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Kaiser Family Foundation Partners With Media Around The Globe to Address HIV/AIDS

New Programming Announced in Lead Up to World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than ten years, the Kaiser Family Foundation has partnered with leading media in the U.S. and abroad to reach the public with information about HIV/AIDS and rel...

Mariner Zac Sunderland Sets Sail on Quest to Become the Youngest to Circumnavigate the Globe Solo

- 16-year-old to promote healthy nutrition in partnership with Produce for Kids, Shuman Produce and Mastronardi Produce; departs from Marina del Rey, Calif. on Saturday, June 14 - MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Zac Sunderland, who at 16 years of age is seek...

Children Around the Globe Walk Toward a Lifetime of Healthy Habits

International Walk to School Day is October 3, 2007 CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, October 3, schoolchildren from all 50 states will join thousands across the world who are making the commitment to lead healthier lifestyles by walking or bicyclin...

Flu virus trots globe during off season

The influenza A virus does not lie dormant during summer but migrates globally and mixes with other viral strains before returning to the Northern Hemisphere as a genetically different virus, according to biologists who say the finding settles a key debate on what the virus does during the summer ...

Alivemax -- A Company Releasing Supplemental Products That Will Uplift the Health, Appearance, and Confidence of Others Around the Globe

Alivemax Is Bringing a New Wave of Revolutonary Nutritional Products to the Health Industry, While Stimulating Income in Home Based Businesses Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 30, 2009 -- The health industry has awaited for a company to emerge and bring back the longevity o...

Landmark Policy Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented Across the Globe

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - A new global policy report estimates that approximately 37 percent of colon cancer cases and 2 8 percent of breast cancer cases in middle-income countries like Mexico a...

Key Risk Factors for Suicide Consistent Across Globe

Sex, age, education, mental health and marital status underpin findings of 17-nation study FRIDAY, Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Risk factors for suicidal thoughts, plans and attempts are similar in many countries, new research suggests. The study, which used data collected by the W...

Galderma Associates Itself to Cartier's Women's Initiative Awards to Recognize Female Entrepreneurs From Around the Globe

PARIS, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma Pharma SA is proud to announce that President and CEO Humberto C. Antunes has served as Cartier Women's Initiative Awards Jury President for North America. Jury members for the prestigious business plan competition are chosen because of their achievement...

Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms

More and more literally devastating evidence of global warming keeps coming up from across the world. A glacier in Norway is shrinking fast and toxic Californian// seawaters are killing marine life in their thousands. Global warming continues to wreak havoc. A couple of days ago it was report...

Blood Pressure Levels Across The Globe Show Surprising Drop

In a huge study involving 38 populations across 21 countries, reserachers have found that blood pressure levels across the globe are inexplicably dropping.// "Blood pressure did not go down in all of the populations, but it went down in most of them," said Prof Tunstall-Pedoe, who led the World...
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GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Results of 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting

...sented at the Annual Shareholder Meeting can be found on GeoVax's website at www.geovax.com . HIV/AIDS Background HIV affects the entire globe and comes in a variety of subtypes. Clade B is the predominant subtype in North America where there are roughly 60,000 new infections each year. Glo...

Plasma Products Safe Despite Swine Influenza Outbreak, Assures International Biopharmaceutical Company Octapharma

...afety profile and continuous supply of its lifesaving products. The threat to blood supplies arises as blood transfusion authorities across the globe remind blood donors to stay away if they have 'flu-like symptoms. In Germany, the Paul Ehrlich Institute, which tests blood products on behalf of the ...

USAID Provides $5M in Emergency Support as Swine Flu Spreads

...k sites. USAID has committed $543 million to support pandemic its Avian and Pandemic Influenza prevention and preparedness activities across the globe since 2005. In addition, the USAID is positioned to provide humanitarian aid to help countries requiring additional support in the event of a pandemi...

Video: Provectus PV-10 Interim Phase 2 Safety and Efficacy Results are as Good as or Better than Phase 1 Results

...ly 120,000 patients in the U.S. alone have metastatic melanoma, and the World Health Organization reporting that about 48,000 patients died around the globe from melanoma in 2008, clearly there is a need for a new safe and effective treatment for metastatic melanoma. We look forward to furthering this imp...

Sanofi Pasteur Dengue Vaccine Enters Pediatric Efficacy Clinical Study

...s pressure on strained medical resources. Dengue fever occurs mostly in tropical and subtropical countries and is spreading to new parts of the globe each year. The WHO has warned that the Western Pacific Region may be heading for a major dengue outbreak(3). Outbreaks recently have been observed in ...

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

...inancial support, private sector partners who contribute promising drugs, our scientific colleagues who lend their expertise, and advocates around the globe who work to ensure that the voices of those who are poor and ill are heard. While the path remains difficult and uncharted, we have good reason to car...

Three Studies Presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Showed Response to Treatment with Campath(R) in Patients with High-Risk CLL

...iseases. Since 1981, the company has grown from a small start-up to a diversified enterprise with more than 10,000 employees in locations spanning the globe and reported revenues in 2007 of $3.8 billion. In 2007, Genzyme was chosen to receive the National Medal of Technology, the highest honor awarded by t...

Bayer Announces Upcoming Presentations of Campath(R) and Leukine(R) Data at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

...seases. Since 1981, the company has grown from a small start-up to a diversified enterprise with more than 10,000 employees in locations spanning the globe and reported revenues in 2007 of $3.8 billion. In 2007, Genzyme was chosen to receive the National Medal of Technology, the highest honor awarded by t...

Opportunities to Highlight Type 1 Diabetes in November

...e of type 1 diabetes among children, particularly in those under age 5. -- In response to this trend, leading diabetes researchers across the globe have joined forces through Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, an international network led by the National Institutes of Health that is exploring way...

Durezol(TM) in the Treatment of Uveitis and Ganciclovir in the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis: Studies of Treatments for Leading Causes of Blindness to Be Presented

...nd field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, secondary ocular infection from pathogens including herpes simplex, and perforation of the globe where there is thinning of the cornea or sclera. Ocular adverse reactions occurring in 5-15% of subjects in clinical studies with Durezol included c...
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G-1 trabeculum

Description:...nd other central retinal maladies. The extended housing is optimized for static or dynamic gonioscopy - reducing fatigue and promoting rotation on the globe with minimal effort . Available in standard (flange) or new glass NF (no-flange/no-fluid) design. Volk recommends the "Flanged" model for laser use. ...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Micro-Hematocrit Capillary Tubes

Description:... Plastic micro-hematocrit capillary tubes from globe Scientific Inc. are designed for use in 75 mm (3 inches) hematocrit centrifuges and come with many features....
Company:Globe Scientific Inc.

Frown Angled Phaco Blade

Description:... The blades are actually bent to form a concave posterior surface. The result is a blade which better conforms to incising a globe at a non-perpendicular angle. The resulting incision is more pristine, and self-seals with better results. The blades are offered sterile in the follo...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

Kershner Reversible Speculum - Open Blades

Description:...pebral Fissures To The Widest Possible Aperture. Open And Close With One-Handed Operation, Providing Unobstructed Around-The-Clock Access To The globe During Clear Corneal And Scleral Tunnels, Trabeculectomies, PRK, ALK, LASIK, RK, AK, And Limbal Relaxing Incisions. Special Non-Reflective Solid...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

Kershner Reversible Speculums

Description:...lpebral Fissures To The Widest Possible Aperture. Open And Close With One-Handed Operation, Providing Unobstructed Around-The-Clock Access To The globe During Clear Corneal And Scleral Tunnels, Trabeculectomies, PRK, ALK, LASIK, RK, AK, And Limbal Relaxing Incisions. Special Non-Reflective Solid ...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

Vibratome 1000, Classic, CE

Description:... Vibratome Semi-Automatic Tissue Sectioning System has maintained the reputation of a rock solid tissue sectioning system. Researchers from around the globe have relied on the Vibratome 1000 Classic for their fresh and fresh fixed tissue sectioning needs for over 20 years. With the Vibratome Automatic Ti...
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Vibratome 1000, Classic

Description:... Vibratome Semi-Automatic Tissue Sectioning System has maintained the reputation of a rock solid tissue sectioning system. Researchers from around the globe have relied on the Vibratome 1000 Classic for their fresh and fresh fixed tissue sectioning needs for over 20 years. With the Vibratome Automatic Ti...
Company:myNeuroLab.com

SG-2002 Stand-Alone Ganzfeld

Description:...tand-Alone Ganzfeld produces a variety of visual stimuli, which will elicit electrical responses that can be amplified and recorded. The fourteen inch globe is painted with a highly reflective and stable coating, allowing for full-field stimulation....
Company:LKC Technologies, Inc.

Contour Gold/Platinum Eyelid Implants

Description:...lished to ensure tissue compatibility. Contour Gold Eyelid Implants 12.7 mm radius of spherical curvature conforms to the shape of the ocular globe Precisely tapered lower implant edge and rounded corners 1.0 mm implant holes for operative suture fixation and postoperative fibrous ti...
Company:MedDev Corp.

Uretts-Zavalia Depressor & Fixation Pick (For rotating globe)

Description:... Permits rotation of the globe during examination. Overall length 123mm....
Company:Medtronic
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NeuroArm

... b c d As a matter of fact, it IS rocket science . globe and mail (2007-04-17). Retrieved on 2007 - 04-19 . ^ a b ...n Family MR Research Centre As a matter of fact, it IS rocket science , globe and Mail, April 17, 2007 New surgical robot system unveiled at Universit...
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Melasma

...n more about sun protection in your Melasma regimen " ... Brown skin is Diverse, Unique and Beautiful. Our Diverse backgrounds from across the globe can be traced back to one woman and man in Africa. Our unique skin, hair ... Disorders of skin pigmentation can be cosmetically disfiguring an...
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Researchers from around the globe coming to K-State June 21 for workshop on Fusarium fungus

Fusarium has been responsible for eye infections from contact lenses, devastating losses of Australian cotton crops and threatening the commercial banana business in Central America. Strains of this fungus pose a threat to the food supply, economies and -- more rarely but more dangerously -- ...

Vendee Globe route seen from above

Wind and wave data from ESA's Envisat satellite radar are being used to observe meteorological conditions in the track of the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world yacht race. CLS, a subsidiary of the French Space Agency (CNES), acting through its new radar applications division (formerly the BOOST...

Tall tale of giant stingray circles the globe

RENO, Nev. If you couldn't believe your eyes when you saw the recent photo of a purported record-breaking 771-pound stingray, you may have been on to something. "While the photo is genuine and there's no denying that this is a huge stingray, the stingray in the photo was never weighed," Univ...

World Food Day brings attention to food security around the globe

Food Security: From Local to Global, will be the focus of the Society for Nutrition Education's 2009 annual conference, but this single event is just one small step in fighting world hunger. Food security remains a top priority around the world and requires immediate attention in order to combat t...

After dinosaurs, mammals rise but their genomes get smaller

...ection was just stronger, but we doubt it. For that to be the case, natural selection would have to act in the same way on several lineages around the globe simultaneously." ...

Discovery to aid in future treatments of third-world parasites

...advances such as these may eventually lead to new treatments and therapies that will improve the day-to-day lives of the 200 million people around the globe currently afflicted by schistosomiasis. Moreover, these Th2 responses, described above in the context of worm infections, are also associated with the...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security: Exploring Opportunities for Today and Beyond

...Briefing on Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security on Tuesday, 7 July 2009 at 16.00 BST LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Governments across the globe are looking for new and sophisticated technologies to combat rising crime and terrorism. Recent advancements in biometric technology provides early wa...

Global sunscreen won't save corals

..., report the authors of a new study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters *. The culprit is atmospheric carbon dioxide, which even in a cooler globe will continue to be absorbed by seawater, creating acidic conditions. "There would be a slight reduction in this problem, because land plants woul...

Yale study: Most polluted ecosystems recoverable

...fall" of the analysis is that the ecosystems may have already been in a disturbed state when they were originally examined. Many ecosystems across the globe that have experienced extinctions and other fundamental changes as a result of human activities, combined with the ongoing effects of climate change a...

SETAC Europe addresses global ecosystem health in Gothenburg

...taminants and climate change are some of the challenges on the agenda at this 19th annual meeting of SETAC Europe. Keynote speakers from across the globe are scheduled daily to present a broad range of topics: Sunday 31 May, Christina Rudn from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm will discuss...
Globe in Biological Technology

World Renowned Scientists Gather to Share Latest Information on Answer to Wildlife Reproductive Fertility Control

...chnology transfer and onto the road to commercialization" said Everett Hale, CEO for SenesTech. "The partnerships SenesTech has formed throughout the globe have helped this exciting technology reach countries that are in desperate need of a solution to rodent population management to provide sustainable f...

KBI Biopharma Starts Cell Line Generation Process under Vendor Network Agreement for PER.C6(R)

...Biopharma, located in Durham, NC, is a leading contract development organization for the biopharmaceutical industry, working with companies across the globe focused on protein-based products. KBI delivers expert and integrated biophysical and biochemical protein characterization, formulation and process de...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

...ssibilities for multiple sclerosis based on improved understanding of demyelination. For the roughly 400,000 Americans and countless others around the globe suffering from this and other related diseases with limited treatment options, all these possibilities are sure to be welcome news. ...

GeoVax Signs HIV/AIDS Vaccine Proposal With Health and Hospital System of Cook County, Illinois

... authorities. There can, however, be no assurance that agreements will result from the proposal. HIV/AIDS Background HIV affects the entire globe and comes in a variety of subtypes. Clade B is the predominant subtype in North America where there are roughly 60,000 new infections each year. Globa...

Elsevier and NextBio Sign Partnership to Enrich ScienceDirect Content, Accelerating Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Chemistry Research

...technical and medical (STM) peer-reviewed articles - managed by renowned editors, written by respected authors and read by researchers from around the globe - are available in one place: ScienceDirect. Elsevier's extensive and unique full-text collection covers authoritative titles from the core sci...

DuPont Leader: Agriculture is Up to Global Productivity Challenge

...to meet the growing demand for food, biofuels and materials if public and private agriculture enterprises, regulators and policymakers from around the globe take a more holistic approach to the solution, William S. Niebur , vice president - DuPont Crop Genetics Research and Development , said here today....

American Geographical Society awards honor Henson, Smith on April 15 at UD

...n lifetime membership in the Explorers Club, and honored at the White House by President Eisenhower. In 1951, he signed the AGS Fliers' and Explorers' globe at a lavish ceremony in New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Upon his death in 1955, Henson was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City. In 1988, he...

Health Care Innovations and Opportunities Attract Attendees from 40 Countries and Delegations from 12 to 6th Annual World Health Care Congress

...r. "We strongly encourage everyone to join the global discussion concerning health care. It's exciting to see one conference connect all points on the globe through health care thought leadership and new business opportunities." As one of its features, the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress will of...

Venter Institute Launches the J. Robert Beyster and Life Technologies 2009-2010 Research Voyage of the Sorcerer II Expedition

...on new genes and more than 1,800 new species were identified, the Sorcerer II Expedition was officially launched. She and her crew circumnavigated the globe for more than two years, spanning nearly 32,000 nautical miles, visiting 23 different countries and island groups on four continents. Results fr...

Sirion Therapeutics Supplemental New Drug Application for Durezol(TM) to Treat Uveitis is Accepted for Review by the FDA

...nd field defects, posterior subcapsular cataract formation, secondary ocular infection from pathogens including herpes simplex, and perforation of the globe where there is thinning of the cornea or sclera. Ocular adverse reactions occurring in 5-15% of subjects in clinical studies with Durezol included co...
Globe in Biological Definition

Endosymbiotic theory

...nce flagella lack DNA and do not show ultrastrucural similarities to prokaryotes. According to Margulis and Sagan (1996), "Life did not take over the globe by combat, but by networking" (i.e., by cooperation), and Darwin's notion of evolution driven by competition is incomplete. However, others have argu...

Symbiosis

...ly based on co-operation , interaction , and mutual dependence among organisms. According to Margulis and Sagan (1986), "Life did not take over the globe by combat, but by networking". As in humans, organisms that cooperate with others of their own or different species often outcompete those that don't...
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