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BrittiCares International 'Smile For Life' 5K Run/Walk Gears Up to Save Lives

Every Child Deserves The Opportunity To Smile. PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important things in every child's life is the opportunity to smile. BrittiCares International, a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization, is doing just that. BrittiCares (BCI) will h...

Third sector gears up to meet

Third sector providers of social care services face a host of new challenges but also opportunities following the Government's commitment to expanding personal budgets* in social care. The issues raised for third sector organisations by policies to expand personal budgets are outlined in 'The impa...

oh2 Medical Spa and Vein Removal Center Gears Up for Grand Opening

World Renowned Atlanta Surgeons Join Forces to Create a Totally Unique Experience ATLANTA, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- oh2 Medical Spa is the newest project from Atlanta based team, Dr. Randy Rudderman and Dr. Darrell Caudill. After more than 40 years of practicing c...

Concentra Medical Centers Gears Up for Flu Season to Keep Area Workforce Healthy

West Hit First with Flu Bug PHOENIX, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra Medical Centers, the nation's leader in occupational health care serving employers and employees with 11 centers in the Phoenix area, has geared up for the flu season with thousands of flu vaccines to ...

Sisko Foundation Gears Up to 'Pick Up The Pace Against Breast Cancer'

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raleigh based Sisko Foundation is once again expanding its successful "Raise A Racquet Against Breast Cancer" tennis event with the third annual "Pick Up the Pace Against Breast Cancer" 5K walk/run on Sunday, September 23 outside the RBC Center. NBC-...

Medicare Every Diabetic Counts Project Gears Up for Kick-Off

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FMQAI, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Florida, is partnering with Gateway Community Health Center, Inc. of Laredo, Texas to provide free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program training (DEEP) to community volunteers in 33 Flor...

Childline Gears Up for Distraught Potter Fans

With the release of the last Harry Potter book only hours away now, helplines are gearing up to answer numerous calls from distraught Potter fans. Childline, a free helpline for children and young people has asked its staff to work extra shifts prior to the launch of Harry Potter and the D...

Rajasthan Gears Up for Bird Flu

Rajasthan, a haven for migratory birds, is gearing up to tackle bird flu after neighboring Pakistan reported cases// of the deadly virus. "We are watching the situation closely and have asked the poultry industry to take certain protective measures," said Prabhulal Saini, Rajasthan's agricult...

Australia Gears Up for Safe Sex Campaign

The increase of HIV cases in Australia has prompted the government to bring about new and effective campaigns against this deadly disease//. Gay sex has been found out to be main reason for this sudden surge in AIDS cases in this island continent. According to a study, there is a phenomenal 41%...

Immune System Gears Up by Specific Enzymes

St. Jude study shows LAG-3 protein on activated T lymphocytes slows replication until // ADAM10 and ADAM17 enzymes cleave it off to allow these cells to reproduce rapidly. The complex task of launching a well-organized, effective immune system attack on specific targets is thrown into high ge...

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Concentra Medical Centers Gears Up for Flu Season to Keep Area Workforce Healthy

Midwest Hit with Flu Bug CHICAGO, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra Medical Centers, the nation's leader in occupational health care serving employers and employees with 15 centers in the Chicago area, has geared up for the flu season with thousands of flu vaccines to s...

Study Shows Metabolic Strategy of Stressed Cell

...icipating in biochemical reactions in specific areas throughout the cell. "The study provides the first detailed look at how the cell shifts genetic gears to respond to a significant change in its ability to carry on its daily metabolic chores," said Suzanne Jackowski, Ph.D., a member of the St. Jude Inf...
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LASIK M2

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Lobe

... on all items. Rotary lobe pumps are non-contacting and have large pumping chambers, allowing ... Lobe contact is prevented by external timing gears located in the gearbox. ... Definition of lobe from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day,...
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Greasing interferon's gears may pave way to greater therapeutic benefits, fewer side effects

nterferon -- a critical protein that mediates the body's defense against a wide variety of infectious agents and tumors -- may soon have greater therapeutic value as the result of a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. "Essentially, we found a way to...

Study of protein structures reveals key events in evolutionary history

... events. All proteins contain domains that can be identified by their structural and functional similarities to one another. These domains are the gears and motors that allow the protein machinery to work. Every protein has one or more of them, and very different proteins can contain the same, or simil...

PNNL researchers earn top honors at Supercomputing conference

...milar proteins out of 42,000 proteins from 10 Shewanella species. After rounding up about 550 possible iron-sensing proteins, the researchers switched gears and determined which of these might also be involved in biofilm formation, based on other criteria. Ultimately, the team zoomed in on one protein that...

A new cellular pathway linked to cancer is identified by NYU researchers

...process whereby a cell makes two copies of itself. The cell maintains a paused state based on a series of proteins, a pathway, that work together like gears in a machine. Some are switched on and others are turned off (often by degradation) to maintain the checkpoint. In addition to the new pathwa...

Feed that cold!

...tin said, referring to previous work on Peromyscus and other small mammals and birds. While it is known that the immune system expends energy when it gears up to fight a virus or an infectiona fever, for examplethe researchers found that restricting their subjects diet by 30% significantly decreased the a...

2008 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation awarded to Dr. Marie-Joëlle Rochet from IFREMER

...ishery management policy. Based on her research, she will advise international fisheries officials whether to support development of selective fishing gears and methods, or to concentrate on identifying improved uses for bycatch that is now treated as trash. It is critical that fishery management plan...

Pew Institute for Ocean Science awards 5 fellowships in support of global marine conservation

...b in disproportionate numbers. Dr. Rochet will use her findings to advise international fisheries officials to focus on developing selective fishing gears and methods, or on identifying improved uses for bycatch. ...

K-State specialist in tick-borne pathogens receives $1.8 million grant

... bites, according to Ganta. When bacteria enters the mammalian body the response is typically the same: the bacteria multiply and the immune system gears up, sending out its own organisms -- cells derived from white blood cells called macrophages -- to seek out and destroy the offender. The average, ...

A mechanism to explain biological 'cross-talk' between 24-hour body cycle and metabolism

...ding this one, point to a link between the human internal clock and such metabolic disorders as obesity and diabetes. Proteins such as Rev-erb are the gears of the clock and understanding their role is important for fighting these diseases. This is the next chapter on Rev-erb, a member of a family of ce...

Simulation reveals how body repairs balance after damage

...n. When applied to a robot, these neural communication patterns allowed the robot to successfully move fluidly like an animal, in contrast to what its gears and motors might suggest. The robot demonstrates all of the different strategies that could be used by normal and sensory-loss patients. This findi...
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GEECF: Spectrum Launches Zero Waste Philippines and Gears Towards Cheap Green Energy

Ronald Shane Flynn, President of Spectrum Blue Steel Corporation announced through a press briefing that initially a 1200 MSW Biosphere facility shall be installed in Morong, Rizal generating about 6-700 MW of green energy per day. The generated green energy shall be sold to electric distribu...

MATCs new computer security program gears up for second semester

Madison, Wis. — Madison Area Technical College recently finished the first semester of its new degree program in computer security. The curriculum, which will soon be taught at technical colleges all over Wisconsin, will train students fill the IT communitys need for security specialist...

A*STAR scientists invent the world's only controllable molecule gear of minuscule size of 1.2nm

...ign, molecular manipulation and surface atomic chemistry. This was a breakthrough because before the team's discovery, motions of molecular rotors and gears were random and typically consisted of a mix of rotation and lateral displacement. The scientists at IMRE solved this scientific conundrum by proving ...

Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Manufacturer Boosts European Distribution

... Pharmaceutical packaging equipment manufacturer, Sepha Ltd, enters strategic European alliances and gears up for business at world's major chemical processing congress in Frankfurt, Achema 2009 Belfast (Vocus) May 11, 2009 -- The...

Singapore to hold international 'pow-wow'

...owned experts from diverse fields who will also explore critical issues and innovative solutions to create sustainable urban environments as the world gears up for a record global population of 9.2 billion by 2050, amidst dwindling resources and worsening climatic conditions. This topic will be of particul...

Microscopic 'clutch' puts flagellum in neutral

...milar to that of a car clutch. In cars, the clutch controls whether a car's engine is connected to the parts that spin its wheels. With the engine and gears disengaged from each other, the car may continue to move, but only because of its prior momentum; the wheels are no longer powered. EpsE is though...

Five Wisconsin CIOs named top in nation

...n the current state of the economy," said Abbie Lundberg, editor in chief of CIO. "This year, with the economy rebounding, organizations need to shift gears and start thinking about growth and new opportunities. At the same time, given continuing uncertainties, they need to be prepared for anything. In sho...

An Argentine biotechman in Wisconsin

...ina, he became the director of Argentina's National Research Council, which is the leading scientific organization in that country. Frydman shifted gears and reinvented himself after these 22 years in Argentina and did several visiting professorships abroad, which broadened his scientific thinking proce...

Midwest life-science company Perrigo globalizes under the radar

...e idea to package and distribute patented medicines. It was in the 1920s (with 50 sales representatives combing the Midwest) that the company switched gears to go into the private-label pharmaceutical business for key customers. Key customers and business partners include: Wal-Mart CVS Pharmacy Walg...

Wireless networking appeals to cities around Milwaukee

...viders to sell wireless access to consumers. GM Today: Business community embraces Wi-Fi in Waukesha Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Brookfield gears up to study going wireless ...
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