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RadioShack Partners With Seven-Time Tour de France Winner Lance Armstrong to Form New Cycling Team in 2010

FORT WORTH, Texas and AUSTIN, Texas, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH ) is proud to announce a partnership with seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong to form a new American Pro-Tour cycling team. Beginning in 2010, Lance Armstrong wil...

Statement by Lance Armstrong Regarding Global Cancer Fight and His Return to Professional Cycling

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor, founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) and cycling champion, released the following statement regarding his return to professional sports: "I am happy to announce that after talking with my ...

Jenny McCarthy and Lance Armstrong Top Celebrity List to Raise Funds for Autism

Talk About Curing Autism to Host Southern California Celebrity Gala COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jenny McCarthy, actress, comedian and model will co-host a major fundraiser to benefit families affected by autism with Lance Armstrong, seven-time Tour de France champio...

Statement by Lance Armstrong on Cancer Diagnosis of Senator Kennedy

AUSTIN, Texas, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lance Armstrong Foundation today released the following statement by its founder and chairman regarding Senator Ted Kennedy's brain cancer diagnosis: "We learned today that Senator Kennedy, a champion for healthcare and a tireless warrior in the batt...

Dr. Lance H. Brown President-Elect of Dermatologic Society of Greater New York Fights Misconceptions About Sun Protection and Skin Care in Support of Skin Cancer Awareness Month - May

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Skin Cancer Foundation: Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. More than 1 million skin cancers are diagnosed annually. One in five Americans and one in three Caucasians will develop skin cancer in their...

10 Cities to Participate in Live Well! Life Beyond Cancer Program Sponsored by The Wellness Community and the Lance Armstrong Foundation

Program Helps Cancer Survivors Make Transition from Treatment to Post-Treatment WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten cities will participate in a new program developed by The Wellness Community (TWC) and the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) to help cancer surv...

Sallie Mae Employees Receive Award for Largest National Team at Lance Armstrong Foundation Fundraising Events

RESTON, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sallie Mae employees were recognized by the Lance Armstrong Foundation with the National Team Messenger Award for fielding the largest team at the LiveStrong Challenge, a cycling and running/walking fundraising series of events held around the cou...

Keeping a Healthy Holiday Balance

Simple ways to enjoy the feast without overdoing it WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Ready, set, eat. On Thanksgiving Day, the average American will consume 3,000 calories and 229 grams of fat at the average holiday feast, according to a tally provided by the American Council...

Sanofi-Aventis Recognized for Workplace Efforts to Prevent Cancer

...GNA, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Duke Medicine, Edelman, Enzon Pharmaceuticals, GHI, GlaxoSmithKline, Jenner & Block, Johnson & Johnson, The lance Armstrong Foundation, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, Minot State University, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Res...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

...d injury research programs. Legend and Honoree Alumni include Michael Jordan , Muhammad Ali , Jack Nicklaus , Mickey Mantle , Wayne Gretzky , lance Armstrong , John Elway , Helio Castroneves , Earvin "Magic" Johnson , Joe DiMaggio, Dan Marino , Tommy Lee Jones, Mark Messier, Richard "Goose"...

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Lance in Medical Technology

Theranostics Health Announces Involvement with Major Academic Medical Center in Study Funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)

...he biomarker profile of each patient's disease specimen. The technology, developed by the company's scientific co-founders, Drs. Emanuel Petricoin and lance Liotta, was first published in 2001 and in the past 2 years has been used in studies published in more than 50 peer-reviewed journals and presentation...

ePharmaSolutions' Clinical Trial Investigator Portal Wins Bio-IT World 2009 Best Practice Award

...thrilled that our application is recognized as the most innovative clinical trial management solution by such a distinguished panel of judges," stated lance Converse, Founder and CEO of ePharmaSolutions. "We have worked exceptionally hard to develop solutions that help solve some of the industries biggest...

Theranostics Health Receives Green Light to Perform Clinical Testing

...ach individual patient, providing safer and more effective therapies. The technology, invented by the company's co-founders Drs. Emanuel Petricoin and lance Liotta, was first published by them in 2001, has been featured in over 50 peer- reviewed publications and 20 scientific presentations within the past ...

Microwave Treatments for Enlarged Prostate Cause Blood Pressure Surges

...more than 70 mm Hg. "Men who are candidates for this minimally invasive microwave therapy tend also to be at higher risk for cardiac events," says lance Mynderse, M.D., the Mayo Clinic urologist who authored the study. "Blood pressure surges of the magnitude identified in this study are troubling side ...

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Researchers Explain Effects of Large-Scale, Universal MRSA Surveillance Program That Supports Expanded Intervention

...always to reduce the risk of MRSA infection to patients cared for by ENH. We achieved all our benchmarks by the end of the program's first year," said lance R. Peterson, MD, FASCP, Epidemiologist and a founder of the MRSA program at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. "The program we began in August of 2005 ...

DOR BioPharma Announces Publication Describing Results of Its Multivalent Botulinum Toxin Vaccine BT-VACC

... and reaching peripheral nerves. BT-VACC™ originated from the work of lance Simpson, PhD, and has been exclusively licensed from Jefferson Medical Coll...nse countermeasures." "These results are valuable for two reasons," added lance L. Simpson, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Resea...

DOR BioPharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for Its Oral Multivalent Botulinum Toxin Vaccine BT-VACC

...tions from Thomas Jefferson University. Both the newly issued European patent and the formerly issued United States patent stem from the work of Dr. lance Simpson at Thomas Jefferson University demonstrating that mutated forms of botulinum toxin can be administered orally to induce protective immunity to...

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Lance in Biological News

Flies may spread drug-resistant bacteria from poultry operations

... Additional authors of "Antibiotic-resistant enterococci and staphylococci isolated from flies collected near confined poultry feeding operations" are lance Price, Sean Evans and Thaddeaus Graczyk. The study is published in the April 2009 issue of Science of the Total Environment . The research was fun...

Oklahoma EPSCoR receives $20 million for biofuels research

... funding supports a collaborative project led by Dr. Ray Huhnke, director of the Biobased Products and Energy Center at Oklahoma State University; Dr. lance Lobban, director of the School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering at the University of Oklahoma; and Dr. Kirankumar Mysore, associate p...

New research reveals shark superhighways and hotspots

...arks are getting snuffed out from longliners that target tunas and swordfish, while deep sea sharks are caught in bottom trawls and gillnets, explains lance Morgan, a marine scientist from the Marine Conservation Biology Institute and organizer of the AAAS session. Sharks have nowhere left to hide in an oc...

Poultry workers at increased risk of carrying antibiotic-resistant E. coli

...ves. The use of antimicrobials in industrial food production has been going on for over 50 years in the United States, said the studys lead author, lance B. Price, who serves on the research faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, and is a scientific advisor to t...

Safeway Inc. and PCF to fund landmark prostate cancer research collaboration

...vation and review of scientific evidence by cancer researchers at Johns Hopkins that testicular cancer patients, like seven-time Tour de France winner lance Armstrong, have much higher rates of survival than others with different kinds of advanced cancer. Testicular cancer begins in the testes, which are a...

Condition of bluefin tuna in gulf of maine is declining

...The junk food hypothesis probes whether changes in diet from high-energy food like herring and mackerel to less energetic species like haddock or sand lance results in lower caloric intake. And evidence is mounting to support the hypothesis that bluefin migrations are far more complex than once thought and...

Breathing easy: When it comes to oxygen, a bug's life is full of it

...he symposium chairman. “They can shut down and survive for hours or days. They have a low metabolic rate and can close their spiracles. If you compare lance Armstrong, the bee and the hummingbird, the bee is the champion of oxygen delivery,?he said. But at the same time, insects can survive low levels of o...

Nature's process for nitrogen fixation caught in action

...ett M. Barney of Utah State, Dmitriy Lukoyanov and Tran-Chin Yang of Northwestern, Dennis Dean at Virginia Tech, Brian M. Hoffman of Northwestern, and lance C. Seefeldt of Utah State. Dean, director of the Fralin Biotechnology Center at Virginia Tech, performed the genetics and molecular biology. The ...

New brain hormone puts brakes on reproduction

...he hypothalamus to turn off their production of GnRH. "Here, we have a novel neural pathway mediating the regulatory actions of sex steroids," said lance Kriegsfeld, UC Berkeley assistant professor of psychology. "This is an example of the reproductive system being fine tuned," said George Bentley, U...

Overfishing may drive endangered seabird to rely upon lower quality food

...utrition prey. In contrast, prior to breeding during cool ocean years, contemporary murrelets rely more upon krill and mid-level prey, such as sand lance and young rockfish, compared with their historic counterparts. The researchers found that while ocean temperature was important, the era when the b...

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Lance in Biological Technology

Board Certified Dermatologist and President-Elect of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, Dr. Lance H. Brown Takes His Comprehensive Practice to East Hampton, NY

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing increasing demand for a higher level of dermatologic treatment in the Hamptons, Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Lance H. Brown has expanded his Manhattan practice to include an office at 386 Montauk Highway in Wainscott. His telephone number there is 6...

Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer Initiative Expands to Help Cancer Patients Access Broad Spectrum of Cancer Resources and Services

... finish cities along the route. Additionally, the lance Armstrong Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer will j... Community, and it also has joined forces with the lance Armstrong Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer. Learn...edicines, visit www.amgen.com . About the lance Armstrong Foundation At the...

New Program Offers Breast Cancer Clinicians and Patients Support for Pre-Operative Clinical Assessment and Ongoing Surveillance of Lymphedema

... Hispanic/Latino, African American and Senior Outreach initiatives; Hematologic Cancer Education Program; ACS/PAF Partnership Program and the national lance Armstrong Foundation Livestrong SurvivorCare partnership. "While better treatment and earlier detection of breast cancer has extended survival...

Sigma-Aldrich Introduces MISSION(R) In VIVO QUALITY and iScale Oligos(TM) siRNA, a Superior Quality siRNA Designed for RNAi Research in Animal Models

... MISSION(R) In VIVO QUALITY siRNAs are used exclusively at BIOO Scientific(TM) for all of our internal in vivo formulation development programs," said lance Ford, Vice President of Research and Development at BIOO Scientific(TM) Corporation. "Most recently, we have used these siRNAs to with great success ...

deCODE genetics Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...r blog at http://www.decodeyou.com . Conference Call Information A conference call, during which deCODE President and CEO Kari Stefansson and CFO lance Thibault will discuss third quarter financial results and recent operating highlights, will be webcast tomorrow, Friday, November 7, at 8:00am US East...

Delaware Man Spearheads Brain Tumor Awareness

...ot fund research, as most brain tumor-oriented non-profit organizations do; instead it is dedicated to awareness. Grundner's story was a finalist in lance Armstrong's Livestrong Foundation's recent contest where he generated over 46,000 website views nationally. In early September, the Association of Fun...

deCODE genetics Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...ervice, at http://www.decodeme.com . Conference Call Information A conference call, during which deCODE President and CEO Kari Stefansson and CFO lance Thibault will discuss second quarter financial results and recent operating highlights, will be webcast tomorrow, Thursday, August 7, at 8:00am Easter...

deCODE genetics Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...ervice, at http://www.decodeme.com . Conference Call Information A conference call, during which deCODE President and CEO Kari Stefansson and CFO lance Thibault will discuss first quarter financial results and recent operating highlights, will be webcast tomorrow, Friday, May 2, at 8:00am Eastern Time...

One4One Campaign to Raise $1 Million to Improve Cervical Cancer Education and Resources

...alth Association, Black Women's Health Imperative, lance Armstrong Foundation, Gynecologic Cancer Foundatio...rch and training related to gynecologic cancers. lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) unites people through p...ed in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist lance Armstrong, the LAF has raised more than $250 milli...

Danong Chen appointed CEO of Theranostics Health

...ach individual patient, providing safer and more effective therapies. The technology, invented by the company's co-founders Drs. Emanuel Petricoin and lance Liotta, was first published by them in 2001, has been featured in over 50 peer-reviewed publications and 20 scientific presentations within the past 2...

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Lance in Biological Dictionary

Proteomics

...' proteomics ' carries with it the connection to genomics and the ... A fast-tracked paper on a possible new ovarian cancer screening tool by lance Liotta , M.D., Ph.D., National Cancer Institute (NCI), and Emanuel Petricoin, M.D. ... Agilent provides targeted proteomics solutions, with plug-...
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