On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts
NEW YORK, Aug.4 /PRNewswire/ --Dermatologists from around the world gathered last week in Boston, MA to attend the Amercan Academy of Dermatology's summer meeting, where Melanoma was a hot topic of discussion. While there were various symposia discussions on the subject, the underlying ...
On the Heels of Court Ruling Denying Autism-Vaccine Link, U.S. Federal Court Declares MMR Vaccine Caused Autism in a Young Boy
NIXA, Mo., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by the National Autism Association:
Less than two weeks after federal vaccine court ruled against three families claiming vaccines caused autism in their children, Huffington Post writers Robert F Kennedy, ...
Treadmill Desks: A Healthy Alternative on the Heels of FDA Warnings of 25 Weight Loss Products
25 diet products have received stern consumer warnings from the FDA for potential dangers yet a simpler, safer, more effective solution exists.
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 24, 2008-- Undeclared ingredients in weight loss products which could pose serious health risks m...
Remedy for Cracked Heels and Removing Calluses
Heeling power: Barielle introduces Heel and Callus Treatment Cream, a remedy for cracked heels.
New York, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2008 -- Designed exclusively for feet in need of extra "heeling power," Barielle's new Heel and Callus Treatment Cream is the answ...
Flip-Flops, Heels Examined for Performance, Impact
Pair of studies features biomechanical analysis of footwear
INDIANAPOLIS, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who favor
flip-flops as their primary footwear option during warm summer months may
experience lower leg pain and a change in their stride, according to
research presented today...
On Heels of SCHIP Veto, President Advocates Eliminating Federal Funding for Training Children's Doctors
$301 Million Budget Cut Could Devastate the National Pediatric
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Bush's
FY2009 budget request, to be officially released Monday, eliminates all
funding for a children's hospitals program that trains 4,700 pediatricians
Susan G. Komen for the Cure's CEO Hala Moddelmog Earns 'High Heels in High Places' Recognition at 2008 Trumpet Awards
Former Fortune 500 Executive Driving Global Breast Cancer Leader's Promise to Deliver Cures More Quickly, End Breast Cancer Forever
ATLANTA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hala Moddelmog, president and CEO of
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader in the fight to end breast
Minneapolis Hosts National Conference on Tobacco or Health October 24-26 on Heels of Minnesota's Statewide, Smoke-Free Law
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than one month after the
state's new smoke-free law took effect, more than 3,000 scientists and
health advocates are converging on Minneapolis to attend the biennial
National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) conference October 24-26
at the Minne...
Husband Cools His Heels in Jail After Kidnapping Wife from Hospital
James McCarthy was vehemently against his wifes decision to undergo breast enlargement surgery. But he carried this desire too far . McCarthy, 27, who belonged to Canning Town, east London, was found guilty of kidnapping his wife, Mrs. McCarthy on 9 February from the hospital where she was schedul...
Husband Cools His Heels in Jail After Kidnapping Wife from Hospital
James McCarthy was vehemently against his wife’s decision to undergo breast enlargement surgery. But he carried this desire too far//. McCarthy, 27, who belonged to Canning Town, east London, was found guilty of kidnapping his wife, Mrs. McCarthy on 9 February from the hospital where she was sched...
Heels in Medical Technology
ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results for Phase 2 Study of Low-Dose Bromfenac in Dry Eye Disease
...ase. The results of this study may help identify patients that would be most suitable for a larger, placebo-controlled study. These data come on the heels
of our recently announced positive ecabet sodium Phase 2b study results in ISTA's dry eye franchise. We will analyze the data from both programs to d...
First Town Hall Meeting on Inequities in Clinical Trials to Take Place at the Harlem Hospital Center on October 20
... Community Leaders/Patients Encouraged to Discuss Challenges; Offer
NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels
of a major
report revealing that the vast majority of Americans -- and especially
women, older people and racial and ethnic minorities -- are either
Research Attributes Lack of HIV/AIDS Vaccine to Use of Chimpanzees
...umans, and that claims of
chimpanzees' critical role and importance in AIDS vaccine development are
The publication comes on the heels
of recent vaccine failures in
late-stage clinical trials, including one vaccine that appeared to increase
vulnerability to HIV infection in human clin...
Braking After Bunion Surgery
...-- 90 percent of those who suffer bunion problems are also women.
-- Tight shoes ( http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00143 ) and
shoes with heels
that are too high are thought to increase the risk of
bunions; genetics may also play a role.
In some cases, bunions make it very painful to walk. W...
Ceremed's OSTENE(R) Improves Bone Fusion and Healing After Surgery, New Study Shows
...ery improves bone fusion and healing,
according to a new animal study just published in the Annals of Thoracic
Surgery (ATS). The findings come on the heels
of recently published
research showing that the use of the new polymer may lower the risk of
Researchers from the Medical Unive...
Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-operative Pain
... SURGICAL IMPLANT
nearing $310 million.
"This first dosing with our Bupivacaine Implant for the management of
post-operative pain follows hot on the heels
of other phase 2 and phase 3
trials recently initiated with our topically-applied Gentamicin-Collagen
sponge for the treatment of infected diabetic fo...
Lpath Demonstrates Preclinical Efficacy of Lpathomab(TM) and Initiates Humanization Process
...in the past working with
DataMabs and look forward to working with them again on our Lpathomab
project." This achievement with Lpathomab comes on the heels
of Lpath's success
with its Sphingomab(TM) program. Sphingomab is an antibody against another
bioactive lipid, S1P. Lpath humanized the antibody in 20...
Dynogen Reports Positive Results in Phase 1B GERD Study
...t into the height and duration of a reflux episode).
"With this second set of positive proof-of-concept data for
DDP733, following closely on the heels
of our positive Phase 2 data
for DDP733 in irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, we've
unlocked the potential of this compound as a treatment fo...
Dynogen's DDP733 Reduces Reflux in Phase 1b GERD Study
... height and duration of a reflux episode).
“With this second set of positive proof-of-concept data
for DDP733, following closely on the heels
of our positive Phase 2
data for DDP733 in irritable bowel syndrome with constipation,
we’ve unlocked the potential of this compound as a treatm...
Advanced Cell Technology Develops First Human Embryonic Stem Cell
Line without Destroying an Embryo
...the meeting, "These are the
first human embryonic stem cells in existence to be made without
destroying an embryo."
This development comes on the heels
of President Bush's veto of
federal legislation which would have provided funding for embryonic
stem cell research.
In an appearance yesterday on Bl...
Heels in Medical Dictionary
... A spur is a metal tool designed to be worn in pairs on the heels
of riding boots for the purpose of directing a horse to move forward or laterally while riding. It is usually used to refine the riding aids (comman...
...also removed, making the end of the bone flat . ... A metal baseplate fits over the part of the bone that was cut flat . ... ... when high heels
or too-small shoes prevent your toes from lying flat . ... Small breaks in the metatarsals or toe bones can be painful and change the way ... ...
...oblems providing soothing dry skin relief. A shielding lotion is the best dry skin care lotion. ... Dry skin on our legs and feet with heels
like leather will make us wish we were ... The American Academy of Dermatology is committed to advancing the science of medicine and surgery r...
Heels in Biological News
Down Under dinosaur burrow discovery provides climate change clues
... On the heels
of his discovery in Montana of the first trace fossil of a dinosaur burrow, Emory University paleontologist Anthony Martin has found evidence of more ...
A longer lasting tumor blocker
... On the heels
of dismaying reports that a promising antitumor drug could, in theory, shorten patients' long-term survival, comes a promising study by a Japanese tea...
New asthma research opposes current drug treatment, says UH prof
...independent scientist in the field also will be published in the print issue of PNAS in February.
The timely release of this study comes on the heels
of the FDA considering a renewed look at the use of long-acting beta agonist drugs (LABAs) at least those used alone, without a steroidal component ...
New dummy design and development wins US Department of Defense award
... 2 in Orlando, Fla., at the awards ceremony during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference.
The award comes on the heels
of a $4.9 million grant from the Global Human Body Models Consortium to the Center for Injury Biomechanics to conduct a study to produce a better unde...
UT Knoxville wins $16M NSF mathematics and biology center
...ersen, professor and head of biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, will be guiding graduate education activities.
This grant follows on the heels
of the NSF creation of the National Institute for Computational Sciences at UT Knoxville, a $65 million award to build and operate a supercomputer to ...
Senescence in liver cells is found by CSHL scientists to help limit acute tissue damage
...a sequence of events in living mice that can limit fibrosis, a natural response of the liver to acute damage.
The surprising finding follows on the heels
of experiments conducted by the same CSHL team last year linking senescence in liver cells with the organ's ability to fight off liver cancer, also ca...
Lionfish decimating tropical fish populations, threaten coral reefs
...coral reefs and disrupt the delicate ecological balance in which they exist, according to scientists from Oregon State University.
Following on the heels
of overfishing, sediment depositions, nitrate pollution in some areas, coral bleaching caused by global warming, and increasing ocean acidity caused b...
New source of heart stem cells discovered
...advance the hope of being able to regenerate injured heart tissue.
This finding, published online by the journal Nature on June 22, comes on the heels
of parallel cardiac stem cell discoveries in 2006, at both Children's and Massachusetts General Hospital. Then, the Children's team found that a speci...
Moores UCSD Cancer Center study links vitamin D, type 1 diabetes
...oores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. This association comes on the heels
of similar research findings by this same group regarding vitamin D levels and several major cancers.
In this new study, the researchers found tha...
Everything's coming up corals
...ifferences in these symbioses affect the ecology of corals, especially in relation to climate change.
These prestigious student awards come on the heels
of Bakers recent recognition as a 2008 Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation. Baker is helping to develop novel and groundbreaking techniques to enhance t...
Heels in Biological Technology
Junying Yu, Leading Stem Cell Researcher, Joins Cellular Dynamics International
...tiated cell types from virtually any genetic background."
Yu Leads iPS Cell Breakthroughs, Twice
Yu's addition to CDI comes on the heels
of her recent Science article , published online March 26, 2009, of her breakthrough research on vector-free iPS cells. Yu describes a methodolog...
Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste
...l Strauss Brewing Company to convert spent beer yeast into ethanol fuel for California residents and businesses alike. Today’s news comes on the heels
of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s June 4 press conference, where he unveiled the final production model of the revolutionary E-Fuel MicroFuele...
NeurogesX Provides U.S. Regulatory Update for Qutenza(TM)
...ay in the FDA's decision will be relatively short. We are optimistic that an FDA decision on our NDA may be available before the end of 2009. On the heels
of our European approval, we are optimistic about the potential for a near-term announcement of an EU commercial partnership and we look forward to th...
Marinus Pharmaceuticals Raises $20 Million in Series B Financing
...drugs to treat serious neurological and psychiatric disorders, today announced the close of a $20 million Series B financing. The funding comes on the heels
of the Company's recent announcement of positive Phase 2a data for ganaxolone as an adjunctive therapy in adults with partial onset seizures. The Seri...
Jina Ventures Advises Swiss Pharma Contract on Strategic Sale to Covance Inc
...ver the last 12 months, auctions continue to be an effective way to utilize global competitiveness to drive deal value and strategic fit.
On the heels
of this transaction, Jina Ventures is poised for major growth in 2009, targeting the close of a second life sciences M&A transaction by mid-year a...
New Genomatica Chemical Process Targets Ailing Ethanol Assets
... Genomatica's research proves these chemicals can be manufactured inside organisms using renewable feedstocks.
In the second half of 2008, on the heels
of its first breakthrough, 1,4-Butanediol ( BDO ), Genomatica targeted MEK and began development. By extensively leveraging unique capabilities of Gen...
Monsanto Executives to Discuss Company's Growth Drivers, Profit Goals at Investor Conferences in February
... ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On the heels
of a strong start to fiscal 2009, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON ) executives will explain to investors this month where the company sees its opportuni...
Watson's GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) Gel 10% Approved by FDA for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder
... first-line therapy for the treatment of OAB," said Paul Bisaro, Chief Executive Officer of Watson. He added, "With this approval, which comes on the heels
of the FDA approval of RAPAFLOTM (silodosin), a treatment for the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and the acceptance of the ...
P2R Associates Presented with Eight MarCom Awards for Client Strategic Communication Programs
...forts -- marketing, publications,
marketing/promotion, public service/pro-bono, creativity and
These awards come on the heels
of another coveted award presented to P2R
for its integrated strategic public relations and marketing communications
approach. Earlier this year, P2R...
Jatropha Sector Reality Check: Still Viable In Volatile Times? Upcoming Webcast Shares Latest Insights
... timely insights and critical information anticipated at the 16-17 February Jatropha World Asia 2009 conference in Kuala Lumpur.
Following on the heels
of the well received and successful Jatropha World 2008 conference series held in Jakarta, Miami, Fl., and Hamburg respectively, this 2-day symposium ...
Heels in Biological Definition
...n fragmented internally by non-coding sequences called introns , which can be many times longer than the genes themselves. Introns are removed on the heels
of transcription by splicing . In the primary molecular sense they represent parts of a gene, however.
All the genes and intervening DNA together...
Heels in Biological Dictionary
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