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Ethicon Endo-Surgery Holds Metabolic Surgery Scientific Forum Featuring Research By Top Scientists

...earch, treatment and health care policy for patients battling the co-morbid conditions associated with obesity, particularly Type 2 diabetes. moderating the discussion about the biology, mechanisms, and science behind metabolic surgery was Philip Schauer*, MD, Director of the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric...

Forum Explores Solutions to the Rise in the Teen Birth Rate

...arenting teen in the article, "The Secret Life of Pregnant Teenagers." Seventeen Editor-in-Chief Ann Shoket will appear at the forum. In addition to moderating a forum panel, Maury Povich will focus on preventing teen pregnancy on his TV show Maury and his website ( www.mauryshow.com ). ABC daytime's One...

Consumer/Nutrition Groups Urge Obama Administration and Congress to Update Alcohol Policies for the 21st Century

... Project, said: "TTB has had a comprehensive response to its haphazard rulemaking to develop labels that will be helpful to consumers in measuring and moderating their alcohol consumption. The agency should accept the guidance it has received and find the political will to act." From a public health pers...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Releases 2008 Financial Results

...ress rising costs in health care, Blue Cross has been working to assure we continue keeping our administrative costs low. By focusing on appropriately moderating medical costs, we have helped to strengthen our bottom line. We expect these improvements to continue in 2009. Working to reduce the cost of care that...

Pharmaceutical Litigation Teleconference Feb. 23

...ged injuries; medical evidence; and multi-district litigation. Attorney Vance Andrus of Andrus-Boudreux PLC of Lafayette, Louisiana and Denver is moderating the 100-minute call. On the panel are J. Paul Sizemore of Girardi Keese in Los Angeles, Donald A. Migliori of Motley Rice LLC in Providence, R.I., Fr...

Burgess to Co-Chair and Serve as Lead Sponsor for WRG's 2009 'The Business Of Medicare Advantage' Forum

...n making the complexity of Medicare reimbursement easier to access and understand. George Alex, Sr. Medicare Research Analyst at Burgess, is also moderating a panel discussion - "Influencing Health Care Reform: The Art of Effective Health Care Lobbying" to bring attendees "behind the scenes" of the Washing...

Consumer/Health Groups Call for Meaningful Change in How Treasury Department Regulates Alcohol Labeling

...CSPI's Alcohol Policies Project, called on TTB, which regulates alcohol labeling, to develop labels that will be helpful to consumers in measuring and moderating their alcohol consumption. "The Food and Drug Administration, which has administered the development of comprehensive nutrition labeling on foods and...

State Fund Files an 8.9 Percent Premium Increase for 2009

...ic enterprise that guarantees a permanent workers' compensation insurance marketplace at cost for California employers. State Fund has acted as both a moderating and stabilizing influence on the workers' compensation market. For more information, please visit http://www.scif.com . ...

Beckman Coulter Announces Third Quarter 2008 Results

...re expected to be approximately $300 million, and depreciation and amortization should be around $260 million. "In the fourth quarter, we anticipate moderating total revenue growth largely due to slower growing cash instrument revenues. We should see improved gross and operating margins relative to prior year...

Air Methods Provides 2nd Quarter Update and Date of Quarterly Conference Call

...2008, we believe our ability to achieve growth in fully-diluted earnings per share for the full year is improbable. However, we remain optimistic that moderating weather and maintenance activities, combined with continued improvement in reimbursement from recent price increases, will restore earnings growth in ...
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Hemostasis

... the bleeding process to stop. Most times this includes the changing of blood from a fluid to a solid state. Intact blood vessels are central to moderating blood's tendency to clot. The endothelial cells of intact vessels prevent thrombus ("clot") formation by secreting tissue plasminogen ...
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Lice can be nice to us

...ltiple sclerosis. Or the body can mistake a harmless substance as a threat causing an allergic response. The authors say some parasites may exert a moderating effect on the function of a key component of the immune system, which could help reduce overall immune reactivity and the risk of developing immune dy...

UC Riverside scientist to explore how vegetation affects urban heat islands

... human decisions lead to this variation. Jenerette , an assistant professor in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences , will investigate the moderating effects of vegetation on urban heat islands. "I will be researching the potential for plants to reduce summer extreme temperatures in the urban he...

National security remedies among topics at surveillance confab

...rate on airborne surveillance primarily used in military operations to identify targets from manned and unmanned aerial platforms. In addition to moderating the government panel, Pavlidis will lead the discussion about the "open review" experiment, a concept being introduced for the first time this year at...

Mouse study reveals new clues about virulence of 1918 influenza virus

...influenza, the researchers note. Besides targeting the flu virus itself, Dr. Katze explains, researchers might develop new or improved agents aimed at moderating or halting the human immune system's overactive response to these viruses. ...

FDA Approves Human Hookworm Vaccine for Phase I Safety Trials

...is copied into RNA transcripts. However, recent discoveries have shown that many of the tools cells use to regulate genes work after transcription, by moderating the activity and the life span of the RNA itself. One major pathway for such post-transcriptional regulation is called nonsense-mediated decay (NMD...

A new mechanism of regulating RNA degradation

...is copied into RNA transcripts. However, recent discoveries have shown that many of the tools cells use to regulate genes work after transcription, by moderating the activity and the life span of the RNA itself. One major pathway for such post-transcriptional regulation is called nonsense-mediated decay (NMD...
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Health Care Costs Continue Double-Digit Pace, But May Start Moderating in 2004

U.S. health care cost increases continued to escalate at a double-digit pace in 2003, but there are indications that rate hikes may begin moderating as early as next year, according to global HR outsourcing and consulting firm Hewitt Associates (NYSE: HEW). For 2004, Hewitt is projecting a 12.6 per...

BlueFire Ethanol To Present at BIO 2009 International Convention

...nkead Reiling, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Amyris; Aristides Patrinos, President at Synthetic Genomics, Inc., and moderating the discussion will be Laurence Alexander, Managing Director at Jefferies & Company, Inc. "BlueFire Ethanol is pleased to participate in thi...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 16.7% Gain in Q2 2008 Diluted EPS. Q2 2008 Sales Rise 14.4%. 2008 Diluted EPS Forecast Raised $.05 to $2.62-$2.72.

...ew quarterly sales record. Continued strong growth in Hitech products matched with steady growth for Supply Solutions products was partially offset by moderating demand for industrial cell culture and custom pharma products and the traditionally variable quarterly performance from these product groups. Booked o...

The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Announces Live Webcast Demonstrating Breakthrough Device to Facilitate Beating Heart and Robotic Coronary Revascularization Surgery

... in combination with the da Vinci(R) Surgical System. To date, Dr. Brunsting has performed several closed chest procedures using the Cardica device. moderating the live procedure will be Tung Cai, M.D., Medical Director and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Presbyterian Hospital of Denton. Dr Cai will pr...

DHEA Boosts Growth Rate of Human Neural Stem Cells

...dult humans have neural stem cells that continue to make new neurons in some parts of the brain, there is a possibility that DHEA could play a role in moderating the genesis of new brain cells. However, Svendsen cautions that it is also clear that DHEA is a powerful neurosteroid and may have other side effec...

John Kerry talks technology

... A rally in Sheboygan, Wisconsin Source: Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc. from Sharon Farmer. In the summer of 2001, I had the honor of moderating a town hall meeting between Senator John Kerry and technology executives in Silicon Valley. At the time, the Senator was testing the waters of the pre...

Most of us still struggle with mobility

... Early last month, I had the privilege of moderating a thought-provoking roundtable on the social and business challenges of an ever-increasing mobile work force. Hosted by IP-telephony leader Avaya, the...

CEO of healthcare group still hopeful IT will save employers money

... Lake Geneva, Wis . - Employers who are looking for health information technology to have a moderating influence on healthcare premiums will have to wait a while longer, according to the head of an influential health information management organization....

Visions: Wade offers straight talk on e-medical records

...ajor political parties blocking each other's approach to healthcare reform, are electronic medical records the only hope of improving efficiencies and moderating the cost of healthcare delivery? Wade: I don't think they are the only hope, but I think they are the major hope. There are other ways to have or...
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