New York Attorney Obtains $2.25 Million Verdict for Client Injured on Grounds of Bronx Eye Surgery Clinic
Burns & Harris law firm prevails on behalf of plaintiff after one-week trial
New York (Lexis Nexis) January 29, 2009 -- Seth Harris , partner in the New York City-based litigation firm of Burns & Harris, prevailed in a hotly contested dispute with a Bronx eye s...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
I am happy because I don't have to live like a prisoner anymore in a society where no one is allowed to be different," says Gramoz Prestreshi, a slight, nervous man of 22 , originally hailing from Kosovo and now settled in US.
He won his asylum case on the ground that as a gay he was being ...
Key Factors Define 'Prolonged Grief'
...t least six months and impair the person's functionality.
The authors say their findings confirm the disorder is "a distinct mental disorder on the grounds
that it is a clinically significant form of psychological distress associated with substantial disability."
The U.S. National...
Rwanda Genocide 100-Day Commemoration Culminates With Kigali Festival With Andrew Palau
... the evangelist's two-day festival was held on the Amahoro National Stadium grounds
in Rwanda's capital city. Another 3,000 people attended separate events for...t festival night. At Africa New Life's orphanage, as well as at the stadium grounds
during the festival, Compassion Connect ran medical clinics where 700 patie...
Fourth Annual Capitol Classic Bike Race for Autism Awareness
Visual: Come see competitive cyclists biking around the grounds
of the beautiful State Capitol. Children of all ages and abilities will joi.... to 4 p.m. Professional level cycling around the Minnesota State Capitol grounds
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Music
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wide variety of food an...
Apieron, Inc. Files Infringement Complaint Against Aerocrine AB, Aerocrine AG and Mr. Magnus Pelles
...eim, Germany. Apieron, makers of the Insight(TM) eNO System for measurement of exhaled nitric oxide, presented this complaint against Aerocrine on the grounds
that they are offering and putting on the market portable and stationary analyzers to detect the nitric oxide content in breath, which Apieron conside...
Omnetics' Multi-Contact Nano Connectors Obtain Digital Transmission Rates Over 2 Gb/sec.
... terminating multiple lines of ultra-fine coaxial cable in nano miniature electrical connectors. Their proprietary process of terminating signals and grounds
on separate contact pairs allows for extreme miniaturization of multi-contact high speed connectors. This innovative design makes is possible for mult...
The Max Cure Foundation Announces Its First Charity Benefit: The 'Roar for a Cure' Carnival to Be Held on Saturday, August 22, 2009
...nnual "Roar for a Cure" Carnival and family fun day, to take place on Saturday, August 22, from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, August 23) on the grounds
of the East Hampton Indoor Tennis Club, 175 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton, N.Y. The outdoor event will have fun-filled activities for adults and ki...
Schwarzenegger Administration Sued for Allowing Health Insurance Companies to Deny Autism Care
...stic children. For years, insurance companies refused to pay for ABA on the grounds
that it was "experimental" and that there was insufficient medical evidence...e that the DMHC has in fact upheld the insurers' denials of ABA on coverage grounds
in violation of the Mental Health Parity Act. That law requires insurers to...
Obama Signs Tough New Anti-Smoking Law
...ep to ensure a healthier future for our children.
The legislation will allow us to protect them from a dirty business that has infiltrated school grounds
and homes for many generations."
"Too many graveyards are marked by the consequences of the industry's actions," she added. "With each puff of a ci...
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Wolves find happy hunting grounds in Yellowstone National Park
If Mark Boyce could converse with elk, he might give them a word of advice: avoid open, flat, snowy areas near rivers and roads.
A biological scientist at the University of Alberta, Boyce analyzed 774 wolf-elk kill sites and concluded that spatial patterns of predation between wolves and elk a...
Exxon Valdez oil found in tidal feeding grounds of ducks, sea otters
Seventeen years after the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, compelling new evidence suggests that remnants of the worst oil spill in U.S. history extend farther into tidal waters than previously thought, increasing the probability that the oil is causing unanticipated long-...
22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey
...nt withdrawal from the labour market. Poor mental health can account for more than 40% of all long-term disability claims. Premature retirement on the grounds
of poor mental health is also increasing (McDaid, 2008). In the EU, work-related costs due to mental health problems are more than 2.5 times greater t...
WWF study says climate change could displace millions in Asia's Coral Triangle
...orld's coral reefs, 76 percent of reef-building coral species and more than 35 percent of coral reef fish species. It is also serves as vital spawning grounds
for other economically important fish such as tuna.
"In one scenario, we continue along our current climate trajectory and do little to protect ...
New phorid fly species turns red imported fire ants into 'zombies'
... OVERTON Zombie fire ants may not sound like a cool thing, but wait a minute, said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service expert.
On April 29, on the grounds
of the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton in East Texas, Dr. Scott Ludwig released fire ants infected with a new type of phorid f...
Tufts students host Earth Day with groundbreaking ceremony for solar house
... 11:00 a.m. at Sophia Gordon Hall at 15 Talbot Avenue on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus.
The 800 square foot sustainable house being built on the grounds
of Tufts University is a joint effort between the BAC and Tufts. Their groupnamed Team Bostonis competing against 19 other teams from the United State...
New tracking tags are providing fish-eye views of ways to manage depressed fisheries
...and recovery plans for the western basin stock.
With regard to Pacific salmon, fishery managers have assumed that juveniles traveling from spawning grounds
to the ocean face great
mortality along heavily dammed rivers, like the Snake-Columbia river system, than in undammed rivers. Thus, they collected juv...
Decline of shorebird linked to bait use of horseshoe crabs
...globally recognized as an important feeding stopover for migrating shorebirds, especially red knots. Each year, red knots migrate from Arctic breeding grounds
to the southern tip of South America and back, covering more than 18,600 miles. In May, large numbers of red knots congregate in the bay during their ...
Penguins marching into trouble
... percent in the last 22 years, from 300,000 to just 200,000 breeding pairs, Boersma said.
"Penguins are having trouble with food on their wintering grounds
and if that happens they're not going to come back to their breeding grounds," she said. "If we continue to fish down the food chain and take smaller ...
NSF to fund water and environment technology center
...y Center to continue its "intermediate field-scale testing facility" that Pepper and others have dubbed the Water Village, a group of buildings on the grounds
of the UA's Environmental Research Laboratory.
"The Water Village focuses on future treatment and distribution of water and wastewater, with enormo...
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US Patent Office Rejects 95% of Verathon Claims in Patent Case With Aircraft Medical
...itiated against Aircraft.
The new Action from the USPTO has rejected 393 claims that Verathon
introduced during the re-examination procedure on grounds
that they had
impermissibly enlarged the scope of the patent. The remaining 19 claims that
have been characterized as "patentable" have been substanti...
Human clinical study demonstrates superior Neptune Krill Oil NKO(R) pharmacokinetic profile
...very important clinical study for both Neptune and Acasti Pharma. Because of the low physiological daily dose used, the clinical study establishes new grounds
for the methodology of bioavailability assessment for omega-3 fatty acids. It is the first human clinical trial demonstrating the superior pharmacokin...
Nanoscale silver: No silver lining?
...osed a landmark fine of over $200,000 on a California company selling computer keyboards and mouses coated with nanosilver. EPA issued the fine on the grounds
that the products should have been registered under federal pesticide law because of the company's germ-killing claims.
Similar fines have not been...
Barr Announces Favorable Ruling in Mirapex(R) Patent Challenge
..., 1mg & 1.5mg.
In his ruling, District Court Judge Joseph J. Farnan, Jr. found that
the patent claims at issue in the litigation were invalid on the grounds
nonstatutory double patenting.
Barr's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for a generic Mirapex
product received final approval from the U.S....
Brazil's biotech firms: From imitators to innovators in health-related products
... approved by the patent office, ANVISA (the national regulatory agency that approves health products, among other activities) can withhold approval on grounds
such as eventual public access issues.
The main regulatory roadblock highlighted by both public and private sector interviewe...
DMetrix and the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute Announce Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
...00 technologically most significant innovations
of the year. For more information, please visit http://www.dmetrix.com .
Located on the grounds
of Bethesda's National Naval Medical Center and
across from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., USU is the
nation's federal school of ...
Surface dislocation nucleation: Strength is but skin deep at the nanoscale, Penn engineers discover
...e in Volume 100 of Physical Review Letters.
Their study demonstrated that the free, exterior surface of nanosized materials can be fertile breeding grounds
of dislocations at high stresses. Dislocations are string-like defects whose movements give rise to plastic flow, or shape change, of solids. In large...
U.S. District Court Decision About Eisai's Legal Action Over Aricept ODT(R) ANDA Filing
...er 20, 2007 (U.S. EST), the U.S. District Court for the
District of New Jersey issued a ruling dismissing the lawsuit against
Mutual on the procedural grounds
that there is no case or controversy
between the parties, because Mutual did not make a certification
challenging the patent and does not yet have FDA...
Thomson Scientific Publishes 'Who Is Making The Biggest Splash?' - A Quarterly Review of Scientific Literature on Drugs and Therapies From April - June 2007
...said Larry Liberti, VP, General Manager, Thomson
Pharmaceutical Services. "Our one-of-a-kind report finds that many
pharmaceutical companies have good grounds
for saying what they say - and
judging by their source score, say it well." Other key findings include: -- GlaxoSmithKline drops to fourth, with 18 ...
Patent Office Rules in Neuralstem's Favor in Dispute with StemCells, Inc.
...EM) patents requested by Neuralstem. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061221/DCTH007LOGO ) "The Patent Office has rejected on multiple grounds
all of the claims
in all four of StemCells' patents that it examined," said Neuralstem
President & CEO, Richard Garr. "In accepting the reexamination ...
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James D. Watson
...public speaker, Watson currently serves as chancellor of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring Harbor, New York . Watson resides on the grounds
of the laboratory.
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Major histocompatibility complex
...ated to an allele found in chimpanzees than it is to another human allele from the same gene!
The allelic diversity of MHC genes has created fertile grounds
for evolutionary biologists. The most important task for theoreticians is to explain the evolutionary forces that have created and maintained such di...
...squitos have been successful in some areas. Malaria was once common in the United States and southern Europe , but the draining of wetland breeding grounds
and better sanitation eliminated it from affluent regions.
Sterile insect technique is emerging as a potential method to control malaria-carrying ...
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...consistently and reliably distinguishable from one another, then we have no grounds
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