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Materials expert denounces Norwegian ban on dental amalgam

In an editorial published today in the February issue of the Journal of Dental Research, Derek Jones, Professor Emeritus of Biomaterials, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS, Canada), and Chair of the International Standards Organizations Technical Committee on Dentistry, denounces new Norwegian reg...

Significant role of genetics in drug abuse, Norwegian study

A Norwegian study has discovered a connection between genetic factors and drug abuse saying that genetic tendencies play a significant role in the use of drugs.// Dr. Kenneth S. Kendler, who has led the research, said "This is the first study to show the importance of genetic factors in a ...

'Here Comes the Sun': Celebrity Equinox Named in Southampton

...esenting the typically standing-room-only Hot Glass Show onboard. Celebrity Equinox enters service July 31 from Southampton on an eight-night norwegian Fjords cruise, then returns to Southampton to embark on the ship's official maiden voyage departing August 8 for the Mediterranean. The ship will pres...

American Board of Family Medicine Obstetrics Formed

...tion of this unique subspecialty are best addressed by board certification,” Loafman said. Dr. Loafman is Vice President of Medical Affairs for norwegian American Hospital in Chicago and Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. ...

New piece found in colorectal cancer puzzle

...sion of inhibitors of the enzyme with malignant cellular behavior. Lotte Vogel, from the University of Copenhagen, worked with a team of Danish and norwegian researchers to investigate levels of prostasin and its inhibitors in colorectal tissue samples from 222 patients and 23 controls. They found that the ...

DiaGenic to Provide MCI Biomarkers for Merz Pharmaceuticals

...tered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. To learn more about Merz, visit http://www.merz.com . About DiaGenic ASA DiaGenic is an innovative norwegian biotechnology company that seeks to create value for patients, partners, and investors by developing new and more patient friendly methods for early d...

Diagnosis of arthritis 5 years earlier in childless women compared to those with children

...oping arthritis than the nulliparous women. Dr Marianne Wallenius, of the norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, who led the study, said: "Art...ts." The retrospective study analysed 557 women aged 18-45 years from the norwegian Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drug (NOR-DMARD) study, who were all diagno...

Worth of Sigmoidoscopy Screening for Colon Cancer Still Uncertain

...exible sigmoidoscopy showed no significant reduction in risk over seven years, but the screening did seem to lower the risk of dying from the disease, norwegian researchers report. There are several methods available for colon cancer screening including colonoscopy, which involves a look at the whole colon ...

Booty Camp(R) Potty Training Program as Featured in People Magazine is Launched on DVD

...ve care. During her thirteen years as a Registered Nurse, Sweeney has worked for several Chicago-area hospitals, including Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, norwegian American Hospital and the prestigious Loyola University Hospital. For the last 6+ years, she has managed a successful private Booty Camp(R) Potty Tr...

Years of Heavy Smoking Raises Heart Risks

...risk," investigator Haakon Meyer, a professor at the University of Oslo and norwegian Institute of Public Health, said in a news release issued by the European S...okers was substantial." The study began in 1974 with 54,075 middle-aged norwegian men and women agreeing to take part in a basic cardiovascular examination. ...
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Algeta Reports Positive Headline Phase II Data on Pain Palliation With Alpharadin

...h Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer (HRPC) Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), the norwegian cancer therapeutics company, today announced that the primary objective of ... and the Royal Marsden Hospital in the UK. About Algeta Algeta ASA is a norwegian cancer therapeutics company built on world-leading, proprietary technology....

Algeta to Present Phase II Clinical Study Data for Alpharadin in Prostate Cancer at ASCO

...herapeutics company, announces that Professor Øyvind Bruland, of the norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo and founder of Algeta, will present a Poster and Disc...SA (www.algeta.com ) is a norwegian cancer therapeutics company built on world-leading, proprietary technology....

Algeta Demonstrates Targeted Cancer-killing Potential of Novel Alpha Particle Linked Antibodies in Leading Medical Journal Blood

....swallow@citigatedr.co.uk Citigate Dewe Rogerson About Algeta Algeta ASA (www.algeta.com ) is a norwegian cancer therapeutics company built on world-leading, proprietary technology. Algeta is developing new, targeted cancer therapeutics that harness the ...

Stein

... Stein (mythology), a mythical place somewhere in Estonia known to the Swedish Vikings. Stein (journal), a norwegian journal of "popular geology" ... Gertrude Stein was an American writer who spent most of her life in France, and who became a catalyst...
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Pharmaceutical use in Norwegian fish farming in 2001-2007

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has published an overview of sales of various drugs used in fish breeding in Norway from 2001-2007. The sales are shown in kilograms of active ingredient; antibacterials, anaesthetics, anthelmintics and treatments for sea lice and fungi. The figures are bas...

Early initiation of Arctic sea-ice formation

...Southampton (NOCS). The international collaborative research team led by Dr Catherine Stickley and Professor Naln Ko of the University of Troms and norwegian Polar Insitute (Troms) analysed oceanic sediment cores collected from the Lomonosov ridge in the central Arctic by Integrated Ocean Drilling Program E...

Norway, Japan prop up whaling industry with taxpayer money

...government subsidies for the whaling industry have equaled almost half of the gross value of all whale meat landings made through the Rafisklaget, the norwegian Fishermen's Sales Organisation. The report notes similar use of taxpayer funds by Japan. During the 2008-09 season, the Japanese whaling industry,...

Research vessel Polarstern starts 24th Arctic season

...s by now, because just a few comparable multidisciplinary long-term examinations exist. The Hakon-Mosby mud volcano lies in 1.250 m water depth at the norwegian continental shelf of the south-western Barent Sea and has regularly been explored in the past by Polarstern expeditions. A long-term observatory to co...

Bullies have harassed 14 percent of workers over past 6 months

...NAQ-R), which is a specific tool used to measure workplace abuse. The survey sections are based on the definition of workplace abuse devised by the norwegian researchers Einarsen and Raknes, which points out that "a one-off incident does not constitute harassment". The sections within the NAQ-R vary from th...

Fish may actually feel pain and react to it much like humans

... if fish responded to potentially painful stimuli in a reflexive way or a more clever way." Garner and Janicke Nordgreen, a doctoral student in the norwegian School of Veterinary Science, attached small foil heaters to the goldfish and slowly increased the temperature. The heaters were designed with sensors...

Satellite snow maps help reindeer herders adapt to a changing Arctic

...g and adaptation to climate change. The two Polar View snow services are provided by KSAT in partnership with the Northern Research Institute, the norwegian Computing Centre and the Finnish Meteorological Institute. ...

Codeine use and accident risk

...isk, according to a newly published study from the norwegian Institute of Public Health. Codeine and tramad...f codeine and tramadol. In this new study from the norwegian Institute of Public Health, anonymised data from the norwegian Prescription Database and Road Traffic Accident Re...

HPV vaccine may prevent preterm births

...ervical cancer, it may therefore reduce the number of preterm births. A new norwegian study has calculated the benefits of HPV-vaccination. Cervical cancer d...ation. Sjborg is a consultant at stfold Hospital and Eskild is based at the norwegian Institute of Public Health and Akershus University Hospital. Calculatio...

Harmonizing biobank research: An achievable world-wide goal

...EBE PHOEBE is a coordination action funded by the 6th Framework Program of the European Commission. It is coordinated by Dr. Jennifer Harris at the norwegian Institute of Public Health and includes 18 partners in 13 countries. PHOEBE identifies and explores key issues to help to ensure that Europe makes bes...
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Invitrogen to buy Norwegian biotech with operations in Brown Deer

Invitrogen : 4,000 employees worldwide. Headquartered in Carlsbad, California. Dynal : 400+ employees worldwide, 87 in North America, 65 in Brown Deer. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Brown Deer, Wis. California-based Invitrogen Corp. plans to acquire Dynal Biotech ASA , whose U.S. operati...

Clavis Pharma Raises NOK 129 Million (USD 20 Million) in a Private Placement to Fund Further Development of its Pipeline of Novel Anticancer Drug Candidates

...fully paid; and, iii) the share capital increase has been registered in the norwegian Register of Business Enterprises and VPS (The norwegian Central Securities Depository), all of which is expected mid July 2009. ...

Lytix Biopharma and KAEL-GemVax Announce Joint Clinical Trial to Combine LTX-315 and GV1001 Cancer Immunotherapy

...ctor of Product Development, Oncology at Lytix Biopharma. Mr Eriksen is also one of the key persons, together with Professor Gustav Gaudernack, at the norwegian Radium Hospital involved in the development of GV1001. Speaking on behalf of their respective companies, business development spokespeople Ande...

Neptune Product and Distribution Update

...hed vitamin and health supplement brands. - Europe: Weifa, a leading pharmaceutical company, launched NKO(R) for the first time in the norwegian market in drug stores for women's health. Launch at Vitafoods International, May 2009 - Neptune presents novel innovative product oppo...

International science consortium publishes analysis of domestic cattle genome sequence

...anches of the bovine tree. The scientists compared the Hereford genome sequence with those of six other breeds: the Holstein, Angus, Jersey, Limousin, norwegian Red and Brahman. Follow-up studies were then done on 497 cattle from 19 geographic and biologically distinct breeds. The species represent the humples...

Former GE Healthcare Director, Per Foss Appointed CEO for HUNT Biosciences

...overy and validation." The HUNT Study operates as a satellite to the norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) . Per Ivar Maudal, Executive Di...the development of new diagnostics and therapeutics for benefit of both the norwegian and international healthcare systems." ...

PCI Biotech-led Consortium Awarded EUR1.1 m Eurostars Grant for siRNA

... OSLO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- PCI Biotech Holding ASA, the Norwegian drug delivery company, and siRNAsense AS, the norwegian drug development company, today announced that a PCI Biotech-led consortium focused on effective siRNA cancer drug delivery has been ranked 3rd out of...

Greater Houston Partnership to Lead Energy Security Discussion

... of the Houston region, the Summit will also include views from Steven Winn, CEO of NRG Energy, and Liv Bargem Monica Stubholt, State Secretary of the norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The exchange of assorted viewpoints makes this year's Summit a must attend. For more information please visit a...

Pharmexa and Affitech to Combine Operations to Create a New Antibody Therapeutics Company

...hat they have entered into a conditional agreement to merge the two companies by means of a share for share acquisition by Pharmexa A/S of the private norwegian company, Affitech AS. The purpose of the merger is to transform Pharmexa from a cancer and infectious disease vaccine business into a company focused ...

Algeta Appoints Andrew Kay as President and Chief Executive Officer

...lpharadin in Advanced Prostate Cancer Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), the norwegian cancer therapeutics company, announces that Mr. Andrew Kay has been appoint...d to joining in the New Year." About Algeta Algeta ASA is a norwegian cancer therapeutics company built on world-leading, proprietary technology....
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Photobiology

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