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Federal Coordinating Council on Comparative Effectiveness Research to Hold Public Listening Session in Washington, DC

Council Will Hear Public Comments on Comparative Effectiveness Research Priorities in the Recovery Act ROCKVILLE, Md., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research will hold a public listening session on April 14, 2009, in Washingt...

Confidential Listening Service We Just Listen Launches, Providing Americans a Private Platform to Express Their Thoughts and Feelings

We Just Listen is a newly launched service that provides non-judgmental, emphatic listeners to callers looking to talk, vent or just share what's on their mind. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2009 -- The stock market is in the tank … the economy is in shambles ......

New iPod listening study shows surprising behavior of teens

A new study involving iPods and teenagers by the University of Colorado at Boulder and Children's Hospital Boston indicates teenagers who receive pressure from their peers or others to turn down the volume of their iPods instead turn them up higher. The study also showed that teen boys listen l...

Carnegie Mellon study shows just listening to cell phones significantly impairs drivers

PITTSBURGH Carnegie Mellon University scientists have shown that just listening to a cell phone while driving is a significant distraction, and it causes drivers to commit some of the same types of driving errors that can occur under the influence of alcohol. The use of cell phones, including di...

Now Hear This: Brain Fitness Exercises Improve Listening

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain fitness training makes you a better listener says Michael Merzenich, PhD, who delivers the Carhart Memorial Lecture today at the American Auditory Society annual meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Merzenich's talk is entitled "Hearing and the ...

Coffee-time for Those Listening to Their Heart

It’s a yo-yo study and this time it has swung in favor of the coffee//. There have been numerous studies on the risks/benefits of coffee, and especially on the relation of coffee with heart diseases. Scientists working with the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston and led by Dr. Sarah...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) to Report Second Quarter Financial Results on August 6

...ticipants) 1-303-590-3030 (International) Passcode: 4130004# Live audio webcast at www.celltherapeutics.com will be archived for post listening approximately two hours after call ends. Media Contact: Dan Eramian T: 206.272.4343 C: 206.854.1200 F: 206.272.4434 E: media...

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Seeks Consumer Input on New Health Care Option

...The Pennsylvania Department of Aging has scheduled listening sessions across the state on the new Integrated Ca...edicare. Input offered by consumers at the listening sessions will help to shape the program. A full de...ovided after the program is finalized. The listening sessions are free and open to the public. To regis...

LG Electronics Introduces New Flat-Panel HDTVs Designed Specifically for Long-Term Care Facilities

...ent to the voice frequency providing clearer sound when the TV background noise. This allows patients to hear characters more clearly whether they are listening through the TV's speakers or pillow speaker. The Invisible Speaker system, tuned by renowned audio expert Mr. Mark Levinson, incorporates the s...

Kensey Nash Corporation Announces its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End 2009 Earnings Release Date and Teleconference

...through Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time by dialing 1-800-475-6701 with an access code of 109060. Individuals interested in listening to the teleconference may also do so over the Internet at www.kenseynash.com . To listen to the live teleconference call, please go to the www.k...
Listening in Medical Technology

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...19-457-0820, confirmation code 8364417. Today's conference call also will be webcast and can be accessed at www.hgsi.com . Investors interested in listening to the live webcast should log on before the conference call begins to download any software required. Both the audio replay and the archive of the co...

Data Presented at AUA Demonstrate PROVENGE Significantly Prolongs Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer in Pivotal Phase 3 IMPACT Study

...eplay will be available from 8:00 p.m. ET on April 28, 2009 until midnight on April 29, 2009. In addition, the webcast will be archived for on-demand listening for 30 days at www.dendreon.com . About Dendreon Dendreon Corporation is a biotechnology company whose mission is to target cancer and tran...

Dendreon to Hold a Conference Call Tomorrow at 9:00 AM ET to Discuss Final Results of Phase 3 PROVENGE IMPACT Trial

...play will be available from 12:00 pm ET on April 14, 2009 until midnight ET on April 16, 2009. In addition the webcast will be archived for on-demand listening for 30 days at www.dendreon.com . About Dendreon Dendreon Corporation is a biotechnology company whose mission is to target cancer and trans...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Positive Results in Second of Two Phase 3 Trials of Albuferon(R) in Chronic Hepatitis C

...(719) 457-0820 confirmation code 4076361. Today's conference call also will be webcast and can be accessed at www.hgsi.com . Investors interested in listening to the live webcast should log on before the conference call begins to download any software required. Both the audio replay and the archive of the co...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results and Key Developments

... 719-457-0820, confirmation code 7528146. Today's conference call also will be webcast and can be accessed at www.hgsi.com . Investors interested in listening to the live webcast should log on before the conference call begins to download any software required. Both the audio replay and the archive of the co...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Substantial Progress Toward Commercialization and Announces 2009 Goals at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

...ed at www.hgsi.com . The presentation is scheduled to begin on January 14, 2009 at 7:30 AM Pacific or 10:30 AM Eastern time. Investors interested in listening to the live webcast should log on before the presentation begins to download any software required. The archive of the presentation will be available...

Dendreon Announces Interim Data From Phase 3 PROVENGE IMPACT Trial

... be available from 2:00 p.m. ET on Monday, October 6 until midnight ET on Wednesday, October 8. In addition the webcast will be archived for on-demand listening for 30 days at http://www.dendreon.com . Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements ...

Dendreon to Hold a Conference Call Today at 9:00 AM ET to Provide an Update on Interim Results of Phase 3 PROVENGE IMPACT Trial

...ble from 2:00 pm ET on Monday, October 6, 2008 until midnight ET on Wednesday, October 8, 2008. In addition the webcast will be archived for on-demand listening for 30 days at http://www.dendreon.com . About Dendreon Dendreon Corporation is a biotechnology company whose mission is to target cancer and tra...

Medivation Announces Positive Top-Line Results From Phase 2 Dimebon Study in Huntington's Disease

...9 at midnight by dialing 888-203-1112 from the U.S. or 719-457-0820 for international callers and entering passcode 4109873. Individuals interested in listening to the live call via webcast may do so by visiting http://www.medivation.com . A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website for...

Medivation to Host Conference Call at 5 p.m. EDT Monday to Discuss Top-Line Phase 2 Study Results in Huntington's Disease

...n of the call by dialing 888-203-1112 from the U.S. or 719-457-0820 for international callers and entering passcode 4109873. Individuals interested in listening to the live call via webcast may do so by visiting http://www.medivation.com . A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website for...
Listening in Medical Products

OTO-Ear Defenders

Description:...Nurses, Doctors, Audiologists, etc.) we manufacture a special earmold which uses a standard receiver and a male stethoscope adapter that connects to a listening device. Electronic and conventional stethoscope adapter earmolds are available in Lucite and Skinflex material are used for the manufacture of this ea...
Company:Oto Hearing Products Ltd.

ST 3

Description:...tch will allow the user to select between a high frequency boost or normal low frequency setting. The S-A switch will allow the user to select between listening in stethoscope mode or hearing aid mode. When set in the A position, the room noise is amplified to let the ST 3 function as a powerful hearing aid. T...
Company:Starkey

Vivid 7

Description:...ular system that brings a new level of image quality to echocardiography, and a new dimension of comfort and diagnostic confidence to clinicians. By listening to customer input, using Six Sigma practices, GE has created the first ergonomically-designed cardiovascular system that delivers what customers want:...
Company:GE Healthcare

3M Littmann Electronic Stethoscope Model 4100WS with Ambient Noise Reduction

Description:...gy allowing you to reduce ambient noise by an average of 75% (-12dB) without eliminating critical body sounds. Three frequency modes are available for listening to heart, lung, and other body sounds: Bell (20-200 Hz), Diaphragm (100-500 Hz), and Extended Range (20-1000 Hz). In addition, digital signal pr...
Company:3M Worldwide
Listening in Medical Definition

Gastric lavage

...ial administration and removal of small volumes of liquid. The placement of the tube in the stomach must be confirmed either by air insufflation while listening to the stomach, or by pH testing a small amount of aspirated stomach contents. This is to ensure the tube is not in the lungs. In adults, small amount...
Listening in Medical Dictionary

Noise

...noise or signal noise is an unwanted random addition to a wanted signal; it is called noise as a generalisation of the audible noise heard when listening to a... Noise music is a term used to describe varieties of avant-garde music and sound art that may use elements such as cacophony, dissonance,...

Death

...ks. ... secret of death . ... " Death when unmasked shows us a friendly face and is a terror ... "In the night of death , hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the ... Death - Definition of Death at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary with ... Death Photos. Breaking News, Expert Ti...

Auscultation

... Auscultation is the technical term for listening to the internal sounds of the body, usually using a stethoscope; based on the Latin verb auscultare "to listen". Auscultation is performed...
Listening in Biological News

Johns Hopkins researchers detect sweet cacophony while listening to cellular cross-talk

Johns Hopkins scientists were dubious in the early 1980s when they stumbled on small sugar molecules lurking in the centers of cells; not only were they not supposed to be there, but they certainly weren't supposed to be repeatedly attaching to and detaching from proteins, effectively switching th...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

How did the hearing of dinosaurs compare to that of present-day animal species" What are some ways to improve acoustical conditions in office cubicles" How can sound waves diagnose and monitor muscle activity" These and other questions will be addressed at the 153rd Meeting of the Acoustical So...

Cultural transmission in bats: When listening for dinner, bats learn from their neighbors

In an exciting study that provides new understanding of how animals learn--and learn from each other--researchers have demonstrated that bats that use frog acoustic cues to find quality prey can rapidly learn these cues by observing other bats. While numerous examples are known of instances where p...

Underwater listening devices yield discoveries about endangered large whales

Why whales emit their characteristic calls remains largely a biological mystery, but listening for the distinctive underwater sounds provides a valuable way to track the movements of endangered large whales. Autonomous data-recording devices equipped with hydrophones (underwater microphones), depl...

Research tracks whales by listening to sounds

Researchers have developed a new tool to help them study endangered whales ?autonomous hydrophones that can be deployed in the ocean to record the unique clicks, pulses and calls of different whale species. Those efforts are leading to some surprising findings, including the discovery by a team o...

Researchers see evidence of memory in the songbird brain

...layton said. "Whenever something unexpected and different comes along, such as the song of a new bird in the neighborhood, it's going to deform the listening bird's neural network," Clayton said. "And so the system has to basically absorb some of that, make some changes and not be overwhelmed by it. If you ...

Bird songs change with environment

...songs? Leaves create an echo. A slower tune, Derryberry says, is less apt to be garbled by reverberation. "Young male sparrows learn to sing by listening to adult males nearby," she explains. "Juveniles likely learn and repeat the songs they hear most clearly." Since the slower songs come through loud a...

Dolphins maintain round-the-clock visual vigilance

...n every time they heard the 1.5 s tone, even after listening to the sounds for 5 days without a break. Their au... test the dolphins' vigilance while they continued listening to the repetitive beeps. Knowing that the dolphins...nd visual stimuli. Amazingly, even after 5 days of listening out for 1.5 s beeps amongst the 0.5 s beep backgro...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...e Right Whale Clogged Pipes Make a Special Sound listening to Levees 1) WIMPS HEAR DANGEROUS NOISES ...ing singers apart by having them sing one note and listening to the quality of that note," says Mathevon. Their...es and listens to the sounds that bounce back. The listening device first records the profile of reflected soun...

Brain music

...at www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/multimedia/snapshots/st_brain_music_active.mp3 . After their brain waves are set to music, each person is given a specific listening schedule, personalized to their work environment and needs. If used properly, the music can boost productivity and energy levels, or trigger a body's...
Listening in Biological Technology

Really Listening to Customers...AND Employees

This week I spent time with a leading producer of fashion goods interviewing some of their best customers and employees. The mission find out what aspects of the shopping experience really matter to customers and which practices of the sales representatives make a difference to how much the custom...

Growth spurts

...at before could only be surmised from the statistical behavior of the ensemble. It's like understanding traffic by watching individual cars instead of listening to the traffic report." ...

Cell Therapeutics Second Quarter Net Loss Decreases 54%; Pixantrone NDA Submitted to the FDA for Approval

... 1-303-590-3030 (International) Passcode: 4130004# Live audio webcast at www.celltherapeutics.com will be archived for post-call listening approximately two hours after call ends. About Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Headquartered in Seattle, CTI is a biopharmaceutical company committ...

ADVENTRX to Hold Second Quarter Results and Business Update Conference Call on August 12

...Pacific (4:30 p.m. Eastern) to review financial results for the second quarter and provide an update on its business. Individuals interested in listening to the conference call may do so by dialing (866) 305-6438 for domestic callers, or (706) 679-7161 for international callers, or from the webcast on t...

Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.'s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Call Set for August 11

...The Windows Media Player, downloadable free from www.microsoft.com and at least a 14.4Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to the broadcast, send an email to prnwebcast@multivu.com .) ...

Dendreon to Hold Conference Call on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 11:30 AM ET

...ll be available from 2:30 pm ET on Tuesday, August 11 until 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, August 13. In addition the webcast will be archived for on-demand listening for 30 days at www.dendreon.com . About Dendreon Dendreon Corporation is a biotechnology company whose mission is to target cancer a...

PDI, Inc. to Hold Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call on Wednesday, August 5, 2009

... telephone, please dial (866) 644-4654 from the U.S. and Canada, or for international callers, please dial (706) 643-1203. Those interested in listening to the conference call live via the Internet may do so by visiting the Investor Relations section of PDI's web site at http://www.pdi-inc.com . A...

Essilor : First Half 2009 Revenue

...o dial is: +33-1-70-99-42-79 The conference will be available for later listening at: http://hosting.3sens.com/Essilor/20090717-1F5418C3/fr/ A confe...o dial is: + 44-20-7138-0843 The conference will be available for later listening at: http://hosting.3sens.com/Essilor/20090717-1F5418C3/en/ -------...

Human Genome Sciences to Host July 20 Conference Call to Discuss Top-Line Phase 3 Results for Benlysta(TM) (Formerly Lymphostat-B(R)) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...-457-0820, confirmation code 8364417. This conference call also will be webcast and may be accessed at www.hgsi.com . Investors interested in listening to the live webcast should log on before the conference call begins in order to download any software required. The archive of the conference call wi...

Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at Piper Jaffray Conference

...enior management team will present a corporate overview on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 10:30 am GMT (6:30 am Eastern Time). Investors interested in listening to the live webcast should log on before the start time in order to download any software required. The archive of the webcast will be available for ...
Listening in Biological Definition

Equilibrium

...better if things are left to be desired. In various practical matters an equilibrium is useful, e.g.: in a conversation , between talking and listening ; in a personal relationship , between giving and taking ; between buying and reading books (apart from lent books). An addictio...
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