Drive Against Malnutrition Among Children In MP Gets Kicked Off
Madhya Pradesh's drive against the malnutrition among the children gets kicked
off, with the government starting health fairs in villages where around 80,000 malnourished children will be weighed and provided nutrition diet. //
The month-long fairs, organised under the Bal Sanjivani Abhiyan (...
President's Council Announces Top 5 Winners of 2009 National President's Challenge
...nt's Challenge Web site at http://www.presidentschallenge.org/national_challenge/results.aspx .
The National President's Challenge, which kicked
off May 1, and concluded July 24, is an annual six-week program launched by the President's Council to encourage Americans to be more active. Partici...
Regence Wins Awards for Consumer Appeal to Transform Health Care
...ce campaign to bring consumer instinct and energy to bear on changing the health care system at every point of contact. The next phase of the campaign kicked
off this month with the launch of WhatsTheRealCost.org .
Regence is a leading health insurer in the Northwest / Mountain S...
The International Association of Fire Fighters and Masimo Team Up on a New Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Carbon Monoxide-Related Death and Injury Risks for Fire Fighters
...dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) and reducing known risk factors that unnecessarily kill and injure hundreds of fire fighters each year. The campaign, kicked
off at the biennial IAFF EMS Conference in Miami Beach, Florida, will feature actor Randolph Mantooth -- widely recognized as Los Angeles County fire ...
Parsippany Takes Top Honors in New Jersey's First-Ever Toxic Waistlines Contest
...and every individual which made the decision to do something to better their health."
The "Toxic Waistlines" contest was a 100-day challenge that kicked
off on March 1st, "National Nutrition Month," and ended on June 2nd, the beginning of "Great Outdoors Month." Sponsored by the National Strategies to ...
Supergoop! Award-Winning SPF 30 Sunscreen & Skin Protection Lotion Featured On The Today Show
... help those in need across the country, Doctor T's Supergoop! CEO & Founder, Holly Thaggard, jumped at the opportunity. Roker's goodwill road trip kicked
off in Los Angeles, CA and continued on to Portland, OR with Supergoop! SPF 30 on board.
Supergoop! is a skin-saving product made for preventativ...
(RED)ZONES Launch at First U2 360 Degrees Concert in Barcelona
... NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday night saw the launch of (RED)ZONES at the first U2 360 Degrees concert in Barcelona where U2 kicked
off their new tour to a rapturous sold out crowd of 90,000 fans.
(RED)ZONES are prime location areas directly adjacent to the stage which will b...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Ceremonially Signs Four Health Care Bills That Will Reduce Costs, Improve Access and Quality
...isagreement on substance.
"One of these bills will be the answer to the prayers of parents whose kids will be graduating from college and will be kicked
off their health insurance policies because they've reached the maximum age. Parents and kids are stressed because the kids are now uninsured and are ...
$11.5 Million in New Support to the Greater Grady Campaign
...rgia Power Company: $3 million
Cox Enterprises: $2.5 million
Georgia-Pacific: $1 million
The Greater Grady Campaign kicked
off in January 2009 following a generous $200 million lead gift from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation. With the $11.5 million donations, the Campaig...
NRPA Launches "Parks Build Community"
...ecreation and Park Association (NRPA) has a vision for America's urban parks. The NRPA is launching a model for urban park revitalization that will be kicked
off at DC's Marvin Gaye Park this summer. The model for this sustainable vision - called "Parks Build Community" - utilizes urban parks as a...
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ORNL, Southern Cal set sights on preventing blindness
... Energy's ORNL noted that this research builds upon the highly successful artificial retina project ( http://artificialretina.energy.gov/ ) officially kicked
off in 2004. For this project, Greenbaum and colleagues at ORNL are joined by Mark Humayun of the Doheny Eye Institute and Keck School of Medicine at ...
It's for the birds
...ke the hearts of avid birders go pitter-patter.
The BPP is joining efforts with the USA National Phenology Network (www.usanpn.org), which has just kicked
off a national program to recruit citizen scientists and professional researchers to monitor plant and animal life cycles, or phenology. The two effor...
Mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and cancer give clues to new therapies
..., which also highlighted the striking progress already made in understanding key common mechanisms underlying both disease categories.
The workshop kicked
off by considering one of the most important molecular processes common to a number of cancers and cardiovascular disease, involving the pathway known...
Caltech scientists engineer supersensitive receptor, gain better understanding of dopamine system
The receptor in question is found primarily on neurons that produce the neurotransmitter dopamine. When the receptor is kicked
into action by the presence of either nicotine or acetylcholine--two of the keys that fit its biochemical lock--the receptor prompts the neurons on wh...
IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones
... The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) kicked
off World Osteoporosis Day events today in Brussels. This year's theme of Stand Tall, Speak Out For Your Bones is a global call to take charge and imp...
New treatment boosts bone healing and regrowth
...mine (DF), which is designed to reduce iron overload, into injured mouse bones. They found DF triggered the growth of new blood vessels, which in turn kicked
off bone re-growth and healing.
In the study, bone density surrounding the injury more than doubled to 2.6 cubic millimeters in treated bones compa...
bioMETRX to Introduce New smartTOUCH(TM) Products in 2008
...-- bioMETRX, Inc. (OTC
Bulletin Board: BMRX) a leading developer of biometrically secured consumer
products, announced today that it is has officially kicked
of several new smartTOUCH(TM) products for the consumer travel and
residential markets expected to be available later this year.
Tiny dust particles from Asian deserts common over western United States
...some of them can be very large."
Fischer used two sets of data, gathered during March, April and May from 1998 through 2006, to correlate the dust kicked
up in storms over Asian deserts and the appearance of dust in air over the western United States. She looked at dust levels in the air columns directl...
ESA launches new project to protect biodiversity
...h the UN Convention on Biological Diversity to reduce significantly the current rate of biodiversity loss by 2010. To support this initiative, ESA has kicked
off its new DIVERSITY project.
Biodiversity, the variety of life including ecosystems, species, populations and genes, is of grave importance for su...
Microbes hitchhike across Atlantic on desert dust
...the potential to cause disease in plants or animals, may be finding their way from Africa to the Americas by hitchhiking on microscopic dust particles kicked
up by storms in the Sahara, according to research presented today at the 106th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in Orlando, Fl...
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Hoosiers Work for Health Highlights Impact of Medical Research and Innovation on Indiana Economy
...erving medical innovation. Co-chairs, former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson, and the President of the Pacers Sports & Entertainment Jim Morris, kicked
off the effort at the Indiana Statehouse.
Hoosiers Work for Health will highlight the importance of biopharmaceutical research and innovation o...
Edmonton's Technology Community: Using Social Media to Raise Awareness
Edmonton, AB (PRWEB) October 27, 2008 -- Edmontonians, a monthly business publication serving the Capital Region, recently kicked
off its Visionaries--Insight, Innovation, Ingenuity project with the goal of increasing awareness of advancements in the research, the technology an...
Delaware Man Spearheads Brain Tumor Awareness
...me(R), an awareness campaign in his home state this
Chris Grundner heads The Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation
and early this month kicked
off a $100,000 public awareness campaign
consisting of a website (http://www.GetYourHeadintheGame.org ), billboards, bus
signs and even a first-time ...
FDA Gets Knocked Out in Endotec, Inc. Ruling
...Mobile bearing ankle devices are used exclusively
outside the US, which means that US citizens must travel abroad for this
When the trial kicked
off in April 2008, the FDA came out brimming with
confidence but quickly was knocked flat in a Florida federal courtroom. To
the dismay of the FDA, Se...
Nanowires may boost solar cell efficiency, UC San Diego engineers say
... to highly efficient thin-film solar cells of the future.
Indium phosphide (InP) nanowires can serve as electron superhighways that carry electrons kicked
loose by photons of light directly to the devices electron-attracting electrode and this scenario could boost thin-film solar cell efficiency, accord...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).
...slightest traction, even with a better-than-expected finish," he
writes. "But by staking her claim on her preparation for the White House,
Clinton has kicked
off a fuller discussion on what constitutes real
qualifications. Experience usually counts for nothing in presidential
politics ... , but this time a ...
WTN Interview with Governor Doyle
...yle: We are definitely looking into it. It is a mix of law and technology and I'm not sure if anyone has found the right answer. The Do-Not-Call list kicked
around for a long time and really only just became effective. (Although the Federal government weakened it and I'm afraid thats going to happen in Wis...
Interview: WTN Gets Real with Appletons Brad Hansen - Dot-Com Experience helps Executive to Spot Trends
...able to do the entire series of layoffs very quickly in just a few hours. Everyone remaining knew the worst was over, knew they had job security, and kicked
into high gear right away.
WTN: Does anything good ever come out of a recession?
HANSEN: Absolutely. There is no point wasting a good recess...
Entrepreneurs Preview Liberating Technologies
... Scottsdale, Ariz. -- The DEMO 2004 Conference kicked
off today with a high level of energy and enthusiasm among the 600 attendees who traveled to Scottsdale for this event which is serving as a launching...
Why you should never name your company after a fruit
...ogical expedition, this should be a big lesson and a serious warning. Look out, the serpent cometh your way. Sooner or later, the fruit basket will be kicked
and legal fights will start. Watch out for the tumbling of corporate brand identities the likes of Oranges, Pineapples, Apricots, Cherries and Peaches...