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Americans United for Life Action Says the House-Approved Bill to Promote Abortion Overseas is a 'Grave Injustice'

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives voted 235-187 to approve H.R. 2410, the Foreign Relations Reauthorization Act, which creates a new "Office for Global Women's Issues" and directs that this office coordinate and support efforts regarding ...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Employees Adopt 54 Families, and an Overseas Platoon for the Holidays

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield associates in Maine have adopted 54 area families and an overseas military platoon for the holidays. The families were provided a full complement of holiday gifts and food certificates. The armed forces personnel were...

drugstore.com Offers Free Shipping to U.S. Troops Serving Overseas and in the United States

Order Holiday Gifts by November 20th to Support Free Delivery for Christmas, Express Option Also Available BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- drugstore.com, inc., (Nasdaq: DSCM ) a leading online retailer of health, beauty, vision, and pharmacy products recom...

An American Appeal to Overseas Hospitals

MedRetreat Offers 5 Steps to Help International Medical Providers Partner With Only the Best Medical Travel Agencies Vernon Hills, Illinois (PRWEB) July 8, 2008 -- As interest in medical tourism heats up in the U.S., more and more medical tourism agencies (MTAs) are p...

Companion Global Healthcare Adds Hospital in Costa Rica to Overseas Network

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinica Biblica Hospital, a general hospital in San Jose, Costa Rica, that holds the prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation, has joined Companion Global Healthcare Inc.'s network of overseas hospitals, Companion Global Healthcare ...

Many Clinical Trials Moving Overseas

Study says trend raises ethical, medical issues WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new report contends many clinical drug trials are now being run outside the United States and in far reaches of the globe, and that the trend raises troubling ethical and medical issues. The im...

Winter Travelers Often Take Higher Risks While Overseas

MEDEX Global Group Recommends Covering Injuries from Snowboarding, Skiing, Scuba Diving, Extreme Travel and More Baltimore, Md. (Vocus) December 9, 2008-- This winter thousands of vacationers will venture overseas and engage in recreation that can lead to serious injur...

Despite U.S. economy, more Americans seeking cosmetic surgery overseas

Economic downturn and possible recession, the focal point of the presidential campaign, has caused many anxious Americans to put major purchases on hold. Purchases of luxury items - a new car, the family vacation and even some elective procedures, like cosmetic surgery - have all but been elimina...

International Living Ultimate Event Attracts Nearly 300 Attendees Who Explore the Growing Trend of Retiring Overseas

The International Living Ultimate Event, held recently in Cancun, Mexico, attracted nearly 300 attendees - most from the U.S. and Canada - who are looking to retire overseas. Reasons vary, but most are looking for better access to quality health care and a lower cost of living BALTIMO...

Blunt: House Republicans Fight to Ensure Taxpayer Resources Aren't Used to Fund Abortions Overseas

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Republican Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the following statement today in support of efforts by Reps. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), Chris Smith (R-N.J.), Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) and others to make sure taxpayer money being used t...

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Overseas in Medical Technology

Awardees for the 2009 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Announced

... Central Institute for Microbiological Research) and one in Europe (Yakult Honsha European Research Center for Microbiology ESV). Since developing its overseas network in 1964, Yakult has expanded its business to 32 countries and regions. In addition to producing the internationally recognized probiotic beve...

Cephalon Submits NUVIGIL Supplemental New Drug Application for the Treatment of Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Jet Lag Disorder

...ting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in Seattle, Washington. The data from this novel placebo-controlled pivotal study, which involved overseas air travel, included an evaluation of the efficacy and safety of NUVIGIL (50 or 150 mg/day) in 427 healthy men and women who all had experienced jet l...

Pivotal Clinical Data Published for the Only Laser Phototherapy Device Cleared by the FDA for Hair Growth

...," as well as the November 2004 issue of Good Housekeeping Magazine. Lexington is a proud member of "Team Florida" and has participated in high-level, overseas trade missions with Governor Jeb Bush. Additionally, the company was awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce for "Commercial and Export Achievement...

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Receives Letter From FDA Outlining Path Forward to Resume Oxycyte Clinical Trials in TBI in U.S.A.

... Company Expands overseas TBI Trial COSTA MESA, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBO) today announced that the...

Kyowa Hakko Kirin Announces Development Policy for Anti-Parkinson's Disease Drug KW-6002 (Istradefylline)

...acy of KW-6002 compared with placebo, warranting further clinical investigation in Japan. For the development and commercialization of KW-6002 in overseas markets, is pursuing out-licensing opportunities. We believe that KW-6002 will offer a new therapeutic option for Parkinson's disease and provide...

Open Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama From Don Margolis, Chairman and Founder of The Repair Stem Cell Institute

...lso in phase II/III clinical trials seeking to improve the lives of heart failure patients with active trials in 35 leading centers in the U.S. and 19 overseas using its own unique Repair Stem Cell technology. Cytori Therapeutics in California is already using its special devices and new Repair Stem Cell tec...

Paratek Reports Positive Phase 2 Clinical Data on its New Antibiotic PTK 0796 in Late Breaker Presentation at the 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

...iasm and interest among investigators planning to participate in our Phase 3 program. We expect to initiate our pivotal Phase 3 trials in the U.S. and overseas for the treatment of cSSSI patients, including those with diabetic foot infections, in the first quarter of 2009. We are thrilled by the rapid advance...

'Friendly' Bacteria Can Benefit Health Throughout the Lifecycle

... Central Institute for Microbiological Research) and one in Europe (Yakult Honsha European Research Center for Microbiology ESV). Since developing its overseas network in 1964, Yakult has expanded its business to 31 countries and territories. In addition to producing the internationally recognized probiotic b...

Data Show Rufinamide, an Investigational Adjunctive Treatment for Lennox- Gastaut Syndrome, Reduced Drop Attacks by More Than 40%

...subsidiaries, Eisai actively participates in all aspects of the worldwide health care system. More than 50 percent of the group sales are derived from overseas business. For more information, please visit http://www.eisai.co.jp . ...

Study Results of GAMMAGARD S/D and GAMMAGARD LIQUID in Patients with Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease Announced

...ision and New York-Presbyterian Hospital/The Allen Pavilion. Weill Cornell Medical College is the first U.S. medical college to offer a medical degree overseas and maintains a strong global presence in Austria, Brazil, Haiti, Tanzania, Turkey and Qatar. For more information, visit http://www.nyp.org and ht...
Overseas in Medical Products

AirLife On-board Oxygen Concentrator

Description:... On-board Oxygen Concentrators were manufactured for the airlines to assist their supplemental oxygen passengers and are still in use today by several overseas airlines. With the US governments FAA/STC approval for this product to be installed on specific Boeing commercial aircraft, AirSep set the standard ye...
Company:AirSep Corporation
Overseas in Biological News

Who goes abroad for fertility treatment and why?

... country was The Netherlands, with a partial or total reimbursement of 44.4% and 22.1% of patients. In France, patients could only be reimbursed for overseas treatment where there was a delay at home, and treatment that was illegal at home, for example for single women or homosexual couples, was not reimbur...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

...l fraction of U.S.-bound containers that the system now handles, especially if there is a terrorist incident or a raised security alert requiring more overseas inspections. Using simulation, the authors find that no more than 5% of U.S.-bound traffic flowing through one port and 1.5% of traffic through a l...

Carbon measuring system to help mitigate climate change

...$9.16m Carbon Benefits Project, which involves the overseas Development Group at the University of East Anglia...tions Environment Programme (UNEP). As well as the overseas Development Group, organisations involved include ...eir activities remove from the atmosphere. The overseas Development Group, based in the School of Internat...

Symposia selected for Entomological Society of America meeting

...inute Pirate Bugs (Orius spp.) a Potential Biocontrol Tool in IPM of Fruit, Ornamental, and Vegetable Pests North American Neuropterists Meeting overseas Chinese Entomologists Association (OCEA): Looking into the Future Plant Resistance to Insects and Pathogens: Is It Really so Different? Regulati...

2009 AIBS Media Award

...lection technology. His stories have won journalism awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Deadline Club, the overseas Press Club, and AIBS. His degrees are in biochemistry, marine biology, and forest ecology. Dr. Susan Haseltine is the Associate Director for biolog...

Aussie meat ants may be invasive cane toad's Achilles' heel

... way to control toad numbers would be to find a predator that kills and eats toads but leaves native frogs alone. However, bringing in a predator from overseas might have catastrophic consequences, like those that occurred when cane toads themselves were brought in. So we've explored an alternative approach ...

K-State biologist collaborating with researchers in Africa on grassland sustainability, biodiversity

...search collaboration with African researchers -- primarily those from the University of Botswana -- has meant that K-State students have done research overseas while African students have come to K-State to pursue graduate degrees. This summer, Hartnett will take nine K-State students on a study abroad pro...

Salient Stills Notches Significant Advances in Profitability, Diversity of Sales and Customers, and Video Forensics Technology in 2008

... Growing overseas Sales and Distribution Compound Steady Domestic De...ant sales in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, as overseas law enforcement agencies more readily adopted Sali...ope, and the Middle East, to address rising demand overseas First sales in four new countries, bringin...

Reduction in parasite infections ahead for India

...ew facility as well as providing a forum for Indian scientists to hear from overseas experts about biotechnology and livestock-based agriculture. The Vice-Ch...as once a research fellow at Queen's University, asked Dr Brennan to act as overseas organiser for the event. Other Queen's delegates addressing the conferen...

Stanley to Continue Biometrics In-Service Engineering Support for U.S. Army

...ces by providing In-service Engineering (ISE) and maintenance of the system to meet immediate warfighter needs. BAT-A ISE support will be provided at overseas locations such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Horn of Africa, Belgium, Germany and Korea. Software maintenance and enhancement will take place at Fort ...
Overseas in Biological Technology

Warburg Pincus Acquires 5.4% of WuXi PharmaTech's Outstanding Ordinary Shares from United Overseas Bank

SHANGHAI, China, July 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that Warburg Pincus, the global private equity fir...

Leading Overseas Scientists Establish High-Tech Bio-Pharmaceutical Enterprise in Changzhou

Inactivated Rabies Vaccine for Animals to be Produced in Changzhou Hi-Tech District, China CHANGZHOU, China, April 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A project for producing inactivated rabies animal vaccines was recently launched in Changzhou National High-tech District, east...

GeneThera Extends its Reach Overseas

Results from Pharma Finance 2009 ARVADA, Colo., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeneThera, Inc. (OTC: GTHR.PK). GeneThera, as a service and responsibility to our shareholders, is addressing our recent events. GeneThera Inc. recently attended Pharma Finance 2009, a Biotechnology, Medic...

Protecting your intellectual property in overseas markets

Gov. Jim Doyles recent trade mission made clear that China represents phenomenal opportunities for Wisconsin companies. But we also learned that Wisconsin companies doing business in China and other parts of the world must take important steps to protect their intellectual property and technology....

Patent Attorney John Rizvi Speaks at FIME International Medical Expo

...e product becoming a commodity," said Rizvi. Patents for medical device companies have become increasingly important as more competitors from overseas and nationally are launching knock-off products based on a patent holder's intellectual property. John Rizvi said that he often sees companies wo...

R-Tech Ueno Notifies R&D Items

... contains gene recombination human serum albumin as an effective ingredient. Though the clinical study is currently interrupted, we intend to look for overseas affiliation soon because the need for treatment of dry eye is globally unmet (that is, there are currently few therapeutic drugs). 4. Developme...

Cynosure Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...8 and 43% in the first quarter of 2009. We believe this increased contribution helps to validate the strategic investments we have made to enhance our overseas infrastructure and broaden our global footprint. In addition, second quarter international laser revenue increased 87% from the first quarter, led in...

New RISI Report Analyzes South American Tree Farm and Biomass Energy Investment Opportunities

... Robert Flynn, study author and RISI director of international timber, commented, "Over 15% of plantation forests in South America are owned by overseas investors, including more than 500,000 ha owned by financial investors like TIMOs. This is only about 3% of the area owned by timberland investors in ...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

...l fraction of U.S.-bound containers that the system now handles, especially if there is a terrorist incident or a raised security alert requiring more overseas inspections. Using simulation, the authors find that no more than 5% of U.S.-bound traffic flowing through one port and 1.5% of traffic through a l...

PharmSource Releases White Paper on Role of U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the Bio/Pharma Industry

...especially while conducting business in emerging markets. "[After all, it is far easier to start a compliance program before commencing work overseas than it is to implement one retroactively, but it is also far more cost-effective to implement and run a compliance program than it is to be involved ...
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