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Pelosi Statement on Health Care Reform Legislation Passed Today by the Senate HELP Committee

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after the Senate HELP Committee passed its version of health care reform legislation: "The passage of the Affordable Health Choices Act out of the Senate HELP Committee is ...

What Moms Learned May Be Passed to Offspring

Mouse study concludes rich environmental memories can affect learning in children THURSDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- The things mothers did as children may affect their children's memory and the severity of learning disorders, according to U.S. researchers who studied the brain funct...

Alliance for Pediatric Quality Supports New ANSI-Approved Standard for Child Health Passed by HL7

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Many electronic health record systems are built with the adult patient in mind. So when a child goes to his or her primary care doctor -- whether in the hospital or at the physician's office -- the fields in the child's electronic health record system...

Bill Passed Directing Prisons To Provide Inmates With HIV Testing, Treatment

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) recently introduced a bill (HR 1943) that would require federal prisons to provide inmates with HIV tests at the beginning and end of their// incarcerations, CQ HealthBeat reports. The bill also would require federal prisons to provide inmates with HIV/AIDS coun...

Stem Cells Passed From Mother to Child Live On and Make Insulin

The phenomenon known as microchimerism has been known for some years, that mother and baby exchange stem cells in the course of pregnancy, and that these may live on for many// years, apparently tolerated by the new host. However, it is still unclear as to whether the presence of such cells can be...

Renowned Novelist Styron passed away

William Styron, 81, the famous Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, passed away today at Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.// According to his daughter, Alexandra, he died of pneumonia at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. He belonged to Virginia. He was obsessive about race, class and his own guilt that...

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Scientists Reveal Roadmap to Brain Health That Can Be Passed Down to Future Generations: Exercise, Omega-3, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12

GORDONSVILLE, Va., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings from a comprehensive analysis of more than 160 clinical studies have revealed the importance of routine exercise and a balanced diet on brain health that can be passed down through future generations. According to a recent press release*,...

First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices

...ormed through a natural orifice, eliminating the need for an external incision. To assist with visualizing the internal surgical site, an endoscope is passed through a natural orifice such as the mouth or vagina and then through an internal incision in the stomach, bladder, colon or uterus. About Eth...

Heparin Use Prior to Endoscopic Vein Harvest Improves Graft Patency in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Patients

... in the incidence and volume of residual clot strands within the vein. In EVH, a small incision is made in the leg, through which an endoscope is passed and the vein harvested for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures. This method reduces patient discomfort and scarring. EVH also signi...

WORLD'S First Robotic Assisted Kidney Transplant Performed at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

...und Christmas 2007. Over the ensuing months, her health deteriorated. One afternoon in early spring, her husband happened to stop home and found her passed out close to death on the floor. Soon after, doctors told her that her kidneys had failed and that she would need to have dialysis until a kidney don...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Studies Presented at DDW Demonstrate Potential of Pure NOTES Surgery With Company's Toolbox

...ormed through a natural orifice, eliminating the need for an external incision. To assist with visualizing the internal surgical site, an endoscope is passed through a natural orifice such as the mouth or vagina and then through an internal incision in the stomach, bladder, colon or uterus. Single-sit...

One Step Closer: Novel Opioid Receptor Compound in Phase I Clinical Trials

...nvert concept into product. Researchers sometimes took their work off campus, establishing their own companies on the side. But the Bayh-Dole Act passed in 1980 opened up new avenues by allowing universities to keep discoveries disclosed using federal grants instead of returning them to the government,...
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Automated Centrifuge Module ACM-8

Description:...ered for laboratories with a smaller amount of specimens. The tubes are individually loaded in buckets. Samples that do not need to be centrifuged are passed on to the output area or to the next connected System. Furthermore, the samples can be transferred directly to a connected System (RSD 800 or RSD 800A...
Company:PVT LabSystems LLC

Full Service Clinical Reference Laboratory

Description:...of the area's first laboratories to be awarded the prestigious College of American Pathologist (CAP) accreditation. This award indicates that Enzo has passed an extremely rigorous series of inspections far more sophisticated than those mandated by licensing authorities....
Company:Enzo Clinical Labs, Inc.

Toxoplasma IgM - Rapid Test

Description:... be contracted by consuming contaminated meat or by contract with cat feces containing oocytes. If a pregnant woman contracts toxoplasmosis, it may be passed to the fetus through the placenta. This can result in congenital toxoplasmosis, which is a cause of mortality and malformation. This test is intended ...
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523 Lightweight Pneumatic Conserver

Description:... Lightweight Pneumatic Conserver. NOTE: All models passed the ASTM PS 127-00 regulator ignition safety test....
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512 Lightweight Pneumatic Conserver

Description:... Lightweight Pneumatic Conserver. NOTE: All models passed the ASTM PS 127-00 regulator ignition safety test....
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511WG Lightweight Pneumatic Conserver

Description:... Lightweight Pneumatic Conserver. NOTE: All models passed the ASTM PS 127-00 regulator ignition safety test....
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Atransferrinemia

...osomal recessive pattern, meaning two copies of the gene in each cell are altered. A case study was done in 1961 on a 7-year-old girl who passed away from heart failure with atransferrinemia. The half-normal levels of transferrin in her parents ' bloodstream supported the notion that this diso...

Personalized medicine

...e of Representatives in the United States. The current bill is called the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act H.R. 493, S.358 aka GINA. It was passed in the House of Representatives 420-3 and appears to have major support in the Senate. This will legislation will break down a significant barrier to ...

Polysomnographic technician

...ine. This differs from a Registered Polysomnographic technician (RPSGT) in that they have not yet performed overnight polysomnograms for 18 months and passed their registry exam through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists or BRPT. Taking the registry exam requires one to first complete gu...
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Valley fever

... Valley Fever is primarily a disease of the lungs that is common in the ... Valley Fever is not a "contagious" disease, meaning it is not passed from person ... Are there times of the year when chances of contracting Valley Fever are greater than others? ... Why are pregnant women more ...

Vaginitis

...infection is ... Sometimes, vaginitis occurs from organisms that are passed between sexual partners. ... A disturbance in any of these factors can trig...n of the vagina. ... Sometimes, vaginitis occurs from organisms that are passed ... many kinds of vaginitis . It is normal ... has vaginitis , the di...

Trachoma

...a is an infection of the eyes that may result in blindness after repeated ... Trachoma spreads easily from person to person and is frequently passed from ... Overview: Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of ocular morbidity. ... Trachoma ... species C trachomatis causes trachoma an...

Thalassemia

...semia can cause health problems. ... An overview of the inheritance of the genes that cause thalassemia ... Thalassemia cannot be caught or passed on to another person. ... Article describes the different types of thalassemia , their symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments. ... Thalassemia is ...

Telangiectasia

... ... Establishing the diagnosis of ataxia- telangiectasia is most difficult in very ... Ataxia- telangiectasia is inherited, which means it is passed down through families. ... Ataxia Telangiectasia Children's Project - www.atcp.org ... Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia . Authoritative f...

Stuttering

...ng is also a communication and ... Stuttering ... Stuttering that begins during a child's intensive language-learning ... Stuttering may be passed down in some families through genes (inherited) ... ...
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Carbon nanoparticles toxic to adult fruit flies but benign to young

...wn scientists noticed that some of the particles ended up being stored in the flies' tissue. That means the nanoparticles could accumulate as they are passed up the food chain, Rand said. The researchers have several related experiments in the works. They plan to test fruit flies' response to nanosilver ...

NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists

...ived half of all the NIH ARRA grants awarded to Georgia academic institutions thus far. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), passed by Congress in February, opened up funding opportunities for new projects as well as supplemental funding for projects that already are well on their ...

Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat

...lead in paintssuch as the one in made in his 2006 paperappear to be having some impact. In May of 2009, a United Nations-sponsored international forum passed a resolution to establish a global partnership to achieve such a goal. ...

Humans 'damaging the oceans'

...w and Mike say. "Given how essential the oceans are to how our entire planet functions it is vital that we intervene before more tipping points are passed and the oceans go down the sort of spiral of decline we have seen in the world's tropical forests and rangelands, for example." Man-made carbon emi...

Sex in the Caribbean: Environmental change drives evolutionary change -- eventually

...ng reduced in abundance. The forecast from the fossil record is that even if they survive now, the ultimate cause of their extinction may already have passed us by." This report appears in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B online. ...

New research finds possible genetic link to cause of pregnancy loss and disorders

.... When the female carried the bad copy, there were fewer births. Further research revealed this is because aneuploidy was generated in the egg and passed on to the single-cell zygote that forms when a sperm fertilizes an egg. And this led to the loss of the embryo. "This work certainly points to Bub1...
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Sundia's Animal Facility Passed Client and Government Inspection

SHANGHAI, June 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sundia MediTech Company, a Shanghai-based integrated pharmaceutical contract research company, announced today that its animal facility in Shanghai has passed the audit from a major European Pharmaceutical Company. The Sundia management and staff are pra...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

... design of the Option IVC Filter may allow physicians to remove or retrieve the device from patients more easily, or after longer periods of time have passed as compared to existing competitive IVC filters. The Option IVC Filter was approved based upon the results of a United States multi-center prospecti...

Video shows nanotube spins as it grows

...ms of metal catalyst were placed on the tip of the FEM's needle-like probe, and carbon nanotubes grew atop the metal catalyst. An electric current was passed lengthwise through the probe and nanotube, and it projected a bright, top-down image of the nanotube onto a phosphor screen. The bright spot was filme...

Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders

...sive scoliosis using our GenDB database," said John Climaco, president and chief executive officer of Axial Biotech. "Through the mapping of a disease passed on from family member to family member, the University's proprietary datasets further accelerate our ability to identify and validate genetic markers ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves a 100% Total Kill (Pass) Against the Life Threatening Clostridium Difficile (C.diff) Spores in Independent EPA Required Protocol Testing.

...ed Life Science Company announced today that at ATS Labs using the required EPA protocol testing, BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial passed the difficult Quantitative Disk Carrier test by totally eradicating all 5.4 million spores of Clostridium difficile (C.diff) present in this test ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

...fect on spores and therefore cannot provide truly disinfected and sterile environments in the health care arena. Examples of antimicrobials which have passed the EPA required test include Steris(R) Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilant. However, special protective equipment and highly trained professionals are requir...
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NeuroLog Amplifier from AutoMate Scientific, Inc

Description:...ly unit (NL900D) forms the heart of every NeuroLog System. Modules are not only powered by this unit, but wiring within the case allows signals to be passed between modules without the need for a mass of cable connections....
Company:AutoMate Scientific, Inc
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Albinism

...ition resulting in a lack of pigmentation in the eyes, skin and hair. It is an inherited condition arising from the combination of recessive genes passed from both parents of an individual. A variety of problems with photosensitivity in eyesight and skin usually result from the condition. This article...

Avian influenza

...o the point where it can be transmitted from human to human. It is at that point that a pandemic becomes likely. The first cases of avian influenza passed from birds to humans was H5N1 in 1997 in Hong Kong . 18 people were infected, of whom 6 died. The outbreak was limited to Hong Kong . All chicken...

Barr body

...xtra-embryonic tissues of some placental mammals, in which the father's X chromosome is always deactivated. The inactivation state of chromosomes is passed on to daughter cells during mitosis. Since random chromosomes are selected for inactivation early in embryonic development, this results in different ...

Computed axial tomography

...ay sensors are positioned on the opposite side of the circle from the X-ray source. Many data scans are progressively taken as the object is gradually passed through the gantry. Newer machines with faster computer systems and newer software strategies can process not only individual cross sections but con...

Digestion

...elps condense food into a bolus that can be easily passed through the esophagus to the stomach . In the s.... After being processed in the stomach, food is passed to the small intestine where it is further mixed... place in the small intestine, after which food is passed to the large intestine . Blood which has absorbed...

Dialysis

...emia). Types of dialysis The two types of dialysis are hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis . In hemodialysis , the patient's blood is passed through a tube into a machine that filters out waste products. The cleansed blood is then returned to the body. In peritoneal dialysis , a specia...
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Urea

...rea nitrogen (BUN) test measures the amount of nitrogen in your blood that comes from the waste product urea . ... Urea is made in the liver and passed ... ...

True-breeding

... A true breeding organism, sometimes also called a pure-bred, is an organism having certain biological traits which are passed on to all subsequent generations when bred with another true breeding organism for the same traits. In other words, to "breed true " mean...

Thalassemia

...alassemic patients and their families Thalassemia is an blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in ... The most severe form of alpha tha...or all patients ... Thalassemia ... Thalassemia is an blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in ... form of alpha thalassemia major ...

Testes

... testes will develop. ... Cryptorchidism (or undescended testes ) is a condition seen in newborns when one or both of the male testes have not passed down into the scrotal sac. Overview of testicular cancer ... that forms a tumor on one or both testes . Men have two testicles ( testes , gona...

Symbiogenesis

...volution. ... As a curiosity, symbiogenesis is an okay mechanism for materialists for ... Moffett Field CA (SPX) Oct 02, 2006 - Twenty years have passed since the publication of ... He said the symbiogenesis idea skipped an academic generation. ... Books under subject heading Symbiogenesis ... ...

Sex-linked

...t is a rare way that a trait or disorder can be passed down through families. ... Sex - linked disea...t is a rare way that a trait or disorder can be passed down through families. ... Sex - linked recessiv...t is a rare way that a trait or disorder can be passed down through families. ... Sex - linked recessiv...
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