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Are Microbes Headed Back to School this Fall?

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Are microbes going back to school with your kids this fall? Not if you fill their book bags with school supplies that feature built-in Microban((R)) antimicrobial product protection to help prevent the growth of bacteria that can cause stains,...

Leading Scientists From Around the World Headed to Kansas for Symposium on Combating Deadly Infectious Diseases

OLATHE, Kan., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In yet another sign of Kansas' leadership in addressing global challenges in the animal and human health sectors, an estimated 150 scientists from around the globe are coming together this week at Kansas State University for an international sym...

'Big Relief From the Big Easy' Headed to Cedar Rapids Hospital

'Katrina' Staffers from West Jefferson Medical Center and East Jefferson General Hospital In New Orleans Bringing Aid to St. Luke's Hospital CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerned Emergency Department (ED) staffers from two New Orleans hospitals that operated during Hurricane Ka...

Indian Doctors Headed to Lahore to Take Part in Gynecology Conference

Agra: A team of medical specialists have left for Pakistan to participate in a conference on women's reproductive rights, infertility, menopause// , medical education, contraception and safe abortion and its relevance in the South Asian region. Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists ...

New Lung Cancer Vaccine Headed for Bigger Trial

Scientists in Britain are to conduct a bigger trial of a vaccine against the most common form of lung cancer after a smaller test substantially increased survival time for many. // The vaccine called Stimuvax was tested in a study involving 171 patients who had responded to conventional treatm...

Obesity enveloping children like the many headed monster.

Adult Obesity is a gigantic problem but Childhood obesity rates are soaring as well.Studies say that these will soar dramatically in most parts of the world by the end of the decade and raise the risk of diabetes in young people.// As estimated by 2010 the number of overweight and obese youngste...

Red haired withstand to pain more than blond headed

Research team headed by Dr. Ian Jackson of University of Edinburgh, UK, has found that red haired women can withstand pain more readily than blondes or brunettes. The research team has found a gene that is responsible for // withstanding pain. The outcome of the research will lead to development of...

Sao Paulo Hosts Second CPhI and P-MEC South America Pharma Events

... by UBM International Media, the debut events in Rio last August welcomed over 180 exhibitors and nearly 4,500 attendees. Argentina, India and the USA headed the 27% international visitor league. The venue for the co-located 2009 exhibitions, conference and networking events is Sao Paulo's five-hall ...

MultiVu Video Feed: SCIELE PHARMA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF ULESFIA(TM), FIRST AND ONLY FDA-APPROVED NON-NEUROTOXIC HEAD LICE TREATMENT

...ood & Drug Administration (FDA), Ulesfia is available now by prescription nationwide in time for peak head lice season as children will shortly be headed back to school. Each year, approximately 6 to 12 million children between the ages of 3 and 12 years are infested with head lice, parasites tha...

Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation

...k is acceptable is a policy question." "Our recommendations would make the regulatory process more rigorous and transparent," said Kennedy, who headed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under President Jimmy Carter. "That should lead to better, more thoughtful regulations and greater consensus w...
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MatTek's EpiDerm In Vitro Tissues Headed for Validation in Europe

Acceptance Will Reduce Animal Use in Cosmetics and Chemicals Testing ASHLAND, Mass., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MatTek Corp. today announced that results of a recently completed US and European multi-laboratory "catch-up" validation study on MatTek's EpiDerm in vitro human skin tissue equivalent...

Northern California Cancer Center's First-of-Its-Kind Research Reveals Low Socioeconomic Status Often Equals Poor Chance of Lymphoma Survival

...lifornia. Although survival rates for lymphomas have improved in recent years, not all groups are experiencing improvements. The NCCC team, headed by Theresa Keegan, Ph.D., found that among all patients diagnosed with follicular lymphoma in California, those in poorer neighborhoods had as much as...

Results and Additional Analyses From Study Show That Corthera's Relaxin for Acute Heart Failure is the Strongest Predictor of Improved Longer-Term Outcomes Following Hospital Discharge When Compared to Other Variables

...the objective is to confirm safety and efficacy. The Pre-RELAX-AHF/RELAX-AHF study was designed and conducted in collaboration with Momentum Research, headed by Dr. Gad Cotter, a noted heart failure expert. Patients in the Pre-RELAX-AHF study were randomly assigned to receive intravenous relaxin at do...

Results From Study Show Promising Efficacy and Safety Results for Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure

... objective is to confirm safety and efficacy. The Pre-RELAX-AHF / RELAX-AHF study was designed and conducted in collaboration with Momentum Research, headed by Dr. Gad Cotter, a noted heart failure expert. Patients in the Pre-RELAX-AHF study were randomly assigned to receive intravenous relaxin at dos...

Savient Provides Update on Pegloticase BLA

...oved Understanding of the Cardiovascular Profile In late November 2008, the Company engaged an experienced independent panel of clinical experts, headed by Dr. William B. White, Professor of Medicine, Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, to perform a formal blinded...

Grapes May Aid a Bunch of Heart Risk Factors, U-M Animal Study Finds

...mpact that we already know can come from a diet rich in fruits and vegetables." Seymour manages the U-M Cardioprotection Research Laboratory, which is headed by U-M heart surgeon Steven Bolling, M.D. Bolling, who is a professor of cardiac surgery at the U-M Medical School, notes that the animals in the st...

Daiichi Sankyo Announces Clinical Study Data for Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor DU-176b

... for the prevention of both arterial and venous thromboembolism. About Daiichi Sankyo A global pharmaceutical innovator, Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd., headed by President Takashi Shoda was established in 2005 through the merger of two leading Japanese pharmaceutical companies, Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co., Lt...

Stem Cell Research Provides Medical Breakthrough to Repair Heart Cell Damage Created by a Heart Attack

...sis to provide cutting-edge breakthroughs to improve the success of preserving the life of those that suffer sudden cardiac arrest. This dynamic team, headed by world-renowned heart surgeon Dr. Wanchung Tang, sought to find the answer to rejuvenate the cells that were damaged and destroyed in the heart musc...

TCS Healthcare Technologies Releases Three New Clinical Care Programs Within ACUITY

...ement, or prevention/wellness program," remarks Pat Stricker, RN, MEd, Vice President of Clinical Services at TCS Healthcare Technologies and who also headed up the team that developed AcuCare. She adds that "the launching of AcuCare within ACUITY undoubtedly will become a critical resource that nurses, phy...

Zetia Does Not Reduce Carotid Plaque Size When Added to Zocor

... plaques actually grew by 0.005 mm more in those taking Zetia along with Zocor than in those taking Zocor alone." The trial was conducted by a group headed by Dr. John J.P. Kastelein of the University of Amsterdam Medical Center. All 720 participants suffered from an unusual condition known as heterozygou...
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Hormone levels

...wn test levels and what supplements can naturally boost this valuable hormone . ... tells you how to administer your own hormone testing. Level headed ... The thyroid also produces the hormone calcitonin, which plays a role in ... Iodothyronine levels in the human developing brain: major regu...

Hearing impairment

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Endemic

...trieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org /wiki/ endemic " ... Birds endemic to the region include the Manus owl, black-headed pitta, and white ... headed pitta is just one of several endemic species that are endangered. ... The two endemic duikers, Jentink's duiker (Cephalophus jentinki) and zeb...
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Protecting cells from their neighbors

...rming the body organs and tissues -, and that comprise the somatic cell line. Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), headed by Jordi Casanova, research professor at CSIC, have identified the mechanism that protects somatic cells against the behaviour of germ cells. When thi...

Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line

...ilt upon its success in the 10GbE market with the addition of the XG0224/XG0448, a product that represents where the storage industry is strategically headed with 1GbE/10GbE technology," said Steven Murphy, president and CEO, RELDATA. "As one of the few unified storage solution providers currently shipping...

Penn-Wistar team gains insight into HIV vaccine failure

...ent exposure." Seeking to understand the relationship between previous neutralizing antibodies to Ad5 and Ad5-specific T-cell responses, the team, headed by Michael R. Betts, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Department of Microbiology, Center for AIDS Research, and Wistar Inst...

Reveal the enemy

...er, in the field, and without complex sample preparation, whilst being precise and error-free, are thus high on the wish list. A Spanish research team headed by Jordi Riu and F. Xavier Rius at the University Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona has now developed a new technique to make this wish come true. With a ...

The last supper of the hominids establishes the times they lived at the sites

...y of the groups of hominids and how long they spent in caves or outdoors has been a subject of discussion among scientists. Now, an international team headed by researchers from the Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES) in Tarragona has based its studies on the dental fossils ...

Building memories with actin

...on and inactivation of cofilin, an inhibitor of actin filament assembly, the team found. Cofilin's involvement, in turn, implicates signaling cascades headed by GTPases, such as the RhoA-ROCK and Rac-PAK pathways. The researchers showed that a ROCK inhibitor stalled actin polymerization and resulted in a sh...

Hormone clue to root growth

... meristem enlarging. In effect, the rate of expansion of dividing endodermal cells dictates the equivalent rate in other tissues. This research was headed by Dr Susana Ubeda-Toms and Professor Malcolm Bennett of the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, in collaboration with scientists in Nottingham, Cam...

ICSI or IVF: Babies born from frozen embryos do just as well

...s, the difference was small 2.2% versus 0.4%. Ms Queenie Neri, a research associate at Cornell University (New York, USA) and a member of the team headed by Professor Gianpiero Palermo who pioneered ICSI in 1992, told the 25th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology i...

A Canada-wide technology platform for mapping the human interactome

...nnounced the award of $9.16 million for the creation of a national technology platform aimed at mapping the human interactome. This national platform, headed by Dr. Benoit Coulombe from the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montral (IRCM), will not only provide Canadian researchers with new state-of-the-a...

Midget plant gets makeover

...plant reside in a vast database dubbed the Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR), which has over 1.6 million page hits each month. The TAIR group, headed by Dr. Eva Huala at Carnegie's Department of Plant Biology, just released a new version of the genome sequence of this model plant, which includes an ...
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Are We Headed for a Global Economic Collapse?

The first three days of June, the first through the third, will be most interesting to watch because thats when the G-8, US, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, Canada and Russia, have their annual meeting to discuss global issues. Unfortunately, China is missing from the party, and given their...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...s that will transform at least 10 percent of the sunlight that they absorb into usable electricity and can be easily manufactured. A research team headed by David Ginger, a University of Washington associate professor of chemistry, has found a way to make images of tiny bubbles and channels, roughly 10,...

Assessment of safety and efficacy of human embryonic stem cell therapy

...veral different in vitro and animal models in collaboration with researchers at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) headed by Dr. Raymond Lund. Dr. Lund, co-senior author of the paper, is widely considered one of the world's foremost experts in retinal cell physiology and...

Victhom and Otto Bock sign partnership agreement to establish joint venture for Neurobionix activities

...nd offers sales, services and medical consulting. Vienna, Austria is a key neurostimulation research platform for Otto Bock HealthCare. The company is headed by President and CEO Professor Hans Georg Näder. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Some of the statements made herein may constitute forward-lookin...

Scientists demonstrate laser with controlled polarization

...ace Professor of Applied Physics and Vinton Hayes Senior Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering, both of SEAS, and by a team at Hamamatsu Photonics headed by Dr. Hirofumi Kan, General Manager of the Laser Group, the findings will be published as a cover feature of the April 13 issue of Applied Physics L...

Fitting pieces for biosensors

...les. The added properties can enable or simplify the measuring process, or improve the stability of the aptamers. In the UFZ's biosensor laboratory headed by Dr Beate Strehlitz, Dr Regina Stoltenburg has developed two different modifications of the SELEX method. One of these is known as FluMag SELEX. The...

VIRxSYS Publishes New Study on RNA Therapy

...a broad variety of applications. The company expects to begin testing this technology in human trials in the second half of 2010. The study was headed by Madaiah Puttaraju, Ph.D., of VIRxSYS. The full citation for the study is: Wang J, Mansfield SG, Cote CA, Jiang PD, Weng K, Amar MJ, Brewer BH Jr, R...

EPA Awards Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute $500,000 for Air Quality Research

...esearch Institute will conduct research to develop novel and more specific markers for acute exposure to humans. The Institute's research team will be headed by Matthew Campen, Ph.D., one of the more than 100 scientists working on respiratory disease research at LRRI. Dr. Campen says, "We have known for a ...

TechniKrom's Biopharmaceutical Equipment Operations to be Integrated With Asahi Kasei Medical

...da, President of Asahi Kasei Medical. Asahi Kasei TechniKrom will be headed by the current TechniKrom management team and will continue to operate from...hnikrom.com . About Asahi Kasei Group The Asahi Kasei Group, headed by Asahi Kasei Corporation, is one of Japan's leading industrial groups, wi...

The Holtorf Medical Group and Yan Center for Corrective & Cosmetic Surgery Tap 5W Public Relations

...gency announced today the addition of Dr. Kent Holtorf, founder of the Holtorf Medical Group and the Yan Center for Corrective & Cosmetic Surgery, headed by Dr. Yan Trokel to its diverse roster of clientele. Both medical centers have tasked 5WPR to proactively direct and implement their public relations...
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Artificial life

...n magazine. 1970s-1980s Philosophy scholar Arthur Burks , who had worked with Von Neumann (and indeed, organized his papers after his death), headed the Logic of Computers Group at the University of Michigan . He brought the overlooked views of 19th century American thinker Charles S. Peirce in...

Avian influenza

...accines , however, take at least four months to produce and must be prepared for each subtype. Increasing virulence In July 2004 researchers, headed by H. Deng of the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute , Harbin , China and Professor Robert Webster of the St Jude Children's Research Hospital , ...

Charles Darwin

...n a secret notebook on transmutation, his "B" notebook , with a title page headed Zonomia . He developed the hypothesis that, for example, where every isla...sbury and pondered his career and prospects, drawing up a list with columns headed "Marry" and "Not Marry" . Having come down in favour, he went to visit h...
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Structural biology

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Immunology

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