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National Coalition of Front-Line Skilled Nursing Clinicians: Bipartisan Momentum to Stop CMS Medicare Regulation, Subsequent Funding Cuts, Grows in Congress

Caregiver Coalition Applauds Congressional Outcry Over Proposed Regulation That Would Cut Billions From Medicare Funding for Skilled Nursing Care WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Protect Senior Care (CPSC) -- a national coalition of front-li...

Frost & Sullivan: Momentum Mounting for Catheter Ablation Technologies in Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Clinical Specialists Provide Feedback on Current and Future Trends MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Frost & Sullivan end-user survey shows increased awareness and utilization of new tools and approaches to treating atrial fibrillation (Afib). Of the various forms of...

HBO, the Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium and the Alzheimer's Association, Desert Southwest Chapter Present a Free Advance Screening of THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT: Momentum In Science

Includes Discussion With Local Alzheimer's Experts Featured In Film SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The community is invited to attend a FREE advance screening of Momentum in Science, part of a four-part documentary film from HBO Docu...

New Momentum Launches Anti-Counterfeiting Software for Pharmaceutical Companies

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Already a leader in the High Tech industry, New Momentum, provider of Enterprise Brand Intelligence software, is now offering its anti-counterfeiting software to pharmaceutical companies. Stu Clifton, New Momentum CEO, reported, "According to the Ce...

Global Capacity Reports Momentum in Healthcare Market

Healthcare Vertical Market Currently Represents More Than 15% of Total Revenues CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Capacity (parent: Capital Growth Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGSY)), the world's leading telecommunications information management and logistics company, today announ...

Inspirational Teams of Athletes with Diabetes Build Momentum in 2009 with Sponsorship from Long-Acting Insulin Lantus(R) and Rapid-Acting Insulin Apidra(R)

- Team Type 1 Expands Its Roster, Fielding Five Teams to Spread Personal Messages of Successful Diabetes Management to People Living with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S. announced today its long-acting insulin Lantus(R) (insul...

Natural TMJ Relief(R) Gains Momentum in the Medical Marketplace

Testimonial touts the benefits of this breakthrough alternative to surgery and prescription drugs SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- It's estimated that 10 to 15 million people currently suffer from TMJ, the grueling jaw pain and dysfunction associated with the "temporomandibular joint."...

Alternative to LASIK Increases Momentum with U.S. Consumers

- STAAR Surgical's Visian ICL(TM) Second Quarter Sales Increase by 38% as Compared to Increased Second Quarter Declines in LASIK Procedures -STAAR Surgical Announces New Consumer Website for Visian ICL MONROVIA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: ST...

Nation's First of its Kind Consumer Medication Return Initiative Creates Momentum for Safe Drug Disposal in the U.S.

The University of Wisconsin-Extension, the Wisconsin Department of National Resources and Capital Returns, Inc., a GENCO Supply Chain Solutions' Company, bring drug safety issues to the forefront with the launch of a safe consumer medicine return trial. PITTSBURGH, May 8 /PRN...

Open Biosystems' Open Access RNAi Program Continues to Gain Momentum Worldwide

University College London and Hospital for Sick Kids purchase Open Access to lentiviral RNAi libraries HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Biosystems, Inc., announced today that two leading research institutions, University College London (UCL), U.K., and the Ho...
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UK Must Maintain its Momentum in Stem Cell Expertise

LONDON, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Excalibur, the international investment house specialising in medical sciences, said today the UK must 'maintain its momentum' to deliver pioneering stem cell treatments if it is to remain at the forefront of medical technology. Professor Sir Christoph...

Xalieve(TM) Gains Momentum as Calabar AB Launches a Phase II Repeated Dose Study in Dry Mouth Patients

GOTEBORG, Sweden, October 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Calabar AB announced today that their Phase II repeated dose study in xerostomia ("dry mouth") patients has been initiated. Specifically, the drug will be studied in 45 dry mouth patients between the ages of 20 to 75. The objective of the study is to...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

...nvest our resources in filling the pipeline and continuing to move our drugs forward toward the market. We have the technology, the expertise and the momentum to realize the full potential of antisense as a drug discovery technology," concluded Ms. Parshall. Drug Development Highlights Mipomer...

Results and Additional Analyses From Study Show That Corthera's Relaxin for Acute Heart Failure is the Strongest Predictor of Improved Longer-Term Outcomes Following Hospital Discharge When Compared to Other Variables

...I RELAX-AHF study, the objective is to confirm safety and efficacy. The Pre-RELAX-AHF/RELAX-AHF study was designed and conducted in collaboration with momentum Research, headed by Dr. Gad Cotter, a noted heart failure expert. Patients in the Pre-RELAX-AHF study were randomly assigned to receive intraven...

VIVUS Initiates Open Label Safety Study of Avanafil for Erectile Dysfunction

...be available by mid-2010. "Initiation of the avanafil safety study is an important step in the development of the drug and demonstrates continued momentum at VIVUS," added Leland Wilson, president and chief executive officer of VIVUS. "We're very pleased with the progress we have made across our entire p...

Results From Study Show Promising Efficacy and Safety Results for Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure

...ELAX-AHF study, the objective is to confirm safety and efficacy. The Pre-RELAX-AHF / RELAX-AHF study was designed and conducted in collaboration with momentum Research, headed by Dr. Gad Cotter, a noted heart failure expert. Patients in the Pre-RELAX-AHF study were randomly assigned to receive intraveno...

New Aspirin Recommendation Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes, Says Partnership for Prevention

...nd healthier lives," said Partnership Interim President Corinne G. Husten, MD, MPH. "We need to make sure that the health reform debate now gathering momentum in Congress gives top priority to increasing the delivery of clinically effective and highly cost-effective preventive services such as regular aspiri...

EntreMed Presents Initial Clinical Results for ENMD-2076

... Orphan Drug Designation and Canadian CTA Accelerate ENMD-2076 Program momentum ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeuti...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Receive Technology Transfer Success Fee From Roche for the Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody, TB-403 (Anti-PIGF)

...of BioInvent, said, "We are delighted to receive the success fee associated with this important event in our key strategic alliance with Roche. A good momentum has been achieved in the collaboration, and the value of the program continues to be enhanced. TB-403 has the potential to become a significant new tr...

Trius Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating Torezolid (TR-701) in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

... program through Phase 2 enrollment in approximately one year," said Jeffrey Stein, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Trius. "We aim to continue this momentum and advance the intravenous dosage form of torezolid through Phase 1 testing this year and to initiate Phase 3 testing of both the intravenous and ora...
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Phase 2 of Singapore's Biomedical Sciences Initiative gains momentum for clinical research

A new partnership to build an integrated neuroscience research programme that spans basic science all the way to clinical research. Strategic research infrastructure for tertiary hospitals and medical schools, and a national organisation to support and strengthen late phase clinical trials in Sin...

University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems

.... The seawater pumped into the new building daily will allow scientists to directly observe and quantify critical storm factors, such as sea spray and momentum transfers across the ocean's surface in extreme wind conditions. SUSTAIN will be used to develop and implement advanced sensor technology, including ...

New e-science service could accelerate cancer research

...rnet, the facility acts as a place where researchers can contact and meet the experts and maintainers of these services. Web services have gained a momentum as a means for packaging existing data and computational resources in a form that is amenable for use and composition by third party applications. ...

SRI International announces findings from new upper atmospheric radar system for scientific research

...nderstand how the upper atmosphere behaves on these scales to adequately study climate change and other processes linked to the transfer of energy and momentum from the surface of the sun to Earth's atmosphere," said Robert Robinson, AMISR program manager at NSF. New Research Investigates Auroral Arcs an...

Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results

...remely difficult economic environment, as mentioned above revenue for the last half of 2008 was up 25% over the last half of 2007, and we believe this momentum will carry over into 2009 as reflected by the sustained level of sales related activity we are experiencing going into the new year," stated CIC's Cha...

Cropland diversity reduces nitrogen pollution

...t of agriculture, but there is still room for improvement," says Broussard. "The American farmer is caught in a mode of production that has tremendous momentum and cannot be changed on the farm it's a policy question now." ...

National Lung Cancer Partnership and LUNGevity Foundation announce 2009 grant recipients

...trogen may affect lung cancer in order to identify future therapies. "Only by continuing to fund this type of lung cancer research can we keep the momentum towards better treatments for patients," Dr. Joan Schiller, president of the National Lung Cancer Partnership and chief of hematology/oncology of the ...

Human genomics in China

...". Confucius once said: "The passage of time is just like the flow of the River, which goes on day and night, for ever". The past glories are the momentum for our new journey, while the lessons of the past may teach us to be smarter. China, a developing socialist country rising from a hundred years of w...

AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008

...ere eddies generated in the extratropics become so deep that they reach the upper troposphere. At the latitude where this occurs, the direction of the momentum flux carried by the eddies changes sign; the tropical Hadley cells give way to the extratropical Ferrel cells. The authors show how the atmospheric th...

How chromosomes meet in the dark -- Switch that turns on X chromosome matchmaking

...g per millilitre or less. Below that point very little happened. Random bindings did occur but not often enough or quickly enough to build the sort of momentum necessary to produce the total and sudden of X Chromosomes colocalization required for successful X inactivation. However once the threshold concen...
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The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG), the premier life sciences seed and early-stage investor in western Pennsylvania, has surpassed the $13 million mark in committed investments. The PLSG's $13.2 million in direct investments in nearly 60 companies ha...

Secretropin(R) - Effective, Preferable, Affordable as an Alternative to Injectable Growth Hormone - Gains Momentum

ENCINO, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Secretropin(R) , the first clinically proven natural stimulator of growth hormone production, is gaining the medical community's acceptance as a more desirable "first step" approach to pursuing hormonal balance. Although classified as a natural food suppleme...

Interview: New commerce secretary wants to keep momentum on jobs and business programs

Burke Stevens Point, Wis. I sat down recently in Stevens Point with new Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce Mary P. Burke during her third full day on the job to talk about the foremost issues at hand for Commerce, Governor Jim Doyles budget proposals and Wisconsins business scene. WTN: What ...

Sonic Foundry Builds Momentum

Madison, Wis. -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. announced Friday that its flagship product Mediasite Live has received a Kayye Consulting rAVe Best of 2003 Award . The Madison-based company provides media communications technology and has recently added new customers that include NEC Electronics and Sony ...

RFID gaining investment momentum

Evidence suggests that radio frequency identification (RFID) is clearly moving forward. Despite implementation challenges and adoption risks, development continues at a brisk pace and an increasing number of end users are evaluating the technology. From a supply chain perspective, the key dri...

BioAg technology center gathers momentum

Madison, Wis. - The new plant-based technology cluster that civic leaders hope to cultivate in Madison's southeast corner is becoming a reality. Now a mostly undeveloped field, the planned space is already attracting investments that promise to create a business campus dedicated to the refinement...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...ents that have lost market share. We are anticipating the benefits of the back to school season for VYVANSE and are looking forward to increased sales momentum from our co-promote agreement with GSK for adult ADHD. We are also expecting further positive newsflow from our pipeline during the second half of thi...

Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ency impact) Research: 1% growth (5% before currency impact) CDAS: 14% decline (no currency impact) Earnings momentum and working capital improvement led to cash utilization of under $0.4 million for the quarter, resulting in $23.5 million of cash and cash equivalents...

Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.32 for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

...ture growth by entering into a collaborative agreement with Biocon in the area of generic biologics." Coury continued: "On the strength of the momentum provided by our first half results, coupled with what we now forecast to be a much stronger second half, we are very pleased to once again be increasi...

FlowCardia, Inc. Appoints Chris Barys to Chief Operating Officer

...o treat patients more definitively with a broader range of therapeutic options like atherectomy, angioplasty and stenting. "There is a lot of momentum right now at FlowCardia with CROSSER adoption on the rise and a significant increase in sales activity," said Mr. Barys. "FlowCardia is in the midst o...
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Diffusion

...ding of something such as particles , heat , or momentum . The phenomenon is readily observed when a drop o...4 Brownian motion 2.5 Electron diffusion 2.6 momentum diffusion 2.7 Osmosis 2.8 Photon diffusion ...ty of the conductor and the electric field. momentum diffusion In the case of laminar flow of a liqu...

Kinetic energy

...t the kinetic energy ( E k ) is equal to the integral of the dot product of the velocity ( v ) of a body and the infinitesimal of the body's momentum ( p ). Newtonian mechanics For non-relativistic mechanics, the total kinetic energy of a body can be considered as the sum of the body's tr...

Photon

...tever its wavelength , frequency , energy , or momentum . Photons are fundamental particles . Their lifet...locity , or, equivalently, the ratio between their momentum and energy) is linear and the constant of proporti...is given by the equation (or equivalently ) The momentum of a photon, p , is given by the equation (or eq...

Wavelength

...oted in terms of the vacuum wavelength, although this is not always explicitly stated. Louis-Victor de Broglie discovered that all particles with momentum have a wavelength associated with their quantum mechanical wavefunction , called the de Broglie wavelength . For a relativistic particle, this ...
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Vectors

...neralized vectors and a field of scalars, having the same rules for vector addition and scalar Vectors - Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions. momentum and Its Conservation ... Vectors can be directed due East, due West, due South, and due North. ... Vectors . Many physical quantities such as ar...

Methylation

... of common diseases ... DNA methylation plays a critical role in the regulation of gene expression and ... Methylation profiling is gaining momentum as an epigenetic approach for ... Epigenetic changes are rapidly gaining acceptance as co-conspirators in carcinogenesis fueling the demand for D...

Gene silencing

...it is now known—has ... It turns out that gene silencing through degradation of mRNA by siRNAs is not ... The idea of gene silencing gained momentum following a 1998 ... They think that perhaps blocking Nogo activity with gene silencing could allow repair to occur. ... The Society for Neuros...

DNA methylation

...geted manner ... Illumina offers several dna methylation profiling products, covering the spectrum ... DNA methylation profiling is gaining momentum as an epigenetic approach for ... Methylation is a modification made to DNA that often causes changes in the ... The identification of DNA...
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