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Childhood brain tumor traced to normal stem cells gone bad

BOSTON--An aggressive childhood brain tumor known as medulloblastoma originates in normal brain "stem" cells that turn malignant when acted on by a known mutant, cancer-causing oncogene, say researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Re...

'Care Today, Gone Tomorrow:' Hospital Advocates Plan State House Rally May 12 to Protest Healthcare Cuts

PRINCETON, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients, nurses, physicians and other hospital and healthcare advocates from across the state will converge on the State House May 12 to protest the nearly $300 million in healthcare cuts proposed in Gov. Corzine's 2009 state budget plan. ...

Sour comes after a lemon has gone

The research group led by Professor Makoto Tominaga and Research Assistant Professor Hitoshi Inada (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Okazaki, Japan) found that a sour taste receptor, PKD1L3-PKD2L1 channel complex, could be activated by acid stimulus but opened gate only after the rem...

Sons Gone Up In Smoke

Researchers have come out with profound findings claiming that not only do heavy women smokers have a higher chance of giving birth to girl children, they also run// the risk of their unborn male fetuses being destroyed, especially if they and their partners smoke. The study authors from th...

Venugopal Should Not Have Gone Public: Ramadoss

Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss came down heavily on AIIMS Director P Venugopal for accusing him of 'interfering' in the functioning of the premier institute // and threatening to resign, saying he should not have gone public on the issue. Speaking to PTI, Ramadoss said, 'It is very w...

Cheerleading is Leading Cause of Catastrophic Injury in Young Women

...S department of family medicine. Data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission shows that rates of injuries from cheerleading accidents have gone from nearly 5,000 in 1980 to close to 26,000 to 28,000 in the past few years, Miller Bohn says. In addition, the leading cause of catastrophic ...

Conference on Honduras 2009 Set for Copan Ruinas

...r delaying the conference," said director Marco Caceres. "The reality is that the vast portion of Honduras remains extremely calm and most people have gone back to their daily routines." The conference will provide an opportunity for volunteers to meet face to face and strengthen the relationships ...

First Midwest Healthcare Business Intelligence (BI) Summit October 27 in Minneapolis; International Panel to Discuss New Regulations, Recession, & BI Best Practices

...ess Intelligence (BI). According to Health Leaders, a health industry publication, more than 150 Provider Organizations across the United States have gone bankrupt or closed in the past 10 years due to financial instability. With the recession predicted to last into 2010, many healthcare organizations wi...

Summa Health System Creates Quick Win With Their Caregiver Community By Implementing Sentillion's Clinical Workstation Solution

... ANDOVER, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Summa Health System, a major healthcare network that serves a five county region in northeast Ohio, has gone live with Sentillion's single sign-on (SSO) and context management solutions and is systematically rolling it out to more than 4,000 caregivers. Summa...

Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading

...mpting to exert authority over e-cigarettes. Considering the amount of male enhancement and weight loss drugs plaguing late night television that have gone unregulated by the FDA for years, the question of why they are paying so much attention to e-cigarettes is being raised. Arguments that because...
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SIRO Clinpharm Completes Successful Implementation of Oracle Life Sciences Application Suite

... trials more efficiently." After this implementation, SIRO gains complete operational functionality of the Oracle suite. SIRO, in April, had gone live with the industry standard Oracle Clinical and Oracle RDC, integrated with TMS for its Clinical Data Management Services. The OLSAS produ...

Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease

...nvestors in the country, having invested in more than 120 emerging technology companies since beginning their seed fund in 1999. Those companies have gone on to raise over $600 million in additional capital from a diverse set of VCs, private investors, strategic partners and other sources of capital. ...

Why Do African-Americans Fare Worse With Cancer? Access and Economics Are Only Part of the Story

...st genetic factors as the potential source of the survival gap. "When you look at the dialogue about the issue of race and cancer survival that's gone on over the years," says the paper's lead author, Kathy Albain, M.D., a breast and lung cancer specialist at Loyola University's Cardinal Bernardin ...

MJFF's Rapid Response Innovation Awards Hit Mid-2009 With Over $1 Million Funded in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Parkinson's Disease

...vation Awards in 2009, and a total of $6,081,627 in awards since the program was first launched. Some Rapid Response projects from prior years have gone on to garner major additional funding to support the next stage of research, including clinical trials. These include D. James Surmeier, PhD's 2007-20...

CoAxia, Inc. Announces $21.5M Series D Financing

...ompanies and corporate spin-offs in the technology and life sciences sectors. Since 1972, the firm has financed over 450 companies, many of which have gone public or have been acquired, and currently manages over euro 1 billion in assets. Sofinnova's experienced team and hands-on approach in nurturing and...

Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

...Count* over the past five months. This points to a marked increase in infectivity in humans. At the same time, while the total number of replikins has gone up significantly, their composition appears to have changed in a way that makes them more closely resemble their counterparts in earlier pandemics. ...

Video: Partnership Unites UCB with Consumer Product Innovator OXO(R)

...g teams to develop this syringe. We have designed a syringe that that takes into account some of the challenges that come with self-injection. UCB has gone beyond providing a new effective treatment option. Our long-term partnership with OXO(R) will allow us to help make everyday living easier for rheumat...

ViroPharma Submits Comments on Vancocin(R) Draft Bioequivalence Guidance

... Documented examples repeatedly demonstrate OGD's poor judgment and bad faith in developing bioequivalence methods for Vancocin. OGD has gone to great lengths to avoid any consideration of the actual environment in which Vancocin will be used - patients with infected GI tracts - to the point...

Orthopaedic Surgeon Shortage Predicted Due to Soaring Joint Replacement Procedures

...oint replacements are reimbursed. The reimbursement rates have consistently gone down over the years, even as the costs of providing health care have gone up. However, Dr. Kurtz notes that the possibility of new technologies ...

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

...gel product, an important result that helps validate the safe introduction of microbicides into communities. This trial and the others that have gone before it strengthen our resolve to continue with the important research needed to address the global AIDS epidemic. While IPM was not involved in the...
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Scrub Care Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation Trays

Description:...that are proven to be safe and effective and help reduce the risk of surgical site infections. Cardinal Health Scrub Care bottled PVP-I solutions have gone through stringent testing per the Food and Drug Administration's Tentative Final Monograph....
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Doctor-patient relationship

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Forgotten but not gone -- how the brain takes care of things

This release is available in German . Thanks to our ability to learn and to remember, we can perform tasks that other living things can not even dream of. However, we are only just beginning to get the gist of what really goes on in the brain when it learns or forgets something. What ...

Species have come and gone at different rates than previously believed

Diversity among the ancestors of such marine creatures as clams, sand dollars and lobsters showed only a modest rise beginning 144 million years ago with no clear trend afterwards, according to an international team of researchers. This contradicts previous work showing dramatic increases beginnin...

After the yeast is gone bacteria continue to develop flavor of sparkling wine

Researchers at the University of Barcelona, Spain, show for the first time that bacteria, in addition to yeast, are involved in the secondary fermentation of the sparkling wine known as Cava. They report their findings today at the 105th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. "...

Venomous sea snakes play heads or tails with their predators

...gives the illusion of having two heads and two loads of deadly venom. Apart from the Yellow-lipped Sea Krait the ecology of sea snakes has largely gone understudied, due mainly to their off-shore and nocturnal behaviour. Yet, despite the number of behavioural studies devoted to this species, the disco...

Genetic factors implicated in survival gap for breast, ovarian or prostate cancer

...arch to determine the role of these factors in this disparity." "When you look at the dialogue about the issue of race and cancer survival that has gone on over the years, it always seems to come down to general conclusions that African-Americans in part have poorer access to quality treatment, may be ...

Fate in fly sensory organ precursor cells could explain human immune disorder

...he external sensory organ. These four types of cells become the sensory cluster. When a cluster of neurons is observed, cell fate determination has gone wrong as too many cells of one kind are being made from the mother cell. Akhila and An-chi found that mutations in the Actin-related protein 3 (Arp3),...

Isolated forest patches lose species, diversity

...ed many of Curtis's sites in southern Wisconsin to see what changes time has wrought. Though negative effects of fragmentation on biodiversity have gone largely unrecognized in the past, the impacts appear to be intensifying over time, the researchers say. Nearby cities and towns now strongly affect lo...

Wiping out the world's mass migrations

...he dwindling mass migrations. "Conservation science has done a poor job in understanding how migrations work, and as a result many migrations have gone extinct," says Grant Harris of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History, first author of the paper in E...

Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental Venture Projects

...'s Bill Lane Center for the American West. "Many of the earliest projects funded by the program have now come to completion, and several of those have gone on to secure continuing funding from outside agencies." One example is a 2006 EVP seed grant to improve basic sanitation in Dar es Salaam, Ta...

Five outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2009 Research Scholars Award

...r time as an AGA Research Scholar, recipients have made important contributions to the field of gastroenterology and many former award recipients have gone on to hold distinguished appointments in major medical institutions in the U.S. and Canada. Since 1984, the AGA and its Foundation has awarded more...
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CEOs Gone Wild? Risks and rewards in the executive suite

Take the money and run. Like a thief across a neighbor's yard. Take the money and run. Like a ghost out in the night. Take the money and run. Cause you found out that it wasn't hard to take the money and run." - Excerpted from Take the money and run, words and music by Graham Nash , 1975. ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ith approximately $8.5 billion in committed capital, NEA's experienced management team has invested in over 650 companies, of which more than 160 have gone public and more than 250 have been acquired. NEA has U.S. offices in Chevy Chase, Maryland; Menlo Park, California; and Baltimore, Maryland. In additi...

Junying Yu, Leading Stem Cell Researcher, Joins Cellular Dynamics International

...ng for the past six years at UW, and I am excited to continue the relationship," said Dr. Thomson, CDI's Chief Scientific Officer. "Junying could have gone anywhere, but she chose CDI, an endorsement of which I am proud. I have always been optimistic in CDI's success, however now I have great confidence. ...

Orthocrat Announces Successful Implementation of TraumaCad at UPMC Mercy

...hip templating and our advanced deformity-correction software, to UPMC's surgeons." Dr. Shrestha adds, "The TraumaCad implementation has gone very smoothly, and we look forward to seeing increasing efficiencies for our orthopedic surgeons and benefits for our patients." About Ortho...

Elsevier's Science & Technology Division and Science News Partner to Organize the First "Attracting Academic Talent Summit" in Beijing

...onal human resource program launched in 2008 by the Chinese Central Government, was established to attract back to China high level academics who have gone oversees to work or study. These international researchers are becoming a new force in Chinese universities and are needed resources in order to grow ...

Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

...unt* over the past five months. This points to a marked increase in infectivity in humans. At the same time, while the total number of replikins has gone up significantly, their composition appears to have changed in a way that makes them more closely resemble their counterparts in earlier pandemics. ...

VAP(R) Cholesterol Test Now Available at ANY LAB TEST NOW(R)

...rdable price," said Atherotech, Inc. President Michael Mullen. "Our test gives people an opportunity to mitigate their risks that might have otherwise gone undetected. Any solution to a problem starts with identification and the VAP Test opens more doors for more people to treat potential problems." ...

Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making

... the task." Dr Janet Allen, Director of Research, BBSRC said: "We have to be able to understand how healthy brains work before we can see what has gone wrong when a person's brain is affected by disease. This work also shows that the complex human brain has evolved an incredibly effective mechanism fo...

Under the Microscope: 'Micro IVF'

...ly, the lower chance of success. It worries me that in order to try to save money, patients may fall for a 'gimmick' and use up funds that could have gone towards a real chance at success." For more information about "Micro IVF" and the debate surrounding the new protocol, visit www.FertilityTies....

Cochlear Americas Provides Support for Cochlear Implant Recipients to Pursue Higher Education

...endation, awards and activities, and a short personal essay describing academic inspiration and other interests. Past winners of the scholarship have gone on to achieve great success, including graduating college with honors, playing collegiate-level sports and pursuing graduate degrees in medicine and l...
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Antigenic shift

..., the infamous Spanish Flu outbreak of 1918 which killed 40 million people worldwide. Influenza virus which have undergone antigenic shift have also gone on to cause the Asian Flu pandemic of 1957, the Hong Kong Flu pandemic of 1968, and the Swine Flu scare of 1976. In 2004 , scientists pointed...

Entomology

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Extinction

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