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Dignitaries Come Together to Honor Participants in the Team Sarcoma Initiative

Ambassadors from Lithuania, Mexico, and New Zealand gathered with physicians and government representatives on July 24 in Washington, DC, to honor people dealing with sarcoma, a rare and dangerous cancer. The reception was a part of the global Team Sarcoma Initiative (TSI), a growing movement th...

Are we cherry picking participants for studies of antidepressants?

PITTSBURGH, April 28 Findings from clinical studies used to gain Food and Drug Administration approval of common antidepressants are not applicable to most patients with depression, according to a report led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Published in the May is...

Innovation and Strategic Alliances Come to the Rescue of Participants in Mature Brazilian Market for Food Emulsifiers, Finds Frost & Sullivan

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of growing health concerns and awareness of the harmful consequences of trans-fats on health, consumers are ratcheting up pressure for healthy food ingredients. Emulsifiers are emerging as ideal substitutes for hydrogenated fat...

Video: Participants Find New Routes, Routines on National Start! Walking Day

DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- From Los Angeles to New York, thousands will set off on a new path to fitness tomorrow. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/americanheartassociation/37624/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090407/N...

Photos: OneTouch(R) Features Five Participants From Global Diabetes Handprint Project in National Awareness and Fundraising Campaign

Project Extended Through June 30th; Participation Raises Funds for Diabetes Charities MILPITAS, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Brave. Fight. Grandpa. Life. Alive. At first glance, these words may not seem to have anything in common. But for the millions of people with diabetes, the...

LifeMasters Introduces Health Activation Tool to Disease Management Participants

Innovator of the PAM™ Assessment in Chronic Disease Coaching Irvine, Calif. (Vocus) March 2, 2009 -- In keeping with its commitment to implement the latest advances in behavior change, LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc. is the first disease management company ...

Rejuvenating Fitness Program Motivates Participants to Spring Into Motion

Health Enhancement Systems Wellness Program Inspires Long-Term Physical Activity Habits MIDLAND, Mich., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- With the warm weather beckoning everyone outside, the Health Enhancement Systems ( www.HealthEnhancementSystems.com ) corporate wellness program, Spring Into Moti...

Exercising Power to Lead Healthier Lives - 740,000 Participants Cast Votes for 'Challenger of Year'

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ian Smith's 50 Million Pound Challenge, the free national health initiative launched April 2007 to rally Americans to come together to 'Give up the pounds, not the fight,' is on track to top the 3 million pounds lost milestone this month. To celebrate the prog...

Newport Introduces More Resources for Spanish Speaking Plan Participants

The Newport Group, a leading national provider of retirement plans, executive benefits and investment consulting services, announced that its award-winning participant account statements and participant website are now available in Spanish — at just the touch of a button. ...

Fight Against Breast Cancer Receives Big Boost During Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure(R) With 344 Participants From Binson's, Northwood

Thousands of Racers and Sponsorship of Survivor Cafe Continues Longstanding Community Support By Binson's DETROIT, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The fight against breast cancer received a big boost during the May 31st Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure(R) with the participati...
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New Minimally Invasive Breast Reconstructive Procedure for Breast Cancer Patients - Actively Recruiting Participants for Clinical Study

MIAMI, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger K. Khouri, M.D. a noted Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, is presently leading a team of surgeons in a clinical trial performing a minimally invasive breast reconstruction technique utilizing the Brava external expansion system and liposuctioned micro-fat...

Top Washington Health Officials to Honor Framingham Heart Study Participants

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's top health officials will honor residents of Framingham, Mass., Nov. 29, when they visit the Boston-area community to pay tribute to the thousands of individuals who have participated in the landmark Framingham Heart Study. HHS Secre...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...ng other venues. More than 80 percent of the study participants were women, well-educated and Caucasian, with an average age of 42. participants provided self-reported information on a number of ...nuous exercise. More than 40 percent of the participants practiced yoga more than an hour per week, 46 perc...

Study Shows Brain Fitness can Save Medicare Billions

...th services journal. Researchers found that participants who did just ten hours of special computerized bra...lts, aged 65 and older, enrolled in the study. The participants were divided into three intervention groups and a ...ours of training over one initial six-week period. participants have been followed for more than five years. ...

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

...andard National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) -- a test that uses baseline data to determine severity of a stroke and projected outcome -- participants registered a mean score of 15 (any score over 10 is associated with a serious stroke) . Various endovascular treatments were used, including: clot-d...

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents

...cine for the treatment of ADHD.(6) Safety was also evaluated during these pivotal trials and safety data showed that adverse events reported by participants using INTUNIV were generally mild to moderate in severity, with the most common side effects being sedative in nature.(1,2) Sedation-related, treatmen...

Dirucotide Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint in Phase III MAESTRO-01 Trial in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

...ources in place to remain flexible to pursue whatever options emerge once we understand these results more fully." BioMS Medical Webcast participants may listen to a discussion of the outcome of the MAESTRO-01 study by Kevin Giese, President and CEO of BioMS Medical. The audio webcast is accessible ...

Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

...nce of Uterine Bleeding in Postmenopausal Women (Archer DF, et al) To evaluate the effect of treatment with BZA/CE on uterine bleeding, trial participants were asked to record in a diary whether or not they experienced bleeding and/or spotting. The mean number of bleeding or spotting days with BZA/CE was...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

... and their findings. In a Mayo Clinic study, more than 7,000 people completed a personality test in the early 1960s, and researchers tracked participants for more than 40 years. They found that for every 100 participants, the 25 who had scored as the most pessimistic, anxious and depressed had about a 3...

UPDATE: US Oncology Research Network Participates in Phase III Follow-up Study to BiPar's Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201

...ling patients in this trial with a similar sense of urgency." Physicians within the US Oncology network are expected to enroll more than 100 participants in this 420-patient study. Enrollment in the study opened July 17 in centers nationwide. "The BSI-201 PARP Inhibitor is a potential game chan...
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Macula Complete

Description:...e nutrients used in the ARED study, as well as the Lutein Antioxidant Supplement Trial (LAST), which suggested no AMD disease progression in the study participants in a one year period. Macula Complete also contains efficacious amounts of nutrients suggested in peer-reviewed studies to support the mitochondria, a...
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Murad® Firm and Tone Serum For Cellulite and Stretch Mark Management

Features:...ting results that do not disappear hours after application Reported by some study participants after participating in an 8 week independent clinical test. Individual results may vary. ...
Company:Murad, Inc.
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Tic

...cess Code. ... The Trade & Investment Convention ( TIC ) marks its 10th Anniversary in 2009! ... TIC networks global decision-makers, giving participants an unsurpassed ... TIC FAQs. More and more people share real property, either as homes or for investment. ... By contrast, TIC owners own perc...

Subcutaneous

...tation, subcutaneous (Alarming Signs and Symptoms: Lippincott Manual of ... ... or hyperplasia) in subcutaneous small arteries of patients ... participants underwent biopsy of subcutaneous fat from the gluteal ... Subcutaneous ... SUBCUTANEOUS FLUIDS AT HOME ... For subcutaneous fluid admi...

Placebo

...cebo if you're not honest about it. ... Placebo . A placebo is an inactive substance which may look like medicine but ... In some studies, the participants in a control group may be given a placebo . ... ... brain on a placebo . ... ( A big advance in understanding placebo was showing that a drug...

Oral contraception

...nother option is a new extended oral contraception regimen that has 84 days of ... Before starting the extended oral contraception method, the participants were ... ... partners may choose oral contraceptive pills over other forms of contraception . ... combined oral contraceptives for use as pos...

Ocd

...part of OCD . Washington Post: OCD national meeting draws past, present ... Online OCD Support Groups. Intensive Treatment Programs. Research participants Sought ... for Parents of Children with OCD . Teen Web Site "Organized Chaos" ... All kids have worries and doubts. But some have obsessive-comp...

Itp

...ate program located in the Tisch School of the Arts whose ... Rhizome: Art In Your Pocket. ITP /GreenFab - Green Education in Huffington Post ... participants make nine ITP Commitments, including exercise and diet, reading and ... ©1998-2009 ITP International, All Rights Reserved ... Institutes o...

Eating disorder

...nt providers and events for individuals struggling with bulimia, anorexia, and binge- eating disorders . Eating Disorder Therapist Research participants Needed ... People with binge eating disorder (BED) are needed for a research study in the ... Three eating disorders ... Help and Support -...
Participants in Biological News

McGill conference on Global Food Crisis draws impressive list of international participants

McGill University's upcoming Conference on Global Food Security (Sept. 24-26) has attracted a long list of important players in key organizations around the world to discuss solutions to a problem that might have fallen off media radar screens, but which has not gone away. The latest developmen...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

...llowship for each EMBO Fellow enrolled in the plan. Participation in the pension plan is voluntary. In addition to the monthly 100-euro incentive, participants in the pension plan benefit from: Attractive group conditions Flexible payment and repayment terms Worldwide validity of acquired benefits Pos...

Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage

...ey can swim underwater and how deep they can dive. participants must undergo intense training to increase their lu...her motor control or consciousness. In this event, participants float face down on the water for as long as possib...acted as the controls. The researchers told the participants to lie on their backs on a cot and hold their brea...

U of M study identifies risk factors of disordered eating in overweight youth

...escents from 31 urban Minneapolis-St. Paul schools during the 1998-99 academic year. Youth were surveyed at two time points; the first occurring when participants were in middle school and high school, and the second occurring five years later. Researchers found that disordered eating habits among overweight ...

Reducing risk of hospitalization in the elderly

...ir ability to stand up from a chair repeatedly, the strength of their grip and their leg strength. By the end of the study more than 55 percent of the participants had experienced one or more hospitalizations. Those most likely to end up in the hospital were the adults who scored lowest on the measures of physica...

Health benefits of physical activity more pronounced in women

...re and this was non-scientific, though the particular methodology used has been extremely reliable in other studies. They also note that all evaluated participants were healthy, so these results cannot be generalized to individuals with diabetes or those on cholesterol-lowering medications. ...

Researchers develop 'brain-reading' methods

...anned using fMRI. The researches were able to identify which of eight tasks participants were involved in with more than 80-percent accuracy by analyzing the partic...ifferences that allowed them to predict the specific mental function of the participants and what information they would report back. "It's like looking at two p...

Most older long-term cancer survivors have poor health habits

...e or more years post-diagnosis) breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors to estimate the prevalence of poor health habits in this population. participants were recruited through the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry, the Duke Cancer Registry, and self-referral. The study included telephone intervie...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MIRTEC With the 2009 Award for Automated Optical Inspection Product Innovation of the Year

...rformance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry. ...

Penn-Wistar team gains insight into HIV vaccine failure

...at-risk individuals. It was noted that a subset of participants who had previous immunity in the form of neutraliz...ine Center, analyzed blood samples from 40 healthy participants in the phase I safety trial of the STEP HIV vaccin...eutralizing antibodies to Ad5, had been taken from participants at baseline, before administration of the Ad5 vect...
Participants in Biological Technology

GenVec Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...esults. To listen to the live conference call, please dial 888-679-8033 (U.S. or Canada) or 617-213-4846 (international) and use access code 57544597. participants may pre-register for the call anytime at: https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=PNU6FNDG6 . Pre-registrants will be...

Microfluidics International Corporation to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 11, 2009

... Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. participants are invited to attend the call by visiting www.mfi...8049 (outside the United States). The passcode for participants is 61872202. A replay will be available ap...6888 (outside the United States). The passcode for participants is 95302005. A replay will also be posted on the C...

Repligen Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results

...cessed via Repligen's website at www.repligen.com or by calling (800) 638-4930 for domestic calls and (617) 614-3944 for international calls. participants must provide the following passcode: 65889469. About Repligen Corporation Repligen Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company focused on ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...or the second quarter 2009, today, August 5, 2009 at 5 p.m. EDT. Interested participants and investors may access the conference call by dialing 877-591-4949 (U.S./...www.amicustherapeutics.com under Investors: Events and Presentations. Web participants are encouraged to go to the Web site 15 minutes prior to the start of the c...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Provides Clinical Studies Update

...University, Union Square, and the Bronx in New York City. In South America, participants are to be enrolled in Peru at sites in Iquitos and Miraflores (Lima). ...ut, before these trials can scale up, we need to demonstrate safety for our participants in both vaccination and subsequent phases of therapeutic studies. We have s...

Advanced Life Sciences to Host 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

...c) or 617-801-6888 (international), passcode 69105186. Investors are advised to dial into the call at least ten minutes prior to the call to register. participants may pre-register for the call at https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=P8EHLRVGT . Pre-registrants will be issued a pin n...

Pharmacyclics, Inc. Rights Offering Oversubscribed

...ffering the Company had received valid subscriptions from approximately 375 participants for the purchase of in excess of the 22,500,000 shares offered. The total ..., which the Company expects to have completed on or before August 5, 2009. participants in the offering include Federated Kaufmann Funds, Perceptive Advisors LLC, ...

AEterna Zentaris to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results on August 11, 2009

...sday, August 11, 2009. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results later that same day at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Time. participants may access the live webcast via the Company's website at www.aezsinc.com in the "Investors" section, or by telephone using the following numbers: 80...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

...s should dial 617-213-4849, at least 10 minutes prior to the call start time. The participant passcode for this conference call is 82078293. participants may pre-register for the call at anytime, including up to and after the call start time, at https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.proce...

CuraGen Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...aking any voting or investment decision with respect to the merger. participants in the Solicitation The directors and executive officers of Celldex and CuraGen may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the holders of Celldex and CuraGen comm...
Participants in Biological Definition

Blood

...as considered to have the power of its originator and after the butchering the blood was sprinkled on the walls, on the statues of the gods and on the participants themselves. This act of sprinkling blood was called bleodsian in Old English and the terminology was borrowed by the Catholic Church becoming t...

Glycome

...omics (CFG) funded by the (US) National Institute of General Medical Sciences . This body (which operates in a field called glycosciences ) includes participants in 'glycome projects' within its remit. The US Federal grant which can be said to have 'put the glycome on the political map' was described as a 'glue...
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Adenosine diphosphate

...mbered rings with two or more heteroatoms ) Adenosine monophosphate, diphosphate , and triphosphate (AMP, ADP, and ATP, respectively) are important participants in... Adenosine diphosphate . Synonym(s) adenosine 5'-pyrophosphate. adenosine pyrophosphate ... C10H15N5O10P2 composed of adenosine and t...
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