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U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Major League Soccer Kick-Off Partnership to Save Children's Lives

Initiative Encourages Youth Soccer Players to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced their partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) to create a soccer-focused community outreach program to involv...

National League of Cities Commends President and Congress on Work Towards Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of America's cities and towns, National League of Cities President Kathleen Novak, mayor, Northglenn, Colo., commends President Barack Obama, the House of Representatives, and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Commi...

Minor League Baseball Teams Aim to Strike Out Cancer

Baseball Fans and Players Stroll the Bases in Honor of Loved Ones Touched by Cancer PHILADELPHIA, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball fans throughout the Mid-Atlantic States can be part of the second annual Strike Out Cancer Now Tour presented by Cancer Treatment Centers of America(R) (CTCA). St...

ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Studies to be Featured at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress

- Results of Phase III clinical studies highlight benefits of ACTEMRA as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis - NUTLEY, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced that oral and poster presentations highlighting results from the extensive multi-national ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) clinica...

Minor league hockey players unable to identify concussion symptoms, study says

TORONTO, Ont., May 28, 2009 When Chicago Blackhawk's leading scorer Martin Havlat returned to the ice for game four of the Western Conference Final after sustaining a concussion only two days earlier, questions were raised surrounding his swift return. According to a new study by St. Michael's Ho...

Is Bailout of Major League Baseball Next? Book Explains How Baseball Like Big Businesses Will Fail

PHILADELPHIA, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League Baseball (MLB) has set up the next generation of superstar players to mask legal but banned substances for multi-million dollar opportunities, setting the stage for the destruction of the game as we know it. Sports team management consultant Paul Ma...

Animal Shelters Worldwide Join North Shore Animal League America and Spokesperson Cesar Millan for 15th Annual Pet Adoptathon(R) 2009

World-Famous Dog Expert to Welcome Adopters at Opening Ceremonies PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, more than 2,000 animal shelters worldwide will join North Shore Animal League America for Pet Adoptathon(R) 2009, helping to save ...

Mayo clinic: Retired national football league linemen have high incidence of sleep apnea

ORLANDO, Fla. - Sleep disordered breathing, also known as sleep apnea, is highly prevalent among retired National Football League (NFL) players, and particularly in linemen, according to Mayo Clinic research. This study, involving 167 players, adds to the growing body of research examining the rel...

2008 National League MVP Albert Pujols Teams with ADA's Give Kids A Smile

Stars in public service announcements to improve dental access for underserved children CHICAGO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Albert Pujols, National League Baseball's 2008 Most Valuable Player and St. Louis Cardinal first baseman, is starring in several American Dental Association (ADA...

American Life League Statement on Pelosi's State-Enforced War on Preborn Babies

Calls For Needed Enforcement of Canon 915; Withholding Eucharist From Pro-Abortion Catholic Pelosi WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League executive director Shaun Kenney issued the following statement today regarding Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's intervie...
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Mayo Clinic: Retired National Football League Linemen Have High Incidence of Sleep Apnea

ORLANDO, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sleep disordered breathing, also known as sleep apnea, is highly prevalent among retired National Football League (NFL) players, and particularly in linemen, according to Mayo Clinic research. This study, involving 167 players, adds to the growi...

Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Acceptance of Two Gout-Related Abstracts for Poster Presentation at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2007 Annual Congress

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2007 - Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) announced today that two abstracts exploring Phase 2 Puricase(R) (PEG-uricase) data and quality of life in treatment-failure gout patients will be presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (E...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...e stable doses of methotrexate, sulfasalazine and/or hydroxychloroquine if receiving them at baseline. These data were presented at the 2009 European league Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress. Findings from the GO limumab A fter F ormer anti-TNF T herapy E valuated in R A (GO-AFTER) st...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...dylitis (AS). Investigators reported these new data from the long term treatment extensions of the GO-REVEAL and GO-RAISE trials at the 2009 European league Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress. In the Go limumab - A R andomized EV aluation of Safety and E fficacy in Subjects with Psoriati...

Data Demonstrated ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Inhibited Progression of Structural Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...uctural joint damage compared with patients treated with methotrexate alone. These data will be presented at the 10th Annual Congress of the European league Against Rheumatism (EULAR) in Copenhagen, Denmark, along with additional studies that support the use of ACTEMRA as a long-term treatment option for p...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

...ter this year. Stand Up To Cancer Garners Broad Support Major league Baseball was the first major donor to contribute to Stand Up To Cancer. "B...egral part of our country's heritage, and it has been a privilege for Major league Baseball to join the Stand Up To Cancer community to help fight a disease t...

Two-Year Data Reinforce Effect of ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) in Inhibiting Progression of Joint Damage and Improving Physical Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...t a future international scientific meeting. One-year LITHE data have been accepted for presentation at the 10th Annual Congress of the European league Against Rheumatism (EULAR), which will take place June 10-13, 2009, in Copenhagen, Denmark. About the LITHE Study The LITHE study was a thr...

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Provides Clinical Pipeline Update and Reports 2009 First Quarter Results

...combination with methotrexate, and no drug-drug interactions were observed. In addition, Lexicon will present Phase 1 data for LX2931 at the European league Against Rheumatism (EULAR) annual meeting on June 13, 2009. Lexicon continues to enroll patients in a Phase 2a clinical trial of its LX1031...

Elbow Ligament Reconstruction Appears Not to Affect Future Professional Advancement in Baseball

...ciety of Sports Medicine Specialty Day in Las Vegas suggests that elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction prior to selection in the Major league Baseball (MLB) draft does not increase the risk of future injury or affect the rate of professional advancement. "Our study showed no statistical...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

...oke. About Tedy Bruschi Coming off the success of winning his 3rd league championship and playing in the annual league all-star game in February of 2005, Tedy unexpectedly experienced a stroke. ...
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Rheumatism

...online English dictionary and ... rheumatism ... rheumatism - a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of ... EULAR - The European league Against Rheumatism . BBC "Your Health" website on Arthritis and Rheumatism . e-medicine article on Non-Articular Rheumatism ... ...

Parenting

...ld or children, especially the care, love, and guidance given by a ... Parenting : Influence on Child's Educational Aspirations ... Child Welfare league of America (CWLA) is the nations oldest and largest organization devoted entirely to the well-being of America's vulnerable children and their ... ...

Osgood

... Christopher John Osgood is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey league (NHL). He spent the first part of his career with Detroit, and then played for the New York... Osgood is a village in Darke County, Ohio, Unit...

Malnutrition

...Intolerance, Language Delay, Language Development, Language Disorders, Laxatives, Lead Poisoning, Learning Disorders, Leukemias, ... Child Welfare league of America (CWLA) is the nations oldest and largest organization devoted ... Malnutrition is associated with over half of those deaths. ... Opti...

Hypertension

...ure of ... Hypertension is rapidly increasing and relatively neglected problem in Nepal. ... The Society became a member of World Hypertension league in September 2004. ... A woman's blood pressure needs to be monitored during pregnancy. ... Chronic hypertension is high blood pressure that...

Febrile convulsions

...or convulsions in infants and toddlers. ... Febrile seizures. Related concepts: Febrile convulsions . Introduction: ... The International league Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is the worlds preeminent association of physicians and other ... About 75% of febrile convulsions are "simple. ... Abo...

Breast-feeding mothers

...pport for breastfeeding mothers . Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1999, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001141. ... ... Catholic Nursing Mothers league provides encouragement and support for breastfeeding within the ... 4) To support breastfeeding mothers who use natural ... Converse with n...
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Rutgers research tackles childhood epilepsy

...cts of heavy medication. They may also suffer consequences from having parts of their brains removed during surgery. According to the International league Against Epilepsy (ILAE), approximately 45 percent of the pediatric epilepsy surgery cases (patients under age 18) are due to cortical dysplasia. A sta...

Penn biologists demonstrate that size matters... in snail shells

...School of Arts and Sciences. "Imagine that much change in the height of humans occurring between 1915 and 2007. In 1915, the height of the average Ivy league man was 5 feet 9 inches. A 23 percent increase would now make the average height slightly over 7 feet. If Penn had a baseball squad that averaged 7 fe...

Internationally acclaimed researcher joins UH faculty thanks to $5.5 million grant

...n our faculty as a key leader in our biomedical initiative," said Renu Khator, president of UH and chancellor of the UH System. "He was courted by Ivy league institutions and determined the University of Houston offered the best opportunity to advance his research. He will play an important role in our ques...

Replacing the coach doesn't solve problems

... when it is done. This is the conclusion of a study from Mid Sweden University about hiring and firing coaches in the Swedish Elite Series ice-hockey league during the period 1975/76-2005/06. Despite this fact, coaches are nevertheless very publicly fired. The study shows that it is a mistake to replace ...

Let the cat keep chasing the mouse

...forms the scientific basis for a network of forest corridors that BUND, the league for the Environment and Nature Conservation Germany (the German Branch of F... Plans for a nationwide net of migration corridors On behalf of the league for the Environment and Nature Conservation Germany (BUND), Nina Klar has t...

Study finds pitching mound height affects throwing motion, injury risk

... A study involving several Major league Baseball pitchers indicates that the height of the...ad team physician for the Milwaukee Brewers. Major league Baseball funded the study in an effort to help pre... Winter Meetings at the joint session of the Major league Baseball Team Physicians Association and Professio...

Palm Beach County wants to establish a Max Planck Institute in Florida

...te. With the recent addition of Scripps, and now perhaps also the Max Planck Society, the State of Florida aims to quickly gain a place in the premier league of the world's biotechnology hubs. The state hopes to attract yet further internationally renowned research institutes and biotech companies to its em...

Warning from Asian bees

... commercially and will attack Australian bees and rob their hives. Compared to the home breed, Apis mellifera, the intruders are nowhere near the same league in the volume of honey they produce. In the recent experience of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, they could become a serious pest, not ...

The effects of smoking on fractures and ligament injuries

...and smoking has been shown to impair soft tissue wound healing. Two new studies, funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Football league Charities, examined the effects of smoking on fractures and ligament healing in mice and found that healing of both types of injury was delayed. The s...

Ozone recovering, but unlikely to stabilize at pre-1980 levels, says study

... When given extra shots of the plant steroid brassinolide, plants "pump up" like major league baseball players do on steroids. Tracing brassinolide's signal deep into the cell's nucleus, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies ...
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Tech Digest: Johnson Controls, Urban League

Johnson Controls to sell French engine electronics business Milwaukee Johnson Controls plans to sell its engine electronics business to Valeo, a French company that will pay approximately 330 million Euros, or $430 million in today's dollars. The business is headquartered in Pontoise, Franc...

FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season

...ign, FluMist has become an official sponsor of WPS, the world's premier women's professional soccer league, working with real-life soccer moms and the league to reach families during flu vaccination season, including back-to-school visits. "Our 'Don't Play with the Flu' efforts are directed toward ...

Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th

...nt of therapeutics for this debilitating disease. Corey's attendance at the Giants' and Angels' games coincides with the culmination of Major league Baseball's "4ALS Awareness" campaign. MLB is working with four leading organizations -- The ALS Association, ALS TDI, Augie's Quest (the Muscular Dys...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Positive Long-Term Data for BENLYSTA(TM) (Formerly LymphoStat-B(R)) in Patients With Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...with serologically active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The results were presented today in Copenhagen at the 2009 Congress of the European league Against Rheumatism (EULAR). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO ) "Based on the results presented at EULAR 20...

New Survey Reveals That More Than Half of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe and Canada Feel Their Disease Controls Their Lives

...toid Arthritis Despite Current Treatment; Findings Unveiled at the European league Against Rheumatism Annual Congress of Rheumatology COPENHAGEN, Denmark...e survey results were accepted for poster presentation at the 2009 European league Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress of Rheumatology in Copenhagen. ...

Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States

... become part of a larger effort organized by Major league Baseball (MLB) to integrate awareness activities i...ss of Lou Gehrig's disease and outlining how Major league Baseball could help. Major league Baseball's response was immediate and, the 4ALS Aw...

Axial Biotech Wins 2009 Innovation Award for Biotechnology

...ogy category include the 2004 winner, ARUP Laboratories, a leading national diagnostic reference laboratory. To have Axial Biotech viewed in this same league represents an important accomplishment for our company." John Climaco, CEO and President of Axial Biotech, said, "I am pleased that the distingui...

LaVoie Group Selected by Vaccine Developer, Profectus BioSciences, as Agency of Record

...Agile Therapeutics. In March 2009, LaVoie Group was awarded the coveted 2008 Impact Award for "Best Industry-Exclusive Agency," sponsored by the league of American Communications Professionals (LACP). LaVoie Group is ranked by O'Dwyer's PR Report as one of the leading independent healthcare PR firms i...

LaVoie Group Adds Bio-Surgery Company, Pegasus Biologics, to Its Life Sciences Agency Roster

...Agile Therapeutics. In March 2009, LaVoie Group was awarded the coveted 2008 Impact Award for "Best Industry-Exclusive Agency," sponsored by the league of American Communications Professionals (LACP). LaVoie Group is ranked by O'Dwyer's PR Report as one of the leading independent healthcare PR firms i...

Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory

... to Eye". Dr. Rapoza is an avid sailor and is a captain licensed by the United States Coast Guard. He is a strong supporter of the Animal Rescue league of Boston with a particular interest in dog rescue and animal welfare. "Dr. Rapoza meets all of the inclusion criteria used by Trusted Lasik ...
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Transition

...The Transition , the failed military experiment in John Birmingham's trilogy Axis ... A transition tag is a tool used by National Football league teams to retain unrestricted free agents. It guarantees the original club the right of first refusal to match any offer the player may make with anoth...

Responsiveness

...sheet on cultural responsiveness in family services ... Cultural responsiveness is being aware of, and capable of functioning in, the ... ... league (ADL) welcomed the responsiveness of MoveOn.org Political Action ... is pleased with Mr. Pariser's responsiveness to our concerns and believes the...
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