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Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

A rabies outbreak which killed over 100 people last year in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown last year has been contained, health authorities said Friday. A senior health worker attributed the fall in rabies cases to a massive vaccination campaign carried out by veterinary officials. Docto...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

A rabies outbreak which killed over 100 people last year in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown last year has been contained, health authorities said Friday . A senior health worker attributed the fall in rabies cases to a massive vaccination campaign carried out by veterinary officials. Doctors a...

Paul Capital Healthcare to Participate in Panel on Non-Traditional Forms of Financing

...ity valuations uncertain, this panel will explore various models for obtaining capital for product development other than through equity finance. Mr. leone will provide an overview and case studies of royalty and structured revenue financing transactions, as well as discuss how these financing strategies ...

Belly Fat Puts the Pressure on Lungs

...affect the diaphragm and chest wall compliance with decreased lung volume," leone said. She also noted that the amount of fat tissue in the body increases...function and metabolic syndrome, including abdominal obesity in particular, leone said. The study was published in the second issue for March of the Amer...

Video: Pampers Together with Actress Salma Hayek Helps UNICEF Move Closer Toward Goal of Eliminating Deadly Tetanus Through Global 'One Pack = One Vaccine' Campaign

...One Vaccine" campaign, Salma Hayek traveled to the African nation of Sierra leone with UNICEF and Pampers to witness firsthand the impact of the effects of M...ceiving tetanus vaccines. With the support of partners like Pampers, Sierra leone has made great progress in the fight against MNT, and is currently one of t...

Corgenix Announces Expansion of Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Product Development Program

...s to return results, and usually require the culture of live Lassa virus in a high-containment laboratory to produce reagents. In some areas of Sierra leone and Liberia, up to 16 percent of people admitted to hospitals have Lassa fever. Lassa fever is also associated with occasional epidemics, during which...

Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT Acquires Decatur Medical Plaza in Decatur, Ga.

...nounced the acquisition of Decatur Medical Plaza, a medical office building located in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur, Ga. Located at 200 E. Ponce De leone Ave., Decatur Medical Plaza consists of approximately 43,000 square feet of gross leaseable area situated on approximately one acre of land. The three...

LIFE Delivers Medical Supplies to Somalia

...f the world urgently needs help and we feel obligated to assist." RICE in cooperation with LIFE also intends to send more medical supplies to Sierra leone and Iraq. In addition, LIFE thanks the Church of Pilgrim's Progress for their volunteer work and their assistance, in making this shipment a success. ...

Tubbs Jones Introduces Resolution Encouraging STD Prevention

... -- Dr. John Douglas - Director of the Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- Dr. Peter A. leone - an expert on STDs and an associate professor at the University of North Carolina schools of Medicine and Public Health -- Dr. Virginia ...

2 genes found to play crucial role in cell survival

...his gene family work together to regulate cell survival and proliferation. leone and his colleagues used mice that were missing either E2f7 or E2f8, or both...ulating cell death, and we are now exploring new avenues of their function, leone says. Overall, he says, our findings indicate that these two genes are ess...
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Corgenix, Tulane Announce Award of NIH Grant Extending Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Product Development Program

...fected rodents, is estimated to infect 300,000 to 500,000 people per year across West Africa, with approximately 5,000 deaths. In some areas of Sierra leone and Liberia, up to 16 percent of people admitted to hospitals have Lassa fever. Lassa fever is also associated with occasional epidemics, during which...
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Malaria

...laria parasite life cycle involves two hosts; during a blood meal, a malaria -infected female ... Treating Children with Malaria in Sierra leone ... MSF trains laypeople in remote areas to test for malaria and treat simple cases. ... The Global malaria Programme (GMP) is part of the WHO...
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Location, location, location important for genes, too

...ng unique, replacing it with one of the others should prevent development," leone says. "But the animals still developed just fine. "We conclude from this...multiple E2Fs, and these findings don't tell us what the others are doing," leone says. "We surmise that the other genes are required for adult survival unde...

Molecular cubes in the sunlight

...water when irradiated with visible light, is a manganese-containing enzyme in the photosynthetic apparatus of living organisms. Robin Brimblecombe and leone Spiccia at Monash University (Australia), Gerhard F. Swiegers at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO, Australia), ...

Tumor-suppressor gene is critical for placenta development

...110 other proteins ?remains unknown. In 2003, leone and a group of collaborators discovered that loss ...or different role in the cells they give rise to," leone says. Lastly, the researchers produced transg...on of these two proteins is definitely important," leone says. "It strongly suggests that E2f3 is a key pla...

Knowledge of infection may prevent spread of herpes virus

...erpes nationwide. This most recent study also found that most people who transmitted HSV did not know that they had genital herpes. Wald, Hook, and leone suggest that physicians should not only increase testing for HSV, but should also counsel their patients about transmitting the virus and disclosing t...
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Laureate Pharma Appoints Daniel E. Leone as Vice President of Business Development

PRINCETON, N.J., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Pharma, Inc., a full-service biopharmaceutical development and protein production company, today announced the appointment of Daniel E. Leone as Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Leone will be responsible for Laureate's worldwid...

Nature parks can save species as climate changes

...pacts of climate change for many of the world's poorest people." One example, is the Gola Forest Transboundary Peace Park, on the borders of Sierra leone and Liberia, uniting existing protected IBAs and encompassing additional forest to provide corridors for the movement of wildlife between them. It pro...

African Ancestry, Educators, Identity Experts Launch DNA Education Project during Historic Black History Month; 7th Graders Score High on Ultimate Self Test

...Chris Rock and Spike Lee. In late 2008, actor Isaiah Washington, became the first African American in the U.S. to gain African citizenship in Sierra leone solely based on his DNA-established ancestry in the country. African Ancestry has been featured across the globe in outlets such as CNN's Black...

Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama

...trace (Sample listing): Maya Angelou -- Sierra leone India.Arie -- Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liber...a Judge Hatchett - Nigeria Tom Joyner -- Sierra leone Spike Lee, Niger - Cameroon Taraji P. Henson - ...Sierra Leone, Liberia Hon. Andrew Young -- Sierra leone Mayor Shirley Franklin -- Guinea-Bissau, Sierra...

Families Embrace Science/Technology-based Ancestry Tracing Marking Milestone in Black Family Reunion Celebrations Across the Nation

...volution in African-American family events whereby families across the nation can now include menu items from their native lands like Cameroon, Sierra leone or Nigeria; or offer narratives originating in their family tribes from 500 years ago; or even enhance the all-to-infamous family reunion t-shirts wit...

In a world made smaller by technology, we must learn how that world is laid out

...een people and where they live. Geography is not just a Jeopardy category. It doesnt exist so contestants can pinpoint the Sea of Okhotsk or Sierra leone under pressure. It is the discipline that links the study of human societies and natural environments in a way that helps us understand todays events ...
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