70th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig's Farewell Speech: The ALS Association Launches the 'Covering All the Bases Hitting Challenge'
The ALS Association's is launching the 'Covering All the Bases® Hitting
Challenge' during Major League Baseball's '4ALS Awareness' charitable initiative that commemorates the 70th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's famous 'Luckiest Man' farewell speech as he battled the disease that ultimately took ...
Test quickly assesses whether Alzheimer's drugs are hitting their target
A test developed by physician-scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may help assess more quickly the ability of Alzheimer's drugs to affect one of the possible underlying causes of Alzheimer's disease in humans, accelerating the development of new treatments.
Study by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Confirms Training With Vision Software Enhances Hitting Skills
Safe Choice to Performance-Enhancing Drugs Study Examines Vizual Edge Performance Trainer(TM)
VERNON HILLS, Ill. and CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A
recent study conducted by a research team of professors from Texas
A&M-Corpus Christi's Kinesiology Depar...
New nanotech products hitting the market at the rate of 3-4 per week
WASHINGTON New nanotechnology consumer products are coming on the market at the rate of 3-4 per week, a finding based on the latest update to the nanotechnology consumer product inventory maintained by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN).
One of the new items among the more than 60...
Getting Beach Ready Calls for More Than Hitting the Gym
More Women and Men Use Downtime in the Spring to Receive Cosmetic Surgery
CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer months approach, so
does the desire to look good in that swimsuit. Many Americans these days
are choosing to receive cosmetic surgery in early spring in order to ready
Marlo Thomas and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Announce Hitting The 50-Partner Milestone as They Kick Off the Fourth Annual Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign Which Asks America to Support St. Jude While Shopping This Holiday Season
2007 Campaign highlighted by new partnership with the NFL TV Spots featuring Jennifer Aniston, Bernie Mac, Robin Williams, Ray
Romano, Antonio Banderas, New Orleans Saints' Reggie Bush and Marlo Thomas will also launch in support of campaign
NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswir...
Tea Pill, Tea Cola Hitting Markets Soon
One no longer has to buy a bottle of mineral water or coke when thirsty; instead get a can of Tea Cola, a proven health drink. And if one is in a hurry but still in the mood for a cup of tea , just pop a tea pill and get refreshed.
Indian scientists who have developed the exotic health drin...
Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New Jersey Workers Hurt by Recession
...ew Jersey residents access information on programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. With the state's unemployment rate now hitting
8.8 percent -- compared to 5.1% a year ago -- the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) bus tour is raising awareness of patient assistance pr...
Senokot(R) Tablets Undergo a Natural Makeover
...commending to consumers to treat occasional constipation associated with diet or lifestyle.
The new Senokot(R) and Senokot-S(R) Tablets will be hitting
the shelves in the fall, joining the other Purdue Laxative brands, including Colace (R) Capsules and Peri-Colace(R) Tablets and rounding out the compa...
Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?
...ng with or caring for children younger than six months of age before administering vaccines to the general population.
The message seems to be hitting
home because according to a StateHealthFacts.org report, 81 percent of Georgia's children, ages 19 to 35 months, were immunized in 2007, compared to t...
Hitting in Medical Technology
Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science
...ard has narrower keys designed specifically for performers with smaller hands.
"We're measuring hand size, hand position and how hard they're hitting
the keys," Patterson said. "Our technology will give us a thorough motion analysis as [the student subject] plays. There are 30 students, and we're ga...
Enrollment in Delcath's Pivotal Phase III Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trial Achieves Seventy-Five Percent Accrual
...System(TM). Our effort to expand the trial to leading cancer centers has produced the accelerated pace that delivers this milestone just months after hitting
50% accrual and we look forward to completing enrollment this year. The clinical data for the first 69 patients will be submitted to the Data Safety M...
Bayer Announces New Data on Novel Anti-cancer Compound BAY 73-4506
...eting angiogenic, stromal and oncogenic receptor tyrosine kinases (TK). In preclinical studies, BAY 73-4506 has been shown to inhibit tumor growth by hitting
targets along a spectrum of angiogenic pathways, including VEGFR and TIE2. BAY 73-4506 has also been shown in preclinical studies to prevent the prol...
Chuck Panozzo, Founder of Rock Band Styx, Joins GeoVax Labs, Inc. as an Advocate for Its HIV/AIDS Vaccine
...been diagnosed HIV positive in 1991, and having lost many relatives and friends to HIV/AIDS over the years, I found Dr. Robinson's quest for a vaccine hitting
very close to home."
"Being involved in AIDS research and my commitment to equal rights, are two very important matters to me. Through my role w...
Data Show Aerovance's Aerovant(TM) Inhalation Powder is Well Tolerated in Asthma Patients
...tion and dose level. Using blood concentrations as a
surrogate measure of lung dose, the PK data estimate a 3.2-mg dose to the
lung was achieved, thus hitting
the 3-mg targeted dose. Typical changes in
FEV1 over a 24-hour period were less than or equal to 10%.
Aerovant is a recombinant human IL-4 variant t...
STAR Cranial Centers of Excellence Offer Cutting-Edge Treatment to Dallas Area Children
... the helmet protected him from a
lot of falls. I cannot see him easily, so I have to develop my ear to know
what he is doing. I could hear that helmet hitting
everywhere. I am sure
that helmet saved him a lot!" she laughed.
After wearing the STARband helmet for about six months and visiting
Faso every othe...
Hitting in Medical Products
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customers with "hidden charges", there are no surprises with ACC... the prices we charge are among the lowest in the industry. 1.33% and 29 cent per ...
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Hitting in Medical Dictionary
Poison Control Centers
... 1-800-222-1222 (Voice/TTY) 24 hours a day • 7 days a week ... Sanford Poison Center • Sanford Health USD Medical Center ... Hi all - we are hitting
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...cial Real Estate News ... Events. PBC Kick-off Retreat. August 24-28 2009 ... Welcome to PBC ... What do students at PBC do when they're not hitting
the books? ... Home / Friends / Games / Print / Find / Parents & Teachers / Need Help? Visit POSTCARDS FROM BUSTER ... All characters and unde...
...s; ... The fifth metacarpal is the bone in the hand that attaches to the pinky finger. ... A fifth metacarpal fracture usually occurs from hitting
a hard object with ... Medacarpal Fracture causes, symptoms and treatment options found here. ... That is why a 5th metacarpal fracture is c...
...icial site for the off-beat lo-fi pop band from Omaha. Features biography, discography, and reviews. Faint music video by Linkin Park ... is hitting
the road again next month with the Faint , who will also back him. ... The Faint will be pulling double duty throughout the entire tour, playing th...
Hitting in Biological News
How your body clock avoids hitting the snooze button
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered a new part of the mechanism which allows our bodyclocks to reset themselves on a molecular level.
Circadian clocks regulate the daily fluctuations of many physiological and behavioural aspects in life, and are synchronised with o...
Why the swamp sparrow is hitting the high notes
CORAL GABLES, FL (January 09, 2008)--Birdsongs are used extensively as models for animal signaling and human speech, offering a glimpse of how our own communicating abilities developed. A new study by Adrienne DuBois, a graduate student at the University of Miami (UM) College of Arts and Sciences ...
Symposium to discuss geoengineering to fight climate change at the ESA Annual Meeting
...violet radiation reaching the Earth's surface.
"An increase in ozone depletion over the Arctic could lead to dangerous levels of ultraviolet light hitting
the Earth's surface," she says. "In this case, the recovery of the ozone hole over the Antarctic could be delayed by decades."
Another large-scale ...
Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source
...cause even a particle bigger than the sample protein or virus bigger than the stream of liquid itself can still fly through the glass nozzle without hitting
the walls and getting stuck.
The frequency at which the droplets emerge can be controlled by an oscillator the researchers call an "acoustic trigg...
Clinical trial shows quadriplegics can operate powered wheelchair with tongue drive system
...uter mouse left and right. Using these commands, each subject played a computer game that required moving a paddle horizontally to prevent a ball from hitting
the bottom of the screen.
After adding two more commands to their repertoire -- up and down -- the subjects were asked to move the mouse cursor th...
Nonstick and laser-safe gold aids laser trapping of biomolecules
Moreover, the gold nanoposts were small enoughwith diameters of 100 to 500 nanometers and a height of 20 nanometersthat the scientists could avoid hitting
the posts directly with lasers. Like oil and water, traditionally laser tweezers and gold dont mix. By making very small islands of gold, we positione...
Changing climate likely to make 'super weed' even more powerful
... scientists found that the gallic acid released by Phragmites is degraded by ultraviolet light to produce another toxin, mesoxalic acid, effectively hitting
susceptible plants and seedlings with a double-whammy.
The mesoxalic acid triggers a similar "cellular death cascade" in victim plants as gallic ac...
Caltech scientists reveal how neuronal activity is timed in brain's memory-making circuits
... that neuronal activity indeed sweeps across the hippocampus in a wave, with its peak appearing in one region, then another, then another, rather than hitting
the entire hippocampus in one synchronized pulse.
"This changes our notion of how spatial information is represented in the rat brain," notes Lubeno...
NASA uses satellite to unearth innovation in crop forecasting
...ood Program, putting the world's 1 billion poorest people most at risk. Prices for wheat, rice, and corn have more than doubled in the last 24 months, hitting
countries like Haiti, Bangladesh, and Burkina Faso the hardest. And the U.S. is not unaffected -- drought in 2008 led to an estimated $1.1 billion in ...
A little java makes it easier to jive, researcher says
...ersity of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Robert Motl routinely met his teammates at a coffee shop to fuel up on caffeine prior to hitting
the pavement on long-distance training rides.
"The notion was that caffeine was helping us train harder to push ourselves a little harder," he sai...
Hitting in Biological Technology
Researchers putting a freeze on oscillator vibrations
... diameter, about the size of a human hair.
A combination of cryogenic pre-cooling of the sphere to 1.4 Kelvin (minus 457.15 degrees Fahrenheit) and hitting
the sphere's outer surface with a laser allowed researchers to extract energy from the mechanical oscillator and lower the level of phonon excitations...
The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum
... sciences economy by enabling the commercialization of promising life sciences technologies through its Investment and Executive Programs.
our $10 million investment milestone in the spring of 2008, we have continued to prime the commercialization pipeline and have made 25 additional inve...
Clemson scientists put a (nano) spring in their step
...more complex every year. It turns out that fragility is the price for miniaturization, especially when it comes to small devices, such as cell phones, hitting
the floor. Wouldn't it be great if they bounced instead of cracked when dropped?
A team of Clemson University researchers, led by Apparao Rao, prof...
Purdue leads center to simulate behavior of micro-electromechanical systems
... the device.
Researchers in the center will create a simulation system called MEMOSA to accurately model the devices. The metal membrane constantly hitting
the contact forms cracks and defects. Whereas the defects are formed in regions a few hundred nanometers long, components in the device are 100 times ...
Mission critical for carbon management
...imate change technologies. Analyses make it clear that to reduce carbon dioxide to levels at which warming ceases, we need to stop carbon dioxide from hitting
the air -- as soon as possible. Tapering usage is one way, but we can't give up our gas-powered cars overnight -- instead we need to take the long vie...
Pharmaceutical Budget and Staffing: Powerful New Metrics-Based Study
...re/ -- Falling stock prices,
devaluing dollar, soaring gas prices, and the slumping real estate market
are just a few of the symptoms of the recession hitting
the U.S. economy.
While a recession will impact all industries, it may have a deeper impact
on pharma and biotech companies as they have already been ...
ThermoGenesis Corp. Reports 48 Percent Growth in Second Quarter Revenues Year Over Year
...oup at the University of California,
Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.
"We are making meaningful progress across our entire business, as well
key milestones in our regenerative medicine strategy. We remain
optimistic about our long-term prospects and the value of our technology to
Germany Hosts World Leading Medical Industry Fair
...estic sales in the German medical devices industry
brought in EUR15.9 billion, an increase of 8.1% over the previous year.
Export sales also increased hitting
a total of EUR10.2 billion in 2006-an
improvement of 11.1% over the previous year and moving Germany's rank to
second in medical devices exports. The...
Genaera Corporation Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
...etes and obesity, progressed
and remain on track with plan. Positive interim Phase 1 trodusquemine data
announced in the quarter is another example of hitting
said Jack Armstrong, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We continue to
focus internal resources on the MSI-1436 program while...
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