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The Pope is Wrong on Condoms

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, issued a response to Pope Benedict's statement on condom use. "As the pope traveled to Africa, he chose this moment to make what appears to be his first unequivocal statement opposing condom use. I...

TransEnterix Inc. Names Experienced Medical Device Executive Todd M. Pope as President, CEO

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TransEnterix, an early-stage, privately-held medical device company focused on advanced minimally invasive surgery, announced today that the Board of Directors has named Todd M. Pope the Company's first President and Chief Executive Office...

Statement from Cleveland Clinic Regarding Pope Shenouda

CLEVELAND, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "H. H. Pope Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the sea of St. Mark, underwent a one-hour surgery at the Cleveland Clinic this morning to repair his broken left femur after he suffered a fall. The surgery was successful and he is recovering well...

Covenant House Welcomes His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

Sr. Tricia Cruise to Participate at St. Patrick's Cathedral Mass NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sister Tricia Cruise, president of Covenant House International, the largest privately funded agency in the Americas providing services to homeless kids, will participate in the St. Patrick'...

Physicians and Nurses Against Tobacco (PANAT) Petition Pope Benedict XVI to Condemn Tobacco Industry, and Tobacco Use, and Declare Vatican First Tobacco- Free Country

PROVIDENCE, R.I., MARCH 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and Nurses Against Tobacco, Inc., (PANAT) an organization of physicians, nurses, health-care officials and supporters, are petitioning Pope Benedict XVI to condemn the production, distribution, sale and use of tobacco, and, as a ...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

...nce at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and is the world's most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center. Housed in the Lois pope LIFE Center, its global team of more than 200 scientists, researchers and clinicians take innovative approaches to the challenge of spinal cord injury...

Brain Scan May Help Predict Cancer Drug Response

...ine, said in the news release. "We were correct 70 percent of the time," pope said. "Previously, identifying which patients would respond was like flippi...ersonalize therapy for each patient and decrease exposure to side effects," pope said. He and a co-author are consultants for Genentech, which makes Avas...

Writing About Injuries or Surgeries?

...atme nt of wrist fractures and how best to prepare for or recover from surgery ROSEMONT, Ill., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- pope Benedict XVI's fractured wrist . Jill Biden's shoulder surgery . Various recent injuries sustained by the Boys of Summer. If you need an expert ...

Obama Taps Alabama Doctor to Be Surgeon General

...ndela Award for Health and Human Rights, which she recieved in 1998. She was also awarded the distinguished service medal Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice by pope Benedict XVI. The Senate must confirm Benjamin's nomination for Surgeon General, who acts as the people's health advocate, the Associated Press r...

Brown professor continues debate over recovered memory

...st by Harvard University psychiatrists Harrison G. pope and James Hudson, both well-known skeptics of repr...ealthy individual, and then recovered. In 2007, pope and Hudson published their results in the journal ...es, none of them met the contest criteria, leading pope and Hudson to conclude that "dissociative amnesia ...
Pope in Medical Technology

Smithfield Sends Update to Employees on Testing Process at Veracruz Joint Venture

...e from Smithfield or anyone else, are and will continue to be safe. We will continue to update you as we have more information. C. Larry pope With sales of $12 billion, Smithfield Foods is the leading processor and marketer of fresh pork and packaged meats in the United States, as well...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...esh 10,000 young people blocked a busy crossroads with a human chain. -- Faith leaders Stand Up and Speak Out -- At papal mass at the Vatican pope Benedict XVI sent a message of support urging increased efforts to eliminate poverty. Indian spiritual leader his holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shanka...
Pope in Medical Dictionary

Quinsy

... patient. ... peritonsillar abscess ( ′perə′tänsələr ′ab′ses ) ( medicine ) An abscess forming in acute tonsillitis around one or both ... pope Adrian IV, died of quinsy ... quinsy n. Acute inflammation of the tonsils and the surrounding tissue, often leading to the formation of an...
Pope in Biological News

A crystal ball for brain cancer?

...edict which tumors will respond before the patient ever starts therapy." pope and his colleagues focused on glioblastoma, the most common and deadly form...erapy for each patient and decrease exposure to side effects," he noted. pope and his colleagues plan to confirm their findings in a larger study. The t...

Study assesses impact of fish stocking on aquatic insects

... Station and one of the study's authors. "They prey upon aquatic insects that are also food for other insects, amphibians, birds and bats." In 2003, pope and her colleagues began testing the effects introduced fish had on lake ecosystems in 16 lakes in Northern California's Trinity Alps Wilderness. T...

Britain's last Neanderthals were more sophisticated than we thought

...ols in Britain belonging to our own species, Homo sapiens," says Dr Matthew pope of Archaeology South East based at the UCL Institute of Archaeology. "It's ...echnology - not a people on the edge of extinction." The team, led by Dr pope and funded by English Heritage, is undertaking the first modern, scientific...

Sunflower debate ends in Mexico, researchers say

...thors of the PNAS study. The research was funded by grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society. Pohl and Kevin pope of Geo Eco Arc Research discovered the early domesticated remains of sunflower a decade ago during an excavation of the San Andrs site in the modern-d...

UC biology prof traces his roots to the first Earth Day

...gton, D.C. There he met such people as Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisc.), Denis Hayes, David Brower (first executive director of the Sierra Club), Carl pope (current executive director of the Sierra Club), Paul Ehrlich (population expert) and David Mixner (civil rights/gay rights activist), who were among ...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

... The Late Quaternary context for recent thinning of Pine Island, Smith, and pope Glaciers Joanne Johnson et al., British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, M...et. The ages indicate the mean rates of thinning of Pine Island, Smith, and pope Glaciers since 14.5 thousand years ago. The average rate of thinning varies...

Environmental setting of human migrations in the circum-Pacific Region

... A new study by Kevin pope of Geo Eco Arc Research and John Terrell of The Field Museum adds insight into the migration of anatomically modern humans out of Africa and into Asia...

Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease moves forward in animals

...rmer heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali and film star Michael J. Fox, according to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. pope John Paul II was recently hospitalized because of breathing problems that were complicated by his advancing Parkinson's disease. "The use of GDNF a...

Gene Therapy For Parkinson's Disease Moves Forward In Animals

...rmer heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali and film star Michael J. Fox, according to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. pope John Paul II was recently hospitalized because of breathing problems that were complicated by his advancing Parkinson's disease. “The use of GDNF a...
Pope in Biological Technology

Internet Scout Project develops better tools for online research

...ple at other institutions. And many libraries across the country are digitizing materials and then sharing those digital collections with anyone else, pope said. Large digitization efforts, like those of Google and other universities, are tackling large chunks of history, science, and literature. Wis...

Swiss biotech has quality of its big pharma, watch and chocolate industries

...y has ruled the day ever since (although note that some lingering connection with the Vatican remains, as the soldiers that guard Vatican City and the pope are all Swiss guards). So how does such a small country produce some of the most prodigious multinational companies in the world, such as Nestle, p...

Brazilian bio-industry should impress American investors

...ngarians, and even Jamaicans. Brazilian biotechnology: Biofuels I could wax on even further about this trip, but interestingly during the trip pope Benedict had just come to Brazil, as had Al Gore. President Bush had been there only a month or earlier, and struck an important U.S.-Brazil agreement...
Pope in Biological Definition

Cryptozoology

... Clutchbone Dover Demon Goatman Jersey Devil Lizard men Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp Loveland Frog Mothman Owlman pope Lick Monster Shadowman Carnivorous mammals The Beast of Bodmin The Beast of Exmoor The Beast of Gvaudan (mysterious "gian...

Evolution

...ther. For example, the Roman Catholic Church , beginning in 1950 with pope Pius XII 's encyclical Humani Generis, took up a neutral position with rega...In an October 22 , 1996 , address to the Pontifical Academy of Science , pope John Paul II updated the Church's position, recognizing that Evolution is ...

Marcello Malpighi

...mia Plantarum in 1671 . It was the most exhaustive study of botany at the time. Royal Society published it the next year. Years in Rome 1691 pope Innocent XII invited him to Rome as Papal physician, He taught medicine in the Papal Medical School and wrote a long treatise about his studies he...
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