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Kansas Delegation: GAO Report Short on Expertise, Long on Errors; NBAF Critical to Protect Nation's Food Supply

U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback, and U.S. Representatives Lynn Jenkins, Dennis Moore, Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt today released the following statement regarding the Government Accountability Office's report on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) analysis of whether Foot and ...

CRN Responds to GAO Report on Dietary Supplements

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on the Oversight and Regulation of Dietary Supplements, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, iss...

Natural Products Association Comments on New GAO Report on Regulation of Dietary Supplements

Report cites association on GMPs and adverse event reporting WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the release today by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) of a report on the oversight and regulation of dietary supplements, the Natural Products Association (NPA)...

AVMA Testifies at Senate Hearing on GAO Veterinary Shortage Report

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chief executive of the nation's largest veterinary association appeared before a Senate subcommittee today, addressing an alarming new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that details a dangerous shortage of veterinarians availa...

Trust for America's Health Joins GAO in Calling for Next Administration to Focus on Urgent Public Health Issues as Top Priorities

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) supports the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in calling on the President-Elect and 111th Congress to focus on food safety and preparing for large-scale health disasters as two of the top 13 priority issues f...

100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death

...N-95 masks on most units. These problems mirror what the gao reported July 29th in Influenza Pandemic: Gaps in Pandemic Planning and Pre...istribution of medical and other critical supplies. . ." "The recent gao report should be a wake-up call to America's hospitals, but right now nurse...

BMP Sunstone Divests Ownership Stake in Alliance BMP Limited

... I look forward to continuing to work alongside Alliance Boots and the GP Corp. team during my ongoing two-year tenure as Chairman of GP Corp." gao continued, "Since creating the Alliance BMP JV in 2008, BMP Sunstone has significantly matured into a specialty pharmaceutical company with a propriet...

American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana

....org/stopfraud . Please find the full plan below: 1) Mandate Site Inspections for All New Home Medical Equipment Providers A July 2008 gao report underscored the need for CMS to ensure that its contractors are conducting effective site inspections for all new applicants for a Medicare sup...

National Autism Association Teams Up With 12 Organizations to End Abusive Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

...ur letter writing and raise awareness about dangerous restraint and seclusion practices in schools. The initiative comes on the heels of the May 19th gao Report that revealed no federal laws regulating restraint and seclusion in schools, no laws in 19 states, and "widely divergent" laws in remaining sta...

Denver-Based Acupuncturist, Dr. Martha Lucas, Releases New Book: 'Vanity Calamity: Your Guide to Cosmetic Acupuncture for Anti-aging'

... the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Denver. She interned with Jim Ramholz, O.M.D., in Advanced Pulse Diagnosis; Master Doctor Zheng gao Yao, QiGong Medical Massage; and Timothy McGee, L.Ac.. Dr. Lucas' private practice is located in the Capitol Hill area of Denver. Additional inf...

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GAO in Medical Technology

St. Jude Finds 'Dancing' Hair Cells Are Key to Humans' Acute Hearing

... been detected in the prestin gene in humans are reported to be associated with deafness." Other authors of the paper include Xudong Wu , Jiangang gao and Wendy Cheng (St. Jude); Peter Dallos, Mary Ann Cheatham, Jing Zheng, Charles Anderson and Soma Sengupta (Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.);...
GAO in Biological News

All-in-1 nanoparticle: A Swiss Army knife for nanomedicine

...erapy. The manufacturing technique developed by gao and co-author Yongdong Jin, a UW postdoctoral rese...binations, they said. "We picked a tough case," gao said. "It is widely known that gold or any other m...escence, eliminating the quantum dot's purpose." gao and Jin avoided this problem by building a thin go...

Neuroscientists discover long-term potentiation in the olfactory bulb

...ition. Using an innovative home-built laser microscope, Strowbridge and gao were able to determine that the olfactory bulb does in fact have LTP. This ...racteristic scents, involved changes in the olfactory bulb. Strowbridge and gao discovered that certain olfactory brain circuits can change with experience...

Field Museum paleontologist leads study on two new dinosaurs from China

...the very stable, but depauperate, lineage composition of Cretaceous Central Asian dinosaur faunas that reined for the next 50 million years. Professor gao Ke-Qin of Peking University, who also took part in this research, notes, "The abundance of new dinosaurs from Chinese localities like the Yujingzi Bas...

Most US organizations not adapting to climate change

...w Mexico and Texas, where water supply is critical and climate change is not factored into state agencies' current water management plans. A 2007 gao report that land and resource managers for the Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service have...

Pitt faculty receive awards to explore next-generation technologies

...and neural tissue regeneration, namely, if stem cells can become functional cells on an engineered surface and, if so, under what circumstances. Di gao could help usher in the much-heralded future of personalized medical care based on an individuals DNA in his effort to revamp the technique for screen...

Lessons from evolution applied to national security and other threats

...ions, security screening checkpoints at U.S. airport were still vulnerable. gao agents were able to sneak readily available materials that are precursors t...through checkpoints at different U.S. airports on several occasions. The gao report confirmed what most Americans already suspected: That the Transporta...

CSHL scientists identify cells that promote formation of lethal lung metastases

...e the angiogenic switch that activates blood-vessel growth and transforms these dormant lesions into life-threatening macrometastases. Drs. Mittal, gao and colleagues at CSHL showed in experimental mice that levels of a protein called Id-1 increase dramatically in EPCs when tumors are present. By usin...

New cell type identified in cancer development

...). The findings emerged from a study in which gao and his colleagues were investigating tumor growth...ly regulate the process of pCSC development. gao says these data suggest some important characteris...ncer stem cell theory is still in its infancy, but gao feels these findings, if validated by additional s...

DNA ends: Common tool, different job

...at the very end of chromosomes to form a telomere-dedicated RPA-like complex they dubbed the t-RPA complex. Graduate student and first author Hua gao tested this model, using detailed biochemical experiments which revealed that Stn1 and Ten1 behave just like their counterparts in the conventional RP...

Molecular cabal contributes to stroke damage

...to its damage. In an article in the November 23, 2005, issue of Neuron, Jun gao and colleagues say that their findings could contribute to the development ...and calcium overload is central to neuronal death. In their experiments, gao and colleagues induced ischemia in rat brains, or deprived cultured neurons...
GAO in Biological Technology

China Bio Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Record 2008 Financial Results

... $59.1 million $22.3 million +166 % ''We are very pleased with our progress during the fourth quarter,'' stated Mr. gao Xincheng, Chief Executive Officer of China Bio Energy Holdings Group. ''The Company's bio-diesel sales increased 255% for the fourth quarter of 2008, ...

BMP Sunstone Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

...maceutical company, and our guidance for 2009 reflects a more mature, diversified company with significant ability to drive shareholder value." gao continued, "Our 2009 financial guidance reflects sales and marketing expansion in China resulting from continued performance at all of our business un...

BMP Sunstone Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...e intend to realize the sales potential of our proprietary products." Mr. gao continued, "In our existing businesses, both BMP China and Sunstone generat... million, or ($0.05) per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2007. Mr. gao continued, "With the incorporation of Rongheng, we have built a national st...

China Bio Energy Holdings Group Announces Financing and Exercise of Warrants

....7 million issued and outstanding warrants at a strike price of $3.00. "We are pleased to receive the continued support of our shareholders," stated gao Xincheng, Chief Executive Officer of China Bio Energy, "With this $14 million cash injection, we believe we are in a strong position financially to ex...

China Bio Energy Holdings Group Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...months ended June 30, 2008 from $.10 per share in the prior year period. "We are quite pleased to have had such a successful quarter," commented Mr. gao Xincheng, Chief Executive Officer of CBEH. "Bio-diesel production at our facility in Shaanxi reached roughly 80% of capacity or about 6,000 tons per m...

BMP Sunstone Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...c areas, product line extensions to leverage our leading brands and fully established distribution network to achieve continued profit growth.'' Mr. gao continued, ''Through the Sunstone acquisition, we significantly enhanced our product portfolio to include two of China's leading healthcare brands in ...

BMP Sunstone Receives Import Drug License (IDL) from SFDA

...nerally, outside of China, the rest of the world has used 0.8 mm inserts for years, and we are very excited to bring this technology to China.'' Mr. gao continued, ''We are excited that the Propess sales was almost tripled from 2006 to 2007 and expect that the 0.8mm Propess will raise BMP's competitive...

BMP Sunstone Receives SFDA Acceptance for Enablex(R) Clinical Trial

...he terms of the agreement, once approved, BMP Sunstone will have the exclusive rights to sell, market and distribute Enablex in China for ten years. gao continued, "Enablex(R) is a great example of our ability to target under-penetrated areas of China with drugs that improve the overall health of the p...

China Bio Energy Reports Fiscal 2007 Financial Results

...dividend to preferred shareholders, earnings per share actually increased 55% to $0.34 per share. "We are pleased with our results for 2007," stated gao Xincheng, Chief Executive Officer of China Bio Energy. "All segments of our business experienced significant growth and we believe that we are well po...

China Shenghuo to Market 12Ways(R) Skin Care Products in the U.S. through Agreement with Home Shopping Group

...ooking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Contact: China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. Ms. gao Qionghua, CFO Phone: +86-871-7282608 Email: qionghua_kmsh@163.com CCG Elite Investor Relations Crocker Coulson, President Phone: +1-646-213-19...
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