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More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

...ation please visit: HealthierGeneration.org . About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of ...

BD Adds Surveillance Capability to Infectious Disease Portfolio

..., and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,000 people in approximately 50 countries throug...

Detroit Physician Among 10 Finalists for J.H. Kanter Prize

...sicians. Founded a center that works to develop and improve culturally sensitive care systems, allocating scarce healthcare dollars to align with the pressing needs of his community in South Dakota. "It was indeed fortunate for all of us that the special souls nominated for the Kanter Prize ch...

Gold Standard/Elsevier Launches MedCounselor Consumer Drug Information Modules

...nacious commitment to product quality, Gold Standard/ELSEVIER solutions empower healthcare organizations, professionals and consumers to meet the most pressing healthcare challenges, improve patient safety and ensure optimal outcomes. To learn more about Gold Standard/ELSEVIER, visit www.goldstandard.com ...

YMCA of the USA Announces 16 Communities Selected for Statewide Policy Change Initiative to Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

... http://www.ymca.net to find your local YMCA. About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of ...

BD and Direct Relief International Team Up to Provide Free Diabetes Insulin Injection Products to Americans Impacted by the Economic Downturn

..., and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,000 people in approximately 50 countries throug...

BD Announces Results for Third Fiscal Quarter

..., and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,000 people in approximately 50 countries throug...

Call to the Youth of America: Palms for Life Fund Launches Film Competition to Document Hunger in the United States

...; Laufer-Rottman, who retired from the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) after 30 years, says the effects of domestic hunger are just as pressing as the epidemic of hunger and poverty on a global level. "Everyone knows what hunger looks like in third world countries, but the effects of hung...

FDA Approves Sculptra(R)Aesthetic, a Facial Injectable for Correction of Nasolabial Folds and Other Facial Wrinkles

...mfort, redness, bruising, bleeding, itching and swelling. Other side effects may include small lumps under the skin that are sometimes noticeable when pressing on the treated area. Larger lumps, some with delayed onset with or without inflammation or skin discoloration, have also been reported. In a key cli...

New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses as Nursing Shortage Looms & Nation's Health Care Needs Grow

...s of high performing organizations. To view both, visit www.rwjf.org/goto/wisdomatwork . The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of ...
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New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

...and working to make disease prevention a national priority. www.healthyamericans.org . The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of ...

Ezetimibe and Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Combo Pose No Increased Cancer Risk, Study Shows

...imen versus the other treatments studied. "These data will hopefully return the conversation between physicians and patients back toward the most pressing public health risk in America -- unmanaged high LDL that can result in heart disease or stroke -- the nation's number one and number three killers," c...

Key Protein May Lead to Faster Acting Anti-Depression Drugs

...sion. This new research shows that p11 activates a serotonin receptor in the brain known for producing rapid antidepressant response. "There is pressing clinical need for faster-acting antidepressants," says Greengard. "An understanding of the cellular mechanisms underlying the therapeutic actions of t...

CDC Analysis Finds Unique Social and Behavior Intervention Helps Reduce MRSA Rates Up to 62% in Study Hospitals

...e concepts emerging from the new science of complexity . Visit www.plexusinstitute.org . The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of ...

Rendell Administration Announces Health Research Grants From Tobacco Settlement Funds

...e applicant pool for high-level research positions. "These grants will support research that seeks to find answers to some of Pennsylvania's most pressing health issues," said Secretary James. "This announcement also reaffirms Governor Rendell's commitment to use tobacco settlement dollars to improve pub...

Cardio3 BioSciences Raises EUR13.7 Million in Series B Fundraising and Grant Funding

... cardiovascular disease. The Company's lead product, C-Cure is a highly innovative approach to the treatment of heart failure, one of the world's most pressing unmet medical needs. Based on a strategy developed by Cardio3 BioSciences' founders and leveraging technology from Mayo Clinic, C-Cure allows the diff...

Trellis(R) Peripheral Infusion System Removes Blood Clots in Largest Reported Prospective Endovascular DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Patient Series

...rapid-fire presentations from world-renowned vascular specialists with emphasis on the latest advances, changing concepts in diagnosis and management, pressing controversies and new techniques. Press registration details can be found at www.VEITHpress.org . VEITHsymposium is sponsored by Cleveland Clinic (C...

A Window Into Parkinson's Disease

... A new study being published in this Friday's online edition of Cell will help answer the question, what causes Parkinson's disease? One of the most pressing questions in the medical research into Parkinson's disease is what causes the sensitive cells in the brain to die in the first place. Answering this q...

Chipscreen Biosciences and HUYA Bioscience Int'l Announce Promising Preclincial and Phase I Solid Tumor/Lymphoma Data for Chidamide/HBI-8000, New HDAC Inhibitor for Cancer

...ination with a wide variety of marketed anti-tumor agents. HUYA's Integrated Co-development Model (ICM) The global pharmaceutical industry faces a pressing need for new untapped sources of pre-clinical and clinical stage compounds for the drug development process. HUYA was one of the first companies to re...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces New Regional Participant in The National Children's Study

...ually will follow a representative sample of 100,000 children from across the U.S., seeking information to prevent and treat some of the nation's most pressing health problems, including autism, birth defects, diabetes, heart disease and obesity. "The children enrolled from Burlington County represent a sna...
Pressing in Medical Products

Thermomat Patient Warming System

Description:... The T5002 has it's temperature set by means of a switch and confirmed by pressing a button. A green LED indicates the unit is on and a flashing amber LED indicates the unit has reached the required temperature. A red LED and an audi...
Company:JMW Medical Ltd

Heart 2005A Transtelephonic ECG Loop Event Recorder

Description:...erm transtelephonic monitoring. Simple to use, the patient presses a button once symptoms begin in order to record all pre and post ECG segments. By pressing the "transmission " button, the patient sends the recorded ECG over the telephone to Aerotel's Heartline Receiving Station (HRS) for immediate diagnos...
Company:Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd.

MagPro Compact

Description:...andle together with the trigger button and status LED Enable/Disable function conveniently located on the handle Control stimulations by pressing the manual button on the coil handle, or with triggers received from external source. MagPro Compact automatically shots down five minutes afte...
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

CP-690E Automated Projector

Description:... patients. The CP-690E lets you program up to 33 charts in any order you wish, freeing you to conduct an examination in a darkened room simply by pressing one button each time you want to move to the next chart. In addition, the CP-690E's programmable random access gives you the option of performing an e...
Company:Marco Ophthalmic, Inc.

i-stethos

Features:... Superior sound clarity is achieved by simply pressing the 8-step volume control button Adjustable binaurals allow for maximum comfort and isolation from ambient noise, with 3 tension settings available ...
Company:Andromed Inc.

OME-8000 Dual Stereo Surgical Microscope

Features:...ut the field of view and eliminates shadows in deep, hard-to-visualize sites. Improved balance allows the microscope frame to be maneuvered simply by pressing a switch on the hand grip. This significantly reduces user fatigue during the procedure. Precise microscopic field movement for optimum positioning w...
Company:Olympus America Medical
Pressing in Medical Dictionary

Palpate

...lurbs' on ... Palpate information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other ... Palpate : To examine by feeling and pressing with the palms of ... Biblioteca de la Salud en Español. Enciclopedia Ilustrada de Salud. Centro de ... The health care provider may palpate you...

Diaphragm

...gm is a dome-shaped cup that fits over ... The diaphragm is a dome-shaped rubber cup with a flexible rim. ... Fold the diaphragm in half by pressing the opposite sides together with the ... Find out whether the diaphragm is a good postpartum contraceptive choice for you. ... Preparing to us...

Bronchi

...nchi . bronchoscopy. computed tomography. cyanosis. fibrosis. mucus. neurologic. opioids ... Alternatively, the bronchus may be blocked by something pressing ... Bronchus summary with 5 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research information, and more. ... Bronchi are the respiratory...

Aneurysm in the brain

... brain aneurysm ... A brain (cerebral) aneurysm is a bulging, weak area in ... In other cases, an unruptured aneurysm will cause problems by pressing on ... ... such as a blot clot in the brain itself ("intracerebral hemorrhage) and/or ... What is a brain aneurysm ? How serious is the...

Angina

...toms, causes and treatment of this type of chest pain. ... Angina (an-JI-nuh or AN-juh-nuh) is a symptom of coronary ... Angina feels like a pressing or squeezing pain, usually in the chest under the ... Angina is usually precipitated by exertion. ... Angina is chest pain or a sensation of...
Pressing in Biological News

$29.4 million grant establishes CTSI at NYU in partnership with Health and Hospitals Corporation

... Business, the Silver School of Social Work, the Courant Institute for Applied Mathematics and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to bear on the pressing problems facing New Yorkers. Robert Berne, NYU's senior vice president for health, said, "This grant is not only a great achievement in and of it...

1-finger exercise reveals unexpected limits to dexterity

... slippery Teflon surface linked to a force-measuring sensor. First, the volunteers simply pressed as hard as they could without moving. Then, still pressing as hard as they could they moved their fingers against the surface to the beat of a metronome. "As expected, maximal downward force diminished when...

T-STAR grant funds genetic studies on shrimp and papaya and endangered cycad rescue

...ndangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Red List of endangered species. "This project addresses a pressing horticultural problem, an acute invasive species crisis, fundamental questions concerning pollinator-plant interactions in an ancient lineage of plant...

Urban myth disproved: Fingerprints do not improve grip friction

...l Biology at http://jeb.biologists.org . Because the friction between two solid materials is usually related to the force of one of the materials pressing against the other, Ennos and Warman had to find a way of pushing a piece of acrylic glass (Perspex) against Warman's finger before pulling the Perspex...

Rutgers research tackles childhood epilepsy

...cangelo, an associate professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. "Clearly there is a pressing need to come up with new strategies for treatment." D'Arcangelo's mutant mice lack a gene (Pten) that suppresses cell growth in some neurons, resul...

Mars mission could ease Earth's energy supply crisis

...ExoMars - Europe's next robotic mission to Mars in 2016 - but now due to fly on a NASA mission in 2018, could also provide the answers to the globally pressing issue of energy supply. A major study by the Imperial College London, funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), aims to use...

Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet

...democracy activist Frances Moore Lapp says we already know how to solve the pressing issues of our time, such as climate change and world hunger. But she says ...e final concept she wants to challenge is the idea that our problems are so pressing there's no time for democracy, and only an authoritarian regime can save us...

University of Liverpool awarded $3.3 million for genomics hub

... of England. Professor Neil Hall, from the School of Biological Sciences and Principal Investigator of the North of England Hub, said: "There is a pressing need to understand the basis of genetic variation and to use it to define the most appropriate treatment for each patient with a particular condition....

Scientists urge global action to preserve water supplies for billions worldwide

...Information Technology (Calit2), and bringing social sciences together with physical and biological sciences to promote solutions to the world's most pressing sustainability issues. "Solutions to immense problems have small beginnings and we began here," said SSI Senior Strategist Charles Kennel, who serv...

Poor treatment for common vertebral compression fractures

...burg, Sweden, shows that the majority of patients still have severe pain one year after the fracture. Vertebral compression fracture describes the pressing together of a vertebra in the spine such that its height is decreased. Approximately 15,000 patients suffer from vertebral compression fractures in Sw...
Pressing in Biological Technology

Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

...r working with us, they are amazed at how easy it is to work with us; and gas sticks are now a problem of the past. They can move on to tackling more pressing issues." Aztech Controls maintains a Class 10 cleanroom for assembly and testing with high purity utilities (DI Water, N2, Ar, He), a complet...

4th BTLtec Conference on 24-25 Sep in Graz, Austria features Biomass to Liquids Innovators Sharing Updates on Pyrolysis and Gasification Technologies, Syngas Application, BTL Value Chain and a Site Visit to the Biomass CHP Gussing Plant.

...(BTL) and the potential of pollutants emissions reduction in vehicle applications. As the BTL industry moves towards commercialisation, there is a pressing need to move forward with cost effective solutions for the entire BTL value chain, from Transporting Feedstock to Conversion Technologies as productio...

DuPont and Arzeda Collaborate to Develop Improved Crops to Increase Productivity

...and professor of biochemistry at the University of Washington, "I'm very pleased and excited to see technology developed in my lab applied to the pressing global problem of agricultural productivity." Arzeda's groundbreaking technology integrates the power of chemical catalysis, the high select...

Mach One Corporation Begins Trading on the OTC Bulletin Board Under the Symbol 'MNCN'

...e Corporation ( www.machonecorp.com ) is a global wellness company that provides biotechnology based solutions to help address one of the world's most pressing and costly needs -- positive, long-term health and longevity benefits for humans and disease-threatened animals of commercial operations. While animal...

BD Announces Live Webcast of Third Fiscal Quarter Earnings Conference Call

... and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,000 people in approximately 50 counties throug...

Sundia and 2 Other CRO Companies Granted Express Customs Clearance Privilege in Shanghai

...nies due to high import/export volume, numerous categories, new products, strict storage requirements, etc. Fast customs clearance has become the most pressing need of CRO companies. Therefore, Shanghai Pudong Customs and Pudong International Airport Customs jointly proposed selecting some CRO companies in th...

Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New E-Course Focused on Health Policy

...Health reform isn't the only front-burner health policy issue on Capitol Hill today. This module explores recent or proposed "movement" on five other pressing issues related to healthcare quality and cost, including Medicare Part D non-interference clause, comparative effectiveness research, drug reimportati...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

..., and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 28,000 people in approximately 50 countries throug...

NCIIA Honors Top Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Teams

...and are judged by a panel of faculty and industry representatives. Judges evaluate the teams on a variety of criteria--winners are required to solve a pressing clinical problem; meet technical, economic, legal and regulatory requirements; feature a novel and practical design; and show potential for commercial...

Mach One Corporation Developing a Nasal, Hand Carried Product as Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

...Corporation ( www.machonecorp.com ) is a global wellness company that provides biotechnology based solutions to help address one of the world's most pressing and costly needs--positive, long-term health and longevity benefits for humans and disease-threatened animals of commercial operations. While animal w...
Pressing in Biological Products

C6 Flow Cytometer System from Accuri Cytometers, Inc.

Description:...ogrammed for automatic decontamination and cleaning of the fluidics system. pressing the power button to turn off the instrument triggers the C6 Flow Cytometer ...ill remain in the fluidics lines until the instrument is turned on again by pressing the power button. When powered on, the C6 Flow Cytometer will automatically...
Company:Accuri Cytometers, Inc.

Cellject Uno 220V includes instruction manual, optimization guide and 10 cuvettes (5 2 mm and 5 4 mm) from Thermo Scientific

Description:...timum efficiencies in bacterial and yeast applications. The user simply selects one of two voltages and either one mm, two mm or four mm cuvettes. On pressing the pulse button the electroporator charges, then automatically releases the pulse....
Company:Thermo Scientific
Pressing in Biological Definition

Drosophila

...over winter in warm places." (Weigmann, 2003) They appear on over-ripe fruit in kitchens, they swarm in thousands about the residue produced by the pressing of grapes or apples for wine. They nibble on marmalade and other preserves, and wherever vinegar is standing open, they are there. Adult flies as we...
Pressing in Biological Dictionary

Nerve roots

... one of the eleven pairs leaving the ... User-created article on sciatica. Includes causes, diagnosis and ... sciatica is a spinal disc herniation, pressing on one of the sciatic nerve roots . ... Tarlov cysts information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological ... fluid that mos...

Loci

...ear of LOCI funding (FY2004), a preliminary evaluation ... Research priorities for the LOCI Action Agenda are derived from ... ... professional pressing of the now seasoned self-titled debut from loci ' ... The loci sound' resounds the likes of Jamie T and Patrick Fitzgerald – using a ... Develop...

Fermentation

...ceutical Association Medical Terms ... However, humans began to take control of the fermentation process at some point. ... How wine is made. ... pressing the grapes extracts juice as well as additional color and tannins. ... Rotary presses and fermentors at Gallo of Sonoma ... ...

Animal

...Michigan site offers ... Engaging communities, government leaders, and like-minded organizations around the world to achieve lasting solutions to pressing animal welfare and conservation ... NOVA Online presents Animal Hospital ... behavior leads the owner to "put the animal to sleep. ... Text...
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