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Teams From Carnegie Mellon, Yale, Manitoba Win Tepper School's 2008 McGinnis Venture Competition

Winners Named in Three Categories: Sustainable Technology, Life Sciences, Technology PITTSBURGH, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of the 2008 McGinnis Venture Competition, which awarded more than $140,000 in cash and business services, included teams from the h...

Tuberculosis Outbreak In Manitoba Reserve

Health officials in Manitoba are facing public ire for not acting quickly to curb the tuberculosis outbreak that has occurred in northern Manitoba First Nations communities.// It is reported that at least 19 people have been diagnosed with the condition in and around the Garden Hill reserve. J...

Tobacco industry legally sued by Manitoba and other provinces

The bone of contention between provinces and tobacco industry battle is// the health care costs. The suit is of a multibillion-dollar nature and could kick into high gear within two years. This info was provided by Manitoba Health Minister Tim Sale. Tim Sale said, "This will unfold in a s...

Smith & Nephew Announces Launch of ACTICOAT Flex Wound Care Products in the USA

...lth Canada in late 2008. Dr. Sarvesh Logsetty, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Director of manitoba Firefighters Burn Unit and Associate Professor, Plastic & General Surgery at the University of manitoba commented on the product's excellent performance characteristics. "ACTICOA...

Articles by Prominent Scientists Featured in 25th Anniversary Issue

... of life. Experts from across the globe respond. Vaclav Smil on the need for radical departures in U.S. energy policy. The University of manitoba professor writes that the dream of a near-term transformation in the energy system is illusory. Indeed, because of the massive size and inertial natu...

Curing Diabetes, Pigs Turn to Lions

...diabetes research and education. A year ago, the Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation, Inc. was established by the Lions Clubs of Minnesota, Wisconsin, manitoba and Ontario -- a division of the International Association of Lions Clubs. This group will be spearheading future Lions fundraising efforts to support...

Can't Sleep? Try Online Therapy

...portant, the cognitive therapy module was the most positively rated," said the study's lead author, Norah Vincent, a psychologist at the University of manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. "The cognitive therapy section was designed to help individuals to develop realistic expectations about sleep and the impact of s...

Study sees transient heart dysfunction in some long-distance runners

...at St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre in Winnipeg. The study examined the cardiac health of 14 runners who participated in the full 2008 manitoba Marathon in Winnipeg, Canada. All runners were classified, for purposes of the study, as "non-elite," meaning they participated on a casual, non-profe...

Chronic Pain Sufferers Find Hope in the Darkness

... Maureen Pratt Offers Prayerful Approach to Pain in Steinbach, manitoba Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada (Vocus) May 15, 2009 -- Each day throughout the world, countless people suffer in silence from ...

Protein From Yellow Peas May Lower Blood Pressure

... approach," said the study's lead author, Rotimi E. Aluko, an associate professor in the department of human nutritional sciences at the University of manitoba in Winnipeg. "We're talking about an edible product, not a drug, which can help to reduce blood pressure and, at the same time, reduce the severely ne...
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Enobia Initiates Infantile Enzyme Replacement Trial for Rare Bone Disease

...n Canada and the United States. In August, physicians at the University of manitoba dosed the first adult patient as part of that cohort to evaluate the safet...s potential. We are grateful to Health Canada, the WRHA, the University of manitoba and Enobia for helping to make this happen." "These efforts under...

Cethromycin Achieves All Endpoints in Second Pivotal Phase III Trial for Treatment of Pneumonia

...icians and Surgeons of Canada, completed his undergraduate training and postgraduate training in medicine and infectious diseases at the University of manitoba and his training in Medical Microbiology at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and a member of the Asso...

New Clinical Study Results Indicate Higher Early Virologic Response with Celgosivir Combination Therapy in HCV Non-Responders

...he CCIB Conference Center. Dr. Kelly Kaita, the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Investigative Unit (VHIU) at the Health Sciences Centre, University of manitoba and a lead investigator in the MIGENIX Phase II study will make the presentation on behalf of MIGENIX. The Phase II non-responder combination study ...

Migenix to Present Celgosivir Phase II Hepatitis C Results at Digestive Disease Week 2007

...ngton, DC May 19-24, 2007. Dr. Kelly Kaita, the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Investigative Unit (VHIU) at the Health Sciences Centre, University of manitoba and a lead investigator in the MIGENIX Phase II study will make the presentation. The presentation entitled: "Phase II Study of Celgosivir in Combin...

Medicure's MEND-CABG Trial Results Published in Peer Reviewed Journal

... WINNIPEG, manitoba - (May 31, 2007) Medicure Inc. (TSX:MPH; Amex:MCU), a cardiovascular focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the results from its Phas...

Advanced Life Sciences Announces Supplemental Efficacy Data from First Pivotal Phase 3 Pneumonia Clinical Trial

...icians and Surgeons of Canada, completed his undergraduate training and postgraduate training in medicine and infectious diseases at the University of manitoba and his training in Medical Microbiology at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and a member of the Asso...

Positive Aggrastat Results Featured in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

... Protocol for New Aggrastat Study in American Heart Journal WINNIPEG, manitoba - (July 11, 2007) Medicure Inc. (TSX:MPH; Amex:MCU), a cardiovascular focused, biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the two-year, follow-up...
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Fast-food diet cancels out benefits of breastfeeding in preventing asthma

...research, was recruited to the University of Alberta from the University of manitoba to assume the position of Research Chair, Maternal-Child Health and the Env...n Becker while at the University of Manitoba. The team looked at about 700 manitoba children, about 250 of whom had asthma and 475 who did not. The research wa...

Global warming predicted to hasten carbon release from peat bogs

...is century by losing large amounts of carbon during dry periods." Moorcroft and his colleagues simulated the responses of two peat bogs in northern manitoba to temperature increases of 4 degrees Celsius, or 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit, a gain that is at the conservative end of estimates for the next 100 years. ...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2008

... in a glassy iron-silica or silica matrix, which is one indicator of a possible meteorite impact," said lead author Mostafa Fayek of the University of manitoba in Winnipeg. "The spherules also contain elevated concentrations of vanadium and sulfur, and small amounts of titanium." The University of Tennessee's...

Slow-motion video study shows shrews are highly sophisticated predators

...ociate professor of biological sciences at Vanderbilt who headed the study. Catania teamed up with James Hare and Kevin Campbell at the University of manitoba and used a high-speed infrared video camera to answer this question. The results of their study are reported in a paper titled Water shrews detect mov...

February Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...dwater that percolates through the fractured, melted rocks of the impact structure. A good example has been found at the Canadian town of Gypsumville, manitoba (population 65), located near the Lake St. Martin meteor impact crater. Domestic wells in the town have elevated salinity, sulfate, and fluoride conce...

October Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...served Late Ordovician biotas from Manitoba, Canada Graham A. Young, The manitoba Museum, Geology and Paleontology, 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg, manitoba R3B 0N2, Canada; et al. Pages 883-886. Much of our knowledge of life in ...
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On Location at BIO 2003

...ne who ever thought the diseases started there. Iowa is The Smart Idea. manitoba is Where Ideas Come to Play. Presumably, those manitoba ideas are smart ideas that want to vacation outside Iowa. I now know th...
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