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International Collaboration led by Dr. Pablo V. Gejman,Researcher At NorthShore University HealthSystem's Research Institute, Finds Genetic Association of Schizophrenia to Chromosome 6p Variant

The July 1, 2009 advance online edition of the journal Nature includes three companion papers describing the results of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is an elusive and severe psychiatric disorder that affects up to 70 million people worldwide. The causes o...

OptoElectronix Offers Lighting Manufacturers A Unique Integrated LED Light Engine With 1,000 Lumens Light Output

Thin, Low-Cost, 5x3-Inch Module Ideal for ADA-Compliant Wall Fixtures; One-Fourth the Power of Standard Incandescents SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- OptoElectronix today announced a unique LED-based lighting module that enables luminaire manufacturers to accelerate adoption of SSL ...

Michigan Among Top Three E-Prescribing States in the Nation, Led by Automotive Company Initiative

More than 3.1 million e-prescriptions written by doctors in Southeast Michigan e-prescribing Initiative in 2008 DETROIT, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to the results of a nationwide report on electronic prescribing (e-prescribing), the state of Michigan is now third in the...

Family Health International Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research Project Led by David Sokal, M.D.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., MAY 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Health International announced today that it has received a US$100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will support an innovative global health research project led b...

Lesson From the States: Lack of Cost Controls Derailed California Health Reform, Led to Budget Overruns and Unaffordable Policies in Massachusetts

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care reform failed in California last year, and Massachusetts faces budget overruns and out-of-pocket cost increases for patients under its health care law, because cost control was not part of state reform proposals, said Consumer Watchdog to...

Coordination Has Led to Quicker Heart Treatment

Experts urge establishment of more regional networks FRIDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- Better coordination between paramedics, emergency room staff and laboratory personnel has led to steady improvements in the time needed to restore blood flow to people having a severe heart attac...

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Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced promising data from a clinical study showing patient-specific cancer vaccines derived from patients' own cancer cells and immune cells were well tolerated and resulted in impressive lo...

Heart Patients More Likely to Adopt Healthy Habits in 3-Year Program Led by Cardiac Rehabilitation Experts, Mayo Clinic Research Shows

ROCHESTER, Minn., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People recovering from acute heart problems such as heart attack and heart surgery are more likely to develop habits to control heart attack risk factors when they meet regularly with cardiac "disease managers," according to researchers at Ma...

An Investigational Study Released at ADA Showed that Initial Combination Therapy with Januvia (sitagliptin) and Metformin Led to Improvement in Markers of Beta Cell Function in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2007 - New data from an investigational study released at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 67th Annual Scientific Sessions showed that initial combination therapy with Januvia(TM) (sitagliptin) and metformin demonstrated significant improvement in markers of...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...USNewswire/ -- Regular yoga practice is associated with mindful eating, and people who eat mindfully are less likely to be obese, according to a study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The study was prompted by initial findings reported four years ago by Alan Kristal, D...

ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer

...ng organizations, military and government facilities, and major clinics. ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical & Experimental Pathology(R). Further information on ARUP Laboratories can be found at www.arup...

TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

...is study are not expected for several more years. Another KLRI study, appearing in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and led by Marc Blackman of the Washington DC VA Medical Center, tests the effects of growth hormone (GH) therapy, both combined with sex steroids and alone, ...

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FireFly LED Light System & SheerVision 2.5x Titanium-Frame Loupe Package

Description: The innovative & portable FireFly LED light offers superior illumination in a lightweight, go-anywhere design. With the new FireFly LED you'll get powerful, long-lasting illumination with unrestricted mobility to go whereever your practice demands. High center-beam brightness and hands-free operati...
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SheerVision FireFly LED Light System

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3S LED HeadLight

Description: Powerful LED Illumination The ultrabright and compact 3S LED HeadLight from HEINE for Powerful, coaxial illumination...
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FireFly Infinity Portable Headlight

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PSL Portable Slit Lamp

Description:... The PSL utilizes a high luminance white led (Light Emitting Diode) light source, coupled with a lightweight, compact design, to give you the freedom of using a slit lamp anywhere you want. The P...
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CHG Liquid

Description:... Chlorhexidine Gluconate, exceptionally persistent and broad spectrum antimicrobial properties have led to its recognition as the most effective agent available for surgical scrubbing, hand washing, patient pre-op prepping and skin wound cleansing....
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Vitamin C

...equired for the synthesis of collagen, an important structural ... vitamin C Ascorbic acid. Historically an inadequate intake of vitamin C led to scurvy , especially common among sailors unable to obtain fruits and Includes information on benefits and effects of deficiency, including sc...

Vertebrae

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Tick bites

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Thymus

...lly located inside the thymus , and can be calcified. ... Evidence that the thymus gland suffers extensive damage. during HIV infection has led to ... suggest that injecting thymus hormones can increase the numbers ... The thymus is responsible for the production of T-lymphocytes, as ....

Testis

..., Treatment Options & More ... Artificial testis implants are used to restore the normal appearance of the scrotum. ... the controversy that led to testis prostheses. being pulled off the ... The development of such gonad into a testis depends upon the presence of the Y ... However, ...

Temporal

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Study shows cancer vaccines led to long-term survival for patients with metastatic melanoma

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced promising data from a clinical study showing patient-specific cancer vaccines derived from patients' own cancer cells and immune cells were well tolerated and resulted in impressive long-term survival rates in patients with metastatic melanoma wh...

Peripheral nerve repair with fat precursor cells led to wider nerves and less muscle atrophy

Tampa, Fla. (June 16, 2009) To determine if guided fat (adipose) precursor cells (APCs) could improve nerve regeneration and functional recovery, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh (USA) used biodegradable nerve guides to transplant APCs into the injured peripheral nerves of laboratory r...

Study shows competition, not climate change, led to Neanderthal extinction

In a recently conducted study, a multidisciplinary French-American research team with expertise in archaeology, past climates, and ecology reported that Neanderthal extinction was principally a result of competition with Cro-Magnon populations, rather than the consequences of climate change. T...

Group led by Stanford physicist says there's an urgent need for nuclear detectives

A terrorist nuclear explosion devastates Manhattan, but no group takes credit. The pressure on the U.S. president to retaliate is intense. Acting on sketchy information, the president orders an attack, but it turns out to be the wrong terrorists, in the wrong country. Things go downhill from there...

'Heftier' atoms reduce friction at the nanoscale, study led by Penn researcher reveals

PHILADELPHIA - A research team led by a University of Pennsylvania mechanical engineer has discovered that friction between two sliding bodies can be reduced at the molecular, or nanoscale, level by changing the mass of the atoms at the surface. Heavier atoms vibrate at a lower frequency, reducin...

Typhoid fever led to the fall of Athens

Scientists have for many years debated the cause of the Plague of Athens. Analysis carried out by Manolis Papagrigorakis and colleagues using DNA collected from teeth from an ancient Greek burial pit points to typhoid fever as the disease responsible for this devastating epidemic. The study appears...

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Spectros Corporation Protects Its Cool White LED Spectroscopy Technology Against Alleged Infringement by Thermo Fisher Scientific

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros Corporation (Portola Valley, CA) filed in Federal District Court today against Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO ), alleging infringement of Spectros' spectroscopy patent family by TMO's Nanodrop 3300 product. Spectros invented and commerc...

Meso Scale Diagnostics' Point of Care Influenza Test Led to the First Identification of A(H1N1) Swine Flu Infection

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC. (MSD) confirmed today that its investigational influenza test was used in detecting the first identified case of infection with the 2009 A(H1N1) swine flu. The MSD(R) Point of Care Influenza Test, which is being developed under...

NeoStem Expands Stem Cell Collection Center Network Into New Jersey Led by Leading Plastic Surgeon and Anti-Aging Authority

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: NBS), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced today it has signed an agreement with Dr. Vincent C. Giampapa, M.D., F.A.C.S....

GlycoVaxyn AG Raises CHF 25 Million in Financing Led by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners

SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Proceeds to Facilitate Clinical Development of Lead Conjugate Vaccine GlycoVaxyn, a pioneer in the development of innovative conjugated vaccines, today announced the successful closing of a CHF25 million (ca. US$22 million, EUR17 ...

60 LED Lights Enhance Magnifying Lamp for Assembly, Engineering, Inspection or Research

New ProVue Model from Aven Delivers Precision Illumination Advances Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) December 10, 2008 -- A powerful LED lamp with magnifying lens now is available for added precision, flexibility and comfort in engineering, assembly, laboratory and inspection appl...

Gentiva Reports Strong Second Quarter led by Home Health Segment

Raises Full Year Financial Outlook MELVILLE, N.Y., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health services, today reported strong second quarter results, led by double-digit increas...

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Pulsed Blue LED Excitation Source, 470 nm center wavelength from Ocean Optics

Description: Blue LED produces output at 470 nm; includes interface cable to S2000; can be mounted with an S2000 or installed into rack or desktop boxes The LS-450 Blue LED Pulsed Light Source is an LED that produces either pulsed or continuous output at 470 nm -- the blue region -- for fluorescence measureme...
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PixCell IIe LCM Instrument with PixCell II Image Archiving Workstation (220 volts) from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

Description:... remain undamaged during the microdissection process. Downstream molecular analysis of these molecules produces accurate and assured results that have led to over 300 peer-reviewed publications by independent researchers. Use with All Fixed Tissue and Cell Preparations LCM has enormous flexibi...
Company:Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

PixCell IIe LCM Instrument with PixCell II Image Archiving Workstation (110 volts) from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

Description:... remain undamaged during the microdissection process. Downstream molecular analysis of these molecules produces accurate and assured results that have led to over 300 peer-reviewed publications by independent researchers. Use with All Fixed Tissue and Cell Preparations LCM has enormous flexibility w...
Company:Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

Rocker, Mini from Barloworld Scientific Ltd

Description:...e facilitates accurate and reproducible conditions. Both parameters are controlled via an easy to use encoder control knob and displayed on the bright led display. Both models are supplied with a non-slip mat which holds flat based vessels securely in place during mixing. An accessory tier system can...
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System Gold Microbore HPLC from Beckman Coulter

Description:...ts. More efficient interfacing with mass spectrometry. Improved sensitivity from limited sample volumes. Industry demands for benefits like these have led to using microbore chromatography for routine applications. Standard HPLC systems, however, do not adequately satisfy the need to operate with smaller...
Company:Beckman Coulter

EC105 Power Supply from Thermo Scientific

Description:...nd one hi-lo range switch control the output, which is variable in 10 volt increments from 20 to 250 volts. One two-position switch toggles the bright led display from indicating output voltage to output current. For maximum safety, the EC105 is equipped with an overcurrent detector and backed by Thermo ...
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Alexander Fleming

...eezed ). A few days later, it was noted that bacteria where the mucus had fallen had been destroyed. Fleming's labs were usually in disarray, which led to be to his advantage. In September 1928 , he was sorting through the many idle experiments strewn about his lab. He inspected each specimen befo...

Alfred Russel Wallace

...and Indonesia ), to collect specimens and study nature. His observations of the marked zoological differences across a narrow zone in the archipelago led to his hypothesis of the zoogeographical boundary now known as the Wallace line . One of his better known species descriptions during this trip is th...

Alga

... )—the red algae , and the green algae . The most complex forms are found among the green algae (see Charales ), in a lineage that eventually led to the higher land plants. The point where these non-algal plants begin and algae stop is usually taken to be the presence of reproductive organs wit...

Andrew Huxley

...stem . Hodgkin and Huxley shared the prize that year with John Carew Eccles , who was cited for research on synapses . Hodgkin and Huxley's findings led the pair to hypothesize ion channels , which were confirmed only decades later. The experimental measurements on which the pair based their action ...

Antibiotic

...investigating and purifying penicillin, and a team led by Howard Walter Florey succeeded in producing u...emotherapeutic cures for other diseases eventually led to successes in the field of cancer chemotherapy. ...o fungal and viral infections. Antibiotic research led to great strides in our knowledge of basic biochem...

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

...d the same month, in the same church. After Vermeer died, van Leeuwenhoek was appointed curator for the financial affairs of Vermeer's widow. This has led some people to believe that the two must have been friends, even though acting as a curator was part of van Leeuwenhoek's job as a chamberlain of Delf...
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Xenopus

...post-signal region, here ... Xenopus tropicalis is a unique resource for two critical areas in vertebrate ... In the former, Xenopus laevis has led the way in identifying the mechanisms of ... Other Names for Xenopus . Vernacular Names: African Clawed Frogs. References ... Xenopus laevis as ...

Virion

...efinition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... virion m. ( plural virions ) (virology) A virion . ... This study led to the identification of 24 virion -associated proteins. ... Study of herpesvirus virion proteins will help in understanding the processes ... ...

Theory

...essary. ... sees a neon or sodium light, one is seeing quantum theory in practice. ... The quest for a theory linking all matter and all forces led physicists deep ... Is there a Final Theory in physics? ... Superstring theory was a stunning ... The term chaos theory is used widely to des...

Tet resistance

... the Tet constructs I built did not ... Dictionary: tet ·ra·cy·cline (tĕt'rə-sī'klēn', -klĭn) Top ... Overuse of these and other antibiotics has led to drug resistance in microorganisms. ... ... that has been associated with another tetracycline resistance determinant, tet (E) ... Althoug...

Spore

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Segment

...erent Segment :Offset pairs which can be ... Common-cathode 7- segment led display (Radio Shack catalog # 276-075) ... Of course, since each led segment requires its own dropping resistor, we must ... Watch Taylor S...
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