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The Scleroderma Foundation Applauds Introduction of First Bill in the Senate Promoting Research and Awareness of Scleroderma

DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation applauds Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) for introducing S. 1545, the "Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act" in the United States Senate. This important legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Charles Schume...

What are the most effective ways of promoting physical exercise in adults?

A study published this week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine has found that of six interventions promoting exercise in adults in Australia, encouraging the use of pedometers simple step counting devices that can be used as a motivational tool and promoting physical activity through mas...

Texas Health Resources Recognized by National Business Group on Health as Leading Employer Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Employees

Texas Health one of 63 businesses honored in Washington, D.C. ARLINGTON, Texas, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Health Resources has received the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award from the National Business Group on Health. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/...

CVS Caremark Recognized with Gold Award from National Business Group on Health for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Employees

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) is proud to announce that it has been named as one of the nation's leading corporations for innovative programs promoting a healthy workplace and for helping its employees and their families to make better choices about thei...

UPMC and UPMC Health Plan Recognized by National Business Group on Health As a Leading Employer Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Its Employees

UPMC and UPMC Health Plan One of 17 Platinum-Level Award winners PITTSBURGH, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC and UPMC Health Plan have been honored by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) as one of the nation's leading corporations for innovative programs that promote a healthy workplac...

Insurance Leader Praises Senator Kennedy for Promoting Long-Term Care Aid for All Americans as Part of Health Reform

While Diverging from Kennedy On Some Points, Denise Gott Agrees that Everyone Needs Protection for Longer-Lasting Illnesses and Disabilities, Not Just Acute Ones KIRKLAND, Wash., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The traditionally conservative insurance industry can come to terms with a Democratic Congr...
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Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...to treatment. About PTHrP and PTH In bone metabolism, PTHrP (parathyroid hormone-related protein) and its analogs are critical peptides for promoting new bone formation. Though they act through the same receptor, PTHrP and its analogs play a distinct biological role from the PTH (parathyroid hormone...

ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer

...Corporate Communications Ronald L. Weiss, MD, MBA. "Our goal is to help our clients improve patient care as well as reduce unnecessary expenditures by promoting the benefits of KRAS testing." KRAS mutation-detection assays test colorectal cancer to determine whether a particular therapeutic strategy...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

... American Association of University Women: Since 1881, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has been the nation's leading voice promoting education and equity for women and girls. The foundation's mission has been advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and resea...

HEALTHPOINT-Sponsored Venous Leg Ulcer Clinical Trial Enrolls First Subject for Second Phase II Study

...asts are present together. By allowing the cells to be in contact with each other following spraying onto the wound surface, it is thought that growth promoting and healing signals will be generated that can support healing of the wound by the patient's own cells. Typically caused by impaired microcirc...

Bayer Announces New Data on Novel Anti-cancer Compound BAY 73-4506

...nic pathways, including VEGFR and TIE2. BAY 73-4506 has also been shown in preclinical studies to prevent the proliferation of tumor cell lines while promoting apoptosis (cell death) by directly targeting several oncogenic TK receptors. The clinical significance of these studies is not known and warrant furt...

Kensey Nash Announces Presentations on its Cartilage Repair Device at the International Cartilage Repair Society Meeting

...d solution for the treatment of focal articular cartilage defects by providing a device with the requisite biomechanical and biological properties for promoting osteochondral repair," he concluded. The CRD is a composite of several resorbable biomaterials, utilizing the Company's proprietary collagen tech...
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G-1 trabeculum

Description:...le for signs of glaucoma and other central retinal maladies. The extended housing is optimized for static or dynamic gonioscopy - reducing fatigue and promoting rotation on the globe with minimal effort . Available in standard (flange) or new glass NF (no-flange/no-fluid) design. Volk recommends the "Flanged"...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

TotalCare® Bariatric Bed

Description:...ntelliDrive® Power Transport System Reduces the number of, and effort of, staff required to transfer bariatric patients, improving efficiency and promoting patient dignity. FlexAfoot™ Retractable Foot Mechanism Caregivers can customize the overall length of the bed. The retracted footboard provi...
Company:Hill-Rom Services, Inc.

IGF-I

Description:... Insulin-like growth factor I or somatomedin-C, is a peptide highly dependent on growth hormone and has potent growth promoting activity. IGF-I is transported in serum by several IGF-binding proteins. In the diagnosis of growth disorders, measurements of IGF-I are a useful adju...
Company:Nichols Institute Diagnostics

COLA

Description:... COLA is a nonprofit, physician-directed organization promoting quality and excellence in medicine and patient care through programs of voluntary education, achievement, and accreditation. COLA provide laboratory p...
Company:COLA

Dermajuvenate "Quigong Machine

Description:... "Qigong is an Ancient Chinese Method of enhancing health that dates back thousands of years. Essentially, Qigong fosters health and healing by promoting a smooth flow of Qi (energy) throughout the body so that the body can heal itself. However, it takes time to master Qigong. Fortunately, Spa de Soleil...
Company:Spa De Soleil

S/5 MRI Monitor

Description:...RI The S/5 MRI Monitor is designed for the special needs of the MRI environment. It allows you to manage your entire patient population during MRI, promoting safety and flexibility. Though designed specifically for the MRI environment, it also offers all the key benefits of the S/5 Monitoring System: acc...
Company:Datex-Ohmeda, Inc.
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American Dietetic Association

...ic charity. Its mission is to fund the future of the dietetics profession through research and education. The Foundation's vision is to be a leader in promoting and achieving healthy weight for children, helping to reduce the growing prevalence of childhood obesity. ADAF achieves its goals by providing support...
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Warts

... infection, specifically by the... The American Academy of Dermatology is committed to advancing the science of medicine and surgery related to promoting a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. Explains the causes, transmission, and treatment of common and genital warts . Many of us...

Volvulus

...The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the ... A volvulus is a twisting of the intestine that can occur in childhood. ... Volvulus due to malrotation often occurs early in life, u...

Vitiligo

... vitiligo causes and pigmentation. The American Academy of Dermatology is committed to advancing the science of medicine and surgery related to promoting a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. Provides articles and other resources to help patients with vitiligo , especially children, and t...

Vitamin C

...ome to be known as a "wonder ... Considering the many benefits vitamin C may provide, that mandate is deceptively ... A non-profit corporation promoting scientific research on vitamin C . Includes news, summaries, books, articles, and links. ... with High Doses of Vitamin C ... Vitamin Exp...

Urticaria

...hat are the ... as urticaria . ... The American Academy of Dermatology is committed to advancing the science of medicine and surgery related to promoting a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. urticaria n. See hives . [New Latin urticāria , from Latin urtica , nettle. ... Chronic urtic...

Tinea versicolor

... are: Small scaly patches of ... The American Academy of Dermatology is committed to advancing the science of medicine and surgery related to promoting a ... Tinea versicolor also is more ... Tinea versicolor is relatively common. ... People with a history of tinea versicolor should tr...
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AZTI-Tecnalia coordinates a platform promoting the use of zebrafish in scientific research

This release is available in Spanish . AZTI-Tecnalia is coordinating the First Spanish Technological Platform on the promotion of zebrafish as an animal model in all fields of scientific research. The platform, known as DareNET, has the support of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innov...

Groovy protein essential for promoting cancer development

Scientists have determined the detailed structure of an essential piece of the telomerase enzyme, an important contributor to the vast majority of human cancers. Understanding the physical shape of the protein has led to a better understanding of how it acts to immortalize cells ?and should help sc...

Researchers uncover mechanisms of estrogen in promoting cell death in breast cancer

A laboratory study has uncovered new details about how estrogen can activate natural pathways that kill certain breast cancer cells or tumors. The results raise the possibility that estrogen therapy may overcome resistance to certain breast cancer hormonal therapies. The study appears in the Decemb...

NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists

... and also are used by the body to fight bacteria and stimulate the muscle cells that line blood vessels. This project looks at NADPH oxidases' role in promoting scarring in a mouse model of heart disease. Risk factors for heart disease in women: Young and middle-aged women tend to have higher mortality and ...

ADA releases position paper on food and water safety

...od industries and appropriate government agencies to ensure the safety of the food and water supply by providing education to the public and industry, promoting technological innovation and applications and supporting further research. ADA's position paper was written by registered dietitians Julie A. Albre...

Protein that promotes cancer cell growth identified

...) have found that the Caspase-8 protein, long known to play a major role in promoting programmed cell death (apoptosis), helps relay signals that can cause cance...ical process in cancer metastasis. "Caspase-8 has a well defined role in promoting apoptosis, especially in response to activation of the so-called death rece...
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GlaxoSmithKline Named A Top Employer for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

National Business Group on Health Names Leading Companies that Promote a Healthy Workplace PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a national non-profit organization of large employers, today named GlaxoSmithKline (...

Group promoting classified research elects officers

The Wisconsin Security Research Consortium held an organizational meeting last week to name its leadership. The group will try to bring classified research to Wisconsin institutions. Tom Hefty, former co-chairman of the Governor's Economic Growth Council, is president of the board of directors. ...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

... DLL4 results in broad-spectrum anti-tumor activity via multiple mechanisms, including disrupting angiogenesis, inhibiting cancer stem cell growth and promoting cell differentiation. OMP-21M18 is currently in a Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with advanced solid tumors. This trial will also assess pharmac...

Exciton Technologies receives FDA approval to market exSALT(TM)

...er has powerful antimicrobial properties. In the proper chemical form, it is proven as a highly effective wound-care agent with important benefits for promoting healing and preventing infection. Exciton's exSALT(TM) antimicrobial technology uses a patented chemical deposition technique to form a coating of act...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...d hard tissue healing. The Gene Activated Matrix technology platform is expected to be further expanded with the use of other genes capable of promoting bone repair, in order to biologically enhance surgical spinal fusion procedures in patients with degenerative disc disease. Exemplary genes include a...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... portion of our total net sales; a determination by a regulatory agency that we are engaging in inappropriate sales or marketing activities, including promoting the "off-label" use of our products; the loss of branded product exclusivity periods and related intellectual property; and exposure to securities tha...
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GIBCO AmnioMAX-C100 Basal Medium liquid from Invitrogen

Description:...sists of AmnioMAX-C100 Basal Medium (Cat. No. 17001-082) and AmnioMAX-C100 Supplement (Cat. No. 17002-080). It is complete with antibiotics and growth promoting agents, and requires no further supplementation (1). The medium and supplement are also available separately....
Company:Invitrogen

Mouse Anti-Human ANAPC2 Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone 8G2 from Novus Biologicals

Description:... Mouse monoclonal antibody to ANAPC2 - anaphase promoting complex subunit 2...
Company:Novus Biologicals

TransIT-siQUEST Transfection Reagent from Mirus Bio Corporation

Description:...plete growth media, with no media change or serum addition required. TransIT-siQUEST Reagent efficiently delivers siRNA to a wide range of cell lines, promoting high levels of target gene expression knockdown. These unique features make the TransIT-siQUEST Transfection Reagent ideal for siRNA-mediated gene sil...
Company:Mirus Bio Corporation

TransIT-siQUEST Transfection Reagent from Mirus Bio Corporation

Description:...plete growth media, with no media change or serum addition required. TransIT-siQUEST Reagent efficiently delivers siRNA to a wide range of cell lines, promoting high levels of target gene expression knockdown. These unique features make the TransIT-siQUEST Transfection Reagent ideal for siRNA-mediated gene sil...
Company:Mirus Bio Corporation

Skeletal Myogenesis Assay from CHEMICON

Description:...MICON's Skeletal Myogenesis Kit provides the reagents to efficiently differentiate mouse C2C12 myoblasts into mature skeletal myotubes. By efficiently promoting myogenic differentiation, the kit is a valuable tool in studies examining myogenesis, transcription factor regulation, and in developing strategies fo...
Company:CHEMICON
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Anaphase

...al microtubules . Anaphase begins abruptly with the highly-regulated triggering of the metaphase-to-anaphase transition. At this point the Anaphase promoting Complex (APC) becomes activated. This terminates metaphase (M-phase) activity by cleaving and inactivating the M-phase cyclin required for the func...

Bacterium

...d the kingdoms Eubacteria and Archaebacteria . He argued that each of these and the eukaryotes all evolved separately and in 1990 emphasized this by promoting them to domains , which were renamed the Bacteria, Archaea , and Eucarya . This redefinition has generally been accepted by molecular biologists b...

Bacterium

...d the kingdoms Eubacteria and Archaebacteria . He argued that each of these and the eukaryotes all evolved separately and in 1990 emphasized this by promoting them to domains , which were renamed the Bacteria, Archaea , and Eucarya . This redefinition has generally been accepted by molecular biologists b...

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

...w drugs suggest that future antidepressants will not work on serotonin exclusively. Since the expiration of Eli Lilly's Prozac patent, Lilly has been promoting their new SNRI, duloxetine. 5-HTP supplements instead of SSRIs In mid 2004, a Congressional hearing on prescription drugs noted that 1 in 6 c...

Stem cell

...he United Kingdom , the law states that a license may be issued to enable embryos to be created or used for research for the following purposes: promoting advances in the treatment of infertility, increasing knowledge about the causes of congenital disease, increasing knowledge about the causes of ...

Thermoregulation

... of blood through the skin, and so tends to cool the body, and vice versa. Also the special nerves of perspiration can increase or lessen heat loss by promoting or diminishing the secretions of the skin. There are greater difficulties in the exact determination in the amount of heat produced, but there are cer...
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Transformation

...ng of Unmanned Vehicle Systems to Soldiers in ... It identifies the critical elements of transformation , assigns roles and responsibilities for promoting transformation , and describes how ... What are Lean Leaders and how do they support transformation ? Isn't DHS doing a good job now? ... Will t...

SCAR

...ng is a natural part of the healing... The American Academy of Dermatology is committed to advancing the science of medicine and surgery related to promoting a ... Wide scars can often be cut out ... scar n. A mark left on the skin after a surface injury or wound has healed. ... v., scarred , scar ...

Punctuated equilibrium

... Niles Eldredge and Stephen Jay Gould was ... Punctuated Equilibrium is a theory about how the evolutionary process works, ... The publisher, promoting Punctuated Equilibrium , suggests "we may now be living ... Encyclopedia information on Punctuated Equilibrium ... Punctuated Equilibria ...

Promoter

... the genes they regulate, on the same strand and upstream . An entertainment promoter is a person or company in the business of marketing and promoting concerts, festivals, raves, nightclubs or other live events. Find out what being a promoter involves and decide if this job is right for ... In a...

Primer

...ication programs for students, business professionals, and corporations. promoting Responsibility in Middle East Reporting monitors media in Connecticut for bias and coordinates ... PRIMER ... About PRIMER -Connecticut. promoting Responsibility in Middle ... The Adobe Acrobat PDF documents that make u...

Polysaccharide

...ride Peptides at NexTag.com. Find Great Bargains on Sporting Goods, Toys, Collectibles, Car Parts, Food, and the Good Things in Life. Dedicated to promoting the commercial development of biobased, environmentally friendly polysaccharide polymers which are useful as fibers, films, coatings, ... PNEUMOC...
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