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AVMA: Veterinarians Need to Be Included in Proposition 2 Implementation

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) thanks the citizens of California for taking the time to consider and vote on Proposition 2. Now that it's passed, extra care -- and the advice of veterinarians and animal welfare scientists -- must be ...

Statement by Californians For SAFE Food Regarding Proposition 2 Results

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Californians for SAFE Food, the statewide coalition endorsing a No vote on Proposition 2, extends sincere gratitude to the California family farmers, food safety and public health experts, veterinary, consumer, business, agricultural, labor and community gro...

Why Law Enforcement Supports Proposition 4

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years after their 12-year-old daughter was impregnated by a 24-year-old man who took her for a secret abortion to cover up his crime, a San Bernardino County couple found out what happened and reported it to police. Without the parents' involvement, the ...

Plaintiff's Lawyer Orders Lead Testing on 3 Popular Herbalife Products; Results Show 728% More Lead Than Allowed by Law Under Proposition 65 Violation

Investigator accuses Herbalife (NYSE: HLF ) of being less than candid about recent publicized lead testing results; sites difficulty in confirming two labs did testing OAKLAND, Calif., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Christopher Grell ordered lab tests on behalf of...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Celebrates Passage of Proposition 15

Grassroots Activism, Cancer Group Partnerships and Bi-Partisan Support Key to Passage of Landmark Cancer Research Legislation DALLAS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure, together with its 12 Texas Affiliates, commends Texas voters for passing Proposition 15, bringing $...

Texas Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Sen. Kirk Watson, Rep. Patrick Rose, Singer Kelly Willis, Breast Cancer Survivors and Activists Rally for Passage of Proposition 15

Texas Joins Nationwide Campaign Challenging U.S. to Close the Gaps in Breast Cancer Research, Care and Mortality AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, the Texas Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will host hundreds of breast cancer survivors and activists at the...

Private 3D Ultrasounds Enabling Moving Pictures of Fetus may Be a Risky Proposition

Pregnant women have been warned against exposing their unborn baby to a 3D ultrasound imaging session offered by private clinics, as such a move is fraught with risks. This// advice has been offered by medical experts, in the wake of growing popularity of three dimensional ultrasounds enabling movi...

CareFirst Joins Partnership of Blues Plans as Owner of NASCO

...their operational performance. "CareFirst's decision to become an owner of NASCO further demonstrates the growing strength of NASCO's value proposition to Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans," said John Ladaga, President and CEO of NASCO. "Our solutions leverage true economies of scale, which i...

Medifast Reports Record Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ution platforms," commented Michael S. McDevitt, Chief Executive Officer of Medifast, Inc. "Medifast is showing that even in a weak economy, the value proposition it provides its customers continued to be communicated and accepted. Additionally, with the increasing focus that preventative healthcare is currentl...

WellPoint Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...f executive officer. "We are in the midst of the 2010 National Account selling season and are having an outstanding sales year. With our leading value proposition of broad networks and superior discounts, we already have 14 new or expansion sales for 2010 and expect another year of significant membership growth ...
Proposition in Medical Technology

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

... to dispel the clot) could potentially be utilized successfully in these patients. "As we considered the possibilities, it became an exciting proposition to pursue our hypothesis," said Nogueira. "Traditionally, these patients had been deemed untreatable. But if the therapeutic window could be expan...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study

...tated Orville G. Kolterman, M.D., senior vice president of research and development at Amylin Pharmaceuticals. "These data continue to build the value proposition for a once-weekly treatment that, if approved, has the potential to help patients improve their diabetes management." "The results of this study ...

SynergEyes, Inc. Raises $13.3 Million in 'Series C' Financing

...the potential to deliver a truly transformational vision correction product. "During the due diligence process, our firm realized the compelling value proposition SynergEyes offers not only patients, but also eye care practitioners," said Renee Masi, Managing Member of BioStar. "The market potential for a produc...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Clinical Program Update

...st Phase III clinical trial of Acetavance in fever announced earlier this year, we believe that the results of this study further strengthen the value proposition for Acetavance," said Ted Schroeder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadence. "We believe that there is a significant unmet need among patien...

California Stem Cell Agency Exaggerated Its Role in Funding Key Research

...science,'" said Simpson. "If only that were true. More often than not -- as in this case -- it's all about appearances, hype and claiming credit." proposition 71 that created CIRM passed by 59 percent of Californians voting in 2004. Consumer Watchdog's Stem Cell Oversight and Accountability Project is workin...

Nuvelo Announces Phase 2 SONOMA-3 Trial Did Not Meet Target Product Profile and Discontinues Alfimeprase Development

...r catheter occlusion, has been shown to restore catheter function in more than 80 percent of occluded catheters within two to four hours. "The value proposition for alfimeprase in CO was to restore catheter function with similar efficacy to CathfloActivase, but in a much shorter time frame. We did not see the ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in Second US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

...harmacoeconomics, we believe that the development of our Gentamicin Implant for the US market represents an excellent commercial opportunity and value proposition for our shareholders. With the commencement of this second phase 3 trial, our sights are now well and truly set on NDA filing once these trials are co...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients

...harmacoeconomics, we believe that the development of our Gentamicin Implant for the US market represents an excellent commercial opportunity and value proposition for our shareholders. The commencement of this phase 3 trial, our first in the US, is a landmark event for the Company and demonstrates our full commi...

New Conflict of Interest Violations Revealed at California Stem Cell Institute

...an Klein likes to call 'the gold-standard,' but they are absolutely meaningless unless there are consequences when they are broken," said Simpson. proposition 71, passed by 59 percent of Californians in 2004, created an oversight board fraught with potential conflicts of interest. "Most of the people handing...

Interview of the Vice President

...hat's how they see it. That's what they say when they want to describe it. If you look at their strategy, it hasn't changed a lot. It's based on the proposition not that they can defeat us, not that can beat us in a stand- up fight -- they can't, they never have -- it's based on the proposition that if they ki...
Proposition in Biological News

Early family ties: No sponge in the human family tree

...r body, as some earlier molecular studies repeatedly claimed, then we would all be descendents of such sponge-like organisms," explains Wrheide. "This proposition generated a lot of attention in the past. But our results clearly disagree with it." The analyses also revealed that ctenophores and cnidarians most l...

The secret to chimp strength

...ely, since chimps have fewer motor neurons, each neuron triggers a higher number of muscle fibers. So using a muscle becomes more of an all-or-nothing proposition for chimps. As a result, chimps often end up using more muscle than they need. "[A]nd that is the reason apes seem so strong relative to humans," W...

Companies use MDDexec event to launch products

... launch new products. Under the motto “The crunch - a huge opportunity” industry professionals discuss important topics such as KAM, value proposition and online training all with the aim to overcome pricing pressure in this fast changing landscape.  Randi Altschul, the CEO from POP TEST state...

Gene with probable role in human susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis identified

...s ). Although a third of the world population is infected with M. tuberculosis, only 5 to 10% of them will ever develop tuberculosis, giving rise to a proposition that there may be a difference in genetic variants within the genes involved in host immune response. ...

BIO-key(R) Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

... "We are seeing unprecedented industry-wide interest in biometrics and wireless applications. I believe the market is finally catching up to our value proposition of biometrically secure identification. We believe we are well positioned for profitability." BIO-key's net loss was ($0.9 million) for the first qu...

Managing uncertainty important in ecological balance: ASU researcher

...y human exploitation. Still others have more nuanced viewpoints or inconsistent perceptions. The condition of the natural world is not an either-or proposition the biosphere is never perfectly balanced or wholly poised on the brink of a precipitous crash, Kinzig says. It can be at once robust and fragile, st...

Midlands Consortium delighted to be chosen to host £1 billion energy institute

...egion with companies such as E.ON UK, Caterpillar, Rolls-Royce, Toyota, Alstom, Siemens and EDF who all have a significant presence here. This strong proposition of global business at the forefront of the global energy sector combined with the international success of our universities is a winning combination. ...

A healthier start to a pig's life

... methods could benefit significantly from this new SuilektinĀ® product. Other sophisticated weaning foods are available, but are not always an economic proposition for the farmer, as the profit margin on pig production is not high. "We are very interested in finding a producer for SuilektinĀ® and it could reach th...

Brain's 'gambling circuitry' identified

...cognitive processes, such as learning, planning, and choice. "For example, a bipolar subject during a manic episode may invest in a risky business proposition either because they misperceive the risk to be lower than it actually is, or because they accurately perceive the risk to be high but may have impaire...

Many cleaners, air fresheners may pose health risks when used indoors

... day, five days per week, 50 weeks per year, would take in about 80 micrograms per day of formaldehyde, double the guideline value set by California's proposition 65. In addition, the person's intake of fine particulate matter during the hours spent cleaning would exceed the average federal guideline level for a...
Proposition in Biological Technology

PDI Appoints Gerald P. Belle as Lead Independent Director

...o accept this new appointment as lead director of PDI, especially as the Company continues to expand its strong presence in the industry and the value proposition it brings to its customers in an ever-changing environment. As such, I look forward to working with PDI management and my fellow board members who re...

iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian to Advance Cellular Reprogramming

..."As the founding investor in Pierian, we are delighted to now support the formation of iPierian and a technology that we believe will change the value proposition of drug development," said Dr. Ashley Dombkowski, the managing director at MPM Capital who co-founded Pierian along with MPM managing director Robert ...

LaVoie Group Selected by Vaccine Developer, Profectus BioSciences, as Agency of Record

...ia, pharmaceutical partners and physicians." Shawn Patrick O'Brien, Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Profectus BioSciences has a strong value proposition since the vaccine sector has emerged as a key revenue generator for big pharma with favorable legislation, relatively low development risk, exemplary ...

ChemDiv Group Acquires Prudentas Through ChemRar High Tech Center

...ogram" integrated approach to increasing external R&D programs value will certainly save time and money for our clients, and creates an attractive proposition for many of our existing and potential sponsors. About ChemDiv ChemDiv, Inc. (ChemDiv) is a global contract research discovery and develo...

Exenatide Clinical Data Analysis Shows No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events

...py has the potential to become the first weekly therapy to treat type 2 diabetes with glucose control and weight loss. This could offer a unique value proposition for patients, payers and physicians." Initiation Of New DURATION-5 Clinical Study The companies have initiated DURATION-5, a new phase 3b stu...

Batman Teams with Senator Katherine Laforge to Help Free America from OPEC

...andestinely work together, backed by substantial funds, to corrupt the present democratic system to establish their own plutocracy. Unfortunately, the proposition is a believable scenario and as the story unfolds, some will find themselves wondering if it has not already happened. Hulagu's Web is more than a nov...

CIRM Completes Briefing Visit to Stemedica Cell Technologies

...ased in San Diego, California. About CIRM: The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) was established in 2005 with the passage of proposition 71, the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Act. The statewide ballot measure, which provided $3 billion in funding for stem cell research at Cali...

VirtualScopics Achieves Operating Cash Flow Breakeven in the Fourth Quarter 2008; Reports Record 2008 Revenue and Gross Profit

...n 65% increase in the average size of new projects which now stands at $350,000. These two items, we believe, provide the best validation of our value proposition to the industry." He added, "On top of this confidence we are seeing from our customers, we also achieved our 2008 guidance in delivering a 50% gross ...

ExL Pharma Presents The Pharmaceutical Managed Markets Insight & Marketing for the Pharmaceutical Industry Conference

... marketers need to consider in today's dynamic marketplace," Jordan said. "More than ever, brand marketers must establish a clear and compelling Value proposition for payer decision makers that supports brand positioning, and achieves favorable access and reimbursement on public and private payer formularies." ...

Cytopia and Other Progen Shareholders Maintain Call for Meeting

...tions are passed, and once the remaining number of shareholders has been determined, Cytopia intends to present the new Progen board with a compelling proposition to consolidate the two drug development companies and deliver a leading Australian cancer focused biotechnology company that has the full support of b...
Proposition in Biological Definition

Evolution

...at an organism's DNA sequence, in the absence of selection, undergoes a steady accumulation of neutral mutations. The probable mutation effect is the proposition that a gene that is not under selection will be destroyed by accumulated mutations. This is an aspect of genome degradation . Selection of organ...

Homunculus

...ding to the legend, whenever an agent does anything intelligently, his act is preceded and steered by another internal act of considering a regulative proposition appropriate to his practical problem." "Must we then say that for the ..[agent's].. reflections how to act to be intelligent he must first reflect ...
Proposition in Biological Dictionary

Mating

...de selection of Literary books to choose from. Watch Free mating videos at vidi.us ... Horse mating Documentary ... Mating is a high stakes proposition and there's no telling what females want and ... Ladybug Mating Game, a Life & Style Game from AddictingGames: Hot ladybug love. Help set the...

Hypostatic

...ation that takes an element of information, such as might be expressed in a proposition of the form X is Y, and conceives its information to consist in the relation between a subject and another subject, such as expressed in a proposition of the form X has Y-ness. The... The English adjective hypostatic come...

Flagellum

...p://www.talkreason.org ... About the Bacterial Flagellum video and more:More at http://www.detectingdesign .comDetailed response to Nick Matzke's proposition on the bacterial flagellum : Computataional flagellum locomotion. Flash Organisms. Levitated Source is Daily ... A flagellum is a lash like ap...

Eugenics

... center of American eugenics research from 1910-1940. Includes reports, articles, ... Introduction to the pseudo science that is dedicated to the proposition that all men are created unequal. Eugenics - Definition of Eugenics at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary ... Note: Eugenics was a popul...
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