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MDOUTLOOK(R) Quick Polls Report on Clinical Integration of Key Oncology Developments Following ASCO 2009

ATLANTA, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MDOUTLOOK(R), the innovative oncology intelligence platform, today announced the results from its Quick Poll research, which was launched immediately following this month's annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Orlando, Florida. Base...

DNA Testing and Genetic Profiles Help Avoid Broken Hearts Polls Reveal

The rapid growth in popularity of DNA testing and genetic profiling is proving many skeptics wrong. A recent poll shows that the benefits available from genetic tests outweigh consumers' privacy concerns. From dating, through genealogy, to preventative heart medication, the use of genetic testi...

The Polls are Open! America Votes to Decide Which Hospital is the Most Deserving of Siemens' Newest MRI Technology

Online Videos Created by Hospitals from Around the Country Appeal to the Masses in Siemens First-Ever Contest to Win a Free MRI MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For anyone who has ever wanted to give back to their community, but can't seem to find the time, now's your cha...

Record Number of Voters with Disabilities Will Head to Polls

About 20 million voters with disabilities expected to vote in presidential election WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters with disabilities are expected to vote in record numbers on Election Day, according to the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the lar...

Financial Crisis Looms on Minds of Voters; Affordability of Health Care Major Concern as They Head to the Polls

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight out of 10 Americans fear that the current financial crisis will affect their ability to pay their medical bills, according to the results of a poll of more than 4,000 U.S. adults released today by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, a n...

AIIMS Goes to Polls Amid Reservation Issues

The reservation issue continues to haunt the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here as the main poll plank// for the elections to its resident doctors association (RDA) that began early Tuesday. Nearly 1,400 resident doctors, interns and students of AIIMS will elect e...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...ersation Is Critical To Advancing Health Care Reform SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress breaks for its August recess with polls pointing to a decline in public support for health reform efforts, new research shows that getting Americans more involved in the debate is essential ...

District of Columbia Cigarette Tax Increase Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers

...ia - a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save lives, a financial win that will raise revenue for critical programs, and a political win that polls show is popular with the voters. With the increase, the District of Columbia will join 11 states that have increased their cigarette taxes this year. ...

Final Rules Broaden Pool for Stem Cell Research

... lot more cells under these guidelines," Sanberg said. "But as scientists, we clearly need to continue to think about the ethical issues." National polls continue to find that the majority of Americans favor embryonic stem cell research, although some surveys have found that support has declined somewha...

Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

...ed like a perfect excuse.” After being selected as one of the finalists and being posted on Eye Doctors of Washington’s website , the polls opened and Adrienne’s video received 476 votes, declaring it the winner. Within a week after her video was chosen, Adrienne was treated to free ...
Polls in Medical Technology

Dramatic JUPITER Findings Fail to Sway Prescribing Behavior, Poll Shows

...ot easy, and even when [patients] achieve the goal, how long will it be maintained? I inform the patient and let him decide." MedPage Today polls are not scientific samplings of reader opinion; they are, rather, a snapshot of current thinking among the healthcare community. Totals may not add to...

Interview of the Vice President

...efforts with respect to 2008. Q With the office on the House side that you lost last time, let's face it, the Republican Party -- if you look at the polls and look at the 2006 results -- it's got real problems. What does it need to do to, for example, improve its brand and its reputation in the hope now ...

Flu Vaccine Used Last Winter Seems to Have Been Less Effective Than Vaccines Used in Previous Years

...ore last winter were only 24 percent less likely to get the flu than those who were not vaccinated. The differences were larger in two previous Harris polls on the same topic.(1) In the winters of 2003/2004 and 2004/2005 adults who were vaccinated were 33 percent and 43 percent less likely to have gotten t...
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Values

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Left

...rates left (Specter Snowe Collins... Open Left . Home. About & Contact. RSS Feed. Subscribe for Email Updates ... In the two daily tracking polls for the general election, Gallup and Rasmussen, ... The Left Coaster. The Middle East. War Crimes " Open Thread - Alberto Cooked? ... As Armando...
Polls in Biological News

Evolution education for K-12 teachers needs beefing up, says CU-Boulder professor

...logy professor. On the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's classic book "The Origin of Species" that first described natural selection in detail, polls still show that only about one third of Americans believe evolution is supported by scientific evidence, said Professor Mike Klymkowsky of CU-Boulder'...

Nanotechnology 'culture war' possible, says Yale study

...chnology and believe it isn't bad for the environment tend to learn about new technologies before other people do," said Kahan. "While various opinion polls suggest that familiarity with nanotechnology leads people to believe it is safe, they have been confusing cause with effect." According to Kahan an...

Fish choose their leaders by consensus

... Just after Americans have headed to the polls to elect their next president, a new report in the November 13th issue of Current Biology , a Cell Press publication, reveals how one species of fish...

Widespread support for nonembryonic stem cell research, VCU Life Sciences Survey shows

...findings are part of this years nationwide survey conducted by VCU via telephone with 1,000 adults nationwide from Nov. 26, 2007, to Dec. 9, 2007. The polls margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. The survey is conducted for VCU Life Sciences and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences by ...

Americans support free access to research

...), it will help speed up finding potential cures for diseases. These findings from the Harris Poll, one of the longest running independent opinion polls in the United States, underscore broad agreement among diverse sectors of the American public on the benefits of free access to research. The original...
Polls in Biological Technology

Icahn Indicates That Biogen Board Refuses To Close Polls

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Icahn announced today that Biogen is acting in its usual shareholder unfriendly way by manipulating the annual meeting of shareholders in order the prevent the votes that have been submitted from being counted. They are doing so in order to attempt to keep tw...

Nanotech: To know it is not necessarily to love it

...efore other people do," said Dan Kahan, Professor at Yale Law School and lead author of the Nature Nanotechnology article. "So while various opinion polls suggest that familiarity with nanotechnology leads people to believe it is safe, they have been confusing cause with effect." The findings of the exp...

Dancing With the Stars' Drew Lachey and Novo Nordisk Launch Dancin' to Change Diabetes National Video Contest

...lifestyle. WHEN: Submissions will be accepted from 12:01 p.m. EDT, May 5, 2008 through 12:01 p.m. EDT May 26, 2008. Online voting polls will be open from 12:01 a.m. EDT Friday, May 30, 2008, through 12:01 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 5, 2008. The win...

Life Sciences Industry Reaches Crossroad Say Noted Pillsbury Attorneys

...ing policy objectives and incentives intended to empower the industry and consumers, as well as protect patient safety. "Given Presidential campaign polls showing that many voters favor some form of universal healthcare and the scope of such plans touted in Congress and on campaign trails, including deba...

GPhA Annual Meeting Focuses on Industry Opportunities and Challenges for 2008

...onference participants discussed the industry opportunities and challenges in this important legislative and election year. "Voters are going to the polls with access to affordable health care at the top of their minds," said GPhA President Kathleen Jaeger. "Generics -- and biogenerics -- are the solutio...

DuPont Named Among Top Biotechnology Employers by Science Magazine

...for markets including agriculture, automotive, construction, electronics, chemicals and industrial materials Science's annual survey of Top Employers polls employees in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries. Respondents to the web-based survey are asked to rate compan...

Boehringer Ingelheim Receives Top Honor as World's Most Respected Biopharmaceutical Employer in Science 2007 Top Employers Survey

...as been awarded top honors by Science as the world's most respected biopharmaceutical employer. Science's annual survey of more than 470 Top Employers polls employees in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and related industries. Respondents to the web-based survey are asked to rate compa...

New Survey Reveals Many Adults With High Cholesterol Fail to Take Necessary Steps to Improve Their Condition

...able and enduring improvements in performance. Harris Interactive is widely known for The Harris Poll, one of the longest running, independent opinion polls and for pioneering online market research methods. The company has built what it believes to be the world's largest panel of survey respondents, the H...

Norlight Announces Online Collaboration Tools

...nterface, the conference host can share any application on their computer, including presentations. The service can also be used to create on-line polls and surveys, guide participants through Web tours, synchronize live audio and data streaming and save presentations. Users will have access to a v...

Social Networks Revisited

...ved. (See http://www.idgef.com/demoletter/archive/viewer.html?2004_jan20 ). Then, I thought that these networks were little more than popularity polls - who was most connected and to whom. In recent weeks, however, something has changed. The network (in this case, via LinkedIn) has become more useful...
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