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Genetic town halls to be held in 5 US cities

The Genetics and Public Policy Center will conduct a series of public town hall meetings to gather feedback from the public on their views related to a proposed large cohort study on the role of genes and environment in health. The town halls are part of a public consultation effort to inform the ...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

Indian American film director Mira Nair has joined India's top directors in a project to show short films on the impact of the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before the screening of Bollywood blockbusters. Nair said she got the idea of this collaboration of filmmakers to raise a...

American Society of Medical Doctors Established to Protect the Bond Between Physicians and Patients; Organizing Doctors to Oppose Government-Run Health Care

...harmaceutical companies and others are threatened by government-run health care reform proposals, too, and many of them are lobbying against it in the halls of Congress. While their effort is important, it may not be enough to stop the advancement of such plans. Other more general groups are working on thi...

The United Nations Foundation Joins White House Initiative to Encourage Public Service

...oung people, faith leaders, and local activists - in the work of the UN. The Foundation has hosted more than 20,000 events, including debates and town halls where people have come together to discuss issues such as nuclear disarmament, the Millennium Development Goals, and climate change. Most recently, in...

The power of prayer?

...w at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. While there she is working on her forthcoming book, Paging God: Religion in the halls of Medicine. Cadge evaluated eighteen published studies on intercessory prayer that were conducted between 1965 and 2006. Collectively, the studies...

VA Honors Top Nurses Delivering Veterans' Care

...which nurses, the largest health care profession, work to improve health care. From bedside nursing in hospitals and long-term care facilities to the halls of research institutions, the nursing profession is meeting the expanding health care needs of American society and its Veterans. Traditionally, ...

The New Face of AD/HD Comes to Capitol Hill

... Young Adults with AD/HD Make a Visit to the halls of Congress This Week to Advocate for Additional Resource and Funding for the Mental Health Disorder WASHINGTON , May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire...

ADAPT Disability Rights Activists and SEIU Home Care Attendants Tell Congress: Community Choice is a Right

...USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of activists from the ADAPT disability rights organization, and home care attendants who belong to SEIU joined together in the halls of Congress today to deliver an urgent message to legislators: pass the Community Choice Act (SB 683, HB1670) to ensure access to home and community...

More than 800 Workers at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Make History with Vote to join 1199SEIU

...p of skilled maintenance workers also voted to join the Area Trade Council. "We are overjoyed and thrilled. People were crying with joy in the halls last night," said St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Patient Care Assistant Sonia Marshall, "We believe in the mission of St. Elizabeth's, and we're excit...

Illinois Advocates Take on Health Insurance Industry

...g a stand on the critical issue of health insurance reform." The grassroots efforts launched by the groups will include community forums and town halls held across the state, on-line advocacy efforts, a statewide petition drive, and a new 800 number, the Health Insurance Reform Hotline (1-800-664-9903...
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China Animal Welfare Law Under Review While 36,000 Dogs Culled

...cing the commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress. IFAW works both on the ground and in the halls of government to safeguard wild and domestic animals and seeks to motivate the public to prevent cruelty to animals and to promote animal welfare and ...

Leading Healthcare System Decreases MRSA Infection Rate by 53 Percent - Offers Protocol & Educational Materials Free of Charge to Other Organizations

...me could make that happen." "You Could Kill Him With Your Bare Hands" The campaign -- which includes hiring hand hygiene monitors to roam hospital halls and educate doctors and nurses who don't properly wash their hands, and billboards, screensavers and tough posters such as one that shows a child in a...

Concomitant Use of Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Significant Improvement in Dyspnea, COPD Symptoms and Rescue Medication Use over Tiotropium Alone

... C42 COPD Pharmacotherapy I: Effects of Bronchodilators Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT Metro Toronto Convention Center; Area F: halls A-B North Building, Level 300 Poster # F4: Addition of Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate to Tiotropium Treatment Relieves Dyspnea and Symptoms in COPD...

MedImmune Announces Phase 2 Safety Data for Anti-RSV Antibody and National RSV Surveillance Results

...Catolica de Chile, -- Friday, October 5, 2007; 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. in Poster halls G-H. -- This study assessed the safety and immunogenicity of ...M.D., MedImmune, -- Saturday, October 6, 2007; 12:15 - 1:45 p.m. in Poster halls G-H. -- A nationwide active surveillance program was established to...

Rapid Response was Crucial to Containing the 1918 Flu Pandemic

...lege London, looked at 16 U.S. cities for which both the start and stop dates of interventions were available. Schools, theaters, churches and dance halls in cities across the country were closed. Kansas City banned weddings and funerals if more than 20 people were to be in attendance. New York mandated ...
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USGS Science Picks

...and More! A Kiss is Just a Kiss Mistletoe is So Much More Deck the halls with Boughs of Minerals? Prehistoric Climate Provides Clues to Future ...ntact Todd Esque at (702) 564-4506 or todd_esque@usgs.gov . Deck the halls with Boughs of Minerals? Is your home all decked out for the holidays? ...

Rutgers receives US$10 million to establish Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health

...near the Food Science Building at the corner of Dudley Road and College Farm Road. It will contain laboratories, computing facilities, "smart" lecture halls and classrooms, and flexible spaces to accommodate the changing needs of the institute. The $10 million is a first step toward the completion of th...

Masks, hand washing, prevent spread of flu-like symptoms by up to 50 percent

...community setting, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health studied more than 1,000 student subjects from seven U-M residence halls during last year's flu season. "The first-year results (2006-2007) indicate that mask use and alcohol-based hand sanitizer help reduce influenza- ...

Indiana University research at American Public Health Association meeting

...te. The researchers examined the eating habits of college students as they transitioned from high school to university life and to living in residence halls or apartments. Habits that college students establish as they leave home may have long-reaching effects on their health and that of their future famil...

Academy publishes first biography of artist-naturalist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins

...istoric life that continues to the present day. Hawkins' Work in America During his ten years in America (1868-1878), Hawkins designed exhibit halls for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and began to create an enormous paleontological museum for New York City. The museum was to have ...

NARSAD presents 2007 prizes for outstanding achievement in neuroscience and psychiatric research

...Psychiatry at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Hall was selected for the Baer Prize by Dr. Johnstone, this years Lieber Prize recipient. Dr. halls work focuses on the effect of genetic factors on brain structure and function causing risk for major mental illness, particularly schizophrenia. Since...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

... reverberation equations brought about a new level of clarity and similarity in the acoustical environments of disparate locations from Boston concert halls to New York skyscrapers and Hollywood sound stages. Princeton's Emily Thompson ( emilyt@princeton.edu ), a technology historian, will explore the his...

Rapid response was crucial to containing the 1918 flu pandemic

... London, looked at 16 U.S. cities for which both the start and stop dates of interventions were available. Schools, theaters, churches and dance halls in cities across the country were closed. Kansas City banned weddings and funerals if more than 20 people were to be in attendance. New York mandated ...
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The Biotech Concert Halls of the Decade of 2000

While the great rock concert halls and rock festivals of the 1960s have largely disappeared, the music culture generated by these musical Meccas continues (mostly in the form of Farewell Tours in basketball stadiums). The biotech culture of the wild 1980s and 1990s is celebrated every year in a...

AEterna Zentaris Acquires All Assets from Ardana for Growth Hormone Secretagogue Compound, AEZS-130

...atients from normal control subjects. The poster will be presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society on Thursday, June 11, 2009, in the halls A&B of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC. About AEterna Zentaris Inc. AEterna Zentaris Inc. is a global biop...

TED Conferences Announces 25 TED Fellows for TEDGlobal in Oxford

... (Ethiopia/US) -- Singer; musician; resident artist, Red Poppy House; founding member, Arba Minch Collective Marvin Hall (Jamaica) -- Founder, halls of Learning, an organization educating Jamaican youth in areas including robotics and animation William Kamkwamba (Malawi/South Africa) -- Stud...

Rigel to Host Conference Call to Discuss Phase 2 Study Results of R788 in Lymphoma Presented at ASH

...Tolerated and Has Significant Clinical Activity in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) and Chronic Lymphoctytic Leukemia (SLL/CLL) Location: halls B and C (Moscone Center) About Rigel ( http://www.rigel.com ) Rigel is a clinical-stage drug development company that discovers and de...

Diagnostic Imaging to Deliver Its 11th Annual Webcast of Key Events Taking Place at RSNA 2008

...gnosticImaging.com. "The webcast allows viewers the opportunity to join our team of editors as they navigate the clinical sessions and exhibit halls for breaking scientific and business news," says John Hayes, Editor of Diagnostic Imaging. "In addition, coverage will also include the latest develo...

MGuard(TM), InspireMD's Novel Coronary Stent System, was Celebrated by World Leading Interventional Cardiologists at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) in Washington DC, USA, October 12-17 2008

...ns (ACS, AMI and SVG)" was a great sensation. The meeting room was filled to its maximum capacity while additional attendees stood and listened in the halls outside the room. Dr. Martin Leon chaired the meeting and presented MGuard(TM) solutions for current stenting problems such as distal macro and micro ...

Frankfurt Hosts Continuing Growth of CMPi Pharma Events

...th the integrated ICSE contract services and P-MEC machinery and equipment events, the exhibitions will be conveniently located in the adjoining Messe halls 3, 4, 5 and 6. Frankfurt has a long association with the events and 2008 marks the fifth time that the city hosts CPhI. The industry has seen major ...

Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate Has Comparable Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Profile to Dry Powder Formulation

... C42 COPD Pharmacotherapy I: Effects of Bronchodilators Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT Metro Toronto Convention Center; Area F: halls A-B North Building, Level 300 -- Poster #F13: Dose-Ranging Study in COPD Patients Comparing Pharmacodynamics of Formoterol Fumarate Delivered b...

BioInformatics, LLC Studies Trade Show Exhibition Strategies in the Life Science Market

...who participated in the study, only 1% claim that they do not visit exhibit halls at scientific conferences, suggesting that, in theory, vendors have an oppo... Additionally, 76% of the scientists surveyed report that visits to exhibit halls have influenced their purchase decisions in the past 12 months. "Vendors ...

Advanced Life Sciences to Present Data from Selected Cethromycin Clinical Trials at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

...s diseases. The Society was founded in 1963 and has approximately 8,000 members. Presentation Schedule Friday, October 5, 2006 - 12:30-2:00 pm PT - halls G-H Session 051 "Antimicrobial Agents" -- Poster 442--A Phase 3 Comparative Study of the Safety & Efficacy of Cethromycin 150 mg QD and Penic...
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