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Rumours About Paris Preferential Treatment in Prison to Be Probed

LA prison authorities are going to probe into claims that Paris Hilton received preferential treatment during her stay in the detention facility last month. Rumours were rife that the socialite, who served time for violating terms of probation, was given several privileges by the prison aut...

NCPA: White House Has Ideas on How to Ration Health Care

... should be given preference over seniors because younger people have more years of life ahead of them. He also says that young adults should be given preferential care over very young children because society already has made an investment in their education. In the medical journal The Lancet , Ema...

New Clinical Data Shows Significant Improvement in the Appearance of Fat Using SlimLipo(TM) Laser

...lable with 40 watts of power for faster, more effective treatments. SlimLipo is equipped with the dual laser wavelengths of 924 nm and 975 nm for preferential absorption by fat and dermal tissue, respectively, resulting in efficient fat 'melting' with less contour deformities and faster patient recovery, as ...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at the Influence of China's New Health Reform on the Pharmaceutical Market

...ed that the draft of "Regulation for Drug Price Administration" is completed and drugs of certain kind, such as patent drugs and first-generics, enjoy preferential policies of individual pricing. This means there is no price change or little change even if listed in the national essential drug list. "The pol...

Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

....9 million, and expects sales to range from $55.4 to $59.7 million. This expectation is based on the assumption that the Company benefits from the tax preferential policy offered in Inner Mongolia, strong profitability due to cost saving initiatives, and continued growth in demand for the Company's prescription a...

TeamStaff Rx Signs Staffing Agreement With One of the Nation's Largest Healthcare Services Networks

... This network delivers care to more than half a million cancer patients each year. TeamStaff Rx is one of a select number of companies to be given a preferential opportunity to fill this network's healthcare staffing needs. Commenting on the new agreement, TeamStaff's President and CEO, Rick Filippelli, st...

2009 Pizzigati Prize for Public Interest Computing Awarded to Darius Jazayeri

...eri began work on OpenMRS four years ago as the lead software developer at Partners in Health, a Boston nonprofit that's working globally to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Partners in Health, teaming up with the South African Medical Research Council and the Regenstrief Institute at th...

Mayo Clinic researcher says improved detection of bladder tumors reduces cancer recurrence

...to the therapeutic procedure. This acts as a prodrug that initiates a series of biochemical reactions in malignant cells which result in significant, preferential accumulation of photoactive porphryins. When the blue light is turned on, the tumors emit a red fluorescence. "The cancers appear bright red compared...

Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Strong 2008 Financial Results

...g and R&D for third party customers; Additionally, we believe we continuously make our operation more efficient and position Lotus to benefit from preferential tax policies offered in Inner Mongolia. Once our plant in Inner Mongolia begins to run at full production capacity, which we believe will be in 2013, ...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.31 Including $0.45 Per Share Charge Related to the Ongoing United States Attorney's Office Investigation

...eatment of COPD, later this year. As is evident from our pipeline of both late and earlier stage products, Forest continues to have access, often preferential access, to the many new compounds initially developed by other companies, some also based in the U.S. and others outside the U.S. Importantly, Forest...
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Imaging Results From the ADAGIO-LIPIDS Reveal That Effects of Rimonabant on Cardiometabolic Risk Profile Include Loss of Visceral Fat and Mobilization of Liver Fat

...was, how does rimonabant work?" "Results of the CT imaging study are pretty straightforward. We found that rimonabant therapy for one year induced a preferential mobilization of visceral adipose tissue compared to placebo (reduction of 10.1% vs placebo, p<0.0005), which was greater that the loss of subcutaneous...

GSK Cervical Cancer Candidate Vaccine CERVARIX (R) Demonstrates Long-Term Protection for More Than Six Years

...HPV-007 Final Analysis. To be presented at: SGO's Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer. March 10, 2008 (5) Bulk S, Berkhof J, Bulkmans NW, et al. preferential risk of HPV16 for squamous cell carcinoma and of HPV18 for adenocarcinoma of the cervix compared to women with normal cytology in The Neth...

Financial Results for Full Year 2007: NicOx Significantly Advances Clinical Programs

... In February 2007, NicOx successfully completed a capital increase with preferential subscription rights for existing shareholders, which raised net proceed...h and cash equivalents is primarily attributed to the capital increase with preferential rights completed in February 2007, the net proceeds of which amounted to eu...

New Analysis from 14 Countries Identifies Drug Access Priorities to Achieve 2010 AIDS Treatment Target

...ing procurement bottlenecks and strengthening national procurement systems for ARVs and other medicines and ensure grantees are procuring medicines at preferential prices. -- Bilateral programs (PEPFAR, etc.): Work with national treatment programs, community organizations, PLWHA and other partners to support na...

Independent publication supports the profile of CeNeS phase II compound, CNS 5161

...ave studied a radioactively labelled version of CNS 5161. They have shown that CNS 5161 is a selective and high affinity NMDA receptor antagonist with preferential binding to the activated form of the receptor. The group also demonstrated that CNS 5161 penetrates the brain well and can be used to label selectivel...

Breast Cancer and HER-2/neu: Diagnostic Tools for Targeted Therapy

...of Her-2/neu protein (also called c- erb B2), which is overexpressed in approximately 2530% of breast cancers. With herceptin (trastuzumab) and other preferential medications available to treat these patients, the need has emerged for routine laboratory methods to detect Her-2/neu overexpression. A wide array o...
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Highlights from the March editions of ESA journals

...y of the low-lying plants, including downed woody plants, shrubs and grasses that fueled these burns. But human activities, such as livestock grazing, preferential logging of large trees and outright fire suppression or exclusion have led to changes in forest structure. Increases in tree density, smaller tree siz...

MIT researchers explain mystery of gravity fingers

...ding issue in soil physics," said Cueto-Felgueroso. "Lab experiments of water infiltration into homogeneous, dry soil, repeatedly show the presence of preferential flow in the form of fingers. Yet, after several decades, the scientific community has been unable to capture this phenomenon using mathematical models...

Researchers uncover mechanism of action of antibiotic able to reduce neuronal cell death in brain

...ved. Currently, ceftriaxone needs to be injected, which is not the ideal for patient therapy, however, the development of an oral form would be a more preferential way to treat patients. ...

Biology of Reproduction highlights

...l cells present, effects of stage of gestation and preferential homing of maternal cells to fetal organs of mice. ...lls per 100,000 neonatal cells in fetal mice, with preferential homing of these cells to fetal heart and lung, com...er and spleen (although other work cited indicated preferential migration of maternal cells to immunologically act...

Mechanisms of plant-fungi symbiosis characterized by DOE Joint Genome Institute

...rtnership with plant roots, a mycorrhizal root is created. The fungus within the root is protected from competition with other soil microbes and gains preferential access to carbohydrates within the plant. Thus, the mutualistic relationship is established. "Forests around the world rely on the partnership betw...

Reprogramming the debate: stem-cell finding alters ethical controversy

... for traditional embryonic stem cell research, which in recent years has been a contentious political issue. "It's going to fuel those who call for preferential federal funding only for non-embryonic stem cell research and it will certainly complicate any efforts to expand funding for embryonic stem cell resea...

Mechanism for the in-vivo transport of siRNA

...ient if the siRNA-fatty acid molecules are already firmly bonded to HDL and LDL before being administered. Stoffels team also discovered that there is preferential uptake into different tissues depending on whether an siRNA-fatty acid molecule is bonded to HDL or LDL: all LDL compounds trigger responses in the li...

Research suggests beta agonists may alter the immune system

...sts measured the effect of beta-agonists on white blood cells that were grown in the laboratory. They were surprised to find that the drugs promoted a preferential accumulation of type 2 T cells. Beta-agonists belong to a class of chemicals that include the hormone adrenaline produced by the body. Consequentl...

DOE JGI sequences, releases genome of symbiotic tree fungus

...c relationship that significantly benefits both organisms. The fungus within the root is protected from competition with other soil microbes and gains preferential access to carbohydrates within the plant. Such mycorrhizae are critical to terrestrial ecosystems, Martin said, since approximately 85 percent of ...

Synthetic molecule causes cancer cells to self-destruct

...patients could be selected for treatment based on the amount of procaspase-3 found in their tumor cells." Such personalized medicine strategies are preferential to therapies that rely on general cytotoxins, the researchers say, and could be the future of anti-cancer therapy. ...
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China Biologic Products Receives High-Technology Enterprise Certification to Qualify for Preferential Income Tax Rate

TAIAN CITY, China, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBPO) (''China Biologic'' or the ''Company''), one of the leading plasma-based pharmaceutical companies in the People's Republic of China (''PRC''), today announced that the Company's i...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Qualifies for Preferential Income Tax Rate

HARBIN, China, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), announced today that thre...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents Data on the Activity of CPX-351 Against Leukemia at the European Hematology Association Congress

...demonstrated that CPX-351 is taken up in higher levels by leukemic cells in the bone marrow than by normal bone marrow cells. They concluded that the preferential uptake of CPX-351 by leukemia cells may contribute to its enhanced efficacy and improved therapeutic index. About Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ...

China Biologic Products Announces Strong First Quarter 2009 Results

... Technology Enterprise Certification by the provincial government in Shandong Province, which allows the Company to be taxed at the preferential income tax rate of 15% instead of at the regular 25% rate, for a period of 3 years commencing January 1, 2008. -- One of China Biologic Pr...

Ascenta Therapeutics Announces Results of Preclinical Evaluation of AT-406 in Multiple Cancer Models

...based on the relative BH proteins expressed (specifically, Mcl-1 or Bcl-2). They showed that Ascenta's small molecule pan-Bcl-2 inhibitor, AT-101, had preferential inhibition in Mcl-1 predominant lines. They concluded that compounds with activity against Mcl-1 may be useful in the treatment of high-risk neurobla...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results

...sh flow from operating activities in 2008, up from $11.6 million in 2007. Recent Events of 2009 In January, the Company qualified for a preferential income tax rate of 15%, versus the regular rate of 25%, when three of its wholly-owned subsidiaries -- Harbin Tian Di Ren Medical Science and Technolo...

China Biologic Products Announces Strong 2008 Results

...igh-Technology Enterprise Certification by the provincial government in Shandong Province, which allows the Company to be taxed at the preferential income tax rate of 15% instead of at the regular 25% rate, for a period of 3 years commencing January 1, 2008. (2) One of China Biologic P...

Sinovac Biotech Co. Ltd., Sinovac's Beijing Subsidiary, Obtains High-Tech Enterprise Status

...th high-tech status are eligible for numerous potential benefits including, preferential treatment in obtaining other support from the government, competitive comme...nd foreign investment in advanced technologies, and has created a series of preferential tax policies to stimulate and promote the production of high-tech products,...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2009 OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL RESULTS

...the adjuvant setting in a multinational Phase III trial of more than 700 patients with cancers of the head and neck, citing the drug's preferential safety profile compared with other EGFR-targeting cancer drugs. - Two of YM's licensees for nimotuzumab, Daiichi-Sankyo Co., Ltd. in ...

A Scientific Milestone: Sex of Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego Determined Prior to Conception

... and artificial insemination technologies. The SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Reproductive Research Center is the only organization in the world to apply preferential sex-selection reproductive research to exotic animals. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090116/CLF054 ) "Our artificial i...
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Z-DNA

.... Z-DNA , discovered by MIT's Rich in 1979, is an alternate zig-zig-shaped form (or " ... One type reacts with both denatured DNA and Z-DNA . ... preferential binding to the left-handed z-dna form of synthetic polynucleotides ... ...

Rhizoid

...s. ... Root hairs are a specialized form of rhizoid . ... The rhizoid pole is marked by a cortical patch of dynamic actin that repositions ... preferential accumulation at the presumptive rhizoid was first detectable at 4 h ... Cell-sheet and rhizoid remains occurred separately or together dependin...

Renal portal system

...ying blood from the posterior part ... to the kidneys by the renal arteries. Source: Noland, George B. 1983. ... Our results strongly suggest a preferential movement of fluid through the renal portal system . ... of excess water via the renal portal system illustrates the ... latory systems ...
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