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Exclusive Cardiac Care Unit Required at Mackay Base Hospital

A Queensland Health report has reiterated the need for a cardiac department in Mackay. //The report has brought to the table, the immediate need to spruce up healthcare in this hospital, which does not support a cardiac care unit as on date. Therefore patients are not too happy with the treatment, ...

Cardiology Department, Need of the Hour at Mackay Base Hospital

A Queensland Health communiqué released yesterday has indicated the need for a cardiac department in Mackay. The report has brought to the fore lacunae// in the care meted out to patients who have suffered heart attacks or hip replacements at Mackay Base Hospital. Mackay Base Hospital was foun...

Stress Keeps Americans Tossing and Turning

...p Better and Stress Less Lifestyle expert Lissa Coffey and Dr. Douglas mackay offer a few simple tips to sleep better, stress less and live healthy, espe...ay, N.D. is vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, for CRN. Dr. mackay is a licensed naturopathic doctor and was a co-owner and practitioner in a ...

Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

... in men with prostate cancer," he said. Douglas mackay is vice president for Scientific & Regulatory ... role in helping patients prevent or fight cancer, mackay said. "Soy isoflavones and other dietary suppl...ments may help prevent the development of cancer," mackay said. "Men should include these things as part of ...

Small-Cell Lung Cancer Drug Market Will More Than Double to Over $684 Million in 2017

...ll lung cancer, they would benefit from the financial advantages that orphan-drug designation offers in the world's major pharmaceutical markets," Dr. mackay said. About Decision Resources Decision Resources ( www.decisionresources.com ) is a world leader in market research publications, advisory...

Kellogg Halts Sales of Peanut Butter Crackers

... a news release on the Kellogg Co. Web site said late Wednesday. "We are taking these voluntary actions out of an abundance of caution," CEO David mackay said in the news release. The crackers are Toasted Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Crackers, Cheese and Peanut B...

Organogenesis Receives Two Prestigious Awards for Economic Impact and Manufacturing Excellence

...e into everyday medical care. To have our efforts and hard work recognized in this way is very gratifying for the company and our employees." mackay continued, "The intricate processes required to mass produce a living cell therapy product require a great deal of innovation and dedication, and our ...

How molecules out of balance lead to human multiple myeloma and other cancers

...ates the number of B cells in our bodies. Work done previously by Professor mackay on BAFF showed that levels correlate with B cell hyperplasia (expansion) an..., involves TRAF3, the molecule that negatively regulates NIK. Professor mackay explained that in a healthy person, NIK and TRAF3 work together, helping to...

Fifth Annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer New York Raises $10.2 Million

...walking, encompassing either a marathon or half marathon, participants spent Saturday night in two-person tents in the Avon Walk "Wellness Village" at mackay Park in Englewood, NJ, complete with hot showers, prepared meals and live entertainment. On Sunday, October 7, walkers completed another half marathon...

World's 3 out of 10 Cigarettes Smoked in China

...f $4.29 billion a year. The outlook for China might appear bleak, but mackay emphasised that research had uncovered the first signs of a counter trend. ... bans smoking in work and public places. More significantly, however, mackay believes there are signs on a social as well as a political level that awar...
Mackay in Biological News

NC State study finds genes important to sleep

...same genetically, but the lines were completely different from one another, mackay says. Small glass tubes containing one fruit fly and some food were placed ...re about how traits are associated with each other at the molecular level," mackay says. ...

Select roses survive with minimal care

... lot of work to thrive. And the emphasis on organics has more home gardeners concerned about the environment and reluctant to use pesticides. W. A. mackay of Texas A&M University led a study comparing several varieties of roses to determine which grow best with minimal care under certain conditions. The ...

Montana State researchers release guide to noninvasive carnivore research

...8) was released June 27 with Robert Long and Paula mackay as principal editors. Long and mackay are researchers at MSU's Western Transportation In...h two co-editors from other institutions, Long and mackay solicited writings from 25 wildlife experts on the...

Lush or lightweight?

...gh the tube at a rate more or less determined by their genetic background," mackay said. By mating the most extreme lightweights with other extreme lightwe...n to alcohol sensitivity, the researchers added. Finding relevant genes, mackay says, could some day lead to devising a drug for people with higher genetic...

Global deal fuels QUT's world-changing research

...ch arm of the Sugar Research Limited in 2005, which in turn was the catalyst for securing State and Federal Government funding of $6.5 million for the mackay pilot plant." Syngenta will relocate four leading scientists to QUT's Gardens Point campus, with full access to resources and expertise in other Sy...

Fruit fly aggression studies have relevance to humans, animals

...food patch, whereas others are relatively polite," mackay said. "To determine if this had a genetic basis, w... "This is definitely not genetic predeterminism," mackay said. "It's a susceptibility. Even in flies, in th...in the future to investigate aggressive behavior," mackay said. "Ultimately we hope to understand the basic ...
Mackay in Biological Technology

So Long, Old Friend: The End of the Blockbuster Drug Era? What 2008 Holds for Bringing Drugs to Market

... the Summit are: - Did FDA Kill the Blockbuster? The Impact of FDA Changes on Research and Development -- Pfizer President, Global R&D Martin mackay -- Bristol-Myers Squibb SVP R&D Brian Daniels -- Novartis SVP Global Clinical Development & Medical Affairs Glenn Gormley - Personalized...
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