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Red Cross Poll Shows Parents Still Lack H1N1 Information From Schools

The poll results come on the heels of the federal government's new H1N1 guidelines for schools WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poll conducted by the American Red Cross shows that while a majority of Americans are planning to take precautions against the H1N1 viru...

WIN Global Poll Finds Concern Of Swine Flu Decreasing Despite Not Being Prepared For A Pandemic

WIN (Worldwide Independent Network) poll finds concern for swine flu diminishing even though public feels a lack of preparation for a pandemic. While Swine Flu is still a viable illness globally, less than one-third of respondents across 19 countries stated that it is a concern. ...

Potato Tops Poll To Be UK's National Veg

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The humble spud has been voted the veg the UK would most like to be the national emblem of England, beating Wimbledon favourite Strawberries and Brussels sprouts to the title. This data comes from a new survey commissioned by AXA PPP h...

Americans Wary of Health Legislation: University of Texas/Zogby Poll to be Released on July 15 -- National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" Media Briefing

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey of nearly 4,000 people showing that Americans are wary of health reform legislation will be released at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, in the Murrow Room, 13th floor, National ...

New Poll Shows Americans Continuing to Move Toward Pro-Life Position on Abortion

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American people continue to move to the pro-life perspective on abortion according to the latest Moral Compass survey by the Knights of Columbus and Marist Poll. The poll mirrored findings of other recent surveys, showing that more Amer...

New Poll Finds Most Americans Support Including Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Addiction in National Health Care Reform; All Demographics Report Personal Experience With the Disease

Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) Poll Shows Widespread Concern about Cost of and Access to Treatment BALTIMORE, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll conducted for the Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) initiative found that, regardless of race, age, where people ...

New mtvU & Associated Press Poll Shows How Stress, the Economy & Other Factors are Affecting College Students' Mental Health

Over 60 Percent of College Seniors Worried They Won't Land a Job After Graduation, Nearly 1 in 5 Students Have a Parent Who Lost a Job This Year, and 1 in 3 College Students Changed Major or Chose Grad School in Response to the Recession NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of colle...

First-Time National Poll Confirms Neuropathy Hits Millions in Their Prime

Data shows 82% of patients have neuropathy onset during their 30s-60s NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national Neuropathy Association poll of peripheral neuropathy patients finds that the majority of respondents had their neurological disease begin during their prime adult y...

APA Poll Finds Economic Stress Taking a Toll on Men

Middle-Aged Men Stressed about Work, Money and the Economy Seven out of 10 American Workers Affected by Employers' Cost-Cutting Measures WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Economic pressures are having an increasing impact on men aged 35 to 54, according to a new survey by the ...

New Poll on Obama, Catholics and the Notre Dame Commencement Finds Deep Divisions Among Catholics

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that while most Catholics who have heard about the issue support President Barack Obama's visit to Notre Dame , deep divisions exist between the most-observant Catholi...

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New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a new public opinion survey today which finds that Americans rank prevention as the most important health care reform priority, and overwhelmingly support increasi...

Dramatic JUPITER Findings Fail to Sway Prescribing Behavior, Poll Shows

Results reveal most respondents against expanding statin use broadly in wake of AHA-presented data LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- JUPITER, a clinical trial suggesting rosuvastatin may lower the cardiovascular risk of healthy patients with elevated CRP, should not prompt univ...

Nationwide Progress Poll Reveals Increased Efforts by Hospitals to Control MRSA Infection

Healthcare Facility Infection Prevention and Control Professionals Cite Greatest Needs for Continued Success to Combat MRSA Including Additional Staff, More Environmental Services and Time-Saving High Tech Solutions DENVER, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than three out of four (76%) ...

New Poll Shows Men, Women Incorrectly Blame Symptoms of Low Testosterone on Normal Aging

Women Report Partner's Symptoms Negatively Affect Relationship BOCA RATON, Fla., June 25, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new nationwide survey show that more than half of women whose male partners have symptoms of a medical condition known as low testosterone incorrectly attribute them to the n...

One Call Now Offers Notification Service at NO CHARGE for Governments, Schools, Businesses, Religious Organizations and Others in Response to Swine Flu Outbreak

...ons of people across the United States every day. Whether for emergencies, event changes, reminders for activities, events, games and practices, or to poll people for instant responses, One Call Now is committed to delivering the highest quality service and support to its customers. Please visit us at w...

American Dairy Provides Business Update

... at the conference. The Company's flagship brand, Feihe, was recently voted as one of the top ten 'Most Trusted Brands' by consumers in an online poll conducted by SINA Corporation. Among products manufactured in China, Feihe was voted the No. 1 most trusted brand. Previously, Feihe was named one o...

Nation's Foremost Health Care Leaders Kick Off Summit Focused on Zero-Tolerance Approach to Hospital-Acquired Infections

...mperative to take immediate steps to eliminate infections. In an informal poll of Chasing Zero Summit attendees, respondents said that of the 11 preventab...e most difficult conditions to address are HAIs. In addition, 80 percent of poll respondents indicated that increasing hospital staff awareness, education a...

New Survey Suggests Cultural Ambivalence to Allergies Leaves Many Suffering Needlessly

...or pioneering online market research methods. The company has built what it believes to be the world's largest panel of survey respondents, the Harris poll Online. Harris Interactive serves clients worldwide through its North American, European and Asian offices, and through a global network of independen...

Survey Finds U.S. Healthcare Facilities Not Doing Enough to Curb MRSA

...illin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, according to a new poll of infection control professionals released today. The online poll conducted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) ...

Eighty-one Percent of U.S. Adults say that Birth Control Pills and Procedures Should Be Covered by Health Insurance

... believes to be the world's largest panel of survey respondents, the Harris poll Online. Harris Interactive serves clients worldwide through its United Stat...active.com/">www.harrisinteractive.com . To become a member of the Harris poll Online and be invited to participate in online surveys, register at

Personalized medicine

...ear of discrimination. Discirimination from an insurer or even worse and employer. This fear has been indicated in several polls, including the Harris poll in 2002. For the last decade there has been some form of legislation which had been mired in the House of Representatives in the United States. The cu...
Poll in Medical Dictionary

Sex education

...strong supporter of programs that advocate abstinence until marriage, and she also opposes explicit sex education . Alaska's law is ... A new poll finds that the debate over whether sex education should be taught in schools is over. But the NPR/Kaiser/Kennedy School survey of parents and prin...
Poll in Biological News

Majority of Americans want local action on global warming, says poll

New Haven, Conn. Nearly three-quarters of Americans are willing to pay more in taxes and other expenses to support local government-led initiatives designed to reduce global warming, according to a first-of-its kind survey conducted by GfK Public Affairs and the Yale School of Forestry & Environm...

Our 'caveman logic' embraces ESP over evolution

... our Pleistocene-era brain circuitry." He asserts that much of this primitive thinking is supported by modern social institutions. For example, a 2007 poll found that nearly 70 percent of Americans believe angels and demons are active forces in the world, while a 2009 survey concluded that only 39 percent...

American Journal of Botany named a top 10 most influential journal of the century

...edical and Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the SLA convened an international panel of 9 eminent subject experts to compile a ballot for an electronic poll of their membership to determine the 100 most influential journals of biology and medicine over the 100 years of the association's existence. The AJB...

Tips from the American Journal of Pathology

...tegy to reduce the lung injury that accompanies oxygen therapy." van Zoelen MAD, Florquin S, de Beer R, Pater JM, Verstege MI, Meijers JCM, van der poll T: Urokinase plasminogen activator receptor-deficient mice demonstrate reduced hyperoxia-induced lung injury. Am J Pathol 2009, 174: 2182-2189 ...

'Annals of the ESA' selected as one of 100 most influential journals

... A poll conducted by the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) to identify the 100 most influential journals o...

3 prominent Cell Press journals named among the 100 most influential journals in past 100 years

..., the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division (DBIO) convened an international panel of nine eminent subject experts to compile a ballot for an electronic poll of SLA members concerning the 100 most influential journals of biology and medicine over the 100 years of SLA's existence. Cell , the pioneer Cell...

Three prominent Cell Press journals named among the 100 most influential journals in past 100 years

..., the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division (DBIO) convened an international panel of nine eminent subject experts to compile a ballot for an electronic poll of SLA members concerning the 100 most influential journals of biology and medicine over the 100 years of SLA's existence. Cell , the pioneer Cell...

VCU survey: US public supports genetic research, testing and government spending on research

...ciences Survey, in its eighth year, was conducted by telephone with 1,005 adults nationwide, from Nov. 24 to Dec. 7, 2008. The margin of error for the poll is plus or minus 3.8 percentage points. This is the eighth annual VCU Life Sciences Survey, conducted for VCU Life Sciences and the VCU College of Hum...

Bonefish census reveals population holding steady

...determine a baseline for scientifically evaluating changes in the Florida Keys bonefish population. With help from flats guides and their customers to poll the flats looking for bonefish, they counted the quantities of bonefish observed and caught. This year, the boats set out on October 29, to visually a...

Nanotech and synbio: Americans don't know what's coming

... Washington, DC A groundbreaking poll finds that almost half of U.S. adults have heard n...ife. Yet the results from the first U.S. telephone poll about synthetic biology show that most adults have...ll about it," says PEN Director David Rejeski. The poll findings are contained a report published today, T...

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Poll in Biological Technology

Welcome to the Biofuel Age of Flight

...ner's Guide to Aviation Biofuels has been published to explain some of the benefits for aviation moving to a new, cleaner, source of fuel. "In a poll within the industry, almost half of those surveyed were unsure of the difference between first and second-generation biofuel supplies. Sixty percent d...

Document Management Inefficiencies Cost Clinical Study Sites Time, Money

...nsors time and money, according to a recent online poll by IntraLinks(R), the leading provider of critical... to mention, nearly 9 out of 10 respondents to our poll said they'd be willing to try an online tool to ma...rless clinical studies a reality." About the poll Conducted in March 2009, IntraLinks asked 252 c...

Synthetic Biology on the Rise

...nd will likely spawn a new generation of products and industries built on our ability to manipulate matter at a molecular level." Though a recent poll by Hart Research showed that 9 in 10 Americans have heard little or nothing about synthetic biology, experts predict the emerging technology could bec...

Shire plc: Results of the Annual General Meeting Held on April 28, 2009

...ompany, announces that at its Annual General Meeting today, all resolutions contained in the notice of meeting were duly passed and the results of the poll are as follows: For* Against Withheld** 1. To receive the Company's accounts ...

HybridSPE(TM)-Precipitation Technology Wins SelectScience.net 2009 Scientists' Choice Award for Best New Separations Product in 2008

... of the leading online resources for applied chemists, clinical chemists and life scientists. The Scientists' Choice Award was based on an independent poll of over 25,000 scientists within the SelectScience.net community. The award was announced at Pittconn(R) 2009 held recently in Chicago, IL. "The ...

Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research Releases New White Paper, 'Catalyst for Cures: Embryonic Stem Cell Research'

... - National poll Reveals Three-Quarters of Americans Want President-Elect Obama to Deliver o...g for stem cell research, the group also released the results of a national poll conducted this month for CAMR by Opinion Research Corporation indicating th...

For nano, religion in US dictates a wary view

...gest influence over everything." The study compared answers to identical questions posed by the 2006 Eurobarometer public opinion survey and a 2007 poll by the University of Wisconsin Survey Center conducted under the auspices of the National Science Foundation-funded Center for Nanotechnology and Soci...

Kelly Osbourne and International Health Groups Call for Improved Education on Choices and Usage of Contraception

...HO. Abortion in Europe. Entre Nous The European Magazine for Sexual and Reproductive Health No. 59. 2005. (3) Bayer Schering Pharma: Study - Opinion poll / Sexual behaviour in Europe, 2006. (4) Save the Children. Children Having Children. State of the World's Mothers 2004. May 2004. (5) Hofferth SL,...

Video: Fortune 1000 Executives: New President Must Fix Education Gap

...Methodology Results of The Bayer Facts of Science Education XIII, conducted by ICR (International Communications Research), are based on a telephone poll of 100 C-level executives at Fortune 1000 STEM companies. While Fortune defines its companies in terms of industry (pharmaceutical, telecommunications...

Saving Certified Continuing Medical Education (CME)

...Medical Education (ACCME) which accredits providers of CME found 'no evidence to support or refute the assertion that support biases CME'. In a recent poll 92% of the consumers of the CME system, physicians, disagreed with the Committee's call to end commercial support of CME. Industry sources currently a...
Poll in Biological Definition

Charles Darwin

...rge beard was reportedly a contributing factor in this choice. Darwin's Portrait on the 10 Note Darwin came fourth in the 100 Greatest Britons poll sponsored by the BBC and voted for by the public. The 14 species of Finches he researched in the Galpagos Islands are affectionately named "Da...
Poll in Biological Dictionary

DNA polymerase

...merase "reads" an intact DNA strand... DNA polymerase lambda, also known as POLL, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the poll gene. DNA polymerase is used in two ways by cells. ... And then, the DNA polymerase can use the free OH group of 3' and synthesize to ... ...
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