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FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

Patients suffering from Cushings Syndrome can breathe a bit easily now. The US drug manufacturers Corcept Therapeutics has received orphan drug status for its Corlux from the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.). Cushing's Syndrome is a disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's ...

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to Lend Support at MedWorks' Free Medical Clinic This Weekend

...roviders," said Ponsky. "That level of commitment would provide valuable care to thousands of needy families and individuals. It's a seemingly small gesture from the individual, just four hours a year, but in fact it would represent a true breakthrough in providing vital healthcare to those currently unabl...

Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

...ing the winning video for a contest sponsored by a prominent Washington, DC LASIK vision care practice. She’s also proving that a simple, kind gesture to a stranger can brighten someone’s day. (Vocus) July 6, 2009 -- In tough times, random acts of kindness and gesture...

The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) Honors Disney Star Demi Lovato and the Jonas Group's Ned Specktor, as 2009-2010 Honorary Ambassadors of Education

...th Mays, Founder of APFED. "The need for education and fundraising in EGIDs is very large and growing rapidly in recent years, yet even this smallest gesture of kindness and understanding goes a long way to make a difference in people's lives. We hope the light shined on APFED through Demi and Ned's involv...

Florida Legislature Renames Proposed Bill to Help State's Kidney Failure Patients "The Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act"

...ate Medicaid assistance, in many cases the only option for this population. Mourning said, "I am just so touched and humbled by this incredible gesture from both Republicans and Democrats in the Florida Legislature, as well as my friends throughout the kidney community. From my own experience with kid...

Momentum Builds in Florida Legislature to Rename Proposed Legislation After Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning

...t only did the Governor attend the ceremony, he spoke at the event as well. Mourning said, "I am just so touched and humbled by this incredible gesture from both Republicans and Democrats in the Florida Legislature, as well as my friends throughout the kidney community. From my own experience with kid...

This Mother's Day Celebrate a Mother's Love

... of their children and other loved ones every day, now is the perfect time to do something special to pay tribute to mothers. Consider the heroic gesture performed by Katy Moeller of Santa Monica, Calif. There is nothing more terrifying for a mother than to watch helplessly as her child suffers. Moeller...

New Data Reveals That Gaps in Coverage for Those With Private Insurance Are Major Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening

...lways active and health-minded, Catherine has completed two marathons, and today wears her training clothes to her chemotherapy sessions as a symbolic gesture of the new "marathon" in her life. In 2003, Catherine moved to Colorado, an F state until just this year. She was in her mid-50s in 2006 when he...

Deaf Children Can Create Own Sign Language

...ar to verbal communication, Nicaraguan study shows TUESDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Deaf children can develop their own language-like gesture systems that expand in the same way that verbal skills grow in other children as they mature. That's the finding from a University of Chicago resea...

Baby Gestures Linked to Vocabulary Development

...'t prove that children in less privileged families gesture less and therefore grow up with more limited vocab...ns found by researchers. "We're not saying that gesture is the whole story," added Rowe, a postdoctoral sc...ared to 93 in the other group. Spencer Kelly, a gesture researcher and an associate professor of psycholog...
Gesture in Biological News

Who's bad? Chimps figure it out by observation

... chimp. In the first experiment, after observing humans either give or refuse food to familiar humans, chimps were in turn given the opportunity to gesture to either the selfish or the generous human. There was no marked preference for either donor. However, in a second experiment, the researchers evaluat...

GestureTek/Imagination Launch AirPoint, World's First Hand-Tracking Unit, for Shell Group.

...ire/ -- GestureTek Inc. -- world leader and patent-holder in camera-enabled gesture interfaces for interactive displays -- today launched its revolutionary new...ean rooms and healthcare facilities. With multiple patents covering video gesture control technology, and over 20 years of experience developing state-of-the...

Ape gestures offer clues to the evolution of human communication

...e a more adaptable function. For example, a single gesture may communicate an entirely different message depe... another as a signal for support, whereas the same gesture toward a possessor of food signals a desire to sha...presence in apes and humans but not in monkeys. "A gesture that occurs in bonobos and chimpanzees as well as ...
Gesture in Biological Technology

Cord Blood America Restructures Debt; Projects to be Cash Flow Positive

... Shelter Island Opportunity Fund worked with us to restructure our debt, putting us in position to run as a cash flow positive organization. This is a gesture of true partnering with CBAI, while sharing the stem cell vision to become a globally dominant stem cell storage company." Mr. Schissler also str...

Innovate, Automate, or Improve? You Don't Have to Choose.

...nization or in someone elses head is a dead end. In the prevalent us-and-them climate of IT, the requirements-gathering process is often our only gesture toward working together, and too frequently its just that, a gesture. You tell us what you want and well tell you what you can have. But the right ans...

Contrary to popular belief, holidays are an important time to network

...s, be sure to make it personal by writing a note. If you just send a standard greeting card with your signature, it won't stand out as much. While the gesture will still be worthwhile, it's not as memorable and personable. It's beneficial to send these cards to your clients, too. While these greetings may...

Wisconsin aims to keep up in changing stem-cell world

...ject director at Public Opinion Strategies. Clark said that while this support is encouraging to scientists, the lack of funding makes it more of a gesture than anything else. Compared to California's Proposition 71, which opened up $3 billion in state funds for stem cell research, Wisconsin doesn't have ...
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