=0.01) and the risk of recurrence-free survival events fell by 35% (P=0.02) with Zometa added to hormone therapy versus hormone therapy alone. Sixteen deaths had occurred among patients who received Zometa with...

Major deCODE-led Study Underscores Role of the Brain in Obesity

...re Genetics at http://www.nature.com/ng , and will appear in an upcoming print edition of the journal. "This study essentially doubles in one fell swoop the number of known and replicated genetic factors contributing to obesity as a public health problem. And what we are seeing in obesity are a l...

SYNTAX Data Show Comparable Safety for Complex Patients Treated with TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Stents and Bypass Surgery

...cular or Cerebrovascular Event rate, including all-cause death, stroke, MI and repeat revascularization) at 12 months. For patients whose SYNTAX Score fell into the upper tercile -- those with the greatest lesion complexity -- there was a significant increase in MACCE for PCI patients compared with CABG p...

ViaViente Demonstrates Cardiovascular Benefits in New Human Trial

... effects of the recommended daily dose of ViaViente for 1 week after a washout period. Sixteen subjects successfully completed the protocol. Results fell into two categories: significant improvement or no significant change. After just one week, 38% of the subjects showed significant improvement: an ave...

Sonablate(R) International HIFU Registry is the First Worldwide HIFU Clinical Registry for Prostate Cancer Treatments

... "The Sonablate(R) International HIFU Registry was created to capture the 'real life' practice of prostate cancer treatment, which for the most part fell outside the responsibility of clinical trials," said Dr. Illing of the Clinical Effectiveness Unit at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. "Spons...

Phase III Data Show Vanda Pharmaceuticals' Tasimelteon (VEC-162) Significantly Improves Sleep in Patients with Chronic Insomnia

...asimelteon dose versus placebo. Importantly, this effect was also seen acutely on the first night of treatment. Patients in the 20mg and 50mg groups fell asleep 22.9 minutes (p<.001) and 25.9 minutes (p<.001) faster, respectively, than those in the placebo group, as measured objectively through PSG. D...

Clinical Proof of Concept for TGF-beta 2-Inhibitor AP 12009 in Phase Iib EMEA provides Guidance on Phase III Design and Approval Requirements

...urrent or refractory anaplastic astrocytoma, with up to 42% at 14 months. At the same time, the initial 25%-overall response rate in the control group fell to zero. An international, randomized, active-controlled, Phase III study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of AP 12009 as monotherapy in adult pa...
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Allopathic medicine

... producing symptoms opposite to those of the patient (e.g. see Organon, VI edition, paragraphs 54-56). After Hahnemann's death the term "enantiopathy" fell in disuse and the two concepts of allopathy and enantiopathy have been more or less unified. Both, however, indicate what Hahnemann thought about cont...
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TRAP

... giant monster movie. ... Glass Trap . Home > Library > Entertainment & Arts > Movies. Director: Fred Olen Ray ... Unfortunately she fell into the trap of confusing biology with destiny. ... I saw your brother asking a trap out last night at the bar. ... A single stone trap wil...

Hangnail

...t, Home ... Hangnail ... Can't find the Hangnail lyrics you were looking for? Enter ... Send " Hangnail " Ringtone to your Cell. My hopes just fell and I can't see. the reason why ... Nickelback • Silver Side Up • Hangnail . MusicBrainz: search for... Christian Music Today - Your place for to...

Gastrinoma

... Since proton pump inhibitors came into widespread clinical use, the diagnosis of gastrinoma (Zolling ... of new cases of gastrinoma diagnosed fell by 40 ... ...

Gasoline

...soline , are primarily a mixture of hydrocarbons ... The national average gasoline tax is 45 cents per gallon. ... Gasoline demand in the U.S. fell less than one percent in the ... API Weekly Gasoline Updates ... Gasoline helps power the American dream, giving us the freedom to travel wher...

Dislocated elbow

... dislocated , the bones that form the elbow joint are displaced from their normal position. ... What is a dislocated elbow ? ... My toddler fell on his elbow . How can I tell whether he dislocated it? ... Alyssa has a dislocated elbow ! Exercise: Arms, Thighs, Butt ... A dislocated ...

Distal

... ... Computed Tomography Methods for Quantifying Distal Radioulnar Joint Translation ... the center of rotation of the distal radioulnar joint fell in the middle half ... ... of comminuted fractures of the distal end of the radius by ... Treatment of Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures of ...

Concussion

... In a concussion , the brain shifts inside the skull. ... What Is a Concussion and What Causes It? What Are the Signs and Symptoms? ... Ow! You fell and hit your head. But do you have a concussion ? Find out about concussions in this article for kids. ... more than one concussion can lead to...
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Scripps-led study shows ocean health plays vital role in coral reef recovery

...l growth rate records since 1950, including the time before and after a major bleaching event in 1998. "It is clear that Mesoamerican corals really fell off a cliff in 1998 -- nearly everybody suffered mass bleaching," said Dick Norris, Scripps professor of paleooceanography and co-author of the study....

Life on Earth came from other planets

...r on a desert island we wouldn't claim it was randomly assembled in an organic soup or created by the hand of God; we'd conclude it washed to shore or fell from the sky. The Earth too, is an island, orbiting in a sea of space, and living creatures and their DNA have been washing to shore and falling from ...

Explosive growth of life on Earth fueled by early greening of planet

... the isotopic fingerprints in limestone we see today started in the late Precambrian and must have involved the simultaneous influx of rain water that fell on vegetated areas, infiltrated into coastal ground waters and mixed with marine pore fluids. During sea level drops, these coastal mixing zones are d...

Cells use import machinery to export their goods as well

...ytic molecules." Adds Simon: "Once we took a step back from the dogma, we saw that cells employ these molecules for import and export. Then everything fell into place. We should stop stereotyping molecules as dedicated for this or that purpose. It puts on the blinders. There's an advantage in biology of s...

Pushmi-pullyu of B-cell development discovered

...-fold when a cell contained both EBF and the two chromatin remodeling complexes. When the researchers inactivated the SWI/SNF complex, that activation fell to 8-fold, suggesting that SWI/SNF helped promote B-cell development. When they inactivated Mi-2/NuRD instead, expression of the B-cell gene increased...

Phthalic symbol

...en measured the before and after concentration of phthalate in a simulated wastewater sample. Initial concentration was 100 milligrams per liter which fell to less than 1.0 milligram per liter within two days of treatment with the microbial honeycomb. The team points out that the rate of degradation wa...

Sediment yields climate record for past half-million years

...records. The isotopes were stored in the remains of tiny sea creatures that fell to the ocean bottom over time. When the researchers compared their recor...icebergs carried gravel out into the ocean. As the bergs melted, the debris fell to the bottom and of the ocean floor. The more debris present, the more ice...

Liver disease 'shrunk' by blood-pressure drug

...n their livers revealed that, before treatment with losartan, half of the patients had a high level of the biomarker NF-kB. After treatment, the level fell indicating that losartan is able to switch off NF-kB with the result that scars are no longer produced or maintained, but instead shrink. Professor...

100 reasons to change the way we think about genetics

...onger necks, and the result is what we see in giraffes today. With the advent of Mendelian genetics and the later discovery of DNA, Lamarck's ideas fell out of favor entirely. Research on epigenetics, while yet to uncover anything as dramatic as Lamarck's giraffes, does suggest that acquired traits can...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...sa/abstracts/search.may09/asa791.html 4) SINGING SCREWS REVEAL SICK STRUCTURES In 2006, a concrete panel weighing several thousand pounds fell onto traffic in Boston's Big Dig tunnel, crushing a car and killing a motorist. The alleged cause -- and subject of a multi-million dollar settlement ...
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Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... euro 1,895 million. The ratio of selling and general expenses to net sales fell by 1.2 points to 25.5%, reflecting the ongoing program of adaptation to mar... Selling and general expenses rose by 1.5% to euro 3,627 million, but fell by 2.0% at constant exchange rates. The ratio of selling and general expens...

The MedZilla Report: April 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...ing for when they did search, relative flatness made it difficult to judge, but clinical research, traditionally a field that resists negative change, fell by almost one percent. Interestingly, qualified employees were still highly sought-after in California -- even though several California-based hea...

10,000 New Jobs, Investments Increased

...d an average of roughly EUR 3 billion in the expansion and construction of facilities. More than 80 percent of investment expenditures in the industry fell upon chemical producers. These investments include both new and established companies. Chemical parks create an optimal environment, for new and estab...

Global Financial Crisis Making Biotech Business Model Unsustainable, According to Ernst & Young

...on in 2008, a 46% decline from 2007. IPO funding fell 95% to US$116 million. Biotech venture f...lion. Capital raised by European biotechs fell from euro 5.5 billion in 2007 to less than euro 2 ...alia. In Australia, public-equity funding fell to levels not seen since 2002. There were a handfu...

Biotech Drops on Weaker First Quarter Drug Sales, But Broader Markets Remain on a Roll

...wer-than-expected Q1 09 earnings as sales of virtually all of its key drugs fell well short of Wall Street estimates and the company lowered its 2009 revenu...d suite with Genzyme's shares dipping 10 percent in April; shares of Biogen fell almost 8 percent on weaker-than-expected first-quarter sales, although its ...

Spherix Recruiting New 'Independent' Director to Regain NASDAQ Compliance

... 2009, it received written notification from NASDAQ that the Company was not currently in compliance with NASDAQ's independent director rule. Spherix fell out of compliance following the death of the Company's Chairman, A. Paul Cox, Jr., an event that reduced the number of "Independent" directors to belo...

The MedZilla Report: March 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...ere -- or were not -- being posted. Educators were in more demand, as were information technology specialists and operations employees, while postings fell off in areas not normally known for seeing large amounts of shrinkage: clinical research (down five percent) and primary care (down four).  &nbs...

Kun Run Biotechnology, Inc. Year-End Revenues Increase 56% to $11.6 million

...9 for 2007. The drop was mainly due to the Company's increased marketing budget in 2007 in order to enlarge sales and market share. These expenditures fell back to a more normal level in 2008 as our brands reached a more mature position and extra promotions were not as necessary. Research and development ...

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results

... full-year 2008 net revenues of $261.8 million, which include $253.5 million from continuing operations and $8.3 million from discontinued operations, fell within the Company's net revenue guidance of $260-$265 million. Full-year 2008 adjusted EBITDA of $72.2 million fell within the Company's guidance of...

Insmed Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results

...h the Merck transaction. Interest income in the fourth quarter of 2008 fell to $47,000 from $264,000 in same period of 2007. This was due to the combi...clinical trials in the FOB and IPLEX(TM) areas advanced. SG&A Expenses fell to $5.1 million from $8.2 million, due to the elimination of litigation exp...
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Artificial life

...d by Jacques de Vaucanson . The duck could reportedly eat and digest, drink, quack, and splash in a pool. It was exhibited all over Europe until it fell into disrepair. [1] 1950s-1970s One of the earliest thinkers of the modern age to postulate the potentials of artificial life, separate from ...

Charles Darwin

...author. In December 1839 as Emma's first pregnancy progressed, Charles fell ill. For the rest of his life he suffered episodes of stomach pains, vomiti...et new conditions, supporting his theory. Then his treasured daughter Annie fell ill, reawakening his fears that his illness might be hereditary. After a lo...

Culture

...had clear bounds (thus, some people confuse "culture" for the society that has a particular culture). In smaller societies, in which people merely fell into categories of age , gender , household, and descent group, anthropologists believed that people more or less shared the same set of values and ...

Ebola

...to quarantine facilities in Reston , Virginia , Texas , and Pennsylvania . Four people developed antibodies from exposure to the virus, but none fell ill. Ebola–Reston has re-emerged in monkeys several times since then, but no humans have contracted the virus (“Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever ...

Eugenics

...), and eventually came to encompass the idea of using social policies which fell into the categories of "positive" eugenics (encouraging the "most fit" to ...ticles alongside studies of heredity in non-human organisms. After eugenics fell out of scientific favor, most references to eugenics were removed from both...

Evolution

... by allowing the "less fit" to survive and "out-breed" the "more fit." After the atrocities of the Holocaust became linked with eugenics, it greatly fell out of favor with public and scientific opinion (though it was never universally accepted by either). The notion that humans share ancestors with ot...

Homunculus

... mandrake . Popular belief held that this plant grew where the semen sometimes ejaculated by hanged men during the last convulsive spasms before death fell to the ground, and its roots vaguley resemble a human form to varying degrees. The root was to be picked before dawn on a Friday morning by a black do...
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Cross breeding

..., ... Could cross breeding increase goat kid value? ... But this alleged fraud specifically involved cross - breeding . ... Cross - breeding fell into disfavor as the resulting offspring would not be ... cross - breeding ... Christian Science Monitor, Cross - breeding American chestnut t...

Complementation test

...plementation test . for function. alleles. as alternative. cis-acting units of function ... (for complementation test ) (1) Characterize mutants: fell into two ... Preliminary text The complementation test involves placing two different ... Question 2 Consider the very first test in the uppe...
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